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1 ART OF THE CONGO
Minneapolis, MN Walker Art Center 1967 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book without a dust jacket. It is an Exhibition Catalog of objects from the collection of the Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Africa/Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium. It toured the U. S. And Canada in 196-1969. A clipping from the Minneapolis Star and Tribune is laid in. Black and white photography and text in English. There is light rubbing in places to the black background, mostly at the corners and spine. There is a . Light scratch on the rear cover. Clean. There are no marks or writing. ; 4to; 71 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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2 BANDBOXES AND SHOPPING BAGS
Washington, D C Smithsonian Institution 1978 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover book with photographs from a collection in the Cooper-Hewitt Museum featuring bandboxes and shopping bags. There is a white background to the heavy stock paper covers with color. It is tight, bright, clean and crisp looking. The interior is also clean and crisp. There iare no marks or writing. There are three pages of text written by RIchard B. Oliver, Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Design. Most of the pages contain photos of items from the collection with source and measurements. ; 4to; 31 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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3 CATALOGUE OF RARE CHINESE RUGS OLD SPECIMENS AND REPRODUCTIONS From the Collection of Frederick Moore Formerly of Peking (Auction Catalog)
New York, NY Anderson Galleries 1918 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover Auction Catalog from Anderson Galleries of New York presenting the rugs of Frederick Moore - January 3, 1918. The cover is beige art paper with simple printing on the cover. There is one color plate (frontispiece) . 40 pages. 131 items. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and clean. Because the paper cover is soft art paper and designed with thin yap (overlap) edges, there are hints of soft corners. There is also a chip at the bottom of the spine and a closed tear at the top of the spine - now carefully restored. There are no marks or writing. The interior pages are bright and crisp and no mark-ups. ; 4to; 40 pages 
Price: 68.00 USD
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4 CHINESE FOLK ART
Taiwan National Museum Of History 1980 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket and slipcase. The book is tight , bright, very clean and without marks or writing. There is a trace of a pencil price erasure. The dust jacket if equally crisp and clean and has been protected in a thin, lightweight, see-through, removable plastic cover. The slipcase is also crisp and clean and with barely any wear. Photo illustrated in color and black and white. The images are mostly full page. In English and Chinese. An appendix with precise dimensions and background is also in English. ; Photographs; 4to  
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 HANDZEICHNUNGEN UND GRAPHIK ALTER MEISTER
Bern Kornfeld Und Klipstein 1974 First Edition Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a tall softcover auction catalog from the auction house of Kornfeld and Klipstein for auction 151 held in June of 1974.. The bright red cover Is printed with the title (above) and the name of the auction house and a large facsimile of the monogram of Albrecht Durer. The reverse side of the front cover has an inscription (name of female) and is signed "Gift from E. Kornfeld"; . Kornfeld's name was Eberhard W. Kornfeld. There are 41 pages of printed text related to the auction items and 39 pages of images. There are five images of Claude Lorrain in a heliiogravure type printing. One is a full page, blank on the revese; two fold-outs printed on one side each, two prints back-to-back on one fold-out. All other images are black and white half tone on glossy paper. There is a light touch of wear at the corners. The covers and pages are very clean. This appears to have been an auction of important artists, including Rembrandt, Piranesi, Tiepolo, Montegna. ; 4to; 80 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Angelo, Joseph A. STAMPS TELL THE STORY OF NUCLEAR ENERGY
Washington, D C U. S. Energy Research Commission And Development Administration 1975 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book about stamps featuring the atom and nuclear energy. There is a two part Introduction. The two main sections are about Discovering The Atom and Using Atomic Energy. There is a Reading List, Appendix. There are many images of stamps in black and white and detailed background and history. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean with a faint hint of discoloring at the edges of the cover on the rear panel. ; 8vo; 100 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 Bank, Hermann Precious Stones & Minerals
London Frederick Warne 1970 Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Tipped in Photographs 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. It contains masterful photographs of cut/uncut stones/jewelry for common/uncommon gems. The text is by Dr. Hermann Bank of Idar-Oberstein Centre in Germany. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. It appears to be unused and unread. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean with just a light touch of edgewear at the spine. The jacket is protected from any further wear in its see-through, removable mylar cover. This book has been well cared for. ; 4to 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8 Lacey, Robert SOTHEBY'S BIDDING FOR CLASS
Boston Little Brown And Company 1998 0316511390 / 9780316511391 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean and without any marks or writing. Theunclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. There are some black and white photographs and illustratio ns of historical Sotheby's memorabilia. There is a heavy emphasis on the Jacqueline Kennedy auction. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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9 Tonomura, Kichinosuke Catalogue of Kurashiki Museum of Folk Craft Volume 1
Okayama, Japan Kurashiki Museum 1973 Very Good+  
SIGNED. This is a softcover book without a dust jacket. It is Volume 1 only. It is inscribed and signed by K. Tonomura. The inscription is to Dr. J Woehl. The book is fresh and clean with barely a hint of wear at the corners. There is introductory text in English; comprehensiv e text in Japanese, and color and black and white plates in English and Japanese.; Vol. 1; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 24.00 USD
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10 Warren, David B. with Katherine S. Howe and Michael K. Brown MARKS OF ACHIEVEMENT: FOUR CENTURIES OF AMERICAN PRESENTATION SILVER
New York, NY The Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston With Abrams 1987 0890900442 / 9780890900444 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a softcover book in very nice condition. The book would be near fine if not for a former owner name and date in the upper corner of the first page (the half-title page) . TIght binding, no creases on the spine. No chips or wear. Clean covers and interior. Beautifully illustrated in black and white tona and, crisp photographs, some with a slight tint, Additionally, there are some outstanding full page color photos. ; 4to; 207 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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