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Stuttgart: Julius Hoffman, 1911. Hardcover. Second edition. Quarto. Olive green cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover. Rebacked with modern green spine. Marks from removed cellophane tape visible along edges of boards. Foxing to endpapers, very light yellowing to outer edges of pages, prevous owner's name in pencil on front endpaper. Filled with black and white photographic illustrations. 201 pages. FURN2/5030. Very Good.
New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1937. Hardcover. 4to. Very good +. Light brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to black spine. Black design to front board. No Dj. Incription to front free end page. light foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright with many illustrations throughout. Antiques. ANT112121. Very Good +.
New York: Amphora, 1996. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (Hendin). Third edition, first printing. Lists over 525 different coins; ancient weights; Biblical quotations; translations; charts; drawings; and more than 900 photographs. 316 pages plus 31 pages of plates. Fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. In orange and black dust jacket with white title to spine panel. Clean and bright. ANT/091310. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: The Century Co., 1908. Hardcover. First Edition. An interesting collaboration between a gem expert (Kunz) and an employee of the fisheries branch of the American governement (Stevenson). Kunz researched and wrote about "antiquity values, comerce, wearing manipulation, treatment, famous collections, aboriginal use, and the illustrations, while [Stevenson wrote about the] history, origin, sources, fisheries, culture, mystical properties, and the literature of the pearl" (introduction). Possibly the most comprehensive book on pearls spanning centuries and covering many cultures. Filled with illustrations including 17 in full color. A thick quarto bound in light blue cloth boards with elaborate gilt design to front board and spine. Slight fading to spine, minor rubbing and light soiling to boards, and minor bumping to corners. Spot of discoloration to rear board. Interior is clean and bright. 548 pages. ANT/062922. Very Good.
Camden: Thomas Nelson and Sons and Everybody's Press, 1968. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine in fine dust jacket. Navy blue cloth boards with silver title to spine. Clean, bright interior filled with black and white illustrations. Also includes several full color illustrations. Dark blue illustrated dust jacket with gold title and illustration of a spoon to spine panel. Jacket is price clipped, else fine. Pristine interior. 416 pages. Antiques. ANT/121608. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
Basel, Switzerland: Puppenhausmuseum Steineck-Siftung, 2000. Paperback. Limited to 2500 copies. First Edition. Includes pictures of the museum's extensive collection of teddy bears, dolls, carousels and doll's houses. Thin quarto. Bound in light grey paper wrappers with color photographic illustration to front cover and black title to spine and front panels. Clean and bright. Filled with full color photographic illustrations. Text in English. An excellent reference for a collector. Laid in brochure from museum with stain to one edge. 230 pages. ANT/122719. Fine.