A History of France by M. Guizot, published in Boston by Estes and Lauriant, 1869, in 6 leather bound volumes. Very good condition with 340 illustrations. Each volume measures 7 x 10 inches. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER, 756 MIDDLESEX AVE, OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm. www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
First edition, first printing hard cover volumes of American Silver Collected by Philip H. Hammerslough: volumes II (copy 247, published 1960), III (copy not numbered, published 1965 and signed by Mr. Hammerslough), and IV (copy 94, published 1973). Self-published in Hartford, CT. Fine gray buckram and gray paper covered boards with a gilt on a black title block on the spine and a gilt on black title block on the front board. Volume 111 has wear to the title block on the spine. Volume IV has its dust jacket which has a 2" split and edge wear. Only 350 copies of each volume were printed. Each illustrated throughout with detailed black and white photographs. Each volume is in tight clean condition with just a bit of corner denting.
The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords, auction catalogs complete in 3 volumes. Sothey's New York, 10/28-29/2004. Very good condition. Each measures 9.25 x 12 x 2 inches.
The Collection of the Garden LTD Magnificent Books and Manuscripts, Sotheby's NYC, 11/9-10/1989 auction sale catalog. Black linen hard cover. Just a bit of rubbing to the cloth, gilt lettering all intact, pristine pages and tight binding.
Bruno Giorgi, edited by Marcos Antonio Marcondes. Published by Art Editora, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1980; first edition. Hard cover. Text in Portuguese and English, extensive images of the sculptor and his work, some in color. Clean excellent condition. Dust jacket shows wear at the edges but is clean. Measures 9.75 x 11.5 x 1 inch.