Japan Ancient Buddhist Paintings book NY Graphic Society by Arrangement with Unesco.
Book of Japanese Temples Sculpture paintings Gardens and Architecture Abrams c1964 by J. Edward Kidder, Jr I. C. U., Tokyo January 31 1964. Todaiji Toshodaiji Taimadera Muroji Byodin Chusonji Joruriji Jigoji and Kozanji Kenghoji and Engakuji Saihji and Ryoanji Kinkakuji and Finkakuji Daitokuji. This book is in excellent conditiion with its original slip case. Measures 14.5 x 11 inches.
Virgina Metal Crafters "The Stallion" cast iron horse bookends c1954. These beautiful well cast bookends retain their original black painted surface. Each bookend measures 9.5 inches to the top of its ears, 7.75 inches across and 2 inches deep.
Pair of W. K. Cowan Co., Chicago, solid mahogany pillar bookends, circa 1900. This is a very well made and heavy pair of bookends, capable of holding a row of books securely. Each bookend measures 7.5 inches wide at the base, 3.5 inches deep at the base and 5.5 inches high. The W. K. Cowan Company was in business from 1894 until 1916. William Kennett Cowan (b 10/24/1869); Graduated Chicago Manual Training School 1889; Trained in architecture with Henry Ives Cobb (Chicago Varnish Co. Building, the Columbian Exposition, Newberry Library, Liberty Tower in Manhattan, and the King Edward Hotel in Toronto, and other notable places); Cowan designed and supervised all of the plumbing plumbing and "related fixtures" for the Columbian Exposition in 1893 Chicago.
A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy Laurence Sterne. The limited editions club at High Wycombe, England c1936. Signed on back by the designer Eric Gill and the Ilustrator Denis Tegetmeiser. Printing by Hague and Gill High Wycombe England. This copy is number 301. First Edition in water silk dust jacket. Measures 11 .75 inches by 9.5 inches. MInt condition