After many moons...We have started to catalog some of our unique Oversized Titles.
La Peinture Decorative en France, du XIe au XVIe Siecle
Gelis-Didot, Pierre and Henri Laffillee
Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies, (not dated). second edition. Hardcover. Oversized portfolio, 3/4 green cloth and marble illustrated paper boards; unpaginated explanatory text pages with bw illustrations, 57 color plates. Fair+ (shelfwear to portfolio with cloth spine torn completely through, age toning throughout, chipping to page edges, missing plates 18, 30 and 44). Item #189193
Text is in French. Decorative Painting in France, from the 11th to the 16th Century. Not dated but approx date is 1895.
Le Metal: Premiere Partie, Le Fer. Deuxieme Partie, Le Bronze, le Cuivre, l''Etain. Le Bronze; Le Cuivre, L'Etain, Le Plomb
Paris: Ateliers Photomecaniques D.-A. Longuet, (not dated). Hardcover. Two oversized portfolio volumes; gray paper boards with burnt orange lettering and illustration on front covers, brown tie closures. Volume 1 is (4), 22 pp followed by 80 plates. Volume 2 is (3), 18, (2), followed by plates numbered 81-166. Fair (heavy shelfwear and soiling to portfolios, part one is missing the tie closures. both volumes are age toned, soiling mainly along edges, Second part states it has 86 plates so possibly the last one is the missing one as all others are present.). Item #189191
Text is in French. Le Musee des Arts Decoratifs Series. v. 1 Le fer, par Louis Metman & Henri Le Secq des Tournelles.--v. 2 Le bronze, par Louis Metman & J.L. Vaudoyer.
La Casa Artistica Italiana. La Casa Bagatti Valsecchi in Milano
Bagatti Valsecchi , Giuseppe and Pietro Toesca
Milano: U. Hoepli, 1918. Hardcover. Oversized tan cardboard covers with handwritten name; 31 pp text followed by CLX bw plates. Good+ (missing covers with a makeshift cardboard cover, plates all present and in clean, clear condition.). Item #189144
Text is in Italian. The Italian Artistic House. The Bagatti Valsecchi House in Milan, Architecture and Interiors in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century Style of Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi of Belvignate, Furniture from the 14th to the 16th Century: Doors, Fireplaces, Sculptures, Ceilings, Furniture, Carvings, Bronzes, Weapons, Irons , Majolica, Jewelery, Ivory, Glass, Embroidery, Tapestry, Cvoi, Miniature, Paintings, Frescoes, 1str, Musical, Etc. CLX tables collected by G. Bagatti Valsecchi; preface and notes by P. Toesca, photographic reproductions. by Gigi Bassani.
Le Porcelaine de Chine: Origines -Fabrication, Decors et Marques - La Porcelaine de Chine en Europe - Classement Chronologique - Imitations, Contrefacons
Du Sartel, Octave
Paris: Ve A. Morel & Cie, 1881. Hardcover. Blue cloth portfolio boards with gilt lettering, blue silk ribbon ties; III, 230 pp with bw illustrations, XXXII plates in bw and color. Good- (shelfwear to portfolio; age toning and foxing throughout; color plates are lightly age toned mainly along borders but are otherwise clean and clear, bw plates have heavier age toning). Item #189115
Text is in French. Chinese porcelain. Origins - Manufacture, decorations and brands - Chinese porcelain in Europe - Chronological classification - Imitations, counterfeits.