All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1940 item #1276360 (stock #b6894)
A Large Album of 24 Japanese Paintings by Haruta Koujin Dated Showa 12 (1937) Size of paintings with album open 19 x 13 ins. (48.3 x 33 cms) This large format album was produced as a celebration of someone's 88th birthday, a significant event in Japan known as Beiju. The artist seems to be a Haruta Koujin but we have been unable to identify him. The calligraphy is very unusual and artistic but difficult to translate. Note the painting of the famous Zen rock garden at Ryoanji in Kyoto...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1930 item #1244347
‘A Tale of the 45’ founded on fact. The Battle of Culloden. Three original pen and ink sketches by Artist/Author C Marjorie Hardie which dates from 1929 and was produced for a children’s book. They depict The Laird of Cluny Castle and his escape from English soldiers around the time of Culloden in 1745. Very well sketched, two are nicely mounted and the other smaller one is loose. The original typed story manuscript accompanies these sketches...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1930 item #1244343
1920’s Boys Story Three Original Sketches with Manuscript ‘A Firework Flare Up’ by Bertha Leonard 1929. Three original pen and ink sketches by RL Watkins portraying the ‘Boys Own – Ripping Yarns’ style of the period. Each finely executed and signed with initials lower left, presented along with the original typed manuscript of ‘A Firework Flare Up’ by Bertha Leonard consisting of 300 words with handwritten punctuations. A nice collection which would make a great alternativ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1930 item #1244339
1920’s Two Original Ink Sketches Children’s Story ‘The Cat That Killed The Bad Gnome’ An interesting pair of pen and ink sketches entitled ‘’The Cat That Killed The Bad Gnome’ by Anne Grey. Complete with the original typed 600 word manuscript including pencilled revisions.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1930 item #1244338
Six lovely pen and ink sketches nicely presented within a mount along with a 1000 word story entitled ‘Mad Magic’ by Olive Chandler. This is the original typed manuscript which has been punctuated and revised by the Author. Mad Magic is about a Prince and an ugly Princess, Giddy Goblin, a witch with a cracked cauldron, a gold car and a happy ending with moral to the story. I think that these would make an original and alternative Christening gift for a child, one remembers many years of h...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1492 item #1204060 (stock #8462)
A 15th Century French Medieval Period "Book of the Hours" illuminated folio or page on velum (both front & back of page shown), brilliantly colorful hand painted and gold leaf boarder & capital lettering. School of maitre Francoise, c. 1470. Custom matted and gold leaf, double glazed frame. Dimensions: 10 1/2" H x 8 4/3" W Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...