PETER RABBIT. A PIRATED edition of Beatrix Potter's famous story originally published by Frederick Warne. Potter is given no credit in this edition. Published by M.A. Donohue & Co, Chicago & New York. Red cloth. Measures 8" by 6 1/4". Patterned and illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece and 26 full page color illustrations. The book is complete but shows signs of typical wear such as marginal tears. One page has had a tear repaired with scotch tape which is present but has yellowed with age...
TWO VERY LARGE CHRISTMAS CARDS WITH NORMAN ROCKWELL DESIGNS. Grant. The Curtis Publishing Company, 1973. Card No.1. "GOD BLESS US EVERY ONE". Depicted is Tiny Tim from Charles Dickens' "Christmas Carol". The original oil painting by Rockwell was used for the cover of "The Saturday Evening Post", December 15, 1934. Card No. 2. "THE DISCOVERY" Depicts a young boy having discovered Santa's costume in a chest of drawers...
A soft cover book written by Nancy Beliner and published in 2010 by the Yale University Press in association with the Peabody Essex Museum. "For centuries, China's Forbidden City has captured the world's imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 million tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong Garden--itself a 'mini-Forbidden City' inside the Forbidden City--has remained sequestered from view...
A soft cover book published in 1997 by Raimage, Tanger, Morocco.
Colored photos of the region of Agadir, on the coast near the Atlas Mountains.Text by Mohamed Temsamani. 95pp
This rare engraving depicts the siege of Szczecin (Stettin), situated on the river Oder (north to the left), at that time part of Swedish Pomerania. A combined allied force of Poles, Austrains and Brandenburgians, under General Jean-Luis des Souches, invested the fortress on the 19th (29th) of September 1659...
CELTIC, Danube Region. Imitating Philip III of Macedon. Circa 3rd Century BC. Silver Tetradrachm (16.71 gm; 2 mm). Nicely struck on a full flan, high relief, choice extremely fine and toned.
Athens. Circa 165-42 BC. Silver Tetradrachm (16.98 gm; 30 mm). Well struck on a nice broad flan, choice extremely fine and lightly toned.
THESSALY. Thessalian League. Ca. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Silver Drachm (6.15 gm; 20 mm). Lovely style, well struck from a high relief dies on excellent metal. Choice superb, extremely fine.
THRACE, Island of Thasos, 2nd-1st centuries BC. Silver Tetradrachm (16.90 gm; 31 mm). Nicely stuck on a nice broad flan. Choice extremely fine and lightly toned.
MOESIA, Istros. ca. 4th. Century BC. AR Silver Drachm (5.55 gm; 18 mm). Well struck from a high relief dies and well centered. Choice extremely fine.
PONTOS, Amisos. 3rd-2nd centuries BC. AR Siglos (4.15 gm; 16 mm). Head of Hera right, wearing turreted crown / Owl standing facing, wings spread. Cf. RG 11; Cf. SNG BM Black Sea 1118-9. Lovely strike . Elegant style. Struck in high relief. Well-centered. Choice Good Extremely Fine. Lightly toned.
The Silk Road is not a single road, but rather a network of routes extending from the Far East to Europe, including such storied cities as Alexandria, Tyre, Samarkand, Herat, and Xanadu. One cannot overstate the impact of the Silk Road on the cultural exchange between East and West...
A large coffee table book published in 1985 by Park Lane.This is the first printing of this edition since the letter line ends in "a". There is light brown spotting on the top text block that carries over to the edge of one side of the jacket otherwise the book is in fine condition. (Please refer to photos- spots are lighter than photo.) A collectible hard cover in its original dust jacket with plastic sleeve. 432pp.
THRACIAN OR SCYTHIAN Coson, after 54 BC, AV Stater (8.37 g), obi procession, rv eagle, wreath, scepter, NGC graded MS (mint state) which is the highest grade for a choice UNC. Full Luster. DIMENSION 20 mm. Nicely Strike on a broad flan. Excellent surface.
THRACIAN OR SCYTHIAN Coson, after 54 BC, AV Stater (8.63 g), obi procession, rv eagle, wreath, scepter, NGC graded MS (mint state) which is the highest grade for a choice UNC. Full Luster. Strike: 5/5, Surface: 4/5. DIMENSION 18 mm.
A small hard bound copy with jacket published in 1946 by Alfred Knopf New York. Tan cloth boards. Presumed second printing with colorful illustrations by Bill Crawford. Very slight wear on the jacket otherwise in fine condition. The original price is unclipped.
A stated first American Edition/first printing hard cover with jacket published in 2002 by Ecco, New York. Number line 10-1. B&W photos.There is one small black mark on the bottom edge of a page otherwise like new.
A good trio of bucket rummers which stand on capstan stems and circular feet. The bowls are panel cut with strawberry and fan decoration. Circa 1825.
Height: 5" (approx 12.5cm)
Diameter across top: 3 1/2" (approx 9cm)
A beautiful trio for those special occasions.
In good condition