All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1800 item #1335622
Acquest-Art
$180.00
Fables de La Fontaine (French) published in 1792 by Henri Vincent in Lausanne, Switzerland. Hard cover worn somewhat by use but all pages and images in good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1335621
Acquest-Art
$85.00
Classic book by Jules Verne (French) edited by Hachette in 1925
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1335620
Acquest-Art
$500.00
Rare book by Edmondo de Amicis, translated by J. Colomb and illustrated by C. Biseo with 183 images. Edited by Hachette, Paris in 1883
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1910 item #1335538 (stock #DSU-365)
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a CHARMING VICTORIAN CIRCA 1900 ORIGINAL FRAMED COLOR TINTED PHOTOGRAPH! Attributed to the ULLMAN MANUFACTURING Company, we have had these wonderful tinted prints in much smaller sizes; this particular one is EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE and is a DELIGHT to behold with it's enchanting CHILD MOTIF, and fancy original wooden GILDED FRAME, making it the PERFECT accessory item for display with antique dolls! The photograph is in WONDERFULLY PRESER...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1335466 (stock #TBD00222)
Albumen photograph mounted on grey stock of a shallow pool in the foreground the ruins of some walls and columns in the middle and Vesuvius in the distance. A very well printed image with deep contrasts in tones. The image is from around 1875. 7 9/16 tall by 10 3/16 inches (19.5 x 26 cm). Card 13 by 16 inches (33 x 40.5 cm).

Condition; Generally excellent with a few surface scratches...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1335463 (stock #TBD00220)
Albumen of three large columns and a couple of men in front of a large forum (?) with Mount Vesuvius in the distance mounted on grey stock. Excellent tones and sharp image. 7 38 inches tall and 9 ¼ inches wide (18.5 x 23.5 cm). Sheet 18 by 22 inches (46 x 56 cm).

Condition; excellent with minor surface scuffing to the image...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1335107
Doris Frohnsdorff
This item is currently being auctioned
PETER RABBIT AND JIMMY CHIPMUNK. Illustrations by Virginia Albert. (Cover illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat). Chicago: Saalfield, (1918). 8vo. Pictorial endpapers. Printed throughout in blue and red. Title page in color plus twelve color illustrations. Please note: photos 4 - 7 had bad lighting - the pages are whiter than shown. Paper chipped from spine otherwise very good.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1930 item #1335105
Doris Frohnsdorff
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PETER RABBIT AT THE CIRCUS. Written By Alma Hudson. Pictured By Richard Hudson. New York: Cupples & Leon Co. (1921). 6 1/4" x 4 3/4". Original red boards with color pictorial label on front cover. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings and six full page color plates. 48 pages. Minor staining to the fore edges of a few pages and inoffensive light pencil marks on 3 pages otherwise in very good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1990 item #1334802
MINIATURE BOOK. Peter Arrives In The Promised Land. MSGR Francis J. Weber. Designed by Francis Braun. 1 of 600 copies printed by the Junipero Sierra Press. Bound in full gilt stamped white leather. All edges gilt. SIGNED by MSGR WEBER. The frontispiece is a 1980 VATICAN stamp. Keepsake of the Miniature Book Society Grand Conclave V. In fine condition. Measures 2 7/8" x 2 1/8".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334799
A GROUP OF 7 MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS From The Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V. Skokie, Illinois, 1987, The items are: 1. Book - JOHN 13; 2. Book - Conclave V - # 82 of 100 copies (SIGNED); 3. Bookmark; 4. Book - The Almond Tree; 5. Metal pin; 6. Set of Splendid Press Bookmarks; 7. Book - Wise Kwaks. All in fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334797
MINIATURE BOOK. The Private Press Of Don Hildreth. The Story. Catalogue No. 1. 1987. Printed wrappers plus 12pps. A catalogue with details of Hildreth's first three publications: 1. Jose The Burro; 2. The Tramp Printer; 3. Coyote. Measures 3" x 2". Presented as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. In fine condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334795
MINIATURE BOOK. Domenico Burchiello. Erespin Press, 1987. Printed wrappers plus 8pps. Portrait frontispiece. Presented by Carol & David Kent as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. Measures 3' x 2 1/4". In fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334790
MINIATURE BOOK. Dingbats & Small Cuts From Mauritom Press. Paper wrappers plus 8 pps. Black and white illustrations throughout. Issued as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. Measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/8". In fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1990 item #1334749
BOOKS, By Edward P. Morgan (from "Clearing the Air"). Issued as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, September 1987. A fabulous miniature book with design, typography, and binding by Robert E. Massman. Calligraphy by Helene E. Sherman. Illumination by Eloise C. Massman. The book is triangular in shape with a hand colored label on the cover. The illumination depicts an Owl and is signed with the artist's initials. In fine condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334747
THREE MINIATURE BOOK KEEPSAKES: 1. On Books. Thomas Carlyle; 2. The Good Book Press, Peter & Donna Thomas; 3. A Good Book. Anatole Broyard. The three items were issued as keepsakes at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V held at Skokie, Illinois, September 1987. Item 1 was issued by The Bronte Press. Paper wrappers plus 8 pages. Signed. Measures 2 3/4" x 2". Item 2 was issued by Peter & Donna Thomas. A folder containing a photo of the printers. Measures 3" x 2"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1910 item #1334181 (stock #695)
hotoke antiques
$150.00


According to this handmade dictionary, this Japanese apprentice (Tokuhei Sakaiya) quoted to study Kanji Chinese character from newspapers, and had been using it in his work place (Rinkichi Matsumoto general store, Mibu-cho, Shimotsuka, Tochigi prefecture) during the time he was 12 to 19 years old in Meiji period, 1897-1904. Real mingei calligraphy as a story of a boy. 194pp. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1333986
Taylor Publishing 1992.The cover shows light wear, the price is clipped and there is an inscription on the front free paper. The book itself is in mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1800 item #1333964 (stock #7288)
A 1733 Augustus II Poland death commemoration medal with a 1782 girl's birth inscription pendant. The medal itself measures 1-11/16" across and it is made of silver. It was one of a few different designs minted in Poland honoring Augustus II (12 May 1670 – 1 February 1733) who was the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. There are very few of this design (we've found only two examples) and it features a portrait of Augustus on one side and an allegorical scene on the other...