WALTER CRANE BOOKMARK. SCOTTISH WIDOWS' FUND. Circa 1914. Measures 6 inches by 2 1/4 inches. Printed in navy blue and white on both sides. The obverse with a highly detailed design by Walter Crane of a woman on a swing, the word "MAY" at the top. Published by the (Mutual) Life Assurance Society. Top corners lightly creased and top edge toned otherwise in very good condition.
Measures about 9" x 7" / image size is 5" x 7"
This is a plate from a Nister children's book, very sweet with the girls doing their doll's laundry, the doll tossed to the side... kitten playing. Very good condition.
Replogle 32 inch Diplomat standing library globe
Vintage "Diplomat" library globe with touch-light, late Cold War (1947-1991) era. Made by Replogle Globes, Inc., U.S.A. The enormous orb is 32 inches in diameter (nearly 100 inch circumference). It stands 4 feet high including the magnificent mahogany stand. The stand has four carved legs supporting a horizon ring and bottom cross-stretchers with turned pedestal supporting the globe’s brass meridian ring...
Measures about 10-1/2" x 8"
Lovely antique chromolitho print of children in the woods. Some light age discoloration, mostly on the white border. Some corner bends in the border.
Measures about 3-3/4" x 3-3/4"
Here's a charming c. 1880's Marcus Ward Christmas card with a Kate Greenaway illustration, signed K.G.
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Possibly an unstated first edition written by Donald G. Mitchell. The book has green cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt top. Published in 1897 by Charles Scribner. The cover shows light wear, an owner's name in pencil is on the free paper and the book is slightly cocked. Pages 235 on have some type of very faint stain at the corners. 7¾" - 9¾" 294pp.
An early edition published in 1946 by Harcourt Brace & Co. The dust jacket on this small hard cover shows wear along the edges, and there is also a small tear on the back. Inscription on front paste down. 118pp.
A stated first edition published in 1932 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. There is a faint smudge on page 11, the textblock has some darkening especially at the lower corner, the back board shows some fading, and there is a small notation in pencil on the back free paper - otherwise the book is in fine condition. No dust jacket. 314pp.
A hard cover with green cloth boards and dust jacket published in 1936 by Charles Scribner & Sons. First edition/first printing with "A" noted along with the Scribner seal.The pages have toning, there is a name inscribed on the front free paper and also a note in pencil on the back paste down. The jacket has small tears, and some paper loss along the edges 602pp.
Measures about 5-1/4" x 3-3/4"
Here's a Victorian die cut of a young girl with a butterfly net and a butterfly coming toward her.
(One of a set of four I'm listing separately). Lots of detail, very nicely done.
The scan I'm uploading (on black background) is the same size as the die cut. There are a few tiny spots of superficial color loss, mostly on the stone area...
Published in 1989 by Casa Editrice Bonechi (Florence Italy) an illustrated soft cover with 150 colored illustrations. A valuable pictorial resource considering the current crisis in the Middle East.
A hand-colored black and white photograph with a monk standing next to the stupa in the "Xianshan Gongyuan" near Beijing. Dimension: 26 cm x 16.2 cm. Condition: margin with six pin holes, natural age toning.
A fine two-volume treatise on the work of this Huguenot cartographer and topographical artist, working in France, England and Florida, 1564-5. Two volumes in slip case. published by British Museum Publications, 1977. Superb condition.
Offered is a precious natural turquoise boulder from China in its genuine rich greenish-blue or sky-blue color and pure solid appearance from several thousands of years ago.
The pastel shades of turquoise have been admired by many great cultures such as ancient Egypt, the Aztects, Mesopotamia, Persia, and to some extent in ancient China since the Shang Dynasty...
Print measures about 16-1/2" x 9"
Here's another precious antique print in a style similar to Maud Humphrey. It could be hers but the border is trimmed with the date and information and it's not signed. The work is outstanding though. The girls could be twins except for their hair color. Print is pasted to a cloth scrapbook page and can be soaked if desired or framed as is. On the back is a print of dogs that has some paper pulls / scuffs.
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Measures 13-1/4" x 10"
Here's a lovely antique chromolitho print of three Victorian children on "A Warm Day". The print is pasted to a cloth scrapbook page and can be removed by soaking or framed as is. Good color and condition, has some very light discoloration at the upper corners. On the back is another print of a young country couple, dated 1895.
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The coins and relics from the early Clyde Pharr collection have been re-organized and condensed with all ‘SOLD’ items removed. This sixth of 7 pages, Group ‘F’, contains an assortment (ROW 15C, 18, 19, 20D, 20F, 20I, 22A, 22B, 24B, 24C, 26 and 31) of ancient Greek silver and bronze coins and a couple of Roman bronze. Most of the coins were attributed by Pharr, some are not...
The coins and relics from the early Clyde Pharr collection have been re-organized and condensed with all ‘SOLD’ items removed. This fifth of 7 pages, Group ‘E’, contains an assortment (ROW 14, 20B1, 20B2, 20C, 20E, 20H, 21, 24A, 25A, 25B, 34 and 35) of mostly ancient Greek silver and bronze coins and one Roman bronze. Most of the coins were attributed by Pharr, some are not...