"... in defense of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. on trial for murder..." "Authorized and revised edition" Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building Chicago. Tan paper cover featuring a red and black pictorial design. The front and back covers have small tears, smudges and have separated. The pages are uncut and one or two have small tears. Acceptable condition with no script.121 pp.
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.
Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and published in 1867 by Ticknor and Fields, Boston. An oversized book with green leather boards, uncut pages and gilt lettering.Some light foxing, a faint water stain that runs thru several pages,and the spine/front board has a 3-1/2" split but the book is intact. Staining is more pronounced on the back endpapers. Inscribed. Sold as is. 413 pp.
An illustrated, collectible hard cover written by Zoe Kincaid and published by McMillan and Co. Numerous illustrations/photos with colorized frontispiece. There is slight water damage on the boards (spotting) and the pages are just a bit rippled. Also, there is a small bit of paper loss on the bottom of the front pastedown and free paper ( see photo), between pages 112-113 a very slight separation from the seam (but all intact) and page 383-4 is uncut- otherwise a fine edition...
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.
A large WPA poster that unfortunately is stained and shows wear (paper loss) along the edges. A fragile piece, it is enclosed in cardboard with plastic sheet and can easily be taken apart for restoration. The poster measures approximately 31" x 31". Sold as is.
Ca 1940 An oval shell cameo locket marked Van Dell 1/20 12kGF. The pendant measures 1-1/8" x 7/8" excluding bale. The delicate chain with barrel clasp is not original to the piece and measures 18-1/2". The locket snaps shut tightly.
A heavy glass pitcher measuring 8" x 8"- no marks ~ approximately 2.10 ozs. Possibly by the Rockwell Silver Co.
Appears to be an early 20thC watercolor. Framed under glass - the mat has faded. Signed EBMS in the lower right corner. Not examined out of the frame. 12-1/2" x 10".
4" x 3" ( at its widest point)
A heavy strand of dark green jade beads. Each bead is approximately 5/16" wide~ 30"~ Total weight: 79 grams (2.7 ozs)
By James Jones ~First edition, Scribner, 1951. Scribner logo. Later state with no "A". Black cloth bound with minor white smudges and slight crease on bottom. Some foxing on first page. No DJ. 861pp. Acceptable condition.
Here is an unusual pair of heavy, hand made, solid sterling earrings with garnets and tourmalines. For pierced ears, they are marked 950 and measure 1 1/2" x 1 "
Ca 1960 Well oxidized, solid sterling hoop earrings with granulation. Marked OKA Bali 925. the sterling ear wires are new. 1-1/2" round. Total weight: 16 grams
Not quite sure what this material is, possibly some type of artificial silk. It is glossy and feels dried out, no doubt, to simulate grass. Tag reads "Made in Italy." A small section of the bottom fringe is unraveling (but can be trimmed) otherwise it's in great shape. The elasticized waist measures 24" to 30" stretched; length 38"; width 17" +
An older print for the Right Honorable John Ker, Earl and Baron of Wakefield, also the Duke of Roxburghe and Marquis of Beaumont and Celsford, Earl of Kelso Viscount Browxmouth, Baron Ker of Cessfurd & Caverfton. Nicely framed. Numbered 230 on the right hand corner. Framed measurements 20-3/4" X 13-1/2"
Colorful painting on bark paper (papel amate) from Mexico. Framed and matted. Frame measures 17.5" x 13.5"
Ca 1970 A heavy soft leather bomber jacket. The lining is acetate/nylon but feels like silk or satin. There is one small area with a ball point pen mark otherwise in great condition.