Washington Irving. "Revised Edition Complete in One Volume." Published in 1887 by G.P. Putnam's Sons New York. The front features a gilt design on the black leather boards. This is a nice tight edition and smaller book that measures 4.25" x 6.50".
An older, unmarked silver filigree belt that measures 30" x 3/8" including hook clasp. Probably 800 silver.
Ca 1920 A hand hammered oblong sterling napkin ring with no monogram. Marked International Sterling 194 along with a W (for Watson). 2-7/8" x 3/4" ~ 21.3 grams.
Unstated first edition published in 1920 by Harcourt, Brace and Company. Green boards with red lettering. The text block is uncut and there is a name written in ink on the front inside board. Otherwise a nice tight copy.
A vibrant signed Chinese scroll that measures 30" (including handles) x 72". Modest rippling. Please disregard dark spots - it's due to the flash...
A dyptich of the Blessed Virgin and Christ encased in a white leather traveling box. A tag from the National Shine indicates the original price as $ 189.95. Unused- not new but like new. 4-1/2" x 5-1/2" closed- 9-1/2" (width open).
A somewhat primitive watercolor by Leone Cargill.Cargill was an active member of the Providence Art Club during the 1930's, and a descendant of Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island. The picture measures 10" x 13-1/2". The frame is missing its glass.
A graduated salmon-colored branch coral necklace strung on string. Gold plate clasp.Length 16". US shipping only.
This set includes three(3) First Editions: DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES(Houghton Osgood 1878) , THE TWINS OF TABLE MOUNTAIN(Houghton Osgood 1879) and THE STORY OF MINE (Houghton Osgood 1878); also an early edition of Harte's Complete Edition of THE POETICAL WORKS (James Osgood 1877). Ornate brown boards with gilt lettering and black embossed design. Of the four, THE STORY OF MINE shows the most wear...
A heavy ornate gold filled medal with a raised papal emblem marked Pius X Mind Body Spirit. The back is stamped "Gold Filled September 1905"... Measures 1-1/4" round weight 12.3grams.
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)
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"
A heavy glass pitcher measuring 8" x 8"- no marks ~ approximately 2.10 ozs. Possibly by the Rockwell Silver Co.
"A House-Boat on the River Styx: with some account of the divers doings of the associated shades" written by John Hendrick Bangs and publisher by Harper & Bros.,NY 1896. This appears to be a second edition. A lovely little book with illustrated green cloth boards stamped in gilt.Very slight fading on the spine. Black and white illustrations/plates.Pages are tight though they have yellowed. Very faint stains on the last three pages. 171pp.
A black leather box with white stitching and velvet interior. Measures 8" (top w) x 8" (side width tapering down) x 9.25" (h) x 7" (bottom width). Perfect for a statue or other precious items. Very light wear.
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.
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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.