Printed on hand-made rag paper, 1937. Signed 'Richard E. Bishop '37' in plate and 'Richard E. Bishop' in pencil underneath the plate mark. Also signed 'Merry Christmas From Maisie And Brannan' inside the plate. There is a light stain along the left margin, which does not tough the plate mark, and some glue residue on the reverse. Paper measures 8 1/8" x 5 3/4;" plate mark is 6 3/16" x 3 7/8."
Printed on hand-made rag paper, ca. 1940. Signed 'Merry Christmas - Helen & Dick Bishop' inside the plate. There is some glue residue on the reverse and on the right margin (Does not touch plate mark). Paper measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/8;" plate mark is 4 1/8" x 5 7/8."
Printed on hand-made rag paper, ca. 1940. Signed 'Seasons Greetings From Helen & Dick Bishop' inside the plate. There is some glue residue on the reverse and on the right margin (Does not touch plate mark). Paper measures 5 5/7" x 8;" plate mark is 4" x 6 3/8."
Letter to Sir James concerning arranging a visitation to Wilkie's brother. Signed 'David Wilkie' and dated 'January 6th 1840.' Wilkie was a famous Scottish painter of portraits and landscapes. This letter was written just 1 1/2 years before Wilkie's death at sea. The letter measures 7 1/4" tall x 4 1/2" wide.
Bronze Figure, 1925. Inscribed 'Harriet W. Frishmuth c 1925 Gorham Founders QFHL' on the base. The surface has a brown and green patina. Figure measures 20 7/8" tall on a 5" square, 1/2" thick black marble base.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. 71 pages. Small Folio 11 1/4" x 14 1/4" red cloth with gilt horse and rider and lettering on the front cover; gilt-lettered spine. There are bumped corners and spine ends and the corners are worn through to the under board. There is general wear overall with some soiling. Internally toned and heavily foxed throughout. There are eight color and twenty-eight full-page black-and-white plates of fox hunt views...
Compiled by The James River Garden Club, Edited by Edith Tunis Sale. Published by The William Byrd Press, Inc. Richmond, VA, 1923. 2nd Edition. Bound in Publisher's blue textured cloth with a gilt emblem and lettering on the front cover and spine. The book is worn at the extremities and along the spine edge. There is internal toning and foxing; fore-edges are untrimmed. 355 pages; 9 1/2" tall.
John Esten Cooke, New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1876. 3/4 brown Morocco leather and marbled boards; spine has four ribs and five compartments with blind tooling and ruling with a gilt-lettered title on spine. The corners are rubbed and 1/3 of the top of the spine is chipped. The cover has some rubbing. The interior has some light toning and minor foxing. Overall a handsome, tight copy. 587 pages and four pages of advertisements; 9 3/8" tall.
Original Lithograph, Pencil-Signed, Titled and Numbered 31/190. Excellent condition. Measures 30" x 27 1/2."
Signed 'W. A. Wall' in the lower right corner. The paper is chipped and has tearing along with folding along the upper left corner. There are sketches along with notations on the reverse side of the paper. Paper measures 13 1/4" x 19 7/8."
Original Signed (Illegible) and Titled Watercolor on Paper, ca. 1945. There is some light toning, but the piece is in nice condition overall. Paper measures 16" x 20;" matting is 17 1/2" x 20 3/4."
With over 700 Explanatory Engravings. The Bureau of Heraldry, New York City (1897). Bound in publisher's red cloth with blind-ruled covers and a gilt lion holding a flag with gilt lettering on the front cover. The exterior is in very nice condition with very minimal wear; very tight and clean overall inside and out. Rear inner hinge is starting to rend. 127 pages plus 30 plates and two pages of advertisements; 8 1/2" tall.