Antique Jewellry and Decorative Arts from Fiona Kenny Antiques
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1236429 (stock #7022)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$95.00
A rare original printing with dust cover of the art book ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, R.A. HER LIFE AND HER WORKS by Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G.C. Williamson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London. This 11-1/4 x 9-1/2" book has 272 pages and it was issued in 1924 in a limited edition of only 1000 copies. It has numerous print plates in colour and black and white and it retains the original Kraft style paper outer wrap/dust jacket with a printed spine. Condition: DUST JACKET - splits at edges, tears/crumples upper front panel, creases/splits top and bottom spine, ink spatter back 6/10 subjective rating CLOTH WRAPPED COVER - minor corner bends/rubs, spine top and bottom bends/rubs, top accordion impact with split (1-1/2" long), 3 spots on rear from impressed (metal) particles, unfaded overall 8/10 PAGES - small light pencil notations inside board and paper, slight foxing 1st/last outer pages, partial red dye upper edge exteriors (1/2 covered), otherwise all pages and illustrations mint as issued 9-1/2/10. A very nice copy of a very rare book. This item is in excellent condition as described. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Expedited tracked and insured parcel shipping to the U.S. starts at $30 (other spots may vary, air is higher). Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : United States : Pre 1920 item #1154707 (stock #6773)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$70.00
An unusual triple punch out or stamped Liberty head gilt silver pin comprising three 1917 American Mercury silver dimes. Each coin is "punched out" with high relief Liberty heads with excellent detail, and they are soldered together, gilded, and mounted with a brass c-clasp pin. It is unsigned, and such vintage embossed coins are eagerly collected. This pin weighs 8.0 grams, and it is in excellent condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Small packet air shipping to the U.S. starts at $8.95 (other spots may vary) - insured is higher. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1138435 (stock #6715)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$175.00
This is a group of three of the famous English illustrated quarterly called The Yellow Book. This late 19th century series featured art, essays, discussions, poetry and criticism. They were 8-1/4 x 7" hardbacks in yellow and featured artistic cover illustrations as well as inserted plates, including illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and others. Offered here is Volume 1 April 1894 Second Edition, with four Beardsley illustrations as well as the cover, 272 pages (excluding end advertisements and lists). Ballantyne Press, darkened spine, light soiling on covers, rounded corners, bruising and fraying to upper and lower spine, foxing/inscription inner covers. The second is Volume III October 1894, one Beardsley plus cover, condition as above except folded top and bottom of spine, minimal soiling, no spine darkening, no inscriptions but inside covers foxing. The third is Volume V April 1895 with no Beardsley illustrations. Condition as Volume I except no inscriptions, tears to spine, except foxing extending to front Contents page and occasional spots on some original pages. For more information on this series check out Wikipedia, etc. These volumes are in very good condition as described with no losses or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $20 (other spots may vary, air is higher) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1960 item #1132549 (stock #6691)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$100.00
A scarce first printing two volume set on Canadian West Coast totem poles by Marinus Barbeau. These 9-3/4 x 6-1/2" softcover books have 880 pages over the two volumes, both with maps, notes and multitudes of black and white photographs. They were published by the National Museum of Canada and published by Edmond Clautier in 1950. Included is an Errata sheet, and this set is in excellent condition with no staining, tears, folds, foxing, missing pages or damage, other than some minor spine creases, some slight edge rubs on the spine, and a couple of minor tears to the spine tops (see images). Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $25 (other spots may vary, air is higher) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1980 item #1131454 (stock #6686)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$60.00
A vintage 1972 set of brass medallions from the ill-fated Munich, Germany 1972 Olympics. These Canadian Olympic Association medals measure 1-1/8 x 1-1/16" across and they have the Canadian Olympic logo on one side and all of the different sports pictograms on the other sides. They are in a fitted plush-lined box with gold stamping and a faux leather brown wrapped hardbody case. It is complete and in excellent condition with no cracks, dents, bends, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor surface corrosion on one face of one coin only and minor corner rubs on the case. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $13.50 (other spots may vary) - insurance is included. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1125878 (stock #6673)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$48.00
An 11-7/8" x 10-1/4" art reference book by Paul Duval entitled GROUP OF SEVEN DRAWINGS, published by Burns and MacEachern, Toronto in 1965. This first edition has black and white illustrations with capsule biographies towards the back. It has the original dust cover, and this book is in excellent conditon with the dust cover taped under plastic. There are some spine rubs to the dust cover, some stains from the tape on the inside covers, and some pencil written dates of death on the biographies (easily erased). Otherwise, this book is in excellent condition with no losses, damage or repairs except as noted. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $14 (other spots may vary) - insurance is included. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1125875 (stock #6672)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$95.00
A 223 page 12-3/8 x 9-3/4" art reference book by Charles C. Hill entitled CANADIAN PAINTING IN THE THIRTIES. Published by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa in 1975, this book features six tipped-in colour prints and copious black and white photos and text throughout. The book itself is in MINT original condition and the included dust jacket is excellent, with some minor edge bruising and creasing. This item is in excellent condition as described with no losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $25 (other spots may vary, air is higher) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1125874 (stock #6671)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$35.00
A signed copy of The Brockbank Omnibus by Russell Brockbank. This 120 page 10 x 7-5/8" book features a collection of black and white cartoons and it is published by Perpetua, London, England 1957 and printed by Unwin. It is signed in ink on the interior leaf, and this book is in excellent condition with no folds, tears, foxing, staining, losses, damage or repairs other than some very slight rubs to the bottom edge of the hardback cover, a shallow scrape near the front bottom, and some shallow bending from handling on the bottom edges of many of the pages. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $14 (other spots may vary) - insurance is included. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1110581 (stock #6621)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$60.00
A scarce art book from the Art Deco era published by the Print Collectors' Club of London, England in 1934. This 10 x 7-1/2" paper and cloth bound book has 24 pages plus 17 black and white illustrations following on separate pages; it is titled THE ETCHINGS, DRYPOINTS AND LITHOGRAPHS OF ALPHONSE LEGROS 1837-1911, and it is one of a series of limited edition art books published in this era. This book is hand numbered 109 out of 350 copies (300 for the Print Club members). It is in excellent condition with the following notes on condition: minor corner bumps, slight surface scrapes front and back cover (only visible with reflected light), foxing on inside front cover and facing leaf, same on final leaves and back inside cover. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $6.90 (other spots may vary) - insurance is included. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1110577 (stock #6620)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$65.00
A scarce art book from the Art Deco era published by the Print Collectors' Club of London, England in 1931. This 10 x 7-1/2" paper and cloth bound book has 31 pages plus 22 black and white illustrations following on separate pages; it is titled CHARLES MERYON AND HIS EAUX-FORTES SUR PARIS, and it is one of a series of limited edition art books published in this era. This book is hand numbered 126 out of 500 copies (300 for the Print Club members). It is in excellent condition with the following notes on condition: slight corner bumps/rounding, surface scrape front cover (only visible with reflected light), foxing on inside front cover facing leaf, same on final leaf and back opposing page. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Small packet air shipping to the U.S. starts at $9.50 (other spots may vary, tracked is higher). Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1110574 (stock #6619)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$45.00
A scarce art book from the Art Deco era published by the Print Collectors' Club of London, England in November 1922. This 10 x 7-1/2" paper and cloth bound book has 27 pages with black and white illustrations; it is titled FRENCH ETCHINGS FROM MERYON TO LEPERE, and it is one of a series of limited edition art books published in this era. This book is in excellent condition with the following notes on condition: light corner bumps/rounding, scrape lower spine, a few spots on inside front cover facing leaf. A nice clean copy in very fine condition. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $6.90 (other spots may vary) - insurance is included. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1110557 (stock #6618)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$135.00
A complete and mint two volume set in original slipcovers of G. Blair Laing's "MEMORIES OF AN ART DEALER" books, published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto 1982. Each volume measures 10-3/4 x 7-3/4" in their limited clothbound slip cases. Volume 1 has 65 tipped-in colour plates and 264 pages; it is near mint inside and out with only the faintest traces of rubbing on the edges of the book and case and not enough to drop it from a solid MINT rating. Volume 2 has 77 plates and 213 pages and it is near mint with very slight rubs and some minor dents on the back of the slipcase. A superb and scarce set in superb condition. This set is in excellent condition as described above. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $26 (other spots may vary, air is higher) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #1090686 (stock #6540)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$315.00
A large and vintage 13-1/2" x 10-1/2" art book entitled "Catalogue of The Etched Work of Frank Brangwyn", published in 1912 by the London Fine Art Society Ltd. This book has a cloth and leather board cover with an applied gold-stamped leather title panel on the spine; it has 139 pages and it is profusely illustrated with tissue-covered etching reproductions. The paper is hand-cut and top gilt, and curiously this book was the personal copy of and it is signed on the facing flyleaf by A.H. Knighton Hammond, the famous English painter. Condition is very good, with the following issues: minor corner bruising,, leather soiling, minor water staining to cloth on the back cover, bruising to the upper leather on the spine, wear and scrapes to applied title leather, wear and loss and 1" split on lower spine, top-to-bottom back and front cover split between covers and body (covers still firmly attached with original cloth strips). It has a tipped-in "errata" strip, and the page condition is excellent with no foxing, tears or staining, however the endpapers have minor foxing. This item is in very good condition as described above. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Expedited tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $35 (other spots may vary) - tracking and insurance included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT ACCEPT PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1047877 (stock #6392)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$55.00
A vintage two-volume set of "The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson", selected and edited by Sidney Colvin. The publisher is Metheun and Co., London, England 1900, and this set is the second edtition. Each has hand-cut pages, gilding on the top edge, gilt purple endpapers and cloth bindings with title stickers applied to the spines. Each is tightly bound and includes a tissue-covered plate of Stevenson and an extra spine sticker tipped in to the endpapers. The books measure 6-1/2 x 9" and they have 375 and 384 pages (vol. 1 and 2). This set is in excellent condition with no losses, damage or repairs other than some foxing to the tissue, plate and title pages (not affecting the images) and some slight foxing to the extreme edges of the papers on the outside. Only a few pages have some light spots showing near the extreme edge, and the covers show slight rubbing to the seams and some bruising to the top and bottom of the spines. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $16 (other spots may vary) - insured is higher, and mandatory on items over $95 if paid with a credit card. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #713111 (stock #5587)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$45.00
A group of three 11" x 8-1/2" hardbound yearbooks of The Iris, published by the Iris Association of the University of Buffalo, New York. This set comprises Volumes 7, 8 and 10 (1904, 1905 and 1907 respectively), and each has staff and student photos, illustrations, drawings, writings, poetry and lists along with pages of fascinating period advertisements. Volume 7 has a green cloth and part leather binding with a laid in Nouveau woman illustration, Volume 8 has gold stamping and an Art Nouveau floral and ribbon illustration and Volume 10 has a leather and cloth gold-stamped cover. Condition: 1904 - minor water spotting to cover at corner, spine bruising, worn gold stamping, unblemished and intact pages, no losses, inscriptions or defacements; 1905 - water damage to open edge of cover, minor spine bruising and small corner bumps with edge tear, detached frontispiece, water stains on pages at cover damage site; 1907 - corner bumps, spine bruising, minor colour loss to lower right covers, minor cover soiling, unblemished and intact pages, no losses, inscriptions or defacements. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the continental U.S. starts at $20 for the three volumes (other spots may vary) - insured is higher, and mandatory on items over $85 if paid with a credit card. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1910 item #545431 (stock #5026)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$225.00
A scarce, very early photograph of a motorcyle, sidecar and riders c1905. On a late tintype (photo on treated metal blank), this 2-3/8 x 1-5/8" (view area) image consists of a young motorcycle rider astride the bike with a rather concerned-looking grandma in the sidecar. Three other ladies stand behind her, and there is an Edmonson's Red Seal Toffee pail in the middle of the road (road hazards were a little different in those days...). It comes papered into its original cardboard mount, and this image has "GRAMMA HEMO (?), BILL DORIS LEAVING FOR CANADA" in pencil on the back. It is in very good original condition with no cracks, crazing, scrapes, bends, corrosion, damage or repairs other than some light fogging or silvering on the right side of the image. A must for the motorcycle or transportation image collector. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Uninsured surface shipping starts at $5 (to the US - other spots may vary) - insured is higher, and mandatory on items over $100 if paid with a credit card; credit card items will be shipped to confirmed billing addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US.