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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #191826 (stock #5)
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$495
This is an interesting bronze of a middle eastern style girl dancing.I could not find a listing for this artist. I believe it to be circa 1900 or before.I just got this from a interesting Cleveland Ohio area estate.The owner belonged to the Royal Order of Jesters!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #271701 (stock #66)
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$425
This is a very scarce lithograph of the origin of the great Chicago fire Oct. 8 1871. It is from a original painting by L.V.H.Crosby and was published by H.M.Kinsley in 1871. The image is 5 3/4 by 9 with wide margins and title. It is in very good condition with minor foxing. I have never seen another copy of this in my 30 years of selling prints.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #271708 (stock #67)
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$145
This is one of the nicer large woodcuts of Homers works from Harper's Weekly. One of his earliest lg 2 page scenes.This is from the January 28 1860 issue. It is folded as usual with a few small center holes from having been bound at one time. Otherwise it is in remarkably clean condition with no foxing. It is matted in a cream color acid free mat. The image is 13 3/4 by 20 1/2 +margins
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #271741 (stock #65)
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$265
This is a great plate from a scarce book called THE ANCIENT COSTUME OF ENGLAND.It shows a pair of fools or jesters as the would have looked in the mid 12th century.The sheet size is 16 by 12. It is in very nice condition with i pin head size spot.This was published by Colnaghi&co in London in 1813. The original image was by Charles Smith,the engraver was I. Atkinson and the aquatinters were Havell and Hill. A very scarce image in original color.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #274044 (stock #70)
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$595
This is a original large folio aquatint with hand coloring of a Glossy Ibis bird by Prideaux John Selby. It is hand colored and is dated 1826 in the watermark in the paper.This print is in wonderful fresh condition as it has never been framed before.The paper size is aprox. 24 by 18. Selby was the 1st to do birds life size.He put out a book called Selby's British Ornithology over the course of 10 years. His 1st edition prints are quite scarce...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #274046 (stock #71)
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SOLD
This is a original large folio aquatint of the Red Throated Diver from Selby's British Ornithology. It is plate no 78 and is hand colored with a 1827 watermark on whatman paper. This is the 1st ed.This print is in nice fresh condition having never been framed before.Size is aprox.24 by 18.Plates from the 1st edition are hard to find!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #289313 (stock #115)
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$395
This is a great large 27 by 18 +lg margins engraving. It is from a painting by J. Thompson and was engraved by A.H. Ritchie around 1860.This wonderfull Americana image is in excellent cond.I could only locate one other copy on the web and that one was $1400.00 clearer than my pic shot thru shrink wrap!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #289316 (stock #112)
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$3,995
This is one of the greatest fruit prints of all time and is in excellent cond. George Brookshaw produced the finest book on fruits and flowers ever produced Pomona Britannica. Everything was done in aquatint printed in colors and hand finished with a dark backround.Most plates show several items so the single fruit plates are very limited. The paper is watermarked 1804 and the plate is dated 1807 which makes this a plate from the early edition in parts before the book edition came out in 1812...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #289552 (stock #113)
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$485
This is plate one from Alexander Wilsons American ornithology the Ist. great American bird book published from 1808 to 1814. It shows 3 well known American birds the Blue Jay,Goldfinch and the Baltimore Oriole. It was engraved by Lawson and is 13 1/2 by 9 +lg margins. For a print that is almost two hundred years old it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #297330 (stock #160)
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$225
This is a great double page wood engraving image from a scarce 1865 issue of Frank Leslies newspaper.It shows 27 different fire engines used in New York and names them all.It is in great cond. with a few minor spots and wrinkles. Leslies weekly paper is much rarer than Harper's Weekly. There is only one complete set in institutions in the US. This is the best image of this type you will ever find.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #297332 (stock #161)
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$350
This is a large 22 by 28 chromolithograph of the Battle Of Atlanta by Kurz + Allison from Chicago Il.It is in very good cond. with a couple of minor tears into the margins and showing some signs of having been rolled at one time. One of the series of Civil war pictures from this Co.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1910 item #297528 (stock #164)
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$85
This is a nice original Howard Chandler Cristy print from 1901. It is titled Memories and was published by Scribners. It is 14 by 18 matted and is in great cond. Not as yellow as photo shows.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #360235 (stock #213)
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$125
This is a nice early scarce engraving of the first 14 Presidents of the United States with pierce in the middle. This dates 1853 or 4.Image is 7 1/2 by 6+ margins and is in very good cond. matted and shrink wrapped.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #360237 (stock #218)
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$150
This is a early tinted litho view of San Diego. One of the oldest views you can find. It was done for the railroad surveys for a route to the pacific. It is 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 + margins and is in ex. cond. Matted and shrink wrapped.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #360239 (stock #219)
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$55
This is a scarce wood engraved illustration from the April 9 1887 issue of Frank Leslies Weekly. It shows scenes of the flour milling industry in Minnesota.It is 9 by 14 +margins and is in very good cond. with a very minor stain in the upper top edge.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #360242 (stock #88)
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$75
This is an original 1904 Christy chromolithographic print published by Charles Scribners and printed at Grignard Litho Co. NY.It is 15 1/2 by 11 1/2+lg. margins and is near mint with bright fresh colors. Matted and shrink wrapped.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #360244 (stock #221)
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$75
This is a original 1911 print Titled Their new love by fisher. It is 11 by15 + lg margins and is in ex. cond. Published by Charles Scribners Ny.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #360247 (stock #222)
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$550
This is a great real photo from April 1940 of all the troops lined up to make their insignia.It is copyrighted by aTexas firm I cant make out.These type of service photo is hard to find and they have been selling at auction for up to a $1000.00. It is 13 by 16 + margins. The margins have some slight wrinkling. In very good cond.