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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1326376 (stock #421)
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USD $995.00
This is a lovely original bronze bust of a woman by the well listed Belgian artist Georges Van Der Straeten 1856-1941.It is 16 inches tall and is in a dark brown chocolate patina with no problems. It has a set in seal of the Society Des Bronzes of paris and is numbered 2488 P.This is a somewhat less common model than most of his works
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #271701 (stock #66)
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USD $425.00
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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Religious : Pre 1910 item #397642 (stock #82)
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USD $25.00
This is a large 16 by 20 chromolithograph print from around 1910. It is in perfect condition as it was never framed.I guarantee this to be a old print. Also see my Rock of Ages print.My photo shows some glare print is bright and evenly colored.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1960 item #193643 (stock #28)
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USD $285.00
This is a great image of a couple dancing around a hat in a poster for Pan AM Airlines and its Mexican partner.It is 27 1/2 by 42 and is in A condition. it has slight wrinkling and is signed by the artist Wright. It is from the 50's.It was printed in Mexico.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #484227 (stock #232)
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USD $295.00
This is a mint condition litho by William Gropper 1887-1977 titled Paul Bunyon. It is pencil signed and dated 1939.It has never been framed. A well known artist with a large body of prints. Image is 13 1/2 by 9 on a sheet 16 by 11 1/2.Print is not as yellow as the photo.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1900 item #672434 (stock #259)
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USD $185.00
This is a original letter from the author Paul Leicester Ford in the 1890's concerning getting some copies of a article he had written. I could find no autograph's of his for sale on the web.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1241087 (stock #393)
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This is a original bronze casting of Francois Rude's well known bronze figure Le Petit Pecheur Napolitian.This was cast by the Barbedienne foundry in France and could be as early as the 1850's. Rude was the first living artist that the foundry worked with starting in 1843.Barbedienne cast this figure in 3 sizes. This one is 10 1/2 by 9 1/2 the mid size.In good original finish with some normal age related rubbings to he patina.This figure has sold in this size for between $3000.00 to $5000.00 at ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #648369 (stock #256)
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USD $595.00
This is a scarce large 31 by 23 inch map of what was called the great west in 1848 printed by Ensign and Thayer in New York and it is from around 1848.Condition is quite good for a map printed on a thin paper stock.There is a piece of paper missing in the border of Michigan and there is some wrinkling from being rolled up at one time. There is a small water stain below the border on the bottom right that would not show if this was matted. A rare map that I guarantee to be of the period.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #940085 (stock #312)
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USD $1,295.00
This is a great original bronze statue of a bull by the famous french artist P.J.Mene. He is well known for his Animalier sculptures.This has a scarce greenish colored patina that is in great condition with just a few areas of slight wear as to be expected on a 125 + years old casting.Size is 5 3/4 inches tall 9 1/2 inches long and 3 1/2 deep.If you collect animal or bovine subject matter this would be a great addition to your collection.
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1910 item #1172732 (stock #374)
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This is a large and rare charcoal drawing by Arthur Burdett Frost 1851-1928. It is titled Point of Honor. On the margin of the drawing are the words Point of Honor. Godie stood in rapt attention listening to the famous orators his imagination had brought there.I presume this is a story illustration for one of the many articles Frost did during a long and prolific carrier.He did tons of work for Harper's Weekly and was famous for his sporting and hunting images.There are a lot of listings for his...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #724569 (stock #270)
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USD $9,795.00
This is a 3 volume 8 vo.set of John Lindley's books called Pomologia Britannica.It was published in London in 1841 by Henry Bohn It was one of the best color plate fruit books ever put out.The hand coloring is of the finest quality and all 152 plates are in perfect condition with no foxing or staining. The set is in its original bindings with raised leather spines. The covers are all intact with no broken boards but the gutta percha spine on vol 2 has let loose.These were not bound with sewn si...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #754678 (stock #284)
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This is a nice pencil signed proof etching before letters by Julian Rix a well know artist in the 1880's and 90's. He did a number of prints for Picturesque California. Image is 11 1/2 by 7 1/2+ wide margins. In excellent condition and matted with a cream mat.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1950 item #193635 (stock #26)
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USD $895.00
This is a great image of the Yakima gateway to Rainier National Park by Sydney Laurence for the Northern Pacific railroad series of western travel posters.It is 30 by 40 and I will rate it A-. It has some wrinkles and minor foxing in the left white border. This poster has been bringing over $1000.00 at auction in worse condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Graphic Art : Prints : Pre 1930 item #389899 (stock #73)
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USD $82.50
This is a nice print by R.A.Fox showing 2 deer in a glade with mountains in the back round. Print is 10 by 12 + margins and is in ex. cond. Probably was a Cal. top.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1243609 (stock #396)
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USD $650.00
This is a scare engraving of Robert E Lee by William Sartain circa 1865. It was published in Philadelphia.The paper measures 13 by 16+. I only found two other copies of this print for sale and both were trimmed well inside the plate mark.In remarkable fresh and clean condition.I do not think it was ever framed. It was photographed while shrink wrapped so there is ghosting on my photos. A very scarce image of Lee.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1960 item #289304 (stock #114)
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USD $165.00
This is a great large 33 1/2 by16 poster size calendar by well known pin up artist Rolf Armstrong. The Clemans truck line from down south is printed in reflective beads.There is some damage to the bottom of the calendar below the full pad.the paper was torn or cracked across most of the bottom with a loss on the right side.Rest is very clean and is a great display item
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #360237 (stock #218)
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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 : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1930 item #193641 (stock #27)
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USD $395.00
This is a great poster image in ex. cond. It is 23 1/2 by 38 and I will rate it A cond.It is signed L.Polo and is printed by the famous italian publisher Ricordi of milano. It is not linen backed.There is some shadow on my photo.