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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #724569 (stock #270)
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$9,795
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...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #754678 (stock #284)
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$165
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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$985
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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$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 #1170474 (stock #372)
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This is dramatic original 1864 engraving of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation was published by Lucius Stebbins.After a painting by H. Herrick and engraved by J.W...
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 : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #626808 (stock #253)
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$795
This is a wonderful very large 1859 tinted lithograph of the Review of Massachusetts Volunteer Militia at Concord Ma. September 9 1859.The prints visual size is 29 1/2 by 45 and with the original black walnut frame it is 36 by 52.This also has the original glass with some bubble imperfections. Condition of the paper is very good with no tears...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1243609 (stock #396)
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$650
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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Religious : Pre 1910 item #287009 (stock #105)
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This is a large 16 by 20 image in vivid chromolithographic colors of the print ROCK OF AGES.this has never been framed so it is in like new cond.I have a few copies part of a group of new old stock prints that I bought 31 years ago. I guarantee that this is a old print circa 1910 era not a new copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1960 item #289304 (stock #114)
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$165
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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$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 : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1930 item #193641 (stock #27)
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$395
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1910 item #1011006 (stock #333)
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$925
This is a wonderful large 18 by 27 inch water color Scottish landscape by the well listed Victorian artist Harold Lawes 1865-1940.it is in very nice condition and looks to have been framed and sold by a Toronto Canada gallery in the 1960's. I could find no listings of his works in this large of a size.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Posters : Pre 1950 item #194935 (stock #35)
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$115
This is a large poster display to be used in a news stand for the week that this issue of the SEP was for sale.This is a scarce item as it was intended to be tossed out at the end of the week. It is 28 by 22 and is in A cond. The artist is Atherton and it features Benjamin Franklin.There is some reflection in my photo.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1110783 (stock #355)
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$1,895
This is a nice large size 20 inches tall by 14 inches wide bronze bust of Shakespeare by the listed Austrian sculptor Hans Muller.The bust has a rich dark chocolate patina and is mounted on a pretty red stone base.This would make a great addition to your library!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1030297 (stock #337)
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$595
This is a lovely gold and silver open work and engraved ring of European origin.The oval center stone,set in a yellow gold bezel is surrounded by 4 single cut Diamonds and numerous small faceted Rubies in a scrolling design. There are no markings on the shank. Ring size is 7 1/2 to 8 and the ring top is 7/8th by 1 inch. The ring sits nicely on the hand. We believe this to be a Victorian era ring.Purchased From a New Hampshire estate auction of people who traveled abroad.
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 : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #1213503 (stock #389)
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$14,500
This is a lovely and scarce original photograph by Albert Steiner 1877-1965 a well know Swiss photographer.He did a summer and winter version of this view in at least 3 sizes. This is the middle size at 9 by 11 3/8ths.it is mounted on a thin paper board that is 18 3/4 by 15 1/2.It is signed and titled on the board in pencil by Steiner and is in excellent condition...