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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #274044 (stock #70)
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USD $595.00
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. I found 1 other copy of this print online for $3000....
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #271741 (stock #65)
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USD $195.00
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 1900 item #271708 (stock #67)
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USD $145.00
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 : 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 : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #266993 (stock #63)
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USD $125.00
This is a nice early map of London in 1815.It shows nice hand coloring and is in very nice condition. It is 11 by 17+ it has a double matt.It is from a atlas or early book as it has a fold line in the middle. It is published by G. Jones 1815
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #266992 (stock #62)
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USD $72.50
This is a unusual map published in 1897 from a atlas showing the gold fields in the Northwest Territories and Alaska.Size is 14 by 20 + it has been matted.Very clean condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #266987 (stock #60)
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USD $325.00
THIS IS A NICE 1815 COPY OF THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MERCATORS PROJECTION SHOWING THE LATEST DISCOVERIES OF CAPTAIN COOK. This has wonderful original hand coloring and is 16 by 20+ a double matt.There is some separation on the fold and two small spots. Really a lovely map.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1900 item #195029 (stock #45)
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USD $195.00
This is a rare news stand poster for a weekly magazine about bicycling in the 1890's. Made to be tossed out every week.It is 12 by 17 and is in A- cond with a original old fold in the middle.Signed by the artist Charles Cox.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1960 item #195009 (stock #40)
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USD $345.00
This is a nice copy of a 50's travel poster by United Airlines for travel in Hawaii.It is in A- cond. with two tape marks at the top else fine. There is some shadow on my pic.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Posters : Pre 1940 item #194941 (stock #38)
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USD $485.00
This is a great graphic image from the 30's for travel in Austria during the winter. It is 24 by 39 and I will rate it as B+.There is a 4 inch tear at the top with a old repair and some wrinkles.It is artist signed Seger.There are some shadow lines in my photo.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Posters : Pre 1950 item #194935 (stock #35)
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USD $95.00
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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Historical : Posters : Pre 1920 item #193646 (stock #30)
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USD $225.00
This is a great image of a workman on a WW1 Liberty Loan poster.Bennicker is a well known artist.This was printed by Edwards Deutsch of Chicago. It is 25 by 38 and is folded as is normal for these. I will rate it A cond. nice and fresh. It is titled Sure We'll Finish the Job.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1940 item #193644 (stock #29)
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USD $295.00
this is a great poster for travel in italy from 1931.It is 27 1/2 by 39 and I will rate it B+ cond. This has a water stain on the lower left corner that goes in about 4 inches and some minor wrinkling other wise in great cond. There is some shadow in my pic.
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 : 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.
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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #191826 (stock #5)
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USD $495.00
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 got this from a interesting Cleveland Ohio area estate.The owner belonged to the Royal Order of Jesters!
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #191820 (stock #4)
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USD $895.00
This is a fabulous bronze plaque by the best French Fondeur Barbedienne. It is a scene from Fontaines fables. 10 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches heavy casting fine detail. Mercie is listed in Bermans. Circa 1870's. This is pictured in Art Bronzes by Michael Wolf page 47. Shown at the Salon of 1875.