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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1837 VR item #1154049 (stock #8170)
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$2,800.00
Early English book press c1800 with acorn finial in original condition. Measures 26 inches wide by 14.5 inches deep and 53 inches to the top of its sides. Wonderful hand turned acorn finial, hand cut dovetailed sides and drawer. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo *** This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock TowerAntiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford,CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: http://www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1130511 (stock #8094)
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$550.0.00
Vintage photo of York Minster. Hunson's Series circa 1870. Oval image is 9" x 11"; frame is 16.25" x 14.25" Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo *** This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock TowerAntiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford,CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: http://www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1147917 (stock #8149)
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$550.00
Vintage photo of Rothern Bridge in Torrington, England. Hudson's Series circa 1870. Oval image is 9" x 11'; frame is 16.25" x 14.25." Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1128342 (stock #8080)
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$290.00
Hudson's Series photo titled Cottage, Isle of Man, circa 1865-80, showing a man mending a stone wall attached to a thatched roof stone cottage. Image is 8.5" x 6.5"; frame is 11.25" x 9.25". Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock TowerAntiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford,CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: http://www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #928927 (stock #7196)
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$200.00
Dictionary Signatures and Monograms American Artists. Falk, Sound View Press 1988. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1037887 (stock #7660)
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$375.00
H A Mirja and Sons photograph of the pearl Mosque Fort Delhi Signed Pearl Mosque Fort Delhi lower left and H A Mirja and Sons Delhi lower right.. Measures 11 by 8.25 inches. Very good original condition c1890 Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1930 item #1175576 (stock #8293)
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$750.00
AMERICAN ART ASSOCIATION. ALPHONSE KANN COLLECTION, in 2 hard cover volumes, New York c1927. Consisting of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Persian, Moyen Age and Renaissance Works of Art. Exellent condition with the original first purchase card still intact. The each measure 11 x 9 inches. Alphonse Kann (14 March 1870 - 1948) was a prominent French art collector of Jewish heritage. He was a childhood playmate and adult friend of the writer Marcel Proust, who incorporated several of Kann's features into the character Charles Swann (in Swann in Love). The name Kann, written with double "nn", was said in Paris to be "le plus chic du chic". Known for his discerning taste and shrewd collecting instincts, Kann shocked the art world in 1927 by auctioning off most of his Old Master collection (including works by Bruegel, Cimabue, Fragonard, Pollaiuolo, Rubens and Tintoretto) in order to concentrate on the acquisition of 19th century and modern art, which he collected vigorously over the following decade. Kann left France for England in 1938 without making an inventory of his eclectic art collection, which was kept in a St.-Germain-en-Laye mansion and subsequently looted in October 1940 by Nazi occupiers. Kann recovered only a small fraction of his large collection before his death in England in 1948. Although he did not live to see a copy, the Nazi inventory of Kann's art collection ran to 60 typed pages. Decades after the war, several paintings from Kann's collection were discovered in prominent European and U.S. museums. "Smoke Over Rooftops," a 1911 painting by Fernand Léger, was returned in October 2008 to Kann's heirs by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts after an eleven-year investigation. In the 1990s, eight antique manuscripts once owned by Kann turned up the vaults of Wildenstein & Company, still bearing the distinctive Nazi catalog numbers ("KA 879" to "KA 886", in red pencil) likely made by Bruno Lohse as he processed the Kann collection in the Jeu de Paume. The discovery of the missing manuscripts prompted a lawsuit by Kann's heirs against Wildenstein & Company.y. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1930 item #1127676 (stock #8072)
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$1,500.00
Doris Ullman photograph of John Jacob Niles playing the piano. Platinum print circa 1930. Ulmann was born in NYC in 1882, and died there in 1934. The J. Paul Getty museum biography notes that "she preserved the rural cultures of the southeastern United States through her photographs. She worked particularly in the "Southern Highlands" of the Appalachian Mountains, creating portraits of the residents. In 1933, she contributed photographs to Roll, Jordan, Roll, a book by novelist Julia Peterkin about the vanishing black culture, known as Gullah, of the South Carolina islands and coastal areas. In collaboration with musician, actor, and folklorist John Jacob Niles, she made what Niles called annual "folklore and photographic expeditions" to the Southern Highlands between 1928 and 1934. Ulmann's equipment was somewhat cumbersome and old-fashioned for her time. She most often used a 6½ x 8½ inch, tripod-mounted view camera, although the lightweight, hand-held camera was more prevalent, and she produced soft-focus platinum prints. The photograph measures 6" x 7.75", and is museum mounted in a walnut 14.5" x 16" frame. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #928943 (stock #7197)
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$50.00
A dictionary of Japanese Artists Lawrence P Roberts 1986. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #789498 (stock #6476)
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$200.00
Norman Rockwell A Definitive Catalogue by Moffatt. The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge The University Press of New England, Stockbridge,Ma;Hanover, NH, 1986. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Slipcase. Black and white color reproductions (illustrator). 1st edition. 9 and three quarters inches to 12 inches tall. Fine grey blue cloth in fine very slightly scuffed slipcase. 1152 pgs. Introduction by David H. Wood Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #608504 (stock #5576)
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$485.00
Art Deco lignum vitae bookends c1920. This pair of Deco bookends were made for solid lignum vitae, a very hard tropical wood. Each bookend measures 6 and one quarter inches high and sits on a five inch by five inch base. Over all the pair measures 10 inches long, five inches wide and six inches high. This pair is very strong an could several books without a problem. It is a hard, dense and durable wood, one of the densest woods in the trade. The wood was important for uses requiring strength, weight and hardness. The Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance was ribbed with lignum vitae. Due to its weight, cricket bails, particularly 'heavy bails' used in windy conditions, are sometimes made of this wood. The wood also has seen widespread historical usage in mortars and pestles.The Lignum Vitae is the national tree of the Bahamas. Taken from wikipedia.org Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply.*** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1147919 (stock #8150)
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$550.00
Vintage photo of Tal Y Llyn Dolgelley. Hudson's series circa 1870. Oval image is 9" x 11'; frame is 16.25" x 14.25." Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #1130483 (stock #8089)
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$650.00
Vintage photograph of King George V and Queen Mary being driven to the opening of the new South Africa House in Trafalgar Square, in 1933. Soibelman Syndicate. Image 11" x 9"; frame 16" x 14". Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock TowerAntiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford,CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: http://www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1930 item #944974 (stock #7290)
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$475.00
The Small Fruits of New York U P Hedrick c1925 in original box. The book it self is in mint condition. Measures 12 by 10 inches.Albany J. B. Lyon Company Printers 1925 Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #188645 (stock #3318)
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$65.00
Book entitled Domestic Manners of the Americans. by "Mrs Trollope" with and introduction by James E. Mooney. Limited edition by the Imprint Society Barre Massachusetts c1969.Signed limited edition 98 out of 1950 by James E Mooney. Very good original condition with hard dust cover. This limited edition by "James E Mooney" measures 7 and one half by 9 and three quarters inches by 2 inches. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1837 VR item #165230 (stock #3106)
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$165.00
For those who wonder why gasoline taxes are so high or why it costs so much to keep the highways in repair, here is an antique document that shows what it used to cost to maintain the nation's transportation system. The document is a bill of expenses owed to one Elijah Paddock for "Repairs of Highways" from May to September 1826. It contains such items as $2.25 for two men and a team of horses for one day's work, $2.00 for two men and a boy for one day (the horses were clearly worth more than the boy!), and 31 cents for one man for part of a day. The total bill comes to $18.23. It was taxpayer utopia. The document itself is 7 ½ inches by 9 inches. It has been custom framed, and its overall dimensions are 12 inches by 15 inches. The condition is very good with no tears or chips. There is an ink smear in the lower left quadrant, which does not obscure any of the writing Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply.*** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1037885 (stock #7659)
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$375.00
H A Mirja and Sons photograph of the pearl Mosque Fort Delhi. Signed Jama Masuid Delhi center left and H A Mirja and Sons Delhi middle right. Measures 11 by 8.25 inches. Very good original condition c1890 Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1189528 (stock #8353)
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$2800.00
Josha A Beal American photographer, born 1831. A rare large format photograph of a wealthy family outside at their home in NYC c1870. The original American black walnut frame with gold insert measures 23 x 28 x 3 inches. The viewing area of the photograph is 12 x 19 inches. The insert (which is original) states J A Beal Photographer 587 and 603 Broadway and 16 Beekman ST N.Y. Good condition with slight fading under original glass. The photograph depicts a wealthy NYC family enjoying the afternoon outside playing crochet. There is a courting bench next to the house, gardeners in the gardens, along with maids, little girls with crochet rackets and a man with horse and carriage waiting. A Photographic" View of New York" Monumental 5-part panorama of lower Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge Tower by Beal. Albumen prints, total size 10 1/2 x 87 inches (26.7x221 cm.), flush mounted. c1876 estimated at $12,000-18,000 sold on October 4,2012 at Swann Galleries in New York for $96,000. See New York, An Illustrated History, 170-171. Beal's view of New York City was shot in January 1876, after the photographer wrestled his heavy camera equipment, glass plate negatives, and tripod up the tower's thirty flights of stairs. Beal exposed five negatives to create a composite photograph nearly seven feet long. The images provided a never-before-seen sweeping panorama of lower Manhattan's landmarks and commercial activity along the East River. In the distance, landmarks such as Trinity Church, the Western Union Building, St. Paul's Chapel, the new Post Office, and the Tribune Building are also depicted. Dominating the scene is the massive New York Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge, which was completed in 1883. This piece is on display in our gallery at Clock TowerAntiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 824 E Main Street Branford,CT 06405. For hours of operation visit: www.ClockTowerAntiquesCenter.com Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***