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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1837 VR item #1231732
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$126.00
Pre-Victorian, mourning print from the early 19th century inscribed in 1832. These early American lithographs were hand-colored and inscribed as mourning mementos. The present excellent example memorializes the loss of an infant child “aged 9 months and 11 days” and depicts a surviving family of three, presumably intended to represent the parents and an older sister to the deceased, standing solemnly in dark mourning clothes by a large memorial stone amidst a stand of weeping willow trees...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1700 item #1009207
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Sold. Tel Aviv, Israel.
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1900 item #1009020
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Sold. Tianjin, China.
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #916502
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$60.00
NOTES ON MODERN PRINTING. By Merle Armitage. WILLIAM E. RUDGE’S SONS, NEW YORK. 71 pages followed by a short appendix of Merle Armitage books. Copyright 1945. Black slip case and black cloth cover with title in silver on spine and front cover. 10-1/2" x 7". A fine essay on modern typography and book design with beautiful and informative illustrations of vintage 20th Century books from the 20s, 30s and 40s, many by Armitage...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #870910
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$30.00
ELBERT HUBBARD’S SCRAP BOOK. Copyright 1923 by the Roycrofters. WM H. WISE & CO. / ROYCROFT DISTRIBUTORS / NEW YORK CITY. This is a timeworn and well-read copy of Hubbard’s book. Blue cloth covers (worn). NO DUST COVER. All pages intact. A faint library accession number on the fly leaf. This appears to be the First Edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Manuscripts : Pre 1960 item #869376
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$10.00
A very small piece of ephemera from Israel, entitled “GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE ART [/] From the collection of [/] MR. YIEHIEL NAHARI [/] MUSEUM TEL-AVIV [/] JANUARY 1953. Paper, stapled, 28 pages with a few black and white photographs. In English and Hebrew with a preface by Eugene Kolb (Director) and a short article entitled “Far-Eastern Ivory Carving” by Prof. W. Y. Tonn. 6-1/2” x 4-1/4”.