This is a wonderful little baby figure laying on its back made out of crepe paper and cardboard. The face is hand painted. An excellent example of one-of-a-kind, home made folk art. The angel is about 2 inches tall. Excellent condition.
Beautiful bow shaped pendant in 14k gold with a substantial garnet (4.5 x 6.4 mm). The pin is not marked, but tests as14k gold. Total weight is 0.165 Troy oz (5.2 gms). Measures about 7/8 inch across. Excellent condition.
Beautiful Late-Victorian Bar pin with a nicely hand chased pattern in the gold and a substantial garnet solitaire (8.5 mm). The pin is marked 14k on the clasp. Total weight is 0.105 Troy oz (3.4 gms). The clasp and hinge are c1895 era, dating this piece to that time. Measures about 2 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition.
The long title page: The Philadelphia Vocabulary English and Latin: Put Into a New Method Proper to Acquaint the Learner with Things as Well as Pure Latin Words. Adorned with Twenty-Six Pictures. For the Use of Schools. By James Greenwood, Author of the English Grammar, and Late Sur-Master of St. Paul's School.
Publ. M. Carey, Philadelphia 1806 / Alexander & Phillips, Printers, Carlisle 1806. Rare book. 123 + vii pages (but missing title page - I have copied that page from an online book F...
The long title page: A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Recent and Living Painters and Engravers by Henry Ottley
Publ. Chatto and Windus, London 1875. First Edition. Decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. 184 + vi pages. A Supplement issued fourteen years after the publication of the New Edition of Bryan’s Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Very good condition, with some sun fading to the spine.
The long title page: Kleine Romane und Erzählungen. Von A. F. E. Langbein / Zweites Bandchen.
Publ. Schuppel, Berlin 1814. Small novels and short stories (in German) by August Friedrich Ernst Langbein. Second of two volumes. First edition. 336 pages, but last page is missing. Two engraved images, as shown. 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Condition: Poor. Missing covers and last page. Pages brown, dogeared, minor water damage and some loss to frontispiece. But this is a rare book.
The long title page: Q. Horatii Flacci Carmina Expurgata / Accuratis notis ac appendice de diis et heroibus poeticis illustravit / Josephus Juvencius / Editio prioribus auctior et emendatior
Latin ecclesiastical verse with some illustrations. This copy from: Angers, de l'imprimerie des freres mame. 1807.
Leather bound. 7 x 4 inches. 410 + xxx pages. Fair condition, having damage to the leather cover, browning and creases to most pages, minor annotations, torn title page, and missing ...
The Frick Collection, Volume 8, Potteries and Porcelains. Publ. The Frick Art Reference Library, New York 1955. Red Cloth Boards; no dust jacket. Book Condition is excellent. First Edition. Elephant Folio 18 x 13.5 inches.
This is a high quality catalog of the Frick Collection of pottery and porcelain from 1955. Forward by Walter Read Hovey and Introduction by Sir Osbert Sidwell. 45 + pages plus 53 plates, each with a separate page of description. All plates and descriptions are printed on...
The World of Currier & Ives edited by Roy King and Burke Davis. Publ. Bonanza Books, New York, 1987. Hard Cover oblong folio. Book Condition is Fine (bumped corners); Dust Jacket is Good (minor tears). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. Folio 14 1/2 x 19 inches. 140 page collection of prints of Currier and Ives lithographs from the Roy King collection. Includes introduction, a section on collecting and buying prints, a selected list of 200 Currier and Ives prints with values. O...
Corinne ou Italie, par Mme La Baronne de Stael. Nouvelle Edition revue et corrigee. Tome Second. Published by: Chez Treuttel et Wuetz, Libraires Paris, 1833. Leather covers. 491 pages. Book and cover condition: fair to good. Foxing and browning throughout, leather cover torn at spine and worn on corners. Generally tight, but does have a number of loose pages in the middle. Some old annotations. 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 inches.
Here's the long title page: Caius Crispus Sallustius the Historian Translated into English. To which are prefixed The Life and Character of the Author and His Works. By John Rowe, Esq; The Third Edition, Revised and Corrected Throughout. Printed for the Executors of Richard Sare, and Sold by R. Williamson near Gray's Inn Gate in Holbourn, 1726.
This book originally had leather bindings, but the front and back covers are missing. The spine is intact and is gilt marked: Rowe's Sallust. 250 ...
Atlas of Early American History: The Revolutionary Era 1760-1790. Princeton University Press, Princeton (NJ), 1976. Green Cloth Boards. Book Condition is excellent; Dust Jacket is Very Good (has a few blemishes and rubbed corners). First Edition. Elephant Folio 18.5 x 13.5 inches. Lester J. Cappon (Editor) with Barbara Bartz Petchenik and John Hamilton Long. 157 + xvi pages. ISBN 10:0691046344; ISBN 13:9780691046341. Fantastically detailed and well researched atlas of the American Revolutionary ...
This is a nice large vintage gold-tone Christmas bell pin/brooch. The two bells are done in matte gold-tone, the ribbon in bright gold-tone, and the clangers have crystals. Not marked. The brooch measures about 2 3/4 inches tall. Excellent vintage condition. FREE SHIPPING in the USA.
This repouse nut cup was made by William Devenport, Northwood Street, Birmingham 1913. The silver is rather thin and formed to shape. The rim is loaded with Art Nouveau scrolls entwined around the piece. The side bears the hallmarks indicating Birmingham 1913 and the maker’s mark – W.D – for William Devenport. The nut cup or bowl is about 2 3/4 inches long, 1 3/4 inches wide and 1 inch deep. Condition is excellent.
This is a Beswick Pottery Beatrix Potter storybook figurine of the Lady Mouse. Approx. 4 inches tall. Excellent condition – no chips, cracks or repairs. Backstamp is BP3a.
This is a late Victorian belt buckle that has been re-fashioned into a brooch. All the faceted, cut steel studs are riveted into place onto a steel backing plate and frame. The brass buckle fittings are still on the piece, which now has a pin-back glued to it. Unmarked, but probably French. Measures about 2 x 2 inches. Excellent condition, with a wonderful patina and just a hint of rust overall, and a few rusted studs under the top layer.
This is a late Victorian belt buckle with a scrolling vine design. All the faceted, cut steel studs are riveted into place onto a brass backing plate. Unmarked, but probably French. Measures about 3 1/8 x 3 inches. Excellent condition, however it is missing one stud, but has a wonderful patina and just a hint of rust.
This is a late Victorian belt buckle with a scrolling vine design. All the faceted, cut steel studs are riveted into place onto a brass backing plate. Unmarked, but probably French. Measures about 3 1/8 x 3 inches. Excellent condition, with a wonderful patina and just a tiny hint of rust.