Fabulous Pre-WWII Eisenberg brooch in the shape of a large bow with large Swarovski crystals. The pin is marked Eisenberg Original on the back with the number 5 in a circle (which is the stone setter’s mark). The metal is a plated pot metal and is quite heavy, as these normally are. Measures about 3 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition, although two of the crystals show a bit of cloudiness.
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 encrusted with Bohemian cut garnets. The pin is not marked. The clasp and hinge are c1895 era, dating this piece to that time. Measures about 1 7/8 inches long. Excellent condition.
Lovely pin encrusted with Bohemian cut garnet glass. This is an early 20th-century piece. The frame appears to be gold-filled. Not marked. Measures about 1 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.
Voltaire's Theatre in French. Publ. Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres, 1851. Hardcover with half brown leather. Book Condition: Good, with bumped corners, small part of spine missing and foxing throughout. 7 x 4 1/2 inches. 659 pages. Frontispiece engraving of Voltaire. Spine has gilt imprinted design.
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...
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...
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...
Les Dents Humaines Morphologie OR Human Teeth Morphology, by E. Marseillier. Publ. Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1947. Paperback. 140 + xi pages. This is dentistry book (in French) about general characteristics and distinctive characteristics of teeth. Many illustrations, drawings and diagrams in black and white and red. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. Book condition is good, with the cover partially loose, browning and dog-eared pages. Great book on mid-century dentistry.