All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1837 VR item #1415991 (stock #JB0966)
Scarce and desirable autograph signature of the 5th president of the United States, JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767-1848), **AND** of GEORGE GRAHAM (1772-1830), early Texas coast explorer, on a land grant document measuring 9" by 15", in a 7/8" wide simple wood frame. The land grant is referring to an 80 acre parcel in Wayne County, Michigan (Detroit), and is dated February 1, 1827. Adams was the son of President John Adams and served as US president himself from 1825-1829...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1930 item #1415836 (stock #JB01135)
This is a scarce and desirable item---a vintage 1920's photograph of an unidentified young attractive pouty-lipped woman wearing her pearls or beads, the entire mat and photo together measuring 18" by 13" and a narrow period frame, signed in the mat "Man Ray Paris". The artist hardly needs introduction; he was a major Dadaist and surrealist painter and sculptor, the works of whom appear in major museums and galleries the world over...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1415717 (stock #JB01341)
Map of the South American continent, titled "Amerique Meridionale", by Felix Delamarche, 1822. The map is on old type laid paper, and measures 12 3/4" by 16 3/4". There is a distinct plate mark and a central fold. The borders of Brazil, Peru, Chile, Patagonia and French Guyana are colored in green, yellow and blue. I do not know if the map is laid down, not having opened it up, but would be happy to do so upon request...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1415663 (stock #JB01654)
For the collector of things relating to the history of the state of Missouri, here is an early survey map drawn completely by hand, titled at top "Estate of Jos. Hickam decd. in 1848...", signed at bottom right by the surveyor, one W.W. Trent of Cooper County. Cooper County is near today's I-70, roughly between Boonville, Missouri and Columbia, Missouri...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1415500 (stock #6353)
Good Korea Five Fun copper coin- 1898. Diameter: 26mm. Free shipping
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1800 item #1415443 (stock #JB01409)
This is a very detailed map of Worcestershire in western England, first engraved by noted London map maker Robert Morden in 1695 for Camden's Britannia, and issued in several later editions in the early years of the 18th century. The map measures 14 1/4" by 16 5/8" inside the mat (17" by 19" as framed). Like most of its type it has been hand colored at a later date...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1415348 (stock #JB02756)
Found in New Hampshire, this is a beautifully and meticulously drawn map of the South American continent, from the Isthmus of Panama to Cape Horn, signed at lower right one "Rosa W. Miner" (or, "Mines"). The work, which measures 13" by 10" in a simple earlier 20th century frame, is drawn in pencil, with watercolor forming the borders of the various countries...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1415342 (stock #JB03891)
An example of the 1928 book by Waldemar George, titled "GROMAIRE", featuring images of the work of the French social realist artist Marcel Gromaire (1892-1971). The book was printed in Paris at the height of the Roaring Twenties, in an edition of only 560 examples, of which this is number 115...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1415339 (stock #JB01905)
This is a miniature map, 3 3/8" by 4 7/8" inside the mat, titled at upper right "EUROPA", and bearing at lower right the name of the engraver cartographer, Pieter van den Keere (Petrus Kaerius). The entire sweep of Europe is shown, from Greenland and Atlantic islands on the west to as far east as Turkey, the Middle East, and "Tartaria". Kaerius (circa 1571-1646) was born in the Low Countries and fled to London due to religious persecution, in 1584...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1950 item #1414977 (stock #2014)
A red ginbari and cloisonné-enamel vase Taisho/Showa era Of tapering oviform with white metal (silver?) rims, the front with a spray of naturalistically coloured roses on a textured ground. Height: approximately 4 inches,
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1980 item #1413827 (stock #6295)
Two pretty silver dollar sized 1957 5 Rupee coin, commemorating 2500 years of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. One side has elephants, horses and lions (oh my), surrounded by Hamsa (Sacred Geese), the other has the denomination in Pali and English. Condition circulated. D: 37mm and weight approx 28 grams (1 oz. Silver content 90%+. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1990 item #1413551
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$95.00
Wilshire Theater "The Oldest Living Graduate " Henry Fonda signature. Signed on the front with an illegible inscription. Carl laemmle Jr autograph collection. 7.24" 4.25"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1413201 (stock #6275)
Beautiful circa 600CE to 700CE Pyu coins. The larger coin has a srivatsa (temple), on one side and celestial symbol and rising sun, on the other- 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. The smaller one, also pierced, has a bhadrapitha – pedestal for a deity and srivatsa, and is from Sri Ksetra. ¼ unit D: 8mm. These are still in use amongst the hill tribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1980 item #1412783
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$395.00
Carl Laemmle Jr sig collection , 3 Arthur Goldberg 1 Hubert Humphrey . Hubert signature on the front of a Senate envelope Apr 1974 addressed to Laemmle Jr. 2 Arthur J Goldberg signatures on velum and one on a United nations stationery . Total 4 signature pieces.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1409612 (stock #6210)
Huge Pyu silver coin from Sri Ksetra, circa 6th/7th CE. There is some pitting on “bhadrapitha” side. Will clean up! D: 3.4cm/1.3in, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1407708
Published by the John Carter Brown Library in 1996,this book is one of 1500 copies. Rare manuscripts and books are illustrated. There is a black line along the bottom textblock; the cover is fine. No dustjacket. 147pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1407634
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$195.00
Rare antique Map of Alderney c1691 by Robert Morden with watercolor . Small scale map in nice condition framed and matted c19303s. Overall 9.75 by 6.5" map 5.25" by 3"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1920 item #1406372
A stated first edition, first impression dated October 12, 1901. The green pictoral cloth cover is stained both on the front and back. There is also a water stain that runs along the upper page edge throughout the book (see title page). The pages are uncut and the book is illustated.Published by Scribner & Sons., NY.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1405903
A stated first edition published in 1972. The jacket shows some wear, the book is fine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1970 item #1405700
"Birds in Paradise" is the catalogue printed for the special exhibition of the same name at Van Cleef's L'Ecole, School of Jewelry Arts in 2019. The exhibition focused on jewelry inspired by birds and was drawn from two private collections and Van Cleef's heritage collection. The catalogue is printed entirely in color and features illustrations of about 100 jewels, as well as drawings and other source material for their design. It's completed with a series of scholarly essays...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1405112 (stock #6136)
Two pieces of Lao Canoe money AKA Thai boat money. Kingdom of Lan Xang circa 18CE made of mostly copper. L: 7.9cm and 5.4cm respectively. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1404785
An auction catalog from Sotheby's, New York. The cover shows some wear and smudging on the back and bottom spine, and there is a pencil mark and imprint of a gallery name on the title page. The lots (360) are featured in B+W. Estimates are noted.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1404763
A small illustrated softcover published in 1967 by Walker & Company, New York. The cover shows light wear with faint spotting. 63 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1404758
A soft cover catalog which show some wear at the spine. There were 217 lots in the auction including Medieval Works of Art, Renaissance Bronzes, Italian Maiolica, Ivories and Wood Carvings along with Renaissance Jewellery from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Wilshaw. No final tally sheet.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1404752
An oversized softcover published in 1993 by Benedikt Taschen and printed in Germany. Most of the 91 plates are in color. A chronology is listed in the back. The cover shows light wear. 96pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404716 (stock #05170)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 02

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit. 'Hammer stone'). approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404712 (stock #05169)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 01

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit. 'Hammer stone'). approx. H 10cm (3.93in), 14 x 13cm (5.51 x 5.11in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1404413 (stock #Af138)
This old tourist travel booklet describes the many places to visit in Mozambique while it was a colony under Portuguese rule. 46 pages ...size 5.5 x 8.75 inches .... There are about 40 black and white photos including one 22 inch long foldout of the capital city of Lourenco Marques. 3 color photos...lions, zebras, and elephants. This booklet is a treasure chest of information for anyone interested in African History
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1404272 (stock #6073)
Neolithic adz/celt circa 5000 to 2000 BCE, from old Danish collection. L: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.2cm2.9in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1404039
A soft cover book written by Lois Wasserspring and published in 2000 by Chronicle Books, San Francisco. In fine condition, the book highlights several artists. 131pp. Like new.
A fine green specimen of Malachite. Malachite is a green copper mineral. It has a natural deep, shimmery green color and a magnificent form. Malachite, with its beautiful, rich green color, leaves no doubt of its importance as a jewel. Its opaque strength and power demands respect, mesmerizing the viewer. Yet the movement, flow and energy in its lines, circles and designs soothe and welcome. It was one of the first ores used to produce copper metal.

Dimensions: 8" X 7.5" X 2.5"
A sparkly rainbow Silicon Carbide specimen. Rainbow Carborundum is a crystal, with black spiked crystals, gorgeous rainbow-like luster, iridescent colors of green, blues, purple, pink, yellow, etc. The brown to black color results from iron impurities. Carborundum is known to be a master healer and a type of semi conductor.

Dimensions: 10.5" X 7.5" X10.5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1400742
A soft cover with jacket published by Galerie Enrico Navarra circa 1989 and written in French. Chagall's paintings, sculptures, temperas and works on paper are featured.A biography summarizes his life and work. The cover has a slight crease at the top corner. 92pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1400293
Four hundred lots are noted in this auction catalog along with a final tally sheet.Furniture, clocks rugs, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1400292
Auction catalog featuring silver from the property of Louis Viner (Chicago),and from the estates of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Louis de B. Moore. 375 lots with estimate and final tally sheet. Some B&W photos.The auction was held at Sotheby Parke Bernet (NY) on October 2, 1975.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1930 item #1400143 (stock #WN199)
Galerie Hafner
$380.00
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The "Wares of the Ming Dynasty" by R.L. Hobson, 1923, limited first edition of 1'500 copies, this is no. 808. And by the same author "Cent Planches en Couleurs D'Art Chinois" first French edition printed in 1928 of "One Hundred Plates in Colour of Chinese Art", this book is undated. Condition: both volumes with missing dust jackets and a bit loose bindings, used. Dimension: 29 cm x 23 cm, weight: 3.5 kg.