A bronze barrel-lock formed as a standing horse with curved legs, ring-and-dot motifs to the body, the recurved tail forming the hasp.
33.2 grams, 36mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition.
Provenance: From the property of a London gentleman; thence by descent; previously in an important private Mayfair, London collection, acquired after 1970.
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Offered as a lot of 22 titles, an eclectic group of hard cover books covering a wide range of subject matter--I would call "general interest"---most with dust jacket, the earliest 1956, the bulk of the titles dating from the mid 1990's on to the present day. All or signed or signed and inscribed by their authors, many of them well-known figures...
Sold as a lot of 56 titles, (72 total pieces due to some duplicates), an impressive collection of virtually all hard cover books, with dust jacket, all signed and some also inscribed by the authors, the majority of them familiar and household names...
A lot of memoir-style books by sports celebrities, in all 9 titles, 11 pieces total, the works all in dust jacket, and ALL SIGNED by the author, some inscribed, the earliest 1997, the latest 2017. Included are works by baseball figures, Olympians, long distance swimmer Diana Nyad, tennis pro Pete Sampras, sports announcer Al Michaels...
Sold together as one large lot, 44 separate titles, 50 books in total, ALL SIGNED by author, some inscribed to a friend or fan, dating from the 1980's through the present day, but a George Burns book from 1955 also included. Among the books are autobiographies, memoirs, and tell-alls, almost all by notable, easily recognized names from show biz, pop culture, literature, music, modeling, television. Some, or even most, are first editions, and most have dust jackets...
A copy of the hard cover book "Canyon Country", by author Julius F. Stone, published 1932 by G.P. Putnam's Sons. The book is signed by the author and inscribed "To Lorin C. Tarlton with all good wishers" 10/25/1945" on the inside front cover in ink. The book describes a 1909 journey down the Colorado River, tracing the famed 1869 trip by John Wesley Powell through the then very little-known region...
SUISEKI, BLACK QUARTZ
Mystic and valuable lightproof deep black quartz called 'morion', regarded as the charm against evil spirits, arranged with a wooden stand by former owner/collector in Japan as an art form of ‘suiseki’ and as an embodiment of belief ('kami' (god)). Total: approx...
A typed letter on the stationery of famous American novelist, playwright, short story writer EDNA FERBER (1885-1968), dated February 13, 1937, signed in ink by Ferber. It is addressed to a Miss Janet Cohn of Park Avenue, New York, and reads: "Dear Miss Cohn/You wrote to me about a possible dramatization of THE AFTERNOON OF A FAUN. Has the young author ever done any playwriting, or is this his first attempt? Would you be good enough to let me know a little more about him...
An oversized soft cover published by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1995. The cover shows very light wear otherwise the book is fine. 240pp including index.
A stated first edition with woodcuts by Mary Azarian. The book is in very good condition with the exception of a tiny black spot on the side textblock and a house drawn on the bottom. The pages are uncut. Published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1981.
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Published in 2007 by the Institute, this heavy soft cover edition features some 300 works of art in full color. Like new. 328pp.
An exceptionally clean and fresh copy of the hard cover book "The Ghosts of Forever", published 1980 by Rizzoli, by the famous American author RAY BRADBURY (1920-2012). This is a handsome tome, 14" by 11" by 1", in original dust jacket, which shows minimal wear if any. Bradbury inscribed the book in black marker "For Lewis!/Good wishes!/From Ray Bradbury/June 24, 1981". Also included is a tipped-in print "Phobos"...
A hard cover with no dust jacket published is 1979 by the Smithsonian Institution. The cover shows light wear with mild tanning at the front left corner and there is an old price written in pencil on the front free paper. Many counties and time periods are referenced. A glossary is also included. Slightly musty. 126pp.
A stated first edition published in 2004 by Steerforth Press, VT. " Washington's Ultimate Insider from Roosevelt to Reagan."A fast-paced reading book that captures the colorful life of Thomas Corcoran, one of the first lobbyists in DC.
18th c Mexican leather boung religious book. A Madre Santisima Madre De Dios so I dont know the date but should be early 18 th c
18th c German Book Harmonie der heiligen und Profan-Scribeninden Geschichtenderwett . Fine 18th c 1731 double front plates and a fold out map showing the location of the Garden of Eden. 6.34" by 8" by 2.5" thick.
Johnny Depp Portrait -Original Photograph by Don Winters
color photograph under glass and professionally framed
frame size 30 x 34"
photo size 14 x 19"