All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1837 VR item #1328008
Here is a rare first edition published in 1825 in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. There are calf boards with a marbled pastedown which has some spotting both on the front and back.The textblock has darkened, the corners of the boards and a section of the spine show modest wear but the book is intact.Light foxing. 303pp. Fine condition for its age.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1920 item #279620
This is the1905 BOOK: TOLD BY UNCLE REMUS, NEW STORIES OF THE OLD PLANTATION by JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS. 295p; 8vo; 17 full page Illustrations; grade is VG+ to NF. FAMOUS 1905 BOOK by J.C.HARRIS
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1138435 (stock #6715)
Aubrey Beardsley The Yellow Book with 3 volumes available (priced each). This is a group of three of the famous English illustrated quarterly called The Yellow Book. This late 19th century series featured art, essays, discussions, poetry and criticism. They were 8-1/4 x 7" hardbacks in yellow and featured artistic cover illustrations as well as inserted plates, including illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley and others...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1377090 (stock #2592)
Abbevillian biface from Fontmaure, France. Moss green jasper, height 4". In excellent condition, legal surface find with fine, glossy ground patina. This is an unusual lithic from Fontmaure, which appears to be entirely hard hammer percussion. Very sculptural and boldly flaked. The entire edge has been worked to some degree. Indentification is uncertain, my tendency is very early Neanderthal, though it may be Homo Erectus...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #862233
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1262684 (stock #914101ME)
by M. F. Tennant. Rare Book Un-read with slight shelf wear. Like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1353715 (stock #2886)
A set of 6 English Neolithic micro-tools. Flint, heights between 1 3/16" and 1 7/8". Manor Farm, Eccles Road, Quindenham, Norwich, Norfolk, England. All in excellent, gem-like condition with glossy patinas on smoky grey-black flint. Legal surface finds. Lovely and finely wrought set of micro-tools. Dating to approximately 10,000-5,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1960 item #966813 (stock #BK10)
Ancient East
$35.00
DESCRIPTION: “Ceramics for the Collector: an Introduction to Pottery and Porcelain” by George Savage is an original standard for the new ceramic collector, giving a broad overview of ceramics through the ages and throughout the world, with Chinese ceramics constituting the heaviest treatment...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1376322 (stock #2357)
A group of three very solid Neanderthal tools on flakes from Marbach, Germany. Lengths between 2 7/8" and 3". All three jasper, large areas of cortex, excellent condition, legal excavation finds. Ground patina. The two exterior lithics are both very solid, chunky scrapers, rapidly yet expertly formed from what would have been the end pieces of the original pebble. The tool on the left is for a left hander. The central tool is a naturally backed blade, well flaked and still quite sharp...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Pre AD 1000 item #1426973 (stock #1)
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. Pick up possible from our store. More photos on request
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$1,125.00
Rare fine clear Quartz point, almost no inclusions , nicely polished. This is a great designer desk piece or for healers and meditation for the home altar. Size 3by3 by 4" tall 1.2 pounds
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1301423
A hard cover published by the Trustees of Worcester Art Museum in 1935. The cover has olive paper on board with a tan paper label and spine. There is some splitting on the seam and top of the paper spine/label otherwise fine. B&W plates. 187 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1375076 (stock #1435)
A group of 5 smaller Neanderthal burins from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, lengths between 1 3/4" and 2 1/8". All in excellent condition, all legal surface finds. All 5 are on rather chunky flakes, with two exhibiting some partial bifacial work. All are quite well designed ergonomically, allowing for a solid grip and remarkable force while in use. Dating to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
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 : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1094819
A soft cover catalog entitled "Pastoral Holland the Dutch Landscape in the Time of Rembrandt" and published by Theodore B. Donson, Ltd., 1984. A Spring exhibition of 17thC Dutch landscapes (April 27-June 16, 1984) with 85 uncommon b&w plates. Price list and selected bibliography. Unpaginated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Contemporary item #1029305 (stock #211)
Alan Kessler Gallery
Price on Request
3 German silver gorget-shaped ornaments stamped with a four-pedal floral pattern, and connected with German silver chains. The topmost and largest gorget is 4 3/4" wide x 1 5/8" tall. Signed by a relative of the silversmith Julius Ceasar, and dated 2004.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1390026 (stock #2428)
A group of 4 Neanderthal multi-tools on flakes from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, all 4 are in excellent condition with fine ground patinas. Legal surface finds. Heights between 2" and 2 3/4". Interesting variety of multi-tool that are comprised of points, various scraper edges, notches, a burin and sharper blade edges. All date to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1380020 (stock #1788)
Two very unusual Neanderthal scrapers from Marbach, Germany. Chert, heights 1 7/8" and 2 1/2". Legal excavation finds. Slight chips from use on the larger of the two, otherwise excellent condition. Variegated ground patina. These two scrapers are difficult to place in the typology, and may be a form specific to the Marbach region...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1950 item #957578 (stock #0957)
Gamut Plus Jewelry
$45.00
FREE US STANDARD S/H
This pin displays the WWII star pin which commemorated sons of the military service. It is shaped like a heart, making it a sweetheart pin as well. This pin is sterling silver and enamel. It measures 1/2" x 1/2". it is c. 1940s and is in excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1348475
SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 2 FRANCS coin, dated 1939, (10 gm, 27mm), CHOICE UNC, in LUSTROUS condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1371694
A large coffee table book published in 1997 by the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. This is a stated Second Printing near mint condition There is a tiny tear on the back jacket- the book has a plastic covering. 273 illustrations~ 50 in full color. 246pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1426814
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #734885 (stock #1-0526)
"Indian Art". Edited by Sir Richard Winstedt. Essays by H.G. Rawlinson, K. de B. Codrington, J.V.S. Wilkinson and John Irwin. Published by October House Inc. New York, 1967. Green cloth hardcover, dust jacket. 5 5/8"x8 1/8" (14,5x21 cm). 200 pages. Contents on photo no 1. A few illustrations in the text, photos at the end. Used and worn, but very good condition inside.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1353101 (stock #3575)
Large, impressive lower to mid Paleolithic Acheulean axe. Flint, height 6". Vienne, France. Legal surface find. Missing 2 large chips on the verso at the proximal end. The flattened distal end may be use damage as the surface is patinated equal to the rest of the axe, or it may have been originally made or altered in this fashion to use as a crusher. Beautifully formed and sculptural piece with a gorgeous, luminous patina...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1300821
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$165.00
Moroccan stromatolite fossil well preserved in a nice red sandstone believed to be from from Kem Kem beds and date from the cretaceous period .These microbial fossils are one of Earth's earliest records of life. The earliest known stromatolite fossils are between 3.5 - 2.75 billion years old in the Precambrian period. The blue-green algae in these early colonies were important in creating Earth's current oxygen atmosphere. size 4" by 5.5" by and weighs 2.2 pounds
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1375112 (stock #2616)
Large bifacially worked Neanderthal burin with a concave scraper edge. Chert, from Marbach, Germany. Legal excavation find. Length 3 7/8". Excellent condition with dry patina. Hefty piece, with several large flake removals and then some fine retouches on the concave scraper edge. Very stable ergonomic design, allowing for a solid grip. Dates to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1345199
A large coffee table book published by Rizzoli in association with the Museums at Stoney Brook in conjunction with the exhibition "Stanford White on Long Island" July 4-November 1, 1998.Photographs by Johnathan Wallen.Very slightly musty. 252pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351807 (stock #2391)
5 Danish Mesolithic blades from the Ertebolle-Ellerbek ("Kitchen Midden") culture. Legal surface finds. Flint, heights between 2 3/8" and 3 3/8". All in excellent condition, one with truncation, indicating it may have been an inset sickle blade with a wooden handle. Nice variety of blade edges, expertly retouched by the tool maker. Very beautiful, variegated and multi-colored flint. Date to 5300-3900 BCE
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1393865
Very Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 90 mm (3 1/2").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1299514
A small blue hardcover published by Oxford University Press, 1952. World's Classics Edition, number 272. No dust jacket.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1375387 (stock #M1103)
Lovely and large Neolithic "willow" blade from the Sahara region, probably Algeria. Flint, height 3 3/8", flawless condition. Bifacially worked. Purchased at auction and I have no collection data on it. Probably dates to 3500-2500 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #52513
This is the BOOK: CHINA COLLECTING IN AMERICA ALICE M. EARLE 1892 1ST ED. From a former Antique dealer's personal Collection the size is 8 5/8" X 6 1/2"; 429p; MULTI Illustrations; light corner wear but no tears. Want it? Get it. Hard to find Antique here.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1800 item #1420357 (stock #JB02911)
Fine antique copper engraving map of Asia from the eastern Mediterranean to the western Pacific, with hand coloring, by Dutch cartographers Gerardo and Leonardo Valk, circa 1710. The map measures 20" by 24" and is laid down to a board as is often seen. Margins are adequate. The map is I believe in overall good condition for a collector looking for a display item, though there are condition issues to be noted, such as some foxing, discoloration, margin wear, stubbed corner, a slight abraded ar...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1352409 (stock #2160)
Larger Neolithic blade core (livre du beurre, or butter loaf). Flint, height 7 1/8". Legal surface find, Grand-Pressigny region, France. Excellent condition- a large core with traces of the removal of several longer blade blanks (see my stock number 2786 for examples). Dates to approximately 8000-5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410814
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios. Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.8 grams.

Condition: Good VF, nicely centered on a compact flan, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #735976 (stock #SK081)
Galerie Hafner
$250.00
/ shipping included
Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing Philae - temple of Isis, eastern view of the birth house. Condition: Good, cardboard cut. Dimension: Photo 19 x 22,6 cm., cardboard 20,5 x 24,3 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #787492
Cradle of Christianity Edited by: Yael Israeli and David Mevorah 224 pages pages (English) Archaeological finds relating to the life and death of Jesus of Nazareth, and the beginning of Christianity, early churches, and pilgrimage to the Holy Land are shown in this comprehensive exhibition catalogue, offering a sense of the character of the Holy Land in the early days of Christianity. English edition: 19 black and white photos, 181 color photos, and 42 drawings

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1232491
Published in 1856 by Ticknor & Fields. Brown calf boards with gilt edging and marbled textblock. Inscription on the free paper. Boards show light wear otherwise a nice tight edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1352152 (stock #2174)
Large Neanderthal multi-tool on a flake. Flint, height 5". From the Grand-Pressigny region, France. Legal surface find. Lovely, finely patinated multi-tool with beautiful flaking along most of the edge of the lithic except the proximal end. In excellent condition with no damage. Dates to approximately 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1970 item #1377872
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$30.00
Group lot of Vintage Liquor labels , some soda labels also , age unknown collected in the 80s largest 5" by 3.5" sold asis
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1411057
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb early style Rhodian Didrachm with a classical portrait of Helios.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.73 grams.

Condition: Good VF, nicely centered with light tone.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1381983 (stock #2327)
A lower Paleolithic Clactonian cleaver on a flint pebble from Dorset, England. Legal surface find with a fine, glossy patina and large area of cortex remaining. height 4 3/4", excellent condition. Straightforward hard hammer percussion chopper or cleaver which takes great advantage to the natural ergonomics of the pebble. Heidelberg Man. Dates to approximately 650,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1950 item #1220368 (stock #02360)
A nice 1949 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin in MS60 condition. It has superb detail and and it retains its complete mint luster (please note that our scans don't show the luster particularly well - it is vivid and attractive). A prize in this condition. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items. All scans are sized o...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369459 (stock #WN085)
Galerie Hafner
$600.00
shipping included
Rare and early vintage albumen print of the Shimbashi Railway Station in Tokyo, with festive decoration and banners wearing the imperial seal "kiku-mon". The Tokyo to Yokohama rail line opened on 14th October 1872, with a great ceremony as the emperor took the first official ride, arriving at Shimbashi Station in a Western carriage. Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, a tiny hole. Dimension: photo: 20.1 cm x 25.9 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1350958 (stock #3183)
Neolithic hammer stone, flint, height 2 1/4". Fine and intact example of a hammer stone, the tool used to make stone tools. Excellent condition, showing all-over work patina. This came from an old English collection, I have no source data on it. I would estimate it to date to 4500-3500 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #786441 (stock #B.B.18.06.08)
Women at the Time of the Bible by Miriam Vamosh (Abingdon Press: 2008) (Paperback).

ENGLISH.

SHIPPING $5.

103pp.Illustrated

A fascinating exploration of life during Bible times.

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 : Fine Art : Contemporary item #658355 (stock #1437)
EASTERN ZHOU RITUAL BRONZES From the Arthur M. Sackler Collection, by Jenny So, c. 1995, concludes a major project to catalogue the Sackler Collection. Standards in the field, these volumes are a monument to Dr. Sackler's love for China and its artistic heritage and his dedication to furthering Western understanding. The supreme art of ancient China was the bronze ritual vessel. Kings and nobles offered food and drink to their ancestors in spectacular cast bronze containers which served to ad...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723080 (stock #1-0505)
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 2, July 1946. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 137 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1930 item #1314777
A solid 15k gold medal presented by the Nottingham City Golf Club to the Division I winner, F.G. Adams Sept. 1926... Marked 15 625 with the letter B along with the W.J.D mark for William James Dingley.Weight 7.5grams ~7/8" round
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1800 item #1421323 (stock #JB03232)
Very nicely presented, wall-ready antique map centered on the Americas, 1784, by Paris-based late 18th century cartographer Jean Janvier. The map, 19" by 25 3/4"inside the mat and 30 3/4" by 36 3/4" in new black ornate frame, is generally in fresh, clean condition, with center fold and some unevenness of the paper, which photographs as shadows or brown areas. The map features an interesting cartouche at upper left, including a beaver dam along a stream, which is bordered by palm trees on one s...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1374807 (stock #4121)
A group of 4 Neolithic flint cores recovered from a mortar practice range in Lackford, Burg St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England. Heights between 1 1/2"- 2 1/2". Legal finds, and surprisingly in excellent condition with no damage. All four are lovely, sculptural pieces made from a rich grey flint. Third from the left would be considered a pyramidal core. Approximately dating to 4500-2500 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347965
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS, Vadfradad, AUTOPHRADATES I, EARLY-MID 2ND CENTURY BC, SILVER OBOL, (0.76 gm, 9 mm), SUNRISE 5877 VAR, in choice almost EF AND LIGHTLY TONED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410805
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
Reserved
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb early style Rhodes Didrachm with a classical portrait of Helios in high relief.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.56 grams.

Condition: EF, lightly toned, beautifully centered on a large flan with full PODION on the reverse.

Ex. Hoard sold at Roma Numismatics
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #723459 (stock #1-0517)
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 17, Year 1961. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 85 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Back slight...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1352318 (stock #3185)
A smaller refined Lower Paleolithic Acheulean biface axe. Flint, height 3 1/4". Legal surface find, Abilly, France. Probably very early Neanderthal. This axe is smaller than what one generally sees as being attributed to Heidelberg Man. Excellent condition with no modern damage. Tiny ridge areas of surface abrasion, luminous patina. Lovely, small and complex hand axe, showing the remarkable knapping skills of its maker. Dates to approximately 700,000-300,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #891564
First printing May 1956 by G. & J. Publishing Co., Los Angeles, CA. Light blue cloth covers (corners slightly bent) with two small white smudges on the front. Good condition- solid, complete with very clean text. 152 pages.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1375151 (stock #2175)
2 Native American partial biface scrapers. Chert, heights 2 3/8" and 2 1/2". Lima Lake bottomlands, NW Adams County, Illinois (near Mississippi River). These represent a rescue as they were recovered from a road construction project before the Paleolithic site was tarred over. Some minor old chips, well patinated. No recent damage. Unfortunately this site was destroyed before any information could be gathered about it. Tools are both partially bifacially worked. Approximate age 10,000-8,0...
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 : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1312905 (stock #SK890)
Galerie Hafner
$380.00
shipping included
Volume 4 and 5 of the Oriental Rugs series in English, first published in German by Battenberg in 1989. Antique Collectors' Club, 1995, hardcover. Fully illustrated reference books. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 25.9 cm x 21.8 cm.