All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1351802 (stock #2438)
Beautifully colored Neanderthal backed blade. Surface find, Marbach, Germany. Chert, height 2 5/8". One small chip visible on the blade edge. Dating to approximately 50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1960 item #1351748 (stock #WN010)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800.00
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Twenty-three vintage black and white gelatin silver prints by the American photographer, writer and social activist Dorothy Norman (1905-1997), well known for her relationship to Alfred Stieglitz. With carbon copy of a typewritten manuscript (15 pages with some handwritten corrections in pencil) published 1957 in the College Art Journal Vol.16, No.2 (pages 100-108, with 7 pictures) under the title "Folk Art in Orissa, India - by Dorothy Norman"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351529 (stock #3299)
3 fine Neanderthal tools, one a blade with a burin and 2 multi-tools with various scraper edges. Fontmaure, France, jasper, heights between 2 3/8" and 3 3/8". Legal surface finds, all in excellent condition. Lovely patina on these 3. Approximately dating to 50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1351525 (stock #1356)
Two lovely Neanderthal convergent scrapers with burins. Fontmaure, France, jasper, heights 2 1/4" and 2 1/2". Excellent condition with no modern damage. Purchased at auction with no collection data. "Convergent" scraper refers to the worked scraper edges converging on a point, usually but not always resulting in a burin. The burin was an important tool during the Paleolithic as it was frequently employed to score bones and obtain bone marrow, a vital source of iron...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1350965 (stock #2484)
Neolithic core hammer stone, Linear Band Pottery Culture, Bavaria. Flint, height 2 1/2". Approximately 5000 BCE. Excellent condition, gooid signs of overall usage, fine, creamy white patina with no damage. Lovely geometric quality to this hammer stone which the photographs do not do justice to. Dating to approximately 5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1350963 (stock #2294)
Neanderthal biface handaxe "a gibbosite". Flint, height 4 3/8". Fine axe, excellent condition. "A gibbosite" refers to a biface axe with a protuberance or extension along one edge, probably used as a crushing tool or hammer. If you look at the photo, you can see this on the left side of the left-hand photo as a slight extension that terminates as a flat edge...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1350960 (stock #2280)
Large Neanderthal multi-tool on flake, flint, height 4 1/2". Good overall condition with one small chip. Beautiful patina on a semi-translucent flint. The various edges of this tool have been reworked, giving it a variety of different types of scraper/saw edges. Surface find, Grand-Pressigny region, France. Approximate dates 80,000-50,000 BCE.
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 : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1350957 (stock #2314)
Neanderthal partial biface hand axe, flint, height 3 13/16". Elegant handaxe in flawless condition, with fine patina. Found in a dried ancient riverbed of the Creuse River near Grand-Pressigny, France. This axe probably dates back to somewhere around 250,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1350949 (stock #2249)
Neolithic "Livre du Beurre" blade core. Flint, height 9 1/4". Excellent condition, beautiful caramel colored flint. Found in a river bed near Barrou, France. Very sculptural stone. From approx. 4500 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Prehistorical item #1350946 (stock #2352)
Neanderthal lanceolate biface hand axe, flint height 5 1/8". Surface find, Leugny, France. Beautiful, bicolor hand axe, excellent condition with one small modern chip. Fine ground patina. 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1350676 (stock #9501)
A copy of A Wreath of Canadian Song by C.M. Whyte-Edgar dated 1910. This is an original boxed presentation copy with a kid leather soft cover and the original presentation cardboard box with the title sticker. Now reprinted, this is an original with gold stamped embossing on the front and spine. It has the tissue-protected plates and is fully gilded on all edges. It was published by William Briggs of Toronto...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1349946 (stock #9622150128)
L'Asie Exotique
$3,500.00
Chinese Bamboo Carving Part I & II A 2 Volume Set Author: Ip Yee & Laurence C.S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349459
Thrace, Apollonia Pontika, Mid to Late 4th Century BC, silver derham, (3.52 gm, 16X14 mm), nicely struck on a full broad flan, choice good very fine and toned.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349458
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, S.2250 VAR, (8.40 gm, 22 mm), well struck on a nice full flan, choice extremely fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349457
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, BMC XXX VI.15, (8.03 gm, 21 mm), lovely struck on a nice full flan, choice good very fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349456
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, (8.48 gm, 21X19 mm), choice good very fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349455
Calabria, Tarentum 350-300 BC, Silver Didrachm (6.45 gm, 22 mm), nicely struck on a broad flan, choice extremely fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1348750 (stock #jesusab)
From the author of the acclaimed historical novel, The Matthias Scroll, comes this nonfiction advance in Gospel interpretation. As fresh translations and undeniable inference open the Christianizing shells of lore and legend, a complete biography of Jesus emerges...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348478
Kings of Persis, Vadfardad (Autophardes II), Early to mid 2nd century BC, Silver dirham, (3.49 gm, 16 mm), Sharply struck from the very high relief dies, Choice FDC, and lustrous, Sunrise 576.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348477
ITALY, VENICE. GIOVANNI SORANZO. 1312-1328. AR GROSSO, (2.11gm, 21mm), Sharply strike on a nice full flan, in choice extremely fine 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 : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1348472
Sasanian Yazdgerd, 438-457 AD, Silver dirham, (4.14 gm, 30 mm), GW mint (Gorgan), Lovely strike on a nice full broad flan, Die break on the reverse, Choice extremely fine and toned.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1348094 (stock #holylandb)
Venus Galleries
$175.00
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)

Author: Ya'akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347966
QAJAR DYNASTY, Fath Ali Shah. 1212-1250 AH. (1797-1834). Gold One Toman (4.60 gm; 23 mm). Khoy mint, dated 1239 AH. Lovely strike and rare. Choice Superb EF and rare. AU with a full luster and rare in this condition.
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 : Pre 1492 item #1347963
Offered is a KINGS OF PERSIS. UNCERTAIN KING I, EARLY 2ND CENTURY BC. SILVER HEAVY DRACHM, (1.94 gm, 12 mm), SUNRISE 578, LOVELY STRUKE FROM THE HIGHT RELIEF DIES, in choice superb extremely fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347962
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. PEROZ I, AD. 457/9–484 . SILVER DRACHM coin, (4.16 gm, 28mm), CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE AND TONED, DIE BREAK ON THE OBVERSE otherwise in choice VF and toned in condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1347959
Offered is a SASANIAN KINGS. ARDASHIR III. AD. 628-630. SILVER DRACHM, MINT YAZD, YEAR 3, (4.18 gm, 32 mm), SUNRISE 997 VAR, CHOICE EF, UNPUBLISHED, in lightly toned condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347958
Offered is a U.S. LIBERTY, FIVE CENTS BUFFALO 1937, (5.12 gm, 21mm), NICKEL, CHOICE BU, in BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1700 item #1347957
Offered is a U.S. PILGRIM TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1620-1920, CHOICE UNC, (12.56 gm, 30mm), in LIKELY TONED condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347956
Offered is a U.S. OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1938, (12.52 gm, 30mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347952
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THICK coin, 1825-1925, (18.30 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347951
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THIN coin, 1825-1925, (12.20 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347950
Offered is a QAJAR AHMAD SHAH, DATED 1332, SILVER 2000 DINAR coin , (9.16 gm, 27 mm), MINOR DIE BREAK ON OBVERSE AND REVERSE, OTHERWISE WELL STRIKE, in choice uncirculated condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1900 item #1347946
Offered is a CHINA-TIBET, DAILA LAMA, THUBTEN GYATSO coin, 1895-1933, SILVER UNIT, (4.70 gm, 27mm), LOVELY STRIKE, in CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1900 item #1347944
Offered is a CHINA-TIBET, DAILA LAMA, THUBTEN GYATSO coin, 1895-1933, SILVER UNIT, (4.60 gm, 28mm), LOVELY STRIKE, in CHOICE EXTREMELY FINE condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347934
Offered is a GERMANY, PRUSSIA, SILVER, 3 MARKS, 1913, BERLIN VICTORY OVER NAPOLEON, KM 534, (16.72 gm, 33 mm),in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347933
Offered is a GERMANY, PRUSSIA, SILVER, 2 MARKS, 1913, BERLIN VICTORY OVER NAPOLEON, KM 532, (11.04 gm, 28 mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347932
Offered is a FRANCE, REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, SILVER 2 FRANC, DATED 1915, (10.04 gm, 27 mm), PARIS MINT, KM-845.1, in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347930
Offered is a FRANCE, REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, SILVER 1 FRANC, DATED 1917, (15.02 gm, 23 mm), PARIS MINT, KM-844.1, in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347929
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1944, (15.00 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347927
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1948, (14.09 gm, 31mm), CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347926
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1969, (15.08 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347925
Offered is an ITALY, VATICAN, PIUS XII, SILVER 5 LIRA, YEAR1, ROME MINT, coin, DATED 1939 KM-28 CHOICE UNC, (5.02 gm, 23 mm).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1345672 (stock #Alib57)
Torao Miyagawa et al., A history of the art of China: Chinese painting, publ. Weatherhill/Tankosha, New York/Tokyo 1983. Hard cover with dust jacket, 228 pages, 104 paintings described and illustrated in b/w and color. ISBN 0-8348-1527-3.

Good condition, dust jacket with traces of usage, clean inside

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1345671 (stock #Alib56)
Wu Tung, Tales from the land of dragons: 1000 years of Chinese painting. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1997. Paperback with dust jacket, catalog to an exhibition with the same title, 269 pages, 152 paintings with descriptions and with b/w and several with color images, extensive introduction with numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN 0-87846-438-7.

Some traces of usage to the dust jacket, all in all very good condition

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1940 item #1345661 (stock #Alib55)
R.L. Hobson, Laurence Binyon, Oswald Siren, et al., The Romance of Chinese Art, publ. Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., NY 1936 (later edn.). Hard cover, 192 pages, illustrated with numerous b/w photos, drawings, tables and 12 color plates.

Good condition. Firm binding, clean inside, a bit yellowed, back cover stained

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345660 (stock #Alib54)
Wen Fong, Robert Bagley, Jenny So, Maxwell Hearn, The Great Bronze Age of China, publ. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc./Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1980. Hard cover with dust jacket, published in conjunction with the exhibition with the same name in several museums in the USA, 386 pages, numerous color and b/w illustrations of archaic bronzes and artifacts in jade and earthenware etc...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1345643 (stock #Alib53)
Woldemar von Seidlitz & Dora Amsden, Impressions of Ukiyo-e, publ. Parkstone Press Intl., New York 2007. Hard cover with dust jacket, 287 pages, text about all aspects of ukiyoe and discussing the most important woodblock masters illustrated with numerous color photos, translated in English by Marlena Metcalf. ISBN 978-1-84484-388-6.

Very good condition

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345639 (stock #Alib51)
Nikuhitsu ukiyoe meihinten (Exhibition of famous ukiyoe paintings), publ. Ota Memorial Museum, Tokyo 1980. Soft cover, catalog to an exhibition of the Nihon Ukiyoe hakubutsukan (Japanese Ukiyoe museum) with 100 items with minimal description and many (but not all) with b/w or color illustration. Covering well-known and not so well-known ukiyoe painters with genealogical charts and short biographies...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1345632 (stock #Alib50)
Thomas Fok, Connoisseurship of Rhinoceros Horn Carvings in China, publ. Thomas Fok, New York 1999. Hardcover with dust jacket, catalog of private collection, 255 pages, 192 rhino horn and related objects with descriptions (Chinese and English) and color illustrations, with introduction in English and Chinese. ISBN 962-321-046-9

Very good condition, dust jacket wrinkled at top.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1345631 (stock #Alib49)
Roderick Whitfield, In pursuit of antiquity, publ. Charles E. Tuttle Comp, Rutland/Tokyo 1969, hardcover with dust jacket, catalog to exhibition at The Art Museum of Princeton University, 240 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, few color illustrations.

Very good condition, few scuff marks on dust jacket.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345621 (stock #Alib48)
Harold P. Stern, Freer Gallery of Art fiftieth anniversary exhibition. 1. Ukiyo-e painting, publ. Smithsonian Institution, Washington 1973. Paperback, exhibition catalog, 334 pages, 118 screens, scroll paintings, drawings and related items with extensive descriptions and b/w illustrations, some color illustrations. Includes errata slip.

Fair condition...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345620 (stock #Alib47)
Vera Kubickova, Persian Miniatures, Spring Books, London 1975(?). Hardcover with dust jacket, ca. 160 pages with 49 color illustrations. Translated by R. Finlayson-Samsour, photos by Werner Forman.

Dust jacket torn, book with scrapes on covers, otherwise in very good condition

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345619 (stock #Alib46)
Eleanor Olson, Tantric Buddhist Art, publ. China House Gallery, New York 1974. Paperback, catalog to exhibition at China Institute of America, 100 pages, 54 sculptures, paintings and ritual objects with full descriptions b/w illustrations, few color illustrations, short, illustrated introduction.

Fair condition, firm binding, cover with few light stains, creases and dents. Clean text.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1345615 (stock #Alib45)
Indian and South East Asian Art, publ. Spink & Son Ltd., London 1978. Paperback, sales exhibition catalog (at Spink & Son, May/June 1978), 88 pages, 257 sculptures, coins and artifacts with description, many with b/w illustration, introductory chapter by Pierre Jeannerat.

Very good condition, a bit warped.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1345614 (stock #Alib44)
Stanislaw J...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Contemporary item #1345605 (stock #9447)
A 2005 Canada 10 dollars Year of the Veteran pure silver coin in the case. This Royal Canadian Mint commemorative specimen (proof) finish with frosted highlights is one of 20,000 struck (this one is #00877). It includes the hard plastic swing-open red presentation case, the sponge-backed mounting platform, the original sealed coin capsule and the original certificate of authenticity. The coin is 99.99% silver and it weighs 25.18 grams. This super gift and collectible is in excellent condition wi...