With text by Daisy Lion-Goldschmidt and Jean-Claude Moreau-Gobbard, CHINESE ART, Bronze, Jade, Sculpture, Ceramics, c. 1962, presents some of the finest timeless Chinese works of art covering a period of approximately 4000 years. Excellent condition. 428 pages, 65 color plates, 133 photo-engravings with complete and detailed descriptions, a chronological table of Chinese dynasties and a bibliography. About 10.5" x 13" x 2" and weighs about 8 lbs. Shipping at cost.
Territorial New Mexican postcard, Rosebud N.M. Real photo postcard. 1908-1910. Slightly rounded corners.
c. 1910-1915. Slight rounded corners.
Mexican Real Photo Postcard Mexican Revolution with Windchesters. Miguel Marcias G. And Alfredo Marcias Roja. Slight ink staining.
Copyright 1907 by Geo. B. Cornish, Arkansas City, Kans. Slightly rounded corners.
Stamp is not in good shape.
Rare hardbound copy of the Pall Mall Illustrated Magazine, edited by Lord Frederic Hamilton. Staining on the frontispiece, title and index pages; front half of the book has light staining on the edges.
Henry Noel Humphreys, "Parables of our Lord" printed 1847, New York,D. Appleton edition. 2000 of these books were printed in 1947 and, of those, 1000 were printed with D. Appleton title page. Front and Back book covers are made of Paper-Mache boards covered with elaborately carved black plaster. 31 pages plus the title page are multi-colored chromolithographed, illuminated with each page having a different design...
A 7 x 3-1/2" curved card stereoview or stereo card depicting an Alaska Goldrush scene. Issued by B.L. Singley in 1900, this is number 9256 - "A HALT BY THE WAYSIDE, EN ROUTE TO KLONDIKE". It has an orange face and pink backing, with a quote by John P. Clum, USPO Inspector and Lecturer. The image shows a reclining prospector under his draped tent with his buddy cookin' up some vittles...
An attractive 5-3/8 x 3-1/2" genuine photograph postcard c1910, featuring a cute baby girl with a full-size doll in a fur-trimmed outfit standing on a wonderfully ornate Victorian chair. This card has a great sepia tint, and it is unadressed; it has the DURA STUDIOS mark. It has a pencilled inscription 46782 MARRELL IM A(?) (photographer's notation) and BARBARA MERRELL WELLINGTON...
A motorcycle & sidecar tintype circa 1905 with a historic view. This scarce, very early photograph is on a late tintype (photo on treated metal blank) and this 2-3/8 x 1-5/8" (view area) image consists of a young motorcycle rider astride the bike with a rather concerned-looking grandma in the sidecar. Three other ladies stand behind her, and there is an Edmonson's Red Seal Toffee pail in the middle of the road (road hazards were a little different in those days...)...
Unsigned hand-tinted photograph of a stream/pond scene. Image size is 5 7/8 by 3 3/4 inches, mat size is 9 5/8 by 7 5/8 inches. Framed size is 10 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Condition is good with a water stain on left side of mat near frame, small white spot on mat in upper right of image. Pre-1940, original frame and backing, very minor damage to lower right frame corner. Horizontal coloration difference is due to lighting when taking photo of framed work, not a flaw.
This is a Japanese military map of North Asia dated 25th/29th July, 12 Year of Showa reign. This is translated to the 12th year of Emperor Hirohito’s reign. He became emperor in 1926 and died in 1989. Add the 12 year to 1926 that translate the map dating to 1938.
This is a general Japanese military map of North Asia of the Japanese troop deployment and the armies that they are fighting against...
Lladro figurine "Happy Birthday" measuring 8" tall x 4" wide. No. 5429, introduced in 1987; perfect condition - no box.
Stated first edition of the three-act play, "The Autumn Garden" by Lillian Helman. This play was performed on Broadway in 1951 at the Coronet Theatre and actor James Lipton (who now hosts the PBS show, The Actors Studio) is noted as a cast member.Copyright 1951 by Little, Brown and Co. Discarded library copy. 139 pages
This is another Grouping of STERLING SOUVENIR SPOONS in the Collection at Jantiques.
Primarily posted for DC Metro Walk in Clientele; however, we will attempt to respond to Inquiries
Offered is a lovely, double, gutta-percha photograph case holding two early 19th century tin types of two different women.
The double gutta-percha case measures 2.5 inches wide x 3 inches long x .75 inches deep when closed, and 5 inches wide when opened. The case appears to be in excellent condition!
The two cased tin types are each further framed within different press-molded, thin, ornate, brass frame and behind a little pane of glass...
This is the LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, BY JOHN MARSHALL. Published by JAMES CRISSY, PHILADELPHIA, 1839. Two Volumes; 5 3/4" X 8 5/8";
VOL. I has 460 pages & VOL. II has 448 pages; Leather covers; edge and corner wear; interior foxing, grade is VG. ANTIQUE SET for the Collector here
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: SARTOR RESARTUS BY THOMAS CARLYLE. This Small Volume is duodecimo size with 332p; light foxing interior end pages; grade is VG+. Note the NOUVEAU Flower Cover Decorataions. No date found; however, we can date this SMALL VOLUME circa 1900.
*****More info: Author: Carlyle, Thomas.
Domain: Philosophy, Literature. Genre: Prose fiction...
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: BEAUTIES OF NATURE AND ART..edited by
DAPHNE DALE, 1892. Profusely ILLUSTRATED with subjects relating to ART, LITERATURE, HISTORY, etc. (some of the Contents and Illustrations shown via jpg here). Size of this BOOK is 8 1/8" X 10 3/8";
384p; VG to VG+ Condition right out of the late Victorian era...EXCEPTIONAL Book
Fahr-Becker, Gabriele (ed.), The Art of East Asia, English edition, Koenemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne, 1999, 2 vols., 406pp and 407pp. 12 ½ x 10 ¾ in. (32 x 27.8 cm). Hardcover with dust jacket, in slipcase.
In these volumes the arts and cultures are discussed, richly illustrated in color, of China, Indonesia and the Champa Kingdoms (vol. I) and of the Kingdom of the Khmer, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Japan and Korea (vol. II)...
This is a Set of SIX LONGFELLOW POETICAL WORKS published by HOUGHTON MIFLIN, 1885. Folio size; gilded page ends; marbelized interior;
GREAT Plates and profusely Illustrated; covers corner wear; grade is VG to CF+. A hard to find set LONGFELLOW with ANTIQUE LEATHER covers. jpgs provide much MORE info
Indispensable, highly detailed guide to 18th Century English Porcelain Figures 1745-1795, by Peter Bradshaw, published by Antique Collectors' Club in 1981. 327 pp. lavishly illustrated with 26 colored plates and many more black and white plates. Excellent condition: dust jacket intact along with original green cloth binding stamped in gold, which is in excellent condition...
This is the Civil War Book McCLELLANS OWN STORY Copyright 1886
& Published by CHARLES L. WEBSTER. Book is in G+ Condition; size is 6.25" X 9" approx.
Well Known & hard to find Antique CIVIL WAR BOOK.
A handsome sterling silver and gilt decanter tag for BOURBON, ca. 1940; stamped "sterling" and "353"; the oval label engraved in a handsome vintage script with fleur de lis accents; condition: some age appropriate surface scratches; measurement: 2 _ x 2 _ in., the label; height of chain, 3 _ in.
This is the book: TIFFANY TASTE by JOHN LORING 1986 FIRST EDITION.
Published by Garden City and Authored by Mr. Loring a TIFFANY & CO. DESIGN DIRECTOR. 223p; Excellent Full Color Photography; folio size hardbound book; dust cover is lightly nicked; grade is VG+ NF. jpgs give MORE info. Note to overseas buyers: Shipping cost is an additional twenty five dollars US minimum
A hand colored card in excellent condition marked "Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C T Art-colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)" "2--Post Card Specialties, Nerw Orleans, LA"
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
This rare, 15 page booklet, written and published by F.E. Ormsby: famed, respected and controversial prognosticator, was issued as a “Twentieth Century Announcement” to promote Ormsby’s books, writings and other products. It offers information about “The Science of Occult Astronomy,” that Ormsby defines as “Astronomy and the Hidden Vibratory Influence of the Stars, relative to all things pertaining to this world in which we live.” It’s full of advertisements for personal horosc...
Sept Dialogues de Betes
by Colette Willy
Printed in Paris, 1927, inscribed and signed
Now quarterbound in black leather with gilt and raised spine, marbled boards and endpapers and gilt top edge, several pages uncut.
An Account of Russia as it was in the Year 1710
by Lord Charles Whitworth
,Printed at Horace Walpole's Strawberry-Hill Press in 1758, small 8vo, first Edition, Errata Leaf at rear, Full polished calf, boards re-attached, repair to top 1/2" of spine, edges rubbed, otherwise v.g. A very nice copy of an early Strawberry-Hill book
This 1851 educational text was published by the Sanborn & Carter Company of Portland, Maine. Authored by Salem Town, L.L.D., this revised edition from the original published in 1848 is touted as, “A reader designed for the middle class pupils of our public schools, embracing full and important exercises in elocution and articulation.”!
Hardcover, 288 pages; Good condition: Minimal foxing, no tears, tight binding, corner edge wear to cover.
A delightful addition to the School Memorabil...
Anne Odom's 1996 "Russian Enamels: Kievan Rus to Faberge" is a landmark publication filled with extraordinary examples of traditional Russian enameled silver and gold objects. All the objects, drawn from the Walters Art Gallery, the Hillwood Museum and a private collection, are beautifully illustrated and described in great detail. This is the 1st edition paperback version published in conjunction with the 1996 exhibit at the Walters. Excellent, unread condition. 208 pages.
This is the Excellent ART BOOK: HIS LIFE, ART AND LETTERS by Barbara
E. White, 1984. 311p; Folio size 10 3/4" X 14"; 391 illustrations incl. 125 in full Color & some FOLDOUTS; condition is NF. jpgs give more info pertaining to RENOIR and this well-known Book
This is the 1898 Hardbound Book: TWO LITTLE PRISONERS by THOMAS NELSON PAGE. 82p; 12mo; interior cover and endpaper has "Artwork" and pencil marks; tape from an earlier day also visible interior cover (see jpg) and back cover; all pages intact and holding; typical cover age oxidation; grade is G++ to VG. Well known author who wrote about BLACK AMERICAN subject matter. Add this ANTIQUE to the Shelf
This is an Unusual ANTIQUE with Beautiful Illustrations by STUART TRAVIS. 122p; 8vo; spine has some top pull wear; edge & corner wear;
each page's copy is "framed in"; grade is VG VG+. 96 Year Old
DEVOTA by AUGUSTA EVANS WILSON. Excellent Period Romance
This is the DECAMERON OF BOCCACCIO by GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO in 2 Volumes.
Famous Medieval ITALIAN work with 700+ pages in the 2 Volumes; 8vo; gilded top pages; multi photogravure illustrations by LOUIS CHALON; ART NOUVEAU Designs dating this production ca. 1900 to 1920; grade is VG+ (some may grade higher). A sample of the literature..."Enough had now been said: the lady's mortification was extreme; and, as she ended, Ricciardo bethought him that, if he suffered her, thus deluded, to depart, much...
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: THE MARTIAN by GEORGE DU MAURIER published by HARPER'S in 1897. 477p; 5 1/4" X 7 1/2"; multi illustrations by the Author; oxidation on the cover; light foxing page ends; pages 424 to 438 indented at the ends; grade is VG to VG+. A Desirable and Well known Antique BOOK from a MARYLAND Estate. jpgs give more info
This is a GEORGE WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL PINBACK Political Pin dated 1900. The front image is via transfer printing process applied to base metal. Front reads: NATIONAL CAPITAL CENTENNIAL, 1900; the back has a crossover pin and no safety mechanism. From a Kensington, Maryland Estate, suburb of Washington, D.C. Note the Condition is EXCELLENT
This is an Early GEORGE WASHINGTON PINBACK POLITICAL PIN from a Maryland Estate.
Transfer Print has been applied to the Base Metal; size is 7/8" in diameter. Date this One circa first 20 years of the 20th Century and the note the Condition is EXCELLENT
Professionally framed in an intricate, antique-look, gold gilt molding with museum quality, acid-free mat and mounting materials, this 1840, hand-colored map of Germany, Switzerland, and Northern Italy will be well-preserved for many, many years to come!
Photography was a challenge in an attempt to avoid flash reflections. As such, please note that the rich coloring- violet, yellow, green and gray- is even throughout the map.
All print and map detailing is clean and easily read. Some mi...
The book, THOMPSON IN AFRICA or AN ACCOUNT OF THE MISSIONARY LABORS, SUFFERINGS, TRAVELS, AND OBSERVATIONS is the compilation of the journal kept by missionary George Thompson while working at the Mendi Mission in Sierra Leone, Africa, during the period 1848-1851. This is a second edition published in 1852, printed for the author by William Harned, 48 Beekman Street, New York City (the first edition was published in 1851).
George Thompson’s missionary service to Africa occurs approximate...
This is the Book: The POETICAL WORKS of SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART.
647p; 12mo; edge and corner wear; embossed cover; multiple illustrations; grade is VG. This Book is being sold for the first time on the open Secondary Market, uncirculated to the general public until now...virtually "off the Shelf" from an Exceptional Virginia Estate of Antiques and Collectibles. jpgs give much more information.
This is the Book: The MUSIC DRAMAS of RICHARD WAGNER by ALBERT LAVIGNAC, 1898. 515p; 8vo; bars of music on mutiple pages; two fold out pages of music; edge wear; slight interior binding looseness; grade is VG to VG+. From a VIRGINIA collection of Antique MUSIC BOOKS. jpgs tell the rest.
This is the BOOK: WITH FEET TO THE EARTH by CHARLES M. SKINNER dated 1899. This is about Nature Walks and very well done with multi illustrations. 231p; 12mo; yes there is some foxing interior; gilded top pages; great illustrations tissue covered. Desirable ANTIQUE BOOK with Art Nouveau Influences
This is the BOOK: PT 109 By ROBERT J. DONOVAN 1961 First Edition.
247p; 8vo; many B&W photo illus; dj is torn backside and nicked but normally;
plastic clear cover; hb grade is NF. From a VIRGINIA Estate of Quality Books...add this first ed. to the JFK Collection.
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: LOVEY MARY by ALICE H. RICE 1903 CENTURY.
The size is duodecimo; 197p; some interior illus; light edge and corner wear; grade is VG VG+. Well known early 20th Century Author..
add to the collection.
Cute embossed Halloween post card illustrating a boy using a giant jack o'lantern to scare a grown man. The man's hair is sticking straight up and his cap is flying off! The front is marked "Copyrighted 1909 By Julius Bien & Co., N.Y.". The back is marked "'Halloween' Series Number 980". Postmarked 1909. Condition: bright coloring, some light creasing, softened edges and corners.
Nice vintage embossed Halloween post card showing a boy carrying a black cat past a glowing jack-o'lantern. The illustration is unsigned, but looks like the work of Ellen Clapsaddle. Marked on the front with the letters "LSC" around a circle with a "C" in it. The back is marked "Series 226E". Unused. Circa 1910. Condition: softening along edges, nice color.
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.
This is the BOOK: A CONNOTARY DEFINITIONS NOT FOUND IN DICTIONARIES. Authored and signed by a former Governor of VIRGINIA, GARLAND POLLARD, there are 118p; 7 5/8" X 4 7/8"; multiple illustrations; grade is VG+ NF. Entertainment and Humor, 1935 4th Printing
This is an ANTIQUE WAVERLY GALLERY 1841. Title page reads as follows:
THE/ WAVERLEY GALLERY/ OF THE/ Principal Female Characters/ IN/ SIR WALTER SCOTT'S ROMANCES./ FROM ORIGINAL PAINTINGS BY EMINENT ARTISTS.
ENGRAVED UNDER THE SUPERINTENDENCE/ OF/ CHARLES HEATH./ LONDON:/ TILT
AND BOGUE, FLEET STREET. XDCCCXLI. Approx. 120 unnumbered pages;
8vo; gilded pages 3 sides; 36 WORKS of ART of the Ladies of SIR WALTER SCOTT and they are BEAUTIES; full leather; cover hinge shows wear but not br...
Title page reads as follows: THE HEROES by CHARLES KINGSLEY, etc.
This is a STORIES for CHILDREN ca. 1875- 1900 beautifully gilded cover plus color plates. Stories of Perseus, Argonauts, Theseus. A Duodecimo Book. Condition is VG+ to NF with light interior oxidation
Following FRONTISPIECE of the STATUE PHOTO ILLUS. Title page reads as follows: PROCEEDINGS UPON THE/ UNVEILING OF THE/ STATUE OF/ BARON VON STEUBEN/ MAJOR GENERAL AND INSPECTOR GENERAL IN THE/ CONTINENTAL ARMY DURING THE/ REVOLUTIONARY WAR/ IN WASHINGTON, D.C., DECEMBER 7, 1910/ AND UPON THE/ PRESENTATION OF THE REPLICA TO/ HIS MAJESTY THE GERMAN EMPEROR/ AND THE GERMAN NATION/ IN POTSDAM, SEPTEMBER 2, 1911/ ERECTED BY THE CONGRESS OF/ THE UNITED STATES/ COMPILED BY GEORGE H. CARTER/ AND PRINTE...