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.
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.
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...
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...
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"
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 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...
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.
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...)...
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 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...
Copyright 1907 by Geo. B. Cornish, Arkansas City, Kans. Slightly rounded corners.
Mexican Real Photo Postcard Mexican Revolution with Windchesters. Miguel Marcias G. And Alfredo Marcias Roja. Slight ink staining.
c. 1910-1915. Slight rounded corners.
Territorial New Mexican postcard, Rosebud N.M. Real photo postcard. 1908-1910. Slightly rounded corners.
This is a Cardboard Box titled 'NASSAU MELODY' with a Blonde MERMAID COVER. Apparently designed to hold Bottles of Perfume 'blended & bottled in Paris'. Size is 7/8" X 4" X 3". Pre 1950? in VG Condition
Here is a compelling full page ad that was featured in the New York Times, May 10, 1970. "Finally Your Senator Can Vote to End the War. Angry Americans. Saddened Americans....Your kids shouldn't go to college to get killed...
Support the peace amendment sponsored by McGovern, Hatfield, Goodell Cranston & Hughes." Paper has yellowed and is folded and the names of senators who supported the amendment have been underlined in ink.
Fabulous midnight blue beaded box bag purse with tortoise Lucite top. It is in great condition. It measures 7.25" across. No signature inside, but it is definitely a designer lucite purse from the 1950/1960s. Black satin lining with elastic pocket. No condition problems, just a little wear on the metal finish of clasp.
No. 50 = Lekegian No. 1143: Edfou - Wall relief coronation.
No. 51 = Lekegian No. 1142: Edfou - Door with wall reliefs.
No. 52 = Bonfils No. 171: ? - Portique de temple d'Esmeh.
No. 53 = Zangaki No. 630: Daily life - Men at draw well.
No. 54 = Bonfils: Daily life - Man draw water from a well.
No. 55 = Bonfils No. 178: Nile - 1st cataract.
No. 56 = Zangaki No. 1053: Nile - 1st cataract.
No. 57 = Photoglob No. 5583: Nile - 1st cataract.
No. 58 = Lekegian: Philae - Hall of columns.
No. 38 = Bonfils No. 144: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 39 = Zangaki No. 989: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 40 = Bonfils No. 143: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 41 = Bonfils No. 142: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 42 = Lekegian No. 1113: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 43 = Lekegian No. 1114: Karnak - Hypostyle hall.
No. 44 = Zangaki No. 903: Karnak - Temple precinct of Amun.
No. 45 = Zangaki No. 1003: Karnak - Obelisk.
No. 46 = Zangaki No. 998: Karnak - Wall relief.
No. 47 = Zangaki No. 899: Ka...
No. 26 = Lekegian No. 1061: Theben West Bank - Medinet 1st court.
No. 27 = Bonfils No. 224: Theben West Bank - Medinet Abou Wall relief.
No. 28 = Bonfils No. 160: Theben West Bank - Medinet Habu.
No. 29 = Lekegian: Ramesses (...).
No. 30 = Zangaki: Theben West Bank - Deir-el-Bahri.
No. 31 = Lekegian No. 1073: Luxor - Pylon of Ramesses II with an obelisk.
No. 32 = Zangaki No. 969: Luxor - Colossus of Ramesses II.
No. 33 = Lekegian No. 1062: Luxor - Collones d'Amenhotep III.
No. 34 = Phot...
No. 14 = Bonfils No. 105: Giza - Valley temple of Khephren.
No. 15 = Bonfils No. 111: Giza - Great Sphinx and pyramids.
No. 16 = Bonfils No. 114: Giza - Tourists climbing pyramid of Khufu.
No. 17 = Bonfils No. 621: Daily life - Women carrying water.
No. 18 = Zangaki No. 511: Daily life - family with camel.
No. 19 = Lekegian: Mit Rahina - Colossus of Ramesses II (No. 17.).
No. 20 = Zangaki No. 1019: Wall relief.
No. 21 = Schroeder No. 5527: Theben West Bank - The Memnon colosses.
No. 22 =...
No. 02 = Bonfils No. 1460: Matareyeh - Park with group of ostriches.
No. 03 = Zangaki No. 495: Cairo - General view of the citadel.
No. 04 = Bonfils No. 1363: Cairo - General view of tombs of califsand citadel.
No. 05 = Bonfils No. 1109: Cairo - Mosque Kait-Bey.
No. 06 = Bonfils No. 1369: Cairo - Mosque of al Azhar.
No. 07 = Bonfils No. 1371: Cairo - Mosque of al Azhar, the courtyard.
No. 08 = Bonfils No. 1089: Cairo - The mosque of Amr Ibn al-As.
No. 09 = Bonfils: Cairo - Street scene.
Oblong folio album with 54 albumen and 7 photolitho photographs, showing ruins and city scenes. Half leather with spine stamped "Egypt" in gilt. The black and white photographs mounted on boards. Each print approximately 22 cm x 28 cm, signed in the negative, the majority numbered and captioned in French.
- Felix Bonfils, French photographer, active 1867 - 1885.
- G. Lekegian & Co., French company, active 1860 - 1890.
- Zangaki Brothers, Greek photographers, active 1860 - ...
This RARE old stanhope is a carved wooden (likely, ebonized wood) animal (something indigenous to Northern Ireland: perhaps an Irish Stout?).
The viewer shows 6 historical landmarks and remarks MEMORY OF BALLYCASTLE. The 6 scenes are; BALLYCASTLE, GOLF LINKS, MURLOUGH BAY, CARRICK-a-REDE ROPE BRIDGE, MARINE ROAD and FAIR HEAD. The views great. This little critter charm measures 5/8" x 1/2" x 3/8" tall. It is in excellent condition.
Port Said, Entrance of the Suez Canal, c. 1880. Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard. Negative numbered 128. Condition: faded, cardboard cut. Dimension: 19,3 x 25,3, cardboard 23,8 x 31,8 cm.
Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the island from the south-west. Attributed to the photographer Frank Mason Good from Great Britain, active 1860 -1890. Condition: Slightly faded, cardboard cut and stained. Dimension: Photo 18,6 x 23 cm, cardboard 27,5 x 32,2 cm.
Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the first Nile cataract. Caption in French: 4. 1er Cataracte. Les rapides. Condition: Photo with some stains, cardboard slightly stained, few losses and toned. Dimension: Photo 19,3 x 25,1 cm., cardboard 29,8 x 40,6 cm.
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.
Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the temple of Sethos I. The pillared portico preceding the outer hypostyle. Caption in French: Temple d'Osiris à Abydos, Hte Egypte. Photographer: Pascal Sébah, Turkey, active during the period of 1856 - 1900. Condition: Photo slightly faded. Cardboard slightly stained, corners with small losses, edges slightly toned. Dimension: Photo 19,6 x 25,1 cm., cardboard 29,7 x 40,6 cm.
Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Obelisk of Heliopolis. Condition: Left edge of the photo with small loss, slightly faded. Cardboard with few stains, upper right corner damaged. Dimension: Photo 23,7 x 19,1 cm., cardboard 39,2 x 31,6 cm.
Original Albumen Print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the colossi of Memnon. Condition: Photo slightly stained and with small dog ear. Cardboard with tears and stains. Dimension: Photo 23,6 x 18,6 cm., cardboard 39,4 x 31,8 cm.
Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the temple of Ramesses IV in Karnak. Caption in French: 14. Propylone du Temple de Rhamses IV. Photographer: Felix Bonfils, French photographer, active 1867 - 1885. Condition: Photo slightly faded, cardboard cut and with a small tear. Dimension: Photo 25,2 x 19,5 cm., cardboard 36,3 x 29,7 cm.
Original Albumen print mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Greek temple in Paestum, Italy. Condition: Photo with some small stains, cardboard cut. Dimension: Photo 20,6 x 25,6 cm., cardboard 28,6 x 33,1 cm.
Early vintage albumen photograph mounted on coeval cardboard showing the Mosque of Muhammad Ali near the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt. Condition: Upper edge of the photograph with a tiny loss, cardboard with tear. Dimension: Photograph 24,4 x 19,2 cm., cardboard 39,2 x 31,8 cm.