All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1423676 (stock #JB04136)
Antique small map titled "The World as known to Ptolemy", 1835, published by Joseph Thomas, London. The measurements are 5" by 6" inside the tasteful maroon map (10 1/4" by 11 1/4" framed). There is hand coloring in red outlining most of Europe. The map is very clean. Mat at lower extreme right has a bit of puckering/creasing. You could replace if so desire but most viewers would not notice this...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1930 item #1423686 (stock #JB04076)
Framed original vintage 1920's Lake View Brand label, for Pajaro Valley apples of California. The fruit was packed and shipped by Franich Brothers of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County (near Monterey). The label was printed by Olsen Lithography of San Francisco. Measures 13 1/2" by 15" in attractive gray weathered wood framing. Professionally framed (not examined out of frame). A very decorative item in excellent condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1492 item #1423717 (stock #JB03799)
The Nuremberg Chronicles is considered a landmark work in the history of the printed book, and an example of incunabulum (book printed before the year 1500). Described in Wikipedia as essentially a biblical paraphrase, and a history of the known world to that date, it is one of the most extensively illustrated books of the 15th century, considered one of the first to successfully integrate illustrations and text...
A typed letter on official stationery of the Office of the Vice President, Washington, dated August 11, 1956, signed in brown ink "Dick", by Richard Nixon. The sheet, 9" by 7", is currently unframed. Text is "Dear Randall"/This is just a note to tell you how deeply I appreciated your expression of confidence and loyalty as conveyed in the wire I received from Sacramento last Saturday./As you can imagine, I have received a considerable volume of wires and letters during the past two weeks...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Special Interest : Pre 1900 item #1424604 (stock #TBD00329)
2 albumen photographs pasted back-to-back on one page taken from a larger album. These are posed photographs, presumably of the teams. One is the Polo team and the other is I think the Cricket 11. Underneath both in pen is the notation, “Sandhurst 1877,” this refers to the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. The polo players is 8 ¼ x 10 ½ inches and the Cricket players 8 3/8 x 10 ¾ inches...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1990 item #1424854 (stock #1162692)
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"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1940 item #1426454
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1970 item #1427197
A typed treatise on the Vietnam War by noted historian, George McTurnan Kahin(1918-2000).This facsimilie document is dated March 28, 1969, with supporting documents that include an article by Peter Arnett, the AP correspondent in Saigon, a Congressional record document(11/19/69)related to Vietnam, "Politics in South Vietnam" by Jerry Silverman an associate professor at McMaster U. in Canada,a rebuttal to Pres. Nixon's April 30th speech, chronology,etc.Stapled. 22pp
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1900 item #1429110 (stock #LS202026)
Ancient Artifacts
$5,000.00
A Jack of Hearts playing card shot through the heart, signed J.W. Hardin in the bottom right hand margin and for Mr. Ford in the bottom left hand margin along with 3 words I cannot read. The handful of other known examples, estimated to be between 6-17 appear to be from the same deck. The gunslinger was part owner of the bar and gambling venue and he reportedly signed these cards for patrons as a souvenir of a shooting demonstration he put on for the Fourth of July...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1430621 (stock #TBD00365)
Two albumen photographs, mounted on opposite sides of a single sheet taken from an album. One photograph is of a mixed group of cricket players, ladies and a dog posing under some trees. Many of the men with their bats. It is titled in ink underneath “Keevil/1881.” Image is approx. 6 1/8 x 8 ¼ inches. The second photo is of a long line of archers and spectators in front of targets, with trees behind and a few men standing forward with their bows...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #300417 (stock #5274-11)
This is an original official WWII photo of fighter planes on the USS Bunker Hill set for take-off for the first attack on Rabaul, November 11, 1943; condition: very good; measurement: 8 x 10 in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1910 item #652615 (stock #PC02)
"Geronimo in His Famous War Bonnet" Rare postmark from around the time of his captivity: "Chickasha OKLA Feb 13 1908". Slight paper loss around the edges.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Manuscripts : Pre 1800 item #1035191 (stock #MM-Dok.)
Extremely rare original handwritten letter in ink from Mme. la Duchesse de Richelieu to Monsieur de Sinner in French, dated 1st July, 1797. Very good condition despite it's age (213 years) with intact original crest/seal. Large, better legible version (22.9 Megabites) available upon request.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1900 item #1256615 (stock #TBD00153)
The image is almost certainly a tinted salt print mounted between two pieces of glass and matted to appear similar to a daguerreotype. Most of the original paper seal is still on the glass, but where it is missing the edge of a piece of paper is visible between the pieces of glass. It is translucent when held to a strong light...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1335463 (stock #TBD00220)
Albumen of three large columns and a couple of men in front of a large forum (?) with Mount Vesuvius in the distance mounted on grey stock...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1970 item #1354150 (stock #3210)
The Warren Court - 1968 Supreme Court Justices, Signatures of Justices John Marshall Harlan II, Hugo Black, Earl Warren, Abe Fortas, Potter Stewart, William O. Douglas, Byron White, William J. Brennan Jr., and the first African American Justice Thurgood Marshall. First Day Issue U.S. Postal Stamp of Oliver Wendell Holmes, dated March 08, 1968. Prominent Americans Series. The Warren Court refers to the Supreme Court of the United States during the period when Earl Warren served as Chief Justice. ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Contemporary item #1393848 (stock #HMC)
Objects from several periods came together to create this special crucifix. It is hand made and one of a kind. The wood was found in a New Mexico homestead dating from 1880 - 1900. The knot above Christ forms a natural halo. The Jesus figure is solid brass and dates from the 1930'S. The three "nails" attaching the figure are black onyx with gold bezels. The overall height is 14 1/2" and it is 3 1/4" at the widest point. The back is designed to be hung on the wall. Making this piece was a pleasur...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1920 item #1395725 (stock #BWAN)
This visually compelling solid cast bronze pin tray is ovoid in shape and measures 5” in length by 3 1/2” in width. This striking creation was cast sometime between 1900 - 1910 A.D. in France. It is distinctive and sophisticated. The claw of the raptor forms the handle and is attached to the highly detailed bird feather beneath. Even the underside of the tray has fine detailed work. It is unusual and dramatic in it’s creativity of style and will appeal to the collector who appreciates the...