"... in defense of Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. on trial for murder..." "Authorized and revised edition" Published by Ralph Fletcher Seymour, Fine Arts Building Chicago. Tan paper cover featuring a red and black pictorial design. The front and back covers have small tears, smudges and have separated. The pages are uncut and one or two have small tears. Acceptable condition with no script.121 pp.
A large WPA poster that unfortunately is stained and shows wear (paper loss) along the edges. A fragile piece, it is enclosed in cardboard with plastic sheet which can easily be taken apart for restoration. The poster measures approximately 31" x 31". Sold as is.
A stated first edition published in 1932 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. There is a faint smudge on page 11, the textblock has some darkening especially at the lower corner, the back board shows some fading, and there is a small notation in pencil on the back free paper - otherwise the book is in fine condition. No dust jacket. 314pp.
Published by Rizzoli in 2001, this oversized coffee table book features many colored photos along with a history of the pearl. In mint condition, a former price is noted in pencil on a free paper. Possibly a first American edition. 223pp.
Original artwork by 1983 Pulitzer award winning cartoonist, Dick Wright. Inscribed "For Ruth Samit- Many thanks for a great idea! Best wishes, Dick Wright 11/29/78". Framed under glass it measures 17" x 11-7/8".
Here is a rare collection of menus for five days on the SS Paris French line.. Thursday and Friday have minor smudging on the back but this lot is basically in pristine condition.
Here is an unusual pair of heavy, hand made, solid sterling earrings with garnets and tourmalines. For pierced ears, they are marked 950 and measure 1 1/2" x 1 "
Six(6) three section pottery plates. The asparagus appears to be hand painted, the leaves on either end transfers. There are two labels, one reads L'Hirdonelle (see picture), the other, Plaisir d'Offrir L'Hirondelle Manufacture de cadeaux porcelaine.One dish is also signed Rodele(?) Depose 9-1/4" round.
An older print for the Right Honorable John Ker, Earl and Baron of Wakefield, also the Duke of Roxburghe and Marquis of Beaumont and Celsford, Earl of Kelso Viscount Browxmouth, Baron Ker of Cessfurd & Caverfton. Nicely framed. Numbered 230 on the right hand corner. Framed measurements 20-3/4" X 13-1/2"
4" x 3" ( at its widest point)
Appears to be an early 20thC watercolor. Framed under glass - the mat has faded. Signed EBMS in the lower right corner. Not examined out of the frame. 12-1/2" x 10".
A heavy glass pitcher measuring 8" x 8"- no marks ~ approximately 2.10 ozs. Possibly by the Rockwell Silver Co.
"A House-Boat on the River Styx: with some account of the divers doings of the associated shades" written by John Hendrick Bangs and publisher by Harper & Bros.,NY 1896. This appears to be a second edition. A lovely little book with illustrated green cloth boards stamped in gilt.Very slight fading on the spine. Black and white illustrations/plates.Pages are tight though they have yellowed. Very faint stains on the last three pages. 171pp.
A fabulous pair of brushed gold plate earrings with faux stones. For pierced ears, they hang 3-3/4" from the top of the wire to the bottom. While they are unmarked, we were told these are Lee Angel earrings.
Washington Irving. "Revised Edition Complete in One Volume." Published in 1887 by G.P. Putnam's Sons New York. The front features a gilt design on the black leather boards. This is a nice tight edition and smaller book that measures 4.25" x 6.50".
An older, unmarked silver filigree belt that measures 30" x 3/8" including hook clasp. Probably 800 silver.
Unstated first edition published in 1920 by Harcourt, Brace and Company. Green boards with red lettering. The text block is uncut and there is a name written in ink on the front inside board. Otherwise a nice tight copy.
A graduated salmon-colored branch coral necklace strung on string. Gold plate clasp.Length 16". US shipping only.