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The So-Called "Chief Blanket"

By: Mera, H. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Laboratory of Anthropology: 1938

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 020653

Condition: Fine


General Series, Bulletin No. Two. 2nd Printing. Original publisher's brown wrapper with staple binding. 4 3/4" x 6 1/2." Fifteen pages, complete. Seven black and white plates showing woven blankets, complete. Pages and covers are pristine and intact except for a few minuscule wrinkles on the front cover and a faint red crayon or colored pencil mark on the back cover. A fine copy. This booklet discusses the designs of Dine or Navajo blankets. The last page lists other publications by the Laboratory of Anthropology which are grouped under the General Series or Memoirs. General ... View more info

Out-of-Town Places: with Hints for Their Improvement

By: Mitchell, Donald G. (pseudonym Ik Marvel)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 019431

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 295 pages, complete. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." Bibliography of American Literature (BAL), 13967: "Prefatory note is original to this edition." Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Pages are clean; binding is tight. Former ownership sticker from Robert B. C. Bement on front pastedown. Donald Grant Mitchell (pseudonym Ik Marvel; 1822-1908) was an American author who is known for his subject matter of country living and his "sentimental" writing style. This book is a reissue of the book, Rural Studies. Chapters ... View more info

Old Stratford Parchment Covers

By: Mittineague Paper Company

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Mittineague, MA, 1904

Seller ID: 019339

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper with multicolored illustration on front cover. 8 1/4" x 10 1/2." Eleven pages, complete. Title page reads: "Old Stratford Parchment Covers: Five Rich and Delicate Colors Suitable for the Finest Printing; Two Finishes, Antique and Ripple; One Size, 20 1/2 x 25; Deckle on the 25-inch Side of Sheet." This catalog advertises samples of Old Stratford papers in white, gray, buff, blue, and brown, each in antique and ripple finish (ten papers total and title page). Decorative front cover with impressed text. Beautiful multicolored prints are in... View more info

The Earlier English Water-Colour Painters

By: Monkhouse, Cosmo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seeley and Co. 1890. London.: 1890

Seller ID: 2012

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Top edge of pages are gilt. Uncut pages. Contents include: The Sandbys; John Robert Cozens; Hearne, Rooker, Malton; Turner and Girtin; Figure Painters -- Stothard, Blake, Cattermole, &c; The Water-Colour Society -- Barret, Varl ey, &c; Hunt, De Wint, and Copley Fielding; etc. View more info

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Hans Alexander Mueller. Two Untitled Woodcuts.

By: Mueller, Hans Alexander

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 021035

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Two original woodcuts printed on white paper in black ink. 5 1/2" x 8 3/8." Signed in pencil in the lower-right corner of each print: "H. A. M." Prints are very clean and intact. Paper is slightly wrinkled. Each print is Fine. One of the prints shows four men aboard a ship. The other print shows a steamer ship at port with people walking on board. Hans Alexander Mueller (also Muller; 1888-1962) was a German-American artist born in Nordhausen, Germany who specialized in printmaking, painting, illustration, and design. He studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig ... View more info

Fra Angelico

By: Muratoff, Paul

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, England, Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 14142

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


76 pages; ccxcvi plates; blue cloth binding, gilt edges to the top, frayed dust jacket with missing pieces. Biography of Fra Angelico translated from the Russian. His most famous works are in the Monastery of St. Marco in Florence. Very good clean copy in poor dust jacket. View more info

Original Carte De Visite Photograph. "Napoleon III"

By: Napoleon III

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, E. & H.T. Anthrony & Co.:

Seller ID: 12147

Condition: Collectible-Fine


circa.1870. Original Carte-de-Visites Photograph (2 3/8 x 4 inch) with publishers name on the backside and title handwritten below the photo. Image of the head and upper body with Napoleon III in uniform. Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte (1808-1873) was President of France 'Second Republic' (1848-1851) and Emperor of France 'Second Empire' (1852-1870). He was the nephew of Napoleon. His two claims to fame were renovating Paris, creating it's wide boulevards and parks, and his military adventures which ended in the capture of him and his army during the Franco-Prussian War at the Battle of Seda... View more info

Armed Forces Edition. Soldier Art: Prize Winners in Special Services Art Contest. No. 739.

By: National Gallery of Art

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Editions for the Armed Services, Incorporated: 1945

Seller ID: 020893

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with staple binding. 6 1/2" x 4 1/4." 200 pages, complete. Black and white and multicolored plates, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Staple is not rusted. A Fine copy. Armed Forces Editions (or Armed Services Editions) were small paperback books given to American military service members during World War II. From 1943-1947, over 122 million copies of 1,300 titles were distributed. These books were edited and printed by the Council on Books in Wartime (CBW). The size of the books was especially c... View more info

Albert Thomas DeRome, 1885-1959: Being a Story of His Life and A Picture Diary of His Oils and Watercolors

By: Nelson-Rees, Walter A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, WIM: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019569

Condition: As New


Original publisher's black and maroon cloth binding. 15 1/4" x 11 1/4." 164 pages, complete. Black and white and color reprinted photographs, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover. Pages are clean; binding is tight. A beautiful, pristine book. The first half of the book details the life of artist Albert Thomas DeRome (1885-1959), who created numerous watercolors and oil paintings of California landscapes and seascapes. The latter half of the book is a chronological "picture diary" of DeRome's work. View more info

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Portraits Des Personages Francais Les Plus Illustres Du XVIc Siecle Reproduits En Facsimile Sur Les Originauz Dessines Aux Crayons De Couleur Pour Divers Artistes Contemporains

By: Niel, P. G. J.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, M. A. Lenoir: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14917

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1848-56). Bound in two contemporary three-quarter 2 volume set. 1/4 leather binding, dimensions 15 1/2 x 20 inches. (Some professional repair to joints and spine extremities). 24 color lithographs portraits in volume one, 23 in volume two (complete). Some light foxing on some plates, light dampstain in margin of all plates, not affecting printed portion of page. Volume one contains "Roies et Reines de France & Maitresses des Rois de France." Volume two: "Personages Divers." Each plate contains separately numbered text (usually 1 to 4) and is complete. Please inquire about post... View more info

Hiroshige

By: Noguchi, Yone

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Orientalia: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13941

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


750 copies printed by Korin & Kenzan. 32 pages; table, plates (some in color); paper wrapper tied (7 1/2 x 10 inch). Placed in a folding blue cloth binding with paper label on the cover and spine. The first part was an article published in 1918 in the journal "Arts and Decoration (New York)" and the sketches are reproduced from Hiroshige's illustrated books called "Ehon". Hiroshige (1797-1858) was a famous Japanese painter in the Ukiyo-e Japanese art style and this is a fine example of his paintings. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - International Exhibition, 1876, Philadelphia

By: None

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Centennial Photographic Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 3589

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Art building annex, Italian section. International Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876. Scene shows room filled with statuary, some on tables, some on pedestals and one on a packing crate. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - International Exhibition, 1876, Philadelphia

By: None

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Centennial Photographic Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 3590

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Art building annex, Italian section. International Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876. Scene shows another view of same room filled with statuary on pedestals. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Interior Finest Gothic Structure in U.S. - St. Patrick's Cathedral New York."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Underwood & Underwood: 1904

Seller ID: 8996

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Image # 5319 (99) on dark gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary printed on the backside. Lovely view of the interior of the cathedral looking down some three hundred feet toward the altar. Nice clean copy in a plastic slipcase. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Great Sphinx and Pyramid of Chefren, Egypt."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Underwood & Underwood: 1896

Seller ID: 9025

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers No. (7). Stereograph on light tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title in six languages on the backside. View of a man on a camel in front the Great Sphinx with the Pyramid in the background. A man is standing on the head of the Sphinx. Clean copy with slight soiling. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Raadzaal of the Volksraad (Legislative Hall), Bloemfontein, South Africa, Now English Army Hospital."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1900

Seller ID: 9061

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 11830. Stereograph on tan card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with publishers name on the edges of the card. View of the former legislative Hall which was converted to an English Army Hospital after the capture of the city during the Boer War. Includes a view of the formal gardens near the structure.Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Temple of Aesculapius, Atherns, Greece."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1900

Seller ID: 9064

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


# 11163. Stereography tan card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the back side of the card. Nice view of the remains of the temple in Athens. Clean copy with slight bump to the upper left corner. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Great White Sea, the Banqueting Hall of the Royal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., James A. Davis.: 1896

Seller ID: 9069

Condition: Collectible-Good


# 11173. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with statement 'Photographed and published by B.W. Kirburn, Littleton, N.H.' on the back. Clean copy of a view of the grand ballroom. Slight chipping to the upper left corner, else fine. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Acropolis from Philopappos Hill, Athens, Greece."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1900

Seller ID: 9085

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 11161. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary printed on the back side. Nice bright image showing the ruins from below. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "In the Queen's Reception Rooms, Royal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Underwood & Underwood, Publishers.: 1897

Seller ID: 9087

Condition: Collectible-Good


Unnumbered. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title in six languages on the backside. View of the elaborate greeting room. Slight bump to the upper right corner with some chipping to the lower part of the right image. View more info