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Cabinet Sized Photograph. "Exposition Universelle De 1878. No 388, Galerie D'iena."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, 1878

Seller ID: 12118

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet photograph on board (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inch) with title in red across the bottom and top. View of the interior of the 'Galerie d'Iena' with objects d'art inside. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cabinet Size Photograph. "Sept Ponts Sur La Seine."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, 1878

Seller ID: 12119

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet photograph on board (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inch) with title written on the back side, blue border on the front. Image of the Seine River in Paris with seven bridges crossing it with the city in the background during the 1870s. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cabinet Size Photograph. "Palais Du Champ De Mars."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, 1878

Seller ID: 12120

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet photograph on board (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch) with title at the bottom printed in red and red border. Image of the elaborate entrance of the 'Palais du Champ de Mars' with statues and park benches in the foreground. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cabinet Sized Photograph. "Esposition Universelle De 1878 - Palais Du Trocadero."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, A.H. Editeur: 1878

Seller ID: 12121

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet photograph of a drawing on board (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch) with title across the bottom. Birds-eye image of the 'Palais du Trocadero' with people walking around the fair grounds. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cabinet Sized Photograph. "Colonne De Vendome."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, 1878

Seller ID: 12122

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet photograph on board (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch) with title hand written on the backside. Image of the column 44 meters high made from bronze cannons (1,250) captured at the Battle of Austerlitz and constructed between 1804-1810. Torn down during the Commune in 1871, it was restored in 1874 at its present location in Place Vendome surrounded today by shops of famous fashion designers. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cabinet Sized Photographs. "Le Pantheon."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Photographie Universelle: 1878

Seller ID: 12123

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet photograph on board (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 with title hand written across the bottom. Photographers stamp on the back side. Image of the front entrance to the Pantheon in Paris in the Latin Quarter. The structure was began by Louis XV and during the France Revolution it was converted into a secular mausoleum. the great men (individuals) of France have been buried here. Among them - Voltaire, Rousseau, Zola, Hugo, the Curies, Pasteur among others. Dumas was interred there in 2002. One of the icons of Paris. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cabinet Sized Photograph. "Place Du Carrousel"

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, 1878

Seller ID: 12128

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cabinet photograph on board (6 3/8 x 4 1/4 inch) with title handwritten on the backside. Image of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel with the Place du Carrousel in the background. The arch was built in 1806 to commemorate Napoleon's victories in Europe and was modeled on the Arch of Constantine. On top of the 75 foot monument Napoleon placed the horses from Saint Mark's Cathedral in Venice captured in 1798, but returned after Napoleon's defeat in 1815 at Waterloo. They were replaced by 'Peace' riding in a chariot flanked by horses to honor the 'Restoration of the Bourbons'. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building. World's Fair, Chicago, U.S.A."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, J.F. Jarvis, Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 12474

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title across the bottom and publisher along the sides. tittle is in English and Spanish. Image of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building showing the front from an angle. The largest building at the fair was designed by George B. Post and lighted by Nikola Tesla's alternating current system, its first major public exposure of the system. The fair was on 600 acres, encompassing over 200 structures in the 'Beaux Arts' style. Jackson Park in Chicago was the site of the fair, but unfortunately most of the building burnt down in July 1894. Its over ... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "South Front of Manufactures Building, World's Fair, Chicago, U.S.A."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, J.F. Jarvis, Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 12475

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title across the bottom and publisher's name on the sides. Title is in Spanish and English. An image of the grand structure being reflected on the lake in front of the building. This building was the largest in the fair and was designed by George B. Post and lighted by Kikola Tesla's alternating current system, its first major public exposure to the public. The fair was set in 600 acres with 200 buildings in the 'Beaux Arts' style. Jackson Park in Chicago was the site of the fair and was attended by 27 million visitors who were exposed to electric... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Electrical Building, World's Fair, Chicago, U.S.A."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, J.F. Jarvis, Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 12476

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Stereograph on board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title across the bottom in English and Spanish, publishers name along the sides. Image of the Electrical Building which was designed by Henry Van Brunt. Within this building were the modern rivals that would dominate the 20th century - electricity, movies, phones, etc. It was lighted by Nikola Tesla's alternating current lighting system. The World's Fair was a 600 acres site designed in the 'Beaux Arts' style and some 27 million visitors attended the fair. Alas the building at the fair were burnt down in July 1894. Fine clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Bridge to the Manufactures Building, World's Fair, Chicago, U.S.A."

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, J.F. Jarvis, Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 12477

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Stereograph on board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title across the bottom in English and Spanish, the publishers name along the sides. Image of the Manufactures Building looking toward the front entrance with the canal bridge in front. This building, designed by George B. Post was the central display for modern inventions - among them Nikola Tesla's alternating current system, moving pictures, and other major inventions. The 600 acre fair had some 200 structures in the 'Beaux Arts' style and was attended by over 27 million visitors. Most of the structures were burnt down in July 1894. Fine clean copy... View more info

Catalogue of Studies & Drawings For Mural Decorations. June 1923.

By: Oakley, Violet

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, England, Saint George's Gallery: 1923

Seller ID: 10896

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[4] pages; decorated paper wrapper (6 x9 3/4 inch). Exhibition catalogue for Ms Violet Oakley and her works over the years including drawings, studies and paintings. Some 43 items listed, including her famous work "THE HOLY EXPERIMENT" which includes colotype reproductions from her mural decorations in the Senate Chamber of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Violet Oakley (1874-1961) was a noted American muralist and stain glass window designer. She also did portraits. View more info

Harry Oliver's Desert Rat Scrap Book: A Pocket Size Newspaper Covering the Great Southwest. Packet Four of Pouch Six: Shaggy Dog Edition.

By: Oliver, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thousand Palms, CA, Hubbard Printing: 0

Seller ID: 021264

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's newspaper printed on beige stock paper. No date, circa 1951. Newspaper measure 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" folded, 17" x 22" opened. Five pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Newspaper is very clean and intact with only slight splitting at the folds and a few stains at the top part of the front panel. A Fine copy. Harry Oliver's Desert Rat Scrap Book was an entertainment newspaper featuring various jokes of the time and stories done in the style of the Old West. From the subject matter to the dialect, the newspaper is a mock-reenactment of ... View more info

America In Search Of Culture

By: Orton, William Aylott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018505

Condition: Fine


Original red cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. 5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches. 310 pages. Copy contains 32 black and white photographs or illustrations. Contents in this issue, "Introduction To America", "The Soil of Culture", "The Roots of Culture", "The Ghost of Freedom", "The Muse of Monticello", "Homeless American", "Map of the Road", "The Post-Romantic Impasse", "Forward From Confusion", "The New Entente", "Salvation by Linotype", "The Masses and the Movies", "Destiny Listening ... View more info

The National Growth in Culture

By: Padelford, Frederick Morgan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, National Institute of Social Sciences: 1916

Seller ID: 016472

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Some chipping, folding at corners. Small moisture stain at top of back pages. 20 pages. A reprint of an article written by University of Washington professor and Dean Frederick Morgan Padelford (1875-1942) about the change in culture in the United States. The article was first published in the Journal of the National Institute of Social Sciences in July of 1916. View more info

Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915: Fine Arts, French Section; Catalogue of Works in Painting, Drawings, Sculpture, Medals-Engravings and Lithographs

By: Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019404

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper with decorative green border lines. Green border lines continue within the text block. 5 1/2" x 7 1/2." 352 pages, complete. Printed by the Protat Brothers in Macon. Deckle edges. Pages are very clean. Covers and spine have very minimal wear and some creasing. A very clean copy. This is a catalog for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The names of the artists are organized by art category (painting, drawing, etc.) then proceed in alphabetical order by last name. The works submitted by the artists are listed b... View more info

Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota

By: Pankow, A. H.; South Dakota State Highway Commission

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pierra, SD, South Dakota State Highway Commission: 0

Seller ID: 019412

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Multicolored brochure with green, black, and white background and black and white photographs. No date, circa 1938. 4" x 9" folded; 23 1/2" x 9" unfolded. A promotional travel brochure for South Dakota. One side of the brochure highlights the Mount Rushmore Memorial and includes two quotes by Rupert Hughes and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The other side of the brochure promotes tourism in Black Hills, South Dakota and describes the region's recreational opportunities. Various black and white photographs show Mt. Rushmore and Black Hills. A very clean, fine copy. View more info

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Paoletti Impronte, Storia Romana (Original Set of Fifty-seven Plaster Cameos)

By: Paoletti, Bartolomeo and/or Pietro Paoletti

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 020147

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original set of oval-shaped, white plaster cameos pasted in a beautiful double-sided box designed to look like a book. 3/4 white vellum binding with green boards. Gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Edges of the box are designed to look like the marbled edges of a book. No date, circa 1830. Fifty-seven cameos (twenty-eight in the front; twenty-nine in the back), complete. Sizes of each cameo range between 5/8" x 3/4" and 1 5/8" x 1 3/8." All cameos are very clean and intact and feature stunning, visual detail. Front joint of the box is slightly cracked, but the box... View more info

Decorative Elements in Architecture; Random Observations on the Eternal Fitness of Things From a Decorative Point of View

By: Paris, William Francklyn

Price: $37.50

Publisher: John Lane Company. (1917). New York.: 1917

Seller ID: 1984

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. In the Foreword the author states that ".as much skill and science and understanding of art is needed in the adornment of the inside of a palace as is required in the designing and embellishment of t he outside". He writes about: Rationalism in Art; Principles and Essentials; Decorative Elements; Painted Glass; etc. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - "Los Angeles, California."

By: Parker, F.?

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 020627

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on pale orange board. Black and white photograph with sepia tones. No date, circa 1871. Board measures 6 3/4" x 3 1/2"; photograph measures 5 3/8" x 3." Minimal age wear. Stereocard is very clean and intact. Upper-left corner of the left image is slightly loose. Photograph shows Main Street in Los Angeles lined with buildings curving back toward the upper-left. Several horse-drawn carts and carriages are in the foreground near a storefront at 32 Main Street with "Levy & Coblentz" painted on the side of its portico. People are shown underneat... View more info