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Image for Original Comic Strip Art - Virgil Partch.  Big George.  February 17, 1972.

Original Comic Strip Art - Virgil Partch. Big George. February 17, 1972.

By: Partch, Virgil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Field Enterprises, Incorporated: 1972

Seller ID: 020544

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn comic strip art by Virgil Partch for the comic strip, Big George. Not signed. Original black ink and blue pencil on white paper. Original sticker on the panel has the following text: "[Copyright] Field Enterprises, Inc., 1972." February 17, 1972. 8 1/2" x 11." Art is very clean and intact with minimal age wear. Horizontal fold line in the center. This is a single-panel comic. The panel shows a man peering over the windshield of his automobile after he has crashed into a telephone booth. There is a man in the telephone booth, who appears to suffer n... View more info

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Original Comic Strip Art - Virgil Partch. Big George.

By: Partch, Virgil

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020545

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn comic strip art by Virgil Partch for the comic strip, Big George. Original black ink, black crayon, and blue pencil on white paper. Signed "Vip" on panel in black ink. No date, circa 1940s-1950s. 9 3/4" x 11 1/2." Art is very clean and intact with minimal age wear. This is a single-panel comic. The panel shows a woman putting her hand on her forehead with a resigned look on her face as a man shouts angrily at another man in a chair wearing glasses, "Listen, Buster, if you want to argue politics with ME, you'd better take off your specs!" Capt... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Margaretta Angelica Peale

By: Peale, Margaretta Angelica

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1879

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020993

Condition: Collectible-Near Fine (Near Fine)


Original letter handwritten by Margaretta Angelica Peale in black ink on white lined paper. Signature with initials: "M. A. Peale." Dated April 5, 1879. Letter measures 4 1/2" x 7" folded; 9" x 7" opened. Two pages, complete. Paper and handwriting are very clean and intact. Letter has fold lines and a few minuscule smudges. Near Fine. Margaretta Angelica Peale (1795-1882) was a painter who came from an esteemed family of artists. Her father was James Peale; her sisters were Sarah Miriam Peale, Anna Claypoole Peale, and Maria Peale; and one of her cousins was Ra... View more info

Whistler the Friend

By: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins

Price: $37.50

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1930. Philadelphia.: 1930

Seller ID: 1967

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth. Illustrations. In the Preface, the author notes that most books about Whistler are about Whistler the Enemy, the man who was armed for battle, but she and Joseph Pennell and a few others thought of him as Whistler the Friend . It is from this perspective she writes this book. She writes about: his letters; good friends; ambition, despair and accomplishment; etc. View more info

Concerning the Etchings of Mr. Whistler

By: Pennell, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Frederick Keppel & Co.:

Seller ID: 14148

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


167 pages; illustrations; green cloth wrapper (3 1/2 x 5 3/4 inch). 'Propositions by Mr. Whistler' [reprinted from his book] in the front followed by Pennell's essay on his etchings. Very good clean copy. View more info

Signed Etching - Ace L. Powell

By: Powell, Ace L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 016485

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


6 x 3 inch etching of saddled horse next to a tepee. Artist signature under etching, no. 12 of 50 printed. Ace Powell (1912-1978) was a famous and prolific Montana artist. He was a painter, etcher and sculptor of Western imagery, such as Native Americans, cowboys and horses. View more info

Signed Etching--Ace L. Powell

By: Powell, Ace L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017769

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


10 X 13 1/2 etching on cardboard mats, etching measures 9 3/4 X 7 3/4. 100 copies printed and signed by Ace L. Powell. Etching is of a Native American man surrounded by 13 different birds, including a bald eagle, crow, Canadian goose, sparrow, owl, woodpecker, hawk and others. Ace Powell (1912-1978) was a famous and prolific Montana artist. He was a painter, etcher and sculptor of Western imagery, such as Native Americans, cowboys and horses. View more info

Image for Original Political Cartoon - Newton Pratt.  The Sacramento Bee.  July 18, 1956.

Original Political Cartoon - Newton Pratt. The Sacramento Bee. July 18, 1956.

By: Pratt, Newton

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA?, The McClatchy Newspapers of California: 1956

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020565

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn political cartoon by Newton Pratt for The Sacramento Bee newspaper. Comes with a beige mat on top with a window showing the art panel. Signed "Newton Pratt" in black ink at the lower-left corner of the illustrated panel. Also inscribed in green ink pen at the lower-right corner of the mat is the following: "To Francis--with best regards, Newt Pratt, 7-23-56." Handwritten caption in pencil above the artist's inscription says, "'Ahoy,' The McClatchy Newspapers of California, July 18, 1956." Original black ink and black and white crayon on beige pa... View more info

Original Painted Sketches [seven] Used in the Creation of Embroidered Color Banners

By: Puttmann, Josef

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Speyer am Rhein, Germany,

Seller ID: 14513

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circa1906-1927. Seven original painted images (average 8 x 10 inch) on slightly larger sheets or boards. Josef Puttman (d.1957) owned a business which produced embroidered colored banners in Speyer am Rhein in Germany. In 1930 he expanded his business by purchasing J.G. Schreibmayr in Munich, a company that is still in existence today. These sketches were for banners done for different social and civic clubs. They feature heraldic symbols and for the most part name the organization and provide a date if relevant. Three of the sketches specifically bear Puttmann's name. A few of the banners sho... View more info

Untitled Coastal Watercolor Painting

By: R., E.E.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 6599

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


10 x 14" painting of a shore with trees and large rocks, with two sailboats offshore, done in shades of orange, brown and green. Signed E.E.R., with no indication of place or date. Formerly matted with traces of paper adhering to margins. Pleasant scene, quite well executed. View more info

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Sketches in Duneland

By: Reed, Earl H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Lane Company: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016460

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering and silhouette on front. Rubbing along edges. 281 pages with 14 plates, complete. Earl Howell Reed (1863-1931) was an etcher and painter who was particularly interested in the conservation of the sand dune regions along the coast of Lake Michigan. He was involved in the founding of Indiana Dunes State Park. This book contains etchings and writings about the people, animals and landscape of this region. View more info

Image for Original Comic Strip Art - Dennis Renault.  The Sacramento Bee.  January 6, 1983.

Original Comic Strip Art - Dennis Renault. The Sacramento Bee. January 6, 1983.

By: Renault, Dennis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA?, The Sacramento Bee: 1983

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020547

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn comic strip art by Dennis Renault for a comic published in The Sacramento Bee newspaper. Signed "Renault" in black ink at the bottom of the panel. Also inscribed in blue ink pen at the top of the panel: "To Norm - with appreciation and well wishes for the New Year(s). Dennis Renault, 1/6/83." Original black ink and blue pencil on white paper with white pigment for original corrections and editing. January 6, 1983. 11 1/2" x 14 1/2." Art is very clean and intact with minimal age wear. This is a single-panel comic. The panel (no demarcated bor... View more info

Image for Original Political Cartoon - Dennis Renault.  The Sacramento Bee.  February 11, 1985.

Original Political Cartoon - Dennis Renault. The Sacramento Bee. February 11, 1985.

By: Renault, Dennis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA?, McClatchy Newspapers: 1985

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020574

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn political cartoon by Dennis Renault for The Sacramento Bee newspaper. Signed "Renault" in black ink at the lower-left corner of the panel. Also inscribed in black ink at the upper-left corner is the following: "For Morgan - with Thanks for your good work!, Dennis R., 2/11/85." Original black ink and blue crayon on white paper with white pigment for original corrections and editing and screentone sheets for texture and shading. Original white piece of paper says, "Sacramento Bee," in the lower-left corner. February 11, 1985. 11" x 14." ... View more info

Jean-Francois Millet, Painter-Etcher : To Which is Appended a Sketch of the Life of Millet

By: Rensselaer, Mrs. Schuyler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Frederick Keppel & Co.:

Seller ID: 14119

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. 43 pages; illustrations; gray paper wrapper (3 1/4 x 5 3/4 inch). Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) was a French engraver from Normandy whose work is quite scarce with limited prints. His rural images are the most famous and many are shown here. Very good clean copy. View more info

Principles of Pattern and Foundry Practice, A Textbook in theory and Practice for the Use of Students in Universityies and Technical Institutions.

By: Richards, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017186

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. 121 pages with 3 pages of index. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Printed on high quality paper. Tail slightly bumped. Copy is very clean and complete, binding is tight. View more info

Pattern Making: A Manual of Practical Instruction In the Use of Woodworking Tools and Machinery, The Making of Simple and Built-Up Patterns, and Methods of Moulding.

By: Ritchey, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, American Technical Society: 1914

Seller ID: 017189

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Also on front cover is the symbol of the American School of Correspondence in gilt. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. 141 pages with 3 pages of index. Copy has 254 black and white illustrations and 8 pages of black and white illustrations of machinery. Previous owner put a check mark on page 115 in black ink and there is a small spot, approx 1/8 inch on page 107. Previous owner wrote on inside of front cover "E.A. Middleton, Ann Arbor, Mich, 439 S. Division. Oct. 28, Nov 11-25, Dec. 9, Jan 6-20, Quiz. Corners are slightly bumped as are t... View more info

Brickwork in Italy : a Brief Review from Ancient to Modern Times

By: Roccatelli, Carlo and Enrico Verdozzi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Face Brick Association: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016117

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's cloth binding, minor rubbing, faint damp stain on front cover, upper right. 298 pages with index, 20 color plates, 300 black and white photographs, 69 drawn diagrams and one color map. Errata slip after preface. An extensive study of brickwork and its role in Italian architecture. Edited by G. C. Mars. View more info

Modern Painters; Volumes I, II, III, IV and V

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co. 1848. London.: 1848

Seller ID: 2013

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Rebacked with the original spines laid down. Volume l: 4th edition. Volume 2: 2nd edition. Volumes 3, 4 & 5: 1st editions. All plates present. Scattered foxing in Volumes 3, 4 & 5. Sun fading to each volume. Volume 1 has slight sp otting to c over. View more info

The King of the Golden River: A Legend of Stiria Written in 1841 by John Ruskin, the Same Being a Tale for Young Folks and Their Elders

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $37.50

Publisher: East Aurora, NY, Roycroft Shop: 0

Seller ID: 020561

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown limp suede binding. Brown label with gilt lettering on front cover. Orange cloth pastedowns in front and back. Decorative red-orange and black font. No date, circa 1900. 6 1/4" x 8 1/2." Seventy-five pages, complete. One black and white frontispiece showing a man with a white beard, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Covers are clean and intact overall. Binding is a bit loose on the covers. Front pastedown is loose. An origin myth and fable created by John Ruskin (1819-1900) for Euphemia "Effie" Gray (1828-1897), who was twelve yea... View more info

Image for The American Artist and his Times

The American Artist and his Times

By: Saint-Gaudens, Homer

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016374

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's paper covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine, author's autograph in gilt on front cover. Some chipping and discoloration of spine, minor bump on bottom edge of back cover. Blue cloth covered slipcase, some tape repair on edges and corners. 332 pages with index and one color and 64 black and white reproductions of paintings on plates, complete. From colophon, "This autographed edition is limited to 155 copies of which this is number 66", with author's autograph beneath. Typed letter signed by the author tipped in. Homer Saint-Gaudens (1880-1958), son of t... View more info