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Original Political Cartoon - "Discontented Cow"

By: Shoemaker, Vaughn Richard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, New York Herald Tribune, Inc.: 1957

Inscription: Inscribed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 016304

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Hand drawn cartoon in black and white, 14 x 18 inches, on textured off-white paper, in wooden frame with glass. Drawing in excellent condition, frame is worn. Some erasures and guidelines visible on drawing. Drawing shows a sad cow with the words "Tax Payer" on his side, watching five milkmaids with the words "Income Tax, Local Taxes, Sales Tax, Excise Tax, Hidden Taxes" on their clothes rushing to milk the cow. Inscription on bottom, "To Wally Getz f... View more info

Homes of California Authors; 1967 Keepsake Series

By: Shumate, Albert and Oscar Lewis, Editors

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Book Club of California. 1967. San Francisco.: 1967

Seller ID: 1566

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed paper folder. Cloth backed cardboard slip case. 1000 copies printed. 12 folders. Each folder contains a photograph copy and brief description of the home of an author. Some authors included are: Jack London's Wolf House; John Muir ; Bret Harte; J. Ross Browne; Gertrude Atherton; and others. View more info

Developing an Image: Photography, Books, and the National Park Service, from the Collection of Robert Bothamley

By: Siebert, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019778

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's gray folio with a reprinted black and white photographic background of Yosemite at night. Main text and plates on loose leaves. 2016 keepsake for the Book Club of California. 8" x 10." Sixteen pages, complete. Fifty-four plates in color, complete. Pages and folio are pristine and intact. Only a couple very faint marks on the left edge of folio's front cover. A bibliographic listing of early Yosemite publications from the collection of... View more info

"Dogwood, The Four Seasons": Original Linoleum Block Print.

By: Simpson, Dr. Edmund

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Placerville, California, Blackwood Press: 1973

Seller ID: 10066

Condition: Collectible-Fine


"Dogwood, The Four Seasons" printed title on linoleum block print (green, brown, orange, tan & rust red ink colors) on fine hand made paper (16 1/2 x 13 1/2 inch). Dated November 1973, number 41 of 42 copies, signed by Dr. Simpson. View more info

Turrets, Towers, and Temples. The Great Buildings of the World, as Seen and Described by Famous Writers.

By: Singleton, Esther

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1901

Seller ID: 017763

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with gilt lettering and designs on front cover and spine. 5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches. Top edges gilt. Copy has 48 black and white photographs. Contains information and photographs of cathedrals and temples from around the world, England, Paris, Rome, Madrid, Brussels, Italy and more. Inside of both covers are slightly wrinkled, Both covers are lightly scuffed. Head and tail are slightly bumped. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - "12453--The Funeral of President McKinley--Receiving Vault in Westlawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio, U. S. A."

By: Singley, B. L.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1901

Seller ID: 019312

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on beige-pink board. Board measures 7" x 3 1/2"; photographs measures 6" x 3 1/4." Clean copy. Photograph shows the receiving vault in a grove at the Westlawn Cemetery. Title printed below the right image. "Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers." printed on the left side of the board. "Meadville, PA, St. Louis, Mo., Copyright 1901, by B. L. Singley." printed on the right side of the board. B. L. Sin... View more info

Dessins De Goya; Au Musee Du Prado, Texte D'Andre Malraux, Goya, Drawings From the Prado. One pair.

By: Skira, Albert, Editor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (Editions D'Art Albert Skira S. A.). (1947). (Switzerland).: 1947

Seller ID: 2023

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Dessins De Goya": Wrappers; Original 1946 and 1947 correspondence between Albert Skira in Switzerland and Randon House in New York; contains booklet with Introduction in French about Goya with copies of Goya's most famous drawings. Second book: "Go ya; Drawings from the Prado"; dust wrapper over paper boards; first English language edition. Slip case. View more info

Signature on Card - James Slade

By: Slade, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019329

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Signature on piece of beige paper by James Slade in brown ink. Possibly cut from a letter. No date, circa 1855-1862. 7 3/4" x 3 1/2." Paper reads: "Respectfully submitted, James Slade, City Engineer Vc." Paper and signature are clean and intact. James Slade (1816-1882) was an American civil engineer. He was elected City Engineer of Boston from 1855-1862. As City Engineer, Slade oversaw the expansion of the city's waterworks and authored several ci... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - "Washington City, and Vicinity."

By: Smillie, T. W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: T. W. Smillie?: 0

Seller ID: 020335

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original stereocard on light blue board. Black and white photograph. No date, circa 1870s-1917. Board measures 7" x 3 1/2"; photograph measures 6" x 3 1/8." Minimal age wear and a few very small spots on left image. A couple lines of former ownership handwriting on back that identifies the image as the Aqueduct Bridge. A clean, fine copy. Photograph shows the Aqueduct Bridge from a hilltop view with a town in the background. The Aqueduct bridge wa... View more info

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Original Comic Strip Art - Al Smith. Mutt and Jeff. May 31, 1973

By: Smith, Al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Aedita S. de Beaumont: 1973

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020438

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn comic strip art by Al Smith for the comic strip, Mutt and Jeff. Inscribed by Al Smith to Tommy Fox: "To - Tommy Fox - With Best Wishes - Al Smith." Original black ink on white paper with white pigment for original corrections and editing. Original stickers on two of the panels have the following text: "Copyright 1973, Aedita S. de Beaumont, All World Rights Reserved" and "Trade Mark Registered, A McNaught Syndicate Feature."... View more info

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Original Comic Strip Art - Al Smith. Mutt and Jeff. January 21, 1974.

By: Smith, Al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Aedita S. de Beaumont: 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020566

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original hand-drawn comic strip art by Al Smith for the comic strip, Mutt and Jeff. Signed by Al Smith in black ink on the fourth panel. Original black ink on white paper with white pigment for original corrections and editing and screentone sheets for texture and shading. Original stickers on two of the panels have the following text: "Copyright 1974, Aedita S. de Beaumont, All World Rights Reserved" and "Trade Mark Registered, A McNaught Syndicate Featur... View more info

A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others

By: Smith, F. Hopkinson

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Printed at the Riverside Press: 1845

Seller ID: 14191

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Number 171 of 250 copies printed. 182 pages; white cloth spine with gray boards, paper label. Former owner's inscription and name. Francis H. Smith (1838-1915) was a United States author, artist and engineer. Most famous for building the foundation of the Statue of Liberty. This limited edition book is a collection of short stories occurring around New York City. Very good clean copy. View more info

Autograph letter signed: F. Hopkinson Smith

By: Smith, F. Hopkinson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019061

Condition: Fine


No date, circa 1890's. One page. 4 1/2 x 7 inches. In black ink. Signed in full. On Smith's embossed stationery. Smith (b. 1838, d. 1915) was a well-known American author, artist and engineer. In this letter to Charles M. Kurtz (1853-1909) an art critic and writer who was familiar with Smith's work, Smith tells Kurutz hat "I am always in your debt" and send along a small book (not present) that contains an address that Smith gave at Harvard. View more info

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The Architectural History of Mission San Carlos Borromeo, California

By: Smith, Frances Rand

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California Historical Survey Commission: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015821

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, chipping at top and base of spine, bending at corners. 81 pages with index and 43 illustrations, complete. Some of the pages have tears. Mission San Carlos Borromeo del rio Carmelo, now known as the Carmel mission, was the second of the California mission, founded in 1770. It is located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. This volume is a an extensive survey of its architectural features in the early 1920's. The mission u... View more info

Cut-Paper

By: Sommer, Frederick and Jonathan Clark

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Vermont, Steinhour Press Ltd.: 1998

Seller ID: 017702

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original tan board with a black and white illustration of one of Mr. Sommer's creations. 6 X 6 inches. 950 copies printed. This two-sided accordion book format, with 10 Cut-Paper photographs and text by both Sommer's and Jonathan Clark. Copy comes in a polycarbonate sleeve. Sommer (1905-1999) was born in Italy and raised in Brazil. This very nice copy is complete. View more info

Mudflat Sculpture

By: Sommer, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Davis, University of California, Davis: 1979

Seller ID: 15404

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Paper covered pamphlet with photo of driftwood sculpture on front. Some fading on spine. 17 pages with 13 black and white photos taken by author. On title page, "Keepsake Number 9 in a series issued by Library Associates of the University Library, Davis." From colophon, "1000 copies composed and printed for Library Associates by the University of California Printing Department, Berkeley". From the 1960's to the 1990's, artists would come to a salt flat in... View more info

The Faerie Queene (Two Volumes)

By: Spenser, Edmund; Hales, John W. (Introduction)

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, England, J. M. Dent and Company: 1897

Seller ID: 020385

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes, complete. One set of 1250 copies. Limited edition. Original paper over boards. Much decorated. Some light rubbing at extremities. Printed beautifully in the Kelmscott style. 8 1/8" x 9 3/4." Volume I: (i)-(lii) 1-576, complete; twenty black and white plates, complete. Volume II: Pages 578-1156, complete; sixteen black and white plates, complete. Beautiful black and white full-page illustrations, decorative head- and tailpieces, and decorati... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Ainsworth Rand Spofford

By: Spofford, Ainsworth Rand

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1871

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019303

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten in ink on 5" x 8" beige paper. Library of Congress stationery. Datelined January 20, 1871 in Washington, D.C. One page. Letter is clean and intact. Signed "A. R. Spofford." Ainsworth Rand Spofford (1825-1908) was an American journalist, publisher, and the sixth Librarian of Congress. He was appointed as Librarian of Congress by President Abraham Lincoln and served from 1864-1897. Spofford is credited for overseeing the transitio... View more info

Protection of Log Cabins, Rustic Work, and Unseasoned Wood from Injurious Insects.

By: St. George, R.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of Agriculture: 1943

Seller ID: 9844

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Farmers' Bulletin No. 1582. 22 pages; illustrations, tables. Aid to select types of wood for construction, the pests that attack wood, its prevention and/or control. Clean copy. View more info

Gauguin Und Van Gogh

By: Sternheim, Carl

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag / Die Schmiede: 1924

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017037

Condition: Very Good


Original tan board with illustrations in red of a man walking. Copy is quarter bound with vellum and board. 9 3/4 X 13 1/2 inches. 72 pages. This copy is numbered 134 of 150 copies and is signed by the author. Copy is written in German. A few small soiled marks on the front and back cover, however, this copy is beautiful, clean, tight and complete. View more info