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The Buried Moon ("In her frantic struggles the hood of her cloak fell back from her dazzling golden hair, and immediately the whole place was flooded with light")

The Buried Moon ("In her frantic struggles the hood of her cloak fell back from her dazzling golden hair, and immediately the whole place was flooded with light") by Dulac, Edmund

1916. Watercolor, pencil and ink, signed "Edmund Dulac 16" (lower right) and titled in his hand beneath. 12-5/8 x 11 ...

$50,000.00
Hand-made Torchon Lace Sample Book, manufactured by JOHN H. CLARKE. (Real lace), 1800s, Chefoo (YanTai) N. China

Hand-made Torchon Lace Sample Book, manufactured by JOHN H. CLARKE. (Real lace), 1800s, Chefoo (YanTai) N. China by JOHN H. CLARKE

Notice: Real lace samples, not pictures. Real lace made in Chefoo, China in 1800s. The manufacturer was JOHN H. CLARKE. about 3...

$50,000.00
Ottoman painting of the holy mosque of Mecca, signed and dedicated by the painter

Ottoman painting of the holy mosque of Mecca, signed and dedicated by the painter by Ottoman painting

50x40 cm. Oil colors on wood, showing Ka'ba and surroundings inside the holy mosque. The painting shows the architectural detail...

$45,000.00
ORIGINAL ART: SIEGFRIED AND THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

ORIGINAL ART: SIEGFRIED AND THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS by WAGNER, RICHARD

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. ORIGINAL ART: SIEGFRIED AND THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS. We're pleased to offer a won...

$45,000.00
Heads, Figures and Ideas.; With a comment by Geoffrey Grigson

Heads, Figures and Ideas.; With a comment by Geoffrey Grigson by Moore, Henry

London / Greenwich, Conn: George Rainbird / New York Graphic Society, 1958. First edition. Moore, Henry. Copy 20, one of the fi...

$20,000.00
Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro in Dalmatia

Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro in Dalmatia by Adam, Robert

London: Printed for the author, 1764. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio: 15 x 21. Contemporary calf boards with light...

$19,500.00
Engravings by... A Selection of Engravings on Wood and Metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927 with a complete Chronological List of Engravings and a Preface by the Artist.

Engravings by... A Selection of Engravings on Wood and Metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927 with a complete Chronological List of Engravings and a Preface by the Artist. by Gill, Eric

4to. Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon, 1929. 4to, (xii), 49, (5) pp. Frontispiece and 103 plates showing 147 engravings. Original bla...

$18,950.00
Joseph Cornell: Shadowplay Eterniday

Joseph Cornell: Shadowplay Eterniday by Cornell, Joseph

London: Thames & Hudson, 2012. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine. Shadowplay, Eterniday is an artistic breakthrough for Cock...

$16,500.00
Plate 26 - Methonica Superba (Superb Climbing Lily)

Plate 26 - Methonica Superba (Superb Climbing Lily) by Pierre-Joseph Redouté

Pierre-Joseph RedoutéHand-colored stipple engraving from Les LiliacéesParis: 1802-181631 1/4” x 24 1/4” framedThe un...

$16,000.00
LES RUINES DE LES PLUS BEAUX MONUMENTS DE LA GRECE

LES RUINES DE LES PLUS BEAUX MONUMENTS DE LA GRECE by LE ROY (Julien David)

Les Ruines des les plus beaux monuments de la Grece. considerées du cote du l histoire et du coté de l architectu...

€13,200.00
Calligraphic panel by Hafiz Osman in 1099 AH. (1688) and illustrated by Rikkat Kunt in 1364 AH. (1945)

Calligraphic panel by Hafiz Osman in 1099 AH. (1688) and illustrated by Rikkat Kunt in 1364 AH. (1945) by Ottoman art of Calligraphy

22.5x18 cm. Text of Hadith: hardening of heart is a cause of satiety. Black ink on paper out-ruled in gold inside fine illustrat...

$15,000.00
THE FLOWER BOOK Signed

THE FLOWER BOOK Signed by Burne-Jones, Sir Edward

London: Henri Piazza et Cie. for the Fine Art Society, 1905 Landmark Pre-Raphaelite Masterpiece Of The Book Arts. First edition ...

$13,750.00
Ruth et Booz. Translation by J.-C. Mardrus

Ruth et Booz. Translation by J.-C. Mardrus by (Schmied, François-Louis); Bible, O.T

Paris: F.L. Schmied, 1930. Schmied, François-Louis. Small folio, 14-1/16 in x 11-1/8. 76 pp. Illustrated with twelve dou...

$12,500.00
ARABIC PALEOGRAPHY, A COLLECTION OF ARABIC TEXTS FROM THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE HIDJRA TILL THE YEAR 1000

ARABIC PALEOGRAPHY, A COLLECTION OF ARABIC TEXTS FROM THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE HIDJRA TILL THE YEAR 1000 by B MORITZ

Cairo: The Khedivial library, 1905 Book. Illus. by MAX JAFFE. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23"...

$12,000.00



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