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Captioned on verso in ms. or typescript, most approx. 16 x 22cm, one smaller, three a little larger; the odd small nick or turned corner, but generally v.g. A small but fascinating collection of press photographs, taken by various agencies, showing scenes from a number of different locations during the General Strike, 3rd-12th March, 1926. Seven of the photographs depict scenes in London, three are taken in collieries in Derbyshire, and there is one each from Newcastle and an unnamed location in
Swiss Made Mechanical automatic movement Calibre AN2846-9 with DateBased on ETA 2846 - 23 jewels - 21600 vph - 34-hour power reserveBlack Dial with luminous indexes and hands44mmX13mm Stainless Steel 316L Case - antiglare treated sapphire crystalScrewed back - Unidirectional Rotating Blue ceramic bezel24mm X 19 cm Black Rubber Strap with Deployment BuckleWater Resistant 300M 30ATM - Swiss MadeThis is a Brand New Watch with 2 Years Warranty, the Papers will be stamped on the day of purchase The w
Aldrin (Buzz) Reaching for the Moon, colour illustrations by Wendell Minor, signed to title by both author and illustrator, photograph of Aldrin loosely inserted, original pictorial boards, dust-jacket, very minor creasing at spine ends, 2005 § do Nascimento (Edson Arantes) "Pelé" & others. The Autobiography, translated by Daniel Hahn, limited edition signed by the author, illustrations, most colour, original boards, dust-jacket, slip-case, 2006; and 3 others, signed by the respective authors, 4
HARDBACK IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH BINDING, COMPLETE WITH FRONTIS ILLUSTRATION. BOOK MEASURES APPROX 8 X 5 INCHES WITH 429 PAGES. SOME WEAR, TEARS & LOSS TO CLOTH AT TOP & BOTTOM OF SPINE, FEW MINOR NICKS TO CLOTH AT EDGES OF BOARDS, CORNERS BUMPED, SOME CRACKING TO FRONT & REAR INNER HINGES [BOARDS ARE FIRMLY ATTACHED], NAME TO TITLE PAGE,VERY OCCASIONAL MINOR FOXING, BLEMISH OR CREASE TO PAGES. OVERALL SOME FAULTS BUT NOTHING TOO SERIOUS & STILL A GOOD-VERY GOOD ACCEPTABLE COPY AN UNCOMMON EARLY E
A rare set of antique silver candlesticks in the style of the reign of William III. Britannia standard silver*. These fine candlesticks stand on square canted corner bases with reed columns and multiple gadroon borders. Fixed circular candle sconces. To the front of the base there is a hand engraved coat of arms within a fish scale cartouche. Weight 1568 grams, 50.4 troy ounces. Height 20 cms approx. Base 14.5 cms. London 1875. Maker Charles Stuart Harris.
viii, 184pp; viii, 128pp; viii, 149pp. Over 100 b/w and chromolithographic full page plates. Non unifrom set - volume one in blue cloth, volumes two and three rebound in green cloth. Published 1892 - 1896. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Heraldic plates to front pastedowns. Volume 1 with municipal college library stamp and with bumped and worn corners. Mark to fep. Volumes two and three rebound. Pages browned and with occasional pencil markings within Blue and green hardback cloth cov
A finely crafted Greek terracotta statuette of a woman, shown standing on a rectangular base, her arms at her sides, wearing a high polos on her head and a long draped peplos. Facial features and hair appear gently rendered in a naturalistically manner. Traces of the original pigmentation are visible on the figure’s body and face. This statuette is a fine example of the common Boeotian type of the Greek Classical period. Terracotta statuettes such as this beautiful example, were potted in a spec
As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this fantastic quality mixed metal plate in its original Tomobako by a recorded Meiji period artist Isshunken Seiju , the double skinned plate is patinated in a deep black Shakudo ground superbly onlaid with solid Gold, Silver and Shibuichi amongst other alloys, the delightful subject matter depicts an adult Monkey clutching a Gold Persimmon fruit , its youngster reaching out to grasp the fruit, the detail is so finely car
An 10k Yellow Gold Official Red Gents Wristwatch, silver dial with applied index batons, date aperture at 3 0'clock, a 10k yellow gold fixed engine turned bezel, a 10k yellow gold 'phantom button' crown, a brand new brown leather strap with a gold plated pin buckle (not by Rolex), plastic glass, a 10k yellow gold 'ovetonne' semi bubble caseback, automatic movement, in excellent condition, comes with a Rolex box, our own certificate of authenticity and our own one year warranty. N.B. This watch h
Hardback. Engraved frontis, original cloth re-cased, new end papers, 664pp. A scarce collection which gathers together many early legends and tales of the Vikings and settlers in Scandinavia. Very scarce - no copies listed worldwide. Jón Árnason (1819-1888), called the "Grimm" of Iceland by some, was an Icelandic librarian and museum director who collected icelandic legends, at first with Magnús Grímsson and after 1852 "by himself" - that is to say, helped by some 40 persons that sent him materi
xiii, 254pp + plates. 14 b/w plates + rear fold-out family tree. With rubbed, chipped, and stained dust jacket Final plate after 237 rather than at 234 as listed. VG: in very good condition. Tape repairs to jacket interior. Cover lightly marked. Light shelfwear and bumping. Partial browning to eps Board board cover with red cloth spine
Third Reich Award Citation Panzer Assault Badge in Silver, A5 printed citation awarding Unteroffizier Paul Kuban of 3./Panzer-Regiment 1. Citation dated 10.11.1944. Signature of commanding officer and ink stamp. Some wear and damage to the citation.
18ct Gold Ruby Diamond three stone ring,2.50ct natural ruby (treated by fracture),0.50ct natural untreated diamonds si2 clarity i colour brilliant cut,18ct yellow setting for the ruby,18ctwhite gold settings for the diamonds,18ct yellow gold shank(uk hallmark Birmingham,750,uk size L,appraisal 2750
A Chinese Northern Wei Buddhist polychrome grey pottery tile, featuring the depiction of a Bodhisattva on one side. The figure is portrayed wearing colourful robes, and with facial features finely rendered trough black and red paint. Much of the original pigmentation still visible. The Northern Wei reform contributed greatly to an amalgamation of art and culture in sixth-century China. This was manifested in painting, calligraphy, the funerary and decorative arts, and in the style of the cave-t
A large Meiji period silk embroidery of a sea eagle, worked in a cream, brown and black palette with gold thread highlights, showing a sea eagle perched on a rocky outcrop scanning the frothing waves beneath him for fish, within a black brocade border decorated with dragon roundels, modern frame. Japanese, c1890. Footnote: Sea eagles are associated with strength and power and feature widely in Japanese works of art. The Ashmolean Museum’s exhibition ‘Threads of Silk and Gold, Ornamental Textiles
A Very Rare 18k Yellow Gold Skeleton Gents Wristwatch, skeleton dial, a fixed 18k yellow gold bezel, a brand new original black leather strap with an original 18k yellow gold pin buckle, sapphire glass, exhibition caseback, automatic movement, in excellent condition, comes with a Patek Philippe box and an Extract from the Archives confirming the original date of sale as August 1993.
Complete. Second Edition Including the Part omitted in the first. Ex Library with the usual stamps and seals. Good condition with rubbing to edges, recently rebounded, tanned edge paper. One volume has a tear to the top of the spine. Secure binding.
William IV mahogany freestanding five tier whatnot, with five mahogany tiers supported by four unusual shaped turned supports,standing on turned feet Lovely colour and condition 22" x 15" x 51" high Internal Ref: 1080 Dimensions Height = 130 cm (51") Width = 56 cm (22") Depth = 37 cm (15")
WWII RAF - A rare and large Aerodrome Station-Ensign Flag c1940s; of woven cloth fabric with stitched panelled Union jack motif and red, white and blue roundel design on pale blue ground, having reinforced stitched leading-edge indistinctly inscribed "RAF", complete with rope & toggle fittings; shows some age-wear, discoloration and "moth" holes. 42x84in (107x214cm)
TOYIN OJIH ODUTOLA (B. 1985) TOYIN OJIH ODUTOLA (B. 1985)Untitledetching with relief roll in colors, on Rives BFK paper, 2016, signed and dated in pencil, annotated 'PP' (a printer's proof, the edition was fourteen), published by Flying Horse Editions, OrlandoImage: 11¾ x 8⅞ in. (299 x 225 mm.)Sheet: 16⅝ x 12¾ in. (422 x 324 mm.)
An Exceptional and Highly Important Louis XV Style Astronomical Regulator Clock, Attributed to François Linke, After The Model by Passement and Caffieri for Louis XV. French, Circa 1900. The bronze stamped ‘Vve Leloutre’ and ‘GF’. Linke Index No. 1459. The bronze stamped ‘Vve Leloutre’ and ‘GF’. Linke Index No. 1459. This extraordinary gilt bronze regulator has an armillary sphere adorned with stars, banded by an equatorial ring, decorated with the signs of the zodiac, the months of the year an