Prints and Books: World History
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Ancient British Costume

Series of prints
Ancient Costume
of Great Britain


The Trial of 'Bill Burn,' Under Martin's Act

The Trial of "Bill Burn,"
Ackermann: 1838
Hand-colored aquatint

Charles II Setting Sail from Scheveningen

Adriaen Pietersz van de Venne
[Charles II Setting Sail from Scheveningen]
Adrian Vlack, The Hague: 1660
Engraving, uncolored

Memorable Address of King Louis XVI  to the National Convention

William Miller/ Luigi Schiavonetti
The Memorable Address of [Louis XVI, French Revolution]
London: 1796
Hand-colored etching

Buried Hull Believed to Have Been the Great Harry

George F. Morrell
Buried Hull [Woolwich, England]
1st Half 20th C.
Original illustration

Martinet Grande Parade

Aaron Martinet
Scenes from Napoleon's Life
Paris: c. 1811-1829
Hand-colored engravings in gilt frames
$1,800, the pair

Columbus Sighting America

Hermann Freihold Plüddemann
Columbus Sighting America
c. 1890
Jacquard silkwork

Drawings by Thomas Derrick for Hakluyt Voyages

Thomas Derrick
Hakluyt Voyages
Original drawings for a book on New World exploration, c. 1927
$100 to $750 each

Italian Ethnography Prints

Giovanni Boschi
Prints from Atlante Zoologico Popolare
Petraroja, Naples:1863-79
Hand-colored lithographs
$250 to $750

The Young Civilians Toilet

William Tayler
[English Gentleman in Company Raj India]
London: 1842
Hand-colored lithograph

Lives of the Queens of England

Agnes Strickland
Lives of the Queens of England

Set of 6 books, 1848
$600, the set

Title Page from Praefectorum Castrorum

Israel Silvestre
Title Page from Praefectorum Castrorum

Paris: c. 1662


Les 9 et 10 Thermidor
Limited edition book about the French Revolution
Paris: 1908

Maxwell Family Coat of Arms

Maxwell Family Coat of Arms
Late 19th C.

Bible Pair

Biblical Scenes
Mid 19th C.
$375 each

Flags of the nations of the Organization of American States

Flags of the Nations of the Org. of American States
Gouache, c. 1948-1959

Tattoo Society Meeting Tokyo

John Groth
Tattoo Society Meeting Tokyo
American: c. 1952
Pen and ink and wash

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