New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921. First edition, no. 21 of 50 copies only on Japan vellum stock... Read More about Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates. Compiled by Merle Johnson
Morgan Hall, Fairford, Gloucestershire: Nov 25, 1905 & March 10, 1906. Read More about Two Autograph Letters, Signed, One to Miss Luff (autograph request)and another to Mr. Harris...
n.p. Edwin A. Abbey Sketchbook. Extracts from an early Edwin Abbey sketchbook, containing 19 pencil sketches signed by Abbey. Some are rudimentary sketches of trees and shrubs, others detailed, complete drawings of landscapes and houses This album was given to Abbey Thom Kissel from his grand-uncle Alden Freeman, in appreciation..... Read More about Sketchbook of drawings
[New York]: 27 October 1954. Addams to a Little Admirer. The great American cartoonist of the macabre writes:“Dear Robert, Thanks for your very kind letter. I’m glad that you like my pictures and I will try to do more of them. They’re all so special, that it isn’t easy to..... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed (Chas Addams), to Robert Black (sic Block
New York: Francis & Laurel, Stationers & Printers, 1871. First Edition. Metroplitan Museum of Art. The museum first opened on February 20, 1872. Read More about Address of the Officers of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the People of New York
N. P: n.d. [1970's]. Each drawing showing a view of a small farm of an African-American family, probably southern. The first showing a woman in apron and cap churning butter on the porch,h talking to a young boy in a baseball cap while on the front steps a young girl..... Read More about 4 Original pen drawings signed “L. H. Sartor”
Palm Desert, CA: Desert Magazine, 1960. Second printing. Read More about Painters of the Desert
[Berlin, Charlottenburg]: [c.1908]. Includes dated drawings of on the Spree River, as seen from the gardens behind the Fredericks Palace, Berlin (May 20, 1908) and King William's Hunting lodge in Grunwald (May 21, 1908), as well as statues, landscapes, and architecture in Charlottenburg and Grunwald. Read More about Album of 37 pencil drawings of German scenes with captions in English, early ones of Charlottenburg
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, . First edition, Number 57 of 150 copies, signed by the Author. Read More about Frederic Remington and the Spanish-American War
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph [John A. Gray, Printer and Stereotyper], 1857. First edition. Handcolored Plates. Read More about Leaf and Flower Pictures, and How to Make Them
New York: Crown Publishers, . Doahanos, Steven. First edition. Read More about Natures Ways. How Nature takes care of its own
1932. Second state, one of 162 copies. French Church Series no. 34. Read More about Etching: 'saint Catherine's Belfry, Honfleur"
Princeton, NJ: 1947. The total edition was 356 examples of which 53 were destroyed. A very detailed etching typical of the meticulous style of Arms, renowned for his prolific printmaking, specifically of Gothic architecture. Julian P. Boyd was a librarian (1940-52), and later history professor at Princeton University. His preservation..... Read More about Etching of the Herbert Lowell Dillon Gymnasium at Princeton, NJ
The Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers and Woodcutters Inc. Second State. Read More about Etching: French Lace West Portal of the Main Façade of the Church of Notre-Dame, on the Place...
n.p: n.d. Armstrong, David Maitland. Original Drawing by Maitland Armstrong. D. Maitland Armstrong [1836-1918] was born in Newburg, NY, attended Hartford's Trinity College, and studied art in Paris and Rome. He is best known for his decorative paintings, including interiors such as the one offered here (probably one of a...... Read More about Original drawing of a spacious domestic panelled hallway, stairwell and sunlit window
Ca. 1863. 1860s Sketchbook of Fine Pencil Drawings. With ownership inscription on front pastedown: “Helen W. Avery / 19 Chester Park” (possibly related to N.A.A.) and dated, in another hand, 1863-4. The drawings are of a very high quality. Subjects include flowers and figures, but mainly consist of landscapes and..... Read More about Sketchbook consisting of 24 finely-executed pencil drawings, some signed (or annotated) “N.A.A.”
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1896. Newell, Peter. First Edition. Illustrated by Newell, Inscribed by Shakespeare. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper, “To Col. J.H. Amman / with the best wishes of Wm. Shakespeare / per J.K.B. / May 3: 1896”, Shakespeare's signature being in his usual shaky hand. Read More about A House-Boat on the Styx. Being some account of the divers doings of the associated shades
New York: Barker Art Gallery 47 & 49 Liberty St, 1880s. Catalogues owned and annotated by E.F. Patchen of Patchen Bros. 51 New Street of NYC. Their firm was in miningOne December,1883 catalogue has Georges Jules Victor Clairin's [misspelled Clarin in Barker catalogue](French, 1843-1919) painting Frou Frou which brought $1600..... Read More about Collection of mostly Barker & Co., Auctioneers (13 catalogues, including Henry Prose Cooper...
Marion, PA: September 17, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art..... Read More about Portrait Photograph of Albert C. Barnes
Philadelphia [?]: Ca. 1905. Baseball Sports Caricature, Philadelphia, Ca. 1905. The subjects, two dapper young men seated in third base line box seats, are identified as Bill Reynolds and Tommy O'Keefe. Both are nattily dressed, with diamond stickpins in their ties; Tommy wears a straw boater with a hatband labeled..... Read More about Caricature of two sporting gents watching a Philadelphia Athletics baseball game, ca. 1905
New York: Medina Rara 185 madison Avenue, 1972. No. 325 of a signed, numbered edition limited to 2500 copies printed for members of Editions Medicina Rara. Read More about Ars Anatomica. A Medical Fantasia
American: n.d. [ca. 1930?]. No. 6 of an edition of 100, signed. An early student of William Meritt Chase, Beal moved away from Chase's impressionistic style, began to depict the rugged, colorful life he observed on the New England coast -- as in the fine, forceful etching of fishermen straining..... Read More about "The Net Wagon"
1930. American Impressionist artist. Read More about Etching: Depicting ships at sea