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DoneFri, Mar 19, 2021 1:30 PM EDT
Petersburg, VA, USA
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Books, Art, Ceramics and Collectibles

In this online auction, we offer a large variety of collectible antiquarian books and first editions, antique engravings, ephemera, lithographs, Asian and European porcelain, paintings, a few selected philately items, and much more. Among other rare books, there are 18th and 19th century illustrated editions, early American and British books, American Universal Magazines of 1797 and Franklin Almanac of 1821; 18th and 19th century illustrated editions of "Robinson Crusoe," first German edition of the Lexicon of the Nobility of the Holy Roman Empire (1719), Unique British edition of the Walter Scott Album with attached genuine photographs by Thomas Annan (1866); several first editions of Mark Twain's titles; first US edition of Pitigrilli "Cocaine" (1933); limited to 750 numbered copies first introductory large format printing of Dumas "Three Musketeers" with 250 large wood engraved illustrations by Maurice Leloir (1894), and much more. Among the artworks are the paintings by the two extraordinary American female painters, "The Impressionist Landscape" (1957) by Maud H. Purdy, and "The Fisher Girls at Giverny" (1894) by Mariquita S. Gill; also museum's quality original copper engravings by the leading engraving artists of the 16th and 18th centuries, including "The Death of a Soldier" [The Dance of Death] by Allaert Claesz (1530s), and Portrait of Lorenzo Lippi, by Ignazio Hugford (1760s); original Goupil photogravures (1880s) and much more. Please, also review our Asian, European and American art, porcelain and collectibles. Auction Curators.
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