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Japanese Pottery Bowl, 1890
$89.00
Original lithograph of a Japanese "katshi," a bowl of pottery used for serving food. From a 1890s English guide for Western artists and designers to understanding Japanese art. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text.
 
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Chinese Porcelain Designs, 1868
$99.00
Original chromolithograph from the 1860s by Owen Jones (1907-1874), a British architect and designer. Print shows "conventional renderings of flowers and fruit, painted on porcelain." Includes a certificate with additional information and a copy of Jones' 37 principles on architecture and the decorative arts.
 
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Areca Palm Tree, 1856
$119.00
Original chromolithograph print of the Areca Palm tree (Areca catechu), a plant native to the tropical Pacific, Asia, and eastern African regions. Part of a series published in England on the history of palm trees. Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image, 4.5"L x 6"H; overall, 10"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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The New Yorker Gardening Covers, Pair
$89.00
Pair of original New Yorker magazine covers from the 1940s featuring a whimsical view of gardening. Based on drawings by Constantin Alajalov (August 28, 1943) and Helen Hokinson (March 23, 1946). Each cover measures 8.5"L x 11.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Original Fortune magazine cover from September 1934. Sailing-themed illustration by the artist Thomas Wood. Printed on heavy card stock using a gravure process. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the issue table of contents.
 
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Fishing at The New Yorker, S/2
$89.00
Pair of original New Yorker magazine covers from the 1940s and 1950s featuring fishing activities. Cover illustrations are by Roger Duvoisin (April 5, 1941) and Perry Barlow (April 19, 1952). Each cover measures 8.5"L x 11.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Swedish Plum Prints, Pair
$149.00
Pair of chromolithograph plum prints from a 1912 Swedish fruit grower's folio. Based on illustrations by the Swedish artist Henriette Sjöberg (1842-1915). Shown are the Reine Claude and Jefferson varieties of plums. Each print, 8.5"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and original page of accompanying text.
 
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Views of Rouen Cathedral, Pair
$129.00
Pair of original engravings from an 1830s folio featuring the architecture of the most famous French cathedrals at that time. Shown are two views of Rouen Cathedral - from the Archbishop's court yard (exterior) and the Choir (interior). Each print measures 7"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Set of 3 engravings from a 1720s folio of the statues, fountains, vases and other ornaments found in the Versailles castle and surrounding gardens. Based on the work of the French engraver Simon Thomassin (1655-1723). Shown are La Terre (Earth), Pomone (Pomona, the deity of fruit), and La Liberalite (Liberality). Each print measures 4.5"L x 7"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Poddles and Whippet, 1880s
$99.00
Original engraving from an 1880s guide to the dogs of Great Britain, their owners, and names. Shown are Poodles and a Whippet - "Group of Mr. Walton's Performing Dogs". Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard size frame. Image: 6"L x 8.5"H; overall: 12"L x 16"L. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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The Great Palace in Paris, 1915
$95.00
Original color photo-gravure print from an early 1900s Parisian souvenir booklet. Shown is the Great Palace (Le Grand Palais), a large exhibition hall and museum complex at the Champs-Elysees. Construction started on this Beaux-Arts style building in 1897. Displayed in a standard size conservation mat. Image: 9.5"L x 6.5"H; overall: 16"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Paris Opera House, 1915
$95.00
Original color photo-gravure print from an early 1900s Parisian souvenir booklet. Shown is the Paris Opera House (aka Palais Garnier) constructed from 1861-1875. Displayed in a standard size conservation mat. Image: 9.5"L x 6.5"H; overall: 16"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Pair of original chromolithographs from a 1890s guide to the costumes and accessories of "ancient and modern people." Shown are examples of the costumes worn in France during the 14th and 15th centuries, and illustrations of artifacts and everyday customs. Each print: 7.5"L x 10.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Churches of Paris, S/3 Engravings
$119.00
Set of 3 original engravings of Churches from an 1820s folio of scenes in Paris and surrounding areas. The churches include St. Denis, St. Roche (interior view) and Sorbonne. The prints are provided with a description of the church in English and French. Each print measures 5"L x 6.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and accompanying text pages.
 
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Pear-Fruited Guava, 1827
$135.00
Original hand-colored engraving of a pear-fruited guava, a tropical plant native to the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Appeared in "The Botanical Register," a horticultural journal published in England in the first half of the 1800s. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard frame size. Image, 5.25"L x 8.75"H; overall, 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and original page of accompanying text.
 
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Costumes of Chile, 1941
$105.00
Original color lithograph from a 1940s folio of the costumes of people native to pre-Columbian and post-conquest South America. Print shows a Chilean "Guaso" wearing a sombrero, corduroy trousers and a short, tight jacket with trailing tassels in the back. Based on an illustration by the French painter and decorator Edouard Halouze 1895-1958). Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Costumes of Peru, 1941
$105.00
Original color lithograph from a 1940s folio of the costumes of people native to pre-Columbian and post-conquest South America. Print shows a Peruvian woman of the Huancaya region wearing a colorful robe embroidered with flowers and scenes of Spanish inspiration (in this case a bullfight). Based on an illustration by the French painter and decorator Edouard Halouze 1895-1958). Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Costumes of Bolivia, 1941
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Original color lithograph from a 1940s folio of the costumes of people native to pre-Columbian and post-conquest South America. Print shows an Indian girl from the Quechua tribe in the mountains near Oruro (Bolivia). Members of this tribe are Roman Catholic and often wear rosaries as jewelry. Based on an illustration by the French painter and decorator Edouard Halouze (1895-1958). Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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French Cigar & Cigarette Ad, 1938
$75.00
French cigar and cigarette advertisement from December 1938. Based on an illustration by the French painter Leon Dupin (1898-1971). Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Pate Maison Recipe Print, 1968
$109.00
Original color lithograph from the first edition of a folio featuring recipes by Alice Waters with calligraphy and graphic design by David Lance Goines. Shown is a recipe for Pate Maison. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard frame size. Image: 7"L x 10"H; overall: 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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1800s Miter Seashell Engraving
$99.00
Original hand-colored engraving from the first half of the 1800s of a variety of Miter seashells. Print has a legend with the names of the shells shown. Conservation matted to fit a standard-size frame. Image, 5"L x 8"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Red Cactus Print
$129.00
Original hand-colored engraving from an 1830s edition of "The Botanical Register," a horticultural journal published in England. Shown is the brick-red hybrid cactus, based on an illustration by the British botanical artist, Sarah Ann Drake (1803-1857). Includes a certificate with additional information, and original page of accompanying text. Minor horizontal fold on the print.
 
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Golfing, C. 1958
$175.00
Original color offset New Yorker cover for July 12, 1958. Golfing themed illustration by the graphics artist Rea Irvin (1881-1972). Irvin was the first employee hired by Harold Ross, founder of the magazine, and its de facto art director. Displayed in black wood molding, conservation matted, with ultraviolet conservation glass. Image, 11"H x 7.5"L. Includes all hardware and a certificate with background information about The New Yorker. Minor vertical fold in cover.
 
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Great Indian Peninsular Railway
$99.00
Original color print from a 1920s guide to railways of the world. Shown is a train of the Great Indian Peninsular Railway leaving Bombay on it's way to Tannah (a distance of 21 miles). Founded in 1849, this was India's first passenger train. The railway ceased operation in 1951. Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image: 6.5"L x 9"H; overall: 13"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Alstroemeria Botanical Print, 1826
$125.00
Original hand-colored engraving published in 1826 by the British horticultural journal "The Botanical Register." Shown is the Red Speckled-flower Alstroemeria, a plant native to Chile. Based on an illustration by M. Hart, a frequent contributor to the journal. Includes a certificate with additional information, and original text page. Minor fold in middle of print.
 
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French Holiday Liquor Ads, Pair
$135.00
Pair of original liquor advertisements from the 1938 and 1939 holiday season for St. Raphael Quinquina, the "grand wine of France." Quinquina is an aperitif wine made from bark with origins dating back to 1830. Each ad: 10"L x 13"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Original 1923 pochoir print featuring revelers at a carnival that appeared in the Parisian fashion magazine Art-Gout-Beaute (Art-Good Taste-Beauty). Based on an illustration by the French artist Robert Polack. Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image: 6"L x 5"H; overall: 12"L x 11"H. Pochoir was a method of printmaking using stencils that was popular in the early 1900s. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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French Spice Print
$99.00
Early-1900s lithograph from France of a label to package "Caterer's Spices" ("Epices du Traiteur"). Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard frame size. Image: 7.5"L x 5"H; overall: 14"L x 11"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Blue-Breasted Lory, 1884
$185.00
Original 1880s chromolithograph print from "Parrots in Captivity," the definitive work on tropical birds by W.T. Greene published in the late 1800s. Based on an illustration by the British naturalist artist Alexander Lydon. Shown is the Blue-crowned or Blue-breasted Lory. Conservation matted to fit a standard-size frame. Image, 6"L x 9"H; overall, 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and accompanying text pages.
 
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Imperial Palace of Peking, Pair
$145.00
Pair of original color prints of architectural and decorative details of the Imperial Palace of Peking. Also known as the "Forbidden City" the palace is in the center of Peking and served as the seat of power from the Ming through Qing dynasties (1420-1912). Each print: 12"L x 16"H. From a 1925 Italian folio of architectural styles of ancient and modern times. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Mexican Fashion Print, 1858
$129.00
Original hand-colored lithograph from a mid-1800s folio depicting costumes for the "principal people of the world." Shown are a variety of 19th-century Mexican fashions including those worn by farmers, a Mexican cavalier, and lady of rank. Includes a certificate with additional information and original accompanying text page.
 
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Central American Orchid, 1842
$155.00
Original hand-colored lithograph of a "Reflected Oncidium," an orchid native to Mexico and the West Indies. Based on an illustration by Augusta Innes Withers (1793-1877), a British natural history artist. Displayed in a conservation mat. Image, 6.5"L x 9"H; overall, 13"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information, and original page of accompanying text. Unframed.
 
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Pair of lithographs from a 1930s guide to Japanese flower arranging (known as Ikebana, literally "flowers kept alive"). The flowers in the arrangements include plum and variegated cabbage, and plum, pine, bamboo and club moss. Each print: 5"L x 8"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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19th-C. Papion Monkey Print
$125.00
Original hand colored gravure print from an 1880s French natural history folio of mammals, birds, scientific methods, and geography. Shown are the Papion Monkey, Lemur and Marmoset Displayed in a standard-size conservation mat. Image: 6"L x 10"H; overall: 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Chinese Hibiscus, 1836
$245.00
Original hand-colored engraving based on an illustration by the French botanical artist Pancrace Bessa (1772-1835). Shown is the Chinese Hibiscus. Displayed in a golden wood frame with conservation matting and ultraviolet conservation glass. Image, 6.5"L x 9.5"H; overall, 14"L x 18"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Japanese Transport & Fashions, Pair
$89.00
Pair of original 1888 chromolithographs showing Japanese methods of transportation, and fashions of ladies of high society and clothing worn by maidservants and street hawkers. From a work by the 19th-century French fashion historian Henri Racinet. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Japanese Actor, 1890
$129.00
Original lithograph of a Japanese actor based on an illustration by the print designer and painter Okumura Masanobu (1686-1764). Shown is an actor portraying a man of privilege as shown by his clothing and that he is a falconer. Masanobu's art reflects the ukiyo-e style ("pictures of the floating world"), popular during the Japanese Edo period (1603-1868). Conservation matted. Image, 6.5" x 12"H; overall, 13"L x 18"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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19th-C. Chinese Tradesmen, Pair
$119.00
Pair of hand-colored engravings from an 1824 English guide to Chinese costumes, arts, and commerce. Depicted are Chinese tradesmen including a Tinker, a merchant selling Sugar Hares for the Moon feast and a Wine Truck. Displayed in beige conservation mats. Each image, 5.5"L x 3.5"H; overall, 12"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text pages.
 
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Lotus Growing in a Pond
$125.00
Lithograph titled "The Lotus Growing in the Stagnant Pond." From a 1930s guide to the monthly flowers of Japan. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard frame size. Image, 5.5"L x 8.5"H; overall, 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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19th-C. Nest & Egg Prints, Pair
$129.00
Pair of original color engravings from a 1890s folio of the nests and eggs of British birds. Shown on the prints are the Goldfinch and Blue Titmouse. Each print measures 6.5"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and a copy of accompanying text pages.
 
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German Fern Print, 1843
$149.00
Original hand-colored lithograph from a 1840s German natural history folio. This botanical print shows members of the fern family. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the legend which identifies each of the plants shown on the print.
 
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US Naval Flight Uniforms, C. 1960
$125.00
Original color print from a 1960s folio on the history of US Naval Uniforms from the late-1700s through mid-1900s. Based on illustrations by the military artist Charles McBarron. Shown are naval aviation uniforms for the period 1951-1952 including those worn by the aviation storekeeper, machinist's mate, flight nurse, flight surgeon and naval aviator. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text page.
 
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19th-C. Edible Mushroom Prints, S/2
$135.00
Pair of hand-colored lithographs from a 1860s guide to the mushrooms of England. Shown are three types of edible mushrooms from the Agaricus family - Sweatbread, Blue-legs, and Parasol mushrooms. Based on drawings by the Scottish-born botanical artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892). An interesting note about this series is that owner of the guide wrote the Latin names of the mushroom in ink on each plate. Each print measures 5.5"L x 8"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Swamp in Sumatra, C. 1860
$129.00
Original color engraving from a mid-1800s guide to "mammals and birds around the world." Shown is a scene in a swamp in Sumatra including a toucan, cassowary, orangutan (in a bread fruit tree) and tapir. Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image, 10"L x 8.5"H; overall, 16"L x 14"H. Includes a certificate with additional information. Minor age wear in margins.
 
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Large-flowered Japan Allspice, 1820
$135.00
Original hand-colored botanical engraving of a Large-flowered Japan Allspice (aka Wintersweet), a plant native to China. From an issue of the British horticultural journal "The Botanical Register" from the 1820s. Based on an illustration by the English botanist John Lindley (1799-1865). Includes a certificate with additional information and original page of text.
 
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Flat Peach of China, 1822
$195.00
Original hand-colored engraving published in the journal of the Horticultural Society of London in 1822. Shown is the Flat Peach of China (aka the Doughnut Peach), a plant native to China. Members of the Society wrote articles for the journal about new varieties of plants they raised, gardening techniques and greenhouse designs. Includes a certificate with additional information, and copy of the accompanying text pages.
 
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Japanese Bird Studies, Pair
$125.00
Pair of lithographs featuring Japanese studies of birds. From a 1890s English guide for Western artists and designers to understanding Japanese art. Shown are a Flycatcher and Ducks, and Sparrow and Summer Teal. Each print, 11"L x 8"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text.
 
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German Fish Print, 1843
$145.00
Original hand-colored lithograph of fish from an 1840s German natural history folio. Among the fish shown on the print are the Cardinalfish, Glassfish, Red and Grey Mullet and the Four-eyed Fish. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the legend, which identifies the German and Latin names of the fish shown on the print.
 
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19th-C. French Shorebird Engraving
$125.00
Original hand-colored engraving from a 1880s French natural history folio of mammals, birds, scientific methods, and geography. The shorebirds shown include the Avocet, Skimmer, and Darter. Based on an illustration by Edouard Travies (1809-1865), one of the best known French natural history artists of the first half of the 1800s. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard frame size. Image: 5.5"L x 9"H; overall: 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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French Seashell Print, 1849
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Original hand-colored lithograph of seashells from a 1840s French natural history folio edited by the naturalist Charles d'Orbigny (1802-1857). The shells shown include the Turbo, Scalaria, and Abalone. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Fishing Flies by Charles Orvis, 1892
$125.00
Original color lithograph of fishing flies from the first edition of a guide to the fly designs of the American sportsman Charles F. Orvis. Shown are Lake flies with names such as Klamath, Tomah Jo and Prince Edward. Conservation matted to fit a standard frame size. Image: 5.5"L x 7.5"H; overall: 11"L x 14"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and a legend with the names to each of the fly designs shown on the print.
 
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Carp & Barbel, 1843 Engraving
$89.00
Original hand-colored engraving featuring the common Carp and Barbel. Published in England in the 1840s. Engraving by the Scottish painter and engraver William Lizars (1788-1859). Conservation matted to fit a standard frame size. Image, 6"L x 4"H; overall, 14"L x 11"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Short-Beaked Dolphin, 1849
$125.00
Hand-colored lithograph of the Short-beaked Common Dolphin. Published in France in the 1840s and based on an illustration by the French artist Edouard Travies (1809-1876), who was known primarily for his natural history paintings. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard-size frame. Image, 9"L x 5.5"H; overall, 16"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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French Pelican & Duck Print, 1849
$109.00
Original hand-colored lithograph print from a 1840s French natural history folio. The birds shown include the Dalmatian Pelican and Mandarin Duck. Based on a drawing by Edouard Travies (1809-1876), a French watercolorist and illustrator. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Irish Coats of Arms, 1900
$125.00
Original color lithograph featuring the coats of arms of Irish families. From a 1900 Irish historical atlas. Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image, 9.5"L x 11.5"H; overall, 14"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Q is for Quail
$125.00
Original color lithograph from an early-1920s children's alphabet reader based on animal themes. Shown is the "Quail" representing the letter "Q." Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image: 7"L x 10"H; overall: 13"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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North American Wildflowers, Pair
$119.00
Pair of 1894 color lithographs from a folio of wildflowers of North America. Shown are the Monkey Flower and Arizona Wyethia. Displayed in a conservation mat to fit a standard-size frame. Image: 4.5"L x 7.5"H; overall: 11"H x 14"L. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text page.
 
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Pears Engraving, 1824
$225.00
Original early-19th-century hand-colored engraving of a variety of "new" pears that appeared in the journal of the "Horticultural Society of London." Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image, 8.5"L x 11"H; overall, 14"L x 17"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the accompanying text pages.
 
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Strawberry & Fritillaria Print, 1820
$135.00
Original hand-colored botanical engraving from an early-19th-century English botanical dictionary edited by the herbalist Thomas Green that claimed to include "all the known plants in the world." Shown on the print are the "Chili Strawberry" and "Yellow Crown Imperial" (Fritillaria). Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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French Vegetable Prints, Pair
$105.00
Pair of vintage lithograph vegetable prints from a 1940s French seed catalog. Shown are a variety of carrots and leeks. Each print measures 6"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Vintage German Apples, Pair
$109.00
Pair of chromolithograph prints from a 1920s guide to varieties of apples grown in Germany. The varieties shown are the Weisser Klarapfel (White Transparent) and Canada-Renette. Each print: 10"L x 7"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Plants Used as Food, 1860s
$125.00
Original 1860s hand colored engraving showing "Plants Used as Food" based on an illustration by the British botanical artist William Hood Fitch (1817-1892). Shown are Coffee, Tea, Chocolate and Bread Fruit. Displayed in a conservation mat to fit a standard frame size. Image, 5.5"L x 9.5"H; overall, 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Pecans, Walnuts & Other Nuts, Pair
$99.00
Pair of Nut prints from an early-1900s grocer's encyclopedia. Shown are a variety of nuts including pecans, walnuts, almonds, and pignoli (pine nuts). Each print measures 7"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text pages about the nut family.
 
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French Mushroom Prints, Pair
$109.00
Pair of original lithograph prints from an early-1900s French "atlas" of mushrooms. Shown are full and sectional views of Amanita mushrooms and Psalliota (a family of edible and poisonous mushrooms). Each print measures 6"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Edible Mushroom Prints, Pair
$125.00
Pair of 1890s chromolithograph prints of edible mushrooms based on illustrations by the American mycologist, Charles Horton Peck (1833-1917). During his career, Peck described over 2700 varies of North American fungi. Shown are varieties of the Agaricus and Boletus mushrooms. Each print measures 8.5"L x 11"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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S/3 Architecture Prints, 1851
$149.00
Set of three engravings from a 1850s guide to architectural elements and design by the American architect Asher Benjamin (1773-1845). Shown are a portico, vases, and a church. Each print, 8"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Original hand colored engraving from a late 1800s English sporting folio. This equestrian scene includes a view of Halston House, country residence of the infamous John 'Mad Jack' Mytton, member of Parliament for Shewsbury. Based on a drawing and engraving by Henry Alken (1785-1855), English sports painter and engraver. Displayed in a standard-size conservation mat. Image: 8"L x 5.5"H; overall: 14"L x 11"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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1890s Chrysanthemum Prints, S/2
$145.00
Pair of original lithographs of Chrysanthemums from a 1890s English journal with advice for gardening in the town and country. Shown are the Single Chrysanthemum and Japanese Chrysanthemum. Each print: 8"L x 11"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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1880s Kirkstall Abbey Engraving
$129.00
Original engraving of Kirkstall Abbey, a ruined Cistercian monastery located in West Yorkshire in the town of Kirkstall (northwest of Leeds). Based on a drawing by Alexander Lydon (1836-1917), British natural history and landscape artist. Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image, 11"L x 9"H; overall 16"L x 14"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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1917 Peach Prints, Pair
$105.00
Pair of early-1900s color prints of the Peaches of New York. The prints were part of a series of monographs published by the state agricultural service to promote an understanding of the fruit grown in the state. Shown are the Illinois and Late Crawford variety of peaches. Each print: 9"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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1890s German Anemone Print
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Original chromolithograph print of Anemones from a 1890s German encyclopedia. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard size frame. Image, 8.5"L x 6"H; overall, 16"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and original page of text that identifies each of the Anemone by their Latin name.
 
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1920s Plan of Paris, Pair
$125.00
Pair of color lithograph maps from a 1920s travel guide to Paris. Maps present a detailed plan of the city including streets, train stations and lines, parks, churches and other points of interest. Each map, 17.5"L x 6"H. Includes a certificate with additional information. Minor vertical folds in maps.
 
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19th-C. English Tree Prints, S/2
$135.00
Pair of late-1800s chromolithograph prints of Cherry and Walnut trees based on illustrations by the English artist William Henry James Boot (1848-1918). Trees are presented in a natural setting with the English, French, and German names shown on the print. Displayed in a conservation mat that fits a standard frame size. Image, 4.5"L x 7"H; overall, 11"L x 14"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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19th-C. British Seaweed Prints, S/3
$149.00
Set of three early-19th-century hand-colored engravings of seaweed, based on illustrations by James Sowerby (1757-1822), one of the best known English naturalists and illustrators of his time. Shown are the Grape-seed Fucus (1801), Feather Laver (1812) and Scarlet Conserva (1802). Each print: 5"L x 8"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and original page of accompanying text.
 
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19th-C. Arabian Equestrian Print
$165.00
Original chromolithograph from an 1880s guide to British and foreign breeds of horses including thorough-breds, half-breds and cart-breds. Shown is "Goldie, High Class Arab". Based on an 1873 illustration by the British artist Sheldon Williams (1840-1881). Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image: 9.5"L x 7.5"H; overall: 16"L x 14"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Butterfly Engraving, 1837
$179.00
Original hand colored engraving from an 1830s English guide to foreign butterflies. Shown are the "Garden Whites", a widespread type of butterfly part of the Pieridae family. Displayed in a dark brown wood frame with conservation matting and ultraviolet conservation glass. Image, 4"L x 6.5"H; overall, 11"L x 13"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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California Flora, 1903
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Early-20th-century lithograph featuring plants native to California. Shown are the tulip, poppy, and lily. Displayed in a wood frame with conservation matting and ultraviolet conservation glass. Image, 5.5"L x 9"H; overall, 13"L x 17"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Business Map of Peru, 1938
$99.00
Original color lithograph map of Peru from a 1930s Fortune magazine article on the Peruvian economy. Map shows mining, agriculture and manufacturing regions in the country, along with the routes of major railroads. Based on a design by the American cartographer Richard Edes Harrison (1901-1994) known for his innovative map designs. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Tartans of Scottish Clans, Pair
$139.00
Pair of original color lithographs of Scottish tartan designs for the Macnaughton and Campbell clans. From a late 1800s history of the clans of the Scottish Highlands. Each print measures 7"L x 10"H. Includes a certificate with additional information. Minor paper buckling in margins.
 
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19th-C. British Orchid Prints, Pair
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Pair of 1870s lithographs of Orchids based on illustrations by the British botanical artist Anne Pratt (1806-1893). Shown are the Military Orchis, Monkey Orchis, Spotted Palmate Orchis and Lizard Orchis, among others. Each print measures 5"L x 8.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Sinclair Clan Tartan Print
$185.00
Original color lithograph of a Scottish tartan print for the Sinclair clan. From an 1880s guide to the clans of Scotland. Displayed in a wood frame with conservation matting and ultraviolet glass. Image, 5"L x 7.5"H; overall, 12"L x 15"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and a copy of the accompanying text page on the Sinclair clan.
 
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British Duck Eggs, Pair
$119.00
Pair of original 1890s chromolithograph prints of Duck eggs from the last work of the British ornithologist Henry Seebohm (1832-1895). Ducks shown on the prints include Merganser, Teal, Sheldrake and Plover. Each print, 6"L x 9.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the accompanying text page.
 
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Original hand colored engraving from an early 1800s "young naturalist's album" published in Paris. The album taught children about the world of nature including botany, mammals, birds, fish, insects and minerals. Shown on this print are a variety of trees including the oak, holly, orange, banana, coconut and pine. Displayed in a standard size conservation mat. Image: 8"L x 5"H; overall: 14"L x 11"H. Includes a certificate with additional information, and copy of accompanying text pages.
 
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Wood Lark and Nest by Henrik Gronvold
$89.00
Original chromolithograph of a Wood Lark and Nest based on an illustration by Henrik Gronvold (1858-1940), Danish naturalist and illustrator. Grönvold was one of the last natural history illustrators to publish lithographs. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of accompanying text page.
 
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19th-C. German Baking Prints, Pair
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Pair of chromolithograph prints from a 1890s German guide for the "chef, innkeeper, as well as for every housewife" on techniques for baking cakes and pastries. Prints show designs for decorating marzipan, cookies, and biscuits. Each print measures 6"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Plants Used as Foods, C. 1860
$115.00
Original 1860s hand-colored engraving of "Plants used as food" based on an illustration by the British botanical artist William Hood Fitch (1817-1892). Shown are maize, millet, taro, and buckwheat. Displayed in a conservation mat to fit a standard-size frame. Image, 5.5"L x 9.5"H; overall, 12"L x 16"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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19th-C. Shorebird Egg Prints, Pair
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Pair of color engravings from a 1890s guide to the nests and eggs of British birds. This series features the eggs of Shorebirds including the Dunlin and Purple Sandpiper, and Little Auk and Puffin. Each print measures 6"L x 9"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the accompanying text pages.
 
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The Late Crocus, 1886
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Original 1880s hand colored lithograph based on an illustration by the English botanist and artist George Maw (1839-1912) from his folio the Monograph of the Genus Crocus. Shown is the Late Crocus (Crocus serotinus), a plant native to the Iberian peninsula and North Africa. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Yellow Chrysanthemum, 1822
$215.00
Early-19th-century hand-colored engraving of a Quilled-flamed yellow Chrysanthemum that appeared in the journal of the "Horticultural Society of London." Displayed in a conservation mat ready for framing. Image, 8.5"L x 11"H; overall, 14"L x 17"H. Includes a certificate with additional information and copy of the accompanying text pages.
 
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Bittern Print, 1821
$95.00
Early-19th-century hand-colored engraving of a Bittern from the naturalist George Graves' folio on the "history of every known species of British birds." Includes a certificate with additional information, and original text page authored by Graves.
 
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Architecture of Saumur, France
$129.00
Pair of original lithographs from a 1920s folio of French rural architecture. Based on sketches by the American artist Samuel Chamberlain (1895-1975) made during his tour of duty in France during World War I. Shown on these prints are examples of the architecture he found in Saumur, France. Saumur is a historic town in the Maine-et-Loire region in western France. Each print: 9"L x 12"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Original 1861 chromolithograph from the first edition of Victor Petit's guide to the layout of parks and gardens in and around Paris. Print portrays a grotto and waterfall. Petit (1818-1871) was known for his architecture and architectural history illustrations. Displayed in a conservation mat; unframed. Image: 11"L x 9"H; mat: 16"L x 14"H. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Costumes of Portugal, 1930
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Original pochoir print from a 1930s folio of costumes of Spain and Portugal. Shown is an example of fashion worn by men on Madeira Island, the main island in Portugal's Madeira archipelago off Africa's northwest coast. Based on an illustration by the French fashion artist Emile Gallois (1882-1965). Pochoir was a method of print making popular in the early 1900s to color prints using stencils. Includes a certificate with additional information.
 
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Moorish Architecture Prints, S/2
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Pair of original chromolithograph prints from the 1860s by Owen Jones (1907-1874), British architect and designer. Shown are examples of Moorish decorative architecture found in arches, doorways and room panels from the Alhambra, a palace and fortress complex in Grenada in the Andalusian region of Spain. Each print, 8.5"L x 12.5"H. Includes a certificate with additional information, legend to the designs, and a copy of Jones' 37 principles on architecture and the decorative arts.
 
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