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image of St. Giles Cripplegate / Sept 1944

St. Giles Cripplegate / Sept 1944": watercolor on paper, signed lower right, titled lower left

by (Milton, John) Trier, H.P.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1944
Condition
Fine condition
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$1,750.00

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London, 1944. 1 vols. Image 10-3/4 x 13-1/2 inches, handsomely matted and framed to 19 x 22 inches overall. Fine condition. 1 vols. Image 10-3/4 x 13-1/2 inches, handsomely matted and framed to 19 x 22 inches overall. 1944 Watercolor of John Milton's Blitzed Burial Place. A superb rendering of the surviving church tower, surrounded by the wreckage… Read more
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image of Photograph of Norman Mailer at the 1962 International Writers Conference

Photograph of Norman Mailer at the 1962 International Writers Conference

by (Mailer, Norman) Keen, Peter

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$750.00

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[Edinburgh, 1990. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Fine. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Candid portrait photograph of Norman Mailer, taken at the 1962 International Writers' Conference held at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh. The… Read more
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image of New Yorker cartoon: original ink and wash drawing, signed J.B. Handelsman

New Yorker cartoon: original ink and wash drawing, signed J.B. Handelsman

by (New Yorker Magazine Art) Handelsman, J.B.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1985
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$900.00

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New York: The New Yorker Magazine, 1985. 1 vols. Image 8-1/2 x 9 inches, matted to 15 x 17 inches overall. 1 vols. Image 8-1/2 x 9 inches, matted to 15 x 17 inches overall. Original Handlesman New Yorker Cartoon Drawing. From the collection of James H. Heineman. Exhibited at the Museum of Cartoon Art, Ryebrook, NY 1988-89,… Read more
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$900.00
image of Two unidentified small wash drawings

Two unidentified small wash drawings

by [Gravelot, Hubert François?]

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1738
Condition
The two matted together and framed. Both drawing slightly toned, but very good
Item Price
$1,250.00

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N.p., 1738. Each signed, possibly in anoher hand, lower left, in ink, "Gravelot". 1 vols. 9.3 x 7.4 cm. The two matted together and framed. Both drawing slightly toned, but very good. Each signed, possibly in anoher hand, lower left, in ink, "Gravelot". 1 vols. 9.3 x 7.4 cm. The first illustration, of a Monkey addressing a Lion… Read more
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image of Photograph of a doubles lawn tennis match, with 2 observers and a large brick building and

Photograph of a doubles lawn tennis match, with 2 observers and a large brick building and "penny-farthing" high-wheel bicycle at right

by (Tennis)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1880
Condition
Light spotting to mount and image, slightly faded
Item Price
$1,000.00

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n.p., 1880. Albumen print mounted on card. Image 24 x 17.5 cm. Light spotting to mount and image, slightly faded. Albumen print mounted on card. Image 24 x 17.5 cm. A fine early image of a doubles lawn tennis match, the players wielding flat-topped wooden racquets. With an intriguing pencil notation beneath the image, "H.F. Chaffee."… Read more
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image of Small Hallmarked sterling silver Quaich. Inscribed on the side

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Sheffield [& London]: Mappin & Webb Ltd, 1923. Hallmarked M & W; Crown (Sheffield) , lion, "f" for 1923. Fine. Hallmarked M & W; Crown (Sheffield) , lion, "f" for 1923.
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image of Photograph of Alexander Trocchi at the 1962 International Writers Conference

Photograph of Alexander Trocchi at the 1962 International Writers Conference

by (Trocchi, Alexander) Keen, Peter

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$500.00

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[Edinburgh, 1990. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Fine. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Candid portrait photograph of Alexander Trocchi in profile, taken at the 1962 International Writers' Conference held at McEwan Hall,… Read more
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$500.00
image of Tibetan natives [pencil caption]

Tibetan natives [pencil caption]

by [Bourne, Samuel]

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1865
Condition
Matted; fine
Edition
Bourne cat. # 1132B
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$1,500.00

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[Tibet, 1865. Bourne cat. # 1132B. Vintage albumen print, docketed on verso. 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. Matted; fine. Bourne cat. # 1132B. Vintage albumen print, docketed on verso. 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. A striking group portrait of six Tibetans, including a seated priest reading and fingering prayer beads and a woman, with her back… Read more
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image of Crabs fighting

Crabs fighting

by Shannon, Howard J.

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James Cummins Bookseller
Condition
Fine
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$500.00

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14 x 6 inches. Fine. 14 x 6 inches. Howard J. Shannon was a naturalist, author, and illustrator in the late 19th and early 20th century. He is well known for his book entitled Book of the Seashore (1935). This specific piece is paint on board of two blue crabs fighting under the water surrounded by other crustaceans… Read more
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image of Battle scene, Franco-Prussian War, signed at lower right (

Battle scene, Franco-Prussian War, signed at lower right ("G. Vient")

by Vient, Gustave (1847-1900)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1870
Condition
Fine condition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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1870. Watercolor on board. 1 vols. Image approx. 13 x 17-1/2 inches; matted and framed to 20 x 24 inches overall. Fine condition. Vient, Gustave. Watercolor on board. 1 vols. Image approx. 13 x 17-1/2 inches; matted and framed to 20 x 24 inches overall. Fine Original Franco-Prussian War Battle Scene by Vient. On the nearly… Read more
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Polo photographs: seven original early photographs of polo in Argentina

by (Polo)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1883
Condition
Mounted on two sheets of pasteboard; a few cracks without loss in the lower margin of one large photo, a small chip and diagonal
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$1,500.00

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Argentina, 1883. Two large photos show mounted groups of players, mallets raised; the third shows an attendant holding the bridle of a pony. Of four smaller photos, one shows a man in gaucho outfit standing with ponies, one shows another man holding a pony, and two show several ponies together, in one case feeding from a hay rack. 1… Read more
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A carte-de-visite sized photographically-printed sketch, substantially overdrawn in ink, laid down on card, manuscript title on verso 'Devil's Gate in Weber Cannon [sic.] by D. Van Lennep', printed by Savage & Ottinger from an original by Van Lennep, overdrawn by Van Lennep

by Van Lenneps, David-Charles Roscoe SAVAGE (August 16, 1832 - February 4, 1909) & George Martin OTTINGER (1833-1917), photographers

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1867
Condition
Provenance: David Van Lennep, and by descent
Item Price
$900.00

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Great Salt lake City, Utah, 1867. Image: 2 1/2 x 2 7/8 inches, on mount 3 1/8 x 2 1/3 inches. Provenance: David Van Lennep, and by descent. Image: 2 1/2 x 2 7/8 inches, on mount 3 1/8 x 2 1/3 inches. The artist's own copy of an important early image of a famous Utah /… Read more
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$900.00
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Album of Gorham Silver Plates, Trophies, etc., most made for Black, Starr & Frost

by (Gorham Silver)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1913
Condition
Contemporary black cloth, front hinge off
Item Price
$500.00

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[New York, 1913. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Contemporary black cloth, front hinge off. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Includes photographers of these Trophies: 8 Photos of Silver plates for the Winner Joyant for Larchmont Race Weeks Series 1911 ; Manhasset Bay Yacht Club Race 1911; Manhasset Bay Cup Races; Interstate Races Marblehead; Larchmont Yacht Club Series… Read more
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image of Collection of Photographs of Gardner D. Marsh, prize-winning salt water angler of Eel Point, Nantucket

Collection of Photographs of Gardner D. Marsh, prize-winning salt water angler of Eel Point, Nantucket

by (Nantucket)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Condition
Old pin holes, some soiling or wear, occasional losses, generally very good
Item Price
$3,000.00

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17 x 12 inches and smaller (most approx. 8 x 10 inches or smaller). Old pin holes, some soiling or wear, occasional losses, generally very good. 17 x 12 inches and smaller (most approx. 8 x 10 inches or smaller). Gardner Marsh - 'the great Atlantic caster from Nantucket'. Interesting group of photographs of Nantucket angler Gardner D.… Read more
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image of Photograph of Henry Miller at the 1962 International Writers Conference

Photograph of Henry Miller at the 1962 International Writers Conference

by (Miller, Henry) Keen, Peter

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$900.00

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[Edinburgh, 1990. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Fine. Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed ("Peter Keen") on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Candid portrait photograph of Henry Miller in spectacles and flat cap, taken at the 1962 International Writers' Conference held… Read more
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image of The Punishments of China. [With:] 23 original watercolor drawings after the plates

The Punishments of China. [With:] 23 original watercolor drawings after the plates

by Mason, George Henry

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1804
Condition
Full contemporary green morocoo, gilt, a.e.g., rubbed, head of spine damaged. Ex-library with shelfmarks, bookplate, and perfora
Edition
Reprint of 1804 second edition, plates watermarked 1819
Item Price
$9,500.00

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London: William Miller, 1804. Reprint of 1804 second edition, plates watermarked 1819. 22 hand-colored aquatints after Pu-Qua with accompanying text leaves in English and French. Folio. Full contemporary green morocoo, gilt, a.e.g., rubbed, head of spine damaged. Ex-library with shelfmarks, bookplate, and perforated stamps. Accompanying watercolors very good, removed from album, some cropped and matted, some light creasing, waterstaining… Read more
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image of Sketches and Prints

Sketches and Prints

by Debonnet, Maurice (1871-1946

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James Cummins Bookseller
Condition
Fine
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$300.00

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8 1/2x11in. Fine. 8 1/2x11in. Maurice G. Debonnet (1871-1946) was born in Paris, France and was an American artist in the early twentieth century. He was an etcher, oil painter, and often painted with watercolors. He was part of the Salmagundi Club in New York City, which was founded in 1871 and is one of the oldest art… Read more
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image of Hand-colored Lithograph:

Hand-colored Lithograph: "A Battle Royal, or A Set-to for a Crown.

by Doyle, John (H.B.)

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1832
Condition
Matted and wrapped
Item Price
$200.00

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London: T. McLean 26, Haymarket, 1832. Initialed "HB' lower left. A. Ducôte's Lithog., 70 St. Martin's Lane. 1 vols. 14 x 10-1/2 inches. Matted and wrapped. Initialed "HB' lower left. A. Ducôte's Lithog., 70 St. Martin's Lane. 1 vols. 14 x 10-1/2 inches. John Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; Irish Caricaturist Lithographer of Portraits and Cariactures. Born… Read more
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Needlework Sampler

by (Needlework Sampler) Douglass, Hannah

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
1805
Condition
Several small holes and tears to linen, lightly water-stained. Matted and framed
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$3,500.00

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n.p. [probably Virginia], 1805. Worked in silk on linen ground, with floral borders, opening stanza of "Come, Chidlren, Learn to Fear to the Lord," signed "Hannah Douglass," dated 1805. 21 x 15-1/2 in. Several small holes and tears to linen, lightly water-stained. Matted and framed. Worked in silk on linen ground, with floral borders, opening stanza of "Come,… Read more
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image of Cartoon, probably for The New Yorker: original ink drawing, signed

Cartoon, probably for The New Yorker: original ink drawing, signed "Leo Cullum

by (New Yorker Magazine Art) Cullum, Leo

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James Cummins Bookseller
Published
n.d.
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$700.00

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New York: The New Yorker Magazine, n.d.. 1 vols. Image 10-1/2 x 13 inches, matted and framed. Fine. 1 vols. Image 10-1/2 x 13 inches, matted and framed. Original Leo Cullum Cartoon. From the collection of James H. Heineman. Exhibited at the International Cartoon Festival, Knokke, Belgium, 1991.
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