Purple Collectibles and Curiosities

We, The Flier's Own Story of His Life, First Edition Signed by Charles Lindbergh
We, The Flier's Own Story of His Life, First Ed...
Vintage 1920s Aviation Objects
We, The Flier’s Own Story of his Life and his Transatlantic Flight, together with his Views on the Future of Aviation by Charles "Lucky Lindy" Lindbergh. First trade edition, sign...
Holland by Edmondo De Amicis in Two Volumes, 1894
Holland by Edmondo De Amicis in Two Volumes, 1894
Antique Late 19th Century American Books
Paper
Holland by Edmondo de Amicis in two Volumes, 1894. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1894. First American gilt bound edition hardcovers. 273 and 275 pp. A complete two volume set ...
"Santiago Calatrava: Oculus" Book

"Santiago Calatrava: Oculus" Book

By Assouline Publishing
"Santiago Calatrava: Oculus" Book
Assouline Publishing
21st Century and Contemporary Books
As one of the biggest names in contemporary architecture, engineer-cum-architect Santiago Calatrava is internationally famous for the conception and masterful execution of structures...
Italian Costume Runway Necklace in Violet and Pink by Justin Joy
Italian Costume Runway Necklace in Violet and P...
Justin Joy
2010s Italian Modern Collectible Jewelry
Stunning Italian runway necklace in violet and pink. Jaipur stones hanging off a chain filled with Rhinestones from Svarowski. Marked: JJ, Justin Joy.
Justin Joy Costume Runway Custom Bracelet in Violet and Pink
Justin Joy Costume Runway Custom Bracelet in Vi...
Justin Joy
2010s Italian Collectible Jewelry
Justin Joy runway custom bracelet in violet and pink. Gold plated brass bracelet decorated with Jaipur stones. Centered cabochon surrounded with Svarowski Rhinestones.
SCAD, Architecture of a University

SCAD, Architecture of a University

By Assouline Publishing
SCAD, Architecture of a University
Assouline Publishing
21st Century and Contemporary Books
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is pleased to announce the publication of SCAD: The Architecture of a University. The book is the university’s second publication with A...
Large Mathieu Surgical Set, circa 1879-1880
Large Mathieu Surgical Set, circa 1879-1880
Mathieu a Paris
Antique 1880s French Scientific Instruments
A large French Mathieu surgical set preserved in its original wooden traveling case. According with the different signature on the instrument “L. Mathieu” and the double signature...
The Epicurean by Charles Ranhofer, Chef Delmonico’s NYC
The Epicurean by Charles Ranhofer, Chef Delmoni...
Early 20th Century American Belle Époque Books
Rare Delmonico's restaurant cookbook by chef Charles Ranhofer. Originally published in 1894 and copyrighted by his wife Rose in 1920. Delmonico's opened in 1820, serving European fin...
19th Century Paris Stone Street name sign, Rue Du Perche
19th Century Paris Stone Street name sign, Rue ...
Antique Late 19th Century French Historical Memorabilia
Stone
Beautiful Paris street name sign called "Rue du Perche" and it's from the second half of the 19th century and made of stone with enamel. The measurements are, Depth 2 cm/ 0.7 inc...
Large Taxidermy Macaw Parrot
21st Century and Contemporary Taxidermy
Rare taxidermy cross breed Macaw parrot. This item can only be shipped within the EU. Measurements shown are the parrot only. Measurement with stand: 107 H.
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, Rare 1s...
Antique 1870s Books
Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford, Connecticut: The American Publishing Company, 1876. Octavo, original gilt and black-stamped blue cloth. Presented in a custom lea...
Isabel Bishop Collection of Eight Etchings Sign...
Isabel Bishop
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Prints
For your consideration is a collection of eight etchings by Isabel Bishop, signed and numbered 20/50, pieces date from 1938-1959. In excellent condition. The dimensions of the book a...
The Photographic History of the Civil War, Edit...
Vintage 1910s Books
This is the 1912, 10-volume, second edition of Miller's photographic history of the Civil War, containing “thousands of scenes photographed 1861-65, with text by many special authori...
Jean Royere Sale Catalogue, 2000
20th Century Books
A scarce auction catalogue from March 2000, featuring 84 lots of furniture and lighting. 83 of the lots have both photographs and descriptions in English and French, lot 84 has only ...
'Encyclopedie Des Metiers D'art Decoration Mode...
Unknown
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Books
Paper
France, 1929 Published by Editions Albert Morance 100 plates (complete) 8 7/8'' wide by 10 5/8'' high Includes posters, fabrics, bas-reliefs, book bindings, and interiors by lea...
Schiøtz Tonometer, in Its Original Wooden Box, ...
Early 20th Century Norwegian Scientific Instruments
Schiøtz tonometer, in its original wooden box with purple satin and velvet interior, made of metal and complete with accessories; in the lid there is also the scale on graph paper to...
Vintage Letter 'D' Gas Station Sign
Unknown
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Metal
Salvaged from an old gas station, this vintage antique letter D would add charm to any room. (Think above the mantle, in a bedroom, nursery or for a wedding party) Condition is consi...
Chrome and Brass Miami Beach Lighter, 1960
Vintage 1960s Japanese Tobacco Accessories
Brass, Enamel, Chrome
A beautiful Midcentury cigarette lighter in brass, chrome and enamel, reading "MIAMI BEACH" "FLORIDA 1960" on front and on back "AMERICAN LEGION" "NATIONAL CONVENTION", with original...
Otoscope and Ophthalmoscope Complete with Acces...
Gowllands Medical Devices Ltd.
Vintage 1950s British Scientific Instruments
Otoscope and ophthalmoscope complete with accessories, in its original wooden box with silk-lined, made of metal with base unscrews for inserting the battery. The box is signed Diagn...
Ceramics by Picasso 'Books'
20th Century Books
A two volume set of books in a slipcase which is now out of print. It is dedicated to the body of ceramic works that Picasso undertook in the later years of his prolific career and w...
"Alvar Aalto - Points of Contact" Book
20th Century Books
This book is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Alvar Aalto Museum in 1994. With essays by Aalto himself, Kirmo Mikkola, Juhani Pallasmaa, Kristian Gullichen and Kaarina Mikonran...
Sotheby's: The Garbisch Collection, Vol. 2
Vintage 1980s American Books
Paper
Sotheby's: The Garbisch Collection, Vol. 2, May 17, 1980, important French furniture, European porcelain Vertu, and rugs. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 588 lots of import...
Lawrence Schiller Marilyn & Me a Memoir in Word...
Lawrence Schiller
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books
In the flesh. Just months before her death, Marilyn Monroe gave a young photographer his big break, and this is his story. “You’re already famous, now you’re going to make me f...
"Chinese Trade Porcelain", First Edition by Mic...
Michel Beurdeley
Vintage 1960s American Books
Paper
Chinese Trade Porcelain, First edition by Michel Beurdeley. Charles E. Turtle Company, Rutland, Vermont, 1962. Tipped-in color frontispiece and 24 tipped-in color plates, 100 monochr...

Neo Rauch

By Neo Rauch
Neo Rauch
Neo Rauch, Hans Werner Holzwarth
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books
Sleepwalking in a curious alter-reality. A retrospective of Rauch's delirious painting. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, each signed by Neo Rauch. Bursting with radiant and...

Leni Riefenstahl, Africa

By Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl, Africa
Leni Riefenstahl, Angelika Taschen
20th Century Italian Books
Collector's edition book: 13.6 x 19.7 in. This limited edition of 2,500 copies worldwide, each numbered and signed by Leni Riefenstahl, includes an interview by Kevin Brownlow and...
Norman Mailer, JFK, Superman Comes to the Super...
Norman Mailer
21st Century and Contemporary Books
With his Hollywood good looks, boundless enthusiasm, and mesmeric media presence, John F. Kennedy was destined to capture the imaginations of the more than 70 million Americans who w...
Venetian Glass Chevron Bead "Rosetta"
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Collectible Jewelry
Glass
Beautiful large six layered multicoloured “Rosetta” Chevron bead, in cobalt blue, red and white in a twelve star pattern. Venetian, c. 16th-17th century In excellent condition. Prove...
Ensemble Phoenician Blue Glass Eye Beads, Fine ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Collectible Jewelry
Glass
A rare ensemble of 21 glass eye beads, each consisting of a purple blue base mass. The decoration showing eyes of circular form which are made in white glass. These eyes are arranged...
Skull Decorated with Clytra Beetles and Butterf...
21st Century and Contemporary Natural Specimens
Organic Material, Plaster
The plaster moulded skull has been decorated with green Clytra beetles and blue butterflies.
1950 Film 16mm Camera, SOM Berthiot, France
Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Société d'Optique et de Mécanique Berthiot (SOM Berthiot) was a French manufacturer of optics and photographic lenses. They produced C and D mount motion picture lenses for professio...
"Christie's 'London' Dealing in Excellence: A C...
Early 2000s English Books
Paper
Christie's: Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy. London: Christie's, 2008. First edition softcover. 300 pp. An auction catalogue for a Christie's London sale o...
Henry Matthews Sterling Silver and Enamel Belt,...
Henry Matthews, Alexander Clark Manufacturing Co.
Early 20th Century British Collectible Jewelry
Sterling Silver, Enamel
Henry Matthews sterling silver and enamel belt, shoe buckles and button set for Alexander Clark Manufacturing Company, London, England.
"Esempi - Tavoli, Tavolini, Carrelli" Book
Mid-20th Century Books
This is volume 2 in the famous "Esempi" series by Roberto Aloi which was put together in the 1950's and was a survey of the very best of furniture design of its day. It covers design...
"Decorative Work of Robert Adam" Book by Damie ...
Jamie Stillman
20th Century American Books
Paper
Decorative Work of Robert Adam by Jamie Stillman. NY: St Martins Press, 1973. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. Account of the decorative work of 18th century neoclassical ar...
"Mr. Right Is Dead," Book by Rona Jaffe, 1965
Rona Jaffe
Vintage 1960s American Books
"Mr. Right Is Dead," book by Rona Jaffe, 1965.
Toy Hot Rod Roadster Tether Car
All American Co.
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Metal
Based on a 1930 Model A. Mfr by the all American company. This Hot Rod was made in the 1950s as part of the tether car craze. Sometimes cut up with gas engines installed. This piece ...
Peter Adam, Eileen Gray, Architect or Designer ...
Peter Adam
Vintage 1980s British Books
First edition, published by Thames and Hudson, 1987 This biography, written by Peter Adam, a friend of Eileen Gray in her later years, and admirer of her work, documents with many...
Rare "Mario Buccellatti Prince of Goldsmiths" B...
1990s American Books
"Mario Buccellatti Prince of Goldsmiths" book, 1998 first edition. Martina Corgnati.
"Dr. John Bodkin Adams "Blanket, the U.K.'s Not...
Mid-20th Century Historical Memorabilia
Blanket Owned by the U.K.'s Notorious "Dr. John Bodkin Adams." Free shipping within the United States and Canada. Look him up under "creep factor def con four” certainly not in...
"Jean Royere" Exhibition May-July 1999 Book
20th Century Books
A scarce hard backed catalogue which was produced by the Galerie Jacques Lacoste for an exhibition held in May, June and July 1999. The exhibition and this catalogue features light f...

Verner Panton, 1998

By Verner Panton
Verner Panton, 1998
Verner Panton
1990s Danish Books
Second edition, this edition is 3729 of 5000, published by Bording Grafik, 1998 This book was originally published for Verner Panton's birthday in 1986, then reissued in this edit...
1930s Double Sided Tickets Porcelain Sign
Vintage 1930s American Signs
Metal, Enamel
1930s double sided tickets porcelain sign.
Banded Agate Cufflinks
Vintage 1950s American Collectible Jewelry
Agate, Silver
Victorian style banded agate cufflinks with gilt toggle cuff settings. Banded agate is a type of chalcedony, with some of the layers being translucent. These gemstones were highly pr...
Jackie Robinson Signatures and Personal Letters
Mid-20th Century American Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Jackie Robinson signature's and personal letters. These historical pieces of sports memorabilia contain two personal letters and one separate autograph all written and signed by b...

Moon Wagon Riding Wagon Toy by Big Boy

By Big Boy Manufacturing Co.
Moon Wagon Riding Wagon Toy by Big Boy
Big Boy Manufacturing Co.
Vintage 1960s American Space Age Toys and Dolls
Plastic, Steel
This rare Space Age toy from 1969 takes the little red wagon and transforms it to an exciting outer-space flying saucer. Designed and made by Big Boy Manufacturing Co. from Burbank, ...
Box of Compasses Dated Back to the Second Half ...
Antique 1860s British Scientific Instruments
Box of compasses, chromed brass and whalebone, placed in a wooden box covered with leather. The box contains compasses, proportion ruler, goniometers of engraved brass and one of the...
Rare "Hotel Lachapelle: Photographs" Book, Davi...
1990s North American Books
Rare "Hotel Lachapelle: Photographs" book, David Lachepelle, 1st edition, 1999.
New York Street Sign 1950s Bleecker Ave. Mamaro...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Historical Memorabilia
Metal
Great iconic, New York street sign 1950s Bleecker ave. located in "The Village" Est. 1836, Black steel frame with decorative finial top and mounting bracket, double sided s...
Antique Sterling Silver and Blue Guilloche Enam...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Austrian Other Decorative Boxes
Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel
A fine antique sterling silver and guilloche enamel vesta case: part of our enamelled silver collection This fine antique sterling silver and guilloche enamel vesta case has a plain...
Edwardian Style Cobalt Glass and Sterling Match...
1990s English Edwardian Candle Holders
Circular with makers mark C.G with London assay marks.
Alfred Dunhill Sterling Silver Cigarette Case, ...
Alfred Dunhill
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Tobacco Accessories
Sterling silver cigarette case with decorative enamel face. Art Deco Design. The case is beautifully enameled in a blue and black geometric pattern with a silver finish. The inter...
Michel Dufet - Architecte Decorateur. (book).
20th Century Art Deco Books
This book is a monograph on Michel Dufet (1888-1985), he was a well know master of art deco design. His designs included - furniture, apartments and luxury shop interiors. He also wo...

An Unusual Holland Clock Globe.

By Eerste Nederlandsche Industrie Zwolle Holland
An Unusual Holland Clock Globe.
Eerste Nederlandsche Industrie Zwolle Holland
Vintage 1950s Dutch Scientific Instruments
Brass
An unusual clock globe. Eerste Nederlandsche Industrie Zwolle Holland Model E10 with trade mark TL GLOBE. A 8 inches diameter globe made up of twelve printed and coloured paper gores...
Frosted Carved Crystal 14k Sapphire Diamond Flo...
Vintage 1950s American Art Nouveau Collectible Jewelry
circa 1950's hand carved crystal flower pin set in 14k white gold and with 6 sapphire stone and one diamond with small hallmark after 14k mark illegible
Estate of Brooke Astor Cap and Gown from NYU Ne...
Bentley and Son's, Rockefeller University
Late 20th Century American Collectible Jewelry
Polyester, Velvet
Both cap and gown were embroidered with her full name, Mrs. Vincent Astor. This was purchased from an estate dealer along with some other items from the Brooke Astor estate that are ...
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