Paper Collectibles and Curiosities

1818 Chez Lefèvre "Essays by Michel De Montaigne" Six Books
1818 Chez Lefèvre "Essays by Michel De Montaign...
Michel de Montaigne
Antique Early 19th Century French Other Books
Other, Paper
"A new edition á Paris chez Lefèvre, libraire Rue de L´éperon , nº 6- 1818" The extraordinary edition of " Essays by Michel de Montaigne" , early 19th century , 1818. six books in go...
Mid-20th Century 1st Edition Cookbook's Set of Three
Mid-20th Century 1st Edition Cookbook's Set of ...
Mid-20th Century American Books
Fabric, Paper
Mid-20th century set of three 1st Edition set cookbooks. This three-piece set includes, A 1947 1st Edition of "Lets Cook It Right By, Adelle Davis-Published by, Harcourt Brace & Co.,...
Antique Map of Mexico by R. Bonne, circa 1780
Antique Map of Mexico by R. Bonne, circa 1780
Antique Late 18th Century Maps
Paper
Antique map titled 'Partie Meridionale, de L'Ancien Mexique ou de la Nouvelle Espagne.' Detailed map of Mexico, the Yucatan and Central America, prepared under the direction of Rigob...
Rare Male Mannequin
Rare Male Mannequin
Early 20th Century European Industrial Models and Miniatures
Beech, Paper
Old male mannequin from a tailor's workshop. It was built from papier-mâché in the early 20th century, if you look inside you can see the magazine headlines.  
Collection of 19th Century English Medieval Brass Rubbings
Collection of 19th Century English Medieval Bra...
Antique Late 19th Century English Medieval Religious Items
Glass, Wood, Paper
A wonderful collection of six 19th century framed English medieval brass rubbings. These have been recently framed in a simple black and gilt frame and give a fantastic Gothic look. ...
Hermes Geometric Playing Cards
Hermes Geometric Playing Cards
Hermès
1990s French Modern Games
Paper
These hermetically sealed French Hermes playing cards have a geometric pattern. They are still sealed and wrapped up. Never used. These also make a great gift for the host or hostess.
Knoll Design a Book by Eric Larrabee and Massimo Vignelli
Knoll Design a Book by Eric Larrabee and Massim...
Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Books
Paper
Knoll Design by Eric Larrabee and Massimo Vignelli is a handsome portrait of some of the talented group of people who have designed for Knoll over the years. Those profiled include...
Old Crow Whiskey Advertising Figure
Old Crow Whiskey Advertising Figure
Mid-20th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Paper
1940s bourbon whiskey advertising display figure of a crow with eyeglasses for Old Crow Whiskey. Good original condition. Retains makers label under base. Carbondale Toy & Novelty Co...
Hannah Wilke Retrospective Book with Drawing and Signature
Hannah Wilke Retrospective Book with Drawing an...
Hannah Wilke
Vintage 1980s American Modern Books
Paper
Hard bound first edition monograph on pioneering feminist artist/performance artist Hannah Wilke. Titled "Hannah Wilke: A Retrospective," it was published in 1989 in conjunction with...
Georges Seurat Catalog Raisonne, One of Only 50 Copies
Georges Seurat Catalog Raisonne, One of Only 50...
Georges Seurat
Antique Late 19th Century French Books
Paper
First edition, number 26 of only 50 copies of the exemplaires d'auteur from a total edition of 600. The authoritative catalogue raisonne of Seurat's work. With over 700 illustrations...
Marc Chagall, Illustrations for the Bible, with Original Color Drawing of Moses
Marc Chagall, Illustrations for the Bible, with...
Marc Chagall
Vintage 1950s American Modern Books
Paper
First American edition, inscribed by Chagall and with stunning original full-page color drawing of Moses receiving the tablets on title page. With important provenance. ”If we ha...
Topographical Map of the Pennsylvania Mountains in a Quarter Sawn Oak Frame
Topographical Map of the Pennsylvania Mountains...
Antique Late 19th Century American American Craftsman Maps
Oak, Paper
19th century topographical map of the Pennsylvania Mountains. The map is framed in a beautiful original craftsman quarter sawn oak frame.  
Set of 5 18th Century Italian Vellum Bound Book...
Antique 18th Century Italian Books
Leather, Paper
A handsome collection of 5 Italian 18th century vellum bound books. This set of religious/theological books from Italy, which retain their original vellum bindings, are dated from 17...
Set of 5 Italian 18th Century Vellum Books in L...
Antique 18th Century Italian Books
Leather, Paper
A handsome collection of 5 Italian 18th century vellum bound books. This set of religious books from Italy, which retain their original vellum bindings, are dated from 1734 to 1735. ...
Collection of 65 Antique Swedish Leather-Bound ...
Early 20th Century Swedish Books
Leather, Paper
An attractive collection of 65 Swedish antique leather-bound books. This set of 1920s literature books from Sweden are wrapped in leather-bound covers, comprised of varying rich, war...
Boutiques 1929 Book, Paris
Robert Mallet-Stevens
Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Books
Paper
Portfolio of Art Deco and early modernist Paris shops and boutiques, showing both interiors and exteriors, edited by Roger Poulain and published by Vincent Freal et Cie (Paris) in 19...
Josef Albers Silkscreen, 1972
Josef Albers, Harry N. Abrams
Vintage 1970s American Minimalist Prints
Paper
Silkscreen print from "Formulation: Articulation," a book of original serigraphs by Josef Albers, printed by Ives-Sillman and published by Abrams in 1972 in an edition of 1,000. Fold...
Antique Map Eastern Mediterranean by D. Stoopen...
Antique Early 18th Century Dutch Maps
Paper
Antique map Middle East titled 'De Beschryving van de Reysen Pauli en van de Andere Apostelen'. Antique map of the Eastern Mediterranean with details of the travels by Apostle Paul a...
Antique Map Travel Children of Israel by Keur, ...
Antique Mid-18th Century Dutch Maps
Paper
Antique biblical map titled 'Perigrinatie ofte veertigh-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egypten door de Roode Zee ende de Woestyne tot in 't Beloofde Landt Canaan'. This map il...
"Love That Burns" by Mick Fleetwood, Signed, Li...
Mick Fleetwood
21st Century and Contemporary British Books
Leather, Paper
Love That Burns: A chronicle of Fleetwood Mac, volume one: 1967-1974. In 1967 Fleetwood Mac debuted at the Windsor Blues and Jazz Festival. 50 years later one of its founding mem...
Ronnie Wood - How Can It Be? Limited Edition, S...
Ronnie Wood
21st Century and Contemporary British Books
Leather, Paper
Before he was a Rolling Stone, a Face, or a member of the Jeff Beck Group, Ronnie Wood flew the nest aged just 17 with his first band, The Birds. Ronnie Wood: 'I suppose my own p...
"Infinite Universe at Dawn" by Yoko Ono, Signed...
Yoko Ono
21st Century and Contemporary British Books
Leather, Paper
Yoko Ono introduces “Yoko Ono Infinite Universe at Dawn” a book celebrating her seminal art and activism. It is a narrative spanning six decades, revealing the conception, realisatio...
Vogue, Voice of a Century, the Official Signed ...
Genesis Publications Ltd
21st Century and Contemporary British Books
Leather, Paper
"There have been many Vogue books published, but never book such as this, VOGUE - VOICE OF A CENTURY is the ultimate anthology of the magazine" Alexandra Shulman - Editor-in-Chief of...
BECK01 by Jeff Beck Signed, Limited Edition Book
Jeff Beck
21st Century and Contemporary British Books
Aluminum, Leather, Paper
Jeff Beck is one of music's true innovators. The release of BECK01 celebrates the anniversary of his debut solo album, Blow by Blow, produced by George Martin 40 years ago. In BE...
Scarce 1947 Paul Laszlo Catalog
Paul Laszlo
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Books
Paper, Wire
Self-published, 102-page catalog with laminated boards showcasing Paul Laszlo's work in and around Beverly Hills between 1937-1947. The Hungarian born and Vienna-educated Laszlo (190...
G.E. Motion Picture Studio Light Bulb Wrapper c...
Bill Reiter
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Wall-mounted Sculptures
Paper
Submitted for your consideration is this framed pair of circa 1940s General Electric (G.E.) framed Motion Picture Studio Light Bulb packages / wrappers that all new G.E. lamps were d...
Dutch Bible with Gold Bookclasps
Antique 1780s Dutch Rococo Books
Gold, Leather, Paper
The gold clasps with maker's mark of Nicolaas van Wijk, Amsterdam, 1788 The bible: the old and new book by Nederlandsche Bijbel - Compagnie te Amsterdam, J. Brandt en Zoon, en P. Pr...
Mirror-Framed Hand Colored Botanical Engraving ...
Antique Late 19th Century European Modern Decorative Art
Metal
19th century hand colored botanical engraving of a palm tree specimen Pl. IV. Decad. 5. "Pandanus humilio Rumph, 4 p 145 T 76" Kaida taddi hort. malab T 2 f 6 Keker This specim...
Antique Map Northern Africa by I. Tirion, circa...
Isaak Tirion
Antique Mid-18th Century Dutch Maps
Paper
Antique map Africa titled 'Het Noordelykste deel van Afrika, behelzende Barbarie, Egypte enz. Als mede de geheele Middellandsche Zee. Volgens de nieuwste Uitgave van den Heer D'Anvil...
Antique Map Southern America by G. Anson, circa...
Antique Mid-18th Century Dutch Maps
Paper
Antique map titled 'Kaart van het Zuidelykste Gedeelte van Zuider Amerika Met de Route van de Centurion (..)'. This map depicts the route of Capt. George Anson's ship The Centurion i...
Antique Map Normandy 'France' by Homann Heirs
Homann Heirs
Antique Mid-18th Century German Maps
Paper
Antique map France titled 'Normannia Galliae celebris Provincia in terras suas Ballisiatus (..)'. Decorative regional map of Normandy, France, circa 1740. Large, decorative title car...
The Story of Robert Fulton by Peyton F. Miller,...
Early 20th Century American Books
Paper
The Story of Robert Fulton by Peyton F. Miller. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1908. 1st Edition fabric bound hardcover with portrait of Fulton in frontispiece with tissue protec...
Giacometti Coffee Table or Library Book
Alberto Giacometti
21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Books
Paper
A beautifully made New York exhibition Giacometti coffee table or library book, printed in Italy. Alberto Giacometti, Sculptor, was born in Borgonovo, Switzerland, in 1901 - dated 19...
Book of Meissen by Robert E. Röntgen, First Edi...
20th Century American Books
Paper
The book of Meissen by Robert E. Röntgen. Exton: Schiffer publishing limited, 1984. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 333 pp. A historical reference book on Meissen porcelain...
Impressionist Jewels, First Numbered Edition, #...
Martha Walter
21st Century and Contemporary American Books
Paper
Impressionist jewels, the paintings of Martha Walter, Philadelphia: Woodmere Art Museum, 2002. First limited edition (#1/1500) hardcover with dust jacket. 180 pp. A beautiful art boo...
"The Ware Chair Makers", by Sara Carlisle Watso...
20th Century North American Books
Paper
The Ware Chair Makers by Sara Carlisle Watson. Signed by the Author. Bridgeton: Sara Carlisle Watson, 1986. Hardcover. 119 pp. A book on the collectable ware chairs of Cumberland Cou...
Birds Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin, 1879
Antique 19th Century American Books
Paper
The Birds Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1897. Hardcover. 66 pp. An antique book about carol bird, an unusually loving and generous y...
Living with Antiques, A Treasury of Private Hom...
Alice Winchester
20th Century American Books
Paper
Living With Antiques, A Treasury of Private Homes in America. New York: Straight Enterprises, Inc., 1963. Hardcover with dust jacket. 288pp. A book by Alice Winchester and the staff ...
Collection of 100 Swedish Antique Leather-Bound...
Early 20th Century Swedish Books
Leather, Gold Leaf, Paper
An attractive collection of 100 Swedish antique leather-bound books. This set of 1920s literature books from Sweden are wrapped in leather-bound covers, comprised of varying rich, wa...
Antique Map of the East Indies by H. Moll, circ...
Herman Moll
Antique Early 18th Century English Maps
Paper
Antique map titled 'A Map of the East-Indies and the Adjacent Countries; with the settlements, factories and territories, explaining what belongs to England, Spain, France, Holland, ...
Vintage Baseball Baseball Game Poster, 1901
Antique Early 1900s American Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Glass, Wood, Paper
A rare printed baseball game broadside, advertising a game between two teams: Married men vs Single men, in Moodus, Connecticut (a village that is part of East Haddam) on September 1...
Qur'an Kashmir, North India, Dated AH 1252/1836...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century Indian Other Religious Items
Paper
Qur'an Kashmir, North India, Dated AH 1252/1836-37 AD Arabic manuscript on paper, 372ff. plus six fly-leaves, each folio with 15ll. of black naskh script on gold-speckled paper, ea...
Qur'an Kashmir, North India, Dated AH 1252/1836...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century Indian Other Religious Items
Paper
QUR'AN KASHMIR, NORTH INDIA, DATED AH 1252/1836-37 AD Arabic manuscript on paper, 372ff. plus six fly-leaves, each folio with 15ll. of black naskh script on gold-speckled paper, each...
Helmut Newton Sumo Big Nude Art Book on Starck ...
Philippe Starck, Helmut Newton
1990s Moroccan Books
Paper
For your consideration is one of the most impressive books ever published! The 464 page, sixty six pound book is one of the largest ever created. Each of the edition was numbered, (o...
Antique Bold Hand-Painted Shinto "Suzu Bell" Te...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Furniture
Paper
A beautiful Japanese antique hand-brushed "Tea ceremony" scroll of a Shinto Suzu bell scroll worthy of your favorite room Hand painting on paper in simple soft pleasing colors, sign...
Line Vautrin Limited Edition Reference Book, "M...
Patrick Mauriès
Early 2000s French Modern Books
Paper
A limited edition reference book by the French journalist and publisher, Patrick Mauries, that focuses on the mirrors of Line Vautrin. It was published in conjunction with an exhibit...
"Austrian Applied Arts" Book
Josef Hoffmann
Vintage 1930s Austrian Vienna Secession Books
Paper
One-volume survey of "Austrian Applied Arts", primarily Secession, with an introduction by Josef Hoffmann. Published in 1930 by Heinz & Co. Organized by type-ceramics, metal, textile...
Donald Judd Furniture Retrospective Catalogue
Donald Judd
1990s Dutch Minimalist Books
Paper
Scarce and important catalogue of the 1993 exhibition at the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen in Rotterdam. Oversize trade paperback in brown paper wraps, issued by Distributed Art Publi...
Antique Poster Dutch East Indies, circa 1940
Mid-20th Century Dutch Posters
Paper
Beautiful poster of the Dutch East Indies titled 'Het Verre Oosten'. This poster includes a large map of the East Indies with detailed legend. Below a decorative map of Indonesia inc...
Antique Coastal Map of Sumatra by De La Haye, c...
Antique Late 18th Century French Maps
Paper
Antique map titled 'Carte de la Côte Occidentale de l'Isle Sumatra'. Sea chart of the part of the south-western coast of Sumatra with the Nassau (Nias) and Fortune isles. Engraved by...
Illustrated Book of The Stanley Charles Nott Co...
Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Books
Paper
Illustrated bound book of the Stanley Charles Nott Collection of Chinese Jades, being a richly illustrated and descriptive record of a prominent collection of Chinese antiques, publi...
Early 20th Century Leather and Gilt Illustrated...
Early 20th Century Swedish Religious Items
Leather, Gold Leaf, Parchment Paper
This beautiful antique Bible was printed in Sweden and distributed by Gothic Press Incorporated in New York. Printed circa 1930, the illustrated family Bible King James version with ...
The Color Treasury of 18th Century Porcelain, 1...
20th Century American Books
Paper
The Color Treasury of 18th Century Porcelain. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1971. 1st Edition hardcover with dust jacket. 138 pp. A reference book that illustrates the beauty ...
Creating The Not So Big House by Sarah Susanka
21st Century and Contemporary American Books
Paper
Creating The Not So Big House by Sarah Susanka. Newton: The Taunton Press, 2001. Softcover. 258 pp. A great how-to book on creating a smaller house that values quality over quantity,...
"Tidewater Amelia" Book by Jan H. Johannes
21st Century and Contemporary American Books
Paper
Tidewater Amelia by Jan H. Johannes. Fernandia Beach: Lexington Ventures, Inc., 2007. Hardcover with slip case, 188 pp. A beautiful book showcasing the interiors of historic homes an...
Designing Women, Interiors, Leading Style Maker...
21st Century and Contemporary American Books
Paper
Designing women, interiors by leading style makers by Margaret Russell. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2001. Stated first printing hardcover with dust jacket. 173 pp. A stylish c...
Antique Tennis Watercolor
Vintage 1920s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Paper
Antique tennis painting. A charming watercolor on board of a tennis match, tennis in the afternoon, signed B. Day. The scene is of two males playing tennis on the lawn watched by a ...
Antique Map of Constantinople 'Istanbul' by J. ...
Antique Mid-18th Century English Maps
Paper
Antique map titled 'A Plan of Constantinople, places adjacent and Canal of the Black Sea'. Map of modern day Istanbul, the capital of Turkey, as it was in 1770 with 75 locations iden...
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