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Codex Nutall title page

Codex Nuttall

Preserve for the Future – $550
This 1902 facsimile is one of a small number of codices of native pictography from Mexico dating to pre-Hispanic times.  The original is a screenfold manuscript comprised of 47 leaves of deer skin now in the British Museum.  It uses a kind of picture writing to relate two narratives...Read More
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Collecting Arizona

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Released for Arizona’s Centennial Year in 2012, this book celebrates the state, the beauty of its minerals, and the heritage of its miners and collectors. Breathtaking color photographs enhance the tale of a state with an exceptional bounty of minerals – silver, gold, azurite, malachite, turquoise...Read More
Collection P. Barboudau - volume 1 Cover

Collection P. Barboutau, V. 1

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This is volume one of a two-volume catalog of the Japanese art collection of Pierre Barboutau (1862-1916) auctioned off on June 3, 1904 in Paris. Barboutau was one of the great 19th century collectors in France and this catalog has become a highly important reference for Japanese prints, paintings...Read More
Collection P. Barboudau - volume 2 - Cover

Collection P. Barboutau, V. 2

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This is volume one of a two-volume catalog of the Japanese art collection of Pierre Barboutau (1862-1916) auctioned off on June 3, 1904 in Paris. Barboutau was one of the great 19th century collectors in France and this catalog has become a highly important reference for Japanese prints, paintings...Read More
Design for a doorway

A Collection of the Most Approved Examples of Doorways From Modern Buildings in Italy and Sicily

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Doors convey a lot about a building, according to architect Thomas Leverton Donaldson (British, 1795-1885). Whether it is the majesty and importance of public buildings or the beauty and convenience of a private dwelling, doors showcase the strength or weakness of any façade. Donaldson...Read More
Compendium of Chronicles

A Compendium of Chronicles

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The Compendium of Chronicles, written during the 14th century by Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247-1318) is considered the first world history. It was written for the Mongol Ilkhanate in Persia. It covers not only the history of the Mongols but major events occurring in China and Europe. This scholarly...Read More
Cover of Compliments of Standard Rice Company, Inc., millers of rice since 1902

Compliments of Standard Rice Company, Inc., Millers of Rice Since 1902

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This promotional recipe booklet is a striking adverstisment for White House Cereals.  Most likely published in the late 1930's, the front cover is fashioned as a 3-D commercial food carton while the back cover displays their full product line.  Bright yellow and die-cut, this booklet was...Read More
Contemplatio philosophica

Contemplatio Philosophica

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First edition of this posthumous work, printed for private circulation by Brook Taylor's grandson, Sir William Young (d. 1815), in 100 limited copies. It is prefaced by the life of the author. This original work is the major source of Taylor's biographical data as well as the only edition of his...Read More
Title page for Curiousits de Paris...vol.1

Curiosités de Paris

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This is volume one of a three volume first edition series written and illustrated by Georges-Louis Le Rouge that describe monuments, buildings, and other ‘curiosities’ in and around Paris, Versailles, Marly, Vincennes, and Saint Cloud. They were published in 1771. This volume has 19...Read More
Iznik Tiles and Ceramics in the Sadberk Hanim Museum and Omer M. Koc Collections

Dance of Fire

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Tiles and ceramics produced in Iznik between the 15th and 17th centuries represent a significant artistic achievement for Turkey. Tiles were frequently used as decoration in Turkish Seljuk period (1071-1243 AD) architecture for important public buildings. Beginning with the Ottomans in...Read More

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