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Carl Werner’s “Nile Sketches”, Beautiful 1875 Folio
Carl Werner’s “Nile Sketches”, Beautiful 1875 Folio

Carl Werner's Chromolithographed Scenes of Egypt Britannic Auctions sold this beautiful folio copy of Carl Werner's "Nile Sketches" for $1,200. This particular copy is one of the finest to come to auction in recent years. In "Nile Sketches," we find a lithographed map...

Bell’s Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Collection
Bell’s Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Collection

"The Poets of Great Britain, Complete from Chaucer to Churchill". Edinburgh: At the Apollo Press, by the Martin Brothers for (London) John Bell. This set includes 108 of the 109 small volumes, lacking volume 9 of Chaucer. Many with engraved frontispieces as well as...

1630 Embroidered Dos-A-Dos Binding, Book of Psalms (Sold for $1,979)
1630 Embroidered Dos-A-Dos Binding, Book of Psalms (Sold for $1,979)

This antique embroidered book sold at auction for $1,979 in May, 2015 In bookbinding, a dos-à-dos binding (from the French term meaning "back-to-back") is a binding structure in which two separate books are bound together so that one edge of a book is adjacent to the...

Antique Children’s Book, 1898 German Fairy Tales Pop-Up Book
Antique Children’s Book, 1898 German Fairy Tales Pop-Up Book

This early and quite rare German pop-up book entitled "Im Marchenlande" by Therese Scheref contains six beautiful pop-up illustrations of some of the most classic fairy tales in children's literature. Britannic Auctions sold this antique children's book for $341....

1784 Revolutionary War Land Deed Document (Sold for $43)
1784 Revolutionary War Land Deed Document (Sold for $43)

This Revolutionary War era land deed from Pennsylvania details a land purchase by a local Quaker family headed by a Philadelphia merchant, Benjamin Horner.  Dated 1784, the legal document discusses a tract of land located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

c1540 Gregorian Chant Manuscript Large Leaf on Vellum
c1540 Gregorian Chant Manuscript Large Leaf on Vellum

Pictured here is a remarkable original liturgy manuscript dating back to circa 1540. Hand-scribed on vellum, this manuscript features two intricately painted initials in vibrant red, blue, and yellow hues. Notably larger than typical musical manuscripts of its era,...

Voltaire’s “Oeuvres Works” in Full Leather Binding, 1757
Voltaire’s “Oeuvres Works” in Full Leather Binding, 1757

Exploring Voltaire's "Collection Complette Des Oeuvres de Mr de Voltaire Premiere Editions" This beautiful first edition set of Voltaire's works, "Collection Complette Des Oeuvres de Mr de Voltaire Premiere Editions", sold for $240 at Britannic Auctions. Voltaire's...

1828 Endless Amusement: Magic, Fireworks, Experiments (Sold for $80)
1828 Endless Amusement: Magic, Fireworks, Experiments (Sold for $80)

This antique magic book sold at auction for $80 in November, 2014 This edition of "Endless Amusement" dates to 1828 and features a collection of nearly 400 entertaining experiments in various branches of science, magic and fireworks. A 5th edition copy, it retains the...

1869 “Designs for Goldsmiths, Jewellers” by Hans Holbein

First Edition Folio This first edition folio showcases designs by the renowned artist Hans Holbein. Featuring 20 tipped-in photographs from the original drawings housed in the British Museum, this large folio offers a glimpse into the world of ornament design during...

c1630 Antique Catholic Manuscript by College of Cardinals
c1630 Antique Catholic Manuscript by College of Cardinals

A 17th Century Catholic Manuscript This circa 1630 Catholic Manuscript was sold by Britannic Auctions for $950. Antique manuscripts of this sort offer a look into the religious practices and spiritual contemplations of the 17th century as preserved within the delicate...

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