Watercolors, drawings

West Indies.- Trinidad.- English School (circa 1840s) Study of a Pandanus...

West Indies.- Trinidad.- English School (circa 1840s) Study of a Pandanus, or "Screw Pine", St Anne's, Trinidad, pen and brown ink with monochrome wash on wove paper, inscribed in lower corners and dated '1847', sheet 304 x 130 mm. (12 x 5 1/8 in), on two sheets joined with fold, minor surface dirt, unframed, 1847...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$194 - US$324

Date: 30 May 2019

Sur le port Aquarelle sur traits de crayon, signée en bas à droite. 37,5 x...

Sur le port Aquarelle sur traits de crayon, signée en bas à droite. 37,5 x 50,5 cm...

Price: €3,000 - €4,000
ca. US$3,350 - US$4,466

Date: 5 Jun 2019

Saint Pierre, vers 1936 Fusain et pastel sur papier kraft, porte des...

Saint Pierre, vers 1936 Fusain et pastel sur papier kraft, porte des annotations. 63 x 46 cm Il s'agit d'une esquisse pour le Saint Pierre, exécuté en 1936 au petit séminaire de Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre dans les Hautes-Pyrénées. Nous remercions Catherine Ambroselli de Bayser pour les informations qu'elle nous a aimablement communiquées...

Price: €80 - €100
ca. US$89 - US$111

Date: 5 Jun 2019

Persian manuscript.- Mir'at Makkah [The Mirror of Makkah], vol.1 only...

Persian manuscript.- Mir'at Makkah [The Mirror of Makkah], vol.1 only of a larger work entitled Mir'at al-Haramayn [The Mirror of Two Santuaries], Persian manuscript on blue paper, 213ff., 12-14 lines to the page written in elegant nasta'liq script in black ink, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, outer margin in red, first page decorated with an illuminated head-piece in colours and gold...

Price: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,039 - US$1,559

Date: 30 May 2019

South East Asia.- Burma.- Montrion (Lieut. C., Bombay marine, active 1820s...

South East Asia.- Burma.- Montrion (Lieut. C., Bombay marine, active 1820s) Five drawings of Burma, including 'A sketch taken from near the mess room in Mergui', 'Prome and the Shoe Shando Prah from the fortified heights ... copied from an original sketch', '[?]Bobadons Bridge Avracan at Low water', 'A Sketch of the Burmese Positions at Avracan', and another of 'Napoleon's Tomb, from a sketch...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$389 - US$649

Date: 30 May 2019

Napoléon sur son lit de mort. Dessin d'un...

Napoléon sur son lit de mort. Dessin d'un artiste anonyme chinois de Sainte-Hélène. Napoleon on his deathbed. Drawing by an anonymous Chinese artist from St Helena. Dessin à la plume et aquarelle sur papier de riz. L'Empereur est représenté couché en tenue de chasseur à cheval de la Garde, coiffé de son immortel bicorne. 16 x 11 cm. A.B.E (déchirure le long du bord inférieur). Cadre baguette noir...

Price: €800 - €1,000
ca. US$893 - US$1,116

Date: 28 May 2019

Venice.- Ziliol (Camillo) [Statute Book of Venice], manuscript in Italian...

Venice.- Ziliol (Camillo, secretary to the Doge) [Statute Book of Venice], manuscript in Italian, on vellum, 184pp. excluding blanks, in black ink, in an attractive cursive Italic hand, final 6 blank ff. ruled, 21 lines, black ink, pagination numbers, lacks title, first 2ff. very small wormholes in lower margins, some ff. slightly browned, late 19th century label of "V. Arrigoni Collection...

Price: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$3,898 - US$5,198

Date: 30 May 2019

African & Chinese slaves rebel on Cuba

Manuscript in ink. On sheet of paper 43.5x31.5 cm (17¼x12½"). Rare "Cimarrones" (rebel slaves) and "captured" slaves chart, listing many Chinese and black (African: Congo, Lucimi etc.,) slaves on the same list. In reality, this is an early and important list of Chinese colonists. There are columns for the names of the slaves, when escaped, their age, the "duenos" (slave owners), their origin if...

Price: US$500 - US$800

Date: 30 May 2019

La rue des Guenons Dessin et aquarelle. 18,5 x 26,5 cm

La rue des Guenons Dessin et aquarelle. 18,5 x 26,5 cm...

Price: €300 - €500
ca. US$335 - US$558

Date: 5 Jun 2019

Graphik & Handzeichnungen 5 Blatt Druckgraphik und 1 Zeichnung

5 Blatt Druckgraphik und 1 Zeichnung 3 Radierungen, 2 Holzschnitte und 1 Aquarell. Um 1960-70. Teilweise signiert. Arbeiten von HAP Grieshaber , Wolf Hoffmann , Friedrich Meckseper (Bäume, 1972, Cramer 137) und Paul Ohnsorge...

Price: €350
ca. US$392

Date: 31 May 2019