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Biblio is lucky to work with such amazing booksellers who provide not just rare and antique books, but antique and rare original art. Browse the featured artwork below for some of the most amazing and unbelievably rare original artwork by some truly inspiring artists. Some of the rare original art featured below are self-portraits of famous and beloved authors, and others are detailed landscapes. Any of the rare original artwork featured in the Biblio Rare Book Room would definitely add to the value of your rare and antique book collection.



Silver ring dedicated from Hussein b. Ali to McMahon during their correspondence time ragarding the Arab revolt by The Arab revolt

Mecca-Cairo Ephemera. Very Good. No Binding. Fine handmade Silver ring dedicated "from the Sherif Hussein, Emir of Hejaz to (Sir Henry) McMahon". carved and enameld in gold, with natural stone contains natural formation shows a man riding on a lion inside...

From Archive

$2,000,000.00


DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD Original Artwork. by BENNETT, Jill illustrating DAHL, Roald:

Later published in London by Jonathan Cape and Puffin Books and in America by Alfred A. Knopf. 1975. The Jill Bennett archive of illustrations for the first edition of Roald Dahl's Danny The Champion of The World. The Jill Bennett archive of illustra...

From Lucius Books

£85,000.00


MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho by Picasso. Max Jacob

Montrouge [Paris]: 1910, 1910. Original Litho. Montrouge [Paris]: 1910, 1910. Original Litho. Picasso. Max Jacob. MAX JACOB. Double Signed Litho. Montrouge [Paris] (Seine). 1910. 14" 7/8 X 10" 3/4 on plain paper stock printed in black. Number 1...

From TBCL The Book Collector's Library

$88,000.00


Original painting: "Sailor's Farewell," together with autograph book by Kent, Rockwell

1935. Kent, Rockwell. Measuring 13 by 9 1/4 inches, this watercolor bears Kent's signature along with the inscription, "to his friend Charly Mortensen, 1935." Mortensen was the telegraph operator aboard the Hans Egede, the ship on which Kent made two of ...

From Bromer Booksellers

$45,000.00


Forty-six fine watercolours elegantly bound in a nineteenth-century album by NOVELLI, Francesco

Probaly Venice, 1825. An exquisite suite of watercolours, including a beautiful series of scenes documenting a Venetian commedia dell'arte troupe, by the Italian artist Francesco Novelli. Francesco Novelli (1767-1836), one of the preeminent artists of hi...

From Rare Illustrated Books

AU$55,000.00


The Walk, Hampstead" or "The Spaniards - Hampstead Heath" (Oil on Canvas) by Davis, John Scarlett (Leominster, 1804 - London, 1845)

1840 Oil on Canvas. According to Tony Hobbs, possibly Scarlett Davis's last work. Condition Report: The painting is in Very good condition. The frame is in good condition. The painting is signed and dated in the lower left hand corner. If you want to...

From Louis Caron

CA$26,500.00


Horizon View: Chocorua by CUMMINGS, E.E

Oil on canvas. 43" x 20". No date. No Binding. ...

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$18,000.00


Reclining Nude by CUMMINGS, E.E

Undated. 16" x 13". Oil on wood. Framed. A portrait of Cummings' wife, Marion Morehouse, reclining on a bed in a position reminiscent, presumably deliberately, of Goya's "The Naked Maja." Goya's painting was considered scandalous in its day, in a way that...

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$17,000.00


"AN EXTENSIVE WOODED LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES BY A FORD" (Oil on Canvas) by Johann Christian Vollerdt: (Leipzig, 1708 - Dresden, 1769)

1757 Oil on Canvas. Condition Report: The canvas has been relined, and does not appear to have suffered any major damages. The paint surface, which been quite recently cleaned and varnished, is in very good condition. Inspection under ultraviolet light re...

From Louis Caron

CA$21,500.00


Original Artwork by (BURROUGHS, William S.). WILSON, S. Clay

1982. Three original pen-and-ink S. Clay Wilson illustrations for the German edition of Burroughs' Cities of the Red Night. Wilson was one of the group of artists who gained exposure in the underground comix of the 1960s counterculture. After R. Crumb, he...

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$15,000.00


A Girl and Her Dog by CUMMINGS, E.E

ca. 1928. A large portrait by Cummings of his stepdaughter, Diana Barton, with one of her dogs at Joy Farm in New Hampshire, sometime between 1927 and 1930. Diana was born in 1921; Cummings met Anne Barton in 1925 and they spent several summers at Joy Far...

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$15,000.00


Barren Tree On Stormy Night by CUMMINGS, E.E

Oil on canvas. 24" x 20-1/2". Signed by Cummings on the back. No date. No Binding. ...

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$15,000.00


The Artist's Mother At Table by CUMMINGS, E.E

1942. A portrait by Cummings of his mother, Rebecca Clarke Cummings, immortalized in Cummings' words: "if there are any heavens my mother will(all by herself)have one." Oil on canvas. 15" x 20". Dated on verso, September 1, 1942. No Binding. ...

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$15,000.00


The Sacrilege of Alan Kent / Le Sacrilège d'Alan Kent (Photos!) by Alexander Calder, Erskine Caldwell

"The Sacrilege of Alan Kent / Le Sacrilège d'Alan Kent" by Erskine Caldwell (translated to French by Marcel Duhamel) is illustrated with 20 original color etchings by Alexander Calder, of which 5 are double-page etchings (including cover wrapper). Loose ...

From Pyramid Collection

$14,000.00


Vision Of Landscape by CUMMINGS, E.E

1949-01-09. Oil on canvas. 20" x 15". Signed by Cummings on the back. No Binding. ...

From Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

$13,500.00


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