Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. -- May 14, 2011 - Estate Treasures Auction - 3:00 PM Featuring two private Raleigh Estates; a Collection from Ocean Isle; and a Collection from Richmond, Virginia. Offerings include silver, estate jewelry, paintings, furniture, rugs, books, and more!
Lot 3029. Six Poetical Books - "London Rhymes" Frederick Locker, 1884, leatherbound; "Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" Edward Fitzgerald, english ed.; "An Outline Sketh of American Literature" Henry A. Beers, 1887; "American Prose" 1880; "Homer's Illiad" William Tappen, 1902; "Maupassant" Walter J. Black Co., 1903.
Lot 3030. Three World Travels Books - "The Lost Days of Pompeii" Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bert, 1873; "Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World" Lemuel Gulliver, circa 1900; "Rome Through the Stereoscope" D.J. Ellison, 1902.
Lot 3031. 11 Books on Painting & Style - "International Arts & Crafts" Michael Robinson, 2005; "Keys to Successful Landscape Painting" Foster Caddell, 1976; "Painting Nature's Quiet Places" Thomas Aquinas Daly, 1985; 3 Books on the "Life and Times of: Leonardo, Elizabeth and Michelangelo" Curtis Books, 1965; "Classic Textile Designs" Dupont-Auberville, 1989; 3 Walter T. Foster "How To" Paint books.
Lot 3032. 11 Art Books - "Abbot Graves, Garden Masterpieces" Vose Galleries of Boston, 2001; "The Art of Landscapes" Edmund Swinglehurst, 1994; "Rembrandt" Michael Bockemuhl, 2001; "Paintings by the Fauves: 1904-1908, Brilliant Days" MET, 1992; "Vermeer" Martin Bailey, 1995; Victorian Painting" Lionel Lambourne, 1999; "Her Face, Image of the Virgin Mary in Art" Marion Wheeler, 1998; "Manet & the Sea" Bareau & Degner, 2004; "Great French Painting from the Barnes Foundation" Alfred Knopf, 1993; "John Singer Sargent" Kilmurray & Ormond, 1999; "The Portait Painter's Problem Book" Burns & Singer, 1979.
Lot 3033. An Early Southern Religious Book - "Gathered Flowerets; or, The Early Dead" Thomas O. Summers, 1855; Depicts frightening tales of little Souther children (girls) who have passed on due to their bad ways. "They may see, by these examples, with what peace and triumph a little Christian child may die" -pg5 from Editor.
Lot 3034. Six Books on Art - "The Hudson River School" Louise Minks, 2003; "Fairy Art" Iain Zaczek, 2006; "Thomas Cole" Matthew Baigell, 1985; "Edouard Vuillard" Cogaval, 2004; "The Hidden Life of Art" Clare Gibson, 2006; "Peter Paul Rubens, The Drawings" Met., 2005.
Assorted: (2) Vintage New Haven Art Nouveau figural desk clocks; Delftware; Royal Doulton china; Adams Calyxware china service; Vintage Tycos (New York) scale; Dresden Porcelain figural centerbowl; Gold-filled handled walking stick; Vintage military photos including WWI shots with General Pershing and airplane crashes in the 1910s and 1920s; Art glass paperweights; 1948 Rookwood pottery vase; (2) German Putnam dolls; Vintage ivory & mahogany Mah Jong set; Sessions mantel clock; French "LeMaire" mother-of-pearl opera glasses with original box and velvet bag; Chinese ginger jar; Carved bone handle for Japanese sword; Rosenthal porcelain miniature plaque with Alpine scene; Japanese game sets in lacquered cases; 19th century Japanese rice barrel with carved and painted dragon decoration; Waterford crystal wine bucket; (4) Blanc-de-chine pierced table lamps; Art Nouveau period pewter dresser box; Stangl pottery; (3) Contemporary humidors; R.S. Prussia tea set; St. Bernard china figure; Scrimshaw reproduction; Soapstone carvings; 10kt & 14kt Gold estate jewelry; Brass trivets; Atlantis crystal; English busts; Lenox; Cobalt cut to clear glassware; Flygsfors Swedish art glass mid-century vase; Assorted modern