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Prints 19th century
ANONYMOUS.,  La Crise salutaire., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - La Crise salutaire.
Paris, 1814, In original colours.. 238x151mm. In good condition, a little age toned, some old fixings on verso showing through. In an old age toned off white mount.
In this` fine French caricature we see Napoleon seated in side profile to the left on an ornate chair-commode, clasping his knees, benign forward to vomit into a bowl held by a large doctor (larger in scale than his patient).
The doctor wears a long black gown and a centre- parted wig, which f...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DAUMIER, H.,  [Macaire] Exploitation de l'amitié. Mon cher Alphonse... (Plate 58), antique map, old maps DAUMIER, H. - [Macaire] Exploitation de l'amitié. Mon cher Alphonse... (Plate 58)
Paris, 1864, Uncoloured.. 240x230mm. Litho printed on white wove paper without text on the verso.
Macaire personified the clever business man, who was willing at any time to throw moral and ethical principles overboard for a quick buck. His personality fitted exactly to the period so well described by Alexis de Tocqueville: self-enrichment at all levels and a Government run on shareholders princ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LANCON, A.,  Mouzon près de la route de Villemonty 30 Aout 1810 - 2 heures, antique map, old maps LANCON, A. - Mouzon près de la route de Villemonty 30 Aout 1810 - 2 heures
Paris, 1870, Uncoloured.. 150x227mm. Etching, signed in the plate. Wide margins. Size of the sheet 405 x 570 mm.
Military scene by Auguste Lançon (1836-1885), painter and etcher, was active during the war of 1870. Engaged in an ambulance of the press, he sent day by day his drawings on the horrors of the war to the newspapers.

Well-known for his military scenes and animal studies, Auguste Andre Lançon w...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 0
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LYDIS, Mariette,  Dessins de Mariette Lydis pour illustrer les Fleurs du Mal. (PL IV. La Beauté), antique map, old maps LYDIS, Mariette - Dessins de Mariette Lydis pour illustrer les Fleurs du Mal. (PL IV. La Beauté)
Paris, G.Govane, 1928, Colored lithography.. 170x138mm. Size of the sheet 330mm x 250mm. Fine condition.
" La Beauté" - Lithography enhanced with watercolors and signed in pencil by Mariette Lydis, to illustrate Baudelaire's poems of "Les Fleurs du Mal".

Mariette Lydis (Vienna 1887-Buenos Aires 1970) was an Austrian painter who had success in Paris in the 1930s, then in Argentina where she e...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3