Category Archives: Liza Calvert Hall – Obenchain/McMillan Collection

Private Collection of the Calvert Hall-Obenchain/McMillan Family

18C French Provincial Cherrywood Poudreuse

18C French Provincial Cherrywood Poudreuse Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 18C French Provincial Cherrywood Poudreuse with IMPECCABLE PROVENANCE. From circa 1790 and made of cherrywood,this beautifully proportioned Poudreuse or Vanity Table is oblong/rectangular in shape. The top has 2 side leafs on hinges that hinge outwards. The central top section hinges backwards to reveal a mirror. The…

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De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum by Bugenhagen 1525

De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum by Bugenhagen 1525. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum ad uenerandum Doctorem VVolfgangum Reissenbush monasterii Lichtenbergensis Prae ceptorem per Io annem Bugenhag. Pomeranum. Noremberge apud Io Petreium.  Anno M.D.XXV (1525). Published by Johannes Bugenhagen in 1525. This EXTREMELY RARE book is in EXCELLENT…

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P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti Pub by Ioannem Heruagium Basileae 1537

P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti Pub by Ioannem Heruagium Basileae 1537. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti, gata ad fidem ueterum exemplariorum a Ioanne Sichardo, Accesserunt Omniumaeditionibus, qux in bune diem extant, fragmenta quaedam Ovidii halternus non in fa, ex libres qui periere Epigrammd ion, et carmen eruditifima…

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Sartor Resartus by Carlyle Caxton Edition

Sartor Resartus by Carlyle Caxton Edition. PRESENTING an  EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of  The Caxton Edition of ‘Sartor Resartus’, The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle. Published by Belford, Clarke & Company, Chicago and New York circa 1880 This RARE book is in fair to good condition for it’s age….. some very…

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Works of Shakespeare by Crowell & Co

Works of Shakespeare by Crowell & Co. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of  The Works of William Shakespeare, Published by Thomas Y Crowell & Co., New York & London circa 1880. This RARE book is in fair condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the spine and cover……but otherwise…

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Mary Wollstonecraft Letters to Imlay by Paul 1879

Mary Wollstonecraft Letters to Imlay by Paul 1879. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of Mary Wollstonecraft, Letters to Imlay, With Prefatory Memoir By C. Kegan Paul. Published by C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1 Paternoster Square, London in 1879. Printed by Bradbury, Agnew & Co., Printers, Whitefriars, London. This EXTREMELY RARE book is…

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16C Carved Spanish Oak Stool

16C Carved Spanish Oak Stool. PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 16th CENTURY Renaissance Carved Spanish Oak Stool…..with AMAZING PROVENANCE      Habsburg Spain refers to the history of Spain over the 16th and 17th centuries (1516–1700), when it was ruled by kings from the House of Habsburg (also associated with its role in the history of Central…

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Works of Edmund Spenser by Todd 1845

Works of Edmund Spenser by Todd 1845. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of The Works of Edmund Spenser with a Selection of Notes from Various Commentators; And a Glossary Under; to which is Prefixed Some Account of the Life of Spenser by The Rev. Henry John Todd, M.A., Archdeacon of Cleveland. Published by…

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Bibliomania or Book Madness by Thomas Frognall Dibdin 1842

Bibliomania or Book Madness by Thomas Frognall Dibdin 1842. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of Bibliomania or Book Madness; A Bibliographical Romance. Illustrated with Cuts. By Thomas Frognall Dibdin, D.D. New and Improved Edition, to which are now added Preliminary Observations, and a Supplement Including a Key to The Assumed Characters in the…

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The Koran The Alcoran of Mohammed by George Sale 1844

The Koran The Alcoran of Mohammed by George Sale 1844. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of The Koran:: The Alcoran of Mohammed; translated into English immediately from the original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, taken from the most approved commentators; to which is prefixed A Preliminary Discourse by George Saler, Gent. A NEW…

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