Santa’s Gift Guide 2019.  Find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list this Holiday Season.

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Santa’s Gift Guide 2019 for Travelers!
Strange Weird Gifts for Unique People.

Santa’s Gift Guide 2019 for Travelers!

Travel Back in Time to the Ends of the Earth this Holiday Season… with Santa’s Gift Guide 2019.

Gift Them Framed Antique Celestials of Sagittarius, Libra & Aries

A selection of framed celestials of  Sagittarius, Libra & Aries.  Framed with archival materials in black with gold liner. Hand colored copper plate engravings published circa 1800.  Bright colors, excellent condition and specially priced.  16′ wide x 14′ high. $235. each.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

Travel Back in Time to the Earth Centered Universe with this Ptolomee Map from 1761.

A lovely antique map from 1761 Centre du Monde Ptolomee. A wonderful Eighteenth Century depiction of the Geocentric theory of Ptolemy.  A hand colored engraving which is over 250 years old.   18×25″     $750.    Call to place your order:  413-245-4197

An Ultimate Map of the Northern Pole Showing Heights of Mountains & Lengths of Rivers.

English 1834 hand colored steel engraving with great perspective with superb details noting the lengths of rivers and the heights of mountains from the North Pole, known as Santa Claus Land.Ultimate  13 1/2 x 16 1/4″ $250.

Ultimate Traveler’s Map Northern Pole. English 1834 hand colored steel engraving with great perspective. 131/2 x 161/4″ $250.

1730 Seutter Planisphaerium Coeleste.  A Rare Map of the Heavens Identified.

A striking antique map of the Heavens published in 1730 by Matthaus Seutter, first an engraver then publisher located in Nuremberg, Germany.  Cartography was his passion.  It is not surprising that he is still considered to be one of the most important cartographers of the early Eighteenth Century.

21×24″  $2500.  Call 413-245-4197 to place you order.

Mount Vesuvius with it’s Eruption!  1767

Mount Vesuvius with its Eruption 1767. English copper plate engraving on hand made rag paper. There are old folds because it was folded and inserted into a book.  9 1/4 wide x 8 1/4″ high.     $95.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

Three Terrestrial & Celestial Globes & Spheres. Antique Astronomy Engravings from 1761.

A set of three French hand colored copper plate engraving on hand made laid rag paper from 1761.  Each piece is highly detailed showing the Earth, heavens, and the axis. The astrological maps have exceptional decorative borders around the text and illustrations.  $750. each or the three for $1750. shipped.

Time Travel with Santa over Sixteenth Century Paris & Greece,

Time Travel to Sixteenth Century Paris & Greece with Santa’s Gift Guide 2019.  Wood block engravings, printed in 1560.  Both antique maps are rare mid 16th Century depictions of the Grecian Islands & Paris by Muenster.  Each piece measures 12 1/2 x 16″  $550. each.

Framed Antique Italy Map 1720

A highly detailed copper plate engraved antique map of Italy from 1720.  Important statistical information flank the lovely depiction of Italy.  It is framed as I found it.   17 1/2 x 31 1/2″    $500.

Strange Weird Gifts for Unique People.

Ho! Ho! Gift the hard to gift person with something that not only is unique but is an antique with all kinds of history.  Throughout history people have been fascinated in strange unusual creatures of every sort.  Luckily sights were recorded by naturalists & scientists, and translated into lithographs and engravings, such as the following gallery of oddities…

The Head of a DoDo Bird from 1794.

A rare English 18th Century depiction of a DoDo.  5 1/2 x 9 1/4″ $250.

 

Santa’s top pick this Holiday: an Antique Marijuana Print from 1853.

Santa’s Gift Guide 2019 all around winner is this antique marijuana print.  It is a German hand colored engraving of Cannabis or Marijuana.  8×10″  $325.

Need just the right gift? Top pick is this Marijuana Engraving 1853. A German hand colored engraving of Cannabis. 8×10″ $325.

The Dial of Fortune… “Be your own Astrologer and Physician.”

A super cool antique lithograph, printed in colors. @11×15″ $100.

An Idea on the Big Bang Creation 1734.  Quite an unusual engraving.

The big bang creation.  1734, early 18th Century.  An usual depiction of the creation of the universe.  It was published in 1734 in Germany.  The strike of the copper pate engraving is strong and exact appearing to be an early strike of 300 or so strikes.   Intense ink with depth.  @9 x 15″ $225.

 

Colorful Antique Lithographs of Knights Jousting from the Mid Nineteenth Century.

Colorful Antique Lithographs o Knights Jousting. Sold in sets of two c.1840 metallic water colored lithographs, each piece measures 8 1/4 x 14 1/4″ ; 8 1/4 x 15 1/2″  Each pair is priced at $550. with U.S. shipping & insurance.

A Scientific Depiction:  18th Century Two Headed Cat LX

A rare copper plate engraving of a two headed cat that was published in Paris from 1749-1761.  Details will accompany the purchase with a detailed biography of a wild 18th century French scientist & naturalist.  @ 9×11″  $185.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

See More strange creature horns, etc…

Horns Skull Antique Print XVIII

For the person who needs a gift,  but what they like is the dark underground…

Mammoth Cave Kentucky 1840 German steel plate engraving of the cave’s interior. 7 3/4 x 11 1/2″ $45.

Anonymous Animal or L’Animal Anoyme

A charming French hand colored copper plate engraving on hand made paper of a strange weird little animal that nobody named.  So Buffon, a famous scientist called him “Anonymous Animal or L’Animal Anoyme.”   Published from 1749-1761 in Paris.    8 1/4 x 10 1/4″  $100.

Medieval Depiction Fact or Fiction ??? The perfect gift… a bizarre circa 1646 copper plate engraving.

Medieval Depiction Fact or Fiction ??? The perfect gift… a bizarre circa 1646 copper plate engraving.  Published in Germany in 1646.   8 1/4 x 13 1/2″   $75.

 

Favorite gifts for bird watchers this Holiday Season!

Birding is a top hobby in America. Are you looking for the right gift for the bird watchers on your list? At Anne Hall Antique Prints we will help you find the perfect piece of art to thrill the birder on your Christmas and Holiday list. Give them the gift they will love for years to come…

Decorative & Magnificent Magpies!

Santa’s Gift Guide 2019 Magpies. Framed John Gould Hand Colored Lithograph from Birds of Asia. c.1860. Outstanding archival framing.  Each piece measures 30×36″  Sold as a pair $7000.  shipped in the U.S.  Call 413-245-4197 to speak with Anne.

Top Pick for Birders from Santa’s Gift Guide 2019:  Early 19th Century Engravings of a Crow & Raven.

This beautiful pair of early 19th Century hand color engravings was published in England by John Prideaux Selby from 1817-1834 on water marked J. Whatman paper.  Selby Raven Hand Colored Engraving & Selby Carrion Crow Engraving.  Each measures 19 1/2 x 23 1/2.”

 

Santa Says: “the John Gould Hummingbirds Gold Bamboo Frame is the Perfect Gift!”

Certainly this fabulous John Gould Hummingbirds Gold Bamboo Framed An English circa 1860 hand colored antique hummingbird lithograph by John Gould in superior condition. Double museum matting with UV glass in a gold leaf over red paint bamboo frame. Excellent condition. One of Gould’s finest depictions of hummingbirds with exceptional flowers. 24×30″ $2000. shipped in the U.S.

Click to buy below or Call 413-245-4197 and Mention Santa’s Gift Guide 2019.

 

John Gould Hummingbirds Gold Bamboo Frame

Holiday Bird Gifts!  Framed Antique Lithographs & Hand Colored Engravings!

From Antique hand colored engravings of crows and ravens to hand colored lithographs of bird’s nests our frame jobs complement the subject matter.

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Antique Hand Colored Nest Lithographs in Silver Leaf Frames.

Antique Hand Colored Nest Lithographs in Silver Leaf Frames. Each piece was published in London 1890 and comes with archival framing of an egg suspended over a bird’s nest. 11×14″ $135. each or the four $400. with free U.S. shipping.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

A study of birds nests & their eggs, hand colored & framed.

Birds Nests Study Framed. c. 1865-1885 A German hand colored lithograph depicting several nests and eggs. Archival matting & UV glass to protect the antique print. The frame is deep black brown with gold inset. Excellent condition with minor wear. 18×22″ $300. shipped in the U.S.

Birds Nests Study Framed. c. 1865-1885 A German hand colored lithograph depicting several nests and eggs. 18×22″ $300. shipped in the U.S.

A Beautifully Framed Engraving by Martinet: Kingfishers or Martin-pecheur.

Framed Martinet Kingfishers. Martin-pecheur. A superb 18th Century hand colored antique engraving by Francois Martinet. It comes from the finest French work produced on Birds. 1770-1783. A staff of 70 worked diligently for 13 years to complete the work. An incredible archival frame job. $575. shipped in the U.S.

Ardetta Minuta Framed.  A lovely antique water bird lithograph.

Ardetta Minuta Framed. 1840-1880 Hand colored lithograph by John Gould of a Bittern with archival framing, measuring 34″ wide x 28″ $1600.

Unique Antique Dog, Cat & Horse Christmas Gifts!

From antique bookends to antique dog, cat & horse lithographs & engravings,  check names off your shopping list this Holiday Season with unique gifts from Santa’s Gift Guide 2019.  Shop for dog bookends from Anne’s personal collection.

Rare Duke of Newcastle Equestrian Dressage Engravings from 1737

Duke of Newcastle Dressage Prints from 1737, published in England.  Rare copper plate engravings with later water coloring.  Exquisite renditions of the most famous work published on Dressage.  Each piece measure 16 1/2″ wide x 13 1/2″ high.  Sold as a pair $1750.  Call 413-245-4197 to order.

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See my main website for additional cat & dog engravings & lithographs.

Magnificent Newcastle Dressage Engraving, a rare copper plate on hand made rag.

Magnificent Newcastle Dressage Engraving,  a rare copper plate on hand made hand laid rag. Published in England 1737-1743. @ 19″wide x 16″ high.  $800. with free U.S. Shipping.  Call 413-245-4197.

A great antique gift for Staffordshire collectors & dog lovers.

Staffordshire Dog Statue c1850. Purchased from William Shaeffer’s Antiques who specialized in Antique Staffordshire figurines. I was set up next to him at the Williamsburg VA Antiques Show for years. He assured this was an excellent example of a circa 1850 Staffordshire Dog Antique Figurine.  4″ wide, 5″ high, 2″ deep.  $250.

 

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Santa’s Favorite Gifts for Gardeners 2019!

Looking for the right gift for a gardener this Holiday Season?  Make someone feel special when you give them a beautiful antique print from Santa’s Gift Guide 2019.

Give her the perfect pair of antique tulip prints.  It will ring a smile to her face everyday.

Van Houtteano Framed Tulip Lithographs. He had the largest Nursery on the continent, and actually opened his own lithography firm in order to published images of what was available.  These are Belgian 1845-1888 hand finished color lithographs with archival framing. Each piece measures 22″ wide x 26″ high. $2200. for the pair.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

Surprise them this Holiday with this awesome gift!  A trio of antique insect lithographs from 1885.

A trio of antique lithographs of insects and flowers from 1885.  American and published in New York.  Framed in high end fruitwood burl picture frame molding, double fancy cut museum mats and under UV glass.

Each piece measures 13 x 16″ with the frame.  $650. for the three shipped by ground in the U.S.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

Framed Bavarian Castle with Gardens Schlot Zilhofen from 1703

Framed Castle Engraving with Formal Gardens located at Schlot Zilhofen in old Bavaria, Germany.  The date of this antique print is 1703. Framed to protect,  with the best archival supplies.  Historic documentation provided with purchase.  28″ wide x 20″ high.  $650. Shipped in the U.S.

Santa’s Gift Guide 2019:  A super set of English antique fern lithographs with archival framing.

Purchase this super set of three 1854-1875 lithographs, printed in colors from lightest to darkest similar to the way silk screening is done today.  Framed to high standards with double museum mats, with a tiny hint of crème, UV glass and a beautiful fruitwood burl frame.  Additional ferns can be added to this set at an additional charge.

Each piece measures 13×18″  and the set of three is priced at $525.  with free U.S. ground shipping.   Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

 

Gift the gardener with something unusual! A Framed Fleur Animee Morning Glory from 1855.

Give the gardener who has everything this charming hand colored steel plate engraving from Paris, 1855. J.J. Grandville was quite creative when he depicted this lady animated into a morning glory flower. It is framed in museum matting, UV glass in a timeless gold leaf picture frame molding. A very little wear to the frame.  Measuring 13 x 16″ $250. with free shipping in the U.S. by ground.

Santa Said Mrs. Claus Will Adore the Candy Striped Tulip Lithograph from Europe!

Consider this special gift for someone who loves Tulips. A beautifully framed antique tulip lithograph with water color finished, published by the largest nursery on the continent in Belgium 1845-1888.  17 x 20″ framed. $350. Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

Framed VanHoutte Tulip Lithograph

Shop Click & Buy Now Botany Options, separate from our main website of flowers & botany, once there, scroll down or search.

Antique Orchid Lithographs Make Great Holiday Gifts!

Think how great these antique lithographs will look in the home.  Beautifully framed with archival materials in beach blond frames.  The antique orchid lithographs were published in Belgium circa 1890.

Each piece measures 19×23″ and are priced at $335. each.  We accept all credit cards.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

See all orchids on my main website, by clicking here.

Maria Sybilla Merian’s Metamorphosis Insects of Europe 1730. Paperwhite Daffodils.

Very rare and a top paperwhite daffodils depiction with insects.  By Maria Sybilla Merian, perhaps the greatest entomologist of all times,  and her daughters.   Merian Butterfly Narcissus Engraving from 1730.  Framed with the best archival materials.  See our collection of Merian Insects.

Size:  13 x 16″   Price $600.   Call to order 413-245-4197.

Merian Butterfly Narcissus Engraving

A Rare Depiction of Grapes by Maria Sybilla Merian from Insects of Surinam 1730 with special holiday pricing when you order from Santa’s Gift Guide 2019.

This is your opportunity to own one of the rarest works published on entomology, let alone by a woman! A magnificent folio depiction of grapes and the insects which fed upon them by Maria Sybilla Merian. Rare hand colored copper plate engraving on hand made hand laid linen rag in excellent condition.

Excellent condition and bright hand coloring.  Double matted to 20 x 24″ $1200.  Call 413-245-4197 to place your order.

Merian Surinam Insects

15 Antique Gardening Lithographs for the Farmer on Your List!

15 Antique Gardening Lithographs published circa 1935 in Fredonia, New York by the Card Seed Company. Antique vegetable seed packets for Gardeners, unused & mint condition.

15 Antique Gardening Lithographs

 

Be Unique & Buy Antique this Holiday Season!

Be unique and buy antiques and make this year great when you find the perfect gift by shopping Santa’s Gift Guide 2019 at Anne Hall Antique Prints!   Thanks for visiting!

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