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Trade Cards showing the comet of 1882

Trade cards showing the comet of 1882 and a Puck cover for 1910 -The Heavenly Porter

General Winfield Scott is pictured as The Great War Comet of 1861 in this Vanity Fair illustration. An original 1557 page with hand-colored woodcuts from Lycosthenes’ rare Book of Omens and Portents. One of the most unusual and beautifully illustrated books of the Renaissance showing medieval superstition with a comet, plague, & a fireball. Lycosthenes [Conrad Wolffhart] Omens and Portents from Prodigiorum Ac Ostentorum Chronicon Basel, Switzerland, Henricpeteri, 1557.

1785 Hand colored print of comet passing in front of sun, Paris for "Histoire Naturelle, Generale et Particuliere" by the Comte de Buffon

An original 1549 page with hand-colored woodcuts from Johannes Stumpf [or Stumpff] Zurich, 1549, Hand colored Woodcut. Johann Stumpf (1500 - 1578) was an early writer on the history and topography of Switzerland. 8.0 x 13.5 inches. The 1986 Halley's Comet above the skies of Santiago, Chile, done as a hammered and painted copper image. 9 7/8 x 13 inches.

Comet Postcards from 1910

A group of political cartoons and "Oh little one, if you were the Earth, I would be the comet".

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