1910s FASHION CATALOG)
Chicago. Paragon Tailoring Company. 1914. Sixteen page color illustrated men's clothing catalog; 11 x 8 1/4 inches. Four pages of fabric samples--64 in all, only three with damage. Crease down middle where evidently folded. There is staining to the free edge of the front cover that extends to several interior... Item #53289
ACTORS: VINTAGE AQUATINT)
Lane, Theodore (drawn and engraved by).
London. C. S. Arnold. 1825. Aquatint with hand-colored detail, 9 1/2 x 6 inches depicting, in comic form, the life of an actor as he progresses from "Poverty" at the bottom of the print to "Mediocrity" at the center, finally climbing the ladder through... Item #53340
Gamy (Marguerite Montaut).
Paris. Mabileau & Co. 1913. Color lithograph with pochoir (stencil) handcolor, image approximately 12 x 20 inches on sheet 17 3/4 x 35 1/2 inches. Couple of tiny edge tears, very good condition. 'Gamy' is thought to be a pseudonym of Marguerite Montaut, the wife of the... Item #50384
AVIATION - DIRIGIBLE)
Gamy (Marguerite Montaut).
Paris. Mabileau & Co. Copyright 1909. Color lithograph , image approximately 12 x 32 inches on sheet 16 1/2 x 35 1/2 inches. A few scattered foxed spots; very good condition. Two dirigibles fly low over the Rhine River with the city skyline of Cologne on the... Item #51989
CALENDAR - 1960 - STENCIL DESIGNS)
Japan. No publisher. 1959. Calendar for 1960, 12 brightly coloured hand-stenciled designs on mulberry paper, loosely inserted in a card folder with decorative title label. Sheets are approximately 14 1/2 x 11 inches. Each month features a striking seasonal design. Crease to upper right edge of first two sheets, overall... Item #53291
CALENDAR - 1961 - SERIZAWA DESIGNS)
Keisuke Serizawa (designer).
Japan. No publisher. 1960. Calendar for 1961, 12 brightly coloured hand-stenciled designs on mulberry paper, enclosed in the original mulberry paper envelope with decorative title label. Sheets are approximately 14 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. "Serizawa Calendar" label on verso (with store label pasted over half of... Item #30913
CHINA - PAPER CUTS / CUT OUTS - FOLK ART)
No date. Ca. 1960? Group of six delicate paper cuts, each slipped into folded sheet of thin tissue and then into a decorative paper envelope with Chinese title. Very good condition. Particularly delicate and attractive designs, three of blue paper and three of red paper. On the back of the... Item #53293
DECORATIVE ART - ART MODERNE / ART DECO)
New York. Gotham Book Mart. No date. Ca. 1919. 30 color (stencil) plates tipped onto black sheets with small label with plate number in the upper right margin, 13 x 9 1/2 inches, decorative papercovered boards. Considerable wear to covers, some flaking to page edges, images in fine condition. A.... Item #43584
JAPAN - NOH PLAYS)
Tsukioka Kogyo (1869-1927).
Tokyo. Daikokuya [Matsuki Heikichi]. Meiji 31. 1898. Japanese woodblock print from the publication Nogaku zue, image 9 x 13 on sheet 9 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches. Very good condition. Tsukioka Kogyo published two works on the Noh theatre, helping to popularise this form of Japanese theatre... Item #53304
MICHIGAN - BAY COUNTY)
History of Bay County Michigan, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers.
Chicago. H. R. Page & Co. 1883. Double page map with hand-color, black and white plates (engravings and lithographs), decorative endpapers, 281pp, 13 3/4 x 11 inches, decorative gilt cloth-covered boards with leather spine. Covers in poor condition with backstrip disintegrated and much of the leather missing; front joint split... Item #43994
PHILIPPINES - AMERICAN WAR) Wilcox, Marrion (edited by).
Remington, Frederic; Thulstrup, Hawkins, G. W. Peters, et al (illus).
New York. Harper & Brothers. 1900. 25 color plates, 1 full page color map, 1 half page color map, black and white maps, numerous black and white illustrations including full page and double page illustrations (tipped in), 471 pages, appendices... Item #51645
PORTRAIT: OSCAR WILDE)
McCormick, Howard (illus).
New York. P. F. Collier and Son. 10-24- 1908. Illustrated magazine, 15 x 11 inches, 30 pp. Cover reads "Dramatic Number" and features dramatist Oscar Wilde at a writing desk where a cascade of ghost-like imagined countenances are assembled. Page 3 states "Drawn and Engraved on Wood... Item #53355
Houbraken, Jacobus (illus).
London. I. & P. Knapton. 1747. Engraving of Shakespeare by Jacobus Houbraken on wove paper approximately 16 1/2 x 10 3/8 inches; signed in the plate and inscribed Amst. 1747. Beneath and to the left of this inscription is the text "Impensis I. & P. Knapton, Londini... Item #53350
Philadelphia. Hoag, Wade & Company. 1878. Full page black and white lithographic plates, black and white map, all edges gilt, iv+370pp, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, decorative gilt embossed brown cloth covered boards (hardbound), rebacked with gilt-lettered brown cloth. A good copy, save for a faint damp stain 1 x.... Item #47035
Basire, James (engraved by).
[London]. No date. Ca. 1765. Two engravings on sheet size 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches depicting "The Great Circus begun by Romulus and Finished by Tarquin" and "Domitian's Naumachia." Very good clean condition. Sharply defined engravings on laid paper depicting two Roman structures intended for spectacular "entertainments." Item #53320
VINTAGE THEATRE PROGRAM) Mamet, David.
London. The National Theatre (Cottesloe). 1983. Three-panel playbill, 10 x 6 inches each panel, for the "Premiere of a New Play by David Mamet," Glengarry Glen Ross, which opened 21 September 1983 at the Cottesloe Theatre. Playbill includes short essay by Mamet regarding the background of the play and an... Item #53366
WALLPAPER CATALOG - COLOR DECO)
Chicago. Montgomery Ward U.S.A. 1936. Catalog of approximately 76 sheets of wall-paper patterns (many deco-inspired) in full color, with a number heavily textured to achieve a pebbled or granulated surface. Each sample in very good clean condition. An exceptional catalog of particular interest to those interested in 30s deco-inspired motifs... Item #53416