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
BIRDS / ORNITHOLOGY)
Beeton's Book of Birds: showing How to Rear and Manage Them in Sickness and in Health. Cover title: Book of Birds.
Weir, Harrison and R. Huttula (illus).
London. S. O. Beeton. No date. Ca. 1870. 6 color plates (color wood engravings), black and white in-text illustrations, all edges gilt, xii+352pp, 7 1/4 x 5 inches, embossed decorative gilt lettered cloth covered boards and spine (hardbound). Wear and light soiling to covers... Item #41312
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
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
FISH / BIRDS / CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS)
Game Birds and Fishes of North America. (Plates originally published in Fish and Game of the State of New York. Seventh Report. Forest, Fish and Game Commission.)
Denton; W. B. Gillette, J. L. Ridgway (illus).
New York. The University Society. Copyright 1913. 40 chromolithographic plates (20 of fish and 20 of birds), 12 x 9 1/4 inches, loose in brown paper-covered boards with three ribbon ties. Boards lightly worn with some soiling. Overall the plates are in... Item #51224
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
NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS)
Paris. Firmin Didot. [ 1878]. Chromolithograph, image 8 1/2 x 13 inches on sheet size 10 x 14 1/2 inches. Very good: light pencil notation to lower right corner; a bright image. A particularly interesting image illustrating all aspects of Esquimo life including tools, housing and man, woman... Item #46192
OREGON - POLITICS - WAYNE MORSE RE-ELECTION POSTER)
Portland, OR. 1968 Re-elect Wayne Morse Committee. 1968. Color poster, 20 x 12 1/4 inches on sheet 21 x 14 inches. Couple of tiny spots in margin, light crease to lower right corner, very good condition. Psychedelic poster for the failed re-election bid of long-time Oregon Senator Wayne Morse. First... Item #53586
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
ROBINSON, CHARLES) Bingham, Clifton and Jennie Chappell, Felix Leigh et al.
Robinson, Charles and John Hassall, Alice Woodward, Gordon Browne et al (illus).
New York. Frederick A. Stokes Company. No date. Ca. 1905. Color and black and white full page and in-text illustrations, 192pp, 11 x 8 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper-covered boards with cloth spine (hardbound). Cover extremities rubbed exposing... Item #43603
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