1789 JOURNAL NARRATIVE FROM) Hubbell, Seth
Hartland, Vermont. Solitarian Press (Marvin E. Hatch). 1941. Twenty-four page narrative of winter hardships suffered in the Vermont wilderness as recorded by a 30 year old settler in 1789, with Introduction by the publisher. This Narrative is followed by a one page poem (author unknown) titled "Joy and Trouble." Booklet... Item #53591
1890s HOME FURNISHINGS CATALOG)
London. Bartholomew & Fletcher. No date. Ca. 1890. Profusely illustrated furniture catalog from the highly regarded London firm (established 1843) of Bartholomew & Fletcher; premises at 217 & 219 Tottenham Court Road (London W). Paper wraps; 10 ½ x 14 ½ inches; 79 pp. On verso of page one catalog... Item #53638
BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)
Ca. 1840. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 15 from one of William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volumes. Three beautifully patterned multicolored butterflies, the botanical background is etched in lightly. Engraved by Lizars. Item #34676
CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES / OLYMPICS)
1932 Olympic Map. Olympic Games. Los Angeles July 30-Aug. 14 1932. California U.S.A.Map title: The Tenth Olympic Games. Los Angeles California. July 30 - Aug. 14 '32. A Complete Map of Los Angeles Area and Guide...
Atwood, Mary Hall (map designer).
Los Angeles. Union Oil Company. 1932. Color pictographic / pictorial map with pictorial border on sheet 19 x 24 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 9 1/2 x 4 inches, text and smaller color pictorial map on verso. Apparently previously glued along the upper edge... Item #35415
Prestele, William H. (illus).
U. S. Department of Agriculture. 1892. Chromolithograph, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 x 5 1/2 inches. Small chip to upper left edge (outside image area). Very good condition. An attractive antique print of cherries, shown as the fruit with a leafy stalk... Item #48173
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society. 06- 1927. June 1927 issue of the magazine, in paper wrappers as issued, llittle paper loss to head and tail of spine, interior very good. Interesting articles: "Ho for the Soo Chow Ho", "The Geography of China", "Life Afloat in China", "New China and the... Item #28044
Four Seas Records. THREE ONLY of a set of four 10 inch 33 1/3 RPM records, each in plastic slip case included in an gilt lettered embossed vinyl folder, 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Light wear to folder, apparently missing a fourth record; records appear in very good condition;... Item #52167
CHINESE PITH PAINTING OF A BIRD)
No date. Circa early to mid 1800s. Original Chinese watercolor painting on pith paper, image approximately 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. The sheet has been tipped onto an album sheet; two small holes in the pith paper at lower left, not affecting the image area. Exquisite image with soft... Item #53474
CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC PLATES) Taylor, J. E.
Edinburgh. John Grant. 1904. Fourth edition. 8 chromolithographic plates (each with 4 figures), black and white illustrations, xxiv + 347 pp, index, 8vo, color decorative cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Good condition, light wear to extremities, corners lightly bumped, 1905 bookplate front pastedown, very light foxing on some pages. Plates very clean. Item #29879
COLORADO - ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK)
Ruth, C. H. (illus).
Copyright 1940. Black and white pictorial / pictographic map, 22 x 16 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 9 x 4 1/4 inches. Light soiling to covers and small area of lower map, very good condition. The map by C H Ruth covers the area from... Item #48887
Covarrubias (cover illus). Neysa McMein (color illus).
Conde Nast Publications. 06- 1933. Complete June 1933, issue of magazine, 64pp, 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Very light scattered soiling to covers, overall very good condition. Cover illustration "The Wailing Wall of Gold" by Covarrubias; this... Item #47645
DECO HOME DECOR)
Chicago. Homefurnishing Arts, Inc. 1934. Fall/Winter. Volume II, No. II. Hardcover color-illustrated volume, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, 100 pp., picturing furnishings for the home organized on a room by room basis (living room, dining room, bed room) with additional color-illustrated coverage devoted to furniture, lamps, carpets, etc. and and... Item #53624
DRAMA: JOSEPH AND HIS BRETHREN) Parker, Louis N.
London. The Stage Pictorial Publishing Company. 1913. No. 135. Vol. XXII. Illustrated magazine of presumed theatrical interest; 11 3/4 x 9 inches; pp 101-120 plus front and back matter pp i-xvi. Very good condition. Heavily illustrated with photos from the "pageant play" starring Herbert Beerbohm Tree (Jacob) and Maxine Elliott... Item #53621
EASTERN EUROPE - OTTOMAN EMPIRE)
Carte Geographique du Theatre de la Guerre en General representant le Royaume de Hongarie, la Principauté de Transylvanie, et les Royaumes de Croacie, de Dalmacie, de Esclavonie de Bosnie, de Servie, Les Principautés de Moldavie, de Valachie...
Lotter, Tobie Conrad (mapmaker).
Augsburg. No date. Ca. 1771. Copper plate engraved map with original handcolor in four sheets. Each sheet measures 23 x 28 inches, the map area on each sheet 18 1/2 x 22 3/4 inches. These sheets are not backed or joined but have been loosely attached... Item #53575
New York. Dell Publishing Co., Inc. 1958-1959. Three film "fan" magazines featuring cover photos and articles about actress Elisabeth Taylor, two from 1958 and one from 1959. From 1958, the July issue of Modern Screen features "the most tender and tragic love story of our time..." (Taylor and husband #... Item #53611
ENGLAND - BATH)
Cotterell, T. Sturge (map prepared by).
Bath, England. The Spa Committee of the Corporation of the City of Bath. 1939. 5th Edition. A 33 pp brochure and folded map housed in stiff paper covers 9 x 6 inches and bearing the title "Historic Map of Bath." When unfolded, the color... Item #53614
ENGLAND - BATH)
Bath, England. The Spa Committee of the Corporation of the City of Bath. 1939. 5th Edition. A 33 pp brochure and folded map housed in stiff paper covers 9 x 6 inches and bearing the title "Historic Map of Bath." When unfolded, the color map ("Prepared by T. Sturge Cotterell")... Item #53605
ENGLAND - CAMBRIDGE) Philips' "Wayabout" Maps No. 1
Philips' "Wayabout" Maps. Herein is a Pictorial Map Shewing the way about Cambridge. Map title: Cambridge. No. 1. of Philips' "Wayabout" series of Pictorial Maps by Spencer Hoffman.
Hoffman, G. Spencer (illus).
London. George Philip & Son. 1929. Folded color map in stiff paper covers 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Map unfolds to approximately 16 x 20 inches. Colleges are identified by numbers referenced in a key; Churches by roman numerals and University and City Buildings by... Item #39799
ENGLAND - CORNWALL)
London. Valentine & Sons. No date. Ca. 1950s. Colorful pictorial map approximately 12 x 14 inches that folds to protective covers 6 x 7 inches. Front cover shows wear and discoloration; verso of map has scrawled signature and four spots suggesting it was once glued into a scrap book. Light... Item #53617
ENGLAND - LONDON TRAM MAP)
London. L. C. C. Trams. No date. Ca. 1924. Folded brochure, approximately 4 x 6 2/3 inches unfolding to color map 16 x 20 inches depicting the routes of L.C.C.'s London tram service. Cover depicts a tram traveling along London's Victoria Embankment. When unfolded, text on one side of the... Item #53616
ENGLAND - LONDON)
London. Port of London Authority. No date. Ca. 1951. Four page brochure with color folded map 8 x 33 1/2 inches depicting, on seven panels, eight docks lying in close relation to one another, commencing with the London Docks adjacent to The Tower. The map's eighth panel features the Tilbury... Item #52517
ENGLAND - OXFORD)
Philips' "Wayabout" Maps. Herein is a Pictorial Map Shewing the way about Oxford. Map title: Oxford. No. 2. of Philips' Wayabout" series of Pictorial Maps by Spencer Hoffman.
Hoffman, Spencer (illus).
London. George Philip & Son. 1929. Folded color map in stiff paper covers 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Map unfolds to approximately 16 x 20 inches. Colleges are identified by numbers referenced in a key; Churches by roman numerals and University and City Buildings by letters... Item #39798
FEMALE EXECUTIVE'S SCRAPBOOK)
Springfield, MA. 1920-1940s. Scrapbook, 12 x 9 inches, black textured covers. News clippings beginning in the early 1920s tell the story of a Springfield, Massachusetts woman who, upon the death of her husband in 1917, took over management of his business becoming, according to a 1928 clipping, "the executive head... Item #53596
FILM PROGRAM) D. W. Griffith.
Reliance-Majestic Studios. 1915. One sheet from the Tremont Theatre (Boston) program for "The Birth of a Nation." One side states the D. W. Griffith production is "An Historical Drama in Two Acts, founded on Thomas Dixon's Story 'The Clansman.'" This information is followed by "Note-There will be an intermission of... Item #53642
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government. 1859. Lithograph, hand colored, image area approximately 9 x 6 3/4 inches on sheet 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Very good condition; binding holes in left margin just outside neat line. An exceptionally fine handcolored lithograph issued in the "Reports of Explorations and Surveys, To Ascertain... Item #33346