Edwards, S. T. (illus).
St. Geo. Crescent. W. Curtis. April 1 1791. Hand colored engraving, plate size approximately 8 x 4 3/4 inches on sheet size 9 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition on laid paper. Plate # 153 from Curtis's Botanical Magazine. With text sheet. An exquisite image... Item #28864
1930s FILM STARS)
London, England. Carreras Ltd. No date. Ca. Mid- 1930s. Rectangular album, 8 ½ x 5 ¼ inches, 14 photo illustrated pages featuring actual black and white photos of film stars of the era, depicted in oval format. Only one space is devoid of a photo: the oval calling for the... Item #53735
1960s POPULAR CULTURE) Cheever, John; Joan Didion et al.
Addams, Charles (illus).
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Company. 1967. Bound volume containing issues August 12 to December 30 of the magazine (#s 16 to 26), library cloth binding (hardbound) 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches, with color pictorial wrappers bound in. Ex-library with minimal markings: library stamp and address label to... Item #52988
1960s STYLE / SURFING) Carre, John; William Faulkner, Philip Roth et al.
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Company. 1967. Bound volume containing issues January 14 to July 29 of the magazine (#s 1 to 15), library cloth binding (hardbound) 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches, with color pictorial wrappers bound in. Ex-library with minimal markings: library stamp and address label to each cover. Light... Item #52980
Rosenberg, C. T. (del). Stroobant (chromo).
[London]. No date. Ca. 1870-1881. Chromolithograph, image size approximately 8 1/2 x 6 inches on sheet 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. A few faint foxed spots, very good condition. A lovely chromolithograph of a flowering auricula plant, from The Florist and Pomologist and Suburban Gardener, London, circa 1870-1881. Item #46490
Regel, Miss E. (del). Stroobant (chromo).
[London]. No date. Ca. 1870-1881. Chromolithograph, image size approximately 8 1/2 x 6 inches on sheet 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. A few pin-hole sized spots, very good condition. A stunning chromolithograph of two flowering auricula plants, from The Florist and Pomologist and Subrban Gardener, London, circa 1870-1881. Item #46491
AUSTRALIA - BOTTLE BRUSH - BOTANY BAY)
Edwards (del). Sansom (sculp).
St. Geo. Crescent. W. Curtis. 04-01- 1794. Hand colored engraving, plate size approximately 8 x 4 1/2 inches on sheet size 9 x 5 1/4 inches. Very good condition on wove paper. Repaired 1 inch tear at upper left edge (just entering plate area). Clean and... Item #53244
BEER - Anheuser-Busch / COTTON)
Duvoisin, Roger (cover illus).
NY. Time-Fortune. 07- 1935. Volume XII. Number 1. July 1935 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 144pp, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light wear to covers, spine slightly cocked overall very good condition. Many interesting articles in this... Item #36369
Tucker, Ethel (illus).
Bermuda. E. & C. F. Tucker. Ca. 1941. Nine color prints (some duplicates), each 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches tipped in on 6 1/4 x 9 1/8 inch cards. Very good condition, some very faint foxing to a few cards. Images include: A Southampton Cottage, Bermuda... Item #46213
BOOKMAKING - MARBLING OF PAPER)
New York. Scientific American. 11-07- 1896. Black and white in-text wood engravings, in complete issue of Scientific American Supplement No. 1088, November 7, 1896. Very good condition.. 2 + page article on paper marbling techniques with illustrations. Also includes illustrated article on the Danube Canal. Item #53701
BOXING / HEARST)
NY. Time-Fortune. 10- 1935. Volume XII. Number 4. October 1935 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 180pp, 14 x 11 1/4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light wear to covers, very good condition. Many interesting articles in this beautiful publication with striking... Item #49392
BRIDGES / TELEPHONES)
Scientific American. The Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures. July 7, 1883 through December 29, 1883.
New York. Munn & Co., Inc. 1883. Profusely illustrated hardbound volume, half leather binding, 15 1/2 x 11 inches, 414 pp. Of these, the front pages of seven numbers have damage of some sort: tape repairs, holes, or stains; the remaining nineteen are in excellent condition. The Corners are bumped... Item #48956
CALIFORNIA - PICKFORD-FAIRBANKS RANCH)
Los Angeles. Padilla Company. No date. Ca. 1930. Undated black and white photo approximately 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches depicting a view (as recorded on verso) of the Pickford-Fairbanks Ranch at Santa Fe, California. Verso of photo has stamped imprint reading "Padilla Company" with premises at 213 South Broadway... Item #53709
CALIFORNIA - WHITTIER)
Owens, Charles (pictorial mapmaker).
Los Angeles. Los Angeles First National Trust & Savings Bank. Ca. 1928. Map, double-sided sheet 9 1/2 x 12 inches folding in to card cover 4 x 2 1/2 inches. Tiny split at one edge of map sheet; small bank stamp and date (1934) to pictorial... Item #49760
No date. Ca. 1931. Vintage black and white photographs approximately 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches attached to each side of a sheet presumably from a photo album. Handwritten text beneath photos (one exterior and one interior) state "May 1931." Very good clean condition, although presumably attached to backing with... Item #53710
CHINA - FOREIGN TRADE ISSUE)
Kaufer, McNight (cover illus). Dong Kingman (illus.).
NY. Time. 11- 1945. Volume XXXII. Number 5. November 1945 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 311pp, 13 x 10 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Small V-shaped tear at upper right of front cover... Item #45517
CHINA - JAPAN)
Esso. No date. Ca. early 1940s. Color maps, sheet size 32 3/4 x 22 3/4 folding as issued to 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Small stamp (previous owner's name) in top margin of front cover; overall very good condition. An interesting collection of maps of areas in the Pacific... Item #41679
CHINA - LADY CRIPPS' UNITED AID TO CHINA FUND) Spaander, Loes.
Spaander, Loes (illus).
Leicester, England. Edmund Ward. No date. Ca. 1943. First Edition. Oblong children's book approximately 9 x 7 1/2 inches; 19 numbered pages; full page and in-text color illustrations throughout. Light wear and age-toning to covers, otherwise clean and tight. Good to very good condition. A thin paper... Item #53705
CHINA - PEONY)
Edwards, Syd. (del). J. Watts (sculp).
London. J. Ridgway. 09-01- 1820. Antique botanical engraving, original handcolor, image approximately 8 x 5 inches on sheet 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition on wove paper. Includes fascimile of text sheet. Richly handcolored and beautifully designed by Sydenham Edwards this... Item #53253
CHINA / OPIUM / BRIDGES / SUBMARINE TECHNOLOGY / VON ZEPPELIN AIRSHIP / NICARAGUA CANAL ETC.)
New York. Munn & Co., Inc. 1899. Complete 1899 hardbound volume of the Scientific American Supplement, profusely illustrated in black and white, pages 19250-20078, index, 16 x 11 1/2 inches, leather spine and corners over cloth-covered boards. Ex-Library with label to front paste-down and stamp to front free endpaper. Joints... Item #52360
CHINA FOLK ART)
No date. Ca. early 1900s? PAIR OF PAINTINGS, each on a sheet of board 24 x 15 inches. Some light abrasions, overall light soiling, overall good to very good displayable condition. Verso of the board shows signs of their having been previously framed. These are beautiful examples of vintage Chinese... Item #43761
Rockwell, Norman (cover illustration).
Philadelphia. Curtis Publishing Co. 12-25- 1937. December 25, 1937 issue of the magazine, 60pp, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches, in color pictorial wrappers as issued. Covers in fair condition with edge tears, light soiling, and chip to lower left front cover; interior in good condition... Item #53029
CHROMOLITHOGRAPH - AMERICAN)
New York. No date. Ca. 1890s. Chromolithograph on sheet 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Cropped upper and right edge (as published); very good, clean condition. Printed by Rochester Litho. Co., Rochester, New York (from a nurseryman's catalogue). "A very profuse bloomer and has an exquisite scent." Item #45179
Pym, T. (illus).
London. Marcus Ward & Co. No date. Ca. 1890s. 7 full page and several in-text chromolithographic illustrations, blue and white illustrations, 32 pp, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper-covered boards with cloth spine (hardbound). Boards rubbed at extremities, light soiling to cover, hinges cracked... Item #35440
Coolidge, Susan. Abridged by Elizabeth Hardie.
Wood, Elsie Anna (illus).
London. Thomas Nelson and Sons. No date. Ca. 1910s. 8 tipped in color plates, 64 pp, 10 1/4 x 8 inches, gilt lettered paper-covered boards with large color pictorial cover label and cloth spine (hardbound). Moderate rubbing to exterior with boards exposed at corners, 1916 owner... Item #34923