AFRICA / MEDITERRANEAN / WORLD WAR II)
Where Yanks Have Invaded North Africa. Published in the Chicago Daily Tribune, Thursday, November 12, 1942.
Wisner, W. H. (map illus).
Chicago. Chicago Daily Tribune. 11-12- 1942. Color map, 19 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches on sheet size 23 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches, back cover from complete section of the Chicago Daily Tribune newspaper November 12, 1942. Soft centerfold; good condition with soiling and short... Item #51366
ALPS / CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS)
Alt, Franz (illus).
Wien. Eduard Holzel. No date. [ Ca. 1879]. 25 chromolithographic plates, images approximately 10 1/2 x 15 inches mounted as issued on sheet size 16 1/2 x 22 3/4 inches, loose in decorative card portfolio with cloth spine. Portfolio cloth spine split: covers loose and worn with... Item #51504
Rigby, Paul (cover illus).
Perth. Western Mail. 1951. Complete Christmas 1951 issue, color and black and white photo illustrations and ads, 92pp, 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Good condition: tears and chips to spine, covers worn with edge tears and light soiling, 1/4 x.... Item #50751
AUSTRALIA / S.E. ASIA)
New York. A. J. Johnson. 1867. Hand colored map, 22 3/4 x 17 inches including decorative border on sheet size 24 1/2 x 18 inches, centrefold as issued. A few pin sized spots to left edge; very good condition. A handsome map of South East Asia (including what is now... Item #51435
BASEBALL - BABE RUTH)
Chern, Pearl (cover design).
Philadelphia. The Milo Publishing Co. 10- 1927. Vol. XII. No.8. October 1927 issue of Strength magazine, illustrated in black and white, 96pp, 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Many short edge tears and one 1 inch tear to front cover, short... Item #50861
BASEBALL: TY COBB, EDDIE COLLINS) Fullerton, Hugh S.
Covey, Arthur (cover illus).
New York. Phillips Publishing Co. 05- 1911. Magazine, approx. 10 x 7 inches, 144 pp. Advertising at front and rear has been removed. Numerous articles of contemporary interest including a lead article on "Base Running and Stealing" by baseball writer Hugh S. Fullerton, who focuses on... Item #50866
Moore, Al (illus).
Chicago. Esquire Inc. 07- 1950. July 1950 complete issue in color pictorial wrappers as issued, 146pp, 13.25 x 10.25 inches. Covers worn with abrasions to spine and tear to spine edge of cover (repaired); paper loss on free edge of front cover. Contents in good condition. The... Item #50716
BRITISH AMERICAN PLANTATIONS / NORTHWEST COAST MAPS) Urban, Sylvanus (David Henry) Editor.
Emanuel Bowen (cartographer); William Hogarth; et al.
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1754. Volume XXIV. Bound volume in 3/4 leather binding (spine perished, covers detached and very worn); 8.75 x 5.25 inches; title page and preface; 603 pp and index. Bookplate on verso of front... Item #50809
BRITISH EMPIRE IN NORTH AMERICA, ETC.) Urban, Sylvanus (David Henry) Editor.
Gibson, J. (sculp.) et al.
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1762. Volume XXXII. Bound volume for the year of 1762; 8.75 x 5.25 inches; 3/4 leather binding; title page and preface; 633 pp plus index (listing Essays, Poetry, Names, etc. for the 12 issues). Rear... Item #50817
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCSICO / AUTO)
San Francisco. Union Square Garage, Inc. No date. Ca. 1940s. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, single color illustrations, unpaginated, 9 x 6 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Vertical crease throughout otherwise very good, clean condition. A brief history on the location of the Union Square Garage, the construction of the... Item #51545
CHINA - BEIJING)
Parish, H.W. (mapmaker). B. Baker (engraver).
London. George Nicol. 1796. Copperplate engraved map, 17 1/4 x 13 inches (44 x 33 cm), uneven left margin (1/4 inch at most narrow), toning at edge of sheet well outside image, overall very good condition. Finely engraved and detailed map of two routes... Item #41641
CHINA - LI HONGZHANG)
Scientific American. A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufacturing. 09 - 12 - 1896.
New York. Munn & Co., Inc. 09-12- 1896. Vol. XLII. No. 1080. Complete disbound Supplement to the September 12, 1896, issue of magazine, black and white illustrations and ads, 17256-17270pp, 16 x 11 inches. Very good, clean condition. The front page article features the Chinese statesman "Li Hung Chang" (Li... Item #51428
CHINA / INDIA/ BURMA - AERONAUTICAL CHARTS)
Washington, D.C. Aeronautical Chart Service: U.S. Air Force. 1947- 1951. A collection of 7 vintage aeronautical charts; average size 22 x 28.1/4 inches. Dates range between 1947 to 1951. Small ink stamp with name and address of original owner in bottom margin. Very good condition. 1) Khyber Pass (431) Afghanistan... Item #51548
CHINA / JAPAN / BOSTON)
London. George C. Leighton. 1872. Volume LXI. Three-quarter leather bound volume, January through June 1872 year of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, 640 pp., 16.25 x 11 inches. Tightly bound volume with perished lower portion of leather spine. Most centerfolds tipped in. One color plate. Index at... Item #50718
CHINESE MUSIC; MAPS OF THE BALTICS, FRANCE, GERMANY) Urban, Sylvanus (David Henry) Editor.
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1757. Volume XXVII. Bound volume in leather binding (spine perished; replaced with fabric, covers badly worn, the front cover and spine separated from the text block.); 8.75 x 5.25 inches; title page and preface; 608 pp including Supplement, followed by... Item #50818
CLOTHING PATTERNS & WOMEN'S BICYCLING)
New York. Harper Brothers. 1896. Massive volume; three-quarter leather binding 16 x 11 inches; 1100 pp. Fifty-two lavishly illustrated issues including Supplements. Of great interest are the 23 tipped-in folded patterns for clothing (on light-weight paper): these are for women's garments, young girls' garments; etc. Except for two that are... Item #50699
Dana Point the New Sea-coast City / Beautiful Romantic-Historical Dana Point / Dana Point the New Sea-Coast City Midway Between Los Angeles and San Diego / The Dana Point Inn (LOT OF FOUR ITEMS).
Los Angeles. S.H. Woodruff. No date. Ca. 1926. LOT OF 4 ITEMS. Black and white plat map 20 3/4 x 26 1/4 inches folding to 10 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches; two promotional pamphlets each folding to 9 x 4 inches; and four sheets of stationery with two-color pictorial letterhead... Item #49480
Dana Point. The New Recreational Community Midway Between Los Angeles and San Diego On California's Golden South Coast...Tract Map Dana Point. S. H. Woodruff Community Developer.
Los Angeles. S.H. Woodruff. No date. Ca. 1928. Black and white plat map 26 1/2 x 34 inches folding to 10 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Three very tiny spots of paper loss in two centre right panels (not affecting information on map, a couple of short splits at fold... Item #49474
Davis, B. G. (editor)
Chicago. Ziff-Davis Publishing Co. 10- 1936. Vol. XIX. No. 4. Aviation magazine; 11.6 x 8.5; 74 pp; extensive articles relating to new aircraft, airplane history and other aircraft topics. Uncommon in such good condition. Articles on the Stearman-Hammond Experimental Airplane; the Waco C-6 (cover art by Herman R. Bollion); Military... Item #50796
DENVER & RIO GRANDE RAILROAD - COLORADO / NEW MEXICO / UTAH)
Denver, Colorado. Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. 1904. Folded map depicting the Denver and Rio Grande system; the unfolded map is on a sheet size 14.5 x 20 inches. "Corrected to January 1st 1904" printed at bottom of map. Soft diagonal crease to central panels, otherwise very good condition. The... Item #51491
FLORIDA - MIAMI BEACH)
Kruetzfeldt, Norma (cover illus).
New York. The Country Life American Home Corporation. 04- 1936. Vol. XV, No. 5. Complete April 1936 issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 92pp including many pages of ads, 12 1/2 x 10 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light... Item #50565
New York. Robert M. McBride & Co. 11- 1928. Vol. LII. No. 1. November 1928 issue of the magazine in color pictorial wrappers as issued, illustrated in black and white, 58pp, folio 12 3/4 x 10 inches. Covers a trifle worn; very good condition. Brilliant color cover "Through an Oriental... Item #50347
HORSE RACING, FISHING etc.) Richard Ely Danielson, editor.
Whorf, John (cover illus).
Concord, N.H. The Sportsman Publishing Company. 04- 1932. Volume XI, No. 4. Complete April 1932 issue of magazine, black and white illustrations and ads, a few color ads, 80pp, 13 1/4 x 10 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Covers worn with light soiling and light... Item #50859
INDONESIA - JAVA)
No date. Circa. 1952. Blueprint map, 23 x 24 1/2 inches, folded to 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Multiple pinholes along upper and lower edge, some creases from folding, short separations at two fold intersections; good, clean condition. Misfolded. Detailed road map of Kediri. Scale: 1:250,000. Text in Indonesian. Pen notation on outside back panel with date of 9.9.1952. Item #51495
JAPANESE ART - ENAMEL)
Dolmetsch, H. (illus).
Stuttgart. Jul. Hoffmann. No date. Ca. 1886. Chromolithograph, image 11 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches on sheet size 13 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. Light soiling to lower right edge; very good condition. Attractive gilt highlighted lithograph featuring exquisitely detailed Japanese cloisonne design. Item #51441