ACTOR PORTRAIT: GUSTAVUS BROOKE)
Boston. F. Gleason. 04-03- 1852. Single issue of the illustrated newspaper 15 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches; pp. 211-224 (16 pp); chipping to spine and light toning along bottom edge, short tear on bottom edge. Newspaper features a black and white full page wood engraving of actor G. V. Brooke... Item #53778
Boston. M. M. Ballou. 03-17- 1855. Single issue of the illustrated newspaper Ballou's Pictorial ; 15 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches; pp. 161-176 (16 pp); never bound in a volume; chipping to spine and light abrasion along free edge. First page pays homage to "The State of Iowa," with Native... Item #53775
APPLETON, VICTOR) Appleton, Victor.
New York. Grosset & Dunlap. Copyright 1925. [ 1927]. Black and white frontispiece, 216pp, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, color pictorial cloth covered boards (hardbound). Color pictorial dust jacket. Moderate wear to dust jacket including paper loss to 2/3 of spine and 2 x 3/4 inch loss to left... Item #47728
BAUHAUS) Gropius, Walter.
New York. Museum of Modern Art. No date. Ca. 1930s. Black and white plates, 80 pp, 8 x 6 inches, yellow cloth-covered boards(hardbound). Very good condition: owner name to front pastedown. Includes introduction by Joseph Hudnut, dated 1936. Item #35246
CATS) Eddy, Frederick B.
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society. 11- 1938. November, 1938 issue of the magazine, in paper wrappers as issued, Covers quite soiled and worn, ink signature to front cover, interior in good condition. Interesting articles: 'The Panther of the Hearth' with 'Catdom's Royalty Photographed in Color' by Willard R. Culver -... Item #26050
Geneva, Switzerland. Albert Skira. 1966. Portfolio, 11 ½ x 9 ½ inches, featuring seven color reproductions of paintings by well-known American artists: Franz Klein; Jackson Pollock; Mark Tobey; Mark Rothko; Sam Francis; Hans Hofmann; Willem de Kooning. Portfolio contains a short introductory essay, notes on the color plates, and brief... Item #53773
DINKY TOY HISTORY) Gibson, Cecil.
Windsor, Berkshire, England. Mikansue and Modellers' World. 1979. Fourth Impression. Detailed 30 year history of "Model Car and Vehicle Issues" manufactured by firm Meccano Ltd. of Liverpool. Heavily illustrated soft-bound volume 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; 152 pp. Book include extensive Tables identifying complex numbering of the firm's miniatures... Item #53769
EGYPT) Count De Forbin.
London. Sir Richard Phillips and Co. No date. Ca. 1819. Black and white engraved plates, 95pp, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, no covers. Disbound section from a collection of travel accounts. First two sheets loose, interior in very good condition with a few corner folds and light offsetting. MISSING... Item #40718
ENGLAND - LONDON)
Taylor, Alfred E. (map illus).
London. London General Omnibus Co. Ltd. 1928. Color route map, 16 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches on sheet size 17 x 22 1/2 inches, folding as issued to 5 3/4 x 3 inches, text on verso. Tiny separation at one fold; very good condition. Detailed... Item #53765
ENGLAND - LONDON) Mansfield, Lt.-Colonel W. R. (designed by).
London. Waterlow & Sons. 1931. Color route map, multiple fold, 17 x 21 1/2 inches, index and list of routes on verso. Good condition: several small splits at folds, two creased areas at top edge extending just into image. Item #35097
FLORIDA - MIAMI BEACH)
Morgan, F. L. (map illus).
Miami, FL. The Grand Hotel. No date. Ca. late 1930s. Folded brochure opening to colorful lithographic map of Miami Beach, 9 x 16 inches, with major sites identified including: the Dog Track, Minsky’s, City Hall, Bay Shore Golf Course, Lummus Park, Roney Plaza, and many... Item #53771
Fryer, Jane Eayre.
The Mary Frances First Aid Book. With Ready Reference List of Ordinary Accidents and Illnesses, and Approved Home Remedies.
Boyer, Jane Allen (illus).
Winston. No date. Ca. 1930. Color frontispiece, two-color text illustrations, folding paper patterns, 114pp, 8 1/2 x 6 inches, cloth-covered boards with color pictorial cover label (hardbound). Covers lightly rubbed, previous owner's name in ink on front endpaper, ink and pencil notations to rear paste-down, sheet... Item #49464
KLEIN, CATHARINA - FLORAL CHROMOS) Lord Byron.
Klein, C. (Catharina Klein) (illus).
Boston. De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. No date. Ca. 1890. Small volume of poems, 7 x 5 inches, 36 (unnumbered) pages illustrated with 11 beautifully rendered chromolithographic plates of flowers, chiefly by Catharina Klein, (1861-1929). The frontispiece is a color portrait of Lord Byron with... Item #51255
LADY ELGIN LAKE MICHIGAN DISASTER)
New York. J. W. DEMOREST. 09-29- 1860. Single issue of the illustrated newspaper; 16 x 11 inches; pp. 321-336 (16 pp); abraded spine. Overall good clean condition. Two articles of particular interest dominate the pages. The first is the tragic sinking of the Lady Elgin steamer in Lake Michigan with... Item #53780
Maccoy, Guy (illus).
No date. Ca. late 1960s. Silk screen print, image 23 3/4 x 35 3/4 inches on sheet 30 x 41 1/4 inches. Very light toning to left and right margins and verso, small area of foxing to lower right corner and left upper edge, overall very good... Item #43014
New York. P. F. Collier & Son. 12-23- 1890. Illustrated weekly newspaper, 16 ½ x 11 inches, 16 pp. featuring news of the day. Articles include the Tenderloin Club of New York; a centerfold illustration of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, "Quitting his Prison Cell for the Place of Execution," and... Item #53781
MORAN WOOD ENGRAVINGS)
Moran, Thomas, et al. (illus).
New York. The Aldine Company. 1874. Disbound copy of "The Aldine, the Art Journal of America," Vol. VII Nos. 1-12; 16 x 11 ½ inches; 240 pp. Numerous full-page wood engravings of American scenery by leading artists of the era, including Thomas Moran. In addition... Item #53766
OREGON - FLORENCE)
Florence, Oregon. Geo. Melvin Miller. 1925. Eight page brochure, 9 x 8 inches, vertical crease, promoting "the shortest route across the continent" starting in New York City and wrapping up in Florence--(?)--on the Oregon coast. The cross-country route was cobbled from the Lincoln Highway, the Old Oregon Trail and, for... Item #53772
PORTRAIT GALLERY: FAMOUS 17th CENTURY DUTCH) Van Lennep, J.
Utrecht, Holland. L. E. Bosch en Zoon. 1868. First Edition. A color portrait gallery with biographical commentary picturing and describing twenty-seven famous Dutch men and women from the era of Frederik Hendrik, sovereign Prince of Orange and stadtholder from1625 to 1647. Volume contains all twenty-seven handsome full-page color lithographic portraits... Item #53767
PORTRAIT: GEORGE BERNARD SHAW)
Smith, Lizzie Caswall (photo by).
London. Hodder & Stoughton. 09- 1913. Illustrated magazine, 13 x 9 inches, pp. 227-282 + viii. Spotting to front cover; spine abraded; contents in good condition. Magazine includes a Presentation Plate Portrait (photograph) of Shaw (same dimensions as magazine) by Lizzie Caswall Smith, plus a.... Item #53356
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
New York. Harper & Brothers. 05-19- 1860. Single issue of the illustrated newspaper; 16 ¾ x 11 ½ inches; pp. 305-320 (16 pp); sewn string binding; abraded margins top bottom and free edge. Interesting two page centerfold depicting the Republican Nominating Convention at Chicago May 1860 (their candidate: Abraham Lincoln)... Item #53779
Washington, D.C. United States Department of Justice. 1948. Booklet with stiff paper covers, 9 x 7 inches, 38 pp. Approximately 28 topics are dealt with in a straightforward fashion (Admission and Release Procedures, Jail Keys, Mail, Food, Cleanliness and Sanitation, etc.) Presumably, if recent newspaper headlines are a guide, there... Item #53774
PROFESSIONS - IRRIGATION)
Cecile (del). Lorieux (sculpt).
Paris. Panckouke. No date. Ca. 1820. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), plate area approximately 15 x 21 inches on sheet size 21 3/4 x 28 inches. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. Tissue guard attached at left edge, dampstaining at lower left corner entering plate mark, light foxing... Item #52636