New York. D. Appleton & Co. 1879. Vol. 5. Profusely illustrated with 31 steel engravings, 5 engravings after sculptures and 4 wood engravings, and additional in-text illustrations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, vi+380pp, index, 13 x 10 inches, gilt decorative cloth-covered boards (hardbound) with leather corners and spine. Cover extremities... Item #43510
Chicago. Esquire. 12- 1959. December 1959 complete issue in color pictorial wrappers as issued, illustrated in color and black and white, 382pp, 13 x 10 inches. Covers worn and coming loose; faint musty odor, light soiling to first few pages otherwise interior very good. Includes fiction: "Mink Snopes" by William... Item #50964
Homer, Winslow (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 12-24- 1859. Double page black and white wood engraving consisting of four vignettes, 14 x 20 inches, centerfold, good condition: soft horizontal crease and half inch repaired tear at centerfold not noticeable from front. Item #28602
London. Thomas Nelson and Sons. No date. Ca. 1910s. 2 color plates, black and white illustrations, unpaginated, approx. 10 x 8 inches, color pictorial wrappers (softbound). Crease down center heavily affecting cover and slightly effecting pages, cover moderately soilied, some paper loss to spine, childs pencli writing covering front frontispiece... Item #36291
AFRICAN-AMERICAN THEATRE) Yordan, Philip.
Illustrated program for the touring production of the Broadway hit Anna Lucasta which, with an African-American cast, ran for over 950 performances on Broadway between August 1944 and November 1946. The program is 12 x 9 inches and contains 16 (unnumbered) pages plus a laid-in sheet with details and photos... Item #51110
Fort Worth, TX. American Airlines. 06- 1965. Brochure unfolding to a full color map approximately 24 x 34 inches depicting the United States and Mexico and the routes flown by the airline's "Astrojets" and propeller aircraft. Striking images of the company's aircraft appear in the lower left corner of the... Item #51120
ASTRONOMY) Ward, Mrs.
Telescope Teachings: A Familiar Sketch of Astronomical Discovery; Combining a Special Notice of Objects Coming Within the Range of a small Telescope, Illustrated by the Author's Original Drawings...Cover Title: Telescope Teachings.
Ward, Mrs. (illus).
London. Groombridge and Sons. 1859. 15 color plates, all edges gilt, xii+212pp, index, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, gilt decorative cloth covered boards (hardbound). Covers lightly soiled and edges rubbed, corners bumped, head and tail of spine lightly frayed, inside hinges split but still attached, light... Item #40547
Pasmore, D. G. (illus).
U. S. Department of Agriculture. 1892. Chromolithograph, image approximately 7 1/2 x 5 inches on sheet 9 x 5 1/2 inches. Very good condition. An attractive antique print of 2 leafy stalks with berries. Plate XIII from the U.S. Department of Agriculture publication of 1892. Item #48046
Paris. 1775- 1778. Copper plate engraving on laid paper, black and white, image 13 x 8 inches on sheet 15 1/2 x 10 inches. Very good condition. A classical botanical image with elegant design and fine engraving, printed on laid paper. Plate III from Pierre Joseph Buchoz "Histoire Universelle de... Item #36947
CALIFORNIA - DEATH VALLEY)
Eddy, Gerald A. (map illus).
Ca. 1935. Pamphlet, folding once to 9 x 4 inches, color pictorial map (9 x 16 inches), black and white photo illustrations, color cover illustration, approximately 14 pages. Light wear to covers; very good condition. Color pictorial contour map (copyright 1934) of Death Valley by... Item #48937
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO)
Smillie, Jas. D. and E. P. Brandard (illus).
New York. D. Appleton & Co. 1873. Engraving from Picturesque America, image approximately 6 x 9 inches on sheet size 9 1/2 x 13 inches. A couple of light spots in outer margins; very good condition. An attractive early view of San Francisco, California. Item #27500
CALIFORNIA / FLAGS)
Goodacre, W.J. (illus).
Santa Barbara, CA. House of Goodacre. Copyright 1936. Color pictographic / pictorial map, with hand color, 20 x 16 3/4 inches on sheet size 25 1/4 x 19 inches. 1/2 inch repaired tear to upper margin, very good condition. An unusual map of California highlighting the various... Item #43562
CANADIAN PACIFIC / MENU)
Canadian Pacific. No date. Ca. 1959. Menu, 10.75 x 7.75 inches with an attractive cover in color; Native American motif. Light creasing; barely visible. Code on menu reads 592-5-59, suggesting the 1959 date of publication. Rear of cover has 10 or so signatures under the printed title "Autographs." A most... Item #51108
General Catalog Fall and Winter 1921-1922. Fleischner Mayer & Co. Wholesalers - Manufacturers Portland, Oregon.
Portland, OR. Fleischner Mayer & Co. 1921. Catalog for a Wholesaler and Manufacturing Firm based in Portland, Oregon, dealing in Dry Goods, Notions, Men's and Women's Furnishing Goods, Ready to Wear, etc. 11.25 x 9 inches; 320 pp; profusely illustrated. Missing pp 43-46 and 53-60. The index lists various men's... Item #51122
Holden (drawn by). Smith (engraved by).
[London]. 07- 1837. Engraving, handcolored, sheet size 12 1/4 x 9 inches, two horizontal folds as issued. Overall light toning and soiling, light wear to fold, short archivally repaired split at end of one fold, two tiny bits of old tape on verso at... Item #50161
CEYLON / TEA CULTURE) Cave, Henry W.
London. Sampson, Low, Marston and Company, Ltd. 1900. First Edition. Attractive hard-cover volume, pebbled embossed boards; xii and 474 pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Crack along binding edge of front free end paper. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of author appears in high resolution facsimile. Inscription on verso of front free end paper... Item #51121
CHINA - BEIJING) Catleen, Ellen.
Schiff, F.H. (illus).
Shanghai. Kelly & Walsh. 1934. Full page color pictorial map, black and white photograph illustrations, black and white and color sketches throughout, folio (15 x 10 1/2 inches), cloth covered boards with photograph and ribbon with title text on front cover. Inscription on verso of front free... Item #47534
CHINA - REPUBLIC)
No date. Ca. 1912. Nine sheets of unused decorative letterhead, each 11 x 8 1/2 inches (28x22cm). Light dampstaining in upper margin of a few sheets, overall very good condition. Letterhead celebrating the new Chinese Republic of 1912, with decorative mast of two flags. The lines are arranged vertically for... Item #51152
CHINA) Birch, John Grant.
London. Hurst and Blackett, Limited. 1902. Black and white photo illustrations, xvi+379, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, gilt decorative cloth covered boards (hardbound). Ex-library with label to front endpaper, ink notation to title page, occasional blind stamps. Decorative nameplate to front paste-down, front hinge starting to split but still... Item #51069
CHINA: TANG DYNASTY MURALS) Shensi Provincial Museum, Shensi Province.
Peking, China. Wenwu Press. 1974. Portfolio of 40 color plates depicting the murals in the tomb of Li Chung-Jun (AD 682--AD 701); plates held in stiff board case 14 x 10.5 inches. Eleven page abstract and list of plates with text in English and French. Creasing to loose frontispiece (as... Item #51140
CHRISTIAN / CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS)
Rock Island, IL. Augustana Book Concern. Ca. 1914. 6 full page chromolithographic illustrations, in-text brown and white illustration, unpaginated, 9 1/4 x 6 inches, color pictorial wrappers (softbound). Good condition: moderate rubbing to cover and small abrasion on rear, splitting to bottom of spine, 1914 owner inscritption inside front cover. Item #36308
Philadelphia. Board of Foreign Missions of the United Presbyterian Church of North America. No date. Ca. 1950s. Pamphlet, 8 x 9 1/2 inches, unfolding to color map, 16 x 29 inches, black and white photo illustrations and text on verso. Very good, clean condition. The map of the world shows... Item #50684
CHRISTMAS - ADVENT CALENDAR)
Stuttgart. No date. Ca. 1970s? Advent calendar, color illustrations, unfolding to 11 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches, in original pictorial envelope, 8 3/4 x 12 inches. Unused; fine condition with light wear to envelope. The calendar opens up to reveal a landscape of the Holy Land with numbered windows (unopened)... Item #45291
CHRISTMAS - ANGELS)
Montgomery Ward and Co. No date. Ca. 1940s? Large color lithographic poster, 71 1/2 x 36 inches. Light edge wear, some creases from rolling, light soiling at upper right corner (barely noticeable), small abraded spot in left margin, overall very good, clean and bright condition. "Christmas door" written with crayon... Item #47921
CHRISTMAS - FIFTIES SANTA CLAUS)
New York. Riegel Paper Corporation, 1959. Color poster, 58 x 21 inches, with perforations around the figure of Santa so that (as the directions describe) he can be punched out and taped "to any surface indoor or outdoor using any scotch or masking tape." Very good condition: light creases across... Item #37321