AIR INDIA - PICTORIAL WORLD MAP)
Air-India International. Juli 1958. (Map title: Air-India International the Route of the Magic Carpet).
Air India. 1958. Color pictorial map 9 x 16 inches folding to pamphlet 9 x 4 inches, total of 6 two-panel pages, additional map on verso. Very good, clean condition. A bold brightly colored pictorial map of (most of) the world spans four panels, showing Air India International routes and... Item #54520
BAMBOO - CHINESE PAINTING)
Kawachiya Mohei. 1851? 77 single color and black and white woodblock prints, 39pp, 10 x 7 inches, traditional Japanese binding: folded sheets with thread binding (fukurotoji). Wear and soiling to cover; light dampstaining visible in top 1/3 corner of several sheets. A primer of how to paint bamboo illustrated with... Item #45168
BUTTERFLIES) Kirby, W. F.
London. Cassell, Petter & Galpin. 1882. Lithographic plates with original handcolor and tissue guards, all edges gilt, decorative endpapers, lvi+427pp, index, 11 x 9 inches, decorative color and gilt cloth covered boards and spine (hardbound). Light wear to cover extremities with some faint marking, light foxing and some soiling to... Item #41376
CATS) Dale, Rodney and Dr. D.L. Davies.
Wain, Louis (illus).
London. William Kimber. 1968. Illustrated throughout in black and white, xii+204pp, appendices, index, 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, gilt titled cloth-covered boards, pictorial dustjacket, very good condition. The dustjacket blurb quotes H.G. Wells: "He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English... Item #54384
CHINA - BEIJING)
Peiping. The Peking Bookshop (Printed by Catholic University Press), 1946. Booklet in pictorial paper covers 7 x 5 inches, 144 pp., single color photo-illustrations, three folded maps, one single page map, plus advertising pages at front and rear. Booklet is in three parts: Part I features General Information, A Short... Item #54545
CHINA - BEIJING)
Sewall, John Kirk (illus).
Tientsin / Peiping. Peiyang Press, Ltd. No date. Ca. 1928- 1933. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 22 3/4 x 19 inches on sheet size 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 (60 x 49.5 cm), folding as issued into titled paper pocket 8 x 4 1/4 inches. A.... Item #41893
CHINA - FOLK ART)
Ca. 1900. Hand painted and cut paper and foil label on thick cardboard as issued, 14 x 19 1/2 inches. A beautiful and unusual example of Chinese folk art, this is a hand cut and painted decorative paper and foil box top (top only of the box), produced in China... Item #42158
CHINA - PEIPING / BEIJING)
Peiping. The Peiping Chronicle. 10-1- 1936. Color pictorial map, 28 3/4 x 41 3/4 inches on sheet size 36 x 44 inches. Short splits at two fold ends (left hand side) and one longer split at right fold end, just to neat line; separations at three fold intersections... Item #43786
London. Raphael Tuck & Sons, Co. Ltd. No date. Ca. 1908. Children's book, chromolithographic and two-color illustrations, 8 ¾ x 7 inches, 16 pp including covers. Condition is less than good, as a former owner has sewn a cloth strip along bound edge from top to bottom, clearly... Item #54482
EDWARDS - EIGHTEENTH CENTURY COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS)
Edwards, George (illus).
London. George Edwards. 1743- 1751. Hand colored copperplate engraving, plate size approximately 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches on sheet 11 1/2 x 9 inches. A few light foxed spots and toning to edges. Signed in the plate. With text sheet. Plate # 66 from George Edwards... Item #52621
ETCHING) Hamerton, Philip Gilbert.
Hamerton, Philip Gilbert (etcher).
Boston. Little, Brown & Company. 1902. Seventh Edition. Illustrated with etchings by the author with tissue guards, 30+459pp, top edge gilt, two edges untrimmed with some pages uncut, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, gilt embossed pictorial cloth-covered boards. Very good condition, clean and bright in... Item #54383
Hollywood, CA. Universal International. 1950. One-sheet color silk-screen poster, 40 x 30 inches, for the 1950 Universal production "One Way Street" directed by Hugo Fregonese and starring James Mason, Märta Torén, and Dan Duryea. In the film, Frank Matson (Mason) robs mob boss John Wheeler (Duryea) then heads to Mexico... Item #54176
Hollywood, CA. Hal Wallis Studio. 1949. One-sheet color silk-screen poster, 40 x 30 ½ inches, for the 1949 Hal Wallis film "Rope of Sand" starring Burt Lancaster, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, and "Hollywood’s New Goddess of Love" Corinne Calvet. The film, written by Walter Doniger and directed by... Item #54163
Fisher, Harrison (illus).
New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. Copyright 1908. Color print, sheet 17 1/2 x 12 inches, light foxing, some faint marks to left edge, otherwise very good condition. A lovely image of a young woman, dressed in an outfit for an automobile excursion, clutching a steering wheel. From... Item #45836
Fisher, Harrison (illus).
New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. Copyright 1908. Color print, sheet 17 1/2 x 12 inches, light foxing otherwise very good condition. A lovely image of a young woman, clutching the steering wheel of a car, looking affectionately toward a bulldog seated next to her. From Harrison Fisher's... Item #45833
FURNITURE - EDWARDIAN HOME FURNISHINGS)
Seattle. F. S. Harmon & Co. 1912-1913. Lavishly illustrated catalogue of furniture and other domestic items bound in green cloth boards, 15 x 9.75 inches, secured with two large screw posts. Diagonal 2.5 inch loss of cloth on upper right corner of front cover, corners bumped, wear to extremities which... Item #48467
London. Caxton Publishing Company. No date. Ca. 1910. 6 VOLUMES, double and single page color plates, numerous black and white plates, plans and in-text illustrations, approx. 200 pp each, index, 11 3/4 x 9 inches, gilt decorative cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Ex-library with minimal markings (small paper label at base of... Item #34606
POLITICAL & POPULAR CULTURE)
Covarrubias et al. (illus).
New York. Condé Nast Publications. 07- 1932to 12-1932. Six issues of the famous original monthly magazine of this title, July to December 1932, bound in cloth-covered boards, 12 3/4 x 10 inches, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. The magazines feature color caricature illustrations... Item #54549
UNITED STATES - ARMY)
Chase, Ernest Dudley (illus).
Winchester, MA. Ernest Dudley Chase. Copyright 1943. Color "pictorial map", 14 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches on sheet size 15 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches, folding as issued into pamphlet 8 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Separations at left and right horizontal centrefold (4 1/2 and... Item #54423
WASHINGTON D. C.)
Map of the Public Lands Under Federal Jurisdiction in the District of Columbia ... from Information obtained by the Commission to Investigate Title of United States Lands in the District of Columbia 1915.
Washington, D.C. War Department, Corps of Engineers. 1916. 64th Congress, 1st Session. document No. 1055. 41 large color plat maps, black and white street map, 24 x 32 inches, card wrappers with cloth spine (softbound). The atlas of maps has been folded vertically in two and that crease has cracked... Item #50215