TOKYO INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR March 23-25 2018
We invite you to visit our exhibit at the Tokyo International Antiquarian Book Fair. We will be bringing with us a selection of the varied ephemera, prints, maps and books that are listed below. Please let us know if there is a particular item that you would like to examine at the Fair.
Tokyo Traffic Hall (close to the Ginza district) -
Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan, 12th Floor
March 23 (Friday) 1-8pm; March 24 (Saturday) 10am-6pm; March 25 (Sunday) 10am-4pm.
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Dearborn, MI. Ford Motor Company. 1949. LOT OF TWO brochures advertising the 1949 Ford automobile. The first, The '49 Ford, unfolds to a colorful poster, size 23 ¾ x 17 ¾ inches. Four models are illustrated in full color, with side panel calling attention to various features of the automobile... Item #54693
Paris. 07- 1923. No. 35. 3 e. Annee. Pochoir color plates and tipped in illustrations throughout, unpaginated, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, decorative string tied color pictorial wrappers. Lower corners of front cover chipped, light staining at lower left edge of front cover, split at head and tail of... Item #45825
Paris. 10- 1921. October 1921 issue, pochoir color plates (including 4 tipped-in illustrations) throughout, unpaginated (16pp), 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, decorative string-tied wrappers with color pochoir pictorial label. Long split to cover spine now repaired with archival tape, chips to two lower front cover corners, light staining at... Item #45826
General Foods Corp. 1934. Color pictorial map, 17 x 23 inches on sheet 18 x 24 inches, folding as issued with original mailing envelope, 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. An interesting and decorative item relating to the second voyage of Admiral Richard E. Byrd to the Antartic, issued by... Item #51368
Rochga, Rud. and Paul Haustein (illus).
Stuttgart. Julius Hoffman. No date. 1903. 13 ONLY (of 24) color lithograph plates, sheets 18 x 13 inches, cloth covered thin boards (hardbound). Covers moderately soiled; the plates are in excellent condition with light spots to a few outer margins. AS IS. This is... Item #51580
ASIA - JAPAN / CHINA / PHILIPPINES)
To the Orient from Seattle. Admiral Oriental Line operators for U.S. Shipping Board. Fastest Time Seattle to Japan China and the Philippines.
Admiral Oriental Line. 1923. Booklet 9 x 4 inches opening to sheets 9 x 8 inches of which there are 28 numbered; six panel folding color map and two panel "deck map." Black and white illustrations throughout. Tiny chip to upper edge of cover, otherwise fine condition. Packed with information... Item #54721
ASIA - WORLD WAR II - MARINES)
New York. Army Information Branch. 09-10- 1945. Volume IV, No. 21 F. Poster, two sided, sheet 16 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches, folded to 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches as issued. Darkened areas along fold lines are shadows in photograph and DO NOT APPEAR ON ACTUAL MAP. Light toning... Item #49319
AUTOMOTIVE - OLDSMOBILE)
Detroit. Oldsmobile Motor Division, General Motors. 10- 1956. 24 pp booklet, 6 x 1 3/4 inches, opening to a wall-size color poster 24 x 23 inches featuring 16 models of the new Oldsmobile for 1957. On verso, color illustrations of the car's interior, its motor, a detail of a tail... Item #54644
BURMA / MARSHALL ISLANDS / JAPANESE ARMY UNIFORMS)
Newsmap for the Armed Forces. 230th Week of the War - 112th Week of U.S. Participation. Monday, February 7, 1944.
New York. Army Information Branch. 02-07- 1944. Volume II, No. 42. Poster, 2 two-color maps, black and white photo illustrations and text, sheet 35 x 47 inches, folded to 9 x 11 3/4 inches as issued. Color illustrations on verso. Tape residue to upper corners, 5 inch tear to upper... Item #47248
CALIFORNIA - SOUTHERN - EARLY AVIATION)
A Cartograph of Southern California showing how the Land of Sunshine has become so air-minded that everybody flies hither and yon and yon and hither. (Cover title: Three Years Old!)
White, Ruth Taylor (mapmaker).
Western Air Express. 1929. Color illustrated folding advertising card, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, opening to color pictographic map with pop-up illustration, 9 1/4 x 10 inches (23.5 x 25.5 cm), in original mailing envelope. Pictographic map with pop-up illustration of propeller plane. From envelope... Item #37587
No date. Ca. 1850? Color lithograph, added handcolor, sheet size 9 1/4 x 6 inches. Soft creasing at right edge of sheet from previous binding, fine condition. With accompanying text sheet. An exquisite antique botanical print from the long lived botanical periodical Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l'Europe... Item #41745
CANDY MOULDS - VINTAGE ADVERTISING SPEC SHEETS)
Anton Reiche Aktiengesellschaft Chocolate Moulds. Double Moulds for Chocolate Figures. T. C. Weygandt Co.
Dresden, Germany. Anton Reiche. No date. Ca. 1900- 1920? Sepia toned advertising broadside, sepia illustrations of about 40 different mould designs; double-sided, sheet size 16 1/2 x 24 inches, multiple folds, likely as issued. Prices notated in pencil, some toning and short separations at fold intersections (with tiny paper loss... Item #54635
Chevrolet. nd. Ca. 1930. Pamphlet, color ills, 16pp, 6 x 8in, color pictorial wrappers, good condition: light creasing to cover and contents, writing on back cover. 8 different models of the Chevrolet Six are pictured full page in color. Item #26729
CHOCOLATE MOULDS - CHRISTMAS / THANKSGIVING / HALLOWEEN)
New York. [Anton Reich] / T.C. Weygandt Co. No date. Ca. early 1900-1920. Sepia toned advertising broadside, sepia illustrations of about 40 different mould designs; double-sided, sheet size 16 1/2 x 24 inches, multiple folds, likely as issued. Prices notated in pencil, some toning and short separations at fold intersections... Item #54625
Buffalo, NY. The Hayes Lithographing Co. 1910. Six chromolithographic (color) illustrations, unpaginated (14pp), color pictorial card covers, Covers had been split at spine and repaired with tape, soiling to cover, interior clean. An uncommon edition of this perennial favorite. Very bright, sharp illustrations most of which portray Santa with toys. Item #54639
London. Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. No date. Ca. 1900. 4 full page chromolithographic illustrations, blue and white in-text illustrations, unpaginated, 9 x 7 inches, color pictorial stiff card wrappers (softbound). Covers starting to detach and worn with creasing, light soiling and edge wear; light soiling and short tears to... Item #42756
London. Dean & Son. No date. Ca. 1900. 6 full page chromolithographic illustrations, double page chromolithographic illustration, in-text color illustrations, unpaginated (approx. 14 pages), 11 3/4 x 10 inches, color pictorial wrappers (softbound). Cover detached and spine rubbed, light soiling to cover, a few short edge tears in margins, split... Item #37311
CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS) Dods, Helen C.
De Barthe, Penn (illus).
Rochester, NY. Stecher Litho. Co. Copyright 1916. Full page chromolithographic illustrations, in-text two-color illustrations, unpaginated, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers (softbound). Very good condition. Betty nearly loses her Teddy in the ocean but not before nearby two sailors rescue him. Marked "No. 3" on front cover. Item #43331
CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS) Lauer, Anna.
Lauer, Anna (illus).
Rochester, NY. Stecher Litho. Co. Copyright 1916. Full page chromolithographic illustrations, in-text two-color illustrations, unpaginated, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers (softbound). Covers worn with two large abraded areas on back cover. Interior in good clean condition. Baby learns the sounds different animals such... Item #43332
CRUISE LINES - N.Y.K. LINE - M.S.HEIAN MARU)
N.Y.K. Line. 1933. Color pictorial card folder, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (20 x 14 cm), 6 numbered pages inserted with ribbon tie. Fine condition. "Information for Passengers" plus a listing of crew and just 12 passengers. Two people have signed the "acquaintances" section. The ship was sunk in... Item #54735
DECORATIVE ART - ART MODERNE / ART DECO)
New York. Gotham Book Mart. No date. Ca. 1923. Volume X. 30 color (stencil) plates tipped onto black sheets with small label with plate number in the upper right margin, 13 x 9 1/2 inches, decorative papercovered boards. Considerable wear to covers, some flaking to page edges, images in fine... Item #43584
Racine, WI. Whitman. 1937. 8 color plates, 123 pp, 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper covered boards in color pictorial dustjacket. Light wear to extremities, light spotting to cover, light toning to edges of endpapers, interior clean and tight. Overall light foxing to dust jacket... Item #40115
HANDCOLORED ENGRAVINGS) Curtis, William.
London. W. Curtis. Copyright 1793. This issue circa 1812. 2 volumes bound in one, 72 handcolored engraved plates each with facing page of text, 10 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches (26x17.5cm), decorative embossed cloth-covered boards. Plates on wove paper, generally very clean and bright, occasional light foxing or... Item #48009
JAPAN - BEPPU) Fujiwara, T.
Beppu, Japan. Beppu Research Society. 1928. Booklet, color pictorial card wrappers with string tie, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches (19 x 12 cm), 30 numbered pages, color folding map of the city, black and white photo illustrations. Very good condition. A most attractive publication presenting the hot springs resort... Item #54726
JAPAN - CHILDREN AT PLAY)
Tokyo. [Tokyo Toyodo]. No date. Ca. 1895. 10 double-page color lithographs, plus 8 (unpaginated) pages of text at the rear. Bound accordion style with paper-covered boards and color pictorial cover label. Boards are detached with paper loss at the corners, small area of light dampstaining at the lower left corner... Item #48378