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In Appreciation. A Keepsake for Craftmen.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, 1969

Seller ID: 017329


Original brown wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 1/2 X 8 1/4. 27 pages. Taken from the colophon, "This Keepsake is a portfolio of 20 selected wood engravings from one hundred and fifty illustrations by the celebrated wood engraver John De Pol." Illustrations are in the colors of red, blue and green. All pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The Good Things of Life. Sixth Series

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes & Brother: 1889

Seller ID: 017476


Original red cloth with black and gilt lettering with gilt designs on front cover. 8 x 10 inches oblong. 64 pages. All gilt edges. Black and white illustrations of men and women living the finer life of the late 1800's. Some illustrations are full page. Previous owners name,"Helen M. Butcher, November 26th, 1889" is written in black ink on the first page. Head and tail are slightly bumped as are the corners. Front cover is View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Dining Room Ralston House Belmont, Cal."

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Watkins' Pacific Coast. 26 Montgomery St. opposite Lick House entrance, San Francisco.:

Seller ID: 017677


Circa late 1860-early 1870. Original stereocard on orange boards. Board dimensions 7 X 3 1/4, photograph dimension 6 X 3 inches. Title is hand written at base of board. Photo is of glamorous buffet with mirrors and a beautiful chandelier. The house belonged to William C. Ralston founder of the Bank of California and financier of th Comstock Lode. Built in 1868, it has survived 2 major earthquakes. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Cliff House and Seal Rocks by Mookligh, San Francisco, Cal U.S.A.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Meadville, Pa., Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers.: 1897

Seller ID: 017679


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimension 7 X 3 1/2 inches, photograph 6 X 3 1/4 inches. Title at base of boards. Photo is of Cliff House on the right side of photo with the waves and ocean down below and the ocean. On the back is a brief history of the Cliff House. View more info

Signed Etching--Ace L. Powell

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017769


10 X 13 1/2 etching on cardboard mats, etching measures 9 3/4 X 7 3/4. 100 copies printed and signed by Ace L. Powell Etching is of a Native American man surrounded by 13 different birds, including a bald eagle, crow, Canadian goose, sparrow, owl, woodpecker, hawk and others. Ace Powell (1912-1978) was a famous and prolific Montana artist. He was a painter, etcher and sculptor of Western imagery, such as Native Americans, cowboys and horses. View more info

Original Portrait Photograph--Carolus Duran (Carolus Auguste Emile Durand)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 017773


Original studio portrait photograph. Cabinet card photograph, Circa 1890. 4 1/4 X 6 1/2 inches. Printing on back shows this photograph is from the Nadar Studio in Paris. Portrait of Carolus Duran (1837-1917) was a an award winning French portrait painter and sculptor. He was especially regarded for his portraits of women and his stylish depictions of members of high society. Photograph has a very small spot on the lower left. Clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. The Tabor Block, Denver, Co

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Popular Series: 0

Seller ID: 017846


Original stereocard photograph. Circa 1900. Board 6 3/4 X 3 1/4, photograph 5 1/4 X 2 3/4 inches. Photograph shows the Tabor Block in Denver Colorado. Built in 1879, the Tabor Block stood on the corners of 16th & Larimer Streets in downtown Denver. At one time is housed a drug store, a diamond and jewelery store of James P Tryner and ticket offices for the Kansas Pacific, Colorado Central and Union Pacific Railroads. It was demolished in 1972. Part of the Popular Series... View more info

School Arts. A Publication for Those Interested in Art Education. Vol. 37 No. 5. January, 1938

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Worcester, Mass., The Davis Press: 1938

Seller ID: 017978


Original red illustrated wrapper showing an illustration of a girl and a parrot with black and white lettering on the front cover. 9 X 12 inches. Pages 130-160. Contents include, art and gold (an editorial), living art in Mexico, when the art teacher goes to Mexico, Mexico's west coast, Mexico comes to the classroom and the fifth grade and Mexico. Copy contains numerous black and white illustrations and photographs and 2 color plates. Copy is very clean and complete. Bin... View more info

Histoire Abregee De L'Architecture De La Renaissance En Italie (History Abridged From The Acrchitecture Of The Renaissance In Italy

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, A. Vincent: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018206


Original tan wrapper with black and red lettering on front cover and black lettering on spine. 6 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. 182 pages which include 8 pages of index. Deckled edges. This book in French. Copy contains 160 black and white photographs and illustrations. A few illustrations have light foxing on the edge. Illustration is not affected. A small black ink spot is on the front cover. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

California 1826-1926 (Cathay CircleTheatre Opening Night Keepsake Booklet)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Committee of Cathay Center: 1926

Seller ID: 018596


Original illustrated wrappers. 6 x 9 inches. 32 pages. Signed on the back cover by silet movie actress Ruth Roland (b. 1892, d. 1937) and actor Ivan Lebedeff (b. 1894, d. 1953). Some moisture staining at top of some interior pages and chip at top of page 18 / 19. The Cathay Circle Theater was a major Hollywood theater when it first opened in 1926 and it hosted many movie premiers over the years. It was demolished in 1969. The theatre very much tried to tie into it... View more info

Johns-Manville Abestos Shingles

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Johns-Manville Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018825


Original color illustrated wrappers, 3 1/2 x 6 inches. Product description, specifications and installation instruction, in addition to illustrations (some in color) of very attractive homes with the shingles being offered. 22 pages. View more info

The Super-Door for Garages, Boatwells, Warehouses, Factories

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, The Super-Door Mfg. Co.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018826


One sheet folded to make 6 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 inch panels. Product information plus illustrations of the doors and the buildings. No date, but circ1 1925. View more info

Keene Screen Co., Keene, N.H.: Our Business--Screening Houses to Order, Factory, 73 Railroad Street

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Keene, N.H., Sentinal Printing Co., Printers: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018827


No date, but circa 1925. Original wrapper, 3 1/2 x 6 inches. Product desc4ription, illustrations of products offered, uses of product, list of customers who have purchased product. Unpaginated, but 14 pages, complete. View more info

Successful Home Dyeing

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Diamond Paints and Dyes): 0

Seller ID: 018873


No date, but circa 1905. What and how to dye and paint. Printed at bottom front cover: "Compliments of P.J. Kelly, Druggist, 841 Broadway, Oakland, Cal." Attractive cover printed in red. Three pages at end for "Paine's Celery Compound" and "Lactated Food" both produced by Wells Richardson Co., Burlington, VT, plus full page advertisement, illustrated, for Lactated Food on back cover. 27 pages, plus covers. 4 3/4 x 6 inches. View more info

Book of Formulas for Eastman Papers: Vitava, Velox, Azo, Ad-Type, Eastman Portrait Bromide, Eastman Bromide, Line Solar Bromide

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester, N.Y., Eastman Kodak Company: 1928

Seller ID: 018876


Revised, November, 1928. 16 pages of formulas. Oblong 7 x 5 inchers. View more info

Samll broadside / handbill: "Protect Your House by Using the Daisy Door Guard Which is a Dead Shot on Tramps, Thieves, Burglars, Beggars and all Objectionable Persons of Every Description as it Keeps them on the Outside both Day and Night."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, W.R. Parsons, 68 West Monroe Street: 0

Seller ID: 018877


Two illustrations of the brass door guard plus text advertising and pricing information. Also urges agents to apply for sales positions in door to door selling of the product. No date, but circa 1880's. 30 plus lines of text. 6 x 9 1/2 inches. View more info

Original Photograph - Merle Alcock

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019167


A black and white photograph of Merle Alcock. No date, circa 1915-1920s. 7 1/4" x 9 1/4." Original stamp on the back says, "Merle Alcock, Contralto." Photograph is clean and undamaged except for some very slight rippling. Merle Alcock (1884 or 1890-1975) was an American contralto singer who performed with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, and Philadelphia Symphony. In 1915, Alcock appeared with the New York Symphony ... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019187


Original stereocard on beige board. No date, circa 1880s. Board measures 7" x 3 1/2"; photograph measures 6 1/8" x 3." Clean copy with slight wear on the edges. "Mosque of Sultan Ahmed, Constantinople" written on back in ink. The photograph shows an image of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Blue Mosque in what was then known as Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey. The Blue Mosque sits next to the famous Hagia Sophia. In the foreground, the tree... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Jerusalem

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Webster and Albee Publishers: 0

Seller ID: 019195


Original stereocard photograph on beige-colored board. No date, circa 1880-1884. Board measures 6 3/4" x 3 1/2"; photograph measures 5 7/8" x 3." Clean copy. Webster & Albee was a publisher of stereoscopic views. The company was established in 1880 and operated until 1884 when it was succeeded by Woodward & Albee. The publisher information is printed on the left side of the board. "Foreign Scenery." is printed on the right side of the board... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - "323 Capernaum"

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Webster and Albee Publishers: 0

Seller ID: 019196


Original stereocard photograph on beige board. Board measures 7" x 3 1/2"; photograph measures 5 3/4" x 3." No date, circa 1880-1884. Very clean copy. The title is printed at the bottom of right image. The publisher information is printed on the left side of the board. "Foreign Scenery." is printed on the right side of the board. The photograph shows two people seated atop some ruins of the ancient fishing village of Capernaum in Galilee. ... View more info