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Eventailliste, Contenant Quatre Planches

By: Anonymous

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Didenot's Encyclopeida:

Seller ID: 14398

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Excerpted from Diderot's "Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences . (1751-72)". [2] pages text; 4 plates; plain paper wrapper (10 1/4 x 15 1/2 inch). Articles on the construction of fans for personal use. Chief value of the article are the plates. I: image of the working room with paper being prepared for construction; II: shows the working room with female painter working on the fan with equipment drawn below to scale; III: image of two female worker... View more info

Presented to the University of Oregon Library By John Henry Nash, 1940

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Eugene, Oregon, John Henry Nash: 1940

Seller ID: 14391

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Sheet folded to (9 x 12 1/2 inch). Contains: Board of Directors listing (May 1937) and To Patrons and Friends of the University of Oregon Library (June 1940). A prospectus for the "Association of Patrons and Friends of the University of Oregon Library" calling for annual membership pledge of one dollar to support the library. Very good copy. View more info

Constitution of Bunker Hill Trading and Mining Association

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven,m Conn, Yale Collection of Western Americana: 1972

Seller ID: 14388

Condition: Collectible-Fine


1000 copies printed for members of the Western History Association at their meeting in New Haven, October 1972. "The Bunker Hill Trading and Mining Association, 124 strong, sailed from Boston March 5, 1849 in the ship Regulus and reached San Francisco 192 days later." Fine clean copy. View more info

Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War : Part One

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1863

Seller ID: 14379

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Part One Only. "37th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. Com.". 756 pages; brown cloth binding. "In December 1861, a joint committee of the two houses of Congress, consisting of three members of the Senate and four members of the House, was appointed, with instructions to inquire into the conduct of the present war." Contains testimony and account of the conduct of the Civil War up to 1863. Publisher's pebble cloth faded at spine, but unw... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Grace Church"

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rochester, N. Y., C. W. Woodward:

Seller ID: 015721

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on orange board. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Some rubbing on edges and wear on image. View of a brick church, gothic look with pointed arch windows and doorway, but not elaborate. "American Scenery, Rochester and Vicinity" series, however, unable to determine location of church. View more info

The Pharmacology of the Newer Materia Medica : Embracing the Botany, Chemistry, Pharmacy and Therapeutics of New Remedies

By: Anonymous

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, George S. Davis: 1892

Seller ID: 14351

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xi, 1307 pages; folding chart; 3/4 tan leather binding (expertly repaired inside). A medical guide for doctors and medical personnel to aid them in diagnosis and examination. Very good clean copy. View more info

Former Head of Institute Tells of State History

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, Pacific Lecture Bureau: 1923

Seller ID: 016520

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


6 x 10 1/2 tan paper, printing on both sides. Fold lines, minor chipping not affecting text. Promotional literature for lecturer Dr. James A. B. Scherer (1870-1944) was a Lutheran minister and President of Throop Polytechnic Institute from 1908-1921. He was one of the driving forces behind the Institutes transition to become the California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech). Upon retirement, he moved to Sacramento and began giving lectures. This item is promotional liter... View more info

Linotype : The Big Scheme of Simple Operation

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, California, The Pfutser & Tinker Press: 1981

Seller ID: 14332

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Limited to 100 copies. [7] pages; stiff paper wrapper (5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inch) with title on the cover. Text is taken from a volume of "The History of Technology". Fine clean copy. View more info

A Revolutionary Salute from Members of the Roxburghe Club to Members of the Zamorano Club

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, David Henderson: 1976

Seller ID: 14329

Condition: Collectible-Fine


125 copies printed as a Keepsake. One sheet folded into quarters, with title on the cover (6 1/2 x 10 inch). Facsimile reprint of the poem on blue paper inserted into the flyer. Given to members of both Clubs at the joint meeting September 1976. The anonymous poem was printed by Zamorano in 1836 - unique copy now part of the Bancroft Library. English version of the poem facing the Spanish facsimile by Professor Arthur L. Askins of UC Berkeley. Fine clean copy. View more info

Original Photograph. "Holly Walk - Leamington. No. 233".

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 14284

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circa1880s. Original black & white photo (4 1/2 x 3 inch) mounted on cardstock (11 x 6 5/8 inch) with title in pencil on the back. Image of a wide walk in between two rows of trees on a divide down the center of the street in the English town of Leamington. Fine clean copy. View more info

Music and Musicians in New York

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York., Harper's New Monthly Magazine: 1881

Seller ID: 015583

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Excerpt from the May, 1881, issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine in cardstock folder, reinforced with masking tape. Some discoloration of folder. Magazine sections are held together along spines with tape. Label on front of folder from Dellquest's Rare Books, Los Angeles, California. 16 pages with 14 portraits. An article about the leading singers and musicians of the time in New York, includes portraits of Theodore Thomas, Leopold Damrosch, Etelka Gerster, Italo Campa... View more info

Original Photograph. "Royal Opera House, Dresden."

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 14253

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1880s. Original photograph (6 1/4 x 4 inch) mounted on cardstock (8 x 6 inch). with title written in pencil on the back. Designed by Gottfried Semper in the style of Dresden Baroque and first built in 1841, it burnt down in 1861, was rebuilt again with the aid of Semper and was firebombed in 1945 by the US Air Force. Again rebuilt along the same lines as the Semper design after the war. Among the many premieres here were by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner. Image... View more info

Original Photograph. "Parade Eastbourne, England".

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 14254

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa1880s. Original photograph (6 7/8 x 4 3/8 inch) mounted on cardstock (8 x 6 inch) with title in pencil on the back. Eastbourne, England has been a seaside resort since the 1840s and a center for boys schools. This image is of strollers along the 'Promenade' in front of hotels along the beach. The tourists are in full formal clothing with umbrellas to block the sun. Very good copy. View more info

Original Photograph "Carisbrooke Castle"

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 14250

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original photograph (5 1.8 x 3 3/8 inch) mounted on cardstock (7 x 5 3/8 inch) with title on the back in pencil. Image in black and white of the entrance of the Castle with the ruins in the background. The Castle is most famous for being Charles I's prison for 14 months before his execution in 1649. Very good copy. View more info

The Duke of Gordon's Three Daughters ; To Which are Added, The Brewer Laddie ; and The Hero May Perish

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Printed for the Booksellers:

Seller ID: 016248

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1840-1850. Original chapbook, once bound, with an illustration of a soldier on the front, no. 18 under the publisher's information. One sheet of paper folded to make 8 pages, unopened. 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Chapbooks were an early form of popular literature, originating in the 16th century and fading out of use by the mid-19th century. They were cheaply printed booklets that "chapmen" would sell door to door or at fairs to the common people. This one contains t... View more info

Original Photograph "Bath Machines"

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bath, England,

Seller ID: 14240

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circa1880s. Photo image (6 7/8 x 4 3/8 inch) mounted on board ( 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch) untitled. Image of the shoreline of England with hotels in background, with bathing 'machine' carts lined up along the shore. Some at water's edge, others still up on the beach with several dozen individuals with umbrellas on the shoreline in street clothing. Fine clean copy. View more info

Schloss Schonbrunn, Wien. schoenbrunn-Castle; Chateau De Schoenbrunn, Vienne

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vienna, Austria, Christoph Teisser's Sohne: 1938

Seller ID: 14238

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Series of post cards (8) in booklet foldout form (4 1/4 x 6 1/8 inch) with title on the cover. Post cards are in color of the interior of the castle and ch√Ęteau locations in Vienna. Very good copy. View more info

Vulcano La "Solfataaa" (Petit Vesuve)

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Napoli, Italy, Pozzuoli:

Seller ID: 14236

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1930s. Series of photographs (14) in booklet form with stiff paper cover (5 5/8 x 3 7/8 inch) with title on the cover. Inscription in pencil from the former owner. Photos show a series of images of the volcano's lava flows into the crater and images of the steam and sulfur vents. Very good copy. View more info

How to Sell Manuscripts

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 14234

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circa 1915. 31 pages; brown paper wrapper (4 5/8 x 7 inch) with title on the cover. Deals with standard magazines; where to sell photo plays; juvenile publications; where to sell songs; newspaper syndicates; photo play magazines; art magazines; markets for verse; a digest of Copyright Law. Fine clean copy. View more info

The Obstinate Family : A Farce, in One Act

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, T.H. French:

Seller ID: 14230

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'French's Acting Editions, CCCI'. 14 pages; orange paper wrapper (4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch). Former owner's stamp on the cover. Very good copy. Translated and Adapted from the German. View more info