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Agricultural Almanac for the Year of Our Lord 1895; Being the Third After Leap Year, and Until the Fourth of July, the 119th of American Independence

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, John Baer's Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 016450

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


String bound pamphlet with significant chipping, especially at corners. Information about sunrise and set times and moon phases arranged monthly. Also contains articles of interest to the farmer. Calculated for the Meridian of Pennsylvania and adjoining states. View more info

Review of the Transactions of the Credit Mobilier Company and an Examination of That Portion of the Testimony Taken by the Committee of Investigation and Reported to the House of Representatives at the Last Session of the Forty-Second Congress Which Relates to Mr. Garfield

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., 1873

Seller ID: 016455

Condition: Collectible-Good


String bound, blue paper wrapper present but detached, significant chipping. 28 pages. The Credit Mobilier Company was established by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1864 to act as a screen in an effort to defraud the government of railroad construction funds. In 1868, Congressman Oakes Ames distributed stock and cash bribes to several office holders. James Garfield (1831-1881) was one of the Representatives accused of involvement. This pamphlet is an attempt to clear Mr. ... View more info

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Original World War I Era Poster - The Jewish Welfare Board

By: Anonymous

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Aleo-Gravure, Inc.: 1918

Seller ID: 016468

Condition: Very Good


22 x 31 inch poster on tan paper with black and blue ink. Several small tears on edges, moisture stain left bottom corner, right bottom corner missing. 1 1/4 inch tear in body of poster. Illustration of World War I soldiers by Sidney Harry Riesenberg (1885-1971), illustrator famous for his World War I posters. Above the illustration is printed "Civilians When We Go Through This We Need All the Help and Comfort You Can Give." Underneath is printed, "The Jewish... View more info

San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge General Plan & Elevation

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: State of California Department of Public Works:

Seller ID: 016476

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1930s. 31 x 11 blueprint drawing. Some chipping and discoloration. Fold lines. "Drawing No. 4" printed in upper right corner and "J.R.L." printed in lower right corner. Blueprint shows the route of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (built 1933-1936) and the elevation change along the route. View more info

Practical Recipes : Tested for Home Use

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Globe Milles, U. S. A.: 1932

Seller ID: 016483

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cover title : "Practical Recipes from the Globe Mills". Staple bound booklet with paper wrapper, color illustration of lady baking a cake on front. 5 x 7 inches. 64 pages of household recipes with index, many using Globe flour. View more info

Lawlor's Picture Post Cards : Views of Saint Vincent, W. I.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint Vincent, Thos. Lawlor & Co.:

Seller ID: 016509

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Six 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch black and white postcards, stapled with a red paper wrapper, significantly chipped. The postcards show views of Saint Vincent, an island in Southeastern Caribbean. View more info

Gysegem (Alost) : Institut des Soeurs de St. Vincent de Paul

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brussells, Belgium, Ern. Thill:

Seller ID: 016511

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910. Collection of fifteen 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 sepia-toned postcards, stapled in a green paper wrapper, minor rubbing. Signature in ink on front. Small red stain on front. Views of the Convent of the Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul in the Gijzegem borough of Aalst, Belgium. Apparently, it also served as a girl's school. Captions in French. View more info

Sherwood Concert Program

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1885

Seller ID: 016518

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


12 x 9 inch tan paper folded in half. 3 very small tears along edge. Program for a concert given on February 3, 1885, at the Grand Opera House in Des Moines, Iowa, by William H. Sherwood (1854-1911), well known pianist and music teacher of the day. View more info

Typical Americans : The Late Geo. Wm. Curtis (Editor Harper's Weekly) : The Late Jno. G. Whittier (Quaker Poet) : Memorial Services, Macauley's Theatre, September 11th, 1892

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1892

Seller ID: 016529

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


String bound program, paper wrapper with significant chipping, not affecting text. 8 pages. Program for a memorial service held in Louisville, Kentucky for George William Curtis (1824-1892) and John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), two prominent American men of letters. Included are the texts of the eulogies given. View more info

California Resources and Possibilities : Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the California Development Board for the Year Nineteen Seventeen

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Development Board: 1918

Seller ID: 016534

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Paper wrapper with color map of California and the California State Seal on front. Ex-library. Significant chipping of cover, text in very good condition. 4 punched holes near spine. Library stamp on first and last page. 64 pages with index and 20 x 36 fold out color map in back. A detailed report on the infrastructure, resources, and information of importance to the business community in the State of California. Multiple tables. View more info

Plano de Los Caminos de Guadaljara a San Cristobal Y a Tepic

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1875

Seller ID: 016542

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


16 1/2 x 10 inch map. Fold lines, some faint spots not affecting readability of map. No tears or chips. Map of the road from the towns of Tepic, Mexico to Guadalajara, Mexico, passed the Ceboruco Volcano. The map also shows the road from San Cristobal de la Barranca to Guadalajara. There is an inset map delineating the elevation change from San Cristobal to Guadalajara. San Cristobal is lowest because it is the Rio Grande de Santiago River valley. View more info

Original Handbill - Union Labor Party Mannerbund Hall 24th & Potrero Ave. Tuesday Eve. Oct. 15, 1907

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: American Printing Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 016550

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


7 x 12 inch handbill, printed on red paper. Chipping, fold lines, two small tears in top edge, repaired with tape on back. Still easily legible. Advertisement for a rally held by the Union Labor Party at Mannerbund Hall in San Francisco. The nominees of the party for various municipal offices are listed and scheduled to speak. The Union Labor Party was formed in San Francisco in 1901 after city police violently broke a union strike. It initially had great success, contro... View more info

The San Francisco Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis : How to Avoid Catching Tuberculosis

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Hicks-Judd Co.: 0

Seller ID: 016551

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910. 10 x 7 inch paper folded in half to make 4 pages. Contains information on the prevention of the spread of tuberculosis. View more info

Paso Robles Hot Springs : Open All the Year : Sunshine Sulphur Mud

By: Anonymous

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Paso Robles, California, Paso Robles Hot Springs:

Seller ID: 016564

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910s. 4 1/2 x 3 inch booklet with cardstock cover, fold lines but otherwise in excellent condition. Promotional literature touting the medical benefits of the Paso Robles Hot Springs, with mineral analysis and small Southern Pacific railroad map. Identifies Frank W. Sawyer, M. D., as the director of the Hot Springs. View more info

Wonderful California

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, C. T. & Co.:

Seller ID: 016573

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910s. 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Collection of 104 printed photographs of points of interest throughout California, bound with string with brown cardstock cover, illustration of a train traveling through orange groves on front. Cover is moderately chipped, but photographs are in excellent condition. Lovely views of California in times gone by. View more info

Program on the Second Berkeley Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division and Associated Societies, and the Fourth Joint Meeting with the Southwestern Division

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, American Association for the Advancement of Science: 1929

Seller ID: 11145

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


32 pages; maps, table; tan paper wrapper (5 x 8 inch). Program for the meeting covering the period June 19 to 22, 1929 listing all the lectures and sessions. Clean copy inside and outside. View more info

Original Program : Sacramento Music Series Presents the Philadelphia Orchestra Eugene Ormandy, Conducting, Friday Evening, May 21, 1948, Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1948

Seller ID: 016587

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


12 x 9 inch paper folded in half and printed on all four sides. Fold lines not affecting text. Lists the musical pieces to be performed during the concert, including works composed by Bach, Dvorak, Debussy and Strauss. Also has advertisement for Columbia Records on inside and Sherman Clay piano dealers on back. Marian Anderson (1897-1993) was an African-American contralto, one of the most celebrated singers of her day. This is the original program for a performance in Sa... View more info

Katharine Cornell

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 016589

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1933. 11 x 8 1/2 inch paper folded in half, printed on four pages. Minor chipping. Promotional literature for a performance of "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" with Katharine Cornell and Basil Rathbone in the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento, California, on Wednesday, February 7. Includes a one page biography of Katharine Cornell and a black and white photographic portrait. Katharine Cornell (1893-1979) was one of the finest stage actresses of her day, kno... View more info

Original Program : St. Paul's Episcopal Church Music Guild Presents E. Power Biggs in Organ Recital

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 016590

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


11 x 8 1/2 inch paper folded in half and printed on all four sides. Very minor wrinkling, not affecting text. No chips. Lists the organ musical pieces to be performed during the recital on the newly restored 1877 Johnson Tracker Organ. E. Power Biggs (1906-1977) was a concert organist and recording artist who sparked a revival of classical pipe organ music. This is a program for two performances on March 16 and 17, 1965. View more info

America's Epic Poet (cover title)

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Macmillan Company:

Seller ID: 016591

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1930. Staple bound, orange cardstock wrapper with small tear in spine, some scuffing on front. 19 pages with photographic portrait of John G. Neihardt, 4 illustrations. Stamped "discarded" in purple in on front and back fly leaves. Includes article titled, "John G. Neihardt : America's Poet for the Ages" and "Appreciations from the Press". Publisher's promotional literature for the works of John G. Neihardt (1881-1973), and author of poetry ... View more info