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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

Collection of Photographic Portraits : The Fireside Poets

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 016599

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1880s. Collection of six 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 inch oval bust portraits in Victorian Era decorated mat and wooden frame. 33 x 9 1/2 inches overall. Some scuffing of the portraits, adds to the antique look of the piece. The subjects of the portraits are the "Fireside Poets" - William Cullen Bryant, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, and John Greenleaf Whittier - along with Ralph Waldo Emerson. The Fireside Poets were a grou... View more info

Illustrations of the Oregon Trail Monument Expedition 1906-7-10-11

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016606

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Foldout brochure (24 3/4 x 6 1/4 inch), black and white photographs on twelve panels, folds to 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches. Cover title. Images of Meeker's Homestead in Puyallup, Washington "Camp 1" 1906; On the Street, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1910; "Jim" Meeker's Dog; A Sage Plain, Snake River, Idaho, 1910; Nooning; A Difficult Drive, Snake River, Idaho, 1910; Oregon Trail Monuments; Planting a Marker/Found the Trail; Broad Street, Near Wall, New York City, 1907;... View more info

Souvenir of Historic Frederick : Facts Concerning the Early History of Frederick, Md. (cover title)

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick, Maryland, Marken & Bielfeld: 1908

Seller ID: 016609

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


String bound, brown paper wrapper, moderate chipping, some scuffing not affecting text. 32 pages with 17 color illustrations of points of interest in Frederick, Maryland. Errata slip laid in front. Previous owners signature on front cover. Stamp from Geo. M. Chambers Bookbinders of Frederick, Maryland in back. History of Frederick, Maryland, founded in 1745. Clean, tight copy. View more info

General Orders No. 56 : Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, August 11, 1887

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., [Government Printing Office]: 1888

Seller ID: 016627

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Staple bound, no cover, clean and unchipped. 11 pages of rules and regulations for the government of the Hospital Corps of the United States Army. View more info

The Women's Home and Foreign Missionary Society : 1890, 1917, 1918

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fort Plain, New York, Reformed Church: 1918

Seller ID: 016739

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound, yellow paper wrapper. Minor chipping, sunning at lower edge. Program for the Missionary Society meetings from September 1917 to July 1918, typed and mimeographed. The Society appears to have met on the first Friday of each month for a presentation on an interesting subject and "social hour". This program lists the subject, presenter, and who is responsible for the social hour. View more info

The Frontier-Land

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chamber's: 1879

Seller ID: 016632

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Excerpt from a 1879 issue of Chamber's Magazine with paper wrapper. 4 pages. A synopsis and review of the book "On the Frontier" by Major J. S. Campion, a chronicle of an 1878 bison hunting trip on the prairie. View more info