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The Modern Priscilla. May 1910, Volume XXIV, No. 3.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Priscilla Publishing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 020219

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a mother holding a child in a roundel portrait. 10 1/4" x 14." Fifty-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Old Dutch Cleanser. Pages are very clean and intact. Front cover has a vertical fold line. Five small binding holes on left margin of front cover. The Modern Priscilla is a monthly magazine that was first published in 1887. It absorbed Everyday Housekeeping in 1912 and Home Needlework Magazine in 1917, and the maga... View more info

Woman's Home Companion. August 1901, Vol. XXVIII, No. 8.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Springfield, OH, The Crowell Publishing Company: 1901

Seller ID: 020065

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by H. Koch of a young man and woman near a pond with the latter feeding a family of swans. Back cover has multicolored advertisement for Pearline soap. 11 1/4" x 16." Forty pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Pages 2, 3, 9, and 10 have a tear on the side but text is still legible. Woman's Home Companion is a monthly magazine that includes short stories, serialized fiction, and current news and covers topics such as hous... View more info

Woman's Home Companion. July 1901, Vol. XXVIII, No. 7.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Springfield, OH, The Crowell Publishing Company: 1901

Seller ID: 020066

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of two women and a man watching fireworks in a nighttime scene with boats on a river and red, white, and blue lanterns hanging from a tree. Back cover has multicolored advertisement for Mennen's Borated Talcum Powder. 11 1/4" x 16." Forty-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. Binding is a bit loose with some chips at the spine. Small hole on Pages 27 and 28 that only affects one image. Woman's Home Companion is a mo... View more info

The Modern Priscilla: Brim Full of Fancy Work. January 1910, Volume XXIII, No. 11.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Priscilla Publishing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 020215

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by G. harlow of a woman who wears a traditional Dutch outfit and sits in a chair while she knits. 10 1/4" x 14." Forty-six pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat. Pages are very clean and intact. Five small binding holes on left margin of front cover. The Modern Priscilla is a monthly magazine that was first published in 1887. It absorbed Everyday Housekeeping in 1912 and Home Needlework Magazine in 1917, and the m... View more info

The Modern Priscilla. February 1910, Volume XXIII, No. 12.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Priscilla Publishing Company: 1910

Seller ID: 020216

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by O. T. Jackman of a woman embroidering while riding a mule, which carries fruits in baskets on its back. 10 1/4" x 14." Fifty pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Cream of Wheat that shows a child playing with toy blocks that form an image of the Cream of Wheat chef. Pages are very clean and intact. Five small binding holes on left margin of front cover. The Modern Priscilla is a monthly magazine that was first published in 18... View more info

Program for Julia Culp.

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, Sacramento Saturday Club: 1917

Seller ID: 12385

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


7 pages; portrait; paper wrapper with title on the cover (3 7/8 x 7 7/8 inch). Julia Bertah Culp (1880-1970) the 'Dutch Nightingale' was born in the Netherlands and became a celebrated mezzo-soprano during 1901-1919 and was very popular the world over. During WWII, being of Jewish birth, she went into hiding in Amsterdam until the end of the war. She visited Sacramento on one her world tours as a guest of the Saturday Club. The Saturday Club of Sacramento was founded in 1893 and is one of the oldest support groups of music west of the Rockies. It was founded to expose the local residents to pr... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Nightingale on Its Sheltered Nest."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9253

Condition: Collectible-Good


# 21200 (359). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the bird, its habits and poetry by Keats. Photo taken in England of the Nightingale sitting on the nest among foliage. Evidence of a fold down the middle. View more info

The Illustrated Book of Natural History: In Four Parts (Part One)

By: Ashmead, Henry B.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Henry B. Ashmead: 1858

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019492

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding with new spine and corners. Part One only. Eight colored bird prints. 10 1/4" x 12 7/8." Thirty-one pages, complete. Gilt and impressed decorations on front cover. Impressed decorations on back cover. Pages have light foxing and dampstaining. Printed for the American Sunday-School Union. Contents of Part One are the following: "Turkey," "Eagle," "Hen," "Skylark," "Nightingale," "Partridge," "Swallow," and "Robin." Brief descriptions of each bird are included. (Parts Two,... View more info

Our Irish Song Birds

By: Benson, Charles William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Hodges, Figgis, and Company, Limited: 1901

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019967

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt illustration of a bird on the front cover. Inscribed by author on half-title. 5 1/4" x 7 1/4." 206 pages, complete. Four color plates (sepia-gray color), complete. Gilt lettering on spine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A fine copy. A highly detailed and descriptive book on fifty-six bird species that can be seen in Ireland. The author describes each bird's demeanor, habits, and song patterns, among other information. Some species discussed include the song thrush, redwing, fieldfare, ring ouzel, hedge sparrow, i... View more info

Lithograph Portrait. "Jenny Lind"

By: Lind, Jenny

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 10803

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original lithograph portrait, circa 1890 (8 3/4 x 10 1/2 inch) of her upper body. Jenny Lind (1820-1887), a Swedish soprano singer, master of coloratura. Known as the "Swedish Nightingale" appeared first in 1840 on stage, toured France, Germany and England as an operatic singer till retiring in 1849 to devote herself to concert singing. Toured the continent and spent her last years in England. Toured in the United States for P.T. Barnum 1850-52. Was married to Otto Goldschmidt (1852). View more info