EPHEMERA from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints

New Arrivals

image of China - Australia. Globe Fireworks_Crackers

China - Australia. Globe Fireworks & Crackers

by

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1910
Condition
Very good condition
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
Hong Kong, 1910. Ephemera. Very good condition. A wonderful graphic on a fireworks packet label, the globe image floating in a sea of multicolored clouds. The fireworks were presumably for export to Australia, as the central image shows China in the upper left quadrant and Australia in the lower right quadrant. The image conveys a cooperation that continues… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
image of Queen Alexandra's Photographs, Post Cards of of Shackleton's

Queen Alexandra's Photographs, Post Cards of of Shackleton's "Nimrod" departing in 1907 for the Antarctic and the Lords of the Admiralty Naval Review

by [Shackleton, Capt. E. H]

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1907
Condition
Very good condition overall
Edition
First printing
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
London: A.V.N. Jones & Co., 112 & 113 Fore St., London, E. C., 1907. First printing. Ephemera. Very good condition overall. Four split back postcards commemorating the 1907 Naval Review, including "The Nimrod" (Captain Shackleton) Going to the South Pole 1907." Princess Alexandra was known as an accomplished and devoted photographer. Queen Alexandra, wife of the King Edward… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
image of Illustrated Map of the City of New York

Illustrated Map of the City of New York

by Barry, Moss and Shor

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1957
Condition
Very good overall
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Shorewood Press, 1957. Maps. Very good overall. A pictorial illustrated map of Manhattan with small amusing vignettes at appropriate locations. For example, 2 opera singers perform at the Metropolitan Opera House, a woman pushes a baby carriage at Gramercy Park, a lion reads a book at the New York Public Library, baseball players adorn both Yankee… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of Conjuring; Or, Magic Made Easy. Containing an Extensive Collection of Conjuring and Legerdemain; Sleights with Cards, Ribbons, Rings, Fruit, Coin, Balls, Handkerchiefs, etc., All of which may be Performed in the Parlor or Drawing-room

Show Details

Description:
New York: New York Popular Publishing Company, 1881. First printing. Pamphlet. Very good condition. 19th century magician "Professor de la Mano" was an Austrian illusionist whose wealthy family owned a circus and whose real name was Zell Dreitzehn. He came to the United States in 1876 and vanished in upstate New York in 1882. Small, thin… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of Set of 6 cards featuring gold and gold mining, for "Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig"

Set of 6 cards featuring gold and gold mining, for "Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig"

by [Mining; Gold; Canada; South Africa]

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1900
Condition
Very good condition
Item Price
$45.00

Show Details

Description:
Paris: Liebig, 1900. Very good condition. Six chromolithographed advertising cards depicting gold prospecting, mining and manufacture of gold jewelry, titled "L'Oro", including a card showing gold hunters of the Klondike Gold Rush. Card illustrations depict gold rush prospectors dragging sleds through the snow on the way to the Klondike; panning for gold; processing gold in mill; interior… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$45.00
image of France. Piemont. Soutiens de l'Independence Italienne

France. Piemont. Soutiens de l'Independence Italienne

by [Italian Unification; the Risorgimento]

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1860
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
1860. Rare silk scarf commemorating the alliance between the French and Piemontese during the period of the 2nd war of Independence (1859-1861). The central panel depicts a French and Piemont soldier with arms linked, holding rifles. One is dressed in a uniform of pantaloons, short jacket and a turban; the other a more conventional military coat, double… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$400.00
image of A Familiar Letter to Personal Friends.  China mission appeal letter

A Familiar Letter to Personal Friends. China mission appeal letter

by [China; Missionary; Boxer Rebellion] Pierson, Isaac

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1879
Condition
Very good condition
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Boston, 1879. Very good condition. An appeal from an American Congregational mission at Pao Ting Fu, China (now Baoding), in the period leading up to the Boxer Rebellion, in which Rev. Pierson introduces a new colleague whose actions following the Rebellion ignited a major debate in the United States. William S. Ament (1859 - 1909), the new colleague, was… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of Bookseller invoices from London and Bristol, with franked envelopes

Bookseller invoices from London and Bristol, with franked envelopes

by [Bookselling]

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1873
Condition
Very good condition
Item Price
$225.00

Show Details

Description:
London, 1873. Very good condition. An archive of ten letterhead invoices and 7 franked envelopes from British booksellers to Mr. James H. Parker of Strand, London for books including 'Chaucer's Poems', a Bible, Miscellaneous Almanacks, 'Siege-life in Paris" by Michell and various newspapers dating 1869 through 1873. Booksellers include a woman, Olive Lasbury of Bristol, and a… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$225.00
image of Photograph album of ephemera from the Japan-British Exhibition of 1910_an English family's visit to Japan

Photograph album of ephemera from the Japan-British Exhibition of 1910 & an English family's visit to Japan

by [Photography; Japan]

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1910
Condition
Very good overall
Item Price
$1,100.00

Show Details

Description:
1910. Hardcover. Very good overall. A photograph album commemorating the Japan-British Exhibition of 1910, along with the family's photographs of a trip to Japan. The exhibition took place at White City, London in Great Britain from 14 May 1910 to 29 October 1910. It was the largest international exposition that the Empire of Japan had ever participated in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,100.00
No cover image available

The Fox's Story

by Veale, E.

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1897
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First printing
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Philadelphia: Hubbard Pub'g Co, 1897. First printing. Pamphlet. Very good condition. A very nice copy of this extremely scarce Palmer Cox item. Very bright, pictorial color illustration on the cover which is still intact with the pamphlet despite being loose at the top. Couple of short tears on the foredge of the pages, and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of The Sunday Scholar Who Turned Sailor Boy

The Sunday Scholar Who Turned Sailor Boy

by Chap book

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1831
Condition
Very good overall
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
New Haven: S. Babcock, Sidney's Press, 1831. First edition. Wraps. Very good overall. The front cover with a woodcut illustration of a kangaroo after Stubbs. With 9 woodcut illustrations in text, including one inside the front wrapper titled 'A Little Boy Who Shot his Sister'. 2 woodcut illustrations on the rear cover, 'The Little Tea Party'… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
image of Collection of 10 post cards, New Philadelphia, Ohio

Collection of 10 post cards, New Philadelphia, Ohio

by

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1920
Condition
Very good condition
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
1920. Very good condition. Collection of printed photograph post cards in color and b&w, including one real b& w photograph post card titled "Mineing (sic) Safety Device Plant, Bowerston, Ohio". New Philadelphia is the largest city and county seat of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, located south of Cleveland and northeast of Columbus. Images of the area in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of World War One hand-drawn Certificate of Appreciation from the inhabitants of 40 Rue de l'Universite, Paris 7ieme, thanking Lt. Credo Harris [with] photo of Harris at Armenian Catholic Monastery at San Lazzaro

Show Details

Description:
1918. A wonderful pair of commemorative items; of World War 1 Paris; a naive art hand-drawn certificate thanking Lt. Credo Harris, who oversaw a Red Cross shelter in the 7ieme; then an American soldier in Paris, later a Kentucky newspaperman and promoter of radio (and) a photo of Harris at Lord Byron's table at the Armenian Catholic Monastery on… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
image of Carolus Duran autograph

Carolus Duran autograph

by Carolus Duran; Charles August Emile Durand

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1880
Condition
Very good overall
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
1880. Ephemera. Very good overall. An autographed card of the French artist and painting instructor from whom John Singer Sargent learned his lovely brushwork. Carolus Duran autograph and short message, on cream colored card. With a message in French, in response to a request for his autograph. Carolus Duran's signature in ink,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of Award of the commissioners under the Act in relation to rail-road corporations : in the matter between the Schenectady and Troy Rail-Road Company, and the Utica and Schenectady Rail-Road Company, and the Albany and Schenectady Rail-Road Company

Show Details

Description:
Troy, NY: Steam Press of J.C. Kneeland,, 1847. Pamphlet. Very good overall. A government publication, notification of award, concerning railraod infrastructure in New York at an important time in railroad history. Tipped-in, printed in red, petition to supreme court and award backgrounding "An Act in Relation to Rail-Road Corporations," passed May 7, 1848. Variable typeface on cover… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
1916. Five salesman's samples for pictorial calendars for the Thomas D. Murphy Company. In 1889, Thomas D. Murphy and his partner Edmond Osborne sought to defray the cost of a purchased woodcut of the Montgomery County Courthouse in Red Oak by selling advertising around the picture and adding a calendar pad. The calendar was an immediate success,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$325.00
image of Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, letter including condensed balance sheet, August 1840, requesting funds for track completion

Show Details

Description:
1840. Ephemera. Very good overall. A manuscript letter from treasurer Samuel Bradford to Messrs. Thomson Hankey & Co., documenting a time before The Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company became one of the most prosperous corporations of its era. Dated August 1840, the letter requests further finance from the London bank as the company seeks to complete work on their… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
image of Personal Photo Album of Wappinger's Falls at turn of the century

Personal Photo Album of Wappinger's Falls at turn of the century

by

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1890
Condition
Very good overall
Item Price
$500.00

Show Details

Description:
1890. Very good overall. Extremely interesting family photograph album of the village of Wappingers Falls, NY, around the turn of the century. The first portrait is of the family, with dogs, parent & automobile in background. There follows several photographs of their new house from various angles while being finished; then the barn being finished, the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$500.00
image of Signed invitation to Charles Dudley Warner to meet Helen Keller

Signed invitation to Charles Dudley Warner to meet Helen Keller

by Burroughs, John

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1896
Condition
Very good condition
Item Price
$225.00

Show Details

Description:
New York, 1896. Very good condition. Signed note written by Burroughs inviting Mr. Warner to come with him to a meeting with Hellen Keller the next morning. Dated February 25th. Complete with envelope, also signed. Single fold, toned.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$225.00
image of 'Table Tennis. The New Indoor Game'

'Table Tennis. The New Indoor Game'

by

Seller
Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints
Published
1890
Condition
Good + overall
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
New York, 1890. Pamphlet. Good + overall. Published in the late 19th century, one of the first ephemera of the sport in the U.S., explaining the rules and how they differ from lawn tennis. One page of 'Directions' and two pages of 'Rules'. Illustrations on front panel of people in turn of the century dress playing table tennis… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00