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New England Railroad Calendar 1971 [ Calendar for the Year 1971 ]

By Comet Films of Boston

Boston, Massachusetts: Comet Films of Boston, 1970. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Oblong quarto, 8 1/2" x 11" ; 24 pages; illustrated throughout with 12 black and white train photos; plastic spiral bound, stiff two-color illustrated wraps. In very good condition over all, internally clean and fine, but externally damaged at the fore-edge hole for hanging, light yellowing and moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling.


Mayo's Cut Plug; "For Chewing and Smoking"; 2 Tobacco Trade Cards issued by P. H. Mayo & Brother

By P. H. Mayo & Brother et al

Richmond, VA: P. H. Mayo & Brother, Incor, c. 1900. First Edition. Stiff Card. Near Fine and Very good. Two original advertising trade cards with sepia tone picture of a women in period dress on each (upper body only) and business trade mark on reverse in blue. 32mo, 3 1/8" x 2" printed on stiff cardboard. Both clean, one near fine with light shelf wear, the other moderate edge wear. Original advertising card


COLUMBIA (Columbia Granfonola) Greek Records [ Record Catalog ]

By Columbia Records (Columbia Granfonola)

New York, New York: Columbia, 1918. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Text in Greek. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 16 pages, wire saddle stitch, color wraps. A very good copy over all, generally clean, paper lightly yellowed light exterior wear


The Cities Service Personal Budget Book 1931

By Henry L. Doherty/ Cities Service Company

New York, New York: Cities Service Company, 1931. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very good. This copy also contains a copy of a form letter from the Doherty company referencing the fact that this is being sent as a radio offer premium. "Thrift and wise investment bring independence and freedom from care." Octavo, 62 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff illustrated beige wraps. A very good, clean and sturdy copy over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, one edge showing a small slight dampstain. This is a personal bugeting book with pages for expenses and income.


Ford Exposition: A Century of Progress [1934 Chicago World's Fair display box] Man Must Go to the Earth for All Material [Gift Souvenir]

By Ford Motor Corporation

Chicago, Illinois: Ford Motor Company, 1934. First Edition. Unbound. Very good +. 12 materials: Iron Ore, Silklimanite, Mohair, Copper Ore, Cork, Rubber, Zinc Ore, Asbestos, Glass, Bauxite, Soy Beans, Cotton. 12mo, 5" tall x 3 1/2" wide x 3/4" deep, blue cardboard box with clear plastic 'windows' for each of the materials. In small shipping box from the Ford Exposition. Printed shipping box, sturdy, moderately soiled. Interior fine with light dust from materials.


Ford Exposition: A Century of Progress [1934 Chicago World's Fair Brochure] Roads of the World

By Ford Motor Corporation

Chicago, Illinois: Ford Motor Company, 1934. First Edition. Unbound. Very good. 6 panel fan fold. 12mo, 6" tall x 4 1/2" wide (26" unfolded) 2 color (blue and black), photographic illustration plus promotional copy: "One-third of a century of progress produced the New Ford V-Eight" "It is not good business unless buyer and seller both gain by it." "Industry is mind using nature to make human life more free." etc. In very good, clean, neat condition over all, lightly worn at folds.


Parker Brothers: 1883 - 1983 [ Calendar for the Year 1983 ]

By Pat Capozzi, Amy Dean, Nancy Kelly, Holly Phillips, Harvey Macomber

Beverly, MA: Parker Brothers,, 1983. Original Wraps. Very good. Limited edition: one of 2,000. An anniversary calander. Oblong quarto, 14" x 11" ; 24 pages illustrated throughout in two color on cream stock, wire saddle stitch, stiff color illustrated wraps. In very good condition over all, internally clean and fine, but externally marred by light foxing and moderate shelf wear.


My Lady's Beauty" ; treating of the very best and newest aids for obtaining Beautiful Hair and A Perfect Complexion by the use of Dr. Vaux's Scientific Inventions and French Formulas [an original sales brochure for a comb and hair elixer]

By Arthur John Farmer

Detroit, Michigan: Dr. Vaux Company, 1904. First Edition. Chapbook. Good. 32mo, 4 3/4" tall, advertising booklet, 64 pages, wire saddle stitch, black and white cover illustration on stiff wraps, interior on newsprint. Good condition over all, interior very good, clean, paper moderately yellowed, but cover torn at the top of the spine with a 1/2" piece missing and wire stiches rusting. Please note "the Dr. Vaux Company [are] proprietors of Western Comb Works and Acme Chemical Company." and maker of "Dr. Vaux' Scalp-Sprayer Fountain Comb," "Dr. Vaux' Scalp Food," "Dr. Vaux' Hair Grower," "Dr. Vaux' French Massage Cream" and"Dr. Vaux' French Massage Cup,"each of which are explicated in the booklet.


Home Almanac, for the year 1891

By Home Insurance Company

New York, New York: Home Insurance Company of New York, 1891. First Edition. Decorative Paper. Good -. This is a booklet with pictorial and text vignettes covering each of the months of the year and including advertisements from other businesses. Octavo, 9" tall, 34 pages, wire side stitch, stiff color pictorial covers. This copy is in good minus condition overall, cover being significantly chipped, back strip over the spine missing, a 1" by 4" piece of the top margin missing, covers loose, interior paper lightly yellowed and generally clean BUT a child has used a color pencil to 'enhance' several pictures throughout. Still, a nice example of period ephemera.


Atlanta Biltmore, "The South's Supreme Hotel" [Calendar and rate card 1931]

By Atlanta Biltmore

Atlanta, Georgia: Atlanta Biltmore, 1931. First Edition. Single sheet. Very good. All Rooms Outside -- with Bath, Single $4.00, $5.00, $6.00 / Double $6, $8.00, $10 / 30 Rooms at $3.50" A single original plastic card 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" with Hotel image on one side and calender for the year 1931 on the other, printed in two color--black and red. In very good condition over all with light wear, but a crease at one corner.


Palacio Nacional de Mafra; [10 Postcards, fanfold style--bound in a single booklet]

By Coleccao Passaporte (Loty)

Lisbon, Portugal (Lisboa): Coleccao Passaporte (Loty), c 1960. First Edition. Stiff Card cover. Very Good. An original booklet of 10 color postcards (complete), side wire bound with perferation for removal. All present. 24mo, 4" x 5 1/4" 10 postcards, connected in fanfold, in stiff printed wraps. A very good clean original copy over all with mostly minor shelf wear and some slight finger soiling..


The Old Belfry Club presents A Revue of Famous Songs from Famoius Shows 1910 to 1931; Friday, December 18 - Saturday, December 19, 1931 [ program] [Lexington, Massacusetts]

By Beatrice H. Lamont (concieved and drected by)

Lexington, Massachusetts: Old Belfry Club, 1931. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good +. This is a simple program for an Old Belfry Club presentation. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 4 pages plus printed wraps, wire saddle stictch. A good copy over all, paper lightly soiled and moderately worn with dakening at the spine, wire binding beginning to rust.


Dan Dare Picture Card Album;presented by Calvert's - makers of Dan Dare Tooth Powder

By [Eagle; Frank Bellamy?, et al]

Manchester, England: F. C. Calvert & Co. Ltd, c. 1960. First Edition. Pamphlet. Very good. Oblong 12mo, 7" x 4 3/4" pamplet of 24 black and white pages plus stiff color cover; an empty stamp book with descriptions of each stamp issued with packages of Calvert's Toothpaste. (I guess the kid never brushed his teeth); A very good copy over all, near fine with slight exterior soiling but paper lightly yellowed.)


Trail Cookery for Girl Scouts

By [Kellogg] [Girl Scouts]

Battle Creek, Michigan: Kellogg Company: Home Economics Department, n.d. First Edition. Pamphlet. Very good. Oblong octavo pamphlet, 8" tall x 3 3/4 wide, 12 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, generally clean pamphlet with minor shelf wear, light exterior soiling, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.


Star War incredible cross-sections: the ultimate guide to Star Wars vehicles and spacecraft
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Star War incredible cross-sections: the ultimate guide to Star Wars vehicles and spacecraft

By David West Reynolds; illustrated by Hans Jenssen & Richard Chasemore

New York, New York: (DK) Dorling Kindersley, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover--illustrated boards. Near Fine / Very Good. Folio 14 " tall, 32 pages, glossy pictorial boards. A near fine, clean, neat first edition with very little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight. In a very good slightly rubbed dust jacket with the original price present. Issued by Lucasfilm as a juvenile picture book with terrifically executed detail illustrations in color.


New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. Local Time Table. Midland, Central and Norwich Divisions. (Willimantic to Boston; Providence to Willimantic, Pascoag to Providence; East Thompson to Southbridge; Boston to Norwood; Cook Street to Pascoag, Worcester to New London; etc]

By [ New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad ]

Boston, Massachusetts: [ New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad ] Rand Avery Supply, 1901. First Edition. Brochure-one-sheet. Very Good. An original one sheet time table printed both sides; 10 1/2 x 12", folded to 5 1/2 x 3", black print on orange stock. A very good copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, light soiling, some splitting starting at the folds.


Madame Tussaud's Exhibition; Official Guide and Catalogue 1931

By John T. Tussaud, John Jarman, et al

London, England: Madame Tussaud's Exhibition, 1931. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Revised and brought up-to-date, May, 1931" Octavo, 8" tall, 72 pages (with single color illustrations and ads throughout), saddle stich, stiff illustrated covers. A very good, clean original soft cover copy over all, exterior moderately shelf worn and edge rubbed, with little soiling, moderate yellowing, binding solid, interior paper lightly yellowed.


Free Wheeling: What It Does-How It Does It

By Studebaker Motors

South Bend, Indiana: Studebaker, 1930. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Pamphlet, 16mo, 6" tall, 20 pages + covers,illustrated throughout, two color printing, wire saddle stitch. A very good, clean, neat informational pamphlet with partial splitting started at cover hinge. Issued by the Studebaker Corporation extolling their new invention of a "free wheeling" gear mechanism.


Married Life; A Blessing to the Truly Married [With an original marriage certificate, July, 1896, signed by the married couple, witnesses, pastor, and wedding guests, in 'book' form]

By William Robert Burnside, and Margaret Janet Moore; arranged by Mrs. Dora E. W. Spratt

Heuvelton, New York; Philadelphia: Charles H. Banes ; B. Griffith, Philadelphia, 1896. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 61 pages, decorative white cloth, silvered titles and top edge. A hard covered booklet of advice, prayers, quotes, and instruction, including the actual certificate signed by the bride, the groom, the witnesses and the Baptist minister. Includes several pages of signatures from wedding guests. A good specimen with moderate shelf wear, ligh texterior soiling, hinge cracked but secure, light foxing to the endpapers.