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Ricordo del Lago di Como

By Brunner & C. ( fotoedizioni)

Como, Italy: Brunner & C.( fotoedizioni), c 1930. Original Edition. Stiff Card cover. Very good. Small 2 1/3" x 3 2/3" oblong fan-fold booklet, 16 colorized photo images of Lake Como, in very good condition over al with moderate exterior rubbing, light exterior soiling, interior clean and bright.


The Sidewalks of New York (Published for the Bowman Hotels, John McEntee Bowman, President)

By Bernardine Kielty

New York, New York: Little Leather Library. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very good. Small booklet, 3 7/8" tall, 124 pages, embossed leatherette (cloth with a dark leather textured surface), In very good condition over all, corner rubbed through to cloth, binding solid, paper clean but moderately yellowed. Issued as a 'give-away' for the Bowman hotel chain.


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. Limited edition. 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 thus. 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.


Ricordo del Genova [Genoa, Italy] Series No. 6

By [Genoa, Italy]

Genoa, Italy?: S. M. G ?, circa 1890. Early Printing. Decorative Paper . Very Good. No date. There is no publisher's name, or place but a colophon with initials 'S' 'M and possibly 'G' entertwined. Oblong quarto, 9" tall x 12 1/2" wide, cord cound; gilt titles and decorations on overside stiff gray wraps; 30 numbered printed b&w photographs of Genoa. A very good, clean, neat soft with moderate shelf wear, cover color bright but spine chipped, interior clean. There are no cars, but many horse drawn vehicles and sailing ships in the harbor.


City of Medford: Traffic Ordinances; 1937

By City of Medford

Chapbook-Saddle stitch. Very good. 24mo booklet, 5 3/4" x 3 3/4, 48 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff tan printed wraps. A very good copy over all with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper lightly yellow.


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

By Atlanta Biltmore

Atlanta, Georgia: Atlanta Biltmore, 1931. First edition thus. 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 thus. 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 thus. 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.)


Black Americana Postcard Price Guide; A Century of History Preserved on Postcards
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Black Americana Postcard Price Guide; A Century of History Preserved on Postcards

By J. L. Mashburn

Enka, North Carolina: Colonial House, 1996. First edition. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 351 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, likely unread soft cover with minor shelf wear.


Trail Cookery for Girl Scouts

By [Kellogg] [Girl Scouts]

Battle Creek, Michigan: Kellogg Company: Home Economics Department, n.d.. First edition thus. 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.


Toys From American Childhood 1845 - 1945
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Toys From American Childhood 1845 - 1945

By Tim Luke

New York, New York: Portfolio Press, 2001. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 256 pages, gilt titles on maroon boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition, with little shelf wear but bumping to one corner; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with original price.


Wish You Were Here: A Tour of America's Great Hotels during the golden age of the Picture Post Card

By Barry Zaid

New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1990. First edition. Decorative Boards. Fine / Near Fine. Oblong quarto, 9 1/4" tallx 10 12" ; 128 pages with color illustration throughout, decorative boards. A fine, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper clean; remainder mark at top fore-edge. In a near fine, slightly edgeworn dust jacket, with price clipped


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.


An Old Landmark, A Famous Book Store

By Joseph Jackson; illustrations by William Mohr

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Leary's Book Store, 1920. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. This is an ex-library copy with marking on the cover. 16mo, 5 3/4" tall, pamphlet, 29 pages, color cover vignettes with two color illustrations throughout, sewn sewn saddle stich, stiff color illustrated wraps. A very good minus copy with the library markings, paper lightly yellowed, binding secure but loosened, spine of cover roughed by removal from a library binding which is included. This was an advertising vehicle for the bookshop. A


Complete Catalog of Victor Records for 1940 - 1941 [including Victor Red Seal Records]

By RCA / Victor Service Division / Radio Corporation of America

Camden, New Jersey: RCA / Victor Division/ Radio Corporation of America, 1940. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. "A compendium of musical information found nowhere else in such complete, compact and convient form." 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 488 + 136 pages, wire side stitch, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover copy with minor exterior shelf wear but printed on cheap paper which is moderately yellowed


Old Knoxville : Thirty-Two Historic Postcards

By William J. MacArthur, Jr. (editor)

Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee press, 1982. First Edition Trade. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 8 pages, sepia tone images one side of each leaf, pages perferated, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, sturdy copy with minor shelf wear.


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