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The Cities Service Personal Budget Book 1931

By Henry L. Doherty/ Cities Service Company

New York, New York: Cities Service Company, 1931. First edition thus. 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.

$9.50

Catalog of Victor Records. [including Victor Red Seal Records] a catalog of the music America Loves Best on RCA Victor Records (September, 1950)

By RCA Service Division, Radio Corporation of America / His Masters Voice: EMI Records

Camden, New Jersey: RCA Victor Division, 1950. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. 12mo, 8 1/2" tall, 240 pages, wire side stitch, stiff printed wraps. A good, clean, neat original soft cover copy with minor exterior shelf wear, one corner creased, but printed on cheap paper which is moderately yellowed.

$6.50

Official Souvenir Book New York World's Fair 1939

By Frank Monaghan (editor) ; Donald Deskey (design)

New York, New York: Exposition Company, 1939. First edition thus. Plastic spiral-bound. Good. Oblong quarto, 10 1/4" tall x, 14" wide ; approx. 96 pages (unpaginated) many printed two color, many with fold-outs; plastic spiral bound; stiff printed wraps. A good copy over all, generally clean and sturdy, but slightly warped at fore-edges and spine from improper storage in a box, light soiling to the exterior, some exterior scuffing to cover surface and edge suffing and edge tears; interior very good but some light scatter foxing throughout, paper lightly yellowed

$25.00

Collection of Stephen C. Foster Songs #8: Beatiful Dreamer, De Captown Races; Oh Susanna; Nelly was a lady; Annie My Own Love; Jenny's Coming Over the Green; Old Black Joe; etc

By Belmont Music, et al

Chicago, Illinois: Belmont Music, 1937. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 9" tall saddle stitched, 24 pages (on cheap paper), stiff pictorial wrap. A very good minus copy over all with moderate shelfwear, a previous owner's name stamp at the bottom of the front cover, rubbing at the corners, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed. 25 songs in total, mostly a page or less in length with music.

$7.50

Swing # 28: A Song of India; Annie Laurie; Auld Lang Syne; Ciribiribin; Loch Lomond; O Sole Mio; Merry Widow ; etc

By Belmont Music, et al

Chicago, Illinois: Belmont Music, 1940. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. Swing???--well it's amazing what Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller could do to the older standards. Octavo pamphlet, 9" tall saddle stitched, 24 pages (on cheap paper), stiff pictorial wraps. A good copy over all with moderate shelfwear, but a dampstain at the spine and a previous owner's name stamp at the bottom of the front cover, rubbing at the corners with chipping started, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed. 16 songs in total, mostly a page or less in length with music.

$6.50

Comical Songs of Long Ago #22: Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder; Since Nellie Got the Gong; Little Annie Rooney; Abdul the Bulbul Ameer; etc

By Belmont Music, et al

Chicago, Illinois: Belmont Music, 1938. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo pamphlet, 9" tall saddle stitched, 24 pages (on cheap paper), stiff pictorial wraps (clown cover). A very good minus copy over all with moderate shelfwear, a previous owner's name stamp at the bottom of the front cover, rubbing at the corners, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed. 14 songs in total, mostly a page or less in length with music.

$7.50

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 thus. 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.

$25.00

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 thus. 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.

$19.00

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.

$6.50

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.

$16.50

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.

$19.00

"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.

$19.00

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.

$7.50

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.

$16.50

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.

$7.50

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.

$9.50

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..

$4.50

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.

$6.50

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.)

$19.00

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.

$19.00

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