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cover of The Fun-Ful Playground Equipment Line [Catalog no. 10]

The Fun-Ful Playground Equipment Line [Catalog no. 10]

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Published
1929
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Very Good -
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Anderson, IN: Hill-Standard Co, 1929. Paperback. Very Good -. 68 p.: illustrations; 18 cm. Card cover printed in red, green, and black; stapled. Stamped on first page: "Nuebling's The Sportsman's Store," Reading, Pa. Fascinating look at the possibilities on playground equipment in the laste 1920s, including the new extra wide slide named the Cellar Door Slide. Very scarce.… Read more
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cover of Silhouette of Man Holding Bouquet

Silhouette of Man Holding Bouquet

by Salter, J. U.

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Published
1936
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Near Fine
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S.l.: J. U. Salter, 1936. Near Fine. 1 sheet (15 x 10 cm.) with black silhouette drawing of a man in 19th-century clothing holding a bouquette with a long ribbon. Signed "J. U. Salter 1936." In Near Fine Condition: lightly creased; clean and crisp.
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cover of Card Acknowledging Sympathy after the Death of A. Edward Newton

Card Acknowledging Sympathy after the Death of A. Edward Newton

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Published
1940
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Near Fine -
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S.l.: s.n., 1940. Near Fine -. 1 card (9.2 x 12 cm.) printed in black on one side. "The family of A. Edward Newton wish to take this way of acknowledging your expression of sympathy." Author and book collector A. Edward Newton died on Sept. 29, 1940. In Near Fine- Condition: very lightly brown along one edge; one… Read more
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cover of Presentations at the Plaza ... Regal ... Queens ... Royal ... for November 1938 [Movies to be shown at Theaters in Rhyl, Wales]

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Rhyl, Wales, 1938. Good. 1 sheet of green paper (13 x 25 cm.), folded twice; printed in black. Lists the movies scheduled for the month of Nov., 1938, except for the Queens theater, which was closed for renovation. The theaters were showing American movies produced in 1938. On Nov. 28, the Plaza theater listed "Special Attraction" next to… Read more
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cover of Hotel Dixie Do Not Disturb Sign

Hotel Dixie Do Not Disturb Sign

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Published
1945
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Very Good -
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New York: Hotel Dixie, 1945. Very Good -. 1 card (11 x 16 cm.) printed in black on both sides. With the original string to hang from the door knob. The front is illustrated with the caption "Please! Tiptoe by -- I wan'na sleep." The back has a list of six Carter Hotels, including the Dixie. The Dixie… Read more
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cover of Season's Greetings Card to Republican Women of Monmouth County, N.J., from Republican Women Leaders in New Jersey

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S.l.: s.n., 1940. Fine. 1 card (10 x 15 cm.) with illustration of a winter scene printed in red, black, and gilt. The illustration and the text are printed within embossed frames. The card is from Mrs. Lewis S. Thompson [Geraldine Livingston Morgan Thompson (1872-1967)], Republican State Committeewoman for Monmouth County; J. Mabel Brown (1886-1980), Vice-Chairman Monmouth County… Read more
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cover of The Great Organ: John Wanamaker, Philadelphia

The Great Organ: John Wanamaker, Philadelphia

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Published
1929
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Fine
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Philadelphia: John Wanamaker, 1929. Paperback. Fine. 11, [1] p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Stapled illustrated card covers printed in red and black. Contains a short history of the John Wanamaker organ through 1926, with a list of the complete stop specifications. Scarce. In Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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cover of Tickets to the Supper and Musical Entertainment at the 9th Presbyterian Church [1889]

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Philadelphia: Ninth Presbyterian Church, 1889. Very Good. 3 tickets (6.3 x 11.8 cm.). Pink card printed in black on one side. The event was on Thursday, Feb. 21, 1889. The tickets are numbers 609, 1476, and 1477. The Ninth Presbyterian Church was at 16th and Sansom streets in Philadelphia. Pencil notations on the reverse of each ticket are… Read more
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cover of Two Birthday Cards circa 1906

Two Birthday Cards circa 1906

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Published
1906
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Very Good +
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Philadelphia: Keating, 1906. Very Good +. 2 cards for turning 21 years old. 1) 1 card (11 x 14 cm.) with 8-line poem printed in black on one side. Illustration in pink, green, yellow, and black on a gilt background; gilt border on all 4 edges. Signed "Love Gail." Published by Keating with code 15K176. The Keating Company… Read more
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cover of Seasonal Cards and Booklets exchanged between Louise Bunte Miedema and Cornelius Miedema of New Jersey 1905-1909

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1905. Very Good. 3 cards and 2 booklets. Louise Bunte (1884-1961) married Cornelius Miedema (1879-1969) in or before 1908. The group consists of: 1) 1 Christmas card (10.5 x 8 cm.), folded and tied with a red ribbon. Printed in black with embossed illustration in silver and red. Inside is a printed 4-line verse, addressed to Miss Louise… Read more
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cover of Invitation to Social Dancing Party at Knowles' Hall, Lyons, N.Y. [1888]

Invitation to Social Dancing Party at Knowles' Hall, Lyons, N.Y. [1888]

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Published
1888
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Very Good +
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Lyons, NY: s.n., 1888. Very Good +. 1 folded card (13 cm.) with color illustration of winter scene on front. The invitation is from four men calling themselves the United Four: Carl Martin, Louis Baltzel, Geo. Abert, and Philip Schultz. The party was on Monday, Feb. 13, 1888, with music by Schattner and supper at Ehrhardt's. In Very… Read more
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cover of Chamber Music Concert by the Maquarre Ensemble -- For the Benefit of American Over-Seas Committee of the Emergency Aid

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Philadelphia: Maquarre Ensemble, 1917. Pamphlet. Very Good -. [4] p.; 18 cm. The concert was to raise money for relief to Europe during World War One. The Maquarre Ensemble was founded in 1913 by Daniel Maquarre, listed as conductor and flute on this program. Daniel Maquarre (1881-?) was born in Brussels; after coming to the United States he… Read more
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cover of General Orders No. 2 [Program for Centennial Observance of the 108th Field Artillery]

General Orders No. 2 [Program for Centennial Observance of the 108th Field Artillery]

by Griffin, William W.

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Published
1940
Condition
Fine
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Philadelphia: 108th Field Artillery, 1940. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 20 cm. The 100th anniversary of the founding o the 108th Field Artillery was celebrated on Dec. 7, 1940, with a parade, reviews, and dinner. The parade, consisting of 21 parts, was reviewed at the Union League by Gen. George Marshall, Maj-Gen. John B. Williams, Maj.-Gen. Walter S. Grant,… Read more
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cover of Keep Smiling: Everybody Sings With Dan

Keep Smiling: Everybody Sings With Dan

by McGarrigan, Daniel J.

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Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
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Philadelphia: Daniel J. McGarrigan Entertainment Bureau, 1930. Near Fine. [4] p.: portrait; 25 cm. Daniel J. McGarrigan was a Philadelphia musician who was active as early as 1910 and into the 1940s, leading sing-alongs at organization banquets. His orchestra was dubbed the "Serpents Hips" at a football banquet at Ursinus College in 1924. This booklet contains the lyrics… Read more
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cover of Prospectus for Auguries of Innocence by William Blake with Eight Wood Engravings by Leonard Baskin

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Northampton, Mass: Gehenna Press, 1959. Good. 1 sheet of Amalfi handmade paper (10 x 50 cm.), folded. Printed on one side, with a wood engraving by Leonard Baskin. The prospectus tates that thiis limited edition was published in conjunction with the Print Club of Philadelphia. Scarce. In Good Condition: rust stain at lower edges; lightly creased; light stamp… Read more
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cover of Resolutions of the Legislature of California, in Relation to Contracts for the Transportation of the Mails between Panama and San Francisco

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1852. Very Good -. 1 page; 22 cm. Disbound. A resolution sent from the California legislature to Congress urging that the current contract with the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. for transporation of mail between San Francisco and Panama not be renewed and instead a contract be made for that purpose with Lafayette Maynard… Read more
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cover of Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustinov [Piccadilly Theatre program]

Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustinov [Piccadilly Theatre program]

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Published
1956
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Near Fine
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London: Piccadilly Theatre, 1956. Near Fine. [8] p.: illustration; 19 cm. Stapled. Printed in red and black. Illustrated advertisement for Edmundo Ros' Club in London on back. The play Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustinov premiered in Manchester, England on 2 April 1956. It ran at the Piccadilly Theatre in London from May 17 1956 to April 13… Read more
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cover of For the Right of Petition, a Fight to Win

For the Right of Petition, a Fight to Win

by Berry, John M.

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Published
1900
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Good
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Millbury, Mass: John M. Berry, 1900. Pamphlet. Good. 4 p.; 27 cm. Running title: Remonstrances Against the Railroad Leases Are in Order. Former ownership marks: 1) embossed stamp at upper corner for Essex Institute; 2) faint stamp next to that reading "Essex Co. Library Duplicate"; 3) next to that stamped "New York State Library." John M. Berry, of… Read more
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cover of Statement of William H. Purnell, Postmaster of Baltimore

Statement of William H. Purnell, Postmaster of Baltimore

by Purnell, William H.

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Published
1866
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Good
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Baltimore: William H. Purnell, 1866. Pamphlet. Good. 7 p.; 23 cm. In March 1866 William H. Purnell (1826-1902), who had been appointed postmaster of Baltimore by President Lincoln in 1861, was up for confirmation to a post, possibly assessor of internal revenue for Baltimore. The only objection to him was a charge that he had made a speech… Read more
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cover of The Public High Schools of Philadelphia: Information for Eighth Grade Pupils

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Philadelphia: Board of Public Education School District of Philadelphia, 1926. Paperback. Good. 16 p.: tables: 22 cm. Stapled. This guide to the 12 public high schools in Philadelphia opens with an argument in favor of going to high school, at a time when many students left school after 8th grade to go to work. The 9 different curricula… Read more
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