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Twelve 1945 Stars and Stripes: April 25/29/30, May 14/15/16/26/30, June 15/16/28/29 (1-Germany, 5-Paris, 1-Russian, and 5-Southern Germany Editions).
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Twelve 1945 Stars and Stripes: April 25/29/30, May 14/15/16/26/30, June 15/16/28/29 (1-Germany, 5-Paris, 1-Russian, and 5-Southern Germany Editions).

1945. Illustrated by photographs, maps, cartoons. 5-column center fold newspaper. All April issues are 14.5 x 11.25 inches; all May and June issues are 18.5 x 12.5 inches. pp. 4-8 each. Good. All are toned and range from good to very good (some edge chipping, one ink stain, Osaka issue missing a cut out. 'Shoe-string' published by French printers 1918-19 for the AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) during World War I with editor Harold Ross and illustrator Cyrus Baldridge (founder and co-founder of New Yorker Magazine), the 8-page weekly had a circulation of over half a million readers. During World War II issues were often prepared and published near the fronts of European operating theaters such as Paris and Germany. Early resumes of important uniformed journalists, cartoonists and soldiers would grace the newspaper's history. It continues daily today in print, electronic format and multiple digital editions serving US military service members overseas. Will consider single issues ..

$360.00

ALMANACH ILLUSTRE DE LA REVOLUTION POUR 1909, huttieme annee.

By Meric, Vitor et al.

Paris: Aux Bureaux de la Publication Sociale, 1909. Illustrated by Red and black Steinlen cover and bw cartoons by Henault, Delannoy, Muller, Roubillr, Couturier, Joujour, Robin, Pivand, Grandjouan, Willaume, Luce etc. First edition. Stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 64. Good. Detached covers reinforced with archival spine and edge repairs. Overall toning internally. Complete copy..

$75.00

Dr. Miles New Weather Almanac and Hand book of Valuable Information.
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Dr. Miles New Weather Almanac and Hand book of Valuable Information.

By Miles, Franklin M.D 1845-1929.

Elkhart, IN: Dr. Miles Medical Co, 1932. Illustrated by color cover and two color within photographs and line drawings. First edition. Stapled wraps, hanging corner hole. 8vo. pp. 32, [2]. Fine. Features Nervine, Anti-Pain pills, Cactus Compound or Aspir-Mint and additionally the first appearance in his catalogue of alka-seltzer in the old tuble bottle aligning the wafers. Established in 1884 and later know as Miles Laboratories until 1995, the company products are now owner by Bayer Schering Pharmaceuticals. Several separate publications were written on alka-seltzer in the same year. Wonderful period cure-all health tonic catalogue with weather almanac and flag warnings in like condition. [we have evolved from nerve to stress compounds]..

$25.00

CALENDARIUM: Islenzkt Rim 1597
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CALENDARIUM: Islenzkt Rim 1597

By S¾mundsson, Thorstein, formali eftir.

Reykjavik: Bokautgafa Menningarsjos og jovinafelagsins, 1968. First thus edition. Stitched wraps, blue card cover. 24mo (13cm). pp. 16, [60]. Near Fine. Light toning to cover. Facsimile calendar of the Icelandic rim..

$25.00

KENNEDY ASSASSINATED. Johnson Sworn as President; Leftist Jailed as Slayer. November 23, 1963. Vol. 45, No. 130
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KENNEDY ASSASSINATED. Johnson Sworn as President; Leftist Jailed as Slayer. November 23, 1963. Vol. 45, No. 130

By Daily News.

New York: NYDN, 1963. Illustrated by many b&w photos. Final edition. Newspaper. Folio (37.5cm). pp. 36. Very Good. Full issue with light overall toning and horizontal fold at center (stored flat). New York's Picture Newspaper..

$35.00

FARMER'S ALMANACK, CALCULATED ON A NEW AND IMPROVED PLAN, For the Year of Our Lord 1831, No. XXXIX, The.
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FARMER'S ALMANACK, CALCULATED ON A NEW AND IMPROVED PLAN, For the Year of Our Lord 1831, No. XXXIX, The.

By Thomas, Robert B. (Bailey) 1766-1846.

Boston: Richardson, Lord & Holbrook, 1831. Illustrated by Woodcuts for each month, map of New England. First edition. Stitched-wraps (60 pages). 12mo. pp. [5] cover-medical lectures, [24] almanack, [4] courts, [1], map, [1] list of towns and post offices in MA, [1] a new table of interest per day, [4] agriculture, [3] poetry and anecdotes, [3] roads, [2] list of stages, [1] memoranda (blank), [11] ads. Near Fine/Very Good. Pages restored and restitched. Some edges closely trimmed but a nice copy (see Sabin 95446-7). [We restore and repair books and paper]..

$65.00

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK, [1883 BIJOU EDITION] Vol. CVII, No. 640
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GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK, [1883 BIJOU EDITION] Vol. CVII, No. 640

Philadelphia: J. H. Haulenbeek & Co. Proprietors and Publishers, 1006 Chestnut St, October 1883. Illustrated by 3 steel fashion plates with 6 figures (two color), 8 full page descriptions of fashions (34 figures), two additional steel plates "Our Daisey" (cherub baby) and port, color plate of folding screen, 16 pages of illustrated period ads, sheet music (Marquis et Marquis by Morley). First edition. Stitched wraps, yellow printed cover. 32mo (12cm). pp. iv (ads), [13] plates, 328-393, v-xvi (ads continued. Near Fine. Tiny chip and tear to cover rear, front straightened corner curls, internally unread copy. The rare Bijou Edition was a sample issue in miniature measuring 4-5/8 by 3-inches...a queen of a mini for "the queen of the monthlies". Published by Louis A. Godey for 48 years (1830-78) when he sold the magazine in 1877 (a year before his death) to John Hill Seyes Haulenbeek who published the magazine for 20 additional years with the original title. Publication ceased at his death in 1898 after a run of 68 years. Articles: Wedded to Misery, Jeems Jackson's Daughter, Gold Diggers of Montauk, On the Balsam, The Doctor and Patients, Two Plans..

$250.00

VARIETY, Vol. LIII, No. 3
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VARIETY, Vol. LIII, No. 3

By Silverman, Sime, Ed.

New York City: Variety, Inc, December 13, 1918. Illustrated by Dorothy Dalton cover, photographs and great period ads. First edition. Pale green stapled newspaper printed and decorated cover. 4to (35cm). pp. 46. Very Good. Cover and page repairs with acid free archival tape, overall toned pages, small ad neatly cut from pp 13-14. American weekly entertainment-trade magazine since December 16, 1905 issue. Founded by Sime Silverman in New York City, an Hollywood-Broadway edition extended to Los Angeles in 1933 as the Daily Variety. Daily Variety Gotham was added in 1998 as well as a website and all run to this day..

$50.00

VARIETY, Vol. LII, No. 9
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VARIETY, Vol. LII, No. 9

By Silverman, Sime, Ed.

New York City: Variety, Inc, October 25, 1918. Illustrated by Lucie Lacoste cover, photographs and great period ads. First edition. Pale green stapled newspaper printed and decorated cover. 4to (35cm). pp. 42. Fair to Good. Cover and page repairs with acid free archival tape; front cover dulled with unrepaired larger rear chips. Internally overall toning to pages, missing most of page 23-4. American weekly entertainment-trade magazine since December 16, 1905 issue. Founded by Sime Silverman in New York City, an Hollywood-Broadway edition extended to Los Angeles in 1933 as the Daily Variety. Daily Variety Gotham was added in 1998 as well as a website and all run to this day..

$40.00

VARIETY, Vol. LIII, No. 4
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VARIETY, Vol. LIII, No. 4

By Silverman, Sime, Ed.

New York City: Variety, Inc, December 20, 1918. Illustrated by William S. Hart cover, photographs and great period ads. First edition. Pale green stapled newspaper printed and decorated cover. 4to (35cm). pp. 46. Very Good. Cover and page repairs with acid free archival tape; front cover missing two small chips; overall toned pages internally. American weekly entertainment-trade magazine since December 16, 1905 issue. Founded by Sime Silverman in New York City, an Hollywood-Broadway edition extended to Los Angeles in 1933 as the Daily Variety. Daily Variety Gotham was added in 1998 as well as a website and all run to this day..

$50.00

Amos Averys' Clocks Tick Off 4,800 Hours Each Day: They've Exactly 200 Old-Timers.
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Amos Averys' Clocks Tick Off 4,800 Hours Each Day: They've Exactly 200 Old-Timers.

By Potter, Dorothy.

n.p: N.P, n.d. Illustrated by b/w photographs: 2 with Mr. & Mrs. and 2 with Avery alone. Unspecified reprint edition. Newspaper Broadside folded twice. 43,5x30,5cm. pp. [1]. Very Good. Traces of yellow offset on rear, no foxing. Folded edges have curls and tiny tears. One page promotional reprint of unnamed gazette on Amos Avery of Amherst, MA, collector of clocks before 1860 "for some 25 years now". He is named the new president of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors..

$25.00

LADY'S FRIEND, VOL. III, January to December, 1866, The.

By Peterson, Mrs. Henry [Sarah Webb], Ed.

Philadelphia: Deacon & Peterson, 1866. Illustrated by All 12 fold-out color fashion plates, 13 steel engravings and and color footstool pattern (December) separated by original tissues, other text engravings and music notation. First edition. Marbled boards, 3/4 sheep, black spine title stamped gilt, 14 ruled gilt bands. Royal 8vo. pp. [ii], vi, [4], 862. VG. Rubbing to binding, light overall toning only flaws. Joints and hinges sound. Complete text with pp. 23/4 loose but inserted. Wife of Henry Peterson 1818-91, owner of Saturday Evening Post from 1848-73 and its editor 1846-74. Edited by his wife, Sarah Webb, his firm published Lady's Friend from 1864-74..

$150.00

St. Valentine Supplement of Original Stories, Presented Gratis, February 1, 1865, with No. 43 of The Young Ladies Journal.
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St. Valentine Supplement of Original Stories, Presented Gratis, February 1, 1865, with No. 43 of The Young Ladies Journal.

By anon.

N.P: n.p, 1865. Illustrated by Text engraving "Florence Churchill's Valentine". First edition. One small folio sheet, half crease. pp. 4. VG. Several short tears, some edge curling to bottom, one circular dot stain at fore-edge. Stories include: The Little Lovers, A Story of St. Valentine's Day (2 Chapters); Three Feasts of St. Valentine (3 Chapters); St. Valentine At Court, A Legend of Old Times..

$30.00

LADIES' MAGAZINE AND ALBUM, devoted to the Arts, Science, Music, Painting, Religion and Literature, Vol.XII-XIII, The.
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LADIES' MAGAZINE AND ALBUM, devoted to the Arts, Science, Music, Painting, Religion and Literature, Vol.XII-XIII, The.

By Davis, A.H., Ed.

Boston: Davis & Prentiss, No. 3 Cornhill (A. Forbes, No. 37 Cornhill), 1849-50. Illustrated by 6 engravings and 6 tipped-in colored plates, 8 songs of sheet music collated with index but one of the colored plates "Fuschia" was replaced with "Isabella grapes". First thus edition. XII (Jan-Jun 1849), XIII (Jul 1849-Jan 1850). Period red blind-stamped cloth, decorated and printed gilt, a.e.g . 8vo. pp. vii, 140; [1] color plate, 144. Very Good. Cap wear, foxing round plates. Biography, short stories, poetry, music, editorials and literature reviews, inspirational essays. Fine example of 19th century ladies periodical classified by Mott as albums which were bound in to yearly gift annuals..

$60.00

NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK, OR, Lady's and Gentelman's DIARY, For the Year of our LORD CHRIST 1799: Being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap-Year, and the T[wenty-third] of American Independence, which commenced July 4, 1776 AND partial 1800, The.
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NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK, OR, Lady's and Gentelman's DIARY, For the Year of our LORD CHRIST 1799: Being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap-Year, and the T[wenty-third] of American Independence, which commenced July 4, 1776 AND partial 1800, The.

By Bickerstaff, Isaac, Esq. (Benjamin West 1730-1812).

Providence, R.I.: Printed and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, b[y] Carter and Wilkinson, opposite the Market, 1799. Illustrated by "The Anatomy of Man's Body, as governed by the twelve Constellations". First edition. 2 volumes. Stitched-wraps. 16mo. pp. [24]; 20. Very Good. Pages restored and acid free, text loss to several pages also center section scuffed with text loss to first two pages. (Evans 35022). Contents: extended title with dates, Eclipses, Ephemeris, Jan-Dec, Virtues of Chamomile, Memoranda, On Seeing a boy amuse himself with blowing a soap-bubble from a pipe, Anecdote, Extracts from the Law for laying Stamp Duties, Standard for Gold Coins, State and Federal Courts, Table showing the value of cents from 1 to 100 in shillings, pence and farthings, dollars at 6-3, and Roads (3 pages). Includes partial copy of 1800 January through November (missing Dec and title page). [We restore and repair books and paper]..

$50.00

Worcester Telegram Homemaker's Handbook, Household Hints gathered from the Women's Exchange of Ideas published daily in the Telegram. Printed in booklet form as a service to the readers of these newspapers.

By Booth, George F., Editor and Publisher.

Worcester, MA: Telegram and Evening Gazette, n.d. Red & White checked wraps printed black. 8vo. pp. 95, [1] Ad. Index. Near Fine. Minor cap nicks and cover stains, internally fine. Worcester Telegram 1888-1989, became Telegram-Gazette in April 1989..

$20.00