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The Ladies' Home Journal.  October  1919.
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The Ladies' Home Journal. October 1919.

By HALLOWEEN / COLES PHILLIPS) Moorepark, Carton (cover illustration). Coles PHillips, N.C.

Philadelphia.: Curtis Publishing Co.. 10- 1919.. October 1919 complete issue of the magazine, 224 pages, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, 16 x 11 inches. Light toning, chipping to front cover, mailing label to upper part of cover; chipping and wear to back cover; interior in overall good to very good condition (few short edge tears to first few pages). Lots of wonderful color ads and interesting articles and fiction. Of special interest is a full page color illustration "The New Halloween Frolics" by Elizabeth Bissell with eight illustrations of decor for the home. Includes color cover illustration by Carton Moorepark of parrots; Cream of Wheat advertisement "Sail"; full page color illustration by N.C. Wyeth "From the Battlefields of France to the Wheat Fields of America"; Coles Phillips "Scranton" and Luxite Hosiery ads; beautiful Djer-Kiss ad; Rose O'Neill Jell-o ad; "Mary Pickford's Famous Curls - How she wears her hair and her ideas on the care of the hair." .

$45.00

Pictorial Guide to Happy Motoring in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia.  (Cover title: Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware 1939.  Standard Oil Company of New Jersey).
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Pictorial Guide to Happy Motoring in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia. (Cover title: Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware 1939. Standard Oil Company of New Jersey).

By MID-ATLANTIC STATES - ESSO GAS MAP)

New York.: General Drafting Company, Inc. / Esso.. 1939.. Color brochure, 8 x 3 3/4 inches opening to sheet 21 1/2 x 31 3/4 inches. 14 x 13 1/4 inch pictorial map of D.C. area and nearby states, 21 x 31 inch road map of same (mileage chart copyright 1938), 6 smaller maps of major cities (copyright 1930). Ink inscription by previous owner to front cover; overall excellent clean condition. Pictorial map shows "some of the many interesting sights to see and things to do in these states". Vignettes depict historical buildings, military academies, agricultural produce, and more. .

$35.00

The Ladies' Home Journal.  November 1917.
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The Ladies' Home Journal. November 1917.

By BRIDAL / WORLD WAR I / PAPERDOLLS) Brett, Harold (cover illustration).

Philadelphia.: Curtis Publishing Co.. 11- 1917.. November 1917 complete issue of the magazine, 148 pages, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout in color and black and white, 16 x 11 inches. Chip, toning and wear to front cover, creasing and short tears at lower right corner of front cover, mailing label to upper part of cover illustration; interior in overall good condition. Lots of wonderful color ads and interesting articles and fiction. Includes color cover illustration by Harold Brett of a wedding with "church decorations by Hollywood Gardens, Seattle" and color paper dolls "Betty Bonnet's Army and Navy Cousins" by Sheila Young. Article: The truth About the Theater by David Belasco, two color pages of recipes for the "necessary saving of wheat" during the war years, and much more. .

$45.00

Scientific American.  The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow.  April 1927.
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Scientific American. The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow. April 1927.

By RAILROADS / LOS ANGELES / BATTLESHIPS)

New York.: Scientific American Publishing Company.. Volume 136, Number 4.. 04- 1927.. Complete April 1927 issue of magazine, 226-296pp, 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper covers as issued. Vertical subscription crease to magazine, light discoloration and soft creasing to covers, 3 inch tear to left edge of back cover and 1/2 inch tear to tail of spine, penciled number to front cover, slight bumping to top fore corner; text block in good clean condition overall. Many fascinating articles on a variety of subjects, including: skyscraper construction, a new cross-Atlantic telephone line, the Fritz Lang film "Metropolis", draining water from the Colorado River into Los Angeles, railroads, and the reconstruction of the battleship "Texas". .

$45.00

Scientific American.  The Monthly Journal of Practical Information.  April 1923.
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Scientific American. The Monthly Journal of Practical Information. April 1923.

By ZEPPELINS / SHIPS / CALIFORNIA)

New York.: Scientific American Publishing Company.. Volume 128, Number 4.. 04- 1923.. Complete April 1923 issue of magazine, 217-288pp, 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Spotting and multiple soft creases to wrappers, small abrasions along left edge of front cover, 2 1/4 inch split to head of spine, centrefold detached from staples, staples somewhat rusted. Text block in very good clean condition overall. Many fascinating articles on a variety of subjects, including: transatlantic sea liner and air liner design, revolving stage design, bomb construction, American zeppelin construction, British warships, and California's Pit River Power project. .

$75.00

When Music, Heavenly Maid, Was Young. [ COLOR ILLUSTRATION in complete issue of Woman's Home Companion January 1921].
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When Music, Heavenly Maid, Was Young. [ COLOR ILLUSTRATION in complete issue of Woman's Home Companion January 1921].

By SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX - PIANO PLAYING) Guiterman, Arthur. Smith, Jessie Willcox (illus).

Woman's Home Companion.. 01- 1921.. Full page color illustration (by Jessie Willcox Smith) and accompanying poem, in January 1921 issue of Woman's Home Companion magazine. Very lightest foxing and small pinholes to sheet edges but overall the illustration is in very good condition. The magazine in which this print appears has many condition issues. A charming frameable vintage print of a young girl playing the piano. .

$48.00

Scientific American.  The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow.  May 1927.
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Scientific American. The Magazine of Today and Tomorrow. May 1927.

By ALASKA / AUSTRALIA / GOLF)

New York.: Scientific American Publishing Company.. Volume 136, Number 5.. 05- 1927.. Complete May 1927 issue of magazine, 297-368pp, 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper covers as issued. Vertical subscription crease to magazine, discoloration and multiple short tears to covers, 1 - 2 1/2 inch splits to head and tail of spine, small fold to lower fore corner of front cover and most of text block; text block in good clean condition overall. Many fascinating articles on a variety of subjects, including: mapping Alaska by plane, the manufacture of golf clubs, the building of the new Australian capital Canberra, and improvements for airships. .

$35.00

Moore's Rural New-Yorker. 1870.
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Moore's Rural New-Yorker. 1870.

By CHARLES DICKENS, NEW YORK SUBWAY, AGRICULTURE, DOMESTICHUSBANDRY ETC.)

New York.: D. D. T. Moore.. Volume XXI.. 1870.. An incomplete half-year run of the self-described "Rural, Literary and Family Newspaper" dedicated to "Home Interests of Both Country and Town Residents." Volume, size 18 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches with half leather marbled paper covered boards, contains issues from January through June, 1869. NOT BOUND IN: January 1, 8, 22, and February 12, (pages 1-41, 57-72, 105-120). Very good condition with occasional foxing. Also bound in: Index and Table of Contents to Volume 20 (January-December 1869), plus pages 789-828, December 11, 18, and 25, 1869. Index to illustrations and departments at front of volume. A most interesting collection of vintage illustrated newspapers with focus on a wide range of topics, with copious advertising at rear. Many columns on Hygienic Information (Cure For Corns, Poisons, Pure Cold Air - It's not dangerous to breath it, etc). March 12 article on the Broadway Pneumatic Tunnel. March 19 article "A Six Thousand Dollar Farm House, with floor plan." February 26, April 9, May 21, and June 4 articles on Meteorology and cloud classification. June 25 issue features a biographical feature on Charles Dickens with article and large portrait of the author complete on the front page. .

$245.00

Nouvelles Clematites hybrides.
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Nouvelles Clematites hybrides.

By CLEMATIS) Guillot, J.R. (illus).

Paris.: Revue Horticole.. No date. . Chromolithograph, sheet size 10 3/4 x 7 inches. Creamy white paper. A few soft creases to sheet; overall very good condition. A colorful, high quality chromolithograph of a clematis from the long-lived French horticultural periodical "Revue Horticole". Chromolithographed by the Brussels firm of J.L. Goffart. .

$35.00

Varietes nouvelles de Pois de senteur.
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Varietes nouvelles de Pois de senteur.

By SWEET PEA) Guillot, J. (illus).

Paris.: Revue Horticole.. No date. . Chromolithograph, sheet size 10 3/4 x 7 inches. Creamy white paper. A few soft creases to sheet, faint 1/2 inch stain to left bottom edge; overall very good condition. A colorful, high quality chromolithograph of a sweet pea from the long-lived French horticultural periodical "Revue Horticole". Chromolithographed by the Brussels firm of J.L. Goffart. .

$35.00

Cerasus serratifolia rosea plena.
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Cerasus serratifolia rosea plena.

By PEONY) Guillot, J.R. (illus).

Paris.: Revue Horticole.. No date. . Chromolithograph, sheet size 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. Creamy white paper. A few soft creases to sheet; overall very good condition. A colorful, high quality chromolithograph of a peony from the long-lived French horticultural periodical "Revue Horticole". Chromolithographed by the Brussels firm of J.L. Goffart. .

$35.00

The 17 Mile Drive.
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The 17 Mile Drive.

By CALIFORNIA - MONTEREY)

Pebble Beach, CA.: Del Monte Properties Company.. No date. Ca. 1950?. Color pictographic map, 10 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, text on verso. Vertical crease at centre (this was issued to be a souvenir place mat), 2 soft creases to lower left corner, slight bumping to right corners, several light smudges to verso; overall good condition. The drive in question is highlighted in yellow, as are some of the attractions along the way, including the gun club and the riding stables; the Navy School and airport are at upper right corner. The inset map shows details of the Del Monte Lodge area. More information about points of interest is given on verso, with the following introduction: "Today you are embarking upon a drive of unforgettable beauty. Robert Louis Stevenson once described this 17 Mile Drive area as being: 'the finest meeting place of land and water in existence.'" .

$24.00

North Dakota The Peace Garden State - set of NINE vintage color pictorial paper napkins.
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North Dakota The Peace Garden State - set of NINE vintage color pictorial paper napkins.

By NORTH DAKOTA - COLOR PICTORIAL MAP)

Fargo, North Dakota.: Dacotah Paper Company.. Copyright 1967.. Group of nine vintage paper napkins folded size 8 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches folded, opening to 16 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches. Unused condition. The two outer sides display a color pictorial map and text "Interesting Facts About North Dakota." Perfect for gifts or the next dinner party. .

$25.00

Celebrating Midwest's 20th Anniversary.  Television Adaptation.  No Installation Problem...No Outside Antenna Necessary.  Just Plug in and Play!  1940.
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Celebrating Midwest's 20th Anniversary. Television Adaptation. No Installation Problem...No Outside Antenna Necessary. Just Plug in and Play! 1940.

By RADIO / TELEVISION - MIDWEST)

Cincinnati, Ohio.: Midwest Radio Corporation.. 1940.. Catalogue, illustrated profusely in black, white and red, 23 pages, 10 x 8 1/4 inches, paper wrappers. Light wear to cover extremities; overall good to very good condition. This vintage catalogue for Midwest Radios emphasizes the company's accomplishments during its first 20-year existence. The specs of each gleaming model are listed in detail, and typewritten insert from the President promises the customer a free globe in exchange for a new order. The latest innovation is the "radio-designed-for-tomorrow", a top-of-the-line radio ready to accept a Midwest Television Adaptor the moment they become available to the general public. .

$55.00

Chrysantheme Papa Musse.
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Chrysantheme Papa Musse.

By CHRYSANTHEMUM) Millot, A. (illus).

Paris.: Revue Horticole.. No date. . Chromolithograph, sheet size 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. Creamy white paper. A few soft creases to sheet; overall very good condition. A colorful, high quality chromolithograph of a chrysanthemum from the long-lived French horticultural periodical "Revue Horticole". Chromolithographed by the Brussels firm of J.L. Goffart. .

$35.00

The Pacific Monthly.  December 1907.
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The Pacific Monthly. December 1907.

By PACIFIC NORTHWEST) Wells, William Bittle (editor).

Portland, OR.: The Pacific Monthly Co.. Volume 18. Number 6.. 12- 1907.. Magazine 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, 15 unnumbered pages of advertising (including table of contents) at beginning of magazine and 85 at rear, including full page ads for Brentwood Park, Los Angeles; Rainier Beer; Tacoma, Washington (double page); Seattle-Fifty Reasons (to) Invest); Bellingham, Washington "Marvel of the Pacific Northwest"; and much more. Articles of interest include "The West and the President's Land Policies" (Roosevelt); "Valdez, Alaska and its Scenery" (Photo illustrated); "Kingfishers" (bird life); "Trapping in the Golden North"; "Opportunity and a Swede"; and much more. Front cover severely abraded at edges and detached from text block; rear cover missing. .

$80.00

The Pacific Monthly.  February, 1907.
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The Pacific Monthly. February, 1907.

By OREGON / MT. BAKER / FUR TRADE) Wells, William Bittle(editor).

Portland, OR.: The Pacific Monthly Co.. Volume 17. Number 2.. 02- 1907.. Magazine 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, 14 unnumbered pages of Advertising at front and 74 at rear. Cover features an image of Sir Francis Drake Landing on the Shores of the Pacific. Contents of the February issue include "Climbing Mount Baker" (Photo illustrated); "A Neglected Coast" (Gray's Harbor to Cape Flattery, Washington); "South American Revolutions"; "The Last Indian Campaign in the Southwest"; "Edmonton, The World's Greatest Fur Mart"; "A Prosperous Republic" Costa Rica: Photo Illustrated; "The New Electric Railroad that will Join New York and Chicago." Full-page ad for Realty Sales in San Diego; California Farmland Company; Casa Grande Valley Arizona; Eugene, Oregon (Fortunes in Timber); Brentwood Park, California (vicinity of Santa Monica) and much more. An uncommon publication covering a variety of areas of interest. Wear and spotting to covers which are loose and splitting, last page of advertising loose with small bit of paper adhering to reverse side and to inside back cover, interior in overall good clean condition. The back cover is a color illustrated advertisement of "Washington Street, Portland , Oregon, paved with wooden blocks preserved with Avenarius Carbolineum." .

$95.00

The Pacific Monthly.  November 1902.
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The Pacific Monthly. November 1902.

By WASHINGTON - MT. RAINIER / JOHN MUIR / LEWIS AND CLARKEXPOSITION) Wells, William Bittle (editor).

Portland, OR.: The Pacific Monthly Co.. Volume VIII. Number 5.. 11- 1902.. Magazine 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, xiv pages of advertising bracketing diverse articles (pp. 196 through 144) pertaining to "Politics, Science, Literature, and Art." Articles of interest include the photo illustrated "Ascent of Mt. Rainier" by John Muir; also, "The Site of the Lewis & Clark Exposition," with map and photographs depicting the proposed layout for the 1905 event. Also, two short stories, plus short features pertaining to prominent persons of the day or topics of current interest, including aeronaut Santos-Dumont, political cartoonist Thomas Nast, and others. Copious advertising for the Lackawanna Railroad, the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company, the Northern Pacific R.R. The Great Northern, etc. plus extensive advertising for numerous Portland merchants and entrepreneurs (which includes a color gilt embossed label for the Monopole Brand of Portland manufacturers, coffee roasters and wholesale Grocers Wadhams & Kerr). Magazine in practically unused condition with faint toning to cover edges. .

$95.00

The Pacific Monthly.  June, 1911.
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The Pacific Monthly. June, 1911.

By OREGON / ROSE FESTIVAL / REED COLLEGE) Wells, William Bittle(editor).

Portland, OR.: The Pacific Monthly Co.. Volume 18. Number 6.. 12- 1907.. Magazine 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, 14 unnumbered pages of advertising (including table of contents) at beginning of magazine followed by 14 additional pages (red-tone coloring) identified as the "Official Program for the Rose Festival," the city's week-long celebration commencing Sunday, June 4th with "special Sermons in many pulpits, glorifying the return of the fragrant and beautiful rose." The Program continues with a listing of events for the next six days. The magazine proper begins with an article titled "The City of Roses," featuring photographs of past Rose Festivals, with automobiles festooned with roses, etc. Another illustrated article, "The Mexican Revolution," focuses on the conflict that began in 1910 and continued for the better part of a decade. Another illustrated article, "Volcanic Cave Wonders of the Northwest," is illustrated with numerous photographs. "The Pioneer Reminiscences of George Collier Robbins," an illustrated article, depicts the hazards encountered by pioneer immigrants heading West. Another article, by William F. Foster, focuses on the opening of Reed College in Southeast Portland in 1911; it is illustrated with photographs. "Ten Years of Progress" discusses the growth of Electrical Transportation and the Power Industry in Portland. Advertising in the rear pages of the magazine trumpets the city's "Carnival of Roses" June 5th to 10th with blurbs describing how, for a newly arrived settler, a "comfortable living is being made from 5 to 10 acre farms." Full-page advertising also includes the Overland and National 40 automobiles and advertising by the Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company ("The Safe Line") plus copious additional ads of interest. It should be noted that the magazine lacks a front cover; instead, a page-sized sheet (presumably fashioned from wall-paper) has been attached to the magazine's spine to provide the missing cover. It is not a work of art. .

$75.00

Harper's Bazar.  February 1922.  [ERTE "FICKLE WOMAN" COVER]
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Harper's Bazar. February 1922. [ERTE "FICKLE WOMAN" COVER]

By ERTE - VALENTINE COVER DESIGN) Erte (cover illus).

New York.: International Magazine Company.. 02- 1922.. Profusely illustrated fashion magazine; 13 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches; 116 pp. Magazine cover art by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff) along with a 1/3 page black and white illustration by Erte and a four page illustrated feature by Erte: "Erte Discusses Art in General and the Art of the Cinema in Particular." Numerous fashion plates. Spine of the magazine has been taped, just to left edge of cover image, tape at left lower edge; a few tiny pinholes/scratches to the front cover image, little tape along upper back edge, lower right corner lightly bumped. Couple of barely visible small pencil notes to a couple of pages (a couple of words each), overall very presentable condition. Despite the minor faults to the front cover this striking images displays very well. An engaging and witty image for this Valentine's Day color cover by Erte; the woman's over-skirt has male puppets dangling off the ends, illustrating Erte's contention: "It is but the crumbs of love which the friends of a fickle woman receive. And those who possess these fragments are only the slaves of their incomplete desires. They are like these doll tassels which adorn the fickle one's gown...tiny figure of silk floss with minute hearts..." The magazine contains numerous fashion pages. An engaging lavishly illustrated time capsule with a quite exceptional cover image. .

$325.00

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