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Death Valley.  Season 1935 - 1936.
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Death Valley. Season 1935 - 1936.

By CALIFORNIA - DEATH VALLEY) Eddy, Gerald A. (mapmaker).

Ca. 1935.. Pamphlet, folding once to 9 x 4 inches, color pictorial map (9 x 16 inches), black and white photo illustrations, color cover illustration, approximately 14 pages. Very light wear to covers, interior in fine condition. Color pictorial contour map (copyright 1934) of Death Valley by Gerald A. Eddy has inset illustration of Furnace Creek Inn and inset map of surrounding area highways. Lists accommodations, motor routes and places of interest. .

$210.00

Idaho Highway Map of Vacation Land 1946-47.  (Map title: Highways of the State of Idaho 1946 and 1947).
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Idaho Highway Map of Vacation Land 1946-47. (Map title: Highways of the State of Idaho 1946 and 1947).

By IDAHO)

Idaho Bureau of Highways.. 1946.. Color map on sheet 27 x 18 1/4 inches folding to 9 x 4 inches. Fine condition. Attractive color map with much detail; black and white photo illustrations on verso. .

$35.00

Navajoland U.S.A.
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Navajoland U.S.A.

By ARIZONA - NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS) Bloodgood, Don (cartograph by).

Window Rock, AZ.: Navajo Tribal Parks Commission.. 1960.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, bordered by vignette illustrations, approx. 20 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 10 x 7 inches. Very good condition. Shows highways, primitive roads, pictographs show Navajo rug weaving areas, rock formations, ruins, etc. all in the inimitable style of Don Bloodgood. .

$110.00

A World of Fun and Relaxation - Massachusetts The Historic Vacationland.  A Travel Map to help you feel at home in the Bay State!.
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A World of Fun and Relaxation - Massachusetts The Historic Vacationland. A Travel Map to help you feel at home in the Bay State!.

By MASSACHUSETTS - BOSTON) Chase, Ernest Dudley (designed and drawn by).

Boston.: Massachusetts Department of Commerce.. 1961.. Color pictorial map, multiple fold, text and color and black and white illustrations on verso, 20 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches, folding to 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches, light spotting to front cover, map in very good condtion. Map includes inset map of Boston area. The maps are bordered by numerous illustrations by Ernest Dudley Chase and depict historical points of interest, churches, sports, bridges, boating, monuments, schools and historic facts such as "Bell Invented Telephone Here", "Here Hawthorne wrote House of Seven Gables", etc. Text on verso includes listing of covered bridges, mileage table, chart of recreation areas, photo illustrations and descriptions of points of interest. This 1961 version (with the Boston insert) was issued in a shorter press run than later print runs; the Boston version is less common than the version issued in 1965 with inset of the New York World's Fair rather than Boston. .

$165.00

Panoramic and Monumental Map of Havana. (Plano Panoramico y Monumental de La Habana).  Cover title: Panoramic Map of Greater Havana.)
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Panoramic and Monumental Map of Havana. (Plano Panoramico y Monumental de La Habana). Cover title: Panoramic Map of Greater Havana.)

By CUBA - HAVANA) Mirabal, Roglio L. (illus).

Havana.: Cuban Tourist Commission.. No date. Ca. 1950s.. Black and white pictographic / pictorial map, 16 1/2 x 20 inches on sheet 18 x 23 3/4 inches, folding to 6 x 4 1/2 inches. Light creasing from use, good condition. An attractive bird's eye view style map with buildings identified and most illustrated on the map. At the top the Columbia Airport is named; on the Bay of Havana the piers are named and some of the companies eg. Standard Fruit Steamship Company; Havana Coal Company; in the central district the hotels are pictured and named. "Printed and Distributed by Visitors Guide for Shopping and Entetainment Havana, Cuba." .

$65.00

New Tourist Map of Greater Miami Florida in Colors. List of Hotels and Points of Interest.
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New Tourist Map of Greater Miami Florida in Colors. List of Hotels and Points of Interest.

By FLORIDA - MIAMI)

Miami, FL.: Gulf Stream card and Distributing Co.. No date. Ca. 1950.. Color pictographic / pictorial street map, 23 x 16 1/2 on sheet size 24 1/2 x 17 1/2 folding as issued to pamphlet 9 x 4 inches, text on verso. Light soiling to covers, only lightly visible at top left of map side; overall map is clean and bright. Detailed and colorful street map of Miami, Florida. Inset map of Downtown Miami at mid lower map. Verso includes Points of Interest, Principal Stores, hotels, etc. .

$145.00

The Story of Cane Sugar.
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The Story of Cane Sugar.

By CUBA / SUGAR)

Philadelphia.: Pennsylvania Sugar Co.. No date. Ca. 1930s.. Pamphlet, 9 x 4 inches, unfolding to color pictorial map and illustrations, 18 x 15 3/4 inches. Fine condition. When fully opened there is a pictorial map of the eastern United States showing the Pennsylvania Sugar Co. Refinery in Philadelphia, with inset maps of Cuba and Puerto Rico, bordered by step-by-step text detailing "Sugar Cane A Brief Story of the Raw Product Before It Reaches the United States" and "Refining Sugar A Trip Through the Modern Refinery of the Pennsylvania Sugar Co." Four panels of the verso include a smaller pictorial map highlighting India, China, Java, Hawaii, and the Philippine Islands on the left and Cuba and Puerto Rico at right, with text at center "Where Sugar Cane Comes From." The other four panels sing the praises of sugar: "Sweet Things to Make"; "These Goodies are Good for You" and "Sugar as a Food." Encouraging that craving... .

$185.00

Tetley Tea.  Strength.  Flavor.  Quality.
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Tetley Tea. Strength. Flavor. Quality.

By TEA SHOP DISPLAY)

[Tetley Tea Company.]. No date. Ca. 1930s?. Unused shop display color pop-up die cut, flat measurements 21 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, mounted, as issued, on thick cardboard and with cardboard stand attached on verso. Mint, unused condition. Colorful shop display with three cups of tea illustrated, each named with a character of the Tetley Tea brand - Strength, Flavor and Quality. An unusual vintage advertising piece, perfect for the tea lover. .

$75.00

Bekins Van and Storage Company Map of Beverly Hills, Westwood, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Culver City.  (Cover title: Map of Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.)
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Bekins Van and Storage Company Map of Beverly Hills, Westwood, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Culver City. (Cover title: Map of Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.)

By CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES AREA)

Los Angeles.: Bekins Van and Storage Company.. 1941.. Folding map, 9 x 5 inches opening to sheet 18 x 20 inches. 1/2 inch tear to one panel, otherwise good condition. Covers the area from Santa Monica to the Hollywood Hills with an extensive street index. .

$110.00

Presenting the New Oldsmobile.
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Presenting the New Oldsmobile.

By AUTOMOTIVE - OLDSMOBILE)

Detroit.: Oldsmobile Motor Division, General Motors.. 10- 1956.. 24 pp booklet, 6 x 1 3/4 inches, opening to a wall-size color poster 24 x 23 inches featuring 16 models of the new Oldsmobile for 1957. On verso, color illustrations of the car's interior, its motor, a detail of a tail light, the massive grill, the chassis, and much more. Fine condition with dealer stamp on front cover. General Motors discontinued the Oldsmobile line in 2004. At the time of its termination, it was one of the oldest American produced automobiles, with a history dating to 1897. .

$115.00

The Holiday Gift Book
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The Holiday Gift Book

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - TRADES / CATS / ROBINS) W.J.W. (? illus.)

London.: Frederick Warne and Co.. No date. Ca. 1880.. Hardcover children’s book, 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ inches, 30 cloth-backed pages with 23 color lithographic plates, including a double-page centerfold, plus six text-only pages. Color pastedown to front cover with embossed silver frame depicts children playing with toys. Three stories for children are featured in the volume: "The Book of Trades" (blacksmith, carpenter, tailor, etc.- all male); "Miss Mouser’s Tea Party"; "The Robins. A Family History." Top and bottom of spine lightly bumped, light rubbing to extremities; front free endpaper missing, pencil marks to cloth backing of one page, light marks to lower margins of a few pages (from page-turning), otherwise very good clean condition. Interestingly, the page illustrating "The Shoemaker" features an almanac hanging from a wall displaying the date "1878," hence a circa 1880 dating for the volume. An uncommon children’s book in very good clean condition with Miss Mouser and her tea party guests decked out in fine Victorian dress. .

$375.00

China Southeast Coast.
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China Southeast Coast.

By CHINA - SOUTHEAST COAST)

New York.: Army Information Branch.. Volume III, No. 51B.. 1944.. Poster, color map, sheet 35 x 47 inches (89x120cm), folded to approximately 9 x 12 inches. Short split/tear at four fold intersections and at three fold ends; no paper loss. Blank verso. Large color map "China Southeast Coast" from Shanghai to French Indochina, with the islands of Formosa and Hainan. At right edge are inset maps of the vicinities of Shanghai, Wenchow, Foochow, Swatow, Canton, and Hong Kong. Scale of the main map is 7 inches to 200 miles. While this is identified as a Newsmap (Volume III, No. 51B), there is no informational text on the verso, as they were usually issued. .

$95.00

Panoramic and Monumental Map of Havana. (Plano Panoramico y Monumental de La Habana).
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Panoramic and Monumental Map of Havana. (Plano Panoramico y Monumental de La Habana).

By CUBA - HAVANA) Mirabal, Roglio L. (illus).

Havana.: Cuban Tourist Commission.. 1950.. Black and white pictographic / pictorial map, 20 1/4 x 24 inches on sheet 21 3/4 x 27 3/4 inches, folding to 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Very good condition. A decorative map with 148 buildings identified and most illustrated on the map. Punta and Morro Castles are pictured at the lower right, the various piers fronting onto the Bay of Havana at lower left and Marianao Beach at the upper centre of the map. Handsome bird's eye view style map of the city. .

$65.00

Fortune Magazine. 1930 - 06.

By UNITED STATES NAVY / COTTON / CHEMICAL INDUSTRY)

NY.: Time Fortune.. Volume I. Number 5.. 06- 1930.. June 1930 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 152 pages, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light wear and soiling to covers, spine is slightly cocked (on an angle), interior in very good condition. An early issue of this justly famed periodical with many interesting articles, plus elegant color and black and white advertisements. Topics covered include "The Power of the U.S. Fleet" ("about half Great Britain's") and extensive coverage of the cotton industry with two color illustrations by Thomas Benton and many other color illustrations. The cover illustration of a chemical researcher relates to the article "12 Chemists." As usual there are many elegant color advertisements for cars (Cadillac) boats (Dodge boats), planes (striking color ad for Fokker) and other luxury items just a few months into the Depression. There is also a multi-page advertisement by the Northern Pacific Railway. .

$45.00

Fortune Magazine. 1930 - 03.

By SECOND ISSUE OF FORTUNE MAGAZINE - MAP OF WALL STREET Hemingway, Ernest. (

NY.: Time Fortune.. Volume I. Number 2.. 03- 1930.. March 1930 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 152 pages, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light wear and soiling to covers, light dampstaining to lower right corner of first leaves, soft bump to lower right corner, good condition. Volume I, Number 2 of this justly famed periodical with many interesting articles, plus elegant color and black and white advertisements. Topics covered include U.S railroads with several color maps, gems and an extensive article on the Japanese House of Mitsui with color illustrations. There is a striking two page map "The Map of Wall Street. The Street with a Graveyard at One End and at the Other End The River", with the buildings named and major tenants identified. The article "Bullfighting, Sport and Industry" "dealing with the economics of the bullfight business in Spain, is contributed to FORTUNE by Mr. Ernest Hemingway." As usual there are many elegant advertisements for cars (Marmon, Pierce-Arrow, Packard etc., boats (Garwood, Chris-craft, Dodge boats), planes and other luxury items a few months into the Depression. The artist of the handsome railroad-themed color cover is not identified. .

$45.00

Fortune Magazine. 1937 - 04.

By AVIATION / SPAIN / COLORADO) Baker, Ernest Hamlin (cover illus).

NY.: Time.. 04- 1937. Volume XV. Number 4.. April 1937 complete issue of magazine, 14 x 11 1/4 inches profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 208pp, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Light wear to covers, spine is cocked (slanted), interior and cover illustration very good. Many interesting articles in this beautiful publication, plus elegant color and black and white advertisements. Articles include "Koppers," detailing mysterious Koppers United Co. and the "coke oven"; airport safety with illustrations by Richard Edes Harrison, including one of the New York / Newark area; "Background of War: II: The Struggle in Spain with illustrations and map in color; the Colorado Aquaduct; Nash-Kelvinator "The reasons for a $59,000,000 merger of electric refrigeratos, ice-cream cabinets, washing machines, air-conditioning units, and Nash and Lafayette cars"; the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Striking full page color ad for Cadillac-Fleetwood V, for the Lincoln Zephyr V-12 plus many other great advertisements. Cover illustration depicting an air-control tower with search light and plane by Ernest Hamlin Baker. Founded by Henry Luce (who had, with partner Briton Hadden, founded Time magazine in 1923), Luce declared of Fortune magazine that "American business has importance - even majesty - so the magazine in which we are able to interpret it will look and feel important - even majestic." .

$35.00

Fortune Magazine. 1932 - 04.

By UNITED AIRPLANE / BOOKDEALERS / WRIGLEY GUM) Baker, Ernest Hamlin (cover illustration).

NY.: Time Fortune.. Volume V. Number 4.. 04- 1932.. April 1932 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 138 pages, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Complete but in fair condition. Wear and staining to covers, lower right corner bumped with several corners creased. Interior is clean and tight. Topics covered in this elegant business journal include housing ("How Much House for a Dollar"); the "No. 1 Airplane Company...United Aircraft and Transport"; "Merchant to Collectors...Dr. Abraham Simon Wolf Rosenbach, whose inventory is larger than Macy's" with eight full page color illustrations of important books and maps from this renowned bookdealer to the wealthy; William Wrigley Jr. the chewing gum magnate (with small photo illustrations by Margaret Bourke-White). As usual there are many elegant advertisements for cars, boats, planes and other luxury items. The striking color cover by Ernest Hamlin Baker strikingly depicts the work of constructing roads. .

$25.00

Fortune Magazine. 1941 - 05.

By CHINA / WINE) Petruccelli, Antonio (cover illus).

NY.: Time.. 05- 1941. Volume XXIII. Number 5.. May 1941 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 180 pages, folio, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Spine is rolled with some light abrasion, there are several pages removed from the advertisement section at the front of the magazine, articles complete and in very good condition; cover image in very good condition. (Stock photo of cover). Of particular interest is the black and white photo illustrated article: "The China Trade - the biggest potential market on earth is ripe for the U.S." Other interesting articles include: "The Great Wine Boom - with consumption skyrocketing and imports cut U.S. vintners are cashing in. Don't look apologetic when you ask for domestic wines. Some are excellent" and "How America Can Take the Offensive. Against total war the only defense is attack." Founded by Henry Luce (who had, with partner Briton Hadden, founded Time magazine in 1923). Luce declared of Fortune magazine that "American business has importance - even majesty - so the magazine in which we are able to interpret it will look and feel important - even majestic." .

$48.00

Fortune Magazine. 1932 - 04.

By UNITED AIRPLANE / BOOKDEALERS / WRIGLEY GUM) Baker, Ernest Hamlin (cover illustration).

NY.: Time Fortune.. Volume V. Number 4.. 04- 1932.. April 1932 complete issue of magazine, profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 138 pages, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Tiny spot in lower right margin of front cover, previous owner's name written neatly in pen on cover (by date), over all very good condition. Topics covered in this elegant business journal include housing ("How Much House for a Dollar"); the "No. 1 Airplane Company...United Aircraft and Transport"; "Merchant to Collectors...Dr. Abraham Simon Wolf Rosenbach, whose inventory is larger than Macy's" with eight full page color illustrations of important books and maps from this renowned bookdealer to the wealthy; William Wrigley Jr. the chewing gum magnate (with small photo illustrations by Margaret Bourke-White). As usual there are many elegant advertisements for cars, boats, planes and other luxury items. The striking color cover by Ernest Hamlin Baker strikingly depicts the work of constructing roads. .

$45.00

Photo Album of Famous Places in Central Southern China  中南支名所写真帖
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Photo Album of Famous Places in Central Southern China 中南支名所写真帖

By CHINA - SECOND SINO-JAPANESE WAR - SHANGHAI - NANJING)

1938.. Black and white photo illustrations numbered 1 to 124, 3 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches, textured cloth over card binding with gold title and silver decorative image. Text block has separated from binding. Sections are bound with thread which has come loose on some of the sections. Light dampstaining to inner area of sheets throughout, but not very noticeable on most sheets. This small booklet of 124 numbered photos would seem to celebrate the successful Japanese incursions into China and the 1937 capture of the cities of Shanghai and Nanjing, of which there are many photos. The majority of the photos are of these two cities, with additional ones of rivers and countryside projecting a sense of normalcy in southern China. No record for this title has been found in WorldCat under the translation "Photo Album of Famous Places in Central Southern China." A brief selection of the 124 titles includes: 1 Shanghai Peace Memorial 2 Shanghai Bund 3 Shanghai Garden Bridge 4 Shanghai Japan Naval Corps 海軍陸戦隊 15 Shanghai Park Hotel 16 Shanghai French Park 17 Shanghai China Post Bureau 18 Shanghai French Settlement 55 Nanjing National Government 南京 元国民政府 [possibly, Former National Government..?] 56 Nanjing Zhongshan Road - the main street of central Nanjing 南京 中山路 南京域内のメインストリート 66 Snapshot of Yangtze River 109 Southern Chinese style sanpan .

$365.00

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