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ROYAL POSTCARDS

By Smith, Jack H.

Lombard, IL: Wallace-Homestead Book Co, 1987. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0870694952 104pp.

$7.00

GLIMPSES OF OUR PAST: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE CARIBBEAN IN POSTCARDS
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GLIMPSES OF OUR PAST: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE CARIBBEAN IN POSTCARDS

By Gilmore, John

Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle Publishers, 1995. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 9768100400 145pp.

$30.00

ROADSIDE NEW ENGLAND 1900-1955

By Harding, R. Brewster

Portland, ME: Old Port Publishing Co, 1982. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. A photographic postcard record of the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine." A history of how these real photo postcards were produced and a wonderful assortment is illustrated showing New England Roadside Americana 80pp.

$14.50

INVESTMENT GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS - COVERING PRE-1935 CARDS

By Ward, Robert

Bellevue, WA: Antique Paper Guild, 1993. PB. very good+, spiral bound wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Contents include: Romance of Real Photo Postcards; Animal Drawn Transportation; Motorized Vehicles; Railroad Depots and Railroad Related; Aviation; US Postal Service; Commercial Interiors; Commercial Exteriors; Occupationals; Photographers, Photograhic Related, Studios; Advertising; Presidential, Social, Political, Racist, American Landscape; and 13 more categorized chapters. Almost 1,000 cards illustrated, described and priced. An invaluable resource. 224pp, ads.

$30.00

AMARILLO TEXAS: THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS 1887-1987 - A PICTURE POSTCARD HISTORY

By Franks, Ray and Ketelle, Jay

Amarillo, TX: Ray Franks Publishing Ranch, 1986. HC. good, pictorial boards (hardcover). B&W and Color illustrations. ISBN 0943976022 This is number 622 of a limited edition. Provides a personal and human insight to Amarillo's first hundred years through 213 picture postcards. unpaginated.

$17.50