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ELIZABETH TAYLOR / LASSIE COME HOME (1943)

ELIZABETH TAYLOR / LASSIE COME HOME (1943)

by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

No binding. Very Good. Photo Vintage original 7 1/2 x 9 1/2"" (18 x 23 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Roddy McDowall, Donald Crips, Dame May Whitty, Elizabeth Taylor, Nigel Bruce, dir: Fred M. Wilcox; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Elizabeth Taylor made her MGM debut in this, just her second film. She would make films for MGM for the next 25 years, with an occasional trip to another studio. Even at this young age, her adult beauty was present. The star was Pal,... Read more
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$200.00
Lost Boston

Lost Boston

by Kay,Jane Holtz

1980. Lost Boston by Jane Holtz Kay, Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1980, paperback, 304 pages, very good condition.
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$11.20
An original wartime press photograph of Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and his family in a horse-drawn carriage after receiving the Honorary Freedom of the City of London on 30 June 1943

An original wartime press photograph of Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and his family in a horse-drawn carriage after receiving the Honorary Freedom of the City of London on 30 June 1943

London: Daily Telegraph, 30 June 1943. Photograph. This original press photograph captures Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and his family in a horse-drawn carriage in front of The Daily Telegraph building following the ceremony at which Churchill was given the Honorary Freedom of the City of London on 30 June 1943. The image, measuring 6.25 x 8.25 in (20.3 x 25.4 cm), is a gelatin silver print on glossy photo paper. Condition is very good. The paper is crisp and clean with some light scuffing... Read more
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$158.00
Broadway NY North from PO

Broadway NY North from PO

by New York Edison Company

New York, 1884. An albumen print of Broadway in New York City. The Post Office of the title used to be called the City Hall Post Office and Courthouse, and no longer exists, demolished in 1939. The street is full of horses & carts, a series of short buildings with shop fronts E. O. Thompson, Importer & Merchant Tailor. There is a sign atop one building for "Herring's Safes". There appears to be tramlines and one telephone line. Image slightly sunned, unmounted. The image... Read more
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$350.00
Photograph of Tea Leaf Harvest in Ceylon

Photograph of Tea Leaf Harvest in Ceylon

Scowen and Co.. c1885. Thin unmounted albumen print with caption in white: "Plucking tea leaf. Holton Estate. Panwila," which is an area of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). 11 x 8 1/2"
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$240.00
SIGNED, PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CHARLIE DANIELS:; Country and southern-rock singer and songwriter

SIGNED, PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPH OF CHARLIE DANIELS:; Country and southern-rock singer and songwriter

by Daniels, Charlie

s.l.: Epic, 1991. Original edition. not bound. Fine. Mike Rutherford, photographer. Publicity photo-portrait, 10" x 8", signed in black felt-tip ink. Charlie Daniels , born at Wilmington, North Carolina in 1936, began writing and performing in the 1950s. As a Nashville session musician, he played on albums recorded by Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, and others. He is perhaps best known for his country hit, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." Daniels was welcomed into the... Read more
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$35.00
EMPEROR JONES, THE (Oct 1, 1933) Photo by Jack Shalitt

EMPEROR JONES, THE (Oct 1, 1933) Photo by Jack Shalitt

by Jack Shalitt

Vintage original 10 x 8" (25 x 20 cm.) double weight silver photographic black-and-white print, USA. Paul Robeson, dir: Dudley Murphy; United Artists. With crop marks and some paint enhancements in the image, all designed for publication. With the stamp on back of photographer Jack Shalitt and date stamped "OCT 1 1933". Very good-.
A special image from the Dudley Murphy film adaptation of the Eugene O'Neill play of the same name, undoubtedly printed in a small edition for circulation to the local media.... Read more
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$500.00
Anonymous

Anonymous

Good. Ferrotype photograph of a mother with two children.in original lacquered case for hanging. 1/8 th plate. Case size: 9,7 x 7,3 cm. Tintype ferrotype. In a very rare hanging case. In good condition No binding Early Photography
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€95.00
Ottoman photographic journey in the red sea and Hejaz

Ottoman photographic journey in the red sea and Hejaz

by Photographic album

Photographic album of the Red Sea journey contains 76 photographs of which 20 taken in Jeddah and Mecca in 1902 showing the annual celebration of the coronation day of Sultan Abdul Hamid II , in the government house in Jeddah and Mecca. With tow photographs showing the government and the Emir of Hejaz . 33 x 24 cm. ألبوم صور فوتوغرافية ، رحلة تعود إلى التسعينيات من القرن التاسع عشر الميلادي و تحتوي على 76 صورة... Read more
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$50,000.00
An original press photo of Lady Clementine Churchill wearing an eyepatch, published on 1 September 1959

An original press photo of Lady Clementine Churchill wearing an eyepatch, published on 1 September 1959

London: P.A. Reuter Photos Ltd., 1 September 1959. Photograph. This original press photo shows Lady Clementine Churchill wearing an eye patch following an operation for paralysis of the eyelid. This image measures 12 x 9.25 in (30.5 x 23.5 cm) on matte photo paper. Condition is good plus. The paper is trimmed slightly irregularly on the right side and has some edge wear, bruised corners, original crop markings, and some fingerprints and scratches at the top edge that appear to be original to the... Read more
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$32.00
ORSON WELLES, DOLORES DEL RÍO AT CONCERT (1941)

ORSON WELLES, DOLORES DEL RÍO AT CONCERT (1941)

by Unknown

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Orson Welles, Dolores del Rio. Orson Welles and Dolores del Rio are snapped by a news photographer while attending a concert at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium in Dec. 1941. Soon after the opening of Citizen Kane, Welles was most notable for that work. According to the original attached paper blurb, the two were engaged and planned to marry in early-1942 (she had divorced Cedric Gibbons in... Read more
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$200.00
Demmeni, Jean

Demmeni, Jean

Good. Menangkabausche School in Midden-Soematra.. Indonesië. Grootformaat foto. Opgeplakt op board. Formaat: 73 x 59 cm. Uit ca. 1912. ¶ Deze schoolplaat maakt deel uit van een collectie schoolplaten uit Nederlandsch Oost- en Westindië, in de jaren 1911-1913 uitgegeven door Kleynenberg & Co. te Haarlem. Het betreft nummer 133 uit de reeks. Jean Demmeni (Padang Panjang, Sumatra, 1866 1939) was een Frans/Indo-Europese fotograaf en topograaf. Hij is bekend van de schoolplaten-serie: Platen van... Read more
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€65.00
Tata Steel, India.  2 photographs

Tata Steel, India. 2 photographs

by [India]

1912. Very good condition. Two large silver tone photographs of India's first steel plant. Founded in 1907 by Jamsetji Tata, and producing steel by 1912, the company became the largest steel plant in the British Empire. It was set up in only 3 years, with construction plans drawn up by American and Belgian engineers. The plant rapidly produced steel critical for use in W.W.I: 1,500 miles of rail and 300,000 tons of steel material for military campaigns in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Salonica and East... Read more
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$350.00
JOAN CRAWFORD / TORCH SONG (1953)

JOAN CRAWFORD / TORCH SONG (1953)

by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Vintage original 10 x 8" (25 x 20 cm.) black-and-white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, Gig Young, dir: Charles Walters; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. After a ten-year leave from her alma-matter (1925-43), Joan Crawford returned to MGM to make a Technicolor musical. She was allowed free reign on her hair, make-up and costume choices. The studio celebrated her return and newbie contract players such as Pier Angeli were excited to meet her. Here, Angeli... Read more
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$200.00
ANNA KARENINA (1935) Vintage original photo no. 2

ANNA KARENINA (1935) Vintage original photo no. 2

by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

No binding. Very Good. Photo Vintage original 14 x 17"" (35 x 43 cm.) sepia-tinted photo no. 2, USA, Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. Very unusual and beautiful oversize lobby display piece for this classic Garbo film based on Tolstoy's novel. Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book for her, as did S. N. Behrman and Clemence Dane for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna... Read more
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$750.00
CARTE DE VISITE OF OPERATIC SOPRANO EUPHROSYNE PAREPA-ROSA, PHOTOGRAPHED BY GURNEY & SON

CARTE DE VISITE OF OPERATIC SOPRANO EUPHROSYNE PAREPA-ROSA, PHOTOGRAPHED BY GURNEY & SON

by Parepa-Rosa, Euphrosyne

New York: Gurney & Son, 1860. Original document. Very Good. Three-quarters-length sepiatone portrait of Parepa-Rosa in a Victorian dress, low neckline, embroidered collar and cuffs, looking slightly to her right. Printed below the image is "Gurney & Son, Fifth Ave, N.Y." On the verso are the Gurney crest and name, Fifth Avenue, Cor. 16th St. N.Y. Written in pencil is Parepa-Rosa [not an authentic signature]. Parepa-Rosa (1836-1874), a British-born soprano, established with her... Read more
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$50.00
BIG TIME, THE (1929) Stepin Fetchit photo

BIG TIME, THE (1929) Stepin Fetchit photo

by Fox

No binding. Very Good. Photo Vintage original 8 x 10"" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white keybook photo, USA. Stepin Fetchit, Mae Clarke, dir: Kenneth Hawks; Fox. Very early talkie and one of the legendary Fetchit's earliest movies (he only began to appear on screen in 1929). JUST ABOUT FINE.
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$250.00
An original wartime press photograph of British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies at 10 Downing Street in February 1941, reportedly the first image captured of the two men together

An original wartime press photograph of British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies at 10 Downing Street in February 1941, reportedly the first image captured of the two men together

London: Copyright Planet News Ltd., published by The Daily Telegraph, 27 February 1941. Photograph. This original press photograph of British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies at 10 Downing Street in February 1941 is reportedly the first image of the two men taken together. The gelatin silver print on matte photo paper measures 7.5 x 9.5 inches (19 x 24.1 cm). Condition is very good minus. The paper is clean, crisp, and free of scratches with some light... Read more
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$173.00
CABINET CARD PHOTOGRAPHS (5) OF THREE MEMBERS OF THE McGUIRE FAMILY OF PHILADELPHIA

CABINET CARD PHOTOGRAPHS (5) OF THREE MEMBERS OF THE McGUIRE FAMILY OF PHILADELPHIA

by McGuire, Henry and others

1910. Original photographs. Very Good. Five photographs: Henry McGuire, "Lillian's father"; Jennie McGuire, two photos (one a real photo postcard); Lillian McGuire, two photos. Identified photographers: Lipp Studios; A.K.P. Trask; Wm. Curtis Taylor. Faint foxing.
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$25.00
HAWAII A WAY OF LIFE

HAWAII A WAY OF LIFE

by Soderberg, Eugenie

NY Macmillan 1962. Hard Cover. Fine in a very good dustjacket. Heavily illustrated with black and white photos by Anna Riwkin-Brick..
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$26.00
CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN AUTHOR & ABOLITIONIST JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY

CARTE DE VISITE OF AMERICAN AUTHOR & ABOLITIONIST JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, PHOTOGRAPHED BY NAPOLEON SARONY

by Whittier, John Greenleaf

New York: Sarony, 1860. Original document. Very Good. Head and shoulders sepiatone image of Whittier in coat with velvet collar and brass toggles, white beard and hair, staring at the camera. Gilt-stamped below the image, "Sarony, 680 B'way." Written in pencil on the black verso, "Whittier" [not an authentic signature]. Whittier (1807-1892) was an American Quaker poet, known best for his anti-slavery writings in the cause of abolition.
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$125.00
Carte de Visite photo of Burmese Prince, Maung Shaw Loo (1839 - 1929) in his native dress

Carte de Visite photo of Burmese Prince, Maung Shaw Loo (1839 - 1929) in his native dress

by Mowry, E.L. (Photographer)

Bucknell University, Lewisburg Pa.: E.L. Mowry. Photographer, 1860. First printing. Maung Shaw Loo (1839 - 1929), who was Bucknell University's first international student (Class of 1864) and who was the first Burmese native to study in the United States. After his graduation from the University, Shaw Loo was admitted to the newly organized Charity Hospital Medical College in Cleveland, Ohio, where in 1867, he obtained his medical degree. President Andrew Johnson was introduced to Dr. Shaw Loo and... Read more
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$275.00
A wartime press photograph of British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, accompanied by his close friend and chief scientific advisor Frederick Alexander "Prof" Lindemann, watching an air battle from an observation post near Dover on 28 August 1940 during the Battle of Britain

A wartime press photograph of British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, accompanied by his close friend and chief scientific advisor Frederick Alexander "Prof" Lindemann, watching an air battle from an observation post near Dover on 28 August 1940 during the Battle of Britain

Associated Press, published by the Chicago Tribune, 1940. Photograph. This original wartime press photograph captures British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, accompanied by his close friend and chief scientific advisor Frederick Alexander Lindemann (aka "Prof"), watching an air battle from an observation post near Dover on 28 August 1940 during the Battle of Britain. Setting this image apart from many other press photographs are both that it was significantly augmented for publication,... Read more
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$289.00
OUR BLUSHING BRIDES (1930)

OUR BLUSHING BRIDES (1930)

by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

No binding. Very Good. Photo Vintage original 11 x 14"" double weight glossy silver gelatin print photo, USA. Joan Crawford, Anita Page, Dorothy Sebastian, Robert Montgomery, Raymond Hackett, John Miljan, Hedda Hopper, dir: Harry Beaumont; MGM. The great Art Direction by Cedric Gibbons at the dawn of Deco and the Adrian adorned lingerie are great highlights of this fantastic oversize still, but there is more. On the verso is still photographer C. A. Pollock's stamp, the attached paper blurb and early... Read more
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$300.00
An original press photo of Sir Winston S. Churchill and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan at Admiralty House on 8 February 1961

An original press photo of Sir Winston S. Churchill and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan at Admiralty House on 8 February 1961

London: The Associated Press Ltd. , February 1961. Photograph. This original press photo shows Sir Winston S. Churchill at the Admiralty House following a lunch with Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. This press photo once belonged to The Daily Telegraph’s working archive. The image measures 10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm) on matte photo paper. Condition is very good. The paper is crisp, clean, and free of scuffing with only some very slight bruising to the corners. The verso bears the copyright... Read more
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$68.00