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Rare Ephemera Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

Ephemera is defined as pieces of paper, posters, or documents that were not meant for long-term preservation, but the pieces featured here have survived for decades, if not centuries. We have expanded our ephemera collection to include playbills, photographs, letters, and illustrations by famous authors and painters. Many of the items included in this collection are unique and one-of-a-kind. By their nature, ephemera can be very fragile and delicate, and very prone to rips and tears. Many choose to carefully frame or otherwise protect their ephemera to maintain its quality and worth. The inclusion of any of these items of ephemera would add depth and diversity of your personal rare book collection, and should you wish to frame any of the available pieces, you would have a unique piece of art to proudly display.

Femmede La Haule

EGYPT: G. Lekegian & Co., 1880. Book. Illus. by Gabriel Lekegian. Very Good. No Binding. c.1880 , Albumen print photograph by G. Lekegian of Cairo , unmounted. # 251 ( Femme dela Haule ) . A nice toned original photo by the artist , name and plate inf…

From Gibbs Books


Nancy's Mysterious Letter (Nancy Drew #8) by Keene, Carolyn

Nancy's Mysterious Letter: Keene, Carolyn. Copyright 1932, Grosset & Dunlap. RARE Nancy Drew #8, 1939 issue thus. Includes original "HEADLINE BOOKS FOR GIRLS" DUST JACKET. RUSSELL H. TANDY COVER ART. Since the dj Back panel authors are: Faith Baldwin thr…

From Mary Riversong Books


Strange Fruit by Smith, Lillian

Smith, Lillian. Strange Fruit. Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944 1st. Ed, Stated 6th Printing Thus. About this book: Strange Fruit is a 1944 bestselling novel debut by American author Lillian Smith that dealt with the then-forbidden and controversial theme of inte…

From Mary Riversong Books


McLagan Grand Master Furniture -- Catalogue No. 13

Stratford, Ont: McLagan Furniture Co, 1915. Paperback. Very Good -. [1], 31 leaves: illustrations; 31 x 45 cm. Brown card covers with gilt embossed cover title; stapled. No date of publication. George McLagan established his furniture business in Str…

From Classic Books and Ephemera


Walt Disney Mickey Mouse Birthday Card with Envelope Postmark 1935 by Walt Disney

USA: Walt Disney, 1935. First Issue. Cards. Very Good +/N/A. Walt Disney. Walt Disney Mickey Mouse Birthday Card with original mailing envelope is for sale, which opens to the size of a small poster. The original mailing envelope which matches this ver…

From The First Edition


Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley. by Ridley, Elizabeth

1941. Hardcover. Good. Oblong Quarto. Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley, with three wartime Naval yearbooks & souvenir books owned by her sister Christine, a naval air mechanic in the WAVES programme. O…

From Alembic Rare Books


Personalized Check of Desi Arnaz & Lucille Ball dated 7/12/54, Signed by Lucy with Her Full Signature by Signed by Lucy with Full Signature Lucille Ball Arnaz

Check is 7 3/4 X 3 ,SIGNATURE GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC, VG+/NF, AS-IS. Signed by Author. First Edition. Unbound.…



The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Christie, Agatha

Christie, Agatha The Mysterious Affair At Styles, 1920 Harper & Brothers Copyright. Undated ca,1940 Grosset & Dunlap Washington Square Press Edition. Acceptable/ GOOD ORIGINAL CANDLE IN THE DARK WASHINGTON SQUARE DJ, NOW PROTECTED IN MYLAR WRAP; A little …

From Mary Riversong Books


A Collection of 7 of the First 9 Redbook Magazines from 1950-1951 Containing Original Dr. Seusss Stories by Dr. Seuss; (GEISEL, Ted [Theodore]

New York: McCall Corporation, 1950. Seven of the first nine Redbook Magazines from 1950-51 (, and 9 ) that each contained an original Dr. Seuss story, overall Very Good, wear with paper loss at spine ends, some with tears at spine folds, tonin…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Aesop For Children by Winter, Milo

DUST JACKET ONLY. NO BOOK IS INCLUDED The Aesop For Children (1919 unclipped Rand McNally Dust Jacket Only) RARE! 27 X 11 7/8 Orange First Edition unclipped DUST JACKET ONLY. dimensions are: 27 X 11 7/8 (fits volume 9 3/4 X 11 7/8) Original price $2.00, …

From Mary Riversong Books


Babar And Father Christmas by De Brunhoff, Jean

RARE FIRST EDITION! De Brunhoff, Jean: Babar and Father Christmas (Babar et le Pare Noel). Childrens Book. Random House 1st Edition, 1940. In RARE original, unclipped dust jacket that shows price 1.00/1.00. Used. Very Good/Good. A nice clean copy. Please …

From Mary Riversong Books


The Book of Knowledge: The Children's Encyclopedia by Thompson, Holland & Arthur Mee (editors)

New York: Grolier Society, 1927. Rare ephemera 1927 sales brochure for The Book of Knowledge The Children's Encyclopedia. Stapled binding. Toned thin glossy stock has reproduction pages from encyclopedia with their original pages numbers. Illustrat…

From Charity Bookstall


Why, What, How: Essential Product Information by Sutnar, Ladislav

- First edition of this rare publicity flyer from Sweet's Catalog Service. 'the increasing need for speed in war production is reflected in increasing demand for product information / in order to be useful such product information should be comprehensive,…

From studio montespecchio di jan van der donk


Merry Old Santa Claus by Nast, Thomas ( Artist); Harper's Weekly

New York: Harper's Weekly, 1881. RARE. A single leaf extracted from HARPER'S WEEKLY of Jan. 1, 1881, 16 1/2" w x 22 3/4" h. The original and iconic Thomas Nast engraving, on newsprint. Very Good, small chips along edges, larger chips e…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Life's a Beach (and ephemera) by Ellis, Rennie

Melbourne: Currey O'Neil, 1983. Not paginated. 20.5cm x 21.5cm. Many colour photos by Ellis of sunbathers and Australian beach life along with his commentary. Pictorial card wrappers. The ex libris stamp of Beechworth artist Brian Seidel on flyleaf.…

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