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Harry N. Abrams. 1959. No Binding. Ill.: Maurice de Vlaminck. Print, Approx 7"x10" mounted on a sheet approx.10"x14". Very good condition. This is from one of the series "Art Treasures of the World", published by Harry N. Abrams in 1959. Very Good.
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Book number: e
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1084]
Keywords: Maurice de Vlaminck

 
9/11 World Trade Center Archive
0. Hardcover. Scrapbook, An all encompassing, large, and one-of-a-kind, scrapbook of the terrorist attack that occurred on September 11th, 2001. The maker of this personal remembrance placed items in individual sleeves in a large binder. There are 162 sleeves in the binder, and all but 3 have stuff on both sides. The binder measures approximately 12x11.5 inches. It is blue and has "9-11-01" and "We Shall Never Forget" handwritten on the front cover. The front cover also has a photo of the twin towers at the moment of the 2nd airplane impact. Included in the binder are newspaper clippings from right after the attacks to several years later, photographs, postcards ( United We Stand, Land of Liberty, Land of the Free and Home of the Brave), pamphlets, news stories/ photos/ webpage captures, photos from calendars, and some items about the declaration of war against Iraq. This archive further includes a near fine copy of the NY Times of 9/12/01; Time magazine 9/11/01, fine condition; Newsweek Special Report 9/24/11, fine condition; New York Magazine September 11, 2001, 9/24/11, fine condition; the New Yorker 9/24/11, very good condition; OGGI (Italian language magazine) 9/27/01, very good condition. Very Good/No Jacket Issued.
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Book number: ou43
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 362.5 | £UK 316.25 | JP¥ 43355]

 
1845 -Japanese Handwritten and Hand Drawn Ikebana - Flower Arranging
0. Soft cover. Handwritten, Circa 1840-50, approx 50 handwritten pages with ink drawings. Ikebana (???, "living flowers") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. The tradition dates back to the 7th century when floral offerings were made at altars. Later, they were placed in the tokonoma (alcove) of a home. Ikebana reached its first zenith in the 16th century under the influence of Buddhist tea-masters and has grown over the centuries, with over 1,000 different schools in Japan and abroad. Ikebana is counted as one of the three classical Japanese arts of refinement, along with kodo for incense appreciation, and chado for tea and the tea ceremony. The book exhibits channels from a long past infestation, however it reads well. Good/not applicable.
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Book number: 81aa
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 226.75 | £UK 197.75 | JP¥ 27097]

 
1870 Red Morocco Photo Album with 120 Photographs of Erotic Salon Paintings
0. Hardcover. Photographic Image, A fine example of 19th century Victorian drawing room erotica. The album containing 120 albumen photographs of then popular French salon paintings, the great majority of the paintings showing nude, or scantily dressed beautiful ladies in classical scenes. The album beautifully bound in red morocco decorated with gold leaf, edges of the paper gilded. Some examples of the paintings depicted: The Broken Necklace Almacis and Hermaphrodite Death of love The Cock fight, and many, many others. Painters include Jean Leon Gerome, Guerard, Chaplin, Bouvier, Saint Pierre. Very Good.
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Book number: 199u
USD 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 407.75 | £UK 355.75 | JP¥ 48774]

 
1880 Hand Colored County & Township Map Utah & Nevada
0. No Binding. Map, 1880, A hand colored county & township map of Utah & Nevada by Mitchell. Map measures 23" x 15", folded as issued. Very Good.
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Book number: ku16
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 86.25 | £UK 75.25 | JP¥ 10297]

 
1900s Chicago, IL. & Lander Wy
0. Hardcover. Photographic Image, Vintage early 1900's, more than 100 photos of scenes in and about Chicago and Wyoming; elevated trains, and White City Amusement Park, on the beach at lake Michigan. Lander, Wyoming- the new old west, the Lander Fire Dept, American Indians, a print shop; and happy family scenes in Wyoming and Chicago. The photo album was found in Wyoming; it was in desperate condition. The loose photos and leaves were cleaned and remounted in their original order in a period photo album. Very Good.
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Book number: uu42
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 226.75 | £UK 197.75 | JP¥ 27097]

 
1905-Thora Song - Words by Fred Weatherly, Music by Stephen Adams
0. No Binding. Sheet music, Thora - Words by Fred Weatherly. Music by Stephen Adams. Published by Chappell & Co. in 1905, 1st edition. 8 p. Good condition. Good.
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Book number: ghbb
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1084]
Catalogue: Classical Music

 
1918 Autograph Book Ralph Thorsby School for Girls Leeds, England W/ Art Work
0. Soft cover. Scrapbook, A neat friendship book from the Ralph Thorsby School For Girls, Leeds, England, circa 1918-1922; Containing watercolors, cartoons, drawings, rhymes, autographs, sentiments, etc, up to 1933 for a couple of entries. Good.
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Book number: 56o
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 226.75 | £UK 197.75 | JP¥ 27097]

 
1919-30's Nurse's Photo Journal
0. Soft cover. Photographic Image, Original 1919-30s Nurse's Nursing photo album- about 50 pages, 200+ photographs. Chronicling the life of a young woman with her family, and friends from nursing school. She has written descriptions to many of the photos in white crayon and there are pictures of her in uniform, in the hospital, rowing boats with friends, on a farm and in the fields, in front of buildings and old autos. Condition of this book is fair. Many photos are in good condition but several pages have missing photos and there are a few tears and signs of age. One page has a photo cut out of it. Album is approx.11x7 inches Included are a few snap-shots of farm equipment, early planes, several photos of babies and children and more. The last pages show her parent's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico and there is a photo of the Isleta Pueblo Indian reservation with children. Good.
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Book number: 47ou
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 158.75 | £UK 138.5 | JP¥ 18968]

 
1920's-1930's Albany Ny Amateur Baseball & Amateur Sports
0. Hardcover. Ill.: Illustrated. Scrapbook, An athletic scrapbook belonging to Lee Reynolds, of clippings and photographs covering Albany, NY high school baseball and other amateur sports from the 1920's through the 1930's. 89 pages filled with memorabilia. The first several pages are devoted to aboriginal and WWl images, all the following pages are devoted to baseball and other sports. Lee Reynolds makes use of a hardbound book - " Annual Report of _____ to the Public Service Commission (Second District) of the State of New York For The Year Ended June30, 1915. Interesting stuff juxtaposed within the scrapbook. Very Good/No Jacket Issued.
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Book number: vv17
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 113.5 | £UK 99 | JP¥ 13548]
Catalogue: Scrapbook
Keywords: Illustrated Baseball New York

 
1920's 1930's- 130 Pages of Hollywood Fame
0. Hardcover. Scrapbook, 1920s-1930s. A very nice collection of contemporary clippings,130 pages, Rudolf Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Mary Astor, Mae West; portaits of famous Hollywood stars of silent screen and pre-code era. Good/Good.
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Book number: 16ou
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.75 | £UK 79.25 | JP¥ 10839]

 
1920s Photo Album
0. Hardcover. Photographic Image, Album approx 6x8 inches. Approx 50 photos. Very Good.
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Book number: xo19
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 113.5 | £UK 99 | JP¥ 13548]

 
1922-1945 a Women and Her Friends
0. Hardcover. Scrapbook, 1922-1945, approx. 140 photographs and portraits (3 by Bachrach Studios). Young, attractive, society women in their youth. Photographs of women from coast to coast, and the heartland. Perhaps a sorority association; a number of the 7 Sister colleges mentioned. Beautiful women full of a life filled with promise, some in uniform. Binder approx. 10.5x12 inches. The leaves have been extensively repaired. Good.
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Book number: ou33
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 136 | £UK 118.75 | JP¥ 16258]

 
1927 Lindburgh Touches Down/ Hurricane of 1938
0. Soft cover. Photographic Image, When Charles Lindbergh returned from his historic solo flight to Europe, Daniel Guggenheim sponsored him on a three month nation-wide tour. Flying the "Spirit of St. Louis," he touched down in 48 states, visited 92 cities, gave 147 speeches, and rode 1,290 miles in parades. "Lindbergh was seen by literally millions of people as he flew around the country," said Richard P. Hallion, historian for the Air Force The photos show Lindbergh in July 1927 in New Hampshire during his nationwide tour. Also a series of photos of the Claremont to Bethlehem, central N.H.area. A parade, and a baseball game, and photos of damage done during the historic flood of November1927. 70 photographs. The album is approx. 5.5x8 inches. Good.
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Book number: ou108a
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 226.75 | £UK 197.75 | JP¥ 27097]

 
1930s Scrapbook of European Circus Performers, Includes Herman Goering, Etc.
0. Soft cover. Scrapbook, This is a scrapbook of clippings cut from newspapers and magazines that were published in the 1930s. They were pasted into a spiral folder with card covers that had samples of Christmas cards, also dating from the 1930s, that were removed for this purpose. These clippings are mostly or all from British publications, and depict circuses in England, Switzerland and Germany. Each photo or clipping was dated with the year it was published. The clippings include: 1. A circus put on by the boys of the Mount Olivet Home, a Jesuit orphanage in Farnham, England. (1937) 2. The Fearless Flyers, an air troupe departing for New York (1934). 3. The marriage of 2 performers at a circus (1936). 4. Elli Meyer, a 16 year old wire walker in Hastings, England (1939). 5. A Brazilian wire walker named Miacahua (1935). 6. A circus painting displayed in the salon of the Queen Mary during her maiden voyage (1936). 7. A photo essay of an escaped elephant in Hamburg, Germany (1936). 8. A female lion tamer (Patricia Bourne) (1937). 9. Tightrope walker Ludwug Birkeneder crossing a city street on a wire in Geneva, Swtz. (1938) 10. A 12 year old elephant trainer (1934) 11. A full page color picture of Luftwaffe chief Hermann Goering bottle feeding a baby lion (not dated, but pre-1939). 12. A strange little article depicting a tight rope walker who was said to have captivated Adolph Hitler during a performance, and is pictured with a gift he gave her (1938). And other interesting items! These are all firmly glued onto black thick paper pages. All pieces are legible and well preserved, with generally very well produced and clear photo images. There is some slight age darkening to the edges of some. 8.5x11 inches, closed. 16 pages, including the covers; 14 pages with clippings. Very Good/not applicable.
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Book number: 20x
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.5 | £UK 39.75 | JP¥ 5419]

 
1930s Illustrator's Lithography Scrapbook
0. Hardcover, Folio - over 12. Scrapbook, A comprehensive album of the finest examples of commercial lithographic art from the 1930s. Assembled by an unknown hand at the time, it is 12x16 inches in size, 63 leaves, and 128 pages of illustrations. Very Good/not applicable.
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Book number: 23qi
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 181.25 | £UK 158.25 | JP¥ 21677]

 
1930s Beauty School Autograph & Sketch Album
0. Soft cover. Book, Vintage memory album with autographs, messages & some sketches from young women living at the Calgary, Alberta YWCA and attending Jean Carroll's School of Beauty Culture in Calgary during the early 1930s. approx. 4.5x6 inches, 40+ pages. Good.
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Book number: ou10
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 | £UK 59.5 | JP¥ 8129]

 
1939 Canadian Northwest Travel Album
0. Hardcover. Scrapbook, 1939, two women on tour. Approx.10x13 inches. 31 pages. Photo album + diary. Extensive work to stabilize the paper. Very Good.
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Book number: k20
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 81.75 | £UK 71.25 | JP¥ 9755]

 
1945 Recipe Scrapbook 158p W Cartoons Hand-Made
0. Hardcover. Book, A piece of personal history. This grandmother's WWII-era recipe scrapbook, put together for her descendants in 1945. It is a faux-leather bound ledger with 158 pages of recipes hand-typed, clipped from magazines, and obtained from restaurants; practically every page has a food or drink-related cartoon or little illustration clipped from the New Yorker and other magazines. Recipes for French, Jewish, American, European food, and lots are of alcoholic drinks. Most are with simple inexpensive ingredients due to WWII rationing. Neatly handwritten table of contents at the end. Book measures approx 10x 7.5, & inches thick. Very Good.
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Book number: ou44
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 272 | £UK 237.25 | JP¥ 32516]

 
1949-1955 Leroy Hunt Michigan State Police
0. Hardcover. Scrapbook, A scrapbook of Officer LeRoy Hunt covering years 1949 -1955 from his Promotion to Sergeant to a promotion to Captain in Lansing, Michigan. There are congratulatory letters and telegrams on achievements and Promotions (Many). There are newspaper clippings of cases he was involved in including an escape with a glossy press photo posing with the escapee. There are fascinating if somewhat horrific clippings, one of an amateur mining expedition that blew up, all but obliterating five of the would-be prospectors. They were drawn to a nearby shuttered gold mine in search of uranium. There was quite a run on that in the beginning of the Cold War. Great pictures, great stories, lots of different letterheads and letters from officials. There is a great candid shot of the policeman and Barbara Hutton. He escorted her during a visit to Lansing. Album approx. 11.5x11x3 inches, 98 pages. Very Good.
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Book number: pk33
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.75 | £UK 79.25 | JP¥ 10839]

 
1950s Wisconsin- Bars, Beer, Bowling
0. Hardcover. Photographic Image, Approx 65 photos in this 1956 -1957 Wisconsin photo album. It includes family stuff, bowling, bars, jukeboxes, and beer.Album is approx. 8.5x11.5 inches, and in real nice shape. Very Good.
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Book number: 28ou
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 136 | £UK 118.75 | JP¥ 16258]

 
1953 Korean War Photo Album - Major General Frank H. Partridge
0. Hardcover, Folio - over 12. Photographic Image, 1953 Korean War Photo Album - Major General Frank H. Partridge Major General Frank H. Partridge - In 1917 was appointed a 2nd Lieutenant of Infantry. He served two tours of duty in the Philippines in between WWI & WWII. During WWII he was promoted to Colonel and became the commanding officer of the 355th Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry Division at Camp Carson, Colorado. In December of 1942 he was named the Assistant Division Commander of the 97th Infantry Division, Camp Swift, Texas, and subsequently promoted to Brigadier General. He accompanied the 97th Division to the European Theater of Operations in January of 1945 and at the end of the war in Europe moved with the Division to Japan as part of the occupation forces. While in Japan he reverted to his permanent rank of Colonel. In 1950 he was reappointed to the rank of Brigadier General and commanded Camp Roberts, California. Upon reactivation of the 7th Armored Division he assumed command of the Division and was promoted to Major General in 1952. The lot consists of: A large 13" x 13" photo album of Major General Frank H. Partridge - The album is in good condition overall. 105 photos are all approx. 5"x7" + 6 8x10 photos. There are a total of 111 of items: Korean Soldiers, Prisoners, U.S. Troops, Artillery, Aircraft, Sunken Ships, Villagers and much more. Another album 11"x14" of 8x10 Glossy Photos relating to Major General Frank H. Partridge. Many are unmarked and appear to be from the early 1950's. Some are marked on the back, but the majority are not. Photos are of Partridge in Korea and California, the 7th Armored Division and more. 19.5" x 14.25" calligraphic Certificate of Appreciation, in English & Korean, signed by the Mayor of Seoul Korea, Tai Sun Kim, dated 5 April 1953, awarded to Major General Frank Partridge, Deputy Commander Sixth Army. Large/ oversized birthday card from 1952, "Happy Birthday Boss" , presented to Partridge. Very Good.
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Book number: 99ou
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 453.25 | £UK 395.25 | JP¥ 54193]

 
1957 Photo Kodak Album- Calico Ghost Town California Fire Hall
0. Photographic Image, Vintage B & W photo album shot in the 1950's in California ( 9 photos ) including views of Calico City Ghost Town located in California in San Bernadino County. Calico is a former silver mining town in the Mojave Desert founded in 1881. Photos show the Main Calico building with Calico in lettering on building, Fire Hall with US flag and California state flag, Hanks Hotel, and Joe's Saloon. Original b&w 3.5 x3.5 prints printed on Kodak Velox paper. 4 photos of people and 5 of the buildings of Calico Ghost Town. The scalloped edged photos are in excellent condition, minor surface aging, sharp, except first photo has top of photo very washed out so hard to see the people's faces.
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Book number: td12
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2710]

 
1957 Plymouth to Paignton Car Rally Photos
0. Hardcover. Photographic Image, Twenty 3.5x5 inch photos of the 1957 Plymouth To Paignton [on the coast] Car Rally. Photocopies of the backs of the photos bearing descriptions are mounted on the page with the original photo. Very Good.
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Book number: 44ou
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 | £UK 59.5 | JP¥ 8129]

 
1968 Arthur Fulmerautomotive Interior Speciaties
0. Soft cover. Ephemera, 1968 automotive seat covers, rugs, and other after market interior products. Excellent condition. Very Good/No Jacket Issued.
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Book number: d27
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 | £UK 59.5 | JP¥ 8129]
Keywords: trucks, cars, highways Scrapbook

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