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Image for Handbill from Philadelphia, August 17, 1825, announcing Samuel Alexander & Charles B. Penrose have bought from George Gaullagher his large and very extensive stock of Merchandize

Handbill from Philadelphia, August 17, 1825, announcing Samuel Alexander & Charles B. Penrose have bought from George Gaullagher his large and very extensive stock of Merchandize

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, 1825

Seller ID: 09888

Condition: Very Good


Slightly darkened around the edges and a small chip in the top left corner, otherwise a well-preserved handbill from nearly 200 years ago. The OCLC lists two copies of this handbill and states that it is from Philadelphia. The new owners, Alexander and Penrose, acknowledge their acquisition with a sale and offer a partial list of their stock of goods, such as Angola Cassimeres, Bombazets and Bombazeens, Irish Popolins, Bengal Chintz and Gingham, and more textiles. The ad... View more info

Image for The Relief Work of the American Red Cross Following the Tornado in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama March 18, 1925: A Report

The Relief Work of the American Red Cross Following the Tornado in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama March 18, 1925: A Report

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The American National Red Cross: 1925

Seller ID: 09920

Condition: Near Fine


Five-page report on the Red Cross' efforts to provide relief to those affected by the tornado. Publication ARC 226, Aug. 1925. Stapled booklet. Pencil notation in upper-left margin of front cover, otherwise near fine condition. View more info

Image for [Ephemera] [Merchants] Billheads/Receipts (Lot of 26) from Baltimore Wholesalers to Wannamaker Manufacturing Company (Drugs) in Orangeburg, South Carolina, 1893-1902

[Ephemera] [Merchants] Billheads/Receipts (Lot of 26) from Baltimore Wholesalers to Wannamaker Manufacturing Company (Drugs) in Orangeburg, South Carolina, 1893-1902

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: 1893

Seller ID: 09925

Condition: Good


A collection of 26 billheads for 15 companies (11 additional orders from them) from Baltimore wholesale companies that record purchases for customer J.G. (Jacob George) Wannamaker of Orangeburg, South Carolina. Good-Very Good Condition. Some or all of the following flaws apply: Fold marks, short edge tears, age toning, and/or adhesive residue on the top edge of the back side. Wannamaker (1852-1919) was a physician and founder of a wholesale drug business in Orangeburg-W... View more info

Image for [Ephemera] Elzee Hats Postcard from Schauerhammer & Roensch, Bellville, Texas 1912

[Ephemera] Elzee Hats Postcard from Schauerhammer & Roensch, Bellville, Texas 1912

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint Louis, Missouri, Levis-Zukoski Merc. Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 09811


Rare postcard from Elzee Hats, featuring Style O.C. 3054 with an image of a woman wearing the hat. The reverse side has a stamped message for the recipient from a Bellville, Texas merchant that sells Elzee hats: "We most cordially invite you to attend our Spring Opening on Tuesday, March 19, 1912. Respectfully, Schauerhammer & Roensch." Postmarked Bellville, Tex., Mar 1912. Elzee was the brand name for hats made by Levis-Zukoski Merc. Co. in Saint Louis, Missouri... View more info

Image for California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech) 1930 Commencement Program; Robert A. Millikan Pictured - Nobel Prize Winner and Director of Cal Tech's Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics

California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech) 1930 Commencement Program; Robert A. Millikan Pictured - Nobel Prize Winner and Director of Cal Tech's Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1930

Seller ID: 09497

Condition: Very Good


Black limp leather covers with embossed design and gilt lettering on the front cover. Light wear to the spine. Decorative tissue guard protects the photo of Robert A. Millikan, Director of the Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics at California Institute of Technology and the 1923 Nobel Prize winner in Physics. The program features the Commencement Week Program, Senior Class Officers, Committees, and Class Roll by department and includes a photo of a campus building. Laid ... View more info

Image for Club Ginza Brochure Circa 1957: Authentic Japanese Shows, Tokyo Nite Life in Honolulu

Club Ginza Brochure Circa 1957: Authentic Japanese Shows, Tokyo Nite Life in Honolulu

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, 1957

Seller ID: 09773

Condition: Very Good


Rare piece of Honolulu, Hawaii ephemera: Nightclub brochure for Club Ginza, which featured authentic Japanese shows and a taste of Tokyo night life in Honolulu. Acquired with other mementos from a Hawaiian trip dated 1957. Purple illustrations and text on a white background. Old tape marks on the inside fold, a few small chips along the outer fold, and faint evidence of two fold marks, which you can barely feel and see. A single sheet folded once to create a 6.25 X 8-inc... View more info

Image for Arturo's Restaurant Menu Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Early 1960s

Arturo's Restaurant Menu Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Early 1960s

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 09867

Condition: Near Fine


Rare 1960s vintage restaurant menu from Arturo's in Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Single sheet, light green paper with dark green and red lettering, folded once. Approximately 9 X 12, folded. Acquired with other menus from the early 1960s. That and the very low prices confirm the time period. It's been very well preserved in excellent condition all these years. The back of the menu has "A Word from Arturo" and a place to address and stamp the menu to mail t... View more info

Image for Red Lion Restaurant Pub Menu, Circa Early 1960s, Houston, Texas

Red Lion Restaurant Pub Menu, Circa Early 1960s, Houston, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 09874

Condition: Very Good


Light handling wear, several small smudges or stains, and a few pencil marks. View more info

Image for The Silver Rail Cocktail List (Bar Menu), Toronto, 1948

The Silver Rail Cocktail List (Bar Menu), Toronto, 1948

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Toronto, 1948

Seller ID: 09898


Card stock, folded once. Measures 6.5 X 8.5 inches folded. Printed on both sides. Mild wear with a small smudge and faint, short crease on the front cover. A tiny amount of stain in the upper corner of the rear cover. Overall, a very nice copy of this rare cocktail menu from one of the first cocktail lounges to open in April 1947, twenty years after the repeal of Prohibition in Ontario in 1927 (dry since 1916). Some sources claim it was the first to open. On April 2, 194... View more info

Image for Rascal House Restaurant (Wolfie Cohen) Vintage 1960s Menu, Miami, Florida

Rascal House Restaurant (Wolfie Cohen) Vintage 1960s Menu, Miami, Florida

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 09976

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear and a small amount of staining. Overall a nice example of this scarce vintage menu circa early 1960s. Measures 11 X 17 inches folded. Lots to see here when you open it up - a colorful listing of breakfast, lunch, and dinner items, as well as drinks from the bar and cocktail lounge. Amended with stapled sheets of other selections. The rear cover is titled "Three Joints Joined Together" and shows an illustrated overhead view of the combined kitchens, bake s... View more info

Image for 1912 Petition from the Houston Anti-Tuberculosis League, Dr. Elva A. Wright, President, for the Requirements of a Tuberculosis Hospital Proposed by the Commissioners' Court of Harris County; Signed by Members of the Local #79 O.P.I.A. (Houston)

1912 Petition from the Houston Anti-Tuberculosis League, Dr. Elva A. Wright, President, for the Requirements of a Tuberculosis Hospital Proposed by the Commissioners' Court of Harris County; Signed by Members of the Local #79 O.P.I.A. (Houston)

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, 1912

Seller ID: 09899

Condition: Very Good


Two-page document, 8.5 X 14 inches. Very good condition with three folds. The first page contains the embossed seal of Local #79 O.P.I.A. (Operative Plasterers International Association, now Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons' International Association, or OPCMIA). This document is a typed petition that 1) thanks the county commissioners for deciding to establish a tuberculosis hospital in Houston, 2) reviews the death statistics and effects of "this greatest of infe... View more info

Image for [Patent Medicine] C. Brinkerhoff's Health Restorative for the Cure of Coughs, Colds, Liver Complaints, Raising of Blood, Pain in the Side and Chest, and all other Complaints Arising from a Want of Tone in the Stomach

[Patent Medicine] C. Brinkerhoff's Health Restorative for the Cure of Coughs, Colds, Liver Complaints, Raising of Blood, Pain in the Side and Chest, and all other Complaints Arising from a Want of Tone in the Stomach

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: 1844

Seller ID: 09922


Mid-nineteenth century double-sided advertisement (handbill?) and testimonial for a patent medicine - C. Brinkerhoff's Health Restorative. Measures 6 X 9.5 inches. Foxing to both sides, no tears or chips. Light pencil notation at the top of the verso (back side). If not a handbill, it may have been removed from a publication of some sort. The verso also has a thin strip of paper adhered along the right edge. It does not appear to be tape, but its purpose is unclear, unle... View more info

Image for Paris Métro - Paris Underground - Paris Subway 1945 (Route Map)

Paris M├ętro - Paris Underground - Paris Subway 1945 (Route Map)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Mellottee Editeur: 1945

Seller ID: 09919

Condition: Good


Card stock single sheet with transportation routes map pasted on one side and folded once into a pocket-sized reference brochure. There is an additional fold horizontally and a one-inch tear along the fold mark, resulting in tears on opposite sides of the map when opened. Paper label affixed to front panel of the folded piece. Some peeling in the lower-left corner of the label and the aforementioned tear affects the label on the right side. The rear panel has some pencil... View more info

Image for Greyhound Racing Program: Sanford-Orlando Kennel Club, Saturday, June 9, 1945

Greyhound Racing Program: Sanford-Orlando Kennel Club, Saturday, June 9, 1945

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1945

Seller ID: 09942

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear, ink notation on most pages. Not page-numbered, but about 16 pages. Stapled program, 6 X 9 inches, for Saturday, June 9, 1945. Eight races indicated in the program for that night and each page for each race has names next to each entrant in ink and an indication of the winner for each race. A newspaper article is laid in at the sixth race that comments on the recent death of President Roosevelt. An ad for War Bonds and War Stamps appears at the back of the prog... View more info

Image for The Incomparable Sonja Henie, Hollywood Ice Revue Program, Houston Coliseum, November 1938

The Incomparable Sonja Henie, Hollywood Ice Revue Program, Houston Coliseum, November 1938

By: N/A

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Hollywood Ice Productions: 1938

Seller ID: 09943

Condition: Very Good


9 X 12-inch illustrated program with light wear. A clean, unmarked copy of this 1938 program for Hollywood Ice Productions' Sonja Henie with Her Ice Revue. This performance was from the Houston Coliseum (Sam Houston Coliseum) in HOuston, Texas, starting Saturday, November 12th. Wonderfully illustrated with photos that look like still shots from a 1930s Hollywood musical. Ads for Houston businesses are featured such as the Warwick Hotel and Grand Prize Beer and Gulf Brewi... View more info

Image for [Ephemera] [Merchants] Hollander & Prechtel: Importers of Toys and Fancy Goods, Baltimore, 1878

[Ephemera] [Merchants] Hollander & Prechtel: Importers of Toys and Fancy Goods, Baltimore, 1878

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1878

Seller ID: 09923

Condition: Good


8 X 10 single sheet, ruled paper with four fold marks. Slight discoloration (mottled white areas), possibly from insects. Written in a language other than English (German?). The company was located at 29 Hanover Street in Baltimore. This letter is dated February 13, 1878. View more info

Image for [Ephemera] [Legal] Handwritten, Signed Letter from Baltimore Attorney Charles A. Boston to Simons & Siegel of Charleston, South Carolina

[Ephemera] [Legal] Handwritten, Signed Letter from Baltimore Attorney Charles A. Boston to Simons & Siegel of Charleston, South Carolina

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: 1888

Seller ID: 09924

Condition: Very Good


6 X 9.5 single sheet with two fold marks. Faint paper clip mark and some browning noted on the verso. Still, clean and sharp. Letterhead for attorney Charles A. (Anderson) Boston of Baltimore to Simons and Siegel, a Charleston, South Carolina law firm. The handwritten, signed letter is dated August 3, 1888 and serves notice that a Mr. F.G. Behre's proposition is withdrawn for want of a reply to Mr. Boston's previous letters to the firm concerning the matter. Boston (1863... View more info

Image for Stanley Stubenberg Menu, 1957: Hawaiian Village Hotel Pu Pu Bar, Honolulu

Stanley Stubenberg Menu, 1957: Hawaiian Village Hotel Pu Pu Bar, Honolulu

By: Hawaiian Village Hotel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaiian Village Hotel: 1957

Seller ID: 09772

Condition: Very Good


Rare, collectible Stanley Stubenberg designed hotel bar menu for the Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu. Acquired with other mementos from a Hawaiian trip dated 1957. Tape marks on the last page--inside and outside. Printed in the white space of the front cover is a message about a cover charge. A well-preserved item with mild wear (slight creasing). Three printed sheets folded and stapled, measuring 5.75 X 6 inches. Six recto illustrations, including the front cover, wi... View more info

Image for Waikiki "wikiwiki" Where-Abouts: 1956 Tourist Brochure with Photo-Guide Map

Waikiki "wikiwiki" Where-Abouts: 1956 Tourist Brochure with Photo-Guide Map

By: Krauss, Bob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Honolulu, T.H., M.H. Carter: 1956

Seller ID: 09774

Condition: Very Good


Minor edge wear in a few places. Check marks in the margins next to attractions of interest. Folded brochure, 4.25 X 11 inches, that opens to an article by Bob Krauss (1924-2006), long-time columnist for the Honolulu Advertiser and author of 14 books about Hawaii. The brochure opens further to a section titled, "Living it up." This guide lists alphabetically 43 restaurants and nightclubs in Waikiki and Honolulu. Finally, the brochure opens to a 17 X 22-inch photo... View more info

Image for Showboat Theatre Program, 1959, Seattle, for Agatha Christie's, "The Mousetrap," Starring Rod Whitaker (Known Later as the Author, Trevanian)

Showboat Theatre Program, 1959, Seattle, for Agatha Christie's, "The Mousetrap," Starring Rod Whitaker (Known Later as the Author, Trevanian)

By: School of Drama, University of Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle, Showboat Theatre, University of Washington: 1959

Seller ID: 09761

Condition: Near Fine


Program for the Showboat Theatre in Seattle Washington. Folded twice forming three panels each side. Excellent condition with only a small, light smudge one of the panels. The theatre was founded and operated by the University of Washington, School of Drama. The play was The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie and starred Rod Whitaker as Christopher Wren. Whitaker went on to become a best-selling author under the pseudonym of Trevanian (Eiger Sanction, The Loo Sanction, Shibum... View more info