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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


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


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] 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


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


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: $100.00

Seller ID: 09867


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


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


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 and testimonial for a patent medicine-C. Brinkerhoff's Health Restorative. Measures 6 X 9.5 inches and appears to have been removed from a periodical. Foxing to both sides, no tears or chips. Testimonials are dated 1843 and 1844, so this ad likely dates to the mid-1840s. The front side mostly contains a description of the medicine and what it will cure or help. Apparently, one bottle was not sufficient to rid the afflicti... 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


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 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


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: $45.00

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

Seller ID: 09761


Rare 1959 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 Sancti... View more info

Image for Prague News Letter: A Fortnightly Survey of Political, Economic and Cultural Life in Czechoslovakia (English Language)

Prague News Letter: A Fortnightly Survey of Political, Economic and Cultural Life in Czechoslovakia (English Language)

By: Stejn, Jiri (Editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Praha (Prague), Nakladatelskvi Orbis: 1960

Seller ID: 09921


Four-page newsletter, approximately 12 X 17 inches. Folded three times to a pocket-size 4 X 6 inches. This issue is Vol. 16, No. 6 - 19th March 1960. The front page includes articles about Nazi jurists still wearing their judicial robes in West Germany, International Women's Day and the continued drive for equality, the 1960 Brno International Trade Fair, and an interview with Dr. Albert B. Sabin of the University of Cincinnati on his new polio vaccine and its potential... View more info