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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 [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 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