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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 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 Proceedings of the Robert A. Welch Foundations: Conferences on Chemical Research, XXV. Heterogeneous Catalysis

Proceedings of the Robert A. Welch Foundations: Conferences on Chemical Research, XXV. Heterogeneous Catalysis

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Robert A. Welch Foundation: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09913

Condition: Fine


Fine, unused copy. As new. Proceedings fom the conference that took place November 9 -November 11, 1981. These conferences on chemical research began in 1957 and this is the 25th in the series. Preface by Norman Hackerman (Professor of Chemistry and President, Rice University), Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board. 258 pages. 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 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 [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 [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: $50.00

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 [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 Laws of the Republic of Texas - Facsimile Printing of the 1837 Original, Two Volumes in One with Slipcase

Laws of the Republic of Texas - Facsimile Printing of the 1837 Original, Two Volumes in One with Slipcase

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Museum of Printing History: 1986

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 09926

Condition: Fine


Reproduced from the original copy of the first printing of the Laws of the Republic of Texas used by the Secretary of State, Robert A. Irion. The original was printed in 1837 by The Telegraph, a Houston newspaper. Modern lithography recaptured some of the copy lost in the original printing because of crude printing equipment of that time. This copy is numbered 529 of a limited edition of 2,500 copies. Brown leatherette with Republic of Texas seal in gilt and all page edg... View more info

Image for Sandwich, New Hampshire Annual Reports of the Selectmen, Treasurer, and School Committee for the Fiscal Years Ending 1885 and 1887 Through 1892

Sandwich, New Hampshire Annual Reports of the Selectmen, Treasurer, and School Committee for the Fiscal Years Ending 1885 and 1887 Through 1892

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sandwich, New Hampshire, Town of Sandwich, New Hampshire: 1885

Seller ID: 09927

Condition: Fair


A collection of seven Annual Reports for the town of Sandwich, New Hampshire, ranging from 1885 to 1892, with the year 1886 missing. Foxing and some degree of edge wear to all copies. The 1885 and 1887 reports also feature local ads (front and back, or just back). Vital statistics (births, marriages, deaths) are reported in the reports for 1888 to 1892. Sandwich is located in Carroll County, NH. 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 Miniature Book of Psalms together with I.M. Lask's The Bible in Pictures

Miniature Book of Psalms together with I.M. Lask's The Bible in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Israel, Sinai: 1959

Seller ID: 09950

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth with gilt title on the spine of The Bible in Pictures; the Book of Psalms has no lettering visible, though the front cover may have contained a title under the wood addition. These are two small books from the same publisher, Sinai of Tel Aviv, Israel. The Book of Psalms was published in miniature in 1959 and measures 2.5 X 3.25 inches. The Bible in Pictures, with 125 illustrations by J. Schnor (Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, 1794-1872), a bit larger, was pub... View more info

Image for Town of Deer Isle, Maine Annual Report, 1957-1958 (with 1957 sample ballot and Investigating School Committee Report laid in)

Town of Deer Isle, Maine Annual Report, 1957-1958 (with 1957 sample ballot and Investigating School Committee Report laid in)

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: 1957

Seller ID: 09972

Condition: Near Fine


Notation on pages 54-61 (Town Warrant Section), otherwise a nice, clean copy. 61 pages with two items of local interest laid in. 1) Sample Ballot for the Town of Deer Isle dated March 4, 1957, Erma H. Weed, Town Clerk (folded twice). 2) Report of the Investigating School Committee (references a piece of Maine legislation, the Sinclair Bill, and attempts to consolidate with Stonington). These items are folded and placed inside the front cover. View more info

Image for Carillon 69: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook, Volume XIV (Randy Quaid and Marianne Williamson), Houston, Texas

Carillon 69: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook, Volume XIV (Randy Quaid and Marianne Williamson), Houston, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1969

Seller ID: 09985

Condition: Near Fine


Sharp, clean copy. Pages 3-38 have a hole punch in the lower-right corner. 408 pages with Index. Numerous photos start this volume, some of which reflect the times, particularly politics and space travel with the impending first landing on the moon. Some photos are courtesy of NASA. This volume includes actor Randy Quaid as a Senior and best-selling author/lecturer/spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson as a Junior. There is no class picture for her, but she is pictured o... View more info

Image for This is Japan 1966 [Number 13]

This is Japan 1966 [Number 13]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company: 1965

Seller ID: 05883

Condition: Very Good


Some small pinhole marks and slight wear to spine. Slight wear at the tail of the spine. Slipcase in 1960s tie-dye painted cloth with paper labels on front, containing the title, and on the spine, containing the title and volume number. The spine label is barely starting to peel. Light wear with light, scattered spotting or foxing to the cloth. English language tourism magazine. Large, heavy publication, 447 pages with Index of Advertisers. Numerous articles and photos a... View more info

Image for Texas Toys and Games (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

Texas Toys and Games (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09903

ISBN: 0870742930

Condition: Fine


253 pages with Bibliography, Index of Contributors, and Index of Toys and Games. Illustrated. Volume XLVIII in the Texas Folklore Society series that dates back to 1916. Inscribed and signed to the previous owner on the half-title page by the editor, Abernethy. View more info

Image for Louisa May Alcott: Her Girlhood Diary

Louisa May Alcott: Her Girlhood Diary

By: Alcott, Louisa May; Edited, Compiled, and with an Introduction and Narrative By Cary Ryan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bridgewater Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09940

ISBN: 081673139X

Condition: Near Fine


From the publisher: "Excerpts from the girlhood diary of Louisa May Alcott, describing her family life, lessons, and experiences on a communal farm in the 1840s. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era." Forty-two pages with Chronology, Sources, and Index. View more info

Image for Cracking the Chinese Puzzles, Volume 1: Primer and Singletons,  Character No. 0001-1898 (English and Mandarin Chinese Edition)

Cracking the Chinese Puzzles, Volume 1: Primer and Singletons, Character No. 0001-1898 (English and Mandarin Chinese Edition)

By: Ann, T. K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Stockflows Co., Ltd.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10016

ISBN: 9627056014

Condition: Near Fine


Assumed First Edition, no other printings indicated. The dust jacket flaps are adhered to the endpapers. Clean copy with no writing or marks. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn into the binding. Pages [xxxviii] 1-674. View more info