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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 goes on to tout their well-rounded inventory with the following items, also reduced in price: Rock and Rifle Powder, Brandy,... 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 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-inch, four-paneled advertisement for the club. Text is written in dialect to effect a Japanese voice not particularly skilled in... View more info

Image for Hello, Dolly! Starring Carol Channing - Playbill for the St. James Theatre, March 1964, Vol. 1, No. 3

Hello, Dolly! Starring Carol Channing - Playbill for the St. James Theatre, March 1964, Vol. 1, No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Playbill, Incorporated: 1964

Seller ID: 10751

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with very mild rubbing wear and sticker shadow on the rear cover from an old price sticker. Hello, Dolly!, starring Carol Channing, had its Broadway debut at the St. James Theatre in New York on January 17, 1964. This is an early playbill with the original cast for one of the most successful and iconic Broadway musicals of its time. 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 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 notation. Measures 4 X 6 inches folded and about 6 X 8 inches unfolded to display the map. Lines are displayed on the map in... View more info

Image for PACIFICALL: Newsletter of the S.S. Uruguay, World War II U.S. Army Troopship - October 2, 1945

PACIFICALL: Newsletter of the S.S. Uruguay, World War II U.S. Army Troopship - October 2, 1945

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: At Sea, S.S. Uruguay: 1945

Seller ID: 10793

Condition: Good


About 8 X 13 inches with fold marks and small edge tears. Printed front and back, a two-page newsletter from the Army troopship S.S. Uruguay on its way to Manilla from San Francisco shortly after World War II ended. About the S.S. Uruguay from Troopships of World War II, by Roland W. Charles (1947): "Operated prior to and during World War II by Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc. The Uruguay was allocated to the Army in late January 1942 for use as a troopship. Her war service was as varied as any other allocated vessel and was surpassed in the number of voyages by very few other ships." View more info

Image for Mardi Gras Galveston, Texas 1949 Program

Mardi Gras Galveston, Texas 1949 Program

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1949

Seller ID: 10367

Condition: Good


Light creasing to the covers, small moisture stain at the top of the spine, discoloration on the rear cover, and light foxing on the first and last page. Illustrated cover, seven pages, stapled. Scarce vintage program from Galveston's 1949 Mardi Gras. 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 (1863-1935) was a graduate of Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland. He had a practice in Baltimore before leaving in 1888 ... View more info

Image for Pittsburgh Billhead: Reymer Brothers, 1889 - Wholesale Grocers Steam Confectioners

Pittsburgh Billhead: Reymer Brothers, 1889 - Wholesale Grocers Steam Confectioners

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1889

Seller ID: 10175

Condition: Good


Four fold lines--two horizontal, two vertical. Measures 4.75 x 8.5 inches. Reverse side is blank. The Reymer Brothers operated a wholesale grocer and steam confectioner business and also dealt in canned goods, foreign fruits, nuts, etc. The billhead features a nice, sharp image of the building that housed the Reymer Brothers business at Nos. 124, 126 & 128 Wood Street & 32 Virgin Alley, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The vignette depicts workers on the street level loading carts pulled by horses. The order on this billhead was billed to A. Stoner & Son. View more info

Image for 1865 Boston Billhead: Barrett & Hooper Foreign Fruits & Produce

1865 Boston Billhead: Barrett & Hooper Foreign Fruits & Produce

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: 1865

Seller ID: 10778

Condition: Good


1865 billhead from Barrett & Hooper, Wholesale Dealers in Foreign Fruits and Produce at 11 South Market Street. 4.5 X 8.5 inches. 2-cent revenue stamp affixed to front. Back side has some pencil notation. Fold marks and some light creasing. View more info

Image for 1865 Boston Billhead: Chamberlin, Kimball & Doe - Commission Dealers in Butter, Cheese, Lard, Eggs, etc.

1865 Boston Billhead: Chamberlin, Kimball & Doe - Commission Dealers in Butter, Cheese, Lard, Eggs, etc.

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: 1865

Seller ID: 10779

Condition: Good


1865 billhead from Chamberlin Kimball & Doe, commission dealers in butter, cheese, lard, eggs, etc. at Nos. 79 & 81 Faneuil Hall Market in Boston. 3.5 X 8.5 inches. 2-cent revenue stamp affixed to front. Fold marks and some light creasing. Back side has some pencil notation and dark stain at the edge. View more info

Image for 1864 Boston Billhead: Whitcher & Stratton -  Dealers in Flour, Grain, and Meal

1864 Boston Billhead: Whitcher & Stratton - Dealers in Flour, Grain, and Meal

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: 1864

Seller ID: 10781

Condition: Good


1864 billhead from Whitcher & Stratton, Dealers in Flour, Grain, and Meal in Boston and Ogdensburg, NY. 4.5 X 8.5 inches. Revenue stamp affixed to front. Fold marks and some light creasing, shallow chip top edge. Back side blank. View more info

Image for Dr. Pepper Invoice & Purchase Order, 1940 - Dallas, Texas to Rockford, Illinois Bottling

Dr. Pepper Invoice & Purchase Order, 1940 - Dallas, Texas to Rockford, Illinois Bottling

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 10788


1940 Dr. Pepper Collectible Paper Ephemera: Invoice & Purchase Order for Dr. Pepper Christmas Cards. Invoice from Dr. Pepper Company in Dallas, dated December 17, 1940 to Dr. Pepper Bottling Company in Rockford, Illinois. The Christmas cards cost $9.00 for an order of 900. The purchase order to Southwest Printing Company in Dallas (pink paper) is stapled to the invoice. Old logo in color at top of the invoice with the old slogan, "drink a bite to eat at 10, 2 and 4 o'clock." 7 x 8.5 inches. Excellent condition. View more info

Image for Dr. Pepper Account Statement 1940 - Birmingham, Alabama to Rockford, Illinois Bottling

Dr. Pepper Account Statement 1940 - Birmingham, Alabama to Rockford, Illinois Bottling

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 10789


Dr. Pepper account statement, September 30, 1940, from Dr. Pepper in Birmingham (2829 Second Avenue So.) to Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. in Rockford, Illinois. "Gallonage Allowance Plan Acct." ink stamped in the upper half of the paper. Old logo in color at top of statement with the old slogan, "drink a bite to eat at 10, 2 and 4 o'clock." 5.5 x 8 inches. Very mild wear, couple of faint fold marks. View more info

Image for Dr. Pepper Invoice, 1940, Dallas, Texas to Rockford, Illinois Bottling for Barrels of Syrup

Dr. Pepper Invoice, 1940, Dallas, Texas to Rockford, Illinois Bottling for Barrels of Syrup

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 10790


Invoice from Dr. Pepper Company in Dallas, Texas, dated December 11, 1940 to Dr. Pepper Bottling Company in Rockford, Illinois for 3 barrels (153 gallons) of Dr. Pepper Syrup. Old logo in color at top of the invoice with the old slogan, "drink a bite to eat at 10, 2 and 4 o'clock." 7 x 8.5 inches. Good condition. Holes in the upper-left corner where staples were removed. View more info

Image for Dr. Pepper Invoice, 1940, from Birmingham, Alabama to Rockford, Illinois Bottling for Signs

Dr. Pepper Invoice, 1940, from Birmingham, Alabama to Rockford, Illinois Bottling for Signs

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 10791


Invoice from Dr. Pepper Company in Birmingham, Alabama, dated March 7, 1940 to Dr. Pepper Bottling Company in Rockford, Illinois. 10 #12 3x6' Press Paint Bulletin Signs were ordered from an unknown vendor. The pink paper purchase order that accompanies other invoices we have listed is missing. Old logo in color at top of the invoice with the old slogan, "drink a bite to eat at 10, 2 and 4 o'clock." 7 x 8.5 inches. Good condition. View more info

Image for The Write Thing: An International Beatles Fan Club - Beatles on TV - Year 5, No. 24, Oct./Nov. 1978

The Write Thing: An International Beatles Fan Club - Beatles on TV - Year 5, No. 24, Oct./Nov. 1978

By: Fenick, Barb (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota, The Write Thing: 1978

Seller ID: 10322

Condition: Good


15 sheets, corner-stapled, and folded for mailing. Front sheet has edge wear and small holes from insect damage. The remainder of the newsletter is fine. The Write Thing was a 1970s-80s fan newsletter devoted to Beatles history and post-Beatles news. This issue focuses on early television appearances by the Beatles, but includes other news of the day as well. 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, Shibumi, etc.). Other starring actors included Kay Harris (1940s actress?), Ron Galbreath, Jacque Colton, Robert Cecil, Mary Kay Vo... View more info