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Image for Nineteenth Century Games & Sporting Goods: Peck & Snyder 1886 Illustrated Catalog and Historical Introduction

Nineteenth Century Games & Sporting Goods: Peck & Snyder 1886 Illustrated Catalog and Historical Introduction

By: Peck & Snyder

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, The Pyne Press - American Historical Catalog Collection: 1975

Seller ID: 10224

ISBN: 0878610944

Condition: Very Good


Small amount of pinpoint stains or foxing in the upper corner of the page block. The dust jacket has a minimal wear and is protected in a Mylar sleeve. Facsimile catalog from Peck & Snyder, 1886, boasting an eclectic collection of sports equipment and clothing, novelties, recreative science, firemen's supplies, magic lanterns and slides, plays and joke books, tricks and magic, badges and ornaments, and much more. From the dust jacket: "This book is a secret attic on a rainy day, a gentle reminder of the days when baseball was two words and a bicycle cost $12.50. Whatever those days were li... View more info

Image for Josef Sedivey a Syn Importersky Obchod - Import Store Mail Order House Catalogue (Czech Language), Cleveland, Ohio, Circa 1915

Josef Sedivey a Syn Importersky Obchod - Import Store Mail Order House Catalogue (Czech Language), Cleveland, Ohio, Circa 1915

By: Sedivy, Josef

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Josef Sedivy:

Seller ID: 10271

Condition: Fair


Stapled Czech-language catalog with heavy foxing to the covers. Interior pages have much less foxing. The front cover shows a photographic street-view image Sedivy's store (and possibly home) on or near Hamm Ave. in Cleveland, Ohio. The rear cover shows an ad for a sewing machine with the 'Jos Sedivey' name on it. 14 pages, illustrated, of ads for products from tobacco pipes to pocket knives and more. One ad page features dated correspondence from customers, 1913-1915, which helps date this catalog to circa 1915. No other copies of this or other Sedivy material found online or through OCLC. Ve... View more info

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Vermont Farm Machine Co. - Dairy and Creamery Apparatus Catalogue, No. 95

By: Vermont Farm Machine Co.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bellows Falls, Vermont, Vermont Farm Machine Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 10316

Condition: Good


Damp stain top-edge, center, visible on all pages, otherwise just a trace of wear to this scarce catalogue. No publication date, but dated testimonials in the catalogue indicate mid 1890s. Stapled booklet, 6 x 9 inches, 24 pages. Illustrated catalogue featuring dairy apparatus such as butter workers, butter printers, and print butter carriers. Proclamations on the front cover: "The Davis Swing Churn was awarded Medal and Diploma of Highest Merit at Columbia Exposition, Chicago" and The Largest Manufactory of Dairy and Creamery Apparatus in America." View more info