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    Mozart Symphony No. 4 in C. K. 551 Jupiter [Piano Solo Sheet Music] Augener's Edition No. 8260D by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]

    Published by Augener Ltd., London March 1933. 1933. Piano sheet music in plain white card covers with black lettering and blue border. 12'' x 9'' with 37 pages of score. Small tears to the spine ends, covers clean and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.



    Boys Life Boy Scouts Magazine September 1939 Great Color & B/W Cover Of College Guy Holding Books & Football ( Boy Scouts Issue with Stories & Photos & Wizard of Oz Original Vintage Colored Ad starrring Judy Garland & Ray Bolger ) Gre by Stories articles by Paul Annixter,Captain Burr Leyson, Sir Malcolm Campbell, Paschal N. Strong, ETC, illustrated by Harry H. A. Burne, Monte Crews, Sewell Booth, Paul Dudley, etc, Cover art by George Rozen

    Boy Scouts Cuneo Press, 1939. Magazine with Minor Rub, Wear & Slight Scuff & Tear Chips along Spine, Small Brown cover stain at Bottom, Interior Minor Wear & Small Stains bottom few pgs, few small pg Tears otherwise Nice Condition, VG/VG, AS-IS, SOFTCOVER. First Edition. Soft Cover.



    Justrite Pet Foods Pet Owner's (Owners) Guide Book (Guidebook) by Foods, Justrite Pet

    Toronto: Justrite Pet Foods Ltd.. Paperback. 48 pages. 7.7" x 5.2". Illustrated in three colours - yellow, black and red, primarily to display the Justrite Company's many products. Provides concise general information on the care, feeding, breeding and training of: canaries, love birds, parrots, dogs, goldfish and tropical fish. Undated but appears to be circa 1930s. Above-average wear and soiling. Unmarked. No indication of any prior printings. A worthy vintage copy of this charming piece of pet ephemera. . Fair. 1935. First Edition.



    Cuban Love Song [Vintage Piano Sheet Music] by Herbert Stothart, Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields

    Published by Keith Prowse Music Publishing Co. Ltd., London 1931. 1931. Vintage piano sheet music in colour paper covers. 11'' x 8½''. Contains 4 printed pages of score for the piano and voice with words. Without any tears and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.



    Carolyn Marks Blackwood: Hudson River Ice by Blackwood, Carolyn Marks; Barbara Rose

    New York: Alan Klotz Gallery, nd [2009]. Pamphlet. Fine/As New stiff oversized card pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Photographs by Carolyn Marks Blackwood; short text by Barbara Rose. C-fold pamphlet; 6 panels; 10 color photos; 11 x 8.5 inches, folds out to 33 x 8.5. Images of "ice floes on the river from close range, as they collide and fragment--torn apart by tide and current." Blackwood is an exhibited photographer and the producer/writer of such films as Barbette, starring Ralph Fiennes, and Philomena with Dame Judi Dench.



    The Book of Posters by Laliberte, Norman; Alex Mogelon

    New York & Nashville: Art Education & Abingdon Press, 1970. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a touch of rubbing at the extremities, and a touch of soiling. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A history of the poster for younger readers, profusely illustrated. Compiled with text by Norman Laliberte and Alex Mogelon. 80 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 10.75 x 16 inches.



    Everyday [Vintage Piano Sheet Music] by Norman Petty and Charles Hardin [Don McLean]

    Published by Southern Music Publishing Co. Ltd., Broadway, New York and 8 Denmark Street, London 1959. 1959. Vintage piano sheet music in paper covers with Don McLean to the front cover. 11'' x 8½''. Contains 4 printed pages of score for the piano and voice with words. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.



    Shop and Field News: Devoted to Mutual Co-operation and Interest. Volume 1, Nos. 1 & 2, June 1918 by (Pittsburgh Filter Manufacturing Co.)

    Oil City, PA: Pittsburgh Filter Manufacturing Co, 1918. Paperback. Very Good. 2 volumes, 1918. Softcover 4to's, [8]p each. Same cover photo on each, captioned on one, "Where we are all trying to do 'our bit'". Publication of the Pittsburgh Filter Manufacturing Co. of Pittsburgh and Oil City, chronicling news, opinions, announcements, personal events, and more. The first number also includes an illustrated description of a new filtration department installed by the company in Tulsa, OK. The second number shows a Flint, MI project, also illustrated with halftone photographs. In very good condition with light soil and shelfwear to exteriors.



    Heidelberg Castle [POSTCARD]

    Near Fine. POSTCARD. German postcard, B&W Back: Heidelberg: Scheffelterasse mit Blick auf das Schloss unstamped, unmailed, no writing. Divided back . Category: Germany.



    L.C. Hughes' Law Practice; What the Bar of This Judicial District and Governor Safford Think of It--exit Hughes from Two Offices

    Tucson, Pima County, A.T.: Arizona Citizen, 1887. 12p. A scarce Arizona item (OCLC shows only the University of Arizona with a copy). L.C. Hughes moved to Arizona because of health concerns and became a probate judge before the territorial supreme court in 1883. He served also as the Attorney General for Arizona Territory and began publishing the newspaper that came to be known as the Arizona Daily Star. He was one of the founders also of the Arizona Pioneer Historical Society. These include items published in the period 1874-1887 and include the case where he along with Judge Titus were charged with exerting influence over a mine owner. He pushed for the Apaches to be relocated to Florida. The last includes the attack by Thomas E. Farish (author of History of Arizona, 8 vol set) who feels Hughes has extracted money for political favors.



    Autograph letter signed, 1-sde 8vo, to the Secretary of the Whittington Club. by MARTIN, JOHN (1789-1854; English painter):

    Dated Lindsey House, Chelsea, April 8th 1850, forwarding copies (not here present) of his pamphlet "Outline of a Comprehensive Plan for diverting the Sewage of London" for the library and reading room. With conjugate leaf which shows traces of mounting; usual folds. *Outline of a comprehensive plan for diverting the sewage of London and Westminster from the Thames and applying it to agricultural purposes, for improving the navigation of the river, and for establishing a supply of pure water to the metropolis. Published by E. Wison, 1850.



    The White Tops Volume 42 January-February 1969 Number 1 by Hohenadel, Walter B. Editor

    Rochelle, IL: The Circus Fans Association of America, 1969. Small 4to; stapled pictorial covers; softcover; 35 pages; black and white illustrations; includes: Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus (season of 1937), Circuts Greats Added to the Hall of Fame, Dr. George Morrison-A Memorable Personality, and Castle Circus to be Convention Feature; a very good clean tight copy.



    Jim Reeves and Friends by Reeves, Jim

    Published by Alan Cackett, 3 Mayfair Avenue, Maidstone 1973. 1973. Stapled blue and white photographic paper covers. 11'' x 8½''. Contains 46 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Small damp stain to the foot of the spine and in Very Good condition and without any tears. Member of the P.B.F.A.



    Photograph of a large house in Zamboanga, Philippines by Voorhies Marie Robina and Captain Haldimand Putnam Young

    Zamboanga, 1907-1908. Two original photographs from the Wedding Album of Marie Rabina Voorhies and Captain Haldimand Putnam Young, San Francisco society figures.



    A New Space For Art: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rooftop Garden by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2008. Brochure. Very Good. Unmarked. Solicitation piece for funding the rooftop garden at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Rooftop Garden was designed by Jensen Architects and opened in the Spring 2009. Printed 8-sided on heavy card stock. Measures 8.5 x 5.5 inches folded. Illustration of it done by Art Zendarski, 2008. This garden was a added to the museum before the renovation scheduled to open in 2016.



    THE DESIGN OF WAKEFIELD MODELS by S. B. Stubbs, B.Sc. (Eng.) A.M.I. Struct. E

    Leicester: Drysdale Press Ltd for The Harborough Publishing Company Ltd., 1946. Fourth Impression. Soft Cover. Very Good binding. Highly technical booklet “written with the object of enabling the average aero-modeller to design his model on scientific lines.” Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and technical diagrams. No pencil or ink markings in text. Pictorial paper covers. Small closed tear at top of front cover at middle. Digital pictures of booklet available upon request.; Stapled Wrappers



    L'Italiana in Algeri: Comic Opera in Two Acts [Libretto to Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers] by Anelli, Angelo

    New York: G. Schirmer, 1966. Soft Cover. Very Good +. Libretto by Angelo Anelli to music by Gioacchino Rossini; English version by Ruth and Thomas Martin. vii, 26, 26 p.; 26 cm. Brown paper covers. At head of front cover: Metropolitan Opera. At head of title page: G. Schirmer's Collection of Opera Librettos. Includes synopsis. Contains Italian text on left-hand pages and English on right-hand; opposite pages numbered in duplicate. In Very Good+ Condition: lower corner of front cover and first few pages lightly creased; pages are clean and tight.



    In the Land O' Yamo Yamo by Joe McCarthy & Fred Fisher

    New York: McCarthy & Fisher, 1917. This large formatted music sheet was an inner advertisement to help the War and WWI is mentioned in the text. Large woman in Italian dress with guitar player in background on cover. The colors of the Italian flag predominate. Some extremely faint discoloration on cover and does not interfere with the quality of the art. Great piece to frame.. Edition Not Stated. Unbound. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by DeTakacs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.



    T. Eaton Co. Employees' Book of Information

    Toronto: The T. Eaton Co. Limited. Card Covers. Near Fine. nd. c. 1930s. 68 p. 16 cm. Turquoise card covers. Information for Eaton's Toronto store employees covers everything from company policy on Absence to the uses of a Yellow Transfer. Information on the cash register system, dress code, Eaton Operatic Society, lost children, etc. in between. A nice little piece of Canadiana.



    Pettibone Bros. Mfg. Co. Manufactures of Uniforms and Society Goods, Banners, Badges, Flags, Regalia, Paraphernalia, etc. Catalog No. 674

    Cincinnati, c1892. Ephemera. Good. 6 pp catalog with narrative descriptions size and pricing information. The first 9 pages are dedicated to Parade banners and bannerettes including description on how the organizations emblem is hand paints on the banner and the lettering process. Painted by union sign painters. Also includes silk US flags, parade outfits, pennants, burgees, badges, and parade badges including those with gold leaf embossing, celluloid covered medallions and gold or silver plate medallion. The back cover depicts White Duck Uniforms for Parades. Measures 7 ¾” x 10 ¼”. Condition: cover wear. 1 OCLC.



    Encounter with the Text: Form and History in the Hebrew Bible. First Edition, with Ephemera by Martin J. Buss (Editor)

    Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979 Near Fine - very. See scans and description. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979. First Edition. Encounter with the Text: Form and History in the Hebrew Bible, edited by Martin J. Buss. With included ephemera (see below). Octavo, orange-red printed wraps, 231 pp. (vii + 224) . Very Near Fine, with two micro-touches of edge wear and almost indiscernible spine sunning. Otherwise flawless. See scans. Sharp, bright and tight first edition example, with no interior writing, of this collection of scholarly Old Testament expertise. Include is the original sales slip and receipt, in the name of noted topical luminary the late John D.W. Watts of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (see scan of his obituary). These items were found inside this example, and this title (with another) is on the sales slip, hence it was probably his copy, though it is not signed by him. Ships in a new, sturdy, protective box - not a bag. LT26



    Sydney Harbour from Watson's Bay by Terry

    Early letterhead paper published by Sands & Kenny, with a fine large steel engraving of Sydney at the heading. The view looks down the hill towards the harbour, with houses built on the harbor, looking towards the North Shore & Sydney in the distance. Perhaps one of the houses is an early Doyle's Fish restaurant? Only the top half of the letter is present, torn off at the fold. Manuscript words "Woolloomooloo, April 21st 63"



    The St. Andrew's Society of Ottawa 1846-1897. Sketch of The First Half Century by THORBURN, John

    Ottawa: The St. Andrew's Society of Ottawa, 1898. Covers missing. Fair. 44 p. 25 cm. Covers missing, staples rusting, some spotting to edge of title page. Includes songs, list of officers from 1846 onwards. Appendix includes addresses presented by the Society to Sir John Young, Queen Victoria, Sir John A. Macdonald, Lord Dufferin, the Marquis of Lorne, the Earl of Aberdeen, etc. and various replies.



    The Fables of Aesop: Publisher's 1975 Promotional Preview Booklet (ephemera) by Levine, David

    Boston: Gambit, 1975 Boston: Gambit, 1975. Publisher's promotional preview booklet, sent to industry professionals, for David Levine's upcoming "The Fables of Aesop". Octavo, illustrated stapled wraps, 8 pp. including covers. Cover gives just basic information, remaining pages show seven of the fifty humorous illustrations which were to be in the book. See scans. L-eph1



    Constructing American Identity by Miles, Eric; Andrew Perchuk; Elizabeth Bigham; Ellen Tepfer

    New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1991. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback with just a hint of rubbing at the extremities. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Texts by Eric Miles, Andrew Perchuk, Elizabeth Bigham, and Ellen Tepfer. Staple-bound stiff wraps; 20 pages; b&w reproductions throughout; 10 x 6.5 inches. The catalogue for an exhibition on how the art chosen for 3 mid-century exhibitions presented radically different ideas of "American" and "American art."

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