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3 Large Tags for W. T. Fowlkes Acree's Warehouse in Danville, VA, for the Sale of Leaf Tobacco - 3 Tags

3 Large Tags for W. T. Fowlkes Acree's Warehouse in Danville, VA, for the Sale of Leaf Tobacco - 3 Tags

Virginia, 1920 Circa 1920. Three Unused Transfer Tags "Tack This On Your Hogshead" for the transfer of Leaf Tobacco to W. T. Fowlkes Acree's Warehouse in Danville, Virginia. Two cards show the proprietors as M. O. Nelson, W. T. Fowlkes and J. E. Neal. One card shows the Proprietors as J. P. Acree and M. O. Nelson. Now housed in a protective mylar sleeve. Tags measure approximately 3-1/2" tall by 5-1/2" wide [postcard sized]. Light foxing, fold on one card, edge wear on the... Read more about this item
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£14.36
The Distaff Side (Original publicity portrait photograph of Blanche Yurka from the 1936 play)

The Distaff Side (Original publicity portrait photograph of Blanche Yurka from the 1936 play)

by Blanche Yurka (subject); John Van Druten (playwright); John Alfred Piver (photographer)

N.p.: N.p., 1936. Vintage publicity portrait photograph of actress Blanche Yurka from the 1936 off-Broadway play, which opened at El Capitan Theatre on August 30, 1936. With the blind stamp of still photographer John Alfred Piver on the bottom left corner, and the stamp of Examiner Reference Library dated OCT 15 1936 on the verso, along with manuscript ink and pencil annotations. A comedy following an aging matriarch who decides she will pick an appropriate suitor for her beloved granddaughter. The... Read more about this item
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£11.97
Physical Exercise Training Manual (Japanese Army Gymnastics)

Physical Exercise Training Manual (Japanese Army Gymnastics)

by Terauchi Masatake [Imperial Japanese Army]

Tokyo, 1903. Wraps. Near fine. Wraps, 4.25 x 3 inches. Approx. 178 pages + 10 folding plates/diagrams at rear. A superbly graphic guide to fitness exercises, primarily gymnastics, for military and police. The manual also outlines (and illustrated) real-world applications for the demonstrated skills, such as forming human pyramids to get up trees, jump over obstacles, and cultivate mental hygiene secondary to physical exercise. Very Good with light general rubbing and wear
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£79.77
The Man with the Golden Arm (Original photograph on the set of the 1955 film)

The Man with the Golden Arm (Original photograph on the set of the 1955 film)

by Robert [Bob] Willoughby (photographer); Otto Preminger (director); Nelson Algren (novel); Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1955. Vintage oversize double weight photograph of Frank Sinatra on the set of "The Man with the Golden Arm" in the fall of 1955. Shot and struck by the film's still photographer, Bob Willoughby. SIGNED by Willoughby on the verso, along his ASMP rubber stamp for both his New York and Ireland addresses. Full provenance available. After studying with Saul Bass at the Kann Institute of Art in Los Angeles, photographer Robert Willoughby began working for magazines such... Read more about this item
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£777.76
2 Furniture and Kitchenware "Designs and Pictures for Slate Drawing" Trade Cards for businesses in Mount Vernon, NY

2 Furniture and Kitchenware "Designs and Pictures for Slate Drawing" Trade Cards for businesses in Mount Vernon, NY

by [ephemera]

Newark, NJ: B. McNally, ca. 1878. Very good. Slate drawing card featuring furniture and domestic objects for children to copy on slate (chalkboard) tablets. A great collection, including a table, chair, bench, knife, scissors, etc. From a series of advertising novelty/trade cards printed by B. McNally in Newark, NJ. Advertises four businesses in Mount Vernon, NY: James Barker & Son Wood & Coal Dealers; C. B. B. Crombie Fancy & Staple Groceries; John F. Jarvis, Jeweler; Burr, Davis & Son. Furnishing... Read more about this item
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£27.92
Mead Wheelwright Innovation Index and White Vellum (paper sample book)

Mead Wheelwright Innovation Index and White Vellum (paper sample book)

by [paper sample book]

New York: Ris Paper Co. (distributor), ca. 1960s. Wraps. Very good. Approx. 9 x 3.75 inches. Single fold brochure with several rotating color & white samples on grommet pivots. Sample books are in Very Good condition with light general rubbing and wear, occasional age toning or soil. Please refer to photos for more detail.
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£7.58
Spending Christmas with the Man from Receiving at Sears

Spending Christmas with the Man from Receiving at Sears

by WAKOSKI, Diane

Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition, wrappered issue. Octavo. [16]pp. Sewn decorative wrappers. A couple of small spots on the wrappers, near fine in original mailing envelope addressed to David Ignatow, Inscribed to him by Wakoski on the front flyleaf: "In friendship, over the years - Diane Wakoski." issued as "A Year's End Greeting from the Black Sparrow Press
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£139.60
La Parisienne [Une Parisienne] (Collection of 150 original keybook contact sheets and other photographs from the 1957 film)

La Parisienne [Une Parisienne] (Collection of 150 original keybook contact sheets and other photographs from the 1957 film)

by Michel Boisrond (director, screenwriter); Annette Wademant, Jean Aurel, Jacques Emmanuel (screenwriters); Serge Beauvarlet, Vincent Rossell (photographers); Charles Boyer, Henri Vidal, Brigitte Bardot, Noël Roquevert (starring)

Paris: Cinedis, 1957. Collection of 150 vintage black-and-white keybook contact sheet photographs and 8 loose photographs for the 1957 French-Italian film. The film is represented in test shots, set design shots, and many candid moments from the set, including dramatic high-contrast images of starring actors, Bardot amply represented in the collection and seen in nearly every image, off-camera with the cast and crew, spinning records on a portable player, and traveling by plane and train. Most keybook... Read more about this item
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£518.50
Lovely Woman, A Collection of Fun, Fancy, and Fact

Lovely Woman, A Collection of Fun, Fancy, and Fact

by C. I. Hood and Co

Lowell, MA: C. I. Hood and Co, 1890. Paperback. Very Good. 1890. Printed wraps, square 12mo. edges stained red. 16pp. illustrated. Very good. Light edge wear and soil to wraps. Internally bright and unmarked.
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£23.93
Anti Dry Rot Company, Kyan's Patent. Kyan's Process of Preparing Timber to resist the effect of Dry Rot

Anti Dry Rot Company, Kyan's Patent. Kyan's Process of Preparing Timber to resist the effect of Dry Rot

by KYAN'S DRY ROT PATENT

Printed by J & C Adlard, Bartholomew Close, London, Undated, c.1836. Disbound. Very Good Condition. 8 pages, illustrated. Size: 21 x 27 cms. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ephemera; New Arrivals; Inventory No: 366128. This item may require more postage than the rates shown for delivery outside the UK. If extra postage is required we will contact you before processing your order and you will be given the details and option to decline the extra cost..
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£52.30
Ballad for Americans

Ballad for Americans

by LATOUCHE, John and Earl Robinson

No place: no publisher, 1939. Unbound. Good. Two mimeographed leaves printed rectos only. Legal size. 8.5" x 14". Decorated with vignettes of the Statue of Liberty and the Liberty Bell. Old staple holes (now separated), old folds, small tears, a good copy. The "Ballad for Americans" was written for the Federal Theatre Project production, *Sing for Your Supper* in 1939, entitled "The Ballad for Uncle Sam", but the Project was soon thereafter canceled. Norman Corwin had the name changed and arranged for... Read more about this item
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£199.42
An Address Delivered at the Opening of The Wills Hospital for Indigent Blind and Lame. March 3, 1834

An Address Delivered at the Opening of The Wills Hospital for Indigent Blind and Lame. March 3, 1834

by INGERSOLL, Joseph R

Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun. and Co, 1834. Softcover. Very Good. First edition. Octavo. 28pp. Self-wrappers. Older spinal reinforcement with rice paper, stamped number and "duplicate" on first leaf, very good. *OCLC* locates ten copies (six in Philadelphia).
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£159.54
Christmas Carols: Piano Arrangements with Chord Symbols for Organ and Guitar

Christmas Carols: Piano Arrangements with Chord Symbols for Organ and Guitar

by Schulte, Karl

Western Publishing Company, 1988. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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£4.78
[Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Trade catalog]: The Blazed Trail 1963. Abercrombie & Fitch

[Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Trade catalog]: The Blazed Trail 1963. Abercrombie & Fitch

New York: Abercrombie & Fitch Co, 1963. Softcover. Near Fine. Octavo. 36, [1]pp., illustrated. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Order form tipped-in.Near fine. Attractive priced catalog for sporting related material. Scarce. *OCLC* locates no copies of this annual, and only two others from different years.
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£119.66
Letter of Transmittal on Panama Railroad Company/ Royal Mail Steam Packet Company/ Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co. Letterhead, Addressed to James M. Lincoln of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. 1878

Letter of Transmittal on Panama Railroad Company/ Royal Mail Steam Packet Company/ Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co. Letterhead, Addressed to James M. Lincoln of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. 1878

by Panama Railroad Company/ Royal Mail Steam Packet Company/ Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co

Liverpool: Panama Railroad Company/ Royal Mail Steam Packet Company/ Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co, 1878. Very Good. Letter of transmittal from a Panama Railroad Company/ Royal Mail Steam Packet Company/ Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co. agent to James M. Lincoln of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. New York. Measures 8 by 10 inches, recto only. Very good. Stain and paper repair to top corner, letter creased, else clean and unmarked.
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£63.82
From the Makers Of, The Official Quo Fan Club Magazine (Vol 9, Issues 1-4, 2006-07)

From the Makers Of, The Official Quo Fan Club Magazine (Vol 9, Issues 1-4, 2006-07)

by Status Quo

Middesex, UK, 2007. Soft cover. Near Fine. Four pristine issues of the Status Quo official fan club magazine from 2006-07 (Vol 9, Issues 1-4), with news, information and illustrations relating to the band, including forthcoming tour dates.
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£10.00
FL Merritt Island Kennedy Space Center Vintage 1985 20 Color Photo Slides

FL Merritt Island Kennedy Space Center Vintage 1985 20 Color Photo Slides

by Ephemera

Lot of 20 35mm color photo slides taken on a vacation trip to Florida in 1985. Kennedy Space Center, various views. All slides are photo processor dated February, 1985. Some photos better composed than others, a few with lighting issues, etc., as they are amateur photographer pics. The photos of the slides shown here were merely placed against a computer screen to backlight them, and as a result there is background noise, reflections, etc., not on the original slides.
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£11.97
(Broadside): The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs. Illustrated

(Broadside): The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs. Illustrated

by (BANGS, John Kendrick)

[New York]: Harper & Brothers, 1896. Unbound. Fair. Illustrated broadside. Approximately 15.25" x 10". Printed in black, red and grayscale on light weight white paper. Illustration at left of a woman on the telephone as a policeman looks on. Considerable chipping in the righthand margin affecting no text, short tear in left margin, thus fair only. Publisher's advertisement for this collection of humorous stories by Bangs. The book is not uncommon, this advertising broadside is very scarce. *OCLC*... Read more about this item
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£119.66
Wake Up and Dream, Festaludicon 1991 (Nine Postcards)

Wake Up and Dream, Festaludicon 1991 (Nine Postcards)

by Koehnline, James

autonomedia, 1991. 1st Edition . No Binding. As New. Nine postcards in plastic as issued. First Printing. 6 x 4 inches. Collage art in full color. AS NEW. All corners pointed. Without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Not marked and very clean and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.
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£31.91
Meeting in Nebraska, Cabinet Photo participants listed, Beatrice NE

Meeting in Nebraska, Cabinet Photo participants listed, Beatrice NE

Meeting in Nebraska, Cabinet Photo participants listed, Beatrice NE
Photographer and date unknown. 8.5x6.5. List of attendees on back: good condition . bad picture
Walter Weiss, Hebron,Ne
Eugene Junkin, Bancroft, Ne
Esther Grerulund, Lincoln, Ne
Margaret Foster, Lincoln, Ne
Grace McGreer, Seward, Ne
T.W.Young, Brock
R, Dennis Mutz, Ainsworth
J. Dean Edwards, Lincoln, Ne
Lucille Bates, Plattsmouth
Adryemire D. Walker, Omaha, Ne
J.E.Boyd, Palisade, Ne
Blanche E Benedict, Culbertson
Henry C Richmond
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£39.88
Whaling. Books, Prints and Pictures relating to Whales and the Whale Fisherie... for sale by N. Posthumus

Whaling. Books, Prints and Pictures relating to Whales and the Whale Fisherie... for sale by N. Posthumus

by POSTHUMUS, N

The Hague: N. Posthumus - Antiquariaat, 1931. Softcover. Very Good. Thin quarto. 16pp. Mimeographed pages stapled into illustrated wrappers printed in red and blue. Stapled a bit rusted, splitting along the spine, old horizontal fold as mailed, near very good. House in custom quarter leather and marbled paper covered board folder, with leather label on front board mostly eroded. Original mailing envelope laid in. 227 items. Presumably a rare survivor. From the library of Barbara Johnson.
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£239.31
Sonata No. 3 in F Sharp Minor Opus 23

Sonata No. 3 in F Sharp Minor Opus 23

by Skryabin (Skriabin,Scriabine), Alexander

New York City: International Music Company, 1998 New, No shelf wear, No surprises. Same day Shipping.
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£18.16
Mr. Webster's Speeches at Buffalo, Syracuse, and Albany, May, 1851

Mr. Webster's Speeches at Buffalo, Syracuse, and Albany, May, 1851

by WEBSTER, Daniel

New York: Mirror Office, 1851. Softcover. Very Good. Octavo. 56pp. Disbound from a volume of pamphlets. Very good.
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£23.93
Yarns for Children to Sew and Read

Yarns for Children to Sew and Read

by Colborne, Elizabeth

New York: Platt & Peck Co., 1916. First Edition. Very good. Oblong 8vo, 6.75 x 9 inches. 26 leaves in printed color wrappers, designed to be removed for sewing then reassembled by the child. This copy incomplete--no copies listed in OCLC, but appears in an old Library of Congress catalog as having 32 pages. In this copy are 3 preliminary leaves, 13 with story text, and 10 with the illustrations for sewing (5 partially embroidered, including one page with the needle still attached!) Two pages torn at... Read more about this item
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£47.86
History of the World: Part I (Original photograph from the 1981 film)

History of the World: Part I (Original photograph from the 1981 film)

by Mel Brooks (director, screenwriter, starring); Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman (starring)

Culver City, CA: Brooksfilms, 1981. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1981 film. An ambitious, sprawling historical farce made by Mel Brooks in the heat of his success as a film director. Brooks plays Moses, Tomas de Torquemada, King Louis XVI, and "Jacques, le gar on de pisse." Part I begins, of course, with the Dawn of Man, and covers The Old Testament, The Roman Empire, The Spanish Inquisition, and The French Revolution, ending with a "preview" of Part II (never made, in keeping with Sir... Read more about this item
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£11.97