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Perhaps nothing tells the story of popluar culture than the posters we create. Concerts classical and rock. Plays, movies and auctions. From commercial advertisements to works of the WPA. This is the story of the way we lived.



Hand-drawing Cultural Revolution propaganda poster: by Revolutionary Committee of Epidemic Prevention of Yunnan Province

Hand-drawing Chinese propaganda poster: "Holding highly the flags of Maoism Thought to eliminate leptospirosis thoroughly." 1971. 89cm x 62cm. All of the painting and red Chinese characters are hand-drawing, only the below black Chinese characters were ty...

From Asia Medicine and Humanities Books

$39,100.00


Metropolis (Original UK Program for the 1927 film) by Lang, Fritz (director); Thea von Harbou (screenplay, novel)

London: Wardour Films / Universum Film [UFA], 1927. Original program for the London premiere of the film on March 21st, 1927 at the Marble Arch Pavilion, preceded in English by the US release earlier that month but with different title cards. Director La...

From Royal Books, Inc.

$6,500.00


A Collection of Motivational Poster Cards (Poster Sales Letters)

Chicago. C.J. Howard. 1927. Collection is contained in original imprinted cardboard C.J. Howard packaging box. 7"x4.75" when closed (horizontal folding card).7"x9.5" when opened. Each card presents a striking Art Deco multicolored lit...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$5,500.00


PAN. ANNUAIRE DU LUXE A PARIS. AN 1928 by POIRET, PAUL, editor

Paris, 1928. (Paris 1928) 4to, mustard cloth; front cover lettered in silver and black. Fine ( binding not raveled!) . Title page on translucent paper, portrait of Paul Poiret, half-title and introductory page of text. No other volume was published. Six t...

From marilyn braiterman rare books

$5,000.00


GOLD RUSH by MOVIE POSTER, lithograph

1942. [MOVIE POSTER, lithograph]. THE GOLD RUSH (United Artists, R-1942). "The Gold Rush" is considered by many to be Chaplin's greatest masterpiece. This is a poster for the 1942 re-release of the 1925 film, for which Chaplin composed a...

From Boston Book Company

$4,000.00


Metropolis (Original US herald for the 1927 film) by Lang, Fritz (director); Thea von Harbou (screenplay, novel), Channing Pollock (adaptation)

Hollywood: Universum Film [UFA] / Paramount Pictures, 1927. Original advertising herald for the US release of the 1927 film, a shortened 115 minute version re-cut by American playwright Channing Pollock, who is credited on the herald. Interestingly, the ...

From Royal Books, Inc.

$3,000.00


[Embrace the Base] Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Invite Women to Take Part in an International Action to Stop the Siting of Cruise Missiles Anywhere in Europe. December 12th & 13th. Embrace the Base on Sunday. Close the Base on Monday. by Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

[England, 1982]. Poster (420mm x 580mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. White text and graphic of a missile caught in a spider's web superimposed over a grey and red photograph of the mushroom cloud over Nagasaki. Mar...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,750.00


Women in the War—We Can't Win Without Them. by War Manpower Commission

Washington D.C.: US Govt. Printing Office, 1942. Colour poster (28 x 40 in). Professionally mounted, glazed, and framed using archival materials. Original creases from folding, bright and fresh. Excellent condition. An important Second World War poster...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,750.00


12 Klinger Plakate by Klinger, Julius

1923. No place, 1923. 4to, original cream wrappers printed in red. A little soiled; two plates with smudge not affecting image. Rare portfolio of 12 posters by the Viennese graphic and poster artist, professor at the Wiener Werkstatte and a leading figure...

From marilyn braiterman rare books

$2,000.00


Original Poster for Merce Cunningham and John Cage Event at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, November 16, 1967

Original Poster: Theatre Event: The Merce Cunningham Dance Company with John Cage. Thursday, November 16, 8:00 p.m. Assembly Hall. Tickets: 2.50, 2:00 and 1.50, Illini Union Box Office or the Assembly Hall. Approximately 11.5" x 22”. Heavy yellow stock ...

From Crow Hop Rare Books

$1,800.00


ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER: "THE FIGHTING RANGER by JONES, Buck

Los Angeles: Columbia Pictures, 1934. First Edition. Fine. This is an ORIGINAL fully restored, linenbacked three-sheet (41" x 81") theatrical movie poster for "THE FIGHTING RANGER" starring Buck Jones, Dorothy Revier, Frank Rice, Bradley Page and Ward B...

From Hardy Books

$1,650.00


The Sketchbooks of Picasso "Je Suis Le Cahier": Exhibition Poster by Pablo Picasso; Paloma Picasso ( SIGNED)

New York: SPADEM/ Pace Gallery Publ., 1986. RARE exhibition poster SIGNED by Paloma Picasso, renowned fashion designer and daughter of Pablo Picasso, signed lower left and dated by her "86. The exhibition ran at the Pace Gallery, New York City, from ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,000.00


[Black Panthers] [Poster] Power to the People

Gemini Rising, Inc. 1970. Approximately 35.5” x 23.5”. Two color offset poster on medium stock paper, rolled. Wrinkling, pinholes in each corner from previous hanging; reverse shows light staining and sunning. A striking poster that emerged out of the ...

From Crow Hop Rare Books

$1,500.00


Lolita (Original three-sheet film poster) by Nabokov, Vladimir (novel, screenwriter); Stanley Kubrick (director); James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1962. Original US three-sheet poster for the 1962 film. An iconic image for an iconic film. Kubrick's rendition of Nabokov's masterpiece is legendary in its own right, a work that stands ten feet above the rh...

From Royal Books, Inc.

$1,500.00


Lithograph Wall Chart] Structural Differential by Korzybski, Alfred (1879-1950)

New York: Rand McNally & Co. , 1949. RARE lithograph wall chart for the device called the "Structural Differential" which Alfred Korzybski patented in 1925 as a means to aid in visualizing the process he called "abstracting". This ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,750.00


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