New Haven: Winchester Repeating Arms Company, 1933. Oblong Booklet [5x8]; pp 24; VG-/paperback; green/gray/silver pictorial covers has slight toning toward exterior edges; small chip to tail spine edge; mild edge wear; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; pictorial pastedowns; complete with reservation forms at back; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 14, in Netdesk office.
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1935. Anonymous political cartoon from 1935. Matted and framed (19 3/4" x 22 1/8") with drawing measuring 15" x 17" (paper has slightly dislodged from matting). Frame in very good condition; drawing has mild age toning and two spots (about 2" from top edge) with written notes along the bottom edge and caption reading, "What short memories some folks have."
Description: A collection of 64 authentic headshot/movie publicity photos featuring 1930s actors. Photos are printed with the actor name, studio, and film title they are promoting. The collection includes the following individuals: Errol Flynn, Pat O’Brien, Dick Powell and Joan Blondell, Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler, Bette Davis, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Robert Donat, Dolores Costello, Miriam Hopkins, Jackie Cooper, Franchot Tone, Fredric March, Clark Gable, Janet Gaynor, Virginia Bruce, Joan Crawford, Mr. And Mrs. Franchot Tone, Gretta Garbo, Nelson Eddy, Eleanor Powell, William Powell, Joseph Calleia (includes original studio-stamped envelope), Marie Dressler, Clara Bow, Kay Francis, Ross Alexander, Will Rogers, Russ Columbo, Rudolph Valentino, John Gilbert, Ronald Colman, George Raft, James Dunn, John Boles and Jean Muir, Ralph Bellamy, Rosalind Russell, Shirley Temple, Jane Withers, Rochelle Hudson, Dixie Lee, Alice Faye, Wendy Barrie, Katharine Hepburn, Jean Arthur, Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond, Richard Dix, Randolph Scott, Buddy Rogers, Phillips Holmes, Margot Grahame (matted on cardboard), Joan Bennett, Gladys Swarthout, Ann Harding, Mae West, Charles Boyer, Henry Fonda, Fred MacMurray, Bing Crosby, John Howard, Fred MacMurray, Claudette Colbert, Sylvia Sidney. Dimensions: All photographs 8 in x 10 in. Condition: Good with mild edge wear, creasing, and bumping to corners; occasional small partial tear at edges (¼ in-½ in).
Description: A collection of 21 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio-requested publicity photographs, complete with original studio-marked mailing envelopes. The photos are direct from an estate collection of an individual who acquired hundreds of classic film star publicity photographs and letters in the 1930s-40s. Some photos with studio-produced signatures. This collection includes the following individuals: Una Merkel, Jean Parker, Elissi Landi, Madge Evans, Frances Langford, Robert Taylor, Allan Jones, Bruce Cabot, Mickey Rooney, Nelson Eddy, Robert Taylor, Robert Young, Brian Aherne, Robert Young, George Murphy, Robert Montgomery, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Florence Rice, Norma Shearer, Juanita Quigley. Dimensions: All photographs 5 in x 7 in. Condition: Photos are in good condition with occasional scratches, minor creasing, or bumping to corners; envelopes show considerable wear with creasing, partial tears, and age toning.
Description: A collection of 44 publicity photographs, complete with original studio-marked envelopes. Photos are direct from an estate collection of an individual who acquired hundreds of classic film star publicity photographs and letters in the 1930s-40s. Some photos with studio-produced signatures. Photos are from 20th Century Fox (F), Universal (U), Paramount (P), RKO (R), and Columbia Studios (C), as well as a few missing studio stamps. The collection includes the following individuals: Jean Arthur (C) Ralph Bellamy (C) Lew Ayres (C) Walter Abel (R) Gene Raymond (R) Walter Abel (R) Smith Ballew (R) Bobby Breen (R) Gene Raymond (R) Louis Hayward (U) Deanna Durbin (U) Doris Nolan (U) John King (U) Cesar Romero (U) Gertrude Niesen (U) Nan Grey (U) Judith Barrett (U) Alice Brady (U) Michael Whalen (F) George Ernest (F) Tyrone Power (F) Don Ameche (F) Loretta Young (F) Alice Faye (F) Fred MacMurray (P) John Howard (P) Ann Harding (P) Arline Judge (P) Eleanore Whitney (P) Claudette Colbert (P) Martha Raye (P) Joan Bennett, Marguerite Churchill, Gertrude Michael, Irene Hervey, Ann Dvorak, Donald Grayson, Eddie Cantor, Phil Regan, James Melton, Richard Arlen, Charles Butterworth, Melvin Douglas, Stuart Erwin, Warren Williams. Dimensions: All photographs 5 in x 7 in. Condition: Photos are in good condition with occasional scratches, minor creasing, or bumping to corners; envelopes show considerable wear with creasing, partial tears, and age toning.
Description: A collection of 21 Warner Brothers studio-requested publicity photographs, complete with original studio-marked mailing envelopes. The photos are direct from an estate collection of an individual who acquired hundreds of classic film star publicity photographs and letters in the 1930s-40s. Some photos with studio-produced signatures. Collection includes the following individuals: Hugh Herbert, Carlyle Moore, Frank McHugh, Craig Reynolds, Phillip Reid, Donald Woods, Dick Powell, Kenny Baker, George Brent, Fernand Grave, Ian Hunter, Patric Knowles, Josephine Hutchinson, Ruby Keeler, Jean Muir, Margaret Lindsay, Bette Davis, Rosalind Marquis, Beverly Roberts, Dick Foran, June Travis. Dimensions: All photographs 5 in x 7 in. Condition: Photos are in good condition with occasional scratches, minor creasing, or bumping to corners; envelopes show considerable wear with creasing, partial tears, and age toning.
Warszawa (Warsaw): Polonia, 1961. 1961 Abridged Edition. Octavo, 159 pages; G; softcover; spine unmarked black; mild shelf wear and soiling; ex-library, with usual marks; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; library inscription at half title page; previous owner's name stamped at title page; spine splitting at gutters of pages 65 and 81; contains black and white photos; all text in English, French, and German; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
Flint, MI: General Motors Corporation, 1957. Large octavo; Poor/paperback; tape covered dark blue spine with ivory text; covers show age soiled exterior; heavy rubbing to exterior edges; text block has soiled exterior edges; slight moisture staining to front pastedown; interior shows minor spots on some pages; slight cracking to binding; illustrated.
c.1890. 19th century Japan (likely Meiji period) silk fabric tapestry measures ~110" x 21" and features two dragons. Wear throughout tapestry with some loss of fabric; some lose gold threads and stitching (primarily the faces of the dragons); stitching along the seams (all sides) has frayed/broken in some places; one area on back appears to be a patch (upper left corner).
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970. Octavo; 2 Volumes; VG; Paperback; Spine, red and blue with white and black print; Slipcase is in blue paper, slight edgewear, peripheral fading; Covers are illustrated, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight but for name in ink inside front covers; 2 volumes (unpaged), illustrated (some color). [Shelf: American Art].
Washington: Gales & Seaton/Duff Green, 1824/1828. 2 Disbound pamphlets; 15/7 pages; G; tearing to spines from disbinding, foxing to pages, age toning to "Memorial of the Citizens of Madison", pages of "Memorial of the Citizens of Madison" unbound; "Memorial of the Citizens of Madison, in Morgan County, in the State of Georgia" "Letter From the Governor of Georgia; with a Report Adopted by the Legislature of That State, on the Tariff and Internal Improvement" RW; Shelved Room A.
1883/1888. "Political Letters", 1883; 29 pages "Governor Chamberlain's Administration in South Carolina: A Chapter of Reconstruction in the Southern States", Walter Allen; New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1888; Advertisement for book of the same title Both pamphlets are in G+ condition; minor wear to edges, light age toning, slight marking in pencil on front cover of second pamphlet, minor creasing to second pamphlet.
USSR: c 1941-1945. A collection of 20 Russian medals from the WWII era housed in a shadowbox. The medals present include the following: Capture of Konigsberg; Medal for Valor; Medal for Combat Service; Defense of Kiev; Defense of Stalingrad; Victory over Japan; Victory over Germany; Defense of Odessa; Capture of Berlin; Defense of Moscow; Capture of Budapest; Defense of Caucasus; Defense of Sevastopol; Defense of Soviet Polar Region; Defense of Leningrad; Defense of Prague; Liberation of Warsaw; Liberation of Belgrad; Capture of Vienna; and Medal for Meritorious Labor during the Great Patriotic War. A copy of this inventory is included with the lot. Condition: Very Good. Medals and ribbons both show some signs of age (tarnish, some change of color in the ribbons0 but the imprints on the metal are still very sharp.
Taipei: Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei National University of the Arts, 2011. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, blue with purple and white print; Cover has very slight edgewear, but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text in English, Chinese, Japanese, and Thai; 293 pages, illustrated (b&w). [Shelf: Non-western Art].
Milano: Gruppo Editoriale Electa S.p.A., 1978. Oblong Quarto; pp 128; G-/paperback; ivory spine with black and orange text; covers have moderate toning to exterior; dampstaining toward exterior edges; minor wear to edges; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; profusely illustrated; light staining to fore corner edges; light toning to interior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's name to half title page; Italian and English texts.
Washington: 1862. 3 Disbound pamphlets; 8/8/14 pages; G; tearing along spines from disbinding, slight age toning and foxing; "Speech of Hon. John A. Bingham of Ohio, In the House of Representatives, March 12, 1862" "Remarks of Hon. William D. Kelley, of Pennsylvania in Opposition to the Employment of Slaves in Navy-Yards, Arsenals, Dock-Yards, Etc., and in Favor of the Pacific Railroad" "Speech of Hon. Sidney Edgerton, of Ohio, on The New Conspiracy; Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States May 28, 1862 RW; Shelved Room A.
Boston: Various, 1840/1843. 3 pamphlets related to Marcus Morton, former governor of Massachusetts. Includes: "Address of His Excellency Marcus Morton, to the Two Branches of the Legislature, on the Organization of the Government, for the Political Year Commencing January 1, 1840" Marcus Morton; Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, 1840; Disbound pamphlet; 43 pages; G; creasing to pages down center, foxing to pages "Answer of the Whig Members of the Legislature of Massachusetts, Constituting a Majority of both Branches, to the Address of his Excellency Marcus Morton, Delivered in the Convention of the Two Houses, January 22, 1840" Boston: Perkins & Marvin, 1840; G; light foxing to pages, marking in pencil on front cover, light creasing down center of pages "Address of the Whig Members of the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts, to their Constituents, Occasioned by the Inaugural Address of his Excellency Marcus Morton" Boston: Eastburn's Press, 1843; Softcover pamphlet; 26 pages; G; foxing to pages, writing in pen on front cover RW; Shelved Room A.
Milano: Gruppo Editoriale Electa, S.p.A., 1982. Oblong Quarto; pp 128; G/paperback; ivory spine with black and purple text; covers have moderate sunning to edges; some soiling to exterior; slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; light ink inside rear cover; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; profusely illustrated; light staining to head fore corner; light toning to interior edges; Italian and English texts.
Philadelphia/Harrisburg/Washington: 1808-1866. "Address of the State Committee of Correspondence, to the Citizens of Pennsylvania"; Philadelphia: Committee of Correspondence, 1808; Disbound pamphlet; 10 pages; G-; chipping along edges, tearing along spine from disbinding, age toning, foxing to pages "Speech of Almon H. Read, Esq. of Susquehanna, Delivered in the Convention to Amend the Constitution of Pennsylvania, on the 16th and 17th of November, 1837 in Support of his Amendment to Provide for the Individual Liability of Stockholders, for the Debts of Banking Institutions"; Harrisburg: William D. Boas, 1837; Disbound pamphlet; 20 pages; G-; foxing to pages, tearing along spine from disbinding, last page mostly detached "Remarks upon Mr. Binney's Letter, of January 3, 1840, to the Presidents of the Councils of the City of Philadelphia"; Philadelphia: C. Sherman & Co., 1840; Softcover pamphlet; 60 pages; Fair; Binding broken, textblock split into five sections chipping to edges, bending to corners and along edges, writing in pencil and pen on front cover, foxing to pages; "Speech of Hon. William D. Kelley, of Pennsylvania, on Protection to American Labor; Delivered in the House of Representatives, January 31, 1866"; Kelley, William D.; Washington: Congressional Globe Office, 1866; Softcover pamphlet; 31 pages; G-; pages uncut, tearing along spine, creasing to pages, light age toning RW; Shelved Room A.
Various, 1828-1863. 5 Disbound pamphlets: "Reply to Remarks of Rev. Moses Stuart, Late of Andover Theological Seminary, on Hon. John Jay, and an Examination of his Scriptural Exegesis, Contained in his Recent Pamphlet Entitled, "Conscience and the Constitution:" by William Jay; New York: J. A. Gray, 1850; String-bound pamphlet; 22 pages; G; creasing down center of pages, small tear on front cover along spine, toning along edges of covers "Essay by Rev. Abijah P. Marvin, of Winchendon. The Christian Element Essential to the Truest Patriotism; or, the Preservation of our Free Institutions Impossible Without the Gospel"; Abijah P. Marvin; Worcester: 15p; Disbound pamphlet; 15 pages; Fair; front and rear covers separated from rest of pages, foxing to pages, writing in pencil on front cover, tearing along spine from disbinding "Testimonies to the Religious Defect of the Constitution of the United States"; D. M'Allister; 1863; String-Bound pamphlet; 22 pages; G; toning to pages, bending to corners, top corner of rear cover missing "A Discourse on Christian Politics, Delivered in Williams Hall, Boston, on Whitsunday, June 4, 1854" James Freeman Clarke; Boston: Crosby, Nichols, & Co. 1854; String-Bound pamphlet; 28 pages; Fair; Front and rear covers missing, blue material from covers left on title page and page 28, age toning, damp staining along head edge, light age toning "The Demurrer: or, Proofs of Error in the Decision of the Supreme Court of the State of New-York, Requiring Faith in Particular Religious Doctrines as a Legal Qualification of Witnesses; Then Establishing by Law a Religious Test and a Religious Creed" Thomas Herttell; New York: E. Conrad, 1828; Disbound pamphlet; 136 pages; G-; part of spine from previous binding still remaining, age toning and foxing to pages, black stain on half title and title pages; bending and tearing along edges RW; Shelved Room A.
Bern: Radio-Suisse Limited Company, 1971. Larger Octavo; VG-; dark beige spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows mildly sunned spine; only slight wear otherwise; strong, straight boards; text block edges lightly toned; four postage stamps to fep; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 228.
New York: Loyal Publication Society, 1863-1865. Six pamphlets published by the Loyal Publication Society during the Civil War. Includes: "No. 16: No Party Now But All for Our Country", Francis Lieber; New York, 1864 (Revised Edition); Softcover pamphlet; 8 pages; G+; minor wear to edges, toning to covers "No. 21. Letter Addressed to the Opera House Meeting, Cincinnati, by Col. Charles Anderson" Col. Charles Anderson; New York, 1863; Disbound pamphlet; 15 pages; G; foxing to pages, toning along edges, marking in pencil on front cover "No. 27. Nullification and Compromise; A Retrospective View."; John Mason Williams; New York, 1863; Softcover Pamphlet; 32 pages; G+; toning along cover edges, stress marks to spine "No. 77. An Address on Secession. Delivered in South Carolina in the Year 1851,"; Francis Lieber; New York, 1865; Softcover Pamphlet; 12 pages; G+; toning to edges of covers, slight creasing "No. 79. A Letter to Hon. E. D. Morgan, Senator of the United States, on the Amendment of the Constitution Abolishing Slavery. Resolutions, Passed by the New York Union League Club, Concerning Conditions of Peace with the Insurgents"; Francis Lieber; New York, 1865; Single Sheet pamphlet; 4 pages; G; bending to corners, small closed tears to edge "No. 83. Amendments of the Constitution, Submitted to the Consideration of the American People."; New York, 1865; Softcover pamphlet; 39 pages; G; foxing to pages and covers, marking in pencil on front cover RW; Shelved Room A.
Washington: 1823-1847. "Documents Relating to the Claim of William Conner, to the Right of Pre-Emption to Six Hundred and Forty-Eight Acres of Land"; Indiana, 1823; Disbound pamphlet; 4 pages; G-' damp staining to pages, foxing to pages, creasing along spine "Resolution of the General Assembly of Indiana, in Relation to Purchasers of Public Land"; Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1827; Disbound pamphlet; 2 pages; G-; damp staining, slight age toning, tearing along spine from disbinding "Lands Granted to Indiana. Documents to Accompany Bill H. R. No. 99 to Authorize the Legislature of the State of Indiana to Sell and Convey Certain Tracts of Land Granted to Said State" Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1828; Disbound pamphlet; 6 pages; G-; age toning and foxing to pages, chipping along spine, rusting to staples "Resolution of the Legislature of Indiana, On the Subject of the Right Which that State has to the Unappropriated Lands Within her Boundaries"; Washington, 1829; Single page; 1 page; G-, slight foxing, chipping to spine from disbinding "Resolution of the General Assembly of Indiana, to Obtain the Passage of a Law for Disposing of the Lands of the United States, in Tracts of Forty Acres"; Washington, 1832; Single Page; G-; damp staining, chipping along edges, age toning "Report [to Accompany Bill 8. 7.] The Committee on Public Lands, to whom was Referred a Bill Relative to the Office of Surveyor General for the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, have had the same under Consideration, and Present the Following Report:" Washington: 1844; Disbound pamphlet; 12 pages; G; creasing along spine, light age toning "Report: [To Accompany bill S. No. 193.] The Comittee on Private Land Claims, to Whom was Referred the Memorial of the Legal Representatives of Julien Dubuque, deceased, praying the confirmation of their title to Certain Lands in Iowa, have had the same under Consideration, and Beg Leave to Report"; Washington, 1847; Disbound pamphlet; 26 pages; G; light age toning and foxing, slight tearing along spine from disbinding RW; Shelved Room A.
Ontario, CA: Alderac Entertainment Group, 1999. Large Octavo; pp 252; Good; burgundy pictorial spine with peach text; no jacket; cloth shows mild scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; 30 pages with ink markings; profusely illustrated;.
New Haven: 1843-1885. 8 pieces of ephemera related to Yale University in the 19th Century. Includes: "A Catalogue of the Library of Yale College"; Facsimile of 1743 Edition; "Yale Law School Annual Catalogue for 1884-5, and Alumni Record 1824-1884"; New Haven: Hoggson & Robinson, 1885 "Catalogue of the Officers and Students in Yale College, 1845-6."; New Haven: B. L. Hamlen, 1845 Catalogue of the Officers and Students in Yale College, 1843-4."; New Haven: B. L. Hamlen, 1843 "Record of the Graduated Members of the Class of 1849, of Yale College, for the Twenty Years from August 1849 to July 1869"' New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor, 1870 "Yale College. Class of 1833. Second Dicennial Meeting, July 27, 1853"; New Haven: Storer & Morehouse, 1854 "Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale College, Deceased during the Academical Year Ending in July 1866, Including the Record of a Few who Died a Short Time Previous, Hitherto Unreported." New Haven, 1866 "A Catalogue of the Law School of the University at Cambridge, for the Academical Year 1854-55. First Term" Cambridge: Metcalf and Company, 1854 The pamphlets range from Fair to G+ condition with water damage and chipping to edges on many of them. All 8 pamphlets have age toning and foxing to some degree. The spines on the "Record of the Graduated Members" and "Second Dicennial Meeting" are missing. Please see pictures for further condition details. RW; Shelved Room A.
Westminster: Family Line Publications, 1995. Octavo; VG paperback; Light brown spine with dark brown text; Covers have general shelfwear/cornerwear, Spine is sunned, otherwise covers strong; Binding strong; Small amount of faint black rubbing to bottom of textblock exterior, small amount of tiny faint red marks to top of textblock exterior, tiny black mark to edge of page 265, otherwise text clean; pp 297.
Zaragoza: Cursos Del Instituto De Estudios Pirenaicos, 1949. First Edition. Thin Octavo; G-/paperback; tanned spine with black text; covers show modest age toning; several small chips to edges; rubbed edges; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges have some age toning; previous owner's name stamped to half title page; slight defect to rear hinge; interior modestly age toned; illustrated; pp 210; text in Spanish.
Vienne: De L'imprimerie Imperiale et Royale, 1815. First Edition. Small Quarto, , 334,  pages; VG; bound in 3/4 leather, green label with gilt titling, tree calf patterned paper boards; pattered endpapers; small bookplate to front pastedown; mild scattered foxing; wide margins; minor archival repair to fore edge of page 1; mild rubbing and wear to boards; With a Preamble, 121 Articles, and 18 Annexes; with errata in rear; text in French; shelved case 9.
Hartford, CT: 1809. First Edition. Octavo, 16 pages; VG-; stitched pamphlet, with contemporary stitching retained; protected in a mylar sleeve; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; lower right corner of first page missing, with small amount of text loss; some foxing and age-toning; pages clean; RW consignment; shelved Case 7.
Washington DC: The National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1997. Oblong booklet [9.25 x 8]; VG-/paperback; scarce; blue and ivory pictorial covers; mild shelf wear to exterior; intact binding; text block clean; illustrated; brochure published in conjunction with the exhibition, Adire: Resist-Dyed Cloths of the Yoruba, April 16-August 17, 1997; pp 24.
African Music Society, 1948. Octavo; vg-/wraps; side stitched, light brown [manilla folder color] spine with no text; moderate shelf wear and bumping, top corner of front cover bent, previous owner's name on front cover, light toning to cover and text block, occasional, faint underlining and marginalia; 30 pp; else very good. shelve box A in Netdesk office.