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;.
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New York: Oelrichs & Co., 1879. Booklet [5x8]; pp 40; Fair/paperback; red covers has severe wear to exterior edges; some chips to spine and edges; light pencil writing to front; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; broken hinges; modest chip to title page; frontispiece;.
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.
Brisbane: The Department of Native Affairs. 12mo; G-/no-DJ paperback; Covers are 'as is' with light moisture staining at front head edge near binding with rubbing wear at front fore edge due to age and handling, and other light soiling on rear, but overall intact and undamaged; Text block shows moderate wear with staining at fore edge toward tail edge, however pages have firm, secure binding; pp 24. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
One autograph book, bound in red cloth, measuring 8 1/4 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide. Slightly warped due to the ephemera within, as well as some slight wear. Contains a multitude of signatures, photos, and newspaper clippings. Some of the contents include the autographs of: Robert Wagner, Liselotte Schreiner, Claus Hofer, Maria Wimmer, Werner Hinz, Ehmi Bessel, Mathies Wieman, Paul Wegener, Gustav Knutn, Werner Hinz, Walter Franck, Hannsgeorg Laubenthel, Gustav Grundens, Paul Hartmann, Paul Harbiger, Albert Florath, Kathe Gold, Marianne Hoppe, Paul Hartmann. SF consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Belgian American Educational Foundation, Inc., 1940. Octavo; good-/wraps; white spine, no text; covers are quite foxed, with stains to fore-edge and top edge of rear cover; text block, clean; stain bleeds onto fore-edge of last 15 pages; 1.5" tear at fore-edge of last 6 pages; four maps at rear cover; 85pp. --Offered as is. Shelve in Netdesk office, Ephemera box D.
London, Belfast and New York: Marcus Ward & Co., n. d. 32mo; G/no-DJ; dark tan with black text; black wrap to front cover; a daily text book of comfort and rest; cloth shows heavily sunned exterior; noticeable rubbing to edges; gilt decorations to front; rear is lavender; text block has all edges gilt; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated; light foxing to endpapers; previous owner's name to verso of ffep Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
Chicago: Rand McNally. 32mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green, too narrow for print; Boards in green embossed cloth with gold print, slight bumps to corners and slight wear to spine; Textblock is a leporello (concertina binding), separated at penultimate page, surface tear on third page; 14 pages of engravings. Shelve Netdesk office, Ephemera Box B.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940. Booklet [5x7]; G-/paperback; yellow covers; covers has light soiling to exterior; slight peeling defect to rear at head edge; some slight rubbing to corners; intact covers; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Signed 11" x 8.5" landscape poster for lecture at George Washington University; Signatures inscribed in orange pastels or similar medium below poster artwork, two-inch bracket of angled parallel marks of varying degrees of intensity - darker grey to light grey - at top of poster above artwork, small dark smudge below first signature, two small grey dots on rear left-hand side of poster near corner.
London: J.S. Pratt, 1847. 16mo; 384 pp; G; green spine with gilt text; cloth has sun faded spine, slight soiling and rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows darkening to exterior edges, slight cracking to hinges, loosed from spine; interior clean; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Nashville: Confederate Veteran, 1922. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; cream/black staple-bound booklet; cover has age toning, closed tear on front at spine, splitting and wrinkling along spine, still fully intact; textblock has age toning, otherwise clean. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box H.
Munchen: Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf. 1939. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is tan with brown print, upper right corner creased and torn, mild shelfwear; Text block has some curling to top corner of pages, else clean and tight; Text in German; 30 pages, illustrated (maps).
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940. Booklet [5x7]; G/paperback; deep blue covers; covers has slight soiling to exterior; small spot to rear panel; some slight rubbing to edges and corners; intact covers; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Washington: War Department, 1944. 12mo; G- ; Paperback; Spine, tan without print; Cover tan with black print, "Loan Copy" stamp on front, corners and edges worn, tear to front lower spine hinge, creasing, spotting, smudging; Textblock has binding staples visible at title page, corners worn and curling, pencil notations on page 245, spotting to rear flyleaf; ix, 366 pages. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office [GPO], 1940. Thin 8vo, 58pp, VG/none, in blue wraps; spine is gray-brown with no text. Shelf wear; spine faded; minor discoloration to wraps; rust stain on lower front corner of cover, small 1/2" closed tear on front cover near spine head edge; Interior clean and complete with folding map/figures/etc. Shelve in Ephemera Box B in NetDesk office.
Boston: Lee & Sheppard, Publishers, 1863. 32mo; G-/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Cloth has rubbing wear & scratches, mostly spine, exterior front and less wear along edge with lightly sunned spine, panels are intact and strong; Text block shows darkened exterior edges, cracking along hinges from binding between pastedowns and front end papers, and light staining at tail edge toward hinge; pp 64. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Mount Vernon: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, 1940. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, stapled; Cover is blue with blue print, rusting staples on binding, some peripheral tanning, slight spotting, bumped lower outer corner; Textblock has slight spotting to edges, water stain at spine through initial pages, clean text; 37 pages, frontispiece, illustrated, some color. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
RO/CO, 1964. Oblong Octavo; Good condition; Paperback; Spine white with black print; Cover has significant edgewear and creasing, some spotting; Textblock has curling to page corners, some folded top corners, bound with two rivets, hole through center of spine for hanging book on display rack; 48 illustrated leaves. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Booklet;G/no-DJ paperback; Label adhered to front stating: Organisation "Rumanien", Geheim!; Covers are slightly age toned with moderate shelf wear such as some rubbing on exterior as well as small frays and some small tears along edges, tears along spine around staples; Text block has slightly age toned pages with fully bound pages; pp 34. German text. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box I.
Inscribed to Mrs "Schelhasse" and signed by Katherine Cornell on the cover, and signed again on the inside (3rd signature is a facsimile, see photo for details) This 12X9" souvenir book contains 15 photos of Cornell, 13 of them in character, made from about 1931-1942. Some of these roles were in shows that never played on Broadway. The overall condition of the book is Very Good, with a couple of light scuffs and some foxing to the front cover. All of the writing on the book is Miss Cornell's. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Minna Schellhase, operated from 1924 to 1980 and is "remembered for its heavy draperies and even heavier food." H.L. Mencken made it famous as the meeting place for his Saturday Night club. Mencken's influence led many in the world of the arts to gather there. Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan were married in Baltimore in 1931 and had their reception at Schellhase's. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne ate there every night while touring in "The Taming of the Shrew." The walls of Schellhase's gave testimony to its popularity with theatre types, being covered in signed photos of the many Broadway and Hollywood performers who stopped there in the 1930s, '40s, '50s and into the 1960s. See our catalog for more items from the Schellhase collection.
"Antony and Cleopatra," staged in 1948 and starring Katharine Cornell and Godfrey Tearle. 8X10" mat finish photo signed and inscribed by Tearle and Cornell, 12X9" souvenir program signed by Cornell and inscribed to Mrs Schellhase and signed inside by some of the other cast members. Condition of photograph and book both is Very Good. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Frieda Schellhase, operated from 1924 to 1980 and is "remembered for its heavy draperies and even heavier food." H.L. Mencken made it famous as the meeting place for his Saturday Night club. Mencken's influence led many in the world of the arts to gather there. Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullivan were married in Baltimore in 1931 and had their reception at Schellhase's. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne ate there every night while touring in "The Taming of the Shrew." The walls of Schellhase's gave testimony to its popularity with theatre types, being covered in signed photos of the many Broadway and Hollywood performers who stopped there in the 1930s, '40s, '50s and into the 1960s. -Shelved in Graphics Bins, in clear vinyl sleeve [Schellhase consignment].
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, 1951. Quarto; G; Paperback; Spine, white without print, paper cracking; Cover is illustrated with white print, curling to page corners, address label on front, fading, slight tear to rear outside edge; Text block clean and tight; includes fiction by Shirley Jackson, John P. Marquand, et al.; 132 pages, illustrated (some color).
Paris: Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1964. Thin Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; Light blue covers with slight foxing along spine edge and lightly sunned exterior, slight writing on front; Text block is clean and unmarked. French language. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box I.