A certificate issued by Pan American World Airways to a traveler when she crossed the International Date Line in February of 1949. The full color certificate measures 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Included are a letter explaining the certificate and a membership card. The fulsome language and romantic imagery...
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Albuquerque: Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, c. 1965. An oblong (3 1/2 x 8 inch) promotional booklet for the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico. 23 pages. Wrappers. Excellent condition. A scarce item.
Alicante: Editado por la Junta Provincial del Turismo, circa 1935. Folding map measuring 17 x 24 1/2 inches; on verso is descriptive text. Folding to 8 1/2 x 4 inches. Self wrappers. A fine city plan of this southeastern Spanish city.
Philadelphia: G. W. Bromley & Co, circa 1925. Folding map printed in red and black and measuring 23 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches. Housed in gray printed wrappers, 8 x 4 1/2 inches. Some splits at folds and one two inch tear along opening fold.
A group of 100 fragments of mostly English bank notes from the early nineteenth century. Each is exquisitely engraved on thin paper. Most measure 4 x 1 inches, and have been cut from complete notes. "In Britain, bank notes emerged in the late 17th century...a proliferation of banks in the...
Reading. Pa. Hipple Bros. Upholsterers, c. 1875. Broadside for the opening of a parlor furniture ware-room. Printed on striped paper. 8 3/4 x 6 inches.
A wonderful handmade Santa collage. c. 1900. 4 3/4 inches tall. Fine condition.
Original watercolor sketch for a Father Christmas costume. London 1910. 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. On heavy paper. Minor soiling and creasing.
Photograph of a German girl, posed with her Christmas tree and many new toys. 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches. Stamped on verso: " Lindstedt and Zimmermann/ Coblenz am Rhine, Kaiserin-Augusta-Ring Nr. 3/ Artistic Photographs, Medal for Photographic Work Telefon 1952. And in pencil: "1922."
c. 1890. A die cut chromolithographed Santa with a bag of toys and a tree. 4 1/4 x 3 3/4. The Victorian "scrap" or die cut was one of the major endeavors of the chromolithograph printer of the last quarter of the 19th century. Produced mostly in Germany, these wisps...
c. 1890. A die cut sheet of 27 Santas. Sheet: 6 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Figures: 2 1/4 inches. The Victorian "scrap" or die cut was one of the major endeavors of the chromolithograph printer of the last quarter of the 19th century. Produced mostly in Germany, these wisps...
1862. An embossed, colored valentine, with a tent that opens to show a soldier writing to his sweetheart. 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. With the original embossed envelope. Fine condition.
1893. Brochure for Cottoline shortening. 8 pages. Chromolithographed wrappers. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Fine condition.
1893. Trade card for Grand Rapids Veneer Works. Printed (one side only) on a piece of birch veneer. 3 x 5 inches. Fine condition. Uncommon because of its fragility.
A die cut Santa accordion folded into six parts. Printed the same on both sides. 12 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. There is no information about the printer or date of print, but it is probably German, circa 1945. Fine condition.
Frankfurt: G. Blumlein & Co., Circa 1885. A litho-tint view book containing 24 panels, the first four being a panorama of the city of Cologne, Germany. 5 x 7 inches. Printed red cloth with gilt lettering; light soiling.
New York: 1939. Fold-out promotional for the Heinz 57 exhibit. 7 1/4 x 5 inches folds out to 14 x 19 3/4 inches. Near fine condition, tiny split on one fold. Great color and graphics.
c. 1925. Beautifully illustrated fold-out mailer announcement for a Barcelona millinery, wherein Senor Casimiro Purcalla has just returned from Paris with the best hats from the best houses! 4 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches folds out to 12 x 10 1/2 inches. Some foxing on outside, a couple of foxing...
c. 1925. Beautifully illustrated fold-out mailer advertisement for Guitart, a Barcelona tailor specializing in sporting outfits. 4 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches folds out to 9 1/4 13 3/4 inches.
Philadelphia: A. H. Mueller, 1901. A handsome, stencil colored folding map measuring 23 x 28 inches. Housed in printed wrappers 7 x 3 1/2 inches. Corner of wrappers chewed, map fine. With a two page listing for the "Population of Towns and Post Offices of Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
Label for a spice blend. c. 1915. Chromolithographed. 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. In French.
Cambridge: Harvard Lampoon, 1932. 30 pages. 11 1/4 x 9 inches. Bright pictorial covers. A crisp and bright copy. The Harvard / Yale football game of 1932.
Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Son, (1961). A large colored map measuring 40 x 30 inches. Folding down to 8 1/2 x 5 inches and with mounted paper labels for the publishers. A fine, bright copy. With insets for the cities of Delhi, Calcutta, Karachi, Bombay and Madras.
Indianapolis: The Indiana Commission. A Century of Progress. 1933. A large folding map measuring 34 x 22 inches, showing "state parks, state highways, historic memorials, lakes, rivers, forests, game preserves adn points of interest." Self wrappers.
Stockholm: Kartografiska Institutet, 1938. Folding map measuring 28 x 23 inches. Folding to 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Self-wrappers. With a number of inset maps on verso.