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New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1856.

Two volumes in one. Early edition, 1856. Rebacked cloth hardcover, 424 + 452 pp., illustrated with lithographs including some in color and some fold-outs, Good copy, straining to the inner hinges, small blindstamp on the front flyleaf, pencil notations to the outer pages, soiling and discoloration to some pages and... more

Price: $225.00

Pittsburgh: Printed for James M. Riddle, 1815.

First edition, 1815, of the earliest Pittsburgh directory. 12mo, original leather-backed papercovered boards, pp. (4), 150 (2) pp. Good copy, sturdy and tight but with some rubbing and spine-end-loss to leather backing, rounding to corners, boards quite rubbed and with some loss of the original paper covering to front board,... more

Price: $1,800.00

Medina OH: A. I. Root, 1887.

Pictorial wraps, 8vo, 40pp.,illustrated, lightest wear, still very good. ... more

Price: $65.00

Bad Kissingen, Germany: ca. 1913.

Bad Kissingen advertisement booklet ca. 1913 for various spas and recreational activities, 7 3/4 x 9", 16pp., illustrated in duotone with color illustrated wrap. Book good+ with vertical crease throughout, mild toning throughout, stapled binding tight, text in German. ... more

Price: $50.00

Springfield, MA: L. Nelson, ca. 1860s.

Carte de visite of Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1860s, 2 1/4 x 3 3/4". VG+ with toning, mild foxing, printers information on back side. ... more

Price: $200.00

no place: no publisher, ca. 1920s.

Black and white (duotone) photograph, ca. 1920s, 10 x 8". Photograph in VG condition with mild wear to corners. For the vintage fire truck enthusiast in your life! ... more

Price: $40.00

New York: F. Missler & Krimmert, ca. 1900.

Card advertisement for F. Missler & Krimmert, Bankers, Steamship and Railroad Ticket Agents, featuring handsome color illustration of steamship on front side and advertisement on backside. Card is 6 x 4 1/4", VG+ condition with toning to back side and mild wear to corners, handsome color illustration on front. Text... more

Price: $50.00

New York: Apparel Arts / Weintraub, 1935.

Advance Spring, 1935 (Volume V, Number IIa) issues of this important men's fashion periodical -- the precursor to GQ. Hardcover, decorative boards. Folio, illustrated throughout with fantastic ads and illustrations in color and b&w, plus numerous mounted fabric swatches. 100 pp. Very Good. Contents complete and unmarked, including all swatches... more

Price: $400.00

New York: Cunard / Hallenbeck, Crawford Printing Co., c. 1925.

Promotional material, c. 1925. Softcover. Illustrated. 22 pp. Good. Light soil and bending to the wraps. Clean contents. Drawings of Cunard ships in relation to landmarks, for example, the Giant Berengaria (919 feet) placed in Yankee stadium. ... more

Price: $45.00

New York: Book-Of-The-Month Club, 2001.

INSCRIBED BY RAY BRADBURY. BOMC. Hardcover. c.2001. 8vo. 190pp. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Only the mildest wear. ... more

Price: $200.00

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.

One of kind association copy--editor Magaret Mary Kimmel's own copy with inscriptions by various contributors AND Fred Rogers, ALSO with a Mr. Rogers birthday card from Fred Rogers inscribed by him to Kimmel laid in. First edition, 1996. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 249 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Fine... more

Price: $750.00

Greensburg, PA: no publisher, 1948.

Unsettling photos of the Easter Bunny! Assembled binder of 1948 photos and memorabilia from the Easter and Christmas celebrations held at the Greensburg PA Bon Ton department store. You want vernacular, we got vernacular! ... more

Price: $650.00

Paris: Caroli Stephani/Charles Estienne, 1551.

First Estienne printing of Appianus! Hardcover in contemporary vellum, 1551, folio, 393pp., decorative initials, otherwise not illustrated. Book VG with front outer hinge split but binding still holding tight, general soil and rubbing to boards, seven raised bands on spine with legible title band, front endpapers show some small notes,... more

Price: $2,500.00

New York: Longmans, Green & Co, 1913.

Complete in two volumes. 1913. Hardcover, 4to. in green cloth with decorative gilt. 388, 447pp. with frontis of Lyons in each. Good. Wear and some loss to head and foot of each spine. Evidence of book plate removal on rear pastedown. Contents otherwise clean. 2 vol. ... more

Price: $25.00

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