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Alka-Seltzer Song Book, Alka-Seltzer
1 Alka-Seltzer Alka-Seltzer Song Book
Miles Laboratories 1937 Pamphlet Very Good 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches 
27 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. In addition to ads for medicines, this booklet contains lyrics for 27 popular songs and music for six. For example "I'll take you home again, Kathleen;"The Wearing of the Green," "Give me a toot on Tommy's Tooter," Froggie went a Coutin," 
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A SURE WINNER - STRAUSS BROTHERS Clothing Catalogue, Anonymous
2 Anonymous A SURE WINNER - STRAUSS BROTHERS Clothing Catalogue
Strauss Brothers 1908 Pamphlet Near Fine 
Original color wrappers (measure 6 by 9 inches, 16 page catalogue of clothing produced by Strauss Brothers of Chicago for the Fall 1908 and Winter 1909 seasons. Wonderful image of a woman ice sailing on the front wrapper. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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Appetizing Recipes with the Wear-Ever Thick Sheet Fry Pan, Anonymous
3 Anonymous Appetizing Recipes with the Wear-Ever Thick Sheet Fry Pan
New Kensington, PA Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company 1910 First Edition Pamphlet Very Good 16mo 
5 pages; A folding pamphlet with recipes for the Wear-Ever Fry Pan with illustrations. Clean and sharp. Recipes include Corn Fritters, Fish Cakes, Stuffed Pork Chops, Potato Croquettes, etc 
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CALIFORNIA FOR THE SETTLER PRIMER, Anonymous
4 Anonymous CALIFORNIA FOR THE SETTLER PRIMER
Southern Pacific Railroad 1904 Pamphlet Near Fine 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Southern Pacific Primer Series, 3; 16 pages; Pamphlet published by Southern Pacific Railroad promoting the many wonderful qualities and resources of California to prospective settlers. Stapled printed wrappers. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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Cherrelyn Horse Car, Denver Colo., Anonymous
5 Anonymous Cherrelyn Horse Car, Denver Colo.
Denver Barkalow Bros. 1907 Ephemera Very Good- 
1 pages; An illustrated trade card for Cherrelyn Horse Car, Denver Colorado. Very Good with a faint crease at upper right corner. Charming image of an open car on rails with the conductor/driver, four passengers ana a horse aboard. A popular tourist attraction that operated from 1883 to 1910 in Denver, Colorado. The Cherrelyn Line was built in 1883 by the Southside Investment Company and operated until 1910. Hitched to a single car at Hampden and Broadway, the horse pulled the car up a steep Broadway hill one-and-a-half miles to a small shopping area called Cherrelyn. At this high point the horse was unhitched and then road on the car back downhill to the route's starting point. Date is approximatebased on the introduction of the divided back of postcards and the closing of the Cherrelyn line. The Barkalow Bros had the Denver railroad concessions from 1881 to 1920. 
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6 Anonymous DAWA GEL
Wander 1949 Pamphlet Very Good 
17 pages; 16 page booklet with recipes and suggestions for Dawa Gel - a gelatin product produced by Wander company which also invented Ovaltine (originally Ovomaltine) German Language; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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7 Anonymous DIE GEMUTLICHSTEN STUDEN
Franck Aroma 1950 Pamphlet Very Good 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
15 pages; A German language pamphlet published by the makers of Frank Aroma coffee with a history, serving suggestions, and recipes for goodies to accompany your hot cup of Frank Aroma kaffee (dampfnudeln, beignets, kummelkuchen) One small rubbed spot on front wrapper, otherwise near Fine condition (see image) . No listing found in OCLC.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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FRENCH CUISINE, Anonymous
8 Anonymous FRENCH CUISINE
Foods from France Inc. 1960 Pamphlet Very Good+ 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
An attractive 24 page brochure and recipe book issued by the import company Foods from France to promote its products from Canapes Reblochon to Quenelles au Curry to Paupiette au Pate to Souffle aux Marrons OCLC: 220883142 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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From the Mine to the Modern Kitchen -- The Story of "Wear-Ever" Aluminum Cooking Utensils, Anonymous
9 Anonymous From the Mine to the Modern Kitchen -- The Story of "Wear-Ever" Aluminum Cooking Utensils
New Kensington, PA Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company 1924 First Edition Pamphlet Near Fine 16mo 
24 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers showing a woman holding up a large aluminum roasting pan. A catalogue of Wear-Ever cooking equipment with images and description of how to use each utensil from saute pans to tea kettles. Additional b&w illustrations throughout, including a woman in a "modern" kitchen. Quite charming and historically illustrative. OCLC: 123465897 
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HOW TO ENTERTAIN WITH CARDS  Private Parties, Public Parties, Social Clubs, Anonymous
10 Anonymous HOW TO ENTERTAIN WITH CARDS Private Parties, Public Parties, Social Clubs
Cincinnati U.S. Playing Card Company 1921 First Edition Booklet Very Good 8vo 
43, (2) pages; This charming 1920s booklet recommends card parties for entertaining at home. Small wonder given the publisher manufactures playing cards! Not only do they suggest particular card games and provide the rules for such; there are also suggestions for party decorations, menus, seating arrangement, prizes and ideas for a number of "theme parties" such as Quaker, Japanese, Roses, Seashore, Automobile, and Lawn parties. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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How to Keep "Wear-Ever" Clean, Bright and Silverlike, Anonymous
11 Anonymous How to Keep "Wear-Ever" Clean, Bright and Silverlike
New Kensington, PA Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company 1910 First Edition Pamphlet Very Good 16mo 
5 pages; A folding pamphlet with instructions for the care of Wear-Ever cooking equipment with 5 illustrations. Clean and nice, but for a small ink mark at top right margin. 
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MAISON DU CHALET SUISSE GENEVE POSTCARD, Anonymous
12 Anonymous MAISON DU CHALET SUISSE GENEVE POSTCARD
H. Depierre 1920 Ephemera Very Good- 
Postcard printed in dark green ink advertsing the Maison du Chalet Suisse Specialite Rideaux, Dentelles, Broderies Suisses. Fabrique a Sr. Gall, H. Deprierre, 18 Grand Quai & Rue Ceard (a cole du Cafe de la Couronne. Payment details of a purchase in pencil on reverse. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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13 Anonymous Memorials of Moderate Cost by Presbrey-Leland $35 - $500 on Exhibit at the Woodlawn Branch of Presbrey-Leland
Valhalla, NY Presbrey-Leland Studios 1937 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
16 pages; This book illustrates typical monuments and markers in New York's outstanding exhibit of moderate priced memorials. Fourteen of the sixteen pages have photographs of memorial stones, head stones, grave stones, benchs and sculptures in various price ranges from $50 on up to $450 and a group of larger monuments for which quotes can be obtained. Contents are printed on coated paper (glossy stock). Clean and secure in original printed gray wrappers with elaborate "P / L" emblem embossed in blind on front wrapper. The Presbrey-Leland Company "Designers and Workers in Stone" was formed by the merger of The Presbrey-Coykendall Company and the W.W. Leland Studios around 1920 . Mr. William Henry Deacy, architect in charge of Leland Studio, was appointed Director of Design with a large staff of creative artists and architectural draftsmen. The company's goal was "the awakening of a national interest in the Cemetery Beautiful" arising from the unselfish spirit and cooperation of the Artist-Craftsman and the Cemetery Official. In Barre, Vermont, Presbrey-Leland operated the largest retail granite working plant and at their Studio in New York City they execute the magnificent designs of the creative department. They have long been one of America's leading designers and workers in stone. 
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OUR HOUSEHOLD INVENTORY, Anonymous
14 Anonymous OUR HOUSEHOLD INVENTORY
Nationwide Insurance 1964 Pamphlet Fine Thin 8vo 8" to 9" tall 
12 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial self wrappers. A booklet issued by Nationwide in which to record an inventory of one's household goods for insurance purposes. Arranged room by room with helpful categories such as "Table," "Coffee Service," "Bath Towels," etc. Front wrapper is orange with image of a man in a white shirt and striped tie and a woman with a bouffant hair-do, pearls and a striped dress holding a silver coffee pot. 
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15 Anonymous RECIPES CARE USE WESTINGHOUSE REFRIGERATORS
Mansfield Westinghouse Electric Corporation 1950 Pamphlet Very Good 
48 pages; Model SC-84 and Serial Number L133678 Recipes and tips for using the wonderful new Westinghouse refrigerator. Stain at lower left corner (only affects wrappers not content). Great pictures of refrigerators and related items; most of the recipes are for cold items as one would expect -- salads, sherberts, cream pies, etc! ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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Salad and Snacks with Miracle Whip Salad Dressing and Kraft Kitchen-Fresh Mayonnaise, Anonymous
16 Anonymous Salad and Snacks with Miracle Whip Salad Dressing and Kraft Kitchen-Fresh Mayonnaise
Kraft Company 1940 Paperback Very Good 32mo 4" - 5" tall 
12 pages; Folded pamphlet single leaf with six panels on each side. Eleven recipes including Spring Medley Salad; Crabmeat Rolls; Harvest Salads, Sun Glow Salad; Chicken Specials; Shrimp Salad; 10 minute Hollandaise Sauce, Salmon Salad Mold; Salmon French Toast Sandwich; Pineapple Salad Bowls; and Potato Salad. Date is approximate 
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The Story of 3 Minute Oat Flakes Fireless Cooked at the Mill, Anonymous
17 Anonymous The Story of 3 Minute Oat Flakes Fireless Cooked at the Mill
3 Minute Oat Flakes 1930 Paperback Very Good- 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
10 pages; Contents clean in original color pictorial wrappers, wrappers splitting at spine, but holding. Illustrations featuring cartoon oat flake characters. 
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The World is at your Door, Anonymous
18 Anonymous The World is at your Door
Kansas City TWA - Trans World Airline 1946 Paperback Very Good Narrow 8vo 
A quadri-fold broadsheet, richly illustrated and printed in tones of red, tan, blue and black. Dated on the TWA copyright slug in the margin: "March, 1946." This handsomely designed sheet was issued to promote TWA's stunning proposal to offer a round-the-world air service. The routes already approved by the Civil Aeronautics Board are in depicted in bold red lines; the proposed routes to complete the circumnavigation service were added in dotted lines. After breaking Pan American World Airways' legal designation as the United States' sole international carrier, TWA began trans-Atlantic service in 1946 using DC-4s and the elegant new Lockheed Constellation (shown on the cover of this brochure); soon the firm's name was changed to The Trans World Airline. (Previously, the old TWA stood for "Transcontinental & Western Air" - a product of the first of the firm's many mergers. The more familiar name: "Trans World Airlines" with the final "s" dates from 1950). TWA flights reached Cairo in 1946, Bombay would follow in January 1947, Ceylon in February 1953, and Manila in January 1958... It was not until 1969 that TWA opened the trans-Pacific link to complete its round the world network which was forcast in this splendid brochure from 23 years earlier. Sadly, the round-the-world service from TWA lasted only until 1975. Very good condition, with a tiny pencil note adding two figures suggesting a trip of over 13,000 miles. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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19 Apothecary, E. S. Leadbeater & Bro. Drug Store of Washington and Lee, Alexandria, VA. [ Leadbeater's Apothecary ]
Baltimore Photo Card Printing 1920 Ephemera Very Good+ 
Postcard; 1 pages; Subject:Interior of E. S. Leadbeater & Bro. Apothecary - Alexandria, Virginia with two gentlemen standing behind the counters on either side in front of shelves filled with bottles [Prohibition?]. Type: Real Photo Post Card (RPPC) Location: Alexandria, Virginia U.S.A. Era: Divided back, standard size,White Border (c. 1915-1930) Printed by: Photo Card Studios, 108 North Greene Street Baltimore, Md. Condition: Unposted, quite nice condition. Edward Stabler started the business in 1792. Stabler sold to a variety of city and country residents from Martha Washington to Robert E. Lee, the local doctor to the local farmer. His son William took over in 1831. John Leadbeater was William Stabler's brother-in-law, and he took over the business in 1852. here is a legend that Robert E. Lee was in the store when he received the orders to put down John Brown's raid in 1859. His son Edward S. Leadbeater took over in 1860. The Union-supporting family nearly lost their enterprise to the Confederates, but Alexandria was quickly occupied by Union troops, especially after the First Battle of Manassas. In 1852 when Leadbeater purchased the business from Stabler's widow, he changed the name from William Stabler Co. to John Leadbeater Co. E. S. Leadbeater & Bro. Apothecary also known as E.S. Leadbeater & Co. prior to 1869 and E.S. Leadbeater & Sons after 1892 until 1933.Unfortunately, the Great Depression put the Leadbeater Drug Co., then one of the oldest pharmacies in the United States, out of business. However historic minded citizens purchased the property at the foreclosure auction. The establishement was reopened as the Stabler Leadbeater Apothecary Museum in 1939. After renovations were carried out from 2004 - 2006, it was reopened and donated to the City of Alexandria. 
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Handy Home Hints Calendar for 1948 1948 Happy New Year Greetings, Bank of Bethesda
20 Bank of Bethesda Handy Home Hints Calendar for 1948 1948 Happy New Year Greetings
Bethesda Bank of Bethesda / Osborne Company 1948 First Edition Calendar Very Good 8vo 
32 pages; This charming mid-century calendar measures approx. 9" wide by 7" tall (double height when open to hang). Quite clean and nice. Cover colour photographic illustration titled "Where the Sun goes Out to Sea" depicting the sun low on the horizon with brightly coloured clouds silohuettes of mountains and trees and the long gold reflection of the sun on the sea. The reverse of each month's calendar contains helpful hints for home-makers from Plastering Hints and Photography Hints to Tool Sharpening Hints. The calendar pages are printed in blue and red with small background illustrations for holidays and other markable dates. Printed by Osborne Company in Clifton, NJ for distribution by Maryland's Bank of Bethesda, "Bethesda's Oldest Bank." A charming bit of American ephemera. 
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