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Alka-Seltzer Song Book

By: Alka-Seltzer

Price: $4.94

Publisher: Miles Laboratories: 1937

Seller ID: 41833

Condition: Very Good


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," View more info

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A SURE WINNER - STRAUSS BROTHERS Clothing Catalogue

By: Anonymous

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Strauss Brothers: 1908

Seller ID: 37047

Condition: 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. View more info

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MAISON DU CHALET SUISSE GENEVE POSTCARD

By: Anonymous

Price: $2.94

Publisher: H. Depierre: 1920

Seller ID: 37050

Condition: 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. View more info

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CALIFORNIA FOR THE SETTLER PRIMER

By: Anonymous

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Southern Pacific Railroad: 1904

Seller ID: 37061

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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HOW TO ENTERTAIN WITH CARDS Private Parties, Public Parties, Social Clubs

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Cincinnati, U.S. Playing Card Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37102

Condition: Very Good


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 rea... View more info

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The World is at your Door

By: Anonymous

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Kansas City, TWA - Trans World Airline: 1946

Seller ID: 37121

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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The Story of 3 Minute Oat Flakes Fireless Cooked at the Mill

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.94

Publisher: 3 Minute Oat Flakes: 1930

Seller ID: 39210

Condition: Very Good-


10 pages; Contents clean in original color pictorial wrappers, wrappers splitting at spine, but holding. Illustrations featuring cartoon oat flake characters. View more info

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Salad and Snacks with Miracle Whip Salad Dressing and Kraft Kitchen-Fresh Mayonnaise

By: Anonymous

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Kraft Company: 1940

Seller ID: 39218

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Cherrelyn Horse Car, Denver Colo.

By: Anonymous

Price: $4.94

Publisher: Denver, Barkalow Bros.: 1907

Seller ID: 39236

Condition: 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 ho... View more info

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Appetizing Recipes with the Wear-Ever Thick Sheet Fry Pan

By: Anonymous

Price: $4.94

Publisher: New Kensington, PA, Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39641

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

DAWA GEL

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.94

Publisher: Wander: 1949

Seller ID: 41112

Condition: 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. View more info

DIE GEMUTLICHSTEN STUDEN

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Franck Aroma: 1950

Seller ID: 41113

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

RECIPES CARE USE WESTINGHOUSE REFRIGERATORS

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.94

Publisher: Mansfield, Westinghouse Electric Corporation: 1950

Seller ID: 41127

Condition: 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 charac... View more info

Hotel Meurice, Paris - Wrought Iron Lift [Postcard]

By: Anonymous

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Paris, R. Richard & Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 42211

Condition: Very Good


1 pages; This vintage black & white postcard depicts the fabulous wrought iron elevator and operator in the luxurious Hotel Meurice in Paris. No date, but likely before 1935. Originally established in the early 19th century, the Hotel Meurice underwent a major interior renovation between 1905 and 1907 under the direction of the architect Henri Paul NĂ©not, winner of the Grand Prix de Rome. For interior decoration, the Louis XVI style prevailed in this revamping, and... View more info

Drug Store of Washington and Lee, Alexandria, VA. [ Leadbeater's Apothecary ]

By: Apothecary, E. S. Leadbeater & Bro.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Photo Card Printing: 1920

Seller ID: 41840

Condition: 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.... View more info

A Brief Guide to French Wines

By: B&G

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Barton & Guestier Wines: 1950s

Seller ID: 42194

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. This small brochure for B&G Wines has a reproduction of a Toulouse-Lautrec painting on the front panel and small text illustrations throughout. Date is approximate. View more info

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Handy Home Hints Calendar for 1948 1948 Happy New Year Greetings

By: Bank of Bethesda

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Bethesda, Bank of Bethesda / Osborne Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40262

Condition: Very Good


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 Plas... View more info

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Handy Home Hints Calendar for 1951

By: Bank of Bethesda ; Hy Hintermeister (illustrator)

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Bethesda, Bank of Bethesda / Osborne Company: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40261

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; This charming mid-century calendar measures approx. 9" wide by 7" tall (double height when open to hang). Quite clean and nice, with clear tape reinforcement inside top hinge. Cover colour illustration titled "The Call of the Sea" by Henry (Hy) Hintermeister (1897-1972) of a boy sitting on a dock with his dog with a steamship and a lighthouse in the background. The reverse of each month's calendar contains helpful hints for home-makers from... View more info

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First Editions - List 193 and List 193A

By: Barnes & Noble

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42090

Condition: Good


22 pages; This sixteen page catalogue along with the six page supplement lists collectible books offered for sale by Barnes & Noble in 1939; it was mimeographed on legal size paper, stapled at upper left corner and folded in the middle. There is one tear to the first sheet and general age toning and dust soiling. A fascinating survivor of an earlier era of book collecting. Though in our current age of ever-declining prices for run-of-the-mill First Editions, there are... View more info

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Programme for 1940 Meeting of the NY Browning Society at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel

By: Carson Combes, Mrs. Abbott ; et al.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, New York Browning Society: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42192

Condition: Very Good-


1 pages; A single page printed programme for the 1940 Meeting of the NY Browning Society, slightly toned at edges, faint horizontal crease at center (21 X 12 cm). Subject for March -- The Power of a Personal Devotion / Program Wednesday, March Thirteenth, 1940 "ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING DAY" Presentations by James Bliss. Howard Bennett, Mrs. H.H.A. Beach, Leonora Speyer, Wallace A. Sabin, etc. View more info