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Image for Premium List Rochester Fair and Exhibition, Rochester, New York, September 3rd to 8th, 1923

Premium List Rochester Fair and Exhibition, Rochester, New York, September 3rd to 8th, 1923

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester Exposition Association: 1923

Seller ID: 1889863

Condition: Very Good


Sticker removal mark on front corner, lightly rubbed & soiled, faint stain on top corner of last few pages. 1923 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. Original wrappers. Rochester advertisements throughout (most notably a rather blunt two-page centerfold ad for a 'Travel and Pedestrian Accident Policy' enumerating coverage amounts 'if killed while riding or driving'; for 'loss of both hands - both feet - both eyes'; etc.). Includes photograph of Monroe County Farm Bureau exhibit. Lists of fair exhibition categories and prizes awarded for first and second place. View more info

Image for Menu, Hotel Lexington, New York City, Wednesday, December 22, 1948.

Menu, Hotel Lexington, New York City, Wednesday, December 22, 1948.

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hotel Lexington, New York City: 1948

Seller ID: 2083656

Condition: Near Fine


Faintly toned, folded slightly askew such that fore-edge corners do not line up, but this appears to be an error of the printer (or the folder, if this was done manually). 1948 Single Sheet. Single sheet, folded once. 11 1/4 x 8 5/8. Labeled 'Hawaiian Room' across middle fold. A wide assortment of offerings, including whole lobster, Romanoff caviar, Lynhaven Oysters Rockefeller, etc., with nothing exceeding $4.50. There appear to be a number of variants of the 1948 menu, likely a function of them being printed daily. This example bears an etched illustration on the front wrapper dated 1939 and... View more info

Image for Loblaws Super Market Coloring Contest: Win 10 Big Prizes in this store! Plus Grand National Prize $5,000.00 Savings Bond or a 4-Year College Scholarship! Just Color the Pictures in This Book to Win!

Loblaws Super Market Coloring Contest: Win 10 Big Prizes in this store! Plus Grand National Prize $5,000.00 Savings Bond or a 4-Year College Scholarship! Just Color the Pictures in This Book to Win!

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Milart Associates: 1954

Seller ID: 2262500

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1954 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. Food advertisements in coloring book format. Loblaws Super Market Coloring Contest: Win 10 Big Prizes in this store! Plus Grand National Prize $5,000.00 Savings Bond or a 4-Year College Scholarship! Just Color the Pictures in This Book to Win! View more info

Image for Catalog 25-A: Type Faces, Border Designs, Typecast Ornaments, Brass Rule: Selective Specimens of Preferred Materials for Modern Typography, Superior Specialties for Printers

Catalog 25-A: Type Faces, Border Designs, Typecast Ornaments, Brass Rule: Selective Specimens of Preferred Materials for Modern Typography, Superior Specialties for Printers

By: Barnhart Brothers & Spindler, Type Founders, Manufacturers and Merchants to Printers

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Barnhart Brothers & Spindler, Type Founders, Manufacturers and Merchants to Printers: 1925

Seller ID: 2275802

Condition: Good


Binding weakening, a few gatherings beginning to loosen. 1925 Hard Cover. 528, [4], 7, [1] pp. Numerous examples of fonts and designs throughout. View more info

Image for Julia Harrington, Winnebago, Iowa, 1913

Julia Harrington, Winnebago, Iowa, 1913

By: Bissell, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2075175

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1969 Large Hardcover. 84 pp. A memoir of a young girl's childhood in Iowa, illustrated with reproductions of numerous early 20th century advertisements in both color and black & white. View more info

Image for Ford: The Universal Car - 1920-1921

Ford: The Universal Car - 1920-1921

By: Ford Motor Company

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ford Motor Company, Detroit: 1921

Seller ID: 2098820

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1921 Stapled Binding. 24 pp. Stapled binding. A pamphlet with full-page images of 5 models of Ford (touring car, runabout, sedan, coupe, one ton truck), Ford chassis, motor, comfort features, design, and worm drive construction. Also includes a profile of Henry Ford, facts about Ford cars, specifications of models, commentary on quality and pricing, and images of the various assembly and branch plants with locations and production numbers. At this point Ford was a household name due to its introduction of the Model T in 1908, and the invention of the assembly line in 1913. The ... View more info

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Malt Marrow Cook Book: Recipes of Quality [Cookbook]

By: McAvoy Brewing Company

Price: $115.00

Publisher: McAvoy Brewing Company / Felix Mendelsohn: 1912

Seller ID: 2055182

Condition: Good


Boards lightly rubbed, front hinge loose but stapled binding holding strongly. 1912 Hard Cover. 16mo. Cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. A collection of recipes utilizing McAvoy Brewing Company's 'Malt Marrow' and 'Alma Mater'. Malt marrow was an alcohol-based children's medicine marketed by McAvoy both before and during the prohibition era. Using these sorts of clever ploys, the brewery was able to get away with such things as this book's cover, which shows a boy probably six years of age pouring a foamy glass of beer from gargantuan bottle, while his dog dutifully holds his equa... View more info

Image for Hood's Sarsaparilla Calendar 1905

Hood's Sarsaparilla Calendar 1905

By: McCrellis, H.D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: H.D. McCrellis: 1905

Seller ID: 2266081

Condition: Very Good


1905 Soft Cover. A calendar featuring a booklet of remedies for common ailments, along with weather forecasts and endorsements of the health benefits of Hood's sarsaparilla and other products. View more info

Image for A Stereoscopic Presentation of Packard Superiorities

A Stereoscopic Presentation of Packard Superiorities

By: Packard Motor Car Company

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Packard Motor Car Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2263375

Condition: Very Good


'Macyscope' glasses manufactured 'for viewing sculptural printing (MacyArt pictures)' laid in. Spine a bit rubbed. 1925 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Oblong, 6 x 9. Colorfully decorated stapled binding. A promotional piece with six stereoscopic images featuring Packard vehicles, and details about the eight-in-line motor, shock absorbing system, lubrication system, safety features, and ease of maintenance. Inside the rear wrapper is a price list for ten models. View more info

Image for The Paul Revere Album, Containing a Complete Description of Goss' 'Life of Col. Paul Revere,' and More Than Twenty Engravings with Descriptions of Incidents in the Life of the Hero of the 'Midnight Ride,' April 18, 1775.

The Paul Revere Album, Containing a Complete Description of Goss' 'Life of Col. Paul Revere,' and More Than Twenty Engravings with Descriptions of Incidents in the Life of the Hero of the 'Midnight Ride,' April 18, 1775.

By: Spurr, Howard W.; Goss, Elbridge Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Howard W. Spurr Coffee Co. / G.J. Parkhill & Co., Printers: 1897

Seller ID: 2276557

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, hinges just beginning to weaken,. 1897 Hard Cover. 43, [1] pp. A promotional piece released by the Howard W. Spurr Coffee Company to promote their Spurr's Revere Standard Java Coffee, interleaving historical details about Revere's life and legacy with information about their coffee, as well as advertisements for Elbridge Henry Goss's two-volume biography of Paul Revere, which Howard Spurr partnered with the author to publish. View more info

Image for Taschen Winter 2009/10 Catalog: Rich Books for Poor Times

Taschen Winter 2009/10 Catalog: Rich Books for Poor Times

By: Taschen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2009

Seller ID: 2038701

Condition: Near Fine


Faint bump to top corner. 2009 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. A colorful catalog of offerings from Taschen, a publisher well-known for their high-quality, image-oriented printing, which often pushes the envelope of sexuality. Numerous book covers featured throughout, and profusely illustrated with photographs from within the titles offered, including a number of nudes. A particularly interesting catalog, given the reference in the title - this catalog was released shortly after the fallout from the 2008 economic crisis, an event which certainly had an effect on Taschen's bottom line. In calling... View more info

Image for 1879 Broadside Advertisement: 4th of July Festival. Including Martial Music, Singing, Poems, Speeches, Dinner, Fireworks, etc., on the Baptist Parsonage Lawn, Penfield, [New York] July 4th, 1879. Singing by Mr. G.W. Rockefeller and Glee Club. A Warm Dinner from 1 to 2 o'clock, 25 cts. Ice Cream, Lemonade and other refreshments will be furnished on the grounds. Fireworks in the Evening. [Independence Day]

1879 Broadside Advertisement: 4th of July Festival. Including Martial Music, Singing, Poems, Speeches, Dinner, Fireworks, etc., on the Baptist Parsonage Lawn, Penfield, [New York] July 4th, 1879. Singing by Mr. G.W. Rockefeller and Glee Club. A Warm Dinner from 1 to 2 o'clock, 25 cts. Ice Cream, Lemonade and other refreshments will be furnished on the grounds. Fireworks in the Evening. [Independence Day]

By: Town of Penfield, New York

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Fairport Herald Print.: 1879

Seller ID: 2173001

Condition: Near Fine


Three faint horizontal creases, one vertical crease, faint crease on bottom corner, toned. 1879 Broadside. 6 x 8 7/8. A broadside advertisement printed 85 years after the foundation of the town that has been known as Penfield, New York since 1810 (it was previously called Northfield, changed to Boyle in 1808, and was divided into several towns in 1810). The company that printed the ad, Fairport Herald, was a newspaper that was only 6 years old at the time (it used this name from 1873-1925). The broadside mentions ice cream was served, which is an interesting note given that ice cream was just ... View more info