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The Lighting of Schools; A Guide to Good Practice (Includes Two Additional Items)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Holophane Company Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 21044

Condition: Good-plus


A very scarce and interesting bit of ephemera. The main booklet (No. 344-A) is oversized at 8-1/2"x11". It is very clean and tightly bound. Only defect is faint dampstain and some mild crinkling to very bottom edge of pages, affecting a height of less than half an inch. Illustrated nicely with drawings and several black and white photographs with text -- 24 pages. Also laid in is a leaflet, also produced by Holophane entitled "Computation of Proper Wire Size Based On Delivering Rated Voltage to the Lamps Instead of Safe Current Capacity of Wires." Also includes a color page la... View more info

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The Centennial Book; Official Program of the Ceremonies and Pageant in Celebration of the Centennial of Fountain County at Covington, Indiana

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Covington, Indiana, Daughters of the American Revolution: 1926

Seller ID: 22055AT

Condition: Very Good


Very nice program with only a few small faults, being a tiny loss of paper to tail of spine. a small chip to top front corner next to spine and a minor bit of soiling to very edge at bottom of title and frontis pages. Measures 8"x10-1/2" and is handsomely illustrated throughout with photographs and maps. Much history, as well as the program of events and the script of the pageant staged in honor of the festivities. Unpaginated. View more info

Image for Boilers for Steam Heating Underfeed and Topfeed  Manufactured By the  Peck-Williams Foundry Company

Boilers for Steam Heating Underfeed and Topfeed Manufactured By the Peck-Williams Foundry Company

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Peck-Williams Foundry Company:

Seller ID: 24009

Condition: Very Good


No date on this attractive illustrated catalog, but research shows it's betweem 1900 when the foundry opened its doors and 1911 when it merged with five other heating supply companies. The catalog is clean as a whistle inside and out with 28 illustrated pages. Picures are large and the products displayed optimally and accompanied by detailed text. View more info

The Standard Oil Company Automobile Road Map Ohio 1929

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Standard Oil Company: 1929

Seller ID: 24043

Condition: Near Fine


It's unusual to find such a crisp cleap road map of this vintage, but this one is nearly perfect, save a small spot of wear to upper left corner when completely folded. Printed in red and blue on white with drawing at face depicting an automobile of the day cruising through bucolic Ohio farm land. Measures 4"x7-3/4" closed, but open to size of current standard roaad maps. Printed on both sides. View more info

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Summer Campaign 1894 Ohio Anti-Saloon League Brochure

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Anti-Saloon League. Temperance. Prohibition Ephemera: 1894

Seller ID: 24046

Condition: Very Good


We are offering a brochure printed on both sides of a single sheet to make four pages. It was done by the Ohio Anti-Saloon League which was founded only a year prior to this in1893 in Oberlin, Ohio. The brochure advertises the Summer Campaign of 1894 featuring the Anti-Saloon Agitators, Rev. Howard J. Rusell, State Superintendent, and "those Merry Men of Song, the Aeolian Quartet of Delaware College consisting of E.A. Upham second tenor; J.B. Rogers, 1st tenor; O.O. Keoppel 2nd bass and E.W. Griffiths, firstbBass. Photos of all four on front page (quite handsome fellows!) along with a the... View more info

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Northwestern Versus Notre Dame 1948 Football Program

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Notre Dame University: 1948

Seller ID: 24161

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful condition and a fun collectible no matter which side's your favorite (well, maybe!) The game was held at Notre Dame Stadium November 13, 1948. The program measures 8"x11-1/2" and has 84 pages. It's interesting that the leading advertiser is Chesterfield cigarettes. Not only do they command the back cover, but also paid for a two-page color spread inside. Studebaker and Coca-Cola likewise sprang for color advertising. Pictures of the campus, staff, and Notre Dame players abound, as do photos of the Northwestern team. I did a little research and it seems that the Fighting Iris... View more info

Official Program Notre Dame Vs. Northwestern November 13, 1948

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: South Bend, Indiana, University of Notre Dame: 1948

Seller ID: 24154

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp, clean vintage football program with bright autumnal cover. Measures 8"x10-1/2" and is without defect other than a tiny bit of wear to lower spine. 1948 was a great year for the Fighting Irish. They ended the season unbeaten along with the Michigan Wolverines. Program has 64 pages and two full page color ads -- Camel cigarettes on back cover and Studebacker at inside back. View more info

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Official Lawrenceville School Program of the Gilman-Lawrenceville Football Game October 31, 1925

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Lawrenceville School: 1925

Seller ID: 24179

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean football program for a game held October 21, 1925 at Lawrenceville. Measures 7"x10-1/4". Light ring stain to front cover only real defect of note. Colorful cover art and wonderful photographs throughout including players from both teams and the Lawrenceville campus. Team rosters show where both schools' graduates were headed after graduation -- most were to Princeton and Yale. Great local ads too. Other items from Lawrenceville School available. View more info

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Cuyahoga Falls The Home of Your Family

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce: 1929

Seller ID: 24207

Condition: Very Good


Very attractive, colorful cover art and relative rarity make this piece of 1929 ephemera a stand-out. The booklet was published by the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce in hopes of attracting new residents to the community located north of Akron. It's very clean and tightly bound with no glaring faults and measures 6"x9". Pages are printed on coated paper and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 27 pages cover all aspects of the town and why its real estate, amenities and low taxes made it a prime choice. View more info

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Meet the Town Saranac Lake N.Y (Map & Town Newsletter Laid-in 1937-38)_

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saranac Lake, New York, Sheridan Advtg. Service: 1937

Seller ID: 24233

Condition: Very Good


Very nice small tourist guide measuring 4-1/2"x6". Very clean inside and out with text printed on coated paper. Wonderful lcoal advertising and black and white photos, plus a run-down of what to see and do in this Adirondacks vacation town. A larger map is laid-in, though does show a route drawn by previous visitor. Also lai-in is a newsletter headed "Saranac Lakes, N.Y. in the Adirondacks Invites You" followed by a two page spead of info on winter and summer sports, plus hunting, fishing and trapping. Back cover shows article on the Eskimo Dog offered by the New York Sled Dog ... View more info

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The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association Volume XV Number 3 ( In Orginal Envelope with 2 inserts)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, Early American Industries Association: 1962

Seller ID: 24235

Condition: Very Good in Good Envelop[e


Original mailing envelope shows a few edgtears, but contains a vey nice clean newsletter measuring 8-1/2"x11". Publication is clean and without defect, as are the two inserts, one offering various antiques for sale by Miner J. Cooper Antiques of Windsor, New York and the other a piece with information and one picture about the Union Fork and Hoe Company's "Office-Museum." Main booklet includes photos and info on Marietta, Ohio where group was to hold fall meeting; an excellent illustrated article on old flat irons for laundry; and one on fruit baskets. 11 pages on coated paper... View more info

Image for The Philadelphia Antiques Show 1986 Twenty-fifth Anniversary

The Philadelphia Antiques Show 1986 Twenty-fifth Anniversary

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Hospital Antiques Show: 1986

Seller ID: 24237

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful clean program from an annual event, but this time spiffed up for the 25th anniversary. Cover is a red suede with silver printing and a silver piece of antique furniture on the face. Contents are filled with the usual gorgeous photos of antiques and ads placed by dealers and ancillary companies. This issue focuses of the annual loan exhibition which was a retrosepective featuing items from past exhibits come together in a new show.Gorgeous photos. View more info

The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association Volume XV Numer 3 ( In Orginal Envelope with 2 inserts)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia, Early American Industries Association: 1962

Seller ID: 24295

Condition: Very Good in Good Envelop[e


Original mailing envelope shows a few edgtears, but contains a vey nice clean newsletter measuring 8-1/2"x11". Publication is clean and without defect, as are the two inserts, one offering various antiques for sale by Miner J. Cooper Antiques of Windsor, New York and the other a piece with information and one picture about the Union Fork and Hoe Company's "Office-Museum." Main booklet includes photos and info on Marietta, Ohio where group was to hold fall meeting; an excellent illustrated article on old flat irons for laundry; and one on fruit baskets. 11 pages on coated paper... View more info

Image for Walt Whitman Here and Now April 25-26, 1980; a Conference in Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Publication of Leaves of Grass  (Extra Material Laid-in )

Walt Whitman Here and Now April 25-26, 1980; a Conference in Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Publication of Leaves of Grass (Extra Material Laid-in )

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hofstra University: 1980

Seller ID: 24356

Condition: Very Good


With the exception of one small circular stain to front cover outside the margine of the cover image a very tiny one at back and a very small tear to upper front edge, program is very clean and nice with no folds. Inside is laid a very large folded advance publicity piece containing an unused registration form. But the best part is a 47 page transcript of one of the talks given at the conference addressing Whitman's world view. Al,l pieces found together. View more info

Postcard Views of Toronto, Ontario Canada 19 Cards White Border Jack H. Bain

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Jack H. Bain:

Seller ID: 24351UH

Condition: Fine


The Jack H. Bain Company was a popular purrveyor of Canadian scenic postcards, generally printed on linen, but done here with a smooth surface and white border. All are postally unused and showing no writing of any kind. Crisp with sharp corners and pristine on both sides. Divided backs on all. Each has a number next to caption and these are as follows: 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27. Views include: Toronto waterfront and skyline; Casa Loma, Bay Street looking north, Pike Memorial at Fort York, the lagoon at Centre Island, Osgoode Hall, University of T... View more info

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Mexico By Motor

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: American Autombile Association: 1950

Seller ID: 24402

Condition: Very Good


Great graphic cover art and a whopping 192 pages of information and vintage advertising makes this a worthy addition to the travel ephemera collection. More than a brochure -- pactically a book. Measures 4-1/2"x9-1/4" and is illustrated amply with maps and black and white photographs. Very clean and well kept with just a a little cluster of small spots to back cover, View more info

Image for 1932 AAA Map of the Northeast States in  Original Folder

1932 AAA Map of the Northeast States in Original Folder

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Automobile Association: 1932

Seller ID: 24403

Condition: Near Fine in Good Folder


Very clean folding map of the northeastern states (USA) rendered in an attractive black and white. No tears tofolds and paper is very crisp. Retains original folder which is very much intact, but has faded at edges and shows wear and small tears along outer left edge. Overall quite nice though. Map is qyuite large, but is accordion folded. Accroding to the instructions o use you need only turn the folds as you would the leaves of a book. View more info

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Orders and Medals of USSR

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti: 1990

Seller ID: 24482

Condition: Very Good


Very nice booklet (38 pages, though unpaginated) with numerous color photos throughout and a plentiful text. Measures 6-3/4"x9" and has no names or wriitng. View more info

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Allis-Chalmers Annual Review 1944

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisoncon, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company: 1944

Seller ID: 24565

Condition: Very Good


Wonderful wartime report from Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing covering all aspects of the business including power generation; power distribution; precessing items such as metals, coal, rock products, cement, forest products, pretroleum, rubber, chemicals, food, and solvent oil; industrial; construction and agriculture; and transportation. The book is oversized at 8-1/2"x11". Minor stubborn soil to spine and a few wrinkles there, likely endemic to the publishing process, but otherwise clean and tightly bound. There is also a letter laid-in to accompany it.The book does have text, but it's... View more info

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The NAACP Ohio State Conference Convention 1974 Akron, Ohio Program (Charles Rangel cover)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NAACP: 1974

Seller ID: 21034A

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean, tightly bound program -- tan cover with sepia photograph of then Congressman Charles Rangel on cover. Published for Ohio state NAACP conference at the Cascade Holiday Inn in Akron, Ohio October 4-6,1974 at which Rangel was welcomed. Local advertising, plus transcript of speech given by William McMillan, then president of the Akron NAACP. Also much information on discrimination in city jobs in Akron and resolutions concerning both that and schools. Measures 8-1/2"x11" qnd is marred only by one brown spot inear spie at front and another at back. View more info