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Image for USS AJAX (AR-6) Decommissioning Memories 1943-1986, December 31, 1986, Naval Station, San Diego, CA. (decommissioning program)

USS AJAX (AR-6) Decommissioning Memories 1943-1986, December 31, 1986, Naval Station, San Diego, CA. (decommissioning program)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Naval Station San Diego: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27043


B&W Photographs; (Program booklet for the Decommissioning of the USS AJAX). This is an oversized pamphlet with cardstock covers. The book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition. The booklet and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The cover has noticeable toning, a bit of light edge wear and several patches of biopredation along with some light spots of foxing and ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "USS AJAX(AR-6), a naval tender ho... View more info

Image for Step with the Fun! Dance with the Exciting Gene Riddle Trio featuring Merrill Hoover (Piano) Andre Garand (Bass)

Step with the Fun! Dance with the Exciting Gene Riddle Trio featuring Merrill Hoover (Piano) Andre Garand (Bass)

By: (Advertising Ephemera) David's Shalom Supper Club

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, David's Shalom Supper Club: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27266


B&W Illustrations; Advertising Ephemera for David's Shalom Supper Club 436 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA. Featuring the Gene Riddle Trio a Jazz group which included Gene Riddle on the Drums, Merrill Hoover on Piano and Andre Garand on Bass. The trio were fairly well known in the San Francisco Bay area -- though better known singly than as this trio. All three members specialized in Jazz and worked with a number of prominent Jazz musicians in the area as back-up or acc... View more info

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Seven Towers on Seven Hilltops

By: (Ephemera) (Telephony) Bell Telephone (American Telephone & Telegraph Co. And Associated Companies

Price: $15.00

Publisher: No Place, Bell Telephone: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27790


B&W Photographs; This is a tri-fold brochure put out by the Bell Telephone Company describing their newest technology for radio relay systems. This brochure is in Near Fine condition. There is some beginning rubbing and a couple of light spots of rubbing to the edges and rear cover. The text portions of the tri-fold are in clean, bright condition. Describing the new "Microwave Radio Relay System" which top several hills between New York and Boston, this brochur... View more info

Image for [fabric Concert Banner], [train], [steel], [limbeck}

[fabric Concert Banner], [train], [steel], [limbeck}

By: (Ephemera) , [Music], [Popular Music]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tempe, AZ, NA: 2005

Seller ID: A34833


Color Illustrations; Ephemera: This is a small Banner / concert poster for the Indie Rock / Punk Rock Group The Format. This item is in Near Fine condition. This is a concert banner (17" x 11.5") consisting of paint on canvas -- likely silk screened -- for two 2005 dates (May 8 & 9) in Tempe, AZ. The Format appears to be the headline group, but also includes the groups Steel, Train, Tickertape Parade, Limbeck, and, Let Go. This rather unique item is not signed by... View more info

Image for Rod's Steak House (Williams Arizona - Gateway to the Grand Canyon)

Rod's Steak House (Williams Arizona - Gateway to the Grand Canyon)

By: (Ephemera) uncredited shaped menu

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Williams, AZ, Rod's Steak House: 1960

Seller ID: 27348


(Advertising ephemera) an uncredited beef shaped menu from Rod's Steak House in Williams Arizona. Rod's Steak House was opened in 1946 and is on historic Route 66 - on the way to the Grand Canyon. Here's a bit about the history of Rod's from their website: " 'Rod,' or Rodney Graves, was born in Spruce Head, Maine in 1904. When Rod was eleven, he moved to California with his family. Later on he attended Stanford University. During the hardships of the twenti... View more info

Image for World War II Army Letter Describing The Battle Of The Philippine Sea

World War II Army Letter Describing The Battle Of The Philippine Sea

By: (Ephemera) [World War Ii] [Pacific Theatre]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philippines, Self Published: 1944

Seller ID: A36234


Six page letter dated 11-19-44: Philippines (six leaves, handwritten on the rectos only). The pages are noticeably toned and there are several edge nicks and tears. The letter is written on official United States Army letterhead. There are official censor punches to the top left corner of each page. The author was a combatant in the Battle of the Philippine Sea -- more colloquially known as The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot. The author gives a very light hearted, but consi... View more info

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The Story of Blood

By: American National Red Cross

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., American National Red Cross: 1949

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: 30875


Color Illustrations; This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The pamphlet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light edge wear and there are two spots of rubbing to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Since the days of antiquity mention of blood has always made a deep impression on people. The Jewish historian Josephus mentions blood repeatedly, and the Scriptures ... View more info

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Cornerstones of California

By: Bank of America

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Bank of America: 0

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30877


B&W Illustrations; c1942. This is a small format pamphlet with thin printed paper covers and a stapled binding. The pamphlet is in Very Good- condition. There is a tear to the bottom spine of the pamphlet and the covers have some ground-in dirt and light toning. The text pages are clean and bright. This is another Bank of America advertisement with interesting historical information about California. In this case, the pamphlet describes the 58 different woodstocks use... View more info

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Masterpiece Color-Etch Prints

By: Barrymore, Lionel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Eastmont Mall Regional Shopping Center: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28636


Etching; This is a set of four color-etch prints by Lionel Barrymore, housed in a fold-over cardstock sleeve which opens to show two prints. Enclosed are four prints (Shoreside Farm, Little Boatyard, Venice, Quiet Waters, and, Harbor Shelter. Each of the prints are approximately 6" x 8" and are mounted on matting to make them 8" x10". The prints are in fine condition and the sleeve is in Fine condition. Both are enclosed in a mailing envelope that is in ... View more info

Image for Rose Haven Camp Tenafly, New Jersey (For Thirty Girls from Five to Fourteen Years)

Rose Haven Camp Tenafly, New Jersey (For Thirty Girls from Five to Fourteen Years)

By: Birchard, Miss Mary J. and Miss Ruth J. Vanstrum (Rose Haven Camp)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tenafly, NJ, Rose Haven Camp: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35595


B&W Photographs; C1920's. This is a small pamphlet with cardstock covers, a stapled binding and an additional string binding decoration. This is an advertising brochure for the Rose Haven Camp, a luxury camp for girls between the ages of five and fourteen. Following in the footsteps of the fresh air movement, this camp catered to girls from the New York / New York City area of an upper class background. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition. There is some light rubbing... View more info

Image for Story Of The Titanic Cards (24 Cards)

Story Of The Titanic Cards (24 Cards)

By: Braynard, Frank O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1988

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33810


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The interior is a series of unused postcards. The postcards are unused and untorn. "RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning hours of 15 April 1912, after it collided with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to... View more info

Image for God's News ... Behind the News: The art of Wrestling (#811)

God's News ... Behind the News: The art of Wrestling (#811)

By: Brubaker, Ray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Petersburg, FL, Ray Brubaker: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31738


B&W Illustrations; Religious tract. This is a single sheet, folded once vertically and printed on all rectos and versos. The item is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The item relates the the "Fight of the Century" between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier to religion and Christians wresting against Satan. View more info

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The Bride's Own Book

By: C. R. Gibson & Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, C. R. Gibson Company: 0

Seller ID: 30927


Color Illustrations; This is a bridal remembrance book from the C. R. Gibson Company. The book is undated, but the bridal information is dated Oct. 20th, 1934. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and has a Good only glassine wrapper. This book was a gift from the Rev. and Mrs. M. Grigsby to Irma Seeber. Most of the pages are still blank, however, the marriage certification page and two very filled guest pages are filled. Laid in are two congratulatory tele... View more info

Image for A Year Of Flowers Japanese Flower Arrangement Engagement Calendar 1957

A Year Of Flowers Japanese Flower Arrangement Engagement Calendar 1957

By: Carr, Rachel E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32986


This is a small trade edition sized book with a spiral binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean, bright condition. There is a beginning tear to the bottom punch on the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. This is a calendar which features Japanese flower arrangements as the photos. The calendar is completely unfilled. View more info

Image for All-American Soap Box Derby 1940 Official Rule Book

All-American Soap Box Derby 1940 Official Rule Book

By: Chevrolet Motor Division

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Chevrolet Motor Division: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36486


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong booklet with illustrated paper covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The corners of the book covers have some beginning rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Soap Box Derby is a youth soapbox car racing program which has been run in the United States since 1934. World Championship finals are held each July at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio. Cars competing ... View more info

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The Evers Opinion

By: Darrell Kenyatta Evers and National Putnam Letters Committee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Putnam Letters Committee: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27732


This is a staplebound pamphlet with heavy cardstock covers. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The pamphlet and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The covers have some bumping, rubbing, edge wear and one small tear to the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. "In 1954, the Supreme Court of the United States reversed its own prior doctrine to hold that thenceforth separate but equal public school s... View more info

Image for Enlist Your Dogs And Dollars Now!  Promotional Flier, Likely for Newspaper Insert

Enlist Your Dogs And Dollars Now! Promotional Flier, Likely for Newspaper Insert

By: Dogs For Defense

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, N. Y. Herald-Tribune: 1942

Seller ID: A36455


B&W Illustrations; c1942. This is a one sheet printed promotional flier / insert published by the N. Y. Herald-Tribune and sent out to Newspapers around the US. Sometime during World War II. Printed on the recto only, this flier mobilizes owners to give dogs, or cash to the Dogs for Defence group (with the backing of the AKA, but not of the AKA). the sheet is in Very Good+ condition, but does have one line underlined (looks to be post printing) and one dog type crossed o... View more info

Image for Indian Symbols and Their Meaning As Used on Our Guaranteed Sterling Silver and Genuine Turquoise Indian Made Jewelry

Indian Symbols and Their Meaning As Used on Our Guaranteed Sterling Silver and Genuine Turquoise Indian Made Jewelry

By: Ephemera

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 0

Seller ID: 31144


B&W Illustrations; c1950. This is a small one page folded brochure with the name of a purveyor of sterling silver and turquoise (Kenmark Jewelers - Denver, CO). The brochure is in Very Good+ condition. There is some ground-in dirt to the front cover. The inner page shows different symbols that are used by the native silversmiths of the Southwest. "Turquoise has long occupied a prominent place in the mythology and folklore of the Indians of the Southwest, not alone... View more info

Image for Ink stamp company flier featuring stamps illustrated by Ralph Steadman and M. K. Brown

Ink stamp company flier featuring stamps illustrated by Ralph Steadman and M. K. Brown

By: Ephemera

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Forest Knolls, CA, All Night Media: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31728


B&W Illustrations; This is an ephemeral flier (brochure) made up of one sheet of paper, printed on both rectos and versos then folded twice (vertically and horizontally to make up a mailable item. Compiled by the All Night Media, Inc. company of Forest Knolls, CA. One whole page of the brochure is dedicated to the ink stamp images created by Ralph Steadman, and illustrator (and wife of B. Kliban), M. K. Brown. The company, All Night Media, run by Bob (Robert) and Mari... View more info

Image for Queen Mary & Spruce Goose Bigger Than Life

Queen Mary & Spruce Goose Bigger Than Life

By: Ephemera

Price: $10.00

Publisher: California, Queen Mary / Long Beach Pier: N.D.

Seller ID: A34263


Color Illustrations; C1980. This is a pamphlet made up of one sheet of paper folded 4 times vertically. The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is one horizontal crease through the center of the pamphlet. "In 1980, the Hercules was acquired by the Aero Club of Southern California, which put the aircraft on display in a large dome adjacent to the Queen Mary exhibit in Long Beach, California. In 1988, The Walt Disney Company ... View more info