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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

Condition: Fine


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 an artist and could possibly be the work of an aspiring college student. The banner is clean and fresh, with no dirt or fing... View more info

Image for Two Carte De Visites From Nagasaki, Japan C1880's-1890's View of the "Temple of the Devils" and the "Bund of Ohuda"

Two Carte De Visites From Nagasaki, Japan C1880's-1890's View of the "Temple of the Devils" and the "Bund of Ohuda"

By: (Ephemera) [Carte De Visite] [Japan] [Photographs]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Nagasaki, Japan, No Publisher Listed.: 1880

Seller ID: A37876

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Two Carte de Visites from Nagasaki, Japan c1880-1890's. The first view is of the Bund of Oura - the waterfront where westerners were allowed, with Sampans in the water. The Second view is "Oni no Jere" The Temple of Devils on a hillside. Both cards are in Very Good+ condition, with some beginning tidemarking / foxing to the edges. "A series of encounters between the West and Japan in the 1850s ended Japan's isolationist trade policies. In particular, the treaty with Russia, signed on February 7, 1855 established Nagasaki as an open port and, further, granted extr... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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 considerably detailed (especially considering it had to pass the censors) description of his part of the battle, along with an ove... View more info

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Two Original Postcards From World War I Germany Featuring Balloons

By: (Ephemera) [World War I] [World War I Balloons] [Balloon Patrols][Ballonhalle Von Innen]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Germany, No Publisher Listed.: 0

Seller ID: A38389

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; Two World War I postcards (5.5" x 3.5") in Very Good- condition. Both postcards are not filled in (with the exception of four words inked on one of the postcards). The cards are labeled: Fesselballon vor dem Aufstieg, and, Ballonhalle von Innen. One postcard has a one and a half cent stamp. "World War I was the high point for the military use of observation balloons, which were extensively deployed by both sides. The British, despite their experience in late 1800s Africa, were behind developments and were still using spherical balloons. These were quickly replace... View more info

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Hammerhead Lodge Menu

By: Adak, Alaska (U. S. Navy) (Ephemera)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Adak, AK, Hammer Head Lodge: 0

Seller ID: A37467

Condition: Very Good+


This is a cardcover folder / menu with a decorated and stamped front cover. The interior contains two typed pages of menu items with prices under plastic holders. This menu is from circa 1955 at the Hammerhead Lodge which was the Naval Officer's mess on Adak Island, Alaska. "On 1 July 1950, the Air Force transferred Davis AFB to the United States Navy who established an anti-submarine warfare base there. Adak was most recently run by the U. S. Navy as a deployment base for P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, primarily to conduct antisubmarine warfare operations against submarines and surve... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 contain more than three hundred references in one sense or another - spiritual, hereditary, or physiological." View more info

Image for An Archive Of Ephemera From Science Fiction Conventions - Over A Nearly Forty-year Period. William Denholm (iii) Was A Committed And Well-known Attendee At West Coast Conventions. Included In This Archive Are Con Name Tags, Advertising Fliers And Magazine

An Archive Of Ephemera From Science Fiction Conventions - Over A Nearly Forty-year Period. William Denholm (iii) Was A Committed And Well-known Attendee At West Coast Conventions. Included In This Archive Are Con Name Tags, Advertising Fliers And Magazine

By: Archive Of Science Fiction Convention Ephemera

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: A38388

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


An archive of ephemera from Science Fiction conventions - over a nearly forty-year period. William Denholm (III) was a committed and well-known attendee at west coast conventions. Included in this archive are Con name tags, advertising fliers and magazine subscription offers. This archive includes: 1.) Pacificom II (22nd World Science Fiction Convention - Sept. 4-7, Oakland, CA 1964) 2.) 23rd World Science Fiction Convention (London, 1965) 3.) Tricon (24th World Science Fiction Convention (Cleveland, OH, 1966) 4.) Nycon (25th World Science Fiction Convention (New York City, 1967) 5 Westercon T... View more info

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Layout And Service Manual For Model Motoring In Ho Scale

By: Aurora Plastics Corp.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Hempstead, NY, Aurora Plastics Corp.: 1962

Seller ID: A38748

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This is a catalogue of parts for a children's race track. This catalogue is an oversized paperback in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have ground-in dirt, rubbing and nicking. There is a previous owner's inked notation on the front cover. The tex tpages are genererally clean and bright. "With the hiring in 1952 of salesman John Cuomo (1901–1971) , the company began the manufacture of its own line of plastic model kits, efficiently marketed with a skeleton staff (Gosson 2015, pp 68–69). The target market were young hobbyists,... 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

Condition: Very Good-


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 used to create a trowel used to help set the cornerstone of the Bank of America head office in San Francisco, CA. in 1941. The d... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good+


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 and wear to the spine ends and corners of the pamphlet covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "The foremost consid... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good+


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

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


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 telegrams from the Western Union telegram Company (using their Wedding Greeting paper). Irma Seeber married Harold A. Waltz (both... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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

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All-American Soap Box Derby 1940 Official Rule Book

By: Chevrolet Motor Division

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Chevrolet Motor Division: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37791

Condition: Very Good+


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 in this and related events are unpowered, relying completely upon gravity to move." View more info

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Holograph Letter From 1920

By: Ellis, Havelock

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brixton, London, Havelock Ellis: 1920

Seller ID: A39344

Condition: Very Good


This is a one page handwritten (holograph) letter dated 1920. The letter has a printed address of : 14, DOver Mansions, Canterbury Road, Brixton, London S. W. 9. He mentions returning from his Mediterranean trip. There is a mention of the word "Eugenics", and New Oxford Dictionary on the recto (that word is quite clear, while the words around it are less easy to read). "Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939) , was an English physician, eugenicist, writer, progressive intellectual and social reformer who studied human sexuality. He co-wrote t... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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 Marilyn Bloomberg . Robert Bloomberg also illustrated well know ink stamp art, including sets such as Alphonyms and Alphabeasts. ... View more info

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Queen Mary & Spruce Goose Bigger Than Life

By: Ephemera

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: A34263

Condition: Very Good+


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 acquired both attractions and the associated real estate. Disney informed the Aero Club of Southern California that it no lon... View more info

Image for Group Of Papers Relating To The Osborne Publications Book About Bobbi Trout, Aviatrix, And Other Early Bird Aviators

Group Of Papers Relating To The Osborne Publications Book About Bobbi Trout, Aviatrix, And Other Early Bird Aviators

By: Ephemera

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, Osborne Productions: 1985

Seller ID: A38384

Condition: Very Good+


Twenty-Eight pages, including a page of Early Birds letterhead, a typed chapter of Amelia, My Sister, a pre-publication advertisement prospectus (with For the Signature of... At the top) , several pages of copier prints of handwritten letters with printer notations about where and how to add to a book, a small photograph with printer tags, and more, all held in a manila envelope. "The Early Birds of Aviation is an organization devoted to the history of early pilots. The organization was started in 1928 and accepted a membership of 598 pioneering aviators. Membership was limited to those wh... View more info

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What Makes V-mail Tick

By: Ephemera (World War Ii) (Posters)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller ID: A37470

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; World War II poster - "What Makes V-Mail Tick" dated 1944 (6-19-44) . This poster is in Very Good condition. The poster does have pin holes at each corner and there is one small (one inch long) tear to one of the folds. The poster has been folded three times. The article with photographs has been reprinted from "The Masthead" "V-mail ensured that thousands of tons of shipping space could be reserved for war materials. The 37 mail bags required to carry 150,000 one-page letters could be replaced by a single mail sack. The weight of that same amount of mail... View more info

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Publicity Folder For The Black Hawk Uh-60a Helicopter

By: Ephemera / United Technologies / Sikorsky Aircraft

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stratford, CT, United Technologies / Sikorsky Aircraft: N.D.

Seller ID: A33497

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Color Photographs; This is a heavy cardstock folder holding 11 full color, full sized photographs of the Black Hawk UH -60A helicopter. On the reverse of the photos is information about configuration, both for Military and Private use. Also included is a 8 /12 x 11" two page pamphlet with further information and black & white photographs. View more info