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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... 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 p... 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 consi... 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 ba... 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 ... 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 use... 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... 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

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 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

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 ... 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

Condition: Very Good+


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

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 Mari... 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 ... View more info

Image for What Makes V-mail Tick

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 ba... 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

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The Freedom Collection

By: Ephemera [Advertising] [Americana]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: N.D.

Seller ID: 30928

Condition: Very Good


This is an oversized booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. This is an advertisement / give-away from Mercury Savings (possibly encorporated in Huntington Beach, CA in 1961). The booklet contains several key documents in American History, including The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights, The Monroe Doctrine, The Gettysburg Address, and The Star-Spangled Banner. The covers of the booklet have toning to the top edge and spine. View more info

Image for Ephemera - a shrinkwrapped package of thick paper coasters with ALCOA advertising on them. Circl 1960's

Ephemera - a shrinkwrapped package of thick paper coasters with ALCOA advertising on them. Circl 1960's

By: Ephemera [ALCOA] [Advertising] [Alcoa Inc. (from Aluminum Company of America)]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 0

Seller ID: 30990

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; c1960's. A pack of shrink-wrapped thick paper coasters with advertising for Alcoa (ALCOA). There is some ground-in dust to the edges of the shrink-wrap, otherwise this item is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition. "Alcoa Inc. (from Aluminum Company of America) is the world's third largest producer of aluminum, behind Rio Tinto Alcan and Rusal, with corporate headquarters in New York City. From its operational base in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania... View more info

Image for Scrapbook Of A Vacation June 17-29th, 1946

Scrapbook Of A Vacation June 17-29th, 1946

By: Ephemera [California Travel, 1946]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: California, Self Published: 1946

Seller ID: A36103

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a 10 1/2" x 13 inch pasteboard scrapbook with a string binding and 24 individual sheets (making 48 pages). The book is in Very Good+ condition with some minor rubbing and scraping to the pasteboard covers. The text pages are noticeable toned, especially at the edges, due to the acid content of the paper used. The vacation covered the areas of Lassen Volcanic National Park, Shasta Dam, (with a few historical bits about how the damn looked in... View more info

Image for The Fabulous Story of the Little Red Cable Cars

The Fabulous Story of the Little Red Cable Cars

By: Ephemera [Californiana] [San Francisco, CA] [Cable Cars]

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 30596

Condition: Very Good+


Duotone; One small sheet of paper, folded three times (tri-fold). This item is a give-away from the Bank of America Travelers Cheques division (California area) and is in Very Good+ condition. It was issued without a dust jacket. The pamphlet has some light toning to the spine joint and edges and there is a hole punched in the top left corner (most likely from the publisher). The pamphlet is shows the history of the Cable Car in San Francisco, along with some technical ... View more info