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Image for Prisoners of War Bulletin - 14 issues 1943-1955

Prisoners of War Bulletin - 14 issues 1943-1955

By: American National Red Cross

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., American National Red Cross for the Relatives of American Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees: 1943

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k180331c


8-1/2"11", 12-16 pages each. News and information regarding allied prisoners of war, published for families and domestic consumption. Vol 1 No. 1-Vol 2 No. 5 complete [12 issues, July 1943-May 1944 and Vol 2. No. 12 (Dec 1944) and Vol 3. No. 3 March 1945. [Publication ceased in June 1945]. Fine condition; unmarked and no tears. View more info

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The Sleepy Lagoon Case

By: Welles, Orson

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 040314


1st ed., second printing with the original 5c price at the bottom of the cover. Covers age-toned with a couple of light stains. Paper cover pulling from one of the staples, but still intact. Pencil erasures on back cover and one interior page. View more info

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The Sleepy Lagoon Case

By: Welles, Orson

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Citizens Committee for the Defense of Mexican-American Youth: 1942

Seller ID: 040307


1st ed., 1st printing (June 1943, limited to 10,000 copies). Generally fine condition overall with some very light spotting along edge of front cover. The prologue page has serious toning from a contemporary news clipping that was laid inside. View more info

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Citizen Kane: Premiere Souvenir Program with original gold cord intact

By: Welles, Orson

Price: $1,650.00

Publisher: New York, RKO Radio Pictures / Winkler and Ramen : 1941

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200225d

Condition: Very good


The only copy we have ever seen with the first-issue gold silk cord still present. ##### Includes photos from the set, candid shots, and narrative details about Welles' and the making of the film. The gold cord, running through the center spread and around the spine, was possibly an allusion to the gold mine discovered on Mary Kane’s property that allowed her to send her son Charles away to be properly educated. The program was sold only at the 1941 first-run screenings of the film in the United States and our understanding is that only opening night copies had the cord inserted. ##### Co... View more info

Image for Catalog of "The World's Finest" Riding Equipment, Accessories, and Silver and Leather Goods from the Bohlin Shop of Edward H. Bohlin

Catalog of "The World's Finest" Riding Equipment, Accessories, and Silver and Leather Goods from the Bohlin Shop of Edward H. Bohlin

By: [Catalog] BOHLIN, Edward H.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Edward H. Bohlin, Hollywood: 1937

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: k190121b

Condition: Good


1937 edition. First edition thus. Octavo. 232 pp. with photographic illustrations of Bohlin products on every page. Publisher's printed tan wrappers, front cover with illustration of a bucking bronco by Fed Harmant. Bohlin was born in Sweden in 1895 and ran away from home at age 15 working his way to America. Once here, he worked cattle drives around Montana before opening his first saddle shop in Cody, Wyoming where he also performed rope tricks. He tried his hand with vaudeville and met cowboy film star Tom Mix while performing at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Mix convinced Bohlin to... View more info

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Eulogium, on the Character of General Washington, Late President of the United States; Pronounced at the Request of the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, Before the President of the United States, and the Members of Both Houses of Congress

By: [George Washington] William Jackson

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: John Ormrod: 1800

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200225g


Eulogium, on the Character of General Washington, Late President of the United States; Pronounced at the Request of the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, Before the President of the United States, and the Members of Both Houses of Congress Philadelphia, Pa. John Ormrod, 1800. 12mo, original wrappers. 44 pp. Title page continues: "on the twenty-second day of February, eighteen hundred, in the German Reformed Church, Philadelphia." "New Edition." Woodcut head piece and tailpiece. George Washington’s sudden sudden death inspired mourning throughout the US and this is one of numerous ... View more info

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[Napoleon's Oraculum] The Book of Fate

By: [Hirchenhoffer, H. ]

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, M. Arnold : 1833

Edition: 23d edition

Seller ID: k180226g

Condition: Good


The Book of Fate / Formerly in the Possession of Napoleon Later Emperor of France and Now First Rendered Into English from a German Translation, of an Ancient Egyptian Manuscript, Found in the Year 1801, by M Sonnini, in one of the Royal Tombs, Near Mounty Libycus, in Upper Egypt. 23rd edition. 8vo. Maroon boards. Fold-out frontispiece with Oraculum charts, "Questions which may be put to the Oracle." The Oraculum was discovered in one of the Royal tombs of Egypt during an 1801 French military expedition and, at Napoleon's request, was translated by the German scholar. It was Napoleon's most c... View more info

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[Lagerzeitungen] Original German POW Camp newspapers - 3 issues 1945-46

By: [Lagerzeitungen] [Newspaper]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: “Rundschau” / Camp Myles Standish: 1945-46

Seller ID: k200301h

Condition: Very good


3 issues of German POW Newspaper “Rundschau” / Camp Myles Standish, Mass. Dec 1945 26 pp.; No. 11 Jan 1946 10 pp.; Jan 26 1946 22 pp. ##### Black mimeograph on newsprint, stapled at left. 8-1/2x11”. News summaries, essays, poems, camp announcements, drawing-contest-winners' artwork, humor and puzzles ##### Condition: very good; toning as expected for pulp newspapers View more info

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5 issues of German POW Newspaper “Der Rundblick” -- Fort Ord Calif.

By: [Lagerzeitungen] [Newspaper]

Price: $400.00

Publisher: “Der Rundblick” -- Fort Ord Calif. : 1945-46

Seller ID: k200301i

Condition: Very good


5 issues of German POW Newspaper “Der Rundblick” (Panorama) -- Fort Ord Calif. Black mimeograph on newsprint, stapled at left. 8-1/2x11”. News summaries, essays, poems, camp announcements, drawing-contest-winners' artwork, humor and puzzles. ##### No. 8 - 1 December 1945 18 pp.; No. 9 - Christmas 1945 48 pp.; No. 10 - 6 Jan 1946 20 pp.; No. 11 -25 Jan 1946 20 pp.; No.-13 22 Feb 1946 18 p. ##### Camp Myles Standish was a U.S. Army camp located in Taunton, Massachusetts. It functioned as a departure area for about a million U.S. and Allied soldiers and then as a prisoner-of-war... View more info

Image for Cabinet Cards - 50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen. 1877-1881

Cabinet Cards - 50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen. 1877-1881

By: [Photographs] Pach, Gustavus

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York, 1877-1881

Seller ID: k180331e


50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen by noted photographer Gustavus Pach. With his engraved logotype on the back. The photos are unidentified and undated, but were produced sometime between 1877 and 1881 while Pach had his studio at this New York address. Rich and famous; ordinary? We have no idea. Very good-fine condition. View more info

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An Epistle and Testimony from the Yearly Meeting of Friends, held in New-York, by adjournments, from the twenty-sixth of the fifth month, to the second of the sixth month, inclusive, 1828.

By: [Quakers; Society of Friends]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Mahlon Day: 1828

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200225f

Condition: Good


12mo, original wrappers. 24 pp. Author(s) not identified but with printed signatures at the end of Samuel Parsons and Anne Mott, clerks. The narration begins with a description of the "spirit of unbelief and libertinism, which has long been secretly insinuating itself amongst us." Followed by an account of how "separatists" disrupted the Society's daily business in New York. [In an 1824 epistle, preacher Elias Hicks argued that the most important principle of worship was obedience to the Inner Light, which he considered more authoritative than the Bible. By 1827, Philadelphia Quakers had spl... View more info

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The Balance and Columbian Repository - Hudson, New York: Mar 20, 1804. "Ode on Seeing a Negro Funeral"

By: [Slavery] Bryant Edwards

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hudson NY, The Balance and Columbian Repository : 1804

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200225e

Condition: Poor


Vol III No. 12. 8 pp., 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. Possibly the first American printing of the poem “Ode on Seeing a Negro Funeral"by Bryant Edwards, first published in Jamaica in 1792. The ode voices the imagined feelings of slaves as they accompany the body of Mahali to his burying place. They begin by rejoicing in his death as a release ‘from slav’r’s chain and restoration to his native Skies and long lost African homeland.” ##### Also an Article defending Aaron Burr by Aristides [pseudonym either of William Peter Van Ness. a friend of Aaron Burr wdho served as his second in his duel ... View more info

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Progress In Industrial Color And Protection At "A Century Of Progress"

By: [Urban, Joseph / Chicago Worlds Fair, 1933]

Price: $1,150.00

Publisher: American Asphalt Paint Company, Chicago, Illinois: 1933

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190606a

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 12" x 9-3/4" in cream pictorial stapled wrappers [16] pp. Illustrated throughout with approximately 14 large and 22 small color pochoir illustrations with gold and silver accents. For the 1933 Century of Progress exposition, the American architect/designer Joseph Urban was commissioned to create a palette of 28 colors for application to the exteriors and interiors of the buildings. The American Asphalt Paint Co. was asked to "match Mr. Urban's difficult palette" in what was "the largest single paint contract of its type ever awarded." This brochure illustrates several of the maj... View more info