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Publisher: Los Angeles, ARPU: 1940
Seller ID: k180315d
Condition: Near fine.
4to, blue and silver embossed boards. 116 p. Progam book for the 1940 ARPU [American Pigeon Racing Union] held at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Many advertisements, including welcomes from Hollywood stars and LA politicians. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Near fine copy with moderate rubbing to back cover. Front cover a delight to behold. A two page advertisement features a scene from Edward G. Robinson’s “A Dispatch from Reuters”, where racing pigeons were used to establish the world’s first news agency. Many of the other advertisements are messages from Warner Brothers ... View more info
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1931
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k0226c
1st ed; Limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. 12mo, Marble boards in acetate d/w and slipcase. Ribbon bookmarker. The book is virtually pristine with just some light toning to front and back flyleaves; slipcase also fine; acetate d/w is near fine but with several small open tears. View more info
Publisher: East Aurora [NY], At the Roycroft Shops: 1925
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: 1040
8vo, embossed leatherette covers. 256 pp. The Nichols Sanitorium had treated 3300 patients up to 1918, and by 1956 the list had grown to 70,000. Many medical doctors did not recognize the Sanitorium as a valid medical institution, but the thousands of people who came to Savannah as a last resort and almost without hope, and who left after treatment to live for many years in comfort, seemed to be sufficient proof that this place did relieve suffering and that it added years to the lives of those who were treated. Dr. Nichols died in September 1925 and the Sanitorium passed into the hands of hi... View more info
Publisher: Texas A. and M. College: 1930
Seller ID: s191116a
Condition: Very good
4to, 464 pp. Beautifully embossed leather covers featuring airplane, dirigible, and train amid futuristic buildings. Front cover depicts daytime lighting; rear the same image at night. Ten full-page color drawings offer a glimpse into the future as imagined by architecture professor Gilbert Allan Geist (1880-1937). The drawings depict rockets, skyscrapers and cities that at the time seemed visionary. [3 double & 7 single pages ; endpapers also illustrated by Geist; profusely illus. w/ b/w photos of students, faculty, administration, and activities.] The “Longhorn” was published by th... View more info