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Large Collection of Broadway and Hollywood  Publicity Photographs
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Large Collection of Broadway and Hollywood Publicity Photographs

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New York and Hollywood: Late 1970s - Early 2000s A large collection of 303 Broadway and Hollywood publicity photographs, all but one ot two SIGNED or SIGNED AND INSCRIBED, along with 4 SIGNED ALS and one SIGNED playbill. Protected in plastic sleeves inside two ring binders. Accumulated mostly from the late 1970s to early 2000s by Jeffrey Nelson, a… Read more about this item
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(Civil War, Medicine, Indiana)  A Civil War Archive of Medical Interest
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(Civil War, Medicine, Indiana) A Civil War Archive of Medical Interest

by Various

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1862
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1862. A large Civil War archive dated 1862-1865 featuring a Company Morning Reports ledger for Company B, 52nd Regiment of Indiana Volunteers (with reports dated January 1862 to September, 1863), and 22 separate documents, including two discharge papers, orders to conduct an investigation into missing medical supplies, medical inventory lists, travel documents, orders establishing an ambulance corps, manuscript letters, sick… Read more about this item
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A Collection of Four Autograph Musical Manuscripts Along with a Manuscript Notebook of Musical Writings, Two Sketchbooks with Original Drawings and an Early Family Photograph Album from Chile of Noted Chilean Composer Juan Orrego Salas
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A Collection of Four Autograph Musical Manuscripts Along with a Manuscript Notebook of Musical Writings, Two Sketchbooks with Original Drawings and an Early Family Photograph Album from Chile of Noted Chilean Composer Juan Orrego Salas

by Salas, Juan Orrego (1919-2019)

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Chile and Bloomington, Indiana An important archive of manuscript music and writings along with an early photograph album and a typed poem, SIGNED, with SIGNED hand drawn abstract artwork and two original artist's sketchbooks, one 12" x 9" ring-bound water color paper with 34 drawings, 23 in charcoal, 9 in pastels, 1 water color and 1 in pencil,… Read more about this item
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An Extraordinarily Large Collection of Nearly 40,000 Wine and Spirits Labels from 49 Countries Around the World
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An Extraordinarily Large Collection of Nearly 40,000 Wine and Spirits Labels from 49 Countries Around the World

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Various Places: Various A remarkable collection amassed by a single collector from the 1940s-1970s whose original inventory sheet (included) lists 39,744 labels from 49 countries spanning the globe. The countries with the highest counts include Belgium, 8000+, France, 5100+, Spain, 4400+, and Switzerland, 3500+. The collector sent letters requesting their unused labels to wineries, breweries and distilleries. Consequently, almost… Read more about this item
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The Norman W. Forgue Collection of Charles and Myrtle West
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The Norman W. Forgue Collection of Charles and Myrtle West

by Forgue, Norman W.; Various Others

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Fine
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Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Editions
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Paperback
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Chicago: At the Sign of the Gargoyle, The Black Cat Press, The Norman Press and Normandie House. . A collection accrued over decades consisting of material produced by, or in conjunction with At the Sign of the Gargoyle, The Black Cat Press, The Norman Press, and Normandie House by Norman W. Forgue, bookmaker, typographer and founder of the above private… Read more about this item
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Sebastian Quill, Numbers One, Two and Three (Complete Run)
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Sebastian Quill, Numbers One, Two and Three (Complete Run)

by Mitchell, James (Editor)

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No Jacket, As Issued
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First Printing
Published
1970
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Paperback
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San Francisco: Hoddypoll Press , 1970. Number One, Fall, 1970; Number Two, Spring 1971; Number Three, Summer 1972. No. 1 Fine, Nos. Two and Three Near Fine, faint soiling to white wrappers. Numbers 1 and 2 stapled wrappers with plastic sleeve over spine, number 3 string-tied. An early Gay poetry magazine, San Francisco's first explicity gay-male literary magazine and an… Read more about this item
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The Poet's Gallery Rag- (Vol 1, No. 1 through Vol. 1, No.26,  lacking No. 19)
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The Poet's Gallery Rag- (Vol 1, No. 1 through Vol. 1, No.26, lacking No. 19)

by Various Poets

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Published
1974
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The Coffee Gallery, 1353 Grant Av., San Francisco : Humble Publications , 1974. RARE. 25 separate numbers, 1- 18 and 20 - 26, plus "Festival of Poetry Summer Solstice" August, 1974, for a total of 26 publications. Lacking No. 19, which should have been published Oct. 2, 1974. Vol. 1, No. 1 published 1974 ( no month and day… Read more about this item
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1943-1945 Original Photograph Album with Incredible Archive of Medals, (Including Bronze Star and Purple Heart), Documents, and Patches, of a US Army Combat Photographer Serving  in Burma and China with the British Army
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1943-1945 Original Photograph Album with Incredible Archive of Medals, (Including Bronze Star and Purple Heart), Documents, and Patches, of a US Army Combat Photographer Serving in Burma and China with the British Army

by Ahbe, Edwin Oscar (1916-1995)

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Published
1943
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Pacific Theater, World War II: Self-published, 1943. A superb World War II archive featuring a significant manuscript photograph album (oblong 17" x 12") containing 147 photographs on 46 pages (17 pages blank at rear), service records, citations, orders, medals, patches, bars, newspaper clippings, ID card, dog tags, and additional loose photographs and negatives, all belonging to Edwin Oscar Ahbe (1916-1995)… Read more about this item
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(Scrapbook and Photo Album)  1926-1951 Original  Highly Detailed Scrapbook of a Lone Scout / Boy Scout Scoutmaster at Camp Sandison, Turkey Run State Park, Terre Haute, Indiana
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(Scrapbook and Photo Album) 1926-1951 Original Highly Detailed Scrapbook of a Lone Scout / Boy Scout Scoutmaster at Camp Sandison, Turkey Run State Park, Terre Haute, Indiana

by Lathrop, Edward

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Published
1926
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Terre Haute, IN: Self-published, 1926. An exceptionally documented and detailed scrapbook and photo album compiled by Edward Lathrop, a Lone Scout from 1917-1924 and a Scoutmaster and Camp Director at Camp Sandison, Turkey Run State Park, Terre Haute, Indiana from 1926-1930. Bound in a wood panel-sided 3 ring binder with Boy Scout decal front cover, prior owner name label… Read more about this item
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(Ring-Bound Notebook of Materials)  Summary of Materials for Promotion Nelda. M Christ, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Economics, June 1, 1977.
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(Ring-Bound Notebook of Materials) Summary of Materials for Promotion Nelda. M Christ, Assistant Professor, Department of Home Economics, June 1, 1977.

by Christ, Nelda M.

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1977
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Bloomington, Indiana: The Author, 1977. Black ring binder with title label at spine "Promotion Materials". Approximately 150 pages. Fine. A comprehensive look at what it took for a home economics assistant professor to be considered for promotion in 1977. Table of Contents reads : I. A Statement of Career Accomplishments and Goals. A, Career Accomplishments. 1. Documents of Service,… Read more about this item
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(Sammelband) Feudal & Literary Essays ( with ALS, Other Manuscript Sheets, and Related Ephemera Laid in)
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(Sammelband) Feudal & Literary Essays ( with ALS, Other Manuscript Sheets, and Related Ephemera Laid in)

by Neilson, George

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First Edition
Published
1914
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Hardcover
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Glasgow: The Author (?), 1914. Signed binding by MacLehose, Glasgow. of full calf, five raised bands with gilt lettering back, marbled end papers. The binding Very Good, spine darkened, joints and corners showing some wear, later owner name and inscription front marbled end page. A sammelband with title page, contents page, and 13 listed works dated 1896-1914 by George Neilson… Read more about this item
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Small Archive Consisting of a Portrait Photograph and Nine Letters and Contracts with 3 Addressed Envelopes, for Teacher Carrie E. Wellington of Ypsilanti and Later Springport, Michigan , 1910
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Small Archive Consisting of a Portrait Photograph and Nine Letters and Contracts with 3 Addressed Envelopes, for Teacher Carrie E. Wellington of Ypsilanti and Later Springport, Michigan , 1910

by Miss Carrie E. Wellington

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1906
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Ypsilanti, MI: Various, 1906. A collection of items relating to the teaching career of Miss Carrie E. Wellington of Ypsilanti and later Springport, Michigan, the material dated 1906-1910 for her employment in the school systems of Holland, Adrian, and Ionia, Michigan, consisting of contracts, her portrait photograph, and a 2 page manuscript letter. A fascinating window into a female teacher's… Read more about this item
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Popular Science Monthly, Complete Year Jan. - Dec. 1931
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Popular Science Monthly, Complete Year Jan. - Dec. 1931

by Including RARE First Reporting on Auguste Piccard's Record-Setting Hot Air Balloon Flight, entitled: "Ten Miles High in an Air-Tight Ball:"

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1931
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New York: Popular Science Publishing Company, 1931. 12 issues, the complete run for the year 1931. Very Good Plus to Near Fine, four with light wear at spine ends, pencil inscription front cover and ink inscription rear cover of January issue. The August issue of particular interest due to the first coverage of August Piccard and Paul Kipfer's hot air… Read more about this item
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{Lincolniana} Abraham Lincoln Bookshop, Catalogue, 1941 and Book Lists Nos. 1-12, 1944-1946 and  Abraham Lincoln and His Era, Part I (over 1500 items), Catalogue  No.28, K. J. Crawford
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{Lincolniana} Abraham Lincoln Bookshop, Catalogue, 1941 and Book Lists Nos. 1-12, 1944-1946 and Abraham Lincoln and His Era, Part I (over 1500 items), Catalogue No.28, K. J. Crawford

by Newman, Ralph G.; Valentine, John; Crawford, K. J.

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1941
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Chicago and Minneapolis : Abraham Lincoln Bookshop / K. J. Crawford , 1941. A collection of 14 items, Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Book Lists #s 1-12, 1943-1946, each 4-8 pages, with 1941 Abraham Lincoln Book Shop (catalogue}, untitled, 7 pages printed one side only with holes punched for three-ring binder, with Abraham Lincoln and His Era, Part I (over… Read more about this item
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Collection of 28 Frank & Dick Merriwell Adventure Stories In Tip Top Weekly: an Ideal Publication for the American Youth: May 1904 - Feb. 1912., Nos. 421, 588, 610, 626, 627, 717, 718, 755, 768, 770, 771, 773 - 775 &76, 778 - 781,83,84,87,89, 791,98 & 827
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Collection of 28 Frank & Dick Merriwell Adventure Stories In Tip Top Weekly: an Ideal Publication for the American Youth: May 1904 - Feb. 1912., Nos. 421, 588, 610, 626, 627, 717, 718, 755, 768, 770, 771, 773 - 775 &76, 778 - 781,83,84,87,89, 791,98 & 827

by STANDISH, Burt L. (pseudonym of William Wallace Cook & William Gilbert Patten)

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1904
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New York: Street & Smith, 1904. No.s 794, 796, 798, 827 in addition to those above. 27 separate issues of this iconic boy's weekly magazine. One issue 1904, two issues 1907, two issues 1908, four issues 1910, 17 issues 1911, one issue 1912. Ranging in condition from Good to Near Fine, overall the large majority Very Good or better,… Read more about this item
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The WMA Bulletin, 1955 - 1959, 49 Issues, Plus 14 Pieces of Related WMA and Topic Records Ephemera

The WMA Bulletin, 1955 - 1959, 49 Issues, Plus 14 Pieces of Related WMA and Topic Records Ephemera

by Workers' Music Association

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1955
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London: Workers' Music Association, Ltd., 1955. Founded in 1936 by composer and radical Alan Bush, and still in operation, the Workers' Music Association has long been a beacon for the rights and music of workers. This collection consists of 49 issues of the WMA Bulletin from the years 1955 -1959; May-Dec, 1955 + Annual Report (9 issues); 1956, 11 issues… Read more about this item
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Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, ( 16 Issues),1951-1961, and  Disc Collector News Letter , Nos. 1-5, Jan. - Sept., 1964, with Related Ephemera
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Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, ( 16 Issues),1951-1961, and Disc Collector News Letter , Nos. 1-5, Jan. - Sept., 1964, with Related Ephemera

by Nicholas, Joseph C.

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1951
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Palmer, Michigan: National Hillbilly Record Collectorss Exchange, 1951. RARE. 16 issues of Disc Collector; Official Organ of National Hillbilly Record Collectors' Exchange, later renamed Disc Collector: "The Country Record Collectors Bible". This mimeographed country and folk music journal which has been called a veritable "research discography". Published quarterly starting in 1951, the 16 issues are Vol. 1, Nos.1-4, 1951; Vol.… Read more about this item
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The Newsletter of the Folk Music Society of Sacramento, Sept. 1959 - Sept. 1962, 19 Issues
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The Newsletter of the Folk Music Society of Sacramento, Sept. 1959 - Sept. 1962, 19 Issues

by Edited by Liz Lascola and Otto Rhoades

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Published
1959
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Sacramento, California: Folk Music Society of Sacramento, 1959. RARE. Nineteen separate issues - Vol. 1, Nos. 9,11; Vol.2, Nos. 2-5, 7, 11, 12; Vol.3, Nos. 2, 5-8; Vol. 4, Nos. 1-3, 5, 6. Spanning the period September 1959 through September, 1962. Mimeograph newsletters, each one or two pages, if two pages then stapled top left. Size 8 1/2" w x… Read more about this item
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Folk Music, Volume 1, Nos. 1-5 and 7-11, with Folk Music, Ballads and Songs,  Numbers 1-3, New Series
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Folk Music, Volume 1, Nos. 1-5 and 7-11, with Folk Music, Ballads and Songs, Numbers 1-3, New Series

by Dallas, Karl (Editor)

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1963
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London: K. F. Dallas, Ltd., 1963. Iconic early British folk music journal, founded and edited by Karl Dallas, British journalist, musician, author, playwright, peace campaigner, record producer, and broadcaster. An almost complete run, lacking only Vol. 1, No.6 (13 magazines in all). Published 1963-1965, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-5 and 7-11 of Folk Music, which in 1965 merged with Ballads… Read more about this item
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Memory About Service, Friendship and You. Red Banner Pacific Ocean Fleet, Soviet Navy Photo Album  ( Black Sea,) with 15 SIGNED Pen and Ink Tracings of Warships
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Memory About Service, Friendship and You. Red Banner Pacific Ocean Fleet, Soviet Navy Photo Album ( Black Sea,) with 15 SIGNED Pen and Ink Tracings of Warships

by Unknown Soviet Navy Sailor

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Published
1979
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Soviet Union , 1979. Dated 1979-1982, a unique and RARE Soviet sailor's photo album, 13 1/2" w x 9" h, in string-tied brown velvet over heavy cardboard. Containing 40 pp. of thick cardboard, with 140 black and white and 4 color photographs pasted in, and 4 B & W photos and 1 negative laid in. The album rendered unique… Read more about this item
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