Detroit: Calvert Lithographing Company, 1903. Original poster. Color lithograph. 42 x 28 inches. This incredible 1903 advertising poster advertises the Satin Skin Powder and the Satin Skin Cream, both products manufactured by the Albert F. Wood Manufacturing Company. The poster features a woman holding a hand fan which reads 'Don't you want a satin skin?' Illustrations of the product packaging are also featured. Available in 4 tints - Flesh, White, Pink and Brunet, the packaging for Satin Skin Powder reads...
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Hackettstown: American Saw Mill Machinery Co, 1935. Many illustrations of tools. 208 pages, thin printed wrappers; dampstain affecting the last 30 or so pages. Hackettstown: American Saw Mill Machinery Co., (1935). A very good(+) copy.
Kentucky: Ancient Age Distilling Co. Poster. Original Serigraph. Measures 22" x 13.75". This vintage c.1968 Mardi Gras parade schedule was published by Ancient Age Distilling Co. of Frankfort, Kentucky. Lists schedule from Saturday, February 17 to Tuesday, February 27. The first parade listed for February 17 is the Pandora, Mecca and Helios. The parades listed for the last day, February 27 include the Fast Walking Club, Rex, Comus, and Zulu Parade. The poster promotes the Ancient Age Bourbon whiskey "If...
Philadelphia: Curtis, 1912. 64 pages, slim 8vo, stiff tan pictorial wrappers printed in red and black, front and rear covers the same. Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, 1912. 1st Edition. Near fine. Published for the 1912 Season. "Everything dear to the hearts of boys and men of the era and all available just for selling a few subscriptions"
Poster. Linen Backed. Image measures 33.25" x 45" (34.5" x 46.25" on linen backing) Dutch coffee poster with flying heart logo. Excellent condition.
New York: Time. Woodcuts throughout by Boris Artzybasheff with an Arabian theme. 44 pages. Slim small 12mo, brown cloth. New York: Time, Inc., (no date, circa 1934). Bottom corners bumped, slightly effecting pages, otherwise a very good copy of this uncommon promotional book put out by Time Magazine.
Rochester: Barr & Creelman, 1924. Filled with illustrations of plumbing, tools, and other manufacturing items. xxx + 853 pages, 8vo, blue printed cloth; cloth lightly worn, spine somewhat faded. New York: Keuffell & Esser Co., 1909. Internally fine, a very good copy.
Roche: Bausch & Lomb, 1929. Many illustrations. xiii + 318 pages, 8vo, decorative, patterned cloth. Rochester: Bausch & Lomb Optical Co., (1929). Minor dampstaining at top margins of some pages & neat ownership signatures inside front cover and front free endpaper. Overall a very good copy.
Boston: Force Publishing Co. Illustrated with many charts and black and white images of various plumbing parts. 736 pages, very thick 8vo, red cloth with white stamping (a bit soiled but still square), A.E.S. red. Boston: Force Publishing Co., no date, circa 1920. Overall a very good copy. Catalogue No. G7.
Portland: Collectors, 2000. Preface by Norman Rockwell & Walter Reed. 63 color plates, 236 black & white illustrations. 204pp., oblong 4to, blue cloth, d.w. Portland: Collectors Press, (2004). A fine copy in a very good (+) dust wrapper.
Milan: Ricci, 1982. Many color illustrations. Square 4to, black cloth with inlaid illustration on front cover, black board slipcase. (Milan): Franco Maria Ricci, (1982). Near fine. Previous owner's inscription on front cover.
Canada: Canadian Government Travel Bureau. Original poster. Color lithograph. Measures 40 x 30 inches. This striking circa 1950 travel poster promotes vacations in Canada. Issued by the Canadian Government Travel Bureau, it features the painting by A.C. Leighton and depicts Mount Eisenhower of the Canadian Rockies. Now known as Castle Mountain, between 1946 and 1979, it was called Mount Eisenhower in honor of the WWII General. Poster is in good condition with some edge wear and verso repair. Some minor...
New York: Carl Zeiss, 1927. Interesting illustratations. 109 pages, thin 8vo, blue cloth, a bit edgeworn. New York: Carl Zeiss, 1927. A very good copy.
Philadelphia: Carriage Monthly Engravings and Printing House. Original poster. Color lithograph. 51.5 x 35 inches. This interesting advertising poster is dated to circa 1891 features light carriages, harnesses and sleighs manufactured by J. H. Birch. Issued by the Carriage Monthly Engraving and Printing House in Philadelphia, PA, the poster shows some of the products manufactured by J. H. Birch in Burlington, N.J. These also include horse clothings, blankets, robes, whips, saddles, bridles, and everything pertaining to the road, track and...
Christiana: Christiana Machine Companay, 1895. Illustrated. 51 pages, thin 12mo, printed wrappers; a few pages with some penciling. Christiana: Christiana Machine Company, 1895. A very good copy.
Milan: Silvana, 2012. Profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Square 4to, black cloth, d.w. (Milan): Silvana, (2012). First Edition. Fine in fine dust wrapper.
Madrid: Banco Urquijo, 1979. Profusely illustrated in color. 121pp., thin 4to, yellow patterned cloth, d.w. (chipped)(Madrid: Banco Urquijo, 1979). First Edition. Near fine in very good dust wrapper. An uncommon collection of Spanish advertising signage from the streets of Madrid.
New York: Flair, 1950. 4to, printed wrappers with die-cut opening; light shelf-wear. New York, February, 1950 (1949). First Edition. This is one of 5000 numbered pre-publication issues of the magazine issued in 1949 to prospective advertisers "to use and prosper by our unique format..." Aside from Jean Cocteau's frontispiece and his "Letter to Americans", there is little editorial content, and the cover design differs completely from the eventual one.
Edison: Wellfleet, 1989. Profusely illustrated with lovely color reproductions of the original chromolithographic labels. 252pp., large square 4to, brown boards, d.w. (d.w. just a touch shelfworn). Secaucus, N.J.: Wellfleet Press, 1989. First Edition. A very good(+) copy.
New York: ADC, 2006. Illustrated throughout in color. 446pp. Tall 4to, pictorial boards. (New York: Art Director's Club, 2006). Slightly bumped, still a very good(+) copy.
Sao Paulo: Pancrom, 1990. 22 color photographs plus black-and-white illustrations. 64pp., tall, thin 8vo, glossy pictorial boards. Sao Paulo: Pancrom, (1990). A near fine copy.
Salem: Deming, 1902. Illustrated with fine drawings of pumps, tools, and machines. 204 pages, flexible printed burgundy cloth; ownership signature in pencil front free endpaper. Salem: The Deming Company, (1902). Second edition. A near fine copy.
Paris: Editeurs de Livres d'Art, 1929. Numerous illustrations in color & in black & white. Rubricated title, thick small folio, original gray printed wrappers, shaken, some soiling and spine chipped, but the interior pages are all in very good condition. Paris: Editeurs de Livres d'Art, 1929. One of 1800 copies. Elegantly produced series advertising the limited edition publications of the various editors belonging to the group, containing reproductions of pages from the works, most from the original type, and many...
New York: Artists Equity Assoc. 1955. Illustrated with original prints by a wide cross-section of American artists. Among the artists contributing prints were, Chaim Gross, John Groth, Julio de Diego, Marcel Vertes, Ben Shahn and Raphael Soyer. Folio, original illustrated wrappers (very lightly rubbed), spiral bound. One of a series of annual volumes published in conjunction with an annual ball, and New York, Artists Equity Association, 1955. Scarce. A near fine copy. Limited to 2000 copies. "First conceived in 1950...
Cleveland: B.K. Elliott and Co., 1941. Illustrated mostly in black and white. Unpaginated, 8vo, black stamped yellow pebbled boards (just a bit dust soiled). Cleveland: B.K. Elliott and Co., . Sixth edition. A very good(+) copy Tracing and drawing paper sample booklet stapled to inside of front cover. Rear pocket includes a price list pamphlet from August of 1941 and additional advertising materials.