New York: Jack Kriendler Memorial Foundation, 1950. Illus., some in color. 220pp. 4to, red cloth, corners lightly bumped, spine and edges rubbed. New York: Jack Kriendler Memorial Foundation, 1950. Thru which is presented a vivid portrayal of a unique institution -- by a distinguished group of authors, artists and celebrities.
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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...
1974. Orthophotograph. 27 x 25 inches. Early large format map of Beer crater taken on Apollo 15 in 1971. Beer is a circular, cup-shaped crater with a sharp-edged rim. It is a relatively small lunar impact crater located on the Mare Imbrium (a vast lava plane on the moon). It was named after German astronomer Wilhelm W. Beer who was from Berlin. An orthophotograph is an aerial satellite image geometrically corrected ("orthorectified") such that the scale is uniform: this photo follows a Mercator Projection.
New York: The Cary Printing Company, 1917. Original poster. Lithograph. 15.5 x 19 inches. Rendered in black and white and in a style imitating an artist's sketch, this poster features a woman sipping a drink from a straw. Facing her, across the ocean, Europe is under a dark cloud labeled 'War'. Ships are diverted from carrying soldiers and supplies to provide sugar for her drink. Good condition, and is a wonderful document for anyone interested in World War I or American heritage.
New York: Coward McCann, 1930. Woodcut illustrations by John Held, Jr. 96 pages. Slim 8vo, cloth-backed boards (edges rubbed; spine faded; upper boards darkened; paper spine label chipped). New York: Coward McCann, 1930. First Edition. Internally clean, overall a good copy of this charming and uncommon book. Humorous stories, poems & cocktail recipes.
London: Samuel Leigh, 1815. Copperplate frontispiece and 10 plates, some folding (edges of frontispiece and half title are rough). Small 8vo, xxiv + 261 pages and 4 pages of advertisements, rebound in 3/4 tan calf, red leather spine label. London: Samuel Leigh, 1815. Seventh edition enlarged and improved. a very good copy.
London: Richard Bentley, 1866. 2 volumes. xii + 324 and x +320 pages, 12mo, 3/4 leather over original pebbled cloth; about 1.5 inches of leather missing from head of spine of volume I, covers light worn both volumes; three pages 63/64, 107/108, 203/204 from volume I have large pieces cut out. London: Richard Bentley, 1866. First edition. Notwithstanding significant flaws, a very good(-) copy.
Brussels: Trommer and Staeves. Original lithograph. Poster. Backed on linen. Image measures 63.5 x 43.75". This oversize poster extravagantly advertises the Belgian brewery of Hahnen-Brau. Subtitled "in tasting," the image likens the pleasure of imbibing their beverage to the joy of a sunrise. Horn in hand, a winged maiden announces the triumphant appearance of the sun behind her. Her call is echoed by the puffed-up rooster, the brand's namesake, a rooster, which graces the emblem at the peak of the...