Garden City: Doubleday, 1961. Illus. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. rubbed on edges. Garden City: Doubleday, 1961. Very good.
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New York: Wendell P. Colton Co. Poster. Color lithograph. Page measures 36.75" x 24". A unique poster from the interwar and prohibition period in 20th century US history. This poster advertisement is for the Ward Line, also known as the New York and Cuba Mail Steamship Company which operated passenger and cargo service out of New York City from 1841 to 1954. The two steamship featured on this poster are S.S. Orizaba and SS. Siboney. During World War I, the...
Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled d.w. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950.
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Rinehart, (1959). vg History of the smuggling of alcohol into the U.S. by sea during prohibition. Presentation copy.
New York: Free Press, 1979. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. New York: Free Press, (1979). History of Prohibition. Dust wrapper chipped and dampstained. Cloth lightly soiled. First few and last few pages lightly dampstained in bottom margin. A few pages with pencil marks in margins.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971. Map. 8vo, brown boards, d.w. rubbed, with a small tear, and repaired with tape. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1971).
New York: Putnam, 1973. Illus. 8vo, white cloth, d.w. New York: Putnam, (1973).
New York: Harper's Weekly, 1870. Woodcut. 11 1/4" x 16". Shows some small chips at edges, image unaffected. In very good condition. A full page political cartoon showing a skeleton playing a medal around Bacchus's neck, praising him for the lives he's killed. The top of the page says "The Court of Death" and a scroll at Bacchus's feet reads "Bacchus's Roll of Victims, The Longest List of Deaths Crimes and Miseries." It's a commentary on the temperance movement, likely...
New York: Scribner, 2010. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Scribner, (2010). Fine.
New York: Scribner, 2010. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, corners of boards lightly bumped. New York: Scribner, (2010).
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1888. 87p., square 16mo, pictorial wrappers. N.Y.: Funk & Wagnalls, 1888. Temperance songs, with words & music. Scarce.
Norwalk: 1986. Illus. 480pp. 8vo, full green leather. Norwalk: Easton Press, (1986). Fine.
Boston: Little Brown, 1962. Illus. 480pp. 8vo, red cloth, edges of corners worn, small area of back cover worn. Boston: Little Brown, (1962).
Washington, D.C. 1910. 1 page, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, with a special date and time stamp in blue ink on the upper left corner, Washington, D.C., March 16, 1910. Signed "A.J. Volstead," this letter is a response to his colleagues' inquiry regarding a proposed telepost bill in the House of Representatives, in part: "...We have passed in the House...There was no real opposition in the house to the measure and it will no doubt become a law during this session..."...
illus. 8vo, cloth. (Washington: GPO, 1964). vg.