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1 "There's A Reason"; A Journey Through the Factories That Make Postum, Grape Nuts and Post Toasties (post-1914)
Battle Creek, Michigan Postum Cereal Company After 1914 Hard Cover Good-plus No Dustjacket as issued 
This is an amazing little book published after the death of C.W. Post, the founder of the Postum Cereal Company which produced Grape Nuts and Post Toasties as well as the coffee substitute, Postum. From 1905 until his death in 1914 C.W. sued, was sued, and gained a reputation as a charlatan who worked overtime making bogus health claims against caffeine. He also came up with what was called a mysterious slogan for his breakfast beverage "There's a reason ...", thus the title of the book. Great pictures abound in here -- the ones at the front in color show such things at Post's private office. Most photos, however, are of the plant and people at work making the products with help from mighty machinery. Book measures 7-1/2" x 9" and has 47 pages. It's tightly bound with clean pages and no writing. Faults are exterior -- a few little stains and a few tiny spots of edge wear to the green border around the cover picture. Overall quite good. It's puffery of course, but fun puffery! 
Price: 16.95 USD
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51st Rose Bowl Game, Official Program, Michigan Vs. Oregon State (1965)
2 51st Rose Bowl Game, Official Program, Michigan Vs. Oregon State (1965)
Pasadena, California 1965 soft cover Very good 
Great graphic on this vintage Rose Bowl parade program dated January 1, 1951. The University of Michigan Wolverines tussled with The Oregon Beavers that day and the Wolverines not only took the game handily with a score of 34 to 7, but Wolverine full-back Mel Anthony was named Rose Bowl player of the Game. The program is almost a magazine. It measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 98 pages, all tightly bound. there is one small tear to outer back edge, but I mended it with non-browning almost invisible archival tape. Fun gift for a Rose Bowl fan. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Century of Caruso 1975
3 A Century of Caruso 1975
New York Metropolitan Opera Guild 1975 Soft cover Very good 
Caruso was, and still is, THE MAN when the topic turns to opera. This over-sized booklet measuring 8-1/2"x11" is packed with photographs and information in 39 pages -- with NO advertising. It's also in good clean condition with just a small touch of wear at the upper front corner and a little rubbing, also at front. One fun section shows a whole new side of the singer -- his talent for sketching the great entertainers of the day. Includes many! 
Price: 14.00 USD
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A Souvenir of Your Flight With Eastern Airlines
4 A Souvenir of Your Flight With Eastern Airlines
Unknown Eastern Air Lines No date, likely late 50's early 60's Fine condition 
This is really special, as it has all its items intact and is clean as a whistle nestled inside its original glassine envelope. The envelope reads A Souvenir of Your Flight With Eastern Air Lines. Inside is an unused postcard showing off the New-Type Constellation made famous by Eastern and promoted by the great aviator Eddie Rickenbacker who also worked for Eastern. Other items include two luggage labels, a card notifying passengers that Eastern Air Line Timetables were available for the asking, a Western Union leaflet advertising telegram services aboard the plan, and a leaflet asking customers to send comments. The envelope measures 4"x6". 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Air Trails Pictorial Magazine November 1944
5 Air Trails Pictorial Magazine November 1944
Chicago Street and Smith Publications 1944 Soft cover Very Good 
Wonderful oversized aviation magazine in excellent condition. Other than a small bit of wear to spine at middle section which does not compromise the integrity of the binding, and a few tiny edge creases at back, this one is really nice. Great vintage ads and lots of articles. Includes an article by Willie Ley entitled From Storch to ME 163. Other topics include tandem wings, camoflage models (miniatures), a mobile control tower, Northrop P-61 "Black Widow" and the Knight Twister. Beautiful color centerfold of the the Kingcobra. No mailing label. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Al Koran Patrol Cleveland, Ohio 1931 (Shriners)
6 Al Koran Patrol Cleveland, Ohio 1931 (Shriners)
Cleveland, Ohio Al Koran Patrol 1931 soft cover 
Booklet is oversized at 9"x12". As you can see, the front cover, which is very colorful, shows irregular toning and a small damp stain to lower corner of spine area. This shows very lightly at bottom of gutter throughout, but the toning is only at front Pages are very clean. There are photos of all members, small portraits as per a yearbook, plus group shots. Each member is listed with info. Great to augment family tree if you have a 1931 member. I am happy to look someone up for you -- just use the contact button. 35 pages. Officers include Walter J. Easton, James Watson, Thomas Shulkins Jr., A.F. Hagedorn and C. D. Milling 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Ancestoring XII Magazine; Augusta Genealogical Society (1987)
7 Ancestoring XII Magazine; Augusta Genealogical Society (1987)
August, Georgia Augusta Genealogical Society Inc. 1987 No. XII softcover Very Good Condition 
Crisp clean magazine filled with genealogical material to help build the family tree. Here's some topics in this issue: records from the Roman Catholic church of the Most holy Trinity (1810-1824); 18th Century Catholic Mission in Augusta for Irish and French; Summerville cemetery; The Jews of Augusta;1782-83 and 1790 lists of men who served jury duty; The Great Philadelphia Wagon Road -- A study of Migration; and more, primarily church records. Magazine is crisp and clean, measures 9" x 11" and has 100 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Around the Clock with Rocky and Ruthie 1947 (Trademark Activity Book)
8 Around the Clock with Rocky and Ruthie 1947 (Trademark Activity Book)
Akron, Ohio Saalfield 1947 soft cover Very good 
This is an interesting piece of ephemera for children fro m Akron Saalfield Publishing. It's sort of a book, but more a booklet with a strange little spin. It's very nice and clean and measures 6"x11" with a bright attractive cover design. The only fault is one flat crease to the bottom back corner. It's amazing that this book survived in such great condition because it was designed as an activity book in which children were encouraged to clip pictures of products from ads in the newspaper and paste them at the appropriate places in the story. Fortunately, this copy survived unscathed! The "story" shows a brother and sister at various times throughout the day beginning with brushing their teeth (toothplaste ad required) to a pre-bedtime game of naming trademarks. Rather odd, but cute. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Ayer's American Almanac for the Use of Farmers, Planters, Mechanics, Mariners and All Families 1862
9 Ayer's American Almanac for the Use of Farmers, Planters, Mechanics, Mariners and All Families 1862
Lowell, Massachusetts Dr. J.C. Ayer & Co. 1862 soft cover very good 
I've had a bunch of Ayer's almanacs over the years, but this is the oldest one I'vw ever had, or even seen. Other than a little light soiling to yellow cover it's in excellent condition. The good doctor had this to say about it: "Calculated for the four great Meridians of the Country, and consequently msy be relied on as accurate for every Place in the United States and British Provinces of North America. Also, giving Medical Counsel which may be relied on for the Treatment and Cure of the afflicting Diseases that prevail within the latitudes of the American States. Illustrated with a few small engravings. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Bethlehem Mine Track Equipment 1935 (Booklet 71)
10 Bethlehem Mine Track Equipment 1935 (Booklet 71)
Bethlehem, PA Bethlehem Steel Company 1935 card cover Good-plus 
Nice red, black, and silver graphic design on front cover. Spiral bound catalog designed to lie flat. Measures 6-1/2"x9" and features 135 pages of products, all of which are illustrated and described. Designed for coal and ore mines, quarries, and industrial applications. Only faults are toning to blank pages at front and back and some flat creasing to heavy card covers. Contents also include technical drawings of track and pages of technical charts and data, as well as several full page real photographs in black and white, including a great one of the Switch Shop at Bethlehem's Steelton, PA plant. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Beverly Hills Cop Promotion Pack 1984 (Synopsis and 15 glossy stills)
11 Beverly Hills Cop Promotion Pack 1984 (Synopsis and 15 glossy stills)
Hollywood, CA Paramount Pictures 1984 soft cover Very good 
An Eddie Murphy classic in need of a collector! This is truly a fun find. Not only are there 15 glossy black and white stills from the 1984 film, some with two images per page, and all with explanatory notes bearing Paramount Pictures name and logo, but there's a also a great handbook which tells the story. It measures 8"x10" and has 36 pages of info, including cast of characters and actors, technical credits, background notes for the script and bios of the cast and those responsible for the finished product. All items clean and nice -- small corner creases and a few small spots of edge wear on blue card. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Booklets Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglas)
12 Booklets Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglas)
New York Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 2008 Reprints from Collection Card covers Fine condition 
This offering is comprised of three booklets, each a reprint of the original held in the collection of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Gilder-Lehrman is a non-profit organization which seeks to teach American history. The titles are: "I Begin to See It" Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses Grant in 1864; "I Have Not A Wish to Mix Again in the Great World" -- George Washington Retires From the Presidency; and "One of the Noblest Wisest and Best Men" Frederick Douglas on Abraham Lincoln in 1880. All three are clean and bright with a superficial crease to top front corner of the Washington only . Booklets measure 8-1/2" x 11" and have a cumulative 38 pages. (History-2) 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Buddhist Images In Nara Japan (Eight Color Prints, plus image to front envelope)
13 Buddhist Images In Nara Japan (Eight Color Prints, plus image to front envelope)
Japan Unknown Publishers No date stated Envelope Prints fine; Envelope Very Good 
Beautiful offering which is an envelope with a print affixed to front and eight other prints enclosed. The envelope is in lovely condition and has never been sealed. The print on the cover is Gakko Bosatu (Bodhisattva of the Moon). Others are: Kudara Kannon; Senju-Kannon-Bosatu (Thousand-armed Kannon); Bakira-Daisho (Vajra); Komoku-Ten; Gigei,Ten; Miroku Bosatsu;Buddha Birushana (Great Buddha); and Ashura. Primts are pristine and measure 8" x 10". Explanation of each is at back of print. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Canisius Versus Brown Official Football Program September 28, 1946
14 Canisius Versus Brown Official Football Program September 28, 1946
Providence, Rhode Island Brown University 1946 September 28, 1946 soft cover Good condition 
Here we have a rather hard to find program for this 1946 football match between Brown (host) and Canisius College of Buffalo, New York. The program measures 7-1/2" x 10" with 24 pages, all printed in tones of brown and white. Great photo of the Captain of the Brown team, James Lalikos, standing on what appears to be a Bruins monument. Brown won the game at fourteen to six. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Chevrolet For 1942
15 Chevrolet For 1942
Detroit, Michigan Chevrolet Division of General Motors 1942 soft cover Good condition 
Wow! What a great cover. But pretty though it is the date tells the story. WWII began in 1939 and would not end until 1945. Given such hard times -- food was rationed, as was gasoline, the country needed metal, gold, rubber and also other commodities for the war effort. America asked its citizens to help with money by buying Victory bonds. The catalog is really cool though -- it measures 5-1.2" tall and 12-1.4" across. Be sure to see the last photo which shows the engine. Catalog is clean and bright with no the features offered in the chassis. There's a tiny bit of edge wear at random spots to front cover and a crease to front cover which I have flattened with an iron. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Christmas Print by Ethel Franklin Botts 1906
16 Christmas Print by Ethel Franklin Botts 1906
Unknown 1906 Very good Botts, Ethel Franklin 
This is a lovely print with a Christmas theme rendered by Ethel Franklin Botts, a student of the great Howard Pyle, as was Jessie Wilcox Smith. Her style is a bit different though with a hint of a collage look at times. She was very prolific and an important illustrator of the day. I don't know exactly what children's book this print derives from, but I do know that it's an illustration for a James Whitcomb Riley poem. The book was published in 1906. Clearly, this was a page of the book - I purchased it from a long time dealer who salvaged plates from disbound and damaged children's books. He was NOT a breaker. The print measures 6-1/2"x9-1/4" with the image measuring 5"x7-1/4". There is a remnant of paper from another page at left margin, but will not appear after framing. Several different scenes from same book available. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Cincinnati In Bronze (With Slipcase, 1959)
17 Cincinnati In Bronze (With Slipcase, 1959)
Child Health Association 1959 First Edition Stated Hard cover Very Good Condition Very Good Conditon 
Crisp clean gift book still in its handsome slipcase. I've seen this book before, but never in a slipcase before now. The book is crisp and clean as new with no names or writing. The dustjacket has a few little nicks, but overall is quite nice. The photo on front is the Tyler Davidson Fountain, a gift to the city by Henry Probasco in memory of his brother-in-law, Tyler Davidson. It was dedicated in 1871. The rest of the book likewise celebrates all things commenorated in bronze in the Queen City. Book measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" and looks great in slipcase which shows no fault. This one's both hard cover booklet and gift book. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Cityscape 1910-1939; Urban Themes in American, German and British Art (1977-1978)
18 Cityscape 1910-1939; Urban Themes in American, German and British Art (1977-1978)
London Arts Council of Great Britain 1977 0728701375 / 9780728701373 soft cover Very Good 
Beautiful art and photography, all with a black and white theme -- and remarkably hard to find. The booklet is oversized at 8-1/4" x 11-1/4" and has 33 pages. It was published to accompany an exhibit which moved around from July 2, 1977 to March 19, 1978 in Bradford, Portsmouth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and London. The cover of course features the Brooklyn Bridge by Louis Lozowick. Essays include Concerning Images of the Metropolis and From Order To Apocalypse -- the City in British Art 1890-1940. Catalogue includes 147 works. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Cleveland National Air Show Program 1977 (Air Force Picture Laid-in)
19 Cleveland National Air Show Program 1977 (Air Force Picture Laid-in)
Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland National Air Show 1977 soft cover 
Crisp and clean inside and out. This is a very nice program with a surprise inside -- a color print that reads at the bottom "Air Force. A great way of life." On the reverse side is stamped USAF Recruiting Office Berea, Ohio. At the top is handwritten: To my Air Show buddy, Mr. Macy. Love, Richard." This program is quality printed on coated paper throughout and measures 8-1/2"x11" with 66 pages and many photos, ads, and informational articles. Cleveland is the only city to have had an annual air show of this size since 1929. Among the highlights were the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the U.S. Navy F-14 Fighter Tom Cat. the Red Devils aerobatic team, Bob Hoover, the Lake Erie Air Derby, the Acro Jets, biplane pilot Jim Holland, Formula 1 Air Racing, the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachutists, and Mudry Formation Aerobatics. Event took place Sept. 3,4,and 5 at Burke Lakefront Airport. 66 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Collector's Choice (Clements Library University of Michigan 1967)
20 Collector's Choice (Clements Library University of Michigan 1967)
Ann Arbor, Michigan Clements Library, Universityy of Michigan 1967 soft cover Fine condition 
This is very much a bibliophile's booklet, so if you are a collector of books about books this one's for you! It's amazingly clean and nice and has 15 dense pages. The booklet is a guide to an exhibition of selected items from private collections formed by "certain members" of the Clement Library Associates. Collections hailed from Michigan, Ohio, Chicago, Connecticut, Seattle, and New York. Only one collector was a woman. Their topics covered Mackinac Island, American Indians, the Great Lakes, the far Northwest, medicine, the American Revolution, the Civil War, Winston Churchill, Lake Superior, sheet music, books about books, Florida and etiquette. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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