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24 Success Articles From American Preservation Magazines
1 24 Success Articles From American Preservation Magazines
U.S.A. American Preservation Unknown date Unknown edition Disbound Articles Very Good Condition 
I found these disbound articles in a box of Architectual Review Magazines which I bought at auction. I almost tossed them out until I realized how worthy they are. Each of the 24 focuses on a particular area within a state located anywhere in the country. They all derived from American Preservation magazine, so the color photographs are stunning. Each article is pretty long with many images. I wish I had more room to show them. Areas are these: New Orleans Lower Garden District; Providence, Rhode Island; Salem Massachusetts; Eutaw, Alabama's Greek Revival Architecture; Galveston, Texas; Mizner's Eden Palm Beach's Flamboyant Architecture; Brownsville, Texas; Waterford, Virginia; Helena, Montana; Columbus, Georgia; Madison, Indiana; Eureka Springs, Arkansas; Key West, Florida; Jacksonville, Oregon; Mt. Auburn in Cincinnati, Ohio; Manchester area of Pittsburgh; Savannah, Georgia; Powelton Village, Philadelphia; Saratoga Springs, New York; Crested Butte in the Rocky Mts.; Detroit's Woodward East; Oakland cemetery; Galena, Illinois and Bay View, A Summer Resort in Michigan. All are clean and stapled. Will still ship for $2 media in the U.S. as always. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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30 Postcards G. F. Castleden New Orleans Sketches (1924-1929)
2 30 Postcards G. F. Castleden New Orleans Sketches (1924-1929)
New Orlean, LA G.F. Castleden 1924-1929 Fine in Very Good Envelopes 
These are a lovely find if you are enchanted by the architecture of New Orleans. I've never seen this many in one place ever, but I got them from the estate of a Castleden collector. Castleden was a British artist who emigrated to New Orleans and continued his career as an artist there. The cards were aimed at the tourist trade -- ten scenes for a quarter. Three of the original envelopes will accompany them, but the cards weren't in them, so I am uncertain which belong where. The scenes are Old World beautiful and include, but are not confined to, these subjects: Pirate Alley, the monastery of the Capuchian monks, the staircase of the old St. Louis Hotel, the courtyard of the old Spanish Arsenal, oyster schooners, the Spanish Gate of Cabildo, the Courtyard of the Little Theatre, and the Little Green Shutter Tea Room. None have been used and all are in excellent condition. The envelopes are a little worn, but not bad. The photo shows an array of cards, but not all -- there really are thirty! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Antoine's Restaurant 175th Anniversary Celebration; Plus Ephemera
3 Antoine's Restaurant 175th Anniversary Celebration; Plus Ephemera
New Orleans Self-published 1984 0986081205 / 9780986081200 2014 Fine condition; Very good 1940 Menu 
This book is a beauty -- many color photographs of astounding aspects of New Orlean's oldest restaurant. Inside this book the previous owner added a 1940 menu for Antoine's. The book is wonderful, whether you have been there, or not. It isn't just a picture book, but also has a legthy text showing the history of th restaurant and five generations. The book is pristine measures 10" square and has 311 pages includiong index. The 1940 menu and an empty matchcover is a fabulous find! A few chocies from the entrees sedtion --Foi de volaaile en brochette for $3.50 and Chateaubriand for two $16. Among the desserts were Crepes Suzette $2.25 and peche melva *$1.10 .The menu measures 9" x 11-3/4". Nice gift. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Historic Old New Orleans, LA Local Menu Laid-in
4 Historic Old New Orleans, LA Local Menu Laid-in
Milwaukee, Wisconsin E.C. Kropp No date Soft cover Near fine 
Gorgeous full-page, richly colored illustrations (14 in all)make this one fabulous travel brochure. And the good part is the text is ample too. he brochure itself measures 4-3/4"x6-1/4" and has 30 crisp white pages, all of which are coated. There's also a little bonus item laid-in -- a blue menu from The Little Shop Around the Corner run by Mary Leverich where back in the day a shrimp cocktail could be had for 30 cents, a ham sandwich for 20 cents and homemade ice cream for 15 cents. Oh, for the good old days! (Small Item Flip Box #1) 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Menu The Court of Two Sisters, New Orleans 1966
5 Menu The Court of Two Sisters, New Orleans 1966
New Orleans The Court of Two sisters 1966 Card cover Fine condition 
This is the prettiest menu cover for dining in a New Orleans courtyard. It catches both the ambiance and the restaurant noted for its mint juleps. In fact, it was those mint juleps that gave me the date of this menu -- in a way. Back then a mint julep cost considerably more than a martini which was 95 cents, so I thought I'd see when martinis were this price. As luck would have it the article I found was about martinis vs. juleps at Sisters -- and THERE was the answer! The menu is lengthy,bright and clean. It measures 9-3/4" x 12-3/4". 
Price: 20.00 USD
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National Airlines Packet   Brochures, Postcard DC-6 Star (1952)
6 National Airlines Packet Brochures, Postcard DC-6 Star (1952)
National Airlines 1952 soft cover Very Good Condition 
Wow! This packet is bursting at the seams with all the things provided to the National Airlines passenger back in 1952. The outer booklet advertises a new feature of the DC-6 plane -- the ability to wire flowers from the sky thanks to the Florists' Telegraph Delivery Association. The booklet itself offers info on flights to New York, Florida, Cuba, California, Texas, New Orleans, Detroit and Washington. Other items are a seat saver, a Hertz rent-a-car brochure, a card advertising in-flight rservations, a colorful brochure about Havana trips (National has been flying theresince 1946), a brochure about California trips, a brochure about the DC-6 Star and all its luxury, AND a crisp perfect postcard of the plane in flight. Altogether a great addition to an aviation or travel collection. (SBB) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New Orleans Jazz Festival PosterCards -- 1975 -1983. Nine Cards
7 New Orleans Jazz Festival PosterCards -- 1975 -1983. Nine Cards
New Orlean, LA. Pro Creations 1975 --1983 Card stock cards in orginal envelope Fine condition 
These are gorgeous!There are nine cards dated 1975 to 1983, each of which provides a small look at the annual posters. The group I have is part of a larger set -- I think there are others sets, perhaps three or four, but this is the first time I have ever had any. Each cards offers information such as the artist, the editions, the signed numbered prints and the signatures. None of the cards have been written on and are a bit larger than a regular postcard. They measure 4" x 6-1/4" and commemorate New Orleans Jazz . 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Pontalba Building Jackson Square Old French Quarter New Orleans Linen Postcard
8 Pontalba Building Jackson Square Old French Quarter New Orleans Linen Postcard
New Orleans, LA New Orleans News Company Very Good 
Colorful linen postcard of what were once fashionable apartments built in the 1840's by Baroness Micaela Almonester Pontalba. The card was never sent in the mail and is in crisp clean condition with minor wear spots to lower corners. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Postcards Beautiful Cape Cod Mailer
9 Postcards Beautiful Cape Cod Mailer
New Bedford, Massachusetts New Bedford News No date card cover Very good condition 
Bright saturated color makes these two-sided postcards very attractive. As with most souvenir mailers, this one was not sent. The folder opens and out cascades nine views which reverse to become 18 views. The front cover of the mailer shows Scargo Lake in Dennis, Cap Cod and the back shows R.R. Lift Bridge and Bourne Bridge. Inside there's an auto map for the driver, and pretty scenes galore, including the old Cape Cod grist mill, cranberry picking, Orleans harbor, a Cape Cod cottage, the Old Indian Church in Mashpee; Bowerman House with a ship bottom roof; Cockle Cove; elms of Yarmouth; the old mills at Sandwich, Dennisport Beach, Lewis Bay, Hyannis, and Wychmere Harbor, Harwich and others. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Postcards New Orleans Spanish Arch Patio, Brulatour Courtyard, Broussard's Restaurant (1939-40's)
10 Postcards New Orleans Spanish Arch Patio, Brulatour Courtyard, Broussard's Restaurant (1939-40's)
New Orleans, LA A. Hirschwitz; New Orleans News 1939-1940's Very Good condition 
Three colorful, crisp linen postcards each showing a different New Orleans scene. The one featuring Broussard's Paradise Courtyard Restaurant is the most interesting not only because it has a dated postmark for 1939, but because it was hand written by J.C. Broussard who was engaged in a little marketing. The message reads "While in N.O. enjoy a delicious French meal at Broussard's famous reastaurant. J.C. Broussard." It was sent to Miss Harriet Stone of Wooster, Ohio. The other two cards (Spanish Arch Patio and Brulatour Courtyard) are likewise nice -- one has not been used, the other shows attempted use with just an address. That one was to have gone to Colene Spencer of Toledo, Ohio. These are more likely to be from the 40s's. EACH CARD WILL ARRIVE IN BRAND NEW PLASTIC SLEEVE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Postcards: Courtyards of New Orleans Old French Courtyard. Courtyard Louisiana State Museum
11 Postcards: Courtyards of New Orleans Old French Courtyard. Courtyard Louisiana State Museum
Boston, New Orleans Tichnor. New Orleans News Co. Circa 1946 Very good condition 
The rounded doors and courtyards of New Orleans make very pretty postcards. These two are very clean. The one with the yellow doors shows the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans. It has not been used. The date I affixed to the pair is the result of the second card which shows Old French Courtyard, New Orleans. That one was sent to a Mrs. M.C. Binkley of Washington, D.C. and postmarked on April 7, 1956. Both cards will arrive in its own brand new plastic sleeve. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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To Wish You Joy Blue Fan and Flowers Vintage Postcard 1913
12 To Wish You Joy Blue Fan and Flowers Vintage Postcard 1913
1913 Very Good 
Flowers, birds, a fan, and a pretty shade of blue make for a lovely vintage postcard. This one was sent to Sophie Nundahl of Rutland, North Dakota by Dora Walton and postmarked Orleans, South Dakota. Dora writes, "Dear Friend, Thank you for the postals. They certainly were some corkers all right. I am still working for Liendeen. We have had an awful wind storm today. We thought everything was going over. I greet everybody. From me, Dora Walton" 
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Town and Country Magazine May, 1963
13 Town and Country Magazine May, 1963
New York City Hearst Publishing 1963 Soft cover Good 
This is an upscale magazine with articles about "the good life". In this issue there is an extensive article about Paris, another about golf and other sports enjoyed in Japan. and the most beautiful piece of all about living with great paintings by Bonnard, Matisse, Vullard, Monet, Chagall, Cezanne and Modigliani. Accompanying it is a parade of art in full page and full color and all printed on very substantial paper. There's also a travel piece on New Orleans. The young girl on the cover is Charlotte Bingham who wrote a book titled "Coronet Among the Weeds." Magazine measures 10" x 12-3/4" with 166 pages. As you can see the upper corner is missing. There were some small tears too which I repaired with archival tape. Overall the magazine is clean and tightly bound. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Walt Disney's Disneyland Coloring Book 1975
14 Walt Disney's Disneyland Coloring Book 1975
Racine, Wisconsin Western Publishing Inc. 1975 Card cover Very good condition 
Vintage coloring books are fun, but I will not buy one if it has even a single page that's been colored. This one is pristine, though there is some edge wear to the top left and low left at corners of the front cover. Among the many pictures are Main Street, the Disneyland Train, the Tiki Room, the Jungle Cruise, New Orleans Square, Dixieland Band, Swampland, Frontierland, Steamboat, Sleeping Beauty's Castle, the Mad Tea Party Ride, the Matterhorn and Cinderella's Castle. Lots of changes since this eary coloring book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Whispering Wind Magazine Vol. 17. No. 3,4,5 (Native American 1984)
15 Whispering Wind Magazine Vol. 17. No. 3,4,5 (Native American 1984)
New Orleans, LA Louisiana Heritage Association 1984 Vol.17. No. 2,3,4 soft cover Very good 
Very nice clean magazines which comprise three of the six issues published each year. Whispering Wind focuses on Native American culture, crafts and history. All three issues contain articles about Blackfeet women's clothing. Other topics which appear just once are a 1910 photo of Blackfeet women, the National Pow-wow VI., the Ponca Scalp Dance, Apache poetry, and Circles of the World, a photo feature of a Plains exhibit from Denver which at the time of writing was in New Orleans. All are illustrated in black and white. Magazines measure 8-1/2"x11 with 26, 30 and 26 pages respectively. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Joseph Rusling Meeker Images of the Mississippi Delta, C. Renolds Brown
16 C. Renolds Brown Joseph Rusling Meeker Images of the Mississippi Delta
Montgomery, Alabama Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts 1981 0892800186 / 9780892800186 1981 and 1982 exhibitions Card cover Fine condition 8-3/4x11" Joseph Rusling Meeker. 
The beautiful paintings of the Misssissippi Delta in both black and white and color. The story behind the images is sad due to the fact that the artist had not had a solo exhibition for 100 years. But then in 198 and 1982 -- Motgomery Museum of the Arts, Alabama; The Fine Arts Museum of the South at Mobile, Alabama; and The Historic New Orleans New Orleans.There is a good text, plus Henry Wadsworth Longellow's poem "Evangeline." The book measures 8-3/4x 11and has 39 pages. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Gombo Zhebes: Little Dictionary of Creole Proverbs Selected  From Six Creole Dialects, Hearn, Lafcadio
17 Hearn, Lafcadio Gombo Zhebes: Little Dictionary of Creole Proverbs Selected From Six Creole Dialects
New York Stated Will H. Coleman Reprint Hard cover Fine condition 
This booklet is marked as though it were the original published by Will H. Coleman. It's even dated 1885, but everything about this book is contemporary. Nonetheless it's an interesting one if you are interested in New Orleans and especially the Creole language and culture. The booklet measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" with 42 pages including index. Book is presented in both English and Creole. The author, Lafcadio Hearn was Irish, but worked in New Orleans as a newspaper reporter and then migrated to Ohio. Eventually he moved to Japan, married a Japanese woman, had children and wrote many books about Japan. This book is quite good because it also offers notes in English about the meanings and origins of the proverbs. Beautiful condition too. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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Landmarks of New Orleans, Huber, Leonard V.
18 Huber, Leonard V. Landmarks of New Orleans
New Orleans Louisiana Landmarks Society and Orleans Landmarks Commission 1991 1879714019 / 9781879714014 Card cover Very good 
This is a vary handsome book filled with quality black and white photographs covering the central business district, Algiers, Faubourg Marigny, Holy Cross, Faubourg Treme, Esplanade Ridge, Bayou St. John, Gentilly, Milneburg, the Lower Garden District, the Garden District, Irish Channel and Central City, plus uptown, floating landmarks, and Orleans Parish properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Book measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" and has 163 pages. Only defect is a bookplate affixed to front page with former owner's name penciled on it. Easily erased if desired. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Journal of Walters Art Gallery 1941, Miner, Dorothy E (editor)
19 Miner, Dorothy E (editor) The Journal of Walters Art Gallery 1941
Baltimore, Maryland Trustees Walters Art Gallery 1941 Volume IV 1941 soft cover Very Good Condition 
I am delighted to have found a few of these journals, as Dorothy Miner, a noted scholar on medieval illuminated manuscripts and taught by none other than the great Belle Da Costa Greene who acquired and maintained J. Pierpont Morgan's exquisite library, is on the masthead as editor. Dorothy was also the librarian and keeper of rare art and manuscripts. This is a hefty volume with lots to read. The main articles are: The Master of the Orleans Triptych; Gotto and Maimonides in Avignon; Italian Style in Catalonia; Among he Drurer Plagiarists; A Note on a Siense Resurrection; and Mice in Plague Pictures. There are also several smaller articles and info on exhibitions. Magazine is printed on quality coated paper and profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" and has 133 pages. Only fault is a few light spots of foxing at front and back page. Otherwise pristine with no names or writing. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Battle of New Orleans Sesquicentennial Celebration 1815-1965, No Author Stated
20 No Author Stated Battle of New Orleans Sesquicentennial Celebration 1815-1965
Washington D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office 1965 Hard cover Very good condition No dustjacket 
Very nice hard cover book published to celebrate the sesquicentennial Battle of New Orleans. The book is clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. There are many black and white photograohs, some portraits, others in active shots and larger groups. The front endopapers show the landing of the British Army.This was a big event including a six-mile run, patios by candlelight, a night in Jackson Square, garden district tour, an essay contest, luncheon aboard the U.S.S. Newport News, Twelfth Night Revelers Ball, Commemorative STamp Dedication, Grand Military Vctory Ball and much more.There are also numerous black and white photographs throughout. The book measures 6" x 9-1/4" and has 154 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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