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12 Post Cards Hand Colored  Butcharts Gardens Victoria, British Columbia
1 12 Post Cards Hand Colored Butcharts Gardens Victoria, British Columbia
England The Gowen, Sutton Company Ltd. Unknown circa 1930-s-40's card cover Very good 
I have seen these cards individually, but never in this orignal set. All twelve are there and all are clean without any marks or writing. The folder is made of card stock which has a suede-like feel and is designed with a cut-out oval on the front to show part of the first card which is a scene of the Butchart residence. All scenes are hand colored and produced in real photogravure. The folder measures 4" high and 6-1.4" across. ORDERS OUTSIDE THE U.S. ARE WELCOME. PLEASE CONTACT US WITH DESTINATION AND WE WILL PROVIDE AN EXACT SHIPPING COST. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Post Card Beacon Hill Park, Victoria B.C. Canada
2 Post Card Beacon Hill Park, Victoria B.C. Canada
Victoria B.S. Canada The Coast Publishing Co. Unknown Fine condition 
Beautifully kept post card with sharp corners and crisp paper. Will arrive in brand new plastic sleeve. Card has a divided back and has not been written on or mailed. OVERSEAS ORDERS WELCOME. Please provide destination before ordering and I will quote exact cost. 
Price: 6.95 USD
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Postcard C.P.R. Empress Hotel, Victoria, B.C. Canada
3 Postcard C.P.R. Empress Hotel, Victoria, B.C. Canada
Vancouver B.C. The Coast Publishing Company Unknown Date Fine condition 
Very attractive, unused postcard with a pristine divided back and stamp box.This hotel is a Canadian national treasure and is revered as a historic gem. In 1965, however, it was getting a bit seedy and almost met the bulldozer, but was refurbished and brought back to life. Card will arrive in brand new plastic sleeve. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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School Souvenir District No. 1 Town of Howard, Steuben County, New York 1898-1899
4 School Souvenir District No. 1 Town of Howard, Steuben County, New York 1898-1899
Howard, New York Steuben County, New York Board of Education 1899 Card Very Good 
Vary handsome gold and white school souvenir from the town of Howard in Steuben, New York for the year 1898-1899. It consists of two pieces, both printed on heavy cardstock and tied together with dold cording. Meadures 3-1/4"x5-1/4". The souvenir was presented by teacher Henry W. Evans. Pupils included Victoria Sprague, Rena Razey, Mary Beverly, Phebe Hurlburt, Pearl Pawling, Della Cooper, Ella Razey, Claud Whitford, Nathan Hosmer, May Hosmer, Fay Dockstader, Hattie Rowe, Grace Beverly, Harry Pawling, Walter Hammond, Ella Hammond, D.L. Whitford, Olin Whitford, May Hosmer, Mable Pawling, Bessie Whitford, Susie Harter, Gertrude Whitford and Maud Whitford. Only fault is light ospot of foxing to card with names, but does not obscure printing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Scottish Annual and Book of the Braemar Gathering 1957
5 The Scottish Annual and Book of the Braemar Gathering 1957
Scotland Braemar Royal Highland Society 1957 Card cover Good condition 
This one has much to say in 326 pages, plus interesting advertising for hotels, perfume, office machines, clothing and much more in the back section. The best ads though are in the front with full color pictures -- especially the ad for Rolex watches. The annual measures 8-1/4" x 11". The yapped edges have been trimmed due to many small tears. The overhangs were scissored fairly well, but there is one little glitch to the outer side of the front cover. I also repaired two small tears with archival tape, one to front, and one to back. Among the article topics are a visit to Balmoral for the young Queen Victoria and a historic group in 1896; Scotland's Rare Fane; Housekeeping in Scotland in 1834; the Arrival of Queen Elizaeth to Balmoral in 1957;and Through the Royal Forest to Braemar. And those just a few things! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Victoria and The Triton (Sea Voyages, Color Fold-out Map) 1962
6 The Victoria and The Triton (Sea Voyages, Color Fold-out Map) 1962
Norwalk, Connecticut Burndy Library 1962 Card Cover Very Good 
What a handsome booklet this is! It's oversized at 8-1/4"x10-3/4" and has 58 pages. Beautiful drawings and a lengthy text explore marine technology through two seafaring journeys four and a third centuries apart. The material is divided into two parts -- part one covers the Victoria and part two The Triton. The entire booklet is nice, but the showpiece is the color fold-out map at the center of the booklet(see second photo). It's clean and tightly bound with no names or other writing. Only fault is a small dark spot at top edge of front cover. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Victoria Book of Days In Slipcase (1989)
7 The Victoria Book of Days In Slipcase (1989)
New York Hearst Books 1989 First edition stated Hard cover in slipcase Fine condition 
This is both pretty and wise, a gem to keep for yourself, or a gift for someone else. It's not a desk calendar, but a book of days which is divided into the four seasons. There's beautiful art in full color, classic poetry, snips from the text of classic books, recipes, and places to write your thoughts, your favorite things, and your memories. It has not been used and is clean and bright, as is the slipcase. The only minor thing is a pretty unused bookplate affixed to front paste down. The book measures 6-1/2" x 8-1/2". Among the authors are Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas, Louisa May Alcott, L.L. Montgomery who wrote the Anne of Green Gables books, and Shakeespeare. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Ladies Home Journal Magazine December, 1896, Beecher, Mrs. Ward; Harrison,  Benjamin
8 Beecher, Mrs. Ward; Harrison, Benjamin Ladies Home Journal Magazine December, 1896
Philadelphia Curtis Publishing 1896 Vol. XIV, No. 1 soft cover Very good condition 
This is beautiful issue in pristine condition. There is some minor rusting to staples, but it's not eye-catching. It's an oversized magazine measuring 11" x 16-1/2." There's a lot to read including What Christmas Means to Queen Victoria; When Mr. Beecher Sold Slaves in Plymouth Pulpit written by Mrs. Ward Beecher; The Unsocial Club of Women; Versatality in Singing; A People Who Live Amid Romance; The Judicial Deaprtment of the Government by Honorable Benjamin Harrison; and The Garden Party of the Empress. There's also a drawing of Scrooge executed by Charles Dana Gibson, crafts, fashions, poems, gift ideas, and homemade candies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Souvenir Book The Three Penny Opera; Great Lakes Theater Festival (1989), Brechy, Bertolt
9 Brechy, Bertolt Souvenir Book The Three Penny Opera; Great Lakes Theater Festival (1989)
Cleveland, Ohio Great Lakes Theater Festival 1989 Card cover Fine condition 
This one is very handsome and presents as brand new, but of course is not. I thought it was a program when I bought it, but it's actually a souvenir booklet which tells all about the play itself; its author ,Bertolt Brechy; its composer, Kurt Weill; the history of a "trailblazing musical" which debuted first in 1928 Berlin; and an interview with director Victoria Bussert. Measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 20 counted pages. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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All Men and Women Are Created Equal: The Story of Women's Rights National Historical Park (2005), Hanley, joanne M.
10 Hanley, joanne M. All Men and Women Are Created Equal: The Story of Women's Rights National Historical Park (2005)
U.S.A. Eastern National 2005 1888213140 / 9781888213140 Second printing Card cover Very Good condition 
Book is beautiful with so many historic photographs, plus the art which captures moments such as the drawing of Victoria Woodhull who was addressing the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives in January 1871 (see second picture). The text is ample also and includes these chapters: The Women's Wall, True Womanhood, America in 1848, Inauguration of a Rebellion, Declarations of Sentiments -- Then and Now; Women At Work; Fashioning an Image; Campaigning Women, School Matters; and Building on the Past, Looking to the Future. The booklet is clean and bright with no names or writing and no spine crease. It measures 8-1.2" tall and 11" across. There are 76 pages. The original book was published in 1996 -- this is the second one from 2005. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 1958 (Fritz Leiber A Deskful of Girls), Leiber, Fritz
11 Leiber, Fritz The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 1958 (Fritz Leiber A Deskful of Girls)
New York Mercury Press 1958 Volume 14 no. 4 soft cover Very good 
The cover art on this magazine goes with the novelet "A Deskful of Girls" by Fritz Leiber. Leiber was a prolific writer of sci-fi, horror and fantasy, as well as a poet, an actor, and a master chess player. This story appeared here for the first time, but was later included in a book along with other shorter works. It's a ghost story about a psychiatrist who keeps the ghostly auras surrounding his patients in his office after the people themselves leave. Other authors found in this issue are Chad Oliver, Anthony Brode, Robert Arthur, Avram, Davidson, Victoria Lincoln, Idris Seabright, Mark Van Doren, Anthony Broucher, Arthur Oesterreicher, and Brian W. Aldiss. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Gateway to Port Phillip Bay (1980), Moorehead, Leslie M.; Bognuda, Joan
12 Moorehead, Leslie M.; Bognuda, Joan Gateway to Port Phillip Bay (1980)
Victoria, Australia Jolbo Studio; Wilke and Company Ltd. 1980 irst Edition Hard cover Very Good condition Very Good jacket 
This is a nice clean copy with a like dust jacket. There are no tears or chips and jacket is covered with brand new protective mylar. The book is oblong in shape measuring 7-1/4" x 10" and has 70 pages. Beautifully illustrated throughout with art in both black and white and watercolor. Tells the history of this beautiful area of Victoria, Australia which encompasses 164 miles of navigable coastline from its discovery in 1797 by George Bass, a surgeon explorer who turned up there in his whaleboat, to the additions in 1951 and 1968 to Harold Arymtage's Castle in the Air, Delgany, which after being a private residence became the 62nd Australian Camp Hospital in the 40's, the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, and a school for deaf children. 70 pages. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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Great Women Paper Dolls 1977, No author or editor stated
13 No author or editor stated Great Women Paper Dolls 1977
Santa Barbara, California Bellerophon Books 1977 Card cover Very good condition, unused 
Very handsome paper doll book which invites double the fun of coloring and clipping. None have been used and the pages are tight and clean. The dolls include:Sappho, Cleopatra, Queen Boudicca (Celtic), Theodora, Lady Murasaki, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Joan of Arc, Vittoria Colonna, Pocahontas, Madame de Pompadour, Amelia Earhart,Queen Victoria, Susan B. Anthony, Florence Nightingale, Sarah Bernhardt, Beatrix Potter, Madame Curie, Anna Pavlova, and Bessie Smith. The book measures 8-1/2" x 11" 
Price: 14.95 USD
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The Burlington Magazine December, 2013, Shone, Richard (editor)
14 Shone, Richard (editor) The Burlington Magazine December, 2013
United Kingdom London 2013 Volume CLV, Number 1329 soft cover Fine Condition, As new 
Burlington magazines are so beautiful, but they only turn up once in awhile. I bought a handful this week and was thrilled to get them. It's oversized at 9-1/4" x 12-1/2" and is printed on coated paper with many color photographs. The articles include: Nicholas Poussin and the Roman art market in the 1620's; the Roccoco altarpiece of St. Ignatius, Chile's treasure; dating and attributing the earliest portrait of Benjamin Franklin; a discovered oil sketch by John Constable at the Victoria and Albert Museum; and "Frick buys a freak" -- Dagmon Bouveret and the development of the Frick Collection. There are also ten art book reviews and information on 13 exhibitions with photos including Vasily Kandinsky, Francesco Vanni, Sam Francis, and Saving the 20th Century. 
Price: 15.95 USD
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Masterpieces of Japanese Art Chisel, Wheel & Brush Over Twelve Centuries (1981), Yanagi, Takashi
15 Yanagi, Takashi Masterpieces of Japanese Art Chisel, Wheel & Brush Over Twelve Centuries (1981)
London, e England Bluett & Sons Ltd. 1981 soft cover Very good condition 
Beautiful art catalog with large photographs, several in full color. Inside the front cover of the catalog are two slips of paper. The first offers information about the preview exhibit which was at the Victoria & Albert Museum on October 26, 1981. The rest of the exhibition spanned October 27-November 27. The second slip of paper reads "With the Compliments of Takashi Yanagi of Kyoto who represented Japan. There are 23 plates showing the art and 51 pages in the catalog.It measures 8-1.2" x 11-1/2". Only fault is toning to top edge of back cover and around the margins of the pages which are printed on glossy paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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