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1 "...The People are the City"; Three Cleveland Neighborhoods 1796-1980
Cleveland, Ohio The Cuyahoga County Archives 1980 soft cover Very Good 
Not as easily found as one would imagine and in very nice condition. Measures 9" tall and 12" across. Text and photographs are plentiful and focus on the Cleveland, Ohio neighborhoods of Tremont, Hough and Broadway. Much history and other info in 38 pages. Booklet derived from exhibits mounted by the Cuyahoga County Archives. Includes notes at back for reference. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 "A Fares" of a Cleveland Cabby by A Real Cab Driver (1997)
Parma, Ohio Thomas J. Jasany 1997 soft cover Very good condition 
When this booklet came out on the market its author was a bit of a celebrity. It's very simply made, but it's wild and woolly with stories of daily life in the big city broken down into small vignettes -- 70 in all. They're funny, poignant and and at times risque. Plus there's a list of the cabby's 25 places to go in Cleveland and most of them are still there! Booklet measures 8-1/2"x11" with 81 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 "A Scottish Evening" Derwentwater Print
Unknown Unknown Fine 
I bought this pretty pastel print from a bookstore that went out of business some years ago, but I kept it thinking I would frame it. Seeing that that hasn't happened, however, the time has come ("the Walrus said)to talk of other things. I wish I could tell you who created it, but the artist failed to sign it. All I can see by holding a magnifying glass up to the tiny penciled writing under the image is the title, "A Scottish Evening", which depicts Derwentwater, a beautiful area you can visit online. The entire thing measures 6"x10", but the image which is set into the place designated for it (creates a mat) is 3"x5". The entire piece is crisp and clean with no damage. Perfect for a cozy little spot. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Postcards Views of Monticello
4 15 Postcards Views of Monticello
Virginia Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Inc. Unknown Near Fine 
Beautiful glossy set of 15 postcards, each showing a different aspect of Monticello, the exquisite Charlottesville, Virginia home of President Thomas Jefferson. The cards are slightly oversized at 4" high and 6-1/4" across. None have been used. All are nicely kept with sharp corners. Only fault is light toning around the edges of the reverse sides. Views include Jefferson's bedroom, Jefferson's study, the library, the entrance hall, the tea room, the dining room and tea room in a single picture, the wine cellar, the parlor, the entrance hall looking westward, the west front exterior, a different view of the west front exterior, the kitchen, the south plaza conservatory, a view of the exterior with the fish pond, and the ding room by itself. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Vintage Beauty Labels
5 16 Vintage Beauty Labels
Chicago for all Princess Pat, Lucille Young, and Gordon's 1920's-30's in plastic sleeve Very Good condition 
Here we have eight medium labels for beauty items and five several small ones for the same. The first row shows Memry Vanishing Cream by Gordon's, next is a large Lucille Young skin whitener, and a small winkle masque. The second row shows Gordon's nail poish and Gordon's Hair Tonic together, A large Princess Pat with a small Princess Pat Cuticle Oil on top of it and a Princess Pat Cream Skin Food; The last row has two large and three small ones, one of hich is Princess Pat Nail Polish Remover. The three companies date back from the 20's and 30's 
Price: 21.00 USD
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1862 Johnson's Map of Washington and Oregon
6 1862 Johnson's Map of Washington and Oregon
Unknown Location Johnson and Ward circa 1863 later printing 
The 1862 map of the territories of Washington and Oregon is a lovely thing with its hand coloring and handsome double face font for lettering. If you look in the lower corner you see the number 57 which indicates it was the 57th plate in Alvin J. Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas published originally by Johnson and Browning in 1862. The question is when was this particular one printed? It states on the map that the publisher was Johnston and Ward which means it's around 1863, as that's the year the company's name changed from Johnson and Browning to Johnson and Ward. The map was made at the start of the Civil War with much land especially in eastern Oregon not settled, but you can also pick out sites such as Mt. Ranier and Fremont's Peak among others, plus you can see the route proposal for the Pacific Railroad. The map measures roughly 13" x 17". It's a guess though because it's been professionally double matted snd that's all I can see of it. Only faults are a dark spot to upper right corner and a small surface mar to mat at about 3-1/2" down from the top left. There is a small tear to the mat and a thin indentation next to it on the map itself, but the paper is not torn. The map including matting mesures 18" x 22". Will ship for $2 in U.S. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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1920's Photograph Girl's First Holy Communion
7 1920's Photograph Girl's First Holy Communion
Cleveland, Ohio B.A. Marquard circa 1920's Card cover Very good condition 
This lovely little girl with her bobbed hair, tee-strap shoes, and bonnet veil is adorable. In her hands are the usual rosary and prayer book given to her for First Communion. There's no indication of her name -- the only thing we know for sure is that she was likely a native of Cleveland. The image itself, minus the"frame" and the outer card folder is 3-3/4" x 5-1/2". In the folder it's 6-1/4" x 8-3/4". 
Price: 12.00 USD
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1930 Liberty Magazine Calendar (1973 REPRINT Leslie Thrasher Art)
8 1930 Liberty Magazine Calendar (1973 REPRINT Leslie Thrasher Art)
Coshocton, Ohio Liberty Library Corporation 1973 soft cover Very good 
I wish this were the original calendar from 1930, but it's very obvious that it's not given the advertising info on the front for Akron Industrial Metals Co. But it's still very cute and even threw recipients a bone since 1975 and 1930 shared common dates which meant it could actually be used. Fortunately it was not used, or all the pages may have been discarded. Every month shows a bright color image featuring cute kids rendered by Leslie Trhasher and original advertising on the back. The calendar measures 7"x12-1/2" and has a metal hanger at the top. Only fault is a small stain over the "y" in Liberty on the front. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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1940's Wedding Pictures; Hand Colored and Duotone
9 1940's Wedding Pictures; Hand Colored and Duotone
Cleveland, Ohio Atlas Studio Very Good 
These are very interesting - not just because everyone looks so nice and they're sooooooo 40's, but because of the photography. What we have here is a framed duotone under glass and a loose hand-colored photo of the same wedding with the addition of the groom and groomsmen. Both photos were take by Atlas Studio of Cleveland, but, sadly, we don't know who these people are. The duotone is sealed in a leatherette frame which has a stand on the back for display. The inside image is 8"x10" and the frame is 11-1/2"x13". The color one is also 8x10", so it's easy to frame. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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1945 British Calendar Glamis Castle former Home of the Queen
10 1945 British Calendar Glamis Castle former Home of the Queen
Dundee J.B. White 1945 Very good 
What a charming item this is -- a calendar comprised of two pieces -- the large one which is a print of Glamis Castle of Dundee, former home of the Queen Mum, mounted on cardboard with a paper mat and measuring an ample 6-1/2" x8". The image is in full-color, as is the cameo portrait of the Her Majesty in the upper right corner. The ribbon at the top is for hanging. Suspended, also with the same ribbon, is a small calendar with all pages intact. This measures 3"x4". The calendar was given as a gift as per inscription at back which reads "Glamis Castle is only 5 miles from Longacre. Wishing you all the best for 1945." It's signed on the gift sticker provided by the printing company "Betty." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1952 Yearbook; Central High School, Omaha, Nebraska (The OBook)
11 1952 Yearbook; Central High School, Omaha, Nebraska (The OBook)
Omaha, Nebraska Central High School 1952 Hard cover Very good condition 8-1/4 
I don't buy many yearbooks, but this one is special. I have never seen so many signatures from the classes of Central High School in Omaha. All of the good wishes were written for Toby. Toby was a girl -- a popular girl -- and yet I couldn't find her full name. It could be that Toby was a nickname. At any rate, this is an amazingly fun book. I almost passed it by, but I'm glad I didn't. I did the math -- okay, my husband did the math -- but now we know that if she was 18 in 1952 she would be in her early 80's. I think this one is a keeper for the right person -- a family treasure! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1972 Cadillac Owner's Manual in Original Plastic Case (With Emissions Booklet)
12 1972 Cadillac Owner's Manual in Original Plastic Case (With Emissions Booklet)
Detroit. Michigan Cadillac Motors 1972 soft cover Good 1 
If you're restoring an old car there's nothing like the original manual to tuck into the glove compartment. Here we have not only the manual, but also the accompanying booklet about the car's emission control systems and their required maintenance and warranty information. Both measure 5" tall by 8" long and fit into their original blue plastic holder. The owner's manual shows some rubbing to blue cover and a small stain to side of text block which can be seen on the very edge of some pages inside. The emissions book is quite good with a light ring stain from a glass at back. Overall, both are still quite respectable. Manual has 84 pages and is illustrated with black and white photos, charts, and drawings. The emissions booklet has 15 pages and is illustrated with drawings. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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1976 Bicentennial Cotillion Ball of Czechs and Slovaks Program (Cleveland, Ohio)
13 1976 Bicentennial Cotillion Ball of Czechs and Slovaks Program (Cleveland, Ohio)
Cleveland, Ohio Czech and Slovak Cotillion Ball Committee 1976 card cover Very Good condition 
Very nice booklet for an event which took place at the Sheraton Cleveland Hotel, Saturday, February 21, 1976. The booklet measures 5-1/2" tall and 8" wide with 68 clean tightly bound pages. The program lists a social hour, followed by dinner, a performance by "Jump", a Modern Dance Club from Chicago, and then dancing for everyone to Paul Burton's Orchestra. There are also photos and bios of the debutantes of which there were eight, plus photos of members of the Chicago Modern Dance Club. The rest of the booklet covers facts about various Czech and Slovak organizations and a gallery of Czech and Slovak people who excelled in many disciplines to contribute to the United States of America. Many local ads at back. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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1978 Calendar Dance Magazine Quotes the Greats (School of Cleveland Ballet)
14 1978 Calendar Dance Magazine Quotes the Greats (School of Cleveland Ballet)
New York City Dance Magazine 1977 soft cover Fine Condition 
This was an annual calendar designed and published by Dance Magazine for distribution to entities such as the School of Cleveland Ballet which could have their name printed on the final page for their own advertising. I have seen these before, but always missing at least one page. This one has all 12 and all are pristine. Each month shows a photo of a famous dancer along with a quote from each. The 1978 calendar aimed the spotlight on Alexandra Danilova, Natalia Makorova, Peter Martins, Edward Vilella, Vaslav Nijinsky, Louis Peres, Cynthia Gregory, Margot Fonteyn, Erik Bruhn, Martha Graham, Mikail Baryshnikov, and Anna Pavlova. Measures 4" x 8-3.4" 
Price: 12.00 USD
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1993 National Fall Shoot September 11-19 (Walter Cline Range Friendship, Indiana)
15 1993 National Fall Shoot September 11-19 (Walter Cline Range Friendship, Indiana)
Friednship, Indiana National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association 1993 soft cover Very good condition 
Very nice program which includes the winners from the various matches. The event is held by the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association located in tiny Friendship, Indiana. These matches drew in a lot of people, both bystanders and competitors. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 39 pages. It's very clean and somehow managed not to get folded in half. If you were there and lost yours here's a chance to get a replacement. I've never seen these out in the wild before this one! 
Price: 12.00 USD
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25th Independence Day Dance North American Association of Venezuela 1966 (program)
16 25th Independence Day Dance North American Association of Venezuela 1966 (program)
The North American Association of Venezuela 1966 soft cover Good 
Surprisingly scarce program published in honor of the 25th Independence Day Dance hosted by the North American Association of Venezuela. Clearly, this was a big event, as the ads in the program are largely national -- Chrysler has the back cover and Helena Rubenstein cosmetics has the flip side. Others inside include Ponds, Sears, Chevrolet, Elizabeth Arden and many more. The program is large at 9"x12" and has much information about the event itself, the liberation of Venezuela, and the ties that bind Venezuela to the United States. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The program is clean and tightly bound, but does show light foxing to outer edge of front cover and also at first two pages. Otherwise very nice. Slight tobacco scent. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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30 Postcards G. F. Castleden New Orleans Sketches (1924-1929)
17 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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A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's (1978)
18 A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's (1978)
London Sotheby's 1978 Card cover Fine condition 
This is an unusual catalog for an auction, even by Sotheby's many handsome examples. This one features a famous person on each page -- the Duchess of Windsor, Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, Edna Winston, Elton John, Countess Mona Bismarck, the Count and Countess du Boisrouvray, Ava Gardner, Helene Beaumont, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and Marlene Dietrich. The jewels are top drawer from the most revered jewelers in the world and each is beautifully described. Catalog is printed on glossy paper throughout. The back paper which appears to be obstructing the photos, are just narrow strips with info on both sides. Catalog is clean and gorgeous with no names or writing. It measures 9" x 10-1/2". Very special. (Advertising) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A Ceremony Unveiling the Portrait of Chairman Morris K. Udall 1965
19 A Ceremony Unveiling the Portrait of Chairman Morris K. Udall 1965
Washington D.C. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs Wednesday, February 6, 1965 Hard cover Very good condition 
This is a remarkable item, a souvenir and program of the unveiling of the portrait of Chairman Morris K. Udall. The event took place on Wed., Feb.6, 1985. The booklet holds biographical material, plus the program, and the remarks of various speakers. What's also surprising is the fact that the pages are bound in blue cloth over boards. The book is a hardback and measures 6" x 9-1/4" and has 14 clean pages.The book is also SIGNED by Udall to Akron Metropolitan Park System. Udall was elected Chairman of the Interior and Insular Affairs in 1977. He SIGNED the book thus, "To my cherished friend and ally, John Seiberling." M. Udall." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Coronation Costume Ball Under the Direct Patronage of Their Majesties 1937
20 A Coronation Costume Ball Under the Direct Patronage of Their Majesties 1937
London, England The Majestries, the King and the Queen 1937 Thursday, May 13 Soft Cover Very Good 9 
What a handsome souvenir of King George the Sixth on his Coronation. The event was not only for the above, but the event was backed by donations for a National Theatre. There is also an article of Westminster Abbey; another for The Shrine of England's Soul. Also covered wereBuckingham Palace, and Heralds and Pursuivants. There are alsothe list of events at the big event at Royal Albert Hall. Very nice. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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