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Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute; The Story of Lady Wen-Chi, Robert R. Rorex; Wen Fong
41 Robert R. Rorex; Wen Fong Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute; The Story of Lady Wen-Chi
New York city Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974 Hard cover with Hard cover Slipcase Very good condition 
This book has been cared for very well. No defects and no names or writing. The mustard color boards are pristine, as are the pages and the slipcase. The eighteen "songs", poems , are in English, and are surrounded by beautiful art in both sepia and delicate color. The book inside its case measures 11" x 10-1/4" an and is hard cover. There's one other thing which is fun -- a handful of ephemera nestled inside. There's a Met catalog titled Scarves for Summer, two Asian greeting cards from the previous owner's friends, another Chinese exhibition notice in Naples, Florida; and yet another Chinese exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Cosmopolitan Magazine August, 1924 (Harrison Fisher cover), Roche, Arthur Somers; Trehune, Albert Payson; Morris, Gouveneur; Norris, Kathleen; Churchill, Winston S.
42 Roche, Arthur Somers; Trehune, Albert Payson; Morris, Gouveneur; Norris, Kathleen; Churchill, Winston S. Cosmopolitan Magazine August, 1924 (Harrison Fisher cover)
U.S. A. International Magazine Company 1924 Vol. LXXVII, No. 2 soft cover Good condition 
Handsome cover art by Harrison Fisher and a line at the bottom cover advertising Part I of the new Arthur Sommers Roche novel, "The Pleasure Buyers" set the stage for the rest. Inside you'll find dog expert, Albert Payson Terhune's article "This Proves to Me That Dogs Do Think"; Gouveneur Morris's story "Lady Bluebird"; ; Kathleen Norris's "The Girl Who Wasn't A Lady; and Winston S. Churchill's article, "My Dramatic Day With the Kaiser In All His Glory." Magazine measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/2" and has 180 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Postcard Grandstand For the Paddock, Miami Jockey Club, Romer, G.W. (photographer)
43 Romer, G.W. (photographer) Postcard Grandstand For the Paddock, Miami Jockey Club
Chicago Curt Teich Co. Unknown Circa 1920's Linen Very Good 
Beautiful linen card with just a tiny crease to tip of upperright corner. It's a gorgeous Florida day and the crowd is huge and well dressed. Look closely in the foreground and you will see a lady attireed in a slim skirt and red cloche hat -- VERY 20's. The Miami Jockey Club was relatively new in this picture shot by G.W. Romer, as it opened its door in 1925. But here's the odd part -- In 1927 a Florida Supreme Court banned on betting on horses which in the lurch for the 1928 season. In 1929 though, they came up woth a new system called the "buying option." To bet you bought a stock certificate (a postcard), and if the horse won you got a dividend. If the horse lost you were bankrupted. Betting became legal in 1931. Card is clean and unused and will arrive in a plastic sleeve. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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The Story of Lee's Headquarters (SIGNED), Smith, Tomothy H.
44 Smith, Tomothy H. The Story of Lee's Headquarters (SIGNED)
Gettysburg, PA Thomas Publications 1995 soft cover Fine condition 
Crisp as new! This one's gift-worthy with no names or writing, no creases, no tears, and absolutely pristine inside and out. The booklet measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and has 92 pages with black and white photographs throughout. The story of a stone house in harm's way, the widow lady who lived in it, and "the cloud of mystery" which has hung over it ever since the Battle of Gettysburg. Some say it was the site of Robert E. Lee's headquarters, others argue not. Much new info related here which, though it doesn't clear up everything, does shine a light on both the owner of the stone house (a powerful Republican congressman from PA) and Mary Thornton, the widow who lived there. 90 pages. Indexed. A lot to read!Booklet is SIGNED by author on title page. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Heroines of Hollywood; Portraits of Women 1933-50, Terry Nygren
45 Terry Nygren Heroines of Hollywood; Portraits of Women 1933-50
New York Friends of the Sheldon Film Theater 1982 Card cover Near fine condition 
If you love old movies this is a fun read. The focus is on the actresses and the shows throughout the booklet. Each actress, her leadng man, and her show get four pages of information and photographs. Among the many pairings are: She Done Him Wrong, Mae West; A Women Rebels, Katherine Hepburn; The Lady Eve, Barbara Stanwyck; Take A Letter Darling,Rosalind Russell and more. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 73 pages and 12 films. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Doll News Magazine Summer, 1983; Fall, 1983 (Clarissa Paper Dolls Uncut), Whorton,Judith (editor)
46 Whorton,Judith (editor) Doll News Magazine Summer, 1983; Fall, 1983 (Clarissa Paper Dolls Uncut)
United Federation of Doll Clubs Inc. 1983 Volume 32, Number 3; Volume 33, No. 1 soft cover Both very good 
Two very nice clean magazines with no spine crease and no labels. Much to read here! The summer issue includes Clarissa paper dolls from the 1861 Godey's Lady Book (uncut). Some of the topics found in the pair are: dolls with teeth, Civilian Defense Women Dolls WWII; cloth character dolls, Floradora dolls, mechanical dolls of the 19th century, bisque dolls with cupped hands, wax restoration, crosshatch heads in the 1890's, and American cousins of German character dolls. These magazines measure 7"x9-3/4" and have 198 collective pages. WORLDWIDE ORDERS WELCOME, but please contact us with destination so we can quote actual shipping costs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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