Doris Frohnsdorff Antiques and Rare Books
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #1342230
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TWO VERY LARGE CHRISTMAS CARDS WITH NORMAN ROCKWELL DESIGNS. Grant. The Curtis Publishing Company, 1973. Card No.1. "GOD BLESS US EVERY ONE". Depicted is Tiny Tim from Charles Dickens' "Christmas Carol". The original oil painting by Rockwell was used for the cover of "The Saturday Evening Post", December 15, 1934. Card No. 2. "THE DISCOVERY" Depicts a young boy having discovered Santa's costume in a chest of drawers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1900 item #1161750
Doris Frohnsdorff
$24.50
VICTORIAN MINIATURE "CALENDAR OF THE SEASONS" Marcus Ward, 1885. A four-paneled calendar which originally would have been folded but now separated at each fold with each separate card measuring 4 1/4" by 2 5/8". The chromolithographed cards are printed in full colors and gilt. Each card features a portrait miniature of a young girl in a central medallion: 1.) SPRING; 2.) SUMMER; 3.) AUTUMN; 4.) WINTER. Please see enlargements for details...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1900 item #1159010
Doris Frohnsdorff
$15.99
AN EARLY L.PRANG CHRISTMAS CARD. 1880. It depicts a small child gazing at some birds on a tree branch from which hangs some Christmas stockings. Captioned: Hang stockings high,/ Christmas is nigh,/ And birds will surely find them./ And when they go/ They will, I know,/Leave many gifts behind them. Measures 5 1/4" by 3 1/4". In very good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1990 item #1129462
Doris Frohnsdorff
$12.99
PETER RABBIT STATIONERY. 10 Sheets. 10 Envelopes. F. Warne in association with Hunkydory Designs Ltd., 1983. Each sheet measures 9" x 5 7/8" and features a color illustration of Beatrix Potter's "Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail". In original cellophane wrap (partially split at right edge). Otherwise in MINT unused condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1990 item #1015497
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$15.99
A THEATRE PROGRAM for BEATRIX POTTER'S "THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER" BALLET. Sadler's Wells 4-28 Jan. 1989. The ballet was presented by the National Youth Music Theatre. The program for "THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER. An opera in 2 acts". With music and libretto by Douglas Young based on the original story by BEATRIX POTTER. Also included is another ballet - "Les Petits Rats". In mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #1015495
Doris Frohnsdorff
$7.99
AN INVITATION & ENVELOPE for an exhibition "PETER RABBIT & OTHER TALES. ART FROM THE WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER". The invitation is for a private viewing of the exhibition held at the Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University Faculty of Arts & Science on Thursday, March 31, 1977. Together with its original envelope. Mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1920 item #1006415
Doris Frohnsdorff
$45.00
TWO ISSUES of THE ADVENTURES OF JACK AND BETTY. By Clara Andrews Williams. Drawings By George Alfred Williams. Crowell Pub. Co.,1913. Two CUT-OUT booklets each originally issued as a supplement to "The Woman's Home Companion Magazine" in November and December of 1913. These charming items were each presented as one large sheet to be folded and assembled by children and made up as an eight page booklet...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #965285
Doris Frohnsdorff
$12.50
A PAIR OF BOOKMARKS COMMEMORATING THE FIRST MEETING OF THE LEWIS CARROLL SOCIETY (of NORTH AMERICA). The bookmarks were issued and given as a remembrance of the meeting held at Princeton University, January 12-13, 1974. Each bookmark is printed in the type of purple ink favored by Carroll and measures 7 1/4 inches by 2 1/4 inches. In fine condition. Many Carroll enthusiasts attended, including Martin Gardner, Stan Marx, David & Maxine Schaefer, et al.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1920 item #929564
Doris Frohnsdorff
$9.99
SIX ARTHUR RACKHAM PLATES. Loose plates, each with blank versos, extracted from Snickerty Nick and from St. Nicholas Magazine. 1. "Hark, Hark, The Dogs Do Bark". 2. "Jack Sprat And His Wife". 3. "Children In Kensington Gardens, London". 4. "The Little Boy". 5. "Dance Of Spring". 6. "Dance Of Winter And The Gnomes". No tears or creases.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1930 item #929289
Doris Frohnsdorff
$15.99
FOUR ARTHUR RACKHAM COLOR ADVERTISEMENTS FOR CASHMERE BOUQUET SOAP. Circa 1920s. Four advertisements - each one trimmed to the image only. 1. Garden scene of two young women in a rose arbor - measures 7 1/2" x 5 3/4". 2. "The Scent of the Rose" - measures 7" x 6". 3. "The Next Dance" - measures 6 1/2" x 5 1/2". 4. Interior scene with three young women - measures 5 3/4" x 5". Apart from being trimmed, each is in fine condition with no tears or creases.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1970 item #922652
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$15.99
A SET OF SIX BEATRIX POTTER GREETING CARDS. London, New York: F. Warne & Co. Ltd.,no date (1968). Each card has a folded measurement of 6 1/2 inches by 4 5/8 inches. Six different designs with 5 (of 6) envelopes). Printed in full color on fine card stock. See enlargements for details. The printed caption inside is: "With All Good Wishes". Each card's illustration is identified verso the cover- e.g. card #1 is an illustration from "A HAPPY PAIR". In unused condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #878994
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FACSIMILE OF A BATTLEDORE OWNED BY THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY. Boston: The Horn Book, Inc., 1941. A limited edition - this is No. 567 of 1000 copies. A tri-fold stiff card with folded measurement 4 7/8 inches by 3 1/4 inches. This is a facsimile of an original Battledore which was printed and sold by C. Croshaw, York, England. It features upper and lower case alphabets for instructing young children along with woodcut engravings for their amusement. In fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #871093
Doris Frohnsdorff
$10.99
A LARGE DIE-CUT CARDBOARD HALLOWEEN JACK-O-LANTERN DECORATION by DENNISON. With Dennison's imprint lower right (see enlargement 4). The decoration depicts a frightened Jack-O-lantern looking fearfully at a scary OWL. There is a punch-out hole (not punched) at the top for hanging. The decoration measures 6 3/4 inches by 5 1/2 inches. Printed in vibrant Halloween colors. In excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1990 item #871091
Doris Frohnsdorff
$10.99
A LARGE DIE-CUT CARDBOARD HALLOWEEN JACK-O-LANTERN DECORATION by DENNISON. Imprinted - DENNISON U.S.A.O5F (see enlargement 2). Printed in vibrant Halloween colors. The card has a small punch-out area, for hanging, at the top and which has never been punched. Measures 6 3/4 inches by 5 1/2 inches. In excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1990 item #871090
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$5.99
A LARGE TRI-FOLD DIE-CUT NORCROSS HALLOWEEN JACK-O-LANTERN DECORATION. The item is formed in three sections (see enlargement 2). The base has a printed Halloween verse (see enlargement 4). There is a small gilt foil sticker of an owl on the back where someone has captioned, in ink, "Hoo?" (see enlargement 3). In very good condition. Folded measurement is 7 inches by 5 inches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1900 item #867818
Doris Frohnsdorff
$9.99
A VICTORIAN VALENTINE. Multi-layered with the base embossed and printed in blue, white and gilt. Topped with a chromolithographed piece with border of pink wild roses and centered with an image of two young girls and a dove. On top are two silvered scrap pieces - each with some damage (please see enlargements for details). Inside is a seven line poem and an illustration of a tree with a bird house and birds. There are no inked or pencilled names or inscriptions...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1900 item #865145
Doris Frohnsdorff
$25.00
A GORGEOUS VICTORIAN VALENTINE. Circa 1890s...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1900 item #864951
Doris Frohnsdorff
$15.00
A VICTORIAN DIE-CUT HEART VALENTINE GREETINGS CARD. Circa 1890s. Scalloped edge. Captioned "With Sincere Regards". The card depicts a charming young girl. Verso is blank. In excellent UNUSED CONDITION. The card measures 3" x 2 3/4".