All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1950 item #1153954
A hard cover with blue boards embossed with faint gilt lettering and design. Published by Alfred Knopf New York 1946 and translated from the Icelandic by J.A. Thompson.The boards show some wear on the edges and staining otherwise in good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1950 item #1225003
Published by Viking in 1947, Kingsport Press. The original dust jacket shows minor wear. A nice tight Book Club edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1950 item #1416069 (stock #JB04829)
A scarce ink-SIGNED COPY of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' classic book about life in North Florida, "Cross Creek", published in 1942. This copy is NOT a first edition, lacking the "A" on the page where it would appear normally, and it is from 1945. This is a copy in average condition, with browning of the pages, some sunning, soiling of cover, and a large edge bump at bottom front. The signature is clear and bold. Former owner's price and so forth written in pencil on that page...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1314589
An oversized hard cover and unstated first edition published by Farrar and Rhinehart 1945. Printed by Beck Engraving Co. Features 131 cartoons. The front free paper (inscribed) and title page have small creases/paper loss (see photo);the brown boards have faded and are worn at the corners- otherwise fine. Dean is noted for his work published in the New Yorker, Esquire, Life, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Special Interest : Pre 1950 item #1388405 (stock #G641)
Offered is a very scarce, quite interesting, California, Folsom State Prison document that includes the Mug Shot and Fingerprints of a 23 year old convict.

The 8" x 8" heavy paper document presents pertinent, highly-detailed, personal data including: name, race, age, date of birth, occupation, county of residence, height, weight, fingerprints, unusual identifying physical marks or scars, and physical description, as well as crime committed and length of sentence...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #730432 (stock #0802)
Gamut Plus Jewelry
This vintage stanhope piece is a very rare find. It shows 6 historical landmarks of Northern Ireland, through the tiny peeper glass in the middle of its well-known, wild boar. The pictures and views, within the charm / pendant display 'A Memory of BALLYCASTLE:' GOLF LINKS, MURLOUGH BAY, ROPE BRIDGE CARRICK-a-REDE, MARINE ROAD and FAIR HEAD. The views great and clear. This stanhope measures 5/8" x 1/2" x 3/8" tall. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1312604
Here is an early, collectible hard cover edition of "The Eternal Companion: Brahmananda, His Life and Teachings" by Swami Prabhavananda. Published in 1947 by Vedanta Press, Hollywood CA.Blue boards ( showing some wear/spotting on the spine)with gilt lettering. No marks, no dust jacket, pages have toning. 246pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Pre 1950 item #1103531 (stock #1011100ME)
"Clownie" with original tag and all original clothes and shoes, no repairs, arms move as original, shows slight staining and rubber dryness, rare find, circa 1950, 8" tall. BX24
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #1287163
A former library copy published by Hyperion Press in 1949. The red boards show some wear, the front and back endpapers have been taped, one title page is clipped and there are library stamps. Seventy seven plates.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1950 item #285287 (stock #C-B0001)
A hand colored card in excellent condition marked "Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C T Art-colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)" "2--Post Card Specialties, Nerw Orleans, LA"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1950 item #1414977 (stock #2014)
A red ginbari and cloisonné-enamel vase Taisho/Showa era Of tapering oviform with white metal (silver?) rims, the front with a spray of naturalistically coloured roses on a textured ground. Height: approximately 4 inches,
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723080 (stock #1-0505)
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 2, July 1946. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 137 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1449594
A hand signed copy of the book "Lions and Shadows", 1947, by the noted Anglo-American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, autobiographer and diarist CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD (1904-1986). The 8 1/2" by 6" blue hard cover copy, published by New Connections, Norfolk, Connecticut is in acceptable good but not fine condition due to sunning of the spine and other evidence of cover wear. There is no dust jacket. Dedicated in blue ink as shown to "Don Carter", in February 1949...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1950 item #1337683
PONTOS, Amisos. Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Siglos (5.71 gm; 19mm). Aphro-, magistrate. Draped bust of Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / Owl standing facing with spread wings; AΦ-PO across field. SNG BM Black Sea 1059-61; SNG Copenhagen 122. Nicely struck on a compact flan. Reverse a bit off-center. Small die break on obverse at 8. Well struck on excellent metal. Choice Superb EF. Lightly toned.
Stamp is not in good shape.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #1457274
A copy of "Many Long Years Ago", 4th edition, 1945, in original dust jacket, HAND SIGNED in blue ink by the noted American poet of light verse, OGDEN NASH (1902-1971). The copy retains a dust jacket which shows its age. Nash was known for his unique poetic style.