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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Philately : Pre 1950 item #625283
 
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723089 (stock #1-0507)
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 4, double number, July 1947 - January 1948. Published by the Archeological Survey of India, New Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 321 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1940 item #1220367 (stock #02359)
A nice 1939 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin in AU condition. It has good detail and and it retains lots of its luster especially on the obverse (luster does not show particularly well on our scans). All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items. All scans are sized only and they are absolutely unaltered and unenhanced...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #41007
This is the BOOK: A CONNOTARY DEFINITIONS NOT FOUND IN DICTIONARIES. Authored and signed by a former Governor of VIRGINIA, GARLAND POLLARD, there are 118p; 7 5/8" X 4 7/8"; multiple illustrations; grade is VG+ NF. Entertainment and Humor, 1935 4th Printing
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1940 item #1220360 (stock #02357)
A nice 1937 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin with the double strike HP in VF+ condition. It has good detail and it is a nice example. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts. Please refer to the hi-res scans included in our listings for accurate sight grading of our items. All scans are sized only and they are absolutely unaltered and unenhanced...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1348475
SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 2 FRANCS coin, dated 1939, (10 gm, 27mm), CHOICE UNC, in LUSTROUS condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : North American : Canada : Pre 1940 item #1220338 (stock #02355)
A Canadian one dollar silver dollar coin ($1) dated 1939. This King George VI Parliament Building commemorative features unusual toning, with the untoned imprint of a quarter on the reverse. This coin was in a box in an estate for decades, and we rate this coin to be in EF condition. All coin and banknote gradings are subjective and are included as guides only, and are based on published grading charts...
Here is an original extradition writ that empowers Williaim H.Shields to "take and receive from proper authorities ...Cecil H. Kurth" Dated Oct 23, 1936 with Mayor Curley's Signature below a seal.The back of the document testfies to the transfer. (William is spelled incorrectly on the front page.)
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1940 item #1426454
A typed letter on the stationery of famous American novelist, playwright, short story writer EDNA FERBER (1885-1968), dated February 13, 1937, signed in ink by Ferber. It is addressed to a Miss Janet Cohn of Park Avenue, New York, and reads: "Dear Miss Cohn/You wrote to me about a possible dramatization of THE AFTERNOON OF A FAUN. Has the young author ever done any playwriting, or is this his first attempt? Would you be good enough to let me know a little more about him...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #532176 (stock #20050041)
Unsigned hand-tinted photograph of a stream/pond scene. Image size is 5 7/8 by 3 3/4 inches, mat size is 9 5/8 by 7 5/8 inches. Framed size is 10 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Condition is good with a water stain on left side of mat near frame, small white spot on mat in upper right of image. Pre-1940, original frame and backing, very minor damage to lower right frame corner. Horizontal coloration difference is due to lighting when taking photo of framed work, not a flaw.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1110577 (stock #6620)
A Charles Meryon Print Collectors Club book #126/500. This scarce art book from the Art Deco era published by the Print Collectors' Club of London, England in 1931. This 10 x 7-1/2" paper and cloth bound book has 31 pages plus 22 black and white illustrations following on separate pages; it is titled CHARLES MERYON AND HIS EAUX-FORTES SUR PARIS, and it is one of a series of limited edition art books published in this era...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1940 item #844708 (stock #ee1-1938)
Zen Kitsch
$65.50

"How to Write and Speak Effective English", by Edward Frank Allen. Published 1938 by World Syndicate Publishing Co. Hardback. 329 pages, no dust jacket. Good condition; would be very good for a book this age if not for some scribbling on the endpapers. Lovers of language can glimpse what has and has not changed in English usage over the past 70 years from this volume. An interesting sample of Depression-era writing.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Pre 1940 item #1461379
what pdx
$125.00
restrike Maria Theresa Thaler, Silver Pendant Tribal pendant Yemin Oman, coin silver 83-85% silver from what is known about these types of coins. Originally from 1780 but were created unto the early 20th c. This pendant has silver bail for a good-sized silver chain. Weight 42G coin and is 2.75" overall all bells included one needs to be reattached.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1197953
Rare 1931 Signed Limited Edition Book. Epic Poem on life and times of the early settlers of western Canada by Robert Watson with wood cut illustrations by Walter J. Phillips. Signed by both. Book in fine condition, slipcase shows some wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1301423
A hard cover published by the Trustees of Worcester Art Museum in 1935. The cover has olive paper on board with a tan paper label and spine. There is some splitting on the seam and top of the paper spine/label otherwise fine. B&W plates. 187 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347926
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1969, (15.08 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1940 item #513993 (stock #JA60021001)
EL-GALLERY
USD $1,500.00
This is a Japanese military map of North Asia dated 25th/29th July, 12 Year of Showa reign. This is translated to the 12th year of Emperor Hirohito’s reign. He became emperor in 1926 and died in 1989. Add the 12 year to 1926 that translate the map dating to 1938. This is a general Japanese military map of North Asia of the Japanese troop deployment and the armies that they are fighting against...