All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1309859
A stated first edition published in 1932 by Doubleday Doran & Co. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. There is a faint smudge on page 11, the textblock has some darkening especially at the lower corner, the back board shows some fading, and there is a small notation in pencil on the back free paper - otherwise the book is in fine condition. No dust jacket. 314pp.
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 #1300984
A signed( "Happy New Year James Farley") hardcover published by Harcourt Brace & Company, NY December 1939. The jacket has a water stain on the inside flap and a faint stain on the edge of the first few pages stops at the title page.392 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347956
Offered is a U.S. OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1938, (12.52 gm, 30mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
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 : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1940 item #1209642 (stock #2068)
The China Coast
$250.00
The History of the War With Russia, Giving Full Details of the Allied Armies, Comprising Portraits of Celebrated Commanders; Events of the War; Battle Scenes; Views of Celebrated Places in the Seat of the War; Maps, Plans, Etc. , by Henry Tyrell, Esq., Vol. II and III, with steel engravings. Good condition with some foxing.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1388584
what pdx
$135.00
Walter Kanitz Wein 1932 Ex Libris Wood block Print. European ex libris print mounted to backing. The back printed Walter Knitz Wein 1932 , well inked no damage. Size W 2.75" h 4.5"
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 : 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 : Books : Pre 1940 item #1309858
A hard cover with green cloth boards and dust jacket published in 1936 by Charles Scribner & Sons. First edition/first printing with "A" noted along with the Scribner seal.The pages have toning, there is a name inscribed on the front free paper and also a note in pencil on the back paste down. The jacket has small tears, and some paper loss along the edges 602pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1152960
This is the French edition published in 1931 by Calmann-Levy. The red boards show signs of wear on the edges and the pages have yellowed. A name is written in blue crayon or pencil on the front endpaper otherwise unmarked.
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 : 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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347929
Offered is a SWITZERLAND, HELVETICA , SILVER 5 FRANCS coin, DATED 1944, (15.00 gm, 31mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1426814
A copy of the hard cover book "Canyon Country", by author Julius F. Stone, published 1932 by G.P. Putnam's Sons. The book is signed by the author and inscribed "To Lorin C. Tarlton with all good wishers" 10/25/1945" on the inside front cover in ink. The book describes a 1909 journey down the Colorado River, tracing the famed 1869 trip by John Wesley Powell through the then very little-known region...