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 : 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 : Pre 1950 item #143089
This is a GEORGE WASHINGTON CENTENNIAL PINBACK Political Pin dated 1900. The front image is via transfer printing process applied to base metal. Front reads: NATIONAL CAPITAL CENTENNIAL, 1900; the back has a crossover pin and no safety mechanism. From a Kensington, Maryland Estate, suburb of Washington, D.C. Note the Condition is EXCELLENT
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1404413 (stock #Af138)
This old tourist travel booklet describes the many places to visit in Mozambique while it was a colony under Portuguese rule. 46 pages ...size 5.5 x 8.75 inches .... There are about 40 black and white photos including one 22 inch long foldout of the capital city of Lourenco Marques. 3 color photos...lions, zebras, and elephants. This booklet is a treasure chest of information for anyone interested in African History
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723092 (stock #1-0508)
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 5, January 1947 - January 1949. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 113 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 : 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 : North American : Canada : Pre 1950 item #1220368 (stock #02360)
A nice 1949 Canadian silver dollar $1 coin in MS60 condition. It has superb detail and and it retains its complete mint luster (please note that our scans don't show the luster particularly well - it is vivid and attractive). A prize in this condition. 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 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 #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 : Books : Pre 1950 item #723085 (stock #1-0506)
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 3, January 1947. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 150 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 : Wine and Related : Coasters : Pre 1950 item #299769 (stock #527-06 )
A handsome sterling silver and gilt decanter tag for BOURBON, ca. 1940; stamped "sterling" and "353"; the oval label engraved in a handsome vintage script with fleur de lis accents; condition: some age appropriate surface scratches; measurement: 2 _ x 2 _ in., the label; height of chain, 3 _ in.
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 : 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 : 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 : Books : Pre 1950 item #1434596
Zen Kitsch
$35.00
An interesting example of cultural exchange around WWII. This book was originally published in 1936; this 1947 printing from Tokyo, while Japan was still occupied and recovering from the destruction of war, is of inferior quality as a book but a fascinating historical artefact. Broken binding reveals what appears to be re-purposed newspaper used in the creation. Covers feel to be cardboard or similar.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723452 (stock #1-0514)
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 13, Year 1957. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 145 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. Contents described on cover (see photo 1)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1306070
This is a fine bible book cover with astonishing hand chased repoussé work of Jesus Christ and his four apostles on the cover and back. The bible was printed in Oxford by the University Press in 1953 and is a translation out of an original Greek version with the former translations diligently compared and revised by His Majesty's special command. The silver cover is marked 900 and looks to be made earlier than 1953. The lock opens and closes properly...