All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1970 item #1427197
A typed treatise on the Vietnam War by noted historian, George McTurnan Kahin(1918-2000).This facsimilie document is dated March 28, 1969, with supporting documents that include an article by Peter Arnett, the AP correspondent in Saigon, a Congressional record document(11/19/69)related to Vietnam, "Politics in South Vietnam" by Jerry Silverman an associate professor at McMaster U. in Canada,a rebuttal to Pres. Nixon's April 30th speech, chronology,etc.Stapled. 22pp
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 : Autographs : Pre 1990 item #1424854 (stock #1162692)
Johnny Depp Portrait -Original Photograph by Don Winters color photograph under glass and professionally framed frame size 30 x 34" photo size 14 x 19"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Special Interest : Pre 1900 item #1424604 (stock #TBD00329)
2 albumen photographs pasted back-to-back on one page taken from a larger album. These are posed photographs, presumably of the teams. One is the Polo team and the other is I think the Cricket 11. Underneath both in pen is the notation, “Sandhurst 1877,” this refers to the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. The polo players is 8 ¼ x 10 ½ inches and the Cricket players 8 3/8 x 10 ¾ inches...
A typed letter on official stationery of the Office of the Vice President, Washington, dated August 11, 1956, signed in brown ink "Dick", by Richard Nixon. The sheet, 9" by 7", is currently unframed. Text is "Dear Randall"/This is just a note to tell you how deeply I appreciated your expression of confidence and loyalty as conveyed in the wire I received from Sacramento last Saturday./As you can imagine, I have received a considerable volume of wires and letters during the past two weeks...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1492 item #1423717 (stock #JB03799)
The Nuremberg Chronicles is considered a landmark work in the history of the printed book, and an example of incunabulum (book printed before the year 1500). Described in Wikipedia as essentially a biblical paraphrase, and a history of the known world to that date, it is one of the most extensively illustrated books of the 15th century, considered one of the first to successfully integrate illustrations and text...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1930 item #1423686 (stock #JB04076)
Framed original vintage 1920's Lake View Brand label, for Pajaro Valley apples of California. The fruit was packed and shipped by Franich Brothers of Watsonville, Santa Cruz County (near Monterey). The label was printed by Olsen Lithography of San Francisco. Measures 13 1/2" by 15" in attractive gray weathered wood framing. Professionally framed (not examined out of frame). A very decorative item in excellent condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1423676 (stock #JB04136)
Antique small map titled "The World as known to Ptolemy", 1835, published by Joseph Thomas, London. The measurements are 5" by 6" inside the tasteful maroon map (10 1/4" by 11 1/4" framed). There is hand coloring in red outlining most of Europe. The map is very clean. Mat at lower extreme right has a bit of puckering/creasing. You could replace if so desire but most viewers would not notice this...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Manuscripts : Pre 1492 item #1423589 (stock #JB03792)
An page from a fifteenth century "Book of Hours", DOUBLE SIDED, page 6 3/4" by 4 3/4, framed with glass on both sides to facilitate viewing. There are 16 lines of text in Latin, decorative borders and capitals with extensive use of gold. According to Wikipedia, books of hours were Christian devotional books popular in the Middle Ages. They are considered the most common type of surviving medieval illustrated manuscripts. Generally they contained prayers and psalms...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1837 VR item #1423519 (stock #JB03389)
Early 19th century map of the world, in Mercator projection, the Pacific Ocean at center, titled at upper right "Mappemonde sur la Projection de Mercator", measuring 10" by 14 1/2" inside the double mats, and 16" by 21" as nicely framed. The map might date to about the 1820's. The United States is shown as "Etats Unis". There are numerous picturesque early geographic names like "Is. Sandwich/Owhyhee", "Othahiti", "Nouvelle Hollande" for Australia, The map is printed on old style paper...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1837 VR item #1423515 (stock #JB03504)
Rare original handwritten letter, apparently dating to the year 1801, by the famous, iconic English-language historical novelist, playwright, poet, and judge SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832). This is a folded sheet of ancient paper, measuring 8" by 5", two sides of which bear writing. When acquired it was in a frame with the engraved image of him, as autograph materials are often framed...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1980 item #1423266 (stock #JB05148)
A pair of typed letters on White House vice-presidential stationery, one dated October 27, 1972, the other dated August 27, 1973, each addressed to Beverly Hills, CA friends of the 39th Vice President of the United States, SPIRO T...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1960 item #1423164 (stock #JB04771)
A black and white 1950's photo of the famous Argentine, Juan Peron (1895-1974), inscribed in ink at bottom "al senor Herbert He. Jillson, con gran afecto/Buenos Aires, 18 febrero 1955/Juan Peron". The piece measures 14" by 9" inside the mat and 18 1/2" by 13 1/2" framed (no glass, as found). This is a fascinating piece of history. Peron of course was a world-famous figure at mid century. He was three times president of Argentina from 1946-1955, and again briefly from October 1973 to July 197...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Pre 1970 item #1423077 (stock #JB04503)
Ballpoint pen inscribed and signed black and white photograph of quarterback Bill Nelsen of the Cleveland Browns, circa early 1970's, the dedication reading "--Bob-- Best of luck in your future/your cousin Bill Nelsen". The photo measures 9 7/8" by 7". It is loose but protected in a simple inexpensive frame. Bill Nelsen (born 1941) was part of the 1962 national championship team at USC, and went on to a long career in pro football, as a player with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Br...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Political : Pre 1970 item #1423072 (stock #JB04485)
Original, HAND SIGNED AND INSCRIBED black and white photo from 1965, of the 36th president of the United States, LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON (1908-1973). Johnson became president upon the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963. He was elected to the office on his own in 1964. A Democrat, he oversaw the ramping up of the war in Vietnam and landmark social legislation. The photo is inscribed to one Ellen Oshim. The writing reads "To Ellen Oshim/with best wishes. / Lyndon B Johnson". On...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Autographs : Historical : Pre 1930 item #1423071 (stock #JB04646)
Original faded green ink pen signature and dedication by the famous heavyweight boxing champion and cultural icon of the 1920's, JACK DEMPSEY (1895-1983). The dedication reads "To the Old Boy himself my friend John Early Best Wishes Jack Dempsey Nov 22 -22 Memphis. Tenn", all written on top of a sepia-toned photo of the champ in his boxing days. Evidently the photo was long-ago cut down to become principally an outline, the top half of his body and lower legs dramatically standing out against ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Manuscripts : Pre 1700 item #1423011 (stock #JB04544)
A miniature size hand written in Latin manuscript page, double sided, measuring 4 1/4" by 3", and 8 1/2" by 6 1/2" nicely framed, likely of religious content. Written neatly in brown ink with red capitals in places, much as would be seen in an antiphonal sheet. Condition of this little item, a survivor at many hundreds of years old, is excellent.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1423002 (stock #JB04387)
Antique early map of central England's Oxfordshire county, by cartographer Robert Morden, originally published in 1695. This map is nicely hand colored. It measures 17" by 15" inside the green mat and 24" by 22" framed (no glass). The mat was seemingly permanently affixed over the margins of the map by the framer, but the central portion of the map does not appear to be laid down as there is play to the surface. There is central horizontal crease and slight handling creases in the field. No...