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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Purvine, Mary Bowerman & Helen Burnett
Mary B. Purvine, Pioneer Doctor
Santa Barbara, CA: Privately published, 1958

Limited edition of 100 copies. Quarto. 60 pp; 2 photographs, b/w illustrations. Oatmeal linen cloth with reddish brown leather spine with 3 raised bands & gilt-lettered title oin gilt-ruled box, in slipcase. VG+, a crisp, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed; slipcase shows light wear. #28 of 100 copies, presented to Virtue Gifford. Handwritten letter to recipient by author's daughter laid in; two Christmas notes by author to a cousin laid in. The author graduated from Willamette University in 1903, and began her practice in Condon, OR. The book features stories of her early days as a "woman doctor." Printed by Johnck & Seeger, San Francisco.
Inventory number #014044



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Gottfried, Arlene [Signed]
THE ETERNAL LIGHT
Stockport, UK: Dewi Lewis Publishing, 1999

Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Full of color photographs. Color illustrated boards, no jacket as issued. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers bright with no wear. Signed by Arlene Gottfried on title page. The photographer's first book, she spent four months photographing the Eternal Light Community Singers of Harlem, and ended up singing with the choir for five years, and joining the church community. She died in August 2017 at the age of 66.
Inventory number #014039



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Allen, Max
The Birth Symbol in Traditional Women's Art from Eurasia and the Western Pacific
Museum for Textiles: Toronto, 1981

Oblong quarto. 88 pp; b/w & color photographs by Brian Knoll; bibliography. Paperback. VG, gift inscription on inside front cover, else unmarked; covers with light soil.
Inventory number #014037



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Menu
Hotel Munson, Alumni Banquet, Wednesday evening, June 19th
Granville, NY: Hotel Munson, 1895

7" x 4.5". Fold-out card stock with crimped edges. Menu for Alumni Banquet, Wednesday evening, June 19, at 9 o'clock, P.M. Color cover image of seagull flying over sea with sailing ship below image of parchment banner showing date -1895. Meal featured soup, fish, boiled, roast, relishes, entrees, vegetables, and pastry.
Inventory number #014036



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Menu
Alfred's Souvenir Menu
San Francisco: Alfred's, n.d.

n.d., ca. 1940. 6.75" x 5". 8 pp; b/w photo of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge at night by Gabriel Moulin Studios. Gold & rust printed wrappers, die cut in center to show photo of Bay Bridge on first page. VG+. a clean, unmarked copy. Entire menu with entrees, appetizers, cocktails & wine for this famous Steakhouse, open since 1929. A self-mailer.
Inventory number #014035



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$80.00

General Electric
GENERAL ELECTRIC CATALOG GEA-600A
Schenectady, NY: General Electric Co., 1930

Quarto. 1146 pp; illustrated throughout in b/w; index. Dark blue flexi covers with gilt title on cover. Very good, minor dirt and rubbing to covers, spine titles somewhat dull. The 1930 edition, which supersedes the 1928 catalog GEA-600, offers the full line of GE products. Thumb index covers; generation, wire and cable, distribution transformers, lightning arrestors and capacitors, voltage regulators, switching equipment, switching gear, meters and instruments, lighting, motors, motor applications, industrial control, transportation, industrial heating, and misc.
Inventory number #014032



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

House Plan Book
Home, Fireside and Garden
Chicago: William A. Radford, 1926

Quarto. [20] pp; full of color illustrations & floor plans of bungalows. Color illustrated wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, cover shows scattered faint foxing, light soil, tiny tear to foredge of front cover. It contains color renderings & floor plans of sixteen models, most including an interior room and architectural detail of one exterior feature. Also color drawings of selected room in three California houses, identified by architect - Reginald Johnson, Marshall P. Wilkinson, and Henry Withey. With four one-page articles : Dignity of Owning a Home, Use of Water in the Garden, When the Owner Moves in, Helps for the Home Owner.
Inventory number #014030



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$850.00

Malhorta, Ruth & Christina Thon et al
Das Fruhe Plakat in Europa und den Usa. Ein Bestandskatalog. Band I: Grossbritannien Vereinigte Staaten Van Nordamerika; Band 2: Frankreich und Belgien; Band 3: Deutschland, Teil 1 + 2
Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, 1977

Quarto. Three volumes in 4. Volume I (1973) - Great Britain and the USA: lxviii, 226 pp. Volume II (1977) - France and Belgium: clv, 418 pp. Volume III (1980) - Germany; part I, 506 pp; part II, 363 plates. All volumes are Near Fine, in VG to Near Fine dustjackets, lacks slipcase for volume III; Vol I jacket has some chipping to crown, volume II jacket has closed tear to upper edge of front panel, volume III, parts I & II jackets are Near Fine. Text in German except for some limited English and French passages in volumes I & II. A monumental reference work on poster art, containing roughly 5000 illustrations, mostly in b/w with some full page color plates, as well as artist bibliographies and other information of import to the poster researcher.
Inventory number #014029



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Dent Hardware Co.
Catalog of Marble and Slate Stall Fittings and Trimmings. Volume II
Fullerton, PA: Dent Hardware Co., n.d.

n.d., ca. 1910. Octavo. 32 pp; full of b/w illustrations, index. Printed wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; cover has small sunned area at bottom of front cover. A wide range of lavatory fittings including brass standards, rails, flange & end pieces, angles & clamps, spring hinges, lavatory door latches, door stops, door pulls, wardrobe & towel hooks, urinal & sink strainers, soap cups, shower fixtures.
Inventory number #014028



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Universal-Rundle Corp.
Planning and Decorating your Dream Bathroom
New Castle, PA: Universal-Rundle Corp., n.d.

No date. Quarto. (20) pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Stapled wrappers. VG, one illustration with small image loss (p. 3), else an unmarked copy, minor edge wear. Features color schemes for nine bathrooms with various floor plans.
Inventory number #014026



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Sherwin Williams
THE HOME DECORATOR
Cleveland: Sherwin-Williams Co., 1937

Octavo. 34 pp; full of color illustrations of interiors & exteriors. Illustrated stapled wraps. VG, interior clean & unmarked, cover with light soil. Includes color schemes for bathrooms, bedrooms, closets, dining rooms, halls, kitchens, living rooms, sun porches, recreation rooms, as well as exteriors. Cover illustration by T.W. Cleland.
Inventory number #014024



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Alabastine Co.
Dainty Wall Decorations
Grand Rapids, MI: The Alabastine Co., 1908

Narrow quarto. 32 pp; 13 color illustrations; 27 panel designs & b/w photos. Red & beige embossed wrapper with string tie. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil, 2-in. watermark on bottom edge of front cover. The Alabastine Company, founded in 1879, produced a variety of paint products from the gypsum that was mined from the shale beds near Grand Rapids, Michigan. It's earliest product, a dry pigment wall paint, was marketed as a "sanitary" and "hygienic" alternative to more traditional wall coverings of the day, such as lead-based paints, whitewash, and wallpaper. This booklet offers color schemes for various rooms in a house, in addition to a church and a schoolroom. Not in OCLC.
Inventory number #014023



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Fenestra Casement and Basement Windows
Detroit: Detroit Steel Products Co., 1928

Quarto. 14 pp; illustrated with measured drawings, cross sections, suggested designs for lead glass panels, installation details for steel casement windows. Also elevations & details for steel casement doors; types, sizes & details of steel utility windows; and types, sizes & details of steel basement windows. Stapled booklet, VG, unmarked, two gutter margin holes, edges faintly damped.
Inventory number #014021



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Trade Catalogue
Hinge Division, Garage Hardware Division. Illustrated & Descriptive Price Book No. 83. Effective March 10, 1941
Pittsburgh: McKinney Manufacturing Co., 1941

Quarto. 184 pp; illustrations & specs of hinges, cabinet hardware, bolts, brackets, butts, door bolts, hasps, latches, etc. Red printed stiff paper with wire comb binding. VG, Library of Congress rubber stamp, else unmarked, paper clip dent; spine rubbed, minor edge wear.
Inventory number #014020



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Architectural Steel. Catalog No. 300
Skokie, IL: J.G. Braun Company, 1962

Catalogue A.I.A. File No. 15. Quarto. 37 pp; full of profiles & specifications. Printed wrapper. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. Contains baluster collars & spindles, handrails, handrail terminals, ornamental steel stampings, pipe rail fittings, railing components, steel mouldings, thresholds, treillage and tubing.
Inventory number #014019



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Trade Catalogue
Chamberlin Details for Wood Sash and Doors
Detroit: Chamberlin Metal Weather Strip Co., 1927

First edition. Catalogue A.I.A. File No. 19e14. Quarto. 50 pp; full of measured drawings, cross sections & specifications. Paperback, staples removed, loose sheets. Good+, edges lightly damped.
Inventory number #014018



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Ponderosa Pine Woodwork
Your Key to Convenience, Comfort and Charm with Beautiful, Enduring Ponderosa Pine Woodwork
Chicago, IL: Ponderosa Pine Woodwork, 1941

First edition. Quarto. 31 pp; numerous b/w photographs, plans, and elevations. Stapled wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy. A well-illustrated catalog showing the use of Ponderosa pine for doors, frames, windows, and woodwork in all rooms of the house from living room to bathroom. Ponderosa Pine Woodwork is a trade association. List of members tipped in.
Inventory number #014017



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Aladdin Company
The New Look in Homes for the New Year
Bay City, MI: The Aladdin Co., 1951

Small quarto. 16 pp; color & b/w photographs & drawings, floor plans & letters from customers. Stapled wraps. VG, bottom corner of pp 9-16 creased, rusty staples, light toning to pages. Price list & order blank inserted. Six models of homes: Brentwood, Lexington, Del Mar, Redwood, Greenbrier, and Ivywood.
Inventory number #014016



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Dow, Louis J.
A Book for the Corporation Executive
St. Paul, MN: Louis F. Dow Co., 1962

Quarto. [32] pp; full of b/w line drawings. Black textured paper covers. VG, no writing in book. Cover title "The Corporation Coloring Book, for Executive Use Only." A satiric look at American corporate life. Adult coloring books were popular in the early sixties.
Inventory number #014015



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Thieriot, Albert
Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George, N.Y.
Albany, NY: Delaware and Hudson Railroad Co, n.d.

n.d., ca. 1916. Octavo. [16] pp; full of b/w photos & pastel drawings. Cream embossed card covers with red embossed lettering & color coat of arms. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014013