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  • Catalog 158

    Bookseller: Schulson Autographs

    Specialties:
    • Autographs

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  • Catalog 159, Spring 2014

    Bookseller: Schulson Autographs

    Specialties:
    • Art
    • Autographs
    • Judaica
    • Literature
    • Manuscripts
    • Photography

    Other Specialties:
    Art, Literature, Science, Music and Dance, History,
    Judaica, Film and Theater.
    View the catalogue (5.01 MB): 1746_SA_Catalog159_digital-final.pdf
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  • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT 1900 – 1935

    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT 1900 – 1935

    Bookseller: Old Imprints

    Specialties:
    • Architecture
    • Ephemera
    • Maps
    • Twentieth century

    View the catalogue (1.1 MB): 1745_SouthernCaliforniaRealEstate_2014_04w.pdf
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    Fueled by Southern California’s unabated growth in population, the maps in the present collection reflect the real estate boom unfolding in the 1920s. Los Angeles, in particular, was viewed as a land of limitless opportunity. For the city’s elite, wealth had been created in a variety of ways: manufacturing, surface transportation, publishing, the film industry, oil, and of course real estate. With prosperity and the growth in population came the creation of new, vigorously marketed, subdivisions: Palos Verdes, the Hollywood Hills, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, the Wilshire District, etc. Similar transformations brought about by real estate development were unfolding throughout Southern California, but the heady prospects of the 1920s (and with them various grandiose real estate ventures) came to a sudden end with the economic collapse of 1929. However, during the prime years of growth and prosperity there was, as one prospectus proclaimed, "Big Lot Demand" with "Monster Gains" to be made in real estate. The following listing reflects, through an engaging collection of real estate maps (many with notations regarding price etc.), the growth of Los Angeles and other areas of Southern California during the roaring twenties.

  • Russia Sings!

    Russia Sings!

    Bookseller: Simon Beattie

    Specialties:
    • Music
    • Poetry
    • Russia

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    Documenting the development of Russian song collections in the 20th century: folk songs, children's songs, revolutionary songs, workers' songs, and songs by popular singer-songwriters.

  • Maggio 2014

    Bookseller: Cappellini Libreria Antiquaria di Gian Michele & Enrico Maria Pini

    Specialties:
    • Art
    • Bibliography
    • Literature
    • Music
    • Natural history
    • Old and rare books
    • Philosophy

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  • Bibliography - The History, Study & Art Of The Book - Catalogue 71

    Bookseller: Scott Brinded

    Specialties:
    • Bibliography

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  • Liste 11 - 48 livres sur les villes et provinces de France

    Bookseller: Librairie Prévost

    Specialties:
    • Old and rare books

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    Liste 11 - 48 livres sur les Villes et Provinces de France.
    Bonne lecture!
    Pierre

  • Special List 188: Paleography, Calligraphy, and Diplomatics

    Special List 188: Paleography, Calligraphy, and Diplomatics

    Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer

    Specialties:
    • Antiquity
    • Archeology
    • Bibliography
    • Calligraphy
    • Classics/Antiquity
    • Paleography

    Other Specialties:
    Spain, Portugal, Diplomatics
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    Special List 188: Paleography, Calligraphy, and Diplomatics, 25 items (a mix of antiquarian and more recent items), with color illustrations.

  • African-Americana

    African-Americana

    Bookseller: Between the Covers Rare Books, Inc.

    Specialties:
    • Education
    • Freemasonry
    • Music
    • Posters
    • Prints and drawings
    • Religion
    • Sports and games

    Other Specialties:
    Advertising, Original Art, Folk Art, Naive Art, Visionary Art, Murals, Abolition, Anthology, Signed, Inscribed, Baseball, Boxing, Civil Rights, Children's Books, Cuisine, Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Humor, Finance, Business, Fraternal Organizations, Gospel Music, Jamaica, LA Riots, Burlesque, Poetry, Photography, Racism, Slavery, Sociology, Broadsides, World War II
    View the catalogue (4.26 MB): 1739_BTC_Catalog_191.pdf
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    Our latest catalog of African-American history and literature contains many literary first editions, broadsides, ephemera, posters, original art, and other unique finds. Included in this offering are items signed or inscribed by James Baldwin, Eldridge Cleaver, Muhammad Ali, James Weldon Johnson, and Richard Wright.

  • Hunting and venery

    Bookseller: Librairie Eric Speeckaert

    Specialties:
    • Hunting

    View the catalogue (565.77 kB): 1738_Cat_Chasse&vénerie_E.Speeckaert.pdf
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    A selection of thirty rare books and documents dating from 1747 to 1990, devoted to the world of hunting: history, treaties, regulations, armorials, stories and novels, memoirs...

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