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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: MI: Ephemera, Periodicals
9 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
[Author Unknown]  
Guide Book for the Edison Institute Museum, a : (Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan)

Publisher: Edison Institute; Dearborn, Mich: 1948.
Very Good Softcover 72 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Green softcover booklet, 34 b/w line illustrations. ; Title page date 1948. Rear page announces another book to be published in 1941. Guide to massive Henry Ford Museum, covering 200 acres, with objects from American history, including furniture, houshold items, agricultural implements, industrial inventions, toys, carriages, aircraft, locomotives, bicycles, automobiles, etc. ; Rear cover and edges of front cover tanned. No other flaws.

Appr.: | AUD 8.14 CAD 7.87 EUR 5.60 GBP 4.46 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 76.09 

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2.
[Author Unknown]  
Ironrite Ironer Company Advertising Card, 1937 : Detroit, Michigan
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Publisher: Ironrite Ironer Company; Detroit: 1937.
Very Good+ Ephemera 1 pages; ; Small size (63 x 111 mm) 2.5 x 4 inches. Bright orange stiff card, rounded corners, printed both sides, listing 5 points of superiority of company's line of ironers, 11 specific products with their features and prices over red line drawing of ironing machine with inbuilt folding table. ; Small note 'Glen 46%' in pencil on one edge. Old stain from removed paperclip. No other flaws.

Appr.: | AUD 11.63 CAD 11.25 EUR 8.00 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 108.70 

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3.
Baker, Rea Barr  
Hobby Crafts and Pastime Show : In the Twelfth Floor Auditorium, the J. L. Hudson Company, Detroit, Michigan, 1941
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Publisher: J. L. Hudson Company; Detroit: 1941.
Very Good- Softcover 16 pages; 24mo (5.5") 14 cm; Small booklet, fold-and-staple binding, pale orange pages with brown lettering throughout, 16 pages. Guide to craft show held June 2 through June 7, 1941, at what was then Detroit's largest department store. ; Some featured events: Puppet show by Margo and Rufus Rose. Old world crafts, arranged by Florence Cassidy. Crafts from Detroit settlements, by Mary Giovan Weinman. Hobbyists interviewed by Dorothy Garland. Antique autographed handkerchiefs, collected by Mrs. George Hogan Jr. List of members of Detroit Symphony Orchestra and their hobbies. List of exhibitors. More. ; Several exhibitors are marked in fountain pen 'good', 'exallent', 'peculiar' or other comments. Small closed tear to upper front cover, not affecting text. No other defects. Quite scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 13.95 CAD 13.50 EUR 9.60 GBP 7.64 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 130.43 

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Baker, Rea Barr  
Eighth Annual Hobby Show, the Importance of Hobbies in American Living : Presented by the J. L. Hudson Company, Detroit, Michigan, 1942

Publisher: J. L. Hudson Company; Detroit: 1942.
Fair Softcover 12 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small booklet, fold-and-staple binding, white glossy pages throughout, 12 pages. Guide to craft show held June 1 through June 6, 1942, on the 12th floor of what was Detroit's largest department store. ; Mainly a list of exhibitors, with a brief ad for Hudson's toy and hobby department and a few other sidebars. ; Every page has marks, some in fountain pen, some in ballpoint, some in pencil. Several exhibitors are marked 'good' or other comments. Worn but all readable. Binding intact. Quite scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 13.95 CAD 13.50 EUR 9.60 GBP 7.64 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 130.43 

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5.
Harlan, C. Allen  
Harlan Electric : Detroit

Publisher: Harlan Electric Company; Detroit: 1953.
Very Good+ Softcover 24 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff glossy blue and orange throughout, b/w photos of 32 managers and workers, 30 b/w photos of installations and pieces of heavy equipment. ; Promotional brochure from Harlan Electric Company, with eight subsidiaries in four states and Canada, a subcontractor for Chrysler and other major industries, installed entire electrical system of Detroit City County Building, etc. ; Very light wear. One faint vertical crease present throughout. No other defects. Quite scarce. ; Item laid in: one sheet article reprinted from Navy Conservationist on how Harlan saved US Navy $500k.

Appr.: | AUD 11.63 CAD 11.25 EUR 8.00 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 108.70 

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6.
Maniscalco, Joe  
Portraits by Maniscalco : Promotional Brochure, Joseph Maniscalco, Scarab Club, Detroit

Publisher: Joseph Maniscalco; Detroit: 1968.
Very Good- Softcover 16 pages; Oblong 24mo (5.5") 15 cm; Self-wraps, index, brief artist bio, 79 b/w (sepia-toned) reproductions of portraits by Maniscalco on 16 unnumbered pages, including covers. Artist's home address inked out on rear, as issued; studio address not inked out. Glossy throughout. ; Front cover foxed along fore-edge. Rear cover shows pale areas of discoloration. Binding of two staples intact. A rare and fascinating piece of art ephemera and Detroit area history.

Appr.: | AUD 10.47 CAD 10.12 EUR 7.20 GBP 5.73 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 97.83 

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7.
Voigt, Herpolsheimer & Company  
Chromolithograph Promotional Postcard : Voigt, Herpolsheimer & Company, Dry Goods, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1888
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Publisher: Voigt, Herpolsheimer & Company; Grand Rapids, Mich: 1888.
Very Good+ Non-Book Postcard; Stunningly beautiful full-color chromolithograph promotional postcard, 4 x 6 inches, showing a red rose, a redbird with blue wingtips and blue tail, a small yellow 1880s-style house, and the caption: Compliments of Voigt, Herpolsheimer & Co, Dry Goods, Cloaks, Carpets, Grand Rapids, Michigan, C-773.; Postcard is undated, reverse is unprinted. This large drygoods store existed under this name from 1870 to 1902. We place this postcard about 1888.; One corner shows a very light partial crease. Otherwise quite crisp. Has been inside a book for over 100 years and thus is as bright as the day it was printed. Extremely scarce.

Appr.: | AUD 27.91 CAD 27.00 EUR 19.20 GBP 15.29 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 260.87 

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8.
Windt, Charles A.  
Harmonie Centennial Grand Ball, 1849-1949 : Commemorating One Hundred Years of Harmonie

Publisher: Harmonie; Detroit: 1949.
Very Good+ Softcover 24 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; White plastic comb binding, textured gray covers with deckle bottom edges, black lettering, gilt decor, brief history of Harmonie (singing club founded by German Americans in Detroit 1849), 24 pages, 18 b/w photos, listing past and present members, officers, conductors and pianists of both the Men's and Ladies' choruses, glossy throughout. ; Laid in: program for Harmonie Centennial Spring Concert, Music Hall, April 29, 1949, with photos and brief bios of guest pianist George Haddad and guest soprano Rose Suzanne der Derian. ; Very light wear. No marks. One crosscrack to comb, otherwise binding intact. A rare piece of Detroit history.

Appr.: | AUD 23.26 CAD 22.50 EUR 16.00 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

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9.
Woodworth, Samuel  
Old Oaken Bucket, the : Promotional Item for Leonard Benjamins, the Old Reliable Clothier, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Publisher: Benjamin Leonards; Grand Rapids, Mich: 1881.
Good Softcover 12 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; LOT OF 3 booklets. Umber-brown covers, fold-and-staple binding, two-tone illustration on front, 12 unnumbered pages, 12 b/w illustrations reproduced from engravings. Each inside cover carries an ad for Leonard Benjamins, the Old Reliable Clothier, Grand Rapids, Michigan. ; Co-published by London: Pictorial Literature Society. ; Worn but intact. ; With this item you will also get: 1) Elegy Written in a Country Chuchyard, by Thomas Gray, same style, same advertiser, and, 2) The Village Blacksmith, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, same style, but this item has ads for Spring & Company, dry goods, Grand Rapids.

Appr.: | AUD 27.91 CAD 27.00 EUR 19.20 GBP 15.29 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 260.87 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 16126.
    
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