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Menu-Sweets Restaurant, New York's Oldest Sea Food Restaurant, 1962. ..
Price: $20.00

Folded soft cover with green and black print, fish pattern decorate the side of cover, WHitehall 4-9628, opens to full menu and restaurant information, dated Tuesday March 13, 1962, back cover features wine and liquors. Stapled to menu is a card "We suggest... Imported May Wine" Menu for Sweets, established 1845, 2 and 4 Fulton St., "under the direction of Charles J. Lake and Lea Lake, Sweets Sea Food House, Inc." Menu features Oysters, clams, Shellfish; Relishes and Juices; Salad and Cold Dishes; Potatoes; Vegetables; Eggs and Omelettes; Cheese; Soups, Sea Food; Ready Dishes; Desserts and Pastry; Beverages. Also noted are Aperitifs, Beers and Ales. On back cover an extensive alcohol list consisting of Cocktails; Mixed Drinks; Whiskies; Brandies; Cordials and Liquors; Rum; Gins and Vodka; Wines and Champagnes; Beer and Ale. 12" x 9 1/4". creased, some staining
Menu-H. Hicks & Son, America's First and Foremost Fruit Shop, New York , ca. 1936. ..
Price: $25.00

Folded printed soft cover with raised gold print, full detailed menu inside, back cover lists restaurant information. H. Hicks & Son Inc. 1863-1936, America's First and Foremost Fruit Shop, 660 Fifth Avenue, New York. Menus sections include Appetizers; Sandwiches; Salads; Cheese; Fresh and Preserved Fruits; Hicks Famous Sodas; Sundaes; Ince Creams; Ices; Plain and Fancy Fruit Drinks; Milk Drinks; and Beverages. Meals include Breakfasts; Luncheons; Afternoon Tea; After Theatre Snacks. Items of mention are Steamer, Fruit, Nut, Candy and Gift Baskets; Hicks' Sherry's, Bagatelle and Bauer's Chocolats; Hicks Finest Beluga Caviar; Imported Biscuits; and Rare and Hot House Fruits. 9 1/4" x 6". slight staining
Menu-McGinnis' of Sheepshead Bay, New York,. ..
Price: $25.00

Tri-fold menu with gold, green, and black print, separated by Special Luncheons, Special Dinners, Deluxe Dinners. Cover  states "Special Luncheons Dinners and Suppers for Groups & Parties" McGinnis' of Sheepshead Bay, The Roast Beef King, In the 'Heart' of the Theatrical District... established 1897" located at Broadway at 48th Street New York City, Columbus 5-0300. Items favor sea food such as Maine Lobster, 7-course shore dinner, broiled mackerel, and Long Island Flounder but also include broiled chicken, sirloin steak, and roast prime ribs of beef. A description of the dining rooms, specialties and additional information on orders is also listed. 9 1/2" x 4" (folded).
Menu-German-American Rathskeller, New York, ca. 1961. ..
Price: $30.00

Folded printed paper titled German-American Rathskeller, 190 Third Avenue at 17th Street New York, inscribed in pen in corner "Larry Smith Sept. 1961", reverse features the lunch menu with red printed images. Menu contains appetizers; desserts; cheese; and sandwiches. Some items of note are Boneless Sardines, Canape of Anchovies; Herring in Cream; Welsh Rarebit; Golden Buck; French fried potatoes; and a multitude of sandwiches both American and German. 6 1/2" x 8" (unfolded). discoloration and creasing, inside has cardboard remnants where something had been stuck
Menu card for New Years, Moseley's New Haven House, 1908. ..
Price: $32.00

An 8" x 5"  menu card for New Year Dinner on January 1, 1908.  Fare includes Oyster Gumbo, Fried Westport Smelts, Mallard Duck and much more.  Reverse is blank. Light wear and age toning. . Seth Hamilton Moseley, was the successful hotel manager and owner of one of the finest hotels in New York City. Due to ill health Moseley was forced to retire and travelled through Europe and the United States until 1867, when he moved to New Haven and purchased the New Haven Hotel. The hotel gained a reputation for its exceptional quality and it became the regular host for visitors of Yale, politicians, businessmen and ordinary travelers.  An elevator was finally installed in 1887.
Martha Washington Tea, Feb 1892 Die-cut in shape of bust of Martha Washington ..
Price: $34.00

A 7" x 4 1/2" menu die-cut in the shape of a bust of Martha Washington for a Martha Washington Tea."Souvenir Feb. '92 " hand penned at base.  Fare includes creamed oysters, veal croquettes, tongue, Lemon Jelly and much more.  Reverse is blank. Light wrinklng and discoloration at base..
Invitation and Menu to a 7 Year Olds Birthday Party 1885. ..
Price: $35.00

A single-fold 4 1/4" x 3 5/8" invitation with what appears to be a Kate Greenaway knock-off illustration on the front cover.  The invitation is to celebrate the Seventh Birthday of Master Earl E. Davidson, on Feb. 2, 1885, Jamaica Plain (MA).  The reverse has the menu for the special Birthday Supper.  Fare includes Mellin's Food, Escalloped Oysters, Apple Marmalade and more.  . 1" separation at fold.
Grocery and Wine Price List, H. Gogard, Paris, ca. 1900. ..
Price: $40.00

Single page price list written in French. Printed list with handwritten prices, shop located on Rue de l'Oratoire de Route 37. "Epicerie & Vins" Titled sections are "Epicerie, Articles Anglais, Thes, and Vins" (grocery, English articles, teas, and wines) 8 1/4" x 5 1/2". handwritten prices, creases, tear at top
Martinet Menu Du Jour - Menu Card. Paris. c1880s. ..
Price: $40.00

A 4 5/8" x 3 1/4"  menu card for Martinet, 28 Avenue de L'Opera, Paris. A menu card for Lunch either Prix Fix or ala carte.  The front depicts a caricature of a father flying out of his chair when he pulls the champagne cork with frightened children looking on.  The reverse is a printed menu format with hand penned fare including prices.  Printed by Acker, Paris. c1880s.. Margins appear trimmed.
1897, A Joyful Christmas to All Menu for the Hotel Colson..
Price: $45.00

Folded die-cut paper menu, elaborate flowers with glitter decorate the front cover, inside lists menu, back has the image of the Hotel Colson; H.W.P. Colson, Prop., and Harry H. Goodnow, Mgr. Menu features Bluepoints on Deep Shell; soups-consumme imperial, celery, green turtle, olives; fish-salmon a la Regence with Parisienne potatoes and sliced tomatoes; roasts- Vermont turkey and cranberry sauce, fillet of beef with mushrooms, goose a la Normandie and spiced peaches; entrees-roast quail on toast, julienne potatoes, lobster patties a la Newbery, pineapple fritters, rum sauce; cold-lambs tongues and patties a la royal;  vegetables-mashed and boiled sweet potatoes, boiled onions, cauliflour in cream and mashed turnips; pastry-Christmas pudding, brandy sauce, mince, apple, cranberry, frozen pudding, assorted cake, macaroons; dessert-Bent's water crackers, canadian club cheese, figs; and fruit-assorted nuts, layer raisins, tea and coffee. 5 3/4" x 4" . some of the cut flowers are torn, slight staining
Sixteenth Annual Reunion of the Veteran Association Hartford City Guard, at Merrill's, January 10, 1883...
Price: $50.00

paper menu bound with string and tassel for the annual dinner of the Veteran Association.  The menu dated January 10, 1883 includes the Officers, Executive Committee, Order of events, menu, and words for the sixteenth annual reunion song. The Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard was organized on November 26, 1867. It was composed of those persons who were active or honorary members of the Hartford City Guard prior to July 5, 1865. The Association’s main objective was social with the intention “to keep alive old and pleasant memories and perpetuation of recollections of the old Company.” Each year they held a reunion on the second Wednesday of January. The first reunion was held on January 8, 1868. At their 50th reunion held in 1917, it was agreed that it should be the last reunion. 6 1/4" x 4". slight staining, tassel intact but starting to wear
The little Campus - Sea Food Restaurant. .Huntington Station, LI, NY.c1930s
Price: $50.00

A comprehensive menu featuring 17 categories of fare.  The specials are Scallops and Soft Shell Crabs in Season.  The most expensive menu item is a Porterhouse for 2 at $3.00.  Oysters and Clams were served 14 ways.  .  Promotes first class service and no dogs allowed.  Measures 10 1/2" x 6 1/4".   A popular attraction in the 1920s and 30s.. Separated at fold.  Age toning.
Menu and Program for the October Meeting of the Pittsburgh Club of Printing House Craftsmen in honor of our guest Norman T. A. Munder, printer Extraordinary. ..Oct 18, (1922)
Price: $65.00

Held Thursday Evening, October 18, (1922).  A four (4) page large format menu and program bound with an orange and black string tie. Additional one page insert with tyext and typography by Arthur C. Gruver contributed to the craftsmen number of the Amerian Printer by  MacGregor - Cutler Printing Company, Pittsburgh PA.  The first page has a tipped-in image from a photograph of Munder.  The second page is the program concluding with a speech by Munder titled "Fine Printing". This is followed by a simple menu, with the final page being  n note on The Craftsmen Movement.   The text block on each page is bordered by  repeated elegant decortive devices in the Craftsmen style.  Measures 12 1/2" x 9 1/4". . Although no year was present, one of the presenters Arthur Gruver was president of the organization that year.
Menu-Christmas 1909, Hotel Koch, Hartford, CT. ..
Price: $65.00

Printed folded soft cover with applied printed sticker and die cut opening, tied with string, opening page had scrolled decorations and printed wreath with embossed hotel logo, embossed logo also appears on back cover, Menu on inside folded page. C.P.L. Herrmann, Artist-Printer. Menu for Dinner, Christmas 1909, served 12-3 and 6-8 pm. Some selections include Buzzard Bay oysters on shell, Consomme Diplomat, Mignonette of Sole, Boiled Native Fowl, Suckling Jersey Pig, Pies, English Plum Pudding, Malaga Grapes, cheeses, and ice cream. 10" x 6". staining
Ephemera pertaining to a dinner honoring William H. Welch, MD, "the Dean of American Medicine". first Dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, founder of Johns hopkins' School of Public Health, 1910..
Price: $75.00

The grouping includes an invitation to unite in a testimnial subscription dinner to be tendered to Professor William Henry Welch.  The subscription price was $.50inlcuding cigars but not wine. An invitation to the actual dinner, A seating chart/ The menu for the April 2, 1910 dinner held at the Hotel Belveder.  A single-fold 9" x 7" keepsake titled "Welch Rabbit" When opened an illustration by Max Brodel depicts a cigar smoking fellow on a pedestal with a leashed flock of rabbits with the faces and identies of collagues.
Fall River Line Menu - Steamer Plymouth c1900.
Price: $75.00

A single-fold 8" x 5 1/2" menu with cover illustrations with Art Nouveau influenced decoration and illustration of asailing vessel.  The menu is for breakfast on the Steamer Plymouth.  Comprehensive menu.  Wine List on reverse.
Menu, Historic Claremont America's Famous Road House, Riverside Drive, New York City and Longue Vue on Broadway, Hastings on Hudsonc1911.New York.c1911
Price: $75.00

The cover page provides historical information on the two venues opening to to the menu page and wine list. Each with appropriate vignette at top. The pages then open at center to reveal exterior views of the two locations. 7" x 10". light wear
Francois French Restaurant, 46 E. Colorado St., Pasadena with homespun charm c1950s. ..
Price: $75.00

A single-fold 7" x 6 1/4" menu designed with naive hand drawn images of the French countryside, with wine as a central theme.  Each vignette is captions in French.  The caption at top is "Gloire au vin". Menu printed in script.  Dinners were 60 or 85 cents.  Complete wine list.  French Dressing was available for sale at 40 cent a pint or 75 cents a quart. Back page blank.  . Light warping
Art Nouveau Blank Advertising Menu Sheets, B. Leon Croizet Grande Fine Champagne and St. Meme Cognac, ca. 1900. ..
Price: $75.00

Blank Advertising Menu printed in red ink by Imp, Bataille-Paris. Features Art Nouveau woman in flowing gown holding flower and decorative flowers. B. Leon Croizet Grande Champagne and St. Meme Cognac. "The Cognac region in France is divided into six districts, with the Grande Champagne district being the most prestigious as the course of grapes grown for cognac. Leon Croizet established his Cognac House in the Grande Champagne Region in 1805.[3] Prior to that he was sommelier to Napoleon I's (Bonaparte) High Command. Croizet is one of three vintage cognac houses that has continuously sold single vintage cognacs." (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognac_Croizet) 9 3/4" x 6 1/4". slight discoloration on top corner
Pacific Association of Amateur Oarsmen Exposition Banquet Menu and Program, March 13, 1915..
Price: $85.00

The Pacific Association of Amateur Oarsmen Exposition Banquet took place on March 13, 1915. The program lists directors and divisions of the club, the presentation of the Henry C. Peterson Perpetual Challenge Trophy, the menu, Toasts, and Songs. The Menu includes Oysters, Soup, Salad, Hors D'oeuvres, fish, entrees, vegetables, roast, and dessert with drinks to coordinate. 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". slight staining
Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Club House Dinner menu, Vallejo Yachting and Rowing Club, 1926..
Price: $85.00

Printed folded  menu and list of members and officers for the Vallejo Yachting and Rowing Club, Vallejo, California-organized May 1, 1900. The twenty-fifth Anniversary Club House Dinner includes general mess of celery, olives, sweet pickles, radishes, and combination salad; roast of suckling pig a la Roman with spiced dressing and apple sauce; entrees of enchiladas and Virginia pindar cured ham; vegetables of pomme nouvelles gastronome and petits spinach au Beurre; desserts are biscuits Glace a la Californienne, homemade apple and mince pies, ice cream, assorted cakes, and cafe noir; and Club House Old Pipes Dansant "Atopsides". A listing of Honorary Life Members, Past Comodores, Officers, Directors, and Original and Charter Members are included as well as picture of Club House on back cover. 7 1/2" x 5 1/2". slight staining, separation at base of fold
Champagne Binet Blank Advertising Menu, ca. 1890's. ..
Price: $85.00

Single page blank advertising Menu for Champagne Binet featuring decorative broder and image of man examinigin champagne bottle in cart, women and man socializing with champagne, and a woman sipping champagne. Binet Champagne is a French champagne house, it was founded in 1849 by Louis Binet. (https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Champagne_Binet) 10" x 7".
Sinclair House, Bethlehem NH, Durgin & Fox Proprietors, Sunday, August 26, 1883 . ..
Price: $85.00

Single-fold 7” x 4 ½” menu printed on heavy stock.  Engraving of a woman on the front, engraved by John A. Lowell, Boston. Fare includes Beef Tongue, Corned Shoulder of Mutton, Boiled Rice, Walnut Catsup, German Plum Pudding and much more. No prices. Cover includes an exterior view of the Sinclair House.   . Moderate cover wear.  Partial separation on fold; reinforced with archival tape.
Menu - Tremont House, Boston, September 19, 1886 . ..
Price: $95.00

Single-fold menu with illustration of the exterior of the establishment and surrounding street scenes on front cover. The menu is for September 19, 1886 and features a wide array including various Soup, Fish, Cold, Entrees, Vegetables, Pastry and Dessert. Also includes a comprehensive wine list. Reverse is blank. Measures 5 ¾” x 9”. . horizontal centerfold
Chicago & Grand Trunk Railway, The Great Niagara Falls Air Line Menu . Rand McNally & Co...1886
Price: $95.00

Single-fold 6 1/8" x 4 1/4" menu with a color illustrated cover depicting scenes from nature .   The front cover promotes Chicago & Grand Trunk Ry, The Great Niagara Falls Air Line Menu "take one as a souvenir"  The back depicts an image of Mt Washington Railway.  Includes Supper Bill of Fare at 75 cents and Wine List including prices for Champagnes, Claet, Sautern, Ales, Poerts, etc.  Penciled additions and strike throughs to fare. .
Fifth Avenue Hotel Menu, Hitchcock, Darling & Co. New York City. C1890s. . ..
Price: $100.00

A single-fold breakfast menu from the Fifth Avenue Hotel with an Engraving of the site for the hotel in 1852.  Hitchcock, Darling & Co. c1890.  The inside page is the Breakfast menu and includes Fish, Broiled, Fried, Stewed, Eggs, Cold Meats, Potatoes, Breads, etc (and that’s just for breakfast…) 8 ¾” x 5 5/8”.
Die-cut four-sided Palm Tree, Tiki Drinks and Pupus Menu, The Polynesian Room, Ritz Tower Hotel, New Your, c1960s . Archie Schramm & Co.Chicago.c1960s
Price: $100.00

A colorful die-cut, four-sided Palm tree that stands on its own! The base of the tree has one pupus menu item on each root, such as Cantonese Roll and Fried Prawns, for a total of six (6) food items. There are sixteen (16) different drinks printed on the four sides of the trunk of the tree. Some drinks include Hot Buttered Rum, Witches' Brew, South Sea Cooler, and Head Hunter. The menu is printed on ivory card stock and use two colors, green and pink. Each drink/dish has a tiny printed illustration near it. Measures 11" x 7". Slight toning due to age. A small piece of missing surface of the base. One of the roots' edge is splitting. Otherwise fine.
Menu for Dejeuner (Lunch)on the Paquebot Senegal (Boat Senegal), 1901..
Price: $110.00

Paper menu with decorative image and border written entirely in French, Asian influence featuring 3 women with instruments in front of a screen with a ship in the background. The preprinted menu lists 1st class and has the categories hors-d'oeuvre, plats de cuisine, dessert, and cafe, handwritten menu items are listed. The date is March 5, 1901. 9 1/4" x 6".
Casino de Paree Menu and Wine List, . ..
Price: $110.00

Die cut cover with raised gold decorative feathers and print, looks into cover of menu which features a semi nude woman posing with scarf, detailed supper menu and wine list, dinner specials and suggestions, and advertisement for Billy Rose Music Hall; Pol Roger Champagne and Seagram's. Casino de Paree, 54th Street, West of Broadway, New York. Menu titles include Appetizers and Relishes; Soups; Sea Food; Entrees; Sandwiches; Chinese Dishes; Salads; Cold Cuts; Cheese; Desserts and Ice Cream; Coffee, Tea, Etc. Wine lists titles Champagne; Bordeaux; Burgundy; Wines; Cocktails; Mixed Drinks; Cognac and Liqueurs. 12" x 9 1/2". folded cover not attached
Menu - Thomas Paine and Judge C. B. Waite Banquet Celebration. ..
Price: $110.00

A single-fold heavy stock menu for the Thomas Paine and Judge C. B. Waite Banquet Celebration, under the auspices of the American Secular Union and Thomas Paine Monument Ass'n., (Freethinkers).  Auditorium Hotel Banquet Room, Sunday Evening, January 30th, 1916.  Patriotic scene with American flag, shield and eagle embellished with gilt embossing. An image of Thomas Paine at center.   Simple fare with  an extensive list of addresses 17 individuals).  The Monk and the Jew By Thomas Paine, printed on the back page.  Measures 7" x 5 1/2".. Charles B. Waite, a Chicago judge and free thinker  who had the same birthday as Paine, turnned 85  the year of the centenary of the death of Thomas Paine (1909) which marked the first year of the 'joint' celebration.
Menu and Receipt for 7 smaa hjem (7 small houses), Denmark . ..
Price: $120.00

Cut folded paper menu with cut spoon shaped 'special' plus receipt for meal at the restaurant. Menu written in English. The menu is shaped like a soup tureen and the attached spoon has one of the special written on it. Menu titles are Hors d'oeuvres, Soups, Fish, Eggs and Vegetables, Light but Tasty, Poultry, Roast. and Dessert. & smaa hjem is located at Jernbanegade 4 (Railway Street 4). The inside menu has sketches of food and drink, the outside has the restaurant name. Included is a receipt of a diner at the restaurant with items ordered and prices. 6 1/4" x 7 1/2". slight discoloration on edges
Menu-Palmer House, Chicago, 25th Annual Reunion of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee, 1893. ..
Price: $120.00

Single Fold menu with printed images, A.C. McClurg & Co. The Palmer Hotel, Chicago, September 12 and 13, 1893, the Twenty-Fifth Annual Reunion of the Society of the Army of Tennessee. Menu includes Blue Points; Green Turtle Soup; California Salmon; Croquettes of Chicken a La Creme; Larded Tenderloins of Beef with Truffles; Tennessee Punch; Boiled Snipe in Toast; Tomatoes Mayonaise; and Nesselrode Pudding. Also listed: War Echoes, Rev. Thomas Ewing Sherman; Our Brotherhood, Col. Cornelius Cadle; War and Peace, General James A. Williamson; The Volunteers, Col. William Warner; Volunteer Toasts, If called for. 9" x 12" (unfolded). slight staining on fold
Menu for Dinner Honoring Academic Painters Edouard Detaille De Neuville and T. G. Vibert at the Cercle De La Presse, March 7, 1882
Price: $125.00

A 6 7/8" x 10 1/2" menu card for a dinner honoring the two academic artists.  De Neuville was considered the "semi-official" artist of the French Army.  Fine illustrations of the two honorees.    Fare includes Potage, hors-d'oeuves, Releve, Entrees, Rot, Salade, Legumes, Entremets, Dessert, Vins, Cafe et Liquers.   Printed by Motteroz.   Reverse is blank..
Invitation, Program and Menu for Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington, Lawyers' Club, NYC . Tiffany & Co...April 29, 1889
Price: $125.00

6 pages engraved on heavy card stock held together with ribbon ties. The first page is the invitation for Philo Parsons.   Includes George Washington state emblems. Each page adorned with historically significant imagery. The second page is and Ode and a list of the City Council of New York in 1789.  This is followed by Congress in 1789.  Next is the governors of the United States and territories of the United States and territories etc. as of 1889,the Centennial Committee.  The last page is the Menu. Measures 7" x 9 1/2".  . Surface soiling and some discoloration on top page; warped.
Riggs House, Washington DC. John A. Lowell, Engraver..1883
Price: $125.00

A single-fold 5 3/4" x 3 1/4" menu with an engraving of a locomotive on the cover.  The menu is fro May 6, 1883 and includes eight (8) courses.  Pickled Lamb's Tongue and Calf's Head, a la Maitre d'Hotel  among the fare.  Reverse is blank.. The Riggs House was a prominent hotel in the last half of the 19th century. The building was originally constructed between 1859 and 1860 by famous banker George W. Riggs (1813-1881), with the intention that it be leased out to be operated as a hotel. However, the first tenant turned out to be the federal government, which signed a ten-year lease for the building at a cost of $18,000 annually. Beginning in 1861, it served as the first home of the Internal Revenue Bureau, which then moved into the Treasury Department building some five years later. The Army Quartermaster General's office then occupied the structure for the remainder of the government's lease. After the government vacated the building, it may have sat idle for a while but was renovated and perhaps reconstructed. It finally opened for its original purpose, as a hotel, in 1876. The new Riggs House quickly gained a reputation for both elegant accommodations and excellent cuisine under the leadership of Caleb W. Spofford, who was a friend of Riggs and had previously managed the prestigious Hotel Continental in Philadelphia. The hotel billed itself as the "home of statesmen and rendezvous of bons vivants." Presidents Garfield and Harrison were frequent visitors to the hotel; Garfield liked to play billiards there. Spofford and his wife were also ardent supporters of women's suffrage, and as a result key figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Phoebe Couzins, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton chose to stay at the Riggs House. http://www.streetsofwashington.com/2009/11/and-one-block-north.html
999th Artillery Association Minstrels - Jollification at Crawford House, May 27th, 1898..
Price: $135.00

A single-fold 12" x 9" menu and programme  for an annual meeting of the Hotel Men's Mutual Benefit Association. Stereotypical racist imagery of a banjo player and dancer on the front cover.  The blatant racism persists on the Programme  and Menu page within.  Each menu course is prefaced by a song to be sung by the chorus or an individual. The song titled are written in stereotypical African American vernacular e.g. "Honey You'se Ma Lady Love" The fare is rich with little neck clams, fried soft shell crab, tenderloin of beef and lobster salad. .  The Hotel Men's Mutual Benefit Association was the predecessor to Bankers Life insurance company.
An embossed die-cut menu in the shape of a book for a Banquet in honor of Frederick W. Geissenhainer, philanthropic citizen and attorney. Sea Cliff, L. I., NY 1901.
Price: $150.00

The banquet was held under the auspices of the Tax Payer’s Association. The first page of the menu is an image from a photograph of Geissenhainer. The second page is a tribute acknowledging Geissenhainer’s philanthropy, civic interests, broadmindedness…welfare and prosperity of the community in which he dwells…” The next page is a menu and the final page is Toasts by other citizens of Sea Cliff. All held in place with a silk string tie. Measures 7” x 5 ¼”. .
Menu - Inaugural Dinner by the May of Quebec, at the Hotel St. Louis, Wednesday, 27th May 1874
Price: $150.00

A single-fold 7 1/2" x 5" menu printed in purple and green.  The front cover announces the dinner with the emblem of  Quebec at top.   Fare included Halibut with Lobster Sauce, Cincinnati Ham with Champagne Sauce, Black Duck, Italian Cream and much more.   Wines includes a Still Hock, Sherry, Champagne (Roederer), Moselle, Claret and Port.  The back page includes an extensive list of Toasts.  Measures 7 1/2" x 4 7/8".  . The mayor was Aldis Bernard (c. 1810 – 3 July 1876) was a Canadian dentist and politician, the Mayor of Montreal, Quebec between 1873 and 1875. The hotel is still in operation untder the name Hôtel Le Clos Saint-Louis
Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in the City of New York, 121st Dinner, Friday Evening, March 17, 1905, Delmonico’s. New York.. ..
Price: $150.00

Large format program and menu.  Cover illustration depicts medal with George Washington and Theodore Roosevelt.  The frontispiece is an illustration of a mermaid beneath a verse titled ‘The origin of the harp’ by Daniel Maclise, R.A.  Followed by the seven (7) course menu accompanied by sauterns, sherry, Bordeaux, champagne, mineral water and liqueurs.  The next page is an illustration of “First in Peace”, representing the Arrival of General George Washington at the Battery, New York, April 23, 1789 prior to his Inauguration as the First President of the United States of America, April 30, 1789.  Insert identifies individuals in print.  Followed by the Musical Programme, a print of the Rough Riders at the Battle of San Juan Hill, the Toasts, the Officers and the Committee.  Cover wear.. chipping on edges, foxing
Two (2) menus for the Canadian Camp Annual Dinners Hotel Astor, New York, 1915 and 1920.
Price: $175.00

The first is for four (4) pages and a cover. The front cover depicts an ornate fall scene with Native American chief interacting with a soldier with a tepee in the background. It is for the Thirteenth Anniversary in 1915. The first page lists the Dinner Committee and the Reception Committee. This is followed by the menu page, whimsically written with references to Gilbert Grosvenor and Buffalo Jones and others in the food titles. The next page is a list of twelve (12) speakers. The final page includes the guest of honor, the distinguished guest and toastmasters. Measures 9” x 7”. String tie binding; deckled edge. The second is a six (6) pages including cover. The front cover depicts an image from a photograph of Hon. Stephen T. Mather and a vignette of Roosevelt Park, California. Illustrations of woodland creatures, pine cones, etc. It is for the Eighteenth Anniversary in 1920. Illustrated by Operti. NY. The menu has a similar format to the 1915 menu with the addition of an Advisory Board. Measures 8” x 6”. Front cover partially detached. Reinforced with archival tape. .
Sportman's Dinner given by those interested in The Turf and Field, Waldorf Astoria, NY 1912Commonwealth Press.Worcester MA (printer.
Price: $175.00

A 10 page menu with stock covers held in place with a silk ribbon tie binding. The event was held at the Astor Gallery of the Waldorf-Astoria, Feb. 19, 1912.  Given the theme of The Turf and Field Club (Belmont Park race trace) includes materials on the club.  The dedication by Lord North concludes " I want you to grow up sportsmen---not, mind you, sporting men---for there is a vast difference between a sportsman and a sporting man".  Begins with the Bill of Fare followed by an extensive list of speakers headed by August Belmont, this is followed by a page with images from photographs discussing American trotters in Russia.  The next page is The Colors, followed by an explanation of the Sportsmen's Library being presented  to the Calvary Post of the US Army and finally the content of the Sportsmen Library on the Horse.  Measures 10 1/4" x 8".  Light cover wear..
Souvenir Booklet with Menu and Dance Card for Inauguration of The Alexander Hamilton Hotel, Paterson NJ, 1925..
Price: $175.00

An unnumbered 34 pp booklet with embossed cameo of Alexander Hamilton on the front cover.   It is the souvenir for the opening of the hotel and includes a description of the hotel with pictures and sundry remarks on Paterson and the district thereabout, together with a succinct historical account of the doings of Alexander Hamilton.  Images from photographs and illustrations throughout.   It also includes a rather interesting menu with a page for each course including the fare, and a song with music and words. The booklet concludes with a dance card with 14 dances in the order of dance.  Unused. Meausres 6 3/8" x 3 3/4". . LIght cover wear
Hand Made Rebus Menu, December 25, 1900. ..1900
Price: $175.00

A 2 3/4" x3 1/4"  ten page menu cut in the shape of a leaf with a ribbon tie 'binding'.   The first page is a verse by Burns beginning with"some hae meat that caan' eat And some could eat that want it:..."  A rebus on each page identifies the dish being served. My personal ability to solve this particular rebus are limited, but I can say they are having some sort of gravy and pie... Pen and ink and watercolor.. Slight toning due to age, otherwise fine.
Large format Menu - Chinese Restaurant Union in Jiang Su Province, WWII. ..
Price: $200.00

A 11 1/2" x 18 1/4" heavy card stock menu printed in English and Chinese.  Most likley for an officers club or similar location.  Nme the Chinese Restaurant Union, previously name The Orient Restaurant.  Fare printed in both English and Chinese.  Corrections have been made to the menu by by applying paper and hand penning changes. Reverse is blank.  A curious item..
A. Beignet Twelve (12) menus for the Annual Banquet of Societies des Architectes de L’Anjou. ..1890-1911
Price: $225.00

Menu sheets presenting the bill of fare and wines for the annual dinners of the society. Each of the menus is elaborately illustrated and includes at least one beautiful woman and in most instances elaborate architectural structures. Each is illustrated by A. Beignet. They are from 1890, 1891, 1892, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1908, and 1909. Reverse is blank. The largest is approx. 9” x 13”. Few with light edge wear. Some with light scrapbook residue on reverse at top, most likely from one person’s collection. .
Invitation, Ticket and Menu for Krewe of Athenians Ball. .New Orleans.11354
Price: $225.00

A grouping containing three (3) items including a 4" x 5 3/4" embossed invitation for the Krewe of Athenians Ball, to be held at "The Auditorium".  The actual 1 3/4" x 3 1/4" ticket stub for the Midnight Supper-Dance, The Roosevelt Hotel and a single-fold6 1/2" x 4 1/2" menu printed on heavy stock with the embossed emblem of the Krewe of Athenians  at the top. The cover reads "Souper Dansant in honor of Her Majesty, The Queen of 1931, Her Maids, The Debutantes, Ex-Courts". The menu within includes Crabmeat Cocktail, turtle soup and much more.  Reverse is blank. .
1903 Hand-drawn Watercolor Menu for a dinner honoring Le Prince Maha Valirauvudh, Prince Royal de SiamBurapha PalaceFevriar 14, 1903 ..
Price: $275.00

1903 Hand-drawn Watercolor Menu for a dinner honoring Le Prince Maha Valirauvudh, Prince Royal de Siam.  Burapha Palace. Fevriar 14, 1903 Illustration depicting a procession presumably for the prince.  Printed fare includes both Western and Thai cuisine.  Printed in Siamese on reverse. 6 3/4" x 5 1/4". staining
Menus and Invitations for the Societe Archeologique, Historique & Artistique le Vieux Papier our l'etude de la vie & Des Moeurs d'autrefois (Archaeological Society, Historical and Artistic Old Paper for the Study of Life & Habits) 1910-
Price: $500.00

Includes three (3) invitations from to attend the annual dinner of the French Old Paper Society for 1910, 1911 and an unknown year and four (4) menus for 1911, 1912, 1914 and 1926. Fine printing and imagery. The society celebrated its 100th dinner on April 28, 1914.   A predecessor to The Ephemera Society (UK) and the Ephemera Society of America.  One year's menu featured humanity towards animals..
Four (4) menus with original envelopes for the First through Fourth Annual Dinners of the Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard plus an announcement and dance card associated with the events 1868-1871
Price: $550.00

Four (4) different menus for the annual dinner of the association.  Each menu with the first being January 8, 1868 includes the Officers, Music, Bill of Fare and Programme of the Evening.  Each menu measures 8 3/4" x 6 1/4".  Each with it's original envelope. Also includes an anouncement for the meeting to adopt the Constituion and elect Officers for the ensuing year, dated Nov. 21st, 1867.  The final item in the grouping is a dance card for Sociables of the Hartford City Guard for 1-12-1870.  Some discoloration. The Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard was organized on November 26, 1867. It was composed of those persons who were active or honorary members of the Hartford City Guard prior to July 5, 1865. The Association’s main objective was social with the intention “to keep alive old and pleasant memories and perpetuation of recollections of the old Company.” Each year they held a reunion on the second Wednesday of January. The first reunion was held on January 8, 1868. At their 50th reunion held in 1917, it was agreed that it should be the last reunion.
4 Fine Menus from the Americus Republican Club of Pittsburgh, Annual Dinners Honoring Ulysses S. Grant. 1892, 1899, 1900 and 1904. . ..
Price: $650.00

The Americus Republican Club was comprised of politician and industrialist interested in shaping the future of the United States. Each year the clubs would hold an annual dinner to commemorate the birth and life of Ulysses S. Grant, using this occasion to discuss national developments. These menus are all from Pittsburgh, PA. Each of the four (4) menus exemplifies fine printing techniques in various forms with patriotic themes and tributes to Grant including one die-cut in the shape of his hat. The content includes toasts, fine patriotic engravings including those of Grant and images of those who served. Lastly the menu itself with fine fare suited to the event. Eah approximately 9" x 7". .
Silk Menu - Dinner in honour of HRH Prince Henry of Prussia Tendered by the New Yorker Staats-Zeitung to the American Press, Feb. 26, 1902 + Programme
Price: $1,100.00



A 12" 5 1/2" silk menu with a color illustration of HRH Prince Henry of Prussia. Fare included Oysters, Terrapin Philadelphia Style, Sweetbread, New Century and much more.Various wines and liqueurs served through. The dinner was to introduce the Prince to the American press. Also includes an unpaginated Official Program of Prince Henry's visit to the United States, published in English and German. Press of Voelcker Brothers, Cooper Square NY. It appears he was hosted by Miss Alice Roosevelt. . Prince Henry of Prussia (1862–1929) Prinz Albert Wilhelm Heinrich von Preußen or Prince Henry of Prussia, Generalinspekteur der Marine (born Albert Wilhelm Heinrich, 14 August 1862 – 20 April 1929) was a younger brother of German Emperor William II and a Prince of Prussia. A career naval officer, he held various commands in the Imperial German Navy and eventually rose to the rank of Grand Admiral. Henry had little in common with his brother, the German Emperor. He lacked, for example, William II's erratic nature and egotism. The prince was truly popular in Northern Germany, and on account of his humble and open manner was beloved by those under his command. On foreign travels, he was a good diplomat, who, unlike his brother, was able to strike the right tone. Thus, on his 1902 trip to the United States, Henry made a favorable impression with the critical American press and succeeded in winning the sympathy of more than just the numerous German-American segment of the population. (Wikipedia)