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[Historical Memorabilia] [Railroad] Report on the southern route of the proposed railroad from West Chester to Philadelphia by Edward F. Gay, civil engineer, January 8th, 1851. Scarce 24 Alphabet ABC Occupational Victorian Scraps or Reliefs c1880  The Young Cook, or a Thousand Practical Ways to Make Good Cakes, Pies, Pudding, Tarts, Custards, Ice Cream, Water Ices, Jellies, Pyramids, Webs, and All Kinds of Confectionary, Etc. Fisher & Denison.New York.c1870
Album of 17 Original Watercolors Done in the Same Hand. The subject: Things Floral, The Alphabet of Angela - Language of Flowers c1870s-80s.  1870s Original Art - Children are the World's Most Valuable Resource and its Best Hope for the Future Fine 12" Watercolor Dressed Scotsman with Articulated Legs c1890s
Most of our items are from the 19th Century and are ephemera, or other items on paper. Some categories we specialize in are childhood ephemera including paper dolls, children's books and game; social history, women's history, historical memorabilia including business correspondence, early recreational travel in America, menus, advertising, business and trade cards and catalogues; and Victoriana including valentines and other love tokens,We also have a large selection of early ephemera relating to the bookselling trade. Items are often selected for content, not just graphic appeal.