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Friendship Album, Made by Hand, Autographs
1878-1880. A 3 1/4" x 2 3/4" handmade autograph album cut in the shape of a boot. Heavy textured paper covers. Pages in various colors of paper mostly blank; few with printed lines. Over 20 autographs; few with verses. Mostly from Connecticut. Ribbon tie at top. Rather charming...
Advertising, Asphalt, Columbus Buggy, Corsets, Typewriting
1880s. Four (4) different die-cut advertising pieces; each in the shape of the product it is advertising. They include a two sided house with asphalt shingles; H.M. Reynolds Asphalt Shingle Co. Grand Rapids, MI, a trade card in the shape of a buggy with a balloon attached promoting Columbus Buggy.....
scrap, mechanical valentine, die-cut valentine, victorian valentine, ephemera,vintage paper dolls, eclectibles, paper dolls, paper americana, paper toy, menus, travel americana, children's books, valentines folk art, black americana
A grouping of seven (7) different embossed die-cut Victorian scraps of woman of refinement. Each measures 3" x 2" and is tastefully attired. Most are looking away.The gilt enhancing highlights hair, jewelry and neckline and provides an additional element of elegance. Condition: excellent.
British Monarch, Die-cut Scrap, British History
Eight (8) different approximately 12 1/2" x5" easel back chromollithograph Victorian scraps of British monarchy and royals. They are captioned as follows: Richard . (Coeur de Lion) 1189-1199 Anne Boleyn Wife of Henry VII 1533-1536 Queen Mary 1553-1558 Queen Elizabeth 1558-1603 Charles I. 1625-1649 Queen Ann 1702-1714 George III 1760-1820.....
Humor, American Southwest
United States: H.H. Tammen, 1903. "Burros" is an endlessly charming book of "sixty-four cute, curious and interesting burro pictures", die-cut into the shape of a donkey's head. The burro, according to the introduction, is "a constant joy"; this sentiment is evident from each of the photos and their subtitles which.....
Embossed, Die-cut, Stationers
New York, New York: Eagle Card and Paper, c.1900. A most attractive embossed card die-cut in the shape of an elegant slipper, advertising Eagle Card and Paper of New York. Measures approx. 4" by 1.5", verso blank.
Benevolence, Letter Carriers, Dance Card
Springfield [MA]: J. E. Shipman, 1894. 8 pp dance card die-cut in the shape of a mail box. Litho on orange stock covers. Ribbon binding. The order of dance includes sixteen dances. Seven dances were spoken for (written in pencil). Music by the Springfield Orchestral Club. Hosted by Branch No.....
Swabia, German History and Culture
Berlin: Ed. Buttner & Co. A miraculously intact, full sheet of German language embossed, die-cut hinged Victorian scrap sheet, featuring nine charming separate scenes depicting the humorous story of "The Seven Swabians". Attached to the verso is a printed sheet telling the full story, printed on both recto and verso.....
Advertising, W.J. Austen & Co.
Oswego, New York: W.J. Austen & Co., c. 1878. This non-embossed card is advertising the Forest Flower cologne made by W.J. Austen and Co. The die-cut features a girl and a boy, each holding a based of flowers, standing around a large rendition of the perfume bottle. Meant to convey.....
[New York, New York]: E.B. Treat, c.1884. Chromolithographed die-cut in the shape of a book, advertising the book "Home Culture: An Aid to Social Hours at Home" by Thomas Hunter, first published by 1884 by E.B. Treat. Features the exact pictorial boards in this die-cut as used for the first.....
Viewbook, die-cut rose, Isle of Wight.
London England: Joseph Myers, . A die-cut souvenir viewbook in the shape of a pink rose with green leaves, folding out to display 28 steel-engraved views, most of the Isle of Wight and environs. Printed in black and white on both sides with exception of the rose on front and.....
Die-cut Menu, Ballet, French
[France]: c.1910. An elegantly rendered embossed menu, die-cut in the shape of a pair of ballet slippers. Includes ten (10) dishes on the back including Salmon with cucumber, Beef tongue, and Vanilla cream. Measures approx. 4" by 1.75"
Die-cut Pamphlet, Evans & Co., Treatments and Remedies
Liverpool, England: Evans, Sons & Co., c.1900. Chromolithographed die-cut pamphlet in the shape of a bottle, advertising Montserrat Lime-Fruit Juice, "A most delightful, healthful, and economical beverage for any season. Lime-Fruit Juice is beneficial in all cases of gout, rheumatism, and blood impurity, also dyspepsia. Guaranteed free from alcohol" (back).....
Politics, Promotion and Advertising, Michigan, Democratic Party
July 15-18th,1940. A 7 1/2" x 3 3/4' four blade fold out hand fan with grommet at base give away at the 1940 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The cover is printed in blue and gold and boasts Michigan's 38 delegates, followed by a blade promoting the state highway commissioner.....
Playing cards, Whist, Movable Paper, De La Rue
London: De La Rue, c1850. An interesting take on the whist counter. Consists of four (4) die-cut pieces. Two back to back slides of diamonds and spades with two octagonal pieces that also move to mark the specific card. Each piece slides independently. Each slide marked De Le Rue &.....
punch, judy, punch and judy, die cut, paper playthings
1890s. Tells one of the classic Punch and Judy stories in a die cut multi-panel picture book. The story is meant to be read through a series of windows reading left to right. The story starts with several small children surround a toy theater. Each subsequent second is the stage.....
vintage paper dolls, paper dolls, hand made paper dolls, paper americana, paper toy, menus, travel americana, children's books, valentines folk art, eclectibles, Dancing paper dolls, alpine toys, embossed die-cut paper dolls
5 different embossed die-cut Alpine figures dressed in festival attire. All appear to be poised to dance. The women in dirndl skirts and the men in lederhosen all adorned with flowers. They are accompanied by a horse ridden by one of the figures and a donkey. Each measures approx. 4.....
Die-cuts, Victorian, Children, Swings
c. 1890s. Two nice die cuts with simple tree and foliage backgrounds of Victorian children. One has two girls that are using a tree swing and the other a boy and girl on a porch swing. They get slightly wider toward the bottom, with perforated lines along the sides of.....
New York: E. Wells Sachett & Ranson, c1880s. A pair of souvenir catalogues especially designed to illustrate some of their numerous styles of trimmed and untrimmed bonnets and hats. The first is an 8 1/2" x 3" die-cut book in the shape of child with an illustration of a girl.....
Akron: Saalfield, 1930. An 11" x 12" die-cut polka-dot cat wheeled toy with grommeted wheels. NO. 946 Illustrated by Fern Bistel Peat. Interesting book construction with the cat opening about half way to expose a the actual book. The book measures 5" x 12". The tale of this anthropomorphic stuffed.....