The Pliny Range House,
Jefferson Highlands, NH
c. 1905 - $45.00
The Pliny Range House Booklet, 8 pp plus covers, 4 1/2"x7", text & B&W photos, condition is pristine but for spine staple rusting.
Aerial Tramway Booklet
1939 - $59.00
Full color booklet, 5 1/2"x8 1/2", scenes of Cannon Mountain, the Aerial Tramway, and Franconia Notch, excellent, pristine condition with original mailing envelope.
Sept. 10, 1899 - $65.00
Two color booklet, 6 1/4"x9", 6 pages. Full of gossip, guests comings and goings, hotel activities photographs. "By the Wildcat," "Musical Notes," "Entertainments," "Items of Interest," "A Hero of Manila," "A Game of Golf," "Golf Notes." &etc. , excellent condition with normal fold for mailing.
1/4. The "Marblehead Register," 10 1/2"x15", Nov. 7, 1832, 4 pp, an anti-Jackson meeting, a two-headed turtle, a new comet, A Wise Madman, Mail Robbery, Another Rat Story, Shipping Notices, Marriages, Deaths, an impending national election and much more. Some dog-earing, otherwise fine condition.
New Eng., East. NY - 1932
1/4. Fully detailed road map, 4"x9" folded, folds out to 11"x36". Maps for NH, VT, Quebec, Maine, So. New Eng. & New York. We even found our little town of New Hampton on it. Excellent condition
from Afghan Soviet War
1979-89 - $48
Afghan War Rug commemorates the Afghan Soviet War of 1979-89, mat size, 1'x1' Illustration is a direct scan of a detail on the rug. Pictured is a Russian AK-47 (Kalashnikov) automatic assault rifle, used in Afghanistan both by the Soviet Army and the Afghan Mujihadeen. The section of border shown at the top, in fact runs all around the rug. This is an oriental rug woven in Northern Pakistan by an Afghan refugee.
Bates College, Cobb Divinity - $42
Catalogue Cobb Divinity School, 1894-95, A Department of Bates College, Lewiston, Me., Founded 1840," 34 pp, plus covers, 5 1/2x8 1/2. Detailed lists of courses, description of school plant, lists of students, a list of graduates going back to 1841, and a very nice engraving of the school.
The Alchoholic Liquor Traffic, Speech of Hon.Charles H. Joyce of Vermont in the House of Representatives, Washington, DC, April 3, 1880," publ. by National Temperance Society and Publication House, New York. 5x7 1/2, 24 pp plus covers. States the case for prohibition. cover creased, water-stained, mouse nibbles. - $32
1/9. Grand Hotel Item
The Lakewood Hotel, Lakewood, New Jersey, c. 1905, a promotional booklet. 5 1/2x7 1/2, 24 pp plus covers, illustrations of this fabulous venue and its surroundings includes an early rendition of an automobile, lovely front cover. Front cover has small dog-ear crease, 1 1/2" spine separation at top.
1/10. Pakistan Travel Brochure
Pakistan, "Peshawar", travel brochure issued by the Director of Tourism, Government of Pakistan, 1963. 15"x25", 12 panels printed on both sides. Fascinating illustrations and text about the area's warlike history and rich crafts tradition. The city lies hard by the Afghanistan border and the Khyber Pass. Oddly, the now infamous Pathan (Pashtun) tribal weapons factories of the Kohat Pass area, just south of the city, are cited as a tourist attraction. "...turn out hand made weapons -- pistols, revolvers, rifles, and even tommy-guns by primitive methods...and are greatly treasured as souvenirs by tourists." Try bringing your souvenir on your flight home.