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image of Original flyer for a speaking engagement by Artie Seale, 1970

Original flyer for a speaking engagement by Artie Seale, 1970

by Seale, Artie

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage double sided flyer for a speaking engagement by Artie Seale on May 7, 1970 at Cornell University. The recto of the flyer contains information about the event, while the verso contains the ten point Black Panther platform. Seale was an activist and speaker, as well as the wife of Black Panther co-founder Bobby… Read more
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$375.00
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Wilson (Original screenplay for the 1944 film)

by King, Henry (director); Lamar Trotti (screenwriter); Alexander Knox, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1943
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$650.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1943. Second Revised Final Draft script for the 1944 film. Single holograph annotation of two names on verso of final page of script. The most expensive movie produced at the time and Darryl F. Zanuck's own labor of love, known in the trade as "Zanuck's Folly," as it was largely a box-office flop,… Read more
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$650.00
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Hank Williams, Jr. and The Cheatin' Hearts Promotional Flyer / Handbill for Sunn Amplifiers (Amps in Action)

by Williams, Jr., Hank (subject); The Cheatin' Hearts (subject)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1973
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Vintage promotional flyer/handbill of Hank Williams, Jr. and The Cheatin' Hearts for Sunn Amplifiers "Amps in Action" advertising campaign. Hank Williams, Jr. and The Cheatin' Hearts teamed up for a 1972 - 1973 tour and released one album, now out of print, the instrumental "Just Pickin' ... No Singin" in 1973. 11 x 8.5 inches.… Read more
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$325.00
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Original promotional "I'm a Loretta Lynn fan" paddle hand fan

by Lynn, Loretta (subject)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1960
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$350.00

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Nashville: Covington Sales Company, 1960. Vintage promotional Loretta Lynn paddle hand fan with an early WSM photo of Lynn by Les Leverett (used as one of Lynn's early Publicity photos for Decca Records), the Decca Records arrow logo and "'I'm a Loretta Lynn fan' ...," circa 1960. Lynn signed with Decca in 1960, the same year the first Loretta… Read more
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$350.00
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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Notebook belonging to an unknown pharmacist detailing the pharmacy's on hand stock of amphetamines, barbiturates, tranquilizers, and other drugs which contained one or more of those in combination, and noted "effective Feb. 1 - 1966." Also noted is that the inventory was compiled in accordance with recently passed Drug Abuse Control Amendment Act of… Read more
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$375.00
image of Two original photographs of Ohio girl's softball teams, circa 1970s

Two original photographs of Ohio girl's softball teams, circa 1970s

by [Americana] [Baseball] [Little League]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
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$85.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Two vintage photographs of girl's softball teams, taken at Veteran's Park in Shelby, OH, circa the 1970s. With holograph ink annotations on the verso noting the location and identifying some of the subjects. Little League first organized softball programs for both girls and boys in 1974, around the time these photographs were taken, although… Read more
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$85.00
image of Original photo of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1931

Original photo of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1931

by Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (subject)

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Published
10-16-31
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$325.00

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10-16-31. Vintage photograph, 1931. Mimeo snipe and International News Photos stamp on verso. Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York addressing spectators at the dedication of the Colonial National Monument at Yorktown during Virginia's Sesquicentennial Celebration of Cornwallis surrender. By the fall of 1931 Roosevelt was already being considered a likely candidate for the Democratic nominee… Read more
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$325.00
image of Menu for the RKO Grill, San Francisco, California

Menu for the RKO Grill, San Francisco, California

by [RKO] Lawrence, Gerturde

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Published
1939
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$150.00

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San Francisco: RKO, 1939. Original menu from the "Famous RKO Grill" in San Francisco, California, circa 1939. The massive and varied menu includes food for all three meals of the day, including Italian dishes, Mexican dishes, and Kosher sandwiches and boasts "we never close," in what is clearly a precursor to the anything-you-could want all-night diner. The… Read more
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$150.00
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Menu for the Sunset Bowling Center

by [Sunset Bowling Lanes] [Old Warner Brothers Studio]

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1940
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$125.00

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Hollywood: Warner Brothers, 1940. Original menu from the Sunset Bowling Center in Hollywood, California, circa 1940s. Built in 1919 to house the executive offices and principal studios for Warner Brothers, filming was moved to Burbank beginning in 1930, and by 1938 the property was converted to a massive 52-lane bowling alley, the Sunset Bowling Center. The bowling… Read more
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$125.00
image of Lunch menu for the Hotel Astor, Times Square, New York City, Wednesday October 7, 1936

Lunch menu for the Hotel Astor, Times Square, New York City, Wednesday October 7, 1936

by [Hotel Astor] Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra, Beauvell and Tova (music)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1936
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$200.00

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New York: Hotel Astor, 1936. Original lunch menu from the Times Square Hotel Astor in New York City, dated Wednesday October 7, 1936. The successor to the Astor family's Waldorf-Astoria hotel, an essential element of Times Square's growth into an entertainment location, and a widely-known bar for pickups, the Hotel Astor notably encouraged gay men to frequent the… Read more
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$200.00
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Take Me to the Dance Marathon (Original sheet music for the 1932 song)

by Devere, Andy and Louis Mizrahi

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Published
1932
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$450.00

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Washington, DC: Capitol Music, 1932. Original sheet music for the song "Take Me to the Dance Marathon," played by impressario Zeke Youngblood at the beginning of each of his marathons, and dedicated to him. Interestingly, this copy is signed by seven couples on the front wrapper, each also accompanied by a number, indicating that they were likely participants in… Read more
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$450.00
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New York: Sotheby's, 2015. About Fine and unread in illustrated wrappers as issued. Perfect bound. Illustrated profusely in color throughout.
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$25.00