Sixteen (16) assorted ephemera items, including 19th century almanacs, theatre programs, Cunard Line ship menus, Coca-Cola advertising, etc. 1st item: The Illustrated Family Christian Almanac for The United States for The Year of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ 1862, published by The American Tract Society, New York, 1862. 12mo, self-wrappers with engraved cover, 60 pages with illustrations. 7 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W x 1/8" D. 2nd item: Hostetter's Illustrated United States Almanac 1881, published by Hostetter and Smith, Pittsburgh, 1881. 12mo, self-wrappers with engraved cover, 35 pages with illustrations. 8" H x 5 1/4" W x 1/8" D. 3rd item: Eltinge Theatre 42nd St. West of Broadway program, printed by Frank V. Strauss and Company, New York, 1912. Octavo, self-wrappers with color lithographic covers, 20 pages with illustrations. 9 1/4" H x 6 1/4" W x 1/16" D. 4th item: Fulton's Theatre 46th St. West of Broadway program, printed by Frank V. Strauss and Company, New York, 1914. Octavo, self-wrappers with color lithographic covers, 18 pages with illustrations. 9 1/4" H x 6 1/4" W x 1/16" D. 5th-12th items: Eight (8) Cunard R.M.S. Queen Mary printed items, including two (2) dinner menus, four (4) luncheon menus, one (1) breakfast menu, and one (1) program, dated from Friday June 27, 1958 to Monday, July 14, 1958. Luncheon and dinner menus feature color lithographic images of scenic locations in England, historical figures, or reproductions of paintings. Ranging in size from 6 1/8" H x 4 5/8" W to 10 5/8" H x 8 1/8" W. 13th item: Rector's Broadway at 48th St., New York color lithographic menu, undated. Depicts a fashionably dressed couple at a table in the middle of the busy restaurant. 11 1/4" H x 7 5/8" W. 14th item: Drink Chero-Cola color lithographic hand fan printed by the American Lithographic Company, New York, 1917. Depicts a young woman drinking from a bottle of Chero-Cola with a straw in a outdoor night time setting. Additional printed text en verso. Stapled to a wooden handle. 12 3/8" H x 8" W. 15th item: Coca-Cola color lithographic advertising sign titled "The American Pause" depicting three teenagers at a restaurant counter drinking Coca-Colas. Encapsulated in plastic with card stock backing. 7" H x 10 1/8" W x 1/8" D. 16th item: Print titled "Tout N'Est Que Vanite" (All is Vanity) published by Odelie Couturier, 1934, after the drawing by Charles Allan Gilbert (American, 1873-1929). Depicts a young woman seated at a vanity, the overall image forming the shape of a skull. 9 3/4" H x 7 1/4" W. Mid 19th/mid 20th century. Provenance: the collection of Ross Webb, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: All items with toning, foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, wear, tears, etc. to be expected from age. 1st-2nd items: Stitching intact.
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