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Image for Two Chinese Family and University Photo Albums, Pre- and Post-Cultural Revolution [Photo Album, China, Vernacular Photography]

Two Chinese Family and University Photo Albums, Pre- and Post-Cultural Revolution [Photo Album, China, Vernacular Photography]

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: np, nd

Seller ID: 3240

Condition: Very Good


The photographs are housed in two spiral-bound, magnetic photo albums made by Seagull (Shanghai) and Flying Eagle (Tianjin). The first album, featuring a river scene on the cover, measures 25 by 30 cm, and has 10 leaves (20 pages) with 151 photographs. It has light edge wear and chips and the hinges have small cracks. The second album, featuring a gymnast on the cover, measures 28 by 24.5 cm, and has 10 leaves with 85 photographs. Faint wear to the cover. The “magnetic” pages in both albums are yellowed. The “river” album is more of a family album. It is full of portrait... View more info

Image for Family Photo Album from 1921-1930: Cats, Dogs, and a Great Childhood [Michigan]

Family Photo Album from 1921-1930: Cats, Dogs, and a Great Childhood [Michigan]

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: [Michigan], 1921-1930

Edition: Original

Seller ID: 3318

Condition: Very Good


No name, dated 1921-1930, with a single photo dated 1915. Cord-bound, production photo album, 28.3 by 18.8 cm, 80 pages [40 leaves] of which 39 are used. Minor bumping at the corners and a couple of small stains on the back cover. Otherwise, very good with no missing photographs. This album relates the childhood of its two main subjects, Mary and Pat. No last names are given, but the presumed sister and brother are the primary focus between 1921 and 1930, along with photos of several other children and teens. While there are snapshots of a couple of adult women—probably Mary and Pat’... View more info

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Six Spectacular Scrapbooks of Bicycle Racing from the 1960s including the Tour de France, World Cycling Championships, and Track Racing [Cycling, Jan Janssen]

By: Knebel, Hans

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, 1959-1968

Edition: Original

Seller ID: 3255

Condition: Very Good


Assembled by Hans Knebel, no location but it appears to be Amsterdam or its environs, 1959-1968, with additional programs laid in from 1969-1972. A true labor of love, these neatly arranged and well-organized scrapbooks showcase this young Dutchman’s love of professional cycling. Most of the clippings and all the hand-written text are in Dutch. All the scrapbooks appear complete with no missing items. The first scrapbook was cobbled together from used algebra and geometry school notebooks, 17 by 21 cm, 57 pages of the notebooks are used, while the remaining 5 pages have old mat... View more info

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Photo Album of Two Michigan Brothers with the 53rd Military Police Company in Italy and France During World War II

By: Lillis, Robert and James

Price: $600.00

Publisher: [Grand Rapids, MI], Robert Lillis, James Lillis: c. 1942-1945

Seller ID: 3201

Condition: Good


Cord-bound, production photo album, 39 by 29 cm, 42 pages [21 leaves] of which 40 are used. Wear at the corners of the album from some splitting to the front and rear hinges – otherwise stable. The first leaf is detached with heavy chips, tears and rodent nibbles at the fore-edge. The following two leaves have chips and tears on the fore-edges, but the remaining leaves are all very good with some small chips here and there. The album chronicles two brothers and their time serving in World War II. It appears they served Sparanise, Italy, and moved north to Angio, and into Lyon, France. ... View more info

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A 1930s Scrapbook of Valentine's Day Cards - Valentines

By: Northrop, Pearl Eileen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [Chesterhill, Ohio], c. early-1920s – 1941

Edition: Manuscript

Seller ID: 1844

Condition: Fair


[Chesterhill, Ohio], c early-1920s – 1941 Manuscript Paperback Fair Housed is a purpose-made, unbranded “Scrap Book,” 23 by 305 cm, 48 pp, all but 13 of which are decorated recto and verso Cover wear with chipping and small tears to the cover with a section of skinning on the upper corner of the front cover; the spine has chips and splits; the leaves are yellowed and quite brittle, with several chips and tears The scrapbook includes 130 Valentine cards, including movable, three-dimensional and gatefold cards, as well as several charming homemade cards, from family, friends and, of co... View more info

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Vintage Manuscript Album and Scrapbook on Egypt, Greece, Rome, with Sections on Gothic Architecture and Ornamentation and Saracenic Art

By: Serex, E.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NP, Serex, E.: NP

Edition: Original Manuscript

Seller ID: 2658

Condition: Very Good


Serex, E. Vintage Manuscript Album and Scrapbook on Egypt, Greece, Rome, with Sections on Gothic Architecture and Ornamentation and Saracenic Art. Unbranded, string-bound manufactured scrapbook binder, 21 by 27.3 cm, [146] pp. plus one blank leaf at the end, illus. Very good with light shelf wear to the boards and wear and chipping to the center fore edge of the back cover. Beyond a mere scrapbook of clippings, this impressive album includes in-depth, hand-written histories of Egypt, Greece and Rome, and their art and ornamentation. This album includes hand-lettered title pages, 36 hand-d... View more info

Image for 1973-1976 Flint Amateur City Baseball League Scrapbook and Military Death Notice [Flint, Michigan]

1973-1976 Flint Amateur City Baseball League Scrapbook and Military Death Notice [Flint, Michigan]

By: [John Hautala]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: [Flint, Michigan], 1973-1976

Edition: Original

Seller ID: 3319

Condition: Very Good


Most likely assembled by Kathleen Hautala, chronicling the amateur baseball career of her husband, John Hautala, 1973-1976, with later items laid in. Cord-bound, production photo album, 35.5 by 28 cm, 66 pages [33 leaves] of which 65 are used. Very good with minor wear at the corners. A wonderful scrapbook/photo album of John Hautala’s time with the Bishop Contractors team from Flint, Michigan – a great story with a sad ending. The scrapbook proper includes 74 newspaper clippings—primarily from The Flint Journal—many mounted one to a page—60 color photos of the team in action, an... View more info