Auction catalogue 145 - on Friday, 1. 12. 2017Published on 20 Nov. 2017
Catalogue 210: Chistmas offers: 25% discountPublished on 26 Oct. 2017
For the last 12 years, we have published our discount catalogue at the end of the year. This is a good opportunity to buy your gifts and / or add to your collection.
We offer a discount of 25% on all city-views and maps listed in this catalogue. For orders over € 1000, - the discount increases to 40%. This offer is valid until January 15, 2017 and payment should be made within 3 weeks of the date of invoice. Delayed payment will result in the loss of the discount.
Please note that the goods are not available in unlimited quantities. The experience of the
FILM NOIR CLASSIC MOVIE POSTERS 1948-1950 - a brief listPublished on 10 Oct. 2017
The distinctive style of movies of the golden age of Film Noir, that genre of Hollywood crime dramas infused with liberal doses of sex and cynicism, is captured in the striking graphics of these classic movie posters. The portrait that emerges of a darker side of mid-twentieth century America makes them a compelling resource for the study of that period as well as for film history archives.
The light-hearted Gary Cooper / Barbara Stanwyck comedy “Ball of Fire” of 1941 that we include in this listing drives home this contrast…but no matter what, somebody is going to get burned...
San Francisco Map Fair September 15-17, 2017 - A Selection of 19th & 20th Century Pictorial MapsPublished on 11 Sept. 2017
Old Imprints will be exhibiting at the inaugural San Francisco Map Fair to be held September 15 to 17, 2017 at The Regency Center, 1290 Sutter Street in San Francisco. For those unable to attend we offer a catalog of select items that we will be exhibiting featuring chiefly maps of California as well as examples of maps from other places. Additional images and condition description are available on our website, together with a more complete listing of highlights.
We hope that you will enjoy this selection.
Catalogue 209: Germany Part 2: Northern Germany. Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein.Published on 15 Aug. 2017
The 2nd part of our Germany-series: Catalogue 209: Germany Part 2: Northern Germany. 999 views, maps, portraits and books on Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein.[...] Read more
"M" is for MiscellanyPublished on 03 July 2017
Here we offer you a sneak preview of the items that will be on display at our stall (23) at the 2017 Melbourne Rare Book Fair, July 7-9. The colour brochure features 17 highlights including Mathematics, Memento Mori, Militaria, The Middle East, and a 1928 photo album of a Grand Tour undertaken by four friends in a car called Marco Polo (item 14). For those who collect Olympic Games programs we have Count Mercati's copy of the Official Program of the 1912 Stockholm Olympics (item 15), and for collectors of social and women's history we have Mrs Mary Wilson's personal album from the mid 19th Century (item 9).[...] Read more