IN SITU: Situationism & Its Influence 1957-2010 (Part 1)Published on 03 May 2017
I'm pleased to announce our latest e-catalogue (#11.5) entitled IN SITU and dedicated entirely to Situationism. This is our largest catalogue to date (almost 200 items), so we're issuing it in two parts. Part one consists of seventy-five items on Situationism proper: Guy Debord, Raoul Vaneiegem, the INTERNATIONALE SITUATIONNISTE, various sections of the SI, as well as histories of the movement. Part two, forthcoming in a couple of weeks, will chronicle (in more than 100 items) the subsequent influence of Situationism.[...] Read more
What's on the menu?...Vintage Food and Drink Menus 1926-1967Published on 01 May 2017
We have had fun putting together our latest ephemera list, this one comprised of vintage menus, most from restaurants in the United States, but British, Canadian, and Mexican restaurants are also included. A number of the menus represent Polynesian-themed restaurants, a mid-twentieth century vogue that, in some menu listings, conflated Chinese food with the South Pacific. Occasionally a menu's emphasis is directed toward offerings from the bar, while others are decidedly discrete: "Could we suggest a glass of wine before dinner?" The menus represent a 40 year span, feature great graphics, prices that make you wonder and drinks that make you thirsty...[...] Read more
20th Century Pictorial Maps - Old Imprints at the Miami International Map Fair, HistoryMiami 2017Published on 31 Jan. 2017
Oldimprints.com will be exhibiting at the Miami International Map Fair at HistoryMiami February 4-5, 2017. This year one of the map fair events, with oldimprints participating, consists of a panel focusing on the institutional, research, and private collecting approaches to the study of twentieth century pictorial maps. It is gratifying to see the growing interest in these colorful and frequently humorous maps, especially as their ephemeral nature often belies their significance as repositories of historical and social interest.
This pdf catalogue is a selection from our latest catalogue of 20th century pictorial maps. The complete catalogue may be viewed online at www.oldimprints.com
Thank you for your interest,
Elisabeth and Craig
4 x 10 Eastern Avant-Garde Orbit - Digital Delights 2Published on 07 Dec. 2016
I am glad to present my new short list »Digital Delights«, edition no. 2, containing 40 new arrivals as well as carefully selected items from my stock related to the Eastern European Avant-Garde orbit. 10 illustrated books, magazines and/or ephemera each created by major proponents of Latvian, Bulgarian, Czech and Yugoslavian avant-garde movements from the 1920s and 1930s are waiting to be discovered by you.
Nos. 3 (Bulgarian) as well as nos. 7 and 8 (Czech) are already sold. (7.12.16)