RMABA Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair

 
 
 
Featured items that Commandants Cottage Antiques plans to bring to RMBPF 2010.
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Commandant's Cottage Antiques
Sandra and Bruce Hoekstra
210 Lee Ave. College Station TX 77840
979-680-8766 979-204-2164
sandihoek@yahoo.com
Children's, Home Arts (Cooking, Etiquette, Gardening, Sewing), Ephemera
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Mother Goose's Melodies.  The only pure edition.  Containing all that have ever come to light of her memorable writings, together with all those which have been discovered among the mss. of Herculaneum, likewise everyone recently found in the same stone box which hold (sic) the golden plates of the Book of Mormon.  The whole compared, revised, and sanctioned, by one of the annotators of the Goose family.  With many new engravings.  Entered, according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1833, by Munroe & Francis, in the clerk's office, of the District Court of Massachusetts.
Author:  Unknown
Printed and published by Munroe & Francis, Boston. 1833 (to 1845?)
Wood engravings, 96 pages. $2,000.00
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19th c. Autograph Book from New England with Pencil Hand-sketched Patriotic Pictures:  Sailor, Ship under Sail, Eagle with Cannon and Eagle on a Chair Back. Autograph book of Annie D. Brown, Nashua, N.H.  Sketches signed by Lizzie McCarty Daly. c. 1875
Four stunning pencil (black and red) drawings of patriotic subjects  Size:  3  14/16" x 6  9/16".  Also, notes from friends (one signed by a Charles A. Littlefield, Co. D 3rd Art.--a Civil War reference?), poems, and engravings from publisher, J. S. Locke, 1875.  Cover gone, binding fragile, one loose page.  $275.00
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Studer's Popular Ornithology.
The Birds of North America.
Upwards of Seven Hundred different species and varieties, comprising all that are known to exist on this Continent, are represented on the One Hundred and Nineteen Crayon Plates, artistically drawn and colored from Nature by Theodore Jasper.
Author and Illustrator:  Theodore Jasper, A.M., M.D.
Jacob H. Studer & Co., New York City, editor and publisher 1881
Bound in full leather with gold embossed title on front cover and spine.  Tissue guards to prints.  Ex-library (Santa Clara). $2,500.00
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Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Authors:  Simone Beck, Louisette Bertholle, Julia Child
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, publisher
1961, 1st edition, Stated Second Printing:  November 1961
No dust jacket; Very good condition. $275.00
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19thc Lithographed 6-sided block Puzzle Pictures in their original boxes., Games, Paper Dolls and Assorted Ephemera at all price levels.

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