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Original Stereocard Photograph: Tokay Grapes--In a California Vineyard, Acampo, Calif.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8165

Condition: Collectible-Fine


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 236-16747 by the publisher. Shows a woman and child picking grapes with a barn and house in the background. Acampo is located in central California's San Joaquin County. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on the back discussing grape growing and wine production nationwide. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Knoll's Beer Garden, a Popular Resort of Berlin, Germany."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers: 1894

Seller ID: 9096

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'Sold by Underwood & Underwood, New York .' printed on the right side of the stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title printed on the backside in six languages. Nice view of the beer garden with several people seated . Clean copy with slight bumps on several corners. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Filling Pig Skins with Juice from Maguey Plant Used in Making Pulque, the Native Drink, Tacuba, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9266

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 10926 (285). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the native manufacture of Pulque from the maguey (century plant) which is stored in pig skin containers. Also the legend of its discovery and the fall of the Toltecs. View of a man filling a pig skin with pulque while a donkey waits with a bag tied on its back among the plants. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Italian Settler and Family, Vineyards in Background, Mendoza, Argentina, So.Am."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9278

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 21818 (319). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the province of Mendoza "Little Italy", its wine industry, and the system of absentee landlords who live in Buenos Aires half the year and on the plantations the other half to avoid the heat of the weather. Image of a Italian immigrant family resting before going back to tilling in the vineyards which stretch out behind them in rows after rows. clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Andalusian Carts Coming Into Town, Almeria, Spain."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9404

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


# 15828 (438). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about southern Spain known as Andalusia and the port city of Almeria. Photo of a group of carts coming into the town with children possing at the front. Carts are loaded to the gils with barrels of wine. Clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Toiling in the Vineyards - Picking the Luscious Grapes, Rudesheim, Germany."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9415

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 10352 (390). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the production of grapes on the terraced side of the Rhine Valley in Germany. View of workers, both men and women, tilling the vines with a German monument in the far background. Clean copy with very slight bump to lower right corner. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Tivoli Beer Garden, Hanover, Germany."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Underwood & Underwood: 1904

Seller ID: 11312

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title on the front cover. Image of some gentlemen seated in the Beer Garden with an elaborate stage in the background for a band. A fine clean copy. View more info

Snappy Jokes: A New Collection of Rich and Rare Jokes, Compiled By a Jolly Bartender for Stag Parties, Smokers, Etc.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Johnson Smith & Company:

Seller ID: 13446

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


ca. 1920. 'No. 1947'. 32 pages; cartoons; illustrated paper wrapper (5 1/4 x 7 3/8 inch) with postal stamps on the back, dated Nov. 25, 1975. Collection of jokes and cartoons. Very good clean copy. View more info

Bergez-Frank's, Inc. Old Poodle Dog Wine List

By: Bergez- Frank's Old Poodle Dog Company, Incorporated

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Bergez-Frank's, Inc. Old Poodle Dog Company, Incorporated: 1908

Seller ID: 019862

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper. 5 1/2" x 9 1/4." Fifteen pages, complete. Multiple black and white illustrations throughout. Front and back covers feature color illustrations of men in formal French outfits, one holding drinks and the other holding cooked poultry on a dish, respectively. Covers and pages are very clean and intact. The wine list includes various alcoholic drinks and their prices in the following categories: "Champagnes," &... View more info

Collection of Nine Wine Labels from the Famous San Francisco, The Old Poodle Dog, circa 1908

By: Bergez- Frank's Old Poodle Dog Company, Incorporated

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019891

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Nine wine labels from the Old Poodle Dog restaurant. No date, circa 1908. Varying shapes and sizes, but all measure about 4 5/8 x 3 3/4" and are rectangles or rectangular in shape. Seven of the nine labels have gilt decorations. Three of the nine have black and white illustrated portraits of a poodle. All of the labels have "Bergez-Frank's." The following wines are included: Zinfandel, Chablis, Riesling, Sauternes (two labels), Burgundy, Cachet Rouge, ... View more info

Food and Beverage Analyses

By: Bridges, Milton Arlanden

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8365

Condition: Collectible-Fine


(1935). Publisher flexible green pebble cloth with gilt lettering. Nutrition, calorie, cholesterol, etc. for food; analysis of vitamins; compositions and food value of alcoholic drinks. 246 pages, including index. View more info

The Gun Club Drink Book: Being a More of Less Discursive Account of Alcoholic Beverages, Their Formulas and Uses, Together with Some Observation on the Mixing of Drinks

By: Browne, Charles

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York and London, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13052

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's orange cloth binding with drawings of men and women drinking, titles in white on black background. The lightest of wear at the corners, but a very nice copy externally. Dust wrapper with some small chips at top and bottom of spine, not affecting lettering. Another chip on back cover at the bottom near the fold is about three quarter of an inch by one quarter and affects a few letters of the promotional text. Quarter sized stain on upper margin of frontispiece... View more info

In Old Vintage Days.With Decorations By Dorothy Payne

By: Colburn, Frona Eunice Wait

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Printed by John Henry Nash.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2938

Condition: Collectible-As New


750 copies printed, but not numbered or signed by the author on the limitation page Cloth backed boards. An as new copy in the original dust wrapper. From Nell O'Day, "A Catalogue of Books Printed by John Henry Nash" pages 97 & 98: ".an interesting tale of the (18)90's set in one of the lovely vineyards of California. Mrs. Colburn is an authority on grape culture, her book entitled "Wines and Vines" publsihed in 1889 being a source book on the subject... View more info

The Rubiyat of Ohow Dryyam.with Apologies to Omar, Illustrated by Benjamin Franklin (Not of Philadelphia).

By: Duff, J. L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Book Shop. San Francisco. 1922.: 1922

Seller ID: 598

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated wrapper. Black and white illustrations. A Rubiyat parody, set to the times of Prohibition. Unpaginated, but fifteen pages. View more info

Prohibition and the 1916 Campaign

By: Gandier, D. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Campaign Federation: 1916

Seller ID: 019860

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4." Eight pages, complete. Blue stamp in lower-right margin of front cover: "California State Library, California Section." In pencil above it, also in the margin is the word, "dup" [duplicate]. A very clean and intact copy. A pamphlet with an address made before the California Commonwealth Club by California preacher D. M. Gandier, who promotes "Amendments 1 and 2," which would enact ... View more info

Our New Crusade: A Temperance Story.

By: Hale, Edward E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Roberts Brothers: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019511

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 4 1/2" x 5 7/8." 287 pages, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Pages are very clean; binding is tight. All edges have original red coloring. View more info

When Grog May Be Taken Medicinally

By: Hindley, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA, Felicia Rice; Moving Parts Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019881

Condition: Fine


White broadside printed on fine paper with red decorative motifs and black text. 10" x 14." Page is very clean and intact with minimal wear. A reprinted excerpt from Charles Hindley's Tavern Anecdotes and Sayings (London, 1875). Excerpt reads in part: "When Grog May Be Taken Medicinally: Invariably after salmon. ... When a person feels faint and doesn't know what is the matter with him. ... When a friend turns up after an absence of several years, or when... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - A. C. Joslyn

By: Joslyn, A. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1864

Seller ID: 016641

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Handwritten letter dated December 11, 1864 from Brownington, Vermont. 1 page, 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Fold lines. Envelope included, addressed to Carlos Baxter, Esp., in Burlington, Vermont. Small hole in front of envelope, otherwise remarkably good condition. Mr. Joslyn writes, "inclosed (sic) is four dollars and seventeen cents to pay assessment on liquor agency for town of Brownington". View more info

Anatomy of the Whisky Business

By: Kane, Frank

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Manhasset, New York, Lake House Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8372

Condition: Collectible-Fine


(1965). Publisher's red cloth with gtilt lettering. In slipcase. Number 233 (of an unknown limitation), signed by author. A variety of articles on the liquor business by Kane, publisher of "Frank Kane's Weekly Letter for Liquor Executives" and the "National Liquor Review." 204 pages. View more info

Bibliotheque Du Cultivateur. Pratique De Plantation et Greffage Des Vignes Americaines.

By: Laurence, M. Le Cte De La

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Agricole De La Maison Rustique: 1891

Seller ID: 12499

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[Written in the French language] 169 pages; illustrations; 1/4 leather binding with leather label on spine. Concerned with the saving of the French wine industry from phylloxera by using American stock roots. Some chipping to the spine, internally fine. A handsome book. View more info