Ephemera Collection with Battling Nelson Signed Photo (70+)
Interesting lot of theater, art, sports and other ephemera dating from the 1870s to the 1960s. Collection includes: 1910 New York Hippodrome elaborate, die-cut clown book; Playbill collection of 50+ with 1948 Streetcar Named Desire starring Marlon Brando, 1944 Oklahoma & 1942 Without Love starring Katherine Hepburn; Collection of Theater & Movie programs including 1898 Battle of Manila magic lantern theater program, 1918 Al Jolson & Sinbad, & 2 Life with Father silk programs (banner-style) from the record breaking performance; 1924 Olympic Program; 1880-1968 Hellen Keller Memorial Fund Program; Two excellent 19th century British theater scrapbooks; Early hardbound "Phillips Companion Map for Tourists & Travelers" of Russia; collection of books including 1st edition The American Claimant by Mark Twain, 1904 Robinson Crusoe with illustrations by Cruikshank, signed Sizzling Platter by Peter Arnos, 1908 My Auto Book by Walter Pulitzer, 1900 Pressed Flowers from Palestine, 1877 Favorite Poems by Whittier, and more; Poster collection including huge theater poster by Sondheim; Battling Nelson signed photo to cartoonist Hershfield; Walter Hoban signed photo to Harry Hershfield with hand drawn Jerry (from Jerry on the Job) cartoon inscribed, "To Herry with heavy sweat wishes from Hoban," three Hershfield original pen & ink cartoons; 1965 Angna Enters hand-colored prints (14); various photos and more.
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