Early American Trade Cards From The Collection of Bella C. Landauer. Bella C. Lindauer.
Early American Trade Cards From The Collection of Bella C. Landauer

Early American Trade Cards From The Collection of Bella C. Landauer

New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. 25 pages in text. 28. 5 x 22 cm. Critical Notes by Adele Jenny. Forty-four plates. Double-page fold-out frontispiece in color, a lithograph of a sperm whale. Descriptive Catalogue of the Plates. The earliest trade cards here date from 1730, or thereabouts, as six decades earlier the Crown forbade printing presses in New York. Limited edition, one of 500 copies on rag paper. Orig. tan cloth basket weave cloth. Fine in nicked plain dust wrapper. Item #22188

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