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Washington, D.C., Memorabilia

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Lot 545.  Washington, D.C., Vintage Photo Collection – Colorized Photos and Portfolios. Eight colorized photos of various sizes are part of this collection. Two different capture the U.S. Capitol. Each is about 6” x 8” and nm. Two 8” x 10” photos and one 5” x 7” show the Lincoln Memorial, with cherry blossoms in the foreground. Ex-m. One of the 8 x 10s has a blurred image, which may or may not have been photographed or printed that way for artistic effect. Two other photos, one 8” x 10” and one 7” x 9”, show light colorization. The larger image is of the White House, and the smaller, the Washington Monument with cherry blossoms in the foreground. There also is a 7” x 9” color photo of the Jefferson Memorial. These photos are framed, but we could ship them unframed. The glass on the photo with the Washington Monument is cracked, and we can either unframe the photo or ship it as it. Two portfolios contain undated, offset-printed black & white photos, possibly from 1940s or earlier negatives. One portfolio comprises “Ten Beautiful Aero Views of Washington, D.C.” by Nesco Prints. Each photo is about 9.25” x 12” (6.25” x 8.5” image area). The Capitol, the White House, Mount Vernon and other areas in and around the city are shown. Ex-m to nm. The “Washington Portfolio” consists of 32 b&w 8.5” x 11” photos (7” x 9.25” image area) by Thomas N. White. Washington buildings, monuments and some geologic formations are pictured. Ex to ex-m. Fifty photos of the nation’s capital!
Minimum Bid $25     

Lot 547.  3 Tarzan Novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs. During his lifetime, Burroughs published 22 novels featuring Tarzan, the fictional character also known as Viscount Greystoke. The three hardbacks offered here are: 1. “Tarzan and the Golden Lion,” 1923 edition from Grossett & Dunlap, g-vg with some color loss along the edges of the covers, inscription on the flyleaf. Complete with vg+ to ex pages, no dust jacket. 2. “Tarzan Triumphant,” 1931-32 edition from Grossett & Dunlap, g-vg with moisture stains along the cover edges, flyleaf inscription. Complete with vg-ex pages, vg price-clipped dust jacket. 3. “Tarzan’s Quest,” 1936 edition from Edgar Rice Burroughs with frontispiece illustration by J. Allen St. John. Vg with stains on the covers, ex pages, no dust jacket.
Winning Bid $40     

Lot 553.  18 Pieces of Sheet Music and a Pamphlet with a Washington, D.C. Connection Two of the songs represented in this collection are associated with D.C. newspapers. In 1889, John Philip Sousa, leader of the U.S. Marine Band, composed the “Washington Post March” for an essay contest sponsored by the “Washington Post” newspaper. Thirty-five years later, Capt. W. J. Stannard, leader of the U.S. Army Band, created “The Washington Evening Star March” for the rival newspaper. The “Washington Post” sheet music is from 1959 and vg with a name on the front cover and music notations inside. The “Evening Star” sheet music is a 1924 original, a supplement to the newspaper. G-vg. The other sheet music is: “The Star Spangled Banner as Played by the United States Marine Band,” 1942, vg; “Cherry Blossom Time,” Stephen V. Stacy, 1951, four copies “Dedicated to Beautiful Washington, D.C.” and showing cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument on the cover, vg-ex; “Washington,” by Jessie and William Pierson, scarce, four 1919 and one 1920 editions, average g+; “Casino Anniversary March & Two Step,” Prof. Victor H. Johns, 1911, f, Casino Theatre pictured on the cover; and “Just One Dream of the Girl, Girl, Girl,” Raymond R. Zimmerman, 1911, five copies, f+, published by H. Kirkus Dugdale Co. of D.C. Also, a 34-page softcover publication, “The Music of George Washington’s Time,” 1931 from the George Washington Bicentennial Commission, vg+.
Minimum Bid $20     

Lot 556.  World War I and II-Era Military and Patriotic Sheet Music – 3 Songs by Irving Berlin. Eight pieces of music and a song book make up this collection: 1. “Sons of America: America Needs You,” 1917, Uncle Sam and an Army bugler outside a recruiting station on the cover, p-f. 2. “God Bless America,” 1939, by Irving Berlin, g+. 3. “He’s My Uncle Sam,” 1940, g. 4. “Any Bonds Today?” with Uncle Sam on the cover, 1941, vg+, by Berlin. 5. “He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings,” 1941, vg, name written on the front cover. 6. “How About a Cheer for the Navy,” from “This is the Army,” 1942, by Berlin, ex. 7. “There’s a Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere,” 1942, g-vg. 8. “Johnny on the Spot,” 1943, vg+ to ex. The 24-page softcover “Service Songs” book from 1944 contains 12 songs, including one each related to the Coast Guard, Army Air Forces trainees, the Marine Corps, women in the Navy, and Naval aviators, g+ to vg with vg+ to ex pages.
Winning Bid $10     

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