New in my vintage library is a 1976 issue of a large-format catalog of American poster advertising from 19 century that provides a unique view of nineteenth-century business and merchandising. The book features a curated selection from the collection of Bella Clara Landauer (1874 – 1960) — a notable collector of ephemera, sheet music, and manufacturing trade cards who also became a self-taught historian of commercial art and printing.


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[lo_column size=”2/3″]Advertising Posters of the Nineteenth Century
First edition, 1976
Published by Dover Publications
Oversized paperback, 119 pages
Size 10 1/4″ x 14″
$24 at The Curious Desk[/lo_column]