Vintage Advertising Posters
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Posters from Maîtres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster). Paris: Imprimerie Chaix, 1895-1900. All approximately 14 x 11. Chromolithographs. With Imprimerie Chaix blind stamps. Very good condition, unless otherwise noted.
1895 to November, 1900 two hundred and fifty six color lithographic plates were issued under the guidance of Jules Chéret the father of poster art. In all ninety seven artists contributed to this series. Four prints were sent to subscribers every month. These prints were never issued in book from but binding was an option that was offered for a full year's subscription. These images are the quintessential representation of the Belle Époque. Advertisements for food, theater and wine are fantastically illustrated through lavish dress and ornate design, epitomizing the Art Nouveau style.
Posters and advertisements from numerous literary publications. Circa 1890-1910. Chromolithographs and screen prints.
None currently available.
- Blanche McManus. "Scribner's Fiction Number." New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. 23 x 14 1/4. Folded as issued. Several small repaired tears in margins. Water stain down left side. $375
- "Coney Island, by Julian Ralph and Henry McCarter. In July for Scribner's." York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896. 19 x 14. Folds as issued. $225
- F.C. Yohn. "Scribner's For May." New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. 22 1/2 x 15. Water stain along left side. Surface dirt and small numerous tears along outside margins. $200
- Howard Chandler Christy. "Scribner's for October." New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. 21 3/4 x 14. Several small repaired tears along edges. $85
- Charles Dana Gibson. "The Christmas Scribner's New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. 22 x 14 1/2. Chip out of corner, bottom right margin, not affecting image. $450
For The Century. (the successor to Scribner's):
- Elisha Brown Bird. "The Century For March." New York: H.A. Thomas & Wylie, 1896.
20 1/4 x 13 1/8. Fold in center. Several repaired tears along margins. Slight water stain down left side. $375
- "The Century for February." New York: G.H. Bueke & Co., 1897. 21 x 14. Water stain along left side. Repaired 1" tear in bottom margin. Wear along bottom edge. Portraits of Grant and Washington. $225
From The Sunday World. The Sunday editions of New York World Newspaper:
- "June 14th." New York, 1896. 17 1/4 x 11 1/2. Folded as issued. (Poster for the Republican Convention of 1896.) $175
- "The Sunday World, 8 Funny Pages, Feb 7th." New York, 1897. 18 1/2 x 11 3/4. Date written in pencil in image. Folds as issued. Slight transference. $175
- "The Sunday World. May 2nd." New York, 1897. 16 1/2 x 12. Date written in pencil in image. Folds as issued. Slight transference. $225
- F. Gilbert Edge. "The Sunday World, July, 18th." New York, circa. 1897. 18 x 12.
Few small repaired tears. (woman on beach) $250
For Outing Magazine.
None currently available.
- "New York Herald, Sunday April 10th." New York: 1895. 19 x 12. Fold in bottom third through text. Numerous repaired tears and small chip missing in bottom left margin. (Three animals looking at the moon.) $175
- "The New York Sunday Press. December 29 New Year's Number." New York: 1895. 22 3/4 x 16 5/8. Center, horizontal fold as issued. Smudges and chips in margins and at right corners, none affecting image. $275
- "New York Sunday Journal, Sunday, March 29th, 1896." New York: 1896. 21 3/4 x 15 3/8. One each horizontal and vertical folds at center, as issued. Bottom right corner of margin chipped, not affecting image. (Woman in yellow, fishing.) $350
- [Admiral Dewey]. New York: Sackett & Wilhelms Litho & Prig. Co., 1899. 21 x 13 3/4. Water stain along left side. Folded through center. $75
- "Yours, For a Quarter. Only One of One Hundred Features in the Great Christmas Standard." Circa, 1900. 18 x 14 1/2. Repaired tears and in margins. $85
- "Everybody's Magazine." New York: Ridgeway Co., circa 1900. 9 3/4 x 6 3/4. $50
- "The Delineator." [Portrait of woman]. New York: Butterick Publishing, February, 1905. 11 1/2 x 8 1/2. Water stain along right side. $75
Advertising for books:
- William H. Bradley. (1868-1962). "Fringilla." Cleveland: Burrows Brothers, 1895. 18 x 7 1/8 (image). Wood cut. Soft creases and folds. Else, very good condition. Edition: 239/1000. [poster to promote book of the same title by Richard Doddridge Blackmore]. $550
- Philip R. Goodwin. "Captain Ravenshaw. By Robert Neilson Stephens." Boston: Geo. H. Walker & Co., circa 1900. 21 3/4 x 13. 1 1/4" chip in bottom margin. Repaired tear in right margin. Minor surface wear. (Elizabethan London in background) $150
- Charles Dana Gibson. "A Corner in Women, by Tom Masson." New York: Moffat, Yard & Co., 1905. 20 1/4 x 13. Water stain down left side. $175
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