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Times Steam Job Office, Cincinnati Weekly Times A NATIONAL NEWSPAPER Adapted to the Wants of the People of the United States. Cincinnati: Times Company, [1873].

Spectacular broadside advert for the Cincinnati Weekly Times

A spectacular and unrecorded four-color broadside issued in 1873 by the Cincinnati Weekly Times, using patriotic imagery to promote its ambitions as “A National Newspaper.”  The broadside touts the Times as “a national paper adapted to the wants of the people of all the United States.” It emphasizes the point with a variety of patriotic […]

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STAR OF THE WEST [:] GRAND AERIAL VOYAGE FROM CINCINNATI TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN. [Cincinnati, April-May 1835.]

Richard Clayton attempts a “Grand Aerial Voyage”

A spectacular rarity of early American aviation, this extremely rare 1835 broadside promotes the attempt by Richard Clayton to fly his balloon Star of the West from Cincinnati, Ohio to the Atlantic. Clayton was born in England in 1807 or 1811 and emigrated to the United States in the early 1830s, setting up shop in […]

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A seminal 19th-century map of Cincinnati

An unrecorded edition of the most important mid-19th-century map of Cincinnati, at the time the leading economic engine of the Midwest. Extraordinarily rare in any edition and especially desirable for having been drawn, printed and published in the city. Background The city was first settled in 1788 with the name “Losanti” and given its present […]

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Krebs Lithographing Company, GRAF, MORSBACH & CO. WHOLESALE MANUFACTURERS OF SADDLES, HARNESS, COLLARS &c. 214 & 216 MAIN ST. OPPOSTIE NEW POST OFFICE BUILDING, CINCINNATI, O. U.S.A. We will furnish price lists upon applicaiton to the trade only. Cincinnati, ND [but ca. 1874-1890].

Rare broadside illustrating the wares of a Cincinnati manufacturer of saddles and harnesses

A most appealing and extremely rare broadside catalog promoting the products of Cincinnati saddle and harness manufacturer Graf, Morsbach & Co.  The broadside features tiny illustrations of dozens of saddles, both English and Western, many heavily ornamented with tooled leather, along with dozens more harnesses and collars, all with product numbers to facilitate ordering. The […]

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Gould Davis carriage manufacturing poster

A marvelous advertising poster for a carriage manufacturer

A very large, attractive and rare broadside advertising the products of Cincinnati, Ohio carriage manufacturer Gould, Davis & Co. The broadside features images of 21 carriages, surmounted by a view of the Davis, Gould factory and an elaborate title with ornate text and foliate decoration. The pleasing use of color, the arrangement of the carriages, and […]

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