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Image for The Kimball Family News, Being Supplementary to the History of the Kimball Family in America. Consisting of the Regular Monthly Parts for the Years 1898 and 1899

The Kimball Family News, Being Supplementary to the History of the Kimball Family in America. Consisting of the Regular Monthly Parts for the Years 1898 and 1899

By: N/A

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Gustavus F. Kimball: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015920

Condition: Fair


Bound volume of Kimball Family News, Volume I, Issue Number 1 through Volume II, issue 11/12, and Issue Number 3 of Volume III (January, 1898 to December, 1899, and March of 1900). Buckram cloth covers are rubbed and show wear at spine ends. Corners are bumped. Title label on spine is very worn and chipped. First leaf of Issue 1 for Volume I is detached, though laid in. Remaining contents are good, though age toned. A rare collection of the earliest numbers of this publication. View more info

The Blue Book of Topeka, 1910

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, The Biographical Research Association:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024165

Condition: Fair


N/D (ca. 1910); 236 pages, plus index; Cloth covers are rubbed and a little worn at spine ends; Volume is just a little cocked; Gilt lettering on covers remains fairly bright; Front blank end page has been torn out and front hinge (internal) is loose; Inked name/address at top of front free end page; Rear end leaves are torn; Contents remain complete and fairly clean and volume remains fairly tight; Publishers mispagination on page 128 as 131 (same in all copies examined); Despite faults, this remains a good working or binding copy of this scarce Topeka who's who View more info

Topeka in the Valley of the Kaw: The Golden City of Quivira

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Topeka Chamber of Commerce:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027591

Condition: Very Good


No date of publication, though circa 1930; 15 pages souvenir/promotional booklet for the city of Topeka; Light foxing on first and last few leaves; A couple of leaves near center have previously stuck along the top edge and been pulled apart; Otherwise clean and very clear contents. View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 1

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028261

Condition: Fair


Title page, followed by three pages of text and seven pages of photogravures, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 1 ONLY of 12 parts; Includes photogravures of The Kansas Capitol Building; Calhoun Bluff, near Topeka; Argentine from the Kaw River; Lawrence from Frazier Hall; Labette Creek in Parsons; Views at Fort Leavenworth; and Kansas River at Lawrence. Moisture damage along outside edges, with some deterioration and loss of paper on front cover and first two leaves. Covers show scattered wear along edges and spine. All ... View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 2

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028262

Condition: Good+


Eight pages of photogravures, followed by two pages of text, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 2 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of The Old Mill, Lawrence; Scene in the State Library Rooms, Capitol; Scene on the Kansas River, Topeka; Looking Southeast from Blue Mount, Manhattan; City Hall Auditorium, Topeka; Kansas River at Topeka; First Presbyterian Church & First. M. E. Church, Topeka; Cottonwood River from Emporia; Views of Fort Riley. Light moisture damage to outside edges. Covers show chipping and scattered... View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 4

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028263

Condition: Good+


Seven pages of photogravures, followed by two pages of text, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 4 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of Looking North from Argentine; High School and Presbyterian Church Buildings, Lawrence; Lake View Club Grounds near Lawrence; Trinity Episcopal Church, Lawrence; St. Marys College, St. Marys; Kansas Avenue, Topeka; Library Building and Scene on the Capitol Grounds, Topeka; Kansas State Normal School, Emporia. Moisture damage to outside edges. Covers show chipping and scattered wear a... View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 5

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028264

Condition: Good+


Seven pages of photogravures, followed by two pages of text, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 5 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of St. Benedicts College, Atchison; Soldier's Home, Leavenworth; Court House, Topeka; Views of the Missouri River, Atchison; Commercial Street, Emporia; St. Patricks Church, Parsons; First M. E. Church, Emporia; Soldier and Sailors Arch, Junction City. Moisture damage to outside edges. Covers show chipping and scattered wear along edges. Images and text remain good. View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 6

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028265

Condition: Fair


Seven pages of photogravures, followed by two pages of text, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 6 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of Blue River, Manhattan; A. T. & S. F. Hospital, Topeka; First Congregational Church, Topeka; First Presbyterian Church, Emporia; Blue Valley from Blue Mount, Manhattan; Scene on Louisiana Street and Scene at Kansas University, Lawrence; Montgomery County Court House, Independence; Street Scene, Fort Scott. Moisture damage to outside edges, as well as upper outside corner of bottom co... View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 8

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028266

Condition: Very Good


Six pages of photogravures, followed by two pages of text, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 8 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of Kaw River at Manhattan; Views of Burnett's Mound, Topeka; Scene on Labette Creek, Parsons; Views at Fort Riley; The Goodlander, Fort Scott; Views on the Republican River, Junction City. Covers show just a few small scuffs and chips. Last page of text shows a small tear at the lower outside corner, not affecting text. All images and text remain good. View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 10

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028267

Condition: Fair


Five pages of photogravures (with the sixth page of photogravures having been removed), followed by two pages of text, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 10 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of Melan Arch Bridge, Topeka; Plymouth Congregational Church and New Central School, Lawrence; North from Capitol Dome, Topeka; First M. E. Church, Lawrence; River Scene, Topeka; Independence High School. MISSING the Sixth Plate page. Covers show scattered, edge wear. Small moisture stain on edge of rear cover and last leaf of... View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 11

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028268

Condition: Good+


Seven pages of photogravures, followed by two pages of text, all printed on recto only; Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 11 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of View of the Cottonwood River; Bridal Veil Park, Fort Scott; Views of the Stockyards, Kansas City; Looking NE from Frazier Hall, Lawrence; U.S. Military Prison, Leavenworth; Mercy Hospital and Catholic Church, Fort Scott; Scene at Washburn College, Topeka. One inch stain along outside edge affecting covers and all leaves. Covers show a few scattered chips. All images and text remain... View more info

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Art Work on Eastern Kansas, Part 12

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: The Western Photogravure Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028269

Condition: Fair+


Seven pages of photogravures, followed by three pages of text, all printed on recto only. Gilt stamped lettering on dark purple, reptilian-like textured covers. Part 12 ONLY of 12 parts. Includes photogravures of Senate Chambers, Capitol; Cottonwood River Dam, Emporia; Haskell Institute, Lawrence; View from Mount Prospect, Manhattan; View at Atchison; Forest Park, Parsons; View on the Marmaton River, Fort Scott; Bourbon County Court House, Fort Scott. Covers show scattered chips and wear along edges, as well as a little rodent chewing at top outside corner and fore edge. Wear and moisture... View more info

The City of Homes: 1921 Visit to Topeka, Kansas

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Topeka Realtors Association / Topeka Chamber of Commerce / the City of Topeka: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028302

Condition: Fair+


20 non-paginated pages, saddle stapled inside of heavier brown paper wrap covers. Souvenir/promotional booklet, with may photos of Topeka's residents, businesses, industry, parks, churches, and schools. Front cover is darkened along outside edge, though covers are otherwise bright and clean. Contents show light foxing on first and last leaves. The center eight pages are detached, though laid in place. One leaf shows a half inch closed tear into blank margin. Occasional light soiling/smudges. Complete and otherwise intact copy of this scarce booklet. View more info

Topeka High School Sunflower 1950

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Topeka High School:

Seller ID: 030896

Condition: Very Good


With more than 100 autographs/signatures. View more info

Who's Who In and Around Topeka

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Continental Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031441

Condition: Very Good+


160 pages, indexed. Embossed covers over stiff wraps. Light rubbing along edges. Volume remains tight and clean View more info

Topeka High School Sunflower 1948

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Topeka High School:

Seller ID: 031855

Condition: Very Good


With more than 100 autographs/signatures. View more info

Topeka High School Sunflower 1949

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Topeka High School:

Seller ID: 031856

Condition: Very Good


With more than 100 autographs/signatures. View more info

Polk's Topeka (Shawnee County, Kans.) City Directory, 1946 Including Shawnee County Taxpayers...

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, R. L. Polk & Co.,: 1946

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 032806

Condition: Good


732+ pages. Covers are a little worn, though all advertising remains good. A couple pages show folded/creased corners. Volume remains tight and contents are generally clean. View more info

Views of the Topeka Flood, May 29 - June 5, 1903

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, J. T. Bell: 1903

Seller ID: 033687

Condition: Fair+


32 pages, saddle stapled. Captioned photograph images of the 1903 Topeka Flood. Paper covers are a little chipped, and show an old penciled price on the front, and other penciled notes on the rear. Two leaves at center are detached, though laid in place. Five pages with penciled doodles in margins. View more info

Topeka-Kansas 1911

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Topeka, Cuts By Capper Engraving Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033690

Condition: Good


No date of publication, though circa 1911. Non-paginated, though 76 pages, string tied in paper wrap covers. Mostly residential photographs, though some churches, parks, etc. Covers are lightly soiled, and show light edge wear. First and last leaves are also lightly soiled. Many of the photos have a neatly inked address next to them. View more info