- Keyword = Poster
The Sacred Well of Chichen Itza
San Francisco State College, 1971. Three-color silkscreen poster, 20 by 26 inches, promoting an exhibition of the art of ancient Mexico during the Sixth Annual Raza/Hispanidad Festival. Signed in pencil by Garcia below the central image. Rupert Garcia Print and Posters, 1967-1990, catalogue raisonne no. 34. Edition of approximately 75 copies. ISBN: 281AIB1017930.
Two thumb-tack holes in the upper margin, surface loss in a small area of the lower margin, probably from tape removal, thus a very good copy. [webonly] [JSP01; JSP04]Book ID: 80062More details Price: $1,250.00
I've Found the Job Where I Fit Best. Find Your War Job in Industry - Agriculture - Business
Washington, DC: Office of War Information, 1943. 22-1/4 by 16 inches. OWI Poster no. 55. Poster depicting a woman in a headscarf and uniform operates a machine, perhaps a lathe. Despite the vast number of posters issued by government agencies during the Second World War, this is one of the few depicting women doing traditionally male jobs, like manufacturing. Not much has been written about the artist, but he produced many magazine and advertising illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1017649.
Small bit of loss to one corner, else a fine, bright example. Folded twice, for mailing, as issued. Laid down on a stiff, archival paper backing. [JSP02; JSP04]Book ID: 78833More details Price: $400.00
Leonard Crow Dog, Medicine Man. We Are Still Here
1977. Four color poster, 27 by 40 inches. Crow Dog, an Ogala Sioux, was a prominent member of the American Indian Movement, and a strong advocate for reestablishing Native American spiritual traditions as well as securing civil rights for the indigenous peoples of the United States. The poster was probably issued to promote the documentary Crow Dog. No holdings in OCLC. ISBN: 281AIB1017929.
A fine copy. [JSP01; JSP04]Book ID: 80059More details Price: $350.00
7mo Festival de Teatro Puertorriqueno Ballets de San Juan 7 al 10 de Mayo 1964 (poster)
3.01: Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena, 1964. Homar (1913-2004) was a seminal Puerto Rican printmaker, painter, and calligrapher whose artwork stretches to three main workshops: Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño (CPA), DIVEDCO (División de Educación a la Comunidad), and the Taller de Artes Gráficas of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP). Homar was also the designer of the logo of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (Institute of Puerto Rican Culture). His works are in numerous museum collections. Poster 29 x 19 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1049994.
Signed by the illustrator at bottom of poster. Limited edition, #11/40. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy. Poster with edge and corner wear to margins only. Slight darkening in upper right corner with foxing in margins.Surface slightly scuffed.Book ID: 266130More details Price: $250.00
De sangre chicana [one-sheet poster]
[Mexico City]: Cinematografia Roma, . A Mexican one-sheet poster, 27 by 37 inches, for a Mexican wrestling (lucha libre) movie. The tag line reads Entre dos fronteras; entre dos idiomas; entre dos formas de vida, which translates to Between two borders; between two languages; between two ways of life. The central image is of the mask of the wrestler Huracan Ramirez, surrounded by five other stars of the film, including Pepe Romay, Susana Cabrera, Jose Chavez Trowe, and others. The exact plot of the film is somewhat obsure, but it apparently had something to do with ethnic pride combined with an anti-drug message. ISBN: 281AIB1015972.
Folded, as issued, else near fine.Book ID: 72962More details Price: $250.00
Spring Anti-War Games 1971
Washington, DC: (n.p.), 1971. Broadside poster, 11 by 17 inches. A poem published in the form of a poster for a May Day protest in Washington, DC, May 1 through 7, 1971. The first separate appearance of this poem, which ran in Quicksilver Times, March 17, 1971; it was later collected in Ginsberg Verbatim. Uncommon. Morgan, The Works of Allen Ginsberg, AA16. Two copies on OCLC (Northwestern, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). ISBN: 281AIB1014451.
Printed with purple ink on light blue paper. Light, uneven toning, mostly at the top half; four horizontal creases from folding.Book ID: 66862More details Price: $200.00
HHH Si! Si! Si!
[Delano, CA?]: [United Farm Workers], . Original screenprint poster, 20 by 14 inches. The UFW supported Hubert Humphrey in the 1968 presidential election and adopted a slogan based on his triple-H initials: HHH Si! Si! Si!. This poster combines the slogan with the UFW eagle printed in the colors of the Mexican flag: green shading into red on a white background. The pinback buttons from this campaign are common; the poster is not. ISBN: 281AIB0111875.
Fine. [webonly]Book ID: 74054More details Price: $150.00
"Lumber Is a Critical Material in Our Whole War Program" [poster]
Washington, DC: Lumber and Timber Products War Committee, [n.d. but 1942-1945]. Roughly 21.25 by 28.25 inches. Offset lithograph printed in red and blue. The poster attributes the title quote to Donald Nelson, the chairman of the War Production Board. The legend at the bottom of the poster reads, "Give him a hand...Boost production. Let's go now!" As the publisher was a lobbying arm of the National Lumber Manufacturers Association (now the National Forest Products Association) and the main image is a heroic portrait of Nelson, the real purpose of this poster seems to be currying favor with the War Production Board and not encouraging lumberjacks to work harder. ISBN: 281AIB0134816.
Mounted on linen and virtually flawless.Book ID: 61045
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine! [poster]
Pittsburgh, PA: (n.p.), 1941. Roughly 14.25 by 22 inches. Offset lithographed poster. Text: "This kid is getting first aid in a hurry! The same rule applies to employees!! A cut finger, smashed toe, sore eye, banged head or a cough may not seem bad at the time, but it may put you in the hospital! Don't neglect it! See the 'doc'! You are a production soldier...America's first line of defense is here." Hungerford was an editorial cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for fifty years (1927-1977). This is one of a series of workplace propaganda posters he did in the year leading up to the United States' entry into the Second World War. ISBN: 281AIB0134743.
A very good example. Upper right corner repaired (paper fill); left margin slightly trimmed, mounted on linen. An attractive copy.Book ID: 61050
Fuel for Them... Means Less for You [poster]
[N.-pl.]: Chamberlin Metal Weather Strip Co. for the United States Govt, [n.d. but ca. 1942-1945]. 17.25 by 22 inches. A central red, white, and blue V depicts a rifle-carrying soldier alongside a tank, with airplanes in the sky. To the left and right of the V are homefront industrial scense rendered in a muted blue. Below is the following text: "Make Your Home Heat Tight Now! 1. Install weather strip insulation; 2. Put up storm windows and doors; 3. Calk air leaks around window frames; 4. Install attic and wall insulation; 5. Save coal, oil, and gas for war." One of many conservation-oriented propaganda posters produced during the Second World War. ISBN: 281AIB0134786.
Two old folds, probably for mailing; a tiny bit of loss in the upper left corner; else a near fine, bright example mounted on linen.Book ID: 61048
Sandra Cisneros poster for American Library Association
Chicago: American Library Association, 1993. Poster, 33 x 20 inches. Box on lower left recommends "ten books that changed my life' by Cisneros. ISBN: 281AIB1050065.
Near fine poster inscribed in black Sharpie: "Pour la Mary and the stories inside you...Sandra...1994."Book ID: 266259More details Price: $120.00
Your Hands Hold the Future of Defense Production. They Must Be Kept Safe [poster]
[Washington, DC]: National Committee for Conservation of Man-Power in Defense Industries, [1942?]. Roughly 15 by 20.25 inches. A poster issued by the US Department of Labor to encourage worker safety. The image depicts two hands, one holding a hammer and the other holding a factory surrounded by tankes, airplanes, artillery pieces, and ships. The artist is not identified. The date of publication is estimated as this poster was listed as available for free distribution in "Our Country's Call to Service," a pamphlet published in 1942 by the Federal Security Agency. An uncommon home front poster from the Second World War. No copies are listed in OCLC or the Library of Congress database. ISBN: 281AIB013476X.
A fair to good example, mounted on linen, with considerable restoration. The poster was folded twice (probably for mailing). There is paper infill in the margins and a couple of tears that extend into the image that have been recolored competently but not expertly. An acceptable copy of a scarce and striking poster.Book ID: 61049More details Price: $100.00
Encuentro de Intellectuales y Artistas en Defensa de la Humanidad. Caracas, Venezuela, 2 al 7 de diciembre de 2004
Caracas: Encuentro Mundial de Intellectuales y Artistas en Defensa de la Humanidad, 2004. Poster, 35 x 20.5 inches. Mario Benedetti (1920-2009) was a Uruguayan poet and writer and one of the most influential Latin American writers in the latter half of the 20th century. His poster poem 'Senas del Che' was composed in Havana in 1967, the year of Che's death. Ender Cepeda (b. 1945) is a Venazuelan artist. Text in Spanish. ISBN: 281AIB1050066.
Near fine dramatic poster.Book ID: 266260More details Price: $100.00
Jefferson Airplane / Grateful Dead (BG-17-RP-3)
[San Francisco]: Bill Graham, . 14 by 20 inches. Third printing with upsidedown #17 in right margin. Blue on back (verso). ISBN: 281AIB0138870.
Light creases to top corners, else fine.Book ID: 63672More details Price: $95.00
Gorf: The World Premier of a Dada Musical Melodrama
San Francisco: The Magic Theater, 1977. Poster 20 x 14 inches. Play directed by John Lion. Presented at the Firehouse Theater in 1974. ISBN: 281AIB1050149.
First edition (first printing). A fine copy.Book ID: 266453More details Price: $60.00
Arriba las Manos Texano (movie poster)
Productora Filmica Mexico, n.d., 1969. This movie tracks the journey of two men, Erick and a stranger known simply as The Texan, who meet under the most unusual circumstances and discover they both have a passion for truth and justice. Their paths cross when The Texan rescues Erick from near-certain death at the hands of gangsters; now, their mission is to help a woman save her family's land from greedy hustlers. Starring Rodolfo de Anda, Ofelia Montesco, Eric del Castillo, David Silva and Rosa Ma. Gallardo. Poster size: 94 x 69 cm. ISBN: 281AIB1049991.
First edition (first printing). Very good copy previously folded in eigths. Small closed edge tear. Poster slightly tanned.Book ID: 266127
Morir de Pie (movie poster)
Mexico: Cinematographia Latino Amereico, n.d., 1957. The film is a Mexican romantic melodrama (a woman gives herself to her boyfriend, but is forced to marry an army officer!) starring Victor Parra, Silvia Derbez, Jaime Fernandez, Tito Novaro, Guillermo Cramer, Julio Villarreal, and Manuel Donde. It appears this movie was never released in the U.S. Poster art by Francisco Diaz Moffitt. Poster 94 x 69 cm. ISBN: 281AIB1049992.
First edition (first printing). Very good copy, previously folded in sixths. 2 inch closed tear on left, small edge chip in margin on right. Poster is browned.Book ID: 266128
Mumbo Jumbo, Inspiration Carlos Santana for River of Colors (poster)
N. Pl: Heaven Smiles Art, 1998. Poster, 23 x 17 inches. Michael V. Rios (b. 1947) is an Oakland native who began working and collaborating with Santana in 1986. He has created murals in San Francisco's Mission District. ISBN: 281AIB1050067.
Very good colorful poster inscribed by artist: "To Miriam & Daniel Michael V. Rios 2000." Inscription is to Daniel del Solar. Spotting on poster margins. Poster previously rolled.Book ID: 266261
Una Horca el Texano (movie poster)
Productora Filmica Mexico, n.d., 1969. Poster, 94 x 69 cm. Movie starring Rodolfo de Ande, Ofelia Montesco, Eric del Castillo, David Silva and Rosa Ma. Gallardo. ISBN: 281AIB1049990.
First edition (first printing). Poster has been folded in eigths and previously edges tacked. Thare are edge chips and 1 x 1 inch chip missing at base of tree on rightBook ID: 266126More details Price: $40.00
Favorite Nursery Tales (poster)
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1986. Poster, 23 x 16.5 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1050069.
Signed by the author/illustrator next to his name with 'heart' drawing: "Tomie '93. Poster previously rolled. Mild edge wear.Book ID: 266263More details Price: $30.00