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Chuck's Turtle Collectibles (17) (North Downtown Lansing)

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Group of 4 plates (#15, 16, 17, 21) from unknown book, each 5.75” x 9.25” These are foxed, with some damage to the very corners, but are very nice. Selling them together for $60.00
Pair of sheets from an unknown book. One is a nicely colored plate (XXVII) with two turtles on it, one is a double-sided sheet with the description in French on one side and the same description in German on the other ‘turtles of extraordinary/colossal size’. Fairly uniform foxing on text page, which ‘feels’ quite old. Pages are 7” x 9.5”. Selling this pair for $25.00
Pair of sheets from same unknown book that was stored in a different area of the house. One is a nicely colored plate (XXIX) with two turtles on it, one is a double-sided sheet with the description in French on one side and the same description in German on the other ‘freshwater turtles’. Clean, unfoxed pages. Pages are 7” x 9.5”. Selling this pair for $30.00
Pair of sheets from same unknown book. One is a nicely colored plate (XXXVII) with seven turtles on it, one is a double-sided sheet with the description in French on one side and the same description in German on the other ‘remarkable turtles’. Pages are 7” x 9.5”. Selling this pair for $325.00
Original page from 1903 Chatterbox Magazine (published 1866-1955), a weekly children’s magazine produced in England, with illustration of “The Turtle Race”. In excellent condition, in plastic and taped onto a cardboard protecting backboard for $12.00
Plate from unknown book with nicely colored tortoises (2 large, 3 small), and note on protective slip from the person that presumably sold it to Chuck. Size is 7.5” x 11.25”, selling for $20.00
Four plates, each 9” x 11.5”, from unknown German-language book. These have minor foxing and the snake has minor humidity damage on the bottom edge. Selling these for $20 each or $70 for all 4 together
Three plates (# 9,12,17) of various snakes from 1854 publication “Dictionnaire Pittoresque D’Histoire Naturelle”, along with photocopy of the title page of the book. Plates are 8.75” x 11.25”, with very minor foxing and ragged edges from being extracted from the original book. Selling group for $30.00
Wooden Shoe Turtle Soup used Wooden Shoe beer, but it was made by the Minster Canning Company, owned by Luke Beckman and Lewis Gast from 1943 until they closed (before 1950). This 6.5” x 10” label is an original, from when the warehouse was liquidated, and has small damage to the gold edge, otherwise in great condition for $ (there are 4 available)
The Wooden Shoe Tomato Puree was produced by the same cannery. This 6.5” x 11.25” label is original, in excellent shape, for $4.00
Wooden Shoe Tomatoes were produced by the same cannery. This 4.5” x 11” label is original, in excellent shape for $4.00.


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