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Todays Fun Friday features offbeat Ephemera 

I love finding pamphlets and paper that utilizes some zany ideas to advertise products. Here is our list: 

2523 [TRADE CATALOG] Hog Killin' Days - Prize Recipes for Curing and Smoking Hams, Bacon, Sausages;.
Portable Elevator Mfg. Company.
Bloomington, Illinois: Portable Elevator Mfg. Company, 1918. Staplebound. Unpaginated [20 pages]. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. Illustrated catalog featuring a variety of products manufactured by Portable elevator Mfg. Company, most notably... (#2523)
Price: $65.00  
2390 White House Cereals - Recipe Book; Natural Brown Rice, White Rice - Ricena, Rice Flakes.
Standard Rice Company, Inc.
Houston: Standard Rice Company, Inc., c. 1930's. Staplebound. 47 pages. 17x 13 cm. Colorful die-cut promotional recipe booklet featuring the various products produces by Standard Rice Company. Interior clean and... (#2390)
Price: $35.00  
2521 Good Things to Eat Made With Bread; Containing Tested Recipes Compiled for The Fleischmann Co.
Neil, Marion H.
New York: The Fleischmann Co., 1916. Staplebound. 32 pages. A surprisingly sophisticated recipe pamphlet declares, in the introduction, to be focused on Children: "Children are by instinct great bread eaters... (#2521)
Price: $15.00  
2527 [RADIO] Fun Fare; A Booklet of Party Plans - Games, Menus, and Recipes - For.
Fisher, Helen Stevens - "Little Lady of the House"
N.D.C., 1939. Youngren, Max. Staplebound. 30 pages. 20 x 14 cm. Written by one of Chicago's women of the "Golden Age of Radio," Helen Stevens Fisher, best known as "The... (#2527)
Price: $75.00  
2528 [DIE-CUT] [POSTCARD] IDAHO Russet Potatoes - World's Finest.
c. 1939. Cards. 18 x 9 cm. Illustrated folding postcard featuring Idaho Potatoes. Interior illustration "IDAHO RUSSETS - FINEST FOR MASHING, STEAMING, FRYING, BAKING - cooked potato along with recipes... (#2528)
Price: $40.00  
2529 [MENU] Le Toubib (the doctor); Édité par le "Mictasol"
Paris: Dreager Imp. c. 1930's. Cards. 18 x 14 cm. (open). Amusing illustrated blank menu distributed by the drug Mictasol, a treatment for gonorrhea. Light toning to paper. (#2529)
Price: $30.00  
1969: Standard Brands, Inc. Staplebound. Unpaginated. [12 pages] 10 x 8 cm. Fully illustrated pamphlet utilizing American soprano, Kate Smith, known for her rendition of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America"... (#2530)
Price: $15.00  

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