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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 268

This boxlot includes the group of theology books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
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This boxlot includes the group of New York State related books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 270

This auction lot includes the following group of titles on New York State universities:

- Columbia University Alumni Register, 1754 - 1931 by the Committee on General Catalogue - Dated 1932 by Columbia University Press
- Columbia University Photographic Studies by unnamed author - Dated 1920 by Columbia University - Original illustrated wrappers with much memorabilia laid in
- Columbia University in the City of New York: One Hundred and Seventy-Sixth Annual Commencement - Dated 1930 by Columbia University - Original stiff wrappers with pamphlet containing Nicholas Murray Butler's address laid in
- New York University Song Book by W. Lyndon Wright - Dated 1921 by New York University Book Store
- Directory Cornell University First Term, 1913-14 - Dated 1913 by Cornell University - original wrappers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 271

This boxlot includes the group of pulp literature shown in the corresponding image. This collection of vintage softcovers may include westerns, science fiction, mysteries such as map backs, and other fiction. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 272

This boxlot includes the group of science and technology books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 273

This boxlot includes the group of agriculture related books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $19.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 274

Title: Works
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: P. F. Collier, Publisher
Printing Year: No date provided
Number of Volumes: 6

Notes: The following titles are included: Vol. 1: Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Our Mutual Friend; Volume II: Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, Martin Chuzzlewit; Volume III: Nicholas Nickeby, Christmas Books, A Tale of Two Cities, Dombey and Son; Volume IV: Old Curiosity Shop, Sketches by Box, Hard Times, A Message from the Sea, Master Humphrey's Clock, Miscellaneous; Volume V: The Pickwick Papers, Pictures from Italy, American Notes, Bleak House; Vol. VI: The Uncommercial Traveller, A Child's History of England, Barnaby Rudge, Miscellaneous, The Mystery of Edward Drood. Each volume contains many illustrations. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
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Title: Past and Present of Syracuse and Onondaga County, New York, From Prehistoric Times to the Beginning of 1908
Author: Rev. William M. Beauchamp
Publisher: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Printing Year: 1908

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarters leather, this antique volume is a scarce account of Syracuse and surrounding areas that includes "biographical sketches of some prominent citizens." The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows some external wear, and is missing spine. Binding is solid containing clean pages with gilt edges. The book measures approximately 7" x 10.25" and has 598 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Title: Function of Revere and the Fabrication of Copper and Brass Products
Author: J. E. Walters, Vice President Personnel and Labor Relations and C. Spencer Phillips, Personnel Director
Publisher: Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated (Rome, New York)
Printing Year: 1942

Condition/Details: Bound in blue stiff wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce internal manual detailing the various functions of this company. The preface states: "This is the first course, to our knowledge, that has been written on the fabrication of copper and brass. It is confidential and criticisms will be appreciated from those who receive copies." The work is illustrated with many photographs, drawings and fold-out charts. The volume shows light external wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 9" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of antique Verne titles with decorative stamped binding:

- The Tour of the World in Eighty Days - Dated 1874 by Hurst & Co., Publishers
- Underground City; or, The Child in the Cavern - Undated by Porter & Coates - Illustrated
- At the North Pole; or, the Adventures of Captain Hatteras - Dated 1874 by Porter & Coates - "With One Hundred and Thirty Illustrations by Riou"
- The Giant Raft, Part I: Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon; Part II: The Cryptogram - Undated by Belford, Clarke & Co. - Two Volumes in One

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 278

This boxlot includes the group of U.S. history books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $19.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 279

This boxlot includes the group of New York state books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 280

This boxlot includes the group of literature books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 281

This auction lot includes the following group of antique U.S. history titles:

- The American Statesman: A Political History by Andrew W. Young - Dated 1862 by N. C. Miller - leather-bound volume with spine lacking. Bright pages with marbled edges
- Picturesque Sketches of American Progress by J. H. Beale - Dated 1889 by Empire Cooperative Association - embossed brown cloth with gilt lettering. Contains many in-text illustrations
- The Presidents of the United States: Sketches by Henry W. Rugg - Dated 1888 by J. A. & R. A. Reid, Publishers - embossed tan cloth containing 22 portraits
- The Story of the Hall of Fame by Louis Albert Banks - Dated 1902 by Christian Herald - Red paste-down pictorial binding

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 282

This boxlot includes the group of zoology books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $19.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 283

This boxlot includes the group of U.S. history books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 284

This auction lot includes the following group of children's titles:

- Links of Gold by Harriet A. Cheever - Dated 1897 by Pilgrim Press - Illustrated
- Wonder Flights of Long Ago by Barry & Hanna - Dated 1930 by D. Appleton & Company - Illustrated by Lynd Ward
- Rann Braden: Circus Showman by Rex Lee - Dated 1927 by Doubleday, Page & Company - Frontispiece by O. F. Schmidt
- Among the Forest People by Clara Dillingham Pierson - Dated 1898 by E. P. Dutton& Company - Illustrated by F. C. Gordon, dustjacket
- Stories of Indian Chieftains Part Two by Mary Hall Husted - Dated 1903 by Public-School Publishing Co. - Illustrated

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Title: Historique des Conventions Generales des Canadiens-Francais aux Etats-Unis, 1865-1901
Compiler: Felix Gatineau
Publisher: L'Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste d'Amerique
Printing Year: 1927

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce description of a particular aspect French-Canadian cultural life, through an account of various conventions held in the United States The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows light external wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.5" and contains 500 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of antique theological titles in the Latin language:

- Compendium Theologiae Moralis by Aloysio Sabetti - Dated 1893 by Fr. Pustet & Co.
- Compendium Theologiae Moralis Volume II by Antonii Ballerini - Dated 1901 by Prati - bottom of spine partially chipped off
- De Vistatione SS. Liminum et Dioeceseon Volume I by Felix M. Cappello - Dated 1912 by Pridericus Pustet
- Herodiani Technici Reliquiae Volume II by Augustus Lentz - Dated 1870 by Aedibus B. G. Teubneri
- Psallite Sapienter Volume IV by Maurus Wolter - Dated 1906 by Herdersche Verlagshandlung

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 287

This boxlot includes the group of theology books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of medical titles:

- Physical and Occupational Re-education of the Maimed by Jean Camus - Dated 1919 by William Wood and Company - Illustrated
- The Mellin's Food Method of Percentage Feeding by unnamed author - Dated 1910 by Mellin's Food Company (Boston) - Formulas and tables
- Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York for the Year 1869 by unnamed author - Dated 1869 by Argus Company, Printers - illustrations and fold-out chart
- Der Arzt als Hausfreund by S. Ruppricht - Dated 1875 by Friedr. Gerhard (New York)
- Kulturgeschichte der Heilkunde by Rene Fulop-Miller - Dated 1937 by Bruckman Verlag

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 289

This boxlot includes the group of literature books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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Title: The Cody Family Association Directory 1952
Author: Ernest William Cody & Ella Jean Cody
Publisher: Unnamed publisher
Printing Year: 1952

Condition/Details: Bound in original blue wrappers, this vintage study is a scarce history of the Cody family, "descendants of Philip and Martha at Beverly, Massachusetts, 1698." The work has a fold-out genealogical table laid in. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 8.75" and contains 226 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on technology and/or science:

- The ABC and XYZ of Bee Culture by A. I. Root - Dated 1950 by A. I. Root Company
- How to Build 20 Boats by Thomas A. Blanchard - Dated 1938 by Modern Mechanix Publishing Company - significant external wear; pages clean and bright
- Steel Construction by unnamed author - Dated 1951 by American Institute of Steel Constructors - many tables
- Pit and Quary Hand Book for 1925 by unnamed author - Dated 1925 by Complete Service Publishing Company
- Lloyd's Calender 1953 by unnamed author - Dated 1952 by Lloyd's

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of antique literary titles:

- Incense of Sandalwood by Willimina L. Armstrong - Dated 1904 by Baumgardt Publishing Company - inscribed narrow quarto with overlapping wrappers
- The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair by "Quondam" - Dated 1893 by Laird & Lee - original wrappers with back cover absent
- The Evolution of Granny Deering's Opinion by Marion Emma Tracy - Undated by Press of A. J. Knauer - original decorative wrappers
- Gedichte by A. W. Hildebrandt - Dated 1903 by Sangergesellschaft - original wrappers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 293

This boxlot includes the group of decorative antique literature books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 294

This auction lot includes the following group of titles on animals and nature:

- Nature's Wonderland or Short Talks on Natural History for Young and Old Vol. I by J. Sterling Kingsley and Edward Breck - Dated 1894 by F. R. Niglutsch Publisher - Brown cloth with bright gilt embossing and pages, "Profusely illustrated with scientific accuracy"
- The Physical Geography of Wisconsin by Lawrence Martin - Dated 1932 by Wisconsin State - Bulletin No. XXXVI Educational Series No. 4 of Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
- Manual of Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray - Dated 1859 by Ivison & Phinney - With 14 plates
- Under the Open Sky: Being a Year with Nature by Samual Christian Schmucker - Dated 1910 by J. B. Lippincott Company - Inscribed, with illustrations by Katherine Elizabeth Schmucker
- The Way of the Four Winds by Yrjo Kokko - Dated 1954 by G. P. Putnam's Sons - Translated by Naomi Walford, illustrated

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 295

This boxlot includes the group of literature books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $19.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of titles on New York canals:

- Report on the Barge Canal from the Hudson River to the Great Lakes, February 12, 1901 by Edward A. Bond - Dated 1901 by James B. Lyon, State Printer - front board and spine detaching, text block is bright and clean with many tables, maps and profiles
- Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Works on the Canals of the State for the Year Ending September 30, 1892 and on Trade and Tonnage of the Canals for the Year 1892 by Edward Hannan - Dated 1893 by James B. Lyon, State Printer - Many tables
- History of the Barge Canal of New York State by Noble E. Whitford - Dated 1922 by J. B. Lyon Company, Printers - photographs and tables
- Snubbing Posts: An Informal History of the Black River Canal Signed by Thomas C. O'Donnell - Dated 1949 by Black River Books (Boonville, NY) - stated first edition in dustjacket with photographs
- Canal Water and Whiskey: Tall Tales from the Erie Canal Country by Marvin A. Rapp - Dated 1965 by Twayne Publishers, Inc. - dustjacket; illustrated by Norman Truesdale

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
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Title: Reasons for the Rejecting of the Doctrines of Endless Damnation
Author: Jemima Shedd
Publisher: H.E. & S.C. Baldwin, Printers (Newport, N.H.)
Printing Year: 1839

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce theological work "in a series of discourses founded on the scriptures in which the threatenings have been carefully examined, and found to be insufficient to support the faith of endless punishment." The volume shows significant external wear and lacks boards. Text block is intact and solid with bright pages that bear some marks. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 6.75" and contains 234 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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This boxlot includes the group of theology books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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This auction lot includes the following group of World War Two titles:

- The Battle of the Narrow Seas: A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945 by Lieutenant-Commander Peter Scott - Dated 1946 by Charles Scribner's Sons - many illustrations
- Potepiency: Sad Wiekow nag Niemcami Antologia by Antoni Trepinski - Dated 1947 by Nakadem Ksiegarni Ludowej - original wrappers with illustrated dustjacket
- A German Ace Tells Why: From Kaiserism to Hitlerism by Leonhard Guenther - Dated 1941 by Sci-Art Publishers (Cambridge, MA) - third edition (rev. and enlarged) inscribed by author

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
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Click here to see a larger photo of this item Lot 300

This boxlot includes the group of literature books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in these boxlots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
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