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Lot 6422

$120
This lot includes the group of antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles and authors include Black Beauty, Beatrix Potter and Little Lord Fauntleroy, among others. Some of the books feature color illustrations, while others are in black and white. The books also feature a variety of decorative covers and spines. These books were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 6423

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot of six books include two cookbooks from Richard T. Hougen, a play by John Masefield, a true crime story from Ulrich Boser, a Joseph Schillinger memoir by his wife Frances Schillinger and Barbara Walters' autobiography. All of the books in this lot have been signed by their respective author. 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6424

$90
Title: The Century Company's War Book: Battles and Leaders of the Civil War
Edited by: Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clough Buel
Publisher: The Century Company
Printing Year: 1887
Number of Volumes: Complete four-volume set

Notes: Bound in dark purple cloth, this antique set provides comprehensive descriptions of events from the Civil War. The volumes contain artwork, maps, and engravings by a staff of over 100 artists and engravers. The volumes show mild external age/wear with sunning of the spines, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 8" x 11".

 
Lot 6425

$70
This lot includes the group of pamphlets on the Civil War shown in the corresponding image(s). The pamphlets in this lot were printed during or immediately following the War, and cover a variety of topics, including injured soldiers from New Hampshire, an opinion piece on the Union Army, the history of the War, correspondence regarding the War to and from Europe, and a biography on McClellan. These pamphlets come from the library of a historical society and may contain stamps and markings typical to these societies. The pamphlets have been stored in pamphlet binders for protection, and do not contain the original wrappers. 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6426

$25
This lot includes the Dean Martin signed postcard shown in the corresponding image. The postcard measures 4" by 6 1/2", and features an illustration of Dean Martin, a popular member of the famous "Rat Pack," a musician, actor and comedian. The postcard is from "Dino's Lodge" in Hollywood California. Martin has signed the front of the postcard: "To Bob, Love and Kisses 'Dino.'" There is a message on the other side of the card, addressed to Bob White at Oxford press. The item in this lot was part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 6427

$80
Title: Mein Kampf
Author: Adolf Hitler
Publisher: Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf, GmbHr
Printing Year: 1943

Condition/Details: Bound in navy cloth with bright gilt embossing and original paper dust jacket portraying Hitler, this vintage volume in German contains the exposition of Hitler's political ideology. The work includes a photograph of Hitler as the frontispiece. Glued onto the inside of the front free endpaper is a certificate showing that a U.S. soldier brought this volume back from Germany during World War II. Also included are period newspaper clippings, announcing the discovery of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun's bodies in the bunker, a photograph of the bunker from outside, and an illustration of Japan's use of the swastika. The volume shows well, with some light external age/wear, with slight rubbing and a small tear to the dust jacket. The text block is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.5" and contains 781 pages.

Also included in this lot is the American edition of Mein Kampf, published in 1939 by Houghton Mifflin, bound in light red-cloth. Included with this volume are period newspaper clippings regarding the suicide of Hitler, and the end of the Nazi reign. This volumes shows age/wear indications, with rubbing and sunning to the boards and spine. The front board has a small price tag at the top right corner and a faded tape marking. The rear board has some water markings. The text block is well bound with age toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains 1,003 pages.
 
Lot 6428

$10
This shelf lot includes the large group of books on history & government shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are part of a 40,000-volume inventory that we are selling over the last half of 2010. Due to health reasons, an established online book dealer is closing his business and we are handling the marketing of his inventory through our regular auction schedule. PLEASE NOTE: the books offered in this lot are not located at our gallery and will be shipped or made available for pick-up at the consigners place of business in New Hope, Pennsylvania. 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. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6429

$55
This lot includes the group of photograph albums shown in the corresponding image. This material is labeled as containing photographs of the Alvord family from the late nineteenth/early twentieth centuries. The items in this lot were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 6430

$80
This lot includes the three Sergei Rachmaninoff items shown in the corresponding image. Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 - 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. He was considered one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, very nearly the last great representative of Russian late Romanticism in classical music. The items in this lot include a program from a Rachmaninoff performance, a large (10 1/2" by 14") photographic print of Rachmaninoff, and a business card-sized piece of paper signed by Rachmaninoff. The program is from a performance at The College of Music of Cincinnati in 1937. The photo appears to have been taken from a magazine, as it is connected to another page. The portrait is by Edward Steichen. The signed paper has the look and feel of a blank business card. Rachmaninoff has signed his full name, and added the inscription "1942." The autograph is clean, with the card displaying some light age toning. The magazine photograph shows signs of wear with some creases, and a small 1/2" tear near the upper right. The program is in excellent condition, with signs of mild aging, and some spotting on the back page. The items in this lot were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia.com.)

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 6431

$325
This lot includes the group of original, vintage Nazi insignia shown in the corresponding image. This material includes two red arm bands with black swastikas; two patches, one in a diamond shape with a black swastika and the other in an oval shape with a yellow eagle and swastika; an epaulet; and a belt buckle with eagle and swastika. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6432

$35
This lot features the following pieces of artwork:

- Kathleen Atkins Wilson - Engraving - Undated measures approximately 18" by 22" - This is a unique print, traditional of Wilson's motifs, and color scheme. Printed on heavy paper, this print is ready for framing.
- Kathleen Atkins Wilson - Print - Dated 1988 measures approximately 22" by 28" - This print illustrates "Aunt Dora's Quilt," which honors the African-American heritage. This poster is signed by the artist, with an inscription that reads, "To Dad and Jean - Love Always".
- Kathleen Atkins Wilson - Print - Dated 1990 measures approximately 22" by 28" - Pictured on this poster is an illustration of a clown. The text near the bottom reads: "Education is the key. Stay on the ball."
 
Lot 6433

$50
Title: London
Illustrator: Gustave Dore
Publisher: Harper's Weekly
Printing Year: 1872

Condition/Details: Privately bound in black cloth with three quarter leather and gilt embossing, this antique volume contains non-consecutive pages from Harper's Weekly of illustrations of London by Gustave Dore.

This book was part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

The volume shows some external age/wear, with rubbing and sunning to the boards and spine. The is text block is solidly bound with age toned pages. The book measures approximately 11" x 20".
 
Lot 6434

$40
This lot includes the signed piece of memorabilia from the musical production Applause shown in the corresponding image. This print features a caricature of a scene from the hit Broadway musical, starring Lauren Bacall. Applause is a musical with a book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical and Lauren Bacall won the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical. The musical was based on the screenplay for the classic Bette Davis film All About Eve and the original story by Mary Orr upon which the movie was based. (Information on Applause courtesy of Wikipedia.com.)

The caricature is approximately 14" by 11" and is signed by Lauren Bacall, Lee Roy Reams and Bonnie Franklin. Bacall has added "For Bob - My Best Always" to her signature, Reams has added "For my dear friend, Bob," and Franklin has added "Bob - Smiles and love." This is a unique item featuring a signature from one of the great actresses of her generation. The print displays minor signs of wear, including some rubbing along its edges, and slight staining in the upper right corner. The signatures are clean, and all appear in thick, red marker. The item in this lot was part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 6435

$500
This lot includes the group of approximately 50 original excised pages from various antique volumes on birds shown in the corresponding image(s). These pages include beautiful color lithographs of a variety of birds from several different artists. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. These pieces are shrink wrapped with a stiff board and are ready for resale. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6436

$60
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Gerrit A. Beneker
Medium: Lithograph Poster
Year: 1918
Dimensions: Unframed, measures 26" by 38"

Details/Condition: This piece features an original, antique World War I poster, promoting Victory Liberty Loans. The poster shows a man in jean overalls with WWI buttons and "SURE! We'll Finish the Job," written at the top right corner, against a light yellow background. The poster was printed by Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co., Chicago. This poster has creases where it was folded and some light moisture markings.

 
Lot 6437

$55
This lot includes the pieces of artwork shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes the following pieces: a photograph (approximately 9 1/2" by 12") that features a German phrase beneath the image of a statue; a nautical-themed oil painting by N. Carmel, featuring a group of sailboats and a number of buildings; an oil painting of a bouquet of flowers by Kay Press featuring a textured design; a stained glass piece paying homage to Van Gogh's "The Starry Night;" a watercolor print from an unknown artist of a street corner; and a print of the Bags Harbor light in Maine. The largest item is framed to 10" by 12", and the smallest is framed to 10 1/2" by 8 1/2".

Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 6438

$20
This lot includes antique and vintage sheet music from a very large estate of a writing and music publishing family. This lot includes the group (two boxes) of antique and vintage sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to a wide variety of themes including novelty songs, inspirational music, love songs and children's songs, among others. There are multiple copies of multiple titles within this lot. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 6439

$35
This lot includes the group of approximately 20 unframed pieces of artwork shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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. This lot includes several signed pieces, including some by R. Lawson, Hal Reed, Jonathan Talbot and Shelly Sink. The pieces portray boats, frogs, horses, lighthouses and seals. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6440

$20
Title: A Gift of Joy
Author: Helen Hayes
Publisher: M. Evans and Company, Inc.
Printing Year: 1965

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth and complete with dust jacket, this first edition is hand-signed by the author, American actress Helen Hayes. Helen Hayes (1900 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned almost 70 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of the American Theatre" and was one of twelve people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award. Hayes has the signed the book on the front endpaper: "To Robert E. White, Jr. With all good wishes, Helen Hayes Oct. 7th, 1965." The book emerges as "...a unique reflection of a unique woman, filled to the brim with Helen Hayes' enthusiasm for living and her infinite capacity for appreciating the people and encounters that have made up her world. At a time when so much our literature is filled with cynicism, hostility, and despair, this inspirational and optimistic book is truly A GIFT OF JOY" (from dust jacket). (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia.com.)

This book was part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 1/2" and contains 254 pages.

 
Lot 6441

$25
This lot features the following Boydell Shakespeare engraving:

Title: King Richard the Third, Act IV. Scene III.
Painter: James Northcote
Engraved by: Francis Legat
Year: 1790
Dimensions: Unframed, measures 24" by 29"

Details/Condition: This original engraving comes from John Boydell's collection of engravings depicting Shakespeare scenes. John Boydell (19 January 1720 12 December 1804) was an eighteenth-century British publisher noted for his reproductions of engravings. He helped alter the trade imbalance between Britain and France in engravings and initiated a British tradition in the art form. A former engraver himself, Boydell promoted the interests of artists as well as patrons and as a result his business prospered. In the 1790s, Boydell began a large Shakespeare venture that included the establishment of a Shakespeare Gallery, the publication of an illustrated edition of Shakespeare's plays, and the release of a folio of prints depicting scenes from Shakespeare's works. Some of the most illustrious painters of the day contributed, such as Benjamin West and Henry Fuseli. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

This piece shows well, with some typical light age/wear indications, including some age toning.
 
Lot 6442

$25
This shelf lot includes the group of horse racing books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include both fiction and non-fiction. All volumes have been signed by their respective author. 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6443

$55
This lot includes the group of approximately 30 excised pages from several different atlases and books shown in the corresponding image(s). Many of these antique maps have color detailing. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. These pieces are shrink wrapped with a stiff board and are ready for resale. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6444

$110
This lot includes the group of antique, black Americana sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to black Americana, some of which feature stereotypical images. Two volumes of the sheet music are signed by African American songwriter Perry Bradford. Bradford has signed a copy of Nervous Blues with a personal inscription, and referring to himself as "The 'Ole Timer.'" The other signed volume is a copy of You Can't Keep a Good Man Down, with Bradford writing another personalized inscription ending with "The 'Hip Cat.'" Other sheet music in this lot features photos of Lena Horne, Lionel Hampton, Dinah Washington and other stars of the era. This lot may feature multiple copies of multiple titles. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 6445

$140
Title: Columbia Pictures, 1932-1933
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Columbia Pictures
Printing Year: 1933

Condition/Details: Bound in silver and black pictorial boards, this antique volume is a promotional piece for Columbia Pictures. According to the front page, "The purpose of this book is to convince you of the merit and value of Columbia pictures and to show you the way to greater profits for 1932-1933. Productions described in this announcement book have been selected for inherent box-office value and potential drawing power - for unity of appeal to all classes of men, women and children everywhere - for freshness of theme and originality of thought-for novelty, youth, timeliness and variety! This will be a spectacular year of accomplishment for Columbia and a banner year at the box-office for Columbia showmen. You have only to turn these pages and read them carefully to know it." The pages of the book include illustrations from various Columbia Pictures movies, including several Walt Disney pictures and a Frank Capra movie.

This book was part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

The volume shows some external age/wear, with rubbing to the extremities and some of the paper separating from the boards. The text block contains clean pages, with some pages separating. The book measures approximately 11" x 14" and is unpaginated.

 
Lot 6446

$110
This lot includes the group of Judy Garland-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This lot is highlighted by a program from a 1958 performance with Alan King and orchestra, which has been signed by Garland. Garland has signed her name in black ink. The program is in good condition, with some signs of age toning that do not affect the signature. The other items include: an unsigned program from the same 1958 performance, an 8" by 10" reproduction of the Wizard of Oz movie poster, an 8" by 10" studio photo of the cast of Wizard of Oz, three programs detailing the career of Garland (each with a different cover photo), a silver gelatin print of Garland and co-star Ray Bolger, a studio 8" by 10" photo of Garland from For Me and My Gal, Judy Garland 39 cent stamps, a Judy Garland postcard and a picture of Garland taken from a magazine.

The items in this lot were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 6447

$15
This lot includes the group of approximately 50 posters shown in the corresponding image(s), featuring prints of classic artwork and landscapes, and many posters identifying different types of dogs, ducks, turtles and more. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6448

$10
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to the following theme(s): mothers, Ireland and Americana, among others. The are multiple copies of multiple titles in this lot. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 6449

$50
This lot includes the group of antique, original plates and maps shown in the corresponding image. This material includes antique engravings of maps of India and Athens, and plates and engravings of flowers and birds. Most of these pieces have been excised from various books. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6450

$20
This shelf lot includes the large group of science fiction books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are part of a 40,000-volume inventory that we are selling over the last half of 2010. Due to health reasons, an established online book dealer is closing his business and we are handling the marketing of his inventory through our regular auction schedule. PLEASE NOTE: the books offered in this lot are not located at our gallery and will be shipped or made available for pick-up at the consigners place of business in New Hope, Pennsylvania. 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. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6451

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- A Dictionary of Architecture and Building: Biographical, Historical, and Descriptive by Author - Dated 1905 by The Macmillan Company - This is a complete three-volume set, featuring decorative gilt embossing on the front boards and along the spines. The volumes feature a stamp of the previous owner on each title page. The front board of volume shows signs of separating, yet remains fully attached to its front endpaper.
- Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams - Dated 1927 by Houghton Mifflin Company - The frontispiece and its protective tissue are loose from the binding.
- The Georgian Buildings of Bath by Walter Ison - Dated 1948 by Faber and Faber - This volume features numerous plates and illustrations. A stamp of the previous owner's name exists on the title page.
- Remarks on the Architecture of the Middle Ages by R. Willis, M.A., F.R.S. - Dated 1835 by J. & J. J. Deighton - The text block is separated from the front board, and is beginning to separate from the rear boards.
- A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture by J. H. Parker - Dated 1838 by Charles Tilt - This volume is lacking its front board, is detached from its rear board, and is separated into several signatures.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.

 
Lot 6452

$200
This lot includes the group of books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes antique lithographs, engravings and children's books. This lot includes antique volumes of The House That Jack Built, published by McLoughlin Brothers, Aunt Louis'as London Toy Books - The Robin's Christmas Eve, as well as engravings and lithographs of children, towns and more. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6453

$50
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to the following theme(s): exotic locales. There are approximately 20 or more individual music pieces in this lot with covers that depict Bombay, Hawaii, Japan and Hong Kong, and other locations. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 6454

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage Cambridge-related titles:

- Cambridge Planning Proposals, A Report to the Town and Country Planning Committee of the Cambridgeshire County Council by William Holford - Dated 1950 by Cambridge University Press
- The Town of Cambridge as it Ought to be Reformed by David Roberts - Dated 1955 by Cambridge University Press - Limited to 500 copies.
- Dreaming Spires and Teeming Towers - The Character of Cambridge by Thomas Sharp - Dated 1963 by Liverpool University Press
- Cambridge Described & Illustrated by Thomas Dinham Atkinson - Dated 1897 by Macmillan and Company
- Architecture in Cambridge, Examples of English Architectural Styles from Saxon to Modern Times by Theodore Fyfe - Dated 1942 by Cambridge University
- The Cambridge Scene Being Sketches of Colleges by H. P. Stokes- Dated 1921 by Bowes & Bowes
- A Concise Guide to the Town and University of Cambridge by John Willis Clark - Dated 1904 by Macmillan and Bowes
- Cambridge and Charles Lamb Edited by George Wherry - Dated 1925 by Cambridge University Press

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.

 
Lot 6455

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of early Jack London printings shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles are: Moon Face, The Sea-Wolf, Tale of the Fish Patrol, Adventure and Lost Face, among others. There are also collections of London's short stories. 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6456

$35
This lot includes the group of approximately 40 excised pages from several different atlases and books shown in the corresponding image(s). These antique maps have color detailing and are from publishers such as Geo. F. Cram, the US Geological Survey - State of New York, and more. Some of the maps in this collection measure nearly three feet tall. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. These pieces are shrink wrapped with a stiff board and are ready for resale. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6457

$15
This very large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot of antique and vintage estate books cover a variety topics including music, the history of the United States and theology, and many others. There is also sheet music included in this lot. 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6458

$40
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: R. C. Gorman
Medium: Poster
Year: Undated
Dimensions: Frame measures 36 1/2" by 30 1/2"

Details/Condition: This lot features a framed poster of a piece by renowned artist R. C. Gorman. Rudolph Carl Gorman (1931 - 2005) was a Native American artist of the Navajo nation. The New York Times once called Gorman "the Picasso of American Indian art." His paintings are characterized by fluid forms and vibrant colors. While his paintings are primarily of Native American, he also worked in sculpture, ceramics and stone lithography. This poster presents an image of a woman and a basket of red and green peppers. The print itself measures approximately 28" by 22" and with frame, is 36 1/2" by 30 1/2", creating a tremendous-sized piece exhibiting the southwestern feel and abstract forms for which Gorman is known. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia.com).
 
Lot 6459

$35
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to the following theme(s): romance. There are approximately 50 or more individual music pieces in this lot. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 6460

$120
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Unknown
Medium: Excised folio leaf from hymnal
Year: c.1503
Dimensions: Frame measures 19 1/2" by 26"

Details/Condition: This original piece features an excised folio leaf from a Venetian antiphonal dating to the year 1503 that has been professionally framed. On the reverse of the frame, there is a sticker which denotes: "An original leaf from ANTIPHONARIU hmnorem sancte Romane ecclesie copletu...Impressum Venetijs cu priuilegio....M.d.iij (Venice 1503)." The frame is of professional quality with red matting and a black frame to complement the colors which appear in the print. The text to the antiphonal appears in Latin, with the corresponding music. This piece also features a photocopy of the cover page to the antiphonal from which this leaf has been excised. The print is in outstanding condition and displays wonderfully with the professional frame.

 
Lot 6461

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover a variety of topics including architecture, Cambridge and literature, among others. Some authors represented include Henry James, Charles Lamb and E. V. Lucas, among others. 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 lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
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