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Lot 3414

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of large antique estate titles:

- National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Americans by Evert A. Duyckinck - Dated 1862 by Johnson, Fry & Company Volume one only. Decorative binding, with bright gilt and black embossing. Externally shows wear, with rubbing to the board and spine edges. Has some white staining along the spine cover.
- Goethe Gallery, Containing Characters From Goethe's Works by Frederick Pecht - Dated 1870 by D. Appleton & Company - Decorative binding, with bright gilt and black embossing. Externally shows wear, with rubbing to the board and spine edges. Has some white staining along the spine cover.
- The Gibson Book, A Collection of the Published Works of Charles Dana Gibson by Charles Dana Gibson - Dated 1906 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Two-volume set, consisting of large, oblong volumes. Externally, the volumes show age/wear, with rubbing, sunning and moisture exposure. Internally, the pages are primarily clean, with some age toning. a few of the last pages are detached from volume one.
- Hermann and Dorothea by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe , translated by Henry Dale - Dated 1890 by Stroefer & Kirchner - This volume shows age/wear, with rubbing, sunning and discoloration to the boards. The spine cover is lacking and the boards are detached. The text block is well bound, with age-toned pages containing gorgeous illustrations by Wilhelm v. Kaulbach and L. Hofman.
- Pompeii, Its Destruction and Re-Discovery by Sir William Gell and J. P. Gandy - Dated c1890 by R. Worthington - The volume shows wear, with moisture indications and rubbing to the boards and moisture indications internally.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3415

$35
This lot includes a handwritten letter signed Patricia Nixon shown in the corresponding image. This letter is on a card with "Mrs. Richard Nixon" written on the front. The letter reads:
Dear Mrs. Cady-
Your interesting letter was appreciated and enjoyed by our family.
The painting you described must be beautiful and also a great source of joy to you.
I checked in the art index but could not find the artist's name. As you know, this index is not complete and many fine artists are not listed - adhesive it would be miles long! Regardless of artist, a painting is a treasure when it brings joy.
With best wishes to you and your family, Sincerely,
Patricia Nixon

This letter shows well, with little age/wear indications to the paper. The writing is clear and the card is clean.
 
Lot 3416

$70
This lot includes the group of books on the history of Vermont shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include subjects such as World War I, churches, nature, prominent citizens and other related historical information. The volumes feature many illustrations including photographs, engravings and maps, some of which fold out. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some advanced flaws include cracked hinges, detached signatures, loose or separated boards, and chipped pages. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and may include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 3417

$100
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on the history of New Hampshire:

- Acts and Laws, Passed by the General Court or Assembly of His Majesties Province of New-Hampshire in New-England by uncredited - Undated Reprint of 1726 Printing by B. Green - This reprint is undated, and uses both eighteenth century style black letter type and regular type. This volume has been rebound in library-issued boards.
- Acts and Laws of His Majesty's Province of New Hampshire, in New England, with Sundry Acts of Parliament by uncredited - Undated Reprint of 1761 Printing by Daniel Fowle - This 19th century reprint is undated, originally bound in light grey paper wrappers, which are bound in library-issued marbled boards.
- The General Catalogue and a Brief History of Kimball Union Academy, Plainfield, NH by uncredited - Dated 1880 by The Claremont Manufacturing Co. - This scarce volume contains a history and listing of students of Kimball Union Academy, with a biographical sketch of Daniel Kimball. This volume has been rebound in library-issued boards.
- Notes on the First Planting of New Hampshire and on the Piscataqua Patents by John S. Jenness - Dated 1878 by Lewis W. Brewster - This volume is signed on the front free endpaper by Henry H. Brown, dated 1878, and stating that fifty copies were printed. Includes a color fold-out map. This volume includes the original light grey paper wrappers, rebound in library-issued marbled boards.
- Piscataqua Pioneers, 1623-1775, Register of Members and Ancestors by John Scales, Editor - Dated 1919 by Charles F. Whitehouse - This volume, bound in library-issued boards, includes a tipped-in typed and hand-signed note from editor John Scales that was originally sent with the book. The spine cover is torn, with approximately half of the cover lacking.
- The Isles of Shoals, an Historical Sketch by John Scribner Jenness - Dated 1873 by Hurd and Houghton - Includes four fold-out maps and engravings. Several pages and signatures are detached and the text block is cracked along the spine.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. The volumes in this lot are from the library of a historical society and contain typical stamps, labels and bookplates.
 
Lot 3418

$30
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes ten volumes of Larry Flynt's Sex, Lies and Politics. Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Larry Flynt, and is complete with dust jacket. This lot includes at least some first editions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3419

$100
This lot includes the group of signed sports books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author and/or subject. Authors and subjects represented in this lot include: Bill Farrell, Martina Navratilova, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Reynolds, Russell Rice, Rick Telander, Karl Nelson, Dorothy Hamill, Oscar De La Hoya, Gary Sheffield, Charles F. Waterman, Adrian Wojnarowski, Jerry Tarkanian, Mark Van Overloop and Gregg Steinberg. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3420

$70
Title: The Original Account of Capt. John Lovewell's "Great Fight" with the Indians, at Pequawket, May 8, 1725
Author: Rev. Thomas Symmes
Publisher: P. B. Cogswell
Printing Year: 1861

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards with leather to the spine, and with gilt lettering along the spine, this antique volume is a scarce account of John Lovewell's fight against the Abenaki Native Americans. "John Lovewell (1691 1725) was a famous Ranger in the eighteenth century who fought during Dummer's War (also known as Lovewell's War). He lived in present-day Nashua, New Hampshire. He fought in Dummer's War as a militia captain." Captain Lovewell commanded a company of men engaged in a campaign of genocide against the Abenakis. "Lovewell was commemorated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow with his poem, 'The Battle of Lovells Pond,' and by Nathaniel Hawthorne with his story, 'Roger Malvin's Burial.'" The work is illustrated with a map. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The half-title page is detached and present. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 8" and contains 48 pages. This volume is from the library of a historical society and bears corresponding indications, including stamps to the half-title, and title page, along with a spine label.
 
Lot 3421

$20
This shelf lot includes the group of reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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. This lot includes former library volumes which may bear corresponding indications such as stamps, handwriting, labels, card pockets, etc.
 
Lot 3422

$450
Title: The Magnetick Lady; or, Humors Reconciled
Author: Ben Johnson
Publisher: uncredited
Printing Year: 1640

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce, early printing of The Magnetick Lady, a Caroline era stage play and the final comedy of Ben Jonson. Benjamin Jonson (c. 11 June 1572 6 August 1637) was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair and his lyric poems. A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, Jonson had an unparalleled breadth of influence on Jacobean and Caroline playwrights and poets. (biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows age/wear, and is lacking the original boards. The text block has been carefully stored in a stiff paper folio with a handwritten label on the front board. The age-toned pages show fine patina. The title page contains a publisher's typographical error, showing the publication date of 1440 instead of 1640. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 11 1/2" and contains 64 pages.
 
Lot 3423

$70
This lot includes the group of books on the history of New England shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes contain information on churches; the Merrimack River; marriages, births, divorces, deaths; and prominent citizens, among other subjects. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Advanced flaws may include broken spines, detached boards, detached signatures and chipped pages. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and may appear in library bindings. Additionally, the volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 3424

$60
Title: Report of the Committee Appointed by the Board of Alderman of the City of Portland, to Investigate the Causes and Consequences of The Riot, on the Evening of June 2, 1855
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: Benjamin D. Peck
Printing Year: 1855

Condition/Details: In a modern library binding of black cloth-covered boards with leather and gilt lettering to the spine, this antique volume is a scarce report on what is now called "The Portland Rum Riot." The riot was "...a brief but violent period of civil unrest that occurred in Portland, Maine on June 2, 1855 in response to the Maine law which prohibited the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the state the year before" (history courtesy of Wikipedia). The report is complete with yellow wrappers. The volume shows light external age/wear with a detached and present front board, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 9" and contains 50 pages. This volume is from the library of a historical society and bears corresponding indications, including a stamp on the title page, label on the front board.
 
Lot 3425

$60
This lot includes the group of signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective subject and/or author. Authors and subjects represented in this lot include: P. A. Renton, Jr.; Joey Reiman; Lucy Morgan; Darden Asbury Pyron; Sam Moore; Anna Quindlen; Gilbertine Moore; Geoffrey A. Moore; Louis Nizer; Mimi Swartz; Sherron Watkins; Jo O'Rear; Norman E. Nygaard; Michael Streissguth; Thomas Stritch; Jack Norman, Sr.; Lisa Frazier Page; Franz Lidz; Dave Pelzer; Mildred Stone; and two Radio City Rockettes. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3426

$45
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Harold Wilson; David H. Hackworth; Joyce Reardon; Mary Kay Phelan; Virgil Pinkley; Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr.; Rick Atkinson; Clebe McClary; George H. Tucker; James P. Leynse; Julia Reed; Nelson D. Lankford; Ann Turnbull; Joseph Wase; and Edward Brown Lee. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3427

$275
Title: Cast Catalogue Of Antique Sculpture
Author: William T. Brigham
Publisher: Lee and Shepard
Printing Year: 1874

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth-covered boards with black lettering to the front board and spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of illustrations depicting various pieces of sculpture accompanied by descriptive text. The work is illustrated with 13 albumen photographs. Most of these plates feature six different photographs of sculpture. In addition to the title page, the first plate is a photograph showing sculpture along with a simulated engraving of the title page text. The volume shows external age/wear with frayed cloth at the corners of the boards and at the ends of the spine, and moisture marks to the front board and spine. The rear board bears two small scuffs, each approximately 1/4" in length. The volume is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages which display scattered foxing. The book measures approximately 10" x 12" and contains 200 pages.
 
Lot 3428

$140
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Maine shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Garland, Georgetown, Horham, Gardiner, Fryburg and more. Featured in this lot is a 1920 volume, Hinckley Township, or Grand Lake Stream Plantation, by Minnie Atkinson, telling the history of the famous landlocked salmon fishery and town, with two chapters on fishing. These volumes contain information on local citizens, historic locations and the general history of the towns. Several volumes are dedicated to local churches. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Advanced flaws may include broken spines, loose boards, detached boards, detached signatures and chipped pages. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and may include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 3429

$10
This lot includes the group of Christianity and religious-themed ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes several issues of Christian Herald magazine from 1900, pamphlets and booklets on Armageddon, religious practices, Bible stories, Methodist-related material and Quaker-related material. Also included are four large scrolls featuring Biblical scenes on wooden dowels, from the General Council Publishing House in Philadelphia, PA. These scrolls show wear, with the brittle pages chipping and tearing. 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 3430

$120
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Title: Esquire, The Magazine for Men
Issue Dates: 1936-37
Number of Issues: 9

Notes: Included in this lot are eight issues from 1937, including January, February, June, August, September, October, November and December, as well as an issue from October 1936. These issues include writing by John Steinbeck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Oliver LaFarge and Jesse Stuart, and many others, as well as artwork and cartoons by Edmund Blampied, George Petty, and many other artists. These large magazines, measuring approximately 10" x 13 1/2", show very nicely with handsome color front and rear covers. The magazines are intact and appear to be complete, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, tearing, loose covers, and moisture indications.
 
Lot 3431

$20
This lot includes the group of signed books authored by Stuart Woods shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Stuart Woods. This lot includes fourteen copies of Woods' Fresh Disasters. This lot includes at least some first editions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3432

$45
This lot includes the group of books related to the history of Vermont shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes contain information on the early poets of Vermont, Vermont's involvement in the first World War and the War of 1812, and various early historical records of the state. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Advanced flaws may include broken spines, loose boards, detached boards, detached signatures and chipped pages. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and may include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 3433

$70
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a variety of pamphlets, vintage calendars, health-related material, antique souvenir cards and booklets, and much more. Also included is a container of Stein's Burnt Cork in the original box. 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 3434

$60
This lot includes the group of signed sports-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author or subject. Authors and subjects include: Adrian Wojnarowski, Oscar De La Hoya, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Fay Vincent, Dick Vitale, Jerry Tarkanian, Pat Summerall, Phil Berge, Armen Keteyian, Martina Navratilova and Bill Farrell. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3435

$30
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: W. P. Kinsella, Anna Quindlen, Michael Ondaatje, Michael Chabon, Grace Paley, Rev. Scotty McLennan and Gary Trudeau. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3436

$60
Title: History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties, Vermont
Editor: Lewis Cass Aldrich
Publisher: D. Mason & Co.
Printing Year: 1891

Condition/Details: In a modern library binding of bluish-green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering to the spine, and with full gilt to the edge of the text block, this antique volume is a scarce illustrated history of Franklin and Grand Isle counties in Vermont. The work is illustrated with many engravings of prominent citizens. The volume shows external age/wear with a 2" tear in the cloth of the spine, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 7 1/4" x 10" and contains 821 pages.
 
Lot 3437

$10
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: The Youth's Companion, The Literary Digest, and The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine
Issue Dates: 1897, 1910's-1920's
Approximate Number of Issues: 25

Notes: These antique magazines show very nicely. The 1897 Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine is in the original brown wrappers, with the rear wrapper detached and present. The Literary Digest magazines have been gathered into three groups, each containing about six issues held together with silver brad's. Occasional pages are separated or lacking. The magazines show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers and tearing.
 
Lot 3438

$45
This lot includes the group of popular histories of England and France by M. Guizot shown in the corresponding image(s). These sets include volumes one through five of the set on England and volumes one and three through six of the set on France. These volumes, published in the 1870's and uniformly bound in marbled boards with three quarter leather and bright gilt embossing on the spine. The volumes contain a label adhered inside of the front board and show some age/wear, with several boards and one spine cover detached, rubbing to the edges and moisture indications. The text blocks appear well bound, with age-toned pages. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3439

$50
Title: Mount Desert, on the Coast of Maine
Author: Mrs. Clara Barnes Martin
Publisher: Loring, Short and Harmon
Printing Year: 1880

Condition/Details: Bound in light blue thin paper-covered boards cloth with black writing and picture, this antique volume is the fifth edition of Clara Martin's guidebook to Mount Desert, a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, incorporated in 1789. The work is complete with the five mounted photographs listed in the table of contents, and a gorgeous fold-out map held by linen straps inside of the rear board. The volume shows external age/wear, with both boards detached. The spine cover is not present and the volume is separated into signatures. The boards show moisture indications. This volume comes from the library of a historical society, with a raised stamp on the title page and a label adhered to the front board. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 7" and contains 103 pages, with additional pages of advertisements.
 
Lot 3440

$90
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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 3441

$200
This lot includes the group of five original Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley presidential campaign pinback buttons shown in the corresponding image. One button is of McKinley from his 1900 campaign, when Roosevelt was his vice president. The other four buttons come from Roosevelt's 1904 campaign, three of which are of Roosevelt and his vice president Charles Warren Fairbanks and one of Roosevelt alone. Two of the buttons contain a copyright date of 1904, with the others undated. Three of the pins contain the original manufacturers' paper label inside of the button, with two from Whitehead & Hoag Co. of Newark, NJ and the last from F. F. Pulver Co. of Rochester, NY. One of the Whitehead buttons also contains an advertisement for Sweet Caporal Cigarettes. Four of the buttons measure approximately 7/8" and the Roosevelt button measures approximately 1 1/4". The pins show well with some fine patina and light, occasional oxidation.

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 3442

$175
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Lowell, Nantasket, Hingham, Winchendon, Grafton, Lexington, Franklin, North Bridgewater, Salisbury, Middleborough, Stockbridge, Worcester and Dedham. Several volumes in this lot feature the history of local churches. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and may include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 3443

$20
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes an assortment of pamphlets, prints, souvenir photographs from Barbados, recipe books, health books, keys and much 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 3444

$150
This auction lot includes the following group of titles relating to the history of New England:

- News From New-England, 1676 by Unattributed - Dated 1865 by Joel Munsell - This volume is number 49, of a limited 60 copies. The leather exhibits flaking.
- The Winthrop Fleet of 1630: An Account of the Vessels, the Voyage, the Passengers and their English Homes from Original Authorities by Charles Edward Banks - Dated 1930 by Houghton Mifflin - This volume is one of a limited 550 copies which has been signed by author Charles Edward Banks.
- Annals of Witchcraft in New England, and Elsewhere in the United States by Samuel G. Drake - Dated 1869 by W. Elliot Woodward - The front board is detached and present. Many pages are detached and present (approximately 130).
- Transcendentalism in New England by Octavius Brooks Frothingham - Dated 1876 by G. P. Putnam's Sons - This volume bears an original signature of author Octavius Frothingham on the front flyleaf.
- Advertisements for the Unexperienced Planters of New England, or Anywhere; or, The Pathway to Erect a Plantation by Captain John Smith - Dated 1865 by William Veazie - The title page, preface and fold-out map are detached and present. The front board has started to separate from the spine. Some pages display chipping at their edges.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and bear corresponding indications.
 
Lot 3445

$50
This lot includes the group of antique US political and patriotic ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes an engraving of Martin Van Buren, gorgeous patriotic sheet music, a eulogy from Zachary Taylor's funeral in 1850, a small book in wrappers of Hood's Political Points from 1888, and several political cartoons from Puck and the Judge Company. The sheet music in this lot includes:
- "General Grant's Grand March" - 1862;
- "Break the News to Mother" - 1897;
- "Gilmore's Garden March" - 1877; and
- "The Stars and Stripes Forever! March" - 1897.

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. The sheet music shows some age/wear indications, with some separated pages, occasional moisture indications and foxing, and some creasing and tearing.
 
Lot 3446

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed non-fiction novels shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: John P. Blessington, Ralph Peters, James Alan McPherson, Theodore H. White, Red Auerbach, Victoria Fyodorova and Stephen Jay Gould. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3447

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on the history of New England:

- Wood's New-England's Prospects by Jeremiah Colburn - Dated 1865 by The Prince Society - This limited edition was signed by Colburn, numbered 140 of 150. This volume is bound in library-issued marbled boards with three-quarter leather.
- Narrative of the Piracy and Plunder of the Ship Friendship, of Salem, on the West Coast of Sumatra by Charles M. Endicott - Dated 1859 by Gazette Office, Essex Institute - Library-bound booklet, with original paper wrappers included in boards.
- The Day Breaking, if Not the Sun Rising of the Gospel with the Indians in New England by Nathan Warde - Reprint, Dated 1865 by Joseph Sabin - Reprint of original 1647 printing. Limited edition, numbered 49 of 250, with Joseph Sabin's hand-signed initials. Rebound in library-issued boards. First several pages, including title page, are detached. Pages are chipping.
- By-Laws of the Directors of the Metropolitan Railroad Company by uncredited - Dated 1864 - In original wrappers, carefully stored envelope.
- Scotch-Irish in New England by A. L. Perry - Dated 1891 by J. S. Cushing & Co. - Original wrappers bound in library-issued boards.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These volumes come from the library of a historical society and include typical stamps, labels and writing.
 
Lot 3448

$150
This lot includes the group of books on New Hampshire town histories shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: New Castle, North Londonderry, New Ipswich, North-Hampton, Newport, New Boston, Rye, New London and Newfields. This lot includes several volumes on local churches. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Advanced flaws may include shaken bindings, loose boards, detached pages and chipped pages. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and may include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 3449

$20
This lot includes the group of nature-related magazines and ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes vintage issues of Farm Journal, Poultry Tribune and Nature Magazine, as well as a journal of 20th Century Canada, Agriculture, Minerals and Forestry, two copies of Back to the Farm, two different volumes of Flowers Culled From the Literary Garden, several issues of Gleanings in Bee Culture and a German botany volume, Formen des Lebens. Also included is a small Flower Guide for the US, east of the Rockies, with small color illustrations. 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 3450

$70
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Maine shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Appleton, Winterport, Wayne, Warren, Waldoboro, Augusta, Wilton, Waterville, Windham, Vinal Haven, West Newfield, Westbrook and West Gardiner. This lot includes town registers, vital records and volumes devoted to church histories, among other subjects. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes are from the library of a historical society and may include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
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