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Lot 3301

$325
Title: Mr. President: The First Publication from the Personal Diaries, Private Letters, Papers and Revealing Interview of Harry S. Truman
Author: William Hillman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Young
Printing Year: 1952

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth-covered boards with gray cloth to the spine, and featuring gilt lettering on the front board and spine, this volume is a scarce copy of Hillman's work signed by the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. The work is illustrated with many photographs by Alfred Wagg. An original inscription and signature of Harry S. Truman appears below a photograph that faces the title page. The volume is complete with dust jacket, shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The jacket displays edge wear with some tearing and chipping, and lacks some pieces. The rear portion of the jacket displays some tape repair. Many newspaper and magazine clippings appear throughout the volume. The book measures approximately 8 1/4" x 11 1/4" and contains 253 pages.
 
Lot 3302

$140
This auction lot includes the following group of antique medical titles:

- A Treatise on the Diseases of Children, and Management of Infants by Michael Underwood - Dated 1806 by David West - Listed on the title page as three volumes in one. External and internal moisture indications. Front board and free endpaper are detached and rear board is separating.
- The Modern Practice of Physic by Robert Thomas - Dated 1813 by Collins & Co.
- Clinical Lectures on Surgery by Sir Benjamin C. Brodie - Dated 1846 by Lea and Blanchard - Volume shows external rubbing and wear, with some moisture indications.
- An Introduction in the Practice of Midwifery by Thomas Denman - Dated 1807 by William Fessenden - Volume shows age/wear, with the front board detached and rubbing to the extremities. Text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages.
- A System of Human Anatomy, General and Special by Erasmus Wilson - Dated 1844 by Lea and Blanchard - Volume shows wear with rubbing to the extremities.
- Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise - Dated 1851 by Blanchard and Lea - This volume shows significant moisture indications, both internally and externally. The boards are detached and the text block is separating, with some detached signatures. The important color engravings in this volume show some moisture indications and age-toning, primarily around the edges, with the images largely unaffected.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3303

$60
This lot includes the antique decorative literature shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes features decorative characteristics such as pictorial boards and gilt designs. Some titles include: The Manzanita Bells by J. W. Wright, Glorious Mother and Strayed from the Fold. 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 3304

$100
This lot includes the group of books on Maine town histories shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Hermon, Belfast, Houlton, Industry, Guilford, Isleboro, Harrison, Hiram, Topsham, Harpswell, Buckfield, Brunswick and Greene. This lot includes an author-signed copy of William Teg's Hiram. 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 include cracked hinges, loose 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 3305

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are from the War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies series. 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 3306

$55
Title: Avoid Boring People (Lessons from a Life in Science)
Author: James D. Watson
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Printing Year: 2007

Condition/Details: Bound in black paper-covered boards with a green cloth-covered spine, this volume is a scarce author-signed first edition of James D. Watson's account of his life as a scientist. This stated first edition bears an original signature of James D. Watson on the title page, and is complete with dust jacket. The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 347 pages.
 
Lot 3307

$80
Title: Plans and Sections, of the Obelisk on Bunker's Hill, With the Details of Experiments Made in Quarrying the Granite
Author: S. Willard
Publisher: Chas. Cook's
Printing Year: 1843

Condition/Details: Bound in paper-covered boards with paper label adhered to the front board, this antique volume is a very scarce architectural description of the Obelisk on Bunker's Hill. The work is complete with fourteen full-page engravings, including frontispiece. According to research, this volume is an important first and only edition documenting a great monument, and is also a major work of American building technology and the only book by S. Willard. The volume shows external age/wear, with the boards detached and the leather spine cover lacking. The boards show rubbing and moisture indications. The text block contains age-toned pages with foxing and occasional moisture indications. Several pages are detached. The book measures approximately 10" x 13 1/2" and contains 31 pages.
 
Lot 3308

$80
This lot includes the group of books on Pilgrims, Puritans, and their history shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are profusely illustrated with engravings and maps, some of which fold out. Some titles include: The Pilgrims and Their History, Heroes of Puritan Times and Pilgrim Fathers, among others. 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 3309

$45
This lot includes the group of celebrity-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective celebrity author and/or subject. Celebrities represented in this lot include: Kevin Clash (Elmo from Sesame Street), John Leguizamo, Chita Rivera, Barbara Bain, Peter Lups, Marlo Thomas, Star Jones Reynolds, Jerry Vale, Jesse Ventura, Rosie O'Donnell, Jennifer O'Neill, Dave Navarro and Joe Perry. 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 3310

$140
This lot includes the group of antique travel books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include travel guides from Baedeker's, Piale's and a guide written by R. N. Worth. The Baedeker's guides include volumes on Great Britain, Belgium and Holland (two books), the Rhine, London, Southern Germany, Italy, Paris and the United States. The United States volume was published in 1893. The volume is lacking the map adjacent to page 353 of Northern Florida. (The other volumes in this lot have not been collated, but can be upon request. Please email us for more information.) The non-Baedeker's guides cover Devonshire and Rome. Several of these volumes contain the signatures of previous owner's. 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 3311

$70
This lot includes the group of antique decorative books of literature shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes two volumes of Life and Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and The Orthoëpist, among other titles. 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 3312

$80
Title: A Description of New England; or, Observations and Discoveries in the North of America in the Year of Our Lord 1614
Author: Captain John Smith
Publisher: William Veazie
Printing Year: 1865

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards with a bright gilt emblem to the front board, and gilt lettering to the spine, this antique volume is a scarce, limited-edition facsimile reprint of the 1616 first edition. This volume is one of a limited 250 printed copies. The work is illustrated with a large fold-out map. The map displays small tears at three fold intersections, along with a 2" tear located near the middle of the right edge of the map. The edges also display some minor chipping. The volume shows external age/wear with rubbing to the edges of the boards and spine. The top 1" of the spine cover is no longer present, the lower 1" of the spine cover has started to separate from the spine. The volume is bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 7" x 9" and contains 89 pages. This volume is from the library of a historical society and bears corresponding indications, including a stamp on the title page and spine label.
 
Lot 3313

$70
This shelf lot includes the group of estate 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 3314

$15
This lot includes the group of publications from the Carnegie Institute shown in the corresponding image. This material includes programs/pamphlets from exhibitions at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh. This material dates from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. These publications feature many illustrations of a variety of paintings. 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 3315

$25
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining primarily to famous stars, including Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Bob Hobe and the Andrews Sisters. One piece features the classic "Going My Way." There are approximately 50 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 3316

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Story of American Golf, Its Champions and Its Championships by Herbert Warren Wind - Dated 1948 by Farrar, Straus and Company - The front board has started to separate from the spine. This volume bears library indications including light handwriting and label remnants.
- Present-Day Golf by George Duncan and Bernard Darwin - Dated 1921 by George H. Doran Company - The boards have started to separate from the spine. The title page bears a stamp from "The Tin Whistles," a national golf organization founded in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The pages of photographs between pages 216 and 217 is detached and present.
- Chick Evans' Golf Book by Charles (Chick) Evans, Jr. - Dated 1921 by Thos. E. Wilson and Co.
- Comment jouer au Golf by Harry Vardon - Dated Undated by Librairie Delagrave - This is a French-language volume. This volume displays light staining to the front board. The edges of the boards display some wear. The front flyleaf bears a stamp from "The Tin Whistles," a national golf organization founded in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
- The Mystery of Golf by Arnold Haultain - Dated 1914 by The Macmillan Company - The title page bears a stamp from "The Tin Whistles," a national golf organization founded in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The boards have started to separate from the spine.
- Pro and Con of Golf by Alexander H. Revell - Dated 1915 by Rand McNally and Company - This volume features many illustrations.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Some volumes bear Tin Whistle library indications, including stamps and label remnants.
 
Lot 3317

$90
This lot includes the group of author-signed books from best-selling authors shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective best-selling author. Authors represented in this lot include: Nicholas Sparks, John Updike, Patricia Cornwell and James Patterson. 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 3318

$100
This auction lot includes an assortment of titles privately published by the Daughters of the American Revolution. The volumes provide a unique history of the central New York region, with titles on Albany County, Ulster County, Orange County, the First & Second Reformed Dutch Church of Poughkeepsie and the Christ Church of Poughkeepsie, and a historical and genealogical history of New England. The volumes in this lot are in like-new condition and include paper-covered boards and paper wrappers.
Lot 3319

$175
Title: Papers Relating to the Island of Nantucket
Author: Franklin B. Hough
Publisher: uncredited, privately printed
Printing Year: 1856 Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled boards with three quarter leather, this antique limited edition volume is a rare early work on the Island of Nantucket, containing documents from the Island, as well as Martha's Vineyard and "other islands adjacent, known as Duke's County." The documents are from the time when the region was part of the Colony of New York. The work is one of 150 copies printed for private distribution. Included is the original fold-out map of the area at the end of the volume. The work contains several signatures and inscriptions, including an inscription signed by John V. L. Pruyn, a member of Congress from New York during the 1860s to whom the book is dedicated on the first page of text. Included is a two-page handwritten letter from 1882, adhered to the front free endpaper and two handwritten inscriptions on the presentation page. Also included is the bookplate of J. Coffin Jones Brown, an active member in Boston's government during the mid-Nineteenth Century, adhered to the limitation page. The volume shows external age/wear, with both boards detached and the spine cover lacking. The marbled boards and three quarter leather show rubbing. The text block is well bound with age-toned pages. This volume comes from the library of a historical society, with a bookplate from the society inside of the front board. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 8 1/2" and contains 162 pages.
 
Lot 3320

$20
This lot includes the group of signed theology and religious 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: Anne Lamott, Guy Newman, Robert C. Neville, Bill Wilson, John Shelby Spong, Louis B. Wright, James Woodroof, Robert Spain, Tony Nassif, G. Ernest Thomas, Robert H. Mounce and Richard N. Owen. 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 3321

$300
Title: The New Gallery of British Art
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Printing Year: c.1880s
Number of Volumes: Complete 2-volume set

Notes: Bound in half-leather cloth with gilt lettering across the front board, gilt lettering and raised bands to the spine, and with full gilt to the edge of the text block, this antique set is a scarce collection of steel engravings on steel from the works of distinguished British painters. The work is illustrated with 121 steel engravings. The volumes show external age/wear with rubbing to the edges and corners of the boards, flaking of the leather, torn cloth on all boards and moisture marks. The volumes are solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages, which display scattered foxing throughout. The illustrations display well with the foxing primarily located in the borders surrounding the illustrations. The volumes bear bookplates of a previous owner. The front board of volume one bears a small indent, with the first few pages suffering some tears. The books measure approximately 11 1/2" x 14 3/4".
 
Lot 3322

$15
Title: Biographical Review York County, Maine
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: Biographical Review Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1896

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt designs to the front board, gilt lettering and designs to the spine, gilt dentelles, and with full gilt to the edge of the text block, this antique volume is a scarce historical volume featuring the biographies of several prominent figures of York County, Maine. The work is illustrated with many photographs and engravings of the featured prominent figures. The volume shows external age/wear with rubbing to the surfaces, corners and edges of the boards and spine. The spine cover has started to separate from the spine, and its lower section exhibits advanced flaking of its leather. The boards of the volume are detached and present. The text block is solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 9 1/4" x 11 1/2" and contains 619 pages. This volume is from the library of a historical society and bears corresponding indications.
 
Lot 3323

$25
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: Needlecraft, The People's Home Journal, Hearth and Home, and The Ladies' World
Issue Dates: 1895-1930s
Approximate Number of Issues: 20

Notes: These antique craft and women's magazines show nicely with beautiful front and rear covers. Needlecraft magazines from the 1910s to 1930s account for a majority of this lot. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, moisture indications, tearing and creasing.
 
Lot 3324

$20
This lot includes the group of signed books authored by Alan M. Dershowitz shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Allan M. Dershowitz. Titles in this lot include: The Best Defense, Contrary to Popular Opinion (2 copies), Just Revenge, The Advocate's Devil (2 copies), The Abuse Excuse and Chutzpah. 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 3325

$120
This lot includes the group of antique railroad ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes typed letters to stockholders on railroad letterhead, handwritten letters from railroad companies and maps of the railroads, among other items. Railroad companies featured in this lot include the Lehigh Valley Rail Road, Illinois Central Railroad Company, New York Central & Hudson River Railroad Co. and Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway, among others. This material comes from the estate of William Howland. These items have been carefully stored, and show minimal age/wear, with creasing where they have been folded and fine patina to the paper.

These bills are part of the Howland estate available throughout this auction. William Howland was a member of the New York State Assembly from Cayuga County's second district in 1883 and 1884. The Howland family arrived in Central New York in the late 1790s and became an important influence in Cayuga County, with William's father running a successful country store, William serving as a representative in the government and as a judge, among other key roles, and his sister, Emily, active in women's suffrage and the abolitionist movement. The family also played an active role in the Quaker community of the region.

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 3326

$35
This lot includes the group of books on golf shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes several large volumes which feature many photographs and illustrations, and volumes on the rules and history of golf. The front flyleaf is detached and no longer present in Pinehurst Stories volume, which also contains a commemorative supplement. The Scotland's Gift Golf volume is a facsimile reproduction from 1985. 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 3327

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of decorative, antique magazine compilations and titles related to domesticity:

- House and Garden by Various Authors - Dated July-December, 1926 by Condé Nast Publications, Inc. - This bound magazine compilation lacks front covers but features many color advertisements.
- The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle Edited by Sylvanus Urban - Dated 1795 by Eliz. Newbery - The front board is detached and present. This is volume LXV (part two) and contains July through December of 1795.
- The Family Circle, and Parlor Annual Edited by Mrs. D. Newell - Undated by Mrs. D. Newell - This volume features many color illustrations. The signature containing pages one through 39 has started to separate from the text block.
- The Wide-Awake Gift: A Know-Nothing Token for 1855 by Various Authors - Dated 1855 by J. C. Derby - This volume features many engravings.
- Domestic Duties; or, Instructions to Young Married Ladies by Mrs. William Parkes - Dated 1832 by J. & J. Harper
- Chronological, Biographical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Exercises, On a New Plan: Designed for the Daily Use of Young Ladies by William Butler - Dated 1826 by Thomas Bourn - The boards have started to separate from the spine.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3328

$20
Title: History of York County, Maine
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: Everts and Peck
Printing Year: 1880

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards with bright gilt designs on the front board, with leather and gilt designs to the spine, and with full gilt to the edge of the text block, this antique volume is a scarce history of York County, Maine, which features illustrations and biographical sketches. The work is illustrated with many engravings of prominent individuals and historic landmarks. The volume shows external age/wear with rubbing to the corners, edges and surfaces of the boards and spine. The text block has separated from the boards and spine. The boards and spine remain attached to each other. The text block is bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 9" x 12" and contains 442 pages. This volume is from the library of a historical society and bears corresponding indications.
 
Lot 3329

$35
This lot includes the group of signed books author by, or written about, celebrities shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective celebrity author/subject. Celebrity authors and subjects represented in this lot include: John Turturro (3), Steven R. Schirripa, Wynton Marsalis, Gene Wilder, Peter Bogdanovich, Jack Klugman and Harvey Fierstein. 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 3330

$70
This lot includes the group of author-signed books written by Robert B. Parker shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of author Robert B. Parker. Titles include: Double Play, High Profile, Family Honor, Hugger Mugger, Gunman's Rhapsody, Death in Paradise, Hush Money, Now & Then, Hundred-Dollar Baby, Rough Weather, Double Deuce and Cold Service. 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 3331

$120
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in New Hampshire shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Nutfield, Nashua, Manchester, Wolfeborough, Charlestown, Windsor, Wilton and Windham. 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, 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 3332

$650
This auction lot includes the following group of titles from the United States Golf Association's series of Facsimile Editions from their Rare Book Library:

- The Art of Golf by W. G. Simpson Bart - Dated 1982 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1400
- A Few Rambling Remarks on Golf by Robert Chambers - Dated 1983 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1900
- Rules of the Thistle Golf Club by John Cundell - Dated 1983 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1900
- Tee Shots by Bernard Darwing - Dated 1984 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Golf in America: A Practical Manual by James P. Lee - Dated 1986 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Concerning Golf by John L. Low - Dated 1987 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Great Golfers in the Making: by 34 Famous Golfers edited by Henry Leach - Dated 1988 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- The Principles Behind the Rules of Golf by Richard S. Tufts - Dated 1989 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Golf Architecture in America: Its Strategy and Construction by George C. Thomas, Jr. - Dated 1990 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Golf and Golfers: Past and Present by J. Gordon McPherson - Dated 1991 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Historical Gossip About Golf and Golfers by George Robb - Dated 1991 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Golf and Golfers: Past and Present by J. Gordon McPherson - Dated 1991 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- The Life of Tom Morris by W. W. Tulloch - Dated 1992 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Fifty Years of Golf: My Memories by Andra Kirkaldy - Dated 1993 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- The Mutt by A. W. Tillinghast - Dated 1995 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- Cobble Valley Golf Yarns and Other Sketches by A. W. Tillinghast - Dated 1995 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500
- The Links by Robert Hunter - Dated 1995 by USGA - Limited Edition: 1287/1500

This lot includes seventeen titles in sixteen volumes, from the United States Golf Association's series of Facsimile Editions from their Rare Book Library. Each volume is a limited edition. All of the volumes in this lot are numbered 1,287 of limited runs of either 1,400; 1,500; or 1,900 copies. Each volume is bound in cloth-covered boards, and is complete with slipcase. The volumes show light external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean pages. Representing a near-complete set, this lot lacks Thomas Mathison's The Golf: Facsimiles of Three Editions of the Heroi-Comical Poem. Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3333

$45
This lot includes the group of Tom Swift books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot is complete with illustrated dust jacket. The jackets display external age/wear concentrated at the edges, with some chipping and creases evident. The illustrations remain bright. 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 3334

$30
This lot includes the group of art, photography and architecture books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: A Day in the Life of the Soviet Union, Unseen Warhol, Fallingwater, Cezanne and Post-Impressionism, Icons and Idols and Jackson and Lee: Legends in Gray. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $32.50
 
Lot 3335

$50
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes handwritten letters from the mid-19th century through the mid-20th century, an 1887 naturalization certificate, an 1875 journal, a marriage certificate from 1940, an honorable discharge certificate from 1945, insurance paperwork, photographs of soldiers, locks of hair 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 3336

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of titles by and about Theodore Roosevelt:

- Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter by Theodore Roosevelt - Dated 1908 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Includes an introduction noting this as the second, expanded edition. The front board, with gilt lettering and illustration, is detached, as is the rear board. The spine cover is lacking.
- African Game Trails by Theodore Roosevelt - Dated 1910 by Charles Scribner's Sons - The boards are cracked along the front and rear inside hinges. Spine and boards show sunning, rubbing and moisture indications.
- Trailing the Giant Panda by Theodore and Kermit Roosevelt - Dated 1929 by Blue Ribbon Books, Inc. - In dust jacket. The volume shows well, with clean boards and pages. The mylared dust jacket shows some wear, with a small portion lacking from the front bottom corner, and creasing and tearing.
- Theodore Roosevelt, The Naturalist by Paul Russell Cutright - Dated 1956 by Harper & Brothers - First edition, author-inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper. In original dust jacket. Mylared jacket shows wear, with portions lacking from the spine and front, and creasing and tearing.
- Theodore Roosevelt, The Boy and The Man by James Morgan - Dated 1919 by Grosset & Dunlap - In dust jacket. The mylared jacket shows light wear, with creasing and minor tearing along the edges.

Also included with this lot are five uniformly bound volumes from Scribner's of Roosevelt's work, including Through the Brazilian Wilderness, The Rough Riders, two copies of A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open and Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter. The volumes are bound in black cloth with dark green and brown design and gold illustration on front boards. One of the copies of the volume for book lovers shows moderate wear along the extremities.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 3337

$350
Title: Constantinople and the Scenery of The Seven Churches of Asia Minor
Author: Robert Walsh
Publisher: Fisher, Son, and Company
Printing Year: c.1838

Condition/Details: Bound in green leather with a bright gilt emblem on the front board, bright gilt lettering and designs to the spine, and with full gilt to the edge of the text block, this antique volume is a scarce collection of drawings from nature by Thomas Allom accompanied by an historical account of Constantinople and descriptions of the plates. The volume shows external age/wear with rubbing to the edges, corners and surfaces of the boards and spine. The front board and front flyleaves have detached and remain in place via the front tissue guard. The rest of the text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages which display scattered foxing throughout.. The book measures approximately 9" x 11 1/4" and contains 84 pages.
 
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