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Lot 4113

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

- Geology of New-York, Part II, Comprising the Survey of the Second Geological District by Ebenezer Emmons - Dated 1842 by W. & A. White & J. Visscher - This volume displays signs of mildew on its boards and endpapers. The text block remains clean. This volume features man illustrations, some of which fold out.
- Report of Historical and Technical Information Relating to the Problem of Interoceanic Communication by Way of the American Isthmus by John T. Sullivan - Dated 1883 by Government Printing Office - This volume bears some advanced wear with indications of mildew to both boards. Both boards display bumped corners. The volume features many illustrations, including fold-out maps.
- Reminiscences of Old New Utrecht and Gowanus by Mrs. Bleecker Bangs - Dated 1912 by Mrs. Bleecker Bangs - This volume displays signs of mildew on its boards and endpapers.
- A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands; or the Civil, Religious, and Political History of Those Islands by Hiram Bingham - Dated 1848 by Hezekiah Huntington - This volume is complete with fold-out map in its rear. Advanced age/wear is exhibited with a cocked spine, moisture marks and mildew to the boards.
- Fret-Sawing and Wood-Carving for Amateurs by George A. Sawyer - Dated 1875 by Lee and Shepard - The front board has started to separate from the spine. Signs of mildew are present on the boards and endpapers.
- Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance by Mark Twain - Dated 1871 by Sheldon and Company - This is a first state of the first edition of this fictional autobiography by Twain. No advertisement is present on the copyright page. Signs of mildew are present on both boards. The text block remains clean.
- The Story of Nashotah by Rev. John H. Egar - Dated 1874 by Unattributed - This volume is bound with a sermon by Rev. A. D. Cole on the 25th anniversary of his residence at Nashotah.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4114

$100
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Vermont shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Ludlow, Middlebury, Hartford, Jamaica, Manchester, Ira, Hartland and Glover. 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 include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 4115

$50
This lot includes the group of books related to the history of Newport, Rhode Island shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include history of churches throughout the city, an illustrated history of the city by George Mason, guidebooks to the city and a history of the city in the Revolutionary War, among other topics. 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 4116

$15
This lot includes the group of ten author-signed copies of Spare Change by Robert B. Parker shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Robert B. Parker. These volumes are 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 4117

$50
This lot includes the group of books on ancient history shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles include: Greek Historical Inscriptions, The Latest Light on Bible Lands, The Life of the Ancient East, Ancient and Modern Greece, Egypt of the Pharaohs, The Nile and Egyptian Civilization and Ancient Rome in the Light of Recent Discoveries. 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 4118

$70
This lot includes the group of books of spiritualism, alternative philosophy and esoterica shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: One Hundred Cases for Survival After Death, Sri Aurobindo or The Adventures of Consciousness, Savitri, Ecce Orienti and Eusapia Palladino and Her Phenomena, 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.
 
Lot 4119

$35
This lot includes the group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Poor Cecco, Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus, A Captured Santa Claus and Among the Camps, 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.
 
Lot 4120

$70
Title: Geology of the County of Cape May, State of New Jersey
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: Office of the True American
Printing Year: 1857

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to the spine, this antique volume is a scarce geological report on Cape May, New Jersey. The work is illustrated with many engravings of scenes around Cape May. The volume shows external age/wear with soiled boards that are slightly curved in the lower right corner. Some mildew is present on the boards. The text block is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages that display occasional foxing. A previous owner's name is inscribed on the front flyleaves. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" and contains 211 pages.
 
Lot 4121

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes 28 volumes of France Fyfield's Staring at the Light. Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Frances Fyfield, 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 4122

$130
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: Pemaquid, Piscataquis, Paris, Pepperrellborough and Poland. These volumes contain information on local citizens, historic locations and the general history of the towns. Several volumes are dedicated to local churches.

Some titles include: Papers Relating to Pemaquid and part adjacent in the present state of Maine, known as Cornwall County, when under the Colony of New-York, Compiled from Official Records in the office of the Secretary of State at Albany, N.Y. (Franklin B. Hough, 1856); Ten Years at Pemaquid: Sketches of Its History and Its Ruins (J. Henry Cartland, 1899); Pemaquid in its Relations to Our Colonial History: An Address Delivered at Fort Popham, Kennebec River August, 1874, at the 267th Anniversary of the Landing Made at that Spot by the Popham Colony (Franklin B. Hough, M.D, undated); A History of Pemaquid with Sketches of Monhegan, Popham and Castine (Arlita Dodge Parker, 1925); and Twenty Years at Pemaquid: Sketches of Its History and Its Remains Ancient and Modern (J. Henry Cartland, 1914).

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 include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 4123

$100
Title: The Book of the Presidents with Biographical Sketches
Author: Charles H. Grosvenor
Publisher: The Continental Press
Printing Year: 1901

Condition/Details: Bound in crimson morocco with elaborate gilt designs to the front board featuring the American official Seal with eagle, shield and arrows, with gilt to the top edge of the text block, and with gilt lettering and designs and thick raised bands to the spine, this antique volume is a scarce folio of illustrated biographies of American Presidents. From George Washington to Theodore Roosevelt, each United States President is featured with biographical information and detailed illustrations. Several pages feature hand-colored illustrations. The volume shows light external age/wear with rubbing to the corners and edges of the boards, and to the surface of the spine. The front board is detached and present. The first two illustrations are detached and present, with the first displaying some chipping the edges of the page. The text block is bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The illustrations display well, remaining clean. The hand-colored illustrations are remarkably bright. The book measures approximately 12 3/4" x 16 1/2" and contains 193 pages.
 
Lot 4124

$55
This lot includes the group of antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles in this lot include The Lilac Fairy Book, The Olive Fairy Book, Two Little Savages, Robinson Crusoe, Conclusion of the Swiss Family Robinson, and the Fourth Book of Lessons, from the Council of Public Instruction for Upper Canada. Also included in this lot are four volumes from the War of the Revolution Series by E. T. Tomlinson. 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 moisture indications, cracked boards, rubbing and wear to the boards, and more.
 
Lot 4125

$45
This lot includes the group of books related to the history of New England shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes several sets on New England, including writings by John Fiske, volume one of Coolidge and Mansfield, volumes one through five of John Palfrey's work, volumes one through four of William T. Davis' work, and volumes one and two of the Popular History of New England. Also included are rebound smaller volumes, including a history of compulsory education in New England and the history of a flood.

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 pages, and chipped and torn 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 4126

$150
Title: The War Lover
Author: John Hersey
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Printing Year: 1959

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with gilt embossing, this vintage volume is a unique copy of The War Lover, telling the story of the 100th Bombardment Group in World War II, signed by five members of the bomb group on the front free endpaper and front fly leaf. The book was turned into a 1962 film starring Steve McQueen.

The 100th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was an Eighth Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress unit in England during World War II, stationed at RAF Thorpe Abbotts. Flying over 300 combat missions, the group earned two Distinguished Unit Citations (Regensburg, 17 August 1943; Berlin, 4/6/8 March 1944). The group suffered tremendous losses in combat, with 177 Aircraft MIA, flying its last mission on 20 April 1945.

The volume shows moderate external age/wear, with sunning to the spine and the boards loose along the internal hinges. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" and contains 404 pages.
 
Lot 4127

$40
This lot includes the group of books on nature, agriculture and animals shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Tropical Wild Life, Methods in the Art of Taxidermy, Pheasants: Their Lives and Homes and Bird Islands of Peru, 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.
 
Lot 4128

$110
Antique Seven-Drawer Mahogany Spool Chest

Condition/Details: This classically designed, antique mahogany compartmentalized storage unit retains all fourteen of its original ceramic pulls and some of the original drawer window lettering. This early item came to us as part of a fly fishing book collection we are selling during this auction and was used by the owner as an ideal, attractive piece for storing his hand-tied flies. This is a solid unit with fine patina that shows very well, with some age/wear indications, including some scattered general marks and edgewear, some chipping & crazing to the pulls and four of the glass drawer windows are lacking. The unit measures approximately 24" wide by 11.75" deep by 21.5" tall.

 
Lot 4129

$60
This lot includes the group of author-signed books written by best-selling authors 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 Grisham, Lawrence Block, Anne Rice and Christopher Paolini. 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 4130

$150
This lot includes the group of signed books authored by John Grisham shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of John Grisham. This lot includes 24 copies of Grisham's Playing for Pizza. 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 4131

$60
Title: A Mirror for Witches
Author: Esther Forbes
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Printing Year: 1928

Condition/Details: Bound in paper-covered boards with tan cloth to the spine, this antique volume is a scarce author-signed copy of the second book published by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Esther Forbes. An original inscription and signature of Forbes is present on the front flyleaf. The work is illustrated with woodcuts by Robert Gibbings. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 214 pages.
 
Lot 4132

$120
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Vermont shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Arlington, Rupert, Rutland, Baltimore and Sheldon. 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 include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 4133

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of world history titles:

- A General View of the World by S. Augustus Mitchell - Dated 1848 by Thomas, Cowperthwait and Co. - This volume is illustrated with "upwards of nine hundred engravings." The spine lacks a small piece of leather. Some pages exhibit moisture marks.
- The Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero: to His Familiars and Friends translated by William Melmoth - Dated 1817 by Military Chronicle and Military Classics' Office - Volume one of a two-volume set. Both boards, the front flyleaf and title page are detached and present. Lacking spine cover.
- Cicero's Epistles to Atticus by Cicero - Dated 1818 by Military Chronicle and Military Classics' Office - Volume two of the two-volume set. Both boards, the front flyleaf and title page are detached and present. Lacking spine cover.
- History of the United Netherlands: from the Death of William the Silent to the Synod of Dort by John Lothrop Motley - Dated 1860 by Harper and Brothers - Four-volume set.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4134

$60
This lot includes the group of decorative, antique books of literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles include: Vienna and the Viennese, Out and About, The Young Nimrods, The Old Venetian Palaces, Birket Foster, Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Moore's Poetical Works and The Golden Book. These volumes feature decorative binding characteristics such as gilt lettering, gilt-edged text blocks, elaborate blindstamping and gilt dentelles, 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.
 
Lot 4135

$90
This lot includes the group of books related to the history of New Hampshire shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include a history of Grafton County, a military history of the state, vital records, cemetery inscriptions, and reports from the New Hampshire Old Home Association. 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 4136

$70
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Rhode Island shown in the corresponding image(s). Towns represented in this lot include: Narragansett, Little Compton, Barrington, Centerdale, Central Falls and Lincoln. 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 include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 4137

$70
Title: The Life of General Ely S. Parker
Author: Arthur C. Parker
Publisher: Buffalo Historical Society
Printing Year: 1919

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering to the spine, this antique volume is a scarce author-signed work on Ely S. Parker, a brigadier general and secretary to Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War. "Arthur Caswell Parker (1881 1955) was an American archaeologist, historian, folklorist, museologist and noted authority on American Indian culture. Of Seneca and Scots-English descent, he was director of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences from 1924 to 1945. He was an honorary trustee of the New York State Historical Association. In 1935 he was elected first president of the Society for American Archaeology" (courtesy of Wikipedia).

The volume bears an original signature and inscription of author Arthur C. Parker on the front flyleaf, dated October 6, 1921. The inscription is addressed to Melvil Dewey, the inventor of the Dewey Decimal System and founder of the Lake Placid Club. The volume bears a library bookplate from the "Forest library" of the Lake Placid Club. The work is illustrated with many photographs and facsimile documents. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is bound with lightly age-toned pages. The boards have started to separate from the spine. Some pages display moisture marks in their margins. A card pocket is present inside the rear board. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 346 pages.
 
Lot 4138

$50
Title: The Grapes of New York
Author: U. P. Hedrick
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company, State Printers
Printing Year: 1908

Condition/Details: Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth-covered board with bright gilt lettering to the front board, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this second volume in the celebrated series of horticultural monographs published under the auspices of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. The Grapes of New York offers a comprehensive survey of both table grape and wine grape varieties grown in the state, and the volume is justly celebrated for its detailed color illustrations. The work is illustrated with 101 magnificent full-color plates. The front board has started to separate from the spine. Both of the boards and the spine display evidence of exposure to moisture with some rippling of the cloth. The front board also displays some staining. Many pages display some moisture marks, concentrated in the margins, close to the edges. The lower edge of the text block displays moisture marks concentrated towards both boards, leaving the middle section unaffected. The illustrations remain vibrant, and display well. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" and contains 564 pages.
 
Lot 4139

$25
This lot includes the group of signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes seven volume of Rip City!: A Quarter Century with the Portland Trail Blazers. Each volume bears an original signature of a different member of the organization. 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 4140

$10
This lot includes the fifteen author-signed copies of The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of author John Berendt. These volumes are complete with dust jackets. 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 4141

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of catalog, instructional and technical titles:

- Low Cost Suburban Homes edited by Richardson Wright - Dated 1920 by Robert M. McBride & Company - This is a former library volume and bears corresponding indications.
- Illustrated History of the United States Mint by Unattributed - Dated 1888 by George G. Evans
- Course in Machine Guns by Captain Walter C. Short - Dated 1919 by The Army Service Schools Press - This volume features many fold-out illustrations.
- Modern Woodmen of America: Supply Catalog 1911 by Unattributed - Dated 1911 by Modern Woodmen of America

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4142

$60
This lot includes the group of books related to New England history shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes contain information on local citizens, historic locations and the general history of the region. 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 include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 4143

$55
This lot includes the group of author-signed books written by, or about, celebrities shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author or celebrity subject. Authors and subjects represented in this lot include: John Leguizamo, Jim Belushi, Kirstie Alley, Roger Moore, Charley Pride, Tom Arnold, Helen Reddy, Star Jones Reynolds, Spike Lee, Gene Hackman, Carson Kressley and Hugh Waddell. 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 4144

$35
This lot includes the group of books on games and hobbies shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Oh, Shoot!; African Rifles and Cartridges (reprint); Scotch; and Mountaineering; 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.
 
Lot 4145

$50
This lot includes the group of books about Abraham Lincoln shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles include: The Inner Life of Abraham Lincoln, The Personal Finances of Abraham Lincoln, Portrait Life of Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln: His Path to the Presidency, Abraham Lincoln: The Year of His Election, Lincoln's Stories and The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln. 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 4146

$60
Title: The Life of George Washington
Author: John Marshall
Publisher: C. P. Wayne
Printing Year: 1804-1807
Number of Volumes: 5-volume set (includes two copies of volume three)

Notes: Bound in leather with spine labels and gilt embossing, this antique set provides an early biography of George Washington, including his time as Commander in Chief of the American Forces and as First President of the United States. This set is lacking volume four and contains two copies of volume three. This set does not contain any engravings or fold-out maps. The volumes show external age/wear, with rubbing and moisture indications to the boards and spines. The boards of one of the copies of volume three are detached. The text blocks show wear, with age-toned pages, showing moisture indications and foxing. Several pages are detached and some have tears. Several volumes are lacking endpapers, and there are some labels inside of the front boards. The books measure approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".
 
Lot 4147

$30
This lot includes the group of books related to the history of New England shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes tell the history of soldiers and battles, churches, pilgrims, and important people, as well as general histories of the region. 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 lacking or torn spine covers, 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 4148

$175
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: Warner, Walpole, Brookline, Bedford, Tuftonboro, Campton, Candia, Bedford, Canaan and Bristol. 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 include library bindings. The volumes may bear corresponding indications such as labels, stamps, bookplates, etc.
 
Lot 4149

$80
This lot includes the group of books of literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Nasby in Exile, The Captured Cruiser, A Girl From London and Many Inventions, 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.
 
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