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Lot 4150

$175
This shelf lot includes the group of angling 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 4151

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of author-signed titles:

- Where the Rivers Meet by Ward Dorrance - Dated 1939 by Charles Scribner's Sons - This volume bears an original signature of author Ward Dorrance on the half-title page. The copyright page features both the Scribner's seal and the letter "A." The volume is complete with mylar-covered dust jacket. The front flap of the jacket is detached and present. The jacket lacks some pieces and shows signs of age/wear with chipped edges and tears.
- Moment of Truth: A Realistic Examination of Our War Situation by Charles Sweeny - Dated 1943 by Charles Scribner's Sons - This volume bears an original inscription and signature of Charles Sweeny on the front flyleaf. The copyright page features both the Scribner's seal and the letter "A." The endpapers display light foxing.
- The Fabulous Wink by Kem Bennett - Dated 1951 by Pellegrini and Cudahy - This volume is complete with dust jacket and bears an original signature of author Kem Bennett on the second front flyleaf.
- Nashoba by Edd Winfield Parks - Dated 1963 by Twayne Publishers - This volume is complete with dust jacket and bears an original signature of author Edd Winfield Parks on the front flyleaf.
- Let Me Count the Ways by Peter DeVries - Dated 1965 by Little, Brown and Company - This volume is complete with dust jacket and bears an original inscription and signature of author Peter DeVries on the front flyleaf.
- Wild Kat by Karen Kijewski - Dated 1994 by James Cahill Publishing - This Cahill Publishing Edition is limited to 150 copies, is specially bound and signed by author Karen Kijewski. This is copy number 26/150.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4152

$175
This 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 4153

$110
Title: The Critical History of England, Ecclesiastical and Civil: Wherein The Errors of the Monkish Writers, and others before the Reformation, are Expos'd and Corrected
Author: John Oldmixon
Publisher: J. Pemberton
Number of Volumes: Complete 2-volume set

Notes: Bound in full leather with raised bands and paper labels to the spine, this antique set is a scarce work on English history which contains "...attacks on Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon and a defense of Bishop Gilbert Burnet" (courtesy of Wikipedia). The volumes show mild external age/wear with rubbing to the corners and edges of the boards, and with flaking leather. The volumes are bound with age-toned pages that display occasional scattered foxing. The boards have started to separate from the spines at the exterior hinges of both volumes. This set is comprised of mixed editions as volume one was published in 1728, and volume two was published in 1730. Both volumes bear antique bookplates and some handwriting on the front and rear endpapers. The books measure approximately 5 1/4" x 7 3/4".
 
Lot 4154

$450
This lot includes the antique mahogany stationary book stand shown in the corresponding image(s). This book stand contains the black and gold label of Drexel. This adjustable book stand has four heights at which it can rest. The stand is 11 3/4" tall above the lip, and the lip measures just over 1/2". The Depression-era stand shows well, with some age/wear including light scratches.
 
Lot 4155

$110
This lot features a group of bound early magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800's and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in single hard-cover volumes. The compilations featured in this lot include the following issues of the The Ladies' Repository publication:

- edited by NA - Dated from January - December 1846 - Volume VI
- edited by NA - Dated from January - December 1847 - Volume VII
- edited by NA - Dated from January - December 1848 - Volume VIII
- edited by Rev. I. W. Wiley - Dated from January - December 1864 - Volume XXIV. The spine cover has started to separate from the spine.
- edited by Rev. I. W. Wiley - Dated from January - December 1865 - Volume XXV. This lot features two copies of this volume. The rear board of one volume has started to separate from the spine.
- edited by I. W. Wiley - Dated from January - December 1868 - Volume XXVIII. The front board has started to separate from the spine.
- edited by I. W. Wiley - Dated from January - December 1869 - Volume XXIX.
- edited by NA - Dated from January - December 1875

This lot also includes volume eleven of The Ladies' Companion, dated 1839.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4156

$10
This lot includes the group of signed books authored by Robin Cook shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes fifteen copies of Cook's Marker. Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of author Robin Cook, 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 4157

$25
This lot includes the group of books on the history of Pilgrims and Puritans in the New England area shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include a two-volume set by Douglas Campbell on Puritans in Holland, England and America; chronicles of the Pilgrims; The Puritan Pronaos; The New Puritan; Pilgrim Fathers in Holland and a volume on the Argonaut Faith. 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 or cracked spines, detached signatures or pages 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 4158

$30
This lot includes the group of reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes in this lot cover a variety of topics, including a domestic encyclopedia, dolls, health, fishing, a dictionary of foreign phrases, reprints and knots, as well as a two-volume set of the Book of Days. 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 4159

$50
This lot includes the group of antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles in this lot include Scouts of the Prairie, Captain Jeff and the Squeeze Box, Cowboy Small, Andersen's Fairy Tales, Robinson Crusoe, Ali Baba, Ding-Dong Stories, and Mother-Play Nursery Songs. 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 4160

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of science fiction titles:

- Revolt in 2100 by Robert A. Heinlein - Dated 1953 by Shasta Publishers - This volume is a stated first edition. The half title page is detached and present. The front flyleaf has started to separate from the text block. A previous owner's name is written in the upper right corner of the front flyleaf.
- Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke - Dated 1955 by The Science Fiction Book Club - This volume is complete with dust jacket. The rear section of the jacket displays some crinkling. The jacket displays some minor tears at its edges. The title and author have written on the bottom edge of the text block.
- R is for Rocket by Ray Bradbury - Dated 1962 by Doubleday and Company, Inc. - This volume is complete with dust jacket.

This lot also includes three copies of the following author-signed title:

Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines: A Fable by Ray Bradbury - Dated 1998 by Avon Books - This stated first edition is complete with dust jacket, and bears an original signature of author Ray Bradbury on the front flyleaf.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4161

$130
Title: A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands; or the Civil, Religious, and Political History of Those Islands
Author: Hiram Bingham
Publisher: Hezekiah Huntington
Printing Year: 1847

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards, this antique volume is a scarce copy of what Sabin called "...probably the best work on the Sandwich Islands." Bingham, a minister from New England, arrived in Hawaii in 1820. He spent the next 21 years there in missionary work. Bingham learned the language and helped create a written language as well. Bingham also worked with William Ellis to translate some books of the Bible into Hawaiian. The work is illustrated with engravings and a color fold-out map of Hawaii. The volume shows external age/wear, exhibiting residual mildew to both boards. The lower right corner of the front board is slightly warped. The endpapers display some signs of mildew. The text block is bound with age-toned pages that display foxing throughout. The signature containing pages 83-94 has started to separate from the spine. The fold-out map displays a 4" tear in its left margin. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 616 pages.
 
Lot 4162

$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: Warwick, Exeter, Cranston, Jamestown, Little Compton, Hopkinton, East Greenwich, Crown Point and Slatersville, among others. 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 4163

$60
Title: The Testament
Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Doubleday
Printing Year: 1999

Condition/Details: Bound in full brown leather with a gilt facsimile signature of John Grisham on the front board, and with raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine, this scarce, author-signed first edition is one of a limited 500 copies. This volume is numbered 126/500. The volume shows very little external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. This volume is in like-new condition and is complete with cloth-covered slipcase. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 435 pages.
 
Lot 4164

$60
This lot includes the group of decoratively bound books published by The Franklin Library shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes in this lot are bound in leatherette with bright gilt embossing and gilded page edges. The volumes in this lot include God Knows, by Joseph Heller (two copies are included); Foreign Affairs, by Alison Lurie (author-signed); Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert; Selected Stories, from Guy De Maupassant; The Magic Mountain, by Thomas Mann; Pere Goriot, by Honore de Balzac; and Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe. 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 4165

$55
This lot includes the group of Native American-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles include: My People, The Sioux; Sitting Bull and the Indian War of 1890-91; Lords of the Valley: Sir William Johnson and His Mohawk Brothers; The Story of the Red Man; The American Indian; The Book of Indian Crafts and Indian Lore; and The Massacre. 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 4166

$110
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Maine and New Hampshire shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 4167

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of New York State history titles:

- Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York; Procured in Holland, England and France by John Romeyn Brodhead - Dated 1857 by Weed, Parsons and Company - This lot includes two copies of volume eight. Both volumes are lacking spine covers. The boards of both volumes have started to separate from the spine.
- Landmarks of Albany County, New York by Amasa J. Parker - Dated 1897 by D. Mason & Co. - The spine cover has started to separate from the spine.
- General Regulations for the Military Forces of the State of New-York by Unattributed - Undated by Unattributed - Lacks a title page. Some pages of illustrations are torn and lacking pieces.

The following titles are bound together in one volume:

- Report of the Committee on Banks and Insurance Companies by Unattributed - Dated 1829 by Croswell and Van Benthuysen
- State of New-York, No. 38: In Senate, February 15, 1840. Report of the minority of the committee appointed by the Senate, to investigate the affairs of the State Prisons at Auburn and Sing-Sing. by Unattributed - Dated 1840 by Unattributed

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4168

$325
Title: Cold Mountain
Author: Charles Frazier
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Printing Year: 1997

Condition/Details: Bound in blue paper-covered boards with black cloth to the spine, bronze colored lettering along the spine, and complete with dust jacket, this stated first edition is a scarce, author-signed first printing of Charles Frazier's first novel. This National Book Award-winning debut was the basis for the critically-acclaimed film of the same title. The work features pictorial map endpapers, a John Berendt blurb sticker on the front dust jacket, and the "man-woman" misprint on page 25.. The volume shows light external age/wear and is solidly bound with clean pages. The dust jacket features a protective mylar wrapper. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 356 pages.
 
Lot 4169

$90
This lot includes the group of books related to the histories of towns in Delaware shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include records of Sussex and Kent Counties and of the city New Castle. Also included are histories of churches and general history of locations throughout 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, detached boards, detached signatures, split text blocks 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 4170

$45
This lot includes the group of antique books on the history of the United States shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles include: A Gazetteer of the State of New York (1813); A Gazetteer of the State of New York (1842); Directory of the City of Newark, for 1862-63; The Battle Grounds of America (1846); The Columbus Historical Guide and Map of New York City (1891); A Sketch of North Carolina; and George H. Pendleton, The Copperhead Candidate for Vice-President (1864). 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 of these volumes exhibit advanced flaws which include: moisture marks, soiled boards, detached boards, torn pages, mildew and torn spine covers.
 
Lot 4171

$10
Title: Strangers and Brothers: Omnibus Edition
Author: Charles Percy Snow
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1972
Number of Volumes: Complete 3-volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering to the spine, this vintage set is a scarce author-signed omnibus edition of Snow's Strangers and Brothers. Each volume bears an original inscription and signature from author Charles Percy Snow on its title page. The volumes show mild external age/wear with wear to the edges of the dust jackets, displaying some minor tears. The dust jackets also display minor soiling. The text blocks are bound with lightly age-toned pages. Volume two bears some occasional light handwriting in pencil throughout the text. The first few pages of volume three display some evidence of exposure to moisture with some crinkling. The front flyleaf and half-title page of volume three have started to separate from the rest of the text block. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/4".
 
Lot 4172

$20
This lot includes the group of art and photography books shown in the corresponding image(s). These large volumes feature the art and photography of Andy Warhol, Mort Künstler, Jack Mitchell and Walt Disney, among other artists. 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 4173

$25
This lot includes the group of books on world history shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: The Inns of Greece and Rome, Letters From Switzerland, Manual of Sepulchral Slabs and Crosses, Journal of Jasper Danckaerts and Ancient British and Irish 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.
 
Lot 4174

$30
This lot includes the group of books related to the history of Providence, Rhode Island, shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes contain information on local citizens, historic locations and the general history of the town. 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 4175

$15
Title: The Principles Behind the Rules of Golf
Author: Richard S. Tufts
Publisher: Richard S. Tufts
Printing Year: 1960

Condition/Details: Bound in gray cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering along the spine and complete with dust jacket, this vintage volume is a scarce first edition of this work by Tufts. Called "The Man Who Was Pinehurst," Tufts served as President of the United States Golf Association, Walker Cup captain and was "...such a staunch believer in amateurism that he wrote a creed on the subject" (courtesy of the World Golf Hall of Fame). Murdoch writes in regard to this volume: "An outstanding job of cutting through the tangle of misunderstanding and misconception about the rules of golf." The work is illustrated with a frontispiece photograph. The volume exhibits external age/wear with light foxing to the dust jacket, boards and edges of the text block. The front of the dust jacket displays a tear and lacks its lower portion. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 102 pages.
 
Lot 4176

$225
Title: The Stand
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Printing Year: 1978 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in tan paper-covered boards with black cloth spine, this vintage volume is a stated first edition of one of Stephen King's popular works. The volume includes the original dust jacket, with $12.95 at the top corner of the flap inside of the front board. Also contains "T39" at the bottom of page 823. The volume shows light external age/wear. The dust jacket shows wear along the edges. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 1/2" and contains 823 pages.
 
Lot 4177

$25
This lot includes the group of books of literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: The Pilgrim's Progress (illustrations by three Rheads), The Codicil, Tales of Lonely Trails, The Land of the Crooked Tree and seven volumes of Thomas Carlyle's Works, 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 4178

$225
Title: In and Out of Rebel Prisons
Author: Lieut. Alonzo Cooper
Publisher: R. J. Oliphant
Printing Year: 1888

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce author-signed copy of this work by Alonzo Cooper, a member of the 12th New York Cavalry during the American Civil War. The second front flyleaf bears an original inscription and signature of author Alonzo Cooper. The work is illustrated with many drawings that depict Cooper's experiences. The volume shows external age/wear, lacking boards and a spine cover. The front flyleaves and title page are detached and present. The rest of the text block is solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 9" and contains 335 pages.
 
Lot 4179

$70
Title: Journal of a Tour in the State of New York, in the Year 1830, with Remarks on Agriculture in Those Parts Most Eligible for Settlers; and Return to England by the Western Islands
Author: John Fowler
Publisher: Whittaker, Treache, and Arnot
Printing Year: 1831 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in leather-covered boards, this antique volume is a scarce writing on life in New York State, with chapters on many cities and towns across the state, including Albany, New Hartford, Oneida Castle, Auburn, Canandaigua, Rochester, Avon, Buffalo, Niagara, Catskill, Poughkeepsie and New York City. The volume shows external age/wear, with sunning to the boards and the spine cover lacking. The front and rear boards are detached. The first few pages are detached with the front board, including the front free endpaper through copyright page. The pages are age-toned, with occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 8" and contains 333 pages.
 
Lot 4180

$80
Title: History of Tioga County Pennsylvania
Author: uncredited
Publisher: W. W. Munsell & Co.
Printing Year: 1883

Condition/Details: Bound in light tan cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering on the front board, this antique volume provides a history of Tioga County, Pennsylvania, located along the northern border of Pennsylvania with New York State. Tioga County was created on March 26, 1804, from part of Lycoming County and named for the Tioga River. The work is illustrated with many engraved portraits and scenes from throughout the county, with a hand-tinted color geological map. The volume shows external age/wear, lacking a spine cover, and displaying rubbing to the extremities of the boards. The front and rear boards are separating from the volume. The text block is bound with age-toned pages. The illustration between pages 228 and 229 is detached and present. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 12" and contains 366 pages, with a 35 page appendix.
 
Lot 4181

$100
This lot includes the group of books related to the history of Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes a three-volume set on the Massachusetts Bay, a register from Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties, a directory of the Agawam District and a family register of Shrewsbury, as well as an 1826 pamphlet on the history of Shrewsbury. 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 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 4182

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of antique World history titles:

- Rumeileh Being Ain Shems Excavations (Palestine) by Elihu Grant - Dated 1934, Privately Published - Part III only. Ex-library volume, with a handwritten dedication to the library from the author. Includes library bookplate and stamps.
- The Forgotten Isles, Impressions of Travel in the Balearic Isles, Corsica and Sardinia by Frederic Breton - Dated 1896 by D. Appleton and Company
- An Island Paradise and Reminiscences of Travel by H. Spencer Howell - Dated 1892 by Hart & Riddell - The volume shows some wear, with moisture indications and the front board cracked along the internal hinge.
- The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar and Equatorial Regions of the Globe by Dr. G. Hartwig - Dated 1871 by A. L. Bancroft & Company
- The Natives of the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast, Their Customs, Religion and Folklore by A. W. Cardinall - George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4183

$60
This lot includes the group of antique, decorative books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Rollo's Tour in Europe, The Blue Fairy Book, The Art of the Vienna Galleries and The Volunteer Soldier of America, 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 4184

$175
This very large shelf 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: James Lee Burke, Robert Crais, Michael Connelly, Anne Perry and Dick Francis, among others. 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 4185

$15
This lot includes the group of 19 volumes of The Good German, author-signed by Joseph Kanon, shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are in like new condition and are ready for resale, each with the author's signature. This lot contains at least some first editions, and includes some remainder volumes. 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 4186

$200
This very large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some subjects and authors include: former United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Steinbeck, Latin America and the Roman Empire. 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 4187

$60
This lot includes the group of books on books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Allibone's Dictionary of Authors, a presentation copy of Bacon and Shakespeare Parallelisms (presented by the author), The Old Yellow Book, Foundation Stones, English Literature Through the Ages and Shelley: His Life and Work, 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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