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Lot 6076

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of titles published by the Camden Society of London:

- The Diary of Henry Machyn, Citizen and Merchant-Taylor of London, from A. D. 1550 to A. D. 1563 by John Gough Nichols - Dated 1848 - Spine cover and tops of hinges cracked.
- The Chronicle of Queen Jane, and of Two Years of Queen Mary, and Especially the Rebellion of Sir Thomas Wyat by John Gough Nichols - Dated 1850 - top of spine cover chipped away
- Annals of the First Four Years of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by Sir John Hayward - Dated 1840 - Reinforced hinges
- Rutland Papers by William Jerdan - Dated 1842 - Loss of material to spine cover, hinges cracked. Letters and Other Documents Illustrating the Relations between England and Germany at the Commencement of the Thirty Years' War by Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Dated 1865 - Front board detached, lack of material to spine cover

Unless otherwise noted, these ex-library books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and customary library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6077

$130
Title: The Portfolio, An Artistic Periodical
Editor: Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Publisher: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday (London)
Printing Year: 1877

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with gilt embossing, and gilt page edges. This folio volume was a beautifully produced survey of both classic and contemporary art of its day. The work is extensively illustrated with engravings, etchings, and lithographic reproductions on heavy, single-sided pages. Original works in this volume by Rubens, Rembrandt, Reynolds, van Leyden and many others. This ex-library volume exhibits a small stamp on the title page, but is free of marginalia. The pages are clean and bright with only light, scattered foxing. The book measures approximately 10" x 14" and contains 192 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6078

$22
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: The American Journal of Philology
Editors: Basil L. Gildersleeve & Charles William Emil Miller
Issue Date Range: 1889, 1913 through 1919
Issue Number Range: Volume XIX , No. 73 - 76 / Volume XXXIV, No. 133 through Vol. XL, No. 160

Notes:Bound in half leather with raised bands and marbled boards, this antique set is a scarce collection of bound issues of this scholarly journal. Founded in 1880 by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831 - 1924), this quarterly published by the Johns Hopkins University has helped to shape American classical scholarship. Today, the Journal has achieved worldwide recognition as a forum for international exchange among classicists and philologists by publishing original research in classical literature, philology, linguistics, history, society, religion, philosophy, and cultural and material studies. Book review sections are featured in every issue.

These ex-library volumes show varying degrees of external age/wear, with volume XXXI lacking bottom portion of spine cover and other volumes with cracked gutters and/or hinges. Antique library bookplates appear on endpapers. No additional library markings appear on lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 6079

$200
This shelf lot includes the large group of signed first printings of crime novels shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes titles by such authors as Robert Parker, Sue Grafton(H, K, L, N), etc. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $39.50
Lot 6080

$45
Title: The First Time
Author: Cher
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Printing Year: 1998 Author-Signed First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in black and yellow paper-covered boards with bright gilt lettering to spine, this volume is a scarce autographed memoir by Cher, as told to Jeff Coplon. Born Cherilyn Sarkisian (May 20, 1946), Cher is an American pop singer-songwriter, actor, director and record producer. She has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globe Awards and a People's Choice Award for her work in film, music and television.

The volume is boldly signed by Cher above her portrait frontispiece. The work is illustrated with many (color) photographs. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Illustrated dustjacket is well preserved. The book measures approximately 7 3/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 270 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6081

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Letters and Other Documents Illustrating the Relations Between England and Germany by Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Dated 1868 by Camden Society
- Lists of Foreign Protestants and Aliens, Resident in England 1618-1688 by Wm. Durant Cooper - Dated 1862 by Camden Society
- Notes of the Treaty Carried On At Ripon by John Bruce - Dated 1869 by Camden Society
- Letters of Queen Margaret of Anjou by Cecil Monro - Dated 1863 by Camden Society
- An English Chronicle of the Reigns of Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, and Henry VI by Rev. John Silvester Davies - Dated 1856 by Camden Society - Slight cracking at gutters
- Croniques de London by George James Aungier - Dated 1844 by Camden Society


Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and are all ex-library, with typical library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6082

$150
Title: Dr. A. Petermanns Mitteilungen aus Justus Perthes' geographischer Anstalt
Editor: Prof. Dr. A. Supan
Publisher: Justus Perthes (Gotha)
Printing Year: 1908 - 1912
Number of Volumes: 4 volume set (supplementary volumes XXXIV to XXXVII)

Notes: Rebound in black cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of the oldest German-language scholarly journal dedicated to geography and cartography. All of the most important geographic discoveries of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as scientific developments and theories, such as Alfred Wegener's 1912 hypothesis that continents "drift," were presented on its pages. The journal developed into an important publication, setting the standard in the history of the great expeditions and discoveries, and European colonial matters. The work is lavishly illustrated with a variety of well-preserved maps, a number of which are large fold-out maps in color. These ex-library volumes are in excellent condition, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Catalogue numbers in gilt appear at foot of spine. Antique library bookplates can be seen on front endpapers. Stamps are visible on rear flyleaves. Library stamps also appear on verso of maps (occasionally also on margins), title pages and at top margins of text. The books measure approximately 9 1/4" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 6083

$175
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Making of Modern Egypt by Sir Auckland Colvin - Dated 1906 by E.P. Dutton & Company - Illustrated frontispiece, gilt stamping
- The Mameluke or Slave Dynasty of Egypt by Sir William Muir - Dated 1896 by Smith, Elder & Co., (London)
- A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs, Volume II by Henry Brugsch-Bey - Dated 1879 by John Murray (London) - 1/2 leather with raised bands
- The History of Egypt by Samuel Sharpe - Dated 1859 by Edward Moxon & Co., (London) - 1/2 leather with raised bands
- The Strangling of Persia by W. Morgan Schuster - Dated 1912 by The Century Co. - Decorative gilt stamping
- Life in Abyssinia, Volumes I and II by Mansfield Parkyns - Dated 1854 by D. Appleton and Company - Volume I has 1/2 leather with raised bands; Volume II in green cloth with some cracking of spine cover
- History of Ghenghis Khan by Jacob Abbott - Dated 1860 by Harper & Brothers - With engravings

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. c Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 6084

$55
Title: Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute: An Account of Russia's Advance toward India, Based upon the Reports and Experiences of Russian, German, and British Officers and Travellers; with a Description of Afghanistan and of the Military Resources of the Powers Concerned
Author: Theo. F. Rodenbough
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Printing Year: 1885 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in half leather with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this military history by Theophilus Francis Rodenbough (November 5, 1838 – December 19, 1912). Rodenbough was an American military man, who as Union Army Officer during the American Civil War, received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the Gettysburg Campaign at the Battle of Trevilian Station.

The work contains full-page illustrations and charts. A large "Military Map of Afghanistan (1885)" on onion skin paper is in very good condition at rear of volume. All fold out maps in text (2) also present and intact. This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, with heavy chipping to spine and cracks along gutters. Antique library bookplate appears on front endpaper; due date slip and card pocket are attached to rear endpaper. Title page bears library stamp. Age-toned pages show no other library markings. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 139 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6085

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of First Edition signed titles:

- Robin Cousins by Martha Lowder Kimball - Dated 1998 by Gateway Press, Inc. (Baltimore) - Signed by author and subject
- Racing To Win by Joe Gibbs and Ken Abraham - Dated 2002 by Multnomah Publishers (Sisters, OR) - First Printing
- Lifetime Running Plan by Bill Rodgers with Scott Douglas - Dated 1996 by HarperCollins Publishers - First Printing
- Good Enough To Dream by Roger Kahn - Dated 1985 by Doubleday & Company, Inc. - Small tear at top of dust jacket spine

All the books in this lot are in excellent condition, and unless otherwise noted are in original intact dust jackets. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6086

$10
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science and Art
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: July through December 1856
Issue Number Range: Vol. VIII, No. XLIII through Vol. VIII, No. XLVIII

Notes:Putnam’s Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science and Art was a monthly periodical published by G. P. Putnam's Sons featuring American literature and articles on science, art, and politics. It had three incarnations. This run, from 1853 to 1857, was the first. It was edited by Charles Frederick Briggs. The magazine subsequently merged with Emerson's United States Magazine.

This volume is bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine. The work is illustrated with many engravings. This ex-library volume shows light external age/wear, with small tear under "Putnam's" on spine cover and tears at ends of spine. Front hinge is cracked. Lightly age-toned pages show occasional foxing. Antique library label is visible on spine. Antique library bookplates appear on endpapers. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" and contains 668 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 6087

$200
This lot features a pair of bound early magazine compilations which house issues from The Art Journal published by George Virtue (London). 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 two compilations featured in this lot include all the issues for the years 1851 and 1852 These books are large format with elaborate three-quarter leather bindings with gilt embossing, full gilt page edging, and raised bands. Each volume contains an index and is profusely illustrated with high quality engravings printed on heavy stock, single-sided along with an occasional color plate.

The Art Journal, published in London, was the most important Victorian journal on art. It was founded in 1839 by Hodgson & Graves, print publishers, 6 Pall Mall with the title the Art Union Monthly Journal, the first issue, 750 copies, appearing 15 February 1839.

Hodgson & Graves hired Samuel Carter Hall as editor, assisted by James Dafforne. Hall soon became principal proprietor, but, unable to turn a profit on his own, the London publisher George Virtue purchased into Hall's Art Union Monthly Journal in 1848, retaining Hall as editor. Virtue renamed the periodical The Art Journal in 1849.

As editor, Hall exposed the profits that custom-houses were earning by importing old masters, and showed how paintings are manufactured in England. Simultaneously, The Art Journal became notable for its honest portrayal of fine arts, but its opposition to fake and misattributed Old Masters, such as a Raphael or a Titian, affected the market in such works adversely.

The early issues of the Journal strongly supported the artists of The Clique and after 1850 it became associated with opposition to the emerging Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB), which Hall considered to be a reactionary movement. Its articles attacked the PRB and its supporter John Ruskin. The most notable essayists included: R. N. Wornum, Thomas Wright, F. W. Fairholt, Edward Lewes Cutts, and Llewellynn Jewitt.

After Hall's retirement in 1880, the journal changed its position, faced with strong competition from the Magazine of Art and the changing public taste influenced by Impressionism. However, it was unable to retain its position and ceased publication in 1912.

The publication has been referred to, at various times, as London Art Journal and Art-journal. (courtesy wikipedia)

Condition: These books are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Title page is detached, but present in 1852 volume. The pages are bright and free of marginalia, the plates show beautifully, there is some light scattered foxing. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 6088

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The History of Salisbury, New Hampshire from Date of Settlement to the Present Time by John J. Dearborn - Dated 1890 by William E. Moore - Hinges are cracked
- Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Concord, September 12, 1885 - Dated 1885 by Town of Concord - disbound, intact text block in original wrappers
- "Cadillac's Village," or "Detroit under Cadillac" with List of Property Owners and a History of the Settlement, 1701 - 1710 by C. M. Burton - Dated 1896 - original wrappers
- Prohibition: Its Economic and Industrial Aspects by Herman Feldman - Dated 1927 by D. Appleton and Company
- Selected Articles on Prohibition: Modification of the Law by Lamar T. Beman - Dated 1924 by H. W. Wilson Company - Title in "The Handbook Series"
- Prohibition or Control? Canada's Experience with the Liquor Problem, 1921 - 1927 by Reginald E. Hose - Dated 1928 by Longmans, Green and Co. - Stated First Edition

Unless otherwise noted, the ex-library books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and customary markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 6089

$35
This shelf lot includes the very large group of antique and vintage ex-library books on theology shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $58.50
Lot 6090

$35
Title: With the Victorious Bulgarians
Author: Lieutenant Hermenegild Wagner
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Printing Year: 1913 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in gray cloth with embossed black lettering, this antique volume is a scarce eyewitness account of the First Balkan War, which lasted from October 1912 to May 1913, and pitted the Balkan League (Serbia, Greece, and Bulgaria) against the Ottoman Empire. The author was war correspondent of the "Reichspost," a daily Viennese newspaper. This book contains an introduction by I. E. Gueshoff, Prime Minister of Bulgaria. The work is illustrated with many plates and the two initial fold-out maps (remaining four have been excised). This ex-library volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Customary library markings appear on endpapers, title page and final page of text. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9" and contains 273 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6091

$325
This lot features 6 bound early magazine compilations which house issues from The Magazine of Art published by Cassell & Company, Ltd. (London). 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 all the issues for the years 1891 through 1896. These books are large format with cloth bindings with gilt embossing, and marbled paper boards. Each volume contains an index and is profusely illustrated with high quality engravings printed on heavy stock, single-sided along with an occasional color plate.

The Magazine of Art, originally called Cassell's Magazine of Art,was a magazine of art criticism, history and trends, published in London, England

Condition: These books are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Volume 18, from 1895 exhibits evidence of moisture damage. The pages are bright and free of marginalia, the plates show beautifully, there is some light scattered foxing. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $27.50
Lot 6092

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles from the Columbia University Contributions to Education Teachers College Series:

- Moral Education among the North American Indians by Claude Andrew Nichols - Dated 1930 by Teachers College, Columbia University - 427
- The Construction of Junior Church School Curricula by Edna Lucile Acheson - Dated 1929 by Teachers College, Columbia University - No. 331
- An Analysis of the Downey Will-Temperament Tests by Richard Stephen Uhrbrock - Dated 1928 by Teachers College, Columbia University - No.296
- A Study of Introvert-Extravert Responses to Certain Test Situations by Raymond Alfred Schwegler - Dated 1929 by Teachers College, Columbia University - No. 361
- Individual Differences in Ability and Improvement and Their Correlations by J. Crosby Chapman - Dated 1914 by Teachers College, Columbia University - No. 63
- An Experimental Method for the Discovery and Development of Tests of Character by Theodore F. Lentz, Jr. - Dated 1925 by Teachers College, Columbia University - No. 180

Unless otherwise noted, the ex-library books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and customary markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 6093

$475
Title: The Portfolio, An Artistic Periodical
Editor: Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Publisher: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday (London)
Printing Year: 1878

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with gilt embossing, and gilt page edges. This folio volume was a beautifully produced survey of both classic and contemporary art of its day. The work is extensively illustrated with engravings, etchings, and lithographic reproductions on heavy, single-sided pages. Original works in this volume by Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Durer, Lorrain and many others. This ex-library volume exhibits a small stamp on the title page, but is free of marginalia. The pages are clean and bright with only light, scattered foxing. The book measures approximately 10" x 14" and contains 192 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6094

$40
Title: School Architecture: A General Treatise for the Use of Architects and Others
Author: Edmund March Wheelwright
Publisher: Rogers & Manson (Boston)
Printing Year: 1901

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce work on school architecture. The work is profusely illustrated with many photographs and plans. This book contains chapters on elementary schools of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and France; the Scandinavian countries; English elementary schools; elementary schools of the U.S.; comparison of features of elementary schools; secondary schools; teacher training schools; heating, ventilation, and sanitation; etc. This ex-library volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The customary library markings appear on spine, endpapers and title page. The book measures approximately 8" x 10 1/2" and contains 324 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6095

$200
Title: The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art
Publisher: The Studio Ltd.(London, Paris, New York)
Printing Year: 1907-1910, 1913
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set

Notes: Primarily bound in green cloth, this antique set is a survey of the best decorative art produced throughout the world in the early to mid-twentieth century. Architecture, pottery, weaving, silversmithing, and garden design are just a few of the categories covered. The work is illustrated with photography, paintings, engravings and architectural elevations. These ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear, and exhibit the typical library markings. They are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 8" x 11 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 6096

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

- Florida Old and New by Frederick W. Dau - Dated 1934 by G. P. Putnam's Sons
- On the Ohio by H. Bennett Abdy - Dated 1919 by Dodd, Mead and Company
- Pascua: A Yaqui Village in Arizona by Edward H. Spicer - Dated 1940 by University of Chicago Press
- Early History of Yellowstone National Park and Its Relation to National Park Policies by Louis C. Cramton - Dated 1932 by Government Printing Office (Washington, D.C.)
- Hudson's Dictionary of Minneapolis: A Guide and Handbook by Horace B. Hudson - Dated 1910 by Hudson Publishing Company - Linen-backed fold-out map at rear of volume
- Fossil Forests of the Yellowstone National Park by F. H. Knowlton - Dated 1914 by Department of Interior
- Origins of the Scenic Features of the Glacier National Park by Marius R. Campbell - Dated 1914 by Department of Interior

Unless otherwise noted, the ex-library books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and customary markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 6097

$175
This lot features a pair of bound early magazine compilations which house issues from The Art Journal published by George Virtue (London). 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 two compilations featured in this lot include all the issues for the years 1853 and 1854 These books are large format with elaborate three-quarter leather bindings with gilt embossing, full gilt page edging, and raised bands. Each volume contains an index and is profusely illustrated with high quality engravings printed on heavy stock, single-sided along with an occasional color plate.

The Art Journal, published in London, was the most important Victorian journal on art. It was founded in 1839 by Hodgson & Graves, print publishers, 6 Pall Mall with the title the Art Union Monthly Journal, the first issue, 750 copies, appearing 15 February 1839.

Hodgson & Graves hired Samuel Carter Hall as editor, assisted by James Dafforne. Hall soon became principal proprietor, but, unable to turn a profit on his own, the London publisher George Virtue purchased into Hall's Art Union Monthly Journal in 1848, retaining Hall as editor. Virtue renamed the periodical The Art Journal in 1849.

As editor, Hall exposed the profits that custom-houses were earning by importing old masters, and showed how paintings are manufactured in England. Simultaneously, The Art Journal became notable for its honest portrayal of fine arts, but its opposition to fake and misattributed Old Masters, such as a Raphael or a Titian, affected the market in such works adversely.

The early issues of the Journal strongly supported the artists of The Clique and after 1850 it became associated with opposition to the emerging Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB), which Hall considered to be a reactionary movement. Its articles attacked the PRB and its supporter John Ruskin. The most notable essayists included: R. N. Wornum, Thomas Wright, F. W. Fairholt, Edward Lewes Cutts, and Llewellynn Jewitt.

After Hall's retirement in 1880, the journal changed its position, faced with strong competition from the Magazine of Art and the changing public taste influenced by Impressionism. However, it was unable to retain its position and ceased publication in 1912.

The publication has been referred to, at various times, as London Art Journal and Art-journal. (courtesy wikipedia)

Condition: These books are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. The 1853 volume has a detached, but present, front board. The pages are bright and free of marginalia, the plates show beautifully, there is some light scattered foxing. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 6098

$110
Title: The Comedie Humaine
Author: H. de Balzac
Publisher: Gebbie Publishing Co., Ltd. (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1899
Number of Volumes: 31 volume set

Notes: Bound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering on black spine labels, this antique set is a scarce collection of the works of the French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac (May 20, 1799 – August 18, 1850). This set contains a broad selection from his magnum opus, a sequence of almost 100 novels and plays collectively entitled "La Comédie humaine," which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the fall of Napoléon Bonaparte in 1815.

Spine labels indicated this to be the "Library Edition." The work contains frontispiece illustrations and plates. These ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Antique library spine labels are clearly visible. Antique library bookplates appear on endpapers. Title pages are stamped. The books measure approximately 6 1/4" x 8 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $39.50
Lot 6099

$175
This shelf lot includes the very large group of antique and vintage ex-library books on World War II shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $50.50
Lot 6100

$70
Title: Independence Day
Author: Richard Ford
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Printing Year: 1995 Author-Signed Stated First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in light brown boards with blue cloth and gilt title lettering to spine, this volume is a scarce autographed original edition of this novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer Richard Ford (born February 16, 1944). It won the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 1996, the first novel ever to win both awards in a single year.
"Independence Day" follows Frank Bascombe, a New Jersey real estate agent, through the titular holiday weekend as he visits his ex-wife, his troubled son, his current lover, the renters of one of his properties, and some clients of his who have been having trouble finding the perfect house. Similar in theme to John Updike's Rabbit novels, Independence Day is a pastoral meditation on a man reaching middle age and assessing his place in life and the greater world.

The author's signature appears on the title page. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Intact pictorial dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 451 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6101

$70
This lot features a bound compilation of all the Harper's Weekly issues from the year 1886. Harper’s Weekly (A Journal of Civilization) was an American political magazine based in New York City. Published by Harper and Brothers from 1857 until 1916, it featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects, and humor. During its most influential period it was the forum of the political cartoonist Thomas Nast, and also featured the work of some of the era’s most important illustrators: Winslow Homer, Granville Perkins and Livingston Hopkins. The issues included in this lot are originals and feature the following important articles and illustrations:

Illustrations: Many fine, large-scale engravings are in evidence, including examples by Frederick Remington. The December 25, 1886 edition carries the last Christmas illustration that Nast completed for the magazine.
Article Content: Articles included these topics: the Mormons, New Year's at the White House, the heirs to the "great railroad fortunes," the Industrial South and many others.

Condition: This volume is bound in 1/2 leather binding; paper-covered boards show age/wear concentrated at the extremities. The spine cover and back board are detached, but present. Large fold-out illustration on page 513 shows folding damage. The text block binding is tight, the pages are clean and bright with light scattered foxing. The volume bears library indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling. This collection of issues is not collated, but appears complete. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $14.50
Lot 6102

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- An Apologetical Narration of the State and Government of the Kirk of Scotland since the Reformation / Certaine Records Touching the Estate of the Kirk in the Years M. DC. V. & M. DC. VI. by William Scot / John Forbes - Dated 1846 by Wodrow Society - disbound volume, lacks spine cover
- Dissertations on the Genuineness of Daniel and the Integrity of Zechariah / A Dissertation on the History and Prophecies of Balaam by E. W. Hengstenberg - Dated 1848 by T. & T. Clark (Edinburgh)
- A Logical Analysis of the Epistle of Paul to the Romans by Charles Ferme - Dated 1850 by Wodrow Society - volume is disbound and lacks spine cover
- Daniel, with Its Apocryphal Additions by Leicester Ambrose Sawyer - Dated 1864 by Walker, Wise and Company (Boston) - Lacks upper half of spine cover. Front hinge is cracked.
- Outlines of Prophetic Revelation by Rev. R. B. James - Dated 1852 by J. F. Trow
- Minutes of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States - Dated 1838 by Scatcherd & Adams
- The Pentateuch and Book of Joshua Critically Examined by Rev. John William Colenso - Dated 1863 by D. Appleton and Company

Unless otherwise noted, the ex-library books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 6103

$275
This lot features 5 bound early magazine compilations which house issues from The Magazine of Art published by Cassell & Company, Ltd. (London). 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 all the issues for the years 1896 through 1898,and 1902 through 1904. These books are large format in modern library bindings with gilt embossing. Each volume contains an index and is profusely illustrated with high quality engravings printed on heavy stock, single-sided along with an occasional color plate.

The Magazine of Art, originally called Cassell's Magazine of Art,was a magazine of art criticism, history and trends, published in London, England

Condition: These books are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. The pages are bright and free of marginalia, the plates show beautifully, there is some light scattered foxing. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $25.50
Lot 6104

$60
Title: Francis Parkman's Works (New Library Edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Printing Years: 1898 - 1901
Number of Volumes: Complete 12 volume set

Notes: Bound in olive green cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of the works of American historian Francis Parkman (September 16, 1823 – November 8, 1893). The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits, plates and maps. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. Previous owner's name is signed on preliminary pages of a few volumes. Withdrawal stamp in small type appears on blank page at rear of volumes. No other library markings are present. The books measure approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 6105

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of First Edition signed titles:

- A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker - Dated 1985 by Delacorte Press - First Printing, small tear at top of dust jacket spine
- Ceremony by Robert B. Parker - Dated 1982 by Delacorte Press - First Printing
- Early Autumn by Robert B. Parker - Dated 1981 by Delacorte Press - First Printing

All the books in this lot are in excellent condition, and unless otherwise noted are in original intact dust jackets. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6106

$40
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science and Art
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: January through June, 1856
Issue Number Range: Vol. VII, No. XXXVII through Vol. VII, No. XLII

Notes:Putnam’s Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science and Art was a monthly periodical published by G. P. Putnam's Sons featuring American literature and articles on science, art, and politics. It had three incarnations. This run, from 1853 to 1857, was the first. It was edited by Charles Frederick Briggs. The magazine subsequently merged with Emerson's United States Magazine.

This volume is bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine. The work is illustrated with many engravings. This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, with detached front cover and spine cover. Lightly age-toned pages show occasional foxing. Antique library label is visible on spine. Antique library bookplates appear on endpapers. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" and contains 668 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 6107

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of Camden Society titles:

- Cronica Maiorum Et Vicecomitum Londonarium by Thoma Stapleton - Dated 1846 - Chipping at top of spine cover
- Three Books of Polydore Vergil's English History by Sir Henry Ellis - Dated 1844 - Chipping at extremities of spine cover
- Polydore Vergil's English History Vol. I by Sir Henry Ellis - Dated 1846 - Chipping at extremities of spine cover
- A Chronicle of the First Thirteen Years of the Reign of King Edward the Fourth by James Orchard Halliwell - Dated 1839 - Chipping at extremities of spine cover; front board is detaching
- Diary of John Rous by Mary Anne Everett Green - Dated 1856 - Title page detached, but present
- Notes of the Debates in the House of Lords by Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Dated 1870


Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 6108

$150
Title: Dr. A. Petermanns Mitteilungen aus Justus Perthes' geographischer Anstalt
Editor: Prof. Dr. A. Supan
Publisher: Justus Perthes (Gotha)
Printing Year: 1897 - 1898, 1900 - 1901
Number of Volumes: 4 volume set

Notes: Rebound in black cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of the oldest German-language scholarly journal dedicated to geography and cartography. All of the most important geographic discoveries of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as scientific developments and theories, such as Alfred Wegener's 1912 hypothesis that continents "drift," were presented on its pages. The journal developed into an important publication, setting the standard in the history of the great expeditions and discoveries, and European colonial matters. The work is lavishly illustrated with a variety of well-preserved maps, a number of which are large fold-out maps in color. These ex-library volumes are in excellent condition, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Catalogue numbers in gilt appear at foot of spine. Antique library bookplates can be seen on front endpapers. Stamps are visible on rear flyleaves. Library stamps also appear on verso of maps (occasionally also on margins), title pages and at top margins of text. The books measure approximately 9 1/4" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 6109

$45
This shelf lot includes the very large group of antique and vintage ex-library books on psychology shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $50.50
Lot 6110

$20
Title: A Sketch of the History of France, from the Suspension of the Monarchy in 1792, to Its Re-establishment in 1815. With Illustrative Papers
Author: unknown
Publisher: W. Simpkin and H. Marshall (London)
Printing Year: 1817

Condition/Details: Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce early history of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era. This ex-library volume lacks spine cover and has detached boards. Text block is intact with mildly age-toned pages. Customary library markings appear on endpapers and title page. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 451 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6111

$175
This lot features a pair of bound early magazine compilations which house issues from The Art Journal published by George Virtue (London). 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 two compilations featured in this lot include all the issues for the years 1855 and 1856. These books are large format with elaborate three-quarter leather bindings with gilt embossing, full gilt page edging, and raised bands. Each volume contains an index and is profusely illustrated with high quality engravings printed on heavy stock, single-sided along with an occasional color plate.

The Art Journal, published in London, was the most important Victorian journal on art. It was founded in 1839 by Hodgson & Graves, print publishers, 6 Pall Mall with the title the Art Union Monthly Journal, the first issue, 750 copies, appearing 15 February 1839.

Hodgson & Graves hired Samuel Carter Hall as editor, assisted by James Dafforne. Hall soon became principal proprietor, but, unable to turn a profit on his own, the London publisher George Virtue purchased into Hall's Art Union Monthly Journal in 1848, retaining Hall as editor. Virtue renamed the periodical The Art Journal in 1849.

As editor, Hall exposed the profits that custom-houses were earning by importing old masters, and showed how paintings are manufactured in England. Simultaneously, The Art Journal became notable for its honest portrayal of fine arts, but its opposition to fake and misattributed Old Masters, such as a Raphael or a Titian, affected the market in such works adversely.

The early issues of the Journal strongly supported the artists of The Clique and after 1850 it became associated with opposition to the emerging Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB), which Hall considered to be a reactionary movement. Its articles attacked the PRB and its supporter John Ruskin. The most notable essayists included: R. N. Wornum, Thomas Wright, F. W. Fairholt, Edward Lewes Cutts, and Llewellynn Jewitt.

After Hall's retirement in 1880, the journal changed its position, faced with strong competition from the Magazine of Art and the changing public taste influenced by Impressionism. However, it was unable to retain its position and ceased publication in 1912.

The publication has been referred to, at various times, as London Art Journal and Art-journal. (courtesy wikipedia)

Condition: These books are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. The title page is detached, but present in the 1856 volume. The pages are bright and free of marginalia, the plates show beautifully, there is some light scattered foxing. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 6112

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Origin and Composition of the Hexateuch by A. Kuenen - Dated 1886 by Macmillan and Co. (London) - Gilt stamping; spine cover has lost matter
- Lectures on Systematic Theology by Rev. Charles G. Finney - Dated 1851 by William Tegg and Co. (London) - Illustrated frontispiece
- Glad Tidings by D.L. Moody - Dated 1876 by E.B. Treat - Decorative binding with gilt stamping
- History of the Shaftsbury Baptist Association by Stephen Wright - Dated 1853 by A.G. Johnson (Troy, NY) - Decorative binding with gilt stamping
- The Making of the English New Testament by Edgar J. Goodspeed - Dated 1925 by The University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL)
- Heaven: Where It Is, Its Inhabitants and How to Get There by D.L. Moody - Dated 1880 by F.H. Revell (Chicago, IL) - Decorative gilt stamping
- Studies of Familiar Hymns by Louis F. Benson, D.D. - Dated 1903 by The Westminster Press (Philadelphia)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 6113

$120
Title: The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art
Publisher: The Studio Ltd.(London, Paris, New York)
Printing Year: 19011-1915
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set

Notes: Primarily bound in green cloth, this antique set is a survey of the best decorative art produced throughout the world in the early to mid-twentieth century. Architecture, pottery, weaving, silversmithing, and garden design are just a few of the categories covered. The work is illustrated with photography, paintings, engravings and architectural elevations. These ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear, and exhibit the typical library markings. They are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 8" x 11 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
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