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Lot 6151

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

- Romanism As It Is: An Exposition of the Roman Catholic System by Rev. Samuel Barnum - Dated 1871 by Connecticut Publishing (Hartford) - Illustrated frontispiece
- The Poets of the Church by Edwin F. Hatfield - Dated 1884 by Anson D.F. Randolph & Company
- The Holy See and the Wandering of the Nations by Thomas W. Allies - Dated 1888 by Burns & Oates, Ltd. (London)
- The Last Abbot of Glastonbury by Francis Aidan Gasquet - Dated 1893 by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd. (London)
- The Temporal Mission of The Holy Ghost by Henry Edward - Dated 1866 by D. Appleton and Company
- Essay on the Union of Church and State by Baptist Wriothesley Noel - Dated 1849 by Harper& Brothers


Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These ex-library volumes exhibit the typical markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 6152

$20
Title: Repertoire bibliographique des principales revues francaises pour l'annee 1897
Editor: D. Jordell
Publisher: Lamm, Librarie-Commissionnaire
Printing Year: 1898

Condition/Details: Bound in gray cloth with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce French-language index of French periodicals for the year 1897. Text appears in double columns. This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Antique spine label is visible. Antique library bookplate can be seen on front endpaper; withdrawal stamp in small type appears on rear endpaper. The book measures approximately 7" x 10 1/2" and contains 209 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6153

$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 1862 and 1863. 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 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 6154

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

- The Second Church in Boston, 1649 - 1899 - Dated 1900 by "the Society"
- Ravalette: The Rosicrucian's Story by Paschal Beverly Randolph - Dated 1939 by Philosophical Publishing Company (Beverly Hall, Quakertown, Pennsylvania) - volume is in library binding
- With Christ at Sea: A Personal Record of Religious Experiences on Board Ship for Fifteen Years by Frank T. Bullen - Dated 1900 by Frederick A. Stokes
- An Anglo-Saxon Passion of St. George: From a Ms. in the Cambridge University Library by Rev. C. Hardwick - Dated 1850 by Percy Society - volume lacks spine cover, boards are detached
- Pentecost Day by Day by Bruce S. Wright - Dated 1930 by Abingdon Press - Author-Signed

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: $8.50
Lot 6155

$35
Title: American Art Annual
Publisher: American Art Annual, Inc.,/American Federation of the Arts
Printing Year: 1914-1918
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a treasure trove of information about the art scene in America in the early twentieth century. The books contain listings of American museums, art societies, schools, dealers, galleries and painters. Most volumes contain period advertising. The work is illustrated with photography. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 6156

$12
Title: Plebiscites since the World War: With a Collection of Official Documents
Author: Sarah Wambaugh
Publisher: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Printing Year: 1933
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in blindstamped maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce study of plebiscites by American political scientist Sarah Wambaugh (March 6, 1882 – November 12, 1955). She earned an A.B. in 1902 and an A.M. in 1917 from Radcliffe College, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she also later taught. She also carried out studies in England; in London and Oxford. Wambaugh eventually became recognized as the world's leading authority on plebiscites. She was an advisor to the Peruvian government for the Tacna-Arica Plebiscite (1925–26), to the Saar Plebiscite Commission (1934–35), to the American observers of the Greek national elections (1945–46) and to the U.N. Plebiscite Commission to Jammu and Kashmir (1949). During World War II she was a consultant to the director of the enemy branch of the Foreign Economic Administration.

The work is illustrated with a fold-out map and table. These ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Antique library spine labels are visible. Antique bookplates appear on front endpapers; withdrawal stamps in small type can be seen on rear endpapers. The books measure approximately 7 3/4" x 10 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6157

$120
Title: The Studio Year Book of Decorative Art
Publisher: The Studio Ltd.(London, New York)
Printing Year: 1920, 1931, 1933-1936
Number of Volumes: 6 volume set

Notes: 5 volumes are bound in blue cloth with gilt stamping, one in red cloth with patterned paper boards, 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 6158

$40
Title: The Last Days of Napoleon: Memoirs of the Last Two Years of Napoleon's Exile
Author: F. Antommarchi
Publisher: Henry Colburn (London)
Printing Year: 1826

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce two-volume biography of Napoleon Bonaparte by Dr. François Carlo Antommarchi (1780– 1838). The two volumes are bound as one.

Antommarchi left Florence for Saint Helena to become Napoleon Bonaparte I's physician until his death at the behest of Napoleon's mother Maria Letizia Ramolino and his uncle Cardinal Joseph Fesch. Antommarchi received a letter of employment on December 19, 1818. He was part of a team of physicians which included Dr. Barry Edward O'Meara, Dr. Alexander Baxter, and Dr. Francis Burton. However, Antommarchi was trusted by Napoleon who though of Antommarchi's British counterparts as spies. After Napoleon's death, Antommarchi wrote "The Last Moments of Napoleon" where he concluded that Napoleon died of stomach cancer. (background information courtesy of Wikipedia)

This ex-library volume lacks spine cover and boards show external age/wear. Text block is intact with lightly age-toned pages that show occasional foxing. Antique library bookplate appears on front endpaper; card pocket is attached to rear endpaper. Initial title page has pencil markings and the word "reserved" stamped in small type. No other library markings appear to exist. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" and contains 286 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6159

$40
This shelf lot includes the very large group of antique and vintage books on world history 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 6160

$150
Title: Age of Iron
Author: J. M. Coetzee
Publisher: Random House
Printing Year: 1990 Author-Signed First American Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed spine with bright silver lettering, this volume is a scarce autographed first American edition of a novel by John Maxwell Coetzee (born February 9, 1940), an author and academic from South Africa. He is now an Australian citizen and lives in South Australia. A novelist and literary critic as well as a translator, Coetzee has won the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. "Age of Iron" is among his most popular works and was the 1990 Sunday Express Book of the Year. In it, he paints a picture of social and political tragedy unfolding in a country ravaged by racism and violence.

The author's signature appears on title page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Original intact dustjacket is well preserved and in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 1/2" and contains 198 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6161

$50
Title: Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society
Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society
Printing Year: 1871-1878
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set, Volume I - Volume V - Fifth Series

Notes: Bound in black cloth, this antique set is a gold mine of historical data from the earliest days of the republic. These ex-library volumes show varying degrees of external age/wear, concentrated at the extremities. The books exhibit the usual library markings and have antique library labels on the spine covers. Some volumes have chipping/missing matter from the spine cover. They are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 10". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 6162

$110
Title: Thomas' Buffalo City Directory for 1866, To Which Is Prefixed "Buffalo: Its Manufacturing, Commercial and Business Position" / To Which Is Added a Business Directory of Buffalo
Author: Guy H. Salisbury
Publisher: C. F. S. Thomas (Buffalo)
Printing Year: 1866

Condition/Details: Bound in paper covered boards, this antique volume is a scarce city directory for the city of Buffalo, New York. The work contains illustrated advertisements. The binding of this volume is split. The volume lacks spine cover. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 398 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6163

$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 1864 and 1865. 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 1865 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 6164

$22
Title: History of the People of the Netherlands
Author: Petrus Johannes Blok
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's
Printing Year: 1898 - 1912
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce history of Holland. The work is illustrated with fold-out maps. These ex-library volumes show external age/wear, with rear board of second volume detached. Fifth volume shows repair along gutters. Lightly age-toned pages show no marginalia. Customary library markings appear on these volumes. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 6165

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of First Edition signed titles:

- Time To Be In Earnest A Fragment of Autobiography by P.D. James - Dated 2000 by Alfred A. Knopf
- Devices And Desires by P.D. James - Dated 1990 by Alfred A. Knopf
- In Murderous Company by P.D. James - Dated 1988 by Avenel Books - First Printing
- The Children of Men by P.D. James - Dated 1993 by Alfred A. Knopf

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: $9.50
Lot 6166

$45
This lot features a group of bound early magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800s 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 Travel publication:

- edited by NA - Dated from November 1923 to October 1924 - Jerusalem, Havana, Freiburg gargoyles, Soviet Russia, Motoring across Gobi Desert, Finland, English Cathedrals, Gypsies, Native Americans, etc.
- edited by NA - Dated from November 1924 to October 1925 - El Salvador, Marseille, Moscow, Tucson, Bullfighting, Vesuvius, etc.
- edited by NA - Dated from November 1925 to October 1926 - Map Hunting, Lisbon, Glacier Park, Black Magic in Papua, D. H. Lawrence's story "The Gentle Art of Marketing in Mexico," etc.

Unless otherwise noted, these ex-library books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and library markings on endpapers. Front covers have discreet library stamp in small type. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 6167

$45
Title: American Art Annual
Publisher: American Federation of the Arts
Printing Year: 1919-1924
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a treasure trove of information about the art scene in America in the early twentieth century. The books contain listings of American museums, art societies, schools, dealers, galleries and painters. Most volumes contain period advertising. The work is illustrated with photography. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 6168

$130
Title: Dr. A. Petermanns Mitteilungen aus Justus Perthes' geographischer Anstalt
Editor: Prof. Dr. A. Supan
Publisher: Justus Perthes (Gotha)
Printing Year: 1906 - 1909
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 6169

$130
This shelf lot includes the very large group of antique and vintage ex-library books on European history 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 6170

$30
Title: The Dover Patrol, 1915 - 1917
Author: Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon
Publisher: George H. Doran Company
Printing Year: 1919
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth, this antique set is a scarce World War I naval history. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits, photographic plates, fold-out charts, plans and diagrams. These ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear. and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The customary library markings are present. The books measure approximately 6" x 8 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6171

$50
Title: Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society
Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society
Printing Year: 1879-1888
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set, Volume VI - Volume X - Fifth Series

Notes: Bound in black cloth, this antique set is a gold mine of historical data from the earliest days of the republic. These ex-library volumes show varying degrees of external age/wear, concentrated at the extremities. The books exhibit the usual library markings and have antique library labels on the spine covers. Some volumes have chipping/missing matter from the spine cover. They are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 10". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 6172

$28
This shelf lot includes the group of books 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: $41.50
Lot 6173

$150
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 1866 and 1867. 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 back board is detached, but present on the 1866 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 6174

$26
Title: Memoirs of Scipio de Ricci, Late Bishop of Pistoia and Prato, Reformer of Catholicism in Tuscany under the Reign of Leopold. Compiled from the Autograph Mss. of That Prelate, and the Letters of Other Distinguished Persons of His Times
Editor: Thomas Roscoe
Publisher: Henry Colburn (London)
Printing Year: 1829

Condition/Details: Bound in half leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce autobiographical work in two volumes bound as one. Scipione de' Ricci (1741–1810) was an Italian Catholic bishop of Pistoia, from 1780 to 1791, sympathetic to Jansenist ideas in theology. With the support of Leopold I, Grand Duke of Tuscany, he attempted religious reforms, backed by the 1786 Synod of Pistoia. There were models in Austrian Febronianism, and French Gallicanism. These moves however foundered, faced with eventual opposition from Pope Pius VI. Ricci had to leave Tuscany in 1790, as opposition grew. In 1805 he submitted to Pope Pius VII. (biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Ricci. This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, with detached front board and spine cover detached from front gutter. Antique library spine label is visible. Antique library bookplate appears on front endpaper; card pocket is attached to rear endpaper. Lightly age-toned pages show occasional foxing. Title page shows library stamp and pencil markings. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 347 / 302 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6175

$140
Title: The Portfolio, An Artistic Periodical
Editor: Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Publisher: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday (London)
Printing Year: 1879

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 Rembrandt, Durer, Leighton 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 binding is detaching at page 40. 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 6176

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of titles published by the Camden Society of London:

- Charles I. in 1646: Letters of Charles the First to Queen Henrietta Maria by John Bruce - Dated 1856 - lacks upper half of spine cover
- Journal of the Very Rev. Rowland Davies by Richard Caulfield - Dated 1858 - lacks upper tip of spine cover, rear hinge is cracked
- Notes of Proceedings of the Long Parliament, Temp. Charles I by Sir Ralph Verney, Knight - Dated 1845 - lacks spine cover, boards are detached
- El hecho de los tratados del matrimonio pretendido por el Principe de Gales con la serenissima Infante de Espana Maria, ... : Narrative of the Spanish Marriage Treaty, ... by Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Dated 1869
- Diary of the Marches of the Royal Army during the Great Civil War; Kept by Richard Symonds by Charles Edward Long - Dated 1859 - tearing along gutters, front hinge is cracked

Unless otherwise noted, the 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 6177

$30
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 Theater Arts Monthly publication:

- edited by Edith J.R. Isaacs - Dated January to December 1925, including issues of Volume IX
- edited by Edith J.R. Isaacs - Dated January to December 1926, including issues of Volume X
- edited by Edith J.R. Isaacs - Dated January to December 1927, including issues of Volume XI

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: $18.50
Lot 6178

$20
This shelf lot includes the group of fishing books shown in the corresponding image. Present in this group are Turing's "Trout Fishing" (1961), Bergman's "Trout" (1964), "Hardy's Book of Fishing" (1971), Joseph K. Brooks's "A World of Fishing" (1st edition, 1964), 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: $10.50
Lot 6179

$30
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique and vintage books on World War I 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: $39.50
Lot 6180

$140
Title: Rabbit Is Rich
Author: John Updike
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Printing Year: 1981 Author-Signed Stated First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in yellow cloth with silver lettering to spine and front cover, this volume is a scarce autographed original edition of this work by John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009), an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic. "Rabbit Is Rich" is the third novel of the four-part series which begins with "Rabbit, Run" and "Rabbit Redux," and concludes with "Rabbit At Rest." There is also a related 2001 novella, "Rabbit Remembered." "Rabbit Is Rich" was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1982. The author's signature appears twice: Once of front flyleaf, and again on title page under an inscription that reads "for Larry / Cheers, / John Updike / 4 / 20 / 99." The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Mylar-covered dustjacket shows tears to edges and creasing to flaps. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 1/4" and contains 467 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6181

$45
Title: Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society
Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society
Printing Year: 1886-1892
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set, Volume I - Volume V - Sixth Series

Notes: Bound in black cloth, this antique set is a gold mine of historical data from the earliest days of the republic. These ex-library volumes show varying degrees of external age/wear, concentrated at the extremities. The books exhibit the usual library markings and have antique library labels on the spine covers. Some volumes have chipping/missing matter from the spine cover. They are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 10". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 6182

$20
Title: The Work of The Hague: The International Union of The Hague Conferences / The Problem of an International Court of Justice
Authors: Walther Schucking / Hans Wehberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Printing Year: 1918
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is an original edition of works on the First, Second and Third Hague Conferences. The first work, originally published as "Der Staatenverband der Haager Konferenzen," by Dr. Walther Schucking, professor at the University of Marburg, intends to make known the results of the conferences; the second, entitled "Das Problem eines internationalen Staatengerichtshofes," discusses the various problems connected with an international court. "Dr. Wehberg believes that international law must be developed in order more adequately to meet the world's needs; that the conflicts inevitably arising between nations, in so far as they of a legal character, can best be decided by a court of justices composed of permanent and professional judges whose duty it will be both to find and to apply the principle of justice decisive of the conflicts submitted to the court; and that such a tribunal can safely be entrusted to develop the system of law, as is the wont of courts, which it applies to the decision of concrete cases." (introductory note by James Brown Scott, Director of Division of International Law). This book is a publication of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of International Law. These ex-library volumes show light external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean pages. Antique spine labels are visible. Customary library markings appear on endpapers and title pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 10" and contains 341 / 251 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6183

$120
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 1868 and 1869. 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 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 6184

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Holder Tower and the New Dining-Halls of Princeton University - Dated 1918 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Illustrated with photography and plan drawings
- Small Houses of the Late Georgian Period 1750-1820 by Stanley C. Ramsey - Dated 1919 by William Helburn, Inc. - Illustrated with large-scale photography; green cloth with gilt stamping; small splitting at extremities of spine cover
- The Architectural Forum, June 1932 - Dated 1932 by Rogers and Manson Corporation (Concord, NH) - Bound issue illustrated with photographs and plan drawings
- Mural Painters in America, Part I by Esther Ailleen Park - Dated 1949 by Kansas State Teachers College (Pittsburg, KS)
- The Technic of Mechanical Drafting by Charles W. Reinhardt - Dated 1909 by The Engineering News Publishing Company - Illustrated
- Lettering for Draftsmen, Engineers and Students by Charles W. Reinhardt - Dated 1909 by D. Van Nostrand Company - Illustrated
- The Schoolhouse by Edward C. Earl - Dated 1919 No publisher listed - Illustrated with plans and drawings
- Design and the Decoration of Porcelain by Henrietta Barclay Paist - Dated 1916 by Keramic Studio Publishing Company (Syracuse, NY) - Illustrated

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: $13.50
Lot 6185

$100
This auction lot includes a group of First Edition signed pop-up titles, and a fourth volume that is a later edition of a non-pop-up classic (unsigned):

- Beetles Young Naturalist's Pop-Up Handbook by Robert Sabuda - Dated 2001 by Hyperion Books - no dust jacket
- Cookie Count A Tasty Pop-Up by Robert Sabuda - Dated 1997 by Simon & Schuster - First Printing - no dust jacket
- The Movable Mother Goose by Robert Sabuda - Dated 1999 by Simon & Schuster - First Printing - no dust jacket
- Eloise In Moscow by Kay Thompson - Dated 1987 by Simon & Schuster

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: $6.50
Lot 6186

$45
Title: Memoires se rapportant a son service militaire au 6eme regiment de chasseurs a cheval francais de fevrier 1803 a aout 1816
Author: Lieutenant Henckens
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff (The Hague)
Printing Year: 1910

Condition/Details: Bound in quarter leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce autobiography by a cavalry officer serving in Napoleon's army. Included in these memoirs are accounts of the Russian campaign, the Hundred Days, as well as of the Battle of Waterloo and its aftermath. These memoirs were published by his son Edouard Henckens. It contains a preface by Frederic Masson of the French Academy.

This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Antique library spine label is visible. Customary stamps and markings appear on endpapers and title page. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 250 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6187

$16
Title: American Art Annual
Publisher: American Federation of the Arts
Printing Year: 1924-1930
Number of Volumes: 7 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a treasure trove of information about the art scene in America in the early twentieth century. The books contain listings of American museums, art societies, schools, dealers, galleries and painters. Most volumes contain period advertising. The work is illustrated with photography. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 6188

$120
Title: Congressional Globe
Editor: John C. Rives
Publisher: Office of John C. Rives (Washington, D.C.)
Printing Year: 1855, 1859-1863
Number of Volumes: 15 volume set

Notes: Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress from the years preceding and the first years of the Civil War. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages with occasional foxing. Withdrawal stamp in small type appears on rear flyleaves. No other library markings appear on bindings or internally. The books measure approximately 9" x 11 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $48.50
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