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Lot 3160

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- A Tree of Night and Other Stories by Truman Capote - Dated 1949 by Random House - First Printing - Book shows light soiling to covers. Volume is in dust have that shows heavy wear with loss, concentrated at extremities, Jacket flaps are detached and laid in.
- Worlds of Wonder: Three Tales of Fantasy by Olaf Stapledon - Dated 1949 by Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc. - First US EditionIn intact, shelfworn dust jacket.
- Consider the Lilies by uncredited author - Dated c. 1928 by W. E. Marshall & Co., Inc.Pencil markings to endpapers.
 
Lot 3161

$15

Details: This lot includes the group of antique international ephemera and postage cancels shown in the corresponding image. This material contains a letter addressed to Winston Churchill, among several other rare items. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3162

$10

Details: This lot includes the large collection of international stamps shown in the corresponding image(s). These stamps are from Portugal, Reunion and Romania. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: Stamps are preserved in a ring-bound folder.
 
Lot 3163

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique miniature theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "New Union Hymns" published by American Sunday-School Union, "The Little Key of Heaven" published by Catholic Publications Press, and "Gift of Piety; or, Divine Breathings in One Hundred Meditations" published by G. W. Cottrell. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with 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 3164

$35

Details: This lot includes the antique souvenir portfolio with views of the Chicago World's Fair of 1892. This portfolio contains 60 different photos offering images of buildings, grounds and attractions of the international exhibition. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

Condition / Notes: Well-preserved photos on stock paper appear in cloth-bound chemise with boards and cloth spine and flaps. Chemise is intact and, with exception of small tears along front edge of spine, shows only light shelfwear.
 
Lot 3165

$110

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). The postcards in this lot portray disasters, including a number showing the effects of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906. Also present are cards with images of transportation, such as a floating hospital, steamships, warships, trains, and jets. Other cards convey greetings. This group of postcards includes some which are chromolithographs or real photographs, as well as other handsome design elements. There are approximately 160 postcards included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These postcards are generally in good condition with light age/wear. The postcards are carefully stored in individual plastic sleeves.
 
Lot 3166

$175

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes children's books such as "The Little Prince" and several Golden Books, posters, which includes a Madrid bullfighting poster from 1979, and some which depict Smokey the Bear, as well as postcards, antique seed packets, and a variety of other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3167

$45

Details: This lot includes the large group of antique U.S. revenue stamps shown in the corresponding image(s). These are preserved in the plastic pockets of detached album sheets. A number of stamps make reference to wines, playing cards and to stock transfer. Also included are several stamped checks bearing the name of Newman & Murphy of New Orleans from 1865. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: This material is generally in good condition with some minor age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3168

$45

Title: View of the Stairs at York Buildings, London, with the Water Works, and a Distant Prospect of Westminster Bridge
Artist: Isaac Taylor
Medium: Engraving
Features: Framed
Width: 10.75" Height: 7.25"
Art Details:
Condition / Notes: Original hand-colored engraving is matted and mounted in archival frame.
 
Lot 3169

$15

Details: This shelf lot includes the collection of stamps from Asia and Africa shown in the corresponding image(s). These stamps appear to date from the twentieth century, and include stamps Ethiopia, Persia, Syria, Korea and Japan. There are also stamps from Haiti in this album. 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.

Condition / Notes: Stamps are preserved in a "collector's stock book" which shows significant external wear.
 
Lot 3170

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of technical books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a hand book for engineers, architects and builders published by the Lackawanna Steel Company (1915, lacking spine cover) and an 1881 "Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by W. Hamilton Gibson. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with 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 3171

$90

Title: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes of the Civil War: The Most Important Events of the Conflict between the States Graphically Pictured. Stirring Battle Scenes and Grand Naval Engagements. Drawn by Special Artists on the Spot, Portraits of the Principal Participants, Military and Civil: Famous Forts; Pathetic Episodes, Etc. Etc. The Whole Forming an Authentic Pictorial History of the War, by Such Well-Known Artists as Becker, Crane, Beard, Schell, Lumley, Forbes, Wevill, Davis, Simons, Osborn, Wilcox, Weaver, Bosse, Newton, Rawson, Russell, Sartorious, Chamberlain and Others. A Concise History of the Civil War, Being Official Data Secured from the War Records
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Louis Shepheard Moat
Publisher: Mrs. Frank Leslie, Publisher
City: New York
Year: 1896
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 544 pages
Width: 12.75" Height: 17.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped dark brown cloth with stamped lettering to spine and front cover. Books shows external wear concentrated at extremities. Binding is shaken and beginning to separate at several points. A small number of pages are loose, showing small tears and chipping to edges. Pages are otherwise clean and unmarked, profusely illustrated with with impressively detailed full-page plates.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.
 
Lot 3172

$35

Details: This lot includes the group of miscellaneous catalogued and uncatalogued collectible postage and postal history shown in the corresponding image. This material contains stamps and cancels from all over the world. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3173

$30

Details: This lot includes the group of New York State political campaign ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the items in this collection are numerous buttons, bumper stickers, matchbooks, etc. bearing the names and/or likeness of such national figures as Nelson Rockefeller, Mario Cuomo, Daniel P. Moynihan, Ed Koch, as well as a great number of state and local representatives. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3174

$20

Title: The Secret of Power
Author: Robert Collier - Robert Collier was an American author of self help, and New Thought metaphysical books in the 20th century. He was involved in writing, editing, and research for most of his life. His book, The Secret of the Ages, sold over 300,000 copies during his life. Collier wrote about the practical psychology of abundance, desire, faith, visualization, confident action, and becoming your best.

Robert Collier Publications, Inc., still exists through the efforts of his widow and now his children and grandchildren and now even his great grandchildren. Collier's Books have recently been brought back to prominence from being referenced in the popular metaphysical movie The Secret. In the book "The Secret" Rhonda Byrne writes: The glimpse came in a hundred-year-old book, given to me by my daughter Hayley." Moreover, Robert Collier's books have been popular with self help and New thought.

Publisher: The Book of Gold
City: New York
Year: circa 1945
Binding Style: Spiral Binding
Pagination: 96 pages
Width: 7.5" Height: 10.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Dark green wrappers showing edgewear are detached, with extensive taping to rear cover. Text block is intact. Text shows markings in pen and yellow marker highlighting. Occasional spotting to lower margin of pages.
 
Lot 3175

$60

Details: This lot includes the group of ephemera relating to the New York World's Fair of 1939-1940 shown in the corresponding image. Among the title present in this collection are souvenir books dedicated to Switzerland, Romania, Lithuania, Ireland, Long Island, as well as booklets on health, gardens, "the World of Tomorrow." Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3176

$55

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). The postcards in this lot convey New Year's greetings, some of which portray clocks, children, floral arrangements. This group of postcards includes some which are chromolithographs, as well as other handsome design elements. There are approximately 130 postcards included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These postcards are generally in good condition with light age/wear. The postcards are carefully stored in individual plastic sleeves.
 
Lot 3177

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Norwood; or, Village Life in New England by Henry Ward Beecher - Dated 1868 by Charles Scribner & Company- Inez: A Tale of the Alamo by uncredited author - Dated 1855 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers - Boards show water damage, staining throughout text block.
- Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas; or, the Marvelous and Exciting Adventures of Pierre Aronnax, Conseil, His Servant, and Ned Land, a Canadian Harpooner by Jules Verne - Dated Unknown by The F. M. Lupton Publishing Company
- The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter - Dated Unknown by Thomas Y. Crowell Company
- Ways and Means by Margaret Vandegrift - Dated 1886 by Porter & Coates
 
Lot 3178

$10

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the large group of first edition modern literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Many of these volumes include a dust jacket. 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.
Condition / Notes: These volumes are generally in excellent condition, with only light shelf wear. Many of these volumes include a dust jacket.
 
Lot 3179

$15

Details: This shelf lot includes the envelope with the green stamp marked "3 Kreuzer" and bearing a profile shown in the corresponding image(s). Annotation in pencil on reverse side reads "(Original) / (illegible OS 16,500) / This is a reprint (word underlined) w/o WNIK (?) / Minimum OS 150-" To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Well-preserved envelope shows tape residue at mid-section of top edge.
 
Lot 3180

$40

Details: This lot includes the group of antique postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). The postcards in this lot convey birthday greetings, some of which contain portraits of prominent writers such as Dickens, Holmes, Longfellow, Bryant, Lowell, etc., while others offer colorful floral arrangements. This group of postcards includes some which are chromolithographs, as well as other handsome design elements. There are approximately 140 postcards included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These postcards are generally in good condition with light age/wear. The postcards are carefully stored in individual plastic sleeves.
 
Lot 3181

$90

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). The postcards in this lot portray a variety of themes such as Christmas, the New Year, Easter, and travel destinations such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, the Big Sur, and Utah. This group of postcards includes some which are chromolithographs or real photographs, as well as other handsome design elements. There are approximately 200 postcards included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3182

$35

Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique sheet music shown in the corresponding image(s). This group contains covers and music pertaining to the following theme(s): World War, military, soldiers. There are approximately 60 individual music pieces in this lot, many of which have beautiful color front covers. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - please review our entire catalog to see other similar lots.

Condition / Notes: The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 3183

$55

Details: This lot includes the group of rare JFK assassination reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Judith Vary Baker's two-volume set "Lee Harvey Oswald: The True Story of the Accused Assassin of President John F. Kennedy by His Lover." and the four volumes of "Indices of the Assassination of America." To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: Books are in excellent condition.
 
Lot 3184

$40

Details: This lot includes the group of advertising ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of almanacs, a booklet on how to make crepe paper costumes, a furrier's catalog, pocketbooks, brochures, etc. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3185

$70

Details: This lot includes the group of original antique correspondence shown in the corresponding image. This material contains private as well as commercial letters. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 3186

$20

Title: The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633
Author: Robert Charles Anderson - Robert Charles Anderson, Director of the Great Migration Study Project, was educated as a biochemist and served in the United States Army in electronics intelligence. In 1972 he discovered his early New England ancestry and thereafter devoted his time and energies to genealogical research. He published his first genealogical article in 1976, and about the same time began to plan for what eventually became the Great Migration Study Project. In 1983 he received a Master’s degree in colonial American History from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Publisher: New England Historic Genealogical Society
City: Boston
Year: 1995
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: No
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Volumes are bound in black cloth with bright stamped gilt lettering. Books show very light shelf wear. Volumes are tightly bound. Interiors are clean and bright.
 
Lot 3187

$50

Book Details: This lot includes the group of rare JFK assassination reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Searching the Shadows: A Layman's Investigation into the Assassination of John F. Kennedy" by Steven S. Airheart and "Definitive Proof: The Secret Service Murder of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy" by Dan Robertson. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: Books are in very good condition.
 
Lot 3188

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of author-signed first edition modern literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some authors represented in this lot are Val McDermid, Edward P. Jones, and Barbara Neely, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Most of these books are in excellent condition, showing only light shelf wear. Many of these volumes include a dust jacket. Some volumes may show very light moisture indications, concentrated at the top edge of the text block.
 
Lot 3189

$130

Details: This lot includes the antique four-page letter shown in the corresponding image. This letter, dated January 20, 1852, provides an account of a Mississippi steamboat accident. The ship in question is the "Martha Washington." Letter is neatly written and quite easy to read. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: This remarkably well-preserved letter shows folds, but no tears or punctures.
 
Lot 3190

$25

Title: Landmarks of Orleans County New York
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Isaac S. Signor
Publisher: D. Mason & Company, Publishers
City: Syracuse
Year: 1894
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 688/242 pages
Width: 7.75" Height: 10"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition of this New York county history. Antique volume bound is in three-quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with minor loss of material to rear board. Binding is tight. Gilt-edged pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with intact fold-out chart, maps and numerous photographic portraits of prominent citizens of the time.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.
 
Lot 3191

$45

Details: This lot includes the large group of antique international revenue stamps shown in the corresponding image(s). These are preserved in the plastic pockets of a stamp album, or are in glassine envelopes laid into album. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Album is well preserved.
 
Lot 3192

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with 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 3193

$80

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). The postcards in this lot portray animals, including dogs, cats, cows, and various farm animals. This group of postcards includes some which are chromolithographs or real photographs, as well as other handsome design elements. There are approximately 140 postcards included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These postcards are generally in good condition with light age/wear. The postcards are carefully stored in individual plastic sleeves.
 
Lot 3194

$10

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the large group of first edition modern literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Many of these volumes include a dust jacket. 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.
Condition / Notes: These volumes are generally in excellent condition, with only light shelf wear. Many of these volumes include a dust jacket.
 
Lot 3195

$15

Details: This lot includes the large group of antique international phantom stamps shown in the corresponding image(s). These are preserved on album sheets Among the countries represented in this collection are Manchukuo, Paraguay, Persia, Philippines, Romania, El Salvador, Spain, Turkestan, and Turkey. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: This material is generally in good condition with some minor age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3196

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

- The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces, during the War Which Established the Independence of the Country, and First President of the United States, Compiled under the Inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from Original Papers Bequeathed to Him by His Deceased Relative by John Marshall - Dated 2011 by Weider History Group, Inc. Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No - This is a facsimile reprint edition from the second edition of 1832 by The National Historical Society. This is volume II only of a two-volume set. Volume is bound in half leather. Book is in excellent condition.

- Rip Van Winckle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories Published Originally as The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving - Dated 2002 by The Easton Press - Leather-bound Collector's Edition with illustrations by George Ross.

- Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara - Dated 2000 by The Easton Press - Signed Edition - Leather-bound Collector's Edition signed by author and the illustrator Mort Kunstler. Certificate of authenticity signed by author, illustrator, witnesses and publisher is laid in. Also laid in are a card with note on this title and publisher's bookplate.
 
Lot 3197

$200

Details: Log of a Hawkins of Kingston, New York, appointed by Federal Government to prove claims for bounties earned by soldiers.

From 1861 to 1865 the federal government, along with states and localities, paid about $750,000,000 in recruitment bounties. Congress authorized a $100 bounty in July 1861 to men enlisting for three years. With the passage of the Enrollment Act (March 3, 1863), three-year enlistees received $300 and five-year recruits got $400, but these sums were divided up and paid in monthly installments with the soldiers’ regular compensation.  Over 400 people are listed, with a large number containing information regarding their military service, as well as the disposition they received. 

Pages have a number of antique newspaper clippings pasted in. Articles report mortgage sales, sheriff's sales and applications for grants of land.

Condition / Notes: Antique album shows considerable external wear. Front board and spine cover have detached. Spine cover is torn at several points. First pages of text block are also detached. Pages are clean. Handwriting is legible.
 
Lot 3198

$120

Title: The Capture and Escape; or, Life among the Sioux
Author: Sarah L. Larimer
Publisher: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1870
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 252 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt lettering and design to spine. Book shows external wear, with chipping at ends of spine and bumped corners with minor loss of material. Binding is sound. Previous owner's name appears in pencil on blank preliminary page. Pages show marginal staining to initial pages and scattered foxing. Book is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and plates.
 
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