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Lot 7001

$200

Details: This lot consists of the antique map shown in the corresponding images.

This fold-out map, entitled "Map Of The State Of New York With The Latest Improvements," was done by Humphrey Phelps, 1831. Insets include a "Profile of the Western Canal", "Profile of the Northern Canal" and a "Statistical Table". Borders to counties and the US/Canadian border through the Great Lakes, are hand-colored.

The map folds into publisher's cloth-covered boards with stamped gilt. Map measures approximately 20.5" x 16.5" while the book is approximately 3" x 5".

"Humphrey Phelps was an American map, broadside, and book publisher based in New York City. Phelps' earliest work seems to be a plan of New York City for his Stranger's Guide, dating to about 1830. The New York map publishing circle seems to have been quite close and Phelps commonly partnered with various other New York publishers and printers including Ensign, Thayer, Bridgman, Fanning, Hooker, Peabody, Magnus, and Walker, among others. The natural consequence of his rampant partnering is a vast and varied corpus of work including many scarce items with low print runs. Phelps is best known for his emigrant and tourist guides." Information courtesy of Geographicus Fine Antique Maps http://www.geographicus.com/P/AntiqueMap/UnitedStatesWall-phelpsensign-1841#sthash.ljEZdlBh.dpuf



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Condition / Notes: This items exhibits age/wear. Lettering of book shows mild rubbing and edge-wear. Map has small loss/tears at junctions of some fold marks. Large tear along vertical fold off center left, running to center of map starting at bottom inset. Another approximately 6" along bottom horizontal fold through inset of Western Canal. 3" Vertical tears at same inset. One near book edge, and the other from the bottom of map to the first horizontal fold. This piece displays scattered light foxing which do not impede with the reading and appreciation of the details of this attractive example of 19th-century cartography. This piece is preserved in a transparent plastic cover.
Lot 7002

$200

Title: Almanach du whisk, ou traite du jeu du whisk, contenant les loix de ce jeu & des regles pour le bien jouer
Author: Edmond Hoyle - Edmond Hoyle was a writer best known for his works on the rules and play of card games. The phrase "according to Hoyle" came into the language as a reflection of his generally perceived authority on the subject; since that time, use of the phrase has expanded into general use in situations in which a speaker wishes to indicate an appeal to a putative authority.


By 1741 Hoyle began to tutor members of high society at the game of whist, selling his students a copy of his manuscript notes. Hoyle expanded the manuscript and published "A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist" in 1742, selling it for the high price of one guinea. When the book quickly sold out, rather than publish a new edition, Hoyle sold the rights to Whist to bookseller Francis Cogan for 100 guineas, an enormous sum for a small pamphlet. Before Cogan was able to publish a second edition, two printers pirated the work, giving the author as "A Gentleman" rather than Hoyle. The printers disguised their identities by publishing under false names, one as Webster, the other as Webb. Cogan published second and third editions of Whist and two months later, obtained an injunction against the pirates which he announced in a fourth edition (all 1743). To distinguish the genuine editions from the piracies, Cogan paid Hoyle tuppence per copy to autograph the genuine works. Ironically, the piracies were profitable to Hoyle, though a disaster for Cogan who was forced to lower the price of the book to match the pirates and to pay for Hoyle's signature.

The laws of whist published in "A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist" were regarded as authoritative until 1864, after which time it was superseded by the new rules written by John Loraine Baldwin and adopted by the Arlington and Portland clubs. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Chez Musier Fils, Librairie et chez Fournier, Libraire
City: Amsterdam
Year: 1765
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 92 pages
Width: 3" Height: 5.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This French translation of Hoyle's classic work is stated to be a new revised edition, corrected and enlarged.

This volume is bound in full leather, with raised bands and gilt ruling to the spine. The boards are bowed. The covers display rubbing. A tear with minor loss is visible at the foot of the spine. The binding is sound. The volume has marbled edges. The endpapers have darkened edges. The pages are clean and without markings.
Lot 7003

$150

Title: The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places, and Coast Scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by Views Taken on the Spot by W. H. Bartlettt; With Descriptions by William Beattie
Author: William Beattie
Publisher: George Virtue
City: London
Year: 1842
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 9" Height: 11.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in quarter black leather and marbled paper-covered boards with leather-tipped corners. The spines have raised bands and stamped gilt-lettering with ornamental designs. The books show moderate external wear, with minor chipping along edges and mild rubbing to the covers. The bindings are sound. The volumes have gilt edges and yellow endpapers. The pages have darkened edges and display occasional light foxing. A small number of plates exhibit marginal smudging.
Lot 7004

$90

Title: In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
Author: Truman Capote - Truman Streckfus Persons, known as Truman Capote, was an American author, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1958) and the true crime novel "In Cold Blood" (1966), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel." At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced from Capote novels, stories and screenplays.

Capote rose above a childhood troubled by divorce, a long absence from his mother and multiple migrations. He had discovered his calling as a writer by the age of 11, and for the rest of his childhood he honed his writing ability. Capote began his professional career writing short stories. The critical success of one story, "Miriam" (1945), attracted the attention of Random House publisher Bennett Cerf, resulting in a contract to write "Other Voices, Other Rooms" (1948). Capote earned the most fame with "In Cold Blood" (1966), a journalistic work about the murder of a Kansas farm family in their home, a book Capote spent four years writing, with much help from Harper Lee, who wrote the famous "To Kill a Mockingbird." A milestone in popular culture, "In Cold Blood" was the peak of his literary career, though it was not his final book. In the 1970s, he maintained his celebrity status by appearing on television talk shows.
Publisher: Random House
City: New York
Year: 1965
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 343 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Book Details: "In Cold Blood" is a 1966 book by American author Truman Capote detailing the brutal 1959 murders of Herbert Clutter, a successful farmer from Holcomb, Kansas, his wife, and two of their four children. When Capote learned of the quadruple murder, before the killers were captured, he decided to travel to Kansas and write about the crime. He was accompanied by his childhood friend and fellow author Nelle Harper Lee, and together they interviewed local residents and investigators assigned to the case and took thousands of pages of notes. The killers, Richard "Dick" Hickock and Perry Smith, were arrested some six weeks after the murders, and Capote ultimately spent six years working on the book. The book became the greatest crime seller at the time and is almost universally acknowledged as one of the best books of its type ever written.

Some critics consider Capote's work the original non-fiction novel, although other writers had already explored the genre, such as Rodolfo Walsh in "Operación Masacre." The book examines the complex psychological relationship between two parolees who together commit a mass murder. Capote's book also explores the lives of the victims and the effect of the crime on the community where they lived. "In Cold Blood" is regarded by critics as a pioneering work of the true crime genre.
Condition / Notes: The volume is bound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and the author' initials in gilt on front cover. The book displays light shelfwear.

This book has two dust jackets.

The intact dust jackets, with $5.95 and date code of 1/66 on the front flap, are true firsts. The reference to Random House being the publishers of the The American College Dictionary and Modern Library appears on each back flap. The jackets show light soiling and tears at the bottom edge.

Lot 7005

$45

Title: Girder-Making and the Practice of Bridge Building in Wrought Iron. Illustrated by Examples of Bridges, Pier, and Girder-Work, &c. Constructed at the Skerne Iron Works, Darlington
Author: Edward Hutchinson
Publisher: E. & F. N. Spon
City: London
Year: 1879
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: vi/184 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped green cloth with stamped gilt lettering to the spine and front cover. The book shows external wear, with a three-inch vertical tear to the front gutter, fraying at the top/bottom of the spine, and light soiling to the covers. The remnants of a small paper sticker can be seen at the foot of the spine. The front hinge is cracked. The volume has chocolate brown endpapers. Stamps appear on the front endpaper. The signature of British architecture professor Patrick Horsbrugh and the date of May 1946 appear on the half title page. The lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings. This work contains 15 slightly detached plates and numerous textual illustrations offering fascinating details of 19th-century bridge building.
Lot 7006

$150

Title: The Art Treasures of America: Being the Choicest Works of Art in the Public and Private Collections of North America
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Edward Strahan
Publisher: George Barrie Publisher
City: Philadelphia
Year: circa 1880
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Width: 12.5" Height: 17"
Book Details: v. 1 contents: The Corcoran Gallery, Washington --
The Collection of Mrs. A.T. Stewart --
The Collection of Mr. John Wolfe --
The Collection of Mr. Henry C. Gibson --
The Collection of Mr. William T. Walters --
The Collection of Mr. James H. Stebbins --
The Collection of Mr. August Belmont --
The Collection of Miss Catharine Lorillard Wolfe --
The Collection of Mr. T.A. Havemeyer --
The Collection of Mr. John Jacob Astor --
The Collection of the Late Mr. A.E. Borie --
The Collection of Mr. Samuel Hawk --
The Collection of Mr. R.L. Cutting ; v. 2 contents: The Collection of Mrs. Marshall O. Roberts --
The Collection of Mr. Henry Hilton --
Additional Art Treasures of Philadelphia --
Collections in San Francisco --
Collections in the City of Saint Louis --
Inland Art Treasures --
Collections in Cincinnati --
Additional Collections in the City of Baltimore --
Collections in New England --
The Collection of Mr. William H. Vanderbilt --
The Collection of Mr. D.W. Powers --
Additional Collections in the City and State of New York --
Miscellaneous Art Treasures ; v. 3 contents: The Collection of Mr. William Astor --
Collections of Ex-Governor E.D. Morgan and of Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan --
Collections of Messrs. A.J. Drexel and J.W. Drexel --
The Collection of Mr. J.C. Runkle --
The Collection of Mr. Fletcher Harper --
The Collection of Mr. Colis P. Huntington --
The Collection of Mr. Darius O. Mills --
The Collection of Mr. Robert L. Stuart --
The Collection of Mr. John T. Martin --
The Collection of Mr. John D. Lankenau --
The Collection of Mr. Alexander Brown --
The Collection of Professor Fairman Rogers --
The Collection of Mr. John Hoey --
The Collection of Mr. Charles S. Smith --
The Collection of Mrs. Joseph Harrison --
The Collection of Mr. George A. Drummond --
The Collection of Mr. Morris K. Jesup --
Collection of Mr. R.H. Halstead --
Concluding Notices.


Condition / Notes: This attractive antique set is bound in half green leather and pebbled brown cloth. The spines and front covers have bright stamped gilt lettering. The spines have raised bands. The books show mild rubbing to the covers and minor edgewear. The volumes have speckled edges and endpapers with decorative floral patterns. The front hinge of the first volume is cracked. A previous owner's name is embossed in the upper outside corner of a blank preliminary page of each volume. A small amount of light foxing can occasionally be seen. The interiors are otherwise clean and bright. This work is sumptuously illustrated, with engraved plates with captioned tissue guards, textual illustrations and vignettes. The tissue fold out with the key to the fold-out plate reproducing "The Hemicycle," contained in the first volume, has separated into two parts.
Lot 7007

$450

Title: Memoirs, Illustrating the History of Jacobinism, Written in French by the Abbe Barruel, and Translated into English by the Hon. Robert Clifford, F. R. S. & A. S.
Author: Augustin Barruel - Abbe Augustin Barruel was a French publicist and Jesuit priest. He is now mostly known for setting forth the conspiracy theory involving the Bavarian Illuminati and the Jacobins in his book "Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism" (original title "Memoires pour servir a l'histoire du jacobinisme") published in 1797. In short, Barruel wrote that the French Revolution was planned and executed by the secret societies. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)

Translor: Robert Clifford
Publisher: Printed for the Translator, by T. Burton, Sold by E. Booker
City: London
Year: 1798
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.75" Height: 8.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in quarter leather and marbled paper-covered boards with leather-tipped corners. The spines have stamped gilt lettering and ruling. The books show moderate external wear, with mild rubbing to the covers and occasional minor loss of material at the tips of the outside corners of the boards. The bindings are firm. A previous owner's plate appears at the center of the front flyleaves, with the tiny sticker of the Journeaux Bookbinders in the upper outside corner of the same. The interiors display occasional light foxing.
Lot 7008

$60

Title: Censo de la Republica de Cuba bajo la administracion provisional de los Estados Unidos, 1907
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Oficino del Censo de los Estados Unidos
City: Washington, D.C.
Year: 1908
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 707 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: This census report contains detailed information on the natural resources of Cuba, its sugar industry, climate, immigration, the activity of the Public Works Department, the postal and telegraph services, foreign trade, shipping, the justice system, prisons, asylums and hospitals as well as providing demographic statistics and information relating to numerous population categories.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in gray cloth with stamped dark blue lettering to the spine and front cover. The Cuban coat of arms appears stamped on the front cover. This library book shows moderate external wear, with light soiling to the covers. A library call number can be seen at the foot of the spine. The binding is firm. The plate of Hamilton College library, with withdrawn stamp, is attached to the front pastedown, with a number at the top edge of the same. The pages are clean and without markings. This work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece offering multiple portraits of the 1907 census inspectors, as well as a number of photographic plates. maps, and a large number of statistical tables. This Spanish-language work contains an appendix and an index.
Lot 7009

$100
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Supplemental Nights to The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night with Notes Anthropological and Explanatory by Richard F. Burton, uncredited author Edited by Richard F. Burton - Dated circa 1910 by Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only - Limited Edition Number of Volumes: 7 Complete: Yes This is a scarce limited "Shammar edition" of the Burton translation of this classic work. This is copy number 923 of 1,000.

This set is bound in gray cloth with printed paper spine labels. The books show moderate external wear, with light soiling to the covers. The bindings are firm. The volumes have gilt top edge. The interiors are clean and without markings. This work is profusely illustrated with tissue-guarded plates, including frontispieces.
- A Plain aand Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments. Now Entitled the Book of Thousand Nights and a Night. With Introduction Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay upon the History of The Nights by Richard F. Burton, uncredited author Edited by Richard F. Burton - Dated circa 1910 by Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only - Limited Edition Number of Volumes: 10 Complete: Yes This is a scarce limited "Shammar edition" of the Burton translation of this classic work. This is copy number 923 of 1,000.

This set is bound in gray cloth with printed paper spine labels. The books show moderate external wear, with light soiling to the covers. The bindings are firm. The volumes have gilt top edge. The interiors are clean and without markings. This work is profusely illustrated with tissue-guarded plates, including frontispieces.
Lot 7010

$140

Title: Le diable au XIXe siecle, ou les mysteres du spiritisme: la franc-maconnerie luciferienne, revelations completes sur le palladisme, la theurgie, la goetie et tout le satanisme moderne; magnetisme occulte, pseudo-spirites et vocates procedants, les mediums luciferiens, la cabale fin-de-siecle, magie de la Rose-Croix, les possession a l'etat latent, les precurseurs de l'Ante-Christ
Author: Charles Hacks (Docteur Bataille), Gabriel Antoine Jogand-Pages (Docteur Bataille)
Publisher: Delhomme et Briguet, Editeurs
City: Paris
Year: 1896
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 8" Height: 11.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: These two volumes contain issues of a French periodical which appeared between 1892 and 1894 and which was replaced by the "Revue mensuelle religieuse, politique, scientifique." The title is taken from the front cover.

This antique set is bound in quarter red cloth and paper-covered boards. The spine has stamped gilt lettering and ruling. The rear board of the second volume is covered with marbled paper. The front covers have an illustration depicting a winged demon, with the lower body of a serpent, being admired by a group of people. The statement "Recits d'un temoin" (A witness' accounts) appears in the lower right corner, the price of 12 francs and the notation 960 pages in the left. The book shows external wear, with light soiling to the covers, scuffing to the edges, and minor loss at the top/bottom of the spines. Narrow cracking is visible along the front spine edge of the second volume. The bindings are sound. The volumes have marbled endpapers. The lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings. This work contains a large number of textual illustrations.
Lot 7011

$250

Title: Memoirs of the Secret Societies of the South of Italy, particularly the Carbonari
Author: Giuseppe Bertoldi
Publisher: John Murray
City: London
Year: 1821
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xv/235 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first English edition of this work.

This antique volume is bound in textured green cloth with bright stamped gilt lettering to the spine. The book shows moderate external wear, with mild rubbing to the covers, minor fraying at the top/bottom of spine. The binding is cracked at the title page and cracking between pages 232 (misprinted 230) and 233. An antique pictorial bookplate of Eugene J. Smith appears on the front pastedown. A previous owner's embossed stamp can be seen in the upper right corner of the front flyleaf. The pages display scattered foxing, heavier at the ends of the book. This work contains a number of fascinating illustrations offering representations of royal personages and of the societies in question. The frontispiece offers a portrait of Ferdinand I, King of the Two Siclies, the plate opposite page 60 one of Don Francis, hereditary prince of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies & Prince of Calabria. Seven intact fold-out plates are attached at the rear of the volume, including a view of a meeting of the Carbonari (with key explaining personnel), six folding facsimiles of documents, two plates of uniforms.
Lot 7012

$80

Title: An Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient or Modern, from the Ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian; As Also from Latin, Greek, and Hebrew Languages, Each in Their Proper Characters. And Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words and Terms of Art, Relating to Anatomy, Botany, Physick, Pharmacy, Surgery, Grammar, Logick, Rhetorick, Musick, Heraldry, Maritime Affairs, Military Discipline, Horsemanship, Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing, Gardening, Husbandry, Handicraft, Confectionary, Carving, Cookery, &c. Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Charters, Writs, Old Records and Processes in Law; And the Etymology, and Interpretation of the Proper Names of Men, Women, and Remarkable Places in Great-Britain: Also the Dialects of Our Different Countries Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris, Philips, Kersey, or Any English Dictionary before Extant. To Which Is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration.The Whole Work Compiled and Methodically Digested, As Well for the Entertainment of the Curious, As the Information of the Ignorant; And for the Benefit of Young Students, Artificers, Tradesmen and Foreigners Who Are Desirous To Understand What They Speak, Read, or Write
Author: Nathan Bailey - Nathan Bailey was an English philologist and lexicographer.



Bailey, with John Kersey the younger, was a pioneer of English lexicography, and changed the scope of dictionaries of the language. Greater comprehensiveness became the common ambition. Up to the early eighteenth century, English dictionaries had generally focused on "hard words" and their explanation, for example those of Thomas Blount and Edward Phillips in the generation before. With a change of attention, to include more commonplace words and those not of direct interest to scholars, the number of headwords in English dictionaries increased dramatically. Innovations were in the areas of common words, dialect, technical terms, and vulgarities. Thomas Chatterton, the literary forger, also obtained many sham-antique words from reading Bailey and Kersey.



Bailey's "An Universal Etymological English Dictionary," from its publication in 1721, became the most popular English dictionary of the 18th century, and went through nearly thirty editions. It was a successor to Kersey's "A New English Dictionary" (1702), and drew on it. A supplementary volume of his dictionary appeared in 1727, and in 1730 a folio edition, the "Dictionarium Britannicum" containing many technical terms. Bailey had collaborators, for example John Martyn who worked on botanical terms in 1725.



Samuel Johnson made an interleaved copy the foundation of his own "Johnson's Dictionary." The 1755 edition of Bailey's dictionary bore the name of Joseph Nicol Scott also; it was published years after Bailey's death, but months only after Johnson's dictionary appeared. Now often known as the "Scott-Bailey" or "Bailey-Scott" dictionary, it contained relatively slight revisions by Scott, but massive plagiarism from Johnson's work. A twentieth-century lexicographer, Philip Babcock Gove, attacked it retrospectively on those grounds. In all, thirty editions of the dictionary appeared, the last at Glasgow in 1802, in reprints and versions by different booksellers.



Bailey's dictionary was also the basis of English-German dictionaries. These included those edited by Theodor Arnold (3rd edition, 1761), Anton Ernst Klausing (8th edition, 1792), and Johann Anton Fahrenkrüger (11th edition, 1810).



Bailey also published a spelling-book in 1726; "All the Familiar Colloquies of Erasmus Translated," 1733, of which a new edition appeared in 1878; "The Antiquities of London and Westminster," 1726; "Dictionarium Domesticum," 1736; "Selections from Ovid and Phædrus"; and "English and Latin Exercises." In 1883 appeared "English Dialect Words of the Eighteenth Century as shown in the . . . Dictionary of N. Bailey," with an introduction by W. E. A. Axon (English Dialect Society), giving biographical and bibliographical details. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Printed for R. Ware, W. Innys and J. Richardson, J. and P. Knapton, T. and T. Longman, S. Birt, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, B. Dod, J. and J. Rivington, J. Hinton, W. and O. Baker, J. Ward, W. Johnston, C. Corbett, and M. Cooper
City: London
Year: 1770
Printing Information: Other - see description
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a stated twenty-first edition, "To which are added, above 3,000 Words, interspersed in their proper Plances, none of which are to be found in any former Edition except the last."

This antique volume is bound in full leather with raised bands and gilt-lettered black spine label. The book shows external wear, with some scratching and mild rubbing to the covers. The binding is sound. A small ink stain appears at the bottom edge of the text block (with bleeding through to the bottom edge of the final pages of the text). The endpapers have browned edges. The front pastedown has a previous owner's bookplate and remnants of gilt foil. A bookbinder's stamp can be seen in the upper outside corner. The title page and preliminary pages exhibit tide markings and foxing The pages are mildly foxed. The final two pages have water marking to the gutter.
Lot 7013

$80

Book Details: This lot consists of the antique Rasputin titles shown in the corresponding images. Many of these titles include illustrated plates.

Items include a first edition of "The Black Mass" by Peter N. Krassnoff, Illustrated by Rhea Wells, (Dunfield & Green, 1931), "Rasputin Oder Die Verschworung Der Zarin" by Alexej N. Tolstoj and P.E. Schtschegolew (1926), and an author-signed copy of "Rasputin Neither Devil Nor Saint" by Dr. Elizabeth Judas (1942, with illustrated plates). "Rasputin", "The Mad Monk Of Russia Iliodor", "Rasputin And The Russian Court", "The Reign Of Rasputin" and the German language "Rasputin" by General Spiridowitsch.

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. "Rasputin And The Russian Court" has loss to spine.
Lot 7014

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the vintage World War II Army Air Force yearbook shown in the corresponding image(s). Entitled "Winged Havoc," this album is said to be a record of Class 44-9 of the Army Air Forces Bombardier School in Deming, New Mexico. It contains a b&w photos of the officers, servicemen and facilities. There are also a number of cartoons and a section with pin-up girls. Several of the airmen listed in this volume have signed their pictures.
Condition / Notes: This volume is bound in full-padded leather binding with blind-stamped pictorial designs depicting bombs dropping from a bombardier. The title is embossed in silver at the top of the front cover and the numbers 44-9 in the lower outside corner. The pictorial endpapers show bombing run in the desert. The book is in excellent condition.
Lot 7015

$70

Details: This lot consists of the original signed etchings by Philip Kappel shown in the corresponding images.

Both of these etchings are images of sailing. The first is of a three mast ship on open water with birds flying in the breeze. The second is of a smaller boat sailing along the shoreline,with the depictions of at least two people near the wheel. This etching is titled "Fair Weather".

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Condition / Notes: These items are well preserved. Slight discoloration along the borders.
Lot 7016

$250

Book Details: This lot includes the group of National Socialist titles shown in the corresponding image(s). This collection contains a two-volume edition of Adolf Hitler's speeches entitled "Der grossdeutsche Freiheitskampf: Reden Adolf Hitlers" (Zentralverlag der NSDAP, 1942/1943), the speeches and "essays" of Hermann Goring, "Reden und Aufsatze" (Zentralverlag der NSDAP, 1938), edited by Erich Gritzbach, and the speeches of Rudolf Hess, "Reden" (Zentralverlag der NSDAP, 1938). Also present is a book on the organization of the Nazi party, with the title "Organisationsbuch der NSDAP" (Zentralverlag der NSDAP, 1938) and a third volume of "Partei-Statistik: Stand 1935. Ohne Saargebiet, Ostmark u. Sudetenland" (Der Reichorganisationsleiter der NSDAP, n.d.). These last two contain maps, charts and/or color plates, with images of Nazi insignia and uniforms.

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Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloguing. It should be noted that the volumes containing material relating to the Nazi party have stamps to covers and interiors.
Lot 7017

$70

Title: Histoire et traite des sciences occultes ou examen des croyances populaires sur les etres surnaturels, la magie, la sorcellerie, la divination, etc. depuis le commencement du monde jusqu' a nos jours
Author: Lambert-Elisabeth d'Aubert Comte de Resie
Publisher: Louis Vives, Libraire-Editeur
City: Paris
Year: 1857
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in quarter leather and marbled paper-covered boards. The spines have raised bands and bright stamped gilt lettering. The books display light shelfwear. The bindings are firm. The volumes have marbled edges and endpapers. The name of the author appears signed at the top edge of a blank preliminary page in each volume. The pages exhibit sporadic light foxing.
Lot 7018

$35

Title: Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier: A Record of Sixteen Years' Close Intercourse with the Natives of the Indian Marches
Author: Theodore Leighton Pennell - Theodore Leighton Pennell was a Christian missionary and doctor who lived among the tribes of Afghanistan. He founded a missionary hospital in Bannu in the North-West Frontier of British India, now Pakistan. For his work he received the Kaisar-i-Hind Medal for Public Service in India. He published a work on his life under the title "Among the wild tribes of the Afghan frontier" in 1908. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1909
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 323 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in peach cloth with stamped gilt lettering to the spine and a pictorial design depicting boys on a river with "kiks," or inflated skins. The book shows significant water staining to the upper half of the rear cover. The spine is sunned. The binding is sound. The rear endpaper has faint moisture markings. A previous owner's name is stamped in the upper outside corner of the front pastedown, with a number written underneath. The pages are clean and without markings. The work contains a frontispiece portrait of the author, dressed as a mendicant pilgrim, and numerous photographic plates offering images of Afghanistan, as well as a fold-out color map and a glossary of uncommon words.
Lot 7019

$40

Book Details: This lot consists of the collectible hunting firearms and military history shown in the corresponding images.

Both "Wing Shot and "Records Of North American Big Game" are limited editions from Derrydale Press, with gilt page edges and detailing. "First In The Indian Skies" and "Thoughts On The Kentucky Rifle In Its Golden Age", are in dust jackets. All of these books contain photographic plates or illustrations.

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Condition / Notes: These items are well preserved with some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. "Kentucky Rifle" contains a gift inscription.
Lot 7020

$10

Details: This lot includes the framed Chinese picture shown in the corresponding image(s). The piece, depicting what appears to be a postmodern structure in China, is matted and under glass. An inscription in Chinese characters appears stamped in gold underneath the image. The date 1997 can be made out. The framed picture is preserved in an elegant red cloth box with gilts stamped characters and lettering to the top cover. "Picture of Goldleaf" appears at the top edge. The interior of the box has velvet cloth.

This piece is accompanied by a small certificate in Chinese. This document bears a stamp in red.
Condition / Notes: The picture, frame and box are in excellent condition. The picture measures approximately 9.75" x 7.5", the box 8.25" x 10.75".
Lot 7021

$35

Book Details: This lot consists of the decorative antique theology shown in the corresponding images.

Titles include "The Book of Job", "Theosophic Correspondence", "Monument Facts And Higher Critical Fancies", "Three Month's Residence At Nablus, And An Account Of The Modern Samaritans.", "Gleanings By The Way;" and "The War Of Antichrist With The Church And Christian Civilization".

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities including cracking to spine and cover. "Gleanings By The Way" has foxing. "Theosophic Correspondence" has detached boards.
Lot 7022

$20

Title: Le theatre d'amour au XVIIIe siecle: le luxurieux, la Comtesse d'Olonne, Alphonse l'impuissant, l'appareilleuse, Leandre-Nanette, le temperament, les deux biscuits, les plaisirs du cloitre, tableaux des moeurs du temps
Author: uncredited author
Editor: B. de Villeneuve
Publisher: Bibliotheque des Curieux
City: Paris
Year: 1910
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 236 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This handsome antique volume is bound in three-quarter morocco leather and purple cloth. The spine has raised bands and stamped gilt lettering. The book shows moderate external wear. The binding is sound. The volume has decorated endpapers. The original wrappers have been bound in. The wraps and pages edges somewhat toned.The pages are otherwise clean and without markings.

This is a title in the series Les Maitres de l' Amour.
Lot 7023

$40

Book Details: This lot consists of the decorative European history shown in the corresponding images. Some of these items include illustrations or plates.

Included are tow copies of "Europe In Storm And Calm" by Edward King (leather-bound cover 1888, decorative jade-green cover 1890), a complete three volume set of "History of Modern Europe" by C. A. Fyffe, and a two volume set, in slipcover, of "Holland" by Edmondo De Amicis.

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications. Jade copy of "Europe In Storm And Calm" has weak hinges. Slipcover to "Holland" set has more advanced flaws.
Lot 7024

$45

Details: This lot consists of the antique Vanity Fair chromolithograph caricatures shown in the corresponding images. These items are part of a larger collection being sold in this auction. Please review the catalog for more political caricatures.

Artists include Sir Leslie Ward (Spy), Carlo Pellegrini (Ape), and Theobald Chartran (.T.). Items are dated from 1879-1885 . Caricatures feature Mr. Montague John Guest, Rt. Hon. David Plunket, Earl of Donoughmore, Marshal MacMahon, Earl of Onslow, Lord Hinde Palmer, Sir Julian Pauncefote, Viscount Baring, Mr. H. Edwards, Earl Of Lichester, Sir Harry Verney, Hon. Percy S. Wyndham, O'Donoghue of the Glens, The Marquis of Ailesbury, Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke, Sir Thomas Chambers, Mr. Frederick Winn Knight, The hon. Frederick Stephen Archibald Hanbury-Tracy, The Hon. Henry Robert Brand, Cpt. Conway Seymour, and Wm. Torrens McCullagh Torrens.

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Condition / Notes: These items are well preserved with occasional edge were including perforations. Some may exhibit slight watermarking or toning to border. Colors remain vivid.
Lot 7025

$30

Book Details: This lot consists of the antique reference shown in the corresponding images.

Items include "Hamilton Brown Household Book", "Famous Old Receipts", "English Church Needlework", "Warren's Brief Course In Geography" and "Useful Letter Writer".

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications including chipping to spine and cover. Volume five only of "The Domestic Encyclopedia". Items may include gift inscriptions.
Lot 7026

$800

Details: This lot consists of the Japanese wood blocks shown in the corresponding images.

The first print is of boats on the water. Mountains rise in the background with a flock of birds flying through the sky. Shades of blue and gray evoke a feeling of evening, with the boats coming in to dock for the night. Characters appear on the right side of the wood block. The matted frame is signed in pencil Hiroshigi (?).

The second item is a winter landscape. People traverse up and down a path leading to a frozen body of water. Others walk across the ice towards what appears to be a village with temple set at the bottom of snow capped mountains. In the upper right there are black Japanese characters, along with a red stamp. There is also a design on he horse blanket of one mountainside traveler.

Third item is a landscape at Tsukuda-jima in Edo, by Shotei Hokuju (1763-1824). The label of this "Nishiki-e (polychrome woodcut print)" numbered 94. The image depicts boats sailing out to sea. Japanese characters appear on the center left side as well as the right corners (top and bottom).

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Condition / Notes: These items show well. Some patina present, especially on the winter scene. Slight discoloration to edges possibly from matted frame. Woodcuts not attached to matted frame or backing paper.
Lot 7027

$90

Title: Lucifer demasque
Author: Jules Doinel (Jean Kostka) - Jules-Benoît Stanislas Doinel du Val-Michel, also simply Jules Doinel, was an archivist and the founder of the first Gnostic church in modern times.


After spiritual experiences in 1888-89, he proclaimed 1890 the beginning of "the era of Gnosis restored." Doinel assumed the office of Patriarch of the Eglise Gnostique (French: Gnostic Church), taking the ecclesiastical name of Tau Valentin II, after Valentinius, the 2nd century Christian Gnostic teacher.

The doctrinal orientation of the church was based on extant Cathar documents, with the Gospel of John, and strong influence of Simonian and Valentinian cosmology, the church was officially established in the autumn of 1890 in Paris, France. Liturgical services were based on Cathar rituals. Clergy were both male and female, having male bishops and female "sophias."

Doinel was "spiritually consecrated" in a spiritual experience in 1888 and not into a line of Apostolic Succession. Doinel subsequently consecrated a number of bishops for the Eglise Gnostique, notable among these was Gerard Encausse founder of the closely allied Martinist Order.


In 1895, Doinel resigned from the Eglise Gnostique, leaving the leadership of the church to a council of bishops. Doinel then converted to Roman Catholicism and began a collaboration with Leo Taxil, one of many taken in by Taxil's anti-masonic hoax. Doinel wrote a book entitled "Lucifer Unmasked," a book attacking freemasonry, under the name Jean Kostka, in which he associated many of his prior activities with the diabolic. A. E. Waite described Lucifer Unmasked and revealed the real identity of its author in "Devil Worship in France," his expose of the anti-masonic movement Taxil inspired. Taxil unveiled his hoax in 1897. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)


Publisher: Delhomme et Briguet
City: Paris
Year: 1895
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 394 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume has been rebound in quarter leather and marbled boards. The spine has bright stamped gilt lettering and raised bands. The book shows light shelfwear. The binding is solid. The volume has marbled endpapers. The pages display very sporadic light foxing. This work offers an illustrated title page.
Lot 7028

$70

Title: Les enfants du Capitaine Grant: Voyage autour du monde
Author: Jules Verne - Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the science fiction genre. He is best known for his novels "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" (1870), "A Journey to the Center of the Earth" (1864), and "Around the World in Eighty Days" (1873). Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before air travel and practical submarines were invented, and before practical means of space travel had been devised. He is the second most translated author in the world (after Agatha Christie). Some of his books have also been made into live-action and animated films and television shows. Verne is often referred to as the "Father of Science Fiction", a title sometimes shared with Hugo Gernsback and H. G. Wells.
Publisher: Librairie Hachette
City: Paris
Year: 1924
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 620 pages
Width: 7.75" Height: 11.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce title of the Collection Hetzel, Les voyages extraordinaires, presenting in the original French Verne's 1864 adventure novel, often translated into English as "In Search of the Castaways."

This handsome antique volume is bound in red cloth with elaborate ornamental designs in gold and black. The spine and front cover offers depictions of scenes from the novel. The book shows moderate external wear, with light soiling to the covers. The binding is cracked at the half title page. The lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings. This work contains numerous in-text illustrations by Riou
Lot 7029

$30

Details: This lot consists of the flags shown in the corresponding images. All of these flags measure approximately 3' x 5'.

"Blue Sky, White Sun, Wholly Red Earth" is the flag for the Republic of China (Taiwan). Metropolitan Flag & Dec.Co. 1308 Vine St. Philadelphia, PA. Sewn applique in canton. Two white loops attached to top and bottom corners, with tread and staples.

Russian Flag. Sewn hammer and sickle applique. Stamped with Russia 3x5 at top of border.

Mexican Flag. Bottom left of border has "Mexico" hand written and 3x5 stamped. Central emblem of eagle and snake is embroidered in black thread only, and appears to be hand sewn.

The final item it the New England Flag or "Flag of Bunker Hill", with a red field with green tree in white canton. Red field is two separate pieces of fabric. Two metal grommets for hanging. Border labeled "Bulldogs 100% cotton bunting. Dettra Flag 3x5 Ft." next to top grommet.

Some or all of these items may have a possible Naval tie-in as they came from estate with other Navy, Marine, and military items, some of which date to WWII.

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. Some patina and toning to fabric. Border with grommets does not exhibit the same patina as the flag itself.
Lot 7030

$40

Book Details: This lot consists of the antique Judaica shown in the corresponding images.

Items include "The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl, "A History Of The Jews" by Paul Goodman, "How to Combat Anti-Semitism in America", "The Significance Of A Jewish State." by A. A. Berle, "The Polish Jew His Social And Economic Value" by Beatrice C. Baskerville (1906), and "Jewish Panorama" by David Goldstein, published by Catholic Campaigners for Christ.

Also included is the two volume set of "The Gentile And The Jew In The Courts Of The Temple Of Christ An Introduction to the History of Christianity" from the German of John J. I. Dollinger, by N. Darnell (Gibbings & Company, 1906).

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. Dust jacket for "The Jewish State" is torn down the spine, some loss.
Lot 7031

$45

Title: The Mining Catalog (Metal and Quarry Edition) Second Issue (1922): A Consolidation of Condensed Catalog Information Pertaining to the Metallic and Non-Metallic Mining Industries, Quarries and Cement Mills, together with Engineering Data Covering the Various Operations Pertaining Thereto
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Keystone Consolidated Publishing Co., Inc.
City: Pittsburgh
Year: 1922
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 832 pages
Width: 9.75" Height: 12.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover. The book shows substantial soiling to the covers, with moisture markings visible over all of the rear cover and staining to the spine and front cover. The binding is cracked at the final page. The endpapers display light foxing. Faint water markings appear at the top edge of the text block. The pages are nevertheless largely clean and bright, with numerous textual illustrations. This work also contains statistical tables
Lot 7032

$250

Book Details: This lot consists of the Lucis Publishing titles shown in the corresponding images. Many of these books relate to mysticism and spiritualism. Most of these items were written by Alice A. Bailey.

Titles include "Telepathy", "A Treatise on Cosmic Fire", "The Light of the Soul", "From Intellect to Intuition", "Esoteric Astrology", and "A Compilation on Sex". These books include hardcover and softcover bindings.

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Condition / Notes: These books are well preserved. Some may have age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities.
Lot 7033

$40

Book Details: This lot consists of the antique European History shown in the corresponding images.

Titles with illustrations or plates include "Victory In Defeat", "The House of the Temple", "Austria-Hungary And Poland", "Polish Acts Of Atrocity Against The German Minority In Poland", and "Italy's Great Horror Of Earthquake And Tidal Wave". "John Smeaton's Diary Of His Journey to the Low Countries 1755" has a fold-out plate. Also included is a German Language book, and illustrated copies of "Orangeism In Ireland And Throughout The Empire", (Volumes I and II), Thynne & Co., LTD.

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. German language book contains pencil markings. "Italy's Great Horror" has weak hinges. "Polish Atrocities" has staining to cover.
Lot 7034

$250

Title: Wickets in the West; Or, the Twelve in America
Author: Robert Allan Fitzgerald - Robert Allan "Fitz" Fitzgerald was an English cricketer and administrator who served as MCC Secretary.

Fitzgerald was born at Purley House in Berkshire, but was brought up at Shalstone Manor, Bucks – his grandmother – Sarah Anne Elizabeth Purefoy Jervoise' family home. He was educated at Harrow from 1847 to 1852, playing for the Harrow XI in 1852. He proceeded to Trinity College, Cambridge where he played for Cambridge University in 1854 and 1856.

As a right-handed batsman and a round-arm right-arm fast bowler, he represented Cambridge University, MCC, Middlesex, in 46 first-class matches between 1854 and 1874. He also played for I Zingari, the Gentleman of MCC, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. Between 1854 and 1874 he played 50 matches per year and in 1866 scored over 1,000 runs.

Fitzgerald was popular and witty. Lord Harris wrote of him: "Whether it was the magnificence of his swagger, the luxuriance of his beard, the fun that rolled out of him so easily, or the power of his swiping, I do not know, but as regards each he could not escape notice." Harris accompanied Fitzgerald on the first MCC tour abroad to North America in 1872. Fitzgerald's own book, Wickets in the West was published in 1873 and records this tour. Among the tour party was WG Grace who had been proposed by Fitzgerald in 1867 as a member of MCC.

As Secretary of the MCC (1863–1876), Fitzgerald sought greater influence for MCC "off the field" and did much to help improve Lord's Cricket Ground and its facilities. He became MCC's first paid secretary in 1865.

Fitzgerald was brother-in-law to his close friend Hon Sir Edward Chandos Leigh. They were both members of I Zingari on regular tours to Ireland; to Paris in 1867 and around the country estates of England and Wales. Both enjoyed the pleasures of touring and entertaining their hosts in amateur dramatics. This is recorded in Fitzgerald's own cricketing scrapbook and also John Lorraine Baldwin's scrapbooks dating back to the origin of the I Zingari in 1845.

In 1876, Fitzgerald was asked to resign his post as MCC secretary due to deteriorating health. It has been speculated that he contracted neurosyphilis, which incidentally was the same illness that killed Lord Randolph Churchill. Fitzgerald died in 1881 at his home in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, at the age of 47.

A tangible memorial to him is on display at the MCC museum: his illustrated scrapbooks recording matches played between 1859 – 1866. The book contains the earliest cricketing photographs taken. Fitzgerald was also a keen amateur photographer.

Fitzgerald also wrote a humorous book titled "Jerks in from Short Leg" published in 1865 and contributed to numerous cricketing publications including Bell's Life between 1859 – 1874. He also proof-read Arthur Haygarth's Score & Biographies which MCC supported during his time as secretary.

The Hon Sir Edward Chandos Leigh as President of MCC in 1887 paid homage to Fitzgerald. In his autobiography Bar, Bat and Bit, Leigh wrote: "It was, I think, a fortunate thing for the Club and for the cricketing world generally when he (Fitzgerald) became secretary, for a new era seems to have dawned at Lord's with his arrival, and all the vast improvements which took place there owed their origin, inception, and development to his fertile brain and his untiring energy". (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Tinsley Brothers
City: London
Year: 1873
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: ix/335 pages plus 16 pages of publisher's catalogue
Width: 5.75" Height: 8"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This scarce first edition with the statement "With the authors compliments / March: 1873" at the top of the front flyleaf.

This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped red cloth with stamped gilt lettering to the spine. A pictorial design depicting wicket, paddle and balls appears on the spine. The front cover has a portrait of the author stamped in gold. The book shows external wear, with soiling to the covers and small tears along rear spine edge. Three small punctures can be seen at the mid-section of the fore edge of the front cover. The hinges are cracked. The front-cover punctures carry through the preliminary pages and the first 45 pages of the text. An old signature is visible at the top of the dedication page. Pin holes can be seen in the lower outside corner of pages 76 and 77. The lightly age-toned pages exhibit occasional light foxing. This work has double frontispiece, with a portrait of the author opposite a representation of group playing cricket, "The Twelve at Montreal,"
Lot 7035

$175

Details: This lot consists of the original signed etchings shown in the corresponding images.

Items include a matted etching of two pine trees by Elizabeth Bush Woiceske labeled along bottom, "Old Crownies" Ed 50, a matted etching by Anne Steele Marsh of a blacksmith at his forge, and a signed etching from an unknown artist of ships in a rain shower. This item is labeled 22/60 and titled "Rain".

Another item of note is the matted etching "On the Main Coast illegible" signed Phillip Little with the date 1927. The last item is "Point Magu" by Lionel Barrymore. The original etching was reproduced in Talio-Crome. It is in a large envelope stamped with "The Society of American Etchers" logo.

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Condition / Notes: These items are generally well preserved with some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities.
Lot 7036

$120

Title: La franc-maconnerie en France des origines a 1815
Author: Gustave Bord
Publisher: Nouvelle Librairie Nationale
City: Paris
Year: 1908
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: xxvi/551 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is the first volume of this work, entitled "Les ouvriers de l'idee revolutionaire (1688-1771)."

This antique volume has been rebound in quarter green leather with green marbled paper-covered boards. The spine has raised bands and a gilt-lettered black leather label. The book shows mild external wear. The binding is firm. The volume has marbled endpapers. The original printed wrappers are bound in. The pages are clean and without markings. This work contains a number of facsimile signatures as textual illustrations.
Lot 7037

$25

Book Details: This lot consists of the antique decorative literature shown in the corresponding images. Many of these items include illustrations or plates.

Rudyard Kipling titles include a first U.S. edition of "The Day's Work" (Doubleday & McClure Co., 1898), and "The Phantom Rickshaw". "The Myths Of Greece And Rome" by H.A. Guerber, "The Song of Our Syrian Guest" by William Allen Knight, "The Spell Of The Yukon and other verses", "Salomy Jane" by Bret Harte, "Riley Child-Rhymes" with Hoosier Pictures, "Ballads Of A Cheechako" and "The Reds Of The Midi" by Felix Gras are also included.

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. "Myths Of Greece and Rome" has loss to some page edges. Text -block of "The Song of Our Syrian Guest" is detaching. Some items may contain gift inscriptions.
Lot 7038

$55

Title: The Tragedy of Europe: A Day by Day Commentary on the Second World War
Author: Francis Neilson - Francis Neilson was an accomplished actor, playwright, stage director, political figure (former Member of the British House of Commons) avid lecturer, and author of more than 60 books, plays and opera librettos and a leader in the Georgist movement.
Publisher: C. C. Nelson Publishing Company
City: Appleton, Wisconsin
Year: 1940-1946
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 5 Complete: Yes
Width: 7.75" Height: 11"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This set is bound in blue cloth with stamped gilt lettering to the spines and front covers. The books show external wear, with discoloration to the spine of the final volume and very light soiling to the covers. The bindings are firm. The pages are clean and bright. Each volume presents a chronology, bibliography and an index.
Lot 7039

$70

Title: La magie au dix-neuvieme siecle, ses agents, ses verites, ses mensonges. Precedee d'une lettre adressee a l'auteur
Author: Gougenot Des Mousseaux - Roger Gougenot des Mousseaux was a French writer and journalist. In 1860 he wrote "La magie au dix-neufieme siecle," and in 1864 "Les hauts phénomènes de la magie."
Publisher: E. Dentu, Editeur / Henri Plon, Editeur
City: Paris
Year: 1860
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xx/439 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in quarter leather and marbled paper-covered boards. The spine has raised bands and stamped gilt lettering. The book shows light shelfwear. The binding is firm. The volume has speckled edges and marbled endpapers. The pages are clean and bright.
Lot 7040

$90

Details: This lot consists of the antique American travel souvenir books shown in the corresponding images.

Items include "Historic Views of Gettysburg", "Gettysburg The Pictures and the Story", "Steeplechase Souvenir Book Atlantic City", "Pew Views Of Atlantic City", "The Catskill Mountains", "Views of the White Mountains", "Portland The Metropolis and Vicinity", "Views of Altoona", and multiple books for Niagara Falls.

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Condition / Notes: These items exhibit some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. This may including tears or chipping to covers or watermarking.
Lot 7041

$35

Book Details: This lot consists of the vintage and antique Philosophy, Theology and Quaker books shown in the corresponding images. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These items are in functional condition with some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. Some items may have more advanced flaws.
Lot 7042

$40

Book Details: This lot consists of the decorative and antique, small and miniature books of poetry, shown in the corresponding images.

Items include "The Poetic Lacon, or Aphorisms From The Poets" by Ben. Casseday, "Gems From The American Poets," by Rufus W. Griswold, "The Gift Of A Friend." by Bernard Barton, "The Poetical Works Of Thomas Gray", "Poems" by Lydia H. Sigourney, "Evangeline: A Tale Of Acadie." by Henry W. Longfellow and "Glimpses Of Longfellow" by Ella May Corson.

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Condition / Notes: These are intact with some age/wear indications concentrated at the extremities. Some may show light foxing, but most have clear pages. "Evangeline" has a photograph inset. Some items contain gift inscriptions.
Lot 7043

$40

Title: The Gun and the Gospel: Early Kansas and Chaplain Fisher
Author: Hugh Dunn Fisher
Publisher: Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co.
City: Kansas City
Year: 1902
Printing Information: Other - see description
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 347 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 8.25"
Book Details: "Much of the history and many of the incidents herein narrated are so related to the conflict between Slavery and Freedom and the defeat and destruction of the former, "the sum of all villainies," as to justify me in interweaving a resume of its introduction and growth into a national disgrace, its insolence and downfall, with the more personal features of my autobiography." (Author's prefatory text)
Condition / Notes: This is a stated fourth edition of this work.

This antique volume is bound in dark green cloth with stamped gilt lettering to the spine and front cover. The front cover has a bright pictorial design stamped in gold depicting a bible over crossed rifles. The book shows moderate shelfwear, with light soiling to the covers. The binding is firm. The front endpaper and blank preliminary pages display water markings at the top edge. The pages are clean and bright. This work contains a frontispiece portrait of the author as well as additional plates.
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