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Lot 5321

$70
This lot includes the group of World War II-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes four pieces of trench art. This lot includes two vases made from 105mm shells. Each shell is stamped "105 MM MI4." One shell is dated 1944, and the other is dated 1945. This lot also includes a piece made from four different shells: three bullets and a larger shell. A image of Reims Cathedral appears on the larger shell, with a banner underneath that reads "Reims." This piece measures approximately 5 3/4" tall. Additionally, this lot includes a lamp constructed from a long shell measuring approximately 12". The lamp measures nearly 22" tall. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 5322

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of art books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5324

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Some authors include: Carl Hiaasen, James Lee Burke, T. Jefferson Parker, Barbara Parker, Donal Everett Axinn, Philip Kerr, Gay Talese and Tarun J. Tejpal. Many of these books in this lot are in like new condition, with mylar-covered dust jackets. This lot includes at least some first editions and some remainder volumes. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5325

$30
This lot includes the group of signed books written by prominent journalists shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Bill Moyers, Bob Schieffer, Earl Shaub, Tom Brokaw, Walter R. Mears, Bob Woodward and Harrison E. Salisbury. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5326

$30
This lot includes the group of Vietnam-era United States Army first aid-related items shown in the corresponding images. This material includes a surgical instrument kit and a first aid box that contains some battle dressings as used early in the Vietnam conflict. The first aid box is of a later period. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 5327

$70
This lot includes the group of World War II-era Civil Defense items shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes two helmets, arm bands, pins, a badge and other similar items from the United States Civil Defense. The pins included in this lot feature the text "STATE CIVIL DEFENSE COMMISSIONER NEW YORK." The badge is from Elmira, New York, and one arm band is from Pennsylvania. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 5328

$40
This lot includes the pair of original oil paintings shown in the corresponding image(s). These framed paintings portray scenes with mountains in the background. Both pieces are in gilt, decorative frames. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good condition with some light age/wear indications, including occasional, light chipping.
 
Lot 5329

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage and antique estate titles:

- The Tress of Yosemite by Mary Curry Tresidder - Dated 1932 by Stanford University Press
- The Cobra Story by Carroll Shelby - Dated 1965 by Motrobooks International
- The Story of a Hypnotist by Franz J. Polgar - Dated 1954 by Hermitage House - Author-signed on the front free endpaper. In original paper dust jacket.
- Essentials of Mental Healing, The Theory and Practice by L. M. Marston - Dated 1886 by Privately Published by the Author - Several pages are separating from the text block.
- An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric by Hugh Blair - Dated 1832 by Key, Mielke & Biddle

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5330

$100
This very large shelf lot includes the group of books on presidents and politics shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes 21 volumes from the Works of Theodore Roosevelt: National Edition. There is some duplication among these volumes, with two copies of volumes 13, 15, 18 and 19. This lot also includes 19 volumes from the Messages and Papers of the Presidents set. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5331

$25
This lot includes the group of celebrity-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Celebrities in this lot include Michael Moore, Andy Rooney, Carson Kressly, Marlo Thomas, Roger Moore, Rosie O'Donnell, Paul Reiser, Tanya Tucker, Jim Belushi, Dave Barry and Fantasia. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5332

$110
Title: The Pears of New York
Author: U. P. Hedrick
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company
Printing Year: 1921

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of botany, featuring a tissue-guarded frontispiece and many brightly color plates. This handsome volume shows very light external age/wear. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 9.75" x 12" and contains 636 pages. This is one of several lots of the Fruits of New York series by U. P. Hedrick in this catalog.
 
Lot 5334

$35
This lot includes the group of World War II-era ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes "Sweetheart" jewelry and folk art. The jewelry includes a United States Army Sweetheart necklace, bracelet and sterling silver miniature pilot wing. The folk art includes two aprons that are decorated with United States Navy cloth insignia and a handkerchief. 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. 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 5335

$15
This lot includes the group of signed books authored by Richard Russo shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Richard Russo. This lot includes fifteen copies of Russo's Empire Falls. This lot includes at least some first editions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5336

$150
Title: The Halloween Tree
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Gauntlet Publications
Printing Year: 2005

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering to the spine, this volume is a scarce, signed limited edition of Bradbury's illustrated story. The work features drawings by Bradbury and Joe Mugnaini. This volume bears an original signature of Bradbury on the title page, along with the limited edition statement. This volume is number 528 of a limited 750 copies. The volume shows light external age/wear with a small scuff in the upper spine section of the dust jacket, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 11 1/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 494 pages.
 
Lot 5337

$35
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage militaria shown in the corresponding image. This material includes: a large album of sheet music and newspaper clippings; a certificate from the "Sons of Veterans of the United States of America;" a printed note from President Richard Nixon that references Vietnam; a typed letter from Dean Rusk; a belt buckle; a World War II-era creamer from a U. S. Army hospital; and a large variety of other related 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. 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 5338

$45
Title: Holbein: The Paintings of Hans Holbein the Younger, Complete Edition
Author: John Rowlands
Publisher: Phaidon
Printing Year: 1985

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering to the spine, and complete with dust jacket, this volume is a scarce work on the art of Hans Holbein the Younger. The work features more than 300 illustrations, including more than 30 color plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" and contains 288 pages.
 
Lot 5339

$110
This lot includes the large group of antique and vintage photographs, negatives, tintypes and cabinet photographs shown in the corresponding image. Featured in this lot, is a 19" by 4 3/4" photograph of the T. S. Morro Castle. The image depicts the large cruise liner beached at Asbury Park, New Jersey, after its disastrous fire en route from Havana to New York. This lot also includes images of factories, buildings, men, women and children, among many others. 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. 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 5340

$70
Title: Reminiscences of Adventure and Service: A Record of Sixty-Five Years
Author: Major-General A. W. (Adolphus Washington) Greely
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1927

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering to the front board and spine, this antique volume is a scarce, author-signed memoir of Civil War service, exploration, and politics by the American Polar explorer, United States Army officer and Medal of Honor winner, A. W. Greely. This volume features a handwritten and signed letter from author A. W. Greely affixed to the front flyleaf. The letter appears on Cosmos Club stationery. The work is illustrated with many photographic plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 356 pages.
 
Lot 5341

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Arctic exploration by Fridtjof Nansen:

- In Nacht und Eis by Fridtjof Nansen - Dated 1897 by F. A. Brockhaus - Two-volume set. The volumes show moderate wear, with rubbing and darkening to the boards and spines. Both volumes contain several fold-out maps and charts
- Hunting and Adventure in the Arctic by Fridtjof Nansen- Dated 1924 by Duffield and Company - Boards are cracked along the internal hinges, and there is rubbing along the spine and boards.
- Farthest North by Fridtjof Nansen - Dated 1897 by Macmillan and Co. - Two-volume set. The volumes show wear, with rubbing along the extremities and moisture indications on the boards. Occasional pencil marginalia. Volume two contains a fold-out map.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5343

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Some authors include: Vince Flynn, Robert Crais, James Lee Burke, Anne Perry, T. Jefferson Parker, Sena Jeter Naslun, Sara Paretsky and John Nichols. Many of these books in this lot are in like new condition, with mylar-covered dust jackets. This lot includes at least some first editions and some remainder volumes. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5344

$110
This lot includes the group of Little Golden Books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot is a first edition, with the corresponding "A" indicator. Illustrators represented in this lot include Eloise Wilkin and Garth Williams. Some volumes bear a previous owner's name inscribed inside the front board. There is some duplication among the volumes. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5345

$110
This lot includes the large collection of antique and vintage sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to a wide variety of theme(s), including: the Middle East, popular movies (The Sound of Music, Cinderella and many others), popular artists (the Beatles, Elvis), and more. There are approximately 250 individual music pieces in this lot. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 5346

$25
Title: The Art Journal
Author: various authors
Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.
Printing Year: 1875

Condition/Details: Decoratively bound in dark green cloth with bright gilt and black embossing and brightly gilded page edges, this antique volume is volume one of The Art Journal of 1875. This journal was similar to the popular London-basedArt Journal, published by Virtue, in its attempt to enlighten the general public in all areas of art. The work contains many full-page engravings by many of the popular artists of the time, portraying fine art, architecture, sculpture, and more from around the United States and the world. The volume shows moderate external age/wear, with rubbing to the boards and spine cover and some moisture indications. The rear board has white staining. The volume is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The full-page illustrations have tissue-paper guard sheets. The book measures approximately 10 1/2" x 12 1/2".
 
Lot 5348

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. All volume are complete with dust jacket, and some feature protective mylar wrappers. This lot includes at least some first editions and some remainder volumes. Some authors include: Paul Levine, Anne Tyler, Robert Moss, Michael Ondaatje and Edna O'Brien. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5349

$130
This lot includes the group of World War II-era United States Armed Forces insignia and badges shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes approximately 55 pieces. The insignia depict a variety of images and text, including wings and firearms. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 5350

$90
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5351

$40
This lot includes the group of artwork shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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. This lot includes 9 varied media original art pieces and a variety of prints. Featured in the lot are two antique color engraved prints, portraying Italian cities. Also included is a signed limited edition print pencil-signed by Bystrom; a pair of small, original paintings on canvas, one signed by Weed; and two limited edition prints by Ray Ellis, among other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5352

$375
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Salvador Dali
Medium: Limited Edition Signed Print
Year: undated
Dimensions: Frame measures 14" by 17 3/4"

Details/Condition: This original piece features a limited edition, signed print by renowned artist Salvador Dali, signed and numbered in pencil on the bottom matting. This piece is numbered 216/250. The work shows well, with very light age/wear.
 
Lot 5353

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of Arctic exploration books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5354

$40
This lot includes the group of art reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Subjects include: Vermeer, Pieter Pourbus, Nicolas Poussin, Gabriel Metsu and Hendrick Goltzius. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5355

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of Anne Rice first editions:

- The Feast of All Saints by Anne Rice - Dated 1979 by Simon and Schuster - This first edition bears a full number line of 1-10 on the copyright page. The bottom edge of the text block exhibits a light remainder mark. The volume is complete with dust jacket.
- Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice - Dated 1982 by Alfred A. Knopf - This stated first edition bears the letters "FPT" on the front flap of the dust jacket and "9/82" on the rear flap. The top edge of the text block exhibits a remainder mark. The volume is complete with dust jacket. The flaps of the jacket display some staining. There is some light handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf.
- The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice - Dated 1985 by Alfred A. Knopf - This stated first edition bears the letters "FPT" on the front flap of the dust jacket and "10/85" on the rear flap. The top edge of the text block exhibits a remainder mark. The volume is complete with price-clipped dust jacket.
- The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice - Dated 1985 by Alfred A. Knopf - This stated first edition bears the letters "FPT" on the front flap of the dust jacket and "10/85" on the rear flap. The top edge of the text block exhibits a purple tint. The volume is complete with price-clipped dust jacket. The front flyleaf bears a previous owner's name and some light handwriting in pencil.

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