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Lot 6302

$40
This lot includes the group of author-signed books of poetry 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: Ronald H. Bayes, Winston O. Abbott, Bette Eaton Bossen, Ray Brockman, Alan Britt, Minx Boren, James A. Autry, Mrs. Al Fairbrother, Isaac E. Ronch, Alney, George Bradley, John Campbell, Jeanne Osborne Gibbs, David Ogletree, Rod McKuen, Christopher Coppernoll, Bob London, and Matt Fontana. 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 6303

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of art reference 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 6304

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on camping, cottages and architecture:

- Camps in the Woods by Augusts D. Shepard - Dated 1931 by Architectural Book Publishing Co., Inc. - In dust jacket, which shows wear.
- Great Camps of the Adirondacks by Harvey H. Kaiser - Dated 1982 by David R. Godine
- Log Cabins and Cottages, How to Build and Furnish Them by William S. Wicks - Dated 1928 by Forest and Stream, Inc.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6305

$175
This auction lot includes the following group of slipcased books from Encino Press on the American West:

- The Last Captive by A. C. Greene - Dated 1972 by Encino Press - This limited edition volume, number 239 of 250, is hand signed on the limitation page by the author. Stored in the slipcase.
- Texas Under Arms by Gerald S. Pierce - Dated 1969 by Encino Press - This limited edition volume, number 98 of 250, is hand signed on the limitation page by the author, and signed by designer Wm. D. Witliff on the colophon. Stored in the slipcase.
- Cowpokes, Nesters, & So Forth by Judge Orland L. Sims - Dated 1970 by Encino Press - This limited edition volume, number 37of 250, is hand signed on the limitation page by the author. Stored in the slipcase.
- Gun-Toters I Have Known by Judge Orland L. Sims - Dated 1967 by Encino Press - Hand-inscribed and signed on the front fly leaf. This limited edition volume is number 98 of 750. Stored in the two-toned brown slipcase, which shows some sunning and wear.
- Cow Camps & Cattle Herds by John A. Lomax - Dated 1967 by Encino Press - Hand-signed by the author on the front fly leaf. Hand-inscribed and signed by designer Wm. D. Witliff on the colophon. Limited edition volume, number 98 of 750 volumes printed.
- Back To Back by Ben K. Green - Dated 1970 by Encino Press - Author-signed on the front fly leaf, this limited edition volume is number 551 of 850.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These volumes are ex-library books, with typical stamps, stickers, handwriting and other indications.
 
Lot 6306

$50
Title: Manual of the Discovery, Manufacture, and Administration of Nitrous Oxide, or Laughing Gas
Author: F. R. Thomas
Publisher: S> S. White
Printing Year: 1870

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon blind-stamped cloth with gilt embossing, this antique, small volume is an early medical work on laughing gas and "its relations to dental or minor surgical operations." The work contains illustrations showing the apparatuses used in giving nitrous oxide. This is an ex-library volume, with a label on the spine and stamps on the front endpapers. The volume shows moderate external age/wear, with rubbing to the boards and spine, and the top of the spine cover cloth tearing. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 7" and contains 122 pages.
 
Lot 6307

$25
This lot includes the group of books on American art history shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes discuss American glass, sculpture, flag paintings and art of the Connecticut Valley. 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 6308

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of author-signed first edition books by Robert Ludlum:

- The Apocalypse Watch by Robert Ludlum - Dated 1995 by Bantam Books
- The Matarese Countdown by Robert Ludlum - Dated 1997 by Bantam Books
- The Road to Omaha by Robert Ludlum - Dated 1992 by Random House
- The Scorpio Illusion by Robert Ludlum - Dated 1993 by Bantam Books
- The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum - Dated 1988 by Random House

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show very well, with only light shelf wear. Each volume is in a mylar-covered dust jacket, and is tightly bound with bright pages.
 
Lot 6309

$175
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Fluted Luncheon Plates
Number of Pieces: 7
Dimension: 9" diameter

Details/Condition: This lot includes the piece(s) of original MacKenzie-Childs ceramics shown in the corresponding image. The MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction all came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. This lot features the classic, signature style of MacKenzie-Childs, with hand-painted, whimsical designs several muted colors.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 6310

$30
This lot features nine original Winslow Homer engravings from Harper's Weekly and Appleton's Journal. These pieces include Harper's engravings featuring art students at the Louvre Gallery in Paris, dancers at a Parisian Ball and children on their way to school. The Appleton's engravings feature three cover engravings and two internal engravings (one of which spanned two pages) of railroads and country scenes.
Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th century America and a preeminent figure in American art. Largely self-taught, Homer began his career working as a commercial illustrator. He subsequently took up oil painting and produced major studio works characterized by the weight and density he exploited from the medium. (biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)

These intricately detailed engravings show well, with light age toning and edgewear to the paper, with occasional loss to the edges. The text from the opposite side of each paper is just barely evident.
 
Lot 6311

$30
Title: The Plums of New York
Author: U. P. Hedrick
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company
Printing Year: 1911

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with gilt embossing, this antique folio volume is a botanical work on plums that constitutes Volume 3, Part II of the 18th Annual Report of State of New York's Department of Agriculture. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of William Robert Prince and over 100 color lithograph plates of varieties of plums. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with significant moisture indications to the boards and spine. The text block is well bound with clean pages, except for the front pages, including the title page, which show some moisture indications. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 12 1/4" and contains 616 pages. This is one of several lots of the Fruits of New York series by U. P. Hedrick in this catalog.
 
Lot 6312

$20
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. Authors represented in this lot include: Helen Hayes, Gillian Helfgott, Dave Carey, Aphrodite Jones and Gregory Jaynes, among others. 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 6313

$90
Title: The Color Purple
Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Printing Year: 1982 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in cream paper with light purple cloth spine and bright white lettering and in the original, mylar-covered dust jacket, this volume is a scarce first edition, first printing of Alice Walker's classic work, The Color Purple. This volume states "First Edition BCDE" on the copyright page. The volume shows light external age/wear, with minimal sunning to the top of the boards. The text block is solidly bound with clean pages. There is a previous owner's stamp on the front pastedown, and there are glue stains on the front and rear pastedowns and on the reverse flaps of the dust jacket, none of which are visible when the dust jacket is on the book. This is a remainder volume, with a red mark on the bottom edge of the text block. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 3/4" and contains 245 pages.
 
Lot 6314

$140
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Stacked Teapot & Two Tumblers
Number of Pieces: 6
Dimension: 10.5" tall (stacked teapot), 4.5" tall (tumblers)

Details/Condition: This lot includes the piece(s) of original MacKenzie-Childs ceramics shown in the corresponding image. The MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction all came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. This lot features the classic, signature style of MacKenzie-Childs, with hand-painted, whimsical designs in several muted colors.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades. There is a small chip on the underside of the teapot lid, and some residue on the interior of the teapot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 6315

$20
Title: The Nature of Things, A Didascaltic Poem
Author: Titus Lucretius Carus
Publisher: J. Rodwell
Printing Year: 1813, Volume II Only

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled boards with three-quarter leather and raised spine bands, this antique volume is a translation of a Latin work by Titus Lucretius Carus, with commentaries and a piece on the life of Epicurus, translated by Thomas Busby. This is volume two only, beginning with book four. The volume shows external age/wear, with much of the leather on the corner of the boards lacking. The boards are cracking along the external hinges along the spine, and there is rubbing to the spine and boards. The text block is well bound with age-toned pages, which show occasional moisture indications. This is an ex-library volume, with occasional, typical handwriting and a barcode label adhered inside of the front board. The book measures approximately 10" x 11 3/4".
 
Lot 6316

$120
Title: Dong Son Drums in Viet Nam
Author: uncredited
Publisher: The Viet Nam Social Science Publishing House
Printing Year: 1990

Condition/Details: Bound in brown and tan cloth with bright gilt embossing and in the original pictorial dust jacket, this volume provides a study of Dong Son Drums, bronze drums fabricated by the Dong Son culture, in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. The drums were produced from about 600 BC or earlier until the third century AD, and are one of the culture's finest examples of metalworking. (historical detail courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work is illustrated with many photographs and drawings of the drums, with text descriptions in English and Vietnamese. The volume shows light external age/wear, with some sunning and wear to the jacket edges and light rubbing to the boards. The text block is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 10 1/2" x 14 1/2" and contains 282 pages.
 
Lot 6317

$25
This lot includes the group of three vintage volumes from ARS Orientalis, The Arts of Islam and the East shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include volumes seven through nine, printed in 1968-1973 by the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution. 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 6318

$40
This lot includes the group of antique theology and missionary-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles in this lot include These Forty Years, A Short History of the China Inland Mission (1903), Handbuch der Theologischen Literatur (two volumes in one, 1840), Through Bible Lands (1878), The Spirit and Beauty of the Christian Religion (1858), The Tent and the Altar (1854), and My Travels: A Journey of 40,000 Miles. 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. Several of the volumes have detached or cracked boards, moisture indications, rubbing to the extremities and other typical wear.
 
Lot 6319

$130
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Fish Dinner Serving Platter
Number of Pieces: 3
Dimension: 15.5" long, 8.5" wide

Details/Condition: This lot includes the piece(s) of original MacKenzie-Childs ceramics shown in the corresponding image. The MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction all came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. This lot features the classic, signature style of MacKenzie-Childs, with hand-painted, whimsical designs in several muted colors.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 6320

$20
This lot features four original Frederic Remington engravings from Harper's Weekly. These pieces include engravings titled "The Ordeal in the Sun Dance Among the Blackfeet Indians", "Pima Indians Convoyinga Silver Train in Mexico", "Thrust His Lance Through His Body and Rode Him Down" and "Crow Indians Firing Into the Agency".

Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifically concentrating on the last quarter of the 19th century American West and images of cowboys, American Indians, and the U.S. Cavalry. (biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)

These intricately detailed engravings show well, with light age toning and edgewear to the paper, with occasional loss to the edges. The text from the opposite side of each paper is just barely evident.
 
Lot 6321

$40
This lot includes the group of approximately 50 excised illustrations from antique books and newspapers shown in the corresponding image. This material comes from the collection of a former book dealer, and much of it is in plastic, with cardstock backing, several pieces are also matted. These antique pieces come from a variety of books and several pieces are from Harper's Weekly. The illustrations include engravings, among other styles, several of which are hand colored. Topics featured in these pages women, landscapes, history, Natives and heraldry, among other topics.

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 6322

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of first edition titles signed by the authors:

- Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh - Dated 2008 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
- The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva - Dated 2000 by Random House
- Sunnyside by Glen David Gold - Dated 2009 by Alfred A. Knopf - Author-signed on the title page. The jacket shows wear at the top corners.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show very well, in original, mylar-covered dust jackets. Each volume is tightly bound with clean, bright pages.
 
Lot 6323

$200
Title: The Man with the Golden Gun
Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: The New American Library
Printing Year: 1965 Stated First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in black paper with bright gilt embossed gun going from the rear board to the front board, this vintage volume is a stated first printing of this classic James Bond story. This volume is in the original dust jacket, with "bullet holes" in the front cover, as issued.

Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was a British author, journalist and Naval Intelligence Officer. He is reputed to have been the designer of Operation Mincemeat and Operation Goldeneye, one of which was carried out in the Second World War. Best known for his novels about the British spy James Bond, Fleming chronicled Bond's adventures in twelve novels and nine short stories, a literary output that has sold over 100 million copies worldwide, making it one of the most popular series of related novels of all time. Fleming also wrote the children's story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and two works of non-fiction. In 2008, The Times (of London) ranked Ian Fleming fourteenth on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". (biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The mylar-covered cream dust jacket shows light wear, with moisture indications and a tear along the top of the front cover. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and contains 183 pages.
 
Lot 6324

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage and antique children's titles:

- And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss - Dated 1937 by The Vanguard Press - Later printing, with the boy on the cover in blue shorts rather than white. Includes the rear cover of the dust jacket.
- Chitty Chitty Bang Ban, The Magical Car by Ian Fleming - Dated 1964 by Random House
- A Forest World by Felix Salten - Dated 1942 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company
- Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard - Dated 1945 by Holiday House
- Brave Companions by Ruth Adams Knight - Dated 1945 by Doubleday, Doran and Company - Frontispiece illustration by Lynd Ward.
- Jube, The Story of a Trapper's Dog by Thomas C. Hinkle - Dated 1945 by William Morrow & Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Each of the volumes is in the original dust jacket.
 
Lot 6325

$90
Title: The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Author: Thornton Wilder
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd
Printing Year: 1927 First UK Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in gorgeous blue cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a first UK edition of this classic, Pulitzer Prize winning work by Thornton Wilde. The first UK edition preceded the American edition by a few days. This volume is in the original mylar-covered dust jacket, which is bright and unfaded and has minute chipping at the head and base of the spine and at the head and base of the corner folds. The volume shows light external age/wear, with typical shelf wear of a book this age. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 8" and contains 140 pages.
 
Lot 6326

$110
Title: Animation: The Art of Friz Freleng
Author: Friz Freleng, with David Weber
Publisher: Donovan Publishing
Printing Year: 1994

Condition/Details: Bound in white cloth-covered boards with quarter leather to the spine featuring an illustrated front board, this limited edition is signed by Friz Freleng. This two-volume set features: a book with 239 pages filled with photos and drawings on Friz Freleng, his early life, his studio life, the war years, and more; a 32 page soft cover booklet titled Backstage with Friz and Co. with additional information on how a cartoon is made; a VHS cassette tape titled Frame by Frame; and an audio cassette titled Words and Music. The larger book is signed on the hologram page by Friz Freleng, and is numbered 3,965 of 4,000 copies. This set also includes a numbered registration card and certificate of authenticity matching the limited edition number (3,965/4000).

Isadore "Friz" Freleng (August 21, 1905 – May 26, 1995) was an animator, cartoonist, director, and producer best known for his work on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons from Warner Bros. He introduced and/or developed several of the studio's biggest stars, including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the cat, Yosemite Sam (to whom he was said to bear more than a passing resemblance) and Speedy Gonzales. The senior director at Warners' Termite Terrace studio, Freleng directed more cartoons than any other director in the studio (a total of 266), and is also the most honored of the Warner directors, having won four Academy Awards. After Warners shut down the animation studio in 1963, Freleng and business partner David DePatie founded DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, which produced cartoons (notably The Pink Panther Show), feature film title sequences, and Saturday morning cartoons through the early 1980s. The nickname "Friz" came from how "frizzly" his hair was at one time. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

The entire set measures approximately 11 1/4" x 10" in the decorative slipcase. This item is in like-new condition, and is complete with its original shipping box from Donovan publishing.
 
Lot 6327

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's titles:

- Down Spider Web Lane, A Fairy Tale by Mary Dickerson Donahey - Dated 1909 by Barse & Hopkins
- Story of the Birds for Young People with Bird Alphabet by Gertrude Keeley - Dated 1914 by Hurst & Company - The boards are detached from the text block and text block shows significant play/wear.
- Mopsa The Fairy by Jean Ingelow - Dated 1910 by J. B. Lippincott Company - The boards are detached from the text block and there is handwriting from previous owners.
- Little Jolliby's Christmas by Harriet A. Cheever - Dated 1895 by Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society
- The Giant Scissors by Annie Fellows Johnston - Dated 1898 by L. C. Page and Company
- The Little Colonel by Annie Fellows Johnston - Dated 1895 by L. C. Page & Company - This volume shows moisture indications.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6328

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of decorative antique titles:

- The Sons of Temperance Offering, for 1851 by T. S. Arthur - Dated 1851 by Cornish, Lamport & Co. - Shows advanced wear, reading copy only.
- The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope - Dated c1895 by John W. Lovell
- The Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare - Dated c1895 by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
- His Majesty, Myself by uncredited author - Dated 1880 by Roberts Brothers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6329

$250
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Dessert Plates
Number of Pieces: 9
Dimension: 7" diameter

Details/Condition: This lot includes the piece(s) of original MacKenzie-Childs ceramics shown in the corresponding image. The MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction all came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. This lot features the classic, signature style of MacKenzie-Childs, with hand-painted, whimsical designs in several muted colors.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 6330

$130
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Ornaments, Miniatures, & Accessories
Number of Pieces: 17 (including lids)
Details/Condition: This lot includes the piece(s) of original MacKenzie-Childs ceramics shown in the corresponding image. The MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction all came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. This lot features the classic, signature style of MacKenzie-Childs, with hand-painted, whimsical designs in several muted colors.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 6331

$45
This lot includes the group of author-signed books written by best-selling authors shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective best-selling author. Authors represented in this lot include: Ed McBain, Patricia Cornwell, Lawrence Block, Janet Evanovich and Nora Roberts. 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 6332

$45
This lot includes the group of books on Native Americans and South America shown in the corresponding image(s). The works in this lot include a two-volume set on the Galapagos Islands, and works on Native American paintings and art, the Summa Arts of Mexico, and the sandpaintings of the Kayenta Navahos. Also included is an author-signed volume, The Indians of the Americas, by John Collier. 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 6333

$140
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Taylor Table Lamp
Number of Pieces: 1
Dimension: 27" tall

Details/Condition: This lot includes the piece(s) of original MacKenzie-Childs ceramics shown in the corresponding image. The MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction all came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. This lot features the classic, signature style of MacKenzie-Childs, with hand-painted, whimsical designs in several muted colors.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades. This lamp has padding adhered to the bottom. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 6334

$30
This lot includes the group of art reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books cover a variety of topics, including the artwork of Monet, Cezanne, Edward Hicks, and Andrew Wyeth. 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 6335

$60
This lot includes the group of books on the history of Buddhism shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes discuss images of Buddha, the gods of northern Buddhism, the Great Eastern Temple, Chinese Buddhism and early Buddhist rock temples. 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 6336

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of first edition titles:

- The Crow Road by Iain Banks - Dated 1992 by Macadam Cage - Contains a paper with the author's signature. In white slipcase with silver lettering.
- The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova - Dated 2005 by Little, Brown and Company - Author-signed. Remainder mark on the bottom edge of the text block.
- The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski - Dated 2008 by Ecco - Author-signed.
- Flight of the Intruder by Stephen Coonts - Dated 1986 by Naval Institute Press
- The Good German by Joseph Kanon - Dated 2001 by Henry Holt - Author-signed.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6337

$225
Title: The Cambridge Medieval History
Author: J. B. Bury
Publisher: The Macmillan Company
Printing Year: 1911
Number of Volumes: Seven-volume set (volumes I-VII)

Notes: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set describes Medieval History. These volumes cover a variety of topics, including the Christian Roman Empire, the rise of the Saracens, Germany and the Western Empire, the Eastern Roman Empire, the Papacy and much more. The work is illustrated with maps and charts, some of which are folding. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with typical shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities. Overall, the text blocks are well bound with lightly age toned pages. Some of the bindings show play. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2".
 
Lot 6338

$90
This lot includes the group of books on Artwork of Thailand shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include sculptures, modern art, and the Kingdom of Siam. 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 6339

$130
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Fluted Oval Dishes
Number of Pieces: 7
Dimension: 9.25" long, 6" wide

Details/Condition: This lot includes the piece(s) of original MacKenzie-Childs ceramics shown in the corresponding image. The MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction all came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. This lot features the classic, signature style of MacKenzie-Childs, with hand-painted, whimsical designs in several muted colors.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
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