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Lot 8155

$110
This shelf lot includes the very large group of books about collectables shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $98.50
Lot 8156

$200
Title: Maured Allatafet Jemaleddini Filii Togri-Bardii, Seu Rerum Aegyptiacarum Annales, Ab anno Christ 971, usque ad annum 1453
Author: J. D. Carlyle
Publisher: Apud B. White & Filios (Cambridge)
Printing Year: 1792

Condition/Details: Bound in quarter leather with paper-covered boards, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this translation from the Arabic of the "Rerum Egypticarum Annales" (Annals of the Kings of Egypt) by English Orientalist Joseph Dacre Carlyle (June 4, 1759 April 18, 1804). The text is divided in three parts: Latin translation, notes and the original Arabic text. The volume shows significant external age/wear, with taping to spine and chipping to boards. Binding is detached at front hinge. Lightly age-toned pages show very occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 7 3/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 132 / 55 /132 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8157

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of ex-library titles:

- Marine Insurance in Philadelphia 1721-1800 - Dated 1933 by Harrold E. Gillingham - Illustrated with facsimiles
- Congress Hall by Samuel W. Pennypacker - Dated 1895 by Philadelphia Bench and Bar - Initial pages detached
- Semi-Centennial Celebration of the Franklin Fire Insurance Company - Dated 1879 by J.B. Lippincott - Gilt stamping on cover; initial pages detached
- Centennial Meeting of the Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses - Dated 1852 by C. Sherman - Spine cover is lacking
- Essays on the Public Charities of Philadelphia - Dated 1828; no publisher stated
- The Words of the Pageant by Francis Howard Williams - Dated 1912 by Historical Pageant Committee - Soft cover with stiff library binding; full color soft cover
- Record of Indentures by- Dated 1973 by Genealogical Publishing - Reprint of a publication originally issued in 1773

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and typical library markings and labels. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 8158

$55
Title: History of Hanover Township including Sugar Notch, Ashley, and Nanticoke Boroughs, and also a History of Wyoming Valley in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Author: Henry Blackman Plumb
Publisher: Robert Baur, Printer and Stationer (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)
Printing Year: 1885 First Edition

Condition/Details: Rebound in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce history of Hanover township, Pennsylvania. The work is illustrated with a fold-out map. The library binding of volume shows light external age/wear. Hinges have been reinforced. Mildly age-toned pages with red edges show no annotations. Title page and final page of index bear library stamps. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9" and contains 498 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8159

$40
This shelf lot includes the very large group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $76.50
Lot 8160

$35
Title: The Centennial Exhibition and the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1776 - 1876
Publisher: Rand McNally & Co., Printers & Engravers
Printing Year: 1876

Condition/Details: Bound in library boards, this antique volume is a scarce softcover publication issued to commemorate the Centennial Exhibition of Philadelphia, The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

The Pennsylvania Railroad extends from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, with a number of branches, giving it a total mileage of 888 miles. By the purchase of the New Jersey, Camden & Amboy, and Philadelphia & Erie Railroads, an additional mileage of 63 miles was gained, making the total number of miles owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad 1,651, and giving it outlets at New York and upon Lake Erie. The Pennsylvania Railroad ran special trains from Philadelphia's Market Street, New York City, Baltimore and Pittsburgh.

The work is illustrated with in-text and full-page engravings. Color fold-out map is attached at rear of volume. The pictorial front cover of original green wrappers is almost entirely detached. The text block is intact with clean pages. Library stamp appears on detached portion of front cover. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9" and contains 51 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8161

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of ex-library titles:

- A History of Chester County Pennsylvania by C.W. Heathcote - Dated 1932 by National Historical Association - Illustrated with black and white photos
- Index to Chester County, Pennsylvania Wills and Intestate Records 1713-1850 by Bart Anderson, et al - Dated 1970 by The Pennsylvania Traveller
- Record of the Courts of Chester County Pennsylvania 1681-1697 - Dated 1910 by Colonial Society of Pennsylvania
- History of Chester County Pennsylvania by C.W. Heathcote - Dated 1926 by Horace F. Temple
- The Poets and Poetry of Chester County Pennsylvania by George Johnston - Dated 1890 by J.B. Lippincott - Illustrated frontispiece; bright gilt stamping on cover

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and some library indications on spines and title pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8162

$35
Title: Annals of Philadelphia: Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, & Incidents of the City and Its Inhabitants from the Days of the Pilgrim Founders. Intended To Preserve the Recollections of Olden Time, and To Exhibit Society in Its Changes of Manners and Customs, and the City in Its Local Changes and Improvement. To Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing Olden Time Researches and Reminiscences of New York City
Author: John F. Watson
Publisher: E. I. Carey & A. Hart (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1830 First Edition

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce original edition of this history of Philadelphia. The work is illustrated with 20 lithographs and 4 portrait plates. The volume has detached boards. Text block is intact with lightly age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. Antique library bookplate appears on front endpaper. Library stamps can be seen on title page and final page of text. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 9" and contains 740 pages plus 78 pages of appendix. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8163

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of titles in original dust jackets:

- Jagdgeschwader 53 by Jochen Prien - Dated 1997 by Schiffer - Amply illustrated by historical photography
- Willy Messerschmitt: Pioneer of Aviation Design by Hans Ebert, Johann Kaiser, Klaus Peters - Dated 1999 by Schiffer - Extensively illustrated with photos and plans
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 by Jochen Prien/Peter Rodeike - Dated 1993 by Schiffer
- Messerschmitt Me 262 by Willy Radinger/Walter Schick - Dated 1993 by Schiffer - Color and black & white illustrations
- The Blond Knight of Germany by Raymond Toliver and Trevor Constable - Dated 1985 by Aero - First Edition Thus; dust jacket exhibits some age wear

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, almost new condition. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 8164

$60
Title: The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern, with Biographical and Explanatory Notes
Editors: Richard Garnett, Leon Vallee & Alois Brandl
Publisher: Clarke Company, Limited (London) / Merrill & Baker (New York) / Emile Terquem (Paris) / Bibliothek Verlag (Berlin)
Printing Year: 1899
Number of Volumes: Complete 33 volume set of the Edition Nationale

Notes: Bound in green cloth with paper spine labels, this antique set is a scarce edition of this massive anthology of world literature whose editor-in-chief was Richard Garnett C.B. (February 27, 1835 April 13, 1906), a scholar, librarian, biographer and poet. Born at Lichfield in England, and educated at a school in Bloomsbury, he entered the British Museum in 1851 as an assistant librarian. In 1875, he became superintendent of the Reading Room, in 1881, editor of the General Catalogue of Printed Books, and in 1890 until his retirement in 1899, Keeper of Printed Books.

Garnett's literary works include numerous translations from the Greek, German, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese; several books of verse; the book of short stories The Twilight of the Gods (1888, 16 stories; 12 stories added in the 1903 edition); biographies of Thomas Carlyle, John Milton, William Blake, and others; The Age of Dryden (1895); a History of Italian Literature; English Literature: An Illustrated Record (with Edmund Gosse); and many articles for encyclopaedias and the Dictionary of National Biography. He also discovered and edited some unpublished poems of Shelley (Relics of Shelley, 1862). His poem "Where Corals Lie" was set to music by Sir Edward Elgar as part of Sea Pictures and was first performed in 1899.

This is copy number 771 of 1000. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits and plates. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages with gilt top edges. The books measure approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $67.50
Lot 8165

$55
Title: Genealogical and Family History of the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys
Editor: Rev Horace Hayden
Publisher: Lewis Publishing
Printing Year: 1906
Number of Volumes: 2

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce edition of a history of the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania.

The work contains extensive full-page engravings and black and white photography offering images primarily of their prominent citizens. Page edges are full gilt; the volume shows external age/wear. The front boards, spine covers and some initial pages are detached. Lightly age-toned show no annotations; title pages bear library stamps. The books measures approximately 8 3/4" x 11" and contain 582 and 628 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 8166

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society library:

- History of Proprietary Government in Pennsylvania by William Robert Shepherd - Dated 1896 by Columbia University - Text block is split. Boards are detached.
- Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Dated 1874 by Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Hinges are cracked.
- History of the Towandas, 1776 - 1886 by C. F. Heverly - Dated 1886 by Reporter-Journal Printing Company (Towanda, Pennsylvania) - Front board is detached. Spine cover is detached at front hinge.
- Names of Persons Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the State of Pennsylvania by Thompson Westcott - Dated 1865 by John Campbell (Philadelphia) - Text block is split in two. Front board and preliminaries are detached.
- The Three Earls: An Historical Sketch and Proceedings of the Centennial Jubilee Held at New Holland, PA, July 4, 1876 - Dated 1876 by Ranck & Sandoe (New Holland) - Transparent tape holding boards. Front board detached at hinge. Title page and initial pages detached.
- Lives of the Governors of Pennsylvania, with the Incidental History of the State, from 1609 to 1872 by William Armor - Dated 1872 by James K. Simon - Volume lacks spine cover, boards are detached.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications and library markings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 8167

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society:

- Annals of the Kensington Methodist Episcopal Church by Rev. W. Swindells - Dated 1893 by Publisher - Illustrated frontispiece and gilt stamping on cover
- Centennial of St. John's Church by Rev. Edward Sibole - Dated 1906 by Finley and Co. - Bright gilt stamping on green cloth
- Services of the United Methodist Episcopal Church - Dated 1878 by J.B. Lippincott & Co. - Gilt stamped cover
- History of Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church - Dated 1890 by J.B. Lippincott & Co. - Initial pages detached
- Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Tabernacle M.E. Church - Dated 1878; no publisher stated
- The Church of the Covenant by Rev. Dudley A. Tyng - Dated 1858 by Henry B. Asmead - Spine cover has lost matter

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and some library indications on spines and title pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 8168

$60
Title: History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Author: Henry Graham Ashmead
Publisher: L. H. Everts & Co. (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1884

Condition/Details: Rebound in brown cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce history of Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded plates (including a large number of engraved portraits) and maps, including color map at beginning showing boundaries of each town in Delaware County. The library binding of this volume shows light external age/wear. The book is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages with gilt edges. The book measures approximately 8" x 11 1/4" and contains 767 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 8169

$70
This shelf lot includes the very large group of books on world history shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $62.50
Lot 8170

$110
Title: The Christopher Robin Verses: Being "When We Were Young" and "Now We Are Six," With a Preface for Parents
Author: A. A. Milne
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.
Printing Year: 1932 Stated First Edition in Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and embossed figure of boy walking with fishing rod, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this work by English author Alan Alexander Milne (January 18, 1882 January 31, 1956), best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems. The work is illustrated with twelve plates in color and text decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. The volume shows light external age/wear, with sunning to spine and edges. The book is solidly bound with clean pages and bright illustrations. Intact pictorial dustjacket with chipping to edges and spine is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 1/4" and contains 210 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8171

$150
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique and vintage ex-library books on the history of Pennsylvania 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 bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $39.50
Lot 8172

$200
Title: The Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite, Composed in Syriac A.D. 507 with a Translation into English and Notes
Editor & Translator: W. Wright
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Printing Year: 1882 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of the English translation of a chronicle which narrates the history of the war between the Greeks and Persians in 502 - 506, and which is one of the earliest and best historical documents preserved in Syriac. The work is illustrated with a fold-out map of the Seat of War and a fold-out Plan of Edessa. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages that show light pencil markings. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 92 / 84 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8173

$50
This lot includes the group of book catalogs shown in the corresponding image(s).

These catalogs were prepared to guide bidders at auctions featuring important works of American, British and French literature and history. The collections offered for sale in these volumes often represented important and valuable collections from libraries, institutions and individuals. Some of the well known galleries represented are: Swann, Maggs Bros., Baker & Brooks, Walpole and Ritter.

Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These volumes are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older volumes are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $79.50
Lot 8174

$40
Title: Geschichte der Deutschen Gesellschaft von Pennsylvanien. Von der Zeit der Grundung 1764 bis zum Jahre 1876. Festgabe zum Jubeljahre der Republik. Vefasst auf Veranlassung der Deutschen Gesellschaft
Author: Oswald Seidensticker
Publisher: Verlag von Jg. Kohler (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1876

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of the German Society of Pennsylvania. This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, with chipping at head of spine. Paper spine label is clearly visible. The hinges are cracked. Lightly age-toned pages with gilt edges show no annotations. Title page and final page of text show library stamps. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 336 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8175

$80
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of a silk bookmark commemorating the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, with images of both Columbus and the Santa Maria. In addition, there are a historical guide book to Gettysburg (1924) with fold-out map, a souvenir booklet (elegantly bound in red leatherette) for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, a small illustrated booklet of magic tricks (1934), and numerous other antique pamphlets, booklets and magazines. Present as well are two ledgers from the late nineteenth century. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $64.50
Lot 8176

$55
Title: History of Washington County
Author: Alfred Creigh
Publisher: B. Singerly
Printing Year: 1871

Condition/Details: Rebound in green cloth with gilt stamping, this antique volume is a scarce description of life in the county from its early days as part of Ohio, up through the time of publication in 1871. The work is illustrated primarily with lists of data. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 9" and contains 375 pages plus an appendix and an index running 132 pages. A library stamp is seen on the title page and the last page of the volume. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8177

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles obtained from a historical society:

- Index to Inscriptions in the Prospect Hill Cemetery by Frank Haviland and Genevieve Carey - Dated 1931; no publisher stated - Hand-typed listing, bound in stiff library boards
- Pennsylvania Gravestone Inscriptions by Dr. Irwin DeLong - Dated 1925 by Wickersham Press - Original wrappers bound in stiff library boards
- The Old Grave-Yards of Northampton and Adjacent Counties by John Eyerman - Dated 1901; no publisher stated - Original wrappers bound in stiff library boards
- Memories of Carlisle's Old Graveyard by Sarah Woods Parkinson - Dated 1930 by Mary Kirtley Lamberton - Illustrated with black and white photos
- Inscriptions from Union Dale Cemetery by K.T.H. McFarland - Dated 1985 by Closson Press - Volumes 1 through 5 soft covers
- Abstracts of Tombstone Inscriptions, Montgomery County by Edward Hocker - Dated 1938; no publisher stated - Original wrappers bound in stiff library boards

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and some library indications on spines and title pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 8178

$40
Title: M. Tullii Ciceroniis Opera
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Publisher: Elzevir (Leiden)
Printing Year: 1642

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce collection of the works of Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3, 106 BC December 7, 43 BC), a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. He was member of a wealthy family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.

This is the first volume of an eight volume set according to Brill # 545. This volume lacks title page and preliminary page (first page of text is dedication page). This volume contains Rhetoricorum ad C. Herennium, De Inventione Rhetorica, De Oratore, De claris Oratoribus Liber, Orator ad M. Brutum, Topica ad C. Trebatium Iurisconsultum, De Partitione Oratoria Dialogus, De Optimo genere Oratorum. The volume contains a portrait engraving of the author. The volume is disbound. Spine shows taping. Text block is split at several points. Lightly age-toned pages show no annotations. The book measures approximately 3 1/4" x 5 1/4" and contains 768 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8179

$30
This shelf lot includes the very large group of literature shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $62.50
Lot 8180

$70
Title: A History of Delaware County Pennsylvania and Its People
Editor: John W. Jordan
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1914
Number of Volumes: Complete 3 volume set

Notes: Bound in half leather with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of historical and biographical texts relating to Delaware County, located immediately adjacent to and west of Philadelphia, and part of the Delaware Valley area. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits and full-page plates, a number of which offer portraits of prominent members of the communities of Delaware County. These ex-library volumes show external age/wear, with rubbing along edges of spine. The books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages with marbled edges. Antique library bookplates can be seen on front endpapers. Discrete library stamps appear on title pages and final pages of texts. Light pencil markings are visible on title and copyright pages. The books measure approximately 8 1/4" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8181

$40
Title: History of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania
Author: John N. Boucher
Publisher: Lewis Publishing
Printing Year: 1906
Number of Volumes: 3

Condition/Details: Bound in 1/2 leather with decorative marbled boards, these antique volumes are a scarce edition of a history of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The works cover the time from the county's first settlement in 1755 up to the publication date of 1906.

The work contains extensive full-page engravings, black and white photography offering images of their prominent citizens, and maps. Page edges are marbled; the volume shows external age/wear. The front boards, spine covers and some initial pages are detached on Volumes I and II, the gutters are splitting on Volume III. Lightly age-toned pages show no annotations; title pages bear library stamps. The books measure approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 8182

$200
Title: Historia Iemanae, e Codice Manuscripto Arabico, Cui Titulus Est ...Concinnata: ...
Editor: Carolus Theodorus Johannsen
Publisher: Bonnae apud Marcum en Officina Baadeni
Printing Year: 1828

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce history of Yemen. The volume shows external age/wear, with water marking to front cover and initial pages. Covers have chipping to edges. Front cover and initial pages are detached. Binding is cracking at several places. Age-toned pages show foxing. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 3/4" and contains 300 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8183

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

- Coleman's Re-Print of William Penn's Original Proposal and Plan by James Coleman - Dated 1881 by Coleman - Illustrated with fold-out map
- The McKinley Memorial in Philadelphia by James M. Beck - Dated 1909 by The Committee - Illustrated frontispiece
- The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia by Frank Cousins and Phil Riley - Dated 1920 by Little, Brown - Limited edition of 950, of which this is copy 239
- History of the Master Builders' Exchange by Clem Congdon - Dated 1893 by Sunshine Publishing - Bright gilt stamping on brown cloth; small split at upper gutter
- Laying of the Corner Stone of the New Public Buildings - Dated 1874; no publisher stated
- Philadelphia and its Environs - Dated 1873 by J.B. Lippincott - Illustrated with engravings; soft cover with stiff library binding added
- Reply of the Commissioners for the Erection of Public Buildings - Dated 1883 by The Commissioners - Decorative marbled boards

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and typical library markings and labels Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8184

$60
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of the following items: a large-format illustrated children's book in wrappers entitled "I Want To Be a Circus Man" by Marion L. McNeil, with illustrations by Corinne R. Bailey (Saalfield Pub. Co., 1934, No. 1064); song books, souvenir books, diaries, etc. (a number of which are bound in leather); various pamphlets of a political or academic nature; a number of "Gillette maps" dating to 1858 (small-format maps pasted on cardboard); railroad ephemera including magazines and excised illustrations; tourist guide books; religious brochures and pamphlets; etc. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8185

$60
This shelf lot includes the very large group of books on the American Revolution shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $65.50
Lot 8186

$150
Title: P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera Omnia, in tres Tomos divisa, cum integris Nicolai Heinsii, D. F. lectissimisque variorum notis: Quibus non pauca, ad suos quaeque antiquitatis fontes diligenti comparatione reducta, accesserunt, studio Borchardi
Author: Ovid
Publisher: Ex Typographia Blaviana
Printing Year: 1683
Number of Volumes: Complete 3 volume set

Notes: Bound in quarter vellum with raised bands and marbled boards, this antique set is a scarce edition of the works of Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BCE 17 or 18 CE), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world. Ovid was a Roman poet who is best known as the author of the "Heroides," "Amores," and "Ars Amatoria," three major collections of erotic poetry; the "Metamorphoses," a mythological hexameter poem; the "Fasti," about the Roman calendar and the "Tristia" and "Epistulae ex Ponto," two collections of poems written in exile on the Black Sea. Ovid was also the author of several smaller pieces, the "Remedia Amoris," the "Medicamina Faciei Femineae," and the "Ibis," a long curse-poem. He also authored a lost tragedy, "Medea." He is considered a master of the elegiac couplet, and is traditionally ranked alongside Virgil and Horace as one of the three canonic poets of Latin literature. The scholar Quintilian considered him the last of the canonical Latin love elegists. His poetry, much imitated during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, decisively influenced European art and literature and remains as one of the most important sources of classical mythology.

The work is illustrated with three title-frontispieces and 15 beautiful full-page engravings, including a portrait of the author. The volumes show external age/wear, with (heavy) chipping to spines. Spine labels have detached from second and third volumes. The books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 5" x 8". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 8187

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of nautical titles:

- The Wanderer of Liverpool by John Masefield - Dated 1930 by Macmillan - Author signed limited edition; copy number 19 of 350. Fully illustrated.
- The Last of the Windjammers by Basil Lubbock - Dated 1954 by Brown, Son & Ferguson - Volumes I and II, illustrated with photography and plans
- The Wooden World by N.A.M. Rodger - Dated 1986 by Naval Institute Press - Original dust jacket in excellent condition
- The "Cutty Sark" by C. Nepean Longridge - Dated 1959 by Edward Sweetman Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 8188

$30
Title: The Book of Mormon
Translator: Joseph Smith, Jr.
Publisher: Board of Publication of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Printing Year: 1937

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a rare printing of the authorized edition of a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement. It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith, Jr. as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. According to Smith's account, and written in the book itself, it was originally written in otherwise unknown characters referred to as "reformed Egyptian" on golden plates. Smith said that he received these plates in 1827 from an angel named Moroni, whom Smith identified as a resurrected indigenous American who wrote part of the book over a millennium ago. According to Smith, this ancient Moroni buried the plates in a hill near Smith's home in Manchester, New York.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 1/4" and contains 822 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8189

$100
This shelf lot includes the very large group of juvenile books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of approximately 10,000 books which we will be offering this spring, all coming from a single book dealer who has closed his store due to medical reasons. His stock is heavy in history, military, aviation and other scholarly non-fiction genres. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $36.50
Lot 8190

$30
Title: History of the German Baptist Brethren Church
Author: George N. Falkenstein
Publisher: New Era Printing Company (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
Printing Year: 1901

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce local church history reprinted from "Pennsylvania-German Society Annual, 1900." The work is illustrated with many photographs with tissue guards, in-text drawings, vignettes and maps. This ex-library volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Antique library bookplate can be seen on front endpaper. Library stamp appears on title page. No other library markings are visible. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 10" and contains 154 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 8191

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of ex-library titles:

- Historic Easton From the Window of a Trolley-Car by William J. Heller - Dated 1911 by Express Printing Co. - Illustrated with photos, maps and engravings
- The Centenary of the City of Easton - Dated 1890 by Daily Express - Gilt stamping on cover; spine cover has lost matter
- Historical Sketch of St. John's Lutheran Church - Dated 1915; no publisher stated - One photographic plate detached
- At the Forks of the Delaware 1794-1811 by Rayner Wickersham Kelsey - Dated 1920 by Pennsylvania History Press
- Historical Easton in the Last Decade by Rev. U.W. Condit - Dated 1895 by West-Johnson - Boards detaching

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, and some library indications on spines and title pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 8192

$200
Title: Abulfedae Historia Anteislamica Arabice
Editor: Henricus Orthobius Fleischer
Publisher: Fr. Chr. Guil. Vogel (Leipzig)
Printing Year: 1831

Condition/Details: Bound in quarter cloth with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce bilingual edition of the first part of the Annals of Isma"il Ibn "ali, "Imad Al-Din Abu Al-Fida, (November 1273 October 27, 1331), a Kurdish historian, geographer, and local sultan. The volume contains Arabic text with Latin on facing page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages with light foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 9" x 10 1/2" and contains 262 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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