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Lot 7252

$25

Details: This group of vintage and antique estate ephemera includes an 1827 marriage certificate, correspondence, valentines, a collection of fancy Victorian calling cards, a 1931 Boy Scout manual for the Sea Scouts, art (including a framed antique lithograph), a stock certificate, a body building magazine, and a few books.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the 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. A few pieces are tattered or missing pages or sections.



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Lot 7253

$55

Book Details: The books in this antiquarian collection of apiology range from basic, practical instruction manuals to ground-breaking, scholarly work. Included is the seminal work of Nobel Prize-winner Karl von Frisch: "The Dance Language and Orientation of Bees." Earlier authorities are also represented in this collection, with a translation of the French entomologist Jean-Henri Fabre's work on Mason-bees and Amos Root's comprehensive guide to apiculture. A more lyrical observation of these essential insects is contained in "City of the Bees" (1947), by Frank Stuart.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the 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


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Lot 7254

$400

Details: Rich, jewel-like color and exquisite detail are the hallmarks of this collection of antique Chinese paintings. Collected into an album, five are painted on rice paper; and a dozen, which feature birds and foliage, are painted on real, dried leaves.

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Condition / Notes: The leaf paintings are all in good condition. Some of the rice paper paintings are torn. The album is worn and chipped.

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Lot 7255

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique British newspaper compilations shown in the corresponding image(s). This collection contains two large folio volumes containing issues of the Pall Mall Gazette for the year 1893, issues of the London newspaper Morning Chronicle from the latter half of 1836, and unbound issues of The Albion, British Colonial and Foreign Weekly Gazette from 1847, and two issues of the weekly edition of The Times from 1907.

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Condition / Notes: These newspapers are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older issues are more likely to have advanced flaws. Library markings may appear on bound issues. Boards of the bound compilation of Morning Chronicle newspapers are detached.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $68
Lot 7256

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible vintage poetry books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Thomas Merton's "A Man in the Divided Sea" (New Directions, 1946), and a limited edition of Theodore Enslin's "1/30-6/31; Poems, 1967" (Vermont Stoveside Press, 1968).

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7257

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are the Oliver Owl, Cordelia Clam and William Woodpecker titles from the Mother McGrew series (The Goldsmith Publishing Co., 1917/1918; two of the tree volumes have detached boards) and Mrs. M. L. Rayne's "What Can a Woman Do; or, Her Position in the Business and Literary World" (Eagle Publishing Co., n.d.).

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Condition / Notes: 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.


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Lot 7258

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are William Bartram's "Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida" (University Press of Virginia, 1980, in dust jacket), a well-preserved copy of "The Travels of William Bartram: Naturalist's Edition" (Yale U. P., 1958) edited with commentary and an annotated index by Francis Harper, W. J. Holland's "The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of North America" (Doubleday & McClure Co., 1900) and Leland O. Howard's "The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers, Flies and Other North American Insects Exclusive of the Butterflies, Moths and Beetles, with Full Life Histories, Tables and Bibliographies" (Doubleday, Page & Company, 1903).



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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7259

$100

Title: Masterpieces of Chinese Inkstones in the National Palace Museum
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: National Palace Museum
City: Taipei, Taiwan
Year: 1974
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 111 pages
Width: 9" Height: 11"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in reddish orange cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Ex-library book shows mild external wear, with discoloration to spine. Customary library markings and attachments are present. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with color and b&w photos. Bilingual in Chinese and English.

Volume is preserved in transparent plastic cover.

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Lot 7260

$110

Book Details: This collection of books offers comprehensive information on the art and science of bee-keeping. Intended primarily for the lay person (as opposed to the professional apiologist or entomologist), many how-to volumes are included, as well as books on bee history, notable beekeepers, and designing a garden for bees. There are duplicates of two or three titles.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 7261

$35

Details: A collection of fifteen fancy, lacy antique greeting cards make up this lot, which features wonderful Victorian-era chromolithographs and lots of die-cut fripperies. Several of the cards are valentines, a few are dimensional, and three are trimmed with silk fringe and are double-sided.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the 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


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Lot 7262

$90

Title: The Old Curiosity Shop and Other Tales
Author: Charles Dickens - Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period. Dickens enjoyed a wider popularity and fame than had any previous author during his lifetime, and he remains popular, having been responsible for some of English literature's most iconic novels and characters.

Many of his writings were originally published serially, in monthly installments or parts, a format of publication which Dickens himself helped popularize at that time. Unlike other authors who completed entire novels before serialization, Dickens often created the episodes as they were being serialized. The practice lent his stories a particular rhythm, punctuated by cliffhangers to keep the public looking forward to the next installment. The continuing popularity of his novels and short stories is such that they have never gone out of print.

Dickens' work has been highly praised for its realism, comedy, mastery of prose, unique personalities and concern for social reform by writers such as Leo Tolstoy, George Gissing and G.K. Chesterton; though others, such as Henry James and Virginia Woolf, have criticised it for sentimentality and implausibility.
Publisher: Lea and Blanchard
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1841
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 362 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 10.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique re-backed volume is bound in blind-stamped black cloth. Book shows mild external wear. Binding is firm. Pages display occasional foxing, with heavier foxing visible on final pages. Text is in double columns. Work contains numerous in-text and full-page illustrations by Cattermole, Browne, and Sibson.

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Lot 7263

$40

Book Details: These beautiful, large-format books address marine art history from both angles: that of the observer, and that of the participant. "The Decorative Arts of the Mariner" is one title, and it and other volumes cover nautical arts and crafts, including wood carving and scrimshaw. The fine arts are represented in books on nautical prints, oil paintings, and watercolors of ships, seascapes, and maritime scenes. One lovely book documents the much-loved and influential Hudson River school of 19th century American painting .

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 7264

$55

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible vintage antiquarian literary works shown in the corresponding image(s). All are first editions and are preserved in their original dust jackets. Among the titles in this collection are Donn Bryne's "An Alley of Flashing Spears" (D. Appleton-Century Company, 1934), a first edition of Herbert S. Gorman's "The Procession of Masks" (B. J. Brimmer Company, 1923) and a first edition of Edward Dragonet's "Saltar the Mongol" (Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1938).

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Condition / Notes: These volumes may show spotting on edges of text block. Books are otherwise in excellent condition. Dust jackets are well preserved.

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Lot 7265

$15
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Alice, or the Mysteries: A Sequel to "Ernest Maltravers" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton - Dated 1872 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers- Ernest Maltravers by Edward Bulwer-Lytton - Dated 1872 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers- Golden Grain by B. L. Farjeon - Dated 1874 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers- Blade-O'-Grass by B. L. Farjeon - Dated 1872 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers- The Lovels of Arden: A Novel by M. E. Braddon - Dated 1872 by Harper & Brothers, PublishersAntique volume is bound in half leather with marbled paper-covered boards. Spine has raised bands and stamped gilt lettering. Book shows rubbing to covers and edge wear. Hinges are cracked. Front flyleaf has been excised. Pages with marbled edges show occasional foxing. Text appears in double columns. Works contain frontispieces, plates and in-text illustrations.


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Lot 7266

$100

Book Details: This lot includes the German-language newspaper compilations shown in the corresponding image(s). These folio volumes contain issues of the illustrated Cologne daily Kolnische Zeitung from the years 1936 (May & June) and 1937 (May to December). These newspapers contain a fascinating day-to-day chronicle of life in Nazi Germany, providing contemporary accounts of significant historical events.

There are also a number of interesting features common to all modern periodicals but which here reflect the condition of life in a totalitarian state, as is the case with the illustrated advertisements bearing swastikas or editorials parroting official slogans.

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Condition / Notes: These folio volumes are bound in quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards and cloth-tipped corners. Black lettering and library marking(s) appear on spines. Ex-library books show mild external wear, with light soiling to covers. Bindings are firm. Text blocks are intact. Pages are generally clean and without markings. Pages very occasionally show closed tear or a very small amount of tape repair. It should be noted that pages may have library stamps and/or discreet markings.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $64.00
Lot 7267

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on the history of New York City shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are the "Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac" for 1907, "Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record" for April 1944 (Vol. XXXIII, No. 2), and "Municipal Government of the City of New York" (Ginn & Company, 1906) by Abby G. Baker & Abby H. Ware.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7268

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible vintage & antique books on the history of New York City and New York state shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Henry D. Waller's "History of the Town of Flushing, Long Island, New York" (Harbor Hill Books, 1975) and a second printing of "In the Catskills: Selections from the Writings of John Burroughs" (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911).

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Condition / Notes: 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.


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Lot 7269

$25

Title: The Tiger of Mysore: A Story of the War with Tippoo Saib
Author: G. A. Henty - George Alfred Henty was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include "Out on the Pampas" (1871), "The Young Buglers" (1880), "With Clive in India" (1884) and "Wulf the Saxon" (1895).
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
City: New York
Year: 1895
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 390 pages plus 16 pages of publisher's catalogue
Width: 6" Height: 7.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blue cloth with stamped white lettering to spine and front cover. Color pictorial designs depicting tiger on spine and Indian man on front cover are sharp and bright. Book shows light soiling to covers. Binding is firm. Small water marking appears on lower outside corner of preliminary pages and initial page of text. Pages are otherwise clean and without markings. Book is illustrated with plates and a map.

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Lot 7270

$25

Book Details: The wooden sailing ship is the focus of this collection of nautical history. Featured are multiple copies of several volumes from "The Ship" series published by the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, England, which traces the development of different types of vessels. Designing vessels for maximum speed is a major consideration. Merchantmen are considered along with fighting ships, and shipwrecks and treasure, laying submarine cable and designing rigging are other topics covered. One interesting book reprints early photos of ships.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 7271

$80

Book Details: The history of fine and decorative arts are described in this assortment of reference books for collectors. The fine arts are represented by a volume on classical Chinese painting; and the rest of the lot consider applied arts and crafts. Topics include antique stoneware and ceramics of New York state, antique furniture of New England and New Jersey, antique Russian glass and enamels, Portuguese majolica made by Bernard Palissy, the court arts of Indonesia, figurative ceramics from the British firm Bossons, and the art of the cigar label.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in very good condition. The book on Palissy ware has an inscription on the half-title page.

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Lot 7272

$10

Title: Manual for the Use of the Members of the Church of Christ in Leyden Chapel, Boston, Mass. Prepared under the Direction of the Church
Author: Joseph H. Towne
Publisher: The Deacons of the Church of Christ in Leyden Chapel
City: Boston
Year: 1846
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: vi/192 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition inscribed by the author. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "Rev. E. N. (illegible name) / With the regards by his brother / the author."

Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with stamped gilt lettering to front cover. Book shows external wear, with loss of material to spine and along edges and corners. Covers display soiling. Binding is sound. Text block is intact. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings.

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Lot 7273

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Maurice Daumas' "Scientific Instruments of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and Their Makers" (Portman Books, 1989), translated and edited by Dr. Mary Holbrook, and "Telescope Optics: Evaluation and Design" (Willmann-Bell, Inc., 1993) by Harrie Rutten and Martin van Venrooij.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7274

$40

Book Details: Two divergent strains of nautical history are documented in this large collection of books, which explores both the history of whaling as well as the development of navies and naval warfare. American history is prominent in both categories. Specific battles are explained, particularly in the several biographies of that exemplar of the British Royal Navy, Admiral Nelson. A small, third group of volumes covers the history of modern ocean liners.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 7275

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique leather-bound theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a two-volume edition of "The Works of Flavius Josephus" (J. Grigg, 1833), "Schocks from the Battery; or Sermons and Sayings" (Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1870) by Rev. B. Pomeroy, and "The Tract Magazine, and Christian Miscellany for 1841. Third Series" (The Religious Tract Society, 1841, with detached front board).

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7276

$100

Title: Theologie astronomique ou demonstration de l'existence et des attributs de Dieu, par l'examen et la description des cieux, enrichie de figures
Author: William Derham - William Derham was an English clergyman and natural philosopher. He produced the earliest, reasonably accurate estimate of the speed of sound.

In 1696, he published his "Artificial Clockmaker," which went through several editions. The best known of his subsequent works are "Physico-Theology," published in 1713; "Astro-Theology," 1714; and "Christo-Theology," 1730. All three of these books are teleological arguments for the being and attributes of God, and were used by William Paley nearly a century later. However, these books also include quantities of original scientific observations. For example, "Physico-Theology" contains his recognition of natural variation within species and that he knew that Didelphis virginialis (the Virginia opossum) was the only marsupial in North America. Similarly, "Astro-Theology" includes several newly identified nebulae (this was the name used at the time for all extended astronomical objects: some of his nebulae are what we would now call star clusters). His 16-feet long telescope (also used when measuring the velocity of sound) was at the top of the tower of St Laurence's Church, where the necessary doors are still in place.

On 3 February 1703, Derham was elected Fellow of the Royal Society. He was Boyle lecturer in 1711-1712. His last known work, entitled "A Defence of the Church's Right in Leasehold Estates," appeared as early as 1731. But besides the works published in his own name, Derham contributed a variety of papers to the "Transactions of the Royal Society," revised the "Miscellanea Curiosa," edited the correspondence, and wrote a biography, of John Ray and Eleazar Albin's "Natural History," and published some of the manuscripts of Robert Hooke, the natural philosopher. His meteorological observations Upminster (in the "Transactions of the Royal Society") are amongst the earliest series in England.

Publisher: Chaubert
City: Paris
Year: 1729
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xlviii/211 pages plus index and errata
Width: 5.25" Height: 8"
Book Details: This is a translation into the French of of the fifth edition of "Astro-theology: or, A demonstration of the being and attributes of God, from a Survey of the Heavens."
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather with raised bands and gilt-lettered label and stamped decorative designs to spine. Book shows external wear, with chipping at ends and along edges of spine. Minor loss of material is also visible at tips of outside corners. Binding is firm. Volume has marbled endpapers. Blank preliminary pages display darkening to edges. Water markings are visible at outside corners and margins of text block. Work is illustrated with four intact fold-out plates.

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Lot 7277

$70

Title: Mein Kampf
Author: Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDAP), commonly referred to as the Nazi Party). He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and dictator of Nazi Germany (as Führer und Reichskanzler) from 1934 to 1945. Hitler is commonly associated with the rise of fascism in Europe, World War II, and the Holocaust.

A decorated veteran of World War I, Hitler joined the German Workers' Party, precursor of the Nazi Party, in 1919, and became leader of the NSDAP in 1921. In 1923 he attempted a coup d'état, known as the Beer Hall Putsch, in Munich. The failed coup resulted in Hitler's imprisonment, during which time he wrote his memoir, "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle). After his release in 1924, Hitler gained support by promoting Pan-Germanism, antisemitism, and anticommunism with charismatic oratory and Nazi propaganda. After his appointment as chancellor in 1933, he transformed the Weimar Republic into the Third Reich, a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideology of Nazism. His avowed aim was to establish a New Order of absolute Nazi German hegemony in continental Europe.

Hitler's foreign and domestic policies had the goal of seizing Lebensraum ("living space") for the Germanic people. He oversaw the rearmament of Germany and the invasion of Poland by the Wehrmacht in September 1939, which led to the outbreak of World War II in Europe. Under Hitler's direction, in 1941 German forces and their European allies occupied most of Europe and North Africa. These gains were gradually reversed after 1941, and in 1945 the Allied armies defeated the German army. Hitler's supremacist and racially motivated policies resulted in the systematic murder of eleven million people, including nearly six million Jews.

In the final days of the war, during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, Hitler married his long-time mistress, Eva Braun. On 30 April 1945-less than two days later-the two committed suicide to avoid capture by the Red Army, and their corpses were burned.
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock
City: New York
Year: 1940
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xxxvi/1003 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a fifteenth printing.

Volume is bound in red cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with small hole to rear spine edge and light soiling to covers. Binding is sound. Diminishing small stain can be seen on fore edge of preliminary pages, including title page. Lightly age-toned pages are otherwise clean and without markings. Work is illustrated with a frontispiece map.

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Lot 7278

$110

Details: This large assortment of vintage and antique photographs includes cartes de visite (CDVs), cabinet photos, pages of snapshots from family albums, hand-colored portraits, and large format pictures of European cities. One photo shows smoke billowing from Mt. Vesuvius, dated Dec. 1861. The album pages are dated 1905. Many box of negatives are part of this lot, and one box is labeled "Trip to Japan." Also included is a color stereoview card showing Dawson City, Alaska.

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Condition / Notes: The album pages are in rough shape. Most photographs are in generally good condition consistent with the age.

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Lot 7279

$55

Title: The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci with a Critical Account of His Works
Author: John William Brown
Publisher: William Pickering
City: London
Year: 1828
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xv/256 pages
Width: 5" Height: 8"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather with raised bands, gilt-lettered spine label and stamped decorative designs. Book shows external wear, with narrowly cracked spine edges and darkening to borders of front and rear covers. Binding is firm. Previous owner's name and date appear on front flyleaf. Blank pages at front and rear of volume display foxing. Frontispiece and title page are lightly foxed. Work is illustrated with frontispiece portrait of Da Vinci and vignette of Last Supper on page 179.

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Lot 7280

$15

Title: Armine and Elvira: A Legendary Tale in Two Parts
Author: Edmund Cartwright - Edward (Edmund) Cartwright was an English clergyman and inventor of the power loom.
Publisher: J. Murray
City: Oxford
Year: 1772
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 38 pages
Width: 8.5" Height: 10.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is disbound. Title page is illustrated with engraving by Isaac Taylor. Title page and final page display foxing. Pages are otherwise clean and without markings.

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Lot 7281

$30

Book Details: The history of the major cities of central and western New York are the focus of this group of vintage and antique estate books. Four volumes are devoted to the "Centennial History of Rochester, NY" (1934), and two thick ones to Buffalo and Erie County (originally published 1884; modern reprint). Syracuse and Onondaga County are covered in one thick, 1908 volume.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 7282

$200

Details: There are 59 issues of this antiquarian British automobile periodical, "The Autocar," all published in 1916. These copies are the overseas editions of this weekly magazine, which is filled with advertising and articles on the care and operation of early cars.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. The more fragile magazines are protected by manila folders.


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Lot 7283

$20

Book Details: These decorative antiquarian children's books feature a series of boys' stories by Frank Webster, a contemporary and rival of Horatio Alger. Also included is an attractive picture book of "wonder tales," and a chapter book with handsome 1930s graphics.

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These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 7284

$35

Details: This large assortment of original, antique advertisements includes colorfully illustrated promotions for food, cigarettes, home appliances, automobiles and oil products, fountain pens, pharmaceuticals, etc. Also included are a few magazine covers and pin-up girls from Esquire, and a vintage USGS topological map of Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks. Illustrators included noted artists such as Norman Rockwell. Several of his covers for the Saturday Evening Post are included as well. This material is package for retail sale.

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Condition / Notes: These well-preserved magazine pages are in excellent condition.

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Lot 7285

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of vintage & antique art & photography books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Pastel Expressions: Return of the 27th Division, March Twenty-Fith, 1919" (Mitchell Kennerley, 1919) by James N. Rosenberg, a two-volume edition of "Rembrandt: His Life, His Work and His Time" (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894) by Emile Michel, and "Die bildenden Kunstlerinnen der Neuzeit: (Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1905) by Anton Hirsch.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7286

$60

Book Details: Contemporary partisan politics intersects with revered tradition in this collection of hardcover American history. All of the books except one have their dust jackets, and the exception is a beautifully leather-bound limited edition. Many of the volumes are signed.

Titles include "A Patriot's Handbook," by Caroline Kennedy; "Lafayette in America," by Louis Gottschalk; "Losing America," by Sen. Robert Byrd; " "My American Journey," by Colin Powell; and "The Cycles of American History," by Arthur M. Schlesinger.

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Condition / Notes: All of these books are in excellent condition.

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Lot 7287

$45

Book Details: This group of collectible and antiquarian books on science and technology covers both theoretical and applied topics, including more abstruse mathematics and such practical subjects as audio technology. Chemistry is the subject of many volumes, and others deal with immunology, bacteriology and virology.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 7288

$175

Book Details: This lot includes the German-language newspaper compilations shown in the corresponding image(s). These folio volumes present issues of the Berlin daily Vossische Zeitung for the years 1932 (January/February, July/August, September/October) and 1934 (January through March). This final volume contains the last issues of the periodical.

The Vossische Zeitung (more precisely: "(Koniglich Privilegierte) Berlinische Zeitung von Staats- und Gelehrten Sachen") was the well-known liberal German newspaper that was published in Berlin (1721-1934). Its predecessor was founded in 1704. Among the editors of the "aunt Voss" were Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Willibald Alexis, Theodor Fontane and Kurt Tucholsky.

Until the second year of the Third Reich's reign over Germany, the publication was generally regarded as Germany's national newspaper of record, just as The Times and Le Temps were to Great Britain and France, respectively. At this point, the Vossische Zeitung was dissolved by the official, state-sanctioned political party, the all-powerful NSDAP, which circulated its own nationally distributed newspaper, the Volkischer Beobachter.



Condition / Notes: This folio volumes, measuring approximately 13.5" x 18.5", are bound in cloth-covered boards. Gilt-lettered label appears on spines. Ex-library books show external wear, with soiling to covers. Bindings are firm. Text blocks are intact. Antique library bookplate appears on front pastedowns. Pages are clean and without markings. Pages may occasionally show closed tear or small amount of tape repair.

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Lot 7289

$60

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible vintage & antiquarian literary works shown in the corresponding image(s). All volumes are in dust jackets. Among the titles in this collection are a first U.S. edition of Elizabeth Bowen's "The Hotel" (Lincoln Mac Veagh - The Dial Press, 1928), a first edition of Mary S. Watts's "The Rudder: A Novel with Several Heroes" (The Macmillan Company, 1916) and Clarke Venable's "All the Brave Rifles" (The Reilly & Lee Co., 1929).

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7290

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of vintage & antique theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are an author-signed first edition of "Five Thousand Years among the Gods" (Vantage Press, 1977, in dust jacket) by Julius C. Nelson, "A Historical Commentary on the Eleventh Chapter of Daniel. Extending from the Days of Cyrus to the Crimean War. Receiving Its Ultimate Accomplishment in the Fall of the Turkish, or Ottoman Empire (Adams Y Lawyer, 1858) and "Heart Messages" (Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, Ltd., n.d., in dust jacket) by Consul Booth-Tucker.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7291

$100

Details: The contents of this estate ephemera lot are vintage or antique, and widely variable. Included is a pre-WWI catalog of kitchen tools with a wonderful covering illustrating the transportation options of the day: train, ship, biplane, and zeppelin. Other interesting materials include a 1938 Treasury Dept. bulletin on opium and cocaine regulations, a 1909 booklet on Teddy Roosevelt and muck-raking, the candidates and platform of the National Prohibition Party in 1912, countered by a 1908 defense of moderate drinking, some late 19th C. French political cartoons, and a good-sized collection of materials from different national parks and the Grand Coulee Dam. Also included is a 1904 souvenir folder from Castine, ME; and a book of cartoons about civilian workers on the Hanford (WA) Nuclear Reservation during World War II.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the 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


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Lot 7292

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Catalogues des manuscrits syriaques et sabeens (mandaites) de la Bibliotheque Nationale" (Imprimerie Nationale, 1874), "Syriac Miscellanies" (Williams and Norgate, 1851) by B. H. Cowper, and "A Primer of Classical and English Philology" (Clarendon Press, 1905) by Walter W. Skeat.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 7293

$25

Title: Karl Frohlich's Frolicks with Scissors and Pen. The Rhymes Translated and Adepted from the Original German of Frohlich by Madame de Chatelain
Author: Karl Frohlich - Karl Hermann Frohlich was a German poet and silhouettist, whose work became a staple of 19th-century German juvenile and children's literature.
Translor: Clara de Chatelain - Clara de Chatelain, nee Clara Du Mazet de Pontigny was an English writer, composer and translator. She wrote under pseudonyms which included Leopold Wray, Baronne Cornelie de B., Rosalia Santa Croce and Leopoldine Ziska.

Clara de Chatelain was a prolific writer: she translated over 400 songs for musical houses including Wessell, Myers and Schott; her books of fairy-tales included 140 original tales and 50 retellings of classic fairy tales; and she also wrote 16 handbooks. One of her last works was to translate the Italian libretto of Lucia di Lammermoor into English. She died insane in London, and was buried in Lyndhurst on 7 July 1876. She left many unpublished works, including a novel, "The Queen of the Spa," and a short story "Our New Governors"
Publisher: R. Worthington
City: New York
Year: 1879
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 8" Height: 10"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in illustrated paper-covered boards with green cloth spine. Book shows external wear, with loss of material visible at edges and corners of boards. Binding is firm. Volume has illustrated blue endpapers. Pages display occasional faint smudging at margins. Six pages of illustrated advertisements can be seen at end of volume.

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