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Lot 6391

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of U. S. nautical history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include "Johnson's Marine Manual," "Impressment of American Seamen," and "The City That Launched a Thousand Ships," and an author-signed copy of Hary Fornari's "Bread Upon the Waters." Also included is John F. Campbell's "History and Bibliography of the New American Practical Navigator and The American Coast Pilot", which is limited to 1000 copies. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6392

$130

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of military nautical history 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.

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.
 
Lot 6393

$15

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique estate ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes a linen nautical flag, lead soldiers, the Parker Brothers' board game "Let's Furnish A House," and two framed pieces, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: 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. The board game's box is split at several edges.
 
Lot 6394

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of art history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Topics include ceramics and pottery. The book "Oriental Ceramic Art" by W. T. Walters is a limited edition, number 101 of 500. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6395

$25

Details: This lot includes the group of boating, hunting, and fishing-related magazines and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). Some publications included in this lot are "Hunting Yearbook," "Outdoor Life," "Sports Afield," "Popular Boating," "Rudder," "Marine News," and "Yachting." In addition to the magazines, this lot includes a program from a King Philip Archers event, advertising, and pamphlets for State Game Lodge and The Parmachenee Club, among other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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 6396

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books about art history and prints shown in the corresponding image(s). Some works included are Evelyn Curro's "Old Circus Parade Wagons," "The Great Southwest," "Bits of Old Concord, Mass," and "American Etchers" featuring the work of George Elbert Burr, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some dust jackets show tearing and/or loss.
 
Lot 6397

$45

Title: Grimshaw's Narrative: Being the Story of Life and Events in California during Flush Times, Particularly the Years 1848-1850. Including a Biographical Sketch. Written for the Bancroft Library in 1872 by William Robinson Grimshaw
Author: William Robinson Grimshaw
Publisher: Sacramento Book Collectors Club
City: Sacramento
Year: 1964
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: x/59 pages
Width: 7.5" Height: 11.25"
Book Details: Sacramento Book Collectors Club Publication No. 6. Edition limited to 310 copies.
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in gray cloth with gilt lettering to spine and author's initials to front cover. Book shows very light external wear. Interior is clean and fresh, with map end pages and frontispiece portrait of the author. Intact dust jacket shows finger smudging and light edgewear.
 
Lot 6398

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of nautical history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include "Full Fathom Five," "Waves Across the Past," and "Naval Tactical Thought," among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6399

$110

Title: Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U. S. Grant, Ex-President of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878, 1879. To Which Are Added Certain Conversations with General Grant on Questions connected with American Politics and History
Author: John Russell Young - John Russell Young was an American journalist, author, diplomat, and the seventh Librarian of the United States Congress from 1897 to 1899.

Young was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, but as a young child his family emigrated to Philadelphia. He entered the newspaper business as a proofreader at age 15. As a reporter for the Philadelphia Press, he distinguished himself with his coverage of the Battle of Bull Run. By 1862 he was managing editor of the Press and another newspaper.

In 1865 he moved to New York. He began writing for Horace Greeley's New York Tribune and became managing editor of that paper. He also began working for the government, undertaking missions to Europe for the US Department of State and the US Department of the Treasury. In 1872, he joined the New York Herald and reported for them from Europe.

Young was invited to accompany President Ulysses S. Grant on Grant's famous 1877-1879 world tour, chronicled in Young's book "Around the World with General Grant." Young impressed Grant, especially in China where Young struck up a friendship with Li Hongzhang. Grant persuaded President Chester A. Arthur to appoint Young minister to China in 1882. In this position he distinguished himself by mediating and settling disputes between the US and China and France and China.

In 1885, he resumed working for the Herald in Europe. In 1890 he returned to Philadelphia. In 1897 President William McKinley appointed him Librarian of Congress, the first Librarian confirmed by Congress. During his tenure, the Library began moving from its original home in the US Capitol Building to its own structure, an accomplishment largely the responsibility of his predecessor, Ainsworth Rand Spofford. Spofford served as Chief Assistant Librarian under Young. Young held the post of Librarian until his death.
Publisher: Subscription Book Department, the American News Company
City: New York
Year: 1879
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 7.75" Height: 10.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique decoratively bound set in full leather with gilt lettering and ornamental design. Rear board of first volume is detached. Books otherwise show only minor shelfwear. Interiors are clean and without markings. Profusely illustrated.
 
Lot 6400

$175

Details: This lot includes the group of antique jigsaw puzzles shown in the corresponding image(s). Included are nine boxes, some of which are the original packaging, others which are boxes from other products such as chocolates or silk stockings. All but two of the puzzles are wooden. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: 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. Some or all of the puzzles may be incomplete - the piece count has not been checked.
 
Lot 6401

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique children's readers shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes originate from the early-to-mid 19th century. Some titles included are "The American Reader," "Primary Spelling Book," "The Eagle Primer, Number Five," and "The Orthoepical Guide to the English Tongue," among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear, such as loosening boards, tearing to wrappers, and some moisture indications.
 
Lot 6402

$600

Title: Plates Illustrating the Geology and Scenery of Massachusetts
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Unknown
City: Boston
Year: c1833
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 11.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: Contains 19 plates:

Plate I: Geological Map of Massachusetts; Plate II: Autumnal Scenery: View in Amherst; Plate III: View in Hadley; Plate IV View through the Gorge between Holyoke and Tom; Plate V: View from Holyoke; Plate VI: View of South Hadley Falls; Plate VII: View of Sugar Loaf Mountain; Plate VIII: View at the Confluence of Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers; Plate IX: VIew of Turner Falls; Plate X View of Gorge or "the Glen" in Leyden; Plate XI: Drawings of Organic Remains; Plate XII: Organic Remains; Plate XIII: Organic Remains; Plate XIV: Organic Remains; Plate XV: Map of the Valley of the Connecticut in Massachusetts and Connecticut; Plate XVI: Map of the Direction of the Strata in Massachusetts; Plate XVII: East and West Sections in Massachusetts; Plate XVIII: Sections in Massachusetts; Plate XIX: Tabular View of the Rocks and Their Embedded Minerals in Massachusetts
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in paper-covered boards with printed label listing plates pasted to front cover. Oblong book shows external wear with rubbing and minor staining to boards and chipping/minor loss at edges. Binding is sound. First plate is intact hand-colored fold-out map measuring approximately 29" x 20" that shows small tear at lower half of left-hand side. Second plate offering view of Amherst is also hand colored. Plates show varying degrees of marginal foxing/smudging, with only one (plate XVII) showing heavy foxing. Plate XVIII shows tear halfway down fold between second and third panel.
 
Lot 6403

$25

Details: This lot includes the framed original antique document shown in the corresponding image(s). It reads: "Hartford, August 12th 1783, Received, of Pay-Table Committee, their Order on the Treasurer of this State, to secure the Payment of twenty two pounds ten shillings and one penny being the Balance due to me on the first day of January, 1780 as stated by the Committees of the State and of the Army". The document is signed by James Knowles. Much of the document is printed, with some handwritten sections, filling in the date, amount owed, and the signature. The document itself measures approximately 8.25" by 6.5" and is housed in a gilt frame measuring 11.5" by 9.5". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: This document shows well with some age/wear indications. The paper is age tones and shows light edge wear. There is adhesive residue at each of the four corners.
 
Lot 6404

$30

Title: The Story of the Greatest Nations from the Dawn of History to the Twentieth Century: A Comprehensive History, Founded upon the Leading Authorities, including a Complete Chronology of the World, and a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Each Nation
Author: Charles F. Horne, Edward S. Ellis
Publisher: Francis R. Niglutsch
City: New York
Year: 1903-1906
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 10 Complete: Yes
Width: 7.5" Height: 10.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique set bound in three-quarter leather with gilt lettering and ruling. Books show mild external wear. Volumes are solidly bound, with marbled endpapers and red edges. Interiors are clean and bright. Illustrated with color frontispiece plates with printed tissue guards and in-text and full-page engravings.
 
Lot 6405

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of World War II military naval history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include "Ships for Victory," "Hellions of the Deep," and "When The U-Boats Came to America," among others. This lot also includes an author-inscribed volume of "The Influence of Sea Power in World War II" by Captain W. D. Puleston. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6406

$45

Details: This lot includes the group of "Life" magazines from the 1950's shown in the corresponding image(s). Some cover images depict Eva Gabor, the Olympics, space exploration, and fashion. There are 41 issues included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These magazines generally show well with some age/wear indications. These volumes have either beautiful color illustrations or black and white photographs on the covers, with color rear covers.
 
Lot 6407

$80

Title: A Book of Hand-Woven Coverlets
Author: Eliza Calvert Hall
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
City: Boston
Year: 1912
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 279 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Condition / Notes: Well-preserved antique volume is bound in dark blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and elaborate ornamental designs. Binding is tight. Interior is clean and fresh. Contains many photo illustrations of coverlets, including some in color, all with tissue guards.
 
Lot 6408

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress," Cobbin's "Commentary on the Bible," and Farrer's "The Life of Christ," among other titles. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some volumes show chipping and wear to spines and board edges.
 
Lot 6409

$55

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). The titles included are: Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Homekeeper, In War Time, and The Poems of Schiller. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6410

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Biography of Henry Clay by George D. Prentice - Dated 1831 by John Jay Phelps - Second Edition - Second edition, revised.  Antique volume is bound in full leather. Front board is detaching. Rear hinge is cracked. Pencil annotations are visible on title page. Foxing appears throughout.

- Histoire moderne des chinois, des japonnois, des indiens, des persans, des turcs, des russiens, &c. Pour servir de suite a l'Histoire ancienne de M. Rollin by uncredited author - Dated 1765 by Desaint Libraire Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No - Volume 4 only. Bound in full leather, with raised bands and spine label.

- Les loix des batimens, suivant la coutume de Paris by Antoine Babuty Desgodets, Antoine Babuty Desgodets - Dated 1752 by Antoine Philibert Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No - Second volume only. Bound in full leather, with raised bands and spine panels.

- Le voyageur francois ou la connoissance de l'ancien et du nouveau monde by uncredited author - Dated 1790, 1792 by Moutard, Imprimeur-Librairie de la Reine Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: No - Volumes XXXIII and XLI. The former bearing the subtitle "Voyage de France, mis au jour par Monsieur D...", the latter "Mis au jour par l'Abbe Delaporte." Two volumes bound in full leather with raised bands and spine labels. Thesea are volumes XXXIII and XLI. The former bearing the subtitle "Voyage de France, mis au jour par Monsieur D...", the latter "Mis au jour par l'Abbe Delaporte."
 
Lot 6411

$40

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books about the history of yachts & yachting shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include "Of Yachts and Men" and "Catalogo Bolaffi Dello Yachting." Also included is an signed volume of Bill Robinson's "80 Years of Yachting." To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6412

$70

Title: The Sailing Ships of New England, 1607-1907
Author: George Francis Dow, John Robinson
Publisher: Marine Research Society
City: Salem, Massachusetts
Year: 1922-1928
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Width: 7.5" Height: 10.25"
Book Details: These volumes represent publications number one, five and eighteen of the Marine Research Society.
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in gray cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Books show mild external wear, with light sunning to spine and covers of first volume, and and staining to spine and covers of third. All books have varying degrees of spotting to edges. Volumes are tightly bound. Interiors are clean and without markings. This work is profusely illustrated, with in-text illustrations and a large number of plates offering reproductions of paintings depicting sailing vessels. First volume also illustrated with color frontispiece.
 
Lot 6413

$25

Title: Memoirs of the Life of the Late Major-General Andrew Burn, of the Royal Marines; Collected from His Journals: with Copious Extracts from His Principal Works on Religious Subjects
Author: Andrew Burn
Publisher: W. Winchester and Son
City: London
Year: 1815
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25"
Condition / Notes: Antique volumes are bound in quarter green leather with marbled paper-covered boards. Books show considerable external wear, with fraying and loss of material to spines and corners. Boards show edgewear. Binding of first volume is shaken, that of second has been reinforced. Text blocks are intact. Previous owner's name is signed onto title pages. Pages show occasional spotting that is heavier on initial and final pages. First volume is illustrated with frontispiece portrait of author.
 
Lot 6414

$100

Details: This lot includes the antique sectional bookcase shown in the corresponding images. This handsome piece is crafted from oak, and is stained dark, almost black. There are two sliding glass sections, with the base being slightly deeper than the top portion. The top section has one adjustable shelf. Each section is stamped on the interior with the name Danner. This piece measures approximately 40" tall, 37" wide, and 14" deep at the widest point. This piece of estate furniture is one of several we will be offering at today’s auction. This item is available for pick up only at our gallery in Ithaca, New York. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: This item generally shows well, with some age/wear such as scratching and/or scuffing to wood.
 
Lot 6415

$70

Title: Great Men and Famous Women, a Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Lives of More Than 200 of the Most Prominent Personages in History
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Charles F. Horne - Charles Francis Horne was an American author of books. He wrote or edited more than one hundred books, mostly multi-volume history works. He was a Professor of English at City College of New York.
Publisher: Selmar Hess Publisher
City: New York
Year: 1894
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 8 Complete: Yes
Width: 9.5" Height: 12"
Condition / Notes: This handsome antique decorative set is bound in brown cloth with bright gilt lettering and ornamental designs to spines and front covers. Solidly-bound books with gilt edges show very little external wear. Pages are clean and without markings. Profusely illustrated with plates (photogravures, wood engravings and typogravures) with (printed) tissue guards.
 
Lot 6416

$10

Details: This lot includes the giant original poster of the 1980 Broadway production of Camelot shown in the corresponding image(s).

Richard Burton reprised his role as Arthur in a revival that ran from July 8, 1980 to August 23, 1980 at the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center. Christine Ebersole played Guenevere, and Richard Muenz was Lancelot

"Camelot" is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel "The Once and Future King."

Condition / Notes: This extraordinarily large poster with vivid bright colors measures approximately 42" x 67" and shows no tears or creasing. There is some light edge wear concentrated at the corners.
 
Lot 6417

$80

Details: This lot includes the pair of framed JFK assassination street maps shown in the corresponding image(s). These large maps are in matching, professional archival frames. One is embellished with research work for a book and is signed by its author.

Map offers a minutely detailed account of the advance of the presidential limousine, as well as the positions of Oswald, witnesses and people who have become important figures in conspiracy theories, such as Abraham Zapruder, the Umbrella Man, etc.

Dealey Plaza is a Dallas city park, land donated by early Dallas philanthropist and business person, Sarah Horton Cockrell, completed in 1940 as a WPA project on the west edge of downtown Dallas where three streets converge (Main Street, Elm Street, and Commerce Street) to pass under a railroad bridge known locally as the triple underpass. The plaza is named for George Bannerman Dealey (1859–1946), an early publisher of the Dallas Morning News and civic leader, and the man who had campaigned for the area's revitalization. Many assume the monuments outlining the plaza are there to honor President Kennedy, but they actually honor previous prominent Dallas residents and predate President Kennedy's visit by many years. The actual Dallas monument to Kennedy, in the form of a cenotaph, is located one block away.

Dealey Plaza is bounded on the south, east, and north sides by 100+ foot (30+ m) tall buildings. One of those buildings is the former Texas School Book Depository building, from which, both the Warren Commission and the House Select Committee on Assassinations concluded, Lee Harvey Oswald fired a rifle that killed President John F. Kennedy. There is also a grassy knoll on the northwest side of the plaza, from which, the House Select Committee on Assassinations determined, based on controversial and disputed acoustic analysis, there was a "high probability" that a second gunman also fired at President Kennedy, but missed. At the plaza's west perimeter is a triple underpass beneath a railroad bridge, under which the motorcade raced after the shots were fired.

The National Park Service designated Dealey Plaza a National Historic Landmark District in 1993, roughly encompassing the area between Pacific Avenue, Market and Jackson Streets and the former railroad tracks. Therefore, nothing of significance has been torn down or rebuilt in the immediate area.

Visitors to Dealey Plaza today will see street lights and street signs that were in use in 1963, though some have been moved to different locations and others removed entirely. Buildings immediately surrounding the plaza have not been changed since 1963, presenting a stark contrast to the ultra-modern Dallas skyline that rises behind it.

Over the last 40+ years, Elm Street has been resurfaced several times; street lane stripes have been relocated; sidewalk lamp posts have been moved and added; trees, bushes and hedges have grown; and some traffic sign locations have been changed, relocated or removed. In late 2003, the city of Dallas approved construction project plans to restore Dealey Plaza to its exact appearance on November 22, 1963. As of 2004, voters had approved US$500,000 of the $3,000,000 needed.

Condition / Notes: Both maps and frames are well preserved.
 
Lot 6418

$70

Title: Chinese Junks: A Book of Drawings in Black and White
Author: Ivon A. Donnelly
Publisher: Kelly and Walsh Limited
City: Shanghai
Year: circa 1920
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Condition / Notes: Well-preserved antique volume is bound in brown card, with blue wrapper attached at spine. Large label bearing title and illustration appears on front panel of wrapper. Book shows very light external wear. Interior is clean and bright. All called-for tipped-in illustrations are present. May 10th, 1920 appears as only date provided at end of short prefatory note.
 
Lot 6419

$15

Details: This lot includes the group of Native American artifacts and stone fragments excavated from various archeological digs shown in the corresponding image(s). There are approximately 100 pieces in this lot, which includes some flint and quartz. Several quartz arrowheads or spear points are included. A note is included with one of the groupings of artifacts which reads "From Fred Strong's field near the Nonneway, 4/19/69, south edge of new road". This lot is one of several that we are offering throughout this auction, all which came from the collection of the same archaeologist. Please see our catalog for additional listings. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These items generally show well with some age/wear indications. Some pieces have remnants of soil on them.
 
Lot 6420

$35

Title: The City without Walls: An Anthology Setting Forth the Drama of Human Life
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Margaret Cushing Osgood
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
City: London
Year: 1932
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 764 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.25"
Condition / Notes: This is a rare first edition of this work containing handwritten and signed letters front Margaret Cushing Osgood. Also laid in are a card stating "With compliments of the author" and a newspaper clipping with a review of this book. This volume is bound in black cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Rear board shows minor denting to mid-section. Book is solidly bound. Interior is clean and without markings.
 
Lot 6421

$60

Title: A New and Easy System of Geography and Popular Astronomy; or an Introduction to Universal Geography Containing I. A Description of All the Empires, Kingdoms, Republics, States and Colonies in the Known World; with an Account of Their Population, Government, History &c. from the Best Authorities. II. Popular Astronomy, Being a Selection from Some of the Best Modern Authors relative to That Science. To Which Are Added, Some of the Most Important Subjects in Natural Philosophy. The Whole Arranged in Catechetical Form
Author: John O'Neill
Publisher: Fielding Lucas
City: Baltimore
Year: 1816
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 359 pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 7"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine panel. Book shows external wear at extremities and rubbing to boards. Upper half of rear edge of spine shows cracking. Writing in ink can be seen on front board. Annotations in ink appear on endpapers. Foxing is visible throughout. The three called-for fold-out maps are present. Frontispiece map of the world shows creasing and tear half way up attached edge. Remaining maps are also intact.
 
Lot 6422

$20

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of nautical military history 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.

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.
 
Lot 6423

$50

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique British seafaring history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include "The Ramparts of Empire," "Froude's English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century," and "The Diary of Henry Teonge," among others. An author-inscribed copy of "The Seafarers" by A. Corbett-Smith is also included. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6424

$10

Title: An Oration , on Chemistry and Botany; Delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, at New Haven, Dec. 9, 1802
Author: Eli Ives
Publisher: Joel Walter
City: New Haven
Year: 1803
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 16 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: String-bound pamphlet shows minor chipping to edges and light markings to wrappers. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings.
 
Lot 6425

$45

Details: This lot includes the group of antique "Life" magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). There are five magazines from the 1930s and seventeen magazines from the 1940s included in this lot. Some cover photographs depict airplanes, railroads, American industry, and ladies' fashion. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These magazines generally show well with some age/wear indications. These volumes have beautiful black and white photographs on the covers, and color rear covers.
 
Lot 6426

$110

Book Details: This lot includes the group of art history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Robert Griffing, George Morland, and Albert Johann Volk, among others. Some volumes in this lot are antique. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6427

$45

Details: This lot includes the group of art exhibit catalogs shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes catalogs for exhibitions of Durer, Rembrandt, Goya, Renior, Lautrec, Degas, and Monet, among others. There are twelve individual catalogs included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Some catalogs show some surface loss to covers due to a label being removed.
 
Lot 6428

$10

Details: This lot includes the group of New Hampshire and Vermont-related books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes typed correspondence, several issues of "The District News," "Annual Reports of the Selectmen and Superintending School Committee of the Town of Franklin, N. H." from the Civil War year 1856, and publications relating to the NH State Board of Charities and Correction and the proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society, among other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: 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 6429

$15

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of nautically themed fiction 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.

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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