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Lot 6235

$100

Details: This lot includes the group of military related ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes a volume of "The Atlantic Monthly" from the Civil War year 1862, "Practical Air Navigation" by Thoburn C. Lyon, typed correspondence on letterhead, and several illustrations, among other items. The two largest illustrations depict the quarters of the Infantry, and the Military Hospital at St. Petersburg. 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 6236

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

- The Gibson Book: A Collection of the Published Works of Charles Dana Gibson by uncredited author - Dated 1907 by Charles Scribner's Sons Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No - Volume two only. This volume is profusely illustrated throughout. This volume shows some advanced age/wear such as cracking at hinges, loosening and/or, detached pages and some edge wear.

- Thirty Favorite Paintings By Leading American Artists by uncredited author - Dated 1908 by P. F. Collier & Son - This oblong volume is profusely illustrated with color plates by artists such as Howard Chandler Christy, Maxfield Parrish, and Harrison Fisher. This volume shows some external wear such as chipping and loss to spine and some moisture indications. There is some foxing to pages.
 
Lot 6237

$175

Title: Charlie Chaplin's Comic Capers
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Co.
City: Chicago
Year: 1917
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Pagination: 12 unnumbered pages
Width: 16" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: Little Artist Coloring Book. Series 1. Two comic strips per page plus a single comic strip on versos of wrappers. Identified as No. 315 on front cover.
Condition / Notes: Rare first edition of this antique coloring book. Oblong volume possesses bright pictorial covers depicting legendary silent screen star Charlie Chaplin. Attached original wrappers show moderate shelfwear. Initial strips and title page show neatly colored illustrations. First page of comic strips has color spotting at lower right-hand corner. Pages are otherwise clean.
 
Lot 6238

$20

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of military and 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 6239

$25

Details: This lot includes the group of estate ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes clippings from Harper's Weekly, gold bond documents from North Station Industrial Building Inc., Wallace-Lemay campaign bumper stickers, and religious publications, 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 6240

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of marine art history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include paintings of the Kendal Whaling Museum, marine paintings and drawings, and the great age of sail, 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 6241

$130

Book Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique decorative literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Included are works by Robert Louis Stevenson, "The History of Tom Jones" by Henry Fielding, and "Thro' Wood and Field with Tennyson," which has beautiful chromolithograph illustrations throughout. 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.
 
Lot 6242

$20

Title: Merchant Ships of the World 1929: Being an Illustrated Descriptive Annual of the World's Merchant Ships
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Frank C. Brown
Publisher: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., Limited
City: London
Year: 1929
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: v/663 pages plus 25 pages of advertisements
Width: 8" Height: 10.25"
Book Details: Detailed alphabetical directory of companies & their ships by country [UK, British Dominions and Colonies, Argentine, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Cuba, Czecho-Slovakia, Danzig, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Italy, Japan, Jugo-Slavia, Latvia, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Roumania, Russia, Siam, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United States, U.S. Possessions, Uruguay, Venezuela], List of Alternative Company Names, Addenda and Occurrences during Printing, Index.
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Books shows mild staining to spine and fore edge of rear cover. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and without markings.
 
Lot 6243

$70

Title: The History of Rogers Rangers, Volume I: The Beginnings, Jan 1755-April 6, 1758
Author: Burt Garfield Loescher
Publisher: Burt Garfield Loescher
City: San Francisco
Year: 1946
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: 438 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.25"
Book Details: Contents of Volume I: Fold-out illustration of Rogers Ranger in full attire, xv, manuscript page photo reproduction, (17)-262 (narrative); Appendix Title Page; 264-270, Appendice A (Rogers' Counterfeiting Trial); 271-286, Appendice B (Rogers Rangers Uniforms & Equipment); 287-290 Appendice C (Robert Rogers' Original and "Own" Company and the Six Establishments of the Rangers); 29291 Appendice D (Losses in Rogers Rangers 1755-Apr 1758); 291-297 Appendice E (Robert Rogers' Famous Ranging Rules); 297-304 Appendice F (Robert Rogers' Cadet Company); 304 Appendice G (Table of Various Pay Establishments); 304-311 Appendice H (The Whipping Post Mutiny); 312-388 Appendice II (Selective Documents On The Actions & Ambuscades of Robers Rangers Sept 29, 1755-Mar 13, 1758); 389-394 III (Sources and Notes for Every Recorded Scout, Expedition, and Individual Fight, 1755-Mar 1758); 395-438 (Bibliography of Principal Sources); Subscription Page; [2-Blank]; fold-out map.

Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited first edition signed by the author on limitation page. This is copy number 952 of 1500. Volume is bound in green cloth with paper spine label. Book shows light external wear. Binding is solid. Interior is clean. Previous owner's stamp appears at lower outside corner of title page. Fold outs are intact.
 
Lot 6244

$130

Details: This lot includes the group of decorative vintage and antique sheet music shown in the corresponding image(s). This group contains covers and music pertaining to Black Americana themes. There are 22 individual music pieces in this lot, which have handsome color front covers. Some titles included are "Four Little Blackberries," "The Old Log Cabin in the Lane," "Cannibal Picnic," and "Way Down in Alabam," among others. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - please review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. To inspect and acquire more information about this lot, please attend our preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: This sheet music is in pleasing condition; all pieces are housed in plastic sleeves.
 
Lot 6245

$140

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique miniature alphabet books by Kate Greenaway shown in the corresponding image(s). All three unpaginated books appear to be identical and were published by George Routledge & Sons of London. No date is provided. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These well-preserved books measure approximately 2.5" x 2.75" and contain clean, unmarked blue-edged pages with bright color illustrations.
 
Lot 6246

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature and reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes the silhouette book "Illustrations to Goethe's Faust" by Paul Konewka, as well as books about mythology, Venice, and New England life, 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 6247

$55

Details: This lot includes the pair of string-bound Hutchings' California magazine issues shown in the corresponding image. Both date from 1857, being issues 8 and 9 for February and March respectively. Illustrated article entitled "The World in California" begins in the former and continues into the latter, with characterizations of various ethnic groups, nationalities and occupations, including "the Indian," "the pioneer," "the miner," 'the Jew," "the Negro," "the Hybrid," and well as "Chilians," Mexicans, Germans, Russians, etc. Magazines also contain a number of literary texts, including poems. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: The March issue has original wrappers showing tearing at edges, and that of February lacks rear cover and bottom third of front cover. The latter has small stain to top of title title page, with scattered foxing and marginal water markings. March issue also shows sporadic foxing.
 
Lot 6248

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the five antique photography and art reproduction albums shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes contain photos on cities and landmarks in late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Europe, offering images of picturesque landscapes and fascinating views on architecture and cityscapes of such cities as Paris, Venice, Strassburg, and Pisa. Included in this collection are reproductions of work by such artists as DaVinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Murillo, Durer, Holbein, Joshua Reynolds and others.
Condition / Notes: Albums show varying degrees of external wear, with one volume displaying significant external wear with detached covers showing chipping, tears and/or loss of material. Photographs are pasted to heavy stock paper that occasionally show waviness. Photos and paper are generally clean and may show marginal markings (heavier foxing may appear in albums showing more significant external wear). Art reproductions are often accompanied by titles/artist's name in pen or captions in pencil.
 
Lot 6249

$30

Title: A Most Fortunate Ship: A Narrative History of "Old Ironsides"
Author: Tyrone G. Martin
Publisher: The Easton Press
City: Norwalk, Connecticut
Year: 1990
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 388 pages
Width: 7.25" Height: 10.25"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed collector's edition of this work. Author's inscription on title page reads "For Larry (illegible name) - / A new copy to accompany him to his new / life on the highest desert of New Mexico. Happy / retirement. / Tyrone G. Martin."

Deluxe volume is bound in gray leather with raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative designs. Book is in excellent condition. Unused Easton Press bookplate is laid in.
 
Lot 6250

$25

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and antique history and theology 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 6251

$200

Details: This lot includes the antique stacking barrister bookcase shown in the corresponding images. This handsome piece of furniture is made of stained oak, with the original hardware still present. It has three glass-paneled hinged doors. There is an original paper label present at the rear of each shelf. These pieces were manufactured by the Globe-Wernicke Co., in size C 9 1/2 or C 11, grade 299. This piece measures approximately 40" tall, 34" wide, and 10" 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 piece shows some age/wear. There is a patch of sticky residue on the top surface, as well as some reside of labels and/or stickers on the glass panels. There are some scratches and/or scuffs to the wood. The base of this unit is lacking.
 
Lot 6252

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include "Claus Spreckels: The Sugar King in Hawaii," "Winnipesaukee Lake Country Gleanings," and "The Life of the Spider," 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.
 
Lot 6253

$45

Title: An Impartial and Correct History of the War between the United States of America and Great Britain; Comprising a Particular Detail of the Naval and Military Operations, and a Faithful Record of the Events Produced during the Contest. From Its Commencement, June 18, 1812, to the Treaty of Peace, Ratified in the City of Washington,,, February 17, 1815
Author: Thomas O'Connor
Publisher: John Low
City: New York
Year: 1817
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 336 pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 7.25"
Book Details: Fourth edition, revised and corrected.
Condition / Notes: This antique leather-bound volume has been re-backed, with bright gilt lettering to spine panel. Original boards show rubbing and external wear to edges. Binding is tight. Previous owner's name is written at the top of title page. First and final pages show marginal water markings. Pages show scattered light foxing. Pages 311 to 316 are detaching from top half. Light stain appears on fore edge. Darker staining visible at bottom edge. Contains frontispiece illustration.
 
Lot 6254

$70

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique poetry books shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors represented in this lot include Robert Louis Stevenson, Witter Bynner, O. W. Holmes, and Herman Melville. The copy of Melville's "John Marr and Other Poems" is a limited edition of 150 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 6255

$25

Details: This lot includes the group of Elmira, New York related ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes masonic related material, as well as bulletins from Elmira College, as well as programs from Elmira's Diamond Jubilee Historical Pageant, the Civic Thanksgiving program, and winter lectures of the Young Men's Association, 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 6256

$30

Details: This lot includes the group of original antique Vanity Fair caricature plates shown in the corresponding image(s). These color plates were printed by Vincent Brooks Day & Son. The artist of these plates is Spy. There are five individual plates included in this lot, which have the captions "Oxford Physiology," "Chemistry & Optics," "Natural Philosophy," "Birmingham University," and "The Bank Holiday." Some of these plates are dated, showing the years 1878, 1891, 1897, and 1904. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These handsome plates show well with crisp colors. Some pages show age toning, some have darkening to edges, very light moisture indications, and minimal edge wear.
 
Lot 6257

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

- Indian Life and Indian History by George Copway - Dated 1858 by Albert Colby and Company - This volume contains several handsome hand-colored illustrations. This volume shows some advanced external wear with a mostly detached rear board and a lacking spine cover.
- Colonial Dames and Good Wives by Alice Morse Earle - Dated 1895 by Houghton , Mifflin and Company - Shows some rubbing to boards.
- The History of the Discovery and Settlement of America by William Robertson - Dated 1832 by J. & J. Harper - This volume shows some age wear such as rubbing to boards and spine, cracking along rear hinge, and some foxing to pages.
- Rambles in the Path of the Steam-Horse by Ele Bowen - Dated 1855 by Wm. Bromwell and Wm. White Smith - This volume shows some advanced wear including a detached front board, loss to spine cover, and some detached and/or loosening signatures.
 
Lot 6258

$55

Title: The Royal Greens: Or, the Scout of the Susquehanna, A Tale of the Valley of Wyoming
Author: J. H. Robinson
Publisher: Samuel French
City: New York
Year: Unknown
Binding Style: Softcover
Pagination: 98
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Condition / Notes: This rare text is complete and has been collated. This volume shows advanced condition issues, such as some soiling, chipping, tearing, and/or loss to pages. The text block has been sewn between two pieces of cardboard.
 
Lot 6259

$60

Title: The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States. Edited under the direction of Congress by Francis Wharton with preliminary index and notes historical and legal.
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Francis Wharton
Publisher: Government Printing Office
City: Washington, D.C.
Year: 1889
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 6 Complete: Yes
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in full leather with gilt lettering stamped to red and black spine labels. Books show external wear, with burn markings to head of spine of the first volume and scuffing and watering markings to boards of several volumes. Hinges of first volume are cracked. Front hinge of second volume is also cracked. Pages are clean and without markings. Blank preliminary pages and title page of third volume shows insect damage to upper margin. Pages of fifth volume show mild rippling.
 
Lot 6260

$60

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 6261

$25

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of nautical history and naval exploration books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
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 6262

$40

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique history and theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Maine agriculture, Abraham Lincoln, and women of the Bible, 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 6263

$70

Title: A Confession of Faith, Owned and Consented to, by the Elders and Messengers of the Churches in the Colony of Connecticut, in New England, Assembled by Delegation at Saybrook, September 9th, 1708
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Lockwood & Backus
City: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Year: 1810
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 144 pages
Width: 3.75" Height: 5.75"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label. Front board and two blank preliminary pages are detached. Text block is intact, with light age-toned pages showing sporadic foxing.
 
Lot 6264

$40

Details: This lot includes the group of New Hampshire and Vermont related ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes New Hampshire birth, marriage, divorce, and death records from 1918-1919, panoramic photographs of the Green Mountain Boys State from 1964, billheads, and travel brochures, 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 6265

$55

Title: American Annals; or a Chronological History of America from Its Discovery in MCCCCXCII to MDCCCVI in Two Volumes
Author: Abiel Holmes - Abiel Holmes was an American Congregational clergyman and historian in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He was the father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. and grandfather of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Holmes was born in Woodstock, Connecticut. He was the son of David Holmes and Mehitable Mayhew. He graduated from Yale College in 1783. In 1784, while ministering in South Carolina, he was recruited to be the minister at the Congregational Church in Midway, Georgia. He returned to New England to be ordained in 1785 and once for health reasons between 1786 and 1787, but returned to Midway and remained there until 1791. Holmes married Mary Stiles, the daughter of Ezra Stiles, the president of Yale. Mr. Stiles was the subject of a laudatory biography penned by Holmes.

In 1792, Rev. Holmes became the minister at First Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1805, he published a history entitled American Annals. Amid a theological controversy between Calvinism and Arminianism, Holmes resigned from the ministry in 1831 and the church chose a Unitarian minister to replace him.

Publisher: W. Hilliard
City: Cambridge
Year: 1805
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.75" Height: 9"
Condition / Notes: Antique leather-bound set shows taping to spines, with attached labels showing handwritten titles. Books show external wear with rubbing to boards, edgewear and lightly bumped outside corners. Hinges of both volumes show crude repair. Previous owner's name appears on page opposite title page in first volume and on front endpaper in second. Subsequent owners' names are visible on front flyleaf of first volume. Both title pages show markings in ink. Lightly age-toned pages show mild foxing.
 
Lot 6266

$10

Details: This lot includes the group of ephemera relating to the Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company in Elmira, New York, shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes advertising, annual reports, product specs, and company newsletters between the years 1920 and 1927. 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.
 
Lot 6267

$100

Title: The Congo and the Founding of Its Free State: A Story of Work and Exploration
Author: Henry M. Stanley - Sir Henry Morton Stanley, GCB, born John Rowlands was a Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone. Upon finding Livingstone, Stanley allegedly uttered the now-famous greeting, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
City: New York
Year: 1885
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in light blue cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spines and front covers. Books show light external wear, with mild darkening to spines and edges. First volume is tightly bound. Second volume has cracked front hinge. Interiors are clean and without markings. Illustrated with plates and in-text illustrations. Set contains in-text and intact fold-out maps.
 
Lot 6268

$25

Details: This lot includes the group of advertising related ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes sales catalogs for furniture, carpets, and tapestries, a Boyd Models hobby catalog, as well as publications relating to art and decoration with crepe and tissue paper, growing and selling money crops, and an Americana catalog from Goodspeed's Book Shop in Boston, MA. 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 6269

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Included in this lot are the works of Haley, Eliot's "Romola," "A Book of Old English Ballads," a miniature volume of Samuel Butler's "Hudibras," and two volumes of Thomas Hall Shastid's "The Duke of Deluth," one of which is author-inscribed. 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 have book plates on the front free endpaper.
 
Lot 6270

$15

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of nautical history and naval exploration books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

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 6271

$55

Details: This lot includes the antique oak desk shown in the corresponding images. This beautifully crafted piece has paneled sides, rounded corners, and eight drawers, four on each side, and one elongated drawer at the center. The original hardware is present. This piece measures approximately 30" tall, 48" wide, and 26.5" 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 piece generally shows well with some age/wear such as some scuffing and grooves to the wood.
 
Lot 6272

$55

Details: This lot includes the group of New York state books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes "The Lyre" yearbook for the class of 1912 from Trumansburg, which has original photos tipped in, as well as a modern reprint of "East View of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N. Y. Taken in Sept 1836." Other material included in this lot is a modern reprint of the Extra Census Bulletin, relating to the six Indian nations of New York, the publication "Better Homes in Ithaca" and additional yearbooks. 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 Lyre" shows some moisture indications and sunning to wrappers.
 
Lot 6273

$25

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 66 pieces in this lot, which includes some flint and quartz, including several arrowheads or spear points. 47 of these pieces are from the same dig site, and are accompanied by a note reading "Behind root beer stand, 10/67 Woodbury, some from new bulldozing on top of gravel pit, behind house." Seventeen pieces are enclosed in an envelope addressed to Mr. John E. Smith of Chaplin, CT. Many of these pieces are labeled with "JS" or "J. Smith". An additional two pieces are enclosed in an envelope which reads "Danielson, Quinebaug." This lot is one of several archaeological lots that we will be offering throughout this auction. Please see our catalog for additional listings, including a large collection of Rye Hill related artifacts and ephemera. 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.
 
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