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Lot 7448

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of antique catalogs:

- Sweet's Architectural Catalogues - Dated 1930 by Sweet's Catalogue Service - Shows moisture indications to boards.
- Armstrong - Dated 1957 by Armstrong Floor Division
- Donnelley's Industrial Directory of the Eastern District - Dated 1929 by The Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
- Catalogue of Plaster Cast Reproductions - Dated 1901 by P.P. Caproni & Brother - Ex-library volume.
- Gears! Good Gears Only - Dated 1905 by The Cincinnati Gear Company
- Tools and Shop Supplies - Dated 1926 by E. M. Hanson & Co.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7449

$50
This lot includes the group of mounted posters from the Adirondack National Exhibitions of American Watercolors shown in the corresponding image(s). According to the website of The Arts Center of Old Forge "The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors is a competitive exhibition open to all living artists working with water media on paper. ... All entries must be original." The posters in this lot all come from paintings by artist Don Getz from the 1987, 1988, 1989, 2000 and 2002 Exhibitions. Each poster was hand-signed by Getz. These posters show the natural beauty of the Adirondacks. These mounted pieces have a label on the back side from Plak-It. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7450

$40
This lot includes the group of Antique "Tom Swift" Juvenile Series books by Victor Appleton shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7451

$130
Title: Edition De luxe, The Complete Writings of O. Henry
Author: O. Henry
Publisher: Doubleday, Page and Company
Printing Year: 1917 Limited Edition, Illustrator-Signed
Number of Volumes: Complete 14-volume set

Notes: Bound in blue paper with vellum spine backing and bright gilt embossing and in the original cloth with gilt embossing, this antique set is a collection of writings from O. Henry, with illustrations by Gordon Grant. This limited edition set is the Memorial Edition, numbered 992 of 1,075. The work contains frontispiece illustrations, with the frontispiece in the first volume signed by the illustrated in the margin. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with light rubbing and occasional moisture indications to the jackets. The volumes are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The endpapers show some darkening from the dust jacket flaps. The books measure approximately 6 1/4" x 9".
 
Lot 7452

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

Item Description: Tumblers
Number of Pieces: 6
Dimension: 3.75" tall

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

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

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades.
 
Lot 7453

$70
This lot features the following authentic pieces of Royal Copenhagen's Golden Basket pattern porcelain:

Item Description: Small Lidded Bowls and Saucers
Number of Pieces: 23 (including one extra lid)
Dimension: Bowls - 3 1/4" diameter and 2 1/4" high, Saucers 6" diameter

Details/Condition: This lot includes the pieces of original vintage Royal Copenhagen porcelain shown in the corresponding image. These pieces are from the "Golden Basket" line, decorated in a gilt and peach floral arrangement in a basket, centered in a wide gilt band around the edge of the pieces.

Royal Copenhagen, officially the Royal Porcelain Factory, is a manufacturer of porcelain products and was founded in Copenhagen in 1775 under the protection of Queen Juliane Marie. It is recognized by its factory mark, the three wavy lines above each other, symbolizing Denmark’s three straits: Oresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. (description courtesy of Wikipedia)

All items in this lot are in very good condition or may show light indications of age/wear.
 
Lot 7454

$30
This lot features the following pieces of artwork:

- Cuca Romley - Color Etching - Professionally framed, measuring approximately 10" by 12" - Limited edition, numbered 53 of 100.
- T. H. Archer - Pen & Ink - Professionally framed, measuring approximately 11" by 10" - Portrays Scotty dogs.
- H. Ottiway - Color Engraving - Professionally framed, measuring approximately 6 1/2" by 8" - Limited edition, numbered 2 of 25.
 
Lot 7455

$225
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Salvador Dali
Medium: Limited Edition Signed Lithograph
Dimensions: Frame measures 29" by 36 1/2"

Details/Condition: This piece features a framed, limited edition lithograph titled, signed and numbered by renowned artist Salvador Dali. A paper adhered to the back of the frame titles this large piece as "Pegase". This piece was professionally framed and has a label on the back of the frame from Sola Gallery in Ithaca, New York. This piece shows very well, with bright colors.
 
Lot 7456

$20
This lot features the following authentic pieces of Wedgwood pottery:

Item Description: Vine-Patterned Plates
Number of Pieces: 8
Dimension: 8" diameter

Details/Condition: This lot includes the pieces of original vintage Wedgwood pottery shown in the corresponding image. The name "Wedgwood" is stamped on the bottom of each piece, which dates these pieces after 1940.

Josiah Wedgwood (12 July 1730 – 3 January 1795) was an English potter, founder of the Wedgwood company, credited with the industrialization of the manufacture of pottery. Wedgwood developed a number of industrial innovations for his company, notably a way of measuring kiln temperatures accurately and new ware types Black Basalt and Jasper Ware (the first color was Poland Blue, an innovation that required experiments with more than 3,000 samples). The main themes on the company's jasper ware have all been taken from ancient mythologies: Roman, Greek or Egyptian. (description courtesy of Wikipedia)

All items in this lot are in very good condition or may show light indications of age/wear.
 
Lot 7457

$55
This lot features the following authentic pieces of Wedgwood Blue Jasper Ware pottery:

Item Description: Demitasse Cups and Saucers
Number of Pieces: 24 (12 Cups and 12 Saucers)
Dimension: Saucers - Cups - 2 1/2" tall, Saucer - 4 1/4" diameter

Details/Condition: This lot includes the pieces of original vintage Wedgwood Blue Jasper Ware pottery shown in the corresponding image. These pieces feature a Roman theme, with cream cherubs in relief on a blue background. The name "Wedgwood" is imprinted on the bottom of each piece, along with "Made in England," which dates these pieces after 1929.

Josiah Wedgwood (12 July 1730 – 3 January 1795) was an English potter, founder of the Wedgwood company, credited with the industrialization of the manufacture of pottery. Wedgwood developed a number of industrial innovations for his company, notably a way of measuring kiln temperatures accurately and new ware types Black Basalt and Jasper Ware (the first color was Poland Blue, an innovation that required experiments with more than 3,000 samples). The main themes on the company's jasper ware have all been taken from ancient mythologies: Roman, Greek or Egyptian. (description courtesy of Wikipedia)

All items in this lot are in very good condition or may show light indications of age/wear.
 
Lot 7458

$40
This lot includes the group of antique decorative books by G. A. Henty shown in the corresponding image(s). These first edition volumes include Beric the Briton (1st American), Through Russian Snows (1st American), Out With Garibaldi (1st American), When London Burned (1st British), With Lee in Virginia (1st American), With Clive in India (1st American), and Saint Bartholome's Eve (1st American). The volumes are bound with gilt and colorful spines and boards. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books show mild some age/wear indications; with rubbing and moisture indications to the extremities.
 
Lot 7459

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

- Gunn's New Family Physician: or Home Book of Health by John C. Gunn - Dated 1884 by Wilstach, Baldwin & Co.
- The Anatomy of Melancholy, What It Is by Democritus Junior - Dated 1857 by J. W. Moore
- Types of Mental Defectives by Martin W. Barr - Dated 1920 by P. Blakiston's Son & Co. - Ex-library volume.
- Handbuch der Arzneiverordnungslehre by Dr. Philipp Phoebus - Dated 1839 by Stolberg am Harz
- Complete Herbalist, or the People Their Own Physicians by Dr. O. Phelps Brown - Dated 1870 by Privately Publishe

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show advanced age/wear indications, with detached or lacking boards and spine covers, play to bindings, among other wear indications.
 
Lot 7460

$150
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description:Large Serving Bowls
Number of Pieces: 4
Dimension: 13" length (oval bowls), 12" diameter (round bowls)

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

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

The items in this lot may show some light indications of age/wear, including some imperfections to the surface or glaze. One of the serving bowls has an unglazed exterior. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades.
 
Lot 7461

$150
Title: The Fool of Quality; or, the History of Henry Earl of Moreland
Author: Henry Brooke
Publisher: Edward Johnston
Printing Year: 1782
Number of Volumes: Complete five-volume set

Notes: Decoratively bound in leather with bright gilt embossing and crimson spine labels, this antique set is a scarce work by Irish writer Henry Brooke. This work is the only one of his works which has enjoyed any great reputation. The plot is an account of the doings of young Harry Clinton, who, rejected by his decadent and aristocratic father, is educated on enlightened principles by his philanthropic uncle. Thus equipped to fight the evils of the world the innocent yet wise hero does his best to better the lot of the unfortunate Hammel Clement and his family, and other deserving cases, in the intervals between the author’s frequent philosophical digressions and commentaries on the action. (detail courtesy of Wikipedia)

These volumes have been professionally rebound in handsome bindings. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with light shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities, as well as some sunning to the spines. The volumes are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 4" x 7 1/4".
 
Lot 7462

$100
Antique Six-Drawer Oak Spool Chest and Desk
Condition/Details: This classically designed, antique oak chest and lift-top desk retains the original J&P Coats drawer lettering and logo on the back side. This classic piece shows beautifully with fine patina, has beveled recessed panels on the sides, and an inkwell and pen trough on the top back edge. The top is angled down towards the front, lifts smoothly on brass hinges and has some play to the frame. The top has a replacement wood panel where there was likely glass originally. The antique brass pulls are not uniform and one is detached and stored in one of the drawers, while others show some age and wear including loss of the face of one. The drawers are solid and travel smoothly. The wall between the drawer stacks has a replacement strip of oak on its face. The unit measures approximately 32.75" wide by 23" deep by 15" tall at the back.
 
Lot 7463

$25
This lot includes the group of New York State ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a large panoramic photograph from Niagara Falls and a souvenir book from the Falls, Syracuse-related ephemera and more. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7464

$90
This antique and vintage postcard group includes the following:

Theme: Holidays
Approximate number of cards in this group: 100

Condition/Details: These postcards include Victorian lithograph finishes and other attractive design elements. A majority of the postcards in this lot include Thanksgiving, Easter and Birthday Greeting Cards. Also included are several other holidays, including Halloween, Valentine's Day and Saint Patrick's Day. The cards are in good condition with some age/wear indications. Many of the cards have handwritten notes and postage markings.
 
Lot 7465

$20
This lot features the following authentic pieces of Royal Copenhagen's Golden Basket pattern porcelain:

Item Description: Teapot, Cream, Sugar and Small Pitcher
Number of Pieces: 6 (including lids)
Dimension: Teapot - 6" tall with lid

Details/Condition: This lot includes the pieces of original vintage Royal Copenhagen porcelain shown in the corresponding image. These pieces are from the "Golden Basket" line, decorated in a gilt and peach floral arrangement in a basket, centered in a wide gilt band around the edge of the pieces.

Royal Copenhagen, officially the Royal Porcelain Factory, is a manufacturer of porcelain products and was founded in Copenhagen in 1775 under the protection of Queen Juliane Marie. It is recognized by its factory mark, the three wavy lines above each other, symbolizing Denmark’s three straits: Oresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. (description courtesy of Wikipedia)

All items in this lot are in very good condition or may show light indications of age/wear.
 
Lot 7466

$15
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage 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. 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 7467

$150
Title: The Works of Robert Burns
Author: Robert Burns
Publisher: James Cochrane and Co.
Printing Year: 1834
Number of Volumes: Complete eight-volume set

Notes: Bound in green leather with bright gilt embossing, red spine labels, and gilded top page edges, this antique set is a collection of writings from the Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns. The work is illustrated with engraved frontispiece illustrations and title pages. These volumes have been professionally rebound in decorative bindings. The volumes show external age/wear, with several of the volumes showing white discoloration and moisture indications. The volumes are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages and marbled endpapers. The previous owner's decorative bookplate is on the front endpaper. The books measure approximately 4" x 6 3/4".
 
Lot 7468

$35
This lot features the authentic porcelain pieces shown in the corresponding image(s). These pieces include a miniature cup and saucer from Richard Ginon; a blue, gilt and floral vase from Booth's; and eight 8" fruit-patterned plates from Hutschenreuther. All of these pieces feature gilt designs. The items in this lot are in very good condition or may show light indications of age/wear. There is a crack on the vase, approximately 2" down from the top edge.
 
Lot 7469

$20
This lot features the following authentic pieces of Royal Copenhagen's Golden Basket pattern porcelain:

Item Description: Dinner Plates
Number of Pieces: 12
Dimension: 10" diameter

Details/Condition: This lot includes the pieces of original vintage Royal Copenhagen porcelain shown in the corresponding image. These pieces are from the "Golden Basket" line, decorated in a gilt and peach floral arrangement in a basket, centered in a wide gilt band around the edge of the pieces.

Royal Copenhagen, officially the Royal Porcelain Factory, is a manufacturer of porcelain products and was founded in Copenhagen in 1775 under the protection of Queen Juliane Marie. It is recognized by its factory mark, the three wavy lines above each other, symbolizing Denmark’s three straits: Oresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. (description courtesy of Wikipedia)

All items in this lot are in very good condition or may show light indications of age/wear.
 
Lot 7470

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

Item Description: Tumblers
Number of Pieces: 6
Dimension: 3.75" tall

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

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

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show very light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades.
 
Lot 7471

$90
This lot features the following pieces of limited edition Owl artwork signed by the artist Jack Coughlin:

- Winter Owl - Engraving - Professionally framed, measuring approximately 12 1/4" by 17 1/2" - Numbered 50 of 600.
- 4 Birds - Woodcut - Professionally framed, measuring approximately 19" by 16" - Numbered 9 of 40.
 
Lot 7472

$50
This lot includes the group of professionally framed prints of Winslow Homer artwork shown in the corresponding image(s). These pieces include two fishing-themed prints and a print of deer on a hillside. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7473

$35
Title: The Book of the American Indian
Author: Hamlin Garland
Publisher: Harpers and Brothers
Printing Year: 1923 First Edition

Condition/Details: This volume is decoratively bound in dark grey paper with pasted-down Remington illustration of a Native American on the front board, black cloth spine and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a first edition work on Native Americans, profusely illustrated by Frederic Remington. The volume shows some external age/wear, with rubbing concentrated along the extremities and the spine. The spine cover is separated along the hinge of the front board approximately six inches down from the top edge. The volume is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 9" x 12 1/4" and contains 274 pages.
 
Lot 7474

$55
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage Binghamton, NY directories shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are from 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913 and 1918. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some of these volumes show advanced wear, with detached boards and lacking or detached spine cover.
 
Lot 7475

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage literature and poetry volumes shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7476

$80
This lot includes the group of Mackenzie-Childs ephemera shown in the corresponding image.

This material includes a corrugated cardboard binder featuring the logo on the front, as well as several other binders featuring Mackenzie-Childs documentation. Additionally, there is a selection of internal documents from the company, including fabric samples for the tuffets; original postcards from the company, two small ornaments in a small bag and two doilies with metal rose florets (may not be Mackenzie-Childs).

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

These pieces are part of the MacKenzie-Childs items we are selling during this auction, which came from the estate of a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area. 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 7477

$70
This lot features the following original needlepoint placemats and tablecloth shown in the corresponding image(s). Included are thirteen placemats and one tablecloth fashioned after the Mackenzie-Childs motif. These pieces are part of the consignment of MacKenzie-Childs we are selling during this auction, and were crafted by a former staff member of the company who lived in the Ithaca area.

Since 1983, MacKenzie-Childs has made handcrafted, American-made ceramics, each piece a one-of-a-kind collectible at its facility in Aurora, New York in the Finger Lakes Region. Founded by Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs, the company continues a tradition of hand-made ceramics to this day, with every piece molded by hand, machine-pressed, or slip cast, fired up to three times, hand-glazed, and decorated. The brand is best known for distinctive designs which combine vibrant colors and pattern-on-pattern surface decoration to create a fresh, original aesthetic best described as “tradition with a twist.” (detail courtesy of MacKenzie-Childs' website)
 
Lot 7478

$325
This lot features the following authentic piece(s) of MacKenzie-Childs ceramics:

Item Description: Fluted Luncheon Plates
Number of Pieces: 10
Dimension: 9" diameter

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

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

All items in this lot are in as-new condition or may show some light indications of age/wear. This estate included both first and second quality pieces and this lot may include both or either of those grades.
 
Lot 7479

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of assorted reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7480

$25
This lot includes the group of books on collectibles shown in the corresponding image(s). These works provide information on dinnerware, pottery, porcelain, Bauer, Czechoslovakian glass, and Herend China. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7481

$40
Title: Annals and Recollections of Oneida County
Author: Pomroy Jones
Publisher: Privately Published by the Author
Printing Year: 1851

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with leather spine label, raised spine bands and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of Oneida County, in central New York. The volume shows external age/wear, with the front board splitting from the spine cover and the top portion of the spine cover tearing. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned and foxed pages. Contains some pencil handwriting on the rear endpapers. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 9" and contains 893 pages.
 
Lot 7482

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on world history:

- Sailors and Saints by the authors of the "Naval Sketch-book" - Dated 1829 by J. & J. Harper - Very scarce leather bound volume, two volumes in one. Lacking top of spine cover, boards show wear.
- History of France from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by John Russell - Dated 1839 by Hogan & Thompson - Illustrated leather bound volume.
- The Life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, and of other Distinguished American Explorers by Samuel M. Smucker - Dated 1858 by G.G. Evans - Gilt embossing.
- Gold Fields of the Klondike by Ernest Ingersoll - Dated 1897 by Edgewood Publishing Company - Boards cracking.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7483

$20
This lot includes the ten author-signed copies of "L" is for Lawless by Sue Grafton shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of author Sue Grafton, and is complete with mylar-protected dust jacket. This lot includes at least some first editions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7484

$30
This lot includes the group of signed sports volumes shown in the corresponding image(s). Signatures in this lot include Brian Boitano, John Holway, Martina Navratilova, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, John Schuerholz, Jay Johnstone, Steve Hubbard, Jerry Tarkanian, Buzz Bissinger, George Foreman, Janet Guthrie, Marti Carelli-Gilbert, Hal Higdon, Dolphe Shayes and Wallene Dockery. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7485

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of decorative miniature antique Christian titles:

- What Saith The Scripture by Mary P. Lord - Dated 1890 by D. Lothrop Company
- Our Burden Bearer by Phillips Brooks - Dated 1928 by Ernest Nister - In tissue paper dust jacket, gilt embossing throughout.
- Bridal Greetings: A Marriage Gift by Rev. Daniel Wise - Dated 1857 by Carlton & Porter
- Steps to the Alter: A Manual of Devotions by W. E. Scudamore - Dated 1883 by E.& J.B. Young & Co.
- The Book of Psalms - Dated 1925 by The Jewish Publication Society
- The Daily Exercise Consisting of the Holy Mass - Dated c1880 by Benziger Brothers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These volumes include handwriting from previous owners.
 
Lot 7486

$250
This lot includes the antique saber shown in the corresponding image. This unique, hand-made sword features a brass clam-shell guard and antler handle, and measures approximately 28" long. This item shows fine patina, with some age/wear indications. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 7487

$45
Title: Eighth and Ninth Reports of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission of the State of New York
Author: Timothy L. Woodruff, President, et al
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company
Printing Year: 1903

Condition/Details: Bound in light green cloth with black and brown lettering and design, this antique volume provides government reports from the New York fishing and game commissioners in 1902 and 1903. The work is profusely illustrated with black and white plates within the text and full-page color illustrations by various illustrators, including Denton and Fuertes. This volume also includes a fold-out map. The illustrations within this volume have been collated according to the list of illustrations in the table of contents, and all are present.

This is a former library volume, with handwritten, white lettering and black tape on the spine, one small stamp on each endpaper and ink handwriting on the title page. This volume includes a stamp on the front fly leaf "Compliments of George B. Hemenway, Member of Assembly, 1908." The volume shows external age/wear, with sunning to the spine and rubbing to the extremities. The text block shows play, with age-toned pages. The full-page illustration opposite of page 312 is detached. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" and contains 456 pages.
 
Lot 7488

$40
Title: The Family Companion and Physician, on Reformed Botanical Principles
Author: Dr. J. Wilson
Publisher: Privately Published in Owego, NY
Printing Year: 1862

Condition/Details: Bound in small blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work providing natural health remedies for "treating of the symptoms and remedies of acute diseases, in men, women and children." The volume shows light external age/wear, with rubbing to the cloth, and two tears along the spine cover. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned and foxed pages. The book measures approximately 4" x 6" and contains 120 pages.
 
Lot 7489

$15
This lot features five original professionally framed needlepoint designs. Featured among these pieces are two pairs of matching patterns of animal and flower patterns, as well as a personalized piece likely for a baby. These items arrived with the consignment of MacKenzie-Childs pottery that we are selling during this auction. These pieces were crafted by the former staff member of MacKenzie-Childs who lived in the Ithaca, New York area. All items in this lot are in very good condition or may show light indications of age/wear.
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