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Lot 8232

$110

Book Details: This lot includes the antique magazine compilation shown in the corresponding image(s). This volume of "Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization" contains issues from January to December, 1876. These contain coverage of the centennial of the independence of the United States. This work is well illustrated, with a number of full- and double-page plates.

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Condition / Notes: Antique folio volume is bound in quarterleather with raised bands and stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book is disbound. Covers show extensive wear, with soiling to covers, and peeling at bottom of rear board. Initial leaves of text block are detached, with closed tear across illustrated title page of January 1st issue. Some pages display faint water markings to lower edges of text block.

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Lot 8233

$10

Details: Vintage entertainment, science fiction, gossip, fan, and body-building magazines populate this late of vintage ephemera. Titles include "Omni, "Entertainment Weekly," "Us," "Playboy," Star Trek" and "Starlog," "Dr. Who," "Film Comment," and "Muscle & Fitness." These all date from the late 1980s and early 1990s, and there are about 75 periodicals in this lot.

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Condition / Notes: Many of these magazines have all been preserved in individual plastic sleeves and protected from light, and all are in excellent condition.

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Lot 8234

$25

Title: Woods and Waters: or, the Saranacs and Racket. With Map of the Route and Nine Illustrations on Wood
Author: Alfred B. Street - Alfred Billings Street was an American poet and novelist.
Publisher: M. Doolady
City: New York
Year: 1860
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xx/345 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 7.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped pebbled brown cloth with neatly taped spine. Book shows mild edgewear. Binding is firm. Antique library bookplate can be seen on front pastedown. No other institutional markings or attachments are present. Pages show sporadic light foxing and occasional marginal staining. Work contains a frontispiece map and half title page with vignette, as well as in-text and full-page illustrations.

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Lot 8235

$15

Book Details: Some of the books in this lot of decorative antique literature are leather-bound; others bear beautiful gold-stamped bindings. Titles include "The Inggoldsby Legends," "Lorna Doone," "The Courtship of Miles Standish," "Lucile," and "The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock."

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


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Lot 8236

$375

Title: 40 Years Prospecting and Mining in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Author: Frank Herbert
Publisher: Rapid City Daily Journal
City: Rapid City, South Dakota
Year: 1921
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 199 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition. Author's signature appears in pencil underneath frontispiece portrait.

Antique volume is bound in dark green cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows mild external wear. Minute stain appears on fore edge. Front hinge is cracked. A small number of pages display minor stains at bottom margin. Work is illustrated with photographic plates.

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Lot 8237

$50

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The History of the First Baptist Church of Boston (1665-1899)" (American Baptist Publication Society, 1899) by Nathan E. Wood, and "History of the North Russell Street. M. G. Church and Sabbath School; With a Brief Account of St. John's Church at the Odeon" (J. P. Magee, 1861), edited by D. S. King.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. It should be noted that "A History of the Second Church, or Old North, in Boston" (John Wilson & Son, 1852) lacks spine cover and has detached front board and initial signature.

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Lot 8238

$35

Title: Those Were the Days
Author: Archibald Rutledge - Archibald Hamilton Rutledge was an American poet and educator, the first South Carolina poet laureate from 1934 to 1973. He wrote over 50 books and many poems, usually about his hunting and life experiences in South Carolina.
Publisher: The Dietz Press, Incorporated
City: Richmond
Year: 1955
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xiii/462 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 8"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition of this work. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "Inscribed for / Just in G. Chadwick / with the affection of his / friend. / Archibald Rutledge / Hampton Plantation / McClellanville, S. C., / Nov. 29, 1962." Author's signature also appears on half title page. Photo of author has been pasted at lower right corner of front flyleaf.

Antique pebbled green cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear concentrated at edges and corners. Binding is firm. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front pastedown. Pages are clean and bright.

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Lot 8239

$90

Title: Studies on Slavery, in Easy Lessons. Compiled into Eight Studies, and Subdivided into Short Lessons for the Convenience of Readers
Author: John Fletcher
Publisher: Jackson Warner
City: Natchez, Mississippi
Year: 1852
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xiv/8-637 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Book Details: A defense of slavery in the Antebellum South that purports to be based on scholarly readings of the bible and human history.

"Mr. Fletcher has not only marshalled into his line of impregnable defence the mandates and sanctions of the Sacred Writing concerning the slave institutions, but has drawn powerful auxiliaries from the sources of ancient history. His exegesis of biblical passages, in the original languages in which they were communicated by inspiration to the world, shows his sound scholarship, as well as his reverence of the literal sense and specific meaning of God's holy and unimpeachable standard and rule of life and action." (from publisher's preface).
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather with gilt -lettered panel to spine. Rear board is detached. Loss of material is visible at head of spine, cover at foot of spine is detaching. Cracking appears along spine edge. Covers display rubbing and scuffing. Volume has marbled endpapers. Text block is intact. Foxing appears throughout.

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Lot 8240

$10

Book Details: This large and useful collection of music history and reference books is lead by the definitive "Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicians," in six volumes in excellent condition; and is assisted by an Oxford guide. The books in this lot cover both classical and 20th century popular music, with works on performance techniques, repertoire, French composers, and opera on the one hand; and volumes on blues, jazz, pop, and dance music on the other. Biographies and autobiographies cover Louis Armstrong, Pablo Casals, and Richard Wagner.

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


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Lot 8241

$250

Book Details: This lot includes the antique map collection in green cloth hardcover portfolio shown in the corresponding image(s).

These are four large color folding maps of the Adirondacks, published by the State of New York Fisheries, Game and Forest Commission, enclosed in printed green cloth hardcover portfolio, with gilt lettering on front. The four sections when assembled make one complete map of the Adirondack Mountains area. Maps are all intact, clean with no tape or paper loss, color is bright.

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Condition / Notes: Portfolio shows light external wear, with intact brown ribbons at fore edges.

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Lot 8242

$35

Title: The Army and Navy of America: Containing a View of the Heroic Adventures, Battles, Naval Engagements, Remarkable Incidents, and Glorious Achievements in the Cause of Freedom, from the Period of the French and Indian Wars to the Close of the Mexican War; Independent of an Account of Warlike Operations on Land and Sea; Enlivened by a Variety of the Most Interesting Anecdotes; and Embellished with Engravings
Author: Jacob K. Neff
Publisher: G. Hills
City: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Year: 1849
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 684 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume has been rebound in pistachio green covers with bright gilt lettering and ruling to spine. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Volume has new endpapers. Previous owners' signatures appear on blank preliminary pages. Pages display foxing and occasional marginal staining. This work is illustrated with a frontispiece and plates depicting battle scenes. In-text diagrams illustrating military operations/manoeuvres are also present.

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Lot 8243

$25

Book Details: The tone of this collection of antiquarian books is philosophical: each volume is filled with essays or disquisitions on aspects of society, such as morality or temperance. Alfred Russell Wallace, whose theory of natural selection anticipated Darwin, weighs in on "The Social Environment and Moral Progress." Lighter works include an anthology of speeches suitable for graduation ceremonies and commencements; and "Friends on the Shelf," a collection of essays in praise of the writings of various authors.

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


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Lot 8244

$10

Title: Manuel de l'amateur des jardins: traite general d'horticulture
Author: Charles Naudin, Joseph Decaisne
Publisher: Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres, Fils et Cie
City: Paris
Year: circa 1865
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in quarter green leather over green marbled paper-covered boards. Stamped gilt lettering and ruling are visible on spines. Ex-library books show varying degrees of external wear, with spine cover of fourth volume displaying multiple tears, cracking and loss of material, as well as taping. Spine cover of second volume is detached at rear spine edge. Minor loss of material is visible at head of spine of first volume. Labels with call numbers can be seen at foot of spines. Front board of final volume is detached. Bindings are otherwise sound. Antique bookplate can be seen on front pastedowns, plastic bar code strip is attached to front flyleaves. Small library stamp is visible on title pages. No other library markings or attachments are apparent. Pages are clean and bright. This work contains many textual illustrations.

Text is in French.

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Lot 8245

$45

Title: The History of the Life of Thomas Ellwood, or, an Account of His Birth, Education, &c. with Divers Observations on His Life and Manners, When a Youth: And How He Came to Be Convinced of the Truth; With His Many Sufferings and Services for the Fame. Also, Several Other Remarkable Passages and Occurences. Written by His Own Hand. To Which Is Added a Supplement
Author: Thomas Ellwood - Thomas Ellwood was an English religious writer. He is remembered for his relationship with poet John Milton, and some of his writing has proved durable as well.
Publisher: Joseph Crukshank
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1775
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 24/360 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather with raised bands. Book shows external wear, with narrow cracking along spine edges and minor scuffing to covers. Binding is sound. Antique bookplate can be seen on front pastedown. Interior display foxing throughout. Occasional marginal staining is also visible.

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Lot 8246

$25

Details: The marks on the back of this exquisite, large Villeroy & Boch porcelain wall charger or plaque show that it was made somewhere between 1893 and 1930. Seventeen inches in diameter, it is hand-painted, not a transfer print, and shows the city of Hannover, Germany. It is equipped with a metal hanger, and ready for display.

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Condition / Notes: This charger is in very good condition, with no chips or cracks, and only light crazing on the back (but not the front) of the plate.

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Lot 8247

$55

Book Details: Medical history is covered in this collection of antiquarian and vintage books, which includes a handy leather-covered, pocket-sized "Physician's Dose and Symptom Book" (1871). Other volumes concern "The Surgical Operations on President Cleveland in 1893," "Shoes and Feet," "Some American Medical Botanists," transactions of the Medical Society of Pennsylvania (1856), and a 1938 autobiography by a severely disabled woman who was both clever and persistent in compensating for her handicaps. The best title of the bunch is "Our Digestion: My Jolly Friend's Secret" (1872).

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


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Lot 8248

$15

Title: Robert the King
Author: Wilmer Siter Kirk
Publisher: Self-published
City: Camden, New Jersey
Year: 1930
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 277 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 7.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed private printing. Inscription at top of pastedown reads "To Paul Medary / From Wilmer S. Kirk."

Antique volume is bound in dark blue with stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Book is in excellent condition.

This work is illustrated with frontispiece map and in-text etchings by the author.



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Lot 8249

$110

Title: The Illustrated Guide for Modeling HMS Warrior (74), 1781: The Practicum Approach for Ship Model Construction. Volume III: Lower Gun Deck Detailing, Gun Making, Gun Port Lids, Ship's Figurehead Carving, Main Deck Framing
Author:
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Piermont, New York
Year: 2002
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Spiral Binding
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: 368 pages
Width: 9.5" Height: 11.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in original wrappers. Book is in excellent condition.

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Lot 8250

$20

Title: Attending Marvels: A Patagonian Journal
Author: George Gaylord Simpson
Publisher: The Macmillan Company
City: New York
Year: 1934
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xiii/295 pages
Width: 7" Height: 9.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped rust-colored cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Owner's name and address appear in pencil on front flyleaf and some pencil marginalia can be seen on rear flyleaf. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with a frontispiece photo and double-page map.

Intact dust jacket shows shelfwear, with small tears at edges.

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Lot 8251

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on the history of Springfield, Mass. shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Springfield Present and Prospective: The City of Homes" (Pond & Campbell, Publishers, 1905), and "An Historical Address, Delivered on the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Settlement of Springfield, May 25, 1836" (Press of the Springfield Printing Company, 1881) by Oliver B. Morris.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.

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Lot 8252

$120

Book Details: This lot includes the antique magazine compilation shown in the corresponding image(s). This privately-bound volume contains a number of 19th-century periodicals from New York and Pennsylvania. Among the titles in this collection are The Genesee Farmer (several issues 1850's and from 1861), The Cultivator (Albany, 1856), Pennsylvania Cultivator (Harrisburg, 1848/1849), Pennsylvania Farm Journal (Lancaster, 1850's), and The Horticulturalist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste (Jan., 1860). Also present are "The Orchard House" (Saxton, 1860) by Thomas Rivers and a "Descriptive Catalogue of Vines, Etc. Etc. with Explanatory Remarks and Indications for Cultivation" (Iona, near Peekstill, Westchester County, New York, 1859, with plates) by C. W. Grant. This compilation is well illustrated, with in-text and full-page b&w illustrations.

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Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in quarter leather with raised bands and stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with rubbing along spine edges. Binding is firm. Pages display sporadic light foxing.

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Lot 8253

$55

Title: The Works of Henry Tuke: To Which Is Prefixed, a Biographical Sketch of the Author
Author: Henry Tuke - Henry Tuke co-operated with his father in the reforms at the Retreat asylum in York, England.

He was the author of several moral and theological treatises which have been translated into German and French.
Publisher: W. Alexander
City: York
Year: 1815
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Complete: Yes
Width: 4.25" Height: 7"
Book Details: This work contains the writings relating to the doctrines of the Society of Friends. First volume contains "A biographical sketch of Henry Tuke" by Lindley Murray and "The principles of Religion, as professed by the Society of Christians, usually called Quakers" (6th ed., 1814)
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in full leather with gilt-lettered label to spines. Third volume has chipped label laid in. Books shows external wear, with mild rubbing and light soiling to covers. Spine edges display narrow cracking. Bindings are sound. Endpapers have darkened edges. Pages are clean and without markings.

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Lot 8254

$60

Book Details: This collection of Pennsylvania history ranges from the statistically factual to the fascinatingly occult. Included are comprehensive histories of Bucks and Chester Counties, a rebound (with facsimile title page) 1843 history of the state by Sherman Day, and a two-volume reprint of "The Picture Bible of Ludwig Denig: A Pennsylvania German Emblem Book." This last item contains was faithfully reproduced with exquisite color prints by the Museum of American Folk Art, and is protected by a slip-case.

Also included is a signed copy of "Hex," by Arthur H. Lewis, which tells the story of 20th century witchcraft in York County. Wallace Nutting's "Pennsylvania Beautiful" completes the lot.

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


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Lot 8255

$45

Book Details: This collection of horticulture ranges widely, from Charles Darwin's basic botanical study of orchid fertilization to practical gardening instruction and on to the more lyrical reflections of devoted gardeners. A history of the famous Longwood Gardens, begun by Pierre S. du Pont, is signed by its author, George E. Thompson, Sr. "Wild Flowers for Your Garden" is also signed by its author, Helen Hull. Other books in this lot address landscaping, trees, cactus orchids, and a gardener's year.

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


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Lot 8256

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique illustrated children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The Arabian Nights: Their Best-Known Tales" (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933) illustrated by Maxfield Parrish, and "The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757" (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935) illustrated by N. C. Wyeth.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.

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Lot 8257

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Zincali; An Account of the Gypsies of Spain. With an Original Collection of Their Songs and Poetry by George Borrow - Dated 1843 by James M. Campbell & Co. - First EditionThis is a scarce antique compilation of nineteenth-century titles.

Antique volume is bound in marbled paper-covered boards with leather spine and leather-tipped corners. Book shows wear, with rubbing and scuffing to edges. Binding is sound. Lengthy handwritten note appears on front pastedown. Front flyleaf has been excised. Annotation in ink appears at top of title page. Pages of this and following publications are foxed.
- The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal: for November 1810...February 1811. by uncredited author - Dated 1811 by Ezra Sargeant - Among the items contained in this issue are:

"Substance of the Speech of Sir John Cox Hippisley, Bart. on Seconding the Motion of the Right Hon. Henry Grattan, To Refer the Petition of the Roman Catholics of Ireland to a Committee of the House of Commons, on Friday, the 18th of May, 1810"

"Memoires du Prince Eugene de Savoie"

"Tracts on the Eduction of the Poor"


"Code d'Instruction Criminelle"

"The American Mineralogical Journal, for January, February, and March 1810, conducted by Archibald Bruce, M.D., Professor of Mineralogy in the University of the State of New York. Vol. I, No. 1.



- The Bible in Spain; or the Journeys, Adventures, and Imprisonments of an Englishmam, in an Attempt To Circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula by George Borrow - Dated 1843 by James B. Campbell

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Lot 8258

$40

Book Details: This group of antiquarian theology is largely 19th century, and about evenly divided between scholarly books and popular works for the lay person. Dominating the lot is a large, five-volume "Dictionary of the Bible," bound in leather.

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


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Lot 8259

$175

Details: There are about 115 postcards in this remarkable military collection. Most of the cards date from World War I, but a few pre-date that war, and some are from the Pancho Villa expedition into Mexico in 1916-17. Service postcards, notifying loved ones of the status of their active duty soldiers are included, as are real photo postcards. Army forts and installations from all over the U.S. are pictured.

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Condition / Notes: These postcards are in generally good condition, and are preserved in albums with individual plastic sleeves.

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Lot 8260

$120
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Marriage-State, as Entered into with Religious and Irreligious Persons; Represented under the Similitude of a Dream by uncredited author - Dated 1778 by Robert Jackson- An Address to the People of Great Britain, (Respectfully Offered to the People of Ireland) on the Utility of Refraining from the Use of West India Sugar & Rum by uncredited author - Dated 1792 by W. Sleater- Letter from Rachel Chandler, to Ministers and Elders by Rachel Chandler - Dated 1766 by The Bible- Reasons for the Necessity of Silent Waiting, in order to the Solemn Worship of God. To Which Are Added, Several Quotations from Robert Barclay's Apology by uncredited author - Dated 1774 by Robert Jackson- Youth Persuaded to Obedience, Gratitude, and Honour, to God and Their Parents. Also Some Touches upon the Life of Man from the Cradle to the Grave by Thomas Chalkley - Dated 1763 by Unknown- Convention Nationale: Rapport et projet de decret. Sur l'organisation des Ecoles primaires, presentes a la Convention Nationale, au nom de son Comite d'Instruction Publique by F. Lanthenas - Dated circa 1792 by Convention Nationale- Hopitaux remplaces par des societes civiques qui affuroient aux artisans, dans les cas de maladies ou d'afflictions humaines, tous les secours physiques & moraux; et pars des mainsons d'industrie; qui rocureroient gratuitement, aux enfans des Citoyens peu fortunes, une Education morale & civique, & des Metiers utiles a eux-memes & a l'Etat by J. Marsillac - Dated 1792 by L'Imprimerie de la Lotterie Nationale- Remarks on an Address to the People Called Quakers: and a Sermon on the Nature and Necessity of Being Admitted into Covenant with Christ, by Baptism: In a letter to the Author by S. Fothergill. To Which Are Added a Few Observations by J. Phipps by S. Fothergill, J. Phipps - Dated 1761 by Matthew Pilkington- A Discourse as Delivered at a Meeting (Supposed at Canterbury) of the People Called Quakers, in the Year 1768 by Samuel Fothergill - Dated 1776 by Ellis Chandler- A Sermon Publicly Delivered at a Meeting of the People Called Quakers, Held in Leeds, the 26th of the Sixth Month, Commonly Called June, 1769. Carefully Taken Down in Characters at the Same Time by James Blakes, Junior by uncredited author - Dated 1772 by Robert Jackson- The Prayer of Agur, Illustrated in a Funeral Discourse: and the Advantages Resulting from an Early and Stedfast Piety, Preached Extempore, by the Author of Two Discourses and a Prayer. Publickly Delivered at the Quaker's Yearly Meeting, in Bristo. The Whole Taken Down in Characters by a Member of the Church of England by uncredited author - Dated 1768 by S. Farley - Second Edition- Two Discourses and A Prayer, Publickly Delivered on Sunday the 17th and Tuesday the 19th Days of May, 1767, at the Quakers Yearly Meetin as the Fryers, in Bristol. The Whole Taken Down in Charcters, by a Member of the Church of England. To Which Is Added a Preface by uncredited author - Dated 1768 by S. FarleyThis is the first text in a collection of 12 that make up this privately-bound antique compilation.

Antique volume is bound in full leather with raised bands to spine. Book shows external wear, with scuffing to covers. Binding is firm. Antique bookplates can be seen on front pastedown. Contents of volume are listed in neat handwriting on blank preliminary page. Pages are clean and without markings.


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Lot 8261

$60

Book Details: This collection of decorative vintage and antiquarian natural history covers the birds and the bees, as well as reptiles and the insects. Among the titles are "Mammals of Pennsylvania and New Jersey," Root's authoritative "ABC and XYZ of Bee Culture," "The Bird," by Jules Michelet, "Between the Tides," by William Crowder, and "Half-hours with Natural History."

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


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Lot 8262

$45

Title: Davy and the Goblin or What Followed Reading "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
Author: Charles E. Carryl - Charles Edward Carryl was an American children's literature author.

Born in New York, his father was a prosperous businessman. Carryl became a successful businessman and stockbroker, and for 34 years from 1874 he held a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. In 1869 he married Mary Wetmore, and had two children, the eldest of whom was poet and humorist Guy Wetmore Carryl. In 1882 he published his first work: Stock Exchange Primer.
In 1884 he published the children’s fantasy Davy and the Goblin; or, What Followed Reading "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", serialized in the magazine St Nicholas. His work includes the children’s nonsense poem “The Walloping Window Blind”, published in 1885, in a verse style similar to Lewis Carroll’s: A capital ship for an ocean trip/Was the Walloping Window-Blind;/No wind that blew dismayed her crew/Or troubled the captain’s mind. A second novel, "The Admiral's Caravan," also serialized in St Nicholas beginning in December 1891, was dedicated to his daughter Constance.
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company
City: Boston
Year: 1885
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 160 pages
Width: 7" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Handsome antique volume is bound in red cloth with bright stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Spine and front cover have elaborate pictorial designs. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece, in-text and full-page illustrations by E. B. Bensell.

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Lot 8263

$35

Title: Women Called Wild
Author: Rosita Forbes - Rosita Forbes, nee Joan Rosita Torr was an English travel writer and explorer. In 1920-21 she was the first European woman to visit the Kufra Oasis in Libya (together with the Egyptian explorer Ahmed Hassanein), in a period when this was closed to westerners.
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.
City: New York
Year: 1937
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 317 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Book Details: "Here we see Abyssinian slave traders in the markets of the Red Sea, and the wife of a Kurdish chief fighting the Turks. We marvel at the passionate enthusiasm of a young Chinese girl for Bolshevism, and at the sight of a Turkish Joan of Arc against a million Greeks. We see rebels, priestesses, witches, saints and outlaws, living and fighting, winning and losing in palace and prison, forest and fortress. With Rosita Forbes as our escort we witness a moonlight execution, visit the forests of the Fire People, and a western leper colony, and then find ourselves in the heart of Tibet." (from front dust jacket flap).
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in red cloth with stamped black lettering to spine and front cover. Book is in excellent condition.

Illustrated with plates by Isobel R. Beard.

Intact volume displays light shelfwear.

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Lot 8264

$35

Title: A History of Lewis County, in the State of New York, from the Beginnings of Its Settlement to the Present Time
Author: Franklin B. Hough - Franklin B. Hough was a scientist, historian and the first chief of the United States Division of Forestry, the predecessor of the United States Forest Service. He was among the first to call attention to the depletion of forests in the U.S. and is sometimes called the "father of American forestry".
Publisher: Munsell & Rowland
City: Albany
Year: 1860
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 319 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards and leather-tipped corners. Spine has stamped gilt lettering and ruling to spine. Book shows external wear, with rubbing to covers and minor loss along edges. Binding is sound. Previous owner's name appears at top edge of front flyleaf. Pages display scattered light foxing. This work is illustrated with tissue-guarded portraits bearing facsimile signatures.

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