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Lot 7038

$70

Title: Pont Marie, Paris
Artist: Henry Rushbury
Medium: Engraving
Features: Original
Width: 15.25" Height: 11.25"
Condition / Notes: Original engraving on watermarked paper, with watermark reading "Millbourne, British Handmade Pure Rag. Taping can be seen to upper corners of sheet. Title of engraving written in pencil at bottom right corner. No tears, chipping or markings are visible.
 
Lot 7039

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the issues of the German cinema journal "Filmwelt" shown in the corresponding image(s). There are 25 magazines the period between 1932 and 1937. Covers feature such stars of German cinema as Zarah Leander, Marianne Hoppe, Brigitte Horney, Gustaf Grundgens, Hans Albers. These periodicals measure approximately 9" x 12" and are generally well preserved, with little wear externally and clean and bright interiors. Also included in this lot are various issues of "Illustrierter Film-Kurier," "Das Programm von Heute," as well as loose covers and pages from "Filmwoche Berlin" that show occasional tears and damage. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 7040

$10

Details: This lot includes the group of science and technology magazines from the early-to-mid 1900s shown in the corresponding image(s). Publications included in this lot are "Popular Mechanics," "Popular Science," "Mechanix Illustrated," and "Science and Mechanics." There are 23 magazines in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as chipping and loss along spine, edge wear, and/or tearing to wrappers.
 
Lot 7041

$40

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of collectible literature 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. Some volumes show more advanced age/wear.
 
Lot 7042

$225

Title: Studer's Popular Ornithology; The Birds of North America: Upwards of Seven Hundred Different Species and Varieties Comprising All That Are Known To Exist on This Continent, Are Represented on the One Hundred and Nineteen Crayon Plates, Artistically Drawn and Colored from Nature by Theodore Jasper. Including a Letter Press Devoted to Giving a Popular Account of Their Habits and Characteristics, Based on Standard Authorities and the Most Eminent Writers on Ornithology of the Day.
Author: Jacob H. Studer
Publisher: Jacob H. Studer & Co.
City: New York
Year: 1881
Binding Style: Other - see description
Width: 12.5" Height: 15.5"
Book Details: First published in 1878, this ranks as one of the best, as well as one of the last, great color-illustrated ornithologies. Later editions, especially the 1903 edition, have noticeably inferior quality plates.
Condition / Notes: Disbound antique folio with original front wrapper showing light soiling, chipping at edges and small tear to lower portion. Initial pages of text show chipping and light foxing. Final page of text shows chipped edges with minor loss of text in upper left-hand corner. Text shows no markings. Illustrated with 119 chromolithographs drawn and colored from nature by Theodore Jasper. All plates with tissue guards are present. Light foxing and/or smudging may appear at margins of plates. Annotations in pencil can be seen on reverse side of plates.
 
Lot 7043

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique history, literature, and magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes a compilation of "Appleton's Journal," Mitchell's "New Intermediate Geography," and Julian Hawthorne's "Humors of the Fair," 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 7044

$70

Book Details: This lot includes the group of author-signed first edition modern literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some authors represented in this lot are Michael Connelly, John Grisham, and K. C. Constantine, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Most of these books are in excellent condition, showing only light shelf wear. Many of these volumes include a dust jacket. A few volumes show very light moisture indications, concentrated at the top edge of the text block.
 
Lot 7045

$70

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique 20th century magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). These magazines cover the topics of World War I, World War II, horse racing, pulp, and men's magazines, and includes publications such as "Life," "Turf and Sport Digest," "Yank: The Army Weekly," "The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial," "Official Detective Stories," and "The Saturday Evening Post," among others. There are 31 magazines in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: The condition of these publications varies. Some show age/wear such as chipping and/or loss along the spine and some edge wear.
 
Lot 7046

$225

Title: A Prospect of Harvard University and Radcliffe College, Cambridge Massachusetts
Artist: Edwin J. Schruers
Medium: Poster
Features: Original
Width: 25.0" Height: 33.0"
Condition / Notes: Original map poster is mounted on heavy stock. Loss of backing visible at upper right corner. There is a closed tear measuring approximately 2" down from top edge and an inch and a half to the left from lowest point. Otherwise only minor creasing at edges.
 
Lot 7047

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: Indians of Yesterday, Friends Though Divided, In Times of Peril, and Friends Though Divided, 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 7048

$40

Details: This lot includes the international stamp collection shown in the corresponding image(s). The stamps in this group are contained in two albums, and include postage from France, Algeria, Austria, Spain, Paraguay, and the Vatican, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7049

$55

Title: The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", "The Song of Hiawatha," and "Evangeline." He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's "The Divine Comedy" and was one of the five Fireside Poets.

Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, then part of Massachusetts, and studied at Bowdoin College. After spending time in Europe he became a professor at Bowdoin and, later, at Harvard College. His first major poetry collections were "Voices of the Night" (1839) and "Ballads and Other Poems" (1841). Longfellow retired from teaching in 1854 to focus on his writing, living the remainder of his life in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in a former headquarters of George Washington. His first wife, Mary Potter, died in 1835 after a miscarriage. His second wife, Frances Appleton, died in 1861 after sustaining burns from her dress catching fire. After her death, Longfellow had difficulty writing poetry for a time and focused on his translation. He died in 1882.

Longfellow predominantly wrote lyric poems which are known for their musicality and which often presented stories of mythology and legend. He became the most popular American poet of his day and also had success overseas. He has been criticized, however, for imitating European styles and writing specifically for the masses.

Publisher: The Davos Press
City: New York
Year: 1909
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 10 Complete: Yes
Width: 6" Height: 8.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique decorative set is bound in three-quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards. Spines display bright gilt lettering and ornamental designs. Books show external wear, with chipping and at ends of spines and loss of material to spine covers of volumes 5 and 8. Volumes are tightly bound. Pages with gilt top edges are clean and fresh. Illustrated with printed tissue-guarded frontispieces and other plates.
 
Lot 7050

$100

Book Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique travel and exploration books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: The Life explorations of Dr. Livingstone, Hell-Hole of Creation, and The Secret of the Sahara Kufara. 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 7051

$275

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage comics shown in the corresponding image(s). This material originates mostly from the silver age, and includes publications such as "Korak Son of Tarzan," "Bugs Bunny," "Looney Tunes," "Archie," "Hi-Yo Silver," and "Mickey Mouse," among others. There are 85 individual issues included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: The condition of these publications varies. Some may show age/wear indications such as creasing or chipping to wrappers. All covers are present, however some may be detached.
 
Lot 7052

$120

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: Candide, Myths & Legends of China, and A Member of the Third House. Also included is "The Dolphin: Number Two, A Journal of the Making of Books," which is a limited edition of 2000 copies. This volume also includes prospectuses. 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 7053

$140

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique original guide books from the 1893 World's Fair shown in the corresponding image(s). These publications highlight notable exhibits, artwork, and handicrafts, among other features of the fair. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

Condition / Notes: Some volumes show advanced age/wear with chipping and loss at spine, edge wear, and/or lacking wrappers.
 
Lot 7054

$15

Title: Unknown
Artist: Alfred J. Frueh
Medium: Print
Features: Signed In Plate
Width: 8.25" Height: 12.5"
Condition / Notes: This original linoleum cut shows loss of tip of lower left corner. Faint staining is visible along left-hand side. Top and lower edges pasted to heavy paper (measuring approximately 12" x 18") that shows tearing and chipping at edges.
 
Lot 7055

$500

Details: This lot includes the large oak map cabinet shown in the corresponding images. This cabinet has ten drawers with gold toned hardware, and measures approximately 33.5" tall, 46" wide, and 34" deep. The drawers are approximately 2" tall. This item is available for pick up only at our gallery in Ithaca, New York. This piece of estate furniture is one of several we will be offering at today’s auction. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: This cabinet is generally in good condition, with some age/wear, such as some scratching and/or scuffing to the wood.
 
Lot 7056

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Poemes et legendes du Moyen-Age by Gaston Paris - Dated circa 1900 by Societe d'edition artistique - Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards. Lightly age-toned pages show scattered foxing.
- La vie en France au Moyen Age d'apres quelques moralistes du temps by Ch.-V. Langlois - Dated 1908 by Librairie Hachette et Cie. - Bound in quarter leather. Age-toned pages have occasional pencil marginalia.
- La litterature francaise au Moyen Age (XIe-XIVe siecle) by Gaston Paris - Dated 1909 by Librairie Hachette et Cie. - Fourth edition, revised, corrected and enlarged. Bound in quarter leather. Pages show age toning.
- La connaissance de la nature et du monde au Moyen Age d'apres quelques ecrits francais a l'usage des laics by Ch.-V. Langlois - Dated 1911 by Librairie Hachette et Cie. - Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards. A small number of pages show pencil marginalia.
 
Lot 7057

$275

Title: Winner Take Nothing
Author: Ernest Miller Hemingway - Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His distinctive writing style, characterized by economy and understatement, strongly influenced 20th-century fiction, as did his life of adventure and his public image. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections, and two non-fiction works during his lifetime; a further three novels, four collections of short stories, and three non-fiction works were published posthumously. Many of his works are classics of American literature.

Hemingway was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. After leaving high school, he worked for a few months as a reporter for The Kansas City Star, before leaving for the Italian front to become an ambulance driver during World War I. In 1918, he was seriously wounded and returned home within the year; his wartime experiences became the basis for his novel "A Farewell to Arms." In 1922, Hemingway married Hadley Richardson, the first of his four wives, and the couple moved to Paris, where he worked as a foreign correspondent. During his time there, he met and was influenced by modernist writers and artists of the 1920s expatriate community known as the "Lost Generation." His first novel, "The Sun Also Rises," was published in 1926.

After divorcing Hadley Richardson in 1927, Hemingway married Pauline Pfeiffer; they divorced following Hemingway's return from covering the Spanish Civil War, after which he wrote "For Whom the Bell Tolls." Martha Gellhorn became his third wife in 1940; they separated when he met Mary Welsh in London during World War II. During the war, he was present during the Normandy Landings and the liberation of Paris.

Shortly after the publication of "The Old Man and the Sea" in 1952, Hemingway went on safari to Africa, where he was almost killed in a plane crash that left him in pain or ill-health for much of the rest of his life. Hemingway had permanent residences in Key West, Florida, and Cuba during the 1930s and '40s, but in 1959 he moved from Cuba to Ketchum, Idaho, where he committed suicide in the summer of 1961.
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
City: New York
Year: 1933
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 244 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 7.75"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition of this work by Hemingway, with publisher's "A" on copyright page.
Antique volume is bound in black cloth with bright gilt title panels to spine and front cover. Book is in excellent condition. Interior is clean and without markings.
 
Lot 7058

$70

Details: This lot includes the group of new old stock postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). There are approximately 600 postcards included in this lot, which depict scenes in the Catskill Mountains, Grahamsville, New York, a winter landscape, greetings, and pennants, among others. There are multiples for each design. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These postcards are generally in excellent condition with little age/wear. A small amount of the pennant postcards show faint moisture indications, concentrated at one corner.
 
Lot 7059

$475

Title: The Tempest
Author: William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon." His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men. He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613, where he died three years later. Few records of Shakespeare's private life survive, and there has been considerable speculation about such matters as his physical appearance, sexuality, religious beliefs, and whether the works attributed to him were written by others.

Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were mainly comedies and histories, genres he raised to the peak of sophistication and artistry by the end of the 16th century. He then wrote mainly tragedies until about 1608, including "Hamlet," "King Lear," "Othello," and "Macbeth," considered some of the finest works in the English language. In his last phase, he wrote tragicomedies, also known as romances, and collaborated with other playwrights.

Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the 19th century. The Romantics, in particular, acclaimed Shakespeare's genius, and the Victorians worshipped Shakespeare with a reverence that George Bernard Shaw called "bardolatry." In the 20th century, his work was repeatedly adopted and rediscovered by new movements in scholarship and performance. His plays remain highly popular today and are constantly studied, performed and reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts throughout the world.
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
City: London
Year: 1926
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 185 pages
Width: 9.5" Height: 11.75"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work by Shakespeare signed by the celebrated illustrator Arthur Rackham. This is copy 131 of 520.

Antique volume is bound in quarter vellum with bright stamped gilt lettering and pictorial design offering mermaid motif to front cover. Book shows external wear, with darkening of spine and light soiling to covers. Several small dark dots can be seen in lower outside corner of front cover. Binding is firm. Partially uncut pages with gilt top edges are clean and fresh. There is mild waviness to bottom edges without any markings. Illustrated with bright tipped-in color plates and vignettes.
 
Lot 7060

$35

Details: This lot includes the group of Popular Science magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). There are nine individual issues included in this lot, which are dated in 1928 and 1929. Each magazine has a handsome color front and rear cover, and is illustrated throughout. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These magazines are in pleasing condition, with light age/wear.
 
Lot 7061

$35

Details: This lot includes the group of science fiction pulp shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes publications such as "Fantastic Universe," "Galaxy," "Science Fiction Digest," "Amazing Stories," and "Imagination," among others. There are 54 volumes included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7062

$10

Details: This lot includes the modern wooden bookcase shown in the corresponding image. This piece has a handsome dark finish and has three adjustable shelves. It measures approximately 60" tall, 36" wide, and 12" deep. 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 bookcase is generally in good condition with light age/wear.
 
Lot 7063

$60

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique travel-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of street and city maps, tour guides, pamphlets, ocean liner stationary, a souvenir booklet with views of Cairo, foreign postcard booklets, a Canadian Pacific travel brochure, a large plan of first class accommodations on the White Star Line's S. S. Baltic, among numerous other items. 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.
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 7064

$200

Title: Lenore
Author: Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.

He was born as Edgar Poe in Boston, Massachusetts; he was orphaned young when his mother died shortly after his father abandoned the family. Poe was taken in by John and Frances Allan, of Richmond, Virginia, but they never formally adopted him. He attended the University of Virginia for one semester but left due to lack of money. After enlisting in the Army and later failing as an officer's cadet at West Point, Poe parted ways with the Allans. His publishing career began humbly, with an anonymous collection of poems, "Tamerlane and Other Poems" (1827), credited only to "a Bostonian."

Poe switched his focus to prose and spent the next several years working for literary journals and periodicals, becoming known for his own style of literary criticism. His work forced him to move among several cities, including Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. In Baltimore in 1835, he married Virginia Clemm, his 13-year-old cousin. In January 1845 Poe published his poem, "The Raven," to instant success. His wife died of tuberculosis two years after its publication. He began planning to produce his own journal, "The Penn" (later renamed "The Stylus"), though he died before it could be produced. On October 7, 1849, at age 40, Poe died in Baltimore; the cause of his death is unknown and has been variously attributed to alcohol, brain congestion, cholera, drugs, heart disease, rabies, suicide, tuberculosis, and other agents.

Poe and his works influenced literature in the United States and around the world, as well as in specialized fields, such as cosmology and cryptography. Poe and his work appear throughout popular culture in literature, music, films, and television. A number of his homes are dedicated museums today.
Publisher: Estes and Lauriat
City: Boston
Year: 1886
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 10" Height: 13"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this poem by Poe. This is copy number 76 of 280.

Antique volume is bound in embossed full leather with front cover stamped with the bust of Lenore within a rich framework of art nouveau leaf designs, title stamped in gilt below the bust in script, and lower cover with rich strapwork design. Book shows exterior wear, with heavy rubbing to spine and edges. Hinges are reinforced. Volume has endpapers with floral designs. Pages and plates show foxing and offsetting. Illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and 12 black and white mounted plates by Hv. Sandham with facing text.
 
Lot 7065

$50

Title: Moon and Landscape
Artist: John F. Balossi
Medium: Print
Features: Signed In Plate
Width: 34.5" Height: 24.75"
Condition / Notes: Print and matting are well preserved under glass encased by gilt wooden frame that shows wear.
 
Lot 7066

$15

Details: This lot includes the group of antique children's magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes publications such as "Forrester's Playmate," "Juniors of To-day," "The Boy's World," and "The Youth's Companion," among others. These publications are primarily from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. 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 7067

$35

Details: This lot includes the group of stereoview cards shown in the corresponding image(s). These stereoviews have photographs which depict nature, architecture, artwork, Paris, and some humorous images, among others. There are approximately 150 pieces included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7068

$90

Details: This lot includes the group of antique advertising covers shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes envelopes which advertise Gotfredson Bros. Hardware Co., the Sheridan Stove Manufacturing Company, D. Appleton & Co. Publishers, and Moline Scale Co., among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7069

$140

Title: The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur
Author: Alfred W. Pollard
Publisher: The Macmillan Company
City: New York
Year: 1917
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 517 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 9"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first printing of this classic of English literature with illustrations by noted illustrator Arthur Rackham.

Volume is bound in dark green cloth with bright gilt lettering decorative design to spine. Front cover displays bright gilt pictorial design showing man on horseback blowing horn. Book is solidly bound. Interior is clean and without markings. Illustrated with bright b&w and color plates (all called for plates are present). The latter with printed intact tissue guards.
 
Lot 7070

$50

Details: This lot includes the group of 1939-1940 New York World's Fair memorabilia and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes the official souvenir guide and picture book, guide books, souvenir photographs, a Japanese fan, and newspaper clippings, among other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

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 7071

$50

Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). This group of magazines contains those relating to stage and screen, pop culture, and pulp, and includes publications such as "MAD," "Modern Confessions," "Confidential," "Tempo," "Screen Stories," and "Movie Mirror," among others. There are 34 magazines in this lot, which are primarily from the 1930s to 1970s. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These magazines are generally in good condition with some age/wear.
 
Lot 7072

$110

Details: This lot includes the group of antique Collier's magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). There are 47 magazines primarily in this lot, which are primarily from the 1930s. This magazines have beautifully illustrated color front covers, with advertisements on the rear. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These magazines generally show well with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7073

$500

Details: This lot includes the large oak map cabinet shown in the corresponding images. This cabinet has ten drawers with gold toned hardware, and measures approximately 33.5" tall, 46" wide, and 34" deep. The drawers are approximately 2” tall. This item is available for pick up only at our gallery in Ithaca, New York. This piece of estate furniture is one of several we will be offering at today’s auction. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: This cabinet is generally in good condition, with some age/wear, such as some scratching and/or scuffing to the wood.
 
Lot 7074

$175

Details: This lot includes the group of 1939-1940 New York World's Fair memorabilia and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes programs, textiles such as silk scarves, books, postcards, and paper doilies, along with a fine collection of other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

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.
 
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