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Lot 3001

$100

Title: Cannery Row
Author: John Steinbeck - John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novels "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939) and "East of Eden" (1952) and for the novella "Of Mice and Men" (1937). He was an author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories. Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: The Viking Press
City: New York
Year: 1945
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 208 pages
Width: 5" Height: 7.5"
Book Details: This first edition copy of John Steinbeck's novel "Cannery Row" is complete with its original dust jacket. The original first edition had tan cloth-covered boards. This volume, the second state of that first edition, is bound with yellow cloth-covered boards which were used after the tan cloth ran out. The title is emblazoned in blue letters on the front cover and spine.

The back of the dust jacket proclaims: "In 'Cannery Row' John Steinbeck brings forth, as he did in 'Tortilla Flat,' a world of his own, joyously conceived, with characters as universal as human nature. Here Steinbeck creates American folklore."

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Condition / Notes: The dust jacket and boards to this volume display mild to moderate signs age-toning, chipping, and rubbing. The binding and hinges are solid and intact and the text remains clear and legible on the lightly age-toned pages.
Lot 3002

$425

Title: The Works of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Edition
Author: Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his "cowboy" persona and robust masculinity. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party of 1912. Before becoming President, he held offices at the city, state, and federal levels. Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Editor: Hermann Hagedorn - Hermann Hagedorn was an American author, poet and biographer He was.a friend and biographer of President Theodore Roosevelt and he served as Secretary and Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Association from 1919 to 1957. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
City: New York
Year: 1923-1926
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 24 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: This limited edition complete twenty-four volume set of "The Works of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Edition" is signed by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, Theodore's wife and former First Lady of the United States. Each text is bound with red cloth-covered boards and has its title emblazoned on its spine in gilt letters. An engraved or photogravure frontispiece is featured in each volume.

The limitation page in Volume One reads: "The Works of Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Edition, Prepared Under the Auspices of the Roosevelt Memorial Association, Hermann Hagedorn, Editor. This edition, printed from type which has been distributed, is strictly limited to one thousand and fifty sets, of which one thousand are for sale and fifty are for presentation. This is No. 207." Edith's Roosevelt's signature appears below.

The set features Roosevelt's large body of works including: "Hunting Trips of a Ranchman"; "The Winning of the West: An Account of the Exploration and Settlement of Our Country from the Alleghanies to the Pacific"; "The Rough Riders"; and more.

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Condition / Notes: These volumes are well preserved and show nicely though they may display some typical indications of age and wear. The boards of several volumes show light age toning, minor shelfwear, and mild rubbing. A short inscription appears in ink on the free front endpaper detailing prior ownership of this set. Each book's bindings and hinges are solid and intact. Light age toning is visible on the pages though the text remains clear and crisp throughout every title in the set.
Lot 3003

$80

Title: The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps: A Tour Through All the Romantic and Less-Frequented 'Vals' of Northern Piedmont, from the Tarentaise to the Gries
Author: Samuel William King - Samuel William King was a British explorer and scientist. He was an enthusiastic entomologist and geologist, and helped Sir Charles Lyell, who was a personal friend, in his investigations both in England and abroad. King travelled frequently on the continent, and was an enthusiastic mountain climber. His wife usually accompanied him, and the records of a long expedition made about 1855 are contained in King's only book, ‘The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps,’ London, 1858. [Courtesy Wikisource]
Publisher: John Murray
City: London
Year: 1858
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 558 pages and 32 page publisher's catalog
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: This first edition volume is S.W. King's only travel memoir, "The Italian Valleys of the Pennine Alps." The text is bound with original blue cloth-covered boards by Edmonds & Remnants. A gilt illustration appears on the front cover and the title is emblazoned on the spine in gilt letters. The text features several illustrations, folding maps, and the publisher's thirty-two page advertisement catalog dated May, 1858.

The book describes the scenery, views, people, nature, and other interesting features of the Italian Alps as seen by the author in the mid-19th century.

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Condition / Notes: The boards of this text display mild to moderate signs of rubbing and shelfwear, particularly on high points of the spine cover. A moisture marking is visible on the bottom right of the front cover and on the front endpapers. There are partial cracks to the front and back hinges and in several places inside the binding. Otherwise, the binding is intact and there to not appear to be any loose or lost pages. An inscription on the flyleaf is dated May 21, 1860. The pages show some common signs of age toning and light foxing though the text, illustrations, and maps remain clear and crisp throughout the book.
Lot 3004

$70

Title: Quito Express
Author: Ludwig Bemelmans - Ludwig Bemelmans was an Austrian author, an internationally known gourmet, and a writer and illustrator of children's books. He is most noted today for his Madeline books, six of which were published from 1939-1961. A seventh was discovered after his death and published posthumously in 1999. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Publisher: The Viking Press
City: New York
Year: 1938
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 47 pages
Width: 9.5" Height: 7.25"
Book Details: This signed first edition of “Quito Express” by Ludwig Bemelmans is decoratively bound with illustrated boards in brown and cream.

“Quito Express” tells the story of a little boy from Ecuador named Pedro and his adventures on a train.

“Ludwig Bemelmans was an Austria-Hungary-born American writer and illustrator of children's books best for the Madeline picture books.” [Courtesy Wikipedia]

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Condition / Notes: This title shows some typical indications of age and wear including age toning and shelfwear. There is an advertisement for a Ludwig Bemelmans exhibition at Hammer Galleries between the rear endpaper and board.
Lot 3005

$45

Title: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Author: James Agee - James Rufus Agee was an American novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic. In the 1940s, he was one of the most influential film critics in the U.S. His autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family (1957), won the author a posthumous 1958 Pulitzer Prize., Walker Evans - Walker Evans was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Much of Evans's work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8×10-inch (200×250 mm) camera. He said that his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are "literate, authoritative, transcendent". Many of his works are in the permanent collections of museums and have been the subject of retrospectives at such institutions as The Metropolitan Museum of Art or George Eastman House.[Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
City: Boston
Year: 1960
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 471 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: This vintage volume, with original dust jacket, is bound with black cloth covered boards and silver lettering on the spine. This title is enhanced with many photographs taken by Walker Evans.

From the dust jacket: "In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans were sent on a journalistic assignment to discover and disclose the actual daily lives of typical sharecropper families in the South. They found and lived with three families for one month, and put together words and photographs that were eloquent, original, and devastating...They were describing a mode of life-in our rural slums-that was unthinkably remote and tragic. It was only by the most extreme violence and realism that they could hope to make the world aware of it."

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Condition / Notes: This volume shows well some minor typical indications of age and wear, including age toning. The binding is sound and the text and photographs are clear and crisp. The original dust jacket shows rubbing and chipping to high points and is torn on the upper part of the spine.
Lot 3006

$175

Title: Titles of Honor
Author: John Selden - John Selden was an English jurist, a scholar of England's ancient laws and constitution and scholar of Jewish law. He was known as a polymath; John Milton hailed Selden in 1644 as "the chief of learned men reputed in this land." [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Printed by William Stansby for Richard Wittakers
City: London
Year: 1631
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 941 pages
Width: 7.5" Height: 10.75"
Book Details: This 17th century text includes a handwritten note, possibly of the period, detailing the life of its author, John Selden. The volume has been re-bound with red cloth-covered boards and red leather bindings. The title is emblazoned in gilt letters between decorative raised bands on the spine.

The unsigned handwritten note briefly discusses the life of Seldon. Part of the passage explains: "He was committed to the Tower for speaking with too great warmth in defence of the liberty of the subject. He was soon discharged and tho a declared enemy to the royal party he disapproved of the murder of the King. His collection of books now make part of the Bodleian Library. I must not omit his 'History of Tithes' exposing him to the resentment of the Clergy."

The text itself, the second edition of "Titles of Honor," was "in spite of defects and omissions . . . a comprehensive work for centuries. It was republished in a larger and greatly revised edition in 1631 and earned for Selden the praise 'monarch of letters' from his friend Ben Jonson." [Courtesy Wikipedia]

This volume is the 1631 edition mentioned above.

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Condition / Notes: This volume is an ex-library reference book and lacks a few leaves, mostly from the dedication and the table of contents. A section of pages is numbered incorrectly through a printer's error. The text is correct despite page numbers jumping from page sixty-seven to page ninety-eight. A Nottingham Public Libraries bookplate is affixed to the front paste-down endpaper and the free front endpaper displays the remnants of a label. Some mild rubbing and shelfwear is visible on the boards, particularly on edges and high points. The binding and hinges are solid and there are no loose pages. The pages display moderate signs of age toning though the text and illustrations remain clear and legible throughout the book.
Lot 3007

$45

Title: Baedeker's Palastina und Syrien
Author: K. Baedeker - Karl Ludwig Johannes Baedeker, known universally as Karl Baedeker, was a German publisher whose company, Baedeker, set the standard for authoritative guidebooks for tourists. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Karl Baedeker
City: Leipzig
Year: 1900
Binding Style: Softcover
Pagination: 462 pages
Width: 4.25" Height: 6.25"
Book Details: This antique Baedeker's travel guide is printed in German and features detailed folding color maps of the Middle East. The book is bound with red cloth-covered boards with the title gilt-stamped on the front cover and spine.

The maps offer information about Palestine, Jerusalem, Syria, Damascus, and other interesting locales in the Middle East and on the Arabian peninsula.

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Condition / Notes: The boards of this text show nicely and display only some mild indications of rubbing and shelfwear. The text lacks its free front endpaper and there are partial cracks to the front and back hinges. One panel from a panoramic view of Jerusalem has come detached. The pages display common signs of age-toning though the text and maps remain bright and clear.
Lot 3008

$10

Title: Rock Opera: The Creation of "Jesus Christ Superstar" from Record Album to Broadway Show and Motion Picture
Author: Ellis Nassour, Richard Broderick
Publisher: Hawthorn Books, Inc.
City: New York
Year: 1973
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Softcover
Pagination: 248 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.25"
Book Details: This soft-bound copy of "Rock Opera: The Creation of 'Jesus Christ Superstar' from Record Album to Broadway Show and Motion Picture" by Ellis Nassour and Richard Broderick is a first printing signed by Richard Broderick.

From the cover:
"The Authors: ELLIS NASSOUR is a freelance writer and photographer. He has adapted three plays for Off-Broadway, has been a member of "The New York Times" cultural news staff, and has been a publicist for MCA.
RICHARD BRODERICK is a president of an international music agency in New York. WHite a vice-president at MCA, he hlped develop the recording of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'."

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Condition / Notes: This title shows well, with minor shelfwear and age toning.
Lot 3009

$110

Title: The Riverside Natural History
Author: C.C. Abbott - Charles Conrad Abbott was an American archaeologist and naturalist. His book "Primitive Industry: Illustrations of the Hand-work in Stone, Bone, and Clay of the Native Races of the Northern Atlantic Seaboard of America" (Salem, 1881) detailed the evidences of the presence of pre-glacial man in the Delaware Valley, and is a valuable contribution to American archaeology. [Courtesy Wikipedia], J.A. Allen - Joel Asaph Allen was an American zoologist, mammalogist and ornithologist. He was the first president of the American Ornithologists' Union, the first curator of birds and mammals at the American Museum of Natural History, and the first head of that museum's Department of Ornithology. [Courtesy Wikipedia], W.B. Barrows, et al. - Several other notable naturalists and biologists of the day contributed to these texts.
Editor: John Sterling Kingsley - John Sterling Kingsley was an American professor of biology and zoology. He authored more than three-hundred scientific articles and numerous books on such subjects as vertebrae zoology, comparative zoology and the anatomy of vertebrates. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company/The Riverside Press
City: Boston/New York
Year: 1888
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 12 Full Set: No
Width: 8" Height: 10.75"
Book Details: This twelve-volume set of "The Riverside Natural History" features biological studies ranging from "Volume I: Lower Invertebrates" to "Volume VI: Man." Each text is bound with blue marbled paper-covered boards adorned with half-leather bindings. The title of each volume is gilt-stamped between raised bands on the spine. A chromolithograph frontispiece is featured in each text.

These volumes are profusely illustrated and offer a comprehensive view of life on Earth as it was understood in the late 19th century.

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Condition / Notes: These texts have been carefully well-preserved and display only minor to moderate signs of rubbing and shelfwear. The bindings and hinges of each text are secure and intact. In several volumes, the chromolithograph frontispiece has attached to the tissue-guard, causing tears to the guard and wear to the illustration when attempting to separate the pages. Otherwise the text and illustrations are clear and bright on the lightly age-toned pages throughout each volume.
Lot 3010

$50

Book Details: This lot consists of seven Folio Society titles in protective slipcases. Included are “Culloden” by John Prebble, "Glencoe: The Story of the Massacre” by John Prebble, "The Road to Oxiana” by Robert Byron, "Procopius: The Secret History” translated by G.A. Williamson, "The Seven Years War" by Julian S. Corbett", “A Secret Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina” by Richard Burton, and "Cities and Civilisations” by Christopher Hibbert.

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Condition / Notes: These volumes show very well, with minimal indications of age and wear.
Lot 3011

$15

Title: Some Limericks Collected for the Use of Students and Ensplendour'd with Introduction, Geographical Index, and with Notes Explanatory and Critical
Author: Norman Douglas - George Norman Douglas was a British writer, now best known for his 1917 novel "South Wind." His travel books such as his 1915 "Old Calabria" were also appreciated for the quality of their writing. Douglas remains something of a controversial figure (he fled England "to avoid persecution for kissing a boy and giving him some cakes and a shilling") though his writing has something of a cult following and his work has been referenced by noted authors including James Joyce, Vladimir Nabokov, and Anthony Burgess. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Privately Printed
City: Unknown
Year: 1928
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 96 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: This limited edition volume of bawdy limericks is bound with brown cloth-covered boards with the title emblazoned in gilt letters on the front cover and spine. The limitation page reads: "This book is issued to Subscribers only. It is not for sale. The Edition consists of seven hundred and fifty numbered copies, of which three hundred and fifty are for English and four hundred for American collectors. The type has been distributed. This copy is Number -."

In the introduction to this text, author Norman Douglas notes: "He must be a quintessential fool who does not realize that the following fifty limericks are a document of enduring value. And I beg leave to say that a collection has been made not for such people, but for those who can appreciate its significance." Each limerick features a brief explication of its origins and discussion of its humor. Most of the limericks are explicit in nature and touch on erotic themes.

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Condition / Notes: This volume displays mild to moderate signs of rubbing and shelfwear on its boards. The binding and hinges are solid and intact though in several places inside the text the glue of the binding is visible. The text remains clear and crisp on lightly age-toned pages throughout the book.
Lot 3012

$25

Title: The Iron Road Book and Railway Companion from London to Birmingham, Manchester, and Liverpool, Containing an Account of the Towns, Villages, Mansions &c. on Each Side of the Line; Times of Arrival and Departure of the Trains at the Several Stations, Coaches and Omnibuses to the Towns in the Vicinity, with Tables of Distances and Fares from Station to Station &c. &c.
Author: Francis Coghlan - Francis Coghlan produced Coghlan's Guides, a collection of travel books written in the mid-19th century. His son, Charles Francis Coghlan (June 11, 1842–November 27, 1899), was an Anglo-Irish actor and playwright once popular on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: A.H. Baily & Co.
City: London
Year: 1838
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 176 pages and 18 page index
Width: 3.75" Height: 5.5"
Book Details: This first edition of "The Iron Road Book" is bound with green cloth-covered boards with the title and a gilt illustration on the front cover.

The text features several maps detailing effective ways to travel by train and a folding chart titled "Table of Distances on the London and Birmingham and Grand Junction Railroads."

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Condition / Notes: The front board of this text has come detached and displays some moderate moisture markings. There is some minor loss to the top of the spine cover and a small partial crack to the back hinge. The binding is otherwise solid and intact. Common light age-toning is visible on the pages though the text and maps remain clear and legible throughout the book.
Lot 3013

$20

Book Details: This lot features seven decorative antique volumes on theology. A selection of titles includes: "Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress" with Victorian bindings and a color frontispiece printed c.1890; "The Works of Flavius Josephus, Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish Antiquities, Seven Books of the Jewish War, and the Life of Josephus Written by Himself" published in 1880; "Rock of Ages" featuring intricate gilt illustrations; and a music book titled "Welcome Tidings: A New Collection of Sacred Songs for the Sunday School."

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Condition / Notes: These texts display moderate signs of age and wear including rubbing, shelfwear, and toning. Some titles may have partially cracked hinges or bindings.
Lot 3014

$20

Book Details: This lot consists of a uniformly bound twelve volume set entitled "The Novels and Stories of Richard Harding Davis”, as shown in the corresponding images. Published in 1920 by Charles Scribner's Sons, this set is bound in green cloth with "RHD” blind-stamped on the front board and gilt title on the spines. Each volume bears a frontispiece and other illustrated plates.

A sampling of titles from this set includes “The Red Cross Girl", "The Bar Sinister", "White Mice", "The Man Who Could Not Lose", and "The Lost Road”, among others.

These volumes measure approximately 5.25" x 8".

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Condition / Notes: These volumes display some indications of age and wear including shelfwear and rubbing. The text is clear and legible through uniform age toning.
Lot 3015

$50

Book Details: This lot consists of twelve bound volumes of antique magazine titles, as shown in the corresponding images.

A selection of titles in this group include six volumes of “Harper's New Monthly Magazine" dating from the 1850’s and 1860’s; three volumes of “Appleton’s Journal" dating 1869 and 1873; and three volumes of "Demorest's Monthly Magazine" dating from 1881 to 1884.

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Condition / Notes: These volumes show typical indications of age and wear including shelfwear and age toning. Many volumes have cracked hinges and damage to the spine, and repairs made with tape.
Lot 3016

$60

Title: The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent
Author: William Roscoe - William Roscoe was an English historian, leading abolitionist, art collector, M.P. (briefly), lawyer, banker, botanist and miscellaneous writer, perhaps best known today as an early abolitionist and for his poem for children "The Butterfly's Ball, and the Grasshopper's Feast." His contemporary, noted antiquarian, author, and politician Horace Walpole, once described Roscoe as "the best of our historians." [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies (Successors to Mr. Cadell) in the Strand; and J. Edwards in Pall Mall
City: London
Year: 1796
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Full Set: Yes
Width: 8.75" Height: 10.75"
Book Details: This complete two volume set is an early second edition of William Roscoe's oft published biography of Lorenzo the Magnificent. Both volumes are leatherbound.

According to Wikipedia, Roscoe's "'Life of Lorenzo De' Medici" "appeared in 1796, and gained him a reputation among contemporary historians. It was often reprinted, and translations in French, German and other languages show that its popularity was not confined to Britain. Angelo Fabroni, who had intended to translate his own Latin life of Lorenzo, abandoned the idea and persuaded Gaetano Mecherini to undertake an Italian version of Roscoe's work."

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Condition / Notes: These volumes both show significant indications of age and wear and have antique tape attempting to hold the boards together. Volume One is partially disbound and has an especially weak back hinge. The front board of Volume Two has come detached and its back hinge is similarly weak. The boards of both texts display significant toning, rubbing, shelfwear, and chipping. Aside from the front endpapers of Volume One, the pages are intact in both texts. The text and engravings remain clear and legible despite moderate age-toning visible throughout the pages of both books.
Lot 3017

$150

Book Details: This lot is comprised of six antique issues of “Amazing Stories”. Issues included in this group are November 1929, December 1930, August 1931, September 1931, December 1931, January 1932 (2 copies), July 1932, and September 1932.

Some of the titles and authors featured in these issues are “The Inevitable Conflict” by Paul H. Lovering; “The Arrhenius Horror” by P. Schuyler Miller: “Awlo of Ulm” by Capt. S.P. Meek; “Spacehounds of IPC” by Edward E. Smith; and “The Lady of Light” by Jack Williamson”.

“Amazing Stories” is an American science fiction magazine launched in April 1926 by Hugo Gernsback's Experimenter Publishing. It was the first magazine devoted solely to science fiction. Science fiction stories had made regular appearances in other magazines, including some published by Gernsback, but “Amazing” helped define and launch a new genre of pulp fiction.

“Amazing” was published, with some interruptions, for almost eighty years, going through a half-dozen owners and many editors as it struggled to be profitable. Gernsback was forced into bankruptcy and lost control of the magazine in 1929, and by 1938 it was purchased by Ziff-Davis, who hired Raymond A. Palmer as editor. Palmer made the magazine successful though it was not regarded as a quality magazine within the science fiction community. Amazing switched to a digest size format in 1953.” [Courtesy Wikipedia]

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Condition / Notes: These antique volumes show well, retaining their front and back covers and vivid coloration. They display a typical range of age and wear indications including age toning, chipping to high points and spine, and repairs effected with tape.
Lot 3018

$20

Book Details: This lot is comprised of five titles on the history of modern art, as shown in the corresponding images.

Titles from this lot include: “Potraits In-Eyes” by Juliette Binoche; "Gerzso", in original shrink wrap; “Memory & Magic” 2005, by Andrew Wyeth, in original shrink wrap; “Raphael Soyer" by Lloyd Goodrich; and “Georgia O'Keeffe”.

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Condition / Notes: These titles display typical indications and age and wear including mild shelfwear and rubbing to high points. “Memory & Magic” and “Gerzso" are new in shrink wrap.
Lot 3019

$20

Book Details: This lot consists of seven antique volumes on the history of law and crime, as shown in the corresponding images.

A sample of titles from this group includes: “Humorous Phases of the Law: by Irving Browne; “My Life Out of Prison” by Donald Lowrie; “Ancient Law" by Henry Sumner Maine; “Trial of Ronald True” edited by Donald Carswell; and a signed copy of William F. Howe’s "Closing Address to the Jury” in the Charles Crumley case on October 31, 1890, and others.

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Condition / Notes: These titles display typical indications of age and wear including shelfwear, rubbing, and age toning. “Closing Address to the Jury" has partially cracked hinges, a partially torn spine, and deterioration of the leather binding.
Lot 3020

$25

Title: The Pilgrim's Progress
Author: John Bunyan - John Bunyan was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of the Christian allegory "The Pilgrim's Progress." In addition to "The Pilgrim's Progress," Bunyan wrote nearly sixty titles, many of them expanded sermons. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Arthur L. Humphreys
City: London
Year: 1906
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 327 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: This deluxe edition of John Bunyan's Christian allegory, "The Pilgrim's Progress," is bound with beige cloth-covered boards with leather bindings by Otto Schulze & Co. The title is gilt-stamped between decorative raised bands on the spine.

"The Pilgrim's Progress" is a classic Christian allegory that "is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature, has been translated into more than 200 languages, and has never been out of print." [Courtesy Wikipedia]

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Condition / Notes: This carefully well-preserved volume displays only some mild to moderate signs of age and wear. There is a partial crack to the front hinge visible on the outside of the binding. The binding and hinges are otherwise intact and secure. Some light soiling, rubbing, and toning appears on the boards and a small moisture marking at the bottom right corner is visible on several pages through the book though the pages are otherwise clean and bright and the text is unaffected.
Lot 3021

$30

Book Details: This group consists of nine vintage volumes on the history of circuses, as shown in the corresponding images.

A selection of titles in this group includes:

“Here Keller-Train This” by George Keller; “Chipperfields’ Circus” by Pamela Macgregor-Morris; “Circus: A Book of Photographs” by Christian Staub; “The Other Side of the Circus” by Edwin P. Norwood; “Elephant Tramp” by George Lewis as told to Byron Fish; “Circus Life in Pictures”; “Center Ring: The People of the Circus” by Robert Lewis Taylor; and “The Cristianis” by Richard G. Hubler.

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Condition / Notes: These volumes show well with typical age and wear indications, including some chipping to dust jackets.

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