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Lot 1128

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard - Dated 1925 by Doubleday, Page - First edition
- Black'Ell by Miles Malleson - Dated 1917 by Frank Shay
- Duchess De La Valliere by Bulwen Lytton - Dated 1836 by Saunders and Otley - First Edition, period private binding, marbled boards including detached front board, gilt hand lettering
- Wreckage by J. Hartley Manners - Dated 1916 by Dodd, Mead - First edition, original dustjacket, drug use plot.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1129

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

- Country Town Sayings: A Collection of Paragraphs from The Atchison Globe by E. W. Howe - Dated 1911 by Crane & Company - Signed.
- Historical Outlines of English Syntax by Leon Kellner - Dated 1892 by Macmillan and Co. - Some wear to spine.
- The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical by Frank H. Stauffer - Dated 1882 by David McKay
- Goudy - Dated 1923 by unnamed publisher - Limited edition, one of 400 copies.
- A Sanskrit Grammar by William Dwight Whitney - Dated 1889 by Ginn & Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1130

$35
Title: The History of Union, Connecticut
Author: Charles Hammond, Harvey M. Lawson
Publisher: Price, Lee & Adkins
Printing Year: 1893

Condition/Details: Brown cloth library binding with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce history of Union, Conn., and its surrounding areas. The work is illustrated with photographs, maps and drawings of many important figures and places from the towns history. The volume shows light external age/wear. It is solidly bound with clean pages. The first and last page bare the stamp of a historical society. The book measures approximately 6" x 8.5" and contains 508 pages.
Lot 1132

$50
Title: Irish Melodies with an Appendix, Containing the Original Advertisements, and the Prepatory Letter on Music
Author: Thomas Moore
Publisher: J. Power (London)
Printing Year: 1821 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in drab boards, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this work by Thomas Moore (May 28, 1779 – February 25, 1852), an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and the "The Last Rose of Summer." The work is illustrated with vignettes. The volume shows significant external age/wear, with front board detached. Spine has taped paper cover with blue spine label. Age-toned pages show staining throughout. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 254 pages with 4 pages of advertisements (final page of advertisements has been nearly entirely excised).
Lot 1133

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on American History:

- Life and Services of General Winfield Scott by Edward D. Mansfield, Esq. - Dated 1852 by A. S. Barnes & Co. - Bound in brown cloth with gilt embossing.
- The Exploring Expeditions to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California by Brevet Col. J. C. Fremont- Dated 1851 by Geo. H. Derby and Co. - Bound in blue cloth with gilt embossing. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Some wear to spine.
- The Red Record of the Sioux: Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of 1890-91 by W. Fletcher Johnson - Dated 1891 by Edgewood Publishing Company - Bound in green cloth, with some wear to spine and boards. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper.
- Life in Utah; or, the Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism by J. H. Beadle - Dated 1870 by National Publishing Company - Includes fold-out map. Bound in cloth boards with gilt embossing. Some sunning to boards and spine.
- Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg - Dated 1913 - Presented to Governor John K. Tener of Pennsylvania. Contains many illustrations, including several fold-out pieces. Bound in cloth with leather spine and gilt embossing. Spine has been taped to boards.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1135

$100
Antique Mahogany & Oak Bookcase
Condition/Details: This simply designed, antique mahogany unit, has four fixed oak shelves. This is a solid unit that shows well, with some age wear indications, including loss of lamination on backboards inside the bottom shelf section. The unit measures approximately 33" wide by 11" deep by 63.25" tall. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping is not available for this lot but it can be picked up at our gallery in Ithaca, New York.
Lot 1136

$30
Title: Prosas Profanas and Other Poems
Author: Ruben Dario
Publisher: Nicholas L. Brown
Printing Year: 1922 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with paper labels, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of one of the earliest translations into English of the work of Félix Rubén García Sarmiento (Metapa, January 18, 1867 – Leon, February 6, 1916), known as Rubén Darío, a Nicaraguan poet who initiated Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo (modernism) that flourished at the end of the nineteenth century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on twentieth-century Spanish literature and journalism. He has been praised as the "Prince of Castilian Letters" and undisputed father of the modernismo literary movement. Darío is revered as Nicaragua's greatest diplomat and a leading voice of Central and South America.

Translated from the Spanish by Charles B. McMichael, this collection includes an original prologue by Darío. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 60 pages.
Lot 1137

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on philosophy and social commentary:

- Social Environment and Moral Progress by Alfred Russel Wallace - Dated 1913 by Cassell and Company - Author's signature on insert.
- The History of Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck - Dated 1922 by The Allerton Book Company - Three volume set, in dustjackets. Some wear to jackets.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1140

$130
Title: Marriage and Race Death: The Foundation of an Intelligent System of Marriage
Author: Morrison I. Swift
Publisher: Morrison I. Swift Press
Printing Year: 1906 Author-Signed First Edition with author's signed letter attached at rear of volume

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce autographed work by Boston-based anarchist, anti-imperialist, and utopian fiction writer Morrison Isaac Swift (1856-1946). The author summarizes the purpose of writing this book as follows: "One who studies social diseases in the true spirit of research to-day is like the physician in the centuries when it was a sacrilege to probe below the skin of the human body for its anatomy. In those days of ignorance filth could accumulate in Europe until a plague could sweep off half the population. The highest need of modern society as leading to its purification is a true anatomy of itself. That I seek to give in this volume. Upon the basis of this study methods for building a better race on higher foundations can be defined."

Author's signature appears on strip of paper attached to preliminary page. A signed hand-written letter from Swift, discussing his treatment by the press, in its original mailing envelope is pasted inside the back cover. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. 1907 magazine article by Swift entitled "Jews and Social Morals: Marriage and Race Death" has been tipped in at front of volume. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" and contains 270 pages.
Lot 1141

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on the American Revolution:

- Standards and Colors of the American Revolution by Edward W. Richardson - Dated 1982 by The University of Pennsylvania Press and the Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution - Dustjacket
- Instructions for the Formation and Exercise of Volunteer Sharp-Shooters by Captain Barber - Dated 1968 by Museum Restoration Service (Ottawa) - Limited edition number 700 of 700 with gilt embossing. Reprint of original 1804 volume.
- Scapegoats of the Empire: The True Story of Breaker Morant's Bushveldt Carbineers by Lieut. George Witton - No Date Provided by Angus & Robertson Publishers
- Firearms in Colonial America: The Impact on History and Technology, 1492-1792 by M.L. Brown - Dated 1980 by Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington) - Dustjacket shows minor wear.
- The West Point Atlas of American Wars Edited by Colonel Vincent J. Esposito - Dated 1960 by Frederick A. Praeger - Two volume set. Oversized oblong volumes with gilt embossing.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1143

$40
Title: Childhood in Poetry
Author: John Mackay Shaw
Publisher: Gale Research Company
Printing Year: 1967-1976
Number of Volumes: Complete 10-volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with decorative spines and front covers, this reference set is an important chronicle of literary history. This lot includes the five-volume original work along with the three-volume first supplement and two-volume second supplement. From the introduction:

The underlying motive of the collection, since its inception in the mid-thirties, has been the desire to bring together in one place the books in which first appeared those poems that relate to childhood, or which have been read by children from the earliest days of our language to the present. Much of the wit and wisdom of the race lies deep in this mine, but without the machinery to bring it to the surface it remains neglected and forgotten. To survey this rich ore and lay as much as possible open for inspection is the purpose of the present work.

The work is illustrated with photographs of important literary works. The volumes show mild external age/wear, mild library treatments are present (these books were likely in a reserve section, they have received light usage), and are solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The books measure approximately 8.75" x 11.25".
Lot 1144

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of books by George Bernard Shaw shown in the corresponding image(s). Features of some of the books in this group include rare dustjackets, decorative gilt lettering and pages and first editions. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
Lot 1145

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Connecticut theology and history obtained from a historical society library:

- Catalogue of the Members of the Congregational Church in Vernon, Conn. - Dated 1850 by B. L. Hamlen - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- The Confession of Faith and Covenant of the First Congregational Church in Vernon, Conn. - Dated 1838 by Hudson and Skinner - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- The Confession of Faith and Covenant, of the First Congregational Church in Vernon, Conn. - Dated 1872 by Press of Case, Lockwood and Brainard - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- The Confession of Faith and Covenant, of the First Congregational Church in Vernon, Conn. - Dated 1903 by an unnamed publisher - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- Vital Records of Bolton to 1854 and Vernon to 1852 - Dated 1909 by Connecticut Historical Society - Front free endpapers are detached and front board is detached from textblock.
- A Century of Vernon, Connecticut, 1808-1908 - Dated 1911 by Press of T. F. Rady & Company
- Centennial of Vernon (Rockville) - Dated 1908 by T. F. Rady & Co. - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards. Front and rear boards lack corner pieces.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1146

$80
Title: Antiquitates Sacrae Veterum Hebraeorum, Delinaetae ab Hadriano Relando, Praefationem Praemisit 10. Franciscus Buddeus, Th. D. et in Academia Jenensi P. P. O. cum Privilegio Sacrae Regiae Maiestatis Polon, et Electoris Sexoniae
Author: Adrian Reland
Publisher: Johann Federicum Wehrmannum
Printing Year: 1714

Condition/Details: Bound in vellum with hand-written title to spine, this antique volume is a rare edition of the main work of Adriaan Reland (also known as Adriaen Reeland/Reelant, Hadrianus Relandus) (July 17, 1676, De Rijp - February 5, 1718, Utrecht), a Dutch scholar, cartographer and philologist. This is a source book relating to the geography of biblical Palestine, first published in 1708. This edition contains a foreword by professor of philosophy Johannes Franz Buddeus (1667-1729).

Reland was one of the early Orientalists. He was appointed professor of philosophy at the University of Harderwijk in 1699. From 1701 onwards he was professor of Oriental languages at the University of Utrecht. In 1713, he also taught Hebrew antiquities. Reland was acclaimed for his painstaking studies of Islam and linguistic research. He traced the eastward extension of Malay-like languages into the western Pacific.

The work contains a frontispiece illustration. The volume shows external age/wear. Binding shows cracking between frontispiece and title page, and between antepenultimate and penultimate pages of index. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 7" and contains 496 pages plus 63 unnumbered pages of indices.
Lot 1147

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Japan, China and the Orient:

- Bushido: The Soul of Japan, An Exposition of Japanese Thought by Inazo Nitobe - Dated 1899 by Shokwabo - Miniature book in dustjacket. Jacket shows some wear.
- Bushido: The Soul of Japan, An Exposition of Japanese Thought by Inazo Nitobe - Dated 1905 by G. P. Putnam's Sons - Decorative, with gilt on spine and front board and red floral image on front board.
- Japanese Art by Sadakichi Hartmann - Dated 1903 by L. C. Page & Company - Decorative, with gilt embossing and bird design on front board and spine. Spine shows wear.
- Netsukes by Albert Brokhous - Dated 1924 by Duffield & Company
- Arts and Crafts of Old Japan by Stewart Dick - Dated 1923 by T. N. Foulis, Ltd. - In dustjacket. Jacket shows wear.
- The Art of Japan by Louis V. Ledoux - Dated 1927 by Japan Society, Inc.
- Chinese Painters: A Critical Study by Raphael Petrucci - Dated 1920 by Brentano's
- Wanderings in the Orient by Albert M. Reese - Dated 1919 by The Open Court Publishing Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1150

$30
Title: Erdgeist (Earth-Spirit): A Tragedy in Four Acts
Author: Frank Wedekind
Publisher: Albert and Charles Boni
Printing Year: 1914

Condition/Details: Rebound in stiff wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce first American edition of this work by German playwright Franz Wedekind. The play forms the first part of his pairing of 'Lulu' plays (the second is "Pandora's Box," 1904), both of which depict a society "riven by the demands of lust and greed." In German folklore an erdgeist is a gnome, first described in Goethe's "Faust" (1808). Together with "Pandora's Box," Wedekind's play formed the basis for the opera "Lulu" by Alban Berg in 1935 (premiered posthumously in 1937). It has been adapted a number of times since then, most recently in a comics version by John Linton Roberson, currently serialized online and in print.

This translation appears in the October 1914 issue of the periodical "The Glebe" (Volume 2, Number 3). The volume shows mild external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Newspaper clipping containing review is pasted to blank page at rear of volume. Titles of periodical and play, together with name of author and biographical data appear in pen on front exterior board. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 93 pages.
Lot 1151

$100
Title: Oeuvres Completes de F. Baucher, Methode D'Equitation Basee Sur De Nouveaux Principes
Author: Francois Baucher
Publisher: Chez L'auteur
Printing Year: 1864

Condition/Details: Bound in paper wrappers, this scarce antique volume describes the horse training methodologies of Francois Baucher, some of which are still in use today. The work includes the original frontispiece and ten lithograph plates.

Francois Baucher (1796-1873) was a French riding master whose methods are still hotly debated by dressage enthusiasts today. His methods diverge from many earlier masters, however he still has a strong following of riders and trainers today. Baucher was born at Versailles about the beginning of this century and died in 1873. He invented a system of equine gymnastics, a portion of which, the method of suppling the horse's neck and jaw, has passed into general use and is adopted by every skilful trainer of saddle horses. Baucher was repeatedly employed by the French government to train horses for the cavalry service; but the refinements of his method were not suited to that purpose. He had many partisans in foreign countries, and was a personal favorite with the duke of Wellington. (courtesy of Wikipedia and The American Cylclopaedia)

Baucher wrote in defence of his system, and his Methode D'Equitation Basee Sur De Nouveaux Principes was first published in 1842, and eleven following editions are essentially the same book reprinted until his contract expired with his editors in 1863. The 12th edition, published in 1864 and called the deuxième manière or second manner, contained exceptional changes from his original method, and was continued in his 13th edition published in 1868. (courtesy of Wikipedia and The American Cylclopaedia)

The volume shows significant external age/wear. The spine is split and water markings are present. Some pages remain uncut. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.5" and contains 646 pages.
Lot 1153

$55
This shelf lot includes the vintage and antique group of poetry and 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 bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
Lot 1154

$80
Title: Notes on Life and Letters
Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. (London)
Printing Year: 1921 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine and embossed insignia on front cover, this antique volume is a scarce first published edition, with the letters S and A hand written in the word Sea on the contents page, by Polish-born British novelist Joseph Conrad (December 3, 1857 – August 3, 1924). This work contains 26 essays that offer a kaleidoscopic view of Joseph Conrad's literary views and interest in the events of his day, including the Titanic disaster and First World War.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Original brown paper dust jacket is intact with small tears at edges. Dust jacket is now in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8" and contains 354 pages.
Lot 1157

$70
This lot features a group of bound antique magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in single hard-cover volumes. The compilations featured in this lot include the following issues:

- Atkinson's Casket or Gems of Literature, Wit and Sentiment edited by NA - Dated from March 1836 to December 1836, including issues 3 through 12 - Also includes several issues of The Young Ladies' Mirror - Dated from December 13, 1834 to January 24, 1835, including issues 10 through 13 - These magazines are bound in leather boards. The volume shows some wear and aging and the boards have been taped to the spine. The spine is split vertically down the middle. Some pages are unattached.
- The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge edited by NA - Dated from January 4, 1842 to December 31, 1842 including issues 626 through 690 - This volume is bound in marbled boards, with three quarters leather and gilt embossing on the spine. The book shows some wear to the spine and pages.
- The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge edited by NA - Dated from January 2, 1841 to December 18, 1841, including issues 562 through 625 - This volume is bound in marbled boards with three quarters leather and gilt embossing on the spine. The book shows significant wear to the spine and pages, a portion of the spine is lacking and some pages are detached.
- Arthur's Home Magazine edited by T. S. Arthur and Miss Virginia F. Townsend - Dated from January to June 1862 - This Civil War-era publication was bound in leather boards by Johann F. Bender in Towanda, PA. The book shows some wear and aging. The boards and spine remain intact. Some pages have been detached.
- Massachusetts Agricultural Journal edited by NA - Dated June 1816, Volume IV, Number II - This journal has been bound in marbled boards with three quarter leather. The volume shows some wear and aging. Includes former owner's signature and period ink writings.
- Graham's Magazine - Dated from January 1853 to June 1853, including issues 1 through 6 - This volume is bound in green cloth with a flower pattern, with leather and gilt embossing on the spine. The front board is detached from the spine. The book shows some wear to the spine and pages.
- Graham's Magazine - Dated from June 1853 to January 1854, including issues 1 through 6 - This volume is bound in green cloth with a flower pattern, with leather and gilt embossing on the spine. The book shows some wear to the spine and pages.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1158

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Connecticut history obtained from a historical society's library:

- A Sketch of the History of Waterville, Conn. - Dated 1893 by an unnamed publisher - Rebound.
- A Memorial Sermon of the Westville Congregational Church by Rev. J. L. Willard - Dated 1876 by Punderson & Crisand - Rebound, with original wrappers inside.
- A New England Village Green by Elliott B. Bronson - Dated 1914 by an unnamed publisher - Rebound, with original wrappers inside. Discusses Winchester, Conn.
- Annals and Family Records of Winchester, Conn. by John Boyd - Dated 1873 by Press of Case, Lockwood & Brainard
- Winchester-Winsted, 1813 by Eliphaz Alvord - Dated 1961 by The Acorn Club of Connecticut - Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1161

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage and antique literature titles:

- Karma by Lafcadio Hearn - Dated 1918 by Boni and Liveright - In dustjacket.
- Sophie: A Comedy by Philip Moeller - Dated 1919 by Alfred A. Knopf - Stated limited edition, number 9 of 50, signed.
- More Miles: An Autobiographical Novel by Harry Kemp - Dated 1926 by Boni and Liveright - In dustjacket.
- The Quest for Fire: A Novel of Prehistoric Times by J. H. Rosny - Dated 1967 by Pantheon Books - In dustjacket.
- Free America by Bolton Hall - No date provided, by L. S. Dickey & Co. - Miniature book, in wrappers. Front board detached from spine.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1162

$70
Title: The Thompson Street Poker Club from "Life"
Publisher: White and Allen
Printing Year: 1889

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers with pictorial front cover, this antique volume is a scarce late nineteenth-century work offering "humorous" caricatures of African-Americans. The work is illustrated with classic racial stereotypes drawn by E. W. Kemble. The volume shows light external age/wear, with chipping at edges of front cover. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 48 pages.
Lot 1163

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Connecticut theology and history obtained from a historical society library:

- The Churches of Mattatuck: A Record of a Bi-Centennial Celebration at Waterbury, Connecticut Edited by Joseph Anderson - Dated 1892 by Press of The Price, Lee & Adkins Company - Top portion of spine is lacking.
- A Century of History in the First Baptist Church in Waterbury, Conn. - Dated 1904 by The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company
- A Narrative and Documentary History of St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church of Waterbury, Connecticut by Frederick John Kingsbury - Dated 1907 by The Price, Lee & Adkins Co. - Title handwritten on spine. Previous owner's signature on title page.
- The History of Waterbury, Connecticut by Henry Bronson - Dated 1858 by Bronson Brothers - Spine is split, with a portion lacking. Textblock is split, with portions detached.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1164

$50
Title: Millions of Cats
Author: Wanda Ga'g
Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.
Printing Year: 1928 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial boards with black lettering, this antique oblong volume is a rare original edition of this enchanting tale of the very old man who went off in search of the prettiest cat in the world for his wife and returned instead with millions to choose from has become an American classic, widely recognized as the first modern picture book. Wanda Hazel Gág (March 11, 1893 – June 27, 1946), an American author, illustrator, and printmaker born in New Ulm, Minnesota. She was especially esteemed for her lithographs, though today if her name is known at all it is usually from her children's books, specifically the classic "Millions of Cats." It was a recipient of the 1929 Newbery Honor Book Award and has gone on to sell over a million copies. With its charming illustrations and rhythmic, sing-song refrain.

The work is illustrated with many photographs and drawings of the uncovered relics, including several fold-out illustrations. Spine shows significant age/wear. Bright red and black front cover illustration is well preserved. Clean pages with bright illustrations show no annotations. The book measures approximately 10" x 6 3/4" and contains 30 unnumbered pages.
Lot 1165

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage and modern titles on art:

- The Most Beautiful Flowers by Pierre Joseph Redouté - Dated 1981 by The Wellfleet Press (Secaucus, NJ) - Oversized in dustjacket, with color illustrations.
- Czech Gothic Painting, 1350-1450 by Antonin Matejcek & Jaroslav Pesina - Dated 1950 by Melantrich Praha - Oversized in dustjacket. Jacket shows some wear.
- The Color Compendium by Augustine Hope & Margaret Walch - Dated 1990 by Van Nostrand Reinhold - Signed by Margaret Walch. In Dustjacket.
- How to Wrap Five More Eggs: Traditional Japanese Packaging by Hideyuki Oka - Dated 1975 by John Weatherhill, Inc. - Stated first edition. In Dustjacket. Photographs by Michikazu Sakai.
- Visualizing Revelation: Fifty-Eight Works of Art Based on the Book of Revelation by Ruth Ann Pfaffe Snowden, Artist - Dated 1993 by Rapfaffe Snowden (Quincy, IL) - Signed, stated first edition, stated first printing, limited edition, number 185 of 500. In wrappers.
- The Folk Tradition: Early Arts and Crafts of the Susquehanna Valley compiled by Richard I. Barons - Dated 1982 by Roberson Center (Binghamton) - In wrappers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1167

$130
Solid Oak Bookcase
Condition/Details: This unit is a very solid oak bookcase, with four adjustable shelves and elegantly simple trim. The unit shows very well, with some age wear indications. The unit measures approximately 42" wide by 15" deep by 57.5" tall. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping is not available for this lot but it can be picked up at our gallery in Ithaca, New York.
Lot 1168

$35
Title: My Summer in the Alps 1913
Author: William Williams
Publisher: Privately Printed for the author by Frederick Fairchild Sherman
Printing Year: 1914 Limited Edition

Condition/Details:This antique volume is a scarce account of a climbing holiday spent in Switzerland and around Chamonix. The work is illustrated with 6 tissue-guarded photogravure plates. The volume is in its original orange dust jacket, with flaps pasted to endpapers. Dust jacket shows loss of material to spine, and is otherwise in very good condition. The book is solidly bound with clean pages that show staining along sliver at bottom edge. The book measures approximately 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" and contains 21 pages.
Lot 1170

$40
Title: History of Windham County Connecticut
Author: Ellen D. Larned
Publisher: Larned
Printing Year: 1874-1880
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth, this antique set is a scarce history of Windham, Connecticut, with two large maps mounted on cloth backings included in volume one. The work is illustrated with portraits of Windhams prominent citizens. The volumes show external age/wear. Volume one lacks it spine cover but retain its detached front board and all of its pages, many of which are loose. Volume two has an intact cover, the interior is complete with many loose pages. The books measure approximately 6" x 9.25".
Lot 1171

$175
This lot features a bound compilation of Harper's Weekly issues from January 1885. The issues included in this lot are originals and feature the following important articles and illustrations. Topics discussed include New Orleans, racial relations, railroads, and more. In the same volume, is a compilation of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper issues from May 1885 through December 1885. Topics discussed include the arrival of the Statue of Liberty, the death of General Grant, Canada and the Northwest, and Native American relations, among others.

This lot also features a bound compilation of Harper's Weekly issues from January 1873 through December 1873. The issues included in this lot are originals and feature the following important articles and illustrations. Topics discussed include city life, Broadway, fashion, slavery in Africa, railroads and more.

Condition: The volumes are cloth, with three quarters leather. There is some wear to the spines and corners. The text block bindings are tight, the pages are clean and bright. This collections of issues are not collated, but appears complete.
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