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Lot 1220

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles about World History:

- Face to Face with the Mexicans by Fanny Chambers Gooch - Dated 1887 by Fords, Howard & Hulbert - 200 Illustrations, Original marbled boards attached with clear tape along spine.
- Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World by George Rawlinson - Dated 1881 by Dodd, Mead - Complete three volume set with fold out maps and illustrations
- A History of All Nations by S. G. Goodrich - Dated 1853 by Derby and Miller - Complete two volume set, many maps and illustrations, includes detached rear board from volume two

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1221

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of oversized atlases:

- The Unrivalled Atlas of Modern Geography for Schools and Families - No date provided, c. 1890 by W. & A. K. Johnston - Original advertisements in front endpapers. Front board detached, spine shows wear. Former owner's signature on title page.
- Atlas Classique by Vidal-Lablache - Dated 1894 by Librairie Armand Colin (Paris) - French text. Gilt embossing on spine. Front and rear boards detached, spine shows wear. Former owner's signature and library stamp.
- The Rand-McNally Atlas of China: Containing Maps and Descriptive Matter - Dated 1900 by Rand, McNally & Co. - In wrappers. Volume 19 of the Geographical Series, a weekly publication.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1222

$35
Title: Mornings in Florence: Being Simple Studies of Christian Art for English Travellers
Author: John Ruskin
Publisher: John W. Lovell Company
Printing Year: circa 1900

Condition/Details: Bound in white cloth with elaborate bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this work by English art critic John Ruskin (February 8, 1819 – January 20, 1900). The work is illustrated with many tipped-in (double-page) plates that document this tour of one of the world's most beautiful cities. The volume shows light external age/wear. Hinges have been reinforced. Annotations appear on preliminary pages. Occasional pencil marginalia also present. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/4" and contains 125 pages.
Lot 1225

$30
This large shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on theology and psychology 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 1226

$35
Title: Early Years on the Western Reserve with Extracts from 1805 - 1845 Letters of Ephraim Brown and Family
Editor: George Clary Wing
Printer: Arthur H. Clark Company (Cleveland)
Printing Year: 1916 Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this work of genealogy. This is one of 150 copies. The work is illustrated with an intact fold-out genealogical chart at rear of volume. This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, with taping to spine. The book is solidly bound with clean gilt edged pages that show very occasional finger smudging. Antique library label appears on front endpaper; library markings and attachments can also be seen on rear endpaper. First page of foreword and final page of text bear library stamp. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" and contains 142 pages.
Lot 1227

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique decorative literature and art titles:

- Gems or Art Literature - Dated 1887 by Magner Publishing Company - Decorative, bound in blue cloth with gilt embossing. Formerly owned by a museum.
- The Dore Bible Gallery Illustrated by Gustave Dore - No date provided, by Henry Altemus - Formerly owned by a museum.
- The Innocents Abroad; or, The New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain - Dated 1870 by American Publishing Company - Spine cover is lacking. Bound in black cloth with gilt embossing.
- The Builders by Longfellow - No date provided, by Ernest Nister - Small, decorative book, with color illustrations.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1228

$175
Title: The Dream of Little Tuk and Other Tales
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Publisher: James Munroe and Company (Boston)
Printing Year: 1848

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorative designs to the spine, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this work of Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875), Danish author and poet noted for his children's stories. This translation is by Charles Boner. The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" and contains 176 pages.
Lot 1230

$140
Title: Wilson's American Ornithology with Notes by Jardine: To Which Is Added a Synopsis of American Birds, Including Those Described by Bonaparte, Audubon, Nuttall, and Richardson
Author: T. M. Brewer
Publisher: H. S. Samuels
Printing Year: 1852

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this compilation of ornithological texts by American naturalist Thomas Mayo Brewer (November 21, 1814 – January 24, 1880).

Brewer was born in Boston. He graduated from Harvard College in 1835 and from Harvard Medical School three years later. He abandoned his career as a doctor after a few years to concentrate on writing and politics, later becoming editor of the "Boston Atlas." He then joined the printing firm of Swan & Tileston, which became Brewer & Tileston when he became a partner in 1857. Brewer spent his spare time contributing to a number of ornithological publications, including John James Audubon's "Ornithological Biography" before inventing the condiment that bears his name.

The work is illustrated with many plates. The volume shows external age/wear, spine cover has detached at front hinge. Front board is detaching. Mildly age-toned pages show light foxing. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 746 pages.
Lot 1231

$60
Title: The Seasons
Author: James Thomson
Publisher: W. Oxlade (London)
Printing Year: 1776

Condition/Details: Bound in original leather boards, this antique volume is a scarce early printing of Thomson's well-known poem. A rare find, the four full-page original engravings representing each season are present. Additionally, the four-page hymn at the end of the text is present.

James Thomson (September 11, 1700 – August 27, 1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright, known for his masterpiece The Seasons and the lyrics of Rule, Britannia!. Thomson was considered the most popular Scottish poet of the eighteenth century, and excelled at describing the drama of nature. (courtesy of Wikipedia and the Literary Encyclopedia)

The Seasons (1730) is considered one of the earliest, longest, and finest nature poems in the English language. Written in blank verse and, in its final form, some 5,500 lines long, the poem celebrates and explores the variety of Nature, the increasing intelligence and warming sensibility of humans, and the power of God. Thomson treats each season in succession, describing the effects of changes in the solar system, weather, and landscape on the plants, crops, and inhabitants, human and otherwise, of various regions. He lingers over the rolling terrain of the Scottish border country where he grew up, and he paints the fertile, rural, agricultural landscape of England with an appreciative brush.

The volume shows external age/wear with fine patina and the spine gilt lettering remains visible. The front board has been crudely re-attached with tape, rear board has been reinforced in like manner, pages are generally bright with some fading and marks, and the rear board has period ink marginalia inside of the book, preliminary and tailing blank leaves are lacking. The book measures approximately 2.75" x 5.25" and contains 144 pages.
Lot 1233

$200
Stacking Mahogany Bookcase
Condition/Details: This is the first of several stacking bookcases with front door, produced by Globe-Wernicke Company, as indicated by the paper label. The label indicates that this is the standard D-12 1/4 Unit, Pattern 112 Grade 398. It is a mahogany unit with three sections, and base and top units, with original brass handles. The unit shows age wear, including significant wear to finish, and it is lacking glass. The unit measures approximately 34" wide by 11.25" deep by 56.25" tall. See lots 267 and 327 for the other units. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping is not available for this lot but it can be picked up at our gallery in Ithaca, New York.
Lot 1234

$55
Title: Le divan d'amour de Cherif Soliman
Author: Iskander Al Maghribi
Publisher: Bibliotheque des Curieux (Paris)
Printing Year: 1917 Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce translation of the love poetry of the Sharif Sulaiman from the Arabic into the French. This translation by Iskander al Maghribi is one of 500 copies. The volume shows light external age/wear, with mild soiling to covers. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. This is a title in the series "Le coffret du bibliophile." Annotation appears at the bottom of limitation page opposite title page. The book measures approximately 4" x 6" and contains 220 pages.
Lot 1235

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

- The Trotting Horse of America: How to Train and Drive Him by Hiram Woodruff - Dated 1869 by J. B. Ford and Company - Bound in maroon cloth with gilt embossing. Inscription to former owner.
- Plymouth and the Pilgrims by Arthur Lord - Dated 1920 by Houghton Mifflin Company - Former owner's bookplate inside front board. Bound in grey cloth with gilt embossing.
- The Marvel of Nations: Our Country: Its Past, Present and Future by Uriah Smith - Dated 1886 by Review & Herald - Decorative volume, bound in cloth with gilting. Ex-library book and former owner's signature.
- Our New West: Records of Travel Between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean by Samuel Bowles - Dated 1869 by Hartford Publishing Co. - Bound in leather with gilt embossing on spine. Significant wear to spine.
- Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean by Albert D. Richardson - Dated 1867 by American Publishing Company - Bound in leather with gilt embossing on spine. Spine shows some wear. Former owner's signature.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1237

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

- Manual of the Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Conn. - Dated 1860 by Charles Montague - Rebound, title page detached.
- Catalogue of the Present Members of the First Church of Christ, in Wethersfield - Dated 1876 by The Allen & Sherwood Co. - Rebound, with original wrappers inside.
- Manual of the Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Conn. - Dated 1893 by Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company - Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder, rear binder board is lacking.
- Catalogue of the Members of the First Congregational Church in Wethersfield - Dated 1853 by Press of Case, Tiffany and Company - Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder. Has some water markings.
- Historic Sketches of the First Church of Christ in Wethersfield by A. C. Adams - Dated 1877 by The Allen & Sherwood Co. - Rebound, with original wrappers inside. Front wrapper and some pages are detached.
- Brief Historical Sketch of the Wethersfield M. E. Church - Dated 1882 by an unnamed publisher - Rebound, with original wrappers inside. Front wrapper is detached. Includes period advertisements.
- First Church of Christ, Wethersfield, Connecticut by Rev. George L. Clark - Dated 1911 by an unnamed publisher - Rebound, with original wrappers inside. From the service of the 275th anniversary of the forming of the Church.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1239

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

- The Four Years: War Poems Collected and Newly Augmented by Laurence Binyon - Dated 1909 by Elkin Mathews - Bookplate of former owner.
- Lyrics of Lowly Life by Paul Laurence Dunbar - Dated 1897 by Dood, Mead and Company - Decorative, bound in green cloth and gilt embossing on spine and front board.
- Poems by Robert Browning - Dated 1849 by Chapman & Hall - Two volume set.
- Poems by Bayard Taylor - Dated 1856 by G. P. Putnam and Company - Inscription to former owner
- The Hesperides by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Chosen and Edited byJ. R. Tutin - Dated 1900 - Limited to 333 copies and signed.
- A Tale of the House of the Wolfings and All the Kindreds of the Mark Written in Prose and in Verse by William Morris- Dated 1890 by Roberts Brothers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1240

$70
Title: Story of Turkey and Armenia, with a Full and Accurate Account of the Recent Massacres Written by Eye Witnesses. A Sketch of Clara Burton and the Red Cross
Editor: Rev. James Wilson Pierce
Publisher: R. H. Woodward Company (Baltimore)
Printing Year: 1896 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright silver lettering and decorative design showing crescent moon, onion domes and minaret, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this work that collects the testimony of missionaries and others regarding organized state-sponsored massacres against the Armenians between 1894 and 1896. Final chapter is dedicated to American nurse and humanitarian Clara Burton (1821-1912), who traveled along with Red Cross expeditions to the Armenian provinces in the spring of 1896. The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Previous owner's name is written on top and fore-edges. Name also appears on preliminary page. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" and contains 500 pages.
Lot 1242

$80
Title: Aristotle's Master-Piece, Completed. In two Parts: The First Containing the Secrets of Generation, in All the Parts thereof; The Second Part Being a Private Looking Glass for the Female Sex.
Publisher: Company of Flying Stationers
Printing Year: 1816

Condition/Details: Rebound in paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this two-part treatise on reproduction, including rudimentary genetics, deformities, pregnancy, and midwifery. The work is illustrated with four woodcuts plus woodcut frontispiece. The volume shows light external age/wear. Hinges are cracking. Age-toned pages show heavy foxing. Stamp and name of previous owners appear on preliminary page. The book measures approximately 3 3/4" x 6 1/4" and contains 126 pages.
Lot 1243

$40
This large shelf lot includes the group of vintage and antique literary titles 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 1245

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on British history:

- The Unbroken Tradition by Nora Connolly - Dated 1918 by Boni and Liveright - Gilt embossing on spine. Ex-library.
- Ancient Scottish-Lake Dwellings or Cannogs, with a Supplementary Chapter on Remains of Lake-Dwellings in England by Robert Munro, M.A. - Dated 1882 by David Douglas (Edinburgh) - Gilt embossing on spine. Ex-library.
- Baden-Powell: The Two Lives of a Hero by William Hillcourt, with Olave, Lady Baden-Powell - Dated 1964 by G. P. Putnam's Sons - Signed, stated first American edition, in dustjacket. Jacket shows slight wear.
- Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Edited by Warren F. Kimball - Dated 1987 by Princeton University Press (Princeton) - Three volume set, in slip case in wrappers. Slip case shows slight sunning.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1246

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of Decorative Antique reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Features of this attractive looking group include elaborate debossing, gilt lettering, designs and page edges. 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 1248

$25
Title: The Wanderer of Switzerland and Other Poems
Author: James Montgomery
Publisher: Belcher and Armstrong (Boston)
Printing Year: 1807

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce early edition of a work of verse by James Montgomery (November 4, 1771 - April 30, 1854), a British editor, hymn writer and poet. This is the third American edition to which is prefixed a biographical sketch of the author. The volume shows light external age/wear. Hinges are cracked / cracking. Mildly age-toned pages show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 3 3/4" x 6" and contains 180 pages.
Lot 1249

$120
This lot features a bound early newspaper compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual newspaper issues were bound together in a single hard cover volume. The book featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: New-York American, for the country
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: January 2, 1837 through December 28, 1838
Issue Number Range: 1963 through 2064

Notes: This news publication, published for J. M. Elliot from 1821-1845, provides a semi-weekly view into American life, covering a range of general news topics, including the Florida Wars, Native American relations and the Oregon Territory. The publication includes full-size newspapers, bond in large leather boards. The front and rear boards have been crudely taped to the spine. The pages show some water markings. The book measures approximately 17.5" x 22".
Lot 1250

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on Connecticut history obtained from a historical society's library:

- Historical Sketch of Watertown, from Its Original Settlement by N. S. Richardson - Dated 1858 by E. B. Cooke & Co. - Rebound, with original wrappers inside. Includes the record of mortality from 1741 to 1858. Front free endpapers are detached.
- The Old Burying Ground of Ancient Westbury and Present Watertown - Dated 1938 by Sarah Whitman Trumbull Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution - Some water markings.
- A Chronological List of Persons Interred in the Old Cemetery at Watertown, Conn. - Dated 1884 by Woodbury Reporter Print - Rebound, with original wrappers inside.
- Watertown Reminiscences by Mrs. Rev. Frederick Holcomb - Dated 1880 by Press of F. P. Steele - Rebound, with original wrappers inside. Front wrapper is detached.
- Historical Sketch of Watertown, Connecticut by Frederick Dayton - Dated 1871 by Press of Cooke, Mattoon & Robbins - Rebound, with original wrappers inside.
- History of Ancient Westbury and Present Watertown, From Its Settlement to 1907 - Dated 1907 by an unnamed publisher
- Epitaphs from the Old Burying Ground in Watertown Collected by William Thaddeus Harris - Dated 1869 by an unnamed publisher - Pages are detached and spine has been taped.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1251

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

- Articles of Faith and Covenant of the Congregational Church - Dated 1846 by Edwin B. Carter - Includes list of members at time of publication. Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- Articles of Faith and Covenant of the Westfield Church - Dated 1877 by unnamed publisher - Includes list of members at time of publication. Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- The Old Law School Building in Litchfield, Conn. by Arthur E. Bostwick - Dated 1928 by The Woman's Shop of Litchfield - Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder.
- A Historical Discourse, Preached in the Whitneyville Church by Austin Putnam, Pastor - Dated 1877 by City Printing Office - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- Manual of the Congregational Church in Whitneyville - Dated 1888 by The Stafford Printing Co. - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- The One Hundredth Anniversary of the Organization of the Congregational Church of Whitneyville, Connecticut - Dated 1895 by unnamed publisher - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1255

$225
Title: A Fair Barbarian
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company
Printing Year: 1881

Condition/Details: Bound in decorative khaki green cloth with gold and black gilt titles and decorations embossed on front board and spine, this antique volume is signed by the author on verso of the title page, and comes with a signed cabinet photo of the author. The volume includes a lengthy inscription to Mr. Charles J. Peterson, which reads:
"To the friend whose kindness gave me the courage which enabled me to make my Copyright of value. And who always gave me more than my Rights. Yours affectionately, Frances Hodgson Burnett. May 19th/81."

Frances Hodgson Burnett (November 24, 1849 – October 29, 1924) was an English playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy. In June 1868 her first story, "Hearts and Diamonds," was published in Godey’s Lady’s Book and Magazine, and from that time none of her literary works was ever rejected. She wrote more than fifty novels, most for adults, and thirteen plays. Her first publications were chiefly magazine stories that for some time appeared almost monthly. (courtesy of Wikipedia and The Literary Encyclopedia)

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Covers show mild edge wear and mild surface rubbing. Both front and rear endpapers have separated along the gutters. The book measures approximately 4.5" x 6.75" and contains 258 pages.
Lot 1256

$90
Title: The Cauldron of Annwn
Author: Thomas Evelyn Ellis
Publisher: T. Werner Laurie Ltd. (London)
Printing Year: 1922 Author-signed Limited First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in gray boards and quarter white vellum with paper title label, this antique volume is a scarce autographed limited original edition of this work by Thomas Evelyn Ellis. This is copy number 187 of 250 printed privately for subscribers.

This work is based on Welsh legends, including those collectively known as the Mabinogion. It is made up of a trilogy of dramas consisting of "The Children of Don" (1912), "Dylan, the Son of the Wave" (1914), "Bronwen" (1922).

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, uncut pages and gray textured endpapers. Original dust jacket is intact. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 327 pages.
Lot 1259

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

- Manual of the Congregational Church of Wilton, Connecticut, 1726-1904 - Dated 1904 by Hamilton - Rebound, with original wrappers inside of the boards.
- The Church on the Green by Wilbur Stone Deming - Dated 1941 by Brentano's - Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering.
- Saybrook at the Mouth of the Connecticut - Dated 1935 by Gilman C. Gates - Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering.
- Annals of Wilton by David Herman Van Hoosear - Dated 1940 by Wilton Historical Society - Volume I. Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder. Textblock is separated from spine.
- An Historical Account of the Celebration of the One Hundred and Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the Congregational Church, Wilton, Conn. - Dated 1902 by The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company - Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder of the boards.
- The Colonial and Revolutionary Homes of Wilton, Norwalk, Westport, Darien and Vicinity - Dated 1901 by unnamed publisher - Textblock separated from spine. Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder.
- Norwalk Vital Records: As Found in the Records of the Wilton Congregational Church When Wilton Was a Parish of Norwalk Compiled by Lester Card, Genealogist & Historian - Dated 1944 by Lester Card - Original wrappers secured in pamphlet binder of the boards.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1261

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of miniature antique titles on theology:

- A Collection of Hymns, Used by the Methodist Episcopal Church - Dated 1832 by Mahlon Day & Co. - Includes most of the collection of Rev. John Esley, M.A. Leather bound. Front board detached.
- A Chaplet of Flowers, Comprising a Scripture Text with a Gem of Thought Illustrating its Meaning for Every Day in the Year - Dated 1847 by American Tract Society - Gilt embossing on spine. Spine shows wear.
- Daily Food for Christians: A Promise, and Another Scriptural Portion, with a Verse of a Hymn for Every Day in the Year - No date provided by American Tract Society - Gilt embossing on spine and front board.
- Infant Hymns: Designed for Young Children by Dr. Watts - No date provided by S. Babcock (New Haven) - Leather bound, gilt embossing on spine.
- The Psalms of David, Imitated in the Language of the New Testament by Isaac Watts, D.D. - Dated 1821 by Oliver D. Cooke (Hartford) - Leather boards. Front board detached, spine shows wear. Former owner's signature, sticker on back with title and year.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1262

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of titles about Leo Tolstoy:

- Tolstoy the Man by Edward A. Steiner - Dated 1904 by Outlook - Illustrated
- Leo Tolstoy: A Biographical and Critical Study by T. Sharper Knowlson - Dated 1904 by Frederick Warne - Gilt lettering and page edges
- Tolstoy as a Schoolmaster by Ernest Crosby - Hammersmark - Gilt lettering, no date
- Tolstoy and His Message by Ernest Crosby - Dated 1904 by Funk and Wagnall's - Gilt lettering

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
Lot 1264

$60
Title: Sherwood Anderson's Notebook: Containing Articles Written during the Author's Life as a Story Teller, and Notes of His Impressions from Life Scattered through the Book
Publisher: Boni & Liveright
Printing Year: 1926 Author-Signed Limited First Edition in Slipcase

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled boards with green cloth spine, this antique volume is a scarce autographed limited edition of this book of memoirs by American novelist and short story writer Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 – March 8, 1941). This is copy number 115 of 225. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, uncut pages. Intact slipcase is very well preserved. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 230 pages.
Lot 1265

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique books on books:

- The Journal of Arthur Stirling - Dated 1906 by Doubleday, Page & Company
- Literary Snapshots: Impressions of Contemporary Authors by Richard Butler Glaenzer - Dated 1920 by Brentano's - Former owner's signature.
- Stephen Crane: A Study in American Letters by Thomas Beer - Dated 1925 by Alfred A. Knopf - Introduction by Joseph Conrad. In dustjacket.
- George Edward Woodberry: A Study of His Poetry by Louis V. Ledoux - Dated 1917 by The Poetry Review Company - In dustjacket.
- The Earl of Beaconsfield by Robert Arnot- Dated 1904 by The Cambridge Society - Includes packet of information on Disraeli compiled by former owner.
- Seven Men by Max Beerbohm Dated 1920 by Alfred A. Knopf - Stated First American Edition, Limited, number 1,286 of 2,000.

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