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Lot 9436

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of signed modern literature shown in the corresponding image(s). All volumes in this lot are signed, with the exception of "Olympia" by Leni Riefenstahl. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 9437

$80
This lot includes the group of four Franklin Library Signed First Edition books shown in the corresponding image(s). These decorative volumes feature handsome gilt embossed lettering and designs to the leather-covered boards, raised spine bands, gilded page edges, marbled endpapers, silk bookmarks and pictorial frontispieces. Each volume is signed by the author, and this group includes the noted authors Ray Bradbury, Michael Crichton, and Anthony Burgess. These volumes are in near-new condition, showing only light shelf wear. The volumes are tightly bound, and were likely never read. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 9438

$45
This lot includes the group of nature art reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles included in this lot are: The Flower Painters, Life and Nature, Plant Kingdoms: The Photographs of Charles Jones, and Flowers in Nature and Design. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some of these volumes may show more advanced wear including chipping to wrappers, moisture indications, or sunning.
 
Lot 9439

$45
Title: Cite de Dieu de Saint Augustin
Author: M. Emile Saisset
Publisher: Charpentier, Libraire-Editeur
Printing Year: 1855
Number of Volumes: Complete four-volume set

Notes: Bound in marbled paper with leather spine backing, raised spine bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a French work on the city of Saint Augustin. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with rubbing to the extremities, and are solidly bound with age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 4.5" x 7".

These volumes come from the collection of notable Dante historians Anne and Henry Paolucci, found throughout this catalog. The volumes in this lot may include some scholarly notations and marginalia from the Paoluccis or other noted historians. Commendatore Anne Paolucci, Ph.D. recently retired from a distinguished career as a professor of English and Fulbright Lecturer at the City College of New York and St. John's University, University of Naples. Throughout her career, she has been awarded several prestigious awards, including the Golden Lion Award, the New York State Elena Cornaro Award and the first national Elena Cornaro Award. She was a former member of the National Council on the Humanities and was the first female Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York. She is an award-winning playwright, poet and also writes fiction.
Henry Paolucci, Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at the time of his death (January 1, 1999), was a renowned teacher (CCNY, Brooklyn College/CUNY, Iona College, St. John's University), Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party of New York and U.S. Senate Candidate (1964). On June 3, 2003, he was posthumously awarded with the decoration of "Cavaliere in the Order of the Republic of Italy."  (biographical detail courtesy of annehenrypaolucci.homestead.com)
 
Lot 9440

$10
This lot includes the group of art exhibition catalogs shown in the corresponding image(s). Some artists include: Russell Drysdale, Arthur F. Enger, Harold Hugo, Daumier, and Cathelin. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9441

$45
Title: The American Farmer’s Instructor, or Practical Agriculturist; Comprehending the Cultivation of Plants, the Husbandry of the Domestic Animals, and the Economy of the Farm
Author: Francis S. Wiggins
Publisher: Orrin Rogers
Printing Year: 1840

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with black spine label and gilt embossing, this volume is a scarce antique agriculture work, written by the former editor of the Farmers’ Cabinet. The work is illustrated throughout with in-text engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear, with rubbing to the leather. The volume is solidly bound with age-toned and foxed pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains 504 pages, followed by advertisements.
 
Lot 9442

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

- Karl Bodmer's North American Prints edited by Brandon K. Ruud - Dated 2004 by University of Nebraska Press - in dust jacket
- Karl Bodmer's America annotations by David C. Hunt & Marsha V. Gallagher - Dated 1984 by Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd. - in dust jacket

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9443

$35
This shelf lot includes the large group of furnishings and interior design books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 9444

$140
This lot includes the group of Black Americana ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes valentines, handwritten correspondence, Broadway playbills, vintage and antique photographs, picture books, and much more. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9446

$15
This lot includes the group of books written or contributed to by Henry Paolucci shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include: political philosophy, Dante, and Hegelian Literary Perspectives. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.

These volumes come from the collection of notable Dante historians Anne and Henry Paolucci, found throughout this catalog. The volumes in this lot may include some scholarly notations and marginalia from the Paoluccis or other noted historians. Commendatore Anne Paolucci, Ph.D. recently retired from a distinguished career as a professor of English and Fulbright Lecturer at the City College of New York and St. John's University, University of Naples. Throughout her career, she has been awarded several prestigious awards, including the Golden Lion Award, the New York State Elena Cornaro Award and the first national Elena Cornaro Award. She was a former member of the National Council on the Humanities and was the first female Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York. She is an award-winning playwright, poet and also writes fiction.
Henry Paolucci, Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at the time of his death (January 1, 1999), was a renowned teacher (CCNY, Brooklyn College/CUNY, Iona College, St. John's University), Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party of New York and U.S. Senate Candidate (1964). On June 3, 2003, he was posthumously awarded with the decoration of "Cavaliere in the Order of the Republic of Italy." (biographical detail courtesy of annehenrypaolucci.homestead.com)
 
Lot 9447

$20
This lot includes the group of furnishings reference volumes shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics included are: fairy lamps, world mirrors, French furniture makers, and Regency furniture. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9448

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

- Der Protagoras Des Plato by Dr. Adolph Westermayer - Dated 1882 by Verlag von Andreas Deichert - ex-library volume, shows advanced wear including a detached front board, and some rubbing and wear to edges
- Riduzione Della Filosofia Del Diritto Alla Filosofia Dell'Economia by Bendetto Croce - Dated 1926 by Napoli R. Ricciardi - this volume shows advanced wear, portions of the text block are detached, restoration work has been done to the wrapper
- Le Mixte Et La Combinaison Chimique by P. Duhem - Dated 1902 by C. Naud - ex-library volume, shows advanced wear including some loose and detached pages and some chipping to the spine cover
- The Works of Virgil Translated Into English Prose - Dated 1811 by P. A. Mesier - ex-library volume, volume two only, shows advanced wear including some moisture indications, cracking at the hinges, and some chipping and loss to the leather
- Estetica by Bendetto Croce - Dated 1912 by Gius. Laterza & Gigli - some cracking at the hinges
- Symbolism: Or, Exposition of the Differences Between Catholics and Protestants by John Adam Moehler, D.D. - Dated 1870 by Catholic Publishing and Bookselling Company - this volume shows more advanced wear including a detached back board and front free endpaper, a separating front board, and some chipping on the spine
- Les Offices De Ciceron by M. DeBarrett - Dated 1776 by Chez Barbou - this volume shows more advanced wear including moisture indications, some separation and loss at the spine cover, and some rubbing and chipping to the boards

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

These volumes come from the collection of notable Dante historians Anne and Henry Paolucci, found throughout this catalog. The volumes in this lot may include some scholarly notations and marginalia from the Paoluccis or other noted historians. Commendatore Anne Paolucci, Ph.D. recently retired from a distinguished career as a professor of English and Fulbright Lecturer at the City College of New York and St. John's University, University of Naples. Throughout her career, she has been awarded several prestigious awards, including the Golden Lion Award, the New York State Elena Cornaro Award and the first national Elena Cornaro Award. She was a former member of the National Council on the Humanities and was the first female Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York. She is an award-winning playwright, poet and also writes fiction.
Henry Paolucci, Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at the time of his death (January 1, 1999), was a renowned teacher (CCNY, Brooklyn College/CUNY, Iona College, St. John's University), Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party of New York and U.S. Senate Candidate (1964). On June 3, 2003, he was posthumously awarded with the decoration of "Cavaliere in the Order of the Republic of Italy." (biographical detail courtesy of annehenrypaolucci.homestead.com)
 
Lot 9449

$40
This lot features the following original photograph:

Artist: Wallace Nutting
Medium: Hand-Tinted Original Photograph
Dimensions: Frame measures 8.5" by 7", Photograph measures 3.75" by 3.25"

Details/Condition: This original piece, entitled "Honeymoon Stroll", features a hand-colored antique photograph, in the classic style of renowned artist Wallace Nutting. This print is in the original frame, and features a pastoral scene of a shaded road beside an orchard. A vibrant pink-blossomed tree is in the foreground, flanked by a stone wall.

Wallace Nutting (1861 - 1941) was a U.S. minister, photographer, artist, and antiquarian, who is best known for his framed pictures. He also was an accomplished author, lecturer, furniture maker, antiques expert and collector. His atmospheric photographs helped spur the Colonial Revival style. (biographic detail courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work shows beautifully, with strong, unfaded colors. There are light age/wear indications to the frame and some age toning to the backing stock behind the photograph.
 
Lot 9450

$250
This shelf lot includes the large group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 9453

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

- The Poet Scout by Captain Jack Crawford - Dated 1886 by Funk & Wagnalls - author-signed on front flyleaf, this volume shows some advanced wear including some chipping to edges of boards and spine, moisture indications, and the text block is separated into signatures
- Whar' The Hand O' God Is Seen by Captain Jack Crawford - Dated 1913 by New York Lyceum Publishing Co. - author-signed typed letter is tipped in at the front free endpaper

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9454

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- To Your Dog and To My Dog by Lincoln Newton Kinnicutt - Dated 1915 by Houghton Mifflin Company - some page discoloration
- Look Homeward Angel by Thomas Wolfe - Dated 1947 by Charles Scribner's Sons - boards show some moisture indications
- Les Enfants Terribles by Jean Cocteau - Dated 1947 by Librarie Artheme Fayard - this volume shows advanced wear including loose and detached pages, and chipping and loss to the wrapper and pages
- The Gentle Art of Making Enemies by Whistler - Dated 1890 by William Henemann - decorative volume with gilt embossing and raised bands, the original binding is tipped in in the rear of the volume, some cracking at front gutter
- An Essay on Man in Four Epistles by Alexander Pope - Dated 1846 by S. Andrus & Son - this volume shows advanced wear including chipping and loss at the spine, pencil marginalia, and moisture indications, some restorative work has been done
- An Essay on Man in Four Epistles by Alexander Pope - Dated 1824 by Silas Andrus - this volume is disbound an shows advanced wear including moisture indications and loss at the spine cover

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9455

$20
Title: The Innocents Abroad; or, The New Pilgrims' Progress
Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: American Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1870

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with black spine label and gilt embossing, this volume is an early edition of Twain's second published book. The issue points for this volume are: Contents page numbers present and last entry (p.xviii) reads: "Thankless Devotion - A Newspaper Valedictory - Conclusion"; portrait of on page 129, unnamed and not listed in the table of contents; text ends page 651, followed by 5 pages of advertisements, with fourth page beginning, Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant, two engraved frontispieces with the tissue guard. The work is illustrated throughout with in-text and full-page engravings. The volume shows well, with some light external age/wear. The boards are separating along the external gutters and the spine cover is detached along the rear board, with wear to the top and bottom edges. The text block is well bound with lightly age-toned. The book measures approximately 6" x 8.75" and contains 651 pages, followed by advertisements.
 
Lot 9456

$15
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of books that we will be offering this spring, all coming from a long-standing used and rare book business in the Ithaca, New York region that has closed suddenly due to health reasons. The inventory was built with a discerning eye, including primarily first, early and signed printings of uncommon and out-of-print titles, avoiding the mass-market world. There are no book club editions or otherwise unmarketable books, and this collection includes many volumes in like-new condition or showing only light shelf wear with most hard cover books in the original dust jackets.

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring.  As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 9457

$60
Title: The Great Painters of the Italian Renaissance
Editor: Eberhard Konig
Publisher: H. F. Ullmann
Printing Year: c2008
Number of Volumes: Complete two-volume set

Notes: Bound in oversized navy cloth with white embossed lettering, this gorgeous set on Italian painters is in the original dust jackets and slipcase. The work is profusely illustrated with full-page and in-text illustrations. The set is in like-new condition, with bright, tightly bound pages, showing only light shelf wear to the slip case. The books measure approximately 10.5" x 13".
 
Lot 9458

$225
Title: Raggedy Ann Stories
Author: Johnny Gruelle
Publisher: P.F. Volland
Printing Year: 1918 First Edition, First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial paper-covered boards with black cloth backing, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of Johnny Gruelle's classic children's stories featuring Raggedy Ann, in the very rare original paper box. The copyright page of this volume shows a date of 1918, with no other printings listed, indicating that it is a first edition, first printing. The rear board states that this book was published as part of Volland's "Happy Children Books." The volume includes a color pictorial front design of Raggedy Ann, with yellow lettering of the title and author along the top. The original box reproduces the same front cover design on the lid. The work contains many gorgeous color illustrations, including 19 full-page illustrations and many in-text, as well as color pictorial endpapers.

The volume shows some age/wear, with light rubbing along the edges and some paper tearing at the corners. There is a small indent along the top edge of the front board. The binding shows some advanced play, with several pages tearing and creasing along the binding and the strings showing between several pages. The pages are clean, with light age-toning. The box shows some wear, with the left flap and half of the top flap lacking. A portion of the orange paper on the front of the box is lacking. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and is unpaginated.
 
Lot 9460

$30
This lot includes the group of decorative antique theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are The Man of Sorrows, Live While You Live, and Era of the Protestant Revolution. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some of these volumes may show advanced wear such as moisture indications, sunning, and tears and/or chipping to the pages.
 
Lot 9461

$140
This lot includes the pair of decorative Italian art books shown in the corresponding image(s). Included is a volume bound in maroon and cream designed paper with three-quarter vellum featuring gilt embossing and maroon spine label with the title Pittori Contemporanei In Olanda on the spine. This volume lacks a title and features many tipped-in plates of paintings from Dutch artists. The volume shows well, with some age-toning and foxing to the well-bound pages. Also included is an oblong, handsome album, with Italia in gilt lettering on the ivory boards. The work features original mounted photographs of Italy, including photographs of the king and queen, steam and masted ships, horse and buggies, classic artwork and more. This volume shows well, with light wear to the boards and age-toning to the pages and photographs. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9462

$15
This lot includes the group of art exhibition catalogs shown in the corresponding image(s). Some artists include: Renoir, Isamu Noguchi, Henry Moore, and Bonnard. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9463

$60
Title: The World in My Camera
Author: Gisele Freund
Publisher: Dial Press
Printing Year: 1974 Author-Signed First American Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with silver embossing and in the original pictorial black and silver dust jacket, this author-signed volume is a collection of photographs by artist Gisele Freund. The work features many black and white and color photographs by the artist, including several portraits of noted authors. The work is inscribed and signed by Freund on the half-title page. This volume shows very well, with light age/wear indications, including some minor shelf wear, and the dust jacket is price-clipped. The text block is well bound, with clean, bright pages. The volume measures approximately 8" x 11" and contains 259 pages of text.
 
Lot 9464

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot is part of a large inventory of books that we will be offering this spring, all coming from a long-standing used and rare book business in the Ithaca, New York region that has closed suddenly due to health reasons. The inventory was built with a discerning eye, including primarily first, early and signed printings of uncommon and out-of-print titles, avoiding the mass-market world. There are no book club editions or otherwise unmarketable books, and this collection includes many volumes in like-new condition or showing only light shelf wear with most hard cover books in the original dust jackets.

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring.  As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 9465

$15
This lot includes the group of antique music magazines, books, and sheet music shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes titles such as The Happy Cowboy, Aloha Collection of Hawaiian Songs, Bird Songs for Little Folks, and The Cornish Collection of Modern Melodies. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9466

$40
This lot features the following pieces of artwork:

- The Lost Found by A. R. Waud - Harper's Weekly engraving - Dated February 3, 1866 matted in cardstock, engraving measures approximately 13" by 9" - engraving and matting show some light creasing
- The Great Labor Question From a Southern Point of View by John - Harper's Weekly engraving - Dated Saturday July 29, 1865 in a frame that measures approximately 17.5" by 21.5", engraving measures 9.75" by 15" - hand-tinted
These intricately detailed engravings show well, with light age toning to the paper.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states.
 
Lot 9467

$35
This lot features the following original photograph:

Artist: Wallace Nutting
Medium: Hand-Tinted Original Photograph
Dimensions: Frame measures 11" by 12.5", Photograph measures 4.5" by 6.5"

Details/Condition: This original piece, entitled "A Garden of Larkspur", features a hand-colored antique photograph, in the classic style of renowned artist Wallace Nutting. This print is in the original frame, and features a pastoral scene of a pathway leading up to a cottage with a vibrant garden brimming with multicolor flowers.

Wallace Nutting (1861 - 1941) was a U.S. minister, photographer, artist, and antiquarian, who is best known for his framed pictures. He also was an accomplished author, lecturer, furniture maker, antiques expert and collector. His atmospheric photographs helped spur the Colonial Revival style. (biographic detail courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work shows beautifully, with strong, unfaded colors. There are light age/wear indications to the frame and some age toning to the backing stock behind the photograph.
 
Lot 9468

$10
This lot includes the group of annual art exhibition catalogs from the Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts shown in the corresponding image(s). These catalogs are from the following years: 1901, 1914, 1921-1922, 1923-1924, 1924-1925, 1925-1926, 1929-1930, 1931-1932, 1935, 1936, and 1940. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9469

$225
Title: World’s Columbian Exposition, MDCCCXCIII, Art and Architecture
Author: William Walton
Publisher: George Barrie
Printing Year: 1893
Number of Volumes: Complete three-volume set

Notes: Bound in half gilt-ruled brown morocco and cloth with gilt embossing and gilded page edges, this large antique set is a scarce complete work on the art and architecture of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. Volumes one and two detail the art, while the smaller third volume details the architecture featured at the Exposition. The volumes are profusely illustrated with photogravure plates from paintings and drawings, etched plates, color photolithographic plates of architecture, halftones from photographs and other illustrations. The illustrations feature captioned tissue paper interleaves. The volumes show external age/wear, with rubbing to the leather edges. The volumes are solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 11.5" x 16.5”.
 
Lot 9470

$15
This shelf lot includes the large group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. 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 9472

$140
This lot includes the group of Black Americana shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a cigar box from P. Whitlock's Old Virginia Cheroots, as well as several dolls and figurines, and a hand-puppet. Also included is a small tin from Armand's Cold Cream Powder. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. The Cigar box shows advanced wear, with portions of the label lacking and the lid split into two parts.
 
Lot 9473

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique United States history titles:

- Autobiography, Reminiscences and Letters by John Trumbull - Dated 1841 by Wiley and Putnam - Lacking original frontispiece, fold-out illustrations and plates.
- The Federalist, on the New Constitution by Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Madison and Mr. Jay - Dated 1842 by Glazier, Masters & Smith
- The Age of Reason Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Paine - Dated c1850 by uncredited publisher - Lacking title page. Includes first and second parts.
- The Pocket Companion; Every Man His Own Lawyer by A Gentleman of the Bar - Dated 1818 by S. Parmele - Extensive moisture indications and advanced age/wear.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show some age/wear indications, with rubbing and loss to the leather and cloth bindings, age-toning, moisture indications and detached boards/pages, among other wear.
 
Lot 9476

$25
This lot includes the group of American art reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some subjects include: Confederate soldier artists, Frans Hals, Southern Illinois coal, and landscapes. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9477

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles authored by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore:

- We Were Soldiers Once ... and Young by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway - Dated 1992 by Random House - This volume, complete with dust jacket, and signed by both authors on the title page, is an account of Ia Drang--"The battle that changed the war in Vietnam."
- We Are Soldiers Still by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway - Dated 1998 by Harper Collins - This stated first edition is complete with dust and signed by both authors on the title page. This volume recounts the authors' visit back to the Ia Drang Valley. Stated first edition.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in like-new condition, with light shelf wear to the jackets.
 
Lot 9478

$20
This lot includes the group of antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Included in this lot is Sir Walter Scott's Tales of My Landlord, volume one only. This volume is lacking the title page, and is a possible first edition. This volume measures 3" by 5", and credits Scott's imaginary editor, Jebediah Cleishbotham. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9480

$30
This lot includes the group of art reference books about artists' studies shown in the corresponding image(s). Some subjects include: Matisse, Shishkin, Max Weber, and Odilon Redon. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
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