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Lot 7189

$100
Title: Popular Greenhouse Botany; Containing a Familiar and Technical Description of a Selection of the Exotic Plants Introduced into the Greenhouse
Author: Agnes Catlow
Publisher: Lovell Reeve (London)
Printing Year: 1858

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped purple cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of horticulture. The work is illustrated with numerous color plates. The volume shows external age/wear. Hinges are cracked and age-toned pages show occasional spotting. This is an ex-library copy with label to spine and stamp marks to front and rear endpapers, as well as on title page. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 6 3/4" and contains 311 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7190

$70
This lot includes the group of seven scrap books shown in the corresponding image. These scrap books contain vintage greeting cards, Shirley Temple clippings, as well as other Hollywood celebrities. One of these books contains postcards, newspaper clippings, magazine illustrations and various types of ephemera obtained during travel to Europe. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 7191

$45
This lot includes the group of antique advertising booklets and pamphlets shown in the corresponding image. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7192

$60
Title: The Conservationist
Author: Nadine Gordimer
Publisher: Jonathan Cape (London)
Printing Year: 1974 Signed First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in gilt-lettered brown cloth, this volume is a scarce first edition of the South African writer's Booker Prize-winning novel. "The Conservationist" explores Zulu culture and the world of a wealthy white industrialist through the eyes of Mehring, the antihero. The book is signed by the author on the half-title page. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket is in glassine cover. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 3/4" and contains 252 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7193

$110
Title: An Encyclopaedia of Agriculture: Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying Out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property; and the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture, Including All the Lastest Improvements; A General History of Agriculture in All ; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles
Author: J. C. Loudon
Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green (London)
Printing Year: 1831
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards, this antique set is a scarce botanical work by John Claudius Loudon (1783 - 1843), Scottish botanist, garden and cemetery designer, and garden magazine editor. Loudon was a prolific horticultural and landscape design writer. His first published was "The Encyclopedia of Gardening" in 1822. After its success, Loudon published this work in 1825. He founded the "Gardenerís Magazine," the first periodical devoted solely to horticulture, in 1826. A short time later, he commenced the "Magazine of Natural History" in 1828. This encyclopedia provides an excellent overview of early nineteenth-century farming. The work is profusely illustrated with in-text engravings. These handsome volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 5 3/4" x 8 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50

Lot 7194

$12
Title: Hand-Book of Railroad Securities, January, 1893: Description; Income; Prices; Dividends
Publisher: William B. Dana & Co., Publishers
Printing Year: 1893

Condition/Details: This antique oblong volume is a scarce financial reference work. The volume is disbound. Text block is intact and shows no markings. Damp stain appears on right corner of title page with faint staining to the same area throughout. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 4 3/4" and contains 235 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7195

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and modern gardening reference books shown in the corresponding image. This lot is part of a large consignment of botany and horticulture books that we will be selling throughout the day. 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. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 7196

$22
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues: Title: The Dearborn Independent
Issue Dates: 1920s
Approximate Number of Issues: 40

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50

Lot 7197

$120
Title: Orchids for Amateurs: Containing Descriptions of Orchids Suited to the Requirements of the Amateur, with Full Instructions for Their Successful Cultivation
Author: James Britten & W. H. Gower
Publisher: "The Country" Office (London)
Printing Year: circa 1879

Condition/Details: Bound in dark red cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering and floral design to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce study of orchid culture. The work is illustrated with many engravings of orchids. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 236 pages plus 23 pages of publisher's advertisements (including frontispiece advertisement). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7198

$10
This lot includes the antique and vintage sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a number of pieces from "Schirmer's Library," as well as titles such as "Singer's Complete Mandolin Method," "EZ Method for Ukulele and Ukele-Banjo," "Smith's Two Hundred Old Favorites for Mandolin or Violin," Mrs. Crosby Adam's "Graded Studies" for the piano, etc. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $23.50
Lot 7199

$55
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and modern books on ornithology shown in the corresponding image. This lot is part of a large consignment of botany and horticulture books that we will be selling throughout the day. 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. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 7200

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

- At the Gateway of the Mohawk - Dated 1905 by Schenectady Ry Co. - original wrappers, profusely illustrated
- Scenic Mount Lowe and Its Wonderful Railway by George Wharton James - Dated 1905 by Pacific Electric Railway (Los Angeles) - original wrappers, many illustrations
- Album of Erie Railway Scenery - This souvenir album contains only two of its original images
- West Shore Railroad Company First Morgage Guarantee Bond - Dated 1926
- Mohawk and Malone Railway Company Consolidated Gold Mortgage Bond - Dated 1902
- Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Company Stock Certificate - Dated 1966

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7201

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

- Universal Service: The Hope of Humanity by L. H. Bailey - Dated 1918 by Sturgis & Walton Company
- The Training of Farmers by L. H. Bailey - Dated 1909 by Century Co. - Inscription on front endpaper reads: "Father / From L. H. B. / Sept. 28 / 1909"
- The Horticulturalist's Rule-Book by L. H. Bailey - Dated 1892 by Rural Publishing Company - original wrappers, "second edition, revised"
- The Horticulturalist's Rule-Book by L. H. Bailey - Dated 1889 by Garden Publishing Company - wrappers
- RUS: Rural Uplook Service: A Preliminary Attempt To Register the Rural Leadership in the United States and Canada by L. H. Bailey - Dated 1918/ 1920 / 1925 / 1930 by Press of W. F. Humphrey (Geneva, NY) - 5 volumes (two copies of 1918 volume), subtitle for final two volumes reads "A Biographical Register of Rural Leadership..." and are edited by L. H. Bailey and Ethel Zoe Bailey

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 7202

$22
Title: Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine: Instrumental and Vocal Music for the Use of Temples
Publisher: Imperial Council for North America / Press of A. H. Kellogg
Printing Year: 1889

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce fraternal song book with full music scores. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 11 1/4" and contains 223 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7203

$50
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage greeting cards shown in the corresponding image. This material offers a wealth of Christmas and St. Valentine's motifs. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 7204

$12
This lot features the following group of antique newspaper issues:

Titles: The Boonville Herald (and Adirondack Tourist)
Issue Dates: 1880 - 1920
Approximate Number of Issues: 100

Notes: Most of these newspapers are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, soiling, tears, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50

Lot 7205

$250
Title: Zoology of New York; or, the New-York Fauna: Comprising Detailed Descriptions of All the Animals Hitherto Observed within the State of New-York, with Brief Notices of Those Occasionally Found near Its Borders, and Accompanied by Appropriate Illustrations
Author: James E. De Kay
Publisher: Carroll and Cook, Printers to the Assembly (Albany)
Printing Year: 1842 Parts V-VI

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of zoology within the "Natural History of New York" series. This particular volume is dedicated to shells, shell-fish, leaches, squids, crabs, lobsters, etc. Bright color plates appear at the rear of volume. The volume shows significant external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. Library bookplates and stamps appear on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 10" x 11 3/4" and contains 270/70 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50

Lot 7206

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of antique souvenir view books of French cities:

- Paris: Photographies en couleurs - No date provided by uncredited publisher - detached boards, postcards in accordion display format
- A Day at Versailles: Illustrated Guide - Dated 1932 by Braun & Cie
- Souvenir de Nice - No date provided by Baylone Freres (Nice)
- Monaco Monte-Carlo Album Souvenir - No date provided by Baylone Freres (Nice)
- Nancy Album Souvenir - No date provided by Impremeries Reunies (Nancy)
- Toul: 20 Cartes postales - No date provided by Maison de Magasins Reunis (Toul)
- Metz: Cartes postales detachables - No date provided by Imp. Levy Fils & Cie (Paris)
- Guide officiel de Nimes & du Gard - No date provided by Imprimerie L'Ideale (Nimes)
- Gourdon Circuit Album Artistique - No date provided by uncredited publisher
- Madame Tussaud's Exhibition: Official Guide and Catalogue 1933 - Dated 1933 by Madame Tussaud's Limited

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 7207

$10
Title: The Times Atlas of the World
Editor: John Bartholomew
Printing Year: 1955 - 1959
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt embossing, this folio set is a scarce mid-century edition of this classic atlas with an index-gazetteer. This handsome work is illustrated with bright color maps. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages that show slight rippling. Previous owners' names appear on front endpaper of each volume. The books measure approximately 12 3/4" x 19 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $32.50

Lot 7208

$12
This auction lot includes the following group of antique New York titles:

- Niagara Falls - Dated c. 1878, uncredited publisher - views in accordion format detached and laid in well-preserved decorative boards
- Sacandaga Park in the Foot-Hills of the Adirondacks: General Description of this Beautiful Resort on the Fond, Johnston & Gloversville R. R. Circa 1907, by Matthews-Northrup Works (Buffalo) - original wrappers, illustrated
- Clayton, New York: Center of the Wonderful Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence River - Dated 1926 by Clayton Chamber of Commerce - original wrappers, lavishly illustrated, fold-out map
- Kia-Ora Lodge: "On Our Own Water Front" - No date provided by Kia-Ora Lodge (Alexandria Bay, NY) - four-page pamphlet with three pictures of lodge and islands
- The Westminster Park Association of the Thousand Islands - Dated 1878 by Truair, Smith, Bruce, Printers and Bookbinders (Syracuse, NY) - original wrappers, engraved illustrations, fold-out map
- Washington's Birthday - Dated 1908 by The New Woodruff (Watertown, NY) - musical program and menu in wrappers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 7209

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of furnishing titles in their original wrappers:

- Vertical Filing Equipment - Dated 1921 by Art Metal Construction Co.
- Olson Rug "Magic" - No date provided by Olson Rug Company (Chicago) - freight tag, order form still attached
- Illustrated Premium List - Dated 1915 by The Art Publishers (Chicago)
- Better Homes and Gardens catalogue - No date provided by Better Homes and Gardens (Des Moines, Iowa)
- Hartman's Catalogue - No date provided by Hartman's (Chicago)
- Geo. J. Haberer's - Rocker - No date provided by Geo. J. Haberer's (Lowville, NY) - NOS, several copies of this bill with illustration of rocker
- Hard Maple Room Furniture - Dated 1929 by Manistee Manufacturing Co. (Manistee, Michigan)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7210

$10
Title: The Law of Personal Injuries Relating to Master and Servant
Author: W. F. Bailey
Publisher: Callaghan and Company (Chicago)
Printing Year: 1897 First edition of second volume I

Condition/Details: Bound in leather, this antique volume is a scarce legal reference work. This is the second volume of a two-volume set. The volume shows significant external age/wear, with detached boards and chipping to spine. The text block is intact with clean, unmarked pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains pages 593 - 1283. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7211

$30
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues: Titles:Aviation, Aeronautics, Scale Modeler, Air Progress, Air Training
Issue Dates: 1940s and 1950s (issues of "Scale Modeler" from late 1960s and early 1970s)
Approximate Number of Issues: 24

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50

Lot 7212

$12
Title: Devil, Maggot and Son
Author: Christopher Logue
Publisher: Peter Russell (Turnbridge Wells)
Printing Year: 1956 Inscribed Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers, this volume is a scarce autographed copy of this collection of poems by British poet Christopher Logue (b. 1926). Author's inscription on the front endpaper reads as follows: "To Jean and Jim / in lieu of a year's / (illegible word), food, company / and encouragement - / all of which have / meant much more / than any pride lets / me say, / (illegible word), Christopher." The volume shows external age/wear, with soiling to margins of cover and dent at foot of spine. The book is solidly bound with clean, uncut pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" and contains 50 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7213

$30
Title: The American Gardener's Assistant in Three Parts. Containing Complete Practical Directions for the Cultivation of Vegetables, Flowers, Fruit Trees, and Grape-Vines
Author: Thomas Bridgeman
Publisher: William Wood & Co.
Printing Year: 1872

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce horticultural guide. The work is illustrated with in-text and full-page engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear with chipping at the head and foot of spine. Binding is split at front hinge with mesh showing. Title page and preliminary pages are detached. Age-toned pages are clean. This is an ex-library copy. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 152/211/166 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7214

$16
Title: The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems
Author: Henry Ernest Dudeney
Publisher: William Heinemann
Printing Year: 1907 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with embossed white lettering and decorative design, this antique volume is a rare puzzle book. This unique book includes 110 puzzles, not as individual problems but as incidents in connected stories. The first 31 are amusingly posed by pilgrims in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales." Additional puzzles are presented using different characters.The work is illustrated by Paul Hardy et al. with many in-text engravings. The volume shows traces of taping to the spine and edges of front cover. Previous owner's signature and bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 195 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7215

$12
This antique postcard group includes the following:

Theme: These postcards feature sites in Eastern Canada, New England, Upstate New York, New Hampshire
Year Range: 1895 - 1930
Number of cards in this group: 50

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content and other attractive design elements. The cards are in good condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50

Lot 7216

$28
This lot includes the group of three antique (ribbon-bound) autograph books and scrapbook shown in the corresponding image. The former were used in earlier times to collect autographs and dedicatory texts from friends and acquaintances. Of the three, one contains 65 autographs and dates to the late nineteenth century; another is from 1926; and the last from the 1930s. The scrapbook is from Cortland, NY, and bears the date 1925 on several pieces of ephemera that have been tipped in. These are mostly related to various activities at the Cortland State Normal School. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7217

$24
Title: The Evolution of Horticulture in New England
Author: Daniel Denison Slade
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Printing Year: 1895 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards and bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce horticultural study. This handsome volume shows external age/wear, with chipping at head and foot of spine. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 180 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7218

$22
Title: My Own, My Native Land
Author: Thyra Samter Winslow
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
Printing Year: 1935 Stated First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of 13 short stories (12 of which appeared in the "New Yorker") by this Arkansas writer, journalist and critic for "Gotham Guide" magazine. The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Former owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper, as does a clipped-on newspaper clipping containing a review of this work. Original pictorial dustjacket is in mylar cover (with staining to dustjacket front cover and back flap lacking). The book measures approximately 6" x 8 1/4" and contains 299 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7219

$55
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and modern gardening reference books shown in the corresponding image. This lot is part of a large consignment of botany and horticulture books that we will be selling throughout the day. 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. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 7220

$30
Title: Around the World on a Bicycle: From Teheran to Yokohama
Author: Thomas Stevens
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1888 Volume II

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with decorative designs to front cover and spine, this antique volume is a scarce account of the author's journey around the world. This portion of the journey took place from March through December 1886, through Persia, Afghanistan, India, China and Japan. Volume II only of a two-volume set. The work contains a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author as well as many in-text and full-page illustrations. The volume shows external age/wear, with moisture markings to covers. The book is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 477 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7221

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Avifauna of Trinidad and Tobago by G. C. A. Junge and G. F. Mees - Dated 1961 by E. J. Brill (Leiden) - wrappers
- The Birds of Chile and Adjacent Regions of Argentina, Bolivia and Peru by A. W. Johnson - Dated 1965 by Platt Establecimientos Graficos, S. A. (Buenos Aires) - "with 100 Colour-Plates by J. D. Goodall"
- Introduction to the Birds of Jamaica by Lady Taylor - Dated 1955 by Macmillan and Co. - wrappers
- Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies by James Bond - Dated 1947 by Macmillan Company
- De Vogels van de Nederlandse Antillen by K. H. Voous - Dated 1955 by Natuurwetenschappelijke Werkgroep Nederlandse Antillen

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 7222

$100
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 7223

$24
This lot includes the group of antique horticulture catalogues shown in the corresponding image. These are advertising, seed/bulb catalogues. Of particular note is a fold-out containing color illustrations of Golden/Stark Delicious apples. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7224

$35
This lot features the following group of antique and vintage nature and animal magazine issues: Titles: Canary World, Gleanings in Bee Culture, Wildlife, The Dog News, Nature Magazine, Natural History, Sights and Scenes of the World
Issue Dates: Late nineteenth century, 1930s, 40s and 50s
Approximate Number of Issues: 50

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $39.50

Lot 7225

$10
This lot includes the group of vintage original and unused 4-H and flower show ribbons shown in the corresponding image. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7226

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique history titles:

- The War in South Africa: A Narrative of the Anglo-Boer War from the Beginning of Hostilities to the Fall of Pretoria by Captain A. T. Mahan - Dated 1900 by Peter Fenelon Collier & Son - large oblong volume, disbound
- The Life, Travels and Books of Alexander von Humbolt - Dated 1859 by Rudd & Carleton - Introduction by Bayard Taylor
- Rachel and the New World: A Trip to the United States and Cuba by Leon Beauvallet - Dated 1856 by Dix, Edwards & Co.
- A Guide to the West Indies and Bermudas by Frederick A. Ober - Dated 1908 by Dodd, Mead & Company - several fold-out maps and numerous photographs
- Eighth Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York - Dated 1850 by Weed, Parsons & Co., Public Printers (Albany)
- Something for Myself: For My Friends Known and Unknown by Rudyard Kipling - Dated 1937 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. - stated first edition in dustjacket
- Life and Letters of John Winthrop, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Company at Their Emigration to New England, 1630 by Robert C. Winthrop - Dated 1864 by Ticknor and Fields (Boston) - tissue-guarded engravings, four pages are loose
- Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributed to "The New York Tribune" by Charles T. Congdon - Dated 1888 by Worthington Co.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
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