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Lot 7302

$22
Title: The New Masonic Musical Manual Containing Odes, Chants, Male Quartets, Solos and Marches, Adapted to All the Ceremonies of the Fraternity, Also Organ Solos, Social Songs and Male Quartets, for Refreshment and Social Occasions, Selected from the Works of the Best Masters
Author: William H. Janes
Publisher: Macoy Publishing and Masonic Supply Co.
Printing Year: 1898

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed boards, this antique volume is a scarce Masonic song book with full music scores. The volume shows external age/wear, with most of spine lacking and bumped corners. The hinges have been reenforced and pages are clean and unmarked. The word "organ" appears written on the top right-hand corner of front cover. The book measures approximately 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" and contains 96 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7303

$22
This lot includes the group of die-cuts shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of birthday and greeting cards, as well as commercial advertisements such as the "New Home Sewing Machine." 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 7304

$20
Title: Horrocks-Ibbotson Co. Standard Catalog of Fishing Tackle
Publisher: Horrocks-Ibbotson Co. (Utica, New York)
Printing Year: 1941

Condition/Details: Bound in original wrappers, this vintage volume is a scarce illustrated price catalogue containing sections on rods, lines, reels, baits, flies, hooks (ringed and snelled), landing nets and bows, as well as a final section on miscellaneous items. Horrocks-Ibbotson was one of America's largest production rod companies for many years, competing head to head with Montague and South Bend. This company that came to be known as the World's Largest Manufacturer of Fishing Tackle traces its history to 1812 but did not become involved with fishing tackle until 1863 when an English immigrant named James Horrocks was hired as a clerk. In 1894, Edward Ibbotson was hired as an errand boy. Gradually the company acquired existing tackle companies. In 1905 the company built a new factory in Utica, New York and continued to grow until it was known throughout the world. The firm was incorporated in 1909 as the Horrocks-Ibbotson Co.

The work has numerous color illustrations. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. A hole has been made to the upper left-hand corner from which to hang this copy. A 1933 statement from Horrocks-Ibbotson Co.is laid in. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" and contains 94 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7305

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of antique historical titles in decorative binding:

- Aunt Charlotte's Stories of American History by Charlotte M. Yonge & H. Hastings Weld - Dated 1883 by D. Appleton and Company - Illustrated; ex-library bookplate to front endpaper, traces of pocket on rear endpaper
- Heroes of Three Wars by Captain Willard Glazier - Dated 1882 by Hubbard Brothers, Publishers (Philadelphia) - Illustrated

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 7306

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

- The Old Mohawk Turnpike Book by Nelson Greene - Dated 1924 by Nelson Greene / Press of the Journal and Courier (Little Falls, NY) - original wrappers
- Digest of Penal Law and Criminal Procedure: New York State Troopers, Department of State Police by Albert B. Moore - Dated 1925 by J. B. Lyon, Printers (Albany) - original wrappers
- The Social Preparation for "The Kingdom of God" - Dated 1918 by Church Socialist League - wrappers, Volume V, Number 4
- Ordinances and By-Laws of the Village of Turin - Dated 1874 by W. D. Holden, Book, Job and Card Printer (Turin, NY) - wrappers
- Lewis County Prohibition Conference - Dated 1894 by Prohibition Committee (Lowville, NY) - original wrappers
- Troy Trow Boat Line Freight Ticket - Dated 1837

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 7307

$175
Title: Agriculture of New York: Comprising an Account of the Classification, Composition and Distribution of the Soils and Rocks, and the Climate and Agricultural Productions of the State; Together with Descriptions of the More Common and Injurious Species of Insects
Author: Ebenezer Emmons
Publisher: C. Van Benthuysen
Printing Year: 1854 Volume V

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce entomological work within the "Natural History of New York" series. This volume offers detailed analyses of various types of insects. The work is illustrated with numerous tissue-guarded color plates. The volume shows significant external age/wear. Binding is split. Age-toned pages show damp stain to bottom outside corners that do not affect text or images. Library bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 11 3/4" and contains xi/371 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50

Lot 7308

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

- The Palomino Horse by Doreen Martin Norton - Dated 1949 by Borden Publishing Company (Los Angeles) - Stated first edition in dustjacket
- Harper's Magazine March 1916 - Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards
- The Cornhill Magazine Vol. XX. July to December, 1869 - Dated 1869 by Smith, Elder & Co. (London) - Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards
- The Cornhill Magazine Vol. XXI January to June, 1870 - Dated 1870 by Smith, Elder & Co. (London) - Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards
- The Official National Survey Maps with Descriptive and Historical Guide for All Eastern United States by Lawton V. Crocker - Dated 1927 by National Survey Co. (Chester, Vermont) - leatherette binding

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 7309

$45
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 7310

$35
Title: Life of Joseph Brant-Thayendanegea, including the Border Wars of the American Revolution, and Sketches of the Indian Campaigns of Generals Harmar, St. Clair, and Wayne and Other Matters Connected with the Indian Relations of the United States and Great Britain, from the Peace of 1783 to the Indian Peace of 1795
Author: William L. Stone
Publisher: Phinney & Co. (Buffalo, NY)
Printing Year: 1851 Volume II

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce historical biography and military history. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait, engravings and a plate depicting "order of battle" and "order of march." The volume shows external age/wear. Front hinge is cracked. Age-toned pages show foxing throughout with staining to title page and other initial pages. Antique library markings appear exclusively on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 537/lxiv pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7311

$10
This lot features the following group of antique and vintage radio magazine issues: Titles: QST, Radio News, Bell Laboratories Record
Issue Dates: 1930s & 1960s
Approximate Number of Issues: 48

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: $27.50

Lot 7312

$14
This lot includes the group of New York state railroad 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: $6.50
Lot 7313

$50
This lot includes the group of lead paint advertising ephemera shown in the corresponding image. Among the items in this lot are a sample brochure of the American Seal Paints in excellent condition (in its original 1902 envelope, with tissue guards fully intact), a sample brochure for The Heath & Miligan Climax Buggy Paint, as well as brochures for Devoe Lead-and-Zinc Paint. 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 7314

$14
Title: The Heiress
Author: T. S. Arthur
Publisher: Henry F. Anners
Printing Year: 1845 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped light brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce novel by popular realist American author Timothy Shay (T.S.) Arthur (1809 – 1885). The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show occasional spotting. Previous owners' names appear on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6" and contains 141 pages plus 24 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7315

$50
Title: How to Plan, Finance and Build Your Home
Publisher: Architects' Small House Service Bureau
Printing Year: 1920

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed gray cloth with small color pastedown of a small cottage in the center of front cover, this antique folio is a scarce collection of plans for housing published for the Southern Pine Association, New Orleans. The book contains an endorsement from the president of the American Institute of Architects and offers floor plans for three-, four-, five- and six-room houses, with drawings of finished houses. The volume shows external age/wear, with spine detaching and minor rippling to the bottom and top edges of pages (most visible on final pages). This book is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. Ex-library markings can be seen on spine and front endpaper. The book measures approximately 11" x 16" and contains 155 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7316

$20
This antique and vintage postcard group includes the following:

Theme: United States travel and souvenir postcards with a number of good western United States pieces and two real-photo postcards of a "scene after the flood, Austin, Pa." One postcard shows the Raton Tunnel, "the highest point on the Santa Fe between Trinidad, Colorado and Raton, New Mexico."
Year Range: 1895 - 1960
Estimated 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: $6.50

Lot 7317

$30
Title: Wallace Nutting Pictures: Expansible Catalog: Being Studies in America and other Lands of Aspects in the Life of the Fathers and the Country Life of to-day. The pictures are made on platinum paper and are colored by hand. This book is mere a key of the subjects.
Publisher: Wallace Nutting, Incorporated
Printing Year: 1915

Condition/Details: Bound in light blue cloth with black lettering on front cover, this antique volume is a scarce order catalogue for pictures of the American photographer, artist, and antiquarian Wallace Nutting. The catalogue was designed so that supplements could be inserted, as they were delivered to the holder of the catalogue (stated to be the property of the publishers and simply on loan to the recipient of said supplementary material) and a number of loose pages do indeed accompany this volume. The work is illustrated with bright photographs covering a wide range of subjects. The volume shows external age/wear, with soiling to covers, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 7 1/4" x 10 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7318

$18
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues: Title: The Outlook
Issue Dates: 1898 - 1921
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: $8.50

Lot 7319

$40
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 7320

$20
This lot includes the antique scrap book shown in the corresponding image. This volume contains postcards, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, etc. These pieces of ephemera have been pasted onto the pages of the R. G. Dun & Co. Mercantile Agency reference book of March 1929, with a number of the pages still intact and legible. Front hinge is cracked. 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: $14.50
Lot 7321

$18
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage seed catalogs shown in the corresponding image. The following are present: "American Bulb Company Flower Seeds" (a catalog for each of the years 1926-1928); Vaughan's Gardening Illustrated 1929 (Vaughan's Seed Store, Chicago); "The Roses of New Castle" (1916, Heller Brothers Co., New Castle, Indiana); "Star Roses" (1927, Conrad-Pyle Co. - Star Rose Growers, West Grove, Pennsylvania); and "Kunderd Gladioli 1929" (A. E. Kunderd, Goshen, Indiana). These catalogues show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. All are intact and whole. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7322

$24
Title: Chase Fruit and Flowers in Natural Colors: Photographic Reproductions True to Life
Publisher: Chase Brothers Company (Rochester, New York)
Printing Year: 1922

Condition/Details: Bound in olive green cloth with gilt embossing to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce nursery catalogue. The work is illustrated with many handsome color plates. The volume shows external age/wear, with bumped corners. The book is solidly bound. Several pages have been marred by dampness, with tears to surface of pages due to stuck pages being pulled apart. The book measures approximately 8" x 11" and contains 138 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7323

$80
This lot includes the group of Victorian litho trade cards shown in the corresponding image. Among the items present are Arm & Hammer litho trading cards and two sets of framed cards. 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 7324

$28
This lot includes the group of antique railroad ephemera shown in the corresponding image. Among the companies whose names appear on this material are the following: Glenfield & Western R. R. Co.; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; New York Central & Hudson; and Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway Co. Letters from the State of New York Board of Railroad Commissioners from the late nineteenth century appear in this group, as does correspondence from various railroad workers' associations. There are also a large quantity of shipping orders (bills of lading) in this lot. This exhaustive collection should provide valuable information to the railroad historian. 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: $14.50
Lot 7325

$35
Title: The Winnipeg Country; or, Roughing it with an Eclipse Party
Author: "A Rochester Fellow"
Publisher: Cupples, Upham, & Company
Printing Year: 1886

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce account of a Canadian expedition. The author is identified only as "A Rochester Fellow." Peel 3 #410. Whale #1349 states: "The narrative of a trip to Manitoba by American entomologist Samuel Scudder, a trip taken to witnesss a famous eclipse from a vantage point north of Winnipeg. Scudder, a fine American scientist, offers excellent observations on 1885 Red River and its inhabitants. With some first class photography." Locale: Manitoba; Red River; Saskatchewan River.

The work is illustrated with many bright full-page engravings, photographic plates and a well-preserved fold-out map at the rear. The volume shows external age/wear, with moistures markings along bottom portions of side edges of covers. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. Small library stamp appears on half-title page. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 1/4" and contains 144 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7326

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

- An Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences by Albert G. Mackey - Dated 1924 by Masonic History Company - 2 volumes
- The History of Freemasonry: Its Antiquities, Symbols, Constitutions, Customs, Etc. Derived from Official Sources throughout the World by Robert Freke Gould et al.- Dated circa 1890, John C. Yorston & Co., Publishers - Volume III
- The Poetry of Freemasonry by Rob Morris - Dated 1895 by Macoy Publishing and Masonic Supply Co.
- Freemasonry: What, Whence, Why, Whither by Sir John A. Cockburn - No date provided by Masonic Record, Limited (London)
- Unwritten Laws in Freemasonry by "Hazlitt" - Dated 1925 by Masonic Record, Limited (London)
- The Untrodden Paths of Masonic Research by Gilbert W. Daynes - Dated 1924 by Masonic Record, Limited (London)
- The Old Charges by Rev. Herbert Poole - Dated 1924 by Masonic Record, Limited (London)

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
Lot 7327

$45
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: $18.50
Lot 7328

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of three vintage children's films shown in the corresponding image. The two 16mm films are "Walt Disney character films"; the 8mm film is a product of Castle Films and is entitled "Three Little Bruins in the Woods." All three films appear in pictorial boxes. 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 material is more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 7329

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage German-language science books shown in the corresponding image. The subject matter covered ranges from bacteriology to fauna. All are ex-library copies with the standard markings. 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: $15.50
Lot 7330

$10
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage Christian periodicals shown in the corresponding image. Among the titles in this lot are: The Sunday School Advocate, The Little Christian, Forward, The Churchman, Comprehensive Quarterly, Christian Herald, The Quaker, Missionary Review, The Religious Monthly and Entertaining Family Visitor, The Portal, The Catholic Sun, and St. Anthony's Monthly. 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: $27.50
Lot 7331

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and modern books on gardening and botany 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 7332

$20
This lot includes the group of four signed originals by Wallace Nutting shown in the corresponding image. Wallace Nutting (1861 - 1941) was a U.S. minister, photographer, artist, and antiquarian, who is most famous for his pictures. He also was an accomplished author, lecturer, furniture maker —some of whose reproductions pass as antiques— antiques expert, and collector. His atmospheric photographs helped spur the Colonial Revival style.

Three of these photographs are framed. Water marking can be seen on the largest of these. The fourth photograph shows a tear to one of the corners of the mat.

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 7333

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The History of the Rose by Roy E. Shepherd - Dated 1978 by Earl M. Coleman - dustjacket
- Begonias by Bessie Raymond Buxton - Dated 1939 by Hale, Cushman & Flint - ex-library, title in "The Gardener's Library" series
- Commercial Violet Culture by B. T. Galloway - Dated 1914 by A. T. De La Mare Ptg. & Pub. Co. Ltd.
- The Flowers and Their Story by Hilderic Friend - Dated 1972 by Singing Tree Press (Detroit) - Reprint of the 1907 edition
- The Flower Garden, or Chapters on Flowers by Charlotte Elizabeth - Circa 1880 by Dodd, Mead, Publishers
- The Young Florist; or, Conversations on the Culture of Flowers, and on Natural History, with Numerous Engravings, from Original Designs by Joseph Breck - Dated 1988 by OPUS Publications - Reprint of the 1833 edition

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: $7.50
Lot 7334

$140
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage calendars 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 7335

$22
Title: The Geology of the Susquehanna River Region in the Six Counties of Wyoming, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, and Northumberland
Author: I. C. White
Publisher: Board of Commissioners fro the Second Geological Survey (Harrisburg)
Printing Year: 1883

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce geological report on a region of Pennsylvania. The work is illustrated with "a colored geological map in two sheets; and 31 plates in the text." Well-preserved maps are laid in the pocket in the rear. The volume shows external age/wear. Front hinge is splitting. Age-toned pages are clean and unmarked. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 3/4" and contains 464/6 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 7336

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles illustrated by Gustave Dore:

- The Dore Bible Gallery, Containing One Hundred Superb Illustrations and a Page of Explanatory Letter-Press Facing Each - Dated 1888 by Belford, Clarke & Co. (Chicago) - decorative binding, gilt edges
- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in Seven Parts by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Dated 1889 by Henry Altemus (Philadelphia) - decorative binding, gilt edges, marginal water markings to front board, lateral edges of boards

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: $10.50
Lot 7337

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of ornithological titles:

- A Lifetime with the Birds: An Ornithological Logbook by Earle R. Greene - Dated 1966 by Earle R. Greene
- In Memoriam J. Southgate Y. Hoyt: The Life of an Ornithologist with Excerpts from His Journals - Dated 1958 by Sally Foresman Hoyt
- Mr. Audubon's Lucy by Lucy Kennedy - Dated 1957 by Crown Publishers
- How to Tell the Birds from the Flowers: A Manual of Flornithology for Beginners by Robert Williams Wood - Dated 1907 by Paul Elder and Company (San Francisco) - Verses and illustrations, spine has taping
- Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright - Dated 1936 by Macmillan Company - "with eighty full-page plates by Louis Agassiz Fuertes"
- The Birds about Us by Charles Conrad Abbott - Dated 1895 by J. B. Lippincott Company - this book is disbound, some pages are loose
- Names and Portraits of Birds Which Interest Gunners with Descriptions in Language Understanded of the People by Gurdon Trumbull - Dated 1888 by Harper & Brothers - disbound, lacks spine

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: $10.50
Lot 7338

$35
This lot includes the antique and vintage music ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This lot contains three antique "Edison Gold Moulded Records," a scrap book with violin-related clippings, instruction and song books, librettos, 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: $29.50
Lot 7339

$45
Title: Hints on Landscape Gardening
Author: Prince von Puckler-Muskau
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Printing Year: 1917

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed spine with paper boards, this antique volume is a scarce horticultural work by Prince Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von Pückler-Muskau (1785 - 1871), a German nobleman, who was an excellent artist in landscape gardening and wrote widely appreciated books, mostly about his travels in Europe and Northern Africa (under the pen name "Semilasso").

This is a translation by Bernhard Sickert of the still famous "Andeutungen über Landschaftsgärtnerei" (1834, "Remarks on Landscape Gardening"), the only book he published under his name. This volume has been edited by Samuel Parsons. The work contains a tissue-guarded frontispiece, numerous illustrations and maps, including a fold-out map laid into rear pocket. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. Library stamp impression is visible at the bottom of half-title page; previous owners' names appear on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 196 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

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