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Lot 3311

$55

Title: The Haggadah: Executed by Arthur Szyk
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Cecil Roth
Publisher: "Massadah" and "Alumoth"
City: Jerusalem
Year: 1957
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 9.25" Height: 11.25"
Book Details: The Haggadah is a Jewish text that sets forth the order of the Passover Seder. Reading the Haggadah at the Seder table is a fulfillment of the Scriptural commandment to each Jew to "tell your son" of the Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt as described in the Book of Exodus in the Torah. ("And thou shalt tell thy son in that day, saying: It is because of that which the LORD did for me when I came forth out of Egypt. " Ex. 13:8)
Condition / Notes: Handsome volume is bound in blue suede with gilt lettering and ornamental design to spine. Front and back covers have gilt-stamped pictorial design depicting Kiddush goblet. Book is in excellent condition. This work contains 56 double-leaved pages with the Hebrew text, English translation on facing page, and numerous bright color illustrations by Arthur Szyk( 1894-1951), noted Polish-born graphic artist, book illustrator, stage designer and caricaturist. Both velvet-lined clamshell case and slipcase are well preserved.

Slipcase measures approximately 10.25" x 12.75".



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Lot 3312

$45

Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies, and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; A Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published: The Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great-Britain, for Near Half a Century during Which He Flourished
Author: James Boswell - James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck, was a lawyer, diarist, and author born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is best known for the biography he wrote of one of his contemporaries, the English literary figure Samuel Johnson, which the modern Johnsonian critic Harold Bloom has claimed is the greatest biography written in the English language.

Boswell's surname has passed into the English language as a term (Boswell, Boswellian, Boswellism) for a constant companion and observer, especially one who records those observations in print. "In A Scandal in Bohemia," Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes affectionately says of Dr. Watson, who narrates the tales, "I am lost without my Boswell."
Publisher: T. Cadell and W. Davies
City: London
Year: 1811
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in full leather with gilt lettering and ornamental designs to spines. Boards of first volume are detached, front board of third volume is detached, rear board of the same is detaching. Text blocks are intact. Previous owner's stamp appears on front pastedown. Pages show sporadic light foxing. Volumes are preserved in transparent plastic covers.

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Lot 3313

$45

Title: Little Indian Folk
Author: Therese O. Deming
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1899
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 11.75" Height: 8.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in illustrated paper-covered boards with red cloth backstrip. Book shows light soiling. Outside corners of boards displays minor loss of material. Hinges are cracked. Front flyleaf lacks lower outside corner. Annotation in ink bearing date 1927 appears at center of front flyleaf. Pencil markings are visible on title page, one plate verso, blank page at rear of volume and rear pastedown. Interior is otherwise clean and without markings. Frontispiece has small closed tear at bottom margin. This work contains "numerous full-page colour-plates after paintings in water-colour together with illustrations in black-and-white by Edwin Willard Deming.

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Lot 3314

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literary works shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Nearing Home: Comforts and Counsels for the Aged" (Presbyterian Board of Publications, 1868) by William E. Schenck, and "When London Burned: A Story of Restoration Times and the Great Fire" (Blackie & Son, n.d.) by G. A. Henty.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 3315

$55

Book Details: This lot includes the antique magazine compilation shown in the corresponding image(s). This volume of "Peterson's Magazine" contains issues from January to December, 1869. This work is well illustrated, with fold-out color fashion plates, dress patterns, music scores, poetry, as well as in-text and full-page b&w illustrations.

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Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in half leather with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows mild external wear, with narrow cracking along spine edges. Binding is sound. Text block is intact. Pages display sporadic foxing. Please note that fold-out plates may have separated panels and/or wear at folds.

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Lot 3316

$20

Details: Vintage and antique tobacciana, advertising, and antique souvenirs constitute this lot. Included are two ashtrays: a portable one, made of brass with a glass insert, by Grammes, Inc. of Allentown, PA. Roughly cube-shaped, it is about 2" on a side. The other ashtray is glass, shaped like a Army cap, and about 3.5" x 3" x 1.25". They are accompanied by an antique cardboard matchbox manufactured by Bryant & May of England. It still contains some of its original "vestas."

Other advertising includes an empty box of Gold Tip Gum, which came in cigarette form; and a large pin-back for Ruedi Wyrsch's Challenge Ski Race. The other pin-back shows baseball player Al Oliver, who played for the Texas Rangers in the late 1970s. Also included is an antique pillbox from Pennsburg, PA.

The porcelain souvenir plate (6") shows the No. 2 High School in Harrington, WA.

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Condition / Notes: These items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. Please note that the glass liner to the portable brass ashtray is cracked.



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Lot 3317

$225

Book Details: These eight handsome, large format books document the history of Jaguar sports cars. Models covered include the E-type, the XJ6, and saloon cars. Other books consider the history of Jaguar since 1945 and Jaguars in racing competitions. All are hardcovers, and most are profusely illustrated with black & white and color photographs. They come with their original dust jackets.

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Condition / Notes: These books are in very good or excellent condition.

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Lot 3318

$70

Title: A Treatise of Gavelkind, Both Name and Thing. Shewing the True Etymlogie and Derivation of the One, the Nature, Antiquity, and Original of the Other. With Sundry Emergent Observations, Both Pleasant and Profitable To Be Known of Kentish-Men and Others, Especially Such as Are Studious, Either of the Ancient Custome, or the Common Law of This Kingdome. By (a Well-Willer to Both) William Somner. The Second Edition Corrected from the Many Errors of the Former Impression. To Which Is Added, the Life of the Author, Written, Newly Revis'd, and Much Enlarged by the Present Lord Bishop of Peterborough
Author: William Somner
Publisher: F. Gyles, Woodman and D. Lyon, and C. Davis
City: London
Year: 1726
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: [14], 136, [4], 216 [8] pages
Width: 9" Height: 11"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique full-leather volume shows significant external wear, with loss of spine cover and peeling of covers on front and rear board. Rear board is detached. Binding is split at several points. Frontispiece is detached, as are final pages and index. Title page has red and black print. Pages display occasional light foxing, damp stains/soiling to edges of preliminary pages and water markings at rear of volume. Penultimate page shows loss at top margin (not affecting text of index) and last page exhibits loss of upper portion, with substantial loss of text.

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Lot 3319

$20

Title: Ice-Making Machines: The Theory of the Action of the Various Forms of Cold Producing or So-Called Ice Machines
Author: Charles Ernest Ledoux
Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company
City: New York
Year: 1902
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: lviii/190 pages plus 8 pages of publisher's catalogue
Width: 4" Height: 6"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce fifth edition, revised and transformed into English units by J. E. Denton, D. S. Jacobus and A. Riesenberger (Van Nostrand's Science Series, No. 46).

Antique volume is bound in green cloth with black lettering to spine and covers. Book is in excellent condition. This work contains numerous fold-out tables. Volume is preserved in transparent plastic cover.

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Lot 3320

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique books on books and literary history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Hemingway and Joyce: A Study in Debt and Payment" (Square Circle Press, 1984, in wrappers) signed by author Robert E. Gajdusek, a two-volume edition of "The Literature of the Middle Western Frontier" (Columbia U. P., 1925, ex-library) by Ralph Leslie Rusk, and "Index to Trevelyan's Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay (Cabinet Edition, 1878)" (Longmans, Green & Co., 1881.) by Perceval Clark.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 3321

$120

Book Details: Much of the history of the German automotive industry is conveyed in these fourteen attractive, large-format volumes. Subjects include iconic brands such as Volkswagen, BMW, and Porsche. Two books on Duesenberg, an American company with a German-sounding name, are also included. Most books are hardcovers with their original dust jackets.

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Condition / Notes: All of these books are in very good or excellent condition.

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Lot 3322

$90

Details: There are hundreds of immaculate First Day Covers (FDCs) in this vintage collection of philately, all of which date from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Each cover is preserved in its own glassine envelope.

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Condition / Notes: These postal covers are all in excellent condition.

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Lot 3323

$25

Details: There are five Topps football cards in this collection, all featuring famed quarterback Johnny Unitas of the Baltimore Colts. They have the following numbers: 1, 15, 25, 150, and 455.

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Condition / Notes: The large card shows a little light creasing across Unitas' face and left shoulder. Upper right-hand corner is bent. Card #25 (orange background) shows light creases near the bottom edge and lower right-hand corner. Card #150 (yellow goal-post) has tiny chipped corners. Otherwise, the cards are clean and attractive.

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Lot 3324

$45

Book Details: This large group of books on American history is anchored by four thick volumes of "Americana," the American historical magazine, with compilations for the years 1936-9. More focused works on the presidencies of Jackson, Fillmore, and incumbents between Hayes and McKinley are also part of this lot. Other books document the period 1620-1860, including the Revolutionary War. Special volumes on the American tour of Jacques Offenbach, the history of social work in America, and on the Pennsylvania Dutch, are also included. Notable authors include Eric Foner and Edmund Wilson.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 3325

$35

Title: Salome, the Daughter of Herodias: A Dramatic Poem
Author: J. C. Heywood
Publisher: Putnam
City: New York
Year: 1862
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 251 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Ex-library book shows moderate external wear, with minor loss at ends of spine and lightly bumped lower outside corners. Library markings in white can be seen in mid-section of spine. Binding is firm. Antique bookplates appear on pastedowns. Previous owner's inscription appears on front flyleaf. Rear flyleaf bears small library stamp. Library markings in pencil can be seen on title page. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings.

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Lot 3326

$300

Book Details: Much of this large group of literary history and reference concerns "Ulysses," "Finnegan's Wake," and the other works of James Joyce; and the rest of contains supporting material on the traditions from which he emerged. In addition to books directly about Joyce's writing are books on modernism, discussing Joyce, Eliot, and Pound; and references on Tennyson, epic poetry, Dickens, Hopkins, Beckett, and an annotated "Huckleberry Finn." Many of these volumes are well-kept hardcovers with their original dust jackets. Particularly attractive is Marina Warner's ambitious and masterful discussion of "The Arabian Nights."

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. Plase note that some of the volumes are lightly underlined or highlighted.


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Lot 3327

$10

Book Details: This large group of vintage and antiquarian reference books ranges from the practical to the philosophically speculative. On the utilitarian side are cookbooks, which cover Armenian, Belgian, Chinese, French, and Inuit cuisines. Also useful are books on English silver, Wedgwood pottery and china, and a three-volume set on antique furniture. This lot is particularly rich in books on language, and include guides to English surnames and to nicknames, a compendium of Arabic and Persian quotations, and dictionaries of international slurs and Esperanto. Of special interest is a 1948 dictionary of military slang by the esteemed lexicographer Eric Partridge. Two volumes, by James Sully (1902) and J.C. Gregory (1924) consider the nature of laughter.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 3328

$35

Title: Lectures on Education
Author: George Brewster
Publisher: John Bailhache
City: Columbus, Ohio
Year: 1833
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 359 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume lacks boards and shows significant wear to leather spine. Text block is intact. Title page and initial pages of text show staining along bottom edges. Small red stamps can be seen on verso of title page and final blank page (now detached). Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings.

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Lot 3329

$60

Title: The Melville Log: A Documentary Life of Herman Melville, 1819-1891
Author: Jay Leyda - Jay Leyda was an American avant-garde filmmaker and film historian, noted for his work on U.S, Soviet and Chinese cinema.

Leyda was born on February 12, 1910 in Detroit. He was a member of the Workers Film and Photo League in the early 1930s. He travelled to the Soviet Union in 1933 to study filmmaking at State Film Institute, Moscow, with Sergei Eisenstein. He participated in the filming of Eisenstein's lost film "Bezhin Meadow" (1935-37). When he returned to the United States in 1936 to become an assistant film curator at the Museum of Modern Art, he brought the only complete print of Eisenstein's "Battleship Potemkin." In the 1940s he translated Eisenstein's writings.

His "The Melville Log" (1951) was a day to day compilation of documents which he had painstakingly collected on the life of Herman Melville.

Leyda's wife, Si-lan Chen, a ballet dancer of international reputation, was the daughter of Eugene Chen, a colleague of the Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen. Leyda was invited in 1959 to work at the Film Archive of China in Beijing, where he stayed until 1964. His account of Chinese film history, "Dianying," was the first full length treatment to appear in English. Although he could use the basic (and now outdated) Chinese scholarship only in summary translations, Leyda's knowledge of film gave him still useful insights into individual films and techniques.

He was awarded the Eastman Kodak Gold Medal Award in 1984. He taught at New York University from 1973 until his death in New York on February 15, 1988 of heart failure. He was professor and dissertation advisor to noted film historian and theorist Tom Gunning. In 1981 he was a member of the jury at the 12th Moscow International Film Festival. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
City: New York
Year: 1951
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 7" Height: 10.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decorative design to spines. Books show very ight shelfwear. Bindings are firm. Interiors are clean and bright. Volumes have map endpapers. Work contains in-text and full-page illustrations.

Second volume is preserved in glassine cover.

Both volumes are contained in slipcase with portrait of Melville on side panel. Slipcase displays light soiling/staining. Bottom panel is beginning to separate along one edge.

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Lot 3330

$55

Book Details: This lot includes the volume of the Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office shown in the corresponding image(s). This is volume LIX, containing material from April 5 to June 28, 1892. Volume contains alphabetical lists of patentees, inventions, trade-marks and labels. Volume is profusely illustrated with in-text drawings.

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Condition / Notes: This volume is bound in gray cloth with stamped black lettering to spine.. Book shows external wear, with soiling to covers and edgewear. Binding is firm. Antique institutional bookplate appears on front pastedown. Pages are clean and without markings.

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Lot 3331

$10

Details: There are two stars of 1970s major league baseball represented by these two collectible Topps cards, catcher Johnny Bench of the Cincinnati Reds and third baseman Steve Garvey of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Bench's card is #95, his All-Star Rookie card. Garvey's card is #341, also from early in his career.

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Condition / Notes: These cards have not been professionally graded, but have been carefully preserved and are clean and in good condition overall without tears or creases. Please note that the Garvey card shows wear around the edges and corners, and has spots on it.

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Lot 3332

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique Roycroft publications shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the items in this collection are issues of the magazine The Roycrofter from the late twenties, ten booklets from the series "Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Philosophers," Wm. Marion Reedy's "The Law of Love" (1905, in suede covers), and a decoratively-bound edition of "The Liberators: Being Adventures in the City of Fine Minds" (1919) by Elbert Hubbard.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 3333

$475

Title: The Duke's Children: A Novel
Author: Anthony Trollope - Anthony Trollope was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote perceptive novels on political, social, and gender issues, and on other topical matters.

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, Limited
City: London
Year: 1880
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.5" Height: 7.75"
Book Details: "The Duke's Children" is a novel by Anthony Trollope, first published in 1879 as a serial in All the Year Round. It is the sixth and final novel of the "Palliser" series.
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in dark blue-green cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spines and stamped black ornamental designs to front and rear covers. Books show moderate external wear, with mild rubbing and fraying at edges and outside corners. Bindings are firm. Antique armorial bookplate can be seen on front pastedowns. Interiors display occasional smudging at margins. Books are preserved in clamshell cases with three-quarter leather, designed to look as if they were decoratively bound volumes with gilt lettering, raised bands and marbled edges. Cases exhibit minor scuffing at edges. Cloth interiors of cases are foxed.

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Lot 3334

$90

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible books on American travel & exploration shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "An Excursion to the Mammoth Cave, and the Barrens of Kentucky. With Some Notices of the Early Settlement of the State" (Thomas, Cowperthwait, and Co., 1840) by Rev. R. Davidson, "Boyd's Hotel Directory and Tourists' Guide" (John T. Boyd, Publisher, 1872, lacking spine cover, detached boards), and "Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures or Life in the West. To Which Will Be Added a View of the States and Territorial Regions of Our Western Empire: Embracing History, Statistics and Geography, and Description of the Chief Cities of the West" (J. & H. Miller, 1858, lacking covers) by John C. Van Tramp.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 3335

$45

Book Details: This large, splendid lot of highly collectible estate books is composed of favorably reviewed best sellers that convey much of twentieth century history. Many of the books are biographies or memoirs, illuminating the characters of the Wright brothers, Lindbergh, Churchill, Patton, Eisenhower, Truman, Khrushchev, Kennedy, among others. Also included are well-regarded, conventional historical narratives, including a three-volume set on the Army of the Potomac by Civil War historian Bruce Catton, and a fascinating analysis of the Battle of Midway by a captain and a commander in the Imperial Japanese Navy. Two novels are also part of this lot: a first edition of "Guard of Honor," by James Gould Cozzens, and a first edition (later printing) of "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" by John Le Carre. Most of these hardcover volumes have their original dust jackets.

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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.



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Lot 3336

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

- The Walter Gropius Archive: The Work of The Architects Collaborative by John C. Harkness, uncredited author Edited by John C. Harkness - Dated 1991 by Garland Publishing, Inc. Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No This is volume four covering the years 1945 - 1969.

Volume is bound in quarter blue cloth, with stamped silver lettering, over gray cloth boards with stamped black lettering. Book shows mild external wear. Binding is firm. Previous owner's name appears at top of front flyleaf. Interior is clean and bright. Lavishly illustrated with b&w photos, plans, and drawings.
- La nouvelle architecture: presentee en 20 exemples / Die neue Architektur: Dargestellt an 20 Beispielen/ The New Architecture: Examinated on 20 Examples by Alfred Roth, uncredited author Edited by Alfred Roth - Dated 1940 by Verlag Dr. H. Girsberger - First EditionVolume is bound in tan cloth with stamped black lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear, with fraying to edges and light soiling to covers. Binding is firm. Previous owner's name appears on front flyleaf. Interior is clean and without markings. Book is profusely illustrated with b&w photographs.

Trilingual in French, German and English.


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Lot 3337

$30

Title: The Life and Works of Goethe: with Sketches of His Age and Contemporaries from Published and Unpublished Sources
Author: George Henry Lewes -
George Henry Lewes was an English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. He became part of the mid-Victorian ferment of ideas which encouraged discussion of Darwinism, positivism, and religious scepticism. However, he is perhaps best known today for having openly lived with George Eliot, a soul-mate whose life and writings were enriched by their friendship, although they were never married.

Publisher: David Nutt
City: London
Year: 1855
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in three-quarter leather with velvet-covered boards. Spines have raised bands and gilt lettering and designs. Books show light shelfwear. Tightly-bound volumes have marbled endpapers and gilt top edges. Pages show occasional light foxing. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits and numerous plates.

Volumes are preserved in transparent plastic covers.

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Lot 3338

$40

Title: Johnny Appleseed and His Time: An Historical Romance. With Illustrations from Photographs, Woodcuts, Scenes of His Wanderings, His Autograph, with Many Other Interesting Pictures.
Author: Henry A. Pershing
Publisher: Shenandoah Publishing House, Inc.
City: Strasburg, Virginia
Year: 1930
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xx/379 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "To Edgar J. Pershing / with best regards of / Henry A. Pershing / July 15, 1931."

Antique volume is bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to front cover. Book shows external wear, with worm holes along front gutter, one small wormhole at bottom of rear gutter, and spotting along edges of covers. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and without markings. Work is illustrated with frontispiece and plates, as well as in-text illustrations.

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Lot 3339

$100

Details: Many, but not all, of the stamps in this vintage collection are in sheets, panes, or blocks, and most are unused and uncanceled. These all appear to be domestic stamps, and they are nicely sorted, clean, and well-organized in individual envelopes. Although these stamps cover a range of dates, the concentration is mid-20th century.

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Condition / Notes: These stamps are in very good condition.

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Lot 3340

$90

Book Details: This lot includes the privately-bound antique magazine compilation shown in the corresponding image(s). This volume contains issues of Graham's Magazine of Literature and Art from January to June 1843, and of Sargent's New Monthly Magazine, of Literature, Fashion, and the Fine Arts for the same period. Present in these numbers are texts by Edgar Allan Poe ("Our Amateur Poets. No. 1 - Flaccus" ), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("A Whisper from the Grave," "American Ballads: Arnold's Treason") with a portrait engraving of the author, Nathaniel Hawthorne ("Old Apple Dealer") and Oliver Wendell Holmes ("An Every-day Tale," "Fragment," "The Rustic and the Millionaire"). This book also contains hand-colored fashion and botanical plates.

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Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 3341

$45

Book Details: Six antiquarian books on agriculture and farming comprise this lot. All are compilations of "The Cultivator," a monthly magazine for farmers published in Albany, NY. These date from the 1840s.

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Condition / Notes: While the pages are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, these well-used books have detached boards and bindings in poor condition.

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