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Lot 3342

$80

Details: This varied lot of antique ephemera includes tintypes and other photographs, correspondence, many wedding and anniversary invitations and announcements, a legal paper, and the hand-written lyrics to Civil War songs. This material is from the Mitchell family of Ithaca, NY, and most of the wedding invitations are from that area (including Brooktondale and Lansing). A handful from outside the region look distinctly posh, especially one to a wedding at St. Paul's Cathedral.

The legal paper discusses power of attorney, and is dated 1844. Also included is a letter written and postmarked from Defiance, OH in 1849.

Among the photographs are three tintypes. A large one (6.5" x 8.5") is hand-colored.

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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 cased photographs -- and their cases -- are in poor condition.


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Lot 3343

$20

Title: General Catalogue of Double Stars within 121 (Degrees) of the North Pole
Author: S. W. Burnham - Sherburne Wesley Burnham was an American astronomer.

He worked at Yerkes Observatory. All his working life, he served during the day as a court reporter and was an amateur astronomer, except for four years as a full-time astronomer at Lick Observatory.

He served as a military stenographer in the Union Army in the Civil War. In 1873 - 1874, he produced a catalog of double stars. He became a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He continued to identify double stars and later published the General Catalogue of 1290 Double Stars. In 1906, he published the Burnham Double Star Catalogue, containing 13,665 pairs of double stars.

For more than fifty years he spent all his free time observing the heavens, principally concerning himself with binary stars. Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve and Otto Wilhelm von Struve had catalogued a good number of binary stars working at the Observatories of Dorpat and Pulkovo and using 23- and 38-cm telescopes. During the 1840s it was believed that essentially all the binary stars visible to the instruments of the day had been discovered. Burnham, with his 15-cm instrument, found 451 new ones from 1872 to 1877. The quality of his work opened the doors of observatories for him and he had access to more powerful instruments at Lick, Yerkes and other observatories. He is credited with having discovered 1340 binary stars.

Burnham discovered the first example of, what would be called a-half century later, a Herbig-Haro object: Burnham's Nebula (now labeled as HH255).

He received the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1894.

The lunar crater Burnham and asteroid 834 Burnhamia were named in his honour.

(Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: The Carnegie Institution of Washington
City: Washington, D.C.
Year: 1906
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 9.75" Height: 11.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volumes lack boards and spine covers. Ex-library books show light soiling to flyleaves. Rear flyleaves have large letter D and small red library stamp. Text blocks are intact. Name of library is stamped to edges of text blocks. Title pages display library markings. Pages are clean and without markings.

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Lot 3344

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a revised and enlarged edition of "Christian Purity; or the Heritage of Faith" (Eaton & Mains, 1897) by Rev. R. S. Foster, and "What Is True Religion? And Other Addresses" (Fleming H. Revell Company, 1923, ex-library) inscribed by author Robert J. MacAlpine.

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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 3345

$1450
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- A Historical Discourse, Delivered before the Citizens of Concord, 12th September, 1835. On the Second Centennial Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town by Ralph Waldo Emerson - Dated 1835 by G. F. Bemis, Printer - First Edition - Emerson's first separately published substantial publication, preceded only by the pamphlet and broadside printings of his 1832 "Letter from the Rev. R. W. Emerson, to the Second Church and Society." The rarity of this publication is said to be explained by the small number of copies and a fire in the town clerk's office that destroyed many of them.In his Life of Emerson, Ralph L. Rusk writes that the Discourse "...amounted to his inaugural address as a Concordian..." Even with ancestral roots in Concord, and though having spent some time there, Ralph Waldo Emerson did not become a settled resident of the town until 1834. After initially boarding with his step-grandfather, the Reverend Ezra Ripley, Emerson purchased his own house. Some say that he did not feel accepted within the town until the early summer of 1835, when he was invited to speak at the town's bicentennial celebration. Rusk continues: "By the end of June, Emerson was engaged to prepare the oration. He spent some weeks in serious work. He borrowed the proof sheets of the local history Lemuel Shattuck was about to publish, hunted up survivors of the Concord Fight, and took quantities of notes...It was probably the greatest effort Emerson ever made at gathering and checking facts in the manner of a scholar...When Shattuck became nervous over the danger that things he contributed would be published in the address before his history could appear, Emerson tried to impress this benefactor with the extent of his own original investigations." It has been said that he "...went back to Johnson, Hubbard, 'Mourt,' Winthrop, Josselyn, Cotton Mather, and other early New England historical writers, and consulted printed town records." As Rusk states, "This meant that Emerson had made a serious attack on the available sources." The address was successful, and as Rusk writes, "probably no other subject would have served Emerson better as a passport to the good graces of the town." (Historical information courtesy of the University of South Carolina, the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society and The Month at Goodspeed's Book Shop)

This work is bound with "A History of the Town of Concord" and "Review of a History of Concord from the North American Review, No. XCI."
- A History of the Town of Concord; Middlesex County, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to 1832; and of the Adjoining Towns, Bedford, Acton, Lincoln, and Carlisle; Containing Various Notices of County and State History, Not Before Published by Lemuel Shattuck - Dated 1835 by Russell, Odiorne, and Company - First EditionAntique volume has been rebound in brown cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light external wear. Binding is tight. Volume has new endpapers. Pages display sporadic light foxing. Well-preserved frontispiece map of Concord measures 19.5" x 23" when folded out. The map has been backed with linen, with a few small tears located near the intersections of its creases. The title page has been professionally restored, and displays minor chipping at its right edge along with a library stamp from a historical society

This volume is bound together with "Review of a History of Concord from the North American Review, No. XCI" and "A Historical Discourse, Delivered before the Citizens of Concord, 12th September, 1835. On the Second Centennial Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town." by Ralph Waldo Emerson (see entry).


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Lot 3346

$15

Details: This group of varied vintage and antique estate ephemera includes a dozen publications from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, including exhibition catalogs; an 1894 temperance booklet; a contemporary sermon preached on the Civil War; the official guidebook to the inauguration of President Bill Clinton; an unused, NOS 1914 scrapbook for "School Memories," with a smart, half-suede binding; a booklet on early New England graveyards; a yearbook for the University of Virginia's Class of 1971; an historical booklet on Northampton, Massachusetts; a 1941 almanac of Delaware County, Pennsylvania; and two limited edition booklets from the Jenkins Publishing Company of Austin, Texas -- among many other items.

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



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Lot 3347

$25

Book Details: This collection of six antiquarian children's books includes a Victorian compilation, "Frank Leslie's Chatterbox" (1884); "The Brownies: Their Book," by Palmer Cox (1887); a 1902 tracing activity book, a 1932 book about animals, a 1934 book of magic tricks, and a 1948 coloring book.

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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 3348

$10

Book Details: This group of vintage and antiquarian books on books contains a real gem: a 1928 description of the "Bohemian Literary and Social Life in Paris: Salons, Cafes, Studios." Other aspects of literary history covered by this lot include a study of Poland's national poet, Adam Mickiewicz; a collection of medieval Hebrew poems; the two-volume set, "The Amberly Papers," by Bertrand and Patricia Russell; and studies of T.S. Eliot, Herman Melville, Hegel, the early American novel, and the novel of violence in America.

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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 3349

$90

Title: Maserati: Catalogue Raisonne, 1926-1984
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Gianni Cancellieri, Giovanni Lurani
Publisher: Automobilia
City: Milan
Year: 1984
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 10" Height: 11.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Set is bound in red cloth with stamped white lettering to spine and company logo stamped in white on front covers. Work is profusely illustrated. Books, dust jackets and slipcase are in excellent condition.


Slipcase measures approximately 10" x 11.75".

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Lot 3350

$110

Title: Porsche: Catalogue Raisonne, 1947-1987
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Stefano Pasini, Stefano Solieri
Publisher: Automobilia
City: Milan
Year: 1987
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 10" Height: 11.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Set is bound in black cloth with silver lettering to spines and company logo stamped in silver on front covers. Books and dust jackets are in excellent condition. This work is profusely illustrated. Texts are trilingual in Italian, English and French.


Slipcase measures approximately 10.25" x 12".

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Lot 3351

$50

Title: What So Proudly We Hailed
Author: Emile Gauvreau
Publisher: The Macaulay Company
City: New York
Year: 1935
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 246 pages
Width: 7.5" Height: 10"
Book Details: "Emile Gauvreau, famous newspaper editor and author, went to Russia on a journey of investigation. He left a crowded, demanding desk (his newspaper has the fourth largest circulation in the United States) and slipped down the harbor for Moscow. What he found in Russia during his brief stay he reports faithfully, with his particularly incisive insight and poignant sense of historicity, as the first half of his picture book.
Then he describes his return to a disk which has piled up in the interim with the stories enacted in the daily news of his own country. He wades through the galley proofs as they come into his office. Murders, suicides, gang wars, strikes, vice crusades, lynchings, rapes, bank and munitions investigations - the full merry go-round of the more despairing American frieze, which seems hourly to be crumbling, is hammered and vigorously." (From text on front dust jacket flap).
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in tan cloth with lettering alternately in black and tan against red background with decorative blue squares. Pages show light age toning. Book is otherwise in excellent condition. This work is illustrated with b&w photographs.

Price-clipped color dust jacket is well preserved. Jacket illustration was designed by Austrian-born artist and illustrator Richard A. Loederer (1894-1981), who participated in the Works Progress Administration.

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Lot 3352

$10

Book Details: This large collection of literary history is particularly rich in biographies of writers, particularly of the 20th century. Most of these books are relatively recent hardcovers with dust jackets in good condition. Earlier writers discussed include Byron and Shelley, the Brontes, Ellen Glasgow, and Radclyffe Hall. Other books discuss the history of two of the most influential magazines of the twentieth century, the "New Yorker" and "The Reader's Digest." A couple of the more analytical books are by Henry and Anne Paolucci.

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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 3353

$35

Details: Culinary ephemera and food-related items populate this lot, which includes souvenir sugar cubs, an old matchbook, "Edith Bunker's 'All in the Family' Cookbook" (1971), and advertising pamphlets. Striking graphics and colorful chromolithographs are featured on some of these.

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



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Lot 3354

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a leather-bound Holman's edition of the Holy Bible (A. J. Holman & Co., 1872, with loss of spine cover and taping), with genealogical information relating to the Nash family, the German-language bible "Die Bibel, oder die ganze heilige Schrift des alten und neuen Testaments" (Amerikanische Bibel-Gesellschaft, 1867) and "The Second Advent, or Coming of the Messiah in Glory, Shown To Be a Scripture Doctrine and Taught by Divine Revelation, from the Beginning of the World" (D. Fenton & S. Hutchinson, 1815, with detached front board).

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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 3355

$250

Book Details: This collection of literary history provides an education in essential aspects of 20th century modernism. Books by and about other authors (e.g., William Blake) are present, but the focus is on William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, W.H. Auden, and Samuel Beckett. Background material on the Greek philosophies that influenced them is included. Many volumes by noted critic Hugh Kenner are furnish analysis of this period.

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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 3356

$80

Title: Field Work
Author: Seamus Heaney - Seamus Heaney is an Irish poet, playwright, translator, lecturer and recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born at Mossbawn farmhouse between Castledawson and Toomebridge, he now resides in Dublin.

Other awards that Heaney has received include the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize (1968), the E. M. Forster Award (1975), the PEN Translation Prize (1985), the Golden Wreath of Poetry (2001), T. S. Eliot Prize (2006) and two Whitbread Prizes (1996 and 1999). He has been a member of Aosdána since its foundation and has been Saoi since 1997. He was both the Harvard and the Oxford Professor of Poetry and was made a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres in 1996. Heaney's literary papers are held by the National Library of Ireland. On 6 June 2012, he was awarded the Lifetime Recognition Award from the Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry.

Robert Pinsky observes of Heaney, "with his wonderful gift of eye and ear Heaney has the gift of the story-teller". Robert Lowell called him "the most important Irish poet since Yeats" and many others, including the academic John Sutherland, have echoed the sentiment that he is "the greatest poet of our age". (courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
City: New York
Year: 1979
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 65 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first U.S. printing of this poetry collection signed and dated 12 March 1981 by author Seamus Heaney.

Small tear appears on fore edge of rear flyleaf. Book and dust jacket are otherwise in excellent condition. Jacket is now preserved in mylar.

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Lot 3357

$175

Title: 17th and 18th Century Ship Models from the Kriegstein Collection
Author: Arnold Kriegstein, Henry Kriegstein
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Florence, Oregon
Year: 2007
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 215 pages
Width: 12.5" Height: 10.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: These new, lavishly illustrated books are still in their original shrink-wrap, and are in excellent condition. (The shrink-wrap has been removed from two books so they could be photographed.)

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Lot 3358

$200

Book Details: These twelve handsome large format books document the history of a superb Italian maker of racing and road cars, Ferrari. Particular books focus on the Ferrari Daytona, the Testa rossa, the Tipo 166, the Dino, and the GTB. One large paperback gives the specifications for the Spyder California. All other volumes are hardcovers, and 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 3359

$30

Details: There are three Topps football cards featuring quarterback Fran Tarkenton in this group, all from his years with the New York Giants. Two are #161 and one is #80.

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Condition / Notes: These cards have not been professionally graded, but have been carefully preserved and are, overall, in very good condition with no tears, creases, fading. Bottom right corner of card on right and bottom left corner of center card have been bent.

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Lot 3360

$70

Title: Mercedes-Benz: Catalogue Raisonne, 1886-1986
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Jurgen Lewandowski
Publisher: Automobilia
City: Milan
Year: 1985
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 10.25" Height: 11.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Set is bound in blue cloth with stamped white lettering to spines and white Merecedes emblem to front covers. Books are in excellent condition. This work is profusely illustrated.

Text is in Italian.

Dust jackets show light shelfwear. Slipcase, measuring approximately 10.25" x 11.75", is well preserved.

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Lot 3361

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on French and English history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a three-volume edition of "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte. From the French of M. Fauvelet de Bourrienne by John S. Memes and a World Painting of the Battle of Waterloo by Sir Edward Creasy. Together with a Vivid Description of Napoleon's Parting with Josephine by Madame de Remusat and the Diary of Rear-Admiral Sir George Cockburn, during Napoleon's Passage to St. Helena, and a Copy of Napoleon's Will" (P. F. Collier, Publisher, 1892, ex-library), a two-volume edition of "Charles the Second in the Channel Islands: A Contribution to His Biography and to the History of His Age" (Richard Bentley, 1854) by S. Elliott Hoskins, ex-library with detached board and absent spine cover) and George Augustus Sala's "London Up to Date" (Adam and Charles Black, 1894, ex-library).

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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 3362

$70

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake" shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Adaline Glasheen's "A Second Census of Finnegans Wake: An Index of Characters and Their Roles" (Northwestern University Press, 1965, in dust jacket, ink marginalia) as well as "Third Census...." (University of California Prss, 1977, in dust jacket, ink marginalia). Also present are "Lots of Fun at Finnegans Wake: Unravelling Universals" (Oxford U.P., 2007, in dust jacket, highlighting) by Finn Fordham, "How Joyce Wrote Finnegans Wake: A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide" (University of Wisconsin Press, 2007, in dust jacket, highlighting) edited by Luca Crispi and Sam Slote, and "Joyce's Rare View: The Nature of Things in Finnegans Wake" (University Press of Florida, 2007, highlighting) by Richard Beckman.

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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. Please note that all of these books display varying amounts of yellow-marker highlighting and/or annotations in ink.

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Lot 3363

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique literary works with Native American themes shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles in this collection are Frederick A. Ober's "The War Chiefs: A Story of the Spanish Conquerors in Santo Domingo" (E. P. Dutton and Company, 1904), Ethan Allan Hurst's "Ad-Em-Nel-La: An Indian Legendary Love-Story in Verse, and Other Poems" (Self-Published, 1915, in dust jacket), "A Soldier's Secret: A Story of the Sioux War of 1890 and An Army Portia: Two Novels" (J. B. Lippincott Company, 1906) by Capt. Charles King, and "Chilhowee Boys in War TIme" (Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, 1895) by Sarah E. Morrison.

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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 3364

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decoratively bound books on presidential history shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles in this collection are Robert W. Lincoln's "Lives of the Presidents of the United States; With Biographical Notices of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence; Sketches of the Most Remarkable Events in the History of the Country" (G. H. Salisbury, 1851), "The Lives and Graves of Our Presidents" (Elder Publishing Company, 1884) by G. S. Weaver, "The Presidents of the United States: From Washington to Pierce. Comprising Their Personal and Political History" (Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1856) by John Frost, and "Lives of Our Presidents: Complete Biographies of All the Presidents of the United States, from the Formation of the Government to the Present Time, Incidentally Embracing a History of This Country for More Than Hundred Years" (F. M. Lupton, Publisher, 1884) by W. A. Peters.

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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 3365

$80

Title: Placita De Quo Warranto Temporibus Ewd. I. II. III. in Curia Receptae Scaccarij Westm. Asservata
Author:
Publisher: pr. G. Eyre and A. Strahan
City: London
Year: 1818
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style:
Pagination: xvii/966 pages
Width: 12" Height: 18.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique rebacked volume is bound in brown paper-covered boards with printed spine label on white paper spine. Folio shows moderate external wear, with bumped outside corners. Cracking can be seen at top portions of spine edges. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and bright. Latin text appears in double columns.

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Lot 3366

$200

Title: Goya: Engravings and Lithographs
Author: Tomas Harris - Tomas Harris was an art dealer, artist, Goya specialist and MI5 Officer (double agent Garbo's case officer).
Publisher: Bruno Cassirer
City: Oxford
Year: 1964
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: xv/234 pages
Width: 9.75" Height: 14.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is volume I only of this standard and valued reference work, containing text and illustrations.

Folio volume is bound in orange cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is firm. Lettering to top and bottom edges of text block have been blotted out. White out has been applied at top and bottom edge of front flyleaf. Marking has been blotted out in upper right corner of title page. Previous owner's small sticker with name and address can be seen at bottom edge of the same. Interior is otherwise clean and bright.

Intact dust jacket displays light shelfwear, with small closed tears along edges.

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Lot 3367

$20

Book Details: These eleven handsome, large-format books document the history of Mercedes-Benz automobiles, beginning with the 19th century inventors Karl Benz and Gottleib Daimler. In addition to general and comprehensive histories, particular volumes are devoted to the S Class and to the 560 SEL-SEC, the C 111, and the 300 SL. Other books document production models between 1945 and 1990. All of these books are hardcovers, are profusely illustrated with black & white and color photographs, and come with their original dust jackets.

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Condition / Notes: Most of these books are in superb, like-new condition. One is still in its original shrink-wrap.

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Lot 3368

$25

Book Details: This collection of antiquarian decorative children's books are stories of adventure: nature and animal tales, cowboys and indians, Charles Lindbergh and other heroes. Some of these are part of series, e.g., the Boy Scouts or the Pecks. The Tom Mix book is a movie tie-in to "The Rider of Death Valley." One of the books, "Bowser the Hound," is by Thornton W. Burgess, and "The Book of Courage" has a cover by Frank Godwin that is easily mistaken for an N.C. Wyeth.

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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 3369

$60

Title: The History of the Reign of George the Third, from His Accession to the Throne, down to the Present Time. In Which Are Narrated the Most Memorable Events of This Important Period: Particularly the American War, the French Revolution, the Long and Desolating Contest Which Sprung Out of It, and Which Was Closed by the Ever-Glorious Battle of Waterloo. The Whole Forming a Complete History of a Period the Most Momentous in the Annals of the World
Author: George Robertson
Publisher: A. Whellier
City: London
Year: circa 1816
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xii/1192 pages
Width: 9" Height: 11"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in three-quarter leather over marbled paper-covered boards. Spine has raised bands and gilt-lettered label. Book shows external wear, with rubbing and scuffing to covers, and small tear at top portion of front spine edge. Rear board has loss of cover material. Front hinge is cracked. Front flyleaf and attached preliminary pages, including frontispiece, are detached. Previous owner's signature appears on front flyleaf. Text block is intact. Title page exhibits light foxing. Scattered foxing can be seen on pages, as well as on margins and versos of plates offering engraved portraits of European monarchs, military and political leaders, including the Duke of Wellington, Frederick the King of Prussia, Viscount Castlereagh, Marshal Berthier, and Charles John, Prince of Sweden. Text appears in double columns.

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Lot 3370

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decoratively-bound poetry works shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Lalla Rookh; An Oriental Romance" (Leavitt & Company, 1851) by Thomas Moore, "Poems of Keats" (George W. Jacobs & Co., Publishers, n.d.) selected by Arthur Symons, with colored illustrations by E. J. Sullivan, and "Theodor Korner's Sammtliche Werke" ((Nicolaische Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1869).

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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 3371

$70

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The titles in this collection are "First of the Many: A Journal of Action with the Men of the Eighth Air Force" (Simon and Schuster, 1944, in dust jacket) by John R. McCrary and David E. Scherman, "Natchez Trace Parkway Survey: Letter of the Secretary of the Interior..." (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941), Stanley F. Horn's "The Army of Tennessee: A Military History" (The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, 1941), and a four-volume edition of "R. E. Lee: A Biography" (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940, ex-library) by Douglas Southall Freeman.

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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. It should be noted that pages of "First of Many" display occasional light rippling and have a slightly musty smell.

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Lot 3372

$100

Title: Song of Solomon
Author: Toni Morrison - Toni Morrison is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Among her best known novels are The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon and Beloved. She also was commissioned to write the libretto for a new opera, Margaret Garner, first performed in 2005.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
City: New York
Year: 1977
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 337 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Book Details: "Song of Solomon" is a 1977 novel by American author Toni Morrison. It follows the life of Macon "Milkman" Dead III, an African-American male living in Michigan, from birth to adulthood.

This book won the National Books Critics Award, was chosen for Oprah Winfrey's popular book club, and was cited by the Swedish Academy in awarding Morrison the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature.
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed second printing of this prize-winning novel. Author's signature appears on front flyleaf.

Volume is bound in blind-stamped black cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Small stain appears on fore edge of text block. Pages are otherwise clean and without markings.

Intact dust jacket shows sunning to spine. The words "A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection" appear along bottom edge of front flap.

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Lot 3373

$20

Title: Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps and Their Characteristics
Author: E. D. Bacon
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, Limited
City: London
Year: circa 1901
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 168 pages plus 16 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in light green cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows mild external wear, with light soiling to covers. Binding is sound. Volume has decorative endpapers and top gilt edge. Foxing can be seen on title page, with sporadic light foxing in text. Profusely illustrated with in-text reproductions.

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Lot 3374

$20

Title: Famous Composers and Their Works
Author: uncredited author
Editor: John Knowles Paine, Karl Klauser, Theodore Thomas
Publisher: J. B. Millet Company
City: Boston
Year: 1891
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 6 Complete: Yes
Width: 9" Height: 11.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spines and front covers. Books show mild external wear. Volumes have textured endpapers and gilt edges. Bindings are firm. Pages are clean and bright. Volumes 1 to 4 are profusely illustrated. Volumes 5 and 6 contain musical scores.

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Lot 3375

$20

Title: Television Drama Series Programming: A Comprehensive Chronicle
Author: Larry James Gianakos
Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
City: Metuchen, New Jersey
Year: 1978-1983
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Complete: No
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: These are the first four volumes of this work, segmented into the following periods: 1947-1959, 1959-1975, 1975-1980, 1980-1982.

Each volume is bound in cloth (each book having its own color) with bright stamped gilt lettering to spines and front covers. Front cover of first volume shows faint markings to lower half of front cover. Books are otherwise in excellent condition.

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