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Lot 1339

$10
This lot includes the group of Daughters of the American Revolution magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). The dates of these publications ranges from approximately 1905 to 1957. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Some of these volumes may show age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1340

$25
This shelf lot includes the group of US history books shown in the corresponding image(s). The ten volume set The Photographic History of the Civil War included shows advanced wear indicators such as detached boards and chipping of pages. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1341

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

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring.  As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1344

$90
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include a first trade edition of Madeline and the Bad Hat (lacking dust jacket), a first edition of This is Paris in the dust jacket, a first edition of Jim, Jock and Jumbo, a first edition of Old Songs and Rounds for Little Children, a first edition of Donkey Donkey and an assumed first edition of Johnny Crow's Party with illustrations by L. Leslie Brooke. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Johnny Crow's Party is lacking pages at the rear of the volume.
 
Lot 1347

$35
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a variety of pieces, from unique booklets and drawings to cut-out advertisements and pictures of schoolchildren. Featured is an envelope labeled as the mural design of J. Lear for the Pittsburgh American Bank Building, containing an original drawing on thin paper and a negative of the mural. Also featured is a booklet of "Pin-Ups for Advertising" from enterprise photos of Dallas, Texas, and a booklet from Castles Underground, featuring designs for basement "hobby-play-utility-study-rumpus-sports rooms."

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. 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.

This lot is part of a large collection of ephemera being offered throughout this catalog that is believed to have come from the collection of artist James Bingham. This fine collection includes mounted magazine illustrations from classic magazines including Time and The Saturday Evening Post, photographs likely used as studies for the artist, promotional photographs from an assortment of films, hand drawn illustrations and a large assortment of magazine clippings and other ephemera, carefully categorized by the artist. Many of the pieces contain handwritten notations or markings, likely from the artist. James Bingham (1917-1971) served as a naval officer in World War II and worked as an AAF animator. Bingham provided art for Perry Mason and the revival of the Tugboat Annie stories for Saturday Evening Post and did a cover illustration for the Post. He also provided artwork for Argosy, Good Housekeeping, and Esquire, among others. Few artists, before or since, worked on so many advertising series. Bingham's many accounts included The Airlines of the United States, Association of Railroads, Maxwell House, Gulf Oil, Cannon Towels, Caterpillar Tractor, Philadelphia Whisky, Alcoa Steamship Company, Champion Spark Plugs and U S Steel.
 
Lot 1348

$25
This shelf lot includes the group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are in excellent condition, many in the original dust jackets, and include works by noted illustrators and authors. This lot is part of a large inventory of books that we will be offering this spring, all coming from a long-standing used and rare book business in the Ithaca, New York region that has closed suddenly due to health reasons. The inventory was built with a discerning eye, including primarily first, early and signed printings of uncommon and out-of-print titles, avoiding the mass-market world. There are no book club editions or otherwise unmarketable books, and this collection includes many volumes in like-new condition or showing only light shelf wear with most hard cover books in the original dust jackets.

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring. As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1349

$10
This lot includes the large group of Journal of American History publications shown in the corresponding image(s). This material contains publications as early as 1912 through the 1990's. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1351

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

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring. As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1352

$20
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include Andrew Lang's The Animal Story Book (a first edition) and Green Fairy Book (a later reprint). Also included are Perry Newberry's Black Boulder Claim, Cornelia Meigs' The Dutch Colt and Robert E. Lederer's Tickle Tickle Tickle. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. The Green Fairy Book, shows more advanced wear, with tape along the spine.
 
Lot 1353

$50
This lot includes the group of antique estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics included are: temperance, the poetry of Longfellow, Don Quixote, and Neal Dow. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some of these volumes may show advanced wear including chipping and loss at the spine cover, rubbing at edges of the boards, and detached pages or boards.
 
Lot 1355

$30
Title: Proceedings and Collections of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society
Author: various
Publisher: E. B. Yordy Co.
Printing Year: year
Number of Volumes: 13 volume set

Notes: Bound in navy cloth with gilt embossing, this antique set is a publication of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society in Pennsylvania. Included are volumes 10-22. The dates of these volumes range from 1908 to 1938. The books measure approximately 6" x 9.5". In addition to this set, a 1913 publication of the History of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society is included in this lot. The volumes show some external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. Some restorative work has been done. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1356

$35
This lot includes the group of books on United States history shown in the corresponding image(s). These books cover a variety of topics, including early American land grants, Mark Twain, and the Revolutionary War. Featured in this group is an 1807 printing of William Penn's Fruits of Solitude. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1358

$25
This lot includes the group of art reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Bruegel, and Fridriha Vilhelma Brederlo. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.

This lot is part of a group of books that we are offering throughout this catalog from a renowned member of Cornell University's Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. This collection features a fine assortment of books spanning various art styles and the history of artwork throughout the world.
 
Lot 1359

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

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring. As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1360

$15
This lot includes the group of antique engravings shown in the corresponding image. This material includes several framed pieces as well as some excised pages from magazines. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

This is one of several lots offered throughout this catalog from the estate of an illustrator who lived in the late 1800's-mid 1900's and worked for publishing house Conde Nast, known for publications such as Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker. This artist also worked on costume and set design for theatrical productions, including several Broadway shows.
 
Lot 1361

$140
Title: Typhoon
Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: G. P. Putnamís Sons
Printing Year: 1902 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green cloth with orange lettering and pictorial design, this antique volume is a first edition from acclaimed author Joseph Conrad. The work is illustrated by Maurice Greiffenhagen, with all called-for illustrations present in this volume. Four pages of the publisherís advertisements are present at the end of this work. The volume shows well, with light external age/wear, including a dark marking on the front board to the bottom portion of the pictorial design. The volume shows light shelf wear, with rubbing concentrated along the spine edges. The boards are cracked along the internal hinges. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages, and the binding is slightly cocked. An ink gift inscription is present on the front free endpaper, and a review of this work from the New York World is mounted to the rear endpaper. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.5" and contains 205 pages.

This volume is one of several lots offered throughout this catalog from the estate of an illustrator who lived in the late 1800's-mid 1900's and worked for publishing house Conde Nast, known for publications such as Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker. This artist also worked on costume and set design for theatrical productions, including several Broadway shows.
 
Lot 1363

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

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring.  As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1364

$25
This shelf lot includes the group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are in excellent condition, many in the original dust jackets, and include works by noted illustrators and authors. This lot is part of a large inventory of books that we will be offering this spring, all coming from a long-standing used and rare book business in the Ithaca, New York region that has closed suddenly due to health reasons. The inventory was built with a discerning eye, including primarily first, early and signed printings of uncommon and out-of-print titles, avoiding the mass-market world. There are no book club editions or otherwise unmarketable books, and this collection includes many volumes in like-new condition or showing only light shelf wear with most hard cover books in the original dust jackets.

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring. As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1365

$50
Title: Sprague's Journal Of Maine History
Editor & Publisher: John Francis Sprague
Printing Year: 1913-1923
Number of Volumes: 11 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with gilt embossing, this antique set is a collection of biographical sketches, editorials, and other written works about the state of Maine. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications. The books measure approximately 5.75" x 8.75".
 
Lot 1367

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of antique estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1368

$50
This lot includes the group of World history books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes cover a variety of topics, including the Russo-Japanese War, Ireland, Wales, England and the French Revolution. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1369

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

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring. As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1370

$50
Title: The Winning of the West
Author: Theodore Roosevelt
Publisher: G. P. Putnamís Sons
Printing Year: 1905
Number of Volumes: Complete four-volume set

Notes: Bound in light green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce history from the prolific writer former President Theodore Roosevelt, written prior to his presidency. The work is illustrated with a fold-out map at the end of each volume. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.25" x 9.25".
 
Lot 1373

$25
This auction lot includes the following pair of antique children's titles:

- Wee Babies by Amy E. Blanchard & Ida Waugh - Dated 1882 by E. P. Dutton & Co. - This volume shows some advanced wear, with the text block separated from the boards and spine and darkening to the pages.
- The Story of The Ugly Duckling by Marion M. Wingrave - Dated c1888 by Ward, Lock and Co. - After Hans Christian Andersen. Gift inscription dated 1889. This volume contains brightly colored chromolithograph illustrations throughout. Shows some advanced wear, with the text block detached from the boards and spine and rubbing to the boards.

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

This lot is one of several lots being offered throughout this catalog from the estate of an illustrator who lived in the late 1800's-mid 1900's and worked for publishing house Conde Nast, known for publications such as Vanity Fair, Vogue and The New Yorker. This artist also worked on costume and set design for theatrical productions, including several Broadway shows.
 
Lot 1374

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

Due to the high volume of books we are selling from this collection, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of this auction, and during our other auctions this spring. As with all the books from this collection, these are generally in good to excellent condition with some age/wear indications; some of the books may have a mild tobacco smoke odor.
 
Lot 1375

$55
This lot includes the group of Rhode Island history books and pamphlets shown in the corresponding image(s). Several compilations of the Newport Historical Society Bulletins are included, which cover number 1-70, along with pamphlets for other individual bulletins. Also included are volumes 1-4 of the Newport Historical Magazine and the first annual report of the Newport Historical Society, dated March 19, 1886. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Some volumes in this lot show advanced wear indicators. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1377

$45
Title: Oeuvres de Sculpture en Bronze Contenant Girandoles, Flambeaux, Feux, Pendules, Bras, Carels et Lustres Inventees par E. V. et R. Bagues a Paris
Author: R. Bagues
Publisher: Francs Bourgeouis
Printing Year: c1900

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with gilt embossing, this French volume contains engravings of chandeliers, candelabras, and other works of art. Included loose within the volume is a typed letter on the stationary of Ragues Freres Co., Electric Lighting Fixtures Bronzes, dated 1911 and signed in ink by R. Bagues, author of this work. The letter requests an interview from recipients Messrs. W. & J. Sloane in New York City. The volume shows external age/wear, with the spine cover lacking and rubbing to the leather along the edges. Brown cloth ties are present on the boards. The age-toned pages are loose within the boards and show some wear, with chipping along the edges. The book measures approximately 10.5" x 14.5" and contains 8 pages of engraved plates.
 
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