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Lot 1413

$30
This lot includes the group of Wyoming, Pennsylvania history books and pamphlets shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes publications by the Wyoming Historical and Genealogical Society, the Wyoming Commemorative Association, as well as other works. 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 1414

$10
This lot includes the group of antique linen children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include a large printing of Mother Goose Rhymes, and smaller printings of Forest Friends and Farm Friends. All of these books were published by Samuel Gabriel Sons and Company. 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 1415

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of books hand signed by illustrator Helen Dryden:

- The Work of Velasquez by Walther Gensel - Dated 1908 by Brentano's - Shows some advanced external wear.
- Trilby, A Novel by George Du Maurier - Dated 1894 by Harper & Brothers Publishers
- La Nouvell Ire Annee d'Histoire de France by Ernest Lavisse - Dated 1900 by Armand Colin - Faded pencil signature of Dryden on title page. Lacking pages prior to title page.

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 1417

$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 1418

$325
This lot includes the group of antique & vintage magazine covers and plates shown in the corresponding image. This material includes several pieces which are covers only. 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 1419

$40
Title: The Works of Laurence Sterne; in Four Volumes: Containing The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gent.; A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; Sermons,-Letters, &c. With A Life of The Author, Written by Himself
Author: Laurence Sterne
Publisher: J. Johnson, et al
Printing Year: 1803
Number of Volumes: Complete four-volume set

Notes: Bound in leather with gilt embossing and black spine labels, this antique set is a collection of work by Anglo-Irish novelist and Anglican clergyman Laurence Sterne. The work is illustrated with engravings, including title pages for each work with engravings, and a frontispiece portrait in volume one. The volumes show external age/wear, with rubbing to the extremities and the spines show wear, with some portions lacking. The volumes are well bound, with age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 5.5" x 8.75".
 
Lot 1420

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Master Drawings From the Collection of the Budapest Museum of Fine Arts 14th-18th Centuries by Lajos Vayer - Dated 1956 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - dust jacket shows some moisture indications and tearing
- Architectuur Van Deze Eeuw by J. J. Vriend - Dated 1959 by Uitgeverij Contact - dust jacket shows some tearing and loss
- Cahiers D'Art - Dated 1952-1955 by Cahiers D'Art - four volumes, the front endpaper of the December 1952 issue bears the signature of Paul Sachs, as do the front free endpapers of 30e Annee and volume II from 1953, some of these volumes show advanced wear such as chipping, tears, and foxing
- American Painting from the Armory Show to the Depression by Milton W. Brown - Dated 1955 by Princeton University Press - front free endpaper bears an inscription to Professor Paul J. Sachs from author Milton W. Brown, dust jacket shows some wear to edges

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. Many of the volumes contain the bookplate of previous owner Paul Joseph Sachs, a family member of the financial services firm Goldman Sachs and acclaimed art history scholar. Sachs joined the family investment banking firm in 1900 and becoming a partner in 1904, retiring in 1914. Beginning in 1915 Mr. Sachs worked in a number of important art museums, including the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University and one of the founding members of the Museum of Modern Art. Sachs also taught classes; first at Wellesley College and later at Harvard. Sachs is credited with training a generation of art and museum professionals. Among his protégés were A. Everett (Chick) Austin, Kirk Askew, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Lincoln Kirstein, Agnes Mongan and Agnes Rindge. Sachs was an avid collector of drawings and prints and gave the first drawing to enter the Museum's collection, Portrait of Anne Peter by George Grosz. (biography courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art) Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1421

$30
This lot includes the group of Vermont Historical Society Publications shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes collections and proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society, News & Notes Bulletins, as well as The Vermont Antiquarian, among others. 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 1422

$10
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 1423

$90
This lot features the beautiful antique Bohemia Glass vase shown in the corresponding images. This piece is original and still bears its original paper label. Formed in emerald green glass, the vessel is overlain with textured gilt designs and highlighted with lovely florets with gilt beads at their centers. This piece is in beautiful condition with only light occasional age/wear to the high points of the gilt, all the florets are intact, there are no chips or cracks. This vase stands approximately 10.5" tall.
Lot 1424

$30
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: Pic, Screen Guide, Look, Ken
Issue Dates: 1930s
Number of Issues: Nine

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show minor signs of age/wear including chipping, creasing and other typical wear. Several of these magazines are in excellent condition.
 
Lot 1425

$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 1427

$20
Title: Opera, Cum Annotationibus Johannis Minelii
Author: Pub. Virgilii Maronis
Publisher: Georgii Grierson
Printing Year: 1723

Condition/Details: Bound in leather-covered boards, this antique volume is a scarce Latin work of Virgil’s Opera with annotations by Johannis Minelii. The work features decorative, engraved headpieces and initials. The small volume shows age/wear, with the boards detached and the text block split into three sections. This work has been rebound and the page edges were trimmed. The volume is lacking any pages prior to the title page. The work contains an introductory section, followed by the text and an index at the rear. The pages are age-toned with occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 3.75" x 6.5" and contains 427 pages, not including the introduction and index.

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 1428

$60
Title: An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History
Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Printing Year: 2000

Condition/Details: Bound in gray paper-covered boards, this volume is complete with dust jacket and bears an original signature of former First Lady, and current Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton's signature appears on the second flyleaf in bold, black ink. The volume shows mild external age/wear with edgewear to the dust jacket, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 10 3/4" x 10 1/2" and contains 311 pages.
 
Lot 1429

$10
This lot includes the group of Pennsylvania Society year books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot contains year books from 1917-1921, 1924-1925, 1927, and 1930-1934. 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 1431

$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 1433

$25
This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles included are Old Fashioned Girl, Andersen's Fairy Tales, Our Baby, and My Uncle the Clockmaker. 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 1435

$40
This lot includes the group of Midwest state history books shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes works on the following states: Texas, Nebraska, Utah, and Colorado. Some topics include family histories and genealogical records. 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 case containing issues of the Austin Genealogical Society quarterly shows some chipping and loss. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1436

$35
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes coins, stamps, business catalogs, advertisements, a Belgian Tapestry & French WWI cloth portraying reunited lovers, and a copper printing plate on wood for "The Vance" Collegian Clothes, from David Adler & Sons Co. 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 1439

$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 1440

$10
This lot includes the group of photography reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include: photography in the twentieth century, French primitive photography, and the first eighty years of photography. 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 to dust jackets.

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 1441

$55
Title: The Ancient History of The Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians, and Macedonians
Author: M. Rollin
Publisher: William Tegg and Co.
Printing Year: 1851
Number of Volumes: Complete six-volume set

Notes: Decoratively bound in marbled paper with half-leather, raised spine bands and gilt embossing, this antique set provides a detailed history of ancient civilizations. The work includes several fold-out maps, with some hand-tinted edges. The volumes show light external age/wear, with rubbing to the extremities and one detached board. The text blocks are well bound, with age-toned pages. The books measure approximately5.5" x 8.5".
 
Lot 1444

$10
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 1445

$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 1446

$20
This lot includes the group of antique stereo view cards shown in the corresponding image. These cards include 13 large cards portraying various people and nature locations, as well as six small boxes labeled as "Photographies Stereoscopiques" and "Positifs Sur Verre Pour Le Stereoscope." These small boxes have labels identifying them as "La Malmaison" (two boxes), "Fontainebleau," "Facades et Jardins," and "Interieurs" (two boxes). 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.
 
Lot 1447

$20
This lot includes the group of Pennsylvania state history books shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes publications by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, and includes topics such as colonial history, acts and proceedings of the Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies, and genealogical accessions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Some books within this lot show advanced wear indicators. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1449

$20
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. This collection includes many volumes in like-new condition or showing only light shelf wear.

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.
 
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