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Lot 1297

$15
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 1298

$20
This auction lot includes the following pair of children's "Lulu" titles:

- Oh, Little Lulu! by Marge - Dated 1943 by David McKay - Some advanced age/wear, with tape along the spine and children's pencil writing on front endpapers. Illustrations are clean.
- Fun With Little Lulu by Marge - Dated 1944 by David McKay - Some advanced wear, with the spine cover lacking and occasional pencil writing throughout, including signatures of children on the front endpapers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1299

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

- The Poetical Works of Bayard Taylor - Dated 1894 by Houghton, Mifflin, & Company - some foxing
- Poems of Nathaniel Parker Willis memoir by H. L. Williams - Dated 1882 by Hurst & Co. - front free endpaper is detached
- A Golden Gossip by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney - Dated 1892 by Houghton, Mifflin, & Company - some moisture indications
- The Reaper by Edith Rickert - Dated 1904 by Houghton, Mifflin, & Company - front free endpaper is lacking, shows some moisture indications
- Widow's Wisdom by Ninon Traver Fleckenstein - Dated 1909 by H. M. Caldwell - some chipping and loss to spine cover, boards show some wear and moisture indications

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1301

$30
Title: Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine
Editor: Lyon G. Tyler
Publisher: Whittet & Shepperson
Printing Year: 1920-1952
Number of Volumes: 33 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with gilt embossing, this antique set is a collection of Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine ranging from 1920-1952. The volumes show some external age/wear, and may show some restorative work. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications. The books measure approximately 6" x 9".
 
Lot 1302

$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 1304

$55
This shelf lot includes the group of 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 1305

$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. 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 1306

$60
This lot includes the group of books about clocks, watches, and barometers shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics included are: the Swiss watch, English barometers, and house clocks. 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 1307

$40
This lot includes the group of Massachusetts state history pamphlets shown in the corresponding image(s). Many of these pamphlets are publications by the Old Dartmouth Historical society, covering the early history of New Bedford. Some topics include sailmakers, cotton, whaling, and Quakers. 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 1308

$20
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: Fishing Annual, Outdoor Life, Saribo Magazine Album, Stamps, The Railroad Trainman, The Elks Magazine, The North Star Magazine
Issue Dates: 1930s and 1940s
Number of Issues: Seven

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with handsome color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, with some showing minor signs of age/wear.
 
Lot 1311

$60
This lot includes the group of approximately 20 vintage photographs shown in the corresponding image. These photographs include aviation, naval and railroad photographs. Several of the railroad photographs have the stamp of D. Sargent Bell on the rear, and the aviation photographs have the stamp of the Official Air Force Photo in Miami, Florida, and include US Air Force planes, many of which are floating on water. 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 1312

$20
Title: La Divina Commedia
Author: Dante Alighieri
Publisher: Dacia
Printing Year: 1976

Condition/Details: Bound in oversized paper wrappers with red, grey and black lettering and a pictorial design on the front, this vintage volume provides an illustrated version of Dante's La Divina Commedia, with illustrations by Bela Szabo. The volume contains the text translated into German, Italian, Romanian and Hungarian. The work is illustrated with many full-page illustrations, and features red, grey and black text throughout. The volume shows light external age/wear, with some foxing tot he wrappers and creasing along the corners. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages, with foxing along the edges. The book measures approximately 13" x 17" and is unpaginated.
 
Lot 1313

$30
Title: Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts
Publisher: John Wilson and Son
Printing Year: 1918-1935
Number of Volumes: 11 volume set (volumes 19-31)

Notes: Bound in navy cloth with gilt embossing, this antique set is a record of transactions and collections from the Colonial Society of Massachusetts. 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 6.5" x 9.5".
 
Lot 1314

$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 1315

$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 1318

$300
This lot includes the pair of hand-tinted engravings of "The Constellations" shown in the corresponding image. These two engravings were drawn by Elijah H. Burritt, engraved by W. G. Evans and published by F. J. Huntington in 1856. The two pieces come from a larger collection of this celestial work. This lot includes plate VII: "The Constellations For Each Month of the Year," featuring all twelve months in a circle, with hand-colored constellations shown for each; and plate V, showing the constellations for September, August and July. These engravings have been carefully stored in plastic on a stiff backing. The paper of each shows age-toning and wear, with some chipping, tearing and loss along the edges.

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 1319

$30
This lot includes the group of Pennsylvania state history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the life and writings of John Dickinson, memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1322

$55
This shelf lot includes the group of 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. Some of these volumes show more advanced wear such as chipping, cracking along hinges, and moisture indications.
 
Lot 1323

$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. 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 1324

$30
This lot includes the group of New York State history books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include works on the Genessee Valley, the Southern Tier, the Finger Lakes, and a copy of Home In These Hills in the slip case, among other titles. 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 1326

$175
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Francisco Xavier Gose
Medium: Original Poster
Year: c1910
Dimensions: Measures 15.5" by 23.5"

Details/Condition: This original antique promotional poster features the beautiful French actress Monna-Delza on a teal background. The lettering on the poster reads: "Théâtre du Palais Royal/AIMÉ/DES/FEMMES/Piéce en 3 Actes de/M.M. Maurice HENNEQUIN & Georges MITCHELL/MONNA-DELZA/habillée par Bechoff-David" and the artist's signature is in the print at the bottom left corner "d'après X-GOSÉ." No other text is on the poster. This promotional piece was designed by acclaimed Spanish painter and sketch artist Francisco Xavier Gose. In addition to theatrical performances, Mona Delza also made one known cinematic appearance in the French black and white 1908 silent film L'Armoire Normande.

This poster shows well, with light age/wear indications. There are three small tears along the center of the bottom edge, and small tears at both sides of the center crease. The corners are creased and show some loss. Overall, this antique, stylistic poster shows very well.
Lot 1328

$30
This lot includes the group of art reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include: the eighteenth century, landscape art in the Bay area, and Old Master drawings and paintings. 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 1329

$20
This auction lot includes the following pair of Riverside Press titles. Both volumes are from limited edition printings and are in the glassine jackets and black paper-covered slipcases.

- The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor by Abraham Lincoln - Dated 1922 by Houghton Mifflin Company, Riverside Press - Number 137 of 435. The glassine jacket is torn across the top of the upper wrapper, and shows chipping along the edges. The slipcase shows well, with some loss to the black paper.
- His Talk With Lincoln by James M. Stradling - Dated 1922 by The Riverside Press - The glassine jacket of this volume shows well, with light chipping along the edges. The slip case shows wear, being split along the spine and top edge.

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

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 1331

$45
This lot includes the group of American history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Americanisms, Capon Valley, West Virginia, John Hopkins University studies, American Colonial Tracts, and the dedication of monuments erected by the Moravian Historical society in New York and Connecticut. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Some volumes within this lot show advanced wear indicators. These books are ex-library volumes and may contain typical stamps, bookplates, and other indications.
 
Lot 1333

$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 1334

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of ornithological 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 1337

$35
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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