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Lot 2074

$225
Title: A Lesson in Love (La Naissance Du Jour)
Author: Colette
Publisher: Farrar & Reinhart
Printing Year: 1932

Condition/Details: Signed twice each by Groucho and Chico Marx of The Marx Brothers. Bound in tan cloth with green lettering, this antique volume is a scarce first American edition translated from the French by Rosemary Benet. Autographed by Groucho and Chico on the half title page with Chico taking credit as the author and signed again by both on the title page. The volume shows light to moderate external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. There are library stamps on the top, bottom and inside the front cover, but no other markings. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.5" and contains 239 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2075

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of German titles on human anatomy by Samuel Thomas Soemmerring:

- Abbildungen Des Menschlichen Hoerorganes
- Abbildungen Der Menschlichen Organe Des Geschmackes Und Der Stimme
- Abbildungen Der Menschlichen Organe Des Geruches

This set of reprinted German anatomy titles are bound in wrappers and are housed in an original slipcase. This limited edition set, number 547 of 2,800, was printed for the members of the Editions Medicina Rara. The works provide descriptions and copper-plate engravings of the ears, the tongue and the nose.

Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring (28 January 1755 – 2 March 1830) was a German physician, anatomist, anthropologist, paleontologist and inventor. Sömmerring discovered the macula in the retina of the human eye. His investigations on the brain and the nervous system, on the sensory organs, on the embryo and its malformations, on the structure of the lungs, etc., made him one of the most important German anatomists. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

These volumes are in beautiful condition, with solidly bound, clean pages and very minimal wear to the covers, with minor sunning to the spines. The slipcase shows some wear, with water markings. These books measure approximately 11" x 15.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2076

$140
Title: The 1001 Nights
Author: n/a
Publisher: n/a
Printing Year: c1888
Number of Volumes: 3-volume set

Notes: Bound in hand-dyed and decorated leather boards, this antique set is a scarce early printing of this landmark literary work. This copy is written entirely in Arabic and is identified as follows:

"This 2nd Ed. is improved over the first by incorporation of better readings from the Calcutta edition of the first 200 nights. See Lane's notes 5-6 of the introductory story. These better readings are mostly in the pointing of the proper names. The Cairo edition is shorter than the Calcutta."

These books were part of the personal library of scholar Isaac Rabinowitz. Mr. Rabinowitz (1909-1988) was Professor Emeritus of Biblical and Semitic Studies at Cornell University, where he taught from 1957 to 1978. There he was instrumental in the establishment of the Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures (1964), of which he served as chair from 1964-1970. A Semitic philologist, Professor Rabinowitz was a scholar of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic, as well as Syriac. He was trained in classical Arabic, Latin and classical Greek, and read and taught Hebrew literature of all periods.

The volumes show some beautifully with light external age/wear, are solidly bound, and the pages are clean with some age toning and early Yale University bookplates. The books measure approximately 7.25" x 10.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 2077

$250
Title: Le Petit Prince
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock
Printing Year: 1943 first trade edition

Condition/Details: Bound in salmon cloth with maroon lettering and image of the prince, this is a scarce, first trade edition in French of this classic children's book (preceded by a limited, signed edition). This volume contains the "flying crow" on page 63 and does not have the 5 line colophon on the final page. The work is illustrated with many black and white and color drawings by the author.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (29 June 1900—31 July 1944) was a French writer and aviator. He is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince), and for his books about aviation adventures, including Night Flight and Wind, Sand and Stars. He was a successful commercial pilot before World War II, joining the Armée de l'Air (French Air Force) on the outbreak of war, flying reconnaissance missions until the armistice with Germany. Following a spell of writing in the United States, where he wrote The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince), he joined the Free French Forces. He disappeared on a reconnaissance flight over the Mediterranean in July 1944. His plane was lost on July 31, 1944, and his fate remained a mystery until recently, when wreckage of an aircraft found in the sea near Marseilles was proven to be from his plane. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper. The book measures approximately 7" x 9" and contains 91 pages. This is one of three Saint-Exupery novels in this catalog. A French limited edition of Wind, Sand and Stars is located later in this catalog, in lot number 277, and the English version is in lot number 325. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2078

$60
This lot includes the pair of slipcased first-day cover collections shown in the corresponding image(s). These binders are full with additional laid-in pieces. The covers date from the mid-1960s through the 1970s. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These binders and the covers themselves are in excellent condition. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2079

$40
This lot includes the group of decorative antique poetry books, many with gilt edges shown in the corresponding image(s). Includes poets such as Hood, Longfellow, Shelley, Keats, and more. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2080

$55
This lot includes the group of 52 original promotional 8x10 film photo stills and 1 lobby card shown in the corresponding image(s). These photographs are part of a large collection we are selling during this auction - review the entire catalog to see additional photographs from this group. This particular lot features classic movie comedies including 7 B&W stills from the film Love Happy(1948) starring The Marx Brothers, 9 color stills from My Favorite Brunette (1947) starring Bob Hope, 6 B&W stills from Abbott and Costello Meet The Invisible Man and 2 more single stills from other Abbott and Costello films, 8 color stills from Irma La Douce staring Jack Lemon, 2 B&W stills from the film The Fuller Brush Girl (1950), starring Lucille Ball, 11 B&W stills from Snow White and the Three Stooges and 1 color lobby card from The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze, as well as 1 B&W still from Now I'm A Lady with Mae West and 4 B&W stills from various Blondie films. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the movie stills from this collection, these are in excellent condition with some occasional age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 2081

$25
Title/Description: Zeininger Diamond Magnascope

Condition/Details: This long-bellows microscope camera is ""one of a kind"", used for taking pictures of fine gems. It is supplied with an Ernst Leitz Wezer lens, 3.5; AD-10, in a Century Synchromatic shutter, made by Wollensak for Graflex. This camera includes a 4x5 Graflok back, and has a Kodak control filter that projects a blue light. The plate on the camera states that the camera was ""Leased by The American Gem Society.""

Wollensak was an American manufacturer of audio-visual products. At the height of their popularity in the 1950s and 1960s, many brands of movie cameras came supplied with a Wollensak Velostigmat lens. Wollensak reel-to-reel tape recorders were prized for their robust construction and value. (courtesy of Wikipedia.) Graflex, formerly Kodak's Folmer & Schwing division through 1926 and the Folmer Graflex Corporation through 1945, made successfully sophisticated SLRs and press cameras as well as TLRs and several 35mm cameras, and some special-purpose cameras, e.g. for air reconnaissance. (courtesy of camerapedia.org) Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $21.50
Lot 2082

$10
This lot features a "Sound Mechanism," manufactured by International Projector Corporation (IPC) of Bloomfield, NJ. The label shows this mechanism as being Type S-1007, with a shaft speed of 1,764 RPM with an IPC motor. When in operation, this piece connected to several other parts found in today's auction, including motors, lamps, and more, to project films in some of the earliest days of movie theaters.

In 1925 International Projector Company was founded, merging Precision Machine Company (manufacturer of Simplex Projectors), Nicholas Power Company and the Acme Motion Picture Projector Company. The company continued to grow with the film industry, operating under several other names, most recently as part of Strong International. (courtesy of www.film-tech.com)

This item is one of several pieces of film equipment that was used by a theater, until it was taken out of use decades ago as modern equipment became available. This collection of vintage, professional projection and theater equipment has been carefully stored since being removed from use. As with all of the materials from this film equipment collection, this item is in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $55.50
Lot 2083

$60
Title: The Lorsch Gospels
Publisher: George Braziller
Printing Year: 1967 limited edition

Condition/Details: Bound in original vellum spine lettered in gold and red cloth-backed boards, this volume is a limited edition facsimile of the two parts of the Lorsch Gospels, dated circa 820 during the period of Charlemagne, one part of which resides in the Vatican Library and the other part of which is in the Biblioteca Documentara Batthyaneum in Alba Julia, Romania. It was located for the first time in Lorsch Abbey in Germany. The book comes with a large pamphlet by the editor explaining the manuscript's history. The volume and the pamphlet remain in an original dark gray cloth-backed cardboard slipcase. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 11" x 15" and is unpaginated. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2084

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of photography titles:

- Photographic Cameras and Accessories by Paul N. Hasluck - Dated 1909 by David McKay - Tightly bound in green cloth boards, illustrated, technical information on the operation and workings of various styles of cameras of the time.
- Graphic Graflex Photography by Willard Morgan, Henry Lester - 1947 by Morgan & Lester - 8th edition, bound in gray cloth boards, dedicated to the uses of the Graflex camera system, of note for its use of many celebrity images including Walt Disney, Rita Hayworth, Veronica Lake and many others.
- Masters of Early Photography by Rainer Fabian, Hans-Christian Adam - Dated 1983 by Vendome - Bound in green cloth boards with original dust jacket, this volume features 19th century photographs of Egypt, Japan, India, the American west and more.
- Focus East: Early Photography in the Near East (1839-1885) by Nissan N. Perez - Dated 1988 by Harry N. Abrams - Bound in Brown cloth boards with original dustjacket, collection of 19th century photos from Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and other near east locales.
- John Thomson: A Window to the Orient by Stephen White - Dated 1985 by University of New Mexico Press - Trade paperback with very light shelf wear. The life and photographs of the 19th century photographer and the ten years he spent in the Orient.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 2085

$35
Title: Complete Self-Instructing Library of Practical Photography
Editor-in-Chief: J. B. Schriever
Publisher: American School of Art and Photography (Scranton, PA)
Printing Year: 1909
Number of Volumes: 5 volume set (includes Vol. I-III and VI, VIII)

Notes: Bound in green cloth with gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce collection on photography. This set covers a variety of topics, including:
Volume I: Elementary Photography
Volume II: Negative Development and After-Manipulation
Volume III: General Exterior Photography Composition
Volume VI: At-Home Portraiture, Flashlight, Interiors, Lenses
Volume VIII: Studio Portraiture, part II: Studio System
The work is illustrated with black and white photography and illustrations. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. Volume II shows more age/wear indications than the other volumes, with rubbing to the spine and boards and a small hole in the spine cover. The books measure approximately 6.5" x 9". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2086

$15
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage estate books:

- Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution edited by F.W. Hodge - Dated 1919 by Government Printing Office (Washington) - Gilt embossing, light cracking to front spine.
- Prehispanic Mexican Art by Paul Westheim (et al) - Dated 1972 by G.P. Putnam's Sons - Dustjacket shows light wear, slipcase.
- Milton's Paradise Lost edited by Robert Vaughan - Dated 1886 by White, Stokes & Allen - Illustrated by Gustave Dore, gilt embossing. Front board detached, spine cover shows wear.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 2087

$20
This shelf lot includes the large 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 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $29.50
Lot 2088

$140
Title: The History of the Indian Mutiny
Author: Charles Ball
Publisher: The London Printing and Publishing Company
Printing Year: c1875

Condition/Details: Bound in brown leather with gilt embossing, gilt page edges and raised bands on the spine, this antique two volume set is a scarce account of "the Sepoy Insurrection in India."

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon erupted into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region. The rebellion posed a considerable threat to Company power in that region, and it was contained only with the fall of Gwalior on 20 June 1858. The rebellion is also known as India's First War of Independence, the Great Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Revolt of 1857, the Uprising of 1857, the Sepoy Rebellion and the Sepoy Mutiny. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work is illustrated with engravings of "battle scenes, views of places, portraits and maps." The volumes shows some external age/wear, with rubbing to spines and board edges, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 7.5" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2089

$30
Title: The Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi
Author: Lyof N. Tolstoi (Leo Tolstoy)
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1929
Number of Volumes: 16 volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth with gilt embossing, this antique set is a collection of Tolstoy's work, including the well-known Anna Karenina and War and Peace, as well as a biography of Tolstoy by Nathan Haskell Dole. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 5.25" x 7.75". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $25.50
Lot 2090

$20
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to the following theme(s): Exotic Locales. There are approximately 25 individual music pieces in this lot. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edgewear. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 2091

$100
Title: Memoirs of an Aesthete
Author: Harold Acton
Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Printing Year: 1948 signed first edition

Condition/Details: Bound in light blue cloth with gilt embossing, this volume is a rare first edition of Acton's autobiography through 1936, inscribed by the author.

Sir Harold Mario Mitchell Acton (5 July 1904 – 27 February 1994) was a British writer, scholar and dilettante who is probably most famous for being believed, incorrectly, to have inspired the character of "Anthony Blanche" in Evelyn Waugh's novel Brideshead Revisited (1945). Waugh himself wrote, "The characters in my novels often wrongly identified with Harold Acton were to a great extent drawn from Brian Howard."

In October 1923, Harold went up to Oxford to read Modern Greats at Christ Church. It was from the balcony of his rooms in Meadow Buildings that he declaimed passages from The Waste Land through a megaphone, an episode recalled in Brideshead Revisited. While at Oxford he co-founded the avant garde magazine The Oxford Broom, and published his first book of poems, Aquarium (1923).

Unabashedly gay, while at Oxford he was briefly a passionate admirer of, but is not thought to have had an affair with, Evelyn Waugh who dedicated his first novel, Decline and Fall, to him. After leaving Oxford, Acton taught in China for several years before returning to England at the outbreak of the Second World War during which he served in RAF intelligence. For the last 25 years of Acton's life, his companion was German-born photographer and artist Alexander Zielcke. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows some external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 9.75" and contains 415 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2092

$15
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are all written in Arabic or Syriac and date back to the 1800s. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

These books were part of the personal library of scholar Isaac Rabinowitz. Mr. Rabinowitz (1909-1988) was Professor Emeritus of Biblical and Semitic Studies at Cornell University, where he taught from 1957 to 1978. There he was instrumental in the establishment of the Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures (1964), of which he served as chair from 1964-1970. A Semitic philologist, Professor Rabinowitz was a scholar of Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic, as well as Syriac. He was trained in classical Arabic, Latin and classical Greek, and read and taught Hebrew literature of all periods.

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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 2093

$20
Title: The Works of Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Peter Fenelon Collier
Printing Year: c1895
Number of Volumes: 13 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this set is a collection of some of Dickens' works, including: Bleak House, Christmas Stories, and more. The set does include only portions of some volumes (Part II of Pickwick Papers, etc.). The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The previous owner's bookplate is inside of the front board. The books measure approximately 5.75" x 8". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 2094

$10
Title/Description: The Peerless Magnarc High Intensity Lamp
Make: J. E. McAuley Manufacturing Company

Condition/Details: This lot features a massive original Peerless Magnarc High Intensity Lamp, used as part of classic, early 20th century film projectors, with all of its original features. When in operation, this piece connected to several other parts found in today's auction, including motors, sound mechanisms, and more, to project films in some of the earliest days of movie theaters.
This classic lamp is a piece of cinematic history, with an attractive art deco, 1930s/1940s style. The cast iron and sheet metal case contains functional doors and knobs and houses the original bulb used to project films. On top of the case remains the emblematic glass nameplate, featuring the classic Peerless name in a chrome frame, and the original Griswold chimney damper. The case features all seven of the original bakelite handles in excellent condition, with a gorgeous marbled amber tone, as well as bright nickel-plated fasteners and fixtures throughout.
This item is one of several pieces of film equipment that was used by a theater, until it was taken out of use decades ago as modern equipment became available. This collection of vintage, professional projection and theater equipment has been carefully stored since being removed from use. This item shows some age/wear indications and may not be complete - please review the images. PLEASE NOTE: This lot can be picked up at our gallery in Ithaca, New York or shipped via freight. Please note that this lot is large and heavy and the freight cost will vary widely based on distance.
Lot 2095

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of antique World's Fair titles:

- The Columbian Gallery: A Portfolio of Photographs from the World's Fair - Dated 1894 by The Werner Company - Bound in large leather boards with gilt embossing. The front and rear boards and front free endpaper are detached.
- The Magic City: A Massive Portfolio of Original Photographic Views of the Great World's Fair Graphic Descriptions by J. W. Buel - Dated 1894 by Historical Publishing Company - Bound in large leather boards with gilt embossing. The front board has been taped to the front free endpaper, some of the beginning pages are detached and the spine shows wear. Photographs remain bright and clean.
- Frank Leslie's Historical Register of the Centennial Exposition - Dated 1851 - The pages, with photographs and descriptive text, remain well bound. The large volume is lacking its rear board and spine cover, and the front board is detached.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 2096

$50
This lot includes the group of 59 original promotional 8x10 film photo stills and 5 lobby cards shown in the corresponding image(s). These photographs are part of a large collection we are selling during this auction - review the entire catalog to see additional photographs from this group. This particular lot features 12 B&W stills from the film Tarzan's Hidden Jungle (1955), 1 B&W and 8 color stills from Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957) with lobby card #7, 8 color and 6 B&W stills from Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958) with lobby card #s 1, 2, 4 and 5, 24 B&W stills from Tarzan the Magnificent (1960) all staring Gordon Scott as Tarzan. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the movie stills from this collection, these are in excellent condition with some occasional age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 2097

$100
Title: Le Temple De Gnide, Mis en Vera
Publisher: Chez le Jay
Printing Year: c1773

Condition/Details: Bound in decorative leather boards with bright gilt embossing and gilt page edges, this antique volume is a scarce prose poem in seven songs that Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu published under cover of anonymity because of his voluptuous, if not immoral, character. The work is illustrated with many black and white engravings.

Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu (18 January 1689 – 10 February 1755), was a French social commentator and political thinker who lived during the Era of the Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, taken for granted in modern discussions of government and implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He was largely responsible for the popularization of the terms feudalism and Byzantine Empire. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2098

$10
This lot includes the set of metal spools shown in the corresponding image(s), each measuring approximately two feet in diameter. This lot is one of several containing pieces of film equipment that was used by a theater, until taken out of use decades ago as modern equipment became available. This collection of vintage, professional projection and theater equipment has been carefully stored since being removed from use. As with all of the materials from this film equipment collection, this item is in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $41.50
Lot 2099

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Winston Churchill 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 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $25.50
Lot 2100

$80
Title: 20th Century Nudes plus Limited "Melinda" Photo Print
Author: Craig Morey
Publisher: Glaspalast Edition
Printing Year: 2001

Condition/Details: Inscribed by photographer Craig Morey, bound in black cloth with silver lettering and original photographic dustjacket, this volume is an oversized photo art book of full page black and white female nude studies along with an interview with photographer Craig Morey. Includes limited print #60 of 95 of "Melinda" signed by Morey with stamped seal and certificate of authenticity. The volume shows very light external wear and is solidly bound with clean, crisp pages. The book measures approximately 9" x 12" and contains 159 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2101

$175
Title: Herculanum et Pompéi Recueil Général des Peintures, Bronzes, Mosaïques, etc: Musee Secret
Author: H. Roux Aine
Publisher: Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres
Printing Year: 1862

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled boards with gilt embossing, this antique work is the scarce eighth volume, Musee Secret. The term Secret Museum principally refers to the collection of erotic or sexually explicit finds from Pompeii. The work is illustrated with many explicit, copper plate engravings. The volume shows some external age/wear, and is lacking portions of the spine cover. The age-toned pages remain solidly bound. The book measures approximately 7" x 10.75" and contains 230 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2102

$20
This shelf lot includes the group of decorative books in slipcases from Heritage Press shown in the corresponding image(s). These literary classic titles include: Argonautica, The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor, The Iliad of Homer, The Odyssey of Homer, and The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (three volume set). Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 2103

$15
This auction lot includes the following group of juvenile titles:

- Frank Buck Presents Ted Towers, Animal Master by Glen Cravath - Dated 1935 by Whitman Publishing Co. - Miniature volume.
- The American School Library - Dated 1839 by Harper & Brothers
- Try and Trust; or, the Story of a Bound Boy by Horatio Alger, Jr. - Dated 1873 by Loring - Front free endpaper is detached, and front board is split at the seam.
- The Free Lances by Captain Jack Brand - Dated 1907 by The McClure Company - Front free endpaper is detached.
- The Burgess Bird Book for Children by Thornton W. Burgess - Dated 1920 by Little, Brown and Company
- Our Christmas Tides by Theodore Ledyard Cuyler - Dated 1904 by The Baker & Taylor Co.
- The Animal World Illustrations by F. Specht and J. Wolf - No Date Provided by McLoughlin Brothers
- Our Schoolday Visitor - Dated 1868 by Daughaday & Becker

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2104

$110
This original German World War I poster is part of a small collection of five pieces that we are selling during this auction. The posters in this group have been carefully stored and are in excellent condition. They have all been professionally mounted on archival linen. Browse other lots in this auction to view the other four pieces - buy more than one item and save on shipping.

In this poster a several soldiers are walking cheerfully up a road toward a group of welcoming villagers in front of a mountainous landscape.

Title: Zeichnet 8. Kriegzsanleihe!
Artist: Erwee
Printer: Druck
Year: 1918
Dimensions: 37" by 24"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Te der Mittel zur kraftvollen Wehr-Um so fruher die Wiederkehr! Allgemeine Depositen-Bank-Wein. Additional margin text includes: Druck: gesellschaft F. Graphische Industrie Wein, Vi.

This bright, vivid poster shows beautifully. This poster has never been folded, nor has it ever been taped or pinned. Truly a remarkable find in this condition. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 2105

$90
Title: La Vie Chez Les Indiens
Author: G. Catlin
Publisher: Librairie de L. Hachette Et Co.
Printing Year: 1863

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt embossing and gilt edged pages, this antique volume is a scarce description of Native Americans in French. The work is illustrated with 24 prints depicting life among the tribes. The volume shows light external age/wear, with some darkening of the spine, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 4.5" x 7" and contains 386 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2106

$25
This lot features 12 film and plate holders for 8x10", including five metal film holders manufactured by Kodak, and seven wooden holders, by an unlabeled manufacturer. This lot in today's auctions contains camera equipment, and as with all of the materials from this camera equipment collection, this item is in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $19.50
Lot 2107

$45
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This collection of antique items includes cabinet cards of children, a horse-drawn laundry truck, etc.; a St. Augustine souvenir photo book; original postcards including real photo, Upstate New York (Cranberry Lake, Cayuga Lake), advertising; a felt pillowcase commemorating the 13th Fort Clark, TX military unit. Additionally, this lot includes several antique books, including New York State Adjutant General's report from 1901 and 1903, and books on medicine, iron, the New York State Freedom Train, and The Escort Carriers in Action. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 2109

$25
This shelf lot includes the very large group of antique and vintage 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 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $60.50
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