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Lot 2244

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique philosophy books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are "The Nature of the World," "Bergson," and "Ideal Commonwealths," among others. An author-inscribed volume of H. Stafford Hatfield's "The Conquest of Thought By Invention" is also included. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2245

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique poetry books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some authors represented in this lot are M. A. De Wolfe Howe, Edmund Spencer, and Rosa Mulholland, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as rubbing to boards, edge wear, and some marginalia. Some volumes in this lot are ex-library, and may contain stamps or other markings.
 
Lot 2246

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique United States Department of Agriculture yearbooks shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes yearbooks from the years 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, and 1920. Most volumes have handsome color chromolithograph fruit and botanical plates. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These volumes show age/wear such as rubbing and/or chipping at spine and may some show restorative work. These volumes are ex-library, and may contain stamps, bookplates, or other markings. One volume has a detached front board.
 
Lot 2247

$100

Title: Adirondack Map 1909
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: State of New York Forest, Fish and Game Commission
City: Albany
Year: 1909
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Condition / Notes: Four large color folding maps of the Adirondacks, enclosed in printed rust-colored cloth hardcover portfolio, with gilt lettering on front cover. Portfolio shows light shelfwear and several small stains to front cover. Stamp bearing the statement "Compliments of Hon. Ralph W. Thomas, Senator, 37th District" appears at top of front pastedown, with date Aug. 1911 and No. 457 written in pen next to stamp. Maps are labeled NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SE 1/4, & SW 1/4. The number 457 is written in below these printed labels. The four sections when assembled make one complete map of the Adirondack Mountains area.  Maps are all intact, clean with no tape or paper loss, color is bright.
 
Lot 2248

$70

Title: The Uncivilized Races of Men of All Countries of the World; Being a Comprehensive Account of Their Manners and Customs, and of Their Physical, Social, Mental, Moral and Religious Characteristics
Author: J. G. Wood
Publisher: J. B. Burr and Company, Publishers
City: Hartford
Year: 1870
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 1481 pages
Width: 7.25" Height: 10.5"
Book Details: Two volumes bound as one.
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather, with gilt lettering to spine labels. Book shows external wear, with cracking at ends of front edge of spine and scuffing to edges. Binding is sound. Volume has marbled endpapers and edges. Frontispiece, tissue guard and title page show foxing. Pages are clean and without markings. Text is in double columns. Numerous plates.
 
Lot 2249

$15

Details: This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes German and Russian publications, poetry, as well as several publications of "The Missouri Archaeologist" from the 1950's, among other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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 2250

$40

Book Details: This lot includes the group of Civil War ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). These are reports and official documents of the New York branch of the the U. S. Sanitary Commission (with one report of the New England Women's Auxiliary Association). This material offers detailed, compelling content relating to women's relief and auxiliary associations These publications date between 1863 and 1865. This collection also contains a three-column broadsheet entitled "Sanitaria: Homes for Discharged, Disabled Soldiers" by Fred N. Knapp, Supt. of Special Relief, U. S. Sanitary Commission, dated May 5, 1865. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: 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 2251

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Henry James in Westminster Abbey: The Address by Leon Edel - Dated 1976 by Petronium Press - Signed Edition - This is number 249 of 300 copies numbered and signed by Leon Edel. Volume is in excellent condition, in protective plastic cover.
- Paneros: Some Words on Aphrodisiacs and the Like by Norman Douglas - Dated 1932 by Robert M. McBride & Company - Limited Edition - This is number 450 of a limited edition of 780. This copy belonged to famous librettist and book collector Harry B. Smith and his bookplate appears on front pastedown.  Chipping at ends of spine.
- The Rule of Taste from George I to George IV by John Steegmann - Dated 1936 by Macmillan and Co., Limited - Well-preserved volume in price-clipped dust jacket showing light soiling.
- Au pays de la demence rouge: la revolution russe (1917-1918) by Serge de Chessin - Dated 1919 by Plon-Nourrit et Cie, Imprimeurs-Editeurs - Re-bound in three-quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. Contains original wrappers.
- Atti del I Simposio Internazionale sul tema: Spermatologia comparata - Edited by Baccio Baccetti - Dated 1970 by Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
 
Lot 2252

$90

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books about illustrators shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes titles such as "The Ten Commandments" and "The New Order," illustrated by Arthur Szyk, as well as portfolios of Karsh's work. Also included is Walter Savage Landor's "Imaginary Conversations," which was printed for members of the Limited Editions Club. It is number 397 of 1500, and is signed by the printer, Hans Mardersteig. The included volume of Charles Dickens' "Hard Times" was printed for the Imprint Society, in a series of 1950 copies. It has been signed by illustrator Richard Scollins, and is in a handsome slipcase. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2253

$120

Title: Daily Weather Maps with Washington, Boston, Chicago, Denver, New Orleans, Portland, Oreg., and San Francisco Forecasts. July 1, 1904, to December 31, 1904
Author:
Publisher: Weather Bureau, U. S. Department of Agriculture
City: Washington, D. C.
Year: 1904
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 20" Height: 24"
Condition / Notes: Antique elephant folio bound in quarter red leather with bright gilt lettering to spine and to pebbled black cloth cover. Book shows wear at ends of spine and scuffing and minor loss of material to corners. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and without markings.
 
Lot 2254

$50

Title: The Illustrated Guide for Modeling the Royal Yacht Fubbs, 1724
Author: William J. Romero
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Piermont, New York
Year: 1997
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Spiral Binding
Pagination: 613/ xlvi/ix pages plus 4 pages of advertisements and two-page index
Width: 9.25" Height: 11.25"
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in original wrappers. Book is in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated.
 
Lot 2255

$55

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included in this lot are: Wanted: A matchmaker, The Spirit of Sweet Water, Madame De Treymes, and Minna Von Barnhelm, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2256

$175

Title: The American Agriculturalist. For the Farm, Garden, and Household. Volume Twenty-Eight for the Year 1881
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Orange Judd & Co.
City: New York
Year: 1869
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 471 pages
Width: 9.75" Height: 12.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Book lacks upper half of spine cover, lower half is detached at front edge. Lightly bumped outside corners show minor loss. Binding is solid. Traces from bookplate removal visible on front pastedown. Name of historical society in lower half of title page has been blacked out, leaving number in ink next to marking. Small number of pages show few marginal stains, pages are otherwise clean and without markings. Contains many in-text and full-page illustrations, with a large number of illustrated advertisements.
 
Lot 2257

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- General Index to the Documents relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York by E. B. O'Callaghan, uncredited author - Dated 1861 by Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers - Volume shows tearing along spine edges, with loss of material to spine cover.

- Documents relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York; Procured in Holland, England and France. Volume IX by E. B. O'Callaghan, John Romeyn Brodhead - Dated 1855 by Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers

- Documents relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York; Procured in Holland, England and France. Volume VIII by E. B. O'Callaghan, John Romeyn Brodhead - Dated 1857 by Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers

- Documents relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York; Procured in Holland, England and France. Volume VI by E. B. O'Callaghan, John Romeyn Brodhead - Dated 1855 by Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers
 
Lot 2258

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of historical literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Included are first, early, and signed printings, with titles such as "The Red Dragon," "Murugan the Tiller," and "The French Mademoiselle." Also included is Thyra Samter Winslow's "Picture Frames," which is author-inscribed on the front free endpaper. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2259

$60

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: Mansfield Park, The Lady of the Aroostook, and Notre Dame, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear indications such as chipping and/or loss at spine edges, cracking at hinges, and bookplates or marginalia on endpapers.
 
Lot 2260

$40

Title: In Memoriam George Sears Greene, Brevet Major-General, United States Volunteers, 1801-1899
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company, State Printers
City: Albany
Year: 1909
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 106 pages
Width: 8.5" Height: 11"
Book Details: Title on front cover reads "Greene and His New York Troops at Gettysburg."
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in light green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and to front cover. The state seal of New York appears in the lower right corner of front cover. Book displays mild external wear, with fading to spine and adjacent areas. Remnants of bookplate can be seen on front pastedown. Stamp with statement "Compliments of Martin H. Glynn, Governor" is visible on front flyleaf. No other markings are apparent. Pages are clean and crisp. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and numerous plates. Contains full-page and well-preserved fold-out color maps of Civil War battles.
 
Lot 2261

$45

Title: The Holy Bible Authorised Version: Containing Introductions to the Sacred Books, and a Commentary by the Rev. Matthew Henry; Together with Full and Exhaustive Marginal References.
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: John G. Murdoch
City: London
Year: 1878
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 1348 pages
Width: 10.75" Height: 13.75"
Book Details: This scarce family bible contains the following annotation(s) on blank preliminary page: "Presented to / Ada. E. Pinder & L. J. E. Millard / From her Uncle Jas. Fuller / When leaving England / for America on April 30, 1904 / As a wedding gift / Arrived @ New York May 8th 1904 / Married @ Oneida N. Y. May 10th 1904."
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped full leather, with raised bands and gilt lettering. Detached front board has embossed decorative design. The boards have 4 engraved brass corner tips and clasps. Gilt-edged pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with many tissue-guarded engravings, color plates and maps.
 
Lot 2262

$375

Title: Modelling Late Victorian Battleships
Author: Brian King
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Piermont, New York
Year: 2001
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 128 pages
Width: 8.75" Height: 11.5"
Condition / Notes: Volumes are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with color & b&w photos, diagrams and drawings.

Please note that this lot contains 28 copies of THE SAME TITLE.
 
Lot 2263

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books about the geology and paleontology of the Atlantic and Northeast United States shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Becraft Mountain, manganese minerals, and triassic life of the Connecticut Valley, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as creasing and/or chipping at the spines and some edge wear. Some of these volumes are ex-library, and may have stamps or other markings.
 
Lot 2264

$175

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and antique books and ephemera 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.
Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear such as chipping and/or loss along spines.
 
Lot 2265

$50

Title: Annual Reports of the Forest, Fish and Game Commissioner of the State of New York for 1907-1908-1909
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Press of J. B. Lyon Company
City: Albany
Year: 1910
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 407 pages
Width: 8.75" Height: 11.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped green cloth with bright gilt lettering. Book shows small perforation in the area of title on spine and otherwise shows little wear externally. Binding is tight. Bookplate has been removed from front pastedown. Stamps bearing statement "Compliments of Luke McHenry, Clerk of Assembly" appear on blank preliminary pages. Stamped name at bottom of title page has been blacked out, with sign and number next to marking. No other institutional markings are present. Illustrated with numerous plates, including color plates of fish and fowl.
 
Lot 2266

$70

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique United States history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Bull Run, Roanoke Island, and locomotives, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as rubbing to boards and spine edges, some cracking at hinges, marginalia, and some loose and/or detached pages.
 
Lot 2267

$45

Title: The Illustrated Guide for Modeling HMS Warrior (74), 1781: The Practicum Approach for Ship Model Construction. Volume I: Basic Hull Construction
Author:
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Piermont, New York
Year: 1998
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Spiral Binding
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: 372 pages
Width: 9.5" Height: 11.25"
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in original wrappers. Book is in excellent condition.
 
Lot 2268

$25

Title: New Orleans: The Place and the People
Author: Grace King
Publisher: The Macmillan Company
City: New York
Year: 1907
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 402 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in light blue cloth with gilt lettering and decorative designs. Book shows light external wear. Binding is tight. Previous owner's bookplate and inscription appear on front endpaper. Unmarked pages are clean and bright. Contains frontispiece, plates and many in-text illustrations
 
Lot 2269

$120

Title: Ancient Egyptian Onomastica: Plates
Author:
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
City: Oxford
Year: 1947
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: 27 plates
Width: 11.5" Height: 15"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in light blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Ex-library book has small white label with call number taped to lower portion of spine. Book displays light shelfwear. Spine and covers show fading. Binding is firm. Name of library stamped to endpapers. Blurb (presumably from absent dust jacket flap) has been pasted to front pastedown. Library card pocket and bar code label can be seen on rear pastedown. Number written in pencil in top left corner of blank preliminary page. Name of library also stamped on title page and to margins of plates. Small number in pen written in just above title. Pages are otherwise clean and fresh, with intact fold-out tables.
 
Lot 2270

$70

Title: Society of Montana Pioneers: Constitution, Members and Officers, with Portraits and Maps. Volume I. Register
Author: uncredited author
Editor: James U. Sanders
Publisher: Society of Montana Pioneers
City: Akron, Ohio
Year: 1899
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 262 pages
Width: 7.75" Height: 10.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in light green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine and insignia at center of front board. Book shows external wear, concentrated at lower edges of covers. Binding is tight. Interior is clean and without markings. Illustrated with plates and full-page color maps. Large fold-out color map at front of volume is well preserved.
 
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