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Lot 8074

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of NASA Publications in the corresponding image. 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 8075

$35
This lot includes the group of United States historical ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This lot contains an application for naturalization from the year 1852 (Licking County, Ohio), along with various booklets, pamphlets, etc. 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 boxlot, 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: $14.50
Lot 8076

$22
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image. 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: $7.50
Lot 8077

$26
Title: The Geologic Investigation of the Taurus-Littrow Valley: Apollo 17 Landing Site
Publisher: United States Government Printing Office (Washington, D. C.)
Printing Year: 1981

Condition/Details: This folder contains a scarce set of detailed plates documenting a geologic investigation of the lunar Taurus-Littrow valley area, in which astronauts of Apollo 17, the sixth and final manned lunar landing mission which landed on the moon on Dec. 11, 1972, devoted more than 22 hours of traverse, sampling, direct observations, and took over 2,200 photographs. The 9 plates are in excellent condition. The case shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound. It measures approximately 9 1/2" x 11 1/2" . Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8079

$20
Title: Gone with the Wind Painting Fun: Pictures of the Old South from the Screen Play - Costumes, People and Plantations in the Historic South
Publisher: Merrill Publishing Co. (Chicago)
Printing Year: 1940

Condition/Details: Bound in original pictorial wrappers with color front cover showing Scarlett O'Hara and a black girl standing in a doorway, this antique folio is a scarce coloring book depicting characters and scenes from the classic 1939 Hollywood movie. The volume shows light external age/wear, with mild spotting to front cover and with chipping to corners. The book is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. Title page has a tear on the right-hand side going in two inches. This unpaginated book measures approximately 10 1/4" x 15". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8080

$50
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of antique photos and advertising ephemera, including a hand-colored advertisement from circa 1800 and a manual for tents from the "Guide to Campers" series published by the Fred F. Sabey Company of Rochester, New York. There is also a card for an exhibit by W. J. Sellers of Disabled American Veterans. Among the images provided in the photographs are one of an antique automobile, another of a horse-drawn carriage with multiple seats, and a scene with people at the beach from appears to be the late 1920s or early 30s. 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 boxlot, 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: $6.50
Lot 8081

$110
Title: A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times
Author: M. Guizot
Publisher: Estes & Lauriat
Printing Year: circa 1880
Number of Volumes: Complete 6 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce historical work by French historian, orator, and statesman François Guizot (1787 - 1874). Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service to the "citizen king" Louis Philippe, as the Minister of Education, 1832 –1837, ambassador to London, Foreign Minister 1840 –1847, and finally Prime Minister of France from September 19, 1847 to February 23, 1848. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded plates. These handsome volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages with marbled edges. These are ex-library volumes with the standard markings. The books measure approximately 7 1/2" x 10". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50

Lot 8083

$18
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage puzzles shown in the corresponding image. 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 boxlot, 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: $16.50
Lot 8084

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of US History books shown in the corresponding image. 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 8085

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Pre-Columbian civilizations shown in the corresponding image. 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 8086

$10
Title: Index-Catalogue of Medical and Veterinary Zoology
Authors: Ch. Wardell Stiles & Albert Hassall
Publisher: Government Printing Press (Washington, D. C.)
Printing Year: 1902 - 1912
Number of Volumes: 35 (set only lacks part V)

Notes:These antique agricultural bulletins are in original wrappers. First two parts have taping to spine, final part has taping to bottom outside corner of rear cover and part 16 is disbound. Covers may show library markings and/or minor soiling/chipping. Otherwise a very well-preserved collection of booklets with clean, unmarked pages. Each is marked as Bulletin No. 39 of the Bureau of Animal Industry, U. S. Department of Agriculture. It should be noted that this set includes Part 36 ("Addenda and Corrigenda to Parts I to 35"). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50

Lot 8087

$70
This original World War I poster is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction. The posters in this group have been carefully stored for the past century and form an impressive, unique collection. Browse other lots in this auction to view more pieces - buy more than one item and save on shipping.

Stark image of struggling woman with infant children.

Title: Must Children Die and Mothers Plead in Vain
Artist: NA
Printer: Sackett & Wilhelms Corporation
Year: c1918
Dimensions: 30" by 40.25"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Buy More Liberty Bonds. Additional margin text includes: 1 - B

This bright, vivid poster shows beautifully.This poster has never been folded, nor has it ever been taped or pinned. There are from the left side two separate tears that each go in about one inch. The poster lacks bottom right corner. And another piece along the right edge measuring two inches in and four inches across. The shipping cost (within the lower 48 states) will be: $8.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50

Lot 8089

$40
This lot includes the group of vintage advertising ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes advertisements from excised magazines, including covers. 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 boxlot, 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 8090

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of leather-bound antique titles:

- The Book of Nature by John Mason Good - Dated 1844 by Belknap and Hamersley (Hartford, Connecticut)
- Sturm's Reflections on the Works of God, and His Providence throughout All Nature - Dated 1849 by W. A. Leary & Co. (Philadelphia)
- The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register- Dated 1816 by H. Colburn (London) - Volume V: January to June
- The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal - Dated 1825 by Henry Colburn (London) - Part II: Original Papers

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: $9.50
Lot 8091

$45
This lot includes the group of automobile ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of car catalogues and magazines such as Motordom (issues from 1923-1924), Motor Age (1908 - cover and initial pages show marginal tears - 1936, 1937, 1942), Automobile Digest (1932), Motor (1951), Chilton's Motor Age (1952, 1953, 1959), etc. 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 boxlot, 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: $27.50
Lot 8093

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of world history books and biographies shown in the corresponding image. 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: $19.50
Lot 8094

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of decorative antique literary titles:

- New Found Tales from Many Lands by Joseph Burke Egan - Dated 1930 by Children's Book Club, Inc. - Illustrated by Frederick Richardson
- The Man without a Country by Edward E. Hale - Dated 1892 by Roberts Brothers (Boston) - Illustrated
- Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Dated 1893 by Thomas Y. Crowell & Company
- Ivanhoe: A Romance by Sir Walter Scott - No date provided by Thomas Y. Crowell
- Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The Astronomer-Poet of Persia by Edward Fitzgerald - Dated 1890 by Houghton, Mifflin and Company

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: $8.50
Lot 8095

$45
Title: Mammy's Baby
Author: Amy Ella Blanchard
Publisher: Worthington Co.
Printing Year: 1890 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial paper-covered boards, this antique volume is a scarce collection of verse by Blanchard and drawings by Ida Waugh, illustrating the lives of infants and little children. Amy Ella Blanchard (1856 - 1926) was a prolific writer of children's literature. Ida Waugh was born in Philadelphia and trained at home by her painter-father Samuel B. Waugh at the Pennsylvania Academy, and at the Academie Julian in Paris. Her work has almost disappeared, but was often on religious-allegorical themes or scenes of Dutch life. Her illustrated children's books were produced with her lifelong companion Amy Blanchard who owned a neighboring summer cottage in Maine. Waugh's half-brother was the well-known marine painter Frederick Judd Waugh.

The work contains 16 pages of bright color illustrations showing infants and children in various poses and activities. Verses appear directly as if captions. Also of note are the images of African-Americans in these drawings, with a small child depicted by itself in one and a nanny holding a white child in another (the accompanying poem bears the same title as the book). The covers of this volume are detached; text block is intact with small tear at the bottom inside corner. Previous owner's name and pencil markings appear on free front endpaper. This unpaginated book measures approximately 8" x 10 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8096

$130
This lot includes the group of six antique framed items shown in the corresponding image. Three of the pieces are mirrors including a federal style mahogany frame, an antique gilt frame and another, simple mahogany frame. The others contain original artwork including a signed floral watercolor, a gilt religious rubbing with provenance attached to the back side and a stylized, primitive seaside watercolor reputed to come from the Cooperstown, N.Y. area. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping is not available for this lot, but the items can be picked up at our gallery in Ithaca, New York.
Lot 8097

$40
This lot features the following group of antique sports magazine issues:

Titles: Field & Stream, National Sportsman, Shooting Times, Fur-Fish-Game, Hunting and Fishing, American Rifleman, Outdoor World & Recreation, Archery Review, Sportsman's Review, Cricket on the Heath, National Basketball Association
Issue Dates: Late Nineteenth Century to Mid-Twentieth Century
Approximate Number of Issues: 30

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50

Lot 8098

$18
This shelf lot includes the group of books on Mars shown in the corresponding image. 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: $22.50
Lot 8099

$600
Title: The Great Gatsby
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1925 First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green cloth with embossed lettering, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this landmark work of American literature. Although it was adapted into both a Broadway play and a Hollywood film within a year of publication, it was not popular upon initial printing, selling fewer than 25,000 copies during the remaining 15 years of Fitzgerald's life. It was largely forgotten during the Great Depression and World War II. After its republishing in 1945 and 1953, it quickly found a wide readership and is today widely regarded as a paragon of the "Great American Novel." "The Great Gatsby" has become a standard text in high school and university courses on American literature in countries around the world, and is ranked second in the Modern Library's list of the 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century.

This is a first edition, first issue, identifiable by the following points: "chatter" vs. "echolalia" on page 60, line 16; "northern" vs. "southern" on page 119, line, 22; "with sick in tired" vs. "sickantired" on page 205, lines 9-10; "Union Street Station" vs. "Union Station" on page 211, lines 7-8; and by the appearance of the Scribner seal on copyright page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Preliminary pages are lacking. The book is slightly cocked and in protective plastic cover (with a small index card attached to the front of said cover). The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 218 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8100

$90
Title: History of the 103d Regiment: Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865
Author: Luther S. Dickey
Publisher: L. S. Dickey (Chicago)
Printing Year: 1910

Condition/Details: Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in gilt with company insignia on front cover, this antique volume is a scarce regimental history from the period of the United States Civil War. The regiment was heavily involved in the 1862-1863 campaigning in eastern North Carolina and earlier battles in Virginia (Williamsburg and Seven Days). The work contains a frontispiece photograph of Brig. Gen. Henry W. Wesells, numerous photographic plates and area maps (including fold-out map of North Carolina at rear). The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book is in protective mylar cover, measures approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" and contains 400 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8101

$225
Title: The Pears of New York
Author: U. P. Hedrick
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company, Printers
Printing Year: 1921

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of botany. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and many bright color plates. This handsome volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 9.75" x 12" and contains 636 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50

Lot 8102

$100
Title: NTM Collected
Author: Jean Lorrah
Publisher: Empire Books
Printing Year: 1982
Number of Volumes: Inscribed complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in original pictorial wrappers, this set is a scarce autographed collection of stories and essays by celebrated science fiction writer Jean Lorrah. Each volume bears the author's inscription on the title page. The work is illustrated by Signe Landon, Amy Harlib and Laurraine Tutihasi. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with first volume showing mild soiling to front cover. Books are solidly bound with clean, unmaked pages. The books measure approximately 8 1/2" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8103

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Story-Land Express - Dated 1934 by M. A. Donohue & Company - dustjacket
- Patrick: The Fuzziest Bunny by Elsa Jane Werner - Dated 1946 by Whitman Publishing Company - dustjacket
- Come and Play with Us by Jane Hope - No date provided by Whitman Publishing Co. - linen-like cloth wrappers, torn spine
- Come and Play by Katharine M. Howe - Dated 1946 by James & Jonathan Company (Kenosha, Wisconsin) - original pictorial wrappers
- The Book of ABC - Dated 1948 by Merrill Company Publishers - original pictorial wrappers
- The ABC Picture Book by Florence Sarah Winshjp - Dated 1948 by Whitman Publishing Co. - original pictorial wrappers
- Sleepy Time Picture Book by Cathryn Taylor - Dated 1946 by Whitman Publishing Co. - original pictorial wrappers
- Tiny Tots SImple Objects by Corinne Malvern - NA by Whitman Publishing Co. - original pictorial wrappers

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: $7.50
Lot 8104

$26
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of vintage stamp blocks and first day covers, the majority of which relate to space program. 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 boxlot, 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: $6.50
Lot 8105

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of German-language scholarly estate books shown in the corresponding image. 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 8106

$300
Antique Stacking Mahogany Barrister's Bookcase
Manufacturer: Lundstrom
Model/Serial Number: 62978B

Condition/Details: Beautiful original modular bookcase with leaded glass top section, this set is constructed of solid mahogany. The unit includes three sections, each with intact glass hanging doors. The top and base are individual pieces, leaving room to add additional sections. This heirloom-quality set shows beautifully with some age/wear indications. The unit measures approximately 25.25" wide by 11" deep by 46.5" tall. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping is not available for this lot but it can be picked up at our gallery in Ithaca, New York.

Lot 8107

$120
This original World War I poster is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction. The posters in this group have been carefully stored for the past century and form an impressive, unique collection. Browse other lots in this auction to view more pieces - buy more than one item and save on shipping.

Huge American bald eagle on the rim of its nest stands watching over Allied biplanes that fly beneath and around its outstretching wings. A bright yellow box with the acronym W.S.S. plus caption are beneath this image.

Title: Keep Him Free
Artist: Charles Livingston Bull
Printer: Ketterlinus (Philadelphia)
Year: c1918
Dimensions: 20" by 30"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: War Savings Stamps Issued by the United States Government. Buy War Savings Stamps Issued by the United States Treasury Dept.

This bright, vivid poster shows beautifully. This poster has never been folded, nor has it ever been taped or pinned. There is a small stain in the lower left corner that does not affect poster image. Truly a remarkable find in this condition. The shipping cost (within the lower 48 states) will be: $8.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50

Lot 8109

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of decorative antique literary and reference books shown in the corresponding image. 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
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