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Lot 8257

$275
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Down Beat
Issue Dates: 1946 -1951
Approximate Number of Issues: 100

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Almost all of the magazines are intact and whole (all are contained in plastic bags), some issues may show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $27.50

Lot 8259

$90
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Sports Illustrated
Issue Date Range: 1954 - 1969
Number of Issues: 76

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. All of the magazines are intact and whole. These issues have been well cared for and are in very good condition. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $29.50

Lot 8260

$140
This shelf lot includes the group of medallions shown in the corresponding image. This collection is made up of 25 medals produced by the Medallic Art Company of New York as part of the series "The Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University." In addition to the medal, each box contains a brochure offering a biographical sketch of the person depicted on the obverse and an explanation of the greater significance of the collection. Also included in this lot a pair of medallions with Civil War commemorations: one of Stonewall Jackson, with a detailed and a pronounced bust of the general on the obverse and a depiction of him mounted and leading charge on the reverse; the second is the official Civil War Centennial Commission Commemorative Medallion (showing Lee and Grant on obverse). Both Civil War pieces are in their original boxes. Also present are a medal commemorating the official launching of the U.S.S. Enterprise, and a medallion celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the founding of First National City Bank of New York. This lot is part of a large collection of minted medallions that we are selling during the course of today's auction. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $14.50
Lot 8261

$80
This lot features the following group of antique literary magazine issues:

Titles: The Blue Book Magazine, Good Literature, Good Stories, Red Book, Putnam's, Lippincott's, The Argosy
Issue Date Period: Late Nineteenth Century - 1930s
Approximate Number of Issues: 40

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: $18.50

Lot 8263

$22
This lot includes the group of four folios containing ornithological plates shown in the corresponding image. These color plates are reprints from the plates used in the work entitled "Birds of New York," issued as volumes 1 and 2 of New York State Museum Memoir 12. Condition of folios varies; all are intact and three of the four show moisture markings to area around spine. The number of plates contained in each folder varies greatly, with one folder containing as few as 30 and others close to the original 106 (although a small number of plates not belonging to this series have been added to some if not all these folios). Many plates show folding to edges. 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: $9.50
Lot 8264

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication by Charles Darwin - Dated 1897 by D. Appleton and Company - three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards
- The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs by Charles Darwin - Dated 1897 by D. Appleton and Company - same binding as title above, head of spine chipped away
- The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin - Dated 1897 by D. Appleton and Company - binding same as above, lacks spine
- The Forms of Water in Clouds and Rivers Ice and Glaciers by John Tyndall - Dated 1896 by D. Appleton and Company - three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards, lacks significant portion of upper half of spine
- Tales of Animals Comprising Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects by Peter Parley - Dated 1835 by Thomas Tegg and Son (London) - detached front board, lacks spine
- The History of the Earth and Animal Nature by Oliver Goldsmith - Dated 1835 by Grigg & Elliot (Philadelphia) - Volume IV, illustrated with copperplates
- General Principles of Mechanics by P. A. Welker - Volumes lacks title page

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 8267

$18
This shelf lot includes the group of antique theology 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: $22.50
Lot 8268

$12
This lot includes the group of automobile stickers shown in the corresponding image. This material contains stickers with brand and organizational names such as Goodyear, Castrol Motor Oil, SCCA, Champion Spark Plugs, Valvoline, Cam2 Racing Gasoline, and Philllips 66 Racing Fuel. 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: $8.50
Lot 8269

$30
Title: Adolf Tidemands Utvalgte Verker: 22 Raderinger
Publisher: Mittet & Co. Kunstforlag (Oslo)
Printing Year: circa 1910

Condition/Details:This antique collection of engravings represents a choise selection of the work of Norwegian painter Adolph Tideman (1814 - 1876). Tideman was born in Mandal in 1814. At this time there were no art schools in Norway, so he moved to Copenhagen, Denmark at the age of 18 to attend the art academy. He studied there for five years and then began a journey to Italy to study further. But when Tidemand came to Düsseldorf, Germany, he liked it so much that he settled down there. Tidemand was preoccupied by Norwegian history, particularly after returning on a journey to Norway in 1843. After that he often traveled to Norway.

Tidemand was an important Norwegian romantic nationalism period painter with many paintings. Tidemand’s paintings of the old Norwegian farm culture show the Norwegian farmers as they were. Today Adolph Tidemand is counted as the first to the Norwegian historic painters and is best known for this depiction of Norwegian farm and street life. The Nasjonalgalleriet (the national gallery) in Oslo alone owns over 100 of his works. His best known painting is “Haugianerne” (the Haugeans painted in 1852, and "Brudeferd i Hardanger" (The bridal procession in Hardanger) painted in 1848 with Hans Gude.

All 22 plates listed are present. Tissue-guarded engravings are clean and bright and contained in folding case. Each illustration contains captions in Norwegian, German, French and English The case shows light external age/wear. The case measures approximately 13" x 10 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8271

$55
Title: Lucky Bwana
Author: Herb Klein
Publisher: Privately printed by the author
Printing Year: 1953 Signed Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth over boards with golden cloth wraparound, this volume is a scarce autographed limited edition of a work by Herb Klein, one of the early Westherby Award winners and an avid big game hunter. This is his only book. This is copy number 495. The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Endpapers show map of East Africa. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 8 3/4" and contains 128 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8272

$10
This lot includes the group of antique dental-related ephemera 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: $8.50
Lot 8273

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Under the Window: Pictures and Rhymes for Children by Kate Greenaway - No date provided by George Routledge & Sons - "as originally engraved & printed by Edmund Evans"
- Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum - Dated 1907 by Reilly & Lee Co. (Chicago) - disbound, color plates
- Chiens et chats by Eugene Lambert - No date provided by Bibliotheque d'education et de recreation, J. Hetzel et Cie. - binding detaching, 24 plates
- Bunty - Dated 1935 by Whitman Publishing Co. (Racine, Wisconsin) - pop-up book, binding detaching

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: $6.50
Lot 8274

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of NASA Publications 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 8275

$22
This lot includes the group of World War ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of magazines, newspapers, cards, an album of newspaper clippings providing a cartoon history of the Second World War, guides, a plan for gas rationing, a war atlas, testimonials, government publications, and material on the blitz, post-World War I France, 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: $18.50
Lot 8277

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Washington: The Man and the Mason by Charles H. Callahan - Dated 1913 by Memorial Temple of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association
- The Life of General U. S. Grant by L. T. Remlap - Dated 1885 by Park Publishing Co. (Hartford, Connecticut)
- Fifty Glimpses of Washington and Its Neighborhood - Dated 1896 by Rand, McNally & Co. Publishers - front hinge cracked
- Memorial Addresses on the Life and Chracter of Thaddeus Stevens - Dated 1869 by Government Printing Office (Washington, D. C.)
- The Disruption of the Pennsylvania Democracy, 1848 -1860 by John F. Coleman - Dated 1975 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (Harrisburg) - dustjacket
- Infantry in Battle - Dated 1939 by Infantry Journal Incorporated (Washington, D. C.)

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: $18.50
Lot 8279

$40
Title: Galactic and Extragalactic Studies: First Collection
Author: Harlow Shapley
Publisher: Harvard Observatory
Printing Year: 1940

Condition/Details: Bound in library binding with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of reprints from the National Academy of Sciences (1933-1940). Includes the following: Galactic and extragalactic studies I: On the corona of stars around the galactic system; Galactic and Extragtalactic studies III: Photographs of thirty southern nebulae and clusters; Galactic and extragalactic studies V: The period frequency of classical cepheids in the magellanic clouds; VI: Summary of a photometric survey of 35,000 galaxies in high southern attitudes; VII: Magnitudes of fourty cepheids in the large megallanic cloud; Galactic and extragalactic studies VIII: A new determination of the period-luminosity curve; IX: A photometric survey of 22,000 galaxies in the zone; X: Note on the latitude effect and redial gradients in the Northern Galactic Hemisphere; A contribution to the study of galactic dimensions; On the distribution of galaxies; Luminosity distribution and average density of matter of 25 groups of galaxies; Summary of a variable star survey in an external galaxy; On the linear diameters of 125 large galaxies; A study of 7900 external galaxies; and 5 additional papers.

The work is illustrated with photographs and numerous charts. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 7" x 10 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8280

$22
Subject/Content: The Travelers Insurance Company Anniversary Medallion
Minted by: Travelers Insurance Company
Dated: 1925
Produced in: Bronze
Diameter (inches): 4

Condition/Details: This lot is part of a large collection of minted medallions that we are selling during the course of today's auction. Front side of this bronze medallion displays the following text: "The Travelers / The Travelers Insurance Company / The Travelers Indemnity Company / The Travelers Fire Insurance Company / In Appreciation Of Your Contribution To The Success Of The / Tenth Anniversary Testimonial / To / President Louis F. Butler / November 1925." Text appears between building tower and trunk of a tree with supporting branches. Reverse displays multi-storied building with tower. Both sides show laurel wreaths along borders. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50

Lot 8281

$30
Title: A Practical Treatise on the Ordinary Operations of the Holy Spirit
Author: Rev. G. S. Faber
Publisher: Eastburn, Kirk and Co.
Printing Year: 1814

Condition/Details: Bound in leather, this antique volume is a scarce work of by Anglican theologian George Stanley Faber (1773 - 1854). He was a typologist, who believed that all the world's myths were corrupted versions of the original stories in the Bible, and an advocate of Day-Age Theory. He was a contemporary of John Nelson Darby and his writings had an influence on dispensationalism. The author states his purpose in writing this book as follows: "I have endeavoured to state what appears to me the plain doctrine of Scripture and the Church of England. Though we are repeatedly assured by the word of God, that of ourselves we can do no good thing; yet we are never represented as mere machines, subjected to an overwhelming and irresistible influence." This well-preserved volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages with staining to endpapers and foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 256 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8283

$200
Title: A Collection of Original Papers Relative to the History of the Colony of Massachusetts-Bay
Author: Thomas Hutchinson
Publisher: Thomas and John Fleet (Boston)
Printing Year: 1769

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early history of colonial America. Thomas Hutchinson (1711 – 1780) was the royal governor of colonial Massachusetts from 1771 to 1774 and a prominent Loyalist in the years before the American Revolution. The volume shows external age/wear, boards are detached. The book is solidly bound with unmarked, age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" and contains 576 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8284

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of antique bulletins shown in the corresponding image. These booklets constitute the first numbers of the "Index-Catalogue of Medical and Veterinary Zoology" by Ch. Wardell Stiles and Albert Hassall, which was published as Bulletin No. 39 by the Bureau of Animal Industry of the U.S. Department of Agriculture between the years of 1902 and 1912 (this particular group goes to 1907). Numbers present in this group constitute a complete run from Part 19 to Part 35. Part 23 is disbound. Covers may show library markings and/or minor soiling. Pages are clean and unmarked. 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: $8.50
Lot 8285

$16
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of nautical ephemera and bound and unbound issues of the periodical "Ships and Ship Models" dating from the 1930s. There are also a number of magazine and newspaper clippings relating to ships and ship modeling. 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: $18.50
Lot 8286

$80
This particular comic book lot features issues from series such as: Walt Disney's Comics, Walt Disney's Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny, Marge's Little Lulu, Giant Superman, Master Comics, True Sport Picture, Carl Anderson's Henry, Kid Cowboy, and Popular Teen-Agers. Due to the high volume of material 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 large lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These comics were very well cared-for and are in impressive, intact condition. All covers are present and most or all issues are in plastic sleeves. Some issues may show light age/wear. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 8287

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

Titles: Atlantic (Monthly), Haldeman-Julius Monthly (one issue : Sept. 1925), The Nineteenth Century, Magazine of American History, Century, The North American Review, The Journal (Elmira, NY), etc.
Issue Date Range: Late Nineteenth Century - 1940s
Approximate Number of Issues: 50

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: $38.50

Lot 8289

$10
This lot includes the group of vintage advertising ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material features magazine advertisements and includes many 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: $12.50
Lot 8290

$10
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of a number of items relating to space exploration: a roll of relief renditions of the lunar surface (each measuring approximately 30" x 22 1/2"); a wooden box containing pins (presumably of Soviet origin); a NASA sticker with the caption "Teacher in Space"; a photograph showing Marine helicopter hooking onto Liberty Bell 7 (with long descriptive text on the reverse); rolls containing images of Mars; glossy (color) photos of various key moments/ developments in space exploration; contemporary magazine issues reporting on shuttle disasters; and four records offering narrations of Apollo 11 and Project Mercury. 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 8291

$30
This lot includes the group of model train ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of 5 brightly colored price catalogues for Lionel trains dating from the early 1950s (all except one are intact, all have covers). In addition, there is an envelope containing miniature outdoor posters for scenic effects intended to be used with the Lionel model railroad. These "posters" are in excellent condition. 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: $4.50
Lot 8292

$12
Title: Neue Predigten
Author: Johann Joachim Spalding
Publisher: Christian Friedrich Voss
Printing Year: 1768

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter vellum with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce German-language theological work. This book comes from the Rittenhouse family. It was owned by S. Martine Rittenhouse and undoubtedly by her Rittenhouse forebearers. The signature on front endpaper may be that of Evaline Reiner Rittenhouse (mother of S. Martine Rittenhouse). The work is illustrated with many vignettes. The volume shows external age/wear, with tearing to lower half of spine and bottom right-hand corner. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 547 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50

Lot 8293

$50
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 ruffling to bottom left edge. There is a three-inch tear on the right side and a two-inch tear on the bottom. 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 8294

$28
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of antique stamp and coin-related publications. Among the items present in this collection are a "Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue" for 1897, the July 1889 issue of "The Old Curiosity Shop: A Journal Devoted to Philately, Numismatics, Natural History, Antiquities and Bric-A-Brac," "The Star Rare Coin Encyclopedia and Premium Catalog" (for 1925 and 1927), "Confederate and Southern States Currency" by Grover C. Criswell (inscribed by author), and antique stamp albums. 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 8295

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Honour among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer - Dated 1993 by Harper Collins - signed in dustjacket
- Geyser Life by Edward Hardy - Dated 1996 by Bridge Works Publishing Company (Bridgehampton, NY) - signed first printing in dustjacket
- Children of the End by Mark A. Clements - Dated 1993 by Donald I. Fine, Inc. - signed in dustjacket
- Beyond Black Bear Lake by Anne LaBastille - Dated 1987 by W. W. Norton & Company - signed first printing in dustjacket
- Sita by Kate Millet - Dated 1977 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux - signed first printing in dustjacket

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
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