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Lot 3046

$110

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 3047

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of art exhibition catalogs shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the artists in this collection are Whistler, Balthus, Henry Moore, Picasso, Morandi, Hepworth, and Dubuffet. 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.
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.
 
Lot 3048

$55

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Topics include the Holocaust, Africa under imperialism, Henri II of France, the Armenian genocide, and the Detroit riots of 1943.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are in excellent condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 3049

$20

Book Details: This lot of decorative antique theology includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Topics covered include evangelism, Unitarianism, science, and atheism. 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 3050

$15

Details: This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material consists of mixed military and related items from WWII and the 1950s, including ration books, Ft. Bragg guide, 1918 YMCA pamphlet, armed forces magazines, etc. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 3051

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

- The Heyday of Sail: The Merchant Ship, 1650-1830 -Edited by Robert Gardiner - Dated 2000 by Chartwell Books Inc.
- The Line of Battle: The Sailing Warship, 1650-1840 - Edited by Robert Gardiner - Dated 2000 by Chartwell Books Inc.
- The Age of the Galley: Mediterranean Oared Vessels since Pre-Classical Times by uncredited author - Dated 2000 by Chartwell Books Inc.
 
Lot 3052

$55

Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books all concerns New York state, including various counties, the Finger Lakes, Catskills, etc.. 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.
 
Lot 3053

$120

Details: This lot includes the six copies of Fortune magazine from 1933 shown in the corresponding image(s). These magazines feature an extra-large format on thick matte paper and run to about 150 pages each. The graphic design is particularly noteworthy. 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, such as tattered corners or bindings. Please examine the photos carefully.
 
Lot 3054

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique religious and theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). 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. The two dark brown books are bound in leather.
 
Lot 3055

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books concerning farming, agriculture, and animal husbandry shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 3056

$175

Title: The Colonial Merchantman Susan Constant, 1605
Author: Brian Lavery
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
City: Annapolis
Year: 1988
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 120 pages
Width: 10.25" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: Title in the Anatomy of the Ship series.
Condition / Notes: Volumes and dust jackets are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos, plans and drawings.

Please note that this lot contains 30 copies of THE SAME TITLE. 16 of these are still in shrink wrap.
 
Lot 3057

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the antique hydraulics title shown in the corresponding image(s). "Hydraulics; or Mechanics of Fluids. Being Part IV of the Mechanics of Engineering" by Irving P. Church appears here as a mimeographed handwritten text of 224 pages, with two unnumbered pages pasted on at end of text. Title page bears the date 1886, both as part of manuscript and as the author's stamped copyright. "Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y." appears underneath subtitle/author's name on title page. Book measures 6.25" x 9". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in brown cloth, with bright gilt lettering to front cover. Volume shows external wear, with closed tearing at edges of spine. Rear hinge is cracked. Pencil annotations can be seen on front pastedown. Previous owner's name and the name of Cornell University are written on front flyleaf. Pages are clean and without markings.
 
Lot 3058

$35

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 3059

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on the Adirondacks shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles present in this collection are Museum Bulletin 146 of the New York State Museum from 1911, "Geology of the New York City (Catskill) Aqueduct," signed by its author Charles P Berkey, with photographic plates and numerous intact fold-out maps and plans, as well as Henry L. Ferguson's "Fishers Island N. Y., 1614-1925" (Privately Printed, 1925). 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.
 
Lot 3060

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature books shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 3061

$55
This auction lot includes the following title:

- The Illustrated Guide for Modeling the Royal Yacht Fubbs, 1724 by William J. Romero - Dated 1997 by Pier Books/Dupont Communications - First Edition - Volume is bound in original wrappers. Book is in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated.
 
Lot 3062

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). They are vintage and antique industrial catalogs. 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 3063

$15

Title: Im Gronlandeis mit Mylius-Erichsen: Die Danmark-Expedition, 1906-1908
Author: Achton Friis - Johannes Achton Friis was a Danish artist.
Translor: Friedrich Stichert
Publisher: Verlag von Otto Spamer
City: Leipzig
Year: 1910
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xviii/630 pages
Width: 7" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen (January 15 1872 - November 25 1907) was a Danish author, ethnologist, and explorer, from Ringkøbing. He was most notably an explorer of Greenland. With Count Harald Moltke and Knud Rasmussen he formed the Danish Literary expedition (1902-04) to West Greenland, and in the early stages (1902) discovered near Evigheds Fiord two ice-free mountain ranges. Later the party proceeded to Cape York and for 10 months lived native fashion with the Eskimo. The return journey of the expedition to Upernivik across the ice of Melville Bay was the first sledge crossing on record.

Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in cream-colored cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Color pictorial design offering portrait of expedition leader L. Mylius-Erichsen can be seen decorating upper half of front cover. Book lacks upper third of spine cover. There is foxing to covers. Library markings can only be seen on front flyleaf. Name of previous owners are stamped/written in top margin of title page. Pages are clean and without markings. Contains numerous in-text and full-page photographic illustrations, as well as tipped-in color plates. Fold-out map at rear of volume is intact.
 
Lot 3064

$70

Details: This lot includes the six copies of Fortune magazine from 1939 shown in the corresponding image(s). These magazines feature an extra-large format on thick matte paper and run to about 150 pages each. The graphic design is particularly noteworthy. 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, such as tattered corners or bindings. Please examine the photos carefully.
 
Lot 3065

$40

Book Details: This lot includes the group of theological books shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 3066

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

- Sagittulae, Random Verses by E. W. Bowling - Dated 1885 by Longmans, Green, and Co.
- Twenty-One Indo-Anglian Poems - Edited by Vinayak Krishna Gokak - Dated 1975 by M. Seshachalam & Co. - First Edition - Ex-library volume.
- Songs from the Clay by James Stephens - Dated 1925 by The Macmillan Company - Signed Edition - Author-signed edition.
- City of Palaces: Poems by Isaac Berliner - Dated 1996 by Jacoby Press - Signed Edition - Author-signed first edition in intact dust jacket. Illustrations by Diego Rivera.
 
Lot 3067

$15

Title: Gustavus Adolphus: Social Aspects of the Thirty Years' War. Two Lectures
Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
City: London
Year: 1865
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 114 pages plus 6 pages of advertisements
Width: 4.75" Height: 7"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth. Book shows significant external wear, with markings to covers and portion of mid-section of spine cover detaching from rear gutter. Text block is shaken. Title page and several other pages are detached/detaching. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings.
 
Lot 3068

$110

Title: The Fully Framed Model: The HMN Swan Class Sloops of 1767-1780: A Guide for Building the Hull of a Fully Framed British Navel Swan Class Ship-Rigged Sloop of the 1770's. Suitably Adapted, the Experienced Reader May Use This Book as Basis for Constructing Models of Most Naval Vessels of the 1760-1800 Period. Volume One
Author:
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Piermont, New York
Year: 2007
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Width: 9" Height: 11.5"
Condition / Notes: New books with in excellent condition. With dust jackets. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos and drawings.

Please note that this lot contains 20 copies of THE SAME TITLE. All of these copies are in shrink wrap.
 
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