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Lot 4176

$25
This lot includes the group of antique theology titles shown in the corresponding image(s). The works in this lot include a Swedish translation of The True Power of Christianity and signed by the translator Charles Stenholm; a collection of works by Reverend Isaac Watts; a volume on Saul; and a collection of letters written on religious matters. The works in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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: $4.50
Lot 4177

$10
This lot includes the group of antique estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books include a Boyd's Hotel Directory; An American in Paris by Janet Flanner; Wassmuss "The German Lawrence" by Christopher Sykes; German Romance: Specimens of Its Chief Authors (two volumes); and three miniature volumes of four containing an English translation of Don Quixote. The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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 4178

$35
Title: Devonshire Pedigrees
Author: John Tuckett
Publisher: John Russell Smith
Printing Year: c1860

Condition/Details: Bound in dark chocolate with three quarter leather and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce copy of this genealogical piece, "recorded in the Herald's visitation of 1620: with additions from the Harleian Manuscripts and the printed collections of Westcote and Pole." The work includes pages of family trees in original handwriting and engravings of the coat of arms. This volume comes from the collection of a historical society. The volume shows external age/wear, with the front and rear boards detached, and the leather along the spine partially rubbed away. The front free endpaper, title page and first two pages of the book are detached, the remaining text block is well bound with age toned pages. The book measures approximately 8.5" x 11.5" and contains 192 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 4179

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on World War I:

- Source Records of the Great War Edited by Charles F. Horne and Walter F. Austin - Dated 1923 by National Alumni - Seven-volume set, decoratively bound, with bright gilt embossing and bright colors. The volumes show some wear, with two volumes lacking the spine covers and several with the spine cover beginning to separate. The front and rear boards are detached on volume one.
- The Yankee Mining Squadron, or Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage by Captain Reginald R. Belknap - Dated 1920 by The United States Naval Institute
- Norman Prince, A Volunteer Who Died For The Cause He Loved by George F. Babbitt - Dated 1917 by Houghton Mifflin Company
- Letters of a Canadian Stretcher Bearer by R. A. L. - Dated 1918 by Little, Brown, and Company
- The Good Soldier, A Selection of Soldiers' Letters, 1914-1918 by various authors - Dated 1918 by Macmillan Company

The books are ex-library volumes. 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: $20.50
Lot 4180

$10
This lot includes the group of World history books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes titles on Egypt, Europe, Palestine and Judaism, George IV, and Paris, among other topics. The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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: $13.50
Lot 4181

$200
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Edward Henry Potthast
Medium: Oil Painting on Canvas
Year: undated
Dimensions: Frame measures 18" by 14"

Details/Condition: This original piece features a beach scene by renowned Edward Henry Potthast, inscribed to Fernand Fonssagrives on the back (it is unclear who signed the work). The piece uses bright, vivid colors to portray children playing along the ocean's edge.

This piece comes from the collection of photographer Fernand Fonssagrives. Fernand Fonssagrives (June 8, 1910 - April 23, 2003), born near Paris, France, was a fashion photographer in the 1940s and 1950s when he took pictures for Town and Country and Harper's Bazaar magazines known for his 'beauty photography'. The native Frenchman lived the last 30 years of his life in Little Rock, Arkansas. His later pictures featured female nudes with patterns of light on their skin. He was a professional dancer, one of the top photographers in NYC and at one point the highest paid photographer in New York. He was an award winning sculptor working in Bronze, and an avid painter who wrote prolifically. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 4183

$20
This lot includes the group of antique poetry collections shown in the corresponding image(s). The poets in this lot include Augusta Chambers, Rabindranath Tagore, E.J.C. Kewen and Martha C. Canfield. This lot also includes a collection of poems from Ukraina, with Ruthenian poems. The books in this lot are ex-library. 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: $4.50
Lot 4184

$40
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes linen and Victorian lithograph books. The titles include Animals of All Lands, Humpy, Son of the Sands, Juvenile Painting Gallery (with some pictures painted by a previous owner), Noah's Ark (the spine cover has been updated); Mother Goose Jingles (the spine cover has been updated), and Greatest Show on Earth. 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: $4.50
Lot 4185

$10
Title: Memoirs of Prince Von Bulow
Translated by: F. A. Voigt
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
Printing Year: 1931
Number of Volumes: Complete four-volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce collection of the memoirs of Prince Von Bulow, a German statesman and politician. The volumes in this set include Volume I - From Secretary of State to Imperial Chancellor; Volume II - From the Morocco Crisis to Resignation; Volume III - The World War and Germany's Collapse; and Volume IV - Early Years and Diplomatic Service. The volumes are illustrated with photographs and frontispiece portraits.

Bernhard Heinrich Karl Martin von Bülow (May 3, 1849 – October 28, 1929), named in 1905 Prince (Fürst) von Bülow, was a German statesman who served as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for three years and then as Chancellor of the German Empire from 1900 to 1909. Bülow was described as possessing every quality except greatness. He had a round face with smiling blue eyes and a carefully trimmed moustache. He spoke several languages, was a charming conversationalist and was comfortably at home in high society with a capacity to entertain and impress even his opponents. Although highly ambitious, he was also vain and once he obtained power and position in the German government had no overaching ambition what to do with it, allowing others to guide policy. His character made him a good choice to work well with Emperor Wilhelm II, who required agreement and flattery from his senior ministers even if sometimes they then ignored his instructions. Bülow was a fine judge of mood and an expert flatterer, but could equally be cutting and contemptuous of both friends and enemies to others. He wrote four volumes of autobiography to be published after his death, which markedly altered public perception of his character as they included his candid and malicious descriptions of others. He was a fine debater in the Reichstag, although generally lazy in carrying out his duties. He was described by Friedrich von Holstein, who for 30 years was first councilor in the foreign department and a major influence on policy throughout that time, as having "read more Machiavelli than he could digest". His mother-in-law claimed, "Bernhard makes a secret out of everything." (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.5" x 9.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 4186

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

- The Records of a Church of Christ Meeting in Broadmead, Bristol by Edward Bean Underhill - Dated 1847 by J. Haddon
- Itinerary from Bordeaux to Jerusalem Translated by Aubrey Stewart - Dated 1887 - The front board and spine cover are detached from this volume. The volume includes original fold-out maps.
- A Handbook of Foreign Missions by uncredited author - Dated 1888 by The Religious Tract Society
- A volume of psalms printed in Arabic from Lebanon, bound in decorative bright blue paper wrappers.
The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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 4187

$100
Title: We Were Soldiers Once...And Young
Author: Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway
Publisher: Flat Signed Press

Condition/Details: Decoratively bound in black leather with gilt page edges, raised spine bands and bright gilt embossing, this volume is a scarce work signed by both authors. This volume has been carefully sealed in plastic with a certificate of authenticity from Flat Signed Press with the signatures of Moore and Galloway. The volume shows very well, and is like new in the protective plastic. The book measures approximately 6" x 9.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 4189

$20
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage Italy travel and souvenir books shown in the corresponding image(s). The lot includes a 1944 book on Pompeii, a book of artwork from Rome, a book of pictures of Ricardo di Napoli, and two copies of Cappella Sistina Roma. The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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: $4.50
Lot 4190

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage estate titles:

- The Boy's Own Annual, with Special Diamond Jubilee Supplement Edited by Robert Harding - R.T.S. Lutterworth Press - This is volume sixty-one, 1938-39.
- Songs of Kiwanis, The Official Song Book of the International Organization of Kiwanis Club Edited by Charles A. Gage - Dated 1924 by Kiwanis International - In original wrappers.
- The Flood of Years by William Cullen Bryant - Dated 1878 by G.P. Putnam's Sons
- Sermons by the Devil by Rev. W. S. Harris - Dated 1904 by The Minter Company
- The Devil of To-Day by Rev. I. Mench Chambers - Dated 1906 by John C. Winston Company - This volume is a subscription sample.

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: $10.50
Lot 4191

$50
Title: Southern Germany and The Austrian Empire
Author: Karl Baedeker
Publisher: Karl Baedeker
Printing Year: 1868

Condition/Details: Bound in stiff crimson leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is one of Baedeker's earliest travel handbooks. This volume on Southern Germany and the Austrian Empire is illustrated with eleven maps, all present in this volume, including many in color and/or fold-outs, and with many plates of town plans.

Verlag Karl Baedeker was a Germany-based publisher and pioneer in the business of worldwide travel guides. The guides, often referred as simply "Baedekers" (sometimes the term is used about similar works from other publishers, or in reference to any kind of guide), contain important introductions, descriptions of buildings, of museum collections, etc., written by the best specialists, and are frequently revised in order to be up to date. For the convenience of travelers, they are in a handy format and in small print. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The ex-library volume shows external age/wear, and is lacking the top portion of its spine cover. The text block is solidly bound with age toned pages. Some of the maps have small tears. The previous owner's signature is inside of the front board. The book measures approximately 4.25" x 6.5" and contains 395 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 4192

$90
Title: A Time to Heal, The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford
Author: Gerald R. Ford
Publisher: Harper & Row
Printing Year: 1979

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt embossing on spine and front board and in original, mylared dust jacket, this volume is a scarce signed copy of former President Gerald Ford's autobiography. Included with this volume is a certificate of authenticity from GAI, certifying Ford's signature, with the number GV 519351. The work is illustrated with photographs of the president's life. This volume shows well, with very light bumping to corners, a light smudge on the front cover of the jacket, and light wear to the extremities of the book. The text block is well bound, with crisp, clean pages. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9.5" and contains 454 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 4193

$15
This lot includes the group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes includes titles written by Rychard Doyle, William O. Stoddard, Harry Castlemon, Francis J. Finn, and two volumes by Harlan H. Ballard, as well as an antique book on Kindergarten Principles and Practice. The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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 4194

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles from the series Science in World War II:

- Applied Physics, Electronics, Optics and Metallurgy by various authors - Dated 1948 by Little, Brown and Company
- Rockets, Guns and Targets by various authors - Dated 1948 by Little, Brown and Company

The books in this lot are ex-library volumes from the Atlantic Monthly Press, bound in light grey boards with blue writing on the spine. 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: $4.50
Lot 4195

$15
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage history books shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes cover topics such as engineering, London, the glory and shame of England, and a biography of Captain Gronow (two-volume set). The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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: $15.50
Lot 4196

$10
This shelf lot includes the very large group of books on the history of England shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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: $62.50
Lot 4197

$60
This very large shelf lot includes the group of theology and social commentary books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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: $59.50
Lot 4198

$10
Title: The Holly Edition of the Works of Washington Irving
Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Printing Year: 1894
Number of Volumes: Thirty nine-volume set (lacking one volume)

Notes: Decoratively bound in maroon cloth with intricately designed bright gilt embossing on spine and boards, this antique set is a limited edition collection of Irving's works, including his works on Spain, Washington and Columbus, among others. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits and illustrations throughout. The ex-library volumes show well, with some mild external age/wear, including some rubbing and sunning to the spines. The books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 5.25" x 8". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $51.50
Lot 4199

$10
This lot includes the group of pamphlets from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of International Law, shown in the corresponding image(s). The ten volumes from 1920 and 1921 include summaries of the treaties and agreements on Outer Mongolia, Korea and Shantung; reports on a court of arbitral justice, a permanent court of international justice, expropriated religious properties in Portugal, the four power agreement for a loan to China and the future of international law; documents from the First Hague Peace Conference; and notes on sovereignty. The books in this lot are ex-library volumes, uniformly bound in paper boards with maroon cloth on the spine and gilt embossing. 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 4200

$25
Title: Letters to Washington and Accompanying Papers
Editor: Stanislaus Murray Hamilton
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Printing Year: 1898-1902
Number of Volumes: Complete five-volume set

Notes: Bound in navy cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce collection of Washington's letters and papers, published by the Society of the Colonial Dames of America. The ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6" x 9". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 4203

$30
This lot features the following group of Autocar antique magazine issues, from the collections of The Henry Ford:

Issue Dates: July 1920 - September 1920
Approximate Number of Issues: 26

Notes: Autocar is a weekly British automobile magazine published by Haymarket Motoring Publications Ltd. It is the oldest surviving car magazine in the world. The publication was launched as The Autocar "in the interests of the mechanically propelled road carriage" on 2 November 1895 when, it is believed, there were only six or seven cars in the United Kingdom. L. J. K. Setright suggests in his book on the social history of the motor car, that the magazine was set up as an organ of propaganda for Harry J. Lawson, who was an early journalist on the magazine, and the founder of the Daimler Motor Company. It claims to have invented the road test in 1928 when it analyzed the Austin 7 Gordon England Sunshine Saloon. It continues publishing weekly. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

Overall, the magazines in this lot show very nicely with front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. The magazines contain many original advertisements and pictures of classic automobiles. This is one of several lots of antique Autocar magazines from the 1910s and 1920s in our current catalog, please review the remaining lots for more details. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 4204

$175
Title: The Writings of Albert Gallatin
Editor: Henry Adams
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Co.
Printing Year: 1879
Number of Volumes: Complete three-volume set

Notes: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce collection of writings by the early politician Albert Gallatin. Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin (January 29, 1761 – August 12, 1849) was a Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, politician, diplomat, Congressman and the longest-serving United States Secretary of the Treasury. He was also a founder of New York University. Born in Switzerland, Gallatin immigrated to America in the 1780s, ultimately settling in Pennsylvania. He was politically active against the Federalist Party program, and was elected to the United States Senate in 1793, but was removed from office by a 14–12 party-line vote after a protest raised by his opponents suggested he had fewer than the required nine years of citizenship. In 1795 he was elected to the House of Representatives and served in the fourth through sixth Congresses, becoming House Majority Leader. He was an important leader of the new Democratic-Republican Party, and its chief spokesman on financial matters and opposed the entire program of Alexander Hamilton. He also helped found the House Committee on Finance (later the Ways and Means Committee) and often engineered withholding of finances by the House as a method of overriding executive actions to which he objected. While Treasury Secretary, his services to his country were honored in 1805 when Meriwether Lewis named one of the three headwaters of the Missouri River after Gallatin. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The ex-library volumes show well, with some mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.25" x 9.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 4205

$90
This very large shelf lot includes the group of World history books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot are ex-library volumes. 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: $57.50
Lot 4206

$20
This lot includes the group of three brightly painted mugs by Marta Becket shown in the corresponding image(s), each signed by Becket on the bottom. The mugs include two with handles on both sides. All three of the mugs have peoples faces and top halves painted in bright colors. One of the mugs has a chip approximately 1" long at the top, some chipping along the bottom and the handles. The other mugs also show minor chipping and crazing inside of the mugs. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Marta Becket (born August 9, 1924) is an actress, dancer, choreographer and painter who has been performing for four decades at her own theater, the Amargosa Opera House in Death Valley Junction, California. Amargosa (2000), Todd Robinson's documentary about Marta Becket won a 2003 Emmy Award for cinematographer Curt Apduhan, in addition to the film's numerous festival awards and nominations

This lot comes from the collection of photographer Fernand Fonssagrives. Fernand Fonssagrives (June 8, 1910 - April 23, 2003), born near Paris, France, was a fashion photographer in the 1940s and 1950s when he took pictures for Town and Country and Harper's Bazaar magazines known for his 'beauty photography'. The native Frenchman lived the last 30 years of his life in Little Rock, Arkansas. His later pictures featured female nudes with patterns of light on their skin. He was a professional dancer, one of the top photographers in NYC and at one point the highest paid photographer in New York. He was an award winning sculptor working in Bronze, and an avid painter who wrote prolifically. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 4207

$55
This lot includes the group of antique Baedeker's travel books shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes include:

- Paris and Environs - Three volumes from 1896, 1900 and 1904.
- Paris - One volume from 1876, front wrapper is detached, text block is separating.
- The Rhine From Rotterdam to Constance - One volume from 1889, lacking spine cover.
- London and Its Environs - Four volumes from 1892, 1894, 1900, and 1902, some of the fold-out maps are detached.
- Great Britain - One volume from 1906.
- Canada - One volume from 1907.

This collection contains several fold-out maps and maps throughout each volume. The ex-library volumes show wear, with tearing and water markings to several pages throughout the books. Additionally, some pages and maps may be detached. The volumes also have handwritten notes and previous owner's bookplates.

Verlag Karl Baedeker was a Germany-based publisher and pioneer in the business of worldwide travel guides. The guides, often referred as simply "Baedekers" (sometimes the term is used about similar works from other publishers, or in reference to any kind of guide), contain important introductions, descriptions of buildings, of museum collections, etc., written by the best specialists, and are frequently revised in order to be up to date. For the convenience of travelers, they are in a handy format and in small print. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

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: $12.50
Lot 4208

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of Christmas titles:

- Dolls, A Christmas Nonsense Play by Louise Van Voorhis Armstrong - Dated 1928 by Longmans, Green and Co. - Ex-library volume.
- Christ and Christmas by Reverend Mary Baker G. Eddy - Dated 1897 by Pleasant View - Ex-library, decorative volume.
- The World's Christmas Hymn, A Song of Songs by William Hayes Ward and Susan Hayes Ward - Dated 1883 by Anson D. F. Randolph & Company - Ex-library, decorative volume.

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: $4.50
Lot 4209

$30
Title: Les Bords Du Rhin
Author: Karl Baedeker
Publisher: Karl Baedeker
Printing Year: 1868

Condition/Details: Bound in stiff crimson leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is one of Baedeker's earliest travel handbooks. This volume in French on the Rhine is illustrated with seventeen maps, all present in this volume, including many in color and/or fold-outs, and with many plates of town plans.

Verlag Karl Baedeker was a Germany-based publisher and pioneer in the business of worldwide travel guides. The guides, often referred as simply "Baedekers" (sometimes the term is used about similar works from other publishers, or in reference to any kind of guide), contain important introductions, descriptions of buildings, of museum collections, etc., written by the best specialists, and are frequently revised in order to be up to date. For the convenience of travelers, they are in a handy format and in small print. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The ex-library volume shows external age/wear, and is lacking the top and bottom portions of its spine cover. The text block is solidly bound with age toned pages. The previous owner's signature is inside of the front board. The book measures approximately 4.25" x 6.5" and contains 395 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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