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Lot 5379

$90
This lot includes the group of antique books on history shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover a variety of topics, including Barrett Wendell, a history of the United States by Goodrich, the Army of the Potomac (signed by the author), a work on relativity and a work on chemical warfare, among others. 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 5380

$250
Title: Dickey Byrd
Author: Elizabeth Woodruff
Publisher: Milton Bradley Company
Printing Year: 1928 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in black and green marbled cloth with bright yellow design, this antique volume is the children's tale of Dickey Byrd, illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren. Gustaf Adolf Tenggren (November 3, 1896 - April 9, 1970) was a Swedish-American illustrator. He is known for his Arthur Rackham-influenced fairy-tale style and use of silhouetted figures with caricatured faces. Tenggren was a chief illustrator for The Walt Disney Company in the late 1930s, in what has been called the Golden Age of American animation, when animated feature films such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia, Bambi and Pinocchio were produced. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work is illustrated with six tipped-in color plates and twelve black and white drawings. Each of the illustrations have been accounted for in this volume. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 9.25" x 12" and contains 146 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5381

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of Civil War titles from the library of Union General Henry Slocum:

- Southern History of the War by E. A. Pollard - Dated 1866 by Charles B. Richardson - Two volumes in one. The volume shows a water mark on the inside corner of the frontispiece portrait and the first 115 pages. The front board is detached. This book includes the signature of General Slocum.
- Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, at the Second Session Thirty-Eight Congress - Dated 1865 by Government Printing Office - Three-volume set, decoratively bound in marbled boards with three quarter leather, gilt embossing and raised spine bands. The first book in the set contains the signature of General Slocum.

Henry Warner Slocum (September 24, 1827 – April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the American Civil War and later served in the United States House of Representatives from New York. During the war, he was one of the youngest major generals in the Army and fought numerous major battles in the Eastern Theater and in Georgia and the Carolinas. Controversy arose from his conduct at the Battle of Gettysburg, where he was accused of indecision and a dilatory advance to the battlefield, earning him the derogatory nickname "Slow Come". (courtesy of Wikipedia)


This group of volumes comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. 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: $13.50
Lot 5382

$110
Title: The Genealogist
Editor: Walford D. Selby
Publisher: George Bell & Sons
Printing Year: 1884-1887
Number of Volumes: Complete four-volume set

Notes: Bound in marbled boards with three quarter leather, raised spine bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce collection of The Genealogist, "A Quarterly Magazine of Genealogical, Antiquarian, Topographical and Heraldic Research." The work contains fold-out illustrations. The books in this set come from the library of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volumes show some external age/wear, with detached boards and endpapers. The books are well bound with lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6" x 9.75". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 5383

$15
This lot includes the group of vintage Mattel Music Maker Books from the 1950's shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot include Mary Had a Little Lamb, Oh Susanna and Birthday Party. These classic vintage volumes show well, with bright colors, and show some wear, with some of the front boards separated along the gutter, some pages detached and children's handwriting, and the music cranks do not play the music. 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 5384

$45
This lot includes the original commercial printing plate privately commissioned by the Fuertes family. This plate announces a Christmas sale held by the Fuertes' family, "Mrs. L. A. Fuertes announces A Christmas Sale of articles imported from Scotland, Holland, & Italy at her home the week beginning Monday Nov. 25."

A well-known painter and illustrator of birds, Louis Agassiz Fuertes was born on February 7, 1874 in Ithaca, New York. He was named after Louis Agassiz, a Harvard professor and naturalist. Growing up in Ithaca, Fuertes displayed an early interest in depicting birds. At the age of 14, he painted his first bird -- a male Red Crossbill. In 1892, he went on a family trip to Europe, where he was exposed to old master artworks, as well as many new species of birds. His parents' disapproval of painting as a career led him to enroll in Cornell University's Engineering School in 1893, from which institution he would graduate with an architecture degree, and also teach from 1923-1927. Upon graduating from college, he studied art for a year with Abbot H. Thayer, with whom he would remain in contact throughout his life. Another mentor Fuertes regarded highly was Elliot Coues, a leading ornithologist at the time. Fuertes created paintings and illustrations of birds for numerous books and magazines. For Arm & Hammer baking soda, he did a series of bird cards that were inserted into the product boxes, and which children enjoyed collecting. Fuertes was a member of several expeditions, one being the Harriman Alaska expedition in 1899, which allowed him to study and draw birds from around the world. His travels led him to explore Europe, Africa, Mexico, South America, the Caribbean, and the Bahamas. In his personal life, Fuertes married Margaret F. Sumner in 1904; they had two children. Fuertes did extensive field research, sketching birds in their natural habitats, and collecting specimens for studio resources. He had an innate ability to recreate a bird's coloring, anatomy, and position, as well as a capacity to recall precise detail from memory. Sadly, on August 22, 1927, Fuertes died when a train collided with his and his wife's car at Potter's Crossing, Unadilla, New York. "I still stick out for knowledge; good, sound, deep and appreciative knowledge as the one fundamental basic prerequisite of all art, and particularly of naturalistic art; my simple credo: it's easy, however, to believe in truth, as an abstract conception; quite another thing to discover and crystallize this truth into visible and permanent form." (Quote from: Peck, Robert McCracken. Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927). Southwest Art, Nov. 1983:142). (biography courtesy of National Museum of Wildlife Art) This printing plate shows well, mounted on a wooden block. Provided with this description is a photograph of the reverse of the plate. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 5385

$25
This lot includes the group of books on the Society of Cincinnati shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover a variety of topics, including histories of the involvement of Massachusetts and New Jersey citizens in the Society, among other topics. The Society of the Cincinnati is a historic organization with branches in the United States and France founded in 1783 to preserve the ideals and fellowship of the Revolutionary War officers and to pressure the government to honor pledges it had made to officers who fought for American independence. (history courtesy of Wikipedia) This lot of books comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain stamps and markings. 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 5386

$1300
This auction lot includes the following group of Civil War Confederacy histories:

- The Papers of Randolph Abbott Shotwell Edited by J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton - Dated 1929 by The North Carolina Historical Commission - Two-volume set.
- The History of a Brigade of South Carolinians by J. F. J. Caldwell - Dated 1866 by King & Baird
- United States "History" As the Yankee Makes and Takes It by A Confederate Soldier - Dated 1900 by Cussons, May & Co.

This group of volumes comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. 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 5387

$55
This lot includes the group of vintage pin-up, gossip and crime magazines shown in the corresponding image. This material includes issues of small magazines Exclusive, Tempo, People Today, Bare, He, and Cameo, as well as larger magazines Crime Police Cases, Confidential, True Weird, His World, Frolic, and See. 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 lot, 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 5388

$55
This lot includes the group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot include works from Shakespeare, a book of poetry, illustrations from Dickens' works, and more. 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. Some of the volumes in this lot do show age/wear indications, with some wear to the extremities and binding. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 5389

$70
Title: The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government
Author: Jefferson Davis
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Printing Year: 1881
Number of Volumes: Complete two-volume set

Notes: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce history written by Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. The book did not make much money during Davis's lifetime, but it provided for his widow after his death. Davis wrote the book in defense of his fellow Southerners, the people and the government of the Confederate States. He started writing it after returning from England in 1879 and had it published in 1881. His reputation in the South was restored by the book and by his warm reception on his tour of the region in 1886 and 1887. In numerous stops he attended "Lost Cause' ceremonies, where large crowds showered him with affection and local leaders presented emotional speeches honoring his sacrifices to the would-be nation. (history courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work is illustrated with portrait engravings throughout of important people in the Confederate government and army. The books in this set came from the library of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with rubbing along the board and spine edges, 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: $10.50
Lot 5390

$55
Title: The Pitcairn Island Register Book
Editor: Sir Charles Lucas
Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Printing Year: 1929

Condition/Details: Bound in blue-grey paper boards with blue cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce copy of the earliest record from within the settlement on Pitcairn Island, covering 1790 through 1854. The Pitcairn Islands, officially named the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, form a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. The islands are a British overseas territory (formerly a British colony), the last remaining in the Pacific. The four islands – named Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno – are spread over several hundred miles of ocean and have a total area of about 18 square miles (47 km2). Only Pitcairn, the second largest and measuring about 2 miles (3.2 km) across, is inhabited. The islands are best known as home of the descendants of the Bounty mutineers and the Tahitians (or Polynesians) who accompanied them, an event retold in numerous books and films. This history is still apparent in the surnames of many of the islanders. With only about 50 inhabitants (from four families as of 2010: Christian, Warren, Young and Brown), Pitcairn is the least populous and most remote jurisdiction in the world (although it is not a sovereign nation). The United Nations Committee on Decolonisation includes the Pitcairn Islands on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work includes a fold-out map. This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains 181 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5391

$60
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover the subjects of children's books, nursery rhymes, and their history. 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: $18.50
Lot 5392

$100
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are part of a 40,000-volume inventory that we are selling over the last half of 2010. Due to health reasons, an established online book dealer is closing his business and we are handling the marketing of his inventory through our regular auction schedule. PLEASE NOTE: the books offered in this lot are not located at our gallery and will be shipped or made available for pick-up at the consigners place of business in New Hope, Pennsylvania. 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. 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: $56.50
Lot 5393

$100
Title: The Army and Navy of the United States, From the Period of the Revolution to the Present Day
Author: William Walton
Publisher: George Barrie
Printing Year: 1889-1896
Number of Volumes: Two-volume set (Volumes I and II)

Notes: These very large volumes are bound in black cloth boards with three quarter leather, gilt embossing and raised spine bands. This antique set is a scarce collection of color prints of the United States Army and Navy. Both volumes are numbered 958, with volume one showing it was "subscribed for by General Stewart L. Woodford and presented by him to the Long Island Historical Society." Stewart Lyndon Woodford (September 3, 1835 New York City - February 14, 1913) was an American politician. In 1862 he entered the Union army as a volunteer, serving until 1865, during which time he became in succession chief-of-staff to Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore in the Department of the South, and military commandant of Charleston, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia. He attained by brevet the rank of brigadier general of volunteers. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1867 to 1868, elected in 1866 on the Republican ticket with Governor Reuben E. Fenton. In 1870, Woodford was the Republican candidate for Governor but was defeated by the incumbent Democrat John T. Hoffman. In 1872, he was elected as a Republican to the 43rd United States Congress and served from March 4, 1873, to July 1, 1874. Also in 1872 he was chosen to be a presidential elector. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

The books in this set came from the library of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. Volume one shows some external age/wear, with rubbing along the board edges and spine, with the text block well bound, with a few detached pages. Volume two shows more wear indications, with the boards detached and the spine cover separating, and the text block well bound. The books measure approximately 13" x 19". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 5394

$45
Title: Officers of the Army and Navy Who Served in the Civil War
Editor: Major William H. Powell and Medical-Director Edward Shippen
Publisher: L. R. Hamersly & Co.
Printing Year: 1892
Number of Volumes: Complete two-volume set

Notes: Bound black pebbled cloth with three quarter leather and gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce compilation of officers' biographies from the Army and Navy during the American Civil War. The work is illustrated with pictures of the officers. The books in this set come from the library of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volumes show external age/wear, with detached boards, lacking spine covers, and rubbing to the three quarter leather. The text blocks are well bound with lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 10" x 12.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 5395

$55
This lot includes the group of decorative antique poetry and literature books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot include works by Longfellow, Shelley, Bryant, Byron, and Tennyson, among others. 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 5396

$50
This lot includes the bound magazine and framed fashion plates shown in the corresponding image(s). The magazine volume contains Peterson's Magazine issues from 1864, with many engravings and hand-tinted fashion plates throughout. Additionally, this lot includes six framed antique, hand-tinted fashion plate engravings, ranging in size from 11" x 14.5" to 6" x 9". 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 5397

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

- Christian Gravestones by Wm. Sharp Ogden - Dated 1877 by B. T. Batsford
- Sepulchral Reminiscences of a Market Town by Dawson Turner - Dated 1848 by Charles Barber - The front and rear boards and endpapers are detached, and portions of the spine cover are lacking.
- Christian Epitaphs of the First Six Centuries by Rev. John McCaul - Dated 1869 by W. C. Chewett & Co. - The front and rear boards and endpapers are detached, and portions of the spine cover are lacking.
- Quaint Epitaphs by Susan Darling Safford - Dated 1898 by A. J. Ochs & Company
- The Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions in Greyfriars Churchyard, Edinburgh by James Brown - Dated 1868 by J. Moodie Miller - The boards are detached, the spine cover is lacking and the text block is separated.
- Chronicles of the Tombs a Select Collection of Epitaphs by Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - Dated 1864 by Bell & Daldy - The boards are detached, the spine cover is lacking and the text block is separated.
- Metrical Epitaphs, Ancient and Modern Edited by Rev. John Booth - Dated 1868 by Bickers and Son - The boards are detached.
- Epitaphs For Country Churchyards by Augustus J. C. Hare - Dated 1861 by John Henry and James Parker

This group of volumes comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. 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 5398

$130
Title: The Twenty-Seventh, A Regimental History
Author: Winthrop D. Sheldon
Publisher: Morris & Benham
Printing Year: 1866

Condition/Details: Decoratively bound in forest green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of the 27th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment, an infantry regiment recruited in New Haven, Connecticut for service in the American Civil War. In its nine months of service, the 27th fought in the three largest campaigns in the eastern theatre of the war. First at the Battle of Fredericksburg, in December 13, 1862; second at the Battle of Chancellorsville, on May 1, 2 and 3, 1863; and third at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 2 and 3, 1863. During the Battle of Chancellorsville, eight out of 10 companies making up the 27th were captured after fighting a fierce delaying action holding back Confederate forces so the Union Army could reorganize itself and hold of the confederates. At the Battle of Gettysburg, the 27th entered the battle with a total of 3 companies only 160 men out of the original 829 who had joined just nine months earlier. They occupied the portion of the union line known as "The Wheatfield," where the regiment successfully held back the rebels. By the end of the battle, 10 men were dead, 23 wounded, and 4 were missing. On July 18, 1863, what remained of the 27th was released from the Army of the Potomac and sent back to New Haven to be discharged. On the way home to Connecticut, they were reunited with 279 men who were captured at Chancellorsville, and had been paroled by the Confederates in a prisoner exchange. (history courtesy of Wikipedia)

This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 7.75" and contains 144 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5399

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the War of 1812:

- The Pictorial Field-Book of the War of 1812 by Benson J. Lossing - Dated 1869 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers - Re-bound in library-issued boards. Some pages are detached.
- An Address of Members of the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States by uncredited - Dated 1812 by S. Snowden - Rebound in cloth boards with tape along the spine.
- History of the Late War by H. M. Brackenridge - Dated 1846 by James Kay, Jun. & Brothers - Bound in original leather boards with paper on the spine (original spine cover is lacking).
- The Historical Reader, Containing The Late War by Gilbert Hunt - Dated 1819 by James A. Burtus - This volume has been restored, with tape along the boards and spine. The spine cover is lacking.

This group of volumes comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. 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 5400

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Civil War titles on the Confederacy:

- The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederacy by Edward A. Pollard - Dated 1866 by E. B. Treat & Co. - The boards are detached and the spine cover is lacking.
- Battle-Fields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh by An English Combatant - Dated 1864 by John Bradburn - The boards are detached and the spine cover is lacking.
- Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Secession by W. G. Brownlow - Dated 1862 by George W. Childs - Rebound in library-issued boards.
- Three Months in the Southern States by Lieut.-Col. Fremantle - Dated 1864 by John Bradburn - Rebound in library-issued boards.

This group of volumes comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. 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 5401

$110
Title: The Confederate Soldier in the Civil War, 1861-1865
Editor: Ben LaBree
Publisher: The Courier-Journal Job Printing Company
Printing Year: 1895

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce large format volume on the confederacy, with a complete history of its foundation and formation by Jefferson Davis, and a description of campaigns and battles by General Robert E. Lee. The work is illustrated with many a color frontispiece and many engravings throughout. This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows external age/wear, with the spine cover detached along the front board, and the front board detached from the volume. The text block is well bound with age toned pages, a few of which are detached. The bottom of the page edges show a light pink stain. The book measures approximately 12" x 16.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5402

$325
This lot includes the Autographed Clinton 1993 Inaugural Print shown in the corresponding image(s). Entitled "A Jubilant Welcome for Our New President and His Family! From the Children of America, Maurice Sendak and Harper Collins Publishers, January 20, 1993," this original two-color image print was commissioned as an official greeting to welcome in the Clinton era. The picture was also published in major national newspapers and sent selectively to leading bookshop clients who promote HarperCollins titles, and possibly given out as a keepsake souvenir at one of the Washington, D.C., inaugural parties. The exact limitation is unknown.

The actual image appears to be a duotone from graphite, with red and blue single rules surrounding the image area. Caption containing title appears below. This work measures approximately 12 1/2" x 13".

This is Mr. Sendak’s only political poster, with portraits of the First Family along with characters from his yet to be published "We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy" issued later that year. No copies were ever available for commercial sale, nor were prints ever issued autographed, except for the copy sent to the White House. Maurice Sendak has SIGNED his full name in full ink just below the blue printed boarder. The work is in excellent condition and still retains the white paper cover sheet used in packaging, as well as its printed cardboard sleeve. 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: $6.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 5403

$20
Title: Of Apes and Grapefruit (with Complete Spanglish-Spinglish Course)
Author: John Langley
Publisher: John Langley
Printing Year: 1963

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial paper wrappers, this vintage volume is a scarce special edition of this comical work, with tips for traveling to Mexico, and cartoons with Spanish text underneath and English translations on the back. According to the title page, the work is "bewilderingly illustrated by Hugh Harleston, Jr." The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains 77 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5404

$600
Title: Brief History of Company "B" Tenth Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, Confederate States Army
Author: J. R. Tolar
Publisher: uncredited
Printing Year: c1870

Condition/Details: Bound in paper wrappers, protected in a pamphlet binder, this antique volume is a scarce description . According to the text, the company "was organized as an independent military command a short time before South Carolina seceded from the Union, and was named in honor of a Senator from South Carolina, Brooks, who had the distinction of having caned Charles Sumner, a Senator from Massachusetts (noted for his hatred of the South), for some insulting remark. The Company was named 'Brooks Rifle Guards' and generally referred to as 'The Brooks Guards'." This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows light external age/wear, with a signature along the top of the front wrapper. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 32 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5405

$140
This lot includes the group of books on the Civil War shown in the corresponding image(s). The books cover a variety of topics, including the monument at Andsonville, Georgia; the memorial at Sumter; Gettysburg; the Great March; and more. This lot of books comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain stamps and markings. 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 5406

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage children's titles:

- Little Nemo in Slumberland Illustrated by Winsor McKay - Dated 1941 by Rand McNally and Company
- The Funny Little Book by Johnny Gruelle - Dated 1917 by M.A. Donohue Company
- Father Tom and the Pope; or, A Night at the Vatican by John Fisher Murray- Dated 1879 by T.B. Peterson & Brothers
- The Little Wilful Princess by David Cory- Dated 1927 by Dodd, Mead, and Company
- The Skating Gander by Alice Cooper Bailey- Dated 1927 by The P.F. Volland Company - Stated first edition

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 5407

$45
This lot includes the group of uniformly bound, decorative books from the Cabinet Library, published by Rand and Mann in 1849 shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover a variety of topics, including philosophy Indians, world history, literature, nature, and science, among others, and are illustrated with engravings. 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 5408

$10
This shelf lot includes the large group of mystery books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are part of a 40,000-volume inventory that we are selling over the last half of 2010. Due to health reasons, an established online book dealer is closing his business and we are handling the marketing of his inventory through our regular auction schedule. PLEASE NOTE: the books offered in this lot are not located at our gallery and will be shipped or made available for pick-up at the consigners place of business in New Hope, Pennsylvania. 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. 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: $56.50
Lot 5409

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Civil War battles and campaigns:

- Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1862 by Theodore F. Dwight - Dated 1895 by The Military Historical Society
- The Campaign of 1864 in the Valley of Virginia and the Expedition to Lynchburg by H. A. Du Pont - Dated 1925 by National Americana Society
- The Chattanooga Campaign, with Especial Reference to Wisconsin's Participation Therein by Michael Hendrick Fitch - Dated 1911 by Wisconsin History Commission
- An Address Delivered at Gettysburg, August 27, 1883 by Gen. Alexander S. Webb - Dated 1883 by Porter & Coates - Pages are detached.
- The Battle of Chancellorsville by Augustus Choate Hamlin - Dated 1896, Published by the Author

This group of volumes comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. 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 5410

$275
Title: The Historical Register of the United States
Author: T. H. Palmer
Publisher: G. Palmer
Printing Year: 1814
Number of Volumes: Complete three-volume set

Notes: Rebound in olive cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce compilation of statistics, documents, first-hand battle accounts, economic reports and more from the War of 1812. The books in this set come from the library of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with age toned pages. The books measure approximately 5.5" x 9". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 5411

$50
This lot includes the group of books on New York City shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover a variety of topics, Broadway, famous clubs such as the Savoy and the Stork Club, and a handbook on the Harlem Jive, among others. 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 5412

$500
Title: German Popular Stories
Collected by: M. M. Grimm
Publisher: Charles S. Francis
Printing Year: 1828

Condition/Details: Bound in paper-covered boards with three quarter leather and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of stories from Grimm, translated by Rinder Und Hans Marchen with original etchings by Cruikshank. George Cruikshank (27 September 1792 – 1 February 1878) was a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life. His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows external age/wear, with the rear board detached and rubbing to the boards and three quarter leather, with age toned pages and the previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper. The book measures approximately 3.5" x 6" and contains 214 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5413

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of estate titles:

- The Rose and the Ring, or the History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo by W. M. Thakeray - Dated c1900 by McLoughlin Brothers
- Pasha the Persian by Margaret Linden - Dated 1936 by Claude Kendall - Signed by illustrator Milt Gross.
- Paint & Colour Mixing by Arthur Seymour Jennings - Dated 1915 by Spon & Chamberlain - Includes color samples.
- Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Elders of Zion Translated by Victor E. Marsden - Dated c1945 by Christian Nationalist Crusade

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 5414

$40
Title: The Life of Stonewall Jackson
Author: A Virginian
Publisher: Charles B. Richardson
Printing Year: 1863

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth, this antique volume is a scarce biography of Stonewall Jackson, published during the Civil War. The work was taken from official papers, narratives and personal acquaintances of Jackson. The work is illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait of Jackson and an engraved portrait of Lt. Gen. Ewell.

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson as (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and probably the most well-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee. His military career includes the Valley Campaign of 1862 and his service as a corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia under Robert E. Lee. Confederate pickets accidentally shot him at the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 2, 1863, which the general survived, albeit with the loss of an arm to amputation. However, he died of complications of pneumonia eight days later. His death was a severe setback for the Confederacy, affecting not only its military prospects, but also the morale of its army and of the general public. (courtesy of Wikipedia)

This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows external age/wear, lacking its spine cover. The front board is detached. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.5" and contains 305 pages, with several additional pages of original advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5415

$20
Title: Sketches of the Naval History of the United States
Author: Thomas Clark, US Topographical Engineer
Publisher: M. Carey
Printing Year: 1813-14
Number of Volumes: Complete x volume set

Notes: Bound in paper boards with black lettering, this antique set is a scarce early history of the United States Navy, from the Revolutionary War through 1814. The first volume appears to be a first edition, and the second volume states it is the second edition. The books in this set come from the library of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volumes show external age/wear, with ink staining to the boards of the first volume, and tape along the spines of both volumes, as well as detached boards and pages. The pages are age toned, with deckled edges and some chipping and tearing. The books measure approximately 4.75" x 8.75". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5416

$55
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage books by John Burke shown in the corresponding image(s). The books include a 1938 volume of Burke's Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage; an 1851 Encyclopedia of Heraldry; an 1884 volume of The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; and a two-volume set of the 1891 Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry. This lot of books comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain stamps and markings. 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
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