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Lot 5266

$50
Title: Genealogical Memoirs of the Royal House of France, Forming a Commentary Upon the Genealogical Table
Author: Richard Barre, Lord Ashburton
Publisher: William Nicol, Shakespeare Press
Printing Year: 1825

Condition/Details: This large antique volume, rebound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, is a scarce description of the genealogy of French nobility. The work includes a large color-coded fold-out family tree. 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 some rubbing to the boards and spine. The text block is solidly bound with age toned pages. The fold-out shows some wear with several sections detached. The book measures approximately 12.5" x 17.5" and contains 199 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5267

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the Civil War:

- Memorial Ceremonies at the Graves of our Soldiers by Frank Moore - Dated 1869 by uncredited publisher - The volume shows sunning and wear to the spine.
- Christian Memorials of the War: Or, Scenes and Incidents by Horatio B. Hackett - Dated 1864 by Gould and Lincoln - This volume has been rebound in library-issued boards and has a water marking on the bottom page edge.
- The Uprising of a Great People by Mary L. Booth - Dated 1862 by Charles Scribner - Translated from French. The front board and first signature of pages are detached, and the spine cover is lacking.
- Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and the Romaunt Abroad During the War by Geo. Alfred Townsend - Dated 1866 by Blelock & Company

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 5268

$900
This lot includes the original pencil drawing "Chicken Soup with Rice" (5629) by Maurice Sendak shown in the corresponding image(s). This drawing was prepared in 1974 to teach the animators at Weston Woods his precise line and style in creating characters for "Really Rosie with the Nutshell Kids," its music composed by Carole King. This award-winning film (first broadcast on CBS-TV, February 1975) is based on Mr. Sendak's very successful miniature four-volume "Nutshell Library" (1962) using his actual printed text and some additional lyrics to link the narrative together; afterwards it was adapted to become a live, off-Broadway musical in 1980.

Animators prepared this picture in graphite and blue pencil with red highlights, drawn on a typical punched loose-leaf sheet measuring 10 1/4" x 12 1/2". The artist has attached a smaller sheet (9" x 11 1/2") revising their conception by re-drawing the upper half of Rosie dressed with her hat, stole and gloves, wielding partly drawn giant spoons, but not the bowl she stands in (which we can still be seen from behind). The actual size of this drawing is 5" x 5 1/2", also with his penciled signature signed lower right with the month "Jan." penciled below to indicate it is for the first calendar sequence of "Chicken Soup with Rice."

Maurice Sendak (b. 1928) is generally considered the most important book artist (illustrator) from the second half of the 20th century. This drawing sheet by Sendak is registered as #5629 in the artist's digital image database as evidence of its authenticity and as a record of his creative genius. 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 5269

$20
Title: The War Manual, the World's Work
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company
Printing Year: 1914

Condition/Details: Bound in bright orange wrappers with green border and protected in a pamphlet binder, this antique volume is a scarce volume released before the United States' entry into World War I, providing "Facts everyone needs to know about the causes of the War, the armies, navies, finances and principal characters of the countries involved, 100 illustrations and maps and complete index." This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows some external age/wear, with chipping and small tears to the wrappers and page edges and some pages folded at the corners. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 7.25" x 10" and contains 136 pages, with many pages of advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5270

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of Civil War histories on General Grant:

- Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant - Dated 1885 by Charles L. Webster & Company - Two-volume set.
- Grant and His Campaigns: A Military Biography by Henry Coppee - Dated 1866 by Charles B. Richardson
- History of Grant's Campaign for the Capture of Richmond by John Cannon - Dated 1869 by Longmans, Green, and Co. - The volume is lacking its spine cover and the boards and some pages are detached.

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: $12.50
Lot 5271

$25
Title: Mass. Institute of Technology - '92 Technique
Editor: Richard Waterman, Jr.
Publisher: uncredited
Printing Year: 1892

Condition/Details: Bound in light grey cloth with black and red embossing, this antique volume is a scarce, antique yearbook from MIT. The work is illustrated with many photographs and illustrations depicting various fraternities, social clubs and athletics from the College. The volume shows light external age/wear, with some sunning and rubbing to the boards and spine, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 8.5" x 10" and contains 245 pages, plus many pages of advertisements at the beginning and end of the volume. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5272

$40
Title: Nursery Book
Author: uncredited
Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers
Printing Year: c1895

Condition/Details: Bound in color pictorial linen wrappers, this antique volume is a scarce children's alphabet book in mint condition. This new-old-stock comes from the archives of McLoughlin Brothers and has never been circulated. This volume contains color illustrations and a poem for each letter of the alphabet. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 8.5" x 11" and is unpaginated. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5273

$25
This lot includes the group of books on the genealogy and history of Suffolk and Surrey shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover a variety of topics, including a three-volume set on the Parish Register of Surrey, and surnames of Suffolk and England, among others. 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 5274

$90
Title: The Colors of the United States First Raised Over the Capitol of the Confederate States, April 3, 1865
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Morrisania
Printing Year: 1866 Limited edition

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce limited edition of a memoir originally written for The Gazette, a weekly newspaper, and was printed in this volume in order to "save the record which it contains from the common fate of all newspaper articles." This work is number 24 of 26 printed pieces. This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows external age/wear, as it has been stored in a pamphlet binder and is lacking its original wrappers. The lightly age toned pages show well, with several detached. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 10" and contains 17 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5275

$60
This lot includes the group of antique decorative books by Horatio Alger, Jr. shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 5276

$60
Title: Baronia Anglica, An History of Land-Honors and Baronies and of Tenure in Capite
Author: Thomas Madox
Publisher: Francis Gosling
Printing Year: 1741

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled boards with three quarter leather, bright gilt embossing and raised spine bands, this antique volume is a scarce genealogical history, with an engraving of books on the title page. 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 boards detached and rubbing/wear to the three quarter leather. The text block is well bound with age toned pages. The previous owner's signature is on the title page. The book measures approximately 9.25" x 14". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5277

$250
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the history of the Confederate states:

- The Official and Statistical Register of the State of Mississippi, 1908 by Dunbar Rowland - Dated 1908 by Brandon Printing Company - Large volume, shows wear with front board and first signature of pages detached, portion of spine cover detached.
- The Alabama Arbitration by Thomas Willing Balch - Dated 1900 by Allen, Lane & Scott
- Address Delivered Before the Confederate Survivors' Association in Augusta, Georgia, April 26th 1893 by Col. Joseph B. Cumming - Dated 1893 by Chronicle Job Printing Company - Original brown front wrapper bound in marbled boards. Wrapper is detached.
- In the Lowlands of Louisiana in 1863 by Rev. Andrew M. Sherman - Dated 1908, published privately - Front stiff wrapper is detached.
- Georgia in the War, 1861-1865 by Chas. Edgeworth Jones - Dated 1909 by Historian Camp - Author-signed.

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 5278

$400
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: F. O. C. Darley
Medium: Original drawing
Year: 1840
Dimensions: Unframed, measures 6.5" by 8"

Details/Condition: This piece features a signed original drawing by renowned artist F. O. C. Darley, portraying an old man talking with a young girl and her dog over a fence. The work is intricately detailed, with much attention paid to shadowing. The work contains Darley's signature in the bottom right corner.

Felix Octavius Carr Darley (18211888), often credited as F. O. C. Darley, was an American painter in watercolor and illustrator, known for his illustrations in works by well-known 19th century authors, including: James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Clement Clarke Moore. After being exposed early to the Neo-classical style of John Flaxman, Darley began his career as an illustrator in Philadelphia in 1842. Following a sketching trip west of the Mississippi during the summer of that year, he produced outline drawings that were adapted into lithographs appearing in Scenes in Indian Life (1843). His early book illustrations were published in periodicals such as Democratic Review and Godey's Magazine. Working in line drawing, lithography and wood- and steel-engraving, his first major success was his series of illustrations for John Frost's Pictorial History of the United States (1844). (biography courtesy of Wikipedia and answers.com)

The work shows well, with light age indications. There are small water markings and rubbing to the drawing. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 5279

$40
This lot includes the group of decorative antique United States history books shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 5280

$110
Title: Statement of the Disposition of Some of the Bodies of Deceased Union Soldiers and Prisoners of War, Whose Remains Have Been Removed to National Cemeteries
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Printing Year: 1868-1869
Number of Volumes: Complete four-volume set

Notes: Bound in the original paper wrappers, this antique set is a scarce collection of this post-Civil War statement from the government. 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, with some minor chipping and tearing to the wrappers and pages, 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: $4.50
Lot 5281

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the War of 1812:

- The Second War with England by J. T. Headley - Dated 1853 by Charles Scribner - Two-volume set.
- A Narrative of the Affair of Queenstown; in the War of 1812 by Solomon Van Rensselaer - Dated 1836 by Leavitt, Lord & Co. - Front board and free endpaper, and spine cover are detached.
- Barbarities of the Enemy, Exposed in a Report by uncredited author - Dated 1814 by Isaac Sturtevant - Front board and free endpaper are detached.
- The Late War, Between the United States and Great Britain by Gilbert J. Hunt - Dated 1816 by David Longworth - The front board, front free endpaper and first signature are detached, and taped along the spine.
- An Impartial and Correct History of the War Between the United States of America and Great Britain by T. O'Connor - Dated 1817 by John Low - Rear board is detached. Front board is taped to the spine.

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: $7.50
Lot 5282

$45
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes antique photographs and excised pages from books, as well as vintage prints, watercolors and excised pages from books. Included are photographs of everyday people, as well as professional photographs of models. Additionally, both amateur and professional artwork is included. 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: $8.50
Lot 5283

$60
Title: A Monograph of the Work of Mellor Meigs & Howe
Author: uncredited
Publisher: The Architectural Book Publishing Co.
Printing Year: 1923

Condition/Details: Bound in oversized blue-grey cloth with navy spine backing, bright gilt embossing and the original paper dust jacket, this antique volume documents the work of the famous Philadelphia-based firm that designed many outstanding residences in Mid-Atlantic and New England states. The work is illustrated with many photographs of the buildings, with the architectural designs. The volume shows light external age/wear, with some rubbing and chipping to the dust jacket. The text block is well bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 12" x 16.5" and contains 212 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 5284

$40
This very large shelf lot includes the group of history books shown in the corresponding image(s). 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: $66.50
Lot 5285

$140
Title: Fac Simile of an Ancient Heraldic Manuscript Emblazoned by Sir David Lyndsay of The Mount Lyon, King of Armes 1542
Editor: David Laing
Publisher: William Paterson
Printing Year: 1878 Limited edition

Condition/Details: Decoratively bound in cream cloth with bright gilt embossing and a red lion on the front board, this antique volume is a scarce facsimile of an ancient heraldic manuscript by Sir David Lyndsay, a Scottish officer of arms and poet of the 16th century. This volume is a limited edition, numbered 107 of 250, signed by the editor. The work is illustrated with many color coats of arms. This volume comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain typical stamps and markings. The volume shows external age/wear, the front and rear boards are detached and much of the spine cover is lacking. The text block is separated into several sections and some pages are detached. The illustrations show very well, with bright colors. The book measures approximately 10" x 14" and contains 133 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5286

$130
Title: Life with the Thirty-Fourth Mass. Infantry in the War of the Rebellion
Author: William S. Lincoln
Publisher: Noyes, Snow & Company
Printing Year: 1879

Condition/Details: Decoratively bound in black cloth with bright gilt embossing on the spine and front board, this antique volume is a scarce collection of the memories of William S. Lincoln and the 34th Mass. Infantry. The work includes a handwritten letter from E. T. Lincoln, dated August 1897, the author's wife after his death. In the letter, she writes that the book details her husband's "account of escaping prison and wondering in the mountains for seventeen days with one comrade, living on berries and an occasional piece of bread when they dared venture to ask for it." She also talks of an injury he had, from which he lost the use of his left hand. 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 6" x 9.5" and contains 459 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5287

$100
This very large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Books include Mother Goose's Rhymes, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Pinocchio, and a variety of children's stories and fairytales. 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: $75.50
Lot 5288

$30
This lot includes the group of books on art shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this include a volume on the works of Ansel Adams, the history of art, three German volumes on Baroque and Renaissance paintings, a collection of unbound reproductions of the World's great paintings, and a volume on the treasures of the Smithsonian museum. 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 5289

$20
This lot includes the group of books on genealogy and heraldry shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot include a 1959 edition of Burke's Peerage Baronetage & Knightage and works on British topography, peerage of England, and a manual on genealogy, among others. 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: $25.50
Lot 5290

$400
Title: The Publications of the Harleian Society
Author: various
Publisher: The Society
Printing Year: 1877-1943
Number of Volumes: 73-volume set

Notes: Bound in original brown cloth with bright gilt embossing on front board and spine, this antique set is a scarce publication of works from the Harleian Society, starting in 1877. The Harleian Society was founded in 1869 for the purpose of publishing manuscripts of the heraldic visitations of the counties of England and Wales, and other unpublished manuscripts relating to genealogy, armory, and heraldry in its widest sense. Since its inception, the Harleian Society has published more than ninety volumes of parish registers, fifty four volumes of heraldic visitations, and seventy volumes drawn from other sources. The collection available in this lot include 73 volumes of the parish registers. (history courtesy of Wikipedia)

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, boards may be detached or cracked along the hinge and the spine covers may be separating or show other wear. The text blocks are solidly bound with lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 7.5" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $118.50
Lot 5291

$80
Title: The Campaign of General Scott in the Valley of Mexico
Author: Lieut. Raphael Semmes
Publisher: Moore & Anderson
Printing Year: 1852

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth, this antique volume is a scarce description of General Scott during the Mexican-American War, published the year the General unsuccessfully ran for President. The work is illustrated with a fold-out map as the frontispiece.

Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 May 29, 1866) was a United States Army general, and unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852. Known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "Grand Old Man of the Army," he served on active duty as a general longer than any other man in American history and many historians rate him the ablest American commander of his time. Over the course of his forty-seven-year career, he commanded forces in the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Black Hawk War, the Second Seminole War, and, briefly, the American Civil War, conceiving the Union strategy known as the Anaconda Plan that would be used to defeat the Confederacy. He served as Commanding General of the United States Army for twenty years, longer than any other holder of the office.
A national hero after the Mexican-American War, he served as military governor of Mexico City. Such was his stature that, in 1852, the United States Whig Party passed over its own incumbent President of the United States, Millard Fillmore, to nominate Scott in the United States presidential election. Scott lost to Democrat Franklin Pierce in the general election, but remained a popular national figure, receiving a brevet promotion in 1856 to the rank of lieutenant general, becoming the first American since George Washington to hold that rank. (biography 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, with tape along the spine, a handwritten spine label and sunning to the boards. The text block is well bound with age toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8" and contains 367 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5292

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Civil War histories on General McClellan:

- Report on the Organization and Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac by George B. McClellan - Dated 1864 by Sheldon & Company - The volume is lacking its spine cover and the front board and free endpaper are detached.
- General McClellan and The Conduct of the War by William Henry Hurlbert - Dated 1864 by Sheldon & Company
- The Siege of Richmond: A Narrative by Joel Cook - Dated 1862 by George W. Childs
- Army of the Potomac. Behind the Scenes by Alfred L. Castleman - Dated 1863 by Stickland & 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: $7.50
Lot 5293

$30
This lot includes the group of vintage Skeezix books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot include Skeezix and Uncle Walt, Skeezix and Pal, and Skeezix at the Circus. 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 5294

$60
Title: Black Beauty, His Grooms and Companions, The "Uncle Tom's Cabin" of the Horse
Author: A. Sewell
Publisher: D. Lothrop Company
Printing Year: 1890

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is the first American edition of the classic story of Black Beauty. The work is illustrated with black and white engravings throughout. This volume contains information from the American Humane Education Society on humane treatment of horses. The volume shows some external age/wear, with rubbing along the board and spine edges and some water markings on the boards. The text block is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7" and contains 245 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5295

$30
Title: The Ancestor, A Quarterly Review of County and Family History, Heraldry and Antiquities
Author: various
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company and Archibald Constable & Co.
Printing Year: 1903-1905
Number of Volumes: Twelve-volume set, Volumes I-XII

Notes: Bound in light salmon cloth with paper spine labels, this antique set is a scarce bound compilation of this antique quarterly report. The work is illustrated with engravings throughout, some in color. 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 spine covers separating from boards, and boards separating or detached. The spine cover is lacking on one volume. Overall, the text blocks appear to be solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 10.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 5296

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the Civil War:

- The C.S.A. and the Battle of Bull Run by J. G. Barnard - Dated 1862 by D. Van Nostrand - This volume shows some wear, with darkening along the spine, the front board splitting along the gutter and some pages becoming detached.
- Lyrics, Incidents and Sketches of the Rebellion Compiled by Ledyard Bill - Dated 1866 - Front and rear boards, front papers and spine cover are detached.
- Rosecrans' Campaign with the Fourteenth Army Corps, or the Army of the Cumberland by W.D.B. - Dated 1863 by Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co. - Front and rear boards, spine cover and front pages are detached.
- The South Since the War by Sidney Andrews - Dated 1866 by Ticknor and Fields - Front and rear boards are detached, spine cover and front free endpaper are lacking. A portion of the title page is lacking.
- My Cave Life in Vicksburg by A Lady - Dated 1864 by D. Appleton and Company - Front board is split from the text block and front free endpaper is detached.

This group of volumes comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain 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: $7.50
Lot 5297

$55
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot include topics detailing children's books and illustrators such as The Wind in the Willows, and illustrators Howard Pyle and Maxfield Parrish, 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: $20.50
Lot 5298

$225
Details/Condition: Maurice Bernard Sendak (born June 10, 1928) is an American writer and illustrator of children's literature. He is best known for his book "Where the Wild Things Are," published in 1963. Sendak gained international acclaim after writing and illustrating "Where the Wild Things Are," a Caldecott Medal-winning picture book about a boy banished to his bedroom without his supper. He deals with his anger by imagining himself king of an island filled with enormous, frightening monsters. Critically acclaimed and controversial, Sendak is one of the first children's writers to deal frankly with the fears and anxieties of childhood. "Where the Wild Things Are" is the first in a trilogy, to be followed by "In the Night Kitchen" (1970) and "Outside over There" (1981), which, in Sendak's words, are "all variations on the same theme: how children master various feelings--anger, boredom, fear, frustration, jealousy--and manage to come to grips with the realities of their lives."

Mr. Sendak's original drawings are constantly in demand by museums, art galleries and collectors everywhere. Although most of his original work is archived at the Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia, his pictures are represented in many major collections around the world. It understates his importance to simply call him a genius in his field: he has been called "the Picasso of Children's Books", and for more than a half-century his work has been critically praised, admired and emulated. Retrospective exhibitions have been held at the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1975), the Pierpont Morgan library (New York, 1981), the Indianapolis Museum of Art (1999), the Brennan Jewish Heritage Museum in Atlanta (2001, a version of which went on national tour), the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Books (November 2002), Brandywine River Museum (2003), and most recently a remarkable survey of his art at the Jewish Museum (New York, 2005) covering both his book work and sets/costumes for opera and ballet, subsequently extending the show to the Tampa Art Museum in Florida (2006).

Bram Stoker's DRACULA - a Centennial Exhibition at the Rosenbach Museum & Library (Philadelphia 1997), RARE POSTER picturing an unique design by Mr Sendak -- showing Jonathan Harker and Prof Abraham Van Helsing staring hypnotically into each other's eyes while Lucy is near-death (the Transylvanian Count watches through the window). The poster is SIGNED IN INK BY THE ARTIST underneath his image. Measures 17 x 11 inches. This centenary exhibition mounted at the Rosenbach Museum highlighted the original handwritten manuscript titled "The Un-Dead", various outlines by Stoker on vampires, tombstones, and Transylvania, and a first edition of the book (London 1897) in its original printed paper dust-jacket. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 5299

$225
Title: Our Army on the Rio Grande
Author: T. B. Thorpe
Publisher: Carey and Hart
Printing Year: 1846

Condition/Details: Rebound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of the Mexican-American War, published during the first year of the War. According to the title page, this volume is "A short account of the important events transpiring from the time of the removal of the 'army of occupation' from Corpus Christi, to the surrender of Matamoros; with descriptions of the Battle of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, the Bombardment of Fort Brown and the ceremonies of the surrender of Matamoros." The work is illustrated with many engravings throughout, including several full-page engravings. 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 age toned pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7.5" and contains 300 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5300

$10
This lot includes the antique German genealogical magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). These lot includes approximately fifteen issues of Genealogische Kwartierstaten van Nederlandsche Geslachten (translated to Dutch Genealogical Family Pedigrees) from 1868-69. The issues include thin yellow paper wrappers and plates with engravings of coats of arms and family trees. This lot of magazines comes from the collection of a historical society and may contain stamps and markings. The magazines show age/wear indications, with the wrappers detached and chipping to the pages and wrappers. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 5301

$45
Title: A Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics
Author: Francis Turner Palgrave
Publisher: Duffield & Company
Printing Year: 1911

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with pictorial front board and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce volume of songs and lyrics by Francis Turner Palgrave. The work is illustrated by Maxfield Parish, with eight full-page color plates, including frontispiece. The endpapers are also illustrated. The volume shows light external age/wear, with rubbing to the board and spine edges and the boards separating along the gutters. The text block is well bound, with clean pages with deckled edges. The book measures approximately 7.5" x 9.5" and contains 373 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 5302

$50
Title: The State of New Hampshire, Rolls of the Soldiers in the Revolutionary War
Author: Isaac W. Hammond
Publisher: Parsons B. Cogswell
Printing Year: 1885
Number of Volumes: Four-volume set, Complete four volumes on War Rolls, part of a larger series on New Hampshire

Notes: Bound in library-issued navy cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce history of New Hampshire's roll in the Revolutionary War. 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 clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.5" x 9". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
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