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Lot 4329

$55
Title: York Deeds
Author: various
Publisher: John T. Hull and B. Thurston & Co.
Printing Year: 1880s-1890s
Number of Volumes: 10-volume set

Notes: Bound in tan cloth with leather spine labels and gilt lettering, this antique set provides an early history of Maine. These volumes have been rebound in modern boards. The volumes show light external age/wear, and are solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Some pages may show chipping and wear. A historical society's stamp is present on the title page. The books measure approximately 6" x 9.25".
 
Lot 4332

$40
This lot includes the group of antique literature books shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors in this lot include James Fennimore Cooper, Joel Chandler Harris (in a library binding), Harvester Hiram, Carol Vox and a signed, limited edition privately published volume by an unknown author. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4333

$35
This lot includes the group of 100 original, antique tobacco cards shown in the corresponding image. This group includes two complete sets from Player's Cigarettes, "Fresh Water Fish" and "Butterflies". Both sets of these cards were issued by John Player & Sons, a branch of the Imperial Tobacco Co. of Great Britain & Ireland. These cards show very well, with only light age/wear indications. The colorful illustrations remain bright and striking. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 4334

$35
This lot includes the group of railroad ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes advertising pieces, maps, pamphlets, photographs and more. Railways mentioned in this material include Northern Pacific, Yellowstone Park Line; Southern Pacific Lines; New York, Lake Erie and Western R. R. Co.; The Coronation Scot, Great Britain's Luxury Train; Railway Express Agency; Chicago City Railway Co. and more. 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. 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.
 
Lot 4335

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of decorative antique literature 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 large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4336

$50
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage music-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes an assortment of sheet music and music related magazines. 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.  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.
 
Lot 4337

$500
Title: At The Zoo, A Book of Block-Prints of Wild Animals Sketched at Washington Park Zoo
Illustrator: Kendrick Bell
Publisher: Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project
Printing Year: c1935

Condition/Details: Bound in large light brown cloth-covered folio with a paper label and original ties, this vintage volume was created by the Milwaukee Works Project Administration. The volume contains eleven color wood block prints of animals at the zoo, with verse underneath, plus title page. The prints are mounted on stiff paper sheets, with a paper frame mounted along the top edge of each, framing the prints and covering the verse until lifted. The prints and verse have clear tape at each corner securing them to the stiff paper. This is an ex-library volume, with stickers on the front cover. The volume shows some external age/wear, with rubbing, sunning and moisture indications to the cloth folio. The pages are loose in the folio, as issued. The large folio measures approximately 14" x 18".
 
Lot 4338

$25
This lot includes the group of world history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Included in this lot are several antique titles on world travel to Egypt and Japan, a report from Pennsylvania from the Bureau of Statistics, and a report on New York's involvement at the World's Columbian Exposition. Also included are two author-signed volumes on Mandalay and a biography of adventurer William Elwood (Tony) Dohery, Jr. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4339

$80
This lot includes the group of antique ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes many cooking pamphlets with recipes and guidance on cooking, as well as other domestic science pamphlets, providing guidance on entertaining and cleaning. 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.
 
Lot 4340

$40
This lot features the following group of vintage women's magazine issues:

Titles: Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, The American Home
Issue Dates: 1940s-60s
Approximate Number of Issues: 30

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Included in this lot is a 1950 issue of Redbook featuring a story by Dr. Seuss. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, age-toning and other wear.
 
Lot 4342

$40
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes advertisements, travel souvenirs, a ledger from 1858 New Orleans, a small 1913 calendar, genealogy material, photographs, a 1909 docket of Edwin Howell of Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania, and much more. 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. 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.
 
Lot 4343

$30
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes fine condition newspaper comics from the 1960s, as well as bargain catalogs from the 1930s and women's catalogs from the 1920s-1940s. 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.  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.
 
Lot 4344

$60
Title: The North Country: A History, Embracing Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis and Franklin Counties, New York
Author: Harry F. Landon
Publisher: Historical Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1932
Number of Volumes: Complete three-volume set

Notes: Bound in dark green cloth with raised spine bands and gilt lettering, this antique set provides a historical description of Northern New York State, including a portion of the Adirondack Mountains. The work is illustrated with full-page plates portraying well-known sites, buildings and people throughout the countries. The volumes show moderate external age/wear, with some moisture indications and rubbing. The volumes are solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages, featuring marbled edges. The books measure approximately 8" x 10.75".
 
Lot 4345

$55
This shelf lot includes the group of New York State history and estate 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 large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4347

$30
Title: Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts
Author: various
Publisher: Colonial Society of Massachusetts
Printing Year: late 1800s-1970s
Number of Volumes: 46-volume set

Notes: Bound in navy cloth with gilt lettering and emblem, this antique set provides a history of Massachusetts from the Colonial Society's records. The volumes show light external age/wear, and are overall solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Some pages may show light chipping and wear. A historical society's bookplate is present on the front endpapers. The books measure approximately 6.75" x 9.5".
 
Lot 4348

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage United States history titles:

- The Spy of the Rebellion by Allan Pinkerton - Dated 1886 by G. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers - Moisture indications.
- The Life of Gen. Philip H. Sheridan by Frank A. Burr and Richard J. Hinton - Dated 1888 by J. A. & R. A. Reid
- The Oregon Trail, Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life by Francis Parkman - Dated 1885 by Little, Brown, and Company
- France and England in North America by Francis Parkman - Dated 1885 by Little, Brown and Company - "Part Third" only.
- Down the Great River by Captain Willard Glazier - Dated 1889 by Hubbard Brothers - Front endpapers detached.
- The Frontier by Ward Platt - Dated 1908 by Eaton & Mains
- The Chapter in Your Life Entitled San Francisco by uncredited author - Dated 1947 by Californians Inc.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4349

$10
This lot includes the group of antique music-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes antique magazines, sheet music, songbooks, Broadway music, and more. 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. 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.
 
Lot 4350

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage literature:

- A Poetical Translation of the Works of Horace by Horace and notes by Philip Francis - Dated 1779 by Alexander Donaldson (Edinburgh) - Ninth Edition, bound in full leather, showing advanced wear and some restoration work.
- The Prince of Abissinia, A Tale by uncredited author - Dated 1793 by F. F. and C. Rivington (London) - Ninth Edition, bound in full leather, showing advanced wear.
- Animal Farm by George Orwell - Dated 1946 by Harcourt, Brace and Company - Early American edition, with no additional dates listed. Bound in olive green cloth binding.
- Tales of the Fish Patrol by Jack London - Dated 1905 by International Fiction Library - In a pictorial dust jacket, with the illustration signed LEO in the print.
- A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman - Dated c1935 by Golden Eagle Press - In gold slip case, features uncut pages throughout.
- Autumn in the Valley by Mrs. Winthrop Chanler - Dated 1936 by Little, Brown, and Company - Author-signed on front free endpaper.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4351

$35
Title: The Navigator or Mariners' Guide, A Handy Reference Work for the Use of Navigators, Yachtsmen and Students of Navigation
Author: Capt. R. M. Pugsley
Publisher: New Jersey Paint Works (Jersey City, New Jersey)
Printing Year: 1905

Condition/Details: Bound in pebbled leather with gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce nautical reference work, published by the New Jersey Paint Works. Several full-page color advertisements are present throughout the volume advertising various types of New Jersey Paints. Also featured is a color illustrated title page featuring two cans of New Jersey Paint. The illustrated title page and an advertisement at the rear of the volume are both on cloth backings, with black and white advertisements on the cloth backing for the paint company. Several black and white illustrations are also present throughout this volume. All nine original fold-out charts are present in the pocket at the rear and are in excellent condition. The volume shows external age/wear, with the spine cover tearing and the internal hinges separated. The text block is securely bound with age-toned pages, with several pages towards the end of the volume being creased. The book measures approximately 7.25" x 10.5" and contains 202 pages.
 
Lot 4352

$45
This lot includes a collection of antique and vintage postcards, covering a variety of themes:

Themes: Travel Destinations, Photographs, Courtship & Marriage
Year Range: 1895 - 1960
Number of cards in this group: Approx. 125

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content, Victorian lithograph finishes and other attractive design elements. Included is a framed set of six postcards showing a couple's courtship, from proposal to marriage and their first baby. The cards are in good condition with some age/wear indications. Some have handwritten messages on the backside and others remain blank. Included are two large format real photograph cards of Niagara Falls.
 
Lot 4353

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

- Living Pages From Many Ages by Mary Hield - Dated c1890by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.
- That Unknown Country or What Living Men Believe Concerning Punishment After Death by uncredited author - Dated 1891 by C. A. Nichols & Co.
- It Was The Road To Jericho by Anne Fellows Johnston - Dated 1919 by Britton Publishing Company - In the original dust jacket.
- Methodist Quarterly Review by various authors - Dated 1849 - Antique magazine compilation.
- The Creation and the Early Developments of Society by James H. Chapin - Dated 1880 by G. P. Putnam's Sons
- The Life of the Rev. Rowland Hill by Rev. Edwin Sidney - Dated 1834 by D. Appleton & Co. - Some foxing and other wear, lacking pages prior to title page.
- The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by uncredited authors - Dated 1813 by H. C. Southwice - Some advanced wear.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4354

$325
Title: Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Countries of the World, Plans of Cities, Etc.
Author: Samuel Augustus Mitchell
Publisher: S. Augustus Mitchell
Printing Year: 1876

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with black lettering and one-quarter leather, this antique volume contains handsome, hand-colored maps of the United States and countries of the world. The volume contains 62 pages of maps, each hand-colored and outlined, as well as a hand-colored time table leaf. Many of the maps are double-page, and some pages contain insets. The volume shows moderate external age/wear, with wear and rubbing to the leather and the corners bumped. A rectangular piece is lacking from the title page, measuring approximately 2.5" x 1", and remnants of a bookplate are present on the front endpaper. The volume is solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages, with light chipping and minor tearing along the edges. The maps show very well. The book measures approximately 13" x 15.5".
 
Lot 4355

$10
This lot includes the group of New England Historical Publications shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4356

$55
This lot features the following pair of professionally framed watercolors of Cornell University by Peter Gray:

- Peter Gray (Peter Sawyer) - Watercolor - In a frame that measures approximately 16" by 13.5" - Signed Peter Sawyer, a brush name used by Peter Gray. This piece features a Spring view of West Campus, Cornell University, from Libe Slope.
- Peter Gray - Watercolor - In a frame that measures approximately 16" by 13.5" - Signed Peter Sawyer, a brush name used by Peter Gray. This piece features a Spring view of Ho Plaza, featuring Uris Tower.
 
Lot 4357

$100
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's 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 large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4358

$35
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: William Hogarth
Medium: Engraving
Year: 1782
Dimensions: Frame measures 13.5" by 16.5"

Details/Condition: This piece features an engraving entitled "Shrimps!" engraved from an original sketch in oil by acclaimed artist William Hogarth. Hogarth (10 November 1697 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist who has been credited with pioneering western sequential art. His work ranged from realistic portraiture to comic strip-like series of pictures called "modern moral subjects". Knowledge of his work is so pervasive that satirical political illustrations in this style are often referred to as "Hogarthian." (biographical detail courtesy of Wikipedia) This piece features a nautical woman carrying shrimp in her hat. This piece lists E. Bartolozzi, Sculp. along the bottom edge. The piece was published March 25th, 1782 by Jane Hogarth. This engraving is in a black frame with gilt detailing, under a cream-colored matting.
 
Lot 4359

$50
This lot includes the group of vintage and antique magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). There are approximately 40 volumes in this lot with publication dates ranging from the 1890's to 1940's. Some examples of the topics are medical, psychic, agriculture and children's among others. Some publications included in this lot are St. Nicholas, The Girls' Companion, Young People's Weekly, Proceedings New York State Pharmaceutical Association, Suggestive Therapeutics, Practical Druggist, The Water-cure, Stop, and Air World. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4361

$15
This lot includes the group of Princess Diana ephemera and collectibles shown in the corresponding image. This material includes many first day covers of Princess Diana, a matchbook from her wedding to the Prince of Wales and a Kuwait newspaper announcing her tragic death. 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. 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.
 
Lot 4362

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of theology titles:

- The Life and Epistles of St. Paul by Rev. W. J. Conybeare and Rev. J. S. Howson - Dated 1893 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Frontispiece is detached.
- The Life and Times of Jesus The Messiah by Rev. Alfred Edersheim - Dated 1896 by Longmans, Green, and Co. - Two-volume set.
- The Complete Works of Flavius-Josephus Translated by William Whiston - Dated 1902 by Thompson & Thomas - Some advanced wear to the spine and boards, as well as age-toning to the pages.
- Rashi and the Christian Scholars by Herman Hailperin - Dated 1963 by University of Pittsburgh Press - Author-inscribed and signed.
- The Land of Sacred Story by Rev. John Lemley - Dated 1902-3 by Privately Published (Albany, NY) - Moisture indications to the boards.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 4363

$15
This lot includes the group of Bostonian Society publications shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes volumes of the Society's publications and proceedings. Eleven volumes are bound in cream cloth with crimson and blue spines and gilt lettering on the spines, and approximately 35 smaller volumes are in the original wrappers. These publications come from the 1880s through the 1910s. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. The volumes in wrappers
 
Lot 4364

$10
This lot includes the group of antique correspondence and documents shown in the corresponding image. Much of this material comes from New York State, with town names including Deposit, Nichols, Binghamton, Hamburg, Hackettstown and more, as well as other towns nationwide. The correspondence and documents include handwritten letters, bonds, deeds, indentures, and other handwritten material, as well as blank bill heads and letterheads. 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. 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.
 
Lot 4365

$15
This shelf lot includes the group of world 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 large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4366

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of history titles:

- The Rural Life of England by William Howitt - Dated 1840 by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans
- The Women of the American Revolution by Elizabeth F. Ellet - Dated 1850 by Baker and Scribner - Two-volume set showing some advanced wear, with detached boards and lacking spine cover.
- Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak; or, Black Hawk, and Scenes in the West by Elbert H. Smith - Dated 1849 by Privately Published - With frontispiece engraving and one full-page illustration.
- American Political and Military Biography by uncredited - Dated 1825 by Privately Printed for Subscribers - Two-parts in one volume, showing some advanced wear with lacking board, wear to spine and some moisture indications. This volume was likely previously owned by H. P. Townsend, as his signature is present in several pages throughout the volume.
- An History of England, in a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to his Son by Oliver Goldsmith - Dated 1788 by Theophilus Barrois - Volume two only.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
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