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Lot 6154

$10
This shelf lot includes the large group of science fiction 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.
 
Lot 6155

$15
This large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all pertain to world history and travel. The lot features a number of large volumes, books with illustrations and photographs, and volumes that feature decorative gilt along their spines. 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.
 
Lot 6156

$120
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- A Popular History of France From the Earliest Times by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot - Dated c.1870 by Dana Estes & Charles E. Lauriat - This six-volume set is bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands, marbled boards, and bright gilt embossing to the spine. This antique set is a scarce edition of this classic work by French historian François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1787 - 1874), a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service to the "citizen king" Louis Philippe, as the Minister of Education, 1832 –1837, ambassador to London, Foreign Minister 1840 –1847, and finally Prime Minister of France from September 19, 1847 to February 23, 1848. (Biographical sketch courtesy of Wikipedia.)

- A Popular History of France by Henri Martin - Dated c.1877 by Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat - This three-volume set is bound in three quarter leather with raised bands, marbled boards and bright gilt embossing to the spine. This antique set is a scarce edition of this classic work by French historian Henri Martin. Martin (1810 - 1883) was born at Saint-Quentin, into an upper middle-class family. Trained as a notary, he followed this profession for some time but having achieved success with an historical romance, Wolfthurm (1830), he applied himself to historical research. (Biographical sketch courtesy of Wikipedia).

- Histoire de France Populaire by Henri Martin - Dated c.1887 by Ancienne Librairie Furne - This is the c.1887 French version of Martin's work. This edition is cloth bound in seven volumes with leather spines that feature gilt embossing, some of which are covered in clear tape.

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

 
Lot 6157

$20
This lot features the following Boydell Shakespeare engraving:

Title: Measure for Measure - Act II. Scene I. - Angelo's House - Escalus, a Justice, Elbon, Froth, Clown, Officers, &c.
Painter: R. Smirke
Engraved by: T. Ryder & C. G. Playter
Year: 1798
Dimensions: Unframed, measures 29.5" by 22.5"

Details/Condition: This original engraving comes from John Boydell's collection of engravings depicting Shakespeare scenes. John Boydell (19 January 1720 (New Style) – 12 December 1804) was an eighteenth-century British publisher noted for his reproductions of engravings. He helped alter the trade imbalance between Britain and France in engravings and initiated a British tradition in the art form. A former engraver himself, Boydell promoted the interests of artists as well as patrons and as a result his business prospered. In the 1790s, Boydell began a large Shakespeare venture that included the establishment of a Shakespeare Gallery, the publication of an illustrated edition of Shakespeare's plays, and the release of a folio of prints depicting scenes from Shakespeare's works. Some of the most illustrious painters of the day contributed, such as Benjamin West and Henry Fuseli. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

This piece shows well, with some typical light age/wear indications, including age toning and spotting. There are small pieces lacking at each corner, and several tears along the edges.

 
Lot 6158

$15
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Title: Harper's Half-Hour Series
Issue Dates: c.1877-1879
Approximate Number of Issues: 13

Notes: These small-format magazines measure approximately 3 1/2" by 4 3/4". The volumes cover a variety of topics including Spanish, Greek, and Latin literature; and present a number of stories by authors including Henry James, George Eliot and George Meredith, among others. The issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc.
 
Lot 6159

$20
This lot includes the group of music-themed ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes pamphlets and small booklets including travel guides, personal correspondence, and poetry, among other items. 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 6160

$80
Title: Mapplethorpe
Author: Robert Mapplethorpe
Publisher: Random House
Printing Year: 1992

Condition/Details: This volume, presenting the "definitive collection of Mapplethorpe's black-and-white photographs," was "prepared in collaboration with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation." The book features acknowledgments by Arthur C. Danto. The volume shows light external age/wear, is solidly bound with clean pages, and is complete with printed slipcase, which displays some moisture marking on its top side. The book measures approximately 12" x 13" and contains 382 pages.

 
Lot 6161

$90
This large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot of books on books cover a variety of topics including book collecting and literary criticism, among others. Many of the books feature decorative gilt embossing along their spines and on their front boards. 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.
 
Lot 6162

$120
This lot includes the group of song and dance ephemera shown in the corresponding image. The performers represented in this lot are Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Eddie Cantor, Liza Minelli, Billy Joel and Johnny Mathis, featuring a total of seven autographs. Robinson is represented with a 5" by 7" signed photo, inscribed: "Just a few 'taps' for Bob White with best wishes Bill Robinson 1941." There are two Cantor items: a black and white 5" by 7" that says "Sincerely yours, Eddie Cantor," and a signed business card-sized piece of paper addressed to Bob White. The Liza Minelli items are three black and white 8" by 10" photographs, with one being signed by Minelli. The Billy Joel item is a signed program for Movin' Out, along with a photograph of Billy Joel and Bob White. Rounding out the lot are six items from Johnny Mathis: two black and white 8" by 10" photos, a signed promotional program, a hand-written note to Bob White and two Christmas cards, one of which is autographed. The items in this lot were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

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 6163

$175
This auction lot includes the following group of Eloise titles and posters signed by illustrator Hilary Knight:

- Eloise in Paris by Kay Thompson - Dated 1999 by Simon & Schuster - Signed by Knight on the pictorial front free endpaper "for Bob White! from Betsey and Hilary Knight and...WEENIE, Christmas 1999." Also included with this volume is a notecard "Here's wishing you a very happy holiday, and a new year like no other, affectionately," on the outside of the card, and "P.S. Please stop by on the 25th between 1-3pm, BETSEY", with a printed drawing of Eloise on the inside of the card. In original dust jacket.
- Eloise Takes a Bawth by Kay Thompson - Dated 2002 by Simon & Schuster - Signed on the half title page, "With Bob!" written under the title, singed "from Hilary Knight, Christmas '02." In original dust jacket.
- Eloise by Kay Thompson - Dated 1983 by Simon & Schuster - Signed on the front free endpaper "This Book is for Bob White with the very best wishes from Hilary Knight and Me, Eloise! Nov 25th 1989." In original dust jacket.

Included with these books are three posters designed by Hilary Knight, including a poster for "Robert White in Colette, A Musical" signed on the bottom right corner "from Hilary/Christmas '92" and two copies of the same poster for "Meet Me in St. Louis, The New Broadway Musical." Also included is an original printed Christmas card from Hilary Knight.

These books were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces. Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.

 
Lot 6164

$20
This lot includes the two pieces of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. These items are two trays marked with the logo of the Coca-Cola Company and feature scenes depicting African Americans. One tray depicts a wedding, with a sign hanging that says "The Romance of Coca-Cola." The other depicts a couple, presumably on date, conversing as two older individuals watch. Again, a sign hangs in the background that reads "The Romance of Coca-Cola." There is text printed near the bottom, left corners of both trays that reads: "Copyright Coca-Cola Atlanta, GA. Approved 1916." In the lower right corners of each tray, there is text that reads: "European Zone Plantation Life Series." 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 6165

$200
This lot includes the group of approximately 50 original excised pages from various antique volumes on birds shown in the corresponding image(s). These pages include beautiful color lithographs of a variety of birds from several different artists. These antique plates were amassed as an inventory of a printmaker. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6166

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

- The Coloured Language of Flowers by Mrs. L. Burke - Dated c.1880s by George Routledge & Sons - This volume contains several colored illustrations of a variety of flowers, features marble boards with a gilt book block.
- Things in the Forest by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby - Dated 1874 by T. Nelson and Sons - This volume contains numerous illustrations with a colored frontispiece, and features a decorative cover with gilt embossing.
- The Complete Angler by Izaak Walton - Dated 1893 by A. C. McClurg and Company
- The A B C of Bee Culture by A. I. Root - Dated 1883 by A . I. Root - The front and rear boards are beginning to separate.
- The Birds of Ohio by William Leon Dawson, A. M., B. D. - Dated 1903 by The Wheaton Publishing Company - This volume is illustrated by "...80 plates in color-photography, and more than 200 original half-tones, showing the favorite haunts of the birds, flocking, feeding, nesting, etc..." This volume shows wear to the leather edges of the boards, and is missing its spine, leaving the book block to be attached via front and rear endpapers.

These books were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces. Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.

 
Lot 6167

$50
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot of children's and juvenile books features some volumes that are complete with dust jackets, while others feature numerous color and black and white illustrations. Some volumes also feature illustrations on their front boards. This lot includes a stated first edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas, complete with dust jacket. 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.
 
Lot 6168

$45
This lot includes the group of photography and art books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot offer collections of well-known artists and photographers, along with various prints and illustrations. Among the names represented are Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Man Ray. Subjects include Japanese prints, the Old West, and Yosemite. Additionally, the lot includes a signed copy of Kathy Hagerman: In Retrospect - Precious Moments, signed by the artist Kathy Hagerman. 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.
 
Lot 6169

$250
This lot includes the group of approximately 50 postcards from Nazi Germany shown in the corresponding image. This material includes postcards with black and white pictures of Nazi soldiers. Many of the postcards list "Herstellung und Alleinvertrieb: Kunstverlag E. A. Schwedtfeger & Co. AG., Berlin" on the back. 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 6170

$15
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Advance from Broadway: 19,000 Miles of American Theatre by Norris Houghton- Dated 1941 by Harcourt, Brace and Company - Signed, Review Copy; Inscribed: "To Bob White with affection--on the occasion of the 100th birthday of Grace Norris Houghton, October 13, 1976, Oxford, Norris Houghton."
- Entrances and Exits: A Life In and Out of the Theatre by Norris Houghton - Dated 1991 by Limelight Editions - Author-signed Copy, personalized to Bob White.
- Return Engagement by Norris Houghton - Dated 1965 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston - Author-signed copy, inscribed to Bob White, stated first edition.
- But Not Forgotten: The Adventure of the University Players by Norris Houghton - Dated 1965 by William Sloane Associates - Author-signed copy

These books were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces. Also featured in this lot is a typed personal letter (dated April 6, 1959) from Norris Houghton to Robert White, discussing an article about a symposium. Norris Houghton was a theatrical producer and designer and cofounder of the Phoenix Theatre. He served as the first dean of the division of theater arts and film at State University of Purchase, New York. (Biographical information courtesy of Random House.)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6171

$25
This very large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This collection of books covers a number of topics detailing the history of the United States including the American West, Boston, George Washington, the Secret Service and World War II, among others. Some of the books are very large volumes, while others display very nicely with bright gilt embossing on their front boards and spines. 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.
 
Lot 6172

$70
Title: The True Principles of Pointed or Christian Architecture
Author: A. Welby Pugin
Publisher: Henry G. Bohn
Printing Year: 1853

Condition/Details: Bound in dark blue cloth with bright gilt embossing along the spine and the top of the book block, this antique volume is a scarce collection of plates, vignettes and woodcuts illustrating aspects of Christian architecture, paired with detailed descriptions. Additionally, there is an illustrated frontispiece which appears in color. The volume shows light external age/wear with a previous owner's name inscribed on the front endpapers, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 8 3/4" x 10 1/4" and contains 52 pages.

 
Lot 6173

$325
Title: The Musical Companion
Author: various composers
Publisher: John Playford
Printing Year: 1672

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled boards with three quarter leather, this antique volume contains "dialogues, glees, ballads and ayres in several varieties, some for two, three, four voices." This work is listed on the title page as the first part. The volume contains a period hand-written replacement title page written in fountain ink. The pages have two pieces of music, one on either side of the page horizontally and upside down. The volume is decorative, with large woodcut floral initials throughout. This volume was an ex-library book, and includes a bookplate showing the library acquired it from the music library of Louis C. Elson, 1848-1920. The page opposite of the title page contains an adhered bibliography of the volume. There is a faded red library number stamp on the opposite side of the title page, a library sticker is glued down on the inside of the rear board, and a red withdrawn stamp on the rear free endpaper. The book measures approximately 7.5" x 6".

 
Lot 6174

$10
This lot includes the group of music-related, autographed ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes three hand-signed letters and one hand-signed program. The three letters are from Louise Hauser on University of Pittsburgh letterhead, J. K. Lilly on Eli Lilly & Company letterhead and Seymour DeKoven. The Louise Hauser and J. K. Lilly letters relate to Lilly's involvement in donating to the Foster Hall Collection at the University of Pittsburgh. The signed program is from an Alexis Weissenberg performance in 1972. Weissenberg has signed the program in a bold, black marker. 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 6175

$30
This lot features the following Boydell Shakespeare engraving:

Title: As You Like It, Act II. Scene VII. - The Seven Ages, Fourth Age
Painter: R. Smirke
Engraved by: J. Ogborn
Year: 1801
Dimensions: Matted, measures 30" by 24"

Details/Condition: This hand-tinted, original engraving comes from John Boydell's collection of engravings depicting Shakespeare scenes. John Boydell (19 January 1720 (New Style) – 12 December 1804) was an eighteenth-century British publisher noted for his reproductions of engravings. He helped alter the trade imbalance between Britain and France in engravings and initiated a British tradition in the art form. A former engraver himself, Boydell promoted the interests of artists as well as patrons and as a result his business prospered. In the 1790s, Boydell began a large Shakespeare venture that included the establishment of a Shakespeare Gallery, the publication of an illustrated edition of Shakespeare's plays, and the release of a folio of prints depicting scenes from Shakespeare's works. Some of the most illustrious painters of the day contributed, such as Benjamin West and Henry Fuseli. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

This piece shows beautifully, with some typical light age/wear indications. The piece is in an archival matte.

 
Lot 6176

$80
This lot includes the group of jazz and big band ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes items from Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Whiteman, Benny Goodman, Mel Torme, Gene Krupa, and George and Ira Gershwin. The Gillespie item is a signed black and white 8" by 10" photograph, with the inscription "To Bob, A Master, Dizzy Gillespie, 1986." Both of the Whiteman and Goodman items are signed pieces of paper, which are the size of business cards. The Mel Torme piece is a signed, typed letter (on CBS Television Network letterhead) to Robert White, thanking him for a letter which he sent to Torme. The Gene Krupa items include two decorative Christmas cards, a 5" by 7" black and white photograph with a facsimile signature, and an empty autograph book. The final items relate to George and Ira Gershwin's work with DuBose Heyward. Featured is an 8" by 10" reproduction of a signed photo from the Gershwins, addressed to Heyward, and two pamphlets about The Robert Breen Collection at Ohio State University. The items in this lot were part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

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 6177

$40
This lot includes the group of approximately 40 posters shown in the corresponding image(s), featuring prints of work by Beatrix Potter, including Peter Rabbit posters and posters of mice, including Tailor Mouse. This lot also contains other children and animal related prints. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6178

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include a number of works of fiction and a collection of celebrity biographies. Among the authors and subjects are Victor Borge, Aretha Franklin, Pat Buchanan, Reba McEntire, Ward Larsen and Mary Higgins Clark, 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.
 
Lot 6179

$25
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are all Heritage Press editions featuring hard slip cases for each volume. Some of the volumes feature decorative spines and hard boards, along with illustrations. 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.
 
Lot 6180

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

- The Civil War: Paintings by Mort Künstler by Mort Künstler - Dated 2006 by Cumberland House Publishing
- The American Spirit by Henry Steele Commager - Dated 1986 by Harry N. Abrams - This is a signed edition, featuring a biography by M. Stephen Doherty and a foreword by Dr. Armand Hammer. There is a very neat tear running along the top of the front dust jacket.
- Art and Lifestyle by LeRoy Neiman - Dated 1974 by Felicie Publishers - This volume features 300 colored plates, and a total of 350 illustrations.
- Winners by LeRoy Neiman - Dated 1983 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - This volume features over 1,000 illustrations, with more than 900 in full color.
- The Art of Walt Disney by Christopher Finch - Dated 1973 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - This volume includes 351 colored plates, and a total of 763 illustrations overall.
- Dali Edited and Arranged by Max Gérard - Dated 1968 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - Translated by Eleanor R. Morse, this volume has "271 illustrations, including 80 plates in full color and 23 in toned gravure," with some detached leaves.
- Jasper Johns by Michael Crichton - Dated 1977 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - This volume contains 179 large plates, with 61 in full color, and 6 foldout plates. There are an additional 149 black-and-white illustrations.

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

 
Lot 6181

$70
This lot includes the two antique personal scrapbooks of New York City ephemera shown in the corresponding image. These scrapbooks include a variety of engravings and illustrations from books and other works portraying New York City. 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 6182

$15
This lot includes the group of vintage, popular jazz sheet music shown in the corresponding image. This lot features 11 volumes of the Hampton Swing Series featuring compositions by Lionel Hampton, and 21 volumes of the Artie Shaw Special Arrangement Series featuring special compositions by Will Hudson of songs that were originally recorded by Artie Shaw. This is one of several lots of sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 6183

$15
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Civil War Times
Issue Dates: 1960s
Approximate Number of Issues: 50

Notes: These magazines show very nicely, many with beautiful color front and rear covers depicting scenes and people from the Civil War. The issues include several styled after antique newspapers and others in typical-magazine formats. The collection includes special issues, including The Campaign for Atlanta!, Hood's Nashville Campaign, and Gettysburg. All of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6184

$15
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage art magazines and programs shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes a variety of magazines and exhibition programs with art as their main subject, discussing a wide range of popular artists and their craft. The issue dates range from the 1910s to the 1940s. Titles include Masters in Art and Magazine of Art, among others. Also included in the lot are programs from a number of artist exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 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 6185

$25
This lot includes the large group of approximately 100 prints and posters of animals, including a large assortment of horse prints, as well as pigs and other farm animals, cats and dogs, and much more. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 6186

$45
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a group of 18 vintage copies of Sports Illustrated from the 1960s and 20 Topps baseball cards from the late 1950s and early 1960s. The magazines include covers of Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), Pat Riley, Dick Groat, Bart Starr, Stan Mikita, Jim Brown, Mickey Mantle and other sports stars. 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 6187

$15
This large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes a variety of novels and collections of poetry from a diverse group of authors. Some of the books feature decorative gilt embossing along their spines and on their front boards. 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.
 
Lot 6188

$150
This shelf lot includes the large group of books on jazz 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.
 
Lot 6189

$30
Title: Lena
Authors: Lena Horne and Richard Schickel
Publisher: Doubleday & Company
Printing Year: 1965

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards with gilt embossing on the spine, this antique volume is a scarce biography of Lena Horne signed by the actress on the half-title page. The work is illustrated with many photographs and drawings of the actress. Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer. Horne joined the mike chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of sixteen and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood, where she had small parts in numerous movies, and more substantial parts in the films Cabin in the Sky and Stormy Weather. Due to the Red Scare and her left-leaning political views, Horne found herself blacklisted and unable to get work in Hollywood. Returning to her roots as a nightclub performer, Horne took part in the March on Washington in August 1963, and continued to work as a performer, both in nightclubs and on television, while releasing well-received record albums. She announced her retirement in March 1980, but the next year starred in a one-woman show, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, which ran for more than three hundred performances on Broadway and earned her numerous awards and accolades. She continued recording and performing sporadically into the 1990s, disappearing from the public eye in 2000. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

This book was part of the personal collection of Robert E. White, Jr. Mr. White was a former editor and publisher at the Oxford Press, and a long-time theater reviewer of local, regional, national and international productions, with emphasis on Cincinnati, New York City and London. This collection represents the many noted performers Mr. White met, interviewed and knew throughout his career, with a number of autographed and original pieces.

The volume shows light external age/wear, with sunning to the spine, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains 300 pages.

 
Lot 6190

$30
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to the following theme(s): politics, the military, patriotism, WW I, Truman and other related themes. Some of the sheet music features pieces by George M. Cohan (Over There) and Al Jolson. There are multiple copies of multiple titles within this lot. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edge wear.
 
Lot 6191

$80
Title: Der Kampf im Westen, Die Soldaten des Fuhrers im Felde, II. Band
Author: Hasso von Wedel and Henrich Hansen
Publisher: Raumbil-Verlag Otto Schonstein
Printing Year: 1940

Condition/Details: Bound in thick light blue boards with silver embossing on the front board and spine, this vintage volume is a classic piece of Nazi Germany propaganda. The volume, in German, was used to portray the War in the West to the German people. The work is illustrated with many color photographs throughout. The volume originally came with a stereoscope viewer and cards, providing 3D images of the war. This volume includes the cards, and is lacking the stereoscope viewer. The volume shows light external age/wear, with some moisture markings and rubbing to the boards and spine. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 8" x 11" and contains 77 pages.

 
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