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Lot 6192

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Air-Conditioned Nightmare by Henry Miller - Dated 1945 by James Laughlin
- Lonesome Traveler by Jack Kerouac- Dated 1960 by McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. - Stated first edition, complete with dust jacket. The dust jacket is tearing/chipping at the spine.
- Pal Joey by John O'Hara - Dated 1952 by Random House - Dust jacket is chipping near the top of the spine.
- Let Us Have Faith by Helen Keller - Dated 1940 by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc. - This volume shows some signs of moisture markings on the front board and front endpapers.
- Dynamo by Eugene O'Neill - Dated 1929 by Horace Liverlight - Bookplate pasted on front endpaper.
- Wars I Have Seen by Gertrude Stein - Dated 1945 by B. T. Batsford - Dust jacket is chipping along the spine and edges.

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 6193

$50
Title: The Little Review
Editors: Margaret Anderson, Ezra Pound and Francis Picabia
Publisher: F. B. Neumayer
Printing Year: 1922

Condition/Details: Bound in original paper wrappers, this antique magazine includes work by Gertrude Stein, Jean de Bosschere, Jean Toomer, and more. The work is illustrated with many photographs and drawings throughout. Handwritten on each page is "Advt" or "Not Advt", with a total on the front wrapper - "13 pages advertising, 111 pages not advertising." This was possibly for postal rate fixing. The volume contains additional handwriting on the wrappers. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age toned pages. The magazine measures approximately 7.5" x 9.5" and contains 62 pages.
 
Lot 6194

$90
Title: The Grapes of New York
Author: U. P. Hedrick
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company, State Printers
Printing Year: 1908

Condition/Details: Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this second volume in the celebrated series of horticultural monographs issued published under the auspices of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. The Grapes of New York offers a comprehensive survey of both table grape and wine grape varieties grown in the state, and the volume is justly celebrated for its detailed color illustrations. The work is illustrated with 101 magnificent full-color plates. Both hinges are cracked, with detached boards and spine. There is wear to the extremities of the book, including rubbing of the spine. The rear, free endpaper is detached, and the last few pages which precede it are chipping. There is a previous owner's name inscribed on the title page, and there is a pencil scribble on the front endpaper. Pages of text show some age toning and water marking, yet the illustrations show brightly. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" and contains 564 pages.

This is one of several lots of the Fruits of New York series by U. P. Hedrick in this catalog. Please see lots 6008, 6060, 6076, 6084, and 6106.

 
Lot 6195

$25
Title: Yama Yama Land, Where Everything is Different
Author: Grace Duffie Boylan
Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co.
Printing Year: c1920

Condition/Details: Bound in light blue cloth with pictorial front board, this antique children's story written by Grace Duffie Boylan (1861? - 1935), an American writer. She wrote many children’s books, often dealing with diverse races and cultures. Titles include: Young Folks, Our Little Eskimo Kiddies: Kids of Many Colors, and Our Little Cuban Kiddies (biography of Wikipedia). This volume contains many color and black and white illustrations by illustrator Edgar Keller.

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 some light external age/wear, with water markings and rubbing to the extremities. Children's handwriting is on the front board and occasionally throughout. The text block contains age toned pages, with one illustration detached. The book measures approximately 8" x 10" and contains 200 pages.
 
Lot 6196

$225
This lot includes the signed poster of Andres Segovia shown in the corresponding image. Andrés Segovia, (1893 – 1987) was a Spanish classical guitarist from Spain. He is widely considered to be one of the finest classical guitarists of the 20th century. "Segovia is credited for his modern-romantic repertoire, mainly through works dedicated to him by modern composers, but he also created his own transcriptions of classical works that were originally for other instruments. He is remembered for his expressive performances: his wide palette of tone, and his distinctive (often instantly recognizable) musical personality in tone, phrasing and style." (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia.com.)

The poster measures approximately 14" by 18". Segovia's signature appears in black ink, with "1958" also inscribed. The signature shows evidence of fading. The poster rests under thick plastic, with a piece of cardboard against its back, and is in excellent condition, showing only minor wear. The item in this lot 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.

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 6197

$100
This lot includes the group of approximately 40 excised pages from antique books on growing fruit and botanicals, including several volumes of The Fruit Grower's Guide shown in the corresponding image(s). These pieces portray a variety of fruit plants, fruits and other plants. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. The pieces in this lot are shrink wrapped with a stiff board and are ready for resale. 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 6198

$35
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Kathleen Atkins Wilson
Medium: Mixed media watercolor resist
Year: 1990
Dimensions: Print measures 20" by 26"

Details/Condition: This print features the "Festive Family," by renowned artist Kathleen Atkins Wilson. Kathleen Atkins Wilson, artist, illustrator, publisher and distributor was born in Michigan. Best known for her "Silhouette Expressions of Portraits in Black" fine art collection, the body of work includes originals, limited edition lithographs, serigraphs and hand pulled graphics. Her work can be found in outstanding galleries and fine art collections across the United States and Europe. Wilson says: "I discovered that through art I can bring images into the world that express my spiritual thoughts and impressions. I can use my art to teach about love, unity, peace and honor. I can praise God. I can bring hope and promise to the souls of my people through the light of color. I can honor our ancestors and thereby keep their memory alive. I can leave a legacy of my love for generations to come."

Wilson's explanation of this piece: "Make each day a festival of joy and rejoice in the family. They find joy and strength in each others arms. They celebrate life and love and endure all things." This print is one of 1500 copies. It is signed and dated by the artist in the lower right corner (affixed with an artist's seal as evidence), titled in the lower center and numbered 1000/1500 by the artist in the lower left corner. This item also comes with a certificate of authenticity issued by Wilson. Wilson published her first limited edition lithographs in 1984, and today countless numbers of African American artists have presented their works as lithographs with many acknowledging Kathleen A. Wilson as one of the pioneers in the industry. (Biographical information courtesy of www.kathleenatkinswilson.com).

 
Lot 6199

$20
Title: The American Spelling Book; Containing the Rudiments of the English Language for the Use of Schools in the United States
Author: Noah Webster
Publisher: Jacob Perkins
Printing Year: 1817

Condition/Details: Bound in paper-covered boards with leather spine, this antique volume is an early work by Noah Webster, listed on the title page as "the revised impression, with the latest corrections." The volume contains spelling and pronunciation lessons.

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 external age/wear, with rubbing and wear to the extremities, water markings and the front board separating from the text block. The text block is solidly bound with age toned pages. The book measures approximately 4" x 6.5" and contains 168 pages.

 
Lot 6200

$700
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: R. C. Gorman
Medium: Lithograph
Year: 1986
Dimensions: Frame measures 42" by 52"

Details/Condition: This R. C. Gorman lithograph, titled "Taos Woman," depicts a classic Gorman image of a Native American woman. This piece is one of twenty issued "color trial proofs," and is hand-signed by the artist in the lower left corner of the print. The lithograph is beautifully double-matted to give it a shadow box-like effect that gives the impression it is floating within the frame. Rudolph Carl Gorman (1931 - 2005) was a Native American artist of the Navajo nation. The New York Times once called Gorman "the Picasso of American Indian art." His paintings are characterized by fluid forms and vibrant colors. While his paintings are primarily of Native American, he also worked in sculpture, ceramics and stone lithography. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia.com.)

The print itself measures 32" by 42" and with frame, is 42" by 52", creating a tremendous-sized piece of art exhibiting the south-western feel for which Gorman is known. 
 
Lot 6201

$20
This lot features the following Boydell Shakespeare engraving:

Title: Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy
Painter: G. Romney
Engraved by: B. Smith
Year: 1803
Dimensions: Unframed, measures 23" by 24"

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 some small ears along the top and left edges.
 
Lot 6202

$35
This lot includes the group of equestrian books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot contain a wealth of information on horses and horse riding. The books discuss breeding, anatomy, the use of horses in foxhunting, and a wide variety of other topics. The books also feature a large number of photographic images and 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 6203

$80
This lot includes the group of approximately 30 excised pages from several foreign language atlases and books shown in the corresponding image(s). Featured in this lot are several maps from the 1700s including Sicily, Spain, France and other parts of Europe. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. These pieces are shrink wrapped with a stiff board and are ready for resale. 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 6204

$45
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music from a number of popular movies, theatre productions and shows, such as Oklahoma, The Third Man (by Anton Karas) and Going My Way. Several popular film and entertainment stars are represented on the covers, including Humphrey Bogart, Orson Welles, Jane Russell and Bing Crosby, among others. There may be multiple copies of the same title within this lot. This is one of several lots of antique and vintage 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 6205

$140
Title: The Spirit of the Woods
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman
Printing Year: 1837

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work on trees of the forest, with color engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear, with rubbing to the extremities, and is solidly bound with age toned pages with occasional spotting. The previous owners' bookplate is inside of the front board and red stamps inside of the rear board. The book measures approximately 6" x 9.5." and contains 306 pages.

 
Lot 6206

$500
Title: A History of British Birds
Author: Rev. F. O. Morris, B.A.
Publisher: Groombridge and Sons
Printing Year: 1851
Number of Volumes: Complete six-volume set

Notes: Bound in hunter green cloth with decorative, bright gilt embossed images of different birds on each front board, this antique set is a scarce collection of colored engravings of a wide variety of birds. The work is illustrated with over 350 illustrations throughout the six volumes. The volumes vary in condition, with some showing more advanced wear due to age. The spines display sunning, with the spine of volume one also covered in clear tape. The front board of volume one is detached at the hinge. Volumes two, three and four have several detached leaves. Volume two's cloth spine is coming apart from the boards. The illustrations are brightly colored, with each being protected by a paper leaf, separating the image from its description. The books measure approximately 7" x 10".

 
Lot 6207

$35
This lot includes the group of approximately 50 posters shown in the corresponding image(s), featuring prints of photographs by Ansel Adams and a selection of children-related posters, including work by Beatrix Potter, Raggedy Ann and Andy, dogs, and animals. 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 6208

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

- The Sea Fairies by L. Frank Baum - Dated 1911 by The Reilly & Britton Co. - Illustrated by John R. Neill, this volume's boards are detached from the text block, and are only connected by the front endpaper. The cloth of the rear board is separating from the board itself.
- The Enchanted Island of Yew by L. Frank Baum - Dated 1903 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company - The front board is separated at the hinge, there are numerous crayon scribbles on the front endpapers.
- Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum - Dated 1908 by The Reilly and Britton Co. - The boards are completely detached from the text block.
- The Magic of Oz by L. Frank Baum - Dated 1919 by The Reilly and Lee Co. - The front board is beginning to detach along the hinge.
- Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum - Dated 1908 by The Reilly and Lee Co. - Complete with dust jacket. The dust jacket is torn in half, separated near where the spine meets the front of the jacket.

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 6209

$30
This large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot provide a number of titles from many different authors, including novels and poetry collections. Some authors represented are Sinclair Lewis, John Steinbeck, Charles Dickens and Rudyard Kipling, among others. Some of the editions include decorative covers and spines which feature bright gilt embossing. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 6210

$80
Title: Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life
Edited by: Gulian C. Verplanck, LL.D.
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Printing Year: 1847
Number of Volumes: Complete three-volume set

Notes: These volumes are bound in red leather and feature bright gilt embossing along the spines, which also feature raised bands. The front boards feature decorative gilt portraits of William Shakespeare. This antique set is a scarce collection of Shakespeare's plays featuring hundreds of wood-cut illustrations. With some loose leaves, the volumes show mild external age/wear, and are bound with lightly age toned pages which feature gilt embossing along their edges. Volume III does have clear tape along its spine. The books measure approximately 7" x 10 1/2".

 
Lot 6211

$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): cartoon novelty. There are six individual music pieces in this lot. Included among the covers are Barney Google, Mutt and Jeff, Andy Gump and illustrations by DeBeck. 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 6212

$40
This lot includes the group of Ogden Nash items shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a signed copy of his book Versus, and a signed letter from the poet. The letter refers to his lecture tour during the fall of 1941. 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 6213

$40
This lot includes the group of pamphlets shown in the corresponding image(s). These pamphlets include various reports from US history, including a report on the black Republican party, the US army and national guard, the Spanish-American war, and various reports from adjutant generals. This lot comes from the library of a historical society, and the volumes may contain stamps and markings typical to these societies. 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 6214

$30
This lot includes the group of artwork shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot features a signed print from renowned artist Dennis Puleston. Dennis Puleston (30 December 1905 - 8 June 2001) was a British-born American environmentalist, adventurer and designer. He is perhaps best known for playing a key part in securing a nationwide ban in the United States on the use of the pesticide DDT, a decision regarded as the first important success of the emerging environmental movement. As a result of this ban, he helped save his favorite bird, the osprey, from extinction in North America. He was co-founder and the first chairman of the Environmental Defense Fund. Puleston also co-designed the DUKW, an amphibious vehicle used in World War II. This signed and framed print features the bobwhite bird and measures 22" by 22" (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

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. This lot includes nine prints featuring a variety of subjects. The prints included in this lot feature a reproduction of Goya's Senora Sabasa Garcia, Native American children, a collection of game birds, Bermuda Gombeys, flowers, ducks, a young woman and other content. The prints range is size from 11" by 13 1/2" to 22" by 22", some of which are framed. 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 6215

$15
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some of the volumes in this lot feature illustrated front boards with color. 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 6216

$50
This lot includes the group of autographs from stars of the Golden Age of cinema shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes items from Lionel Barrymore, Paul Muni, Tyrone Power, Dick Powell, Helen Hayes and Loretta Young. Barrymore has signed a 5" by 2 1/2" piece of paper, and is paired with a note from his secretary. Paul Muni has signed the back of a letter addressed to him from Bob White. Power has signed two pieces of paper, one approximately 3 1/2" by 2 1/4", the other 3" by 5". The Hayes item is a 5" by 7" black and white photograph that reads, "Best wishes, Helen Hayes." The Dick Powell autograph appears on a piece of paper 3 1/2" by 1". Lastly, the Loretta Young items include a brief typed biography and a 5" by 6" black and white photograph that says, "Best Wishes and fond memories of Apple Hill Farm, July 4th, 1973, Loretta Young." "Bob White, Oxford Press" also appears on the photo. 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 6217

$25
This lot includes the group of approximately 17 antique fashion plates excised from women's magazines. These pieces portray ladies' fashion from the late nineteenth century. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. These pieces are shrink wrapped with a stiff board and are ready for resale. 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 6218

$10
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique & vintage literary titles 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 6219

$45
This lot includes the group of volumes produced by the Roycrofters, a renowned reformist community of craft workers and artists which formed part of the Arts and Crafts movement in the USA. Elbert Hubbard founded the community in 1895 in the village of East Aurora, Erie County, New York, near Buffalo. The work and philosophy of the group, often referred to as the Roycroft movement, had a strong influence on the development of American architecture and design in the early 20th century. Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an eccentric American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. He was an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement who produced not only fine books but furniture in this aesthetic, and was a prolific writer himself; he is perhaps most famous for his essay "A Message to Garcia."

Volumes in this lot include pieces on great musicians, works on eminent painters, English authors, great geniuses, and philosophers. 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 6220

$100
Title: Wild Life of the World
Author: R. Lydekker, F.R.S.
Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co., LTD
Printing Year: c.1916
Number of Volumes: Complete three-volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth, these volumes have bright gilt embossing along the spine, complete with embossed images of a parrot. The front boards also feature bright gilt embossing with images of a ram, creating an eye-catching set. This antique set is a scarce "descriptive survey of the geographical distribution of animals." The work is illustrated with over six hundred engravings from original drawings, and features 120 colored illustrations. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 8 1/2" x 11".

 
Lot 6221

$950
This lot includes the group of framed, hand-signed artwork shown in the corresponding image(s). The pieces in this lot include a limited edition 3/200 by B. Rozner, a black and white photograph of John and Jacqueline Kennedy signed by the photographer Yousef Karsh; and a lithograph printer's proof of a girl drinking tea. 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 6222

$30
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes books signed by Henry Kelsey Devereaux (The Spirit of '76), Asleigh Brilliant, George Jessel, Kathleen Winsor (Forever Amber), Don Blanding, Leif E. Hatlestad (an apparent unpublished book), and two volumes signed by Fannie Hurst. Additionally, there is a black and white 8" by 10" photo signed by Fannie Hurst. 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 6223

$40
Title: Science in Sport Made Philosophy in Earnest
Author: Robert Routledge, B.Sc., F.C.S.
Publisher: George Routledge and Sons
Printing Year: 1877

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon leather with a bright gilt embossed border around the edges of the boards, this volume features a decorative spine with gilt embossing and raised spine bands, marbled endpapers and a marbled text block. This antique volume is a scarce collection of work serving as "...an attempt to illustrate some elementary principles of physical knowledge by means of toys and pastimes." The work is illustrated with black and white illustrations. The volume shows light external age/wear with rubbing to the edges and corners of the boards, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 332 pages.

 
Lot 6224

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

- ARIA DA CAPO by Edna St. Vincent Millay - Dated 1920 by The Chapbook - The paper cover of this volume is detached from the text block.
- The King's Henchman by Edna St. Vincent Millay - Dated 1927 by Fred. Rullman, Inc.
- ARIA DA CAPO by Edna St. Vincent Millay- Dated 1920 by D. Appleton and Company

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

 
Lot 6225

$30
This lot includes the large group of approximately 50 prints and posters portraying animals, horses, classic folk art prints by Warren Kimble, and much more. Also featured in this group is a signed, limited edition bird print of a drawing, signed by the artist David Plank. These pieces were amassed as part of the inventory of a printmaker. Several of the pieces in this lot are shrink wrapped with a stiff board and are ready for resale. 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 6226

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of automotive books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot cover a variety of topics including the MG, sports racing cars, the Porsche, German cars, the BMW and classic cars. 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 6227

$40
This lot includes the group of art-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes antique and vintage catalogs from museum collections and exhibitions, featuring pieces on Picasso, Audrey Beardsley, and Frederic Remington, several issues of the Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum, and much more, primarily related to the New York City art industry. 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 6228

$25
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage books of literature shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot offers nine volumes by seven different authors including Anita Loos, Don Blanding, Du Bose Heyward and Thornton Wilder, among others. Some of the books have decorative or pictorial covers, with some displaying gilt embossing. 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.

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 6229

$60
Title: We Were Soldiers Once...And Young
Author: Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway
Publisher: Flat Signed Press
Printing Year: 1992 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in light salmon cloth-covered boards with green spine backing and silver embossing and in dust jacket, this first edition volume is a signed by both authors. Harold Gregory "Hal" Moore, Jr. (born February 13, 1922) is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Army and author. Moore is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, which is the second highest military decoration of the United States Army, and was the first of his West Point class (1945) to be promoted to brigadier general, major general, and lieutenant general. He is best known as the Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang, in 1965 during the Vietnam War; today, he is the "honorary colonel" of the Regiment.
Joseph Lee "Joe" Galloway (born November 13, 1941), is an American newspaper correspondent and columnist. He is the former Military Affairs consultant for the Knight-Ridder chain of newspapers and is presently a columnist with McClatchy Newspapers. During the Vietnam War, he often fought alongside the troops he covered and was awarded a Bronze Star for carrying wounded men to safety. (biographies courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows very well, with the dust jacket protected in mylar and clean, tightly bound pages. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9.5".

 
Lot 6230

$15
This lot includes the group of George Bernard Shaw-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes programs to productions of Saint John, The Devil's Disciple, Androcles and the Lion and a flier announcing the production of Arms and the Man. Also included are early, bound printings of The Dark Lady of the Sonnets featuring a Shaw portrait, Great Catherine and Overruled featuring illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson. 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.
 
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