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Lot 1337

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Diseases of the Dog and Their Treatment by Georg Muller & Alexander Glass - Dated 1916 by Alexander Eger, Publisher (Chicago) - Binding cracking at title page
- A Book of Famous Dogs by Albert Payson Terhune - Dated 1937 by Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. - Stated First Edition, drawings by Robert L. Dickey
- Birds I Have Seen - Dated 1905 by Dodd, Mead and Company - Ornithologist's record book, with half a dozen entries in pencil

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 1338

$140
This lot features a group of bound early magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in single hard-cover volumes. The compilations featured in this lot include the following issues of the Harper's New Monthly Magazine publication:

- edited by NA - Dated from December, 1884 to May, 1892, including issues from Vol. LXX, No. CCCCXV through Vol. LXXXIV, No. DIV - three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Pages are clean and unmarked.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $50.50
Lot 1339

$50
Title: Democracy in America
Author: Alexis de Tocqueville
Publisher: George Adlard
Printing Year: 1838

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce second American edition of this classic work of history and political science. This edition, translated by Henry Reeve, contains an original preface and notes by John C. Spencer. The volume shows external age/wear, with chipping to ends of spine. Corners are bumped and frayed. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages that show foxing. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 464 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1340

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

- The Holy Bible - Dated 1857 by American Bible Society - Leather-bound volume with raised bands, gilt lettering and elaborate decorative designs. Text block is intact with gilt edges. Pages are clean and unmarked. Family record pages are blank.
- New Devotional and Explanatory Pictorial Family Bible ... Together with Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible - Dated 1879 by National Publishing Co. (Philadelphia) - Leather-bound volume with raised bands, gilt lettering and elaborate decorative designs. Front hinge cracked. Preliminary pages, frontispiece and title page loose. Lavishly illustrated with tissue-guarded engravings. Unused section for family portraits is present at rear of book.
- The Holy Bible - Dated 1825 by H. & E. Phinney (Cooperstown, NY) - Leather-bound volume with raised bands. Cracked hinges. Age-toned pages show foxing throughout. Contains Culver family history

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $32.50
Lot 1341

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Boys of '76: A History of the Battles of the Revolution by Charles Carleton Coffin - Dated 1876 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers
- Life of Kit Carson: The Hunter and the Great Western Guide by Charles Burdett - Dated 1869 by Porter & Coates (Philadelphia)
- David Crockett: His Life and Adventures by John S. C. Abbott - Dated 1874 by Dodd, Mead & Company
- St. Bartholomew's Eve by G. A. Henty - Dated 1893 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Front hinge is cracked. Illustrations by H. J. Draper
- Caleb in the Country - No date provided by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. - Title in "The Jonas Series"

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 1342

$70
This lot includes the antique upstate New York state photo album shown in the corresponding image.There are over 100 pictures of people in canoes, having picnic by a lake, people in swimsuits, children (with their pets), fishermen and their catches. This ribbon-bound oblong volume measures approximately 11 1/4" x 7". Leatherette covers show light soiling. Pictures are generally in good condition. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1343

$40
Title: My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative of Four Years of Personal Experience as a Nurse in the Union Army, and in Relief Work at Home, in Hospital Camps, and at the Front, during the War of Rebellion with Anecdotes, Pathetic Incidents, and Thrilling Reminiscences Portraying the Lights and Shadows of Hospital Life and the Sanitary Service of the War
Author: Mary A. Livemore
Publisher: A. D. Worthington and Company (Hartford, Connecticut)
Printing Year: 1889

Condition/Details: Bound in blindtstamped red cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce history of the Civil War from the perspective of a frontline nurse. The work is illustrated with many tissue-guarded (color) plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, with spotting to upper margin of front cover and marking along one side. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 700 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1344

$22
Title: Precious Remedies against Satan's Devices: Being a Companion for Christians of All Denominations
Author: Reverend Thomas Brooks
Publisher: T. Cordeux
Printing Year: 1818

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce theological work by Thomas Brooks (1608-1680), an English non-conformist Puritan preacher and author. The volume shows external age/wear. Boards are split along gutters and front board is nearly detached. The book has age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 3 1/2" x 5 3/4" and contains 252 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1345

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on New York State history:

- A History of New York, From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty by Diedrich Knickerbocker - Dated 1864 by G.P. Putnam's Sons - decoative gilt binding
- A History of the State of New York, From the First Discovery of the Country to the Present Time by F.S. Eastman - Dated 1828 by E. Bliss - first edition, gilt embossing, front board separating from spine.
- The Women of New York by George Ellington - Dated 1870 by The New York Book Company - decorative gilt binding
- Thomas N. Doutney: His Life-Struggle, Fall, and Reformation by Thomas N. Doutney - Dated 1886 by Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co. (Boston) - illustrated, decorative gilt binding.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 1346

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of signed books in original dustjackets with mylar covers:

- Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn - Dated 2006 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London)
- Kidnapped by Jan Burke - Dated 2006 by Simon & Schuster - First printing
- Under Orders by Dick Francis - Dated 2006 by G. P. Putnam's Sons - First printing
- Air Dance Iguana by Tom Corcoran - Dated 2005 by St. Martin's Minotaur - First printing

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 1347

$14
This lot includes the group of antique masonic books shown in the corresponding image. Among the titles in this collection are Claudy's two-volume "Introduction to Freemasonry" (Temple Publishers, 1932), Grant's "Tactics and Manual for Knights Templars" (1882), Thornburgh's "Masonic Monitor of the Degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason" (1909), as well as two leather-bound pocket books (one dated 1872, the other 1927). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1348

$70
This shelf lot includes the group of antuqie and vintage books on U.S. history shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 1349

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Ark of Elm Island by Rev. Elijah Kellogg - Dated 1869 by Lee and Shepard (Boston) - Title in the "Elm Island Stories" series
- Miss Minerva Goin' Places by Emma Speed Sampson - Dated 1931 by Reilly & Lee Co. (Chicago) - Illustrated by William Donahey. In pictorial dustjacket
- Pinocchio by D. Collodi - Dated 1924 by Saalfield Publishing Co. (Akron, Ohio) - Illustrated by Frances Brundage, in pictorial dustjacket with minor soiling
- A Voyage to the Gold Coast by Frank H. Converse - Dated 1900 by David McKay, Publisher (Philadelphia) - in pictorial dustjacket with minor soiling
- Jim Hanvey Detective by Octavus Roy Cohen - Dated 1923 by Grosset & Dunlap Publishers
- Frank on Don Carlos' Rancho by Harry Castlemon - Dated 1898 by John C. Winston Co. (Philadelphia) - Title in "The Rocky Mountain Series"
- The Little Dreamer: An Amusing Tale of Day Dreams and Foolish Wishes for the Instruction of Little Folks by Thomas Teller - Dated 1846 by S. Babcock (New Haven, Connecticut) - Title in "Teller's Juvenile Library Series"

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 1350

$26
This shelf lot includes the large group of vintage and modern books on history shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $60.50
Lot 1351

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage literary titles shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 1352

$80
This shelf lot includes the group of leather bound antique Bibles shown in the corresponding image. 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. The bibles in this lot show advanced flaws, some disbound with tearing to spines. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $27.50
Lot 1353

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Washington: The Man and the Mason by Charles H. Callahan - Dated 1913 by Memorial Temple Committee of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Society
- Mary and Martha: The Mother and the Wife of George Washington by Benson J. Lossing - Dated 1886 by Harper & Brothers
- The Mother of Washington and Her Times by Mrs. Roger A. Pryor - Dated 1903 by Macmillan Company - front hinge is cracked
- Washington the Soldier by General Henry B. Carrington - Dated 1899 by Charles Scribner's Sons
- The Home of Washington by Benson J. Lossing - Dated 1870 by Virtue & Yorston

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 1354

$90
Title: Congressional Globe
Editor: John C. Rives
Publisher: Congressional Globe Office (Washington, D. C.)
Printing Year: 1861-1865 (with appendices for 1851 - 53)
Number of Volumes: 15 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards, this antique set is a scarce compilation of the official records of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress from the time of the Civil War. Proceedings, roll calls, debates, and other records were recorded in the "Congressional Globe" from 1833 1873, the year in which the current "Congressional Record" began its publication. These volumes are divided as follows: 1861 and Parts I - IV for 1861-62 (5 volumes); Parts I - II plus appendix for 1862-63 (2 volumes); Parts I - IV plus appendix for 1863-64 (four volumes); Parts I - II plus appendix for 1864-65 (2 volumes). Included in this group as well are two volumes identified as volumes 25 and 26, for the years 1851-52 and 1852-53.

The volumes show varying degrees of external age/wear, some volumes have chipping and tearing to spines. with loose binding and detached or detaching boards. Mildly age-toned pages are clean and unmarked. Name of Madison County Historical Society is stamped to front endpaper of each volume. Presentation inscription by Edwin J. Brown (dated February 19. 1913) appears in ink on each front flyleaf. The books measure approximately 9" x 11 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $50.50
Lot 1355

$30
Title: Memoirs of the Beauties of the Court of Charles the Second, with Their Portraits, after Sir Peter Lely and Other Eminent Painters
Author: Mrs. Jameson
Publisher: D. Appleton & Company
Printing Year: 1852

Condition/Details: Bound in full-leather with raised bands and bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce historical work dedicated to the reign of Charles II of England (1660 - 1685). The work is illustrated with many tissue-guarded full-page engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear. The book has been professionally rebound. Small water marking appears at top edge of middle pages (marking does not affect either text or illustrations). Pages have gilt edges. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 10 3/4" and contains 350 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 1356

$45
Title: Freemasons' Monthly Magazine
Publisher: Jno. W. Leonard & Co., Masonic Publishers
Printing Year: 1856
Number of Volumes: 2 volumes (Volumes XXVI & XXVII of the Universal Masonic Library)

Notes: Bound in full leather, this antique set is a scarce collection of the issues of a Masonic periodical in two volumes of the Universal Masonic Library. Issues date from January to December of 1855. The volumes show external age/wear. Volume XXVI shows cracking along gutters. Text blocks are intact with clean, lightly age toned pages and marbled endpapers. A four page pamphlet entitled "Nobles of the Mystic Shrine" is laid in one of the volumes. The books measure approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 1357

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The All-American Boys by Walter Cunningham - Dated 1977 by Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. - Signed first printing in dustjacket
- The Holloman Story by George F. Meeter - Dated 1967 by University of New Mexico Press - dustjacket, signature appears across bottom half of title page
- The Viking Rocket Story by Milton W. Rosen - Dated 1955 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers - signed, stated first edition
- Developing the ICBM: A Study in Bureaucratic Politics by Edmund Beard - Dated 1976 by Columbia University Press

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 1358

$14
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Yearbook of the Philippine Islands 1920 by Publicity Committee - Dated 1920 by Camara de Comercio de las Islas Filipinas - color illustrations, fold-out map
- Propritary High School Yearbook - Book is in foreign script, presumably Hindi. English-language advertisements at rear are for businesses located in Ahmedabad and Bombay. Numerous pictures of faculty and students of educational institution
- Prussian Memories, 1864-1914 by Poltney Bigelow - Dated 1915 by G. P. Putnam's Sons
- While Europe Waits for Peace by Pierrepont B. Noyes - Dated 1921 by Macmillan Company
- A Yankee in the Far East by George Hoyt Allen - Dated 1916 by Travelogue-Art Association (Clinton, NY) - Illustrated by H. S. Weller

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 1359

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $25.50
Lot 1360

$140
Title: Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861 - 1865
Author: William F. Fox
Publisher: Albany Publishing Company (Albany, NY)
Printing Year: 1889 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine and front cover, this antique volume is a scarce collection of statistics of regimental losses suffered during the U.S. Civil War. Statistical information is provided on maximum regimental loss killed in any one battle, percentage killed in regiments in particular battles and comparison of such losses with those of European regiments, loss of officers, list of generals killed, surgeons and chaplains killed, the history of the organization of "colored troops" and their losses in battle and by disease, muster-out rolls, anthropological statistics, etc. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean and unmarked pages. Stamp and annotations of the Madison County Historical Society appear on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 9 3/4" x 12" and contains 595 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 1361

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of art books shown in the corresponding image. There are titles on architecture and artists such as William Blake, Frederic Remington, Picasso, and the Hudson River School. "Birds of the Northern Forest" by Lansdowne & Livingston (McClellan and Stewart Limited, 1967) is also present in this group. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 1362

$90
This lot includes the antique leather-bound pocket book containg four Masonic documents shown in the corresponding image. Three of these documents are on vellum, the fourth is on paper.

The first of these is a certificate bestowed on one Horace Tuller by a New York lodge establishing him to have been "regularly initiated as an Entered Apprentice, Papsed (?) to the Degree of Fellow Craft and Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason." This elaborately decorated document has a blue seal affixed to its lower half and is signed by A. M. Ostrander, C W. Watson , W. A. (illegible name) and John Morrison Engravings show quite brightly.

The second document bears the caption "I am Alpha and Omega" at the top, over an illustration showing a radiant triangle shining into a subterrean chamber with an altar at the center of its lowest level. This certificate states that the presiding officers of the Doric Council, No. 19 Royal and Select Masters of the Grand Council of New York certify that Horace Tuller "has been duly Received and cordially Greeted, as a Royal and Select Master." Document is dated August 10, 1863 and signed by its various members. A red seal is affixed to lower half.

The third document reads at the top "The Knights Templar throughout the Globe" and states the "We, the E. Comander Generalissimo and Captain General of Monroe Commandery No. 12 Knights Exemplar holden in Rochester, State of New York, Do hereby certify that our Worthy Companion Horace Tuller has been regularly created a Knight of the Red Cross; dubbed a Knight Templar and Knight of Malta, and as such we cordially recommend him to the kindness and protection of all true and courteous Knights of our Order wherever dispersed." The document is signed by Horace Tuller, C. W. Watson as Generalissimo, as well as by the Captain General and the Recorder (names are illegible). The text of the document appears between and above what appears to be a monumental altar. Seals are affixed at each of the lower corners.

The fourth of these documents is on paper. It is also a certificate issued to Horace Tuller. The issuing body is "The Imperial Council of the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine" and addresses itself to "All the Faithful Nobles of the Mystic Shrine" stating that Tuller has been "regularly Received, Admitted and Constituted Nopble of the Mystic Shrine in Mecca Temple, New York on December 30, 1886." Document bears the signatures of the "Imperial Recorder" and the "Imperial Potentate." A golden seal appears at the bottom of the document lodged in between these signatures. The text of the document appears in the entrance of a grand temple of Ancient Egypt, through which the pharaoh drives his chariot, followed by masses of his army.

These remarkably well-preserved documents do not show any tears or creases.The pocket book which itself may have been created specifially for the purpose of holding these documents is in very good condition and measures approximately 3 3/4" x 5 1/4". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1363

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on colonial New York State history in decorative gilt binding:

- Through Colonial Doorways by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton - Dated 1893 by J.B. Lippincott Company (Philadelphia) - ex-library volume.
- The American Revolution in New York - Dated 1926 by The University of the State of New York (Albany)
- Register of the Naitonal Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York: 1893-1926 - Dated 1926 by Thomas A. Wright Inc.
- The Constitution of the General Society of the Sons of the Revolution - Dated 1891 by Exchange Printing Company
- New York in the Revolution as Colony and State by James A. Roberts - Dated 1898 by Press of Brandow Printing Company (Albany) - large format

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 1364

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Dore Bible Gallery Containing One Hundred Superb Illustrations and a Page of Explanatory Letter-Press Facing Each by Gustave Dore - No date provided by Henry Altemus (Philadelphia) - Hinges are cracked. Covers show edgewear.
- Marion Lawrance: A Memorial Biography by Harold G. Lawrance - Dated 1925 by Fleming H. Revell Company - Front cover stained
- The Life and Writings of the Right Reverend John Bernard Delany, D. D. , Second Bishop of Manchester, N. H. by G. C. D. - Dated 1911 by Lawler Printing Company (Lowell, Massachusetts)
- John Bancroft Devins: A True Greatheart by Rev. E. C. Ray - Dated 1912 by Association Press - notation

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 1365

$70
Title: An Interesting Narrative of the Travels of James Bruce, Esq. into Abyssinia To Discover the Source of the Nile: Abridged from the Original Work, To Which Are Added Notes and Extracts, from the Travels of Dr. Shaw, M. Savary and the Memoirs of Baron de Tott
Author: James Bruce
Publisher: Samuel Etheridge (Boston)
Printing Year: 1798

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce early account of the exploration of the Nile. The volume shows external age/wear, with loss of material to foot of spine. Hinges are cracked. Mildly age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. The antique bookplate of the Durham Social Library appears on front endpaper (no other library markings are visible). The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 7" and contains 388 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1366

$40
This lot features a group of bound early magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in single hard-cover volumes. The compilations featured in this lot include the following issues:

- Appleton's Journal edited by NA - Dated from January 7, to June 24, 1871, including issues of fifth volume - significant exterior wear, hinges cracked.
- Peterson's Magazine edited by NA - Dated from Janunary to June 1871, including issues of fifty-ninth volume - wear to spine, hinges cracked
- Hours at Home: Popular Monthly of Instruction and Recreation edited by NA - Dated October 1869 - wrappers
- The Golden Rule edited by NA - Dated November 1870 - wrappers, "the good templars' magazine"
- The Forum edited by NA - Dated from September, 1897 to February, 1898, including issues of volume XXIV - detached boards, spine cover laid in.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 1367

$26
Title: Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition Made by Charles F. Hall: His Voyage to Repulse Bay, Sledge Journeys to the Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King William's Land, and Residence among the Eskimos during the Years 1864-'69
Editor: J. E. Nourse
Publisher: Government Printing Office (Washington, D.C.)
Printing Year: 1879

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce official account of the voyages and exploration of Charles Francis Hall (1821 November 8, 1871), American Arctic explorer. The work is very well illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Hall, many tissue-guarded plates, in-text illustrations and fold-out maps. A folding, linen-backed map is in pocket at rear of book. The volume shows external age/wear, with large water marking to front cover. The hinges are cracked. Mildly age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 8 1/4" x 10 1/2" and contains 644 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 1368

$80
Title: History of New York State, 1523 - 1927
Editor: James Sullivan
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc.
Printing Year: 1927
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce historical work The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits and numerous full-page photographic plates. The volumes show very mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. The books measure approximately 8" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 1369

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication by Charles Darwin - Dated 1897 by D. Appleton and Company - three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards
- The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs by Charles Darwin - Dated 1897 by D. Appleton and Company - same binding as title above, head of spine chipped away
- The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin - Dated 1897 by D. Appleton and Company - binding same as above, lacks spine
- The Forms of Water in Clouds and Rivers Ice and Glaciers by John Tyndall - Dated 1896 by D. Appleton and Company - three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards, lacks significant portion of upper half of spine
- Tales of Animals Comprising Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects by Peter Parley - Dated 1835 by Thomas Tegg and Son (London) - detached front board, lacks spine
- The History of the Earth and Animal Nature by Oliver Goldsmith - Dated 1835 by Grigg & Elliot (Philadelphia) - Volume IV, illustrated with copperplates
- General Principles of Mechanics by P. A. Welker - Volumes lacks title page

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 1370

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and modern books on linguistics shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 1371

$18
Title: Poems of Eva Gore-Booth: Complete Edition with the Inner Life of a Child and Letters and a Biographical Introduction by Esther Roper
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. (London)
Printing Year: 1929

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce collection of the poetry of Eva Gore-Booth, (1870-1926), Irish poet and dramatist, and a committed suffragist, social worker and labor activist. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Eva Gore-Booth. The volume shows external age/wear,with water markings to spine and rear cover. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. Dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6" x 8" and contains 654 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1372

$14
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on theology shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 1373

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

- The Home of Washington by Benson J. Lossing - Dated 1871 by Virtue & Yorston - notation
- The Life of George Washington by David Ramsey - Dated 1814 by Joseph Cushing (Baltimore) - disbound
- The Life of George Washington by Aaron Bancroft - Dated 1839 by E. Littlefield (Boston) - 2 volumes

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 1374

$14
This shelf lot includes the group of 13 antique and vintage New York Red Books shown in the corresponding image. Volumes date from 1893 to 1960, with a complete run from 1893 to 1900. Included in this group as well is a well-preserved map of the State of New York accompanying the Legislative Manual for 1919. This map is contained in its own red cloth covers with gilt lettering to front cover. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $27.50
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