National Book Auctions

SEPTEMBER 27, 2009 NATIONAL BOOK AUCTION LISTINGS - ITEMS SUBJECT TO CHANGE [FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 607-269-0101] • RETURN TO HOME PAGE

 

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Page 4

Realized Prices

 

Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Lot 1112

$55
This lot includes the group of antique books containing memorial addresses shown in the corresponding image. These addresses were delivered in the United States Senate and House of Representatives. Among those eulogized in these texts are Stephen A. Douglas, Henry Clay, William Henry Seward, Theodore Roosevelt, Chester A. Arthur, Daniel Webster, James A. Garfield. It should be noted that a large number of these volumes display decorative designs, often with blindstamped covers and bright gilt decoration. These books were held by the Madison County Historical Society of New York and are all well-preserved, with occasional minor age/wear indications and/or foxing to pages of the oldest titles. 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: $16.50
Lot 1113

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

- The Polar and Tropical Worlds by G. Hartwig - Dated 1872 by Bill, Nichols & Company (Springfield, Massachusetts) - Hinges are cracked, binding shaken
- The Open Polar Sea by I. I. Hayes - Dated 1867 by Hurd and Houghton - Front hinge is cracked
- An Arctic Boat Journey, in the Autumn of 1854 by Isaac I. Hayes - Dated 1869 by Fields, Osgood, & Co. (Boston)
- The Wonders of the Arctic World The Polaris Expedition by Epes Sargent / William H. Cunnington - Dated 1873 by John E. Potter and Company (Philadelphia)
- Arctic Explorations and Discoveries during the Nineteenth Century by Samuel M. Smucker & Wm. L. Allison - Dated 1889 by Wm. L. Allison - binding is detaching
- The Land of Desolation: Being a Personal Narrative of Observation and Adventure in Greenland by Isaac I. Hayes - Dated 1872 by Harper & Brothers - Hinges are cracked

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 1114

$50
Title: The Self-Interpreting Bible: Containing the Sacred Text of the Old and New Testaments. Translated from the Original Tongues, and with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised to Which Are Annexed, Marginal References and Illustrations, an Exact Summary of the Several Books, a Paraphrase on the Most Obscure or Important Parts, an Analysis of the Contents of Each Chapter, Explanatory Notes, and Evangelical Reflections
Editor: John Brown
Publisher: Hodge and Campbell
Printing Year: 1792 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in leather with raised bands, this antique folio volume is a rare first edition of the first bible printed in New York. The work is illustrated with full-page plates and a full-page map of the Holy Land stated to have been engraved for this edition. The volume shows substantial external age/wear, with detached boards and chipped spine lacking one of its panels. All pages before title page have been excised. Frontispiece is laid in. Text block is intact with clean and unmarked pages. Genealogical information relating to the family of Morris Miller and Maria Bleecker is present on blank page between Old and New Testaments. This unpaginated book measures approximately 10" x 16 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1115

$55
Title: Underground or Life below the Surface: Incidents and Accidents beyond the Light of Day; Startling Adventures in all Parts of the World; Mines and the Mode of Working Them; Under-Currents of Society; Gambling and Its Horrors; Caverns and Their Mysteries; the Dark Way of Wickedness; Prisons and Their Secrets; Down in the Depths of the Sea; Strange Stories of the Detection of Crime
Author: Thomas W. Knox
Publisher: J. B. Burr Publishing Co. (Hartford, Connecticut)
Printing Year: 1877

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing and elaborate decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce collection of anecdotes with the common theme of the underground. The work is profusely illustrated with full-page engravings. This handsome volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9" and contains 942 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1116

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

- A New and Complete System of Arithmetic by Caleb Alexander - Dated 1813 by E. F. Backus, Bookseller (Albany, NY) - leather binding
- The Political Manual: Being a Complete View of the Theory and Practice of the General and State Governments of the United States by Edward D. Mansfield - Dated 1861 by A. S. Barnes & Burr
- The Political Text Book: Containing jthe Declaration of Independence, with the Lives of the Signers - Dated 1844 by H.& E. Phinney - leather binding with raised bands
- Studies in English and American Literature by Albert N. Raub - Dated 1882 by Raub & Co. - Front hinge cracked
- Natural Philosophy by Sharpless & Philips - Dated 1884 by J. B. Lippincott & Co. - Binding shaken, loose pages
- Test Spelling-Book for the Use of Advanced Classes by W. D. Henkle - Dated 1872 by Wilson, Hinkle & Co. (Cincinnati)
- The Code of 1650, Being a Compilation of the Earliest Laws and Orders of the General Court of Connecticut - Dated 1826 by Judd, Loomis & Co. - upper portion of text block detached from binding, boards show light soiling
- History of the United States from Their First Settlement as Colonies, to the Close of the War with Great Britain in 1815. To Which is Added Questions, Adapted for the Use of Schools - Dated 1830 by Collins and Hannay - Front board and preliminaries detached

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 1117

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on New York City history:

- New York: Old and New by Rufus Rockwell Wilson - Dated 1909 by J.B. Lippincott Company (Philadelphia) - complete two volume set
- History of the New York Polyclinic Medical School and Hospital by W. Morgan Hartshorn - Dated 1942 by Haddon Craftsmen, Inc. (Garden City) - decorative gilt binding
- Grace Church and Old New York by William Rhinelander Stewart - Dated 1924 by E.P. Dutton & Company - decorative gilt binding
- History of Saint Luke's Church in the City of New York by Mrs. H. Croswell Tuttle - Dated 1926 by Appeal Printing Company - water markings to front board

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 1118

$18
This lot includes the antique board game shown in the corresponding image. "The Game of Peter Coddle's Trip to New York" was originally produced by McLoughlin Brothers in 1890 (and subsequently by Milton Bradley / Parker Brothers). It was designed to be played by between 2 and 20 players. This is one of the earliest mass-produced board games (that would more accurately be described as a general amusement, as it lacks a scoring methodology and a winner). It consists of a long story containing blanks, and accompanied by dozens of pieces of card-stock paper each printed with one word, usually a noun. When the reader encountered a blank, a card was drawn and a word inserted. ("He sees a ____ and then later meets a _______" ... and so forth).

While this game was reproduced many times, this is a very early example. This particular game comes in its original cardboard box (now quite tattered) measuring 4 1/4" x 5 3/4", includes 79 cards and small booklet of instructions. 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 1119

$45
Title: The Great Rebellion: A History of the Civil War in the United States
Author: J. T. Headley
Publisher: Hurlbut, Scranton & Company
Printing Year: 1864-1866
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in blindstamped full leather with gilt embossing to spine, this antique set is a scarce history of the United States Civil War. The work is illustrated with steel engravings. The volumes show external age/wear, with spine cover of first volume splitting at front gutter. Age- toned pages show foxing. Volumes have marbled endpapers and edges. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 1120

$22
Title: The True American: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, together with the First Annual Addresses and Messages of All the Presidents of the United States, from 1789 to 1839; the Declaration of Independence, and Constitution of the United States, with the Signers' Names; Also, the Farewell Addresses of Washington and Jackson; An Address to the Young Men of the Country, and a Variety of other Matter Useful and Entertaining
Author: Joseph Coe
Publisher: I. S. Boyd
Printing Year: 1840

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt lettering and embossed decorative designs to covers, this antique volume is a scarce 19th-century collection of presidential speeches. The volume shows light external age/wear, with sunned spine and small tear to foot of spine. The book is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Endpapers and final blank pages are foxed. Bookplate of the Monroe County Historical Society appears on front endpaper, together with previous owner's writing on front flyleaf. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 428 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1121

$12
Title: Letters from England
Author: Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella (Robert Southey)
Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme (London)
Printing Year: 1808 Volume III

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine, this antique book is a scarce volume belonging to the second edition of the trilogy "Letters From England," an account of a tour of the country supposedly from a foreigner's perspective. This work, written under a pseudonym by Robert Southey (1774-1843), an English poet of the Romantic school, is said to contain a more accurate picture of English ways at the beginning of the nineteenth century than exists anywhere else. Southey was one of the so-called "Lake Poets," and Poet Laureate for 30 years from 1813 to his death in 1843. The volume shows external age/wear. Front board is detached. Age-toned pages show no markings. Portion of top margin of title page has been excised. The book measures approximately 4" x 6 1/2" and contains 365 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1122

$55
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: Godey's Lady's Book
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range:Volumes LXXIV & LXXV
Issue Number Range: February through December 1867

Notes: Both volumes are bound as one. Volume lacks front and spine covers. Includes numerous color fashion plates and (tissue-guarded) engravings. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 1123

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on U.S. history:

- The Life of George Washington, First President of the United States by Aaron Bancroft - Dated 1826 by T. Bedlington (Boston) - two volume set, boards separating from both spines.
- Civilization in the United States by Matthew Arnold - Dated 1888 by Cupples and Hurd (Boston) - bound in half leather with marble boards and raised bands.
- The True American; Containing the Portraits of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson edited by Joseph Coe - Dated 1841 by Morrill, Silsby, & Co. (Concord) - volume II
- The Olive Branch by M. Carey - Dated 1817 by J. Foster (Winchester)

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 1124

$110
Title: A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee
Author: David Crockett
Publisher: E. L. Carey and A. Hart (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1835

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth with paper title label to spine, this antique volume is a scarce autobiographical work by the celebrated 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician; referred to in popular culture as Davy Crockett and often by the epithet “King of the Wild Frontier.” He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo.

This work describes Crocketts upbringing in Tennessee, his marriages, bear hunts, Indian fighting and political career. Crockett was already widely known and written about when this book was published. In fact he claimed that he had to publish this book to counteract outlandish stories printed about him. This book helped contribute to his legend, particularly the stories of bear hunting. A year after this book was published he lost his bid for re-election to Congress which would in turn put him on the path to Texas and the Alamo.

The volume shows external age/wear. Front hinge is cracked. Front flyleaf is torn, lacks diagonal section at bottom roughly making up a third of page. Preliminary page with signature in ink laid in. Four pages of publisher's advertisements at front, immediately before title page. Pages show light foxing throughout. Name of Madison County Historical Society appears stamped on front endpaper. Three patches of pasted red paper appear on rear endpaper. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" and contains 211 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1125

$22
Title: The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that Which Is To Come; Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream Wherein Are Discovered Christian's Manner of Setting-Out, His Dangerous Journey, and His Safe Arrival at the Desired Country
Author: John Bunyan
Publisher: M. M. Holloway (London)
Printing Year: 1844

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with gilt lettering, this antique oblong volume is a scarce edition of this classic Christian allegory, with a memoir of the author and a bibliographical notice. The work is illustrated with "engravings in outline, and wood-cuts, from drawings by Henry C. Selous." The volume shows external age/wear. Front hinge is cracked. Frontispiece illustration is loose. Age-toned pages show foxing and water markings. The book measures approximately 16 1/2" x 11" and contains 89 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1126

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- To Him That Overcometh by Rev. Franklin Pierce Johnson - Dated 1914 by International Literary Bureau (Chicago) - Minor soiling to front cover
- The Honor of the Church by Charles R. Brown - Dated 1922 by Pilgrim Press (Boston) - ex-library volume
- Crusaders of the Twentieth Century: A Lutheran Story in the Empire State by Samuel Trexler - Dated 1927 by Macmillan Company - Well-preserved volume in torn dustjacket
- The Masters of Fate: The Power of the Will by Sophia P. Shaler - Dated 1913 by Duffield and Company - Covers show markings
- The Creed of the Presbyterians by Rev. Egbert Watson Smith - Dated 1902 by Baker and Taylor Company
- Closet Prayers by Rev. D. F. Sprigg - Dated 1880 by E. P. Dutton and Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 1127

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on New York State history:

- Knickerbocker's History of New York by Washington Irving - Dated 1881 by American Book Exchange
- History of the State of New York by F.S. Eastman - Dated 1830 by Augustus K. White - spine slightly torn at top
- Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Orators: Beecher by Elbert Hubbard - Dated 1903 by Roycrofters Shop (East Aurora)
- The Story of the Walloons by William Elliot Griffis - Dated 1923 by Houghton Mifflin Company
- The Belgians: First Settlers in New York and in the Middle States by Henry G. Bayer - Dated 1925 by The Devin-Adair Company - 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: $8.50
Lot 1128

$60
Title: Orderly Books of the Fourth New York Regiment, 1778-1780 / The Second New York Regiment, 1780-1783, with Diaries of Samuel Tallmadge, 1780-1782, and John Barr, 1779-1782
Authors /Editor: Samuel Tallmadge et al./ Almon W. Lauber
Publisher: University of the State of New York (Albany)
Printing Year: 1932

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce history of military units from the time of the American War of Indepence. The work is illustrated with photographic plates, a number of which reproduce pages from the orderly books and diaries. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Stamps of the Madison County Historical Society appear on endpapers and on page 77. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" and contains 933 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 1129

$50
Title: Life and Times of Washington: Containing a Particular Account of National Principles and Events, and of the Illustrious Men of the Revolution
Author: John Frederick Schroeder
Publisher: Joohnson, Fry and Company
Printing Year: 1857
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and bright embossed gilt lettering, this antique set is a scarce biography of the first president of the United States. The work is illustrated with tissue-covered steel engravings "from original designs of historical scenes, and full-length portraits" by Alonzo Chappel. The volumes show external age/wear, with peeling to edges of leather and cracking to rear gutter of second volume. Lightly age-toned pages with gilt edges show minor marginal staining to top of text block. The books measure approximately 9 1/2" x 11 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 1130

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

- The Works of Sir Lewis Morris - Dated 1897 by Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co. (London)
- Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence - Dated 1922 by Thomas Seltzer - Stated Second Printing, previous owner's name written in pencil across title page
- The Valley of Headstrong Men by J. S. Fletcher - No date provided by George H. Doran
- Corner Shop by Philip Keeley - Dated 1934 by Macmillan Company - First Edition in dustjacket
- Wandering Fires by Dolf Wyllarde - Dated 1921 by John Lane Company
- On Golden Trail by Hildegarde Hawthorne - Dated 1936 by Longmans, Green and Co. - Illustrated by Sanford Tusey
- A Daughter of Mexico: A Historical Romance Founded on Documentary Evidence by A. E. Breen - Dated 1916 by John P. Smith Printing Company (Rochester, NY)

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 1131

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique poetic titles in decorative gilt binding:

- A Book of Old English Ballads With an Accompaniment of Decorative Drawings by George Wharton Edwards - Dated 1914 by The Macmillan Company - spine shows very light wear to top and bottom
- Dreams in Homespun by Sam Walter Foss - Dated 1897 by Lothrop, Lee & Shepart Co. (Boston)
- Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Dated 1895 by Thompson & Thomas (Chicago)
- The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier - Dated 1888 by Houghton, Mifflin and Company - illustrated
- The Courtship of Miles Standish by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Dated 1903 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis) - ex-library copy, front board separating from spine.

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 1132

$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, 1860 to November, 1863, including issues from Vol. XXII, No. CXXVII through Vol. XXVII, No.CLXII - This complete run of issues corresponds to the months preceding and the first years of the United States Civil War. These volumes, bound in three-quarter leather, show varying degrees of external wear. Volume XVII shows significant wear to binding (lacks rear board). Pages are largely clean and unmarked. Foxing appears concentrated at front endpaper.
- edited by NA - Dated from December 1864 to May 1865, including issues of Vol. XXX - The issues in this volume correspond to the final months of the U.S. Civil War. Front board is detached (rear board detaching). Book lacks upper half of spine cover, lower half detached at front gutter.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. All but first and last volumes in this series are tightly bound. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 1133

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Triphammer by Dan McCall - Dated 1990 by Atlantic Monthly Press - Inscribed first printing in dustjacket
- One Mississippi by Mark Childress - Dated 2006 by Little, Brown and Company - Inscribed first printing in dustjacket
- Girl Clown by Mary R. Wise - Dated 2004 by Lulu.com - wrappers, inscribed first printing
- Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story by John Berendt - Dated 1994 by Random House - signed in dustjacket, library stamp on title page
- The Ladies of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough - Dated 1987 by Harper & Row, Publishers - inscribed, dustjacket (front cover of dustjacket shows moisture marking)

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 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 1134

$45
Title: Living History
Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Printing Year: 2003 Signed First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in black quarter-cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering to spine, this volume is a scarce autographed copy of the memoirs of Hillary Clinton (b. 1947), the 67th and current Secretary of State, former U.S. Senator from New York, and former First Lady of the United States. The author's signature appears on title page. The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. Intact pictorial dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 562 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1135

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

- Christopher Marlowe: Four Plays by Havelock Ellis - Dated 1966 by Heritage Press - Slipcase, copperplate engravings by Albert Decaris
- The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling by Henry Fielding - Dated 1952 by Heritage Press - Slipcase (with tape repair to upper portions), illustrations by T. M. Cleland
- The Georgics by Publius Virgilius Maro - Dated 1953 by Heritage Press - Slipcase (torn along top edge), translated in to English verse by John Dryden, with an introduction by George F. Whicher, and illustrations by Bruno Bramanti

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 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 1136

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of titles by Theodore Roosevelt. All these similarly-bound titles are published by Charles Scribner's Sons:

- A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open - Dated 1926
- Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter - Dated 1926
- The Rough Riders - Dated 1926
- African Game Trails - Dated 1926 - Volumes I and II
- Through the Brazilian Wilderness - Dated 1926
- Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography - Dated 1926- Front endpaper, preliminary pages and frontispiece portrait all show water markings along top and side edges. Text block is otherwise 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: $10.50
Lot 1137

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Country Courthouses and Records of Maryland: Part Two: The Records by Morris L. Radoff et al. - Dated 1963 by Hall of Records Commission, State of Maryland - dustjacket, publication No. 13
- Steamboat to the Shore: A Pictorial History of the Steamboat Era in Monmouth County, New Jersey by George H. Moss, Jr. - Dated 1966 by Jervey Close Press (Locust, New Jersey) - oblong volume in dustjacket
- Windgalore Farm by Dave Williams - Dated 2005 by Acorn Publishing (Montpelier, Vermont) - first printing, wrappers
- Five Miles Away: The Story of The Lawrenceville School by S. R. Slaymaker II - Dated 1985 by Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, New Jersey) - dustjacket
- Olla Podrida - Dated 1894 by Lawrenceville School - antique cloth-backed yearbook, profusely illustrated

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 1138

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

- Woman's Favorite Cook Book by Annie R. Gregory - Dated 190? by The Globe Commerical Advertiser - Hinges are cracked, color illustrations
- Breeds of Live Stock in America by Henry W. Vaughan - Dated 1941 by College Book Company (Columbus, Ohio) - hinges are cracked
- Official Automobile Blue Book 1926 - Dated 1926 by Automobile Blue Books, Inc. (Chicago)
- Heinz Exhibit - 1939 New York World's Fair - Dated 1939 by H. J. Heinz Co. - fold-out advertisement with color illustrations

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 1139

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of antique 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: $20.50
Lot 1140

$24
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique and vintage estate 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: $60.50
Lot 1141

$50
Title: From the Oak to the Olive: A Plain Record of a Pleasant Journey
Author: Julia Ward Howe
Publisher: Lee and Shepard (Boston)
Printing Year: 1868 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of a travel book by Julia Ward Howe (1819 – 1910), a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet most famous as the author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." The work contains a record of the author's travel to Europe. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 7 1/4" and contains 304 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1142

$60
Title: A Complete Practical Guide to the Art of Dancing
Author: Thomas Hillgrove
Publisher: Dick & Fitzgerald
Printing Year: 1864

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped green cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce dance manual with "descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required, hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc." The work contains a frontispiece engraving and many in-text drawings illustrating dance steps and positions. This handsome volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages with occasional light foxing. Title page and initial 20 pages show creasing at bottom right corner. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 6 3/4" and contains 237 pages plus 16 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1143

$30
Title: The Rutters of the Sea: The Sailing Directions of Pierre Garcie
Author: D. W. Waters
Publisher: Yale University Press
Printing Year: 1967

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and embossed decorative design to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce study of the first English and French printed sailing directions. The work is illustrated with facsimile reproductions of manuscripts and maps. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with unmarked pages that are clean and bright. Intact dustjacket shows edgewear and small tears. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 11 3/4" and contains 478 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1144

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Golden Steps to Respectability, Usefulness, and Happiness: Being a Series of Lectures to Youth of Both Sexes, on Character Principles, Associates, Amusements, Religion and Marriage by John Mather Austin - Dated 1859 by C. M. Saxton - Ends of spine chipped
- Daily Heavenly Manna for the Household of Faith - Dated 1907 by Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society
- A Series of Questions on the Historical Parts of the New Testament - Dated 1837 by De Ruyter
- The Saints' Everlasting Rest by Rev. Richard Baxter - No date provided by American Tract Society
- The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies by Sebastian and Russell Streeter - Dated 1832 by Marsh, Capen and Lyon
- The Psalmist - Dated circa 1843 by American Baptist Publication and Sunday School Society - Front board is detached. Lacks preliminary and title pages (last page is 696).
- The Holy Bible - Dated 1865 by American Bible Society - small format bible in leather binding with strap intact
- The New Testament - Dated 1865 by American Bible Society - pocket bible
- Gold Foil, Hammered from Popular Proverbs by Timothy Titcomb - Dated 1859 by Charles Scribner

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 1145

$50
Title: The History of Scotland from the Accession of Alexander III to the Union
Author: Patrick Fraser Tytler
Publisher: William P. Nimmo (Edinburgh)
Printing Year: 1869
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter green leather with raised bands and gilt lettering to red spine labels, this antique set is a scarce historical work by Scottish historian Patrick Fraser Tytler (1791 - 1849). The work covers the period between 1249 and 1603. Four volumes are here bound as two. There are numerous full-page illustrations. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 1146

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

- W. D. Hoard: A Man for His Time by Loren H. Osman - Dated 1985 by W. D. Hoard & Sons Company (Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin) - Stated First Edition in dustjacket
- I'm a Lucky Guy by Joseph F. Cullman 3rd - Dated 1998 by Joseph F. Cullman 3rd - dustjacket
- Alexander Bryan Johnson: Philosophical Banker by Todd & Sonkin - Dated 1977 by Syracuse University Press - Stated First Edition in dustjacket
- Francis Adrian van der Kemp, 1752-1829: An Autobiography together with Extracts from His Correspondence by Helen Lincklaen Fairchild - Dated 1903 by G. P. Putnam's Sons - Limited Letterpress Edition, inscribed to Madison County Historical Society by the editor
- Lutheranism Takes Root in the Settlement of Pennsylvania, 1682-1982 by Morna M. Huffman - Dated 1982 by Morna M. Huffman - author's flyer laid in, front cover shows soiling

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 1147

$35
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 1148

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

- Retribution and Other Addresses by Samuel G. Smith - Dated 1900 by Curts & Jennings (Cincinnati) - paper library label on spine, otherwise unmarked
- Short Sermons for the People by Rev. Wm. S. Plumer - No date provided by American Tract Society
- Neville Trueman, the Pioneer Preacher: A Tale of the War of 1812 by W. H. Withrow - Dated 1900 by William Briggs (Toronto) - covers show soiling, two pieces of paper glued to rear board
- Studies for Personal Workers by Howard Agnew Johnston - Dated 1904 by International Committee of Young Men's Christian Association
- Short Studies for Sunday-School Teachers by Chas. S. Robinson - Dated 1868 by Wynkoop & Sherwood - Ex-library, title page detaching

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 1149

$60
Title: Of Legierdemaine and Diverse Juggling Knacks: Columns from "The Linking Ring," 1949-1966
Author / Editor: John Braun / William L. Broecker
Publisher: Kenneth Klosterman, Publisher
Printing Year: 1999

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of articles on magic by John Braun, longtime editor and feature editor of "The Linking Ring," International President of the IBM, and one of the most respected writers on magic. Included in these pieces are anecdotes, discussions and letters about magic fromt the earliest time, through the days of the great 18th and 19th-century masters. The work is illustrated with many photographs and drawings of magicians and their performances. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 9" x 11 1/4" and contains 553 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

© 2009 National Book Auctions.com • 1429 Danby Rd Ithaca, NY 14850-6071 • 607-269-0101 • All rights reserved. For more information, contact us.