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Lot 1300

$55
Title: Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant
Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company
Printing Year: 1885
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique set is a scarce collection of the memoirs of the 18th President of the United States and general-in-chief of the Union Army from 1864 to 1865. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits. The books also contain numerous maps. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 3/4" x 9 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 1301

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles in decorative binding:

- Washington and the Generals of the American Revolution - Dated 1885 by Henry T. Coates (Philadelphia)
- The Life of Washington by Aaron Bancroft - No date provided by Porter & Coates (Philadelphia)
- The Life of George Washington by Jared Sparks - Dated 1860 by C. M. Saxton, Barker & Co.
- George Washington; or, Life in America One Hundred Years Ago by John S. C. Abbott - Dated 1876 by Dodd, Mead & Company - Title in the series "American Pioneers and Patriots"

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 1302

$70
Title: Arctic Voyages and Discovery: The Exploring Voyages of Dr. Kane, Etc.
Publisher: Burns and Lambert (London)
Printing Year: circa 1860

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a very rare account of the voyages of Elisha Kent Kane (1820 - 1857), a medical officer in the United States Navy during the first half of the 19th century. He was a member of two Arctic expeditions to rescue the explorer Sir John Franklin. The date of this work can be determined by the reference in the footnote that appears on the last page: "While this volume is passing through the press, we learn from the 'Canadian News' that another Arctic expedition is preparing to start."

The volume shows external age/wear, with tearing along front gutter. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 3/4" and contains 142 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1303

$24
Title: The Seat of Government of the United States: A Review of Discussions, in Congress and Elsewhere, on the Site and Plans of the Federal City; with a Sketch of Its Present Position and Prospects; Also, Remarks on Monumental Structures and the Smithsonian Institution
Author: Joseph B. Varnum
Publisher: R. Farnham (Washington, D. C.)
Printing Year: 1854

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter red leather with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce mid-19th century description of Washington, D.C. that originated from a report read before the New York and Maryland Historical Societies. The work is illustrated with a very well-preserved fold-out map of the city. The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking at the bottom of both gutters. Hinges are cracked. Text block lacks final page and five pages of index. Age-toned pages show occasional light foxing. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 120 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1304

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of theological publications shown in the corresponding image. This lot consists of booklets that are part ot "The Catholic Action Series of Study Club Textbooks." It also includes "The Report of the American Board of Catholic Missions" (1937), two issues of "Regnum Regis" (1940), and two copies of "The Mass Explained to Boys and Girls" by Maria Montessori and Ellamay Horan (1934). 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: $13.50
Lot 1305

$45
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 1306

$45
Title: Elements of Useful Knowledge, Volume I: Containing a Historical and Geographical Account of the United States, For the Use of Schools
Author: Noah Webster
Publisher: O. D. Cooke (Hartford, Connecticut)
Printing Year: 1806 Volume I

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce first volume of this historical-geographical work by Noah Webster (1758-1843), American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, word enthusiast, and editor. The volume shows external age/wear. Hinges are cracked. Age-toned pages show occasional light foxing. Small stain appears in the upper right corner of title page and following pages (to page 12). Ink writing on endpapers. Bookplate of Madison County Historical Society appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 3/4" and contains 208 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1307

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

- Whispering Gate by Anne Jerrymore - Dated 1932 by Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers - Stated First Edition in dustjacket with tears
- Whereabouts Unknown by Baillie Reynolds - Dated 1931 by A. L. Burt Company Publishers - dustjacket
- Lillies in Her Garden Grew by Frederick C. Davis - Dated 1951 by Doubleday & Company, Inc. - Stated First Edition in dustjacket
- False to Any Man by Leslie Ford - Dated 1939 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Ex-library in dustjacket (flaps pasted to boards)
- Murder Goes to School by Helen Farrar - Dated 1948 by Ziff-Davis Publishing Company (Chicago) - Ex-library in worn dustjacket (flaps pasted to boards)
- Poor Roger is Dead by Miriam Lynch - Dated 1957 by Arcadia House - tape markings and light soiling to covers

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 1308

$28
Title: The Standard Masonic Monitor of the Degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason, as Exemplified under Sanction of the Grand Lodges of the United States, together with the Service for the Burial of the Dead of the Fraternity
Author: George E. Simons
Publisher: Macoy, Publisher
Printing Year: 1882

Condition/Details: Bound in black leather with closing fold-over flap, this antique volume is a scarce Masonic work. The work contains many in-text illustrations. Preliminary pages and final blank pages contain texts by previous owner in both pencil and ink. Annotations and pencil markings appear on a few pages. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages with gilt edges. The book measures approximately 3 1/2" x 4 3/4" and contains 188 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1309

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on New York City history:

- The Port of New York by Thomas E. Rush - Dated 1920 by Doubleday, Page & Company (Garden City) - decorative gilt binding
- Sunshine and Shadow in New York by Matthew Hale Smith - Dated 1870 by J.B. Burr and Company (Hartford) - decorative gilt binding, spine is faded with slight tearing to top and bottom.
- Minutes of The Common Council of the City of New York: 1675-1776 - Dated 1905 by Dodd, Mead and Company - volume VIII, decorative gilt binding.
- In Old New York by Michael J. O'Brien - Dated 1928 by The American Irish Historical Society
- Enjine! Enjine! A Story of Fire Protection by Kenneth Holcomb Dunshee - Dated 1939 by Harold Vincent Smith - stated limited edition number 559 of one thousand, 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: $12.50
Lot 1310

$22
Title: The Pictorial History of the 27th Division
Editor: Alexander Starlight
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Printing Year: 1919

Condition/Details: Bound in olive green cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative design to front cover, this antique oblong volume is a scarce history of a World War I military unit. The 27th was made up of Infantry Regiments (105th, 106th, 107th, 108th); Field Artillery Regiments (104th, 105th, 106th); Machine Gun Battalions (104th, 105th, 106th); 102nd Trench Mortar Battery; 102nd Engineers regiment; 102nd Field Signal Battalion; plus 102nd Military Police; and 102nd logistics units including Divisional train, HQ, Ammunition Train, Supply, Sanitary, HQ Troop.

The work is illustrated with many photographs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. Faint rippling appears from front flyleaf to initial page of text. This unpaginated book measures approximately 10" x 8 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1311

$70
Title: Uncle Tom's Cabin
Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher: Bernhard Tauchnitz (Leipzig)
Printing Year: 1852
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Condition/Details: Bound in half leather with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique set is a scarce first European edition of this landmark work by Harriet Beecher Stowe and contains a new preface expressly written for this edition, "authorized for the continent of Europe." This six-page preface contains an eloquent attack on slavery that did not appear in the American edition.

The first volume is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author. The volumes show light external age/wear, and are solidly bound with marbled endpapers and pages that show light foxing throughout. The books measure approximately 4 3/4" x 6 1/2" and contain 352 / 317 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1312

$40
Title: The History of the Knights Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem, Styled Afterwards, the Knights of Rhodes, and at Present, the Knights of Malta
Author: L'Abbe de Vertot
Publisher: Jno. W. Leonard & Co., Masonic Publishers
Printing Year: 1856 Volume I

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with raised bands, this antique volume is a scarce work on freemasonry that appears as volume XIX of "The Universal Masonic Library." The volume shows external age/wear. Binding is cracked along gutters. Text block is intact with mildly age-toned pages that are unmarked. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 387 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1313

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

- Salmagundi; or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff - Dated 1820 by Thomas Longworth and Co. - 2 volume set, bound in three-quarter leather with gilt embossing, marble design and raised bands.
- Letters From New York by L. Maria Child - Dated 1845 by C.S. Francis & Co. - decorative gilt binding, front board separating from spine.
- Christina of Old New York by Gertrude Crownfield - Dated 1939 by J.B. Lippincott Company
- New York Musical Pioneers and Choristers' Budget - Dated 1860 by F.J. Huntington - Vol. V. - October, 1859 to September, 1860. Spine slightly torn at top and bottom.

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 1314

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

- The Universalist Quarterly and General Review - Dated 1852 by A. Tompkins (Boston) - Volume IX. Bound in three-quarter leather, foxing to endpapers
- Endeavours after the Christian Life: Discourses by James Martineau - Dated 1858 by James Munroe and Company (Boston) - Occasional foxing, staining
- Javan Ben Seir: A Story of Olden Israel by Walker Kennedy - Dated 1898 by Frederick A. Stokes
- Discourses on the Unity of God and Other Subjects by William G. Eliot, Jr. - Dated 1854 by Crosby, Nichols, and Company - Front board soiled, small perforations present along gutters
- A Series of Discourses on the Reading Doctrines and Duties of Christianity by Alexander Proudfit - Dated 1815 by Dodd, Rumsey and Stevenson (Salem, New York) - Volume IV, leather-bound volume

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 1315

$10
Title: The Land We Live In; or, Travels, Sketches and Adventures in North and South America, With Descriptions of the Towns, Cities, States, and Territories, Their Inhabitants, Manners, Customs, Amusements, Public Works, Institutions, Edifices, etc. Together with Sketches of Historical Events
Author: C. A. Goodrich
Publisher: H. M. Rulison, Queen City Publishing House (Cincinnati)
Printing Year: 1859

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped full leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of nineteenth-century travel anecdotes. The work is illustrated with a color fold-out frontispiece and many full-page engravings (a number of which are also in color). The volume shows external age/wear, with rubbing and edgewear. A two-inch tear runs from the top of front gutter. Front hinge is cracked. The book has marbled endpapers and edges. Age-toned pages show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 879 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1316

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

- Memorials of William E. Dodge by D. Stuard Dodge - Dated 1887 by Anson D. F. Randolph and Company - tissue-guarded frontispiece portait of William E. Dodge
- Memoir of Samuel Joseph May - Dated 1874 by Roberts Brothers - tissue-guarded frontispiece portait of the author
- Women Torch-Bearers: The Story of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union by Elizabeth Putnam Gordan - Dated 1924 by National Woman's Christian Temperance Union Publishing House (Evanston, Illinois)
- Christ Church Nashville, 1829-1929 - Dated 1929 by Marshall & Bruce Co. (Nashville, Tennessee) - Hinges are cracked
- History of the United States from their First Settlement as Colonies, to the Close of the War with Great Britain in 1815; To Which are Added Questions, Adapted to the Use of Schools - Dated 1844 by H. & E. Phinney (Cooperstown, NY) - Front board 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: $8.50
Lot 1317

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

- The Polar and Tropical Worlds by G. Hartwig - Dated 1876 by C. A. Nichols & Co. (Springfield, Massachusetts)
- The Polar World by G. Hartwig - Dated 1869 by Longmans, Green and Co. (London) - Binding detached at front hinge, spine cover is cracked
- Arctic Adventure by Sea and Land from the Earliest Date to the Last Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin by Epes Sargent - Dated 1860 by Brown, Taggard & Chase - spine cover detaching from front gutter
- The Story of Exploration and Adventure in the Frozen Seas - Dated 1896 by Henry Altemus (Philadelphia) - Altemus' Young People's Library
- Handbook of Arctic Discoveries by A. w. Greely - Dated 1896 by Roberts Brothers (Boston) - Ex-library volume
- Arctic Explorations and Discoveries during the Nineteenth Century by Samuel M. Smucker - Dated 1857 by Miller, Orton & Co. - spine sunned

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 1318

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

- The Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909 by Edward Hagaman Hall - Dated 1910 by J. B. Lyon, State Printers (Albany) - 2 volumes, small stains to fore-edge of first volume. Plans of replicas in rear pocket of second volume.
- The Champlain Tercentenary: Report of the New York Lake Champlain Tercentenary Commission by Henry Wayland Hill - Dated 1911 by J. B. Lyon, State Printers - Illustrated with plates and fold-out illustration

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: $16.50
Lot 1319

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

- Voyage of the U.S. Exploring Squadron, Commanded by Captain Charles Wilkes, of the United States Navy, in 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, and 1842: Together with Explorations and Discoveries Made by Admiral D'Urville, Captain Ross, and other Navigators and Travellers, and an Account of the Expedition to the Dead Sea, under Lieutenant Lynch. by John S. Jenkins - Dated 1850 by James M. Alden (Auburn, NY) - significant external age/wear, pages show spotting throughout
- Letter of the Secretary of the Treasury Transmitting His Annual Report on the State of Finances - Dated 1849 - significant external age/wear
- Glimpses of Fifty Years: The Autobiography of an American Woman by Frances E. Willard - Dated 1889 by H. J. Smith & Co. (Chicago)
- The Winning of the West by Theodore Roosevelt - Dated 1906 by Current Literature Publishing Company - 2 volumes, ex-library
- Upriver and Down: Stories from the Maine Woods by Edmund Ware Smith - Dated 1972 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston - dustjacket
- Municipal Index 1925 - Dated 1925 by American City Magazine
- A List of the Students of West Winfield Academy Who Were Admitted to the Regent's Examination - Dated 1873-1891 - leather-bound ledger, first pages detached
- The Karux by Students of Mercersburg Academy - Dated 1905 by Mercersburg Academy (Mercersburg, Pennsylvania) - binding is splitting at front hinge
- Collier's Photographic History of the European War - Dated 1916 by P. F. Collier & Son - large oblong volume, 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: $18.50
Lot 1320

$70
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 The Century publication:

- edited by NA - Dated from November 1882 to April 1884, including issues from Vol. XXV, No. I through Vol. XXVII, No. 6 - This group of three volumes are bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering. Pages are clean and unmarked. Volumes are also have new series numbers (appearing in gilt on spine) 3-5.
- edited by NA - Dated from November 1884 to April 1886, including issues from Vol. XXIX, No. I through Vol. XXX, No. 6 - This group of three volumes are bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering. Pages are clean and unmarked. Volumes are also have new series numbers (appearing in gilt on spine) 7-9.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Name of Madison County Historical Society appears stamped or on bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 1321

$28
Title: The Life of George Washington with Curious Anecdotes, Equally Honourable to Himself and Exemplary to His Young Countrymen
Author: W. M. Weems
Publisher: N. A.
Printing Year: 1808

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce early biography of the first president of the United States by the former rector of Mount-Vernon Parish. The volume lacks front board. Text block is intact. Age-toned pages show foxing and water markings The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 228 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1322

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

- History of the Jews in Russia and Poland: From the Earliest Times until the Present Day by S. M. Dubnow - Dated 1916-20 by Jewish Publication Society of America (Philadelphia) - 3 Volumes
- Vilna by Israel Cohen - Dated 1943 by Jewish Publication Society of America - Jewish Communities Series title
- Frankfort by Bertha Szold Levin - Dated 1929 by Jewish Publication Society of America - Jewish Communities Series title
- Venice by Cecil Roth - Dated 1930 by Jewish Publication Society of America - Jewish Communities Series title
- London by Elkan Nathan Adler - Dated 1930 by Publisher - Jewish Publication Society of America - Jewish Communities Series title

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 1323

$10
Title: The Art of Memory
Author: Frances A. Yates
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Printing Year: 1966

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a landmark first United States edition of this work. The work is illustrated with photographic plates and fold-out chart. This ex-library volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Front endpaper shows traces of removed library pocket. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 3/4" and contains 400 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1324

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

- The New Natural History by Richard Lydecker et al. - No date provided by Merrill & Baker Publishers - Volumes I & IV only. Volumes are bound in three-quarter leather and have tissue-guarded color plates
- Im Zauberbann des Kilimandscharo by Arthur Berger - Dated 1935 by Meidinger's Jugendschriften Verlag (Berlin) - cloth-backed volume. Illustrated with in-text full-page drawings and color plates.
- A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language by John Walker - Dated 1828 by Silas Andrus (Hartford, Connecticut) - leather-bound pocket dictionary

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 1325

$60
Title: The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America, throughout the War Which Established Their Independence; and the First President of the United States
Author: David Ramsay
Publisher: Hopkins & Seymour
Printing Year: 1807

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce early biography of George Washington. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait. The volume shows external age/wear, with top two inches of spine cover chipped away and fraying to foot of spine and corners. The hinges are cracked. Front flyleaf lacks upper fourth. Frontispiece has a three-inch tear from top of gutter. Text block is intact. Mildly age-toned pages show occasional light foxing. Previous owner's signatures appear on endpaers. Rear endpaper has annotations in pencil. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" and contains 376 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1326

$60
Title: Legislative Honors to the Memory of President Lincoln. Message of Gov. Fenton to the Legislature, Communicating the Death of President Lincoln
Editor: J. B. Cushman
Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers (Albany, NY)
Printing Year: 1865

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped black cloth with bright gilt lettering to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce collection of memorial addresses pronounced on occasion of the death of the 16th President of the United States, including Governor Reuben Fenton's announcement to the New York legislature of the assassination of President Lincoln. Fenton (1819-1885), one of the founders of the Republican party and an advocate against slavery, served as governor of New York between 1865 and 1868. The volume shows external age/wear, front gutter is cracked. The book has unmarked, age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9 1/4" and contains 118 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1327

$20
Title: A Game Ranger's Note Book
Author: A. Blayney Percival
Publisher: George H. Doran Company
Printing Year: 1924

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth, this antique volume is a scarce study of the wild animals of Eastern Africa. The author was employed by the Game Department of Kenya for over twenty years. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of the author and many photographic plates by the author and Martin Johnson. Fold-out sketch map ("East Africa Protectorate showing Game Reserves") at rear of book is intact. The volume shows significat external age/wear. Covers are nearly entirely detached. Text block is intact. Age-toned pages show occasional spotting. The book measures approximately 6" x 9 1/4" and contains 374 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1328

$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: January through December, 1855


Notes: Disbound volume is now contained in ribon-bound stiff paper cover. Age-toned pages contain numerous engravings and dress patterns. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 1329

$22
Title: In the Celtic Past
Author: Anna MacManus (Ethna Carbery)
Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company Publishers
Printing Year: circa 1902

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of stories. The work is illustrated with many vignettes. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 120 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1330

$80
Title: The Book of Common Prayer, According to the Use of the Church of England, Translated into the Mohawk Language, Compiled from Various Translations, Revised, Corrected, and Prepared for the Press, under the Direction of the Rev. Abraham Nelles, Chief Missionary in the Service of the Company for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the Parts Adjacent in America.
Editor: Rev. Abraham Nelles
Publisher: Ruthven's Book and Job Office
Printing Year: 1842 Multiple inscriptions

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce translation into the Mohawk language of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England. Mohawk text faces English text on opposite page. The Mohawk are an indigenous people of North America originally from the Mohawk Valley in upstate New York to southern Quebec and eastern Ontario. There are two inscriptions to be found int this book. The first appears on the front flyleaf and reads: "Presented to Madison County / Historical Society by / Mrs. Olivia J. Dunham / Brooklyn, NY / 1927." The second is written on a preliminary page and states the following: "A present to / Mrs. Phidelia Dunham / from / An Indian of the Mohawks / April 28" 1847."

The volume shows external age/wear, boards are detached. Tape appears at the end of front board from where it was once taped to spine. Text block is intact. Pages are clean and unmarked. Bookplate of Madison County Historical Society and plate for the New England Corporation are present on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and contains 456 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1331

$40
Title: Manual of Hawaiian Securities: Statements of 1926
Editor: Rolla K. Thomas
Publisher: Honolulu Star-Bulletin
Printing Year: 1927

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce financial reference work issued for the Honolulu Stock and Bond Exchange. The work contains many statistics and (illustrated) advertisements. Previous owner's name appears in gilt on front cover, as well as a caption along the bottom edge of the same that reads "Compliments of Pacific Trust Company, Ltd." The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 10" and contains 150 pages plus xvi pages of advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1332

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of signed children's titles:

- Christmas Alphabet Cards by Robert Sabuda - Dated 2005 by Robert Sabuda - collectible tin set
- The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore & Robert Sabuda - Dated 2002 by Little Simon - pop-up book
- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum & Robert Sabuda - Dated 2000 by Little Simon - pop-up book
- Puff the Magic Dragon by Peter Yarrow & Lenny Lipton - Dated 2007 by Sterling - First Printing in dustjacket. With paintings by Eric Puybaret. Included is a four-song CD.

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 1333

$30
Title: The Cottage Bible and Family Expositor: Containing Old and New Testaments, with Practical Expositions and Explanatory Notes
Editors: Thomas Williams & Rev. William Patton
Publisher: Case, Tiffany and Company
Printing Year: 1853
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in full leather with raised bands gilt lettering to spine and front cover, this antique set is a scarce nineteenth-century Bible The work is illustrated with numerous plates and maps. The volumes show external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The names of Calvin H. and Mary Hood appeared embossed in gilt on front cover of both volumes. The books measure approximately 7 1/2" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 1334

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

- Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1870 - Dated 1871 by Government Printing Office (Washington, D. C.) - in-text illustrations and plates
- Report of the Secretary of Agriculture - Dated 1891 by Government Printing Office - Binding splitting at front hinge, covers soiled. Tissue-guarded color plates. Color maps.

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 1335

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's 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: $22.50
Lot 1336

$40
Title: Journal of an Exploration in the Spring of the Year 1750
Author: Dr. Thomas Walker
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
Printing Year: 1888

Condition/Details: Bound in brown paper-covered boards with black lettering to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce account of the explorations of Dr. Thomas Walker (17151794), a physician and explorer from Virginia. Walker led an expedition to what is now the region beyond the Allegheny Mountains area of British North America in the mid-18th century. Walker is credited with giving the Cumberland Gap and Cumberland River their names. The text of the journal begins March 16, 1750, and ends July 13. This book contains a preface by William Cabell Rives. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece engraving. The volume shows external age/wear. The front hinge is cracked. Pages are clean and without markings. The name of the Madison County Historical Society appears in pen on front flyleaf. The book measures approximately 6" x 8" and contains 69 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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