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Lot 5413

$55
This lot includes the group of six pop-up books shown in the corresponding image(s). These pop-up books contain illustrations from Balvis Rubess/Matthew Reinhart, J. Otto Seibold, David Roberts/Corina Fletcher, Robert Sabuda, and Chuck Murphy. The volumes range in size and functionality, with some pop-ups not functioning or showing wear and some volumes remaining completely intact. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5414

$30
This lot includes the album of Victorian chromolithographs shown in the corresponding image. The decorative album contains calling cards, trade cards, die-cuts and other pieces. The decorative album shows wear, with the boards detached, and all of the pages are detached. The lithographs show well, with colors remaining vivid and bright. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day.  As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5415

$45
This lot includes the group of books on Harvard University class histories shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes may contain a historical society's bookplate on the endpapers, as well as other library markings. The volumes may have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5416

$25
Title: Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois
Editors: Newton Bateman and Paul Selby
Publisher: Munsell Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1916
Number of Volumes: Complete two-volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather over black pebbled cloth, this antique set is a scarce work on the history of Illinois, with a history of Winnebago County. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Abraham Lincoln in volume one, and full-page illustrations and maps throughout. The volumes show advanced external age/wear, with the boards detached and the spine covers showing wear, separation and loss. The text blocks are securely bound with lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 8" x 11".
 
Lot 5417

$20
This lot includes the group of books on the history of the United States shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Wisconsin historical collections, Detroit, Michigan in the War, Greenwood Cemetery, and Revolutionary soldiers. These volumes may contain a historical society's bookplate on the endpapers, as well as other library markings. The volumes may have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These volumes show advanced age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5418

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of Pennsylvania history titles:

- Illustrated History of Bradford, McKean County, PA by Vernelle A. Hatch - Dated 1901 by Burk Brothers - Modern reprint from The Hausauer Press, Buffalo, NY.
- Centennial History of Bucknell University 1846-1946 by Lewis Edwin Theiss - Dated 1946 by Bucknell University
- St. Charles Seminary, Overbrook by Rev. Hugh L. Lamb - Dated 1943 by Jefferies & Manz
- Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society - Snow Hill Cloister and The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk by Charles M. Treher and Preston A. Barba - Dated 1968 by The Pennsylvania German Society
- One Hundred & Fifty Years of Church Life, 1833-1983 by uncredited author - Dated 1983 by The First Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
- Replanning Reading, An Industrial City of a Hundred Thousand by John Nolen - Dated 1910 by Geo. H. Ellis Co.
- The Histories of the Pennsylvania and Central Pennsylvania Conferences of the Evangelical United Brethren Church by Charles R. Miller and William L. Raker - Dated 1968, Privately Publisher

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These are ex-library volumes and may include typical indications.
 
Lot 5419

$20
This lot includes the group of signed, limited edition prints and original artwork shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a piece signed by A. Ivanovj, as well as portraits and images of buildings and other artwork. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5420

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage posters:

- Jasper Johns Exhibition by Jasper Johns - Dated 1977 by Telamon Editions Limited - Dimensions 29.5" by 46" - for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, October 18, 1977 to January 22, 1978.
- Ponce De Leon by Ponce De Leon - Dated 1966 - Dimensions 28.5" by 31.5" - this vividly colored poster is intentionally creased and raised in some areas, creating a unique look and texture, for an exhibition at the CorCoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC
- Calder's Circus by Alexander Calder - Dimensions 23" by 33" - for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum
- Calder's Universe by Alexander Calder - Dated 1977 - Dimensions 28" by 34" - for a traveling exhibition of the works of Alexander Calder

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

These bright, vivid posters show beautifully, with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5421

$6,500
Title: Original Hand-Illumined Manuscript
Scribe: uncredited
Printing Year: c1380

Condition/Details: Bound in an early tooled calf binding with vellum endpapers and raised bands, this volume encases an original hand-illumined Christian manuscript in Latin, on vellum leaves. Each of the 68 leaves measures approximately 100mm by 140mm and carries text on each verso and recto. The pages show no sign of later trimming and bear thirteen lines of text per page, between red ruled lines including two vertical and 14 horizontal, justified at 60mm by 85mm. The elaborately bordered opening page features a cameo of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus, housed within the seven-line opening initial. The primary writing is in black ink with rubrics in red and the initials are both one and two-line, with burnished gold letters placed on blue and pink patterned backgrounds.

This is likely a French-produced manuscript dating from the late 14th century. Several pages display period marginalia in French, in an ink that compares with that used in the primary text. The volume shows external age/wear including rubbing and loss to the spine. The hinges are shaken with all three strings holding on the rear board and the bottom string is attached on the front board. The endpapers are intact, the text block begins with the opening text page and is solidly bound. The pages show beautifully with shining gilt and minimal, scattered marks and toning. The opening text page shows toning and rubbing advanced of the balance of the pages. The book measures approximately 108mm by 150mm.
 
Lot 5422

$25
Title: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Author: Edward Gibbon
Publisher: Methuen & Co. (London)
Printing Year: 1905
Number of Volumes: Complete seven-volume set

Notes: Bound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering, this antique set is a complete set of this classic work on the Roman Empire. The work is illustrated with fold-out map frontispieces in several volumes. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with age-toned and foxed pages. Many of the pages are uncut along the top edge. The books measure approximately 5.5" x 8".
 
Lot 5423

$70
This lot includes the group of antique, original souvenir booklets from the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 shown in the corresponding image(s). These decorative volumes provide photographic views of the Fair and served as guidebooks during the fair.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5424

$70
Title: An Act for the Regulation of the Militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Francis Bailey (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
Printing Year: 1802

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a very scarce 1802 printing of military regulations in Pennsylvania, a difficult development due to the strong Quaker influence within the state. This particular printing appears to be a rare second edition, with the first printed in 1780 in Philadelphia and a later printing in Lancaster in 1807. This volume contains the eight original fold-out engravings of military-related illustrations. This is an ex-library volume, with stamps on the title page and last page. Antique military-related handwritten ink notations are present on the front endpapers. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with the boards detached, tape along the spine and loss and wear to the leather. The text block is securely bound with age-toned pages. The fifth fold-out plate shows wear, with tape along the fold where the plate split. The other fold-out plates show light chipping, creasing and wear along the edges. All of the fold-outs are extremely delicate. The book measures approximately 3.75" x 6.5" and contains 77 pages, followed by the plates and contents listing.
 
Lot 5425

$25
This lot includes the group of decorative antique philosophy books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5426

$40
This lot includes the group of antique ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes an antique Currier's hand-colored engraving, tintypes in a case, a large hand-signed photographs, a marriage certificate, hand-colored women's fashion plates and more. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day.  As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5427

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of uniformly bound Lewis Carroll children's titles:

- Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll - Dated 1928 by MacMillan and Co., Limited (London) - Illustrated by Sir John Tenniel.
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - Dated 1928 by MacMillan and Co., Limited - Illustrated by Sir John Tenniel.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5428

$35
This lot includes the following group of antique and vintage postcard:

Theme: Travel
Year Range: 1895 - 1960
Number of cards in this group: Approximately 100

Condition/Details: These postcards include travel souvenir postcards from around the United States and the World. Included are several from National Parks and the Western United States. The cards are in good condition with some age/wear indications, and include a mixture of blank cards and some with handwritten notes.
 
Lot 5429

$500
This lot includes the group of approximately 200 books on the history of Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes historical society collections and proceedings, historical journals as well as other publications relating to the state's history. These volumes may contain a historical society's bookplate on the endpapers, as well as other library markings. Some volumes may have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. Some volumes show more advanced wear including chipping to spine cover and wear to edges; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5430

$40
This lot includes the group of eight Russian & Japanese posters shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications such as pin holes at corners, wear to edges, or some moisture indications.
 
Lot 5431

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Massachusetts genealogical history:

- Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts edited by Ellery Bicknell Crane - Dated 1907 by The Lewis Publishing Company (New York) - Volumes I, II, and IV present in this lot. All feature three quarter leather binding with raised bands.
- Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts edited by William Richard Cutter - Dated 1910 by Lewis Historical Publishing Company (New York) - Volumes II, III, and IV present in this lot. All feature three quarter leather binding and raised bands.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show advanced age/wear indications. These are ex-library volumes.
 
Lot 5432

$1,000
Title: Memoir, Prepared at the Request of a Committee of the Common Council of the City of New York, and Presented to the Mayor of the City, at the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals
Author: Cadwallader D. Colden
Publisher: Corporation of New York
Printing Year: 1825

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with an embossed seal and gilt lettering on the front cover, this antique volume is a scarce, presentation proof copy of this early New York City work. The proof copy was presented to and owned by Archibald Robertson, who was responsible for giving a brief explanatory description of the prints in this book. Robertson's letter on page 399 to the Honorable Richard Riker, Chairman of the Committee of the Corporation in the Grand Canal Celebration, explains that he did his best to accomplish this task. On the facing page is a portrait of Robertson at the age of 40 years. A facsimile of Robertson’s writing and signature on page 397 are also contained in one of the plates, among the many plates, facsimiles and fold-outs found throughout this volume.

This noteworthy work was published to celebrate the completion of the Erie Canals, which cut transportation costs from the Great Lakes to New York City, making New York the world’s greatest commercial city. This book contains many lithograph plates including an amazing folding panorama entitled "Grand Canal Celebration View of the Fleet Preparing to Form in Line." The high point of the statewide celebration occurred when successive cannon shots were fired along the length of the canal and the Hudson River, resulting in a spectacular 90-minute cannonade all the way from Buffalo to New York City.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

The volume shows some external age/wear, with creasing and rubbing to the leather, primarily along the extremities and spine cover. The front internal hinge shows some separation. The text block is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages, featuring decorative marbled edges. Several of the very delicate fold-outs and pages show some tearing and light wear, and page 227 is torn along the bottom edge, with less than one inch of it lacking, not affecting the text. Several plates appear to have been bound incorrectly, though it is believed that all plates are present. The book measures approximately 8" x 10" and contains 407 pages, followed by several fold-out plates and blank pages.
 
Lot 5433

$140
This lot includes the group of decorative antique books on the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes feature pictorial front covers and spines, with gilt and silver lettering and designs. Included are guides to Chicago and the Fair, pictorial and photographic histories of the Fair, and a souvenir book by Anna Hubbard Mercur.

This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Several volumes show some signs of advanced wear.
 
Lot 5434

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

- The Silent Sentinels of Aberdeen Proving Ground by John David Hiteshew - Dated 1999 by Privately Published - Spiral bound.
- John Stack, The Builder, His Family and Descendants, From Liscarroll County Cork, Ireland to Maryland: 1790-1999 by Fr. Jeff Burton - Dated 1999 by Willow Bend Books & Family Line Publications
- Baltimore and the Nineteenth of April, 1861 by George William Brown - Dated 1887 by N. Murray
- Maryland in National Politics by J. Frederick Essary - Dated 1932 by John Murphy Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These are ex-library volumes and may include typical indications.
 
Lot 5435

$30
This lot includes the group of antique books on the history of New England shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes may contain a historical society's bookplate on the endpapers, as well as other library markings. The volumes may have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5436

$70
Title: The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Western Historical Company
Printing Year: 1879 First edition

Condition/Details: Rebound in blue paper-covered boards with bright gilt lettering on the spine, this antique volume is a scarce first edition history of the two most South-Eastern counties in Wisconsin - Racine and Kenosha. The volume contains a history of each county, with details on their growth, cities, industries/commerce, and biographies of important people. The work is illustrated with many full-page portraits and illustrations of places around the counties. The volume also contains a fold-out map of the counties. This is an ex-library volume, which was rebound in Twentieth Century library-issued boards, with a stamp on the title page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages, featuring marbled edges. The book measures approximately 8" x 9.75" and contains 738 pages.
 
Lot 5437

$130
This lot includes the group of antique engravings shown in the corresponding image. This material includes Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century engraved maps, portraits, landscapes and more. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5438

$10
This lot includes the group of antique books on President William McKinley shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes several copies of each the Illustrious Life of William McKinley and the Memorial Life of William McKinley. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books show advanced age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5439

$40
This lot includes the group of books on the history of the state of Virginia shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Norfolk County, Upper Parish in Nansemond County, St. Peter's Parish, and Scotch-Irish Settlement. These volumes may contain a historical society's bookplate on the endpapers, as well as other library markings. The volumes may have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Some volumes show more advanced age/wear indications including chipping and loss to pages or spine covers; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5440

$150
This vintage poster is part of several collections we are selling during this auction.

Title: 50 Years Bauhaus
Artist: Herbert Bayer
Printer: Domberger (West Germany)
Year: 1970
Dimensions: 23.5" by 33.5"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: December 6, 1969, February 1, 1970, art gallery of Ontario, Grange Park, Toronto, Canada, Design Canada, the Colonnade, 131 Bloor Street, Toronto, Canada.

This bright, vivid poster shows beautifully, in the modernist Bauhaus style, featuring various hues of blue, red, yellow, white and black. This poster was screen-printed by Domberger in West Germany. This poster shows some light edgewear, mostly concentrated at the lower left edge. There is a very small tear developing at the upper left edge, and there are single pin holes at the upper and lower right corners.
 
Lot 5441

$20
This lot includes the group of antique Harvard history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the quinquennial catalogue of Harvard, a necrology of alumni, and Harvard memoirs. These volumes may contain a historical society's bookplate on the endpapers, as well as other library markings. The volumes may have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These volumes show advanced wear.
 
Lot 5442

$110
Title: Ars Conversandi Certis Regulis Comprehensa Hoc Opusculum
Author: Joanne Adamo Weber
Publisher: Joannis Josephi Mayr
Printing Year: 1708

Condition/Details: Rebound in half leather over marble and featuring gilt lettering along the spine, this antique volume is a scarce Latin work on art. The work features decorated initials, headpieces and tailpieces. This work was rebound in the mid-Twentieth Century, featuring new endpapers. The volume shows external age/wear, with the front board detached and rubbing to the extremities. The text block is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The page edges were trimmed during the rebinding process, and any pages that were originally prior to the title page or after the last page of text are lacking. The book measures approximately 4" x 6.25" and contains 896 pages followed by the Index.
 
Lot 5443

$90
Title: Dictionairre Genealogique des Familles Canadiennes
Author: L'abbe Cyprien Tanguay
Publisher: Eusebe Senecal
Printing Year: 1871-1890
Number of Volumes: 7-volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering, this antique set provides a genealogical history of Canadian families. These volumes have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. The volumes show moderate external age/wear including chipping and wear to pages. Volume one shows advanced wear. A historical society's bookplate is present on the front endpapers. The books measure approximately 7" x 10".
 
Lot 5444

$50
Title: An Excursion into Bethlehem & Nazareth, in Pennsylvania, in the Year 1799; with a Succinct History of the Society of United Brethren, Commonly Called Moravians
Author: John C. Ogden
Publisher: Charles Cist
Printing Year: 1800 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce volume on travel in Pennsylvania. This is a first edition, according to bibliographical references (Sabin 56815, Howes 037 and Bradford 4041). This work includes a short narration of the massacre of Christian Indians at Salem and Gnadenhutten. This is an ex-library volume, with stamps on the title page and last page of text. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with tape along the spine and moisture indications. The small volume is securely bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4" x 6.5" and contains 167 pages, followed by an errata page.
 
Lot 5445

$20
This shelf lot includes the group of antique books on universities' histories shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5446

$400
Title: Fish and Game of the State of New York, Seventh Report
Author: N/A
Publisher: Forest, Fish and Game Commission
Printing Year: 1902

Condition/Details: Stored in a dark green box with gilt embossing, this original folio is a scarce complete collection of the 100 multicolored lithographed prints of the fish and game of New York State. This volume contains the prints only, as issued, loose in the box. Most of the fish prints are signed in type S.F. Denton or Denton and several of the bird prints are signed in type Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Other artists include Oliver Kemp and JL Ridgeway. The prints are single sided printed on heavy glazed stock paper. The green case shows age/wear indications, with some moisture markings and rubbing to the edges. The prints show well, with bright original colors. Some of the prints show light wear along the edges, with minor creasing and occasional tearing, not affecting the prints. The prints each measure 9 3/8" by 12".
 
Lot 5447

$55
This lot includes the group of books on the history of the state of Virginia shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Culpepper county, Louisa County, Caroline County, Richmond, immigrants, and Colonial Soldiers. These volumes may contain a historical society's bookplate on the endpapers, as well as other library markings. The volumes may have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Some volumes show more advanced age/wear indications including chipping and loss to pages or spine covers; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5448

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

- On Chester Street...Presence of the Past Patterns the Future by Laura Virginia Hale - Dated 1985 by Commercial Press (Stephens City, Virginia)
- Fauquier County, Virginia, Tombstone Inscriptions by Nancy Chappelear Baird - Dated 1970 by Privately Publisher
- County Government in Virginia, A Legislative History, 1607-1904 by Albert Ogden Porter - Dated 1966 by AMS Press, Inc. - Modern reprint.
- The Transition in Virginia From Colony to Commonwealth by Charles Ramsdell Lingley - Dated 1967 by AMS Press - Modern reprint.
- The Writings of Colonel William Byrd of Westover in Virginia, Esq by John Spencer Bassett - Dated 1970 by Burt Franklin - Modern reprint.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. These are ex-library volumes and may include typical indications.
 
Lot 5449

$140
Title: Historic Highways of America
Author: Archer Butler Hulbert
Publisher: The Arthur H. Clark Company
Printing Year: 1902-1905
Number of Volumes: 16-volume set

Notes: Bound in navy blue cloth with gilt lettering, this antique set provides a history of great highways of America with maps and illustrations. The volumes show moderate external age/wear, and are solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Some pages may show chipping and wear. A historical society's bookplate is present on the front endpapers. The books measure approximately 5.5" x 8".
 
Lot 5450

$20
This vintage poster is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction.

Title: Alexander Calder - Recent Gouaches, Mobiles, Stabiles
Artist: Alexander Calder
Printer: uncredited
Year: 1965
Dimensions: 29" by 23"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Alexander Calder - Recent Gouaches, Mobiles, Stabiles, Feb. 8 - Mar. 12, 1966, Perls Galleries, 1016 Madison Ave., New York. This poster features the work of Alexander Calder in black and white with a red accent. This lot comes from the collection of Charles Rand Penney of Lockport, New York, considered one of the great American collectors of the Twentieth Century. Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1923, Penney acquired his BA from Yale University in 1965, a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1951, and in 1995 he was honored with a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the State University of New York for his life-long support for the arts. Dr. Penney received many other awards for his continuing contributions in this field.

Dr. Penney began collecting art by Western New Yorkers in the mid-30's, eventually collecting more than 100,000 objects that he kept and researched in his own home. Dr. Penney loaned his artwork extensively throughout Western New York and the rest of the world. In the early 1990s, he donated his collection of Western New York art to the Burchfield Art Center at Buffalo State College. As a result, the center was renamed the Burchfield-Penney Art Center to memorialize his generous and landmark donation.

This bold graphic poster shows beautifully, with some light indications of age/wear. There is some light creasing along the bottom edge and top right corner.
 
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