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Lot 5113

$30
This lot includes the group of antique books on the history of New Hampshire shown in the corresponding image(s). The dates of these volumes ranges from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Some areas of New Hampshire discussed in these volumes are Manchester and Dover. 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 in this lot show advanced wear such as loose boards, chipping or loss to pages, and loss at spine; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5114

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

- History of Sussex County, New Jersey, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers by James P. Snell - Dated 1981 (Centennial Edition) by Genealogical Researchers (Washington, NJ)
- History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Pioneers by James P. Snell - Dated 1881 (Modern reprint) by Everts & Peck
- A Glimpse of the Dutch Settlement of New Jersey, As Seen By the Van Dyke Family by Paul C. Van Dyke - Dated 1997 by Heritage Books, Inc. - Author-signed
- The Province of New Jersey, 1664-1738 by Edwin P. Tanner - Dated 1967 by AMS Press, Inc.- Modern reprint.
- The Swedes and Finns in New Jersey by Dr. Amandus Johnson - Dated 1975 by AMS Press - Modern reprint of WPA publication.
- The Jersey Coast and Pines, An Illustrated Guide-Book with Road Maps by Gustav Kobbe - Dated 1970 by Gateway Press, Inc. - 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 5115

$15
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Title: Historical Register
Issue Dates: 1900s-1940s
Approximate Number of Issues: 50

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. These magazines are ex-library volumes.
 
Lot 5116

$110
Title: History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aborigines of the Pedee, the First White Settlements
Author: Right Rev. Alexander Gregg, D. D.
Publisher: Richardson and Company
Printing Year: 1867 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in dark brown blind-stamped cloth, this antique volume is a scarce work on the Cheraws, a tribe of Siouan-speaking Amerindians who lived in present day North Carolina. This is a first edition, according to bibliographic sources, with the correct copyright and publishing information as listed in Sabin 28704. The work is illustrated with four maps. This is an ex-library volume, with a bookplate on the front endpaper and occasional stamps. The volume shows external age/wear, with the spine cover lacking and the boards detached. The binding is separated into several pieces and pages are detached. The pages are lightly age-toned and clean, with some light chipping along the edges. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8.5" and contains 546 pages.
 
Lot 5117

$300
Title: The Landowne Poets. The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott
Author: Sir Walter Scott
Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co.
Printing Year: c1867

Condition/Details: Bound in blind-stamped black pebbled cloth with bright gilt lettering, dentelles and page edges, this antique volume is a collection of the poetical works of noted English poet and author Sir Walter Scott. This decoratively bound volume features a finely detailed split fore-edge painting. Split horizontally, half of the fore-edge depicts Greta Bridge, as described in the poem Rokeby. Greta Bridge is a village on the River Greta in Durham, England. The other half depicts Norham Castle, as depicted in the First Canto of the poem Marmion. Norham Castle is in Northumberland, England, overlooking River Tweed, along the border of England and Scotland. This volume shows very well, with text in two columns throughout. The volume was professionally rebound in the late Nineteenth Century. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The double fore-edge paintings show well when fanned, with bright, vibrant colors. The book measures approximately 5" x 7" and contains 640 pages.
 
Lot 5118

$40
This lot includes the following group of antique and vintage postcard:

Theme: Travel
Year Range: 1895 - 1960
Number of cards in this group: Approximately 125

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 5119

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of mostly unused or lightly used vintage Chinese currency and banknotes:

- 1 Piece of 400 Yuan Note by The Central Bank of China - Dated circa 1945

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 currency in this lot shows well, with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5120

$15
This vintage poster is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction.

Title: Galerie Maeight, Calder, Fleches
Artist: Calder
Printer: Maeght Editeur
Year: uncredited
Dimensions: 23.5" by 33.5"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Galerie Maeght, 13 rue de Teheran Paris 8, Calder, Fleches. Additional margin text includes: copyright Maeght Editeur - Arte Paris. This poster proof features the stylistic work of Calder in hues of red, blue, and black.

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 bright, vivid poster shows beautifully, with only light indications of age/wear.
 
Lot 5121

$30
This lot includes the group of United States history sets in the corresponding image(s). This material includes the Dictionary of American History as well as Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States. 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 5122

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of limited edition titles printed by William Edwin Rudge:

- The Gospel According to St. Luke by uncredited author - Dated 1926 by The John Day Company - Printed by Edwin Rudge
- The Christmas Trail by Frederick L. Collins - Dated 1928 by William Edwin Rudge, Inc. - Illustrated by Howard McCormick.
- In Flanders Fields by Lieut. Col. John McCrae - Dated 1921 by William Edwin Rudge
- Merry Christmas by Stephen Leacock - Dated 1917 by William Edwin Rudge

This lot comes from the private collection of the previous owner of a New York City book printing company, featured throughout this catalog. The collection features many volumes signed by the authors or illustrators, many of which were limited edition or special printings. Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5123

$150
This lot includes the group of prints depicting World War II planes and ships shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes several aviation prints by Lloyd Howe, as well as the work of other artists such as Hjalmar Emerson, R. T. Handville, and Alexander Brown. Some vivid color pieces depict vessels such as aircraft carriers, battleships, and torpedo boats. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications. Some of the prints may show chipping or loss at edges.
 
Lot 5124

$30
Title: Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter
Author: Theodore Roosevelt
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1905

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth, this antique volume is a scarce work on big game hunting from President Theodore Roosevelt. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and many full-page photographic plates throughout. This is an ex-library volume, which was rebound in the mid-Twentieth Century, and has a sticker on the spine, a pocket on the rear endpaper, and bookplates on the front endpapers. The volume shows external age/wear, with rubbing and light tearing to the cloth. The volume is securely bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 369 pages.
 
Lot 5125

$10
Title:The American Historical Review
Author: various
Publisher:The Macmillan Company
Printing Year: 1902-1982
Number of Volumes: 75-volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering as well as white paper wrappers, this is a series of the American Historical Review publication. These volumes have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. These ex-library volumes show moderate external age/wear, and are solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. Some pages may show chipping and wear. The books measure approximately 7" x 10".
 
Lot 5126

$140
Title: A Defence of the Title of the Late John Leverett Esq.; to a Tract of Land in the Eastern Parts of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, commonly called Muscongus Lands, Lying upon St. George's Muscongus and Penobscott Rivers
Author: Mr. Samuel Waldo of Boston, One of the Associates and Proprietors of Those Lands
Publisher: uncredited
Printing Year: 1736

Condition/Details: Bound in navy cloth with leather backing on the spine, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this legal work on land ownership in Massachusetts. This is an ex-library volume, which was rebound in Twentieth Century boards. The page edges were trimmed, and the title page and last page of the volume were rebacked, with some loss to both pages. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with the front board detached. The text block is well bound, with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 8" x 12" and contains 41 pages.
 
Lot 5127

$130
This lot includes the group of Boy Scouts of America books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes two posters, one of which features the artwork of Norman Rockwell. Also included are several Boy Scout Handbooks, handbooks for Patrol Leaders and Scoutmasters, The Rally Book, and The Boy Scouts Yearbook 1927. Other ephemera includes bulletins, invitations, magazines, and letters.

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 5128

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of historical works on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania :

- Union County Pennsylvania by Charles Snyder - Dated 1977 by The Colonial Printing House - Author-signed.
- A Century of Education at Mercersburg 1836-1936 by H. M. J. Klein - Dated 1936 by The Mercersburg Academy
- Centre County Heritage, State College, PA by uncredited author - Dated 1975 by Himes Printing Company, Inc.
- Annals of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania by William L. Iscrupe and Shirley G. M. Iscrupe - Dated 1987 by Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services
- The Verdict of Time by uncredited author - Dated 1905 by Privately Published (Philadelphia)
- A Brief History of Yost (Joseph) and Jeremiah Miller and Their Descendants by Hon. William H. Miller and Hon. John S. Miller - Dated c1980 by Benshoff Printing 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 5129

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of antique books on universities' and fraternities' 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 5130

$30
This poster is part of several collections we are selling during this auction.

Title: I Love New York, Summer Festival
Artist: Milton Glaser
Printer: New York State Department of Commerce
Year: 1984
Dimensions: 24" by 36"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Come Celebrate An Old Time, Good Time, Summer Time in Western New York. Niagara Frontier & Chautauqua/Allegheny, Summerfest, P.O. Box 1890, Chautauqua, NY 14722, June 9 to September 21, 1984. Additional margin text includes: Printed in USA, New York State Department of Commerce, Milton Glaser.

This bright, vivid poster, designed by noted artist Milton Glaser, co-founder of Push Pin Studios, shows beautifully with a woman in a dress with Niagara Falls on it. This poster shows well, with only light age/wear indications, including pin holes at the corners and some light creasing at the corners. Milton Glaser also designed the "I Love New York" logo.
 
Lot 5131

$55
This lot includes the group of original drawings and watercolors by artist P. Kolsun shown in the corresponding image. This material features artwork titled "Quebec Bridge," "Hell Gate Bridge," "The Use of Circular Arches in Bridge Construction," "The Circle in Tunnel Construction," "Railroad Tracks Are a Familiar Example of Parallel Lines," "Hen and Chickens," and "Carpenter's Wheel," as well as two untitled pieces of a bridge with cars and geometric shapes. 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 5132

$100
This lot includes the original special edition issue of Life shown in the corresponding image. The entire magazine is dedicated to the Woodstock music festival. This scarce issue contains short introductory and concluding texts. The substance of the periodical consists of a great number of photographs in both black and white and color of the historic weekend, including numerous shots of music artists, as well as individual and crowd attendees. This magazine shows superbly, with only light age wear, with light creasing to the covers. The inside pages and pictures are crisp and bright. Included in the magazine is a Life magazine advertisement from The New York Times from May of 1989 for a reunion issue of Life. The magazine measures approximately 10 1/2" x 13 3/4". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 5133

$60
This lot includes the group of books on the history of Virginia shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include genealogies & biographical sketches, Rockingham county, Amherst county, and Albermarle county. 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 advanced wear.
 
Lot 5134

$60
This lot includes the group of approximately 75 posters shown in the corresponding image(s). The corresponding images show a sampling of the posters in this lot. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5135

$90
This lot includes the group of decorative, antique books on the Columbian Exposition of 1893 shown in the corresponding image(s). These large, oblong volumes feature pictorial designs accented with gilt and gilt lettering, and include photographic and pictorial works on the World's 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. These volumes do show some advanced wear, with the boards separating from the text blocks along the internal hinges, and other typical wear.
 
Lot 5136

$60
This lot includes the group of books by or about president Theodore Roosevelt shown in the corresponding image(s). Featured in this lot is an early edition of Roosevelt's African Game Trails, a biography of Roosevelt by William Roscoe Thayer, and seven copies of Roosevelt's memorial from New York State. 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 5137

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of decorative antique titles on North American history:

- Hudson's Bay by Robert Michael Ballantyne - Dated 1859 by Phillips, Sampson and Company (Boston)
- Acadia: A Lost Chapter in American History by Philip H. Smith - Dated 1884 by Philip H. Smith (Pawling, NY) - Illustrated, in excellent condition.
- The History of Kings County, Nova Scotia by Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton - Dated 1910 by The Salem Press Company (Salem) - Excellent condition.
- Leslie's History of the Republican Party, Vol. II by uncredited author - no date provided by The Judge Publishing Company (New York) - Three quarter leather binding with raised bands.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show advanced age/wear indications. These are ex-library volumes.
 
Lot 5138

$45
This lot includes the group of antique brown and white pottery shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes a pitcher, approximately 12" tall with a stamp of Shanghai H.S. & H. on the bottom; a lidded, rectangular serving dish with the stamp of Morocco T.F. & S.; and two large serving platters, one measuring 15" long with a stamp of A. Bros, Jersey England on the bottom, the other measuring 18.5" with a stamp for T. & R. Boote England. 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 5139

$30
This lot includes the group of state history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the Long Point Settlement, Cohasset, and laws of Pennsylvania. 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 5140

$30
This vintage poster is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction.

Title: The Sixties
Artist: Robert Rauchenberg
Printer: uncredited
Year: 1971
Dimensions: 16.5" by 22.5"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: The Sixties, Benefit Preview February 19th, 1971, Graduate Fellowship Fund, Case Western Reserve University, The New Gallery, Cleveland. notes Additional margin text includes: Robert Rauschenberg, Short Stop, 1962. This black and white poster features Robert Rauschenberg's mixed media work "Short Stop" as well as an advertisement for a benefit event.

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 poster shows beautifully, with only light indications of age/wear.
 
Lot 5141

$40
This lot includes the group of antique ephemera and collectibles shown in the corresponding image. This material includes an assortment of advertisements and business products, photographs, artwork and more. Included is an original box of parts used to make paper chrysanthemums, manufactured by Dennison Manufacturing Co., a Tobler chocolate box (filled with original calling cards), an advertisement for "The 'Triumph' School Desk", cartoons of exaggerated characters with poems, and original photographs features groups of people, families, a band, women 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 5142

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of books on the Civil War 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 5143

$20
 
Lot 5144

$25
Title: Facts and Documents, Exhibiting A Summary View of the Ecclesiastical Affairs, Lately Transacted in Fitchburg; Together With Some Strictures on the Result of a Late Party Council, In Said Towns, and General Observations
Author: Samuel Worcester
Publisher: Manning and Loring
Printing Year: Jan. 1802

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique work is a very scarce, early American theological first edition work on the church of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Sabin 105304). This is an ex-library volume, with a bookplate on the front endpaper. A previous owner's antique signature is on the front free endpaper - "Paul Litchfields 1802." The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with the boards detached and white tape at the top and bottom securing them to the spine cover. The free endpapers are detached, otherwise the volume is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4.5" x 7.25" and contains 118 pages.
 
Lot 5145

$35
This lot includes the group of decorative antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s).

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 5146

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

- Flats, Urban Houses and Cottage Homes, A Companion Volume to the British Home of Today by Frank T. Verity, Edwin T. Hall, et al - Dated 1906 by A. C. Armstrong & Son
- The International Competition for the Phoebe Hearst Architectural Plan for the University of California by uncredited author - Dated c1900 by uncredited publisher - Oblong volume, profusely illustrated with photographic plates.
- Old Cottages, Farm Houses, and Other Half-Timber Buildings by E. A. Ould - Dated 1904 by B.T. Batsford - Signatures loose within boards. Profusely illustrated.
- An Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of Architecture in England, From the Conquest to the Reformation by Thomas Rickman - Dated 1848 by John Henry Parker
- The Roof Bosses of Winchester Cathedral by C. J. P. Cave - Dated 1935 by The Friends of Winchester Cathedral

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 5147

$80
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage cameras, camera equipment and film strips shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a Viceory Automatic Super 8 film camera in a Viceroy case, a Keystone Olympic 8mm camera in the original leather case (has some tape on the side), and a Skan Projector in the original case, as well as a Kodak Flash Synchronizer in the original box, two Kodak ready-mounts in the original boxes, and two flash bulbs. Also included are approximately 17 original film strips, including at least four of Native American tribes of the Southwest, as well as many art and design-related topics, all in original metal slide boxes.

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 5148

$60
This lot features the Alphabet Series, published by Ambassador Arts and Champion/Serigrafia, a series of twenty-six letter posters designed by twelve prominent international graphic designers in 1994, plus a title poster. This set of unsigned posters is in mint condition and unopened (a display set was used to provide the images of this lot). Each poster of this set measures approximately 23" x 35".

The artists in order of appearance include:
A&N: Michael Berirut;
B&V: Peter Saville;
C&L: Seymour Chwast;
D&J: Paul Davie;
E&Q: Heinz Edelmann;
F&Z: Tom Geismar;
G, I&P: Paula Scher;
H&U: Yaron Vardimon;
K&W: Pierre Mendell;
M&R: Rosemarie Tissi;
O&S: Shigeo Fukuda; and
T, X&Y: Woody Pirtle.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 5149

$40
This lot includes the group of books on the history of Virginia shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Stafford, Rappahannock, Patrick, and Henry counties. 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 indications of advanced age/wear.
 
Lot 5150

$80
This vintage poster is part of several collections we are selling during this auction.

Title: American Folk Blues Festival
Artist: Gunther Kieser
Printer: Darien House, Inc. (printed in West Germany)
Year: 1968
Dimensions: 33" by 47"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Production Tournee: Lippman Rau, 2.10.'68, as well as a list of performers listed in the guitar. Additional margin text includes: Copyright 1968 Gunther Kieser. A Contemporary Poster Classic, created by Gunther Kieser for Lippmann-Rau concerts, distributed exclusively by Darien House, Inc., New York City 10023. Printed in West Germany.
This handsome vivid poster shows well, with some age/wear indications, including creasing along the edges, pin holes, light sunning along the bottom edge and a two inch tear at the center of the bottom edge.
 
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