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Lot 5188

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of art reference titles:

- Masterpieces from the Works of Gustave Dore by Edmund Ollier - Dated 1887 by Cassell & Company - Large, illustrated volume. Tape along the spine and some advanced wear.
- The Drawings of Thomas Gainsborough by John Hayes - Dated 1971 by The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (London) - Two-volume set.
- The Golden Age of Chinese Art, The Lively T'ang Dynasty by Hugh Scott - Dated YEAR by Charles E. Tuttle Company - Author-signed by former US Senator Speaker of the House.
- Persian Art by Major R. Murdoch Smith - Dated 1876 by Chapman and Hall

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 5189

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of mostly unused or lightly used vintage Chinese currency and banknotes:

- 1 Piece of 100 Yuan by The Farmers Bank of China - Dated circa 1941
- 1 Piece of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated circa 1944
- 1 Piece of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1942
- 2 Pieces of 100 Yuan by The Central Reserve Bank of China - Dated 1942 - shows some wear and creasing
- 2 Pieces of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1943
- 2 Pieces of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1944
- 2 Pieces of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1944
- 1 Pieces of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1944
- 3 Pieces of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1942
- 2 Pieces of 100 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1943

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 5190

$15
This vintage poster is part of several collections we are selling during this auction.

Title: Irving Penn, Platinum Plates
Artist: Irving Penn
Printer: Ind. Graf. G. Zeppegno & C. s.a.s. - Torino (Italy)
Year: 1975
Dimensions: 27" by 38"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Photographer's Gallery - London - October 1-31-1975. Additional margin text includes: Steinberg in Paper Mask, Copyright 1966 by The Conde Nast Publications, Inc.
This black and white poster shows handsomely, with a human form with a paper bag over its face. This poster has been rolled, and shows creasing throughout and along the edges, with light tearing along the edges.
 
Lot 5191

$40
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: The Open Road For Boys
Issue Dates: 1930s & 1940s
Number of Issues: 9

Notes: These boys' magazines show have handsome color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers and pages, creasing, and other wear.
 
Lot 5192

$90
This lot includes the group of decorative antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include several with chromolithograph covers and internal illustrations. 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 5193

$120
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on theology:

- A Voice of Warning and Instruction to all People by Parley P. Pratt - Dated 1863 by The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ, of Latter-Day-Saints (Plano, IL) - Both boards and the front free endpaper are detached and show advanced wear and the spine cover is lacking the label and sections of the leather. Otherwise, the text block of this small volume is securely bound.
- An Apology for Camp-Meetings by uncredited author - Dated 1810 by John C. Totten (New York)
- Evening Exercises for the Closet by William Jay - Dated 1839 by Robinson & Franklin (New York) - Leather binding. Volumes one and two are bound in a single volume.
- Sacred Geography by Edward Wells - Dated 1817 by Samuel Etheridge (Charlestown) - Marbled design on text block edges. Contains approximately 45 handsome engraved illustrations and maps at the end of the volume (two of which are shown in the corresponding images). The engravings are mostly unnumbered. The boards are detached and show extensive wear and loss, as does the spine cover, and the front pages are detached and show chipping. Otherwise, the text block is securely bound.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show advanced age/wear indications. These are ex-library volumes.
 
Lot 5194

$35
Title: A Documentary History of Chelsea, Including the Boston Precincts of Winnisimmet, Rumney Marsh, and Pullen Point, 1624-1824
Author: Mellen Chamberlain
Publisher: The Massachusetts Historical Society
Printing Year: 1908
Number of Volumes: Complete two-volume set

Notes: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt lettering, this antique set is a first edition history of the City of Chelsea, located directly across the Mystic River from Boston. The work is illustrated with folding and full-page plates. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages, featuring deckled edges. The books measure approximately 6.25" x 9.75".
 
Lot 5195

$55
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 5196

$10
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Smiley's Heritage Photography, Inc.
Medium: Photograph Collage
Year: 1982
Dimensions: Frame measures 48" by 41"

Details/Condition: This original piece features a collage of photographs of the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Squad from 1982. The piece lists all of the home football games the Cowboys played in 1982. The names of each cheerleader is underneath her photograph. The wooden frame folds in half and has two handles. The work shows light external age/wear.
 
Lot 5197

$25
This lot includes the group of World History books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the women of the Caesars, European Treaties, and Registers of Protestant churches. 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. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5198

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of special, signed and limited edition titles printed by the Marchbanks Press:

- The Indiana Home by Logan Esarey - Dated 1953 by Indiana University Press - Limited edition.
- Not That It Matters by Win Eckhardt - Dated 1953, Privately Printed - Special edition in glassine jacket.
- Apologia Pro Sua Preoccupatione by R. C. Rimington - Dated 1930 by The Foundry Press - Limited edition with uncut pages.
- Life, Love, and the Weather by Ted Robinson - Dated 1945 by The Rowfant Club - Limited edition.
- Harsh Words by T. M. Cleland - Dated 1940 by The Carteret Book Club - Limited edition.

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 5199

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893:

- History of the World's Columbian Exposition. Chicago by uncredited author - Dated 1892 by World's Columbian Exposition History Company - This large, thin volume is impressive, with a color title page and color plates throughout.
- The Graphic History of the Fair by uncredited author - Dated c1893 by The Graphic Company - Large volume with decorative silver design on the front board. Shows some wear with the title page detached and moisture indications.
- Memorial Volume, Dedicatory and Opening Ceremonies of the World's Columbian Exposition by uncredited author - Dated 1893 by Stone, Kastler & Painter - Decoratively bound with bright gilt lettering and gilded page edges.
- Official Views of the World's Columbian Exposition by C. D. Arnold and H. D. Hiiginbotham - Dated 1893 by Chicago Photo-Gravure Co.

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 5200

$80
This vintage poster is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction.

Title: Art About Art
Artist: Roy Lichtenstein
Printer: The Whitney Museum of American Art
Year: 1978
Dimensions: 25" by 36"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Art About Art, 20 July - 24 Sept 1978, Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, 10021. Additional margin text includes: copyright 1978 Roy Lichtenstein, Art About Art, Published by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. This poster features a vivid, abstract work by Lichtenstein, labeled with the dates the original work was to be displayed at The Whitney Museum of American Art.

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 light indications of age/wear. There is a small crease in the bottom left corner, as well as some light creasing at the top left edge.
 
Lot 5201

$50
This lot includes the group of decorative antique books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes feature intricate gilt decorations and lettering to the spines and boards. 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 5202

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of historical books on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania:

- An Authentic Compilation of Facts Concerning the History of the Catholic Church in Delaware County by uncredited author - Dated 1918 by uncredited publisher
- Pennsylvania Geological Survey by uncredited author - Dated c1890 by Geological Survey of Pennsylvania - Three volumes of fold-out maps in stiff wrappers with ties. Maps loose as issued.
- Philadelphia, The Place and the People by Agnes Repplier - Dated 1912 by The Macmillan Company
- A Brief History of Yost (Joseph) and Jeremiah Miller and Their Descendants by Hon. William H. Miller and Hon John S. Miller - Dated 1930 by Benshoff Printing Company - Contains a typed, hand-signed note from John Miller, with his calling card.
- Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt by uncredited author - Dated 1946 by Fort Pitt Society

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 5203

$10
Title: The Mississippi Valley Historical Review
Author: various
Publisher: Mississippi Valley Historical Association
Printing Year: 1950-1959
Number of Volumes: 10-volume set

Notes: Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering, this antique set is a compilation of the quarterly publication by the Mississippi Valley Historical Association. 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. The books measure approximately 6.5" x 10".
 
Lot 5204

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of Scottish, Irish & Welsh history titles:

- Cassell's Old and New Edinburgh: Its History, Its People, and Its Places by James Grant - Dated c1890 by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. - Three-volume set, showing some advanced wear.
- The Historie of The Kirk of Scotland by John Row - Dated 1973 by AMS Press - Two-volume modern reprint.
- Canon Sheehan of Doneraile by Herman J. Heuser - Dated 1917 by Longmans, Green and Co.
- Tours in Wales, by Thomas Pennant, Esq. by John Rhys - Dated 1883 by H. Humphreys - Three-volume set.

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 5205

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of antique Yale University class reports 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 5206

$35
Title: History of the Rise, Progress, and Existing State of the Berkshire Agricultural Society, in Massachusetts, with Practical Directions for Societies Forming in North-Carolina, on the Berkshire Model
Author: Elkanah Watson
Publisher: E. & E. Hosford
Printing Year: 1819

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled boards with a leather spine, this slim antique volume is an extremely scarce work on the Berkshire Agricultural Society, formed by the author Elkanah Watson. This work is a first edition, containing two in-text plates and two fold-out facsimiles, as called for in Sabin (102131).

Elkanah Watson (January 22, 1758 – December 5, 1842) was a visionary traveler and writer, agriculturist and canal promoter. He was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts and died at Port Kent, New York. During the American Revolutionary War he carried dispatches to Benjamin Franklin in France. He became a Freemason in France during the war, and afterward famously commissioned (with his business partner François Cassoul) a Masonic apron for George Washington.

In 1807 he moved to Pittsfield, Massachusetts to raise Merino sheep at his farm. Towards promoting better agricultural practices, he organized the first county fair in the United States, at Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 1810. In December 1791, he proposed that natural waterways could be used to create what later became the Erie Canal across New York State, to the New York State legislature. In 1792, with General Philip Schuyler, he formed a company to build locks and canals, starting with the Little Falls canal. (biographical detail courtesy of Wikipedia)

This is an ex-library volume, with a stamp on the title page. The work was rebound in the late Nineteenth Century boards, with floral endpapers added to the binding. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, the boards detached. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned pages, showing foxing primarily along the margins. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8.25" and contains 80 pages.
 
Lot 5207

$55
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera and artwork shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a painted plate depicting a woman's face, an original cartoon drawing, three silhouettes depicting men from three generations of a family, hand-painted pieces of glass, drawings and paintings of 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. 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 5208

$25
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 5209

$80
This lot includes the group of Baedeker's Handbooks for Travelers and other fold-out maps shown in the corresponding image. This material includes WWI era maps, one pertaining to the war itself. The books and maps depict Italy, the Rhine, Germany, and France. 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 5210

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage posters:

- Poppen - En Berenbeurs by uncredited artist - Dimensions 11.75" by 16.75" - top corners and doll's eyes show pin holes, small remnants of tape in the upper corners
- Musee Picasso by uncredited designer - Dated 1996 by Reunion des musees nationaux- Dimensions 15.75" by 23.75"
- Galerie Noella Gest by Roland Roure - Dated 1984 by Dupertius 13810 Eygalieres - Dimensions 13.5" by 25.5" - shows creasing and small tears at some edges
- Highgate Ponds by Howard Hodgkin - Date unknown by London Underground Limited - Dimensions 20" by 30" - commissioned by the London Underground
- 60 Years by David Pocknell Pentagram - Dated 1993 - Dimensions 20" by 30" - London Underground, sixty years passenger service for the Capital, 1933-1993

These bright, vivid posters show beautifully, with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5211

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of mostly unused or lightly used vintage Chinese currency and banknotes:

- 1 Piece of 100 Yuan by The Central Reserve Bank of China - Dated 1943
- 4 Pieces of 50 Dollar Notes by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1928
- 2 Pieces of 50 Yuan by The Central Bank of China - Dated 1936
- 1 Piece of 50 Yuan by Bank of Communications - Dated 1941
- 1 Piece of 20 Coppers by The Central Bank of China

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 5212

$550
This lot includes the pair of antique, unique photograph albums featuring 121 original 6 3/4" x 4 1/2" sepia tone photographs of the 1893 Columbian Exposition shown in the corresponding image. These original Kodak photograph albums feature buildings and major sites of Chicago, Illinois and the Exposition. Many of the photographs feature the river, bridges and other landmarks of the City. The albums contain 15 pages each, with placement for four photographs on each page. There are 57 and 64 photographs in each album, respectively, including many mounted photographs and some loose within the pages. These photographs may have been taken by Kodak's 4" by 5" Daylight Kodak portable camera, a popular and affordable piece of equipment during the World's Fair. A handwritten note on the front cover of one of the albums says that these photographs were taken by "Wm. Martin Jones Jr."

The black albums feature "Kodak" in gilt on the front cover. In type on the inside of the rear cover is "For full particulars of the Kodak Camera write to the Manufacturers, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N. Y." The albums originally had ties binding the pages and boards. The ties are present and in several pieces. The pages are loose within the original boards. There are some occasional moisture indications, age-toning and foxing to the pages. The photographs show handsomely, with age-toning and fine patina.

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.
 
Lot 5213

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

- The Great Company by Beckles Willson - Dated 1906 by Dodd, Mead & Company - notation
- The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company by George Bryce - Dated 1900 by Sampson Low, Marston & Company - shows cracking along front hinge and chipping along spine cover, some loose and/or detached pages
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 5214

$90
This auction lot includes the following group of special and limited edition Christmas and Christianity titles:

- The Story of the Birth of Jesus Christ According to the Gospels of Saint Matthew and Saint Luke - Dated 1929 by C. B. Falls - Limited edition, signed by C. B. Falls on the colophon.
- In Clean Hay, A Christmas Story by Eric Philbrook Kelly - Dated 1940 Privately Printed - Limited edition, signed by the author on the colophon.
- The Sermon on the Mount - Dated 1923 Privately Printed -
- What Christmas Is As We Grow Older by Charles Dickens - Dated 1924 Privately Printed - Limited edition.

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 5215

$80
This lot includes the group of antique World's Columbian Exposition catalogs and souvenir booklets in the original wrappers shown in the corresponding image(s). Featured in the lot is a handsome volume from the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad on a sight-seeing route to the Fair. Also included is a "Nut-Shell" pocket guide to the Exposition, an official catalogue of the exhibits, an official catalogue of the "Fine Arts" from the Exposition, and three small, oblong photographic souvenir volumes from the World's Fair. Also included is The American-Hispano Pocket Guide of the World's Fair in thin blue cloth-covered boards, featuring several fold-out maps.

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 5216

$50
Title: Satyrarum
Author: Auli Flacci Persii, D. Juven alis et Sulpiciae
Publisher: Typis J. Barbou
Printing Year: 1776

Condition/Details: Bound in dark brown paper with gilt rulers and gilt detail along the spine, this antique volume is a scarce Latin work. The work is decorated with full-page engravings, headpieces and tailpieces. This volume was rebound in the Nineteenth Century and features handsomely marbled endpapers and brightly gilded page edges. The volume shows moderate external age/wear, with tearing and loss to the paper-covered boards. The volume is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 3.5" x 6.5" and contains 226 pages.
 
Lot 5217

$140
This shelf lot includes the group of decorative antique philosophy books 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 5218

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

- Charles Francis Donnelly, A Memoir by Katherine E. Conway and Mabel Ward Cameron - Dated 1909 by James T. White & Co.
- Memorable Days in America: Being a Journal of a Tour to The United States by W. Faux - Dated 1969 by AMS Press - Modern reprint.
- Roosevelt's Religion by Christian F. Reisner - Dated 1922 by The Abingdon Press
- Camping & Tramping with Roosevelt by John Burroughs - Dated 1907 by Houghton Mifflin Company
- The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch - Dated 1913 by The Neale Publishing Company - Author-signed and inscribed.
- Lebensbeschreibung des Georg Washington by M. L. Weems - Dated 1838 by Edmund N. Schells - Antique German work on George Washington, featuring frontispiece portrait of the first President.

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 5219

$10
Title: The Essex Institute Historical Collections
Author: various
Publisher: Essex Institute
Printing Year: 1886-1990
Number of Volumes: 20-volume set

Notes: Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering, this antique set is a historical collection from the Essex Institute. These volumes have been rebound or show signs of restoration work. These ex-library volumes show some external age/wear with lightly age toned pages. One volume shows advanced wear and has become disbound, showing some loss at spine and chipping to pages. The books measure approximately 6" x 9".
 
Lot 5220

$15
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage posters:

- Henry Moore by Henry Moore - Dated 1974 by uncredited printer - Dimensions 24" by 33" - this poster features an image of one of Moore's metal sculptures. The poster's text reads "Marlborough Godard, Toronto, October 1974:.
- In Retrospect by Charles Roth - Dated 1981 by uncredited printer - Dimensions 17.5" by 23.5" - for an exhibition at the Zaner Gallery in Rochester, NY on June 14- July 12th 1981. The poster is marked 10/75 and signed by Roth.
- New York State Award 1969 by Kenzo Okada - Dated 1969 by HKL LTD. - Dimensions 26" by 29" - features the work of Kenzo Okada with the text "New York State Award 1969, New York State Council On The Arts".
- Boni by Paulo Boni - Dated 1961 by uncredited printer - Dimensions 18" by 23" - from the Galerie Bonaparte, 15 Rue Bonaparte, Paris, 1 - 15 Fevrier 1961

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 5221

$45
This lot includes the group of books on the history of the United States shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include John Fiske's Historical writings, the Huguenot Society of America, and the Loyalists of Massachusetts. 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 5222

$100
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Dan Timmons
Medium: Limited Edition Lithograph
Year: 1991
Dimensions: Frame measures 8.5" by 11"

Details/Condition: This original piece features a limited edition print from Cherokee artist Dan Timmons. This hand-colored print is signed and numbered in pencil by the artist along the bottom edge. This print, number 35 of 300, portrays a circular image of a goat's face, an eagle and a man's face, arising from a range of mountains. Timmons, a Cherokee Native American from Oklahoma, works in the traditional style, featuring many classic Native American designs and using watercolors and other mediums. The framed piece shows well, with only minor signs of age/wear, with some light age-toning.

Included with this print is a book illustrated and signed by Dan Timmons. The book, bound in orange paper with an olive green cloth spine backing, is Tsali by Denton R. Bedford, published by The Indian Historian Press in 1972. Timmons signed the book on the page listing him as the illustrator. The volume contains several full-page illustrations throughout, many featuring Native Americans.
 
Lot 5223

$20
This lot includes the group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes a number of stated first printings and first editions. 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 5224

$130
Title: Burgerliche Baukunst
Author: Lukas Bochs
Publisher: Matthaus Riegers
Printing Year: 1780

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled paper-covered boards maroon cloth, this antique volume is a scarce German work on architecture. The work is illustrated with sixteen fold-out engravings at the rear of the volume, each portraying building designs and plans. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with the spine cover lacking the top one inch and showing tearing and wear, and the corners and board edges bumped and sunned. The volume is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 4.5" x 7" and contains 126 pages followed by the fold-out plates.
 
Lot 5225

$55
This lot includes the group of artwork 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. This lot includes five varied media art pieces, including collages, lithograph prints, posters and giclee posters. These pieces are signed by the artists, including signatures from Verdier (two pieces), Sarah Van Beckum, Ernesto Rodriguez (limited to 50), and B. Martin (limited edition collage), as well as one unknown artist. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
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