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Lot 5301

$10
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 5302

$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 5303

$90
Title: Crossing the Water
Author: Sylvia Plath
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Printing Year: 1971 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering along the spine and in the ivory dust jacket, this vintage volume is a handsome copy of this collection of poetry from noted author Sylvia Plath, published posthumously. This is one of two compilations of poetry from Sylvia Plath published posthumously and compiled by Ted Hughes. The other work, Winter Trees, can be found in this auction catalog in lot number 5005. The volume is in pristine condition, with the dust jacket and book showing only light age/wear indications. The unclipped dust jacket shows light age-toning to the rear cover, and is now in a protective, clear mylar cover. A previous owner's name is in green ink on the front free endpaper. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8.5" and contains 64 pages.
 
Lot 5304

$35
Title: Old Age, The Results of Information Received Respecting Nearly Nine Hundred Persons Who Had Attained the Age of Eighty Years, Including Seventy-Four Centenarians
Author: George Murray Humphry, M.D., F.R.S.
Publisher: Macmillan and Bowes
Printing Year: 1889 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, this antique volume is a scarce sociological work on the elderly population. This is the first and only edition of this work. The work features three mounted permanent photographs and a two-page lithograph. This is an ex-library volume with a black marking on the spine, label on the front board, several stamps and handwriting. The volume shows extensive age/wear, with the pages unbound and detached from the boards and spine. The pages are lightly age-tone pages. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 7.75" and contains 216 pages.
 
Lot 5305

$25
This lot includes an assortment of titles privately published by the Daughters of the American Revolution. The volumes provide a unique history of the central New York region, with titles on Albany and Greene Counties, Orange County, Dutchess County, and the Christ Church of Poughkeepsie. Also included are a number of small volumes of the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. The volumes in this lot are in like-new condition and include paper-covered boards and paper wrappers.
 
Lot 5306

$100
Title: Constitution for the State of Maine: Formed in Convention at Portland, 29th of October, A. D. 1819, and of the Independence of the United States the Forty-third
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Francis Douglas
Printing Year: 1819

Condition/Details: Bound in black pebbled cloth with black leather spine backing, this antique volume is a scarce volume from the convention where Maine was formed as a state in 1819. This is an ex-library volume, and was rebound in the late Nineteenth Century, with floral endpapers and extra blank pages at the end of the volume. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with the boards detached and wear to the spine cover. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned and foxed pages. An antique ink signature from a previous owner is present on the title page. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 9" and contains 28 pages.
 
Lot 5307

$25
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Title: Old Time New England
Issue Dates: 1930s & 1940s
Approximate Number of Issues: 100

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 5308

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of special and limited edition titles:

- The Indiana Home by Logan Esarey - Dated 1953 by Indiana University Press - Limited edition.
- The Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale - Dated 1936 by The Limited Editions Club - Limited edition signed by the illustrator Edward Wilson.
- Twin Peas in a Pod by Earnest Elmo Calkins - Dated 1925 Privately Printed - Limited edition.
- Some Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson - Dated 1902 by Ingalls Kimball - Decorative bookplate on front endpaper from Hal Marchbank.
- A Tale of Two Cities by Earnest Elmo Calkins - Dated 1930 Privately Printed - Limited edition in dust jacket.
- Bombed But Unbeaten by Beatrice L. Warde - Dated 1941 by Friends of Freedom - 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 5309

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

- The International Atlas by William F. Collier and Leonhard Schmitz - Dated c1890 by G. P. Putnam's Sons - Featuring many colored maps.
- A School Atlas of English History Edited by Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Dated 1907 by Longmans, Green and Co.
- The Crown Encyclopedia and Gazetteer Edited by Henry Mann - Dated 1903 by The Christian Herald - Five-volume set. In-text illustrations and full-page color maps in volume five.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5310

$10
This lot includes the group of antique tourism pamphlets to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania shown in the corresponding image(s). These oblong volumes are in the original paper wrappers and are profusely illustrated with photographs. 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 5311

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Buffalo, NY:

- A Directory for the City of Buffalo by uncredited author - Dated 1832 by L.P. Crary (Buffalo) - Book is an exact reproduction, printed and bound by the J.W. Clement Co. in 1932.
- When Buffalo was Young by Myrtilla Constantine Fosdick - no date provided by Otto Ulbrich Co. (Buffalo) - Dust jacket, guilt embossing to front board.
- Men of Buffalo by uncredited author - Dated 1902 by A.N. Marquis & Company (Chicago) - Leather bound with decorative gilt embossing and gilt-edged pages.

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 5312

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

- Rosemary for Remembrance by Margaret Lawrance - Dated 1941 by The Brookville Press (Brookville, Long Island)
- Black Bread, Poems, After the Holocaust by Blu Greenberg - Dated 1994 by KTAV Publishing House - Author-inscribed.
- No Marble Angels by Joanne Leedom-Ackerman - Dated 1985 by Texas Center for Writer's Press - Author-signed.
- The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain - Dated 1874 by American Publishing Company - Early edition.
- Ask of the Eagle by Lois Anne Davison - Dated 1954 by Bucknell University Press - In glassine dust jacket.
- Words of Poetry by Simon Greenberg - Dated 1970 by The Peter Pauper Press - Author-inscribed and signed.

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 5313

$30
This lot includes the group of typed and signed letters from various political and corporate figures from the 1950's through the 1970's shown in the corresponding image. These letters wee written to Mr. Leland Shafer of Brockport, New York, many being investor correspondence and in reference to shareholder meetings. This material includes letters on the letterhead of corporations including Rochester Transit Corporation, Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, J. P. Morgan, Bath Iron Works Corporation, The Marine Trust Company of Western New York, The Coca-Cola Company, Minute Maid Corporation, Niagara Machine & Tool Works, and North American Aviation, among many other companies.

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 5314

$25
Title: History of the Town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Author: Charles Brooks
Publisher: James M. Usher
Printing Year: 1855

Condition/Details: Bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this work on Medford, Massachusetts, on the Mystic River just miles from Boston. The work contains many full-page portraits and illustrations throughout. A previous owner's antique bookplate is present on the front endpaper. The volume shows moderate external age/wear, with wear and rubbing to the cloth, concentrated along the extremities and corners. The text block is securely bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 9" and contains 576 pages.
 
Lot 5315

$30
This lot includes the group of vintage ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes four original pin-up magazines from the 1950's, model railroad-related ephemera, a method book for playing the Kamiki Hawaiian Guitar, two pamphlets on Holstein Cows, and three scrap books - with pieces on antiques and collectibles, aviation, and medical drawings. 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 5316

$120
Title: Methodus Excellentis Pietatis Indies Ardenter Deum Tri-Unum Adorandi Dei Virgineam Matrem Honorandi Sanctosque Coelicolas Invocandi
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Apud Joannem Paulum Kraus
Printing Year: 1751

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with floral gilt rulers on the boards, this antique volume is a scarce Latin theological work. The work features an intricately detailed engraved frontispiece illustration, red and black text on the title page and decorative initials, headpiece and tailpiece. All text is within a decorative border. The volume shows advanced external age/wear, with the spine cover lacking and rubbing to the boards. The boards show some separation beginning. The text block is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages, featuring gilded page edges. The book measures approximately 3.75" x 6.5" and contains 378 pages.
 
Lot 5317

$10
This lot includes the group of historical society pamphlets and publications shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the societies represented in this lot are the Chester County Historical Society and the Historical Society 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 volumes show advanced wear.
 
Lot 5318

$110
This poster is part of several collections we are selling during this auction.

Title: Satchmo
Artist: Seymour Chwast
Printer: uncredited
Year: undated
Dimensions: 30" by 44"

Condition/Details: This silk-screened poster is from the "O Series" by noted designer Seymour Chwast, co-founder of Push Pin Studios. This poster is from a limited edition printing, and is number 50 of 200 printings. This bright, vivid poster shows beautifully, with very little sign of age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5319

$70
This shelf lot includes the group of decorative antique history 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 5320

$60
This vintage poster is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction.

Title: Cow
Artist: Andy Warhol
Printer: uncredited
Year: uncredited
Dimensions: 29.5" by 46"

Condition/Details: Additional main body text includes: Andy Warhol, Whitney Museum. This poster features one of Andy Warhol's iconic pop art prints, a cow's head on a blue background. 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 some light indications of age/wear. The edges show some creases and curling, and there is a 1.5" tear on the lower left edge.
 
Lot 5321

$40
This lot includes the group of books on the history of the state of Virginia shown in the corresponding image(s). Some areas represented in this lot include Richmond, Alexandria Wills, Hanover County, and Culpeper 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 more advanced age/wear indications including chipping and loss to pages or spine covers; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5322

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

- Las Casas As A Bishop by Helen Rand Parish - Dated 1980 by Library of Congress
- The Rise of the Dutch Republic, A History by John Lothrop Motley - Dated 1883 by Harper & Brothers - Three-volume set.
- My Battle by Adolf Hitler - Dated 1933 by Houghton Mifflin 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 5323

$90
This lot includes the group of large oblong photographic souvenir books of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include two portfolios of photographs with descriptions by J. W. Buel and a volume published with the approval of George R. Davis, director-general of the World's Fair, among other souvenir volumes.

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 5324

$250
Title: Historical and Geographical Notes on the Earliest Discoveries in America 1453-1530
Author: Henry Stevens
Publisher: Office of the American Journal of Science (New Haven)
Printing Year: 1869 Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in bright blue cloth with bright gilt decorations, this antique volume is a scarce limited edition volume on early travel in America. This volume is hand-numbered 3 of 75 copies, with a signature of Henry Stevens. The work features six handsome fold-out maps, as well as an illustrated title page. This is an ex-library volume, with stamps on the title page, last page of text and the fold-out maps. The volume shows some external age/wear, with rubbing and wear to the cloth. The volume is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The fold-out maps are loose in the rear of the volume, and show some age/wear indications. The book measures approximately 6" x 10" and contains 54 pages.
 
Lot 5325

$90
This lot includes the group of antique books on the history of Illinois 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 5326

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

- Antietam: The Soldiers' Battle by John M. Priest - Dated 1989 by White Mane Publishing, Inc. - Author-signed.
- Dear Rachel, The Civil War Letters of Daniel Peck Edited by Martha Gerber Stanford - Dated 1993 by Pine Hill Press
- The Logan Guards of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, Our First Defenders of 1861, A History by Willis R. Copeland - Dated 1962 by Mifflin County Historical Society (Lewistown, PA)
- Colorado Volunteers in the Civil War, The New Mexico Campaign in 1862 by William Clarke Whitford - Dated 1963 by Pruett Press - Modern reprint.
- Lincoln at Richmond by Denton J. Snider - Dated 1914 by Sigma Publishing Co.

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 5327

$25
Title: Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography
Editor: Lyon Gardiner Tyler
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1915
Number of Volumes: 5-volume set

Notes: Bound in half leather over cloth with marbled edges, this antique set is a collection of biographies of notable Virginians. The volumes show advanced wear including some detached boards. Some pages may show chipping and wear. A historical society's bookplate is present on the front endpapers. The books measure approximately 8" x 11".
 
Lot 5328

$40
This lot includes the group of six uniformly framed antique ornithology plates 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. The birds in these plates include the Spotted Crake, the Farbary Partridge, a Land-Rail and several unidentified birds. These hand-colored plates show fine patina, with some light age-toning to the paper. 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 5329

$100
This lot includes the group of original paintings by Central New York artist Danel C. O'Neil shown in the corresponding image(s). These paintings were painted by O'Neil, an artist in the Binghamton, New York area. Included are eight watercolors of flowers, landscapes and still lives. O'Neil was a World War II veteran who received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Cornell University. He was a professor of German at the University of Stony Brook until retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Fine Arts Society of the Southern Tier and the Orchid Society, and was an artist, scientist, naturalist and linguist. 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. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5330

$25
Title: History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, From Its First Settlement to 1868, with a Genealogical Register of Lexington Families
Author: Charles Hudson
Publisher: Wiggin & Lunt
Printing Year: 1868

Condition/Details: Rebound in navy pebbled cloth with gilt lettering, this antique volume is a first edition work on the historic town of Lexington, Massachusetts, famous for being the site of the first shot of the American Revolution in the Battle of Lexington. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and many full-page portraits and illustrations throughout. This is an ex-library volume, which was rebound in the Twentieth Century in a library binding. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned and foxed pages, featuring deckled edges and a gilded top edge. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 10" and contains 296 pages.
 
Lot 5331

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Illinois and Wisconsin county histories:

- An Illustrated History of the State of Wisconsin by Charles R. Tuttle - Dated 1875 by B.B. Russell (Boston)
- The History of Jo Daviess County, Illinois by uncredited author - Dated 1878 by H.F. Kett & Co. (Chicago)
- History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois by John Carroll Power - Dated 1876 by Edwin A. Wilson & Co. (Springfield, IL)
- The History of McLean County, Illinois by uncredited author - Dated 1879 by William Le Baron Jr. & Co. (Chicago) - Lacking map.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot show advanced age/wear indications. These are ex-library volumes.
 
Lot 5332

$35
This poster is part of several collections we are selling during this auction.

Title: Garbo
Artist: Seymour Chwast
Printer: uncredited
Year: undated
Dimensions: 30" by 44"

Condition/Details: This silk-screened poster is from the "O Series" by noted designer Seymour Chwast, co-founder of Push Pin Studios. This poster is from a limited edition printing, and is number 50 of 200 printings. This bright, vivid poster shows beautifully, with very little sign of age/wear indications.
 
Lot 5333

$15
This lot includes the group of books on the history of New York shown in the corresponding image(s). The annual Report of the Adjunct-General of the State of New York, ranging from the 1880's to the early 1900'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. Some volumes show advanced age/wear indications such as chipping and loss to pages; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5334

$25
Title: History of the Campaign for the Conquest of Canada in 1776
Author: Charles Henry Jones
Publisher: Porter & Coates
Printing Year: 1882

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, this antique volume is a scarce work on the 1776 British Campaign in Canada. The volume details the Campaign after the death of Richard Montgomery, the leader of the Continental Army's 1775 Invasion of Canada. The Invasion of Canada in 1775 was the first major military initiative by the newly-formed Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. The objective of the campaign was to gain military control of the British Province of Quebec, and convince the French-speaking Canadians to join the revolution on the side of the Thirteen Colonies. The Americans were eventually driven out of Canada by the British. (historical background courtesy of Wikipedia)

The work is illustrated with many full-page engraved portraits of men involved in the Campaign. This is an ex-library volume, with stamps on the title page and remnants of a pocket and bookplate on the endpapers. The volume shows some advanced external age/wear, with the rear board detached and wear to the spine edges and corners. The text block is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.75" and contains 234 pages.
 
Lot 5335

$55
Title: Pilote De Guerre
Author: Antoine de Saint Exupery
Publisher: Editions de la Maison Francaise, Inc.
Printing Year: 1942

Condition/Details: Bound in tan paper wrappers with red and black lettering, this vintage volume is a scarce French edition of Flight to Arras, Exupery's account of his role in the French Air Force during the 1940 Battle of France. This edition was published in the same year as the English edition and a hardcover French edition. Stated at the bottom of the copyright page is "Copyright 1942 / REYNAL & HITCHCOCK, Inc. / New York." The volume shows light external age/wear, with moisture indications to the wrappers and creasing along the edges. The volume is solidly bound with clean pages, several of which are uncut. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 7.5" and contains 253 pages.
 
Lot 5336

$30
This lot includes the group of antique ephemera, artwork and books shown in the corresponding image. This material includes prints from Frederic Remington and a variety of other prints, many of which are framed, a tin Michigan sign, a large Grandma Moses book, 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 5337

$30
This lot includes the group of books on the history of United States shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the social history of the American family and the history of labor in the 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.
 
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