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Lot 7264

$200
This shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). All of the books in this lot pertain to the theme of homosexuality. 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 7265

$45
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: Aero Digest, Flying Review, The Sportsman Pilot, Flight, The Pictorial Flying Review, Naval Aviation News, Air Force, Warplanes of the World, Aviation Week, Plane Talk, U. S. Air Services, Wings, Air Services
Issue Dates: 1940s-1960s
Approximate Number of Issues: 30

Notes: These early aviation magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers, with classic vintage illustrations. The magazines cover a variety of topics, including aeronautics, engineering, the army and navy, and much more. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping and creasing to the covers.

 
Lot 7266

$25
This lot includes the group of antique books on small towns of Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). The towns in this lot include Hardwick, Provincetown, Wenham, and Hampden County. The volumes include vital records, town records, gravestone inscriptions, centennial celebrations and general histories of the towns and churches. Also included is part one of Picturesque Hampden, with 1500 illustrations, and a 1905 volume of Indian Deeds of Hampden County.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.

 
Lot 7267

$80
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: Harper's Magazine
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: 1868 through 1882
Issue Number Range: Volumes 37-51 and 53-65

Notes: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These compilations appear in a variety of bindings, most of which display bright gilt embossing and raised bands along their spines. Some of the volumes have tape along their spines.

 
Lot 7268

$15
This lot includes the group of books on Boston churches shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes provide histories of several churches, as well as copies of sermons. The churches covered in this lot include the North Russell Street Church, Old South Church, New North Church, Old North Church, First Church, Leyden Church, Church of the Messiah, Church of the Advent and First Baptist Church. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7269

$25
This lot includes the group of antique books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics, genealogical and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. 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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7270

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

- The Prince of India: or Why Constantinople Fell by Lew Wallace - Dated 1893 by Harper and Brothers - This is a first edition of this two-volume set.
- Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle - Dated 1867 by Hurd and Houghton - This four-volume set is bound in half-leather with marbled paper-covered boards, with marbled-edged text blocks, and spines that display decorative gilt embossing and raised bands. These volumes feature bookplates.
- Other Worlds Than Ours by Richard A. Proctor - Dated c.1870 by National Book Company - This volume is bound in three-quarter leather, with marbled paper-covered boards and a spine displaying decorative gilt embossing and raised bands.

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

 
Lot 7271

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Boston, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: Old State House Memorial; Quincy's History of the Boston Athenæum; The Atheneaum Centenary; Tabular Representation of the Present Condition of Boston; The Railroad Jubilee: An Account of the Celebration Commemorative of the Opening of Railroad Communication Between Boston and Canada; The State House; Re-Dedication of the Old State House; and The Old Town-House of Boston.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7272

$20
This lot includes the group of antique books and pamphlets on small towns in Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). The towns covered in this group include Bernardston, Jamaica Plains, Woburn, Chilmark and Chester. These volumes include vital records and general histories of the towns and churches, including a small book of photographs on the Ryther House of Bernardston and the vital records of Woburn in several volumes. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7273

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

- Illustriete Sittengeschichte vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart by Eduard Fuchs - Dated c.1909 by Albert Langen - This is a three volume set featuring numerous illustrations throughout, some of which are colored and some of which are double-page and colored. There are also illustrations within the text. The "Das bürgerliche Zeitalter" volume's front board has separated from the text block, as has the front board of the "Die galanta Zeit" volume. The "Renaissance" volume's front board has also separated, and the free front endpapers is detached. This set is bound in a light purple-colored suede cloth.
- Illustriete Sittengeschichte vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart by Eduard Fuchs - Dated c.1909 by Albert Langen - This is another two volumes of the Illustriete Sittengeschichte featuring numerous illustrations throughout, some of which are colored and some of which are double-page and colored. There are also illustrations within the text. The volumes present are "Die galanta Zeit" and "Renaissance." These volumes are bound in tan cloth, with color illustrations on each front board. The "Die galanta Zeit" volume features clear tape along its spine.

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

 
Lot 7274

$25
This lot includes the group of antique books and pamphlets on small towns in Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). The towns covered in this group include Brighton and Dover. These volumes include general histories of the towns, the residents and the churches. Included is a volume on Dover Farms and taxable valuations of the city. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7275

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, photographs, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: The History of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, from the Year 1734 to the Year 1800; The Proceedings at the Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument, at Pittsfield, Mass., and a number of volumes relating to local churches. Several of these volumes feature decorative gilt to their front boards and spines. 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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7276

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

Title: The Congressional Globe
Issue Dates: 1846 (from months of February to July)
Approximate Number of Issues: 14

Notes: This lot features 14 issues of this political newspaper, which contains the debates and proceedings of the first session of the 29th Congress. The issues are intact and whole, with some issues showing signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, age-toning, etc.

 
Lot 7277

$45
Title: Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850
Author: New England Historic Genealogical Society
Publisher: New England Historic Genealogical Society
Printing Year: 1925
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in tan cloth-covered boards with black embossing to the front boards and spines, this antique set is a scarce collection of records detailing births, marriages and deaths within Nantucket, Massachusetts, up to the year 1850. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The spine cover of volume three has detached from the text block. The boards of volume five have detached from the text block, with the front board still attached to the spine cover, and the rear board remaining in place via the endpapers. The books measure approximately 6" x 9".

 
Lot 7278

$275
Title: The Double Helix
Author: James D. Watson
Publisher: Atheneum
Printing Year: 1968

Condition/Details: Bound in light blue cloth with bright gilt embossing on the spine, this vintage volume is a scarce signed work by one of the co-discovers of the DNA structure. This work is considered one of the 100 best non-fiction books by Modern Library. The work contains many photographs and illustrations related to DNA. The volume shows well, with some edge wear to the jacket and the extremities. The boards show some sunning. The text block is solidly bound with clean, crisp pages, with light spotting along the edges. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8.5" and contains 226 pages.

 
Lot 7279

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of towns located in Massachusetts. The cities in this lot include: Uxbridge, Tewksbury, Tyringham, Tyngsboro, Truro, Topsfield and Tilsbury. The books feature a variety of detailed statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: Deaths in Truro, Cape Cod 1786-1826, Taken From the Diary of Rev. Jude Damon; Truro Baptisms: 1711-1800 (this volume features a tipped-in handwritten letter from the author); and Inscriptions from Gravestones in the Old North Cemetery, Truro, Mass., From 1713 to 1840; among others. Several of the volumes in this lot pertain to specific churches within these towns.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.

 
Lot 7280

$110
Title: A View of the Cultivation of Fruit Trees, and the Management of Orchards and Cider
Author: William Coxe
Publisher: M. Carey and Son
Printing Year: 1817

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce study of "native and foreign apples, pears, peaches, plums, and cherries, cultivated in the middle states of America. The work is illustrated with many cuts of nearly two hundred kinds of fruits "of the natural size." The volume shows light external age/wear with detached boards held in place with clear tape along the spine, and contains age-toned pages. There is a previous owner's bookplate pasted on the inside of the front board. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 253 pages (plus index).

 
Lot 7281

$25
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: 1881 through 1895
Issue Number Range: Volumes 1-5, 7-9, 18, 22-28, plus index for Volumes 1-30

Notes: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These compilations appear in a variety of bindings, most of which display bright gilt embossing and raised bands along their spines. Some of the volumes have tape along their spines.

 
Lot 7282

$25
This lot includes the group of antique books on Hadley and Lynn Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes include general histories of Hadley and Old South Hadley, a paper from the Lynn Historical Society on the Lynn Academy, and a pamphlet on Lynn's involvement in the early years of the Indian Wars. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7283

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Springfield, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, engravings, tables and charts. Some titles include: A Half Century's History of the Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Company and History of the First Parish and First Congregational Church of West Springfield, Massachusetts. Several of these volumes feature decorative gilt to their front boards and spines. 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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7284

$35
This lot includes the group of vintage and antique ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes original photographic prints of street scenes from Grand Rapids and Scotsville, Michigan; postcards from the 1939 New York City World's Fair; a catalog from Dickins Sportswear, with original fabric samples included; a Sears, Roebuck catalog, directions for making doll clothes, collections of war photographs and much 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 7285

$40
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Lancaster, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics, genealogical and historical information, along with numerous illustrations, charts and tables. Some titles/subjects in this lot include: History of the Town of Lancaster, Massachusetts; Lancastriana: A Supplement to the Early Records and Military Annals of Lancaster, Massachusetts; A Bibliography of Lancastriana; The Story of Colonial Lancaster; The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850; and The Military Annals of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1740-1865.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.

 
Lot 7286

$30
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: Popular Science
Issue Dates: 1930s, 1940s, 1960s
Approximate Number of Issues: 40

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.

 
Lot 7287

$25
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Haverhill, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: An Address, Delivered, June 28, at the Laying of the Corner-Stone, and a Sermon, Delivered, December 17, 1834, at the Dedication of a House of Worship by Joseph Whittlesey, Semi-Centennial of Center Congregational Church and Society, a number of volumes relating to local churches and volumes devoted to the births and marriages within Haverhill. Several of these volumes feature decorative gilt to their front boards and spines.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7288

$20
This lot includes the group of antique books and pamphlets on small towns in Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). The towns covered in this group include Oxford, Oakham and Leicester. These volumes include vital records, general town histories and records, and church histories. Also included is a volume on the soldiers of Oakham in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Civil War. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7289

$25
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of towns located in Massachusetts. The cities in this lot include: Charlton, Chatham and Charlestown. The books feature a variety of detailed statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818; A Century of Town Life: A History of Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1775-1887; and A History of Chatham; among others. Several of the volumes in this lot pertain to specific churches within these towns.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.

 
Lot 7290

$30
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Concord, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics, genealogical and historical information, along with illustrations, photographs, tables and charts. Some titles include: Proceedings at the Centennial Celebration of Concord Fight April 19, 1875 and Soldiers and Sailors of Concord. 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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7291

$80
This lot includes the group of Truman Capote books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes two first editions: A Tree of Night and The Muses Are Heard. The other volumes are Other Voices Other Rooms, The Grass Harp, and One Christmas, which is complete with slipcase and shrink wrap. Four of the volumes contain bookplates pasted on the inside of the front boards (all but The Muses Are Heard. 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 7292

$40
This lot includes the group of books on Chelsea, Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include general histories of the town and its churches, including a summary of gravestone inscriptions, a souvenir edition on the City of Chelsea from the Chelsea Gazette, an 1880 printing on the soldiers and sailors of Chelsea, and a volume on the burning of the city. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7293

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of towns located in Massachusetts. The cities in this lot include: Topsfield, Truro and Concord. The books feature a variety of detailed statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: Historical Manual of the Congregational Church of Topsfield, Massachusetts, 1663-1907; Reports of the Selectmen and Other Officers of the Town of Concord, from March 5, 1860, to March 4, 1861; and Graves and Worms and Epitaphs, Read Before the Concord Antiquarian Society; among others.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.

 
Lot 7294

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

Title: Galaxy Science Fiction
Issue Dates: 1969, 1970
Approximate Number of Issues: 70

Notes: This lot features roughly 70 issues of Galaxy Science Fiction from 1969 and 1970. Contributors include: Frank Herbert, Roger Zelazny, Larry Niven, Spider Robinson, Ray Bradbury, Harlan Ellison, Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Anne McCaffrey and Robert Block. Among the features in these issues is the story Dune Messiah. 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.
 
Lot 7295

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of small towns located in Massachusetts. The cities in this lot include: West Brookfield, Ashburnham and Littleton. The books feature a variety of detailed statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles include: Manual of the First Congregational Church, Ashburnham, Mass. 1878, Dedication of Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, Mass., September 7, 1875 and Proceedings of the Littleton Historical Society 1894-1895. A number of the volumes are devoted to the history local churches.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.

 
Lot 7296

$15
This lot includes the group of antique books and pamphlets on small towns in Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). The towns covered in this group include Chicopee, Clinton and Cheshire. These volumes include general histories of the towns and their churches, including a volume of photographs from Chicopee. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7297

$120
Title: Works of Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Edwin S. Stuart (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: c.1880s
Number of Volumes: 13 volumes

Notes: Bound in half-leather with marbled paper-covered boards, and marbled-edge text blocks, this is a handsome collection of 13 volumes of Dickens' work. These volume feature illustrations by F. A. Fraser, F. Barnard, T. Mahoney and S. Green. Volumes include: Great Expectations with The Uncommercial Traveler and Sketches of Young Couples; Martin Chuzzlewit; David Copperfield; Nicholas Nickleby; Oliver Twist with Pictures from Italy and American Notes; Old Curiosity Shop, Hard Times, and Holly Tree Inn; Little Dorrit; Dombey and Son; Bleak House; Our Mutual Friend; The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club; Tale of Two Cities and Sketches by Boz; Barnaby Rudge and Edwin Drood. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 5 1/2" x 7 1/2".

 
Lot 7298

$90
This lot includes the group of antique books of literature shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes the work of George Eliot and Donald G. Mitchell. Eliot is represented by seven volumes and Mitchell is represented by six volumes. These volumes all feature decorative gilt embossing to their spines, along with raised bands. 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 7299

$15
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Newton, Massachusetts. The books feature a variety of statistics, genealogical and historical information, along with photographs, illustrations, maps, tables and charts. Some of these books feature information on local churches, including member registries. Titles include: The Commemorative Services of the First Church In Newton, Massachusetts, which includes a handwritten note from a committee chairman, date 1916; and King's Handbook of Newton, Massachusetts. 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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7300

$20
This lot includes the group of antique books and pamphlets on small towns in Massachusetts shown in the corresponding image(s). The towns covered in this group include Franklin, Wrentham, Hatfield, Waltham, Webster and Becket. These volumes include vital records, general town histories, the anniversary of an Indian attack on Hatfield, a directory for Franklin, and church histories. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Several of the pamphlets in this collection are in the original wrappers, bound in library-issued boards. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 7301

$20
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot all detail the history of Massachusetts law. The books feature a variety of statistics and historical information. Some titles/subjects include: The Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts; The Charters and General Laws of the Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay; The Revised Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Passed November 4, 1835; Judicial History of Massachusetts; Colonial Justice in Massachusetts (1639-1702); A Complete List of the Attorneys-General and Solicitors-General of Massachusetts 1686-1780; Local Law in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Historically Considered, and the Historical Status of the Negro, in Connecticut (presentation copy inscribed by author); The First Census of Massachusetts; and History of the Judiciary of Massachusetts.

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 come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.

 
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