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Lot 8001

$55

Title: All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque
Author: Erich Maria Remarque - Erich Maria Remarque (22 June 1898 – 25 September 1970), born Erich Paul Remark, was a German novelist who created many works about the terror of war. His best known novel "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1928), about German soldiers in the First World War, was made into an Oscar-winning movie. His book made him an enemy of the Nazis, who burned many of his works.
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
City: Boston
Year: 1929
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 291 pages
Width: 5" Height: 8"
Book Details: This first printing comes bound in tan cloth with title in black lettering and author in red lettering on front cover board.

All Quiet on the Western Front (German: Im Westen nichts Neues, lit. 'In the West Nothing New') is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I. The book describes the German soldiers' extreme physical and mental stress during the war, and the detachment from civilian life felt by many of these soldiers upon returning home from the front. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: This volumes show mild to moderate signs of age and wear.

Light soiling and marking can be seen on the front cover board and inside endpapers.
Lot 8002

$130

Title: The Campaign Life of Lt.-Col. Henry Harrison Young: Aid-De-Camp to General Sheridan and Cheif of his Scouts
Author: Jacob H. Martin
Publisher: Sidney S. Rider
City: Providence
Year: 1882
Binding Style: Softcover
Pagination: 66 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: This volume is bound in gray paper, with title on front cover board.

This is a very rare and fascinating book. A laid in card, with General Philip Henry Sheridan's signature, can be found on the title page of this volume.

Henry Harrison Young (1841–1866) was an Union Army officer during the American Civil War who served as a spy. (Courtesy Wikipedia)

Philip Henry Sheridan (March 6, 1831 – August 5, 1888) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. His career was noted for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with General-in-chief Ulysses S. Grant, who transferred Sheridan from command of an infantry division in the Western Theater to lead the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac in the East. In 1864, he defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction of the economic infrastructure of the Valley, called "The Burning" by residents, was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war. In 1865, his cavalry pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee and was instrumental in forcing his surrender at Appomattox. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: This volume shows significant signs of age and wear.

The front cover page and tissue-guarded plate are both separated and detached from the book. Soiling and rubbing appear on the cover pages.
Lot 8003

$45

Details: This unique album contains numerous antique postcards including many Upstate New York and New York City scenes, portrait photographs, chromolithograph labels and greeting cards (Valentines, Thanksgiving, etc.), railroad and Halloween images, wedding announcements, clippings, and more. Also included is an antique Oswego Shade Cloth sample book. The album itself is bound in color embossed cloth. Please attend our live sale to inspect this album in person.
Condition / Notes: The album and its contents are visually pleasing with some moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 8004

$275

Title: A Witness Tree: New Poems
Author: Robert Frost - Robert Lee Frost was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of his generation, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry.
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
City: New York
Year: 1942
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 91 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details: This author signed first printing comes bound in blue cloth, with title and author in gold lettering on front cover board, with accompanying dust jacket.

This volume is author signed by Robert Frost on the half-title page.

Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: This volume shows well with mild signs of age and wear.
Lot 8005

$60

Title: Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant
Author: Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) following his highly successful role as a war general in the second half of the Civil War. Under Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military; having effectively ended the war and secession with the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox. As president he led the Radical Republicans in their effort to eliminate all vestiges of Confederate nationalism and slavery. Upset over uncontrolled violence in the South, President Grant effectively destroyed the Ku Klux Klan in 1871 (courtesy of Wikipedia).
Publisher: The Century Co.
City: New York
Year: 1903
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: This 2 Volume Set comes bound in deep blue cloth.

Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) following his highly successful role as a war general in the second half of the Civil War. Under Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military; having effectively ended the war and secession with the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox. As president he led the Radical Republicans in their effort to eliminate all vestiges of Confederate nationalism and slavery. Upset over uncontrolled violence in the South, President Grant effectively destroyed the Ku Klux Klan in 1871 (courtesy of Wikipedia).
Condition / Notes: These volumes show well with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 8006

$60

Title: Cycling for Health and Pleasure: An Indispensable Guide to the Successful Use of the Wheel
Author: Luther H. Porter
Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company
City: New York
Year: 1895
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 195 pages
Width: 4" Height: 7"
Book Details: This small volume comes bound in yellow cloth, with title and illustration on front cover board in black.

Important note: This volume features a Goerge E. Lang bookplate and signature on the first pastedown page.

Luther H. Porter: Ex-President Orange Wanderers, Ex-President East Orange Cyclers, Ex-Representative New Jersey Division League of American Wheelmen. (Taken from title page)
Condition / Notes: This volume shows mild to moderate signs of age and wear.

The inner hinge is cracking and shows early signs of separation. The cover boards and spine show light signs of edgewear.
Lot 8007

$80

Book Details: This group of books features The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, all author signed, first edition, limited edition, as shown in the corresponding images.

A sample of titles in this group include:"61st Virginia Infantry" by Benjamin H. Trask; "62nd Virginia Infantry" by Roger U. Delauter, Jr.; and "57th Virginia Infantry" by Charles W. Sublett.

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Condition / Notes: These volumes show nicely with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 8008

$120

Title: The Graphic Works of Kathe Kollwitz
Author: Uncredited Author
Editor: Dr. August Klipstein
Publisher: Galerie St. Etienne
City: New York
Year: 1955
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 359 pages
Width: 8.5" Height: 12"
Book Details: This volume comes bound in black and gray cloth with title in white on front cover board.

This complete illustrated catalogue, compiled by Dr. August Klipstein, features the graphic works of Kathe Kollwitz. The section of the book covering the years 1890-1912 is based on the descriptive catalogue by Professor Johannes Sievers, published in 1913.

This book was printed in an edition of 600 copies with German title page for distribution in Europe, and 200 copies with English title page for distribution in the United States.

Käthe Kollwitz, née Schmidt (8 July 1867 – 22 April 1945) was a German artist, who worked with painting, printmaking (including etching, lithography and woodcuts) and sculpture. Her most famous art cycles, including The Weavers and The Peasant War, depict the effects of poverty, hunger, and war on the working class. Despite the realism of her early works, her art is now more closely associated with Expressionism. Kollwitz was the first woman elected to the Prussian Academy of Arts. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: This volume shows nicely with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 8009

$175

Details: This lot comprises 50 vintage and antique Black Americana postcards, including real photo and chromolithograph examples.

Condition / Notes: This collection shows a typical range of age and handling indications. Please attend our live sale to inspect these items in person.
Lot 8010

$300

Title: The Confederate Veteran Magazine - 40 Volumes
Author: Author Uncredited
Editor: S.A. Cunningham - Founder, Editor and Manager - Sumner Archibald Cunningham (July 21, 1843 – December 13, 1913) was an American Confederate veteran and editor. He was the founder and editor of The Confederate Veteran, a monthly magazine about veterans of the Confederate States Army. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Publisher: Broadfoot Publishing Company
City: Wendell, North Carolina
Year: c 1987
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 40 Full Set: Yes
Width: 8.5" Height: 11.5"
Book Details: This 40 Volume Set comes bound in gray cloth, with title, volume number and year on top of spine.

These volumes are reprinted facsimile editions.

These volumes are a compilation of The Confederate Veteran Magazine. Volume 1 begins at 1893 and Volume 40 ends at 1932. S.A. Cunningham was the Founder and Managing Editor of the magazines.

Sumner Archibald Cunningham (July 21, 1843 – December 13, 1913) was an American Confederate veteran and editor. He was the founder and editor of The Confederate Veteran, a monthly magazine about veterans of the Confederate States Army. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: These volumes show nicely with mild signs of age and wear.

Light foxing appears on several volumes on the edges of the pages.

Volume 14 reveals writing in the very first endpaper.
Lot 8011

$25

Book Details: This group features antique volumes on American Civil War History.

There are 5 volumes in this group, including: a leatherbound text entitled “Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis, Vol. 2”; “Aeronautics in the Union and Confederate Armies, Vol. 1"; and “Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War at the Second Session Thirty-Eighth Congress” (1865);

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications. Some volumes are partially disbound or have cracked hinges. "Aeronautics in the Union and Confederate Armies" bears signs common to ex-library books. Some books are part of larger sets not included in this lot.
Lot 8012

$55

Book Details: This group features antique volumes on Union Army Generals and History.

There are 6 volumes in this group, including: “John Murray Forbes Letters and Recollections Vol. 1 and 2”; “Marching with Sherman: Passages from the Letters and Campaign Diaries of Henry Hitchcock”; and “Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.

Lot 8013

$40

Book Details: This group features volumes on Civil War History and Union war journals/letters.

There are 9 volumes in this group, including: “City of Sedition: The History of New York City During the Civil War”; “Irish Green and Union Blue”; and “The Life and Services of Major-General H. W. Slocum.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.

Lot 8014

$90

Title: Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - 4 Volumes
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Clarence Clough Buel - Clarence Clough Buel (born in Laona, New York and died in Sleepy Hollow, New York) was a United States editor and author. Buel was connected with the New York Tribune from 1875 to 1881, when he joined the staff of Century Magazine, and, in 1883, in conjunction with Robert Underwood Johnson, began the editing of the celebrated Century articles on the American Civil War. These articles were afterward expanded and compiled into the notable book Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (1887). He was associate editor of Century Magazine 1909-13, advisory editor until May 1914. (Courtesy Wikipedia)., Robert Underwood Johnson - Robert Underwood Johnson was a U.S. writer and diplomat. A native of Washington, D.C., Johnson joined the staff of The Century Magazine in 1873. He became the magazine's associate editor in 1881, and in 1909, on the death of Richard Watson Gilder, succeeded to the editorial chair, which he occupied until May 1913. Johnson was also a longtime writer and editor for Scribner's Monthly.

Using the influence of The Century Magazine, Johnson, in conjunction with famed naturalist John Muir, was one of the driving forces behind the creation of Yosemite National Park in the California in 1890.

French and Italian governments. He had a hand in many important publishing undertakings, and it was on his persuasion that Ulysses S. Grant wrote his Memoirs. He became permanent secretary of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Italy from April 1920 to July 1921, and represented the United States as observer at the San Remo conference of the Supreme Council of the League. He was decorated by the Italian government in recognition of his work in behalf of good relations between Italy and the United States. (Courtesy Wikipedia).
Publisher: The Century Co.
City: New York
Year: 1887
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Full Set: Yes
Width: 7.5" Height: 11.5"
Book Details: This 4 Volume Set comes bound in light blue cloth, with title in red block and volume number in black block on spine.

Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - Being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate Officers. Based upon "The Century War Series." Edited by Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clough Buel, of the Editorial Staff of "The Century Magazine." (Take from title page)
Condition / Notes: These volumes show mild to moderate signs of age and wear.

Light soiling and foxing appears on the cover boards.
Lot 8015

$20

Book Details: This group features decorative gilt-page edged Lakeside Classics volumes on the Civil War.

There are 8 volumes in this group, including: “Mrs. Hill's Journal, Civil War Reminiscences”; “A Frenchman in Lincoln's America Vol. 1-2”; and “Two Views of Gettysburg.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.
Lot 8016

$40

Title: Methodism Inspected Part 1: With an Appendix on the Evidences of a State of Salvations
Author: William Hales - William Hales (8 April 1747 – 30 January 1831) was an Irish clergyman and scientific writer. He was born in Cork, Ireland, the son of Samuel Hales, the curate at the cathedral church there.

He went to Trinity College, Dublin in 1764 and became a fellow there, graduating with a BA and DD. He later became professor of oriental languages in the university. In 1778 he published Sonorum doctrina rationalis et experimentalis a study, based on experiments, of Newton's theory of sounds. In 1782 he published De motibus planetarum dissertatio, another study of Newtonian theory, this time on the motions of the planets in eccentric orbits. In 1788 he had printed at his own expense Analysis aequationum, a mathematical text for which he was complimented by Joseph Louis Lagrange. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Publisher: Printed for H. Colbert in Dublin/Sold by J. Spragg in London
City: Dublin/London
Year: 1803
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 94 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 9"
Book Details: This very rare book comes paperbound.

This book on Methodism and religion, written by William Hales, features a lending log on the front page, as indicated in the images. Some fascinating names on this log include Cheney, Wood, Bateman and Edwards.

William Hales (8 April 1747 – 30 January 1831) was an Irish clergyman and scientific writer. He was born in Cork, Ireland, the son of Samuel Hales, the curate at the cathedral church there.

He went to Trinity College, Dublin in 1764 and became a fellow there, graduating with a BA and DD. He later became professor of oriental languages in the university. In 1778 he published Sonorum doctrina rationalis et experimentalis a study, based on experiments, of Newton's theory of sounds. In 1782 he published De motibus planetarum dissertatio, another study of Newtonian theory, this time on the motions of the planets in eccentric orbits. In 1788 he had printed at his own expense Analysis aequationum, a mathematical text for which he was complimented by Joseph Louis Lagrange. (Courtesy Wikipedia)


Condition / Notes: This book shows moderate to significant signs of age and wear.

No existing cover boards can be found with this book. Soiling, aging and rubbing appear throughout the pages.

Lot 8017

$20

Book Details: This group features volumes on the Civil War and Reconstruction.

There are 5 volumes in this group, including: “Destruction and Reconstruction” by Richard Taylor Lt. Gen. in the Confederate Army; “Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama”; and “The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America's Most Progressive Era.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.
Lot 8018

$50

Title: Report of the Committee on the Conduct of the War on the Attack on Petersburg, on the 30th Day of July, 1864. - George Gordon Noel Byron
Author: Author Uncredited
Editor: J.W. Forney
Publisher: Government Printing Office
City: Washington, D.C.
Year: 1865
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 272 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details: This volume comes bound in brown cloth.

This volume consists a series of reports from various members of the Committee of Conduct in regards to the attack of Petersburg, during the American Civil War.
Condition / Notes: This volume shows mild to moderate signs of age and wear.

The cover boards reveal signs of rubbing, edgewear and soiling and foxing appears throughout the pages of the book.
Lot 8019

$110

Title: Das Verloren Geglaubte Hanschen
Author: Author Uncredited
Publisher: Alfred Oehmigke
City: Leipzig
Year: 1860
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 8.5" Height: 7"
Book Details: This German children's pop-up book comes bound in illustrated paper, with title and publisher on front cover board.

This title translates to "The Lost Hanschen: Sought and Rediscovered by the Grandmother - A New Beautiful Picture Book for Children from 3 to 8 Years.

This book features many beautiful illustrated mechanicals that pop open to reveal hidden images and illustrations.
Condition / Notes: This volume shows significant signs of age and wear.

Both cover boards are detached and separated from the book. Many pages are also loose and separated from the book. Edgewear and cracking appear on the cover boards.
Lot 8020

$40

Book Details: This group features volumes on Regimental History during the Civil War.

There are 8 volumes in this group, including: a limited first edition copy of “With Merrill's Cavalry”; a decorative copy of "Behind the Guns: The History of Battery I Second Regiment Illinois Light Artillery" complete with slipcase; and “Richmond Volunteers 1861-1865.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.

Lot 8021

$90

Book Details: This group features volumes on Union regiments during the Civil War.

There are 6 volumes in this group, including: “Sharpshooter: Hiram Berdan, His Famous Sharpshooters and Their Sharps Rifles”; "A Corporal's Story: Civil War Recollections of the Twelfth Massachusetts”; and “Service with the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.
Lot 8022

$80

Book Details: This group features limited first edition volumes of "The Virginia Regimental Histories Series" published by H. E. Howard and signed by their respective authors. The volumes recount Regimental Histories from the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

There are 3 author signed limited first edition volumes in this group: "3rd Virginia Cavalry" signed by Thomas P. Nanzig; "4th Virginia Cavalry" signed by Kenneth L. Stiles; and "8th Virginia Cavalry" signed by Jack L. Dickinson.


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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.
Lot 8023

$120

Title: Private and Official Correspondence of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler: During the Period of the Civil War - In Five Volumes
Author: Jessie Ames Marshall
Publisher: The Plimpton Press
City: Norwood, Massachusetts
Year: 1917
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 5 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: This 5 Volume Set comes bound in dark green cloth, with title, author and copyright date in gold on the spine, with accompanying dust jackets.

Volume 1 features April 1860 - June 1862.
Volume 2 features June 1862 - February 1863.
Volume 3 features February 1863 - March 1864.
Volume 4 features March 1864 - August 1864.
Volume 5 features August 1864 - March 1868.

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was a major general of the Union Army, politician, lawyer and businessman from Massachusetts. Born in New Hampshire and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts, Butler is best known as a political major general of the Union Army during the American Civil War, and for his leadership role in the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. He was a colorful and often controversial figure on the national stage and in the Massachusetts political scene, during his one term as Governor. (Couirtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: These volumes show well with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.

The dust jackets all show signs of rubbing, edgewear and tearing.
Lot 8024

$35

Book Details: This group features antique Christian periodicals dating between 1851-1853.

There are 26 volumes in this group of "The Moravian Church Miscellany" which range in dates between August 1851 and December 1853.

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Condition / Notes: These volumes display a typical range of age and wear indications. Some volumes are partially or entirely disbound or have cracked hinges. These texts are stand alone paper pamphlets and as such display mild to moderate signs of aging and foxing and may have partial tears or loose pages. Some months between 1851 and 1853 are not accounted for in this group. These volumes are stamped to indicate that they once belonged to the Library of the Union Theological Seminary in New York.

Lot 8025

$55

Title: 48th Virginia Infantry
Author: John D. Chapla
Publisher: H.E. Howard, Inc.
City: Lynchburg, Virginia
Year: 1989
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 167 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: This limited first edition author signed volume comes bound in gray cloth with title, image and author in gold.

This first edition is author signed by John D. Chapla on the half title page. This edition is 379 of 1,000 limited editions.

"In May 1864, the regiment was hammered by Union attacks in the Wilderness, then virtually destroyed at the Mule Shoe salient a week later...death from battle, disease, and exposure in Union prisons took the lives of nearly 18 percent of the unit." (Take from inside dust jacket)
Condition / Notes: This volume shows well with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 8026

$50

Book Details: This group of books features Early American & Colonial Money, as shown in the corresponding images.

A sample of titles in this group include: "The Secret of the Good Samaritan Shilling" by Eric P. Newman; "The Colonial Coinage of the U.S Virgin Islands" by Lincoln W. Higgie; "The Early Paper Money of America" by Eric P. Newman.

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Condition / Notes: These volume show well with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.

"The Early Paper Money of America" reveals a dust jacket that shows signs of tearing and ripping.
Lot 8027

$10

Book Details: This group features volumes on Union History during the Civil War.

There are 6 volumes in this group, including: “Yankee Correspondence: Civil War Letters between New England Soldiers and the Home Front”; “The Fiery Trail: A Union Officer's Account of Sherman's Last Campaigns”; and “The Union Cavalry in the Civil War Vol. 1-3.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.

Lot 8028

$120

Title: The History of Ancient Philosophy
Author: Dr. Heinrich Ritter - Heinrich Ritter (German: 21 November 1791 – 3 February 1869) was a German philosopher.

He was born at Zerbst, and studied philosophy and theology at Göttingen and Berlin until 1815. In 1824 he became an associate professor of philosophy at Berlin, later transferring to Kiel, where he occupied the chair of philosophy from 1833 to 1837. He then accepted a similar position at the University of Göttingen, where he remained till his death. Friedrich Schleiermacher was a major influence in his thinking. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Translor: Alexander J.W. Morrison
Publisher: Oxford: D.A. Talboys
City: London
Year: 1838
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details: This 4 Volume Set comes bound in dark green decorative cloth, with title and volume number on spine.

These volumes features history of Ancient Philosophy, by Dr. Heinrich Ritter.

Heinrich Ritter (21 November 1791 – 3 February 1869) was a German philosopher.

He was born at Zerbst, and studied philosophy and theology at Göttingen and Berlin until 1815. In 1824 he became an associate professor of philosophy at Berlin, later transferring to Kiel, where he occupied the chair of philosophy from 1833 to 1837. He then accepted a similar position at the University of Göttingen, where he remained till his death. Friedrich Schleiermacher was a major influence in his thinking. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: These volumes show mild to moderate signs of age and wear.

Soiling, foxing and exposure to moisture appear throughout the pages of the volumes.
Lot 8029

$55

Book Details: This group features volumes on President Abraham Lincoln and Civil War History.

There are 6 volumes in this group, including: “Abe Lincoln and Nancy Hanks” published by the Roycrofters, East Aurora, NY; “Lincoln in Caricature: A Historical Collection”; and “Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.

Lot 8030

$50

Book Details: This group of antique books features American Civil War History, as shown in the corresponding images.

A sample of titles in this group include: "War's Aftermath" by David Starr Jordan and Harvey Ernest Jordan; "The Campaign of 1864 in the Valley of Virginia and the Expedition to Lynchburg" by H.A.Du Pont; and "The Sunset of the Confederacy" by Morris Schaff.

"The Campaign of 1864..." includes a letter from the National Americana Society.

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Condition / Notes: These books show well with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 8031

$225

Title: A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
Author: Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections, and two non-fiction works. Additional works, including three novels, four short story collections, and three non-fiction works, were published posthumously. Many of his works are considered classics of American literature.
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
City: New York
Year: 1929
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 355 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Book Details: This volume comes bound in black cloth with title and author in gold square on front cover board.

A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway set during the Italian campaign of World War I. The book, published in 1929, is a first-person account of American Frederic Henry, serving as a lieutenant ("tenente") in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army. The title is taken from a poem by 16th-century English dramatist George Peele. (Courtesy Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: This volume shows nicely with mild to moderate signs of age and wear.
Lot 8032

$60

Book Details: This group features volumes on Union History during the Civil War.

There are 8 volumes in this group, including: a first edition text featuring an inscription and signature by its editor and compiler Loren J. Morse entitled “Civil War Diaries and Letters of Bliss Morse”; an author signed edition of “Lincoln's New Salem” by Benjamin P. Thomas; and “A Maine Town in the Civil War.”

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Condition / Notes: These volumes exhibit a typical range of age and wear indications.

Lot 8033

$30

Title: Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland: Historical, Traditional, and Imaginative
Author: John Mackay Wilson - John Mackay Wilson (15 August 1804 – 2 October 1835) was a Scottish writer famous for the six volume "Tales of The Borders." He was born in Tweedmouth, on the border between Scotland and England. He gave many talks to Temperance societies.

It is likely Wilson died of an embolism. Two of his plays were The Gowrie Conspiracy and Margaret of Anjou. The Tales series ran to 73 under his authorship; it was continued by his brother, and then Alexander Leighton [Courtesy Wikipedia].
Publisher: Martin, Johnson & Company
City: New York
Year: c. 1840
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 5 Full Set: Yes
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: This 5 Volume Set comes bound in marbled paper, with leather spine.

These volumes feature the Borders and Scotland, by John Mackay Wilson.

John Mackay Wilson (15 August 1804 – 2 October 1835) was a Scottish writer famous for the six volume "Tales of The Borders." He was born in Tweedmouth, on the border between Scotland and England. He gave many talks to Temperance societies.

It is likely Wilson died of an embolism. Two of his plays were The Gowrie Conspiracy and Margaret of Anjou. The Tales series ran to 73 under his authorship; it was continued by his brother, and then Alexander Leighton [Courtesy Wikipedia].
Condition / Notes: These volumes show moderate signs of age and wear.

The marble paper on the cover boards on Volume 1 have rubbed and cracked off. The spine also shows signs of separation.

Foxing, soiling and exposure to moisture show throughout the pages of the volumes.
Lot 8034

$200

Book Details: This lot features the volumes on art and art history shown in the corresponding images. Titles, authors, and subject matter include: Picasso; Hirschfeld; "Pioneers Of Soviet Photography"; Marc Chagall; Salvador Dali; "Master Drawing"; Henri Matisse; "The Philosophy Of Andy Warhol"; "Cubism & Twentieth Century Art"; "The Russian & Soviet Avant-Garde"; Maurice Sendak; Pop Art; and more.

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Condition / Notes: These books may display some age and wear indications. Some of these volumes may contain library markings and attachments.
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