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Lot 6148

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $39.50
Lot 6149

$35
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: Peterson's Magazine
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: January 1879 through December 1879

Notes: This bound compilation of Peterson's Magazines features many full-page and fold-out plates and engravings, including the collected fold-out women's fashion plates with hand-tinting. Also included are fold-out hand-tinted sewing patterns. This ex-library volume was rebound in twentieth century library binding, and has a stamp on the spine and a bookplate on the front endpaper.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 6150

$120
This antique postcard group is part of a large collection we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique decorative and photographic postcards and albums. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping. This lot includes the following:

Theme: Halloween Number of cards in this group: 6

Condition/Details: Most of the cards in this lot are Victorian chromolithographs. Motifs on these postcards include pumpkins, witches, black cats, owls, and crows. These postcards show well with bright, vivid colors and some age/wear indications.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6151

$45
Title: Analecta Orientalia: Posthumous Writings and Selected Minor Works of J.H. Kramers.
Author: Johannes Hendrik Kramers.
Publisher: E.J. Brill, Leiden.
Printing Year: 1954
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering, this set is a scarce collection of texts by J. H. Kramers (1891-1951), renowned scholar of Islamic studies at the University of Leiden. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits. These ex-library volumes have usual markings and show minimal edgewear concentrated at high points. Binding and hinges are strong. Pages are clean. The books measure approximately 6.75" x 9.75".

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6152

$50
This lot includes the group of books on celebrated architects shown in the corresponding image(s). Architects featured in this lot include Joze Plecnik, C. F. A. Voysey, Otto Wagner, Minard Lafever and Calvert Vaux. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 6153

$20
Title: Marchen nach Perrault neu erzahlt von Moritz Hartmann
Author: Perrault (retold by Moritz Hartmann)
Publisher: Druck und Verlag von Eduard Hallberger, Stuttgart
Printing Year: circa 1889 Second Edition (Zweite Auflage)

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and decorative design to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce German-language collection of fairy tales by French author Charles Perrault (1628-1703) adapted by German poet Moritz Hartmann (1821-1872). Perrault is best known for works derived from pre-existing folk tales, including "Le Petit Chaperon rouge" ("Little Red Riding Hood") and "La Barbe bleue" ("Bluebeard"). The work is illustrated with plates by Gustave Dore. Volume shows external age/wear with rubbing to the edges and corners of the boards. The surfaces of the boards also display some light soiling. The edges of both boards are worn away. The text block is bound with age-toned pages. The frontispiece illustration is detached and present. Some pages display chipping along their edges. The leaf containing pages III and IV is torn in half with its lower section on longer present. The illustrations display well and remain clean. The hinges are slightly shaken. The book measures approximately 11.5" x 13.75" and contains 68 pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6154

$35
This lot includes the group of hand-illuminated manuscript facsimile leaves shown in the corresponding image. Many of these are reference material, and part of a folio. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 6155

$25
Title: Human Physiology, Statistical and Dynamical; or, the Conditions and Course of the Life of Man
Author: John William Draper
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Printing Year: 1858

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce medical work by English-born American scientist, philosopher, physician and historian John William Draper (1811-1882). This medical treatise became the leading textbook on physiology. It contains the first photomicrographs ever published. The work provides many in-text illustrations. The volume shows heavy external age/wear, with loss of material and chipping to spine, together with rubbing and chipping. Book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that are without marginalia. The book measures approximately 6.5" x 9.75" and contains 649 pages plus 6 pages of publisher's advertisements.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6156

$80
Title: The Anchor Bible
Author: E. A. Spenser et al
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Printing Year: 1979
Number of Volumes: 26-volume set

Notes: Bound in blue, red and tan cloth and in the original dust jackets, this set is a scholarly work on the Bible, with introductions and notations from various authors. The volumes cover various books of the Bible, including Genesis, Chronicles, Psalms, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, among others. This set includes volumes 1, 6A, 7 & 7B, 12-14, 16-18 (includes 17A), 20, 21, 23, 26-31 (includes 28A and 29A) and 41 and 41A. The volumes show external age/wear, with some creasing, tearing and light chipping to the jackets. The volumes are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6.25" x 9.5".

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $28.50
Lot 6157

$60
This lot includes the original Persian manuscript leaf shown in the corresponding image(s). This leaf on laid paper has text on both sides, with beautiful, bright color illustration with burnished gilt highlighting on recto and red lettering on verso. Illustration has two figures at its center, one of whom appears to have dismounted from a horse that can be seen on the left side. A group of mounted figures appears on the right side of the picture. Red and black ruling is present on both sides. Recto and verso also have marginalia in both pencil and ink.

Leaf is mounted with bound folio (measuring 14" x 18") so as to view both sides It is estimated to date from the 16th century. Manuscript leaf measures approximately 7.25" x 11.25". Please note that a companion piece is being offered in this auction. See lot 177. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 6158

$30
This lot includes the group of New York City artwork and ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material primarily includes photographs, engravings, and lithographs. Several Harper's Weekly lithograph engravings are included, some continuous sheet. Several pieces are matted for framing. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 6159

$15
Title: Principles of Pharmacy
Author: Henry V. Arny
Publisher: W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia
Printing Year: 1920 Author-Signed Second Revised Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce medical handbook. The work contains numerous in-text illustrations. Book is signed by Henry V. Arny on the third front flyleaf. The volume shows external age/wear with light rubbing to the corners, edges and surfaces of the boards and spine. The rear board and final pages of text block display moisture marks. Binding is splitting at rear. Pages are lightly age toned. The book measures approximately 6.75" x 10" and contains 1056 pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6160

$35
This lot includes the group of original 17th and 18th century engravings shown in the corresponding image(s). These engravings feature English architecture and an aerial view of Colchester's town plan. Specific locations shown in these works are L'Abbaie De St. Bertin, Middletown Hall, Compton Wynate, and Hovingham Hall in Yorkshire. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces generally show well with some light age/wear indications, including foxing and/or creasing to pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6161

$15
Title: Anatomy and Histology of the Mouth and Teeth
Author: I. Norman Broomell
Publisher: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Philadelphia
Printing Year: 1899

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with beveled boards and bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a rare early edition of this medical work by Isaac Norman Broomell (1858-1941) The work is illustrated with numerous in-text photos and (color) drawings. The volume shows some age/wear concentrated at edges and high points. Hinges are broken with front free endpaper detached. Binding is detached at front hinge. Text block is intact. Previous owner's writing on front endpaper. Pages are clean with age toning The book measures approximately 7.25" x 10.25" and contains 428 pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6162

$110
This shelf lot includes the group of architecture and furnishings reference 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $54.50
Lot 6163

$10
Title: For The King
Author: Ronald Welch
Publisher: Oxford University Press / Criterion Books
Printing Year: 1962 Special publisher's copy

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt embossing, this vintage volume is a unique, exciting association copy that once belonged to the individual who published it in America. Publication information "London, Oxford University Press, 1961" on the title page has been crossed off and replaced with handwritten pencil reading "New York, Criterion Books, 1962." It contains handwritten notations of the corrections/changes that were to be made when the book went to press in the U.S. The book also contains numerous full-page illustrations. The volume shows mild external age/wear, with some rubbing and light moisture indications to the boards. The text block is solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages, except for the publisher's marginalia and notations. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8.75" and contains 220 pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6164

$45
This lot includes the group of original 19th century hand-tinted engravings and plates shown in the corresponding image. This material depict a Dervish playing a flute, an Eastern man carrying a spear in the desert, a cottage floor plan, a bridge and temple, Lake George, and government buildings on Ward's Island. Several of these engravings are matted. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6165

$20
This lot includes the original 19th-century maps shown in the corresponding images. These are engraved maps of France with hand coloring. One map shows metropolitan France with all its departments (measuring approximately 14.5" x 10.75"; dated 1851); the second is of the departments of la Gironde, Garonne and Des Basses Pyrennees (measuring approximately 10.25" x 13.5"; dated 1880). The later offers engraved illustrations. Map of metropolitan France has light finger smudging to upper left hand corner and .75" closed tear to right-hand side. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6166

$60
This lot includes the group of decorative antique history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the war between Russia and Japan, Cuba's struggle for freedom, Lady Byron, and world travel and exploration. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 6167

$10
Title: Inquirendo Island
Author: William James Roe
Publisher: Putnam
Printing Year: c1895

Condition/Details: Bound in dark brown cloth with black and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce early edition of this work depicting an island lost in the Atlantic, where the science of mathematics is deified. The people possess no wood, but have a marvelous metal, unknown to the rest of the world. The people are of 16th century English descent and have a socialistic government. This is a novel is some ways reminiscent of Samuel Butler's "Erewhon," which also describes a society with a different belief system and was a satire on Victorian society.

The volume shows age, with rubbing to the extremities, light moisture indications, and the boards cracked along the internal hinges. The front pages, including the title page, are lacking through the preface. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 7.5" and contains 347 pages plus 6 pages of advertisements.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6168

$150
This lot includes the group of decorative antique books on the history of the Middle East shown in the corresponding image(s). These works include titles on Constantinople, Cairo Palestine, Jerusalem, Lebanon, Damascus, and Khiva. These works feature gilt lettering and decorations. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 6169

$35
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 Well-Spring
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: January 17, 1845 through December 22, 1848
Issue Number Range: Vol. 2, No. 2 through Vol. 5, No. 51

Notes: The Well-Spring was the weekly publication of the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society. It was edited by Asa Bullard. This volume was bound with quarter leather. It is illustrated with many in-text engravings. This volume shows external age/wear with heaving rubbing to the surfaces, corners and edges of the boards and spine. The leather spine cover has started to separate from the spine and displays some flaking. The boards are detached and present. The text block is bound with age-toned pages that exhibit moderate, scattered foxing.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $5.50
Lot 6170

$35
This lot includes the group of vintage and antique magazines and ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes publications such as Pageant, Coronet, The American Spectator, Ladies' Home Journal, Cavalier, and Playboy, among others. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 6171

$10
Title: George Washington's Rules of Civility Traced to Their Sources and Restored
Author: Moncure D. Conway
Publisher: John W. Lovell Company
Printing Year: 1890

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine and front board, this antique volume is a scarce work of historical research by American abolitionist, Unitarian clergyman and scholar Moncure Daniel Conway (1832-1907) in which he attempts to establish the literary lineage for a group of maxims copied out by George Washington in his youth. This ex-library volume has usual attributes and shows external age/wear, with tearing at head of spine. Book is somewhat shaken. Some signatures are loose or loosening. Pages are clean and occasionally chipped. The book measures approximately 4.5" x 7" and contains 180 pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6172

$20
This auction lot includes the group of 11 pieces of antique international currency and banknotes shown in the corresponding image(s). Included are bank notes from Japan, the Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, Belgium, and France among others. The currency in this lot shows well, with some light age/wear indications. These bank notes may show some creasing or chipping at edges. We are offering several currency lots throughout this catalog.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6173

$15
Title: Liberalism in America: Its Origin, Its Temporary Collapse, Its Future.
Author: Harold Stearns.
Publisher: Boni and Liveright, Inc., Publishers.
Printing Year: 1919

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce political commentary by American critic and intellectual Harold Stearns (1891-1943). The volume shows light external age/wear, with light soiling to the bottom of boards. Book is solidly bound with pages that show light foxing to top margin of final two pages and very light foxing on rear endpaper. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 8" and contains xii/234 pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6174

$80
This shelf lot includes the group of architecture and furnishings reference 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $57.50
Lot 6175

$55
This lot includes a dozen titles of full leather, fancily bound books. The books in this lot are burgundy and deep brick tones in color, bound in quality leather with desirable features such as gilt tooling, raised bands, deep pattern blind-stamp tooling to the boards, and were executed with a high degree of competence. The quality of the leather and the workmanship shows beautifully, this was clearly a labor of love. The books have the appearance one would expect of important seventeenth or eighteenth century bindings, when they were new. The contents of the books range widely, we've shown the spines with the titles, in the corresponding images. These books are in excellent condition, like new externally with some mild age indications to the text blocks.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 6176

$150
This lot includes the group of antique envelopes saved for stamps shown in the corresponding image. This material also includes some billheads and other correspondence. The postmarks on the stamps bear dates ranging the 1880's to the 1970's. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $14.50
Lot 6177

$70
This lot includes the original Persian manuscript leaf shown in the corresponding image(s). This leaf on laid paper has text on both sides, with beautiful, bright color illustration with burnished gilt highlighting on recto and red lettering on verso. Red and black ruling is present on both sides. Illustration has two combating warriors riding camels at its center; there are four figures on either side of image observing the combat of the mounted figures. Leaf is mounted with bound folio (measuring 14" x 18") so as to view both sides It is estimated to date from the 16th century. Manuscript leaf measures approximately 7.25" x 11.25". Please note that a companion piece is being offered in this auction. See lot 157. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 6178

$40
This lot includes the group of antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot features works on Eskimos, the Amish, kittens, goats, puppies and more. 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 6179

$50
Title: Animal Heroes: Being the Histories of a Cat, a Dog, a Pigeon, a Lynx, Two Wolves, & a Reindeer and in Elucidation of the Same over 200 Drawings
Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1920 Author-Signed Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce autographed edition of this work by noted author and wildlife artist Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946), who was founder of Woodcraft Indians and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America. Seton was an early pioneer of the modern school of animal fiction writing. The work contains plates and in-text illustrations. The volume shows some age/wear concentrated at the edges and high points, spine is sunned, small tear in top of rear gutter. Binding and hinges are intact, pages have some light age toning and some scattered smudging. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" and contains 362 pages.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 6180

$55
This auction lot includes the following piece of original antique currency from the Confederate States of America. These bank notes are hand numbered and hand signed in ink.

- 1 Piece of Two Dollars by the Confederate States of America - Dated February 17th, 1864 - Hand numbered 3-6844, shows some age/wear concentrated at extremities. This bank note shows some curvature and creasing.

The currency in this lot shows well, with some light age/wear indications as noted above.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 6181

$140
Title: The Continental Atlas, Containing Elaborate Topographical Maps of the Several States and Territories, of the Dominion of Canada, The Republics of South America, and All the Principal Countries of the World.
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Milton R. Brown
Printing Year: 1894

Condition/Details: Bound in oversized brown pebbled cloth with crimson cloth spine backing, this large antique atlas contains several pages of colored maps. The work has been collated, and all pages through 225 are present, including many full-page color maps and several spanning two pages. The maps feature individual or groups of states and expanded views of larger cities, as well as continents and regions around the world. The volume shows external age/wear, with a sticker on the front boards, the leather corners lacking, and rubbing and wear to the boards. The binding shows some wear, with several detached or separating pages and the internal hinges separated. The pages are age-toned, and the first 13 pages show wear concentrated along the bottom outside corner, with darkening, creasing and tearing. The maps have some occasional marginalia and notations, with overall fine patina. The book measures approximately 14.75" x 17.75" and contains 225 pages, followed by the publisher's advertisements.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 6182

$25
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: P. Haas
Medium: hand-tinted copper engraving
Year: 1781-1795
Dimensions: plate measures approximately 8" by 5"

Details/Condition: This original, antique hand-tinted copper engraving is on laid paper. This work features an image of the Gadus Merluccius, or the hake fish. The backside of the engraving is blank. This plate is excised from Ichtyologie ou Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particulière des Poissons by Marcus Eliezer Bloch (1723-1799). Bloch was a German ichthyologist and physician. He was one of the foremost scientists in this field. His “Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische" with 432 excellent copper etching plates of fish, published in Berlin between 1781 - 1795 in 12 volumes. This was the most important work on ichthyology in the 18th century. (Biography information courtesy of http://www.philographikon.com/blochfish.html). The work shows light age/wear, concentrated at the extremities. We will be selling several similar fish plates throughout this auction - check out our other listings for details.

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Lot 6183

$25
Title: The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance
Author: Paul Elmer More
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Printing Year: 1904

Condition/Details: Bound in purple cloth with floral decoration and gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce work of fiction by Paul Elmer More (1864-1937), American journalist, critic, essayist and Christian apologist. This work first appeared as a serial. The volume shows some wear to the edges and high points, light spotting to front cover, forward lean in spine. Binding and hinges are sturdy, pages mostly clean and bright, light moisture mark in margin of first several pages. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 7.5" and contains 328 pages plus 5 pages of publisher's advertisements.

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