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Lot 6260

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of art reference titles on painting:

- George Stubbs, 1724-1806 by uncredited author - Dated 1984 by The Tate Gallery
- Bernardo Bellotto by Stefan Kozakiewicz - Dated 1972 by Paul Elek Limited - Volume One only.
- Three Essays in Method by Bernard Bernson - Dated 1927 by Oxford at the Clarendon Press - Author-inscribed.
- Flower Paintings by Morris Graves - Dated 1994 by University of Washington Press
- Beyond the Easel by Gloria Groom - Dated 2001 by The Art Institue of Chicago - Remainder mark is present on the bottom edge of the text block.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with 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: $18.50
Lot 6261

$10
Title: Life Changers, Narratives of a Recent Movement in the Spirit of Personal Religion
Author: Harold Begbie
Publisher: Mills & Boon Limited
Printing Year: 1923

Condition/Details: Bound in light blue cloth with navy lettering and decal, this antique volume is a scarce work on religion during the 1920's. Edward Harold Begbie (1871–1929), also known as Harold Begbie, was an English author and journalist who published nearly 50 books and poems and contributed to periodicals. Besides studies of the Christian religion, he wrote numerous other books, including political satire, comedy, fiction, science fiction, plays and poetry. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows some external age/wear, with light sunning, rubbing and wear along the extremities and spine. The binding is intact with a few splits, with some age-toning to the pages and markings on the endpapers. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 7.75" and contains 192 pages, followed by 16 pages of 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: $4.50
Lot 6263

$35
Title: Mores Catholici: or, Ages of Faith
Publisher: C. Dolman, London
Printing Year: 1845/1846
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative design, this antique set is a scarce theological work. These volumes show external age/wear with rubbing to the corners and edges of the boards. The cloth has separated between the boards and spine of volume one. The spines of both volumes display frayed cloth at their ends. Each volume bears a bookplate inside its front cover as well as price annotation in red marker to corner. The text blocks are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Previous owner's name appears at top margin of title pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 10.5".

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: $9.50
Lot 6265

$15
Title: The Prisoners of the King: Thoughts on the Catholic Doctrine of Purgatory
Author: Henry James Coleridge
Publisher: Burns and Oates, London
Printing Year: 1878 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in orange-brown cloth with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this theological work. The volume shows age/wear, cover of spine is torn in places, paper label appears at foot. Endpapers are repaired with tape. Pages are lightly tanned, there are no marks. Solid binding. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.75" and contains 373 pages with 2 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 6266

$35
This lot includes the group of European architectural history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Included in this lot are titles on Baroque architecture, Italian architecture, Venetian architecture of the Early Renaissance, and Central European architecture. 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: $20.50
Lot 6267

$10
Title: Plants of Southernmost Texas
Author: Dr. Alfred Richardson
Publisher: Privately Published
Printing Year: 1990

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial paper wrappers, this volume is a first edition work on the plants of Southernmost Texas, later printed as Plants of the Rio Grande Delta. The work contains several in-text illustrations of plants. The volume shows light external age/wear, with moisture indications and creasing along the top of the front wrapper. The volume is solidly bound with clean, bright pages, with moisture indications along the top edge. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 8.25" and contains 298 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 6268

$850
This lot features the following piece of original artwork:

Artist: Masayuki Nagare
Medium: Sculpture in Marble
Year: undated
Dimensions: Each side measures a little under 8”

Details/Condition: This original sculpture features a cubist shape rendered in salmon marble by renowned Japanese sculptor, Masayuki Nagare. We will offer two original Nagare marble sculptures during this auction (also see lot #6306). Both pieces were originally part of the holdings of Lincoln Kirstein and came to us from the heir in the Kirstein estate. Lincoln Kirstein was the grandson of a wealthy Rochester, NY clothing manufacturer and grew up in Boston. He attended Harvard where he launched the Hound and Horn which would become an influential artistic publication. An important figure in artistic circles, Kirstein was a subject for celebrated photographer, Walker Evans. In 1946, Kirstein founded The Ballet Society with George Balanchine and saw the name change to The New York City Ballet in 1948. Kirstein served as the company’s General Director through 1989.

Masayuki Nagare ( born February 14, 1923) is a modernist Japanese sculptor who has the nickname "Samurai Artist". He was born in Nagasaki to Kojuro Nakagawa, who established Ritsumeikan University. As a teenager, he lived in several temples in Kyoto where he studied the patterns of rocks, plants and water created by traditional landscape artists. In 1942, he went on to Ritsumeikan University where he studied Shintoism and sword-making, but he left before graduation. Afterwards, he entered the naval forces preliminary school, and experienced the end of the Pacific War as a Zero fighter pilot. After the War, he learned sculpture by self-study while roaming the world. Nagare's works include Cloud Fortress which was destroyed at the World Trade Center (New York City), Sakimori (Frontier Guardian) installed in a courtyard at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hamaritsurin Garden in Seto Ohashi Commemorative Park, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, Ju at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and Transcendence (informally called The Banker's Heart by locals) installed in the A.P. Giannini Plaza at 555 California Street (formerly the Bank of America building) in San Francisco, California. (courtesy of wikipedia)

The work shows beautifully with some surface wear/scratches and a small chip on one bottom corner. The piece is unsigned and is not dated. PLEASE NOTE: the stated shipping charge only applies to the lower 48 states.

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: $38.50
Lot 6269

$45
Title: A History of the Baptists; Traced by Their Vital Principles and Practices, from the Time of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to the Year 1886
Author: Thomas Armitage
Publisher: Bryan Taylor & Co.
Printing Year: 1887 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with gilt design, this antique volume is a rare original edition of this theological work by Baptist pastor and historian Thomas Armitage (1819-1896). He is most noted today for this work and for leading the American Bible Union. In this book the author attempts to trace the continuity of Baptist teachings from the New Testament to the present. The work is illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author, plates and many in-text drawings. The volume shows some shelf wear, pages lightly tanned, pencil marks on just a few pages. The book measures approximately 8" x 10.75" and contains 978 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 6270

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage children's titles:

- The Open Gate by Kate Seredy - Dated 1943 by The Viking Press
- Bird Children, The Little Playmates of the Flower Children by Elizabeth Gordon - Dated 1912 by P. F. Volland & Company
- Charlie and His Kitten Topsy by Helen Hill and Violet Maxwell - Dated 1932 by The Macmillan Company - Moisture indications and some wear.
- Gnome's Almanack by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo - Dated 1942 by Herbert Dubler, Inc.
- Anna Ross; A Story for Children by uncredited author - Dated c1870 by American Sunday-School Union
- The Silver Thimble by "The Author of Instructive Tales" (Mrs. Trimmer) - Dated 1799 by E. Newbery - Front board separated along the internal hinge.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with 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: $4.50
Lot 6271

$15
This lot includes the original 19th-century maps shown in the corresponding images. These are engraved maps of two regions in Europe. The first map shows the Balkans (measuring approximately 16.25" x 13.5"; dated 1830); the second is of southern France (measuring approximately 18.5" x 13.75"; dated 1831). The latter map has upper left-hand corner and a portion of bottom edge cut off. Map is intact and leaf otherwise in very good condition. 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 6272

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

- 2 Pieces of Five Dollars from the Confederate States of America - Dated February 17th, 1864 - Hand numbered 4724 and 9261. These bank notes show well with some age/wear indications concentrated at extremeties. One of the bank notes has maintained its vibrant coloring, while the other shows more fading.

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 6273

$15
Title: The Schumanns and Johannes Brahms: The Memoirs of Eugenie Schumann.
Publisher: Dial Press.
Printing Year: 1927 First U.S. Edition.

Condition/Details: Bound in pink cloth with black lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce first American edition of the memoirs of German music author Eugenie Schumann (1851-1938), the youngest daughter of Clara and Robert Schumann. The work is illustrated with a number of plates. This ex-library volume, with the customary attributes, shows external age/wear, with faded spine. Binding has play, inside is good with marks and wear, some pictures are loose. Plate of Julie Marmorito Schumann is detached and laid in. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 8.75" and contains 218 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 6274

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of art and design 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 6275

$20
Title: North America
Author: Anthony Trollope
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia
Printing Year: 1862 Two Volumes Bound In One

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped light blue cloth, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this work of non-fiction by Victorian novelist Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), It provides an account of travels and experiences in the United States after an extended visit of nine months in the early 1860s. The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5.25" x 7.5" and contains 334 pages. wear to covers, some scattered age marks on 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 6276

$35
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: New York
Number of cards in this group: approximiately 100

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content, Victorian chromolithographs, and other attractive design elements. Some scenes depict waterfalls, Adirondacks, New York City, and Chautaqua Lake. 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: $5.50
Lot 6277

$250
Original Hand-Illumined Manuscript Leaves
Title: Book of Hours
Printer: Philippe Pigouchet for Simon Vostre
Printing Year: 1502

Condition/Details: This lot features a pair of original hand-illumined Catholic manuscript leaves in Latin, from The Book of Hours. Each leaf feature text and illuminating on both sides. One displays embedded seven-line vignettes on each side, one showing the Madonna holding an image of adult Jesus on cloth and the other depicts a winged warrior slaying a demon, titled in accompanying documentation as the Dance of Death. One and two-line initials appear throughout the text on both leaves and feature burnished gilt lettering on patterned red and blue backgrounds. The primary text and bordering designs are in black with red horizontal ruling lines beneath each line of text.

"This remarkable page from a Book of Hours demonstrates the great influence of traditional French manuscript production. The medieval Book of Hours grew out of the Church's cycle of prayer that divided the day into eight segments, or "hours." During the late Middle Ages, such books became especially popular among the laity." (courtesy of Vassar College Libraries)

Pencil notations along the bottom of the leaf with the vignettes reads, “69-21, Book of Hour, 1502, HN.” Accompanying these items is a lengthy note on the outside of a cardboard sleeve which housed the leaves, chronicling and identifying the leaves. This note will be included with the sale of the pages. These leaves measure approximately 108mm by 161mm.

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 6278

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of English architectural history titles:

- The Domestic Architecture of England During the Tudor Period by Thomas Garner and Arthur Stratton - Dated 1911 by B. T. Batsford - Part III, volume one only, a bery large "Subscriber's Copy". This volume shows advanced wear, having come unbound and lacking its spine cover, among other wear. Numbered pages begin on page 75. An impressive work, with many in-text and full page illustrations.
- English Homes by H. Avray Tipping - Dated 1921 by The Offices of Country Life - Period I, Volume I only - Norman and Plantagenet, 1066-1485
- Small Stone Houses of the Cotswold District by E. A. Ruggles - Dated 1931 by J. H. Jansen

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with 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: $22.50
Lot 6279

$25
Title: The Fur Country; or, Seventy Degrees North Latitude
Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: H. B. Bigney & Company, Montreal
Printing Year: 1876 First Canadian Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this adventure novel by celebrated science fiction author Jules Verne (1828-1905). First published in 1873, the novel was serialized in Magasin d'Education et de Recreation from September 1872 to December 1873. Translation is by N. D'Anvers (pseudonym of Mrs. Arthur (Nancy) Bell). The work is illustrated with many plates. The volume shows worn boards with tears around edges and significant sunning. Binding is shaken. First page (blank) is loose. Pages show some age toning, with no markings or marginalia. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 8.5" and contains 334 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 6280

$80
This lot features the following group of vitnage magazine issues:

Titles: Vanity Fair, Look
Issue Dates: 1933-1937
Approximate Number of Issues: 16

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc.

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 6281

$55
Title: Michel Delacroix
Author: Max Fourny
Publisher: Lublin Graphics Publishers
Printing Year: 1987 First edition

Condition/Details: Bound in oblong bright blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front board and spine, this volume is a stated first edition of this volume on the noted French painter in the "naif" style. The work, designed by Albert Squillace, is illustrated with many full page plates of Delacroix's classic style of painting. The work is in the original pictorial dust jacket and slipcase. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 12.25" x 10.5" and contains 199 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 6283

$40
Title: Women of the War; Their Heroism and Sacrifice
Author: Frank Moore
Publisher: S. S. Scranton & Co.
Printing Year: 1866

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce history of the participation of women in the American Civil War. The work is illustrated with beautiful tissue-guarded steel engravings. The volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages that show mild foxing. Previous owner's name and date appear on preliminary page. A newspaper article about Mary Edwards Walker from 1962 has been laid in. The book measures approximately 6.25" x 9.25" and contains 596 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 6284

$55
This lot includes the group of books on collectibles shown in the corresponding image(s). These works cover ceramics, pottery and porcelain of Asia and Europe. 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: $32.50
Lot 6286

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

- Two Little Confederates by Thomas Nelson Page - Dated 1932 by Charles Scribner's Sons - beautiful illustrations throughout
- Tristan Corbiere Poems translated by Walter McElroy - Dated 1947 by The Banyan Press - limited edition 960 of 1000
- Poems: F. Garcia Lorca by F. Garcia Lorca - Dated 1939 by The Dolphin - boards show some moisture indications, chipping, and loss concentrated at extremities
- The Rock Garden by Nikos Kazantzakis - Dated 1963 by Simon & Schuster - dust jackets shows some chipping and loss concentrated at edges
- Die Kinderstube in Bildern by Oskar Pletsch - undated by Berlad der Ugentur des Rauhen Hauses - some chipping and loss to spine cover
- Love Among the Haystacks & Other Pieces by D. H. Lawrence - Dated 1933 by The Viking Press - spine shows some sunning
- Canon James and Other Stories by Noel Blakiston - Dated 1951 by Chapman & Hall - dust jacket shows some chipping and loss concentrated at extremities

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with 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: $9.50
Lot 6287

$25
Title: The Book of Gallant Vagabonds
Author: Henry Beston
Publisher: George H. Doran Company
Printing Year: 1925 Author-Signed First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in burgundy cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce autographed work by American writer and naturalist Henry Beston (1888-1968). "In this book I have gathered together the strange and romantic lives of actual wanderers who did what so many have wished to do; here are some who gave up all to go and see the world" (author's foreword). The author's signature appears on half title page. The work is illustrated with a tipped-in frontispiece illustration and plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 231 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 6288

$100
This antique and vintage 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: Germany, soldiers, Nazis, political cartoons, monuments, etc.
Number of cards in this group: approximately 100

Condition/Details: These postcards include photographic content as well as other attractive design elements. These postcards show well with 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 6289

$30
This lot includes the original antique three-panel engraving shown in the corresponding images. This hand-colored engraving of the Danish capital of Copenhagen dates back to circa 1800 and shows various views of the city. Bright engravings appear in well-preserved olive green mounting. Largely illegible pencil annotation in French is to be found beneath final engraving as a caption. This piece measures 12.5" x 17". 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 6290

$40
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: J. S. Probst
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 with a watermark of a partial fleur-de-lis in the upper left hand corner. This work features an image of a Trigla Cuculus fish, or the Red Gurnard. 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.

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 6291

$10
Title: Collections of the Vermont Historical Society
Editor: Printing and Publishing Committee
Publisher: Vermont Historical Society
Printing Year: 1870/1871
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Expertly rebound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine and new endpapers and blank pages, this antique set is a scarce collections of papers of the Vermont Historical Society. They present material relating to the "conventions of the inhabitants of the New Hampshire grants in opposition to the claims of New York" and to the "Haldimand papers." The second volume is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Ira Allen. The volumes are in excellent condition, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages (stain to top margin of first pages of second volume). The books measure approximately 6.25" x 9.5". The bindings and hinges are tight, and the pages are crisp and square with light age toning. Minimal wear outside. The original books may have belonged to a library, as there is a number penciled in to each copy, no other markings. A valuable historical resource in excellent condition.

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: $7.50
Lot 6292

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on the history of English architecture:

- Decoration in England from 1660 to 1770 by Francis Lenygon - Dated 1914 by B. T. Batsford Ltd. - Handsomely rebound in the mid-twentieth century.
- English Domestic Architecture of the XVII and XVIII Centuries by Horace Field and Michael Bunney - Dated 1905 by George Bell and Sons - Ex-library volume in a library binding, with other typical indications.
- A Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture, Decoration, Sculpture and Landscape Gardening, 1550-1900 in American Collections by John Harris - Dated 1971 by The Gregg Press
- Metropolitan Improvements or London in the Nineteenth Century by Thomas H. Shepherd - Dated 1968 by Benjamin Blom

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with 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: $20.50
Lot 6293

$15
This lot features the following antique map of Ithaca, New York:

Title: Revised Map of Bryant Park, Ithaca, NY
Engineer: Fred Asa Barnes
Date: August 11, 1911
Dimensions: Measures 16" by 14.25"

Details/Condition: This original piece features a map from "New York City's Foremost Real Estate Auctioneer" of Bryant Park in Ithaca. Red stars indicate lots that were sold at the auction, and handwritten ink prices are labeled, ranging from $175 to $825. The map shows Cascadilla School in the upper left corner and includes the area where Belle Sherman Elementary School is currently located. The map includes names of current owners of properties, including the Bryant Estate, Ridgeway, Hattie, Hollister, Atwater, McAllister, Riley, Middaugh, English, Reidy, and Smith. The map, on a stiff cardboard backing, shows some loss, creasing, tearing and chipping concentrated at the corners and edges. The map shows an interesting history of the East Hill of Ithaca, New York.

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 6295

$10
Title: The Kenotic Theory: Considered with Particular Reference to Its Anglican Forms and Arguments
Author: Rev. Francis J. Hall
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
Printing Year: 1898 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blind stamped blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce theological work. This ex-library volume has the customary attributes. It shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages that show occasional light pencil markings. The book measures approximately 5.5" x 7.75" and contains 247 pages.

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Lot 6296

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles authored by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore:

- We Were Soldiers Once...and Young by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway - Dated 1992 by Random House - This volume, complete with dust jacket, and signed by both authors on the title page, is an account of Ia Drang--"The battle that changed the war in Vietnam."
- We Are Soldiers Still by Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Ret.) and Joseph L. Galloway - Dated 1998 by Harper Collins - This stated first edition is complete with dust and signed by both authors on the title page. This volume recounts the authors' visit back to the Ia Drang Valley.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in like-new condition, with light shelf wear to the jackets.

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Lot 6298

$20
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: Giacomo Lauro
Medium: original engraving
Year: 1618
Dimensions: measures 11.5" by 9"

Details/Condition: This original piece features Roman architecture, with a lengthy accompanying textual passage in Latin. This engraving depicts Ecclesia S. Mariae Maioris, or The Church of St. Mary Major. This plate was excised from the work Antiquae Urbis Splendor, a work featuring many early views of Rome by Giacomo Lauro. Giacomo Lauro (1550–1605), also called Giacomo da Treviso, was an Italian painter, of the late Renaissance, active mainly in his native Venice and Treviso. The work shows light external age/wear, including chipping at edges. (Biography information courtesy of wikipeda.org).

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Lot 6299

$130
Title: The Wonders of the Invisible World. Being an Account of the Tryals of Several Witches Lately Executed in New England, To Which Is Added a Farther Account of the Tryals of the New England Witches
Author: Cotton Mather and Increase Mather
Publisher: John Russell Smith, London
Printing Year: 1862

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of texts on the Salem witch trials by Puritan minister, author and pamphleteer Cotton Mather (1663-1728)) and his father Increase Mather (1639-1723), also a Puritan minister and a major figure in the early history of Massachusetts, who was involved with the trials. The volume shows age, wear and scuffing to covers. Hinges are cracked. There is some yellowing to (uncut) pages. The book measures approximately 4.75" x 7.25" and contains 291 pages.

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Lot 6300

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique French history titles:

- Les Origines De La France Contemporaine by H. Taine - Dated 1902 by Librairie Hachette
- Guide Du Voyageur En France by unknown - Dated c1828 by unknown - This volume is lacking the first seventy pages of text, including the title page. The work features several fold-out maps and engravings.
- Memoirs of the Marchioness De Bonchamps, on La Vendee by Countess De Genlis - Dated 1823 by Charles Knight and Co. - Lacking pages prior to the title page.

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

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