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Lot 8154

$25
Map Title: Stratford Shoal to New York, Long Island Sound
Superintendent: W. W. Duffield
Publisher: United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, Treasury Department
Printing Year: 1878
Dimensions: 42.5" x 31"

Condition/Details: This original antique nautical map from the US government provides a view of the Stratford Shoal to New York, with the Long Island Sound. At the top of the map, it is listed as No. 116, Plate No. 2485. Locations listed on the map include Stratford, Fairfield, Norwalk, Manhasset Neck, Great Neck, Flushing, Brooklyn, New York City, Hoboken, Smithtown Bay and Lloyd Neck, among many other towns, landmarks and more. The map shows some age/wear indications, including toning, spotting and water markings, with two one inch tears at the fold-creases, and a three inch tear on the side. The map includes handwritten notes from the previous owner. This is one of several lots containing antique maps from the United States government, please review the catalog for more details.
 
Lot 8155

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot are from the Bonnie Book series. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8156

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique Bible commentaries by Adam Clarke:

- The New Testament, of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; Containing the Text, Taken from the Most Correct Copies of the Present Authorized Translation, Including the Marginal Readings and Parallel Texts, with a Commentary and Critical Notes by Adam Clarke - Dated 1817 by J. Butterworth & Son - Three-volume set, bound in paper-covered boards and three quarter leather. The volumes show age/wear, with some text blocks separating and some period handwriting.
- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments by Adam Clarke - Dated 1859 by William Tegg and Co. - Six-volume set, bound in brown cloth with half leather and bright gilt embossing and raised spine bands on the spine. The volumes show some age/wear indications, with rubbing to the extremities. The first volume is lacking its title pages.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8157

$110
Title: Catalogue No. 1 Steam Shovels
Author: The Bucyrus Company
Publisher: The Bucyrus Company
Printing Year: 1905

Condition/Details: Bound in gray cloth-covered boards with white embossing across the front board, this antique volume is a scarce catalogue featuring steam shovels. From the Bucyrus Company, which designed and built steam shovels, this volume features numerous photographs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 11" x 7 3/4" and contains 29 pages.
 
Lot 8158

$200
Title: Helter Skelter: The True Story of The Manson Murders
Author: Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry
Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company, Inc.
Printing Year: 1974

Condition/Details: Bound half cloth with blue paper-covered boards, this stated first edition is complete with dust jacket and is signed by Vincent Bugliosi. Bugliosi has signed the title page: "With my best personal wishes always, Vincent Bugliosi." The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The edges of the text block show age-tone spotting. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 502 pages.
 
Lot 8159

$140
Title: Animation: The Art of Friz Freleng
Author: Friz Freleng, with David Weber
Publisher: Donovan Publishing
Printing Year: 1994

Condition/Details: Bound in white cloth-covered boards with quarter leather to the spine featuring an illustrated front board, this limited edition is signed by Friz Freleng. This two-volume set features: a book with 239 pages filled with photos and drawings on Friz Freleng, his early life, his studio life, the war years, and more; a 32 page softcover booklet titled Backstage with Friz and Co. with additional information on how a cartoon is made; a VHS cassette tape titled Frame by Frame; and an audio cassette titled Words and Music. The larger book is signed on the hologram page by Friz Freleng, and is numbered 3,723 of 4,000 copies. This set also includes a numbered registration card and certificate of authenticity matching the limited edition number (3723/4000).

Isadore "Friz" Freleng (August 21, 1905 – May 26, 1995) was an animator, cartoonist, director, and producer best known for his work on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons from Warner Bros. He introduced and/or developed several of the studio's biggest stars, including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the cat, Yosemite Sam (to whom he was said to bear more than a passing resemblance) and Speedy Gonzales. The senior director at Warners' Termite Terrace studio, Freleng directed more cartoons than any other director in the studio (a total of 266), and is also the most honored of the Warner directors, having won four Academy Awards. After Warners shut down the animation studio in 1963, Freleng and business partner David DePatie founded DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, which produced cartoons (notably The Pink Panther Show), feature film title sequences, and Saturday morning cartoons through the early 1980s. The nickname "Friz" came from how "frizzly" his hair was at one time. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

The entire set measures approximately 11 1/4" x 10" in the decorative slipcase. This item is in like-new condition.
 
Lot 8160

$30
This lot includes the group of antique, original engravings from the 17th century and later shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot features pieces portraying the city of Dresden, the Bridge of Rialto, landscapes, deer, ships, castles and more. These engravings have been adhered to more modern paper, with holes for a three-ring binder. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8161

$70
This lot includes the group of vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes in this lot are complete with dust jackets that depict brightly-colored illustrations. Some titles include Cranbrook Boasts a Ghost, Duffy and the Devil, The Witch in the Cherry Tree and Mystery of the Musical Umbrella, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8162

$25
This lot includes the group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot are from the Best in Children's Books series published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc. All of the volumes in this lot are complete with dust jackets. The jackets feature brightly-colored illustrations. The volumes also feature color illustrations throughout. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8163

$70
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and modern books on the Civil War shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8164

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage automotive books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8165

$60
This lot includes the group of antique decorative books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes titles on country life in France, German grammar, the conquest of Peru, travels through France, and two limited edition volumes, including: The Legend of Saint Julian, Hospitaler and Sebastian Van Storck. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8166

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8167

$120
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot detail the history of towns located in Massachusetts. The cities in this lot include: Springfield, North Andover, Bourne, Norfolk and Brewster. The books feature a variety of detailed statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: County of Norfolk: The Court House Investigation, Comments of the County Commissioners; Historical Sketch of The Norfolk Conference of Unitarian and Other Christian Churches; Cape Cod Ship Canal Company: The Position of the Town of Bourne; Mortuary Record from the Gravestones in the Old Burial Ground in Brewster, Mass.; A Brief History, the Declaration of Faith, Covenant, and By-Laws, of The First Baptist Church, in Springfield, Mass.; and Manual of the Unitarian Congregational Church of North Andover, Mass.; among others. Many of the volumes in this lot pertain to specific churches in these towns.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These volumes come from the library of a historical society, and may bear corresponding indications including spine labeling and internal stamping/labeling.
 
Lot 8168

$30
This auction lot includes the following pair of titles with illustrations by Lynd Ward:

- The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde - Dated 1928 by The Vanguard Press - This piece features gorgeous mezzotints by Lynd Ward. This volume shows some wear, with the spine cover separating from the spine and portions lacking at the bottom and top. The boards show some moisture markings and rubbing. Contains period news articles on Oscar Wilde loose inside of the front board and handwritten inscriptions from previous owners.
- More Than On Steel - Dated c1938 by Modern Age Book Service - This original piece in pictorial paper wrappers, features beautiful illustrations in brown, black and white by Lynd Ward. The piece shows some wear, with pencil underlining Ward's name on the front wrapper, and small portions of the front wrapper lacking from two corners. There is tape on the inside of the front wrapper along tears.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8169

$110
This lot includes the group of Roycrofter ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material comes from the estate of John G. MacNaughton, who was married to the daughter (Ruth Beebe MacNaughton) of Charles Thomas Beebe. Mr. Beebe worked for the Roycroft Shop in East Aurora, New York, from approximately 1905 to circa 1928. Among other possible duties at the famous shops, Mr. Beebe designed some of the unique trademark stampings for book bindings and probably worked as a bookbinder and finisher as well.

Many of the items in the collection are one of a kind designs, from doodles to drafts to blind stamped proofs. There are also a number of stamped book covers and rubbings of book covers as examples of what is presumed to be Mr. Beebe’s work. Many items are signed and/or dated, giving a comprehensive overview of his prominent career as a Roycrofter.

Information derived from the collection suggests that Charles T. Beebe lived on Grove Street in East Aurora, throughout his employment for Elbert Hubbard, author and founder of the Roycroft Shops.

Elbert Hubbard founded the Roycroft community in 1895 in the village of East Aurora, Erie County, New York, near Buffalo. The work and philosophy of the group, often referred to as the Roycroft movement, had a strong influence on the development of American architecture and design in the early 20th century. Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an eccentric American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. He was an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement who produced not only fine books but furniture in this aesthetic, and was a prolific writer himself; he is perhaps most famous for his essay A Message to Garcia.

This lot includes a group of volumes written by Elbert Hubbard. These volumes are signature sewn, and have never been bound. Some titles include: Olympians, The Man of Sorrows, The Legacy, Modern Business and An American Bible, among others. These volumes feature tipped-in photographs and illustrations. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8170

$40
This lot includes the group of vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are hardcovers that feature brightly-colored illustrations. These volumes feature many illustrations throughout, most of which are in color. Some of the covers depict illustrations of children, animals, automobiles and nature. These books are from a number of decades, including: the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8171

$40
This lot includes the group of vintage and modern children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes in this lot are complete with dust jackets that feature illustrations, some of which are in color. The volumes feature many illustrations depicting animals, children, and a variety of other subjects. Some titles include: Penny and the White Horse, The Night It Rained Toys and Best Friends for Frances, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8172

$20
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). The authors in this lot include Ellen Gilchrist, Julia Glass, Herbert Gold, Diane Glancy, Joseph Girzone, and Diana Gabaldon. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8173

$100
Title: The Naval Annual
Author: Various Authors
Publisher: J. Griffin and Co.
Printing Year: 1899-1921
Number of Volumes: 17 Volumes

Notes: Bound in blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering to the spines, these antique volumes contain a wide variety of charts, maps (some of which fold out), photographs, tables, etc., relating to the world's naval history. This lot features volumes for the years 1899 to 1913, and also the years 1919 to 1921. The volumes show external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The volumes vary in condition with some of the following present in some volumes: sunning of the spine, torn spine covers and rubbing to the edges of the boards. Overall, the books are in very good condition. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 10".
 
Lot 8174

$70
Title: Nimrod's Hunting Tours, Interspersed with Characteristic Anecdotes, Sayings and Doings of Sporting Men
Author: Nimrod (Charles Apperly)
Publisher: Carey, Lea, and Blanchard
Printing Year: 1836 Number of Volumes: Complete two-volume set

Notes: Bound in bluish-green cloth-covered boards with paper labels to the spines, this antique set features stories and letters from Nimrod (pseudonym of Charles Apperly) about hunting, including "...notices of the principal Crack Riders of England, with analytical contents and general index of names." The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 4 1/2" x 7 3/4".
 
Lot 8175

$50
This shelf lot includes the group of antique, vintage and modern children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). All of the volumes in this lot are Christmas themed. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8176

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Teacher and the Parent; A Treatise Upon Common-School Education by Charles Northend, A.M. - Dated 1855 by A. S. Barnes and Company - This volume displays rubbing to the edges and corners of its boards. The spine cover has started to separate from the front board.
- Little Bo by Vera Neville - Dated 1940 by Thomas Nelson and Sons - This volume features illustrations by Vera Neville throughout.
- Jim, Jock and Jumbo by Nils Bohman - Dated 1946 by E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. - This volume features illustrations by Einar Norelius.
- Sing for America by Opal Wheeler - Dated 1944 by E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. - This stated first edition features illustrations and pieces of music.
- The Story of California by May McNeer - Dated 1944 by Harper and Brothers - This stated first edition features lithographs by C. H. DeWitt. The volume bears an inscription from a previous owner on the title page.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8177

$20
This lot includes the group of signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). All of the volumes in this lot have been signed by their respective author. Authors represented in this lot include David Daniel, Miles Corwin, Daniel Golden, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Jack Fuller and Harlan Coben. Some of the volumes in this lot are first editions, and all volumes are complete with dust jackets. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8178

$70
This lot includes the group of books on the American Civil War and slavery shown in the corresponding image(s). Some of the titles include: a first edition of The Civil War: A Narrative, Red River to Appomattox; Lay My Burden Down; a signed copy of The Last Citadel; Slavery Unmasked; and Domestic Slavery Considered as a Scriptural Institution; among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8179

$30
This lot features bound early magazine compilations. 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 compilations featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: Harper's Magazine
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: 1850 through 1882
Issue Number Range: Volumes 2, 26, 31, 35-36, 38-39, 41-49, 53-55, 61 and 64

Title: The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: 1882-1883
Issue Number Range: Volumes 3 and 4

Notes: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. These compilations appear in a variety of bindings, most of which display bright gilt embossing and raised bands along their spines. Some of the volumes have tape along their spines.
 
Lot 8180

$25
This lot includes the group of books authored by Robert Parker and Lawrence Block shown in the corresponding image(s). All of these volumes bear original signatures of their respective authors. The lot includes some first editions. All volumes are complete with dust jackets. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8181

$60
Title: John L. Stoddard's Lectures
Author: John L. Stoddard
Publisher: Geo. L. Shuman and Company
Printing Year: 1918
Number of Volumes: Complete 15 volume set (Ten plus five supplemental volumes)

Notes: Bound in full black morocco stiff boards, with bright gilt embossing on all boards and spines, and with full gilt to the text block edges, this antique set is a scarce collection featuring a wealth of information on a number of countries. Topics include history, architecture, geography, sociology, mores and agriculture. The work features numerous illustrations derived from the immense number of photographs taken by Stoddard. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9".
 
Lot 8182

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Prairie Guns by Ernest Haycox - Dated 1949 by Little, Brown and Company - This stated first edition features a brightly-colored dust jacket. This volume is a former library copy and bears corresponding markings.
- Outlaws Three by Peter Field - Dated 1943 by The World Publishing Company - This volume features a brightly-colored dust jacket that shows some wear with evidence of rubbing, minor tears, and with some small pieces no longer present.
- The Lone Ranger and Tonto by Fran Striker - Dated 1940 by Grosset and Dunlap
- The Stolen Stallion by Max Brand - Dated 1933 by Grosset and Dunlap - This volume features a brightly-colored dust jacket that displays minor wear with evidence of rubbing to its edges.
- The Code of Bar-Q Ranch by M. C. Jackson - Dated 1946 by The Wartburg Press - This volume is complete with a brightly-colored, illustrated dust jacket that displays minor wear.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8183

$25
This shelf lot includes the group of vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot are from the Rand McNally Elf Book series. Some titles include: Mr. Bear's House, Our World of Color and Sound, The Farmer in the Dell, The Seven Wonderful Cats, and Old Mother Hubbard. This volumes feature brightly colored hardcovers. There are duplicate copies of multiple titles within this lot. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8184

$80
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's books in cloth and linen wrappers shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes come from a variety of publishers, including Platt & Munk, Hampton, Golden and McLoughlin. Included are several of "Dean's Rag Books" and "Peggy's Cloth Books." To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8185

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of antique American history titles:

- A Souvenir of the American Capital , Picturesque Washington: Pen and Pencil Sketches by Joseph West Moore - Dated 1884 by J. A. & R. A. Reid - This volume is decoratively bound, with marbled boards, three quarter leather and gilt embossing. The front board of this volume is detached.
- Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations of Indians in 1779 with Records of Centennial Celebrations by Frederick Cook - Dated 1887 by Knapp, Peck & Thomson - Includes five original maps in the pocket inside of the front board, with two holes in one of the map. First signature of pages is detached.
- The Oneidas by J. K. Bloomfeld - Dated 1909 by James Stewart
- Life and Services of Gernal Winfield Scott by Edward D. Mansfield - Dated 1852 by A. S. Barnes & Co.
- Following the Guidon by Elizabeth B. Custer - Dated 1890 by Harper & Brothers
- Lives of the Presidents by unknown - This volume is lacking its title page. According to the table of contents, it contains biographies on the presidents, from Washington to Jackson, as well as biographies on the signers and the early history of America. The volume shows external wear, with rubbing to the extremities.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8186

$80
Title: The White House Gallery of Official Portraits of the Presidents
Publisher: Bureau of National Literature and Art
Printing Year: 1901

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather and green cloth with leather medallion of the presidential seal pasted onto front cover, this antique folio presents the official portraits of the presidents as they hung in the White House, from Washington to McKinley. Opposite each illustration is a historical review of the life and administration of the President, written by a leading American. The unique feature of this edition is the color impression sketches, illustrating the historic associations in the life and administration of each president, which are on the pages with the essays. This is a limited edition, with each copy being numbered and registered (the copy number for this volume is 572). The front and rear boards of this volume are detached and there is age/wear to the exterior. The text block is solidly bound with age-toned, water marked pages. This unpaginated volume measures approximately 16.5" x 20.5".
 
Lot 8187

$45
This very large shelf lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). This books in this lot are all Christian-themed children's volumes. There are duplicate copies of multiple titles within this lot. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8188

$30
This lot includes the group of vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are hardcovers complete with dust jackets that feature brightly-colored illustrations. These volumes feature many illustrations, most of which are in color. Themes covered by the books in this lot include: Mexico, animals, nature and dragons, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8189

$10
Title: History of Julius Cæsar
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: Harper and Brothers
Printing Year: 1865
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in green cloth-covered boards, with embossed Cæsar busts on all boards, and with bright gilt embossing to the spines, this antique decorative set is a thorough history of the Roman military and political leader. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait in volume one. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. A previous owner's name is written on each title page. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 10".
 
Lot 8190

$55
This lot includes the group of books from universities in New York state shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes A Book of Views, published by Cornell University in 1925. This volume features numerous illustrations and photographs of scenes around Ithaca and the campus of Cornell University. The photographs are by John P. Troy. Also included in this lot are two programs from the 1921 commencement week at Cornell University, and a copy of Bulletin of Syracuse University: Book of Views from May 1916, which features photographs from around campus. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8191

$120
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in this lot detail the history of towns located in Massachusetts. The cities in this lot include: Easton, East Haverhill, Malden and Edgartown. The books feature a variety of detailed statistics and historical information, along with illustrations, tables and charts. Some titles/subjects include: Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Malden; History of Easton, Massachusetts; and Library of Cape Cod History and Genealogy: Early Settlers of Eastham; among others. Many of the volumes in this lot pertain to specific churches in these towns.

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