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Lot 2378

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Historic Houses of Early America by Elise Lathrop - Dated 1927 by Tudor Publishing Co.
- The Homes of Our Ancestors by Halsey & Tower - Dated 1929 by Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. - frontispiece detached
- Historic Homes of New England by Mary H. Northend - Dated 1914 by Little, Brown, and Company - soiled covers
- Old Houses of New England by Knowlton Mixer - Dated 1927 by Macmillan Company
- Historic Buildings of America as Seen and Described by Famous Writers by Esther Singleton - Dated 1907 by Dodd, Mead & Company - decorative binding
- The History of a House (Built by Squire Bagley, in Amesbury, Massachusetts): Its Founder, Family and Guests by Mary Beecher Longyear - Dated 1947 by Longyear Foundation (Brookline, Massachusetts) - Second Edition, Revised

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 2379

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Cyclopaedia of Methodism by Matthew Simpson - Dated 1878 by Everts & Stewart - leather-bound volume
- Christianity and the New Age by George Preston Mains - Dated 1914 by Methodist Book Concern
- The Revised Compendium of Methodism by Rev. James Porter - Dated 1875 by Nelson & Phillips
- The Centenary of Methodism by Abel Stevens - Dated 1866 by Carlton & Porter
- The Evolution of Episcopacy and Organic Methodism by Rev. Thomas B. Neely - Dated 1888 by Phillips & Hunt
- Circuit-Rider Days along the Ohio by William Warren Sweet - Dated 1923 by Methodist Book Concern

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2380

$30
Title: The Christian Quaker, and His Divine Testimony Stated and Vindicated. To Which Are Prefixed the Following Treatises by the Same Writers, viz. The Light and Life of Christ Within; The Sandy Foundation Shaken; and Innocency with Her Open Face
Authors: William Penn & George Whitehead
Publisher: Joseph Rakestraw (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1824

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce collection of theological texts authored by founding figures of the Quaker movement William Penn (1644 - 1718) and George Whitehead (1636 1723). The volume shows external age/wear, with rear board detaching and cracking along front gutter. Age-toned pages. Faint library markings appear at the bottom of spine cover. Library bookplate appears on front endpaper. No other library markings appear visible. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" and contains 555 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2381

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on U.S. western frontier history:

- Headwaters of the Mississippi by Willard Glazier - Dated 1893 by Rand, McNally & Company (Chicago)
- La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West by Francis Parkman - Dated 1898 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston)
- Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean by Albert D. Richardson - Dated 1867 by American Publishing Company (Hartford) - decorative gilt binding.
- Western River Transportation: The Era of Early Internal Development, 1810-1860 by Erik F. Haites et al. - Dated 1975 by The Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore) - decorative gilt binding.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2382

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The History of a Village: Ridgewood, New Jersey by History Committee of the Village of Ridgewood State Tercentenary Committee - Dated 1964 by Village of Ridgewood - lightly soiled dustjacket
- Historic Roadsides in New Jersey - Dated 1928 by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey
- The Ark and the Dove: The Beginning of Civil and Religious Liberties in America by J. Moss Ives - Dated 1936 by Longmans, Green and Co. - dustjacket
- New Jersey from the Discovery of Scheyichbi to Recent Times by Frank R. Stockton - Dated 1896 by D. Appleton and Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 2384

$55
Title: Life of George Washington
Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: G. P. Putnam & Co.
Printing Year: 1856
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in full leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce edition of this classic biography. The work is illustrated with double frontispieces with tissue guard, as well as numerous tissue-guarded plates and maps. The volumes show external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages with gilt edges. The books measure approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 2385

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on world history shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 2386

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Journal of Latrobe by Benjamin Henry Latrobe - Dated 1905 by D. Appleton and Company
- Fabulous New Orleans by Lyle Saxon - Dated 1928 by Century Co. - First Printing
- New Orleans City Guide by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the City of New Orleans - Dated 1938 by Houghton Mifflin Company - dustjacket
- Grace King of New Orleans: A Selection of Her Writings by Robert Bush - Dated 1973 by Louisiana State University Press - dustjacket
- New Orleans: The Place and the People by Grace King - Dated 1899 by Macmillan Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2388

$60
Title: Primitive Christianity Revived By William Penn. Also, Selected Essays on Religious Subjects from the Writings of Isaac Penington
Authors: William Penn & Isaac Penington
Publisher: Joseph Ckukshank (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1783

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather, this antique volume is a scarce collection of Quaker writings by two influential promoters and defenders of the movement. The volume show external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 3/4" and contains 66 /98 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2389

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of antique French literary titles:

- Sylvie: souvenirs du valois translated by Lucie Page - Dated 1896 by Thomas B. Mosher (Portland) - folding flaps on front and rear boards.
- Beaumarchais and His Times by Louis de Lomenie - Dated 1856 by Addey and Co. (London) - complete four volume set in decorative gilt binding.
- The Crimes of Urbain Grandier and Others by Alexandre Dumas - Dated 1907 by Methuen & Co. (London) - decorative gilt binding.
- The History of Vanillo Gonzales by Alain Rene la Sage - Dated 1881 by J.C. Nimmo and Bain (London) - translated from French.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2390

$45
Title: Among the Scotch-Irish; and a Tour in Seven Countries, in Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, France, Switzerland, and Italy; with a History of the Dinsmoor Family
Author: Leonard Allison Morrison
Publisher: Damrell & Upham (Boston)
Printing Year: 1891

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth, this antique volume is a scarce travel book intended primarily for an audience "of Scotch blood, the Scotch-Irish, whom I so much admire. ... It was written to recount my observations while among them - to give valuable facts in relation to them and their history" (from author's introduction). Appendixed to this work is a genealogy of the Dinsmoor-Dinsmore family. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece photographic portrait of the author. The volume shows external age/wear, with extensive water markings to spine and chipping to the same. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages that show light pencil markings. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" and contains 178 /48 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2391

$10
This shelf lot includes the group of antique, vintage and modern estate books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 2392

$20
Title: The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends
Editors: William & Thomas Evans
Publisher: Joseph Rakestraw (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1840 Volume IV

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather, this antique volume is a scarce collection of Quaker texts, including memoirs and biographies of prominent members of this religious community. The volume shows external age/wear, with chipping to spine and edges of covers. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages that show foxing. Pages 155 - 158 show tearing with loss of text (from "The Life of Charles Marshall"). The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" and contains 480 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2393

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

- Ladies' Companion - Dated 1838-39 - Magazine compilation containing fashion plates
- Godey's Lady's Book - Dated January 1858 - November 1858 - magazine compilation containing fashion plates, volume is nearly disbound
- The Book of Costume; or, Annals of Fashion, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by "A Lady of Rank" - Dated 1846 by Henry Colburn, Publisher (London)
- Costume in England: A History of Dress to the End of the Eighteenth Century by Fairholt & Dillon - Dated 1896 by George Bell and Sons (London) - 2 volumes

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2394

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

- Batchelder, Batcheller Genealogy by Frederick Clifton Pierce - Dated 1898 by W. B. Conkey Company (Chicago) - Hinges cracked, spine taped
- Prominent Families in America with British Ancestry - Dated 1971 by London House & Maxwell (London)
- The English in America: Virginia, Maryland and the Carolinas by J. A. Doyle - Dated 1882 by Longmans, Green, and Co. (London) - frontispiece fold-out map intact
- A List of Emigrants from England to America, 1682 - 1692 by Michael Ghirelli - Dated 1968 by Magna Carta Book Company (Baltimore, Maryland)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2396

$40
Title: Out of the West: A Novel
Author: Elizabeth Higgins
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Printing Year: 1902 Author-Signed First Edition with Laid-In Letter

Condition/Details: Bound in gray cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this novel. In the words of the review that appeared in the New York Times: "Upon one side, 'Out of the West' is a political story; upon another, a love story, and upon a third, a study of the effect of environment upon heredity. The origin, rights, and sufferings of the Populist Party and the marriage of the New York man, Frank Field, to Edith Hull, 'the Colorado Joan of Arc,' are the means through which the psychological problem is worked out."

The author's signature appears on front flyleaf. Letter is addressed to a Col. Gunter. The volume shows external age/wear, with mild soiling to front cover. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 316 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2397

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on science and philosophy:

- Micro-Cosmographie by John Earle - Dated 1895 by Westminster - decorative gilt binding. Front board separating from spine.
- The Anatomy of Science by Gilbert N. Lewis - Dated 1926 by Yale University Press (New Haven)
- The Periodical Essayists of the Eighteenth Century by George S. Marr - Dated 1924 by D. Appleton and Company - decorative gilt binding. Slight wear to top and bottom of spine.
- Das wahre buch vom sudlichen Blutenland (nan hua Dschen ging) by Dschuang Dsi - Dated 1923 by Eugen Diederichs (Jena) - half-leather binding.
- Islamic Philosophy Translation Series: The Metaphysics of Tusi edited by Parviz Morewedge et al. - Dated 1992 by The Society for the Study of Islamic Philosophy and Science - decorative gilt binding.
- The Historical, Philosophical and Religious Aspects of John Inglesant by Meijer Polak - Dated 1933 by J. Muusses - wrappers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 2398

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Story of the Hall of Fame by Louis Albert Banks - Dated 1902 by Christian Herald
- The Story of a Fight: From Concord Bridge to a Field at Yorktown by Hugh Lloyd - Dated 1907 by McLoughlin Brothers - front hinge cracked, frontispiece detached
- The Mountain Hero and His Associates by Henry W. De Puy - Dated 1855 by Dayton & Wentworth (Boston)
- The Dramatic Story of Old Glory by Samuel Abbott - Dated 1919 by Boni and Liveright

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 2400

$40
Title: Domestic Recreation, or Dialogues Illustrative of Natural and Scientific Subjects
Author: Priscilla Wakefield
Publisher: Jacob Johnson (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1805

Condition/Details: Bound in quarter leather, this antique volume is a scarce work on science intended for girls. This introduction takes the form of juvenile dialogues on Natural History between a female teacher and two girls. The work is illustrated with five plates containing drawings of various species, with some presented as they would appear under a microscope. The volume shows significant external age/wear. Front hinge is cracked. Age-toned pages show foxing. Pages 95-96 are loose. The book measures approximately 4" x 6" and contains 192 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2402

$35
Title: The Life and Times of John Kelly, Tribune of the People
Author: J. Fairfax McLaughlin
Publisher: American News Company
Printing Year: 1885 Author-Inscribed First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce biography of John Kelly (1822 1886) of New York City. Kelly, known as "Honest John," was a boss of Tammany Hall and a U.S. Representative from New York from 1855 to 1858.

The author's inscription appears on front flyleaf and reads "Mrs. Blacke (illegible name) / compliments of the author / Sept. 20 89." The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded plates in artotype. The volume shows external age/wear. Hinges are cracked. Mildly age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 309 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2403

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

- Rambles in Colonial Byways by Rufus Rockwell Wilson - Dated 1901 by J.B. Lippincott Company (Philadelphia) - two volume set in decorative gilt binding.
- The Conquest of New France by George M. Wrong - Dated 1918 by Yale University Press (New Haven) - decorative gilt binding. Front endpapers and frontispiece separated from spine.
- The Story of the Walloons by William Elliot Griffis - Dated 1923 by Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston)
- Some Colonial Homesteads and Their Stories by Marion Harland - Dated 1905 by G.P. Putnam's Sons - decorative gilt binding.
- More Colonial Homesteads and Their Stories by Marion Harland - Dated 1899 by G.P. Putnam's Sons - decorative gilt binding.
- New Harlem: Past and Present by William Pennington Toler & Harmon de Pau Nutting - Dated 1903 by New Harlem Publishing Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2404

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Arte Popular de Guanajuato by Victor Manuel Villegas - Dated 1964 by Banco Nacional de Fomento Cooperativo (Mexico City) - two volumes in wrappers in fold-out case
- Violin Fingering: Its Theory and Practice by Carl Flesch - Dated 1968 by Barrie and Rockliff (London) - dustjacket
- The Interpretation of Bach's Keyboard Works by Erwin Bodky - Dated 1960 by Harvard University Press - dustjacket
- Essays on Opera by Egon Wellesz - Dated 1950 by Dennis Dobson Ltd (London) - dustjacket
- English Society of the Eighteenth Century in Contemporary Art by Randall Davies - Dated 1907 by Seeley and Co. Limited (London)
- Dante Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite Movement by Esther Wood - Dated 1893 by Sampson Low, Marston and Company (London)
- From Gothic Revival to Functional Form: A Study in Victorian Theories of Design by Alf Boe - Dated 1957 by Oslo University Press - ex-library, dustjacket

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2405

$16
This shelf lot includes the group of antique books on U.S. history shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 2406

$70
Title: A History of the Colonies Planted by the English on the Continent of North America, from Their Settlement, to the Commencement of that War Which Terminated in Their Independence
Author: John Marshall
Publisher: Abraham Small (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1824

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spine labels, this antique volume is a scarce early history of the thirteen colonies that became the United States. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with marbled endpapers and age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 9" and contains 486 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2407

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and modern titles on American Genealogy:

- The Douglas Register edited by W. Mac. Jones - Dated 1928 by J.W. Fergusson & Sons (Richmond) - gilt embossing.
- John and Margaret Purtle Cammack: Their Descendants and Connecting Lines by Cecil C. Cammack - Dated 1983 by the author - wrappers. Three copies present, limited edition numbers 153, 156, 157.
- Baptism and Marriage Records of the Reformed Churches of Ghent, West Ghent, Mount Pleasant, and Stuyvesant Falls, 1775-1899 by Arthur C.M. Kelly - Dated 1972 by the author (Rhinebeck)
- List of Persons and Property Assessed for Taxation in Ashley County, Arkansas for 1867 - Dated no date provided by uncredited publisher - large-format oblong volume.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2408

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

Titles: Popular Science, Popular Mechanics
Issue Date Range: 1942 - 1948
Number of Issues: 34

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $27.50
Lot 2409

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

- Indoor Games and Recreations: A Popular Encyclopaedia for Boys by G. A. Hutchinson - Dated 1891 by Religious Tract Society
- What Shall We Do To-Night? or, Social Amusements for Evening Parties by Leger D. Mayne - Dated 1873 by Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers
- The Boy's Own Book; or, Indoor Sports and Choice Parlor Games / The Secrets of Ventriloquism by Prof. Blitz - No date provided by Hurst & Co., Publishers
- The Randolphs by Pansy - Dated 1876 by D. Lothrop & Co. (Boston) - Hinges are cracked
- Old Lady Mary: A Story of the Seen and the Unseen - Dated 1884 by Roberts Brothers (Boston)
- Home Duties; or, How To Cultivate Sisterly Affection - Dated 1852 by American Sunday-School Union (Philadelphia)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 2410

$35
Title: The Milbourne Christopher Library - II: Magic, Mind Reading, Psychic Research, Spiritualism and the Occult, 1901 - 1996
Authors: Maurine Brooks Christopher & George P. Hansen
Publisher: Mike Caveney's Magic Words (Pasadena, California)
Printing Year: 1998 Author-Signed Card Laid In

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering, this book is a scarce second volume of the catalogue of the personal library of Milbourne Christopher (1914 - 1984), one of America's foremost illusionists. He wrote more than twenty books, was national president of the Society of American Magicians (SAM), and was an honorary vice-president to the London Magic Circle.

Milbourne Christopher was also chairman of SAM's Occult Investigating Committee and was one of the original members of CSICOP. His collection of magic memorabilia contained prints, paintings, photographs, posters, playbills and drawings of the greatest conjurors in history, and was the largest in private hands. Many of these items appeared in his book "The Illustrated History of Magic." Friends recall that he was warm and willing to counsel and share his knowledge with new magicians. (Background information courtesy of Wikipedia.)

Card reading "With Compliments from" and signed by both authors is laid in. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and many photographs. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. Intact dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" and contains 339 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2411

$55
This shelf lot includes the group of "Cream of Wheat" advertisements shown in the corresponding image. These color illustrations are from antique magazines and often feature the iconic black chef produced by Emery Mapes. They are well preserved and show quite brightly. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 2412

$90
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Time: The Weekly Newsmagazine
Issue Dates: 1936 - 1944
Number of Issues: 45

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $27.50
Lot 2413

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah by Alfred Edersheim - No date provided by Anson D. F. Randolph and Company - Two volumes
- The Great Prophecies of the Centuries concerning Israel and the Gentiles by G. H. Pember - No date provided by Fleming H. Revell Company - fold-out frontispiece chart is intact
- The Pillar of Fire; or, Israel in Bondage by Rev. J. H. Ingraham - Dated 1859 by Pudney & Russell, Publishers
- An Epitome of General Ecclesiastical History by Rev. John Marsh - Dated 1848 by J. Tilden and Co. - numerous fold-out maps and plates
- An Epitome of General Ecclesiastical History by Rev. John Marsh - Dated 1828 by uncredited publisher - numerous fold-out maps and plates

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2414

$425
Title: The Human Figure in Motion: An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Muscular Actions
Author: Eadweard Muybridge
Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Ld. (London)
Printing Year: 1901

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with gilt lettering, this antique oblong volume is a scarce pioneering photographic investigation into the movement of human beings. Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830 1904) was an English photographer, known primarily for his important pioneering work, with use of multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the celluloid film strip that is still used today. The work is profusely illustrated with many photographic plates and drawings. The volume is disbound. Front flyleaf and preliminary pages are also detached. Binding is shaken. Text block is intact with unmarked pages that are bright and clean. The book measures approximately 12 1/2" x 10" and contains 280 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Please note that another title by this author is being offered in this auction. See lot 420. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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