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Lot 2035

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

- A Book of Quaker Saints by L. V. Hodgkin - Dated 1922 by Macmillan and Co., Limited (London) - Illustrated by F. Cayley-Robinson
- A Popular Life of George Fox by Josiah Marsh - No date provided by Henry Longstreth (Philadelphia)
- The Discipline of the Society of Friends of Indiana Yearly Meeting - Dated 1839 by A. Pugh (Cincinnati) - leather-bound volume with cracking along gutters
- The Principles of Religion, as Professed by the Society of Christians, Usually Called Quakers by Henry Tuke - Dated 1805 by Kimber, Conrad and Co. (Philadelphia) - leather-bound volume with cracking along gutters
- An Account of the Convincement and Call to the Ministry of Margaret Lucas, Late of Leek, in Staffordshire - Dated 1803 by Henry and John F. Hull - leather-bound volume
- A Brave Little Quakeress and Other Stories by E. P. Roe - Dated 1892 by A. D. Porter Co. Publishers - cracked hinges

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: $7.50
Lot 2036

$150
Title: Memoir Relating to the Highlands; with Anecdotes of Rob Roy, and His Family
Author: Kenneth Macleay
Publisher: M. Carey and Son (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1818 First US Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in paper-covered boards with black lettering, this antique volume is a scarce first edition of this history of Scotland and scarce early account of Robert Roy MacGregor, (1671 1734), usually known simply as Rob Roy or alternately Red MacGregor. Rob Roy was a famous Scottish folk hero and outlaw of the early 18th century, who is sometimes known as the Scottish Robin Hood. Rob Roy is anglicised from the Scottish Gaelic Raibeart Ruadh, or Red Robert. This is because Rob Roy had red hair, though it darkened to auburn in later life.

Though published anonymously, the author of this memoir was Kenneth Macleay the elder, a Glasgow antiquary and physician; his son of the same name later became famous as a painter of miniatures. Sir Walter Scott's novel "Rob Roy" had just come out the year earlier. This first American edition was published the same year as the Edinburgh one (titled "Historical Memoirs of Rob Roy and the Clan McGregor").

The volume shows external age/wear. The binding is split between pages 12 and 13. Age-toned pages are unmarked. Text is complete and readable. The book measures approximately 4" x 6" and contains 152 pages (including four pages of appendix). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2038

$80
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Homes of American Statesmen with Anecdotical, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches - Dated 1860 by Alfred W. Upham - front board detached
- Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office - Dated 1853 by United States Senate - foxing throughout
- Life and Liberty in America by Charles Mackay - Dated 1859 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers
- Ancient American in Notes on American Archaeology by John D. Baldwin - Dated 1871 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers
- The Traveller's Guide through the Middle and Northern States, and the Provinces of Canada by G. M. Davison - Dated 1837 by G. M. Davison (Saratoga Springs, New York) - Interior shows (largely marginal) water markings and rippling

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 2039

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage tales and myths:

- The Epic of the Beast by William Rose - no date provided by George Routledge & Sons Ltd. (London) - dustjacket.
- Il Novellino: The Hundred Old Tales translated by Edward Storer - no date provided by George Routledge & Sons Ltd. (London)
- Menaphon / A Margarite of America by Robert Greene / Thomas Lodge - Dated 1927 by Basil Blackwell (Oxford)
- Myths and Folk-Tales of the Russians, Western Slavs, and Magyars by Jeremiah Curtin - Dated 1903 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston) - decorative gilt binding, wear to spine.
- Scottish Fantasy Literature: A Critical Survey by Colin Manlove - Dated 1994 by Canongate Academic (Edinburgh) - well-preserved 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: $9.50
Lot 2040

$1100
Title: The Lesser Writings of Samuel Hahnemann
Editor/Translator: R. E. Dudgeon
Publisher: William Radde
Printing Year: 1852

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of the works of Samuel Hahnemann (1755 - 1843), the German physician who created homeopathy. This edition contains a selection of Hahnemann's writings between 1789 to 1843, including "Instruction for Surgeons respecting Venereal Diseases" (1789), "Friends of Health, Parts I & II" (1792/1795), "Description of Klockenbring during His Insanity" (1796), "Medical Historical Desertation (sic) on the Helleborism of the Ancients" (1812), "On the Preparation and Dispensing of Medicines by Homeopathic Physicians Themselves" (1820-1825), and "Cases illustrative of Homoeopathic Practice" (1833). The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and one in-text illustration. The volume shows external age/wear, with tear to spine from top of back gutter. The book is solidly bound with bright pages that show occasional foxing. Marginal staining appears at front and end of volume. The book measures approximately 6" x 9 1/2" and contains 784 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2041

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of books authored by Morris Young shown in the corresponding image. Among the titles included in this collection are 1994 limited edition reissues of "Presto Prestige" (3 copies), a softcover first printing of "Houdini's Fabulous Magic," and a Dover edition of "Houdini on Magic" (the last two titles were co-authored with Walter B. Gibson). Also, a first edition of "Bibliography of Memory" (1961) and softcover and hardcover editions of "How To Read Faster and Remember More." Included as well are 9 copies (both softcover and hardcover) of "Radio Music Live, 1920 - 1950: A Pictorial Gamut" (1999, co-authored with John C. Stoltzfus). "The Complete Guide to Science-Fair Competition" (also written with Stoltzfus) is also present in its original dustjacket. A copy of "Indices to Magicol," compiled by Young, is also among the titles in this lot.

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: $25.50
Lot 2042

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles by George W. Cable:

- The Grandissimes - Dated 1880 by Charles Scribner's Sons - decorative binding
- Dr. Sevier - Dated 1885 by James R. Osgood and Company (Boston) - decorative binding
- Strong Hearts - Dated 1899 by Charles Scribner's Sons - decorative binding
- The Flower of the Chapdelaines - Dated 1918 by Charles Scribner's Sons

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: $7.50
Lot 2044

$45
Title: Journal of the Life of John Wilbur, a Minister of the Gospel in the Society of Friends; with Selections from His Correspondence, &c.
Publisher: George H. Whitney (Providence)
Printing Year: 1859

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce theological work containing the reflections of John Wilbur (1774 - 1856), a prominent American Quaker minister and religious thinker who was at the forefront of a controversy that led to "the second split" in the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

This well-preserved volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages that have foxing concentrated at blank pages at front and rear. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 596 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2045

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage 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 2046

$60
Title: Along the Western Brandywine
Author: Wilmer W. MacElree
Publisher: Self-Published
Printing Year: 1909

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering and decorative design, this antique volume is a scarce history of this famous creek and surrounding countryside in Pennsylvania by noted historian of the region. Of particular interest are accounts of the Battle of Brandywine during the American Revolution with photographs of some of the scenes of the battle little changed by the time this book was published. The work is illustrated with many photographs and in-text drawings, as well as a number of maps (map of the Battle of Brandywine is torn at folds). The volume shows external age/wear, with chipping to edges of covers and ends of spine. Hinges are weak. Pages are clean and bright. The book measures approximately 8 1/4" x 10 3/4" and contains 190 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2047

$14
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on English Statesmen in decorative gilt binding:

- Chatham by Frederic Harrison - Dated 1905 by The Macmillan Company
- Life of The Right Honourable William Pitt by Earl Stanhope - Dated 1867 by John Murray (London)
- The Early History of Charles James Fox by George Otto Trevelyan - Dated 1904 by Harper & Brothers
- The Aftermath by Winston S. Churchill - Dated 1929 by Charles Scribner's Sons
- The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley - Dated 1903 by The Macmillan Company - complete three volume set.
- The Story of Gladstone's Life by Justin McCarthy - Dated 1897 by The Macmillan Company
- Lord Chatham: His Early Life and Connections by Lord Rosebery - Dated 1910 by Harper & Brothers

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: $20.50
Lot 2048

$100
Title: The History of the Women's Club Movement in America
Author: Mrs. J. C. Croly
Publisher: Henry G. Allen & Co.
Printing Year: 1898

Condition/Details: Bound in burgundy cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce history of the Woman's Club Movement, from its creation to its formation of rights and education for women. The work is illustrated with many in-text and full-page photographs and drawings. The volume shows light external age/wear. Front hinge is cracked. Mildly age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 10" and contains 1184 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 2050

$110
Title: DNA: The Secret of Life
Author: James D. Watson
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Printing Year: 2003 Signed First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright silver lettering to spine, this volume is a scarce autographed copy of an introductory history of genetics by James D. Watson (b. 1928), an American molecular biologist, and one of the co-discoverers of DNA. The author here not only tells of the discovery of the structure of DNA but also the gives a dazzling picture of the brilliance, ambitions and rivalries within the scientific community. This book is a companion volume to the PBS five-part television series.

Watson, Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material." He studied at the University of Chicago and Indiana University and subsequently worked at the University of Cambridge's Cavendish Laboratory in England where he first met his future collaborator and personal friend Francis Crick.

In 1956 he became a junior member of Harvard University's Biological Laboratories until 1976, but in 1968 served as Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island, New York and shifted its research emphasis to the study of cancer. In 1994 he became its President for ten years, and then subsequently served as its Chancellor until 2007, when he was forced into retirement by controversy over several comments about race and intelligence. Between 1988 and 1992 he was associated with the National Institutes of Health, helping to establish the Human Genome Project. He has written many science books, including the seminal textbook "The Molecular Biology of the Gene" (1965) and his bestselling book "The Double Helix" (1968) about the DNA Structure discovery. (Biographical sketch courtesy of Wikipedia)

Signed by Watson in his diminutive hand on the title page. The work is lavishly illustrated with many color photographs, charts and diagrams. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. New dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 7 3/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 446 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2051

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on the history of medicine:

- The House I Live In; or, The Human Body by Wm. A. Alcott - Dated 1849 by Strong and Brodhead (Boston) - gilt embossing.
- Memory: How to Develop, Train and Use It by William Walker Atkinson - Dated 1913 by The Elizabeth Towne Co. (Holyoke) - gilt embossing.
- Surgery in World War II: Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology edited by John Boyd Coates et al. - Dated 1957 by Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army (Washington) - gilt embossing.
- The Medical Department: Hospitalization and Evacuation, Zone of Interior by Clarence McKittrick Smith - Dated 1956 by Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army (Washington) - gilt embossing.
- The History of Ophthalmology by Julius Hirschberg - Dated 1982 by J.P. Wayenborgh (Berlin) - 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 2052

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Alfred I. DuPont: The Family Rebel by Marquis James - Dated 1941 by Bobbs-Merrill Company - ex-library
- The Love Life of Frank Harris: An Autobiography - Dated 1931, Privately Printed
- The New Henry Ford by Allan L. Benson - Dated 1923 by Funk & Wagnalls Company
- The Amazing Roosevelt Family, 1613 - 1942 by Karl Schriftgiesser - No date provided by Jarrolds Publishers (London) - ex-library
- Hawaii's Royal Prime Minister: The Life and Times of Walter Murray Gibson by Paul Bailey - Dated 1980 by Hastings Publishing House - dustjacket
- Barbary General: The Life of William H. Eaton by Samuel Edwards - Dated 1968 by Prentice-Hall, Inc. - dustjacket
- Dolly Gann's Book by Dolly Gann - Dated 1933 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. - binding split at front hinge

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 2053

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on colonial America:

- The Beginnings of New England by John Fiske - Dated 1889 by Houghton, Mifflin and Company (Boston)
- The Not-Quite Puritans by Henry W. Lawrence - Dated 1928 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston)
- Preceding the Mayflower: The Pilgrims in England and in the Netherlands by James P. Leynse - Dated 1972 by Fountainhead Publishers, Inc. - dustjacket.
- Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684 by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. - Dated 1970 by Genealogical Publishing Company (Baltimore)
- The Romantic Story of the Mayflower Pilgrims by A.C. Addison - Dated 1918 by The Page Company (Boston) - decorative gilt binding. frontispiece separated from spine.

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 2054

$20
Title: The Book of the Homeless (Le Livre des Sans-Foyer)
Editor: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1916

Condition/Details: Bound in paper-covered boards with cloth-back spine, this antique volume is a scarce collection of original articles in verse and prose, with illustrations reproduced from original paintings and drawings. The book was sold for the benefit of the American Hostels for Refugees (with the Foyer Franco-Belge) and of the Children of Flanders Rescue Committee. The work is illustrated with many (color) plates and musical notes. This well-preserved volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners (abrasion particularly visible at top outside corner of rear board) and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11 1/4" and contains 155 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2056

$45
Title: The History of Pennsylvania in North America from the Original Institution and Settlement of the Province, under the first Proprietor and Governor William Penn, in 1681, till after the Year 1742
Author: Robert Proud
Publisher: Zachariah Poulson, Junior (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1797 Volume I

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce early history of the State of Pennsylvania. The first volume of a chronicle of the state that focuses primarily on political and religious subjects and includes an introduction to the life of William Penn. A historian and educator who was a master of the Friends Public School, Proud received financial assistance from former students to continue his work on the history. He spent the last years of his life in poverty and seclusion. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of William Penn. The volume shows external age/wear. Front hinge is cracked and first signature is detached. Age-toned pages show foxing throughout and marginal water marking at rear of volume. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 508 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2057

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Les oeuvres du protestantisme francais au XIX siecle by Frank Puaux - Dated 1893 by Comite Protestant Francais (Paris) - "Exposition Universelle de Chicago" appears at top of title page. Three-quarter leather binding with front board detached and loss of spine cover
- The History of the House of Orange: William and Mary - No date provided by Maclear and Co., Publishers (Toronto) - "Protestant Landmarks"
- Family and Private Prayers by Rev. William Berrian - Dated 1823 by E. Bliss & E. White - leather-bound 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: $12.50
Lot 2058

$130
Title: Foil and Sabre: A Grammar of Fencing in Detailed Lessons for Professor and Pupil
Author: Louis Rondelle
Publisher: Estes and Lauriat Publishers (Boston)
Printing Year: 1892 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in light brown cloth with gilt lettering and depiction of two men fencing on front cover, this antique volume is a rare instruction manual in the sport of fencing. Rondelle was Maitre d'Armes at the Boston Athletic Association and the Harvard University Fencing Club, a French fencing master of the 19th century who once stated, "A classical fencer is supposed to be one who observes a fine position, whose attacks are fully developed, whose hits are marvelously accurate, his parries firm, and his ripostes executed with precision."

The work contains a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author and many photographic plates illustrating various fencing moves and stances. The volume shows external age/wear, with markings to spine and rear cover. Edges of rear board have slight rippling. Hinges are cracked. Text block is intact with mildly age-toned pages that are unmarked. Inscription to previous owner appears on (detaching) front flyleaf. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 218 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2059

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

- A Compendious History of American Methodism by Abel Stevens - Dated 1867 by Carlton & Porter
- American Methodism by Rev. M. L. Scudder - Dated 1868 by S. S. Scranton & Co. (Hartford, Connecticut) - frontispiece and title page detached
- Lost Chapters Recovered from the Early History of American Methodism by Rev. J. B. Wakeley - Dated 1858, Printed for the Author
- History of the Old Baltimore Conference from the Planting of Methodism in 1773 to the Division of the Conference in 1857 by James Edward Armstrong - Dated 1907 by King Bros. Printers (Baltimore)
- Memorials of Methodism in Virginia by Rev. William W. Bennett - Dated 1871, Self-Published (Richmond, Virginia) - library binding
- The Methodist Armor by Hilary T. Hudson - Dated 1887 by Southern Methodist Publishing House (Nashville, Tennessee)

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 2060

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

- A Popular History of the United States by Bryant & Gay - Dated 1878 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Volumes II & III, three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards
- A Pictorial Description of the United States - Dated 1873 by John A. Lee (Boston) - cracked hinges
- A History of the United States in Chronological Order by Emery E. Childs - Dated 1886 by Baker & Taylor - cracked hinges, taping to boards and spine
- A Universal History of the United States of America by C. B. Taylor - Dated 1849 by House & Brown (Hartford, Connecticut) - lacks spine cover

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: $18.50
Lot 2061

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on Virginia history:

- Housekeeping in Old Virginia by Marion Cabell Tyree - Dated 1879 by John P. Morton and Company (Louisville) - reprint of original copy in decorative gilt binding.
- By-Ways of Virginia History: A Jamestown Memorial by R.H. Early - Dated 1907 by Everett Waddey Company (Richmond) - decorative gilt binding.
- The Virginia Housewife; or, Methodical Cook by Mary Randolph - Dated 1860 by E.H. Butler & Co. (Philadelphia) - reprint of original copy in dustjacket.
- Randolph of Roanoke: A Political Fantastic by Gerald W. Johnson - Dated 1929 by Minton, Balch & Company
- A History of Colonial Virginia by William Broaddus Cridlin - Dated 1923 by Williams Printing Co. (Richmond) - gilt embossing.
- Potomac Landings by Paul Wilstach - Dated 1932 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis)

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 2062

$30
Title: The Land of Gold; or, Three Years in California
Author: Rev. Walter Colton
Publisher: D. W. Evans & Co.
Printing Year: 1860

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped dark green cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce early history of California, now regarded as a principal description of California before the Gold Rush. Rev. Walter Colton (1797 1851) was a chaplain for the United States Navy, the Alcalde of Monterey. He was also co-publisher of California's first newspaper, "The Californian." The work is illustrated with steel engravings, including portraits of John Sutter, J.C. Fremont and others. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 456 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2064

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

- The Remains of Major-General Nathaneal Greene: A Report - Dated 1903 by E. L. Freeman & Sons (Providence, RI)
- Lawrence Yesterday and Today (1845-1918) by Maurice B. Dorgan - Dated 1918 by Press of Dick & Trumpold (Lawrence, Massachusetts)
- Andover in the American Revolution: A New England Town in a Period of Crisis, 1763-1790 by Edward Moseley Harris - Dated 1976 by Walsworth Publishing Company
- Minewaska - "Frozen Waters": The Intimate Story of the Origin and Growth of the Lake Minnewaska Mountain Houses by Nan L. Knickerbocker - Dated 1937 by Nan L. Knickerbocker

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 2065

$14
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 2066

$70
Title: History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aborigines of the Pedee, The First White Settlements, Their Subsequent Progress, Civil Changes, the Struggle of the Revolution, and Growth of the Country Afterward, Extending from About A.D. 1730 to 1810 with Notice of Families and Sketches of Individuals
Author: Rev. Alexander Gregg
Publisher: State Company (Columbia, South Carolina)
Printing Year: 1925

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce local history relating to the Pee Dee region of South Carolina, composed of the northeastern counties of the state. This is an expanded version of the 1867 first edition with added illustrations and 28 maps along with addenda.

The work is illustrated with many photographic plates and numerous area maps. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Upper half of title page is detached. Age-toned pages show occasional pencil marking. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 629 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2067

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on U.S. military history:

- Song and Service Book for Ship and Field - Dated 1941 by A.S. Barnes and Company
- Stories of Our Soldiers by Carleton - Dated 1893 by The Journal Newspaper Company (Boston) - spine separating from textblock.
- The Life and Times of Major John Mason of Connecticut: 1600-1672 by Louis B. Mason - Dated 1935 by G.P. Putnam's Sons - dustjacket shows wear.
- Historical Record and Fiftieth Year Who's Who edited by George Fox Mott - Dated 1969 by District of Columbia Chapter The Military Order of the World Wars
- History of the Seventh Regiment: 1889-1922 by Dewitt Clinton Falls - Dated 1948 by Veterans of the Seventh Regiment
- Black Jack Davidson: A Cavalry Commander on the Western Frontier by Homer K. Davidson - Dated 1974 by The Arthur C. Clark Company (Glendale) - dustjacket in mylar.

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 2068

$20
Title: The Youths' History of the United States from the Discovery of America by the Northmen, to the Present Time
Author: Edward S. Ellis
Publisher: Cassell Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1887
Number of Volumes: Complete 2 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce history for young people by Edward Sylvester Ellis (1840 - 1916), an American author best known for his "Deerhunter" novels widely read by young boys up to the 1950s (together with works by James Fenimore Cooper and Karl May).

The work is illustrated with frontispiece engravings and numerous in-text and full-page illustrations. The volumes show external age/wear. Binding of first volume is cracked, first page of text is detached. Mildly age-toned pages are unmarked. Endpapers and edges are marbled. The books measure approximately 8 1/4" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2070

$80
Title: The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes and Effects throughout the World (Being an Official Report to the Board of Alm-House Governors of the City of New York)
Author: William W. Sanger
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Printing Year: 1859

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed spine with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce early history of prostitution in the form of a city government report. This ex-library volume has a detached front cover. Edges and corners show fraying. Last name of author, title of book and library number appear on spine cover. Front flyleaf, preliminary pages and title page are detached. Lightly age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 9" and contains 685 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2072

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

- Our Country: A Household History of the United States for all Readers by Benson J. Lossing - Dated 1895 by Johnson & Bailey - 3 volumes, hinges cracked
- A Concise History of the American People by Jacob Harris Patton - Dated 1882 by Fords, Howard & Hulbert - ex-library volumes with cracked hinges
- The Pictorial History of the United States by James D. McCabe - Dated 1874 by National Publishing Co. (Philadelphia) - front board detaching

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: $20.50
Lot 2073

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on European aristocracy:

- The Letters of the Late William Cowper edited by J. Johnson - Dated 1827 by Thomas Davison (London) - decorative gilt binding with raised bands.
- The Life of Darcy, Lady Maxwell by John Lancaster - Dated 1848 by Lane & Tippett - decorative gilt binding.
- The Life of the Seventh Earl of Shaftesbury, K.G. by Jennie M. Bingham - Dated 1899 by M.E. Church (Nashville) - decorative gilt binding.
- His Grace of Osmonde by Frances Hodgson Burnett - Dated 1897 by Charles Scribner's Sons - decorative binding.
- Sir William Howard Viscount Stafford: 1612-1680 by S.N.D. - Dated 1929 by Sands & Co. (London)
- Letters of Sarah Duchess of Marlborough - Dated 1875 by John Murray (London) - decorative gilt binding. wear to spine.
- Memoirs of Count Grammont by Anthony Hamilton - Dated 1902 by John C. Nimmo - three-quarter leather binding.
- The Countess of Huntington and Her Circle by Sarah Tytler - no date provided by Jennings and Graham (Cincinnati)

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
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