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Lot 2111

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

- Life and Letters of David Coit Scudder, Missionary in Southern India by Horace E. Scudder - Dated 1864 by Hurd and Houghton
- Lessons from the World of Matter and the World of Man by Theodore Parker - Dated 1867 by Charles W. Slack (Boston)
- Plain and Pleasant Talk about Fruits, Flowers and Farming by Henry Ward Beecher - Dated 1859 by Derby & Jackson
- The Successful Merchant: Sketches of the Life of Mr. Samuel Budgett by William Arthur - Dated 1853 by Carlton & Phillips

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 2112

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

- The Life and Letters of Sarah Lennox, 1745 - 1826 by Ilchester & Stavordale - Dated 1901 by Charles Scribner's Sons - 2 volumes
- Five Fair Sisters: An Italian Court Episode at the Court of Louis XIV by H. Noel Williams - Dated 1906 by G. P. Putnam's Sons
- Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor of Nottingham Castle and Town by Mrs. Hutchinson - Dated 1902 by George Bell and Sons (London)
- The Queens of Society by Grace and Philip Wharton - Dated 1860 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers - spine cover detached at front gutter
- Mrs. Montagu and Her Friends, 1720 - 1800- by R. Huchon - Dated 1907 by John Muray (London) - ex-library
- The Amazing Madame Jumel by William Carey Duncan - Dated 1935 by Frederick A. Stokes Company - Inscribed and signed by author, frontispiece illustration detached

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 2114

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- A History of the United States by Edward Channing - Dated 1918 by Macmillan Company - Volume III
- Life of Washington by Washington Irving - Dated 1856 by G. P. Putnam & Co. - Volume III
- Memoirs of Lieut.-General Scott - Dated 1864 by Sheldon & Company, Publishers - Volume II. taping to spine
- Rambles in Colonial Byways by Rufus Rockwell Wilson - Dated 1906 by J. B. Lippincott Company - Volume I

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 2115

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique leather-bound titles:

- Life and Times of Rev. Elijah Hedding by Rev. D. W. Clark - Dated 1857 by Carlton & Porter - front board detached
- The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke by Samuel Drew - Dated 1818 by J. Soule and T. Mason - front board detached
- The Life of the Rev. John W. De La Flechere by Joseph Benson - Dated 1840 by T. Mason and G. Lane - water markings and foxing throughout
- The Experience of Several Eminent Methodist Preachers - Dated 1812 by Joseph Dix - front hinge is cracked
- The Life of Mrs. Mary Fletcher, Consort and Relict of the Rev. John Fletcher, Vicar of Madeley, Salop. by Henry Moore - Dated 1840 by T. Mason and G. Lane - Front board is detached

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 2116

$70
Title: Uncle Robin, in His Cabin in Virginia, and Tom without One in Boston
Author: J W. Page
Publisher: J. W. Randolph (Richmond, Virginia)
Printing Year: 1853

Condition/Details: Bound in rebacked library binding with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce pro-slavery novel, one of several examples of the pro-slavery plantation literature genre that emerged in the Southern United States in response to the publication of the abolitionist novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," released in book form in 1852. Much like previous examples of the genre, "Uncle Robin" serves as an antithesis to "Uncle Tom's Cabin," portraying plantation owners as benign and helpful to their slaves, with the real villains being the abolitionists who stir up trouble.

The work is illustrated with frontispiece engraving and plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 3/4" and contains 299 pages plus 1 page of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2117

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

- James Oglethorpe: The Founder of Georgia by Harriet C. Cooper - Dated 1904 by D. Appleton and Company - decorative gilt binding.
- The Early History of Jackson County Georgia by G.J.N. Wilson - Dated 1914 by W.E. White
- Storm Over Savannah: The Story of Count d'Estaing and the Siege of the Town in 1779 by Alexander A. Lawrence - Dated 1951 by The University of Georgia Press (Athens) - dustjacket.
- Georgia: A Short History by E. Merton Coulter - Dated 1973 by The University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill)
- Georgia: A Short History by E. Merton Coulter - Dated 1947 by The University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill)
- Early Days of Coastal Georgia by Margaret Davis Cate - Dated 1955 by Fort Frederica Association (St. Simons Island) - photographs by Orrin Sage Wightman

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 2118

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Collected Diplomatic Documents Relating to the European War - Dated 1915 by Harrison and Sons (London)
- Twilight of Royalty by Alexander, Grand Duke of Russia - Dated 1932 by Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, Inc. - dustjacket
- Rambles in Europe by Leonard A. Morrison - No date provided by Cupples, Upham & Co. (Boston)
- History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic by William H. Prescott - Dated 1893 by David McKay, Publisher (Philadelphia) - 3 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: $10.50
Lot 2119

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage decorative titles on natural history:

- Animal Traits & Characteristics by J.G. Wood - Dated c1855 by George Routledge & Sons (London)
- The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White - Dated 1840 by John Chidley (London) - front board detached from spine.
- Cecil's Books of Natural History by Selim H. Peabody - Dated 1879 by Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger
- A New Star Atlas for the Library, the School, and the Observatory by Richard A. Proctor - Dated 1882 by Longmans, Green, and Co. (London)
- New Fragments by John Tyndall - Dated 1897 by D. Appleton and Company - three-quarter leather binding with marble boards.
- The Water World; a Popular Treatise by J.W. Van Dervoort - Dated 1886 by Union Publishing House - front board detaching from spine.
- Kansas Horticultural Report for the Year 1886 - Dated 1887 by Kansas Publishing House (Topeka)
- Journal of a Botanical Excursion in the Northeastern Parts of the States of Pennsylvania and New York During the Year 1807 by Frederick Pursh - Dated 1969 by Ira J. Friedman, Inc. (Port Washington) - reprint of original.

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 2120

$10
Title: Miracle on Caney Creek
Author: Jerry C. Davis
Publisher: Thoroughbred Press (Lexington, Kentucky)
Printing Year: 1982 Signed by author and founder June Buchanan

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt lettering, this volume is a scarce history of the creation of Alice Lloyd College. The college was founded in Pippa Passes, Kentucky by Cambridge, Massachusetts-born journalist Alice Spencer Geddes Lloyd and New York native June Buchanan in 1923, initially under the name Caney Junior College, as an institution which would educate leaders for Appalachia locally. It became a four-year, bachelor's degree-granting institution in the early 1980s. Alice Lloyd College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

The front flyleaf bears the signatures of both Dr. Davis and Dr. Buchanan. The work is illustrated with many photographs and drawings. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. Dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" and contains 145 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2122

$35
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Title: Fortune
Issue Dates: March 1931, August 1931, November 1931, May 1933
Approximate Number of Issues: 4

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: $8.50
Lot 2123

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique decorative estate books:

- Passages From the History of a Wasted Life - Dated 1853 by Benjamin B. Mussey and Company (Boston)
- Les mysteres de la main by A.D. Desbarrolles - no date provided by Garnier Freres (Paris) - French text.
- Birds in a Village by W.H. Hudson - Dated 1893 by Chapman & Hall (London)
- An Experimental Study of Sleep by Boris Sidis - Dated 1909 by Richard G. Badger (Boston)

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 2124

$55
Title: The Innocents Abroad; or, the New Pilgrims' Progress: Being some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's Pleasure Excursion to Europe and the Holy Land, with Descriptions of Countries, Nations, Incidents and Adventures as They Appeared to the Author
Author: Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)
Publisher: American Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1869

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce second state of the first edition of this novel. Identification points: "Contents" : page numbers present, and last entry (p.xviii) reads: "Thankless Devotion-A Newspaper Valedictory-Conclusion.638"; portrait of Napoleon III, p.129; p.643 shows Chapter XLI; text ends p.651, followed by 5pp. advertisements, with third page beginning: "Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant."

The work is illustrated with two frontispieces with tissue guard, numerous in-text and full-page engravings. The volume shows external age/wear, with spine cover detached along rear gutter and tear along most of front gutter. Covers are well preserved with slight bumping and fraying to corners. Mildly age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9" and contains 651 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2125

$10
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 2126

$110
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Title: Life
Issue Dates: 1937: 1 issue; 1939: 6 issues; 1940: 6 issues; 1941: 5 issues; 1942: 16 issues; 1943: 4 issues; 1944: 4 issues.
Number of Issues: 42

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: $8.50
Lot 2128

$55
Title: Pioneer Life and Frontier Adventures: An Authentic Record of the Romantic Life and Daring Exploitations of Kit Carson and His Companions from His Own Narrative
Author: Dewitt C. Peters
Publisher: Estes and Lauriat (Boston)
Printing Year: 1886

Condition/Details: Bound in bright glossy pictorial covers, this antique volume is a scarce account of American frontiersman Kit Carson (1809 - 1868). He gained notoriety for his role as John C. Fremont's guide in the American West. Carson also played a minor role in California during the 1846-48 Mexican-American War, and later became a rancher in New Mexico. During the American Civil War, he helped organize the New Mexico volunteer infantry, and fought against Navajo natives, against his will, but by order of the U.S. Army. By 1864, about 8,000 Navajo had surrendered to the U.S. Army, while another 8,000 hid in the back country. Kit Carson finally went home to his family. After the Civil War, Carson moved to Colorado, where he died. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia).

This remarkably well-preserved work is illustrated with many plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9" and contains 567 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2130

$100
This lot features the following group of antique and vintage magazine issues:

Title: The Saturday Evening Post
Issue Dates: One issue dated August 14, 1909, remaining issues are from 1930s, 40s and 50s
Approximate Number of Issues: 30

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: $29.50
Lot 2131

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on colonial America:

- The Birth of the Nation: Jamestown, 1607 by Mrs. Roger A. Pryor - Dated 1907 by The Macmillan Company
- Provincial America: 1690-1740 by Evarts Boutell Greene - Dated 1964 by Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. - dustjacket.
- The Economy of Colonial America by Edwin J. Perkins - Dated 1980 by Columbia University Press
- The Classick Pages: Classical Reading of Eighteenth-Century Americans edited by Meyer Reinhold - Dated 1975 by Pennsylvania State University (University Park)
- Travels in the American Colonies by Newton D. Mereness - Dated 1916 by The Macmillan Company
- Colonial Captivities, Marches and Journeys by Isabel M. Calder - Dated 1967 by Kennikat Press, Inc. (Port Washington)

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 2132

$16
Title: The Annual Register; or, a View of the History, Politics and Literature, for the Year 1777
Publisher: James Dodsley
Printing Year: 1805

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce collection of documents relating to eighteenth-century British (and United States) history. "The Annual Register" was an annual survey of the past year focusing on history, politics, and literature from the British perspective. The idea of this annual was that of Edmund Burke, one of the major British statesmen of the late 18th century. The Register was the most important factual magazine of its time, giving in-depth coverage of political and social events, plus reviews of important literary publications, and is today an invaluable account of American history of the time. This volume includes, within the "History" section, "Retrospective view of American Affairs in the year 1776," plus detailed accounts of key episodes within the War of Independence including "State of the American Force," "General Lee Taken," "Critical State of Pennsylvania," "Washington attacks Col. Mawhood near Princetown," "Americans over-run the Jerseys," "British forces keep Brunswick and Amboy," and "Indian War." The "Chronicle" section reprints correspondence between Lord Howe and Dr. Franklin, and the "State Papers" includes John Hancock's "American Oath of Allegiance." Among the literary and scientific articles are "Extracts from the Life of David Hume," "Account of the Savage Tribes of America," etc.

The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking along front gutter. Age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" and contains 303 / 249 pages plus 10 unnumbered pages of index. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2134

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

- New Roads in Old Virginia by Agnes Rothery - Dated 1937 by Houghton Mifflin Company - Revised Edition
- Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske - Dated 1940 by Houghton Mifflin Company - 2 volumes
- We Discover the Old Dominion by Louise Closser Hale - Dated 1916 by Dodd, Mead & Company, Publishers
- King Noanett: A Story of Old Virginia and the Massachusetts Bay by F. J. Stimson - Dated 1896 by Lamson, Wolfe, and Company (Boston) - Second Edition, with map
- Annals of Henrico Parish by Rev. L. W. Burton - Dated 1904 by Trustees of St. John's P. E. Church

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 2135

$110
This shelf lot includes the group of antique Bibles and hymnals shown in the corresponding image. This collection includes a number of handsomely bound volumes. The majority date back to the nineteenth century. 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: $10.50
Lot 2136

$20
Title: Sacred and Profane History Epitomized: with a Continuation of Modern History to the Present Time. To Which Is Added an Account of the Feudal System, the Crusades, Chivalry, the Information, and the Revival of Learning, together with a Comprehensive Chronological Table
Author: Benjamin Tucker
Publisher: Jacob Johnson
Printing Year: 1806 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce historical work whose entire text, save for the preface, is written in catechetical form (in the form of an introductory question, then an answer).

The volume shows external age/wear. Rear hinge is cracked. Age-toned pages show foxing. Title page is torn across so that it now appears in two parts (there is no loss of text or material). The names of previous owners appear on front flyleaf and preliminary pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 336 pages (text lacks final two pages). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2137

$14
This auction lot includes the following group of antique estate books:

- Salmagundi: or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff - Dated 1839 by Thomas Tegg (London) - three-quarter leather binding with raised bands.
- A Valuable Assistant to Every Man by Samuel Freeman - Dated 1802 by I. Thomas & E.T. Andrews (Boston)
- Professor H. Blits Methods of Canning Fruits and Vegetables by Hot Air and Steam, and Berries by the Compounding of Syrups, and the Crystallizing and Candying of Fruits, Etc., Etc. by H. Blits - Dated 1890 by H.I. Blits (Pittsburgh) - front board separating from spine.
- The Housekeeper's Reference Book and Domestic Counselor by Adeline O. Goessling - Dated 1910 by The Phelps Publishing Company (Chicago) - wrappers, slight chipping to front cover.
- The Home Physician by Rolfe Cobleigh - no date provided by Charles S. Pratt - wrappers.
- The Young Housekeeper's Friend by Mrs. Cornelius - Dated 1859 by Brown, Taggard and Chase - modern reprint.

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 2138

$18
Title: Charges, and Extracts of Charges, on Moral and Religious Subjects; Delivered at Sunday Times
Author: Jacob Rush
Publisher: Geo. Forman
Printing Year: 1804

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce collection of sermons on vice and immorality by Jacob Rush (1746 - 1820). Among the subjects touched on are dueling, gaming, and swearing. a This edition also supplies the author's sermon on patriotism. The volume shows light external age/wear, with front board detached. Age-toned pages show foxing and a few light pencil markings. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" and contains 183 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2139

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage Victorian literary studies:

- Mudie's Circulating Library, and the Victorian Novel by Guinevere L. Griest - Dated 1970 by Indiana University Press (Bloomington) - dustjacket
- The Novel and the Oxford Movement by Joseph Ellis Baker - Dated 1932 by Princeton University Press (Princeton) - decorative gilt binding.
- Arthur Conan Doyle: A Memoir by John Lamond - Dated 1931 by John Murray (London) - decorative gilt binding
- The Shaping Vision of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Alan Heuser - Dated 1958 by Oxford University Press (London) - dustjacket.
- Douglas Jerrold and 'Punch' by Walter Jerrold - Dated 1910 by Macmillan and Co., Limited (London) - decorative gilt binding.
- Charles Dickens, and Other Victorians by Arthur Quiller-Couch - Dated 1925 by G.P. Putnam's Sons - decorative gilt binding.
- Chesterton and the Victorian Age by A.M.A. Bogaerts - Dated 1940 by Rozenbeek en Venemans Uitgeversbedr (Hilversum) - 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: $10.50
Lot 2140

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

- When Knights Were Bold by Eva March Tappan - Dated 1911 by Houghton Mifflin Company
- The Knights of St. John in the British Empire by Colonel E. J. King - Dated 1934 by St. John's Gate (London)
- Knights and Their Days by Dr. Doran - Dated 1856 by Redfield
- Age of Chivalry; or, Legends of King Arthur by Thomas Bulfinch - Dated 1863 by J. E. Tilton and Company (Boston)
- When Knighthood Was in Flower by Edwin Caskoden - Dated 1898 by Bowen-Merrill Company Publishers

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 2142

$35
Title: The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq.
Publisher: Frederick Nicolai (Berlin)
Printing Year: 1762-1764
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume set (10 volumes in five)

Notes: Bound in quarter leather with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of the works of Alexander Pope (May 21, 1688 May 30, 1744), the famous eighteenth century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. He is the third most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson. Pope is famous for his use of the heroic couplet.

The work is illustrated with engravings and vignettes. The volumes show external age/wear. Second volume lacks spine cover. Third volume has had foot of spine chipped away. A number of the volumes present cracking along gutters. Mildly age-toned pages show foxing. The books measure approximately 4 1/2" x 7". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 2144

$70
Title: Constitution and Discipline of the Methodist Protestant Church
Publisher: John J. Harrod
Printing Year: 1831

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce landmark theological work relating to the founding of the Methodist Protestant Church, officially formed in 1828 by former members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, remaining Wesleyan in doctrine and worship, but adopting congregational governance. This work contains a list of the delegates elected to the General Convention. The volume shows light external age/wear. Front board is detached. Mildly age-toned pages show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 3 3/4" x 6" and contains 159 pages plus 11 pages of a "Summary Declaration of Rights." Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2145

$12
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: $20.50
Lot 2146

$22
Title: Homes and Haunts of the Pilgrim Fathers
Author: Alexander MacKennal
Publisher: Religious Tract Society (London)
Printing Year: 1899

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce illustrated cultural history of the Pilgrims in England and Holland, with a particular emphasis on their architecture. The author states that it was his purpose "to reproduce, wherever possible, structures and objects of interest which it is practically certain the Pilgrim Fathers must themselves have seen, and representations of the towns and villages where they are known to have resided, and the buildings where they undoubtedly worshipped." The work contains a tissue-guarded color frontispiece and 93 illustrations from original drawings and photographs by Charles Whymper. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The bottom right-hand corner of title page has tape repair to small tear. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 12" and contains 200 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2147

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on ancient and medieval history:

- The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians and Grecians by Charles Rollin - no date provided by John Wurtele Lowell - complete four volume set in decorative gilt binding. Title page and front endpapers missing from volume one.
- The Uses of the Past: Profiles of Former Societies by Herbert J. Muller - Dated 1957 by Oxford University Press - dustjacket.
- Death and Life in the Tenth Century by Eleanor Duckett - Dated 1968 by The University of Michigan Press - dustjacket.
- The Norman Conquest and its Effects on the Economy: 1066-86 by R. Welldon Finn - Dated 1971 by Archon Books - 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: $12.50
Lot 2148

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

- The Women Lincoln Loved by William E. Barton - Dated 1927 by Bobbs-Merrill Company
- Abraham Lincoln by Charles Carleton Coffin - Dated 1893 by Harper & Brothers
- The Paternity of Abraham Lincoln by William E. Barton - Dated 1920 by George H. Doran
- From Log Cabin to the White House: Life of James A. Garfield by William M. Thayer - Dated 1886 by James H. Earle, Publishers (Boston) - decorative binding
- The Inner Life of Abraham Lincoln: Six Months at the White House by F. B. Carpenter - Dated 1868 by Hurd and Houghton

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 2149

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

- The Recollections of a Minister; or , Sketches Drawn from Life and Character by Rev. J. T. Barr - Dated 1850 by Lane & Scott
- Original Sermons by Ministers of Pittsburgh, Erie and Western Virginia Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church by William Hunter - Dated 1850 by Methodist Book Depository (Pittsburgh) - front hinge is cracked
- Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield by John Gillies - Dated 1859 by Leary, Getz & Co. (Philadelphia)
- Reminiscences, Historical and Biographical of Sixty-Four Years in the Ministry by Rev. Henry Boehm - Dated 1865 by Carlton & Porter
- Diary of Mrs. Kitty Trevylyan: A Story of the Times of Whitefield and the Wesleys - Dated 1864 by M. W. Dodd

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
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