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Lot 2150

$45
Title: The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity
Author: Mark Vonnegut
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Printing Year: 2002 First Printing Thus with signatures of Mark and Kurt Vonnegut

Condition/Details: Bound in wrappers, this volume is a scarce memoir signed by both the author and his father, who has written a foreword for this volume. "The Eden Express" is Mark Vonnegut's award-winning account of his trip to insanity and back. The book describes his trip to British Columbia to set up a commune with his friends and his personal experiences with schizophrenia, which at that time he attributed to stress, diet and in part, drug use. The book is widely cited as useful for those coping with schizophrenia.

During this period, he lived mainly at the commune at Powell Lake, located 18 kilometers by boat from the nearest road or electricity. On February 14, 1971, he was diagnosed with severe schizophrenia and committed to Hollywood Psychiatric Hospital in Vancouver. Standard psychotherapy did not help him, and most of his doctors said his case was hopeless. Then Vonnegut went to the Brain Bio Center. "They fixed me up with embarrassingly inexpensive, simple, nonprescription pills," he later said. "Vitamins mostly."

Vonnegut first attributed his recovery to orthomolecular megavitamin therapy and then wrote "The Eden Express." He subsequently studied medicine at Harvard Medical School and later came to the conclusion that he actually had bipolar disorder. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

The signatures of Mark and Kurt Vonnegut appear on title page. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean, bright pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" and contains 301 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2151

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

- The Maltese Cross - Dated 1872 by P.J. Kennedy - gilt embossing.
- A Princetonian by James Barnes - Dated 1896 by G.P. Putnam's Sons
- Annual of the Princeton Club of New York - Dated 1927 by Princeton University Press (Princeton)
- A History of the University Club of New York: 1865-1915 by James W. Alexander - Dated 1915 by Charles Scribner's Sons - decorative gilt binding.
- From the Age That is Past by Ormonde de Kay - Dated 1994 by Harvard Club of New York City - stated first edition with gilt embossing.
- The History of Zeta Tau Alpha: 1898-1948 by Shirley Kreasan Strout - Dated 1956 by Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity - 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: $13.50
Lot 2152

$20
Title: Social Evils and Their Remedy
Author: Rev. Charles B. Tayler
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Printing Year: 1834

Condition/Details: Re-bound in quarter cloth with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce edition of this landmark theological work This ex-library volume shows light external age/wear. Hinges are cracked. Lightly age-toned pages are unmarked. Front flyleaf is detached. Library stamp appears on front endpaper and first advertisement. Library markings in pen and pencil are visible on title page, first page of preface and first page of text. The book measures approximately 4" x 6" and contains 159 pages plus 17 pages of publisher's advertisements at front and rear. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2153

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage and modern titles on Arkansas history:

- Arkansas: Yesterday and Today by Faith Yingling Knoop & James R. Grant - Dated 1935 by J.B. Lippincott Company (Chicago) - Faith Yingling Knoop signed and dedicated inside of front board.
- Arkansas and the Civil War edited by John L. Ferguson - no date provided by Pioneer Press (Little Rock) - dustjacket
- Colonial Arkansas, 1686-1804 by Morris S. Arnold - Dated 1991 by The University of Arkansas Press (Fayetteville) - once-read condition in dustjacket.
- Reflections of Ashley County edited by Robert A. Carpenter & Mary Imogene Noble Carpenter - Dated 1988 by Curtis Media Corporation (Dallas) - large format volume with 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 2154

$20
Title: Our Hero General U. S. Grant: When, Where, and How He Fought, in Words of One Syllable
Author: Josephine Pollard
Publisher: McLoughlin Brothers, Publishers
Printing Year: 1885 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed spine with illustrated paper-covered boards, this antique volume is a scarce Civil War history and biography of Ulysses S. Grant for juvenile readers. The work is illustrated with 86 etchings by Edwin Forbes. This remarkably well-preserved volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 9" and contains 167 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2156

$70
Title: An Epitome of the Ecclesiastical History of John Lawrence Mosheim, D. D., Comprising Extracts of the Principal Matter Contained in the Whole Six Volumes of That Eminent Writer
Publisher: David Hogan (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1812

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a rare collection of texts from the work of Johann Lorenz von Mosheim or Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1693 – 1755), German Lutheran church historian, who was born in Lübeck. The volume shows external age/wear, with cracked hinges and chipping to ends of spine. Age-toned pages show staining and occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 288 pages (including 2 pages of publisher's advertisements). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2157

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Polar exploration:

- The United States Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin by Elisha Kent Kane - Dated 1857 by Sheldon, Blakeman & Co. - three-quarter leather binding with marble boards, raised bands and gilt embossing.
- Arctic Explorations: The Second and Last United States Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin by Elisha Kent Kane - Dated 1868 by R.W. Bliss and Company (Hartford) - front board separating from spine.
- The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin by Elisha Kent Kane - Dated 1854 by Harper & Brothers - spine missing, textblock still intact.

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 2158

$70
Title: The Case of the Silent Partner
Author: Erle Stanley Gardner
Publisher: William Morrow and Company
Printing Year: 1940 First Edition in Rare Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth with bright red lettering, this antique volume is a scarce vintage Perry Mason novel. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. Price-clipped, pictorial dustjacket with small tears to edges is in mylar cover The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 278 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2159

$24
Title: Gray Dawn
Author: Albert Payson Terhune
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Printing Year: 1927 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with gray lettering, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of this work by Albert Payson Terhune (1872 - 1942), American author, dog breeder, and journalist. The public knows him best for his novels relating the adventures of his beloved collies and as a breeder of collies at his Sunnybank Kennels, the lines of which still exist in today's Rough Collies.

The work is illustrated with photographic plates of dogs. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 369 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2160

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

- The Story of Ohio by Alexander Black - Dated 1888 by D. Lothrop Company (Boston)
- Annual Reports of the Western Reserve Historical Society - Dated 1917 by Western Reserve Historical Society - wrappers, lacks spine cover, front hinge cracked
- Counties of Christian and Trigg, Kentucky by William Henry Perrin - Dated 1884 by F. A. Battey Publishing Co. (Chicago)
- The Story of Goochland - Dated 1973 by Goochland County Historical Society (Goochland, Virginia) - dustjacket
- In the Tennessee Mountains by Charles Egbert Craddock - Dated 1886 by Houghton, Mifflin and Company
- Illinois: The Story of the Prairie State by Grace Humphrey - Dated 1917 by Bobbs-Merrill Company - Inscribed and signed by author

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 2161

$28
Title: America the Beautiful and Other Poems
Author: Katharine Lee Bates
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company Publishers
Printing Year: 1911

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce collection of poetry by Katharine Lee Bates (1859 – 1929), an American songwriter, remembered as the author of the words to the anthem "America the Beautiful." This edition is believed to be the first book publication of that beloved patriotic song. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately " x " and contains xxx pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2162

$35
Title: Here and There in Our Own Country: Embracing Sketches of Travel and Descriptions of Places, Etc., Etc.
Authors: Edmund Kirke et al.
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1885

Condition/Details: Bound in dark blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and elaborate decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce collection of travel narratives, including accounts of visits to the Catskill region, canoeing on the high Mississippi, exploring the ruins of the Colorado Valley, and a visit to the shrines of Old Virginia. The work is profusely illustrated with in-text engravings. The volume shows light external wear, with the edges of text block show moisture markings that do not affect either text or images. Hinges are cracked. The book measures approximately 7" x 9 1/2" and contains 214 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2163

$70
This shelf lot includes the group of books on games and puzzles 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: $15.50
Lot 2164

$35
Title: The History of Plymouth Church (Henry Ward Beecher) 1847 to 1872. Inclusive of Historical Sketches of the Bethel and the Navy Mission, and the Silver Wedding. Also, Henry Ward Beecher's First Sermon in Plymouth Church, and an List of the Members...
Author: Noyes L. Thompson
Publisher: C. W. Carleton & Co., Publishers
Printing Year: 1873

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped green cloth with bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique volume is a scarce history of Plymouth Church in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, and biography of Henry Ward Beecher, a prominent Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th century. Plymouth Church was a station of the Underground Railroad, and Henry Ward Beecher was its first pastor.

The work is illustrated with a number of plates. This well-preserved volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 1/2" and contains 310 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2165

$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 2166

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

- Paramours of the Creoles by Pierre Paul Ebeyer - Dated 1945 by Windmill Publishing Company - 2nd Revised Edition
- Creole Families of New Orleans by Grace King - Dated 1921 by Macmillan Company - Illustrations by E. Woodward, tear along bottom three inches of front gutter
- New Orleans: The Place and the People by Grace King - Dated 1904 by Macmillan Company
- Louisiana by Frances Hodgson Burnett - Dated 1892 by Charles Scribner's Sons - loose pages

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 2167

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Pennsylvania history:

- School History of Berks County in Pennsylvania by Morton L. Montgomery - Dated 1889 by J.B. Rodgers Printing Co. (Philadelphia)
- History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania by George Smith - Dated 1862 by Henry B. Ashmead (Philadelphia)
- Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania edited by John W. Jordan et al. - Dated 1915 by Lewis Historical Publishing Company - volume two, illustrated, three-quarter leather binding.
- Pennsylvania: A History edited by George P. Donehoo et al. - Dated 1926 by Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. volume one.

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 2168

$30
Title: In the Camp of the Creeks
Author: Louis Pendleton
Publisher: Penn Publishing Company (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1903

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with black lettering, this antique volume is a scarce work of children's literature. The work is illustrated by F. A. Carter. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 328 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2170

$30
Title: Distinguished American Lawyers with Their Struggles and Triumphs in the Forum
Author: Henry W. Scott
Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company
Printing Year: 1891

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce collection of sketches devoted to men of legal background who were prominent in public life as well as at the bar. The work is illustrated with many vignettes and photographic portraits. The volume shows external age/wear. Front hinge is cracked. Pages are clean and unmarked. The book measures approximately 7 1/4" x 10" and contains 716 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 2171

$10
Title: The Works of Washington Irving
Publisher: G. P. Putnam
Printing Year: 1863
Number of Volumes: 8 volumes

Notes: These volumes are bound in blindstamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Binding is tight. Pages are clean and unmarked. Volume numbers: 6-7, 9-13, 16. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 2172

$18
Title: My Resolutions Buster Brown
Author: R. F. Outcault
Publisher: R. F. Outcault
Printing Year: 1910

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright embossed white and black lettering and illustration featuring title character on front cover, this antique volume is a scarce work of children's literature featuring the well-known comic strip character. The work is illustrated with many vignettes featuring the boy (and his dog). This handsome volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 6 1/4" and pages are unnumbered. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2173

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage studies of English drama:

- Memoirs of His Own Life by Sir James Melville - no date provided by Chapman & Dodd (London) - dustjacket.
- Notes and Emendations to the Text of Shakespeare's Plays by J. Payne Collier - Dated 1853 by Redfield - decorative gilt binding. Spine has been taped to secure boards.
- English Drama of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century (1642-1780) by George Henry Nettleton - Dated 1923 by The Macmillan Company - decorative gilt binding.
- Queen Elizabeth in Drama and Related Studies by Frederick S. Boas - Dated 1950 by George Allen & Unwin LTD (London) - dustjacket.
- The Annotator by Alan Keen & Roger Lubbock - Dated 1954 by Putnam (London) - dustjacket.
- The Early Irish Stage: The Beginnings to 1720 by William Smith Clark - Dated 1955 by Clarendon Press (Oxford) - dustjacket shows wear with tear to front cover.
- Sources of Theatrical History by A.M. Nagler - Dated 1952 by Theatre Annual, Inc. - dustjacket shows wear at edges.
- The Moral Tone of Jacobean and Caroline Drama by Johannes Adam Bastiaenen - Dated 1930 by H.J. Paris (Amsterdam) - 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: $12.50
Lot 2174

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

Titles: Life, Country Life
Issue Dates: Life: January - April 1926 (bound compilation); Country Life: May 1932 - August 1940
Number of Issues: 11

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: $23.50
Lot 2175

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

- Scenes in the Life of the Saviour by the Poets and Painters by Rufus W. Griswold - Dated 1845 by Lindsay and Blakiston (Philadelphia)
- Woman and Temperance; or, the Work and Workers of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union by Frances E. Willard - Dated 1883 by Women's Temperance Publication Association (Chicago) - Front hinge cracked, pages up to dedicatory page are detaching
- The Genius of Christianity by Charles I. White - Dated 1884 by John Murphy & Co. (Baltimore) - Ex-library volume, front hinge is cracked
- Mission Life in Greece and Palestine: Memorials of Mary Briscoe Baldwin by Emma Raymond Pitman - No date provided by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. (London)
- Lady Huntington and Her Friends by Helen C. Knight - Dated 1853 by American Tract Society - Front hinge is cracked and title page detached
- The Faith of Our Fathers by James Cardinal Gibbons - Dated 1887 by John Murphy & Co. (Baltimore) - Hinges are cracked, title page 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: $10.50
Lot 2176

$10
Title: Religions et religion
Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Calmann Levy, Editeur (Paris)
Printing Year: 1880

Condition/Details: Re-bound in pebbled brown, this antique volume is a scarce edition of a work by Victor-Marie Hugo (February 26, 1802 – May 22, 1885), the French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights activist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France. In this work Hugo presents an argument for the belief in God but against organized religion.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. Old library stamp appears on title page and elsewhere in text block. A number has also been written on title page. No other markings appear to have been made. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" and contains 141 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2177

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the Reverend John Wesley:

- The Life of the Rev. John Wesley by Dr. Coke & Mr. Moore - Dated 1792 by G. Paramore (London) - both boards detached from spine, title page missing.
- Wesley's Doctrinal Standards, Part I by N. Burwash - Dated 1881 by uncredited publisher - gilt embossing.
- Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley - Dated c1825 by Carlton & Lanahan - two volume set.
- The Life of the Rev. Charles Wesley by Thomas Jackson - Dated 1842 by G. Lane & P.P. Sandford

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 2178

$22
Title: Memoirs of the Life of Catherine Phillips: To Which Are Added Some of Her Epistles
Author: Catherine Phillips
Publisher: Robert Johnson and Co. (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: 1798

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce book of religious memoirs. Catherine Phillips was a Quaker who protested against slavery. The first three chapters records her itinerary mainly in Britain but also includes her visits to America and to the Continent.

Front board is detached. Spine shows cracking. Elegantly penned statement "John Watson's book" appears at the top margin of front flyleaf. Bookplate of Fred S. Watson is pasted to front endpaper. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7 1/4" and contains 384 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2179

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

- The History of the Religious Movement of the Eighteenth Century Called Methodism by Abel Stevens - Dated 1858-1861 by Carlton & Porter - 3 volumes in library binding
- Stray Leaves from the Budget of an Itinerant by Rev. John H. Pitezel - Dated 1861 by Methodist Book Concern - cracking along gutters
- Life and Observations of Rev. E. F. Newell - Dated 1847 by C. W. Ainsworth (Worcester, Massachusetts)
- Memoirs of the Rev. David Stoner - Dated 1853 by Carlton & Phillips
- Father Reeves, the Methodist Class-Leader by Edward Corderoy - 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: $8.50
Lot 2180

$45
Title: Old Orange Houses
Author: Mildred Parker Seese
Publisher: Whitlock Press
Printing Year: 1941 /1943
Number of Volumes: 2 volume set, second volume signed by author

Notes: Bound in illustrated paper-covered boards, this oblong set is a scarce description of the historic homes of Orange County, New York by Mildred Parker Seese. Cover design of volume I is by Esther English, with frontispiece illustration by Schell Lewis. Volume II has a cover design and frontispiece by Renfred J. Rogers. The author's signature and date (August 13, 1943) appear on front flyleaf. These ex-library volumes show external age/wear, with chipping to spine. Binding is tight. Illustrated boards are well preserved. Unmarked interiors are clean and bright. Library labels appear at bottom of spines. Bookplates of Harvard Club Library appear on front endpapers. Stamps visible on front flyleaves, preliminary pages and final blank pages. The books measure approximately 11" x 8 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2181

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the U.S. Civil War:

- The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It by Hinton Rowan Helper - Dated 1860 by A.B. Burdick - wear to spine.
- The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64 by Horace Greenley - Dated 1864 by O.D. Case & Company (Hartford) - two volume set in decorative binding. Spine is missing from volume one.
- A History of the Civil War: 1861-65 by Benson J. Lossing - Dated 1927 by The Tomkins Art and Portfolio Co. (Yonkers) - large-format volume in 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: $15.50
Lot 2182

$100
Title: Games and Sports: Being an Appendix to "Manly Exercises" and "Exercises for Ladies"; Containing the Various In-Door Games and Sports, the Out-Of-Door Games and Sports, Those of the Seasons, etc., and Omitting only Games of Hazard, and Such Games or Sports as are either Frivolous or Dangerous
Author: Donald Walker
Publisher: Thomas Hurst (London)
Printing Year: 1837

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt pictorial design to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce collection and classification of such games as "Blind Man's Buff," "Mystification," and "Hide and Seek," as well as such pastimes as billiards, droughts, cricket, etc. The work is illustrated with diagrams and full-page plates. The volume shows external age/wear, with spine cover detached and laid in. Boards are detaching. Text block is intact. Age-toned, gilt-edged pages show occasional foxing. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" and contains 388 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2184

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

- Frenchmen and French Ways in the Mississippi Valley by John Francis McDermott - Dated 1969 by University of Illinois Press - dustjacket
- A History of French Louisiana: The Reign of Louis XIV, 1608 - 1715 by Marcel Giraud - Dated 1974 by Louisiana State University Press - dustjacket
- Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children ... And other Streets of New Orleans by John Chase - Dated 1949 by Robert L. Crager & Co. (New Orleans) - Stated First Edition
- The Creoles of Louisiana by George W. Cable - Dated 1889 by Charles Scribner's Sons - decorative binding
- Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George W. Cable - Dated 1889 by Charles Scribner's Sons - ex-library, decorative binding, preliminary pages loose
- New Orleans City Guide by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of the City of New Orleans - Dated 1938 by Houghton Mifflin Company
- The Freedman's Bureau in Louisiana by Howard A. White - Dated 1970 by Louisiana State University Press

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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