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Lot 2262

$22
Title: Home on the Range
Author: Margaret A. Nelson
Publisher: Chapman & Grimes, Publishers (Boston)
Printing Year: 1947 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright black lettering to spine, this antique volume is a very rare first edition of this historical novel relaying the facts of the life of Brewster M. Higley (1823 - 1911), the author of the famous American folksong that gives this book its title. The book is illustrated with photographic plates. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 285 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2263

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

- The Methodist Pulpit South - Dated 1859 by William T. Smithson
- Old Theology Turned Upside Down or Right Side Up: by a Methodist Preacher by Rev. T. B. Taylor - Dated 1871 by Monitor Publishing Company (Fort Scott, Kansas)
- The Great Iron Wheel Examined; or, Its False Spokes Extracted, and an Exhibition of Elder Graves, Its Builder in a Series of Chapters by William G. Brownlow - Dated 1856, Self-Published
- The Catechism of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Numbers 1, 2, and 3 - Dated 1855 by Carlton & Phillips
- Reasons for Becoming a Methodist by Rev. I Smith - Dated 1851 by Charles H. Peirce (Boston)
- An Essay on Church Polity by Rev. Abel Stevens - Dated 1850 by Lane & Scott - leather binding
- Truth Vindicated by John Ffirth (sic) - Dated 1810 by Daniel Hitt - small-format volume bound in leather, with stitching along edges of 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: $8.50
Lot 2264

$18
Title: Sermons and an Essay on the Pentateuch
Author: Robert Means
Publisher: Perkins and Marvin (Boston)
Printing Year: 1836

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce nineteenth-century theological work by Robert Means (1796 - 1836). "The Essay on the Pentateuch" is an argument against one Thomas Cooper, president of South Carolina College, who disbelieved that the Pentateuch was factual and/or written by Moses. Means puts forth a worthy counterattack defending the sacredness of the Pentateuch and his admiration for the Jews. The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking along front gutter. The book is solidly bound with pages that show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 6" x 9 1/2" and contains 610 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2265

$12
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: $25.50
Lot 2266

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

- Materials for the Study of the Etruscan Language by Fowler & Wolfe - Dated 1965 by University of Wisconsin Press - 2 volumes in wrappers
- Spoken Marathi: Book I - First-Year Intensive Course by Kavadi & Southworth - Dated 1965 by University of Pennsylvania - dustjacket
- A History of the German Language by John T. Waterman - Dated 1976 by University of Washington Press
- Notes on some Languages of the Western Sudan by P. Askell Benton - Dated 1912 by Oxford 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: $9.50
Lot 2267

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on native peoples:

- Indian Captivity by Oliver M. Spencer - Dated 1966 by Readex Microprint
- Seven and Nine Years Among the Camanches and Apaches: An Autobiography by Edwin Eastman - Dated 1873 by Clark Johnson (Jersey City) - wear concentrated around edges and top and bottom of spine.
- Sun Hunting by Kenneth L. Roberts - Dated 1922 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis)
- The Removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia: 1827-1841 by Wilson Lumpkin - Dated 1971 by Augustus M. Kelley - decorative gilt binding.
- The Cherokee Indians in Georgia / Georgia in the 1840s by Belle K. Abbot / Jabez L.M. Curry - Dated 1980 by Publisher - 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: $8,500
Lot 2268

$100
Title: Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York, for the Year 1873
Author: Verplanck Colvin
Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers (Albany)
Printing Year: 1874

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce New York State government report. The work is illustrated with well-preserved engraved plates with bright, sharp images. A number of linen-backed, fold-out (color) maps. The volume shows light external age/wear. Rear hinge is cracked. A number of pages have detached and are laid in. Age-toned pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 6" x 9 1/4" and contains 306 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2269

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on U.S. history:

- The Marble Collegiate Church edited by Blanche Tessaro Cleaver - Dated 1954 by Scribner Press - decorative gilt binding.
- The History of the General Federation of Women's Clubs by Mary I. Wood - Dated 1912 by The History Department, General Federation of Women's Clubs
- Reminiscences: 1819-1899 by Julia Ward Howe - Dated 1899 by Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston) - gilt embossing.
- The History of the Automation Chess-Player in America by George Allen - Dated 1859 by Rudd & Carleton - modern reprint of original, stated copy number 272 of 300. Spiral bound wrappers.
- Sucker's Progress: An Informal History of Gambling in America From the Colonies to Canfield by Herbert Asbury - Dated 1938 by Dodd, Mead & Company - pictorial boards.
- Gambling and Organized Crime by Rufus King - Dated 1969 by Public Affairs Press (Washington) - signed and dedicated by author. Dustjacket shows wear.

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 2270

$18
Title: Explanatory Notes upon the New Testament
Author: John Wesley
Publisher: Carlton & Phillips
Printing Year: 1853

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt embossing to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce edition of a work by John Wesley (1703 - 1791), the Anglican cleric and Christian theologian, largely credited, along with his brother Charles Wesley, with founding the Methodist movement. The volume shows external age/wear, with chipping to spine cover and tearing at top of front gutter. Hinges are cracked. Age-toned pages show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 734 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2272

$40
Title: Pennsylvania: A History
Editor: George P. Donehoo
Publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc.
Printing Year: 1926
Number of Volumes: Volumes I - III

Notes: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce multi-volume history of the State of Pennsylvania. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits and plates. The volumes show mild external age/wear (with the exception of gnawing evident to top of side edge of front board), and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 8" x 11". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2273

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique decorative titles on Old French literature:

- Raoul de Cambrai: An Old French Epic translated by Jessie Crosland - Dated 1926 by Chatto & Windus (London)
- The Troubadours and Courts of Love by John Frederick Rowbotham - Dated 1895 by Swan Sonnenschein & Co. (London)
- The Troubadours and England by H.J. Chaytor - Dated 1923 by University Press (Cambridge)
- The Gloria d'Amor of Fra Rocaberti by H.C. Heaton - Dated 1916 by Columbia 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: $6.50
Lot 2274

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

- Glimpses of Fifty Years: The Autobiography of an American Woman by Frances E. Willard - Dated 1889 by William G. Hubbard & Co. (Columbus, Ohio) - three-quarter leather binding, hinges cracked
- Hidden Treasures; or, Why Some Succeed while Others Fail by H. A. Lewis - Dated 1888 by King, Richardson & Co. (Springfield, Massachusetts) - moisture markings to bottom corner of rear cover
- Sir Christopher: A Romance of a Maryland Manor in 1644 by Maud Wilder Goodwin - Dated 1901 by Little, Brown, and Company - Illustrated by Howard Pyle and other artists. Front hinge is cracked
- Incidents in the Early History of New England by NA - Volume lacks title page. Full-leather 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: $9.50
Lot 2276

$90
Title: Voyages et aventures de Josephine Baker
Author: Marcel Sauvage
Publisher: M. Seheur, Editeur (Paris)
Printing Year: 1931 First Edition

Condition/Details: This antique volume is a scarce early French-language account of the life and travels of Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975), an American expatriate entertainer and actress. She became a French citizen in 1937. Most noted as a singer, Baker also was a celebrated dancer in her early career. She was given the nicknames the "Bronze Venus" or the "Black Pearl," as well as the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations. In France, she has always been known as "La Baker."

Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. She is also noted for her contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States (she was offered the leadership of the movement by Coretta Scott King in 1968 following Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, but turned it down), for assisting the French Resistance during World War II and being the first American-born woman to receive the French military honor, the Croix de Guerre.

On October 2, 1925, Baker opened in Paris at the Théatre des Champs-Élysées, where she became an instant success for her erotic dancing and for appearing practically nude on stage. After a successful tour of Europe, she reneged on her contract and returned to France to star at the Folies Bergères, setting the standard for her future acts. She performed the Danse sauvage, wearing a costume consisting of a skirt made of a string of artificial bananas.

After a short while she was the most successful American entertainer working in France. Ernest Hemingway called her "… the most sensational woman anyone ever saw." In addition to being a musical star, Baker also starred in three films which found success only in Europe: the silent film Siren of the Tropics (1927), Zouzou (1934) and Princesse Tam Tam (1935). Although Baker is often credited as a movie star, her starring roles ended with Princesse Tam Tam in 1935. At this time she also scored her most successful song, "J'ai deux amours" (1931) and became a muse for contemporary authors, painters, designers, and sculptors including Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pablo Picasso, and Christian Dior.

The work is beautifully illustrated with rare photographs and bright (color) drawings of the performer. This softcover volume is disbound and lacks rear cover. Clean, bright, uncut pages are loose. Text is complete. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7" and contains 154 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2278

$24
Title: The Psalms of David, Imitated in the Language of the New Testament, and Applied to the Christian State and Worship. Together with Hymns, and Spiritual Songs. In Three Books...With Indexes and Tables Complete
Author: Isaac Watts
Publisher: I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews
Printing Year: 1791

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce late eighteenth-century edition of the work of Isaac Watts (July 17, 1674 – November 25, 1748). Watts is recognized as the "Father of English Hymnody," as he was the first prolific and popular English hymnwriter, credited with some 750 hymns. The volume shows light external age/wear. Hinges are cracked. Mildly age-toned pages show light foxing. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 3/4" and contains 227 pages plus 1 page of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2280

$24
Title: The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England and Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Author: Edward Earl of Clarendon
Publisher: Tourneisen
Printing Year: 1798
Number of Volumes: Volumes I and III

Notes: Bound in full leather, this antique set is a scarce autobiographical work that provides an account of the chancellor's life in two parts, with the Restoration in 1660 as the dividing line between the two. The author also includes a history of the Grand Rebellion, from the Restoration to his Banishment in 1667. The volumes show external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpaper of first volume over stamp with name and address (only stamp appears in second volume). Additional stamps appear on front flyleaves of both volumes. Signature also appears in top right-hand corner of title page of first volume. The books measure approximately 5 1/4" x 8 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2281

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on early U.S. history:

- The Yorktown Campaign and the Surrender of Cornwallis by Henry P. Johnston - Dated 1975 by Corner House Publishers (Williamstown) - dustjacket.
- Ben Franklin's Privateers by William Bell Clark - Dated 1956 by Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge)
- Canada and The American Revolution: 1774-1783 by Gustave Lanctot - Dated 1967 by Harvard University Press (Cambridge) - dustjacket.
- Triumph of Freedom: 1775-1783 by John C. Miller - Dated 1948 by Little, Brown and Company (Boston) - signed by author.
- Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782 by the Marquis de Chastellux by Howard C. Rice, Jr. - Dated 1963 by The University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill) - two volume set in slipcase.
- The Spanish in the Mississippi Valley: 1762-1804 edited by John Francis McDermott - Dated 1974 by University of Illinois Press (Urbana) - 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 2282

$18
Title: The Life, Travels, and Gospel Labors of Eld Joseph Thomas, More Widely Known as the "White Pilgrim"; to Which Are Added His Poems: Religious, Moral, and Satirical
Author: Eld Joseph Thomas
Publisher: Cummings, Christian Messenger Office
Printing Year: 1861

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative design to spine, this antique volume is a scarce nineteenth-century theological work. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and plate at the rear of volume showing author's grave. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/4" x 6 2/4" and contains 266 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2283

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage estate books:

- The Book of Tea by Okakura Kakuzo - Dated 1956 by Charles E. Tuttle Company (Rutland) - slipcase.
- Automobile Green Book - Dated 1927 by Scarborough Motor Guide Company - volume one.
- The School of Fencing with a General Explanation of the Principal Attitudes and Positions Peculiar to the Art by Mr. Angelo - Dated 1971 by Land's End Press - oblong volume in dustjacket.
- Ventriloquism - Dated 1938 by Treasure Chest Publications Inc. - wrappers.
- Home Fun by Cecil H. Bullivant - Dated 1910 by Dodge 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: $10.50
Lot 2284

$30
Title: Annouchka: A Tale
Author: Ivan Sergheievitch Turgenef
Publisher: Cupples, Upham and Company (Boston)
Printing Year: 1884

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique volume is a scarce early English-language edition of a work by Ivan S. Turgenev (1818 - 1883), the Russian novelist, short story writer and playwright. Though the following sentence appears on the title page: "This work was translated from the French of the author's own translation by Franklin Abbott," it should be noted that, although Turgenev did oversee some translations of his work, he never himself translated any, as the statement seems to indicate.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 1/4" and contains 111 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2285

$30
This shelf lot includes the group of antique books by G.W. Cable 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: $16.50
Lot 2286

$20
Title: The Missionary Arithmetic; or, Arithmetic Made Easy, in a New Method: Designed To Diminish the Labor of the Teacher, and Increase the Improvement of the Learner, Accomodated to the Present Era of Benevolent Enterprize, and Adapted to the Use of Lancasterian and other Schools
Author: William R. Weeks
Publisher: Merrill & Hastings (Utica, NY)
Printing Year: 1822

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce early school math book containing exercises and questions on basic operations, tare and trett, evolution, annuities at simple interest, and mensuration. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with pages that show light foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 239 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2288

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

- Our First Century by R. M. Devens - Dated 1881 by C. A. Nichols & Co. (Springfield, Massachusetts) - three-quarter leather binding, front hinge is cracked
- History of the United States of America by Henry C. Watson - Dated 1882 by Thomas Kelly, Publisher - three-quarter leather binding, cracks along both gutters
- The First Century of the Republic: A Review of American Progress by Rev. Theodore D. Woolsey et al. - Dated 1876 by Harper & Brothers, Publishers - binding detached at front hinge, small punctures along gutters
- The National History of the United States by Benson J. Lossing - Dated 1855 by Edward Walker - 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: $20.50
Lot 2289

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage titles on U.S. and U.K. history:

- London in the Reign of Victoria (1837-1897) by G. Laurence Gomme - Dated 1898 by Herbert S. Stone & Company (Chicago) - decorative gilt binding.
- Social Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century by Philip Alexander Bruce - Dated 1968 by Corner House Publishers (Williamstown) - dustjacket.
- The Queen's Progress and Other Elizabethan Sketches by Felix E. Schelling - no date provided by T. Werner Laurie (London)
- The Elizabethan House of Commons by J.E. Neale - Dated 1950 by Yale University Press (New Haven)
- Designs on the Prehistoric Pottery of Arizona by Eleanor P. Clarke - Dated 1935 by University of Arizona (Tucson) - wrappers.
- The Crusade of Richard Lion-Heart by Ambroise - Dated 1941 by Columbia University Press - decorative gilt binding.
- The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast by Alice Henson Ernst - Dated 1952 by University of Oregon (Eugene) - wrappers.
- A Picture Book of Ancient British Art by Stuart Piggott & Glyn E. Daniel - Dated 1951 by University Press (Cambridge) - dustjacket shows wear around edges.

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 2290

$110
Title: The Edward Pleasants Valentine Papers: Abstracts of Records in the Local and General Archives of Virginia Relating to the Families of Allen, Bacon, Ballard, Batchelder, Blouet, Brassieur (Brashear), Cary, Crenshaw, Dabney, Exum, Ferris, Fontaine, Gray, Hardy, Isham (Henrico County), Jordan, Langston, Lyddall, Mann, Mosby, Palmer, Pasteur, Pleasants, Povall, Randolph, Satterwhite, Scott, Smith (the family of Francis Smith of Hanover County), Valentine, Waddy, Watts, Winston, Womack, Woodson
Publisher: Valentine Museum (Richmond, Virginia)
Printing Year: circa 1918
Number of Volumes: Complete 4 volume set

Notes: Bound in library binding with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of abstracts of wills, deeds, and court orders from the files of the family papers bequeathed to The Valentine Museum by Edward Pleasants Valentine, or Richmond, Virginia. The volumes show very mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 2292

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

- Browning by Elisabeth Luther Cary - Dated 1899 by Knickerbocker Press
- Browning's England by Helen Archibald Clarke - Dated 1908 by Baker & Taylor Company - ex-library
- The Life of Robert Browning with Notices of His Writings, His Family, and His Friends by W. Hall Griffin - Dated 1910 by Macmillan Company
- Mere Literature and Other Essays by Woodrow Wilson - Dated 1900 by Houghton, Mifflin and Company - pages show light rippling
- Lies and Libels of Frank Harris by Gerrit & Mary Caldwell Smith - Dated 1929 by Antigone Press
- The Life and Times of Sir Philip Sidney - Dated 1859 by Ticknor and Fields (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: $12.50
Lot 2293

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

- A Life Hid with Christ in God: Being a Memoir of Susan Alibone, Chiefly Compiled from Her Diary and Letters by Alfred Lee - Dated 1856 by J. B. Lippincott & Co. (Philadelphia) -
- Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Numbers by George Bush - Dated 1870 by Henry A. Young & Co. (Boston)
- Memorials of Baptist Martyrs with a Preliminary Historical Essay by J. Newton Brown - Dated 1854 by American Baptist Publication Society (Philadelphia)
- Incidents and Anecdotes of Rev. Edward T. Taylor, for over Forty Years Pastor of the Seaman's Bethel, Boston by Haven & Russell - Dated 1872 by B. B. Russell (Boston)
- Moral Tales; or, a Selection of Interesting Stories by the Author of Peter Parley - Dated 1840 by Nafis & Cornish
- Discourses on the Signs of the Times by William Linn - Dated 1794 by Thomas Greenleaf - Volume lacks front board, writing appears on preliminary page and title page
- Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey - Dated 1813 by Prior and Dunning - small-format volume lacks boards, spine is chipped

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 2294

$14
Title: The G-Men Smash the "Professor's" Gang
Author: William Engle
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers
Printing Year: 1936

Condition/Details: Bound in yellow cloth with bright embossed black lettering, this antique volume is a scarce juvenile adventure story. The work has a frontispiece illustration by Robb Beebe. The volume shows external age/wear, with tanning to rear cover. Hinges are cracked. Pages are unmarked. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 205 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2295

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Illustrated History of Methodism in Great Britain and America from the Days of the Wesleys to the Present Time by Rev. W. H. Daniels - Dated 1880 by Methodist Book Concern
- The Story of Methodism by A. B. Hyde - Dated 1894 by Willey Company, Publishers (Springfield, Massachusetts)
- A Compendious History of American Methodism by Abel Stevens - Dated 1867 by Carlton & Porter
- The Methodist Harmonist - Dated 1833 by B. Waugh and T. Mason - oblong volume with leather-covered spine
- Daniel Quorm, and His Religious Notions by Mark Guy Pearse - Dated 1876 by Nelson & Phillips - binding is cracked

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 2296

$130
Title: The Secret History of the Reigns of K. Charles II and K. James II / The Secret History of the Last Four Monarchs of Great Britain: viz. James I, Charles I, Charles II, James II, to Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing the Later Reign of James the Second, from the Time of His Abdication of England, to this present January, 1691, with Particular Remarks on His Private Actions in Ireland
Publisher: Unknown
Printing Years: 1690 /1691

Condition/Details: Bound in cloth-backed spine with paper-covered boards, this antique volume is a very rare seventeenth-century political history of the reign of the Stuart kings. This work is sometimes attributed to Nathaniel Croch (who employed the pseudonyms R. B., Robert Burton, and Richard Burton) and to John Phillips. The second of these texts is a very much altered version of the first.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 3 1/2" x 6" and contains 214 / 148 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2297

$16
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on nobility and royalty:

- Royal Blue Book - Dated 1878 by B.W. Garniner & Son - disbound and missing spine.
- Dod's Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland, for 1887 - Dated 1887 by Whittaker & Co. (London) - decorative gilt binding. front cover and several pages detached from spine.
- Our Old Nobility by Noblesse Oblige - Dated 1879 by E.J. Kibblewhite - decorative gilt binding. Spine almost completely missing.
- Within Royal Palaces by Marquise de Fontenoy - Dated 1892 by Hubbard Publishing Company (Philadelphia) - decorative gilt binding.
- The Clements of Heraldry by William W. Whitmore - Dated 1866 by Lee and Shepard (Boston) - decorative gilt binding. Wear to top of 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: $12.50
Lot 2298

$28
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: Liberty, The American Magazine
Issue Dates: Liberty: 1931 - 1947; The American Magazine: 1925 - 1939
Approximate Number of Issues: 40

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: $20.50
Lot 2300

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

- Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams by William H. Seward - Dated 1849 by Derby, Miller and Company (Auburn, NY)
- The Lives of James Madison and James Monroe by John Quincy Adams - Dated 1850 by Erastus Darrow, Publisher (Rochester, NY)
- Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of William Penn by Thomas Clarkson - Dated 1849 by Joseph Scattergood, Friends' Book Store (Philadelphia)
- Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry by William Wirt - Dated 1848 by Mack, Andrus & Co. (Ithaca, NY) -full-leather binding, boards detaching
- The Life of Gen. Francis Marion by Horry & Weems - Dated 1837 by Joseph Allen (Philadelphia) - full-leather binding, boards 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: $7.50
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