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Lot 2301

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on Irish and Scottish history:

- The Ballads of Ireland, Collected and Edited by Edward Hayes - Dated c1865 by Patrick Donahoe (Boston) - two volumes in one.
- The Huguenots: Their Settlements, Churches, and Industries in England and Ireland by Samuel Smiles - Dated 1868 by Harper & Brothers - gilt embossing.
- Saint Patrick: The Travelling Man by Winifred M. Letts - Dated 1932 by Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd. (Strand) - gilt embossing. Spine missing.
- Letters of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland by William Turnbull - Dated 1845 by Charles Dolman (London) - front board, spine, front endpapers, and frontispiece detached from textblock.
- Genealogy of the Descendants of John Walker of Wigton, Scotland by Emma Siggins White - Dated 1902 by Tiernan-Dart Printing Company - gilt embossing. front board, spine, and up to page 114 detached from textblock.
- The Capuchin Annual, 1940 edited by Father Senan - Dated 1939 by Capuchin Periodicals' Office (Dublin) - 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: $13.50
Lot 2302

$45
Title: Swampscott: Historical Sketches of the Town
Author: Waldo Thompson
Publisher: Press of Thos. P. Nichols (Lynn, Massachusetts)
Printing Year: 1885 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped pebbled brown cloth with bright embossed gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce early history of Swampscott, Massachusetts, a town located 12 miles up the coast from Boston. The work is illustrated with engraved views and vignettes. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages that show occasional markings. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 241 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2303

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on Indiana history:

- A Century of Indiana by Edward E. Moore - Dated 1910 by American Book Company - decorative gilt binding.
- Once Upon a Time in Indiana edited by Charity Dye - Dated 1916 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis) - illustrated by Franklin Booth.
- At the Headwaters of the Maumee: A History of the Forts of Fort Wayne by Paul Woehrmann - Dated 1971 by Indiana Historical Society (Indianapolis) - wrappers.
- Pioneer History of Indiana by William M. Cockrum - Dated 1907 by Press of Oakland City Journal (Oakland City) - 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: $8.50
Lot 2304

$140
Title: An Epitome of Universal Geography; or, a Description of the Various Countries of the Globe: With a View of Their Political Condition at the Present Time
Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: N. Hale (Boston)
Printing Year: 1830

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a rare nineteenth-century atlas. The work is profusely illustrated with sixty full-page maps of individual states of the United States and the countries of the world. This well-preserved volume shows external age/wear. Rear hinge is cracked. Pages are unmarked. It is apparent that book lacks tailing leaves. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 404 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2305

$16
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 2306

$100
Title: The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Author of the Declaration of Independence, and Third President of the United States
Author: William Linn
Publisher: Mack & Andrus (Ithaca, NY)
Printing Year: 1834

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spine label, this antique volume is a scarce early presidential biography. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Jefferson by Gimber. The volume shows external age/wear, with cracking at top and bottom of gutters. The book is solidly bound with age-toned pages that show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7 1/2" and contains 267 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2308

$40
This lot features the following group of antique and vintage magazine issues:

Titles: The Cavalry Journal, Infantry Journal, Judge, Cosmopolitan, House Beautiful, The American Home, Look, The Countryside Magazine, Crime Confessions, L'Illustration, Scientific American
Issue Dates: 1930s
Approximate Number of Issues: 24

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: $18.50
Lot 2309

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

- The Life and Epistles of Saint Paul by Conybeare & Howson - Dated 1901 by S. S. Scranton & Co. (Hartford, Connecticut)
- Home Life in the Bible by Rev. Daniel March - Dated 1873 by Ziegler & McCurdy (Philadelphia)
- Myth and Legend in the Bible by Keighley Snowden - Dated 1915 by Watts & Co. (London)
- The Apocalypse Revealed by Emanuel Swedenborg - Dated 1875 by J. B. Lippincott and Company (Philadelphia) - Cracked hinges
- The Acts of the Apostles by Henry J. Ripley - Dated 1858 by Gould and Lincoln (Boston) - Fold-out frontispiece map intact. Hinges are cracked.
- Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Leviticus by George Bush - Dated 1852 by Newman & Ivison
- Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Epistle to the Romans by Albert Barnes - Dated 1835 by Leavitt, Lord & Co. - fold-out frontispiece chart 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: $13.50
Lot 2310

$60
Title: The Life and Times of Alexander, the Man Who Knows a Personal Scrapbook
Author: Darryl Beckmann
Publisher: Rolling Bay Press (Rolling Bay, Washington)
Printing Year: 1994 Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with very bright embossed gilt lettering and question mark to front cover, this volume is a scarce biography of Claude (Alexander) Conlin (1880 - 1954), magician, mentalist, Houdini-rival and one of the most celebrated vaudevillians of the 20th century. Conlin was a stage magician who specialized in mentalism and psychic reading acts, dressed in Oriental style robes and a feathered turban, and often used a crystal ball as a prop. In addition to performing, he also worked privately for clients, giving readings. He was the author of several pitch books and New Thought pamphlets, as well as texts for stage performers. His stage name was "Alexander," and as an author he wrote under the name "C. Alexander."

This is copy number 41 of 1000. The work is lavishly illustrated with many drawings and photographs, including many color plates of his publicity material. The volume is in excellent condition, and is solidly bound with unmarked pages that are clean and bright. Intact pictorial dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11" and contains 207 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2312

$60
Title: The American Bee: A Collection of Entertaining Histories, Selected from Different Authors, and Calculated for Amusement and Instruction
Publisher: Charles Prentiss
Printing Year: 1797 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine panel, this antique volume is a scarce early collection of texts by editor Charles Prentiss (1774 - 1820). He graduated Harvard in 1795, and in that year became editor of the "Rural Repository," a short-lived weekly journal, at Leominster, Massachusetts. Subsequently he edited "The Political Focus," which was afterward called the "Washington Federalist," in Georgetown, D. C., the " Anti-Democrat," and a literary paper called "The Child of Pallas" in Baltimore. In 1804 he visited England, in 1809 he published "The Thistle," a theatrical paper of brief duration, and after 1810 he reported the congressional proceedings in Washington, where he edited "The Independent American." He was the author of "A Collection of Fugitive Essays in Prose and Verse" (Leominster, 1797); "Life of Robert Treat Paine" (Boston, 1812); "Life of General William Eaton," printed anonymously (Brookfield, 1813); "Poems" (1813); a "History of the United States"; and the "Trial of Calvin and Hopkins" (1819).

The volume shows external age/wear, with loss of material to top of front cover and head of spine. Hinges are cracked. Age-toned pages show light foxing and water markings throughout. Pages 243-244 have had bottom two third excised. Pencil markings appear on rear of front board. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 249 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2313

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

- The Mountaineers: An Opera in Three Acts / Inkle and Yarico, an Opera in Three Acts / The Lock and Key, a Musical Farce in Two Acts / The Honest Thieves, a Farce in Two Acts / The Spoil'd Child: A Farce in Two Acts / The Weathercock, A Comic Opera in Two Acts by G. Colman, the Younger / Prince Hoare / T. Knight / John Till Allingham- Dated 1806 by D. Longworth - full-leather binding
- Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro): An Opera in Two Acts - The Music by Mozart / Every One Has His Fault: A Comedy in Five Acts / The Imposters / The Wife of Two Husbands: A Musical Drama in Three Acts / Ramah Droog: A Comic Opera in Three Acts by James Cobb et al. - Circa 1795, by various publishers - disbound
- The Maid of Oaks: A Dramatic Entertainment as It Is Performed at the Theatre Royal, in Drury-Lane - Dated 1777 by T. Becket (London) - volume lacks covers, title page 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: $4.50
Lot 2314

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

- The Marvelous Wonders of the Polar World by Herman Dieck - Dated 1885 by Globe Publishing Co. (Philadelphia) - elaborate decorative binding
- South American Adventures by Alice Curtis Desmond - Dated 1935 by Macmillan Company
- The Fringe of the Moslem World by Harry A. Franck - Dated 1928 by Century Co. - First printing, wear to edges of spine cover
- The Life, Travels and Literary Career of Bayard Taylor by Russell H. Conwell - Dated 1881 by D. Lothrop & Company (Boston) - decorative binding
- The History of North and South America, from Its Discovery to the Death of Washington by Richard Snowden - Dated 1818 by Benjamin Warner (Philadelphia) - two volumes bound as one, leather binding. Front board is detached. Fold-out maps present and 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: $9.50
Lot 2315

$55
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on the history of Christianity 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 2316

$40
Title: The Heimskringla; or, Chronicle of the Kings of Norway
Author: Snorro Sturleson
Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
Printing Year: 1844
Number of Volumes: Complete 3 volume set

Notes: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of tales about the Norwegian kings, written in Old Norse in Iceland by the poet and historian Snorri Sturleson (1179–1242) ca. 1230. The name Heimskringla was first used in the 17th century, derived from the first two words of one of the manuscripts (kringla heimsins - the circle of the world). This work has been translated by Samuel Laing and contains a preliminary dissertation by him.

The volumes show external age/wear, with spine cover of first volume detached along rear gutter. Heads of spines show chipping. Age-toned pages show no markings. Pages are uncut. The books measure approximately 6" x 9". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 2317

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique decorative titles on American women's history:

- The Pioneer Women of the West by Elizabeth F. Ellet - no date provided by Porter & Coates (Philadelphia)
- Daughters of Genius: A Series of Sketches by James Parton - Dated 1886 by Hubbard Brothers (Philadelphia)
- The Queens of American Society by Elizabeth F. Ellet - Dated 1867 by Charles Scribner & Company - slight tearing to bottom of spine.
- Daughters of America by Phebe A. Hanaford - Dated c1885 by B.B. Russell (Boston)
- The Ladies of the White House by Laura C. Holloway - Dated 1881 by Bradley & Company (Philadelphia)
- Eminent Women of the Age by James Parton et al. - Dated 1868 by S.M. Betts & Company (Hartford)

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 2318

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

- The Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909 by Edward Hagaman Hall - Dated 1910 by J. B. Lyon, State Printers (Albany) - 2 volumes, small stains to fore-edge of first volume. Plans of replicas in rear pocket of second volume.
- The Champlain Tercentenary: Report of the New York Lake Champlain Tercentenary Commission by Henry Wayland Hill - Dated 1911 by J. B. Lyon, State Printers - Illustrated with plates and fold-out illustration

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: $16.50 Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 2320

$50
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Fortune
Issue Dates: 1930s, 40s, 50s
Number of Issues: 10

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: $24.50
Lot 2322

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Charles Carroll of Carroltton, 1737 - 1832 by Joseph Gurn - Dated 1932 by P. J. Kenedy & Sons Publishers
- Reports and Letters of Herbert Beaver, 1836 - 1838: Chaplain to the Hudson's Bay Company and Missionary to the Indians of Fort Vancouver by Thomas E. Jessett
- Dated 1959 by Champoeg Press (Portland, Oregon)
- The Finished Scoundrel by Royal Ornan Shreve - Dated 1933 by Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers
- Unafraid: A Life of Anne Hutchinson by Winnifred King Rugg - Dated 1930 by Houghton Mifflin Company
- Adapt or Perish: The Life of General Roger A. Pryor by Robert S. Holzman - Dated 1976 by Archon Books
- Letters and Papers Relating to the Cruises of Gustavus Conyngham: A Captain of the Continental Navy, 1777 - 1779 by Robert Wilden Neeser - Dated 1970 by Kennikat Press (Port Washington, NY)
- Christopher Gore: Federalist of Massachusetts, 1758 - 1827 by Helen R. Pinkney - Dated 1969 by Gore Place Society (Waltham, Massachusetts)
- James Monroe: Public Claimant by Lucius Wilmerding, Jr. - Dated 1960 by Rutgers University Press - 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 2323

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's titles:

- The Adventures of the Ink Spots by Ruth O. Dyer - Dated 1923 by Lothrop, Lee & Chepard Co. (Boston)
- The Five Days Entertainments at Wentworth Grange by Francis Turner Palgrave - Dated 1868 by Roberts Brothers (Boston) - decorative gilt binding.
- Billy Whiskers' Twins - Dated 1911 by The Saalfield Publishing Company (Akron) - illustrated by N.M. Pairpoint. Front board separating from spine.
- The Cat Whose Whiskers Slipped by Ruth Campbell - Dated 1925 by The Wise-Parslow Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 2324

$24
Title: Memoirs of the Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the Great: with the Trial of Francis Ravaillac, for the Murder of Henry the Great; and an Appendix, Containing the Refutation of the Abbe de l'Ecluse's Correctional Notes, Exculpatory of the Jesuits
Publisher: Stirling and Slade and Archibald Constable and Company (Edinburgh)
Printing Year: 1819
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume set

Notes: Bound in full leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering to spine panels, this antique set is a scarce collection of the memoirs of Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully (1560 – 1641), French minister, staunch Huguenot and faithful right-hand man who assisted Henry IV of France in the rule of France. First published in English in 1756, this is the first edition with the appendix.

The work is illustrated with engraved frontispiece portraits. The volumes show external age/wear, with the front boards of the first and second volumes detached. Lightly age-toned pages are unmarked. Endpapers and edges are marbled. The books measure approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 2325

$24
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 2326

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

Title: Collier's: The National Weekly
Issue Date Range: 1909 - 1955
Approximate Number of Issues: 36

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. Collier's was published between 1888 and 1957 (January 4, 1957 was the last issue). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $29.50
Lot 2327

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

- The Lineage from Apostolic Times of the American Catholic Church by Rev. C. C. Grafton - Dated 1911 by Young Churchman Company (Milwaukee)
- The Moccasin Trail by Department of Missionary Education, Board of Education of the Northern Baptist Convention - Dated 1932 by Judson Press (Philadelphia)
- Short History of the Church in the United States, A. D. 1492 - 1890 by John F. Hurst - Dated 1890 by Chautaugua Press
- The Old Brewery and the New Mission House at the Five Points by Ladies of the Mission - Dated 1854 by Stringer & Townsend - binding splitting at both hinges
- Self-Love by Robert Cushman, 1621: "The First Sermon Preached in New England; and the Oldest Extant of any Delivered in America" - Dated 1847 by J. E. D. Comstock - Volume lacks spine cover, boards show soiling to bottom edge and corners

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: $4.50
Lot 2328

$90
Title: National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and Naval, Founded on Official and Other Documents
Author: Evert A. Duyckinck
Publisher: Johnson, Fry and Company
Printing Year: 1862 (1865)
Number of Volumes: Complete 3 volume set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter leather with gilt lettering to spine, raised bands and marbled boards, this antique set is a scarce original edition of this monumental Civil War history by Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1816-1878), a noted American publisher and biographer, associated with the literary side of the "Young America" movement in New York. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits and superb steel engravings by Alonzo Chappel and Thomas Nast. These handsome volumes show external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Volume 3 has small water marking to top margin that does not affect text. Inscription in ink and stamp appear on a preliminary page in each volume. The books measure approximately 9" x 10 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 2329

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique leather-bound titles:

- Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining by Rev. Charles Buck - Dated 1832 by J. H. Turney - Two volumes in one, leather binding
- The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts by Samuel Worcester - Dated 1857 by Crocker & Brewster (Boston) - leather-bound volume, boards are detaching
- An Apology for the Rite of Infant Baptism, and for the Usual Modes of Baptizing by John Reed - No date provided by Heaton & Williams (Providence) - leather-bound volume
- The New Testament - Dated 1828 by Rufus Colton (Woodstock, Vermont)
- Infidelity: Comprising Jenyns' Internal Evidence, Leslie's Method, Lyttelton's Conversion of Paul, Watson's Reply to Gibbon and Paine, A Notice of Hume on Miracles, and an Extract from West on the Resurrection - No date provided by American Tract Society - small-format, leather-bound volume
- A Method for Prayer by Matthew Henry - Dated 1832 by Towar & Hogan (Philadelphia) - leather-bound volume, front board is detaching, spine cover is cracked
- Pastor's Hand-Book by W. W. Everts - Dated 1846 by Lewis Colby & Co.- 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: $7.50
Lot 2330

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

- Pictures by John Phillip with Descriptions and a Biographical Sketch by James Dafforne - No date provided by Virtue and Company (London) - disbound, water stains to front cover. Plates
- The Book of the Homeless by Edith Wharton - Dated 1916 by Charles Scribner's Sons - significant wear to edges of front cover
- Thirteen Chapters of American History Represented by the Edward Moran Series of Thirteen Historical Marine Paintings - Dated 1905 by Theodore Sutro
- L'Orient musulman by Gaston Migeon - Dated 1922 by Editions Albert Morance (Paris) - plates in ribbon-bound boards
- Berber Art: An Introduction by Jeanne D'Ucel - Dated 1932 by University Oklahoma Press - First Printing in 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 2331

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of antique decorative titles on U.S. history:

- Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous by Sarah K. Bolton - Dated 1885 by Thomas Y. Crowell
- Wild Life in Oregon by Gustavas Hines - Dated 1881 by Hurst & Co.
- Life of Gen. Ben Harrison by Lew Wallace - Dated 1888 by Hubbard Brothers (Philadelphia)
- King's Handbook of the United States by M.F. Sweetser - Dated 1891 by Moses King Corporation (Buffalo)
- Romances of Early America by Edward Robins - Dated 1902 by George W. Jacobs and Company (Philadelphia)
- The Story of a Great Nation by John Gilmary Shea - Dated 1886 by New York Publishing and Manufacturing Co.

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 2332

$14
Title: Violin: Et Nutidsdigt med et Forspil og Intermezzoer
Author: J. Blicher-Clausen
Publisher: Nordiske Forlag (Copenhagen)
Printing Year: 1900 Inscribed by Author

Condition/Details: Bound in gray pebbled cloth with bright gilt lettering and embossed gilt violin to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce Danish-language drama in verse by Jenny Blicher-Clausen (1865 - 1907). The author has written a poem on front flyleaf over his signature. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 1/2" and contains 228 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2333

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

- A Pocket Gazetteer by Bishop Davenport - Dated 1834 by Plaskitt & Co. (Baltimore) - gilt embossing.
- The Lives and Adventures of the Most Noted Highwaymen, Pirates, Housebreakers, Street Robbers, Etc. Etc. by Charles Johnson - no date provided by David Bryce (London) - decorative gilt binding. Front board detaching from spine.
- Coaching Days and Coaching Ways by W. Outram Tristram - Dated 1893 by Macmillan and Co. (London) - decorative gilt binding.
- Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters edited by Logan Marshall - Dated 1912 by L.T. Myers - slight water stains to boards.
- 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 detaching 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: $10.50
Lot 2334

$16
Title: Contributions to the Ecclesiastical History of the United States of America: A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia...
Author: Francis L. Hawks
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Printing Year: 1836

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards, this antique volume is a scarce work of theology to which is added an appendix, "containing the journals of the conventions in Virginia from the commencement to the present time." This well-preserved volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages with occasional (faint) foxing. The book measures approximately 6" x 9" and contains 286 pages plus 332 pages of appendix. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 2335

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

- John Foster: Life and Thoughts by W. W. Everts - Dated 1883 by Funk & Wagnalls, Publishers
- Memoirs of the Life and Ministry of Rev. John Summerfield by John Holland - Dated 1846 by J. K. Wellman
- The Life of George Fox with Dissertations on His Views by Samuel M. Janney - Dated 1856 by J. B. Lippincott & Co.
- Autobiography of Peter Cartwright, the Backwoods Preacher by W. P. Strickland - Dated 1857 by Carlton & Porter
- Thirteen Years' Experience in the Itinerancy by Rev. Andrew Manship - Dated 1857, Self Published
- Memoirs of the Rev. Ammi Rogers, a Clergyman of the Episcopal Church - Dated 1832 by Fisk & Chase (Concord, New Hampshire) - Front hinge is cracked, title page is detached
- Memoir of Rev. Samuel Kilpin, of Exeter, England - No date provided by American Tract Society
- Memoir of Julius Charles Rieu by Frederic Monod, Jun. - Dated 1833 by French & Perkins (Philadelphia)
- Memoir of John Mooney Mead Who Died at East Hartford, Conn., April 8, 1831, Aged 4 Years, 11 Months, and 4 Days - Dated 1832 by American Tract Society

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 2336

$28
This shelf lot includes the group of World War II era books, newspapers, magazines and ephemera 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: $14.50
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