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Lot 9339

$15
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Title: Model Airplane News
Issue Dates: 1930's and 1952
Approximate Number of Issues: 13

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. The issues are intact and whole, some issues show minor signs of age/wear including chipping and some creasing.
 
Lot 9340

$25
This lot includes the group of war-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include a two-volume set on American Campaigns with volume two being an atlas; a two-volume set Service With Fighting Men, containing several color, fold-out maps; an author-signed copy of Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb with a typed and signed letter; and a pamphlet on Fighting France! by Andre Morize. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9341

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique literary titles:

- Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving - Dated 1894 by Joseph Knight Company - Decoratively bound in light green boards with silver embossing.
- The Hermit of the Catskills, A Tale of the American Revolution by DE Witt Clinton Overbaugh - Dated 1900 by G. W. Dillingham Company
- Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll - Dated 1897 by Henry Altemus Company
- My Awkward Cousin; or, Caroline's Visit To Her Great-Aunt's Poultry Yard by uncredited - Dated 1848 by American Sunday-School Union
- The Vision by Jean Louise Fesler - Dated 1924 by The Tom Thumb Press - Illustrations by Julia McCune Flory - Small volume in paper wrappers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9342

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: David Leavitt, Irene Dushek Messman, Ben Mezrich, Neil McMahon, Gregory McDonald, Martha Grimes, Monty Mickelson and Tucker Malarkey. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9343

$10
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. The items in this lot include a variety of material from the personal collection of Hispanist Daniel Eisenberg. The items range from educational literature used in Eisenberg's courses to items from his personal library including a number of comics. Eisenberg was the founder, editor, and sometime typesetter of the Journal of Hispanic Philology (1976-1992), and editor of the journal, Cervantes, of the Cervantes Society of America (2000-2007). He is considered one of the most influential Hispanists in the United States today. This collection was used in writing the books Romances of Chivalry in the Spanish Golden Age (1982), A Study of Don Quixote (1985) and controversial studies such as “Unanswered Questions about Lorca’s Death” (1990), and “Lorca and Censorship: The Gay Artist Made Heterosexual” (1991).

. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9344

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique nature and agriculture titles:

- The Book of Fishes, Game Fishes, Food Fishes, Shellfish and Curious Citizens of American Ocean Shores, Lakes and Rivers by various authors - Dated 1924 by The National Geographic Society - Includes color plates and black and white photographs and illustrations.
- Homo et Canis; or, The Autobiography of Old Cato and Some Account of His Race by John Paul Dudley - Dated 1892 by The Republic Publishing Company - Contains two volumes in one.
- Memoirs of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture by various authors - Dated 1814 by Johnson and Warner - Includes volume three only. Lacking front board, has tape along the spine cover.
- How to Get a Farm, and Where to Find One by uncredited - Dated 1864 by James Miller - Contains library sticker and handwriting from previous owner.
- Nature; Addresses and Lectures by R. W. Emerson - Dated 1850 by Phillips, Sampson & Co. - Contains previous owner's signature. Lacking bottom portion of spine cover.
- Life in the Woods; or, The Adventures of Audubon by B. K. Peirce - Dated 1863 by Carlton & Porter

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9345

$35
This lot includes the group of signed books authored by Nevada Barr shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Nevada Barr. Titles include: Hunting Season, Blood Lure, Ill Wind, Bind Descent, High Country and Flashback. the books in this lot show very well, with very minor, if any, wear present. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 9346

$40
This lot includes the group of signed celebrity-authored books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its author/subject. Authors and subjects include: Alec Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin, Geoffrey Rush, Patti LaBelle, Cheryl Ladd, Marty Stuart, Grace Jones (on a 3" by 5" card inserted into Helmut Newton's Portraits) and Joe Perry. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9347

$50
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The volumes in this lot are 1972 and 1982 reprints of the popular War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies series. The 1972 reprint volumes, all from "Series I," are as follows: Volumes 1, 2, 11 pt. 2, 12 pt. 2, 12 pt 2. supplement, 21, 25, 27 pts. 1-3, 28 pts. 1-2, 35 pts. 1-2, 40 pts. 1-3, 46 pts. 1-3 and 51 pt. 1 supplement. The 1982 "Series I" books are volume 19, parts one and two. Also included in this lot is Volume 25, of "Series I" from the 1912 edition of Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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.
 
Lot 9348

$30
This lot includes the group of five framed hand-colored original plates shown in the corresponding image(s). These pieces come from the collection of Professor John Franclemont of Cornell University. Professor Franclemont began collecting butterflies and moths at an early age and was well-instructed in the finer points of pinning and spreading them by an uncle. As an entomologist at the Smithsonian and Cornell University, he specialized in lepidoptery (A lepidopterist is a person who catches and collects, studies, or simply observes lepidopterans, members of an order encompassing moths and the three superfamilies of butterflies, skipper butterflies, and moth-butterflies). During his 30 years at Cornell, Professor Franclemont taught insect taxonomy, and focused his life’s efforts to mentor over 20 doctoral students in insect systematics and to serve on the committees of nearly 30 more. Attesting to his effectiveness as a teacher of taxonomy, at one point, six curators at the U.S. National Museum of Natural History were Franclemont students. (biography courtesy of Cornell University, Albert R. Mann Library)

These plates show well and likely are excised pages from antique works on butterflies. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9349

$110
This lot includes the group of antique, vintage and modern coins shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a framed collection of Susan B. Anthony Dollars, including four proof coins, several sets of uncirculated coins in envelopes from the Denver Mint, and a black booklet labeled "20th Century Type Set," containing a sample of antique through modern U.S. coins. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9350

$30
This lot includes the group of books signed by celebrities shown in the corresponding image(s). Featured in this lot is People We Know, Horses They Love, signed by Jill Rappaport, Wendy Wilkinson, Linda Solomon, Joe Perry and Billie Perry. Other signatures in this group include Cindy Crawford, Robin Givens, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Spike Lee, Val Kilmer, Jim Belushi, Brooke Shields and Kathie Lee Gifford. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9351

$25
This shelf lot includes the group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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.
 
Lot 9352

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Will D. Campbell, William Kent Krueger, Kim Stanley Robinson, Brad Meltzer, David Peace, Lee Child, Carol O'Connell and Barry Eisler. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9353

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors in this lot include Rick Moody, Nevada Barr, Daniel Golden, Michael Z. Lewin, Steve Berry, Theresa Monsour and Skye Kathleen Moody. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9354

$70
Title: The Art of Engraving, With the Various Modes of Operation
Author: T. H. Fielding
Publisher: M. A. Nattali
Printing Year: 1844

Condition/Details: Bound in green pebbled cloth with gilt embossing on the spine, this antique volume is a scarce, important work on engraving, with samples of several styles within the book. This book has been called one "of great importance, as it describes, very completely and satisfactorily, the different processes of print making as then known" (Lewis: Descriptive Bibliography. Relating to the Art and History of Engraving, 1912-1913). The work includes a section on photography (paper or plate), which is an early practical treatment of the subject in a handbook, and gives three ways of making photographs. Included in this volume are ten plates demonstrating various types of etchings, aquatint, mezzotint, and lithography. The volume shows some external age/wear, with rubbing and moisture indications on the boards and spine. The front board and spine cover are detached from the text block, with the spine cover attached to the rear board. The text block is well bound with age toned pages, containing moisture indications and a bookstore stamp on the inside of the rear board, with occasional marginalia. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 3/4" and contains 109 pages.
 
Lot 9355

$15
This lot includes the group of antique music shown in the corresponding image. This material includes sheet music for the piano, a bound volume of H. Klose, Celebrated Method for the Clarinet, and a bound volume of German and Italian Gems, Selected and Arranged in an Easy Manner from the Works of the Best Composers. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper 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 and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. The large bound piano book in this lot shows some wear to the extremities, with the spine cover beginning to separate.
 
Lot 9356

$70
This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Trains
Issue Dates: 1943-1945
Approximate Number of Issues: 36

Notes: These classic, vintage magazines show very nicely, with handsome color front covers and black and white rear covers (with some occasional color). The issues in this lot include the full run each year, 1943, 1944 and 1945. The issues measure approximately 7" by 10 1/2". Overall, these magazines show well. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show minor signs of age/wear including chipping, creasing and loose covers.
 
Lot 9357

$10
This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). The books in the lot are various volumes from the Anales Cervantinos series from the "Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas." The volumes, which are not completely sequential, date from 1959 to 2004. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9358

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

- Chase Fruit and Flowers: In Natural Colors by Unattributed - Dated 1922 by Chase Brothers Company - This volume features many color illustrations of fruits and flowers.
- The Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by J. Jay Smith - Dated 1858 by C. M. Saxton - This is volume VIII, containing January to December of 1858. This volume features many illustrations.
- Greenhouse Construction: A Complete Manual on the Building, Heating, Ventilating and Arrangement of Greenhouses and the Construction of Hotbeds, Frames and Plant Pits by L. R. Taft - Dated 1904 by Orange Judd Company - This volume features numerous illustrations, plans and diagrams.
- The Rose Manual; Containing Accurate Descriptions of All the Finest Varieties of Roses by Robert Buist - Dated 1854 by A. Hart, & Lippincott, Grambo, and Co.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9359

$20
This lot includes the group of six large charcoal drawings on paper shown in the corresponding image(s). These large original drawings measure approximately 5' x 4', and portray pictures of people and animals in a variety of settings. The drawings were done for a library and are signed Lisl Weil.

Lisl Weil was born in Vienna, Austria. She attended school there, and acquired a love of drawing and of music. At age sixteen she was attending art school her drawings were being published regularly in a Viennese newspaper, and she was performing with a dance group. In 1938 she spent a year in Holland, and then in 1939 she moved to New York City and worked as an artist and illustrator. In 1946, she illustrated her first children's book, Doll House by Marion Moss. Throughout her long career, Lisl Weil illustrated more than a hundred children's books, many of them her own stories. Weil also performed with symphony orchestras by dancing and drawing on a huge easel as the orchestra played music. She also had a weekly television show called "Children's Sketch Book" from 1963-1964. (biography courtesy of openlibrary.org)

Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork 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. These pieces show wear around the edges, with some moisture indications. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9360

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors include: Greg Rucka, C. C. Risenhoover, Joe R. Lansdale, James Atlas, Cammie McGovern, William S. Cohen, John Sandford, Pete McCormack, Jill McCorkle and Sarah Graves. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9361

$70
This lot features a group of bound early magazine compilations. As was a popular practice during the 1800's and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in single hard-cover volumes. The compilations featured in this lot include the following issues:

- Peterson's Magazine edited by NA - Dated from January to December 1861 - The boards of this volume are detached but present, as are the final few leaves. This volume features many illustrations, some of which are in color. Other illustrations include fold-out embroidery patterns.
- Peterson's Magazine edited by NA - Dated from January to December 1876 - The boards of this volume are detached and remain in place with tape along the hinge. This volume features many illustrations, some of which are in color. Other illustrations include fold-out embroidery patterns.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9362

$20
This lot includes the group of antique decorative books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books display decorative gilt lettering and designs, with some displaying gilt to the edges of their text blocks. Some titles include: Drummond's Addresses, Poems by John Clare, American Humorists and Lives of Blaine and Logan. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9363

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of books of Spanish history and literature shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes numerous Spanish-language volumes. The volumes in this lot are from the personal collection of Hispanist Daniel Eisenberg. Eisenberg was the founder, editor, and sometime typesetter of the Journal of Hispanic Philology (1976-1992), and editor of the journal, Cervantes, of the Cervantes Society of America (2000-2007). He is considered one of the most influential Hispanists in the United States today. This collection was used in writing the books Romances of Chivalry in the Spanish Golden Age (1982), A Study of Don Quixote (1985) and controversial studies such as “Unanswered Questions about Lorca’s Death” (1990), and “Lorca and Censorship: The Gay Artist Made Heterosexual” (1991).

Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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.
 
Lot 9364

$35
Title: Flying and Popular Aviation - Special U.S. Army Air Forces issue
Author: various
Publisher: Ziff-Davis Publishing Co.
Printing Year: 1941 Signed Limited Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-covered boards with gilt embossing and the original wrappers within the binding, this vintage magazine is a limited edition, with a tipped-in notice identifying this volume as number 371 and signed by the publisher, William B. Ziff. Previous owner's name, T. S. Harris, appears on limitation notice and is in gilt on the front board. The work is profusely illustrated in color and black and white drawings and photographs, including a fold-out piece. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" and contains 282 pages.
 
Lot 9365

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage children's titles:

- The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi - Dated 1926 by The Macmillan Company - Translated by Carol Della Chiesa, Illustrated by Attilio Mussino - Bound in black cloth boards with black, off-white, green and red stamped design of Pinocchio on the front board. Gorgeous color illustrations throughout. Rebacked spine, rubbing to boards and edges.
- The Jolly Jump-Ups Mother Goose Book by uncredited - Dated 1944 by McLoughlin Bros. Inc. - Vintage pop-up book portraying Mother Goose rhymes. Four of the six pages have intact, functioning pop-ups, the remaining two show some wear, tearing and do not pop-up. The previous owner's signature is on the front board.
- The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Dated 1943 by Harcourt, Brace and Company -Early edition in original dust jacket.
- Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne - Dated 1887 by Worthington Co. - Decoratively bound with gilt and black embossing.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9366

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

- Museé du Cabinet des Estampes Edited by Henri Bouchot - Dated c.1900 by Charles Foulard - This volumes features a folio of 60 unbound prints featuring engravings of portraits by artists such as François Clouet, Marc Duval, Eugène Devéria, Daniel Dumonstier and Emile Rosseaux, among others. The prints have been affixed to large sheets of heavy paper. On the reverse of each sheet is information on the print and artist. The sheets show signs of age/wear which chipping to their borders and ink library stamps in their lower right corner. Each print remains clean and suitable for framing. A title page and table contents is included in the folio. Overall, this is a beautiful collection of prints from the National Library in Paris. The prints measure approximately 12 1/2" by 18". The boards of the folio show evidence of rubbing to their surfaces, edges and corners.

- Museé du Cabinet des Estampes Edited by Henri Bouchot - Dated c.1900 by Charles Foulard - This volumes features a folio of 90 unbound prints featuring engravings of works by artists such as Rembrandt, Calamatta, Robert Nanteuil, Antoine Caron and Baccio Baldini, among others. The prints have been affixed to large sheets of heavy paper. On the reverse of each sheet is information on the print and artist. The sheets show signs of age/wear which chipping to their borders and ink library stamps in their lower right corner. Each print remains clean and suitable for framing. A title page and table contents is included in the folio. Overall, this is a beautiful collection of prints from the National Library in Paris. The prints measure approximately 12 1/2" by 18". The boards of this volume show signs of age/wear with rubbing to their edges and corners. The upper right corner of the front board has been repaired with tape. The tape running along the spine of the volume is attached to the final page.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9367

$20
This lot includes the group of signed sports books shown in the corresponding image(s). This lots include volumes signed by authors and athletes from a variety of sports. Original signatures include: Danica Patrick, Bones McKinney, Armen Keteyian, Ben Green, Nelson George, Ray Evernham and "Jimmy the Greek" (Jimmy Snyder). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9368

$45
This lot includes the group of author-signed books by mystery writer Mary Higgins Clark shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are in the dust jackets and include first editions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9369

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Nicholas Evans, Steve Martini, Richard Russo, Cammie McGovern, Dick Francis and Giles Blunt. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9370

$15
This lot includes the group of signed books by prominent people shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Christopher Kennedy Lawford, Herbert C. Gabhart, Michael D. Eisner, George C. Griffin, Patricia Daniels Cornwell, Dick Rutan, Sydney Biddle Barrows, Stanley Marcus and Kathryn Crosby. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9371

$10
This auction lot includes the following pair of children's titles on animals:

- Wild Animals for Children by uncredited- Dated c1900 by McLoughlin Brothers - This volume is from Aunt Louis's Big Picture Series. Shows some age/wear indications, including moisture markings, creasing and cracking. The spine has been rebound with string.
- Noah's Ark by uncredited - Dated c1900 by Valentine & Sons Ltd. - The volume shows some wear, with some creasing, and the text block is separating from the wrappers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9372

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of war-related titles:

- Pilot Training Manual for Lightning P-38 by Frederic Arnold - Dated 1991 by Privately Published - In stiff paper wrappers,
- Research and Development of Assault Ships and Craft by Lt. Richard E. Davis - Dated 1966 by U.S. Navphibscol - Bound in original light blue paper wrappers. This volume provides a well documented history of U.S. Navy amphibious ships and craft from the first design concepts at the start of WWII through the most modern craft and into the distant future. Includes hundreds of photographs and engineering sketches.
- Index to Military Men of New Jersey, 1775 - 1815 Edited by Ronald Vern Jackson, Gary Ronald Teeples, and David Schaefermeyer - Dated 1977 by Accelerated Indexing Systems, Inc. - First edition, first printing.
- The Armor-Shield Bible - God's Weapon to Protect the Heart by various - Dated c1942 by Books, Inc. - A small volume of the New Testament, used as "A Companion For the Man in Service." Stored in the original paper box, which shows well with minor age/wear indications.
- From Huntsville to Appomattox Edited by Jeffrey D. Stocker - Dated 1996 by The University of Tennessee Press - In dust jacket, signed by the editor.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9373

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

- Epperson and Allied Families, Genealogical and Biographical by Mrs. Elizabeth Weaver Epperson - Dated 1931 by The American Historical Society - Front board is detached.
- A Journal, Comprising an Account of the Loss of the Brig Commerce by Archibald Robbins - Dated 1818 by Silas Andrus
- The Life of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry by Alex. Slidell Mackenzie - Dated 1841 by Harper & Brothers - Two-volume set. Contains some handwriting from the previous owner.
- Stories About Captain John Smith, of Virginia by uncredited - Dated 1829 by H. & F. J. Huntington - Small volume, according to Sabin, this is a first edition. Lacking front free endpaper. A portion of the title page has been torn off.
- An Authentic Narrative, of the Shipwreck and sufferings of Mrs. Eliza Bradley by Herself - Dated 1832 by Alexander Cameron - Small volume. Lacking front free endpaper. Spine has been sewn.
- Wacousta by Richardson - Dated c1880 - This volume is lacking its title page and the first ten pages of text. The front board is detached and a portion of the spine cover is lacking.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9374

$35
This lot includes the group of antique Zane Grey books shown in the corresponding image(s). All of the volumes are complete with dust jackets. Some titles include: The Sheperd of Guadaloupe, The Lone Star Ranger, The Man of the Forest and Robbers' Roost. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 9375

$200
Title: Atlas of Ontario County, New York: From Actual Surveys by and Under the Direction of Beach Nichols
Author: Beach Nichols
Publisher: Pomeroy, Whitman & Company
Printing Year: 1874

Condition/Details: Bound in quarter leather with black cloth-covered boards, featuring bright gilt designs and lettering across the front board, this antique volume is a scarce atlas of Ontario County, located in western New York. The work is illustrated with many color maps which are full- and double-page. The volume shows external age/wear with rubbing to the corners, edges and surfaces of the boards and spine, and is bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The rear board has started to separate from the text block along its hinge. A previous owner's name is inscribed on the front flyleaf. The color maps are clean and display well. The book measures approximately 13" x 16" and contains 83 pages.
 
Lot 9376

$50
Title: American Food and Game Fishes
Author: David Starr Jordan and Barton Warren Evermann
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.
Printing Year: 1902

Condition/Details: Bound in tan cloth with paper spine label and gilded top page edge, this volume is a scarce antique volume on American fish. According to the title page this is "A popular account of all the species found in America North of the Equator, with keys for ready identification, life histories and methods of capture. The work is illustrated with many full-page color and half tone plates and photographs by A. Radclyffe Dugmore, as well as many illustrations in the text. All of the full-page plates listed in the table of contents are present. The volume shows light external age/wear, with portions of the spine label lacking. The text block is solidly bound with clean pages. At least one full-page illustration is bound upside down in the text block. The book measures approximately 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" and contains 573 pages.
 
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