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Lot 9150

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the history of the United States:

- Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, Before the Senate of the United States, on Impeachment by the House of Representatives for High Crimes and Misdemeanors by Unattributed - Dated 1868 by Government Printing Office - This is a three-volume set. The boards of volume one are detached, with only the rear board present. The rear board of volume two is detached but present, and its front board is starting to detach from the text block. The boards of volume three are beginning to detach from the text block.
- The Battle-Fields of the Republic; from Lexington to the City of Mexico by Henry W. Harrison - Dated 1857 by Henry Carey Baird - The front board of volume one has detached from the text block and is repaired with white tape inside its hinge. The rear board has started to separate from the text block. There is a strip of blue tape running along the spine.
- In and Out of Rebel Prisons by A. Cooper - Dated c.1888 by R. J. Oliphant - The title page is detached and no longer present.
- A Pictorial History of the United States of America, from the Earliest Discoveries by R. Thomas - Dated 1844 by E. Strong
- Indian Horrors or, Massacres by the Red Men by Henry Davenport Northrop, D. D. - Dated c.1890 by J. R. Jones - The title page displays a number of small tears. The front board has started to detach from the text block. This volume features many illustrations. The boards displays signs of wear with rubbing to their edges, corners and surfaces.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9151

$80
This lot includes the group of antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, Uncle Wiggily and His Friends and Happy Jack Squirrel's Bright Idea. 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 9152

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on the history of Sullivan County, NY:

- History of Sullivan County by James Eldridge Quinlan - Dated 1965 by Fallsburg Printing Company - This reprint of the 1873 original is number 698 of a limited republication of 775 copies.
- Directory of Names for Use with the History of Sullivan County by James Eldridge Quinlan - Dated 1970 by Fallsburg Printing Company - This volume is a companion-piece to the History of Sullivan County, and is number 520 of a limited edition of 1,500 copies.
- Gazetteer and Business Directory of Sullivan County, New York for 1872-3 by Hamilton Child - Dated 1975 by Fallsburg Printing Company - This reprint of the 1872 original is number 10 of a limited republication of 1,029 copies.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9153

$25
Title: Reed's Guide to the Examinations of a Second Hand, Skipper or Extra Skipper, of Fishing Vessels & Trawlers for Certificates of Competency
Author: C. M. Swainston
Publisher: Thomas Reed and Co.
Printing Year: 1910

Condition/Details: Bound in dark paper-covered boards with black and crimson lettering and cloth spine backing, this extremely scarce antique volume is an instruction book for sailors, covering topics such as tending a vessel at anchor, springing a leak, taking cast of lead in heavy weather, and more. The work is illustrated with several black and white illustrations and black, green and red figures, as well as a fold-out figure of compasses. The volume shows external age/wear, with some of the paper separating from the boards and creasing. The boards are separated from the text block. The text block is well bound with age toned pages, with some creasing. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 1/4" and contains 272 pages.
 
Lot 9154

$20
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: Jill McCorkle, Laurie E. King, Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Helen Knode, Armistead Maupin, Brenda K. Marshall and Elisabeth Robinson. 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 9155

$175
Title: The Short Stories of H. G. Wells
Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company
Printing Year: 1929 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in navy cloth with bright gilt embossing on the front board and spine, this antique volume is the stated first edition of a collection of Wells' stories, including the popular story "The Time Machine," with the extremely rare original dust jacket. The work contains colorful endpapers with a triangular design and "H" & "G" within the triangles. The dust jacket shows a navy and white diamond pattern with red and navy writing. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages with blue top edge. The mylared dust jacket shows wear along the edges and is split into several pieces along the edges. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8" and contains 1,015 pages.
 
Lot 9156

$90
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes matchbooks, books, pamphlets, puzzles and maps, among other items. Themes represented include: Russia, travel, entertainment and nautical, among others. 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 9157

$70
This lot includes the group of author-signed books on the Civil Rights Movement shown in the corresponding image(s). Featured in this lot is Going Against the Wind, a limited edition volume, number 60 of 300, housed in the original slip case and signed by Hank Paron, Andrew Young, Jean Young, Maynard Jackson, John Lewis and Skip Mason. The authors in this collection include Nikki Giovanni (Rosa, the Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award), Stephen L .Carter, David L. Chappell, Judge Robert L. Carter and Carl T. Rowan. 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 9158

$25
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature from its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Kim Stanley Robinson, Richard Marcinko, Orson Scott Card and Dick Francis. 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 9159

$45
This lot includes the group of New York State history books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include an biographical encyclopedia, reports to state commissioners on highways and public instruction, and books on the Catskill mountains, the Tilden Monument and Syracuse. 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 9160

$10
This auction lot includes the following pair of railroad titles:

- A Textbook on Electric Lighting and Railways by uncredited - Dated 1901 by International Textbook Company
- The Road-Master's Assistant and Section-Master's Guide by William S. Huntington - Dated 1884 by The Railroad Gazette - Small volume, containing "reference for all having to do with the permanent way of American railroads." Bound in stiff wrappers. Shows external wear, with wrappers separating from text block. Some moisture indications.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9161

$80
Title: Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs für Schule und Haus
Author: Dr. Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert
Publisher: J. H. Schreiber
Printing Year: c.1886

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth-covered boards with a brightly-colored illlustration across its front board, this antique volume is a scarce collection of colored plates illustrating the natural history of the animal, plant and mineral kingdom. This German-language volume shows external age/wear with rubbing to the edges, corners and surfaces of the boards. There is red tape running the length of the spine and a strip of green tape along the hinge of the front board. The volume is bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Approximately five leaves are detached but remain present. The book measures approximately 9 1/4" x 13".
 
Lot 9162

$25
This lot features the following piece of artwork:

Artist: J. Wood
Medium: Engraving
Year: c1890
Dimensions: Frame measures 8 3/4"by 11 1/2"

Details/Condition: This original piece features an engraved portrait of Thomas Say, known as the father of American entomology, signed by Say. The portrait is likely an excised frontispiece from a volume on or by Say. At the bottom of the engraving, Hoppner Meyer is listed as the engraver and J. Wood is listed as the original painter of the portrait.

Thomas Say (June 27, 1787 – October 10, 1834) was an American naturalist, entomologist, malacologist and carcinologist. He was a taxonomist and is often considered to be the father of descriptive entomology in the United States and one of the founding fathers of the Entomological Society of America (ESA). ESA maintains several series of publications and awards that are named after Say. Throughout his career, Say described over 1,000 new species of beetles and over 400 species of insects of other orders. No single individual before had discovered more new species than him. (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

This engraving shows light external age/wear, with light moisture indications and age toning.
 
Lot 9163

$130
Title: The Buccaneers; of, The Monarchs of the Main
Author: Walter Thornbury
Publisher: G. Routledge & Co. (London)
Printing Year: 1858

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter red leather with red cloth-covered boards, gilt lettering and designs to the spine along with raised bands, and with gilt to the top edge of the text block, this antique volume is a scarce historical piece on piracy during the seventeenth century. The work features eight color illustrations by "Phiz," also known as Hablot Knight Browne (H. K. Browne), the well-known illustrator who is notable for his work with Charles Dickens. All called-for illustrations are present. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The page featuring the first illustration displays a few very small tears, which do not affect the illustration itself. The book measures approximately 5" x 7 1/2" and contains 454 pages.
 
Lot 9164

$110
Title: The Speckled Brook Trout
Author: Various Experts with Rod and Reel
Publisher: R. H. Russell
Printing Year: 1902

Condition/Details: Bound in paper boards made to look like tree bark with fishing flys and a paper spine label, this antique volume is a scarce early work on fishing and the brook trout. The work contains all 17 full-page illustrations as listed in the table of contents, including several color illustrations, and illustrations throughout within the text. The volume shows light external age/wear, with rubbing to the extremities. The text block is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" and contains 184 pages.
 
Lot 9165

$20
This lot includes the group of author-signed books on history shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 9166

$25
This lot includes the group of signed military- and combat-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). Original signatures include: Dennis M. Keese, Allan Seiden, Nelson D. Lankford, Howard Bahr, Rick Atkinson, Elain Shepard and Larry Heineman. 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 9167

$350
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's 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 9168

$70
Title: The Old Mistresses' Apologue (known as Advice to a Young Man on the Choice of a Mistress)
Author: Benjamin Franklin
Publisher: Janus Press (Newark West Burke, Vermont)
Printing Year: 1975 Signed Limited Edition

Condition/Details: This small volume is bound in brown paper wrappers and was printed on Kozu Special paper. This work is a limited edition volume, number 55 of 100, signed by the illustrator Claire Van Vliet and printed for "Janus' 21st and my (Van Vilet's) 42nd birthdays." The work includes two woodcut engravings and the text, written by Benjamin Franklin in 1745. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages.
 
Lot 9169

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of author-signed titles:

- The Three Incestuous Sisters by Audrey Niffenegger - Dated 2005 by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - First edition, signed on title page. Oblong volume.
- Santa's Twin by Dean Koontz - Dated 1996 by HarperPrism - Includes certification of authenticity. In dust jacket.
- Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard - Dated 1992 by Delacorte Press - First edition, in dust jacket.
- Eragon - Inheritance by Christopher Paolini - Dated 2003 by Alfred A. Knopf - In dust jacket.
- The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks - Dated 1996 by Warner Books - First edition, in dust jacket.
- The Adventures of Vin Fiz by Clive Cussler - Dated 2006 by Philomel Books - First edition in dust jacket.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9170

$70
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material 22 Studebaker Service booklets from 1915-1917, featuring articles on caring for the automobiles and replacing parts. 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. These booklets show well, with some age/wear indications. The booklets have moisture markings, primarily on the bottom right corner, and occasional creasing and small tears. Overall, these booklets appear to be complete.
 
Lot 9171

$25
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 9172

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

- Vonnegut Hardware Co. General Catalog No. 38 by Unattributed - Dated 1938 by The North American Press - This volume is a catalog of the hardware company founded by Kurt Vonnegut's great-grandfather Clemens Vonnegut, Sr. At the time of this catalog, the firm had been in business for 86 years. The Vonnegut Hardware Company had a retail store in Indianapolis and was also a wholesale supplier of hardware and industrial supplies. Kurt Vonnegut worked at the hardware store during the summers of his high school years. When this catalog was issued he would have been 15 years old. A previous owner's signature is present on a store bookplate affixed inside the front board. The volume shows age/wear with rubbing to the edges of the boards. Moisture exposure is present on both boards and the spine.
- The Book of Fishes by Unattributed - Dated 1924 by The National Geographic Society - This former library copy features numerous illustrations and photographs. The boards have started to separate from the text block. This volume bears library stamps and other similar markings.
- Sexual Behavior in the Human Male by Alfred C. Kinsey, Wardell B. Pomeroy & Clyde E. Martin - Dated 1948 by W. B. Saunders Company - This volume is complete with dust jacket. The jackets bears some tears with pieces no longer present.
- Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls or War on the White Slave Trade by Ernest A. Bell - Dated 1910 by G. Bell - This volume features numerous illustrations. The boards have started to separate from the text block.
- An Account of Virginia, its Scituation [sic], Temperature, Productions, Inhabitants and their manner of planting and ordering Tobacco by Thomas Glover - Dated 1904 by B. H. Blackwell - This is a former library copy and bears corresponding indications, such as stamps.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9173

$70
This auction lot includes the following group of antique volumes on history and theology:

- The Josephine Gallery edited by Alice and Phoebe Cary - Dated 1859 by Derby & Jackson - This volume features many illustrations, some of which appear in color. There is a strip of brown tape running along the length of the spine.
- The Dramatic List: A Record of the Principal Performances of Living Actors and Actresses of the British Stage by Charles Eyre Pascoe - Dated 1879 by Hardwicke and Bogue - This volume is illustrated by numerous original photographs.
- Kings and Queens; or, Life in the Palace by John S. C. Abbott - Dated 1848 by Harper and Brothers - This volume features a tissue-guarded frontispiece.
- All Religions and Religious Ceremonies by Thomas Williams - Dated 1823 by Oliver D. Cooke and Sons - This volume features two parts: part one is "Christianity, Mahometanism and Judaism;" part two is "A View of the History-Religion-Manners and Customs of the Hindoos."
- An Impartial History of the Late Revolution of France by Jean-Paul Rabaut - Dated 1794 by Thomas Greenleaf - This volume bears pencil markings on the front endpapers.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9174

$25
Title: Revolutionary Radicalism: Its History, Purpose and Tactics, with an Exposition and Discussion of the Steps Being Taken and Required to Curb It, Being the Report of the Joint Legislative Committee Investigating Seditious Activities, Filed April 24th, 1920, in the Senate of the State of New York
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Company
Printing Year: 1920
Number of Volumes: Complete 4-volume set

Notes: Bound in blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to the spine, this antique set is a scarce compilation providing lengthy details of nearly every notable labor and management, and radicals and government conflict in the late 1880s to 1920. The committee spent more than a year "...gathering information on suspected radical groups by raiding offices and examining documents, infiltrating meetings, assisting law enforcement agents in the arrest of thousands, and subpoenaing witnesses for the committee's hearings. The investigation generated nationwide publicity and contributed to a repressive environment in which the New York State Assembly expelled five of its socialist members. One of its principal targets was the Rand School of Social Science. The Committee's work also led to the prosecution of a number of individuals." Known as the Lusk Commission Report, the work is illustrated throughout with photographs, facsimile reproductions of important documents and drawings. The volumes show external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The boards of volumes one and four display evidence of exposure to moisture. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9". (Information courtesy of Wikipedia.)
 
Lot 9175

$20
This lot includes the group of signed sports-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). Signatures include several members of the Harlem Globetrotters, Rosey Grier, Floyd Landis, Martina Navratilova, Dennis Rodman, Carl Lewis and Harold Rosenthal, as well as authors Rosey Grier and Kathi Mills. 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 9176

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

- The Rubaiyát of Omar Khayyám translated by Edward Fitzgerald - Dated 1938 by Illustrated Editions Company - This volume features illustrations by Hamzeh Abdullah Kar.
- The Exhibits in an Attachment Suit by Charles Peale Didier - Dated 1896 by Williams & Wilkins Company - The volume features many illustrations. The edges of the boards, and the spine are covered with green tape. The front board has started to separate from the text block. The lower portion of the text block displays evidence of exposure to moisture.
- The Romance of Tristam of Lyones and La Beale Isoude by Evelyn Hall - Undated by George G. Harrar & Co., Ltd. - This volume features numerous illustrations and is complete with dust jacket.
- Candle-Lightin' Time by Paul Laurence Dunbar - Dated 1902 by Dodd, Mead & Co. - This volume is illustrated with photographs by the Hampton Institute Camera Club and "decorations" by Margaret Armstrong. The front board has begun to separate from the text block.
- Idylls and Poems by Anna Maria Fay - Dated 1879 by G. P. Putnam's Sons
- The Works of Sir John Suckling: Containing His Poems, Letters and Plays by John Suckling - Dated 1709 by Jacob Tonson - The front board is detached and no longer present. The rear board is detached but present.
- The Fisherman of Gamp's Island or, Ye Are Not Your Own by Miss C. Chesebro - Dated 1865 by Carlton and Lanahan - This volume features four illustrations.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 9177

$120
Title: Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-4 (Volume VII)
Author: Unattributed
Publisher: A. O. P. Nicholson
Printing Year: 1857

Condition/Details: Bound in marbled paper-covered boards with a leather spine featuring a stamped title, this antique volume is a scarce report from Lieutenant John G. Parke of the Corps of Topographical Engineers, in regard to the routes in California to connect with the routes near the 35th and 32nd parallels, and upon that portion of the route near the 32nd parallel lying between the Rio Grande and Pimas Villages on the Gila. The work is illustrated with many plates, graphs and maps, some of which fold out. Many of the full-page illustrations appear in color. The title page states that this volume is from the second session of the 33rd Congress, and is Ex. Doc. number 91. The volume shows light external age/wear with rubbing to the corners, edges and surfaces of the boards and spine, and is solidly bound with lightly age-toned pages which display light foxing. The top edge of the spine displays some flaking. The book measures approximately 9 1/2" x 11 3/4" and contains several hundred pages.
 
Lot 9178

$35
This lot includes the group of antique estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: The Domestic Animals, The Intertype, The Young Lady's Friend, The Perfect Gentleman, and New Year's Eve. 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 9179

$35
This lot includes the group of antique history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: A Pictorial History of the Western World, A Book of the United States, Journal of the Private Life and Conversation of the Emperor Napoleon at Saint Helena, Portraiture of Quakerism and Odd People. 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 9180

$15
This lot includes the group of signed books signed by author Susan Cheever shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles include: Doctors and Women, A Woman's Life, A Handsome Man, Looking for Work and Elizabeth Cole. Four of the five volumes in this lot bear an original signature of Susan Cheever. The lone unsigned volume is Looking for Work. 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 9181

$35
Title: The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the Year 1775
Author: various
Publisher: W. Otridge and Son
Printing Year: 1801

Condition/Details: Bound in brown leather-covered boards with raised spine bands, this antique volume provides a history of the year 1775, the first year of the American Revolutionary War, from the English perspective. The volume discusses the War, mentioning in the preface "It was not without regret that we found the dissentions between this country and its colonies at length ripened into a civil war...," with other references throughout the volume. The volume contains the history of Europe, state papers, natural history, poetry and books. According to the title page, this is the sixth edition. The volume shows external age/wear, with the front board and first signature of pages detached from the rest of the volume. The remaining text block is bound tightly, with age toned pages. There are two moisture indications on the bottom edge of the pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 8 1/2".
 
Lot 9182

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

Title: Trains
Issue Dates: 1946-1950
Approximate Number of Issues: 30

Notes: These classic, vintage magazines show very nicely, with handsome color front covers. The issues in this lot include the full run from 1946 and eight issues from 1947, as well as various other issues from 1948-1950. The 1946 and 1947 issues measure approximately 7" by 10 1/2", with color front covers and black and white rear covers. The issues from 1948-50 are larger, measuring 8" by 11 1/2", with color front and rear covers. Overall, these magazines show well. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping and loose covers.
 
Lot 9183

$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 personal correspondence with members of university staff. 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 9184

$15
This lot includes the group of books authored by Sharon McCrumb shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of Sharon McCrumb. Titles include: St. Dale, The Windsor Knot, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, The Ballad of Frankie Silver, Zombies of the Gene Pool and The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter (which features a signature on an inserted photograph). 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 9185

$40
This lot includes the group of author-signed children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). 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 9186

$50
Title: Waverly Novels
Author: Sir Walter Scott
Publisher: Peter Fenelon Collier, Publisher
Printing Year: circa 1894
Number of Volumes: Complete 36-volume set

Notes: Bound in dark green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce collection of the novels of Sir Walter Scott. This set is a reprint of the famous Abbotsford Edition, and printed in large, clear type, the aim of which was "to present the Waverly Novels to the American reading public with all of the approved illustrations that Scott's friends and literary executors have combined to furnish subjects for" (publisher's preface). The volumes show varying degrees of external age/wear, with certain volumes showing markings to covers and hinge cracking. The books measure approximately 4 3/4" x 7".
 
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