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Lot 1378

$70

Title: Another Pamela or, Virtue Still Rewarded: A Story
Author: Upton Sinclair - Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. was an American author and one-time candidate for governor of California who wrote close to one hundred books in many genres. He achieved popularity in the first half of the twentieth century, acquiring particular fame for his classic muckraking novel, "The Jungle" (1906). It exposed conditions in the U.S. meat packing industry, causing a public uproar that contributed in part to the passage a few months later of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act.
Publisher: The Viking Press
City: New York
Year: 1950
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 314 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 8.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition of this novel by Upton Sinclair. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "To Melville Kress / for free democratic / socialism / Upton SInclair."

Volume is bound in pink cloth. Book shows light external wear. Binding is tight. Interior is clean and without markings.

Intact dust jacket is preserved in glassine cover, with taping over flaps.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1379

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on the history of the Balkans shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Emile de Laveleye's "The Balkan Peninsula" (G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1887), with color frontispiece map showing tears to panel edges, and a first edition "The Secrets of the Balkans: Seven Years of a Diplomatist's Life in the Storm Centre of Europe" (Rand McNally & Company, 1921) To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in the shelf lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 1380

$15

Book Details: Reference books, including two by Alan Villiers, have a prominent role in this collection of nautical history, which features encyclopedias of ship components and dictionaries of naval terms. Several works on navigation are also included.

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Condition / Notes: 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.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $51.00
Lot 1381

$60

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible vintage and antique books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a limited edition of "Rivulets of Prose: Critical Essays by Walt Whitman" (Greenberg Publisher, 1928) and a first edition of Giovanni Battista Gelli's "Circe" (Cornell U. P., 1963, in well-preserved dust jacket), with an introduction by Robert Adams. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with 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.



For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 1382

$15

Book Details: This lot includes volumes 1, 3 and 4 of William J. Romero's The Illustrated Guide for Modeling: HMS Warrior (74), 1781" shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These copies are new and preserved in shrink wrap.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 1383

$25

Book Details: This odd, antique and vintage lot contains essay collections by J.B. Priestley and George Saintsbury, a signed limited edition essay, "Dreaming," by Gerald Bullett, a volume with the ambitious title, "The Disclosures of the Universal Mysteries," John Addington Symonds 1928 effort to understand homosexuality in the context of ancient Greek and modern Christian and other ethics; and a book in German on Tuscan painters of the 13th century.

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Condition / Notes: 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.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 1384

$25

Title: College Songs for Banjo
Author: uncredited author
Editor: A. Baur, W. A. Cole
Publisher: Oliver Ditson & Company
City: Boston
Year: 1888
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 120 pages
Width: 10.25" Height: 12.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped green cloth, with gilt lettering and ornamental design to front cover. Book shows staining to front cover, with small stain to fore edge of rear cover. Binding displays light soiling. Book is firmly bound. Pages are clean and without markings.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1385

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on nautical history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Hans Staden: The True History of His Captivity, 1557" (Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929), translated and edited by Malcolm Letts, a first edition of "A Survey of the Commercial Sailing Craft Built in the Auckland Province and in particular Those Sailing Out of Auckland with Some Account of Their Trade" (The Pelorus Press Ltd., 1960, in dust jacket) by Clifford Hawkins, and "Six Galleons for the King of Spain: Imperial Defense in the Early Seventeenth Century " (The Johns Hopkins U. P., 1986, in dust jacket) by Carla Rahn Phillips. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.



For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 1386

$30

Book Details: This lot of collectible and decorative antique literature includes writers still remembered, like Henry James and Rudyard Kipling, and others who have been forgotten, such as Alice Brown, Charles Lever, and Margaret Deland. One of the Henry James books, "A Landscape Painter," is a first edition. The large volume of Charles Lever's works has a gold-stamped pictorial cover and is illustrated with many chromolithographs. It shows little wear, as do the other books in this lot.
Condition / Notes: The books in this lot are clean and in generally very good condition.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 1387

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique nautical reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are E. G. Martin's "Sailorman" (Oxford U. P., 1933), a reprint of "Falconer's Marine Dictionary" (Augustus M. Kelley, Publishers, 1970, in dust jacket), and "The Old Wooden Walls: Their Construction, Equipment, etc. Being an Abridge Edition of Falconer's Celebrated Marine Dictionary" (W. & G. Foyle, Ltd., 1930). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 1388

$325

Details: This antique surveyor's transit is a superb piece of precision machining with real sculptural beauty. Manufactured in brass, steel, and mahogany by Keuffel & Esser in the first years of the 20th century, the transit comes in its original fitted case. Its exterior dimensions are 12" x 14" 8-1/2". There is no serial number on the transit, but it shows patent dates of 1899 and 1901. Please note some mild corrosion. Its various parts and screws move freely. It does not have a tripod.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: With the exception of some minor corrosion (see photos), this item and its case are in very good condition.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $38.50
Lot 1389

$60
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- - - The Illustrated Guide for Modeling the Royal Yacht Fubbs, 1724 by William J. Romero - Dated 1997 by Pier Books/Dupont Communications - First EditionVolume is bound in original wrappers. Book is in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1390

$150

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted during a Residence with His Lordship at Pisa, in the Years 1821 and 1822" (Henry Colburn, 1824, stated second edition) and "A Defense of Edgar Allan Poe: Life, Character and Dying Declarations of the Poet. An Official Account of His Death, by His Attending Physician" (William F. Boogher, Publisher, 1885, front cover detached) by John J. Moran. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in the shelf lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 1391

$100

Details: This lot of vintage and antique ephemera contains correspondence and greeting cards (including Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, birthday, etc.) from the 1940s and 1950s, and a few surprising items as well. Many of the postcards and letters relate to WWII, some written on military stationary or from foreign postings. Also part of this lot is an 1899 fold-out photographic souvenir postcard of Cornell University, pre-war covers from Algeria, and a '50s vintage catalog for Sterling model planes and boats. Two art photographs by H. Schieberth are included, and are pencil signed by the artist. Several antique wedding and other photographs are in this lot. Judging by the old-fashioned German script on the back which was outlawed by the Nazis, a souvenir photo of a bicycle corps in a military parade in Dortmund, 1933, must have been printed before 1941.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications, such as tattered corners or bindings.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $17.50
Lot 1392

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique decoratively bound books on art shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are John Vinycomb's "Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art with Special Reference to Their Use in British Heraldry" (Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1906), "Handbuch fur Kupferstichsammler: Technische Erklarungen, Ratschlage fur das Sammeln und das Aufbewahren" (Verlag von Karl W. Hiersemann, 1923) by Hans W. SInger, and "Kunstlerbriefe" (Verlag von J. Guttentag, 1879), with translation and notes by Ernst Guhl. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 1393

$10

Title: Canoes of Oceania
Author: A. C. Haddon, James Hornell
Publisher: Bishop Museum Press
City: Honolulu
Year: 1975
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Pagination: xvii/454/342/88 pages
Width: 7.5" Height: 11"
Book Details: Contains the following three volumes: Vol. 1: The Canoes of Polynesia, Fiji, and Micronesia; Vol. 2: The Canoes of Melanesia, Queensland, and New Guinea; Vol. 3: Definitions of Terms, General Survey, and Conclusions. These correspond to special publications 27, 28 and 29, respectively.
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in original wrappers. Book shows light external wear, concentrated at extremities. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and bright. Contains many in-text and full-page illustrations, including facsimiles, maps and plans.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1394

$25

Book Details: This collection of books highlights some unusual accomplishments of 19th women in America. Several of the books have a strong religious component: two of the women chronicled (Sarah Judson and Susan Howard) served as foreign missionaries before the Civil War; Hannah Gibbons wrote a spiritual memoir; and Irish immigrant and ex-nun, Edith O'Gorman, penned a sensational, anti-Catholic expose, "Convent Life Unveiled." Another unconventional life is described in a book about the poet, essayist and editor Louise Imogen Guiney. This book includes a picture of Guiney signed in pencil by the artist. Another volume, by one of the very first woman physicians, Harriet Hunt, is a memoir dedicated to another prominent Victorian reformer, abolitionist, and suffragist, Sarah Grimke. Last is "The Aristocratic Journey," a volume of letters that Mrs. Basil Hall wrote describing her visit to America in 1827-8, predating Fanny Trollope's famous disparagement of the U.S. by five years.


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Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 1395

$30

Book Details: This lot of vintage and antique estate books includes decorative children's literature; eleven of Shakepeare's plays individually bound in small, hand-size leather volumes designed and decorated by Eric Gill; early and first printings of collections of Peanuts cartoons; and a beautiful edition of Rupert Brooke's poems.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications, such as tattered corners or bindings. The Shakespeare and Brooke volumes are in very good condition.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 1396

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on New York State history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "A Descriptive Review of the Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Historical Development of the State of New York with Special Charts, Detail Maps and Profuse Half-Tone Illustrations from All Parts of the Empire State" (George F. Cram Company, 1916, shaken volume showing significant external wear) and "Annual Report of the Inspectors of State Prisons for the Year Ending Sept. 30, 1868. Transmitted to the Legislature, January 21, 1869" (Printing House of Charles Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1869). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 1397

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on Atlantis shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Ignatius Donnelly's "Atlantis: The Antediluvian World" (Samson Low, Marston & Company, 1910), Roger Devigne's "Voyages: Un Continent Disparu. L'Atlantide: Sixieme Partie du Monde" (Les Editions G. Cres et Cie., 1923), and "Marchen aus Kordofan" (Eugen Diederichs, 1923), edited by Leo Frobenius as Volume IV of the series "Atlantis"Volksmarchen und Volksdichtungen Afrikas." To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with the books in the shelf lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $9.50
Lot 1398

$30

Details: This lot of first day covers has four separate packets. In the first, there are ten FDCs honoring the inaugural space shuttle program. These have color Zaso cachets and were issued in 1978-9. Also in this packet is a limited edition of nine Canadian FDCs, and 15 "History of Science & Invention" stamps from different countries. This collection is dated 1983.

Sixteen covers celebrate the 1893 Columbian Exposition with an enlarged reproduction of the original stamp and 22 karat gold foil replicas. Twelve covers issued by the Postal Commemorative sopciety have sports as a theme. Two of them contain the original Olympic Games stamps, and ten are covers containnig an original stamp and a gold foil replica of the stamp. Last are eleven covers celebrating various historical events. Each has an enlarged reproduction of the original stamp and a gold foil reproduction.

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Condition / Notes: These FDCs are all in excellent condition.

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Lot 1399

$50

Title: Flowers
Artist: Abigail Bird
Medium: Painting - watercolor
Features: Original
Print Year: 1820
Width: 12.0" Height: 13.5"
Art Notes: There are two lovely antique watercolor paintings of flowers in this lot. According to the consignor and to the genealogical information on the back, both were painted by Abigail Bird about 1820. The larger one measures 12" x 13.5", and the smaller one is 11" x 12.75". They have matching frames. These pictures are from the Van Lennep family estate. (Abigail Bird was the great-grandmother of Emily Ann Bird, who married Henry J. Van Lennep.)

Henry J. Van Lennep (1815-1889) was a noted nineteenth century minister, missionary, writer, illustrator, and educator. Born in Smyrna, Van Lennep was educated in the U.S. but returned to Turkey upon ordination, where he served as missionary for 29 years. During this time, he traveled extensively throughout western Asia and Egypt, aided by his proficiency in many languages. A skillful artist, he wrote and illustrated several books based on his travels. Published during a time when public curiosity about "the Orient" was high, these books were very popular, showing the scenery, people, and customs of Asia Minor, and discussing these elements with Biblical and archaeological references. He also illustrated scientific texts with the noted geologist and President of Amherst College, Edward Hitchcock. After losing his sight in 1869, he returned to the U.S., where he spent the last twenty years of his life teaching natural sciences and languages at Ingham University, a women's college in Le Roy, New York, and later serving as co-principal at the Sedgwick Institute in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, with his son, Edward.

The provenance of this material can be traced directly back to Henry Van Lennep through four generations of his descendants.

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Condition: The paintings are well-preserved and in good condition, but some of the gilt on the frames has fallen off.

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Lot 1400

$130

Title: The Life and Habits of Wild Animals
Author: Daniel Giraud Elliot - Daniel Giraud Elliot was an American zoologist.

Elliot was one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, of the American Ornithologists' Union and of the Société zoologique de France. He was also curator of zoology at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Elliot used his wealth to publish a series of sumptuous color-plate books on birds and animals. Elliot wrote the text himself and commissioned artists such as Joseph Wolf and Joseph Smit, both of whom had worked for John Gould, to provide the illustrations. The books included "A Monograph of the Phasianidae (Family of the Pheasants)" (1870-72), "A Monograph of the Paradiseidae or Birds of Paradise" (1873), "A Monograph of the Felidae or Family of Cats" (1878) and "Review of the Primates" (1913).

In 1899, Elliot was invited to join the elite Harriman Alaska Expedition to study and document wildlife along the Alaskan coast.

The National Academy of Sciences awards the Daniel Giraud Elliot medal "for meritorious work in zoology or paleontology published in a three- to five-year period. Established through the Daniel Giraud Elliot Fund by gift of Miss Margaret Henderson Elliot."
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1874
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 122 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements
Width: 10.25" Height: 13.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Handsome antique volume is bound in blue cloth, with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs to spine and front cover. Stamped depiction of lion adorns center of front cover. Book shows mild external wear, with lightly bumped outside corners. Binding is firm. Previous owner's name appears in top margin of half title page. Gilt-edged pages are clean and without markings. Illustrations and designs by Joseph Wolf, engraved by J. W. & Edward Whymper.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 1401

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a first U.S. edition of "The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt: Master Painter of the Naval World of Nelson and Patrick O'Brien" (Mystic Seaport Museum, INc., 2004) and a first printing of "Classic Sailing Ships" (W. W. Norton & Company, 1988) by Kenneth Giggal. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 1402

$25

Title: Windjammers Significant: An Account of the Finest Deepwater Square-Rigged Sailing Vessels Ever Constructed
Author: J. Ferrell Colton
Publisher: J. F. Colton & Co.
City: Flagstaff
Year: 1954
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xli/296 pages
Width: 8" Height: 10.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work. This is copy number 867 of 1000.

Volume is bound in blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is sound. Interior is clean and bright. Profusely illustrated with photographic plates.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1403

$500

Title: Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States. Part I. The Tenth Edition. To Which Is Added, the Manual Exercise, and Evolutions of the Cavalry: As Practised in the Late American Army
Author: Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben - Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand von Steuben (born Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben), also referred to as the Baron von Steuben, was a Prussian-born military officer who served as inspector general and Major General of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He is credited with being one of the fathers of the Continental Army in teaching them the essentials of military drills, tactics, and disciplines. He wrote the "Revolutionary War Drill Manual," the book that served as the standard United States drill manual until the War of 1812. He served as General George Washington's chief of staff in the final years of the war.
Publisher: Greenleaf's Press
City: New York
Year: 1794
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 95 pages
Width: 4" Height: 6.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather. Book shows external wear, with cracking and chipping to covers. Minor loss is visible at edges. Front hinge is cracked. Previous owners' names appear at top of title page. Moisture markings can be seen at front and rear of volume. Lightly age-toned pages display light foxing. Plates at rear of volume show extensive loss, with all fold-outs lacking panels.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1404

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on music history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Wigwam and Forest: A Collection of Odes, Glees and Part-Songs, Arranged for Male Voices, with Marches, etc. Designed for Tribal, Public and Home Use" (Shepard & Bonney, 1888), and "Baby Work" (Vestoff-Serova Russian School of Dancing, c. 1917) by Sonia Serova. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.


For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 1405

$45

Title: 17th and 18th Century Ship Models from the Kriegstein Collection
Author: Arnold Kriegstein, Henry Kriegstein
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Florence, Oregon
Year: 2007
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 215 pages
Width: 12.5" Height: 10.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Book and dust jacket are in excellent condition. Lavishly illustrated.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 1406

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on Mediterranean nautical history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance" (The John Hopkins Press, 1934, with spine cover detached from front) signed by author Frederic Chapin Lane, and the second volume of "Insurance in Venice from the Origins to the End of the Serenissima: Documents Published for the 125th Anniversary of the Company (1831-1956)" (S. p. A. Poligrafici il Resto del Carlino, 1958) by Giuseppe Stefani. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.


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Lot 1407

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique nature books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Henry Ottridge Reik's "A Tour of America's National Parks" (E. P. Dutton & Co., 1920) and a first edition of John Muir's "A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf" (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916) To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.



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Lot 1408

$15

Book Details: Archaeological and the anthropological studies of early peoples are the subject of this book lot. Attention is paid to Chinese archaeology and the ancient Middle East and Eden Valley, but there are also books on primitive belief, and works of anthropology in Indonesia and the Horn of Africa. Many of these are paper-bound academic studies and monographs.

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Condition / Notes: 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.


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Lot 1409

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on European art shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Remarks on the Writings and Conduct of J. J. Rousseau/Bemerkungen uber J. J. Rousseaus Schriften und Verhalten" (Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag, 1962) by Johann Heinrich Fussli, and "Pieces sur l'art: Degas, danse, dessin et divers ecrits sur la peinture" (Editions de la N. R. F., 1938) by Paul Valery. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with 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.



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Lot 1410

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

- American Maritine Paintings of John Stobart by Robert P. Davis, John Stobart - Dated 1991 by Dutton - Signed EditionAuthor's inscription appears on title page. Dust jacket shows shelfwear and light soiling.
- Stobart: The Discovery of America's Maritime Heritage by Robert Davis, John Stobart - Dated 1985 by E. P. Dutton - Signed EditionAuthor's inscription appears on title page. Dust jacket shows shelfwear. `


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Lot 1411

$25

Title: The Cosmographiae Introductio of Martin Waldseemuller in Facsimile Followed by the Four Voyages of Amerigo Vespucci, with Their Translation into English; To Which Are Added Waldseemuller's Two World Maps of 1507
Author: Franz von Wieser, Joseph Fischer
Editor: Charles George Herbermann
Publisher: The United States Catholic Historical Society
City: New York
Year: 1908
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 151 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 9"
Book Details: This is a scarce facsimile of a 1507 title which appears to contain the first printed suggestion that the new world be called America in honor of Americus Vespucci as its discoverer.

Antique volume is bound in dark green cloth, with bright green lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows mild shelfwear. Binding is firm. Interior is clean and without markings. Illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and well-preserved fold-out maps.
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce facsimile of a 1507 title which appears to contain the first printed suggestion that the new world be called America in honor of Americus Vespucci as its discoverer.

Antique volume is bound in dark green cloth, with bright green lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows mild shelfwear. Binding is firm. Interior is clean and without markings. Illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and well-preserved fold-out maps.

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Lot 1412

$30

Details: Two antique food grinders make up this lot. First is an unmarked, working cast iron and wood coffee mill. This piece is 11" tall on a base 6.25" square. Second is an operational cheese or nut grater manufactured by Harras of Germany. It is marked #52, and is 9.5" tall when clamped to a table. The large cylinder is 3-1/2" in diameter.

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Condition / Notes: The wooden base on the coffee grinder has been repainted with a faux wood grain finish. The base is cracked (see photo).
The cheese grater intact and in good condition, except for oxidation consistent with age.

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Lot 1413

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decoratively bound antique books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are J. M. Barrie's "The Little White Bird" (Hodder and Stoughton, 1902) and a three-volume "The Age of Fable or Beauties of Mythology" (Review of Reviews Company, 1913) by Thomas Bulfinch. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: 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.


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Lot 1414

$15

Book Details: The history of education is the theme of this lot of books, most of which concern American higher education. Among them is a memoir by a former president of Beloit College, Edward Eaton, which also contains two letters from him; a histories of Timothy Dwight College at Yale and a of Amherst College; and memoirs or biographical writings about scholars (George Ticknor, Gilbert Highet, and Ernest Sihler). Also included in this lot is "More Chronicles of a Pioneer School" and "Specimens of the Oldest Lecture Notes Taken in the Mediaeval University of Uppsala" (Sweden).

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Condition / Notes: 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.


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Lot 1415

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on nautical history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Sea Fights in the East Indies in the Years 1602-1639" (Harvard U. P., 1931) and J. H. Gladstone's "Michael Faraday" (Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1872). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: 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.

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Lot 1416

$30

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique compilations of Harper's Magazine shown in the corresponding image(s). These are volumes LXVIII, LXX, LXXIV and LXXVII, corresponding to the years 1884 to 1888. Issues contain contributions by such writers as Tennyson and Thomas Nelson Page, and articles on packet and clipper service, and travel to the Hebrides, Mexico, and the Caucasus. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with 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.

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Lot 1417

$60

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a limited edition of "Henry George: Printer, Bookseller, Stationer and Bookbinder, Westerham, 1830-c.1846" (Westerham Press, 1972, in slipcase), signed by contributor James Moran, and a special edition of "The Bibliophile's Almanack for 1928" (The Fleuron Limited, 1928). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in the shelf lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.


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Lot 1418

$20

Book Details: A wide selection of books on model boat and ship building is available in this lot, which includes volumes on radio-controlled boats, making ships in bottles, model ships built by POWs, and naval war games.

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Condition / Notes: 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.


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Lot 1419

$15

Book Details: This lot of antique poetry includes volumes by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, James Russell Lowell, and John Greenleaf Whittier. Less well-known poets include Joseph Nunes, Henry Lavely, and Henry Kirke White. An unusual inclusion is an extended joke, written in German, about the origins of a song popular during the Franco-Prussian War. Perhaps in parody of the seminal work done by Germans in the brand-new field of philology, the author "discovers" the genesis of the pop ditty in ancient Egyptian, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Arabic, etc. etc.

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Condition / Notes: 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.


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