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Lot 1252

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on U.S. educational history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Gleason L. Archer's "The Educational OctopusL A Fearless Portrayal of Men and Events in the Old Bay State, 1906-1915" (Self-Published, 1915), signed and inscribed by the author, and George Gary Bush's "Harvard: The First American University" (Cupples, Upham and Company, 1886, ex-library volume) 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 1253

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on naval architecture shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The Naval Architect's and Shipbuilder's Pocket-Book of Formulae, Rules and Tables and Marine Engineer's and Surveyor's Handy Book of Reference" (Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1892) by Clement Mackrow, "Notions elementaires de mecanique du navire" (Augustin Challamel, Editeur, 1895) by Ch. Doyere, and "Naval Architecture: A Manual of Laying-Off Iron, Steel, and Composite Vessels" (Longmans, Green & Co., 1903) by Thomas H. Watson. 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: $15.50
Lot 1254

$30

Book Details: This collection of decorative antique poetry includes some very lovely books, including a delightful miniature gold-stamped volume of Robert Southey's poems. Elizabeth Barrett Browning is represented by "Lady Geraldine's Courtship." The two most beautiful books are by a poet popular in the 1890s, Will Carleton.

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.

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: $8.50
Lot 1255

$10

Title: View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages
Author: Henry Hallam - Henry Hallam was an English historian.

Hallam's earliest literary work was undertaken in connection with the Whig periodical, the Edinburgh Review, where his review of Walter Scott's "Dryden" attracted attention. His first major work, "The View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages," was produced in 1818, and was followed nine years later by the "Constitutional History of England." In 1838-1839 appeared the Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries. A volume of supplemental notes to his Middle Ages was published in 1843; these facts and dates represent nearly all of Hallam's career.

Hallam was a fellow of the Royal Society, and a trustee of the British Museum. In 1830 he received the gold medal for history, founded by George IV.
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
City: New York
Year: 1839
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 568 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5"
Book Details: Described by Hallam himself as a series of historical dissertations, for the period from the 5th to the 15th century. The work consists of nine long chapters: the histories of France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and of the Greek and Saracenic empires, fill five chapters. Others deal with major institutional features of medieval society: the feudal system, the ecclesiastical system, and the political system of England. The last chapter sketches society, commerce, manners, and literature in the Middle Ages.
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather, with gilt lettering to spine label. Front edge and portions of spine have burn marks. Spine cover is detached at front edge. Front board is somewhat loose. Boards show edgewear and scuffing to front board. Lightly age-toned pages with marbled edges display scattered light foxing.

Text appears in double columns.

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 1256

$225

Details: This lot includes the original large antique Remington print in period oak fame shown in the corresponding image(s). Artist's signature appears in plate, immediately under image. This print has as its companion piece a work in identical frame entitled "Old Ramon" from the same year of 1901. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Print has had approximately one inch trimmed off top edge, with closed tear measuring approximately 2" at top edge, cracking at lower left corner, a small closed tear of about one inch in upper half of right edge. Other small cracks and tears are also present. Small stains are visible in top and bottom margins. Piece is preserved under glass, with bright colors, and inner frame that shows loss of material to innermost rim. Outside frame displays light wear. Framed print measures approximately 21.5" x 25.5".

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: $29.50
Lot 1257

$90

Book Details: Spirituality, in its esoteric and gnostic manifestations, informs this lot of vintage books. Chief among them are three fat volumes of collected papers from Eranos, an intellectual discussion group dedicated to the study of psychology, religion, philosophy and spirituality which has met annually in Switzerland since 1933. Featured speakers included C.G. Jung, Mircea Eliade, and Erwin Schrodinger. While some of these books discuss the convergence of spirituality with psychoanalysis, myth, and philosophy, many others take a more mystic and theosophical approach. Authors and/or works discussed include those of Paul Tillich, Aldous Huxley, Ortega y Gasset, Francis Bacon, Freud, and William Blake.

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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: $48.50
Lot 1258

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on American artists shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a first edition of "Background with Figures: Autobiography of Cecilia Beaux" (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930) and a limited edition of "Wood Engravings by Fred T. Larson" (Black Cat Press, 1938, in dust jacket with closed tears). 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 1259

$225

Details: This lot consists of a large, wide-ranging collection of antique horse bridle rosettes or buttons, plus some conventional antique buttons used on clothing. There are 29 bridle rosettes, and 27 of them are unique, i.e., there is just one pair in the collection. They range in size from 1-1/8" to 2-1/2" in diameter. Most of them are brass, but other materials, such as white metal or lead, plain and pictured glass, are also used. One large one shows a castle and the motto, "Vestigia nulla retrorsum," which means "Nothing remains". Another one is marked "Road Drivers Association New York." Two matching ones show large fowls, perhaps peacocks. Other devices include a three-dimensional horse's head, a early steam locomotive, a trotting sulky, a sailing ship, initials, a rope and star (marked on the back, "PA SEP 1888), eagles, a sunflower, a hawk's head (labeled on the back, "Massachusetts State Militia"), a wolf, a saddle, a dog's head, a curling leaf, and red and blue faceted glass jewels.

Also included in this lot is a brooch with a painted scene under glass. This is most likely a converted bridle rosette. One horse brass, eight antique buttons, and ten silver, heart-shaped slotted conchos complete the lot. Two of the antique buttons show horses. The remainder shows a wolf, a leaping stag, a fox with the initials "P H", a naval anchor, the spread eagle symbol of the U.S. Army, and a partridge. Some of the buttons are marked on the back, "Pitt & Co. 31 Maddox St. London," "Sporting Extra Quality," "L.A. Myers, Jr. Inc. Newark, NJ." Three of the buttons have extensive markings and hallmarks which are difficult to read. The only legible word is "Colour."

These items are part of the Van Lennep family estate, and five of the bridle rosettes are mounted on a ribbon to spell the name "Henry."

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 / Notes: These objects are large in good or very good condition. Some of the bridle rosettes are worn, as shown in the photographs.

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 1260

$50

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on U. S. history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller" (Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1847) by Jared Sparks, and Miles Cannon's "Waiilatpu: Its Rise and Fall, 1836-1847. A Story of Pioneer Days in the Pacific Northwest Based Entirely upon Historical Research" (Capital News Job Rooms, 1915). 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: $13.50
Lot 1261

$60

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on U.S. history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Kit Carson's Life and Adventures, from Facts Narrated by Himself, Embracing Events in the Life-Time of America's Greatest Hunter, Trapper, Scout and Guide, including Vivid Accounts of the Every Day Life, Inner Character, and Perculiar Customs of All Indian Tribes of the Far West" (Dustin, Gilman & Co., 1873) by Dewitt C. Peters, and "The Life of Robert Fulton, by His Friend Cadwallader D. Colden. Read before the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York: Comprising Some Account of the Invention, Progress, and Establishment of Steam-Boars,; of Improvements in the Construction and Navigation of Canals, and Other Objects of Public Utility. With an Appendix." (Kirk & Mercein, 1817, lacks frontispiece and fold-out chart). 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: $10.50
Lot 1262

$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 "La femme et le pantin" (Editions du Livre, 1947) by Pierre Louys, with 9 color lithographs by Roger Wild, and a first edition of J. H. Matthews' "Languages of Surrealism" (University of Missouri Press, 1986) 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: $22.50
Lot 1263

$175

Details: This vintage Barbie doll case is dated 1962, so it was manufactured not long after the Barbie doll was introduced in 1959. It's filled with vintage Barbie fashions, both with the Barbie label and without. (Some of the blouses and shorts have the Tammy label.) The doll clothes provide accurate reflections of the "Mad Men" era's period styles. Considering that these were mass-produced toys, these clothes show charming attention to detail, with complicated construction techniques and tailoring, and dress-maker finishing touches like ruffles, bows, decorative appliques, and fastenings (tiny little zippers!). Contents include twelve dresses, seven blouses, four skirts, two pants, three shorts, three scarves, four hats (including one mortarboard), and a pair of pajamas. There are many accessories, including clothes hangars, a full set of snorkeling equipment, a picnic basket, a garter belt and stockings, fifteen pairs of shoes (and three single shoes), four purses, a tennis racket, comb, brush, curlers and hand mirror, a necklace, two suitcases (one missing its lid), eyeglasses, and one red mitten. There is no doll.

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Condition / Notes: The case is in fair condition, with cracking at the corners and oxidation on the clasp and steel fittings. The clothes are dusty and soiled.

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 1264

$60

Title: The Frigate Diana
Author: David White
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
City: Annapolis
Year: 1987
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 120 pages
Width: 10.25" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: Title in the series "Anatomy of the Ship." The DIANA was one of the few Royal Navy frigates for which nearly all records and drawings have survived, from its launching in 1794 to its decommissioning and sale to the Dutch in 1815. This volume offers close photographic studies of the several models that have survived, plus several score reconstructed detailed architectural drawings of her hull, deck plans, sail plan, stowage, armament, and outfitting.
Condition / Notes: Volumes and dust jackets are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated.


Please note that this lot contains 24 copies of THE SAME TITLE. All of these books are still in plastic wrapping.

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 1265

$50

Title: The Shipmodeler: Official Organ of the Ship Model Makers' Club
Author: uncredited author
Editor: E. Armitage McCann
Publisher: Ship Model Makers' Club
City: New York
Year: 1929-1930
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce compilation of the first year of this prestigious ship model journal edited by McCann.

Volume is in publisher's green cloth binding, with gilt lettering to front cover. Book shows light external wear. Binding is tight. Previous owner's armorial bookplate can be seen on front pastedown. Well-preserved issues are bound in with original wrappers. 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 1266

$375

Title: An Account of Col. Crockett's Tour to the North and Down East, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Four. His Object Being To Examine the Grand Manufacturing Estates of the Country; and also To Find Out the Condition of Its Literature and Morals, the Extent of Its Commerce, and the Practical Operation of "The Experiment."
Author: David Crockett - David "Davy" Crockett was a 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier." He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo.

Crockett grew up in East Tennessee, where he gained a reputation for hunting and storytelling. After being made a colonel in the militia of Lawrence County, Tennessee, he was elected to the Tennessee state legislature in 1821. In 1826, Crockett was elected to the U.S. Congress, where he vehemently opposed many of the policies of President Andrew Jackson, most notably the Indian Removal Act. Crockett's opposition to Jackson's policies led to his defeat in the 1834 elections, prompting his angry departure to Texas (then the Mexican state of Tejas) shortly thereafter. In early 1836, Crockett took part in the Texas Revolution and was killed at the Battle of the Alamo in March.

Crockett became famous in his own lifetime for larger-than-life exploits popularized by stage plays and almanacs. After his death, he continued to be credited with acts of mythical proportion. These led in the 20th century to television and movie portrayals, and he became one of the best-known American folk heroes.
Publisher: E. L. Carey & A. Hart
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1835
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 234 pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 7"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in three-quarter leather, with marbled paper covered boards and gilt-lettered spine with raised bands. Book shows mild external wear, with minor chipping along spine edges and at corners. Firmly-bound book has marbled endpapers. Pages display very sporadic light foxing. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author.

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 1267

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on world history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are the second volume of "All around the World: An Illustrated Record of Voyages, Travels and Adventures in All Parts of the Globe" (Selmar Hess, Publisher, circa 1880), with numerous well-preserved plates, and a second edition of "Les femmes dans l'histoire" (Librairie Hachette, 1889), also containing numerous plates, as well as in-text illustrations. 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: $20.50
Lot 1268

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible antique books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "A Tale of the House of the Wolfings and All the Kindreds of the Mark Written in Prose and Verse" (Longmans, Green, and Co., 1896) and a first edition of Richard Wright's "Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth" (Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1945). 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: $8.50
Lot 1269

$60

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on the history of the United States Navy shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are an author-signed first edition of "Autobiography of George Dewey: Admiral of the Navy" (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913) and a first edition of "The Frigate Constitution: The Central Figure of the Navy under Sail" (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1900) by Ira N. Hollis. 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 1270

$20

Details: There are four unrelated antique items in this lot. First is a beautiful little drum, perhaps intended for a child, made of wood with a real skin head. The snares on the bottom look like gut. It measures 8" x 5.5".

Next is some cast brass door hardware, a set of knobs and a back plate (7.25" x 2") with a swinging key cover. The knobs are tooled in a pattern characteristic of the Aesthetic Period (1875-90), and one is slightly smaller and more worn than the other.

A Stanley hot water bottle, dated 1923, is also included with its lot 8.5" x 9" x 2").

Last is a set of 12 wooden fishing floats strung on brown rope. Each float is 3.5" long and 2.5" in diameter.

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Condition / Notes: These items are all in very good, useable 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: $12.50
Lot 1271

$45

Title: Naval Prints from the Beverley R. Robinson Collection, Volume I, 1514-1791
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Sigrid Trumpy
Publisher: Beverley R. Robinson Collection, United States Naval Academy Museum
City: Annapolis
Year: 1991
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: 419 pages
Width: 11.5" Height: 9.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Book, dust jacket and slipcase are 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: $8.50
Lot 1272

$40

Details: This lot includes the large antique wall map shown in the corresponding image. This map is entitled, "Gillette's Map of Madison County, New York, from Actual Surveys under the Direction of J. H. French," and is dated 1859 by publisher Jno. E. French of Syracuse. This map measures approximately 63" by 60", and is attached to wooden top and bottom dowels The map features color highlighting of borders and inset tables, lithographs of engravings of landmarks and buildings, and maps of towns including DeRuyter, West Eaton, Lebanon, East Hamilton, Earlville, Eaton, Solsville, Poolville, Quality Hill, North Brookfield, Hubbard's Ville, Oneida Valley, South Brookfield, Chittenango, Canastota, Oneida, Hamilton, Morrisville, Cazenovia, Wamp'sville, Leonard's Ville, Clarksville, Stockbridge, Peterboro, Madison Village, Siloam, Bouckville, Bridgeport, Merrill's Ville, Bennet's Corners, Nelson Flats, Lakeport, Munnsville, Clockville, Perryville, New Woodstock, Erieville, Pierceville, Pratt's Hollow and Georgetown. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: This map shows well with fine patina, bright border coloring and some age/wear including some scattered marks, the side edges are intact with the piping still attached, the top dowel is lacking and there are some more advanced age indications along the top portion including fraying, flaking, etc..

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: $29.50
Lot 1273

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique compilations of Country Life in America shown in the corresponding image(s). This collection is made up of volumes VI to X, containing issues from 1904-1906, with articles on, and illustrations of, such topics as a cooperative country colony, representative country homes, wind-breaks for country homes, features of house construction, chair hunting, artistic wall decoration, wild gardening, the purchase and rearing of horses, as well as a series on the country homes of famous Americans. A number of these issues offer floor plans for the houses represented. All issues have intact original color front covers. Each issue also contains a great many illustrated advertisements. 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. It should be noted that these volumes bear markings on spine marking volume number and year(s) but show no other institutional 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: $29.50
Lot 1274

$120

Details: This lot of sheet music is notable for its age -- late 18th, early 19th century -- and for its beautifully crisp engraving. Much of the music is for one or two flutes, but some pieces are for flute and piano, or etudes for piano alone. Composers include Carl Krause (including a signed selection),Theobald Boehm, Heinrich Lichner, E.T. Paull, H. Martyn Van Lennep, Neil Mouret, A. Terschak, C. Nicholson, Raphael Dressler, Giulio Briccialdi, Joseph Fahrbach, T. Berbiguier, and W.H. Hamerton. Transcriptions of popular operas of the times, such as Bellini's "Norma" and "La Sonnambula" (both 1831) are present in arrangements for flute and piano by E. Krakamp and Luigi Truzzi.

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Condition / Notes: This material shows its age with some foxing and discoloration, and occasional tears.

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 1275

$70

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on the metaphysical, mystical and occult shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Poltergeist over England: Three Centuries of Mischievous Ghosts" (Country Life Ltd., 1945, in dust jacket) by Harry Price, and "Transcendental Magic: Its Doctrine and Ritual" (Samuel Weiser, 1979) by Eliphas Levi. 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 1276

$175

Details: This handsome, late 19th century photograph album contains about 15 photos of the Van Lennep family and about 17 commercially produced cartes de visite, along with a single tintype of a little boy. Because Henry Van Lennep was a missionary in Turkey, many of the photos were taken by studios in Constantinople or Smyrna. Others are labeled New York or Hartford. Two of the photographs show women in Turkish dress, and one is a post-mortem photograph of a little girl about two years old (photographs of deceased family members, especially children, were common in this period). This album has gold-stamped embossed covers and a brass clasp, and measures 9" x 6-1/2" x 2-1/4".

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 / Notes: This album and its photographs are in very good condition.

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Lot 1277

$40

Title: Gunn's New Family Physician: or, Home Book of Health; Forming a Complete Household Guide. Giving Many Valuable Suggestions for Avoiding Disease and Prolonging Life, with Plain Directions in Case of Emergency, and Pointing Out in Familiar Language the Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Cure of Diseases Incident to Men, Women, Children, with the Simplest and Best Remedies; Presenting a Manual for Nursing the Sick, Describing Minutely the Properties and Uses of Hundreds of Well-Known Medicinal Plants. With Supplementary Treatises on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene, on Domestic and Sanitary Economy, and on Physical Culture and Development
Author: John C. Gunn
Publisher: Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin
City: Cincinnati
Year: 1867
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 1218 plus 6 pages of publisher's advertisements
Width: 7" Height: 10"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped full leather, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows significant external wear, with cracked and chipped spine heavily taped. Front hinge, preliminary pages also display taping. Binding is, however, separated between pages 20 and 21. Scattered foxing is visible on pages of text. Contains tissue-guarded plates (heavily foxed), in-text illustrations and a section with illustrations of medical flora.

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Lot 1278

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on theology shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "An Answer to the Rev. John Davison's "Inquiry into the Origin and Intent of Primitive Sacrifice," &c" (C. & J. Rivington, 1826) by Rev. John Edward Nassau Molesworth, and "A Treatise on Cosmogony and Geology" (Joseph Longking, Printer, 1849) by Rev. Hiram Chase. 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 1279

$70

Details: Although there is some older material in this ephemera lot, it is particularly strong in first-rate pieces from the 1940s. Among them are two items railroads, a child's book and the guidebook to the 1949 Chicago Railroad Fair. The 1942 Family Album from WLS, "The Prairie Farmer [Radio] Station" in Chicago is here, as is some terrific WWII-related material. Personally approved by Fiorello LaGuardia, Director of Civilian Defense is a children's book about air raids. Military correspondence is included, with a 1945 calendar from the 456th Bomb Group in Italy in excellent condition.

Also part of this lot are three books: an 1898 history of the Spanish-American War, a Victorian housekeeping guide, and "Mexican Odyssey," a 1935 travelogue signed by its authors, Heath Bowman and Stirling Dickinson.

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Condition / Notes: As with all the 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.

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Lot 1280

$10

Title: The Frigate Constitution and Other Historic Ships
Author: F. Alexander Magoun
Publisher: Marine Research Society
City: Salem
Year: 1928
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 154 pages
Width: 10.5" Height: 14"
Book Details: Publication Number 16 of The Marine Research Society. Chapters feature the Viking Ship, the "Santa Maria," the "Mayflower," United States Frigate "Constitution," the clipper ship "Flying Cloud," and fishing schooner "Bluenose."
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows mild external wear, with darkening to front cover and spine, and light rubbing to rear cover. Front hinge is beginning to crack. Name of library is stamped to the upper margin of front flyleaf. No other institutional marking is visible. Pages display occasional foxing to margins. (Faint) Water markings can be seen in lower inside corners of text block. Contains many in-text illustrations, numerous plates and plans, including double-page body plans.

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Lot 1281

$175

Title: Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled in Philadelphia, in the Year 1787, for the Purpose of the Forming of the Constitution of the United States of America. From the Notes Taken by the Late Robert Yates, Esq. Chief Justice of New-York, and Copied by John Lansing, Jun. Esq. Late Chancellor of That State, Members of That Convention. Including "The Genuine Information," Laid before the Legislature of Maryland, by Luther Martin, Esq. Then Attorney General of That State, and a Member of the Same Convention. Also, Other Historical Documents relative to the Federal Compact of the North American Union
Author: Robert Yates
Publisher: Websters and Skinners
City: Albany
Year: 1821
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 308 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather, with gilt ruling and gilt lettered spine label. Book shows external wear, with cracking at lower end of front edge of spine and minor loss at corners of boards. Binding is tight. Scattered foxing throughout.

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Lot 1282

$325

Title: Travels in Little-Known Parts of Asia Minor
Author: Henry J. Van-Lennep - Henry John Van Lennep was a noted nineteenth century minister, missionary, writer, illustrator, and educator. Born in Smyrna (present-day Izmir, Turkey), 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.
Publisher: A. O. Van Lennep
City: New York
Year: 1870
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in blind-stamped dark brown cloth, with bright gilt lettering to spines and pictorial design to front covers. Books show external wear, with detaching of spine cover of first volume along top three inches of front edge. Closed tears are also visible at its head. Second volume displays chipping to spine and rear cover and minor fraying at ends. Light rubbing is visible on covers of both volumes. Binding is second volume is cracked between pages 128 and 129. Scattered foxing can be seen on pages of first volume, and to a lesser degree, in second volume. Profusely illustrated with textual and full-page illustrations.

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Lot 1283

$20

Title: The Effect of Maritime Command on Land Campaigns since Waterloo
Author: C. E. Callwell - Sir Charles Edward Callwell was an Anglo-Irish military writer and thinker, intelligence officer and talented linguist, author of "Small Wars" (1896) and "Military Operations and Maritime Preponderance" (1905). Interest in Callwell's work revived in the 1990's because of its relevance to peacekeeping and its treatment of asymmetric conflict. (Courtesy of "Oxford Companion to Military History")
Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons
City: Edinburgh
Year: 1897
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 380 pages
Width: 6" Height: 7.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in in blind-stamped dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light external wear. Binding is firm. Previous owner's name appears in upper margin of half title page. Pages are clean and without markings. All called-for maps are present.

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Lot 1284

$700

Details: This lot demonstrates that tourist souvenirs are not what they used to be. This handsome, antique black onyx paperweight is inlaid with micro-mosaic depictions of famous sites in Rome. St. Peter's Square, or the Piazza San Pietro, is in the center. Moving clockwise, also shown is the Temple of Hercules Victor, the Forum, the Pantheon, and the Coliseum. Italian workshops have long been renowned for micro-mosaic art, but no markings are visible on this item, which dates from the mid-19th century.

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Condition / Notes: This micro-mosaic paperweight is in very good condition. Please note the presence of a few cloudy spots on its surface.

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Lot 1285

$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 edition of "From Appomattox to Germany: Pictures of the Great Events in a Wonderful Half Century" (Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1919) by Percy Keese Fitzhugh, and "Around an Old Homestead: A Book of Memories" (Jennings and Graham, 1906) by Paul Griswold Huston. 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 1286

$110

Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Author: Lewis Carroll - Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and its sequel "Through the Looking-Glass", as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy.
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1901
Printing Information: Other - see description
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 191 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Scarce edition of this children's classic, with 1901 date and F-E notation on copyright page, with illustrations by Peter Newell.

Antique volume is bound in black cloth, with greenish yellow lettering to spine and color pastedown on front cover showing Alice and rabbit. Book shows external wear, with several small tears at foot of spine and another tear on rear edge of spine, near its head. Pastedown is complete. Binding is beginning to crack between color frontispiece and title page. Pages are clean and crisp. All called-for plates are present.

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Lot 1287

$90

Details: This antique relief landscape with castle, river, boat, and trees looks like it is made of cork. The detail is exquisite, down to the rigging and the tiny people on the boat. The scene is mounted on heavily embossed paper, with a lightly shaded blue sky. The original oval frame is black painted gesso over wood. The back is sealed with a rough oak panel, and an inscription there is signed by H.J. van Lennep, who died in 1889.

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 / Notes: Both the artwork and the frame are structurally solid. Much of the original gesso beading around the perimeter of the frame has been lost.

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Lot 1288

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on travel and exploration shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a two-volume set of "The Unchanging East" (L. C. Page and Company, 1900) by Robert Barr and volume III of "Journal of Voyages and Travels by Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet, Esq. Deputed from the London Missionary Society, To Visit Their Various Stations in the South Sea Islands, China, India, &c. between the Years 1821 and 1829" (Crocker and Brewster, 1832), compiled by James Montgomery. 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 1289

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on New England nautical history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a first edition of "Chesapeake Bay Bugeyes" (The Mariners' Museum, 1941) by M. V. Brewington, and a first edition of "The Shipbuilders of Essex: A Chronicle of Yankee Endeavor" (Ten Pound Island Book Company, 1995) by Dana A. Story. 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 1290

$40

Title: The Pennsylvania Farmer; Being a Selection from the Most Approved Treatises on Husbandry, Interspersed with Observations and Experiments
Author: Job Roberts
Publisher: Jacob Johnson & Co.
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1804
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: v/224 pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 7"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather. Book lacks rear board. Front board is detached. Spine cover displays loss at foot. Rubbing and staining can be seen on front board, with minor loss to lower outside corner. Staining is visible to front pastedown. Water markings appear along lower edges of preliminary pages and first forty pages of text. Pages show occasional foxing. Final blank page is heavily creased, with numerous tears.

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Lot 1291

$10

Title: Daily Bread: A Story of the Snow Blockade
Author: Edward E. Hale - Edward Everett Hale was an American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman. He was a child prodigy who exhibited extraordinary literary skills and at age thirteen was enrolled at Harvard University where he graduated second in his class. Hale would go on to write for a variety of publications and periodicals throughout his lifetime.
Publisher: J. Stilman Smith & Company
City: Boston
Year: 1888
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 44 pages plus 3 pages of publisher's advertisements
Width: 5" Height: 6.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in original printed wrappers. Book shows mild external wear, with light soiling to covers. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and without markings.

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Lot 1292

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on music shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a first printing of "Florestan: The Life and Work of Robert Schumann" (Henry Holt and Company, 1945), signed by the author, and Nan Cooke Carpenter's "Music in the Medieval and Renaissance Universities" (University of Oklahoma Press, 1958, in price-clipped dust jacket) 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 1293

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on European history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "British Essayists: The Tatler; Complete in One Volume, with Notes and a General Index. The Guardian; Complete in One Volume, with Notes and General Index." (Henry G. Bohn, 1852, two volumes bound as one), and "St. Michael's College Year Book" (The Students' Parliament, 1914 (St. Michael's College, a Part of the University of Toronto)), edited by the Graduating Class. 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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