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Lot 1294

$30

Details: This mixed lot of over 200 clean postal first day covers (FDCs) range in date from 1981-2001. Sizes of envelopes vary. Included in this lot are event covers with interesting cachets. About 20 are in special cancellation glassine envelopes from the USPS. A small number of envelopes are foreign, mostly from Honduras, but also from Germany, Japan, Canada, and Spain. Some of these are FDCs.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: All the FDCs in this lot are in at least very good condition; many are pristine.

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: $19.50
Lot 1295

$35

Book Details: This lot of antique medical books contains works on Vesalius, a study of surgery in early Kentucky, a biography of an important 19th c. dentist, an early 20th c. study of tropical diseases, and volumes with the captivating titles, ""Intestinal Ills" and "Genito-Urinary Diseases with Syphilis." This last, thick volume was published in 1874 and is bound in leather.

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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: $12.50
Lot 1296

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are the decoratively bound "Song of the Sierras" (Roberts Brothers, 1871) by Joaquin Miller, and "Four Girls at Chautauqua" (D. Lothrop & Co., 1876) by Pansy. 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 1297

$10

Title: Ship and Aircraft Fairing and Development: For Draftsmen and Loftsmen and Sheet Metal Workers
Author: S. S. Rabl
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press
City: New York
Year: 1941
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Spiral Binding
Pagination: xii/90 pages
Width: 12.5" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition of this work.

Oblong volume with plastic comb-binding is in original stiff wrappers. Illustrated front cover and rear cover show mild wear at fore edges. Library call number appears written in white at bottom portion of front edge of spine. Binding is sound. Library card pocket and due date slip are attached at rear of volume. Interior is clean and without markings. Contains frontispiece photo, in-text illustrations and 46 full-page 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 1298

$10

Book Details: This interesting collection of antique books on agriculture and farming, animal husbandry and related topics includes some intriguing oddities. Among them is "The Mellin's Food Method of Percentage Feeding," which contains tables of instruction in compounding different types of infant formula (1908); a 1904 academic treatise on "The Decline of Landowning Farmers in England;" and a 1913 volume on silk manufacturing. Reflecting the flinty independence of their Down East community is "Transactions of the Oxford County [Maine] Agricultural Society" (1851), which offers sociological insight as well as agricultural.

Also included is "Farm Crops" (1913) and "Milk and Its Products," by Henry H. Wing of Cornell University (1897).

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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: $8.50
Lot 1299

$70

Details: This lot consists of antique fitness equipment: four wooden Indian clubs, a mysterious bat of some kind, and a framed photo of the athletes who used this gear. The two largest clubs are a pair, each 26" long. The two smaller clubs are 20" and 17" long. The heavy, round wooden bat is 28" and about 4" in diameter at its widest. The wood is very dense and probably of tropical origin.

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Condition / Notes: The bat is dented and cracked, but still feels solid. The 20" indian club also has a crack (see photos).

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: $33.50
Lot 1300

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible antique books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are William Wilshire Myers' "Hotep: A Dream of the Nile" (The Robert Clarke Company, 1905) and M. W. Savage's "Reuben Medlicott; or, the Coming Man" (D. Appleton and Company, 1853). 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 1301

$150

Title: The History of the United States for 1796; including a Variety of Interesting Particulars Relative to the Federal Government Previous to That Period
Author: James Thomson Callender
Publisher: The Press of Snowden & McCorkle
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1797
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: viii/312 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in quarter leather, with marbled paper-covered boards. Book shows external wear, with cracking along spine edges, chipping to spine and rubbing to boards. Rounded outside corners display minor loss of material. Binding is sound. Name of library is stamped in top margin of front pastedown, in bottom margin of title page and on rear flyleaf. Stamp also appears at top of front flyleaf, with annotation of number. Remnant of card pocket can be seen on rear pastedown. Occasional foxing is visible on pages of text.

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 1302

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique yearbooks and college publications shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are publications from Bowdoin, Harvard (Class of 1928), Princeton (Class of 1931), Dartmouth (Class of 1917). 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 1303

$25

Details: Two antique scales are in this lot. One is a spring-loaded kitchen scale manufactured by John Chatillon & Sons of New York. It bears a colorful decal advertising "The New Favorite Family Scale," with a patent date of Feb. 16, 1892. It weighs up to 5 lbs., and is still accurate.

The other scale is a cast iron equal arm weight counter balance scale. The manufacturer's information was scratched off long ago, but its original red paint is still visible. Embossed on the base is "No. 4." The battered pan has been painted gold. This scale is still operational, but has no weights.

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Condition / Notes: These scales are in generally good condition, with signs of wear consistent with their age.

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: $21.50
Lot 1304

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of Spanish-language books containing documents relating to Mexico and international relations shown in the corresponding image(s). These titles belong to the series Archivo Historico Diplomatico Mexicano, published by Editorial Porrua in 1971. Among the titles in this collection are "Lord Aberdeen, Texas y California" by Antonio de la Pena y Reyes, "Las memorias diplomaticas de Mr. Foster sobre Mexico," with a prologue by Genaro Estrada, a two-volume "La anexion de Centro America a Mexico (Documentos y escritos de 1821)," compiled by Rafael Heliodoro Valle, and "Las relaciones entre Mexico y el Vaticano," compiled by Joaquin Ramirez Cabanas. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These volumes are well preserved, with partially uncut pages. Covers may show light shelfwear.

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 1305

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books of English literary history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are the third edition of "The Oxford Companion to English Literature" and a four-volume "The Cambridge History of English Literature" (1963-1964). 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 1306

$50

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique magazine compilations shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the issues in this collection are those for The Atlantic Monthly of 1865 and The Ladies' Garland for the period from July, 1842 to June 1843, with engraved plates. 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 the bound compilation of 1879 issues Lippencott's Magazine has detached binding.

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 1307

$110

Details: This lot of political ephemera comes from the estate of Vincent J. Corsall, who was mayor of Oswego, NY in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Mr. Corsall was also active in the Liberal party in New York state, and in the national and state Democratic parties. Much correspondence, with envelopes or covers, and some telegrams, about both party politics and official mayoral duties is part of this lot. Correspondents include Jacob Javits, Averill Harriman, Alex Rose, George Meany, and other political figures of the time. Also included are albums of photographs, invitations, and other scrapbook items relating to Mr. Corsall's public service, including a signed photo from Governor Harriman. As a supporter of the national Democratic party, Mr. Corsall received cards and thank-you gifts from the White House, including items from Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, and candidates Walter Mondale, Geraldine Ferraro, Al Gore, John Kerry, and John Edwards. Also included is a handful of Chancery court settlement checks from Camden, AL in 1899. Some of these have Internal Revenue documentary stamps on them.

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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: $25.50
Lot 1308

$30

Title: The Sewall Ships of Steel
Author: Mark W. Hennessy
Publisher: The Kennebec Journal Press
City: Augusta, Maine
Year: 1937
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xxx/686 pages
Width: 7.75" Height: 10.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with soiling to spine and adjacent areas of covers. Tearing can be seen at head of spine. Binding has separated between copyright and dedication page. Previous owner's name can be seen on pictorial front endpaper. Tilte page displays light soiling, with previous owners' names, dates of 1938 and 1971, and name of town written in top margin. Pages are clean and bright. 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: $8.50
Lot 1309

$10

Title: The Youngest Son: Autobiographical Sketches
Author: Ivor Montagu - Ivor Goldsmid Samuel Montagu was a British filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, film critic, writer, table tennis player and alleged Soviet spy. He has received some credit for the development of a vibrant intellectual film culture in Britain during the interwar years.
Contents

Publisher: Lawrence and Wishart
City: London
Year: 1970
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 384 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition of this autobiography by Ivor Montagu. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "Melville Kress / Compliments of / the author / Ivor Montagu / (illegible word) 21.6.74."

Volume is bound in brownish orange cloth, with bright gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with b&w photos.

Intact dust jacket displays light shelfwear.

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 1310

$25

Title: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Author: Mark Twain - American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.

Twain was popular, and his wit and satire earned praise from critics and peers. Upon his death he was lauded as the "greatest American humorist of his age",[2] and William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature".[3]
Publisher: Charles L. Webster & Company
City: New York
Year: 1891
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 575 pages plus 3 pages of publisher's advertisements
Width: 7.25" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in olive green cloth, with gilt lettering and pictorial designs to spine and front cover. Book displays light external wear. Hinges are cracked. Previous owner's inscription appears blank preliminary page. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with in-text and full-page illustrations.

It should be noted that title on pictorial cover reads "A Yankee in King Arthur's Court."

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 1311

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique and vintage art books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are W. Worringer's "Form Problems of the Gothic" (G. E. Stechert & Co., 1918), "Twelfth-Century Paintings at Hardham & Clayton" (Miller's Press, 1947), , with an introductory essay by Clive Bell, and E. B. Havell's "The Ideals of Indian Art" (E. P. Dutton and Company, 1920). 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 1312

$25

Book Details: The nautical, naval, and maritime past of the United States is explored in this large collection of useful history. Works included cover the Confederate navy during the Civil War, American privateers, merchant and naval sailing vessels. A focus on harbors and ports provides volumes on Philadelphia, San Francisco, the Chesapeake Bay, and the Hudson River valley.

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: $51.00
Lot 1313

$10

Title: Up-Country Letters
Author: Lewis William Mansfield
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
City: New York
Year: 1852
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 331 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped dark brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with water staining and soiling to covers. Spine ends and edges display small tears and fraying. Hinges are cracked. Former owner's name and inscription can be seen on front endpaper. Heavy foxing is visible on frontispiece, engraved half title page and title page. Scattered foxing appears

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 1314

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of black americana books shown in the corresponding image(s). This collection consists of Ida M. Chubb's "Little Pickaninnies" (Whitman Publishing Co., 1929), the miniature book "The Story of Brave Little Sambo" (Lollipop Library, n.d.) and Frank Ver Beck's "Little Black Sambo and the Baby Elephant" (Henry Altemus Co., 1925), with pictorial paste-on to front cover. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: "Little Black Sambo and the Baby Elephant" shows significant staining to covers and text block, with water markings clearly visible to lower and fore edges of pages. Binding is shaken. Book lacks front flyleaf. Text and color illustrations are untouched by staining.

"Little Pickaninnies" displays closed tear at mid-section of fore edge of front cover, with minor loss of material in area under tear, and creasing at outside corners. Rear cover shows faint water markings to upper margin, with minor loss of material in the same area. Staining is visible in outside corners of final three pages, as well in lower inside corners of last 7 pages. Previous owner's name and address are written on fore edge of last page. Color illustrations are bright.

"The Story of Brave Sambo" has two pin holes near central area of stiff wrappers and pages.

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 1315

$90

Title: A Biographical Dictionary, Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers and Other Eminent Characters Among the Magistrates, Ministers, Literary and Worthy Men, in New-England
Author: John Eliot
Publisher: Cushing and Appleton
City: Salem
Year: 1809
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: viii/511 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details: Eliot was a founding member of the Massachusetts Historical Society and provides first-hand descriptions of his contemporaries, as well as earlier New England pioneers.
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full leather. Book shows significant external wear, with scraping and staining to boards. Loss of material is visible on spine and, far less pronounced, along edges of boards. Gilt-lettered spine label is laid in. Front hinge is cracked. Previous owner's antique library bookplate appears on front pastedown. Markings can be seen along edges of endpapers and preliminary pages, including title page. With the exception of several heavily foxed pages toward rear of volume, pages display scattered light foxing.

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 1316

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on yachts and yachting shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Rules & Regulations for the Construction and Classification of Yachts. Volume I: Wood Yachts - Sailing, Auxiliary and Full Power." (Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1929) and a first edition of Henry Howard's "The Yacht "Alice": Planning and Building" /Alice Sturtevant Howard's "A Cruise from New York to Miami through the Inland Water Way" / Katherine Howard's "A West Indies Cruise" (Charles E. Lauriat Company, 1926). 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 1317

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on British history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are G. B. Harrison's "A Second Elizabethan Journal: Being a Record of Those Things Most Talked of during the Years 1595-1598" (Constable & Co Ltd, 1931), "A Last Elizabethan Journal: Being a Record of Those Things Most Talked of during the Years1599-1603" (1933) and "A Jacobean Journal: Being a Record of Those Things Most Talked of during the Years,1603-1606" (1941). 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: $12.50
Lot 1318

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on commerce and business shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The Gold and SIlver Mining and Milling Industry of the Guanajuato Consolidated Mining and Milling Company (c. 1904), with well-preserved fold-out plates and maps, "Studies of a Modern Manufacturing Plant" (C. F. Braun & Co., 1944) and "Directory of Associate Attorneys, Banks and Bankers of the Wilber Mercantile Agency..." (1904, Vol. XXXII, No. 1). 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 1319

$20

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 volume five of the National Maritime Museum Catalogue of the Library "Naval History. Part One: The Middle Ages to 1815" (Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1976, in cardboard slipcase) and 2 copies of "The Frigate Essex Papers: Building the Salem Frigate, 1798-1799" (Peabody Museum of Salem, 1974) by Philip Chadwick Foster Smith. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are as new

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 1320

$750

Details: This eclectic lot of antique stereoview cards shows a varied selection of interesting scenes. Included are pictures from the Russo-Japanese War of 1905, an ostrich pulling a trotting sulky, a raucous crows of bathers at Atlantic City, views of Washington, D.C., Scotland, and Shaker villages, the Beach pneumatic tunnel under Broadway, and highlights of the Centennial Exhibition of 1876.

To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These stereoview cards are in generally 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: $6.50
Lot 1321

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Building Construction and Superintendence" (William T. Comstock, 1906) by F. E. Kidder, and "The Design and Construction of Metallic Bridges" (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1912) by William H. Burr and Myron S. Falk. 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 1322

$25

Book Details: This collection of naval history and exploration largely focuses on distinguished individuals, such as Horatio Nelson, Sir Francis Drake, William Bligh and Fletcher Christian, Stephen Decatur, Oliver Perry, and Francis Beaufort. Famous battles, ships, and events are also referenced, including Trafalgar, the Spanish Armada, the Mary Celeste, and the exodus to Palestine in 1947.

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: $45.00
Lot 1323

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The Language of Flowers" (Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1865), edited by Miss Ildrewe, and a first edition of "Soiling, Summer and WInter, or Economy in Feeding Farm Stock" (Hervey H. Smith, Printer, 1882) by F. S. Peer. 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 1324

$25

Title: Baselitz Peintre-Graveur Band I: Werkverzeichnis der Druckgraphik, 1963-1974/Band II: Werkverzeichnis der Druckgraphik, 1974-1982
Author: Fred Jahn, Johannes Gachnang
Publisher: Verlag Gachnang & Springer
City: Bern
Year: 1983/1987
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: No
Width: 10" Height: 13.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Volumes and dust jackets are in excellent condition. Books are preserved in cardboard slipcases.

Text is in German.

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 1325

$90

Title: History of Ancient Egypt
Author: George Rawlinson - Canon George Rawlinson was a 19th century English scholar, historian, and Christian theologian. He was born at Chadlington, Oxfordshire, and was the younger brother of Sir Henry Rawlinson.

Having taken his degree at the University of Oxford (from Trinity College) in 1838, he was elected to a fellowship at Exeter College, Oxford, in 1840, of which from 1842 to 1846 he was fellow and tutor. He was ordained in 1841, was Bampton lecturer in 1859, and was Camden Professor of Ancient History from 1861 to 1889.

In 1872 he was appointed canon of Canterbury, and after 1888 he was rector of All Hallows, Lombard Street. In 1873, he was appointed proctor in Convocation for the Chapter of Canterbury.

Publisher: John W. Lovell Company
City: New York
Year: circa 1881
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.5" Height: 7.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Handsome antique set is bound in three-quarter leather, with marbled paper-covered boards. Spines with gilt lettering and decorative designs have raised bands. These tightly-bound volumes display mild external wear. Books have marbled endpapers and edges. Unmarked pages are clean and bright. Contains in-text and full-page illustrations. Fold-out map at front of first volume is well preserved.

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Lot 1326

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on the First World War and its aftermath shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches (December 1915-April 1919) (J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1920) and a first edition of "The War in the Cradle of the World: Mesopotamia" (Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1918) by Eleanor Franklin Egan. 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 1327

$40

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Peck's Compendium of Fun, Comprising the Immortal Deeds of Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa, and All the Choice Gems of Wit, Humor, Sarcasm and Pathos" (Caxton Publishing Company, 1884) and "Diamonds and Precious Stones, a Popular Account of Gems" (Scribner, Armstrong, and Company, 1874) by Louis Dieulafait. 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 1328

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of author-signed books on nautical topics shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Wilfred Thomason Grenfell's "Adrift on an Ice-Pan" (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926), with author's inscription and vignette on front flyleaf, and "Cruise of the Conrad: A Journal of a Voyage round the World, Undertaken and Carried Out in the Ship Joseph Conrad, 212 Tons, in the Years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by Way of Good Hope, the East Indies, the South Seas and Cape Horn" ( Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937) by Alan Villiers, with author's signature on paper slip pasted to dedication page. 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 1329

$20

Book Details: This lot of antique literature and non-fiction include an 1894 edition of "Nord Contra Sud," by Jules Verne; the enormously popular 1854 novel "Tempest and Sunshine," by Mary J. Holmes; an 1867 historical novel about Marie Antoinette; the 1891 novel by George DuMaurier, "Peter Ibbetson; and an 1860 factual account of the Adirondacks, "Woods and Waters: or The Saranacs and Racket," by Alfred B. Street.

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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 1330

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible law-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Autobiography of the Honorable John K. Kane, 1795-1858. Judge of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1846-1848). Myself from 1795 to 1849 by Myself" (Privately Printed, 1949) and Gleason L. Archer's "Laws That Safeguard Society (Radio Broadcasts over Chain Network of National Broadcasting Co. - the First Thirty-Six Lectures of the Series)" (Suffolk Law School Press, 1931). 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 1331

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible books on nautical history & ship modeling shown in the corresponding image(s). All of these titles were authored by Harold A. Underhill and published by Brown, Son and Ferguson. Ltd., Nautical Publishers. All are in dust jackets. Among the titles in this collection are a two-volume "Plank-On-Frame Models and Scale Masting & Rigging" (1981/1979) and "Deep-Water Sail" (1969). 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 1332

$35

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on the nautical history of the United States Eastern seaboard shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Samuel Stelle Smith's "Sandy Hook and the Land of the Navesink" (Philip Freneau Press, 1963), signed by the author, and a second printing of "Ports of Piscataqua" (Harvard U.P., 1941, in dust jacket) by William G. Saltonstall. 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 1333

$60

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 volume I to V, containing issues from 1901-1904, with articles on, and illustrations of, such topics as formal gardening, the orange industry in California and Florida, the America's Cup, yachting and the automobile. Among the illustrations are full-page color plates of flowers and plants. 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.

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Lot 1334

$10

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique philosophy books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "An Attic Philosopher in Paris; or, a Peep at the World from a Garrett. Being the Journal of a Happy Man" (A. L. Burt, Publisher, n.d.) and "The Wisdom of Life: Being the First Part of Arthur Schopenhauer's "Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit" (Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1891), translated with a preface by T. Bailey Saunders. 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 1335

$55

Title: The Ships of Abel Tasman
Author: Ab Hoving, Cor Emke
Publisher: Uitgeverij Verloren
City: Hilvershum, The Netherlands
Year: 2000
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Pagination: 144 pages
Width: 8.75" Height: 8.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in original illustrated wrappers. Book is in excellent condition. Accompanied by chart displaying "pigments in use during the 17th century" and a number of folding plans. Includes CD-Rom. Cardboard box shows light shelfwear.

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