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Lot 7001

$25

Title: Get in the Game: 8 Elements of Perseverance That Make the Difference
Author: Cal Ripken, Jr.
Publisher: Gotham Books
City: New York
Year: 2007
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 247 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Description: This is a scarce author-signed first printing of this collection of stories about Cal Ripken's career in baseball. Offers insights on his life and work.
Condition: Volume is in mint condition. Equally well-preserved dust jacket is in mylar.
 
Lot 7002

$2,100

Title: A Clockwork Orange
Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: Heinemann
City: London
Year: 1962
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 196 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Description: First edition of this 1962 dystopian novella by Anthony Burgess. The novel contains an experiment in language: the characters often use an argot called "Nadsat," derived from Russian.

In 1998, the Modern Library ranked A Clockwork Orange 65th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.

The best known adaptation of the novel to other forms is the 1971 film "A Clockwork Orange" by Stanley Kubrick, starring Malcolm McDowell as Alex.

Condition: Volume and dust jacket are in excellent condition. Dust jacket is in mylar cover. Lower outside corner of dust jacket has been clipped. Text not affected. Small price sticker showing price of "21/- net" still attached to bottom portion of front flap.
 
Lot 7003

$500

Title: The World of Jean de Bosschere: A Monograph
Author: Samuel Putnam
Publisher: The Fortune Press
City: London
Year: 1942
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xvi/160 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9"
Description: Very scarce limited first edition signed and numbered by Jean de Bosschere under color etching by the artist. 95/100. Self-portrait frontispiece. French-language introduction by Valery.
Condition: Bound in quarter vellum with gilt lettering to spine. Book is remarkably well preserved, with only light soiling to rear cover. Binding is tight. Handmade pages have gilt top edges, with remaining edges untrimmed. Traces from removed bookplate are visible on front endpaper.
 
Lot 7004

$375

Title: The Thousand and One Nights, Commonly Called, in England, The Arabian Nights' Entertainments
Author: uncredited
Translator: Edward William Lane
Publisher: Charles Knight and Co.
City: London
Year: 1841

Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Pagination: Vol 1: 618 pages, Vol 2: 643 pages; Vol. 3: 763 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 10.25"
Description: This handsome set is cased in a late 19th century professional binding (speculated to be by Riviere) in citron crushed morocco with lavish gilt tooling, raised bands, spine labels and full page edge gilt. The covers are framed with multiple plain and decorative gilt rules on either side of a distinctive border of entwined floral ornaments, delicate floral cornerpieces, spines attractively gilt in compartments featuring intricate central antique lozenges and scrolling corner decoration, turn-ins with multiple plain and decorative gilt rules and marbled endpapers. There are hundreds of vignettes within the text, after drawings by William Harvey. Bookplates of L. C. Berger appear in each volume

Originally issued in 32 parts from 1838 to 1841, this is apparently the first appearance in book form of a major edition, generally acknowledged to be the first accurate translation of the classic story of Scheherazade. This edition also represents one of the most ambitious projects undertaken by Harvey (1796-1866), a famous pupil of Bewick and the most popular British illustrator of the 1840s, according to Houfe.

Condition: This is a beautiful set in excellent condition. The exteriors show only faint indications of age/wear, concentrated at the extremities, and some slight darkening to the spines. The bindings are tight and secure and the text is virtually immaculate. There are three short marginal tears, one of them repaired (no text affected), and very small pieces of loss from three margins.
 
Lot 7005

$100

Title: A MAD WORLD MY MASTERS AND OTHER PROSE WORKS
Author: Nicholas Breton
Editor: Ursula Kentish-Wright
Publisher: The Cresset Press Ltd
City: London
Year: 1929
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Pagination: VOLUME 1: xxix, [iii], [4] 5-227 [1] pages. VOLUME 2: [viii], 249, [1] pages.
Width: 6" Height: 9.75"
Description: A collection of satirical, religious, romantic and political writings in prose that includes: Fantasticks; Wits trenchmour; A mad world, my masters; Characters upon essaies; The court and country (Volume I); Elegy of Queen Elizabeth; The wil of wit; The authors dreame of strange effects; The scholler and the souldiour; The miseries of Mavillia; The praise of vertuous ladies; A dialogue betweene anger and patience; A phisitions letter; A farewell; A post with a packet of mad letters. (Volume II)

Condition: Bound in full vellum with stamped gilt lettering to black leather spine labels, this antique volume is a scarce limited first edition of the works of this Elizabethan author. This set is number 5 of 30 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper. Solidly-bound books are in excellent condition. Interiors are clean and bright. Top edge in gilt, the other edges are untrimmed. Slipcase shows tears and chipping to top panel, otherwise in very good condition.
 
Lot 7006

$325

Title: The Cider Makers' Manual: A Practical Hand-Book , Which Embodies Treatises on the Apple; Construction of Cider Mills, Cider-Presses, Seed-Washers, and Cider-Mill Machinery in General; Cider Making; Fermentation; Improved Processes in Refining Cider, and Its Conversion into Wine and Champagne; Vinegar Manipulation by the Slow and Quick Processes; Imitation Ciders; Various Kinds of Surrogate Wines; Summer Beverages; Fancy Vinegars, Etc. Etc.
Author: J. S. Buell
Publisher: Haas & Kelley
City: Buffalo
Year: 1869
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 174 pages plus 7 pages of index and 3 pages of advertisements
Width: 5.25" Height: 8.5"
Description: A rare first edition of this book containing a wealth of information on the production of traditional cider in North America.
Condition: Antique volume bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. This well-preserved book shows two small drop stains to outside edge of front cover. Binding is tight. Interior is clean and bright with occasional light foxing.
 
Lot 7007

$100

Title: Die Mechanik des Mondes: Gewidmet den Astronomen und Astrophysikern
Author: Robert Schindler
Publisher: Self-published
City: Lucerne
Year: 1905/1911
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Pagination: 76/76 pages
Width: 4.75" Height: 7"
Description: This is a rare two-volume set of this work, inscribed by its author. Schindler here presents theories regarding the surface of the moon (the "mechanics of the moon"). The second volume appeared in 1911 as a continuation of the first, in which the author presents "die Resultate meiner neuesten Entdeckungen, welche in der Mondforschung noch ganzlich unbekannt sind,..." First volume contains 17 in-text illustrations. These are photographs of instruments. Second volume contains 20 in-text illustrations containing photographs of the lunar surface.
Condition: Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and front-cover decorative design showing the moon and stars. Volumes show very light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Endpapers with floral designs. Red-edged pages are clean and bright. Fold-out illustration at end of second volume is intact. Author's inscription appears on front flyleafs. Inscriptions reads: "Herrn Dr. K. Graff / ergebnst gewidmet v. Verfasser."
 
Lot 7008

$200

Description: This lot includes the group of ephemera related to the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes maps, souvenir booklets, a catalogs and guide book, and advertisements. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: Some items in this lot show more advanced age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. The map shows tearing along creases.
 
Lot 7009

$80

Title: Lefty's Little Library of Fly Fishing
Author: Lefty Kreh
Publisher: Odysseus Editions
City: Birmingham
Year: 1996

Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 25 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Description: A collection on fly fishing that brings together 40 years of the author's experience as well as contributions by other experts in the field such as Larry Tullis, Jim Teeny, Dan Blanton, Gary Borger, Flip Pallot, Jim Randolph and Dave Whitlock. Among the topics discussed in individual volumes are favorite flies, fly fishing the inshore waters, fly fishing for bass, fly fishing techniques and tactics, advanced fly casting, modern fly lines. Included is the hard-to-find index volume that contains Lefty's favorite fishing stories. Also present is a promotional brochure.
Condition: 25 small thin volumes in uniform dark gray bindings with a different color plate on front cover of each volume and gilt titles on spine. Books are in new condition.
 
Lot 7010

$40

Description: This lot includes the group of decorative antique English history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics included are ancient Leicester, Devonshire house, William Law, and coronations, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7011

$70

Description: This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). There are five pieces in this lot, all relating to and/or signed by notable captains of industry. This material includes one handwritten and one typed letter from John Wanamaker. Wanamaker (July 11, 1838 - December 12, 1922) was a U.S. merchant, religious leader, civic and political figure, considered by some to be the father of modern advertising and a pioneer in marketing. A cabinet card photograph of Joseph Eichbaum is also included in this lot, which is inscribed on the back "with compliments of Jos. Eichbaum, Dec. 13, 1880." Eichbaum was a printer and merchant from Pittsburgh. A letterhead from the Chas. A. Pillsbury & Co. with a secretarial signature is also included in this lot. Charles Alfred Pillsbury (December 3, 1842 - September 17, 1899), was a U.S. flour industrialist and the founder & namesake of the Pillsbury Company. A signed Chamber of Commerce membership ticket, dated 1885 and signed by George Pillsbury, the father of Charles A. Pillsbury. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7012

$30

Title: History of Orange County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men
Author:
Editor: E. M. Ruttenber
Publisher: Everts & Peck
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1881
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 820 pages
Width: 8.5" Height: 11.25"
Description: Massive antique county history.
Condition: Antique volume shows significant external wear, with rubbing to spine, tearing to upper front gutter and fraying and/or loss of material to outside corners. Binding is split at various points in text block, with taping often present over cracks. Gilt-edged pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with many (tissue-guarded) portrait engravings, as well as engravings of landmark sites and in-text illustrations.
 
Lot 7013

$130

Description: This auction lot includes following wall map shown in the corresponding image(s):

Title: Mitchell's New National Exhibiting the United States, North American British Provinces, Sandwich Islands, Mexico and Central America, Cuba, West India Islands
Constructed & Engraved by: W. Williams
Publisher: S. Augustus Mitchell
Printing Year: 1856
Printing City: Philadelphia
Map Dimensions: 63" x 67"
Dowel Measurements: approximately 68.5" long

This large antique wall map displays the United States, Caribbean, Central America, and surrounding areas. Tinted with muted colors, this map is surrounded by a decorative black and white floral border. The lower left side of the map bears a distance table, which provides information such as the length of rivers, height of mountains, and land and water routes. An index at the bottom of the map lists the population of each county in the United States according to the census of 1850. Two sub-images show "Map of the World on the Globular Projection" and "Map of the World Mercator Projection Exhibiting the American Continent on Its Centre." The map is attached to two wooden dowels.
Condition: The map shows some wear concentrated at the edges, including chipping and/or loss, as well as some tearing from the dowels. The surface of the map shows some flaking and water markings.
 
Lot 7014

$130

Description: This lot includes the group of antique books of common prayer shown in the corresponding image(s). Several volumes are leather bound, some with decorative gilt tooling and raised bands. One volume is dated 1863, in the Civil War era. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7015

$70

Title: History of Fairfield County, Connecticut, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
Author:
Editor: D. Hamilton Hurd
Publisher: J. W. Lewis & Co.
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1881
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 878 pages
Width: 8.5" Height: 11.5"
Description: Massive history of Fairfield county in south-western Connecticut.
Condition: Antique volume shows significant external wear, with nearly detached front board. Spine shows tearing along edges. Frontfly and attached title page and text block to page six are detached from text block. Binding shows taping at initial page of supplement. Title page has perforated library stamp. Pencil annotations appear on black page opposite title page. Gilt-edged pages are clean and show no other markings. Illustrated with many (tissue-guarded) engravings of prominent citizens and landmark sites, as well as maps.
 
Lot 7016

$50

Description: This lot includes the group of antique Victorian mechanical valentines shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes some pop-ups as well as beautiful chromolithographs and die-cuts. There are 11 pieces in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These valentines show well with vivid colors and intricate detail. These items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7017

$15

Title: History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Containing Carefully Prepared Histories of Every City and Town in the County, by Well-Known Writers; and General History of the County from the Earliest to the Present Time
Author: Samuel Adams Drake
Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Publishers
City: Boston
Year: 1880
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Pagination: 505/572/17
Width: 9.25" Height: 12"
Description: Massive history of Midddlesex County in Eastern Massachusetts, with plates showing historic buildings and landmarks in cities such as Cambridge, Arlington, Waltham.
Condition: Antique ex-library volumes are disbound and contained in gray cardboard boxes. Boards are present; first volume lacks spine cover. Perforated library stamp appears on title pages and on plates, with a number of engravings showing perforation markings.
 
Lot 7018

$25

Title: Emperor Norton, the Mad Monarch of America
Author: Allen Stanley Lane
Publisher: Caxton Printers, Ltd.
City: Caldwell, Idaho
Year: 1939
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 286 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Description: This is a scarce first edition of a biography of Joshua Abraham Norton (c. 1819 - January 8, 1880), the man who proclaimed himself Emperor of America and Protector of Mexico, and made San Francisco his capital, from where he issued edicts and proclamations from 1859 to 1880, including an edict for the building of a bridge across San Francisco Bay.

Condition: Volume shows light shelfwear, with loss of material to one outside corner. Spine shows mild discoloration. Book is solidly bound, with pages that are clean and bright. Previous owner's inscription appears on front flyleaf.
 
Lot 7019

$55

Title: Catalogue of the Library of the Long Island Historical Society, 1863-1893
Author: various authors
Publisher: The Long Island Historical Society
Printing Year: 1893
Number of Copies: 24

Details: Handsomely bound in various color pebbled cloth with bright gilt lettering, this lot includes 24 copies of this antique volume providing a detailed catalog of the books in the library of the Long Island Historical Society. The work is arranged in alphabetical order of author's last names. The books measure approximately 7.25" x 11" and contain 801 pages each.
Condition: A number of the volumes in this lot show well, having been carefully stored over the past century. Several volumes show some extensive wear, with detached boards and other wear. The works are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages.
 
Lot 7020

$110

Description: This lot includes the group of antique Victorian valentines shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes beautiful chromolithographs, die-cuts, and cards with mechanical features, as well as postcards. There are 21 pieces in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These valentines show well with vivid colors and intricate detail. These items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7021

$25

Description: This lot includes the hand-tinted lithograph from Gleason's shown in the corresponding image(s). This engraving is Valentine's Day themed, depicting cupid, a man, and a woman. The date on this engraving is February 14, 1852. The paper with the lithograph on it measures approximately 11" x 10.5". It is enclosed, but not attached, to a cardstock matte measuring approximately 15.5" x 12". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: This engraving shows well with some age/wear indications. The hand-tinting shows handsomely with rich colors.
 
Lot 7022

$90

Title: The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor, D. D. Lord Bishop of Down, Connor, and Dromore.: with an Essay, Biographical and Critical. In Three Volumes
Author: Jeremy Taylor
Publisher: Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis
City: London
Year: 1835

Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Width: 7.25" Height: 10.25"
Description: Rare deluxe edition of this collection of the works of Jeremy Taylor.
Condition: Handsomely bound in "Riviere bindings", this antique set in three-quarter leather with raised bands and marbled paper-covered boards, is in excellent condition. Books are tightly bound, with marbled endpapers and page edges. Light foxing apparent on blank pages at front and rear of volumes. Bright pages are clean and without markings. First volume is illustrated with frontispiece portrait that shows light spotting to margins.
 
Lot 7023

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

- Christ Church Philadelphia: A Symposium Compiled in Connection with the Two Hundred and Twenty-fifth Anniversary by Louis C. Washburn - Dated 1925 by Macrae Smith Company - Some cracking along front hinge - front free endpaper, frontispiece, and title page are loosening.

- The Past and the Present of St. Andrew's: Two Discourses Preached in St. Andrew's Church, Philadelphia, on the 12th and 19th of September, 1858 by Wm. Bacon Stevens - Dated 1858 by C. Sherman & Son - Author-inscribed on the front free endpaper.
This volume shows wear to edges of boards, and the spine cover is lacking. There is cracking at hinges, with some loosening signatures. There is a bookplate on the front endpaper, with a gift inscription written in ink.

- History of St. Matthew's Church, Francisville, Philadelphia 1822-1925 by Franklin Spencer Edmonds - Dated 1925 by St. Matthew's Church, Francisville - - Beautiful gilt embossing on cover and spine, binding is tight and text pages are clean.
Spine shows some sunning. Stamp on front endpaper, some writing in pen on front free endpaper.

- Life and Correspondence of the Rev. William Smith, D. D., With Copious Extracts From His Writings by Horace Wemyss Smith - Dated 1879 by S. A. George & Co. - Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: No
The paper covered boards show some wear and chipping. Volume one shows more advanced wear with cracking at hinges, and several loose and/or detached pages.
 
Lot 7024

$25

Description: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7025

$175

Description: This lot features the following group of vintage magazine issues:

Title: Pic
Issue Dates: 1938-1942
Number of Issues: 30

These magazines show nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Some cover stories include Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Florence Lundeen.
Condition: Most of the magazines are intact and whole, with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7026

$60

Description: This lot includes the group of antique Victorian mechanical valentines shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes some pop-ups as well as beautiful chromolithographs and die-cuts. There are 10 pieces in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These valentines show well with vivid colors and intricate detail. These items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7027

$80

Title: Album du cortege historique dessine et peint d'apres les costumes originaux
Author: Carl Jauslin, Gustave Roux
Publisher: Librarie J. Dalp
City: Bern
Year: 1876
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 21" Height: 13.75"
Description: A rare edition of this album of chromolithographs offering depictions of the battle of Morat, which took place in on June 22, 1467 during the Burgundian Wars, is one of the most significant episodes in Swiss military history. Charles Duke of Burgundy had laid siege to the lakeside town of Morat (German name: Murten), but was defeated by the Swiss with support from Lorraine and Alsace.
These sheets were drawn by Karl Jauslin and G. Roux and published in 1876 to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the battle of Murten.

Condition: Antique oblong volume in brown cloth with cloth lithograph illustration to front cover, with gilt lettering and surrounding gilt decorative motifs. Book lacks spine cover. Covers are loose but present. Album has marbled endpapers and clean, unmarked pages with 40 bright chromolithographic plates (preliminary pages show light foxing). Also present is a chromolithographic plate entitled "Schlacht bei Murten/Bataille de Morat" that serves as frontispiece. Two-page introductory text is in French; captions for plates are bilingual in French and German.
 
Lot 7028

$110
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Lanitum, & Latino-Graecum by Joseph Hill - Dated 1685 by Joan. Hayes - This volume shows significant wear, with some loss to the title page.

- The Confidential Clerk by T. S. Eliot - Dated 1954 by Harcourt, Brace and Company - - First American edition.
The dust jacket shows some moisture indications with some rubbing and wear. The binding is tight and the pages are clean.

- Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language in Miniature: To Which Are Added, An Alphabetical Account of the Heathen Deities and a Copious Chronological Table of Remarkable Events, Discovers and Inventions in Europe by Joseph Hamilton - Dated 1819 by G. Long - This volume shows significant age/wear.

- Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope - Dated 1903 by Dodd, Mead and Company - Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: No Volume one has a bookplate on the front endpaper. Volume two has some cracking along front hinge.

- The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young With the Life of the Author by Edward Young, Edward Young - Dated 1805 by Benjamin Johnson, Jacob Johnson, & Robert Johnson - Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: No - Volumes one and four only.
These volumes show rubbing and wear to boards and spine, as well as foxing to pages. Volume one has some cracking along hinges and some loss to marbled endpapers.
 
Lot 7029

$20

Description: This lot includes the group of New York State history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Henry Hudson, Anglican Humanitarianism, Caleb Heathcote, and Colonial times, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 7030

$45

Description: This lot includes the group of two World War I era photo albums shown in the corresponding image(s). One album is from the Scranton, Pennsylvania area. It includes photos of doughboy soldiers, family portraits, etc. The second album originates from the Binghamton, New York area and is a Red Cross scrapbook containing many photographs, certificates, etc. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: The scrapbook with the maroon felt cover has many pages loose from the binding, and shows chipping, tears, and loss. The other album shows wear to edges, with most pages still bound into the book.
 
Lot 7031

$175

Title: The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury. In Three Volumes. To This Edition Is Now First Prefix'd the Life of the Author, Compiled Chiefly from His Original Papers and Letters by Thomas Birch, Rector of the United Parishes of St. Margaret Pattens and St. Gabriel Fenchurch, and Secretary to the Royal Society
Author: John Tillotson
Publisher: J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, R. Ware, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, A. Millar, J. and J. Rivington, J. Ward. W. Johnston, C. Corbet, and M. Cooper
City: London
Year: 1752

Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Width: 9.75" Height: 15"
Description:
Condition: Three antique volumes bound in dark blue cloth with red spine labels with gilt lettering. Books are tightly bound. Lightly age-toned pages show occasional light spotting and (faint) water markings.
 
Lot 7032

$25

Description: This lot includes the group of antique sheet music shown in the corresponding image(s). Many feature handsome decorative covers with vibrant colors. There are approximately 200 individual pieces in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: The condition of these pieces varies; some covers are detached and they may show edgewear and/or chipping and loss.
 
Lot 7033

$30

Description: This lot includes the group of decorative antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: Message of the Stars, Life of Theodore Roosevelt, and An Historical Review of the State of Ireland. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These volumes show some age/wear indications such as edge wear, cracking along hinges, or chipping to spine cover.
 
Lot 7034

$45

Description: This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes advertising, railroad related items, informational agriculture booklets, opera programs, and music magazines among other items. Also included are two brass finish bookends, with a Huckleberry Finn motif. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 7035

$40

Title: Shehima Book
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Mar Antonios Kazhaya Monastery
City: Monastery of St Anthony of Qozhaya, Lebanon
Year: 1897

Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 174 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Description: Scarce work written in Arabic language with Syriac letters (Garshouni).
This Shehima book was printed at the Monastery of St Anthony of Qozhaya in Lebanon for Maronite readers.
Condition: Bound in blindstamped full leather with raised bands. Volume shows external wear concentrated at edges. Hinges are cracked. Pastedowns have writing and loss of material. Text block is intact. Pages are bright, with occasional spotting and marginalia.
 
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