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Lot 1038

$100
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's titles:

- The Royal Chatterbox by various authors - Dated 1881 by R. Worthington - Large volume with many black and white illustrations.
- Raggedy Ann & Andy by Johnny Gruelle - Dated 1946 by Dell Publishing Company - Original comic strip of the classic children's characters.
- The Jolly Jump-Ups and their New House by Geraldine Clyne - Dated 1939 by McLoughlin Bros. Inc. - Original pop-up volume, with three completely functioning pages and three that have some pieces not working.
- Freddy's Football by uncredited - Dated c1890 by Ernest Nister - Round volume in original wrappers, with tape along the spine. Text block is detached from wrappers.
- Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe - Dated c1905 by Brewer, Barse & Co. - Rewritten for young readers by Mary E. Blain.
- Gleanings of Life in Verse and Melody by various authors - Dated 1895 by International Publishing Co.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1039

$20
This lot includes the group of author-signed literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors in this lot include Fannie Flagg, Daniel Silva, April Christofferson, Donald E. Westlake, Jack Whyte, Will Beall, Robert Crais and Tim O'Brien. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1041

$10
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage excised magazine and newspaper pages and advertisements shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes approximately one hundred pieces. The pages feature a variety of advertisements for food, beverage, smoking and cleaning products, among many other items. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1042

$25
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes an assortment of antique and vintage gardening and agriculture-related catalogs. Featured in this lot is a 1929 catalog from the Berry Seed Company of Iowa, containing a small, unused packet of seeds. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1043

$20
This lot includes the group of Pacific Northwest, agriculture-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes pamphlets, handbooks, booklets, magazines and books, among other publications. Some subjects and topics include: pest control, apples, forest fires, lumberjacks and beekeeping, among others. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1044

$60
This lot includes the group of poetry and literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors in this lot include Henry Longfellow, Alfred Tennyson, Daniel Webster, Carl Sandburg, James Prior, Frances Ridley Havergal, Kate Douglas Wiggin and William Winter. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1045

$130
This lot features a bound early magazine compilation. As was a popular practice during the 1800s and early twentieth century, individual magazine issues were bound together in a single hard-cover volume. The compilation featured in this lot contains the following issues:

Title: The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure
Editor: NA
Issue Date Range: July, 1761 through December, 1761
Issue Number Range: NA

Notes: The Universal Magazine features news, letters, debates, poetry, music, biographies, history, geography, voyages, criticism, translations, philosophy, mathematics, husbandry, gardening, cooking, chemistry, mechanics, trade, navigation and architecture. This lot features volume 29, and was published by John Hinton. The volume features numerous illustrations, including a fold-out map which appears in color. The front board of the volume has started to detach from the spine cover.
 
Lot 1046

$35
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers and music pertaining to the following theme(s): exotic locales including Hawaii, Spain, Tripoli, Hindustan and China. There are approximately thirty individual music pieces in this lot. This is one of several lots of antique sheet music that we are selling at today's auction - review our entire catalog to see other similar lots. The condition of these pieces varies; all covers are present, some are detached and there is some edgewear.
 
Lot 1047

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1049

$15
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage advertisements shown in the corresponding image. This material includes approximately one hundred pieces. Many of the advertisements feature brightly-colored illustrations, some of which depict celebrities. Many of the pieces are in plastic bags with cardboard backing. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1050

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the history of the United States:

- New York by Sunlight and Gaslight by James D. McCabe - Dated 1882 by Thayer, Merriam & Co. - This volume features many illustrations. There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf. Three pieces of tape have been affixed to the spine. The boards have started to separate from the text block. The text block has separated between pages 480 and 481.
- The Glory of America; Comprising Memoirs of the Lives and Glorious Exploits of Some of the Distinguished Officers Engaged in the Late War with Great Britain by R. Thomas - Dated 1834 by Ezra Strong - This volume features many illustrations. There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf.
- History of the Late War, Between the United States and Great-Britain by H. M. Brackenbidge - Dated 1817 by Joseph Cushing - The front board is detached but present. The rear board has started to separate from the text block. This volume is illustrated with many plates. There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf.
- The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox, in the Revolutionary War by Charles Fox - Dated 1838 by Charles Fox - This volume features many engravings. The boards have started to separate from the text block. There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf.
- Naval Heroes of America by Unattributed - Dated c.1840s by H. C. Peck and Theo. Bliss - This miniature volume bears some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf. This volume features many illustrations. The rear board and spine cover have separated from the text block. The cloth covering of both boards shows some tearing.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1051

$30
This lot includes the group of author-signed cookbooks shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot features a book signed by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1052

$10
This lot includes the group of antique magazines shown in the corresponding image. Featured among these magazines are two Atlantic Monthly magazines from February and March of 1861, featuring writings by Longfellow, Emerson, Holmes and Lowell. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1053

$25
This lot includes the group of art-related material shown in the corresponding image. This material includes many antique excised plates and unbound prints, many of which are in French and Italian. The pieces include a title page for Le Louvre, Sculpture du Moyen-Age, a 1923 copy of The Architectural Review, Disegni Di Diversi Pittori, a 1939 copy of Verve, and much more. Because the pages of these volumes are primarily unbound, it it is unclear if any of the volumes are complete. The prints show well, with clean pages. Some of the pages show age/wear, with some chipping and brittleness. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1054

$15
This lot includes the group of antique automobile advertisements shown in the corresponding image. This material includes approximately one hundred advertisements from Mercury, Ford, Marmon, Pierce-Arrow, Packard and Franklin, among others. Many of these pieces are excised advertisements with brightly-colored illustrations. Some of the are complete with cardboard backing and plastic bags. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1055

$35
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Robert Crais, Angela Davis-Gardner, Eric Jerome Dickey, Thomas C. Davis, David Ellis, Andrew Davis and Robert Davis. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1056

$15
This lot includes the group of art and photography books shown in the corresponding image(s). Artists represented in this lot include: Walt Disney, Mort Künstler, Andy Warhol, LeRoy Neiman and Jack Mitchell, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1058

$30
This lot includes the group of erotica books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books include the Hindu art of love, sexual relations of mankind, drawings by Norman Lindsay, and more. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1059

$45
This lot includes the group of books on theology and philosophy shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include: The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah, A Study of Death and Lord Bacon's Works. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. All of the volumes contain light, pencil handwriting, primarily on the front free endpapers.
 
Lot 1060

$15
This lot includes the group of agriculture-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material covers a variety of topics, including farming, gardening and logging. Featured in this lot is a 1970s handbook on marijuana cultivation. Other topics covered include controlling insects, growing fruit, making butter and more. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1061

$80
This lot includes the group of artwork shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. This lot includes 20 varied media art pieces and prints. Included in the lot are two pieces of needlepoint. One needlepoint piece depicts a forest fire, while the other piece contains the word "Welcome." Included are topics such as poetry, an oat advertisement, floral stills, portraits of women and other content. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1062

$10
Title: The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray
Author: William Thackeray
Publisher: P. F. Collier
Printing Year: c1910
Number of Volumes: 8-volume set, includes volumes 2 through 8, inclusive

Notes: Decoratively bound in green cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set includes several of Thackeray's works, with illustrations within the text. The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with rubbing to the spines and boards. The text blocks are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 7" x 10 1/2".
 
Lot 1063

$20
This lot includes the group of author-signed political books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
Lot 1066

$10
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a variety of antique agricultural pamphlets issued by the federal and state governments. The pamphlets cover a variety of topics, including dwarf fruits, flowering plants, farm property improvements, honey, insect control, trees, birds, landscaping, grape growing and dahlia growing. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1067

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes were authored by prominent journalists. Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Chris Matthews, Linda Ellerbee, Terry Gross, Bryan Gruley, Lee and Bob Woodruff, Bob Schieffer, Billy Moyers and Walter R. Mears. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1068

$40
This auction lot includes the following pair of foreign language titles:

- L'Art Pour Tous Encyclopedie De L'Art Industriel et Decoratif by Claude Sauvageot - Dated 1876 by A. Morel - Large format volume with many engravings and color and black and white illustrations.
- Landhaus Und Garten by Hermann Muthesius - Dated 1907 by Verlagsanstalt F. Bruckmann - Contains many black and white photographs.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1069

$70
Title: A Passion for DNA, Genes, Genomes, and Society
Author: James D. Watson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Printing Year: 2000 Author-Signed

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial wrappers, this author-signed volume is one of several volumes written by the scientist James D. Watson, signed in black ink on the title page. James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist and zoologist, best known as one of co-discoverers of the structure of DNA with Francis Crick, in 1953. Watson, Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material". (biography courtesy of Wikipedia)

The volume shows light external age/wear, with light moisture indications, and is solidly bound with bright, clean pages. The book measures approximately 6" x 9 1/4" and contains 250 pages.
 
Lot 1070

$20
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Armistead Maupin, Cassandra King, Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Tess Gerritsen and Richard Russo. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1071

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles on French art and architecture:

- Le NU au Salon by Victo Nadal - Dated 1902 by E. Bernard - This French-language volume features many illustrations depicting famous works of art. The volume is lacking boards and features red tape along its spine.
- Les Oeuvres du Protestantisme Français Au XIXe Siécle by Frank Puaux - Dated 1893 by Comité Protestant Français - This French-language volume features many illustrations. The front board has started to detach from the text block and is held in place via tape along the spine. The rear board is detached and no longer present.
- Musee de L'Art Occidental Moderne a Moscou by Unattributed - Dated 1938 by Editions D'Etat - This French-language volume, printed in the former Soviet Union, features numerous illustrations.
- Little Churches of France by Albert B. Chadwick - Dated 1930 by Harper and Brothers - This volume features many full-page photogravure plates of churches around France. The volume features 25 bound pages of text plus numerous unbound plates. The edges of the plates display chipping.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. All of the volumes contain light, pencil handwriting, primarily on the front free endpapers.
 
Lot 1072

$35
This lot includes the group of travel-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes travel souvenirs and booklets on various European and Asian countries and cities. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1073

$15
This lot includes the group of reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). These titles cover a variety of topics including nature and agriculture, improvement of the mind, the prairie, geography, and more. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1074

$25
This lot includes the group of antique big little books books shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.

 
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