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Lot 1154

$55
This lot includes the group of antique large format magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). These magazines include Illustrated Sunday Magazine of the Democrat and Chronicle, The Modern Priscilla, Pictorial Review, The Delineator, The Ladies' Home Journal. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1155

$10
Title: The Harvard Classics
Edited by: Charles W. Eliot
Publisher: P. F. Collier & Son Corporation
Printing Year: 1937
Number of Volumes: 19 volumes

Notes: Bound in dark green cloth-covered boards with bright a bright gilt border and emblem on the front board, and with gilt lettering and raised bands to the spines, these volumes contain a scarce collection of some of the most popular pieces of literature from a group of some of the most-recognized authors in history. The volumes show mild external age/wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The books measure approximately 5 3/4" x 8 3/4".
 
Lot 1156

$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: Greg Rucka, Jonathon King, Nicholas Evans, Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear, Elizabeth George, Ira Genberg, Barbara Parker and William S. Cohen. 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 1158

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors in this lot include Kaitlen Osburn, Robert Olen Butler, Gregory McDonald, Jeanne Ray, Pamela Duncan, Nicholas Sparks, Janice Weber, Richard A. Clarke and Julie Smith. 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 1159

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- The Triumph of the Machine by D. H. Lawrence - Dated 1930 by Faber and Faber, Ltd. - This volume features drawings by Althea Willoughly. This is one of a limited edition of 400 copies printed, and is numbered 230. The volume features English hand-made paper.
- The Poetical Works of Lord Byron by Lord Byron - Dated 1877 by Hurd and Houghton - This is a five-volume set.
- Song for the Hour by D. M. Jones - Dated 1896 by J. B. Lippincott Company - This volume feature a lengthy original inscription (which appears to be a poem) and signature from author D. M. Jones on the front flyleaf.
- Selected Works of Mr. A. Cowley by A. Cowley - Dated 1777 by T. Cadell - The front board is detached but present.
- The Poetical Works of James Thomson by James Thomson - Dated 1803 by L. J. Higham - The boards are detached but present.

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 1160

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

- A Treatise on Political Economy by Clement C. Biddle - Dated 1824 by Well sand Lilly - Two volumes bound in one.
- The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French by Sir Walter Scott - Dated 1853 by J. & J. L. Gihon - Volume one only. The front board and endpaper are detached and the spine cover is lacking.
- Principles of Human Physiology by William B. Carpenter - Dated 1850 by Lea and Blanchard
- Classical Antiquities, Being Part of the Manual of Classical Literature by N. W. Fiske - Dated 1837 by Edward C. Biddle - Portions of spine cover are lacking.
- Publii Virgilii Maronis Opera; or, the Works of Virgil by Rev. J. G. Cooper - Dated 1843 by Robinson, Pratt and Co. - Handwriting from previous owner inside of the front pages. Spine cover is beginning to separate.
- Xenophon's Expedition of Cyrus by Charles Dexter Cleveland - Dated 1838 by Hilliard, Gray, and Company - Contains Fold-out map frontispiece.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1161

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed military and war-related 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 1163

$15
This large shelf lot includes the group of art, photography, architecture and stage and screen books shown in the corresponding image(s). Topics and subjects include: Nieman, Rockwell, Karsh, Mapplthorpe and Placido Domingo. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1164

$20
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): Ireland and Scotland. There are fifteen 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 1165

$30
This lot includes the group of author-signed literature shown in the corresponding image(s). The authors in this lot include Daniel Wallace, Donald E. Westlake, Tim O'Brien, Minette Walters, John Sadford, Joseph Wambaugh and Stephen White. 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 1167

$45
Title: Drawings of the Old Masters in the University Galleries and in the Library of Christ Church Oxford
Author: Sidney Colvin
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Printing Year: 1907
Number of Volumes: 2 volumes in 4 parts

Notes: Unbound in large folios, these antique volumes contain numerous art plates with descriptive tissue guards. Volume one, parts one and two, features 16 pages of text with 42 plates. The plates include the work of Leonardo Da Vinci and His Lombard Followers, Michelangelo and His Imitators and more. Volume two features 17 pages of text and 43 plates of Raphael, the Emilia and more. The prints appear on very thick stock. With original boards, these volumes display cloth tape over their spines. The volumes show external age/wear, are complete with cloth ties, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Some leaves display chipping along their edges. These former library copies bear library stamps and bookplates. Library stamps appear on the reverse of each print. The books measure approximately 16 1/2" x 22 3/4".
 
Lot 1168

$25
This lot includes the group of antique historical books shown in the corresponding image(s). Included in this group is an 1899 two-volume set on Our Islands an Their People, a photographic history of cities, scenes and paintings, and a book on Panama, 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 1169

$15
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: Barbara Parker, Cammie McGovern, Kevin Guilfoile, Harlan Coben, Jane Smiley, S. V. Date and Mark Winegardner. 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 1171

$110
This lot includes the group of decoratively bound literature shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are bound in assorted color leather-covered boards, with bright gilt embossing and gilded page edges. Some of the volumes are limited edition volumes. While some of the volumes say they are signed, the signature pages have been excised. 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 1172

$10
This shelf lot includes the very large group of art-related books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1173

$10
This lot includes the group of antique children's Elsie Books shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles include: Elsie's Children, Elsie's Motherhood, Elsie at Nantucket, Elsie's Friends at Woodburn, Elsie Watching with the Raymonds and Elsie's Widowhood. 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 1174

$10
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: Kevin Guilfoile, Steve Martini, Amanda Quick, Carol O'Connell, Stephen Maitland-Lewis, Jonathon King and Nicholas Evans. 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 1175

$20
This lot includes the group of food and beverage-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes approximately seventy-five pieces, including a number of advertisements. Many of the pieces are in plastic bags with cardboard backing. The items in this lot includes brightly-colored illustrations. 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 1176

$50
This lot includes the group of Pacific Northwest-related ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material includes travel guides and tourism pamphlets. Many of these pieces feature travel information for Washington and Oregon states. 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 1178

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of antique literature titles:

- Waverly Novels by Sir Walter Scott - Undated (c.1880s) by Collier - This decorative eight-volume set features gilt lettering and designs across the front boards and along the spines. This set features many illustrations. There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf of volume one.
- Illustrations of English Religion by Henry Morley - Undated by Cassell, Petter and Galpin - This decorative volume features many illustrations. There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf.
- Life and Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving - Dated 1880 by Pollard and Moss - This decorative volume, "The Kaaterskill Edition," features an original biographical sketch by Richard Henry Stoddard. There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf.
- The Works of Ben. Jonson by Benjamin Jonson - Dated 1838 by Edward Moxon - There is some handwriting in pencil on the front flyleaf. The volume features a frontispiece portrait.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1179

$25
This lot includes the group of children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes books related to the circus, Helen's Babies, Tanbark and Tinsel (author-signed by John C. Kunzog), and a miniature volume containing The Balloon and other stories, among other volumes. 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 1181

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed sports 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 1182

$10
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: Jane Smiley, Gary Slaughter, Alexander McCall-Smith, Margaret Skinner, Haywood Smith and Iris Rainer Dart. 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 1183

$80
This shelf lot includes the group of books on the history of the United States shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 1184

$10
This auction lot includes the following group of German titles:

- Geschichte Der Deutschen Kunst by George Dehio - Dated 1930 by Walter De Gruyter & Co. - Two four-volume sets.
- Moderne Ornamentale Werke in Stile der Italienischen Renaissance by Bildhauer A. Hauptmann - Dated c1900 by George Gilbers
- Gallerie zu Shakspeare's Dramatischen Werken by Moritz Retzsch - Dated c1900 by Lepzig - Oblong volume with many engravings.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1186

$15
This lot includes the group of books authored by Zane Grey shown in the corresponding image(s). Each of these volumes is complete with dust jacket. Some titles include: The Last of the Plainsmen, The Man of the Forest, Ken Ward in the Jungle and The Rainbow Trail. 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 1187

$10
This lot includes the group of antique books shown in the corresponding image(s). These books are volumes of The Annual Report of the American Historical Association. These volumes date from the late-1890s to the mid-1910s. 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 1189

$150
Title: The Challenge to Liberty
Author: Herbert Hoover
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1935

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering on the front board and spine, this antique volume is a scarce copy signed by the 31st President of the United States. This volume bears an original inscription and signature of Herbert Hoover on the front flyleaf. The volume shows light external age/wear with minor bumping of the corners, and is solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. The front and rear flyleaves display areas of foxing. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8" and contains 212 pages.
 
Lot 1190

$30
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's 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 1191

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

- Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History: Vol. III, The Indians of Greater New York and the Lower Hudson by Various Authors - Dated 1909 by American Museum of Natural History - This volume features many illustrations, including a fold-out map.
- History of the Commune of 1871 by Lissagaray - Dated 1902 by T. Fisher Unwin
- Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence of Thomas Moore edited by Lord John Russell - Dated 1853 by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans - This lot includes volumes two and five. Both volumes exhibit signs of exposure to moisture on the front boards, front endpapers and front flyleaves.
- Jack Adams, The Mutineer by Captain Chamier - Dated 1839 by E. L. Carey and A. Hart - This book is volume two of the two-volume set.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 1192

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed science fiction literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors in this lot include Darren Shan, Sara Douglas, Charles Sheffield, Peter F. Hamilton, Judith Lindberg and Lee Smith. 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 1193

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Authors in this lot include Herschel Gower, Stephen White, Anne Lamott, Randy Wayne White, Stephen White, Susan Dunlap, Minette Walters, Richard A. Clarke and Joseph Wambaugh. 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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