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Lot 3233

$30
This lot includes the group of fashion and perfume advertisements shown in the corresponding image. This material has been taken from periodicals dating from the turn of the century through the 1940s. Illustrations show products of soap, jewelry, and clothing companies such as Munsing Wear, Kuppenheimer, Arrow, Warren Mansfield, Palmolive, Chanel, and Pears. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $11.50
Lot 3234

$60
Title: Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places
Publisher: Cassell & Company, Limited
Printing Year: circa 1890
Number of Volumes: 11 volume set

Notes: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt embossing, this antique set is a scarce illustrated history of the capital of the British Empire. The work lavishly is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits and many in-text and full-page illustrations. Volumes are numbered I to XI (with two copies of volume VII and no volume III). The volumes show mild external age/wear, with a cloth tag showing volume number pasted to spine of each volume. The books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 7 3/4" x 10 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 3235

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of modern signed estate books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 3236

$110
This lot includes two 1800's, large-format privately-bound volumes of sheet music. These antique volumes are a unique compilation of early sheet music. As was often an aristocratic custom during the 1800's, this book was created at the specific request of the owner, by a private bindery. Favorite selections were presented to the binder who created the handsome, custom volume. This compilation includes decorative title pages and interesting Civil War pieces: "Col. Ellsworth Funeral March" composed by Sep. Winner, dated 1861 (with bright colored title page), and "Let Me Die with My Face to the Foe: The Last Words of Gen. James C. Rice, Quartette." Also of note is an 1848 piece entitled "The Alleghanians". The volumes show significant external age/wear, one volume lacking front board and spine cover. The second volume has detached boards. Text blocks are intact with bright pages. The books measure approximately 10 1/2" x 13.5". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 3237

$35
The books offered in this lot are from a private collection of signed first printings and/or advanced reading copies of works of modern literature. Many include certificates of authenticity (COA) for the signatures. Condition grade certificates are also present in the case of a number of books sealed in plastic. The grading in these books can be confirmed by going to bookgradingservice.com (BGS), clicking on "Authentication," and entering the code that is on the hologram of the certificate. For lots including single titles and small groups (fewer than 10 volumes in a lot), we have included this code in our listing descriptions. This collection of books has been very well cared for, and most of the volumes are in mint condition.

- Predator by Patricia Cornwell - Published by Putnam - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12015.
- Crisis by Robin Cook - Published by Putnam - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12032.
- Contact Zero by David Wolstencroft - Published by Dutton - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12028.
- Eye of Vengence by Jonathan King - Published by Dutton - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12026.
- Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell - Published by Hyperion - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12031.
- Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill - Published by William Morrow - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO11951.
- The Watchman by Robert Crais - Published by Simon & Schuster - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO11955.
- Innocent in Death by Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb - Published by Putnam - Signed first edition in dustjacket with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO11960. Plastic sealing torn along bottom edge.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 3238

$26
This lot includes the antique scrapbook shown in the corresponding image. This clasp-bound scrapbook contains newspaper and magazine clippings, a brochure of the "Songo River Line" steamer, and approximately 45 postcards and photographs of a steamer at sail, the Thousand Islands, Niagara Falls, Washington D.C., and Toronto. Collections are dated 1928. Interior and cards are well preserved. Volume shows mild external wear and measures 8" x 11 1/2". 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 3239

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage technology manuals:

- Automobile Engineering - Dated 1926 by American Technical Society - Lacks bottom half of title page.
- Handbook of the Glass Industry edited by Samuel R. Scholes - Dated 1941 by Ogden-Watney Publishers, Inc. - Gilt embossing.
- Automotive Trade Training by Ray F. Kuns - Dated 1922 by The Bruce Publishing Company (Milwaukee) - Front hinge cracking.
- Automotive Electrical Practice by Ray F. Kuns - Dated 1926 by Bruce Publishing Company (Milwaukee) - Gilt embossing.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 3240

$60
Title: Red Cloud's Folk: A History of the Oglala Sioux Indians
Author: George E. Hyde
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Printing Year: 1937 Stated First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in natural creamy tan buckram with bright brown lettering, this volume is a scarce history of the Oglala Lakota. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta), (1822 – December 10, 1909), a war leader of the Oglala Lakota. One of the most capable Native American opponents the United States Army ever faced, he led a successful conflict in 1866–1868, known as Red Cloud's War, over control of the Powder River Country in northwestern Wyoming and southern Montana. Later, he led his people in reservation life. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia).

The volume shows light external age/wear, with spine darkened and faint markings to lower portions of binding. The book is solidly bound with clean, unmarked pages. Previous owner's name appears at top of front flyleaf. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" and contains 331 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3241

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique children's literary titles:

- A Dog Day by Walter Emanuel - Dated 1902 by E.P. Dutton & Co.
- The Bojabi Tree by Edith Rickert - Dated 1926 by Doubleday, Page & Company (Garden City)
- A Gordon Highlander by E. Everett-Green - Dated 1901 by Thomas Nelson and Sons (London) - decorative gilt binding.
- Lost on the Trail by "Pansy" - Dated 1911 by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. (Boston)
- Daddy's Bedtime Outdoor Stories by Mary Graham Bonner - Dated 1917 by Frederick A. Stokes Company
- The Heart of a Dog by Albert Payson Terhune - Dated 1924 by Garden City Publishing Company Incorporated

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 3242

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

- The Great Republic by the Master Historians by Morris & Leigh - Dated 1901 by R. S. Belcher Co. - 4 volumes
- History of the United States from the Earliest Discovery of America to the End of 1902 by E. Benjamin Andrews - Dated 1903 by Charles Scribner's Sons - 5 volumes

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 3243

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage literary titles:

- To-Day: A Romance by Richard B. Kimball - Dated 1870 by Carleton - Gilt embossing. Slight chipping to top of spine.
- Ninety Six by Elliot Crayton McCants - Dated 1930 by Thomas Y. Crowell Company - Ex-library.
- Through the Wheat by Thomas Boyd - Dated 1923 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Gilt embossing.
- The Professional Virgin by Roswell Williams - Dated 1931 by The Lantern Press, Inc.
- Hold My Hand I'm Dying by John Gordon Davis - Dated 1967 by McGraw-Hill Book Company - Stated first edition in dustjacket.
- Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New & Selected Poems by Diane Ackerman - Dated 1991 by Random House - Signed, dedicated first edition in dustjacket.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 3244

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of Heritage Press titles in excellent condition:

- Les Miserables by Victor Hugo - Dated 1938 - Two volumes (first volume in slipcase). Lascelles Wraxall translation. Introduction by Andre Maurois, with illustrations by Lynd Ward
- The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo - Dated 1961 - In slipcase. Isabel F. Hapgood translation. Introduction by Matthew Josephson. Illustrated with wood engravings by Tranquillo Marangoni
- The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Dated 1955 - Illustrations by William Sharp
- The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann - Dated 1962 - In Slipcase. Introductory essay by the author. Helen Lowe-Porter translation. Illustrated with wood engravings by Felix Hoffmann
- The Romance of Tristan & Iseult by Joseph Bedier - Dated 1960 - In Slipcase. With an introduction by Padraic Colum and illustrations by Serge Ivanoff

Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 3245

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of antique decorative literature shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $15.50
Lot 3246

$40
This antique photo album is part of a large collection of ephemera we are selling during this auction - check out our other auctions to view more antique albums. Buy more than one lot and save on shipping.

Subjects: Family Portraits (including two large tintypes of a young man and a young woman), Children, Music, etc.
Year: c1895
Estimated number of photos in this album: 50
Dimensions: 9" by 11"

Condition/Details: This cloth-covered album with functioning metal clasp shows some external age/wear. The pages and photographs are in good condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 3247

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on racing, training, and athletics:

- Athletic Sports by D.A. Sargent et al. - Dated 1897 by Charles Scribner's Sons - Gilt embossing.
- Training the Trotting Horse: A Natural and Improved Method of Educating Trotting Colts and Horses, Based on Twenty Years' Experience by Charles Marvin - Dated 1891 by The Marvin Publishing Company, Ltd. - Decorative gilt binding. Front hinge cracking, slight chipping to top and bottom of spine.
- The Training of the Body for Games, Athletics, Gymnastics, and Other Forms of Exercise and for Health, Growth, and Development by F.A. Schmidt & Eustace H. Miles - Dated 1901 by E.P. Dutton & Co.
- Life with the Trotters by John Splan - Dated 1889 by H.T. White (Chicago) - Gilt embossing.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 3248

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Pensamiento Critico - Dated 1968 by Distribuidora Nacional de Publicaciones (Havana) - This March issue of this Cuban magazine brings together a number of texts by Ernesto Che Guevara. Rear cover is detached, front cover detaching. Spine shows chipping. Text block is intact. Card addressed to the reader by publishers laid in.
- 3 Combates by Ernesto Che Guevara - Dated 1972 by Instituto Cubano del Libro (Havana) - pamphlet with bright color front cover showing various images of Che Guevara. Binding splitting from top of spine.
- Los afortunados entrevistadores de Fidel by Arleen Rodriguez Derivet - Dated 2007 by Oficina de Publicaciones del Consejo de Estado (Havana) - First Edition in wrappers
- Tania la guerrillera by Marta Rojas Rodriguez et al. - Dated 2001 by Editorial de Ciencias Sociales (Havana) - softcover
- Jose Marti Replies: Materials Referring to Jose Marti and the Radio Marti Project - Dated 1986 by Editorial Jose Marti (Havana) - wrappers
- Chapter 24: The Events of April 2002 in Venezuela and Other Issues Related to Latin America - Dated 2006 by Publications Office of the Council of the State (Havana) - Interview conducted by Ignacio Ramonet with Fidel Castro. 2 copies, with one text of interview in English, the other in German
- La vida secreta de Meyer Lansky en La Habana: La mafia en Cuba by Enrique Cirules - Dated 2004 by Editorial de Ciencias Sociales - wrappers

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3249

$24
This auction lot includes the following group of modern Steve Berry historical fiction titles:

- The Romanov Prophecy - Dated 2004 by Ballantine Books - signed, stated first edition in dustjacket. Signed, stated first edition softcover advance reader's edition of same title also present in this lot.
- The Third Secret - Dated 2005 by Ballantine Books - signed, stated first edition in dustjacket. Stated first edition softcover advance reader's edition of same title also present in this lot.
- The Amber Room - Dated 2003 by Ballantine Books - signed, stated first edition in dustjacket. Stated first edition softcover advance reader's edition of same title also present in this lot.
- The Templar Legacy - Dated 2006 by Ballantine Books - signed, stated first edition in dustjacket. Softcover advance reader's edition of same title also present in this lot, published under Hodder & Stoughton.
- The Alexandria Link - Dated 2007 by Ballentine Books - stated first edition softcover advance reader's copy.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 3250

$18
Title: Landscape with Corpse
Author: Delano Ames
Publisher: Ives Washburn, Inc.
Printing Year: 1955 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in light brown cloth with red lettering, this volume is a scarce first edition of this Jane and Dagobert Brown mystery. This ex-library volume shows external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket flaps are pasted to endpapers. Library stamp appears on front endpaper. No other markings apparent. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 191 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3251

$20
This shelf lot includes the group of rare antique bookends shown in the corresponding image. There are five pairs in various styles and material that includes pressed brass and glass, as well as cast copper and wood. Two of these pairs do not offer any figurative representation but are simply ornate geometric designs. One set of metal bookends have cut out patterns showing flowers. Another pair of bookends shows a kettle over a burning fire within a chimney. The glass bookends are in the shape of a harp (neither shows any chipping or cracking). None of the other pieces show any markings. Pieces are in good condition with nice patina, showing some edgewear and occasional pitting. These bookends range in height from 4 1/2" to 8". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 3252

$35
Title: Black House: A Novel
Authors: Stephen King & Peter Straub
Publisher: Random House
Printing Year: 2001 First Printing of First Trade Edition Signed by Peter Straub

Condition/Details: Bound in black cloth-backed spine with black boards, this antique volume is a scarce autographed first edition of this collaborative work by two of the most famous novelists working in the horror genre. The novel is signed by Peter Straub on the title page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Intact dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 624 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3253

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

- The Sequel to Old Jolliffe: Written in the Same Spirit by the Same Spirit - Dated 1850 by James Munroe and Company (Boston) - wrappers, gilt embossing. Front cover separated from textblock.
- The Power of Religion on the Mind, in Retirement, Affliction, and at the Approach of Death by Lindley Murray - Dated 1808 by Collins and Perkins - bottom of spine tearing from textblock.
- The Method of Grace by John Flavel - no date provided by American Tract Society - gilt embossing.
- Historical and Descriptive Sketches of the Women of the Bible by P.C. Headley - Dated 1850 by Derby, Miller, and Company (Auburn) - gilt embossing.
- The Christmas Holydays in Rome by Wm. Ingraham Kip - Dated 1846 by D. Appleton & Co. - decorative gilt binding. Top of spine tearing, water stains to boards.
- The Principles of Peace Exemplified in the Conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland by Thomas Hancock - Dated 1844 by Charles Gilpin (London) - wrappers. Upper right corner torn from front cover, up to page 15.
- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments - Dated 1793 by Isaac Collins (Trenton) - boards detached.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 3254

$175
This lot includes the group of ephemera relating to academia shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of official Syracuse University illustrated football programs dating to the 1940s and 50s (with one issue dating back to November 10, 1928 and two from the 60s). There are also a number of commencement programs from Syracuse University, College City of the City of New York, Wellesley College (1920) and an issue of "The Wellesley Magazine" (June 1936). Present also is a 1941 issue of "The Cornell Countryman." 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $16.50
Lot 3255

$26
This shelf lot includes the group of modern advance reading copies of literary titles shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $18.50
Lot 3256

$70
This shelf lot includes the group of antique photographic stereoview cards shown in the corresponding image. Among the images featured on these cards are scenes with President McKinley, representations of the female nude, shots of Gay Head Cliffs, Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, as well as photographs of the aftermath of the Boston fire of November 9-10, 1872. Each card measures approximately 3 1'2" x 7". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the material in our shelf lots, these cards care generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 3257

$28
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains covers featuring beautiful young women and music with themes relating to romance, courtship, love, etc. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 3258

$130
Title: Daring and Suffering: A History of the Andrews Railroad Raid into Georgia in 1862
Author: William Pittenger
Publisher: War Publishing Company
Printing Year: 1887 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in maroon cloth with beveled boards and bright gilt embossing and decorative designs, this antique volume is a scarce early history of a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Volunteers from the Union Army commandeered a train and took it northwards towards Chattanooga, Tennessee, doing as much damage as possible to the vital Western & Atlantic Railroad (W&A) from Atlanta to Chattanooga as they went, pursued by other locomotives. As they had cut the telegraph wires, Confederate forces along their route had no advance notice of their arrival. The raiders were eventually captured, and some were executed as spies. Some of Andrews' Raiders became the first recipients of the Medal of Honor. (Historical background courtesy of Wikipedia).

The work contains in-text and full-page illustrations. The volume shows external age/wear, with faint markings to covers. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6 3/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 416 pages plus 55 pages of supplement with official documents. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3259

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage children's books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $20.50
Lot 3260

$50
Title: Plutarch's Lives
Translator: A. H. Clough
Publisher: Nottingham Society (Philadelphia)
Printing Year: circa 1900
Number of Volumes: Complete 5 volume limited-edition set

Notes: Bound in three-quarter red leather with matching marbled boards and bright gilt embossing to spine, this antique set is a scarce deluxe limited edition of this classic work. The famous biographical studies of the ancients, in the English translation attributed to John Dryden, was revised by Arthur Hugh Clough. This unnumbered copy is from an edition limited to 1,000 sets. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portraits and plates. These handsome volumes show mild external age/wear (first volume shows small tear at head of spine), and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages with gilt top edges and marbled endpapers. The books measure approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/2". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $10.50
Lot 3261

$16
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage railroad ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of locomotive patents dating to the 1920s, correspondence on stationery of the Missouri Pacific Railway Company, a laminated 1859 advertisement for the Chicago & North-Western Railway and Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad, and 1969 Commuter Time Tables for Chicago. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 3262

$14
Title: The Bench and the Bar
Author: James Grant
Publisher: Henry Colburn, Publisher (London)
Printing Year: 1837 Volume II

Condition/Details: Bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce collection of biographies of judges and counsels in the different courts of Great Britain, and general remarks and anecdotes relating to the courts. This is the second volume of a two-volume work. This handsome volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" and contains 308 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3263

$60
This lot includes the group of antique advertising labels shown in the corresponding image. This well-preserved material is made up of advertisements for such products as Mohr Bros. Golden Ginger Ale, Betsy Ross Hawaiian Pineapple, and 45 new old stock citrus fruit crate labels that all show bright color illustrations and little to no wear. 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 boxlot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 3264

$90
Title: Album de la revolucion cubana, 1952 - 1959
Publisher: Revista Cinegrafico, S. A. (Havana)
Printing Year: circa 1960

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial wrappers with front cover drawing of Fidel Castro and Cuban revolutionaries in combat, this antique volume is a scarce collectible "sticker" album that illustrates various episodes of the Cuban Revolution through card portraits of important figures and significant events. The book was issued with accompanying labels or stickers to be applied throughout the text. The Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt that led to the overthrow of U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista of Cuba on January 1, 1959 by the 26th of July Movement led by Fidel Castro. The work is completely illustrated with all required color stickers (now pasted into album). Last page (reverse side of rear cover) contains excerpts from the famous trial speech "History will absolve me." Rear cover has color advertisement for "Felices" sweets and canned goods. The material in this lot is accompanied by provenance to establish authenticity, in the form of copies of a letter signed by Manresa’s son and and the original export certificate issued by the Cuban government. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 12" x 8 3/4" and contains 33 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3265

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on theology shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $22.50
Lot 3266

$28
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm - Dated 1913 by Rand McNally & Company - Pictures by Hope Dunlap
- Mother Goose Songs for Little Ones by Ethel Crowninshield - Dated 1908 by Milton Bradley Company (Springfield, Massachusetts) - Oblong volume with cracked front hinge and water markings to paper-covered boards
- Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame - Dated 1898 by Dodd Mead & Company - Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Markings on front cover
- Defense of the Castle by Albert I. Mayer, Jr. - Dated 1937 by Harper & Brothers Publishers - Author-Signed First Edition in dustjacket. Newspaper clipping with story and photo of author laid in
- Why the Chimes Rang by Raymond MacDonald Alden - Dated 1909 by Bobbs-Merrill Company (Indianapolis) - Volume decorated by Mayo Bunker. Dustjacket.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 3267

$90
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains bright color cover illustrations and music with military and/or patriotic themes. 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $11.50
Lot 3268

$45
Title: Eloisa; or, A Series of Original Letters Collected and Published by J. J. Rousseau, Citizen of Geneva. Translated from the French. A New Edition to Which Is Now Added, The Sequel of Julia; or, The New Eloisa (Found among the Author's Papers after His Decease). Together with a Portrait of Mons. Rousseau
Publisher: H. Baldwin (London)
Printing Year: 1784
Number of Volumes: Complete 4 volume set

Notes: Bound in library binding with bright gilt lettering to spine, this antique set is a scarce early edition of this classic epistolary novel by Rousseau. The work lacks the frontispiece portrait. These ex-library volumes show mild external age/wear. The hinges of the first volume are cracked. Lightly age-toned pages show no markings. The books measure approximately 4 3/4" x 7 3/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3269

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on U.S. academia:

- My Schools and Schoolmasters; or, the Story of My Education by Hugh Miller - Dated 1854 by Gould and Lincoln (Boston)
- Education for Life: The Story of Hampton Institute by Francis Greenwood Peabody - Dated 1922 by Doubleday, Page & Company (Garden City)
- History of the Class of MCMXVII edited by George M. Murray - Dated c1917 by Yale University Press (New Haven) - volume one in decorative gilt binding. Water stain to front board.
- Library Ideals by Henry E. Legler - Dated 1918 by The Open Court Publishing Company (Chicago) - gilt embossing.
- Tyee - Dated 1920 by The Associated Students of the University of Washington - slight tearing to top and bottom of spine.
- Yale Humor: A Collection of Humorous Selections from the University Publications edited by S.A. York, Jr. - no date provided by S.A. York, Jr. (New Haven) - gilt embossing. Slight water staining.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 3270

$24
Title: An Analytical Abridgment of the Commentaries of Sir William Blackstone on the Laws of England in Four Books, Together with an Analytical Synopsis of Each
Author: John Anthon
Publisher: Isaac Riley
Printing Year: 1809 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather, this antique volume is a scarce early nineteenth-century legal treatise by Sir William Blackstone (1723 – 1780), an English judge, jurist and professor who produced the historical and analytic treatise on the common law entitled "Commentaries on the Laws of England", first published in four volumes over 1765–1769. It had an extraordinary success, reportedly bringing the author £14,000, and still remains an important source on classical views of the common law and its principles.

. The work contains several fold-out charts. The volume shows external age/wear, with taping to spine and reenforced hinges. Age-toned pages show no annotations. Final page of text bears the signature of previous owner and the date 1827. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and contains 279 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3271

$18
This lot includes the group of antique sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains cover illustrations and music with international themes. There are 70 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 3272

$22
Title: A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Principally Selected from Nelson's Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Church of England. To Which Are Added, Pastoral Advice to Young Persons before and after Confirmation, by a Minister of the Church of England; and an Exhortation to Family Prayer, by Bishop Gibson; with Forms of Devotion
Author: John Henry Hobart
Publisher: T. & J. Swords
Printing Year: 1804 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt to spine panel, this antique volume is a scarce original edition of a theological work by John Henry Hobart (1775 – 1830), the third Episcopal bishop of New York (1816–1830). Hobart vigorously promoted the extension of the Episcopal Church in Central and Western New York. He founded the General Theological Seminary in New York City and Geneva College, later renamed after him, in Geneva, in the Finger Lakes area of upstate New York.

The volume shows external age/wear, with detached front board showing peeling and tears to leather. Detaching rear board has had almost all of leather cover peeled away. Text block is intact with age-toned pages showing occasional light foxing. Front flyleaf, bearing name of previous owner (Joel Foote (?) 1808) at top, is detached. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 6 3/4" and contains 446 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3273

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on the American West:

- Cow-Boy Life in Texas; or, 27 Years a Mavrick by W.S. James - Dated c1895 by M.A. Donohue & Co. (Chicago) - Front board detaching from spine, front endpapers missing.
- Eagle Blood by James Creelman - Dated 1902 by Lothrop Publishing Company (Boston) - Decorative gilt binding, illustrated by Rose Cecil O'Neill.
- My 96 Years in the Great West: Indiana, Kansas and California by G.W.E. Griffith - Dated 1929 by the author (Los Angeles) - Gilt embossing.
- Squawtown: My Boyhood Among the Last Miami Indians by Will M. Hundley - Dated 1939 by The Caxton Printers, Ltd. (Caldwell)

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 3274

$12
This lot includes the group of theological ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of an issue of the Sunday School Week of the American Printing House for the Blind (Vol. 31, No. 24), brochures, pamphlets, leaflets, prayer books, Sunday school class books and periodicals from churches and missions (predominantly in New York State). 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 3275

$12
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique and vintage books on theology shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $29.50
Lot 3276

$45
This lot includes the group of children's sci-fi comics shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of the first three issues of "Jim Solar, Space Sheriff" in new, never-read condition, in their original mailer, with publisher's letter and original broadside advertisement. 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 boxlot, 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. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $6.50
Lot 3277

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on nature and horticulture:

- A Little Book of Perennials by Alfred C. Hottes - Dated 1927 by The A.T. De La Mare Company, Inc. - gilt embossing.
- The Works of Stewart Edward White: Camp and Trail by Stuart Edward White - Dated 1919 by Doubleday, Page & Co. (Garden City) - dustjacket.
- The Camper's Own Book for Devotees of Tent and Trail by George S. Bryan - Dated 1913 by Sully and Kleinteich
- Kurze Anleitung zur Abstkultur by Ed. Lucas - Dated 1876 by Gugen Ulmer (Stuttgart)
- The American Fruit Culturist by John J. Thomas - Dated 1920 by Orange Judd Company - decorative gilt binding.
- Forest Folklore, Mythology, and Romance by Alexander Porteous - Dated 1928 by George Allen & Unwin Ltd. (London)
- Forests and Mankind by Charles Lathrop Pack & Tom Gill - Dated 1929 by The Macmillan Company - dustjacket shows wear.
- American Iris Society's Alphabetical Iris Check List edited by Ethel Anson S. Peckham - Dated 1939 by American Iris Society (Baltimore) - decorative gilt binding.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 3278

$10
The books offered in this lot are from a private collection of signed first printings and/or advanced reading copies of works of modern literature. Many include certificates of authenticity (COA) for the signatures. Condition grade certificates are also present in the case of a number of books sealed in plastic. The grading in these books can be confirmed by going to bookgradingservice.com (BGS), clicking on "Authentication," and entering the code that is on the hologram of the certificate. For lots including single titles and small groups (fewer than 10 volumes in a lot), we have included this code in our listing descriptions. This collection of books has been very well cared for, and most of the volumes are in mint condition.

Title: Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley
Authors: Jerry Schilling with Chuck Crisafulli
Publisher: Gotham Books
Printing Year: 2006 Author-Signed First Edition

Condition/Details: This volume is a scarce memoir by veteran music industry professional Jerry Schilling (b.1942), providing primarily an account of his relationship with Elvis Presley, though other notables figure in these recollections, including the Beatles, Ann-Margret, the Beach Boys and Billy Joel. The volume is sealed in plastic cover (seal has been broken along bottom and side edges) and has been given a grade of 10 on the Book Grading Service certificate visible on rear cover (number AC012047). The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/4". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3279

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage estate books shown in the corresponding image. Due to the high volume of books 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 in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $27.50
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