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Lot 3326

$120
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is from a 1939 trip to Alaska (also present is material from Banff & Jasper in the Canadian Rockies). Among the items offered in this collection are postcards, railroad ephemera, photos, brochures, etc. 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: $14.50
Lot 3327

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of antique literary titles in decorative red cloth:

- Adventures De Gil Blas by Leroux et Didier - Dated 1881 by Librarie Hachette (Paris)
- Seasons / Course of Time by James Thomson / Robert Pollok - Dated 1849 by Phillips, Sampson, and Company (Boston)
- Poems, by William Cowper, Esq. by John Johnson - Dated 1849 by Phillips & Sampson (Boston) - three volumes in one. Water damage to textblock.
- Tupper's Poetical Works: Proverbial Philosophy, a Thousand Lines, Hactenus - Dated 1849 by Phillips, Sampson and Company (Boston)
- The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans - Dated 1849 by Phillips, Sampson, & Co. (Boston)

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: $9.50
Lot 3328

$12
Title: Lectures on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans
Author: Thomas Chalmers
Publisher: Robert Carter & Brothers
Printing Year: 1863

Condition/Details: Bound in blindstamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, this antique volume is a scarce theological work by Thomas Chalmer (1780 – 1847), Scottish mathematician and a leader of the Free Church of Scotland. The volume shows external age/wear, with chipping to spine. The book is solidly bound with mildly age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" and contains 521 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3329

$26
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique and vintage books on U.S. history 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: $39.50
Lot 3330

$20
Title: Death Goes Native
Author: Max Long
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company
Printing Year: 1941 First Edition in Rare Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in yellow cloth with bright embossed green lettering, this volume is a scarce first edition of this crime novel set in the Hawaiian Islands, the third and final in the excellent series featuring Komako, the native Hawaiian detective. The author conveys Native cultural practices through the device of the murder mystery. The volume shows external age/wear, with light soiling to top and bottom margins of front cover and spine. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket has tearing to extremities with loss of material at the bottom and top right-hand corner of rear cover, top of spine and top right-hand corner of front cover (affecting roughly half of the title and a portion of drawing). Dustjacket is now in protective plastic cover. Previous owner's name appears on front flyleaf (together with date). The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" and contains 269 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3331

$10
This lot includes the group of vintage and antique pen ads shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of a number of illustrated color advertisements for brands such as Waterman, Sheaffer's, Parker Duofold, Eversharp, etc. These ads are each preserved in cardboard-backed plastic. 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: $11.50
Lot 3332

$30
Title: Art and the Science of Window Dressing
Author / Editor: A Practical Window Dresser / S. W. Roth
Publisher: S. W. Roth
Printing Year: 1907 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with bright gilt lettering to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce presentation of the techniques of window dressing current at the beginning of the twentieth century. The work is illustrated with 25 plates illustrating the elaborate style of window dressing preferred in 1907, as well as text explaining details of construction and both the art and science that goes into constructing the displays. Plates include Sprague, Warner & Co.'s Richelieu display, "Pillsbury's Best" flour display, Dr. Price's Extract and Baking Powder, McLaughlin & Company Coffee, Egg-O-See, Peters Chocolate, Kneipp Malt Coffee, Price Cereal Food Company, X-Ray Stove Polish, McNeil & Higgins, E.C. Corn Flakes, Walter M. Lowney Company, a Thanksgiving display, Steele-Wedeles Company, Minute Tapioca, Jell-O, Rumford, etc. Chapters include the Value of Window Dressing, the Show Window, Expressions of Genius, Art and Ethics, Effective Displays, Technique of Window Dressing, Sweating Windows, Handling Decorations, Trimming a Plain Window, Trick Windows, Show Cards and Bulletins, Sidewalk Bulletin, Vegetable Displays, and Timely Hints.

The volume shows external age/wear, with two-inch tear at top of spine. The binding is shaken. Pages are clean and unmarked. Previous owner has pasted in clippings showing window displays contemporary to those displayed in book. These include images of displays in the store of H. Reisenweber, Baltimore, Maryland; a store in Crescent Grocery Co., Beford, Indiana; the first prize display of Chas. F. Muller, Memphis, Tennessee; a window display in the store of E. W. Petty; and the second prize display of M. G. Rogers of Dalton, Georgia. The book measures approximately 9" x 11 3/4" and contains 46 pages plus 18 pages of advertisements. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3333

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and modern titles on world history:

- A School History of England by John J. Anderson - Dated 1886 by Clark & Maynard - Gilt embossing.
- The Works of Flavius Josephus translated by William Whiston - Dated 1836 by John Plaskitt (Baltimore) - Leather-bound volume with gilt embossing.
- Scouting on Two Continents by Frederick Russell Burnham - Dated 1926 by Doubleday, Page & Company (Garden City) - Gilt embossing.
- Are You There, Crocodile?: Inventing Anton Chekhov by Michael Pennington - Dated 2003 by Oberon Books (London) - Signed in dustjacket.
- Europe Illustrated edited by F.K. Warren - Dated 1888 by De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. (Boston) - 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: $10.50
Lot 3334

$18
Title: A Grammar of the English Language in a Series of Letters: Intended for the Use of Schools and of Young Persons in General; but, More Especially for the Use of Soldiers, Sailors, Apprentices and Plough-boys
Author: William Cobbitt
Publisher: Clayton and Kingsland
Printing Year: 1818

Condition/Details: Bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine panel, this antique volume is a scarce early work of language instruction. Subjects covered include etymology, articles, adjectives, false grammar, etc. The volume shows external age/wear, with detached front board. Mildly age-toned pages show foxing throughout. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 7" and contains 184 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3335

$16
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique and vintage books on world history 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 3336

$14
Title: Pandora's Star: Part One of the Commonwealth Saga
Author: Peter F. Hamilton
Publisher: Macmillan
Printing Year: 2004 Author-Signed First Printing

Condition/Details: Bound in wrappers with pictorial front cover, this volume is a autographed first edition of this work of science fiction by British author Peter F. Hamilton (b. 1960). This saga consists of the novels "Pandora's Star" and "Judas Unchained" (2005), as well as "Misspent Youth" (2002). The events of "Pandora's Star" and "Judas Unchained" take place 340 years after his single novel "Misspent Youth" (2002). The "Dreaming Void" is the first novel in a new trilogy that takes place 1200 years after the events of "Judas Unchained." The author's signature appears on the title page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8" and contains 882 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3337

$16
This lot includes the group of vintage Boy / Girl Scout ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of an antique piece of sheet music with Marion C. Moreland's "Onward: Girl Scout Marching Song" (1918), "Book of the Junior Hi Camp Fire Girls" (1968), "Parents' Cub Scout Book" (1960), "The Den Mother's Den-Book" (1951), "Handbook for Boys" (1948), a Camp Fire Girls tryptich, and a color poster for Girl Scout cookies (measuring approximately 16 1/2" x 11"). 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: $8.50
Lot 3338

$12
Title: The House of Helen
Author: Corra Harris
Publisher: George H. Doran Company
Printing Year: 1923 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in greyish green cloth with black lettering, this antique volume is a scarce novel by Corra Harris. Harris (1869 - 1935), an American writer, was born Corra Mae White in Elbert County, Georgia. She was, for a time, the most widely-known woman from the state of Georgia. Her literary reputation during her life, and her legacy since, are connected with "A Circuit Rider’s Wife" published in 1910. Reputedly autobiographical, the novel is at most a spiritual autobiography, with little else that resembles her actual life. She wrote more than two dozen books, nineteen of which were published. Two were autobiographies, one a travel journal, and two became feature length movies, the best known was "I’d Climb The Highest Mountain," released in 1951 and inspired by "A Circuit Rider’s Wife." She published over 200 articles and short stories, and well over a thousand book reviews. She was one of the first women war correspondents to go abroad in WWI. She lived the last two decades of her life at the place she named In the Valley in Bartow County, Georgia where she was living in 1935 when she died at the age of 65. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia).

The volume shows light external age/wear. Rear hinge is cracked. Pages are clean. Previous owner's name stamped on front endpaper. Also, clipping (presumably from dustjacket) is pasted to front endpaper. The book measures approximately 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" and contains 268 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3339

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique English literary titles:

- The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker by T. Smollett - no date provided by uncredited publisher - Leather bound.
- The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume the Fourth - Dated 1801 by Bye and Law (Clerkenwell) - Leather bound with gilt embossing and raised bands.
- The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume the Fifth - Dated 1801 by Bye and Law (Clerkenwell) - Leather bound with gilt embossing and raised bands.
- The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume the Sixth - Dated 1801 by Bye and Law (Clerkenwell) - Leather bound with gilt embossing and raised bands.

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 3340

$35
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- My Experiences in the World War by John J. Pershing - Dated 1931 by Frederick A. Stokes Company - 2 volumes. Stated First Edition.
- Service with Fighting Men: An Account of the Work of the American Young Men's Christian Associations in the World War by William Howard Taft et al. - Dated 1922 by Association Press - 2 volumes, Front hinge is first volume is cracked.
- Ypres and the Battles of Ypres - Dated 1920 by Michelin & Cie. (Clermont-Ferrand, France) - dustjacket. Title in series "Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields (1914 -1918)"
- Brothers in Arms by E. Alexander Powell - Dated 1917 by Houghton Mifflin Company - covers show light soiling, scratching to color pastedown

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 3341

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

- A Question of Damages by J.T. Trowbridge - Dated 1897 by Lee and Shepard (Boston) - decorative binding.
- Summer-Savory, Gleaned From Rural Nooks in Pleasant Weather by Benj. F. Taylor - Dated 1879 by S.C. Griggs and Company (Chicago)
- Point Lace and Diamonds by George F. Baker, Jr. - Dated 1899 by Frederick A. Stokes Company - decorative gilt binding.
- A Little Girl in Old St. Louis by Amanda M. Douglas - Dated 1903 by Dodd, Mead & Company - gilt embossing.
- Forlorn River: A Romance by Zane Grey - Dated 1927 by Harper & Brothers
- Guns of Ghost Valley by Claude Rister - Dated 1942 by Dodge Publishing Company - stated first edition.
- Comrades: A Story of Social Adventure in California by Thomas Dixon, Jr. - Dated 1909 by Doubleday, Page & Company
- Midst Many Snares by Laura A. Barter Snow - Dated 1909 by The Religious Tract Society (London)

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 3342

$10
This lot features the following group of antique magazine issues:

Titles: John Martin's Book, Junior, The Home Garden, Farm Life, Natural History, Nature Magazine
Issue Dates: 1920s to early 1950s
Approximate Number of Issues: 24

Notes: These magazines show very nicely with beautiful color front and rear covers. Most of the magazines are intact and whole, some issues show signs of age/wear including chipping, loose covers, etc. Included in this lot are also "The Red Riding Hood Picture Building Book" by Florence Orville (1915) and Louise Jackson Strong's "Legs for the Chiefty" (1912). Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $13.50
Lot 3343

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of modern Stephen Baxter titles:

- Mayflower II - Dated 2004 by PS Publishing (Harrogate) - introduction by Adam Roberts. Limited edition number 134 of 300 signed by Baxter and Roberts.
- Riding the Rock - Dated 2002 by PS Publishing - introduction by Gregory Benford. Limited edition number 82 of 300 signed by Baxter and Benford.
- Reality Dust - Dated 2000 by PS Publishing - introduction by Greg Bear. Limited edition number 19 of 300 signed by Baxter and Bear.
- Deep Future - Dated 2001 by Victor Gollancz (London) - signed, dustjacket.
- Evolution - Dated 2002 by Gollancz - signed, dustjacket. Duplicate unsigned softcover advance reading copy also present in this lot.
- Space: Manifold 2 - Dated 2000 by HarperCollins - signed first printing in dustjacket.
- Moonseed - Dated 1998 by HarperCollins - signed first printing in dustjacket.

The books in this lot are in once-read condition. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $12.50
Lot 3344

$35
This lot includes the group of ephemera relating to Ernesto Che Guevara shown in the corresponding image. Ernesto "Che" Guevara (June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967) commonly known as Che Guevara, El Che, or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, military theorist, and major figure of the Cuban Revolution. Since his death, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol and global insignia within popular culture.

This material is made up of periodicals, a children's book, a laminated poster (approximately 9 1/2" x 14"), photocopies of government documents signed by Che Guevara, and a record album containing interviews with Che Guevara and fellow Cuban revolutionary Camilo Cienfuegos. There is also a large format, hardcover commemorative edition of the magazine "Cuba" (dated November 1967), entitled "Che Guevara: Hasta la victoria siempre," in pictorial dustjacket, offering a pictorial biography and texts relating to death of Che Guevara earlier that year. 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. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3345

$22
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on U.S. history 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 3346

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique theological titles in decorative binding:

- From Manger Crowned; or, The Beautiful Life of Our Saviour in Story and Song - Dated 1892 by Monarch Book Co. (Chicago)
- The History of Christianity by John S. C. Abbott - Dated 1885 by George Stinson & Co. (Portland) - frontispiece detached
- The Golden Censer by John McGovern - Dated 1889 by Union Publishing House (Chicago)
- A Voice from the Parsonage by Edwards A. Park - Dated 1855 by Morris Cotton (Boston)
- Ralph Weston's Secret; or, Unto the Fourth Generation by C. S. M. - Dated 1886 by Presbyterian Board of Publication (Philadelphia) - front flyleaf and preliminary pages excised
- The Vision of Sir Launfal by James Russell Lowell - Dated 1876 by James R. Osgood and Company (Boston)
- The Dore Bible Gallery by Gustave Dore - No date provided by W. B. Conkey Company (Chicago) - Hinges are cracked, binding shaken
- Die Stadt Golles: Illustrierte Monatsschrift fur das katholische Volk - Dated 1895 by Verlag der Milliondruckerei Johann Jannseen in Steyl

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: $15.50
Lot 3347

$35
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 pertaining to the First World War. There are 35 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. A substantial number of these pieces have been preserved in plastic covers and are in very good condition. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $8.50
Lot 3348

$80
Title: Album Expedicionarios del Granma
Publisher: Not Stated
Printing Year: Not Stated

Condition/Details: String bound in black wrappers with green lettering and representation of the cabin cruiser "Granma" on front cover, this small oblong volume is a scarce photo album commemorating the voyage of the ship that was used to transport the fighters of the Cuban Revolution from Mexico to Cuba in 1956 for the purpose of overthrowing the regime of Fulgencio Batista. The album was published in Cuba and shows pictures of all those that died in the operation, as well as the heroes of the Revolution in a most pictorial fashion. The book begins with 27 pictures of those who died, each one being named a "martir." This edition of the album was distributed among the surviving members. The backgrounds of the pictures show vignettes of the actual conflict that would lead to the eventual overthrow of Batista's government. Following the martyrs are 54 pictures of those who survived, again against similar backgrounds. Included in this last group are pictures of Fidel and Raul Castro, as well as of a very young Ernesto "Che" Guevara. The title page details the particulars of the expedition (points of departure/arrival, number of crew, size of the vessel, length of voyage) that set out from Texpan, Mexico on November 25, 1956. Also imprinted on the title page is the statement that proceeds from this album will go to the building of a vault for the martyrs of the "Granma" (which is today exhibited in the Granma Memorial adjacent to the Museo de la Revolucion in Havana). 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 external age/wear, with creasing to covers and small tears to edges. The album lacks one of the four silver metal tips that appear on the outside corners of covers. The book is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/4" x 4 1/4" and contains 41 unnumbered pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3349

$45
This auction lot includes the following group of modern signed Orson Scott Card advance reading copies:

- Shadow of the Giant - Dated 2005 by Tom Doherty Associates - stated first edition, first printing in dustjacket.
- First Meeting in the Enderverse - Dated 2003 by Tom Doherty Associates - stated first edition, first printing in dustjacket.
- Shadow of the Hegemon - Dated 2000 by Tom Doherty Associates - stated first edition, first printing in dustjacket. Duplicate softcover also present in this lot.
- Xenocide - Dated 1991 by Tom Doherty Associates - stated first edition, first printing in dustjacket. Duplicate softcover also present in this lot.
- Lost Boys - Dated 1992 by HarperCollins - stated first edition, first printing in dustjacket. Duplicate softcover also present in this lot.
- Shadow Puppets - Dated 2002 by Tom Doherty Associates - stated first edition, first printing in dustjacket.
- The Crystal City - Dated 2003 by Tom Doherty Associates - stated first edition, first printing 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: $15.50
Lot 3350

$18
Title: Deep Grow the Roots
Author: Mari Tomasi
Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company
Printing Year: 1940

Condition/Details: Bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering, this antique volume is a scarce novel by set in the Piedmont region of northern Italy. Vermont author Mari Tomasi (1907 - 1965) wrote two novels, articles and short stories, including "The Italian Story in Vermont" and "Happy Gifts to the Little King." In 1941, she won a Breadloaf Writer’s Conference Fellowship. She also worked at this time on the Vermont Writer’s Project and served as the city editor of the Montpelier Evening Argus. "Deep Grow the Roots" was her first novel.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 6" x 8 1/4" and contains 285 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3351

$70
This shelf lot includes the group of rare antique equine bookends shown in the corresponding image. There are six pairs in pressed brass and cast metals (bronze, copper, iron, and other metals), all depicting horses. The only bookends with markings show a pair of horses pulling what appears to be a postal coach that bears the letters "SR" at the front and the number 15 at the rear. The bottom edges of reserve sides read "Copy T" (or "Cory T") followed by "W. H. Howell Co." Other bookends show dying Indian rider on horseback, a saddled horse grazing, a soldier from Antiquity reining a horse while standing at its side, and two inclined horse heads. The final set shows a unicorn with its front legs raised. Pieces are in good condition with nice patina, showing some edgewear and occasional pitting. These bookends range in height from 4 1/4" 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: $24.50
Lot 3352

$110
Title: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Harmony Books
Printing Year: 1980 Author-Signed First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth over gray boards with gilt lettering to spine, this volume is a scarce autographed first edition of this sequel to "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." The author's signature appears on title page. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" and contains 217 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3353

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage estate books:

- The American Home Book of Kitchens by Ellen D. Wangner - Dated 1931 by Doubleday, Doran & Company (Garden City)
- The Ladies and Gentlemen's Etiquette Book of the Best Society by Mrs. Jane Aster - Dated 1881 by G.W. Carleton & Co. - gilt embossing. Slight tearing to top of spine.
- New Ideas for Entertaining edited by E.P. Frenz - Dated 1914 by E.P. Frenz
- Cocktail and Wine Digest: Encyclopedia & Guide for Home & Bar by Oscar Haimo - Dated 1952 by The International Cocktail, Wine and Spirits Digest, Inc. - wrappers.
- A Living Without a Boss - Dated 1911 by Harper & Brothers - gilt embossing.
- Modern Dancing by Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Castle - Dated 1914 by Harper & Brothers - decorative gilt binding.
- Piano-Forte Gems - Dated 1869 by Oliver Ditson & Company (Boston) - 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 3354

$28
This lot includes the group of U.S. history and genealogy ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material is made up of a number of booklets offering local and family histories. The latter offers genealogies of the Williams family of colonial NJ and Ohio, and of the Moore, Hayes, and Staunton families. 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: $14.50
Lot 3355

$35
This shelf lot includes the group of antique 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: $18.50
Lot 3356

$45
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of blank notebooks, diaries, documents, and letters. 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: $14.50
Lot 3357

$10
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of booklets on and catalogues from the Middle East. 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: $8.50
Lot 3358

$26
Title: In Their Own Image
Author: Hamilton Basso
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1935 First Edition In Scarce Pictorial Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in brown cloth with bright gilt embossing, this volume is a scarce original edition of this work by Hamilton Basso (1904 – 1964), an American novelist and journalist, and associate editor at "The New Yorker" for more than 20 years. He wrote 11 novels, primarily about the South. This novel is about a strike, set in a South Carolina textile mill town. The novel is unusual in its focus on the role of artists in the class struggle.

The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Pictorial dustjacket is intact and in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 317 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3359

$26
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles on U.S. history:

- The Memoirs of William Jennings Bryan by William Jennings & Mary Baird Bryan - Dated 1925 by Universal Book and Bible House (Philadelphia) - Decorative gilt binding. Salesman's sample.
- The Life and Times of Lewis Cass by W.L.G. Smith - Dated 1856 by Derby & Jackson - Gilt embossing, hinges cracking.
- Strawberry Mansion, First Known as Somerton: The House of Many Masters by Sarah Dickson Lowrie - Dated 1941 by uncredited publisher - Gilt embossing.
- Report on the Geological Survey of the State of Iowa by James Hall & J.D. Whitney - Dated 1858 by Authority of the Legislature of Iowa - Gilt embossing. Spine cover tearing along gutters.
- Universities and Their Sons, Volume V edited by Joshua L. Chamberlain - Dated 1900 by R. Herndon Company (Boston) - Leather binding with gilt embossing and raised bands. Front hinge cracking.

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 3360

$18
Title: Franconia Stories
Author: Jacob Abbott
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Printing Year: 1850 - 1853
Number of Volumes: 10 volume set

Notes: Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering, this antique set is a scarce collection of the works of Jacob Abbott (1803 - 1879), an American writer of children's books. The work is illustrated with frontispiece engravings. The volumes show varying degrees of external age/wear, with two volumes showing detaching spine covers. One book has a cracked rear hinge, otherwise books are solidly bound with clean, lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 4 1/2" x 7". Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $7.50
Lot 3361

$140
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage sheet music with decorative color front covers shown in the corresponding image. This group contains cover illustrations and music that either pertain to African-American culture or to representations of it. There are approximately 40 individual music pieces in this lot. Included in this collection is a pamphlet entitled "Songs of the American Negro" ( published by Lyon & Healy), as well as Ertha Kitt's record version of "C'est si bon," with English and French lyrics. 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 3362

$45
Title: The Notorious Ashley Gang: A Saga of the King and Queen of the Everglades
Author: Hix C. Stuart
Publisher: St. Lucie Printing Co., Inc. (Stuart, Florida)
Printing Year: 1928 First Edition

Condition/Details: Bound in red cloth with black lettering, this antique volume is a scarce history of a criminal gang active in on the lower east coast of Florida, during the years before and after World War I. Led by John Ashley, and aided by his nephew Hanford Mobley, the gang held up ships at sea, passenger trains and motorists. They openly robbed banks in the coastal communities from Lemon City (now part of Miami) to Stuart and Fort Pierce, shooting down people as the occasion required. Their exploits gained much notoriety throughout the state of Florida and beyond.

The work is illustrated with many photographs of gang members, as well as reenactments of their crimes. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" and contains 80 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3363

$18
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.

- Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier - Published by Random House - Signed first edition in dustjacket with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12080. Plastic sealing torn along right side.
- On Agate Hill by Lee Smith - Published by Algonquin Books (Chapel Hill) - Signed first edition in dustjacket with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12073. Plastic sealing slightly torn along right side.
- The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra - Published by Atria Books - Signed first edition in dustjacket, sealed in plastic with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12018.
- The One From the Other by Philip Kerr - Published by Putnam - Signed first edition in dustjacket with COA and a grade of 10 by BGS ACO12046. Plastic sealing torn along bottom and right side.

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: $9.50
Lot 3364

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of mystery titles in their original dustjackets:

- Marked for Murder by Wallace Reed - Dated 1941 by Phoenix Press
- Veronica Died Monday by Geri Trotta - Dated 1952 by Dodd, Mead & Company - Red Badge Detective novel
- The Time-Worn Town by J. S. Fletcher - Dated 1924 by Alfred A. Knopf - dustjacket with tears along edges
- Death Has Seven Faces by Hugh Austin - Dated 1949 by Charles Scribner's Sons

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: $6.50
Lot 3365

$30
This shelf lot includes the large group of antique Horatio Alger and Oliver Optic 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
Lot 3366

$22
This auction lot includes the following group of two large-format children's books with very impressive color pastedowns and plates:

- Child's First Alphabet Book by Unknown - Lacks preliminary pages, title page and first three letters. Hinges are cracked
- Child's First Picture Book by Unknown - No date provided by Charles E. Graham & Co. (Newark, New Jersey) - Hinges are cracked.

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 3367

$10
This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of vintage alcohol and drug prevention booklets and brochures, including AA material. 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: $10.50
Lot 3368

$100
Title: All the King's Men
Author: Robert Penn Warren
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
Printing Year: 1946 In Scarce Dustjacket

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with bright embossed lettering, this volume is a scarce edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren in an intact pictorial dustjacket.

"All the King's Men" famously portrays the dramatic political ascent and governorship of Willie Stark, a driven, cynical populist in the American South during the 1930s. The novel is narrated by Jack Burden, a political reporter who comes to work as Governor Stark's right-hand man. The trajectory of Stark's career is interwoven with Jack Burden's life story and philosophical reflections.

The volume shows very light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. Dustjacket shows minor chipping along edges and small tears at top of rear cover and head of spine. Dustjacket is in mylar cover. The book measures approximately 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" and contains 464 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3369

$18
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the Spanish-American War:

- Fighting in the Philippines: Authentic Original Photographs - Dated 1899 by F. Tennyson Neely (London) - Oblong volume. Front board and spine detached from textblock.
- The Story of Our War with Spain by Elbridge S. Brooks - Dated 1899 by Lothrop Publishing Company (Boston) - decorative gilt binding, illustrated.
- United States in War with Spain and the History of Cuba by Trumbull White - Dated 1898 by International Publishing Co. (Chicago) - half-leather binding with gilt embossing.
- The Story of the Philippines by Murat Halstead - Dated 1898 by Our Possestions Publishing Co. (Chicago) - decorative gilt binding. Front board detaching from textblock.
- Pictorial History of Our War With Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White - Dated 1898 by The People's Publishing Co. (Philadelphia) - salesman's sample in decorative gilt binding.
- The Little I Saw of Cuba by Burr McIntosh - Dated 1899 by F. Tennyson Neely (London) - Oblong volume. Water staining to bottom edge of boards.

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 3370

$16
Title: A Pine Mountain Study in Civics
Author: E. K. Wilson
Publisher: Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, Kentucky)
Printing Year: 1937

Condition/Details: Bound in dark green cloth with title label to front cover, this antique volume is a scarce study of civics at/for Pine Mountain, Kentucky. "There are many civic problems to be solved. The solution of these problems will enrich the life of our communities in days to come. Harlan County needs better roads, better buildings, better sanitation, in some places higher standard of living, everywhere more wholesome recreation, more efficient government and much more work in preventive medicine. To achieve these ends it is necessary for us to recognize our obligation to the future and to realize our ambitions by the use of imagination, knowledge and constructive thought. We must do away with an unthinking satisfaction with the present and exercise our responsibilities as citizens. To that end this little book has been written."

The work contains in-text photographs and drawings by J. A. Spelman III. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The caption "Pine Mountain Study Series No. 1" appears at the top of title page. The book measures approximately 4 3/4" x 8" and contains 97 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
Lot 3371

$14
This lot includes the group of food-related advertising ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This material consists of booklets, brochures, and excised magazine ads for such products as Sunsweet, Everhot, Nabisco, Mellin's Food, Occident Flour, Quaker Oats, and Crisco. There are in addition a small number of recipe books. 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: $10.50
Lot 3372

$28
Title: The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast
Author: R. M. Ballantyne
Publisher: Nelson and Sons (London)
Printing Year: 1882

Condition/Details: Bound in blue cloth with pictorial front cover, this antique volume is a scarce nineteenth-century work of children's literature. The work contains a color frontispiece illustration and numerous in-text engravings. The volume shows light external age/wear, and is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" and contains 72 pages. Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $4.50
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