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Lot 8311

$35

Title: Look to the End and Other War Inspired Poems
Author: Charles L. H. Wagner
Publisher: Huntington Art Press
City: Cambridge
Year: 1917
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 72 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Description: This is a rare first edition of this poetry collection relating to the First World War.
Condition: Antique volume bound in light green cloth with dark green lettering and pictorial decoration to front cover. Volume shows very light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Pages are clean and bright. Numerous pieces of ephemera containing poetry by Charles L. H. Wagner, including a program booklet for "an evening of verse and song by Charles L. H. Wagner," dated May 28th, 1914, are laid in. Book is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author.
 
Lot 8312

$40

Description: This lot includes the group of books about American design shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Frank Lloyd Wright, Arts & Crafts, and bungalow style, among others. Each volume has a beautifully illustrated dust jacket. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8313

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

- The Practical Farmer, or Spirit of the Boston Cultivator, Containing a Collection of Valuable Essays, on Practical Agriculture by William Buckminster - Dated 1840 by David H. Williams - This volume shows significant wear including a detached front board and lacking back board.
- Hedges: Windbreaks, Shelters, and Live Fences by E. P. Powell - Dated 1903 by Orange Judd Company - Front and rear free endpapers are lacking.
- Turkey Production: A Complete Text on Breeding, Feeding, Handling, Marketing and Disease Control, Prepared for the Use of Turkey Producers and Agricultural Students by L. E. Cline - Dated 1929 by Orange Judd Publishing Company - Shows some light moisture indications, some cracking at hinges, label adhered to title page.
- American Barred Plymouth Rock Club by uncredited - Dated 1917 by The American Barred Plymouth Rock Club - Wrappers show some chipping and loss, some moisture indications.
- The First Book of Farming by Charles L. Goodrich - Dated 1907 by Doubleday, Page & Co.
 
Lot 8314

$35

Description: This lot includes the group of books about ocean liner history shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Canberra, Queen Mary, and passenger ships, among others. Many of these volumes have beautifully illustrated dust jackets. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8315

$20

Description: This lot includes the group of books on Native and natural gardening shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in excellent condition in original dustjackets, some may show very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8316

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

- Collectanea Graeca Minora: Ad Usum Tironum Accommodatea Cum Notis Philologicis Quas Partim Collegit Partim Scripsit by Andreas Dalzel, Andreas Dalzel - Dated 1776 by J. A. Cummings & W. Hilliard - This volume shows some age/wear indications such as rubbing and loss to boards, foxing to pages, and some tearing to fold-out frontispiece engraving.
- Collectanea Graeca Minora; With Explanitory Notes by Andrew Dalzel - Dated 1825 by Cummings, Hilliard, and Co. - Exterior shows some rubbing and loss, pages are age toned with some marginalia in ink. One of endpapers has been removed.
- A System of Natural Philosophy; In Which the Principles of Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Optics, Astronomy, Electricity, and Magnetism Are Familiarly Explained by J. L. Comstock - Dated 1836 by Robinson, Pratt, & Co. - This volume shows some cracking at front gutter, as well as some loss and wear to board edges and foxing to pages.
- Good Thoughts in Bad Times and Other Papers by Thomas Fuller - Dated 1863 by Ticknor and Fields - Some chipping along spine cover, foxing to some pages.
- Philosophy of Sir William Hamilton, Bart., Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in Edinburgh University by O. W. Wight, uncredited Edited by O. W. Wight - Dated 1857 by D. Appleton & Company - Shows some external wear, as well as foxing to pages and writing in ink on one of the endpapers.
- Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising An Analysis of the Laws of Moral Evidence and of Persuasion, With Rules for Argumentative Composition and Elocution by Richard Whately - Dated 1857 by James Munroe and Company - Some rubbing and wear to boards, foxing to pages, some writing in ink on front free endpaper.
 
Lot 8317

$20

Description: This lot includes the group of vintage Cuba postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). The postcards in this lot depict Isle of Pines, Nautic Club, a monument dedicated to the U.S. Marines killed in 1898, and Matanzas, among other landmarks and people. This group of postcards includes some which are chromolithographs or real photographs, as well as other handsome design elements. There are 15 postcards included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8318

$60

Description: This lot includes the group of books about the North and South Atlantic Seaway shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes a five-volume set of "North Atlantic Seaway" by N. R. P. Bonsor, as well as one volume of "South Atlantic Seaway" by the same author. Each volume has a color dust jacket. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are in excellent condition, with light shelf wear. The prices have been clipped from the front flap of some dust jackets.
 
Lot 8319

$60

Title: John Marin
Author: Ruth E. Fine
Publisher: Abbeville Press Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1990
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 312 pages
Width: 10.5" Height: 11.5"
Description: This is a scarce first edition of this catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Ruth E. Fine, curator of modern prints and drawings, organized the exhibition "Selections and Transformations: The Art of John Marin."
Condition: Volume is in excellent condition. Dust jacket shows very light shelfwear.
 
Lot 8320

$10

Description: This lot includes the group of decorative antique books on art and music reference shown in the corresponding image(s). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8321

$15

Title: Ross Bleckner
Author: uncredited
Publisher: Kunsthalle Zurich
City: Zurich
Year: 1990
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Softcover
Pagination: 64 unpaginated pages
Width: 9.75" Height: 13.25"
Description: This is a scarce edition of this catalogue of an exhibition held at the Kunsthalle Zurich and at the Moderna Museet Stockholm devoted to the work of contemporary American artist Ross Bleckner. Bilingual text is in both English and Swedish.
Condition: Volume shows very light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrations are bright
 
Lot 8322

$25

Description: This lot includes the group of decorative antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: Lost In Samoa, Lena Wingo The Mohawk, Tom Brown's School Days, and A Child's History of England, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8323

$30

Description: This lot includes the group of decorative antique philosophy books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include success, the secret of long life, and college, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 8324

$50

Title: Lucio Munoz
Author: Victor Nieto Alcaide
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.
City: New York
Year: 1991
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 345 pages
Width: 12.25" Height: 13.25"
Description: This is a scarce English-language edition of this study of the work of Spanish abstract painter and engraver Lucio Munoz (December 27, 1929 - May 24, 1998).
Condition: Volume is in excellent condition. Dust jacket shows light shelfwear.
 
Lot 8325

$40

Description: This lot includes the group of garden reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Arts and Crafts gardens, tropical gardens, and garden style, among others. Many of these volumes are in beautifully illustrated dust jackets. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8326

$15

Description: This lot contains the following numbers of the German-language juvenile series "Beruhmte Indianer Hauptlinge": 136, 137, 140, 141, 142, 143 (2 copies), 144, 145. Each volume is bound in original wrappers, with illustrated front cover in color. These booklets show only light external wear and interiors are clean and unmarked. This series was published by Verlagshaus fur Volksliteratur und Kunst in Berlin circa 1910.
Lot 8327

$45

Description: This lot includes the group of New Hampshire books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This material includes several volumes of "The Granite Monthly New-Hampshire Magazine" from the late 1800s, cancelled checks from the First National Bank of Hillsborough, an autograph album, and a ballot from the Headquarters of the Democratic State Committee in 1892, among other items. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8328

$60

Title: C. V. J. Nicknames of Maitre D's & Other Excerpts from Life
Author: Julian Schnabel
Publisher: Random House
City: New York
Year: 1987
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 222 pages
Width: 9.25" Height: 12.5"
Description:
Condition: Volume is in excellent condition. Transparent plastic cover shows very light shelfwear.
 
Lot 8329

$15

Title: Jim Dine: Drawings, 1973-1987
Author: Sarah Rogers-Lafferty
Publisher: Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati
City: Cincinnati
Year: 1988
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 119 pages
Width: 9.75" Height: 12.5"
Description: This is a scarce first edition of the catalogue of an exhibition devoted to the drawings of American pop artist Jim Dine (b. 1935). Volume contains 78 color plates.
Condition: Volume shows sunning to spine and top edge of rear cover. Book is otherwise in very good condition.
 
Lot 8330

$45

Description: This lot includes the group of books about transatlantic ocean liners and Great Lakes ships shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume has a beautifully illustrated dust jacket. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8331

$25

Description: This lot includes the group of books about ocean liner history shown in the corresponding image(s). Most volumes include a beautifully illustrated dust jacket, one is in a slip case. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8332

$25

Title: Stikhotvoreniia (1909-1960)
Author: Anna Akhmatova
Publisher: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel"stvo Khudozhestvennoi Literatury
City: Moscow
Year: 1961
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 318 pages
Width: 4.25" Height: 5.25"
Description: This is an early and rare Soviet-era edition of the poems of Akhmatova. This collection contains an introduction by the author entitled "Korotko o sebe" (Briefly about myself). The volume is illustrated with a photo portrait.
Condition: Volume shows light shelfwear, with thin, straight black mark measuring approximately 2.25" from lower edge to mid-section of rear cover. Book is soundly bound. Interior is unmarked, clean and bright.
 
Lot 8333

$35

Description: This lot includes the group of books on rose gardening shown in the corresponding image(s). These books feature information about growing, caring for, and decorating with roses. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in excellent condition, in original dustjackets, some may show very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8334

$20

Description: This lot includes the group of books about military ship history shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Naval history of World War II, battleships of the 20th century, and war at sea, among others. Each volume has a beautifully illustrated dust jacket. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8335

$100

Title: Johnson's Natural History, Comprehensive, Scientific and Popular, Illustrating and Describing the Animal Kingdom, with Its Wonders and Curiosities, from Man, through All the Divisions, Classes, and Orders, to the Animalcules in a Drop of Water; Showing the Habits, Structure, and Classification of Animals, with Their Relations to Agriculture, Manufactures, Commerce, and the Arts
Author: S. G. Goodrich
Publisher: A. J. Johnson, Publisher
City: New York
Year: 1874
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Pagination: Volume 1: xv/680 plus two unnumbered pages of appendix and 35 pages of "An Exposition of the Development Hypothesis"/Vol. 2: viii/682 plus one page of publisher's notice to the reader, 16 pages of "A Criticism of the Development Hypothesis" and 7 pages of publisher's advertisements
Width: 7.5" Height: 10.5"
Description: An early edition of this classic work of natural history.
Condition: Handsome set is well preserved. Antique volumes bound in three-quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering and design show light external wear. Books are tightly bound. Interior is clean and unmarked (minor foxing appears on frontispiece tissue guard and title page of second volume). Gilt-aged pages are profusely illustrated with in-text and full-page illustrations.
 
Lot 8336

$10

Description: This lot includes the group of books about the gardening year and seasons shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are "Year-round Garden," "A Year at North Hill," and "The Unsung Season," among others. Each volume has a beautifully illustrated dust jacket. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8337

$25

Description: This lot includes the group of vintage Havana, Cuba postcards shown in the corresponding image(s). The postcards in this lot depict Fifth Avenue at Miramar, the American Embassy, the Jose Miguel Gomez Monument, a boat, and Gran Hotel Trotcha, among other landmarks. This group of postcards includes some which are chromolithographs or real photographs, as well as other handsome design elements. There are 22 postcards included in this lot. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8338

$35

Title: The Life and History of Mary and Her Little Lamb
Author: Letitia W. Owen
Publisher: The Davis Press
City: Worcester
Year: 1913
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 31 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Description: This is a scarce first edition of this book.
Condition: Antique volume is bound in brown paper-covered boards with dark brown cloth backstrip. Book shows light shelfwear. Black and white pastedown entitled "Mary and Her Little Lamb" to front cover. Text block is detaching. Lightly age-toned pages show spotting to lower outside corners, otherwise clean and bright. Book is illustrated with a frontispiece photo portrait of the author and in-text and full-page photographs.
 
Lot 8339

$35

Description: This lot includes the group of books on design history shown in the corresponding image(s). These books focus on designs of the 18th century to the present. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in excellent condition, in original dustjackets, some may show very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8340

$25
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- A School Atlas of Classical Geography by Alex. Keith Johnston - Dated 1853 by William Blackwood and Sons - This volume shows advanced wear including some loss to pages. Some restorative work is evident.
- A Classical Atlas, to Illustrate Ancient Geography; Comprised in Twenty-Five Maps Showing the Various Divisions of the World as Known to the Ancients; Composed From the Most Authentic Sources with an Index of the Ancient and Modern Names by Alexander G. Findlay - Dated 1849 by William Tegg & Co. - This volume shows advanced wear including tearing and loss to pages, with some restorative work.
- An Atlas of Classical Geography - Edited by George Long, William Hughes - Dated 1858 by Blanchard & Lea - This volume shows significant wear with detached boards and loss to part of title page.
 
Lot 8341

$20

Description: This lot includes the group of antique theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Christianity, the history of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and sermons for children, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some volumes show chipping and/or loss to spines or board edges.
 
Lot 8342

$45

Description: This lot includes the group of books on celebrated gardeners shown in the corresponding image(s). Gardeners include Burle Marx, Beatrix Jones Farrand, and Jellicoe. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in excellent condition, most in original dustjackets, some may show very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8343

$100

Title: Futurismo & Futurismi/Futurism & Futurisms
Author: uncredited
Editor: Pontus Hulten
Publisher: Abbeville Press Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1986
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 639 pages
Width: 8.75" Height: 12"
Description: This is a scarce first American edition of this catalogue of an exhibition dedicated to the Futurist movement.
Condition: Volume is in excellent condition. Dust jacket shows light shelfwear.
 
Lot 8344

$15

Description: This lot includes the group of vintage and antique theology and philosophy books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include militarism, pornography and obscenity, holiness, and evangelism in China, among others. This lot also includes several author-signed volumes, by authors John D. Walshe, Howell S. Vincent, Walter D. Kallenbach, and Chester Warren Quimby. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some volumes show chipping and/or loss to exterior or dust jackets.
 
Lot 8345

$40

Description: This lot includes the group of books about French gardens shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include gardens in Provence, Normandy Versailles, and Monet's garden, among others. Each volume has a beautifully illustrated dust jacket. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
Lot 8346

$10

Description: This lot includes the complete set of twelve volumes of "Young Folk's Treasury" shown in the corresponding image(s). This set is a collection of stories for children, including fairy tales, animal stories, and tales of famous travels and adventures, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: Some volumes show advanced wear with some moisture indications, lacking endpapers, and/or wear to binding. Volume one shows significant wear with a broken binding.
 
Lot 8347

$20

Description: This lot includes the group of Civil War commemorative first day covers and stamps shown in the corresponding image. This material includes approximately 35 first day covers and two sheets of stamps.
Condition: These are in excellent condition with only very light occasional age/wear indications.
 
Lot 8348

$70

Title: Imperial Palaces in the Vicinity of Saint Petersburg: Gachina, Pavlosk, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo. Watercolours, Paintings and Engravings from the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries
Author: uncredited
Editor: Emmanuel Ducamp
Publisher: Alain de Gourcuff Editeur
City: Paris
Year: 1992
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 12" Height: 9.5"
Description: This is a scarce set of lavishly illustrated volumes documenting the cultural heritage of Imperial Russia as present in architecture, gardens and landscape of the palaces listed.
Condition: All 4 volumes are in excellent condition. Books are in printed box that is also in pristine condition. A four-page booklet is laid in.
 
Lot 8349

$30

Description: This lot includes the group of books about ocean liner history shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Italian and Asian routes, the Lido Fleet, and P & O, among others. Several of these volumes are in beautifully illustrated dust jackets. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition: These books are in excellent condition, with very light shelf wear.
 
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