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Lot 2310

$10
This lot includes the group of antique stamps shown in the corresponding image. This lot includes nine mint United States stamps, in various colors, including Scott numbers 425, 605 (coil pair), 619, 653, 726, 778b, 805, and C-16. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2311

$20
This lot includes the group of 10 volumes of "L" Is For Lawless, author-signed by Sue Grafton, shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are in like new condition and are ready for resale, each with the author's signature. This lot includes at least some first edition volumes. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2312

$45
This shelf lot includes the group of estate books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2313

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Eoin Colfer, Ridley Pearson, John Sandford, James Crumley, Thomas Perry, Elizabeth Peters and Stuart Woods. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2314

$50
This auction lot includes the following group of antique titles on the history of the United States:

- The United States Form Book by "A Member of the New York Bar" - Dated 1845 by Charles Wells
- Seventy Years of Progress in Washington by Ezra Meeker - Dated 1921 by Ezra Meeker - This volume bears an original signature of Ezra Meeker. The boards have started to separate from the spine. This volume is a former library copy and bears indications such as stamps on the endpaper, a library bookplate and a card pocket.
- Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1857: Agriculture by Unattributed - Dated 1858 by James B. Steedman
- A Political Text-Book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential Nominations and Elections by Horace Greeley and John F. Cleveland - Dated 1860 by The Tribune Association - The front board has started to separate from the spine. The spine cover has started to detach from the spine.
- Occasional Addresses by Geo. H. Williams by Geo. H. Williams - Dated 1895 by Geo. H. Williams - This volume bears an original signature of Geo. H. Williams on the front flyleaf.
- The Life of Horace Greeley by J. Parton - Dated 1855 by Mason Brothers - This volume features engrave frontispiece illustrations.
- Democracy in America by Alexis De Tocqueville - Dated 1845 by J. & H. G. Langley - The front board has started to detach from the spine, and much of the spine cover is no longer present.
- A Brief History of the Republican Party by Eugene V. Smalley - Dated 1884 by John B. Alden

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 2315

$20
This lot includes the group of signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each of the volumes in this lot bear an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Charles Frazier, Eoin Colfer, Mark Childress, Richard A. Clarke, Joseph Hansen, Joseph Kanon, Frederik Pohl, Mike Stewart and Jeff Shelby. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2316

$70
Title: Bag of Bones
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Scribner
Printing Year: 1998 Author-Signed

Condition/Details: Bound in orange paper-covered boards with white cloth spine cover, this volume is signed by the author on the half-title page directly preceding the first page of text. The volume shows light external age/wear, with rubbing to the extremities of the boards and jacket. The text block is solidly bound with clean pages. The book measures approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" and contains 529 pages.
 
Lot 2317

$40
This shelf lot includes the group of antique newspaper and magazine compilations shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes compilations of The Century (1885), Popular Science (1876), The Century Magazine (1890), The Atlantic Monthly (1870) and St. Nicholas (1897), among others. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2318

$60
This shelf lot includes the group of antique and vintage magazines and newspapers shown in the corresponding image(s). Featured in this lot is number one, volume one of Frank Leslie's Illustrated, a Civil War-era New York Tribune, and issues of Ladies' Home Journal, Illustrated London News, Scientific America, Harper's Weekly, Literary Digest and Home Arts, as well as two bound compilations of World Progress. Also included is a large collection of approximately 40 issues of Making Paper, printed by the Crown Williamette Paper Company for its employees. Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2319

$20
This auction lot includes the following group of antique agriculture and fisheries reports:

- Bulletin of the New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University: Roosevelt Wild Life Annals by Hugh P. Baker, Dean - Dated 1932 by the New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University - In original wrappers, with pictorial front of former President Theodore Roosevelt.
- Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1867 by John W. Stokes - Dated 1867 by Government Printing Office - Front board and front pages through the title page are detached.
- Report of the Commissioner for the Year Ending June 30, 1899 by George M. Bowers - Dated 1900 by Government Printing Office - Report of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries.
- Report of the Commissioner of Patents by Wm. D. Bishop - Dated 1860 by George W. Bowman - Volume shows wear, with separation long the external gutter of the front board, and rubbing along the edges and corners.
- Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1849 by Thomas Ewbank - Dated 1850 by Office of Printers to House of Reps

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 2320

$30
This lot includes the group of antique, handwritten records shown in the corresponding image(s). These items, most of which are framed, include business records such as lists of carpentry work completed and lists of groceries purchased; letters and lists related to arrests and jail records; an antique will; and more. Due to the high volume of books, ephemera and artwork we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. This lot includes 43 varied media original art pieces and a variety of prints. Included are topics such as Spanish scenes, German village scenes, Asian horses, floral stills, Italian piazzas, general travel and other content. The media include original watercolors, hand-tinted etchings, tinted engravings as well as prints in the form Victorian lithograph, full-color modern lithograph, etc.. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These pieces are in good to excellent condition with some light age/wear indications.
 
Lot 2321

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Eoin Colfer, Geoffrey St. George, Nick Sagan, Thomas Perry, James W. Hall, Michael Connelly, Jane Smiley and Kate Mosse. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2322

$10
This lot includes the group of vintage literature in dust jackets shown in the corresponding image(s). This lot includes several author-signed books, including Barrie Stavis' The Man Who Never Died, Virgil Steed's Kentucky Tobacco Patch, Sam Siegel's Hey Jewboy, Harry Mark Petrakis' The Hour of the Bell, and Laurence Snelling's The Temptation of Archer Watson. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2323

$40
This auction lot includes the following group of vintage and antique titles related to railroads, aviation and tractors:

- The Story of American Railroads by Stewart H. Holbrook - Dated 1958 by Crown Publishers - This volume bears an original signature of author Stewart H. Holbrook on its front flyleaf.
- The Locomotive Catechism by Robert Grimshaw - Dated 1896 by Norman W. Henley & Co. - The boards of this volume display moisture marks. This volume features many illustrations, including fold-out diagrams.
- Aeroplane Construction and Operation by John B. Rathbun - Dated 1918 by Stant and Van Vliet Co. - This volume features many diagrams and illustrations.
- The Operation, Care and Repair of Farm Machinery by Unattributed - Undated by John Deere - This stated eighth edition features many illustrations.
- Westinghouse Quick-Action Automatic Brake Equipment by Unattributed - Dated 1920 by Westinghouse Air Brake Company - This volume features many illustrations, some of which fold out.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 2324

$20
This lot includes the group of miscellaneous ephemera shown in the corresponding image. This antique, vintage and modern material includes newspaper clippings, souvenir programs, artwork, maps and much more. Featured in this lot is an oblong booklet from the San Francisco Examiner on the history of the Philippines Campaign, titled On To Manila!. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2325

$20
This lot includes the group of 15 volumes of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, author-signed by Jeffrey Weinstock, shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are in like new condition and are ready for resale, each with the author's signature. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2326

$325
Title: Wall's Etched Monthly
Author: Bernhardt Wall
Publisher: Bernhardt Wall
Printing Year: 1921

Condition/Details: This collection of etchings includes individual portfolios for each month, from January through December. Within each folder are loose pages containing etched illustrations and pages of writing. Separating most pages is a tissue-paper guard sheet. It is unclear if all original pages are included. Includes occasional pages with Wall's signature in pencil. According to the announcement page, "This is the first all-etched periodical in the history of graphic arts," and the contents are on Japan-paper. The individual portfolios are carefully stored in a modern-made portfolio of paper-covered boards and slip case. The portfolios show light external age/wear, with some wear and rubbing to the edges. The portfolios measure approximately 9" x 11 1/2".
 
Lot 2327

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Richard A. Clarke, Marianne Wiggins, Joseph Kanon, Steve Martini, Daniel Wallace, Robert Crais and Mark Winegardner. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2328

$30
This auction lot includes the following group of antique and vintage titles relating to interior design, furnishings and ornamentation:

- The Baker Catalogue by Unattributed - Undated by Baker Furniture - This two-volume set is accompanied by an index and slipcase.
- House and Garden's Second Book of Houses Edited by Richardson Wright - Dated 1925 by The Condé Nast Publications, Inc. - This former library volume bears library indications including stamps and writing on the title page and endpapers.
- Illustrated Catalogue of Plastic Ornaments Cast in Plaster for Interiors and in Composition for Exteriors by Unattributed - Undated by The Decorators Supply Co. - The boards of this volume exhibit some stains.
- Oriental Rugs in the Home: A Monograph by Unattributed - Dated 1913 by Nahigian Brothers - The paper wrappers of this volume have started to detach from the text block. This volume features many color illustrations.
- Furnishing the Home Grounds by Ken F. Shepardson - Dated 1942 by The Bruce Publishing Company - This volume is illustrated with photographs and diagrams.
- Furniture: As Interpreted by the Century Furniture Company by Unattributed - Dated 1931 by Century Furniture Company - This former library volume bears indications such as stamps and writing on the front flyleaf.
- The Principles of Interior Decoration by Bernard C. Jakway - Dated 1922 by The Macmillan Company

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.
 
Lot 2329

$10
This lot includes the group of stamps and first day covers shown in the corresponding image. This material includes a large number of first day covers and stamps featuring a wide variety of subjects and themes. The material dates from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Topics and subjects include: world history, United States history, film, music, nature and science, among many others. This lot includes an album containing "The Official Government First Day Cover Collection," which features stamps from all over the world. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2330

$110
This lot includes the group of 10 volumes of The Hornet's Nest, author-signed by former President Jimmy Carter, shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are in like new condition and are ready for resale, each with the author's signature. This lot includes at least some first edition volumes. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2331

$35
This lot includes the group of reports of the Secretary of Agriculture shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot is a Report of the Secretary of Agriculture. This lot includes reports for the years 1902, 1910, 1911, 1912 and 1918. These volumes are profusely illustrated, and include chromolithographed plates, maps, tables and charts. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2332

$55
This auction lot includes the following group of oversized art titles:

- Art and Architecture by Unattributed - c.1890s by George Barrie - This large folio features a collection of six loose engravings featuring artwork which was exhibited furing the World's Columbian Exposition of 1892-1893. The volume also includes two pages of text and two protective sheets which contain some text. These pages display some rubbing to their edges.
- The Voyage of Columbus: Discovery of America by E. Nesbit - Dated 1892 by Raphael Tuck & Sons - This volume features illustrations by Will and Frances Brundage and J. Pauline Sunter. This volume features many illustrations, some of which are in color. The loosely-bound pages display rubbing to their edges. The illustrations remain clean. The boards have separated from each other.
- Worlds Masterpieces of Modern Painting by Unattributed - Dated 1893 by William Finley & Co. - This volume features a collection of works selected from the World's Columbian Exposition. The title page indicates that this volume is "Section 2" of "Edition De Luxe," and is copy number 155. This volume features many illustrations which are accompanied by pages of descriptive text. The loosely-bound pages display rubbing to their edges.

Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2333

$15
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Robert Crais, Eoin Colfer, Michael Connelly, Irving Stone, Nicholas Sparks, Alice Walker, Reynolds Price and Shay Youngblood. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2334

$10
This lot includes the group of celebrity-signed literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Celebrities in this lot include Kevin Clash (& Elmo), Tom T. Hall, Regis Philbin, Andy Rooney, Michael Moore, Larry Flynt, Dick Whittinghill, and stars from the television series Oz. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2335

$50
Title: Oteiza: Mito y Modernidad/Mitoa eta modernotasuna
Author: author
Publisher: Museo Guggenheim (Bilbao)
Printing Year: 2004

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial boards with green cloth spine, this volume is a scarce catalogue of an exhibition dedicated to Jorge Oteiza Enbil (October 21, 1908 – April 9, 2003), a Spanish sculptor, painter, designer and writer, renowned for being one of the main theorists on Spanish modern art.

This trilingual work appears in English, Spanish and Basque and is illustrated with a large number of photographs (mostly in color). The volume is in pristine condition. The book measures approximately 11 1/2" x 10" and contains 406 pages.
 
Lot 2336

$20
This lot includes the group of 15 volumes of Tampa Burns, author-signed by Randy Wayne White, shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes are in like new condition and are ready for resale, each with the author's signature. This lot includes at least some first edition volumes. These volumes are remainder volumes. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2337

$25
This lot includes the group of author-signed children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Elizabeth Lyle, Anah Weathers, Alfred C. Martino, Blue Balliett, Michael P. Spradlin, Kathy-jo Wargin, Wendy Wasserstein and Lynne Cheney. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2338

$20
Title: Everyday People
Author: Charles Dana Gibson
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Printing Year: 1904

Condition/Details: Bound in pictorial tan paper-covered boards with cloth spine, this oblong, antique volume is brimming with illustrations of people in various situations, from painting to parties and dining. The volume shows external age/wear, with rubbing to the boards and spines, and some paper lacking along the board edges. The text block is loosely bound with age-toned pages. The book measures approximately 17" x 11 1/2" and contains unpaginated pages.
 
Lot 2339

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of author Randy Wayne White. This lot includes eight volumes of Randy Wayne White's Twelve Mile Limit. This lot contains at least some first editions. All volumes are complete with dust jackets. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2340

$45
This lot includes the group of antique handwritten pages shown in the corresponding image. This material includes two handwritten books, including a book listing students and their parents, as well as loose records from courts, banks, churches, taxes, jails, and more. Many pieces mention members of the Booth family. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2341

$30
This lot includes the group of books and ephemera related to Alaska shown in the corresponding image. This material includes maps (including one of the Southeastern Wrangle to Skagway c.1921), a piece of hand-printed linen, a highway travel guide, a vacation handbook and statistical reviews of salmon fisheries, among other items. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2342

$35
This lot includes the group of books signed by members of the NBA's Portland Trailblazers organization shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of a member of the Portland Trailblazers organization. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2343

$10
This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Each volume in this lot bears an original signature of its respective author. Authors represented in this lot include: Robert Olen Butler, Michael Simon, Daniel Silva, Mike Stewart, Matt Haig, Robert Crais, James W. Hall and Joseph Wambaugh. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2344

$15
This lot includes the group of antique and vintage cooking books shown in the corresponding image(s). These volumes include an early work on white versus brown flour, a volume on milk and its use in baking, a cookbook on Good Housekeeping Institute, and a variety of other cookbooks. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2345

$10
This lot includes the two albums of first day covers from the "American Commemorative Collections" from the United States Postal Service shown in the corresponding image. These albums feature first day covers that feature a variety of subjects including state centennials, wildlife, prominent figures and history, among others. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 2346

$50
Title: The Life and Exploits of The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Publisher: J. Crissy
Printing Year: 1840
Number of Volumes: Complete two-volume set (four volumes bound in two books)

Notes: Rebound in blind stamped light brown cloth-covered boards with light gilt embossing on the spines, this antique set is the classic work by Cervantes, as translated by Charles Jarvis, Esq. The volumes include engraved frontispieces and engraved half title pages for each of the four volumes. The four volumes have been bound in two books. The volumes show mild external age/wear, with some rubbing and wear to the boards and spines. The text blocks are well bound, with the exception of one detached page in volume two. The pages show age toning. The books measure approximately 4" x 6".
 
Lot 2347

$120
This lot includes the group of ephemera related to the history of the United States shown in the corresponding image. This material includes items such as patent reports (including a 1888 edition with reference to Edison's incandescent electric lamp), a YMCA guide, handwritten ledgers, stock certificates and an Official Inaugural Program to Franklin Roosevelt's 1941 inauguration, among other items. Due to the high volume of books and other interesting items on paper we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of bulk buy opportunities such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. As with all the books and ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
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