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Next Auction: Saturday, June 24th, 2017 - Easton, West, Exploration, 16th Cent, etc. CLICK TO VIEW FULL CATALOG

This auction will begin at 11:00am, preview starts at 9:00am.

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. An array of deluxe special printings, including author-signed volumes, by publishers such as Easton Press will be featured, along with a private collection of titles relating to the opening of the American West.

Antique and rare books in this catalog include numerous titles. Among the earliest examples are the 1567 printing of “Sextus Decretalium Liber a Bonifacio Octavo,” bound in vellum, Tholozano’s “Syntaxeon Artis Mirabilis,” produced c1585 and covering topics such as magic and demonology, and Walthoe’s “Reports of Cases Taken and Adjusted in the Court of Chancery,” printed in two volumes in 1693. Additional rare selections include the 1902 printing of the “Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe,” in ten volumes, an author-signed 1943 first edition of Ernie Pyle’s classic “Here Is Your War,” and first appearances of Charles Dickens classics.

Several pleasing collections will also be showcased. Highlighted is a sizable group of handsome volumes in decorative full leather bindings from Easton Press and similar publishers. Signed limited editions among this collection include authors and leaders such as Patrick O'Brian, Hunter S. Thompson, Neil Gaiman, Omar Bradley, Norman Mailer, Harry S. Truman, George W. Bush and many other notable figures. Antique titles relating to the opening of the American West include examples such as the 1861 printing of Ives’ “Report upon the Colorado River of the West,” the first edition of Fremont’s “Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 & Oregon and North Carolina in the Years 1843-'44,” and volumes from the U.S. Senate’s “Reports of Explorations and Surveys,” printed over the years 1855 through 1860. Other vintage and antique pieces also include numerous signed printings relating to military history, travel & exploration, history, mysteries, decorative antique, multi-volume sets, and much more.

Found throughout this catalog are interesting ephemera offerings and a large private collection of vintage comics. Ephemera categories include rare prints of photogravure works by Yousuf Karsh, Hollywood, antique correspondence, stamps, stock certificates, antique photographs, and others.

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