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Auction Description for National Book Auctions: Books and Ephemera - MacDonald, Books-on-Books, Children's
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In addition to bidding over the Artfact Live platform, absentee and phone bidding is available by contacting National Book Auctions directly either by email at mail@nationalbookauctions.com or calling 1-607-269-0101. Preview open from 10:00am until noon on auction day, or by appointment. Our gallery is located at 1429 Danby Road (Route 96B) in Ithaca, NY, 14850.
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This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. Highlighted is a large quantity of essential bibliographies and other printing history titles from the estate of Norman Kane. This catalog also includes an assortment of books signed by celebrated novelist, John D. MacDonald. Other select additions include antique fancy bindings along with a selection of fine antique children's books.

Antique and rare books in this catalog feature numerous titles. Among the earliest examples are the 1621 printing of Martial's "Ex Museo Petri Sciverii," John Dickinson's "Letter From a Farmer in Pennsylvania to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies," printed in 1769, and the 1750 printing of Jones' "An Appeal to Common Reason and Candor." Fancy antique binding titles include the 1922 author-signed limited edition of "The Collected Works of George Moore," published in 21 volumes, the 1929 limited edition of "The Shakespeare Head Edition of the Barsetshire Novels," bound in decorative leather, the works of Victor Hugo, published in 12 volumes over the years 1888-1891, and many others.

Pleasing estate collections will be included. We are honored to have been selected to handle the estate of long-time bookseller and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. In addition to marketing his impressive inventory, we will be selling his personal reference library. Many critical titles will be offered, both individually and in group lots, including Blanck's "Bibliography of American Literature," complete in ten volumes, and W. W. Greg's "Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the Restoration," produced in four volumes. Also included in this catalog is a sizeable collection of books by John D. MacDonald. These include volumes he held in his personal library at his summer home on Piseco Lake in the Adirondacks where he penned many of his best-known novels, and books he inscribed to family members who often joined him at the cabin. Another estate collection features fine antique collectible children's books including many with important signatures.

Found throughout this catalog are many lots of ephemera including a variety of themes such as Civil War sheet music, scrapbooks, postcards, magazines, chromolithographs, Victorian die-cuts, advertising, travel-related, original antique correspondence, antique photographs, and other genres.

Books and Ephemera - MacDonald, Books-on-Books, Children's

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THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER DONE INTO ENGLISH PROSE 1924 Limited Edition Medici Society Butcher & Lang Translation Color Plates By W. Russell Flint

Lot 5001: THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER DONE INTO ENGLISH PROSE 1924 Limited Edition Medici Society Butcher & Lang Translation Color Plates By W. Russell Flint

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Description: Title: The Odyssey of Homer Done into English ProseAuthor: Homer - In the Western classical tradition, Homer is the author of the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey," and is revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature.When he lived is controversial. Herodotus estimates that Homer lived 400 years before Herodotus' own time, which would place him at around 850 BC; while other ancient sources claim that he lived much nearer to the supposed time of the Trojan War, in the early 12th century BC.For modern scholars "the date of Homer" refers not to an individual, but to the period when the epics were created. The consensus is that "the Iliad and the Odyssey date from around the 8th century BC, the Iliad being composed before the Odyssey, perhaps by some decades," i.e. earlier than Hesiod, the Iliad being the oldest work of Western literature. Over the past few decades, some scholars have argued for a 7th century BC date. Some of those who argue that the Homeric poems developed gradually over a long period of time give an even later date for the composition of the poems; according to Gregory Nagy for example, they only became fixed texts in the 6th century BC. The question of the historicity of Homer the individual is known as the "Homeric question"; there is no reliable biographical information handed down from classical antiquity. The poems are generally seen as the culmination of many generations of oral story-telling, in a tradition with a well-developed formulaic system of poetic composition. Some scholars, such as Martin West, claim that "Homer" is "not the name of a historical poet, but a fictitious or constructed name."The formative influence played by the Homeric epics in shaping Greek culture was widely recognized, and Homer was described as the teacher of Greece. Homer's works, which are about fifty percent speeches, provided models in persuasive speaking and writing that were emulated throughout the ancient and medieval Greek worlds. Fragments of Homer account for about half of all ancient Greek papyrus finds.Translor: Andrew Lang - Andrew Lang was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him., S. H. ButcherPublisher: The Medici Society LimitedCity: London/BostonYear: 1924Printing Information: Limited EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: xxviii/315 plus 19 leaves of platesWidth: 9.5" Height: 11.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this translation of this work. This is copy number 304 of 500.This antique volume is bound in original cream cloth over beveled boards. Spine has gilt-lettered spine labels. Covers display light soiling/smudging. Binding is firm. Volume has gilt top edge and rough-cut edges to fore and bottom edge. Interior is clean and bright. Work is illustrated with twenty tipped-in color plates after watercolor drawings by W. Russell Flint. Plates have captioned tissue guards.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $7.50

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21V THE COLLECTED WORKS OF GEORGE MOORE 1922 Author-Signed Limited Edition Modern Irish Literature Tipped-In Frontispieces Decorative Leather

Lot 5002: 21V THE COLLECTED WORKS OF GEORGE MOORE 1922 Author-Signed Limited Edition Modern Irish Literature Tipped-In Frontispieces Decorative Leather

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Description: Title: The Collected Works of George MooreAuthor: George Moore - George Augustus Moore was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Publisher: Boni and Liveright, Inc.City: New YorkYear: 1922Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 21 Complete: YesWidth: 6.25" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed limited edition of the Carra edition of the collected works of George Moore. Author's signature appears on limitation page at front of first volume. This is copy 111 of 1000. This handsome antique set is bound in full red leather with raised bands and stamped gilt lettering and ornamental designs. These books are in excellent condition. Books are solidly bound. Volumes have gilt top edges and silk flyleaves. Interiors are clean and without markings. This work is illustrated with tipped-in frontispieces with tissue guards.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $29.50

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Dr. Seuss YERTLE THE TURTLE AND OTHER STORIES 1958 First Printing Vintage Illustrated Children's Literature Dust Jacket

Lot 5003: Dr. Seuss YERTLE THE TURTLE AND OTHER STORIES 1958 First Printing Vintage Illustrated Children's Literature Dust Jacket

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Description: Title: Yertle the Turtle and Other StoriesAuthor: Theodor Seuss Geisel - Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children's books written and illustrated as Dr. Seuss. He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg and Rosetta Stone.Geisel published 46 children's books, often characterized by imaginative characters, rhyme, and frequent use of anapestic meter. His most-celebrated books include the bestselling "Green Eggs and Ham," "The Cat in the Hat," "The Lorax," "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish," "The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins," "Fox in Socks," "The King's Stilts," "Hop on Pop," "Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose," "Horton Hatches the Egg," "Horton Hears a Who!," and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!". His works have spawned numerous adaptations, including 11 television specials, four feature films, a Broadway musical and four television series. He won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1958 for "Horton Hatches the Egg" and again in 1961 for "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street." Geisel also worked as an illustrator for advertising campaigns, most notably for Flit and Standard Oil, and as a political cartoonist for PM, a New York City newspaper. During World War II, he worked in an animation department of the United States Army, where he wrote "Design for Death," a film that later won the 1947 Academy Award for Documentary Feature.He was a perfectionist in his work and would sometimes spend up to a year on a book. It was not uncommon for him to throw out 95% of his material until he settled on a theme for his book. For a writer he was unusual in that he preferred to be paid only after he finished his work rather than in advance.Geisel's birthday, March 2, has been adopted as the annual date for National Read Across America Day, an initiative on reading created by the National Education Association.Publisher: Random HouseCity: New YorkYear: 1958Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 86 unnumbered pagesWidth: 8.5" Height: 11.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in glossy green pictorial boards with white and blue lettering. Pictorial designs depicting turtles appear on front cover. Covers display light edgewear. Book is otherwise in excellent condition. Intact illustrated dust jacket, with price 295/295 on front flap, is preserved in transparent plastic cover. Back flap has author photo and information, titled "schools close when Dr. Seuss Comes to Town". 14 titles appear advertised on rear cover.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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John Scott PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF THE CITY OF PARIS AND ITS ENVIRONS 1820 Antique French History Frederick Nash Plates Decorative Leather

Lot 5004: John Scott PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF THE CITY OF PARIS AND ITS ENVIRONS 1820 Antique French History Frederick Nash Plates Decorative Leather

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Description: Title: Picturesque Views of the City of Paris and Its Environs; Consisting of Views on the Seine, Public Buildings, Characteristic Scenery, &c. With Appropriate Descriptions. The Original Drawings by Mr. Frederick Nash; The Literary Department by Mr. John Scott; Translated into French by M.P.B. de La BoissiereAuthor: John ScottTranslor: M. P. B. de la BoissierePublisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and BrownCity: LondonYear: 1820Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: UnpaginatedWidth: 11.25" Height: 14.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This antique full-leather folio with stamped gilt lettering and decoration contains two volumes bound as one. Book shows moderate external wear, with mild rubbing along edges. Binding is firm. Volume has gilt edges and green endpapers. Pages display occasional light foxing and offsetting. This work contains 57 steel engraved plates, each accompanied by 2-4 pages of English and French text. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50

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Mary Alicia Owen OLD RABBIT THE VOODOO AND OTHER SORCERERS 1893 First Edition Signed Letter By Illustrator Louis Wain African-American Native American Folklore

Lot 5005: Mary Alicia Owen OLD RABBIT THE VOODOO AND OTHER SORCERERS 1893 First Edition Signed Letter By Illustrator Louis Wain African-American Native American Folklore

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Description: Title: Old Rabbit, the Voodoo, and Other SorcerersAuthor: Mary Alicia Owen - Mary Alicia Owen was a folklore collector of Missouri who compiled several works of local legend and voodoo.She was born in a family of Saint Joseph, Missouri and lived with her two sisters, Luella and Juliette, both of whom were noted authors. She became inspired to record the disappearing folk tales after reading Algonquin Legends of New England, beginning a correspondence with Charles Godfrey Leland. Her earliest publication was "Old Rabbit the Voodoo, and other Sorcerers," printed with an introduction by Leland, which was favourably reviewed in the English journal Folk-Lore; the reviewer, E. S. Hartland, dismisses Leland's request for consideration as a first work and says of it, "[f]rom the first page to the last there is not a dull page...". Her researches and fieldwork had already been reported in a paper she read before the 1891 "Second International Folk-Congress" in London, which was printed in the Transactions of the conference as "Among the Voodoos." Her principal work was "Voodoo Tales as Told among the Negroes of the Southwest," Owen gave long service to The Missouri Folklore Society, serving as its President until the year of her death.Owen also published articles in Century Magazine and Overland Monthly, writing as Julia Scott, and contributed reviews and journalism to other periodicals. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)Publisher: T. Fisher UnwinCity: LondonYear: 1893Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: xv/310 pagesWidth: 5.5" Height: 8"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition with a letter from the illustrator Louis Wain laid in front, dated Jan 27 96, to a child who had written him "a very delicious letter." Louis Wain was most famous for his cat illustrations, which were quite popular and influential; one of his most notable fans was author H. G. Wells. BAL 11665.Antique volume is bound in light blue and brown cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine and stamped black lettering to top of front cover. Multi-color pictorial design appears in lower half of front cover depicting various characters in book. Book shows light wear to top/bottom of spine, faint narrow stain to rear board, faded gilt stamping to spine. Spine is somewhat darkened, with minor defect rear hinge. Binding is firm. Offset marks appear on front flyleaves. Pages exhibit very light occasional foxing. Many pages are uncut, complete with B&W illustrations as listed, introduction by Charles G. Leland. Work is illustrated with a frontispiece and numerous textual drawings by Juliette A. Owen and Louis Wain.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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Robert Browning SO THIS THEN IS CHRISTMAS EVE 1899 Limited Roycrofters Edition Signed By Elbert Hubbard Poetry Decorative Leather

Lot 5006: Robert Browning SO THIS THEN IS CHRISTMAS EVE 1899 Limited Roycrofters Edition Signed By Elbert Hubbard Poetry Decorative Leather

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Description: Title: So This Then Is Christmas EveAuthor: Robert Browning - Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.Publisher: The RoycroftersCity: East Aurora, New YorkYear: 1899Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 81 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work of poetry signed by Elbert Hubbard. This is copy number 45 of 50. Signature appears on limitation page.Antique volume is bound in three-quarter leather with marbled sides and raised bands. Stamped gilt lettering and decorative floral designs appear on spine. Book shows light external wear, with mild rubbing and small cracks to spine. Binding is firm. Volume has gilt top edge and marbled endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front pastedown. Work is illustrated with hand-colored title page and initials.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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Gene Stratton-Porter AT THE FOOT OF THE RAINBOW 1907 First Edition Antique Juvenile Literature Farm Life Indiana Color Plates By Oliver Kemp Vignettes

Lot 5007: Gene Stratton-Porter AT THE FOOT OF THE RAINBOW 1907 First Edition Antique Juvenile Literature Farm Life Indiana Color Plates By Oliver Kemp Vignettes

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Description: Title: At the Foot of the RainbowAuthor: Gene Stratton-Porter - Gene Stratton-Porter was an American author, amateur naturalist, wildlife photographer, and one of the earliest women to form a movie studio and production company. She wrote some best-selling novels and well-received columns in national magazines, such as McCalls. Her works were translated into several languages, including Braille, and Stratton-Porter was estimated to have had 50 million readers around the world. She used her position and income as a well-known author to support conservation of Limberlost Swamp and other wetlands in the state of Indiana. Publisher: The Outing Publishing CompanyCity: New YorkYear: 1907Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 258 pages + [4] + 6 pages of advertisementsWidth: 6" Height: 8.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in yellow cloth with stamped pictorial designs in white, black, and lavender. Book shows light shelfwear. Hinges have been reinforced. Volume has pictorial endpapers. Interior is clean and without markings. This work contains 4 tissue-guarded color plates by Oliver Kemp and numerous vignettes and decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Book is preserved in transparent plastic cover.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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4V W. W. Greg A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE ENGLISH PRINTED DRAMA TO THE RESTORATION 1951-1962 Vintage Shakespeare Jonson Beaumont & Fletcher

Lot 5008: 4V W. W. Greg A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE ENGLISH PRINTED DRAMA TO THE RESTORATION 1951-1962 Vintage Shakespeare Jonson Beaumont & Fletcher

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Description: Title: A Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the RestorationAuthor: W. W. GregPublisher: The Bibliographical SocietyCity: LondonYear: 1951-1962Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 4 Complete: YesWidth: 9.5" Height: 11.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Volumes are bound in tan cloth spines with paper-covered boards. Black lettering appears on spines and in lower right corner of front covers. Books show light shelfwear. Bindings are firm. Endpapers may show light foxing. Titles are printed in red and black. Pages are clean and bright. Third volume has tipped-in photocopy of article from the June 1986 issue of "The Library" entitled "Bibliographical Notes: Variant Title Pages of the 1616 Jonson Folio." Each volume contains frontispiece and plates at rear.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $20.50

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Barry Moser / Yvette Rudledge AN ALPHABET 1986 Limited Edition Signed By Engraver Barry Moser Wood Engravings Color Calligraphed Letters

Lot 5009: Barry Moser / Yvette Rudledge AN ALPHABET 1986 Limited Edition Signed By Engraver Barry Moser Wood Engravings Color Calligraphed Letters

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Description: Title: An AlphabetAuthor: Barry Moser - Barry Moser is an artist, known as a printmaker and illustrator of numerous works of literature.Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1940, Moser studied at the Baylor School, Auburn University, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and did graduate work at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He studied with Leonard Baskin.Some of his most celebrated work has been his illustrations for Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass," each of which consisted of more than a hundred prints, and the former of which won him American Book Award for design and illustration in 1982. He has illustrated nearly 200 other works as well, including "The Bible" and "Moby-Dick." He has been on the faculty of the Department of Illustration Studies at the Rhode Island School of Design, for many years he was on the faculty of the Williston Northampton School and is currently Professor in Residence and Printer to the College at Smith College.His works have been displayed in such places as the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, Harvard, and the Library of Congress.In 2007 the Smithsonian Art Collectors Program commissioned Moser to create a print for their Small Treasures series, the sales of which benefit educational and cultural programs through the Smithsonian Associates. The resulting relief engraving, "An Old Chestnut" is on display in the S. Dillon Ripley Center in the National Mall.Barry Moser also teaches Life Drawing at the Glen East Workshop, held every summer at Pioneer Valley, MA. (Biography courtesy of Wikipedia)Publisher: Pennyroyal PressCity: North Hatfield, MassachusettsYear: 1986Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 56 leavesWidth: 5" Height: 7.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of a collection of wood engravings by Barry Moser and calligraphy by Yvette Routledge. Work is signed in pencil by Barry Moser. This is copy number 135 of 150. These engravings originally appeared in "Word Mysteries & Histories from Quiche to Humble Pie" (Houghton Mifflin, 1986).Handsome volume is bound in red leather with stamped gilt lettering across raised band at top of spine and alphabet stamped in dark red on front cover. Book is in excellent condition. Volume has marbled endpapers. Each engraving illustrates the word the calligraphed letter stands for ("A" is for Amazon, "B" is for Book, etc., with "S" standing for self-portrait, and engraving providing image of Mr. Moser sitting a desk with feather pen). The calligraphed letters are printed in many colors.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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3V THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON 1845 Antique Epic Poetry English Literature Decorative Leather Frontispiece

Lot 5010: 3V THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON 1845 Antique Epic Poetry English Literature Decorative Leather Frontispiece

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Description: Title: The Poetical Works of John MiltonAuthor: John Milton - John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England. He is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost.He was a scholarly man of letters, a polemical writer, and an official serving under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval in England, and his poetry and prose reflect deep convictions and address many urgent contemporary issues, such as his treatise condemning licensing (pre-publication censorship), Areopagitica. He wrote in Latin and Italian as well as in English, and had an international reputation during his lifetime. After his death, Milton's critical reception oscillated, a state of affairs that continued through the centuries. At an early stage he became the subject of partisan biographies, such as that of John Toland from the nonconformist perspective, and a hostile account by Anthony à Wood. Samuel Johnson wrote unfavourably of his politics as those of "an acrimonious and surly republican"; but praised Paradise Lost "a poem which, considered with respect to design may claim the first place, and with respect to performance, the second, among the productions of the human mind". William Hayley's 1796 biography called him the "greatest English author". He remains generally regarded "as one of the preeminent writers in the English language and as a thinker of world importance."Publisher: William PickeringCity: LondonYear: 1845Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 3 Complete: NoWidth: 4.5" Height: 6.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in full blue leather with raised bands, stamped gilt spines and decorative gilt borders. Books display light edgewear, with minor loss at corners. Bindings are firm. Volumes have gilt edges. Pages are clean and bright. First volume has frontispiece portrait. Endpapers of third volume exhibit light foxing.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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Richard F. Burton PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A PILGRIMAGE TO AL-MADINAH & MECCAH 1893 First Edition Antique Travel Literature Color Plates

Lot 5011: Richard F. Burton PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A PILGRIMAGE TO AL-MADINAH & MECCAH 1893 First Edition Antique Travel Literature Color Plates

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Description: Title: Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & MeccahAuthor: Richard F. Burton - Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS was a British geographer, explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer and diplomat. He was known for his travels and explorations within Asia, Africa and the Americas as well as his extraordinary knowledge of languages and cultures. According to one count, he spoke 29 European, Asian and African languages.Burton's best-known achievements include travelling in disguise to Mecca, an unexpurgated translation of "One Thousand and One Nights" (also commonly called "The Arabian Nights" in English after Andrew Lang's abridgement), bringing the Kama Sutra to publication in English, and journeying with John Hanning Speke as the first Europeans led by Africa's greatest explorer guide, Sidi Mubarak Bombay, utilizing route information by Indian and Omani merchants who traded in the region, to visit the Great Lakes of Africa in search of the source of the Nile. Burton extensively criticized colonial policies (to the detriment of his career) in his works and letters. He was a prolific and erudite author and wrote numerous books and scholarly articles about subjects including human behaviour, travel, falconry, fencing, sexual practices and ethnography. A unique feature of his books is the copious footnotes and appendices containing remarkable observations and unexpurgated information.He was a captain in the army of the East India Company serving in India (and later, briefly, in the Crimean War). Following this he was engaged by the Royal Geographical Society to explore the east coast of Africa and led an expedition guided by the locals and was the first European to see Lake Tanganyika. In later life he served as British consul in Fernando Po, Santos, Damascus and, finally, Trieste. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and was awarded a knighthood (KCMG) in 1886.Editor: Isabel BurtonPublisher: Tylston and EdwardsCity: LondonYear: 1893Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 1 Complete: NoPagination: 479 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is the second volume of the two-volume first edition, indicated to be the Memorial Edition.Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped black cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine and pictorial designs in gilt representing Arab man (front cover) and desert tent (rear cover), with script in Arabic in upper right corner of front cover. Book shows moderate external wear, with light rubbing to covers and fraying at top/bottom of spine. Stain appears on right side of front cover. Volume has red-tinted top edge. Interior is clean and without markings. Work is illustrated with tissue-guarded color frontispiece depicting Richard Burton as Mirza Abdullah, as well as b&w & color plates and in-text illustrations. This volume contains a 64-page index.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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D. H. Lawrence THE PRUSSIAN OFFICER AND OTHER STORIES 1917 Antique Modernist English Literature

Lot 5012: D. H. Lawrence THE PRUSSIAN OFFICER AND OTHER STORIES 1917 Antique Modernist English Literature

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Description: Title: The Prussian Officer and Other StoriesAuthor: D. H. Lawrence - David Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawrence. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialization. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, and instinct.Lawrence's opinions earned him many enemies and he endured official persecution, censorship, and misrepresentation of his creative work throughout the second half of his life, much of which he spent in a voluntary exile which he called his "savage pilgrimage." At the time of his death, his public reputation was that of a pornographer who had wasted his considerable talents. E. M. Forster, in an obituary notice, challenged this widely held view, describing him as, "The greatest imaginative novelist of our generation." Later, the influential Cambridge critic F. R. Leavis championed both his artistic integrity and his moral seriousness, placing much of Lawrence's fiction within the canonical "great tradition" of the English novel. Lawrence is now valued by many as a visionary thinker and significant representative of modernism in English literature.Publisher: B. W. HuebschCity: New YorkYear: 1917Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 810 pagesWidth: 5.5" Height: 7.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in brown cloth with stamped black lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows light external wear. Binding is firm. Copyright page has been excised. Pages are clean and without markings.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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Authentic Original BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST & SELLS FLOTO CIRCUS Poster Chromolithograph Ephemera 1914 Harry Tammen Frederick G. Bonfils

Lot 5013: Authentic Original BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST & SELLS FLOTO CIRCUS Poster Chromolithograph Ephemera 1914 Harry Tammen Frederick G. Bonfils

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Description: Details: This authentic, large chromolithograph poster advertising Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Sells Floto Circus dates from 1914, when the bankrupt Buffalo Bill joined the road show of Harry Tammen and Frederick Bonfils in an ultimately futile attempt to revive his brand. This poster measures 27" x 40", and retains its original bright colors.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This handsome poster has some significant condition issues and will benefit from proper curation while preparing for fine display. The image shows beautifully with vivid coloration, there are several tears extending from the top of the poster down to the middle of Buffalo Bill's chest and the top of the horse's head and the other edges show smaller tears.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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8V International ANTIQUE LITERATURE Limited Edition Kenneth Grahame Manoje Basu Felisberto Hernandez Eugen Diederichs Stephen Crane Alfred Steiglitz

Lot 5014: 8V International ANTIQUE LITERATURE Limited Edition Kenneth Grahame Manoje Basu Felisberto Hernandez Eugen Diederichs Stephen Crane Alfred Steiglitz

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Description: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around vintage international literature. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: TWICE A YEAR A BOOK OF LITERATURE THE ARTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES DOUBLE NUMBER VIII-IX by NORMAN, Dorothy [ed.], Printing Information: Twice a Year Press, New York (1942) - Notes: First edition, dark red-printed grey paper boards with inner flaps, spine somewhat faded, light wear to top/bottom of spine and edges, mild faint staining, in removable protective plastic sleeve, binding tight and solid, fine overall. Approx. 9.25" x 6", 357 pp. + 9 pp. advertisements. A fine copy which includes a special section on Alfred Stieglitz and two B&W Stieglitz photographs. Also contains material relating to Rainer Maria Rilke and Franz Kafka. A BATTLE IN GREECE. DECORATED BY VALENTI ANGELO by CRANE, STEPHEN, Printing Information: Peter Pauper Press, Mt. Vernon (1936) - Notes: First edition. BAL 4107. One of 425 copies. Original boards, some spine wear, covers partly faded. THE FOREST GODDESS by BASU, MANOJE, Printing Information: Asia Publishing House, (1961)., Bombay, &c. () - Notes: First edition. Original cloth, very good, in just slightly worn pictorial dust wrapper. (A folkloristic fantasy by a leading Bengali author. Only the BL copy in OCLC.) RUSSISCHE VOLKSMAERCHEN by LOEWIS OF MENAR, AUGUST, (Translator & Editor), Printing Information: Eugen Dieterichs, Jena (1914) - Notes: Original full calf, gilt, top edge gilt, nice copy in d.w. & original box. PLATTDEUTSCHE VOLKSMAERCHEN by WISSER, WILHELM, (Editor), Printing Information: Eugen Diederichs, Jena (1914) - Notes: Original full calf, gilt, top edge gilt, nice copy in original d.w. & box, with original wraparound. NADIE ENCENDIA LAS LAMPARAS (NO ONE LIT THE LAMP) by HERNANDEZ, FELISBERTO, Printing Information: Editorial Sudamericana, (1947), Buenos Aires. Notes: First edition. Original pictorial wrappers (showing a table set with wine and food at night beneath an arbor), good copy. Small notation on rear blank. (Novel by a much-admired Uruguayan author who also had a career as a pianist & composer. "His work is the result of a strange and fascinating mixture of reality and dream, ironic observation and poetic fancy.") THE DEWPOND, A STORY by POWYS, T. F., Printing Information: Elkin Mathews & Marot, London (1928) - Notes: First edition, 1 of 530 copies SIGNED by Powys. Original decorated boards, nice, in very good dust wrapper. THE HEADSWOMAN by GRAHAME, KENNETH, Printing Information: John Lane, N. Y. & London (1898) - Notes: First U. S. edition, original wrappers, light wear. Bodley Booklet #5. (Story of 16th Century England.) We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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7V Antique HISTORY News Stories 1923 1924 First World Series Nazi German-Japanese Language Paris Society Culture

Lot 5015: 7V Antique HISTORY News Stories 1923 1924 First World Series Nazi German-Japanese Language Paris Society Culture

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around antique history. Among the titles are those listed below: HOURS WITH FAMOUS PARISIANS by HENRY, Stuart, Printing Information: Way & Williams, Chicago (1897) - Notes: First edition. Original black cloth boards with painted yellow frames, a couple of lightly rubbed spots and minor scuff marks, binding solid, good overall. 227 pp. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; partially washed-out ink gift inscription on front free end-paper, otherwise clean, bright, and unmarked. A nice copy. The binding was designed by Frank Hazenplug, who did a great deal of book design work as well as poster illustration. The subjects of the essays include Anatole France, Paul Verlaine, Daudet, Yvette Guilbert, and Sarah Bernhardt.THE BEST NEWS STORIES OF 1923 by ANTHONY, JOSEPH, Editor, Printing Information: Small, Maynard & Co., (1924), Boston () - Notes: 2nd printing. Original gilt-stamped cloth, light darkening on end papers, otherwise very good. (Wreck of the 20th Century Limited, The Klan Holds a "Klavern", Rum-Running, The Dempsey-Firpo Fight, Rebecca West Proves Discreet, The Death of President Harding, &c.)THE BEST NEWS STORIES OF 1924 by ANTHONY, JOSEPH & MORRISON, W., Editors, Printing Information: Small, Maynard & Co., (1925), Boston () - Notes: First edition. Original gilt-stamped cloth, very good. (The Leopold-Loeb Trial, The First World's Series Game by Grantland Rice, The Carpenter-Tunney Fight, The First Interview With Leopold, &c.) GEDACHTEN VAN JEAN PAUL, MET EENE INFLEIDING DOOR MR. J. A. WEILAND by PAUL, Jean [J. P. F. Richter], Printing Information: J. C. van Kesteren, Amsterdam (1837) - Notes: Second Dutch edition. Textured black paper backed by gilt-stamped pebbled black cloth boards, gilt bright, edges somewhat rubbed, light wear to top/bottom of spine and corners, faint rubbing to boards, binding tight and solid, good overall. Two parts bound together but paginated separately, 6 + 255 pp. and 206 pp. Engraved title pages, somewhat foxed throughout. A scarce edition, with 11 copies in OCLC, none in the US.GETSUKAN KOUZA DOITSUGO [German Monthly Course of Study]/MONATSKURSUS DER DEUTSCHEN SPRACHE by SEKIGUCHI, Tsugio, Printing Information: Nikkou Shoin n.d. [pre-1943], Tokyo () - Notes: Five issues bound together in original wrappers. Textured black paper boards with silver-stamped black cloth spine, spine title in German partially rubbed off, edges, hinges, and corners somewhat rubbed, light wear to top/bottom of spine, bump to one edge of rear board, binding solid, good overall. 2 + 62 pp., 2 + 54 pp., 2 + 78 pp., 2 + 70 pp., and 4 + 68 pp. including advertisements. Lightly toned, includes B&W illustrations and monochrome photographic plates of German landmarks including the Cologne Cathedral, some pages printed in monochrome colors; Japanese inscriptions in pencil on rear wrappers, ink Japanese inscriptions on front free end-paper, "Taken on Attu Island May 1943 Joe McDonald" in ink on front paste-down. These rare pamphlets are geared toward teaching German to Japanese speakers, and Nazi imagery and propaganda are included.GESCHICHTE VON NORDAMERIKA (BIS 1848) NACH E. WILLIARDS [SIC]. MIT DEM PORTRAIT GEORG WASHINGTON'S by WILLARD, Emma, Printing Information: Carl Lorck, Leipzig (1848) - Notes: First of this edition. In series, "Historische Hausbibliothek," vol. 10. Octavo, original cloth, rather worn and repaired, but sound, vi, [2], 382 pages. Frontispiece after G[iuseppi] Longhi by W. Eger. Some foxing on first few pages. Quite scarce. OCLC locates only the U. Michigan copy in the US. Sometimes miscataloged due to the misspelling of the author's last name on the title page. Emma Willard was a pioneer in the field of American women's education.THE MARVELLOUS YEAR. DRAWINGS BY GERTRUDE HUEBSCH by MARKHAM, EDWIN, Introduction, Printing Information: B. W. Huebsch, N. Y. (1909) - Notes: First edition of this early Huebsch imprint. 4to, original decorated boards, light wear. (Portraits & biographies of persons, most of whom were born in 1809: Poe, Chopin, Lincoln, Holmes, Darwin, Fanny Kemble, Gogol, et al. Uncommon. Gertrude Huebsch also designed the cover and the title page.)To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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12 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Union Soldier's Battle Song General McClellan's Grand March Let Freedom Be Our Battle Cry Let Me Hold It Till I Die Gov. Curtin's Grand March Grand Union Medley Grand March Victorious God Bless the Old Sixth Corps

Lot 5016: 12 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Union Soldier's Battle Song General McClellan's Grand March Let Freedom Be Our Battle Cry Let Me Hold It Till I Die Gov. Curtin's Grand March Grand Union Medley Grand March Victorious God Bless the Old Sixth Corps

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Description: Details: The antique sheet music in this lot all dates from the Civil War. Titles include"Union Soldier's Battle Song""General McClellan's Grand March""Let Freedom Be Our Battle Cry""Let Me Hold It Till I Die""Gov. Curtin's Grand March""Grand Union Medley""Grand March Victorious""God Bless the Old Sixth Corps""Give Us Back Our Old Commander""A Sound Among the Forest Trees""Tell Me Of My Darling Boy""The Glorioso Galop"To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This sheet music is in generally good condition, with signs of wear consistent with age and use.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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2V J. James Tissot THE OLD TESTAMENT 1904 Limited Edition Antique Bible Illustrations Decorative Leather Chromolithograph Plates & Monochrome Engravings

Lot 5017: 2V J. James Tissot THE OLD TESTAMENT 1904 Limited Edition Antique Bible Illustrations Decorative Leather Chromolithograph Plates & Monochrome Engravings

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Description: Title: The Old Testament: Three Hundred and Ninety-Six Compositions Illustrating the Old TestamentAuthor: J. James Tissot - James Jacques Joseph Tissot was a French painter, who spent much of his career in BritainPublisher: M. de Brunoff, Art PublisherCity: ParisYear: 1904Printing Information: Limited EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesWidth: 11.25" Height: 14"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited "American Edition de Luxe" of this work. This is copy number 8 of 1250.Handsome antique folios are bound in three-quarter black leather with marbled sides, raised bands and stamped gilt lettering and decorative designs to spines. Books show light shelfwear, with mild rubbing at edges. Bindings are firm. Volumes have gilt edges and marbled edges. Bottom edge of a significant number of pages of both volumes have faint moisture markings and traces of resulting adhesion. Pages 105-106 have closed tear to bottom margin. Interiors are otherwise clean and bright. Each volume is illustrated by: numerous full-page plates and engravings (usually in two states); marvelous color chromolithograph plates and monochrome engravings; as well as scores of color and monochrome text illustrations. All of the illustrations were probably printed by Lemercier, Paris. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $22.50

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6V Antique PENNYSYLVANIA HISTORY Philadelphia Opera Delaware Montgomery Chester County Reformed Church Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition Catalogs Smull's Legislative Handbook

Lot 5018: 6V Antique PENNYSYLVANIA HISTORY Philadelphia Opera Delaware Montgomery Chester County Reformed Church Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition Catalogs Smull's Legislative Handbook

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around antique Pennsylvania history. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: CUMULATIVE RECORD OF EXHIBITION CATALOGUES, THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS 1807 - 1870 ... [&c.] by RUTLEDGE, ANNA WELLS, Printing Information: American Philosophical Soc., Phila. (1955) - Notes: Original cloth, quarto, gift notation on end paper, very good, 450 pages. Relevant portions of dust wrapper laid in. Indispensable for the study of American art. ARMSTRONG, W.G.. A RECORD OF THE OPERA. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884. First edition. Original brown cloth, spine stamped in gilt. 8.75 X 6.25". 274 pages. Tiny scuff to rear cover, two ownership inscriptions (one contemporary) on front, else fine and bright. An excellent copy. Provides a history of opera in Philadelphia from its origins and lists the productions by various companies, including comments on performers, etc., to 1883. Scarce in such nice condition. HISTORICAL SKETCHES ... VOLUME ONE by HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA., Printing Information: Herald Printing, Norristown (1895) - Notes: Original cloth, very good. (Articles on women in war time, Redemptioners, clock-makers, cavalry troops, Swedes, Fries' Rebellion, Thompson family, &c.) Illustrated. We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. This lot also includes additional volumes: "Cyclopedia of Delaware County""Smull's Legislative Handbook""A History of the Reformed Churches in Chester County"To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $18.50

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9V Vintage LITERARY HISTORY, BOOKS ON BOOKS Bibliography H.G. Wells Wallace Stephens Elkin Mathews Printing History Roycroft Bodley Head Watermarks

Lot 5019: 9V Vintage LITERARY HISTORY, BOOKS ON BOOKS Bibliography H.G. Wells Wallace Stephens Elkin Mathews Printing History Roycroft Bodley Head Watermarks

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around bibliography. Titles are as follows: "A History and Bibliography of the Roycroft Printing Shop," by Paul McKenna, Tona Graphics, 1986."Elkin Mathews, Publisher to Yeats, Joyce, Pound," by James G. Nelson, University of Wisconsin, 1989."A Checklist of Early Bodley Head Books," by James G. Nelson, Rivendale Press, 1999."Wallace Stevens: A Bibliography," by J.M. Edelstein, 1973."The Works of H.G. Wells, 1887-1925: A Bibliography, Dictionary, and Subject-Index," by Geoffrey H. Wells, George Routledge & Sons, 1926."The Bodley Head, 1887-1987," by J.W. Lambert & Michael Ratcliffe, The Bodley Head, 1987."The Early Nineties: A View from the Bodley Head," by James G. Nelson, Harvard University Press, 1971."A Catalogue of Foreign Watermarks Found on Paper Used in America, 1700-1835," by Thomas L. Gravell and George Miller, Garland Publishing, 1983."American Watermarks, 1690-1835," by Thomas L. Gravell, George Miller, and Elizabeth Walsh, Oak Knoll Press, 2002.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $16.50

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Antique & Vintage COLLECTIBLE EPHEMERA Victorian Atlas Lithographs Illustrations Large Marbled Folio Endpapers Taplin Coal Mine Blueprints Belmont Ohio

Lot 5020: Antique & Vintage COLLECTIBLE EPHEMERA Victorian Atlas Lithographs Illustrations Large Marbled Folio Endpapers Taplin Coal Mine Blueprints Belmont Ohio

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Description: Details: Ephemera from antique atlases constitutes the first part of this lot. Includes are dozens of pages of Victorian lithograph illustrations of houses, towns, farms, and other landscapes. Also included are several handsome titles pages, and large, marbled endpapers from folio-sized atlases.The second part of the lot is composed of a geological map of the Salisbury Central Coal Basin in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and two very large blueprints of the Taplin coal mine in Belmont, Ohio. With a scale of one inch to one hundred feet, the larger map is ten feet long and 38 inches wide. The latest survey referenced on this plan is 1937. A smaller plan, dated 1914, is 53" x 32". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These materials are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging. Please note that the large coal mine blue print has a hole in the middle of it; and the small plan is torn along one of the creases.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $19.50

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2V M. T. C. Gould THE AMERICAN REPERTORY OF ARTS, SCIENCES AND USEFUL LITERATURE 1831/1832 Antique Magazine Compilations Charts Plates

Lot 5021: 2V M. T. C. Gould THE AMERICAN REPERTORY OF ARTS, SCIENCES AND USEFUL LITERATURE 1831/1832 Antique Magazine Compilations Charts Plates

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Description: Title: The American Repertory of Arts, Sciences and Useful LiteratureAuthor: M. T. C. GouldPublisher: Published by M. T. C. GouldCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1831/1832Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: NoWidth: 4.75" Height: 7.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce two-volume compilation of this antique periodical, with the first volume containing material for 1830, and second for 1831. First volume is a second edition.Set is bound in old leather, with gilt-lettered spine label. Spine of first volume is worn, with top third lacking. There is some rubbing to covers. Bindings are sound. Pages display scattered light foxing. These books contain charts and several plates. First volume has frontispiece and extra illustrated title page.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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12 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Boys are Coming Home Bid Me Good Bye Dying Drummer We'll Fight for Uncle Abe We Are Marching Down to Dixie's Land Hoist Up the Flag He Was Not Afraid to Die Hidden Flag He is Sleeping, Sweetly Sleeping Glory

Lot 5022: 12 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Boys are Coming Home Bid Me Good Bye Dying Drummer We'll Fight for Uncle Abe We Are Marching Down to Dixie's Land Hoist Up the Flag He Was Not Afraid to Die Hidden Flag He is Sleeping, Sweetly Sleeping Glory

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Description: Details: The antique sheet music in this lot all dates from the Civil War. Titles include"The Boys are Coming Home""Bid Me Good Bye""The Dying Drummer""We'll Fight for Uncle Abe""We Are Marching Down to Dixie's Land""Hoist Up the Flag""He Was Not Afraid to Die!""The Hidden Flag""He is Sleeping, Sweetly Sleeping""Glory, Hallelujah""When Johnny Comes Marching Home""Breathe It Softly to My Loved Ones"To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This sheet music is in generally good condition, with signs of wear consistent with age and use.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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2V J. James Tissot THE LIFE OF CHRIST 1899 First Edition Antique Bible Illustrations Decorative Leather Chromolithograph Plates & Monochrome Engravings

Lot 5023: 2V J. James Tissot THE LIFE OF CHRIST 1899 First Edition Antique Bible Illustrations Decorative Leather Chromolithograph Plates & Monochrome Engravings

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Description: Title: The Life of Our Saviour Jesus Christ: Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Compositions from the Four Gospels with Notes and Explanatory DrawingsAuthor: J. James Tissot - James Jacques Joseph Tissot was a French painter, who spent much of his career in BritainTranslor: Mrs. Arthur BellPublisher: Doubleday & McClure CoCity: New YorkYear: 1899Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesWidth: 11.25" Height: 14"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Handsome antique folios are bound in three-quarter black leather with marbled sides, raised bands and stamped gilt lettering and decorative designs to spines. Books show light shelfwear, with mild rubbing at edges. Interiors are otherwise clean and bright. Each volume is illustrated by: numerous full-page plates and engravings (usually in two states); marvelous color chromolithograph plates and monochrome engravings; as well as scores of color and monochrome text illustrations. It should be noted that a number of the tissue guards have adhered to illustrations. It seems most can be easily detached and, if done carefully, leave no residue. In a small number of cases this was apparently not done and some residue is visible.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $22.50

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Vintage & Antique AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY Luxury Car Brand Development Advertising Ephemera Lincoln Cadillac Chrysler Automobiles

Lot 5024: Vintage & Antique AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY Luxury Car Brand Development Advertising Ephemera Lincoln Cadillac Chrysler Automobiles

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Description: Details: These antique and vintage advertisements in this lot were excised from many different magazines published from the 1910s through the early 1970s, promoting luxury cars Cadillac, Lincoln, and Chrysler.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This material is generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $33.50

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CATULLI TIBULLI ET PROPERTII OPERA 1772 Antique Poetry Latin Literature Vellum Binding

Lot 5025: CATULLI TIBULLI ET PROPERTII OPERA 1772 Antique Poetry Latin Literature Vellum Binding

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Description: Title: Catulli, Tibulli, et Propertii OperaAuthor: Catallus - Quintus (or Gaius) Valerius Catullus was a Latin poet of the late Roman Republic who wrote in the neoteric style of poetry. His surviving works are still read widely, and continue to influence poetry and other forms of art., Propertius - Sextus Propertius was a Latin elegiac poet of the Augustan age. He was born around 50-45 BC in Assisium and died shortly after 15 BC.Propertius' surviving work comprises four books of Elegies. He was friends with the poets Gallus and Virgil and, with them, had as his patron Maecenas and, through Maecenas, the emperor Augustus., Tibullus - Albius Tibullus was a Latin poet and writer of elegies. Little is known about his life. His first and second books of poetry are extant; many other texts attributed to Tibullus are of questionable origins. There are only a few references to him in later writers and a short Life of doubtful authority. His praenomen is not known, nor is his birthplace and his gentile name has been questioned. His status was probably that of a Roman knight (so the Life affirms); and he had inherited a considerable estate. But, like Virgil, Horace and Propertius, he seems to have lost most of it in 41 BC amongst the confiscations of Mark Antony and Octavian. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)Publisher: Typis Johannis BaskervilleCity: Birmingham, EnglandYear: 1772Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 372 pagesWidth: 9.75" Height: 11.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in old green patterned paper-covered boards, with vellum spine and corners. Spine has gilt-lettered green title box. Book displays scratching to covers and rubbing, with minor loss of material, particularly visible along edges. Binding is firm. Volume has plain endpapers. "M.M. Mosely" appears at top of title page. Pages exhibit scattered light foxing and small stains in upper margin of six pages. Interior is otherwise very clean and bright. Small hole can be seen in outer margins of page 303. A2 is a cancel, H3 is not. Pagination jumps from 200 to 221, but text is complete. Gaskell 44. Texts are in Latin.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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John D. MacDonald THE END OF THE NIGHT 1960 Author Signed First Printing Crime Novel American Literature

Lot 5026: John D. MacDonald THE END OF THE NIGHT 1960 Author Signed First Printing Crime Novel American Literature

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Description: Title: The End of the NightAuthor: John D. MacDonald - John Dann MacDonald was an American writer of novels and short stories, known for his thrillers.MacDonald was a prolific author of crime and suspense novels, many of them set in his adopted home of Florida. His best-known works include the popular and critically acclaimed Travis McGee series, and his novel "The Executioners," which was adapted into the film "Cape Fear." In 1972, MacDonald was named a grandmaster of the Mystery Writers of America, and he won a 1980 U.S. National Book Award in the one-year category Mystery. Stephen King praised MacDonald as "the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller." Kingsley Amis said, MacDonald "is by any standards a better writer than Saul Bellow, only MacDonald writes thrillers and Bellow is a human-heart chap, so guess who wears the top-grade laurels?" (Courtesy of Wikipedia)Publisher: Simon and SchusterCity: New YorkYear: 1960Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: xiii/237 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8.5"Book Details: ""The End of the Night" is a journey into a world of fear and violence carried to their logical extreme - murder.Not the kind of murder that society understands, the murder that comes from passion, or hatred, or love, but the murder that shakes the very foundation of civilization - the pointless, gratuitous, casual act of killing.This is the grim and powerful story of the "Wolf Pack" murders: a group of three young men and a beautiful girl, who roam the country, killing without any apparent motive. They are caught; they are tried, they are executed."Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first printing. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "Labor Day - Piseco - 1960 / For flimsy Sam / and birthday Evvie. / Ol' John D."Volume is bound in quarter blue cloth with black paper-covered boards. Spine has bright stamped gilt lettering. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Endpapers display offsetting from taping to dust jacket flaps. Interior is otherwise clean and bright. Intact dust jacket, with price of $3.50 to front flap, exhibits markings at edges of flaps from removed tape. Illustrated dust jacket is preserved in transparent plastic cover. Author's photo and biographical sketch appear on rear panel.This volume is from a group of books inscribed by the author to family members who over the years accompanied him at his summer home in the Adirondacks.John D. MacDonald was an award-winning mystery writer who authored 78 books and close to 500 short stories, including the celebrated Travis McGee series. MacDonald's work has been produced in more than 75 million copies and he was given the Grandmaster Award in 1972 by the Mystery Writers of America, The American Book Award in 1980, the Ben Franklin Award in 1955 and was Guest of Honor at Bouchercon in 1983. Honorary Doctorates and a host of other awards have also been bestowed upon him.MacDonald spent summers writing at the camp he and his wife, Dorothy, built at Piseco Lake in the Adirondacks in the 1940's. Many of his most celebrated titles were authored during these summers in Upstate New York and other family members often joined the MacDonalds there over the course of each summer.The book featured in this lot came from John D. MacDonald's personal library at the Piseco Lake camp. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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6 Pc. Antique CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR & 1850s ANTEBELLUM SHEET MUSIC Rebel Songs Jefferson Davis March Richmond on James Southern Cross When This Cruel War is Over Stand by Flag Sound Not Those Bugle Notes Again

Lot 5027: 6 Pc. Antique CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR & 1850s ANTEBELLUM SHEET MUSIC Rebel Songs Jefferson Davis March Richmond on James Southern Cross When This Cruel War is Over Stand by Flag Sound Not Those Bugle Notes Again

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Description: Details: Some of the antique sheet music in this lot dates from the 1850s, other pieces date from the Civil War. The Civil War sheet music is uncommon because it was written from the Confederate or rebel side. Pre-war titles include "Sound Not Those Bugle Notes Again" (1854)"When This Cruel War is Over" (1857)"Stand by the Flag" (1858)Civil War songs from the south include"The Southern Cross" (1861)"Richmond on the James" (1863)"Jefferson Davis' Grand March" (1864)To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This sheet music is in generally good condition, with signs of wear consistent with age and use.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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6V Vintage COLLECTIBLE FIRST EDITION LITERATURE Larry McMurtry Richard Adams Rube Goldberg L. Sprague de Camp Charles McCarry Anne Rice Rampling

Lot 5028: 6V Vintage COLLECTIBLE FIRST EDITION LITERATURE Larry McMurtry Richard Adams Rube Goldberg L. Sprague de Camp Charles McCarry Anne Rice Rampling

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around literary history, bibliography, and books on books. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: THE PURPLE PTERODACTYLS, THE ADVENTURES OF W. WILSON NEWBURY, ENSORCELLED FINANCIER by DE CAMP, L. SPRAGUE, Printing Information: Phantasia Press, Huntington Woods (1979) - Notes: First edition, 1 of 1500 copies, with a SIGNED inscription on the title page to Milton Rothman, scientist & fantasy author. Original boards in garish d.w., nice copy. THE MIERNIK DOSSIER by McCARRY, CHARLES, Printing Information: Saturday Review Press, (1973), N. Y. () - Notes: First edition of this highly praised modern classic of the espionage mystery genre. Original cloth/boards stamped in gilt and blind, an excellent copy in a very good dust wrapper (one small tear reinforced.) The author's first novel, described by novelist Alan Furst as "one of the fined spy tales ever written." The N.Y.Times reviewer called it "arguably the finest modern American spy story, the only one that matches the leading British master of the genre in subtlety and ingenuity." CADILLAC JACK. A NOVEL. by MCMURTRY, Larry, Printing Information: , () - Notes: N.Y.: Simon and Schuster, [1982]. First edition. Original quarter cloth and boards. Fine in fine dust wrapper. (Unlike many copies of this edition, the present volume is NOT a remainder.) HOW TO REMOVE THE COTTON FROM A BOTTLE OF ASPIRIN AND OTHER PROBLEMS SOLVED by GOLDBERG, Rube, Printing Information: Doubleday & Company, Garden City, N. Y. (1959) - Notes: First edition, signed. Pictorial paper boards with very slight wear to hinges and edges, binding tight; in fine matching pictorial dust jacket, price not clipped, slight edgewear, fine overall. Approx. 8.5" x 5.75", 95 pp. Fully illustrated in black and white by Goldberg; inscribed on the front free end-paper "To my favorite doctor Helen Neave," dated Oct. '59. A fine signed copy of this humorous book. WATERSHIP DOWN by ADAMS, Richard, Printing Information: , () - Notes: N.Y.: Macmillan, [1974. Date from rear flap of dust wrapper; copyright page gives only the original copyright date of 1972]. First American edition, in first issue dust wrapper with only British reviews on rear panel. Original quarter cloth. Fine in about fine dust wrapper (slightest evidence of rubbing to top edge). Author's first novel.We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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Antique Decorative CIVIL WAR SONG SHEET Our Union Right or Wrong Patriotic Poem Stars & Stripes Publisher J. Wrigley New York Ephemera

Lot 5029: Antique Decorative CIVIL WAR SONG SHEET Our Union Right or Wrong Patriotic Poem Stars & Stripes Publisher J. Wrigley New York Ephemera

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Description: Details: "Our Union, Right or Wrong," was a popular song during the Civil War, and this original, decorative copy of the words is framed by the stars and stripes printed in two colors. This page has been matted and preserved with archival materials to preserve its good condition.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This antique song sheet is in generally good condition, with minor foxing on the lower left.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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William Alexander THE HISTORY OF WOMEN FROM THE EARLIEST ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT TIME 1796 First US Edition Antique History Decorative Leather

Lot 5030: William Alexander THE HISTORY OF WOMEN FROM THE EARLIEST ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT TIME 1796 First US Edition Antique History Decorative Leather

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Description: Title: The History of Women, from the Earliest Antiquity, to the Present Time; Giving an Account of Almost Every Interesting Particular concerning that Sex, among All Nations, Ancient and Modern. With a Complete Index.Author: William AlexanderPublisher: Published by J. H. DobelbowerCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1796Printing Information: First US EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 1 Complete: NoPagination: 346 pages + 20 pages of index + 10 pages of list of suscribersWidth: 5.5" Height: 8.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce second volume of a two-volume first American edition.Handsome antique volume has been rebound in half leather with marbled boards and gilt-lettered spine labels. Book shows no external wear. Binding is firm. Volume has new endpapers. Old name of "Eliza" appears on blank preliminary page. Small name is crossed out at top of title page, faded library stamp can be seen in lower half. Pages display scattered light foxing. Last ten pages have darkened margins. Work is illustrated with frontispiece entitled "Solitude: Friend of VIrtue and Reclaimer from Error," engraved by Thackera.The subscriber's list includes such names as Benjamin Franklin Bache (Franklin's grandson), Benjamin Harrison, Henry Muhlenberg, James Thackara, Elizabeth Randolph of RIchmond, Virginia, Supreme Court Judge Jas. Wilson, et al.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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16V Books on Books BIBLIOGRAPHY & LITERARY HISTORY Colonial New Jersey Temperance Incunabula Latin Americana Walter Crane R.D. Fitzgerald Randolph Snow Gamecocks Dominica Printing Philadelphia Publisher Texas Maps Judith Wright

Lot 5031: 16V Books on Books BIBLIOGRAPHY & LITERARY HISTORY Colonial New Jersey Temperance Incunabula Latin Americana Walter Crane R.D. Fitzgerald Randolph Snow Gamecocks Dominica Printing Philadelphia Publisher Texas Maps Judith Wright

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around literary history, bibliography, and other books on books. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: INCUNABULA AND AMERICANA by STILLWELL, MARGARET B., Printing Information: Cooper Square, N. Y. (1961) - Notes: Large octavo, very good copy. Review inserted BIBLIOGRAPHIE . . . LA TEMPERANCE . . . IMPRIMES A QUEBEC & A LEVIS . . . [1764] JUSQU A 1910 by HUGOLIN, R. P., Printing Information: Evenement, Quebec (1910) - Notes: Original printed wrappers, very good. 165 pages; 274 items. Largely unopened CHECK-LIST OF THE ISSUES OF THE PRESS OF NEW JERSEY, 1723, 1728, 1754 - 1800 by NELSON, WILLIAM, Printing Information: Call printing, Paterson (1899) - Notes: 1 of 100 copies, this copy unnumbered. Old half leather with marbled boards, rebacked with cloth, label faded, a few marginalia, very good. CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED COLLECTION OF LATIN AMERICANA . . . [OF] ALBERTO DODERO OF BUENOS AIRES. SECOND AND FINAL PORTION. by SOTHEBY & CO., Printing Information: Sotheby & Co., London (1964) - Notes: The larger portion of the sale, comprising over 750 lots. Original printed wraps, 167. [1] pages. 16 plates (1 in color). Price list tipped in. Occasional marginalia. Light wear. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FIRST EDITIONS OF BOOKS ILLUSTRATED BY WALTER CRANE. WITH A PREFACE BY HEYWOOD SUMNER & A FRONTISPIECE AFTER G. F. WATTS by MASSE, GERTRUDE C. E., Printing Information: Chelsea Publishing Co., London (1923) - Notes: First edition. Original gilt-stamped cloth, nice copy in a very good dust wrapper (just slight wear). R. D. FITZGERALD: A BIBLIOGRAPHY by , Printing Information: Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide (1970) - Notes: Original printed wraps, very good copy. Portrait. [8], 72 pages. (Australian author) JUDITH WRIGHT: A BIBLIOGRAPHY by , Printing Information: Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide (1968) - Notes: Original printed wraps, very good. [8], 92 pages. (Australian author) MAPS OF TEXAS 1527 - 1900. THE MAP COLLECTION OF THE TEXAS STATE ARCHIVES by DAY, JAMES M., Printing Information: Pemberton Press, Austin (1964) - Notes: Enlarged edition. Original printed wraps, [4], 178 pages, excellent copy. 1899 items. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GAMECOCKS & COCK-FIGHTING by NORRIS, JOHN & PALMER, JOHN, Printing Information: Arnold Books, Christchurch, New Zealand (1995) - Notes: Revised and enlarged edition, original pictorial wraps, [2], 34 pages, 169 items, illustrated, excellent copy. OCLC locates only 1 copy in the US - Harvard. RANDOLPH STOW: A BIBLIOGRAPHY by , Printing Information: Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide (1968) - Notes: Original printed wraps, very good. [8], 29 pages, (Australian author)THE FIRST PRINTING IN DOMINICA by McMURTRIE, DOUGLAS C., Printing Information: Privately Printed, London (1932) - Notes: 1 of 250 copies only. First separate edition. Original printed wraps, 8 pages, nice copy. A. HART, PHILADELPHIA PUBLISHER (1829-1854) by GINSBERG, LOUIS, Printing Information: Petersburg, Va. (1972) - Notes: First edition. Original cloth-backed marbled boards, nice copy. Portraits & illustrations. We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. This lot also includes additional volumes:"Catalogo Cronologico, Alfabetico-Critico, Sistematico e per Soggetti Delle Edizioni Hoepli, 1982-1896""The Papers of the bibliographical Society of America, Volume 89:I, March 1995.""The Carter Burden Collection of the Works of W.H. Auden""Catalogue 168, Incunabula, Rare and Valuable Books, Gilhofer & Ranschburg" To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50

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9V Antique HISTORY OF INDIA Government Pre-Partition Road Map Famine Relief 1897 Indian Archipelago Malabar Pegu District Burma Gazetteer

Lot 5032: 9V Antique HISTORY OF INDIA Government Pre-Partition Road Map Famine Relief 1897 Indian Archipelago Malabar Pegu District Burma Gazetteer

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around antique Indian history. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: .REPORT OF THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, INDIAN FAMINE CHARITABLE RELIEF FUND, 1897. VOL. H. PROVINCIAL REPORTS, DESCRIBING THE OPERATIONS IN THE DIFFERENT PROVINCES UP TO 315T OCTOBER I897...WITH FINAL BALANCE SHEETS UP TO THE 318T JANUARY 1898. Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, India, 1898. Paper boards with black cloth spine and White cloth spine label, some edge wear, paper somewhat toned with light foxing to edges, a few faint scratches and spots of rubbing on rear board, binding solid, good overall. Approx. 13" X 8.5 ", 16 + 676 pp. Mild spotting to edges, slight toning, generally clean and unmarked. A nice copy of this scarce government report, including charts and reproduced letters. BURMA GAZETTEER PEGU DISTRICT VOLUME A by PAGE, A. J, Printing Information: Superintendent Government Printing, Burma, Rangoon (1917) - Notes: Gilt-stamped dark green cloth boards, corners slightly bumped, very light wear to top/bottom of spine, binding tight, fine overall. Approx. 8.75" x 5.75", 4 + 134 pp. Complete with in-text map and separate color folding map in a pocket on the rear board, generally clean, bright, and unmarked; "E. (or C.) L. & P. W. Webb. 18/7/35" in ink on front free end-paper, along with a handwritten bookplate in blue ink with "Rev P. W. Webb c/o Toc H Incorporated 47 Francis St London. S. W. 1." A fine copy.ROAD MAP OF INDIA by , Printing Information: N. P., N. P. (1945) - Notes: Scale 1" = 50 miles. Sixth edition. Large color lithographic map with linen backing, paper wraps with slight wear and some toning, small wormhole not affecting the map side, very small stamp reading "This Book is from Thacker & Co. Ltd. Bombay" on front wrap, good overall. Folded, approx. 7.25" x 5.25". Overall a very nice copy of this colorful pre-partition map of India, including inset maps of some surrounding countries.MALABAR IN TWO VOLUMES VOL. I by LOGAN, William, Printing Information: Superintendent Government Press, Madras (1951) - Notes: Volume I only. Light blue blind-stamped cloth with gilt-stamped spine, hinges, spine, and edges somewhat unevenly faded with light rubbing, binding tight, good overall. Approx. 9.75" x 6.5", 12 + 759 pp. Complete with B&W illustrations, charts, and fold-out maps at the end, errata slip, slightly toned, bookseller's stamp at lower corner of title page, generally clean and unmarked. A nice copy of this in-depth work that covers the geography, history, and people of the Malabar (Northern Kerala) region of India.THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA by MacDONALD, J. RAMSAY, Printing Information: B. W. Huebsch, N. Y. (1920) - Notes: First US edition. Original cloth, very good copy. (At this point in his career MacDonald was not an M.P., having been defeated due to his opposition to the wA VISIT TO THE INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO, IN H. M. SHIP MAEANDER. WITH PORTIONS OF THE PRIVATE JOURNAL OF SIR JAMES BROOKE, K.C.B. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY OSWALD W. BRIERLEY. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I by KEPPEL, Henry, Printing Information: Richard Bentley, London (1853) - Notes: First edition, volume I only. Original gilt- and blind-stamped red cloth boards with heavy wear to spine, hinges, and edges, a few small scattered stains, spine darkened, hinge cloth split, binding solid. Approx. 10.25" x 6.75", 15 + 301 pp. + [2] pp. Bentley's advertisements. Blue coated paste-downs which have been partially rubbed off on half-title page in the front and advertisement page in the rear, complete with four sepia-toned illustrations as listed but lacking chart, tidemarks to a few pages, slight toning, generally clean and unmarked. A nice copy of the first volume of this travel account. Gilt-stamped green leather bookplate of Phyllis Goodhart Gordan, a classicist and Renaissance scholar who collected a large library of early printings and supported the efforts of several scholarly institutions, including the American Philological Association and her alma mater, Bryn Mawr. He later went on to be Prime Minister. In this work he reveals a knowledge of the subject and considerable sympathy for Indian aspirations.)We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50

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5V Antique ART FOLIOS & PRINTS Charles Dana Gibson Thirty Favorite Paintings 19th C. German Painting Alfred Hutty Etchings Scott Heroines

Lot 5033: 5V Antique ART FOLIOS & PRINTS Charles Dana Gibson Thirty Favorite Paintings 19th C. German Painting Alfred Hutty Etchings Scott Heroines

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Description: Book Details: This lot consists of antique and vintage books and folios of art prints shown in the corresponding image(s). These quality reproductions date from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,and the titles include "Portraits of the Principal Female Characters in the Waverly Novels;" "Thirty Favorite Paintings by Leading American Artists," "American Etchers: Alfred Hutty," and "Moderne Kunst in Meister-Holszchnitten." Also included are three large plates drawn by Charles Dana Gibson.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: "Female Portraits from the Waverly Novels" is in generally good condition with worn edges. The boards on the two copies of "Thirty Favorite Paintings" have separated, and the books may not be complete. Although the book is structurally sound, the spine has disappeared from "Alfred Hutty," and the covers are worn and soiled. "Moderne Kunst" is fair to poor condition with evidence of some water damage and a separating spine.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $22.50

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8V Antique & vintage HISTORY OF LAW & CRIME Supreme Court Charles Warren Punishment Early Maryland Semmes Confessions of Con Man Philadelphia Bench & Bar Kate Bloody Bender Kansas Onderdonk Trial

Lot 5034: 8V Antique & vintage HISTORY OF LAW & CRIME Supreme Court Charles Warren Punishment Early Maryland Semmes Confessions of Con Man Philadelphia Bench & Bar Kate Bloody Bender Kansas Onderdonk Trial

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around the history of law and crime. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: THE CONFESSIONS OF A CON MAN. ILLUSTRATED BY W. GLACKENS by GLACKENS ILLUSTRATIONS]. IRWIN, WILL, Printing Information: B. W. Huebsch, N. Y. (1909) - Notes: First edition. Smith I - 67. Original pictorial cloth lettered in gilt, a very good copy, complete with 7 plates. (Card marking, circuses, shell games, three card monte, &c.)CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN EARLY MARYLAND by SEMMES, RAPHAEL, Printing Information: Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore (1938) - Notes: First edition. Original cloth, very good, in repaired dust wrapper. Index. Detailed bibliographical notes.ONDERDONK, Benjamin T., subject. THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COURT CONVENED UNDER THE THIRD CANON OF 1844, IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1844, FOR THE TRIAL OF THE RIGHT REV. BENJAMIN T. ONDERDONK, D.D., BISHOP OF NEW YORK N.Y.: D. Appleton; Philadelphia: George S. Appleton, 1845. First edition. Stitched, as issued, with original printed rear wrapper present, but wrap lacking and much of paper on spine eroded. Approx. 9 X 5 1/2 inches; 333 pages; [l8]-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Slight corner creasing to first and last few leaves; a few light traces of foxing, but generally clean; very good. Benjamin Treadwell Onderdonk (1791-1861) was the Episcopal Bishop of New York from 1830 to 1861. As described in the present volume, he was charged with being " guilty of immorality and impurity," in that he improperly touched several women. These alleged transgressionswere recorded in affidavits gathered by the Bishops of Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia. Onderdonk was tried in the House of Bishops and suspended for his alleged misconduct. Throughout the acrimonious trial, Onderdonk persistently maintained his innocence and claimed that he was persecuted because of his theological views. He was a leading supporter of the Oxford Movement and his trial came on the heels of the controversy aroused by his ordination of Anthony Carey in 1843. During his initial interview, Carey had espoused views that some in the Episcopal clergy and laity interpreted as being overly sympathetic to Catholicism. Accusations against Carey and Onderdonk were printed, and some dioceses passed resolutions condemning Onderdonk. This controversy was still fresh when the present trial for molestation began. THE SUPREME COURT IN UNITED STATES HISTORY. IN 3 VOLUMES. by WARREN, CHARLES, Printing Information: Little, Brown & Co., Boston (1924) - Notes: Original cloth, 9 X 6 inches, a very good set of this important work. Illustrated.HARDY, Allison [pseud. of Vance Randolph]. KATE BENDER: THE KANSAS MURDERESS. THE HORRIBLE HISTORY OF AN ARCH KILLER. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, 1944. First edition. Original printed wrappers. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; 24 pages. Neat, one-inch split to base of spine; leaves a bit tanned as usual (this is an inexpensively produced pamphlet printed on cheap paper); still very good. An account of the serial murders perpetrated by Kate Bender and family (AKA the Bloody Benders) in Labette County Kansas.MARTIN, John Hill. MARTIN'S BENCH AND BAR OF PHILADELPHIA. TOGETHER WITH OTHER LISTS OF PERSONS APPOINTED TO ADMINISTER THE LAWS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA, AND THE PROVINCE AND COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. Philadelphia: Rees Welsh & (30., 1883. Black cloth with gold-stamped spine, 9 1/2 X 6 inches. First, limited edition. Copy number 72 of an unspecified number. Contains much useful information. Spine somewhat loosened and edges somewhat chipped. A very good copy. We are providing the above description as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $13.50

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8V Vintage EUROPEAN LITERARY & PRINTING HISTORY French Revolution Refugee Newspapers Plantin Moretus Fifteenth Century Studies Romantic Movement

Lot 5035: 8V Vintage EUROPEAN LITERARY & PRINTING HISTORY French Revolution Refugee Newspapers Plantin Moretus Fifteenth Century Studies Romantic Movement

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around European literary and printing history. We are including his original descriptions below. Titles are as follows: THE FRENCH-REFUGEE NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS IN THE U. S. 1789 - 1825. A DISSERTATION . . . by MARINO, SAML. J., Printing Information: Univ, Microfilms, Ann Arbor (1962) - Notes: 8vo, original blue wraps with title label, light wear, printed on the rectos, a few leaves lightly inked, ix, 385 leaves. Scarce. LAID IN: A pamphlet by Barthold, "Gazette Francoise, Newport, R. I., 1780-81." THE TWO FOR ONE MONEYLA FOLIE ET LES FOUS LITTERAIRES EN ESPAGNE 1500-1650. by RIGEARD, MARTINE, Printing Information: , Paris, (1972) () - Notes: Original boards, small label on spine, libr.. stamp on title page verso, otherwise very goodUITVINDING BOEKDRUKKUNST by NOORDZIEK, JAN JACOBUS FREDERIK], Printing Information: Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem (1854) - Notes: First edition. Also attributed to Jacobus Koning. Original printed wrappers, 6.5 X 5 inches, rubbed, spine wear. Portrait and illus's. [6], vi, 82, [1] pages. Small book label of J. H. Krelage, a leading Dutch florist. (Concerns Coster and the invention of printing.)LE MOUVEMENT ROMANTIQUE 1788 - 1850. ESSAI DE BIBLIOGRAPHIE ... by ESCOFFIER, MAURICE, Printing Information: Maison du Bibliophile, Paris (1934) - Notes: Auction catalog of over 1900 items, many annotated. lengthy Index. Original wrappers, edges chipped.FIFTEENTH CENTURY STUDIES, edited by Robert F. Yeager, Archon Books, 1984.PLANTIN: tHE MORETUS AND THEIR WORK, by Maurits Savve, L.J. Kryn, 1926.GEDICHTE by WARNCKE, PAUL, Printing Information: , Berlin (1926) - Notes: Gewidmet zur 13. Hauptversammlung der Maximilian Gesellschaft. Sm. 4to, original cloth-backed printed boards, unopened, very good. 1 OF 300 COPIES. Announcement tipped to end paper. An attractively printed work published on Warncke's 60th birthday. (Sculptor & poet who started out as a bookseller. SCARCE: OCLC cites only the Harvard copy and a copy in the State Library of Berlin.)IMPRIMEURS DES LIBRAIRES PARISIENS DE XVIe SIECLE. OUVRAGE PUBLIE D'APRES LES MANUSCRITS DE PHILIPPE RENOUARD PAR LA BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE. FACSCICULE BRUMEN by , Printing Information: , Paris (1984) - Notes: 4to, original printed wrappers, very good. Detailed descriptions. Plates We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $18.50

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Vintage FIRST DAY COVERS & ART PRINTS Arthur Rackham 1905 Willebeek le Mair 1922 FDCs 1940s-1960s

Lot 5036: Vintage FIRST DAY COVERS & ART PRINTS Arthur Rackham 1905 Willebeek le Mair 1922 FDCs 1940s-1960s

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Description: Details: This lot consists of a collection of First Day Covers, and two charming, original color prints by noted illustrators, which are matted and ready for framing or for retail. About one-fourth of the FDCs date from the 1940s and 1950s, with the dates of issue on the rest between 1960 and 1967. One print, dated 1905, is by Arthur Rackham; and the other, dated 1922, is by Willebeek le Mair.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This material is in very good condition.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $14.50

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J. E. Cornelissen ROUTES FROM STEAMERS FROM ADEN TO THE STRAITS OF SUNDA AND BACK 1872 Antique Navigation Wind Table Chart Fold-Out Maps

Lot 5037: J. E. Cornelissen ROUTES FROM STEAMERS FROM ADEN TO THE STRAITS OF SUNDA AND BACK 1872 Antique Navigation Wind Table Chart Fold-Out Maps

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Description: Title: Routes for Steamers from Aden to the Straits of Sunda and BackAuthor: J. E. CornelissenPublisher: E. StanfordCity: LondonYear: 1872Binding Style: Other - see descriptionPagination: 11 pages plus chart and 5 fold-out mapsWidth: 6.25" Height: 9.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is string bound in original blue printed wrappers. Spine is worn. Edges display slight chipping. Previous owner's name appears on front wrapper. Stamp and annotation in ink at top of title page. Pages display light foxing at margins. Stamp reads "From the Collection of Kinsell L. Coulson" (whose studies concerned atmospherics). Chart contains wind table in the Indian Ocean. Well-preserved maps show route from Adan to the Strait of Sunda, which lies between Sumatra and Java.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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12 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Sleep, My Dear One Sword My Brave Boy Wore Eagle of Freedom Empty Sleeve God Save Our Fatherland Voice of the Army Glory Hallelujah March Quickstep For the Lord is on Our Side Glorioso Galop When This War is Over

Lot 5038: 12 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Sleep, My Dear One Sword My Brave Boy Wore Eagle of Freedom Empty Sleeve God Save Our Fatherland Voice of the Army Glory Hallelujah March Quickstep For the Lord is on Our Side Glorioso Galop When This War is Over

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Description: Details: The antique sheet music in this lot all dates from the Civil War. Titles include"Sleep, My Dear One""The Sword My Brave Boy Wore""Eagle of Freedom""The Empty Sleeve""God Save Our Fatherland""The Voice of the Army""Glory Hallelujah March""Glory Hallelujah Quickstep""Glory Hallelujah!! For the Lord is on Our Side""The Glorioso Galop""When This War is Over I Will Come Back to Thee""When Sherman Marched Down to the Sea"To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This sheet music is in generally good condition, with signs of wear consistent with age and use.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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12V Victor Hugo WORKS 1888-1891 Antique Novels Les Miserables Notre Dame Toilers Of The Sea Man Who Laughs French Literature Decorative Leather Plates

Lot 5039: 12V Victor Hugo WORKS 1888-1891 Antique Novels Les Miserables Notre Dame Toilers Of The Sea Man Who Laughs French Literature Decorative Leather Plates

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Description: Title: WorksAuthor: Victor Hugo - Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights activist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France.In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, "Les Contemplations" and "La Légende des siècles" stand particularly high in critical esteem, and Hugo is sometimes identified as the greatest French poet. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels "Les Misérables" and "Notre-Dame de Paris" (also known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).Though a committed royalist when he was young, Hugo's views refined as the decades passed; he became a passionate supporter of republicanism, and his work touches upon most of the political and social issues and artistic trends of his time. He is buried in the Panthéon. Publisher: Little, Brown, and CompanyCity: BostonYear: 1888-1891Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 12 Complete: NoWidth: 5.5" Height: 7.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce "Library Edition" of the works of Victor Hugo, which includes "Les miserables" in five volumes, "Notre-Dame de Paris" in two volumes, "Toilers of the Sea" in two volumes, "The Man Who Laughs" in two volumes, and "Ninety-Three" in a single volume.Handsome antique set is bound in three-quarter leather over marbled paper-covered boards. Spines have raised bands, bright stamped gilt lettering and stamped floral patterns. Books with gilt top edges and marbled endpapers are in excellent condition. Work is illustrated with tissue-guarded plates.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $18.50

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10V Vintage COLLECTIBLE LITERATURE Signed Mario Puzo Don DeLillo William Golding John Edgar Wideman Bernard Malamud Ross MacDonald Gerin-Lajoie

Lot 5040: 10V Vintage COLLECTIBLE LITERATURE Signed Mario Puzo Don DeLillo William Golding John Edgar Wideman Bernard Malamud Ross MacDonald Gerin-Lajoie

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around collectible literature. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: ARCHER IN HOLLYWOOD. WITH A FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR by MACDONALD, ROSS, Printing Information: Knopf, N. Y. (1967) - Notes: First edition. Original cloth, nice copy, in the slightly worn dust wrapper. Lengthy N. Y. Times obituary laid in. Three novels: The Moving Target; The Way Some People Die; The Barbarous Coast. FOOLS DIE, A NOVEL by PUZO, MARIO, Printing Information: Putnam, (1978), N. Y. Notes: 3rd impression. Original two-tone cloth stamped in gold, nice copy in d.w. SIGNED inscription by Puzo. THE TWO DEATHS OF CHRISTOPHER MARTIN by GOLDING, William, Printing Information: Harcourt Brace and Company, New York (1956) - Notes: First US edition (published in England as Pincher Martin). Black paper and yellow cloth black-stamped spine in very good condition, dust jacket slightly worn at edges with small closed tear on front flap, price not clipped, in protective removable plastic sleeve. Pages clean and bright. A very nice copy. WEST OF ROME. TWO NOVELLAS by FANTE, JOHN, Printing Information: Black Sparrow Press, Santa Rosa (1986) - Notes: # 98 OF 176 NUMBERED DELUXE COPIES bound in boards by Earle Gray. Nice, with plain plastic protective wrapper. Striking title page typography & cover printed in several colors. ("My Dog Stupid" and "The Orgy.") JEAN RIVARD LE DEFRICHEUR . DEUXIEME EDITION - REVUE ET CORIGEE & JEAN RIVARD ECONOMISTE . DEUXIEME EDITION - REVUE ET CORIGEE by GERIN-LAJOIE, A[NTOINE], Printing Information: Rolland et Fils, 1874 & 1876, Montreal () - Notes: 2 volumes. First editions (sic - the "second edition" refers to previous periodical appearance; these are the first book editions.) Small octavos, later cloth, (similar but not matching), first part with both wrappers bound in, 2nd part with front wrapper bound in (both front wrappers have marginal soiling.) OCLC locates only 4 copies of the first part in the US & only 3 copies of the 2nd in the US. Only the Bibliotheque Nationale is cited for Europe. This 2-part novel praising and promoting the agrarian life has been a perennial favorite in Canada since its publication, and is a landmark in French-Canadian literature. DESCENSO A LOS INFIERNOS, BIOGRAFIA NOVELADA DE PABLO PICASSO. PRIMERA EDICION by JOHNSON, CARLOS A., Printing Information: Coleccion el Rimense-Neoyorquino, N. Y. (1998) - Notes: First edition. Original pictorial wrappers, excellent copy. THE MAGIC BARREL by MALAMUD, Bernard, Printing Information: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, New York (1958) - Notes: First edition, purple boards with colored stamp on front board and lilac cloth spine, very minor wear, dust jacket lightly worn with spine faded, light chipping to top of spine, price not clipped, in a protective removable plastic sleeve. Pages clean and bright, top edge stained grey, no marks. A nice copy. THE LYNCHERS by WIDEMAN, John Edgar, Printing Information: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York (1973) - Notes: First edition terracotta cloth boards with black-stamped spine, very good condition, binding tight. Unusually, comes with two dust jackets, both in very fine condition with the prices not clipped; outer jacket in removable protective plastic sleeve. Light foxing to end-papers and edges, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. A fine copy of this novel about race relations. THE NAMES by DELILLO, Don, Printing Information: Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1982) - Notes: First edition, tan bronze-stamped paper and sand cloth spine in very good condition without wearing, dust jacket very fine with light creasing to spine, no other wear, price not clipped, in removable protective sleeve. Paper clean, bright, and unmarked, light blue top edge. A very nice copy.We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50

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Antique PHOTOGRAPHS Tintypes Cabinet Cards Group Portrait Pictures

Lot 5041: Antique PHOTOGRAPHS Tintypes Cabinet Cards Group Portrait Pictures

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Description: Details: Fifteen tintypes are included in this lot of antique photographs, which also has cabinet cards, portraits, and group photos. One cabinet card is marked "Railroad Photo. Car.".To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These pictures are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging. Some tintypes show crazing.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $8.50

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8V Vintage & Antique COLLECTIBLE LITERATURE Dust Jackets William Faulkner Stories Gerhard Hauptmann P.H. Newby E. Phillips Oppenheim Elinor Mordaunt

Lot 5042: 8V Vintage & Antique COLLECTIBLE LITERATURE Dust Jackets William Faulkner Stories Gerhard Hauptmann P.H. Newby E. Phillips Oppenheim Elinor Mordaunt

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around collectible vintage & antique literature. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: A SEASON IN ENGLAND by NEWBY, P. H., Printing Information: Jonathan Cape, London (1951) - Notes: First edition, green boards in good condition with very slight wear to top/bottom of spine, dust jacket fine with very slight wear to top/bottom of spine and edges. Small ink inscription on final free end-paper, otherwise clean and unmarked, a very nice copy. EXIT A DICTATOR by OPPENHEIM, E. PHILLIPS, Printing Information: Hodder & Stoughton, (1939), London () - Notes: First edition. Original blue cloth, very good, in a vivid color dust wrapper (d.w. has a small piece gone from the top of the spine & slight corner wear.) EAST AND WEST, THE CONFESSIONS OF A PRINCESS. BY --- ? by LIZADA, Ma. Concepcion Claudio], Printing Information: Thomas Seltzer, N. Y. (1924) - Notes: First U. S. edition. Original cloth, some soiling along the bottom edge, in the worn but bright artistic dust wrapper. (Novel of Burma) LAURA CREICHTON by MORDAUNT, ELINOR, Printing Information: Small , Maynard, & Co., (1922), Boston () - Notes: First US edition. Original cloth, slight corner wear, in a worn d.w. (Story of a romance with "a stranger, of alien race - an 'under-man'" in which a bomb-thrower kills a general.) COLLECTED SHORT STORIES ... VOLUMES 1 & 2 (OF 3) by FAULKNER, WILLIAM, Printing Information: Chatto & Windus, London (1958) - Notes: First UK edition. Massey 432. Vol. 1: Uncle Willy & Other Stories; Vol. 2: These Thirteen. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth, small notation on rear blanks, otherwise very good, in dust wrappers. PHANTOM, A NOVEL ... by HAUPTMANN, GERHART, Printing Information: B. W. Huebsch, N. Y. (1922) - Notes: First US edition, and probably the first edition in English (the London edition was dated 1923.) Original decorated cloth, excellent copy, in the edge-chipped dust wrapper. Bookplate of the famous collector and librettist, Harry Bache Smith. (Murder mystery.)We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. This lot also includes "The Rogue's Road," by Virgil Markham. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. Please note that the condition of the dust jackets is variable, with some showing more wear than others.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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14 Pc. Antique MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE Ephemera Civil War Ordnance Armaments Washington Navy Yard Postcards Lewis Nixon Naval Architect George Bomford W.M. Folger R.L. Phythian W.C. Whitney B.F. Tracy

Lot 5043: 14 Pc. Antique MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE Ephemera Civil War Ordnance Armaments Washington Navy Yard Postcards Lewis Nixon Naval Architect George Bomford W.M. Folger R.L. Phythian W.C. Whitney B.F. Tracy

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Description: Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The items in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature correspondence and other ephemera of a military nature, or on related topics, such as arms dealing. We are including his original descriptions of each item as listed below: 22. George Bornford. Single handwritten sheet, one-sided, approx. 9.5" X 7.75", 22 lines. Dated May 26th 1817, Washington, addressed to former President James Madison, regarding a contract for gun stocks for the US. Armory. It begins "Agreably [sic] to your favor of the 7th inst-, the inclosed [sic] contract has been made out and blanks left for inserting the name of the Contractor, the total No. of gun stocks,/ not exceeding twelve thousand per annum," mentions inspections, and ends with "My best respects to Mrs Madison and Mr Todd." Minor creases from folding with small tear along one crease, pasted to flexible board backing along one edge, overall fine. Bomford was a military officer from New York who served in the ordnance department during the War of 1812, and introduced a bomb cannon of his own devising called a columbiad. He continued to work in ordnances, arsenals, arms, and munitions until his death in 1848. (See also #26.) 23. W. M. Folger. Single handwritten sheet folded in half to make two leaves, written on recto and verso of first leaf and recto of second sheet, approximately 8" X 5", 16 + 17 + 7 lines. Dated and located Aug 17 '86, Fitchburg Mass, addressed to General [W. B.] Franklin, discussing travel and armaments, including mention of acquiring a Gatling: "We have been making some steel bullet (.45 cal) experiments and I think it nearly time to talk of a Gatling for this missile." Lightly toned, some crease marks from folding. Franklin was a Union Army general and personal friend of Ulysses S. Grant; after the war he became Vice-President of the Colt Firearms Manufacturing Company and served as such until 1888, when he retired. Folger worked in the U. S. Navy's Bureau of Ordnance.24. R. L. Phythian, W(illiarn) C(ollins) Whitney, B(enjamin) F(ranklin) Tracy. Five handwritten and typed sheets of lined and unlined paper, one-sided, each approx. 10" X 8". A set of naval orders for Lewis Nixon, who served as a naval architect and designed the three Indiana-class battleships, the USS Indiana, the USS Massachusetts, and the USS Oregon. He later leased the Crescent Shipyard and oversaw the construction of America's first submarines, and from 1904-1906 he supervised the construction of torpedo boats for the tsar Nicholas II. His expertise was called upon after the sinking of the Titanic. Nixon was also a delegate to the Democratic National Convention seven times, a friend and supporter of William Jennings Bryan, the three-time Democratic presidential nominee, and a New York public servant, serving as State Superintendent of Public Works and then as New York City's Regulatory Public Service Commissioner. Included are four unused B&W photograph postcards of the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., produced by I. & M. Ottenheimer:a. R(obert) L. Phythian. Address of H. A. Goldsborough, Acting Chief of Bureau, on verso, sixteen lines. Dated and located August 29, 1887, U. S. Naval Observatory, Washington, for Lewis Nixon, notification of a board meeting to discuss "specifications for 'floating batteries or rams, or other Naval structures to be used for coast and harbor defense'." Creases from folding, minor chip at lower corner. Signed by Phythian. Robert L.Phythian was a Navy officer who was the first superintendent of the New York Nautical Academy, and later served as superintendent for both the U. S. Naval Observatory and the Naval Academy.b. W(illiam) C(ollins) Whitney. Approximately sixteen lines with additionalcountersigns and stamping. Dated and located 11th August, 1887, Navy Department, Washington, with addresses on verso for J. D. Wilson, Chief Constructor, H. A. Goldsborough, and two others, with countersign from Lewis Nixon and stamp from the Navy Pay Office. Minor creases from folding. William Collins Whitney was Secretary of the Navy from 1885 to 1889 as part of the first Cleveland administration, and promoted the adoption of the technology necessary for building steel steamships and modern naval guns. He was also a dedicated thoroughbred horse breeder. c. B(enjamin) F(ranklin) Tracy. thirteen lines with additional countersigns and stamping. Dated and located April 4, 1889, Navy Department, Washington, countersigned by Captain E. O. Matthews and with stamp of the U. S. Navy Pay Office. Some darkening at lower edge, minor creases from folding. Tracy was Secretary of the Navy from 1889 to 1893 under President Benjamin Harrison, where he played a major role in creating the "New Navy" reforms and supported the construction of new battleships, including the three lndiana-class battleships designed by Nixon. Edmund O. Matthews spearheaded the development of several early underwater weapons, including the torpedo, though the design he and his assistants developed for self-propelled torpedoes was never used.d. W(illiam) C(ollins) Whitney. Fourteen lines plus countersigns and stamp.Dated 16 January, 1888, addressed to Assistant Naval Constructor Lewis Nixon, naval orders, signed by Whitney as Secretary of the Navy With countersigns from J. D. Wilson, Chief Constructor, and stamp from the Navy Pay Office dated Mar. 8. Minor creases from folding, slight darkening at one corner, fine overall.25. John Goddard Watmough. Single handwritten sheet, one-sided, approximately 6.5" X 8", approximately fifteen lines. Undated save for pencil note on verso reading 23 June 1814, a set of orders requesting forty rounds of shrapnel shells. Creases from folding, minor closed tear at one corner, minor tape repairs to verso, somewhat toned. Watmough was a Pennsylvanian who served in the House of Representatives for the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses, and was also high sheriff of Philadelphia in 1835 and 1836. He also served in the Pennsylvania Militia during the War of 1812, achieving the rank of First Lieutenant for gallant conduct during the defense of Fort Erie.26. George Bomford. Single handwritten sheet, double-sided, approximately 9.5" X 7.75", 17 + 5 lines. Dated and located Feb 9th 1828, Ordnance Dept, Washington, addressed to Major M(ilo) Mason at Fort Washington, MD, regarding an order of cannon and carriages. Minor creases from folding, three very minor tears not affecting text. Bomford was a military officer from New York who served in the ordnance department during the War of 1812, and introduced a bomb cannon of his own devising called a columbiad. He continued to work in ordnances, arsenals, arms, and munitions until his death in 1848. Mason served in artillery units and as Deputy-General Quartermaster.We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these items for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. Condition / Notes: The condition of each item is consistent with Mr. Kane's description.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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7 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Camp Troubles! Hark, the Bugle Resounds Here's Your Mule Gen. Burnside's Quick Step Strike! Ye Sons of Liberty Parson Brownlow's Quick Step Under the Daisies Our Country's Songs

Lot 5044: 7 Pc. Antique CIVIL WAR SHEET MUSIC Camp Troubles! Hark, the Bugle Resounds Here's Your Mule Gen. Burnside's Quick Step Strike! Ye Sons of Liberty Parson Brownlow's Quick Step Under the Daisies Our Country's Songs

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Description: Details: The antique sheet music in this lot all dates from the Civil War. The items in this lot have pictorial covers or are printed in colored ink. Titles include"Camp Troubles! Hark, the Bugle Resounds""Here's Your Mule""Gen. Burnside's Quick Step""Strike! Ye Sons of Liberty""Parson Brownlow's Quick Step""Under the Daisies""Our Country's Songs"To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This sheet music is in generally good condition, with signs of wear consistent with age and use.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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Vintage & Antique AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY Car Brand Development Advertising Ephemera Obscure Automobiles Electric Cars

Lot 5045: Vintage & Antique AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY Car Brand Development Advertising Ephemera Obscure Automobiles Electric Cars

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Description: Details: These antique and vintage advertisements in this lot were excised from many different magazines published from the 1910s through the 1950s, promoting a wide variety of automobile types and dozens of brands. Most of these manufacturers no longer exist, and have become so obscure that only dedicated car mavens have heard of them. Among the better-known names are Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg, Essex, Franklin, Hupmobile, Locomobile, LaSalle, Marmon, Maxwell, Pierce Arrow, Rolls Royce, Reo, and Stutz. Also included are ads for early electric cars. Most of these ads are in black and white.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This material is generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $33.50

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Antique FAMOUS ILLUSTRATORS EPHEMERA N.C. Wyeth Norman Rockwell Harrison Fisher Maxfield Parrish James Montgomery Flagg Alberto Vargas Norman Mingo Saturday Evening Post WWII Posters Lithographs Color Plates

Lot 5046: Antique FAMOUS ILLUSTRATORS EPHEMERA N.C. Wyeth Norman Rockwell Harrison Fisher Maxfield Parrish James Montgomery Flagg Alberto Vargas Norman Mingo Saturday Evening Post WWII Posters Lithographs Color Plates

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Description: Details: Colorful antique and vintage magazine illustrations by notable artists comprise this ephemera lot, which features eye-catching, period-style pictures. Popular illustrators from the first four decades of the twentieth century are featured, such as N.C. Wyeth, Norman Rockwell, Harrison Fisher, Maxfield Parrish, James Montgomery Flagg, Alberto Vargas, and Norman Mingo. Their work adorns cover pages, advertisements, color plates from books, calendars, World War II posters, lithographs, etc.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These pages are typically in good condition, protected by cardboard and plastic.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $38.50

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Antique Catholic HOLY CARDS Fancy Die-Cut Lace 19th C. Saints Virgin Mary Jesus Sacred Heart German Italian

Lot 5047: Antique Catholic HOLY CARDS Fancy Die-Cut Lace 19th C. Saints Virgin Mary Jesus Sacred Heart German Italian

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Description: Details: This lot consists of antique Roman Catholic holy cards. Many of these cards are fancy, featuring lacy die-cuts, gold ink, chromolithographs, and other decorative flourishes. A few cards are in German or Italian. Many different saints are pictured, in addition to Jesus, the Sacred Heart, and the Virgin Mary. There are well over fifty cards.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These cards are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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9 Pc. Antique MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE Ephemera Civil War Ordnance Armaments Gatling Early Machine Gun Spanish-American World War I Basil Zaharoff Thomas Childs James A. Drain Alfred Mordecai Laurence Benet Charles Noe Daly Henry Metcalfe

Lot 5048: 9 Pc. Antique MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE Ephemera Civil War Ordnance Armaments Gatling Early Machine Gun Spanish-American World War I Basil Zaharoff Thomas Childs James A. Drain Alfred Mordecai Laurence Benet Charles Noe Daly Henry Metcalfe

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Description: Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The items in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature correspondence and other ephemera of a military nature, or on related topics, such as arms dealing. We are including his original descriptions of each item as listed below: 27. Unsigned. Single handwritten sheet, one-sided, approximately 5.5" X 7.75", eleven lines laying out the ranks of engineers in service of a state militia. Vertical crease down the center from folding, otherwise fine.28. Unknown. Single handwritten sheet, one-sided, approx. 6.25" X 7.75", nine lines. Dated and located 23d March 1830, U. S. Arsenal, Washington, a receipt for three sets of muskets in various states received from Major M. Mason, noted as a signed duplicate. Minor crease from folding with small tear not affecting text. Second copy included.29. Basil Zaharoff. Single handwritten sheet in two columns, double-sided, approximately 7.25" X 10.5", 11 + 11 + 3. Dated and located 22nd February 1923, Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo, addressed to Mrs. Lawton, a brief but friendly letter in reply to a letter sent to him and his sister Sevasty; "My sister Sevasty, who is here with me, and l, are very pleased to receive your letter and newspaper cutting, the former of which reminds us of old times. The newspapers, for many years past, do not leave me alone, but that cannot be helped," with a bold signature. Creases from folding. Zaharoff was a Greek born in the Ottoman Empire and raised in Russia and Istanbul who became an arms dealer with a reputation for corruption and dirty-dealing. He helped Hiram Maxim's design for a machine gun become popular, joined the Vickers board of directors after the company bought out Maxim's, and was heavily involved in World War I, particularly in convincing Greece to side with the Allies. After the war, he helped revive the casino at Monte Carlo. Zaharoff was also an associate of the actress Sarah Bernhardt and her husband Jacques Damala.30. Thomas Childs. Single handwritten sheet, one-sided with address on verso, approximately 9.75" X 8", sixteen lines. Dated and located U. S. Arsenal, Washington, 22d May, 1829, addressed to Major M. Mason from Childs, "Lt Conel pro. tem.," regarding an invoice for bayonet scabbards (not present). Minor creasing from folding, one minor hole not affecting text, fine overall. Childs fought in the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars, and the Mexican Wars, and for a time commanded Fort McHenry in Baltimore before taking a post in Florida.31. Charles Noe Daly. Single typed sheet, one-sided, approx. 11.75" x 7.25", fifteen lines, signed by Daly. Dated and located Feb. 9, l912, New York, addressed to Mr. Ward at Pennsylvania State College in Susquehanna, inquiring as to the availability of some home-made pistols featured in the "National Sportsman," With printed photograph of Daly's trophy room. Some chipping at top and bottom, light toning to edges, somewhat fragile, minor creases from folding, with some tape repairs on verso. Daly was Canadian by birth and served as Consul at Guelph for many years, and was a noted firearms collector, bequeathing some of his collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.32. A(lfred) Mordecai (Jr.). Single handwritten sheet of lined paper folded in half to make two leaves, writing on recto and verso of first leaf and recto of second, approximately 10.5" X 8", 18 + 21 + 9 lines. Dated and located July 14, 1891, New York Arsenal, New York City, addressed to Lieut. R. H. Patterson at Fort Wadsworth, regarding discrepancies in an invoice of May 13/91 with an invoice by Mordecai of cannon supplies, including rammers, sponges, sponge heads, and cartridge bags. Light toning, some creases from folding, good overall. Alfred Mordecai Jr. was a Jewish soldier in the Union Army Who was made lieutenant colonel in 1865, and brevetted brigadier general upon retiring from the army. He served as Superintendent and Commandant of the Springfield Armory from 1892 to 1898. His father, Alfred Mordecai, had served as an instructor at West Point, and later on the Ordnance Board, where he instituted scientific testing of munitions and new weapons systems, but he resigned his commission at the start of the Civil War because he refused to take sides. Patterson served during the Spanish-American War.33. Laurence V(incent) Benet. Two handwritten sheets stapled together with letterhead "Laurence V. Benet, 2101 Connecticut Avenue, Washington 8, D. C.," each sheet one-sided, approximately 10.25" X 6.5", 35 + 14 lines. Dated March 14th, 1944, addressed to Mr. Arthur T. Ward at 50 Church Street, New York, NY, in response to a letter inquiring about the development of the Hotchkiss M1909 Benet-Mercie machine gun, and Benet's relationship with Hotchkiss. Minor rusting in one corner from staples, faint creases from folding, fine overall. Benet was born at West Point, the son of a Union brigadier general, and went overseas in 1885 to work as engineer in the Hotchkiss & Cie company in Paris, Where he helped develop an early machine gun. His nephew Stephen Vincent Benet was the author of the epic poem, "John Brown's Body."34. James A. Drain. Single typed sheet with letterhead "Arms and the Man, formerly Shooting and Fishing. 299 Broadway," one-sided, approximately 11" X 8.5", eleven lines, signed by Drain. Dated and located January 30, 1908, New York, addressed to Major James H. Manning at 39 Columbia Street, Albany, NY, accepting an invitation to the annual dinner of the National Guard Association of the State of New York. Minor creases from folding, light wear at edges, good overall. Drain was Editor-in-Chief of "Arms and the Man," a shooting periodical which became the "American Rifleman," and was Secretary and President of the NRA.35. Henry Metcalfe. Four handwritten sheets of lined paper, double-sided, approximately 10.5" x 8", 18 lines on recto of each sheet, 21 on the verso. Dated and located April 17, 1874, National Armory, Springfield, Mass, addressed to "My dear General Ward," thanking the general for a $150 cheque and discussing various military patents and business, including mention of a Col. Rice (presumably Edmund Rice, who served in several battles during the Civil War, the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, and the Philippine-American War, and received the Medal of Honor) in contact with the English War Office. Minor creases from folding, overall fine. Metcalfe was an inventor and the assistant ordnance officer at the Springfield Armory 1870-1875.We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these items for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. Condition / Notes: The condition of each item is consistent with Mr. Kane's description.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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5V Naval Institute Press U.S. NAVY SHIPS Battleships Cruisers Small Combatants Norman Friedman Submarines Steel Navy John D. Alden

Lot 5049: 5V Naval Institute Press U.S. NAVY SHIPS Battleships Cruisers Small Combatants Norman Friedman Submarines Steel Navy John D. Alden

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Description: Book Details: The Naval Institute Press published all five of the following titles which constitute this lot:"The Fleet Submarine in the U.S. Navy," by John D. Alden"The American Steel Navy," by John D. Alden"U.S. Cruisers," by Norman Friedman"U.S. Battleships," by Norman FriedmanU.S. Small Combatants," by Norman FriedmanTo inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: The two books by John Alden are in like-new condition. Dust jackets on the three books by Norman Friedman are missing, in fair condition, and in poor condition. The spine on "U.S. Cruisers" is loose.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $20.50

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9V Vintage BIBLIOGRAPHY & BOOKS ON BOOKS Lewis Carroll B. Traven Baron Corvo Thomas Paine Knut Hamsun J.J. Rousseau Siegfried Sassoon

Lot 5050: 9V Vintage BIBLIOGRAPHY & BOOKS ON BOOKS Lewis Carroll B. Traven Baron Corvo Thomas Paine Knut Hamsun J.J. Rousseau Siegfried Sassoon

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Description: Book Details: We at National Book Auctions are honored to be handling the inventory of life-long book merchant and ABAA member emeritus, Norman Kane. The books in this lot came from Mr. Kane's considerable holdings and feature titles themed around literary history, bibliography, and books on books. Where possible, we are including his original descriptions as listed below: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES WEST THOMSON, by Charles F. Heartman. The Book Farm, 1941. Good condition in paper wrappers. Frontispiece. Number one of 99 copies. No. 60 of Heartman's Historical Series.KNUT HAMSUN, EN BIBLIOGRAFI by OSTBY, ARVID, Printing Information: Gyldenal Norsk, Oslo, &c. (1972) - Notes: First edition. Original wrappers, edges of spine rubbed, xviii, [1], 316 pages. (Important Norwegian novelist whose popularity plummeted due to his pro-fascist views during the War. He even visited Hitler to plead for Norway, to no avail.)A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FREDERICK ROLFE, BARON CORVO by Cecil Woolf. London: Rubert Hart-Davis, revised 1972. Original dust jacket, good condition. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SIEGFRIED SASSOON by Geoffrey Keynes. London: Rubert Hart-Davis, 1962. No dust jacket, good condition. A HANDBOOK OF THE LITERATURE OF C.L. DODGSON (LEWIS CARROLL), by Sidney Herbert Williams & Falconer Madan, Oxford University Press, 1931. Rubbed edges, generally good condition. THOMAS PAINE: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST OF COMMON SENSE, by Richard Gimbel. Yale University Press, 1956.B. TRAVEN, A BIBLIOGRAPHY, by Edward N. Treverton. Scarecrow Press, 1999. In very good condition.We are providing the above descriptions as written by Mr. Kane when he prepared these books for sale. We have not confirmed nor updated the content but naturally, have considerable confidence in Mr. Kane's cataloging prowess. Please apply your own expertise to verify the information in these descriptions and email us with any questions. Condition / Notes: These books are typically in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloging.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.50

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