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Auction Description for The Gallery at Knotty Pine: Antique & Estate Books Auction
Viewing Notes:
Preview: Fri. April 25th 12 - 6 PM, Sat. April 26th 9-11 AM or by appointment.
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All internet purchases must be paid for by credit card within 3 business days from the date of the purchase or billing date unless prior arrangements have been made, NO EXCEPTIONS!

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Antique & Estate Books Auction

by The Gallery at Knotty Pine

Platinum House

373 lots with images

April 26, 2014

Live Auction

Route 10, Box 96

West Swanzey, NH, 03469 USA

Phone: (603)-352-2313

Fax: 603-352-5019

Email: kpa@inc-net.com

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AMERICAN ART -  4 Volumes [+ 1 other - Gospel Book]

Lot 1: AMERICAN ART - 4 Volumes [+ 1 other - Gospel Book]

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Description: *American Art and American Art Collectors edited by Walter Montgomery - 2 Volumes (1889) Boston: E.W. Walker & Co. Vol. I disbound, Poor to Good. *Essays on American Art and Artists (1896) NY: Eastern Art League, disbound, Fair. *The American Art Review, Vol. II, Second Division (1881) Boston: Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, Fair, some pages detached, ex-lib

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Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods by Richard Wagner, Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Lot 2: Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods by Richard Wagner, Illustrations by Arthur Rackham

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Description: (1911) 1st Ed., London: William Heinemann. Complete with 30 colour tipped-in plates, as called for, with tissue guards intact. Bound in half cloth and gilt illustrated paper over boards [gilt on spine dimmed, gilt on front cover bright]

Condition Report: Good Condition, front hinge split, binding tight, edge/corner wear to covers, front cover rubbed

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ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM - 2 Volumes

Lot 3: ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM - 2 Volumes

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Description: The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie (1928) London: William Heinemann. Complete with 34 colour tipped-in plates, as called for, with tissue guards intact. *Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods by Richard Wagner (1924) London: William Heinemann. Complete with 30 colour tipped-in plates, as called for, with tissue guards intact. Uniformly bound in tan cloth, with bindings and hinges tight

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Lot 4: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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Description: (1909) 1st Ed., London: J. M. Dent & Co. Complete with 12 colour plates, as called for. Bound in 3/4 leather and marbled paper, raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, binding and hinges tight

Condition Report: Very Good Condition, occasional foxing

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English Fairy Tales Retold by Flora Annie Steel, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Lot 5: English Fairy Tales Retold by Flora Annie Steel, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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Description: (1922) NY: The Macmillan Company. Complete with 16 colour plates, as called for, with tissue guards intact, black & white text illustrations throughout. Bound in red cloth, with gilt illustrations on front cover [spine gilt dimmed, cover bright]

Condition Report: Very Good

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The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Lot 6: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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Description: (1909) 1st Edition, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co. Complete with 40 colour tipped-in plates, as called for, with tissue guards intact. Bound in half leather and paper over boards, gilt bright

Condition Report: Very Good, with bookplate

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The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table, Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Lot 7: The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table, Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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Description: (1917) 1st Amer. Ed., NY: The Macmillan Company. Complete with 16 colour plates, with tissue guards intact, along with 7 black & white plates, all as called for. Bound in green cloth, gilt bright, binding and hinges tight

Condition Report: Very Good++ Condition, owners name on ffp

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ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM - 2 Volumes

Lot 8: ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM - 2 Volumes

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Description: *The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby (1907) London: J. M. Dent & Co. Complete with 24 colour tipped-in plates, with tissue guards intact, along with 12 tinted plates, and text illustrations throughout, all as called for. Bound in green cloth, with gilt illustration, , top edges gilt, deckled page edges, binding and hinges tight, Very Good Condition. *Undine by De La Motte Fouque (1909) 1st Ed., London: William Heinemann. Complete with 15 colour tipped-in plates, as called for, with tissue guards intact. Bound in half cloth and illustrated paper over boards, with binding and hinges tight, Cover Good, Interior VG

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J. M. Barrie, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Lot 9: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J. M. Barrie, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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Description: (1907) NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Complete with 50 colour tipped-in illustrations, as called for, with tissue guards intact. Bound in green cloth, with gilt illustration, binding and hinges tight

Condition Report: Covers in Good++ Condition, showing edge wear on backstrip, spine darkened. Interior in Very Good Condition

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Pamphlets on Communism and Socialism - 47 Items

Lot 10: Pamphlets on Communism and Socialism - 47 Items

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Description: Includes *Stool-Pigeon by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1949) NY: New Century Pub. *The Fight Against Hitlerism by Foster & Minor (1941) NY: Workers Library Pub. *Manifest der Kommunistischen Internationale (1919) Chicago Labor Printing Co. *Spy College at Chateau Pourtalet by Sergei Golyakov (1968) Moscow: Novosti Press Agency. *To Defend Assassins is to Help Fascism by Georgi Dimitroff (1937) NY: Workers Library Pub. *The Path of Negro Liberation by Benjamin J. Davis (1947) NY: New Century Pub. Along with others

Condition Report: Good to Very Good Conditions

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The Fugitive Slave Bill.  Enacted by the United States Congress, and Approved by the President, Millard Fillmore, September 18, 1850

Lot 10A: The Fugitive Slave Bill. Enacted by the United States Congress, and Approved by the President, Millard Fillmore, September 18, 1850

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Description: (1854) FIRST EDITION, Boston: Printed and For Sale at 145 Hanover Street. 8pp with black borders, with the rear cover engraving of "The Boston Police executing the infamous law, in the case if Simms, who was delivered into the hands of the oppressor, between the hours of moon-setting and sun-rising, in 1851". Corner loss on the last leaf, affecting a few words of text, not affecting the engraved image. Fair to Good Condition

Condition Report: EX-BENNINGTON MUSEUM, no library marks.

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ANTI-SLAVERY - 3 Books / Pieces

Lot 10B: ANTI-SLAVERY - 3 Books / Pieces

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Description: *Report of the Proceedings of the Great Anti-Slavery Meeting Held in the Rev. Mr. Cairns's Church, on Wednesday, 23d September, 1846, Including the Speeches of Wm. Lloyd Garrison, Esq. and Frederick Douglass, Esq. Taken in Short Hand by Cincinnatus. 16pp, uncut sheet, Very Good [light foxing to front page]. *[Printed for the American Anti-Slavery Society] Speech of Wendell Phillips, at the Melodeon, Thursday Evening, Jan. 27, 1853. [Phonographically Reported by J. M. W. Yerrinton]. 32pp, 3pp, [1], single stitch sewn, no covers, , light foxing, Good. *Vermont's Anti-Slavery and Underground Railroad Record with a Map and Illustrations by Wilbur H. Siebert (1937) Columbus, Ohio: The Spahr and Glenn Co., Good.

Condition Report: EX-BENNINGTON MUSEUM

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GETTYSBURG - 6 Volumes / Pieces

Lot 10C: GETTYSBURG - 6 Volumes / Pieces

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Description: *Gettysburg Battlefield Directory, with Index by B. Bachelder, with the folding map, VG/VG. *Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views of the Battle-Field of Gettysburg (c1860) Gettysburg: W. H. Tipton, VG. *Gettysburg: How the Battle Was Fought by Capt. James T. Long (1890) 1st Ed., PA: Thomas Printing House, with folding map [map VG], Good Condition. *Vermont at Gettysburgh. A Sketch of the Part Taken by the Vermont Troops by G. G. Benedict (1870) 1st Ed., Burlington: The Free Press Assoc., Fair, with the bookplate of Hall Park McCullough [hinges split]. Along with others in VG Condition

Condition Report: EX-BENNINGTON MUSEUM

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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment) by Lieutenant-Colonel Benjamin F. Cook

Lot 10D: History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment) by Lieutenant-Colonel Benjamin F. Cook

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Description: (1882) 1st Ed., Boston: Twelfth (Webster) Regiment Association. 167pp, bound in original brown cloth, with the map in the back pocket, and 3 plates, with tissue guards intact, binding and hinges tight, in a protective mylar jacket

Condition Report: Very Good Condition, with the map in VG Condition (no tears)

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CIVIL WAR - 2 Volumes

Lot 10E: CIVIL WAR - 2 Volumes

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Description: *Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain in the War of the Great Rebellion 1861-62 by George H. Gordon (1883) 1st Ed., Cambridge: Riverside Press. Complete with all maps and plates, as called for. Inscribed "George O. Proctor / from / Capt. Henry N. Comey / of the 2nd Regiment, / Danvers / Mass. / Note see page 241" where Comey is mentioned, Good Condition. *Services of the Tenth New York Volunteers (National Zouaves,) in the War of the Rebellion by Charles W. Cowtan (1882) 1st Ed., NY: Charles H. Ludwig, Publisher. With illustrations and maps, Good Condition

Condition Report: Both in protective mylar jackets

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Asher & Adams' New Commercial, Topographical, and Statistical Atlas and Gazetteer of the United States: With Maps Showing The Dominion of Canada, Europe and the World

Lot 10F: Asher & Adams' New Commercial, Topographical, and Statistical Atlas and Gazetteer of the United States: With Maps Showing The Dominion of Canada, Europe and the World

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Description: (1872) NY: Asher & Adams. [6], 6-253pp, [14 Classification of Prominent Firms] [4], 6-121pp, with 29 full page hand-colored copper-plate maps. Rebound in 3/4 leather, with original cloth, new endpapers, with binding and hinges tight.

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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NEW HAMPSHIRE REGIMENTS IN THE CIVIL WAR - 2 Volumes

Lot 10G: NEW HAMPSHIRE REGIMENTS IN THE CIVIL WAR - 2 Volumes

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Description: *History of the Ninth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion edited by Edward O. Lord (1895) 1st Ed., Concord, NH: Printed by the Republican Press Association, with photographs throughout, bound in original green cloth, with binding and hinges tight, in a protective mylar cover, VG. *A History of the Eleventh New Hampshire Regiment Volunteer Infantry in the Rebellion War 1861-1865 by Leander W. Cogswell (1891) Concord, NH: Printed by Republican Press Association. Bound in 3/4 leather and cloth, with tissue guarded frontis, plates throught, and a folding map in VG condition, binding tight, Good to VG Condition

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MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTS IN THE CIVIL WAR - 2 Volumes

Lot 10H: MASSACHUSETTS REGIMENTS IN THE CIVIL WAR - 2 Volumes

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Description: *History of the Nineteenth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865 Issued by the History Committee (1906) Salem, MA: The Salem Press Co., with plates throughout. In Near Fine Condition, with a protective mylar cover. *History of the Forty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia "The Cadet Regiment" compiled by Albert W. Mann (1908) 1st Ed., bound in navy blue cloth, with binding and hinges tight, printed on fine glossy paper, with plates throught. In VG+ Condition [bumped corner to front cover], in a protective mylar cover

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Concionum Opus / Concionum Sylva Nova Seu Auctarium in Festa Totius Anni by R. P. Matthiae Fabri - Volumes I through V  [THEOLOGY]

Lot 11: Concionum Opus / Concionum Sylva Nova Seu Auctarium in Festa Totius Anni by R. P. Matthiae Fabri - Volumes I through V [THEOLOGY]

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Description: (1859-1866) Neapoli: Ex Typis Francisci Ferrante, Et Socii. Uniformly bound in 3/4 vellum and marbled paper, leather spine labels intact

Condition Report: Fair to Good Condition. One with covers & backstrip detached, edge/corner wear to covers

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CHILDREN'S & JUVENILE - 21 Volumes

Lot 12: CHILDREN'S & JUVENILE - 21 Volumes

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Description: *Aesop Junior in America (1834) 1st Ed., NY: Printed for the Author by Mahlon Day [may lack leaves between the title and "To the Reader?] Frontis, title, [1], viii, [1], 4-238pp, Poor Condition with occasional page tear, damp marks, lacks backstrip. *The North American Arithmetic. Part First by Frederick Emerson (1839) Boston: Jenks and Palmer. Fair, with occasional pencil notation, one corner tear. *The Swiss Family Robinson edited by William H.G. Kingston (1882) NY: Routledge & Sons, Ltd., VG. *Half Hours With the Bible (c1880) NY: McLoughlin Brothers, Good to VG. *Frogs and the Ballet by Donald Elliott, ills by Clinton Arrowood (1979) with dj, VG/VG. * TASHA TUDOR - A is for Anna Belle, VG. *Introduction to the National Arithmetic on the Inductive System by Benjamin Greenleaf (1858) Boston: Robert S. Davis & Co., Good. Along with others in Fair to VG Condition

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RELIGIOUS LITERATURE - 6 Volumes

Lot 13: RELIGIOUS LITERATURE - 6 Volumes

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Description: *Oeuvres De Bossuet, Vol. I, III & IV (1841) Paris: Didot Freres, in half leather, VG. *Oeuvres De Massillon, Eveque De Clermont, Vol. I & II (1838) Paris: Didot Freres, in half leather and marbled paper. Good to VG [foxing]. *La Filosofia Christiana el P. Gioacchino Ventura - 3 Volumes in One Book (1862) Napoli: Gabriele Sarracino, in half leather and marbled paper, VG

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CIVIL WAR - 4 Volumes

Lot 14: CIVIL WAR - 4 Volumes

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Description: *Hardtack and Coffee or The Unwritten Story of Army Life by John D. Billings, ills by Charles W. Reed (1888) Boston: George M. Smith & Co. Binding loose, otherwise, VG. *The Letters and Journals of General Nicholas Longworth Anderson 1854-1892 (1942) NY: Revell Co., with a dust jacket, VG++/VG. *My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative of Four Years Personal Experience by Mary A. Livermore (1896) Hartford: A.D. Worthington and Co., VG++. *The Blue and the Gray Series - Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic (1892) Boston: Lee and Shepard, VG

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Japanese Book of Block Prints with Watercolour

Lot 15: Japanese Book of Block Prints with Watercolour

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Description: Accordian style binding, padded cloth covers with a paper label. Twelve block prints on pith paper, with watercolour, depicting cranes, tree peonies, geese, hares, chrysanthemums, iris and such. Handwritten Japanese text on the endpaper.

Condition Report: Good Condition, front cover detached

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Chronicles of Border Warfare, or A History of the Settlement by the Whites, of North-Western Virginia: and of the Indian Wars and Massacres by Alexander S. Withers  - SOUTHERN IMPRINT

Lot 15A: Chronicles of Border Warfare, or A History of the Settlement by the Whites, of North-Western Virginia: and of the Indian Wars and Massacres by Alexander S. Withers - SOUTHERN IMPRINT

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Description: (1831) 1st Ed., Clarksburg, VA,: Joseph Israel. 319pp, [2], bound in full contemporary leather, with leather spine label intact.

Condition Report: Covers show edge/corner wear, with edge loss to upper backstrip, interior foxing, bookplate / ownership, Good Condition

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The History of the Church of Malabar, From the Time of Its Being First Discover'd by the Portuguezes in the Year 1501. Giving an Account of the Persecutions and Violent Methods of the Roman Prelates, to Reduce them to the Subjection of the Church of

Lot 15B: The History of the Church of Malabar, From the Time of Its Being First Discover'd by the Portuguezes in the Year 1501. Giving an Account of the Persecutions and Violent Methods of the Roman Prelates, to Reduce them to the Subjection of the Church of

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Description: (1694) 1st Edition, London: Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford. [24], 443pp, [5], bound in half leather and marbled paper, marbled endpapers, with binding tight.

Condition Report: Covers in Good Condition [but back cover nearly detached], Interior in Very Good Condition, with wide margins

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Black Beauty His Grooms and Companions by A. [Anna] Sewell - FIRST AMERICAN EDITION

Lot 15C: Black Beauty His Grooms and Companions by A. [Anna] Sewell - FIRST AMERICAN EDITION

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Description: (1890) Boston: The American Humane Education Society. All points present. [3], iv, [1], 6-245pp, [14], [3], bound in paper over boards, with binding and hinges tight.

Condition Report: Slight age darkening to page edges, Very Good Condition

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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: With Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, --- From the First Year of K. William and Q. Mary to the Tenth Year of Queen Anne by William Salkeld - 2 Volumes

Lot 15D: Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: With Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, --- From the First Year of K. William and Q. Mary to the Tenth Year of Queen Anne by William Salkeld - 2 Volumes

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Description: (1742) In the Savoy: Printed by Henry Lintot (Assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq;) for T. Osborne. [14], 800pp, [108], bound in full contemporary leather, raised bands on spine, leather spine label intact, binding tight

Condition Report: Covers Fair, showing edge/corner wear/tear, Interior in Good to VG Condition, signature clipped from title page

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A Cabinet of Quadrupeds; Consisting of Highly Finished Engravings, by James Tookey; From Drawings by Julius Ibbetson; with Historical and Scientific Descriptions by John Church - 2 Volumes

Lot 15E: A Cabinet of Quadrupeds; Consisting of Highly Finished Engravings, by James Tookey; From Drawings by Julius Ibbetson; with Historical and Scientific Descriptions by John Church - 2 Volumes

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Description: (1805) London: Darton and Harvey; and W. Belch. Uniformly bound in 3/4 leather and paper over boards, with 72 (of 84 plates, all dog plates present), bindings and hinges tight. With armorial bookplates of Charles Sandys.

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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Jus Ecclesiasticum Universum, Brevi Methodo As Discentium Utilitatem explicatum, Seu Lucubrationes Canonicae In Quinque Libros Decretalium Gregorii IX. Pontificis Maximi by R. P. Francisco Schmalzgrueber - 5 Volumes in 3 Books

Lot 15F: Jus Ecclesiasticum Universum, Brevi Methodo As Discentium Utilitatem explicatum, Seu Lucubrationes Canonicae In Quinque Libros Decretalium Gregorii IX. Pontificis Maximi by R. P. Francisco Schmalzgrueber - 5 Volumes in 3 Books

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Description: (1738) Neaploi, MDCCXXXVIII. Prostant Venetiis, Apud Josephum Bortoli. Uniformly bound in contemporary leather, raised bands on gilt decorated spines, leather spine labels intact, bindings and hinges tight. Pages in double column format, head & tail-pieces, with historiated initials

Condition Report: Overall in Good to Very Good Condition. Lower edge damp marks on some pages in two of the volumes.

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Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, Performed in the Years 1852, 1853 and 1854, Under the Command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy. Compiled From the Original Notes and Journals of Commodore

Lot 15G: Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, Performed in the Years 1852, 1853 and 1854, Under the Command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy. Compiled From the Original Notes and Journals of Commodore

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Description: (1856) Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson. Uniformly rebound in full leather, raised bands on spines, leather spine labels intact, bindings and hinges tight. Illustrated throughout with black/white and colour plates, with maps, lacks the bathing plate.

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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A History of British Birds by The Rev. F. O. Morris - 6 Volumes

Lot 15H: A History of British Birds by The Rev. F. O. Morris - 6 Volumes

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Description: (1851, 1852, 1853, 1855, 1856, 1857) 1st Edition, London: Groombridge and Sons. Uniformly bound in 3/4 leather and marbled paper, marbled endpapers, raised bands on gilt decorated spines, bindings tight. With bookplates of "Windham Hornby / Royal Navy" with mention of his name in the Darwin Correspondence Project. Complete with 358 hand-coloured plates.

Condition Report: Good to Very Good Condition, occasional foxing [mostly on preliminary pages].

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MEDICAL - 7 Volumes

Lot 16: MEDICAL - 7 Volumes

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Description: *Enlargement of the Prostate by John Deaver (1905) 1st Ed., Phila: Blakiston's Sons, VG, with plates. *The Journal of Organotherapy (1924) paper covers detached, Fair. *Biographical Sketch of Constantine Hering [Homeopathy], Poor Condition, Scarce. *Medicina Pastoralis by Joseph Antonelli, Vil. I (1909) Romae: Fridericus Pustet, with plates, in half leather, VG. Along with others in Very Good Condition

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Commonwealth of Massachuetts.  The Journal of the Senate - 12 Volumes

Lot 17: Commonwealth of Massachuetts. The Journal of the Senate - 12 Volumes

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Description: For the Years 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1899, 1901, and 1902. Uniformly bound in dark brown/black cloth, ex-library

Condition Report: Fair to Very Good Conditions

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NEW ENGLAND & NEW YORK - 6 Volumes

Lot 18: NEW ENGLAND & NEW YORK - 6 Volumes

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Description: *Old Inns of Connecticut edited by Marian Dickinson Terry (1937) Hartford: Prospect Press. LIMITED EDITION #717/1000, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, in half leather, VG. *The Record of a City - A Social Survey of Lowell, Massachusetts by George F. Kenngott (1912) NY: Macmillan Co. WITH AUTHOR' S SIGNED LETTER, TIPPED-IN, VG. *A History of New Hampshire Game and Furbearers by Helenette Silver (1957) Survey Report No. 6, Concord, NH: Printed by Evans Printing Co., VG. Along with 3 soft covers in Good to VG Condition

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Cassell's Dore Gallery: Containing Two Hundred and Fifty Beautiful Engravings, With Memoir of Dore, Critical Essay, and Descriptive Letterpress by Edmund Ollier

Lot 19: Cassell's Dore Gallery: Containing Two Hundred and Fifty Beautiful Engravings, With Memoir of Dore, Critical Essay, and Descriptive Letterpress by Edmund Ollier

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Description: (c1880) London: Cassell & Company, Limited.

Condition Report: Covers in Fair Condition, Interior in Very Good Condition

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.  By His Majesty's Special Command.  Appointed to be read in Churches

Lot 20: The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be read in Churches

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Description: (1744) Oxford: Printed by Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett, Printers to the University. Rebound in full leather by A. A. Gordon (in 1902?), with binding and hinges tight, spine label intact, double column format. The Bible belonged to William Clough of Boston, 1747, with family history laid-in.

Condition Report: Covers in Very Good Condition, Interior in Good Condition, occasional foxing, damp mark on a few pages

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History of The Twelfth Regiment Rhode Island Volunteers in the Civil War 1862-1863, Prepared by a Committee of the Survivors in 1901-4

Lot 20A: History of The Twelfth Regiment Rhode Island Volunteers in the Civil War 1862-1863, Prepared by a Committee of the Survivors in 1901-4

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Description: 1st Ed., Providence: Snow & Farnham, Printers and Publishers. With the ownership signature of [Corp.]Lionel H. Clarke, one of the R.I. Volunteers. With illustrations and photographs throughout, bound in blue cloth, with binding tight, hinges starting, in a protective mylar cover

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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The First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry From April 19, 1861 to July 7, 1865 by William H. Beach

Lot 20B: The First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry From April 19, 1861 to July 7, 1865 by William H. Beach

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Description: (1902) 1st Ed., NY: The Lincoln Cavalry Assoc. Vii, [1], 579pp, bound in blue cloth, with binding and hinges tight, plates throughout, in a protective mylar cover

Condition Report: Good to Very Good Condition

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History of the Seventh Regiment of New York 1806-1889 by Colonel Emmons Clark - 2 Volumes

Lot 20C: History of the Seventh Regiment of New York 1806-1889 by Colonel Emmons Clark - 2 Volumes

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Description: (1890) NY: Published by the Seventh Regiment. Uniformly bound in 3/4 leather and marbled paper, raised bands on gilt decorated spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, bindings and hinges tight. Complete with 11 steel portraits as called for, with tissue guards intact, along with vignettes and woodcuts throughout both volumes.

Condition Report: Very Good++ Condition

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By-Laws, Muster Roll, and Papers Selected from the Archives of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, From November 17, 1774 to March 1, 1856

Lot 20D: By-Laws, Muster Roll, and Papers Selected from the Archives of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, From November 17, 1774 to March 1, 1856

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Description: (1856) 1st Ed., Phila: James B. Smith and Co. 82pp bound in blue cloth, with binding and hinges tight, in a protective mylar cover. Book inscribed to Captain George Henry Preble, who later became an Admiral during the Civil War. Ex-library, stamped "Withdrawn", with bookplate and ink stamp on title page. No pocket, no call letters on spine.

Condition Report: Good to Very Good Condition

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Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro (North Carolina) Expedition, December, 1862

Lot 20E: Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro (North Carolina) Expedition, December, 1862

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Description: (1890) 1st Ed., NY: W. W. Howe. 92pp, xii, bound in original illustrated cloth

Condition Report: Covers in Fair Condition [soiled], Interior in Good Condition with hinges cracked

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The Oak Openings; or, The Bee-Hunter by [Cooper, James Fenimore] - 2 Volumes bound in one book

Lot 20F: The Oak Openings; or, The Bee-Hunter by [Cooper, James Fenimore] - 2 Volumes bound in one book

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Description: (1849/1848) NY: Stringer & Townsend. Vi, [1], 10-230pp, [2]; [2], 3-228pp, with binding and hinges tight. Re-bound in full leather, raised bands on gilt decorated spine, leather spine label intact, wide margins.

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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Hand Book of the United States Navy: Being a Compilation of All the Principal Events in the History of Every Vessel of the United States Navy.  From April, 1861, to May, 1864 Compiled and Arranged by B. S. Osbon

Lot 20G: Hand Book of the United States Navy: Being a Compilation of All the Principal Events in the History of Every Vessel of the United States Navy. From April, 1861, to May, 1864 Compiled and Arranged by B. S. Osbon

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Description: (1864) 1st Ed., NY: D. Van Nostrand. iv, [1], 6-277pp, [11], rebound in 3/4 leather and cloth, raised bands on gilt decorated spine, new endpapers, binding and hinges tight.

Condition Report: Covers in Fine Condition, Interior in Good Condition, with edge chips from page 255 on, last few pages detached. Ex-Historical Society

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The Golden Age by Kenneth Grahame - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR

Lot 20H: The Golden Age by Kenneth Grahame - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR

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Description: (1928) London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited. This Large Paper Edition, printed on a specially made rag paper, is limited to 275 copies, of which this is No. 101, SIGNED by the Author and Illustrator, Ernest H. Shepard. X, [2], 166pp, [1], bound in half vellum and marbled paper, with binding and hinges tight, top edges gilt, deckled page edges.

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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TRAVEL & PLACES - 10 Volumes

Lot 21: TRAVEL & PLACES - 10 Volumes

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Description: *SCARCE - Birds-Eye Map of Jamaica in Color, Issued by United Fruit Company's Steamship Lines (1905) chromolithograph, VG. *Unbeaten Tracks in Japan - An Account of Travels on Horseback in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrines of Nikko and Ise by Isabella L. Bird - 2 Volumes (1881) NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, with folding Map, Good. *Liverpool Painted by J. Hamilton Hay, Described by Dixon Scott (1907) 1st Ed., London: Adam and Charles Black, Good. *Neely's Panorama of Our New Possessions (1898) F. Tennyson Neely, , VG. *Arctic Pilot, Life and Work on North Canadian Air Routes - The Experiences of Walter E. Gilbert (1940) 1st Ed., London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., with the Author's Business Card laid-in, VG. *By the Waters of Sicily by Norma Lorimer (1904) NY: James Pott & Co., Good to VG. Along with others in Fair to Good Condition

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A Treastise on the Forces Which Produce the Organization of Plants by John William Draper

Lot 22: A Treastise on the Forces Which Produce the Organization of Plants by John William Draper

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Description: (1844) 1st Ed., NY: Harper & Brothers. Xi, [1], 108pp, 216pp, with the hand-coloured frontis-piece, and 3 plates in back [one double-page], bound in blue cloth, with binding and hinges tight.

Condition Report: Covers in Fair Condition, Interior in Very Good Condition, ex-lib with "withdrawn" stamp

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LITERATURE - 7 Volumes

Lot 23: LITERATURE - 7 Volumes

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Description: *Murder in the State Department by Diplomat (1930) 1st Ed., NY: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, with dust jacket, Good/Good. *A Little Book of Ping-Pong Verse, Containing also the Complete Rules for Playing the Popular Game of Table-Tennis (1902) Boston: Dana Estes & Co., VG. *A Man of Earth by David Morton - SIGNED (1930) Amherst: Poetry Society of Amherst College, VG. *I'll Never Be Cured & I Don't Much Care by Douglas B. Wesson (1928) NY: J.H. Sears & Co., Inc., VG. *Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet. An Autobiography by Charles Kingsley, in 3/4 leather (1892) London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, VG. Along with others in Good Condition [1 other Signed]

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Life and First Voyage of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving

Lot 24: Life and First Voyage of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving

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Description: (1892) Boston: J. A. Hearn & Co. Illustrated, 65pp, Very Good Condition, with "Compliments of John C. Page" tipped in.

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E Societate Jesu Conciones in Evangelia Et Festa Totius Anni Cui Accendunt Ejusdem Auctoris Conciones Funebres Et Nuptiales - 13 Volumes  [THEOLOGY in 3/4 Vellum]

Lot 25: E Societate Jesu Conciones in Evangelia Et Festa Totius Anni Cui Accendunt Ejusdem Auctoris Conciones Funebres Et Nuptiales - 13 Volumes [THEOLOGY in 3/4 Vellum]

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Description: (1912) Taurini: Augustae Taurinorum / Typographia Pontificia. Bound in 3/4 vellum and marbled paper, with spine labels intact. Volumes I, II-X in brown marbled paper with Volumes I-IV in green marbled paper

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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The Birds of North America by Jacob H. Studer

Lot 25A: The Birds of North America by Jacob H. Studer

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Description: (1903) NY: The Natural Science Association of America. Complete with 119 color lithographs, as called for. [4], 16pp, 182pp, [10], bound in re-backed 3/4 leather and cloth [original spine laid-over], silk moire endpapers, binding and hinges tight.

Condition Report: Covers in Good Condition [soiled], Interior in Very Good Condition. Occasional foxing.

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