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Auction Description for National Book Auctions: Books and Ephemera - Americana, Antique, 1sts, Nautical, etc
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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 art, ephemera and antiques. Featured is an impressive array of rare books dating back to the 1600s, including early Americana. We will offer a quantity of new and antique nautical titles, focused on seafaring history and ship modeling. Many offerings in this catalog present first and early printings of classic titles by authors such as Herman Melville, Mark Twain and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Antique and rare books in this catalog feature numerous important titles, including a pleasing selection of early American works. Among the earliest examples are the 1676 printing of "A Collection of the Several Wrightings of that True Prophet .... William Bayly," "A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences" published in four volumes with fold-out plates during the years1763-1764, and the 1702 first printing of Sharp's "A Sermon Preach'd at the Coronation of Queen Anne." Highlights among the early Americana works are led by several 18th century titles by and about Benjamin Franklin, the complete first edition set in 42 volumes of "The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States," published in 1834-1856, and the 1766 "Journal of the Votes and Proceedings of the General Assembly of the Colony of New York."

This catalog also offers interesting collections including first and early printings of classic literary works. Among these are titles by Mark Twain such as "Life on the Mississippi" and "The Tragedy of Pudd'head Wilson." Several Herman Melville titles will also be offered including "Israel Potter," "Mardi," and "The Refugee." Hawthorne collectors will be pleased to find "Mosses from an Old Manse" and "Our Old Home." Also featured is the 1815 first edition of Lord Byron's "Hebrew Melodies." Other desirable collections include art history works, highlighted by a copy of "Marc Chagall: The Jerusalem Windows," with the two original color lithographs present. Additional collections include titles from genres such as children's, Civil War, history, theology and many others.

Found throughout this catalog are pleasing groups of art, ephemera and antiques. Of particular note is a group of early American state maps, printed in the 1790s. Antique items include a fur sleigh lap robe, a beautiful Japanese porcelain tea set and a large selection of vintage and antique records.

Books and Ephemera - Americana, Antique, 1sts, Nautical, etc

by National Book Auctions

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392 lots | 390 with images

January 27, 2013

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4V A NEW AND COMPLETE DICTIONARY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 1763-1764 Antique Reference Leather Binding (Fold-Out) Plates

Lot 4001: 4V A NEW AND COMPLETE DICTIONARY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 1763-1764 Antique Reference Leather Binding (Fold-Out) Plates

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Description: Title: A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; Comprehending All the Branches of Useful Knowledge, with Accurate Descriptions as well as of the Various Machines, Instruments, Tools, Figures, and Schemes, Necessary for Illustrating Them, as of the Classes, Kinds, Preparations, and Uses of Natural Productions, whether Animals, Vegetables, Minerals, Fossils, or Fluids; together with the Kingdoms, Provinces, Cities, Towns, and Other Remarkable Places throughout the World. Illustrated with above Three Hundred Copper-Plates, Engraved by Mr. Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. The Whole Extracted from the Best Authors in All Languages. By a Society of GentlemenAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: W. OwenCity: LondonYear: 1763-1764Printing Information: Second EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 4 Complete: YesPagination: 3506 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce revised and augmented second edition of this handsomely illustrated 18th-century reference work.Antique set is bound in full leather, with raised bands and stamped gilt lettering to spines. Volumes have been rebacked. Books show moderate external wear, with minor loss of material visible at outside corners and mild rubbing to covers. Bindings are sound. Volumes have marbled endpapers. Handwritten inscriptions by previous owner John James Brayfield (dated 1790, 1800 and 1819) appear on blank preliminary page in first volume. Pages display occasional light foxing. Books are lavishly illustrated with full-page plates. First volume has intact fold-out chart at front of volume. Well-preserved fold-out plate with cutaway illustration of sailing ship.Entries appear in double columns.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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3V Rudyard Kipling POEMS 1886-1929 1930 Author-Signed Limited First American Edition Antique Vellum Binding In Scarce Dust Jackets

Lot 4002: 3V Rudyard Kipling POEMS 1886-1929 1930 Author-Signed Limited First American Edition Antique Vellum Binding In Scarce Dust Jackets

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Description: Title: Poems, 1886-1929Author: Rudyard Kipling - Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. Kipling received the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature. He was born in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, and was taken by his family to England when he was five years old. Kipling is best known for his works of fiction, including "The Jungle Book" (a collection of stories which includes "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi"), "Just So Stories" (1902) (1894), "Kim" (1901) (a tale of adventure), many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888); and his poems, including "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The White Man's Burden" (1899) and "If-" (1910). He is regarded as a major "innovator in the art of the short story"; his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature; and his best works are said to exhibit "a versatile and luminous narrative gift."Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Henry James said: "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) that I have ever known." In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-language writer to receive the prize, and to date he remains its youngest recipient. Among other honours, he was sounded out for the British Poet Laureateship and on several occasions for a knighthood, all of which he declined.Kipling's subsequent reputation has changed according to the political and social climate of the age and the resulting contrasting views about him continued for much of the 20th century. George Orwell called him a "prophet of British imperialism." Literary critic Douglas Kerr wrote: "He [Kipling] is still an author who can inspire passionate disagreement and his place in literary and cultural history is far from settled. But as the age of the European empires recedes, he is recognised as an incomparable, if controversial, interpreter of how empire was experienced. That, and an increasing recognition of his extraordinary narrative gifts, make him a force to be reckoned with."Publisher: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc.City: Garden City, New YorkYear: 1930Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 3 Complete: YesWidth: 8.25" Height: 11"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited first edition signed and numbered by Rudyard Kipling. This is copy number 157 of 537. Author's signature appears on limitation page of first volume.Antique set is bound in full Japanese vellum, with gilt-lettered spine labels and paper red ruling to front and rear covers. Stamped pictorial design in circle depicting elephant head and swastika appears on front covers. Water markings appear on spine of first volume. Varying degrees of darkening can be seen along bottom edges of front covers of all three volumes. Bindings are tight. Light foxing can be seen at front and back of volumes. Tissue guard of frontispiece facsimile of poem in first volume is heavily foxed. Pages with top gilt edges are otherwise clean and bright. Intact dust jackets are preserved in mylar. Second volume has large closed tear to lower margin of front panel, with small tears along bottom edge. Other jackets also display small tears along edges.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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ACTS PASSED AT THE SESSIONS OF THE FIFTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1797 First Edition Complete Sedition Act Marine Corps Treaties With Native Americans

Lot 4003: ACTS PASSED AT THE SESSIONS OF THE FIFTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1797 First Edition Complete Sedition Act Marine Corps Treaties With Native Americans

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Description: Title: Acts Passed at the First Session of the Fifth Congress of the United States of America : Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday the Fifteenth of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Seven, and of the Independence of the United States, the Twenty-FirstAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: William RossCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1797Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 561 pages of text plus 26 pages with text of U. S. Constitution, 4 pages of table of contents and 48 pages of index. Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5"Book Details: Among the texts contained in this compilation are:- "an act fixing the pay of the captains and commanders of ships and vessels of war of the United States,"- "an act respecting the distillers of geneva," -"an act to authorize the sale of certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio; and for giving a pre-emption to certain purchasers and settlers."-"an act to establish the post-office of the United States"-"an act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers"-"articles on a treaty between the United States of America and the Cherokee Indians."Condition / Notes: This compilation contains acts of all three sessions of the Fifth CongressAntique volume is bound in full leather, with gilt-lettered label to spine. Book shows significant external wear, with burn markings and loss of material visible along rear spine edge and head of spine. Covers display minor scuff marks and chipping. Faint staining can be seen on edges of text block. Binding is sound. Blank preliminary page is detached. Pages have occasional 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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Norman & Thomas Rockwell NORMAN ROCKWELL: MY ADVENTURES AS AN ILLUSTRATOR 1960 First Edition Signed By Both Authors Plates

Lot 4004: Norman & Thomas Rockwell NORMAN ROCKWELL: MY ADVENTURES AS AN ILLUSTRATOR 1960 First Edition Signed By Both Authors Plates

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Description: Title: Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an IllustratorAuthor: Norman Rockwell - Norman Percevel Rockwell was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine for more than four decades. Among the best-known of Rockwell's works are the Willie Gillis series, Rosie the Riveter, Saying Grace (1951), The Problem We All Live With, and the Four Freedoms series. He is also noted for his work for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA); producing covers for their publication Boys' Life, calendars, and other illustrations., Thomas RockwellPublisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.City: New YorkYear: 1960Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 436 pagesWidth: 6.75" Height: 9.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition of this memoir, signed by both by Thomas and Norman Rockwell. Inscription on half title page reads "To John R. Whiting / SIncerely / Thomas Rockwell (The ghost) / Norman / Rockwell (the author?)." Antique volume is bound in black cloth, with gilt lettered spine labels to spine and inset to front cover. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Interior is clean and without markings. Contains textual illustrations and plates.Intact pictorial dust jacket shows light shelfwear.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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Samuel Lewis ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP OF NEW YORK STATE 1795 Antique Cartography Early American History

Lot 4005: Samuel Lewis ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP OF NEW YORK STATE 1795 Antique Cartography Early American History

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the antique engraved map of New York shown in the corresponding image(s). This 1795 map by Samuel Lewis offers a number of interesting details.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: Map measures approximately 23.75" x 17.75". There is no odor, and no marks or writing. The paper is not brittle due to its high rag content. There is one sharp vertical fold located at the east end of Oneida Lake and through Chenengo on the southern border. These folds have torn about 2" in from the map's edges, but the tears do not intrude into the body of the map. There a couple of vertical creases, less sharp than the fold, to the right of it.. Light foxing is also 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: $6.50

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2V Washington Irving (Geoffrey Crayon) TALES OF A TRAVELLER 1824 First Edition Antique Decorative Leather Binding American Literature

Lot 4006: 2V Washington Irving (Geoffrey Crayon) TALES OF A TRAVELLER 1824 First Edition Antique Decorative Leather Binding American Literature

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Description: Title: Tales of a TravellerAuthor: Washington Irving - Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He was best known for his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle", both of which appear in his book "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra. Irving also served as the U.S. minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846.He made his literary debut in 1802 with a series of observational letters to the Morning Chronicle, written under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle. After moving to England for the family business in 1815, he achieved international fame with the publication of "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." in 1819. He continued to publish regularly-and almost always successfully-throughout his life, and completed a five-volume biography of George Washington just eight months before his death, at age 76, in Tarrytown, New York.Irving, along with James Fenimore Cooper, was among the first American writers to earn acclaim in Europe, and Irving encouraged American authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Edgar Allan Poe. Irving was also admired by some European writers, including Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, Thomas Campbell, Francis Jeffrey, and Charles Dickens. As America's first genuine internationally best-selling author, Irving advocated for writing as a legitimate profession, and argued for stronger laws to protect American writers from copyright infringement.Publisher: H. C. Carey & I. LeaCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1824Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesWidth: 6" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a rare four-volume-in-one edition of this work.Antique set is bound in quarter leather over marbled paper-covered boards, with raised bands and stamped gilt lettering to spines. Books show mild external wear, with chipping along spine edges. Bindings are firm. Interiors display scattered 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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3V Robert Barclay TRUTH TRIUMPHANT 1831 Antique Christian Theology Quakerism

Lot 4007: 3V Robert Barclay TRUTH TRIUMPHANT 1831 Antique Christian Theology Quakerism

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Description: Title: Truth Triumphant, through the Spiritual Warfare, Christian Labours, and Writings of That Able and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ. To Which Is Prefixed, an Account of His Life and WritingsAuthor: Robert Barclay - Robert Barclay was a Scottish Quaker, one of the most eminent writers belonging to the Religious Society of Friends and a member of the Clan Barclay. He was also governor of the East Jersey colony in North America through most of the 1680s, although he himself never resided in the colony.Publisher: Benjamin C. StantonCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1831Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 3 Complete: YesWidth: 5.75" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in full leather, with raised bands and gilt-lettered labels. Books show external wear, with rubbing to covers. Spine covers display chipping and narrow cracking. Bindings are firm. Darkening is visible along edges of endpapers. Previous owner's name can be seen at upper margins of title pages. Foxing can be seen throughout interiors.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: $9.50

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5V Gerard Delacroix GABARE DU ROI: LE GROS VENTRE 2003 18th-Century French Navy Transport Vessel Clamshell Binder Monograph Folded Plans

Lot 4008: 5V Gerard Delacroix GABARE DU ROI: LE GROS VENTRE 2003 18th-Century French Navy Transport Vessel Clamshell Binder Monograph Folded Plans

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Description: Title: Gabare du roi: Le Gros Ventre. Designed by Jean-Joseph Ginoux, Produced in Bayonne by Leon Michel Guignace, 1766-1779Author: Gerard DelacroixTranslor: Gilles Korent, Marie-France Saconie, Pierre de GranvillierPublisher: Editions A.N.C.R.E.City: NiceYear: 2003Printing Information: First US EditionBinding Style: Other - see descriptionWidth: 9.75" Height: 13"Book Details: Monograph giving comprehensive examination of the "gabare," a transport vessel used by the French Navy to supply the dockyards, squadrons at sea and the colonies. Aptly named, "le gros ventre" (the large belly), she was abandoned after the Kerguelen expedition in 1772 and sailing alone under the command of M.de St. Allouam; she went on the discover the west coast of Australia in March of 1772.. Her drafts are preserved in Vincennes at the Service Historique de la Marine. Condition / Notes: Monograph in perfect binding and 34 folded plans are contained in a cloth-covered clamshell binder with jacket. Illustrated monograph has 135 pages.Text, plans, binder and jacket are all in excellent 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: $7.50

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49 Pc. Antique COLORED STEREOVIEW CARDS Two-sided Foreign Scenes

Lot 4009: 49 Pc. Antique COLORED STEREOVIEW CARDS Two-sided Foreign Scenes

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Description: Details: There are forty-nine truly splendid antique stereopticon cards in this lot, all of which are double-sided and in color. Only a few show domestic scenes; the great majority of images are of foreign places and people. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These stereo cards are all in like-new condition, with clear, sharp images on completely flat, uncurled cards.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 Chambers AMERICAN SLAVERY AND COLOUR 1857 First Edition Antique Americana Abolitionism Ante-Bellum History Color Frontispiece Map

Lot 4010: William Chambers AMERICAN SLAVERY AND COLOUR 1857 First Edition Antique Americana Abolitionism Ante-Bellum History Color Frontispiece Map

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Description: Title: American Slavery and ColourAuthor: William ChambersPublisher: W. & R. ChambersCity: LondonYear: 1857Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 216 pagesWidth: 5.75" Height: 8.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped blue cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to spine and decorarive designs to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear, with narrow cracking along spine edges and minor loss of material at ends of spine. Minor loss can also be seen at outside corners. Covers display discoloration. Front hinge is cracked. Pages are foxed. Illustrated with tissue-guarded color frontispiece map of the United States.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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9V CONTEMPORARY AUTHOR-SIGNED LITERATURE Thurber Styron Walker Erdrich Coover

Lot 4011: 9V CONTEMPORARY AUTHOR-SIGNED LITERATURE Thurber Styron Walker Erdrich Coover

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Description: Book Details: This collection of author-signed contemporary literature includes up-and-coming writers as well as the authors of modern classics. Writers include William Styron, Alice Walker, Isaac Bashevis Singer, William Kennedy, Robert Coover, Louise Erdrich, James Thurber, Elliot Perlman, and John Berendt.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are 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: $13.50

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5V Twain Tramp Abroad Fenimore Cooper The Pilot COLLECTIBLE VINTAGE & ANTIQUE LITERATURE Harper's Melville Firsts Rousseau Confessions Porter Winter Fire

Lot 4012: 5V Twain Tramp Abroad Fenimore Cooper The Pilot COLLECTIBLE VINTAGE & ANTIQUE LITERATURE Harper's Melville Firsts Rousseau Confessions Porter Winter Fire

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of collectible vintage & antique literary works shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a first edition, second printing of Mark Twain's "A Tramp Abroad" (American Publishing Company, 1880), a limited edition of James Fenimore Cooper's "The Pilot" (Limited Editions Club, 1968, in slipcase), signed by illustrator Robert M. Quackenbush, and a compilation of "Harper's New Monthly Magazine" (Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1854, volume IX), containing several firsts of works by Herman Melville, and a compilation of texts by Rousseau published by Veillees Litteraires Illustrees. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.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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2V Ulysses S. Grant PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U.S. GRANT 1886/1886 First Edition Antique Civil War Military History 18th President Of United States

Lot 4013: 2V Ulysses S. Grant PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U.S. GRANT 1886/1886 First Edition Antique Civil War Military History 18th President Of United States

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Description: Title: Personal Memoirs of U. S. GrantAuthor: Ulysses S. Grant - Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant was the 18th President of the United States (1869-1877) following his highly successful role as a war general in the second half of the Civil War. Under Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military; having effectively ended the war and secession with the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox. As president he led the Radical Republicans in their effort to eliminate all vestiges of Confederate nationalism and slavery. Upset over uncontrolled violence in the South, President Grant effectively destroyed the Ku Klux Klan in 1871. President Grant believed in the protection of African American voting and civil rights. In terms of foreign policy, Grant revealed an "unexpected capacity for deliberation and consultation" that promoted the national interest. His reputation was marred by his repeated defense of corrupt appointees, and by the deep economic depression (called the "Panic of 1873") that dominated his second term. Although his Republican Party split in 1872 with reformers denouncing him, Grant was easily reelected. By 1875 the conservative white Southern opposition regained control of every state in the South and as he left the White House in March 1877 his policies were being undone. Reconstruction ended on a note of failure as the civil rights of blacks did not remain secure. President Grant, however, after the controversial Presidential election of 1876, through a series of military deployments, secured the South from secession.A career soldier, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the Mexican-American War. When the Civil War began in 1861, Grant trained Union volunteer regiments in Illinois. In 1862, as a general he fought a series of battles and was promoted to major general after forcing the surrender of a large Confederate army and gaining control of Kentucky and most of Tennessee. He then led Union forces to victory after initial setbacks in the Battle of Shiloh, earning a reputation as an aggressive commander. In July 1863, after a long, complex campaign, Grant defeated five uncoordinated Confederate armies (capturing one of them) and seized Vicksburg. This famous victory gave the Union full control of the Mississippi River, split off the western Confederacy, and opened the way for more Union triumphs. After another win at the Battle of Chattanooga in late 1863, President Abraham Lincoln made him lieutenant general and commander of all of the Union Armies. As commanding general of the army, Grant confronted Robert E. Lee in a series of very bloody battles in 1864 known as the Overland Campaign that ended with the bottling up of Lee at Petersburg, outside the Confederate capital of Richmond. During the siege, Grant coordinated a series of devastating campaigns launched by William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip Sheridan, and George Thomas. Finally breaking through Lee's trenches, the Union Army captured Richmond in April 1865. Lee surrendered his depleted forces to Grant at Appomattox as the Confederacy collapsed. Although Lee's allies denounced Grant in the 1870s as a ruthless butcher who won by brute force, most historians have hailed his military genius.Grant's two consecutive terms as President stabilized the nation after the American Civil War and during the turbulent Reconstruction period that followed. As president, he enforced Reconstruction by enforcing civil rights laws and fighting Ku Klux Klan violence. Grant won passage of the Fifteenth Amendment; giving constitutional protection for African-American voting rights. He used the army to build the Republican Party in the South, based on black voters, Northern newcomers ("Carpetbaggers") and native white supporters ("Scalawags.") As a result, African Americans were represented in the U.S. Congress for the first time in American history in 1870. Grant's reputation as president by 1875 was at an all-time high for his previous veto of the Inflation Bill, the passage of the Resumption of Specie Act, and Secretary Bristow's successful raids that shut down the Whiskey Ring.Grant's foreign policy, led by Secretary of State Hamilton Fish, implemented International Arbitration, settled the Alabama Claims with Britain and avoided war with Spain over the Virginius Affair. His attempted annexation of the Dominican Republic failed. Grant's response to the Panic of 1873 gave necessary, although limited, financial relief to New York banking houses, but was ineffective in stopping the severe five year industrial depression that followed. More than any other president, Grant had to respond to Congressional investigations into financial corruption charges of all federal departments. In 1876, Grant's reputation was damaged by his White House deposition defending his personal secretary Orville Babcock, indicted in the Whiskey Ring graft trials, and his Secretary of War William W. Belknap's resignation, impeachment by the House, trial and acquittal in the Senate over receiving profit money from the Fort Sill tradership. After leaving office, Grant embarked on a two-year world tour that included many enthusiastic royal receptions. In 1880, he made an unsuccessful bid for a third presidential term. His memoirs were a critical and popular success. Historians until recently have given Grant's presidency the worst rankings; however, his reputation has significantly improved because of greater appreciation for his foreign policy and civil rights achievements, particularly: avoiding war with Britain and Spain, the Fifteenth Amendment, persecution of the Ku Klux Klan, enforcement of voting rights, and his Indian Peace Policy.Publisher: Charles L. Webster & CompanyCity: New YorkYear: 1885/1886Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesWidth: 7" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in dark green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. "Stars and bars" appear on spines and front cover is decorated with gilt medallion showing Grant in profile. Books display external wear, with cracking and tearing along spine edges of second volume and light soiling/rubbing to covers of both. Bindings are tight. Previous owners' names appear on preliminary pages. Pages of first volume show occasional foxing. Interiors are otherwise clean and without markings. Profusely illustrated with full-page maps and intact fold-out facsimile in second volume is detached and laid in.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: $9.50

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ZUR GESCHICHTE DER KOSTUME c1900 Color Plates On History Of Attire & Fashion Across Social Spectra European & Non-European Peoples

Lot 4014: ZUR GESCHICHTE DER KOSTUME c1900 Color Plates On History Of Attire & Fashion Across Social Spectra European & Non-European Peoples

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Description: Title: Zur Geschichte der Kostume: 125 Bogen, enthaltend 500 Kostumbilder aus verschiedenen JahrhundertenAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: Braun & SchneiderCity: MunichYear: circa 1900Binding Style: HardcoverWidth: 9.75" Height: 13.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in reddish brown cloth, with gilt-lettered spine label. Book shows mild external wear, with darkening to spine and edges. Hinges have been reinforced. Title page displays soiling at margins. A number of pages show water markings along bottom edges. Interior is otherwise clean and without markings. Lavishly illustrated with large engraved color plates depicting the attire and fashion from a broad range of historical periods, including dress of the French aristocracy of the time of Louis XIV, of medieval German patricians and peasants, of the men and women of Ancient Greece, Russian boyars, people of Ceylon in traditional costume, a Turkish Pasha, of officers and soldiers of various European and non-European nations, and so forth from a great variety of social classes across the world.Captions are in German.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: $9.50

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31Pc PHOTOFREUND 1927-1938 German Amateur Photography Magazine Weimar Republic Nazi Germany Cameras Equipment Reviews Illustrated Ads

Lot 4015: 31Pc PHOTOFREUND 1927-1938 German Amateur Photography Magazine Weimar Republic Nazi Germany Cameras Equipment Reviews Illustrated Ads

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of issues of German photo magazine Photofreund shown in the corresponding image(s). These magazines date from between May 20, 1927 to March 6, 1938. The majority of issues are from 1928-1929, with only six issues from the Nazi period. Each issue is profusely illustrated and contains a number of articles on amateur photography, cameras, equipment reviews, photographic technique and developments of cultural/national importance impacting the trade and art of photography. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: The magazine issues in these lots are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications. All issues have their original illustrated wrappers; a small number of magazines may have detached covers. Date may be stamped on front 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: $12.50

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Joseph Elkinton THE DOUKHOBORS: THEIR HISTORY IN RUSSIA THEIR MIGRATION TO CANADA 1903 Author-Signed First Edition Photos Fold-Out Maps

Lot 4016: Joseph Elkinton THE DOUKHOBORS: THEIR HISTORY IN RUSSIA THEIR MIGRATION TO CANADA 1903 Author-Signed First Edition Photos Fold-Out Maps

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Description: Title: The Doukhobors: Their History in Russia, Their Migration to CanadaAuthor: Joseph ElkintonPublisher: Ferris & Leach, PublishersCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1903Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 336 pagesWidth: 5.75" Height: 8"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition signed and dated (6-06-1903) by the author. Author's signature appears on front flyleaf.Antique volume is bound in maroon cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to spine and elaborate stamped pictorial design in gilt to upper portion of front cover. Book shows extensive moisture markings to covers. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with b&w photographs and well-preserved fold-out maps. Small printed card with author's statement requesting reader response is laid in.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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Thorolf Holmboe NORSKE DIGTE c1895 Antique Folio Of Engravings Norwegian Language Verse

Lot 4017: Thorolf Holmboe NORSKE DIGTE c1895 Antique Folio Of Engravings Norwegian Language Verse

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Description: Title: Norske DigteAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: Alb. Cammermeyers ForlagCity: Kristiania (Oslo)Year: c. 1895Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: UnpaginatedWidth: 13.5" Height: 16.75"Book Details: A scarce collection of illustrated Norwegian-language verse.Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in yellow cloth with beveled edges, bright gilt embossing and floral decoration to front cover. The volume shows light external age/wear, with bumped corners, and is solidly bound with age-toned pages. The book is illustrated with engravings that show brightly.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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13V Vintage COLLECTIBLE ESTATE BOOKS Dickens Picasso Children's Aesop Taos

Lot 4018: 13V Vintage COLLECTIBLE ESTATE BOOKS Dickens Picasso Children's Aesop Taos

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Description: Book Details: These collectible estate books are both handsome and engrossing, with four superb, matching, illustrated novels by Charles Dickens, published by Heritage Press; a beautifully illustrated edition of Aesop's fables published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art; a definitive, over-size study of "Picasso: Women;" a book about Taos, NM; and six 1930s vintage children's books about different groups of North American native peoples.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. Three of the books have dust-jackets in 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: $18.50

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9 Pc. Vintage 1960s ART GALLERY & DESIGNER GRAPHICS POSTERS Sottsass Schwedler Leonian Martin Studios

Lot 4019: 9 Pc. Vintage 1960s ART GALLERY & DESIGNER GRAPHICS POSTERS Sottsass Schwedler Leonian Martin Studios

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Description: Details: The focus of this collection of vintage 1960s posters is on designers, art galleries, and graphics characteristic of the era. Included in this lot is a poster for a show of artworks by the Italian designer Ettore Sottsass, one produced at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, and a poster whose use of a polarized negative was very trendy at the time, among others.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These posters are generally in good, intact condition. Some posters show edge or corner wear, e.g., tack holes or tape, etc.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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THE MOST OF S. J. PERELMAN 1959 Author-Signed Early Printing Anthology Of Comic Writing American Literature

Lot 4020: THE MOST OF S. J. PERELMAN 1959 Author-Signed Early Printing Anthology Of Comic Writing American Literature

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Description: Title: The Most of S. J. PerelmanAuthor: S. J. Perelman - Sidney Joseph Perelman, almost always known as S. J. Perelman, was an American humorist, author, and screenwriter. He is best known for his humorous short pieces written over many years for The New Yorker. He also wrote for several other magazines, as well as books, scripts, and screenplays.Publisher: Simon and SchusterCity: New YorkYear: 1959Printing Information: Other - see descriptionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: xiv/650 pagesWidth: 6.25" Height: 8.75"Book Details: "From his writings since 1930, S. J. P. has selected 96 pieces (many long out of print, eight never before in book form" plus two complete books." (from front flap).Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed third printing of this anthology of the work of S. P. Perelman. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "To Katharine Stuart / Sincerely / S. P. Perelman."Volume is bound in quarter white cloth, with red paper-covered boards and multi-colored lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear, with spotting along front edge of spine. Binding is firm. Interior is clean and without markings.Intact dust jacket shows shelfwear. Foxing can be seen along flap edges.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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Reference LITERARY HISTORY 18th Century England German Goethe Italian Dante

Lot 4021: Reference LITERARY HISTORY 18th Century England German Goethe Italian Dante

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Description: Book Details: This collection of books on literary history is particularly strong in the study of 18th century English writers, including Jonathan Swift, Samuel Johnson, John Dryden, William Congreve, and Sir Philip Sidney. Works in and about the German language are here, including a study of Goethe. Balzac is a topic, and an Italian concordance of Dante's "Divine Comedy" is here, as as studies of that work in English.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are 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: $51.50

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7V Vintage & Antique AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY & HISTORY Great Men and a Great Woman

Lot 4022: 7V Vintage & Antique AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY & HISTORY Great Men and a Great Woman

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Description: Book Details: Biographies are the prism through which American history is viewed in this collection of vintage and antique books. Notable subjects include Alexander Hamilton, Henry Ward Beecher, George Dewey, the framers of the Constitution, and John Paul Jones. The lone woman and 20th century individual is Jacqueline Cochran, the remarkable aviator who surmounted a childhood of brutal poverty to set many world records in flying, and who became the Director of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots during World War II. Her autobiography is signed.One small, pretty book contains a biography J.M. Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, wrote about his mother.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are 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: $15.50

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4V ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE BUREAU OF AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY 1898/1904

Lot 4023: 4V ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE BUREAU OF AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY 1898/1904

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the antique volumes containing reports of The Bureau of Amerian Ethnology shown in the corresponding image(s). The two sets cover the years 1898-96 and 1900-1901. These books contain articles on, among other things, the Maya calendar systems, effigy vases from southern Arizona, bird shapes in little Colorado pottery, Awatobi burial customs, reptilian forms in Sikyatki pottery, and the calendar history of the Kiowa. Each volume is profusely illustrated with photographic plates, maps and full-page color illustrations. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.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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5V Holmes Essays Elsie Venner Burton Book Hunter ANTIQUE LITERATURE & ESSAYS Hillingdon Hall Cockney Squire Antique Harper's Magazine

Lot 4024: 5V Holmes Essays Elsie Venner Burton Book Hunter ANTIQUE LITERATURE & ESSAYS Hillingdon Hall Cockney Squire Antique Harper's Magazine

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique literary works shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Hillingdon Hall or the Cockney Squire: A Tale of Country Life" (George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., n.d.), with hand-colored plates with tissue guards, and volume X of Harper's New Monthly Magazine (December 1854, to May, 1855), with fashion plates. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.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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David Humphreys-Storer A HISTORY OF THE FISHES OF MASSACHUSETTS 1867 Antique Ichthyology New England Lithographed Plates After Sonrel

Lot 4025: David Humphreys-Storer A HISTORY OF THE FISHES OF MASSACHUSETTS 1867 Antique Ichthyology New England Lithographed Plates After Sonrel

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Description: Title: A History of the Fishes of MassachusettsAuthor: David Humphreys StorerPublisher: Welch & Bigelow and Dakin & MetcalfCity: CambridgeYear: 1867Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 280 pages plus 7 pages of index and 39 platesWidth: 10" Height: 12"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in quarter leather, with marbled paper-covered boards, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with rubbing to boards and scuffing at edges and corners. Minor loss of material can be seen at leather-tipped corners. Binding is firm. Previous owner's inscription appears on blank preliminary page. Book is mispaginated after page 90. Pages of text display occasional smudging and light foxing. Heavier foxing is visible throughout plate section. Final plate is a fold out and shows closed tear along bottom, only slightly affecting images. 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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NAUTICAL HISTORY & EXPLORATION Royal Navy Battles Yachts Galleys Clippers Schooners

Lot 4026: NAUTICAL HISTORY & EXPLORATION Royal Navy Battles Yachts Galleys Clippers Schooners

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Description: Book Details: This assortment of books on nautical history and exploration contains examinations of different types of vessels, such as yachts, galleys, clipper ships, schooners, and other merchant craft; as well as works on sea battles the British Royal Navy.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are 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: $51.50

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Peter De Vries CONSENTING ADULTS OR THE DUCHESS WILL BE FURIOUS 1980 Author-Signed First Edition Novel American Literature

Lot 4027: Peter De Vries CONSENTING ADULTS OR THE DUCHESS WILL BE FURIOUS 1980 Author-Signed First Edition Novel American Literature

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Description: Title: Consenting Adults or the Duchess Will Be Furious: A NovelAuthor: Peter De Vries - Peter De Vries was an American editor and novelist known for his satiric wit. He has been described by the philosopher Daniel Dennett as "probably the funniest writer on religion ever".He joined the staff of The New Yorker magazine at the insistence of James Thurber and worked there from 1944 to 1987, writing stories and touching up cartoon captions. A prolific writer, De Vries wrote short stories, reviews, poetry, essays, a play, novellas, and twenty-three novels. Films made from De Vries's novels include "The Tunnel of Love" (1958), which also was a successful Broadway play; "How Do I Love Thee?" (1970, based on "Let Me Count the Ways"); "Pete 'n' Tillie" (1972, based on "Witch's Milk"); and "Reuben, Reuben" (1970), which also inspired a Broadway play, "Spofford." Although he enjoyed success for five decades, all his novels were out of print by the time of his death.Publisher: Little, Brown and CompanyCity: BostonYear: 1980Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 221 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition of this novel. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "To Middy and Whitney, / With a few / witty and well-chosen / words, / Love, / Peter."Volume is bound in quarter blue cloth, with orange paper-covered boards and bright gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Interior is clean and without markings.Intact dust jacket displays light shelfwear. Jacket is preserved in mylar.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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7 Pc. Vintage ENTERTAINMENT POSTERS 1960s Graphics Broadway Jazz Film Production

Lot 4028: 7 Pc. Vintage ENTERTAINMENT POSTERS 1960s Graphics Broadway Jazz Film Production

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Description: Details: Entertainment is the theme of this collection of vintage posters, most of which are from the 1960s. Included are several posters for small movie production companies, one for the Spanish film maker Luis Bunuel, another featuring Georgia Evans for Brian Perrow Makeup, one advertising a jazz concert with Stan Getz, an original display card for the Broadway show "42nd Street," and another for a show by "Charlie White and the Lightcrust Doughboys."To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These posters are generally in good, intact condition. Some posters show edge or corner wear, e.g., tack holes or tape, etc.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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Peter Arno PETER ARNO'S PARADE 1929 Author-Signed Limited First Edition Erotic Cartoons

Lot 4029: Peter Arno PETER ARNO'S PARADE 1929 Author-Signed Limited First Edition Erotic Cartoons

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Description: Title: Peter Arno's ParadeAuthor: Peter Arno - Peter Arno was a U.S. cartoonist. His cartoons were published in The New Yorker from 1925-1968.Publisher: Horace LiverightCity: New YorkYear: 1929Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: UnpaginatedWidth: 9.5" Height: 12"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this compilation of the author's caricatures, signed by Peter Arno under color frontispiece. This is copy 69 of 160.Antique volume is bound in black cloth, with author's facsimile signature stamped on front cover. Book shows light external wear. Hinges have been reinforced. Bold inscription in ink appears on a blank preliminary page. Pages display occasional marginal smudging and/or darkening.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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THE NORMAN ROCKWELL ALBUM 1961 First Edition Signed By Artist Magazine Illustrations & Covers Portraits Sketches Presidential Candidates

Lot 4030: THE NORMAN ROCKWELL ALBUM 1961 First Edition Signed By Artist Magazine Illustrations & Covers Portraits Sketches Presidential Candidates

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Description: Title: The Norman Rockwell AlbumAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.City: Garden City, New YorkYear: 1961Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 191 pagesWidth: 11.25" Height: 14"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition of this collection of illustrations, signed by Norman Rockwell on half title page. Inscription reads "Greetings / sincerely / Norman / Rockwell."Folio volume is bound in blue vinyl, with bright stamped gilt lettering to spine and stamped lettering to front cover. Book is in excellent conditionSlipcase shows shelfwear, with discoloration at edges.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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40 Pc. Vintage Original PRIMITIVE OUTSIDER ART Naive Silkscreen Matted Prints

Lot 4031: 40 Pc. Vintage Original PRIMITIVE OUTSIDER ART Naive Silkscreen Matted Prints

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Description: Details: There's a certain rough charm to this collection of vintage, original artwork. Almost all of it is matted, and most of it is student work, which retains a playful spirit of naivete. Many of the items are silkscreen prints, but watercolor and other techniques are also used.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: As with all the ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. 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: $21.50

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John Hawkes SWEET WILLIAM 1993 Author-Signed First Edition In Custom Leather Binding Inscription To American Novelist Reynolds Price

Lot 4032: John Hawkes SWEET WILLIAM 1993 Author-Signed First Edition In Custom Leather Binding Inscription To American Novelist Reynolds Price

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Description: Title: Sweet William: A Memoir of Old HorseAuthor: John Hawkes - John Hawkes, born John Clendennin Talbot Burne Hawkes, Jr., was a postmodern American novelist, known for the intensity of his work, which suspended some traditional constraints of narrative fiction.Publisher: Simon & SchusterCity: New YorkYear: 1993Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 269 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 9.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce association copy of this author-signed first printing of this work, with inscription by John Hawkes to Reynolds Price on blank preliminary reading "For Reynolds / no admirartion greater / Jack / Providence / May 22, 1994" and again on title page, inserted among words of title, "To Reynolds Price / from / John Hawkes."Volume is in well-preserved custom leather binding with new endpapers with floral patterns. 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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A. J. Downing THE ARCHITECTURE OF COUNTRY HOUSES 1859 Antique Binding Designs For Cottages Farm-Houses & VIllas Plates Textual Illustrations

Lot 4033: A. J. Downing THE ARCHITECTURE OF COUNTRY HOUSES 1859 Antique Binding Designs For Cottages Farm-Houses & VIllas Plates Textual Illustrations

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Description: Title: The Architecture of Country Houses; including Designs for Cottages, Farm-Houses, and Villas, with Remarks on Interiors, Furniture, and the Best Modes of Warming and VentilatingAuthor: A. J. Downing - Andrew Jackson Downing was an American landscape designer, horticulturalist, and writer, a prominent advocate of the Gothic Revival style in the United States, and editor of The Horticulturist magazine (1846-52). Many scholars consider Downing to be "The Father of American Landscape Architecture."Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.City: New YorkYear: 1859Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: x/484 pagesWidth: 6.5" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped light green cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to spine and gilt designs to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear, with rubbing to covers and fading to stamped lettering and designs. Outside corners are lightly bumped. Binding is firm. Scattered light foxing can be seen on pages. Volume contains numerous plates and in-text illustrations.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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7V Jacob Blanck BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE 1977-1983 Reference Work

Lot 4034: 7V Jacob Blanck BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE 1977-1983 Reference Work

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Description: Title: Bibliography of American LiteratureAuthor: uncredited authorEditor: Jacob BlanckPublisher: Yale University PressCity: New HavenYear: 1977/1978/1983Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 7 Complete: NoWidth: 7.75" Height: 10.5"Book Details: As Blanck explains in his preface, the Bibliography of American Literature focuses upon the work of American authors 'who, in their own time at least, were known and read'. It excludes authors who died after the end of 1930, along with historians and writers of travel books whose works are not primarily of literary interest. Persons who were primarily juvenile authors, or authors of scientific and medical works, textbooks, sermons, or other material 'not of the character of belles-lettres', are also excluded.Condition / Notes: Set is bound in black cloth, with stamped gilt-lettered spine panels and stamped gilt lettering below panels, with publisher's logo at foot of spine. Books show mild external wear, with seventh volume displaying small tears at ends. Bindings are firm. Interiors are clean and bright.Books are preserved in paper wrappers and/or transparent plastic covers.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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John J. Lafferty SKETCHES OF THE VIRGINIA CONFERENCE, METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, SOUTH 1880 Antique Christian Theology Plates

Lot 4035: John J. Lafferty SKETCHES OF THE VIRGINIA CONFERENCE, METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, SOUTH 1880 Antique Christian Theology Plates

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Description: Title: Sketches of the Virginia Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, SouthAuthor: John J. LaffertyPublisher: Christian Advocate OfficeCity: RichmondYear: 1880Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 208 pagesWidth: 9.25" Height: 11.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in brown cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to front cover and stamped black decorative designs to top and lower margins of the same. Book shows external wear, with soiling to covers and chipping to spine and edges. Rear hinge is cracked. Pages display scattered foxing. Moisture markings are visible along edges of 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: $4.50

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13V Vintage New Yorker CARTOON COLLECTIONS Hokinson Addams Dunn Cobean Darrow

Lot 4036: 13V Vintage New Yorker CARTOON COLLECTIONS Hokinson Addams Dunn Cobean Darrow

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Description: Book Details: Three of the old New Yorker's best cartoonists figure prominently in this collection of classic, vintage cartoons: Charles Addams, Helen Hokinson, and Alan Dunn; Addams and Hokinson with three anthologies apiece, and Dunn with two. Other vintage compilations are by Chon Day, Whitney Darrow, Jr., Garrett Price, Sam Cobean, and Anatol Kovarsky.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are 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: $16.50

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Antique TRAVEL, RAILROAD, RUSKIN EPHEMERA Mardi Gras Postcards Southern California SC

Lot 4037: Antique TRAVEL, RAILROAD, RUSKIN EPHEMERA Mardi Gras Postcards Southern California SC

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Description: Details: This assortment of antique travel-related ephemera includes tourist brochures, pamphlets, and postcards from southern California, Gulfport, MS, Charleston, SC, the Grand Canyon, and New Orleans. Included with this is material from the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Southern Railway System. The most striking item in the collection is a folder of accordian-like postcards with 22 colored photographs of turn-of-the-century Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans.Also of interest in this lot is a 1912 prospectus for a special, limited edition of the works of John Ruskin from the English publishing house, George Allen & Co. Ltd.; and a Chautauque brochure featuring musicians and actors from the summer of 1914.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: As with all the ephemera in these lots, these items are generally in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications; older items are more likely to have advanced flaws. 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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3V DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1876-1870 1894/1900 First Edition Antique Government Records & Manuscripts

Lot 4038: 3V DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1876-1870 1894/1900 First Edition Antique Government Records & Manuscripts

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Description: Title: Documentary History of the Constitution of the United States of America, 1876-1870: Derived from the Records, Manuscripts, and Rolls Deposited in the Bureau of Rolls and Library of the Department of StateAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: Department of StateCity: Washington, D.C.Year: 1894/1900Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 3 Complete: YesWidth: 8.5" Height: 12"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in full leather, with gilt-lettered labels to spine. Books show external wear, with cracking along front spine edges of first two volumes and rubbing and chipping to spines and along edges. Darkening is visible along edges of endpapers. Interiors are otherwise 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: $18.50

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2V S. G. Goodrich JOHNSON'S NATURAL HISTORY 1874 Decorative Binding Engravings Plates & Textual Illustrations

Lot 4039: 2V S. G. Goodrich JOHNSON'S NATURAL HISTORY 1874 Decorative Binding Engravings Plates & Textual Illustrations "Exposition of Development Hypothesis"

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Description: Title: Johnson's Natural History, Comprehensive, Scientific and Popular, Illustrating and Describing the Animal Kingdom, with Its Wonders and Curiosities, from Man, through All the Divisions, Classes, and Orders, to the Animalcules in a Drop of Water; Showing the Habits, Structure, and Classification of Animals, with Their Relations to Agriculture, Manufactures, Commerce, and the ArtsAuthor: S. G. Goodrich - Samuel Griswold Goodrich was an American author, better known under the pseudonym Peter Parley.Samuel Griswold Goodrich was an American author, better known under the pseudonym Peter Parley.Goodrich was born at Ridgefield, Connecticut as the son of a Congregational minister. Goodrich was largely self-educated, and became an assistant in a country store at Danbury, Connecticut, which he left in 1808, and later again at Hartford, Connecticut, until 1811. From 1816 to 1822 he was a bookseller and publisher in Hartford. He visited Europe from 1823 to 1824, and moved to Boston in 1826. In 1833 he bought 45 acres (180,000 m2) in nearby Roxbury and built a home in what is now Jamaica Plain. There he continued in the publishing business, and from 1828 to 1842 published an illustrated annual, The Token, to which he was a frequent contributor both in prose and verse. A selection from these contributions was published in 1841 under the title Sketches from a Students Window. The Token also contained some of the earliest work of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Nathaniel Parker Willis, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Lydia Maria Child. In 1841 he established Merry's Museum, which he continued to edit till 1854. Goodrich was associated with his brother Charles A. Goodrich in writing books for the young. His series, beginning in 1827 under the name of Peter Parley, embraced geography, biography, history, science and miscellaneous tales. Of these he was the sole author of only a few, but in 1857 he wrote that he was the author and editor of about 170 volumes, and that about seven millions had been sold. An English writer, George Mogridge, also used the name Peter Parley, raising objections from Goodrich, who had the prior claim.Reconstruction of Megalosaurus by Samuel Griswold Goodrich from Illustrated Natural History of the Animal Kingdom.An engraving illustrating the Olympic games from Peter Parley's tales about ancient and modern GreeceIn 1857 he published Recollections of a Lifetime, which contains a list both of the works of which he was the author or editor and of the spurious works published under his name. By his writings and publications he amassed a large fortune. He was active in Whig politics, and was elected a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1836, and of the state Senate in 1837, his competitor in the last election being Alexander H. Everett, and in 1851-1853 he was consul at Paris, where he remained till 1855, taking advantage of his stay to have several of his works translated into French. At the end of his consulship, he was presented with a commemorative medal.He returned to America and, in 1859, he published the "Illustrated History of the Animal Kingdom." He died in New York. The Archives and Special Collections at Amherst College holds a collection of his papers.Publisher: A. J. Johnson, PublisherCity: New YorkYear: 1874Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesPagination: Volume 1: xv/680 plus two unnumbered pages of appendix and 35 pages of "An Exposition of the Development Hypothesis"/Vol. 2: viii/682 plus one page of publisher's notice to the reader, 16 pages of "A Criticism of the Development Hypothesis" and 7 pages of publisher's advertisementsWidth: 7.5" Height: 10.5"Book Details: An early edition of this classic work of natural history.Condition / Notes: Handsome set is well preserved. Antique volumes bound in quarter leather with raised bands and gilt lettering and design show mild external wear. with minor loss of material visible at leather-tipped corners of boards. Edgewear can also be seen along edges of spines. Books are tightly bound. Interiors display very occasional foxing. Pages 173 and 174 have closed tear to lower third. Gilt-aged pages are profusely illustrated with in-text and full-page illustrations.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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8V Antique & Vintage VICTROLA & 78 RECORD ALBUMS Single-Sided Pop Music Opera Stars

Lot 4040: 8V Antique & Vintage VICTROLA & 78 RECORD ALBUMS Single-Sided Pop Music Opera Stars

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Description: Details: Eight antique albums for 78 rpm or victrola records comprise this lot. All of these albums are full, and some of the early Victor records are one-sided. The collection of large victrola records features operatic arias sung by great performers whose names are still legendary: Enrico Caruso, Feodor Chaliapin, Amelita Galli-Curci, Beniamino Gigli.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: The albums are battered, but the records are generally in 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: $54.50

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6V Author-Signed LITERARY HISTORY Memoir Correspondence Diaries Mann Miller Kerouac

Lot 4041: 6V Author-Signed LITERARY HISTORY Memoir Correspondence Diaries Mann Miller Kerouac

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Description: Book Details: There's a wealth of literary history in this collection of hardcover, dust-jacketed books, which features collected letters of Jack Kerouac and Joyce Johnson, Wyndham Lewis, John Barth; diaries of Thomas Mann, Arthur Miller's autobiography, and a memorial on Vladimir Nabokov. Works by John Barth, Arthur Miller, and Joyce Johnson are signed by their authors.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are 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: $13.50

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6V & 2Pc LIterary Criticism Anthology MELVILLE TITLES &  BRASS FINISH METAL BOOKENDS Typee Heritage Club Billy Budd Benito Cereno

Lot 4042: 6V & 2Pc LIterary Criticism Anthology MELVILLE TITLES & BRASS FINISH METAL BOOKENDS Typee Heritage Club Billy Budd Benito Cereno

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on/by Melville and Moby DIck bookends shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Eleanor Melville Metcalf's "Herman Melville:Cycle and Epicycle" (Harvard U. P., 1953, in dust jacket) and "Discussions of the Novel" (D. C. Heath and Company, 1960, rebound in three-quarter leather), edited by Roger Sale.Brass finish metal bookends are well preserved and measure approximately 4.5" x 4" x 8". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.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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Simon Gatrell THE THOMAS HARDY ARCHIVE: TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES 1986 First Edition British Library Manuscript Facsimile

Lot 4043: Simon Gatrell THE THOMAS HARDY ARCHIVE: TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES 1986 First Edition British Library Manuscript Facsimile

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Description: Title: The Thomas Hardy Archive: 1. Voume I: Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A Facsimile of the Manuscript with Related MaterialsAuthor: Thomas Hardy - Thomas Hardy, OM was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist, in the tradition of George Eliot, he was also influenced both in his novels and poetry by Romanticism, especially by William Wordsworth. Charles Dickens is another important influence on Thomas Hardy. Like Dickens, he was also highly critical of much in Victorian society, though Hardy focussed more on a declining rural society.While Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life, and regarded himself primarily as a poet, his first collection was not published until 1898. Initially therefore he gained fame as the author of such novels as "Far from the Madding Crowd" (1874), "The Mayor of Casterbridge" (1886), "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" (1891), and "Jude the Obscure" (1895). However, since the 1950s Hardy has been recognized as a major poet, and had a significant influence on The Movement poets of the 1950s and 1960s, including Phillip Larkin and Elizabeth Jennings.The bulk of his fictional works, initially published as serials in magazines, were set in the semi-fictional region of Wessex and explored tragic characters struggling against their passions and social circumstances. Hardy's Wessex is based on the medieval Anglo-Saxon kingdom and eventually came to include the counties of Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon, Hampshire, and much of Berkshire, in south west England.Editor: Simon GatrellPublisher: Garland Publishing, Inc.City: New YorkYear: 1986Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 1 Complete: NoPagination: xix/373 pagesWidth: 9.25" Height: 12.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in burnt orange cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is firm. Interior is clean and bright.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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Edgar Lee Masters SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY 1944 Author-Signed Poetry Collection Free-Form Poems Describing Life Of Fictional Town

Lot 4044: Edgar Lee Masters SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY 1944 Author-Signed Poetry Collection Free-Form Poems Describing Life Of Fictional Town

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Description: Title: Spoon River AnthologyAuthor: Edgar Lee Masters - Edgar Lee Masters was an American poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of "Spoon River Anthology," "The New Star Chamber and Other Essays," "Songs and Satires," "The Great Valley," "The Serpent in the Wilderness." In all, Masters published twelve plays, twenty-one books of poetry, six novels and six biographies, including those of Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Vachel Lindsay, and Walt Whitman.Publisher: The Macmillan CompanyCity: New YorkYear: 1944Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 306 pagesWidth: 5.5" Height: 7.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-inscribed poetry collection. Inscription on page front flyleaf reads "Inscribed fro Martha Bell / with (illegible word) my (illegible word) / Edgar Lee Masters / June 12, '45."Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with moisture markings to lower half of rear cover. Binding is firm. 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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American U.S. HISTORY Pennsylvania Archives Abraham Lincoln Biographies Kinsey Women Regions

Lot 4045: American U.S. HISTORY Pennsylvania Archives Abraham Lincoln Biographies Kinsey Women Regions

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Description: Book Details: This assortment of books on U.S. history covers many topics. Highlights include six volumes of Pennsylvania archives that were commissioned in 1854, and begin with the state's inclusion in the Union in 1783; a three-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln; and a study of Alfred Kinsey.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These books are 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: $51.50

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Somerset W. Maugham THE PAINTED VEIL 1925 Author-Signed Limited Edition Novel Set In China British Literature

Lot 4046: Somerset W. Maugham THE PAINTED VEIL 1925 Author-Signed Limited Edition Novel Set In China British Literature

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Description: Title: The Painted VeilAuthor: Somerset W. Maugham - William Somerset Maugham, CH, was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s.After losing both his parents by the age of 10, Maugham was raised by a paternal uncle, who was emotionally cold. Not wanting to become an attorney like other men in his family, Maugham eventually trained and qualified as a doctor. The first run of his first novel, "Liza of Lambeth" (1897), sold out so rapidly that Maugham gave up medicine to write full time.During World War I, he served with the Red Cross and in the ambulance corps, before being recruited in 1916 into the British Secret Intelligence Service, for which he worked in Switzerland and Russia before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. During and after the war, he traveled in India and Southeast Asia; all of these experiences were reflected in later short stories and novels.Publisher: George H. Doran CompanyCity: New YorkYear: 1925Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 289 pagesWidth: 6.5" Height: 8.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work signed by the author on limitation page. This is copy number 25 of 250.Antique volume is bound in quarter vellum over blue paper-covered boards, with gilt-lettered panel to spine. The spine has been expertly re-backed. Front and rear covers show darkening and light soiling. Minor loss of material is visible at vellum-tipped outside corners. Binding is firm. Front flyleaf is detached. 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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3V Kuttner Denmark Sweden Austria Fold-Out Map ANTIQUE TRAVEL & EXPLORATION Itinerary From London To Constantinople  Kotzebue Phillips

Lot 4047: 3V Kuttner Denmark Sweden Austria Fold-Out Map ANTIQUE TRAVEL & EXPLORATION Itinerary From London To Constantinople Kotzebue Phillips

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique travel and exploration books shown in the corresponding image(s). This collection is made up of three titles: "Travels through Denmark, Sweden, Austria and Part of Italy in 1798 & 1799" (Richard Phillips, 1805, with intact fold-out map) by Charles Gottlob Kuttner, "An Itinerary from London to Constantinople, in Sixty Days (Taken in the Suite of His Excellency, the British Ambassador to the Ottoman Porte,) in the Year 1794." (London, 1805) and "Kotzebue's Travels" (London, 1805). All volumes are without covers. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.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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SHERWOOD ANDERSON'S NOTEBOOK 1926 Author-Signed Limited Edition Antique Decorative Binding Notes & Impressions

Lot 4048: SHERWOOD ANDERSON'S NOTEBOOK 1926 Author-Signed Limited Edition Antique Decorative Binding Notes & Impressions

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Description: Title: Sherwood Anderson's Notebook: Containing Articles Written during the Author's Life as a Story Teller, and Notes of His Impressions from Life Scattered through the BookAuthor: Sherwood Anderson - Sherwood Anderson was an American novelist and short story writer. His most enduring work is the short story sequence "Winesburg, Ohio." Writers he has influenced include Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Wolfe. It was Anderson's influence which saw both Faulkner and Hemingway first published.Publisher: Boni & LiverightCity: New YorkYear: 1926Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 230 pagesWidth: 6.25" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed limited edition of this work. This is copy number 80 of 225. Author's signature appears on limitation page.Antique volume is bound in quarter green cloth, with marbled paper-covered boards and printed paper label to spine. Book shows mild external wear. Binding is firm. Antique bookplate appears on front pastedown. Pages are clean and without markings.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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Samuel Lewis ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP OF SOUTH CAROLINA 1795 Antique Cartography Early American History

Lot 4049: Samuel Lewis ANTIQUE ENGRAVED MAP OF SOUTH CAROLINA 1795 Antique Cartography Early American History

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the antique engraved map of South Carolina shown in the corresponding image(s). This 1795 map by Samuel Lewis offers a number of interesting details.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: Map measures approximately 21" x 17.25" and shows small tears at edges and along folds. Creasing and light foxing is also 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: $6.50

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65 Pc. Antique LITERARY AUTOGRAPHS & BOOKPLATES 19th C. Signatures Political

Lot 4050: 65 Pc. Antique LITERARY AUTOGRAPHS & BOOKPLATES 19th C. Signatures Political

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Description: Details: The 65 signatures in this collection of hand-written antique literary autographs and bookplates dates from the mid- to late 19th century, with the lone exception of Kay Boyle. Other names include Horace Mann, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, F. Marion Crawford, Robert Hitchens, George W. Castle, Irving Bacheller, Jacob Abbott, Mary Jane Holmes, William Dean Howells, Mary Roberts Rinehart, John Townsend Trowbridge, Alice Hay, Charles Dudley Warner, Louise Chandler Moulton, T.S. Arthur, E.R. Beadle, and George W. Peck, governor of Wisconsin.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These clipped autographs are 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: $6.50

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