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Books and Ephemera - Antique, Ethnology, Adirondacks, etc.

by National Book Auctions

Platinum House

322 lots with images

July 8, 2012

Live Auction

1429 Danby Rd

Ithaca, NY, 14850-6071 USA

Phone: 877-266-5070

Fax: 607-256-4400

Email: mail@nationalbookauctions.com

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Aristide Michel Perrot ATLAS UNIVERSEL DE GEOGRAPHIE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE 1822 Antique Cartography Hand-Colored Maps

Lot 2001: Aristide Michel Perrot ATLAS UNIVERSEL DE GEOGRAPHIE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE 1822 Antique Cartography Hand-Colored Maps

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Description: Title: Atlas universel de geographie ancienne et moderne dresse par A. M. PerrotAuthor: Aristide Michel Perrot - Aristide Michel Perrot was a French geographer active in the early 19th century. Perrot specialized in miniature maps and his work is featured in a number of French themed early 19th century atlases. He was also a noted watercolorist.Publisher: AudotCity: ParisYear: 1822Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 7 pages plus mapsWidth: 7.5" Height: 5.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume originally bound in leather and marbled boards has detached boards and spine cover with considerable wear. Text block is intact. Half title page and page opposite title page show foxing, as do pages bearing text. Brightly colored maps are clean. Name of library stamped in red to the upper half of title page and to upper right corners of plates (either not affecting or only marginally affecting images/maps). This set lacks map number 4, entitled "Monde connu des anciens." 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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Verplanck Colvin REPORT OF THE ADIRONDACK AND STATE LAND SURVEYS TO THE YEAR 1884 1884 First Edition Fold-Out Plates & Fold-Out Maps

Lot 2002: Verplanck Colvin REPORT OF THE ADIRONDACK AND STATE LAND SURVEYS TO THE YEAR 1884 1884 First Edition Fold-Out Plates & Fold-Out Maps

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Description: Title: Report on the Adirondack and State Land Surveys to the Year 1884 with a Description of the Location of the Boundaries of the Great Land Patents and an Account of the Variation of the Magnetic Needle in Northern New York, between the Years 1766 and 1883, with Rainfall and Temperature Tables, and a List of the State LandsAuthor: Verplanck ColvinPublisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, PrintersCity: AlbanyYear: 1884Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 343 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and embossed pictorial design to front cover. Book shows light shelfwear. Binding is cracked after title page. Traces of removal of bookplate from front pastedown are visible. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and show no markings. Illustrated with five intact fold-out plates and 3 well-preserved fold-out maps.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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Kate Chopin BAYOU FOLK 1894 First Edition Short Story Collection Cajuns Nachitoches Parish Louisiana

Lot 2003: Kate Chopin BAYOU FOLK 1894 First Edition Short Story Collection Cajuns Nachitoches Parish Louisiana

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Description: Title: Bayou FolkAuthor: Kate Chopin - Kate Chopin, born Katherine O'Flaherty was an American author of short stories and novels. She is now considered by some to have been a forerunner of feminist authors of the 20th century.From 1892 to 1895, she wrote short stories for both children and adults which were published in such magazines as Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, The Century Magazine, and The Youth's Companion. Her major works were two short story collections, "Bayou Folk" (1894) and "A Night in Acadie" (1897). Her important short stories included "Desiree's Baby", a tale of miscegenation in antebellum Louisiana (published in 1893), "The Story of an Hour" (1894), and "The Storm "(1898). "The Storm" is a sequel to "The 'Cadian Ball," which appeared in her first collection of short stories, "Bayou Folk." Chopin also wrote two novels: "At Fault" (1890) and "The Awakening" (1899), which are set in New Orleans and Grand Isle, respectively. The people in her stories are usually inhabitants of Louisiana. Many of her works are set in Natchitoches in north central Louisiana.Within a decade of her death, Chopin was widely recognized as one of the leading writers of her time. Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and CompanyCity: BostonYear: 1894Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 313 pagesWidth: 5.25" Height: 7.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and ornamental design to front cover. Book shows external wear, with darkening to spine and very light soiling. Ex-library volume has the letter "C" in white to the lower portion of spine. Front hinge displays narrow crack. Antique library bookplate appears on front pastedown. Number is written in bottom margin of table of contents. Library date slip is attached to rear flyleaf. Small card tucked into diagonal paper strip pasted across lower right corner of pastedown. Pages are clean and with only very occasional 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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F. Scott Fitzgerald TENDER IS THE NIGHT 1953 First UK Revised Edition Cowley Preface Intact Pagram Dust Jacket

Lot 2004: F. Scott Fitzgerald TENDER IS THE NIGHT 1953 First UK Revised Edition Cowley Preface Intact Pagram Dust Jacket

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Description: Title: Tender Is the NightAuthor: F. Scott Fitzgerald - Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. He finished four novels: "This Side of Paradise," "The Beautiful and Damned," "Tender is the Night" and his most famous, "The Great Gatsby." A fifth, unfinished novel, "The Love of the Last Tycoon," was published posthumously. Fitzgerald also wrote many short stories that treat themes of youth and promise along with despair and age.Novels such as "The Great Gatsby" and "Tender is the Night" were made into films, and in 1958 his life from 1937-1940 was dramatized in "Beloved Infidel."Publisher: The Grey Walls PressCity: LondonYear: 1953Printing Information: Other - see descriptionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: xxii/418 pagesWidth: 5.25" Height: 7.5"Book Details: First British of this new edition with the author's final revisions and a preface by Malcolm Cowley. Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in light brown cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Strip of tanning from offsetting of binding materials at inner margins of flyleaves (endemic to this edition), otherwise book and pictorial dust jacket (designed by Edward Pagram) are 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: $4.50

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SERMONS PREACHED IN BOSTON ON THE DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1865 First Edition White House Funeral Services U. S. History

Lot 2005: SERMONS PREACHED IN BOSTON ON THE DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN 1865 First Edition White House Funeral Services U. S. History

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Description: Title: Sermons Preached in Boston on the Death of Abraham Lincoln, together with the Funeral Services in the East Room of the Executive Mansion in WashingtonAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: J. E. Tilton and CompanyCity: BostonYear: 1865Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 379 pages plus 1 page proclamation and 4 pages of publisher's catalogueWidth: 5" Height: 7.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs to spine. This ex-library book shows mild external wear, with small tear at top of spine. Name of library appears stamped at bottom margin of title page. Name of library also stamped at top and bottom margins of text block. Call number is written in pencil on copyright page. Lightly age-toned pages are clean. Library pocket and bar code are affixed to rear pastedown. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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4V Author-Signed Marc Connelly SPECIAL PRINTINGS OF LITERARY TEXTS Kipling Black Aberdeen Garrison New Gulliver Twain Social Fireside

Lot 2006: 4V Author-Signed Marc Connelly SPECIAL PRINTINGS OF LITERARY TEXTS Kipling Black Aberdeen Garrison New Gulliver Twain Social Fireside

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Description: This auction lot includes the following group of titles:- Conversation As It Was by the Social Fireside from the Diary of the Cup-Bearer to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth by Mark Twain - Dated 1951 by Privately Printed - Limited EditionStapled. In original wrappers. Pages are clean and fresh. - Supplication of the Black Aberdeen by Rudyard Kipling - Dated 1927 by Medici Society - Other - see description - This is the first separate U. K. edition.In original wrappers, with darkening. Drawings by G. L. Stampa.- The New Gulliver by Wendell Phillips Garrison - Dated 1898 by The Marion Press - Limited EditionHandsome antique volume is bound in quarter leather. Partially uncut pages show foxing.- The Green Pastures: A Fable Suggested by Roark Bradford's Southern Sketches, "Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun" by Marc Connelly - Dated 1930 by Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated - Signed Edition - Pulitzer prize winning play based on Roark Bradford's classic of black Americana, "Ol' Man Adam An' His Chillun."Copy number 537 of a limited edition of 550. Signed by both author and illustrator Robert Edmond Jones. Spine cover and edges show chipping. Tightly bound. Interior clean and bright. Shelfworn black slipcase lacks top panel.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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John B. Rathbun AEROPLANE ENGINES IN THEORY AND PRACTICE 1921 First Edition Airplane Design Thermodynamics Illustrated Manual Fold-Out Plates

Lot 2007: John B. Rathbun AEROPLANE ENGINES IN THEORY AND PRACTICE 1921 First Edition Airplane Design Thermodynamics Illustrated Manual Fold-Out Plates

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Description: Title: Aeroplane Engines in Theory and Practice including Notes on the Design, Thermodynamic Calculations, and Constructional Details of All Types of Aeronautic Engines and Their Accessories. A Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of Self-Instruction for Designers, Aeroplane Constructors, and Students. Adapted Either for Schools or Home Study Courses. Details and Dimensions of the Liberty Twelve EngineAuthor: John B. RathbunPublisher: Stanton and Van Vliet PublishersCity: ChicagoYear: 1921Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 464 pagesWidth: 5.75" Height: 7.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in black cloth with lettering to spine and front cover. Book has a number of stains to front cover and faded lettering to spine. Binding is firm. Endpapers display smudging. Previous owner's name appears in pencil on front flyleaf. Stain can be seen on fore edge of text block. Light smudging to margins of interior. Pages are otherwise clean and without markings. Contains in-text and full-page illustrations, as well as a number of fold-outs.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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11V Antonio Mendez C. WILLIAM FREDERICK'S (1874) SCALE JOURNEY: A SCRATCHBUILDER'S EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENT 2005 Illustrations

Lot 2008: 11V Antonio Mendez C. WILLIAM FREDERICK'S (1874) SCALE JOURNEY: A SCRATCHBUILDER'S EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENT 2005 Illustrations

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Description: Title: William Frederick's (1874) Scale Journey: A Scratchbuilder's Evolutionary Development Author: Antonio Mendez C.Editor: Scottie DaytonPublisher: Pier Books/Dupont CommunicationsCity: Piermont, New YorkYear: 2005Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 266 pagesWidth: 9" Height: 11.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Volumes are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photos and drawings.Please note this lot contains 11 copies of THE SAME TITLE. All of these books are still in shrink wrap.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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W. Fletcher Johnson LIFE OF SITTING BULL AND HISTORY OF THE INDIAN WAR OF 1890-91 Sioux Nation Manners Customs U.S. Military History Plates

Lot 2009: W. Fletcher Johnson LIFE OF SITTING BULL AND HISTORY OF THE INDIAN WAR OF 1890-91 Sioux Nation Manners Customs U.S. Military History Plates

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Description: Title: Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of 1890-91: A Graphic Account of the Life of the Great Medicine Man and Chief Sitting Bull; His Tragic Death; Story of the Sioux Nation; Their Manners and Customs, Ghost Dances and Messiah Craze; Also, a Very Complete History of the Sanguinary Indian War of 1890-91Author: W. Fletcher JohnsonPublisher: Edgewood Publishing Company, PublishersCity: UnknownYear: UnknownBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 544 pagesWidth: 5.75" Height: 8"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in green cloth with stamped gilt lettering and pictorial designs. Book shows external wear, with light soiling and rubbing to covers. Binding is cracked between frontispiece portrait of Sitting Bull and title page, and at rear immediately after last page of text. Pages show occasional light smudging at margins.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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5V Olrig Grange Songs Of Life RARE DECORATIVE ANTIQUE POETRY E. H. Dewart Richard Henry Stoddard

Lot 2010: 5V Olrig Grange Songs Of Life RARE DECORATIVE ANTIQUE POETRY E. H. Dewart Richard Henry Stoddard

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of rare decorative antique poetry books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some authors represented in this lot are Richard Henry Stoddard, Joseph Dana Miller, and E. H. Dewart, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear such as chipping and loss along spine and cracking at hinges. Some volumes may show restorative work.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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L. G. Abell THE SKILFUL HOUSEWIFE'S BOOK 1846 Recipes Household Duties  Gardening Remedies Treatments

Lot 2011: L. G. Abell THE SKILFUL HOUSEWIFE'S BOOK 1846 Recipes Household Duties Gardening Remedies Treatments

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Description: Title: The Skilful Housewife's Book, or Complete Guide to Domestic Cookery, Taste, Comfort, and Economy. Embracing 659 Receipts, Pertaining to Household Duties, Gardening, Flowers, Birds, Plants, Etc. Author: L. G. AbellPublisher: D. NewellCity: New YorkYear: 1846Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 208 pagesWidth: 4.75" Height: 7.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Covers show light soiling, with moisture markings to rear cover. Minor loss of material is visible at upper right corner of front cover. Front endpaper displays foxing and pencil markings. Doodling can also be seen on rear endpaper. Pages have foxing throughout. Illustrated with frontispiece and title page vignette. The book is complete, between original covers, and entails 208 pages. Instead of a Table of Contents, a complete Index is at the front. The copyright page reads (betrween parallel lines), "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1846, by D. NEWELL, n [sic] the Clerk's office of the District Court for the Southern District of New-York." In small caps below another line is printed, "Stereotyped by Vincent Dill, Jr. 17 Ann Street, N.Y." Front and back covers are identically embossed. Back cover shows water spots along the left edge. Both upper-right front cover and upper-left back cover corners are chipped. Binding is pretty good and the book is sturdy enough to be easily readable.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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6V Stomach Cancer Physiology DECORATIVE ANTIQUE MEDICAL BOOKS Consumption Cures Emergency

Lot 2012: 6V Stomach Cancer Physiology DECORATIVE ANTIQUE MEDICAL BOOKS Consumption Cures Emergency

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique medical books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include stomach cancer, emergency care, and medical chemistry, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear with chipping and/or loss along spines, cracking at hinges, and some moisture indications and 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: $7.50

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3V Bangor Historical Magazine MAINE HISTORY Old Town Penobscot Portland Centennial

Lot 2013: 3V Bangor Historical Magazine MAINE HISTORY Old Town Penobscot Portland Centennial

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Description: This auction lot includes the following group of titles:- The Bangor Historical Magazine, Volume I, July 1885 - June 1886 by Joseph W. Porter, uncredited author Edited by Joseph W. Porter - Dated 1885 by Benjamin A. Burr Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No This volume was previously from the collection of an antiquarian society, and contains stamps, bookplates, and other markings. There is a gift inscription on the front free endpaper.- Centennial Celebration: An Account of the Municipal Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Portland, July 4th, 5th and 6th, 1886 by John T. Hull, uncredited author Edited by John T. Hull - Dated 1886 by Owen, Strout & CompanyThis volume shows some age/wear such as rubbing along spine, a lacking front free endpaper, and cracking at hinges. This volume is ex-library, and contains perforated stamps and other markings. - Sketches of the Town of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine, From Its Earliest Settlement, To 1879; With Biographical Sketches by David Norton - Dated 1881 by S. G. RobinsonThis volume shows advanced age/wear such as a partially detached front board, cracking at hinges, and some loosening and/or detached pages.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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McNeer Lard ARMED WITH COURAGE 1957 Author-Signed First Edition Biography Seven Humanitarians Illustrations

Lot 2014: McNeer Lard ARMED WITH COURAGE 1957 Author-Signed First Edition Biography Seven Humanitarians Illustrations

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Description: Title: Armed with CourageAuthor: Lynd Ward, May McNeerPublisher: Abingdon PressCity: New YorkYear: 1957Printing Information: Limited EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 112 pagesWidth: 7.5" Height: 9.75"Book Details: The husband-and-wife team of May McNeer and Lynd Ward have spotlighted seven humanitarians, uniting their stories under the title "Armed with Courage." These humanitarians are Florence Nightingale, Father Damien, George Washington Carver, Jame Addams, Wilfred Grenfell, Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Schweitzer. Each section of the book is introduced with an illustration followed by a caption and the name of the individual. There is also a full-page portrait of each subject; other illustrations are interspersed throughout the text. All the artwork consists of black-and-white drawings.The text begins with a pivotal, dramatic experience in each person's life; the authors have chosen youthful...Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition signed by both authors on the blank page opposite title page. Inscription reads "To Robert / with every good wish / from / Mary McNeer and / Lynd Ward."Volume is bound in light blue cloth with stamped silver lettering to spine and front cover. Book shows mild external wear, with sunning to spine and front cover. Binding is tight. Interior is clean and bright. Illustrated with numerous 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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6V Washington Pioneers West ANTIQUE UNITED STATES HISTORY John Adams Historical Briefs

Lot 2015: 6V Washington Pioneers West ANTIQUE UNITED STATES HISTORY John Adams Historical Briefs

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique United States history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include pioneers of the West and the times of Washington and John Adams, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this group show more advanced age/wear, such as sunning to boards, chipping along spine, and cracking at hinges.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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Lucien Levy-Bruhl HOW NATIVES THINK (LES FONCTIONS MENTALES DANS LES SOCIETES INFERIEURES) c1925 Ethnology Primitive Mentality

Lot 2016: Lucien Levy-Bruhl HOW NATIVES THINK (LES FONCTIONS MENTALES DANS LES SOCIETES INFERIEURES) c1925 Ethnology Primitive Mentality

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Description: Title: How Natives Think (Les fonctions mentales dans les societes inferieures)Author: Lucien Levy-Bruhl - Lucien Levy-Bruhl was a French scholar trained in philosophy, who made contributions to the budding fields of sociology and ethnology. His primary field of study involved primitive mentality.Lévy-Brühl was born in Paris. He was an anthropologist who wrote about the 'primitive mind'. In his work "How Natives Think" (1910), Levy-Bruhl speculated about what he posited as the two basic mindsets of mankind, "primitive" and "Western." The primitive mind does not differentiate the supernatural from reality, but rather uses "mystical participation" to manipulate the world. According to Levy-Bruhl, moreover, the primitive mind doesn't address contradictions. The Western mind, by contrast, uses speculation and logic. Like many theorists of his time, Levy-Bruhl believed in a historical and evolutionary teleology leading from the primitive mind to the Western mind. Sociologist Stanislav Andreski argued that despite its flaws, Levy-Bruhl's "How Natives Think" was an accurate and valuable contribution to anthropology, perhaps even more so than better-known work by Claude Levi-Strauss.Levy-Bruhl's work, especially the concepts of collective representation and participation mystique, influenced the psychological theory of C. G. Jung.Translor: Lilian A. ClarePublisher: Alfred A. KnopfCity: New YorkYear: circa 1925Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 392 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blue cloth with stamped lettering to spine. Book shows fading to spine and top margin of front cover. Binding is tight. Partially uncut pages are 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: $4.50

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6V Florence Mediterranean DECORATIVE ANTIQUE TRAVEL & EXPLORATION Days In Cornwall

Lot 2017: 6V Florence Mediterranean DECORATIVE ANTIQUE TRAVEL & EXPLORATION Days In Cornwall

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique travel and exploration books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: A Wanderer in Florence, Letters of Travel, and The Mediterranean Traveller, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear indications such as chipping and loss at spine edges, cracking along hinges, and some marginalia on endpapers. Some volumes are ex-library, and may contain stamps, bookplates, or other 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: $12.50

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Amelia B. Edwards A THOUSAND MILES UP THE NILE 1897 Antique Decorative Binding Plates Drawings

Lot 2018: Amelia B. Edwards A THOUSAND MILES UP THE NILE 1897 Antique Decorative Binding Plates Drawings

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Description: Title: A Thousand Miles up the NileAuthor: Amelia B. EdwardsPublisher: L. C. Page and CompanyCity: BostonYear: 1897Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: x/468 pagesWidth: 5.75" Height: 8"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and elaborate ornamental designs. Book shows external wear, with light soiling and rubbing to covers. Binding is solid. Extensive annotations in ink relating to previous owner's 1901 trip to Egypt, with names of party and sites visited with dates. Name in ink at top of front flyleaf. Underlining appears on page 65. Otherwise lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece, 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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George Wharton James IN AND AROUND THE GRAND CANYON 1911 Plates Pictures Fold-Out Map & Fold-Out Panoramic Illustration

Lot 2019: George Wharton James IN AND AROUND THE GRAND CANYON 1911 Plates Pictures Fold-Out Map & Fold-Out Panoramic Illustration

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Description: Title: In & Around the Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in ArizonaAuthor: George Wharton James - George Wharton James was a prolific popular lecturer, photographer and journalist, writing more than 40 books and many articles and pamphlets on California and the American Southwest.James was born in Lincolnshire, England. He was ordained as a Methodist minister and came to the United States in 1881, serving in parishes in Nevada and southern California. However, in 1889 he was sued for divorce, accused by his wife with committing numerous acts of adultery. He subsequently underwent an ecclesiastical trial, charged with real estate fraud, using faked credentials, and sexual misconduct. He was defrocked, although he was later reinstated.James' books included "The Wonders of the Colorado Desert" (1906), "Through Ramona's Country" (1909), "In & Out of the Old Missions of California" (1912), and "The Lake of the Sky" (1915). Characteristics of his writing included romanticism, an enthusiasm for natural environments, idealization of aboriginal lifeways, and health faddism. He had a long-running feud with Charles Fletcher Lummis, another writer with similar regional interests.The California State Library and the University of California, Berkeley have collections of James' books and pamphlets. A collection of his photographs is on file at the University of New Mexico. The Southwest Museum in Los Angeles also has some of his papers and photographs.Publisher: Little, Brown, and CompanyCity: BostonYear: 1911Printing Information: Other - see descriptionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: xiii/352 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8.5"Book Details: Revised and enlarged editionCondition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blue cloth, lettering and cover illustration in pink and brown. Book shows light external wear. Binding is tight. Pages are clean and without markings. Contains 23 full-page plates, 77 pictures in text. Fold-out map and panoramic fold-out illustration are well preserved.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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11V Charles Z. Lincoln STATE OF NEW YORK MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNORS 1909 First Edition Colonial & 19th-Century Political History Plates

Lot 2020: 11V Charles Z. Lincoln STATE OF NEW YORK MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNORS 1909 First Edition Colonial & 19th-Century Political History Plates

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Description: Title: State Of New York Messages from the Governors Comprising Executive Communications to the Legislature and Other Papers relating to Legislation from the Organization of the First Colonial Assembly in 1683 to and including the Year 1906. With NotesAuthor: uncredited authorEditor: Charles Z. LincolnPublisher: J. B. Lyon Company, State PrintersCity: AlbanyYear: 1909Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 11 Complete: YesWidth: 6.5" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in brown cloth with bright gilt lettering to red, black and yellow spine labels. Volumes show light shelfwear. Volume VIII has torn front flyleaf. Interiors are otherwise 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: $29.50

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7V Natural Law Sylvester Judd DECORATIVE ANTIQUE THEOLOGY Sermons Life Of Christ

Lot 2021: 7V Natural Law Sylvester Judd DECORATIVE ANTIQUE THEOLOGY Sermons Life Of Christ

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: Mirror of the Soul, Life and Character of Sylvester Judd, Notes on Mark, and Sermons on the Life of Christ, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear such as chipping and/or loss along spine, cracking at hinges, and some moisture indications. Some volumes may have bookplates or some marginalia on endpapers.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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7V The Haunts Of Men FIRST EDITION ANTIQUE LITERATURE The Shock Of Battle Arm's Length

Lot 2022: 7V The Haunts Of Men FIRST EDITION ANTIQUE LITERATURE The Shock Of Battle Arm's Length

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of first edition antique literature shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles include "The Haunts of Men," "The Sound of Water," "Tales of Men and Ghosts," and "Emily's Quest," among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as sunning and some fading to boards and spines, edge wear, and some cracking at hinges.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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23V Phonetics Siriono Kinship System LINGUISTICS Germon Phonology Tone Languages

Lot 2023: 23V Phonetics Siriono Kinship System LINGUISTICS Germon Phonology Tone Languages

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of linguistics books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include phonetics, the Siriono kinship system, German phonology, and tone languages, among others. 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 condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. One volume shows significant wear to binding.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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Niagara Cortland Erie NEW YORK STATE HISTORY Irish Chenango Valley Adirondacks

Lot 2024: Niagara Cortland Erie NEW YORK STATE HISTORY Irish Chenango Valley Adirondacks

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Description: Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of New York state history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.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. These volumes were a part of a historical society's collection, and may contain blacked out stamps or other 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: $36.50

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Charles A. Eastman WIGWAM EVENINGS 1930 Author-Signed Sioux Folk Tales Edwin Willard Deming Illustrations U. S. Literature

Lot 2025: Charles A. Eastman WIGWAM EVENINGS 1930 Author-Signed Sioux Folk Tales Edwin Willard Deming Illustrations U. S. Literature

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Description: Title: Wigwam Evenings: Sioux Folk Tales RetoldAuthor: Charles A. Eastman - Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S'a) was a Native American physician, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. He was of Santee Sioux and Anglo-American ancestry. Active in politics and issues on American Indian rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded 32 Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. He is considered the first Native American author to write American history from the native point of view., Elaine Goodale EastmanPublisher: Little, Brown, and CompanyCity: BostonYear: 1930Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: xvi/253 pagesWidth: 5.5" Height: 7.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce autographaed edition of this work by Charles A. and Elaine Goodale Eastman, signed by Charles Eastman on the front flyleaf. The name "Ohiyesa" is written in parenthesis underneath his signature. Antique volume is bound in brown cloth with white and black stamped titles, and an elaborate blue, beige and black stamped vignette on the front cover. This former historical society volume shows external wear with markings to mid-section (white smudge) and lower portion of spine. Call number in white appears at foot of spine and stamped name blotted out from front flyleaf and title page. "#199" appears next to marking on front flyleaf and is blotted out on title page. No other institutional marking or attachment is visible. Pages show faint water marking to lower inside corners and occasional light foxing. Illustrated with 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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6V City Ballads Sabine Farm DECORATIVE ANTIQUE POETRY Ingram Crockett Clara Bancroft Beatley

Lot 2026: 6V City Ballads Sabine Farm DECORATIVE ANTIQUE POETRY Ingram Crockett Clara Bancroft Beatley

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique poetry shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: Farm Legends, Farm Ballads, City Ballads, and Echoes from the Sabine Farm, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as rubbing to boards and some chipping to spine edges. Some volumes have writing on the endpapers.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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6V Life In Earnest Sermons ANTIQUE THEOLOGY Paley's Natural Theology

Lot 2027: 6V Life In Earnest Sermons ANTIQUE THEOLOGY Paley's Natural Theology

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique theology books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include sermons, gospel commentary, and Paley's natural theology, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear such as chipping at spine edges. One volume is ex-library and may contain stamps, bookplates, or other 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: $8.50

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John Card Graves GENEALOGY OF THE GRAVES FAMILY IN AMERICA Volume I 1896 First Edition Antique Reference Plates

Lot 2028: John Card Graves GENEALOGY OF THE GRAVES FAMILY IN AMERICA Volume I 1896 First Edition Antique Reference Plates

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Description: Title: Genealogy of the Graves Family in America. Volume I: Sketch of the Family in England. Genealogy of the Family of Thomas Graves, of Hatfield, Mass.Author: John Card GravesPublisher: Baker, Jones & Co.City: BuffaloYear: 1896Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: xxv/521 pagesWidth: 6.75" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in red cloth over beveled boards, with gilt lettering to spine. Front and spine covers show heavy staining. Binding is tight. Faint water markings are visible along edges of rear endpaper. Interior is otherwise clean and without markings. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait of the author and plates. Newspaper clipping with group photo relating to the author is laid in at rear of volume.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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5V New Haven Colony Homes NEW ENGLAND HISTORY Old Boston Colonial

Lot 2029: 5V New Haven Colony Homes NEW ENGLAND HISTORY Old Boston Colonial

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of New England history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include New Haven, currency of the Massachusetts Bay, and houses, among others. 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 condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some volumes in this group may show moisture indications, or are ex-library.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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6V William Charles Macready DECORATIVE ANTIQUE BIOGRAPHIES Lord Byron Margaret Prior

Lot 2030: 6V William Charles Macready DECORATIVE ANTIQUE BIOGRAPHIES Lord Byron Margaret Prior

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique biographies shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include Lord Byron, Mrs. Margaret Prior, and Mrs. Mary Fletcher, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this group show more advanced age/wear such as loosening bindings, cracking at hinges, moisture indications, and chipping and loss along spine, among other indications.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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7V Scientific Angler Horticulture ANTIQUE HISTORY & REFERENCE Spelling Grammar Lord Selkirk

Lot 2031: 7V Scientific Angler Horticulture ANTIQUE HISTORY & REFERENCE Spelling Grammar Lord Selkirk

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique history and reference books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include gardening, grammar, the Pullman car, and Napoleon, among others. "The Publications of the Champlain Society: Lord Selkirk's Diary 1803-1804" is limited edition number 366 of 600.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear such as lacking spine covers, cracking at hinges, loose and/or detached boards, and some moisture indications. These volumes originated from a historical society's collection. Some may contain blacked out stamps or other 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: $10.50

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 1943 New York State World War II-Era Reports of Officers, Committees & Commissioners

Lot 2032: ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 1943 New York State World War II-Era Reports of Officers, Committees & Commissioners

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the 1943 Annual Report of the Boy Scouts of America shown in the corresponding image(s). This World War II-era material pertains to activities in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties of New York State and contains the reports of various officers, committees and commissioners. It contains 11 typed pages and measures approximately 8.5 x 11". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: This stapled booklet with bright color illustration of boy scout on front cover is in excellent condition. Front cover and pages are not torn, perforated or creased. Light pencil markings can be seen to box containing membership figures at the top of one page and in one margin of final page that also shows faint 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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10V Chester Rand Brave & Bold DECORATIVE ANTIQUE ALGER In A New World Paul The Peddler

Lot 2033: 10V Chester Rand Brave & Bold DECORATIVE ANTIQUE ALGER In A New World Paul The Peddler

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique books by Horatio Alger, Jr. shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: In A New World, Chester Rand, Andy Grant's Pluck, and Slow and Sure, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear such as rubbing to boards, cracking at hinges, moisture indications, and some marginalia.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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ANTIQUE ASIAN-LANGUAGE BOOK ON LAID RICE PAPER c1825

Lot 2034: ANTIQUE ASIAN-LANGUAGE BOOK ON LAID RICE PAPER c1825

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the antique Asian-language book shown in the corresponding image(s). This work is string bound, with blue wrappers and text on laid rice paper. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: Covers of this book are detached. Text block is intact, with clean pages that show no markings or tears.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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6V White Mountains DECORATIVE ANTIQUE U. S. HISTORY War Of 1812 Queenstown

Lot 2035: 6V White Mountains DECORATIVE ANTIQUE U. S. HISTORY War Of 1812 Queenstown

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique United States history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the White Mountains, revolutionary incidents, and the War of 1812, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced age/wear such as loss along spine cover, moisture indications, and some torn pages.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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Charles S. Greene SPARKS FROM THE CAMP FIRE 1889 Civil War Accounts & Stories Battles Spies Confederate Prisons Smugglers U.S. Secret Service

Lot 2036: Charles S. Greene SPARKS FROM THE CAMP FIRE 1889 Civil War Accounts & Stories Battles Spies Confederate Prisons Smugglers U.S. Secret Service

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Description: Title: Sparks from the Camp Fire: Thrilling Adventures of Heroism, Adventure, Daring and Suffering, Re-Told by the Boys Who Were There.Hair-Breadth Escapes and Thrilling Adventures of Soldiers, Scouts, Spies, and Refugees; Daring Exploits of Guerrillas, Desperadoes, and Smugglers. Brilliant Deeds of the U. S. Secret Service Officers, Etc. Etc. with Incidents of Mirth and Merriment in Camp and Field. A Truthful Account of the Prison Press of Dixie and the Fortitude and Suffering of Our Brave Soldier Boys.Author: uncredited authorEditor: Charles S. GreenePublisher: Pennsylvania Publishing Co.City: HarrisburgYear: 1889Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 528 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering and elaborate pictorial designs in black to spine and front cover. Book shows mild external wear, with spotting to top margin of front cover. Front hinge is cracked. Volume has decorative endpapers and marbled edges. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with a double frontispiece and plates. Fold-out after page 223 is well preserved.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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37V Nautical Photographs VINTAGE MOTOR BOAT MAGAZINES 1950's Illustrated

Lot 2037: 37V Nautical Photographs VINTAGE MOTOR BOAT MAGAZINES 1950's Illustrated

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Description: Details: This lot includes the group of vintage "Motor Boat" magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). There are 37 magazines in this lot, which are primarily dated from the early 1950's. Each volume has a black and white photograph on the cover and is profusely illustrated throughout. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These magazines generally show well with some age/wear indications such as creasing and some chipping along spines.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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4V Conway's History Of The Ship NEW NAUTICAL HISTORY Merchant Sailing Caravels Galleons Warships Mediterranean Oared Vessels

Lot 2038: 4V Conway's History Of The Ship NEW NAUTICAL HISTORY Merchant Sailing Caravels Galleons Warships Mediterranean Oared Vessels

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Description: This auction lot includes the following group of titles:- The Age of the Galley: Mediterranean Oared Vessels since Pre-Classical Times by uncredited author - Dated 2000 by Chartwell Books Inc.- The Line of Battle: The Sailing Warship, 1650-1840 by Robert Gardiner, uncredited author Edited by Robert Gardiner - Dated 2000 by Chartwell Books Inc.- The Heyday of Sail: The Merchant Ship, 1650-1830 by Robert Gardiner, uncredited author Edited by Robert Gardiner - Dated 2000 by Chartwell Books Inc.- Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: The Sailing Ship, 1000-1650 by Robert Gardiner, uncredited author Edited by Robert Gardiner - Dated 2000 by Chartwell Books Inc.Books and dust jackets are as new. Profusely illustrated.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 Ben Gilbert's Victory DECORATIVE ANTIQUE CHILDREN'S BOOKS Patty Pats Stephen Mitchell's Journey

Lot 2039: 5V Ben Gilbert's Victory DECORATIVE ANTIQUE CHILDREN'S BOOKS Patty Pats Stephen Mitchell's Journey

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some titles included are: Ben Gilbert's Victory, The Patty Pats, Stephen Mitchell's Journey, and Being A Boy, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: The volumes in this lot show some age/wear such as rubbing to boards, edge wear, and some marginalia on endpapers.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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7V Declaration Of Independence ANTIQUE UNITED STATES HISTORY Civil War Benton's Thirty Years View

Lot 2040: 7V Declaration Of Independence ANTIQUE UNITED STATES HISTORY Civil War Benton's Thirty Years View

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique United States history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the Civil War, democracy in the United States, and the Declaration of Independence, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as rubbing and some chipping to spine edges as well as some sunning. These volumes originated from a historical society's collection, and may contain blacked out stamps or other 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: $16.50

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Eva Aschoff MARTIN LUTHER KING MEMORIAL ARTWORK c1968 Mixed Media On Rag Paper

Lot 2041: Eva Aschoff MARTIN LUTHER KING MEMORIAL ARTWORK c1968 Mixed Media On Rag Paper

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Description: Details: This lot includes the original art work by book artist and calligrapher Eva Aschoff shown in the corresponding image(s). Eva Aschoff (1900-1969) created this memorial piece in reaction to the assassination of Martin Luther King. It displays segments of a poem merging with an abstract design. It measures approximately 25" x 14". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: Mixed media work appears on rag paper. Colors are bright. Sheet is well preserved, with no tears, punctures or creasing.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $14.50

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6V Hardy Bookplates Hymnals BOOKS ON BOOKS & LITERARY HISTORY British Architecture Robert Hoe Library Auction Jenkinson Collection

Lot 2042: 6V Hardy Bookplates Hymnals BOOKS ON BOOKS & LITERARY HISTORY British Architecture Robert Hoe Library Auction Jenkinson Collection

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a first edition of W. J. Hardy's "Book-Plates" (Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1893), the 1911 auction catalogues for the sale of "The Library of Robert Hoe" (two volumes in original wrappers rebound as one) and the two-volume limited edition of "Catalogue of the Richard C. Jenkinson Collection (Newark Public Library, 1925). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: As with 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: $13.50

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4V Limited Editions Club SPECIAL PRINTINGS OF CLASSIC LITERATURE All For Love Magic Mountain Thomas Mann

Lot 2043: 4V Limited Editions Club SPECIAL PRINTINGS OF CLASSIC LITERATURE All For Love Magic Mountain Thomas Mann

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of special printings of classic literature shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes some publications which were printed especially for the Limited Editions Club. "The Nibelungenlied" is limited edition number 1190 of 1500, and is signed by the illustrator, Edy Legrand. Thomas Mann's "The Magic Mountain" is limited edition 788 of 1500, and is signed by the illustrator, Felix Hoffman. 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 condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some volumes in this lot are ex-library, and may contain stamps or other indications.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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5V Trotsky Indian Boyhood ANTIQUE HISTORY Baghdad Abused Russia Far East

Lot 2044: 5V Trotsky Indian Boyhood ANTIQUE HISTORY Baghdad Abused Russia Far East

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Some topics include the Middle East, Asia, the Orient, and Russia, among others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These volumes show some age/wear such as rubbing to board edges, a loosening binding, and some marginalia.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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S. Wells Williams THE MIDDLE KINGDOM 1883 Antique Sinology Chinese Culture & History Fold-Out Color Frontispiece Plate Folding Map Illustrations

Lot 2045: S. Wells Williams THE MIDDLE KINGDOM 1883 Antique Sinology Chinese Culture & History Fold-Out Color Frontispiece Plate Folding Map Illustrations

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Description: Title: The Middle Kingdom: A Survey of the Geography, Government, Literature, Social Life, Arts and History of the Chinese Empire and Its InhabitantsAuthor: S. Wells WilliamsPublisher: Charles Scribner's SonsCity: New YorkYear: 1883 Binding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesWidth: 6.75" Height: 9.25"Book Details: "Revised edition, with illustrations and a new map of the empire"Condition / Notes: Antique volumes are bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines and small gilt seal on front covers. Books show mild external wear, with faint markings to covers of first volume. Front hinge of first volume and rear hinge of second are cracked. Antique bookplate appears on front pastedowns, with offsetting to opposite pages. Interiors are clean and without markings. First volume is illustrated with intact bright color fold-out frontispiece plate, second volume has intact fold-out frontispiece in black and white. Both volumes also contain plates and numerous in-text illustrations. Well-preserved folding map is inserted in pouch at rear of second volume.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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Juan Pedro Walker WALKER'S UNIVERSAL ATLAS FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS 1813 26 Fold-Out Double-Page Hand-Colored Maps

Lot 2046: Juan Pedro Walker WALKER'S UNIVERSAL ATLAS FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS 1813 26 Fold-Out Double-Page Hand-Colored Maps

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Description: Title: Walker's Universal Atlas for the Use of SchoolsAuthor: Juan Pedro WalkerPublisher: F. C. and J. Rivington and and 24 othersCity: LondonYear: 1813Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 26 fold-out maps plus advertisementsWidth: 6" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique originally bound in quarter leather and marbled boards has detached boards with extensive chipping and loss of material. Binding is separated at several points, with title page and first map now detached. The former shows foxing along edges and faded blue library stamp to upper portion. Maps have a double-page format, with several needing to be folded out. Margins of maps show occasional foxing and/or minor water markings. Brightly-colored maps are intact.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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SELECTED WRITINGS OF OTTO JESPERSEN c1960 Danish Linguist English Grammar Specialist Essays Papers

Lot 2047: SELECTED WRITINGS OF OTTO JESPERSEN c1960 Danish Linguist English Grammar Specialist Essays Papers

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Description: Title: Selected Writings of Otto JespersenAuthor: Otto Jespersen - Jens Otto Harry Jespersen or Otto Jespersen was a Danish linguist who specialized in the grammar of the English language.Jespersen was a professor of English at the University of Copenhagen from 1893 to 1925, and served as Rector of the university in 1920-21. His early work focused primarily on language teaching reform and on phonetics, but he is best known for his later work on syntax and on language development. He was a vocal supporter and active developer of international auxiliary languages. He was involved in the 1907 delegation that created the auxiliary language Ido, and in 1928, he developed the Novial language, which he considered an improvement over Ido. Jespersen collaborated with Alice Vanderbilt Morris to develop the research program of the International Auxiliary Language Association (IALA), which in 1951 presented Interlingua to the general public. Edward Sapir and William Edward Collinson also collaborated with Morris.He advanced the theories of Rank and Nexus in Danish in two papers: "Sprogets logik" (1913) and "De to hovedarter af grammatiske forbindelser" (1921). Jespersen in this theory of ranks removes the parts of speech from the syntax, and differentiates between primaries, secondaries, and tertiaries; e.g. in "well honed phrase," "phrase" is a primary, this being defined by a secondary, "honed", which again is defined by a tertiary "well". The term Nexus is applied to sentences, structures similar to sentences and sentences in formation, in which two concepts are expressed in one unit; e.g., it rained, he ran indoors. This term is qualified by a further concept called a junction which represents one idea, expressed by means of two or more elements, whereas a nexus combines two ideas. Junction and nexus proved valuable in bringing the concept of context to the forefront of the attention of the world of linguistics.He was most widely recognized for some of his books. "Language: Its Nature, Development and Origin" (1922) is considered by many to be his masterpiece. "Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles" (1909-1949), concentrated on morphology and syntax, and "Growth and Structure of the English Language" (1905) is a comprehensive view of English by someone with another native language, and still in print, over 60 years after his death and more than 100 years after publication. Late in his life he published "Analytic Syntax" (1937), in which he presents his views on syntactic structure using an idiosyncratic shorthand notation. In "The Philosophy of Grammar" (1924) he challenged the accepted views of common concepts in Grammar and proposed corrections to the basic definitions of grammatical case, pronoun, object, voice etc., and developed further his notions of Rank and Nexus. In the 21st century this book is still used as one of the basic texts in modern "Structural linguistics. Mankind, Nation and Individual: from a linguistic point of view" (1925) is one of the pioneering works on Sociolinguistics.Jespersen visited the United States twice: he lectured at the Congress of Arts and Sciences in St. Louis in 1904, and in 1909-1910 he visited both the University of California and Columbia University.[ While in the U.S., he took occasion to study the country's educational system. His autobiography was published in English translation as recently as 1995.Jespersen was a proponent of phonosemanticism and wrote: "Is there really much more logic in the opposite extreme which denies any kind of sound symbolism (apart from the small class of evident echoisms and 'onomatopoeia') and sees in our words only a collection of accidental and irrational associations of sound and meaning? ...There is no denying that there are words which we feel instinctively to be adequate to express the ideas they stand for."After his retirement in 1925, Jespersen remained active in the international linguistic community. In addition to continuing to write, he convened and chaired the first International Meeting on Linguistic Research in Geneva in 1930, and acted as president of the Fourth International Congress of Linguists in Copenhagen in 1936.Jespersen received honourary degrees from Columbia University in New York (1910), St. Andrews University in Scotland (1925), and the Sorbonne in Paris (1927). He was one of the first six international scholars to be elected as honourary members of the Linguistic Society of America.Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.City: LondonYear: circa 1960Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 849 pagesWidth: 6.5" Height: 9.25"Book Details: Published in association with Senjo Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo.Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine. Previous owner's name appears in pen on front pastedown, book is otherwise in excellent condition, with clean, bright and unmarked pages. Book is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait.Intact dust jacket displays light soiling.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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James Nicol VITAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC STATISTICS OF THE CITY OF GLASGOW 1885-1891 1891 Census Information Statistics Urban Development

Lot 2048: James Nicol VITAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC STATISTICS OF THE CITY OF GLASGOW 1885-1891 1891 Census Information Statistics Urban Development

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Description: Title: Vital, Social and Economic Statistics of the City of Glasgow, 1885-1891. With Observations ThereonAuthor: James NicolPublisher: James Maclehose & Sons, Publishers to the UniversityCity: GlasgowYear: 1891Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: xv/447 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8.75"Book Details: Contains census information and statistics on a wide variety of aspects of life in late nineteenth-century Glasgow.Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering and coat of arms to front cover. Book shows mild external wear. Binding is tight. Title page and first page of preface display pencil annotations. Pages are 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: $4.50

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5V Henry Wadsworth Longfellow DECORATIVE ANTIQUE POETRY Alice Cary Kenyon

Lot 2049: 5V Henry Wadsworth Longfellow DECORATIVE ANTIQUE POETRY Alice Cary Kenyon

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique poetry books shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes works by Alice Cary, Oliver Goldsmith, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, among others. 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 condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Some volumes have bookplates on the endpapers.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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Civil War Black Beauty VINTAGE & ANTIQUE LITERATURE & CHILDREN'S BOOKS Coney Island Animals

Lot 2050: Civil War Black Beauty VINTAGE & ANTIQUE LITERATURE & CHILDREN'S BOOKS Coney Island Animals

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Description: Book Details: This shelf lot includes the group of vintage and antique literature and children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Due to the high volume of books we are selling at this auction, we will be offering a number of large lots such as this one during the course of the day. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: Some volumes in this lot show more advanced wear, such as chipping anad/or loss to the spines. Some volumes in this group are ex-library, and may contain stamps or other 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: $49.50

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