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Books and Ephemera - Antique, Signatures, Clocks, Art, etc.

by National Book Auctions

Platinum House

359 lots with images

December 9, 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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2V Crum / Dungan ROMANCE OF AMERICAN PETROLEUM AND GAS 1911 First Edition Oil Industry History Biographical Reference Photographic Plates

Lot 2302: 2V Crum / Dungan ROMANCE OF AMERICAN PETROLEUM AND GAS 1911 First Edition Oil Industry History Biographical Reference Photographic Plates

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Description: Title: Romance of American Petroleum and GasAuthor: uncredited authorEditor: A. R. Crum, A. S. DunganPublisher: Romance of American Petroleum and Gas Co. PublishersCity: New YorkYear: 1911Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesWidth: 8.75" Height: 11.25"Book Details: "This is not a history, because it omits minutiae inseparable from a continuous record. It is just the romance of petroleum and natural gas, and some account of the human factors who have made the history of the business." (fromt the preface)Condition / Notes: Antique set is bound in blind-stamped pebbled black leatherette, with gilt lettering to spines and front covers. Books show light external wear. First volume is tightly bound. Binding of second volume is cracked between pages 240 and 241. Books have floral endpapers. Interiors are clean and bright. Lavishly illustrated with in-text and full-page b&w photographs. Contains many portraits of prominent oil industry figures.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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Hand-Made Artisan WALNUT & CHERRY BENCH Modern Woodworking Craftsmanship

Lot 2303: Hand-Made Artisan WALNUT & CHERRY BENCH Modern Woodworking Craftsmanship

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Description: Details: This handsome, modern hardwood bench is a useful and versatile size. Measuring 30" x 12" x 18", the construction is skillful and sturdy. The legs feature decorative through-mortise and tenon joints. The top, inner panel of the bench is walnut, and the rest of the piece looks to be made of cherry. In place of a signature, the woodworker left a signature mark in five place on the bench (see photos). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This piece has a few scratches and normal evidence of wear, but is generally in very good condition.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. This lot will be available for pickup only.

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6V Signed Morgan Parliamentary Taxation Markino London  ANTIQUE ENGLISH HISTORY Signed Calvert Family Holiday Mitford Our Village Isis & Thamesis York

Lot 2304: 6V Signed Morgan Parliamentary Taxation Markino London ANTIQUE ENGLISH HISTORY Signed Calvert Family Holiday Mitford Our Village Isis & Thamesis York

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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 "The History of Parliamentary Taxation in England" (Moffat, Yard & Company, 1911), signed and inscribed by author Shepard Ashman Morgan, "Family Holiday: A Little Tour in a Second-Hand Car" (Putnam, 1932), signed and inscribed by author W. R. Calvert, and "York Historic-Pictorial" (Hood & Co. Ltd, The Sanbride Press, 1928) by Harold & Peter Hood.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: $10.50

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LA VAPEUR: SA PRODUCTION ET SON EMPLOI 1893 First French-Language Edition Of Boiler Manufacturers Babcock & Wilcox Catalogue Plates

Lot 2305: LA VAPEUR: SA PRODUCTION ET SON EMPLOI 1893 First French-Language Edition Of Boiler Manufacturers Babcock & Wilcox Catalogue Plates

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Description: Title: La vapeur: sa production et son emploi avec catalogue contenant l'histoire, la description et les applications des chaudieres construitesAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: Cie. Babcock & WilcoxCity: New YorkYear: 1893Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 199 pagesWidth: 7.75" Height: 10.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first French-language edition of "Steam: Its Generation and Uses" (based on the 27th edition), with catalogue of boiler manufacturer Babcock & Wilcox.Antique volume is bound in brown cloth, with stamped lettering to spine and stamped gilt lettering and pictorial design to front cover. Ex-library book shows moderate external wear, with call number written in white at foot of spine. Rear hinge is cracked, with loosening board. Front hinge has been reinforced. Previous owner's name appears on front pastedown. Book has decorative endpapers. Front flyleaf has been excised. Edges of text block are tinted red. Call number in pencil can be seen on copyright page. Pages are clean and bright. Profusely illustrated with in-text and full-page illustration.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 Merchant Ships 1943 Samuel Kelly ANTIQUE NAUTICAL HISTORY Leslie Old Sea Wings Ways Words Hurd Ports Of The World Meloney Heritage Tyre

Lot 2306: 5V Merchant Ships 1943 Samuel Kelly ANTIQUE NAUTICAL HISTORY Leslie Old Sea Wings Ways Words Hurd Ports Of The World Meloney Heritage Tyre

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on nautical history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Robert C. Leslie's "Old Sea Wings, Ways and Words, in the Days of Oak and Hemp" (Chapman and Hall, Limited, 1890, rebacked) and "Merchant Ships 1943" (The Macmillan Company, 1944), edited by E. C. Talbot-Booth. 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: $15.50

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Karl Student KRETA: SIEG DER KUHNSTEN 1942 First Edition German Paratroopers Invasion Of Crete World War II Propaganda Photo Album

Lot 2307: Karl Student KRETA: SIEG DER KUHNSTEN 1942 First Edition German Paratroopers Invasion Of Crete World War II Propaganda Photo Album

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Description: Title: Kreta: Sieg der Kuhnsten. Vom Heldenkampf der FallschirmjagerAuthor: uncredited authorEditor: Karl StudentPublisher: Steirische VerlagsanstaltCity: Graz, AustriaYear: 1942Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: UnpaginatedWidth: 9" Height: 12.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce German-lanaguage propaganda photo album, with foreword by Hermann Goring and introductory text by Karl Student.Volume is bound in camouflage-patterned paper-covered boards with black-lettered green cloth spine. Eagle emblem with swastika appears at center of front cover. Book shows mild external wear concentrated at extremities. Binding is cracked at title page. Profusely illustrated with captioned b&w propaganda photos of German paratroopers in action during the invasion of Crete during World War II.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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Thomas Paine THE WORKS OF THOMAS PAINE 1797 Political & Revolutionary Politics Common Sense Public Good Letter To Abbe Raynal

Lot 2308: Thomas Paine THE WORKS OF THOMAS PAINE 1797 Political & Revolutionary Politics Common Sense Public Good Letter To Abbe Raynal

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Description: Title: The Works of Thomas Paine, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, to the Congress of the United States, in the Late WarAuthor: Thomas Paine - Thomas Paine was an English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary. As the author of two highly influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, he inspired the America Patriots in 1776 to declare independence from Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment era rhetoric of transnational human rights. He has been called "a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination."Born in Thetford, England, in the county of Norfolk, Paine emigrated to the British American colonies in 1774 with the help of Benjamin Franklin and he arrivied in time to participate in the American Revolution. His principal contributions were the powerful, widely read pamphlet "Common Sense" (1776), the all-time best-selling American book that advocated colonial America's independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, and "The American Crisis" (1776-83), a pro-revolutionary pamphlet series. "Common Sense" was so influential that John Adams said, "Without the pen of the author of Common Sense, the sword of Washington would have been raised in vain."Paine lived in France for most of the 1790s, becoming deeply involved in the French Revolution. He wrote the "Rights of Man" (1791), in part a defense of the French Revolution against its critics. His attacks on British writer Edmund Burke led to a trial and conviction in absentia in 1792 for the crime of seditious libel. In 1792, despite not speaking French, he was elected to the French National Convention. The Girondists regarded him as an ally. Consequently, the Montagnards, especially Robespierre, regarded him as an enemy. In December 1793, he was arrested and imprisoned in Paris, then released in 1794. He became notorious because of "The Age of Reason" (1793-94), his book that advocates deism, promotes reason and freethinking, and argues against institutionalized religion in general and Christian doctrine in particular. He also wrote the pamphlet "Agrarian Justice" (1795), discussing the origins of property, and introduced the concept of a guaranteed minimum income.In 1802, he returned to America where he died on June 8, 1809. Only six people attended his funeral as he had been ostracized for his ridicule of Christianity.Publisher: James CareyCity: PhiladelphiaYear: 1797Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: vi/391 plus 1 page of advertisementsWidth: 5.75" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first volume of the works of Thomas Paine.Antique volume is bound in full leather, with gilt-lettered spine label. Book shows external wear, with rubbing to covers and cracking along spine edges. Front board is loosening. Text block is intact. Antique book plate appears on front pastedown. Pages display foxing throughout.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 Adams Wanamaker William Unruly Daughter ANTIQUE HISTORY Hays Cheerio Armenia Islam Pilgrim Memorials Plymouth Fold-Out Map

Lot 2309: 6V Adams Wanamaker William Unruly Daughter ANTIQUE HISTORY Hays Cheerio Armenia Islam Pilgrim Memorials Plymouth Fold-Out Map

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Bleeding Armenia: Its History and Horrors under the Curse of Islam" (Publishers' Union, 1896) by A. W. Williams, and "Cheerio:The Story of an American Medical Officer at the Fighting Front with the British Army" (Alfred A. Knopf, 1919, in soiled dust jacket), signed and inscribed by author Major Harold M. Hays. Please note that the latter has marginal water markings throughout text. 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: $12.50

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Antique CORNELL UNIVERSITY STUDENT SCRAPBOOK Theta Chi Fraternity 1918

Lot 2310: Antique CORNELL UNIVERSITY STUDENT SCRAPBOOK Theta Chi Fraternity 1918

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Description: Details: This antique scrapbook was kept by a student at Cornell University, class of 1918. It's full of newspaper clippings, concert, banquet, and other event programs, and a few photographs. Many items in the scrapbook reflect this student's interest in several college sports, membership in Theta Chi fraternity, Glee and Mandolin Club, and Navy ROTC. Among the photographs is a unique, personal photo of former President William Howard Taft and Cornell President Jacob Gould Schurman, accompanied by clippings describing Taft's speech at Cornell. An original etching of Cornell's iconic McGraw Tower is also part of this lot.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This scrapbook is brittle with age and the edges of its pages are chipped. The contents are in generally 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: $8.50

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Frank Dumont DUMONT'S DARKEY DIALECT DISCOURSES: A COLLECTION OF COMIC MONOLOGS c1910 Minstrel Literature African-American Caricatures

Lot 2311: Frank Dumont DUMONT'S DARKEY DIALECT DISCOURSES: A COLLECTION OF COMIC MONOLOGS c1910 Minstrel Literature African-American Caricatures

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Description: Title: Dumont's Darkey Dialect Discourses: A Collection of Comic MonologsAuthor: Frank Dumont - Frank Dumont was a popular American minstrel show performer and manager.Publisher: M. Witmark & SonsCity: New YorkYear: circa 1910Binding Style: Other - see descriptionPagination: 36 pagesWidth: 5" Height: 6.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce example of "amateur minstrel literature," with back of front cover presenting advertisement for "minstrel properties and requisites."This antique booklet is bound in original stapled illustrated wrappers, with b&w caricatures of African-Americans on covers. Intact wrappers show light soiling and faint water markings. Title page displays noticeable smudging to bottom and fore edges. 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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THE SOMNAMBULIST: PHOTOGRAPHS BY RALPH GIBSON 1970

Lot 2312: THE SOMNAMBULIST: PHOTOGRAPHS BY RALPH GIBSON 1970

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Description: Title: The Somnambulist: Photographs by Ralph GibsonAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: Lustrum PressCity: New YorkYear: 1970Printing Information: Second EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: UnpaginatedWidth: 9.25" Height: 12.75"Book Details: Ralph Gibson (b. January 16, 1939, Los Angeles, California) is an American art photographer best known for his photographic books. His images often incorporate fragments with erotic and mysterious undertones, building narrative meaning through contextualization and surreal juxtaposition.Ralph Gibson studied photography while in the US Navy and then at the San Francisco Art Institute. He began his professional career as an assistant to Dorothea Lange and went on to work with Robert Frank on two films. Gibson has maintained a lifelong fascination with books and book-making. Since the appearance in 1970 of "The Somnambulist," his work has been steadily impelled towards the printed page. To date he has produced over 40 monographs, his most current projects being "State of the Axe" published by Yale University Press in Fall of 2008 and "NUDE" by Taschen (2009). His photographs are included in over one hundred and fifty museum collections around the world, and have appeared in hundreds of exhibitions.Gibson has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (1973, 1975, 1986), a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (D.A.A.D.) Exchange, Berlin (1977), a New York State Council of the Arts (C.A.P.S.) fellowship (1977), and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1985). The Rencontres d'Arles festival presented his work in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1989 and 1994. His book "Syntax" received a mention for the Rencontres d'Arles Book Award in 1983. He was decorated as an Officier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1986) and appointed, Commandeur de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2005) by the French government.His awards include: Leica Medal of Excellence Award (1988), "150 Years of Photography" Award, Photographic Society of Japan (1989), a Grande Medaille de la Ville d'Arles (1994) and the Lucie Award for lifetime achievement (2008).Gibson also received an honorary doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Maryland (1991), and a second honorary doctorate from the Ohio Wesleyan University (1998).He has worked exclusively with the Leica for almost 50 years.Condition / Notes: Book is bound in black cloth, with silver lettering to spine and front cover. Ex-library volume shows external wear, with minor loss of material at ends of spine and outside corners. Faded spine displays traces of removed label at lower portion. Binding is firm. Traces of removal of card pocket are visible on front flyleaf. The word 'discard' appears stamped on rear flyleaf. Light soiling can be seen at edges of title page. A small number of pages have light smudging/spotting to margins. Photographic plates are clean and without markings. Book is preserved in transparent plastic cover with creasing to covers and tears to lower portion of fore edge of 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: $4.50

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E. W. Hengstenberg EGYPT AND THE BOOK OF MOSES OR THE BOOKS OF MOSES ILLUSTRATED BY THE MONUMENTS OF EGYPT 1850 1st Edition

Lot 2313: E. W. Hengstenberg EGYPT AND THE BOOK OF MOSES OR THE BOOKS OF MOSES ILLUSTRATED BY THE MONUMENTS OF EGYPT 1850 1st Edition

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Description: Title: Egypt and the Book of Moses, or the Books of Moses Illustrated by the Monuments of Egypt: With an AppendixAuthor: E. W. HengstenbergTranslor: R. D. C. RobbinsPublisher: Robert Carter & BrothersCity: New YorkYear: 1850Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 300 pagesWidth: 5.25" Height: 7.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows light external wear, with minor loss of material at ends of spine. Binding is tight. Pages display scattered 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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5V Civil War Signed Moore Colt Revolvers Grant Kentucky Rifle AMERICAN WEAPONRY HISTORY Signed Hartzler Confederate Swords & Revolvers Berdan

Lot 2314: 5V Civil War Signed Moore Colt Revolvers Grant Kentucky Rifle AMERICAN WEAPONRY HISTORY Signed Hartzler Confederate Swords & Revolvers Berdan

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on American weaponry history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "Civil War Chief of Sharpshooters, Hiram Berdan: Military Commander and Firearms Inventor" (Northwood Heritage Press, 1989), signed and inscribed by Roy M. Marcot, "The Kentucky Rifle Hunting Pouch: Its Contents and Accoutrements as Used by the Frontiersman, Hunter and Indian" (Madison Grant, 1977), signed and inscribed by author Madison Grant, and a first printing of "Colt Revolvers and the U. S. Navy, 1865 to 1889" (Dorrance & Company, Incorporated, 1987), signed and inscribed by author C. Kenneth Moore.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: Books are in excellent condition. Dust jackets may show 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: $15.50

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28V Brian King MODELLING LATE VICTORIAN BATTLESHIPS 2001 British Naval History Warships Color & B&W; Photos Diagrams

Lot 2315: 28V Brian King MODELLING LATE VICTORIAN BATTLESHIPS 2001 British Naval History Warships Color & B&W; Photos Diagrams

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Description: Title: Modelling Late Victorian BattleshipsAuthor: Brian KingPublisher: Pier Books/Dupont CommunicationsCity: Piermont, New YorkYear: 2001Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 128 pagesWidth: 8.75" Height: 11.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Volumes are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with color & b&w photos, diagrams and drawings.Please note that this lot contains 28 copies of THE SAME TITLE. 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: $39.5

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Herb Kruckman HOL' UP YO' HEAD 1936 Author-Signed First Edition African-American Art Biblical Stories Told In Dialect Black Old & New Testament Characters

Lot 2316: Herb Kruckman HOL' UP YO' HEAD 1936 Author-Signed First Edition African-American Art Biblical Stories Told In Dialect Black Old & New Testament Characters

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Description: Title: Hol' Up Yo' HeadAuthor: Herb Kruckman - New York-born painter, illustrator, cartoonist and author. Publisher: Pitel Publishing Co.City: New YorkYear: 1936Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: Other - see descriptionPagination: UnpaginatedWidth: 8" Height: 10.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition of this work. Author's inscription on verso of front cover reads "To Julian Harris / Herb Kruckman." Antique volume has detached front cover. Spine cover shows minor loss of material at ends and small closed tears. Rear and front covers also display loss at edges and corners. Faint staining appears on edges. Text block is intact. Light soiling can be on title page. Small stain is visible in upper right corner, decreasing in size from title page. Interior is otherwise clean and without markings.33 texts based on Bible stories, told in dialect from the perspective of the black slave, with all biblical characters, including Jesus Christ, represented as African Americans. B&W Kruckman drawings appear on facing 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: $4.50

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5V Signed Curle Women Wells Future America ANTIQUE & VINTAGE PHILOSOPHY & SOCIETY  Progress & Poverty Conwell Tracey Trade Unions

Lot 2317: 5V Signed Curle Women Wells Future America ANTIQUE & VINTAGE PHILOSOPHY & SOCIETY Progress & Poverty Conwell Tracey Trade Unions

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique and vintage books on philosophy and social issues shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are Richard Curle's "Women: An Analytical Study" (Watts & Co., 1947), signed by the author, and a first American edition of "The Future in America: A Search after Realities" (Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906) by H. G. Wells. 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: $9.50

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Adolf Hitler MEIN KAMPF 1939 First Unexpurgated English-Language Translation Of National Socialist Political Manifesto Anti-Semitic Tract

Lot 2318: Adolf Hitler MEIN KAMPF 1939 First Unexpurgated English-Language Translation Of National Socialist Political Manifesto Anti-Semitic Tract

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Description: Title: Mein Kampf - Adolf HitlerAuthor: Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDAP), commonly referred to as the Nazi Party). He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and dictator of Nazi Germany (as Führer und Reichskanzler) from 1934 to 1945. Hitler is commonly associated with the rise of fascism in Europe, World War II, and the Holocaust.A decorated veteran of World War I, Hitler joined the German Workers' Party, precursor of the Nazi Party, in 1919, and became leader of the NSDAP in 1921. In 1923 he attempted a coup d'état, known as the Beer Hall Putsch, in Munich. The failed coup resulted in Hitler's imprisonment, during which time he wrote his memoir, "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle). After his release in 1924, Hitler gained support by promoting Pan-Germanism, antisemitism, and anticommunism with charismatic oratory and Nazi propaganda. After his appointment as chancellor in 1933, he transformed the Weimar Republic into the Third Reich, a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideology of Nazism. His avowed aim was to establish a New Order of absolute Nazi German hegemony in continental Europe.Hitler's foreign and domestic policies had the goal of seizing Lebensraum ("living space") for the Germanic people. He oversaw the rearmament of Germany and the invasion of Poland by the Wehrmacht in September 1939, which led to the outbreak of World War II in Europe. Under Hitler's direction, in 1941 German forces and their European allies occupied most of Europe and North Africa. These gains were gradually reversed after 1941, and in 1945 the Allied armies defeated the German army. Hitler's supremacist and racially motivated policies resulted in the systematic murder of eleven million people, including nearly six million Jews.In the final days of the war, during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, Hitler married his long-time mistress, Eva Braun. On 30 April 1945-less than two days later-the two committed suicide to avoid capture by the Red Army, and their corpses were burned.Publisher: Reynal & HitchcockCity: New YorkYear: 1939Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: xxxvi/993 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 8.75"Book Details: "Mein Kampf" (English: My Struggle or My Battle) is a book by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. It combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of Hitler's political ideology. Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926.While Hitler was in power (1933-1945), "Mein Kampf" came to be available in three common editions. The first, the "Volksausgabe" or People's Edition, featured the original cover on the dust jacket and was navy blue underneath with a gold swastika eagle embossed on the cover. The "Hochzeitsausgabe," or Wedding Edition, in a slipcase with the seal of the province embossed in gold onto a parchment-like cover was given free to marrying couples. In 1940, the "Tornister-Ausgabe" was released. This edition was a compact, but unabridged, version in a red cover and was released by the post office available to be sent to loved ones fighting at the front. These three editions combined both volumes into the same book.A special edition was published in 1939 in honour of Hitler's 50th birthday. This edition was known as the "Jubiläumsausgabe," or Anniversary Issue. It came in both dark blue and bright red boards with a gold sword on the cover. This work contained both volumes one and two. It was considered a deluxe version, relative to the smaller and more common "Volksausgabe."The book could also be purchased as a two-volume set during Hitler's reign, and was available in soft cover and hardcover. The soft cover edition contained the original cover (as pictured at the top of this article). The hardcover edition had a leather spine with cloth-covered boards. The cover and spine contained an image of three brown oak leaves.Condition / Notes: This vintage volume is a scarce American printing of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf." This is a first printing from Reynal & Hitchcock, with no additional printings listed on the copyright page. "This is an accurate translation of a book which is likely to remain the most important political tract of our time, and which is now for the first time available in complete form to the American reader. Until now the only version of "Mein Kampf" in English has been a condensation of the complete book, published in 1933, containing less than half of the total text." (opening paragraph of introduction)Volume is bound in red cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows mild external wear, with spotting to covers. Binding is firm. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with frontispiece map and facsimiles.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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Collectible Antique CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & CONTEMPORARY ADULT FICTION Shakespeare

Lot 2319: Collectible Antique CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & CONTEMPORARY ADULT FICTION Shakespeare

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Description: Book Details: This assortment of collectible antique and contemporary children's and adult literature includes venerable classics, such as "The Jungle Book," "Hans Brinker," and Boy Scout stories, as well as more recent hardcover fiction. Several titles apiece by Truman Capote, Robert Coover, and Ellen Gilchrist exemplify that category; multiple copies of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and a set of Shakespeare in a delightfully small size complete the lot.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: $50.00

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John Devoy THE LAND OF EIRE: THE IRISH LEAGUE 1882 First Edition Political & Social History Dublin Belfast Queenstown Engraved Plates

Lot 2320: John Devoy THE LAND OF EIRE: THE IRISH LEAGUE 1882 First Edition Political & Social History Dublin Belfast Queenstown Engraved Plates

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Description: Title: The Land of Eire: The Irish Land League: Its Origin, Progress and Consequences Preceded by a Concise History of the Various Movements Which Have Culminated in the Last Great Agitation. With a Descriptive and Historical Account of Ireland from the Earliest Period to the Present DayAuthor: John Devoy - John Devoy was an Irish rebel leader and exile.Publisher: Patterson & NeilsonCity: New YorkYear: 1882Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 220 pagesWidth: 8.25" Height: 10.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in green cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to spine and elaborate decorative designs, including numerous pictorial representations on front cover. Book shows external wear, with loss of material at foot of spine.and at outside corners of boards. Staining can be seen at bottom margin of front cover. Hinges are cracked. Rear board is detaching. Front flyleaf is taped to front pastedown. Frontispiece, title page and preface are detached. Gilt-edged pages display foxing that is heavier at ends of text block. Water markings can also be seen on a number of the tissue-guarded plates.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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7V Cheever Bullet Park Eldridge Larkin AUTHOR-SIGNED LITERATURE Oates Bellefleur Foxworth Passengers Drury Decision Field All This & Heaven Too

Lot 2321: 7V Cheever Bullet Park Eldridge Larkin AUTHOR-SIGNED LITERATURE Oates Bellefleur Foxworth Passengers Drury Decision Field All This & Heaven Too

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of author-signed books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a first edition of John Cheever's "Bullet Park: A Novel" (Alfred A. Knopf, 1969, in dust jacket), signed by the author, and Allen Drury's "Decision" (The Franklin Library, 1983), signed by the author. 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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6V China Japan Tibet Mao Writings Hsieh ASIAN HISTORY Signed Jerstad Mani-Rimdu Meadows Chinese Rebellions Steiner Japanese Invasion

Lot 2322: 6V China Japan Tibet Mao Writings Hsieh ASIAN HISTORY Signed Jerstad Mani-Rimdu Meadows Chinese Rebellions Steiner Japanese Invasion

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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 Luther G. Jerstad's "Mani-Rimdu: Sherpa Dance-Drama" (University of Washington Press, 1969, in dust jacket), signed and inscribed by the author, a reprint of the 1856 "The Chinese and Their Rebellions, Viewed in Connection with Their National Philosophy, Ethcis, Legislation and Administration. To Which Is Added, an Essay on Civilization and Its Present State in the East and West" (Academic Reprints, n.d., in dust jacket, with intact fold-out frontispiece map) by Thomas Taylor Meadows, and "Concerning the Question of Tibet" (Foreign Languages Press, 1959). 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: $12.50

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Vintage LABRADOR CRUISE PHOTOGRAPHS 1938 S.S. North Star Canada

Lot 2323: Vintage LABRADOR CRUISE PHOTOGRAPHS 1938 S.S. North Star Canada

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Description: Details: This black and white photographic record of a 1938 Labrador cruise consists of about large-format 92 pictures. Each measures 9.5" x 7.75", and is backed with sturdy oilcloth or canvas, all held together with a strong and permanent binding of metal rivets.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This collection is in very good condition.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $10.50

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6V Carrison Wood To Steel Admiral Lord Rodney AMERICAN NAVAL HISTORY Limited Naval Genius Washington American Revolution Documents

Lot 2324: 6V Carrison Wood To Steel Admiral Lord Rodney AMERICAN NAVAL HISTORY Limited Naval Genius Washington American Revolution Documents

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on American naval history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a limited edition of "The Naval Genius of George Washington" (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1932) by Dudley W. Knox, and a two-volume "Letter-Books and Order-Book of George Lord Rodney, Admiral of the White Squadron, 1780-1782" (New York Historical Society, 1932), being volumes 65 & 66 of Collections of the New York Historical Society. 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: $18.50

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2 Pc. Irish Republican Army HAND-PAINTED PRISON ART Linen Handkerchiefs IRA

Lot 2325: 2 Pc. Irish Republican Army HAND-PAINTED PRISON ART Linen Handkerchiefs IRA

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Description: Details: These two linen handkerchiefs were painted by Irish Republican Army members in Belfast Prison in 1972. Both handkerchiefs are about 16.5" square. In their identical frames, they are 21" square. The first shows a phoenix rising from flames, and reads "Provisional 4th Belfast Prison Batt." Seven names are written on the handkerchief. They are Billy McKee, Frank McArt, John Joe Magee, Martin Meehan, Gerry O'Hare, Pat Shannon, and Tomas MacDonahill. It is dated 7/10/72.The second one is titled "Mise Eire," and depicts a hooded, mourning figure holding a sword in a graveyard, surrounded by roses. The style of painting recalls traditional Celtic art. Below it is the motto, "Honour Irelands Dead." It is signed "Brian White (Rem) Belfast Prison" and is not dated.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: The frames are nicked or chipped in several places, but these artworks are otherwise 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: $19.50

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Charles Butts THE MISSISSIPPIAN SERIES OF EASTERN KENTUCKY 1922 Author-Signed First Edition Geology Fold-Out Plates B&W; Photos

Lot 2326: Charles Butts THE MISSISSIPPIAN SERIES OF EASTERN KENTUCKY 1922 Author-Signed First Edition Geology Fold-Out Plates B&W; Photos

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Description: Title: The Mississippian Series of Eastern Kentucky: A Regional Interpretation of the Stratigraphic Relations of the Sub-Carboniferous Group Based on New and Detailed Field ExaminationsAuthor: Charles Butts - Charles Butts was an American paleontologist.Butts was born in 1863. In 1899 He got his bachelor's degree, following by the master's in 1900 from Alfred University. In 1901 he joined the United States Geological Survey for a position as assistant geologist, and then was promoted to paleontologist in 1909, and in 1912 became a geologist. He worked with USGS till his retirement in 1933. Starting from 1933 he was hired by the Virginia Geological Survey, for mapping of the Paleozoic formations of the Appalachian valley. He died in 1946. While being employed, he conducted a lot of geological surveys in states like Alabama, Kentucky, and Virginia.Publisher: The Kentucky Geological SocietyCity: Frankfort, KentuckyYear: 1922Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: viii/188 pagesWidth: 6.25" Height: 9.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition of this work, signed and inscribed by the author. Inscription on front pastedown reads "To Floyd and Essie Lee / with the love and best / wishes of the author / Charles Butts / (Popsie)." This book is a volume seven of series six of The Kentucky Geological Survey.Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. State seal of Kentucky can be seen on front cover. Ex-library volume shows light external wear. Paper label with call number is taped at lower end of spine. Tightly-bound book has customary library markings and attachments. Pages are otherwise clean and without markings. Fold-out plates are well preserved. Illustrated with numerous b&w photographs.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 JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND ARTS 1826 Royal Institution Of Great Britain National Military School Astronomy Natural History Chemistry Fold-Out Plates Tables

Lot 2327: A JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND ARTS 1826 Royal Institution Of Great Britain National Military School Astronomy Natural History Chemistry Fold-Out Plates Tables

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Description: Title: A Journal of Science and Arts. No. XLIAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: John MurrayCity: LondonYear: 1826Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 192 pagesWidth: 6.25" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in quarter cloth, with marbled paper-covered boards. Spine has paper labels. Book shows external wear, with light soiling and darkening along edges of boards. Hinges are cracked. Front flyleaf is detached. Armorial bookplate can be seen on front pastedown. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with intact (fold-out) plates 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: $4.50

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H. Allen Smith RHUBARB 1946 First Edition Satirical Novel Cat Inherits Professional Baseball Team

Lot 2328: H. Allen Smith RHUBARB 1946 First Edition Satirical Novel Cat Inherits Professional Baseball Team

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Description: Title: RhubarbAuthor: H. Allen Smith - Harry Allen Wolfgang Smith was an American journalist and humorist whose books were popular in the 1940s and 1950s, selling millions of copies.Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Inc.City: Garden City, New YorkYear: 1946Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 301 pagesWidth: 5" Height: 7.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed first edition of this work. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "For Martha / with thanks / H. Allen Smith."Volume is bound in green cloth, with white and red lettering and pictorial designs to spine and front cover. Book shows mild external wear, with light soiling to covers. Binding is firm. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with drawings by Leo Hershfield.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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Charles I. Bushnell A NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF LEVI HENFORD: A SOLDIER OF THE REVOLUTION 1863 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding

Lot 2329: Charles I. Bushnell A NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF LEVI HENFORD: A SOLDIER OF THE REVOLUTION 1863 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding

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Description: Title: A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Levi Hanford: A Soldier of the RevolutionAuthor: Charles I. BushnellPublisher: Privately PrintedCity: New YorkYear: 1863Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 80 pagesWidth: 6" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in half leather, with marbled paper-covered boards and stamped gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with minor loss of material at head of spine and rubbing along its edges and at corners of boards. Binding is tight. Volume has marbled endpapers. Lightly age-toned pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait and other 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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Tibor Polya ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS c1910 19th-Century Country Outing

Lot 2330: Tibor Polya ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS c1910 19th-Century Country Outing

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Description: Title: Country OutingArtist: Tibor PolyaMedium: Painting - oil on canvasFeatures: OriginalPrint Year: circa 1910Width: 25.0" Height: 29.0"Art Notes: Depiction of spring country outing, with a gentleman and lady with parasol in foreground, dressed in clothing from circa 1830, walking over hill, with a couple behind and on either side of central figures. Lake appears in the distance, with white building, presumably church, yet further in the background. Condition: Painting is preserved within gilt wooden frame showing light wear.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: $39.50

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6V Allen Service Cookbook Seely ANTIQUE DOMESTIC COOKING & HOME DECORATING Linoleum Laying Dressmaking Painting Decorating Sheet Music

Lot 2331: 6V Allen Service Cookbook Seely ANTIQUE DOMESTIC COOKING & HOME DECORATING Linoleum Laying Dressmaking Painting Decorating Sheet Music

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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 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: $10.50

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2V THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND THE ARTS 1825/1827 Royal Institution Of Great Britain Mount Etna Zodiacal Stars Optics

Lot 2332: 2V THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND THE ARTS 1825/1827 Royal Institution Of Great Britain Mount Etna Zodiacal Stars Optics

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the pair of antique compilations of the Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and the Arts shown in the corresponding image(s). These are volumes XIX (1825) and XXII (1827) of this publication of The Royal Institution of Great Britain. Among the papers present in these volumes are "An Account of the Eruption of Mount Etna, of the 27th May, 1819," "Some Account of the late M. Guinand, Optician of Brenets, in the Canton of Neuschatel, in Switzerland," "Corrections of the Catalogue of Zodiacal Stars Inserted in the Third Number of the Astronomical Collections" by Thomas Henderson, "Observations on Professor Carena's Monograph on the Genus Hirudo" by James Rawlins Johnson, and "Outlines of Geology, Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures on That Subject, Delivered in the Amphitheatre of the Royal Institution of Great Britain" by William Thomas Brande. 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: $7.50

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Handsome Antique EARLY 19th C. WINDSOR ARM CHAIR Classic Black Sack-Back

Lot 2333: Handsome Antique EARLY 19th C. WINDSOR ARM CHAIR Classic Black Sack-Back

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Description: Details: This primitive, antique Windsor chair was probably made in the first quarter of the 19th century. Constructed in the classic sack-back style with simple turned legs, the black paint finish is old and looks original, but small spots on the stretchers indicate that it might originally have been painted green. The arms and molded, oval seat are made of oak. The chair stands 38" high, and the seat is 18" from the floor. It is 26" wide, with a shallow seat only 15" deep. Despite that, the chair is quite comfortable due to its dished and well-worn seat, and its perfectly angled back.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction. Condition / Notes: This chair is very solid and sturdy with no damage except normal paint wear on frequently touched surfaces, such as the arms.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. This lot will be available for pickup only.

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Armand Weiser DIE BAUTEN DER GEMEINDE WIEN AM FUCHSENFELD 1927 First Edition Vienna Architecture Photographic Plates

Lot 2334: Armand Weiser DIE BAUTEN DER GEMEINDE WIEN AM FUCHSENFELD 1927 First Edition Vienna Architecture Photographic Plates

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Description: Title: Die Bauten der Gemeinde Wien am FuchsenfeldAuthor: Armand Weiser - Armand Weiser was an Austrian architect and author, active in Vienna and District 1 - Inner City.Publisher: Friedrich Ernst Hubsch VerlagCity: BerlinYear: 1927Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: UnpaginatedWidth: 8" Height: 10.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce German-language first edition study of early twentieth-century Viennese architecture.Antique volume is bound in quarter green cloth with paper-covered boards. Stamped gilt lettering appears on spine and front cover. Paper label is attached to lower portion of spine. Book shows external wear, with cracking along edges. Covers display light soiling. Hinges are cracked. Antique bookplate appears on front pastedown. Light foxing can be seen on page margins. Illustrated with photographic plates.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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James Whitcomb Riley A CHILD-WORLD 1897 Author-Signed Limited Edition Popular American Poetry Antique Decorative Binding

Lot 2335: James Whitcomb Riley A CHILD-WORLD 1897 Author-Signed Limited Edition Popular American Poetry Antique Decorative Binding

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Description: Title: A Child-WorldAuthor: James Whitcomb Riley - James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the Hoosier Poet and Children's Poet for his dialect works and his children's poetry respectively. His poems tended to be humorous or sentimental, and of the approximately one thousand poems that Riley authored, the majority are in dialect. His famous works include "Little Orphant Annie" and "The Raggedy Man".Riley began his career writing verses as a sign maker and submitting poetry to newspapers. Thanks in part to an endorsement from poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, he eventually earned successive jobs at Indiana newspaper publishers during the latter 1870s. Riley gradually rose in prominence during the 1880s through his poetry reading tours. He traveled a touring circuit first in the Midwest, and then nationally, holding shows and making joint appearances on stage with other famous talents. Regularly struggling with his alcohol addiction, Riley never married or had children, and was involved in a scandal in 1888 when he became too drunk to perform. He became more popular in spite of the bad press he received, and as a result extricated himself from poorly negotiated contracts that limited his earnings; he quickly became very wealthy.Riley became a bestselling author in the 1890s. His children's poems were compiled into a book and illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. Titled the "Rhymes of Childhood," the book was his most popular and sold millions of copies. As a poet, Riley achieved an uncommon level of fame during his own lifetime. He was honored with annual Riley Day celebrations around the United States and was regularly called on to perform readings at national civic events. He continued to write and hold occasional poetry readings until a stroke paralyzed his right arm in 1910.Although he was popular in his day, modern critics rate Riley as a minor poet, citing the quality of his work and his lack of serious subject matter as their reasons. Riley's chief legacy was his influence in fostering the creation of a midwestern cultural identity and his contributions to the Golden Age of Indiana Literature. Along with other writers of his era, he helped create a caricature of midwesterners and formed a literary community that produced works rivaling the established eastern literati. There are many memorials dedicated to Riley, including the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children.Publisher: The Bowen-Merrill Co.City: IndianapolisYear: 1897Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 209 pages plus 15 pages of publisher's advertisementsWidth: 5.25" Height: 7.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed limited edition. Author's signature appears at the bottom of title page. This is copy number 67 of 100.Antique volume is bound in red cloth, with gilt lettering and elaborate ornamental designs. Book has red taping to spine. Covers show light soiling and minor loss of material at corners. Hinges are cracked. Binding also cracked between frontispiece and title page. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece.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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Decline & Fall CULTURAL HISTORY Fashion Furniture WWII Guns Taverns Merimee

Lot 2336: Decline & Fall CULTURAL HISTORY Fashion Furniture WWII Guns Taverns Merimee

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Description: Book Details: The focus of this large collection of books is cultural history, although it also includes more conventional works like Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" and a history of WWII. Other topics covered include histories of fashions in clothes and furniture, and studies of American arms and guncraft, and of inns and taverns. The collected works of Prosper Merimee are here, as are volumes by Wallace Nutting, and about Henry Ward Beecher.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: $50.00

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5V Cutty Sark Baltimore Clipper Art Of Rigging SWEETMAN PRINTINGS SHIP MODELING Ship Model Builder's Assistant  Built-Up Ship Model

Lot 2337: 5V Cutty Sark Baltimore Clipper Art Of Rigging SWEETMAN PRINTINGS SHIP MODELING Ship Model Builder's Assistant Built-Up Ship Model

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of uniformly-bound books on ship modeling published by Edward W. Sweetman Company shown in the corresponding image(s). 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: $9.50

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3V William Combe THE THREE TOURS OF DOCTOR SYNTAX 1828 Moralizing Verse English Literature Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates After Rowlandson

Lot 2338: 3V William Combe THE THREE TOURS OF DOCTOR SYNTAX 1828 Moralizing Verse English Literature Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates After Rowlandson

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Description: Title: The Three Tours of Doctor SyntaxAuthor: William Combe - William Combe was a British miscellaneous writer. His early life was that of an adventurer, his later was passed chiefly within the "rules" of the King's Bench Prison. He is chiefly remembered as the author of "The Three Tours of Dr. Syntax," a comic poem. His cleverest piece of work was a series of imaginary letters, supposed to have been written by the second, or "wicked" Lord Lyttelton. Of a similar kind were his letters between Swift and "Stella". He also wrote the letterpress for various illustrated books, and was a general hack.Publisher: R. AckermannCity: LondonYear: 1828Printing Information: Other - see descriptionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 3 Complete: YesWidth: 4.25" Height: 6.25"Book Details: "The Three Tours of Doctor Syntax" is made up of the following three volumes: The Tour of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque; The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of Consolation; The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of a Wife.Condition / Notes: This is a scarce complete three-volume fourth edition of this work.Antique set is bound in blind-stamped light brown cloth, with gilt lettering and decorative designs to spines. Books show mild external wear. Binding of first volume is cracked at page 15, with loose plate. Remaining volumes are soundly bound. Pages display very occasional light foxing and are largely clean and without markings. Illustrated with 78 hand-colored aquatint plates after Thomas Rowlandson. Well-preserved plates have bright colors.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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Sir Frank Crisp MEDIAEVAL GARDENS 1966 Facsimile Of 1924 Edition Pictures From Books & Manuscripts Plates Arrangements Symbolism

Lot 2339: Sir Frank Crisp MEDIAEVAL GARDENS 1966 Facsimile Of 1924 Edition Pictures From Books & Manuscripts Plates Arrangements Symbolism

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Description: Title: Mediaeval Gardens: "Flowery Medes" and Other Arrangements of Herbs, Flowers and Shrubs Grown in the Middle Ages, with Some Account of Tudor, Elizabethan and Stuart GardensAuthor: Sir Frank Crisp - Sir Frank Crisp, 1st Baronet was an English lawyer and microscopist. Crisp was an enthusiastic member, and sometime officer, of the Royal Microscopical Society. He was generous in his support of the Society, donating furniture, books and instruments in addition to his work on technical publications.He was born on 25 October 1843 in London.Crisp's mother died when he was three years old and as a result he was brought up by his grandfather, John Filby Childs. He resolved to take up the law and at 16 was articled to a firm of solicitors. He also studied at the University of London obtaining the degrees of B.A. in 1864 and LL.B. in 1865. In 1867 he married Catherine Howes.He qualified as a solicitor in 1869 and his reputation soon grew, acting in many important commercial contracts. He counted several foreign railroad companies and the Imperial Japanese Navy among his clients, and drew up the contract for the cutting of the Cullinan diamond. He received his baronetcy in 1913 for services as legal advisor to the Liberal Party.In 1895, he bought Friar Park in Henley-on-Thames where he entertained the great and the good. He was a keen horticulturalist and developed spectacular public gardens there, including an alpine garden featuring a 20 foot (6 m) replica of the Matterhorn. He published an exhaustive survey of medieval gardening titled "Mediaeval Gardens."Editor: Catherine Childs PatersonPublisher: Hacker Art BooksCity: New YorkYear: 1966Binding Style: HardcoverPagination: 130 pages plus platesWidth: 9" Height: 11.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce one-volume reprint of the 1924 first edition of this two-volume work. Volume is bound in cream-colored cloth. Book shows external wear, with soiling to covers and small abrasions at head of spine and at corners. Staining and markings can also be seen on edges of text block. Binding is firm. Interior is clean and without markings. Profusely illustrated with pictures from books and manuscripts from the late Middle Ages and the early modern period (the latter illustrating developments of features characteristic of the gardens of the Middle Ages).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 E. Armitage McCann THE SHIPMODELER: OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE SHIP MODEL MAKERS' CLUB 1929-1933 Complete Run Of Antique Modeling Periodical

Lot 2340: 5V E. Armitage McCann THE SHIPMODELER: OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE SHIP MODEL MAKERS' CLUB 1929-1933 Complete Run Of Antique Modeling Periodical

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Description: Title: The Shipmodeler: Official Organ of the Ship Model Makers' ClubAuthor: uncredited authorEditor: E. Armitage McCannPublisher: Ship Model Makers' ClubCity: New YorkYear: 1929-1933Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 5 Complete: YesWidth: 6.25" Height: 9"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This a scarce complete run of this modeling periodical with articles on techniques, specific ships, figure heads, book reviews, club notes, etc.Antique set bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spines and front covers. Volumes show mild external wear, and are solidly bound with clean, lightly age-toned pages. Previous owner's bookplate appears on front endpapers. The work is profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 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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Vintage & Antique ASSORTED EPHEMERA Hotels Health Fruit & Medicine Labels Postcards Stocks

Lot 2341: Vintage & Antique ASSORTED EPHEMERA Hotels Health Fruit & Medicine Labels Postcards Stocks

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Description: Details: This miscellaneous collection of antique and vintage ephemera is varied, including stock certificates from the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co. and related materials; stationery and letterheads from the YMCA and hotels in Atlantic City, Asbury Park, Harrisburg and smaller towns in PA, New Orleans, Miami, Pittsburgh, Canton, Ohio and Johnson City, Tennessee; health pamphlets and NOS patent medicine labels; two beautiful, colorful large fruit labels; General Motors Institute of Technology items; and a generous packet of golden age postcards of France.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These materials are in very good condition, and have been preserved in individual plastic sleeves.For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $6.50

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6V Lutherans Distinguished Cornellians ANTIQUE NEW YORK STATE HISTORY Signed Peltz Top Flight La Fayette Street Ecclesiastical Records

Lot 2342: 6V Lutherans Distinguished Cornellians ANTIQUE NEW YORK STATE HISTORY Signed Peltz Top Flight La Fayette Street Ecclesiastical Records

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Description: Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on New York State history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are W. L. L. Peltz's "The Top Flight at Number One La Fayette Street" (Privately Printed, 1939), signed and inscribed by the author, Murray Edward Poole's "A Story Historical of Cornell University with Biographies of Distinguished Cornellians" (The Cayuga Press, 1916), a three-volume "Ecclesiastical Records: State of New York" (James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1901-1902), with tipped-in slip bearing editor Hugh Hastings' autograph in first and final volume, and George U. Wenner's "The Lutherans of New York" (The Petersfield Press, 1918). 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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THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND THE ARTS 1817 First US Edition Hawaii South Africa Lead Mine Of Dufton Thenard Chemistry Meteoric Stones

Lot 2343: THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND THE ARTS 1817 First US Edition Hawaii South Africa Lead Mine Of Dufton Thenard Chemistry Meteoric Stones

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Description: Title: The Journal of Science and the Arts Volume IIAuthor: uncredited authorPublisher: James Eastburn & Co.City: New YorkYear: 1817Printing Information: First US EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 484 pagesWidth: 5.5" Height: 8.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce compilation of antique journals, containing numbers 3 and 4. Among the papers in this volume are "Sandwich Islands: Voyage around the World" by Archibald Campbell, "Notice respecting Travels toward the Interior of South Africa, in the Years 1811-1815" by William John Burchell, "Traite de Chimie, elementaire, theorique, et pratique" by L. I. Thenard and "Some Account of the Meteoric Stones in the Imperial Museum in Vienna" by Dr. Noehden.Antique volume has taped spine, with light blue paper-covered boards. Duplicate of title page is taped to front board. Boards are attached by spine tape only. Text block is intact. Antique library bookplate appears on back of front cover. Pages display foxing. Illustrated with in-text illustrations and plates at rear of each number.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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Continental REVOLUTIONARY WAR $50 Note Currency Bill American

Lot 2344: Continental REVOLUTIONARY WAR $50 Note Currency Bill American

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Description: Details: This Revolutionary War-era fifty dollar bill is dated 14th January, 1779, and is signed by Joseph Ker and J.Watkins. It is No. 58007. Printed in two colors by Hall and Sellers, it measures 3-5/8" x 2-7/8". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This note is legible and in good condition for its age.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 THE JOURNALS OF ASHLEY BROWN (1728-1813) OF MARBLEHEAD 1973 Limited Edition Peabody Museum Of Salem Colonial Society Of Massachusetts

Lot 2345: 2V THE JOURNALS OF ASHLEY BROWN (1728-1813) OF MARBLEHEAD 1973 Limited Edition Peabody Museum Of Salem Colonial Society Of Massachusetts

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Description: Title: The Journals of Ashley Bowen (1728-1813) of Marblehead - Philip Chadwick Foster Smith, Ashley BowenAuthor: Ashley BowenEditor: Philip Chadwick Foster SmithPublisher: Peabody Museum of SalemCity: SalemYear: 1973Printing Information: Limited EditionBinding Style: HardcoverNumber of Volumes: 2 Complete: YesWidth: 6.75" Height: 9.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work, published by the Peabody Museum of Salem in association with the Colonial Society of Massachusetts (being volumes 44 and 45 of the Society's Collections). This is one of 500 copies.Set is bound in red cloth, with gilt lettering to spines. Books are in excellent condition. Cardboard slipcase shows separation between top panel and side 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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3 Pc. Original 1912 TITANIC SINKING NEWSPAPERS Philadelphia Lancaster Shipwreck

Lot 2346: 3 Pc. Original 1912 TITANIC SINKING NEWSPAPERS Philadelphia Lancaster Shipwreck

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Description: Details: There are three antique newspapers documenting the sinking of the Titanic in this lot. Included are copies of "The Philadelphia Record" of April 16 and of April 19, 1912, and an April 20, 1912 copy of the Lancaster, PA "Semi-Weekly." Front page articles appear in all newspapers, as well as more detailed articles inside. The April 16th edition of "The Record" includes front page photos of notable people who were on the ship, including Benjamin Guggenheim, George D. Widener, Mr. & Mrs. John Jacob Astor, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, John B. Thayer, and W.T. Stead.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: These newspapers have been folded, and are yellowed and somewhat brittle, with fraying along the folds. Half of the front page of the April 16th copy of the "Philadelphia Record" is torn.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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Diego De Torres Villarroel LIBROS EN QUE ESTAN REATADOS 1752 First Edition

Lot 2347: Diego De Torres Villarroel LIBROS EN QUE ESTAN REATADOS 1752 First Edition

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Description: Title: Libros en que estan reatados diferentes quadernos physicos, medicos, astrologicos, poeticos, morales y mysticos, que anos passados dio al publico en producciones pequenas el doctor Don Diego de Torres Villarroel, de el gremio, y claustro de la Universidad de Salamanca, y su Cathedratico de Mathematicas, jubilado por el Rei nuestro Senor / Tomo I: Anathomia de todo lo visible, e invisible: compendio universal de ambos mundos: viage fantastico: jornadas por una, y otra esphera, y descubrimiento de sus entes, sustancias, generaciones, y producciones. Noticia de la naturaleza, y movimientos de los cuerpos terrestres, y celestiales; y ciencia de los influxos de los eclipses de sol, y luna hasta el fin de el mundo. Dedicado todo al Rei N.ro Senor D. Fernando el VI. por su author el Doctor Don Diego de Torres Villarroel, de el Gremio, y Claustro de la Universidad de Salamanca, y su Cathedratico de Mathematicas, &c. / Tomo II: Suenos morales, visiones, y visitas con Don Francisco de Quevedo por Madrid, Barca de Aqueronte, y residencia infernal de Pluton. Trasladolos, desde la fantasia al papel, el Doctor Don Diego de Torres Villarroel, de el Gremo, y Claustro de la Universidad de Salamanca, y su Cathedratico de Mathematicas, &c, dedicados al Ill.mo Senor Don Fray Gaspar de Molina y Oviedo, de el Consejo de su Magestad, y Obispo de Almeria, &cAuthor: Diego de Torres Villarroel - Diego de Torres Villarroel was a Spanish writer, poet, dramatist, doctor, mathematician, priest and professor of the University of Salamanca. His most famous work is his autobiography, "Vida, ascendencia, nacimiento, crianza y aventuras del Doctor Don Diego de Torres Villarroel" (first published 1743).Villarroel was baptised on June 18, 1694. His father was a poor bookseller in Salamanca and his mother was a draper's daughter. After an elementary education he went on to study Latin under Juan González de Dios, who later became professor of humanities at the University of Salamanca. Villarroel was then enrolled at the Colegio Trilingüe in Salamanca. However, at this stage the young Villarroel had little love for learning and his wayward and disruptive behaviour led to trouble with the authorities. It was only when he began to read the books in his father's shop that he discovered a fondness for mathematics and astrology.Villarroel was in such disgrace with the college authorities that he decided to flee to Portugal where he led an adventurous life in which he was successively a hermit, a dancing-master, an alchemist, a mathematician, a soldier, a bull-fighter, a student of medicine and an astrologer. On his return to Salamanca, he settled down to a serious programme of reading books on science, magic and mathematics, while earning his living by publishing almanacs and annual predictions under the pseudonym of "The Great Piscator of Salamanca". In 1724, he successfully predicted the death of the young King Luis I.In 1723 he moved to Madrid where he made many influential friends. He studied medicine and graduated in the city of Avila. Back in Madrid, he became so poor that he decided to take up smuggling to make money but he was saved by the patronage of the Countess of Arcos, whose house he had tried to rid of a poltergeist.After a few years, Villarroel once more returned to Salamanca where he learned that the chair of mathematics at the university was empty and decided to apply for the post. He easily defeated his only rival and was made professor, even though his knowledge of the subject was still rudimemtary.In 1732 Villarroel was banished from Spain for helping his friend Don Juan de Salazar in a dispute which had turned violent. The two had tried to escape to France but had returned to Spain to face the consequences. Villarroel spent his exile in Coimbra, Portugal until a royal decree allowed him back to Salamanca in 1734. From then on he dedicated his time to his post at the university, to writing various works and paying frequent visits to Madrid, where he made the acquaintance of the Duchess of Alba. In 1743 he published the first four chapters of his autobiography, which enjoyed a tremendous success (chapter five appeared some time before 1752 and chapter six in 1758).In 1750 he was allowed to retire on a pension by royal decree. His life became much quieter and in 1752 he published a complete edition of his works by public subscription. This was highly unusual for the time and attests to Villarroel's popularity as an author. He died on June 19, 1770 at the age of 77.Publisher: Antonio Villargordo y Pedro Ortiz GomezCity: SalamancaYear: 1752Printing Information: First EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 42 unnumbered pages plus 312 pagesWidth: 6.5" Height: 8.5"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce collection of the works of Spanish author Torres Villarroel.Antique volume is bound in full vellum. Book shows mild external wear, with light soiling to covers. Binding is firm. Pages display scattered foxing. Text is 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: $4.50

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Thornton Wilder THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY 1928 Author-Signed Early English Printing Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel American Literature

Lot 2348: Thornton Wilder THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY 1928 Author-Signed Early English Printing Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel American Literature

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Description: Title: The Bridge of San Luis ReyAuthor: Thornton Wilder - Thornton Niven Wilder was an American playwright and novelist. He won three Pulitzer Prizes-for the novel "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" and for the two plays "Our Town" and "The Skin of Our Teeth and a U.S. National Book Award for the novel "The Eighth Day."Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd.City: LondonYear: 1928Printing Information: Signed EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: vii/139 pagesWidth: 6.25" Height: 8.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed edition of this work. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "With all best / wishes of / Thornton Wilder."Antique volume is bound in dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and facsimile of author's signature on front cover. Extensive moisture markings can be seen along edges of covers. Binding is firm. Interior displays scattered light foxing to margins of a small number of 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: $4.50

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Continental REVOLUTIONARY WAR $4 Note Currency Bill American United Colonies

Lot 2349: Continental REVOLUTIONARY WAR $4 Note Currency Bill American United Colonies

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Description: Details: This Revolutionary War-era four dollar bill is dated November 29, 1775, and is signed by John Ord and M. Clarkson. It was printed by Hall and Sellers of Philadelphia, and measures 3-3/4" x 2-7/8". It is No. 28765, and the seal shows a running pig.To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.Condition / Notes: This note is legible and in very good condition for its age.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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J. J. O'Reilly HOW TO BECOME A PATROLMAN 1911 Guide For Applicants To Police Force Examinations Civil Service Rules Officer's Duties & Rights

Lot 2350: J. J. O'Reilly HOW TO BECOME A PATROLMAN 1911 Guide For Applicants To Police Force Examinations Civil Service Rules Officer's Duties & Rights

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Description: Title: How To Become a PatrolmanAuthor: J. J. O'ReillyPublisher: The Chief Publishing CompanyCity: New YorkYear: 1911Printing Information: Other - see descriptionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 238 pagesWidth: 5.5" Height: 6.75"Book Details: Condition / Notes: This is a scarce early edition of this work intended to aid applicants for police service.Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped dark blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows mild external wear, with light soiling to covers. Binding is tight. Pages 162 and 163 has markings (with one word from list on latter page blotted out). Page 170 has one four-line definition encircled in ink, with four-word comment written in margin. Pages 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: $4.50

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Lawrence Weschler DAVID HOCKNEY: CAMERAWORKS. TRUE TO LIFE 1984 First US Edition Full- & Double-Page B&W; & Color Photo Collages

Lot 2351: Lawrence Weschler DAVID HOCKNEY: CAMERAWORKS. TRUE TO LIFE 1984 First US Edition Full- & Double-Page B&W; & Color Photo Collages

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Description: Title: David Hockney: Cameraworks. True to LifeAuthor: Lawrence WeschlerPublisher: Alfred A. KnopfCity: New YorkYear: 1984Printing Information: First US EditionBinding Style: HardcoverPagination: 279 pagesWidth: 12.25" Height: 12.25"Book Details: Condition / Notes: Large-format volume is bound in white cloth, with stamped black lettering to spine. Book shows shelfwear, with soiling at outside corners of rear cover. Binding is firm. Interior is clean and bright. Illustrated with full- and double-page b&w & color photo collages.Illustrated dust jacket shows 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: $8.50

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