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Early Book Grouping

Lot 56C: Early Book Grouping

by Saucon Valley Auction Company

March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Bath, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $100

Description: Life and Times of William IV by Fitzgerald, 1884. History of Charles the Bold by Kirk, 1864. History of Charles the Bold by Kirk, 1864. In as found condition

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Rowling (J.K.) -

Lot 252: Rowling (J.K.) - "Personal Horoscope Roger Julian Tosswill",

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £10,000 - £15,000

Description: comprising laminated allegorical colour title in ink & coloured pencil containing the relevant astrological sigils, within blue card frame, hand-drawn natal chart on white paper with printed title and key, 10pp. typescript on yellow card providing explanatory note and detailed horoscope describing the sun sign, ascendant, ruling planets, significant conjunctions and oppositions, with the resultant character traits to expect and likely compatibility with other star signs, hole punches and ribbon ties, tears at hole punches to 2 ff., overall in very good condition, folio, n.d. "'My dears, it is time for us to consider the stars The movements of the planets and the mysterious portents they reveal only to those who understand the steps of the celestial dance. Human destiny may be deciphered by the planetary rays, which intermingle...'", Professor Trelawney, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire , 2000. An excellent and highly collectable work by J.K. Rowling , featuring unpublished text and illustrations, and providing an interesting insight into her own enthusiam for the "dark arts", as well as her introduction and development of the Professor Trelawney character in the Harry Potter books for which the author is still most renowned. This horoscope was written whilst the author was working on Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone , and throughout echoes the wry humour and fanciful wit so associated with the author, but combined with a surprising depth of knowledge of the art and history of Astrology, referencing for example The Kalendar and Compost of Shepherds (printed in Paris by Guy Marchant in 1493). The section headings are delightful, including "The Millionaire Inventor" and "Weddingphobe seeks Fiercely Independent Woman for Loving Life".

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The Holy Bible containing the Old and the New testament and Apocrypha with critical, philological and explanatory notes. By the Rev. John Hewlett.  3 volumes. 1812. London. Total weight: 12 Kg. RARE ANCIENT BOOK

Lot 384: The Holy Bible containing the Old and the New testament and Apocrypha with critical, philological and explanatory notes. By the Rev. John Hewlett. 3 volumes. 1812. London. Total weight: 12 Kg. RARE ANCIENT BOOK

by Ars Coin Wien

April 18, 2015, 4:00 PM CET

Wien, Austria

Estimated Price: €5,000 - €6,000

Description: The Holy Bible containing the Old and the New testament and Apocrypha with critical, philological and explanatory notes. By the Rev. John Hewlett. 3 volumes. 1812. London. Total weight: 12 Kg. Illustrated with maps, and numerous engravings. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Reees, Orme & co.; F.C. and J. Rivington; Lackington, Allen, and co; J. Mawman; Sherwood, Neely, and Jones; and Wilson and son, York. Decorate with golden script on the cover. Published by London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Co.; F.C. & J. Rivington; Lackington, Allen, & Co; J. Mawman; Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones; & Wilson & Son 1811-1812 First Editions 3 vols thick 4to ill., 1811 Three thick quarto volumes, uniformly bound in original black full leather, raised gilt spines, gilt borders, moderate shelf wear, marbled end-papers. The hinges are all solid, and contents are clean and near fine. Illustrated with numerous engraved plates. Volume one begins with a Prolegomena on the Authenticity and Inspiration of the Old Testament, The Translators to the Readers, Addenda et Corrigenda, The Various Editions of the Bible and Parts Thereof, in English, since the year 1526, History of the Present Authorised Translation of the Bible, Essays on the Jewish Coins, Weights, and Measures, and The Calendar of the Jews, and the Old Testament from Genesis to Esther. Volume Two continues the Old Testament from Job to Zechariah, plus the Apocryphal books. Volume Three contains a 143 page Concise History of the Jews, from the Time of Their Re-establishment by Ezra and Nehemiah, after the Babylonish Captivity, to the Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans: forming a Connection Between the History of the Old and New Testament; a fold-out Map of Canaan, Palestine, Judea, or The Holy Land; The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated out of the Original Greek, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command; and Indexes.

Condition Report: Extremely fine

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8 Pc. Antique William Sloane Napoleon Book Lot

Lot 1119: 8 Pc. Antique William Sloane Napoleon Book Lot

by J Levine Auction & Appraisal LLC

April 2, 2015, 11:00 AM PST

Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $300

Description: To include "Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte" Volumes I, II, III, and IV by William Milligan Sloane (C. 1896) and "Napoleon Bonaparte A History" Volumes I, II, III, and IV by Sloane (C. 1896 & 1897). Some wear to books. Largest measures approximately 2" x 8.75" x 12.25" and total weight is 35 lbs.

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THE HISTORY OF SLAVERY HARDCOVER BOOK

Lot 7: THE HISTORY OF SLAVERY HARDCOVER BOOK

by Bridge City Auctions

March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM PST

Lake Oswego, OR, USA

Description: BY NORMAN L. MACHT

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Australian History x 20

Lot 88: Australian History x 20

by Sydney Rare Book Auctions

April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM AEDT

Annandale, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD100 - AUD150

Description: About 20 modern Australian History books, Includes biographies of Banks, Macarthur Bligh Wentworth and other books on colonial history. An excelent lot

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Vintage

Lot 59: Vintage "Life, Health & Vitality Leather Bound

by Gallery 70two

March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM CST

Bedford, TX, USA

Description: Books 1920

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A book about the history of the Jews in Germany, many engravings, 1903, Rare!

Lot 168: A book about the history of the Jews in Germany, many engravings, 1903, Rare!

by Jerusalem of Gold Ltd.

April 12, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Das Judentum in der Deutschen by George Liebe (1859-1912), printed in Leipzig 1903. Rare! The magnificent title-page includes an ancient, impressive engraving of Jewish images. The book is written in German (Gothic). The book tells the history of the Jews in Germany, focusing on the 15th to 18th centuries. A spectacular book with many ancient and interesting engravings, including illustrations of Jewish holidays and way of life, anti-Semitic illustrations, illustrations that depict pogroms and more. All in all, the book contains 106 illustrations. This book is the 13th volume of a complete series that had been printed at the time, dealing with the various sectors that had been part of German history. It was a popular series of books characterized by it demonstrating the text by means of ancient engravings. The series included, among others, the soldier in German history, the merchant in German history, researchers of German history. The volume before us was dedicated to the Jews. Most impressive and rare! 127 pp.

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Life Book The Day Kennedy Died & Ephemera

Lot 1120: Life Book The Day Kennedy Died & Ephemera

by EJ'S Auction & Consignment

March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM MST

Glendale, AZ, USA

Description: Newspapers , John Kennedy A Political Profile Book. Used condition

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2005 Robert Rauschenberg Combines Book

Lot 262: 2005 Robert Rauschenberg Combines Book

by DUMBO Auctions

April 16, 2015, 3:00 PM EST

Brooklyn , NY, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: Artist Name: Rauschenberg, Robert Title: Robert Rauschenberg Combines Medium: Book Edition Size: Unknown Year: 2005 Paper Size: 12.25 x 9.75 inches Image Size: 12.25 x 9.75 inches Condition: A: Mint Notes: 2005, Museum of Contemporary Art, publisher. Paul Schimmel, author. Mint, still in plastic wrapper. Softcover. This comprehensive book, which includes an illustrated chronology of Rauschenberg's life and work and up-to-date exhibition and performance histories, will be the essential monograph on Robert Rauschenberg.

Condition Report: A: Mint

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Orchot Olam (Way of Life) Book, illustrations, most rare, 1793

Lot 212: Orchot Olam (Way of Life) Book, illustrations, most rare, 1793

by Jerusalem of Gold Ltd.

April 12, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: By Rabbi Avraham ben Mordechai Pritzol (1451-1525), a Torah scholar and historiographer. The book deals with geography, climate and more. The book contains several illustrations of ships and sailors. Prague, Alzenvenger Print, 1793. This edition includes three additional books: 1. Magid Chadashot about the history of the Jews of Kochi, India by Naftali Hirtz Wessely, who translated the book from a manuscript of a Dutch sailor who traveled to India and had studied the history of the Jews of the place. 2. Igeret Teiman (Yemen Missive) of Maimonides. 3. Yesod More Sod Ha'Torah (The Secret of the Torah) by Rabbi Avraham ben Meir ibn Ezra. 96 pp. Condition: Good. The cover is torn as well as the first page.

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Books: A selection of four golfing books. To Include: '' The History of Golf in Great Britain''. 195

Lot 304: Books: A selection of four golfing books. To Include: '' The History of Golf in Great Britain''. 195

by Dickins Auctioneers

April 3, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £20 - £30

Description: Books: A selection of four golfing books. To Include: '' The History of Golf in Great Britain''. 1952. By Bernard Darwin, et al. Forward by Sir George Cunningham. Published by Cassell and Company ltd. Green cloth cover with gilt lettering to spine. '' This game of golf ''. 1948. By Henry Cotton. Forward by Bernard Darwin. Published by Country Life, London. '' Picture Analysis of Golf Strokes; A Complete Book of Instruction '' by James Barnes. Published by JB Lippincott Company, London. '' The Masters of Golf; Learning from their methods '' By Dick Aultman and Ken Bowden. Published by Stanley Paul, London. (4)

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2 Coca Cola Self Framed Tin Menu Board Signs

Lot 364: 2 Coca Cola Self Framed Tin Menu Board Signs

by Showtime Auction Services

April 10, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Estimated Price: $75 - $150

Description: 2 Coca Cola Self Framed Tin Menu Board Signs. "Things go better with Coke" nd "Adds life to everything nice". Minor edge wear otherwise overall excellent condition. 20 X 28 inches.

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Woman's Friend, Self-help Book for Women

Lot 4170: Woman's Friend, Self-help Book for Women

by Holabird Western Americana

April 18, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $150 - $300

Description: Lock and Key; of, Woman's Friend. Published by J. S. Flory in 1879. A self-help book of the times, likely given to daughters from mothers. City: Longmont State: Colorado, Circa: 1879

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WHITE MULTI LEVEL BOOK SHELF W/ LARGE LOT OF MISC

Lot 218: WHITE MULTI LEVEL BOOK SHELF W/ LARGE LOT OF MISC

by Brand Used Works

March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM PST

Fallon, NV, USA

Description: BOOKS, ROMANCE, DRAMA, FICTION, EDUCATIONAL, HISTORY & MORE

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Antique Chinese Calligraphy Book of History

Lot 3043: Antique Chinese Calligraphy Book of History

by Designer Homes of Central Florida

March 29, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Lakeland, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $3,000

Description: Fairly old; definitely from some former dynasty. 12" long.

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1900 THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN NAVY HARDCOVER BOOK

Lot 211: 1900 THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN NAVY HARDCOVER BOOK

by Bridge City Auctions

March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM PST

Lake Oswego, OR, USA

Description: Comprising lives of its distinguished commanders.

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20thC School. Still life, vase, book and fruit, w

Lot 862: 20thC School. Still life, vase, book and fruit, w

by Golding Young & Mawer

April 1, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Grantham, United Kingdom

Description: 20thC School. Still life, vase, book and fruit, watercolour, 26.5cm x 34cm.

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Alex Ferguson signed Hardback book Autobiography Managing My Life. Good con

Lot 72: Alex Ferguson signed Hardback book Autobiography Managing My Life. Good con

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £20 - £30

Description: Alex Ferguson signed Hardback book Autobiography Managing My Life. Good condition

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Signed Ryan Giggs Book - My Life My Story

Lot 71: Signed Ryan Giggs Book - My Life My Story

by Authenticautographsjust4u

March 31, 2015, 11:45 PM GMT

Stockport, United Kingdom

Description: Signed Ryan Giggs Book - My Life My Story - Photo Proof of Signing

Condition Report: Mint

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Twelve books on African & Indian hunting

Lot 5: Twelve books on African & Indian hunting

by Willis Henry Auctions Inc.

March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: BOOKS ON AFRICAN AND INDIAN HUNTING Collection of twelve books on hunting and the outdoors. To include: "Elephants and Other Big Game Studies From The Times" (Maxwell, 1930). "Big Game Photographs From The Times" (Maxwell, 1930). "The Hunter's Encyclopedia" (Camp, 1949). "The Ruffed Grouse" (Bump et al., 1947). "Life Histories of Northern Animals" vols. i - ii (Seton, 1910). "In Wildest Africa" vols. 1 - 11 (Schillings, 1907), "Africa Speaks" (Hoefler, 1931), "The Game Animals of India" (Lydekker, 1924), "Lions Wild & Friendly" (Wells, 1934), and "African Junge Life" (Dugmore, 1928). All are in Very Good condition with minor edgewear and tight bindings. (ex. Archibald estate, Powder Point, Duxbury, MA)

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75 x NSW local history & ephemera

Lot 245: 75 x NSW local history & ephemera

by Sydney Rare Book Auctions

April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM AEDT

Annandale, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD50 - AUD100

Description: Box of books, booklets and ephemera, mostly NSW local history and mostly Sydney, approx 75 items, very good condition.

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Ruby Robert - Physical Culture & Self Defence by Robert Fitzsimmons, missing front end paper only; together with The Life and Fights...

Lot 256: Ruby Robert - Physical Culture & Self Defence by Robert Fitzsimmons, missing front end paper only; together with The Life and Fights...

by Lawsons

2015

Australia

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Description: Ruby Robert - Physical Culture & Self Defence by Robert Fitzsimmons, missing front end paper only; together with The Life and Fights of Robert Fitzsimmons; Jas Jeffries (both Health & Strength c.1910); and Mike Donovan by Stillman, Moffat 1918. (4)

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Jane Freilicher

Lot 254: Jane Freilicher "Still Life" from Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

by Great Dane Auctions

March 30, 2015, 9:15 AM PST

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $500

Description: Artist: Jane Freilicher Title: Still Life Suite: Self-Portrait in a convex mirror Year: 1984 Medium: Original lithograph on Twinrocker handmade paper Edition: From the limited edition of 175 Size: 17 3/4" x 17 3/4" Signature: Hand signed by the artist in pencil COA provided. Guaranteed authentic.

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Lot 164: "LITTLE MAN: MEYER LANSKY AND THE GANGSTER LIFE" HARDCOVER BOOK

by Bridge City Auctions

March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM PST

Lake Oswego, OR, USA

Description: none

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Bronco John, Life and Adventures of a Cowboy

Lot 3415: Bronco John, Life and Adventures of a Cowboy

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $300

Description: This charming booklet tells the stories of Bronco John, with illustrations. The introduction reads: I put this little work before the public in order to help to exonerate the many wrong statements concerning my class, and trust that it will meet with success. I am writing a large book of my experience, and it will be a true history of the Cowboys' past life on the plains. Anyone who may wish to write me can do so, in care of New York Clipper, New York City. I hope that this book will be the means of guiding you safe to happy homes beyond the Rockies. Yours truly, J. H. Sullivan (Bronco John)" City: State: United States, Circa: 1888

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Large collection of books and ephemera from the Hi

Lot 111: Large collection of books and ephemera from the Hi

by South Bay Auctions Inc

March 28, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

East Moriches, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: Large collection of books and ephemera from the Hicks family of Long Island, 18th and 19th century, many in regards to Quaker history, to include: ''Review of the Life, Character, and Writings of Elias Hicks'', G. Burnap, 1851, Cambridge; ''Journal of the Life and Religious Labours of Elias Hicks, Written by Himself'', 1832, Isaac T. Hopper: New York; ''A Series of Extemporaneous Discourses...'', E. Hicks, 1825, Joseph & Edward Parker: Philadelphia; ''Journal of the Life, Travels, and Gospel Labours of that Faithful Servant and Minister of Christ Job Scott'', 1814, B. and T. Kite: Philadelphia, having hand written ancestry list on front and sheets; ''The Original and Present State of Man'', J. Phipps, 1788, William Ross: New York; ''The Life and Labors of Elias Hicks'', H. Wilbur, 1910, Friends' General Conference: Philadelphia; ''Elias Hicks, Quaker Liberal'', B. Forbush, 1956, Columbia: New York; ''Wrigley's Standard Tales for Youth'', J. Wrigley: New York; ''Exercises in Colouring, The English Farm'', F. Fechner: Guben; other children's books; and more. Provenance: Estate of James and Katherine Abbe, Long Island, New York.

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LOT OF 2 MINI WOOD BOOKSHELFS W/ LARGE LOT OF

Lot 216: LOT OF 2 MINI WOOD BOOKSHELFS W/ LARGE LOT OF

by Brand Used Works

March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM PST

Fallon, NV, USA

Description: MISC BOOKS, ROMANCE, EDUCATIONAL, DRAMA, HISTORY & MORE

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Mcmx Signed French

Lot 1076: Mcmx Signed French "about History" Book

by EJ'S Auction & Consignment

March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM MST

Glendale, AZ, USA

Description: Spine Is Coming Apart. By J. Charles Roux. With Slip Cover.

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1931 French History Of Paris Book

Lot 1220: 1931 French History Of Paris Book

by EJ'S Auction & Consignment

March 28, 2015, 11:00 AM MST

Glendale, AZ, USA

Description: By L. Dubech Et P. D'espezel. Cover Is In Rough Condition.

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TIME LIFE

Lot 45: TIME LIFE "THE CIVIL WAR" SERIES W/ ATLAS

by Brand Used Works

March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM PST

Fallon, NV, USA

Description: THE CIVIL WAR BOOK. TIME LIFE 7 COUNT. "FIRST BLOOD" THE BLOCKADE, GETTYSBURG & MORE

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Group of (12) Quaker books and ephemera, to includ

Lot 118: Group of (12) Quaker books and ephemera, to includ

by South Bay Auctions Inc

March 28, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

East Moriches, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: Group of (12) Quaker books and ephemera, to include: ''A History of The People called Quakers...'', Volumes II and III, J. Gough, 1790, R. Jackson: Dublin, inscribed ''Nicholas Wangers book''; ''An Exposition of the Faith of the religious Society of Friends, Commonly Called Quakers,...'', T. Evans, 1828, Kimber & Sharpless and B & T Kite: Philadelphia, inscribed ''Shadrach Steere Book''; ''The Original and Present State of Man, Briefly Considered: Wherein is Shewn...By the People Called Quakers...'', J. Phipps, 1793, I. Collins: Trenton, NJ; ''A Collection of the Epistles of the Yearly Meeting of Friends in london...1675-1805...'', 1806, Cole and Hewes, inscribed ''Presented to S. G. Doal, By Mr. N. P. Collins in A.D. 1854''; ''The Blue Laws of New Haven Colony...'', R. Hinman, 1838, Tiffany & Co.: Hartford; ''History of the Religious Society of Friends, From its Rise to the Year 1828'', Volume VI, S. Janney, 1867, T. Ellwood Zell: Philadelphia; ''A Journal of the Life and Religious Labors of Richard Jordan...'', 1877, Friends' Book Store: Philadelphia, inscribed ''Olive R. Seaman''; ''The Journal of George Fox'', revised by Norman Penney, 1940, E. P. Dutton & Co.: New York, inscribed ''James Abbe Jr.''; and (3) printed pamphlets, ''The Inner Light'', M. Blackmar, ''The Spiritual Message of the Society of Friends'', H. Brinton, and ''A Quaker Meeting for Worship'', D. Steere. Provenance: Estate of James and Katherine Abbe, Long Island, New York.

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Doré, Gustave - Dante Alighieri. The Vision of Hell. Translated by the rev.

Lot 208: Doré, Gustave - Dante Alighieri. The Vision of Hell. Translated by the rev.

by Koller Auctions

March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM CET

Zurich, Switzerland

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Description: Doré, Gustave - Dante Alighieri. The Vision of Hell. Translated by the rev. Henry Fancis Cary, M.A. New Edition. With Critical and Explanatory Notes, Life of Dante, and Chronology. Mit gest. Portrait als Frontispiz u. 75 Tafeln von G. Doré. London, Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1866. Folio. [XXIV], 183, [2] S. Original-Leder-Einband mit Goldprägung auf Rücken und Deckeln, Goldschnitt (Innengelenke fixiert, berieben, leicht beschabt u. bestossen).Das Portrait vom Autoren. - Etwas stockfleckig. - Hs. Notizen von alter Hand auf Vorsatz. - BEIGELEGT: 1. Vaughan, R. Milton's Paradise Lost. Mit 50 Holzstich-Tafeln von G. Doré. London, u.a., Cassell and Company, o. J. [1866]. Gr.-4°. Illustr. OLdr. (Ecken berieben u. bestossen). - Leicht gebräunt. - 2. Gautier, T. Le Capitaine Fracasse. Mit 60 Holzstich-Tafeln von G. Doré. Paris, Charpentier, 1866. 4°. HLdr. d. Z. mit goldgepr. Rücken (Ecken leicht betossen). - Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. - Zus. 3 Bde.

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Books on history of Weymouth

Lot 12: Books on history of Weymouth

by Willis Henry Auctions Inc.

March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: BOOKS ON HISTORY OF WEYMOUTH Collection of books on the history of Weymouth, MA. To include: "250 Anniversary of the Settlement of Weymouth" (Adams, 1874), "Reminiscences" (Hunt, 1907), "Weymouth, MA" (Kevitt, 1981), "History of Weymouth Massachusetts" in four vols. (1923), and "Historical Sketch of the Town of Weymouth, MA" (Nash, 1885). All are in Good - Very Good + condition. (ex. John P. Richardson collection, Hingham, MA)

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Pierce Egan's Books of Sports & Mirror of Life (Tegg 1832), the bound magazine, 414 pages.

Lot 59: Pierce Egan's Books of Sports & Mirror of Life (Tegg 1832), the bound magazine, 414 pages.

by Lawsons

2015

Australia

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Description: Pierce Egan's Books of Sports & Mirror of Life (Tegg 1832), the bound magazine, 414 pages.

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BOOK, 'The Life and Art of d'Arcy Doyle.'  Ltd ed. #16/1500 pub. Imprimatur

Lot 349: BOOK, 'The Life and Art of d'Arcy Doyle.' Ltd ed. #16/1500 pub. Imprimatur

by Davidson Auctions

March 29, 2015, 12:00 PM AEDT

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD100 - AUD200

Description: BOOK, 'The Life and Art of d'Arcy Doyle.' Ltd ed. #16/1500 pub. Imprimatur Press, 1993. Hand signed by the artist.

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BOOKS (3), 'Unfinished Journey,' 2006; 'John Olsen, Teeming with Life,' 200

Lot 352: BOOKS (3), 'Unfinished Journey,' 2006; 'John Olsen, Teeming with Life,' 200

by Davidson Auctions

March 29, 2015, 12:00 PM AEDT

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD150 - AUD250

Description: BOOKS (3), 'Unfinished Journey,' 2006; 'John Olsen, Teeming with Life,' 2005; & 'Journeys into the You Beaut Country,' 2007. All by Ken McGregor. Pub. Macmillan.

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(BARBADOS.) Hughes, Griffith. The Natural History of Barbados.

Lot 284: (BARBADOS.) Hughes, Griffith. The Natural History of Barbados.

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: (BARBADOS.) Hughes, Griffith. The Natural History of Barbados. Folding map, 30 plates, text illustrations. [4], vii, [13], 314, [19] pages. Folio, modern 1/2 calf, minor wear; offsetting and minor wear to title page, long closed tear to map, early inked monogram on title page, minimal dampstaining and worming, minor foxing, minor wear to corners. Errata slip pasted to page viii. London, 1750

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Australian History x 2 boxes

Lot 98: Australian History x 2 boxes

by Sydney Rare Book Auctions

April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM AEDT

Annandale, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD100 - AUD150

Description: A good lot of mostly modern books and all in good condition. Read this lot and you will be well read in Australian history!

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LOT OF (4) MINT HARD COVER BOOKS:

Lot 3016: LOT OF (4) MINT HARD COVER BOOKS: "ELOISE'S GUIDE TO LIFE"; "ELOISE'S WHAT I ABSOLUTELY LOVE, LOVE, LOVE"; "ELOISE TAKE A BAWTH"; "...

by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal

April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

Hatfield, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $25 - $50

Description: LOT OF (4) MINT HARD COVER BOOKS: "ELOISE'S GUIDE TO LIFE"; "ELOISE'S WHAT I ABSOLUTELY LOVE, LOVE, LOVE"; "ELOISE TAKE A BAWTH"; "THE ULTIMATE EDITION ELOISE", ALL BY KAY THOMPSON AND HILARY KNIGHT. The first (2) books are Eloise Weenie Books.

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Colorado Ranching Booklets

Lot 4314: Colorado Ranching Booklets

by Holabird Western Americana

April 18, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: 1) "Colorado, Her Financial Needs. Cattlemen's Loan and Guaranty Co. An Analysis of Existing Conditions with Practical Remedial Suggestions." Published by Cattlemen's Loan and Guaranty Company, Denver, CO, 1919. Tan cover, black type, with red illustration of bull. (12.25" x 9.5") 16 pp. Back cover has small tear lower left corner, some foxing on cover. Inside test is printed black and red. 2) "Ranch Life in the Rockies. United States Land and Mining Laws, the Game and Fish Laws." (magazine, second edition) Written by Joseph P. Rivett, Commissioner. Published by Tremont Publishing Company, Denver, CO., 1908. Self cover pamphlet, back cover missing. Text with photos throughout. Photo glued onto front cover, titled: "Making a Forbidden climb." Newspaper clipping tucked inside of buffalo grazing. Used condition. (9" x 6") 118 pp. 3) "Ranch Life in the Rockies" (magazine, second edition). United States Land and Mining Laws, the Game and Fish Laws, State Map of Colorado. Written by Joseph P. Rivett, Commissioner. Published by Tremont Publishing Company, Denver, CO., 1908. Self cover pamphlet. Text with photos throughout. Used condition. (9" x 6") 118 pp. 4) "In Memory." Copyright, 1949 by Mrs. George Rainey, Enid Oklahoma. "In Memory--of an age that is fast slipping away and is being forgotten in the advance of civilization.--of the men and women who lived and made history of this age.--of cowpunchers, ranchers, and traders--the industrialists of their day. dedicated to my husband, George Rainey. (He was the author of 25 historical maps which were used in the libraries and schools of Oklahoma)." Cherokee Strip Brands: Following are the marks and brands of the Cherokee strip Live Stock association. Published by the Authority of the Association. (6" x 4.5") 34 pp. 5) "Transactions of the Fifth and Sixth Annual Exhibitions of the Colorado Agricultural Society". Edited an compiled by F. J. Stanton, Acting Secretary. Sept., 1870 and 1871. Printed by the order of the Legislative Council of Colorado Territory. Printed by the Denver Tribune association Print. 1872. ( 9" x 6")130 pp. Heavy cardboard cover (back upper left torn off) attached to original self-ccver. Library copy, document collection. 6) Napkin from Moffat County Cattlemen/Cowbelles. Bull and cow illustration on front and brands printed on back and inside. Unused. City: State: Colorado, Circa:

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History of Northumberland County PA Book 1876

Lot 5: History of Northumberland County PA Book 1876

by Hassinger & Courtney Auctioneering

April 3, 2015, 4:00 PM EST

Freeburg, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: History of Northumberland County PA Book 1876 with Illustrations. This lot is part of the Lifetime Collection of the Estate of Joseph Epler, Northumberland PA. This three session auction on April 1st, April 3rd, & April 4th will consist of over 1500 lots containing over 90,000 postcards, photographs, books, & other ephemera. Please view all 3 auctions

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Books on towns within Plymouth County

Lot 13: Books on towns within Plymouth County

by Willis Henry Auctions Inc.

March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: BOOKS ON HISTORY OF PLYMOUTH COUNTY Collection of books on towns within Plymouth County, MA featuring: Kingston, Marshfield, Scituate, Norwell, Duxbury and others. Mostly 20th century. Included is "History of Duxbury" by Windsor, 1849 in Poor - Good condition. (ex. John P. Richardson collection, Hingham, MA)

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MY LIFE BY BILL CLINTON SIGNED BOOK

Lot 66114: MY LIFE BY BILL CLINTON SIGNED BOOK

by Manor Auctions

March 28, 2015, 4:00 PM EST

Tallahassee, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $300

Description: MY LIFE BY BILL CLINTON SIGNED BOOK Book signed, ?Bill Clinton?, My Life, Knopf Borzoi books, Random House, 2004. 6.5 x 9.5?, Original full blue hardbound cloth boards, gilded spine, Crisp red endpapers, a tight unread copy. 957 pages, illustrated with gold silk page marker. Dressed in blue cloth case, unstained. Signed limited edition number 170 of 1500

Condition Report: Pristine, unread.

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Lot 193A: Sydney Local History

by Sydney Rare Book Auctions

April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM AEDT

Annandale, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD50 - AUD100

Description: A box of books and pamphlets on Sydney and surronds. A good lot of more than 70 items

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Jüdisches Leben in Wort und Bild (

Lot 169: Jüdisches Leben in Wort und Bild ("Jewish Life in Words and Pictures"), 1892

by Jerusalem of Gold Ltd.

April 12, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: "Jewish life in Words and Pictures", a book in German by Leopold Sacher-Masoch (1835-1895), an Austrian writer and journalist. The book describes Jewish life in Germany. Includes many illustrations. Approx. 300 pp. Condition: excellent.

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A micrograph poster of Herzl, according to the book

Lot 390: A micrograph poster of Herzl, according to the book "Herzl's Life"

by Jerusalem of Gold Ltd.

April 12, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: A large micrograph poster of Herzl, "The Visionary of the State", according to Reuben Breinin's books "Herzl's Life" which was printed in 1919. Reuben Breinin was the first biograph to write about Herzl's life and the only one who had interviewed him. 45X48 cm. Condition: Good. Three widthwise folding marks.

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PLATE BOOKS/NATURAL HISTORY: 1. Pratt, Anne: Flowering Plants and Ferns. Five volume set and one volume each of Ferns of Great Britain and The British Grasses and Sedges. L, Soc. For the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, nd, c.1850/60s; vol. 6 is

Lot 266: PLATE BOOKS/NATURAL HISTORY: 1. Pratt, Anne: Flowering Plants and Ferns. Five volume set and one volume each of Ferns of Great Britain and The British Grasses and Sedges. L, Soc. For the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, nd, c.1850/60s; vol. 6 is

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March 31, 2015, 11:00 AM GMT

Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: PLATE BOOKS/NATURAL HISTORY: 1. Pratt, Anne: Flowering Plants and Ferns. Five volume set and one volume each of Ferns of Great Britain and The British Grasses and Sedges. L, Soc. For the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, nd, c.1850/60s; vol. 6 is 2nd. edn., the rest are 1st edns. Original cloth, gilt. Hand coloured plates. CONDITION: Covers little worn; o/w VG; 2. Flore des dames et des Demoiselles. Paris, nd, c.1840. With coloured plates. CONDITION: Covers worn & title page taped on; o/w G; 3. Acheta Domestica, pseudonym (Budgen, Miss L. M.): Episodes of Insect Life. Three series/volumes. L, Reeve, 1849-1851. With hand coloured plates. Gilt decorative cloth and aeg. CONDITION: G+/VG; 4. Crouch, E A: An illustrated Introduction to Lamarck's Conchology. With 22 highly finished lithographic plates. L, Longmans, 1827, rebound in plain cloth, but with the original binding almost intact (loosely covering it). 4to. VG; 5. Parkinson, J: Paradisi in Sole, Paradisus Terrestri

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Tel Aviv Jubilee stamp envelope, autographed by Nachum Gutman

Lot 436: Tel Aviv Jubilee stamp envelope, autographed by Nachum Gutman

by Jerusalem of Gold Ltd.

April 12, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: First day cover of Tel Aviv Jubilee stamp, 26 Nissan 5719 (1959), with the personal signature of Nachum Gutman, and a special stamp with the words: "Hebrew Gymnasia Herzliya, Tel Aviv" and a sketch of the school. Gutman (1898-1980) was a painter, sculptor and an Israeli writer. He studied art at "Bezalel". Illustrated hundreds of books. The documentation and conservation work of the early days of Tel Aviv had a special place in his work. His paintings, which were drawn decades after the founding of the city, bring the city, its history, its people and houses back to life. Condition: Very good.

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Three Books on Water and Colorado

Lot 4329: Three Books on Water and Colorado

by Holabird Western Americana

April 18, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: 1) Department of Agriculture's "Artesian Wells upon the Great Plains." 1882, Washington D. C. 38 pages. Large very colorful map, 20 x 26". Geological Map of a portion of Colorado. 2) Colorado Land and Water Supply Company. Contract with the state of Colorado pages. 1908. 3) 1884 State Engineer's Report. Includes graphs, charts, list of water districts, reservoirs. Appendix A is a list of all ditches in each water district. I am sure many of these have been lost to history and waiting for someone to bring them back to life. One six-panel fold out showing the Cache La Poudre River. 88 pages plus 100+ pages of charts. City: State: Colorado, Circa:

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