COLLECTIBLE BOOK AND PAPER AUCTION

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THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE AUCTION - NO RESERVES - Wonderful and diverse collection of books, volumes, and historic paper. Including works from the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th century. Historic, travel, education, religious and more. Paper includes memoribilia from the SS UNITED STATES LINES - Lynchburg Virginia post Civil War paper - More - Air and Train Travel Map -

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GEOGRAFIA UNIVERSAL EDITIONS 1,2 AND 3 - RARE

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Geografia Universal( UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY )has 3 editions. 2 in book 1 and the third in a separate book. Both books have marbleized boards and are very tight. The cov...moreer on both have some water damage on the backside of the board on the cover board where the inks have run, and on the page or 2 after have brown mold due to the water damage. The book pages themselves are fairly unaffected by the water damage. By the introduction page it is almost unnoticeable. The first volume is the introduction of Universal Geography. Volumes 2 and 3 talk about universal principles in the world. The set was printed in Madrid in 1848. All 3 volumes are written in Spanish.

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FOR PICKUP

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This auction has a fixed premium of $10 for invoices totaling $45 or less. Invoices over $45 will incur the 22% premium...more

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MARIE DE MEDICIS

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La Cour de Marie de Médicis Mémoires D'un Cadet de Gascogne by M. A. Bazin. Printed in 1833 in Paris by Alexandre Mesnier. There is foxing on the pages however the b...moreinding and the book itself is tight. The boards are still tight as well as the spine. The cover is marbleized with a leather spine. The book also has a personalized library plate card of a horse and a crown for Sir Edward Cholm Dering. Marie De Medici was Queen of France as the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the House of Bourbon and Regent of the Kingdom of France officially during 1610-1614. Henry IV was assassinated and Marie acted as regent for her son until he became of age. Eventually the King banished Marie de Medici and she died in the city of Cologne in the Holy Roman Empire. La Cour de Marie de Madicis Memoires D'un Cadet de Gascogne by M. A. Bazin. Printed in 1833 in Paris by Alexandre Mesnier. There is foxing on the pages however the binding and the book itself is tight. The boards are still tight as well as the spine. The cover is marbleized with a leather spine. The book also has a personalized library plate card of a horse and a crown for Sir Edward Cholm Dering. Marie De Medici was Queen of France as the spine. The cover is marbleized with a leather spine. The book also has a personalized library plate card of a horse and a crown for Sir Edward Cholm Dering. Marie De Medici was Queen of France as the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the House of Bourbon and Regent of the Kingdom of France officially during 1610-1614. Henry IV was assassinated and Marie acted as regent for her son until he became of age. Eventually the King banished Marie de Medici and she died in the city of Cologne in the Holy Roman Empire. La Cour de Marie de Madicis Memoires D'un Cadet de Gascogne by M. A. Bazin. Printed in 1833 in Paris by Alexandre Mesnier. There is foxing on the pages however the binding and the book itself is tight. The boards are still tight as well as the spine. The cover is marbleized with a leather spine. The book also has a personalized library plate card of a horse and a crown for Sir Edward Cholm Dering. Marie De Medici was Queen of France as

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VIEWS IN BATH & C(ounties) -THO. SHEPERD ILLUSTRAT

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CIRCA 1830's PUBLICATION DATE. Bath and Bristol with the counties of Somerset and Gloucester displayed in a series of views; including the modern improvements, picture...moresque scenery. From original drawings by Tho. H. Shepherd. It has a green cloth cover with leather binding. The board has some foxing as well as the pages in the book. The book itself is very tight. Some of the pictures inside of the book include "The Old Bridge" in Bath, Powderham Castle, Kentchurch Park, and more. There are also very detailed descriptions of when these places were built and the historical value they hold for the area.

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VIEWS IN EDINBURGH

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Modern Athens displayed in a series of views. Edinburgh in the nineteenth century; exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, Antiquities & Pictur...moreesque scenery of the Scottish Metropolis and its environs. From the original drawings of Mr. Tho. H. Shepherd with historical topographical critical illustrations. The pages have foxing on them and the extremities on the boards are worn from age, but the book itself is still tight. The end pages are marbleized as well. Some of the pictures in the book include St. Giles' Church, Looking West in Edinburg, The University, South Bridge Street, Edinburg, Ruins of Roslyn Castle near Edinburg, etc. The book tells you where these places sit as well as the history about the area.

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FINDEN'S ILLUSTRATIONS OF BYRON VOLUMES 1 & 2

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Finden's illustrations to the life and works of Lord Byron. First volume has some foxing and the extremities are worn but still tight. Second edition has the boards ...morestarting to separate at the binding. The cover is a green cloth with Byron's Cote d' Arms. The pages also have more foxing than first volume. Lord Byron is known as one of the world's greatest poets. W. Brockedon wrote Finden's Illustrations to the Life and Works of Lord Byron.

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OFFICIUM IN FESTO ET PER OCTAVAM PENTECOSTES

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Printed in 1781, the binding is still tight as well as the boards. The locking mechanism still works as well and will open and close. Most of the design on the cover...more has worn off over the years but pieces are still visible. Printed by Joachim Ibarra, is a religious works talking about Pentecost. Believed to be in Latin but not 100%.

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OFFICIUM IN FESTO PENTECOSTES. AD PRIMAS VESPERAS

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Printed in 1765. La typographia fue Joachim Ibarra. Book has foxing all over it. The boards and extremities show signs of wear. The binding at the bottom of the spi...morene and board have started to split.

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OFFICIUM IN EPIPHANIA DOMINI

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Printed in 1765. La typographia fue Joachim Ibarra. There is foxing on the pages and though the binding is tight, the board is starting to separate from the binding ...moreat the bottom over years of wear. The cover has some very intricate detail still left on the cover.

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METROPOLITAN IMPROVEMENTS; OR LONDON IN THE 19th C

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Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth century: displayed in a series of engravings of the new buildings, improvements, etc. By the most eminent artis...morets, from original drawings, taken from the objects themselves expressly for this work. The pages have foxing and the boards are showing signs of wear though they are tight and attached. Some of the drawings in the book include Royal York Baths, Regents Park and Sussex Place, Regents Park. Other drawings include The Tempe Church after it was restored and Harmonic Institution, Regent Street. It also has some ideas that were never instituted in the architecture of London.

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PERSIA 3 VOLUMES - CIRCA 1822 - VERY RARE

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The world in miniature; edited by Frederic Shoberl. Persia, containing a brief description of the country; and an account of its government, laws, and religion, and o...moref the character, manners and customs, arts, amusements of its inhabitants. Volume one has some foxing on the pages. The binding is tight, but extremities are worn on all sides. The book cover is marbleized. Volume 2 also has a marbleized cover board as well as foxing on its pages. Like volume one the binding is tight but the extremities are showing signs of wear. On volume three which is also covered with a marbleized cover, has foxing on its pages and wear on the extremities as well. The volumes talk about the rise and fall of Persia. There are colored pictures in the pages of the book and the book has no printing or copyright date listed. PRINTED BY ACKERMAN - CIRCA 1822

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2 VOLUMES OF PICTURES AND ROYAL PORTRAITS

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The boards are leather bound as is the spine. There are signs of wear along where the board and the spine meet. The inside pages are marbleized. There is foxing on ...morethe pages. No visible separation on either spine or board on either volume. Each volume contains a picture or royal portrait and a brief biography of the Royals' in the pictures. The pictures are illustrative of English and Scottish history from the introduction to Christianity to the present time.

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GOYA; BIOGRAPHY, ANALYTICAL STUDY AND CATALOGUE

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These 4 volumes talk about Goya and why he created what he did when he did. A brief history of what was happening around the world when he created his masterpieces. ...moreVolume one has some foxing on the dust cover, but cover is present and has some minor tearing at the top of the dust cover. Volume 2 has foxing on the cover as well as on the pages. Volume 2 shows more of Goya's work rather than giving so much history. Volume 3 has many portraits within its pages. It has signs of foxing all over but the book is tight. All boards are attached on all the volumes. A SERIOUSLY GREAT SET. No publication date given. CIRCA 1971

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OEUVRES DE VERENFEL - RARE

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Oeuvres Diverses Concernant La Religion by Samuel Werenfels Doctor and Professor in Theology published in 1749. Volume 1 is the only one included and includes various...more religious works written by the theologist Samuel Werenfels. The boards are tight and spine is showing some signs of wear and the extremities have some wear. Pages also have foxing all throughout the book.

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THE EIGHT VOLUMES OF LETTERS WRITTEN BY A TURKISH

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THIS IS AN EXTREMELY RARE VOLUME - Abebooks only has one listing and not the complete set - The Eight Volumes of Letters Written by a Turkish Spy Who Lived Five and Fo...morerty Years Undercover in Paris. The books are leather with leather binding. Each volume has a personalized library card for Charles W. Johnson. Volume 1 the extremities are worn and the binding is showing signs of wear. At each extremity on the binding, the boards are starting to separate. Though the rest of the binding is still tight. There is foxing on the pages throughout the book. Volume 1 was published in 1753 by A. Wilde. Volume 2 is missing the back board completely, front board is very loose and the extremities are worn. Volume 2 was also published in 1753 by A. Wilde. Volume 3 is in better condition than one and two. The boards are tight but showing signs of wear. The pages are also foxing. Volume 4 the extremities are showing signs of wear but the boards are tight. The pages on volume 4 are also foxing. Volume 5 has foxing in it, The first page has a tear in the bottom right corner. The 6th volume has a black smudge on the front board. Binding is tight but the boards are showing signs of

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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D.

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. A journal of a tour to the Hebrides by James Boswell ESQ. A new edition with numerous additions and notes by John Wilson Croker, LL...more.D. F.R.S. In two volumes but only volume one is available. Published in 1854. The pages have foxing and the front board is not attached. Back board is barely attached and book is not very tight. The sides of the pages are marbled. Has a personalized library card print for Edna Turpin.

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LES OUVRES DE VIRGILE - RARE

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Les Ouvres de Virgile Traduites en Francois, le texte vis-a-vis la Traduction, avec des Remarques. By M. Desfontaines in 1776. The book is third in the set. Text is...more in Latin and French translation on facing pages. Spot patterned marbled end papers, title page printed on red and white. Some wear on the extremities and the front board is starting to detach, but the book is tight. The pages are showing signs of foxing. A WONDERFUL EDITION

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TITLE IS ILLEGIBLE - VINTAGE VOLUME

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There is no title page in the book. Looks as though the first pages were torn out. The leather spine is starting to split and the covers are still attached. They ar...moree leather covered. The top spine is missing some of the cover. The extremities are worn. The text is in Spanish.

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5 VOLUMES OF WILD FLOWERS

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Familiar Wildflowers written by F. Edward Hulme, F.S.A. The books have both black and white pictures as well as colored pictures for the flowers. Volume 1 the board ...moreis starting to seperate from the spine, the spine is peeling however the back cover seems to be intact. The extremities are worn. Volume 2 on the spine on the top back side, it has almost completely detached but the binding is holding. It is just the cover of the binding starting to wear down. The book is tight and has a dark red cloth and board with leather corners and spine. Volume 3 the top spine as almost come detached like the prior book, however that looks to be the only damage to the spine. The boards are still tight. On volume 4 the top of the spine is gone, however binding is still intact and the book is still tight. Just needs to be handled carefully.On volume 5 the board is starting to seperate at the top of the spine however it is still tight and barely noticeable. This volume has a redder tint than the other covers like it is cleaner. WONDERFUL ILLUSTRATIONS - A CLASSIC. No publication date given on title page.

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ESSAIS DE MORALE TOME IX - ESSAYS ON MORALITY-1753

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Essais de Moale volume 9. Extremities are worn and spine is starting to show signs of wear but the book is tightly together still. The endpapers are marbleized and h...moreas a green string bookmark. Continuation des Essais De Morale Tome Neuvieme printed in 1753 in Paris. The book is in French and has a surplus duplicate stamp on the empty page next to the title page.

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THE TREE GUIDE TREES EAST OF THE ROCKIES

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The Tree Guide to Trees East of the Rockies by Julia Ellen Rogers in 1916. Extremities are worn but binding is tight. Book is missing a piece of the back cover. The ...morepages are yellowing but no foxing present yet.

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THE BIRD GUIDE LAND BIRDS

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The Bird Guide Land Birds Song and insectivorous birds east of the Rockies by Chester A. Reed. Printed in 1916, it talks about a variety of birds commonly found east ...moreof the Rockies. The spine is missing its cover, but is still tight. Part of the cover board on both front and back are missing and pages are turning yellow.

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THE LIGHT THAT FAILED

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The Light that Failed by Rudyard Kipling was published in 1919 in Garden City New York, originally it was copyright in 1899. Was first published in 1890. It is a red...more cloth board with a blindstamp on the front with Hindu and Swastika symbol in a circle. The page before the title page has a swastika with Kipling's signature in a circle. The pages are showing age. Book is tight however the binding is starting to loosen some at the beginning pages from being flipped open so much.

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THE BUTTERFLY GUIDE

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The Butterfly Guide. A pocket manual for the ready identification of the commoner species found in the United States and Canada by W.J. Holland, LL.D. The spine cover...more is missing but the pages are still tight. Extremities have a lot of wear on the edges.

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