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Auctioneer Bob Ellis Auctions 607-258-0027
Auction Date Apr 29 Auction
Owego NY Moose Lodge
3 Goodrich Rd, off 17C West
Owego, NY
Time 01:00PM
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Another exciting auction, all from one estate, brought to you at this comfortable location. Carefully selected, mostly small items from a Pennsylvania multi-generation estate, representing advertising, interesting books, stoneware, ephemera, postcards, toys, primitives, automobilia, and many unusual items, catalogued and described for your convenience.  Highlights include a 12.75 Troy oz. sterling silver Buick presentation plate, complete 1942 Varga calendar, beautiful Gene Autry molded child's guitar in case, estate marbles, 3 excellent early miniature working sewing machines, Beech Nut & Lackawanna Motor Club porcelain signs, vintage screen printed Pontiac service poster, early woven coverlets, 3 outstanding women's feather hats, Indian images, advertising tins, postcards, B&H brass letter holder, and a selection of early and valuable books.  Ready for your collection or your selling inventory.  Terms of payment are cash or approved check. ATM on location for credit card users. 10% Buyers Premium in effect for this auction. For more information, contact Charles Relyea at 607-699-9903, or Bob Ellis at 607-258-0027. Items to be sold in catalogued order are:

Book List, Sunday 4/29/18 Bob Ellis Auction

Owego Moose Lodge, Owego, NY

*Books will be sold promptly at 1:00 at the start of the auction prior to the general merchandise.  Note: We have described these books to the best of our ability.  There appear to be some very good books from this estate, but condition and value should be determined by the buyer before the sale.  

1.  Theodore Roosevelt, The Winning of the West, 3 volumes of 6: II In the Current of the Revolution, IV The Indian Wars, VI Louisiana and Aaron Burr; 1905 edition, copyright 1894 G.P. Putnam's Sons, good.

2.  T.S. Arthur, Ten Nights in a Bar Room, temperence piece, undated but inscribed "Xmas 1898", Chicago: David C. Cook Publishing Co., a few illustrations, good.

3.  Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays: First and Second Series, undated appears to be late 19th century, New York: The F.M. Lupton Publishing Co., includes famous "Self Reliance" and "Nature", good. 

4.  The Works of Washington Irving (New York writer considered to be the Father of American Literature), Edition DeLuxe, The Nottingham Society, 10 volumes complete set of 10, this set includes all 3 volumes of The Life of Washington and The Sketch Book), illustrated, leather bindings, very good with a couple spine top or bottom blemishs.

5.  The Works of William Shakspeare (Shakespeare's name had several versions of spelling until the 20th century), illustrated & gilded edges, edited Charles Knight, London: George Routledge and Sons, 1863, cracked spine on bottom, one illustration loose, otherwise good.

6.  Pictoral First Book for Little Boys and Girls, Presbyterian Board of Publication, Philadelphia, undated but 19th century, heavily illustrated, some internal spine cracking but otherwise good. 

7.  Paul Lester, The Great Galveston Disaster, illustrated with photographs, 1900 and most likely a !st edition, Philadelphia: International Publishing Co., some cover wear but good.

8.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Song of Hiawatha, Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855, believed to be a 1st edition, some wear to spine top and bottom and corners of cover, good.

9.  The Ladies Repository, bound Monthly Periodical, edited Rev. Clark, Volume XX, various cities and pubishers, 1860, illustrations, leather binding, good condition with some foxing on tissue / illustrations. 

10.  Arthur Murphy, The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume II of two, London:  Published by Jones & Company, 1825, spine torn almost free, corner and edge wear (this is a very early example and precedes the first American edition by about 20 years). 

11.  Charles Anthon, The Satires of Juvenal and Persius, New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1865, leather bound, marbled page ends, splitting on spine.

12.  Miguel Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote de la Mancha, tranlated from the Spanish, Complete in One Volume, Philadelphia:  Porter & Coates, undated but later 19th century, tear in spine and edge wear, tear in one fly paper. 

13.  The Tragedies of Aeschylus, intro by Buckley, apppendix by Burges, New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1863, Harpers Classical Library, hole in spine, edge wear, some light foxing. 

14.  Appleton's Journal, bound magazine publication of literature, science, and art, 1870's, volume VII, heavily illustrated, some loose pages.

15.  Mary Mapes Dodge, Hans Brinker or the Silverskates, With Sixty Original Illustrations, New York: Scribner, Armstrong, and Company, 1876, gilded page ends, decorated cover, some wear at top and bottom of spine as well as edges and corners, but an overall good early copy of this book.

16.  Biographical Sketches of the Signers of the Declaration of American Independence, B.J. Lossing, Illustrated by 50 portraits and other engravings, New York: George F. Cooledge & Brother, 1848, overall wear on spine, edges, corners, light foxing.

17.  The Life and Explorations of (Dr.) David Livingstone, LL.D., John S. Roberts, Boston:  B.B. Russell et al, 1875, some engravings, from year of 1st edition, overall quite good with light rubbing on corners.

18.  The Ladies Scrapbook, Hartford: St. Andrus and Son, 1845, gilt edges, overall edge rubbing but good.

19.  Life of Jackson / Biography of Andrew Jackson, President of the United States, Formerly Major General in the Army of the United States, Philo A. Goodwin, Esq., Hartford: Silas Andrus and Son, 185? (entered 1833), some breaking at spine top and bottom and corners, a very early copy of an important history.

20.  The Life of Patrick Henry, William Wirt, Revised Edition, Hartford: S. Andrus & Son, 1852, leather, marbled page edges, some peeling and breaking at spine and edges, solid.

21.  Les Miserables, Victor Hugo, Complete in One Volume with Illustrations, New York:  George Routledge and Sons, undated but 19th century, some internal splitting of spine, early copy of important literature.

22.  The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan, Philadelphia:  Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1844, some splitting of spine cover and some water spots.

23.  Nurse and Spy in the Union Army, Comprising The Adventures and Experiences of a Woman in Hospitals, Camps, and Battle Fields, S. Emma E. Edmonds, with illustrations, Hartford Conn: W.S. Williams & Co et al, by subscription, 1865, spine in poor condition, some loose few pages in front, Civil War history published in the period.  

24.  Poems of Robert Burns, The Illustrated Family Burns with an Original Memoir, New York: P.F. Collier, dark green cover, undated but Victorian, overall good.

25.  Elbert Hubbard, Selected Writings, New York: Wm. H. Wise & Co., Anniversary Edition & Set, c. 1922 by The Roycrofters, Roycroft decorated covers, 9 of 14 in the set, some edge wear but overall quite good, important to the arts & crafts movement and furniture.

26.  Methodist Protestant Hymn Book, pocket sized but thick, gilded page ends, presented 1873 but probably earlier, some wear on cover edges and corners, otherwise good.

27.  Sanders Union Reader, Number Three, Charles W. Sanders, New York: Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Co., 1862, cover wear and softness.

28.  Sanders Rhetorical or Union Sixth Reader, Charles W. Sanders, New York: (as above), 1867, cover, spine, and edge wear, student writing in blank pages.

29.  Swinton's Elementary Geography, William Swinton, New York and Chicago: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, and Company, 1875, overall heavy wear to cover and spine mostly missing. 

30.  Adventures in Arithmetic, Clifford Upton, American Book Company, 1939 (mostly interesting for cover illustration of 1930's automobile, gas pump, service attendants). 

Antiques & Collectibles, Sunday 4/29/18 Bob Ellis Auction
Owego Moose Lodge, Owego, NY
*The auction will start at 1 PM with about 30 minutes of books followed by these selected items.
1. B&H brass letter holder
2. 3 gallon H.P. Co., Hawthorne PA jug, spider crack but solid
3. The Weir stoneware canning jar No. 2, patd. 1892-1901 , brown & white with lid
4. Covered stoneware salt glazed jar
5. Extra large white stoneware jar, wire enclosure, no lid
6. Chelsea sugar bowl with lid & underplate
7. Child's elephant cup
8. G.W. Co. 3 little pigs child's bowl with hot water jacket
9. Japan lustre child's cup, bowl, & plate (chip on cup)
10. Art pottery baby's plate, Jack Horner
11. Dutch Boy wet paint cardboard sign, 4 digit phone number
12. Early 1900's Bicycle Telegraph Boy postcard
13. Kellogg's cardboard store display, fruit
14. Tray lot of advertising postcards & first day covers
15. Tray lot of World's Fair paper items
16. Lot of 2 World War I soldier postcards
17. Lot of 2 Victorian die-cut & embossed teacher to student keepsakes
18. Lot of 3 Kron pin-up advertisements, Earl Moran art
19. 3 early blue transferware plates
20. Silver overlay pitcher with underplate
21. Larkin Soap Co. embossed bottle
22. Tray lot of 23 postcards all showing early transportation
23. Tray lot of 78 New York postcards
24. Tray lot of 97 mixed postcards
25. Union Center, NY ruby & gilded souvenir vase
26. Framed etching, native with basket at waterfall
27. End of Trail colored framed print
28. Framed photograph, 7 Sioux Warriors
29. Framed sheet music, Red Wing, Indian maiden
30. 4 early checks, 1896-1917, Lee Schwartz Dry Goods & Millinery, First National Bank of Waverly / Athens
31. Tray lot of advertising smalls
32. Pressed glass thistle pedestal cake plate
33. Pink, gilded edge plate
34. White gilded edge serving bowl
35.  Gilt cast iron cross
36. Oriental butterfly plate
37. Tray lot of early radio tubes in boxes
38. Large RCA radio tube in box
39. Eureka talking machine lubricant advertising tin
40. Early Zenith radio
41. Tray lot of early gilded on white shaving mugs, some damaged
42. Cut & polished geode
43. Richard's Sheffield England Golden Age scissors in leather sheath and box
44. Art nouveau brass inkwell holder with glass inkwell
45. Early Cottolene lard can with lid and handle
46. Mason's Original Challenge Blacking, rare Philadelphia tin, Black Americana, boot blacking
47. Honey can, South Corning, NY
48. Large farmer's dinner bell triangle
49. Paragon man's derby hat with hatbox
50. Fantastic women's feather hat with hatbox
51. Incredible pin wheel multi colored women's feather hat
52. Swirled women's colored feather hat
53. Woman's long black fur coat, fancy buttons
54. Varga pin-up calendar 1942 complete, Esquire, verses by Phil Stack
55. 19th century 3 color woven coverlet
56. 19th century blue & white woven coverlet
57. Blue & white spongeware stoneware spitoon
58. Stoneware dark glazed crock with blue wave stripes, early
59. Early tapestry, aristocratic parlor scene
60. Tray lot of coins, medals, tietacks, etc.
61. Tray lot of early keys, many are brass
62. 1927 Clark's Teaberry Gum calendar / notepad
63. 1930 Michigan calendar, complete, deer in moonlite scene
64. Lot of 3 WW II Pabst Blue Ribbon Victory coasters
65. Wooden advertising box, Teachers Highland Cream Whiskey, Scotland
66. Remington Dupont Kleanbore ShurShot shotgun shell box
67. Winchester Ranger Super Target Load ammo cartridge box
68. Winchester Super Speed .30 ammo cartridge box
69. Wester Super X 250 Savage ammo cartridge box with empty casings
70. WW II Ration Cover Book with 5 War Ration Books Fours
71.  WW II folding fry pan / bowl
72. Early powder horn with wooden end
73. Leather cartridge ammo pouch marked W. Keller 64 Martig NY
74. WW II Stroehmann's Bread factory / store sign honoring military employees & families
75. Hopalong Cassidy Stroehmann's Sunbeam Bread pinback button
76. The Beatles, Hard Day's Night album
77. Roy Rogers child's wooden guitar
78. Gene Autry child's guitar, Emenee Musical Toys, molded plastic in original case
79. Large 48 star United States flag on long 2 piece oak and brass pole
80. 1952 Mobil Mobilgas calendar
81. J. Chein Co. child's tiny globe
82. Children's squeeze toys- Humpty Dumpty, Mighty Mouse, etc.
83. Tray lot of children's things
84. Sunny Suzy tin toy wringer washing machine
85. Susy Goose tin toy carpet sweeper
86. Tray lot of toys with issues- Kent Stove missing 1 leg, Irwin mechanical crawling baby repaired neck, very early bunny
87. Funmate plastic car, works, Japan
88. Tray lot of estate marbles
89. Jar of clay marbles
90. Singer cast iron miniature working hand crank sewing machine
91. Steel Victorian decorated miniature working hand crank sewing machine
92. Casige 1015 steel miniature working hand crank sewing machine, beautiful geometric art deco decoraton, German
93. Scarce Robert Packer Hospital china cup
94. Beech Nut Chewing Tobacco porcelain on steel sign
95. Lackawanna Motor Club AAA Emergency Service double sided porcelain sign
96. 1964 Pontiac screen printed service poster
97. Early hood ornament, stylized sailing ship
98. Lot of 3 Gulf Lube Motor Oil decals & 3 Gulf Pride Motor Oil War Emergency Contain er labels
99. Kendall Gear Lube unopened can with early graphics
100. Early brass curved auto horn  
100A. 1950's Sinclair travel folders with Sinclair and Mobiloil maps
101. Large tin scale pan
102. 3 tickets for 1936 Pontiac dealer's meeting 
103. Gilded Gorham sterling silver plate, 50 year recognition from Buick Motor Division to dealer, 1920-1970, 12.75 Troy ounces / 396 grams. 
104. Elgin American combo lighter & cigarette case
105. Marathon art deco combo lighter & cigarette case
106. 2 Ronson tables lighters + another table lighter
107.  Lot of 3 Camel Cigarettes lighters
108. Tray lot of 5 Wesstinghouse & G.E. Mazda tin auto lamp boxes
109. Tray lot of early chisels
110. Tray lot of tools
111. Wooden divided tote
112. Vintage mug, Bus Horigans tavern, Elmira
113. Tray lot of girl scout medals & pins 
114. 6- 1978 Toyota Grand Prix Watkins Glen official programs
115. Early truck horn
116. Charles Lindbergh Lone Eagle Spirit of St. Louis pocket knife
117. Framed trout fishing picture
118. Early LHC baseball glove
119. Pink depresson floral plate / stand  
120. Large white Toby pitcher, Japan, decorated with fleur de lis
121. Tray lot, advertising smalls
122. Deco dial-a-tie tie holder
123. Lot 3 Shaefer beer trays
124. Tray lot iron items
125. Man's silk tie, Antiques Shop

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