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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, ephemera, postcards, toys, primitives, automobilia, and many unusual items, catalogued and described for your convenience.  Full list and photos coming soon! 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). 





























































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