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CATALOG BELOW.. A GREAT SELECTION OF FICTION AND NON-FICTION.

1. First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute 1879-’80 by J W Powell hc


2. Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute 1895-96 by J W Powell hc


3. Two antique hc by Jules Verne THE STEAM HOUSE 1886 and THE CRYPTOGRAM 1882


4. Hc ITALIAN VILLAS by Edith Wharton 1904 w.illus by Maxfield Parrish


5. Arctic field exploration hc: AMID SNOWY WASTES by Seton Gordon Cassell New York 1922. W illus from photographs


6. Folio hc illustrated WILD AFRICAN ANIMALS I HAVE KNOWN by Prince William of Sweden Small Maynard and Company Boston 1925 many full page B&W photos


7. US Coast Guard Academy yearbooks 1944 and 1945 TIDE RIPS hc illus


8. WWI 328 Field Artillery log/history THE RED GUIDON hc illus


9. WWI regimental history THE GPF BOOK (303 Field Artillery )


10. History and Review of 43rd Infantry Division (US) Camp Shelby Miss 1942 hc


11. Fourteen vol Campaigns of the Civil War series pub by Charles Scribner’s Sons 1882 12mo hc


12. Two vols hc GREATER LONDON by Edward Walford Cassell and Company, London nd. Folio illustrated 1000+pp


13. Collier 1904 photo history RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR


14. Oblong 2 hc lot DRAWINGS and PICTURES OF PEOPLE featuring the illus of C D Gibson New York R H Russell 1894 and 1896 respective


15. Hc folio 20TH CENTURY ATLAS Of the Commercial Geographic and Historic World .c1902 color maps full page approx12x22in


16. Four A&C Black color illus vols including BONNIE SCOTLAND 1912


17.Hc AMERICAN INLAND WATERWAYS by Herbert Quick Putnam 1909 c1909


18. (ANTI-CATHOLIC) Hc THE ESCAPED NUN or DISCLOSERS OF CONVENT LIFE 1855


19. 1st UK printing OLD POSSUM’S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS by T S Eliot London Faber 1939 dj


20. 1st USA printing THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS by John Wyndham New York Ballantine c.1957 dj


21. Second printing hc THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE DAMNED by F Scott Fitzgerald Scribners 1922


22. Vol 1-4 WINNING OF THE WEST by Theodore Roosevelt New York Putnam 1903-1909 green covers gilt 8vo illus


23. Abolitionist Horace Greeley’s Vol I and II of THE AMERICAN CONFLICT …OF THE GREAT REBELLION.. 1860-1864... HUMAN SLAVERY 1864 c1864 leather illus


24. Twenty eight vol lot of Lakeside Press hc


25. Eight book lot from SCIENCE OF RAILWAYS set by Marshall Kirkman. Published by World Railways Publishing Company Chicago 1894 (c1894) Hc illustrated


26. Bound periodical lot : Popular Science Monthly Vol. I and II. 1872 1873 8vo leather illus approx 1500pp total.


27. Gustavas Hines’ exploration of northern Pacific coast WILD LIFE IN OREGON: Being a Stirring Recital of Actual Scenes…. Gigantic Forests… Savages… including the history of Oregon published by Butler Brothers New York nd 12mo hc decorative boards 400+pp


28. Two folios: NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK 1842: Geology of New York Part III and IV


29. Hardcover AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF THE LOSS OF AMERICAN BRIG COMMERCE WRECKED ON THE WESTERN COAST OF AFRICA … by James Riley. Published by S Andrus and Son 1846. 12mo hc illus w.copperplate engravings


30. Two hc lot: MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA by D.Livingstone. Harper and Brothers New York 1858 and JOURNEY TO CENTRAL AFRICA by Bayard Taylor Putnam New York 1854 c1854


31. Three lot tools and fittings catalogs. Two paper and one hc.


32. Attractive Scenic-Views hc -- antique south Maine coast Oblong illus


33. Botany: Three volumes -- I II and III -- Method and Discoveries of Luther Burbank published by the Luther Burbank Press New York 1914 (c1914) Tall 8vo red hc sewn binding tipped in color plates throughout 300+pp each gilt top edge


34. Antique leather hc HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS…. MASSACHUSETTS by John Barber. Dorr Holand co Worcester 1839


35. Collection of five antique soft leather incl PEARLS FROM WHITTIER


36. Four lot polar explorations:: DR.KANE’S VOYAGE..by Villarejo 1965c dj; FROZEN SHIPS .by Neatby 1967c dj; SVERDRUP’S ARCTIC ADVENTURES by T C Fairley 1959c dj;and THE SEARCH FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE by Crouse 1934c


37. Bibliotheca Mechanica by Roberts Trent and Ivy


38 Mark Twain Bibliography of the Collections at Stowe Day Foundation Delux ed


39. ACTA imeko 1964 proceedings International Measurement Conference. Vol.III only.


40. ACTA imeko 1964 proceedings International Measurement Conference vol II only


41. ACTA imeko 1964 proceedings International Measurement Conference vol.I only


42. Guide to Business History 2 copies


43. American Metal Typefaces of the 20th Century McGrew 2nd ed


44. Heralds of Science.. …200 epochal books and pamphlets in ..Smithsonian


45. Stationary Engineering 3 vol set Branch


46. Lectures 1825 ferguson partington


47. Memorial Volume signed.. Sumner


48. Theory Games Economic Behavior 2nd ed von Neumann


49. Hc travel guide FINDING THE WORTH WHILE IN CALIFORNIA by Saunders New York Robert Mcbride 1930 maps and illus dj


50. Two vol hc set THE ROMANCE OF ISABEL LADY BURTON by Herself. Dodd Mead 1897 c1897


51. Stated of Conn.Public Document #47 STATE GEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY SURVEY Vol.II Bullletins 6-12 1906-1908. Hc Tall 8vo


52. Two lot antique hc CRESTS FROM THE OCEAN WORLD by a Traveller and Teacher published by Whittemore Niles and Hall Boston 1861 and MY WINTER ON THE NILE by Charles Warner Riverside Press 1882


53. Six lot collection Pan American , Columbian and World’s Fair books.


54. Two lot hc Pan American and Columbian Eposition


55. Unusual medical treatise lot of four hc: VIAVI HYGIENE by Law 1906; DR. FOOTE’S NEW PLAIN HOME TALK 1901; BIRTH CONTROL by Jacobi 1931; and CURING DISEASES OF HEART AND ARTERIES by Alsaker 1925


56. Four lot Kenneth Roberts djs: LYDIA BAILEY,-- RABBLE AT ARMS,-- BOON ISLAND and -- TRENDING INTO MAINE


57. Folio hc store charge account dated 1875 for China Vassalboro area


58. Civil War pictorials hc dj two lot


59. Ten vol.set LITERARY DIGEST HISTORY OF THE WORLD WAR by Francis Halsey 1919 8vo hc teg sewn illus 3000+pp


60. Hc BUTLER’S BOOK by Benj.Butler Thayer Boston 1892 Tall illus 1000+pp


61. Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine by Smeltzer Ruben and Rose\


62. A Catalog of Books Relating to the Discovery ….. Of North and South America…by D E Church..


63. A Pretty Book of Pictures for Little Masters and Misses or Tommy Trips History of Beasts and Birds… Bewick Thomas Goldsmith Oliver Newbury


64. Quatuor Dissertationes quarum tribus prior bus certae quaedam materiae in iam editis Originibus ecclesiasticis brevier ac summatim descriptae copiosius et enodatius explicantur quarta et postema autem articuli homiliae liturgia et canones ecclesiae Anglican ab obiectionibus domestic rum 1668 …


65. Heraldic Miscellanies…first printed in 1486 Dugdale Garter and King


66. Zeitschrift Fur Wissenschaftliche ..(Photography) by Kayser and Schaum 10 Volumes..


67. Six lot WWII history including 4th MARINES IN WWII , 24TH marine yearbook


68. Three Redbook magazine lot from 1930’


69 Three vol French language ed Oeuvres de P Corneille 16mo leather raised spines gilt illus w.color fronis and other color


70. Hardcover POLITICAL DEBATES BETWEEN HON.ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND HON.STEPHEN DOUGLAS… 1858 … Follett 1860 c1860


71. An account of a one year journey through the wilds of Maine CAMPS AND TRAMPS AROUND KATAHDIN by Charles Farrar Boston c1886 hc


72. Hc tome WOMEN OF THE WAR by Frank Moore 1866


73.(MASONIC) Folio hc illus history of brotherhood Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine published by Hall Boston c1913 Limited edition of 635 copies


74. Folio US Geological Survey -- GEOLOGY OF THE DENVER BASIN IN COLORADO by Samuel Emmons et el Government Printing Office 1896 illus w. maps plates etc..


75. ORIENTAL RUGS by John Kimberly Mumford published by Charles Scribner’s and Sons New York 1929 Hc folio illus color plates etc


76. Twenty-Second Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1900-1901 by Charles Walcott Part II -- Ore Deposits Government Printing Office 1901 DC hc folio numerous illus w.sealed map pac in the back


77. Folio hc CALIFORNIA ILLUSTRATED by Warren w.numerous wood engravings 1892c


78. Two antique leather editions: 1831 Bible and 1811 Book of Common Prayer


79. Two antique hc editions HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY by John Abbott c1883 and RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS OF THE WORLD by Vincent Milner 1873


80.Three antique hc lot: CATTLE AND THEIR DISEASES by Robert Jennings 1863; Gov.Doc CONTAGIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTICATED ANIMALS 1880; and ESSAYS ON SOILING OF CATTLE w.Memoir by Josiah Quincy nd


81. Four lot antique hcs on fruit growing/farming and cultivations to include-- THE FRUIT GARDEN; A TREATISE… by Barry 1859 and THE AMERICAN FRUIT BOOK by Cole


82. African exploration lot: IN DARKEST AFRICA by Henry Stanley Vol I and II published by Scribner 1890c and IN BRIGHTEST AFRICA by Carl Akeley 1924. All hard cover eds


83. Three hc lot history of early settlement Jamestown to include SAVAGE KINGDOM by Woolley and LOVE AND HATE IN JAMESTOWN by Price


84. Two volume WWI military bio written in gothic German HANS VON SEECKT


85. 1st ed signed John Pullen THE TWENTIETH MAINE hc dj 1957


86. Turn of the century subscription EVERY HORSE OWNER’S CYCLOPEDIA…. By Count Lehndorff. Phil c1871 8vo hc gilt sewn illus 800+pp


87. Illuminated and illus hc folio MY COUNTRY by Walter Little New York Tandy 1909


88. Yarmouth Nova Scotia shipping record compiled by J Murray Lawson hc 1876


89. Antique town history and genealogy …. READING (Mass). By Hon.Lilley Eaton Boston Alfred Mudge 1874 c1874 8vo gilt embossed covers sewn illus 800+pp


90. Antique GREENOUGH’S DIRECTORY for the towns Augusta Hollowell and Gardner 1871


91. Scribners illustrated POEMS OF CHILDHOOD by Eugene Field w.illus by Maxfeild Parrish


92. Lot: pre Civil War FREEMASON’S MONITOR by Thomas Webb 1861 c1858 18mo tooled leather gilt illus 350+pp and similar item KNIGHTS TEMPLAR by Chase 1867


93. Full leather edition MAKERS OF VENICE… by Mrs Oliphant 1888 8vo gilt


94. Stated 1st printing 1928 BAMBI by Felix Salten New York Simon and Schuster hc


95. Illus hc PRINCE AND THE PAUPER by Twain 1892


97. Color illus folio hc THE LITTLE FLOWERS OF SAINT FRANCIS (translated) New York Dutton 1919


98. Printed in Japan 1936 REPRESENTATIVE FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS … in English by Hashizume wil many full page color prints unpaginated


98. Two lot antique hc: …LIFE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST by Fr.Francis De Ligny (translated) 1851 and 1834 Bible both leather


99. Three lot hc dj arctic exploration


100. Two vol set MODERN GUNSMITH by James Virgil Howe folio hc illus


101. Four hc dj lot of books on Eskimo life


102. Three books on pistols revolvers and small arms including EARLY PERCUSSION FIREARMS by Lewis Winant all w.dj


103. Full leather MARVELS OF THE NEW WEST by William Thayer 1892 1892c 600pp+


104. Two coffee table hc dj on collectible knives


105.Two books on sniping and sniping rifles


106. Two lot hc: THE SPIRIT OF ST.LEWIS by Charles Lindbergh dj and FLYING WITH LINDBERGH by Keyhoe


107. Cuba travel logue 1859 by Richard Henry Dana hc.. TO CUBA AND BACK


108. Three lot hc dj juvenile series RED RANDALL … by Bowen


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109. Five vols hc LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON by Irving 1856 --1859..Putnam 12mo


110. Collection of three Baedeker travel books + Satchel Guide to Europe and Muirhead’s England


111. First edition Kahlil Gibran SAND AND FOAM Knopf 1926 hc + slipcase hc THE PROPHET by same


112. Hc NARRATIVES OF THE WITCHCRAFT CASES 1648-1706 … Scribner’s 1914 c1914


113. Five lot --- three vol set CONQUEST OF MEXICO by Prescott and two vol set CONQUEST OF PERU by Prescott twelve mo published by Lippincott and Mckay respectively


114. Pirates two hc lot -- BUCCANEERS OF THE PACIFIC by George Wycherley Bobbs Merrill 1928 and THE PRIVATEERS by Macliesh dj


115. Two vol set of the 2nd revised ed THE MEDICI by Col.Young London John Murray 1911. 8vo hc gilt illus 1000+pp


116. Masonic treatise hc WILLIAM MORGAN OR POLITICAL ANTI-MASONRY..by Rob Morris New York 1883 c1883. Leather spine apprx 400pp


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117. Two lot Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports hc folio illus 1908 and 1927


118. Four hc lot frontier life and adventure to include DAVID CROCKETT by Edward Ellis DANIEL BOONE by Bogart 1856


119. Three hc dj lot books on tragedy and mystery at sea to include an Edward Rowe Snowe


120. English history THE REBELLION OF 1745 by Robert Chambers hc 12mo gilt 500+pp


121. Four hc lot medical treatise: ANTHROPOMETRY…by Jay Seaver 1905; ROENTGEN TECHNIC by Norman Prince 1919; CLINICAL ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY by Sir Thomas Lewis 1924 and AIDS TO SURGERY by Joseph Cunning 1916


122. Three lot: Oblong hc WINCHESTER SHOTGUNS by Dennis Adler 2006 dj; Takedown and Assembly operations for Winchester Model 12 Featherweight wraps; and THE RIFLES AND CARTRIDGES AND THE GAME by Clay Harvey dj


123 Four lot small arms: PISTOLS A MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA by Henry Stebbins 1961; an NRA 100th Anniversary issue wraps; NRA GUNSMITHING GUIDE and COMPLETE MACHINE GUN


124. Winston Churchill THE WORLD CRISIS 1st ed 1931 Scribner hc


125. Folio leather Bible 1833


126. Two hc PIONEERING IN THE CONGO by John Springer c1916 and MACKAY OF UGANDA by His Sister 1898c


127. Two antique science books: PHYSICAL SCIENCE 1838 and STEAM ENGINE 1871


128. ALSACE LORRAINE by George Wharton Edwards pub by Penn, Philadelphia c1918 Folio full page color plates 300+pp


129. Civil War aftermath in the southern states THE SOUTH by Trowbridge 1866 hc


130. Beautiful lot of eleven salesman samples hc including LIFE OF JAMES G BLAINE


131. Lockyer’s SOLAR PHYSICS 1874 and THE UNIVERSE by Richard Proctor 1874 both hc and illust


132. Limited edition to 3000 copies hc HISTORY OF BEDFORD N.H. 1737-1971 dj 750+pp


133. Three lot antique touring and world exploration hc including OUR NEW WAY ROUND THE WORLD by Charles Coffin Boston Fields Osgood 1869 c1869


134. Pre Civil-War set of the four volume edition PLUTARCH’S LIVES translated w.notes and history by John Langhorne New York Harper and Bros 1844 leather


135. Vol.I and II of bound periodical “Harper’s New Monthly Magazine” 1850-1851


136. Impressive lot of five early novels by Talbot and Haggard to include THE DEVIL’S GUARD BY Talbot Mundy Oriental Club edition 1945 1st printing state dj and H Rider Haggard’s 1921 US edition SMITH AND THE PHAROHS


137. Early home construction hc 1909 LIGHT AND HEAVY TIMBER FRAMING.. By Hodgson Chicago Frederick Drake 12mo gilt illus 390+pp back end ads


138. Autobiography THE COWBOY by Will James 1930 Scribners w.”A” hc illus green boards


139. (SLAVERY) Pre Civil War gov/doc …”..Report on the Eighth Census 1860 “ Government printing office 1862 hc


140. Pre Civil War narrative MISSION TO BOKHARA In the Years 1843 -- 1845 to Ascertain the Fate of Col. Stoddart and Capt Conolly by Rev.Jos. Wolfe New York 1845 8vo many full page engraved portraits of Mohammadians384pp hc


141. Sturdy oversized antique … EXPLORATIONS AND ADVENTURES OF HENRY M STANLEY etc etc.. by Henry Northrop published by Franklin VA (1889c) hc decorative illus800+pp


142. First edition AA hc dj TWELVE STEPS TWELVE TRADITIONS c1953


143.Antique missionary work hc FOUR YEARS CAMPAIGN IN INDIA by William Taylor 1875


144. Hc illustrated 1903 1st ed.. Doubleday Page TWO LITTLE SAVAGE --- Being the Adventures of Two Boys Who Lived as Indians ..by Ernest Thompson Seton.


145. Two vol set limited ed THE NATURAL HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF SELBORNE AND A GARDEN KALENDAR by Rev.Gilbert White 1900 1/208


146. Three hc lot Africa including THEN AND NOW IN KENYA COLONY by Willis Hotchkiss dj


147. Leather covers POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE… 1847


148. Thick oblong hc dj: TIME AND SPACE MEASURING INSTRUMENTS FROM THE 15TH TO THE 19TH CENTURY by Guye and Michel Praeger new york 1971 illus


149.. Two Uncle Wiggily hc and antique board book


150. Two illustrated hc folio lot: JUST DOGS -- Sketches in Pen and Pencil by Barker (!) and DOGS OF CHARACTER by Cecil Aldin 1927 profusely illus


151. Hard cover book, I SAW A ELF AND OTHER VERSES by Mayme Cunningham.. Falmouth Publishing Portland Maine 1946 c.1946 Illus by Leon Tebbetts


152. Animal novels, dogs, hc including LAD A DOG by Terhune


153. Early automobile handbook published by John Winson 1921 16mo dj 350+pp


154. Publishing novelty YOUNG TRAPPER by Lew Dietz dust jacket present. Little Brown issue apparently used by Thorndyke Press to create reprint


155. Civil War novel JACK ALDEN by Warren Goss c1895 w/handwritten note by author


156. AMERICA ILLUSTRATED by Williams 1883 folio hc


157. Three BOOK OF MORMON lot 1920+ 1950 editions


158. Two lot ¾ leather bound periodical: HOURS AT HOME Vol I May 1865 to Oct..and Nov. to April 1866. Scribners New York


159. Lot of five vintage mysteries hc dj to include Ellery Queen Agatha Christie. Early 1950’s eds


160. Three lot antique detective police-crime hc gilt to include EXPERIENCES OF A BARRISTER AND CONFESSIONS OF AN ATTORNEY by Warren Boston Estes and Lauriat 1880 c1880 and THE RIVAL DETECTIVES by Lynch 1886


161. (TEMPERANCE) THE SATANIC LICENSE … Dedicated to Maine Law..by Wakeman 1853


162. World Atlas as vol X of the Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia 1898c Gilted ¾ leather binding marbled page edges over 115 detachable fold-out antique color maps (approx 16x11in maps). 300+pp index to place names. Nearly flawless condition


163. Two volume slipcase set, THE SUPREME COURT IN US HISTORY by Charles Warren Little Brown c.1925 hc 8vo


164. Impressive four vol.--I-IV of President Woodrow Wilson’s biography by Stannard Baker All stated first editions circa 1929


165. Folio hc dj WEDGWOOD by Wolf Mankowitz London 1st limited edition to 1500 1953


166. Antique medical hc --1898 -- TREATISE ON SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF MIDWIFERY by W.S.Playfair MD Tall 8vo 650+pp illus w.back end ads


167. Antique political biography of Revolutionary War era Samuel Adams by William Wells -- vols I-III 1865 hc


168. Three bk lot: Vol I and II of the RECORDS OF THE TOWN PLYMOUTH 1636-1705 and 1705-1743 published by order of town 1892 hc and a  copy of the Bradford History of Plymouth

AND OF COURSE MANY BOX AND TABLE LOTS!


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