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CATALOG BELOW .. A GREAT SELECTION OF RARE AND UNUSUAL ITEMS THIS MONTH. DON'T MISS THIS ONE!!

1. Two by F.Scott Fitzgerald TENDER IS THE NIGHT hc Scribners 1934 c.1934 illus by Strenton and THE CRACK UP 1945 New Directions dj

2. Hc dj THE NAKED AND THE DEAD by Norman Mailer Rinehart 1938 1st ed

3. Antique hc 1897 “CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS’ by Rudyard Kipling Published by Century co 12mo grn gilt decorations on cover and top edge gilt

4. Unusual science treatise hc ZETETIC ASTRONOMY or EARTH NOT A GLOBE…..Proving it a Plane ….and Approaching Destruction by Fire etc etc by Parallax published in London 1881 by Day and Son 400+pp

5.----CARNACKI --- The Ghost Finder, by William Hope Hodgson Published by Mycroft and Moran 1947 dj

6. Civil War novel by J Chandler Harris (Uncle Remus) ON THE PLANTATION 1892 hc

7. Jules Verne MICHAEL STROGOFF… published by Scribner nd hc illus

8. Two vol set Civil War HISTORY CIVIL POLITICAL AND MILITARY OF THE SOUTHERN REBELLION…. By Orville Victor NY James Torrey 1863

9. Tooled leather covers antique CASSELL’S ILLUSTRATED BIBLE… oversized gilt covers teg 1400+pp illus w.900 engravings

10. Leather embossed covers HISTORY OF IRELAND.. By Abbe Mac-Coeghegan w…Treaty of Limerick by John Mitchel NY D J Sadlier 1869 top edge gilt sewn binding illustrated thru-out1000+pp

11. Lot religion Quakers: Four vol set leather PIETY PROMOTED…DYING SAYINGS…. Of Many of the People called Quakers… Phil.1854. And THE ORIGINAL AND PRESENT STATE OF MANY by the People called Quakers pub1788 leather

12. Kenneth Roberts signed and dated w.inscrp 1942 RABBLE IN ARMS hc dj

13. 12 issues --- Maine Sportsman 1898 JAN - DEC ..B&W photo illus approx25pp each .. Printed in Bangor

14. Pre-Civil War EXPLORATION OF THE VALLEY OF THE AMAZON by the US Department of Navy Washington 1853 (includes map case w/2 maps) also separate LARGE .map of Central America 1856 in a folder

15. Parker Bros antique card game OLIVER TWIST in original box and w.instructions

16. Lot of six antique children’s literature

17. Four lot hc dj early detective novels to include PILGRIM’S REST and THE FIGERPRINT both by P Wentworth

18. Maine history journals published in the 1920’s by Sprague approx twenty lot

19. Hc w.maps back pocket A SKETCH OF EGYPTIAN HISTORY… by Hackney Methuen and co 1906

20. Mark Twain FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR 1897c.1897 hc illus

21. Religion Shakerism THE ALETHEIA: Spirit of Truth 2nd ed 1907 hc

22. African American 1903 WHEN MALINDY SINGS by Dunbar c.1903 hc illus w.B&W photos

23. Handwritten album dated from 1840’s Beautiful examples of penmanship of the era in prose and poetry

24. Pre Civil-War DISCOVERIES AND PIONEERS OF AMERICA by Parker 1856

25. Hc THE PENOBSCOT MAN by Eckstorm 1924 edition w.++chapter

26. Maine town history WATERVILLE by Whittemore publ.1902 592pp 8vo hc

27. Maine town history PARIS by Lapham and Maxim 1884 800+pp 8vo hc

28. HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN WAR… by Ed Mansfield 1849 hc

29. Three lot oversized hcs: Stanley and Livingston, African Explorations

30. Two vol set PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF USGRANT pub Charles Webster 1883c

31. Pre Civil-War science POPULAR TECHNOLOGY by Hazen 1850 and MEMOIRS OF THE MOST EMINENT AMERICAN MECHANICS.. By Howe 1854

32. Three lot Signed hc dj JOSIAH VOLUNTEERED c1976 and Two vols hc HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA…by John Abbot 1863 1866

33. Three lot hc Maine Town Histories RICHMOND ON THE KENNEBEC .,, HISTORY OF BRISTOL BREMEN AND PEMAQUID by Johnston and EAST BETHEL ROAD by Eva Bean

34. Two lot Maine: WHERE FLOWS THE KENNEBEC by A Macdougall and Hc dj Edmund Ware Smith: UPRIVER AND DOWN

35. Two lot MAINE AT VALLEY FORGE and MAINE AT LOUISBURG hc1910

35. Four vol oversized hcs BATTLES AND LEADERS OF THE CIVIL WAR published by Century Co 1887 c illus

36. Five lot vintage and antique True Crime hc

37. Four lot collection of Baedecker’s and one BLACK’S… OF SCOTLAND1865

38. Two lot early detective h c KNOTS UNITED..HIDDEN LIFE OF AMERICAN DETECTIVES by Geo McWatters 1875 and THE PINKERTONS by Richard Rowan

39. Two lot Jesse James.. LIFE AND TIMES OF.. And JESSE JAMES WAS MY NEIGHBOR by Homer

40. Four hc lot Scotland history and lore Tytler’s History of Scotland II, SCOTTISH COSTUME 1550-1850..,,IN BYWAYS OF SCOTTISH HISTORY by Barbe… tc

41. Three hc by Louise Dickinson Rich including WE TOOK TO THE WOODS

42. Two hc dj IN COLD BLOOD by Capote and COMPULSION by Meyer Levin

43. Four lot hc Civil War including CHANCELLORSVILLE by Stackpole

44. Four lot hc Revolutionary War

45. Three lot Cuba history to include DUE SOUTH by M Ballou 1897

46. Five vols encyclopedia SCIENCE FOR ALL pub by Cassell London nd hc folio 1200+pp illus

47. Five hc lot by William Prescott: HISTORY OF ..PERU 2vol and HISTORY OF .. CHARLES THE FIFTH 1876 3vols

48. Two early Sherlock Holmes novels by Doyle MEMOIRS and VALLEY OF FEAR

49. Maine county history PENOBSCOT 1882 oversized tome

50. (BERMUDA) Hc ISLES OF THE SUMMER SEAS by Redman c1913

51. Two vol slipcase set BLACK LAMB and GREY FALCON by Rebecca West

52. Two lot ocean seamanship NAVAL BATTLES OF THE WORLD by Edward Shppen and OCEAN’S STORY by Edward Howland

53. Early American archaeology -- 1833--- by Josiah Priest DISCOVERIES IN THE WEST

54. Impressive AROUND THE WORLD WITH GENERAL GRANT vol I and II by John Russell Young Subscription c1879 3/4leather folio illus 1200+pp

55. Three lot WOMEN OF THE ..REVOLUTION I and II by Elizabeth Ellet 1849 and THE LIFE OF GENERAL LAFAYETTE by Headley 1851

56. Mountain climbing 1860 PEAKS PASSES AND GLACIERS by John Ball hc illus

57. Hc FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS by Hemingway “A”

58. Hc HISTORY OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS From the first Settlement of the Upper Coos and Pequaket 1886 reprint

59. Three lot antique ocean voyaging hc:to include CREST FROM THE OCEAN WORLD 1860

60. Early printing SONS AND LOVERS by D H Lawrence hc

61. Oblong illus hc PHOTOGRAPHS FO THE WORLD’S FAIR 1894C, COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION 1893 and DREAM CITY 1895

62. Three lot by Henry Longfellow: MICHAEL ANGELO Boston Riverside Press 1885 hc illus, 1888 illustrated “Works” volume and THE SKELETON IN ARMOR boston Osgood 1877

63. Folio LEGENDS OF YE PROVINCE HOUSE by N Hawthorne Boston Cassino 1890 hc illus

64. Four lot hc dj LITTLE JACK RABBIT… juveniles by David Cory

65. Signed dj 1955 Van Wyck Mason TWO TICKETS FOR TANGIER stated first

66. Two by Winston Churchill GREAT DESTINY and MY AFRICAN JOURNEY

67. Oblong paper covers comics FOXY GRANDPA by Bunny 1903c

68. Six vol THE WINNING OF THE WEST by T Roosevelt and THE GREAT BUFFALO HUNT and THE FORTY-NINERS all hc

69. (MAINE) Three lot antique children’s adventures CITY BOYS IN THE WOODS by Wells 1890, THE YOUNG MOOSE HUNTERS by c1888 and CAMPING IN THE WINTER WOODS by Gregor

70. Oversized paper covers THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION 1936

71. Four lot by Harriet Beecher Stowe to include THE MINISTER’S WOOING 1859

72. Three lot LIFE AND GLORIOUS DEEDS OF ADMIRAL DEWEY, LIFE OF ADMIRAL GEORGE DEWEY and OUR NEW POSSESSIONS hc turn of the Century subscriptions

73. Asian travel four lot EIGHT YEARS WANDERINGS IN CEYLON by Baker 1881 AN INDIAN JOURNEY by Bonsels dj++ two more hc

74. Three lot antique fish and fishing to include THE BOOK OF FISH AND FISHING by Louis Rhead 1908hc

75. Five hc antique lot Egypt travel and exploration to include THOUSAND MILES UP THE NILE by Edwards

76. Civil War 1871 hc LETTERS FROM TWO BROTHERS . Privately printed

77. Early USGS Annual Reports 1899,, 1886 and the 1899 report on Glacial Deposits in Maine

78. L M Montgomery EMILY’S QUEST hc 1927 c1927 and MOPSA THE FAIRY by Jean Ingelow 1927

79. Circa 1830 History of France w.map

80. WWII unit history of 43rd Division Artillery by Harold Barker dj maps

81. Four hc dj lot by cartoonist Chas Addams circa 1960

82. Three vol …NARRATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES EXPLORING EXPEDITION 1838 Etc…

83. Two West Coast Tourists Guides OVER THE RANGE TO THE GOLDEN GATE by Wood 1905 and CROFUTT’S NEW OVERLAND …GUIDE 1880 hcs

84. Subscription hc lot disasters including HISTORY OF THE GREAT FIRE IN BOSTON by Conwell 1873 and ITALY’S GREAT HORROR OF EATHQUAKE AND TIDAL WAVE..

85. Atlas, Vol.X of Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia folio ¾ leather 100+ fold out maps c1897

86. Four volume set THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES… by James Grahame Boston Charles Little and James Brown publishers 1845 hc 8vo

87. (HAND WRITTEN)Maine seaman journal dated 1840‘s,

88. First us ed (stated) hc THE CAINE MUTINY by Herman Wouk dj

89. Three early Agatha Christie hc lot

90. Four lot Artic exploration hc to include Vol I and II of LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN by Du Chaillu

91. Four volume bound periodicals MUSEUM 1838 First US appearance of Oliver Twist, complete in these issues

92. Two vol set THE GLORY AND THE SHAME OF ENGLAND by G Edward Lester 1841 hc

93. Nazi hc dj MY NEW ORDER by Adolf Hitler Reynal and Hitchcock c1941 New York

94. Three hc lot: Mississippi exploration/history, THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE by Binger Hermann Government Printing 1900 w.maps, HEADWATERS OF THE MISS., and BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI… by Albert Richardson 1867

95. Four hc dj lot of seafaring histories to include SAILS AND WHALES by Chippendale l

96. Three hc dj lot of arctic exploration accounts to include HELL ON ICE signed by author Edward Ellsberg Com.

97. Three lot hc early Mark Twain to include 1st printing EXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD’S VISIT TO HEAVEN 1909

98. Two lot Folio Society

99. Two lot THE AMERICAN REED ORGAN -- It’s History…and How to Rebuild It by Robert Gellerman c.1973 dj illus folio and THE CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ORGAN by Barnes 1952 hc illus

100. Four lot of antique illus children’s hc

101 Mass.town history CHICOPEE by Thaddeus Szetela signed hc nd

102. Hc dj NAKED AS A JAYBIRD by Dian Hanson

103. Bennett Brothers Inc 1965 Catalog of merchandise hc illus

104. Antique photo album w.cards and postcards

105. Eight lot Pogo by Walt Kelly cartoon pbks

106. Hawaii: two hc set OUR ISLANDS AND THEIR PEOPLE … published by ND Thompson NY 1898 Quarto photo books with descriptive narrative

107. Four hc lot exploration China/Asia to include HOUSEBOAT DAYS IN CHINA by J O P Bland

108. Lot of eight 1940’s music magazines

109. Antique hc EMBROIDERY AND FANCY WORK no author1890

110. Three lot hc EXPLORATIONS AND ADVENTURES .. PACIFIC AND ANTARTIC OCEANS….by John Jenkins illus, LIFE OF COL DAVID CROCKETT by Edward Ellis c1884 and LIFE EXPLORATIONS AND PUBLIC SERVICE OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT 1856

111. Two pre-civil-war treatises on Astronomy

112. Hc TRAVELS IN MALTA AND SICILY … IN 1827 by Andrew Bigelow 1831

113. Four hc lot travil in Mexico to include THE LAND OF POCO TIEMPO by Charles Lummis 1893 and TIME OUT FOR ADVENTURE by Leonidas Ramsey 1935

114. Three lot rifle and hunting hc to include SPORT INDEED by Thomas Martindale c1901

115. Two by Jules Verne to include THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND

116. Three lot hc dj Rivers of America series and hc LAKE ERIE by Harlan Hatcher

117. Three lot hc to incl THE HELL ROARIN FORTY NINERS by Robert Ritchie c1928

118. Three lot oversized hc picture bks with narratives PICTURESQUE WASHINGTON,, AMERICA’S WONDERLANDS and EUROPE ILLUSTRATED

119. Five hc lot American Revolution: two vol.set PAUL JONES by Augustus Buell 1900, and GNERAL JACKSON by James Parton 1893

120. Hc GOLD FIELDS OF THE KLONDIKE AND THE WONDERS OF ALASKA by Ernest Ingersoll

121. MISSIONARY ENTERPRISES OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS…by John Williams 1837

122. Two lot: Antique folio COLONIAL ARCHITECTURE by Frank Cousins Doubleday Page1912c1912 Series 1 Fifty Salem Doorways full page B&Wphotos +++THE SMALLER AMERICAN HOUSE by Ethel Power 1927 illus B&Wphoto

123. Oblong antique hc COUNTRY SIGHTS FOR CITY EYES w.full page lithography/sketches B&W nd circa 1890

124. Antique civil war narrative ..ADVENTURES OF A VOLUNTEER by Michael Egan hc

125. Antique narrative OUR WILD INDIANS by Richard Dodge 1883 hc

126. Papercovers MICKEY MOUSE STORIES 1934 (c1931) Oblong hc cartoons OH SKIN-NAY..by Briggs Chicago Volland 1913

 

127.Four lot hc classics to include CANTERBURY TALES and TALES OF INDIA by Kipling tall 8vo illus

128. Five lot of NE history lore and legend. --- MOOSE ON THE OTTAWA by Elwood Keys wrapps BATTLE OF BENNINGTON 1879 town history hc …SETTLEMENT OF HAVERHILL MASS. 1891 and two more

129.Hc BAMBI by Felix Salten Simon Schuster NY 1928 c.1928 “First printing in America 1928” green boards 12mo

130. Three lot Alaska adventure stories to include A WOMAN WHO WENT TO ALASKA by K Sulivan hc c1903 hc

131. Vintage photo play novels with djs THE IRON HORSE by E Hill, SUSANNAH OF THE MOUNTIES and STRICTLY DISHONORABLE c1931

132.Two lot hc-- CALEDONIAN SKETCHES ..TOUR THROUGH SCOTLAND by Sir John Carr 1809 and THE HISTORY OF THE HIGHLAND CLEARANCES…. By A Mackenzie 1883 .

133. Three lot Canada history to include KALEIDOSCOPIC QUEBEC by Amy Oakley D Appleton Century Co NY c1947 signed by author and illustrator hc dj

134. Five lot Bharata history to include set FALL OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE I II and III by Sir Jadunath Sarkar Calcutta 1932

135. Three antique hc lot American Revolution to include INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE REVOLT OF THE AMERICAN COLONIES.. By George Chalmers vol I Boston James Munroe 1845 (c1844)

136. Hc dj INSTANT LIVES by Howard Moss Saturday Review Press w.illus by Edward Gorey

137. Three hc dj lot on WWII Atom Bomb and Holocaust

138. Exploration adventures in MiddleEast Persia Arabia.. THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS by Eliot Warburton part I and II in one volume 1845

139. Coffee table hc dj THE ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS by Clifford Ashley Doubleday c1945

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140. Two titles by H B Stowe DRED A TALE .. Published in two volumes 1856 thus and MEN OF OUR TIMES 1868 c1868

141. Two centuries old translation THE REPUBLIC OF CICERO by Featherstonhaugh 1829

142. THE A B C OF ELECTRICITY by Meadowcroft c1888 hc

143. Hc SHAKER HERBS by Amy Miller dj

 

144. Tome dated 1892 AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND PERSONAL REMINISCENCES OF MAJOR GENERAL BEN.BULER.. hc

145. Hc …REMARKABLE SHIPWRECKS FIRES FAMINES CALAMITIES etc etc in Most Parts of the World .. By R Thomas 1837

146. Hc 1847 Treatise on Surveying

147. Impressive copy hc dj A SHOWER OF STARS by John Pullen

148. Civil War AMERICAN ANNUAL CYCLOPAEDIA AND REGISTER OF IMPORTANT EVENTS 1861

149. Hard cover Rosicrucian MESSAGE OF THE STARS by Max Heindel c.1922

150. Telegraph shorthand or code book hc ROUTES

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