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Auctioneer Robert H. Clinton & Company, Inc 610-847-5432
Auction Date Oct 02 Auction
3010 Route 212
Springtown, PA
Time 10:00AM
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019 @10:00 AM
Springtown Volunteer Fire Company Banquet Hall
3010 Route 212 * Springtown, Bucks Co., PA  18081

(several lots being some on-line)

Full Selection of Small Accessories & Collectibles to include: vintage Drink Hires Root Beer pottery mug made in Germany, English cake tin-Dickens-Old Curiosity Shop, German Mettlach pottery plate-scene of man w/stein & cup, vintage child’s enamelware mug-Dickory Dickory Doc (worn condition), carved wooden jungle animals: elephants, rhinos, giraffe & man of the cloth; wooden artist’s boxes w/paints & brushes (used), older unused artist’s paint brushes, Lenox & Waterford pieces, GWTW style lamp, decorative art glass pieces, modern pottery jug lamp marked Clinton China-Clinton, IL., Scottie Dog items: plaque, (2) figures, Byers Choice Figure-Seaman, modern "lantern" motif lamp, modern oriental jardinier/seat, small slateboard, quantity of old collectibles handpainted china, vintage plated silver pieces, much more; Also Wallace Nutting, Sawyer & Gibson handcolored photographs.

Antique/Vintage Furniture: Victorian walnut finger carved settee, Victorian walnut carved loveseat, Victorian chest of drawers, Empire sewing/work stand, Victorian candle stand, piano stool, floor model Victrola, late Victorian oak platform rocking chair, wicker baby coach,

Selection of Stylized Furniture & Other Pieces: set of 6 Windsor dining room chairs by Hitchcock, Sheraton maple drop leaf extension table by Conant Ball, set of 3 matching maple bedroom pieces: 2 small chests & kneehole desk, Queen Anne wing chair by Ethan Allen, chinoiserie hall cabinet w/black lacquer finish, tray table by Bartley, 3 section corner mahogany bookshelves, mahogany 4 tier corner what-not-shelf, pair/decorator open armchairs (clean condition), mahogany bench w/needlepoint seat; Plus: full size mattress & boxspring w/stencil decorated headboard by Ethan Allen (clean condition), brass repousse fire screen, decorative wrought steel outdoor furniture


U.S. History: History of United States Mint, published by George G Evans, Phila. 1885, illustrated; Columbus & Columbia-A Pictorial History of The Man & The Nation by Blaine, Buel, Ridpath, Butterworth,
4 books in 1 volume, illustrated w/over 500 engravings, maps charts & diagrams plus illustration by the Great Masters, copyright 1892; In Memorium of Abraham Lincoln President of the United States, State Council of Pennsylvania, O. of U.A.M. published Philadelphia by Geo. Hawkes, Jr. 1865; 7th Edition of the Constitution of the United States, Dedicated by William Hickey 1878; We came in Peace – The Story of Man in Space, inside binding ripped & taped; Art and Architecture published by George Barrie, title page reads “William Walton World’s Columbian Exposition”, Columbus edition, 11 volume set, sequentially numbered set no. 540, covers & binds in rough condition; Biography of Herbert Hoover by Bill Irwin copyright 1928; John Brown’s Body by Stephen Vincent Benet, copyright 1927/1928, 1st edition after the printing of 201 deluxe copies; The Illustrated History of the Centennial Exhibition, A Collectors Reprint, copyright 1975 National Publishing Co.;

World History, Atlases & Others: Pictorial History of the World 3 volumes in 1 by John Frost, LL.D, published Phila. 1855 by J.W. Bradley, rough binding & cover; Wood’s Illustrated Natural History by the Rev J.G. Wood; Our Islands & Their People, published in 2 volumes, introduced by Major General Joseph Wheeler, 1899, cover in rough condition; Pictorial Atlas of Greater United States & The World, 1902, compiled especially for the Philadelphia Inquirer w/charts diagrams & statistics; Mitchell’s New General Atlas maps of the various countries of the world, published Philadelphia 1874 by S. Augustus Mitchell; 7 volume set The World & It’s People by Professor Charles F. Horn, published by Ira R. Hiller, 1925; Memorial Edition – Sinking of the Titanic – Thrilling Stories Told Bu Survivors by Jay Henry Mowbray, PH.D., LL.D., published by The Minter Company, Harrisburg, PA, profusely illustrated; etc.

Military: Civil War era book-Women of the War, Their Heroism & Self Sacrifice by Frank Moore, illustrated w/silver engraving, Hartford, CT 1867; Pictorial History of the Great Civil War by John Laird Wilson, illustrated w/numerous fine steel plate engravings of battle scenes & leading generals; The Officer’s Guide 8th Edition, copyright 1942, Military Service Publishing Co, Harrisburg, PA; WWII era pamphlet, published by General Motors, airplane power; English WWI Journal Entitled “U.B.110” Interrogation of Survivors in Submarines, WW 1914-1918, August 1918 Naval Staff Intelligence Department, assembled in a primitive canvas cover & binding; etc.

Bucks Co. History & Related Local Works: 3 volume set – History of Bucks County Pennsylvania from the Discovery of the Delaware to Present Time by William W.H. Davis, A.M., edited by Warren S. Ely & John W. Jordan, the Lewis Publishing Co, 1905 (volume 1 cover separated from binding); Centennial Atlas of Bucks Count Pennsylvania, 1876, published by James D. Scott, New Britain, PA; Thomas’ Bucks County Directory, 1884, compiled & published by Lorenzo Thomas, 1st volume; History of Bucks County Pennsylvania, edited by J.H. Battle, published by A. Werner & Co., 1887, illustrated; Place Names in Bucks County by George MacReynolds, 2nd edition, 1955; Newtown 1684-1984, hardcover edition; Along The Old York Road by James & Margaret Cawley, 1965-paperback; Marriage Souvenir by Ira Cornell & Anna Balderston, 1887;  Histoic Newtown by Edward R. Barnsley, 1934, cover & binding worn; local family leather bound Holy Bible engraved R & F Jamison, 1868, tooled leather cover-good condition (Newtown, PA area family); etc.

Other Books of Interest: Antique Philadelphia Quaker book entitled No Cross No Crown-A Discourse Shewing The Nature And Discipline of the Holy Cross of Christ by William Penn, published 1853-The Yearly Meeting of Friends, rough condition but complete; Agriculture: vintage agricultural book-Productive Poultry Husbandry, A Complete Text by Harry R. Lewis, profusely illustrated, 1919 copyright; Medical: Home Cyclopedia Popular Medical, Social & Sexual Science by E.B. Foote, MD, Twentieth Century Ed., binding loose from book, pages missing in front; 1930’s era Textbook of Medicine, edited by Russell L. Cecil; Automotive: automotive book – The Packard Registry 1991 published by R-Mac Dedicated to the Packard Motor Car Co., illustrated in black & white; Other: Physical Culture Magazine; etc.

Literature: Highlights of Manhattan by Will Irwin, illustrated by E.H. Suydam, 1927; “The Fotygrapht Album” by Frank Wing, 1916;  grouping of 4 books by James Branch Cabell, all illustrated by Frank C. Pape, including Figures of the Earth, The Cream of the Jest, The Silver Stallion & Something About Eve, 1920’s; grouping of 6 books by Anatole France, in English, illustrated by John Austin & Frank C. Pape including The Gods Are Athirst, The Revolt of the Angels, At The Sign of the Reine Pedauque, Mother of Pearl, Thais, Penquin Island, 1920’s; Adventures of Don Quiote, published in New York-American News Co, illustrated, binding rough; vintage hardbound edition of The Illustrated World Art & Literature beginning w/#1 volume Philadelphia, Sat. April 14, 1882; set of World’s Greatest Literature published by Spencer Press; 1920’s era set-Book of Knowledge; 10 volume leather bound set of books entitled Works of Victor Hugo, illustrated, published by the Nottingham Society; 3 volume set by Emile Zola including Nana-1927, L’Assommoir-1924, Germinal-1925; 6 volume set by Joseph Conrad; The Harlot’s House & Other Poems by Oscar Wilde, interpretations (illustrator) by John Vassor, 1929, printed by the Krudsen process, illustrated in black & white; Salome A Tragedy in First Act by Oscar Wilde,, inventions (illustrations) by John Vassor, 1927; The Rub iyat of Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald in hand tooled soft leather cover, etc.

General Art & Design: City of New York Golden Anniversary of Fashion 1898-1948 Official Jubilee Edition; The Masters’ Book of Ikebana Background & Principles of Japanese Flower Arrangements, profusely illustrated, 1st edition, 1966; World Famous Paintings edited by Rockwell Bent, 100 color plates, copyright 1939, etc.

Selection of Children’s Books: Zauberlinda The Wise Witch by Eva … Katherine Gibson, Robert Smith Printing Co., binding rough; vintage hardback book The Adventures of Oliver Twist by Dickens; Gulliver’s Travel’s illustrsted by B.R. Browne, published New York, Leavitt & Allen Bros; Tom Swift in Captivity by Victor Appleton, rough binding & cover; Princess Girlikin by Ida Preston Nichols & Other Fairy Tales by Mary DeMorgan, illustrated by New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 31 West Twenty-Third St., 1892; 19th C volume of Aesops Fables published by Ernest Griset, rewritten by J.B. Rundle, 2nd edition, bind & cover are rough; Finger Plays for Nursery & Kindergarten by Emile Poulsson, illustrated by L.J. Bridgman; Our Baby w/personal inscription 1901; Chatterbox 1910; The Sleeping Beauty & Other Fairy Stories; Red Riding & Cock Robin in paper/linen covers; approximately 15 volumes of children’s books published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1950s/1960s era including Swiss Family Robinson, Davey Crockett, The Black Arrow, Peterkin Papers, Heidi, Kidnapped, Andersen Fairy Tales, Grimm’s Fairy Tales; children’s book 1950’s era-Ship’s At Work by Mary Elting, illustrated by Manning De V.Lee, Garden City Books, Garden City, NY; The Pilgrims Party, illustrated black & white by Sadyebeth & Anson Lowitz; vintage linen book Early Cares; poetry book The Lost Chord by Adelaide A. Procher, illustrated in color; The Parson’s Miracle Christmas in Hezekiah Butterworth, 1894; The Little Lame Prince by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, illustrated by Lucille Corcos, 1948; How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss, 1957-hardcover, rough condition; selection of vintage Little Golden Books-1950’s/1960’s era; Pacemakers in Track & Field by Mac Davis, illustrated by Sam Nisesson, 1968; Boy Scout of American Handbook-Bear & Cub Scout books; etc.

Also: Selection of Vintage Ledger Books including some Philadelphia & Bucks Co. companies, plus 1913/1914 Ledger for A.J. Cox & Co., NY.

Terms: 13% Buyer’s Premium * Credit Cards Accepted * 3% Discount w/Cash Or Prior Approved Check * Multiple Auctioneer’s Selling * Certain Selected Items will be sold live/online * On-Line Bidders refer to terms for the on-line venue)

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