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3010 Route 212, Springtown, PA Click to Map

Robert H. Clinton & Company, Inc

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Sunday, October 24, 2021 @ 10:00 AM
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Springtown Volunteer Fire Company Banquet Hall
3010 Route 212 * Springtown, Bucks Co., PA 18081

 Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Books, Paper & Ephemera

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(updated 10/22 @7:31 AM)

(A Lot of Books Listed by Just As Much in Smalls, Furniture
Including Outdoor Furniture, Planters, Etc.

Antique country water bench in red paint; Stylized County Furniture by Eddy West: chest on chest w/paint decoration, pine stand, pine server; Other Stylized Country Furniture: French country farm table, 4 slat back rush seat chairs w/2 matching counter top chairs, tall curio cabinet, chimney cupboard w/white paint, Victorian stepback cupboard w/bright paint decorated folk art design, European softwood stepback cupboard w/distressed blue paint, several stands w/distressed painted finish-(2) by Woodland Furniture-Idaho Falls Idaho, hanging cabinet w/pierced tin panes; hanging cabinet w/painted finish & leaded glass, primitive country stool w/mortised seat, European pine country breakfast table w/drawer, sofa table w/folk art painted decoration; wooden donkey cart, dome top trunk, country toolbox w/later painted decorated lid, contemporary ornamental iron day bed, etc.; Ornamental Outdoor Iron Furniture & Garden Items: steel garden bench, set of 4 wrought iron chairs, small wrought iron gate, Arts & Crafts style grate, 8 pcs. of Brown Jordan tubular metal patio furniture to include loungers, chairs, ottomans, etc.-used condition; table & chairs, contemporary cast iron bird bath, planters, wrought iron shepherd hooks, vintage spring steel open armchairs, small child’s white porcelain bath tub on folding stand, variety of clay, earthenware & ceramic flower pots, etc. 

Country Collectibles & Accessories: miniature oil lamps, various studio art pieces, variety of English bone china pieces, set of vintage Eschenbach fruit plates, red marble lazy Susan, variety of French pitchers & plates, Mikasa relish dish, Waterford crystal ashtray, “flower” child figure, cat figures, (2) contemporary Noah’s Arks (1 handcrafted made by Hallock’s Folk Art, Riverhead, NY-signed by Robert & Jeanette Hallock, 2002), contemporary iron desk lamps, Cutko bread knife, other knives by J.A. Henckels; several pairs of Leather Western boots-made in Texas, full length mink coat by Flemington Furs, tin leghorn chicken, wooden goose decoy, various primitive bird houses & variety of other country collectibles & primitives; Also: antique wicker doll coach w/wooden spoke wheels, Contemporary Dollsize Furniture to include: stepback cupboard, bed, Victorian dresser/mirror, chairs, tricycle, iron settee w/matching chair-Made in Poland, cupboard in yellow paint; reproduction cloth dolls, (3) dolls by Gretchen Wilson, etc.; Other: selection of hand tools, lawn & garden tools, groupings of new light bulbs, other household, small appliances & office supply items

Selection of Books, Paper, Ephemera & Related Items: Items listed for this auction have been deaccessioned from the collections of the Bucks County Historical Society’s Mercer Museum and the Mercer-Fonthill Trust.  The items were deemed duplicate, out-of-scope, irrelevant to the organization’s mission, or in poor condition.  All proceeds from the sale of these items will be placed into the organization’s collections care fund and used only for new acquisitions or direct care and conversation of existing collections.  These items include books on Bucks County history, books authored by Henry C. Mercer, lithographs by J.J. Audubon, Moravian Pottery history, volumes on tools and trades, local works on Doylestown, Fountainville, greater Philadelphia area,  Chester County, etc.; 19th century books on literature, mythology, quotations, proverbs and Latin; other volumes on genealogy; Titles include: D is for Dutch by Thames Williamson, 1934; The Entailed Hat by George Alfred Townsend, 1955; Old Fort Duquesne or Capt. Jack the Scout by Charles McKnight, 1873; Saints and Tomahawks by Jacob John Sessler, 1940; Regina the German Captive by Rev. R. Weiser, 1950; Doylestown Old and New by W.W.H.Davis, 2004; Picturesque Bucks County 31-Oct-54; Early Taverns of Bucks County by Willis M. Rivinus, 1965; (2) The Bone Cave at Port Kennedy, Pennsylvania and its Partial Excavation in 1894, 1895 and 1896 by Henry C. Mercer, 1890; Guide to Research Collections of Former Unite States Senators 1789-1982, 1982; Pennsylvania Imprints 1698-1789, The First Hundred Years; Guide to the Mortgages of the General Loan Office of the Province of Pennsylvania 1724-1765, compiled by James M. Duffin, 1995; Bucks County Photographs of Early Architecture by Aaron Siskind, text by William Morgan, 1974; The Bible in Iron by Dr. Henry C. Mercer, 1961; The New Doane Booke, 1952; The Dating of Old Houses, A paper read by Dr. Henry C. Mercer at a meeting of the Bucks County Historical Society; Ancient Carpenter’s Tools by Henry C. Mercer, Sc.D., 1960; A History of the People of the United States from the Revolution to the Civil War by John Bach McMaster, 1895 vols. 2,3,4; The Mercer Mile: The Story of Dr. Henry Chapman Mercer and His Concrete Building, 1972; The Bible in Tile by Gerald W. Dieter, 1957; The Finding of the Remains of the Fossil Sloth in Big Bone Cave, Tennessee, in 1896 by Henry C. Mercer; The Antiquity of Man in the Delaware Valley by Henry C. Mercer, 1975; The Tiled Pavement in the Capitol of Pennsylvania by Henry C. Mercer, 1975; Henry Chapman Mercer: A Study by Joseph E. Sandford, 1971; History of Skippack & Vicinity Montgomery County, Pennsylvania by James Y. Heckler, 1895/1992; The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Part II-Reports, 1891; 4 copies of Guide to the Microfilm of the Papers of Henry C. Mercer and the Records of the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, 1985; The Life Book of Christmas Vols. 1-3 edited by Norman P. Ross, 1963; Extracts from the Journal of Elizabeth Drinker by Henry D. Biddle, 1889; Neshaminy Presbyterian Church by Rev. D.K. Tucker, 1876; Official Establishment of the United States of America, September 5, 1774 by W.M. Penn Washington, 1979; A Dictionary of the German and English Languages by G.J. Adler, A.M., 1873; Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States taken in the Year 1790; Pennsylvania, 1908; Ancient Carpenter’s Tools by Henry C. Mercer, Sc.D, 1975; November Night Tales: A Book of Short Stories by Henry C. Mercer, Sc.D., 1928; The Seminole by Marwyn S. Garbarino, 1989; The Magazine of Antiques, November 1991; American Furniture edited by Luke Beckerdite, 2006; Renaissance and Modern, Art by W.M.H. Goodyear, M.A., 1894; Powwowing Among the Pennsylvania Dutch by David W. Kriebel, 2007; Papermaking: the History and Technique of an Ancient Craft by Dard Hunter, 1967; Along the Old York Road by James and Margaret Cawley, 1965; Pennsylvania’s Soldiers’ Orphans Schools by James Laughery Paul, 1876; Milestones, Philadelphia Electric Company, 1881-1981, 1981; How to find the story of an old house, a guide to research sources and techniques in Bucks County by Terry A. McNealy; Place Names in  Bucks County Pennsylvania, alphabetically arranged in an historical narrative by George MacReynolds, 1976; Second Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Home for Aged and Infirm Deaf Pamphlet, 1903-1904; First Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Home for Aged and Infirm Deaf Pamphlet, 1902-1903; Combination atlas of Bucks County by J.D. Scott, 1876, 1891; (2) volumes History of Bucks County Pennsylvania by J.H. Battle; (4) volumes History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania by W.W.H. Davis-vol. 1,2,3; The Gateway to the Old York Road Suburbs, pamphlet; 12 schoolbooks related to Fountainville Union Sunday School and Abraham Bergy; Durham Township by Herbert C. Bell, 1887; Plants, birds and mammals of Bucks County, 1876; Map of Doylestown Borough, published by Samuel Geil, 1876; A Dictionary of arts, manufacturers and mines by Andrew Ure, 1843; The Repertory of Arts and Manufacturers vol. 1 (1794) & vol. 2 (1795);Germantown 1688-1933 by Edward W. Hocker, 1933; History of Old Germantown, 1907; A History of Doylestown Presbyterian Church 1984; Tools & Trades of America’s Past, the Mercer Collection by Marilyn Arbor, 1981; A History to 1776 of Bucks County Pennsylvania by Terry A. McNealy, 1982; Pennsylvania German Fraktur and color drawings, 1969; Bucks County Tombstone Inscriptions Bedminster and Haycock Townships, Bucks County Genealogical Society, 1988; The bible in iron by Henry C. Mercer, 1941; Washington cross, brief itinerary of a trip from Philadelphia to Washington Crossing, 1926; The Moravian Pottery, memories of forty-six years by Benjamin Barnes (signed), 1970; Bucks County Real Estate Board pamphlet, 1944; Program for 1924 anniversary banquet of Warren Company for the Recovery of Stolen Horses and other property, 1924; many more; Ephemera: (2) black & white photographs of W. Atlee Burpee; Tohickon Union Church black & white exterior photograph; Ivyland Station-Arnold Brothers postcard, The Trolley Bridge, Wycombe-Arnold Brothers postcard, Souvenir of Philadelphia, PA., miniature post cards in color, etc.


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Robert H. Clinton & Company, Inc.
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