1953. Autographed color photo, matted and framed, of actor Duncan Renaldo in the role of the "Cisco Kid". Inscribed "To Albie and Larry Best of Luck" and dated Oct 8, 1953. LB consignment.
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One autograph album, ~7 x 4 inches, of red cloth, with the front cover torn off but present It contains autographs and ALS's of the following people, ordered alphabetically. Any photos not available will be uploaded shortly. William Rounseville Alger (theologian & orator) Nathaniel Prentiss Banks (abolitionist & Major General in the Union Army) Henry Ward Beecher (abolitionist & theologian) Fredrika Bremer (Swedish author & feminist reformer) Anson Burlingame (diplomat & member of Congress from Massachusetts) Rufus Wheelwright Clark (author & theologian) Cassius Marcellus Clay (abolitionist from Kentucky, and namesake for heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali) Linus Bacon Comins (member of Congress from Massachusetts) William Roscoe Deane (attorney-at-law) Stephen A. Douglas (defeated Abraham Lincoln in a 1858 campaign for the U. S. Senate, after a series of eloquent debates.) Ralph Waldo Emerson (author, transcendentalist & abolitionist) William Llloyd Garrison (leading abolitionist & journalist) Henry Giles (author & theologian) John Parker Hale (abolitionist & U.S. Senator from New Hampshire) Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (medical doctor, author & father of the famous jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.) Thomas Starr King (political activist & theologian. A statue of King was in the U.S. Capital building throughout the 20th century.) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (renowned poet, abolitionist & educator) Owen Lovejoy (abolitionist & member of Congress from Illinois) Alonzo Ames Miner (political activist, educator & theologian) William Douglas O’Connor (anti-slavery journalist) John Gorham Palfrey (abolitionist & member of Congress from Massachusetts) Edwards Amasa Park (theologian & orator) Theodore Parker (social reformer & theologian) Marsena Rudolph Patrick (Brevet Major General in the Army of Potomac) Wendell Phillips (leading abolitionist. A statue of Wendell Phillips is in the Boston Public Garden) Josiah Quincy (abolitionist & member of Congress from Massachusetts) William Henry Ryder (abolitionist & theologian) John Godfrey Saxe (journalist and political activist) Jared Sparks (historian & educator) Richard Salter Storrs, Jr. (theologian & orator) Andrew Leete Stone (author & civil war chaplain for the 45th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers) William S. Studley (anti-slavery activist & theologian) Harriet Beecher Stowe (famous abolitionist & author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”) Sylvanus Thayer (Brevet Brigadier General and “the father of West Point”) Mark Trafton (member of Congress & theologian) Howard Malcolm Ticknor (journalist) Robert Cassie Waterston (poet, theologian, & orator) Daniel Webster (noted orator & politician) Daniel Fletcher Webster (top person in U.S. Department of State & civil war hero) George Whipple (abolitionist & theologian) Seth Williams (Adjutant General of the Army of the Potomac) Henry Wilson (Vice President of the United States from Natick Massachusetts) William Winter (author & drama critic) shelved case 1.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957-1959. First Edition. Quartos; G to VG-; No jackets (as issued); Cream and black spines, no lettering; 3 Yearbooks with the Sophomore, Junior and Senior year photos of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan); Books have wear at all sides and edges, some toning to the pages; First and last pages have been inscribed by classmates, but not Mr. Zimmerman. 159, 180, and 145 pages. SHELVE CASE #5.
This heavily retouched 8x10 photo of the Lunts dining with Lawrence Farrell, their acting company manager, may have been taken at Schellhase's restaurant in Baltimore MD. The photo is inscribed to the Schellhases and probably dates from the preview tour of "Taming of the Shrew when the Lunts dined there every night they were in Baltimore. The photo, mounted to stiff cardboard, is in Fair to Good condition with very faded ink. The inscription and signatures are readable if you hold it to the light at the right angle. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Frieda Schellhase, operated from 1924 to 1980 and is "remembered for its heavy draperies and even heavier food." H.L. Mencken made it famous as the meeting place for his Saturday Night club. Mencken's influence led many in the world of the arts to gather there. Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullivan were married in Baltimore in 1931 and had their reception at Schellhase's. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne ate there every night while touring in "The Taming of the Shrew." The walls of Schellhase's gave testimony to its popularity with theatre types, being covered in signed photos of the many Broadway and Hollywood performers who stopped there in the 1930s, '40s, '50s and into the 1960s. -Shelved in Schellhase binder [consignment].
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1779. First Edition. Octavo in good condition only; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; front board nearly detached; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. -Shelve above case 1.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1781. First Edition. Octavo in poor condition; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; rear board detached; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. Light foxing throughout [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. -Shelve above case 1.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1783. First Edition. Octavo in good condition only; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; boards attached but have major wear at hinges; split start between front free endpapers; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. -Shelve above case 1.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1792. First Edition. Octavo in good condition only; bound in full 19th century polished calf; pair morocco spine labels [red/green]; five  raised bands on spines; boards attached; spine ends worn down; corners worn and showing; previous owner bookplate front paste-down; text block remains solid and contents are very good. [Spines; heavily worn gilt leather with red/green spine labels]. Shelve above case 1.
London: Rivingtons, 1872. Octavo. VG/none. 3/4 brown leather with gilt lettering, raised bands with tooled gilt design on spine, over red marbled paper boards. Red text block edges. 336pp. Annual issue of the renowned British reference publication originally founded by Edmund Burke. Includes primary sources and secondary commentary relating to the world-wide events taking place in the year 1871. Contents include: English History, Foreign History, Chronicle of Remarkable Occurrences, Obituary of Eminent Persons, Remarkable Trials, and an Appendix with Public Documents. Light to moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping to leather and boards along edges and corners. Moderate age toning to text block edges. Text block clean and bright. Hinges and signatures all tight. Overall, very good. Shelved above Historiography.
Washington, D.C. Freer Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1979. First edition. Large 4to; xiii, 328 pp. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white plates. VG+. Grey cloth. Clean and tight, no markings. Shelve in China.
New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2007. Quarto; pp 181; VG/VG; red spine with white text; dust jacket show minimal shelf wear to exterior; minor bumping to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Russian text; arts - American; shelved in American Art.
Authentic Japanese kite section hand-painted on rice paper. Depicts medieval Japanese characters. Frame measures 17 1/2" x 23" in size, matted image measures 12"x17" inches. It is framed with an acid-free mat. The condition is Very Good, with no tears, holes or dirt.
One autograph book, bound in red cloth, measuring 8 1/4 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide. Slightly warped due to the ephemera within, as well as some slight wear. Contains a multitude of signatures, photos, and newspaper clippings. Some of the contents include the autographs of: Robert Wagner, Liselotte Schreiner, Claus Hofer, Maria Wimmer, Werner Hinz, Ehmi Bessel, Mathies Wieman, Paul Wegener, Gustav Knutn, Werner Hinz, Walter Franck, Hannsgeorg Laubenthel, Gustav Grundens, Paul Hartmann, Paul Harbiger, Albert Florath, Kathe Gold, Marianne Hoppe, Paul Hartmann. SH consignment; shelved case 0.
Stockholm: Arvinius+Orfeus, 2014. First edition. Quarto in orange cloth with brown and grey DJ in brodart; VG/VG; spine white with black letters; end pages slightly soiled; DJ, boards, paper and text in good condition; pp. 216; contains series of interviews and photographs in color and black and white; shelved in Architecture (Theory) section.
London: Deputies of Christopher Barker [i.e. Jan Fredericksz Stam], 1599 [i.e. 1633]. Thick Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 black leather, brown cloth boards; rebacked with spine preserved; paneled spine with gilt lettering; text block with red specks; , 190, 1-8, 11-16, 18-127, , 3-121, ; A-Z4, &6, 2A7, 2B3-8, 2C2-8, 2D-2P8, 2Q7, 3A-3Q8, 3R4; some pages have scrap paper used to repair pages or reinforce binding; some pages have both open and closed tears, intermittent ink marginalia; mild tide-marks and wear throughout; two separate title pages for each part, plus engraved title page; engraved title page has been repaired; with the 'Breeches' translation in Genesis; shelved case 4.
Londini [London]: Nathanielem Ponder, 1680. 12mo., 959pp.; VG; bound in black leather, paneled spine with gilt decorations, tooling in gilt on front and rear boards; text block gilt; marbled endpapers; binding loose in several places, still intact and sturdy; frep missing; text clean; minor if any age markings; title page has minor ink writing, else clean, minor tear to fore edge; some damage to inside of both boards; bumping to corners, edges, and head and tail of spine; shelved case 3.
Oxford: John Baskett / T. Wood and S. Palmer, 1719/1723. Thick Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather, paneled spine with no lettering; boards diced; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; some margins cute close but without loss to text; 6 lines of ink writing to verso of ffep; mild age-toning to pages; The Book of Common Prayer: Printed by John Baskett in 1719, The Holy Bible: Printed by John Baskett in 1723, The Whole Book of Psalms: Printed by T. Wood and S. Palmer in 1723; EH consignment; Case 4.
Paris: Ph. Lottin, 1727. First edition. 10mo in dark brown leather with six-band embossed spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards; small open tear on upper right corner; strong binding; marble end pages; penciled inscription with authors' names on second end page; book slightly warped upwards; edges dusty; paper slightly age-toned; clean text; 48 pages of hymns at the end; in French; shelved in Case # 3.
Manchester: Joseph Harrop, 1765-1767. Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with gilt lettering; mild rubbing and wear to boards; lacking Apocrypha; The New Testament has separate title-page dated 1765, and a separate sequences of part numbers.; 'To God the Father,' last page in volume, with archival backing; Published in parts, with engravings; 18th century family genealogy written on verso of frontispiece; some tide-marks; shelved front case.
1816. first edition; rebound. thick 12mo in 1/2 brown cloth and leatherette with six-band embossed spine; gold letters on burgundy frame; VG; tightly rebound; minimal soiling; paper wobbling with occasional creases; text clean; last part has brief sentences in Greek with Latin translations and interpretations; pp. 510; in good condition; shelved in Case # 3.
Beijing: China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Publishing Corporation. 1998. First edition. Tall, thick folio in dark brown and pink illustrated DJ with gold Chinese characters on spine, with case; VG/VG; in very good condition; large frontispiece photograph of artist; contains 190 full page color plates of oil, pastels, sketches and ink works; please contact us for shipping costs; oversized endcap between China and India.
London: John Johnson at the Harp and Crown, 1763. Octavo hardcover, unpaginated; VG; Spine green with gilt letters; rebound in green cloth boards, leatherette spine; text age toned, foxed mostly on margins; spine with some chipping and rubbing; boards with some shelf wear to corners; fold-out fingering chart and ~3 pages written instruction; over 20 pages with music notation; GP Consignment; shelved case 10.
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1797. 8vo., 300pp.; VG-; bound in brown leather, spine has red label and gilt lettering; moderate wear to boards, including scratches, scuffing, and rubbing; foxing, age-toning, and mild water-marks to interior; name written on ffep, dated 1801; lower edges of hinges beginning to split; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
Wittebergae: J. W. Fincelii, 1650. Two octavo volumes bound as one; 560 pp + index (volume I) and 360pp (volume II). The Sauberti volume was published in Altodorfii in 1694. Bound in later eighteenth century calf, gilt-decorated, with five raised bands, leather spine label. Engraved frontispieces. VG, rubbed at hinges and spine ends. Interior clean and tight. Texts in Latin and German. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, 2004. Folio, 300 pages; VG/VG; spine black with gilt lettering, opaque dust jacket; Silk cover with gold-leaf imprint; mild wear to dust jacket; Interactive DVD of all the deities in the book plus other deities; shelved front table.
Rome: Libraria de Fratelli de Roffi, 1727. first edition. Thick 12mo in ivory vellum hardcovers with brown letters on spine; condition: G to G-; boards show soiling from age and shelving; wide open gutter in back with board detaching from spine; spine cracked along back and front edges; interior boards heavily soiled; penciled inscription on front end page; paper heavily age-toned with foxing (not affecting text); external edges with reddish foxing; musty odor; text in tight print; pp. 614; this is a single volume containing: 4 folded plates of engravings in good condition; other smaller engravings also in good condition interspersed throughout; chronology of Roman Emperors; genealogy of Romulus; historical description of aqueducts, arches, statuary, palaces, amphitheatres, bridges, roads; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
Altona-Bahrenfeld: Reemtsma, 1933. 301-330th thousand. Quarto; 142 pp. + index and folding chart in color of medal tallies. Illustrated with photographs in b-w and color. Blue cloth hardcover in photographic collage dust jacket. VG/G. Some slight soiling to boards; endpapers age-toned. Binding tight. Dust jacket chipped at spine ends and at folds, with several long closed tears. Text in German. Shelved on Front Table.
Photo is inscribed to Mrs Schellhase and signed by Miss Gish in ink. Condition is Very Good with little fading and some paper tape stuck to the back. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Frieda Schellhase, operated from 1924 to 1980 and is "remembered for its heavy draperies and even heavier food." H.L. Mencken made it famous as the meeting place for his Saturday Night club. Mencken's influence led many in the world of the arts to gather there. Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullivan were married in Baltimore in 1931 and had their reception at Schellhase's. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne ate there every night while touring in "The Taming of the Shrew." The walls of Schellhase's gave testimony to its popularity with theatre types, being covered in signed photos of the many Broadway and Hollywood performers who stopped there in the 1930s, '40s, '50s and into the 1960s. -Shelved in Schellhase binder [consignment].
Photo is inscribed to Mrs Schellhase and signed and dated Dec 39 by Mr Horton in ink. Condition is Very Good with moderate fading to the ink and some old cellophane tape stuck to the back. Schellhase's Restaurant in Baltimore MD, owned by C H Otto Schellhase and Frieda Schellhase, operated from 1924 to 1980 and is "remembered for its heavy draperies and even heavier food." H.L. Mencken made it famous as the meeting place for his Saturday Night club. Mencken's influence led many in the world of the arts to gather there. Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullivan were married in Baltimore in 1931 and had their reception at Schellhase's. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne ate there every night while touring in "The Taming of the Shrew." The walls of Schellhase's gave testimony to its popularity with theatre types, being covered in signed photos of the many Broadway and Hollywood performers who stopped there in the 1930s, '40s, '50s and into the 1960s. -Shelved in Schellhase binder [consignment].
Egyptian State Tourist Department, Circa mid-20th century. Approximately 27x39 inches. Vintage Travel Poster (framed). Issued by Egyptian State Tourist Department.
Boston: Theodore Abbot, 1846. Twelfth Edition. 12mo, 108 pages; VG-; hardcover; rebound in 3/4 maroon leather with marbled paper; boards slightly bowed, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned, tape on frontispiece tail fore corner, light tearing on frontispiece and title page fore edges, closed tear on page 70 fore edge, occasional soiling; shelved case 3.
Paris: Demoraine et Compagnie, 1824. First Edition. 32mo., 128 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's red long-grained morocco, smooth spine with gilt tooling, no title, fillet and dentelle border on covers; dull gilt to all edges; rear two gatherings uncut; gutters loosely attached; text in French; Illustrated with 3 maps bound in front, "Plan de Paris et de ses Faubourgs", "La France et les Etats voisins", and "l'Europe divisées en ses principales parties", some mild wear to maps, two tears along folds; SP consignment; shelved case 3.
London: 1870. First Edition. 2 Folios; G+/No jackets; Brown leather spines with gilt lettering; 12 Volumes of the journal "Every Saturday" bound in two large volumes, 3/4 leather; Scuffing to edges; Some chipping at the corners and edges of the spines; Light spotting throughout; Age Toning; SHELVED above Case 3.
New York: William Helburn, n.d. . folio, 61 loose plates; VG-; spine black with gilt lettering; plates held between boards, loose as published, ties; all 60 plates present, plus the title page; moderate shelfwear and bumping to boards; plates have age toning, some have water damage to fore edges that does not impact images; insde boards have tape holding ties in; water damage to front board; shelved front table.
Venice: Francesco Toss, 1796. early edition. 12mo rebound in dark brown marble hardcovers with 4-bands leatherette spine and gold letters (date at bottom of spine indicates 1706 as opposed to 1796 date of publication); minimal soiling and shelf wear on boards; strong binding; purple marble end pages; woven paper with only slight fading; contains 25 folded plates of detailed architectural descriptions, and other engravings throughout, one of them with small cut at bottom edge; page 190 has a small crease; text tight, in Italian; first published in 1792; shelved in Case # 10.
Boghazköy: Bronze Age. Fragment of clay, approximately 2" x 1.5", bearing an inscription in cuneiform. This fragment of tablet was found in Boghazköy, the site of the ancient Hittite city Hattusa, and dates sometime from 1800 BC to 1200 BC. The text is likely either legal or mercantile related.
London: Rodwell and Martin, 1822. First edition. Thick quarto in burgundy leather with gold gilt; six-band spine with heavy gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear on boards, mostly around spine and edges; gilt edges; paper sunned with light, occasional foxing or offsetting; text in French; contains an engraving on each page with descriptive paragraphs; shelved in Case # 7; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
1839. Published about 1839. Large folio (33.5 x 46 cm) engravings of paintings numbered 730 through 947(most, but not all, appear) bound in marbled boards with leather spines with gilt titles. There is no volume index or table of contents, Condition is Very Good, with much shelfwear to edges of covers, leather gone from corners, but otherwise tight, bright and with very little to no foxing. shelved front door bookcase.
1839. Published about 1839. Large folio (33.5 x 46 cm), unpaginated, engravings of paintings numbered 2226 through 2686(most, but not all, appear) bound in marbled boards with leather spines with gilt titles. There is no volume index or table of contents, Condition is Very Good, with much shelfwear to edges of covers, leather gone from corners, a chip starting at top of spine, but otherwise tight, bright and with very little to no foxing. Shelve Front door case.
Firenze: Centro Di, 1979. Folio in a slipcase; VG-/G-; Grey-green spine with black text; Slip case is scuffed and foxed, small gouges to one surface, wear at corners and edges; Dust jacket is scuffed and foxed, edge wear and corner wear, one inch closed tear along head edge of rear, closed tears at head and tail of spine repaired with tape on inside of jacket, small gouges along spine; Boards have light foxing, cloth is linty, undamaged; Text block edge is foxing and dust stained, foxing on end-papers and preliminary pages, occasional faint foxing in margins, text is unmarked and undamaged; 1208pp. shelved alcove.
Wien: Josef Belf, 1935. 16mo; good+/none; tan marbled spine with gilt lettering; professionally rebound with new boards and endpapers; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 79 pp.; illus.; medium toning and foxing; else very good; ---TEXT IN HEBREW AND GERMAN. Consignment. Shelved in Case #4.
Boston: Carter, Hendee and Co., 1833. First edition. Small, thin octavo in dark green hardcovers; VG; boards show some soiling and moderate shelf wear; end pages heavily foxed and discolored; inscriptions on front end page; paper slightly faded with occasional stained of foxed pages; pp. 96; shelved in Case 0.
London: 1820. First edition. 16mo in 3/4 brown leather; VG; substantial shelf wear on boards and spine; good binding; edges dusty; open front gutter; previous owner's signature on back of frontispiece engraving; top of title page cut off; last three pages of contents cut off at bottom; slight foxing on first pages; text clean; pp. 278; shelved in Case # 4; GP consignment.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Theological Studies, 1952. first. G+. 8vo in brown cloth boards, title on spine in faded gilt. No DJ. Moderate wear to boards; agetoned, rubbing to all edges, light fraying at corners, some scratching. An essay on the history of the Lampoon and a roster of it's members by year. 116 pp. Shelved BOOKS ON BOOKS & BIBLIOGRAPHIES.
Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957. First Edition. Quarto; G/No jacket; Cream spine with no lettering; Hibbing High School yearbook from 1957, featuring sophomore photo of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) on page 69. Some staining to the front, rear and spine; Pages toned; No writing/marking; 159 pages. SHELVE CASE #5.
Oxford: University Press, 1892. Quarto, 1216, 12 maps; VG; bound in full black leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering, gilt borders to boards, gilt seal of Owen's School in Hertfordshire on the front cover; gilt text block; presentation bookplate on front pastedown; interior clean; very mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine, hinges; shelved case 4.
New York: American Bible Society, 1852. Reprint. Thick 16mo., 979 pages; VG; bound in contemporary full black calf, gilt tooling and lettering; mild rubbing and wear; all edges of text block gilt; pencil gift inscription to sfep; shelved case 4.
Edinburgh: Alexander Kincaid, 1764. 18mo., unpaginated; G; bound in period gilt morocco, paneled spine with matching gilt panels, brown morocco label with gilt lettering, newly rebacked with spine preserved; all edges gilt; some rubbing and wear to boards, chipping to head and tail of spine; marbled endpapers; With New Testement and Psalms title pages, Lacking first title page; shelved case 4.
Philadelphia: John Thompson, 1798. Thick Folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in contemporary brown leather boards, newly rebacked with new spine, paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; moderate scraping and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; mild foxing throughout; full-page frontispiece engraving; some offsetting onto title page from frontispiece; with separate title page for the New Testament; shelved case 4.
Oxford: Dawson, Bensley, and Cooke, 1810. small 4to., unpaginated; VG; paneled black spine wit gilt lettering and tooling; bound in black leather, gilt tooling in a border along board edges, turn-ins; red leather oval inlaid within a green leather oval on center of boards, gilt tooling on both; gilt text block; bumping to corners; boards slightly bowed; some mild shelfwear; writing on second front endpaper; mild age-toning to pages; shelved front case.