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  • (Carson, Christopher ("Kit") (1809-68))

    Lot: 145

    (Carson, Christopher ("Kit") (1809-68)), Kit Carson's Own Story of His Life, Taos, 1926, with frontis portrait and twelve plates, original wraps, Grant, Blanche C., editor, 8vo, (wraps with light more ...

  • Cather, Willa Sibert (1873-1947)

    Lot: 146
    Sold for: $326$275

    Cather, Willa Sibert (1873-1947), Two titles: My Antonia, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company and The Riverside Press, 1918, first edition, first issue with plates on glazed stock, more ...

  • Cather, Willa Sibert (1873-1947)

    Lot: 147
    Sold for: $178$150

    Cather, Willa Sibert (1873-1947), O Pioneers!, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, June 1913, first edition, in original brown ribbed cloth, 8vo, (spine head and foot slightly frayed, more ...

  • Catlin, George (1796-1872)

    Lot: 148
    Sold for: $237$200

    Catlin, George (1796-1872), Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians, London: Henry Bohn, 1857, ninth edition, original gilt-stamped pictorial red cloth, more ...

  • (Cemeteries)

    Lot: 149

    (Cemeteries), Two titles bound together, Cleaveland, Nehemiah (1796-1877), Green-Wood Illustrated, New York: R. Martin, 1847, with map and twenty plates; bound together with Walter, Cornelia, Mount more ...

  • Champion, Richard

    Lot: 150

    Champion, Richard, Considerations on the Present Situation of Great Britain and the United States of America, with a View to Their Future Commercial Connexions, London: John Stockdale, 1784, second more ...

  • Charles, Heinrich, & Prince Henry of Prussia

    Lot: 151
    Sold for: $89$75

    Charles, Heinrich, & Prince Henry of Prussia, Prince Henry of Prussia in America, New York: The Elite Art Press, 1903, gilt-tooled soft calf, Imperial Purple Edition, detailing in letters and more ...

  • (Children's Books), Bennett, Charles Henry (1829-1867)

    Lot: 152

    (Children's Books), Bennett, Charles Henry (1829-1867), The Book of Blockheads, London: Sampson, Low, Son, and Co., 1863, first edition, one volume, original gilt stamped red cloth, with frontis, more ...

  • (Children's Books), Greenaway, Kate (1846-1901)

    Lot: 153
    Sold for: $89$75

    (Children's Books), Greenaway, Kate (1846-1901), Under The Window, London: George Routledge & Sons, [1878], first edition, first issue with pictorial boards with red and black lettering, blue-green more ...

  • (Children's Books), Herford, Oliver

    Lot: 154

    (Children's Books), Herford, Oliver, An Alphabet of Celebrities, Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1900, original half cloth with pictorial boards, small 4to, (covers slightly discolored and chipped more ...

  • (Children's Literature), Librairie Enfantine Illustree

    Lot: 155
    Sold for: $178$150

    (Children's Literature), Librairie Enfantine Illustree, Farinard et Bibocheau, Paris: Guerin-Muller et Cie., [c.1870], original pictorial boards, with six colored illustrations each with more ...

  • (Children's Books)

    Lot: 156
    Sold for: $148$125

    (Children's Books), Moore, Clement Clarke (1779-1863), The Night before Christmas, or a Visit from St. Nicholas, New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1888, eight chromolithographed board leaves, half cloth, more ...

  • Children's Books, Five Volumes:

    Lot: 157

    Children's Books, Five Volumes: Newell's Hole Book, 1908; Bennett's Book of Blockheads, 1863; Herford's Alphabet of Celebrities, 1900; and two by Kenneth Grahame: Dream Days, and the Golden Age; more ...

  • (Children's Books)

    Lot: 158
    Sold for: $296$250

    (Children's Books), Four titles: Tabart, Benjamin, The Book of Games; or, a History of the Juvenile Sports Practiced at the Kingston Academy, New York: George Long, 1822, half calf, 12mo, (covers more ...

  • (China), Ellis, Sir Henry (1777-1869)

    Lot: 159
    Sold for: $1,541$1,300

    (China), Ellis, Sir Henry (1777-1869), Journal of the Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China, London: John Murray, 1817, first edition, later half calf, with engraved frontis portrait, three maps, more ...

  • (China,Travel), Montanus, Arnoldus (1625?-1683)

    Lot: 160
    Sold for: $3,081$2,600

    (China,Travel), Montanus, Arnoldus (1625?-1683), Atlas Chinensis: Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages from the East-India Company of the United Provinces...to Konchi, Emperor of more ...

  • (Chinese), Alexander, William (1767-1816)

    Lot: 161
    Sold for: $593$500

    (Chinese), Alexander, William (1767-1816), Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Chinese, London: Printed for John Murray, 1814, gilt lettered and tooled crushed black morocco, more ...

  • (Christmas Books), Greene, J.B.

    Lot: 162
    Sold for: $119$100

    (Christmas Books), Greene, J.B., An Adventure of Santa Claus, Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1871, original green cloth, with twenty illustrations by the author, oblong 4to, (spine head and foot ripped and more ...

  • (Civil Liberty and Principles of Government), Price, Robert (1723-1791)

    Lot: 163
    Sold for: $770$650

    (Civil Liberty and Principles of Government), Price, Robert (1723-1791), Observations on the Nature of Civil Liberty, the Principles of Government, and the Justice and Policy Of the War with more ...

  • (Civil War, Gettysburg)

    Lot: 164

    (Civil War, Gettysburg), Notes on the Rebel Invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania and the Battle of Gettysburg, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1864, original gilt-lettered cloth, with folding more ...

  • (Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic)

    Lot: 165
    Sold for: $59$50

    (Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic), The Knapsack: A Daily Journal of the Seventh Regiment New Armory Fair, New York: Novemeber 17th to December 6th 1879, original gilt pictorial red cloth, more ...

  • (Civil War, Kansas Conflict), Doy, John

    Lot: 166
    Sold for: $237$200

    (Civil War, Kansas Conflict), Doy, John, The Thrilling Narrative of Dr. John Doy of Kansas; or Slavery as it is, Inside and Out, Boston: Thayer & Eldridge, 1860, first edition, original pictorial more ...

  • (Civil War Periodicals)

    Lot: 167
    Sold for: $237$200

    (Civil War Periodicals), The Drum Beat, February 22 to March 11, 1863, thirteen issues, published by the Brooklyn and Long Island Fair, 1864, with steel engraved masthead to each issue, with more ...

  • Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

    Lot: 168
    Sold for: $119$100

    Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Life on the Mississippi, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883, first American edition, 2nd State, original pictorial cloth, 8vo, (bumped and chipped, more ...

  • Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

    Lot: 169
    Sold for: $356$300

    Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Six titles: The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins, Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1894, original cloth; Following more ...

  • Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

    Lot: 170
    Sold for: $356$300

    Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Two titles: Following the Equator, Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1897, first edition, pictorial blue cloth, 8vo, (starting, front endpapers loose, more ...

  • Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

    Lot: 171
    Sold for: $415$350

    Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Two titles: Life on the Mississippi, Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883, first edition, second state, original gilt and stamped cloth, engraved frontis, 8vo, (very more ...

  • Four Assorted Book Titles

    Lot: 172

    Four Assorted Book Titles, Basil Lubbock, The Last of the Windjammers; Ralph Carpenter Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island; Rice & A.N. Hart, National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished more ...

  • Sporting, Seven Volumes:

    Lot: 173

    Sporting, Seven Volumes: Blome's Hawking, Cresset Press, 1929; Mayer's Sport with Gun and Rod, [1883]; Malet's Annals of the Road, 1876; Reynardson's Down the Road; Higginson & Chamberlain's Hunting more ...

  • (Coaching)

    Lot: 174
    Sold for: $89$75

    (Coaching), Three titles: Underhill, Francis, Driving for Pleasure, New York, 1896, with suede and calf binding, 4to, (dampstaining to spine, minor soiling to covers, front gather loose); Rogers, more ...