Alten Und Neven Testaments Duach Doctor Martin Luther, Nurnberg, 1748: Johann Heinrich Philipp Schramm. Bound in full original blind-tooled pigskin over wooden covers with original brass clasps, raised hubbed spine. Very nice overall. 15" tall.
June 1860. Treasures of the Library of Congress, Published by The Easton Press. A sixteen-page facsimilie of Lincoln's autobiography, reproduced from the original in the Library of Congress. The replica is housed in a moire fabric-covered folding case, placed inside a handmade case of gilt-decorated black leather. 13 1/2" tall.
New York: Johnson and Ward Publishers, 1864. 3/4 Red leather and green cloth blind and gilt-tooled; the spine is divided into five compartments. Some abrasion on front cloth at right edge, cloth edges rubbed to board; overall very nice appearance. 10 1/8" tall.
Privately printed 1928 edition, limited to 1500 copies; this is #600. Pirated copy in full blue morocco leather binding with gilt-ruled covers and spine with five hubs and six compartments. Very good condition, 365 pages, 9 1/4" tall.
Together With The Apocrypha, embellished with plates. Holbrook & Fessenden's Stereotype Hot-Press Edition. Brattleborough: Printed for Holbrook & Fessenden: Vermont, 1823. Bound in full calf, gilt-decorated ruled, spine is beautifully gilt-decorated with five raised hubs and six compartments with two black labels, one of which is the period owner's name: Samuel Jackson, Jr. The book is 11 1/2" tall and weighs 8 1/2 pounds.
Philadelphia, full calf, 390 pages. Contains "The Bells" and "A Valentine" by Edgar Allan Poe. Corners rubbed; pages have some light staining throughout. Back and front top hinges have 1" tear. Book is 10" tall.
Full Title: "Life in Old Bulloch: The Story of a Wiregrass County in Georgia." Magnolia Press: Gainesville, Georgia, 1987. Dust jacket is lightly stained, with a bumped lower corner at front and slight tears and staining overall on jacket. Binding is fine, and the interior is very clean. Author's inscription is on the front page. 9 1/4" tall.
A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, Chicago and New Orleans, 1877. 3/4 Navy leather and marbled boards binding, foredges marbled, gilt-tooled spine in six compartments. Bookplate ex-library copy with residual remains of card pouch inside rear cover. Very nice condition. 8 1/2" tall.
Second Edition, in two volumes, London: Richard Bentley, 1850. Bound in 3/4" green morocco leather and marbled boards with gilt ruling on leather edges and a gilt-decorated spine with raised hubs and six compartments. Bookplate ex-library copy with residual remains of card pocket inside rear cover; 9" tall.
E. E. Huntley sketched Pavarotti as he prepared for a concert on Febuary 22, 1992. Pavarotti acknowledged "Brava, Brava Complimenta" and autographed "Luciano Pavarotti 92." on one of the sketches. The sketches measure 7 1/4" tall and are priced as a lot.
Lodge was a Republican United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1893-1924. The letter is on United States Senate letterhead, and is 10 1/2" tall. Also included is a clipped signature from his son, H. C. Lodge Jr.
Forrestal was Secretary of the Navy from 1944-1947 and First Secretary of Defense from 1947-1949. The letter measures 10 1/2."