Baltimore: Fielding Lucas, Jr., ca. 1840. Two volumes in one. This book was owned (And signed on the inside front cover) by Joseph Blount Cheshire, Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina from 1893-1932. Full tree calf leather; spine is gilt-ruled with red-label. Pages have foxing and toning overall. 6" tall; 245 pages in Vol. 1 and 185 in Vol. 2.
London: Gay & Bird, 1900. A selection of poems from the Elizabethan period. Full navy morocco leather, gilt-ruled and tooled front, rear and spine. The spine is hubbed and has six compartments; all edges gilt. This is a signed Bumpus Oxford binding. 5" tall; 142 pages and 4-page index. Very good condition.
The painting is in excellent condition and measures 10" x 8." The frame is 11" x 9."
Cowperthwait, DeSilver & Butler: "A New Map of the United States of America" by J. H. Young, 1850. The map is in excellent condition except for a small circular stain on the top border. Map measures 17" x 27."
The painting is in excellent condition and measures 8" x 10." The frame is 14" x 16."
Alten Und Neven Testaments Duach Doctor Martin Luther, Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Johann Bar, 1819. Printed in America, note the scarce decorative gilt binding. Bound in full original mottled calf, with gilt tooling on front and rear covers, with the spine divided in seven compartments by six raised hubs; missing clasps. Very nice condition; 14 3/4" tall.
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."