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[000111] . Bibliotheca Americana Vetustissima - A Description of Works Relating to America Published Between the Years 1492 and 1551 - 2 Volumes. New York: Geo. P. Philes, 1866. Limited. 4to - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. Very Good condition. Leather bound, raised bands on spine, gilt, marbled endpapers. General edge wear. EST: $200.00 - $300.00

[000116] Local History. Group of 7 Volumes as Listed Below. Ex-Library. Good condition. First 4 are soft cover, last 2 are in library bindings. *A Description of the Great Historical Painting of the Last Days of Webster at Marshfield, painted by Joseph Ames of Boston (1855) NY: Smith Brothers and Parmelee. *An Address to the People of Massachusetts (circa 1803) [Republican sentiments]. *Abiel Holmes, Two Discourses on the Completion of the Second Century From the Landing of the Forefathers of New England at Plymouth, 22 Dec. 1620, Delivered at Cambridge, 24 Dec. 1820 (1821) Cambridge: Hilliard abd Metcalf. *Trial of George Crowninshield, J.J. Knapp, Jun. and John Francis Knapp, for the Murder of Capt. Joseph White, of Salem, on the Night of the Sixth of April 1830, reported by John W. Whitman (1830) 1st edition, Boston: Beals and Homer, and Francis Ingraham. [Daniel Webster helped the prosecution by presenting the closing argument]. *Memorial Sketch of Dr. William Frederick Poole (1895) Chicago. *Old Deerfield Containing an Appreciation of Early New England as Evidenced...Houses of Deerfield (1927) Boston: Pinkham Press. *Captain William Thornton Parker, Lieut. Colonel Moses Parker 27th Regiment of Foot of the Continental Army (1914) Northampton, MA. EST: $150.00 - $250.00

[000118] . The Charters of the Province of Pensilvania and City of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: B. Franklin, 1742. 4to - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. Fair condition. Bound in 3/4 red leather and marbled paper, raised bands on spine. 30pp, 562pp, iv + 24pp appendix, viii table. Light edge wear, edge water marks on a few pages with foredge writing. Binding and hinges tight. EST: $1,500.00 - $2,000.00

[000202] Americana. A group of 3 Volumes as Listed. Hard Cover. Ex-Library. Good condition. 12mo - 8vo. *J.W. Campbell, A History of Virginia from It's Discovery Till the Year 1781 with Biographical Sketches...(1813) Philadelphia: J.W. Campbell & M. Carey [bound in leather]. *Gabriel Thomas, An Historical and Geographical Account of the Province and Country of Pensilvania and of West New Jersey in America (reprint of 1698) 1 fold-out map [bound in 3.4 leather] *Trial of the Conspirators for the Assassination of President Lincoln - Argument of John A. Bingham Special Judge Advocate - delivered June 27 and 28, 1865 before the Military Commission (circa 1865) Washington: Gov't Printing Office [lacks title page, pages brittle, lacks pieces of page 1] EST: $100.00 - $200.00

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  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Faulkner, William. <i>The Sound and the Fury.</i> New York: Jonathan Cape, [1929]. First edition in dust jacket. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery. Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Thompson, Kay. <i>Eloise at Christmastime.</i> New York: Random House, [1958]. First edition. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,000 to $3,000
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Taylor, Deems. <i>Walt Disney’s Fantasia.</i> New York: 1940. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,500 to $3,500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Shakespeare’s Sonnets, In Two Parts,</i> limited Saint Dunstan edition, Oxford University Press, 1901. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>The Man with the Golden Gun,</i> first edition, first state with the dust jacket, London, 1965. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>The Voyage Out,</i> first American edition of the author’s first book, in rare dust jacket, NY, 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Cien años de soledad,</i> Buenos Aires, 1967. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Mary Mapes Dodge, <i>Along the Way,</i> first edition, author’s copy, annotated in her hand, NY, 1879. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> <i>The Dial: A Monthly Magazine for Literature, Philosophy and Religion,</i> first edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s copy, Cincinnati, 1860. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gaston Leroux, <i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> first American edition, first printing, New York, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Walt Whitman, <i>Leaves of Grass,</i> signed, Camden, 1876. $4,000 to $6,000.

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