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271 Spanish-American War Stereoviews Spanish-American War Stereoviews Lot of 21,  by various publishers including Srohmeyer & Wyman, N.Y., N.Y.; J.F. Jarvis, Wash. D.C.; B.W. Kilburn, Littleton, N.H. and others. Very good to good. $50 $100
272 19 Stereoviews of McKinley Funeral 19 Stereoviews of McKinley Funeral B.W. Kilburn, All are 3" x 7” curved.   All but 3 by The Whiting Co., Cincinnati, including four hand colored examples. The other three are by mounts. Very good. $50 $100
273 Washington D.C. Stereoviews Washington D.C. Stereoviews Lot of 18 by various makers including The Whiting View Co., Cincinnati (7), Keystone (7), and Unerwood & Underwood (3).  All 3.5" x 7" on curved cardstock. From fine to very good. $50 $100
274 Bloomington, Illinois Stereoview Bloomington, Illinois Stereoview Lot of four, all 3.5" x 7" albumen including the following titles, "Post Office Bloomington, Ill.," "Residence of Judge David Davis, Bloomington, Illinois," "Ashley House, Bloomington, Ill.," and "Soldiers Monument, Bloomington, Ill."  All titles in period pencil on reverse. All with moderate soil, last with horizontal bend in middle. $50 $100
275 Box of Stereoview Cards Box of Stereoview Cards The Whiting View Company Good condition. $100 $200
276 Large lot of WWI Stereoviews Large lot of WWI Stereoviews Lot of 37, including many gruesome images of battlefield death, wounded soldiers, tanks, airplanes, hot air balloons, ships, destroyed towns and cities, entrenchments, military leaders and much more. Underwood & Underwood, Keystone, and other makers. Most are very good a few with damage. $50 $100
277 William Stillman Mammoth Plate Albumen of Parthenon William Stillman Mammoth Plate Albumen of Parthenon A mammoth plate albumen photograph of the Parthenon from the west, taken by William James Stillman, circa 1882. William James Stillman (1828-1901) was an American journalist, diplomat, author, historian, and photographer. Educated as an artist, Stillman subsequently converted to the profession of journalism, working primarily as a war correspondent in Crete and the Balkans, where he served as his own photographer. For a time, he also served as United States ambassador in Rome, and afterward in Crete during the Cretan insurrections (Wikipedia 2014). Fine, not removed from frame. $100 $200
278 Early L. N. Nutz, Cincinnati, Ohio Transit  Early L. N. Nutz, Cincinnati, Ohio Transit  Brass surveyors transit with silvered dial signed, “L.N. Nutz Maker, Cincinnati, O.” on dial, brass marked, “H. Pfister, 119 W 5 ST Cin. O.” Dial is 6.2” diameter x 14.3” long. Jacob staff with brass mounts is 59” long. Hern Pfister was born in Switzerland and likely made this transit in the 1850-60’s in Cincinnati. L.N. Lutz was likely a surveyor that Hern made the transit for. Missing sight bars, else fine. $400 $800
279 Rare 2nd American Edition of M. Lavoisne Atlas Rare 2nd American Edition of M. Lavoisne Atlas Full title being A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chorological, and Geographical Atlas; A General Guide to History Both Ancient and Modern: Exhibiting an Accurate Account of the Origin, Decent and Marriages of all the Royal Families, from the Beginning of the World: Together with the Various Possessions, Foreign Wars, Battles of Renown and Remarkable Events, to the Battle of Waterloo, and the General peace of 1815: According to the Plan of Le Sage, The Whole Forming a Complete System of History and Geography, by  M. Lavoisne. With the addition of several new maps down to 1820. Folio (12 x 18”) in original half black calf board printed in Philadelphia by M. Carey & Son, Sept. 1, 1820 with all 71 hand colored plates, including plate No. 63 entitled “United States of America… “ by John Melish which is a 2 page map showing Texas as a separate country and most of the Louisiana Purchase as Missouri Territory. Minor wear to boards and light scattered foxing, very good. $800 $1,500
280 Holbrook Miniature Teaching Globe Holbrook Miniature Teaching Globe Late 19th century, Holbrooks Manufacturing Company, Wethersfield, CT, the exterior with hand colored continental borders, the interior with the same having Mercator's style world projection., signed on interior western hemisphere, just of west coast of South America,  “Holbrook Mfg. Co.”   3" diameter with brass hinge. Some wear and light soil, still very good. $500 $1,000
281 John Bigland’s View of the World John Bigland’s View of the World Set of 5 volumes full title being A Geographical and Historical View of the World Exhibiting aComplete Delination of the Natural and Artificial Features of Each Country: and a Succinct Narrative of the Origin of the Different Nations. Their Political Revolutions, and Progress in Arts, Sciences, Literature, Commerce, &c…. by John Bigland, printed in 1812, Philadelphia, by W.W. Woodward and in Boston by Charles Williams,  views of the world in brown calf and original printed paper boards (vol. 1) 405, 511, 578, 430 & 538pp. Wear to boards and vol. II with insect damage and damp stains in last ¼ of pages. $50 $150
282 Leather Bound Books, Waverly Novels Leather Bound Books, Waverly Novels Lot of 25 brown calf leather bound small  volumes (6.75"  x 4.7”) with marbled boards, end papers & paste-downs, printed in Edinburgh in 1863 by Adam & Charles Black. A nice set of finely bound leather books by Sir Walter Scott, most with illustrated frontis pages. A few with chips to title blocks on spine, else very good. $50 $150
282A Ralph Waldo Emerson Leather Bound Books Ralph Waldo Emerson Leather Bound Books Set of 11 small  (5.2" x 7.5”) half brown calf leather bound books with marbled boards, end papers, paste-downs, & fore-edges, printed in Boston by Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1876, Volume I with engraved portrait of Emerson on frontis. Some with chips on spine, else very good. $100 $200
283 Philips’ Classical, Historical…Atlas, 1855Philips’ Classical, Historical…Atlas, 1855 Philips’ Classical, Historical…Atlas, 1855 Full title being Philips’ Atlas of Classical, Historical & Scriptural Geography Illustrating the Scriptures, Ancient Classics, Historians, Poets, &c.,  printed by George Philip & Son, London & Liverpool, 1855, large half red leather bound folio (15.5" x 22.75”) with gilt foredges, marbled paste-downs and end papers, with 36 double page and colored map plates. Chips on spine, maps are fine. $150 $300
284 Rare Bound Indian Newspapers, 1826-29 Rare Bound Indian Newspapers, 1826-29 Being the Indiana Palladium, newspaper from Lawrenceburg, Indiana, bound in two small folio (13.5" x 20.5”) volumes with plain card stock boards with inked title on front board dating from Jan. 6th, 1826 through Jan. 6th, 1827 in the first volume and Jan. 13, 1827 through Jan. 3rd, 1829. Minor wear to boards, else fine. $150 $300
285 Hay’s Illustrations of Cairo, 1840 Book Hay’s Illustrations of Cairo, 1840 Book First edition by Robert Hay, London, 1840 printed by Tilt & Bogue, folio (15" x 21.5”) in half green leather with marbled paste-downs and end papers, complete with all lithographs. spine chipped, circa half the plates have a very light damp stain in lower right corner. $1,000 $2,000
286 John Ruskin’s Books John Ruskin’s Books Including five volume set of Modern Painters, three volume set of Stones of Venice, and The Seven Lamps of Architecture, all beautifully bound  volumes in matching ½ brown leather with marbled boards and end papers, Printed by John Wiley & Sons, N.Y. 1878 & 1880. Ruskin was one of Britain’s leading social and artistic thinkers of the mid-nineteenth century and is considered by many to be the philosophical father of the Arts & Crafts movement. Nine volumes in total.  Very minor wear, very good. $250 $500
287 The Old Book Collector’s Miscellany Books The Old Book Collector’s Miscellany Books In three beautiful ½ brown leather bindings with marbled boards and end papers, edited by Charles Hindley, London, Recues & Turner, 1871. Minor scuffing, else fine. $50 $100
288 1840’s French Art Books 1840’s French Art Books Four volumes entitled Galeries Historiques De Versailles, including volumes II, IV, V & X of a ten volume set of elephant folio (17" x 24”) half green leather bound volumes with marbled paste-downs and end papers. Vol. III has circa 90 plates of French historical events from the 17th & 18th centuries. Vol IV has portraits entitled “Portraits Des Grandes Ameriux” from 1270 to early 19th century. Vol. V has circa 92 plates showing Napoleon’s campaigns. Vol. X has circa 100 more portraits and scenes from French history. Most of these volumes have wonderful and important military prints. All spines chipped, minor foxing at margins of plates, all suitable for framing. $200 $400
289 John Constable Art Book John Constable Art Book Full title being English Landscape Scenery: A Series of Forty Mezzotinto Engravings on Steel by David Lucas. From Pictures Painted by John Constable, R.A., printed in London by Henry G. Bohn, 1855, half brown leather bound folo (12" x 17") volume in marbled boards, complete with all forty plates. Chip on spine and light scattered foxing. $100 $200
290 The Universal Anthology The Universal Anthology 33 volume set of red half heather bound books, edited by Richard Garnett, 1899, London, N.Y., Paris & Berlin with marbled boards, paste-downs and end papers, untrimmed edges. A truly lovely lrge set of fine leather bound books. Very minor scuffing, else fine. $200 $400
291 French & Russian History Books French & Russian History Books Including A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, by M.Guizot, Boston Dana Estes & Charles Lauriat, University Press Cambridge, n.d. but circa 1870’s five  volumes bound in fine ½ red leather with marbled boards and end papers; plus A Popular History of Russia from the Earliest times to 1882 by Richard Rambaud, 2 volumes, same publisher and bindings as the above set. Seven total volumes. very minor wear, very good. $150 $250
292 History of Ross County, Ohio Book History of Ross County, Ohio Book A somewhat scarce history in two 4to volumes entitled A Standard History of Ross County, Ohio; An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Civil and Social Development. Edited by Lyle S. Evans, 1917, published by the Lewis Publishing Co., Chicago and N.Y. in half black Moroccan boards with marbled end papers and paste downs, 933pp, with all illustrations. Chips on spines, with moderate overall wear to boards, still a nice set. $100 $200
293 Cincinnati: The Queen City Leather Bound Books Cincinnati: The Queen City Leather Bound Books Four volumes, S. J. Clarke Publishing Co. 1912. Fair condition $100 $200
294 1861 To 1871 American Annual Cyclopedis Books 1861 To 1871 American Annual Cyclopedis Books Leather bound, D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1872. Fair condition $150 $300
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