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Sealed-Bid Auction

A sealed-bid auction of the books listed below will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 AM on the first day of the sale. There will be no previous viewing of these books. They may be seen from the Sale’s opening at the table marked Sealed Bids.

Bid forms will be found and are to be submitted at the Sealed Bids table. No bid will be accepted after 11:00 AM. In case of bids of identical amounts for the same book, the bid submitted earliest will be preferred. The identities of winning bidders will be made known at the Sealed Bids table as soon after 11:00 AM as the bids have been collated, usually before noon. Bidders unable to wait for the auction’s conclusion may arrange for books on which their bids are successful to be mailed. No discounts apply to books bought at auction.

Books to be Sold by Sealed Bids 2016

1776: THE ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps, and seminal artwork, by David McCullough. 2007. Simon & Schuster, New York. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

JOMON CLAY FIGURINES: Life and Form of Japan. 1959. Bidding will begin at $40.00

HUMANSCALES 4/5/6 and 7/8/9. Two portfolios. A project of Henry Dreyfuss Associates. The MIT Press, Publishers. Bidding will begin at $40.00.

THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 1922. Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

THE CONFESSION OF MICHAEL MARTIN OR CAPTAIN LIGHTFOOT. Also An Account of Dr. John Wilson, “Captain Thunderbolt”. 1847. Published by J. B. Miner. Brattleboro, VT. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

DAVID OLERE: The Eyes of a Witness. A Painter in the Sonderkommando at Auschwitz. The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation. 1989. Bidding will begin at $75.00.

THOMAS MARAN’S WEST: Chromolithography, High Art, and Popular Taste, by Joni L. Kinsey. 2006. University Press of Kansas. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

L. FEININGER: Aus der Werkstatt Lyonels, #356. 1958. Archivarion. Deutscher Archiv-Verlag, Berlin. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN, by Arthur Miller. 50th Anniversary Edition, signed by the author and cast members of the anniversary production. 1999. Penguin Books. Bidding will begin at $150.00.

THE COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY OF SACRED HARMONY, “Including the whole of Dr. Watts’ Psalms and Hymns”, by Samuel Holyoke, A. M. Bidding will begin at $500.00.

BUDDHIST SCULPTURE OF NORTHERN THAILAND, by Carol Stratton. 2004. Silkworm Books. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

SMALL MOUNTAINS, by W. D. Wetherell. Illustrated by Jules Olitski. 2000. An Endeavor Book of Terra Nova Productions, Hanover, NH. Bidding will begin at $100.00.

SCENERY OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS, by William Oakes. Foreword and Commentary by Sherman Adams. 1970. New Hampshire Publishing Company, Somersworth. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

H. M. BARK ENDEAVOR: Her place in Australian History, by Ray Parkin. 1997. The Miegunyah Press. Bidding will begin at $75.00.

THE JEWEL: A Romance of Fairyland, by Rockwell Kent. 1917. Boxed set of Facsimile [limited edition of 500 copies] and Companion Booklet to the Facsimile Edition. The Baxter Society, Portland, Maine. 1990. Bidding will begin at $50.00.

N.B. Considerable thanks once again to Philip Cronenwett, Library Consulting Services, LLC and to Patti Houghton, Rare Books and Research, for generous assistance with the assessment of our special books.


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