This SPECIAL Monday December 17th “pick” auction begins the multi-year sale of ONE large library devoted to science, technology, and medicine and a SECOND library of a private collector that boggles the imagination (100,000+ books). In addition, from other consignors there will be photography, history, fiction (some signed), mystery (some signed), biography, travel and adventure, poetry, and two or three tables of ephemera (Paper, magazines, recent postcards, etc). Check the website for photos.
Of interest: Imogen Cunningham (1970, Signed) Imogen Cunningham: Photographs; Daniel Van Pelt (1898, 3 Vols.) Leslie’s History of the Greater New York; Thomas John Graham (1829) Modern Domestic Medicine; Capt. Thomas Brown (1845) Illustrations of the Land and Fresh Water Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland; W. J. Bean (1919, 2 Vols.) Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles; O’Hara Family (1867) Peter of the Castle and the Fetches plus 5 other titles; Lewis C. Beck (1842) Mineralogy of New York; R. Willis (1878) William Harvey: A History of the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood; H. Poincare (1904) Maxwell’s Theory and Wireless Telegraphy Part I and II; G. B. Sowerby (1887) Illustrated Index of British Shells; Samuel Johnson (1974, 14 Notebooks) Johnson’s Prayers and Meditations; H. Richard Bickerton and R. M. B. MacKenna (1936) A Medical history of Liverpool from the Earliest Days to the Year 1920; Flavius Josephus (1737) The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus; Almanach (1793) Almanach Historique or Recueil Veridique et Chronologique 1792.
This is just a sampling of the material to be found in 160 boxes of books filling eight tables, and tables of ephemera that will be unpacked the day of the auction. Call Tom at 1-860-908-8067 to discuss your books or visit our website: cfabookauction.com to learn more about CFA Book Auctions.
Our next auction will be held on Monday, January 5th. IN THE EVENT OF BAD WEATHER. Call 1-860-908-8067 to confirm that the auction will be held. If cancelled, the auction will be held the following day.
Preview starts at 1:30 PM *Auction starts at 6:00 PM