The Monday November 5th “pick” auction continues the sale of the contents of one of the oldest bookstores in New England and other consigners. There will be art books, history, limited editions, Mark Twain, Damon Runyon, Frank Gruber, general fiction (some signed), mystery (some signed), biography, travel and adventure, poetry, medicine, and two or three tables of ephemera (Paper, magazines, recent postcards, etc). Check the website for photos.
Of interest: Nollet (1760) Lettres Sur L’Electricite; Cooper, Samuel (1828) The First Lines of the Practice of Surgery; Bouchor, J. F. (1918) Souvenirs of the Great War 1914 – 1915; Frost, Robert (1945, Signed limited edition) A Masque of Reason; A 1863 Daily Diary of a lawyer in Kent, CT; Approx. 100 letters written by a WWII solider; Mombert, Alfred (1920, 2 Vols. Signed) Der Denker; Meginness, J. F. (1857) Otzinachson or A History of the West Branch Valley of the Sesquehanna; Abbott, Henry G. (1898) Modern Photography in Theory and Practice; Theatre Record and Scrapbook from the turn of the last century; Runyon, Damon (1947) Trials and Other Tribulations; Gay, John (1922) Trivia: or the Art of Walking the Streets of London; Gale, E. O. (1902) Reminiscences of Early Chicago; Domjan, J. (1956, Signed) J. Domjan 32 Colored Wood Cuts; and an 18 Volume leather set published in 1814 of The Works of Jonathan Swift…with Notes and A Life of the Author by Walter Scott.
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. We are accepting consignments for future “pick” book auctions. 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 in January. Date to follow.
Prewiew Starts at 1:30pm /Auction starts at 6:00pm.