The Monday, September 15th “pick” auction features a significant number of World War I and World War II volumes, WW I, II, and other memorabilia, plus a large collection of children’s books. In addition, there will be books on medicine, science, mathematics, literary criticism, fiction, and other subjects.
Of Interest: Forty bound volumes of The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine from 1831 to 1847; Pickens (1929, Signed), The Bursting of Bonds: The Heir of Slaves; Stewart (1839), A Residence in the Sandwich Islands; Campbell (1974, Signed), The Mythic Image; Butler (1904, 2 Vols.), Wellington’s Operations in the Peninsula 1808 – 1814; Malleson (1908), Wellington’s Campaigns in India; Simkin (1883), The War in Egypt; Maxwell (1852, 3 Vols.), Life of Field Marshall his Grace the Duke of Wellington; Napier (1848, Signed Napier letter laid in), History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France from the Year 1807 to the Year 1814; Elvin (1893), A Handbook of the Orders of Chivalry War Medals & Crosses; DeSegur (1827, 2 Volumes), History of the Expedition to Russia Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon; Mahan (1897, Signed), The Life of Nelson the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain; Ward (1957), Wellington’s Headquarters; Hart (1929, Signed), The Decisive Wars of History; Wilkinson (1900, Bookplate & Signature of Charles E. D. Budworth), From Cromwell to Wellington; Jeffrey (1893), Richmond Prisons 1861 – 1862; The New York Herald Newspaper for April 15th, 1865 “Assassination of Abraham Lincoln;” Lofting (1925, Signed), Doctor Dolittle’s Zoo; a group of Wizard of Oz books, a group of Little Black Sambo volumes, approx.. 125 WWI stereoscope cards with viewer, A collection of WWI letters and battlefield postcards; WWI German Iron Cross, 3 War and Victory Medals, and a magnificent 26” x 36” framed print executed by Porter & Thompson (1801) entitled The Storming of Seringapatam.
We are accepting consignments for future “pick” book auctions. Call Tom at 1-860-908-8067 to discuss your books, paper, maps, and prints. Be sure to visit our website: cfabookauction.com to learn more about CFA Book Auctions and to read the webpages on “How to Sell Books.”