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Bid now through Tuesday June 15th. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 PM at a rate of 5 lots per minute.
Find a wide variety of postcards, books & ephemera in this interesting collection that covers a wide breadth of subject matter & types of each featured entity.
Antique book highlights include first edition of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities; A 1528 publication ‘Historia Delle Guerre Esterne De’ Romani…” by Alessandro Braccio Appianus as well as 17th and 18th Century Medical publications by Thomas Greenhill, Sir Thomas Brown and Hermann Boerhaave.
Autograph collectors will find a limited edition The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come’ by John Fox with tipped-in illustrated plates signed by N.C. Wyeth #391/512.
Notable ephemera includes an autographed letter on White House stationery from Teddy Roosevelt; A large 1350+ piece Victorian scrapbook with advertising trade cards, die cuts, calendars in a custom box.
For a detailed outline of what you will find please read the break down below. As you will see, there is something for every book enthusiast & ephemera collector!
Postcards: 30+ lots, containing thousands of postcards, encompassing many subjects from all periods. Included are topicals, U. S. and foreign views, local cards, many Real photos, albums, illustrated, holidays, greetings, comics, and others
Books & Ephemera: Items from the 1500’s to 1900’s. Pieces that make up this vast collection include: first, limited, signed and collector’s editions, leather bound, sets, private press, classics, hand colored, fine & decorative bindings, advertising items, trade cards, Bibles, pop-ups, stock certificates, botanicals, scrap books, sample books, trade catalogs, directories, blotters, travel ephemera, ledger & account books, color plates, prints, engravings, movie stills, magazines, periodicals, bound volumes, sheet music, documents, deeds, autographs, photographs, atlases, maps, plus many other types of ephemera,
You will find a many areas of subjects covered in this collection including: Children, natural history, Civil War, literature, architecture, American West, African Americans, Americana, military, expositions, automobiles, ships, nautical, railroads, aviation, sporting, movies, religion, PA German, PA History, sciences, fashion, politics, photography, local history, holidays, exploration, medical, industry, travel, art and more Preview: Online Only Condition Reports | email@example.com Pick-Up: Successful Bidders will be notified to schedule a curbside pick up following the auction. Pick-Up Location: Alderfer Auction at 501 Fairgrounds Road, Hatfield, PA 19440 Shipping: Please read terms and conditions in regards to shipping and other available options if you are unable to schedule a pick-up time. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org Please check our website frequently for updates.
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