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Ithaca, NY, United States
DoneSun, Aug 17, 2008 3:00 PM GMT

Book and Ephemera Auction - Twain, Red Men

This large auction will include a broad range of books and ephemera items from area estates and consignments. The catalog includes 400 lots, offering approximately 5,000 volumes. The books range from special, limited editions to large groups of excellent dealer and reading stock. Highlights of this auction include early works by Mark Twain including a first edition salesman's sample for "A Tramp Abroad" and a very rare 1888 songbook from the Order of Red Men. Also included is an early printing of Jack London's "Call of the Wild" and an 1890 three-volume printing of "History of the War in Afghanistan." Featured book and ephemera categories include: juvenile series and other vintage & antique children's books; United States history; biographies; world history; theology; author-signed books; philosophy and theology; medicine; and other antique books and ephemera.