Ithaca, NY, United States
DoneSun, Aug 24, 2008 3:00 PM UTC
Book & Ephemera Auction - Melville, Joyce etc
This large auction will include a broad range of books and ephemera items from area estates and consignments. The catalog includes 300 lots, offering approximately 4,000 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 Herman Melville including "Typee", and a very rare 1789 volume of Adam Smith's "Wealth of Nations". Also offered are early printings by James Joyce, Arthur Conan Doyle, Louisa May Alcott, and Jules Verne. 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; sciences; and other antique books and ephemera.