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Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneWed, Dec 5, 2012 11:00 PM GMT


Gallery Auction Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6PM 2501 E. Ontario Street, Phila., PA 19134 LAST IN A SERIES OF FOUR SALES: ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS AND EPHEMERA FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE PAUL RODEBAUGH, WEST CHESTER, PA, featuring 250+ lots: SE Penna. history; natural history; art; genealogy titles; business and personal ledgers; broadsides, pamphlets, atlases and directories; early Quaker and Shaker titles; 19th C. US Government surveys, to include a partial assembled set (8 vols.), Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable route for a railroad from the Mississippi to the Pacific, 1855-60; 1857 Mexican Boundary Survey, etc. ; first American publications: Milton, Paradise Lost (Phila., 1777); The Works of Flavius Josephus, (Phila./New York, 1773-75), etc.; Vol. I of the first American woman?s magazine, The Lady's Magazine, and Repository, Philadelphia, 1792-3; original shorthand record of a series of sermons preached at Philadelphia by abolitionist and women's rights advocate Lucretia Mott, c. 1850; (2) ledger pages apparently kept by a provisioner to the Continental Army for supplies issued to "French Officers" and the "Medical Department" prior to the Battle of Yorktown, 1781; Maps and Subscribers' Names to Marshall?s The Life of George Washington; Gaine's Universal Register for 1775, New York, 1774; Pennsylvania Chronicle, and Universal Advertiser, Philadelphia, March 2-9, 1767 through November 30 - December 2, 1767 (bound); Vol. I, no. 1, The Maryland Journal and Baltimore Advertiser, 1773; rare 1739 St. Petersburg imprint: Stirpium Rariorum in Imperio Rutheno; late 16th C. elaborately illustrated history of the cantons of the Old Swiss Confederacy : Dem ersten teil Heluetiae in der funfften Landtafel begriffen (Books 5 - 13 bound together as issued); quantities of vintage 19th/early 20th C. American manuscripts; ephemera and titles on a wide range of subjects; Much more!