B. P. Learned Mission, 40 Shaw Street, New London, CT
The Monday, January 26th “pick” auction features books on art, history, political science, and fiction. In addition, there will be books on science, mathematics, physics, and other subjects. There will be a nice collection of SIGNED volumes on politics from a private collection and from the library of a former official within President Ronald Regan’s administration. The leather books that did not appear in the last auction will appear in this auction.
Of interest: Ball (1856) Three Days on the White Mountains; Hales (1821 with map) A Survey of Boston and Vicinity; DeCasseres (1934) When Huck Finn Went Highbrow; Shore (1980, 3 Vols.) Small Paintings of the Masters; Case (1927, 2 Vols.) History of Long Beach and Vicinity; Martin (1930) Boy Scouts and the Oregon Trail 1830 – 1930; Barrow (1802) An Account of Travels into the Interior of South Africa in the Years 1797 and 1798; Olmsted (1857, Slavery) A Journey Through Texas or a Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier; Selfridge (1874) Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain the Practicality of a Ship Canal Between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by the Way of the Isthmus of Darien; La Bigne (1579) Bibliothecae Sanctorum Patrum; Political signatures and memorabilia including those of Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd Benson, Mark Hatfield, Jesse Helms, Bob Packwood, Harry Byrd, Adlai Stevenson, Mo Udall, Barry Goldwater, Strom Thurmond, Walter Mondale, George McGovern, Bob Dole and many others; Anon, The Tempest or an Account of the Nature, Properties, Dangers, Anon (1859) Uses of Wind in Various Parts of the World; Anon (1890) The Great Northwest: A Guide-Book and Itinerary; Numerous SIGNED books by Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Barry Goldwater and others; a very cool should be seen 1902 Edison Mimeograph made by A. B. Dick & Co. and two tables of Paper and Catalogues.
We are accepting consignments for future “pick” book auctions. Call Tom at 1-860-908-8067 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your books and paper. Be sure to visit our website: cfabookauction.com to learn more about CFA Book Auctions and be sure to read the webpages on “How to Sell Books.” Call if in the event of bad weather
Save the date… The CFA February Book Auction is Monday, February 9, 2015!!!