Next Pick Auctions
Monday, Feb 27 & Mar 20

Preview 1:30 PM
Auction 6 PM

BP Learned Mission
40 Shaw Street
New London, CT
06320

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The Monday, February 27th "pick" auction will have
volumes on art, philosophy, literary criticism, history, and fiction.
If you like children’s books, we will have a large assortment
from which to choose.

Of interest:

    • Wells (1865). The Life and Public Services of Samuel Adams. Three Volumes, 1st edition in original brick colored cloth.
    • Grant (1885). Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Two volumes, 1st edition, three quarter leather with gilt image of Grant on the front covers.
    • More (1795). Utopia containing an Impartial History of the Manners… of that Island. Original papers boards, worn spine.
    • Locker (1881). London Lyrics. 1st edition, Signed copy dated 1882.
    • Sigsbee (1897). Illustrative Cloud Forms for the Guidance of Observers in the Classification of Clouds No. 112. 1st edition. 
    • Einstein (1923). The Meaning of Relativity: Four Lectures Delivered at Princeton University May 1921. 1st edition.
    • Ferguson (1806). Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton’s Principles…in the year 1761. 1st American edition, full leather.
    • Dodge (1911). Rhymes and Jingles. Later issue. What makes this copy special is the enclosed letter. To quote the first sentence, “Although you said I need not, I do thank you heartily for the two most welcome books that are to transform me from an ‘old fogie’ to the very mostest enlightened woman of the age!”
    • Harris (1883). Nights with Uncle Remus. 1st edition.
    • 10. Minot (1798). Continuation of the History of the Province of Massachusetts Bay… from Its Original Settlement. 1st edition.
    • Chickering (1883). Cloud Crystals: A Snow Flake Album. 1st edition.
    • Landor (1909). Poems Dialogues in Verse and Epigrams. Two volumes, 1st edition. What makes this copy special is that it is signed by Katharine Lee Bates who wrote the song “America the Beautiful.” It includes a typed signed poem “The Tryst” with corrections in her handwriting.
    • Hardy (1899). Wessex Poems and Other Verses. 1st edition.
    • Ballin (1885). The Science of Dress in Theory and Practice. 1st edition.
    • Thaxter (1895). An Island Garden. 1st edition. What makes this copy special is that it includes a poem “Song” handwritten and signed by Thaxter.
    • Whittier (1891). The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. What makes this copy special is that it includes a poem “Charity” handwritten and signed by Whittier.
    • Lamb (1879). Tales from Shakespeare. Illustrated edition, three quarter leather.

The Monday, March 20th "pick" auction will have volumes
on science and technology, art, philosophy, biography, history, and fiction.
If you like children’s books, we will have a large assortment from which to choose.

Of interest:

  • Stansbury (1852). Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah including a Reconnoissance of a New Route through the Rocky Mountains. 1st edition, 487 pages, Vol. I only. We also have a copy of the 1853 edition published by Armstrong.
  • Elliott (1896). The Report of Henry W. Elliott on the Condition of the Fur Seal Fisheries of Alaska. U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Bourke (1891). On the Border with Crook. 1st edition.
  • Chenery (1872). Holstein Herd Book containing a Record of the Holstein Cattle in the United States. 1st edition.
  • Wilson (1875). The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Tour from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus. 1st US edition with folded map.
  • Hugo (1895). Victor Hugo Fiction: The Gallery of Illustrations. 1st edition.
  • Dredge (1882). Electric Illumination. Early work on lighting.
  • Annon (1918). Laying Out for Boiler Makers and Sheet Metal Workers. 3rd edition.
  • Zollikoffer (1803). Exercises of Piety or Meditations on the Principal Doctrines and Duties of Religion. Isaiah Thomas Publisher.
  • Page et al. (1853). The American Polytechnic Journal. Vol.I.
  • Blackstone (1807). Commentaries on the Laws of England in Four Books. From the special collections of the University of Bridgeport.

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