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English Conductor's Table
Lot # 114 - English Conductor's Table
English, 18th century. An architect's table in mahogany with oak secondary having a hinged, rectangular lift-top that forms an adjustable easel surface above a case fitted with one end drawer and two round, retractable candlestick holders. The top is able to be risen and lowered on a spiral support that screws in a columnar support, rising on three cabriole legs terminating in slipper feet, includes two removable paper trays fitted to easel; ht. 32, wd. 17, dp. 22 in.
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James R. Hopkins  <i>Cynthia</i>
Lot # 112 - James R. Hopkins Cynthia
James R. Hopkins (Ohio, 1877-1969), 20th century. Oil on canvas, housed in a gilt frame. A nude woman seated in the foreground with a large tree in the background, signed l.l., titled on plaque attached to frame; 14.25 x 17.25 in. (sight).
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Rudolph Staffel (1911-2002; USA)
Lot # 93 - Rudolph Staffel (1911-2002; USA)
Light Gatherer
1984
Thrown and carved porcelain; ht. 4, dia. 3.5 in.
Acquired from Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia.
Inscribed by artist on side: "To Virginia 1984".

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<i>Unique Experiences of Flossa</i> and <i>Story of O</i>
Lot # 124 - Unique Experiences of Flossa and Story of O
Kerr, Londa. The Unique Experiences of Flossa. New York: Clacker Press, 1937. 12mo, paper, 46pp. The book advertizes: "The adventures of Flossa are a true expose of a girl who suddenly found out the delights that come from pain and a good whipping. The soul of a true Flaggelent is laid bare in the following pages of this book."

Reage, Pauline. Story of O. New York: Grove Press, 1967. First paperback ed. thus. Translated from the French, Histoire d'O.
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[Exploration] Exploring in the Age of Sail and More
Lot # 77 - [Exploration] Exploring in the Age of Sail and More
Lot of 10 volumes.

Samuels, Capt. Samuel. From the Forecastle to the Cabin. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1887. 12mo, navy cloth, gilt front and spine, 308pp, plus 4pp ads. Spine sunned. Spine ends heavily worn. Lower corners moderately worn. Light toning of pages. A few water stains on rear endpapers.

Freuchen,Peter. Book of the Seven Seas. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1957. 8vo, green cloth, gilt front and spine, w/dj, frontis of Freuchen, pictorial endpapers, 512pp. Dj scuffed, especially at top. Sunning of spine and very light toning of some pages and page edges. Overall very good.

Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. Two Years Before the Mast. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. 8vo, blue cloth, tipped in color image of ship on front, gilt front and spine, no dj, color frontis (and several other color illustrations), endpapers with maps of journeys. Rear fep missing. Ex lib. Heavy wear to spine. Moderate wear to corners. Spine slightly faded. Water stain to edge of front board.

London, Jack. The Cruise of the Snark. New York: Regent Press, 1908. 12mo, brown printed cloth, 283pp. Spine sunned and ends slightly worn. Pages moderately toned overall.

Schubel, J.R. The Living Chesapeake. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981. 8vo, white cloth with gilt lettering on spine, w/dj, 111pp. Much of the volume is black-and-white photography of Chesapeake scenes. Excellent condition.

Villiers, Capt. Alan. Men Ships and the Sea. Washington (DC): National Geographic Society, 1973. 8vo, blue spine over white cloth, w/dj, illustrated endpapers ("anatomy" of ships, sail and steam), 436pp.  Some scuffing of dj; discoloration at top. Overall very good, but some signs of wear.

Bailey, Anthony. The Coast of Summer. Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape  Cod. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. 8vo, white cloth spine over green paper-covered boards, w/dj, 357pp. Near new.

Konig, Capt. Paul. Voyage of the Deutschland: The First Merchant Submarine. New York: Hearst's International Library Co., 1916. 12mo, dark red illustrated cloth, gilt front and spine, 247pp. Sunning of spine, Light wear to spine ends. Very light toning starting on pages.

Mirsky, Jeannette. The Westward Crossing: Balboa, Mackenzie, Lewis and Clark. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. 8vo, turquoise cloth, gilt front and spine, w/dj, folding map, 365pp, xiii. Some toning on endpapers. Scuffing of edges of dj; slight fading of spine. Overall very good.

Newman, Peter C. Empire of the Bay: The Company of Adventurers that Seized a Continent. The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company. New York: Penguin Books, 1998. 8vo, softcover, 612pp. Toning starting along top and bound edge.
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English Chippendale Mirror
Lot # 87 - English Chippendale Mirror
English, 19th century. A Chippendale mirror in oak, having a carved crest and pendant with crossbanded sides, inset with beveled glass; lg. 35.5, wd. 19.5 in.
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Arnie Zimmerman (1954; USA)
Lot # 80 - Arnie Zimmerman (1954; USA)
Carved Floor Vase
1982
Stoneware; ht. 31.5, dia. 15 in. 
Artist signature and date incised on base.

Zimmerman is an alumnus of the Kansas City Art Institute and Alfred University. His work is in the collections of the Honolulu Museum of Art, the  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Nacional Museu do Azulejo in Portugal and the Runnymede Sculpture Farm in Woodside, California plus many other public collections.
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Abuja Pottery Teapot by Ladi Kwali (Nigeria; 1925-83)
Lot # 4 - Abuja Pottery Teapot by Ladi Kwali (Nigeria; 1925-83)
Teapot with Incised Decoration
ca 1960s
Glazed stoneware; ht. 8 (with handle), wd. 7.5, dp. 5.5 in. 
Artist LK and Pottery stamp at foot. 
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Cavalry Officer Myles Keogh with Friends, Two CDVs
Lot # 254 - Cavalry Officer Myles Keogh with Friends, Two CDVs
Lot of 2 cartes, each with T.M. Schleier's, Nashville, TN backmark, including a studio portrait of Myles Keogh standing at right, posed with three unidentified soldiers, the one seated at left with 23rd Corps shield on hat. Signed on verso by an ADC and AAAC of the District of East Tennessee, signer's name is indecipherable. Accompanied by a second studio view of Keogh standing at right, posed with an unidentified officer and two women.
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Large Lot of Rookwood Production Pottery
Lot # 267 - Large Lot of Rookwood Production Pottery
Lot of five pieces of Rookwood production pottery. Includes a vase in a navy glaze and an encircling gemoetric pattern (date 1924, shape 2425), a vase in a lavender glaze and a geometric pattern (date 1930, shape 2434), a vase in a mustard glaze and a floral pattern (date 1939, shape 2123) and a pair of vases in an emerald glaze and floral pattern (date 1944, shape 6431); tallest ht. 7.5 in.
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J.E.B. Stuart ALS, June 12, 1861
Lot # 101 - J.E.B. Stuart ALS, June 12, 1861
J.E.B. Stuart (1833-1864). Famed Confederate Cavalier. ALS as Lieut. Colonel, 1p, 7.75 x 9.75 in., "Head Qrs Camp Clover, 8 P.M." June 12, 1861. To Col. Kenton Harper.

Stuart, who was Lieut. Colonel at the time, sends back to Harper two companies of the 5th Virginia and asks Harper if he could borrow a field piece (canon) and a few rounds, I promise to return it in 24 hours. We wonder what mischief Stuart might have been up to! Stuart goes on to state that his Cavalry are worked hard as the picket and patrol duty are very heavy.

A wonderful war-date example.
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