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Auction Date

Thursday, January 30th • 9am PDT

Preview Dates

Wednesday, January 29th • 1pm-5pm PDT
Thursday, January 30th • 8am-9am PDT

Auction Location

510 Morgan Street • Davenport WA 99122

Auction Pick Up

Friday, January 31st • 9am-4:30pm PDT
at 510 Morgan Street in Davenport

We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items.

If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items.

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The Light Princess by MacDonald 1893

Auction Estimate $200-$400

The Light Princess and Other Fairy Tales by George MacDonald . 1893, unstated first edition. No publisher ads in back. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, London. 305 pp. profusely illustrated. Pages 300 to endsheets loosening and nearly detached. Spine cover detached from spine. Internally clean with owner name front endsheet. Brown cloth with two toned lettering and illustrations on cover and spine. Measures 8.375 in. x 6.125 in. x 1 in.

The Light Princess by MacDonald 1893

Judge 1888 Political Satire Periodical Bound

Auction Estimate $400-$600

Judge with cover illustrations by Bernard Gillam and Grant E. Hamilton. 1888. Complete year bound in one volume. 894 pp. (50 issues) includes Christmas Supplement. Cloth with leather spine. Covers and spine detached. Binding is tight. Measures 13.75 in. x 11 in. x 2 in.

Judge 1888 Political Satire Periodical Bound

Surrey Commercial Docks Outstanding Photo Album

Auction Estimate $500-$800

Photographs Shewing Arrangements At The Surrey Commercial Docks For Warehousing And Handling Canadian Produce. One of the largest and most impressive antique photo albums you will find. Includes (18) photographs, most measuring 8.5 in. x 10.5 in. image size, mounted the mounts measure 11.75 in. x 14.75 in. Leather bound, measures 12.25 in. x 16.5 in. x 2.5 in. Photos are all EX+/NM to NrMt/Mt.

Surrey Commercial Docks Outstanding Photo Album

17th Century Christian Orthodox Greek / Romanian

Auction Estimate $1,000-$2,000

RARE 17th Century Foreign Language Christian Orthodox Bible. Greek and Romanian per owner notes. Undated, appears to be printed during the 17th century. 46 leaves in Greek and 34 leaves in Romanian. One endsheet in back. Red and black lettering with engravings. Leatherbound with gilt stamp on cover. Measures 6 in. x 4.125 in. x .5 in. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

17th Century Christian Orthodox Greek / Romanian

The Book of Huron Mountain 1929

Auction Estimate $300-$400

The Book of Huron Mountain. Edited by Bayard H. Christy. Privately Printed 1929. Published by the Huron Mountain Club. Twelve plates include fold-out map. 216 pp. Rough-cut. Internal pages clean with light browning at edges. Owner name inside front cover. Front and back inside covers and endsheets with decorative deer print. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering at spine and gilt top edge. Measures 8 in. x 5.5 in. x 1 in. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

The Book of Huron Mountain 1929

Design of the Turkish Bath by Cosgrove 1913

Auction Estimate $200-$300

Design of the Turkish Bath by J. J. Cosgrove. 1913. Standard Sanitary Mfg. Co., Pittsburgh. 193 pp. Illustrated. Stained on frontispiece through to Publishers Note (6 pages). Cloth covers with gilt lettering and page surround. Rubbed and bumped with edge wear. Measures 8.5 in. x 5.75 in. x .75 in. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

Design of the Turkish Bath by Cosgrove 1913

Photographs of Lincoln by Sandburg 1944 SIGNED

Auction Estimate $400-$600

The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln by Frederick Hill Meserve and Carl Sandburg. Signed by both on front endsheet. 1944, stated first edition with dust jacket. Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York. Dust jacket is tucked-in front cover and is separated at fold and tattered. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering. 30 pp. text plus 120 photo illustrations. Measures 9.625 in. x 6.75 in.

Photographs of Lincoln by Sandburg 1944 SIGNED

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1885 1st American

Auction Estimate $3,000-$4,000

SCARCE Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens). 1885, first American edition. Charles L. Webster and Company, New York. One hundred and seventy four illustrations. 366 pp. Green cloth with gilt and black lettering. Cover with edge wear. Protected with mylar cover. Cracked back hinge. Owner inscription on front endsheet. Measures 8.625 in. x 7 in. x 1 In.

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1885 1st American

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1884 1st UK

Auction Estimate $300-$500

SCARCE The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens). 1884, first English edition. Published prior to the American edition. Chatto and Windus, London. Illustrated. Pages include: half-title, frontispiece, title page, author note, contents (6 pp), illustrations (2 pp. loose), 437 pp. text, and 32 pp. publisher ads in rear. Red cloth with gilt and black design. Worn and rubbed spine cover lifted. Measures 7.625 in. x 5.5 in. x 1.25 in.

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 1884 1st UK

A Curtain Lecture 1986 SCARCE LTD

Auction Estimate $200-$400

SCARCE LIMITED A Curtain Lecture concerning Skating and Mrs. Mark Twain's Shoe by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens). Illustrated by Eminent Artists. 1986 facsimile reprint. Edited by Donald M. Kunde. This edition is limited to 26 lettered copies, this is copy 'J'. Signed by the editor on colophon page. 40 pp. illustrated. Some illustrations tipped-in. Maroon boards with gilt label. Measures 11 in. x 8.875 in. x .975 in.

A Curtain Lecture 1986 SCARCE LTD

Wallace Stevens TLS Typed Letter Signed

Auction Estimate $800-$1,400

Wallace Stevens TLS Typed Letter Signed. Letter measures 10.875 in. x 8.375 in. Fold lines, light creases, overall very good. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

Wallace Stevens TLS Typed Letter Signed

Lafcadio Hearn ALS Autograph Letter Signed

Auction Estimate $800-$1,400

Lafcadio Hearn ALS Autograph Letter Signed. Letter measures 6.5 in. x 8.5 in. Fold lines, overall excellent. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

Lafcadio Hearn ALS Autograph Letter Signed

Alexander Mackenzie (2nd Canadian Prime Minister)

Auction Estimate $400-$600

Alexander Mackenzie (2nd Canadian Prime Minister 1873-1878 ALS Autograph Letter Signed, dated 1882. Letter measures 8 in. x 5 in. Folded at center for mailing, overall excellent. Signature Mint/Gem Mint. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

Alexander Mackenzie (2nd Canadian Prime Minister)

Censorship of Hebrew Books by Popper 1899 Signed

Auction Estimate $800-$1,200

SCARCE The Censorship of Hebrew Books by William Popper, A. M. May 1899, The Knickerbocker Press. Inscribed by the author on front endsheet 'To Walter Fischel' with an illegible note and signed 'William Popper". Accompanied with the book is a letter to Professor Popper and signed H Loewe (Herbert Martin James Loewe , 1882-1940, a noted scholar of Semitic languages), blind-stamped Oxford at top of letter. Also, an archive of handwritten censorship notes on over twenty pages which measure 8.25 in. x 6.5 in. and twelve handwritten censors inscriptions on tissue paper. 156 pp. with four plates. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Light edge wear and bumped corners. Measures 9.5 in. x 6.625 in. x .625 in. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

Censorship of Hebrew Books by Popper 1899 Signed

Michaud Biographie Universelle 45 V

Auction Estimate $500-$2,000

Michaud Biographie Universelle Ancienne Et Moderne Nouvelle Edition. (French). Forty -five volumes. Louis Gabriel Michaud 1773-1858, French writer, historian, printer, and bookseller. Gray cloth with sticker label on spine. Undated. C. H. Dalagrave, Paris. Set measures 11.25 in. x 7.25 in. x 82 in. See photo with owner notes of missing pages. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

Michaud Biographie Universelle 45 V

William Pelham Humphries Estate Papers Archive

Auction Estimate $200-$400

William Pelham Humphries estate papers archive. Letters and letters of purported relatives attempting to stake a claim to part of the fortune. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

William Pelham Humphries Estate Papers Archive

Instructor Clericalis by Gardiner 1717-24 (5 Vol)

Auction Estimate $400-$600

SCARCE Five volumes of Instructor Clericalis by Robert Gardiner. 1717 - 1724. London, In the Savoy. English with Latin passages in bold font. All bound in contemporary calf leather with 5 raised bands on spine. Re-backed with cloth strip and original label. Owner name 'Jeremiah Smith 1793' on front endsheets and title pages. Includes: 1) Instructor Clericalis: Volume the Second, Being a collection of Select and Useful Precedents of Declarations in the Kings Bench and Common Pleas...The Fifth Edition. Printed by E. and R. Nutt and R. Golling for Joel Stephens...1724. 491 pp. plus 17 pp. index. 2) Instructor Clericalis: The Third Part. Being a collection of Choice and Useful Precedents for Pleadings... The Fourth Edition with Additions. Printed for E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling for J. Walthoe. 1724. 538 pp. plus 34 pp. index. 3) Instructor Cleicalis. Part IV. Being a continuance of Bars and Other Pleadings from the Third Part... Second Edition. Printed by E. Nutt, (Executrix of J. Nutt) for John Walthoe...1717. 483 pp. 4) Instructor Clericals. The Fifth and Last Part. Being a continuance of Bars, and Other Pleadings, from the Fourth Part... In TWO VOLUMES. The Second Edition Corrected. Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling for J. Walthoe. 1722. 384 plus 385-706 pp. plus 83 pp. index. Cloth tape at gutters. Group measures 8 in. x 5 in. x 7.5 in. Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, WA.

Instructor Clericalis by Gardiner 1717-24 (5 Vol)

Japanese Hand-Colored Antique Postcards (12)

Auction Estimate $50-$100

Japanese hand-colored antique postcards set of (12). In VG-VG+/VG+-EX condition.

Japanese Hand-Colored Antique Postcards (12)

Willamina, OR Vintage RPPC (6)

Auction Estimate $50-$100

Willamina, Oregon vintage real photo postcards, set of (6). In VG-VG+/VG+-EX condition.

Willamina, OR Vintage RPPC (6)

Panoramic Photo Postcard Luzerne, Inn New York

Auction Estimate $50-$80

Circa 1920's Luzerne, New York panoramic real photo postcard. Titled 'Beautiful Grounds of Luzerne Inn on Lake Luzerne N.Y.' lower left. Measures 3.4375 in. x 10.875 in. EX/EX+ condition. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. Provenance: the Mark Rucker Collection. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items.

Panoramic Photo Postcard Luzerne, Inn New York

Panoramic RPPC Ballston Spa Country Club

Auction Estimate $50-$80

Circa 1920's Ballston Spa, New York panoramic real photo postcard. Titled 'Ballston Spa Country Club 9th Green and Club House.' lower left. Measures 3.5 in. x 10.875 in. EX/EX+ condition. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. Provenance: the Mark Rucker Collection. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items.

Panoramic RPPC Ballston Spa Country Club

Edward Curtis Photogravure on Gampi Paper

Auction Estimate $200-$300

Edward S. Curtis (American 1868 - 1952) photogravure on Japanese Gampi Tissue Paper. Titled 'Apache Girl lower left. 'From Copyright Photograph 1906 by E. S. Curtis' below image lower center. Measures 8.25 in. x 6 in. image size and measures 9.625 in. x 12.625 in. sheet size. There is toning over most of the gampi tissue sheet from exposure to light. Unframed, loose and not glued or mounted.

Edward Curtis Photogravure on Gampi Paper

Auction Information Winter Curated Collectibles

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Auction Date

Thursday, February 13th • 9am PDT

Preview Dates

Wednesday, February 12th • 1pm-5pm PDT
Thursday, February 13th • 8am-9am PDT

Auction Location

510 Morgan Street • Davenport WA 99122

Auction Pick Up

Friday, February 14th • 9am-4:30pm PDT
at 510 Morgan Street in Davenport

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A very interesting and eclectic offering including a large silver age comic book collection that includes Spider-man, X-Men, Daredevil and more. Two large collections of movie memorabilia that includes posters, lobby cards, publicity photos, magazines and more with more items from the Robert Osborne collection. Advertising beer trays, signs, antique typewriters and much, much more.

Auction Information Fine and Decorative Arts, Native American and Asian

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Auction Date

Thursday, February 27th • 9am PDT

Preview Dates

Wednesday, February 26th • 1pm-5pm PDT
Thursday, February 27th • 8am-9am PDT

Auction Location

510 Morgan Street • Davenport WA 99122

Auction Pick Up

Friday, February 28th • 9am-4:30pm PDT
at 510 Morgan Street in Davenport

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An offering of Native American baskets, beadwork, Southwest and Native jewelry and more. Includes prints by Jay Rummel, Walasse Ting, Joe Jones, Montague Dawson and more. Chinese porcelain including a fine pair of large covered jars, Japanese antiques, sculptures, antique oriental rugs, Navajo rugs and more.

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Auction Date

Thursday, Month Yth • 9am PDT

Preview Dates

Wednesday, Month Xth • 1pm-5pm PDT
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Auction Location

510 Morgan Street • Davenport WA 99122

Auction Pick Up

Friday, Month Zth • 9am-4:30pm PDT
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