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Q1122 - Marvin Oleshansky Book Auction. Falls Church VA 22046

Quinn's Auction Galleries is pleased to present our latest Book Auction on Thursday, January 26th at 2:05 PM ET. In person preview BY APPOINTMENT ONLY beginning Tuesday, January 17th. To make an appointment, request a condition report/additional photos, or have questions please contact Andrew@QuinnsAuction.com. Contact shipping@quinnsauction.com for our shipping partner list. Please note 27% buyers premium for our auction. Pick up will be scheduled through the link provided on your invoice starting January 30th. If you arrive without a designated appointment in our system you may be asked to wait until we can accommodate you and/or not allowed to pick up your items at that time, with no exceptions to aforementioned. Open Mon-Friday. Please bring your own packing materials to pack your items yourself. All winning lots must be picked up or have a scheduled pick up appointment with a shipper within 14 days at the close of the auction.
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Hine. Men at Work. 1932. First edition. - Lewis W. Hine. Men at Work. Photographic Studies of Modern Men and Machines. Macmillan Company, New York, 1932. Black-stamped green cloth with hoto-pictorial dust jacket. First edition of Hine�s only book published in his - Lot 80
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  • Hine. Men at Work. 1932. First edition.
    Lot 80 - Lewis W. Hine. Men at Work. Photographic Studies of Modern Men and Machines. Macmillan Company, New York, 1932. Black-stamped green cloth with hoto-pictorial dust jacket. First edition of Hine�s only book published in his
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  • Anna Pavlova. Translated from the Russian by A. Grey. Signed by Anna Pavlova. - Valerian Yakovlevich Ivchenko (pseud. Valerian Svetlov).Anna Pavlova. Paris: M. de Brunoff, 1922. First edition in English, No. 127 of 300 copies signed by the publisher. Additionally boldly signed by Anna Pavlova on the half-title. Large quarto. Original paper wrappers. Housed in original marbled gilt paper case. With 24 photogravure plates by Bakst, Barbier, Serov, Soudekine, and others, numerous photogravures and woodcuts in text, text within red frame throughout. The Dance Library, 2452; Magriel, Bibliography of Dancing, 126. Moderate wear to case, tearing to edge, top panel lacking. Spine lacking to quarto. Internally fine and clean. - Lot 133
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  • Anna Pavlova. Translated from the Russian by A. Grey. Signed by Anna Pavlova.
    Lot 133 - Valerian Yakovlevich Ivchenko (pseud. Valerian Svetlov).Anna Pavlova. Paris: M. de Brunoff, 1922. First edition in English, No. 127 of 300 copies signed by the publisher. Additionally boldly signed by Anna Pavlova on the half-title. Large quarto. Original paper wrappers. Housed in original marbled gilt paper case. With 24 photogravure plates by Bakst, Barbier, Serov, Soudekine, and others, numerous photogravures and woodcuts in text, text within red frame throughout. The Dance Library, 2452; Magriel, Bibliography of Dancing, 126. Moderate wear to case, tearing to edge, top panel lacking. Spine lacking to quarto. Internally fine and clean.
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  • 66 vols. Occult. - [Occult] 66 vols. in hardcover and paperback. Includes titles on magic, Satanism and astrology. - Lot 15
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  • 66 vols. Occult.
    Lot 15 - [Occult] 66 vols. in hardcover and paperback. Includes titles on magic, Satanism and astrology.
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  • Shakespeare. The Sonnets. Swallow Press. - Shakespeare, William. The Sonnets. The Swallow Press, London, 1975. No. 141 of 300 copies signed by Robert Graves, the designer, Edward Burrett and the artist, Clarke Hutton. Bound in full tan Niger Morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Housed in original purple and gold paper covered slipcase. Top edge gilt. Minor rubbing to slipcase. - Lot 92
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  • Shakespeare. The Sonnets. Swallow Press.
    Lot 92 - Shakespeare, William. The Sonnets. The Swallow Press, London, 1975. No. 141 of 300 copies signed by Robert Graves, the designer, Edward Burrett and the artist, Clarke Hutton. Bound in full tan Niger Morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Housed in original purple and gold paper covered slipcase. Top edge gilt. Minor rubbing to slipcase.
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  • 8 vols. Works and Letters of H. P. Lovecraft. - Works and Letters of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. 8 volumes. (1) Selected Letters Volumes I-III. Arkham House, 1965-71. 4 volumes, with duplicate Vol. I. All first printings with $7.50 on inside flap. Volumes I and III inscribed by co-editor, Donald Wandrei to Marvin Oleshansky dated June 27th 1973. and May 15th 1975. Minor wear. (2) Frank Belknap Long. Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Night Side. Arkham House, 1975. Hardcover and dust jacket. Signed by Long on front flyleaf. Minor wear. (3) H. P. Lovecraft. Dagon and Other Macabre tales. Arkham House, 1965. Hardcover and dust jacket. First printing with $6.50 on inside flap. Minor wear, stain to rear panel of jacket. (4) The Dark Brotherhood and other pieces. Arkham House, 1966. Hardcover and dust jacket. Minor wear. (5) Three Tales of Horror. Arkham House, 1967. Illustrated by Lee Brown Coye, Hardcover and dust jacket. - Lot 90
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  • 8 vols. Works and Letters of H. P. Lovecraft.
    Lot 90 - Works and Letters of Howard Phillips Lovecraft. 8 volumes. (1) Selected Letters Volumes I-III. Arkham House, 1965-71. 4 volumes, with duplicate Vol. I. All first printings with $7.50 on inside flap. Volumes I and III inscribed by co-editor, Donald Wandrei to Marvin Oleshansky dated June 27th 1973. and May 15th 1975. Minor wear. (2) Frank Belknap Long. Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Night Side. Arkham House, 1975. Hardcover and dust jacket. Signed by Long on front flyleaf. Minor wear. (3) H. P. Lovecraft. Dagon and Other Macabre tales. Arkham House, 1965. Hardcover and dust jacket. First printing with $6.50 on inside flap. Minor wear, stain to rear panel of jacket. (4) The Dark Brotherhood and other pieces. Arkham House, 1966. Hardcover and dust jacket. Minor wear. (5) Three Tales of Horror. Arkham House, 1967. Illustrated by Lee Brown Coye, Hardcover and dust jacket.
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  • 5 vols. Vintage Bachelor Magazines. - [Periodical] Features 5 volumes of Bachelor magazine,with issues from 1937-1938. - Lot 104
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  • 5 vols. Vintage Bachelor Magazines.
    Lot 104 - [Periodical] Features 5 volumes of Bachelor magazine,with issues from 1937-1938.
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  • 55 vols. Decorative Arts. - [DecArts] 55 vols. in hardcover and paperback. Includes titles on Rosenthal, Calder, and Modernism. With a copy of Calder Jewelry, 2007 in near fine condition. - Lot 6
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  • 55 vols. Decorative Arts.
    Lot 6 - [DecArts] 55 vols. in hardcover and paperback. Includes titles on Rosenthal, Calder, and Modernism. With a copy of Calder Jewelry, 2007 in near fine condition.
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  • 7 vols. Works of Donald Wandrei. Some Signed. - Collection of 7 volumes of works by Donald Wandrei. (1) 2 copies. Dark Odyssey. Webb Publishing Co., St. Paul, Minn, 1931. 8vo. Black cloth. Both signed on limitation page and one of 400 copies. One copy additional signed and dated on front flyleaf "For Marvin Oleshanksky - The best lines on these pages are Howards [reference to the writer's brother] - Donald Wandrei May 12, 1984." (2) 2 copies. The Eye and The Finger. Arkham House, 1944. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket. Both copies with "From the Library of Donald Wandrei" card tipped in." (3) The Web of Easter Island. Arkham House, 1948. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket. Signed on front flyleaf, "Sincerely, Donald Wandrei". (4) Poems for Midnight. Arkham House, 1964. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket. Signed on front flyleaf, "Sincerely, Donald Wandrei" with tipped in "From the Library of Donald Wandrei" card. (5) Strange Harvest. Arkham House, 1965. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket. - Lot 94
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  • 7 vols. Works of Donald Wandrei. Some Signed.
    Lot 94 - Collection of 7 volumes of works by Donald Wandrei. (1) 2 copies. Dark Odyssey. Webb Publishing Co., St. Paul, Minn, 1931. 8vo. Black cloth. Both signed on limitation page and one of 400 copies. One copy additional signed and dated on front flyleaf "For Marvin Oleshanksky - The best lines on these pages are Howards [reference to the writer's brother] - Donald Wandrei May 12, 1984." (2) 2 copies. The Eye and The Finger. Arkham House, 1944. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket. Both copies with "From the Library of Donald Wandrei" card tipped in." (3) The Web of Easter Island. Arkham House, 1948. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket. Signed on front flyleaf, "Sincerely, Donald Wandrei". (4) Poems for Midnight. Arkham House, 1964. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket. Signed on front flyleaf, "Sincerely, Donald Wandrei" with tipped in "From the Library of Donald Wandrei" card. (5) Strange Harvest. Arkham House, 1965. 8vo. Hardcover and dust jacket.
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  • 24 vols. Freud. The Psychological Works. - Sigmund Freud. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud. London, Hogarth Press. 24 volumes, complete. Blue cloth. Lacking dust jackets. Condition: MInor rubbing. - Lot 79
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  • 24 vols. Freud. The Psychological Works.
    Lot 79 - Sigmund Freud. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud. London, Hogarth Press. 24 volumes, complete. Blue cloth. Lacking dust jackets. Condition: MInor rubbing.
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  • 11 vols. Works by August Derelth & Donald Wondrei. - Collection of Works by August Derelth and Donald Wandrei. 11 volumes, all but one published by Arkham House. August Derelth: (1) The Trail of Cthulhu. Arkham House, 1962. Hardcover and dust jacket. (2) H.P.L.: A Memoir. Ben Abramson, New York, 1945. Hardcover and dust jacket. (3) The Reminiscences of Solar Pons. Arkham House, 1961. Hardcover and dust jacket. (4) Dark Things. Arkham House, 1971. Hardcover and dust jacket. (5) Lonesome Places. Arkham House, 1962. Hardcover and dust jacket. (6) 100 Books by August Derleth. Arkham House, 1962. Original wraps. Donald Wandrei: (7) 2 copies. The Eye and the Finger. Arkham House, 1944. Hardcover and dust jacket. 1 copy with "From the Library of Donald Wandrei" card tipped in. (8) The Web of Easter Island. Arkham House, 1948. Hardcover and dust jacket. (9) Poems for Midnight. Arkham House, 1964. Hardcover and dust jacket. (10) Strange Harvest. Arkham House, 1965. Hardcover and dust jacket. Minor wear and rubbing to volumes. - Lot 91
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  • 11 vols. Works by August Derelth & Donald Wondrei.
    Lot 91 - Collection of Works by August Derelth and Donald Wandrei. 11 volumes, all but one published by Arkham House. August Derelth: (1) The Trail of Cthulhu. Arkham House, 1962. Hardcover and dust jacket. (2) H.P.L.: A Memoir. Ben Abramson, New York, 1945. Hardcover and dust jacket. (3) The Reminiscences of Solar Pons. Arkham House, 1961. Hardcover and dust jacket. (4) Dark Things. Arkham House, 1971. Hardcover and dust jacket. (5) Lonesome Places. Arkham House, 1962. Hardcover and dust jacket. (6) 100 Books by August Derleth. Arkham House, 1962. Original wraps. Donald Wandrei: (7) 2 copies. The Eye and the Finger. Arkham House, 1944. Hardcover and dust jacket. 1 copy with "From the Library of Donald Wandrei" card tipped in. (8) The Web of Easter Island. Arkham House, 1948. Hardcover and dust jacket. (9) Poems for Midnight. Arkham House, 1964. Hardcover and dust jacket. (10) Strange Harvest. Arkham House, 1965. Hardcover and dust jacket. Minor wear and rubbing to volumes.
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  • 17 vols. Mythology/Magic/Religion. - [Mythology] 17 vols. in hardcover and paperback. - Lot 58
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  • 17 vols. Mythology/Magic/Religion.
    Lot 58 - [Mythology] 17 vols. in hardcover and paperback.
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  • 45 vols. Photography. - [Photography] 45 vols. in hardcover and paperback. - Lot 30
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  • 45 vols. Photography.
    Lot 30 - [Photography] 45 vols. in hardcover and paperback.
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  • 49 vols. Photography. - [Photography] 49 vols. in hardcover and paperback. - Lot 59
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  • 49 vols. Photography.
    Lot 59 - [Photography] 49 vols. in hardcover and paperback.
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  • Herbert. Dune. Book Club Edition in DJ. - Herbert, Frank. Dune. Philadelphia, Chilton Book Company, 1965. Red boards stamped in black, pictorial dust jacket. First Book Club Edition. Herbert's influential sci-fi classic. - Lot 77
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  • Herbert. Dune. Book Club Edition in DJ.
    Lot 77 - Herbert, Frank. Dune. Philadelphia, Chilton Book Company, 1965. Red boards stamped in black, pictorial dust jacket. First Book Club Edition. Herbert's influential sci-fi classic.
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  • 45 vols. Japanese Art. - [Asian Art] 45 vols. in hardcover and paperback. - Lot 72
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  • 45 vols. Japanese Art.
    Lot 72 - [Asian Art] 45 vols. in hardcover and paperback.
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  • 52 vols. Contemporary Art - [Art] 52 vols. in hardcover and paperback. Includes collection books, and, art memoirs. - Lot 17
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  • 52 vols. Contemporary Art
    Lot 17 - [Art] 52 vols. in hardcover and paperback. Includes collection books, and, art memoirs.
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  • Wandrei. Ecstasy and Dark Odyssey. 1 signed. - The first two books written by Donald Wandrei. (1) Ecstasy and Other Poems. Recluse Press, Athol Mass., 1928. 8vo. Purple cloth with original glassine jacket. A fine copy of the the author first book. Minor chips to edges of jacket. (2) Dark Odyssey. Webb Publishing Co., St. Paul, Minn, 1931. Illustrated by Howard Wandrei. No. 217 of 400 copies. Unsigned on limitation page. Inscribed on front flyleaf by Wandrei in ink, "For Helen - To remember July 15-19th 1933. Donald Wandrei. 8vo. Black cloth with gold paper jacket. Minor chipping loss to dust jacket. Publishers error on page 17 corner margin of a mechanical tear almost separating the corner from page. - Lot 95
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  • Wandrei. Ecstasy and Dark Odyssey. 1 signed.
    Lot 95 - The first two books written by Donald Wandrei. (1) Ecstasy and Other Poems. Recluse Press, Athol Mass., 1928. 8vo. Purple cloth with original glassine jacket. A fine copy of the the author first book. Minor chips to edges of jacket. (2) Dark Odyssey. Webb Publishing Co., St. Paul, Minn, 1931. Illustrated by Howard Wandrei. No. 217 of 400 copies. Unsigned on limitation page. Inscribed on front flyleaf by Wandrei in ink, "For Helen - To remember July 15-19th 1933. Donald Wandrei. 8vo. Black cloth with gold paper jacket. Minor chipping loss to dust jacket. Publishers error on page 17 corner margin of a mechanical tear almost separating the corner from page.
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  • 21 vols. Militaria. - [Militaria] 21 vols. in hardcover and paperback. - Lot 53
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  • 21 vols. Militaria.
    Lot 53 - [Militaria] 21 vols. in hardcover and paperback.
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  • 40 vols. Modern Art. - [Art] 40 vols. in hardcover and paperback. - Lot 42
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  • 40 vols. Modern Art.
    Lot 42 - [Art] 40 vols. in hardcover and paperback.
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  • 6 vols. Arkham House Publications. - Arkham House Publications. 6 volumes. (1) Margery Lawrence. Number Seven Queer Street. Mycroft and Moran, 1946. Hardcover and dust jacket. (2) Robert Bloch. Pleasant Dreams. Arkham House, 1960. Hardcover and dust jacket. (3) Carl Jacobi. Portraits in Moonlight. Arkham House, 1964. Hardcover and dust jacket. (4) Carl Jacobi. Disclosures in Scarlet. Arkham House, 1972. Hardcover and dust jacket. (5) Evangeline Walton. Witch House. Arkham House, 1945. Hardcover and dust jacket. (6) Frank Belknap Long. The Horror from the Hills. Arkham House, 1963. First edition, first issue. With blank verso page after title page. Jaffery 76. - Lot 89
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  • 6 vols. Arkham House Publications.
    Lot 89 - Arkham House Publications. 6 volumes. (1) Margery Lawrence. Number Seven Queer Street. Mycroft and Moran, 1946. Hardcover and dust jacket. (2) Robert Bloch. Pleasant Dreams. Arkham House, 1960. Hardcover and dust jacket. (3) Carl Jacobi. Portraits in Moonlight. Arkham House, 1964. Hardcover and dust jacket. (4) Carl Jacobi. Disclosures in Scarlet. Arkham House, 1972. Hardcover and dust jacket. (5) Evangeline Walton. Witch House. Arkham House, 1945. Hardcover and dust jacket. (6) Frank Belknap Long. The Horror from the Hills. Arkham House, 1963. First edition, first issue. With blank verso page after title page. Jaffery 76.
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