Located at the VFW Building at 156 Hill Street, Lyndonville, Vermont
This year's auction brings together the paper collected by three local men: Bob Williams, Duane Willey, and Mark Hughes, renowned for their knowledge of early steam engines, farm implements, and tools. In addition to lots of agricultural and tool catalogues and manuals, we have a good assortment of early magazines and newspapers, advertising, lots of collectible books, postcards, a nice lot of early photos of Montpelier, Civil War papers from the RI 10th, and even Elizabeth Taylor's autograph! Magazines/ Newspapers: Lots of early ones that span the decades from the 1880's through the 1940's. Automobile: Kingham Universal Trailer Tales 1934, Motor Field, American Motorist, Automobile Digest. Agricultural: Practical Farmer, Farm and Fireside, The Farm Journal, The NE Homestead, American Cultivator, Rural New Yorker, Successful Farming, Farm Life, The Household Journal and Floral Life, American Creamery & Poultry Produce Review. Other: Primary Educator, The Power & Transmission, Youth's Companion, Harpers, Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Mechanix Illustrated, Post, Look, Life, Colliers, Ladies Home Journal. Lots of Great Covers! Books: A few examples - History: History of Newbury, Vt. 1920, Historical Sketches of the Discovery, Settlement, & Progress of Coos County & Vicinity 1841, Down the Great River 1889, Field- Dungeon-and Escape 1865 ,Grant and Sherman -Their Campaigns and Generals 1865. Medical: Rational Hydrotherapy - 2nd ed. 1903, The Anatomy of Melancholy 1859, The Dissector 1844. lg. leather Bible by Holman 1890 - Swedish version. 1852 Uncle Tom's Cabin v2, Yeats - The Tower 1st American edition, Posters in Miniature 1897, Sport with Gun and Rod 1883. Victorian children's books, and juvenile series sets- Hardy Boys, Tom Corbett, Bobbsey Twins, Thornton Burgess. Lots of early primers and texts. Hunting -sports- cooking. Comic books from the 50's and 60's. Collector's library of classic literature gilt décor. Postcards: Local, US, abroad, holiday, greeting. RCCP and colorized, linens. Vermont towns: Lyndon, Burke, Luneburg, St. Johnsbury, Barton, Newport, Montpelier, Burlington and many more. 14 card set of gold embossed Passion of Christ. Albums as found, and organized collections, souvenir packets from around the world. Photos: Nice sets of Montpelier views, flood, and the capital by SW Corse, AN Blanchard, and DE Ayers. Tintypes, early autos, Westmore, beautifully decorated leather photo album. Advertising: Victorian scrapbooks containing trade cards, loose trade cards, Vt. & national receipts- billheads- cards- pamphlets - brochures. Collection of milk bottle caps, posters, almanacs, calendars. Great agricultural and tool catalogs, manuals, and booklets. Misc: Civil War orders & papers from the RI 10th, Co.E. Sheet music, maps, scrapbooks, yearbooks from St. Johnsbury Trade School, UVM, Lancaster, Craftsbury, Peacham, MacIndoes. Town reports, autographs, huge poster of Nixon, and so much more! www.lussierauction.com for pictures and mailing list.
Terms: Cash or good check No Buyer's Premium 6% Sales tax w/o resale # Lunch available Auctioneers: Lussier Auction Service, Lyndonville, Vermont 802-535-6100 802-626-8892 Preview: Friday, March 17 - 3 pm to 6pm and sale morning from 8:30am.