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Group of Signed Books from Matthew Connelly?s Library.
Group of Signed Books from Matthew Connelly?s Library. Including Ezequiel Ordonez?s ÐEl Volcan de ParicutinÓ (Mexico, 1947), half leather marbled covers, 56 single-side photo-plates, 4to, copy numbered 101, tri-lingual text (French-English-Spanish) signed to Mr. Matt Connelly by the author, March 4, 1947; William Ziff?s ÐThe Gentlemen Talk of Peace (New York, 1944), inscribed by the author to Connelly, aide to then Vice President Truman; Donald Day?s ÐFranklin D. Roosevelt?s Own StoryÓ (Boston, 1951), first edition, fine copy with faulty jacket, inscribed by author to Connelly; A. Merriman Smith?s ÐThank You Mr. President, A White House Notebook,Ó inscription to Matthew Connelly reading: ÐTo Matthew J. Connelly, One of the truly strong men of the Truman Administration, with his quiet, unassuming competence _ And his annoying habit of never spilling any inside dope.Ó Together with ÐAround the World with Jigger, Beaker and FlaskÓ with Matthew J. Connelly?s name embossed on front cover. Five items, four author inscribed and signed. All first editions. Generally good. Potter & Potter Auctions
Mason & Co. Faro Table.
Mason & Co. Faro Table. Denver, ca. 1880s. Fancy claw-footed nineteenth century faro table with two drawers, inset tray. Later felt covering. Surface overall 67 x 41?. Height 35?. Stenciled by Mason & Co. on the underside of both drawers and table. Potter & Potter Auctions
Judge?s Library ?Ante Up? Poker Issue.
Judge?s Library ?Ante Up? Poker Issue. No. 37. April, 1892. The issue entirely devoted to poker. Color lithographed cover illustration depicts a rear-view of a young man at the card table, his hand holding four aces, poker chips stacked at his side. 4to. Wrappers chipped, mild wave to text block. Good. One of fewer than six examples known. Potter & Potter Auctions
Cocteau Plate. ?La Sibylle,? 1958.
Cocteau, Jean. Cocteau Plate. ?La Sibylle,? 1958. France, 1958. Terracota ceramic plate with blue, pink, and white oxides, inscribed and dated lower left, and on the reverse: ?Edition Originale de Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly?. From the edition of 30 examples. Diam. 14?. Near fine. Potter & Potter Auctions
Little Orphan Annie. 18 Big Little Books.
Little Orphan Annie. 18 Big Little Books. Racine: Whitman Publishers, 1928-1946. Titles include In the Thieves? Den #1446; The Underground Hideout #1481; The Secret of the Well #1417; The Gooneyville Mystery #1435; The Ancient Treasure of AM #1414 (two copies); The Mysterious Shoemaker #1449; The $1,000,000 Formula #1186; The Big Train Robbery; Little Orphan Annie #1162 (two copies); In the Movies #1416; The Ghost Gang #1154; And Sandy #716; Her Junior Commandos #1457; The Haunted Mansion #1482; With the Circus #1103; and Chizzler. Generally good. Some chipping, edgewear, browning, and sunning. Potter & Potter Auctions

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