Fine Books & Manuscripts

Sale 2658B

June 1, 2013


Fine Books & Manuscripts


Devon Gray
Department Director 508.970.3293

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Auction 2658B
Saturday, June 1 11AM 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA

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Lots 1–58


1 Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Document Signed, April, 1794. Single page on laid paper with partial eagle watermark, inscribed on one side, with court information on the verso. A written indictment by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts against Peter Hilliston for the theft of one pair of cotton stockings, worth six shillings, from Samuel Cobb, in Adams’s hand, with his signature, “J.Q. Adams, pro Rep, pro Tem.” Folded in thirds, some toning to the inscribed third on the obverse, small damp stain, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. On June 3, 1794, President Washington tapped Adams to serve as American ambassador to the Netherlands. This court document, made just before Washington’s appointment, catches a twenty-seven-year-old Adams amid his newly successful law career. $400-600


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2 Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 5 February 1815. Two inscribed pages on a wove paper bifolium with holograph self-envelope on the verso of the conjugate leaf, with wax seal intact, postmarks, and later filing notes. To Levett Harris (c. 1784-1839?), then American consul to Russia, passing along basic logistical information (travels of Mrs. Adams, requests to post letters, sailing schedules of boats), news from home (National Bank established through both Houses; Convention sitting at Hartford “with closed doors”; the death of Vice President Gerry, and naming of Gaillard president pro-tem of the Senate until the next presidential election), and international news (arrangements at the Congress Vienna are completed, Emperor Alexander on his way home to Saint Petersburg, “May the world long enjoy the blessing of a general peace”). The verso, a full-paged postscript, is concerned with an international dispute about the exclusivity of steamship inventor Robert Fulton’s (1765-1815) patents in and contracts with the English and Russians for steamboat building and ferry services. Sadly, Fulton died nineteen days after Adams completed this letter. Old folds, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

3 Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Ship’s Passport, 3 June 1825. Single parchment page, partially printed document with an engraving of a ship and a lighthouse above the text, with a paper seal, completed by hand and signed by Adams in New Bedford, Massachusetts, countersigned by Henry Clay, as Secretary of State. Insuring the passage of the brig Formax of New Bedford, signatures and notes on the verso, old folds, wavy cut at top, as issued, doubleglazed, 14 1/2 x 10 in. $600-800 4 Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Printed Document Signed, 1 January 1796. Single page, partially printed document on laid paper. Appointing Actor Patten Captain of a Company in the first Regiment of the First Brigade, Eighth Division of the Militia of Massachusetts, signed as governor, with his seal, countersigned by John Avery, folded into sixths, broken along the folds, 15 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. [with] William King (1768-1852) Partially Printed Document Signed, 29 June 1820. Single page, laid paper, sealed. Appointing Actor Patten Junior, Esquire Justice of the Peace. Countersigned by the Secretary of State, Arthur Ware, old folds, some worn, edges toned, 14 x 9 1/2 in. (2) $800-1,000


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5 Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1868]. Small laid paper bifolium inscribed on all four pages. To Thomas Niles, her publisher, making editorial notes pursuant to the publication of Little Women. Folded, with an ink smudge of the author’s partial fingerprint, formally mounted, with a thin scrim of paper from the mount adhering to the blank margin along the fold on the verso; 5 x 4 in. when folded. Mr. Niles, I send the design with May’s alterations. She cannot do much but has put a snood onto Meg, & shaded here and there. About the title, we think that if a second one is needed, “Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy” simply, is enough, for it isn’t the story of their lives, & any-thing like “the story of” [crossed out] a year of their times is suggestive of Leslie Goldthwaite. My sister does not want to be identified as one of the little women & prefers to have it stand - “illustrated by May Alcott.” Pray excuse this untidy note but my small nephew is in my lap recovering from a tumble & his gambols are not conducive to elegance of handwriting. Yours in haste, L.M.A. $3,000-4,000 6 Artists and Illustrators, Letters and Ephemera, 20th Century. Three-ring notebook containing autograph and typed letters from a variety of modern artists and book illustrators, postcards, and other printed ephemera, mostly from the 1990s; the letters mostly addressed to Edward Worth of Worcester, Massachusetts; including five letters by Pam Rueter (1906-1998); an amusing ALS from Chance Browne (b. 1948); an ALS from Barry Moser (b. 1940); two ANS with holograph envelopes from Leonard Baskin (1922-2000); and others. $400-600

7 Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy (1889-1977) Manuscript Notebook and The Parables. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. An inscription in the beginning of The Parables is signed in an unknown system of code writing which may be attributable to Baldridge; this volume is accompanied by a commercially-produced cloth-covered hardback notebook filled with 105 pages, which contain 210 original drawings, in pencil and colored pencil, all executed using the same symbols; pages evenly toned, some pages missing, the notebook 7 x 4 3/4 in. $3,500-4,500 8 Benton, Thomas Hart (politician) (17821858) Autograph Letter Signed, 11 December 1827. Single wove paper bifolium, watermarked Amies, Philadelphia; inscribed on two and half pages. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864) expressing his enthusiastic belief that Andrew Jackson will defeat John Quincy Adams in the 1828 presidential election. With old folds, self-wrapping holograph envelope with seal and postmark, two marginal closed tears, otherwise good. Even though Benton shot Andrew Jackson in 1813, he supported him in the presidential race against John Quincy Adams in 1824, and again in Jackson’s successful 1828 rematch against Adams. In this letter, Benton predicts that Adams “will be without one vote in the nine western states.” “The general conviction is that the game is up. [...] My own opinion is that [Andrew] J[ackson]’s election is just as certain as any human event can be, and in this I am joined by all our friends without exception.” $400-600

9 Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990) Correspondence to Reneé Longy. One autograph postcard signed, “Dear R., I fervently hope the minor operation is truly minor! What a shame you couldn’t make it. In any case, I leave here for good on the 21st, which is any minute, zut, and it’s been just a flimsy shadow of a summer, so brief, & almost all gray rain. Eh bien, alors, comme M. de la Rochefoucauld a dit... Love you & be well, Lenny,” post marked July 18, 1959, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. One typed postcard signed, “Dear R: Just a rushed word to say I haven’t forgotten, and to thank you for your sweet note on the occasion of November fourteenth. What a memory! I’m so glad modern music goes so well in the Mad South, and let me hear how Longy goes in the Mad South. Love: Lenny, December 16, 1952, New York City. One small autograph note signed, “Chere Reneé: GLOIRE pour ‘78! Love, Lenny & Felicia Xmas ‘77.” [and] One Western Union telegram with envelope, “Madame Reneé Longy, Drs. Hospital, Coral Gables, FLO, Trying to reach you by phone sending every wish and blessing for speedy recovery and eagerly looking forward to our February reunion. Love, Spooky Bernstein,” October 27, 1962; all addressed to Reneé Longy, various sizes, age toning, tape on the Christmas note, telegram is folded. (4) $800-1,000 10 Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Signed Telegram Form. Mobile, Alabama, 2 April 1865. One page, to Brigadier Daniel Ruggles (18101897), apologizing for not having any infantry to spare, matted and framed, with a portrait, 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 overall. $250-350

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11 California and Far West Correspondence, 1870s-1890s, Wilbur Family, of Illinois. Forty letters, thirty-seven of which are accompanied by their original envelopes, cancelled postage intact; twenty-nine postcards; four Western Union telegraph forms in original envelopes with postage; six empty envelopes with postage, some from telegraph companies; a broadside advertising Toler’s monthly excursions to California; and one framed photographic portrait of a man, as yet unidentified, but connected to the correspondence. Postmarks on the envelopes and postcards include Cheyenne, WY; Maricopa, AZ; Tucson, AZ; Carson City, NC; Battle Mountain, NV; Geneva, WI; Reno, NV; Bodie, CA; St. Louis, MO; Suisun City, CA; Lathrop, CA; Mesilla, NM; Shakespeare, NM; and others.

All of the letters are written by Albert Harper Wilbur (dates unknown), and are addressed to either his brother, George Willis Wilbur (1851-1931), or their mother, Sarah Ann Cook Wilbur (1816-1904) in Belvidere, Illinois, Boone County. According to the Beinecke Library, which owns a large collection of manuscript material relating to the Wilbur family, Albert went to school in Belvidere during the Civil War, studied for at least one year at Champaign university, and then worked at the P & A Railroad office in Belvidere. Albert first went west in 1875, and although gaps exist in his biography, we do know that he spent the next twenty or more years traveling the west, never settling anywhere for long. $5,000-7,000

12 Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Partially Printed Document, Signed. Single parchment sheet, printed with a military-themed engraved frame and Cyrillic letterpress text in the center, wax seal is missing, leaving red waxy residue, Moscow, 2 October 1775, 15 1/4 x 11 in., a military patent. $700-900


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13 Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Autograph Letter Signed, Ashland, 6 December 1847. Single wove paper page. To Judge Francis Taliaferro Brooke (1763-1851), mentioning a speech of his own, and another by Albert Gallatin (1761-1849), entitled Peace with Mexico, and discussing a case he was to argue before the Supreme Court, Houston v. The City Bank of New Orleans; old folds, some spots, marginal bumping and slight toning, 10 x 8 in. This letter was published in the Washington Daily National Intelligencer, on December 30, 1847, but the addressee was not identified. In their similar speeches, Clay and Gallatin argue that the U.S. was responsible for starting the hostilities on the Texas-Mexico boundary that lead to the Mexican-American War, which claimed the life of Henry Clay Junior earlier in 1847. $700-900 14 Conner, Samuel Shepard (1783-1820) Political and Military Theory Manuscript, c. 1807. Folio, seventeen leaves, disbound, each leaf in a protective sleeve; sheets ruled in red, lined by hand; some chipping, thumbing, ink-burnt holes, water stains, generally good, legible, 12 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. Conner, Yale graduate, attorney, and lieutenant colonel in the War of 1812, was also recognized as a persuasive anti-Federalist political writer. He and President Madison were of one mind at the opening of the War of 1812. In this seemingly unpublished work, Conner rails against Napoleon, the French Revolution, and an American tendency to value the role of militias over organized armed forces. “Is it the province of patriotism to compose lullaby speeches, like the ‘creamcolored parasites’ of the day, to pamper the vanity of the people, and unstring their nerves, at a time when every exertion should be racked, and every muscle should be strained? [...] The patriotism of Washington induced him to recommend the establishment of a navy on a solid and increasing basis; to prepare a permanent land force, and to institute universities for the purpose of cherishing and disseminating military science.” $500-700 15 Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) Typed Letter Signed, 30 May 1957. Single page of Copland’s Shady Lane Farm stationery, Ossining, New York. To Reneé Longy, advising her of his whereabouts in early June, thanking her for sending a program from As It Fell, and saying he also sees very little of Lenny (Bernstein?) because Bernstein is a very (underlined, emphasis Copland) busy man. One center fold, with typed envelope, old glue mark or disintegrated rubber band debris adhering to return address on verso of envelope, unfolded letter measures 6 x 8 in. [with] Correspondence from other composers: David Diamond (1915-2005) signed Christmas


card with envelope, December 19, 1940; Ned Rorem (b. 1923) autograph letter signed, on YMCA stationery, describing his activities as a new graduate student at Yale, from New Haven, 8 September 1951, with torn envelope; Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987) snapshot of Persichetti dragging a new cut Christmas tree with wishes of the season in blank lower margin in green felt-tip marker, 18 December 1978, with envelope; and a Western Union telegram from Randall Thompson (1899-1984), 8 June 1947. (5) $400-600

16 Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) Letter Signed, 24 October 1866, Rochester, New York. Single sheet, wove paper, inscribed on one side. To A.P. [?] Capen Esquire of Stoughton, Massachusetts, agreeing to lecture in Stoughton on Friday, December seventh, and quoting his fee of fifty dollars. Sheet was detached from its original conjugate with a neat tear, old folds, some wearing through; spotting, offsetting, and minor holes in paper, not affecting content or legibility, 5 x 8 in. $2,000-3,000

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17 Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Scrapbook Related to the Dedication of a Memorial Statue in Kyoto, Japan, 1966. Japanese-produced silk brocade album with handmade endleaves, consisting of a ten-leaf album containing approximately thirty black and white photographs of the Edison statute and events around its dedication, with three 8 x 10 in. color photographs of Edison’s daughter Madeleine Edison Sloane (1888-1979) in Japan, a letter from Yoshijiro Ishikawa, with a photograph and the original envelope; and two copies of the illustrated brochure produced for the eighth International Edison Birthday Celebration in Japan, 1964; album is 13 x 12 1/2 in. The statue was created for the Matsushita Electric Industrial Company, now known as Panasonic. $300-500

18 Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Signed Black and White Photographic Portrait. Inscribed to L.H. Long, “one of the pioneers of the industrial truck,” Edison in his laboratory, dressed in vest, jacket and bowtie, with a dark flower in his lapel, framed, the photograph 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in., matted and framed, 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. overall. $800-1,000 19 European Royalty, Twelve Signed Letters and Documents. All on paper, mostly 18th century, mostly Holy Roman Emperors, including a letter by Gustav III, King of Sweden (1746-1792), and one written by Leopold II (1747-1792) less than a week before his sudden and suspicious death. (12) $800-1,000


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20 Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782. One page, on parchment, in brown and red ink, signed as Massachusetts Governor, appointing Joshua Wetherle Captain Lieutenant of the artillery company commanded by Robert Davis, with old folds and rodent damage, very faded, mounted and framed, Hancock’s signature legible, countersigned by Secretary of the Commonwealth, John Avery. Joshua Wetherle operated a mint in Boston after the Revolution, producing the 1787 halfcent, and other copper coins. $300-500

21 Hancock, John. (1737-1793) Military Commission Signed, 15 April 1776. Printed document on paper, single page. Appointing Robert Walker third Captain in Colonel Samuel Elmore’s regiment. Framed and matted, fragmentary along old folds, mounted on old silk, with edges showing some browning from the adhesive or old ink, not examined out of the frame, 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000 22 Heifetz, Jascha (1901-1987) Signed Photograph, 26 February 1938. To Jimmy and Amy Sturm, glossy black and white photograph, framed, rippled, surface adhering to the interior of the glass, 8 x 10 in. $300-500

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23 Houston, Samuel (1793-1863) Autograph and Secretarial Letter, Signed, 1 November 1836. Paper bifolium inscribed on two and a half pages. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864) describing the current situation in Texas, and the recent elections, (Houston was elected President) and expressing Texas’s interest in joining the United States. The first two pages of the letter in a secretarial hand, with the last two sentences, beginning, “Burnet is a poor dog...” in Houston’s hand, signed by Houston. Old folds, small stains, two holes, with the address and seal, and a New Orleans postmark on the verso, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. folded. I have just received your letter of the 6th August, and it gives me much pleasure to know that although far removed from the most of my old friends in the United States, they still evince some interest in my own prosperity and an anxious solicitude for the success of the great cause of political and religious liberty in Texas. The eyes of the world are upon us, and the events of the last twelve months have excited the generous sympathies of many patriots’ hearts. We are an infant Republic just emerging from the political season, dark and gloomy have been our prospects, difficulties and dangers have attended on every side, but that gloom has in a great measure been dissipated, these difficulties and dangers have been gloriously surmounted, and the bright star of Texian [sic] independence is now moving rapidly onward to the mountain of its glory. It is indeed enough for one man to have been the leader of that noble band who achieved the ever memorable victory of San Jacinto [April 21, 1836], and under the influence of that feeling, I had determined to hold no office under the government other than that which I then held, and to retire from that as soon as the circumstances of

my country would permit, to the powerful shade of private life, but the continued and increasing confidence of a grateful people has forced me from that determination, and by an almost unanimous voice called me to occupy the highest station within their gift. Placed in that peculiar position with regard to the other nations of the earth, many important duties must only devolve on me, some in the performance of which difficulties must be encountered, but relying with perfect confidence upon our ability to sustain the principles we have ordained I have reason to hope for the best results. The people of Texas have shown through the ballot box at the late election that they are decidedly in favor of annexation to the United States, and it is a matter worthy to be made known throughout your country that with the exception of about forty votes, they are unanimous on that subject, and so nearly are as allied in feeling and interest and in a geographical point of view, and springing as we do from our common ancestry, it is all but accomplished, it cannot fail to produce the happiest consequences. I think much might be done to facilitate this grand object through the public press, should our friends in different parts of the Union take the matter in hand and urge its importance upon the people, particularly the people of these western states who are accustomed to look to New Orleans as the only market for their products, for even now, could it find its way here a portion by no means inconsiderable, of this surplus, would meet with a needy sale at infinitely better prices than can be obtained in any part of the United States. Burnet is a poor dog, and I believe a very bad man, if not corrupt. [David G. Burnet (17881870) interim President of Texas] Major Ford is a clever sort of man and shall be provided for. [John Salmon “Rip” Ford (1815-1897)] Truly your friend, Sam Houston Write after to me! $20,000-30,000

24 Hunter, Edgar Hayes “Ted” Jr. (1914-1995) 1936 Olympics, Alpine Skiing. Including Hunter’s Olympic identification, with photograph; registration card; official certificate of participation; notarized statement of membership from the U.S. Eastern Amateur Ski Association; an original copy of the March 14, 1936 race day start list; four period Olympic brochures in German and/or English; a copy of the rules in English; Hunter’s F.I.S. medal from Innsbruck, 1936; the Charles Holmes Pettee medal awarded to Hunter in 1952, in the bottom half of the original leather case; an embroidered patch from the Ford Sayre Memorial ski race, Hanover, New Hampshire; nine reels of 8mm films of Hunter ski racing at the 1936 Olympics, and at other events in Sun Valley, Chile, on Mount Rainier, and elsewhere; and approximately eighteen issues of Olympia Zeitung, some duplicates; and a handful of newspaper clippings related to Hunter. $1,700-1,900 25 Huntington, Samuel (1731-1796) Two Documents. A single page manuscript paper document from the state of Connecticut, 1770, itemizing payments made to the judges of the superior court for their service to the state, including Judges Matthew Griswold, Robert Walker, and William Pitkin, with their signatures, and the signature of Samuel Huntington acting as Justice of the Peace, old folds, 7 1/2 x 12 in. [with] Another single page manuscript document addressed by Huntington to the Treasurer of the state of Connecticut, signed as governor, April 14, 1788, Norwich, requesting that Simeon Huntington (17401817) be paid two pounds fourteen shillings “out of the taxes appropriate for payment of the Civil list, and chargeth same in account for what is due from the state to your humble servant, Sam: Huntington” old folds, unevenly torn from a larger sheet, on corner missing, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. $400-600

26 Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Letters Patent, Signed, 2 August 1808. Two partially printed parchment leaves completed by hand and bound together with pink silk ribbon, large paper seal with ribbon beneath, also signed by James Madison as Secretary of State, issuing exclusive rights to Elihu Hotchkiss (1757-1840) for his strawcutting machine, old folds, toning, 11 3/4 x 14 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000


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27 Kansas State Constitution, Broadside, 1859. Leavenworth, Kansas: Printed at, and forwarded from the State Register Office, [1859]. Constitution of the State of Kansas adopted at Wyandott, July 29, 1859, rare broadside, all details comparable to those of the Newberry Library copy described in the Graff collection of Western Americana, including a manuscript note in pencil on the verso, “Hon John Casey,” and the small yellow State Register Office label pasted on the verso, Graff collection 2268; Hawley & Farley 52; old folds, some light edge toning, few small spots, 19 1/4 x 16 in. $6,000-8,000



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28 Kennedy Family, Photograph Collection, 1960s-1970s. Three signed photographs of Ted Kennedy, one signed photograph of Joan Kennedy, and a portrait of JFK with two examples of the 1964 Kennedy half dollars set into a commemorative matting, all of the above framed; four unframed 8 x 10 in. black and white photos: two of Joan Kennedy, one signed on the mat; one of Ted, Joan, and Robert Kennedy on a boat; another of Rose Kennedy and two men seated at a restaurant; four Christmas cards from Ted’s family, one of which is signed by Ted; two letters signed by Joan Kennedy, one by Rose, and one typed letter signed by rocket scientist Robert Goddard’s widow Esther, dated December 30, 1968, all letters with envelopes; one postcard signed by Ted, sent from Tunisia; other Kennedy-related ephemera, including Look magazine from December 3, 1963, and Life from November 29, 1963, both with cover stories on JFK; and thirty-six candid color snapshots of Ted, Robert, Joan, and other Kennedy family members and friends fishing, sailing, swimming, sometimes posing, including duplicates, most 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. Provenance: By descent through the family of Joseph T. Benedict (1912-1995), former president and chairman of Worcester Federal Savings Bank and Kennedy family friend. $400-600 30 Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Typed Letter Secretarial Signature, 23 May 1960. Single page, typed on U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy for President letterhead. To Joseph Benedict, thanking him for congratulations on Kennedy’s win in the West Virginia presidential primary, and encouraging sustained future support. Old folds, slight marginal toning, illegible ballpoint pen inscription beside the date, just under letterhead text, 8 1/2 x 11 in. Provenance: By descent through the family of Joseph T. Benedict (1912-1995), former president and chairman of Worcester Federal Savings Bank and Kennedy family friend. $500-750


29 Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Secretarially Inscribed Photograph. Framed 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. black and white portrait of JFK seated, hands together, arms resting on a table, a painting and a curtain are visible behind him; the photograph mounted on white card, with the following inscription, “To Joe Benedict, with my best wishes John Kennedy,” in the hand of Secretary II, framed, 14 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. overall. Provenance: By descent through the family of Joseph T. Benedict (1912-1995), former president and chairman of Worcester Federal Savings Bank and Kennedy family friend. $750-1,000

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31 Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963), Ephemera Archive, 1961-1965. Including invitations, tickets, programs, and other ephemera relating to the 1961 inauguration of JFK, inaugural galas and balls; invitations to Lyndon B. Johnson’s inauguration, and other related ephemera, including two special 1965 presidential inauguration license plates issued by the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles, unused, with the accompanying certificate; Kennedy’s inaugural address printed as a miniature book by St. Onge of Worcester, in a gold-tooled leather binding; two invitations to JFK’s birthday celebration on May 29, 1961; the plasticcomb-bound brochure produced for the All New England Salute Dinner to Kennedy, held in Boston on October 19, 1963; a bracelet with a medallion made to commemorate the christening of the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier, the John F. Kennedy; and other related items. Provenance: By descent through the family of Joseph T. Benedict (1912-1995), former president and chairman of Worcester Federal Savings Bank and Kennedy family friend. $500-700 32 Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968) Small Archive Regarding His Assassination. Typed letter signed by Ted Kennedy, 24 June 1968, with envelope, to Joseph Benedict, thanking him for recent condolences; two prayer cards, and the program for “An Evening to Honor the Memory of Senator Robert Francis Kennedy,” held in Boston on 10 December 1968. [with] Six prayer cards for John Fitzgerald Kennedy, three different styles, with repeats. Provenance: By descent through the family of Joseph T. Benedict (1912-1995), former president and chairman of Worcester Federal Savings Bank and Kennedy family friend. $300-500 33 Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Engraved Portrait by Jacques Reich (1852-1923). Copyrighted in 1905, Remarque proof number 7, signed by Reich in pencil, framed, sheet evenly toned, 15 3/4 x 20 1/2 in. $400-500

34 Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Lithographic Portrait After William Edgar Marshall (1837-1906). Chicago: Beckley-Cardy Co., 1917. Lincoln depicted in a dark, oval-shaped background, matted and framed, 25 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. overall. $300-500

35 Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Photographic Portrait by Alexander Gardner (1821-1882) Washington, D.C., 9 August 1863. Large oval photograph on an evenly-toned beige paper, depicting Lincoln in a threequarter view, with touch-ups along eyebrows, eyelids, pupils, the edges of the nostrils, and a line where the lips meet, in a period mahogany oval frame with inner gilt oval, 21 x 16 in. overall, the photograph itself, 15 x 12 in. O-121 from Charles Hamilton and Lloyd Ostendorf’s Lincoln in Photographs. According to the diary of John Hay, Lincoln’s secretary, on Sunday August 9, 1863, Hay and the President went to Alexander Gardner’s photo studio for a portrait session. Gardner used two cameras on the occasion, one with four lenses that took four images on a single plate at once, and a single-lens camera. Gardner’s studio would officially open to the public on the following day, and Lincoln wished to be the photographer’s first subject. A Sunday was chosen so that the President might avoid, in his words, curiosity seekers. Lincoln’s hair and whiskers are so distinctive, and often unruly, their appearance helps to place each of his known portraits. In this session, his hair is fairly closely cropped, and under control. Gardner has captured the President in several sitting and standing poses; the full-length and three-quarter shots include the same ornate table with a marble top. In his diary, Hay noted, “I went down with the President to have his picture taken at Gardner’s. He was in very good spirits.” Provenance: Descended through the Hay family through John Hay (1838-1905), who was present at the photo session, to his son Clarence Leonard Hay (1884-1969) m. Alice Appleton, and thereby to his son John Hay (b. 1915). $20,000-30,000


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36 Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Secretarial Note Signed, Springfield, 6 February 1861. Single page of laid paper, inscribed on one side. To Mary Roxana Birchard (1827-1876), cousin of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, fulfilling her request for an autograph. Top and bottom torn neatly, with good margins, two small spots, mounted on a pale blue album page, 2 7/8 x 5 in. In this busy period between his election and inauguration, Lincoln attended to the last details before his departure for Washington. On February 6, 1861, Lincoln was still in Springfield, he accepted invitations to visit the New Jersey Legislature, and the citizens of Albany, New York on his way south. He and his wife also organized a farewell reception that was held on the evening of the same day. They entertained thousands. Lincoln boarded a train for Washington within a week of writing this note. $6,000-8,000 37 Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Steel Engraved Portrait after Francis Bicknell Carpenter (1830-1900), by Frederick W. Halpin (1805-1880). Copyrighted by Carpenter in the Southern District of New York, 1866, on the original thick paper mount, matted, small mend to verso of the mount, bottom right corner; spotting across the image; one inch wide toned area from Lincoln’s shirtfront down to the foot of the sheet, 24 x 18 3/4 in. $300-500

38 Literary Signatures, American and Others, 1860s-1890s. Eighteen signatures, mostly clipped or short inscriptions, with one or two full letters, mostly mounted on autograph album pages, some inscribed directly on the page, some loose, never mounted. Signers include Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), Oliver O. Howard (1830-1909), Margaret Elizabeth Sangster (1838-1912), Vermont Governor Frederick Holbrook (1813-1909), Kate Field (1838-1896), James Whitcomb Riley (18491916), George Pope Morris (1802-1864), Mary Hallock Foote (1847-1938), William Dean Howells (1837-1920), Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881), Lydia Huntley Sigourney (1791-1865), Robert Morris (the Freemason Poet) (1818-1888), Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806-1867), Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber (1814-1890), John Godfrey Saxe (1816-1887), George William Curtis (1824-1891), and one unidentified, all pages loose, some signatures mounted back-to-back, or mounted on an inscribed page, mostly not, album pages 7 x 8 in. $2,000-3,000 39 Louis XVIII, King of France (1755-1824) Document Signed. One paper bifolium, Paris, 10 March 1824, countersigned by Chateaubriand, with impressed marks left by a seal, no longer present, 8 x 12 1/2 in. After surviving the French Revolution, a convoluted line of succession, and Napoleon (twice), Louis L’Inevitable succumbed to obesity, gout, and gangrene in September 1824. $250-350

40 Madison, James (1751-1836) and James Monroe (1758-1831) Letters Patent, Signed 18 January 1817. Two partially printed parchment leaves completed by hand and bound together with dark pink silk ribbon, large paper seal with ribbon beneath, also signed by James Monroe as Secretary of State, issuing exclusive rights to Elihu Hotchkiss (1757-1840) for improvements to his straw-cutting machine, old folds, some edge discoloration, 11 1/4 x 15 in. $1,000-1,500

41 Madison, James (1751-1836) and James Monroe (1758-1831) Letters Patent, Signed 8 January 1816. Two partially printed parchment leaves completed by hand and bound together with yellow silk ribbon, large paper seal with ribbon beneath, also signed by James Monroe as Secretary of State, issuing exclusive rights to Elihu Hotchkiss (1757-1840) for his threshing and fanning machine, old folds, some slight discoloration, 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500


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42 Pierce, Isaac and Joseph (fl. circa 1778) Memorandum Book, Central Atlantic Region, 1770s. Sixteen-page small format note pad with slightly heavier paper covers, annotated in brown and purple ink throughout, slightly dog-eared, with some chipping and spots, 6 x 3 1/4 in. The text begins with the ninth of September, 1777: “The American army marched from Wilmington up to Ogle’s Tavern & from thence to Stawgut [?] Lane and Crossed Brandywine and encamped at the bottom.” Pierce makes notes about the weather and his business supplying the military. “May 1, 1778, Mr. Rutterford [sic] & a light horseman came & demanded 7 dozen skins & prest a cart & ‘bore them off to his son in Newark.” “May ye 31 on Sunday 1778 there came 4 teams loaded with arms from the head of Elk to Smallwood’s headquarters.” He also includes notices of the war, “Smallwood and his army march’d from Miller’s and Mendenhall’s towards Washington’s headquarters.” $2,500-3,500 43 Presidential and Literary Autographs c. 1875. Commercially produced green morocco album, gilt stamped front board with “Autographs” in an ornate gothic font and the former owner’s name, William P. Reed (of Buffalo, New York) beneath; sewing completely perished, all pages loose, both boards detached, one small segment of the original leather spine remaining; autographs mostly on smaller cards, clipped from letters, on calling cards; all cards and clipped signatures mounted, some discoloration due to glue; some autographs written directly on the album pages, approximately 130 autographs in total, on approximately 66 pages, album pages with marginal chipping and browning, contents otherwise good, 8 1/2 x 7 in. This album contains autographs of Millard Fillmore (1800-1874), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893), James A. Garfield (1831-1881), Frederick Seward (1830-1915), William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), General Philip Sheridan (1831-1888), Jefferson Davis (1808-1889), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), William Cullen Bryant (17941878), John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), James Russell Lowell (1819-1891), Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), Mark Twain (1835-1910), Thomas Nast (1840-1902), Kalakaua (1836-1891), Brigham Young, Edwin Booth (1801-1877), P.T. Barnum (1810-1891), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), and many others, including actors, politicians, military officials, and other 19th century luminaries. $2,000-3,000



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44 Presidential and Political Autographs 1860s. Commercially produced autograph album originally compiled by Mary Roxana Birchard (1827-1876), Rutherford B. Hayes’s cousin; thereafter continued by other family members, containing approximately forty signatures, mostly clipped, or short inscriptions, some full letters. Signers include William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), Oliver Wendell Holmes Senior (1809-1894), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893), Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), an autograph letter from Daniel Webster (17821852), signatures of the Supreme Court of Vermont c. 1890-1899, Swami Saradananda (1865-1927), and others. Covers and binding of the album mostly intact, some pages detached, some letters mounted, some loose, 7 x 8 in. Ms. Birchard seems to have employed a clever approach to her autograph solicitations, based on some of the responses she received. Her correspondents thank her for sending a “birch barque” with her original note. Those who mention the little boats seem truly charmed. $2,000-3,000

45 Presidential Autographs, Four Signed Letters, Two Signature Cards: William Howard Taft (1857-1930) two typed letters signed, 1908 and 1913; Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) typed letter signed on White House stationery as President, 1923, and signature on White House card, 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.; Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) signed card, 2 1/4 x 3 in.; Franklin Delano Roosevelt (18821945) typed letter signed as Governor of New York, 1932; and Charles Francis Adams Jr. (1835-1915) autograph letter signed, 1891. $700-900

46 Randolph, Thomas Jefferson (1792-1875) Receipt for Moses Gillette, 1 January 1829. Partially printed laid paper promissory note, issued by the estate of Thomas Jefferson, completed by hand, manuscript inscriptions on verso. Issued to Ira and Sydner Pellet for $545 for the purchase of the enslaved man, Moses Gillette, (1803-post 1880); signed by “Jeff” Randolph more than once on the verso, noting that if unpaid in a year, the amount due would double; and noting the receipt of payment, bottom right corner torn away, perhaps to signify the fulfillment of the contract and repayment of debt, matted and doubleglazed, old folds, dirty on the verso, spotting, 7 3/4 x 3 5/8 in. Upon Thomas Jefferson’s death, his estate was deeply in debt. Randolph, his grandson and executor, struggled to repay this debt throughout his life by various means, and ultimately died with the estate still in the red. This particular promissory note highlights the story of the estimated 600 enslaved men, women, and children who lived some portion of their lives at Monticello, owned by Jefferson. Records from Monticello indicate that Moses Gillette, a skilled cooper who independently crafted pails and firkins on his own time, selling them back to the estate, was enslaved as part of Jefferson’s estate. Monticello records also establish that Gillette was purchased by the Pellets in 1829. The Pellet brothers operated a mill somewhere in Albemarle County, Virginia. After emancipation, Gillette moved to southern Ohio, where he lived near his brother, Israel Gillette Jefferson. $2,000-3,000


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47 Reading the Emancipation Proclamation. Hartford: Peters, copyright by Lucius Stebbins, 1864. Steel engraving by James W. Watts after H.W. Herrick, with title, publishing information, and small portrait of Abraham Lincoln at the foot, framed, toned, some debris between print and glass, slight marginal discolorations, 20 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. visible through the frame. $800-1,000 48 Riis, Jacob (1849-1914) Autograph Manuscript Draft, Ten Pages. A sketch of The Making of an American, in Riis’s hand, c. 1900, in this draft, Riis has composed the basic reach of chapters one through seven, the end of chapter twelve, chapters thirteen through fourteen, and the title for chapter fifteen, pages toned, with corrections, shorthand annotations, and deletions, 9 1/2 x 6 in. $300-500

49 Roosevelt Family Document Lot. A printed card from the Metropolitan Club of Washington, dated January 10, 1895, on the occasion of a luncheon for Colonel John Hay (1832-1898), signed by Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), Henry Cabot Lodge (18501924), John Hay, and others; a typed letter signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt (18821945), November 19, 1921, as Chairman of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation; a typed letter signed by Eleanor Roosevelt, September 20, 1955, accepting an invitation to speak; and an autograph note signed by Theodore Roosevelt’s widow, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt (1861-1948) September 1, 1932, with holograph envelope; condition and sizes vary, but are generally good, old glue on the verso of the Metropolitan Club card. (4) $300-500 50 Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter Signed, 20 March 1918. Single page on letterhead of the Navy Department, watermarked. To Carl Engel of Butte, Montana, regretfully rejecting his binocular donation. Folded in thirds, weak and slightly torn at folds, one spot near the date, 8 x 10 1/2 in. $400-600

51 Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) Typed Letter, Signed, Washington, D.C., 21 June 1916. One page, to Frederic L. Woods, Executive Secretary, National Security League, denying the loan of a naval defense mine, a Colt machine gun, and a complete set of code signal flags for an exhibition, signed as Secretary of the Navy, matted and framed with a portrait of Roosevelt, 14 1/2 x 17 in. overall. $300-400 52 The [Signing] of the Declaration of Independence, After John Trumbull (17561843), engraved by Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886) [New York]: 20 December 1820. Large format engraving, period-era mounting on linen, in a contemporary grain-painted bird’s-eye maple frame, original glass; toned, with minor water stains to bottom edge, 31 1/2 x 23 in. visible through frame. $800-1,000 53 Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Typed Letter Signed, 7 January 1955. Single page on Federal Reserve Bank Building letterhead, Kansas City, Missouri. To Daniel J. Gillen, thanking him for sending the poem “The Little Road,” by Henry Gillen. Folded in thirds, 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. $200-400

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54 Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Signed Photograph, Framed. Large format sepia-toned photograph, inscribed and dated in the blank margin at the bottom, “Truly yours, Mark Twain, S.L. Clemens,” and dated 3 November 1905 to S.B. Pearmain; a seated Twain holds an open book, wearing a dark suit and bow tie; in a period oak frame, recently cleaned, some surface abrasions, 20 x 13 1/4 in. $6,000-8,000

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55 Varèse, Edgard (1883-1965) Autograph Letter Signed, 27 July 1955. Single page, on his 188 Sullivan Street, New York, New York, stationery, with the original holograph envelope. To Reneé Longy, confirming a get-together on Saturday, August sixth, and asking why she doesn’t use air mail, since it’s faster (he has written “Via Air Mail” on the envelope, writing to Longy in Marston Mills, Massachusetts from New York); letter is folded, measuring 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. when unfolded. Varèse is regarded as the father of electronic music. $250-350 56 Vitelleschi, Mutio (1563-1645) Illuminated Parchment Document Signed. Rome, 3 February 1624. Jesuit honorarium, perhaps a copy of Vitelleschi’s diploma, as it refers to another date in December, 1584, which could align with his graduation, the present document with the 1624 date, and signed by Vitelleschi at the foot, painted illuminations of flowers in the borders, rondelles with the Virgin Mary and an angel in the top corners, and the Jesuit emblem at the center top, some loss of the surface, old folds, rumpled, a piece torn away at the foot, the Pope’s name written in gold; framed, 26 1/4 x 17 3/4 in. $800-1,200

57 War of 1812, Battle of Baltimore, Two Letters, Two Indentures. The two letters written by American soldiers and addressed to John K. Barney of Warren, Rhode Island. The first dated 11 September 1814, written by an associate of the addressee’s son, who was just called to march to North Point, with no time to write, stating “Everything here is in confusion.” The writer is a store keeper with a business connection to the Barneys, he describes the scene in Baltimore, with troops mustering, and ships crowding into the port, but also takes time to comment on his successful sales. The second dated Baltimore, 16 September 1814, describing “our desperate situation,” in the Battle of Baltimore, including details of the fight, reports of troop movements and casualties, written by the addressee’s son, Wheaton J. Barney. [with] Two land deeds related to the Barneys, dated 1811 and 1816-17, concerning the transfer of land. Four separate documents each inscribed on folded bifolia, the letters with old folds, addressed on the versos, one with a postmark, the other with sealing wax; the indentures also folded, on blue paper. (4) $400-600

58 Washington, George (1732-1799) Woven Jacquard Silk Portrait, 1856. Lyon: J.R., 1856. Oval portrait of Washington with the phrase, “First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen” around his head, and the fabric woven into an ornate monochromatic frame surmounted by an eagle, in a damaged gilt gessoed frame; the silk with water stains, evidence of cello tape, and short marginal breaks with slight loss, the fabric slightly rumpled in the frame, could be washed, repaired, and flattened, the silk 16 x 19 in. $800-1,000


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59 Aeschylus (c. 525-456 B.C.) [Tragoediae: Graece]. Paris: Adrien Turnèbe, 1552. Octavo, text in Greek, printed in Garamond’s “Grecs du Roi” typeface, in single column throughout, woodcut device on title, bound in later red morocco with elaborate gilt tooling, gilt and gauffered edges, contents lightly browned and toned throughout with occasional spotting, one correction in a contemporary hand, old illegible ink stamp on title, and shelf number inside front board; one corner of binding chipped with loss of leather, front joint cracked, 6 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. Turnèbe, Regius professor of Greek at the Collège Royal in Paris, was appointed printer to the King for Greek works from September 1551 to July 1555, much to the dismay of Charles Estienne. His Greek Aeschylus is considered a reliable edition, correcting mistakes made in the Aldine editio princeps of 1518. $500-700

60 Al-Samanudi (fl. circa 123) Sullam or Scala Magna. Manuscript on Paper in Coptic, Arabic, and Greek: Egypt, 17th Century. Text in brown and red ink throughout, with crude ornamental strapwork borders used occasionally as chapter headings, twelve unbound signatures, never sewn, in 10s; one signature with eight leaves, 117 leaves, including blanks, pages may be out of order; light toning, occasional water stain and other minor smudges to text, with large purplish blue ink spill at the top edge, affecting the top blank margin of two signatures, and just touching the top blank margin intermittently in two others; deckle edges throughout, housed in an ornately gilt-tooled leather wrapper, text leaves: 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. In this work, the Medieval Coptic Bishop, AlSamanudi, presents the basic vocabulary for Coptic liturgical texts with Arabic translations, using the Psalms as his examples. Occasionally the original Greek is also given. $800-1,000

61 Album of Revolutionary Russia. [New York]: Russian Socialist Federation, [1919]. Oblong folio album, 48 pages, each with reproductions of black and photos of people and incidents central to the Soviet Revolution, beginning with portraits of Lenin and Trotsky, continuing with hundreds of other evocative images including battles, protests, crowd scenes, and many others; binding worn with scratches, lacking the original tie, 10 3/4 x 14 in. $200-300

62 Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Little Women [First and Second Parts]. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1868 [-1869]. First editions, two octavo volumes; part one with four illustrations and six pages of advertisements; part two with four illustrations and eight pages of advertisements; the set bound in uniform full tan calfskin bindings by Goodspeed of Boston, with the oval morocco bookplate of a member of the Murdock family (?Harold), with the slogan, “Omnia Pro Bono H.M.,” encircling the image of a raven impaled by an arrow, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (2) $2,000-3,000


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63 Arabic and Middle Eastern Books, Twelve Volumes: An assortment of 19th and 20th century books written in Middle Eastern languages or concerned with topics from the same region, including facsimiles of important manuscripts, scholarly works, and others, all small formats, in varying condition. (12) $200-300

64 Arabic Manuscript Fragment, Prayers. Six paper leaves, written in a small, semiMaghribi hand, in gold and colors, from the Newberry Library and the Henry Probasco collection by way of Sam Fogg, in green paper wraps, and custom clamshell box, 4 x 4 in. $300-500

65 Arabic Manuscript, Multaza a-Abhur, Laws. Manuscript on paper, 17th century, text in black ink within a gilt-ruled compartment with some words in red, with scholarship from the 1930s inserted, marginal notations throughout the text, dark purplish brown sheepskin, ruled in gilt, with flap; peeling, rubbed, water staining to text leaves, 8 x 4 1/4 in. $300-500

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66 Aretino, Leonardo (c. 1370-1444) Libro della Prima Guerra delli Carthaginesi. [Florence: Heirs of Philip Giunta, 1526]. [bound with] Aretino’s Libro de la Guerra de Ghotti, [Venice: per Nicolo d’Aristotile, 1528]. [and] Atila Flagellum Dei Vulgar, [Venice: Marchio Sessa & Piero de Ravani, 1521]; octavo, inscriptions on first title, wear along the margins, folds, with some marginal loss, margins of first few leaves soft, some stains; one leaf in the second work with large tear; second title trimmed with loss to head of woodcut compartment; woodcut printers’ devices in each title, all three bound together in slightly later limp Italian parchment, uncased, 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. $400-600

67 Aristophanes Lysistrata, Illustrations by Pablo Picasso. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Limited edition, signed by Picasso, number 169 of 1,500 copies, in publisher’s printed paper boards, with chemise and slipcase, chemise broken and fragmentary along the spine, slipcase with one panel broken away (present), the book itself clean and wellpreserved, 9 1/2 x 12 in. $4,000-6,000

68 Armenian Book, 1767. Quarto, title printed within woodcut border, each text page printed within a compartment, whimsical woodcut initials in the Armenian manuscript style used throughout, woodcut head- and tail-pieces throughout, and device on colophon, with many manuscript notes in Armenian inside the boards, on fly leaves, and preliminaries, bound in its original wooden boards, covered with dark blind-stamped leather, sympathetically rebacked, missing leather restored, 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. $300-500


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69 Art Collecting, Gilded Age, Ephemera Lot. Three-ring binder containing catalogs of art dealers and auction houses, and receipts for purchase of art by Edward F. Patchen (18391911) of Brooklyn, New York; fifteen catalogs, mostly from the Barker Art Gallery, an auction house on Liberty Street, in New York City, most 1883-1885, one from 1890, and another from 1910, with many receipts, some with prices realized added in pencil. $300-400

70 Austen, Jane (1775-1817) The Novels. London: Richard Bentley, 1848-1856. Five octavo volumes, including the following titles: Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, and Sense and Sensibility, with half-title, frontispiece, and engraved title in each volume, except for Northanger Abbey, which has no half-title and whose title page is dated 1848; the set bound in uniform three-quarter blue calf and buckram boards, spines tooled in gilt, with labels, t.e.g., spines slightly rubbed, 6 1/2 x 4 in. each, occupying 6 inches of shelf space. $1,000-1,500

71 Barker, Nicolas Aldus Manutius and the Development of Greek Script & Type in the Fifteenth Century. Sandy Hook, Connecticut: Chiswick Book Shop, 1985. Folio, first edition, with original leaves from the first Aldine editions of Aristotle, 1497; Crastonus’s Dictionarium Graecum, 1497; Euripides, 1503; and the Septuagint, 1518, in the original publisher’s binding and matching slipcase, prospectus and original receipt inserted. [and] ten titles in bibliography and the history of printing, including D.B. Updike’s Printing Types, and eight others. (11) $700-900

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72 Beardsley, Aubrey, Illustrator (1872-1898) Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte D’Arthur. London: Dent, 1893-1894. Three volumes, limited edition, preceding the trade edition, number 227 of 300 copies printed on Dutch handmade paper, initials and pages with borders printed in red and black, illustrated with twenty-four full-paged prints by Beardsley on French etching paper, with the prospectus inserted; bound in full publisher’s cloth, stamped in gold, corners bumped, some toning to interior pages, deckle edges throughout, ex libris John Platt, with his Clifton Lodge book plate, dated Christmas 1892, in each volume, 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. (3) $2,000-3,000

73 Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989) Waiting for Godot. London: Faber & Faber Ltd., [1956]. Octavo, publisher’s slip tipped in, indicating that this edition reflects textual deletions made for the Criterion Theatre production, bound in original yellow cloth with dust jacket; acidic mark on ffep, and inside the back board/end leaves from old news clippings, old tape on inner rear panel of jacket; old clippings from 1956 consist of two mixed reviews of the play from two New York papers, and Wolcott Gibbs’s pan from The New Yorker. [with] Eugene O’Neill’s (1888-1953) Long Day’s Journey into Night, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1956, first edition, in publisher’s boards, no jacket, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (2) $200-300

74 Benayi Divani Manuscript. [Istanbul, 1570]. Text in Ottoman Turkish and Persian, 39 leaves, written in black and red ink on tinted papers, with gold and colored accents, bound in smooth red sheepskin with a gilt compartment on each board and a blindtooled floral decoration inside; thumbing to text, water stains, old stamps, 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. $400-600


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75 Bible, New Testament in English, ed. Richard Wynne (1718?-1779) London: J. Dodsley, 1764. Two octavo volumes, ex libris John Langdon (1741-1819), Senator, and President Pro Tempore of the Senate under George Washington, Second Governor of New Hampshire, serving four separate terms as Governor from 1785 to 1812, with gaps between each term, and signer of Constitution; with his signature, dated 1765, at the head of each title page, in contemporary boards, front board of volume one detached, bindings shaken, worn, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (2) $300-500

76 Bible, New Testament in Greek. Amsterdam: Ex Officinâ Elzevirianâ, 1658. 12mo, edited by Étienne de Courcelles (15861659), title page printed in red and black, with Elzevir’s woodcut device, text in Greek throughout, 532 and 377 pages, bound in fine contemporary gilt-tooled morocco, inner gilt dentelles, gilt tooled spine, unrestored and intact, with original endbands, silk bookmarks, a.e.g., and unusual gilt endleaves printed with an all-over pattern of stars and dots; ffep removed, signature washed from title, resulting in a subtle brownish toning across the middle of the page. De Courcelles was an Arminian French Protestant, close friend of Descartes, translator of Grotius, and Greek scholar and translator. $600-800

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77 Biblia Latina, with the Glossa Ordinaria of pseudo-Walafrid Strabo. [Strasbourg: Adolf Rusch for Anton Koberger at Nuremberg, not after 1480]. First printed edition of the Latin Bible with the Glossa Ordinaria, or commentary, bound in four imperial folio volumes; 1,210 of 1,211 leaves, lacking only the penultimate blank, the other two blanks present; two goldilluminated initials: one at the beginning of Genesis, the other at the beginning of the Psalms, all other initials supplied in alternating red and blue contemporary lombardic initials, larger initials enhanced with yellow tracery embellishments inside and around the letters, red and blue capital strokes and paragraph marks throughout, some contemporary notes, the set presented to an unnamed convent by Johannes Schreier in 1482, with the original notes to that effected inside the back board of each volume, and another similar notice on the front board of each volume; bound in uniform contemporary German alum-tawed pigskin bindings over wooden boards, tooled in blind; later hardware added; front boards detached, some worming, some discoloration to text pages, generally a large, fresh copy, with contemporary manuscript annotations (at times trimmed away) to help the binder assemble the pages, which would have been challenging because of the confusing signature marks used by the printer in this work; contemporary printer’s waste and text manuscript leaves used as pastedowns in all four volumes; ex libris the Franciscan Library of Ingoldstadt, with inscriptions; page size: 19 x 13 in.; bindings: 20 x 13 1/2 x 4 in.; the four together occupy 18 inches of shelf space; collation available upon request. (4) $40,000-60,000


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78 Bihalji-Merin, Oto (1904-1993) Vangel Naumouski. Lujbljana: Kultura, Skopje; Mladinska Knjiga, [1984]. Mock-up for the book, each page with text and images pasted in place, including glossy photographs of some of Naumouski’s work, in a generic binding with extra material inserted, including other images, a snapshot of a painting, a prospectus for the book, a brochure from a show; one made-up signature at the back, separate from the binding, with text only, with the dust jacket for the book; some pages loose, notes in pen and pencil throughout, contents too thick for binding; 11 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. $200-300

79 Blake, William (1757-1827) Jerusalem. London: Trianon Press, [1951], Limited edition copy number 23 of the first 250 of a total edition of 516 copies, portfolio, facsimile of the illuminated copy owned by William Stirling, illustrated with 100 colored plates, in five parts, each in blue wrappers, and housed in the original publisher’s box, with the prospectus, a catalog, and subscription card inserted, 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. $600-800

80 Bodoni, Giovanni Battista (1740-1813) Manuale Tipografico. Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1968. Limited edition facsimile of the 1788 edition, copy 119 of 180, with the prospectus and introductory note in English inserted, in publisher’s orange cloth boards and beige dust jacket, binding very good, jacket with some smudges, 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. $700-900

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81 Boethius (480-524) De Consolatione Philosophiae. Nuremburg: Koberger, 1483. Folio, 71 of 74 leaves, lacking the initial blank and the two final blanks (i9 and i10), initials added in a contemporary hand in red and blue, period annotations in the text throughout, in a later binding, cloth spine, paste paper boards; some water staining, toning, and thumbing to leaves, margins still good, manuscript notes largely intact, 11 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 82 Book of Hours, Two Printed Leaves. Two leaves printed on parchment, removed from Books of Hours printed in France c. 1500, one attributed to Pigouchet, in Latin, a page from the psalms, within a border of metal cuts, the initials highlighted by hand, matted and framed; the other, in French, a page from the calendar (January) with the nine-line metal cut illustration decorated by hand with contemporary color, the verso uncolored, but with grotesque metal cuts of monstrous creatures in the margins, double-glazed frame, each sheet approximately 6 1/2 x 4 in. (2) $200-400



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83 Bouillaud, Jean-Baptiste (1796-1881) Traité Clinique des Maladies du Coeur. Paris: Balliere, 1835. First edition, two octavo volumes, illustrated with eight folding illustrations, bound in later full leather, spotting, 8 x 4 3/4 in. (2) Dr. Bouillaud is credited with making the connection between rheumatism and heart disease for the first time. $300-500 84 Bourke-White, Margaret (1904-1971) Eyes on Russia, Inscribed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1931. First edition, inscribed on ffep to Catharine Oglesby, illustrated with sepia-tone photographs throughout, bound in publisher’s tan cloth, spine torn and repaired, contents good, 11 x 7 1/2 in. $200-300 85 Bruce, James (1730-1794) Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile. Edinburgh: by Ruthven for the Robinsons, 1790. First edition, five large quarto volumes, engraved vignettes on titles, fifty-eight full page and folding plates (including the three folding battle plans), and the three large folding maps; no half-titles; bound in contemporary marbled calfskin, spines dry, some joints cracked, labels flaking and fragmentary, occasional spotting, intense for three or four leaves in two volumes, 9 x 11 in. (5) $1,000-1,200

86 Bruehl, Anton (1900-1983) Photographs of Mexico. New York: Delphic Studios, [1933]. First edition, folio, illustrated with twenty-five black and white photographs, limited edition out of series review copy as noted on the limitation page, signed by Bruehl at the foot of his foreword, bound in publisher’s black leather spine and burlap covered boards, boldly blocked in black lettering on the front board, in the original but damaged slipcase, open at the top, 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. $700-900 87 Budge, Sir E. A. Wallis (1857-1934) Lady Meux Manuscript No. 1. The Lives of Maba Seyon and Gabra Krestos. London: W. Griggs, Chromo-Lithographer to Her Majesty the Queen, 1898. Large quarto, limited edition, numbered 102 of 300, in full contemporary blind-tooled leather decorated in Ethiopic style, t.e.g., very heavy, printed with color lithographs on coated paper; head slightly chipped, 12 1/2 x 10 in. $400-600

88 Burrill, Edgar White (fl. mid-20th century) Four Scrapbooks. These scrapbooks cover the years 1934, 1937, 1942, and 1945, and are filled with original correspondence, greeting cards, clippings from newspapers and magazine, and other every day ephemera, Burrill held a doctorate in divinity and served at selfdescribed New Age churches in Denver and Buffalo; his scrapbooks reflect his interests, in religion and psychology, sculpture, cute kittens, American history, local events, and briefly clad or unclad young women. (4) $300-500

89 Bury, Thomas Talbot (1809-1877) Coloured Views on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. London: Ackermann, 1833. Large quarto, title page, thirteen full-paged colored plates, three folding plates, seven pages of text, and a final blank, bound in contemporary marbled boards, inexpertly rebacked with buckram, housed in a gold chemise and slipcase, red morocco label on front board; faults to sewing structure due to repair, 13 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. [with] The Centenary of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway 1830-1930, Liverpool: Libraries Museums and Arts Committee, 1930, bound in blue buckram. $2,000-3,000

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90 Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881) Collected Works. London: Chapman and Hall, 1869. Thirty-four volumes, the Library Edition, bound in uniform contemporary three-quarter rustcolored morocco by Root and sons, London, with buckram boards, some cracking to leather along joints, generally good, boards attached, some heads chipped, occupying approximately 3 1/2 feet of shelf space. $300-500

91 Carr, John (of Middle Temple) The Stranger in Ireland. London: for Richard Phillips by T. Gillet, 1806. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with folding sepia-toned frontispiece, fifteen plates of Irish views (full-paged and folding), and one map, bound in contemporary tree calf boards, rebacked, most of the leather from that repair has flaked away, leaving the label, boards detached, intermittent spotting and water staining to contents, 10 1/2 x 8 in. $600-800

92 Cartier-Bresson, Henri (1908-2004) The Decisive Moment. New York and Paris: Simon & Schuster and Verve, [1952]. First edition, folio, illustrated, in the original publisher’s boards illustrated by Matisse, spine damaged and fragmentary, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. [and] The Europeans, New York and Paris: Simon & Schuster and Verve, [1955], first edition, folio, illustrated, in the original publisher’s boards illustrated by Miró, joints damaged, spine starting, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (2) $600-800


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93 Cartier-Bresson, Henri (1908-2004) The Decisive Moment. New York and Paris: Simon & Schuster and Verve, [1952]. First edition, folio, illustrated, in the original publisher’s boards illustrated by Matisse, in a protective plastic jacket, the pamphlet with the captions inserted, boards slightly bowed, foxing to front board, text block has shifted downward slightly within the boards, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. $300-500

95 Catlin, George (1796-1872) The North American Indians. Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. Two large octavo volumes, illustrated with maps and 320 colored illustrations from the original paintings; in the original red publisher’s pictorial cloth, stamped in black and gold on spines and front boards, t.e.g.; spines slightly sunned, one corner bumped, with book ticket of Henry Southeran, 10 x 6 in. (2) $500-700 96 Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1616) Don Quixote. London: Dubochet, 1837-1839. Three volumes, translated by Charles Jarvis [aka Jervas] (c. 1675-1739), illustrated throughout by Tony [Antoine] Johannot (18031852), bound in uniform three-quarter calf, tooled in gilt, with gilt labels in red and green, 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (3) $200-400

97 Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1616) The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. London: Tonson, Draper, and Dodsley, 1756. Two large quarto volumes, translated by Charles Jervas [aka Jarvis] (1675-1739), illustrated with a frontispiece and sixty-eight full-page consecutively numbered plates, engraved by Gerard Vandergucht (1697-1776) after John Vanderbank (1694-1739), good, in modern half calf and marbled paper boards, old labels retained, 11 1/3 x 9 in. (2) $300-500

94 Catherwood, Frederick (1799-1854) Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. London: by Owen Jones for Catherwood, 1844. Folio, illustrated with chromolithographic and gilt-printed title page, one map, and twenty-four of the twenty-five hand-colored lithographic plates, lacking plate seventeen: Interior of the Principal Building at Kabah; title page spotted, plates with some minor edge dust and corner chips, occasional spotting, with the original boards, both detached, spine detached and fragmentary, with loss of leather, 21 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. $15,000-20,000

98 Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Illustrations for the Bible. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., [Printed in France, 1956]. Folio, illustrated publisher’s boards, spine becoming detached, boards and spine with marginal tape and tape residue, illustrated with sixteen color lithographs, and 105 of black and white illustrations; in Mylar wraps; contents fresh, 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

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99 Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) Lithographs. Monte Carlo: Braziller, [1960]. Folio, original publisher’s cloth binding, illustrated throughout, including twelve original color lithographs, in a very good dust jacket with minor edge wear only, 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. $1,600-2,000 100 Charlotte Julia von Blennerhassett (18431917) Madame de Staël, her Friends and her Influence in Politics and Literature. London: Chapman & Hall, 1889. Octavo, the original three volume set expanded into six extra-illustrated volumes, uniformly bound in full contemporary gilttooled calf, heads lightly chipped, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. $600-800

101 Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of (1694-1773) Letters [...] to his Son, Philip Stanhope. London: for J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1774. Octavo in four volumes, later edition, portrait frontispiece present in volume one; contemporary boards, rebacked, worn, some labels chipped, edges worn, first few signatures in volume one starting, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. Chesterfield wrote more than 400 letters to his son from the 1730s until 1768, when the son died. As a study in 18th century diplomatic manners and customs, they are invaluable. $200-400

102 Churchill, Sir Winston (1874-1965) Four Volumes: My African Journey, London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1908, first edition, illustrated, in publisher’s pictorial red cloth, stamped with an image of Churchill beside a slain rhinoceros, in a plastic jacket, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. London to Lady Smith via Pretoria, New York: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900, first American edition, illustrated, bound in publisher’s red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board, spine sunned, board surfaces lightly rubbed, in a plastic jacket, 4 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. Ian Hamilton’s March, London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900, first edition, with portrait frontispiece, maps, and plans, in red publisher’s binding with gilt lettering on spine and front board, and black end papers; binding somewhat bumped, scratched, spine sunned, in a plastic jacket, 7 1/2 x 5 in. Savrola, New York: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1900, octavo, half-title, twelve leaves of publisher’s advertisements after the text, in publisher’s blue cloth lettered in gilt on front board and spine, endcaps rubbed, bookplate removed from inside cover leaving adhesive behind, leaning slightly; 7 1/2 x 5 in. $800-1,000


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103 Churchill, Sir Winston (1874-1965) The World Crisis 1911-1914. London: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., 1923-1931. First editions, six volumes, illustrated, maps, blue publisher’s cloth with gilt lettered spines, titles stamped in blind on front covers, end caps slightly rubbed, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $800-1,000

104 Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of (16091674) The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641. Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1717. Six octavo volumes, each with a portrait frontispiece (sometimes bound as three), in very good contemporary English paneled and speckled tan calfskin, with the bookplate of Robert Gooden (d. 1839) of Over Compton, Dorset pasted inside the front board of each; three heads slightly chipped, leather cracked at a few front joints, back board of volume six with surface scratches, generally an attractive and well-preserved set, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (6) $300-500

105 Classics, Continental Imprints, 17th and 18th Centuries, Six Volumes: Johannes van Meurs’s Glossarium GraecoBarbarum, Leiden: Elzevir, 1614, large quarto, title printed in red and black, portrait of the author on verso of title, later parchment binding. Maggio’s Syntamaton Linguarum Orientalium Liber Primus [et Secundus], Rome, 1670, folio, half parchment and paper boards, blind library stamp to title, boards worn and abraded. Matthias Martini’s Lexicon Philologicum, Praecipue Etymologicum et Sacrum, Utrecht: Schouten, 1697, two folio volumes, contemporary blind-tooled Dutch parchment over stiff boards, title to volume one printed in red, with added engraved title. Hesychii Lexicon, Leiden: Luchtmans, 1766, two folio volumes. (6) $700-900

106 Classics, Greek, 18th Century, Twelve Volumes: Suidae Lexicon, Graece & Latine, Cambridge: Typis Academicis, 1705, in three folio volumes, all boards detached, clean interiors. Justini Philosophi & Martyris Apologiae Duae et Dialogus cum Tryphone Judeaeo, London: Sare, 1722, folio, contemporary boards, detached. Temple Stanyan’s The Grecian History from the Original of Greece, to the Death of Philip of Macedon, London: J. and R. Tonson, 1766, two octavo volumes, illustrated, contemporary boards, front boards detached. Septuaginta Interpretum, Oxford: ex Theatro Sheldoniano, 1707, six octavo volumes, illustrated, edited by Johannes Grabe, in contemporary English calfskin, bindings scuffed but intact. (12) $700-900 107 Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612) Fabrica et Usus Instrumenti. Rome: Grassium, 1586. First edition, quarto, illustrated with numerous woodcuts and diagrams throughout the text, old stamp on title, occasional minor spotting, bound in later stiff parchment. $2,500-3,500

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108 Clavius, Christoph (1538-1612) In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco Commentarius. Rome: Victor Helianum, 1570. Quarto, woodcut armillary sphere on title, reused with the poles added on page thirtythree, woodcut illustration of the four elements (earth, air, fire, and water) and the four properties (heat, cold, dryness, and humidity) on page forty-five, a meteorological woodcut on page 52, an astrological woodcut on page ninety-seven, a repeat of the armillary sphere on page 278, and numerous text illustrations; colophon with woodcut printer’s device on verso of last text leaf before index; [pi]4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Ppp4, Qqq6, [cross]-[double cross]4, with the integral final blank; bound in full limp parchment; some toning and spotting to contents, some signatures mildly browned; small bookplate of the French physicist and philosopher of science, Pierre Duhem (1861-1916) pasted on the ffep, and several iterations of a rubber stamp inked in purple with the initials B.U.G. one on the paste down, and two on the title page, 8 x 6 in. $2,500-3,500

109 Collodi, Carlo (1826-1890) The Pop-up Pinocchio, illustrated by Harold B. Lentz. New York: Blue Ribbon, [1932]. Quarto, illustrated publisher’s boards, in the original dust jacket, with bright illustrated end leaves, contents fresh, with four functioning full-color pop-ups in good condition, and black and white text illustrations; slight wear to jacket, boards slightly reflexed, 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. The Blue Ribbon publishing company coined the term “pop-up.” $400-600 110 Comicorum Graecorum Sententiae. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne, 1569. First edition, 16mo, Schreiber 175, dedicated to the Duke of Bavaria, translated and annotated by Henri Estienne (1531-1598), with an essay on the method of their selection; part two contains readings from comic authors writing in Latin with Erasmus’s notes, 633 pages, two old ownership inscriptions on title, one inked out, the other slightly smudged, in contemporary parchment, yapp edges, 4 1/2 x 2 in. $300-500 111 Commines, Philippe de (1447-1511) The Historie. London: [Eliot’s Court Press] for John Bill, 1614. Small folio, third English edition, title printed within elaborate woodcut compartment, 366 pages, with the genealogical tables, lacking the final ?blank Ii4; in 17th century boards, rebacked, recornered, those repairs now failing, stains and damage to some text leaves, later endleaves 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. $200-400



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112 Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) A Letter to His Countrymen. New York: John Wiley, 1834. First edition, in publisher’s gray paper boards, with the title printed on the front board, blue cloth spine, ex libris Mrs. Erastus Corning [Harriet Weld] (1793-1883), with the following note, “Dear Miss Cooper, I found this book among Mrs. Corning’s things [?] & thought you might like it as your brother has one also of the 1st edition. Very truly yours, M.D. [?] Corning.” This may be Mary DeCamp Corning (b. 1843), who married Edwin Weld Corning (1836-1871), writing after the death of Harriet Weld Corning; contents clean, 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. $200-300

113 Coptic Theotokia Manuscript, 14th Century. Manuscript on paper, 110 leaves, heavily restored throughout, and fragmentary, each leaf mounted in a larger frame, each leaf was trimmed from its original size some time in the past, and in modern times restored, and rebound in modern blind-tooled goatskin over papyrus paper boards, damage to leaves from stains, ink spills and ink deterioration throughout, original leaf size 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 for most leaves, the book itself is 9 3/4 x 6 in. $2,000-4,000


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114 Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) The Marionnette To-Night. Florence, 1918. 12mo, 384 pages, volume one, bound in contemporary three-quarter parchment and green paper boards, illustrated throughout, 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. $600-800

115 Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) The Comic Almanack. London: for Charles Tilt, [and Bogue], 1835 [-1853]. Ten small octavo volumes, uniformly bound in fine full morocco, with morocco doublures, gilt spines, a.e.g.; one headcap chipped, bindings a bit dry, volume with almanacs for the years 1848-1849 measures 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in., all other volumes are 6 1/4 x 4 in. (10) $400-600

116 Curley, James Michael (1874-1958) Lot of Assorted Material, 20th Century. Four books inscribed by Curley, the first three presented to Boston Judge Daniel Gillen: Gurn’s Charles Carroll of Carrollton, New York: Kennedy, 1932; Our Lady’s Choir, 1931; Bowers’s Jefferson and Hamilton, Boston, [1925], third impression; and a copy of The Poets and Poetry of Ireland, the Poems of Thomas Moore, with Curley’s signature on the ffep. [with] Curley’s shillelagh; seven Curleyrelated pamphlets; two typed letters signed from Democratic Whip to the House of Representatives John W. McCormack to Gillen from the 1940s; twenty photographs involving Curley, mostly black and white 8 x 10 glossies, (includes) one inscribed portrait, and two copies of a family portrait in folding mats, and one 16 3/4 x 14 in. photograph of Curley presenting Oliver Wendell Holmes the Boston post cane; four original artwork for political cartoons about Curley three signed Norman, and the fourth (framed) by Stern; four aluminum records made of Curley’s address to the Tammany Ball on April 3, 1934; a vinyl record of Curley’s Evacuation of Boston program, from the Hotel Touraine, March 13, 1952; and a commercially produced six-record set of six notable addresses by Curley, entitled, “Mr. Boston.” $400-600

117 Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian [Volume Fifteen: The Southern California Shoshoneans, Diegueños, Plateau Shoshoneans, and Washo Peoples]. Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, [1926]. Single text volume and accompanying portfolio of thirty-six prints, numbered 508 to 543, text volume also illustrated throughout; ex library, with perforated stamps, ink stamps, and pencil annotations; in the plate volume, every plate is stamped on the bottom edge of the image; on images where the bottom edge is dark, the stamp is hard to discern, when the bottom is light, the stamp is visible, intruding onto the image by approximately 1/8 inch or less; limited edition set numbered 97 of 500; bound in matching three-quarter morocco and buckram, some damage to portfolio; portfolio: 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.; text volume: 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. In this volume, the peoples selected for study are grouped together because of similarities in linguistic group, culture and what Curtis calls “physical features” rather than geography. (2) $3,500-4,500


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118 Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian [Volume Fourteen: The Kato, Wailaki, Yuki, Pomo, Wintun, Maidu, Miwok, and Yokut Peoples]. Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, [1924]. Single text volume and accompanying portfolio of thirty-six prints, numbered 472 to 507, text volume also illustrated throughout; ex library, with perforated stamps, ink stamps, and pencil annotations; in the plate volume, every plate is stamped on the bottom edge of the image; on images where the bottom edge is dark, the stamp is hard to discern, when the bottom is light, the stamp is visible, intruding onto the image by approximately 1/8 inch or less; limited edition set numbered 97 of 500; bound in matching three-quarter morocco and buckram, one tie missing a ribbon; portfolio: 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.; text volume: 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Curtis’s project documenting North American Indian tribes in photographic portraits and scenes of daily life brought him, for the purposes of this volume, to the coast of northern California, from San Francisco Bay up to Humboldt Bay, and inland from Mount Shasta to the Tehachapi range. This area includes the redwood forests, the Napa and Sonoma valleys, and the gold boom region of the Sierras. (2) $3,500-4,500

119 Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian [Volume Thirteen: the Hupa, Yurok, Karok, Wiyot, Tolowa and Tututni, Shasta, Achomawi, and Klamath Peoples]. Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, [1924]. Single text volume and accompanying portfolio of thirty-six prints, numbered 436 to 471, text volume also illustrated throughout; ex library, with perforated stamps, ink stamps, and pencil annotations; in the plate volume, every plate is stamped on the bottom edge of the image; on images where the bottom edge is dark, the stamp is hard to discern, when the bottom is light, the stamp is visible, intruding onto the image by approximately 1/8 inch or less; limited edition set numbered 97 of 500; bound in matching three-quarter morocco and buckram, spine of portfolio damaged; portfolio: 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.; text volume: 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. This volume covers the indigenous peoples of the northwest coast of California, its northern counties, the plains of Nevada and the Klamath Lake region of Oregon. (2) $3,500-4,500

120 Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian [Volume Twenty: The Alaskan Eskimo]. Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, [1930]. Single text volume and accompanying portfolio of thirty-five prints, numbered 688 to 722, text volume also illustrated throughout; ex library, with perforated stamps, ink stamps, and pencil annotations; in the plate volume, every plate is stamped on the bottom edge of the image; on images where the bottom edge is dark, the stamp is hard to discern, when the bottom is light, the stamp is visible, intruding onto the image by approximately 1/8 inch or less; limited edition set numbered 97 of 500; bound in matching three-quarter morocco and buckram, both boards of the text volume detached; portfolio: 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.; text volume: 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. This volume concerns itself with the indigenous peoples of the coastal and insular regions of the further reaches of North America, the Aleutian islands, and eastern Greenland. The total population was estimated at 30,000 in the 1920s, when this work was completed. (2) $3,500-4,500

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121 Dalail al-Khayyirat, Guide to Good Deeds, Prayers, Poetry. Arabic prayer manuscript on paper, North Africa, 18th century, main text in brown ink, with some words (God, Mohammed, and other key words) in blue, green, and red ink, 174 leaves, Maghribi script; bound in modern calf with flap, 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. $300-500 122 Dalail al-Khayyirat, Guide to Good Deeds, Prayers, Poetry. Illuminated manuscript on paper in Arabic, Ottoman calligraphy by Mustapha Rustu, with miniatures of Mecca and Medina, in contemporary decorated red morocco, with flap; worn, somewhat rumpled, some stains to text leaves, some mounted, text beginning to separate at the center, flap worn with small hole in leather, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. $300-500

123 Dalail al-Khayyirat, Guide to Good Deeds, Prayers, Poetry. Manuscript on paper in Arabic, northern or western Africa, 19th century, with geometric designs in colors and stylized illuminations of Mecca and Medina, text in dark brown to black ink, within a double ruled red compartment, with special words in red, green, and yellow ink throughout, in a contemporary flap binding with older repairs, blind stamped, in a modern case; slight thumbing and water stains, even toning to text leaves, 4 x 4 1/2 in. $300-400 124 Dalail al-Khayyirat, Guide to Good Deeds, Prayers, Poetry. [Afghanistan or India, 18th century]. Illuminated manuscript on paper, text in black with embellishments in gold and colors, approximately 100 pages, with full page miniatures of Mecca and Medina, contemporary blindstamped red goatskin; some paper damage in text due to acid ink eating through the paper along the compartment ruling, repairs in places, 3 1/2 x 6 in. $300-500

125 Dalail al-Khayyirat, Guide to Good Deeds, Prayers, Poetry. [North Africa, ?18th century]. Miniature manuscript on paper, with gilt illuminated stylized miniatures of Mecca and Medina, and other decorations in colors; text in black, red, and blue, written within a red double-ruled border, contemporary notes in brown ink on endleaves, marbled paper paste downs, wallet-style sheepskin binding with flap, tooled in gold, with some slight losses, rebacked; contents slightly spotted, 3 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. $300-500 126 Dalail al-Khayyirat, Guide to Good Deeds, Prayers, Poetry. [Ottoman Turkey, 19th century]. Manuscript on glossy paper, approximately 100 pages, text in Arabic, with gilt illuminated miniatures in western style, ex libris Newberry Library, in custom made clamshell box, 5 1/2 x 4 in.. $800-1,000


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127 Dali, Salvador (1904-1989) Dali, Signed Copy. Introduction by J.G. Ballard, edited by David Larkin. New York: Ballantine, [1974]. Softcover, with printed publisher’s covers, inscribed by Dali with a wide black magic marker inside the front cover, on the halftitle, and again on the opening with the title, both dated 1974, the signature on the title incorporating a long-stemmed rose, text introduction by Ballard is followed by reproductions of Dali’s paintings in color on glossy paper, 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 128 Dali, Salvador (1904-1989) Dali...Dali...Dali, Signed Copy. Text by Max Gerard. New York: Abrams, [1974]. Softcover, with printed publisher’s covers, inscribed by Dali with a wide black magic marker on the front cover and across the inside cover and adjacent end leaf, both inscriptions dated 1975, with doodles, incorporating a feminine facial silhouette on the inscription inside the front board; the book with color and black and white illustrations throughout, 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

129 Dali, Salvador (1904-1989) Exhibition Catalog, Signed Copy. New York: Heliographic Inc. for the Gallery of Modern Art, [1965]. Softcover publisher’s blue wraps, documenting an exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, including the Huntington Hartford Collection, 18 December to 28 February 1966, with the Reynolds Morse Collection, inscribed by Dali in wide black magic marker on the ffep and the title opening, dated 1973, with doodles incorporating a shooting star, and two profiles, two errata slips pasted to the last leaf, illustrated throughout with reproductions of Dali’s work, spine sun-faded 11 x 8 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

130 Damon, Samuel Chenery (1815-1885) The Friend, a Monthly Journal Devoted to Temperance, Seamen, Marine and General Intelligence, Volume VII. Honolulu, Oahu: Printed at the Polynesian Office, 1849. Large quarto, twelve issues bound together, numbers 1-12; January 1, 1849 to May 1, 1849, and September 1, 1849 to December 20, 1849; no issues published in June, July or August, but two issues published each in October, November, and December, numbering 1 to 12 continuous, pagination continuous, with a title page for Damon’s A Trip from the Sandwich Islands, Honolulu, 1849, and one blank leaf bound between the May and October issues, black half leather spine and abraded pink paste paper boards, water stains, 9 x 11 1/2 in. Damon, originally from Holden, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Amherst College and Princeton Theological Seminary, served for forty-two years at Bethel Church in Honolulu, during the height of Pacific whaling. Between 1842 to 1867, he estimated he saw 6,000 seamen entering the port of Honolulu per year. $700-900

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131 Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) Le Terze Rime. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1502. Octavo, first Aldine edition, complete, including the blank between the Inferno and Purgatorio, the first appearance of Aldus’s anchor device used on H4 verso; with the typographical error: Alaghieri on a1 verso; old manuscript numbers visible at top outside corners of leaves, in a blue morocco Riviere binding, with the anchor and dolphin on both boards, the front board re-hinged, a.e.g.; presentation inscription from the British poet and novelist Stephen Spender (1909-1995) and his wife Natasha Litvin (1919-2010) to American poet and Harvard professor, Theodore Spencer (1902-1949) on ffep; 6 x 3 3/4 in. An important milestone in the history of printing: the first portable Dante, and the first use of Aldus’s famous trademark. $6,500-8,500

132 Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) La Divina Commedia or the Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian & English. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928. Folio, limited edition copy number 1077 of 1475, printed in parallel columns in English and Italian throughout, embellished with fortytwo illustrations after Botticelli, bound in full bright orange parchment, tooled in gold, 12 x 8 in. $300-500 133 Dante, Alighieri (1265-1321) The Divine Comedy, trans. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1867. [with] The New Life, trans. Charles Eliot Norton (1827-1908), first editions, four volumes bound in uniform publisher’s green pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt, t.e.g., some headcaps bumped, with slight damage, rubbed, some spotting to spine of volume one, 7 x 10 in. (4) $600-800

134 Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) Works. London: John Murray, 1888-1891. [Except where noted below.] Sixteen volumes, including: Geological Observations, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1891, third edition; Insectivorous Plants, 1888, second edition; Climbing Plants, 1891, “fifth thousand”; Origin of Species, in two volumes, 1890, sixth edition; Naturalist’s Voyage, 1890, “new edition with portrait”; Animals and Plants under Domestication, in two volumes, 1890, second edition, revised, seventh thousand; Cross and Self-Fertilisation, 1891, third edition; The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1889, third edition; The Descent of Man, in two volumes, second edition “revised and augmented,” 22nd thousand; Fertilisation of Orchids, 1890, second edition, revised, fifth thousand; Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, 1890, second edition; The Different Forms of Flowers, 1888, third thousand; and The Formation of Vegetable Mould, 1888, eleventh thousand (corrected); all volumes bound in uniform tan calf by Zaehnsdorf with gilt spines, labels, inner gilt dentelles, all edges marbled, not numbered on the spines as a set, ex libris William Livingston Watson of Perth, with his bookplate, all edition statements taken from the title pages only, some water staining affecting a few bindings and text pages, each volume is 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in., the set occupies 21 1/2 inches of shelf space. (16) $400-600 135 Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) Works. New York: Appleton, 1896. Fifteen octavo volumes, bound in publisher’s three-quarter red pebbled leather, two head caps chipped with loss of the top third of the spine, other volumes rubbed and chipped, 7 3/4 x 5 in., occupying 21 in. of shelf space. (15) $400-600 136 Decorative Bindings, Sets, Fifty-six Volumes: Works of Alexandre Dumas, New York: Collier & Son, 1902, thirty volumes in brick red cloth bindings. [and] Rudyard Kipling’s Writings in Prose and Verse, New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1908, twenty-six volumes in red cloth bindings. (56) $400-600

137 Decorative Bindings, Sets, Thirty-seven Volumes: Robert Browning’s Complete Works, Camberwell edition, New York: Thomas Crowell, [1898], twelve volumes, housed in the original publisher’s box, red cloth bindings, with brightly stamped gold spines. [and] Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley Novels, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1862, in twenty-five volumes, bound in bright green three-quarter morocco and marbled paper boards, very good. (37) $400-600 138 Decorative Bindings, Thirty-nine Volumes: Sets of Chaucer, Trollope, Goethe, Smollett, and Dryden’s Virgil, dating from 1803-1926, leather spines, gold tooling, generally good, some damage, all in English, the Smollett a limited edition numbered set; the lot occupying 4 1/2 feet of shelf space. $400-600 139 Decorative Bindings, Thirty-four Volumes: Two sets: Courtiers and Favourites of Royalty, and Stoddard’s Lectures, in red and tan leather, spines tooled in gold, good condition, occupying approximately four feet of shelf space. (34) $300-500 140 Decorative Bindings, Twelve Linear Feet: One large set of English literature, Boston, mid-19th century, octavo, tan leather bindings, gilt decorated, marbled boards, making up more than ninety percent of the group, and a few assorted volumes. $300-500

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141 Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) The DickensKolle Letters, ed. Harry B. Smith. Boston: Printed for Members of the Bibliophile Society, 1910. First edition, presentation copy printed on parchment for Harry Smith, presented by the Bibliophile Society, with an inscription to that effect on the ffep, with negatives of the Dickens letter and portrait printed in facsimile in the book inserted; bound in contemporary full stiff board parchment, 9 x 6 3/4 in. $250-350

142 Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) The Personal History of David Copperfield. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1850. Octavo, illustrated with frontispiece, engraved title dated 1850, and thirty-eight additional full-paged illustrations in the text by Hablot Knight Browne [aka Phiz] (1815-1882); bound in three-quarter red calf and buckram boards, by Bayntun, rubbed, ex libris Eustace Conway, with his bookplate 8 1/4 x 5 in. $300-500

143 Dickinson Emily (1830-1886) First [and Second] Series of Poems. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1890 [and 1892]. Two 12mo volumes, first editions, in publisher’s boards, the first series with half gray cloth terminating in a wavy line accented with gold, the title and author’s name stamped in gold, the Indian pipe plant blocked in silver; the second series in full gray cloth, the cover with the same basic motif, stamped completely in gold, slight rubbing at head and tail, both volumes, front board of volume one with light foxing, 7 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. each. (2) $4,000-6,000


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144 Diderot, Denis (1713-1784) Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonne des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers, par une Societe des Gens de Lettres. Paris/Neuchatel/ Amsterdam: Various Printers, 1751-1780. First edition, thirty-five-volume set, with more than 3,000 full-paged engravings, bound in uniform contemporary sponged calfskin bindings, with gilt-tooled spines, with occasional foxing to scattered leaves and plates, generally clean and fresh, a complete unsophisticated copy, in very good condition.

“The purpose of an encyclopedia is to assemble the knowledge scattered over the surface of the earth; to explain its general plan to the men with whom we live and to transmit it to the men who come after us; in order that the labors of centuries past may not be in vain during centuries to come; that our descendants, by becoming better instructed, may as a consequence be more virtuous and happier and that we may not die without having deserved well of the human race.” (Diderot, quoted from the article on encyclopedias in the present work.) “A monument in the history of European thought; the acme of the age of reason; a prime motive force in undermining the ancien regime and in heralding the French Revolution; a permanent source for all aspects of eighteenth century civilizations.” (Printing and the Mind of Man) $60,000-80,000


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145 Dinesen, Isak [aka Karen Blixen] (18851962) Out of Africa. New York: Random House, [1938]. First edition, orange publisher’s cloth with gilt flamingo, black spine, in the dust jacket, 5 /14 x 8 in. $200-300 146 Donne, Alfred Francois (1801-1878) Cours de Microscopie Complementaire des Etudes Medicales. Paris: Bailliere, 1845. First edition, folio, illustrated with twenty plates comprising eight-six microdaguerreotype images taken by Leon Foucault, bound in the original publisher’s boards, scuffed, foxing to half-title and first plate. Cutting-edge daguerreotype technology was almost instantly pressed into the service of science. Every other scientific image reproduced in books up to this moment had been mediated by the artist’s hand and eye. Donne’s use of photographic technology facilitated a more objective view of the blood cells, crystals, sperm cells, and other subjects examined under the microscope. This work contains the first description of the microscopic appearance of leukemia, whose presence Donne linked with abnormal blood pathology. $2,000-3,000 147 Dunmore, Charles Adolphus Murray, Earl of (1841-1907) The Pamirs. London: Murray, 1893. First edition, two octavo volumes, illustrated, bound in three-quarter green morocco and marbled boards by Maclehose, Glasgow, t.e.g., light occasional foxing, spines sunfaded, 8 x 5 in. [with] Robert Curzon’s Armenia, London: Murray, 1854, illustrated, in three-quarter tan calfskin and marbled paper boards, by H. Wood, the leather a little discolored, joints tender, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (3) $400-600

148 Early Printing, Mixed Lot, Seven Volumes: Priapeia, sive Diversorum Poetarum in Priapum Lusus, [17th century?], small format, contemporary binding, engraved title. Jacopo Sannazaro’s Opera Omnia, Lyons: Gryphius, 1587, [bound with] Silius Italicus’s De Bello Punico, Leiden: Candidus, 1598, in a contemporary sheepskin binding with a large fleur-de-lis tooled in blind on both covers and an early monastic woodcut bookplate pasted inside the front board, front cover detached, first title page damaged. Peter Scriverius’s Histoire des Contes d’Hollande, The Hague: Vlaq, 1664, contemporary parchment, Prince of Liechtenstein’s copy. Hugo Grotius’s Poemata Omnia, Leiden: Vogel, 1645, fourth edition, engraved title, clean contents, contemporary parchment. Almanach des Muses, Paris: Delalain, 1776, untrimmed, in the original pale green paper wrappers with date stamped into front cover, half-title. Dorat’s Fables Nouvelles, The Hague/Paris: Delalain, 1776, fourth edition, illustrated with a full-paged engraving before the first page of text and numerous vignettes, contemporary marbled sheepskin, gilt-tooled spine. Catullus, Tibullus, et Propertius, edited by Scaliger et al., Utrecht: Zyll, 1680, engraved title, contemporary stiff board parchment binding. (7) $400-600 149 Egan, Pierce (1772-1849) Life in London. London: for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1821. First edition, second issue, large octavo, illustrated with thirty-six colored plates by the Cruikshanks, and three folding sheets of music, without the half-title and list of subscribers; four pages of advertisements present at end, bound in full contemporary calf, spine gilt, red label; cello tape repair to inner joint of back board, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $700-900 150 Egan, Pierce (1772-1849) Sporting Anecdotes. London: for Sherwood and Jones, 1825. Octavo, new edition, enlarged and improved, illustrated with engraved frontispiece, five plates, including three hand-colored, one folding; all but one by Cruikshank, one after Samuel Alken, in three-quarter calf by Root and Son, spine with sporting-themed gold tooling, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. $300-500

151 English Theological Books, Three, 1653-1733. The Holy Bible [Old and New Testaments, and Psalms, 1669], London: Henry Hills and John Field, 1660, octavo, bound in full contemporary red morocco, tooled ornately in gold over spine and both boards, incorporating the classic English drawer pull tool, and others, a.e.g., marbled endleaves, expertly rebacked, text ruled in red throughout. [with] Victorinus Bythner’s (1605?-1670) Davidis Regis sive Analysis Critico-Practica Psalmorum, London: Flesher and Bee, 1653, quarto, title printed in red and black, text printed in Latin and Hebrew, contemporary boards, blind-tooled and rebacked, some stains and tears. [and] Thomas a Kempis’s The Christian’s Pattern: or a Treatise on the Imitation of Christ, London: Ilive for Knapton, et al., 1733, large octavo, translated by George Stanhope, engraved frontispiece of the crucifixion and full-page engraving of the last supper, water stain, contemporary boards, rebacked. (3) $300-500

152 Escher, Maurits Cornelis (1898-1972) Lot of Books, Catalogs, Posters, and Ephemera. Including eight hardcover books on Escher, in English or Dutch; seventeen softcover titles on Escher, illustrated, including three copies of the Parke-Benet catalog from 1980; nine Escher post cards; and two full-color posters advertising European Escher shows in the 1980s. [and] Twenty-nine other books, catalogs, and journals that publishing the work of Escher and his Dutch contemporaries: three copies of Veth’s Dutch Bookplates, New York: Aldus, 1950, two in English and one in Dutch, with related ephemera; two copies of De Wereld van het Wit en Zwart, Amsterdam, 1949, two copies of the same title, 1959; Vaevo, numbers 26-28, 1929-1931; Delftsche Studenten Almanak, for the year 1919; two copies of Heer Pierlala, 1945; A.G.S. Journaal, number 3, December 1958-January 1959; De Tekens van de Dierenriem, 1963, with a linocut signed by Wim Zwiers; two copies of De Zeven Hoofd-Zonden, 1969; two copies of Gedenkboek, 1947; Print, the magazine of the graphic arts, July 1952; 18 Graphici, 1957, copy number 52, with seventeen of the eighteen signed prints, lacking number seven, the Escher print, with related ephemera; two copies of De Grafische 50, 1962; De Grafische, 1959; Maandblad voor Beeldende Kunsten, 1948; and six other related ephemeral publications. $1,000-1,500


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153 Estinne, Henri (1528?-1598) Thesaurus Graecae Linguae. [Geneva]: Estienne, 1572. First edition, five folio volumes, text printed in Greek and Latin, woodcut device on first title page, this copy printed on the smaller paper, bound in modern half sheepskin and green buckram boards, contents with some minor defects, 8 1/4 x 12 7/8 in. (5) $2,500-3,500

154 Ethiopic Manuscript, Psalter, with Prayers to Mary. Manuscript on parchment in Ge’ez, in black and red throughout, East Africa, late 18thearly 19th century, bound in wooden boards covered with a blind-stamped geometric designs, a non-adhesive binding with the linked sewing structure, fragments of a mirror within the paste downs of the front broad, and a piece of color printed fabric in the back, housed in its original, two-part calfskin traveling case, with ties, worn by intact; spine on binding becoming detached, thumb marks, toning, and other signs of wear to text, 5 x 6 in. $1,000-1,500

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155 European Connections to the Arab World, Four Volumes: Roussel, Napoléon (1805-1878) Mon Voyage en Algérie Raconté à Mes Enfans, Paris: Risler, [c. 1840], 12mo, with frontispiece, illustrated title, and five full-paged illustrations in the text, 196 pages, with a gift inscription on the halftitle dated 1840, “à son cher petit neveu Fritz”; green morocco spine, gilt, watered-silk-texture green cloth boards, vellum tips to boards; binding rubbed, mild to moderate intermittent foxing, 6 3/4 x 4 in. Neuphal, Georges (fl. circa 1860) Vocabulaire Français-Arabe, Beirut: Imprimerie Catholique, 1864, octavo, 284 pages, text in Arabic and French, contemporary half sheepskin and textured paper boards; pages toned with some faults, binding rubbed with surface loss, 8 1/4 x 5 in. Manuscript on paper of the same text, 19th century, with added notes in Arabic, penciled annotations, et cetera, 279 pages, contemporary half leather, and marbled paper boards, worn, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.; St. George’s Catalogue of the Oriental & Turkish Museum. London: Golbourn, [1854], octavo, stated third edition, with additions, rare pamphlet with illustrated title, and twenty wood engravings by James Boggi in the text, in marbled paper wrappers, 7 3/4 x 5 in. The ill-fated St. George’s Gallery, demolished sometime in the 1860s, hosted many interesting exhibitions from the time of its erection in June of 1842. Successful in the mid-1850s, shows there included the Free Exhibition of Modern Art, a South African show, and dioramas of Ireland and the Holy Land. Dickens attended an exhibition at St. Georges featuring ‘Kaffir Life’ in 1853, and walked away with a rather dim opinion of the “Noble Savage.” The Turkish show featured in this promotional program was mounted in 1854. The final exhibition at St. George’s, it featured several tableaux of wax figures depicting notable scenes from Middle-Eastern life, including royal baths, a slave market, and a harem. (4) $600-800

156 Evans, Walker (1903-1975) American Photographs. [New York]: Museum of Modern Art, [1938]. Quarto, glossy paper, illustrated, in publisher’s black cloth, with paper label on spine, corners abraded, cloth fragmentary at joints, torn a little along the spine, 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. [and] Many Are Called, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966, stated first edition, with the errata slip and a price-clipped dust jacket, in publisher’s black cloth, lettered in white, rubbed, jacket slightly rubbed, with small area of spine stripped away where a sticker was removed, colored over in black marker, corners bumped, slight surface abrasions, 8 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (2) $300-500 157 Evans, Walker (1903-1975) Message from the Interior. New York: Eakins Press, [1966]. First edition, very large quarto, with twelve full-paged photogravures of Evans’s work, the text printed in letterpress by the Stinehour Press, each photograph protected with a sheet of glassine tissue, in publisher’s gray textured cloth, with a printed label on the front board, 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. $300-500

158 Exotic Manuscript Lot: Persian, Afghani, Palm Leaf, and African Horn Book. Small octavo poetry manuscript on paper in Persian, 18th century, 18 leaves, in black ink with gold and other colored embellishments, bound in three-quarter red leather and marbled paper boards; paper repairs to text leaves throughout, worming, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; manuscript prayer book, Afghanistan, 19th century, with strongly colored ink illumination, contemporary crude local binding with parchment-like goatskin dyed red (faded), with metallic embellishments and blind stamping, a provincial binding originally fabricated out of two separate pieces of leather; text is water stained with ink transfer throughout, 5 x 2 1/2 in.; palm leaf manuscript in Pali, Sri Lanka, 18th century, with lacquered painted boards, painted polychrome Buddhas inside both boards, sewing perished, some chipping to leaves, boards oxidized on the outside, 17 x 2 in.; African horn book in Arabic inscribed on a handled wooden board, perhaps reused from an existing piece of furniture, with an old nail, text is Bismillah, a school writing exercise, 16 x 8 in. (4) $500-700

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159 Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Light in August. Rahway, New Jersey: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, [1932]. Octavo, stated first printing, with “Jefferson” on page 340, not “Mottstown”; slightly chipped dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins Jr., with minor folds, price intact, but inner corners of front and back flap trimmed, three trimming away only a diagonal eighth of an inch, one trimming away half of the word “can” at the bottom of the inner front flap; in publisher’s rough tan cloth, blocked in blue and orange lettering; slight offsetting to front free end leaves; top edge stained reddish orange, fore edges left rough, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

160 Faulkner, William (1897-1962) A Fable, Signed. New York: Random House, [1954]. Stated first printing, limited edition of 1,000 copies printed on rag paper, signed by Faulkner on limitation page, in the publisher’s slipcase, publisher’s blue cloth binding with chamfered edges, 9 x 6 1/8 in. $500-700 161 Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Notes on a Horsethief, Signed. Greenville, Mississippi: The Levee Press, 1950. First edition, one of 950, signed on the colophon, copy number 696, in decorative publisher’s green cloth boards, 9 1/2 x 6 in. $400-600

162 Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Requiem for a Nun. New York: Random House, [1951]. First edition, limited edition number 132 of 750 copies signed by Faulkner, octavo, 286 pages, in publisher’s three-quarter cloth binding with marbled paper boards, in an acetate jacket, spine slightly sunned, corners lightly bumped, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. $500-700 163 Faulkner, William (1897-1962) The Sound and the Fury. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, [1929]. First edition, with the phrase “First published 1929” printed on the copyright page, octavo, 401 pages, in publisher’s half cream cloth and black and white patterned paper boards, no dust jacket, in a custom made clamshell box, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for Asprey, velvet inserts, half black morocco and buckram, spine ruled and lettered in gilt; taped into an old acetate cover, tape may be adhering to board edges at top and bottom, both boards; endleaves broken along the inner joint front and back, with loosening of the case, spine lettering rubbed, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500


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164 Ferrari, Filippo (fl. circa 1830) Raccolta di Costumi dello Stato Romano. Rome: Antonelli alle Convertite, 1826. Quarto, hand-colored engraved title and thirty engraved plates with contemporary handcoloring, numbered sequentially from one to thirty, with no numbers missing along the way; in bright, well-executed colors, in worn half leather with marbled boards, part of spine missing, leather cracking at joints, rubbed, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $300-400 165 Fine, Oronce (1494-1555) Extract from Geometriae Practicae. [from Protomathesis? Pages 50-99] Paris, 1530. Folio, with bookseller’s letter claiming that this copy belonged to the author; two contemporary inscriptions on the title, and some initials on the rear end leaf, illustrated with woodcuts throughout the text, water stain to top margin of the first ten leaves, contemporary sheepskin binding with some minor damage and old repairs. $400-600 166 Fine, Oronce (1494-1555) Opere. Venice: Senese, 1587. First Italian edition, quarto; illustrated with text woodcuts; first signature browned, in contemporary limp parchment, becoming detached from textblock. $1,000-1,500 167 Frasconi, Antonio (1919-20013) A Whitman Portrait. [New York: Spiral Press, 1960]. First edition, number 350 of 525, signed by Frasconi on the limitation page, woodcut illustrations throughout, printed entirely on handmade Goyu paper from Japan, publisher’s original printed paper over boards, with glassine dust wrapper, some occasional, minor, faint spotting, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $300-500 168 Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713) Memoires pour Servir a L’Histoire de la Maison de Brandebourg. Berlin and The Hague: Neaulme, 1751. Octavo, title page printed in red and black, engraved vignette on title, engraved privilege leaf, two folding maps, two folding tables, in contemporary sponged calf, gold-tooled spine, marbled endleaves, head chipped, 6 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. $200-300

169 Freher, Paul (1611-1682) Theatrum Virorum Eruditione Clarorum. Nuremberg: Hofmann & Knorz, 1688. First edition, folio, engraved title, frontispiece portrait, typographical title printed in red and black, complete, with eighty-two full-page engravings, each with sixteen individual portraits in a grid; two-thirds of plate 37 torn away, text complete with index; bound in full German parchment over boards, spine detached, parchment at front joint split, first few leaves detached, spotting to endleaves. This reference work includes biographies of more than 2,500 prominent contemporary catholic and protestant theologians, lawyers, judges, doctors, artists, architects, philosophers, royalty, and nobility. The index is especially helpful. $300-400 170 French, Jacob (1754-1817) The Psalmodist’s Companion in Four Parts. Worcester: by Leonard Worcester for Isaiah Thomas, 1793. First edition, with square brackets enclosing copyright statement on title, page forty-five misnumbered fifty-four, oblong format, 100 pages; bound in original limp paper, with blue covering paper, leather spine, covering damaged with losses to paper, old signature and corner tear with loss to blank margin of title, contents evenly toned with occasional spotting, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ESTC locates four copies in American libraries, two at the American Antiquarian Society, one at the Newberry Library, and one at the University of Washington. $600-800 171 Freneau, Philip (1752-1832) Poems Written between the Years 1768 & 1794, by Philip Freneau of New Jersey. Monmouth, New Jersey: at the Press of the Author, 1795. Second edition, octavo, with the half-title and errors in paging, with N.J. in square brackets in the imprint; in contemporary sheepskin boards, quite worn, both boards detached, label missing, contents deeply toned throughout, with signs of wear and damage, a large copy with deckle edges, 8 x 4 3/4 in. $250-350

172 Freneau, Philip (1752-1832) Poems. Philadelphia: Lydia R. Bailey, 1809. Third edition, two octavo volumes, engraved frontispieces in each volume, contents toned, some spotting, in contemporary sheep, joints repaired, rubbed, 4 x 7 in. [with] Paltsits’s Bibliography of the Separate and Collected works of Philip Freneau, New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1903, limited edition; and Leary’s The Last Poems of Philip Freneau, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1945, in the jacket. (4) $200-300 173 Freneau, Philip (1752-1832) The Poems of Philip Freneau Written Chiefly During the Late War. Philadelphia: Francis Bailey, 1786. First edition, printed on the thicker paper, as noted in ESTC, distinguished by the absence of a page number on page 257, as in this copy, with the half-title, bound in contemporary marbled tree-patterned sheepskin, original label intact, front joint cracked, corners bumped, discoloration on front and rear endleaves, probably from an old adhesive; contents toned, with spotting and other signs of wear, 6 1/8 x 3 1/3 in. Freneau is considered the poet of the American Revolution, his dark and evocative work influenced the work of subsequent American poets, including Poe, Emerson, and Thoreau. $600-900 174 Frost, Robert (1874-1963) East of Mercy. New York: Henry Holt [printed at the Spiral Press], [1947]. Limited edition, signed by Frost, number 477 of 750, printed in blue and black throughout, in the original glassine dust wrapper (fragmentary and torn) and slipcase (bumped and rubbed), in half blue buckram and tan paper boards, with a gilt label on the front board, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. [and] A Masque of Reason, by the same author, New York: Henry Holt [printed at the Spiral Press], 1945. Limited edition, signed by Frost, number 444 of 800, printed in brown and black throughout, in an acetate dust wrapper and original slipcase (rubbed and bowed), in half tan buckram and dark brown paper boards, with a gilt label on the front board, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. $400-600

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177 Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Noanoa: Voyage de Tahiti. Munich: by R. Piper & Co., for the Marees Gesellschaft, 1926. Limited edition, copy number twenty-six of eighty, hand-bound in full yellow morocco, boards gilt-ruled, author and title gilt-tooled on the spine, with the original paper wrappers (spine perished) and the original folding cardboard cover, both blocked in black with the same design, spine of book and cover slightly sunned, 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. This facsimile of Gauguin’s original manuscript notebook includes reproductions of drawings and notes printed in color throughout. In cases where the artist tipped a sketch that was originally drawn on a separate piece of paper into his book, the publishers have done the same, printing on a thinner separate sheet and tipping it onto the page. Gauguin’s original notebook is held at the Louvre. $600-800 178 Genius: Zeitschrift für Werdende und Alte Kunst. Munich/Leipzig: Kurt Wolff, 1919 [-1921]. Three folio volumes, one for each year, each bound in half parchment, with the emblem of the publication, a deer jumping over a lotus flower and the letter G, stamped in gilt onto the front board of each volume, the sides covered in blue, green, and dark orangecolored paper, each volume more than 300 pages long, illustrated throughout with artists’ prints, including some original lithographs and woodcuts tipped onto heavy paper, and others; binding problems in the 1919 volume, the vellum spine coming loose from the boards, each book is: 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. Genius championed the works of 20th century German Expressionists. Editors Hans Mardersteig and Carl Georg Heise sought to compare the latest trends in emerging German art to its significant historical predecessors. The literary section of the magazine published the work of Franz Kafka, Hermann Hesse, Maxim Gorky, and others. (3) $400-600 179 Gibbon, Edward (1737-1794) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. London: by Dove for Cowie, et al., 1825. Eight octavo volumes, portrait frontispiece of Gibbon in volume one, three folding maps, uniformly bound in full contemporary diced calf, spines tooled and lettered in gilt, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 10 in. $500-700


175 Fulvius, Andreas (fl. 1510-1543) Illustrium Ymagines. [Lyons]: Francois Juste [and Antonius Blanchard, 1524.] Small quarto, xylographic compartment title printed in red and black, 116 leaves, all pages, except for the index leaves, printed within woodcut borders, most with medallions containing portraits of emperors and others, text in italic type throughout, title thumbed, some slight worming, in modern paper boards, 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. [and] Lilius Gregorius Giraldus’s Libelli Duo, Basel: Oporinum, [1551], 313 pages, plus index, ownership inscription on title, and an attempt in ink to cross out the printer’s name on title page and colophon, contemporary notes in pencil throughout, later boards, water staining, 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (2) $500-700

176 Galton, Samuel John (1753-1832) The Natural History of Birds Intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Children. London: for J. Johnson, 1791. 12mo, six parts in three volumes, containing 116 full-paged illustrations of birds; contemporary tree calf, gilt, hinges split; spines rubbed, labels chipped; one endcap and endband missing; part of one signature starting; contents clean; ex libris Robert Napier, Alexander Young, and J.R.P. Forrest; 4 x 7 in. $400-600


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180 Greece, Four Volumes: Christopher Wordsworth’s Greece, Pictorial, Descriptive & Historical, London: Orr, 1840, illustrated, three-quarter morocco, scattered water stains. Allom’s Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Church of Asia Minor, London: Fisher, [n.d.], illustrated, in gold-stamped green morocco binding, a.e.g. Williamson’s Gods and Mortals in Love, London, [n.d.], illustrated by Edmund Dulac, in publisher’s cloth. Puaux’s Grece, Terre Aimee des Dieux, Paris, 1932, publisher’s printed paper wraps, limited edition, number 287 of 400, illustrated. (4) $300-500 181 Greece, Four Volumes: Herodotus’s History, translated by George Rawlinson, New York: Tandy-Thomas, [1909], in two volumes, in three-quarter morocco bindings. Christopher Wordsworth’s Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical, London: Orr, 1840, illustrated, in three-quarter morocco, some scattered spotting. Agnes Smith’s Glimpses of Greek Life and Scenery, London: Hurst & Blackett, 1884, in gilt publisher’s cloth. (4) $300-500


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182 Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859) German Popular Stories. London: Baldwyn, 1823 [and] London: Robins, 1826. First English edition, two 12mo volumes, with half-titles in both, illustrated with engraved titles in each, and twenty etchings by Cruikshank, no advertisements in volume one; one page of ads in volume two, and the following points of issue: volume one: two dots over the letter “a” in Marchen on the engraved title; the plate entitled “Travelling Musicians” has no additional text; printed list of plates on page 218; and the last of the notes refers to page seven of the preface; bound in fine crushed rust-colored morocco by Riviere, a.e.g., very good, with a sales receipt from Maggs, 1927, 6 3/4 x 4 in. (2) $3,000-5,000

183 Grotius, Hugo (1583-1645) et alia, Five Volumes: Including Florum Sparsio ad Ius Justinianeum, Amsterdam: Jansson, 1642; Zyn Leven en Bedryf, Amsterdam: Ravesteyn, 1662; John Milton’s Pro Populo Anglicano Defensio, London: Gardianis, 1651; Defensio Regia, Pro Carolo I., [n.p.:] Sumptibus Regiis, 1649, [bound with] Milton’s Defensio Secunda Pro Populo Anglicano, The Hague: Vlacq, 1654; [and] Democritus Ridens, sive Campus Recreationum Honestarum, cum Exorcismo Melancholiae, Amsterdam: Jansson, 1655; all small format in contemporary parchment bindings, approximately 5 1/4 x 3 in. each. (5) $400-600

184 Guide to the Union Pacific R.R. Lands. 12,000,000 Acres. Omaha: Republican Steam Printing House, 1870. Octavo, original printed pink paper wrappers, frontispiece map, large folding map of the first 200 miles of the railway, the Nebraska land grants from 1862 to 1864; 36 pages, stab sewn; some spotting, folding, and water stains, maps with slight tears, 9 x 5 7/8 in. $250-350 185 Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928) Desperate Remedies. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1871. First edition of Hardy’s first novel, in three volumes, issued anonymously, limited to an edition of 500 copies; volume three dampstained; the three bound in 20th century uniform half red leather, marbled boards, t.e.g. $750-1,200


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186 Harris, Laura (fl. circa 1940) The Happy Little Choo-Choo. New York: Wm. Penn Publishing Corp., [1944]. Oblong format, illustrated in color and with sliding tab animation by Julian Wehr, in the original full-color dust jacket, all tabs, pages and the jacket in an exceptional state of condition, as though never read or used, 10 1/4 x 8 in. overall. [and] Norton, Frank Henry (fl. circa 1870) Illustrated Historical Register of the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876 and of the Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1878, New York: the American News Company, [1879], folio, illustrated with colored lithographic frontispiece, additional color plates, and hundreds of engravings, in publisher’s threequarter leather and gold-stamped cloth boards, both boards detached, 19 x 13 3/4 in. $300-500

187 Harris, William Cornwallis, Sr., Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa, Delineated from Life in their Native Haunts. London: for the Proprietor, by W. Pickering, to be had of Colnaghi, Wood, and Cadell, 1840. Folio, with all thirty hand-colored lithographic illustrations “drawn on stone” by Frank Howard, and black and white lithographic vignettes at the end of each chapter, bound in contemporary three-quarter pebbled morocco and marbled boards; text leaves foxed, spotted, and water stained throughout, with a signature or two quite brown, foxing less evident on the plates, but still present intermittently, 22 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

188 Hazart, Cornelius (1617-1690) Kirchen Geschichte. Vienna: Voigt, 1678. Folio, volume one only of three, engraved title, typographical title printed in red and black, illustrated with folding engraved portrait of the dedicatee, Ferdinand Bonaventure, twentynine text engravings, and a full-page portrait of Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591-1666), text printed in two columns throughout, bound in later vellum, contents with occasional spotting, two pages in the index with small holes, 12 x 7 1/2 in. Hazart was a Jesuit priest who in this work compiles the adventures of the missionaries of his order in the Far East. Some but not all of the engravings are adapted from Kircher’s China Illustrata, many depict original subjects, and are admirably executed. $200-300



189 Heberden, William (1710-1801) Commentarii de Morborum Historia et Curatione. London: Payne, 1802. First edition, octavo, stains in first and last few leaves, library stamps on two text leaves, modern half calf and marbled paper boards, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $200-400

190 Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) A Farwell to Arms. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1929. Octavo, first trade edition, first issue, without the legal disclaimer, in a first issue dust jacket, with the “Katharine Barclay” misspelling inside the front flap; bound in publisher’s black cloth with gold labels on spine and front board, some surface abrasion and fading to dust jacket, spine of jacket sunned, back evenly toned; offsetting to endleaves, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

191 Herbarium Albums, Europe, 1865-1866. Two albums compiled by Boston-born Eliza Gill Bradlee Winchester (1830-1896), who married Henry Shroeder Taylor (1824-1886) in 1848. One in dark green pebbled leather, a.e.g., the other in full parchment with gold tooling and inlaid leather embellishments; each page contains pressed botanical specimens tacked minutely to the page with thread; a thinner sheet of paper has been pasted over the verso of each leaf, to hide the knots, some specimens are displayed in separate mountings, sometimes several to a page, bouquets and other artful combinations of plants are present throughout, all nicely preserved; the plants were picked while Eliza toured Europe in 1865 and 1866, culminating in the birth of her daughter Louisa Schroeder Taylor on June 9, 1866, in Paris, which Eliza celebrates by spelling out her daughter’s initials in moss, once in each album. Specimens are from England, France, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Austria, and Italy; leather album: 11 x 8 in.; parchment album: 13 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. $400-600


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192 Hevelius, Johannes (1611-1687) Prodromus Astronomiae and Firmamentum Sobiescianum. Danzig: Stollius, 1690. First edition, folio, two parts in one volume; part one with half-title, typographical title page mounted, repairing a closed tear; two double-page presentation plates, each mounted on a guard; small tear at the inner margin of the second plate, minor discoloration along the top blank margin due to incorrect folding; full-aged engraved portrait of the author, one engraved text illustration and many typographical tables; part two with large engraved vignette on verso of last text leaf, one full-paged engraving, and fifty-four double-paged engravings of constellations, all mounted on guards; the double-page plate depicting Andromeda [Figure V] in facsimile, on thicker paper stock consistent with the endleaves in this later binding of 18th century German sheepskin and speckled paper boards, leather at joints cracking; occasional spotting, limited discoloration along the top edge that varies in intensity, some leaves toned, spotted, marginal tears. Hevelius catalogs 1,564 stars in this celestial atlas, the most exhaustive, accurate, and important of its kind when published. Each star listed under its parent constellation and organized by stellar magnitude. He maps the heavens from the outside looking in, using latitude, longitude, right ascension, and declination as the tools of orientation. $10,000-15,000

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193 Hill, John [Botanist] (1716-1775) The British Herbal. London: for Osborne, Shipton, et al., 1756. First edition, folio, untrimmed, with deckle edges throughout, in blue paper boards, leather spine, illustrated with a frontispiece, title and other engraved vignettes, and seventy-five full-paged botanical plates, ex libris Lorande Loss Woodruff (1879-1947) Yale professor of biology, with his blind stamps and rubber stamp on some pages, signature on ffep, and an offprint of a monograph on Hill by Woodruff, with five notes and letters in a pocket inside the back cover of the monograph marked “provenance”; binding rubbed, worn and stained, contents good, 19 1/8 x 12 in. $1,200-1,500


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194 Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil. London: Printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. Small folio, head edition, with later issue engraved frontispiece, and folding table, 18th century calf, boards detached, ink spot on frontis and title, one blank corner of the table torn away, not affecting the text, 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. Hobbes’s seminal work of political theory was composed in the midst the English Civil War, which saw the sovereign executed by an elected parliament, and replaced by a governing Commonwealth. Hobbes argues in favor of the social contract and an absolute ruler. The upheaval of the Interregnum was still unresolved when Leviathan was published. Its influence was vast. In 1653, Cromwell established a Protectorate, and made himself direct personal ruler. England continued in this limbo until Charles II returned to replace his slain father on the British throne in 1660. $2,500-3,500

195 Hogenberg, Nicolaus (c. 1500-1539) Gratae et Laboris Aequae Posteritati. Antwerp: Hondius, c. 1610-1612. Folio, engraved dedication leaf, followed by thirty-eight numbered engraved plates, and a repeat of the dedication, each engraving trimmed, the cartouche at the top trimmed away on every plate, and mounted into a large sheet, probably sometime during the 17th century; [bound with] Pompa Funebris Caroli V. Bruxellis, The Hague: Hondius, 1619, with thirty-seven full-paged plates treated in the manner described above, plate five probably inserted later, in 17th century full parchment over stiff boards, ex libris Sir William StirlingMaxwell, with his bookplate inside the front board, some plates browned, some with ink stains, minor damage, 21 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. [together with] William Stirling-Maxwell’s The Chief Victories of the Emperor Charles the Fifth, London: for the editor, 1870, signed, part of the inscription rubbed out, copy 163 of 200; and Stirling-Maxwell’s The Procession of Pope Clement VII, Edinburgh: Edmonston & Doughlas, 1875, copy number 41 of 250. (3) $2,000-4,000

196 Homer (c. 850 BC) The Iliad and Odyssey of Homer translated into English Blank Verse by W[illiam] Cowper. London: for J. Johnson, 1791. Two large quarto volumes, first edition of Cowper’s translation, not collated, small stains to title, and faint water stains to preliminaries in first volume, bound in later three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spines with red labels, 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (2) $200-300 197 Homer (c. 850 BC) Works, in Greek. Cambridge: Crownfield, 1711. Two quarto volumes, in contemporary boards, rebacked, boards becoming detached, first part of volume one with water stain at the foot and attendant softening, not collated, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (2) $400-600


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198 Hughes, Langston (1902-1967) Two Titles, Inscribed. Not Without Laughter. New York: Knopf, 1930. Stated third printing, in decorative publisher’s cloth, inscribed on ffep, library stamp on page 101, binding slightly worn, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. [with] The Big Sea, New York: Knopf, 1945, inscribed on ffep, in publisher’s light blue cloth, stamped in red and greenish-blue, with the dust jacket, the text printed on yellow paper due to wartime rationing, [and] Handy, William Christopher (1873-1958) Father of the Blues, New York: Macmillan, 1941, stated first edition, inscribed by Handy on ffep, to dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham (1909-2006), “whose talent I recognised some years ago and whose achievements are remarkable,” 12 August 1941, in publisher’s blue cloth, stamped in black, with edge and shelf wear, spine sunned, inscription bold and distinctive, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (3) $400-600 199 Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Les Misérables. New York: Carleton, 1862. First American edition, first edition in English, in five volumes, in publisher’s purplish-brown textured cloth boards, tooled in blind on covers and spines, advertisements at the end of each volume, except for St. Denis; text printed in two columns throughout; with orange end leaves in all volumes; occasional spotting, some limited even toning to single leaves, one spine head with short tear, spines slightly sunned, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (5) $600-800

200 Hunt-related Books, Sixteen Volumes: Including eleven volumes of the works of Robert Smith Surtees (1805-1864), a later edition, bound in uniform three-quarter red morocco; The Analysis of the Hunting Field, London: Ackerman, 1846, with illustrations by H. Alken, in three-quarter red morocco; The Chace, the Turf, and the Road, by Nimrod, London: Murray, 1870, in full red leather by Zaehnsdorf; Vyner’s Notitia Venatica, London: John Camden Hotten, [1872], illustrated, in cloth; Grand’s Colonel Weatherford and his Friends, New York: Derrydale, 1933, in red publisher’s binding; and William Scarth Dixon’s Hunting in the Olden Days, Boston: Small Maynard and Co., [n.d.] with an autograph letter signed by the author inserted, illustrated, bound in three-quarter green morocco. (16) $300-400

201 Iapi Oaye, the Word Carrier, edited by Stephen and Alfred Riggs. Greenwood, South Dakota: Published by the Dakota Mission, January-December, 1878,volume VII, numbers one through twelve, lacking the October issue, number ten; each issue is a foliosized bifolium, with four printed pages, the covers feature a decorative wood engraved masthead and a large engraving depicting a story, religious vignette, or news item featured inside; the text on the front cover and inside the paper is in Dakota, in the Santee dialect, only the final page of the paper is in English; two old rust holes from a single staple (now removed) at the back edge of each issue, 16 1/2 to 17 x 11 1/2 in. (11) $800-1,000


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202 Illuminated Letter, c. 1450. Large initial C clipped from a large parchment musical manuscript, with the IHS emblem surmounted by an angel, and two angelic supplicants beneath, painted in red, green, and blue, with grotesque faces worked into the blue stylized acanthus that makes up the letter itself, gold ground, highlighted in translucent white, plaitwork border, and an interesting stylized log painted in green at the foot, in a carved, gilt, double-glazed frame, with the music visible on the verso, 3 3/4 x 5 in., 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. overall, with frame. $1,500-2,000

203 Illuminated Manuscript Leaves, Songs from the Canticles. Two separate parchment leaves, music written in black in on a red staff, two large initials in red and blue on each side of each sheet, c. 1600, one leaf with old damage in one corner and water stain, 15 x 22 in. $150-250

204 Italian-Arabic Manuscript on Paper, 17th Century. Quarto, 138 pages, seven gatherings, each numbered in red ink at the foot on the verso of the last bifolium, all in ten leaves, except for the third gathering, which contains eleven leaves, the presence of a stub along with continuous paginations suggests a scribal cancel of the excised leaf; text in parallel Arabic and Italian on facing pages; last numbered text leaf is 135, followed by a short table; bound in contemporary Italian parchment, edges decorated in red with a sponge design, some worming, covers clean, contents subject to minor offsetting and bleeding from the iron oxide ink and the occasional spot, generally fresh, 7 1/2 x 5 in. The text consists of an exhaustive compendium of Italian Christian prayers translated into Arabic. $300-500


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205 Ives, Joseph C. (1829-1868) Report Upon the Colorado River of the West. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1861. First edition, illustrated with numerous illustrations, folding maps, some plates in color, in contemporary sheepskin boards, rebacked with Japanese paper, original label replaced, spotting, 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. $250-350

206 Japanese Fairy Tales, Fifteen Volumes: late 19th century, fourteen limp volumes printed on crepe paper, all illustrated in color throughout; Princess Splendor, the Woodcutter’s Daughter, printed on paper, Tokyo: the Kobunsha, 1889; other titles include: Kachi Kachi Mountain, The Silly Jelly-Fish, The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-Fade, Battle of the Monkey and the Crab, The Mouse’s Wedding, The Old Man and the Devils, The Boy Urashima, The Serpent with Eight Heads, The Matsuyama Mirror, The Hare of Imasa, Schippeitaro, The Cub’s Triumph, My Lord Bag-O’-Rice, and The Wooden Bowl. (15) $400-600

207 Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784) A Dictionary of the English Language. London: by W. Strahan [and twenty others], 1773. Fourth edition, two folio volumes, lacking everything before signature B in volume one, text not collated, both volumes disbound, a reading or donor copy, 15 3/4 x 10 in. (2) $300-500

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208 Johnston, Robert (fl. circa 1815) Travels Through Part of the Russian Empire and the Country of Poland Along the Southern Shores of the Baltic. London: for J.J. Stockdale, 1815. Large quarto, illustrated with twenty handcolored plates (including the frontispiece), two maps, one full-paged uncolored plate of Russian farming implements, and one text illustration, bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco, tooled in gilt on spine and both boards, a.e.g., front board detached, rubbed, spine cracked down the center, 11 1/2 x 9 in. $700-900

209 Jonson, Ben (1572-1637) The Works, ed. William Gifford (1756-1826). London: for Nicol, et al., by Bulmer, 1816. Nine octavo volumes, first edition, engraved portrait in volume one, the set bound in full speckled 17th century-style calf by Root and Son, spines with two labels, and dated at the foot of each, inner gilt dentelles, t.e.g., marbled endleaves, leather a bit dry, boards attached, 9 1/2 x 6 in., one linear foot on the shelf. $400-600

210 Jonstonus, Joannes (1603-1675) Historiae Naturalis de Arboribus et Plantis. Heilbronn: Eckebrecht, 1768-1769. Two folio volumes, titles printed in red and black, illustrated with engraved frontispiece, and 137 full-paged plates of tress and plants in the two volumes combined, bound in uniform contemporary German half calf, and paste paper boards, gilt ruled spines with decorative labels, edges stained green, spines failing, with portions missing, labels intact, joints cracked, spotting and foxing to the leaves, 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000


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211 Jonstonus, Joannes (1603-1675) Historiae Naturalis de Piscibus et Cetis [and] De Insectis, De Serpentibus, et Draconibus. Amsterdam: Johannes Jacob, son of Schipper, 1657. Folio, illustrated with two engraved titles; forty-eight full-paged plates of fish and cetaceans; twenty full-paged plates of crustaceans, squids, octopi, jellies, sea stars, mollusks, bivalves, and other assorted ocean life; twenty-eight full-paged engravings of insects, arachnids, and other similar creatures; and twelve plates of snakes and dragons; contemporary calf, joints cracked, old end cap and corner repairs, dusty and dry, contents with the occasional ink spot, toning, 14 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. This volume represents half of Jonstonus’s work, which should also include a volume on quadrupeds, and another on birds. $1,200-1,500 212 Josephus, Flavius The Famous and Memorable Workes. London: at the charges of G. Bishop, S. Waterson, P. Short, and Tho. Adams, 1602. Folio, first English edition, first word of title is xylographic, printer’s woodcut device on colophon, divisional title printed on singlet in signature Ggg; title page stained and mounted with loss, following two preliminaries with lessening degrees of the same large stain, contents generally good, with some slight water stains, an opening with wiped up ink stains, some random tears and incidental damage to text, last few leaves with stains, repair to hole, verso of colophon; bound in later leather boards, later endleaves, front board detached, 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Seven copies in U.S. libraries, according to ESTC. $300-500 213 Juvenile Pastimes or Girls’ and Boys’ Book of Sports. New Haven: S. Babcock, 1850. 24mo, title page dated 1849, in blue printed wrappers, 16 pages, with an illustrated border on the front and back covers, wood engravings throughout, single signature, covers tender, 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. This diminutive publication includes an early mention of baseball, and two illustrations of children playing the game. $400-600



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214 Kearsley, George (d. 1790) Kearsly’s [sic] Gentleman and Tradesman’s Pocket Ledge, for the Year 1776. London: for Kearsly, [1776]. Octavo, 192 pages, clean interior with contemporary notes throughout, in its original, tattered limp sheepskin binding with flap, most likely red originally, now faded to tan, with holes in leather from worming, leather released from boards, endleaves loose, but clean; with inscriptions in the hand of John Carne (17321798) of Nash Manor, in Wales, just south of Newport, in Monmouthshire; with repeated use of his “J. Carne” stamp, “Carne” inscribed on the edges of the leaves at the top, and “Nash” at the foot, 6 1/4 x 4 in. Carne includes detailed information throughout about this pocket book, which includes a calendar, and pages for account-keeping. He makes notes of his travels, expenses in running in the manor, family news, and other items of interest, including a note on Friday, December 13, 1776, “This day appointed a Fast on account of the troubles in America,” and a note on the ffep regarding his wife. He has recorded his own weight (183 pounds), the weight of his daughter Nelly (46 pounds, aged seven), and his wife Jenny’s weight (149 pounds), which is highlighted with an asterisk and the following note, “N.B.: Jenny Carne is increased since Feb. 1775—34 pounds.” Kearsleys are rare, in all editions mentioned in ESTC, only one copy of one edition is found in a U.S. library. Codrington Library has the complete run, other U.K. holdings are spotty. $300-500

215 Keats, John (1795-1821) Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems. London: for Taylor & Hessey, 1820. First edition, 12mo, with half-title and advertisement leaf dated June 26, 1820, no ads at end, with half-titles for each poem/ section, and colophon on the verso of K3, the last leaf; bound in half morocco, ex libris Daniel Fuller Appleton (1826-1904), with his bookplate pasted inside the front board and a note that it was a souvenir from the sale of Appleton’s books, April 13-14, 1903, by his son Colonel Francis Randall Appleton Jr. (1885-1974), later presented to John Hay (b. 1915), F.R. Appleton’s nephew, son of his sister Alice Appleton (b. 1894), who married Clarence Leonard Hay (1884-1969); occasional minor spotting, front board almost completely detached, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. [with] Keats’s Hyperion, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1905, folio, number 125 of 225 copies printed, a facsimile of the original manuscript, in publisher’s boards, ffep browned, and torn with loss. (2) $3,000-5,000


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216 Keller, Helen. The Story of My Life. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1904. Octavo, stated “special edition” on title, with illustrations and an additional chapter by Keller, in publisher’s red cloth, stamped in gilt, with a black and white picture inset on the front board, rubbed, foxing to tissue guard facing the frontispiece, and a leaf or two in the text, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $700-900

217 King James Bible, Old and New Testament in English, Authorized Version. London: Robert Barker, [1611/1613]. Folio, “She” Bible, with the typographical error (he for she) corrected in Ruth 3:15 this copy; lacking the general title page, the map, and the final leaf, Nnnn4; title page within elaborate woodcut compartment for the New Testament present in this copy, calendar printed in red and black; this copy contains the Apocrypha and Speed’s Genealogies, it is printed in seventy-two lines per column, see Darlow & Moule 322; ESTC S122066; bound in contemporary, or slightly later boards, very small fragments of the original general title adhering to the inside of the front board, binding and sewing failing, with old repairs, text leaves starting, faults to text leaves including tears, stains, long ink inscription on the verso of the New Testament title page, 15 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000

218 Kingston, Richard (b. 1635?) A True History of the Several Designs and Conspiracies against his Majesties Sacred Person and Government as they were continually Carry’d on from 1688 till 1697. London: for the author, sold by Abel Roper, 1698. Octavo, without the leaf before the title, ?blank, with no advertisements at the end of the text, in contemporary speckled calf, tooled in blind, later label, short crack at the top of the front board, later label and endleaves, 6 1/2 x 4 in. $300-500 219 Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1963) The Jungle Book. London: Macmillan & Co., 1894. First edition, with frontispiece, illustrated throughout by Kipling, Drake, and Frenzeny, bound in publisher’s blue cloth with gold stamping, three elephants with riders on the front cover; Rikki Tikki and Nagaina on the spine, a.e.g., bookplate inside front board and an inscription dated 1894 on ffep, “Jack Alden, Paris”; text block shifted forward slightly, outer cloth cracking a little along the back joint, some scattered foxing to title and occasionally to text leaves, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $300-500


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220 Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680) Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae. Rome: Scheus, 1646. Folio, first edition, engraved title, separate title for the second part, illustrated with forty engraved plates extraneous to the collation, some folding, and four of which are engraved tables, page 513 contains a large typographical table, and was folded by the original binder to assure that it was not trimmed too closely; Jesuit geographical family tree repaired on the verso, ownership inscription of Stephan Spleiss (1623-1693) on ffep, with a few notes in the text; contents generally good, in contemporary blind-tooled alum-tawed pigskin over paper boards, ties lost, edges stained blue, 12 x 7 3/4 in. $4,000-5,000

221 Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680) Musaeum Kircherianum, ed. Filippo B(u)onanni. Amsterdam: Jansson-Waesberg, 1709. Folio, engraved portrait and 171 engraved plates, contents clean, in contemporary speckled sheepskin, worn and defective. Kircher presided over the collections Alfonso Donnino left to the Jesuits when he died in 1651. This illustrated catalog provides a snapshot of the diverse interests of European collectors in the early modern period. $3,000-5,000




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222 Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680) China Monumentis. Amsterdam: Joannes Jansson a Waesberg & Elizeum Weyerstraet, 1667. Folio, engraved title, engraved vignette on typographical title, typographical title torn with 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. C-shaped lacuna to the blank margin; full-paged engraved portrait of Kircher in his library; large folding map of China, large folding table of Eastern languages torn and repaired, two full-paged engraved plates of Syriac inscriptions; large folding map of Asia torn with slight reparable loss, tape repairs, on ink spot, detached from book; fullpaged plate of the miraculous cross of Saint Thomas in India; eleven text engravings mainly depicting people; full-paged engraving of the Mughal Emperor; three text engravings of animals; full-paged standing portrait of Kam Hi, the second emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty; two full-paged engravings of typical regional Chinese types, each with six frames; full-paged standing portrait of the Jesuit astronomer Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1592-1666); full-paged standing portrait of Matteo Ricci and Li Paulus Magnus; two full-paged engravings of a Japanese woman with a bird in two different domestic settings; text engraving of an Indian religious rite; full-paged engraving of a Chinese temple; folding engraving of a Chinese painting; text engraving depicting a Japanese religious rite; text engraving of the Buddha on a lotus; full-paged engraving of a seated many-armed Buddha on a lotus with Sanskrit inscription; two repeated text engravings: the Japanese and Indian rites; full-paged anatomical Brahma man engraving; ten text engravings illustrating a Hindu Brahman tale, the first engraving, signed, Mm, pasted over the original imprint, which was mistakenly printed upside down; five full-paged engravings of Sanskrit; three large text engravings depicting a dragon fighting a tiger, seven mountains with reference to Ursa Major, and a carved idol; text engraving of a baby floating on a small raft in the middle of a lake; ten text engravings of botanical subjects; text-size engraving printed on an otherwise blank sheet extraneous to the collation (considered full-paged: Qqq); five text engravings of animals and birds; text engraving of an underground kiln; full-paged engraving of a bridge; text engraving of the great wall, with an elephant; text engraving of two large bells; eight text engravings of Chinese characters; text engraving of a calligrapher; lacking Hh2, the middle leaf of the index, and Hh4 ?blank. Plate count: engraved title; portrait of Kircher; two folding maps; two folding engravings; twenty-one full-paged engravings; and fifty-nine text engravings; bound in later leather, boards dry, rebacked, text leaves 15 x 9 1/2 in. Occasional spotting and tears. $1,000-1,500


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223 Knight, Charles (1791-1873) The Popular History of England. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1856. Eight octavo volumes, illustrated, bound in uniform gilt-tooled three-quarter morocco, with marbled paper boards, t.e.g., slightly rubbed, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in., one foot of shelf space. (8) $200-400 224 Kunitz, Stanley (1905-2006) The Coat Without a Seam. [Northampton, Massachusetts: Gehenna Press, 1974]. Limited edition, signed by Kunitz on the limitation page, number 150 of 150, bound in gilt-lettered half-vellum and blue paper boards, portrait of Kunitz on the title page by Leonard Baskin, text printed in red and black, 11 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. $300-400

225 La Harpe, Jean-Francois de (1739-1803) Abrégé de L’Histoire Générale des Voyages. Paris: Hotel de Thou, 1780-Paris: Moutardier, 1801. Thirty-two octavo volumes, without the atlas volume, illustrated, bound in uniform speckled calf, gilt spines, uniform, with matching labels, a few heads chipped, generally good, boards attached, ex libris Camille Aboussouan (19192013), with his bookplate, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in., occupying nearly four feet of shelf space. La Harpe compiled the results of the notable explorers of his era in this extensive work, including Cook, Dampier, Carteret, Kaempfer, Bernier, Bruce, Norden, Anson, Bougainville, and others. (32) $800-1,200

226 La Libre Belgique. [January 1915-12 November 1918]. Issues one through 171 bound in a single volume, half red leather and buckram boards, ex libris Brand Whitlock (1869-1934), with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, copies of this periodical are printed on various paper stocks throughout, some edges are chipping, some are brown, and others are good, condition varies greatly, 8 1/2 x 12 in., with a letter from 1942 by Whitlock’s widow to Harry Flagler (1870-1952) inserted, and L’Histoire Merveilleuse de La Libre Belgique, Brussels: Dewit, 1919, preface by Whitlock, second edition, in original publisher’s paper covers, printed in three colors, with surface abrasion and slight tear to spine, 4 1/2 x 7 in. Brand Whitlock served as the American ambassador to Belgium through the German occupation of World War I. He was appointed by Woodrow Wilson in 1913. (2) $600-800


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227 Lange, Dorothea (1895-1965) An American Exodus. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, [1939]. First edition, illustrated with 112 black and white photographs, bound in publisher’s blue cloth, lettered in gold, in the dust jacket, slight water damage to binding and jacket, jacket rubbed, with an abrasion at the bottom of the front panel, and other marginal surface abrasions, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. $700-900 228 Latvian Books, One Box. Mostly 20th century, including hard- and soft-cover works, fiction, literary journals, and other titles in Latvian. (1 box) $300-500

229 Laurenzi, Giuseppe (1583-1647) Amalthea Onomastica. Venice: Balleonium, 1690. Quarto, title page printed in red and black, Latin-Italian dictionary, printed in two columns throughout, half-title; contemporary Italian tight-backed parchment, tear to spine, early inscription on ffep, small water stain on title and first few preliminaries. [with] Eight other small-format volumes in parchment bindings, including a 17th century edition of papal bulls; 17th and 18th classics, and others. (9) $300-500

230 Lawrence, David Herbert (1885-1930) Sons and Lovers. London: Duckworth & Co., 1913. First edition, with date title page tipped in, the stub of the cancel visible on at the gutter on the verso of the title, bound in full morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, some spotting to contents, binding is very good, 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. $300-500

231 Lawrence, Thomas Edward (1888-1935) Crusader Castles. [London]: Golden Cockerel Press, 1936. First edition, quarto, in two volumes, limited edition numbered 770 of 1,000 copies; with two folding maps loose in an envelope, three-quarter red morocco and cream-colored fabric boards, t.e.g., illustrated; boards slightly toned, spines sunned, in acetate jackets, 7 1/2 x 10 in. In this work, Lawrence’s undergraduate thesis, originally composed in 1910, he argues that the Crusaders, after seeing the fortifications built in the Middle East, went back to Europe to build their own battlements along the same lines. $1,000-1,200

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232 Ledermuller, Martin Froben (1719-1769) Physikalische Beobachtung derer Saamenthiergens. Nuremberg: Monath, 1756, with eight folding plates; [bound with] Ledermuller’s Versuch zu einer Grundlichen Vertheidigung dere Saamenthiergen. Nuremberg: Monath 1758, with six folding plates; [bound with] Peter Ernst von Asch’s (b. 1730) Natura Spermatis Observationibus Microscopicis Indagata. Gottingen: Eliam Luzac, [1756]; quarto, contemporary marbled and paste paper in earth tones, good. This sammelband contains works on embryology, including microscopic views of sperm cells, and a sequence of chicken embryo development. $1,000-1,500

233 Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770-1838) History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the Sources of the Missouri, thence Across the Rocky Mountains and Down the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep, 1814. Two volumes; first edition; with five full-page maps, and only a torn fragment of the large folding map, in uniform contemporary marbled sheepskin, slightly abraded, with the original red labels on the spines, end caps chipped; contents spotted throughout, 4 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (2) $1,000-1,500 234 Lewis, Sinclair (1885-1951) Main Street, Inscribed. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Howe, 1920. First edition, presented by the author to bookseller John Kidd, signed on ffep by Lewis, “this is the great american [sic] novel”; housed in a custom-made chemise and slipcase. $700-900

235 Lilienthal, Otto (1848-1896) Der Vogelflug. Berlin: Gaertners, 1889. First edition, illustrated with colored frontispiece of birds flying, text illustrations, and eight folding tables in the back; in very good blind and gold-stamped publisher’s brown cloth, ex libris Greeley Stevenson Curtis (1871-1947) with his signature on ffep and notes in the text, with an off-print of an article by Lilienthal presented to Greeley, from the Journal for Airship Flight & Atmospheric Physics, February/March, 1895; and a German stamp featuring Lilienthal, 9 1/4 x 6 in. An early practitioner of gliding flight, Lilienthal pioneered a hang glider design that allowed him to make sustained flights lasting as long as five hours from jumping-off places around Berlin. A fellow enthusiast, Harvard graduate Greeley visited Lilienthal and glided with him in Germany. Lilienthal’s valuable experiments were cut short when he crashed while gliding and sustained a serious cervical break that ended his life prematurely at the age of fortyeight. $2,000-3,000


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236 Lincoln, Abraham, Assassination; Benjamin Pitman (1822-1910) compiler. The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators. Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, & Baldwin, 1865. Octavo, first edition, engraved frontispiece with portraits of the accused conspirators, map, defective publisher’s cloth binding, title and preliminaries water stained, occasional spotting to contents, 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. $200-400 237 Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Saturnalium Sermonum; De Amphitheatro Liber; [and] De Constantia Libri Duo. Antwerp: Plantin, 1585. Quarto, three bound as one; four folding and twelve full-page engravings of gladiators in the Saturnalium; two double-page, one folding, three full-page, and one text engraving in De Amphitheatro; De Constantia browned and water-stained; the three titles in contemporary limp parchment, sewing failing, some signatures sprung. $600-800

238 Lorca, Federico García (1898-1936) The Poet in New York and other Poems. New York: Norton & Co., [1940]. First edition, translated by Rolfe Humphries (1894-1969), in bright orange publisher’s cloth with lettering on the spine, contemporary book ticket of Gates & Gates booksellers of Worcester, in the dust jacket with two small chips, one small water spot, spine very slightly sunned, back outside of dust jacket slightly shelf worn, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $400-600

239 Mackay, Charles (1812-1889) Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions. London: Richard Bentley, 1841. First edition, three octavo volumes, extra illustrated with 294 added plates, bound in uniform three-quarter toffee-colored morocco bindings by Bayntun, with buckram sides, signed, “Bayntun, Binder, Bath, Eng.” a.e.g., spines lettered and tooled in gilt, very good condition, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in., occupying 6 1/2 linear inches on the shelf. Mackay’s efforts to debunk the prevalent urban legends of his day include careful examinations of superstitions, old wives’ tales, and folk wisdom. He also delves into economic bubbles, witchcraft, ghosts, alchemy, Nostradamus, and the mania that precipitated the incursion of European Christians into the Middle East during the Crusades, among other subjects. The work is still in print today. (3) $400-600

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242 Mantelius, Johannes (1599-1676) Speculum Peccatorum Aspirantium ad Solidam Vitae Emendationem. Antwerp: Aertessens, 1637. Quarto, illustrated with an engraved title and seventeen text engravings by Dutch engraver Pieter de Jode (1570-1634) accompanying the story of Saint Augustine’s miraculous conversion; a clean copy, in a contemporary parchment binding, ex libris designer and artist Allan Francis Vigers (1858-1921), with his selfdesigned woodcut bookplate dated 1894, and his signature on ffep, extensive contemporary note on Augustine on the free end leaf at the back, 8 x 5 3/4 in. $400-600 243 Manuscript on Paper, Ottoman Turkish, Istanbul, Record of a Waqf, 1818. Forty-six pages, ruled in brown with gilt accents, text written in brown and red ink, with signatures of the Waqf sprinkled in metallic powder while the ink was still wet; some paper repairs, pencil and other added annotations; bound in contemporary dark smooth gilt-tooled sheepskin, rebacked, with inner flap intact. Waqf-alal-aulad refers to a religious gift or endowment as defined by Islamic law, and is usually a school or other building or land donated by a charitable trust for religious or other humanitarian purposes. The gift itself is called mushrut-ul-khidmat, the person making the gift is the Waqf. The text of this small manuscript outlines the parameters of such a gift. $400-600

240 Magic, Early 20th Century, Two Volumes: T. Nelson Downs’s The Art of Magic, Buffalo: Downs-Edwards, [1909], inscribed by the author on front pastedown, To my friend R.H. Huntley, the first copy off the press,” illustrated, bound in publisher’s red cloth blocked with a fanciful art nouveau winged fairy. [and] Maskelyne and Devant’s Our Magic, New York: Dutton, [1911], first American edition, illustrated, in publisher’s blue cloth, front board stamped in gold, with a rabbit coming out of a hat in white; a clean, tight copy, binding rubbed, with loss of surface to joints, tips rubbed. (2) $300-500

241 Mailer, Norman (1923-2007) The Naked and the Dead. New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc., [1948]. Octavo, first edition of Mailer’s first book, with the author’s clipped signature tipped onto the title page, evidence of old rubber cement to verso of signed slip and corresponding section of title page; publisher’s “R” inside a circle printed on the copyright page; with dust jacket, illustrated by Karov, chipped at top edge of front joint, with loss, crumpled a bit at the foot, with small loss at front fore edge and at foot of spine; bound in full publisher’s black cloth, chips with loss of surface at head and tail, corners bumped, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $1,500-2,000


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244 Manuscript Prayer Book in Bohairic Coptic with Arabic Headings, Fragment. (Egypt, 15th-16th century). Quarto, ten unnumbered laid paper leaves, text in red and black throughout, with decorated capitals, with catchwords; prayers in Coptic throughout without the usual parallel Arabic, bound in modern parchment, 6 3/4 x 9 in. $500-700 245 Marnix van St. Aldegonde, Philips van (1538-1598) The Bee Hive of the Romish Church. London: by Dawson to be sold by Simmons, 1636. Octavo, edited by John Stell (fl. 1580); translated by George Gilpin (1514?-1602); index signed by Abraham Fleming (1552?1607); a reply to Gentian Hervet’s (1499-1584) Missyve oft Seyndbrief, sixth English edition, lacking a woodcut plate mentioned in the ESTC, title page torn with slight loss to the imprint, made up in pen facsimile, several paper repairs to verso of title, repeated signatures on endleaves and in blank margins throughout of Peter Pauer, 1666; spotting and toning in keeping with normal use; contemporary blind-ruled calf, with old fabric reinforcement of front board, both joints cracking. A student of Calvin and Beza, Marnix composed one of the most popular and influential anti-Catholic tracts of the Reformation. The Bee Hive was first published in English in 1579. $300-500


246 Marullus, Michael Tarchaniota (1458-1500); Hieronymus Angerianus (d. 1535); and Johannes Secundus (1511-1536) Poetae Tres Elegantissimi. Paris: Du-Puys, 1582. First edition, octavo, lacking the last two leaves of text. [with a separate title page for] Girolamo Angeriano’s Erotopaegnion, Paris: Duuallium, 1582. [and] Johannes Secundus’s Poetae Elegantissimi, Paris: Duuallium, 1582; bound in contemporary stiff parchment, yapp edges, title page folded to preserve extensive manuscript note, worming, some toning, 4 1/2 x 3 in. $250-350

247 Mason, George C. (fl. circa 1870) Newport and Its Cottages. [Boston: Osgood & Co., 1875]. First edition, folio, 109 hinged leaves, text printed on the rectos only, illustrated with forty-five full-paged heliotype plates and other text illustrations, in the original blind tooled, and gold-lettered publisher’s morocco binding, with chamfered edges and inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., taffeta-textured endleaves and paste downs, binding intact without repairs, surface abrasions, corners bumped, foxing to fly leaves, 14 x 10 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500

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248 Maugham, W. Somerset (1874-1965) Cakes and Ale. London: Heinemann, [1954]. Octavo, limited edition number 135 of 1,000, signed by Maugham and illustrator Graham Sutherland (1903-1980) on the limitation page, in publisher’s light colored leather spine and navy leather boards, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, illustrated; binding rubbed, protected in a Mylar dust jacket, some offsetting to endleaves, period London bookseller’s ticket pasted inside back board, 9 1/4 x 6 in. $300-500


249 McKenney, Thomas (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: by D. Rice and A.N. Hart, 1854. Second octavo edition, in three volumes, illustrated with 120 full-paged hand-colored lithographic plates, heightened with gum arabic, bound in full red morocco, tooled ornately in gilt on boards and spines, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., slightly scuffed, some shelf wear; contents with some spotting and staining, and a few plates with limited tears, one portrait edged with glassine tissue-type tape, one prominent stain at the foot of the gutter in volume three, affecting some portraits and text, tissue guards with some staining, 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (3) $5,000-7,000


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250 Medical Books, Eighteen Books and Five Pamphlets: Including Allen’s A System of Human Anatomy, Philadelphia: Lea’s Son & Co., 1882, Sections I-VI, portfolios damaged, pages loose and chipped; de Lint’s Atlas of the History of Medicine, part one, Anatomy, London: Lewis, 1926; Killian’s Accessory Sinuses of the Nose, Jena: Fischer, 1904, first English editions, illustrations with translucent overlays, defective portfolio, all fifteen plates present; Eycleshymer and Shoemaker’s A CrossSection Anatomy, New York: Appleton, [1911]; Sante’s Manual of Radiological Technique, Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Brothers, 1935; Holmes and Ruggles’s Roentgen Interpretation, Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1921; Beck’s Roentgen Ray Diagnosis and Therapy, New York: Appleton, 1908; KrafftEbing’s An Experimental Study in the Domain of Hypnotism: New York: Putnam’s, 1896; Ferrario’s Statistica delle Morti Improvvise, Milan, 1834; Talbot’s Degeneracy, its Causes, Signs, and Results, London: Scott, 1898, illustrated; Katz’s Electrocardiography, Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, [1941]; an illustrated booklet on diseases in the Belgian Congo, 1926; Bhavanrao Shrinivasrao’s Urya Namaskrs, Aundh, India, 1931; and five other pamphlets, medical paper off-prints and illustrated catalogs, late 19th to early 20th century. (23) $200-400

251 Medical Books, Eleven Volumes: Jault’s Recherches Critiques sur L’Etat Present de la Chircurgie, Paris, 1751, contemporary boards, ex library copy; Bonnetti’s Sepulchretum sive Anatomia Practica, Geneva: Chouet, 1689, volume two only, stained, boards detached; Miss Jane Taylor’s Primary Lessons in Physiology for Children, Buffalo, 1855, original boards, binding failed, illustrated; Burns’s Observations on the Surgical Anatomy of the Head and Neck, Baltimore, 1823, illustrated, ex libris Dr. John Elsner, 1863; Thiroloix’s Le Diabete Pancreatique, Paris, 1892, illustrated; Johnson’s The Influence of Tropical Climates on European Constitutions, New York, 1826, binding quite worn, spotting and staining to text; Memoires de la Societe Medicale D’Emulation, Paris, 1817, papers for the year 1816, illustrated, binding poor; Londe’s Nouvelle Iconographie de la Salpetriere, Paris, 1888, illustrated, volume one only, pages chipping, detached, perhaps missing, binding failed; Anders and Boston’s A Text-Book of Medical Diagnosis, Philadelphia: Saunders, 1911, illustrated, cloth bound; The Works of Robert Whytt, M.D., Edinburgh, 1768, water stains, boards detached; and Phillipe Labbe’s Notitia Dignitatum Imperii Romani, Paris, 1651, disbound, perforated library stamps to title and other pages. (11) $200-400

252 Medical Manuscripts and Associated Paper, American, 19th Century. Ten small format softcover notebooks; one disbound volume of notes taken on William Shippen’s (1736?-1808) anatomical lectures by Dr. De Benneville; a manuscript copy of Valentine Mott’s On Hemorrhage of Wounds, in Mott’s hand, with the title page of another essay by Mott printed in a Sanitary Commission periodical, 1863, and a bifolium from the article with corrections in the author’s hand; a manuscript purchase and inventory book from a New York City druggist, 1826-1838; manuscript of formulas, prescriptions, and medical observations compiled by Edward Pitkin, an American druggist, dated 1791, with later additions; manuscript hospital reports of Thomas Hunt Stilwell, New York, 1860-1861; Ephraim Clark Jr.’s notes on surgical lectures by Valentine Mott, Staten Island, mid-19th century; an original manuscript copy of Dr. Bard’s address delivered in November, 1811; four printed cards concerning the medical profession, late 18th to mid-19th c.; and Home’s Principia Medicinae, Edinburgh, 1770, third edition; all ex library. $200-400

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253 Middle Eastern Manuscripts, Five Volumes: Risalah fi Fann al-Munazarah [Epistle on the Art of Debating]. [?Damascus, 15th Century], ten glossy laid paper leaves, small quarto format, text in black ink with some red, approximately nineteen lines per page; later inscriptions in purple ink, some side notes slightly trimmed in later marbled paper wrappers, 8 x 5 3/4 in. [Dalail al-Khayyirat, Guide to Good Deeds, Prayers, Poetry], manuscript on paper in Arabic, Ottoman Turkey, with gilt and colored illuminations of Mecca and Medina, and embellishments,18th century, rebound in later red goatskin, stamped in gold, with flap, first leaf mounted, 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. Dervis Ahmet Manuscript by Mehmet, Arabic manuscript on paper, six leaves, early 18th century, attributed to the court calligrapher to Sultan Ahmet III, in gilt morocco binding; some leaves with holes repaired, some leaves mounted, all guarded, resewn, 6 1/4 x 4 in.

Arabic calligraphy, approximately thirtythree leaves removed from various Arabic manuscripts from 16th to 19th centuries, condition and sizes vary. [and] Burmese Parabaik, astrological or tattoo manuscript, 20th century, single sheet accordion-style text block with lightweight blackened wood covers carved with an image of a man on one side and a cat on the other, twelve openings accessible from both sides, with polychrome images throughout, images and text in pen and ink, enhanced with crayon and colored pencil throughout, depicting mainly tigers and humans; outer covers 8 3/4 x 4 3/4 in., the sheet measuring 9 3/4 feet when the accordion is fully extended; text leaves with minor smudging throughout. (5) $1,000-1,200

254 Miller, Henry (1891-1980) Quiet Days in Clichy. Paris: The Olympia Press, 1956. First edition, illustrated by Brassaï (18991984), in original boldly printed graphic black, gray, yellow, and white limp paper wraps designed by Shinkichi Tajiri (1923-2009), illustrated throughout with Brassaï’s photographs; light softening of corners, 6 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. $600-800


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255 Miller, William (1782-1849) Evidence from Scripture and History of the Second Coming of Christ, about the Year 1843. Boston: B.B. Mussey, 1840. 12mo, in original publisher’s blind-tooled textured cloth, some slight spotting to title page, 6 x 3 3/4 in. Miller’s preaching gave rise to the Adventist movement. He is the spiritual father of Seventh-Day Adventism and the Adventist Christians. $200-300

256 Milton, John (1608-1674) Paradise Lost [and] Paradise Regained. London: published as the Act directs by T. Longman, B. Law, J. Dodsley, et al., 1795. London: by T. Bensley, for Longman et al., 1796. Octavo, two volume set, engraved title and frontispiece in the first volume, frontispiece in the second, illustrated, contemporary boards, all four detached, 7 7/8 x 4/ 3/4 in. (2) $300-400

257 Miniature Qur’an, 18th Century. Persian manuscript on paper in Arabic, with richly illuminated carpet-style pages, each leaf with an illuminated border, includes the full Qur’an in a minute, fine calligraphic hand, hand-painted lacquered boards, leather spine, hand-painted doublures, housed in a blindstamped calfskin carrying case, with leather toggle closures, 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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258 Mixed Lot, Classics, Casaubon, 18th Century, Four Volumes: Sir William Jones’s (1746-1794) Poeseos Asiaticae, London: Richardson for Cadell, 1774, some toning to leaves, printed in Oriental types, bound in later three-quarter red morocco. Catullus Tibullus et Propertius, edited by Johannes Antonius Vulpius, Venice: Bettinelli, 1786, in two volumes, illustrated with engraved frontispiece in volume one, engraved titles in both volumes, extremely well preserved in original limp marbled paper wrappers, untrimmed and unopened throughout, on very clean paper, with the publisher’s original letterpress labels intact on both spines; spines slightly sunned, minor water discoloration to exterior of spine, volume one. Isaac Casaubon’s Epistolae, Rotterdam: Fritsch and Böhm, 1709, folio, title page printed in red and black, engraved portrait of the author opposite page 217, bound in full contemporary parchment, pages toned. (4) $600-800

259 Mixed Lot, 1816-1921, Fine Bindings, Signed Copies, First Editions, Five Volumes: William Warden’s Letters Written on Board His Majesty’s Ship the Northumberland, and at Saint Helena; in which the Conduct and Conversation of Napoleon Bonaparte [...] are Faithfully Described and Related, London: for the author, by Ackerman, 1816, third edition, portrait, three-quarter red morocco, spotting and dampstaining. George Moore’s (1852-1933) Confessions of a Young Man, London: Sonnenschein, Lowrey, & Co., 1888, portrait, cloth from original covers and spine bound in at back, threequarter rust-colored calf and buckram, spine sunned, dry. Walter de la Mare’s (1873-1956) Songs of Childhood, London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1902, first edition of author’s first book, in publisher’s half cream cloth and blue cloth boards, with gilt emblem, inscribed by de la Mare on ffep, in custom stiff buckram chemise and half-morocco slipcase. de la Mare’s Memoirs of a Midget, London: Collins, [1921], publisher’s cloth, inscribed by the author to Theodore Spicer-Simson (18711959) on ffep, photograph of the medallion portrait Simson made of de la Mare pasted inside the front board, with Simson’s signature, in custom half-morocco slipcase and chemise, white spotting to case and chemise. William Henry Hudson’s (1841-1922) Green Mansions, London: Duckworth & Co., 1904, first edition, publisher’s green cloth, housed in half green morocco slipcase, spine faded to a tan color. (5) $300-500


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260 Modern Firsts, Five Boxes. 20th century titles in fiction, non-fiction, biography, etc., many signed copies. (5 boxes) $400-600 261 Modern Firsts, Five Titles: Thomas Wolfe’s (1900-1938) Look Homeward, Angel, New York: Scribner’s, 1929, publisher’s emblem on copyright page, publisher’s blue cloth, no dust jacket; Hemingway’s The Old Man and The Sea, New York: Scribner’s, 1952, with “A” on the copyright page, in a price clipped dust jacket with a photo credit on the back panel; Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, New York: Scribner’s, 1929, with publisher’s emblem on copyright page, no dust jacket; Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, New York: Scribner’s, 1926, with publisher’s emblem on copyright page, no dust jacket; and Steinbeck’s Cup of Gold, New York: Covici Friede, [1936], in a good dust jacket. (4) $650-850 262 Modern Poetry and Literature, Eight Volumes: Wallace Stevens’s (1879-1955) Notes toward a Supreme Fiction, Cummington Press, 1942, in publisher’s white cloth boards, lettered on both boards and spine; Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood, London: Dent & Sons, [1954], with dust jacket; The Poems of Dylan Thomas, New York: New Directions, 1971, third printing, in a signed morocco binding by Maurin; T.S. Eliot’s After Strange Gods, London: Faber & Faber, 1934, first trade edition, in publisher’s cloth; Aldous Huxley’s Words and Their Meanings, Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, [1940], with the dust jacket; Lawrence Durrell’s Two Excursions into Reality, [Berkeley]: Circle Edition, 1947, with the dust jacket; E.E. Cummings’s W, New York: Horace Liveright, 1931, publisher’s binding, first leaf with pencil notes; The Collected Sonnets of John Keats, illustrated by John Buckland Wright, Maastricht: Halcyon Press, 1930. (8) $650-850 263 Monconys, Balthasar de (1611-1665) Journal des Voyages. Lyons: Boissat & Remeus, 1665-1666. First edition, three quarto volumes, illustrated with thirty engraved plates by Claude Debarge, bound in contemporary speckled sheepskin bindings intact, some losses to leather spines, most of the gold has rubbed away. Monconys’ was one of the earliest journeys taken in the name of science. He traveled to England, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Portugal, and east to Turkey, Syria, and Egypt. $1,000-1,500

264 Montaigne, Michel de (1533-1592) Essays, Illustrated and Signed by Salvador Dali (1904-1989). Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1947. First edition, number 359 of 1,000 copies, signed by Dali on the limitation page, illustrations in black and white and color, bound in original publisher’s blue cloth, stamped in gold, with newer Mylar wrapper, t.e.g., 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. $600-800 265 Morand, Paul (1888-1976) Le Voyage. New York: Heron Press, [1930]. Octavo, illustrated with tipped in silhouettes by Ugo Mochi (1889-1977), limited edition of fifty printed on handmade Roma paper, numbered 50, signed by the author and illustrator on the limitation page, in publisher’s green cloth binding, with a gilt-stamped silhouette of a covered wagon pulled by oxen on the cover, the gold with a large scratch, spine sunned, 9 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. $200-300 266 Morris, Earl H.; Jean Charlot; Ann Axtell. The Temple of the Warriors at Chichen Itza, Yucatan. Washington: Carnegie Institution, 1931. First edition, two folio volumes, illustrated with photographs, colored plates, and folding plans, in publisher’s light blue cloth, slightly reflexed, 12 1/4 x 9 in. (2) $200-400

269 Neo-Latin Poetry, Classics, Early Modern Thought, 17th Century, Five Volumes: Mathias Casimir Sarbiewski’s (1595-1640) Lyricorum Libri Tres, Antwerp: Cnobbari, 1630, engraved title, Polish Jesuit author, third edition, later calf, gilt and gauffered edges. Dominicus Baudius’s (1561-1613) Poematum Nova Editio, Leiden: Basson, 1616; in speckled calfskin binding of Abbot Charles de Castellan dated 1663, with his gold emblem on both boards, monograms and title tooled in compartments on the spine; [bound with] Lelio Capilupi’s (1497-1560) Cento ex Virgilio, Venice: [n.p.], 1550, signatures A and B only, fore edges badly trimmed. Joseph Scaliger’s (1540-1609) Epistolae, Leiden: Elzevir, 1627, ex libris Tanaquillus Faber (1615-1672), occasional notes, contemporary parchment binding. Petronius’s Satyricon, Paris: Audinet, 1677, engraved title, browning, contemporary parchment, torn. Justus Lipsius’s (1547-1606) Monita et Exempla Politica, Amsterdam: Blaeu, 1668, small format, engraved title, contemporary boards, worn, gilt edges, marbled end leaves, lacking ffep. (5) $300-500 270 Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. London: for H.D. Symonds, 1803. Octavo, three volumes bound as one, first complete edition of Newton’s Principia, with his “System of the World,” a comment by Emerson, and other additions, illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of Newton, seventy-four folding engravings and two folding tables, rebound in modern calf, some pages with paper repairs, browning, other slight defects, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. $700-900 271 Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. London: for Sherwood, et al., 1819. Three octavo volumes, second complete edition of Newton’s Principia, illustrated with twenty-five folding engravings in volume one; nineteen and two folding tables in volume two; and ten in volume three; ex library copy, with perforated stamps and other library annotations, rebound in uniform full calf, spines tooled in gilt; some pencil notes, some plates with minor tears, 8 x 5 in. (3) $600-900

267 Morris, Francis Orpen (1810-1893) A Natural History of British Moths. London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 18611870. Four octavo volumes, illustrated with colored lithographic plates throughout, bound in half tan morocco, with gilt-tooled spines, a.e.g., some spotting to contents, bindings rubbed, boards with some cosmetic flaws, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (4) $200-300 268 Müller, Samuel (fl. circa 1690) Vade Mecum Botanicum. Frankfurt and Leipzig: Mieth & Zimmermann, 1694. Octavo, title page printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece, illustrated throughout with small botanical woodcuts, text in German, in contemporary boards, fragmentary at the end, lacking index leaves; not collated, binding worn, browning to text throughout, 6 x 3 1/2 in. $300-500

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272 Nigri, Stephanus (1475-c. 1540) [Heroica Philostrati & Dialogus Stephani Nigri: in qu[a]e quicquid apud Pausanium scitu dignum legitur, summa cum diligentia congestum est.] Milan: Minutiana, [1517]. Small folio, text printed in a clear Roman letter, with words and phrases in Greek; a-c6, A-D8, E6, F-Z8, AA-CC8, DD-EE6, FF10, lacking the final signature GG; the extensive ten-leaf errata apologizing for the poor Greek complete and present, comprising signature FF; contemporary marginal manuscript notes throughout; bound in full contemporary blindrolled calf binding, with floral and bee motifs in the central compartment, flanked by an outer border of cherbus and acanthus, one cherub with a lute, holes from eight silk ties on both boards, ties lost, large contemporary parchment labels on front board, author and title on one and shelf mark on the other, ink title on fore edge, leather cracked along front joint, starting to crack at back, later end leaves, otherwise intact and unrepaired, very large margins throughout, printed on fine diaphanous paper throughout, minor water stain to fore edge, affecting only the blank margin, 11 x 7 1/2 in. The interlocutors in Nigri’s Dialogus include his former teacher, Demetrios Chalkokondyles (1423-1511); the work itself is dedicated to Jean Grolier. $1,500-2,000

273 North, Roger (1653-1734) A Treatise on Fish and Fish-Ponds. London: by J. Goodwin, 1830. Folio, illustrated with eighteen hand-colored copper-plate engravings of fish after Eleazar Albin (fl. 1690-c. 1742), misidentified on the title page as “Ebenezer Albin,” and on some plates as “Elizabeth Albin”; the colors of the plates are quite bright and finely done, the herring is enhanced with a glitter; rebound in full buckram, edges trimmed, some spotting and foxing, 12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. $2,500-3,000 274 Olmsted, Timothy (1759-1848) The Musical Olio. Northampton, Massachusetts: Andrew Wright, 1805. First edition, oblong format, 112 pages, old boards, worn, spine repaired with old masking tape, boards detached, front board cracked, title page and preliminaries loose, title page with old yellow highlighting the title and author’s name, contents evenly toned, occasional spotting, 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. Timothy Olmsted played fife in the Lexington Alarm in 1775. He served as a musician during the Revolutionary War, fought in the Battle of White Plains, and later reenlisted to fight in the War of 1812. $600-800

275 Ottoman Turkish Manuscript, Nataya alFanum, The Twelve Sciences. Manuscript on paper in Arabic, 16th century, text in black and red ink, with diagrams, possibly in the hand of the author Nev’i, tutor to the princes of Sultan Muran III, with marginal and ownership notations, in contemporary blind stamped leather with repairs, some finger spotting and toning, generally clean, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $1,000-1,200 276 Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) The Writings of Thomas Paine. Albany—State of New York: Printed by Charles R. & George Webster, [1792]. Octavo, one of four variants printed in Albany c. 1792, xii, 60, [2], 186, 41, [4], vi-vii, [2], 10-70, [2], 24, 124, vii, [1], 9-96, 10 pages; bound in three-quarter leather and marbled paper boards, marbled edges; spotting, foxing, tears, and stray pencil marks to text, printed on different paper stocks, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. $700-900


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277 Panvinio, Onofrio (1529-1568) Reipublicae Romanae Commentariorum Libri Tres. Paris: Egidium & Nicolaum Gillios, 1588. Octavo, this edition also contains Frontinus’s works, De Coloniis, and Origo Gentis Romanae, the two works with separate title pages, bound in contemporary stiff parchment, lacking ties, somewhat rumpled, contemporary ink names on the title, blue library stamp used on verso of the first title and elsewhere, “Ex Bibl. ad aed. Mar. Magoal,” 7 x 4 1/2 in. Panvinio was a historian obsessed with the ancient history of Rome; he also served as an Augustan Hermit and was librarian to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese. $400-600

278 Parker, Ann and Avon Neal. Early American Stone Sculpture. New York: Sweetwater Editions, 1981. First edition, copy number seven of 175 bound in full calf, housed in a clamshell box, signed by Neal and Parker on the limitation page, with one original gravestone rubbing taken directly from the Pompey Brenton marker in Newport, Rhode Island, signed and numbered by Parker and Neal, and two selenium-toned silver prints taken, processed, signed and numbered by Parker, very good, 17 x 11 3/4 in. $500-700

279 Parker, Ann, and Avon Neal. Los Ambulantes, the Itinerant Photographers of Guatemala. North Brookfield, Massachusetts: Thistle Hill Press, [1982]. First edition, number ninety-one of 100 copies signed by Parker and Neal on limitation page, with an original signed silver print by Parker, matted, in publisher’s folder, the book bound in Guatemalan fabric, in a custom clamshell case, one corner slightly bumped, otherwise very good, 14 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. overall. $250-350

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280 Patri, Giacomo (1898-1978) White Collar, a Novel in Linocuts. [San Francisco: Pisani Printing and Publishing Company, c. 1940]. Quarto, black printed paper wrappers, with title and author on spine, and a linocut in white on front cover, a graphic novel, with an introduction by Rockwell Kent, followed by single-color linocut illustrations, mostly printed in black ink, occasionally in orange; edges slightly toned, top corner slightly reflexed, 8 1/4 x 10 12 in. $800-1,000

282 Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703) The Diary, ed. Henry B. Wheatley. London: George Bell, 1899. Ten octavo volumes, uniformly bound in contemporary tree calf, t.e.g., spines tooled and lettered in gilt, a clean set, each volume 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (10) $300-500

281 Paxton’s Magazine of Botany, Eleven Volumes: Various issues of the magazine, c. 18391846, some issues duplicated, some in the series missing, illustrated with full-paged hand-colored plates of flowers throughout, all volumes bound in half morocco, one volume with plates removed and broken binding. (11) $1,200-1,500

283 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Toreros, ed. Jaime Sabartes (1881-1968). New York: Braziller, [1961]. First edition, with four original lithographs (one in color), oblong format, bright publisher’s red cloth binding, stamped in black, with the dust jacket, spine slightly sunned, very good, 10 x 13 in. $1,800-2,000

284 Pinelli, Maffei (d. 1785) Bibliotheca Pinelliana. London: Catalogues to be had of Robson & Clarke, and Edwards, [1789]. Octavo, with half-title, bound in modern half red morocco by Harcourt; large untrimmed copy, with prices realized added by hand throughout; minor spotting, chipping, toning, generally good, 10 x 6 in. In the course of this lengthy auction, nearly 13,000 lots of rare books were sold. The auctioneers divided the work into two sessions, the first beginning on Monday, March 2, 1779, and ending on Thursday, March 26; the second resuming on Monday, April 20, and concluding on Tuesday, June 2, of the same year. The sales were held six days a week during the sessions, selling approximately 200 lots per day, and only taking Sundays off. Pinelli’s collection included a copy of the Complutensian Polyglot printed on vellum; a Fust and Schoeffer Latin Bible, dated 1462; many Greek editio princeps; and dozens of incunabula. $400-600

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285 Pinero, Arthur Wing (1855-1934) Trelawny of the “Wells,” Author’s Presentation Copy to Madge [Margaret] Kendal Grimston (1848-1935). London: Heinemann, 1899. In full custom crushed green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, gilt in intricate patterns on the spine and both boards, inner gilt dentelles, silk end leaves, signed by the individual binder with a small black pictorial stamp depicting a binder at his work bench within an oval impressed at the foot inside the back board, on the silk paste down; with the recipient’s interwoven initials tooled in gold on the front board, a.e.g., in very good condition, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. The inscription reads: “To Madge Kendal Grimston, this fanciful history of the rise of the Robertsonian drama, from her old friend and faithful servant, Arthur W. Pinero, March, 1899.” $300-500

286 Plath, Sylvia [aka Victoria Lucas] (19321963) The Bell Jar. London: Heinemann, Contemporary Fiction Series, 1964. Second edition, octavo, printed for members of the Readers Union, in green publisher’s cloth and the original white dust jacket with black and purple printing; dust jacket slightly worn with pale green stains from a time when the binding must have been dampened, no water damage to binding or pages, 7 1/2 x 5 in. Even a year after the first edition, Plath did not want to reveal her identity, and published The Bell Jar under the false name, Victoria Lucas. The back panel of the dust jacket reads, “Victoria Lucas is a pseudonym, and we are not in a position to disclose any details of the author’s identity.” $500-700 287 Pope, Alexander (1688-1744) The Rape of the Lock, Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley. London: Leonard Smithers [Chiswick Press], 1896. First edition, quarto, seven full-paged cuts by Beardsley, and two vignettes, title printed in red and black, bound in publisher’s turquoise cloth blocked in gold with a design by Beardsley, spine slightly sunned; some spotting, not affecting the plates, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. $250-350

288 Potter, Eliza (fl. circa 1850) A Hairdresser’s Experience in High Life. Cincinnati: for the Author, 1859. First edition, octavo, in publisher’s red cloth, block in blind on the boards, in gilt on the spine, spot on title page, and other light spotting, spine slightly torn, corners bumped, boards with a few stains, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. In a classic upstairs/downstairs confessional, Potter describes the lives of her clients. She describes old New York (upper Fifth Avenue was woods), winters in New Orleans, and shares her abolitionist views. She also struggles with her conscience. “I made up my mind to settle down and be quiet—to see and not see, to hear and not hear—but I found it was impossible to do this and continue my occupation as a hair-dresser.” $250-350

289 Pound, Ezra (1885-1972) Provença. Boston: Small, Maynard and Co., [1910]. First edition, first issue, with “Laudante” on pages 53 and 55, partially unopened, in the dust jacket, split along front joint of jacket, and half-inch piece missing from head, bound in publisher’s tan paper covered boards, title printed on spine and front board, 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 in. $500-700


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290 Private Presses, Fourteen Volumes: Mostly 20th century, including small-format, limited edition (some numbered) titles from Huntington, Alderbrink, Chiswick, Fortune, Nonesuch, Thistle, Grabhorn, Fanfrolico, Stellar, Mill House, and other presses, including the Greek Odyssey and Iliad printed in Munich by the Bremer Press in 1923-24 in two folio volumes. (14) $500-700 291 Quackenbos, John D. (1848-1926) Geological Ancestors of the Brook Trout. New York: by Tobias A. Wright for the Anglers’ Club of New York, 1916. Limited edition, number 225 of 300, inscribed by Quackenbos’s daughter on ffep, unopened, in full green leather, gold-stamped inscription on front board, small photograph inset (torn), illustrated with frontispiece and plates of fish at the back, some in color, 8 1/4 x 6 in. $200-300 292 Qur’an, Manuscript on Paper, Arabic, ?Istanbul (Late 18th-Early 19th Century). Octavo, with gold embellishments and calligraphy, bound in blind-stamped goatskin, with flap; flap with old fabric reinforcement, splitting slightly, front board starting, 6 1/8 x 4 in. $1,000-1,500

293 Qur’an, North Africa. Arabic manuscript on paper, ?16th century, incomplete, beginning with chapter two, verse seven, ending with chapter eightyone, verse seven, 182 leaves, eighteen lines per page, in a small, clear maghribi script in brown ink on yellowish paper, vocalizations throughout in red, blue, and yellow, division in the text marked in other colors, undated, in contemporary morocco with a flap, blindstamped; rebacked, with repairs to spine, repairs to text leaves, 6 1/2 x 8 in. $600-800 294 Qur’an, Illuminated Arabic Manuscript, Twenty-eighth Section. [Azerbaijan, c. 1787]. Twenty leaves, chapters 58 to 66, text written in black ink on glossy laid paper, within ornamental borders with gold; chapter headings in white or red ink on a gold background, lacquered boards with floral design; binding chipped, rebacked, thumbing to text leaves and other wear, 8 3/4 x 6 in. $300-500

295 Rabelais, Francis (1490-1553?) The Works. London: by Hughs for Brindley et al., 1737. Five octavo volumes, title pages printed in red and black, illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of the artist in volume one, and fourteen additional engravings, most folding, this edition prepared by John Ozell (d. 1743); bound in uniform contemporary calf, spine labels flaking, some joints cracked, toning, some of the folding plates reinforced on the verso with glassine tape. Hero et Leandre, Sestos & Paris: Le Boucher, 1774, [bound with] Anacreon, Sapho, Bion, et Moscus, Sestos & Paris: Le Boucher, 1773, engraved titles and vignettes, a.e.g., speckled calf, spine tooled in gilt. [and three others] (9) $400-600

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296 Racinet, Auguste (1825-1893) Le Costume Historique. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1888. Quarto edition in six volumes, illustrated with hundreds of brightly colored lithographs throughout, individual plates not counted, without obvious signs of plate loss or removal from the set, bound in contemporary threequarter red morocco, tooled in gold, a.e.g., bookplate of Shepherd Brooks (1837-1922) pasted inside the front board of each volume; spines a bit stiff, some marginal damp stains to gutters of preliminaries in some volumes, plates generally unaffected, 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 11 in. $1,000-1,500 297 Rackham, Arthur, Illustrator (1867-1939) Tales from Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb. London: Dent, 1909. Large paper edition, number 643 of 750, signed by Rackham on the limitation page, illustrated with thirteen tipped-in color plates and two black and white prints, in publisher’s white cloth, stamped in gold, ties lost, spine dirty, front board with some foxing, 11 1/4 x 8 in. $400-600



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298 Ramsden, Jesse (1735-1800) Description d’Une Machine pour Diviser. Paris: Didot, 1790. First edition in French, large quarto, title page dusty and water stained, illustrated with seven large folding engravings bound after the text; original limp paper wrappers, stab sewn, untrimmed, with deckle edges throughout, marginal water stains to first thirteen pages of text. Ramsden was a maker of mathematical instruments; this work is a description of his “dividing engine,” which was used to accurately scribe lines onto measuring devices like astrolabes, sextants, and protractors. Setting circles are the graded measurements etched onto dials on telescopes; these enable the observer to find objects in the sky by the equatorial coordinates used in celestial charts. $300-400

299 Rand, Ayn (1905-1982) Atlas Shrugged. New York: Random House, [1957]. First edition, in green publisher’s cloth and the dust jacket with George Salter’s illustration on the front cover, and the black and white portrait of Rand on the back, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. [and] a first edition, mixed issue of The Fountainhead, Philadelphia: Blakiston Co., [1943], no dust jacket, the page number on page nine looks like a zero; on page 321, line 5, the word referred is spelled “refrred”; “Dominique” is spelled correctly on page 480; in green publisher’s cloth, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (2) $400-600

300 Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723-1792) Engravings from the Pictures & Sketches. Bayswater: Reynolds, 1820. In four large folio volumes. [and] Engravings from the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, London: Genry Graves & Co., 1865, in three large folio volumes. All seven volumes illustrated with engravings after Reynolds throughout, bound in handsome uniform full gilt-tooled morocco, slightly rubbed, otherwise very good, each volume 19 1/4 x 13 1/4 in., occupying 15 inches of shelf space. (7) $800-1,000

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301 Ribadeneira, Pedro de (1527-1611) Vita del P. Ignatio Loiola. Venice: Giolito, 1586. First Italian edition, with elaborate woodcut title compartment, portrait of Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), and printer’s device on colophon, head and tail pieces and initials, bound in parchment, worming to several signatures in the interior with loss of text, water stains, first signature sprung and detached, title page with short tear, text spotted, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. This biography of the founder of the Jesuit order was composed by a Spanish member of the order who was admitted at the age of thirteen by Ignatius himself. $600-800 302 No lot.

303 Robbins, Tom (b. 1936) Another Roadside Attraction. New York: Doubleday, 1971. First edition of the author’s first book, in the dust jacket, some slight chipping to jacket, filled in with magic marker, small sticker mostly in the blank margin top left of the portrait, text block shifting slightly, 8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. Tom Robbins writes by beginning with the first sentence of his work, perfecting that sentence, and only then moving on to write the next one. He does not go back and revise or re-arrange his work, he proceeds. $200-300

304 Rolle, Richard (1290?-1349) Speculum Spiritualium. [Paris: Hopyl, sumptibus Bretton (of London), 1510]. Large quarto/small folio, small woodcut of Christ crucified present on folio 208, along with the larger woodcut of the risen Christ with criblé background; lacking A1, A10, b2-7, and final A10; although the leaves lacking at the front and back were clearly lost after the book was bound, it seems likely that the inner leaves of signature b were lacking from day one; contemporary inscriptions of English owners at the front and back, free endleaves loose, along with manuscript waste guards, pastedowns have released from the inner boards, bound in full contemporary English blind-tooled calf over oak boards, lacking clasps, rebacked, old fabric repair to inside of front board, losses to leather on front board, 10 x 7 1/4 in. $1,000-2,000


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305 Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919); Jacob Riis (1849-1941) The Citizen. New York: The Outlook Company, 1904. Inscribed by Roosevelt, “with the good wishes of.” and Riis, “Never had a better time in the world,” on ffep, bound in publisher’s brown cloth, gilt stamped front board and spine, t.e.g., housed in a buckram chemise and custom blue half-morocco slipcase, spine of case faded, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 306 Russia, 18th Century, Orthodox Church, Law, Three Volumes: Orthodox Liturgical Book in Church Slavonic, c. 1762, octavo, lacking title page, printed in red and black throughout, with woodcut headpieces, bound in a later leather blind tooled binding with a large cross on the front cover, and “Heilige Schrift” tooled on the spine, this binding likely taken from a German bible and applied to this book; later light blue end leaves, spine reflexed. Alexi of Russia (1629-1676) Ulozhenie po kotoromu sud i rosprava (title and all text in Russian language/Cyrillic alphabet), Saint Petersburg: Printer of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1759, quarto, third edition, engraved portrait of Alexi, three-quarter leather and decorated paper boards, worn, rubbed, spotting, some minor water stains. Catherine II’s (1762-1796) Blagochestivi, Saint Petersburg: Royal Typographers, 1785, quarto, two parts in one volume, with separate title page, pagination continuous, 260 pages, half leather, marbled paper boards, some tears, old signature cut from the blank margins of the first title, repaired, some pencil underlining. (3) $400-600 307 Russian Art and Architecture, Five Volumes: Folio, five volumes only of six, lacking volume 4, printed in Moscow, early 20th century, text in Russian throughout, illustrated, bound in matching publishers’ bindings, corners bumped. (5) $300-500



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308 Saint-Exupery, Antoine de (1900-1944) The Little Prince. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, [1943] Limited edition, first edition in English, signed by the author, copy number 298 of 500, translated by Katherine Woods, in publisher’s peach-colored cloth binding, stamped in red, and the original dust jacket, price-clipped, torn with loss at the head of the spine and a larger section torn with loss on the back cover, other wear and minor tears, edge wear, spine sun-faded, early ownership inscription on ffep, ticket of Des Forges, Books de Luxe of Milwaukee, pasted inside the back board, 8 3/4 x 7 in. Saint-Exupery disappeared while flying a reconnaissance mission on German troop movements on July 31, 1944. $5,000-7,000 309 Sainte Bible, Contenant l’Ancien et le Nouveau Testament, Traduite en François. Paris: Desprez, 1776. Three octavo volumes, ex libris the Russian Imperial Library at Tsarskoe-Selo, with the stamp, which reads, “Bibliotheque de Tsarskoe Selo,” on the half-titles, and a ticket from the Russian Imperial Exhibit pasted on the ffep in each volume, Lord & Taylor hosted the Hammer Galleries’ sale of Imperial Russian material in New York in the 1930s; the volumes bound in uniform contemporary speckled calfskin, head compartment of each discolored, with loss of leather, green labels, endcaps mostly chipped away. (3) $300-500

310 Salesman’s Sample Copy of Our New West, by Samuel Bowles (1826-1878). Hartford: Hartford Publishing Co., 1869. Title page, frontispiece, approximately 120 pages of sample text, with illustrations, eight pages of promotional material for the book, thirty-six ruled pages for the names, addresses, and style of binding chosen by subscribers, and samples of three different spines, demonstrating binding styles, pasted inside the front and back boards; plain spine on the sample itself, cloth binding, front board stamped with gilt title logo; water stain to frontispiece, and scattered pages in text, 5 1/2 x 9 in. $300-500 311 Sandow, Eugen (1867-1925) Sandow on Physical Training. ed. G. Mercer Adam. New York: J. Selwin Tait & Sons, 1894. First edition, signed by Sandow with an inscription in another hand to Dr. Karl Buenz, Consul General of Germany to New York, dated January 23, 1895; in original publisher’s salmon cloth, with gilt stamping, illustrated throughout; binding worn, 7 1/2 x 10 in. Buenz also served as managing director of the Hamburg-American Steamship Line, where he apparently formulated a conspiracy during the first World War to use his shipping business to help the Germans. He was convicted of this crime and died in an Atlanta prison in 1918. Sandow’s pioneering career in bodybuilding has made him a household name in the sport. The statue given to each year’s winner of the Mr. Olympia contest is modeled on this great turn of the 19th century athlete, and is simply called the Sandow. $500-700

312 Scrapbook, c. 1876. Folio-format commercially produced album, containing the 1876 Centennial bank note printed by the American Bank Note Company of New York for the Dwight Company in 1876, mounted inside the front board; with embossed covers, old gold stamping, and color lithographs of well-dressed boys in sailor suits, compiled by Christopher McGee, with his signature inside the front board containing printed ephemera, advertising, clippings from greeting cards, newspapers, advertising, prayer cards, magazines, and other sources, including text, black and white, and colorprinted ephemera; pages loose, some unused, 13 1/4 x 17 in. $300-500 313 Sénac, Jean-Baptiste de (1693–1770) Traité de la Structure du Coeur. Paris: Vincent, 1749. Two quarto volumes, seventeen folding plates at the end of volume one, signature G bound in the wrong order; bound in uniform contemporary French sponge-decorated calfskin with gilt spines, intact, the final signature of volume two chewed by a rodent with loss to the upper right of those four leaves, affecting the final three pages of text and four pages of the index, some spotting and toning to text leaves, 10 x 7 1/2 in. (2) $600-800


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314 Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) Works. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Bioren & Madan, 1795. Volume one only, of eight; first American edition, octavo, not collated, 384 pages; title page and frontispiece present, at least two text leaves torn with loss, a large copy, with deckle edges throughout, with browning and spotting; disbound, lacking the front board, original back board present, covered in blue paper, in an old paper cover, 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. $300-500 315 Small-format Books, Four, Continental (Mid-17th Century). Terence, Comoediae Sex, Amsterdam: Jansson, 1627; Theophrastus, Characteres Ethici, Leiden: Maire, 1653; Rondinelli, Alchimia Spirituale, Florence, 1663; and Epictetus, Enchiridion et Cebetis Tabula, Amsterdam: Henry & Theodore Boom, 1670; all in contemporary leather bindings, the tallest is 4 inches high. (4) $300-400

316 Speculum Ecclesiae, sive Sermones aliquot Evangelici. Cologne: Quentel, 1531. Octavo, stated first edition, contributing authors: Honorius of Autun (1080-1154); Saint Caesarius, Bishop of Arles (470-542); edited by Johann Dietenberger (c. 1475-1537); 343 leaves, nine-line woodcut initial L depicting a cherub with snakes used at the opening of the first sermon; contemporary marginal notes and underlining throughout, with a lengthy note on the colophon leaf, bound in illuminated manuscript waste, showing a large initial with gilt background on the front cover, and text in a gothic hand, and a round humanistic script visible inside the binding, behind the spine, where the covering material has become detached from the slips of the sewing supports, some toning and spotting to the text leaves, holes in the covering material, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. $600-800

317 St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector (17351813) Letters from an American Farmer, Describing Certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customs, and Conveying Some Idea of the State of the People of North America. Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1793. First American edition, 12mo, lacking both folding maps, bound in contemporary sheepskin, boards detached, worn, spine leather split, ex library with stamps at the foot of the title and at the foot of several text leaves, text evenly toned, one leaf torn, a readable and usable copy, with its original margins, that could be restored, 6 3/4 x 4 in. Chapters entitled, “What is an American,” “An Account of the Whale Fishery,” Distresses of a Frontier Man,” and “Horrid Treatment of a Negro Slave,” are included, along with descriptions of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, notably, “Peculiar Customs of Nantucket.” $300-500 318 Statutorum Civilum Serenissimae Reipublicae Januensis. Libri Six. Genoa: Scionici, 1707. 12mo, with half-title, bound in contemporary parchment, some ink stains and marginal spotting, 5 1/2 x 3 in. This volume contains the civil statues for Genoa, Italy. $200-400

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319 Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) East of Eden. New York: Viking, 1952. First edition, with the phrase, “First published by The Viking Press in September 1952” printed on the copyright page, and “bite” instead of “bight” on page 281, three lines up from the bottom, in publisher’s apple green cloth, and the first issue dust jacket, with the author’s photograph on the back panel, and no reviews, jacket unclipped; two small chips to head of dust jacket, with loss, spine slightly sunned, back panel with coffee-type stain at foot, in the blank margin; with a ticket from Hudson’s Book Shop, Detroit, inside back board, 8 1/2 x 6 in. $600-800 320 Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) The Grapes of Wrath. New York: Viking, [1939]. First edition, with the phrase “First published in April 1939” printed on the copyright page, octavo, 619 pages, beige publisher’s cloth with brown stamped illustration and lettering; in the original dust jacket illustrated by Elmer Hader with the price ($2.75) and “First Edition” intact inside the front flap. Inner edges of dust jacket clipped, both flaps, not affecting the text as mentioned above, inner flap browned, along with ffep; back flap of dust jacket with slight chipping along bottom edge, spine of jacket sunned; old paperclip rust mark and browning to half title, slight foxing to title, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $800-1,000 321 Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom’s Cabin. London: John Cassell, 1852. First English edition, illustrated by Cruikshank, with portrait frontispiece, title vignette, and twenty-seven full-page wood engravings, bound in full crushed polished morocco by Taffin LeFort of Paris, t.e.g., inner gilt dentelles, the spine lettered, the boards plain; inner margin of ffep adhering to joint, marks to back board, front joint abraded and starting, probably repaired with glue at some point, causing the endpaper problem, 7 3/4 x 5 in. $200-300

322 Strickland, Agnes (1796-1874) Lives of the Queens of England. Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons, 1902-1903. Sixteen volumes, number six of seven deluxe sets of the Alexandra edition, bound for the author Agnes Carey in full navy blue morocco, with her gilt monogram, a.e.g., silk endleaves, hand-colored portraits set inside the front board of each volume; throughout the set, each plate is printed four times, on Japanese paper, India paper, papier de Chine and handcolored on Holland handmade paper, each volume housed in a navy buckram slipcase, edged in morocco and lined with velvet, some slipcases bumped, with shelf wear; two heads and one foot chipped with loss, back board of volume one becoming detached, three volumes with spine starting to come away, otherwise a good example of a rare set; each volume 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 in., occupying approximately three feet of shelf space. (16) $1,500-2,000 323 Tagliente, Giovanni Antonio (1465/70-after 1527) Lo Presente Libro Insegna La Vera Arte delo Excellent Scrivere de Diverse Varie Sorti de Litere. [?Venice: c. 1553]. Quarto, a fragment, consisting of sixteen leaves only of twenty-eight, a single signature, the first half lettered G through O, the unlettered conjugates attached, except in the case of the outermost bifolium, in later pastepaper wrappers, spotting, last leaf with some small losses, repaired, 8 1/4 x 6 in. [with] Shelton, Thomas (1601-1650?) Tachygraphy. The Most Exact and Compendious Method of Short and Swift Writing, that Hath Ever Yet Been Published by Any, London: by Milbourn for Newman, 1691, octavo, forty-four pages, engraved title and eleven other pages in the text are printed from copperplate engravings, other pages printed by normal letterpress, bound in modern calf; some old tape and spotting to engraved title, last few leaves with repaired marginal paper damage, 6 x 3 1/2 in. New York Public is the only American library listed as holding this edition in ESTC. $500-700

324 Tchou-Kia-Kien (fl. circa 1920) Le Theatre Chinois. Peking: Albert Nachbaur, 1927. Folio, limited edition numbered 140 of 500, illustrated with a full-paged plate of musical instruments, a colored full-paged plate of the mask work by General Kaing Wei, and five folding plates of theatre scenes printed in black and dramatically finished by hand and pochoir with vibrant colors, highlighted with gold stamping, on rice paper, one with a tear without loss, the rice paper mounted on stiffer stock, bound in publisher’s salmon-colored paper boards, with a color print of a mask set into the front board, letters stamped in gilt, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. $200-400 325 The Columbian Muse. A Selection of American Poetry, from Various Authors of Established Reputation. New York: Printed by J. Carey for Matthew Carey, Philadelphia, 1794. First edition, one of two variants with different imprints, 12mo, in contemporary sheepskin, worn, front board detached, label present, contents toned, 6 3/4 x 4 in. This anthology includes the work of Trumbull, Freneau, Humphreys, Dwight, Barlow, and others. $400-600 326 The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America. [Dublin]: London printed, from the original Philadelphia edition, with an advertisement by the London editor: and Dublin reprinted: Gilbert, Price, et al., 1783. Octavo, [8], 264 pages, in contemporary calfskin, joints cracked, old label on spine, contemporary engraved bookplate inside front board, name removed at the foot, signature of Joseph Molloy on title and elsewhere; printed on faintly bluish paper, edges lightly browned throughout, 8 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. This work reprints the following documents: the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation; the Constitutions of the thirteen original colonies; and the treaties of amity, commerce, and alliance made between the colonies and France. $700-900


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327 The Gentleman’s Magazine, [Early Plastic Surgery], London, 1794. The October edition of the magazine, pages 873 to 968, containing a full-paged engraving of a patient who had reconstructive nose surgery, opposite page 883, and a description of the procedure, by a Dr. Lucas, carried out in the East Indies, on pages 891-892, disbound, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $400-600 328 The Gorham Golf Book, illustrated by John Hassall (1868-1948). New York: Gorham Manufacturing, 1903. First edition, small format, 2 1/2 x 4 in., illustrated with sixteen tipped-in color plates, title printed in color, along with numerous printed color vignettes throughout the text, 148 pages, in original limp suede with blindstamped golfer on the front cover, t.e.g., red ribbon bookmark; leather disintegrating, front cover detached, minor offsetting to endleaves at front and last leaf of text and illustration at the back. $400-600

329 The Philippines, Four Volumes: Foreman’s The Philippine Islands, London: Sampson Low, Marston, et al., 1890, in decorative publisher’s cloth. Major Younghusband’s The Philippines and Round About, New York: Macmillan, 1899, in publisher’s red cloth, illustrated, unopened. Ramon Reyes Lala’s The Philippine Islands, in publisher’s decorative cloth binding, illustrated. Map of Philippine Islands and Adjacent Seas, New York: Bien & Co., 1898, large folding map housed in publisher’s cloth folder. (4) $200-300

330 The Pirates Own Book, or Authentic Narratives of the Lives, Exploits, and Executions of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers. Portland: Sanborn & Carter, 1844. Octavo, illustrated with many wood engravings of pirate characters and adventures, in publisher’s brown blind-stamped cloth, with the title blocked on the spine in gold with the skull and cross bones, somewhat worn, one signature sprung, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. [with] Lewis H. Morgan’s League of the HoDe-No-Sau-Nee, or Iroquois, Rochester: Sage & Brother, 1851, first edition, illustrated with frontispiece, large folding map of the Iroquois nation (New York state), and numerous text illustrations, many full-paged, folding table, etc.; in worn publisher’s cloth, blocked in blind, with gilt-stamped spine, sewing supports attaching back board broken, decased, binding worn and rubbed, head cap torn, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (2) $250-350

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331 The Thousand and One Nights’ Entertainments, trans. Edward William Lane (1801-1876). London: Charles Knight & Co., 1839-1841. First edition of Lane’s translation, three large octavo volumes, illustrated throughout with fine wood engravings from original designs by William Harvey, bound in uniform full green calfskin, gilt tooled spines and boards, marbled edges and end leaves; spines sunned to a tan color, 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (3) $250-350

332 The Whole Booke of Psalmes: Collected into English Meeter, by Thomas Sternhold, Iohn Hopkins and others. London: Printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1625. 32mo, woodcut device on title page, bound in a contemporary silk embroidered binding, with the death’s head on front and back covers, small sequins, metallic thread, etc., decorated spine and board edges, page edges gilt and gauffered; some loss of thread to front cover, pink silk ties missing, thread along the board edges becoming detached; this edition not in ESTC, other editions in the 32mo format, printed by the Stationer’s Company, with the same collation and page count found printed in other years, and other editions of the psalms printed by the Stationer’s Company in 1625 do exist in ESTC, but the editions printed in the same year have a different title, page count, and collation, 3 1/16 x 2 in. This extraordinary embroidered binding on an unrecorded edition of the English psalms seems never to have been read; many pages are still tacked lightly together from the time when the edges were gilt and gauffered. $1,000-1,500

333 Thomas, Dylan (1914-1953) In Country Sleep, Signed. [New York]: New Directions, [1952]. Limited edition, out of series copy edition of 100, signed on the limitation page, with the author’s portrait tipped onto the title page, as issued, in publisher’s beige cloth, spine slightly sunned, and publisher’s dark brown paper-covered slipcase with slightly discolored printed label, shelf wear, 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. $800-1,000

334 Thomas, Robert Bailey (1766-1846) The Farmer’s Almanac. 1793-1899. A complete set of every Farmer’s Almanac, from issue number one, in 1792, continuously to number 107, in 1899, uniformly bound in eleven volumes by decade; the first thirty-seven issues, up to 1829, untrimmed throughout; front board of volume one starting. The first issue of the Farmer’s Almanac, printed in Boston by Belknap and Hall at the Apollo Press in 1792, is rare in American libraries, ESTC locates only five copies. Complete collections are seldom seen. (11) $2,500-3,500


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335 Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, ads at end dated April 1864, octavo, publisher’s cloth, worn and fragmentary at spine and joints. [with] Thoreau’s A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866, first edition, 286 pages, with two blanks at the end, in worn cloth binding with losses. (2) $300-500

336 Thorley, John (fl. circa 1740) Melisselogia [Greek], or the Female Monarchy. Being an Enquiry into the Nature, Order, and Government of Bees. London: for the Author, sold by N. Thorley and J. Advidson, 1744. First edition, octavo, illustrated by Loveday with a folding frontispiece and four additional folding plates, as called for in the explanation at the end of the text, in contemporary speckled sheepskin boards, rebacked, new end leaves, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. $300-500

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337 Titus Livius (59 BC-AD 17) Deche di Tito Livio Vulgare Hystoriate. [Venice: Bartolomeo de Zannis de Portesio for L.A. Giunta, 1511]. Folio, translated by Leonardo Bruni (13691444), title page printed in red and black, with woodcut and large printer’s mark; large woodcut border on the first page of text, and the first page of the third book, lacking the divisional page for book two with the large woodcut compartment and five other text leaves; ex libris Nathan Comfort Starr, with his bookplate inside the front board and penciled name on ffep, in a later binding, water stains, ink spots, small burn marks, tears, worming, and other damage to the leaves throughout, later marginal notes, some pages loose, title page thumbed, later parchment over boards, defective, 11 1/2 x 8 in. The text is illustrated with more than 400 cartoon-like woodcuts, originally created for the 1493 edition of the same Bruni translation, re-used in 1502 and again in this edition. $1,000-1,500 338 Tolkien, J.R.R. (1892-1973) The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Three Volumes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin [Riverside Press], 1956. The Fellowship of the Rings, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, each with maps and dust jackets, no button on the cuff on volumes one and three, jackets somewhat chipped, filled in with matching colored paper, in plastic jackets. (3) $400-600 339 Tom Thumb’s Play-Book. Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, 1794. Miniature book, 16mo, 13 of 16 leaves, lacking the final three, bound in a small piece of old wallpaper, worn, pages stained and torn, sometimes with loss, 2 1/2 x 2 in. Copies of this title printed in the 18th century are very rare on the auction market. $1,000-1,500 340 Travels, Tasmania, India, The Malay Archipelago, Four Volumes: Captain H. Butler Stoney’s Residence in Tasmania, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1856, illustrated, in original half pebbled leather and textured boards. Alfred Russel Wallace’s The Malay Archipelago, New York: Harper Brothers, 1869, first American edition, in a later binding incorporating the orangutan from the original boards. Charles Mac Farlane’s Our Indian Empire, London: Charles Knight & Co., 1844, in two volumes, illustrated, ex library, in three-quarter calf, with labels. (4) $600-800

341 Turkish, Egyptian and Armenian Imprints, Early 19th Century, Five Volumes: Saadi (b. 1184) Gulistan, Istanbul, 1856, large octavo, lithographic reproduction of an earlier book, half morocco binding with decorated paper boards, ex libris D.S. Robertson, with his bookplate, 9 x 5 1/2 in. Ibn al-Muqaffa (d. 756) Kalila wa Dimna, Cairo: Bulaq, 1835, octavo, 109 pages, text in Arabic through, each page printed within a ruled border, in half leather binding, textured boards; text with marginal water staining, text crisply printed, strong original type impression, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. The Bulaq or El-Amiriya Press was established by Mohammed Ali (1769-1849) in 1820 as the first official governmental printing firm in Egypt. They produced their first book in 1822. Karaçelebizade Abdülaziz Efendi (1591-1658) Ravat-ul-ebrar, Cairo: Bulaq, 1832, thick folio, pages printed within ruled borders throughout, bound in contemporary traditional-style red leather binding, with flap, tooled and ruled in blind, slightly rubbed, 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. Nerses IV, Patriarch of Armenia (d. 1173) Preces Sancti Nersetis Clajensis Armeniorum Patriarchae, Venice: In Insula S. Lazari, 1837, small octavo, text printed in twentyfour different languages, at the Mechitharist monastery on Armenian the island of Saint Lazzaro in Venice, with portrait frontispiece, engraved title, and engraved medallions on the first page of text. Qur’an, [Leipzig, 1834], large quarto, text printed in Arabic in black ink throughout, title pages and other ornaments printed in red and black, text on each page within red rules, in contemporary fancy blind-tooled large panel boards, attributed to Dobson, deftly rebacked and recornered, a.e.g., ex libris Owen Whitehouse, professor of Hebrew and Old Testament historian at Chestnut College, Cambridge, England, with his notes; one corner of the binding chipped with slight loss, some foxing to text leaves, 10 x 7 3/4 in. (5) $700-900 342 Twain, Mark (1835-1910) A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. New York: Charles Webster & Co., 1889. First edition, octavo, illustrated with text and full-paged wood engravings by Dan Beard throughout; with the ornamental “S” between “The” and “King” on the illustration facing page 59, no printed half-title in this copy, bound in olive green publisher’s cloth, with the title, A Yankee in King Arthur’s Court stamped in gilt, with other illustrative stamping in gold. black, and grey; corners and headcap bumped and frayed, small fragment of the original publisher’s stamp only remains, pasted at the gutter edge on the back free end leaf, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. $200-300

343 Twain, Mark (1835-1910) The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg, Inscribed. New York & London: Harper, 1902. In publisher’s red cloth, spine faded, head worn, endpaper split over inner joint, preliminaries loose, inscribed on front pastedown, “To S.B. Pearmain with the kindest regards of the Author. Every person is a moon, & has a dark side which he never shows to any one. Truly yours, Mark Twain. 388 Beacon St. Boston, Oct 27/05.” $2,000-3,000 344 Twain, Mark (1835-1910)The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1876. Later edition, illustrated, printed on laid paper, half-title printed on verso of frontispiece, four pages of advertisements at the end dated December 1, 1876; two contents pages numbered xii and xiii, list of illustrations numbered xvi, bound in publisher’s blue cloth, stamped in black and gold, a.e.g., worn at head and tail, sewing structure shaken, spine sunned, 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. $200-400 345 Vatican Loggia, Two Plates by Giovanni Ottaviani (1735-1808) after drawings by Ludovico Teseo (1731-1782) after frescoes by Raphael (1483-1520) [from] Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano, 1772-1777. Two copper-plate engravings, numbers I and III, depicting frescoed pilasters from the Vatican Loggia, each printed on two joined large folio sheets, some minor tears, minor spotting, and marginal water stains on plate III only; marginal water stain on plate I, 44 x 18 3/4 in. (2) $300-500 346 Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Castle of the Carpathians. New York: The Merriam Company, [1894]. Octavo, first American edition, illustrated with wood engravings, bound in maroon publisher’s cloth, with the titular castle and the dragon-like nyctalop on the front board, binding somewhat shaken, preliminaries starting, head chipped, contents good. $500-700 347 Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. Boston: Geo. M. Smith & Co., 1873. First edition, second issue, with Captain Nemo holding a sextant block in gold on the front cover and without “the end” on page 303, illustrated throughout, bound in publisher’s decorated cloth binding, brown end papers, text block shifting slightly, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. $300-400

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348 Vernet, Carle (1758-1835) Tableaux Historiques des Campagnes d’Italie. Paris: Auber, 1806. Folio, portrait of Napoleon on a horse; twenty-three plates of battles from the Italian campaign; a hand-colored double page map of Italy; one plate of a battle in Egypt; a separate subtitle for the coronation of Napoleon with portrait medallions of the Emperor and Josephine; an account of the campaigns in Germany, and a supplement to the Italian and German campaigns illustrated with four additional full-paged plates, some scattered spots and minor foxing, in contemporary marbled leather, gold tooled, front joint starting to crack, corners worn, a.e.g., red spine label, 19 3/4 x 13 in. $1,000-1,500 349 Viardot, Louis (1841-1918) The Masterpieces of French Art Illustrated. Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., [c. 1883]. Two large folio volumes, profusely illustrated throughout, bound in publisher’s uniform blind and gilt-stamped brown morocco, inner gilt dentelles, very good, a.e.g., 15 x 11 1/2 in. (2) $300-500 350 Vigil of Venus and Thomas Parnell (16791718), Seventeen Volumes: Three editions of Parnell’s Poems, London, 1722, 1737, and 1866, and fourteen volumes on the Vigil of Venus: Traduction en Prose et en Vers d’une Ancienne Hymne sur les Fetes de Venus, London/Paris: Barbou, 1766; Way’s Sappho and the Vigil of Venus, London: Macmillan, 1920; Clementi’s Pervigilium Veneris, Oxford: Blackwell, 1911, and another copy, 1928; Tate’s Vigil of Venus, Massachusetts: Cummington Press, 1943; Hickman du Bois’s Pervigilium Veneris, Woodstock, Vermont: Preli Ulmei, 1911; Clementi’s Bibliographical and Other Studies on the Pervigilium Veneris, Oxford: Blackwell, 1913; Gielgud’s The Vigil of Venus, with wood engravings by Buday, London: Muller, [n.d.]; Pervigilium Veneris set to music for chorus and orchestra by Frederic Austin, London: Novello & Co., 1931; Postgate’s translation, in a limited signed copy, London: Grant Richards, 1924, with the original soft slipcase; Auslander’s translation, New York: Cheshire House, 1931; Marchi’s Italian translation, Pervigilium Veneris & De Rosis Nascentibus, Milan: Hoepli, 1954, two copies in publisher’s slipcases; and an edition of Thomas Parnell’s translation, Shaftesbury: High House Press, 1927. (17) $400-600

351 Vincent, William (1739-1815) The Periplus of the Erythrean Sea Part One [and Two]. London: T. Cadell Jr. and W. Davies, 18001805. First editions, two quarto volumes, illustrated with a frontispiece in volume one, three folding charts, a folding typographical table, and two full-paged plates; and in volume two with a folding chart as frontis, and two additional folding charts; bound in contemporary uniform speckled armorial calfskin, ex libris J.A. Stuart Wortley and Edward Montagu Stuart Granville, with their bookplates; neatly rebacked with red and green labels, boards rubbed, foxing to frontispieces, titles, and intermittently, affecting text and plates, 11 x 8 1/2 in. (2) $300-500 352 Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene (1814-1879) Dictionnaire Raisonne du Mobilier. Paris: Bance, 1858-1875. Six octavo volumes, illustrated throughout with full-paged full-color, black and white plates, and text illustrations, bound in uniform threequarter green morocco, some foxing, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (6) $300-500 353 Warhol, Andy (1928-1987) Andy Warhol’s Index Book. New York: Random House, 1967. Soft printed silver covers, first edition, with fold-outs, pop-ups, removable pieces to construct, a record with an image of Lou Reed, and other bits and pieces, including the original balloon, now dried up and stuck between two pages; some adhesive residue from an old price sticker on front cover. $300-400 354 Weigel, Christoph (1654-1725) Historiae Celebriores Veteris [et Novi] Testamenti Iconibus Repraesentatae. Nuremberg: Officina Johannis Andreae Endteri, 1712. Two folio volumes, illustrated with an engraved title in each volume, 150 of 151 full-page engravings (lacking plate 143) in the Old Testament; and 105 of 108 full-page engravings in the New Testament (lacking plates 26, 27, 102; plate 1 misbound after plate 3); 255 of 259 plates in total, lacking four plates; water stains throughout both volumes, spotting, rust stains, discoloration and annotations, bound in uniform contemporary German half sheepskin and paste paper bindings, heavily rubbed, labels damaged, loss of leather, 17 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (2) $1,000-1,200

355 Western Manuscripts in Latin, Three Volumes (1643-1769): Tractatus Theologicus de Uno et Trino, [and] Tractatus Moralis de Matrimonio, octavo, continental manuscript on paper in Latin, dated 1684, in brown ink throughout, signed and dated by the Ludovicus Mondran, approximately 475 pages, bound in contemporary parchment; large section of spine missing, library stamps of the Suplician Seminary Library in Washington D.C. on title and inside front board, old bookplate removed, 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. Prolegomena de Philosophia, octavo, continental manuscript in Latin, dated 1769, with contemporary inscriptions on pastedown and ffeps, including that of Joannes Czinna in the colophon, and Stephanus Thaly and Joannes ?Kemenckzy in the preliminaries, unpaginated, ruled in pencil throughout, neat hand in brown ink, bound in contemporary mottled sheepskin, spine tooled in gilt, rubbed, stain on ffep, some thumbing, 7 x 4 3/4 in. Seemingly unpublished text which may have ties to Hungary, based on the orthography of the names in the front, includes a chapter entitled, “Elementa Psychologiae Prolegomena,” and others on cosmology, practical philosophy, logic, and ontology. Prooemium in Libros Ethicorum, Rome: Lodovico Grignani, 1643, octavo, unusual continental text manuscript in Latin which begins with an engraved title page border printed with the inner compartment blank, presumably sold and packaged as a prebound blank book, 123 inscribed leaves, including some blanks between sections, text in a brown ink, bound in contemporary limp goatskin parchment, small break in the covering material with slight loss, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. The section starting on page ninety-three and continuing to the end, at page 123, is about meteors and comets. [with] Humphreys, Henry Noel (1810-1879) manuscript with illuminated initials, folio, seven leaves, with four small original illustrations, including a small painting of a saint writing in a book, two line-fill illuminations, and a colored letter with knotwork, the illustrations on separate sheets of paper, tipped in, disbound, in a folder, 8 x 12 1/4 in. (3) $600-800


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356 Weston, Edward (1886-1958) Fifty Photographs. New York: Duell Sloan & Pearce, [1947]. Limited edition of 1500 copies initialed by Weston, number 1228, in publisher’s black cloth spine and black paper covered boards, with the title printed in gray letters, sixteen-page introduction followed by the fifty photographs printed on glossy paper, and an afterword by Weston, binding slightly bumped and rubbed, dust jacket bumped, with abrasions and short tears, reinforced on the verso with tape, not obvious from the outside, 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. [and] Wynn Bullock, (1902-1975), [San Francisco]: Scrimshaw Press, 1971, inscribed Bullock on ffep, with a prospectus for the book inserted, and a catalog from a show at the San Francisco Museum of Art from the winter of 1969/70, a related letter and bookmark inserted, in publisher’s gray cloth, with a photograph set into the front board, and black lettering, in a Mylar jacket, 12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (2) $500-700

357 Wheatley, Henry B. (1838-1917) Hogarth’s London. London: Constable and Co., 1909. Two octavo volumes, extra-illustrated with numerous additional plates, some colored, bound in matching full crushed morocco by Bayntun, tooled in gilt, with inner morocco doublures and joints, t.e.g., slight edge and shelf wear, ribbon bookmarks frayed, 9 x 5 3/4 in. (2) $200-300 358 White, E.B. (1899-1985) Charlotte’s Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1952]. First edition, with “I-B” on the copyright page, octavo, 184 pages, in tan publisher’s cloth with the title written in spider webs on the front board and spine, in a first issue dust jacket with four blurbs for Stuart Little on the back panel, minor abrasions, torn along spine and into front panel without loss (could be repaired), corners slightly worn, stray pencil marks, small book ticket from the original retailer, the Personal Book Shop in Boston pasted on the ffep, 8 x 5 1/4 in. $400-600

359 Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass [and] Prose Works. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons/Knickerbocker Press, 1902. Ten volume set, the Book-Lover’s Camden limited edition, this copy numbered 387 of 500, in publisher’s half-vellum and tips, blue paper boards, spines elaborated blocked in gilt, t.e.g., illustrated, uncut edges throughout the set, 9 x 6 in. (10) $200-300 360 Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Two Rivulets. Camden, New Jersey: Author’s Edition, 1876. Octavo, with the photographic frontispiece portrait tipped in, but not signed, in halfleather and marbled paper boards, rebacked, with new label, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. $800-1,000 361 Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. Five imperial octavo volumes, illustrated throughout, some spotting, bound in uniform publisher’s gold- and blind-stamped cloth. Wilkes surveyed the Northwest coast of the United States by sea, over a four-year period, making inland forays at regular intervals. $250-350

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362 Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology. London: Cassell, Petter, & Galpin, [n.d.]. Three octavo volumes, illustrated with colored plates throughout, uniform half green morocco bindings water damaged on the red cloth boards, affecting endleaves and some preliminaries. [with] Lloyd’s The Game Birds and Wild Fowl of Sweden and Norway, London: Warne, 1867, illustrated.[and] Wyndham’s Wild Life on the Fjelds of Norway, London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861, illustrated, three-quarter red morocco, t.e.g. (5) $500-700

363 Wimpey, Joseph (1739-1808) Rural Improvements: or Essays on the Most Rational Methods of Improving Estates; accommodated to the Soil, Climate, and Circumstances of England. London: for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1775. First edition, octavo, inscription on ffep indicating that this copy was presented to the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) on September 22, 1812 by William Augustus Miles (1753?-1817), with a stamp on the title page incorporating intertwined cursive initials and Lafayette’s motto, “Cur Non?”; bound in contemporary speckled calf, dry, somewhat rubbed, label has flaked away, leather at joints beginning to crack, 8 x 5 1/4 in. Miles was involved in the French Revolution and a known associate and correspondent of Lafayette. “Wishing Mr. Miles’s best compliments to his old & honourable friend, the Marquis de LaFayette, the friend of mankind, of rational well destin’d liberty & of a limited* monarchical government. 22 Sept: 1812” *limited added later, with a caret. $400-600 364 Winkles’s Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales. London: Bogue, 1851. Three octavo volumes, profusely illustrated, bound in three-quarter red morocco and marbled paper by S. Kaufmann, edges stained yellow, contents with minor spotting, 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (3) $300-500



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365 Young, Arthur (1741-1820) A Tour in Ireland. London: for T. Cadell, Strand, and J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1780. Quarto, with frontispiece and full-page plate of an Irish cabin, the preliminary singlet to the Irish subscribers, list of subscribers, and index; bound in later three-quarter morocco and marbled paper boards, gilt spine, 10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. Young’s Tour is more of a detailed economic profile than a jaunt in the countryside. His methods of data collection and analysis have caused modern observers to rank him an early national income statistician, employing survey sampling. He is also valued for his social insights and deep knowledge of farming techniques. $400-600

366 Zavattini, Cesare (1902-1989) Un Paese. [Milan & Torino]: Guilio Einaudi, 1955. First edition, photographs, bound in publisher’s pale gray cloth, and dust jacket, the binding slightly rubbed, but bright, the jacket with several short closed tears repaired with tape on the verso, 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. $300-500 367 No lot.


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368 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Beaver, Plate XLVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $300-500


369 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Bison, Male, Plate LVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. The bison stand on a promontory in the foreground, the herd rests behind him. $7,000-10,000



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370 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Cross Fox, Plate VI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $600-800

371 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black American Wolf, Plate LXVII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal spotting, three short closed tears to blank margins; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $800-1,200


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372 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black Tailed Hare, Plate LXIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal spotting, old crease across the bottom third of the sheet, bisecting the image, with slight surface loss, most obvious in the vegetation; one closed tear, 2 inches long in left blank margin; edges toned; corners slightly bumped; good color; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $300-500 373 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Blue Eyed Yellow Warbler. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, loose, in a protective sleeve, sheet: 25 1/4 x 38 in., No. 19, Plate 95, two sheets joined, a clean copy, with a very faint old mat burn approximately three inches beyond the plate mark, sheet edges toned. The Yellow warbler clings to a wisteria vine, the flowers tumbling below. $350-450



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374 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) BrownHeaded Nuthatch. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, matted and framed, with 23 1/2 x 36 in. of the sheet visible through the mat opening; watermark is visible; plate mark is 12 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.; text in top left corner: No. 25; top right: Plate CXXV; bottom: Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S. F.L.S. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta Pusilla. Lath. Male 1. Female 2. Engraved, Printed, and Coloured by R. Havell, London; a very clean example, the paper lightly and evenly toned to a shade of ivory, very slight ripple along one edge, where the print meets the mat. $500-750

375 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Canada Lynx, Plate XVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, and framed; very slight foxing to the background, 25 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. of the sheet visible through the mat, frame is 36 x 31 in. overall. $4,000-6,000

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376 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Canada Porcupine, Plate XXXVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted; 20 3/4 x 25 in. of the sheet visible through the mat, frame is 36 x 31 in. overall, very good color. $1,500-1,800

377 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Carolina Shrew, Plate LXXV. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted and framed, spotting, 15 3/4 x 22 in. visible through mat opening, 33 x 27 1/2 in. overall, including the frame. $200-400 378 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Cat Squirrel, Plate XVII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $300-500

379 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Chipping Squirrel, Plate VIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $200-300


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380 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Common American Skunk, Plate XLII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted; 21 x 25 3/4 in. of the sheet visible through the mat, frame is 36 x 31 in. overall. The mother skunk snarls fiercely from atop the rotten log that protects her two kits. $400-600

381 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Common American Wildcat, Plate I. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor finger smudges in the blank background; 25 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. of the sheet visible through the mat, frame is 36 x 31 in. overall. $4,000-6,000




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382 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Common Flying Squirrel, Plate XXVIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, one short closed tear to the blank margin, sheet: 28 x 22 in. $600-800 383 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Common Mouse, Plate XC. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal toning; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $300-500

384 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Common Star Nose Mole, Plate LXIX. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal spotting, several closed tears in the blank margins, edges bumped with loss to outermost edges of the sheet; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $300-500 385 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Cougar, Male, Plate XCVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor edge toning, dusty with an old fold in the lower right blank margin; sheet: 28 x 22 in. The cougar has taken a black domestic cow. $2,000-3,000

386 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Grey Fox, Plate XXI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, faint foxing; 25 1/2 x 20 in. of the sheet visible through the mat, frame is 36 x 31 in. overall. $4,000-6,000 387 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Hare Indian Dog, Male, Plate CXXXII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, smudge in lower right corner, below publisher’s information; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $400-600

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388 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Hermit Thrush, Plate 58, [from] Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving, half-sheet, some minor toning, matted and framed, 12 x 19 in. visible through the mat. $400-600

389 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ivory Gull, Plate 287, [from] Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving, the sheet toned, somewhat unevenly, with spotting, faded, framed, 35 x 24 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000

390 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) LongLegged Sandpiper, Plate 344, [from] Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving, the full sheet, framed, very clean with good color, 39 x 25 3/4 in. $1,000-1,200

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391 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Maryland Marmot, Woodchuck, or Groundhog, Plate II. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $400-600

392 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) NineBanded Armadillo, Male, Plate CXLVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal toning, spot to blank margin in top left corner, and a fainter one above the succulent plant in the upper left; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $4,000-6,000

393 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Northern Hare, Plate XII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $800-1,200


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394 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ocelot, Plate LXXXVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, slight marginal toning to the top of the sheet, small fold with 1/4 inch of loss in the lower left corner; sheet: 28 x 22 in. The ocelot is poised on a fallen tree over a pond, peering at a catfish in the water. $2,000-3,000

395 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Oregon Flying Squirrel. [from] Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: Bowen, 1845-48. Hand-colored lithograph, framed, 21 x 26 1/2 in.; top left: No. 3.; top right: Plate XV.; bottom right: Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S. F.L.S.; center: Pteromys Origonensis, Bachman. Oregon Flying Squirrell. Natural Size; bottom right: Lith. Printed & Cold. J.T. Bowen, Phila. $600-800

396 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Pine Marten, Plate CXXXVIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted; 25 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. of the sheet visible through the mat, frame is 36 x 31 in. overall. Male and female pine marten vie for a dead catbird. $400-600

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397 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Raccoon, Male, Plate LXI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $300-500

398 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ruff-Necked Humming-Bird, No 76; Plate CCCLXXIX, [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1837. Half-sheet, hand-colored engraving, of Trochilus Rufus, Latham, the rough-necked hummingbird, two males feeding from a large cleome plant, and a female perched on a nest fastened to the lower stalk, plate mark visible, the sheet evenly toned, framed, 21 1/2 x 14 in. $1,000-1,500



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399 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ruffed Grouse, [from] Birds of America. London: Havell, 1838. Hand-colored engraving, printed on Whatman paper with the Turkey Mill watermark, trimmed at the top edge, with loss to the uppermost parts of the highest pieces of vegetation: the stem with the dangling grapes and the grape leaf and stem just above the highest grouse’s head; plate numbers also trimmed away, some faint streaks in the blank space between the leftmost grouse and the trillium, 24 1/2 x 37 3/4 in. $5,000-7,000

400 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Sea Otter, Young Male, Plate CXXXVII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, two minor closed tears in the blank margin, and a larger one that intrudes into the background on the right side, behind the otter, with slight loss of surface along the tear itself; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $400-600 401 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Snow Bird. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, loose, in a protective sleeve, sheet: 25 1/2 x 38 1/2 in., Plate 13, No. 3, sheet is clean overall, light toned and chipped at the outer edges, one small tear in the blank margin, more than seven inches outside the plate mark. Male and female snow birds perch on a leafless swamp ash, with pendant fruit. $400-600

402 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Summer Red Bird [and] Cerulean Warbler, [from] Birds of America. London: R: Havell, 1826-1838. Two hand-colored engravings, plate numbers 44 and 48, both cut down from a larger sheet, framed, plate mark visible, strong color, each mounted on board, in failing frames, 14 x 21 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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403 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Tawny Weasel, Plate CXLVIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. The graphic struggle of weasel versus chicken. $200-300 404 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Texan Lynx, Female, Plate XCII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal toning; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $400-600


405 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Texian Hare, Plate CXXXIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, very slight surface smudges; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $1,000-1,500


406 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of America. New York: by J.J. Audubon; Philadelphia: J.B. Chevalier, 1840. First edition, seven large octavo volumes, inscribed by Audubon in volume one, to “Miss Lydia E.E. Greene with the affectionate good wishes of her friend and servant, John J. Audubon,” dated Boston, June 8, 1844; and again in volume two, “Miss Lydia, E.E. Greene; and may God bless her, with the sincerest wishes of her old friend and servant, John J. Audubon,” same date, the set bound in uniform plum-colored morocco; illustrated with 500 color lithographs of birds, plates 187 and 188 are bound out of order, plate 220 is bound in upside down, and plate 471 is misbound between plates 475 and 476; half-titles are present in volumes one, four, five, and six; no subscriber lists; with the book tickets of Little & Brown, Booksellers and Importers of Boston, and the tags of Plow, a bookbinding firm on the corner of Water and Devonshire Streets also in Boston; contents clean throughout, without spotting; bindings intact; spines and corners slightly worn, although all volumes were bound by Plow in a uniform style and leather, volumes two and three have slightly faded spines, 10 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. The Boston Athenaeum lists a Lydia E.E. Greene as a member in 1854. (7) $35,000-55,000


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407 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: V.G. Audubon, 1852. Three octavo volumes, illustrated with 152 of 155 full-paged hand-colored lithographs, lacking plates 85: jumping mouse; 86: ocelot; and 89: Say’s squirrel; no lists of subscribers; half-titles in volumes two and three only; all volumes disbound, all boards detached, lacking spines, contents generally good, a.e.g., 10 1/2 x 7 in. (3) $5,000-7,000

408 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Viviparous Quadrupeds. New York: by J.J. Audubon, 1846. Volume one text only, purple cloth publisher’s binding, rebacked. $150-300

409 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Townsend’s Shrew Mole, Plate CXLV. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $300-500

410 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Virginian Opossum, Plate LXVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal spotting, corners bumped with slight loss, 1/2 inch piece missing from the blank margin near the lower right corner; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $400-600

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411 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) White American Wolf, Male, Plate LXXII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted, minor marginal toning, minor closed tears; sheet: 28 x 22 in. In this evocative image, the wild canine stands near the remains of a campfire, in full snarl, his tail between his legs, and front paw protectively covering a bone. $800-1,200

412 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) White Footed Mouse, Plate XL. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, minor marginal spotting; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $200-300

413 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Wolverine, Plate XXVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, matted; sheet: 28 x 22 in. $600-800


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414 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Yellow Throat Warbler. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, loose, in a protective sleeve, No. 17, Plate 85; two joined sheets: 37 1/2 x 25 1/4 in. overall, one minor puncture in the sheet, four inches outside the plate mark. The lone male warbler squints up at the chestnut-like fruit of the chinkapin oak. $350-450

415 Besler, Basilius (1561-1629) Balsamita [and] Mentatestrum. [from] Hortus Eystettensis, 1613. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving of three kinds of mint, printed on a large folio-sized sheet of laid paper, with typographical text on the verso, 21 1/4 x 18 in. $600-800


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416 Besler, Basilius (1561-1629) Paliurus [et] Colchicum Albo [et] Rubello. [from] Hortus Eystettensis, 1613. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving of paliurus in the center, flanked by white and pink colchicum bulbs in bloom; printed on a large folio-sized sheet of laid paper, with typographical text on the verso, 21 1/4 x 18 in. $800-1,000

417 Besler, Basilius (1561-1629) Poma Amoris Fructu Rubro. [from] Hortus Eystettensis, 1613. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving of a tomato plant printed on a large folio-sized sheet of laid paper, with typographical text on the verso, 21 x 16 3/4 in. $900-1,200

418 Besler, Basilius (1561-1629) Sorghum Fructu Rubro [et] Fructu Albo. [from] Hortus Eystettensis, 1613. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving of two types of sorghum printed on a large folio-sized sheet of laid paper, with typographical text on the verso, 21 x 18 in. $700-900


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419 Bloch, Marcus Eliezer (1723-1799) Six Hand-colored Engravings of Fish. [from] Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische. Berlin, 1781-1795. Each with the in-plate signature of Johann Friedrich Hennig, including: Siluris Inermis (plate 363), Siluris Bimaculatus (plate 364), Esox Brasiliensis (plate 391), Mugil Plumieri (plate 396), Polynemus Paradiseus (plate 402), and Notacanthus Nasus (plate 431); each fish name provided in Latin, German, French, and English; 10 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (6) $300-500

420 Botanical Prints, Two Hand-colored Engravings, [from] William Curtis’s (17461799) Flora Londinensis, London, 1777-1798. The first depicting Caltha Palustris, the marsh marigold, and the other Malva Sylvestris, or blue mallow, the two framed separately, each sheet is 19 1/4 x 12 in. $300-500


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421 Camellia Prints by Oudet After J.J. Jung, Three Prints. [from] Iconographie du Genre Camellia, by Berlese, Abbé Laurent (17841863) Paris: Cousin, 1839-1843. Three engraved and stipple-engraved plates, partly hand-colored and finished by hand, printed by Remond, plates numbered 19, 150 and 159, depicting Camellia Clovesiana, Camellia Juliana, and Camellia Anemoneflora warrata Alba; all are white flowers, some with pink streaks, 14 x 10 1/4 in. (3) $600-800

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422 Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Signed Poster, The Broken Bridge and the Dream. New York: Shorewood Reproductions, [1970s]. Full-color poster signed by Dalí with a black magic marker, formerly rolled, some edge tears and folds, and other wear, 25 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. $600-800 423 Manetti, Xaverio (1723-1784) Three Hand-colored Engravings of Birds, [from] Ornithologia Methodice, Florence, 1767-1776. Three folio-sized prints of a swan and two seagulls, uniformly framed, the seagulls somewhat foxed, 17 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. (3) $200-400

424 Mother Goose (1890) Through the Alphabet. Original pen, ink, and gouache illustration depicting Mother Goose riding a horse, breaking through a paper hoop decorated with the letters of the alphabet, attended by geese dressed as clowns, signed “R.H.” in the lower right corner, dated 1890; 7 x 9 in., mounted on acidic mat board; original artwork for a children’s book, or a box of building blocks or a game. $400-600

425 New Yorker Cartoon, George Price (19011995) Original Artwork, 1967. I haven’t the heart to tell them that it has stopped transmitting. Pen and ink drawing with light blue washes on paper, pencil erasures and touch up in white, signed, camera-ready art, matted, depicting a family of space aliens posing before an extraterrestrial camera, while the cameraman makes his confession, with stamps, notes, and instructions to the printer on the verso, 21 x 22 in. $600-800


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426 New Yorker Cartoon, George Price (19011995) Original Artwork, 1967. We figure the family that gets its kicks together sticks together. Pen and ink drawing with light blue washes on paper, pencil erasures and touch up in white, signed, camera-ready art, matted, depicting an older man at a gas station astride a motorcycle that contains his nuclear family, surrounded by hippies and bikers, declaring his plan to the station attendant, with stamps, notes, and instructions to the printer on the verso, 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. $600-800 427 New Yorker Cartoon, George Price (19011995) Original Artwork, 1970. Farewell, brave lover! Come back either with your shield or upon it! Pen and ink drawing with light blue washes on paper, pencil erasures and touch up in white, signed, camera-ready art, matted, depicting a frumpy woman bidding her Walter Mitty-ish husband a good day at work, with stamps, notes, and instructions to the printer on the verso, 14 1/2 x 22 1/4 in. $600-800 428 New Yorker Cartoon, George Price (19011995) Original Artwork. Will you be right home after the peccadillo? Pen and ink drawing with light blue washes on paper, pencil erasures and touch up in white, signed, camera-ready art, matted, 15 3/4 x 22 in. $600-800



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429 New Yorker Cartoon, Peter Arno (19041968) Original Artwork, 1965, Morning Chief. Press-ready black and white gouache on board, with registration marks, instructions for printers, etc., on verso, 13 1/2 x 20 in. Arno drew cartoons for The New Yorker from 1925-1968. $1,000-1,500 430 New Yorker Cartoon, William Miller (c. 1960) Original Artwork, 1967. Press-ready black and white gouache on paper, two boys fish in the foreground, a troop of boy scouts marching in file approaches brightly toward them, no text, stamped on the back for publication, with corrections by the artist, 23 1/2 x 17 3/4 in. $600-800

431 Posters, Six: Three full-color posters created for the French National Railroads, from a series entitled: Discover France by Train; Paris: Hubert Baille, & Cie.; Draeger; Publicité S.J., 19521956, with art by Luc Marie Bayle, Lucien Fontanarosa, and Roger Bezombes, 40 x 24 in. each. [and] Three bullfighting posters, advertising fights at the Palma de Mallorca in Spain, one from 1947, two from 1958, 42 x 21 in. each. (6) $200-300


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432 Prêtre, Jean-Gabriel (1780-1845) Four Drawings of Sea Life: Watercolor and pencil on drawings Bristol paper, two showing snails, one depicting limpets, and the last with four views of a brown sea slug, including a detail of its tentacles; three of the four drawings signed in the lower left corner, two dated 1835 and 1838; some toning, thumbing, one corner chipped, unframed, 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. each. Jean-Gabriel Prêtre painted at the Museum d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, and produced illustrations for many natural history books. These drawings may have been created for Duclos’s Histoire Naturelle, Generale, et Particulaire de tous les Genres de Coquilles, Paris: Didot, 1840. $200-300

433 Roth, Bavaria, View with Rail Train. Nuremberg: C. Schmidt Jr., [n.d.]. Color lithograph view of the old town, with the Schloss Ratibor and church spire visible in the background a railway locomotive with five passenger cars in the foreground, matted and framed, 24 x 16 1/2 in.; 25 x 32 1/2 in. $200-300 434 Vedder, Elihu (1836-1923) Six Matted Pastels: Original renderings used in Doubt, and other works; two on gray toned paper and three on black paper, including “Folly Enthroned” and “Enchanted between Heaven and Hell.” (6) $1,200-1,500

435 Vedder, Elihu (1836-1923) Twenty-six Halftone Illustrations: Mechanically reproduced versions of original artwork for book illustration, retouched in pencil, and black and white ink in Vedder’s hand, some signed, all mounted on mat board; with a glass negative of a portrait of Vedder, and other material. $400-600

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436 Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm (1683-1741) Ten Hand-colored Botanical Prints. [from] Phytanthoza Iconographia, 1737-1745. The plates are printed in color and finished by hand, subjects include cardamom, coriander, melon cactus, euphorbia, ficoides, bachelor’s buttons, dracunculus, cucumber, cubeba, and Solomon’s seal; various sizes, most are 15 3/4 x 10 in. (10) $400-600


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437 Africa. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Africae Tabula Nova. Antwerp, 1587. Folio engraved map with contemporary hand coloring, double-glazed frame, some small marginal paper repairs, slight paper damage to lower border, even toning, 20 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. $700-900

438 Beers, Frederick W. (1839-1933) Atlas of Long Island, New York. New York: Beers, Comstock, & Cline, 1873. Folio, with more than 100 hand-colored maps, including a map of the state of New York; another of Manhattan and Brooklyn; a fivepanel folding map of Long Island (with tears and repairs), a double-page map of Brooklyn; and many others, including multiple maps for all major communities, including Flatbush, Jamaica, East New York, the Rockaways, Canarsie, Shelter Island, Long Island City, Astoria, Flushing, Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Brookhaven, Islip, and so on; some old repairs, thumbing, tears, in contemporary three-quarter leather and marbled paper boards, rubbed, with some damage, structurally intact, 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,200

439 Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673) Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Foederate. [and] Novum ac Magnum Teatrum Urbium Belgicae Regiae. Amsterdam: Blaeu, [1649]. Two large folio volumes, each with engraved title with typographical title in inner compartment printed on a separate slip and pasted onto the sheet, over a blank compartment, as found in other copies; illustrated with maps, views, and plans as called for in the index: 171 plates in the Foederate, and 142 plates in the Regiae; bound in full uniform contemporary goldtooled red morocco with later repairs to spines and edges, a.e.g.; some of the repairs loosening, and becoming detached, boards rubbed, contents good, ex libris Baron Leverhulme [William Lever] (1851-1925) and Henry B.B. Beaufoy (1750-1795), with their bookplates, 20 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (2) $15,000-20,000

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440 Canada, Atlas (1881) Illustrated Atlas of the Dominion of Canada Containing Authentic and Complete Maps of all the Provinces. Toronto: H. Belden & Co., 1881. Large folio, index, [53] and [20] preliminary leaves, numbered separately with Roman numerals; forty-one maps, sixty-four other illustrations, including views and portraits, and fourteen unnumbered pages of subscribers, most maps colored; title page and final leaf torn and repaired with tape, marginal water stains, recently rebacked with the original boards retained, gilt stamping to front board almost completely rubbed away, new endleaves, 14 1/4 x 18 in. $200-300

441 Caribbean Islands. Heinrich Scherer (16281704) Archipelagus Americanus. [from] Atlas Novus. Munich, c. 1700. Small folio double-page engraved map, two sheets joined at the center, slight toning along the join, 15 1/4 x 10 5/8 in., the sheet. This map covers the southernmost tip of Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles, and northern parts of Panama, Colombia, and Venezuela, including the mouth of the Orinoco River. A finely drawn illustration of sea trade between Europe and the islands appears in the upper right hand corner. $300-500


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442 Cary, John (c. 1754-1835) Cary’s New Map of England and Wales with Part of Scotland. London: Publish’d June 11th 1794 by J. Cary, Engraver & Map-seller, No. 181 Strand. First edition, large quarto, engraved title and dedication, the hand-colored gridded General Map, and seventy-six hand-colored full page panel maps for each grid section, numbered 1-81, excluding numbers 62, 63, 71, 72, and 80, all of which contain only open ocean [seventy-seven maps in total], 85 pages of index, and three pages of subscribers; bound in contemporary speckled boards, edges and spine gilt, front board re-hinged, back board detached, some offsetting, 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. $300-500

443 Coastal New England. Levinus Hulsius (1546-1606), After John Smith (1580-1631) New England Die mercklichsten dheile, also genennet Durch den Durchl. Frankfurt, 1617. Single sheet folio engraved map, matted and framed, with restoration along two edges, and the adjacent outer rules done in pen facsimile, cleaned, old folds just barely visible, 13 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. This map was published in the German translation of John Smith’s New England in 1617. It is one of the earliest maps to focus exclusively on the New England coast. $4,000-6,000

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444 Colorado. Louis Nell, Nell’s Topographical Map of the State of Colorado. Denver: Hamilton & Kendrick, 1895. Large colored map printed on onion-skin paper, pasted into the original gold lettered brown publisher’s cloth covers, with printed statement of Hamilton and Kendrick pasted inside the front board, as issued; folded; paper very stiff, with tears at folds, delicate to unfold, 32 1/2 x 40 in. $500-700

445 France. Joshua van den Ende (1584-1634) Gallia, le Royaume de France. Amsterdam: Guilielmus Blaeuw, [c. 1630]. Double-page folio copper-plate engraved map, with hand-coloring, framed, some faint water stains at foot, 16 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. $300-500


446 France. Nicolaus Visscher (1618-1679) Galliae seu Franciae Tabula. Amsterdam: Visscher, 1680-90. Large double-page folio copper engraved map, hand-colored, fading, framed, 19 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. $300-500


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447 Great Britain and Ireland. Orlelius, Abraham (1527-1598) Insularum Britannicarum Acurata Delineatio ex Geographicis Conatibus. Amsterdam: Jansson, [1636]. Double-page engraved folio map, handcoloring, old folds, the sheet evenly toned, framed, 22 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. $200-300

448 Great Britain. Homann Heirs. Regnorum Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae. Nuremberg: Homan Heirs, 1749. Double-page folio engraved map, handcoloring, framed, toned, some spotting, colors faded, sheet: 22 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. $400-600



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449 Greenleaf, Jeremiah (1791-1864) A New Universal Atlas. [No place: no printer], 1849. Revised edition, folio, engraved title, and contents leaf, illustrated with all sixty-four engraved and hand-colored maps, as called for, and eleven pages of printed text, maps generally clean, the maps of Florida and Mexico with a brown spot; bound in worn publisher’s binding with a red morocco label tooled and lettered in gilt on the front board, some water staining to text leaves and end leaves, occasional spotting to maps, 14 1/2 x 12 in. $600-800

450 Ireland, The Kingdome of Irland. John Speed (1552-1629) from The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain. London: Performed by John Speed and are to be sold in Pope’s Head Alley by John Sudbury and George Humble, 1610. Copper-plate engraving, hand-colored, archivally matted and framed with conservation glass, 15 x 20 in. of the map visible through the mat, the framed piece 24 x 28 1/2 in. overall. $1,000-1,500


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451 Italy, Salento. [Johannes Jansson] Terra di Otranto olim Salentina et Iapigia. [?Amsterdam: n.p., n.d., c. 1700]. Double-page folio engraved map, later state, with the Dauphine arms in the upper right corner, no dedication in the lower left; a map of the peninsular “boot” of Italy, with the adjacent western shoreline, hand-colored, large cartouche with trumpeting angels, and three ships in the sea, toning, cello tape repair to verso, outside of the ruling at the lower margin, framed, 17 1/2 x 22 1/4 in. $200-300

452 Middle East, Three Framed Maps. Including: Carte des Trois Arabies, by Nicolas Sanson, Paris: Mariette, [c. 1675], matted and framed, hand-colored, smudged, old fold, repair from verso, 19 1/2 x 16 1/4 visible through mat opening, 21 1/2 x 25 in. overall, including frame. Nova Persiae Armeniae, Natoliae, et Arabiae, by Frederick de Wit, Amsterdam, [c. 1680], matted and framed, hand-colored, 22 x 18 1/2 in. visible through mat opening, 23 1/2 x 26 3/4 in. overall. Colton’s Persia, Arabia, &c., New York: Colton, [c. 1855], matted and framed, hand-colored, 13 x 16 in. visible, 17 x 20 in. overall. (3) $400-600

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453 Nantucket. Ferdinand Cartwright Ewer (1826-1883) Historical Map of Nantucket. New York: J. Ottmann, 1869. Wall map, with old nail holes, framed, evenly toned, with three marginal stains, substantial, 48 x 33 in. overall, including frame. $800-1,000

454 New Topographical Atlas of the County of Worcester, Massachusetts. Philadelphia: L.J. Richards, & Co., 1898. Large folio, illustrated with fifty-five maps, a view of Lake Quinsigamond, all maps colored by hand, showing all businesses, houses, buildings, railroads, geographic features, and other detailed information for every city and town in Worcester County, in publisher’s boards, with a damaged road map of Worcester County from 1898 inserted; front board detached, title page wrinkled, first two leaves shorter at the fore-edge than the rest of the book, 22 x 16 1/2 in. $300-500

455 New York City. Ensigns & Thayer, A Map of the City and County of New York. New York: Ensigns & Thayer, 1849. 12mo, including twenty-eight page typographical street directory, single leaf of ads, and folding engraved map printed on onion skin paper, hand-colored, including sections of Brooklyn, Jersey City, and Williamsburg; bound in publisher’s cloth boards, title stamped in gold on front, some breaks along the folds of the map, rodent chewed section, 1 x 1 1/2 in., with loss of streets in Chinatown, south of Bayard Street. $300-500

456 North America, Southeastern United States. Giambattista Albrizzi (1698-1777) Carta Geografica Della Florida nell’America Settentrionale. Venice, 1740. Small double-page folio map, with later hand coloring, matted and framed, with 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. visible through the mat. This map, based on De L’Isle’s 1718 map of the same region covers Maryland, south to Florida, and the gulf coast to Mexico, it also includes most of interior Texas, the Rio Grande, Mississippi, and Missouri Rivers. In the cartouche at the foot, native Americans take aim with their bows and arrows at two sleeping lions. $500-700 457 North America. Guillaume De L’Isle (16751726) L’Amerique Septentrionale. Paris: Chez l’Auteur, sur le Quai de Horloge, 1700. Large engraved map, double-page folio, hand-coloring on land masses, but not on the cartouche or key, later state, with “Geographe” after De L’Isle’s name, but not the “Rue de Canettes” address, evenly toned, small break at bottom border, minor spotting, 29 1/2 x 20 3/4 in. $700-900

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458 North America. Louis Stanislaus d’Arcy De La Rochette (1731-1802) A Map of North America by J. Palairet With considerable Alterations & Improvements from D’Anville, Mitchell & Bellin. London: for John Bowles & Carington Bowles. Large double-page engraved folio map, with some borders and rivers picked out in hand-color, faded; old folds, some toning along the edges and the center horizontal fold, discolored spot in the ocean, south of the Azores, 25 3/4 x 20 1/4 the sheet. This mid-18th century map depicts California as a peninsula (not an island), and includes accurate renderings of the Great Lakes. $400-600

459 North Pole. Frederick de Wit (1610-1698) Poli Arctici, et Circumiacentium Terrarum Descriptio Novissima. Amsterdam, [c. 1670]. Double-page folio, copper engraving, with contemporary colored shading around the land masses, and gold highlights to the cartouches; the map area is circular, and surrounded by four scenes of arctic whaling, walrus hunting, and blubber processing, these vignettes with no added color; evenly toned, slightly rumpled, damp stains to lower blank margin, old folds, small internal tear one inch from the center of the map; framed, not examined outside of the frame, glass cracked in lower right corner, 19 x 21 in. Arctic exploration and cartography were in a state of active development during the 17th century. This map includes several uncharted areas, as explorers continued to actively seek a northwest passage to the Pacific Ocean. It would take another 250 years of arctic exploration before such a journey was successfully completed. $700-900


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460 Nova Scotia and Cape Breton. Thomas Jeffreys (1719-1771) A New Map of Nova Scotia and Cape Britain with the adjacent parts of New England and Canada. London, c. 1755. Engraved hand-colored map, printed on two sheets neatly pasted together, 18 1/2 x 24 in., with a decorative cartouche featuring fish nets, with the southern coast of Labrador to the north, a bit of Newfoundland to the east, Boston just showing at the southwest corner, and Lake Champlain and Montreal to the west. The main focus of the map is Nova Scotia, Saint John’s Island and Cape Breton, with careful renderings of the Saint Lawrence River, Maine, New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts. $300-500

461 Paris. Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720) Le Plan de Paris, ses Faubourgs et ses Environs. Amsterdam: Jean Covens & Corneille Mortimer, [after 1702]. Multi-panel folio map, engraved and hand colored in a strong red and green palette, framed, 8 3/4 x 3 1/2 inch area missing on right margin repaired and made up with pen facsimile, browning and damage below the missing area, old folds, 30 1/2 x 22 3/4 in. of the sheet visible through the frame. $500-700

462 Recueil de Cartes Geographiques, Plans, Vues et Medailles de L’Ancienne Grece. Paris: Bossange, Masson, et Besson, 1807. Quarto, illustrated with thirty-two plates, mostly maps, many folding, but also views, and other subjects, some maps with borders highlighted in by hand in color, dampstained rather badly at the end, in contemporary boards, defective, lacking the spine, boards badly worn, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. $200-300

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463 Sauthier, Claude Joseph (1736-1802) Chorographical Map of the Province of New York in North America. London: William Faden, 1779. Extra-large map printed on multiple panels, some hand-coloring along borders, panels overlapping, some toning, fading, not excessively folded, in an older black and gilt frame, map is 56 x 73 in., frame is 61 x 78 in. overall. Sauthier, the renowned Alsatian-born mapmaker, was working as the appointed surveyor of the Province of New York as early as 1773. His detailed surveys and maps were employed to advantage by the British during the American Revolution. Richly detailed and beautifully presented, this impressive map serves as a snapshot of the complexion of New York just before the province became the state. $10,000-15,000

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464 South America. Heinrich Scherer (16281704) Religionis Catholicae Australi Americae Implantatae. [from] Atlas Novus. Munich, c. 1700. Small folio double-page engraved map, two sheets joined at the center, slight toning along the join, 15 x 10 1/2 in., the sheet. Almost as much space is devoted to the map of the continent of South America as to a striking image of natives prostrate before a crucifixion. $600-800

465 Spurr, Josiah Edward (1870-1950) Atlas on the Geology of the Aspen District. Washington: [Printed by Julius Bien & Co., New York], 1898. Folio, twenty-seven color lithographic maps and geological cross sections, two of which are double-paged, in publisher’s gilt-stamped cloth, 21 x 18 in. [with] George F. Becker’s Atlas on the Geology of the Quicksilver Deposits of the Pacific Slope, Washington: [Giles Litho. & Liberty Printing Co., New York], 1887, thirteen maps and plans on twelve sheets, mostly printed in color, five double-page, in original cloth, slightly scuffed, sunned, 17 1/4 x 22 in. $400-600


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466 The English Pilot. Describing the West India Navigation from Hudson’s Bay to the River Amazones. Particularly Delineating the Coasts, Capes, Headlands, Rivers, Bays, Roads, Havens, Harbours, Streights, Rocks, Sands, Shoals, Banks, Depths of Water, and Anchorage, with all the Islands therein; as Jamaica, Cuba, Hispaniola, Barbadoes, Antigua, Bermudas, Porto Rico, and the rest of the Caribbee and Bahama Islands. Also a New Description of Newfoundland, New England, New York, East and West New Jersey, Dellawar Bay, Virginia, Maryland, Carolina, &c. London: Printed for Mount and Davidson, on Tower Hill, 1794.

Folio, 66 pages of typographical text, and a total of twenty-five maps, twenty-one on separate sheets, all but one folding, and five full-page engraved maps printed on text pages. Lacking map eleven, of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and East and West New Jersey. Contemporary sheepskin on the front board, back board missing, last two signatures with some stains, water stains, some maps with minor tears. The following maps are included: A New and Correct Chart of the Western and Southern Oceans; North America from Newfoundland to Hudson’s Bay; the West Indies; the Atlantic Ocean with Europe and Africa to the west and east to North and South America and the West Indies; Casco Bay; Newfoundland; the Southeast coast of Newfoundland; New England; another of New England with an inset map of Boston; New York Harbor; Virginia; St. Christopher’s; Barbados; South Carolina and Georgia; Antigua; the Caribbean

islands; Hispaniola; Puerto Rico and Zachee (one folding edge damaged with loss); Cuba; Cuba’s Bay of Matanzas; Jamaica; Guiana with the mouths of the Oronoco and Amazon rivers; and the Trading Part of the West Indies; in addition to numerous smaller woodcut maps and sketches of coastal features, and one woodcut of swimming penguins: Note, these fowls never fly, for their wings are very short, and most like the fins of fish, having nothing upon them but a sort of down and short feathers. An extraordinary collection of maps and piloting instructions for 18th century navigation in the Atlantic, The English Pilot went through six editions between 1755 and 1794, all are rare. Only one copy exists of the first, second, and third editions, two copies of the fourth edition are known, three copies of the fifth edition, and five copies of this particular edition. $10,000-12,000

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467 Wonderground Map of London. MacDonald Gill (1884-1947) London: Westminster Press, 1914. Housed in the original publisher’s brightly printed envelope, priced, “two shillings & six pence net,” and the slogan, “The heart of Britain on your wall!,” some fly specking, and incidental wear to the envelope, one short closed tear, corners bumped, slight rodent chewing to envelope flap, the map itself well-protected by the envelope, fresh, slightly tender along the folds, 30 x 37 in. This boldly colored and graphic artistic rendering of a bird’s-eye impression of London was originally commissioned by the Underground to be displayed in railway stations, in a larger format, in 1913. Because of its popularity, the publisher produced this smaller version for sale to the public; a nicely preserved example in its original envelope. $400-600


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468 World Map. Giambattista Albrizzi (16981777) Mappamondo o sia Descrizione Generale Del Globo Terrestre ed Acquatico. Venice, 1750. Small folio double-page map, with central seam, engraved, hand-colored, the globe represented in two circular hemispheres, with female representations of the four continents, one in each corner, and an armillary sphere in the center top, some old folds, slight discoloration on the verso, not affecting the recto surface, mainly confined to the tab joining the two sheets, 17 1/4 x 15 in. The unexplored regions of the world are map in a fragmentary manner, the northwest coast of North America is a tenuous sketch, Australia is still connected to New Guinea, Asia blends into Alaska; a scarce map. $700-900

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63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429

274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board - Nancy R. Skinner Richard Albright John Deighton Barnet Fain Stephen L. Fletcher Karen M. Keane Andrew Payne President/Chief Executive Officer - Karen M. Keane Chief Financial Officer - Don Kelly Executive Vice President - Stephen L. Fletcher Vice Presidents - Eric Jones, Marie Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Carol McCaffrey, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr


Expert Departments

20th Century Design - Jane D. Prentiss Assistant: Shannon M. Ames American & European Paintings & Prints - Robin S.R. Starr Assistants: Kathy Wong, Elizabeth C. Haff, Annie Claflin American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stephen L. Fletcher Deputy Director: Chris Barber; Assistants: Karen Langberg, Kelli Lucas Stewart American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Douglas Deihl Antique Motor Vehicles - Jane D. Prentiss Asian Works of Art - Judith Dowling Assistants: Karen Mak, Suhyung Kim Books & Manuscripts - Devon Gray Bottles, Flasks & Early Glass - Stephen L. Fletcher Ceramics - Stuart G. Slavid Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Robert C. Cheney Assistant: Jonathan Dowling Couture - Anne Fallon Discovery Auctions - Anne Fallon Assistant: Melissa Riebe European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stuart G. Slavid Assistants: Leah Kingman, Stephanie Opolski Fine Wines - Marie Keep Assistant: Michael J. Moser Historic Arms & Militaria - Joel Bohy Jewelry - Victoria Bratberg Assistants: John Colasacco, Julie Khouri

63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100

Judaica - Kerry Shrives Musical Instruments - Jill Arbetter Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Gary Richards Assissant: Erika Jorjorian Silver - Stuart G. Slavid Toys & Dolls - Anne Fallon Auctioneers - LaGina Austin, Chris Barber, Robert C. Cheney, John Colasacco, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie C. Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Jessica R. Lincoln, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney


Exhibitions & Property Distribution


Warehouse Manager - Fred Trottier, 508.970.3261


Property Distribution Manager - Jessica R. Lincoln, 617.874.4308 Auction Coordinator - Benjamin Evans, 617.874.4329

Finance Department


Accounts Receivable - Denise Johnson, 508.970.3269 Accounts Payable, Consignment - Kathleen Hayes, 508.970.3268 Accounts Payable, Trade - Kevin Rota, 508.970.3283



Heather Retzke, 508.970.3240

Service Departments

Appraisal & Auction Services - LaGina Austin, Christine E. Finn, Rachel Kingsley Advertising Production - Pamela Van de Houten Boston Gallery Director - Laura V. Sweeney Assistant Gallery Director: Paige Lewellyn Gallery Assistant: Jessica Turner Catalog Production - Pamela Van de Houten, Kristina Harrison Consignment Services - Patricia Walker King, Megan J. Blomgren, Carol Zeigler Customer Relations - Carol McCaffrey Institutional Relations - L. Emerson Tuttle Human Resources - Carol McCaffrey Information Technology & Internet Auctions - Kerry Shrives Assistants: Timothy Shaughnessey, Melissa Riebe Managing Director - Marie C. Keep Marketing & Public Relations - Kate de Bethune, Kathryn Gargolinski, Heather Retzke Photographers - Stanley P. Bystrowski, Jeffrey R. Antkowiak, John Cornelius Receptionists - Marlborough: Kealyn Garner Boston: Sarah L. Collins Staff Portraits - Cheryl Richards Photography Transportation - Eric Jones Assistant: Mark McCaffrey



Directions to Skinner’s Boston Gallery/63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400
From the West:
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to the Prudential/Copley exit located in the Prudential tunnel. Once on the exit ramp, stay in the right hand lane and follow the signs for Copley. The ramp exits onto Stuart Street. Drive straight through five sets of lights and take a left onto Charles Street South. Take your first left off of Charles St. South onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From the South:
Take 93-N to Exit 20 for I-90 W toward Worcester. Follow signs for Chinatown/South Station. Bear left at the fork to continue towards Kneeland Street. Turn left onto Kneeland Street. Kneeland Street becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From Logan Airport:
Take the Ted Williams Tunnel. Take Exit 25 toward South Boston and bear left at the fork in the ramp. Bear right onto B St. Turn left onto Northern Ave which becomes Seaport Blvd. Turn left onto Surface Rd. Turn right onto Kneeland Street which becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From the North:
Take I-93 South towards Boston. Take exit 26 towards Storrow Drive.  Merge onto MA-28 South via the ramp on the left. Turn left onto Beacon Street. Turn right onto Arlington Street. Turn left onto Boylston Street. Turn right onto Hadassah Way. Skinner is on the right at 63 Park Plaza.



Indoor Parking
City Place Parking Garage 8 Park Plaza (access on Charles Street) Mon.-Fri.: up to 1 hr.-$8, $4 each additional hr., to max $20 Evenings (5pm-2:30am): $20 flat rate Sat & Sun (6am-5pm): $5 per 1/2 hr. MCCA Boston Common Garage Zero Charles Street (between the Boston Common & Public Garden) Mon.-Fri.: up to 1 hr.-$10, $4 each additional hr., up to 10m hrs. $23, to max $28 Evenings & Weekends: $12 flat rate The Four Seaons Hotel Parking Garage 200 Boylston Street $26 up to 2 hrs., $30 up to 3 hrs., $35 up to 6 hrs., $49 all day The Taj Hotel Parking Garage 15 Arlington Street Up to 24 hrs.-$44 LAZ Parking Back Bay Garage 500 Boylston Street (222 Berkeley Street) 617.266.7006 Night & Day rates: 1/2 hr.- $8, 1 hr.- $10, 1 1/2 hr.- $18, 2 hrs.- $20, 2 1/2 hrs.- $26, 3-24 hrs.- $37 Weekend Rates: 1/2 hr.- $8, $2 each additional 1/2 hr., to max $22 Motor Mart Garage 201 Stuart Street Up to 1 hr.-$8, 1 to 2 hrs.-$12, 2-3 hrs-$16/3-12 hrs.-$20/12-24 hr.-$31 weekends up to 3 hrs/$8 200 Stuart Street Garage At Revere Hotel Boston Common 200 Stuart Street 3-12 hrs.-$22 12-24 hrs.-$40

Outdoor Parking
(recommended for trucks)
LAZ Parking 130 Arlington Street 617.426.0604 $7 per 1/2 hr. $20 all day (weekdays only) $15 nights (starting at 4pm) and weekends Billy’s Parking 222 Stuart Street 617.632.2881 Mon-Fri 7:30am-5pm-$6 each 1/2 hr., $20 max $30 vans or trucks $25 during events in area Sat., Sun. & evenings $20 flat fee

Boston Hotels
Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowe’s Wharf Boston, MA 02110 Tel: 1.800.654.2000 Fax: 617.345.6799 Fairmont Copley Plaza 138 St. James Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617.267.5300 Fax: 617.375.9648 Four Seasons 200 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 617.351.2036 The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. Boston, MA 02114 617.224.4000 Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 1.800.228.9290 Fax: 617.236.5885 Nine Zero Hotel 90 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02108 617.772.5800 The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common 10 Avery Street Boston, MA 02111 Tel: 617.912.3315 Fax: 617.912.3375 Taj Boston 15 Arlington St. Boston, MA 02116 617.536.5700 Westin-Copley Plaza 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 1.800.228.3000 Fax: 617.424.7483

Boston Hotels with Skinner Corporate Rates
Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro 25 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114 617.723.7575 Loews Boston Back Bay Hotel 350 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 1.855.495.6397

The Colonnade 120 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 617.424.7000

The Park Plaza 64 Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116 617.426.2000 The Revere Hotel Boston Common 200 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617.482.1800 Fax: 617.451.2750

Eliot Hotel 370 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215 617.267.1607



Fine Dining
Royal Sonesta Hotel 5 Cambridge Parkway 617.806.4200 Mediterranean restaurant with great views of the Charles River and Boston skyline.

140 Boylston St. 617.695.9463 French restaurant and wine bar perched at the edge of the Boston Common and the theatre district.

Summer Shack
50 Dalton St. 617.867.9955 Jasper White serves seaside favorites in a casual Back Bay setting.

Via Matta
79 Park Plaza 617.422.0008 Elegant Italian fare and beautiful wines in a vibrant dining room—the best of Italy in Boston’s Back Bay creates an unforgettable experience.

Au Bon Pain
26 Park Plaza (across the street from Skinner) or 431 Boylston Street (at Berkeley Street) 617.338.8948 Casual café offers quick service.

75 Arlington St. 617.357.4810 Northern Italian steak house.

Grill 23 & Bar
161 Berkley Street (Stuart Street) 617.542.2255 Great steak, seafood, wine list, and service.

569 Tremont Street 617.424.8577 Parisian bistro-style fare.

Davio’s To Go
10 St. James Galleria Atrium 617.357.4810 Casual Italian take-out lunch spot with daily special pastas, soups, and salads.

774 Boylston St. 617.262.3023 Fine French dining and wines with a wonderful pre-fixe menu.

310 Stuart St. 617.574.8888 American comfort food served with classic cocktails in a casual setting.

The Bristol Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel
200 Boylston St. 617.338.4400 Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served in an elegant yet comfortable lounge setting with views of the Boston Public Garden.

No. 9 Park
9 Park St. 617.742.9991 Barbara Lynch’s bistro showcases inspired French and Italian influenced food and wine on Beacon Hill.

Parish Café
361 Boylston St. 617.247.4777 American restaurant with seasonal outdoor seating features sandwiches created by renowned local chefs.

East Ocean City
25-29 Beach St. 617.542.2504 Outstanding Chinese food restaurant highlighting seafood dishes with a full-service bar.

85 High St. 617.426.1234 Features a modern French menu focusing on seasonal ingredients accompanied by a thoughtful wine list.

226 Newbury Street 617.536.2020 Italian wine bar with an eclectic menu; specializes in Italian-style tapas.

Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill
97 Mt. Vernon Street 617.720.5511 Authentic regional Persian cuisine, handselected wine list, knowledgeable waitstaff.

The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. 617.536.2100 Lydia Shire’s latest restaurant, featuring Italian fare produced in an open kitchen upstairs at the Liberty Hotel.

The Upper Crust
20 Charles Street 617.723.9600 Gourmet thin-crust pizza.

McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant
36 Columbus Ave 617.482.3999 Fresh seafood offerings that change daily.



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