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Auction 2433

November 16, 2008 11:00AM

11-16-2008 11-16-2008

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$71$60

(Arctic Exploration), Three titles, Mikkelsen, Ejnar, Conquering the Arctic Ice, Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs, [c. 1909], pictorial cloth, 8vo; Fiala, Anthony, Fighting the Polar Ice, New York: More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$89$75

(Arctic Exploration), Nansen, Fridtjof (1861-1930), Two titles in three volumes, The First Crossing of Greenland, London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897, 8vo, (age wear to cover); and Farthest More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$83$70

(Arctic Exploration), Two titles, Nourse, Joseph E. (1819-1889), American Explorations in the Ice Zones, Boston: B.B. Russell, 1884, silver embossed pictorial cloth, (minor bumping and chipping, More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$83$70

(Arctic Exploration), Two titles, Richardson, Sir John, Arctic Searching Expedition, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1852, cloth, (soiling and spotting); Blackwood, Fredrick Temple (Lord Dufferin), More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
124
Sold for:
$83$70

(Arctic Exploration), Three titles in five volumes, Rink, Henry, Danish Greenland, its People and its Products, London: Henry S. King & Co., 1877, pictorial cloth, 8vo, (bumped, chipped, spine More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
125
Sold for:
$119$100

(Arctic Exploration), Five titles, The Last Voyage the "Karluk", 1916, signed by Robert A. Bartlett, Master of the "Karluk"; Macmillan, Donald, Four Years in the White North, 1918; Memoirs of Hans More ...

(Arctic Exploration and Maps/Charts)

(Arctic Exploration and Maps/Charts)

Lot:
126
Sold for:
$71$60

(Arctic Exploration and Maps/Charts), Five titles in seven volumes, comprising a group of American Geographic Society of New York publications: Boyd, Louise A., The Fiord Region of East Greenland, More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
127
Sold for:
$89$75

(Arctic Exploration), Two titles, Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N. W. Arctic Ocean, Washington: 1883, with nine plates, (two plates with minor chips); and Report of the More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
128
Sold for:
$89$75

(Arctic Exploration), Two titles, Narrative of the North Polar Expedition, Washington: 1876, with numerous plates; and Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition, edited by J.E. Nourse, Washington: More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
129
Sold for:
$53$45

(Arctic Exploration), Narrative of the Second Arctic Expedition made by Charles F. Hall, J. E. Nourse, editor, Washington: 1879, with pull out folding map, gilt pictorial cloth, 4to, (front gather More ...

(Arctic Exploration)

(Arctic Exploration)

Lot:
130
Sold for:
$119$100

(Arctic Exploration), The Voyage of the Jeannette. The Ship and Ice Journals of George W. De Long, Emma De Long, editor, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1883, two volumes, pictorial cloth, More ...

(Arctic Ornithology, One Title in Three Volumes)

(Arctic Ornithology, One Title in Three Volumes)

Lot:
131
Sold for:
$237$200

(Arctic Ornithology, One Title in Three Volumes), Salomonsen, Finn, Gronlands Fugle/The Birds of Greenland, Copenhagen: Ejnar Munksgaard, [1949-51], with folding maps and colored plates, wraps with More ...

(Arts), Dossie, Robert (d.1777)

(Arts), Dossie, Robert (d.1777)

Lot:
132
Sold for:
$119$100

(Arts), Dossie, Robert (d.1777), Handmaid to the Arts, London: J. Nourse, 1764, second edition, two volumes, contemporary tree calf, 8vo, (hinges starting, spine cracked, internal scattered More ...

Austen, Jane (1775-1817)

Austen, Jane (1775-1817)

Lot:
133
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Austen, Jane (1775-1817), Pride and Prejudice: A Novel, London: G. Sidney for T. Egerton, 1813, first edition, three volumes, old calf, 12mo, (all half-titles lacking and title pages lacking from More ...

(Aviation)

(Aviation)

Lot:
134
Sold for:
$237$200

(Aviation), Thomas, Lowell, The First World Flight, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925, numbered 49 of 575 copies signed by each of the World Flyers, half vellum, slipcased, 8vo, More ...

Bacon, Thomas (1700?-1768)

Bacon, Thomas (1700?-1768)

Lot:
135
Sold for:
$385$325

Bacon, Thomas (1700?-1768), Laws of Maryland at Large, with Proper Indexes, Annapolis: Jonas Green, 1765, [1766], first collected edition, half morocco, folio, (spine off and covers detached, More ...

Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860-1937)

Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860-1937)

Lot:
136
Sold for:
$71$60

Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860-1937), Peter and Wendy, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911, first American edition, original gilt pictorial cloth, with twelve plates, 8vo, (covers frayed to More ...

Bayle, Pierre (1647-1706)

Bayle, Pierre (1647-1706)

Lot:
137
Sold for:
$296$250

Bayle, Pierre (1647-1706), A General Dictionary, Historical and Critical . . ., London: J. Roberts, 1734-1741, in ten volumes, contemporary tree calf, folio, (volume I with front cover off, two More ...

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) and Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) and Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)

Lot:
138
Sold for:
$142,200$120,000

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) and Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900), A Platonic Lament, Important original illustration for Salome: A Tragedy in One Act, published in 1894. India ink and pencil on paper, More ...

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) and Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) and Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)

Lot:
139
Sold for:
$213,300$180,000

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) and Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900), The Climax, Important original illustration for Salome: A Tragedy in One Act, published in 1894. India ink and pencil on paper, signed More ...

Belknap, Jeremy (1744-1798)

Belknap, Jeremy (1744-1798)

Lot:
140
Sold for:
$59$50

Belknap, Jeremy (1744-1798), The History of New Hampshire, Boston: 1791-1792, volumes I and II only, tree calf, 8vo, (vol. I lacking spine, vol. II with loss to foot of spine, overall wear, markings More ...

Benet, Stephen Vincent (1898-1943)

Benet, Stephen Vincent (1898-1943)

Lot:
141
Sold for:
$71$60

Benet, Stephen Vincent (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster, Weston, Vermont: The Countryman Press, [1937], original cloth with glassine wrap and slip-case, number 363 of 700, signed by Benet More ...

Benson, Frank Weston (1862-1951)

Benson, Frank Weston (1862-1951)

Lot:
142
Sold for:
$267$225

Benson, Frank Weston (1862-1951), Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923, volume III only, original cloth and boards, numbered 386 of 525, More ...

Bible in English, [Tyndale, William]

Bible in English, [Tyndale, William]

Lot:
142A
Sold for:
$237$200

Bible in English, [Tyndale, William], Leaf from the "Blank Stone" edition of the New Testament: [Antwerp, 1516], the last leaf from the Acts of the Apostles, framed, (minor toning and smudging). More ...

Bible in Latin

Bible in Latin

Lot:
143
Sold for:
$267$225

Bible in Latin, Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis, Sixti V. et Clementis VIII., Matriti: Typis Societis, 1799, contemporary gilt tooled and lettered tree calf, with engraved frontis, 4to, (light More ...

Birkbeck, Morris (1764-1825)

Birkbeck, Morris (1764-1825)

Lot:
144
Sold for:
$178$150

Birkbeck, Morris (1764-1825), Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois, London: 1818, second edition, with hand colored folding map, three quarter green More ...

Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780)

Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780)

Lot:
145
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780), Commentaries on the Laws of England, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1773, fifth edition, four volumes, old gilt tooled calf, 8vo, (rebacked, edges worn, very light More ...

(Boston)

(Boston)

Lot:
145A
Sold for:
$207$175

(Boston), Snow, Caleb H., A History of Boston...., Boston: Abel Bowen, 1828, second edition, later cloth, 4to, (title page and preface page with tape repairs, scattered soiling, library markings More ...

Boswell, James (1740-1795)

Boswell, James (1740-1795)

Lot:
146
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

Boswell, James (1740-1795), The Life of Johnson, London: Printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791, first edition, likely second issue, two volumes, Volume I with frontis portrait of Johnson, More ...

(Botanical), Wirt, Mrs. E.W.

(Botanical), Wirt, Mrs. E.W.

Lot:
147
Sold for:
$770$650

(Botanical), Wirt, Mrs. E.W., Flora's Dictionary, Baltimore: Fielding Lucas, Junr., 1837 or later, gilt pictorial morocco, with hand colored title and fifty-three of fifty-six hand colored plates, More ...