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Auction 2526B

November 14, 2010 11:00AM

11-14-2010 11-14-2010

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Arlington, Lewis Charles, Signed Copy

Arlington, Lewis Charles, Signed Copy

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$237$200

Arlington, Lewis Charles, Signed Copy, The Chinese Drama from the Earliest Times until To-Day, Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1930, first edition, signed by the author to flyleaf, and numbered 296 of More ...

(Asia, Travel)

(Asia, Travel)

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$178$150

(Asia, Travel), Ball, Benjamin L., Rambles in Eastern Asia, including China and Manila, Boston: James French and Company, 1855, cloth, 8vo, (covers soiled, corners showing, spine detaching, More ...

(Asian Trade & East-India Company)

(Asian Trade & East-India Company)

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$267$225

(Asian Trade & East-India Company), Grant, Robert, Sir (1780-1838), two titles, The Expediency Maintained of Continuing the System by which the Trade and Government of India are Now Regulated, and A More ...

(Astronomy), Moxon, Joseph (1627-1700)

(Astronomy), Moxon, Joseph (1627-1700)

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$652$550

(Astronomy), Moxon, Joseph (1627-1700), A Tutor to Astronomy and Geography…the Use of both the Globes, Celestial and Terrestrial, London: W. Hawes, 1699, fifth edition, contemporary calf, with More ...

(Australia, Exploration), Grey, Sir George (1812-1898)

(Australia, Exploration), Grey, Sir George (1812-1898)

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$652$550

(Australia, Exploration), Grey, Sir George (1812-1898), Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-west and Western Australia, During the Years 1837, '38. and '19, London: T. and W. Boone, More ...

Bacon, Francis, Sir (1561-1626)

Bacon, Francis, Sir (1561-1626)

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$237$200

Bacon, Francis, Sir (1561-1626), Sylva Sylvarum, London, 1670, ninth edition, calf, 4to, (front cover detached, bumped, chipped, wear to calf, owner's name inked to title page., scattered soiling More ...

Banks, Thomas Christopher (1765-1854) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England

Banks, Thomas Christopher (1765-1854) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England

Lot:
122
Unsold
 

Banks, Thomas Christopher (1765-1854) The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England London: T. Bensley, 1807. Three volumes, half morocco, shelf wear, dampstaining, tape repairs to some folding More ...

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931), Signed copy

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931), Signed copy

Lot:
123
Sold for:
$178$150

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931), Signed copy, How to Live on 24 hours a Day, New York: George H. Doran, [1910], original boards, presentation copy, 8vo, (minor wear, label laid down to end papers). More ...

Benton, Joseph Augustine (1818-92)

Benton, Joseph Augustine (1818-92)

Lot:
124
Sold for:
$89$75

Benton, Joseph Augustine (1818-92), The California Pilgrim: A Series of Lectures, Sacramento: Solomon Alter, 1853, first edition, pebbled cloth, 8vo, (cloth with minor wear, pastedown and endpapers More ...

Bible in English

Bible in English

Lot:
125
Sold for:
$267$225

Bible in English, The Holy Bible, Contayning the Old Testament and the New, London: Bonham Norton and John Bill, 1629, old calf, 4to; bound with The Psalmes of David in Meeter, Edinburgh: Andrew More ...

Bible in English

Bible in English

Lot:
126
Sold for:
$474$400

Bible in English, The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments, Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1791, later gilt stamped calf, 4to, (rebacked, new spine, some leaves repaired). More ...

Bible in English

Bible in English

Lot:
127
Sold for:
$356$300

Bible in English, The Holy Bible Containing The Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha, Boston: R.H. Hinkley Company, [c. 1934], fourteen volumes, three-quarter pigskin with cloth boards, number More ...

Bible in Latin

Bible in Latin

Lot:
128
Sold for:
$326$275

Bible in Latin, Novum Testamentum. Additis Picturis in Acta Apostolorum & Apocalypsim..., Antwerp: Guilielmi Montani, 1538, calf, illustrated with woodcuts, small 8vo, (chipped and bumped covers, More ...

Bible in Latin

Bible in Latin

Lot:
129
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Bible in Latin, Sacrae Scripturae et Divinarum Literarum Byblia Universa, Leipzig: N. Wohlrab, 1543-1544, two volumes, old calf, with 103 woodcuts, twenty-eight by Lucas Cranach and his followers, More ...

Blome, Richard (d. 1705)

Blome, Richard (d. 1705)

Lot:
130
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Blome, Richard (d. 1705), Britannia: or a Geographical Description...., London, 1673, first edition, modern gilt lettered calf, with twenty pages of armorials on ten leaves and forty-two of fifty More ...

(Bookplate, Beardsley, Aubrey), Perrault, Charles (1628-1703)

(Bookplate, Beardsley, Aubrey), Perrault, Charles (1628-1703)

Lot:
131
Sold for:
$267$225

(Bookplate, Beardsley, Aubrey), Perrault, Charles (1628-1703), La Belle au Bois Dormant & Le Petit Chaperon Rouge. Deux Contes de ma Love Mere, Paris and London: Eragny Press, 1899, original printed More ...

Boodt, Anselmus Boetius de (1550?-1634)

Boodt, Anselmus Boetius de (1550?-1634)

Lot:
132
Unsold
 

Boodt, Anselmus Boetius de (1550?-1634), Gemmarum et Lapidum Historia, Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1636, edition by Adrian Toll, with two folding plates, gilt-tooled tree calf, 8vo, (hinges cracked, More ...

Bosse, Abraham (c. 1602-1676)

Bosse, Abraham (c. 1602-1676)

Lot:
133
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Bosse, Abraham (c. 1602-1676), La Maniere universelle de Mr Desargues pour pratiquer la perspective par petit-pied, comme le geometral, Paris, two volumes, calf, 8vo, (bumped and chipped, lower More ...

(Botanical), Sowerby, James (1757-1822) & Smith, Sir James Edward (1759-1828)

(Botanical), Sowerby, James (1757-1822) & Smith, Sir James Edward (1759-1828)

Lot:
134
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(Botanical), Sowerby, James (1757-1822) & Smith, Sir James Edward (1759-1828), English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with their Essential Characters, Synonyms, and Places of More ...

(Botanical Illustrations), Gerard, John (1545-1612)

(Botanical Illustrations), Gerard, John (1545-1612)

Lot:
135
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

(Botanical Illustrations), Gerard, John (1545-1612), The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes. Gathered by John Gerarde of London Master in Chirugerie, London: Adam Islin Joice Norton and Richard More ...

(Botanical), Lowe, Edward Joseph (1825-1900) and Howard, W.

(Botanical), Lowe, Edward Joseph (1825-1900) and Howard, W.

Lot:
135A
Sold for:
$148$125

(Botanical), Lowe, Edward Joseph (1825-1900) and Howard, W., Beautiful Leaved Plants, London: Groombridge and Sons, [1861], with sixty hand colored plates heightened with gum arabic, three quarter More ...

Bradbury, Ray (b. 1920)

Bradbury, Ray (b. 1920)

Lot:
136
Unsold
 

Bradbury, Ray (b. 1920), Dark Carnival, Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947, first edition with first issue dust jacket over gilt-lettered black boards, 8vo, (very minor edge chipping and More ...

(British Colonial History), Curzon, Lord George Nathaniel

(British Colonial History), Curzon, Lord George Nathaniel

Lot:
137
Sold for:
$356$300

(British Colonial History), Curzon, Lord George Nathaniel, British Government in India. The Story of Viceroys and Government Houses, London, New York, etc: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1925, two More ...

Bruce, James, (1730-1794)

Bruce, James, (1730-1794)

Lot:
138
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Bruce, James, (1730-1794), Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768…& 1773, Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1805, second edition, eight volumes including atlas, contemporary tree More ...

(Bucccaneers), Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier (1645?-1707)

(Bucccaneers), Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier (1645?-1707)

Lot:
139
Sold for:
$89$75

(Bucccaneers), Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier (1645?-1707), The History of the Buccaniers of America, London: J. Walker, 1810, gilt lettered three-quarter calf, with engraved frontis and title page, More ...

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797)

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797)

Lot:
140
Sold for:
$444$375

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797), An Account of the European Settlements in America, London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1758, second edition, two volumes, contemporary tree calf, with two folding maps, 8vo, More ...

Byron, Lord George Gordon Noel (1788-1824)

Byron, Lord George Gordon Noel (1788-1824)

Lot:
141
Sold for:
$119$100

Byron, Lord George Gordon Noel (1788-1824), The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems, London, 1816, first edition, 8vo, (lacking wraps, endpapers, E8 and ads, starting, pp. 59/60 loose, title page More ...

Calef, Robert (1648-1719)

Calef, Robert (1648-1719)

Lot:
142
Sold for:
$207$175

Calef, Robert (1648-1719), More Wonders of the Invisible World..., Salem: William Carlton, 1796 [but 1797], calf, 8vo, (front cover and endpaper detached, owners names to endsheet and title page, More ...

Camden, William (1151-1623)

Camden, William (1151-1623)

Lot:
143
Sold for:
$148$125

Camden, William (1151-1623), The History of the Most Renowned and Victorious Princess Elizabeth, late Queen of England, London: M. Flesher for R. Bentley, 1688, fourth edition, contemporary calf, More ...

(Canada, Early Travel)

(Canada, Early Travel)

Lot:
144
Sold for:
$89$75

(Canada, Early Travel), Silliman, Benjamin (1779-1864), A Tour to Quebec, in the Autumn of 1819, London, 1822, first English edition, with four plates on two leaves, three quarter morocco, 8vo, More ...