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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

    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

    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

    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

    (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

    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 ...