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Auction 2764B

November 16, 2014 10:00AM

11-16-2014 11-16-2014

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Illustrations to Popular Songs.

Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Illustrations to Popular Songs.

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121
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Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Illustrations to Popular Songs. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1825. First edition, third issue, oblong folio, typographical title page and address with publisher's ad, More ...

Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Symptoms of Being Amused.

Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Symptoms of Being Amused.

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122
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Alken, Henry Thomas (1785-1851) Symptoms of Being Amused. London: Thos. McLean, 1822. Oblong folio, illustrated throughout, with "Symptoms of a Preface" the only leaf printed with type, engraved More ...

Almanacs, 19th Century, Forty-five Volumes.

Almanacs, 19th Century, Forty-five Volumes.

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123
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$461$375

Almanacs, 19th Century, Forty-five Volumes. Publisher's cloth-bound small format almanacs as follows: seven copies of the Lady's Almanac, Boston, 1850s and 1860s; thirty-four volumes of the Boston More ...

American History, Eight Volumes.

American History, Eight Volumes.

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124
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$584$475

American History, Eight Volumes. Isaac Weld's (1774-1856) Travels through the States of North America and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada during the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797, London: More ...

American History, Two Volumes, 1780 and 1809.

American History, Two Volumes, 1780 and 1809.

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125
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$2,337$1,900

American History, Two Volumes, 1780 and 1809. An Impartial History of the War in America, Between Great Britain and Her Colonies, London: For Faulder and Milliken, 1780, sometimes attributed to More ...

American Political Speeches, Sammelband Volume, c. 1850.

American Political Speeches, Sammelband Volume, c. 1850.

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126
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American Political Speeches, Sammelband Volume, c. 1850. Collection of approximately twenty-five works, mostly speeches from the late 1840s to mid-1850s, mainly concerned with the Kansas-Nebraska More ...

Ancarano, Gasparo (fl. circa 1587) Novo Rosario della Gloriosissima Vergine Maria.

Ancarano, Gasparo (fl. circa 1587) Novo Rosario della Gloriosissima Vergine Maria.

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127
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$984$800

Ancarano, Gasparo (fl. circa 1587) Novo Rosario della Gloriosissima Vergine Maria. Venice: Bernardo Giunta, 1588. Quarto, engraved vignette on title, illustrated with twenty-one full-page More ...

Andre, Richard [aka William Roger Snow] (1834-1907) Colonel Bogey's Sketchbook.

Andre, Richard [aka William Roger Snow] (1834-1907) Colonel Bogey's Sketchbook.

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128
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Andre, Richard [aka William Roger Snow] (1834-1907) Colonel Bogey's Sketchbook. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1897. First edition, oblong format, illustrated throughout with comical sketches More ...

Antiphonary, France, 15th Century.

Antiphonary, France, 15th Century.

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129
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Antiphonary, France, 15th Century. Manuscript on parchment, 164 of 168 leaves, original leaf numbering on the verso of each leaf in red, in the upper corner, the numbering beginning at two, leaves More ...

Assorted Lot, Three Rare Books and a Book Safe.

Assorted Lot, Three Rare Books and a Book Safe.

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130
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$615$500

Assorted Lot, Three Rare Books and a Book Safe. Manuscript on paper in English, The Geometrical Quadrant, octavo, c. 1800, illustrated with fourteen hand-colored scenes and sixty-three diagrams, More ...

Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860-1937) Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts.

Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860-1937) Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts.

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131
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$185$150

Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860-1937) Quality Street, a Comedy in Four Acts. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. Large quarto, illustrated by Hugh Thomson (1860-1920), one of a limited edition of More ...

Bazin, Gilles Augustin (d. 1754) The Natural History of Bees.

Bazin, Gilles Augustin (d. 1754) The Natural History of Bees.

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132
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$677$550

Bazin, Gilles Augustin (d. 1754) The Natural History of Bees. London: J. and P. Knapton, and P. Vailant, 1744. First and only English edition in ESTC, octavo, illustrated with twelve engravings, More ...

Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989) Stirrings Still.

Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989) Stirrings Still.

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133
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$1,107$900

Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989) Stirrings Still. New York: Blue Moon Books and London: John Calder, 1988. First limited edition, copy number thirteen of 200 signed by author and illustrator, folio, More ...

Beekeeping, Five Titles in French, 1740-1928.

Beekeeping, Five Titles in French, 1740-1928.

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134
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$738$600

Beekeeping, Five Titles in French, 1740-1928. Louis Liger's Traite Curieux des Mouches a Miel, Paris: Saugrain, 1740, illustrated with two woodcuts, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt-tooled More ...

Beekeeping, Three Titles in English, 1744-1842.

Beekeeping, Three Titles in English, 1744-1842.

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135
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$923$750

Beekeeping, Three Titles in English, 1744-1842. John Thorley's Melisselogia, or the Female Monarchy, London: for the Author, sold by N. Thorley and J. Davidson, 1744, first edition, octavo, More ...

Beer, Johann Christoph (1638-1712) Des in Jesum Verliebten Frauen-Zimmers Schmertzliche Sunden-Bereuung.

Beer, Johann Christoph (1638-1712) Des in Jesum Verliebten Frauen-Zimmers Schmertzliche Sunden-Bereuung.

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136
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$215$175

Beer, Johann Christoph (1638-1712) Des in Jesum Verliebten Frauen-Zimmers Schmertzliche Sunden-Bereuung. Nuremberg: Andreas Otto, 1699. Tall and narrow 12mo, illustrated with a double-page added More ...

Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) History of British Birds. Volume One  , Illustrated by Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)

Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) History of British Birds. Volume One , Illustrated by Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)

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137
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Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) History of British Birds. Volume One, Illustrated by Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) Newcastle: Printed by Sol. Hodgson for Beilby & Bewick: sold by them, and C.G. and J. More ...

Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) History of British Birds. Volume One  , Illustrated by Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)

Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) History of British Birds. Volume One , Illustrated by Thomas Bewick (1753-1828)

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138
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Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) History of British Birds. Volume One, Illustrated by Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) Newcastle: Printed by Sol. Hodgson for Beilby & Bewick: sold by them, and C.G. and J. More ...

Beraldi, Henri (1849-1931) Bibliotheque d'un Bibliophile.

Beraldi, Henri (1849-1931) Bibliotheque d'un Bibliophile.

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139
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$6,150$5,000

Beraldi, Henri (1849-1931) Bibliotheque d'un Bibliophile. Lille: Imprimerie L. Danel, 1885. A unique copy, extra-illustrated throughout with original signed water colors and drawings added to the More ...

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds  , Volumes One and Two.

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds , Volumes One and Two.

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140
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$338$275

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds, Volumes One and Two. Newcastle: for T. Bewick: sold by him, Longman & Col, 1826. Two octavo volumes, variant A of the eighth edition, demy More ...

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds  , Volumes One and Two; [and] A General   History of Quadrupeds.

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds , Volumes One and Two; [and] A General History of Quadrupeds.

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141
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$185$150

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828) A History of British Birds, Volumes One and Two; [and] A General History of Quadrupeds. Newcastle upon Tyne: Walker for Bewick et al., 1816 and 1811. Three octavo More ...

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes.

Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes.

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142
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Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828), Illustrator, Nine Volumes. Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell, London: Bulmer, 1795, large quarto, first edition, with wood-engraved vignettes, bound in half leather, More ...

Bible Illustrations, French Engravings, Old and New Testaments.

Bible Illustrations, French Engravings, Old and New Testaments.

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143
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$800$650

Bible Illustrations, French Engravings, Old and New Testaments. Oblong folio, approximately 250 full-page engravings illustrating the text of the Bible, numbered in the plate, each trimmed and More ...

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande  , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande , Two Editions in Three Volumes.

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144
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Bizot, Pierre (1630-1696) Histoire Metallique de la Republique de Hollande, Two Editions in Three Volumes. Paris: Horthemels [Imprimerie de Francois le Cointe], 1687. [and] Amsterdam: Mortier, More ...

Blake, William (1757-1827) Three Illustrated Works.

Blake, William (1757-1827) Three Illustrated Works.

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145
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$1,476$1,200

Blake, William (1757-1827) Three Illustrated Works. Johann Kaspar Lavater's (1741-1801) Aphorisms on Man, London: by Bentley for Johnson, 1789, second edition, octavo, volume one (all published) More ...

Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Art Forms in Nature, Second Series.

Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Art Forms in Nature, Second Series.

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146
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$923$750

Blossfeldt, Karl (1865-1932) Art Forms in Nature, Second Series. New York: Weyhe, 1932. First American edition, folio, illustrated with 120 photogravure plates, text is minimal, with a title More ...

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum

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147
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$154$125

Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum. London: Chiswell, 1690. First edition, folio, half-title present, title printed in red and black, bound in full contemporary More ...

Blunt, Joseph (1792-1860) The Merchant's and Shipmaster's Assistant.

Blunt, Joseph (1792-1860) The Merchant's and Shipmaster's Assistant.

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148
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Blunt, Joseph (1792-1860) The Merchant's and Shipmaster's Assistant. New York: by Edmund Blunt for William Hooker, 1822. Octavo, contemporary calf, crudely rebacked, boards worn, dampstaining to More ...

Boer War, Sir William Selby Church (1837-1928) Archive of Manuscript and Typed Material Related to Churchs Visit to South Africa in 19

Boer War, Sir William Selby Church (1837-1928) Archive of Manuscript and Typed Material Related to Churchs Visit to South Africa in 19

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149
Sold for:
$861$700

Boer War, Sir William Selby Church (1837-1928) Archive of Manuscript and Typed Material Related to Church's Visit to South Africa in 1900. Including four autograph letters signed by Church, More ...

Book Safes, Two Carved Wooden False Books.

Book Safes, Two Carved Wooden False Books.

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150
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$154$125

Book Safes, Two Carved Wooden False Books. Two small-format hand-carved book-form boxes, each carved from softwood, with a sliding top giving access to the hollow center, 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 and 4 1/2 x More ...