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Auction 2865B

November 15, 2015 11:00AM

11-15-2015 11-15-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Chastellux, Francois Jean, Marquis de (1734-1788) Travels in North-America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782.

Chastellux, Francois Jean, Marquis de (1734-1788) Travels in North-America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782.

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123
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$308$250

Chastellux, Francois Jean, Marquis de (1734-1788) Travels in North-America in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782. Dublin: for Mssrs. Colles, et al., 1787. Two octavo volumes, bound in contemporary More ...

Children's Books, American, 19th Century, Three Volumes.

Children's Books, American, 19th Century, Three Volumes.

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124
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$3,690$3,000

Children's Books, American, 19th Century, Three Volumes. Including: Very Little Tales for Very Little Children; in Single Syllables of Three and Four Letters, First Series, Philadelphia & New More ...

Clapin, Sylva (1853-1928) A New Dictionary of Americanisms.

Clapin, Sylva (1853-1928) A New Dictionary of Americanisms.

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125
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$277$225

Clapin, Sylva (1853-1928) A New Dictionary of Americanisms. New York: Louis Weiss & Co., [1902?]. First edition, large octavo, bound in publisher's dark brown morocco spine, lettered in gilt and More ...

Colman, Benjamin (1673-1747) A Discourse Had in the College-Hall at Cambridge, March 27, 1722.   Before the Baptism of R. Judah Monis.

Colman, Benjamin (1673-1747) A Discourse Had in the College-Hall at Cambridge, March 27, 1722. Before the Baptism of R. Judah Monis.

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126
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Colman, Benjamin (1673-1747) A Discourse Had in the College-Hall at Cambridge, March 27, 1722. Before the Baptism of R. Judah Monis. Boston: for Daniel Henchman, 1722. First and only 18th century More ...

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Last of the Mohicans; a Narrative of 1757.

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Last of the Mohicans; a Narrative of 1757.

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127
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$492$400

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Last of the Mohicans; a Narrative of 1757. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1826. First edition, octavo, two volumes bound as one; pages 275 through 282 in volume More ...

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966)  On the Art of the Theatre  , Signed First Edition.

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) On the Art of the Theatre , Signed First Edition.

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128
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$277$225

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) On the Art of the Theatre, Signed First Edition. Chicago: Browne's Bookstore [London: Heinemann, 1911]. Large quarto, first edition, signed by Craig on the More ...

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) Greenwich Hospital, a Series of Naval Sketches.

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) Greenwich Hospital, a Series of Naval Sketches.

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129
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$523$425

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878) Greenwich Hospital, a Series of Naval Sketches. London: by James Robins, 1826. Large quarto, illustrated with hand-colored plates, bound in full crushed green More ...

Dapper, Olfert (1636-1689) Description Exacte des Isles de LArchipel et de Quelques Autres Adjacentes; dont les Principales sont Chypr

Dapper, Olfert (1636-1689) Description Exacte des Isles de LArchipel et de Quelques Autres Adjacentes; dont les Principales sont Chypr

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130
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$3,075$2,500

Dapper, Olfert (1636-1689) Description Exacte des Isles de L'Archipel et de Quelques Autres Adjacentes; dont les Principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, More ...

Dartmouth College v. Woodward. Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College against William H. Woodward.

Dartmouth College v. Woodward. Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College against William H. Woodward.

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131
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$1,046$850

Dartmouth College v. Woodward. Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College against William H. Woodward. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: by John Foster and West, Richardson & Lord, 1819. More ...

Decorative Bindings, English Literature, Sets, Twenty-nine Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, English Literature, Sets, Twenty-nine Volumes.

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132
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$1,476$1,200

Decorative Bindings, English Literature, Sets, Twenty-nine Volumes. Late 19th and early 20th century imprints, in full and half-leather bindings, spines decorated in gilt, including Clarendon's More ...

Decorative Bindings, Fifty-two Volumes, William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) The Works.

Decorative Bindings, Fifty-two Volumes, William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) The Works.

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133
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Decorative Bindings, Fifty-two Volumes, William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) The Works. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1879. Limited edition set, one of 1,000 printed, bound in uniform half dark More ...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works in French, Thirty-five Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works in French, Thirty-five Volumes.

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134
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$1,722$1,400

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works in French, Thirty-five Volumes. An assortment of French works mostly from the late 19th and early 20th century in full and half-leather bindings, tooled in gilt, More ...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works of John Fiske in Twenty-four Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works of John Fiske in Twenty-four Volumes.

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135
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$677$550

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works of John Fiske in Twenty-four Volumes. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1902. Octavo volumes, limited edition set number 214 of 1,000 copies printed; uniformly bound in More ...

Decorative Bindings, Shakespeare, Fifteen Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Shakespeare, Fifteen Volumes.

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136
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$1,169$950

Decorative Bindings, Shakespeare, Fifteen Volumes. The Plays of William Shakespeare in Fifteen Volumes, edited by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens, fourth edition, London: Longman et al., 1793, More ...

Delacroix, Henry (1907-1974) and A. Lezine (fl. circa 1930) Boutiques 2.

Delacroix, Henry (1907-1974) and A. Lezine (fl. circa 1930) Boutiques 2.

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137
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Delacroix, Henry (1907-1974) and A. Lezine (fl. circa 1930) Boutiques 2. Paris: Bonadona, (c. 1930). Oblong folio, title, introduction, and forty-eight of forty-nine numbered plates, twenty-nine More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) A Christmas Carol

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) A Christmas Carol

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138
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$4,613$3,750

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) A Christmas Carol. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First edition, first issue, with "Stave I" on the first page of text, illustrated with four full page hand-colored More ...

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (c. 60 BC-after 7 BC) Responsio ad Gn. Pompeii epistolam, in qua ille de reprehenso ab eo Plato stylo conque

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (c. 60 BC-after 7 BC) Responsio ad Gn. Pompeii epistolam, in qua ille de reprehenso ab eo Plato stylo conque

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139
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$246$200

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (c. 60 BC-after 7 BC) Responsio ad Gn. Pompeii epistolam, in qua ille de reprehenso ab eo Plato stylo conquerebatur. Eiusdem ad Ammaeum epistola. Paris: Charles Stephanus, More ...

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,   First American Edition.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, First American Edition.

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140
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$6,765$5,500

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, First American Edition. New York: D. Appleton, 1866. This octavo edition with the New York imprint More ...

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alices Adventures in Wonderland, Presentation Copy with Autograph Letter Sig

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alices Adventures in Wonderland, Presentation Copy with Autograph Letter Sig

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141
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$5,228$4,250

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Presentation Copy with Autograph Letter Signed, 9 July 1888. London: Macmillan, 1883. Octavo, with More ...

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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142
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$2,337$1,900

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Signed by John Tenniel. London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1891. Octavo, signed by Tenniel just More ...

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Limited Editions Club, One Signed by Alice Hargreaves.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Limited Editions Club, One Signed by Alice Hargreaves.

Lot:
143
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$1,722$1,400

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Limited Editions Club, One Signed by Alice Hargreaves. Two octavo volumes: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, New York: Limited Editions More ...

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Limited Editions Club, Signed by Alice Hargreaves.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Limited Editions Club, Signed by Alice Hargreaves.

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144
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$5,535$4,500

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) Limited Editions Club, Signed by Alice Hargreaves. Two octavo volumes: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, New York: Limited Editions Club, More ...

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark.

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145
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$338$275

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka] Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark. London: Macmillan, 1876. First edition, octavo, with frontispiece and single page of publisher's adverts at end; More ...

Donnison, Joseph (1788-1825) Manuscript College Mathematics Notebook from Harvard, pre-1807.

Donnison, Joseph (1788-1825) Manuscript College Mathematics Notebook from Harvard, pre-1807.

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146
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$984$800

Donnison, Joseph (1788-1825) Manuscript College Mathematics Notebook from Harvard, pre-1807. Quarto, approximately eighty pages; laid paper, neatly inscribed throughout with mathematical problems, More ...

Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945) An American Tragedy,   Signed Limited Edition.

Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945) An American Tragedy, Signed Limited Edition.

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147
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$185$150

Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945) An American Tragedy, Signed Limited Edition. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Limited edition, copy number 356 of 795 signed by Dreiser on the More ...

Dutch Engravings, Approximately Fifty-five Broadsides and Prints, 17th and 18th Century.

Dutch Engravings, Approximately Fifty-five Broadsides and Prints, 17th and 18th Century.

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148
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$1,476$1,200

Dutch Engravings, Approximately Fifty-five Broadsides and Prints, 17th and 18th Century. Collection of engravings, etchings, mezzotints, and typographical broadsides from Holland, including six More ...

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) The Fun of It,   Signed First Edition.

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) The Fun of It, Signed First Edition.

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149
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$615$500

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) The Fun of It, Signed First Edition. New York: Brewer, Warren, & Putnam, 1932. First edition, octavo, signed by Earhart on ffep, with gift inscription from another More ...

Earle, Jabez (1676?-1768) Sacramental Exercises.

Earle, Jabez (1676?-1768) Sacramental Exercises.

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150
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Earle, Jabez (1676?-1768) Sacramental Exercises. Boston: Re-printed by D. Fowle and Z. Fowle for D. Henchman, 1756. 12mo, in contemporary half sheepskin and scabbard, damaged, with losses, 5 1/4 x 3 More ...

Early Books, Five Volumes, 17th Century English Imprints.

Early Books, Five Volumes, 17th Century English Imprints.

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151
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Early Books, Five Volumes, 17th Century English Imprints. Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury's Life and Reign of King Henry the Eighth, London: by M. Clark for Littlebury et al., 1683, folio; Thomas More ...

Early Books, English Imprints, 1637-1676, Four Quarto Volumes.

Early Books, English Imprints, 1637-1676, Four Quarto Volumes.

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152
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$1,169$950

Early Books, English Imprints, 1637-1676, Four Quarto Volumes. John Fletcher's The Elder Brother, a Comedie, London: by F.K. for J.W. and J.B., 1637, red half sheep and marbled boards, spotting to More ...