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Auction 3117B

July 20, 2018 12:00PM

07-20-2018 07-20-2018

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Rathborne, Aaron (1572-1618) The Surveyor in Foure Bookes.

Rathborne, Aaron (1572-1618) The Surveyor in Foure Bookes.

Lot:
151
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Rathborne, Aaron (1572-1618) The Surveyor in Foure Bookes. London: Printed by W. Stansby for W. Burre, 1616. First edition, elaborate engraved title page by William Hole; finely engraved portrait by More ...

Resta, Sebastiano (1635-1714) The True Effigies of the Most Eminent Painters and other Famous Artists that have Flourished in Europe.

Resta, Sebastiano (1635-1714) The True Effigies of the Most Eminent Painters and other Famous Artists that have Flourished in Europe.

Lot:
152
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Resta, Sebastiano (1635-1714) The True Effigies of the Most Eminent Painters and other Famous Artists that have Flourished in Europe. London: Printed in the Year, 1694. Folio, first edition in More ...

Reynolds, John, of the Mynt in the Tower (fl. circa 1627)  An Advice Touching the Currancie in Payment of our English Gold.

Reynolds, John, of the Mynt in the Tower (fl. circa 1627) An Advice Touching the Currancie in Payment of our English Gold.

Lot:
153
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Reynolds, John, of the Mynt in the Tower (fl. circa 1627) An Advice Touching the Currancie in Payment of our English Gold. London: Printed by B[ernard] A[lsop] and T[homas] F[awcet] for Ben. More ...

Rutherford, Samuel (1600?-1661) Lex, Rex: the Law and the Prince.

Rutherford, Samuel (1600?-1661) Lex, Rex: the Law and the Prince.

Lot:
154
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Rutherford, Samuel (1600?-1661) Lex, Rex: the Law and the Prince. London: Printed for Iohn Field, and are to be sold at his house upon Addle-hill, neer Baynards-Castle, Octob. 7., 1644. First More ...

Saint Germain, Christopher (1460?-1540) Three Titles Bound Together: The Fyrste Dyaloge in Englysshe; The Secunde Dyalogue; [and] Here

Saint Germain, Christopher (1460?-1540) Three Titles Bound Together: The Fyrste Dyaloge in Englysshe; The Secunde Dyalogue; [and] Here

Lot:
155
Estimate:
$10,000 - $12,000

Saint Germain, Christopher (1460?-1540) Three Titles Bound Together: The Fyrste Dyaloge in Englysshe; The Secunde Dyalogue; [and] Here after Foloweth a Lytell Treatise. [London: Robert Wyer, 1531] More ...

Sammelband of Fourteen British Almanacs, 1690.

Sammelband of Fourteen British Almanacs, 1690.

Lot:
156
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Sammelband of Fourteen British Almanacs, 1690. Octavo, including the following almanacs: 1) John Partridge's (1644-1715) Merlinus Liberatus, http://estc.bl.uk/R29094; 2) William Winstanley's More ...

Sarbiewski, Maciej Kazimierz (1595-1640) The Odes of Casimire.

Sarbiewski, Maciej Kazimierz (1595-1640) The Odes of Casimire.

Lot:
157
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Sarbiewski, Maciej Kazimierz (1595-1640) The Odes of Casimire. London: Printed by T.W. for Humphrey Moseley, at the signe of the Princes Armes in Pauls Church-yard, 1646. First edition in English, More ...

Semedo, Alvarez (1585-1658) History of the Great and Renowned Monarchy of China.

Semedo, Alvarez (1585-1658) History of the Great and Renowned Monarchy of China.

Lot:
158
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Semedo, Alvarez (1585-1658) History of the Great and Renowned Monarchy of China. London: Printed by E. Tyler for Iohn Crook, and are to be sold at his shop at the sign of the Ship in S. Pauls More ...

Sendivogius, Michael [aka Michal Sedziwój;] (1566-1636) A New Light of Alchymie: Taken out of the Fountaine of Nature, and Manuall Expe

Sendivogius, Michael [aka Michal Sedziwój;] (1566-1636) A New Light of Alchymie: Taken out of the Fountaine of Nature, and Manuall Expe

Lot:
159
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Sendivogius, Michael [aka Michal Sedziwój;] (1566-1636) A New Light of Alchymie: Taken out of the Fountaine of Nature, and Manuall Experience. London: Printed by Richard Cotes, for Thomas Williams, More ...

Serres, Jean de (1540?-1598) An Historical Collection of the Most Memorable Accidents, and Tragicall Massacres of France.

Serres, Jean de (1540?-1598) An Historical Collection of the Most Memorable Accidents, and Tragicall Massacres of France.

Lot:
160
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Serres, Jean de (1540?-1598) An Historical Collection of the Most Memorable Accidents, and Tragicall Massacres of France. London: Thomas Creede, 1598. First edition in English, small folio, large More ...

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original

Lot:
161
Estimate:
$65,000 - $80,000

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. London: for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, More ...

Smith, John (b. 1648?) The Art of Painting.

Smith, John (b. 1648?) The Art of Painting.

Lot:
162
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Smith, John (b. 1648?) The Art of Painting. London: Printed for Samuel Crouch, at the Corner Shop of Pope's Head Ally, on the right hand next Cornhill, 1676. First edition, octavo, rare, three U.S. More ...

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England.

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England.

Lot:
163
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716) The Security of English-Mens Lives, or the Trust, Power, and Duty of theGrand Jurys of England. London: Printed for T. Mitchel, 1681. First edition, octavo, bound in More ...

Spenser, Edmund (1552?-1599) The Faerie Queene. Disposed into Twelve Bookes, Fashioning XII. Morall Vertues.

Spenser, Edmund (1552?-1599) The Faerie Queene. Disposed into Twelve Bookes, Fashioning XII. Morall Vertues.

Lot:
164
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Spenser, Edmund (1552?-1599) The Faerie Queene. Disposed into Twelve Bookes, Fashioning XII. Morall Vertues. London: Printed for William Ponsonbie, 1596. Second edition of the first volume, quarto, More ...

Sprat, Thomas (1635-1713) A Relation of the Late Wicked Contrivance of Stephen Blackhead and Robert Young.

Sprat, Thomas (1635-1713) A Relation of the Late Wicked Contrivance of Stephen Blackhead and Robert Young.

Lot:
165
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Sprat, Thomas (1635-1713) A Relation of the Late Wicked Contrivance of Stephen Blackhead and Robert Young. London, in the Savoy: Edward Jones, 1692. First edition, quarto, with imprimatur leaf, More ...

Stedman, John Gabriel (1744-1797) Narrative of a Five Years Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam.

Stedman, John Gabriel (1744-1797) Narrative of a Five Years Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam.

Lot:
166
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Stedman, John Gabriel (1744-1797) Narrative of a Five Years Expedition against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam. London: for J. Johnson, 1796. First edition, two large quarto volumes, engraved More ...

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Godfrey of Bulloigne, or The Recouerie of Ierusalem. Done into English Heroicall Verse, by Edward Fairefax

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Godfrey of Bulloigne, or The Recouerie of Ierusalem. Done into English Heroicall Verse, by Edward Fairefax

Lot:
167
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Godfrey of Bulloigne, or The Recouerie of Ierusalem. Done into English Heroicall Verse, by Edward Fairefax Gent. London: by Ar[nold] Hatfield, for I[ohn] Iaggard and More ...

Taylor, John (1580-1653) All the Workes of Iohn Taylor, the Water Poet Being Sixty and three in Number. Collected into One Volume by th

Taylor, John (1580-1653) All the Workes of Iohn Taylor, the Water Poet Being Sixty and three in Number. Collected into One Volume by th

Lot:
168
Estimate:
$5,000 - $7,000

Taylor, John (1580-1653) All the Workes of Iohn Taylor, the Water Poet Being Sixty and three in Number. Collected into One Volume by the Author. London: Printed by I[ohn] B[eale, Elizabeth Allde, More ...

Tempest, Sir Richard (1619-1662) An Entertainment of Solitarinesse.

Tempest, Sir Richard (1619-1662) An Entertainment of Solitarinesse.

Lot:
169
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Tempest, Sir Richard (1619-1662) An Entertainment of Solitarinesse. [London?: no printer], 1649. First and only edition, engraved frontispiece opposite title, the dedication signed (in type, not a More ...

The Book of Common Prayer  , in a Royal Binding.

The Book of Common Prayer , in a Royal Binding.

Lot:
170
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

The Book of Common Prayer, in a Royal Binding. London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1735. Large folio, a variant of the only 1735 folio edition described in More ...

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them.

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them.

Lot:
171
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

The Excellency of the Pen and Pencil, Exemplifying the Uses of Them. London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the Kings-Arms in the Poultrey, 1688. Second edition, octavo, illustrated with engraved More ...

The Great Herball Newly Corrected.

The Great Herball Newly Corrected.

Lot:
172
Estimate:
$25,000 - $35,000

The Great Herball Newly Corrected. London: Thome Gybson, 1539. Folio, title page printed within elaborate architectural woodcut compartment, rare, ESTC lists three U.S. copies; the last copy offered More ...

The Royal Game of the Ombre.

The Royal Game of the Ombre.

Lot:
173
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

The Royal Game of the Ombre. London: Printed for William Brook, dwelling in the Black Swan Inn-Yard in Holborn, 1660. First edition, octavo, rare work on card playing; one copy in ESTC, at the More ...

Thévenot, Melchisédech (1620-1692) The Art of Swimming. Illustrated by Proper Figures. With Advice for Bathing.

Thévenot, Melchisédech (1620-1692) The Art of Swimming. Illustrated by Proper Figures. With Advice for Bathing.

Lot:
174
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Thévenot, Melchisédech (1620-1692) The Art of Swimming. Illustrated by Proper Figures. With Advice for Bathing. London: Printed for Dan. Brown at the Swan without Temple-Bar; D. Midwinter and T. More ...

Thomas, William, Clerk of the Council to Edward VI (d. 1554) The Historye of Italye.

Thomas, William, Clerk of the Council to Edward VI (d. 1554) The Historye of Italye.

Lot:
175
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Thomas, William, Clerk of the Council to Edward VI (d. 1554) The Historye of Italye. London: Imprinted in Flete-strete nere to Saicnt Dunstans Church by Thomas Marshe, 1561. Second edition, title More ...

Thucydides (460-395 BC) The Hystory Writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peoloponesians and the Ath

Thucydides (460-395 BC) The Hystory Writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peoloponesians and the Ath

Lot:
176
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Thucydides (460-395 BC) The Hystory Writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peoloponesians and the Athenyans. London: William Tylle, 1550. First edition in English, More ...

Topsell, Edward (1572-1625?) The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes;   [bound with] The Historie of Serpents.

Topsell, Edward (1572-1625?) The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes; [bound with] The Historie of Serpents.

Lot:
177
Estimate:
$8,000 - $10,000

Topsell, Edward (1572-1625?) The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes; [bound with] The Historie of Serpents. London: Printed by William Jaggard, 1607 [and] 1608. First editions of both titles, folio, More ...

Torsellino, Orazio (1545-1599) The Admirable Life of S. Francis Xavier.

Torsellino, Orazio (1545-1599) The Admirable Life of S. Francis Xavier.

Lot:
178
Estimate:
$5,000 - $6,000

Torsellino, Orazio (1545-1599) The Admirable Life of S. Francis Xavier. Paris [i.e. Saint-Omer: At the English College Press], 1632. First and only English edition before 1801, rare; no auction More ...

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) A New Method of Educating Children.

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) A New Method of Educating Children.

Lot:
179
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) A New Method of Educating Children. London: Printed for J. Salusbury, at the Rising-Sun in Cornhill; and J. Harris, at the Harrow, 1695. First edition, 12mo, six U.S. More ...

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness; or a Discourse of Temperance.

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness; or a Discourse of Temperance.

Lot:
180
Estimate:
$2,000 - $2,500

Tryon, Thomas (1634-1703) The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness; or a Discourse of Temperance. London: Printed and sold by Andrew Sowle, at the Crooked-Billet in Holloway-Lane near Shoreditch, More ...