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Persian Manuscript on Paper, A Summary on Contracts and Unilateral Legal Actions  , 1256 AH [1840 CE].

Persian Manuscript on Paper, A Summary on Contracts and Unilateral Legal Actions , 1256 AH [1840 CE].

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1220
Sold for:
$277$225

Persian Manuscript on Paper, A Summary on Contracts and Unilateral Legal Actions, 1256 AH [1840 CE]. Octavo-format text manuscript on polished wove paper, inscribed in an elegant naskh script in More ...

Social Science, Five 20th Century Titles.

Social Science, Five 20th Century Titles.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1269
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Social Science, Five 20th Century Titles. Including: George Herbert Mead's Movements of Thought in the Nineteenth Century, Chicago: University Press, [1936]; and Mead's The Philosophy of the More ...

Vatier, Antoine (1591-1659) La Conduite de S. Ignace de Loyola.

Vatier, Antoine (1591-1659) La Conduite de S. Ignace de Loyola.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1288
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Vatier, Antoine (1591-1659) La Conduite de S. Ignace de Loyola. Paris: Meturas, 1650. Quarto, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, front and back board tooled in gilt with ecclesiastical arms More ...

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust, delicately rendered life-size painted plaster bust with incised divisions of the cranium, each section labeled with numerals, base reading "Phrenology," ht. 13 More ...

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
554
Sold for:
$800$650

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head, London, England, 19th century, cranium divided by ink lines into areas representing the sentiments, with maker's title on the front and his inscription on the More ...

Boxed Marx Mechanical Train Set.     Estimate $20-200

Boxed Marx Mechanical Train Set. Estimate $20-200

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1153
Sold for:
$62$50

Boxed Marx Mechanical Train Set. More ...

Near Pair of Blue and White Covered Ginger Jars

Near Pair of Blue and White Covered Ginger Jars

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
352
Sold for:
$523$425

Near Pair of Blue and White Covered Ginger Jars, China, 19th/20th century, bulbous with a flat circular cover, depicting a Daoist immortals to the exterior, with wood stands, ht. to 9 3/4 in. More ...

Daoist Buddhist Painting

Daoist Buddhist Painting

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
486
Sold for:
$492$400

Daoist Buddhist Painting, China, possibly Ming dynasty, depicting a group of religious deities including Shoulao, ink and color on paper, framed and glazed, sight size 32 3/4 x 21 1/8 in. More ...

Carved Hardwood Altar Table

Carved Hardwood Altar Table

Auction:
3084B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 16, 2018
Lot:
532
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Carved Hardwood Altar Table, China, 19th/20th century, the apron and spandrels carved with the Eight Buddhist and Daoist Emblems, with inverted scroll feet, 33 x 62 x 14 1/2 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Rope Walk Diorama

Carved and Painted Rope Walk Diorama

Auction:
3079T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 26, 2018
Lot:
1358
Sold for:
$277$225

Carved and Painted Rope Walk Diorama, mid-19th century, depicting buildings, fenced rope walk, carriages, and militia troops on a grassy landscape decorated with seashells, in a mahogany veneer case More ...

Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree 1991, 4 bottles

Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree 1991, 4 bottles

Auction:
3078B
Auction:
Fine Wines - Feb 15, 2018
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$923$750

Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree 1991 Northern Rhone u: three at 1.5cm, one at 3cm, bin scrapes and staining and glue striping to labels, losses to one, nick to another label "In the same class More ...

Günther Förg (German, 1952-2013)      Das Detail Vergrossern  /A Portfolio of Seven Works

Günther Förg (German, 1952-2013) Das Detail Vergrossern /A Portfolio of Seven Works

Auction:
3072B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 26, 2018
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Günther Förg (German, 1952-2013) Das Detail Vergrossern/A Portfolio of Seven Works, 1985. Signed and dated "Förg..." in ink l.r., numbered "7/9" in ink l.l. Chromogenic prints, image sizes More ...

Brass Heart-pierced Footman

Brass Heart-pierced Footman

Auction:
3071T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2018
Lot:
1060
Sold for:
$62$50

Brass Heart-pierced Footman, England, 19th century, ht. 12, wd. 16, dp. 15 in. More ...

Marx Sheet Steel Honeymoon Express Railroad Toy

Marx Sheet Steel Honeymoon Express Railroad Toy

Auction:
3066T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 11, 2018
Lot:
1450
Sold for:
$74$60

Marx Sheet Steel Honeymoon Express Railroad Toy, dia. 6 in. More ...

Woven Textile Table Runner

Woven Textile Table Runner

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1353
Sold for:
$62$50

Woven Textile Table Runner, China, with Daoist landscapes in panels surrounded with auspicious flora and fauna, tassels to four corners (one detached), 45 x 8 7/8 in. More ...

Two Landscape Paintings

Two Landscape Paintings

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1360
Sold for:
$135$110

Two Landscape Paintings, China, 20th century, a mountain and water landscape in the manner of Qi Jingxi, inscribed with nine comments by various others, matted 62 x 26; and a modern nightscape with More ...

Forty-six Publications Mostly on Asia and Asian Art

Forty-six Publications Mostly on Asia and Asian Art

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1425
Sold for:
$400$325

Forty-six Publications Mostly on Asia and Asian Art, several in English including The Kelekian Collection of Persian and Analogous Potteries 1885-1910, private circulation, Paris: 1910; Laurence More ...

Enfield, William (1741-1797),   Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Practical

Enfield, William (1741-1797), Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Practical

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1347
Sold for:
$86$70

Enfield, William (1741-1797), Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Practical, Boston, Thomas & Andrews, 1811, with fifteen engraved plates, ht. 10 3/8, wd. 8 3/8 in. More ...

Jane Smaldone (American, b. 1953)      Plato's Story

Jane Smaldone (American, b. 1953) Plato's Story

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1413
Sold for:
$74$60

Jane Smaldone (American, b. 1953) Plato's Story. Signed, dated, and titled "JSmaldone 1990/..." on the reverse, with a label from Nielsen Gallery, Boston, affixed to the stretcher. Oil on More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance  , Concord, c. 1882.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance , Concord, c. 1882.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Unpublished Manuscript Poem, To Constance, Concord, c. 1882. Single leaf of wove paper, originally folded in two, inscribed over three pages, to Constance Emery Ellis, More ...

Baha'al-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Work on Philosophy and Mysticism.

Baha'al-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Work on Philosophy and Mysticism.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Baha'al-Din Muhammad ibn Husayn al-Amili (1547-1621) Work on Philosophy and Mysticism. [17th c. CE?]. Arabic manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 75 leaves, 14 lines per page, text written in More ...

Boethius (c. 480-524/525) De Consolatione Philosophiae.

Boethius (c. 480-524/525) De Consolatione Philosophiae.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Boethius (c. 480-524/525) De Consolatione Philosophiae. [Lyons: Guillaume Le Roy], 1487. Folio, 235 of 238 leaves, lacking three blanks: x6, A1, and I8; text surrounded by commentary ascribed to More ...

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797) Seven Titles.

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797) Seven Titles.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$369$300

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797) Seven Titles. Including: Mr. Burke's Speech on the 1st December 1783, Dublin: White, 1784; Articles of Charge of High Crimes and Misdemeanors against Warren Hastings, More ...

Carus, Paul (1852-1919) Karma, a Story of Early Buddhism   [and] Nirvana, a Story of Buddhist Philosophy.

Carus, Paul (1852-1919) Karma, a Story of Early Buddhism [and] Nirvana, a Story of Buddhist Philosophy.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
199
Sold for:
$338$275

Carus, Paul (1852-1919) Karma, a Story of Early Buddhism [and] Nirvana, a Story of Buddhist Philosophy. [Tokyo: T. Hasagawa, 1894-1896] for Chicago & London: Open Court Press. Third edition of More ...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Thirty-two Volumes, Groups of Sets and Single Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Thirty-two Volumes, Groups of Sets and Single Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$369$300

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Thirty-two Volumes, Groups of Sets and Single Volumes. Including a set of the Works of Longfellow and Edmund Burke, and others, small format. (32) More ...

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet.

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
312
Sold for:
$554$450

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet. London: by the author and sold by Ackermann et al., 1823. Third edition, small square format, illustrated with frontispiece and a series of hand-colored More ...

Le Grand, Antoine (1629-1699) and Rene Descartes (1596-1650) Institutio Philosophiae Secundum Principia.

Le Grand, Antoine (1629-1699) and Rene Descartes (1596-1650) Institutio Philosophiae Secundum Principia.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Le Grand, Antoine (1629-1699) and Rene Descartes (1596-1650) Institutio Philosophiae Secundum Principia. London: Martyn, 1675. Third edition, octavo, signed I. Newton at the top of the typographical More ...

Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469-1527) The Florentine Historie  , First English Edition.

Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469-1527) The Florentine Historie , First English Edition.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469-1527) The Florentine Historie, First English Edition. London: by T[homas] C[reede] for VV[illiam] P[onsonby], 1595. Folio, first edition in English, title within More ...

Marx, Karl (1818-1883) The Eastern Question.

Marx, Karl (1818-1883) The Eastern Question.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$523$425

Marx, Karl (1818-1883) The Eastern Question. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1897. First edition, octavo, folding map, bound in burgundy publisher's cloth, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. More ...