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Malory, Sir Thomas (c. 1415-1471) Le Morte D'Arthur.

Malory, Sir Thomas (c. 1415-1471) Le Morte D'Arthur.

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1235
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$431$350

Malory, Sir Thomas (c. 1415-1471) Le Morte D'Arthur. London: David Nutt, 1889. Limited edition, copy number 83 of 108 printed (of which 100 were offered for sale), initialed by Nutt on the More ...

Manuscript Books of Hours, Twenty-six Parchment Leaves.

Manuscript Books of Hours, Twenty-six Parchment Leaves.

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3311T
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1236
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$2,583$2,100

Manuscript Books of Hours, Twenty-six Parchment Leaves. A collection of manuscript leaves from small-format prayer books in a variety of styles, 15th century, with illuminated initials, line-fills, More ...

Manuscript Latin Song and Prayer Book on Paper, Early 16th Century, Likely German.

Manuscript Latin Song and Prayer Book on Paper, Early 16th Century, Likely German.

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1237
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$5,843$4,750

Manuscript Latin Song and Prayer Book on Paper, Early 16th Century, Likely German. Quarto format manuscript on laid paper, 355 leaves, text in brown and red ink, all but a 100 leaf section in the More ...

Manuscript Leaves, Prayer Books and Bibles, Thirty-seven Examples.

Manuscript Leaves, Prayer Books and Bibles, Thirty-seven Examples.

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3311T
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
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1238
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$3,998$3,250

Manuscript Leaves, Prayer Books and Bibles, Thirty-seven Examples. A variety of small format, miniature to approximately 7 inches, all early, hand-written, painted, and illuminated in gold and More ...

Manuscript on Parchment, Grant of Nobility, Spain, 1776.

Manuscript on Parchment, Grant of Nobility, Spain, 1776.

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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
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1240
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$1,046$850

Manuscript on Parchment, Grant of Nobility, Spain, 1776. Eighteen parchment leaves, small folio format manuscript with elaborate hand-painted title and an additional four large coats of arms related More ...

Manuscript on Parchment, Italian, Order of Saint Catherine of Siena, Statuta.

Manuscript on Parchment, Italian, Order of Saint Catherine of Siena, Statuta.

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1241
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$1,046$850

Manuscript on Parchment, Italian, Order of Saint Catherine of Siena, Statuta. Quarto format, fifty-four parchment leaves, text in Italian, with some smaller sections in Latin, each page with a More ...

Manuscript on Parchment, Missal, Dominican Order, Calatayud, Spain, 1704.

Manuscript on Parchment, Missal, Dominican Order, Calatayud, Spain, 1704.

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1242
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$6,150$5,000

Manuscript on Parchment, Missal, Dominican Order, Calatayud, Spain, 1704. Very large manuscript on parchment accomplished by members of the Dominican Order in the Province of Zaragoza, the city then More ...

Martial (c. 102-38 AD) Epigrammatum Libros XV.

Martial (c. 102-38 AD) Epigrammatum Libros XV.

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1244
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$185$150

Martial (c. 102-38 AD) Epigrammatum Libros XV. Paris: Antonium Cellier, 1680. First edition with Vincent Collesson's commentary, issued for the education of the Dauphin (future Louis XV), large More ...

Medicine & Chemistry, Two Early 19th Century American Imprints.

Medicine & Chemistry, Two Early 19th Century American Imprints.

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1249
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$277$225

Medicine & Chemistry, Two Early 19th Century American Imprints. Including: Jane Haldimand Marcet's (1769-1858) Conversations on Chymistry, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly More ...

Milne, A.A. (1882-1956) illus. Ernest Shepard (1879-1976) When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; [and] The House at

Milne, A.A. (1882-1956) illus. Ernest Shepard (1879-1976) When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; [and] The House at

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1252
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$4,920$4,000

Milne, A.A. (1882-1956) illus. Ernest Shepard (1879-1976) When We Were Very Young; Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; [and] The House at Pooh Corner. London: Methuen, 1924-1928. First trade editions, More ...

Missal, Use of Eichstätt. Missale S[ecundu]m Choru[m] et Ritu[m] Eysteten[sis] Ecclesie.

Missal, Use of Eichstätt. Missale S[ecundu]m Choru[m] et Ritu[m] Eysteten[sis] Ecclesie.

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1254
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$3,444$2,800

Missal, Use of Eichstätt. Missale S[ecundu]m Choru[m] et Ritu[m] Eysteten[sis] Ecclesie. [Nuremberg: Hieronymus Hoeltzel, 1517 [and 1556]. Folio, xylographical title, illustrated with an extended More ...

Monroe, James (1758-1831) A View of the Conduct of the Executive, in the Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Missi

Monroe, James (1758-1831) A View of the Conduct of the Executive, in the Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Missi

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1256
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$369$300

Monroe, James (1758-1831) A View of the Conduct of the Executive, in the Foreign Affairs of the United States, Connected with the Mission to the French Republic, during the Years 1794, 5, & 6. More ...

Morgenstern, Gregorius. Sermones Co[n]tra Omne[m] Mu[n]di P[er]versum Statu[m] que[m] De[us] Gloriosus et Equitas Naturalis Da[m]nat.

Morgenstern, Gregorius. Sermones Co[n]tra Omne[m] Mu[n]di P[er]versum Statu[m] que[m] De[us] Gloriosus et Equitas Naturalis Da[m]nat.

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1258
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$369$300

Morgenstern, Gregorius. Sermones Co[n]tra Omne[m] Mu[n]di P[er]versum Statu[m] que[m] De[us] Gloriosus et Equitas Naturalis Da[m]nat. Strasbourg: Wilhelm Schaffner, 1515. Quarto, text in gothic More ...

Natalibus, Petrus de, Bishop of Equilio (d. circa 1400) Catalogus Sanctorum. Sanctorum Catalogus Vitas: Passiones: & Miracula Com[m]odi

Natalibus, Petrus de, Bishop of Equilio (d. circa 1400) Catalogus Sanctorum. Sanctorum Catalogus Vitas: Passiones: & Miracula Com[m]odi

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1263
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$800$650

Natalibus, Petrus de, Bishop of Equilio (d. circa 1400) Catalogus Sanctorum. Sanctorum Catalogus Vitas: Passiones: & Miracula Com[m]odissime Annectens. Lyon: Jacques Giunta, 1545. Quarto, title page More ...

Nuremberg Chronicle Facsimile.

Nuremberg Chronicle Facsimile.

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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1267A
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$523$425

Nuremberg Chronicle Facsimile. Munich: Konrad Kölbl, 1968. Small folio format facsimile, bound in full period style blind-tooled calfskin over wooden boards with brass bosses, corner pieces, clasps More ...

Ovid's Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books.

Ovid's Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books.

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1272
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$369$300

Ovid's Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books. London: for Jacob Tonson, 1717. Folio, engraved title, engraved dedicatory frontispiece to the Princess of Wales, text illustrated with an additional sixteen More ...

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America.

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America.

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3311T
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1273
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$28,290$23,000

Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America. Norwich, Connecticut: Re-printed and Sold by Judah P. Spooner, and by T. Green, New-London, 1776. First Norwich More ...

Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816) Il Fanatico in Berlina, Atto Secondo e Terzo, Musica

Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816) Il Fanatico in Berlina, Atto Secondo e Terzo, Musica

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1274
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$185$150

Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816) Il Fanatico in Berlina, Atto Secondo e Terzo, Musica, Manuscript. Oblong folio manuscript on paper, in an unknown hand, approximately 600 pages, inscribed on staves More ...

Parchment and Paper Documents, Medieval to 19th Century, Seventeen Examples.

Parchment and Paper Documents, Medieval to 19th Century, Seventeen Examples.

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1275
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$677$550

Parchment and Paper Documents, Medieval to 19th Century, Seventeen Examples. A variety of signed documents, some sealed, from the middle ages, through the 19th century, sizes vary. (17) More ...

Parchment and Paper Leaves and Documents, Fifteen Large-format Examples.

Parchment and Paper Leaves and Documents, Fifteen Large-format Examples.

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1276
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$338$275

Parchment and Paper Leaves and Documents, Fifteen Large-format Examples. A variety of manuscript prayer book leaves, and other documents and pages, manuscript and printed, folio format and larger. More ...

Pennell, Joseph (1857-1926) Lithography and Lithographers  , Limited Edition, Signed with Additional Proof Lithographs.

Pennell, Joseph (1857-1926) Lithography and Lithographers , Limited Edition, Signed with Additional Proof Lithographs.

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1279
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Pennell, Joseph (1857-1926) Lithography and Lithographers, Limited Edition, Signed with Additional Proof Lithographs. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1915. Copy number four of six printed containing four More ...

Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794-1858) ed. Francis L. Hawks (1798-1866) Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China

Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794-1858) ed. Francis L. Hawks (1798-1866) Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China

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1280
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$1,107$900

Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794-1858) ed. Francis L. Hawks (1798-1866) Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan. Washington, DC: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1856. First More ...

Persian and Arabic Manuscripts on Paper, Four Examples.

Persian and Arabic Manuscripts on Paper, Four Examples.

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Persian and Arabic Manuscripts on Paper, Four Examples. A group of manuscripts on paper, small to medium formats, sizes vary. (4) More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Collection of Texts, 19th Century.

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Collection of Texts, 19th Century.

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Persian Manuscript on Paper, Collection of Texts, 19th Century. Folio format sammelband of different texts bound together, broad margins, some doodles inside front and back boards; bound in full tan More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Khofavand Shah. Habib' al-Siar, General World Biography  , 1013 AH [1605 CE].

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Khofavand Shah. Habib' al-Siar, General World Biography , 1013 AH [1605 CE].

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1283
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Persian Manuscript on Paper, Khofavand Shah. Habib' al-Siar, General World Biography, 1013 AH [1605 CE]. Folio format manuscript on paper, text in black ink, bound in early red morocco boards More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin  , 1070 AH [1659 CE].

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin , 1070 AH [1659 CE].

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Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab al-Salatin, 1070 AH [1659 CE]. Large octavo-format manuscript on paper, fine calligraphy in black and red throughout, a courtesy book written for the instruction More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Rumi (1207-1273) Masnavi Molavi.

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Rumi (1207-1273) Masnavi Molavi.

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3311T
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1285
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$369$300

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Rumi (1207-1273) Masnavi Molavi. Large folio format manuscript in an elegant calligraphic hand throughout, a little more than half of the text leaves with speckled More ...

Persian Manuscripts on Paper, Seven Volumes.

Persian Manuscripts on Paper, Seven Volumes.

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1286
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$308$250

Persian Manuscripts on Paper, Seven Volumes. A group of small-format Persian manuscripts on paper. (7) More ...

Pontificale Noviter Impressum: p[er] Pulchrisqu[ue] Characteribus Dilige[n]tissime Annotatum.

Pontificale Noviter Impressum: p[er] Pulchrisqu[ue] Characteribus Dilige[n]tissime Annotatum.

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3311T
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1294
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$738$600

Pontificale Noviter Impressum: p[er] Pulchrisqu[ue] Characteribus Dilige[n]tissime Annotatum. Lyon: Joannem Moylin alias de Cambray, expensis Ludovici Martini, 1511. Folio, title page printed with More ...

Printed Books of Hours, Twenty Parchment Leaves.

Printed Books of Hours, Twenty Parchment Leaves.

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3311T
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Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1295
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$2,214$1,800

Printed Books of Hours, Twenty Parchment Leaves. Leaves removed from books printed on parchment illustrated with metal cuts, early 16th century; some hand-colored, two with full-page painted More ...