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Two Books on Boston History

Two Books on Boston History

Auction:
3275M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 25, 2019
Lot:
97
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Two Books on Boston History, Josiah Quincy's A Municipal History of the Town and City of Boston and Stephen Jenkins The Old Boston Post Road. More ...

Athenaeus of Naucratis (2nd/3rd Century AD) Athenaei Dipnosophistarum sive Coenae Sapientum Libri XV.

Athenaeus of Naucratis (2nd/3rd Century AD) Athenaei Dipnosophistarum sive Coenae Sapientum Libri XV.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
12
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Athenaeus of Naucratis (2nd/3rd Century AD) Athenaei Dipnosophistarum sive Coenae Sapientum Libri XV. Basel: Henrich Petrum, Mense Augusto 1556. Octavo, Latin translation of the Greek original, The More ...

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei  , [bound with] De Trinitate.

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei , [bound with] De Trinitate.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
15
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei, [bound with] De Trinitate. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1490. Folio, illustrated with large woodcut depicting the Saint at work on verso of title, More ...

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Epistolae. Liber Epistolarum Beati Augustini Episcopi Hipponensis Ecclesie.

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Epistolae. Liber Epistolarum Beati Augustini Episcopi Hipponensis Ecclesie.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
18
Estimate:
$1,000 - $2,000

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) Epistolae. Liber Epistolarum Beati Augustini Episcopi Hipponensis Ecclesie. [Basel]: Johann Amerbach, [14]93. Folio, second edition of Augustine's letters, More ...

Bible, English, Old and New Testaments. The Holy Bible.

Bible, English, Old and New Testaments. The Holy Bible.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
30
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Bible, English, Old and New Testaments. The Holy Bible. Cambridge: John Field, Printer to the Universitie, 1663. Quarto, engraved general title, illustrated with an additional forty-one full-page More ...

Bible, German. Biblia das ist die gantz Heilige Schrift  , with Fore-edge Painting by John T. Beer.

Bible, German. Biblia das ist die gantz Heilige Schrift , with Fore-edge Painting by John T. Beer.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
33
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Bible, German. Biblia das ist die gantz Heilige Schrift, with Fore-edge Painting by John T. Beer. Basel: Thurneysen, 1778. Large thick folio bound in full blind-tooled alum-tawed pigskin over wooden More ...

Bible, Latin, ed. Nicolas de Lyra (c. 1270-1349) Secunda pars Lyre.

Bible, Latin, ed. Nicolas de Lyra (c. 1270-1349) Secunda pars Lyre.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
37
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Bible, Latin, ed. Nicolas de Lyra (c. 1270-1349) Secunda pars Lyre. Nuremburg: Anton Koberger, 1497. Folio, part two only of four, 338 leaves, text in gothic type, printed in two columns; bound in More ...

Bible, Latin. Biblia Latina   with Additions by Menardus Monachus.

Bible, Latin. Biblia Latina with Additions by Menardus Monachus.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
42
Estimate:
$8,000 - $12,000

Bible, Latin. Biblia Latina with Additions by Menardus Monachus. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 6 August 1479. Thick folio, fifth Koberger Bible, printed in gothic type in two columns throughout, More ...

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Rome.

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Rome.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
50
Estimate:
$15,000 - $20,000

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Rome. [Italy, Florence, 7 September 1508]. 16mo format manuscript on parchment, 199 leaves (mostly gathered in 10s); text in black in a small gothic rotunda hand, More ...

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526.

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
51
Estimate:
$10,000 - $15,000

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, quarto format, 115 leaves, fourteen to seventeen lines per page, with four large miniatures painted More ...

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, Printed on Parchment and Illuminated, Paris, Early 16th Century.

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, Printed on Parchment and Illuminated, Paris, Early 16th Century.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
52
Estimate:
$7,000 - $9,000

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, Printed on Parchment and Illuminated, Paris, Early 16th Century. Octavo, printed on vellum throughout, with a border of metal cuts around each page of printed More ...

Breviarium Cartusianum  , [edited by] Conventus Cartusianorum de Padua.

Breviarium Cartusianum , [edited by] Conventus Cartusianorum de Padua.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
54
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Breviarium Cartusianum, [edited by] Conventus Cartusianorum de Padua. Venice: Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 5 May [1491]. First edition of the Carthusian Breviary, 374 leaves of 376, lacking More ...

Buccaferrei, [aka Boccadiferro] Ludovici (1482-1545) Lectiones in Quartum Meteororum Aristotelis Librum.

Buccaferrei, [aka Boccadiferro] Ludovici (1482-1545) Lectiones in Quartum Meteororum Aristotelis Librum.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
57
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Buccaferrei, [aka Boccadiferro] Ludovici (1482-1545) Lectiones in Quartum Meteororum Aristotelis Librum. Venice: Franciscum de Franciscis Senensem, 1563. First edition, folio, woodcut printer's More ...

Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106 BC-43 BC) Epistolarum Familiarium.

Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106 BC-43 BC) Epistolarum Familiarium.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
69
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106 BC-43 BC) Epistolarum Familiarium. Venice: Albertinum de Lisona, 4 May 1502. Folio, title page printed in gothic letter, text printed in roman type with commentary More ...

Coke, Sir Edward (1552-1634 ) A Booke of Entries.

Coke, Sir Edward (1552-1634 ) A Booke of Entries.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
72
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Coke, Sir Edward (1552-1634 ) A Booke of Entries. London: Printed [by Adam Islip] for the Societie of Stationers, 1614. Thick folio, printed in two columns in black letter throughout, ownership More ...

Euclid (fl. 300 BC) Elementa Libri XV.   [and] Posteriores Libri Sex.

Euclid (fl. 300 BC) Elementa Libri XV. [and] Posteriores Libri Sex.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
91
Estimate:
$300 - $400

Euclid (fl. 300 BC) Elementa Libri XV. [and] Posteriores Libri Sex. Rome: Vincentium Accoltum, 1574. First edition with the commentary of Christoph C. Clavius [aka Schlussel] (1537-1612), octavo, More ...

Gracián y Morales, Baltasar (1601-1658) The Courtiers Manual Oracle, or the Art of Prudence.

Gracián y Morales, Baltasar (1601-1658) The Courtiers Manual Oracle, or the Art of Prudence.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
106
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Gracián y Morales, Baltasar (1601-1658) The Courtiers Manual Oracle, or the Art of Prudence. London: by M. Flesher, for Abel Swalle, 1685. First English edition, a translation of Gracián y More ...

Gregory IX, Pope, [formerly Ugolino, Count of Segni] (before 1170-1241), Commentary of Bernard of Botone (d. 1266), and Girolamo Chiari

Gregory IX, Pope, [formerly Ugolino, Count of Segni] (before 1170-1241), Commentary of Bernard of Botone (d. 1266), and Girolamo Chiari

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
109
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Gregory IX, Pope, [formerly Ugolino, Count of Segni] (before 1170-1241), Commentary of Bernard of Botone (d. 1266), and Girolamo Chiari (active 15th Century) Decretales cum Glossa. Nuremberg: Anton More ...

Grotius, Hugo (1583-1645) The Most Excellent Hugo Grotius his Three Books Treating of the Rights of War & Peace.

Grotius, Hugo (1583-1645) The Most Excellent Hugo Grotius his Three Books Treating of the Rights of War & Peace.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
114
Estimate:
$800 - $1,000

Grotius, Hugo (1583-1645) The Most Excellent Hugo Grotius his Three Books Treating of the Rights of War & Peace. London: by Margaret White for Thomas Basset and Ralph Smith, 1682. Folio, third More ...

Gutenberg Bible Facsimile.

Gutenberg Bible Facsimile.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
117
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Gutenberg Bible Facsimile. New Jersey: Pageant Books, 1961. Two large folio volumes, set number six of 1,000 printed, hand-bound in full brown morocco over beveled boards, spines tooled in gilt, More ...

Heraldic Manuscript, Illuminated, England, Late 16th Century.

Heraldic Manuscript, Illuminated, England, Late 16th Century.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
123
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Heraldic Manuscript, Illuminated, England, Late 16th Century. Small folio manuscript on paper consisting of forty-two painted leaves, containing 133 hand-painted English coats of arms, the first More ...

Illuminated Manuscript Leaves.

Illuminated Manuscript Leaves.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
128
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Illuminated Manuscript Leaves. Three folio-format parchment leaves and one large quarto bifolium: Latin Bible leaf, Germany, c. 1500, containing a finely painted ten-line historiated initial P More ...

Incunabula Typographica, a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century (1460-1500) in the Library of Henry Walt

Incunabula Typographica, a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century (1460-1500) in the Library of Henry Walt

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
129
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Incunabula Typographica, a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century (1460-1500) in the Library of Henry Walters. Baltimore, MD: Walters, 1906. First edition, quarto, bound More ...

Ludolph of Saxony [aka] Ludolphus de Saxonia and Ludolph the Carthusian (c. 1295-1378) Dit es dleve[n] ons liefs heren Jhesu Cristi [Vi

Ludolph of Saxony [aka] Ludolphus de Saxonia and Ludolph the Carthusian (c. 1295-1378) Dit es dleve[n] ons liefs heren Jhesu Cristi [Vi

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
145
Estimate:
$8,000 - $10,000

Ludolph of Saxony [aka] Ludolphus de Saxonia and Ludolph the Carthusian (c. 1295-1378) Dit es dleve[n] ons liefs heren Jhesu Cristi [Vita Christi or Life of Christ]. Antwerp: Henric Eckert van More ...

Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves.

Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
150
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves. Three folio-format parchment leaves from manuscript Latin religious texts: Latin Bible leaf, France, c. 1300-1320, text in two columns, forty lines, More ...

Manuscript on Parchment, Latin Prayer Book, 15th Century.

Manuscript on Parchment, Latin Prayer Book, 15th Century.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
151
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Manuscript on Parchment, Latin Prayer Book, 15th Century. Octavo-format manuscript of twenty-eight leaves (the last ruled but without text), inscribed in brown and red ink in a large gothic rotunda, 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.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
154
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

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 ...

Missale Dominicanum seu Ordinis Praedicatorum.

Missale Dominicanum seu Ordinis Praedicatorum.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
155
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Missale Dominicanum seu Ordinis Praedicatorum. Venice: Nicolaus de Frankfordia, 1484. Octavo, printed in red and black in two columns throughout in two gothic fonts the smaller of which reportedly More ...

Modrzewski, Andrzej Frycz [aka] Andreas Fricius Modrevius (c. 1503-1572) De Republica Emendanda Libri Quinque, Recogniti & Aucti.

Modrzewski, Andrzej Frycz [aka] Andreas Fricius Modrevius (c. 1503-1572) De Republica Emendanda Libri Quinque, Recogniti & Aucti.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
162
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Modrzewski, Andrzej Frycz [aka] Andreas Fricius Modrevius (c. 1503-1572) De Republica Emendanda Libri Quinque, Recogniti & Aucti. Basel: Johannes Oporinus, 1559. Folio, three volumes in one with More ...

Ovid (43 BC-17/18 AD), ed. Thomas Farnaby (c. 1575-1647) Metamorphoseon Libri XV.

Ovid (43 BC-17/18 AD), ed. Thomas Farnaby (c. 1575-1647) Metamorphoseon Libri XV.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2019
Lot:
173
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Ovid (43 BC-17/18 AD), ed. Thomas Farnaby (c. 1575-1647) Metamorphoseon Libri XV. Paris: Aegidius Morellus, 1637. Folio, large woodcut printer's device of a fountain to title, illustrated with More ...