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Four Books on Italian Violins

Four Books on Italian Violins

Auction:
3308B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 24, 2019
Lot:
309
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Four Books on Italian Violins, including Rattray, David, Masterpieces of Italian Violin Making; Jalovec, Karel, Beautiful Italian Violins; Villa, Marcello, Capicchioni; and Cacciatori, Fausto, ed., More ...

Fourteen Books and Catalogs on Violins

Fourteen Books and Catalogs on Violins

Auction:
3308B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 24, 2019
Lot:
310
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Fourteen Books and Catalogs on Violins, including Jalovec, Karel, Italian Violin Makers and Beautiful Italian Violins; Beare, Charles, Capolavori di Antonio Stradivari; Nicolini, Gualtiero, The More ...

Group of Violinist-related Books

Group of Violinist-related Books

Auction:
3308B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 24, 2019
Lot:
311
Estimate:
$20 - $200

Group of Violinist-related Books, including Paganini, Yehudi Menuhin, Great Masters of the Violin, Landowska on Music, Szigeti on the Violin, and others. More ...

Four Painted Wood Boxes

Four Painted Wood Boxes

Auction:
3314M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 21, 2019
Lot:
141
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Four Painted Wood Boxes, including book-form, floral-decorated Scandinavian, and compass-carved, lg. to 18 1/2 in. The property of August (Gus) Knapp More ...

Framed Watercolor on Paper Portrait of a Gentleman with a Book

Framed Watercolor on Paper Portrait of a Gentleman with a Book

Auction:
3314M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 21, 2019
Lot:
211
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Framed Watercolor on Paper Portrait of a Gentleman with a Book, England, 19th century, ht. 14, wd. 10 in. More ...

Small Group of Early Tin Items

Small Group of Early Tin Items

Auction:
3314M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 21, 2019
Lot:
367
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Small Group of Early Tin Items, 19th century, including four tole trays and a book-form box. The property of August (Gus) Knapp More ...

Nine Brass Items

Nine Brass Items

Auction:
3314M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 21, 2019
Lot:
468
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Nine Brass Items, including a belt-form letter opener, a book-form matchsafe, and a small watch hutch. More ...

Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, 1727-1815)    Three Framed Etchings After Works by Guercino.

Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, 1727-1815) Three Framed Etchings After Works by Guercino.

Auction:
3310T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 13, 2019
Lot:
1101
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, 1727-1815) Three Framed Etchings After Works by Guercino. Signed in the plates "F. Bartolozzi Sculp." l.r. and "Guercino inv." l.l. Etchings on paper, image sizes More ...

Claus Hoie (Norwegian/American, 1911-2007)      Three Works on Paper: Page 26 of the Log of The Whaler Helena, Shore Leave

Claus Hoie (Norwegian/American, 1911-2007) Three Works on Paper: Page 26 of the Log of The Whaler Helena, Shore Leave

Auction:
3310T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 13, 2019
Lot:
1271
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Claus Hoie (Norwegian/American, 1911-2007) Three Works on Paper: Page 26 of the Log of The Whaler Helena, Shore Leave, and Ship and Giant Squid. Shore signed l.r., each identified and titled on More ...

American School, 19th Century      A Tulip Garden

American School, 19th Century A Tulip Garden

Auction:
3310T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 13, 2019
Lot:
1322
Estimate:
$200 - $400

American School, 19th Century A Tulip Garden. Signed "E.E. Reed" l.r. Oil on canvas (stretched with Boston tabs), 14 x 40 in., in a period frame. Condition: Two small punctures, scattered More ...

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signature, London, November 1783.

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signature, London, November 1783.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1002
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Adams, John (1735-1826) Signature, London, November 1783. Single leaf, likely the free end leaf of a book, with a framed engraved portrait matted with a photocopy of the signature, the original leaf More ...

Blackwell, Anna (1816-1900) and Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950) Lot of Associated Material.

Blackwell, Anna (1816-1900) and Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950) Lot of Associated Material.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1011
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Blackwell, Anna (1816-1900) and Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950) Lot of Associated Material. Including: Anna Blackwell's The Philosophy of Existence, London: J. Burns, Progressive Library, June More ...

Booth, John Wilkes (1838-1865) Clipped Signature in an Autograph Book, c. 1858.

Booth, John Wilkes (1838-1865) Clipped Signature in an Autograph Book, c. 1858.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Booth, John Wilkes (1838-1865) Clipped Signature in an Autograph Book, c. 1858. Octavo-format album bound in brown morocco, blocked ornately in gilt with a passion-flower design on front board and More ...

Boston Account Books and Banking Records Six Manuscript Volumes, 1849-1873.

Boston Account Books and Banking Records Six Manuscript Volumes, 1849-1873.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1018
Sold for:
$246$200

Boston Account Books and Banking Records Six Manuscript Volumes, 1849-1873. Quarto volumes containing detailed accounts throughout all, including accounts at Merchant's Bank, with inserted More ...

Bunker Hill Monument and Richard Frothingham (1812-1880) Archive.

Bunker Hill Monument and Richard Frothingham (1812-1880) Archive.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1019
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Bunker Hill Monument and Richard Frothingham (1812-1880) Archive. A collection of printed pamphlets, Frothingham's book, History of the Siege of Boston, and of the Battles of Lexington, Concord, and More ...

Bunker Hill Visitor's Books, 1862-1865.

Bunker Hill Visitor's Books, 1862-1865.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1020
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Bunker Hill Visitor's Books, 1862-1865. Two large folio volumes containing thousands of signatures of visitors to the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown, Massachusetts, bindings badly worn, 13 x 8 More ...

Carlhian, Jean Paul (1919-2012) and Elizabeth Carlhian (1920-2015) Large Archive of Diaries, Planners, and Address Books.

Carlhian, Jean Paul (1919-2012) and Elizabeth Carlhian (1920-2015) Large Archive of Diaries, Planners, and Address Books.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$308$250

Carlhian, Jean Paul (1919-2012) and Elizabeth Carlhian (1920-2015) Large Archive of Diaries, Planners, and Address Books. A complete run of Hermes agendas, 1935-1957, covering the young architect's More ...

Charlestown Tax Records 1780-1782.

Charlestown Tax Records 1780-1782.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1023
Sold for:
$923$750

Charlestown Tax Records 1780-1782. Ten small octavo-format single signature account books listing real estate tax records for the town, listing names of male landowners and the amount of state, More ...

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814) Archive of Received and Related Letters and Documents.

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814) Archive of Received and Related Letters and Documents.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814) Archive of Received and Related Letters and Documents. A small archive of letters and documents including: autograph letter signed by Timothy Pickering (1745-1829), to More ...

Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949) Typed Letter Signed, 5 September 1936.

Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949) Typed Letter Signed, 5 September 1936.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$615$500

Mitchell, Margaret (1900-1949) Typed Letter Signed, 5 September 1936. Single sheet of Mitchell's letterhead typed over one page, to a Mrs. Simpson thanking her for her letter, and stating that she More ...

Parrish, Maxfield (1870-1966) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 August 1899.

Parrish, Maxfield (1870-1966) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 August 1899.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1052
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Parrish, Maxfield (1870-1966) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 August 1899. Two sheets of unlined wove paper inscribed on rectos, two pages, to a Mr. Thompson (likely an editor) regarding his More ...

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) Archive of Letters, early 1980s.

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) Archive of Letters, early 1980s.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) Archive of Letters, early 1980s. Including two autograph letters signed, typed poem signed, typed letter signed, two signed photographs (one with long inscription on More ...

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) and Olivia Langdon Clemens (1845-1904) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 28 August, [1901?] Ampersand, New York.

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) and Olivia Langdon Clemens (1845-1904) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 28 August, [1901?] Ampersand, New York.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) and Olivia Langdon Clemens (1845-1904) Two Autograph Letters Signed, 28 August, [1901?] Ampersand, New York. Twain's letter on a single sheet of paper, signed S.L. Clemens; More ...

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) Signed Contemporary Photograph of an Oscar Wilde Impersonator, San Francisco, c. 1882.

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) Signed Contemporary Photograph of an Oscar Wilde Impersonator, San Francisco, c. 1882.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1072
Unsold
 

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) Signed Contemporary Photograph of an Oscar Wilde Impersonator, San Francisco, c. 1882. Period photograph signed "Oscar Wilde" in ink at bottom right; inscription on verso in More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Collection of Four Texts: Ketab al-Tejarah, Book of Trade; Ketab al-Nekah, Book of Marriage; Ketab al-Sa

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Collection of Four Texts: Ketab al-Tejarah, Book of Trade; Ketab al-Nekah, Book of Marriage; Ketab al-Sa

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1089
Unsold
 

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Collection of Four Texts: Ketab' al-Tejarah, Book of Trade; Ketab' al-Nekah, Book of Marriage; Ketab' al-Safeer, Book of Birds' Songs; [and] Ketab' al Hodud, Book of More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Ibn-e Babeveih Ghomi. Ketab' al-Fiqh, Book of Jurisprudence  , 1117 AH [1705 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Ibn-e Babeveih Ghomi. Ketab' al-Fiqh, Book of Jurisprudence , 1117 AH [1705 CE].

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1090
Sold for:
$185$150

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Ibn-e Babeveih Ghomi. Ketab' al-Fiqh, Book of Jurisprudence, 1117 AH [1705 CE]. Folio format manuscript on paper, text in black in with red underlining, marginal paper More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Ketab' al-Hajj, Book of Muslim Pilgrimmage to Mecca.

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Ketab' al-Hajj, Book of Muslim Pilgrimmage to Mecca.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1091
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Ketab' al-Hajj, Book of Muslim Pilgrimmage to Mecca. Small folio format manuscript on paper, text in black ink, with some red, single column throughout, older brown More ...

Arabic Manuscripts on Paper, Four Examples.

Arabic Manuscripts on Paper, Four Examples.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1097
Sold for:
$492$400

Arabic Manuscripts on Paper, Four Examples. Four manuscripts of small and medium format, all bound in full leather, sizes vary. (4) More ...

Charlestown Directories and Other Small-format Books Related to Boston, Seven Volumes 1821-1893.

Charlestown Directories and Other Small-format Books Related to Boston, Seven Volumes 1821-1893.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1128
Sold for:
$554$450

Charlestown Directories and Other Small-format Books Related to Boston, Seven Volumes 1821-1893. Including: Hales's A Survey of Boston and its Vicinity, Boston: Ezra Lincoln, 1821, octavo, More ...

Cobbett, William (1763-1835) Rural Rides.

Cobbett, William (1763-1835) Rural Rides.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1132
Unsold
 

Cobbett, William (1763-1835) Rural Rides. London: by Cobbett, [R. Bensley, printer, Andover], 1830. First edition in book form, thick 12mo, with engraved map at page 355, contemporary signature of More ...