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Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)      Evening Prayer

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$423,000$350,000

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer, or Prayer in the East Signed "J.L. GEROME" c.l. along the edge of the wall of the roof, identified on a presentation plaque and on an More ...

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1469
Sold for:
$185$150

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. Boston: Lee and Shepard; New York: Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1872. First edition, first printing with "wade" for More ...

Donne, John (1572-1631) Pseudo-Martyr.

Donne, John (1572-1631) Pseudo-Martyr.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$21,525$17,500

Donne, John (1572-1631) Pseudo-Martyr. London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition, quarto, the H. Bradley Martin copy, with book tickets and plates of Harold More ...

Selection of 18th and 19th Century Titles

Selection of 18th and 19th Century Titles

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2051
Sold for:
$197$160

Selection of 18th and 19th Century Titles, including Horace Walpole's Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third, second edition, Horae Juridicae Subsecivae: The Grecian, Roman, More ...

Lord Alfred Tennyson's The Lady of Shalott   and Andrew Lang's Johnny Nut and the Golden Goose  .

Lord Alfred Tennyson's The Lady of Shalott and Andrew Lang's Johnny Nut and the Golden Goose .

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$62$50

Lord Alfred Tennyson's The Lady of Shalott and Andrew Lang's Johnny Nut and the Golden Goose. More ...

English Plays and Poetry, Sixteen Volumes.

English Plays and Poetry, Sixteen Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$800$650

English Plays and Poetry, Sixteen Volumes. Including: Dryden's The Spanish Fryar, London: for the Tonsons, 1681; Dryden's Aureng-Zebe, London: by T.N. for Herringman, 1676; Nathaniel Lee's More ...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Thirty-three Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Thirty-three Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1220
Sold for:
$172$140

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Thirty-three Volumes. Small format leather and clothbound books and sets, including: Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, London: Dodsley, 1765, in three octavo volumes; More ...

Royal Doulton William Wordsworth Commemorative Loving Cup

Royal Doulton William Wordsworth Commemorative Loving Cup

Auction:
2997T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1621
Unsold
 

Royal Doulton William Wordsworth Commemorative Loving Cup, England, c. 1933, ht. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, English Poets, Seventy-five Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Sets, English Poets, Seventy-five Volumes.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Decorative Bindings, Sets, English Poets, Seventy-five Volumes. The Works of the English Poets, with prefaces by Samuel Johnson, an octavo set in uniform dark blue half leather, 6 x 3 3/4 in. each. More ...

Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965) Dante  , Signed, Limited Edition.

Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965) Dante , Signed, Limited Edition.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$400$325

Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965) Dante, Signed, Limited Edition. London: Faber & Faber, [1929]. First edition, copy number 81 of 125, signed by Eliot on the limitation page, octavo, bound in More ...

John Martin (British, 1789-1854)      Five Plates Illustrations from John Milton's Paradise Lost

John Martin (British, 1789-1854) Five Plates Illustrations from John Milton's Paradise Lost

Auction:
2850B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2015
Lot:
688A
Sold for:
$246$200

John Martin (British, 1789-1854) Five Plates Illustrations from John Milton's Paradise Lost, 1826, Inscribed in the plate "Designed & Engraved by J. Martin Esq." beneath the image l.c., published More ...

Copy Books, Six, 19th Century, British and American.

Copy Books, Six, 19th Century, British and American.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
176
Sold for:
$461$375

Copy Books, Six, 19th Century, British and American. Four copy books commercially produced by printers, with printed covers, all single signature quarto: London: Edward Langley, [n.d.], cover More ...

Attributed to George Beck (British/Baltimore/Philadelphia, 1748-1812)      A South View of the City of Washington.

Attributed to George Beck (British/Baltimore/Philadelphia, 1748-1812) A South View of the City of Washington.

Auction:
2710B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2014
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Attributed to George Beck (British/Baltimore/Philadelphia, 1748-1812) A South View of the City of Washington. Unsigned, titled in a period ink inscription on verso. Gouache on paper, 14 1/2 x 19 More ...

Donne, Alfred Francois (1801-1878)   Cours de Microscopie Complementaire des Etudes Medicales

Donne, Alfred Francois (1801-1878) Cours de Microscopie Complementaire des Etudes Medicales

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Donne, Alfred Francois (1801-1878) Cours de Microscopie Complementaire des Etudes Medicales. Paris: Bailliere, 1845. First edition, folio, illustrated with twenty plates comprising eight-six More ...

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$150$150

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits. University of California Press, [1983]. Illustrated by Barry Moser, signed by Moser in pencil on the title page, in More ...

Midgley, James, of Rochdale (1786-1852) Bibliotheca Selecta

Midgley, James, of Rochdale (1786-1852) Bibliotheca Selecta

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$120$100

Midgley, James, of Rochdale (1786-1852) Bibliotheca Selecta. London, 1818. Octavo, lightly trimmed, with deckles showing, priced in a contemporary hand throughout, modern half morocco and paper More ...

Donne, Alfred Francois (1801-1878)   Cours de Microscopie Complementaire des Etudes Medicales

Donne, Alfred Francois (1801-1878) Cours de Microscopie Complementaire des Etudes Medicales

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
545
Unsold
 

Donne, Alfred Francois (1801-1878) Cours de Microscopie Complementaire des Etudes Medicales. Paris: Bailliere, 1845. First edition, folio, illustrated with twenty plates comprising eight-six More ...

Mixed Lot, Three Volumes:

Mixed Lot, Three Volumes:

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
991A
Sold for:
$24$20

Mixed Lot, Three Volumes: Pinkerton's Thirty Years a Detective, 1884; Gilbert's Bab Ballads, n.d.; Ross' Aubrey Beardsley, 1909. All bound in publisher's cloth; signatures in Pinkerton sprung. More ...

Mixed Lot, Three Volumes:

Mixed Lot, Three Volumes:

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2012
Lot:
573D
Unsold
 

Mixed Lot, Three Volumes: Pinkerton's Thirty Years a Detective, 1884; Gilbert's Bab Ballads, n.d.; Ross' Aubrey Beardsley, 1909. All bound in publisher's cloth; signatures in Pinkerton sprung. More ...

(English Poetry)

(English Poetry)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$95$80

(English Poetry), Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1860, three volumes, three quarter morocco, with gilt embossed lyre decoration to spines, 8vo, More ...

(Poetry, English)

(Poetry, English)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
640
Sold for:
$296$250

(Poetry, English), Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834) and Southey, Robert (1774-1843), Omniana, or Horae Otiosiores, London, 1812, gilt tooled calf, first edition, 8vo, (bookplate, minor toning). More ...

Walton, Izaak (1593-1683), (Decorative Binding)

Walton, Izaak (1593-1683), (Decorative Binding)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
758
Sold for:
$71$60

Walton, Izaak (1593-1683), (Decorative Binding), The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton..., London: John Major, 1825, gilt tooled red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, with portrait plates, 8vo, (good, More ...

(Cranach Press, Weimar)

(Cranach Press, Weimar)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

(Cranach Press, Weimar), Vergilius Maro, Publius (70-19 B.C.), The Eclogues, 1927, numbered 109 of 225 copies on handmade paper, with illustrations by Aristide Maillol (1861-1944), English More ...

(Decorative Bindings), Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834)

(Decorative Bindings), Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
511
Sold for:
$119$100

(Decorative Bindings), Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834), The Poetical Works of S.T. Coleridge, London: William Pickering, 1834, three volumes, gilt tooled and lettered crushed brown morocco by More ...

(Fine Press)

(Fine Press)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
545
Sold for:
$119$100

(Fine Press), Keats, John (1795-1821), Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1928, numbered 344 of 500, with engravings More ...

Scrapbook with c. 1820s Paintings and Sketches

Scrapbook with c. 1820s Paintings and Sketches

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
639
Sold for:
$47,400$40,000

Scrapbook with c. 1820s Paintings and Sketches, America, early to mid-19th century, the scrapbook containing several watercolor, ink, and graphite paintings and sketches, including a depiction of a More ...

(Fine Press, Two Titles by Milton, John, 1608-1674)

(Fine Press, Two Titles by Milton, John, 1608-1674)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$207$175

(Fine Press, Two Titles by Milton, John, 1608-1674), L'Allegro and Il Penseroso, 1903, one of 160, and Samson Agonistes, 1904, one of 120, New Rochelle: The Elston Press, both half cloth, 8vo, (both More ...

Henry Treffry Dunn (British, 1838-1897)      "Portrait of the Lady of Shalott"

Henry Treffry Dunn (British, 1838-1897) "Portrait of the Lady of Shalott"

Auction:
2481
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 24, 2009
Lot:
426
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Henry Treffry Dunn (British, 1838-1897) "Portrait of the Lady of Shalott" c. 1864, unsigned, watercolor on card, framed, Sight 10 by 7 in., (not examined out of frame). As can be seen through More ...

Eight Parian Historical and Character Busts

Eight Parian Historical and Character Busts

Auction:
2463
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 18, 2009
Lot:
1175
Sold for:
$267$225

Eight Parian Historical and Character Busts, including Shakespeare, Virgil, General Lee, Garfield, and Wordsworth, ht. to 8 1/2 in. More ...

British School, 19th Century      Portrait of Elisabeth of Bavaria

British School, 19th Century Portrait of Elisabeth of Bavaria

Auction:
2446
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 06, 2009
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

British School, 19th Century Portrait of Elisabeth of Bavaria Unsigned, inscribed "Wigmore Hall" in a later hand, on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 33 1/4 x 27 in. (84.5 x 68.6 cm), framed. More ...