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Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays  .

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays .

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1180
Sold for:
$246$200

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays. London: for J. and R. Tonson, T. Payne, and W. Richardson, 1766. First George Steevens edition of the plays from More ...

Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting.

Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$185$150

Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting. London: by J. Heptinstall for W. Rogers, 1695. First English translation, quarto, added More ...

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays  .

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays .

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
249
Unsold
 

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays. London: for J. and R. Tonson, T. Payne, and W. Richardson, 1766. First George Steevens edition of the plays from More ...

Colonne, Guido delle (c. 1287) The Life and Death of Hector. One, and the First of the Most Puissant, Valiant, and Renowned Monarches o

Colonne, Guido delle (c. 1287) The Life and Death of Hector. One, and the First of the Most Puissant, Valiant, and Renowned Monarches o

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Colonne, Guido delle (c. 1287) The Life and Death of Hector. One, and the First of the Most Puissant, Valiant, and Renowned Monarches of the World, Called the Nyne Worthies. London: Thomas Purfoot, 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 ...

Gower, John (1325?-1408) De Confessione Amantis.

Gower, John (1325?-1408) De Confessione Amantis.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Gower, John (1325?-1408) De Confessione Amantis. London: Imprinted in Fletestreete by Thomas Berthelette, the XII daie of Marche, 1554. Folio, third edition, title printed within woodcut More ...

Bibliography, Facsimiles of Fine Books, and Others, Four Titles in Four Volumes.

Bibliography, Facsimiles of Fine Books, and Others, Four Titles in Four Volumes.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1101
Sold for:
$123$100

Bibliography, Facsimiles of Fine Books, and Others, Four Titles in Four Volumes. Including: Parnassus Biceps, London: Etchells & Macdonald, 1927, limited edition, copy number 5 of 66 printed on More ...

Latin Classics, Four Titles in Four Volumes: 1578-1647.

Latin Classics, Four Titles in Four Volumes: 1578-1647.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1189
Sold for:
$584$475

Latin Classics, Four Titles in Four Volumes: 1578-1647. Including: Ovid's Heroidum Epistolae, Antwerp: Plantin, 1578, small octavo, woodcut compartment title page, some contemporary notes, in full 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 ...

Pope, Alexander (1688-1744) The Works   [and] Poems and Imitations of Horace, 1717-1738.

Pope, Alexander (1688-1744) The Works [and] Poems and Imitations of Horace, 1717-1738.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$584$475

Pope, Alexander (1688-1744) The Works [and] Poems and Imitations of Horace, 1717-1738. Three large quarto volumes, consisting of two volumes of Pope's Works, London: by Bowyer for Lintot, 1717 [and] More ...

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) The Divina Commedia.

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) The Divina Commedia.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1206
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) The Divina Commedia. London: T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. First English edition, three octavo volumes bound in contemporary half leather, engraved portrait 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 ...

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 ...

Decorative Bindings, Twenty-two Volumes.

Decorative Bindings, Twenty-two Volumes.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Decorative Bindings, Twenty-two Volumes. Including the following titles: Dickens's David Copperfield, London: Bradbury and Evans, 1850; Limited Edition Club's Through the Looking-Glass, 1935 signed More ...

Latin and Neo-Latin Poetry, English Translations.

Latin and Neo-Latin Poetry, English Translations.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$461$375

Latin and Neo-Latin Poetry, English Translations. The Adventures of Catullus and History of his Amours with Lesbia. Intermixt with Translations of his Choicest Poems, London: for J. Chantry, 1707, 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 ...

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 ...

(English Poetry)

(English Poetry)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$237$200

(English Poetry), Two titles in four volumes: comprising Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, London, 1767, three volumes, gilt tooled crushed green morocco, second edition, 8vo, (bookplates, minor More ...

Johnson, Samuel (1700-1784)

Johnson, Samuel (1700-1784)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
512
Sold for:
$119$100

Johnson, Samuel (1700-1784), The Lives of the English Poets; and a Criticism on their Works, Dublin: Whitestone, Williams, et al, 1779, one volume, first issue, first state, contemporary calf, 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 ...

(Poetry, English), Parnell, Thomas (1679-1718)

(Poetry, English), Parnell, Thomas (1679-1718)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
641
Sold for:
$207$175

(Poetry, English), Parnell, Thomas (1679-1718), Poems on Several Occasions...published by Mr. Pope, London: B. Lintot, 1722 [1721], first edition, contemporary tooled calf, 8vo, (minor, age typical More ...

(Poetry, English)

(Poetry, English)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
642
Sold for:
$214$175

(Poetry, English), Percy, Thomas (1729-1811), Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, London, 1765, tree calf, first edition, 8vo, (lightly bumped and chipped, bookplate, Volume I with newspaper More ...

(Poetry, English), Prior, M.

(Poetry, English), Prior, M.

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
643
Sold for:
$110$90

(Poetry, English), Prior, M. Poems on Several Occasions, London: Jacob Tonson, 1709, first edition, old gilt tooled pictorial black morocco, engraved frontispiece, 8vo, (good). More ...

(Poetry, English), Puttenham, George

(Poetry, English), Puttenham, George

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
644
Sold for:
$582$475

(Poetry, English), Puttenham, George, The Arte of English Poesie..., [London: Richard Field, 1589], modern crushed and tooled brown morocco, 4to, (defective, lacking first two gatherings, w.a.f.). More ...

(Poetry, English), Waller, Edmund (1606-1687)

(Poetry, English), Waller, Edmund (1606-1687)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
645
Sold for:
$123$100

(Poetry, English), Waller, Edmund (1606-1687), Poem, & c. Written upon Several Occasions, and to Several Persons, London: printed for H. Herringman, 1686, fifth edition, modern calf, with portrait More ...

(Poetry, English)

(Poetry, English)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
646
Sold for:
$296$250

(Poetry, English), Warton, Thomas (1728-1790), The History of English Poetry, London, 1774-81, Volumes I-III, half morocco, 4to, (owner's name inked to titlepage, scattered soiling and 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 ...

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) and Loti, Pierre (1850-1923)

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) and Loti, Pierre (1850-1923)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) and Loti, Pierre (1850-1923), Autograph manuscript, c. 1888, twenty-three pages on canary yellow paper, Hearn's translation of Pierre Loti's Reve from French into More ...