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Gelli, Giovanni Battista (1498-1563) Circes of Iohn Baptista Gello, Florentine, Translated out of Italion into Englishe by Henry Iden.

Gelli, Giovanni Battista (1498-1563) Circes of Iohn Baptista Gello, Florentine, Translated out of Italion into Englishe by Henry Iden.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Gelli, Giovanni Battista (1498-1563) Circes of Iohn Baptista Gello, Florentine, Translated out of Italion into Englishe by Henry Iden. London: [Imprinted in Poules Churchyarde, at the signe of the More ...

Ten Commandments Needlework Sampler

Ten Commandments Needlework Sampler

Auction:
3077T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 15, 2018
Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$554$450

Ten Commandments Needlework Sampler, framed ht. 21 3/4, wd. 16 3/4 in. More ...

Animal Rights, Anti-Vivisection Lot, Eight Titles.

Animal Rights, Anti-Vivisection Lot, Eight Titles.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
139
Sold for:
$308$250

Animal Rights, Anti-Vivisection Lot, Eight Titles. Including: Henry S. Salt's Animals' Rights, New York: Macmillan, 1894 (two copies); Albert Leffingwell's An Ethical Problem, London: Bell & Sons, More ...

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet.

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
312
Sold for:
$554$450

Grimaldi, Stacey (1790-1863) The Toilet. London: by the author and sold by Ackermann et al., 1823. Third edition, small square format, illustrated with frontispiece and a series of hand-colored More ...

Weber, Max (1864-1920) Three Titles in Five Volumes.

Weber, Max (1864-1920) Three Titles in Five Volumes.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$123$100

Weber, Max (1864-1920) Three Titles in Five Volumes. Including: Gesammelte Aufsatze zur Religionssoziologie, Tubingen: Mohr, 1920, in three octavo volumes; Marianne Weber's Max Weber ein Lebensbild, More ...

Beaumont, Dr. William (1785-1853) Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion.

Beaumont, Dr. William (1785-1853) Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1148
Sold for:
$584$475

Beaumont, Dr. William (1785-1853) Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion. Plattsburgh: F.P. Allen, 1833. First edition, octavo, illustrated with three More ...

Wright, Henry Clarke (1797-1870) The Employers of Dick Crowninshield, the Assassin, and the Employers of Zachary Taylor, the Soldier: t

Wright, Henry Clarke (1797-1870) The Employers of Dick Crowninshield, the Assassin, and the Employers of Zachary Taylor, the Soldier: t

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1455
Sold for:
$369$300

Wright, Henry Clarke (1797-1870) The Employers of Dick Crowninshield, the Assassin, and the Employers of Zachary Taylor, the Soldier: the Difference. Hopedale, Massachusetts: Non-Resistant and More ...

Pinkham, Seth (1786-1844) Manuscript Waste Books, Letter Books, and Personal Journals Composed aboard the Henry Astor

Pinkham, Seth (1786-1844) Manuscript Waste Books, Letter Books, and Personal Journals Composed aboard the Henry Astor

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1072
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Pinkham, Seth (1786-1844) Manuscript Waste Books, Letter Books, and Personal Journals Composed aboard the Henry Astor, 1840-1844. Approximately 400 small folio pages of manuscript material in More ...

Manuscript on Paper, Italy, Late 18th Century.

Manuscript on Paper, Italy, Late 18th Century.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
184
Unsold
 

Manuscript on Paper, Italy, Late 18th Century. Italian language treatise in brown ink, headlines in red, each page written within a red and brown ink border, quarto, 341 numbered pages and thirty More ...

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Archive of Correspondence with John W. French (1808-1871)

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Archive of Correspondence with John W. French (1808-1871)

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$2,760$2,300

Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889) Archive of Correspondence with John W. French (1808-1871) Four autograph letters signed by Jefferson Davis, written between 1856 and 1859; a document appointing French More ...

Harvard University, Theses.

Harvard University, Theses.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$420$350

Harvard University, Theses. Boston: Freeman, 1786. Broadside, defining the following areas of study: technology, grammar, rhetoric, logic, metaphysics, ethics, theology, politics, mathematics, and More ...

Four-piece Silver and Wood Smoking Set

Four-piece Silver and Wood Smoking Set

Auction:
2633T
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jan 28, 2013
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$600$500

Four-piece Silver and Wood Smoking Set, China, 20th century, rectangular tray, cigarette case, match cover, and ashtray, incised with birds and pine branches, lg. to 10 3/4 in. More ...

English Embroidered Panel

English Embroidered Panel

Auction:
2631B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2013
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$738$600

English Embroidered Panel, second half 17th/early 18th century, depicting a central seated figure playing the lyre and surrounded by recumbent animals and insects, with figures representing the four More ...

After Paul Schmidt-Felling (German, 1835-1920)       Bronze Figure of a Boy Smoking a Cigarette

After Paul Schmidt-Felling (German, 1835-1920) Bronze Figure of a Boy Smoking a Cigarette

Auction:
2631B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2013
Lot:
655
Sold for:
$185$150

After Paul Schmidt-Felling (German, 1835-1920) Bronze Figure of a Boy Smoking a Cigarette, cast wearing lederhosen with one hand in his pocket and the other lighting the cigarette in his mouth, More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$84,000$70,000

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 April 1837. One folded wove paper bifolium inscribed on four pages, congressional stationery. To Elijah Hayward (1786-1864), thanking More ...

Marulo, Marco (1450-1524)   Opera circa L'Institutione del Buono, e Beato Vivere

Marulo, Marco (1450-1524) Opera circa L'Institutione del Buono, e Beato Vivere

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$615$500

Marulo, Marco (1450-1524) Opera circa L'Institutione del Buono, e Beato Vivere. Venice: Bindoni, 1574. Quarto, contemporary ownership inscriptions on title, some spotting to preliminary leaves, More ...

Parrish, Lydia. Slave Songs of Georgia Sea Islands

Parrish, Lydia. Slave Songs of Georgia Sea Islands

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$97$80

Parrish, Lydia. Slave Songs of Georgia Sea Islands. New York: Creative Age Press, 1942. First edition, inscribed by the author on the half-title, in illustrated publisher's cloth with damaged dust More ...

Group of Ronson Mid-century Silver-plated Lighters and Accessories

Group of Ronson Mid-century Silver-plated Lighters and Accessories

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2012
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$148$125

Group of Ronson Mid-century Silver-plated Lighters and Accessories, a "Queen Anne" wick lighter, cigarette urn, and tray, a "Georgian" lighter, and a "Decanter" lighter, ht. to 4 1/2 in. More ...

Two 18kt Gold Figural Brooches

Two 18kt Gold Figural Brooches

Auction:
2601B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 12, 2012
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Two 18kt Gold Figural Brooches, a lobster and horseshoe crab, with diamond melee accents, the horseshoe crab with ruby melee eyes, 17.5 dwt, each lg. 1 3/4 in. More ...

Seven Assorted Country Decorative Items

Seven Assorted Country Decorative Items

Auction:
2587M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2012
Lot:
813
Sold for:
$296$250

Seven Assorted Country Decorative Items, a painted star-decorated lidded wooden box, a compass star and leaf pattern hooked rug, geometric hooked rug, a wood stool, a rustic washboard and paddle, More ...

Three Northwest Items

Three Northwest Items

Auction:
2580M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 19, 2012
Lot:
600
Sold for:
$207$175

Three Northwest Items, a horn spoon (damaged), a model paddle, and a model dog sled. More ...

Six Glass and Sterling Silver Smoking Items with Six Cigar Cutters and Holders

Six Glass and Sterling Silver Smoking Items with Six Cigar Cutters and Holders

Auction:
2576M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 15, 2011
Lot:
1320
Sold for:
$148$125

Six Glass and Sterling Silver Smoking Items with Six Cigar Cutters and Holders, three colorless art glass cigar ashtrays, a pair of sterling silver match urns, a glass cigarette ashtray, one ashtray More ...

Two 14kt Gold Smoking Articles

Two 14kt Gold Smoking Articles

Auction:
2575B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 06, 2011
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$3,792$3,200

Two 14kt Gold Smoking Articles, a cigarette box and matchbook case, each elaborately engraved with rampant lions, box signed Marcus & Co., 81.3 dwt. More ...

(Slavery Question and the Kansas-Nebraska Controversy, United States Senate)

(Slavery Question and the Kansas-Nebraska Controversy, United States Senate)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
698
Sold for:
$593$500

(Slavery Question and the Kansas-Nebraska Controversy, United States Senate), Collection of sixteen printed speeches collected by James Henry Hammond, US Senator from South Carolina, 1857-1860, More ...

Six Assorted Uncarved Pipes

Six Assorted Uncarved Pipes

Auction:
2566B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 15, 2011
Lot:
583
Sold for:
$178$150

Six Assorted Uncarved Pipes, five meerschaum, the first with large bowl and fitted case, ht. 2 3/4; another with spherical ball and fitted smoking case, ht. 2 3/4; the third with scrolled gold band More ...

Vienna Cold Painted Bronze Figural Inkstand

Vienna Cold Painted Bronze Figural Inkstand

Auction:
2566B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 15, 2011
Lot:
714
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Vienna Cold Painted Bronze Figural Inkstand, Austria, late 19th/early 20th century, modeled as a tree trunk with a squirrel smoking a pipe, hinged lid, ht. 3 1/4 in. More ...

Four Carved Meerschaum Pipes

Four Carved Meerschaum Pipes

Auction:
2566B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 15, 2011
Lot:
968
Sold for:
$368$300

Four Carved Meerschaum Pipes, a man's head with porcelain eyes, in fitted smoking case, ht. 3; a human skull, ht. 2; a bearded man in a nightcap with gold band, ht. 1 3/4; and a young woman with a More ...

Twelve Early 19th Century Printed Mostly Political Pamphlets and Booklets

Twelve Early 19th Century Printed Mostly Political Pamphlets and Booklets

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 12, 2011
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$153$125

Twelve Early 19th Century Printed Mostly Political Pamphlets and Booklets, regarding slavery, succession, etc. More ...

Handwritten Alabama Claim for Payment Due for 1860s Medical Treatment of Slaves   Owned by L.J. Watkins

Handwritten Alabama Claim for Payment Due for 1860s Medical Treatment of Slaves Owned by L.J. Watkins

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 12, 2011
Lot:
305
Sold for:
$237$200

Handwritten Alabama Claim for Payment Due for 1860s Medical Treatment of Slaves Owned by L.J. Watkins, filed October 1865 by Dr. W.E. Murphey. More ...

Two Bamboo Snuff Bottles

Two Bamboo Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2549B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 04, 2011
Lot:
1368
Sold for:
$3,675$3,000

Two Bamboo Snuff Bottles, China, both of flattened rounded shape, the larger one in the shape of two peaches borne on leafy sprigs, with stoppers, lg. 1 7/8, 2 1/2 in. More ...