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Parian Bust of Petrarch

Parian Bust of Petrarch

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1207
Sold for:
$148$120

Parian Bust of Petrarch, late 19th century, (imperfections), ht. 15 in. More ...

Sharh-é Kashf' al-A'ayat, The Description of Revelation of Quranic Verses  , 1093 AH [1682 CE].

Sharh-é Kashf' al-A'ayat, The Description of Revelation of Quranic Verses , 1093 AH [1682 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
251
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Sharh-é Kashf' al-A'ayat, The Description of Revelation of Quranic Verses, 1093 AH [1682 CE]. Small octavo, manuscript on polished paper, text written within blue ink and gold border, text in black More ...

Slovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign].

Slovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$185$150

Slovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor's Campaign]. Moscow: Academia, 1934. Folio, illustrated by Ivan Golikov (1729-1805), edited by V. Rzhygoj and S. Shambinogo; text illustrated with ten 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 ...

Holinshed, Raphael (d. 1580?) A Fragment of the Chronicles  : Gerald of Wales's The Irish Historie.

Holinshed, Raphael (d. 1580?) A Fragment of the Chronicles : Gerald of Wales's The Irish Historie.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
93
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Holinshed, Raphael (d. 1580?) A Fragment of the Chronicles: Gerald of Wales's The Irish Historie. [London: at the expenses of Iohn Harison, George Bishop, Rafe Newberie, Henrie Denham, and Thomas More ...

Damascenus, Joannes (676-749) Historia de Vitis et Rebus Gestis SS. Barlaam Eremitae.

Damascenus, Joannes (676-749) Historia de Vitis et Rebus Gestis SS. Barlaam Eremitae.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1141
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Damascenus, Joannes (676-749) Historia de Vitis et Rebus Gestis SS. Barlaam Eremitae. Cologne: Ex Officina Birckmannica, 1593. 12mo, contemporary tooled parchment, worn, title page torn with loss More ...

Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374) Il Petrarcha con la Spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo.

Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374) Il Petrarcha con la Spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1225
Sold for:
$523$425

Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374) Il Petrarcha con la Spositione di M. Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. Venice: Giglio, 1553. Quarto, two titles printed within the same elaborate woodcut (second title for More ...

Fine Press, Limited Edition, Historic Facsimiles, Eleven Titles and One Broadside.

Fine Press, Limited Edition, Historic Facsimiles, Eleven Titles and One Broadside.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$123$100

Fine Press, Limited Edition, Historic Facsimiles, Eleven Titles and One Broadside. Including: Marion Mills Miller's The Greek Idyls, Lexington, Kentucky: Maxwelton, Co., 1926, numbered copy signed More ...

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam  , Signed by Edmund Dulac.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam , Signed by Edmund Dulac.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$431$350

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Signed by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1909]. Limited edition, copy number 83 of 750 signed by Dulac on the limitation page, illustrated with twenty tipped-in 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 ...

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Illustrated by Edmund Dulac, Trade Edition.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Illustrated by Edmund Dulac, Trade Edition.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1380
Sold for:
$308$250

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Illustrated by Edmund Dulac, Trade Edition. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d., circa 1909]. Large quarto, illustrated with twenty tipped-in color plates throughout, bound More ...

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam  , Signed by Edmund Dulac.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam , Signed by Edmund Dulac.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1381
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Signed by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1909]. Limited edition, copy number 83 of 750 signed by Dulac on the limitation page, illustrated with twenty tipped-in More ...

Flail

Flail

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2016
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Flail, Europe, c. 1650, iron-spiked wooden ball connected to a spiked hardwood handle by a chain, overall lg. 46 1/4 in. Provenance: Collection of George Snook, M.D. Literature: Illustrated More ...

Continental School, Early 20th Century       Bronze Figure of Dante

Continental School, Early 20th Century Bronze Figure of Dante

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
868
Sold for:
$400$325

Continental School, Early 20th Century Bronze Figure of Dante, leaning on a copy of Divina Comedia, ht. 17 in. More ...

Leather-bound Shahnameh   by Ferdowsi

Leather-bound Shahnameh by Ferdowsi

Auction:
2927B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 16, 2016
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Leather-bound Shahnameh by Ferdowsi, undated, with introduction composed by the Timurid prince Baysunghur Mirza, and two double pages with color and gold illuminations and text, the main body of the More ...

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962)      Set Design for Le Coq d'Or

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962) Set Design for Le Coq d'Or

Auction:
2896B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 13, 2016
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962) Set Design for Le Coq d'Or Unsigned, inscribed "1914" on the verso. Gouache on paper mounted to canvas, 22 x 37 in. (55.8 x 93.9 cm), More ...

Five Books

Five Books

Auction:
2842M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2015
Lot:
497
Sold for:
$98$80

Five Books, a Hippocrates Contractus, Edinburgh, 1685, Caleb Atwater's Remarks Made on a Tour to Prairie du Chien, Columbus, 1831, a Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, New York, and two volumes of Charles More ...

Framed Embossed and Painted Figural Panel after a Verse from The Rubaiyat of   Omar Khayyam

Framed Embossed and Painted Figural Panel after a Verse from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Auction:
2646M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2013
Lot:
811
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Framed Embossed and Painted Figural Panel after a Verse from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 19 3/4 x 33 in More ...

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) Three Volumes:

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) Three Volumes:

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
216
Sold for:
$431$350

Beardsley, Aubrey (1872-1898) Three Volumes: Malory's Morte D'Arthur. New York: Dutton, 1927, limited to 1600 copies, publisher's gilt cloth, t.e.g.; Fifty Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley,, New York, More ...

Two Framed Qur'an Pages

Two Framed Qur'an Pages

Auction:
2613B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Sep 21, 2012
Lot:
8
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Two Framed Qur'an Pages, 18th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, double-sided, black text with gold and polychrome roundel verse markers within gold borders, one with floral illuminated marginal More ...

Fine Press, Four Volumes:

Fine Press, Four Volumes:

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
947
Sold for:
$119$100

Fine Press, Four Volumes: Cary's William Morris, Poet, Craftsman, Socialist, [1902]; Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1899; Wolfe and McKenna's Louis Herman Kinder and Fine Bookbinding in More ...

Quran Page

Quran Page

Auction:
2583M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 16, 2012
Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$59$50

Quran Page, India, 18th century, ink and gilt on paper, double sided, 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. More ...

Illuminated Page from the Koran

Illuminated Page from the Koran

Auction:
2579B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 14, 2012
Lot:
631
Sold for:
$735$600

Illuminated Page from the Koran, likely Persia, 19th century, the central text within cloudwork on a gilt ground surrounded by foliate ornamentation, sight size 13 x 8 3/8 in. More ...

(Decameron in French)

(Decameron in French)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$178$150

(Decameron in French), Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375), Contes et nouvelles, Cologne: Jacques Gaillard, 1702, in two volumes, tree calf, with engraved chapter headers and Volume I with engraved More ...

Frost, Robert (1874-1963)

Frost, Robert (1874-1963)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
410
Sold for:
$337$275

Frost, Robert (1874-1963), West-Running Brook, New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1928], numbered 218 of 1000 copies, signed by Frost, with illustrations tipt in and signed by the artist J.J. More ...

Nine Assorted 19th/20th Century Book Titles

Nine Assorted 19th/20th Century Book Titles

Auction:
2565M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 12, 2011
Lot:
427D
Sold for:
$71$60

Nine Assorted 19th/20th Century Book Titles, including The Decameron of Boccaccio, three volumes, and five leathe-rbound titles. More ...

Four Miniature Paintings

Four Miniature Paintings

Auction:
2564B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 01, 2011
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$415$350

Four Miniature Paintings, India, 19th century, scenes of battles and courtly life, unframed, largest 13 x 8 in. More ...

Quran Page

Quran Page

Auction:
2549B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jun 02, 2011
Lot:
23
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Quran Page, India, 18th century, ink and gilt on paper, double sided, 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. More ...

(Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent (1872-1898), Illustrator)

(Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent (1872-1898), Illustrator)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$474$400

(Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent (1872-1898), Illustrator), Malory, Sir Thomas, fl. 1470, Morte Darthur, London: J. Dent, 1893-94, one of 1,500 copies, in two volumes, Vol. II with cover of original wrap More ...

Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) and Chalon, Louis, Illustrator

Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) and Chalon, Louis, Illustrator

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
474
Sold for:
$119$100

Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) and Chalon, Louis, Illustrator, The Decameron, London: privately printed, [c. 1906], two volumes, three-quarter vellum with gilt stamping, translated by J.M. Rigg, More ...