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Printed Books including Science; December 16, 1998; Sale Number 8189
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Printed Books including Science; December 16, 1998; Sale Number 8189

By Christie's East

New York: Christie's, 1998. 49 pp. 221 lots. Illustrated in BW. Excellent full-page frontis reproduction of engraved frontis of Sir Isaac Newton, Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, London, Innys, 1726. . Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$18.00

A Selection of Incunabula; 7 December 2004; Sale 5509
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A Selection of Incunabula; 7 December 2004; Sale 5509

By Christie's South Kensington

57 pp. 220 lots. Bibliography. Nicely Illustrated. A selection of lots: Vicentius Bellovacensis, Venice, 1493; Ovidus, Venice 1499; Paulus Pergulensis, Venice, 1491; Paulus de Castro, Nuremberg, 1485; Bible in Latin, Venice, 1483; Biblia Latina, Venice, 1487-88; Biblia Latina, Basel, 1491; Augustinus, Venice, 1486, Augustinus de Ancona, Rome, 1479, Appian of Alexandria, Venice, 1477; Ambrosius, Augsburg, 1476.

$22.00

Fine music and continental manuscripts: the collection of the late Dr Felix Salzer and Mrs Hedwig Salzer
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Fine music and continental manuscripts: the collection of the late Dr Felix Salzer and Mrs Hedwig Salzer

By Sotheby's; Novack, Saul; Schacter, Carl

London: Sotheby's, 1990 53 lots. Including the autograph manuscript of the first movement of Beethoven's cello sonata in A major, op. 69; L. van Beethoven, autograph letter to Bettina von Arnim; signed first edition of Fidelio; W.A. Mozart, autograph manuscript of the rondo for piano, K 494; F. Schubert, autograph letter to Franz von Schober. . Wraps. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.10

The Library of George Cosmatos: Part 1; 23 March 2005; Sale L05400
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The Library of George Cosmatos: Part 1; 23 March 2005; Sale L05400

By Sotheby's London

London: Sotheby's London, 2005. 254 pp. 522 lots. A tiny bump to top fore edge corner. Part One, London only. Session One: English and American Literature, Children's Books, History and Science: Seventeenth Century: Lots 1-8; Eighteenth Century: Lots 9-17; Nineteenth Century: Lots 18-191; Session Two: Twentieth Century Lots 192-438; including film Lots 270-194; Cookery, Lots 439-441; Art and Art Reference Lots 442-449; Continental and World Literature, Lots 450-522. Cosmatos received the Golden Raspberry Award in 1985 for directing Rambo: First Blood Part II. Nicely illustrated, with photos of the filmmaker.. Illustrated Wraps. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

Music: 20 May 2005; Sale LO5404

London: Sotheby's London, 2005. 184 pp. 187 lots. 130 Illustrations, many of autograph musical manuscripts. Light bumping to corners, otherwise fine. Including mss. and scores by Albinoni, Auber, C.P.E. Bach, J. C. Bach, Barber, Bartok, Beethoven, Belli, Berg, Berlin, Berlioz, Bizet, Boccherini, Brahms, Britten, Bruch, Campra, Caruso, Chopin, Copland, Francois Couperin, Delius, Diaghilev, Donato, Donizetti, Dukas, Dvorak, Dutilleux, Elgar, Gershwin, Gluck, Gounod, Grechaninov, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Henze, Joachim, Kirnberger, Liszt, Mahler, Marais, Marenzio, Marcello, Mendelssohn, Messiaen, Milhaud, Monteverdi, Moszkowski, Mozart, Offenbach, Paganini, Pergolesi, Prelleur, Piccinni, Puccini, Purcell, Quilter, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Reger, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rossini, Florent Schmitt, Schoenberg, Schubert, Schumann, Sibelius, Spohr, Strauss, Tauber, Tessarini, Tippett, Verdi, Cosima Wagner, Richard Wagner, von Weber, Wolf-Ferrari, Zacconi. Highlights: the autograph ms. of von Weber's Second Piano Concerto No. 2 in E flat was esitmated at 250,000-300,000 GBP, and although apparently not used for any edition of the piano concerto did not sell. Three illustrations from this beautiful 78 pp. ms. The manuscript of Schubert's Violin Sonata in D major, D.384, with extensive cancellations alterations and additions sold for 215,200 GBP. A rare autograph manuscript of Handel, an unknown aria, the first autograph ms. of Handel to appear at auction in 40 years sold for 120,00 GBP. A sketch leaf of Beethoven's Octet for two oboes, two clarinets, two horns and two bassoons Op.103 and for the Piano Trio Op.1 no.3 and for several other unidentified works, containing several hitherto unknown themes and ideas by Beethoven, consisting of maybe 100 bars, recto and verso, is one side here illustrated full page. Schubert's manuscript in parts for the String Quartet in C, D.46, which is claimed to be the primary source for the first publication sold for 60,000 GBP.. Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Important Botanical Books from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; Sale Number 1169; 18 December 2002
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Important Botanical Books from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; Sale Number 1169; 18 December 2002

New York: Christie's, 2002. 224 pp. 132 items. A ding to the bottom fore edge corner, lightly visible as a shallow bend on pp. 1-40. A small bump to top fore edge corner, else fine. Lushly illustrated, every item illustrated, many with full-page color, plus extra illustrations inside and outside front and back covers. . Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$112.97

English Literature and Children's Books; 22 October 1992; Sale No. 4893
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English Literature and Children's Books; 22 October 1992; Sale No. 4893

By Christie's

London: Christie's, London, 1992. 101 pp. 548 lots. Pages lightly tanned toward top edge, otherwise fine. English Literature: The John Bowden Collection of 18th Century books and bindings in remarkably fine condition; Shakepeare's Henry IV part I 1639; an unrecorded variant of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey 1818, and an important Samuel Mearne Binding with an original fore-edge painting. Children's books: from the Collection of Eric Quayle, Esq. Including: The first English edition of Pinocchio 1892; Lamb's Tales of Shakespeare 1809, Travels of Tom Thumb 1746.. Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.00

The Earle J. Bernheimer Collection of First Editions of American Authors: Including His Remarkable Collection of the Writings of Robert Frost
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The Earle J. Bernheimer Collection of First Editions of American Authors: Including His Remarkable Collection of the Writings of Robert Frost

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1950. 80 pp. 404 lots. Edges of wraps with wear and soiling, a light stain to fore edge, else fine. Lots 64 to 293 are devoted to Robert Frost. Reproduced herein: Inscription by Robert Frost in the unique copy of his first book; Inscription of L. Frank Baum, Chicago 1900, autograph copy of the poem, The Pasture, signed Robert Frost; and more. Other lots include Eugene Field, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and James Whitcomb Riley. . Wraps. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.97

The Collection of George Cosmatos; 31 March 1998; Sale LN8199
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The Collection of George Cosmatos; 31 March 1998; Sale LN8199

London: Sotheby's London, 1998. unpag., index. 488 lots. Light bumping to corners, mostly unnoticeable creasing and rubbing to wraps. Over 150 illustrations in black and white. A comprehensive collection of autograph materials with many from art, music, film, Egypt, Russia, and popular culture. Including Aiken, Tsarina Alexandra, Andrews sisters, Apollo XI, Asquith, Astaire and Rogers, Audubon, Bach, Bartok, Baudelaire, Beardsley, Bergman, Berlioz, Bierstadt, Bizet, Eubie Blake, Blixen, Bonnard, Bonnie and Clyde, Borodin, Brahms, Brando, Braque, Britten, Browning, Bukowski, E. R. Burroughs, James Cain, Calder, Caldwell, Carroll, Casals, Casanova, Cassatt, Cavafy, Cezanne, Chagall, Chandler, Chaplin, Chayefsky, Clemens, Cocteau, Colette, Conrad, Copland, Coppola, Corot, Courbeet, Crawford, Cruikshank, Cukor, Cummings, Curie, Dahl, Darwin, Debussy, Degas, Delacroix, Delibes, Dillinger, Douglass, A. C. Doyle, Dubuffet, Dufy, Durrell, Edison, Einstein, Eisenhower, Eisenstein, Elgar, Eliot, Enola Gay, de Falla, Fellini, Ferrari, Flash Gordon, Flaubert, Fred Flintstone, G., H., and J. Ford, Freud, Garbo, Gauguin, Gershwin, Goldwyn, Gottshalk, Gounod, Goya, Grandma Moses, Zane Grey, Grieg, Griffiths, Haggard, Hammett, Handy, Hanna and Barbera, Hawkes, Haydn, Hemingway, Hearst, Hellman, Hemingway, Hepburn, Hesse, Hoover, Huston, Huxley, Ingres, Janecek, Jung, Kandinsky, Klee, Klimt, Kokoschka, Kollwitz, Lafayette, Lagerlof, Lawrence, Liszt, Lubistch, Lucas, Lumiere, Luther, Melies, Magritte, Mahler, Mata Hari, Mendelssohn, Miro, Munch, Mussolini, Nasser, Nightingale, Nixon, O'Hara, O'Keefe, Offenbach, Paganini, Pagnol, Parrish, Pasternak, Pasteur, Poe, Porter, Pound, Preminger, Prokofiev, Puccini, Rackham, Rasputin, Ravel, Redon, A. Renoir, J. Renoir, Buddy, Rich, Riefenstahl, T. Roosevelt, Rothko, Roualt, Sabatini, Saint-Saens, Satie, Schliemann, Schoenberg, Seeger, Shelley, Shostakovich, Signac, Sisley, Smetana, Sousa, Steiglitz, Stoker, Strauss, Stravinsky, Strindberg, Tarzan, Tchaikovsky, Tennyson, Mother Teresa, Thackeray, Tolkein, Tolstoy, Tom and Jerry, Toscanini, Tracey, Truffaut, Utrillo, van Gogh, Varese, Vangelis, Victoria, Wagner, Weill, Weissmuller, Welles, Whistler, Yeats, Zaimis, Zannuck, Zapata, Zola, and many more. . Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana; 14 June 2005; Sale No. 1534
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Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana; 14 June 2005; Sale No. 1534

By Christie's

New York: Christie's, New York, 2005. 311 pp. 482 lots. Many excellent illustrations in color including full page reproductions of both Alexander Wilson's and Audubon's Carolina Parrot or Parakeet. . Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.00

Bibliotheque Litteraire Charles Hayoit: Cinqieme et Derniere Partie; 30 Novembre 2005; Sale PF5024
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Bibliotheque Litteraire Charles Hayoit: Cinqieme et Derniere Partie; 30 Novembre 2005; Sale PF5024

By Sotheby's Paris

Paris: Sotheby's Paris, 2005. 240 pp. 230 lots. Ex Lib. premier American rare book library. Library pocket inside front wraps containing prices realized. Stamp of library and acquisition date on TOC page. Light bumping to corners, evidence of dampness on rear bottom corner not visible on wraps, extending only into Sotheby's boilerplate. P.O. has annotated a few lots in ink. Still looks good, with all its faults. Livres Anciens, Lots 1-21; Livres du XIXe siecle, Lots 22-173; Livres du Xe siecle, 174-230. . Illustrated Wraps. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

Libri e Manoscritti; Firenze; 23 Novembre 1989
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Libri e Manoscritti; Firenze; 23 Novembre 1989

Florence, Italy: Sotheby's, 1989. unpag. Lots 1001-1327. Sticker shadow on front, otherwise fine. Josephus Flavius; Klauber, Historiae biblicae veteris et novi testamenti; Chagall-Malraux, Et sur le terre, one of 25; Capoferro, Gran simulacro dell'arte, e del-l'uso della scherma, Siena, 1610; and more.. Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.00

Photographica 3; January 22-23, 1977; Sale 125, 126
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Photographica 3; January 22-23, 1977; Sale 125, 126

San Francisco, CA: California Book Auction Co., 1977. unpag. 641 items. 16 pp. illus., front and back of wrapper illustrated. Prices realized included. Bumping to corners, soiling, a small catalog sticker at bottom of spine. Inside unmarked. Lots 1-108: Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Miniature Cases; Lots 109-146: Cartes-de-Visite, Cabinet Cards, Tintypes; Lots 147-214: Albums and Books with Original Photographs; Lots 250-354: Nineteenth Century Photographs; Lots 355-456: Stereographic Views; Lots 457-499F: Books, Historical, Glass Slides, Equipment; Lots 500-641: Twentieth Century Photographs.. Illustrated Wraps. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Collection of Paul Hyde Bonner; First Editions and Manuscripts of Outstanding Importance. Sold by His Order; Sale Number 4086
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Collection of Paul Hyde Bonner; First Editions and Manuscripts of Outstanding Importance. Sold by His Order; Sale Number 4086

New York: American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc., 1934. 67 pp. 286 lots. Chipping and soiling to wraps, else very good. ''Blake's Visions of the Daughters of Albion and the autograph manuscript of Genesis; Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson with a leaf of the original autograph ms.; Lamb's Essays of Elia: Presentation copy to John Clare; corrected proof sheets of Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom; First Editions of Keats' Poems & Poe's Poems; and other outstandingly important first editions and manuscripts.'' B&W frontis, TP Visions of the Daughters of Albion ''plates superbly finished by William Blake in opaque pigments and watercolor [Number 11].'' Also, ms. pp. of TE Shaw and Boswell reproduced.. Wraps. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.97

Printed Books; 7 March 2002; Sale No. 9334
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Printed Books; 7 March 2002; Sale No. 9334

By Christie's

South Kensington: Christie's, South Kensington, 2002. 64 pp. 219 lots. Lots 1-45: Art reference and modern illustrated books; 46-61: Maps and atlases; 62-115: Travel and natural history books; 116-176: Continental books, including incunabula; 177-219: English books. . Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$14.00

A California Private Collection, Including Science, Medicine and Travel, Sale N07776, 20, 21 May 2002
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A California Private Collection, Including Science, Medicine and Travel, Sale N07776, 20, 21 May 2002

Sotheby's, 2002. 292 pp. 624 lots. Sale Total: 1,666,129 USD. More than 100 illustrations. Lots include: Acosta, José de; Adams, George; Ampère, André-Marie, and Others; Ambrogio, Teseo; Archimedes; Bacon, Francis; Bartholomaeus Anglicus; Barton, William P.C.; Beaumont, William; Beckmann, Johann; Bernoulli, Daniel; Bishop, R. H.; Boorde, Andrew; Borel, Pierre; Boyle, Robert; Brahe, Tycho; Bruele, Gualtherus; Cardano, Girolamo; Cassini, Jacques; Copernicus, Nicolaus; Cowper, William; Cudworth, Ralph; Curie, Marie; Darwin, Charles; Davy, Humphrey; Descartes, René; Dickson, R.W. [pseud. Alexander Mcdonald]; Diderot, Denis, and Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, editors; Diophantus of Alexandria; Dodson, James; Dürer, Albrecht; Einstein, Albert; Euclid; Euclid (trans. Edmund Scarburgh); Euler, Leonhard; Eustachius, Bartolomaeus; Fabry Von Hilden, Wilhelm; Fludd, Robert; Fontenelle, Bernard; Fourier, Jean Baptise Joseph; Franklin, Benjamin; Fracastoro, Giralamo; Galilei, Galileo; Gallucci, Giovanni Paolo; Gauss, Karl Friedrich; Glandorp, Matthias; Grew, Nehemiah; Guericke, Otto Von; Hamelin-Bergeron, P.; Harris, John; Hooke, Robert, ed.; Humboldt, Alexander Von; Hutton, Charles, George Shaw, and Richard Pearson; Ivory, James; Jacobus de Voragine; James, William; Kersey, John; Kircher, Athanasius; Laennec, René Théophile Hyacinthe; Laplace, Pierre Simon; l'Ecluse, Charles de; Lister, Martin; Martin, Benjamin; Maxwell, James Clerk; May, Edward; Mayer, Johann Tobias; Maynwaring, Everard; Mercuriale, Girolamo; Minkowski, Hermann; Moore, Jonas; Morgagni, Giovanni Battista; Mucagatta, Philippus; Napier, John; Newton, Isaac; Nightingale, Florence; Ortega, Juan de; Osler, William; Oughtred, William; Paracelsus; Pasteur, Louis; Pergaeus, Apollonius; Petrarca, Francesco; Priestley, Joseph; Rees, Abraham; Johannes Arculanus; Riccati, Vincenzo and Hieronymus Saladini; Riolan, Jean; Roesel Von Rosenhof, August Johann; Rohault, Jacques; Rouppe, Ludovicus; Ruini, Carlo; Russell, Bertrand; Salusbury, Thomas; Schott, Gaspar; Selenus, Gustavus (pseud. of Augustus II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg); Solinus, Caius Julius; Sprat, Thomas; Stephenson, John, and John Morss Churchill; Sturgeon, William; Trithemius, Johannes; Vesalius, Andreas; Warren, Erasmus; Wasson, Valentina Pavlovna and R. Gordon Wasson; Weston, Thomas; Wilkins, John; Wilson, Alexander; and Charles Lucien Bonaparte; Wirtzung, Christoph; Young, Thomas; Abel, Clarke; Addison, Charles G.; Alexander, William; Bankes, Thomas; Barrow, John; Bennett, Frederick D.; Benzoni, Firolamo (trans. Urbain Chauveton); Berkley, George; Blome, Richard; Bonne, Rigobert; Bordone, Benedetto; Bougainville, Louis Antoine De; Britton, John; Bruce, James; Burney, James; Burton, Richard, Sir; Byron, George Anson, Captain Lord; Chardin, John; Churchill, Awnsham & John; Clavigero, Francesco Saverio (trans. Charles Cullen); Collins, David; Commelin, Isaac; Cook, James (trans. Jean Nicolas DÉmeunier); Coxe, William; Crèvecoeur, Michel de; Delano, Amasa; de Marigny, Augier; Diaz Del Castillo, Bernal; Dillon, Peter; Du Halde, Jean-Baptiste (trans. Richard Brookes); Emory, William; Evelyn, John; Exquemelin, Alexandre Olivier; Fer, Nicolas de; Forbes, Alexander; Freycinet, Rose de; Frezier, (Amédée François); Froissart, Jean; Gage, Thomas; Gerning, Johann Isaak Von; Hall, Basil; Hardouin, E., and W. L. Ritter; Hardy, R. W. H.; Harral, Thomas; Harris, John; Henry, Alexander; Humboldt, Alexander; Hunnewell, James; Hutton, William; Imago Mundi; Kaempfer, Engelbert (trans. J. G. Scheuchzer); Keppel, Major George (Earl of Albemarle); Kercheval, Samuel; Kircher, Athanasius; Knox, John; Kotzebue, Otto Von; Lahontan, Louis Armand, Baron de; La Pérouse, Jean François de Galaup, Comte de; Le Brun, Corneille; Lepsius, Richard; Magalotti, Lorenzo; Magnus, Olaus; Mapei, Camillo; Mayer, Luigi; Meares, John (trans. J. B. L. J. Billecocq); Mendes Pinto, Fernando; Meurs, Johannes Van; Montanus, Arnoldus (trans. John Ogilby); Morier, James; Moryson, Fynes; Neale, Adam; Nieuhoff, Jan; Ogilby, John; Osborne, Thomas; Pallas, P. S. (peter Simon); Phillip, Arthur; Portlock, Nathaniel; Purchas, Samuel; Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir; Ramusio, Giovanni Battista; Ray, John, Editor; Raynal, Guillaume Thomas François (trans. J.O. Justamond); Richardson, John, Sir; Sandys, George; Shackleton, Ernest Henry; Shilliber, John, Lieutenant; Solis Y Ribadeneyra, Antonio de; Somer, Jan; Sparrman, Anders; Staunton, George; Stedman, John Gabriel; Stein, Marc Aurel, Sir; Strutt, Joseph; Sykes, P.M.; Thesaurus Geographicus; Thevenot, Jean de (trans. Archibald Lovell); Titsingh, Isaac; Tyson, James L.; Ulloa, Antonio de and Jorge Juan Y Santacilla; Wilkes, Charles; Yarranton, Andrew; Aa, Pieter Vander; À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott; Ackermann, Rudolph; Aesop (and John Ogilby); Aesop (and Phaedrus); Alken, Henry; Ames, Joseph; Ames, Joseph, and William Herbert; Ashendene Press; Bacon, Francis; Beardsley, Aubrey; Berkeley, George; Blackstone, William; Blake, William; Bloomfield, Robert; Bonanni, Filippo; Burgh, J.; Burns, Robert; Cartwright, William; Cather, Willa; Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de; Chaucer, Geoffrey; Chesterfield, Philip Dorner Stanhope, 4th Earl of; Churchill, Winston S., Sir; Clarendon, Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of; Clemens, Samuel Langhorne; Combe, William; Congreve, William; Cooper, James Fenimore; Cowley, Abraham; Crane, Walter; Dickens, Charles; Donne, John; Doyle, Arthur Conan; Du Choul, Guillaume; Dugdale, William; Dulac, Edmund; Dumas, Alexsandre; Durandus, Guillelmus; Ernesti, Johann Heinrich Gottfried; Estienne, Charles, and Jean LiÉbault; Ferrariis, Theophilus de; Fielding, Henry; Flint, William, Sir; Flores, Juan de; Foresti, Jacobo Philippo, de Bergamo; Godwin, William; Goltzius, Hubert; Grimaldi, Stacey; Grotius, Hugo; Haebler, Konrad; Hancarville, Pierre François Hugues de; Hardy, Thomas; Hawkins, John; Hobbes, Thomas; Holinshed, Raphael; Homer; Hood, Thomas; Horatius; Hugo, Victor; Hume, David; Hunter, Dard; Hyde, Thomas; Ireland, John; Ivchenko, Valerian; Jenkins, James; Johnson, Samuel; Kelmscott Press; Kingsley, Charles; Kircher, Athanasius; Lever, Charles; Levinson, Andre; Livius, Titus; Locke, John; Luckombe, Philip; Mather, Cotton; Montaigne, Michel Eyqyem de; Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat; Morand, Paul; More, Thomas; Morris, William; Nielsen, Kay; Orme, Edward; Ovidius Naso, Publius; Owen, Robert; Passeri, Giovanni Battista; Pepys, Samuel; Percy, Thomas; Philidor, F.D.; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista; Postel, Guillaume; Qu'ran; Rackham, Arthur; Resta, Sebastiano; Ricard de Montferrand, Auguste; Rogers, Samuel; Roosevelt, Theodore; Rousseau, Jean Jacques; Salvio, Allesandro; Sandburg, Carl; Scrope, William; Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de; Shakespeare, William; Siddons, Sarah; Spenser, Edmund; Strutt, Joseph; Swift, Jonathan; Tacitus, Publius Cornelius; Thoreau, Henry David; Treizsaurwein, Marx; Valadés, Diego.. Wraps. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Fine Books and Manuscripts including Americana; June 22, 1999; Sale NY7332
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Fine Books and Manuscripts including Americana; June 22, 1999; Sale NY7332

By Sotheby's

New York: Sotheby's New York, 1999. 392 pp. 462 lots. Light bumping to corners, otherwise fine. Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana (lots 1-162 including a letter to Rhode Island Governor William Greene dated 2 June 1781, signed by George Washington, which sold for $34,500); Modern Illustrated Books and Fine Bindings (lots 163-196 including Longus Daphnis & Chloe. Paris: Teriade, 1961, with 42 colored plates by Marc Chagall, binding by Paul Bonet.); A Selection of Fruit Books from the Library of Robert A. Nitschke (197-206 including a rare example of a ''tree peddler's'' specimen book, typical of those produced in Rochester, New York during the second half of the nineteenth century, which sold for $5,462); Property from the Botanical Library of Earl L. Murphy, M.D. (lots 247-267 including first edition of one of the earlist lithographed botanical books, limited to one hundred and fifty copies, which sold for $17,250.); Property of a Long Island Nurseryman (268-287 including John Parkinson Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris. London: Humfrey Lownes & Robert Young, 1629, the earlist inportant treatise on horticulture published in England, which sold for $10,925.); Natural History and Travel (lots 288-314 including Thomas L, McKenney and James Hall History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Philadephia: 1833-44, with 117 handcolored lithographed portrait plates, which sold for $85,000.); Fine Books and Manuscripts (lots 315-462 including Louis Armstrong, Jane Austen, Bemelmans, Boswell, Byron, Casals, Churchill, Dali, Dickens, Disraeli, Edison, Euclid, Euler, Freud, Frost, Buckminster Fuller, Robert Fulton, Galileo, Gauguin, Gershwin, William Godwin, Goethe, Gorey, Graham Greene, Zane Grey, Hawthorne, Heine, Hemingway, Alfred Jarry, Samuel Johnson, Melville, Mendelssohn, Milne, Margaret Mitchell, Marilyn Monroe, Perse, Picasso, Cole Porter, Puccini, Rousseau, Salinger, Shelley, Spenser, Stalin, Thackeray, Verlaine.). Also property from a Maryland family, Estate of Margaret Ormandy (wife of Eugene Ormandy), Press Secretary of the British Embassy, W. Cassell, Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, and Mrs. Joyce Maynard (Fourteen als from J.D. Salinger and the ms. of her first book, the lot sold for $156,500).. Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.00

Livres et Manuscrits; 15 Decembre 2004; Sale No. PF4013
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Livres et Manuscrits; 15 Decembre 2004; Sale No. PF4013

Paris: Sotheby's, Paris, 2004. 168 pp. 134 lots. Very light rubbing and bumping to corners. Highlights include: Cellulairement: 32 poèmes manuscrits autographes de Paul Verlaine which sold for 299,200 eu; A rare signed letter from Pietro Aretin to Cosme de Medici date Venise 18 Juin 1547 for 52,800 eu; A folio bible illustrated by Marc Chagall with 105 full-page eaux fortes, 48,000 eu; Cirque de l'etoile filante, Abroise Vollard with 17 eaux-fortes and 82 woodcuts by Georges Roualt, one of an in-folio edition of 215, for 42,000 eu; J.J. Rouseau, Oeuvres, La Botanique, 19 4to volumes with illustrations by Redoute apparently was not sold. . Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.00

93. Auktion: Kunstwissenschaftliche und andrer Literature: 11 Mai 1985
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93. Auktion: Kunstwissenschaftliche und andrer Literature: 11 Mai 1985

Munchen: Gallerie Wolfgang Ketterer Munchen, 1985. 83 pp. 957 lots. Allgemeine Kunstgeschichte lots 1-322; Glas, Keramik, Porzelian, lots 323-264; Zeitschriften und Jahrbucher, lots 365-406; Buchwesen und Bibliographien lots 407-428; Varia, lots 429-494; Kunstler Monographien lots 495-750; Schone Literatur und Illustrierte Bucher, lots 751-957. General Art History, Glass, Ceramic, Porcelain, Journals, Yearbooks, Bibliology, Bibliography, Artist's Monographs, Fine literature and illustrated books.. Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall:.

$15.00

The Renowned Library of the Late John A. Spoor; Part I - A-L; Public Sale April 26, 27, 28, at the Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1939
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The Renowned Library of the Late John A. Spoor; Part I - A-L; Public Sale April 26, 27, 28, at the Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1939

New York: Parke-Bernet, 1939. 202 pp. 618 lots. Rubbing and soiling to stiff wraps, a pencil annotation to cover. Wraps with small tears, notably at top and bottom of spine. Inside fine. Spoor's bookplate mounted into stamped impression on cover. First editions of English XVIII-XIX century and American XIX Century Authors; Autograph Letters and Manuscripts including the Famous Emma Isola Album. . Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

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