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The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts. by KENNEDY, John F

c.1945-63. Outside of Bobby, President Kennedy had one really close friend and that was Dave Powers" - the David Powers collection of JFK's speeches and manuscripts prior to the Presidency Together 73 items, autograph and manuscript material as individua...

From Peter Harrington

£375,000.00


Elementa Geometriae. by EUCLID

Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, , 1482. The oldest mathematical textbook still in common use today Chancery folio (285 x 204 mm), 137 unnumbered leaves, without the final blank. Modern vellum. Housed in custom brown crushed morocco solander box with titles in gi...

From Peter Harrington

£150,000.00


Questiones super duos libros Peri hermenias Aristotelis …. by DULLAERT, Jean, of Ghent [also known as Johannes Dullardus de Gandavo]

[Colophon] Salamanca, (Juan de Porras), 1517.. First edition in this form. Folio (29.5 x 20 cm.), contemporary blind-tooled morocco over boards, complex interlacing roll alternating with rows of circular punches between sets of 3 parallel lines; expertly...

From Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books

$108,000.00


Opera Mathematica ..in unum volumen congesta. by SHONER, JOHANNES

Nuremberg: Johann Montanus & Ulrich Neuber, 1551.Folio ( 320 x 200mm) , 3 Parts in one volume, Early Citron Morocco Gilt, Gilt Crest of the Duke of Devonshire on Upper and Lower Covers, title printed in red and black, woodcut ornament on title-page, port...

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£75,000.00


The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Erebus & Terror, Under the Command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross…During the Years 1839-1842. by RICHARDSON, JOHN & JOHN EDWARD GRAY

London: E.W. JANSON, 1844–1875FIRST EDITION, 7 parts in 2 volumes, 4to (300 x 240mm.), lithographed polar map hand-coloured in outline, 5 sectional titles, 198 lithographed plates, comprising: mammals (63 plates, 17 coloured by hand), birds (37 plates a...

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£70,000.00


Il Disegno del Discoperto della Noua Franza. by FORLANI, PAOLO & ZALTIERI, BOLOGNINO

Double-page engraved map of North America on watermarked laid paper. 260 x 390mm margins to the platemark, a Strong Fine Impression, inlaid Lafreri-style to a larger sheet 550 x 740mm,. Second state with Venetijs aeneis formis Bolognini Zalterij Anno MDL...

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£50,000.00


Hemispheriu ab Aequinoctiali Linea, ad Circulu Poli Arctici. Hemispheriu ab Aequinoctiali Linea, ad Circulu Poli Atarctici. by DE JODE,CORNELIS

One of the Finest Sixteenth Century World Maps. Fine dark impression of Cornelis De Jode's double hemisphere map of the world on a polar projection, First Edition, Antwerp 1593, [520 x 320mm] De Jode's map is one of only a few 16th Century maps of the wor...

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£38,000.00


$54,000.00


Fauna Boreali-Americana, or, The Zoology of the Northern Parts of British America: containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N. by RICHARDSON, SIR JOHN, WILLIAM SWAINSON & William Kirby

London: John Murray, Richard Bentley and Josiah Fisher, 1829- 1837, 4 vols, 4to, (275 x 200mm), Contemporary red half morocco gilt, with 110 engraved plates of which 72 are hand-coloured, a very nice large uncut copy. Scarce Complete Copy of the First Edi...

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£35,000.00


Plano Geometrico de la Imperial noble y leal Ciudad de Mexico, by LOPEZ, Tomas

Madrid,, 1785.. 860 by 1100mm. (33.75 by 43.25 inches).. Engraved map, printed on four sheets, joined. Tomas Lopez de Vargas Machuca (1731-1802) was a Spanish publisher and the leading cartographer of the age. He studied with Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'...

From Daniel Crouch Rare Books

£30,000.00


Fauna Boreali-Americana, or, The Zoology of the Northern Parts of British America: containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R.N. by RICHARDSON, SIR JOHN, WILLIAM SWAINSON & William Kirby

London: John Murray, Richard Bentley and Josiah Fisher, 1829- 1837, 4 vols, 4to, (275 x 200mm), Contemporary red half morocco gilt, 2 vols rebacked replacing original spines, with 110 engraved plates of which 72 are hand-coloured, a very nice large uncut ...

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£30,000.00


A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and round the World...performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795, in the Discovery sloop of war, and armed tender Chatham... by VANCOUVER, GEORGE

First Edition London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, and J. Edwards, 1798. First edition. Three quarto volumes (330 x 250 mm.) plus folio atlas volume (570 x 430 mm), uniformly bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, rebacked, text volume...

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£30,000.00


Historia da America Portugueza, desde o anno de mil e quinhentos …. by PITTA, Sebastião da Rocha

Lisboa Occidental, Joseph Antonio da Sylva, 1730.. FIRST EDITION. Folio (31 x 21.5 cm.), contemporary speckled calf (somewhat rubbed, wear to corners; small piece missing at top of spine; short cracks to joints), spine richly gilt in seven compartments, ...

From Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books

$42,000.00


Views in the Himala Mountains by FRASER James Baillie 1783-1856

Bond Street: Rodwell & Martin, 1820 First edition of the finest illustrated work on the Himalayas. Complete. In modern half red morocco over green paper covered boards, original red morocco gilt title label, elaborate gilt tooling to both upper a...

From Madoc Books (ABA-ILAB)

£29,000.00


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