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Fine Books & Manuscripts

Sale 2730B

May 31, 2014

Boston


Fine Books & Manuscripts


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Auction & Specialist Information

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Web Site & Online Bidding

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Provenance

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Lots 1–416

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A Prominent Lowell, Massachusetts, Collector A Scholarly Falconry Collector from the South Shore of Massachusetts A Distinguished Medical Library of Nashville, Tennessee A Cape Cod Collector of Fine Books A Cape Ann, Massachusetts, Estate The Library of a Collector of the Beat Poets A Newport, Rhode Island, Estate A Fine Print Collection of Florida


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1 Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Signed Military Commission, 8 March 1796. Document printed on laid paper, completed by hand. Appointing Christopher Blanding (1756-1808) [of Rehoboth] Captain of a Company in the First Regiment of the Second Brigade, Fifth Division of the Massachusetts Militia. Shakily signed by Adams in the upper left margin, below the seal, countersigned by John Avery, separated into two pieces along the central vertical fold, the paper toned, slightly chipped, 13 1/4 x 9 in. $500-700 2 American Letters, Autograph Lot, Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910), William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), and Oliver Wendell Holmes Senior (1809-1894), Three Autograph Notes Signed. Three short notes, Howe’s and Bryant’s are postcards, the Holmes note is not, various sizes, 1877-1890. (3) $300-500

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3 Barnum, Phineas T. (1810-1891) Quit-Claim Deed, 15 October 1888. Single page pre-printed document, completed by hand on one side, docketed on the reverse. Relinquishing a certain parcel of property in Bridgeport, Connecticut to B.D. Pierce. Old folds, some toning, blind stamped by the Notary Public, 14 x 8 1/2 in. $500-700 4 Bill W. [aka] William Griffith Wilson (18951971) Typed Letter Signed, 27 July 1943. Two pages. To Forrist Haley accepting an invitation to visit his Alcoholics Anonymous group in Los Angeles. On the Alcoholic Foundation national headquarters letterhead, old folds, 8 1/2 x 11 in. “Your demonstration has shown that A.A. can spread over the face of the earth—and will. It is a wholesale miracle which makes us exclaim ‘What hath God wrought.’” $1,200-1,500

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5 Boston Committee of Correspondence, By Direction of the Committee of Correspondence for the Town of Boston. [Boston]: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, by Order of the Town of Boston, 1773. First and only edition, large format folio broadside, on a full sheet of laid paper, with a visible but difficult to discern watermark, and the counter-mark: LVC on the other half, text printed in four columns, signed at the top by William Cooper, Town Clerk, with the greeting, “Sir” added in manuscript in what looks like Cooper’s hand, old folds, the sheet toned, large margins, slight loss of one letter where folds intersect, 16 1/4 x 13 in. Anti-British sentiment was heating up at Faneuil Hall in March of 1773. At the meeting described in this broadside, Samuel Adams (1722-1803) reports that the Governor Thomas Hutchinson (1711-1780) declared to the General Assembly, “that the [last] meeting of the town was illegal in itself; that the town meeting representatives have no power to act upon any thing resolved at such a meeting, and that therefore the proceedings of the meeting were against the law; and that the principles advanced at the meeting “have a direct tendency to alienate the affections of the people from their sovereign.” Benjamin Franklin also refers to this series of events in his correspondence. In a letter to his son William, written from London on 6 April 1773, he says, “The Parliament is like to sit till the end of June, as Mr. [Samuel] Cooper tells me. I had thoughts of returning home about that time. The Boston Assembly’s answer to the governor’s speech, which I have just received, may possibly produce something here to occasion my longer stay.” $2,000-3,000


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6 Brown, John (1800-1859) Autograph Note Signed and Endorsed Check, 1 December 1859. Single page of lined paper, inscribed on one side, the original check set into the same sheet, a window cut in the letter to accommodate the check, with John Brown’s endorsement, naming his wife and son on the verso, and Mary Brown’s signature. The letter addressed to Edward Harris (1801-1872) of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, thanking him for sending a check for $100. Also included is a letter from George W. Mumford, Secretary State of the Commonwealth of Virginia, acknowledging receipt of the check; ink faded on the rectos of both letters and the check, all three documents matted and mounted together in a double-glazed frame. Brown wrote this note from prison in Charles Town, Virginia on the night before his execution. “My dear Sir, I only have time to say that your most kind & comforing [sic] letter of the 20th inst. enclosed Draft for $100, One Hundred Dollars & copies are received & to return you my earnest thanks. May God Allmighty reward you a Thousand fold. Your friend, John Brown.” Brown also refers to the receipt of Harris’s check in a letter to his family dated 30 November 1859. Brown was executed by hanging because of his participation in radical abolitionist activities that included arming enslaved people in an attempt to overthrow the practice of slavery in the American south. On 2 December 1859, he became a martyr for the abolitionist cause. $30,000-50,000

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7 Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Document Signed, 3 May 1858. Single wove paper page, with the Presidential seal in the lower right corner, countersigned by Secretary of State Lewis Cass (17821866). Nominating John J. Cisco (1806-1884) Assistant Treasurer of the United States and Treasurer of the Assay office for New York state. The paper clean, with old folds, matted and framed, slightly rumpled, 14 1/4 x 12 in. visible. $250-350 8 By the Governor. A Proclamation for a Publick Thanksgiving. Boston: Draper, 1773. Broadside, ESTC lists three copies in American libraries, two at the American Antiquarian Society, and one at the Massachusetts Historical Society, with a note on the back from a Reverend Smith of Weymouth, framed; and a collection of papers and ephemera, including three issues of the Whalemen’s Shipping List from 1853 and a few odd pages, and other documents. $200-300

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9 Celebrity Signatures: Paul Newman (19252008), Cary Grant (1904-1986), Truman Capote (1924-1984), and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (1908-1972). Softcover single-signature stapled pamphlet containing lyrics to songs, with textured metallic copper-colored paper covers, entitled Le Livre Chanson, published for the Normandy Village restaurant in Minnesota, mid-20th century, signatures in blue ink inside front cover, minor folds, marginal yellowing, slight loss of surface to covers, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. $500-700 10 Chamberlain, Joshua (1828-1940) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 June 1872. Folding bifolium, Bowdoin College letter paper, two pages, with matching holograph envelope. To H.H. Hobbs (1802-1884) judge, of South Berwick, Maine, advising him that Chamberlain has made an effort to induce a Bowdoin student to take the job of Preceptor at Berwick Academy, with no success, noting that other academies are offering greater salaries, viz., $1,200 a year. With folds, 9 x 5 1/2 in. folded. $800-1,200

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11 Chauncy, Charles (1705-1787) Small Archive of Printed and Manuscript Material. Including Jonathan Shipley’s (1714-1788) A Sermon Preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, Boston: Thomas & John Fleet, 1773, with Chauncy’s signature in the upper right corner; a defective copy of Chauncy’s A Sermon Occasion’d by the Present Rebellion in favour of the Pretender, Boston: Gookin, 1746, 38 pages only; a document in Chauncy’s hand, with his signature, 10 September 1761, concerning the resolution of a heated land dispute between Benjamin Greenleaf and Deacon Thomas Moody; and a single signature, twelve-leaf manuscript booklet containing sermons transcribed c. 1769. $300-500


12 Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Original Pen and Ink Drawing. Pen and ink sketch with ink wash identified as the work of Cummings by Hildegarde Watson in a printed note affixed to the board on which the drawing is mounted, depicting “Grandfather Watson,” James Sibley Watson Senior, the sheet mounted, toned, with some tears, 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. Cummings graduated from Harvard with Dr. James Sibley Watson Jr. (1894-1982) in 1916. Watson and his wife Hildegarde Lasell Watson (1888-1976), remained close friends of Cummings from that time onward. $1,500-2,500

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13 Cummings, Edward Estlin (1894-1962) Unpublished Manuscript Poem Signed with an “E,” 30 August 1916. Single page. Removed from a shipboard guest book belonging to Dr. James Sibley Watson Jr. (1894-1982) and Hildegarde Lasell Watson (1888-1976), their signatures precede his poem, two names appear on the verso, lightly toned around the edges, good, 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. James Sibley Watson Jr. and Cummings graduated together at Harvard in the year this poem was penned, and remained lifelong friends. The poem is signed with Cummings’s characteristically formed first initial; it is seemingly unpublished and was likely produced extemporaneously on the day of their marine outing. “As if the momentarily incautious reed Whence trembled a world’s doubtful soul and dim Should once remember the swift sylvan whim Of the first poet, —her spirit doth proceed From impertinent original deed Of the old maker, ocean; to whose slim Smooth body dawn uplifts a golden hymn, The younger stars recite their beckoning creed. This is her very self; wherefrom now springs The precise epic of amazing sun, Now the white lyric of the waking storm; Upon whose symmetry fleet hours perform Continuing miracle; her soul being one With beauty of all unbelievèd things.” $3,000-5,000

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14 Declaration of Independence. Washington, D.C.: engraved by W.J. Stone, [1833]. Folio broadside, printed on rice paper, formerly folded and included in Peter Force’s (1790-1868) American Archives, an accurate, actual-size facsimile of the original document, the plate produced by Stone in 1823, at which time it was published in an edition of 200 copies, appearing at that time with a different imprint; in this, the Force Declaration, the Stone imprint is in the bottom left quadrant, under the first column of signatures; this copy has old folds, some offsetting of the printed text, and a small stain in the left margin, touching one letter, small tear in the top quadrant center, where four folds intersect, and again near the bottom, in the center of John Hancock’s signature, no loss of paper, could be repaired from the verso without loss, minor crinkling along the margins, 25 1/2 x 29 in.

In 1820, fearing the state of preservation of the original Declaration of Independence, Secretary of State John Quincy Adams commissioned the engraver William J. Stone to create a full-size facsimile. After three years of work on the plate, Congress ordered the publication of 200 copies on parchment. This edition was produced after Peter Force purchased the plate, with a plan to include a folded version in his publication, American Archives. Subscription orders proved disappointing and Force saw his project cancelled by Secretary of State William Marcy in 1853. $18,000-20,000

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15 Dillinger, John (1903-1934) Wanted Poster, and Related Documents, Mid-March 1934. Division of Investigation wanted poster dated March 12, 1934, with Dillinger’s fingerprints, description, mug shots (from January 25, 1934), criminal record, list of aliases and signature, 8 x 8 in., on card, with old horizontal fold, two staples, and one set of old staple punctures, manuscript note of Dillinger’s aliases in pencil; with the accompanying letter, addressed to H.H. Bolds, Passport Agent in Boston, signed by Ruth Shipley (1885-1966) as head of the Passport Division of the United States Department of State, dated March 16, 1934, referring to the Dillinger wanted poster, 10 1/2 x 9 in., on State Department letterhead, with staple wounds corresponding to the wanted poster, bottom corners chipped, two old folds, some short closed marginal tears; and the original pink carbon card catalog created by the Passport Division

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when the poster was originally received, with an added manuscript note, “killed resisting officers of D. o. J., 1934,” 3 x 5 in. [and] Two wanted posters for Katherine Ann Power, 1978. (5) On March 14, 1934, Dillinger and his gang robbed the First National Bank in Mason City, Iowa, getting away with only $52,000. Dillinger was also shot in the shoulder on that day. Summer of 1934 proved to be Dillinger’s last season; he was famously brought down by the law outside the Biograph Theatre in Chicago on July 22. $700-900

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16 Documents, 18th to 20th Century. An assorted collection of documents, mostly from the 19th and 20th century, including receipts, notes, labels, land deeds, legal documents, letters, envelopes, some with postage, and other assorted and miscellaneous paper, in a box. $200-300

17 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 September 1916. Single sheet of wove paper inscribed on one side. To Colonel Green, thanking him for writing, acknowledging that he has seen the notes in the Sussex paper, and has found them helpful, adding that his account is taken from the official brigade report. Some slight toning on the left edge, 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. $300-500

18 Dudley, Joseph (1647-1720) Document Signed, 9 July 1703. Single sheet of laid paper, with docketing information on the verso, the text in a secretarial hand with Dudley’s signature below. Certifying that Francis Wainwright (1664-1711) of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Harvard class of 1686, has taken the Oath of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath of a Justice of the Peace for Essex County. Old folds, the sheet toned, slightly fragmentary along the folds, reinforced with tissue, chip with slight loss in blank bottom right corner, 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. Joseph Dudley (Harvard graduate, class of 1665) served as Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire in this period, from June 1702 to February 1715. He oversaw a tense period in colonial North American history, and was a controversial and divisive figure himself. During the summer of 1703, Dudley was engaged in an attempt to calm tensions rising between English and French settlers that would ultimately lead to Queen Anne’s War, one of the French and Indian Wars. He had just met with the Indians in Cascom Bay in June, without success. Joseph Dudley’s father was Massachusetts founder and four-time Governor of the colony, Thomas Dudley (1576-1653). $400-600

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19 Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) Signed Ticket to Amelia Earhart Day, Waterville Airport, 13 August 1934. Orange cardstock ticket, printed for BostonMaine Airways, inviting a Mrs. Ralph Gilmore to take a flight in a “B.M. tri-motored airliner,” on flight number eight at 11:10 am, with Earhart’s signature on the dotted line, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. Events like these allowed Earhart to fulfill her personal mission to encourage female participation in aviation. $500-700

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20 Ecclesiastical Wax Seals, Three, European, c. 1400-1600. Three seals originally attached to documents, one with silk threads attached, the other two with vestiges of parchment strip attachment; fingerprints on the versos of all three, one is oval-shaped, 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 in., with a seated Bishop flanked by two coats of arms, and formed of a light-colored wax; the other two are dark and round; the smaller is 2 1/2 in. and depicts Madonna and Child, flanked by two saints; and the larger (4 1/4 in.) seal depicts Saint Peter (with his key) in a gothic architectural framework, with a smaller counter-seal on the verso; all have wear and edge chips, the text around the edges is fragmentary. (3) $500-700

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21 Gandhi, Indira (1917-1984) Typed Letter Signed, 25 December 1968. Single page. To Professor John McAleer of Boston College, thanking him for his letter with references to Mahatma Gandhi and the Prime Minister’s father, and reinforcing the connection made by McAleer between the philosophies of Thoreau and of Mahatma Gandhi. On letterhead of the Prime Minister’s House in New Delhi, with the original typed envelope with red wax seal, folds, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. $300-500


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22 Gandhi, Mahatma (1869-1948) Signed Photograph, Additional Snapshot, and Letter from Amrit Kaur (1889-1964). Small (3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.) black and white photograph of Gandhi in profile, his hands pressed together in prayer, with the inscription, “Truth at all costs,” and his signature, the blue ink oxidized and faded; another small black and white snapshot of Gandhi being pulled in a rickshaw in a procession, titled “Bhulla Chien Desia” on the verso; and the letter originally sent by Amrit Kaur to John McAleer, accompanying the signed photograph, dated 1946, “Your long letter to Gandhiji has come and he has asked me to acknowledge it with many thanks. It is good that you have been in India and seen things for yourself and have come to love her. Humanity is the same the world over in whatever garb or color she may be clothed. Here, as elsewhere, we have much to be proud of and much to be sad about. Gandhiji’s message to you is ‘Truth at all costs.’ Could you have a better ‘phrase’ given to you in answer to your request? I return your photo duly signed. Yours sincerely, Amrit Kaur” with the envelope. $1,500-2,000

23 George III of the United Kingdom (17381820) Signed Military Commission, 8 June 1798. Single sheet of laid paper, sealed and stamped, with George III’s large signature in the top left corner, recto; inscribed on both sides and countersigned by William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738-1809) on the verso. Appointing John Humble as Ensign in the Regiment of the Bank of England Volunteers. Old folds, some toning, 12 1/4 x 8 in. This military group was formed in 1798 to protect the bank against a Napoleonic invasion. In 1798, the Duke of Portland was Home Secretary. $300-500

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24 Hammerstein, Oscar II (1895-1960) Signed Photograph. Large silver-gelatin photographic portrait of a young Hammerstein, in suit and tie. Signed to Lilly and Kaddy, undated. The image with a warm overall tone, some oxidation of the silver evident in the background and suit jacket, with the mark of the White Studio of New York, framed, 12 3/4 x 10 in. $400-600 25 Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) Signed White House Card. Undated card with an engraved image of the White House, children playing on the lawn, and Harrison’s signature below in brown ink, 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. $300-400

26 Has the War Ruined the Country? Lincoln Era Campaign Broadside. New York: National Union Executive Committee, Astor, [1865]. Folio broadside on wove paper, with headline, printed graphs and diagrams, and text in two columns below, imprint at foot, undated, early use of statistics in furtherance of a political campaign, several names inscribed on the verso, including multiple instances of “A. Lincoln,” “E. Frank,” Daniel Hall, Esquire (1832-1887), and mention of the town of Strafford, New Hampshire; Lincoln did visit Daniel Hall in Dover, New Hampshire, some years before this poster was produced, but it is unclear whether the names inscribed here are in fact the signatures of the men mentioned, or not; some old folds and tears to the sheet, toning, and a few spots, 16 x 9 in. “The Copperheads assert that the War has ruined the Country; that we can never pay our debt; and that the war has proved a failure. Look at these Diagrams, based on official records, and see if this is true.” $400-600

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27 Hawker, Harry George (1889-1921) Two Photographs, One Signed, 15 June 1920. Large-format, 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in., black-andwhite photograph of Hawker seated aboard a manually operated seaplane (or some other vehicle) in a lake, gripping the hand controls, wearing a suit; and a British photographic post card of Hawker, with the message “Kindly sign on opposite side of card” on the verso, and Hawker’s dated signature on the recto, 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.; the larger photograph mounted on board, with some damage to the left side, loss of surface, could be excluded easily by mat placement, the board itself damaged, toned. (2) Hawker was an Australian aviation pioneer. $500-700 27

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28 Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) The Inaugural Speech of Thomas Jefferson. [Boston]: Adams and Rhoades, the Chronicle Press, 1801. Broadside printed on silk, title centered above the text of the speech, which is printed in two columns separated by a type ornament border with the imprint concealed in the center, the fabric tacked to a pine board with hand-forged nails, the board formerly the back panel of the original frame, faded indecipherable period chalk inscription on the back of the wood, marginal tear in the upper left quadrant of the broadside, affecting several lines, hole with loss in the first paragraph, caused by the breaking of the glass in the now perished frame, and another hole just below the title, affecting one word in the date, a small cluster of holes in the lower left quadrant, other surface scratches and minor holes; the whole toned, discolored, and stained, 21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. Worldcat locates two copies of this edition, at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and at the Huntington Library. $4,000-6,000

29 Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Signed Photograph, Signed Bumper Sticker, and Two Framed Items. Black and white photograph of Kennedy sitting in a white convertible Lincoln Continental with the top down, talking with James E. Webb (1906-1992) to whom the photo is inscribed, “To James Webb, with esteem and warm regard of his friendship, John Kennedy,” the two are accompanied by a military man (likely General Leighton I. Davis), while members of the press, secret service agents, and other military figures in uniform are arrayed behind them; good condition, rubber stamp in black ink on verso reads, “White House Photograph, Nov. 17, 1963” [punctuation added]; 8 x 10 in. [with] A red, white, and blue Kennedy for President bumper sticker, the wax paper backing still intact, with Kennedy’s signature, 8 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.; a framed black and white photograph of a blooming magnolia in front of the White House, 19 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.; and a triptych of photographs of the Aaron Shikler portraits of John and Jacqueline Kennedy, matted and framed, 32 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. (4) James Webb was the second Administrator of NASA, serving from 1961 to 1968. The landscape and cast of characters in the photograph suggest that this photograph was taken at Cape Canaveral. $200-400

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30 Kent, Rockwell (1882-1971) Archive of Letters and Related Ephemera. Consisting of seventeen typed letters, sixteen of which are signed, sent to Charles Wayland Lightbody and his wife Georgia between March 1943 and January 1949, the unsigned letter with a manuscript correction in Kent’s hand; fourteen of the letters on Kent’s Ausable Forks stationery, various sizes, all with old folds, generally good. The letters discuss social plans; political issues surrounding a proposed rail line from Western New York through Detroit to Chicago (1944); the employment at Kent’s Ausable Forks home of Lee Hays; the wedding of Peter Freuchen at the house, with best man Paul Robeson slated to attend; the Zionist movement in Palestine (1946), and the problem of post-war Jewish refugees in general; mentions of David O. Selznick’s affair with Jennifer Jones; Kent’s local political activities; his work as an artist; Marxist leanings; and other topics.

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[and] A group of other associated paper items including unsigned Christmas cards illustrated by Kent; a copy of Demcourier from 1937 dedicated to Kent; a catalog of the exhibition of Kent’s Alaska drawings from 1919; another from his 1955 show entitled, The Right to Travel; assorted newspaper clippings; six snapshot postcards from Monhegan, Maine; six autograph letters signed by Sally Kent to Georgia Lightbody, all but one from the spring of 1943, on her stationary, the sixth dated 23 October 1945; and a telegram sent by Rockwell Kent. $2,000-3,000

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31 Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Signed Check, 11 April 1963. Personal check drawn on the Security National Bank of Long Island, Northport, New York, made out to the Internal Revenue Service, for $29.20, fulfilled and signed by Kerouac, with the bank’s perforated and rubber stamps, old rusty paper clip mark in upper left quadrant, 6 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. $300-500

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32 Kline, Franz (1910-1962) Autograph Letter Signed with Drawings and Envelope, 18 November 1931. Single page of Boston University stationery, inscribed on both sides, with the holograph envelope. To Lavona Edgar, giving news of college life and inquiring about friends at home, and plans for the upcoming winter holidays. Single page, folded into thirds, slight chip, ink a bit blurred on the recto, touching the ends of four lines; fading and fly specking to envelope, 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. Kline sends regards to his friend in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, reports that he’s growing a moustache, won’t be home for Thanksgiving but will return for Christmas. The letter is written in a stylized hand, with many humorous cartoons added, including a sketch of Duke Ellington and a mutual friend drawn as “a Clara Bow.” $2,000-3,000

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33 Kline, Franz (1910-1962) Autograph Letter, 25 October 1931, and Related Ephemera. Six-page letter written on wood-grained pattern stationery, with the matching lined holographic envelope; a program for the Lehighton High School commencement, 5 June 1931, with Kline’s name listed; and the Lehighton High School football schedule for 1929. The letter addressed to Lavona Edgar, sharing news of life at Boston University. All three with signs of wear, some chipping, folds, fading. “I have a roommate. He’s from Maine. Tonight we bought a Drip-o-Lite coffee percolator, so we laugh to each other while eating doughnuts & drinking coffee. Our mid-nite luncheon. He with me is a supposedly art student, half the time we don’t know whether we’re Budding Artists, or Blooming Fools, but we’re happy and get along fine together.” $700-900

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34 Kline, Franz (1910-1962) Three Signed Leaves of Drawings. Three pages removed from an autograph album c. 1927, inscribed in ink with lighthearted cartoons from Kline’s high school days; two with drawings on one side only (with autograph sentiments written by others on the verso), the third with signed drawings by Kline on both sides; on green, pink, and yellow paper, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. each. (3) Kline was a 1931 graduate of Lehighton, Pennsylvania High School, and contributed amusing cartoons and caricatures to this autograph album of a former classmate. $3,000-5,000

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35 Lescallier, Baron Daniel (1743-1822) Coded Letter, Signed, New York, 19 November 1812. Single large bifolium sheet inscribed on four pages. From Lescallier, the French Consul General to the United States (1810-1815), to the French Minster of Foreign Affairs, Hugues-Bernard Maret, Duke of Bassano (1763-1839), address, date, greeting, closing, and signature written normally, the complete content of the letter written exclusively in a series of two-, three-, and four-digit numbers; with the addressed envelope, red wax seal cracked but present; old folds to the letter, some toning, the sheet watermarked with the date 1810, envelope torn, the letter 16 x 12 1/2 in. unfolded. In her 2005 book, Daniel Lescallier, Man of the Sea - and Military Spy?, Margaret Bradley explores Lescallier’s activities as an industrial spy in the period preceding the Napoleonic Wars. $300-500

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36 Lindbergh, Charles A. (1902-1974), Jimmy Doolittle (1886-1993), and Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (1890-1973) Signed Photos of their Airplanes, and a Lindbergh Firstday Cover, 21 May 1932. Three small-format black-and-white snapshots of planes owned by the three aviators, each signed on the image, Lindbergh’s and Doolittle’s: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in., Rickenbacker’s: 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. The Lindbergh cover with fivecent airmail stamp, signature, postmarks, and a rubber stamp of the Norristown Chamber of Commerce, noting the commemoration of Lindbergh’s 1927 flight to Paris, 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (4) $1,000-1,500

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37 Lorant, Stefan (1901-1997) Small Archive of Correspondence and Two Books. Approximately twelve notes, postcards, and other personal correspondence sent by Lorant to his personal physician and the physician’s wife in the 1980s and 1990s; a 1993 color 8 x 10 in. photograph of Lorant parasailing on his ninety-second birthday, with an inscription in Lorant’s hand to that effect in the bottom margin; three pamphlets that concern Lorant, each inscribed with short notes; an inscribed first edition copy of Lorant’s The Glorious Burden, Lenox: Author’s Edition, 1976, in a price-clipped dust jacket; and Michael Hallett’s Stefan Lorant, Godfather of Photojournalism, 2006, in the jacket. $800-1,000


38 Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) Secretarial Letter Signed, 27 February 1831. Single sheet of wove paper, inscribed on one side. To an unnamed military official, recommending a Monsieur Rolandeau for service with the cavalry in the Melun Arrondissement, Département de Seine-etMarne, old folds, otherwise clean, with a later portrait, 8 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. $400-600 38

39 Marquis de Sade (1740-1814) Autograph Letter Signed, 1 April [no year]. Single sheet of laid paper, inscribed on one side, verso used as self-envelope, with the addressee’s name and address and fragments of a broken red wax seal. To GaspardFrancois-Xavier Gaufridi [sometimes Gaufridy] (1757-1799), de Sade’s longtime legal advisor, describing a complicated legal and financial incident involving six francs, the knowledge of de Sade’s family, and a reimbursement. Old folds, toning, corners folded, 9 x 6 3/4 in. It’s a little difficult to date this letter, as de Sade and Gaufridi had an extended and complicated relationship that extended for decades, involving many intricate legal and financial problems. The letter is one long complicated sentence; punctuation in this transcription was added. “Votre lettre m’a extrêmement touché mon cher Gofredi, je vois avec douleur tous les chagrins qu’ont vous donné et je suis prêt à trouver les moyens de les réparer. Si vous n’aviez pas parlé de ses six francs à quelqu’un, je ne vous les aurai point ôté. Mais célà étant venue à la connaissance de ma famille je suis obligé de vous prier de remettre le billet entre les mains de mon frère ou de ma mere. Mais ne vous en affligez pas, car vous en ferez serez bien dedamager parvenu que ceci ne transpire pas et qu’au contraire vous disiez que je vous ai abandonné. Vous saurez bientôt de quoi il est question.—Sade” $3,000-5,000

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40 Massachusetts General Court, Resolves In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776. [Watertown, Mass.: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1776]. Small folio broadside printed on laid paper, deckle edges, large margins, browned, with the appearance of having been in contact with some acidic material, old folds, slight water stains, 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. This document, issued at a critical juncture in the American Revolution, is written to solidify some details regarding the military draft, viz., volunteers will be recalled within at least two months, if not sooner, commanding officers can accept and refund fines paid by those who defer the draft, commanding officers are further empowered to muster militias as needed in order to obtain their quota, and “each man on his march” to volunteer to fight is entitled to a payment of one penny per mile for his trip. ESTC records six copies in American libraries, all held in Massachusetts, including four copies at the American Antiquarian Society, the other two at Harvard and Boston Public Library. $2,000-3,000

41 Napoleon I (1769-1821) Letter Signed, 9 June 1815. Single page, wove paper, with the edge of a watermark visible in the top right quadrant. To Count Nicolas François Mollien (1785-1850), who served as Napoleon’s finance minister during the Hundred Days, asking him to pay the troops for the month of July before the eleventh. Old folds, top right edge slightly browned, slight edge chip in the same region, 9 x 7 1/4 in. This letter was written nine days before Napoleon’s legendary defeat at Waterloo, and would be one of the last communications made to his finance minister on behalf of the French troops. $2,000-4,000

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42 Oswald, Lee Harvey (1939-1963) Draft Letter Signed [Minsk, Russia, 30 January 1962]. Two pages of lined note paper, each inscribed in pencil on one side. To John Connally Jr. (1917-1993) asking for assistance with the change in disposition of Oswald’s military discharge from the Marines. Adhesive from the original notepad visible at the top of page one, each sheet lined in blue, twenty-four lines per page, two old folds to each sheet, 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. In January of 1962, Oswald was living in the Soviet Union, in the city of Minsk. He had married a Russian national on 30 April 1961, and on 15 February 1962, his wife gave birth to a daughter. At the time this letter was written, Oswald had received word, by way of his mother, that the Navy had altered his discharge. He was under the mistaken impression that it was changed to dishonorable, although it was down-graded from honorable to undesirable, because of potentially traitorous statements he made to authorities while in the Soviet Union. He was also mistaken about Connally’s job. At the time this letter was written, Connally was governor of Texas, although Oswald addresses him in his former capacity as Secretary of the Navy. Other associated letters of contextual import to this letter include the final version of this draft letter, originally sent to Connally, who forwarded it to the Navy, whereupon it was turned over to the Warren Commission; and a letter written to Oswald’s brother Robert on the same day (30 January 1962) and referring to the composition of this letter and the issue it concerns. The final version of this letter was dated 30 January 1961 by Oswald, that date was accepted and repeated by the Warren Commission, however it is in error. Oswald refers to his family in the letter, and in January of 1961 he had yet to have met his wife, and had no family. The letter to Robert, written on the same day, bears the correct date. Oswald returned to the States with his wife and daughter in June of 1962. On the day that he murdered President Kennedy, he also shot John Connally.

Dear Sir, I wish to call to [sic] your attention to a case about which you may have personal knowledge since you are a resident of Ft. Worth as I am. In November 1959, (an evict [sic]) was well publicated [sic] in the Ft. Worth newspapers concerning a person who had gone to the Soviet Union to reside for a short time (much in the same way E. Hemingway resided in Paris) [no punctuation] This person, in answers to questions put to him by reporters in Moscow, criticized certain facets of American life, the story was blown up into another turncoat sensation with the result that the Navy department gave this person a belated dishonorable discharge although he had received an honorable discharge after three years service on Sept. 11, 1957 at El Toro Marine Corps base in California [no period] These are the basic facts of my case. I have allways had the full sanction of the U.S. Embassy, Moscow USSR, and hence the U.S. government. In as much as I am returning to the USSR [sic, Oswald meant U.S.A.] in this year, with the aid of the U.S. Embassy, bring [sic] with me my family (since I married in the USSR.) I shall employ all means to right this gross mistake or injustice to a bona fied US citizen and ex service man. The US government has no charge or complaints against me. I ask you to look into this case and take the necessary steps to repair the damage done to me and my family. For information I would direct you to consult the American Embassy, Chikovski St. 19/21, Moscow, USSR. Thank you Lee Oswald. $30,000-35,000

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43 Parrish, Maxfield (1870-1966) Two Signed Personal Checks, 1932 and 1934. Two checks drawn on the Windsor County National and State National Banks, both paid to Jean Parrish, both fulfilled and signed by Parrish, with the banks’ perforated and rubber stamps, 8 1/4 x 3 in. each. (2) $200-300

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44 Penn, William (1644-1718) Signed Land Deed, 26 September 1681. Single parchment sheet. Commemorating a rental agreement for 500 acres of land in Pennsylvania, between Penn and James Peters of Bristol, Soapmaker; the names and some of the terms of the agreement have been scratched out and altered; lacking the wax seal, top edge cut in the typical wavy line, bottom edge folded up as usual, with the strip of parchment (originally holding the seal) intact; with Penn’s signature on the turned-up edge, old folds, wear, a hole that elides one word, signed by witnesses and with a later docket on the verso; mounted in a doubleglazed frame, 28 1/4 x 8 in. $2,000-3,000

45 Pennsylvania Quakers, Land Deed, 1688. Manuscript indenture on parchment signed by Moses Mildenhall, transferring the ownership of a parcel of land along the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, originally granted to him by William Penn, to his brothers, John and Benjamin Mildenhall, and sisters Mary Newlin, and Margery Martin. [The Mildenhalls changed the spelling of their name to Mendenhall upon their arrival in America.] The parchment document cut at the top in the typical wave pattern, first letter of the text embellished, with the date boldly inscribed, signed by Moses at the foot, missing the seal, abraded holes where folds converge, with loss of a few words, slightly yellowed, edges curled with some wear, 27 x 11 3/4 in. The Mendenhalls are one of the founding families of the Penn-inspired Quaker colony in America. The land transaction recorded in this document memorializes Moses Mendenhall’s return to England. All of his siblings remained in Pennsylvania, contributing to the growing Quaker community. $2,000-3,000

46 Plan and Sections of a Slave Ship. London: James Phillips, 1789. Large-format broadside with an engraved illustration on the left, and the text, Description of a Slave-Ship, printed typographically on the right; rare, ESTC locates only five copies in American libraries; large fold between the sections, chipping to edges, slight mat burn, faint water stain in upper left corner, printed on heavy rag paper, 27 x 21 in. This broadside represents an indelible image of enslaved people bound and stowed like cargo aboard the ship Brooks, which carried between 400 and 600 captives. The point of view inspiring this document is abolitionist. “To persons unacquainted with the mode of carrying on this system of trading in human flesh, these plans and sections will appear rather a fiction, than a real representation of a slave ship.” $600-800

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47 Presidents of the United States [and] Ornamental Map of the United States and Mexico. New York: Phelps, 1846. Two hand-colored poster-sized broadsides, the first featuring portraits of the first eleven American presidents with a central panel featuring an illustration of the signing of Declaration of Independence, hand-coloring added in yellow, pink, and green; five old marginal tears with discoloration due to old tape repairs, not examined out of frame, some toning to the sheet; the second with a large map of North America, including Texas, Mexico, Indian Territory, Upper California, Oregon, and the Missouri Territory, large portrait of George Washington center topmost, flanked by Cortez and Montezuma, five panels below concern the dates of settlement for the states and territories; a history of Oregon below a portrait of General Taylor; a panel on Cortez’s explorations in Mexico; another dedicated to Santa Anna, with his portrait and details concerning New Mexico and “the Californias”; and finally a short history of Mexico; hand-colored in pink, yellow, green, and blue, three old tears with staining from tape repairs, some foxing, not examined out of frame; the two in matching frames, each 23 x 30 in. overall. (2) $800-1,000

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48 Pro-Slavery Ambrotype of a Political Cartoon, The Root of All Evil. America, c. 1856. Ambrotype image of a drawing, signed, “Drawn by J.B.,” featuring a man in suit and top hat, in profile, his torso attached to a stump radiating roots labeled with the following terms: Abolition, [New York] Tribune, John Brown, Kansas Independent, Pike’s Peak, Infidelity, Horace Greeley, Free Love, Uncle Tom, Maine Law, Know Nothing, Sharps Rifles, North Church, Jabot, Dred Scott, H.W. Beecher, and F. Douglass; the image housed in an contemporary embossed leather case, with clasps and embossed red velvet lining, the spine has been repaired with tape; the image itself is dark around the edges, and sometimes hard to make out, the original drawing would have been larger, gold highlights added by hand; 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. $300-500


49 Revere, Joseph Warren (1777-1868) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 September 1803. Laid paper bifolium, one inscribed page, self envelope, with remnants of seal. To Benjamin Stone, settling some debts. Bottom section of envelope torn away, offsetting, old folds, wrapper is worn, 7 1/4 x 9 in. folded. Paul Revere’s (1734-1818) son Joseph was the co-founder of the Revere Copper Company. This letter contains two references to the more famous Revere: “Paul informs me that he owes two small debts,” and “Paul will also be much obliged if you will send by some safe conveyance the few things he left at your house.” $200-300

50 Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 August [1827], Abbotsford. Single leaf inscribed on both sides, watermark in the sheet dated 1827. To William Stephen Gilly (1789-1855), discussing a visit, the health of his children, and Gilly’s book. Breaks and repaired tears along top margin, 1 x 2 in. portion torn away from upper left corner, dusty, 9 x 7 1/2 in. According to Scott’s journal, he met Gilly, Vicar of Norham, about two weeks before this letter was written, on 13 July 1827. $400-600

51 Shackleton, Ernest (1874-1922) Autograph Poem Signed, 12 November 1907, Two Ways. One page, twenty-four lines, signed by Shackleton on the S.S. India, in black ink on cream-colored wove paper, matted and framed, 4 x 7 in. This poem was published in the London Sunday Express on 5 February 1922, in remembrance of Shackleton at his death. Two Ways You may love the calm and peaceful days, And the glorious tropic nights When the roof of the Earth with broad stars blaze And the moon’s long path of light Steals in a shining silver streak, From the far horizon line And on the brink of the ocean’s rim Still greater planets shine But all the delight of summer seas, And the sun’s westing gold Are nought to me for I know a sea with a glamour and glory untold. The gloom and cold of the long stern night The work with its strain and stress Hold sterling worth and sheer delight And these soft bright times hold less. For all is new on our ice bound shore Where white peaks dare the stars There strong endeavour and steady hand Alone can unloose the bars. Then by faith unswerving we may attain To the oft wished for distant goal, And at last to our country’s gain Hold with our flag the Southern Pole. $700-900

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52 Shepard, Ernest (1879-1976) Autograph Letter Signed, 19 January 1970. Single leaf inscribed on both sides. To Mr. Haack, declining to illustrate The Lord of the Rings, having never read it, and being ninety years old, but recommending Norman Mansbridge (1911-1993) for the job. On Shepard’s Woodmancote stationery, horizontal fold, slight rust line from an old paper clip in top corner, 7 x 5 1/4 in. $200-300

53 Stout, Rex (1886-1975) Archive of Forty-four Signed Letters, Related Ephemera, and Signed Photograph. Letters written between 1969 and 1975, all but one addressed to Professor John McAleer (1923-2003), who wrote a biography of Stout, while they were working together, mostly typed on Stout’s small stationery, from High Meadow, in Brewster, New York, one signed as Archie Goodwin (Stout’s fictional narrator from his Nero Wolfe series), the majority of letters with their original envelopes, a few letters of introduction written on behalf of McAleer, a few very short notes all in Stout’s hand, other Nero Wolferelated ephemera, and a framed black-andwhite photograph of Stout trimming a begonia, (9 3/4 x 11 in.) inscribed to McAleer, 12 April 1969. $3,000-5,000

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54 von Humboldt, Alexander (1769-1859) Autograph Note Signed, and Other Material. Undated note in German with Humboldt’s signature at the bottom, a small unsigned carte-de-visite with a portrait of Humboldt, and a receipt in French with an old unverified attribution to Humboldt. (3) $250-350

55 Walsingham, Francis (c. 1532-1590) Signed Letter, 1586. Single page, signed by Walsingham and Sir Edward Stafford (1552-1605) the text of the document is hard to discern, inscribed on one side, with a seal and an inked stamp, short docket on verso, old folds, foxing, 9 x 6 1/2 in. Stafford served as British Ambassador to France from 1583 to 1590. Walsingham in particular was very suspicious of Stafford, who provided inaccurate information about the Spanish Armada during a diplomatically critical period. Stafford was also responsible for the negotiations regarding the prospective marriage of Queen Elizabeth to Francis, Duke of Anjou. In the period of the present letter, c. 1586, Walsingham and Stafford were still deeply suspicious of one another. $500-700

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56 Washington, Booker T. (1856-1915) Secretarial Letter Signed, 4 May 1906. Single sheet inscribed on both sides. To the Reverend Francis Edward Clark (1851-1927), thanking him for congratulating Washington on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the Tuskegee Institute, and declining an invitation to attend the United Society of Christian Endeavor’s upcoming convention in Geneva. On Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute letterhead, with old folds, some glue and paper from an old album on one edge, verso, 8 1/2 x 11 in. $300-500 57 Wodehouse, Sir Pelham Grenville (18811975) Small Collection of Signed Letters and Signed Photograph. Six typed letters and notes signed by Wodehouse from the 1970s, all written to Boston College professor John McAleer (1923-2003), discussing Rex Stout and his Nero Wolfe books, and occasionally his own work, with added manuscript corrections, with carbon copies of McAleer’s original letters to Wodehouse, an unusual scrapbook made by McAleer for Wodehouse, several holograph envelopes, and an inscribed 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. color photograph; letters and envelopes in good condition, photograph faded with a diagonal fold and attendant surface disruption/ damage. $2,000-2,500

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58 Adam, Robert (1728-1792) Ruins of the Diocletian Palace at Spalatro in Dalmatia. [London]: Printed for the author, 1764. First edition, folio, illustrated with the sixty-one plates (as called for) by Francesco Bartolozzi; Francesco, Antonio and Giuseppe Zucchi; Francis Patton; Paolo Santini; and other engravers, mostly after original drawings by Charles-Louis ClĂŠrisseau (1721-1820), plates vary in format and content, some are oversized folding, double-page, full-page, others smaller format with several used on the same page, printed throughout on thick paper, very good, one plate projecting beyond the fore-edge, this portion dusty, bound in full contemporary mottled calfskin, gold tooling in the corners of both boards, spine tooled in gilt, somewhat worn, marbled paper endleaves, binding somewhat scuffed, but generally intact and workable, 20 3/4 x 14 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

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59 Aesthetic Movement Periodicals and Publications, American and European. Approximately 100 magazines, periodicals, books, and other publications concerned with fine and decorative arts, published in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, illustrated, various formats, should be viewed. $300-500 60 Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius (1486-1535) De Incertitudine & Vanitate Scientiarum Declamatio Invectiva. [No Place: No Printer], 1532. Octavo, early edition, printed in Roman type in a single column throughout, ex libris Ludovici Bituricsis, with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, older ownership inscription on the title, bound in worn limp parchment, contents good, 6 x 4 in. $400-600

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61 American Political Speeches, Sammelband Volume, c. 1850. Collection of approximately twenty-five works, mostly speeches from the late 1840s to mid1850s, mainly concerned with the KansasNebraska Act, and related issues, also the Mexican Treaty, land grants for the railroads, some budgetary issues troubling the state of Virginia, the Fugitive Slave law, the Wilmot Proviso, the abolition of slavery, and other issues, mostly delivered by members of the House of Representatives, including Stephen Douglas, Truman Smith, Hunter, Breckenridge, Millson, Disney, and others; all bound together in contemporary half leather, some publications browned or spotted, some either issued without proper title pages, or lacking them, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. $700-900

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62 Angelo, Domenico (1717?-1802) The School of Fencing. London: for S. Hooper, 1765. First English edition (first published in 1763 as L’Ecole des Armes) large oblong folio, parallel English and French texts, with an additional title page in French, illustrated with forty-seven full-page plates, bound in later half leather, gold-tooled spine, rebacked and recornered, with worn marbled paper boards, last few leaves with some wear and damage, a portion of the blank margin at the bottom of the last leaf torn away and repaired, 17 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. Originally of Italian extraction, Angelo was an important fencing master in London during the reign of George III. Fencing instructor to the Royal Family, he also advocated in favor of the sport as a healthful exercise. $2,000-2,500


63 Antiphonary in Latin, Order of the Franciscan Friars, Ayllon, Spain, 1751. Very large folio manuscript on parchment, 122 leaves, incomplete at the end (evidence of at least two leaves cut out), leaves numbered 1-122 present and in order, music on a fiveline staff, initials in red and black throughout, bound in full original calf, stamped in blind, with brass bosses, center-pieces and cleats on the lower board edges, lacking the clasps, two fore-edge tabs, manuscript index on paper pasted inside the back board, 23 1/2 x 15 in. $5,000-7,000

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64 Antiphonary, France, 15th Century. Manuscript on parchment, 164 of 168 leaves, original leaf numbering on the verso of each leaf in red, in the upper corner, the numbering beginning at two, leaves 22, 23, and 25 not present; four or five leaves with the blank margins trimmed away, larger initials in a later hand/style, medium-sized initials with many grotesque faces throughout; the text consisting of musical notation, with short mentions of feast days, and the litany of the saints; dark brown to black square-shaped notes on a red four-line staff, six staves per page, in a single column, ruled in ink, later notes, prayers, and other marginalia throughout, in Latin and French; bound in 19th century half sheepskin and marbled paper boards, early manuscript waste as front flyleaves, parchment blanks after the text, some staining and damage to the text, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $20,000-30,000


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65 Aquinas, Thomas, Thomas super Esaiam [and] Thomas super Hieremiam. Lyons: Crespin, 1531. Octavo, both titles printed in red and black with a woodcut portrait of Thomas and ornate border, printer’s device on both colophon leaves, printed in gothic letter in two columns throughout, crible initials, each work with the blank after the last leaf; rebound in full modern leather, some minor worming, 6 x 4 in. $400-600

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66 Architectural and Art Magazines, 19th Century. Approximately fifty-nine issues of a variety of periodicals, including: National Academy of Design exhibition catalogs from 1916 and 1924; the Architectural Record c. 1890; the Architectural League of New York, c. 1900; five issues of American Architect, including February 1932, May 1932, September 1932, January 1933, September 1933, and March 1934; eleven issues of American Architect 1880s-1890s; approximately twenty issues of the American Manufacturer and Builder, 1870s; and approximately fourteen issues of the Architectural Review from the early 1900s; varying formats and conditions, should be seen, all soft bound in publisher’s covers. $200-300

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67 Architecture Publications, Late 19th to Early 20th Century. Including: Hopkins’s Houses and Cottages, Grand Rapids: Hopkins, 1903; Sixty Views of Cottage City, Vineyard Haven, Gay Head, Edgartown, and Innisfail, Boston: Murphy, 1904; Rickman’s An Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of Architecture in England, Oxford: Henry & Parker, 1862; Bicknell’s Specimen Book of One Hundred Architectural Designs, New York: Bicknell, 1879; Royal Barry Willis’s Houses for Homemakers, New York: Franklin Watts, 1945, with the dust jacket; Willis’s Living on the Level, Cambridge/ Boston: Riverside/Houghton Mifflin, 1955; Willis’s Better Houses for Budgeteers, New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co., [n.d.]; Palliser’s American Cottage Homes, Bridgeport, CT: Palliser, Palliser & Co., 1878, front board detached; and Technology Architectural Review, vol. I, 1888, loose, in a portfolio; Shoppell’s Building Designs, $2500 Houses, pages loose, in the publisher’s portfolio, thirty plates, no text; and Shoppell’s Building Designs, $3500 Houses, pages loose, in publisher’s portfolio, twenty-nine plates, one in color, no text. (11) $200-300 68 Baïf, Lazare de (1496-1547) and Erasmus of Roterdam (1466-1536) Commentarius de Vestium. [Germany: No Printer, 1530]. Octavo, disbound, with an extensive note in Latin in an English hand dated 17 August 1540 below the errata (last page) and on the verso of the same leaf, title page dusty and toned, a few contemporary notes and underscores, 6 x 3 3/4 in. This rare work is about ancient Roman clothing, and includes an index. $400-600

69 Barbaro, Francesco (1390-1454) Prudentissimi et Gravi Documenti Circa la Elettione della Moglie. Venice: Giolito de Ferrari, 1548. First edition of the Italian translation by Alberto Lollio (1508-1568), of this short treatise on marriage, originally titled De Re Uxoria, octavo, in modern cream buckram, contents good, title page toned, some spotting, margins trimmed, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. $400-600

70 Barclay, Patrick (fl. circa 1735) The Universal Traveller. London: for Purser, Read, and Hester, 1735. Folio, with three added maps, two smallformat and intact, the other, a large map of Asia, torn away but for a small scrap, lacking signature 8E (two leaves, pages 657-660), some leaves torn, title page toned and dusty, first few leaves detached, intermittent faults to blank gutter of the text due to the pressing of botanical specimens, in later half leather and corners, mention of the second volume (never published) trimmed away from the last text leaf, 15 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $400-600

72 Baud-Bovy, Daniel (1870-1958) and Frederic Boisonnas (1858-1946) Des Cyclades. Geneva: Boissonnas & Co., 1919. First edition, limited, copy number 151 of 160, signed by the authors on the limitation page, with gilt-patterned endleaves, bound in full parchment, tooled and letter in gold and orange on spine and both boards, illustrated with 187 text heliogravures, one map plate, and 38 of 40 full-page heliogravure plates (lacking plates 15: Le bourg d’Epanomeria, and 17: La caverne d’Hermes, both from Santorin), plate 16 detached from sewing structure, boards slight rubbed, 20 x 15 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

71 Barham, Richard Harris (1788-1845) Ingoldsby Legends. London: Richard Bentley, 1855. Three octavo volumes, each with engraved title printed in red and black, illustrated with seventeen plates by George Cruikshank (1792-1878), John Leech (1817-1864), and Robert William Buss (1804-1875), text illustrations by Thomas Wilks (fl. 1840-70s); the set bound in uniform blue publisher’s cloth, boards blocked in blind, spines with pictorial gilt titles by Edmonds and Remnants, London, very good, contemporary ownership inscription on ffep in each volume, bookseller’s blind stamp on ffep, in volume one only, 8 x 5 in. (3) $300-500

73 Beat Generation Poets, Eleven Literary Journals and Paperbacks. Including: The Beats, Greenwich: Gold Medal, [1960] edited by Seymour Kim, signed by Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder; Big Table, numbers one and two, spring and summer 1959; Kulchur, spring, 1960; Chicago Review, Zen issue, Summer 1958; East Side Review, January/February, 1966; Intrepid, special Burroughs issue, 1969; and four chapbooks by Thomas Pynchon: Low-Lands, London: Aloes Books, 1978; Entropy, [Troy: Post Horn], undated; The Secret Integration, London: Lithosphere Printing Co-op, undated; and The Small Rain, London: Aloes Books, undated. (11) $200-300

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74 Belany, James Cockburn, A Treatise on Falconry. Berwick-Upon-Tweed: for the author, 1841. First edition, octavo, lacking the frontispiece, bound in later half calf, edges toned, title pages edges browned, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. The only published book by the notorious Belany who was tried for the poisoning murder of his 21 year-old wife Rachel Skelly in 1844. He was acquitted of the charge, but an angry mob in Berwick-Upon-Tweed burned his house to the ground when he returned to town. Durham University holds a letter from Belany, dated 7 October 1842, complaining about a delay in the production of frontispieces for this work, which plate is often found lacking. $500-700

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75 Belgian Congo Mining Note Book, Clinton Percival Bernard (1888-1967) c. 1916-1918 Octavo format commercially produced Cross Section Book, produced by Keuffel & Esser Co., of Chicago, copyright 1895, graph paper leaves throughout, content supplied in pencil by Clinton Bernard, Forminiere Agent in Tshikapa, Belgian Congo, West Africa, 1916-1918, including detailed records of field explorations in search of precious stones, including geological surveys, detailed data on the results of mining, including wages paid to various workers in different jobs, charts and maps, cross sections, and other data related to diamond mining in West Africa, including the yield in carat weight of the mining “exploitation,” for example, in February of 1918, Bernard records the number of servants, sentries, sawyers, loggers, boatmen, and other workers needed to fulfill the job of mining diamonds; the binding worn, pages yellowed, one loose map inserted, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. Bernard was a 1909 graduate of Yale, born in Jamaica, New York, in 1888, he worked as a mining engineer at a variety of far west mining facilities before being dispatched to the Belgian Congo in the teens. $300-500

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76 Bible, English, Selections. A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible. Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomas, 1788. 12mo in signatures of six, with the woodcut frontispiece of Adam and Eve facing the title, all third leaves signed as second throughout, the text printed with dozens of woodcuts throughout, bound in full contemporary sheepskin over scabbard, scuffed, corners bumped, but structurally functional, contents somewhat toned, but in period and unsophisticated condition. The Hieroglyphick Bible is one of the earliest American children’s books. $2,200-2,500


77 Bible, German Language, American Imprint, Das Neue Testament. Germantown: Christoph Saur, 1775. Octavo, in eights, the final signature (Ll) with two leaves, 529 numbered pages, bound in full contemporary leather, over wooden boards, one clasp still intact, the other missing, text leaves browned with intermittent staining throughout, the binding worn at the corners, the leather cracked along the joints, endcap missing at the foot, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. Christoph Saur Jr. continued in the tradition of his father, who printed the first Germanlanguage books in North America in Germantown, Pennsylvania earlier in the century. The Lutheran New Testament in German, a hard-used staple of the Pennsylvania Dutch community in the 18th century is most often found in this condition. $600-800 78 Bible, Italian, La Bibbia. Cioe, i Libri del Vecchio, e del Nuovo Testamento, trans. Giovanni Diodati (1576-1649) [Geneva: de Tournes], 1607. First edition of Diodati’s translation with notes, quarto, divisional titles printed within arabesque compartments; lacking the final ?blank leaf; large woodcut on title, printed in Roman letter in two columns throughout, with varying degrees of side notes, bound in later full calfskin, defective; title page mounted, some spotting and toning to text leaves, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. This important Italian translation of the Bible was prepared by Swiss-born Calvinist theologian Giovanni Diodati from the Hebrew and Greek. Like the King James translation of the Bible in English, Diodati’s translation is still valued by the Italian-speaking Protestant community today. $800-1,000

79 Bible, Italian, La Bibia che si Chiama il Vecchio Testamento, Nuovamente Tradutto in Lingua Volgare Secondo la Verita del Testo Hebreo, trans. Antonio Brucioli (1498-1566) [Geneva]: Francesco Durone, 1562. Large quarto, fine woodcut of angel standing on a skeleton and leaning on a crucifix on the title page, with approximately twenty-five text woodcuts of the usual Old Testament subjects, printed in Roman type, double columns throughout, bound in contemporary English dark calfskin, with central blind-tooled lozenge on both boards, flanked by the initials W.W.; inscription dated 1586 on title, badly water stained throughout, boards badly worn, crudely rebacked, a fine candidate for restoration, 10 x 7 1/4 in. $500-700 80 Bible, New Testament, French. Le Nouveau Testament de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ, trans. Louis-Isaac Lemaistre de Sacy (1613-1684). Boston: Buckingham, 1810. Two octavo volumes, First American printing of a Bible in French, prepared under the direction of Jean-Louis Anne Madelain Lefebvre de Cheverus (1768-1836), first Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boston, the Approbation at the end of volume two bears his name and title; nicely preserved set in original boards covered in contemporary blue paste paper jackets, contents slightly toned and spotted, dust covers slightly faded, with the original paper spine labels, 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (2) Cheverus was sworn in as Bishop of Boston on November 1, 1810, and signed his approval for the publication of this work shortly thereafter, on December 22 of the same year. $300-500

81 Bischoff, Johann Christoph (fl. circa 1740) Kurzgefasste Einleitung zur Perspectiv. Halle: Renger, 1741. First edition, octavo, extra engraved title, typographical title page printed in red and black, illustrated with thirty-one folding plates after the text, in a contemporary armorial binding of Johann Seifried, Graf von Herberstein (c. 1750), gilt-tooled spine with label, chipped at tail with loss, pages with browning, some edges of plates thumbed and soft, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. $300-500 82 Blount, Sir Thomas Pope (1649-1697) Censura Celebriorum Authorum. London: Chiswell, 1690. First edition, folio, half-title present, title printed in red and black, bound in full contemporary English paneled calf, joints starting, 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. Blount begins with the Pre-Socratics and gives biographical notes, synopses, quotes, and other information on the works of his selection of authors of note, right up to the “modern” writers of his own century: Thomas Hobbes, Thomas Willis, Hugo Grotius, Julius Caesar Scaliger, and others, with Index. $400-600 83 Blunt, Lady Anne (1837-1917) Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates. New York: Harper, 1879. First American edition, octavo, with frontispiece and folding map, illustrated throughout, in publisher’s blue cloth, stamped in gold, rubbed, spine a bit faded, headcaps slightly frayed, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. Lady Anne was an intrepid traveler, who adapted her titled British status to nomadic horsemanship in North Africa. She visited the Arab world repeatedly, and brought many fine Arabian breeding horses back with her to England. $300-500

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84 Brautigan, Richard (1935-1984) The TokyoMontana Express, Signed Copies. New York: Targ Editions, [1979]. First edition, signed by Brautigan on the limitation page, edition limited to 350 copies, in publisher’s gray cloth, faded, with glassine jacket, chipped. [and] an expanded first edition of the same title, also signed; New York: Delacorte Press/ Seymour Lawrence, [1980], very good, in publisher’s half navy blue cloth spine, and white boards, in a good jacket. (2) $300-500 85 Browne, Edward (1644-1708) An Account of Several Travels through a Great Part of Germany. London: Tooke, 1677. First edition, quarto, five full-page engravings (three folding), modern quarter calfskin with marbled paper boards. $400-600 86 Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de (1707-1788) Histoire Naturelle [Quadrupeds], Odd Volumes. Lausanne: Heubach, 1785-1789. Five octavo volumes from the set, consisting of volumes four, five, seven, eight and nine; each containing dozens of full-page engraved copper-plate illustrations of various mammalian quadrupeds; bound in original uniform boards covered in pink paste paper, spines faded, some corners bumped, but otherwise sound. (5) Buffon’s work is of landmark importance in the development of natural history during the Enlightenment. $400-600

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87 Bullen, Arthur Henry (1857-1920) England’s Helicon; More Lyrics; Lyrics; and Poems. London: Nimmo, 1887-1890. Four large paper edition quarto volumes of Elizabethan verse, all limited numbered copies in uniform publisher’s quarter calfskin and fabric boards, t.e.g., deckle edges throughout, some endleaves discolored, spines a bit dry. [with] Christian Barman’s The Bridge, illustrated by Frank Brangwyn, London: Bodley Head, [1926], limited edition on handmade paper, with two extra color illustrations, number 62 of 125, in publisher’s half white cloth and blue boards, t.e.g. [and] Mortimer Menpes’s Whistler as I Knew Him, London: Adam & Charles Black, 1904, limited edition, signed by Menpes on the limitation page, number 121 of 500 deluxe copies, with the etching of the Menpes children; in publisher’s decoratively stamped and gilt white cloth, binding becoming decased, armorial bookplate pasted inside the front board. (6)

88 Burnet, Thomas (1635?-1715) The Theory of the Earth. London: Kettilby, 1697. Folio, fourth edition, two parts in one volume, illustrated with engraved title and portrait (toned), numerous text engravings, and two double-page engravings, contemporary boards, rebacked, ex-library, with a rubber stamp on a bookplate pasted inside the front board, and at the foot of one text leaf, 11 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. $700-900

89 Burroughs, William S. (1914-1997) Naked Lunch, and Four Others. New York: Grove Press, [1959]. Stated first printing, black publisher’s half cloth and black paper boards, some mildew spotting, with the dust jacket. The Ticket that Exploded, Paris: Olympia Press, Traveller’s Companion Series, [1962], in publisher’s soft paper wrappers. Nova Express, New York: Grove Press, [1964], stated first printing, in publisher’s cloth, with the jacket, both very good. Exterminator!, New York: Viking, [1973], stated first printing, review copy, in brown publisher’s cloth and dust jacket. [and] Early Routines, Santa Barbara, California: Cadmus, 1981, stated first printing, soft covers, slightly discolored and rumpled, contents good. (5) $200-300

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90 Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821-1890) Falconry in the Valley of the Indus. London: John Van Voorst, 1852 First edition, with the half-title, illustrated with full-page frontispiece and three full-page plates in the text (a total of four), eight pages of publisher’s ads after the text; pale yellow endleaves; bound in full publisher’s textured purple cloth, the spine lettered in gilt, boards blind ruled; minor water stain at the foot of the frontispiece, spine faded to brown, headcap a bit crumpled, binding shifting forward from the back board a bit, no signs of interior foxing, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. $1,500-1,800

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91 Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. London: Macmillan & Co., 1872. Octavo, later issue, with the typographical error present in the first issue (“wade” instead of “wabe” in the second line of the Jabberwocky poem on page 21) corrected, half-title present, one leaf of ads at the end of the text, bound in full polished tan calf by Riviere, a.e.g., original red cloth covers and spine mounted as pastedowns; front joint cracked completely, board barely attached, 7 x 4 3/4 in. $300-500

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92 Carte-de-visite Album Compiled by John Badger Bachelder (1825-1894) Leather-bound album with brass edges and clasps, with Bachelder’s initials engraved on a brass shield attached to the front board, containing twenty-one leaves, most formatted to hold four smaller cards per page, a few designed to hold one larger picture; displaying 128 2 1/2 x 4 in. portraits taken from life, paintings or busts; and nine larger cards, mostly of unidentified women; notable subjects from the smaller-format group, taken from life, include the following people: Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, and wife; Fanny Fern; Victor Hugo; actress Clara Morris; two of Queen Victoria; Prince Albert; Gladstone; U.S. Grant; Hayes; James Garfield; Chester Arthur; Grover Cleveland; Benjamin Harrison; Gustave Eiffel; Charles Darwin; Alfred Lord Tennyson; British poet Jean Ingelow; Anthony Trollope; Cetshwayo kaMpande, King of the Zulus; William Cullen Bryant; Samuel Morse; Longfellow; George Curtis; Charles Dickens;

two of Emerson; P.T. Barnum; William Lloyd Garrison; Hawthorne; Thomas Nash; Edgar Allan Poe (after his portrait); Jefferson Davis; Whittier; a young Thomas Edison; James Russell Lowell; Franz Liszt; Richard Wagner; Harriet Beecher Stowe; and many others; one of the larger portraits shows a young girl who may be African American or Native American, she looks to be approximately six or eight years old, with a dark complexion, searching eyes, her mouth set, gold hoop earrings in both ears, her hair is long and curly, pulled back, with unruly bangs, and she wears a double-breasted velvet coat, with a big silk bow and a conspicuous gold watch chain, the card does not have the mark of a studio, the only clue is a pencil inscription on the verso: Key West; cards are generally in good shape, the binding is failing slightly, a.e.g., 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. overall. $8,000-10,000

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93 Carte-de-visite Album. Folio landscape-format commercially produced album consisting of thirteen album leaves, containing fifty-two 4 x 6 in. portrait cards including those of: William Gladstone; a young Neville Chamberlain, with monocle; Victor Hugo; Leo Tolstoy; Robert Browning; Tennyson; Ibsen; Alexander Dumas; Thomas Hardy; Ruskin; Swinburne; Kipling; Charles Darwin; Louis Pasteur; John Tyndall; Gustave Eiffel; and many others, including a small group of Italian composers and musicians, other British politicians, and writers, professors, et cetera; the condition of the cards varies, but is generally good, the album is worn and failing, 12 x 9 in. overall. $3,500-4,500 94 Casaubon, Meric (1599-1671) Of Credulity and Incredulity, in Things Natural, Civil, and Divine. London: for T. Garthwait, 1668. First edition, octavo, with the imprimatur before the title, in contemporary boards, both detached, contents lightly toned, 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. Casaubon walks a delicate line as he writes about atheism, spiritualism, and the supernatural. $400-600 95 Catholic Devotional and Historical Books, 1599-1743, Four Volumes. Diurnum Romanum, ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum, Venice: Juntas, 1599, printed in red and black throughout, fullpage woodcut of King David, small woodcut initials, bound in contemporary blind-tooled leather, rebacked, edges repaired, new endleaves, 6 1/2 x 4 in. Horae Diurnae Breviarii Romani, Antwerp: Plantin, 1624, 12mo, printed in red and black throughout, engraved vignette on title page, several full-page engravings in the text, bound in full contemporary English calfskin, smooth spine, binding intact, some water stains and discoloration to leaves, 5 1/2 x 3 in. Benedetto Bacchini’s (1651-1721) Dell’Istoria del Monastero di S. Benedetto Modona: Capponi, 1696, first edition, quarto, half-title, with the folding genealogical plate, bound in contemporary half vellum and marbled boards, spine slightly wormed, ownership inscriptions trimmed from title, with losses repaired from the verso, final signature with a section of worming, Worldcat lists five U.S. copies, none on the West Coast, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. [and] Officium in Festo Nativitatis Domini et Festorum, Antwerp: Pantin, 1743, 12mo, printed in red and black throughout, woodcut initials, in full contemporary calf, with brass clasps and ribbon bookmarks, worn but intact, 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (4) $400-600

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96 Catullus (c. 84 BC-c. 54 BC) and Tibullus (c. 55 BC-19 BC) Traduction en Prose de Catulle, Tibulle et Gallus. Amsterdam/Paris: Chez Delalain, 1771. Translated by Alexandre-Frédéric-Jacques Masson de Pezay (1741-1777) [sometimes attributed to Jean-Baptiste-Francois-Claude David]; two octavo volumes, added engraved title in each volume, bound in uniform full contemporary mottled calfskin bindings, with gilt-tooled spines and labels, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., cerulean paste-paper endleaves, nicely preserved, a trifle dry and dusty, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (2) $300-500

97 Catullus (c. 84 BC-c. 54 BC); Tibullus (c. 55 BC-19 BC); and Propertius (50 BC-15 BC), ed. Joseph Scaliger (1540-1609) Nova Editio. Paris: Apud Mamertum Patissonium, in officina Rob. Stephani, 1577. [bound with] Castigationes in Catullum, Tibullum, Propertium. Paris: Apud Mamertum Patissonium, in officina Rob. Stephani, 1577. Octavo, first edition, with the blank E7, likely lacking the final blank r5, contemporary ownership inscription on title, with a Greek motto, and some extensive marginal notes in the text, in more than one hand; bound in 17th century calf, spine tooled in gilt, with the label, leather on front board peeling up from the board at the joint, contents lightly toned, some notes trimmed, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. $300-500

99 Chapbooks, 19th Century, Three Matted and Framed. The Illustrated ABC with Original Engravings, New London: Boles, 1857; a History of Little Red Riding Hood; and Park’s History of John and the Oak Tree, London; all titles from the 19th century; each page hand-colored, the books taken apart, with each page displayed in a separate mat opening within a single frame. (3) $200-250

98 Catullus (c. 84 BC-c. 54 BC); Tibullus (c. 55 BC-19 BC); Propertius (15 BC) Novus Commentarius, ed. Gian Antonio Volpi (16861766) Padua: Cominus, 1737 [-1755]. Four large quarto volumes bound in uniform contemporary straight-grained red morocco, boards ruled in gold, spines gilt lettered and ruled, a.e.g., marbled endleaves, a trifle soiled, dry, spines faded, but a nice set, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (4) $300-500

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100 Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1343-1400) Nine Volumes. A Leaf from the Kelmscott Chaucer, New York: Duschnes, 1941, with a monograph by Carl Purington Rollins, limited edition, copy number 42 of 150, leaf 247 (r4) from The Romaunt of the Rose, with large woodcut rose border on the verso, and a half-page woodcut surrounded by a smaller frame decorated with a grapevine motif, in publisher’s folder, with ties, 17 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. overall; [with] The Canterbury Tales, London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, Riccardi Press, 1913, full-color illustrations after drawings by W. Russell Flint, limited edition copy number 481 of 500, in three large quarto volumes, publisher’s half cloth and blue paper boards, t.e.g., with the original jackets, browned and chipped, spine of the jacket from volume one missing, edges slightly yellowed, contents good, bindings dusty, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. [and] The Canterbury Tales, London: Pickering, 1822, five octavo volumes, full tan calf, gilt by Riviere, a.e.g., very good, 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (9) $600-800

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101 Child, Julia (1912-2004) and Simone Beck (1904-1991) Mastering the Art of French Cooking, First Edition, Inscribed to Avis DeVoto (1904-1989), Volumes One and Two. New York: Knopf, 1961 [and 1970]. Two volumes, in publisher’s cloth, volume two with the jacket; volume one inscribed, “To Avis, Pen Pal and Co-Author—Julia/First inscribed copy—Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 26, 1961”; and “To my so dearest cherie Avis, avec toute ma profonde affection, Simone Beck”; with Avis’s notes, inserted recipes, and corrections of errors in the text; volume two inscribed, “The second child! happily with the same Auntie Avis, still sheltering, advising, hand holding, scolding... thank God... this is our inscription of thanks from her niece and nephew, Julia and Paul”; and “Comme c’est merveilleux de retrouver ma soeur jumelle Avis, pour le baptême de votre second enfant si bienvenu au monde et avec l’espoir qu’il grandira dans les années a venir. Avec infiniment d’affection, Simone Beck”; signed again by Child on a label advertising The French Chef, television program on WGBH, pasted on ffep, this volume in its original dust jacket, chipped, publisher’s binding, sound, 10 x 7 in. (2) Avis DeVoto, Julia Child’s friend, pen pal, and editor, initiated a lively two-year long correspondence with Child. DeVoto and Child went on to a lifelong friendship and professional collaboration. $1,000-1,200

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102 Child, Julia (1912-2004) and Simone Beck (1904-1991) Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Two Copies Inscribed to Avis DeVoto (1904-1989). New York: Knopf, 1966. [and] London: Cassell, [1963]. The Knopf edition is updated to reflect the corrections made by DeVoto in the first edition, inscribed by Child on the half-title, “To Avis—with love/Final version of your book with every known fixable thing fixed—Julia”; the Cassell edition is inscribed by Child and Beck, “À notre chère petite cuisinière et amie—Julia” and “À ma grande Avis, si parfaite cuisinière, Simone Beck”; both copies in publisher’s cloth, the Cassell edition with the jacket. (2) $400-600

103 Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel August Florent, Comte de (1751-1817) Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece. Paris: [No Printer], 1782 First edition, illustrated with an extra engraved title and the 126 consecutively numbered plates, which vary in size, and include folding and full-page maps, views, plans, local costumes, and other plates; with fourteen large and ornate head- and tail-pieces, bound in full contemporary tree calf, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., gilt spine, red label, marbled endleaves, 19 3/4 x 12 1/2 in. This work was the first part of a planned three volume set, however, the other volumes were published much later, in 1809 and 1822. $3,000-5,000


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104 Classics, Early Printed Books, 1546-1713, Four Volumes. Polybius’s Historico Greco, Venice: Giolito de Ferrari, 1546, octavo, text printed in italic type, single column throughout, woodcut initials, first dozen or so leaves with stains, later half red morocco, 6 x 3 3/4 in.; Polydore Vergil’s De Rerum Inventoribus, Antwerp: Stelsius, 1562, 12mo, ink signatures crossed out on title, later binding, edges trimmed close, 5 x 2 1/2 in. [and] Milton’s Paradise Lost [and] Regain’d, London: Tonson, 1711-1713, 12mo, illustrated, contemporary calfskin bindings, matching gold-tooled spines and labels, boards decorated differently, 5 1/4 x 3 in., volumes in this lot not collated. (4) $300-500

105 Clellon Holmes, John (1926-1988) Go. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1952. First edition, inscribed on ffep, 17 September 1952, in red publisher’s cloth, with the dust jacket; lower corners of the boards slightly bumped, foot of spine slightly sun-faded, the jacket with slight surface rubbing and fading, no tears, price intact. Go is considered the first novel of the Beat Generation. $300-500 106 Cobbett, William (1763-1835) Collection of Controversial Material against Thomas Paine (1737-1809) Including: A Letter to the Infamous Tom Paine, in answer to his letter to General Washington, [Philadelphia: for Cobbett?, 1797]; Porcupine’s Political Censor for Sept. 1796, Philadelphia: by Cobett, [1797]; Henry MacKenzie’s (1745-1831) An Answer to Paine’s Rights of Man, Philadelphia: Cobbett, October 1796; Richard Watson’s (1737-1816) An Apology for the Bible, Philadelphia: James Carey, 1796; and a second copy of the first work, A Letter to the Infamous Tom Paine, as above; in contemporary half sheepskin, marbled paper boards, uncut throughout, with full marginededges, some foxing. This collection is a variation on An Antidote to Tom Paine’s Poison, which generally does contain the works listed above, and others, in different combinations. The contemporary spine label bears the Antidote title. [Together with] Kent’s Directory, London: Kent, 1770, octavo, contemporary boards, front board detached. (2) $300-400

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107 Colonna, Francesco (1433-1527) Poliphili Hypnerotomachia. London: Methuen & Co., 1904. Folio, first edition of this facsimile of the 1494 edition, bound in publisher’s half cloth and blue paper boards, with two extra leaves, including the uncensored plate for which this book is famous; ex libris Pickford Waller, with Austin Osman Spare’s bookplate of a nude figure from 1921, from the wood engraving made by William Quick after Spare’s drawing; some browning to endleaves, the extra leaves both somewhat browned, binding shaken, boards loose, joints starting to fray, spine label damaged; contents quite good, 13 x 8 3/4 in. $1,500-2,000

108 Connecticut. Acts and Laws of His Majesty’s English Colony of Connecticut. New Haven and New London: Thomas, Samuel, & Timothy Green, 1769. Folio, text ends at page 336, [of 345? pages] Evans 11215; ESTC W9207; bound with sixteen leaves of contemporary blank paper at the end, bound in later library buckram, contents toned with occasional minor spotting, slightly trimmed, 11 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. [and] Connecticut. Acts and Laws, New London/Hartford: various printers, 1769-1805. Folio and octavo formats, various sections of the Acts and Laws, all printed in Connecticut, with duplicates and omissions, all disbound, some removed from bound volumes, others stab-sewn, with deckle edges; approximately twenty-five sections. $500-700

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109 Cook, Captain James, The Three Voyages Round the World. London: Longman et al., 1821. Seven octavo volumes, illustrated with twentyfive full page plates (included in the count are the seven frontispieces in each volume) a large folding world map, and two folding typographical tables; the set bound in uniform half calf and tan buckram boards, t.e.g., by Bayntun, very good, some internal spotting, spines slightly faded, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (7) $2,200-2,400

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110 Custis, George Washington Parke (17811857) The Monongahela, or Washington on the First Great Field of his Fame. Folio manuscript on paper of an unpublished play, produced in New York on September 30, 1839 for one night only, consisting of fifty-two leaves of wove lined paper, including title page, list of dramatis personae, followed by the text of the play itself, with stage directions underlined in red, inscribed on recto leaves only, in brownish-black ink, the final leaf with a few brief notes on costume, in a different hand; presumably created for use in the production of the stage version of the play, disbound, some marginal damage caused by a large ink stain, affecting more than thirty leaves, title dusty, 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. $600-800


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111 Dansdorf, Chrysilla von, Heart’s Desire, Illustrations by John Buckland Wright (18971954) Paris: for Private Circulation Only, [c. 1939]. Quarto, limited edition, copy number eight of seventy, with the word “less” added to the penultimate line of the last leaf of text in pencil, in the footnote to the epitaph; with an etching on title page and seven full-page erotic etchings in the text, bound in half vellum and ivory buckram boards, title tooled in gilt on the spine, t.e.g., one corner slightly bumped, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. $2,000-4,000

112 Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) La Comedia [...] con la Esposizione di Giuseppe Lando Passerini da Cortona. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1912. Folio, limited edition, number 126 of 306, bound in full blind-tooled calfskin over wooden boards, with ornate patinated metal bosses, catches, and center-pieces, t.e.g.; lacking thongs and clasps, the binding with a few minor scratches, contents very good, deckle edges throughout, 16 x 11 3/4 in. Provenance: Vito D’Agostino. $1,200-1,800

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113 Decorative Leather Bindings, Forty-one Volumes. John Keats’s Poetical Works and Other Writings, New York: Scribner’s, 1938, large octavo, Hampstead edition, number 380 of 1,050, bound in half red calf, in eight volumes; William Wordsworth’s Greece, London: Orr, 1853, large quarto, illustrated, full red morocco, gilt-extra, a.e.g., one volume; The Novels of Jane Austen, London: Dent, 1906, fifth edition, octavo, color illustrations by C.E. and H.M. Brock, in faded blue half calf, gilt spines, ten volumes; Sir Thomas Malory’s La Morte d’Arthur, London: John Russell Smith, octavo, half crushed black morocco, gilt spines, three volumes; Henry David Thoreau’s Cape Cod, Cambridge: Riverside, 1904, color illustrations, half red morocco gilt, two volumes; fifteen volumes of letters and works of Charles Lamb, three different mid-19th century editions, ten of the group in full leather, the other five in half leather, all with gilt-tooled spines; [and] The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself, New York: Brentano’s, 1906, large octavo, half crushed red morocco, t.e.g., spines lettered and tooled in gold, two volumes; the group occupies approximately 4 feet of shelf space. (41) $400-600 114 Decorative Leather Bindings, Sets, Fifteen Volumes. The Duke of Saint-Simon’s Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency, London: Dunne, [1901], in three volumes, dark blue half morocco with gold tooling, t.e.g. [and] The Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, ed. William J. Rolfe, edition de luxe, Boston: Estes, [1895], copy 303 of 1,000, in half cerulean gold-tooled morocco, t.e.g. (15) $400-600 115

115 Demetrius Pepagomenus (1200-1300) Ierakosofion [Graece] Rei Accipitrariae, ed. Nicholas Rigault (1577-1654) Paris: ex officina Nivelliana, sumptibus Sebastian Cramoisy, 1612. First edition in Greek, quarto, Latin translation by Jacques-Auguste de Thou (1553-1617), title page printed in red and black, Greek and Latin, with large printer’s device, bound in full diced Russia, rebacked, corners repaired, marbled endleaves, a.e.g., a large copy, 8 1/2 x 6 in. This work is one of the earliest on the subject of falconry. The manuscript used for this edition was found by de Thou in the royal library of Louis XIII. $2,000-2,500

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116 Denton, Sherman F. (fl. circa 1900) Moths and Butterflies of the United States. Boston: Bradlee Whidden, 1900. First edition, two large octavo volumes, limited edition, copy number 119 of 500, illustrated with more than 400 “Nature Prints” of moths and butterflies (for more on the technical process, see below); Denton collected more than 50,000 specimens for the printing of this edition, and prepared the plates himself; this copy is bound in contemporary half morocco, rebacked, t.e.g., contents good, 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (2) “Insects, such as butterflies and moths, have minute, colored or iridescent scales on their wings that make up the distinctive patterns used for identification. In the late-1700’s French entomologists developed several methods for making direct transfers of these delicate scale patterns that could be used to illustrate scientific identification guides. The wings of a dead specimen are spread out flat and carefully dried. The piece of paper to be printed is coated with a thin layer of gum arabic. A specimen is placed on the paper and pressed gently into place. When well attached the body is cut away. A second sheet of adhesive paper is placed on top and pressure is applied. When the wings are removed the scales adhere to the paper and the precise color patterns of the upper and lower surfaces of the wings remain. The body is either painted in or engraved and hand colored.” from the Nature Printing Society www.natureprintingsociety.org $1,000-1,500 117 Der Durchlauchtigen Welt zum drey und zwantzigstenmahl neu vermehrter und verbesserter Geschichts-Geschlechts und Wappen-Calender auf das Jahr 1745. Nuremberg: Weigels, [1745]. Landscape-format folio, with the calendar in octavo bound in the same volume before the section on heraldry, title in red and black, engraving of Ferdinand IV on verso of title, key to heraldic coloration on the verso of the last leaf of the calendar, and approximately 100 engraved coats of arms, one cut out and missing, two with text trimmed away below the shield; seventy leaves of the heraldic section are followed by another short section in octavo on royalty, university heads, and other leaders; bound in full contemporary paper with speckle decoration, worn, contents good. $200-300

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118 Die Wiener Werkstätte, 1903-1928, Modernes Kunstgewerbe und Sein Weg. Vienna: Krystall-Verlag, 1929. First edition, quarto, illustrated throughout with pages printed in full-color, black-andwhite, and gold, including photographs of architecture, fine art, photography, sculpture, drawing, bookbinding, ceramics, textiles, furniture design, handbags, jewelry, interior design, lighting design, furniture, glass, facsimiles of original letters, and other works created by the dozens of important artists and designers that worked for the Wiener Werkstätte design firm; bound in the original molded sculptural relief papier-mâché boards, in orange and black, with orange and white patterned endleaves, back joint flaking slightly, surface abrasions to high points on both boards, 8 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. $2,000-2,500

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119 Diodorus Siculus (fl. circa 60-30 BC) Bibliothecae Historicae Libri XV, ed. Laurence Rhodoman (1546-1606) Hanau: Typis Wechelianis apud Claudium Marnium & haeredes Joannis Aubrii, 1604. First edition, folio, two parts in one volume, in full contemporary parchment, yapp edges, laced case construction, spine slightly rumpled, but structurally intact and functioning, contents with minor defects only, printed in two parallel columns, Greek and Latin throughout, 14 x 8 1/2 in. $300-500 120 Donleavy, James Patrick (b. 1926) A Singular Man, Three Signed Copies. The first American edition, Boston: Little, Brown and Co., [1963]; the first English edition, London: Bodley Head, [1964]; and the 1964 Bodley Head edition of the theatrical adaptation of the novel, printed to coincide with the 1964 production featuring Bill Nagy; all in publisher’s bindings and dust jackets. (3) $200-300

121 Donleavy, James Patrick (b. 1926) Five Signed Titles. The Lady Who Liked Clean Rest Rooms, New York: Thornwillow Press, 1995, copy 160 of 175, signed by the author, illustrator, and bookbinder, bound in half black morocco with paste paper boards, in custom clamshell box, very good. The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B, Boston: Seymour Lawrence/Delacorte, 1968, stated first printing, inscribed to Seymour Lawrence. The Plays of J.P. Donleavy, Boston: Seymour Lawrence/Delacorte, 1972, stated first printing, inscribed to Seymour Lawrence by Donleavy on the dedication page. A Fairy Tale of New York, Boston: Seymour Lawrence/Delacorte, 1973, stated first printing, inscribed to Seymour Lawrence. [and] The Unexpurgated Code, Boston: Seymour Lawrence/Delacorte, 1975, stated first printing, inscribed to Seymour Lawrence; the last four titles in publisher’s cloth bindings with original dust jackets and some minor flaws. (5) $300-500

122 Donleavy, James Patrick (b. 1926) The Ginger Man, Five Copies. Paris: Olympia Press, Traveller’s Companion Series, No. 7, 1955. First edition, signed by Donleavy on the title page, with the price on the back cover “Francs: 1.500,” bound in the original green printed softcover wraps, some light wear. Uncorrected galley proofs of the first American edition, same title, publisher’s blue paper covers, held together with a ribbon laced through two holes punched in the top margin, in a custom-made chemise and slipcase in blue morocco and buckram, ribbon holding leaves loosely, front cover slightly dog-eared. [and] Three other copies of The Ginger Man, all signed, including, the first revised McDowell, Obolensky edition of 1958; the stated first complete and unexpurgated edition by Seymour Lawrence and Delacorte Press, 1965; and a smaller format ?pirated version of the same, all with dust jackets. (5) $800-1,000

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123 Dousa, Janus (1645-1604) Novorum Poematum Secunda. Leiden: in Nova Academia, 1576. Octavo, full-page woodcut compartment with colophon within on the last leaf, ex libris Janus Brouckhusius (1648-1707) on title, other nearcontemporary ownership inscriptions on ffep and some notes in the text, bound in full limp parchment, yapp edges, nicely preserved, ties lacking, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. Worldcat locates five copies of this title, all held in Dutch libraries. $500-700

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124 Durand, Jean-Nicolas-Louis (1760-1834) Recueil et Parallele des Edifices de Tout Genre, Anciens et Modernes. Paris: [No Printer] An IX, [i.e. 1800-1801]. Large folio, engraved title, alphabetical table, and ninety full-page engraved plates; bound in half morocco, worn, ex libris Harvard University’s Lawrence Scientific School Architectural Department, bound by the library in 1899, with their bookplate inside the front board and the penciled note: Discarded March 1936, on the verso of the title; first three leaves mounted on linen; a very useful book given hard reading by Harvard architectural students, with about a dozen plates torn in half down the center (pieces present), others with corners torn, dog-eared, et cetera, ancient eraser crumbs, and the occasional drop of hot pink ink; many plates in good condition, should be seen, 27 1/4 x 20 in. $500-700

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125 Dutch, Early Printed Books, Three Volumes, 1733-1790. David Fassmann’s Maandelyksche Berichten uit de Andere Waerelt, Amsterdam: Ratelband, 1733, 256 pages, February 1733 issue, octavo, engraved frontispiece, stab-sewn only, deckle edges, some repairs to the corners of the first four leaves, 6 1/2 x 4 in. This is a Dutch translation of Fassmann’s Dialogues with the Dead, this imaginary dialogue is between Caesar and Romulus. [with] De Bediening der Zeven HH. Sacramenten, ‘s-Gravenhage: Eustachius de Haen, 1767, octavo, in very good contemporary gold-tooled sheepskin, 6 3/4 x 4 in. [and] Jacobus Ermerins’s Eenige Zeeuwsche Oudheden, Middelburg: Abrahams, 1790, octavo, 148 pages, untrimmed, in contemporary decorative wraps, 9 x 5 1/2 in. (3) $200-400


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126 Early Printed Books, Mixed Lot, Six Volumes. Francis Quarles’s Divine Poemes, London: by M.F. for Marriot, 1638, octavo, modern half leather and buckram, engraved title; Francisco Pomey’s Pantheum Mythicum, Frankfurt: Ottonem, 1713, octavo, illustrated, contemporary half leather and speckled paper boards; Stanislao Bechi’s Istoria dell’Origine, e Progressi della Nautica Antica, Florence: Tofani, 1785, quarto, contemporary sheepskin, blue marbled endleaves, some peeling, loss of leather at tail, contents good; Tournefort’s Materia Medica, or a Description of Simple Medicines Generally Us’d in Physick, London: by W.H. for Andrew Bell, 1716, octavo, bound in full modern leather, browning and spotting to contents; Richard Smith’s Florum Historiae Ecclesiasticae, Paris: Leonard, 1654, folio, title page printed in red and black, in contemporary boards, rebacked, contents toned; [and] A defective copy of Meric Casaubaon’s (1599-1671) A Treatise Concerning Enthusiasme. London: by Roger Daniel for Thomas Johnson, 1656, incomplete, in later boards. (6) $300-500

127 Early Printed Leaves, English Bibles, Six Leaves. Folio fifty-seven from the 1535 editio princeps of the Miles Coverdale Bible, from the second part of the Old Testament, Book of Kings; leaf seventy-four from the 1541 edition of the “Great Bible” printed by Edwarde Whitchurch, from Maccabees; folio fifty-seven from Matthew’s Bible, 1549 edition, printed by John Daye and William Seres, Maccabees; one leaf from a quarto edition of the King James Bible, circa 1612, also Maccabees; and two other examples of leaves from early English books; five of the six leaves are folio, the other is quarto, various sizes, with some minor condition faults. (6) $400-600

128 Early Printed Leaves, English, Six Leaves. Leaf 168 from Jacobus de Voragine’s Golden Legend, London: Wynkyn de Worde, 1493, from the section on Saint Genevieve; page 561/562 from the 1577 edition of Holinshed’s Chronicles, with three woodcuts; leaf 158 [Dd2] from the 1570 edition of Sebastian Brant’s The Ship of Fools, in Latin and English, with a woodcut of a country fool, “rusticorum ambitio”; two non-concurrent leaves from the 1542 edition of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, both from “The Parson’s Tale”; and leaf forty-four from the 1561 edition of Chaucer’s Works, all folio format, removed from books, and unframed. (6) $300-500

129 Edgeworth, Maria (1768-1849) Three Novels in Six Volumes. Harrington, a Tale; and Ormond, a Tale, London: for R. Hunter et al., 1817, octavo, in three volumes, full red morocco, t.e.g., edges untrimmed, some interior staining, bindings dry, joints rubbed, 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. [with] Helen, London: Bentley, 1834, in three octavo volumes, in red morocco uniform with the set described above, t.e.g., edges trimmed, no half-titles or final blanks in either set, binding faults as above, spotting to contents throughout, 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (6) $300-500

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130 Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) The Boy’s Life of Edison, Signed Copy. New York: Harper’s, [1921]. Octavo, later edition, with Edison’s signature and a two-cent stamp celebrating the golden jubilee of the electric light bulb on ffep, along with subsequent gift inscriptions, with frontispiece showing Edison at work in his lab, bound in publisher’s cloth with a portrait of Edison in an oval on the front board, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. $600-800

131 Emblem Books, Three Volumes. Vincenzo Cartari’s (1531-1569) Imagini delli Dei de gl’Antichi, Venice: Tomasini, 1647, quarto, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with one full-page woodcut, extraneous to the collation, and a folding plate, profusely illustrated with finely done text woodcuts throughout, the majority dedicated to images of the ancient classical gods, but a section on international iconography at the end includes images from Mesoamerican pre-Columbian religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, and ancient Egyptian religion, later binding, failing, some worming, a large copy, with many deckle edges, 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. Andrea Alciatus’s Emblemata, Antwerp: Beyerlinck, 1621, octavo defective copy, lacking the title page, woodcut emblems throughout, water stained, wormed, in a contemporary limp parchment binding, rumpled, 5 3/4 x 4 in. [and] Frances Quarles’s Emblems, London: by Elizabeth Nutt, to be sold by Horn et al., 1718, octavo, engraved title, text emblems throughout, contemporary calf, front board detached, 6 x 3 3/4 in. (3) $300-500 130

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132 Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) Complete Works, Riverside Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886. Ten volumes of eleven, lacking volume three, bound in uniform publisher’s blue cloth, some chipping, fading, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. [and] James Elliot Cabot’s A Memoir of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, & Co., Riverside Press, 1888, in two octavo volumes, publisher’s blue cloth, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (12) $300-500

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133 Erasmus Desiderius (1466-1536) Adagia Quaecumque ad Hanc Diem Exierunt. Florence: Juntas, 1575. The expurgated edition of Erasmus’s Adages, edited by Paulus Manutius as instructed by the Council of Trent, printed in italic type in double columns throughout, with sections in Greek; three indices after the text, and three different large woodcut printer’s devices: on title, colophon after the text, and colophon after the final index; bound in full tight-backed contemporary parchment, front board partially detached, some minor intermittent spotting, 12 x 7 3/4 in. $600-800

134 Erasmus Desiderius (1466-1536) In Praise of Folly, Four Illustrated Editions. Moriae Encomium, or a Panegyrick upon Folly, London: Woodward, 1709, octavo, trans. White Kennett (1660-1728), illustrated with engraved portrait, text illustrations, six folding engravings, and eighteen full-page, after Hans Holbein; in contemporary calf, old rebacking, front board detached, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. Two French editions, L’Eloge de la Folie, Leiden: Vander Aa, 1713; and [Paris: No Printer], 1751, both editions translated by Guedeville, illustrated, 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. and 6 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. [and] Stultitiae Laus, Basel: Genathianis, 1676, engraved vignette on title, extra engraved title, portraits of Erasmus, and Holbeins younger and older, many text engravings, and small folding illustrations pasted in, old calf, front board detached, 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (4) $300-500

135 Erasmus Desiderius (1466-1536) Opus Epistolarum. Basel: Froben, 1529. Folio, 1010 pages, with the final leaf with the printer’s device, marginal water stains throughout, contemporary notes in the margins intermittently throughout, paper repairs to first and last leaf, bound in full 17th century calfskin, probably English, notes slightly trimmed, corners bumped, joints split, front board becoming detached, 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. $1,200-1,800

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136 Fabretti, Raffaele (1619-1700) De Aquis et Aquaeductibus Veteris Romae Dissertationes Tres. Rome: Bussotti, 1680. First edition, quarto, engraved vignette with hedgehog on title, numerous text engravings throughout, including some that take up a full page integral to the typographical text, three folding engraved maps, this copy a duplicate from the Vatican Apostolic Library, with stamps inside the front board, and on the versos of the title page and last page of text, bound in full parchment of the period over boards, turn-ins lifting, title in brown in ink on the spine, some intermittent browning of text leaves, generally good, 9 1/4 x 6 in. Fabretti was the first archaeologist and ancient Roman aqueduct hunter to compose a scholarly treatise on the subject. $700-900

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137 Fabricius, Johann Albert (1668-1736) Bibliographia Antiquaria. Hamburg and Leipzig: Liebezeit, 1716. Quarto, second edition, corrected, with additions, engraved frontispiece of the fire at the ancient library of Alexandria, title printed in red and black, ex libris Johann Friedrich Ramsler (1700-1757) illegible ownership annotation on the title, dated 1740, some textual underlinings and at least one marginal note in the same hand, Ramsler’s signature dated 1738 inside the back board, bound in half vellum, speckled paper boards, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. Fabricius was an accomplished scholar who made significant contributions to bibliography. A manuscript collector himself, in this work he concerns himself with ancient Hebrew, Greek, Roman, and Christian books. This edition contains subject and author indices. $300-400

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138 Falconry, Four Facsimiles of Early Books. Dame Juliana Berners’s The Boke of Saint Albans, London: Eliot Stock, 1881, large quarto, untrimmed, bound in full blindstamped vellum over board, gold tooling to spine, some offsetting to endleaves, spine darkened, 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. J.E. Harting’s A Perfect Booke for Kepinge of Sparhawkes or Goshawkes, London: Quaritch, 1886, quarto, limited edition, copy number 41 of 100, in newer half morocco, 8 x 6 1/2 in. Bert’s Treatise of Hawks and Hawking, London: Quaritch, 1891, quarto, limited to 100 copies, signed by the printer on the limitation page, in half red morocco, worn, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. [and] Pierre de Gommer, Seigneur de Lusancy, L’Autoursserie et de ce qui Appartient au Vol des Oiseaux, Paris: Aubry, 1878, octavo, edited by Henri Chevreul, a facsimile copy of the 1594 edition, in publisher’s limp paper wrappers and glassine dust jacket, 8 x 5 in. (4) $400-500


139 Falconry, Six Volumes. William Jardine’s The Naturalist’s Library, Ornithology, Volume IX, Birds of Prey, Edinburgh: Lizars, 1838, small octavo, with thirty-four colored plates, in later cloth; Begt Berg’s Den Flygande Draken, Stockholm: Norstedt & Soners, [1931], large quarto, illustrated, in half calf with paste paper boards and paste downs, 9 3/4 x 7 in. Fauconnerie Catalogue Illustre, produced for the Paris Exposition of 1889, Paris: Cerf, 1890, limited edition, numbered 47, in buckram, with some interior discolorations in the text, 11 x 7 3/4 in. Michell’s The Art and Practice of Hawking, London: Methuen, 1900, in publisher’s red cloth, blocked in gold, interior foxing, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. Richard Blome’s Hawking or Faulconry, London: The Cresset Press, 1929, limited edition copy number 446 of 650, folding frontispiece, illustrated, bound in half vellum, 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. [and] Captain C.W.R. Knight’s The Book of the Golden Eagle, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d.], inscribed by the author on the half-title, illustrated, green publisher’s cloth, stamped in gold, corners bumped, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (6) $200-400 140 Far West Literature, Eleven Volumes. Including: James L. Scott’s A Journal of a Missionary Tour through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wiskonsin, and Michigan; Comprising a Concise Description of [...] the Great Western Prairies, Providence: by the Author, 1843, octavo, original cloth boards, contents spotted, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. I.A. Lapham’s Wisconsin: its Geography and Topography, Milwaukee: Hopkins, 1846, 12mo, second edition, contents good, sheepskin boards, rebacked, 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. Edward E. Hale’s Kanzas and Nebraska, Boston: Phillips, Sampson, & Co., 1854, octavo, with the frontispiece folding map, some spotting, in full original blue cloth, goldstamped spine, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. Rufus Sage’s Rocky Mountain Life, Boston: Thayer & Eldridge, 1860, octavo, frontispiece of a mounted Plains warrior, illustrated, bound in full original blind-stamped cloth boards, gold on spine all but gone, worn, some holes in the cloth, fraying, the text block shifting, but structurally sound, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. R.B. Stratton’s Captivity of the Oatman Girls, New York: for the Author, 1858, octavo with frontispiece portrait of Olive Oatman, showing her facial tattoos, illustrated, text leaves well spotted throughout, in contemporary boards with later library rebacking in buckram, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. Mrs. John H. Kinzie’s Wau-Bun, the “Early Day” in the North-West, New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856, large octavo, illustrated, some spotting near the end of the text, with two post cards of the Kinzie cottage inserted, bound in original cloth, blind stamped boards and gold stamped spine, spine faded, 9 x 5 1/2 in. [and] Five other titles on the same subject. (11) $1,000-1,800

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140A Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Ole Miss: The Year Book of the University of Mississippi Vol. XXII, 1917/1918. Nashville, Tennessee: Benson Printing Co., 1918. With two illustrations by Faulkner on pages 111 and 113, his signature in the plate; quarto, soft cloth covers with pebbled leather texture, stamped on front cover in gilt and blind, front cover with corners bumped, other signs of wear, gold tooling a bit chipped and darkened, spine creased, structurally intact, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. $600-800

141 Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de la Mothe (1651-1715) Les Aventures de Telemaque, Illustrated with Jean Baptiste Tilliard’s (1740-1813) Engravings after Charles Monnet (1732-1808). Paris: Chez l’Auteur [Didot], 1785. Two large quarto volumes, illustrated with an engraved title in volume one, twenty-four engraved full-page chapter heads with border, text, and image; and seventy-two full-page illustrations (three for each chapter), bound in full contemporary mottled and spongedecorated green and tan calfskin, gilt spines, red and green labels on each spine, a.e.g., marbled endleaves, somewhat dry, joints split, headcaps chipped. (2) This work is considered to be one of the best illustrated French books of its period. $1,000-1,500

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142 Fitzherbert, Sir Anthony (1470-1538) La Graunde Abridgement. London: Richard Tottell, 1577. Large quarto in eights, two parts in one volume, both title pages printed within ornate woodcut compartments bearing the printer’s initials, printed in single column in black letter throughout, in law French, large copy, with deckle edges showing, occasional contemporary marginal notes; some marginal tears, some tears with loss, one repaired with non-archival tape, toning, water stains, slight worming; bound in contemporary dark brown Oxford binding, with central lozenge in blind on both boards, flanked by initials, very worn, later rebacking, failing, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. Fitzherbert’s La Graunde Abridgement, compiled from disparate case law sources, was the first systematic attempt to provide a summary of English law. $800-1,000

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143 Foppens, Jean-Francois (1689-1761) Bibliotheca Belgica. Brussels: Pierre Foppens, 1739. Two large quarto volumes, title pages printed in black and red, illustrated with 145 portraits, nine of which are folding, all others full-page, bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated calf, the spines quite dry, boards becoming detached, heads chipped; ex libris Guiseppe Martini (1870-1944) with his bookplate pasted inside each volume, with an added portrait of Thomas a Kempis slipped in, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (2) $300-500 144 Force, Peter, ed. (1790-1868) American Archives: Fourth and Fifth Series. Washington, D.C.: St. Clair Clarke and Force, 1837-1853. Nine folio volumes, consisting of volumes one through six of the fourth series, and volumes one through three of the fifth series, covering the Revolutionary War period from the King’s Message of 7 March 1774 to the Treaty of Peace with Great Britain in 1783; the facsimile of the Declaration of Independence has been removed; ex library copies with markings confined to the preliminary material; binding structure of series five, volume one perished; other volumes split along the spine; all boards detached, not collated for completeness. (9) $200-300

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145 Fore-edge Painting, Prize Book, The Iliad of Homer. London: Murray, 1865. Two octavo volumes in full red morocco, fore-edge paintings on each volume, depicting the Royal College of Surgeons and the New College of Physicians, London, bindings very good, a.e.g., colors in the paintings bright, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (2) $400-600 146 Foxley, William C., Frontier Spirit. Lunenburg, Vermont: Stinehour, 1983. First edition, copy number 63, signed on the limitation page, and inscribed by author as well, bound in full pigskin by the Harcourt Bindery, front cover with color illustration by Remington, profusely illustrated throughout, 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. $400-600


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147 Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Experiments and Observations on Electricity. London: for David Henry, sold by Francis Newbery, 1769. Fourth edition, expanded, quarto, illustrated with several relief-printed text illustrations and vignettes, and seven engraved plates extraneous to the collation, of which three are folding, plate II is torn; bound in full contemporary smooth calfskin, gold tooled spine and label; joints cracked, surface scratches to boards, end bands still intact, boards attached; text with the occasional spot, generally good, 9 x 7 in. $3,000-5,000

148 Frederick II, Emperor of Germany (11941250) De Arte Venandi cum Avibus. Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck, [1969]. Two folio volumes housed in publisher’s suede-backed slipcase, the first a commentary volume, in half suede; the second a facsimile of the original manuscript, held at the Vatican, the facsimile volume on paper that simulates the look and feel of parchment, bound in full suede, with a handlettered parchment label pasted to the front board; some leather on the slipcase bumped with loss, generally good, 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. $500-700

149 Free Masons. Grand Lodge of Massachusetts. Constitutions of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, 1798. Second edition, revised and corrected, with large additions; published under the sanction of the Grand Lodge; quarto, engraved frontispiece by Joseph H. Seymour, ex libris Frederick Revere of Worcester, Massachusetts, with his signature on front pastedown, contemporary sheepskin, damaged, front board detached and reflexed; frontispiece torn and mended from the verso with tape, offsetting from frontis to title, with some even toning to text leaves, marginal water staining, and other stains, the paper stock sometimes with a bluish cast, 9 x 7 1/4 in. Evans attributes the authorship of this work to James Anderson (1680-1739). $800-1,200

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150 Fremont, John Charles (1813-1890) Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Years 1843-44. Syracuse: Hall & Dickson; New York: Barnes & Co., 1847. Octavo, with the large folding Map of Oregon, California, New Mexico, N.W. Texas, & the proposed Territory of Ne-Bras-Ka, by Rufus B. Sage (1817-1893), printed on onion-skin paper, hand-colored; and two full-page wood engravings in the text; four pages of ads after the text; bound in full contemporary brown cloth, title and illustration of a buck on a rocky outcropping stamped on the spine in gilt, drink circle on front board, endcaps frayed with loss; map with folds and very minor tears, some edges slightly worn from protruding beyond the text block, an ex library copy with very restrained stamps that appear only on ffep and rear pastedown, no other library marks, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.

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This abridged edition of Fremont’s account of his far west expeditions is the only one to include Sage’s valuable map. In 1847, much of the territory delineated in this map was still firmly under the control of Plains Indians, especially the Comanche people. $3,000-5,000

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151 Frost, Robert (1874-1963) A Boy’s Will, Inscribed. London: David Nutt, 1913. First edition, bound in bronze textured cloth, lettered in gilt on the front board, inscribed on ffep, to “Emma Pearl Goldsmith, Beaconsfield, Bucks, England, May 1913, For your graduation,” with notes in the text presumably added by Ms. Goldsmith, binding a bit shaky, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $1,000-1,500

152 Frost, Robert (1874-1963) North of Boston. New York: Henry Holt, 1914. First American edition, one of 150 copies printed from the British sheets of the David Nutt edition, with colophon of the Edinburgh printer, Ballantyne, Hanson, & Co. at Paul’s Work, on the last leaf, octavo, in publisher’s half buckram and gray paper-covered boards, printed labels on spine and front board; corners damaged with loss, spine label very dark, inner joint split (endpaper), rear flyleaf with large corner chip, 8 x 5 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

153 Fuller, Albert W. (1854-1934) Artistic Homes in City and Country. New York: William L. Comstock, 1882. First edition, oblong folio; title, preface, and forty-four plates of elevations and floor plans, in the original illustrated publisher’s boards, yellow ochre cloth, blocked in green and red, with various notes, drawings, one photograph, and price list from a Worcester, Massachusetts, architectural firm inserted, 13 x 8 1/2 in. $400-600

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154 Gage, Thomas (1603?-1656) A New Survey of the West Indies. London: by Clark for Nicolson and Newborough, 1699. Fourth edition, with Lamb’s folding New Mapp of the Empire of Mexico, octavo (also published under the title: English-American his Travail by Sea and Land), in contemporary paneled calf, rebacked, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. The text describes Catholic missions in Mexico, and contains many ethnographic observations, including a grammar of the Pokonchi language. $400-600 155 Galen (130 AD-200 AD) Opera ex Septima Iuntarum Editione. Venice: Juntas, 1597. Two folio volumes, lacking the first signature in the second volume, aa1-8, title in volume one printed in red and black within an elaborate woodcut compartment, ex libris Dr. Crawford Adams, with his bookplate in each volume, water stains and other faults to contents, should be viewed, in full modern red buckram, 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (2) $400-600

156 Gerlach, Martin (1846-1918) Die Perle, La Perle, The Pearl, a Monthly Illustrated Journal for Goldsmimths and Jewellers. Vienna: Gerlach & Co. (Ferdinand Schenk), [1880]. Folio, volume two only, containing thirty-seven full-page numbered plates of jewelry designs, two of which are printed in full color, plates are interspersed with pages of descriptive text, bound in full publisher’s cloth, elaborately stamped and gilt, textured metallic endleaves; spine fragmentary and detached, sewing structure perished, some signatures sprung, 14 1/2 x 11 in. Gerlach inherited a jewelry business that he discontinued in favor of printing. He created this and other pattern books for jewelry designers and pioneered commercial use of heliotype printing. $800-1,000

157 Gibbon, Edward (1737-1794) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. London: for Strahan and Cadell, 1782 [-1788]. Six quarto volumes, mixed edition, bound in uniform contemporary marbled calf, spines tooled in gilt, some volumes with joints split, joint repairs, corners bumped, surface scratches, corner repairs, etc., 11 x 8 1/2 in. (6) $1,500-1,800

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158 Gifford, Walter Sherman (1885-1966) Three Photograph Albums 1931-1944. Folio landscape-format albums in leather boards, with Sherman’s name tooled on the covers in gilt, containing a variety of photographs, from small-format to full-page, almost all in black-and-white, attached to album pages by photo corners, consisting of personal photographs of family scenes from the life of this Harvard graduate and President of AT&T from 1925 to 1948, including shots of the family at their home, Thimble Farm, in North Castle, New York; rodeo, riding, and fishing pictures from Dubois, Wyoming; shots of camping, fishing, and sailing on the East Coast; a canoe trip to Manitoba, Canada; a horseback riding trip to the Great Smokey Mountains; a Harvard soccer game in 1939; trips to Miami; an interesting section records a trip to Arkansas in 1940, with shots of schools, farms, a cotton mill and fields, and scenes of daily life; another group contains photographs of the Grand Canyon, 1931; Zion National Park; Soda Springs; roping, riding, and ranching in the area; Cedar Springs; Prescott Rodeo; Carlsbad Caverns; Santa Fe; Taos; an extended camping trip to an unidentified location in the Far West, including a series of shots of a young bear tied to a length of rope; numerous pictures from a trip to Ox-Yoke Ranch in Emigrant, Montana, 1935; with several 8 x 10s of buildings, interiors, and ranching scenes, including a signed shot of owner Charlie Murphy; Big Horn Ranch in Wyoming; a trip to Alaska, 1936, featuring glaciers, gold mining, sea towns, railways, Coastal Northwest American Indian artifacts: totem poles, masks, and a lodge, a car adapted to ride on railroad tracks; Giant Forest; Yosemite; Kern River Canyon; Mount Whitney; Milestone Peak; Lake Basin; an 8 x 10 of Gifford and his son with Mickey Rooney and Father Flanagan; another of the Giffords with Spencer Tracy; Honolulu, 1938 where the family is found again fishing, swimming, flying in airplanes, travelling by boat, visiting the lava fields, and the major islands; the albums themselves are failing somewhat, the original leather spines are lost, but the bindings are secured with metal posts that are still intact, most photographs are in good condition, sizes vary throughout, each album is 16 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (3) $3,000-4,000

159 Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997) Allen Ginsberg: Photographs, Signed. [Altadena, California:] Twelvetrees Press, 1990. Folio, in full publisher’s gray cloth, blind embossed with the title, with the original black dust jacket and the Mylar jacket, covered together in a clear plastic, signature on title page dated 7/23/93; slight fading to cloth on the bottom edge of front board, corners slightly bumped, 14 x 10 3/4 in. $500-700 160 Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997) Fifteen Titles, Mostly Signed. A small group of printed books and pamphlets, most signed, including the following books: Planet News, San Francisco: City Lights, 1968, hardcover in the original slipcase; Indian Journals, San Francisco: City Lights, 1970, in the dust jacket; First Blues, New York: Full Court Press, [1975], with dust jacket; White Shroud, New York: Harper & Row, [1986], with dust jacket, stated first edition; To Eberhart from Ginsberg, Lincoln, Massachusetts: the Penmaen Press, 1975; Airplane Dreams, Toronto: Anansi, 1968, with jacket; T.V. Baby Poems, London: Cape Goliard Press, 1967, hard cover, with the dust jacket; and the following unsigned pamphlets: Improvised Poetics; Iron Horse; Poems All Over the Place; Careless Love; Sad Dust Glories; Bixby Canyon; and T.V. Baby, soft cover; and a signed copy of the chapbook, Beat Legacy, Connections, Influences. (15) $600-800 161 Giraldi, Lilio Gregorio [Giglio Gregorio Giraldi] (1479-1552) Libelli Duo [...] in Pythagorae Symbola. Basel: Oporinus, [1551]. First edition, octavo, printed in italic type throughout, single column, bound in later boards, rebacked, title page toned, contents clean, 6 x 3 3/4 in. $400-600

162 Gordon, Anthony (fl. circa 1805) A Treatise on the Science of Defence for the Sword, Bayonet, and Pike in Close Action. London: by McMillan, sold by Egerton, 1806. Inscribed author’s presentation copy, with extensive margin notes in the author’s hand throughout the text; second edition, large quarto, illustrated with nineteen full-page engravings, one of which is folding, and another, appearing between plates eight and nine, is unnumbered and out of series; bound in contemporary full straight-grained red morocco, tooled in gilt-extra, with gilt spine, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., blue endleaves; ex-library copy, from Gilstrap Public Library, in Newark-on-Trent, with unfortunate library stamps from the 1940s on the title page and verso of each plate, 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. $800-1,000 163 Guthrie, Matthew (d. 1807) and Maria, A Tour Performed in The Years 1795-6, Through The Taurida, or Crimea. London: for Cadell & Davies, 1802. Quarto, with two folding maps (one is the frontispiece), three full-page plates, and several text illustrations, bound in full leather, rebacked, some foxing, 10 1/2 x 8 in. $300-500 164 Harvard College Libraries, John Langdon Sibley (1804-1885), Joseph Addison (16721719) Works. Birminghman: Baskerville, 1761. Volumes two, three, and four only of four, each with a printed Harvard College Library duplicate ticket signed by John Langdon Sibley (1804-1885), Librarian, the printed bookplates are all printed with the text, “Duplicate From Harvard College Library,” and then completed in hand by Sibley as follows, “to which it was presented by the Province of New Hampshire 1765-66, John Langdon Sibley [Librarian] Sold 22 May 1873 to Samuel Dennis Warren H U 1875”; engraved Harvard bookplates removed, characteristic shelf marks in red pencil on ffeps of each volume; the three in uniform contemporary calfskin bindings, rebacked; signs of schoolboy use, including a section of volume two that was set on fire, the penciled note on the worst page reading, “making night hideous,” and another inscription on the free endleaf at the end of volume three, “This book was brought into Prof. Channing’s [...] room Sophomore class 1828, 1829, 1830, Dr. Channing is a great fool! Sept. 1839, 1840, 1848,” 11 3/4 x 9 in. (3) $300-500

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165 Heller, Joseph (1923-1999) Catch 22, Book Club Edition, Inscribed. New York: Simon and Schuster, [n.d.]. Inscription on ffep, “To Linda Moody, with sincere good wishes. I value your praise. Joseph Heller, September 23, 1993, East Hampton, NY”; with the jacket, good. $300-500 166 Heller, Joseph (1923-1999) Catch 22, Signed First Edition. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. Signed by Heller on the title, with “first printing” on copyright page, in publisher’s blue cloth, top edge stained red, with the dust jacket, a bit bumped, short closed tear at the foot of the back panel, and a crease near the head of the spine. $1,500-2,500 165

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167 Heller, Joseph (1923-1999) Catch 22, Unsigned First Edition and Signed Pirated Edition. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961; [and] [China?: No Printer, n.d.]. Both books in publisher’s cloth bindings, and dust jackets, Asian edition signed by Heller on title, smaller format, printed on cheap paper (yellowed) with later generation copy of Heller’s portrait on the back of the jacket, and bookticket of a Taiwanese bookseller. (2) $300-500 168 Herodotus (c. 484-425 BC) Historiarum Libri IX. [Geneva]: Estienne, 1618. Folio, illustrated with four folding woodcuts, text in double columns of Greek and Latin throughout, Latin translation by Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457), edited by Henri Estienne (15281598), bound in full contemporary English plain calf, worn, browning and water staining to some text leaves, 13 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

169 Hilliard, Timothy (1746-1790) A Sermon Delivered December 10, 1788, at the Ordination of John Andrews. Newburyport: John Mycall, 1789. First edition, octavo, with the half-title; first leaf of text printed in red, blue, and black, with Mycall’s woodcut head-piece and woodcut initial O; stab sewn, deckle edges throughout, 9 x 5 1/2 in. This otherwise unassuming pamphlet sermon has the typographical distinction of having been printed in Newburyport by the talented Mycall, and may be the earliest example of three-color printing in the United States. $1,000-1,500

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170 Hippocrates (c. 460-c. 370 BC) Magni Coacae Praenotiones, ed. Louis Duret (1527-1586) Paris: Billaine, 1621. Folio, title printed in red and black, with engraved vignette, large Greek text with Latin translation and extended Latin commentaries composed by Duret, the chief royal physician to Charles IX (1550-1574) and Henry III (15511589) of France, bound in full later parchment over boards, ex libris Aubin-Boulouneix, bookplate pasted inside the front board (perhaps Simon-Joseph, a Canadian physician of the 19th century), the text water stained, some leaves browned, text block becoming detached from the binding, 13 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. $600-800

171 Homer (c. 8th Century BC) The Odyssey. London: Printed and Published by Sir Emery Walker, Wilfred Merton, and Bruce Rogers, 1932. Folio, limited edition, one of 530 copies, the text printed in Bruce Rogers’s Centaur type on light gray Barcham Green paper, large gold-leaf medallions printed on the title and at the head of each of the twenty-four chapters, bound in full black morocco by W.H. Smith & Son, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g., deckle edges throughout, with a copy of the original prospectus inserted, binding slightly rubbed, with a dent on the back board, and slight scuffing, 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. [and] Chapman’s Homer, The Whole Works; Prince of Poetts, in His Iliads, and Odysses, Oxford: at the Shakespeare Head by Basil Blackwell, 1930-1931, in five volumes, illustrated by John Farleigh, limited edition, number 290 of 450, bound in half red leather and ivory buckram boards, bindings dry and rubbed, but intact, 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (6) $2,500-3,000

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172 Hugo, Victor (1802-1885) Les Miserables. New York: Carleton, 1862. First American edition, first edition in English, five volumes bound in two, in contemporary half leather, marbled paper boards, worn, water stains affecting the end and preliminary leaves in both volumes, subsiding as the text proceeds, joints weak, bindings chipped, a good candidate for restoration, 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (2) $600-800 173 Incunabula and Early Printed Book Leaves. Fourteen separate leaves removed from early printed books, mostly folio format, on paper and parchment; including one leaf from the Cologne Chronicle of 1499; two leaves from early 16th century histories, both printed in Paris; two leaves from a French Book of Hours printed on parchment with hand-illuminated borders, c. 1510; one leaf from Wuss’s writing manual Zurich, 1549, with woodcut text and borders on both sides; one leaf from Pierre Le Rouge’s Mer de Histoires, c. 1488, with two woodcuts and two borders; a leaf from the Nuremberg Chronicle with woodcuts of ancient Greek philosophers; five leaves from Koberger’s Glossa Ordinaria, Strasbourg, 1480; and one leaf from Mentelin’s edition of Nicholas de Lyra’s Postilla, 1472. (14) $400-600

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174 Incunabula Leaf, Nuremberg Chronicle. Folio 209, text in Latin, single column, black letter, with woodcuts of Frederick II (11941250) Holy Roman Emperor and the sun on the recto, and two large woodcuts of Dominican and Franciscan monasteries on the verso, lightly toned, marginal ink spot, 16 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. $200-300 175 Incunabula Leaves, Nuremberg Chronicle, Two Framed Leaves, One Hand-colored. Folio thirty-seven, text in Latin, with a description of one of the Trojan Wars on the recto, with eight woodcut portraits of related rulers; the text on the verso is an abridgement of several chapters from Numbers 25, illustrated with nine portraits in the margins; [and] Folio 195 from a German edition of the text, hand-colored, with one small woodcut of Bishop Hildebert of Lavardin (c. 1055-1133) and the spear that pierced Christ’s side on the recto, and a large woodcut of a Cistercian monastery on the verso, with woodcuts of two abbots beneath; each leaf matted in its own modern, gilt, double-glazed frame. (2) $250-350

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176 Incunabula Leaves, Small Format. Eighteen leaves printed on paper from continental books from before 1501, all smaller format, i.e., octavo, quarto, 12mo; printed in black and Roman letter, a few with added rubrication or initials, size varies. (18) $300-500

177 Incunabula Leaves. Twenty-eight paper leaves removed from books printed in continental Europe before 1501, from classical and religious works; 1470s to the 1490s; all folio format; printed in Roman and gothic types, mostly in Latin, three in German; some with added initials, capital strokes, and chapter headings in red or blue; a few leaves with contemporary marginalia or corrections; various sizes. (28) $700-900


178 Index Librorum Prohibitorum, Sammelband, 1570-1597. Philip II of Spain (1527-1598) De Librorum Prohibitorum Catalogo Observando. Antwerp: Plantin, 1570, eight leaves (A8), printed in French, German, and Latin; [bound with] Index Librorum Prohibitorum, Antwerp: Plantin, 1570, (A-F8, G6); [and] Index Librorum Prohibitorum, Venice: Marcum de Claseris, 1597, octavo, (A-F8, with the final blank, F8), the three bound in late 17th century speckled calf, gold-tooled spine; worn, top compartment of the spine and headband missing, stamp of the Department des Deux-Nethes of Antwerp on the last leaf of text of the last work; Antwerp (or Anvers) was part of France during the French Revolution, under the name Deux-Nethes, in 1814 it was made part of Holland, and then incorporated into Belgium in 1830; 6 x 4 in. The Catholic Church began keeping a list of prohibited books in the mid-16th century. Anything considered heretical, inconsistent with church teachings, carnal, or theologically dangerous was eligible, including important works of science and philosophy, poetry, and even translations of the Bible into vernacular languages, Protestants were under special scrutiny. $2,000-2,200 179 Index Librorum Prohibitorum. Rome: Typis Rev[erentiae] Cam[erae] Apost[olicae], 1704. Bound with Appendices from 1716, 1718, and 1739; octavo, 568 pages, in a paste-paper cover, detached from text block, 5 3/4 x 4 in. [and] Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey’s (1711-1797) Conseils pour Former une Bibliotheque Peu Nombreuse, Mais Choisie, Berlin: Haude et Spener, 1756, octavo, contemporary mottled calf, gold-tooled spine and label, somewhat worn, short split near the top of the front joint, 6 1/2 x 4 in. (2) $300-500

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180 Ingraham, Joseph Holt (1809-1860) The South-West by a Yankee. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1835. First edition, two 12mo volumes, in publisher’s textured blue cloth, spines faded, spotting to edges, flyleaves removed from both volumes, 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (2) $500-700 181 Jardine, Sir William (1800-1874) The Natural History of Humming-birds, [from] The Naturalist’s Library. Edinburgh: Lizars, and Sterling & Kenney, 1834. Small octavo, two volumes bound as one, illustrated with an engraved title to each volume, thirty-four full-page colored plates in volume one, and thirty more in the second volume, for a total of sixty-six hand-colored illustrations, in full green textured cloth, surface wear, a.e.g., 6 1/2 x 4 in. $300-500

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182 Jones, Jane Elizabeth [neé Hitchcock] (1813-1896) The Young Abolitionists. Boston: Published at the Anti-Slavery Office, 1848. First edition, 12mo, well-preserved copy in blind-stamped and gold-tooled original dark brown ribbed cloth, edges slightly spotted, contemporary pencil inscriptions to ffep and title, 6 x 3 3/4 in. Jones was an outspoken abolitionist who followed in the mold of William Lloyd Garrison, and travelled the country, speaking against slavery. In the present work, she takes a tactic unusual for the time; she pitches her arguments directly to children and young people, at a time when even well-intentioned abolitionists generally preferred to shield their children from the horrific details of American slave-owning culture. $300-500

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183 Kent, Rockwell (1882-1971) Thirteen Volumes, Five Signed. Titles include the following signed or inscribed copies: Candide, New York: Literary Guild, 1929, no jacket, cover sunned; Rockwellkentiana, New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Co., 1933, in a slightly worn jacket; This is My Own, New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1940], in a torn jacket; Salamina, New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1935, dampstaining to insides of boards, jacket, which is torn and discolored; and Profile of Rockwell Kent in Twenty-two Letters, Brownlee Miscellany No. 1, 1947, with a seven-line inscription to Charles Wayland Lightbody and his wife Georgia; [and] eight other unsigned Kent titles. (13) $400-600 184 Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Excerpts of Visions of Cody, Signed. New York: New Directions, 1960. Signed edition, number 541 of 750, with Kerouac’s signature in blue ballpoint ink on the limitation page, in publisher’s half purple paper, and cream boards with the title in handwritten style in red and purple, with the original prepublication slip from New Directions tucked inside; slight discoloration at the foot of the front board. [and] Visions of Cody, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972, in publisher’s brick red cloth, and tan jacket, a little bumped, text block sagging a bit. (2) $800-1,200

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185 Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Four First Editions. The Dharma Bums, New York: Viking, 1958, bright, in publisher’s black cloth, lettered in silver, green, and lilac, with the jacket, crease to front panel of jacket, top edge green, faded, slight spotting to front board, contents good. Lonesome Traveler, New York: McGraw-Hill, [1960], illustrated by Larry Rivers, bound in publisher’s half black cloth with brown paper boards and brown endleaves, in the original dust jacket, slight rubbing, abrasions, a little dusty. Big Sur, New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, [1962], in publisher’s black cloth spine, decorative indigo blue paper boards, top edge blue, in a clean jacket, the binding and jacket very good. [and] Desolation Angels, New York: CowardMcCann, [1965], in publisher’s vivid orange cloth, the binding tight, with the dust jacket, and yellow endleaves, very good, slight fading to spine of dust jacket. (4) $400-600 186 Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, in publisher’s black cloth, lettered in white; with the original jacket, priced $3.95, and the red and blue stripes on the back panel, the jacket slightly abraded, slight losses at head and foot of spine, top edge a little scratched, corners rubbed, slightly bumped. $800-1,200


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187 Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) The Town and the City. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1950. First edition of Kerouac’s first book, bound in full red cloth, lettered in gold, with the original jacket, with some loss of surface, top edge dark blue, slightly scratched at the top. $400-600 188 Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969) Three First Editions. Visions of Gerard, New York: Frarrar, Straus, and Co., [1963], in publisher’s binding, black cloth spine and pink patterned paper boards, dust jacket slightly faded, with a short tear, surface rubbing. Satori in Paris, New York: Grove Press, [1966], in very good blue publisher’s binding and crisp dust jacket. [and] Vanity of Dulouz, New York: CowardMcCann, [1968], in dark bluish-black cloth spine and wood-grain paper boards, in the dust jacket, with some surface abrasions. (3) $200-300

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189 King Jr., Martin Luther (1929-1968) Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, Signed Copy. New York: Harper & Row, [1967]. Stated first edition, with “D-R” on the copyright page, in publisher’s binding with black cloth spine and yellow ochre boards and endleaves, in a very good jacket, signed on ffep, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

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190 Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) Works. London: Macmillan & Co., 1913. Bombay Edition, signed by Kipling on half-title of volume one, one of 1,050 copies, twentysix large octavo volumes, initials printed in blue, bound in uniform smooth blue calf, inner gilt dentelles, gilt spines, t.e.g., fore-edges untrimmed; lacking labels, hinges rubbed and tender throughout, one board detached; occupying 36 inches of shelf space. (26) $600-800

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191 Lactantius (c. 240-c. 320) Des Divines Institutions contre les Gentils & Idolatres. Lyons: de Tournes & Gazeau, 1555. 16mo in eights, 650 pages, title within ornamental metal-cut compartment, small initials, ruled in red throughout, bound in full crushed red morocco, 19th century, all edges marbled and gilt, inner gilt dentelles, front joint somewhat abraded, slight discoloration around gilt tooling on front and back boards. $500-700

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192 Latham, Simon (c. 1574-1649) Latham’s Faulconry, or the Faulcons Lure and Cure. London: by Hodgkinsonne for Rooks, 1658 Octavo, fourth edition, in two parts, woodcut frontispiece opposite the title, with numerous woodcut text illustrations of birds of prey and the tools and gear used by falconers, several repeats; collated against the Folger copy, which notes that leaf M1 at the end of the first part is missigned, and should be considered (second) A1; this copy lacks the final leaf, L4; bound in the distinctive full limp pigskin binding of Henry Arthur Johnstone, with his blind-tooled full-page leather flyleaf bookplate, dated 1899, the binding with stitched borders, gold-stamped armorial front cover, and spine; small oval ownership stamp of R.H. Inglis (Sir Robert Harry? 1786-1855) on verso of title, t.e.g., binding somewhat rubbed, in a custom slipcase, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. $2,000-2,500


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193 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, 12mo, first English edition of Jean de La Chapelle’s Les Amours de Catulle, engraved frontispiece, contemporary boards, slight worming in first few signatures, toning, front joint starting, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. [and] Johannes Secundus’s (1511-1536) Basia [...] or the Kisses, London: for Henry Lintot, 1731, 12mo, translated by George Ogle, Elijah Fenton (1683-1730) and Edward Ward, portrait frontispiece of Secundus opposite the title, collates in accordance with the ESTC, with the engraved vignette in the second title present, contemporary sheepskin, slightly dry, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (2) $400-600

194 Latin Prize Book. Pausanias (c. AD 110-AD 180) Graeciae Descripto Accurata. Leipzig: Fritsch, 1696. With a full page typographically printed presentation page, fulfilled by hand, and dated 1738, the prize awarded to Johannes Oldenhoven van Rijnveld, of the Alkmaar Gymnasium in the Netherlands, with the signature of his teacher, Bernhard Pagenstecher; bound in full tight-backed Dutch parchment over stiff boards, tooled in gilt with the arms of the school on both boards; title printed in red and black, with engraved vignette, text in double columns, Greek and Latin throughout, lacking silk ties, the binding dry, top of the spine torn with slight loss, 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. $300-500

195 Le Roy, Julien David (1724-1803) Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grèce. Paris: Delatour, se vend Chez Musier, 1770. Second edition, large folio, two parts in one volume, half-title, illustrated with sixtyone of sixty-two full-page plates, (lacking the first plate in the first part) bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated French calfskin, marbled endleaves, gilt spine, some what worn, corners bumped, joints splitting, 21 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. $4,000-6,000

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196 Le Roy, Julien David (1724-1803) Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grèce. Paris: Guerin & Delatour, et al., 1758. First edition, large folio, two parts in one volume, illustrated with sixty full-page plates, bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated calf, the spine leather worn and patched, split along the joints, loss of leather to head and tail of spine, oval hole trimmed from title, repaired from verso, some toning to some plates, and scattered foxing, marbled endleaves, bookplates removed from inside front board, 22 x 16 1/4 in. $6,000-8,000

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197 Leclerc, Sebastien (1637-1714) Album of Engravings. Large folio album of engravings done after Leclerc’s original paintings and drawings and some engraved by Leclerc directly, and signed in the plate, consisting of fifty-three leaves with approximately 472 separate engravings, ranging in size from very large full-page folio, to some the size of postage stamps, and everything in between, including images of many subjects fulfilling many categories of illustration, including title pages, frontispieces, bookplates, armorial crests and medals, illustrations for Aesop’s Fables, the life of Christ, and other works, engraved initials and decorative pieces, portraits, architectural interiors and exteriors, landscapes, and many others, including some that may be proof or unfinished prints; some engravings cut out of the album, bound in contemporary leather, worn, front board detached, corners quite worn, 21 1/2 x 16 in. The only uniting theme of this group of engravings is Leclerc, and it seems unlikely that anyone other than the artist would have access to so much of his work. Although that it is possible that these illustrations were collected by one of his contemporaries who was a great admirer of his work, it also seems possible that Leclerc himself assembled this album as a portfolio of samples to show his artistic range. $3,000-5,000

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200 Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) History of the Expedition under the Command of Lewis and Clark, ed. Elliott Coues (18421899) New York: Francis P. Harper, 1893. Four volumes, first of this limited edition, number 757 of 1,000 on fine book paper; 1,298 pages plus index volume with maps, portraits, bound in uniform publisher’s green cloth, partially unopened, binding somewhat bumped, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (4) $800-1,000 201 Linnaeus, Carolus (1707-1778) Classes Plantarum. Halle an der Saale: Bierwirth, 1747. Octavo, bound in full contemporary sheepskin, dry, with joints split and sections of the spine missing, front board detached, contents browned, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. $600-800

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198 Leng, Charles W. (1859-1941) and William T. Davis (1862-1945) Staten Island and Its People. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1929 [-1933]. First edition, five volumes, bound in publisher’s dark green textured cloth with bright green cloth sides, pictorial boards stamped in gold, profusely illustrated, this work covers the geography and history of Staten Island from 1609 to 1929 in volumes one and two, the three other volumes are dedicated to biographies of important citizens of the borough, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (5) $400-600

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199 Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) and William Clark (1770-1838) Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean. London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. First London edition, three octavo volumes, lacking the large folding map in volume one, five full-page maps present (five of six maps), no half-titles; contemporary diced russia, spines with green labels, some joints starting, endcaps chipped; scattered interior foxing, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (3) $2,500-3,000

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202 Literature, 18th-19th Centuries, Fifteen Volumes. Fanny Burney’s (1752-1840) Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress, London: for Payne and Cadell, 1782, first edition, five 12mo volumes, in contemporary marbled calfskin, spines nicely tooled, red and green spine labels, one label chipped, front boards detached on three of the five volumes, not collated, 6 3/4 x 4 in. Priscilla Wakefield’s (1751-1832) An Introduction to Botany, Dublin: Burnside, 1796, 12mo, Dublin edition published the same year as the first London, illustrated with one unnumbered full-page plate opposite page 37, eleven numbered full-page plates, and one folding typographical table, plate two bound upside down, contemporary marbled calf, original red label, joints split, bottom edge of front board with rodent damage, some browning and spotting to contents, 6 1/2 x 4 in. Thomas Keightley’s (1789-1872) The Fairy Mythology, London: Ainsworth, 1828, first edition, two 12mo volumes, illustrated with twelve full-page copper-plate etchings and numerous woodcut head and tail pieces by William Henry Brooke, in contemporary boards with an old rebacking, now failing, boards detached, some spotting to text leaves and plates, 6 1/2 x 4 in. Charles Johnstone’s (1719?-1800?) Chrysal: or, the Adventures of a Guinea, London: for Watson, et al., 1775, four octavo volumes, contemporary bookplate inside three of the five, original sheepskin, boards detached, contents spotted and browned, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. [and] Sir James Justinian Morier’s (1780-1849) The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, London: Murray, 1824, in three octavo volumes, full calf, labels missing, bindings dry, scuffed, 6 x 3 3/4 in. (15) $1,000-1,200


203 Loudon, Jane (1807-1858) The Mummy! a Tale of the Twenty-second Century. London: Colburn, 1828. Second edition, three octavo volumes, bound in uniform contemporary tan calf, spines perished, boards scratched and detached, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. In this early work of science fiction Jane Loudon imagines the year 2126, where the British monarch is the Catholic Queen Claudia. Loudon provides specific descriptions of fashion, technology, and other details about this future world, with an obvious debt to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. $400-600 204 Lover of Their Precious Souls. The History of the Holy Jesus. Boston: Printed and Sold by John Boyle, 1774. Twenty-fifth edition, 16mo in eights, lacking A1, [the portrait], otherwise complete, illustrated throughout with primitive folk art woodcuts; five of the nineteen woodcuts are signed I.T., for Isaiah Thomas, disbound, worn, faded, with some browning, currently sandwiched between two wooden boards, 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. This popular and anonymously composed short illustrated work was produced for the edification of children. The charming woodcuts include Bible subjects, two skeletons, and some domestic scenes. The text ends with “The Child’s Body of Divinity,” arranged as an ABC. $1,000-1,500 203

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205 Lozano, Pedro (fl. circa 1770) Coleccion de Estampas, que Representa los Prinzipales Casos de el Viejo, y Nuebo Testamen Obra Util para la Ynstruccion de la Jubentud. [Madrid]: Antonio Sancha, 1774-1778. Oblong-format folio, with the New Testament section bound first, followed by general title and Old Testament, the work consisting of full-page engravings with verses beneath throughout, with seventy-eight plates in the New Testament section, and 178 in the Old, bound in full contemporary mottled sheepskin, gilt-tooled spine and label, rubbed but intact, some surface abrasions, corners bumped, signs of use and reading to contents, including some spotting, ink spots, finger soiling, et cetera, 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. This image-based representation of the Bible is notable because it explicitly states in the title that it is intended for the instruction of young people. $1,000-1,500

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206 Macclintock, Samuel (1732-1804) The Choice: a Discourse, Occasioned by the Present Severe Drought; the Mortal Fever which Prevails in Portsmouth. Boston: for Thomas Adams, 1798. First edition, octavo, 21 numbered pages, final blank and half-title both present; disbound, half-title evenly toned, final text leaf and blank with closed tears, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. [and] Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839) A Sermon, Delivered in Shrewsbury at the Interment of the Rev. Joseph Sumner, D.D. December 13, 1824. Worcester: Spy Office: S.B. Manning, April 1825, octavo, author presentation copy, “from the author� in top right corner of title, stab-stitched, untrimmed, title evenly toned, 15 numbered pages, verso of final leaf blank, 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (2) Aaron Bancroft was a minuteman who fought at the battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill; he graduated from Harvard in 1778 and settled in Worcester. $300-500

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207 Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469-1527) Works. London: for Starkey, Harper, and Amery, 1680 Folio, lacking the general title; 528 pages, translated by Henry Neville; first and last few leaves with stains, tears, bottom margin of last two leaves trimmed away and crudely repaired, bound in later sheepskin, peeling, sewing structure broken in the center, browning, staining and marginalia in the text, preliminary leaves detached, binding becoming detached, joints split, corners rubbed, 12 x 7 1/4 in. $400-600 208 Madison, James (1751-1836) and William Bainbridge (1774-1833) Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Letter from Cap. Bainbridge, now Commanding U. States’ Frigate Constitution, Reporting his Capture and Destruction of the British Frigate “the Java.” February 22d, 1813. Washington, D.C.: Roger C. Weightman, 1813. Octavo pamphlet, single signature, four leaves, removed from a bound volume, ink inscriptions, some toning, short tears, 8 x 4 3/4 in. The Constitution cut the Java down in a spirited fight that saw the latter sent to the bottom of the sea. Bainbridge was wounded twice in the battle, and the helm of the Constitution was blasted away by the Java, however, the captain kept command, and even managed to salvage the Java’s helm for his own ship during the battle, before burning and sinking it. The Java’s helm is still in place on the Constitution today. On 3 March 1813, Madison awarded Bainbridge the Congressional Gold Medal. $300-500

209 Manuscript Account Book, New England, c. 1788-1800 Folio-format softcover account book used by David Libbey (fl. circa 1790) of Kittery, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with six pages used as a sum book; astronomical chart used as the inner cover; the book organized by customer, with dates, services, and prices listed in columns; Libbey made and repaired shoes and boots for the most part, but he also ploughed fields, hauled wood, planted, dug, and sold potatoes, and did other odd jobs; the list of names is familiar to the history of Kittery and Portsmouth: Staple(s), Tobey, Schamond, Leighton, Shapleigh, Hammond, and other Libbeys; the pages of the book worn and stained, but legible and sturdy enough for handling, approximately 42 leaves, in a single signature, some leaves cut out, 12 x 7 3/4 in. $400-600

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210 Manuscript Journal of William R. Skinner, British, Illustrated, c. 1864. Octavo format journal of the travels of a certain Mr. Skinner, entitled Recollections of my Wanderings, approximately sixty pages, with many small pencil vignettes in the text, along with some full-page sketches of buildings, views, and scenery in Paris (including the sea voyage), Hastings, Dover, the ruins of Reculver and Raynham Abbey, the Orangerie at Versailles, Rouen, Rochester, Conway Castle (in North Wales), Dublin Bay, Dumbarton Castle (Scotland), Skiddaw, a rock salt mine in Cheshire, Stock Ghyll Force (a waterfall in the Lake District), Rydal Water, Lodore Falls, John Knox’s home, the ruins of Holyrood Abbey, and Ben Lomond; carefully wrought sketches with notes of travels accompanying them, at least one leaf torn away, the text on a parchment-textured pale gray paper, with some blotchiness, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. $300-500

211 Manuscript Leaves and Documents. Six early leaves and documents, including: a leaf from a manuscript in Catalan, c. 1350; a late 12th century leaf containing text from Genesis and Exodus in an angular protogothic hand, Germany, trimmed, binding waste, one column from a large lectern Bible; a parchment leaf from a folio-format Latin Bible from Germany, 15th century; an 18th century British indenture; a deed of sale for a house from Asti, Italy, 6 November 1489; and a manuscript leaf on paper in Coptic and Arabic from Egypt, c. 1650; sizes vary. (6) $300-500 212 Manuscript Leaves, English. Six parchment leaves removed from Medieval manuscripts; all text written in Latin; most leaves from the Bible, with red and blue penwork; one leaf from Petrus de Riga’s Aurora, in a single column, in brown ink, c. 1250, narrow format, 9 1/4 x 4 1/2 in., other leaves varying sizes. (6) $600-800

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213 Manuscript Leaves, French, Mid-15th Century, Two Framed. Two parchment leaves from two different small-format French Books of Hours in Latin, one with twining gilt floriate marginal decoration, the other with rectangular giltbackground blocks adorned with stylized poppies and other flowers; fifteen and twenty lines per page, some two-line initials with gilt decoration, both leaves matted and displayed in gilt double-glazed frames. (2) $400-600

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214 Manuscript Leaves, French, 1150-1175. Four parchment leaves, including a joined bifolium (counted as two leaves), all removed from Latin text manuscripts from the 12th century; text in brown ink in a Romanesque hand likely from southern France with Italianate features; three of the four leaves from the same manuscript, 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 in., the remaining leaf from a slightly smaller book, 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (4) $300-500 215 Manuscript Leaves, French. Ten parchment leaves removed from Medieval French manuscripts, 12th and 13th century, mostly smaller format, theological; one removed from a binding, the others from books, six with penwork in red and blue, one with a marginal drawing of a lion, one with a gilt initial, various sizes. (10) $600-800 216 Manuscript Leaves, Italian. Five leaves on parchment, 12th to 15th centuries, one from a small format 13th century copy of Peter Lombard’s Sententiarum; one bifolium from a commentary on the Book of Jonah, 12th century, with the top half trimmed away, former binding waste; the other three leaves small folio format, from Latin service books, 15th century; most leaves with red and blue penwork, various sizes. (5) $400-600

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217 Manuscript Leaves. Seven leaves on parchment from manuscripts, and one paper leaf from a printed book; the manuscript leaves varying in size and content: one very large gradual leaf with music and illuminated initials decorated with gold, 27 x 20 in.; one bifolium (two connected leaves) from a smaller and less ornate song book, 19 1/2 x 14 in.; one leaf from the New Testament with several red and blue initials, 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.; an Old Testament page from Numbers, chapters twenty-seven through thirty-one, in a gothic hand, black ink, with large original page margins, prick marks in gutter, the text ruled and framed in plummet, alternating red and blue initials, sixty lines per page, in two columns, 12 3/4 x 9 in.; two leaves from different Books of Hours, both with initials in gold, red, and blue, and line-fill; one leaf with the litany of the saints, the other with prayers 6 3/4 x 5 in. each, approximately; and one leaf printed on paper from a late 15th to early 16th century Latin prayerbook, the woodcut border colored by hand, text printed in red and black, 4 x 6 in. (8) $400-600 218 Manuscript Missal Leaves. Six parchment leaves with decorated initials and sacred music; four from the same manuscript, c. 1600, four line staff, 21 x 15 in. each, with neatly executed, if not ornate initials in red and blue, unframed; the other two from later manuscripts, one a 21 x 21 in. fragment cut with loss from a larger sheet with an ornate initial, framed; the other with a large initial “C” with a gold chalice; text and music stenciled, 25 1/2 x 17 in., also framed; some tears, stains, and loss. (6) $400-600

219 Manuscript on Paper, Prayer Book, German, 18th Century. Octavo, approximately 300 pages, illustrated with fifteen hand-colored devotional engravings (prayer cards) further enhanced with gold decoration, and with areas of the paper cut away and backed with different pieces of fabric and hand-made metallic lace, each card a multi-media collage, mounted on a page of the manuscript, subjects of the prayer cards include the Apostles, the Infant of Prague, the Holy Family, Saint Francis, the crucifixion, and other similar subjects; the text in German, in a light brown ink, some headings in green ink, sixteen or seventeen lines per page; bound in full contemporary dark green morocco, tooled in gilt on both boards and spine, with an IHS emblem and the initials M.F.C. on the front board, another Catholic emblem with different initials on the back board; edges gilt and gauffered, with multicolored gilt block-printed endleaves, all binding elements very well preserved, the binding housed in the original two-part solander case, lined with decorated paper, the exterior of the case covered in brown sheepskin, worn and dry, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. Although the German hand is hard to read, an inscription on the front free endleaf in the same hand as the text may identify the original owner. $800-1,000 220 Manuscript, Recueil de Chansons, 18th Century. Octavo format manuscript on paper in French, consisting of song lyrics, in three inscribed portions 200, 43, and 92 pages, each section separated by a section of leaves left blank; including reference to songs from Rousseau’s Le Devin du Village, lyrics from Pierre-Joseph Bernard, the old French song “O Mahomet!,” and many others, bound in full French calfskin, sponge decorated boards, marbled endleaves, gilt-tooled spine with label, slightly cocked, front joint starting to split; contents good, text in a uniform hand, brown ink, post1750, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. $300-500

221 Mason, George Henry (fl. circa 1800) The Costume of China. London: Miller, 1800. First edition, with the words “Costume,” and “Sixty Engravings” on the title page in an outline or hollow typeface, folio, illustrated with sixty hand-colored aquatints by J. Dadley after Pu-Qua of various Chinese citizens depicting their jobs and social status, text printed in parallel English and French throughout, bound in full contemporary red straight-grained morocco, tooled in gilt on boards and spine, a.e.g., inner gilt dentelles, marbled endleaves; headcaps and endbands chipped away, joints weak, extremities rubbed, corners bumped, contents with some spotting, offsetting, the plates finely colored, generally good, a large copy, 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 222 Maupertuis, Pierre Louis Moreau de (16981759) Oeuvres. Lyons: Bruyset, 1768. Four octavo volumes, portrait frontis of Maupertuis in his fur hat opposite the title in volume one, the set bound in full contemporary uniform sheepskin, boards sponge-decorated, spines gilt-tooled, with two red labels on each, marbled edges and endleaves; some headcaps chipped, but generally a good set, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. Maupertuis introduced the principle of least action, and the integral equation that describes it, an important contribution to classical mechanics. $200-400 223 McCloskey, Robert (1914-2003) Make Way for Ducklings. New York: The Viking Press, 1941. First edition, with “First published August 1941” printed on the copyright page, no Caldecott Medal sticker on the dust jacket, and no mention of the Caldecott honor inside the front flap, priced $2.00 in the front flap, along with a synopsis of the story, bound in publisher’s cream-colored cloth, blocked in turquoise on front board and spine, corner wear and abrasion to the jacket repaired on the verso with Japanese tissue, some short closed tears, slight fading, offsetting to endleaves, childish signature in purple crayon on ffep, with period gift card mounted on ffep, pages thumbed commensurate with use, 12 x 8 3/4 in. $400-600

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224 Medical Books, 18th Century, Three Titles in Four Volumes. Including Jean-Baptiste Sénac’s (1693-1770) Traite de la Structure du Coeur, Paris: Briasson, 1749, in two quarto volumes, contemporary speckled calfskin, illustrated with seventeen folding plates at the end of volume one; volume two with water stains, damage to the back board, affecting contents, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. Daniel Le Clerc’s (1652-1728) Histoire de la Medecine, The Hague: Isaac van der Kloot, 1729, quarto added engraved title, typographical title page printed in red and black, three parts in one volume, with folding genealogy of physicians and engraved portraits, bound in full contemporary calf, spine tooled in gold, with the original label, somewhat worn, joints cracking, contents browned, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. [and] Johann Heinrich Schulze’s (16871744) Historiae Medicinae, Leipzig: Monath, 1728, quarto, in boards, edges untrimmed throughout, 8 1/2 x 7 in. (4) $600-800

225 Melville, Herman (1819-1891) The Works, Standard Edition. London/Bombay/Sydney: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1922. Sixteen octavo volumes, limited edition, number 463 of 750 copies; uniformly bound in publisher’s blue cloth, t.e.g., boards blocked in blind, spines lettered in gilt, aubergine endleaves, some spines slightly faded, the spine of White Jacket slight torn, generally good, 9 x 5 3/4 in. (16) This edition of Melville’s works contains the first publication of Billy Budd, and many poems. $1,000-1,500

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226 Metzger, Johann (1789-1852) An Historical Description of the Castle of Heidelberg and its Gardens. Heidelberg: Meder, [c. 1830]. Landscape-format folio, title, 86 pages of text, explanation of the plates, and twenty-five plates (five of which are folding), in original printed publisher’s yellow paper wrappers, tissue guards present, plate 3 is browned, as though the book was set open to this page for an extended time, otherwise a bit of thumbing, dust, 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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227 Midwifery, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Three Volumes. Francis Mauriceau’s (1637-1709) The Diseases of Women with Child, and in Childbed, London: Darby, 1683, translated by Hugh Chamberlen Jr.; octavo, illustrated with six folding plates, second edition of a rare title, ESTC shows two U.S. copies only of both the first and second editions, most of the plates in rough condition, fragmentary, worn and torn, but parts present, manuscript notes in a contemporary hand, contemporary ownership inscription of a Sam Bad (or Bud) on verso of title, bound in contemporary calf, worn but intact, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. [with] Johannes Freind’s (1666-1738) Praelectiones Chymicae, Leiden: Langerak, 1734, engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black, bound with Freind’s Emmenologia Leiden: Langerak, 1734, 12mo, in later half leather, boards becoming detached, 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. [and] Alexander Hamilton’s (1739-1802) Outlines of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery, Northampton, Massachusetts: by Butler, for Thomas & Andrews, 1797, octavo, third American edition, full contemporary sheepskin, with label, worming to spine, contents deeply toned, leather peeling, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. $300-500

228 Miniature Books, Three Volumes. Kern der Nederlandsche Historie met Figuurtjes, Amsterdam: Crajenschot, 1754, illustrated with full-page engravings throughout, bound in contemporary morocco, tooled in gold, a.e.g., 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. [and] Two other miniature books in Arabic, each about one inch tall. (3) $200-400 229 Montagu, George (1753-1815) Ornithological Dictionary [and] Inscribed Author’s Presentation Copy of the Supplement. London: for J. White by T. Bensley, 1802 [and] Exeter: Woolmer, 1813 First edition, three octavo volumes, handcolored frontispiece of the cirl bunting facing the title in volume one; the Supplement inscribed: “Presented to Doctor Leach by the Author,” likely William Elford Leach (1790-1836), zoologist, marine biologist, and colleague of Montagu, whose Elements of Zoology is advertised at the back of this volume; illustrated with twenty-four full-page engravings of birds, the first two volumes in uniform half calf, the Supplement in contemporary full leather, rebacked, the three approximately 8 x 5 in. each. (3) $300-500

230 Montaigne, Michel de (1533-1592) Essays, trans. Charles Cotton (1630-1687) London: for Basset, Gilliflower, and Hensman, 1685. Variant of the first edition of Cotton’s translation, with volume two dated 1686, three octavo volumes, portrait frontispieces present in each volume, volumes not collated, bound in contemporary English calf, speckled, contemporary marbled edges, the set rebacked, with new labels, corners slightly bumped, one board corner with a significant chunk missing, later endleaves, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (3) $300-500 231 Moore, Clement C. (1779-1863) The Night Before Christmas, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) Philadelphia: Lippincott, [1931]. First edition, American edition, copy number one of 275, signed by Rackham on the limitation page, title printed in red and black, illustrated with four full-page color plates, and text illustrations throughout, red and white decorative endleaves, bound in full limp parchment, lettered in gilt, t.e.g., without the publisher’s slipcase, 9 x 5 3/4 in. $700-900

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232 Musical Manuscripts, Massachusetts, Clarinet Tunes, Revolutionary War Era. Two oblong-format musical manuscripts, with an inscription mentioning Abel Piper (1746-1836) of Phillipston, Massachusetts, Lieutenant in the Massachusetts Militia who served in the campaign of 1776 in the Company of Captain Robert Longley, Asa Whitcomb’s Regiment, for the town of Bolton; the music is of a military flavor, consisting mainly of marches, but also including many dances and hornpipes, lessons, and some scribbled lyrics, all music relating to the clarinet; the larger book in sheepskin over scabbard, the other smaller and soft-covered, both with many loose pages, chipping, smudging, and other signs of intense wear and use, 10 1/2 x 7 in. and 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (2) After the Revolutionary War, Piper was an innkeeper in Phillipston, he also served as a Justice of the Peace. $200-300 233 Neo-Latin Poetry, Five Volumes, Small Format. Jean Bonnefons’s (1554-1614) Pancharis [bound with] Imitations du Latin, Paris: Abelis l’Angelier, 1587, 12mo, two copies. Philipp Nicodemus Frischlin’s (1547-1590) Facetiae Selectiores, Amsterdam: [No printer], 1651, contemporary boards, joints cracked, 5 1/2 x 3 in. Pierre-Juste Sautel (Societatis Jesu) Lusus Poetici Allegorici, Leiden: Duhan, 1656, 12mo, later leather, board detached, a.e.g., 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. [and] Flores, et Sententiae Scribendique Formulae Illustriores, Paris: Beys, 1577, in a tidy parchment binding, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (5) $500-700

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234 Neo-Latin Poetry, Five Volumes. Jean de la Chapelle’s (1655-1723) Oeuvres, Paris: Anisson, 1700, octavo, in two volumes, collected edition, in very good full sheepskin bindings, a.e.g., marbled endleaves, 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. Tibullus’s [Opera] Quae Exstant, Amsterdam: Wetsteniana, 1708, title page printed in red and black, engraved vignette, extra engraved title, illustrated throughout, Prince of Lichtenstein copy, in full contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, short crack at top of front joint, back joint cracked, 9 x 6 3/4 in. Thomas Parnell’s (1679-1718) Poems on Several Occasions, Dubling: Thomas Ewing, 1773, large quarto, contemporary calf, joints spint, spine dry, 10 x 8 in. [and] Jean Passerat’s Commentarii in C. Val. Catullum, Albium Tibullum, et Sex. Aur. Propertium, Paris: [Morell], 1608, first edition, folio, in a contemporary binding with the gilt-tooled arms of Henri Jacques Nompar de Caumont, duc de La Force (1675-1726) on both boards; engraved armorial bookplate of William Lord Viscount Bateman (16951744) pasted inside the front board, marbled endleaves, spine a bit dry, corners bumped, 13 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. These volumes not collated. (5) $500-700

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235 Niebuhr, Barthold Georg (1776-1831) The History of Rome. London: by Bentley for Taylor and Walton, 1837 [-1844]. Five octavo volumes, the preferred translation by Julius Hare and Connop Thirlwall, completed by William Smith and Leonhard Schmitz, with the two volume continuation, the set bound in uniform calf, spines tooled in gilt with red and green labels, scuffed but presentable, ex libris William Waldorf Astor (1848-1919) with his Cliveden bookplate, dated 1899, pasted inside the front boards of all five volumes, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (5) $400-600

236 Niebuhr, Carsten (1733-1815) Beschreibung von Arabien. Copenhagen: Möller, 1772. First edition, quarto, illustrated with twentyfive engravings extraneous to the collation, all thrown out on full-page sheets and mounted as folding, the first twenty-four are numbered, and include several maps, the last is a large folding map of Yemen with hand-colored outlines; plates four and five, exhibiting different manuscript hands, are also hand-colored in red and yellow, and the plate showing Mecca has a little line of yellow on the Kaaba; in addition, a folding typographical table is bound opposite page 194; ex libris James Henry Breasted (1865-1935), the American archaeologist and founder of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, and rubber stamp on the title; in contemporary boards, head and tail chipped, boards still attached, some spotting to contents, unsophisticated and still structurally sound, 10 x 7 3/4 in. $700-900


237 North America and Far West Exploration, 1654, 1772, and 1850, Three Volumes. Vincent le Blanc’s (1554-1640) De Vermaarde Reizen, Amsterdam: Hendriksz and Rieuwertsz, 1654, quarto, engraved title, illustrated with seven full-page engravings in the text, preliminaries and beginning of text leaves damaged and repaired, bound in contemporary full parchment, dry and reflexed, boards contorted, front joint starting, 8 x 6 1/4 in. Antonio de Ulloa’s (1716-1795) Noticias Americanas, Madrid: de Mena, 1772, first edition, octavo, full contemporary sheepskin with marble-figured leather and gold-tooled spine, edges stained bright yellow, marbled endleaves, 7 3/4 x 5 in. Ulloa was a member of the Royal Society, an astronomer, and the first Spanish governor of Louisiana (1766-1768). In this work, he writes of his experiences in Peru and Ecuador, including early ethnographic information about the indigenous population. [and] Bayard Taylor’s (1825-1878) Eldorado, London: Routledge, 1850, later edition, not illustrated, two volumes issued together, later half leather, title and prelims crudely guarded, 6 1/2 x 4 in. $300-500 238 Northup, Solomon (1808-1863) Twelve Years a Slave. Auburn: Derby & Miller; Buffalo: Derby, Orton & Mulligan; Cincinnati: Derby, 1853. First edition, octavo, illustrated with frontispiece and six full-page plates, with publisher’s advertisements bound between the yellow endleaves in the front, in blindstamped cloth boards, the whole very worn and carelessly and repeatedly read, spine detached and mostly perished, board edges completely worn, text block broken, virtually every page with finger smudges and stains, page corners dog-eared, some pages detached, some pinned in place, childish signatures of John, George, Eliza, and Ann Hobart inscribed on endleaves, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $600-800

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239 O’Flaherty, Liam (1896-1984) The Informer. London: Jonathan Cape, [1925]. First edition, in a very good pictorial jacket, and publisher’s green cloth, minor discolorations, text block good, slightly shifted, top edge dusty, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. $600-800

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240 Orne, Harold (fl. circa 1933) Naushon Tree Album. [Boston: Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co., 1936]. Landscape-format folio album, printed privately for personal distribution by the Forbes family, owners of Naushon Island, two leaves of text printed on creamy white stock, describing the competition to find the most interesting trees on the Island and a table of contents listing the trees and their locations, followed by fifty matte black-andwhite photographic tree portraits mounted on dark green album pages, bound in full original blue cloth with the title and a sprig of leaves stamped in gilt on the front cover; the binding somewhat rubbed but intact, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $200-400

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241 Otley’s Children’s Chap Books. Yorkshire: Otley, J.S. Publishing and Stationery Co., Ltd., [c. 1850]. Sixteen separate issues in a series as indicated on the back cover of each number, octavo, each in the original paper wrappers, illustrated throughout, each with the first and last illustration hand-colored, all in very good condition, each volume a single signature stitched neatly through the fold with one thread, 6 1/2 x 4 in. (16) Titles as follows: The History of Cinderella; The History of Tom Thumb; Hare and Many Friends; Entertaining Views; Robinson Crusoe; Jack the Giant Killer; Little Red Riding Hood; Scenes from Nature; Dame Trot; Mother Hubbard; Capitals of Europe; The House that Jack Built; Death & Burial of Cock Robin; Cock Robin and Jenny Wren; Old Man and his Ass; and Peter Brown. $1,000-1,500


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242 Parrish, Maxfield (1870-1966) and Jules Guerin (1866-1946) A Collection of Colour Prints, Twenty Plates. [New York:] The Century Co., [c. 1915]. Folio with twenty color plates tipped onto loose cards, sixteen by Guerin, and four by Parrish, with the label of Frank Bender, Bookseller, 128 Fourth Ave., New York pasted to the front board of the folder, one tie broken, covers worn, dusty, some water damage, some of the mat boards chipped and torn, images themselves generally unaffected, each print labeled on the mount, 14 x 11 in. The Guerin plates are mostly his illustrations for Robert Hichens’s The Spell of Egypt, New York: Century, 1911. Parrish’s illustrations include three that he created for Edith Wharton’s Italian Villas and their Gardens, New York: Century, 1904, and The Sandman, from the Century Magazine, 1905. $300-500

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243 Parrish, Maxfield (1870-1966) and Jules Guerin (1866-1946) Water-colour Rendering Suggestions, Forty-five Plates. Cleveland, Ohio: Jansen, [n.d., c. 1920]. Octavo portfolio with title and forty-five color plates tipped onto card, ten illustrations by Parrish, thirty-five by Guerin, slight water stains to covers, contents generally good, complete, with all forty-five plates as called for on the contents page, ties missing, corners chipped, publisher’s label on the front board, 9 x 6 1/4 in. $300-400

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244 Paterson, William (1745-1806) Signed Copy, Salkeld’s Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King’s Bench. London: Lintot, 1742. Folio, with Paterson’s signature on the title page, volume one only; bound in full contemporary tan calf, tooled in blind, with a red spine label, endcaps chipped, boards rubbed and scratched, contents good, 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. Paterson served as Associate Justice on the Supreme Court, and Governor of New Jersey; he was a signer of the U.S. Constitution. $300-500


245 Perry, Captain John (1670-1732) Etat Present de la Grande Russie. The Hague: Dusauzzet, 1717. 12mo, title page printed in red and black, portrait frontispiece opposite title, large folding map, bound in full Dutch parchment, some fly specking, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. Perry spent fourteen years in Russia; in this account he tells of his various experiences, including personal problems and his work as Comptroller of Russian Maritime Works. $500-700

246 Persian Manuscript with Twenty-eight Miniatures. Tall narrow format manuscript in Persian on paper, approximately 250 leaves, miniatures done in bright colors, with gold accents, exhibiting Indian/Hindu themes, palette consists of warm colors, featuring stylized figures created using large blocks of flat color, with penwork tracery details added on top; text written in fifteen lines per page, within a triple-rule border in blue and red ink, diacritical marks in red throughout, in 19th century half leather, spine lacking, front board detached, worn, contents somewhat toned, old leather tabs marking chapter heads mostly flaked away, 9 3/4 x 5 in. $2,000-4,000 247 Photo Album, Florence, Italy, NovemberDecember 1897, January 1898. Commercially-produced red morocco album containing fifty-four black-and-white photographs, possibly taken by Ottilie Roederstein, all but six slipped into the pages of the album, the others loose, subjects identified in pencil on the album pages, and/ or on the versos, mainly exteriors, but also scenes of daily life, a few monks, school children, frescoes, fountains, architecture, and other subjects, each photo measures 5 x 7 in., spine of the album chipped, a.e.g., corners rubbed, structurally intact, 10 3/4 x 8 in. overall. Provenance: From the estate of Ottilie Roederstein (1859-1937) $300-500

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248 Photo Album, Middle Eastern Subjects, c. 1900. Commercially produced folio-format album, containing more than 100 photographs produced for the tourist trade, each approximately 8 x 10 in., mostly albumen prints, a minority at the end of the album black and white process, most by FĂŠlix Bonfils (1831-1885), others by Hippolyte Arnoux (active c. 1860-c. 1890), and eleven by Alexandre Leroux (1836-1912), subjects include individual portraits of Middle Easterners, including a Turkish guide, an Algerian shoe shine boy, Bedouins, a blind Dervish, and several individual shots of women; other photographs feature street scenes, and shots of daily life, including an Algerian coffee house, water carriers, Syrian mosaic makers, musicians, dancers, and others; monuments, buildings and ruins in Turkey, Syria, Cyprus, Egypt, and Algeria are also present, along with several shots of the pyramids, the sphinx, a mummy, and related Ancient Egyptian subjects; pages rumpled, photos mounted back-to-back on album sheets, making the text block thicker than the spine, front board almost completely detached, endleaves loose, 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $300-500

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249 Photo Album, Norway, Pompeii, Capri, Bethlehem, and Egypt, c. 1920. Commercially produced album containing approximately 120 black-and-white mostly snapshots (a few postcards and commercially made shots) including photos taken during sea journeys, scenes of fjords, falls, coastal villages and shipbuilding in Norway; a large group shot of the tourists on camels posing in the Valley of the Kings, ruins in Pompeii, and other notable tourist sites; photo sizes vary, album is 14 x 9 3/4 in. overall. $300-500

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250 Photo Albums, Cameroon, North Africa, c. 1920. Two photo albums, the first containing personal family photos of a sophisticatedseeming European family living abroad in North Africa in a military capacity, with a few photographs of local people and recognizably North African scenes thrown in among domestic and family scenes of a young and growing family; the second, likely from an earlier period, containing photographs of Cameroon and North Africa, featuring local buildings, natural features, ruins, and people; photographs on the first few pages of the album are identified in French, the balance are unidentified, sizes of photos varies, albums contain approximately 200 snapshots; each album is 12 x 9 in. overall. (2) $300-500


251 Photographs of France. Twenty-five black-and-white photographs of France, early-20th century, subjects include Vernet, Perpignan, and Carcassonne, sizes vary, each nicely tipped onto heathered light and dark gray card, some with identifying cards on the back, some corners folded, generally good, housed in a custom-made linen-covered box, front joint split and frayed, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. overall. $300-500

252 Pinetti, Giuseppe (1750-1800) Physical Amusements and Diverting Experiments. London: [No Printer]: 1784. First and only English edition, octavo, complete, with half-title, full-page frontispiece, engraved vignette on title, 65 numbered pages and three pages of contents, stab-sewn, the thread that once held it together is lost; half-title and verso of final leaf toned; chipping, some water stains, dog eared pages, and other damage, a large copy of a rare book on magic, card tricks, and sleight of hand worthy of careful restoration; ESTC locates five copies in American libraries, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $400-600

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253 Plays, 19th Century, Sammelband. Including: Maturin’s Bertram, Boston: Munroe & Francis, 1816; Joanna Baillie’s (1762-1851) De Montfort, lacking the title; Farquhar’s Beaux Stratagem, New York: Longworth at the Dramatic-Repository Shakespeare Gallery, 1817; and Dibdin’s The Quaker, New York: Longworth, 1817; spine broken, half sheepskin and paste paper boards, a manuscript table of contents on ffep indicates that two other plays were formerly present in this collection, but are now gone, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. $300-500

254 Pococke, Richard (1704-1765) A Description of the East. London: for the author by Bowyer, sold by Knapton et al., 1743 [-1745]. First edition, two folio volumes illustrated with a total of 179 plates as follows: volume one: engraved title, and seventy-five plates, some folding, maps, (plates are numbered 1 through 32 and 34 through 76, plate 33 was never printed); volume two: 104 plates, some folding, maps (including two versions of plate 16); the two volumes bound in uniform contemporary diced russia, gilt-tooled spines, bindings somewhat worn, front board of volume one detached, spine split slight in the center of volume two, joints starting, contents with some toning, generally good, ex libris Richard Prime, with his bookplate in each volume, 16 1/2 x 10 in. (2) $4,000-6,000

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255 Pope, Alexander (1688-1744) The Dunciad, Variorum. London: for A. Dod, 1729. Quarto, a re-issue of the first authorized edition, with an engraved title page only, containing the title and publisher’s information; with the added Addenda leaf after the last signature, engraved title page depicting an ass with its burden of books, the owl of wisdom perched on top; finely bound in brick red niger goatskin by Douglas Cockerell (1870-1945) in 1902 (stamped inside the back board), the boards with four interlocking knotwork designs tooled in gold, with green quatrefoil onlays at the center of each, the same design repeated in the spine compartments, title tooled directly onto the spine, inner gilt dentelles; front joint a trifle rubbed, sun-fading to a segment adjacent to the spine along the back board edge, ex libris George Bramwell Baker (18661937) with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, 9 1/4 x 7 in. $500-700

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256 Poxes and Disease, Three Volumes. Sir Richard Blackmore’s (d. 1729) Discourses on the Gout, a Rheumatism, and the King’s Evil, London: for Pemberton, 1726, first edition, octavo, collates in accordance with the ESTC, with an added four-leaf catalog of books for sale by Thomas Cox, full tan calfskin, paneled, rubbed, joints a bit split, structurally intact; modern bookplate imperfectly removed from inside front board, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. [with] Thomas Dimsdale’s (1712-1800) The Present Method of Inoculating for the SmallPox, London: for Owen, 1767, second edition, produced in the same year as the first, by the same printer, (at least three editions were printed in 1767), octavo, 160 pages, bound in modern half leather, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. [and] Samuel Scofield’s A Practical Treatise on Vaccina or Cowpock, New York: by Southwick and Pelsue, for Collins & Perkins, 1810, first edition, with the vividly colored frontispiece showing the progression of the pox, text browned, in contemporary sheep binding, octavo, 6 1/2 x 4 in. (3) $300-500


257 Prideaux, Mathias (1622-1646?) An Easy and Compendious Introduction for Reading all Sorts of Histories. Oxford: by Lichfield to be sold by Good, 1672. Quarto, the earlier of the two issues with this imprint, as distinguished in the ESTC by the use of the following misspellings on the title: Indixes, accidere, and Peurum; bound in full contemporary calf, with the large gilt-tooled arms of the Robert Bertie, 3rd Earl of Lindsey (1641-1701), stamp 1, as catalogued by the Bibliographical Society of London [see the collection of British armorial bindings at the University of Toronto], also found on the Earl’s copies of two other imprints from the 1670s, on both boards: head and shoulders of a crowned bearded man surrounded by a wreath and surmounted by a second floating crown, spine tooled in gilt compartments, label missing, with the signature of Charles Bertie (c. 1683-1727) dated 1706 on ffep, and again dated 1699 on rear flyleaf; the binding dry and rubbed, loss of endcap at the tail, structurally intact, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. $200-300

258 Pynchon, Thomas (b. 1937) Gravity’s Rainbow. New York: Viking, 1973. First edition, bound in full publisher’s bright orange cloth, and the first issue dust jacket priced $15.00 and the publisher’s date code (0273) inside the front flap, with the ISBN number printed in white over the red background on the back panel, bookplate of former owner pasted on the ffep, jacket is bright, with some light corner wear; text block slumping forward slightly, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $500-700

259 Pynchon, Thomas (b. 1937) V. Philadelphia and New York: Lippincott, 1963. First edition of Pynchon’s first book, bound in full publisher’s lilac cloth binding, with first issue jacket designed by Ismar David, and contents on the back panel, not reviews; top edge stained blue, spine sunned. [and] The Crying of Lot 49, Philadelphia and New York: Lippincott, 1966, in bright yellow publisher’s cloth spine with gray boards and embossed bugles, endpapers printed: w.a.s.t.e.; in the first issue dust jacket, priced at $3.95 inside the front flap, with the date code 366; jacket with some surface abrasions, top edge stained blue, binding is tight, contents clean. (2) $800-1,000

260 Pynchon, William (1590-1662) Meritorious Price of Man’s Redemption. London: by R.I. for Thomas Newberry, 1655. Quarto, contemporary sheepskin, bookplate of Sir William Pepperell’s family crest pasted inside the front board, marginal manuscript notes, boards detached, endleaves damaged from water and mildew, with loss to these leaves, water staining throughout, worse near the end of the text, with mildew damage as well, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. Pynchon’s Meritorious Price was the first book to be publicly condemned and burned in Boston. $2,000-3,000

261 Quilter, Harry (1851-1907) Preferences in Art. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1892. Large quarto, with a parchment label pasted inside the front board stating that this is copy number 218 of 280 printed, signed by Quilter, bound in full gold-tooled parchment, illustrated, the boards slightly reflexed, fly specking, dusty, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. [with] Fred Richardson’s Book of Drawings, Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1899, in gray publisher’s boards, the title printed in red, and a gray-on-gray woodcut, rubbed, stained, corners bumped, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. [and] Walton and Cotton’s The Compleat Angler, London: John Lane, the Bodley Head, 1897, in publisher’s pale green cloth, stamped in green, deckle edges, the binding a little faded, cloth on back board bubbling away from the board slightly, contents good, 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. (3) $200-300 262 Rackham, Arthur, Illustrator (1867-1939) Three Volumes, and Four Other Children’s Books. Including: Izaak Walton’s The Compleat Angler, Philadelphia: McKay, [n.d.], in green publisher’s cloth, spotted, rubbed; The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth & Marvels, London: Dent/New York: Dutton, 1907, color illustrations tipped onto olive green heathered paper, gold stamped green cloth, t.e.g., deckle edges, binding slightly rubbed, faded; Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle, London: Heinemann, 1909, the sixty-one pages of text printed on cream-colored stock, followed by Rackham’s color illustrations, printed on glossy paper and mounted on dark green cover-weight paper, in green publisher’s green cloth with gold pictorial stamping on front board and spine, corners rubbed, fading. [and] Four other titles, including: Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921; Florence and Bertha Upton’s The Vege-men’s Revenge, London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1897, pages loose, missing, torn; Florence and Bertha Upton’s The Golliwogg’s Bicycle Club, London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1896, pages loose, missing, torn; and Our Old Nursery Rhymes, illustrated by H. Willsbeek Le Mair, London: Augener/Philadelphia: McKay, [n.d.], pages loose and perhaps missing. (7) $600-800

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263 Rapin, Nicolas (1539-1608) Les Plaisirs du Gentilhomme Champestre; Les Plaisirs de la Vie Rustique; Claude Binet’s (fl. circa 1580) Les Plaisirs de la Vie Rustique et Solitaire; [and] Guy Du Faur, Seigneur de Pibrac’s (1529-1584) Les Quatrains. Paris: Pour la Veuve Breyer, 1583. 12mo, four titles bound together, each with its own title page and collation, full-page woodcut emblem on C5 verso in the final work, with a contemporary inscription in English written around the outside border of the woodcut; all titles bound together in contemporary limp parchment, top corner of front cover repaired, a horizontal break in the covering material across the spine, alum-tawed slips of sewing supports broken at back joint, ties lost, contents fresh, top right corner slightly worn down and dog-eared at the beginning of the text, 5 1/4 x 3 in. These titles are rare in Worldcat. $700-900 265

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264 Rare Books, Seven Volumes. John Evelyn’s Memoires for my Grand-son, Oxford: Nonesuch, 1926, 12mo, original limp vellum, with the marbled slipcase; Gustave Flaubert’s Bouvard and Peuchet, London: Nichols, 1896, first English edition, octavo, illustrated, bound in bright blue publisher’s cloth, with boldly blocked gilt design on the spine and front board; Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, New York: Harper & Row, [1970], stated first edition, in a good jacket, with the exclamation mark corrected to a period inside the front flap; George Catlin’s North American Indians, Philadelphia: Leary, Stuart, and Co., 1913, octavo, in two volumes, color illustrations throughout, in publisher’s maroon cloth, stamped in black and gold, some pages loose, spines sunned; Shaw-Ede, T.E. Lawrence’s Letters to H.S. Ede 1927-1935, London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1942, limited edition, number 333 of 500, bound in half morocco, cloth boards, corners bumped; and George Santayana’s Lucifer, or the Heavenly Truce, a Theological Tragedy, Cambridge: Duster House, 1924, folio, with a prospectus, printed in red, black, and blue; head-pieces, initials, and end papers designed by Pierre de Chaignon la Rose, printed by the Southworth Press in Portland, Maine, end papers are gold with red geometric designs, publisher’s black cloth, rubbed, 12 x 8 in. (7) $600-800 265 Reusner, Nicolaus (1545-1602) Icones sive Imagines Virorum Literis Illustrium. Strasbourg: Jobin, 1590. Octavo, illustrated with large woodcut portraits throughout, contemporary ownership inscription on front paste down and ffep, added marginal notes and underlinings from the same period throughout, several small slips of paper tipped into the gutter opposite Melanchthon’s portrait, bound in contemporary alum-tawed sheep over paper boards, roll-tooled in blind, worn but intact, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. Although somewhat heavy on the theologians, with great emphasis on the Reformers, luminaries from other fields are also present, including Vesalius, Copernicus, and the printer Oporinus. $500-700

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266 Rhode Island. Constitution of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, as Adopted by the Convention, Assembled at Newport, June 21, 1824. Providence: Jones & Maxcy, at the Office of the Patriot, 1824. Large octavo format, untrimmed, the first two signatures unopened, with the last integral blank intact, 18 pages, stab sewn, signed by Henry Bowen (1785-1867), Secretary of Rhode Island (1819-1843), on the verso of the last leaf, some stains, tears, and other associated signs of wear, last bifolium detached from the stitching, 9 1/2 x 6 in. This rare pamphlet does not appear in the auction records. Sabin 70569. $4,000-6,000

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269 Rouillé, Guillaume (c.1518-1589) Prima [et Secunda] Pars Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum a Seculo Hominum. Lyons: Rouillium, 1553. First edition, quarto, two parts bound as one, three signatures with leaves bound in the incorrect order (signatures g, k, and hh); illustrated throughout with two woodcut portrait emblems printed at the top of each page, bound in contemporary limp parchment, 19th ownership inscription and bookplate; water staining and toning to some text leaves, 9 x 6 1/4 in. $1,500-2,000 270 Royal Society, Great Britain. The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year 1700. London: for Knapton et al., 1731. Fourth edition, in three large quarto volumes, illustrated with thirty-two folding plates; bound in uniform modern full calf, with red labels, text not collated, contents good, 9 x 6 3/4 in. $400-600

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267 Rome, Two Illustrated Guides to the Ancient City, 1645 and 1769. Bartolomeo Marliani’s Ritratto di Roma Antica, Rome: Moneta, 1645, octavo, engraved title, woodcut vignette on typographical title, profusely illustrated throughout with text engravings and woodcuts of ancient Roman buildings, ruins, coins, scenes, battles, and ancient customs; ex libris Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), with the Bibliotheca Colbertina inscription at the head of the title page, Colbert’s library was dispersed in 1728; water stain in top right corner throughout, some browning, bound in contemporary calf, worn, joints cracked, loss of leather at corners, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. [and] Fioravante Martinelli’s Roma Ricercata ne suo Sito, Rome: Bariellini, 1769, octavo, with woodcut title, illustrated with woodcuts throughout, a fresh copy, in contemporary marbled paper wrappers, covered with later patterned paper, some worming, paper defects, 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (2) $600-800

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268 Rostand, Edmond (1868-1918) Cyrano de Bergerac. Paris: Charpentier & Fasquelle, 1898. Later edition, 12mo, with numerous clippings tipped in, along with a carte-de-visite of Benoît-Constant Coquelin [aka Coquelin Aine] (1841-1909) as Cyrano, inscribed with the line from Scene VII, “Le canon des Gascons ne recule jamais!,” bound in contemporary three-quarter green morocco, marbled paper boards, somewhat rubbed, text leaves toned, 8 x 5 in. $200-300

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271 Rusher’s Banbury Chap Books, Complete Set of Sixteen. Banbury: Rusher, [c. 1830]. 32mo, sixteen bound in one, with the publisher’s half-title listing the sixteen titles; all with their original colored paper covers bound in (mostly blue and yellow), with the bookplate of C.H. Hammersley pasted inside the front board, and a short inscription stating that this copy formerly belonged to Andrew White Tuer (1838-1900), with a note signed by Tuer tipped in, describing this copy; bound in full mottled calfskin by Zahnesdorf, with gilt-tooled boards and spine, neatly rebacked, the old spine replaced, 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. This volume containing the following titles: Adventures of a Half-penny; Anecdotes for Good Children; Children in the Wood; Children in the Wood Restored; Dick Whittington and his Cat; Dr. Watts’ Divine Songs; Dr. Watts’ Moral Songs; Galloping Guide to the A.B.C.; Good Farmer; History of a Banbury Cake; House that Jack Built; John Gilpin; Poetic Trifles; Riddle Book; Short Stories; and Trial of an Ox. $1,000-1,500


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272 Ryan, William Redmond (1791-1855) Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California. London: Shoberl, 1850. First edition, in two volumes, with a printed colophon on the verso of the last leaf in volume two [414], illustrated with twentythree full-page illustrations, three of which are tinted lithographs, the other twenty are wood engravings, all after the author’s drawings, the two volumes bound in uniform contemporary quarter calfskin with marbled paper boards, bindings rubbed, joints starting, endcaps chipped, t.e.g., 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (2) The text includes a description of Ryan’s experiences as a gold prospector, his detailed illustrations, and other adventures in wild California. $400-600

273 Sadeler, Joannes (1550-1600) After Maarten de Vos (1532-1603) Sammelband of Three Illustrated Works. Oblong folio containing: Imago Bontatis Illius, [Munich?]: Sadeler, [c. 1587], engraved title, seven leaves; [bound with] Boni et Mali Scientia, [Antwerp?]: Sadeler, 1583, engraved title, twelve leaves; [and] Bonorum et Malorum Consensio, [Mainz?]: Sadeler, 1586, engraved title and fourteen leaves; the three titles stab-stitched as one oblong folio, first and last leaf torn with marginal losses, some spotting, all three titles rare; three engraved titles and thirty-three fullpage engravings in total; lacking the original front limp paper cover, back cover present, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

274 Salesman’s Sample of J.H. Stine’s History of the Army of the Potomac. Philadelphia: Rodgers, 1892. Octavo, with the stamp of general sales agent G.A. Andrews of Salem, Massachusetts, consisting of: frontispiece, title page, c. twenty-nine portraits of generals, and other assorted truncated sections of the text, ending with an advertisement for the publication, and eight pages meant for subscribers, three and a half of these eight are filled in with the names of approximately thirty-four veterans, the companies in which they served, and their towns of residence (Woburn and Winchester), bound in publisher’s dark blue cloth, title stamped on the front board in gold, corners rubbed and bumped, 9 1/4 x 6 in. $300-500

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275 Salvin, Francis Henry (b. 1821) and William Brodrick (1814-1888) Falconry in the British Isles. London: John Van Voorst, 1855. First edition, large octavo, illustrated with twenty-four hand-colored full-page lithographic plates of falcons and falconry equipment, bound in green half morocco and buckram boards, t.e.g., 11 x 7 in. $1,500-1,800

276 Salvin, Francis Henry (b. 1821) and William Brodrick (1814-1888) Falconry in the British Isles. London: John Van Voorst, 1873. Second, expanded edition, large octavo, illustrated with twenty-eight lithographic plates, hand-colored and heightened with gum arabic, in the publisher’s pebbled green cloth, front board with large gold-stamped portrait of a man carrying four birds on a cadge, spine lettered in gold, the binding worn, probably rebacked or recased, some damage to the inner margin of the first half of the text, including a persistent tear along the blank gutter margin, repaired, some leaves thrown out slightly further than others, with attendant chipping, 11 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. $2,000-2,500

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277 Schiller, Johann Christop Friedrich von (1759-1805) Gedichte [Erster Theil/Zweyter Theil]. Leipzig: Crusius, 1800-1803 [printed by Gopferdt in Jena]. First edition, two octavo volumes, ex libris Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) with his book plate pasted inside the front board of volume one, frontispiece present in volume one; 335 and 358 pages; bound in uniform contemporary half calf, good-tooled spines with red and blue labels; some foxing to the text; 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (2) $200-300

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278 Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe (1793-1864) Information Respecting the History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States, Presentation Copy. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1853. Large quarto, volume one only, illustrated by Seth Eastman (1808-1875) with seventyfive full paged plates, many hand-colored; with the following inscription inside the front board: Hon. C.G. Green with respects of H.R. Schoolcraft; bound in publisher’s textured purple cloth, with a central gilt-tooled image of an American Indian holding a scalp and knife over the body of a dead European; the cloth somewhat sun-faded and worn, slightly shaken, contents good, evidence of flower pressing, marginal stain to fore-edge affecting the last sixty or so pages, 13 x 9 1/2 in. The presentation inscription was almost certainly written by one of Schoolcraft’s literary assistants, perhaps his wife Mary, or son John. By the date of publication, the author had suffered two devastating strokes that left him paralyzed. $400-600


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279 Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Original Gouache Illustrations for the Waverley Novels. England, c. 1856. Two oblong octavo albums, containing a total of 108 miniature paintings created to illustrate Scott’s adventure novels, each painting approximately 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in., painted within several frames, on ivory paper, each ivory sheet mounted on green album pages, each painting titled in pencil at the foot, with other pencil and ink notes identifying the story illustrated in the surrounding blank margins; bound in uniform full dark navy blue morocco, elaborately tooled in blind, with titles and spines decorated in gilt; manuscript annotations of Edward Winman Martin, Esquire, with a signed engraved portrait of same pasted inside the front board of each volume, with the later bookplate of William Sankey, and a portrait of a Baron; the artist is unidentified, although Martin has added a note stating that he died a few weeks after he finished these paintings, and that only a few were duplicated originally, at Martin’s request, when he was unhappy with the artist’s work; bindings slightly rubbed, corners bumped, binding of volume one becoming de-cased, 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (2) $1,000-1,500

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280 Sebright, Sir John Saunders (1767-1846) Observations Upon Hawking, Inscribed Author’s Presentation Copy. London: Harding, 1826. First edition, octavo, presented to Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829) with a six-line inscription dated 10 July 1826, on the title page, in very good half calf and buckram boards, some interior spotting, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $300-500 281 Secundus, Johannes (1511-1536) Opera. Nunc Primum in Lucem Edita. Utrecht: Borculous, 1541. Octavo, second edition, contemporary inscriptions on front flyleaf and pastedown, signature of Christopher Schwartz on title, in full contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over boards, dated 1543, with the initials S.M. on the front board, contemporary notes in the text; lacking X8 (the colophon leaf); two hand-drawn and colored marginal illustrations added in the Basia section, one partially covered over; boards slightly reflexed, front joint starting, contents toned, some spotting, 6 x 4 in. $400-600 282 Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) The Vale Shakespeare. London: Ballantyne Press, 1900-1903. Thirty-nine large octavo volumes, edited by Thomas Sturge Moore (1870-1944), with typographical ornamentation by Charles Ricketts (1866-1931), bound in full publisher’s light green cloth, stamped in blind, and lettered in gilt, pages crisp throughout, slight fading of spines, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. each, the set occupying 28 inches of shelf space. (39) The spare and elegant Vale Shakespeare, produced under the artistic direction of Ricketts, is a monument to the type faces it employs, subsequently destroyed by Ricketts after the press ceased operation in 1904. $1,000-1,500 283 Shay’s Rebellion. Acts and Laws Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts. [Boston: Adams & Nourse, 1787]. Folio, comprising pages 546 through 627 of this serial publication, removed from a bound volume, trimmed, disbound, some light foxing, 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. $300-500 282

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284 Smith, Michael A., Landscapes 1975-1979. Revere, Pennsylvania: Lodima Press, 1981. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies signed by Smith on the limitation page, also inscribed by Smith on half-title, and with his handwritten initials just below the photographic frontispiece mounted opposite the title, in two volumes, both landscape-format folios, 12 1/2 x 11 in. and 22 3/4 x 10 1/4 in., respectively, in the original Mylar jackets, and publisher’s cloth. (2) $400-600

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285 Soane, Sir John (1753-1837) Designs in Architecture. London: for I. Taylor, at the Bible and Crown, in Holborn, next Chancerylane, 1778. First edition, small folio, typographical title page followed by one leaf advertisement of books for sale by I. Taylor, and thirtyseven leaves of engraved plates, numbered consecutively I through XXXVIII, with the penultimate leaf bearing one plate numbered XXXVI and XXXVII, some slight foxing, printed on thick paper, in later boards, 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000 286 Sterne, Laurence (1713-1768) Works. London: for Strahan et al., 1783. Ten octavo volumes, illustrated by Hogarth, bound in uniform contemporary calfskin, with the marbled page in volume two, page 111/112, bindings dry, joints cracked and tender, some boards detached, 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (10) $600-800

287 Sultan, Larry (1946-2009) and Mike Mandel (b. 1950) How to Read Music in One Evening, Signed Copy. Santa Cruz, California: Clatworthy, 1974. First edition, oblong quarto, in publisher’s illustrated soft covers, with Sultan’s signature on the title, below his name, and Mandel’s under his own, with a short inscription, with photo-montage illustrations throughout, very good, light toning to cover, 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. $400-600 287

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288 Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Gulliver’s Travels. London: The Cresset Press, 1930. Two folio volumes, limited edition copy number 133 of 195, full-page hand-colored illustrations, head-pieces, and vignettes by Rex Whistler (1905-1944), bound in half greenish-blue morocco and corners and vellum-covered boards by Wood, spines and parts of corners faded to brown, 14 x 9 3/4 in. (2) $2,000-2,200 289 Thacher, Peter (1752-1802) An Oration Delivered at Watertown, March 5, 1776, to Commemorate the Bloody Massacre at Boston, Perpetrated March 5, 1770. Watertown [Massachusetts]: Printed and Sold by Benjamin Edes, on the Bridge, 1776. Quarto, lacking signature A [two leaves: the title and a preliminary leaf (half-title?)] text begins with B1, the first page of the oration itself, and is otherwise complete, ending with D2, verso blank, i.e., pages 5 through 15; stab sewn, with notes added by William Jennison, some stains, tears, spotting, folds, and other condition problems, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. Thacher’s text is a spirited and patriotic call to arms, he closes with the following thought. “With zeal let us exert ourselves in the service of our country, in life. And when the earthly scene shall be closing with us, let us expire with this prayer upon our quivering lips, O God, Let America Be Free!” $1,500-2,000

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290 The Analectic Magazine, Volume IV. Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1814. Octavo, containing the first publication in book form of the lyrics to the “Star Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key, but printed anonymously, entitled, in this first appearance, “Defence of Fort McHenry,” frontispiece torn, last few leaves torn away, with loss, leaves containing the “Star Spangled Banner” present and intact, intermittent foxing throughout, binding worn. $500-700

291 The Koran, Commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated into English Immediately from the Original Arabic. London: for Hawes, Clarke, and Collins, 1764. Second edition of George Sale’s (1697-1736) translation, in two octavo volumes, illustrated with five engraved plates: the folding map of Arabia, three genealogical tables (two folding), and folding plan of Mecca all present, titles printed in red and black, the set bound in uniform contemporary speckled calfskin; spines darkened, front joint of volume one split, board still attached, headcaps bumped with some loss, 8 x 4 3/4 in. (2) $300-400

293 The Peasants of Chamouni. Containing an Attempt to Reach the Summit of Mont Blanc, and a Delineation of the Scenerey among the Alps. London: for Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy, 1826. Second edition, 12mo, half-title, vignette by Willis of mountain climbers on title, bound in contemporary red half morocco, marbled paper boards, 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. This adventure story for children plays upon romantic notions about the Alps and describes an imaginary ascent of Mont Blanc, presaging the stories of Jules Verne, who was born in 1828. $800-1,000

292 The Outsider, First Five Issues. New Orleans: Loujon Press, 1961 [Issues 1-3] and Tucson: Loujon Press, 1969 [Issues 4 and 5]. Each issue in its original paper wrappers, illustrated throughout, with colored papers, tissues, and other embellishments employed; numbers four and five as issued in one volume, with the jacket, larger format; slight bumping and thumbing, generally good. (4) $200-300

294 The Royal Geneaological Pastime of the Sovereigns of England from Egbert to George the 3d. London: Newbery & Wallis, 1791. An early board game consisting of a large hand-colored engraving, dissected and mounted on a contemporary linen backing, flanked by an explanation of the rules printed in type, the folding, linen-backed game sheet fits into its original marbled paper covered slipcase, with original engraved label; hand-coloring still bright, some spotting and staining, wear, spotting and toning to slipcase, the linen a little fragmented at some folds, 29 x 16 1/2 in. unfolded; the slipcase 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. $700-900

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295 The Song of Roland, trans. Isabel Butler. Cambridge: Riverside Press, for Houghton Mifflin, [1906]. Folio, limited edition, number 89 of 220, book design by Bruce Rogers, text printed with hand-set type in two columns in a gothic face in black ink; side-notes in civilitĂŠ, printed in brown; initials headings, and chapter heads printed in red, initials in blue; the first initial printed in gold; hand-colored emblem of the Riverside Press on title; and six text woodcuts colored by hand, their stained glass design inspired by Chartres Cathedral; bound in half vellum and tips with fleur-de-lis decorated paper boards; boards somewhat faded, discolored, contents very good, 17 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. $1,500-2,000

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296 Themistius (317-c. 390 AD) Orationes XXXIII, trans. Jean Hardouin (1646-1729) Paris: in Typographia Regia, excudebat Mabre-Cramoisy, 1674. First edition, with the first inclusion of thirteen orations, large-paper folio copy, with the commentary of Denis Petau (1583-1652) lacking final ?blank, text printed in parallel columns, Greek and Latin, throughout, contents clean, bound in later half leather, spine becoming detached, joints splitting, some light spotting, ex libris a Jesuit institution in Lyons, with two small oval stamps on title page only, 16 1/4 x 11 in. $400-600 297 Themistius (317-c. 390 AD) Paraphrasis in Aristotelem. Treviso: Bartolomaeus Confalonerius and Morellus Gerardinus, 15 February 1481. Folio, editio princeps, fragment, [1]2, aa-dd8, ee6, ff-gg8, hh6, ii7. 69 leaves only (of 165 leaves); part two only, extensive contemporary marginalia throughout, some worming, light water stains near the end, ex libris Dr. Crawford Adams, with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, modern half morocco, 11 1/4 x 8 in. $700-900

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298 Theocritus (fl. circa 270 BC), Bion (2nd Century BC), and Moschus (fl. circa 150 BC) The Idyls. London: Printed by the Riccardi Press for the Medici Society, 1922. Two large quarto volumes, limited edition, one of 500 copies, twenty tipped-in color illustrations by W. Russell Flint (1880-1969), translation by Andrew Lang (1844-1912), bound in full limp parchment, lettered in gilt, silk ties, in the publisher’s slipcases; slipcases bumped and sun-faded, the books themselves very good, 10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (2) $200-300 299 Thomas, Dylan (1914-1953) 18 Poems. London: The Sunday Referee and the Parton Bookshop, [1934]. Second issue of the first edition, with rounded spine and advertisement leaf inserted between half-title and title, bound in full black publisher’s cloth, with the dust jacket, front panel toned, slightly chipped, contents good, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. $200-300

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300 Thou, Jacques Auguste de (1553-1617) Il Falconiere. Venice: Albrizzi, 1735. First Italian edition, quarto, engraved frontispiece, numerous fine engraved headand tail-pieces used throughout the text, a large copy in later half morocco, marginal water stain at top edge, modern notes in pencil, 11 x 8 in. De Thou composed this long didactic poem on falconry in Latin hexameters, with the title, Hieracosophion. The original Latin text is printed here in parallel columns with the Italian translation. $300-500

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301 Thucydides (c. 460-c. 395 BC), trans. Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893) The History of the Peloponnesian War. Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1930. First edition, one of 260 copies, on paper, folio, bound in full alum-tawed pigskin by Smith, the text printed in red and black throughout, initials and chapter heads designed by Graily Hewitt, contents very good, spine dry, slightly discolored, yellowing to boards, joints dry, 15 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. $1,500-1,700

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302 Tiffany Studios, Ecclesiastical Department, Memorials in Glass and Stone. [New York]: Tiffany Studios, 1922. Second expanded edition of this catalog of the ecclesiastical work created by the studio in favrile glass, stained glass windows, glass mosaics, and outdoor funeral monuments in stone and cast bronze; illustrated throughout with thirty-four photogravures of the work of the studio and drawings for prospective work, each protected by tissue overleaf, interleaved with explanatory text, printed throughout on heavy rag paper, soft cover, with original publisher’s blind-printed gray paper covers, 1 1/2 in. closed tear to front cover, in a protective Mylar wrappers, limited light spotting only to contents, 9 x 6 1/4 in. $400-600


303 Travels to the Near East, Classics, and Others, Six Volumes. Henry Manudrell’s A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter, A.D. 1697, Oxford: at the Theater, 1732, octavo, illustrated with fifteen engraved plates, contemporary tan calfskin binding, with speckled panels, joints cracked, contents clean, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. Richard Tully’s Letters Written during a Ten Years’ Residence at the Court of Tripoli, London: for Colburn, 1819, octavo, in two volumes, illustrated with a folding map and seven full-page, hand-colored plates, some foxing and offsetting, good color, in contemporary half leather, rebacked, 8 1/4 x 5 in. Fosbroke’s Foreign Topography, London: for Nichols and Son, 1828, large quarto, illustrated with eleven plates, in contemporary boards, cloth spine, worn, joints frayed, board edges chipped and damaged, contents slightly toned, one plate loose, 11 x 8 3/4 in. Joseph Wilson’s Memorabilia Cantabrigiae, London: for Harding et al., 1803, octavo, illustrated, half leather, worn, contents toned, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. [and] The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius, translated by George Long, London: Chapman & Hall, [n.d.], quarto, bound in half blue calf by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (6) $400-600 304 Trigge, Thomas (fl. circa 1670) Calendarium Astrologicum: or an Almanack, for the Year of our Lord, 1673. London: by A. Maxwell for the Company of Stationers, 1673. Octavo, title page and calendar printed in red and black, title in a type ornament frame, bound in contemporary speckled calfskin boards, with catches, the dated tooled on the front board in gold, gold double-fillet rules, small acorn tools in gilt at board corners; blank leaves bound in as follows, nine leaves before the title, two leaves bound between each page of the calendar, (signature A), fifteen blank leaves after the last leaf of printed text; text block with contemporary marbled edges; with notes on sermons on some blank leaves, including mention of sermons by Baxter, the text quite clean, binding neatly rebacked, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. A rare ephemerides, or almanac, ESTC locates only one copy in U.S. libraries, at the New York Public (see ESTC R34325). $400-600

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305 Turkey, Armenia, Egypt, 20th Century Works, and Others, Thirteen Volumes. Including: Pierce’s Story of Turkey and Armenia, Baltimore: Woodward, 1897; Locher’s With Star and Crescent, Philadelphia: Aetna, 1889; Bliss’s Turkey and the Armenian Atrocities, Philadelphia/Chicago: Moore & Co., [n.d.]; Cox’s Diversions of a Diplomat in Turkey, New York: Webster, 1893; Thackeray’s The Light Side of Egypt, London: Macmillan, [n.d.]; The Cruise of the Eight Hundred to and through Palestine, New York: The Christian Herald, [n.d.]; Nerval’s Voyage en Orient, Paris: Imprimerie Nationale de France, 1950, in four volumes; and three others. (13) $200-300

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306 Turkish Incunabula: Vankuli, Mehmed ibn Mustafa (c. 1592) Kitab-i Lugat-i Vankuli. Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1729. The first book printed in Turkish by a Muslim, two folio volumes; volume two lacks pages 483/484 and 497/498 (conjugates); two additional leaves inserted between pages 720 and 721 numbered 721/722 and 761/762; printed in a single column throughout, within a printed border; a mixed set, both volumes bound in full contemporary sheepskin, but in different shades of brown with different tooling; volume one’s blind-tooled central medallions are larger, more ornate, and inlaid with a contrasting leather; volume one has been professionally rebacked, water stains in both volumes, small marginal tears, titles in manuscript on page edges at the foot, 13 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (2)

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The work is an Arabic-Turkish Dictionary, sometimes called Jawhari’s Dictionary, written originally as an Arabic to Arabic dictionary by Jawhari (d. 1009-10), here adapted into an Arabic-Turkish dictionary by Vankuli (d. 1592) and printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika (16741745) with the approval of Sultan Ahmed III. Muteferrika was a Hungarian Calvinist captured by the Ottomans as a teenager. In Istanbul, he learned Turkish, converted to Islam, and completely assimilated into the society. A true polymath who valued culture and education, he contributes an essay in this work in which he argues the importance of the dissemination of knowledge through printing. $1,000-1,500

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307 Twain, Mark (1835-1910) The Writings, Hillcrest Edition. New York: Harper’s, 1906. Twenty-five octavo volumes, bound in uniform morocco, originally green, spines now uniformly faded to brown, t.e.g., smooth spines tooled and lettered in gilt, very good, 7 3/4 x 5 in. (25) $600-800


308 Updike, John (1932-2009) Five Titles, Some Signed Copies. Including: The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures, New York: Harper’s, 1958, stated first edition, with the code B-H on copyright page, in the jacket, with Updike’s signature on ffep and on the back of the dust jacket, sewing structure faulty, signatures starting, detached from binding, jacket with minor surface abrasions on the spine; The Poorhouse Fair, New York: Knopf, stated first edition, with Updike’s signature on ffep, and signed inscription on back panel of the jacket, “Here’s looking at you!,” the jacket quite worn, with several chunks missing; Telephone Poles and Other Poems, New York: Knopf, 1963, in a very good jacket, with an autograph signed postcard inserted, addressed to a former Harvard classmate; 2 November 1963, thanking him for sending an article from the Wall Street Journal, and mentioning the length of time since their last visit, closing with the question, “How is the donkey?”; The Same Door, New York: Knopf, 1959, stated first edition, in a slightly worn jacket; [and] Pigeon Feathers, New York: Knopf, 1962, later edition, in a good jacket, the last two books not signed. (5) $600-800

309 Valverde di Amusco, Juan (b. 1525) Vivae Imagines Corporis Humani Aereis Formis Expressae. Antwerp: Plantin, 1566. Folio, first Plantin edition, engraved architectural title with the figures of Adam and Eve and forty-one (of forty-two) full-page engraved illustrations, lacking the leaf E4, final blank present; bound in full contemporary calf with large gilt lozenges on each board, worn, rebacked, joint cracked, ex libris Dr. Crawford Adams, with his bookplate pasted inside the front board, some worming, spotting, water stains, nice impressions of the plates, 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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310 Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King Newport Our Social Capital. Philadelphia and London: Lippincott, 1905. First edition, copy number nine of 347, large quarto, illustrated throughout, color frontispiece by Henry Hutt, photogravures, double-tones and others, two maps in the back pocket, this copy bound in full publisher’s cloth, tooled in gilt on front board and spine, deckle edges throughout, some spotting to tissue guard between title and frontispiece, inner front joint splitting, 11 x 8 in. $300-500

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311 Vennor, Henry G. (1840-1884) Our Birds of Prey, or the Eagles, Hawks, and Owls. Montreal: Dawson Brother, 1876. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with thirty albumen photographic plates by Willam Notman of stuffed birds, each mounted on heavy card, bound in publisher’s orangishbrown pebbled cloth stamped in black, with a gilt figure of an owl with a mouse in its beak on the front board, gilt lettering to spine, the plates slightly wavy on their mounts, with some foxing, some fading of the photographs, title a little dusty, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. $400-600 312 Vettori, Piero (1499-1585) and Demetrius of Phalerum (c. 350 BC-c. 280 BC) Commentarii in Librum Demetrii Phalerei de Elocutione. Florence: Junta, 1594. Folio, large printer’s woodcut device on title and colophon pages, text in Greek and Latin, printed in italic and Roman letter, single column throughout, some leaves browned, 12 x 8 in. $600-800

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313 Westmacott, Charles Malloy (1787?-1868) The English Spy. London: Sherwood, Jones, and Co., 1825 [-1826]. Two octavo volumes, illustrated with seventyone hand-colored aquatints (sixty-eight by Robert Cruikshank, two by Thomas Rowlandson, and one each by Wageman and Brightly), woodcut vignettes on each title, text woodcuts throughout; no ads; bound in uniform full crushed red morocco gilt-extra by Riviere, a.e.g., spines gilt in compartments, inner gilt dentelles, solid dark blue endleaves, 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (2) $400-600


314 Wheelwright, Edmund March (18541912), ed. Francis Chandler Municipal Architecture in Boston. Boston: Bates & Guild, 1898. Two large folio volumes, limited edition of 500 numbered copies; illustrated with 100 mounted heliotype plates; ex-library copy, with embossed stamps to titles and other marks; plates unmarked; bound in half morocco and textured fabric boards; corners and joints quite rubbed and abraded, one cover detached, others loose, some marginal water damage to preliminaries, flyleaves torn with loss, 18 x 16 in. (2) Wheelwright was one of Boston’s most important architects, and made many lasting contributions to the metropolitan landscape, including the Longfellow Bridge and the Harvard Lampoon building. This work includes photographs of many of the schools, fire houses, police stations, and other buildings designed for the city. Other notable inclusions are the subway shelter at Park Street, Boston City Hospital, and the exquisite Head House, which once graced the South Boston Marine Park. The Head House was a half-timber German-style Medieval revival fantasy; it was damaged by the hurricane of 1938. After it suffered fire damage in 1942, it was demolished. $200-300 315 White, E.B. (1899-1985) Charlotte’s Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1952]. First edition, with “I-B” on the copyright page, octavo, 184 pages, in tan publisher’s cloth with the title in spider webs on the front board and spine, in a first issue dust jacket with four blurbs for Stuart Little on the back panel, minor abrasions, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, short unobtrusive tear across the spine of the jacket, 8 x 5 1/4 in. $400-600

316 White, Gilbert (1720-1793) The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton. London: Bensley for White, 1789. First edition, quarto, illustrated with folding frontispiece, added title with engraved vignette, and six full-page plates (one of which is folding); bound in contemporary half red morocco and marbled paper boards, offsetting from the plates, mainly due to an iron-rich paper, some spotting to preliminary leaves, one bookplate pasted inside the front board, two others loose, housed in a modern slipcase, 10 x 7 1/2 in. White, an early naturalist, makes important contributions to incipient ornithology, recording many detailed observations of bird behavior in this work. $700-900

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317 Whitehead, George (1636?-1723) and William Penn (1644-1718) A Serious Apology for the Practices of the People call’d Quakers. [London: No Printer], 1671. First edition, quarto, two parts in one, collation continuous, pages 181-187 and 194 printed in red and black; with the errata, corrections made throughout in a minute contemporary hand, contents crisp, some occasional spotting, slightly cut down, in 19th century half morocco, rebacked in cloth, 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $500-700

318 Wilder, Thornton (1897-1975) Our Town. New York: Coward McCann, Inc., [1938]. First edition, in a very good jacket, bound in publisher’s olive drab cloth with blue labels on spine and front board, title printed in black and blue, 8 x 5 in. $500-700

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320 Wood, William (fl. 1629-1635) New England’s Prospect. Boston: Thomas and John Fleet, and Green & Russell, 1764. Octavo, first American edition, toned, slightly trimmed down, in modern leatherette; introductory essay attributed to Nathaniel Rogers in Sibley’s Harvard Graduates, sometimes attributed to James Otis, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. A manual for prospective British colonists first published in London in the 1630s, this work contains geographical, agricultural, ethnographic and other practical information valuable for surviving life in the North American wilderness, including a list of the birds and beasts one might hunt, and advice for things to bring on the sea voyage across the Atlantic. $600-800

322 Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939) The Trembling of the Veil, Signed. London: Privately Printed for Subscribers by Laurie, 1922. Signed by Yeats on the limitation page, copy number 147 of 1,000; in publisher’s half white paper spine and blue paper boards, deckle fore-edges, partially unopened, contents clean, top edge dusty, board corners bumped, spine yellowed, boards toned and dusty, 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. $400-600

321 Yale College Yearbook, Class of 1869. Folio-format album containing approximately 113 signed portraits of graduates; four group shots; approximately twenty-two photographs of professors, identified, but not signed; twenty-two more photographs of students identified, not signed; and approximately twenty-four images of buildings and street scenes, including one interior, the album structurally failing, water damage and mildew to gutters at the end of the text, decased, the text block separated from spine and boards, 12 1/2 x 10 in. $600-800

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323 Yugen Quarterly, First Eight Issues, Edited by LeRoi Jones [aka Amiri Baraka] (19342014) and Hettie Cohen (b. 1934). New York: Troubador Press [and Totem Press], 1958 [-1962]. Eight separate issues, each a single saddlestitched signature, with soft covers, most with single-color cover illustrations, the first issue with the original subscription slip; issue six with notice of the new periodical, Kulchur inserted; some wear and fading, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (8) Contributors to Yugen include: Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Gary Snyder, William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Peter Orlovsky, Frank O’Hara, Robert Creeley, Michael McClure, Kenneth Koch, John Ashbery, Gilbert Sorrentino, and others. $300-500

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324 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Bittern, Plate CCCXXXVII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 18261838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, mounted on board, browned and faded, 27 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. $300-500

325 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Red Fox, Male, Plate LXXXVII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 18391844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, colors slightly faded, closed tear visible through the title, invading about a half-inch into the dirt of the foreground, matted and framed, not examined out of frame, 24 x 19 in. sight. This disturbing iconic image shows a snarling fox caught in a deadly leg-hold trap. $1,000-1,500

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326 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Robin, Plate CXXXI. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, J. Whatman watermark dated 1834, the sheet toned, two long tears, one about 5 1/2 inches, affecting two of the leaves on the right side, another just above, shorter, and affecting the blank background, small chunk torn away, about 1/2 inch, but present; small scrubbed area to the left of the central bird, 38 x 25 in. $4,000-6,000

327 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Blackbilled Cuckoo, Plate XXXII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, the sheet evenly toned, some spotting to the background, plate mark visible, double-matted within a modern gilt frame, the sheet with a gentle undulation, suggesting that it is not laid down, not examined out of frame, 27 x 19 1/2 in. visible. $4,000-6,000

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328 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black-throated Guillemot, Nob-billed Auk, Curled-Crested Auk, [and] Horned-billed Guillemot, Plate CCCII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, matted and framed, the sheet evenly toned and possibly laid down, the blue of the sea, sky, and glaciers in light transparent colors, the orange and yellow beaks still bright, some limited spotting, mostly in the sky and blank margins, framed, not examined out of frame, 36 x 23 1/4 in. sight. $1,500-2,000

329 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Boattailed Grackle, Plate CLXXXVII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, the sheet toned, with some spotting, the male grackle with strong blue coloring, matted and framed, 25 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. sight. $1,000-1,500 330 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Chipping Squirrel, Plate VIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, some surface spots and discoloration, good color, framed, 27 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. $400-600

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331 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Cow Bunting, Plate 99. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, one minor spot, good color, the sheet quite clean, not laid down, matted, in a recent dark wood frame, museum glass, not examined out of frame, 22 x 15 in. visible through the mat opening. $300-500


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332 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Douglasses Spermophile, Plate XLIX. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, good color, edge chipping with loss, edges toned, signs of handling, 27 1/4 x 21 1/2 in. This ground squirrel, now going by the Latin name, Ictidomys tridecemlineatus, is commonly called the thirteen-lined ground squirrel, or striped gopher. It is a burrowing denizen of the North American prairies, where it survives on a diet of insects during the summer and hibernates during the winter. $300-500

333 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Esquimaux Dog, Plate CXIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, slight mat burn, marginal thumbing, a few short closed tears, one corner chipped with loss, good color; Plains Indians in the background stand outside a tipi, attaching a travois to another dog, the two canines in the foreground sit among bird bones, 27 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

335 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Four Mouse Prints. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Including the following prints, all hand-colored, imperial folio-format: plate 85, Jumping Mouse; plate 100, Missouri Mouse; plate 115, Yellow Cheeked Meadow Mouse; and plate 124, Northern Meadow Mouse; all framed, different sizes and styles. (4) $800-1,000

334 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Quadrupeds. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Including the following prints, all hand-colored, imperial folio-format: plate 88, Worm Wood Hare; plate 93, Black Footed Ferret; plate 99, Prairie Dog; plate 108, Bachman’s Hare; and plate 120, Tawny and Back’s Lemming; all framed, different sizes and styles. (5) $1,000-1,500

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336 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Four Squirrel Prints. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Including the following prints, all hand-colored, imperial folio-format: plate 9, Parry’s Marmot Squirrel; plate 14, Hudson’s Bay or Chickaree Red Squirrel; plate 34, Black Squirrel; and plate 43, Hare Squirrel; all framed, different sizes and styles. (4) $800-1,000

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337 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Green Heron, Plate CCCXXXIII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, very good, with fine color, J. Whatman watermark, dated 1836; area inside plate mark slightly and evenly toned, one smudge in the background, matted and framed; the sheet 38 x 25 1/2 in. $30,000-40,000

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338 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Labrador Falcon, Plate CXCVI. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, printed on J. Whatman Turkey Mill watermarked paper dated 1835, very good color, with the back of the upper bird a subtle charcoal, beaks and feet of both birds a pale blue wash, slight limited spotting to the background, slight cast on the edge, and minor thumbing, three edges of the sheet gilt from when it was bound; in a print sleeve, with a modern gilt frame, mat, and Plexiglas, 37 1/2 x 25 in. $2,000-4,000 339 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Large Tailed Skunk, Male, Plate CII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph on paper, imperial folio, strong color, stain in upper right corner, affecting the plate number, diagonal fold in lower right, tear at foot, through the title, other edge chipping in top right corner, short closed tears at foot and one along the left margin, professionally mounted on archival Japanese tissue, matted, 27 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. $700-900 340 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Le Petit Caporal, Plate LXXV. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, on the full sheet, with the J. Whatman watermark dated 1831; the sheet clean with good color, slight marks in the plate area, marginal mat burn on the outer edges, one 2 1/2 in. closed tear on left margin, two other closed tears, approximately 1/2 in. each, slight thumbing, offset from neighboring plate visible on verso only, housed in a print sleeve, with a glassless gilt frame and mat, 38 x 25 1/4 in. $2,000-4,000

341 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Lincoln Finch, Plate CXCIII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, J. Whatman watermark, dated 1836, original page edge gilding visible, very bright color, the sheet ivory with some brown smudges at the foo, one small blot just to the right of the image along the plate mark, some faint toning to the background, unframed, 38 1/4 x 25 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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342 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Mississippi Kite, Plate CXVII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, printed on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1831, the sheet an even ivory tone, with one short closed tear in the upper right corner, housed in a print sleeve, with the mat, and modern gilt frame separate, 37 3/4 x 25 in. $2,000-4,000

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343 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Musk Ox, Males, Plate CXI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, bright color, matted and framed, one repaired tear visible in bottom right corner, below the printer’s information, 24 x 19 1/4 in. sight. $1,200-1,800

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344 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Purple Martin, Plate 22. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, depicting four birds, and featuring their inventive use of an old gourd as a cavity nesting site, the sheet slightly rumpled, lightly and evenly toned, good color, framed, 23 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000


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345 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Richardson’s Columbian Squirrel, Plate V. [and] Downy Squirrel, Plate XXV. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Two imperial folio hand-colored lithographs, framed separately, both nice copies with good color, 26 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. each. $600-800

346 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Say’s Squirrel, Plate LXXXIX. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, good color, the sheet lightly toned, faint water stain to left margin, framed, 26 1/2 x 20 3/4 in. The two red squirrels dominate the foreground, pausing at the foot of a hickory tree; the mark of humans is all around, a small log cabin sits in a field of newly cut stumps. $500-700

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347 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Sharpshinned Hawk, Plate CCCLXXIV. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, no watermark in the sheet, very good color, edge chipping, three creases entering from the two vertical side, each ending near the image, spotting in upper right margin, and just above the top left corner of the plate mark, the sheet an even ivory, with the mat and frame separate, currently housed in a print sleeve, 38 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. $2,000-4,000

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348 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Summer or Wood Duck. [from] The Birds of North America, New York: Bien, 1860. Color lithograph on paper, matted and framed, faded, 36 3/4 x 23 1/4 in. sight. $1,500-1,800

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349 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Texan Lynx, Female, Plate XCII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1839-1844. Hand-colored lithograph, imperial folio, color slightly faded, matted and framed, no obvious faults to the sheet, not examined out of frame, 24 x 19 in. sight. $400-600 350 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Mocking Bird [and] Rattlesnake, Plate 21. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1827, the sheet strongly toned, especially at the top, very gradually becoming lighter toward the bottom, horizontal line of discoloration across the top, just below the plate mark (an adhesive?), color a bit faded, some spotting at the bottom, 38 1/2 x 25 3/4 in. $2,000-4,000

351 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) White Ibis, Plate CCXXII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, matted and framed, the sheet evenly toned, with good color, not examined out of frame, 25 x 20 1/2 in. sight. $6,000-8,000 352 Bellows, George (1882-1925) Punchinello in the House of Death. [New York]: Bolton Brown, [1923]. Large lithograph on paper, signed by printer Bolton Brown (1864-1936) in the lower left, titled in the center, signed by Bellows in the lower right, all inscriptions in pencil; this illustration was created to accompany Donn Byrne’s From The Wind Bloweth, matted and framed, 17 x 20 in. visible through the mat opening, not examined out of frame. $600-800

353 Besler, Basilius (1561-1629) Caryophyllus Sylvestris. [from] Hortus Eystettensis, 1613. Copper-plate engraving of three examples of carnations (dianthus caryophyllus) in pink, red, and white; printed on laid paper, handcolored, with letterpress text on the verso, the sheet lightly toned, some darkening along the edges, 21 1/4 x 17 3/4 in. [and] Besler, Basilius (1561-1629) Stramonia, Halimus, and Botris Dracontiae Major. [from] Hortus Eystettensis, 1613. Copper-plate engraving of Jimson weed (Datura stramonium), Mediterranean saltbush (Atriplex halimus), and a seed head of Jackin-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum, aka Brown Dragon) printed on laid paper, hand-colored, with letterpress text on the verso, the sheet lightly toned, some darkening along the edges, 21 1/4 x 17 3/4 in. $500-700

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354 Besler, Basilius (1561-1629) Paliurus [et] Colchicum Albo [et] Rubello. [from] Hortus Eystettensis, 1613. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving of paliurus in the center, flanked by white and pink colchicum bulbs in bloom; printed on a large folio-sized sheet of laid paper, with typographical text on the verso, 21 1/4 x 18 in. $400-600

355 Botanical Illustrations, Two Large Posters. Milan: Officine Grafiche Antonio Vallardi, [19th century]. Two large full-color illustrations meant for classroom use, printed with black backgrounds, with batons attached at head and tail of each to facilitate rolling and unrolling the posters for display and storage, the subject of one is wheat, the other corn; text in French, likely meant to accompany a school book by a Professor P. Manfredi mentioned on each; the two framed separately, shadow box style, some tears to the poster depicting corn, 39 x 27 in. each. (2) $500-700 356 Bradley, William H. (1868-1962) Poster, The Inland Printer. Lithograph in black and red from the March 1896 issue, matted and framed, the sheet toned, red faded; the image features a large stylized geometric motif in white on black in the left panel, and a woman losing her hat in the wind on the right, 11 x 8 1/4 in. visible through the mat opening, not examined out of frame. $200-300 357 Brambila, Fernando (1763-1834) Two Framed Views of Lima, Peru and Santiago, Chile. Vista de la Ciudad de Lima desde las inmediaciones de la Plaza de los Toros; and Vista de lo Mas Elevado de la Cordillera de Los Andes en el Camino de Santiago de Chile a Mendoza, [Madrid, c. 1798]; the view of Lima is printed in black only, the Chilean view has color tinting, both framed, 24 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (2) These illustrations were created based on Italian painter Brambila’s experiences while on the Malaspina Expedition (1789-1794). $300-500

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358 Dali, Salvador (1904-1989) Signed Poster, The Broken Bridge and the Dream. New York: Shorewood Reproductions, [1970s]. Full-color poster signed by Dali with a black magic marker, formerly rolled, some edge tears and folds, and other wear, 25 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. $300-400

359 Falls, Charles Buckles (1874-1960) Books Wanted for Our Men. Color lithographic poster, for the Victory Book Campaign, World War I, c. 1918; some surface abrasions, in-manufacture inking flaws in the black background, matted and framed, not examined out of frame, 38 1/2 x 25 3/4 in. visible through mat opening. $400-600

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360 Gould, John (1804-1881) Notornis Mantelli [Takahe]. [from] Birds of Australia, London: by the Author, 1840-1869. Hand-colored lithographic plate of the large flightless rail of New Zealand more commonly known as the takahe, feared extinct in the 19th century but discovered in small numbers in 1948; the sheet with a central vertical fold, loss of colored surface following the fold, the sheet toned, a few small spots, matted and framed, 26 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. visible. $2,000-3,000 361 Gould, John (1804-1881) Six Framed Ornithological Prints. Hand-colored lithographic prints on paper, including the following birds: Turdus Atrogularis, or Black-throated Thrush; Piezorhynchus Browni, or Brown’s Flycatcher; Saxicolar Oenanthe, or Northern Wheatear; Sitta Formosa, or Beautiful Nuthatch; Pericrocotus Speciosus, or Scarlet Minivet; and Melampitta Lugubris, or Lesser Melampitta; all framed, generally good, each 20 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. (6) $400-600

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362 Gould, John (1804-1881) Three Framed Prints. Hand-colored lithographs on paper, including Palaeornis Affinis, the Allied Parakeet, slightly faded and evenly toned; Ceriornis Melanocephala, the Black-headed Tragopan, good color; and Diardigallus Praelatus, the Siamese Fireback, sheet evenly toned, color slightly faded; each separately matted and framed. (3) $300-500 363 Gould, John (1804-1881) Two Hummingbird Prints. [from] Monograph of the Trochilidae, London, 1849-1861. Two hand-finished color lithographic plates, each separately matted in its own doubleglazed frame, exhibiting the text page concerning the bird in question on the verso, depicting two Latin American species of hummingbirds, Tryphaena Dupontii, or the Sparkling-tailed Woodstar, and Spathura Melananthera or the Booted Racket-tail; the prints nicely colored, 19 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. sight. $300-400

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364 Hand-colored Prints, English, 18th Century, Bound Volume. Landscape-format large folio album containing twenty-six engravings, all hand-colored, including Boydell’s A View of the Parade in St. James’s Park, A View of the Bridge over the Thames at Hampton Court, and A General View of the City of London; Moon Light, after Monamy; and many images of ships, including The Royal Sovereign, by Sartor after Baston; A Sea Engagement between the English and Algerines; many views of the Thames, British ports, and some views of tourist sites on the continent; all illustrations hand-colored, trimmed and mounted in a 20th century album, most with publication and artist information trimmed away, some with losses to the image itself, most often repaired, some plates folded, with surface loss, spotting and other defects; bound in full morocco, front board detached, 22 1/2 x 15 in. $800-1,200


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365 Henriet, Israel (1590-1667) Jacques Callot (1592-1635) and Others, Six Continental Prints in Five Frames. Plate number five from Les Miseres et les Malheurs de la Guerre, Paris: Henriet, 1633; two versions of the same etching from La Parabole de l’Enfant Prodigue, (number eight, “Il rentre à la maison paternelle”) one with the text: “Afligé de le voir de misère transy. Ce bon viellard l’embrasse et le prend à mercy,” the other reversed, without the text, framed together; an etching of the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, signed, Israel excudit, with the number nine in the lower right corner; an etching from Canto Five of Tasso’s La Gerusalemme Liberata, by Antonio Tempesta (1555-1630); and one other, also small format, continental, 17th century, with a lake, cowherd, and a distant field, castle, and mountain, unsigned; varying sizes, all framed. (5) $300-500

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366 Lear, Edward (1812-1888) Egyptian Goose. [from] John Gould’s Birds of Europe, London: 1832-37. Hand-colored lithograph on paper, the sheet somewhat rumpled, mat burn, some smudges, toning, matted and framed, 20 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. visible through the mat opening. $300-500 367 Lopez Enguidanos, Tomas (1773-1814) La Artilleria Volante baxa a la prolonga acompanando a las Tropas ligeras por un Pais montuoso, [Madrid, c. 1813]. Large etching of the Spanish “flying” horse artillery, after the drawing by Antonio Guerrero, with mention of Vicente Maria de Maturana (1754-1809) commander of the corps below the dedication; large sheet, plate mark visible, verso toned, some creasing, mainly to blank margins, 30 x 21 1/2 in. One of a series of images recording military movements of the Dos de Mayo campaign in Spain in 1808 which started the Peninsular War, and ultimately ousted the Napoleonic occupation of Spain. $300-500

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368 Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915) The Deer of All Lands. London: Rowland Ward, 1898. Limited edition, signed by the author, illustrated with twenty-four color lithographs of deer, in publisher’s green cloth, damaged; the back board badly water stained and mildewed, spine damaged with loss; damage to contents begins at page 306, just after the last plate, and extends to the end; the appendix leaves mostly fused together due to mildew damage, plates generally unaffected, slight occasional foxing, colors in the illustrations are bright, 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. $300-500 369 McKenney, Thomas Loraine (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) Chon-Ca-Pe. [from] The History of the Indian Tribes of North America. [19th century]. Hand-colored lithograph, by Lehman and Duval, after King, folio format, matted and framed, no tears, very good color, some light offsetting from text, not examined out of frame, 15 1/2 x 12 in. visible through mat opening. Chon-Ca-Pe was a second chief of the Ottoe nation, who also called himself the Big Kansas. $500-700


370 McKenney, Thomas Loraine (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) Ki-On-TwocKy, or Cornplant. [from] The History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1836. Hand-colored lithograph, by Lehman and Duval, after King, folio format, matted and framed, no tears, good color, signs of handling, including some surface crinkling, the blank background somewhat toned, not examined out of frame, 14 x 19 in. visible through mat opening. The proper translation of Ki-On-Twoc-Ky’s name is Cornplanter. He was born to a Seneca mother and a European fur trader and was the leader of the Seneca nation of New York State. $500-700

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371 McKenney, Thomas Loraine (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) Naw-Kaw, a Winnebago Chief. [from] The History of the Indian Tribes of North America. [19th century]. Hand-colored lithograph, folio format, matted and framed, no tears, good color, slight mat burn above Naw-Kaw’s headdress, not examined out of frame, 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. visible through the mat. This lithograph, by Lehman and Duval after Charles Bird King’s copy of James Otto Lewis’s portrait, was made at Butte des Morts in 1827. $500-700 372 McKenney, Thomas Loraine (1785-1859) and James Hall (1793-1868) Pes-KeLe-Cha-Co, a Pawnee Chief. [from] The History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1841. Hand-colored lithograph, folio format, matted and framed, no tears, attractive coloring, some signs of handling, not examined out of frame, 15 x 12 in. visible through the mat opening. $500-700

373 Muybridge, Eadweard James (1830-1904) Three Mammoth Albumen Photographs of Yosemite. San Francisco: Bradley & Rulofson, [1868]. Yowiye Falls, Mirror Lake, [and] Valley of the Yosemite from Sandy Flat, each mounted on publisher’s board, with printed title, credit, etc.; the photographs faded, with some water and other damage, the mounts themselves chipped, stained, torn, should be seen, the shot of Yowiye Falls sustaining the least damage, the photos 21 1/2 x 17 in. (3) $1,500-2,000 373

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374 New Yorker Cartoon, George Price (19011995) Original Artwork. Will you be right home after the peccadillo? Pen and ink drawing with light blue washes on paper, pencil erasures and touch up in white, signed, camera-ready art, matted, 15 3/4 x 22 in. $300-400 375 Ornithological Illustrations, Hayes, Gould, et al. Three etchings hand-colored and signed by William Hayes (1735-1802), the silver pheasant from Portraits of Rare and Curious Birds, dated Osterley Park, 1785, 17 3/4 x 12 3/4 in., contemporary mounting on a larger sheet of laid paper, with a hand-drawn ink and water color frame; the indigo bunting (called American Bluefinch) and male cardinal (called Virginian Growbeak), both on full sheets, hand-colored, signed, and dated by Hayes, 1778, 20 3/4 x 14 1/4 in. each. Two Gould birds, the sparrow hawk, and Edward Lear’s osprey, both handfinished color lithographic prints, with the accompanying page of text, folio, vertical format, 20 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. each. [and] a folding quarto-format copper-plate engraving of a Chinese Pheasant removed from a volume of transactions of the Royal Society, c. 1765, with two leaves of text, the illustration 16 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.; all plates and pages disbound and unframed. (6) $300-500

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376 Penfield, Edward (1866-1925) Two Harper’s Magazine Posters. June 1896 [and] March 1899. Two color lithographic posters, the June 1896 image features a woman seated in a rocking chair reading; the March 1899 shows a ploughing farmer and draft horse, with a rooster in the fore-ground; very slight signs of old folds in the June image, each framed; 18 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. sight; 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. sight. (2) $400-600 377 Poiteau, Pierre Antoine (1766-1854) Eight Plates of Tree Fruits. [from] Pomologie Française. Paris: Langlois et Leclerc, 18381846. Eight full-page steel stipple engravings, colored and finished by hand, on wove paper, depicting the following peaches, plums, and pears: Avant-peche blanche; Avant-peche rouge; Peche-cerise; Peche Desprez; Gros Damas blanc; Prune sans noyau; Poire Chaptal; and Poire d’ange; edges chipped, good color, some spotting, various sizes, signs of handling, generally 21 x 14 1/2 in. (8) $500-700

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378 Portraits, 17th Century, Continental and English, Seven. Engraved portraits of Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516); James I of England (15661625); Pietro Aretino (1492-1556); Gervase Babington, Bishop of Worcester (1550-1610); Henry Prince of Wales, with pike (1594-1612); Thomas Cromwell (1485?-1540); and Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512); each matted and framed, condition varies, all small format. (7) $1,500-2,500

379 Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867) Snowy Owl, Plate XXIII. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. Edinburgh: Lizars, c. 1821. Hand-colored engraving, printed on watermarked Ruse and Turner paper, dated 1818, the sheet reinforced along the outer margins, mat burn corresponding to the plate mark, subtle/faded color, the sheet dusty, lightly toned, matted and framed, 26 3/4 x 21 1/2 in. $300-500

380 Rowlandson, Thomas (17556-1827) Four Caricatures. London: Thomas Tegg, [n.d., c. 1817.] Four hand-colored caricature prints including, “Off She Goes,” “The Secret of Crim Con, fig. 2,” “Catching an Elephant,” and “The Last Gasp, or Toadstools Mistaken for Mushrooms”; two with watermarks dated 1817, bright, with old color (areas of differing oxidation visible on the verso of each); one with mat burn just around the plate mark, tipped onto card, the rest loose, with short tears, thumbing, and other signs of wear, 16 3/4 x 10 1/4 each. (4) $200-400

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381 Satirical Cartoons, Dutch, Concerning Economic Bubbles, c. 1720, Eight Framed. All folio format, with engraved illustrations, later hand-coloring, and either typographical or engraved text in Dutch, satirizing the Mississippi Bubble and John Law (16711729); all matted and framed, various sizes, with an 18th century ten sous note. (8) $1,500-2,000

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382 Three Framed Engravings. One mezzotint by Richard Earlom (1743– 1822) after Claude le Lorrain (1600-1682) dated 1776, number 172 from Lorrain’s Liber Veritatis, printed in sepia ink, matted; Johann Wilhelm Baur’s (1600-1640) image of Actaeon pursued by hounds in the form of a deer, from book three of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, c. 1641; and an engraved portrait of Philip IV of Spain (1605-1665) by Jacob Louys (1595-1644) after Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), some toning, edge damage, marginal amateurish repair; all three prints framed, varying sizes. (3) $300-500

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383 Whistler, James Abbot McNeill (1834-1903) La Mere Gerard. [Paris]: Delatre, Rue S. Jacques, [1858]. Etching on paper, signed in the plate, Kennedy 11. IV, with the publisher’s name in the plate; from the series, Twelve Etchings from Nature, French edition; matted and framed, 5 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. sight. $500-700


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384 Asia. Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612) India Orientalis. [from] Mercator’s Atlas. Amsterdam: Hondius, 1606. Double-page folio-format copper-plate engraving on laid paper, contemporary handcoloring, central fold, typographical text on the verso, the coloring visible on the verso, the greens oxidized to a verdigris on the surface, old break along the vertical central fold, with some loss of surface, tape reinforcement on the verso at top, paper repair on the verso in the region of central India, unframed, 18 1/4 x 22 1/4 in. $700-900

385 Brazil. Matthäus Seutter (1678-1757) Recens Elaborata Mappa Geographica Regni Brasiliae. Augsburg: Seutter, [c. 1730]. Double-page folio copper-plate engraved map printed on paper, with the counties along the coast colored by hand in reds and green, the greens having bled through, visible on the verso, central fold, some marginal water stains, mainly confined to the blank margin outside of the leftmost border, one stain visible in bottom left corner, slight foxing, unframed, 25 x 20 3/4 in. This map of Brazil, after the Blaeu Atlas original, depicts the east coast of Brazil from the mouth of the Amazon river south to Paraguay; it includes a decorative cartouche which depicts native Brazilians smoking pipes, surrounded by regional natural resources, including sugar loaves, corn, brazilwood, and tobacco. $400-600

386 Diderot, Denis (1713-1784) Complete Set of Ten Maps from the Encyclopedie. Paris: c. 1780. Ten folding copper-plate engraved maps, all uncolored, on large clean sheets with deckle edges, disbound; including: Carte des Parties Nord et Ouest de l’Amerique; Cartes des Parties Nord et Est de l’Asie; Nouvelle Representation des Cotes Nord et Est de l’Asie; Carte de la Californie et des Pays Nord-ouest; Carte de la Californie; Carte des Nouvelles Decouvertes; Carte Generale des Decouvertes de l’Amiral de Fonte; Carte Generale des Decouvertes de l’Amiral de Fonte Passage au Nord-ouest; Carte [des] Terres Arctiques; Partie de la Carte du Capitaine Cluny. (10) $400-600

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387 Early Maps, Six in Frames. Small-format copper engraved maps, all but one hand-colored, depicting: part of the province of Connacht, Ireland; Befordshire, England; Rome (uncolored); Asia Minor; and two maps of North Africa; c. 1650-1750, various sizes, all small, matted, and framed. (6) $200-300

388 England and Wales. Christopher Saxton (c.1540-c.1610) Anglia. London: [c. 1583] Double-page folio format map, on two joined sheets of laid paper, bunch of grapes watermark on the left sheet, copper-plate engraving with old hand-coloring (oxidation and masked areas corresponding to the color visible on verso), with Queen Elizabeth’s arms in the upper right corner, and the arms of Saxton’s patron, Thomas Seckford (15151587) just northeast of Canterbury, with numeric values of longitude and latitude added inside the border, the sheet toned, dusty, comfortable margins, 21 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. $4,000-6,000 389 England. Robert Morden (d. 1703) Three County Maps: Somersetshire, Cornwall, and Dorsetshire. [from] Camden’s Britannia, London: Abel Swale Awnsham and John Churchill, 1695. Each map a copper-plate engraving printed on a double sheet of laid folio paper, handcolored, matted, and framed, two sheets with a vertical join, 16 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. sight. (3) $400-600

390 Europe and Germany, Two Maps. Postarum seu Veredariorum Stationes per Germaniam et Provincias Adiacentes, Johann Peter Nell (1672-1743), Brussels, 1711, large double-page engraved map on paper, outline color, and cartouche in top left corner, tear and stain on left edge, affecting a small portion of the map; this is a map of post roads in the Low Countries, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, and south, including Venice, Paris, Lübeck, Krakow; centered on Bamberg, 24 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. [and] Carte D’Allemagne pour Servir a l’Intelligence de l’Histoire de la Guerre, Paris: Beaurain, 1785, large folding folio engraved map on paper, printed on two sheets, outline and cartouche color, toning, faint water stains, old folds, some paper tabs pasted along the top margin, 39 1/2 x 30 in. (2) $300-400

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391 Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (16061678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore. Vienna: Cosmerovio, 1672. Folio, engraved title; typographical title page printed in red and black (with engraved vignette); a different vignette at the head of each chapter, one full-page portrait; with nineteen folding maps and plates of views and battles, with no other portraits; lacking at least one text leaf (page 241/242); this is volume one, the second volume was never published; a large, clean copy in vellum (boards replaced, due to worm damage, re-covered with the original parchment) many straight-through worm holes in first and last few leaves only, the maps and plates in good condition, 15 x 10 1/2 in. $500-700 392 Map Lot, North and South America, Africa, Four Maps. North and Central America. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) America Borealis, Munich, c. 1700-1720, double-page quarto map on paper, copper-plate engraving, uncolored, showing California as an island, from Scherer’s Jesuit-themed Atlas Nova, toned along the central fold, slight marginal water stain, 15 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. Baja California and Mexico. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) Delineatio Nova et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici, cum Australi Parte Insulae California Saeculo Priori ab Hispanis Detectae, Munich, c. 1700-1720, double-page quarto map on paper, copper-plate engraving, uncolored, showing the southern tip of Baja California as an island, and the adjacent coast; from Scherer’s Jesuit-themed Atlas Nova, toned along the central fold, slight marginal water stain, 15 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. Caribbean and Coastal Venezuela. Heinrich Scherer (1628-1704) Archipelagus Americanus, Munich, c. 1700-1720, doublepage quarto map on paper, copper engraving, uncolored, showing the Florida Keys, Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean islands, Panama, and the northern Venezuelan coast, toned along the central fold, 15 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. [and] Africa, West Coast. Johannes van Keulen (1654-1715) Pas Caarte vande GryenCust, Amsterdam: van Keulen, [c. 1715], double-page folio map, engraved, printed on paper, with hand-coloring, sea chart of the west coast of Africa from Sierra Leone to Cape Three Points, Ghana, including Liberia and the Ivory Coast; legend cartouche depicts ethnically diverse characters in lower left, a large elephant ridden by ivory hunters in the central title cartouche, two sailing ships in the sea, the sheet slightly toned, with offsetting and some spotting, 25 1/4 x 21 in. (4) $600-800

393 Map Lot. Five engraved maps on paper, including the Isles of Skye and Lewis-Harris, by Jansson, Tabula Leogi et Haraiae, Amsterdam: Valk & Schenk, [c. 1690], with hand-coloring and shading; Expeditiones Hannibalis, including the Iberian peninsula, Italy, and Parts of France and Africa, by Pierre Duval, [Paris], 1666, with hand-colored outlining; a large folding map of ancient Egypt removed from an octavo-format English book; a map of the Russian Empire taken from Chambers’s edition of Guthries’s New System of Geography, with some handcoloring, browned; and J. Calvin Smith’s Map of the State of New York, Albany: Disturnell, 1847, steel-engraved, hand-colored, with two insets: the St. Lawrence River, and New York City (including lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Williamsburg), matted and framed, old folds, minor tears, some darkening along folds, loose in frame, various sizes. (5) $200-300

397 New England, Three Maps. Daniel Neal’s (1678-1743) A New Map of New England According to the Latest Observations, dated 1720 in the cartouche, [from] The History of New England, soft wear with loss along one fold, with repair to verso; adhesive tape in bottom blank margin, old folds, toning, small tear to right margin, and slight loss of outermost printed border, 14 x 10 1/2 in. Boston with its Environs, Philadelphia: by J. Vallance for C.P. Wayne, 1806, [from] The Life of Washington, folded folio-sized engraving, slight breakage along the fold, reinforced on the verso with adhesive tape, 17 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. [and] Map of the Northern, or New England States of America, by John Russell, London: Symonds, 1795, old folds, repairs to verso, marginal crumpling outside of the plate mark, offsetting to the Atlantic Ocean, 19 1/4 x 15 1/2 in. (3) $300-500

394 Massachusetts, Boston, New England: Eight Maps, 19th Century. Each matted or tipped on to mat board, some printed in color, some in black only, others hand-colored, small format, none larger than 12 x 16 in. (8) $200-300

398 New England, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Seven Atlas Maps. Three hand-colored maps of Massachusetts, one uncolored map of Virginia and Maryland, one colored map of Georgetown, and two colored maps of New Hampshire, one of which includes Vermont, all 19th century. (7) $200-300

395 Nantucket and Mount Desert Island, Two Facsimile Maps. Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres (1721-1824) [from] The Atlantic Neptune, Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Publishing Company, 1966-69. Two large hand-colored engraved maps, each printed on two joined sheets, matted and framed, the glass in the Nantucket map missing, the paper in good condition, each with the blind stamp of the Massachusetts Historical Society along the border. (2) $400-600 396 New England, North America, Boston. Group of maps including the Northern Provinces of the United States, from Thomson’s New General Atlas, 1817, handcolored; A Map of Rhode Island: with the adjacent parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, &c., from London Magazine, 1778, handcolored; and other 18th and 19th century maps of New England states and towns, removed from atlases, most colored; and some old world maps. $200-300

399 New England. Braddock Mead (c. 16881757) and Thomas Jefferys (1695-1771) A Map of the most Inhabited part of New England. [c. 1775 and ?] Large four-panel map, copper-plate engraving with some hand outlining; top and bottom are two separate sections, from two different editions, an amalgam from two different maps; the top portion visibly a different, darker tone in comparison to the bottom half, one rectangular section in the top right half, consisting mostly of Jeffrey’s Ledge, coastal Maine, and the ocean, rather toned; top section is 39 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.; bottom section is 40 3/4 x 21 1/4 in. The bottom half of this map is the fifth variant, with the imprint dated 29 November 1774; published most likely in the American Atlas, 1775; edition for the top half is uncertain. It contains the Plan of the Town of Boston, in the top left corner, without scale, and the note about the Connecticut river just below, the plate itself is definitely inconsistent with the lower half, which was printed in Paris c. 1775. $400-600

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400 New England. Braddock Mead (c. 16881757) and Thomas Jefferys (1695-1771) A Map of the most Inhabited part of New England. [from] Atlas Americain Septentrional. Paris: George Louis le Rouge, 1777. Large copper-plate engraved map printed on four joined sheets, hand-colored, with the inset map of Boston in the upper left, and the cartouche of Plymouth Rock in the lower right; and the plan of Boston Harbor at bottom center, the cartouche reversed, a close copy of the fourth London variant of the map from 1768; old folds and signs of handling, a few unobtrusive patches on the verso, 39 1/2 x 41 in. $800-1,200

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401 New England. Johannes Baptista Homann (1664-1724) Nova Anglia Septentrionali. Nuremberg, 1716. Double-page folio map, copper-plate engraving on two joined sheets, older color, somewhat oxidized, slightly faded to a mossy green and pale pink, fading more pronounced at the vertical join of the two sheets, attractive cartouche, depicting a red-coated Briton bartering with an American Indian in the bottom right corner, with good color, less faded, matted and framed, 23 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. sight. $700-900

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402 New England. Robert Morden (d. 1703), Two Maps and Associated Text Leaves. A New Map of New England and New York [page 605/606] and New England and New York [page 373/374], removed from 17th century quarto-format editions of Morden’s atlas, with seven contiguous text leaves from the same book, pages 599 to 614, [page 605/606 is one of the maps listed above], including the descriptions of West and East New Jersey, and New York, slight worming to the New Map, and minor loss to the outermost border when the page was torn from the book, general age toning, 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. each. (2 maps and 7 leaves) $300-500


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403 Newfoundland, Canadian East Coast, New England. Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France. Paris: Sanson, 1683. Small folio map, engraved by Antoine de Winter, hand-colored, matted and framed, 12 x 8 1/2 in. sight. $700-900 404 Newfoundland, Marine Chart, Grand Banks. Gerard van Keulen (1678-1726) Nouvelle Carte Marine du Grand Banq, Amsterdam: van Keulen, [c. 1728]. Large double-page folio chart, uncolored, engraved, showing depths for the fishing area off the southeastern coast of Newfoundland, including the southernmost part of the coastline of the Avalon peninsula, stain in the outer margins, old fold, sheet toned, 26 x 21 1/2 in. $300-500

405 Newfoundland. Gerard van Keulen (16781726) New Found Land of Nieuw Vrankryk, of anders Genaamt Terra Neuf. Amsterdam: van Keulen, [c. 1728]. Large double-page folio map with eight insets that depict different portions of the Newfoundland coast, lower edges outside the borders tattered, stain in outer vertical margins, old fold, sheet toned, 26 x 21 1/2 in. $200-400

406 North America, East Coast, Southern Maine to Virginia. Jacques Nicolas Bellin Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, New York Pensilvanie, et Nouveau Jersay. [from] Bellin’s Le Petit Atlas Maritime, Paris, 1764. Folding engraved map on paper, old folds, capitals picked out in red, with colonial borders, major rivers, and many towns, handcolored, the sheet evenly toned, matted and framed, 14 3/4 x 13 in. sight. $300-500

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407 North America. Jeremiah Wolff (d. 1724) and Guillaume Delisle (1675-1726) America Septentrionalis Concinnata juxta Observationes Dnn. Academiae Regalis Scientiarum. Augsburg: Wolff, [n.d., c. 1710]. Double-page folio engraved map on paper, no mention of Lotter in the imprint, hand outline color, good margins, edge crumpling and signs of handling, 26 3/4 x 21 in. $600-800

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408 North America: Gulf Coast, Florida, and the Caribbean. Johannes Jansson (15881664) Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris Adiacentibus. Amsterdam: Jansson, [c. 1636]. Double-page folio engraved map on paper, typographical text on the verso, hand-colored, the state without the names for Florida and Virginia, a clean copy, with neat coloring with strong hues, matted and framed, 22 x 16 in. visible through the mat opening. $1,000-1,500

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409 North American Coast, Nova Scotia to Virginia. Johannes Janssonius Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium et Virginia. Amsterdam: Jansson, [c. 1636]. Double folio leaf, with typographical text on the verso in Dutch, hand-colored copperplate engraved map, depicting the eastern seaboard, and some inland features, including one of the Great Lakes, several important rivers, and the thin scrim that represents the explored portion of the North American continent, matted, in a double-glazed frame, 20 1/4 x 16 in. sight. $400-600

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410 North and South America. Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612) Septentrio America. [from] Meractor’s Atlas. Amsterdam: Hondius, [c. 1630]. Double-page hand-colored copper-plate engraved map printed on paper, old coloring, the sheet evenly toned to a tan shade, some loss of surface at the center fold near the bottom margin, matted and framed, 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. visible. A panel in the lower left of the map depicts Brazilian women making chica de yuca by chewing and spitting manioc root into a large bowl, and cooking the mash in a pot over a fire, finally, in the leftmost portion of the panel, men are shown consuming the finished product. $1,000-1,500

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411 North and South America. John Cary (c. 1754-1835) A New Map of America. [from] Cary’s New Universal Atlas. London: Cary, 1806. Double-page folio engraved map, with a central vertical join, hand-colored, matted and framed, 21 x 23 1/2 in. sight. $800-1,200 412 North and South America. Leonhard Von Euler (1707-1783) Tab. Geogr. Americae ad Emendatiora quae adhuc Prodierunt exampla jussu. [printed for the Royal Prussian Academy, c. 1750]. Small double-page folio copper-plate engraved map on paper; northwesternmost corner of North America still unmapped, including some of western Europe and Africa, “39 America” in lower right margin, hand outline color and shading, ink blotch in bottom right corner, affecting only blank ocean, some marginal toning, one marginal water stain, short tears to bottom, just touching bottom border, repaired from verso, 18 x 14 1/2 in. $500-700

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413 North and South America. Sebastian Munster (1488-1552) Americae sive Novi Orbis, Novi Descriptio. Basel: [c. 1590]. Small double-page folio map on paper, hand-colored copper-plate engraving, with typographical text in German above the top border and in the two lozenge-shaped compartments, matted and framed, with North America colored pink, Mexico a dark green, South America in yellow, and the sea a pale blue, 15 x 13 in. visible. This updated version of the charming 1540 Munster map of the Americas includes some new information and revisions which make the continents much more recognizable to a modern viewer. $400-600


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414 North and South America: Two Maps. Richard William Seale (1703-1762) A Map of North America [and] A Map of South America. London: [c. 1745]. Two separate maps, each double-page folio, copper-plates on paper, uncolored, toned, with slight offsetting, 19 x 15 3/4 in. The map of North America still shows California as an island; very detailed depiction of the Caribbean, and the bulk of the continent west of the Mississippi still labeled as “Parts Unknown.� The South American map more complete, especially on the west coast, but the huge central section, containing all interior parts of Brazil, the Amazon rain forest, and the Patagonian desert are still unmapped. (2) $400-600

415 Nuremberg, View, Georg Balthasar Probst (1673-1748) Augsburg, mid-18th century. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving on a folio-sized sheet, matted and framed, 12 1/2 x 17 in. sight. $300-500

416 South America. Heinrich Scherer (16281704) Religionis Catholicae Australi Americae Implantatae. [from] Atlas Novus. Munich, c. 1700. Small folio double-page engraved map, two sheets joined at the center, slight toning along the join, 15 x 10 1/2 in., the sheet. Almost as much space is devoted to the map of the continent of South America as to a striking image of natives prostrate before a crucifixion. $400-600

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FOR OFFICE USE Marlborough

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63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429

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274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100

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Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board - Stephen L. Fletcher Richard Albright John Deighton Barnet Fain Karen M. Keane Andrew Payne Chairman Emerita - Nancy R. Skinner

Administration

President/Chief Executive Officer - Karen M. Keane Chief Financial Officer - Don Kelly Executive Vice President - Stephen L. Fletcher Vice Presidents - Eric Jones, Marie Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Carol McCaffrey, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr

Expert Departments

20th Century Design - Jane D. Prentiss American & European Paintings & Prints - Robin S.R. Starr Assistants: Kathy Wong, Elizabeth C. Haff, Michelle Lamunière American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stephen L. Fletcher Deputy Director: Chris Barber; Assistant: Karen Langberg American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Douglas Deihl Antique Motor Vehicles - Jane D. Prentiss Asian Works of Art - Judith Dowling Assistants: Helen Eagles, Suhyung Kim Books & Manuscripts - Devon Gray Bottles, Flasks & Early Glass - Stephen L. Fletcher Ceramics - Stuart G. Slavid Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Robert C. Cheney Assistant: Jonathan Dowling Couture - Anne Fallon Discovery Auctions - Anne Fallon Assistants: Melissa Riebe, Kyle Johnson European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stuart G. Slavid Assistants: Leah Kingman, Stephanie Opolski Fine Wines - Marie Keep Assistant: Michael J. Moser Historic Arms & Militaria - Joel Bohy

63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100 2332 Galiano Street Coral Gables, FL 33134 305.503.4423

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Jewelry - Victoria Bratberg Assistants: John Colasacco, Katie Simonetti Judaica - Kerry Shrives Musical Instruments - Director Pro Tem: Jill Arbetter Assistant: Horst Kloss Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Lawrence Kearney Assistant: Erika Jorjorian Silver - Stuart G. Slavid Toys & Dolls - Anne Fallon Auctioneers - LaGina Austin, Chris Barber, Robert C. Cheney, John Colasacco, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie C. Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Jessica R. Lincoln, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney


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Marlborough:

Warehouse Manager - Fred Trottier, 508.970.3261

Auction Coordinator - Melanie Trottier-Mitcheson, 508.970.3103

Boston:

Auction Coordinators - Jessica R. Lincoln, 617.874.4308,

Benjamin Evans, 617.874.4329

Marlborough:

Accounts Receivable - Denise Johnson, 508.970.3269

Accounts Payable, Consignment - Kathleen Hayes, 508.970.3268

Accounts Payable, Trade - Kevin Rota, 508.970.3283

Credit Supervisor - William Madden, 508.970.3266

Marlborough:

Jessica Turner, 508.970.3240

Advertising/Production Manager - Pamela Van de Houten Appraisal & Auction Services - LaGina Austin, Christine E. Finn, Rachel Kingsley, Ava Pandiani Boston Gallery Director - Laura V. Sweeney Assistant Gallery Director: Paige Lewellyn Gallery Assistant: Ryan O’Hara Consignment Services - Patricia Walker King, Carol Zeigler, Kealyn Garner Customer Relations - Carol McCaffrey Institutional Relations - L. Emerson Tuttle Human Resources - Carol McCaffrey Image Editor - John Cornelius Information Technology & Internet Auctions - Kerry Shrives Assistants: Timothy Shaughnessey, Melissa Riebe Lead Designer - Kristina Harrison Managing Director - Marie C. Keep Marketing & Public Relations - Kate de Bethune, Kathryn Gargolinski, Jessica Turner Photographers - Stanley P. Bystrowski, Jeffrey R. Antkowiak Receptionists - Marlborough: Katie Fitzgerald Boston: Bridget Spears Regional Director—Florida - April L. Matteini, G.G. Staff Portraits - Cheryl Richards Photography Transportation - Eric Jones

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Directions to Skinner’s Boston Gallery/63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 From the West: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to the Prudential/Copley exit located in the Prudential tunnel. Once on the exit ramp, stay in the right hand lane and follow the signs for Copley. The ramp exits onto Stuart Street. Drive straight through five sets of lights and take a left onto Charles Street South. Take your first left off of Charles St. South onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From the South: Take 93-N to Exit 20 for I-90 W toward Worcester. Follow signs for Chinatown/South Station. Bear left at the fork to continue towards Kneeland Street. Turn left onto Kneeland Street. Kneeland Street becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From Logan Airport: Take the Ted Williams Tunnel. Take Exit 25 toward South Boston and bear left at the fork in the ramp. Bear right onto B St. Turn left onto Northern Ave which becomes Seaport Blvd. Turn left onto Surface Rd. Turn right onto Kneeland Street which becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From the North: Take I-93 South towards Boston. Take exit 26 towards Storrow Drive.  Merge onto MA-28 South via the ramp on the left. Turn left onto Beacon Street. Turn right onto Arlington Street. Turn left onto Boylston Street. Turn right onto Hadassah Way. Skinner is on the right at 63 Park Plaza.

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City Place Parking Garage 8 Park Plaza (access on Charles Street) Mon.-Fri.: up to 1 hr.-$8, $4 each additional hr., to max $20 Evenings (5pm-2:30am): $20 flat rate Sat & Sun (6am-5pm): $5 per 1/2 hr. MCCA Boston Common Garage Zero Charles Street (between the Boston Common & Public Garden) Mon.-Fri.: up to 1 hr.-$10, $4 each additional hr., up to 10m hrs. $23, to max $28 Evenings & Weekends: $12 flat rate The Four Seaons Hotel Parking Garage 200 Boylston Street $26 up to 2 hrs., $30 up to 3 hrs., $35 up to 6 hrs., $49 all day

LAZ Parking Back Bay Garage 500 Boylston Street (222 Berkeley Street) 617.266.7006 Night & Day rates: 1/2 hr.- $8, 1 hr.- $10, 1 1/2 hr.- $18, 2 hrs.- $20, 2 1/2 hrs.- $26, 3-24 hrs.- $37 Weekend Rates: 1/2 hr.- $8, $2 each additional 1/2 hr., to max $22 Motor Mart Garage 201 Stuart Street Up to 1 hr.-$8, 1 to 2 hrs.-$12, 2-3 hrs-$16/3-12 hrs.-$20/12-24 hr.-$31 weekends up to 3 hrs/$8 200 Stuart Street Garage At Revere Hotel Boston Common 200 Stuart Street 3-12 hrs.-$22 12-24 hrs.-$40

(recommended for trucks) LAZ Parking 130 Arlington Street 617.426.0604 $7 per 1/2 hr. $20 all day (weekdays only) $15 nights (starting at 4pm) and weekends Billy’s Parking 222 Stuart Street 617.632.2881 Mon-Fri 7:30am-5pm-$6 each 1/2 hr., $20 max $30 vans or trucks $25 during events in area Sat., Sun. & evenings $20 flat fee

The Taj Hotel Parking Garage 15 Arlington Street Up to 24 hrs.-$44

Boston Hotels with Skinner Corporate Rates

Boston Hotels Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowe’s Wharf Boston, MA 02110 Tel: 1.800.654.2000 Fax: 617.345.6799

Nine Zero Hotel 90 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02108 617.772.5800

Fairmont Copley Plaza 138 St. James Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617.267.5300 Fax: 617.375.9648

The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common 10 Avery Street Boston, MA 02111 Tel: 617.912.3315 Fax: 617.912.3375

Four Seasons 200 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 617.351.2036

Taj Boston 15 Arlington St. Boston, MA 02116 617.536.5700

The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. Boston, MA 02114 617.224.4000

Westin-Copley Plaza 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 1.800.228.3000 Fax: 617.424.7483

Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro 25 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114 617.723.7575

Loews Boston Back Bay Hotel 350 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 1.855.495.6397

The Colonnade Hotel 120 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 617.424.7000 800.962.3030 www.colonnadehotel.com

The Park Plaza 64 Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116 617.426.2000

Eliot Hotel 370 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215 617.267.1607

The Revere Hotel Boston Common 200 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617.482.1800 Fax: 617.451.2750

Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 1.800.228.9290 Fax: 617.236.5885

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Restaurants Fine Dining Dante Royal Sonesta Hotel 5 Cambridge Parkway 617.806.4200 Mediterranean restaurant with great views of the Charles River and Boston skyline.

Davio’s 75 Arlington St. 617.357.4810 Northern Italian steak house.

Grill 23 & Bar 161 Berkley Street (Stuart Street) 617.542.2255 Great steak, seafood, wine list, and service.

L’Espalier 774 Boylston St. 617.262.3023 Fine French dining and wines with a wonderful pre-fixe menu.

No. 9 Park 9 Park St. 617.742.9991 Barbara Lynch’s bistro showcases inspired French and Italian influenced food and wine on Beacon Hill.

Radius 85 High St. 617.426.1234 Features a modern French menu focusing on seasonal ingredients accompanied by a thoughtful wine list.

Scampo The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. 617.536.2100 Lydia Shire’s latest restaurant, featuring Italian fare produced in an open kitchen upstairs at the Liberty Hotel.

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140 Boylston St. 617.695.9463 French restaurant and wine bar perched at the edge of the Boston Common and the theatre district.

50 Dalton St. 617.867.9955 Jasper White serves seaside favorites in a casual Back Bay setting.

Via Matta 79 Park Plaza 617.422.0008 Elegant Italian fare and beautiful wines in a vibrant dining room—the best of Italy in Boston’s Back Bay creates an unforgettable experience.

Moderate Aquitaine 569 Tremont Street 617.424.8577 Parisian bistro-style fare.

The Bristol Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel 200 Boylston St. 617.338.4400 Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served in an elegant yet comfortable lounge setting with views of the Boston Public Garden.

East Ocean City 25-29 Beach St. 617.542.2504 Outstanding Chinese food restaurant highlighting seafood dishes with a full-service bar.

Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill 97 Mt. Vernon Street 617.720.5511 Authentic regional Persian cuisine, handselected wine list, knowledgeable waitstaff.

McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant 36 Columbus Ave 617.482.3999 Fresh seafood offerings that change daily.

Casual Au Bon Pain 26 Park Plaza (across the street from Skinner) or 431 Boylston Street (at Berkeley Street) 617.338.8948 Casual café offers quick service.

Davio’s To Go 10 St. James Galleria Atrium 617.357.4810 Casual Italian take-out lunch spot with daily special pastas, soups, and salads.

Flash’s 310 Stuart St. 617.574.8888 American comfort food served with classic cocktails in a casual setting.

Parish Café 361 Boylston St. 617.247.4777 American restaurant with seasonal outdoor seating features sandwiches created by renowned local chefs.

Piattini 226 Newbury Street 617.536.2020 Italian wine bar with an eclectic menu; specializes in Italian-style tapas.

The Upper Crust 20 Charles Street 617.723.9600 Gourmet thin-crust pizza.


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