Fine Books & Manuscripts | Skinner Auction 3176B

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Fine Books & Manuscripts Lot Listing Sale 3176B | November 18, 2018 | Boston 508.970.3293 | books@skinnerinc.com |

MA LIC. 2304


1 Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 April 1825. Engraved parchment General Land Office grant fulfilled by hand, registering William Carpenter of Sangamon County Illinois’s purchase of eighty acres of land in Springfield, Illinois, signed by Adams, countersigned by George Graham as Commissioner of the General Land Office, framed and mounted with portrait of Adams, small natural hole in the parchment, old folds, some toning at the top, 15 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. $400-600 2 Album with Aviator Signatures, 1930s. A large three-post album containing material, mostly signed covers, signed by approximately 150 aviators, including the signatures of Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Orville Wright, Admiral Byrd, Rickenbacker, Ovington, and many others, with many envelopes signed by female aviators, such as Amy Johnson, Gladys O’Donnell, Margaret Perry, Elinor Smith, Betty Lund, Mildred Kauffman, Jean La Rene, Marjorie Louise Deig, J.M. Keith Miller, Blanche Wilcox Noyes, Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie, Laura Ingalls, Teddy Kenyon, Ruth Nichols, Ruth Elder, Bobbie Trout, Frankie Renner, Edna May Cooper, Mae Haizlip, Mary Lady Heath, Alicia Patterson, and others; all identified and mounted on album pages with accompanying documents, clippings, and other material, with a few signed photos, notes and letters, mostly signed envelopes, some discolored by facing newsprint clippings for decades, also including photographs of Lindbergh and Earhart with printed signatures, and other material, should be seen. $2,000-3,000 3 American Manuscript Documents, 1770s-1830s. Very large collection of more than 265 individual documents, mostly from the 1780s and 1790s from Orange County, Vermont, documents regarding the court and legal cases, including jury summonses, judgments, and documents regarding court appearances and disputes, handwritten and signed or printed typographically and completed in manuscript, including the signatures of many Justices of the Peace, court officers, and other officials, condition and sizes vary. $300-500

5 Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Clipped Signature. Small piece of blue paper containing the closing of a letter, mounted on Chevillet’s 1778 engraved portrait of Franklin, the signature 3 1/4 x 1 in. $2,000-2,500 6 Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931) Typed Letter Signed, 14 April 1926. Single sheet of wove paper, typed and signed over one page, to Mrs. N. Mitchison, saying in part that he does not make public appearances or do parlor tricks, and that he has been doing little things “to help birth-control,” including writing the preface to Marie Stopes’s first book on the subject; folds, 9 x 7 in. $80-100 7 Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923) Autograph Letter Signed, 1916. Two inscribed pages of Bernhardt’s monogrammed stationery, text in French, signed and dated, framed with two postcards, not examined out of frame, the letter 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (when folded). $250-350 8 Brandeis, Louis (1856-1941) Autograph Letter Signed, Chatham, Massachusetts, 28 June 1938. Single sheet of U.S. Supreme Court writing paper, with “personal” added in Brandeis’s hand, and “Washington, D.C.” on the letterhead struck through by hand, to Bernard Weeks, thanking him for birthday greetings, in a double-glazed frame with an image of Justice Brandeis and the original holograph envelope, the letter 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. $400-600 9 Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878) Autograph Letter Signed, 25 December 1869. Single laid paper leaf inscribed over two pages to Miss Christiana Gibson in Scotland, mentioning Father Hyacinthe’s [Charles Jean Marie Loyson (1827-1912)] address on behalf of the French Benevolent Society, and describing Hyacinthe’s liberal views and the whether the Catholic church could accept protestants (a view for which Father Hyacinthe was excommunicated from the church at about this time), 8 x 5 in. $150-250

4 Autographs, Signatures, Signed Material, Large Collection of Five Boxes. Extensive archive of vintage signed material, should be viewed. $2,000-2,500

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10 Churchill, Clementine (1885-1977) Typed Letter Signed, Whitehall, 11 March 1941. Two page letter on Mrs. Churchill’s 10 Downing Street, Whitehall stationery, with a handwritten correction, to Mrs. Hopes of the Collegiate School in Bristol, on the subject of whether children traumatized by World War II will be permanently damaged by their experiences, and assuring Mrs. Hopes that the very soldiers and fliers fighting Hitler as heroes in the current war were children traumatized by the previous World War, “Danger and sorrow produce unselfish qualities, whereas very often ease and comfort and security produce feeble natures,” matted, with a portrait, not examined out of frame, each page 9 x 7 in. $300-500 11 Declaration of Independence Facsimile After Benjamin Owen Tyler. New York: Printed by Lang & Lang, Published by Horace Thayer, Engraved by Peter Maverick, 1818. Large rolled engraving consisting of a reproduction of John Trumbull’s painting, Declaration of Independence at the top, Tyler’s pen facsimile of the text with reproductions of the signatures, flanked by a grape border tinted in green; the whole presented on the original wooden scroll and molding (painted black), mounted on linen with blue silk ribbon edging (frayed and fragmentary), the surface varnished and toned, bottom scroll detached, tears to top, 29 1/4 x 44 in. $1,200-1,800 12 Declaration of Independence, the First Facsimile Engraving. Washington, D.C.: Benjamin Owen Tyler, [Engraved by Peter Maverick (1780-1831)], 1818. Large folio engraved facsimile with large title at top, engraved text in cursive and several display fonts, and facsimile signatures below, insect damage with loss to top of document with old repairs made with glassine tape and some white over painting, small water spot to bottom left corner, overall toning, in a very substantial wooden frame, 30 x 24 in. $3,000-5,000 13 Dickens, Charles (1812-1870) Autograph Letter Signed, 21 July 1841. Laid paper bifolium with Whatman watermark, inscribed over two pages, to a John A. Overs (18081844), saying that he has written Mr. Cruikshank on his addressee’s behalf, offering concern of Overs’s health, and offering money, should it be needed, 9 x 7 1/4 in. $800-1,200


14 Du Maurier, George (1834-1896) Autograph Letter Signed, 24 June (no year). Wove heathered mourning letter paper, bifolium, inscribed over one leaf, to an unnamed recipient, declining the request to set his poem, Der Tod als Freund to music, as Du Maurier intends to do so himself, 7 x 4 1/2 in. $100-200 15 Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969) Signed and Inscribed Photograph. Black-and-white image of Eisenhower in a suit and tie, signed and inscribed in the blank margin at the foot to Thomas McDonald, framed, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. $100-150 16 Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) Autograph Note Signed, Vienna, 1936. Printed thankyou note dated May 1936 with four lines in Freud’s hand and signature, with holograph envelope, to Gertrude Kvergic-Kraus, at the foreign language lending library/bookstore in Vienna, the letter is in German and gives thanks to Kvergic and her colleague who run the business, matted, 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. Kvergic-Kraus’s grandfather was Dr. Willowitz, who gave Freud his first job as a junior doctor. When the Nazis occupied Austria, KvergicKraus moved to London where she became the first director of the Economists bookshop, owned by the London School of Economics and the Financial Times. $2,500-3,500 17 Gauguin, Paul (1848-1903) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 8 July 1879. Folding wove bifolium on A. Bourdon engraved letterhead, with date supplied by hand, inscribed over the single outer leaf recto, formerly folded along the central vertical line, to Camille Pissarro, asking to purchase a painting, a size ten canvas, for 150 Francs, reverse mat burn on recto of letter, some old mounts on verso, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. “In a later letter [to Pissarro], of 8th July 1879, [Gauguin] adds that, besides the painting [of Pissarro] that he has already acquired —apparently at Mme. Latouche’s—he could spare 150 francs for still another. This would, however, have to be size 10 (46 x 55 cm) so as to fit into a frame of that size that he happens to have at hand. He regrets that for the moment he is not able to offer a better price, but hopes that this may be the case later on. What picture it is to be, he apparently altogether leaves to Pissarro, provided only that it is size 10. In a subsequent letter he adds that there is no hurry about this picture —he knows that there are plenty of exquisite ones to choose from.” (Quoted from “Gauguin, the Collector,” by Merete Bodelsen, published in The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 112, No. 810, September 1970, a copy of the magazine included with the lot). $10,000-15,000

18 Gay and Sexual Liberation Buttons, Mid-20th Century. A collection of thirty-five buttons, mostly printed in bright colors, each boasting a provocative slogan related to gay rights and sexual liberation, including, “Down with Pants,” “I Believe in Fairies,” “Go Naked,” “Sex is Here to Stay,” and “How Dare You Presume I’m Heterosexual,” among others. $80-100

22 Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Matthew Thorne as owner of sixty-six shares in the Company, signed October 8, 1892, by the title company’s secretary and president, formerly folded, 12 x 9 3/4 in. $500-700

19 Gosse, Sir Edmund W. (1849-1928) Autograph Letter Signed, 8 August 1887. Folded wove bifolium with Board of Trade insignia, inscribed over three pages, with holograph envelope, to Jonathan K. Bangs, declining the request of a free poem, in part, “I cannot give away poems any more than I can give away money, and therefore I hope you will not think me unfriendly, but only straightforward, when I answer your civil inquiry by a negative”; 9 x 7 in. $100-200

23 Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Lillian Thorne as owner of sixtysix shares in the Company, signed October 8, 1892, by the title company’s secretary and president, formerly folded, 12 x 9 3/4 in. $500-700

20 Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804); James Madison (1751-1836); [and] John Jay (1745-1829) The Federalist, on the New Constitution. Washington: Jacob Gideon Jr., 1818. Octavo, 671 pages, contemporary marbled sheepskin boards (both detached, spine perished, textblock broken), edges stained yellow, some foxing, water stains, worthy of preservation, 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. $800-1,200 21 Hancock, John (1737-1793) Ship’s Register, Signed, 29 May 1784. Folioformat typographically printed document on laid paper, signed by Hancock in left margin beneath a paper seal, countersigned by John Avery, asserting Theodore Lyman’s ownership of the sloop Favorite, a square-sterned vessel of forty-five tons mastered by Israel Lovit; Lyman was of Wells, Maine (at that time part of Massachusetts), countersigned by Lyman and later owner Tristram Jordan; with five further annotations at the foot and on the verso stipulating changes to the document, viz., in September 1784 Israel Wiles was made master; in November 1785 Wiles swore that the sloop was the sole property of the citizens of the United States; in January 1786 Eliphatt Perkins was made master; in April 1787 Robert Stone was master; and in January 1788 Bartholomew Hasdell was master; with toning to paper, spotting, old folds, fragmentary along folds with holes where folds intersect (reinforced with glassine tape on verso), 16 x 12 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

24 Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Autograph Manuscript Quote from The Chimaera, [from] Hawthorne’s A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys, Signed, Lenox, 2 October 1851. Single leaf of wove blue paper inscribed on one side, bottom with date and signature formerly cut away (now re-joined with archival materials on verso), losses to bottom blank margins, tear to top left corner, 8 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. “I copy from a proof sheet, which happens to be at hand:— ‘This is very delicious water,’ said Bellerophon to the maiden as he rinsed and filled her pitcher, after drinking out of it. ‘Will you be kind enough to tell me whether the fountain has any name?’ ‘Yes; it is called the Fountain of Pirene,’ answered the maiden; and then she added, ‘My grandmother has told me that this clear fountain was once a beautiful woman; and when her son was killed by the arrows of the huntress Diana, she melted all away into tears. And so the water, which you find so cool and sweet, is the sorrow of that poor mother’s heart!’” $1,500-2,000 25 Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr. (1841-1935) Autograph Letter Signed, 20 March 1900. Single laid paper Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Supreme Judicial Court letterhead, inscribed over two pages, to a Mr. Ernst, declining an invitation to speak at an upcoming Fourth of July event, old folds, toning to verso of blank conjugate, 8 x 4 3/4 in. $200-300

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26 Holmes, Oliver Wendell Sr. (1809-1894) Autograph Letter Signed, 3 October 1852. Single leaf of folded bifolium addressed to a C. Swan of Poughkeepsie, New York, declining an invitation to speak, together with holograph envelope, matted and framed with (unfortunately) an image of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior (18411935), who was eleven years of age when his father wrote this letter; the letter 6 3/4 x 4 in.; [together with] a framed photograph of Tremont Street, Boston, circa 1904. (2) $300-500 27 Hudson, William Henry (1841-1922) Autograph Letter Signed, London, 24 December 1911. Folded stationery sheet (40 S. Luke’s Road in Bayswater) inscribed over four pages, to Lady Grogan, Ellinor Flora Bosworth Smith in Argentina, poetically deploring the destruction of natural habitats in Argentina (transcript available on request), deckle edges, old folds, remnants of tape residue on verso, 9 x 7 1/4 in. $400-600 28 Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811. Wove folio bifolium inscribed over one page, to the “Chiefs and head men of the Wyandot Nation at Maguage & Brown’s Town,” sending money ($1,129.00), by means of Mr. Vigor, to Walkin-the-Water, promising another $271 as soon as possible, and additionally promising 150 pounds of bread and 100 pounds of pork for the nation; wear and tear, old folds, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. “My Children, I send by your Friend Mr. Vigor, Eleven hundred & nine Dollars, and twenty Dollars, has been received by Walkinthewater, which amounts to eleven hundred & twenty nine. I have done all in my power to accommodate you. The two hundred & seventy one dollars shall be paid as soon as possible. I send you one hundred & fifty pounds of bread, & one hundred pounds of pork, for the Nation, while receiving their annuities. I salute you in friendship, William Hull” $300-500 29 Hunt, Lynn Bogue (1878-1960) Federal Duck Stamp Lithograph, Signed Limited Edition Copy, 1939. Print number 90 of 100, titled, numbered, and signed in pencil by Hunt in the lower margin, matted and framed with the dollar Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior, void after June 30, 1940; [together with] John Hightower’s Pheasant Hunting, New York: Knopf, 1946, octavo, illustrated by Hunt, in publisher’s dark red cloth. (2) $800-1,200

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30 Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825-1895) Autograph Letter Signed, 6 June 1884. Wove bifolium with embossed addressed, written over three pages, in purple ink, to a Mrs. Carpenter, declining an invitation to speak, old folds, 9 x 7 in. $80-100 31 Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Secretarial Letter Signed, Paris, 3 September, 1786. Single leaf of laid paper, to Thomas Jefferson, as Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States for France, regarding international business and “prize money,” see below for full text, during this period Jones and Jefferson were in almost constant contact concerning slow but important negotiations regarding piracy in the Mediterranean, Americans held captive by Algiers, American debts to European bankers, and piracy among the marauding Barbary pirates; the letter matted and framed with an engraved portrait of Jones; the letter 8 3/4 x 7 in. https://founders.archives.gov/documents/ Jefferson/01-10-02-0237 “Sir, Since I had the honor of hearing from you last my Health has not permitted me to set out for Denmark. From the information I took at the Hotel of the Baron de Blome I understood he was to arrive from the Waters the 30th ult. so that I thought it better to wait till I could see him than to forward your Letter. His Servants arrived at the time that he was himself expected, and informed that the Baron had made a little jaunt to Geneva and would be at Paris the 15th this Month. I now have the honor to send you the second copy of the rolls, &c., that you lately forwarded to the Board of Treasury. There is a sure opportunity for London tomorrow at 2 o’clock. If you have any Letters to send, or if you think fit to forward the papers respecting the PrizeMoney. I will give them in charge to the person who will safely deliver them in London. I am, Sir, with great esteem and respect, your most obedient and most humble Servant, Paul Jones. $20,000-25,000 32 Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Application for Driver’s License, Secretarially Signed, 2 July 1959. Official punch card from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles in Boston, with Kennedy’s 122 Bowdoin Street, Boston, address, hair and eye color, height, fee, date of birth, and signature, with various official stamps and dates, other notations, and punch slots, signed by JFK secretary in lower left corner, evidence of old marginal mounts, 4 7/8 x 3 1/8 in. $200-300

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33 Knight, Richard Payne (1750-1824) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 November 1816. Large wove bifolium with 1814 J. Green watermark, with outer self-envelope, sealed, addressed, and postmarked, inscribed over one page, to an unnamed recipient, saying in part, “[Mr. Caputi] wishes me to examine a bronze statue, which he has sent, before it be taken from the Custom House, in order to ascertain whether the probability of selling it for the summ required (100 pounds) will justify payment of the duty; otherwise he wishes it to be returned,” toned, many old folds, 10 x 8 in. $80-100 34 Lafayette, Marquis de (1757-1834) Autograph Letter Signed, La Grange, 18 September 1811. Laid folio-format bifolium inscribed over the top half of one sheet to French Minster of the Interior (1809-1814), Jean-Pierre Bachasson, Count of Montalivet (1766-1823), addressed on conjugate bifolium verso, blind-stamped postage cancel, docketed at top of letter, old sealing wax and tear from original opening, 10 x 8 in. $400-600 35 Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) and Daniel Shays (c. 1747-1825) Two Signed Letters, 31 January 1787. Two original signed letters on laid paper, the first addressed to Lincoln and signed by Daniel Shays, Francis Stone, and Adam Wheeler, in the midst of Shays’ Rebellion, the second a retained copy, in Lincoln’s hand, signed “BL” at the foot, each with tears, toning, damage. “The Honourable General Lincoln Sir, as the officers of the people now convened in defence of their rights and privileges, have sent a petition to the General Court, for the sole purpose of accommodation of our present unhappy affairs, we justly expect that Hostilities may cease on both sides, until we have a return from our Legislature. Your Honor will therefore be pleased to give us an answer: A Copy of the above Petition is inclosed, Pelham, Janr. 31st 1787. Per order of the committee for reconciliation. Francis Stone, Chairman Daniel Shays, Captain Adam Wheeler” Lincoln’s response: “Hadley, January 31st, 1787 Gentlemen, Your request is totally inadmissible, as no powers are delegated to me which would justify a delay of my operations. Hostilities I have not commenced. I have again to warn the people in arms against government, immediately to disband, as they would avoid the ill consequences which may ensue, should they be inattentive to this caution. BL” $5,000-7,000


36 Lind-Goldschmidt, Jenny (1820-1887) Autograph Letter Signed and Clipped Signature. Laid blue paper bifolium, inscribed over four pages, addressed to a Mrs. Symmonds, mentioning the death of the recipient’s father, and other subjects; [together with] the closing of a letter with Ms. Lind’s signature. (2) $100-200 37 Lindbergh, Charles (1902-1974) Signed Photograph. Period 8 x 10 in. black-andwhite photograph of a smiling Lindbergh in his flight suit, standing in front of The Spirit of St. Louis, signed in pencil, three corners chipped, some surface blemishes. $350-450 38 Liszt, Franz (1811-1886) Autograph Note Signed. Small wove Canson bifolium inscribed over one page to an unnamed recipient, text in French, mentioning his Lieder, toned, old folds, some slight damage on verso of blank bifolium from an old mount, 5 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. $800-1,200 39 Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe (1749-1792) Letter Signed, Versailles, 3 January 1788. Quarto-format bifolium inscribed over one page to PierreCharles Laurent de Villedeuil (1742-1828), Controller-General of Finances under Louis XVI of France, requesting a retirement for Francois Mailhat, carpenter of the Queen’s chamber, to be transferred to Mailhat’s son Louis-Fidele (born 31 October 1769), on his father’s death, and asking that the request be set before King Louis XVI (1754-1793), old folds, dusty, the signature poorly inked for the Princess’s initials, hinged onto an old mount, 8 x 6 1/4 in. The Princesse de Lamballe was a close personal friend of Marie Antoinette, and Superintendent of the Queen’s Household. She was imprisoned for her connections to the royal family during the French Revolution, refused to swear an oath of hatred to the King and Queen, and then summarily released to a murderous mob for execution. She was struck on the head, stabbed, decapitated, and her head was carried through the streets of Paris on a pike. $300-400 40 Matisse, Henri (1869-1954) Autograph Letter Signed, Vence, 19 April 1946. Single half-sheet of wove paper, inscribed on both sides, to an unknown recipient, mentioning a missed visit in Paris, the addressee’s book project with Lezard’s, as well as Matisse imagining this man’s life as a sage at Mirepoix; mentioning the unusually hot summer, thanking the addressee for writing about Matisse’s son’s adventures, for taking care of Matisse’s daughter, and offering to receive the son of the addressee and whoever else he may send; some folds, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

41 Muir, John (1838-1914) Autograph Letter Signed, 16 June 1872. Single wove sheet of the letterhead of the New Sentinel Hotel in Yosemite Valley, inscribed over two pages, to Charles Warren Stoddard (1843-1909), inviting Stoddard to the Yosemite Valley, 10 x 8 1/4 in. “Dear Stoddard, I am sadful over the weary groping unhappy tone of your letter, but hopeful inasmuch as you are coming to God’s simple healing freeing fountains. Come naked or clothed upon by the shackly bandages & dirts of human conventions. You will yet be free. I want you to cease all your magazine & alta writing & take a three years bath in the newborn light of Fountain God. There you may write as you may. There seems to be danger of your choking in the rank weedy littlenesses of newspapers. I want you to develop first of all your own character, then you cannot be less than pure & good & true. I am sure that you are made of chemicals sensitive to mountain lights. I hope that you will keep them pure & also that you will give them full & calm exposure. Then will nature flow through you in song, like winds along a sculptured canon. You can find me here anytime. Perhaps you had better buy a cheap Mustang horse, & ride into the valley. Miss Cheney is here & doubtless she wants you to come. So also does. Mrs. Hutchings, a pure soul who will not believe any ill of you. Therefore come & be calmly & unfretfully anything or nothing for two or three years & swallow sunshine & moonshine & universal Godshine & you will grow to the plant you ought to be. Do not fret about bread for it is not hard to get it here. Come. I am cordially yrs, John Muir” $800-1,200 42 Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Document Signed, General Headquarters, Paris, 23 April 1798. Single sheet of paper with large engraved emblem at the top, and brief engraved text, the body of the letter provided in a secretarial hand, signed as “Bonaparte” at the foot; letter addressed to General Louis Baraguey d’Hilliers (1764-1813), asking him to debark the troops if they’ve been embarked, to remain in port if they’ve already put to sail, and to canton the troops in Genoa or somewhere nearby so they can be reassembled within 48 hours, leaving the troops at the disposal of the General of the Italian Army, matted and framed with a portrait, 14 x 9 1/4 in. $1,500-2,000 43 Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia (1868-1918) Secretarial Note Signed, 1902. Single leaf, written in Russian, signed and dated by the Emperor at the foot of the page, verso reproduced and taped to the back of the frame, matted and framed, 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

44 Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910) Autograph Letter Signed, 23 August 1887. Single laid bifolium with Nightingale’s 10 South Street, Park Lane W. address printed at the top, inscribed over all four pages to the Medical Officer at the Western Dispensary, regarding her charwoman, Mrs. Birchall, who had an injurious fall eight or nine weeks earlier, and whose care has been hard to follow; Nightingale is interceding to advocate for her employee, and railing against boots with dangerous “high heels”; some toning to outer sheet, old folds, 9 3/4 x 8 in. “Sir, Pardon me a stranger to you for trespassing on your time. It is on behalf of my Charwoman, Mrs. Birchall, of 64 Boston Place, who 8 or 9 weeks ago fell in the street & severely injured her left shoulder & arm, & has been ever since a Patient at your valuable Dispensary. It seems a very tedious case; and lately she tells us that a ‘fracture’ was discovered, & she had to undergo an ‘operation.’ It is difficult to understand her own account of her case, and as I have been doing & am anxious to do all I can for her & venture to hope that you will be so very good as to tell me -how the care really stands now, -what prospect there is of her regaining the use of the arm, -if any, when? -would you recommend her going into a Hospital even now? and any particulars or information that you would have the great kindness to give me I should be thankful for. Perhaps it may be useful to others if I tell you the way in which the accident happened. She had Sciatica but had perfectly recovered under Medical & other treatment & had been given money to buy a good pair of boots— on condition that they were to have no high heels; or if they had, these were to be removed before using them. The condition was not observed. She had not returned to work but went out & in running after an Omnibus in these destructive new boots fell & thus disabled herself. Medical gentlemen are (kindly) strong in their disapproval of these dreadful high heels. Perhaps this instructive incident—one of many—might render them still stronger. Pray pardon me & kindly give me some information about this poor old Charwoman, & oblige. Sir, Yours faithfully, Florence Nightingale I am at this moment away from home, but letters will be forwarded to me. F.N. $600-800 45 Pissarro, Camille (1830-1903) Autograph Letter Signed, Paris, 8 December 1899. Laid bifolium inscribed over one page, addressed to “Mon cher Rod,” mentioning a man named George re-entering the Neuilly Sanitarium, that L. Simon feels George will be fine there, and that Teissier is beside himself; advising Rod to help choose “un bijou” for Madame Deoret [?], and giving regards to Amicie; written in brown ink, central horizontal fold, old mounts to verso of conjugate, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (folded). $1,500-2,500

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46 Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 August 193?. Single wove bifolium Stilegate, Limpsfield, Surrey writing paper, inscribed over four pages, to a Dr. Solly [?], commenting on (and disparaging) his illustrations for Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast, mentioning a visit to New York, and the potential longevity of cubism, among other topics, old folds, 9 x 7 in. “Many thanks for your very interesting letter. Dana’s book is a curiously interesting book. It has made such an unusual place for itself. What it is that gives permanent life to such a work is very hard to say. Perhaps it’s simple absolute reality. The pity is it wasn’t illustrated in its own day with all the kindness & experience that would make its reality visible. I am bound to say that my work can only be called hack work of a quite ignorant kind. All boys in my youth still felt the sea in their blood. Marryat & the others were still their favorite reading. They still ‘ran away’ to sea. And, short of the last, I was truly of that date. But when Collins came to me, I had to set it all up— & in so far as I have succeeded in being truthful, it has only been by most cautious hiding my pervading ignorance behind such facts as I managed to ‘mug up’ for the occasion. I did actually take great pains—the lowering of a boat from a yard arm—the tackle swinging loose—the individual actions of the men in the boat as she dropped behind the ship— & all that sort of thing—I had never (or practically never) seen. But I did make sketches & diagrams on board a ship (in dock) & I did all I could to verify my sketches & intentions from both sailors & marine artists. But that’s not the way to illustrate Dana! It was a miserable publication, wasn’t it. All my early books were. I have few or none of them left. I destroyed most at birth. And now it concerns me very much to see my early sins rising up & confronting me. My only visit to the states was in 1929 when I was I met your friend Dick Dana. I wish I could recall meeting him. It was only a very short visit & I saw comparatively few people but they have left rather a confused memory that I have formed a relatively little picture of N.Y. that let me feel at home when E. 66th St. & Gramercy Park or &c. &c. &c. are mentioned. It was winter & I had no time—but among the parts of the world I haven’t yet seen, I do still rather yearn for “Little-women-Land” and other familiar places on your side. It was pouring & pouring & pouring when I walked the school ma’am’s long path. I feer I am too sentimental for this age, but I hardly believe packing-case architecture & cubism are biologically sound enough to flourish for long. Sincerely yours, Arthur Rackham” $300-500

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47 Remington, Frederic (1861-1909) Signed Photograph. Large cabinet card of a young Remington, inscribed to journalist and author Julian Ralph, “To me ‘old pard’ Julian! Frederic Remington” at the foot, the card produced in New York by Davis & Sanford, showing Remington in a three-piece suit with a white shirt, hands in his pockets, with no facial hair, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. Signed photographs of Remington are very rare on the market. Julian Ralph (18531903) was a very successful journalist who collaborated with Remington on many articles published in Harper’s Weekly and other periodicals of the late 19th century. $1,000-2,000 48 Signatures, Approximately Forty Signed Documents and Correspondence from France and Italy, 15th-18th Century. Including letters and documents signed by Rinaldo d’Este (1655-1737); Leopoldo de’ Medici (1617-1675); Henri, Prince of Condé (1588–1646); a manuscript document in the hand of a papal nuncio from 1425; a letter of Diane d’Estrées (b. 1572); other letters signed by Louis, Prince d’Este, Marquis de Montecchio; Amelie Este; and other members of the Este family; Bishop Giulio de Medici; Henri I de Montmorency (1534-1614); and many others, some with water stains, trimmed, condition varies. $800-1,000 49 Sistare Family, Late 18th and Early 19th c. Archive of Documents and Wallets. Including a black gold-tooled morocco wallet dated 1761 and tooled with the name Gabriel Sistare (1725-1795); an autograph letter addressed to Gabriel Jr. (b. 1754) from his father-in-law Joseph Chew, signed by Chew, Montreal 15 November 1796, concerning Sistare’s status, “I cannot help thinking your being detained, was for want of a proper representation, of your coming so young to America, of your being an inhabitant of New London in Connecticut at least 23 years, that during the American War you never acted against Great Britain”; a red morocco wallet that belonged to the William Sistare who served as Quartermaster, including documents related to that role (including his discharge and other papers); a tanned leather wallet; three tintypes; an ambrotype; and other printed material. Captain William Sistare was a sea captain of New London, Connecticut, his father, Captain Gabriel Sistare, was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1726, immigrated to New London in 1771, and died in 1795. He had a son from his first wife, in Spain in 1754, also named Gabriel. This Gabriel married Frances Chew and had one son, named Joseph in 1774. William M. Sistare was born in New London in 1794. He was a merchant, and Quartermaster in the War of 1812. $1,000-2,000

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50 Stoddard, Charles Warren (1843-1909) Three Autograph Letters Signed. A collection of three letters, two dated 1880, the third dated 1905, on various topics, including one addressed to his daughter, various sizes. (3) $100-150 51 Three English Documents: 1597, 1667, and 1680. Including a bond for the performance of a covenant from Edmund Goodheir to Robert Doughty, manuscript parchment document from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, dated 1596/7, executed in Ovendon, England, with old folds, lacking seals; a deed dated 1667 between William Bradshaw and Edward Coffin on parchment, lacking seals, old folds; and a typographical broadside printed on paper from the reign of Charles II: By the King. A Proclamation for Incouragement of the Further Discovery of the Popish Plot, London: John Bill, Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1680, folio, mounted. (3) $200-300 52 Washington before Boston, Bronze Medal by Pierre Duvivier, 19th Century. Commemorative bronze medal, the largest medal in the Comitia Americana series, celebrating the victory over the British and their evacuation on March 17, 1776; with an undraped bust of Washington in profile right after a sculpture by Jean-Antoine Houdon on the obverse and the legend, “Georgio Washington, supremo duci exercituum, adsertori libertatis, Comitia Americana,” and signed Duvivier, Paris F.; reverse showing the evacuation of Boston, with the American army advancing toward the city seen at a distance; the enemy retreating to their vessels; in the foreground General Washington appears on horseback with a group of officers; above, “Hostibus primo fugatis,” and below, “Bostonium recuperatum XVII Martii MDCCLXXVI,” mounted in a carved burl frame set with an engraved brass retaining ring, the medal patinated, not removed from frame, 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. $600-800


53 Washington, George (1732-1799) and Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) Signed Oath of Allegiance. Philadelphia: John Dunlap, 1778. Typographically printed document fulfilled by hand, signed by Lincoln, signed and witnessed by Washington, 24 August 1778, mounted on card, reverse mat burn, old folds, 4 x 6 1/2 in. Lincoln was injured in a reconnaissance mission around the time of the second battle of Saratoga, 7 October 1777. A British musket ball shattered his ankle. He returned to his home in Massachusetts to recuperate. It wasn’t until late summer that he returned to Washington’s side in New York state and signed this document. Most signed extant copies of this edition of Dunlap’s Oath Allegiance were fulfilled earlier in the year, many at Valley Forge. Letters written between Lincoln and Washington in the summer of 1778 place Lincoln in Massachusetts as he continued to recover. When Lincoln was finally cleared to ride, he met with the General in the Hudson Valley. A letter dated White Plains, 2 September 1778 from Lincoln to Washington refers to a meeting of the Council of War held the previous evening. I, Benjamin Lincoln, Major General do acknowledge the UNITED STATES of AMERICA to be Free, Independent and Sovereign States, and declare that the people thereof owe no allegiance or obedience to George the Third, King of GreatBritain; and I renounce, refuse and abjure any allegiance or obedience to him; and I do swear that I will, to the utmost of my power, support, maintain and defend the said United States against the said King George the Third, his heirs and successors, and his abettors, assistants and adherents, and will serve the said United States in the office of Major General which I now hold, with fidelity, according to the best of my skill and understanding. B. Lincoln sworn before me the 24 day of Aug. 1778} G. Washington $20,000-30,000

55 A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston, Perpetrated in the Evening of the Fifth Day of March 1770 by Soldiers of the XXIXth Regiment. London: Printed by Order of the Town of Boston, Re-printed for E. and C. Dilly and J. Almon, 1770. Octavo, engraved frontispiece of the Boston Massacre bound opposite title, bound in later half red morocco, buckram boards, 8 x 4 7/8 in. The Appendix (more than 120 pages) contains ninety-six sworn affidavits of witnesses to the Massacre. $7,000-9,000 56 Aaron Copland (1900-1990) The New Music, Signed by Copland, Walter Piston (1894-1976) and Walter Thomson (18961989). New York: Norton, [1968]. Octavo, later edition in a price-clipped dust jacket, signed twice by Copland: on the ffep with a musical quote from “Appalachian Spring” dated 1971, and again on verso of half-title in 1981; Thomson and Piston’s signatures with musical quotes on pastedowns, both dated 1971, both with musical quotations; all the three inscriptions from 1971 dedicated to Vearl Moody, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. $200-300

57 Adams, John (1735-1826) A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, ex libris Yale’s Linonian Library. New York: Re-printed, and sold by H. Gaine, at the Bible, in Hanover-Square, 1787. Octavo, one of several editions published in London, Philadelphia, and New York in the same year, with the bookplate of the Linonian Library of Yale College, engraved by Doolittle and dated 1802 pasted inside the front board, with several inscriptions on bookplate, title, and elsewhere; bound in full contemporary calf with original red label on spine, worn, front board detached, later endleaves added at back, spotting, wear and tear to contents from heavy contemporary use, housed in a custom clamshell box, 6 3/4 x 4 in. “In the immediate foreground a youth, with some uncertainty in his air, submits to be led by the hand of Minerva, who turns to cheer him, and points to the temple of Fame crowning the summit of the hill, up whose tortuous sides the path they are pursuing leads; Father Time, with discouraged mien, head resting on his hand, sits upon the globe amid the ruin of architectural fragments, grasping his faithful scythe in the right hand; the temple of Fame is surmounted by an angel, who is blowing mightily on the trumpet of the goddess who presides over the shrine; the word Immortalitas is inscribed across the entablature; just over the youth and Minerva, in a cloudy swirl, three cherubs hold aloft a sheepskin, on which is seen LINONIA Sept. 12. 1753. Quiescit in perfecto. Above all this a heart-shaped shield is divided into five parts, which hold a pelican in her piety, a book-case, a dove on the olive branch, the phœnix rising from the fire, and a puppy dog, whose meaning is uncertain. Scrolls about the shield bear the motto, Amicitia concordia soli noscimus. A cherub’s face peers over the shield. Signed, Doolittle Sc. 1802.” (Quoted from Charles Dexter Allen’s American BookPlates, New York: Macmillan, 1894, number 968.) $1,500-2,000

54 Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Autograph Note Signed, 8 April 1852. Single leaf inscribed on one side, to Sidney Brooke (or perhaps Brooks) noting that he and his wife are “waiting for an hour of decent weather to pay our respects,” framed with a large portrait of Webster, the note 6 x 3 3/4 in. $300-500

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58 African American and American Immigrant Studies, Two Titles. James McKaye’s (1805-1888) The Mastership and its Fruits: the Emancipated Slave Face to Face with his Old Master, New York: Loyal Publication Society, 1864; a supplemental report to Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, stabsewn pamphlet, large square trimmed from title with loss, corresponding cut made to following leaf (text preserved and repaired), 9 x 5 3/4 in.; [together with] J. Calvin Smith’s The Emigrant’s Hand-Book, and New Guide for Travellers through the United States of America, London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1850, 12mo, a state-by-state guide to life and travel in the U.S., contemporary half leather with worn marbled paper boards, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. The Mastership and its Fruits is “An on-thespot report on the master-slave relationship in recently freed territory in the lower Mississippi River valley. The report expresses optimism about the ability of freed slaves to adjust to the coming new order and favors grant of full civil rights and the franchise for freedmen, but it finds former slave owners unreformed and unwilling to accept the demise of plantation slavery. The report also describes the Army employment system for freedmen and the obstacles to a free labor system in the South, and it favors federal oversight of the transition from slavery to the new order in the South.” (Library of Congress catalog description: https://lccn.loc.gov/19000999) $200-300 59 Almanacks, Two Examples: 1726 and 1733. Including: Saunders’s Apollo Anglicanus: the English Apollo, London: by A. Wilde, 1726, octavo, disbound; Wing’s Olympia Domata; or, an Almanack for the Year of our Lord God, 1733, London: Dawks, 1733, octavo, disbound; [and] an old quarto-format book board, likely 17th century, with a printer’s waste pastedown with two leaves of an almanac. (3) $50-100 60 American Imprints in Publisher’s Original Paper Wrappers, Six Examples c. 18401850. Including: Sir Charles Lyell’s A Second Visit to the United States of North America, New York: Harper, 1846, in two volumes; Martin Farquhar Tupper’s A Thousand Lines, Philadelphia: Hooker, 1846; Charles Dickens’s Hard Times, Boston: Fetridge & Co., 1854; Charlotte Bronte’s Shirley, New York: Harper, 1850; [and] Bronte’s Villette, New York: Harper, 1853 $300-500

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61 Anti-Jesuit Tracts, 17th Century, Two Volumes. Including: Jacob Laurentius’s Prodiga Iesuitarum Liberalitas, Amsterdam: Henrici Launrentii, 1618, octavo, lacking a board, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.; [and] Le Mercure Jesuite: ou Recueil des Pieces, Concernants le Progres des Jesuites, leurs Escrits, & Differents: Depuis l’an 1620-1626, Geneva: Pierre Aubert, 1631, second edition, two volumes bound as one, octavo, browned, stained, textblock broken into several chunks, only one board present, 6 1/2 x 4 in. (2) $50-100 62 Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552) Cosmographia. Antwerp: Bontio, 1553. Large quarto, edited by Regnier Gemma Frisius (1508-1555), large woodcut of globe on title, numerous woodcut text diagrams, four fully constructed and functioning volvelles, large folding woodcut Charta Cosmographica, cum Ventorum Propria Natura et Operatione, cordiform world map (state with “Europe” appearing horizontally and the British Isles identified as “Angl” and “Scot”); marginal damage to first twelve or so leaves from worming and perhaps damp (repaired somewhat clumsily), a few corner repairs, bound in full contemporary limp parchment (fore-edge of front cover lost and repaired, overall with a contemporary feel), 8 3/4 x 6 in. $1,000-2,000 63 Appian of Alexandria (c. 95-c. 165) Appiani Alexandrini Romanarum Historiarum: Celtica, Libyca, vel Carthaginensis, Illyrica, Syriaca, Parthica, Mithridatica, Ciuilis, quinque libris distincta. Ex Bibliotheca Regia. Paris: Typis Regiis, Charles Stephanus [Estienne], 1551. First edition, folio, printer’s device on title, text in Greek throughout using Claude Garamond’s Grecs du Roi, with the table, large woodcut initials, head-pieces; some worming, bound in 17th century calf, gilt-tooled spine, worn, with water stains to covers, marginal notes in Greek, 12 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. A8, B-Z6, Aa-Ii6, Kk4. $600-800

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64 Appleton, Victor, pseud. Tom Swift Books, a Large Collection. Twenty-five Tom Swift titles (all pseudonymously authored by Victor Appleton, a nonexistent person), including: Tom Swift and his Wireless Message; T.S. and his Photo Telephone; T.S. and his House on Wheels; T.S. and his Air Glider; T.S. and his Ocean Airport; T.S. and his Planet Stone; T.S. and his Giant Cannon; T.S. in the Caves of Ice; T.S. and his Television Detector; T.S. and his Airship; T.S. and his Undersea Search; T.S. in Captivity; T.S. and his Air Scout; T.S. and his Big Dirigible; T.S. among the Diamond Makers; T.S. Circling the Globe; T.S. and his Electric Runabout; T.S. and the Flying Boat; T.S. and his Chest of Secrets; T.S. and his Talking Pictures; T.S. and his Electric Locomotive; T.S. and his Big Tunnel; T.S. and his Submarine Boat; T.S. and his Sky Racer; and T.S. and his Airline Express, all in good shape, octavo, in publisher’s cloth and dust jackets (jackets covered with additional kraft paper covers); each original dust jacket neatly reinforced with brown paper-tape edging and along joints on verso. (25) $300-500 65 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Ershad Alazahan to the Orders of Al-Ameen, 1046 AH [1636 CE]. Large quarto format on polished laid paper, generous margins, eighteen lines per page, text in black ink with red diacritical marks, extensive marginal notes, approximately 150 leaves, some water stains, paper repairs, bound in full black goatskin, tooled in blind, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. $700-900 66 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Feqh, Jurisprudence, 1239 AH [1824 CE]. Octavo manuscript on laid polished paper, approximately twenty-one lines per page, text in black ink with red, bound in limp dark goatskin, approximately 100 leaves, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. $600-800 67 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Javaher-e Maknooneh (Hidden Jewel). Small octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with red diacritical marks, approximately twenty lines per page, brown goatskin with pink leather pastedowns, approximately 175 leaves, 8 1/8 x 5 in. $600-800


68 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Mohammed bin Ali bin Thabit-al-Husseini’s Worlds of Opinions, 1122 AH [1710 CE]. Small octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black and red ink, approximately fourteen lines per page, approximately 200 leaves, extensive marginal notes throughout, bound in mismatched boards, rebacked, one board in black goatskin ruled in gold, the other board in brown leather with tooled lozenge, 7 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. $800-1,200 69 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan, by Sheikh Muhammad Doa’i, 999 AH [1591 CE]. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, approximately nineteen lines per page, text in black ink with red, bound in marbled binding with flap, red leather spine and board edges and joints, somewhat worn, approximately 100 leaves, 8 x 5 in. $800-1,200 70 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Sahifeh Sajjadieh, Calligrapher Emad al-Din Tooni, 973 AH [1566 CE]. Small octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, eleven lines of text written in black, red, and gold ink within a gold and blue lined border, bound in full contemporary blind-tooled brown goatskin, approximately 140 leaves, some stains and other damage to contents, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. $800-1,200 71 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Crescent Garden, with Marginal Notes by Sheikh Baha’i, 1120 AH [1708 CE]. Small octavo format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink with some red, approximately sixteen lines per page, limp tan goatskin, approximately thirty-five leaves, 7 1/4 x 5 in. $500-700 72 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Tohfat’ al-Razieh (Tribute to the Virtue of the pilgrimage of Imam Ali ibn Musa al-Reza) by Muhammad al-Baqir, 1279 AH [1863 CE]. Tall octavo format manuscript on laid polished paper, twenty-two lines per page, fine calligraphy in blank ink with diacriticals in red, approximately 150 leaves, bound in full red goatskin, with painted board decorations, blue marbled pastedowns, 10 1/4 x 6 in. $800-1,000

73 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Treatise on the Benefits of Religion by Mulla Mohammad Thaer Ghomi, 1193 AH [1779 CE]. Octavo manuscript on coarse laid paper, text in black ink, approximately thirteen lines per page, bound in full leather, approximately eighty leaves, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $600-800 74 Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Work of Ahmad ibn Muhammad Ardebili Najafi with Commentary of Sharh-e Tajreed. Octavo format manuscript on laid paper, text in red and black ink, approximately sixteen lines per page, approximately 200 leaves, bound in full leather, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. $500-700 75 Arabic Manuscript on Paper: Three Texts Bound Together. Including: Rasael (Treatises on Research) by Sayyed Hamed Bohrani, called Resale al-Tahqiq; Javabat’ al-Sael (Answers to Questions), by Sheikh Tousi; [and] Ajuba Baze Masael (Answers to Some Questions by Mohaghegh Thani), text on polished laid paper, in black and red ink, approximately twelve lines per page, approximately 130 leaves, bound in full limp leather, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $600-800 76 Archdekin, Richard (1616-1690) Theologia Quadripartita. Prague: Universitatis CaroloFerdinandeae in Collegio Societ. Jesu, 1678. Octavo, contemporary parchment over wooden boards, clasps and catches, browning throughout, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. $100-200 77 Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, seventeen lines per page, text in black ink with marks in red, limp tan goatskin binding with red goatskin spine, approximately 120 leaves, some paper repairs, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $800-1,200 78 Barrie, J.M. (1860-1937) Peter and Wendy. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1911. First edition, with Scribner’s seal on copyright page, illustrated, bound in decorated publisher’s green stamped cloth, 8 x 5 1/2 in. $200-300

79 Bartram, William (1739-1823) Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country. Dublin: for J. Moore, W. Jones, R. McAllister, and J. Rice, 1793. Octavo, engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map (linen-backed), six full-page and one folding engraving (old tears repaired by linen backing), bound in full later half blue morocco and buckram boards, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $2,000-3,000 80 Baum, L. Frank (1856-1919) Autograph Letter Signed, 1916 and Playbill from the 1903 Boston Production of The Wizard of Oz. Single sheet of Baum’s illustrated letter paper featuring an image of “The Garden at ‘Ozcot,’ Hollywood,” “in the central pavillion L. Frank Baum writes his famous fairy tales,” handwritten note beneath dated 10 January 1916, addressed to Betty Hungerford, thanking her for her letter and promising to bear her suggestions about Mr. Yoop in mind, and noting, “It pleases me to know you like my stories,” together with the holograph addressed envelope [and] a Playbill from the 1903 Boston Production of The Wizard of Oz, the musical. (3) $1,000-1,500 81 Beauvoisins, Joseph-Eugene (fl. circa 1800) Notice sur la Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, son Harem, la Famille du Sang Imperial, sa Maison Militaire, etc. Paris: Chez Gabriel Waree, 1809. Fourth edition, octavo, 167 pages, bound in contemporary marbled boards with gold-tooled leather spine (chipped with loss at head, ex libris Harvard surgeon and pioneering doctor in sports medicine, Augustus Thorndike, with his bookplate, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. $100-150 82 Bennet, Thomas (1673-1728) A Discourse of the Everblessed Trinity in Unity, with an Examination of Dr. Clarke’s Scripture Doctrine of the Trinity. London: for W. Innys, 1718. Octavo, contemporary boards, rebacked; [together with] Marsh’s The Penitential Discipline of the Primitive Church, London: for W. Tayler and H. Clements, 1714, octavo, ex library, recent full calf. (2) $100-200

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83 Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament. [Geneva]: Par Francois Perrin, pour Antoine Vincent, 1567. Octavo, illustrated with text woodcuts (some nearly full page) and additional folding plates, including three folding woodcut maps of the holy land (one with brown glue stains), (some leaves with adhesions and surface loss, tears, and holes), lacking signature rr, bound in later calf, spine damaged, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. $300-500 84 Black Panther Lot, 1970s. Including: an illustrated print entitled, “African-American Males, Endangered Species,” dated 1978; a French language publication produced by Black Panther Party Solidarity Committee, and printed in Paris, Guerre dans Babylone; a poster printed for International Women’s Day in San Francisco, Sunday, March 7, 1971, illustrated and printed on a large newsprint sheet; a copy of the Ann Arbor Sun from May, 1974, addressed to the Black Panther Party in Oakland, with the original mailing label, and an article on the FBI’s pursuit of the Black Panther Party inside; a Norwegian language paper with essays by Eldridge Cleaver and other Black Panther Party members regarding Bobby Seale; [and] a section from The Observer from 1980 with an interview with Huey Newton. $100-200 85 Blake, William (1757-1827) Songs of Innocence, in an Exhibition Binding by A. Genova of Venice. London: Ernest Benn, Bouverie House, 1926. Small folio facsimile of the British Museum copy printed in color, in a full leather gilt-tooled binding, fanfare style, with onlays and ornate knotwork tooling, on front board, verso tooled in blind in an allover intertwined botanical pattern and signed, “A. Genova, Venezia” in gilt at the foot of the back board, ivory watered silk pastedowns and fly leaves, in the original slipcase, very good, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. $400-600 86 Blunt, Edmund (1770-1862) The American Coast Pilot. Newburyport: Blunt, 1809. Sixth edition, octavo, all fifteen maps are present, the folding maps are torn along folds and misfolded, bound in full contemporary marbled sheepskin, rubbed, surface wear, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $200-300

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87 Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 18581866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake. Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell, 1868. First edition, large folding map bound as frontispiece, bound in publisher’s gray cloth, title stamped in gold on spine, wear along joints and at head and tail, small surface burn hole through covering material at one spot on back outer joint, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000 88 Bookplates, Two Scrapbooks. Pre-made folio-format cloth covered scrapbooks made in Ireland, containing approximately 400 bookplates dated from the 17th through the early 20th century, bookplates pasted to the recto album pages with pages from T. Thorp’s bookplate catalogue mounted opposite, each scrapbook 11 1/4 x 9 in. (2) $400-600 89 Books Signed by their Authors, Translators, or Publishers, American Writers, Late 19th to Early 20th Century, Five Titles. Including: Rose Hawthorne Lathrop’s Along the Shore, Boston: Ticknor & Co., 1888, small quarto, publisher’s greenish blue cloth blocked in gold; George R.R. Rivers’s Captain Shays, a Populist of 1786, Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1897, octavo, publisher’s cloth, inscribed to Harvard professor Dr. John Fiske; Richard Kendall Munkittrick’s The Acrobatic Muse, Chicago: Way and Williams, 1897, octavo, publisher’s green cloth, inscribed and signed on ffep; Eliza Orzesko’s The Argonauts, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1901, inscribed and signed by English translator Jeremiah Curtin on half-title, octavo, publisher’s decorated green cloth; [and] John Sergeant Wise’s Diomed, the Life, Travels, and Observations of a Dog, Boston, London, & New York: Lamson, Wolffe, and Co., 1897, octavo, inscribed by publisher Lamson on ffep, publisher’s red cloth stamped in silver foil. (5) $100-150 90 Bourke, John G. (1843-1896) The SnakeDance of the Moquis of Arizona. New York: Scribner’s, 1884. First edition, New York issue, illustrated, bound in publisher’s pictorial green cloth, decased, caps chipped and worn, short tear to front joint, preliminaries and final few leaves chipped and detached, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. $150-250

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91 Bourke-White, Margaret (1904-1971) Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints. Folio, publisher’s textured blue portfolio and twelve loose prints, each titled at the bottom, portfolio cover in two pieces, with edge toning, a drink circle on front cover, bottom right corner chipped with loss; one plate with corner fold in blank margin, other small defects, 19 1/2 x 14 in. $600-800 92 Boys, John (1571-1625) An Exposition of the Dominical Epistles and Gospels, Used in our English Liturgie throughout the Whole Year, Three Parts. London: Felix Kyngston for William Aspley, 1610-1611. Three quarto volumes covering the spring of 1610, the summer of 1611, and the winter of 1611, bound in uniform later textured cloth, each 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $200-300 93 Brasher, Rex (1869-1960) Birds and Trees of North America. Kent, Connecticut: [Rex Brasher Associates], 1929-1932 Twelve large oblong folio volumes, limited edition, copy number 31 of projected edition of 500 (although likely issued in an edition of approximately 100 copies only; in the preface to the final volume, Brasher acknowledges fourteen patrons and fifty-two subscribers); illustrated throughout with 867 full-color photogravure plates after Brasher’s original paintings, colored by pochoir and airbrush; each volume signed by Brasher on the title page; including a typed letter signed by Philip Brasher, dated 8 April 1931 to a Providence subscriber, asking for some financial support before the set was completed; the set bound in uniform original half pigskin with varieties of birds lettered in gilt on front boards of each volume, over pictorial Masonite boards, bound by Brewer-Cantelmo Co., Inc., New York; plates guarded, plates and text bound on three posts, bindings rubbed, leather subject to dusty surface loss, contents generally good, 17 1/2 x 12 in. (12) $15,000-20,000 94 Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Poems, a New Edition. London: Chapman & Hall, 1850. Second edition, with major additions, two octavo volumes, volume two contains the first appearance of Browning’s “Sonnets from the Portuguese,” bound in uniform crushed half green morocco and buckram boards, gilt tooled spines with red onlays, joints dry, top of spine chipped (volume two), spines sunned, joints dry, 6 3/4 x 4 in. $2,000-3,000


95 Bruce, Reverend William (fl. circa 1850) Marriage: its Origin, Uses, and Duties. Boston: Otis Clapp, 1850. Small 12mo, published in the same year in London, contemporary blind-stamped brown cloth, titled on front cover in gold, binding worn, some discoloration to contents, 5 x 3 3/8 in. $200-300 96 Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce, ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983). New York: Knopf, 1941. First edition, second printing before publication, octavo, bound in publisher’s full green cloth, in dust jacket (tape repairs on verso, large chip with loss to bottom of spine), with director George Cukor’s bookplate, designed by Paul Landacre, pasted inside the front board, 7 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. $600-800 97 California, Three 19th Century Titles. Including: C.W. Webber’s The HunterNaturalist. Romance of Sporting; or, Wild Scenes and Wild Hunters, Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, & Co., 1852, second edition, large quarto, illustrated with nine color and three black-and-white illustrations, and additional text vignettes, lacking the plate between pages 292 and 294, bound in full contemporary cloth, sewing somewhat sprung, some foxing, binding with wear, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.; Ernest Seyd’s California and its Resources, London: Trubner & Co., 1858, octavo, illustrated with ten plates, one of which is folding, and two folding maps, bound in full contemporary cloth, stamped in gold, some signatures sprung, some foxing, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.; [and] J.M. Letts’s A Pictorial View of California, New York: Henry Bill, 1853, second edition, octavo, illustrated with forty-eight fullpage illustrations, bound in full contemporary cloth, binding worn and somewhat shifted, 9 x 5 1/2 in. (3) $1,000-1,500 98 Carson, Rachel (1907-1964) Silent Spring, First Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. Stated first printing, octavo, bound in publisher’s green cloth (one corner bumped), in publisher’s dust jacket, generally good, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. $400-600

99 Casas, Bartolome de las (1474-1566) An Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America. London: by J. Darby for D. Brown, J. Harris, and Andr. Bell, 1699. Octavo, illustrated with two double-paged engravings, bound in full speckled sheepskin, old rebacking, both boards detached, ex libris John Molesworth, with his bookplate, staining and adhesions to title page inner gutter, some intermittent browning to text, stain inside top gutter, first eight leaves, 7 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. $3,000-5,000 100 Catalogue des Porcelaines Francaises de M.J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1910. Limited edition, copy number 115 of 150, large quarto, illustrated with color plates throughout, bound in full gilt-tooled tan calf by Pagnant (slight surface scuffed), housed in original publisher’s faux-shagreen covered slipcase edged in morocco, lined with flannel (worn), 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. $800-1,200 101 Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains, Volume Two. New York: Frederic Fairchild Sherman for Morgan, 1911. Limited edition, one of 250 copies, illustrated, ex libris Earl Gifford Talbott, bound in full morocco, watered silk pastedowns and endleaves, front board detached, 9 1/2 x 6 in. $300-500 102 Cather, Willa (1873-1947) The Professor’s House. New York: Knopf, 1925. First edition, trade issue, octavo, publisher’s dark blue spine and bright red textured cloth boards, in the original dust jacket (some wear to jacket, opened somewhat roughly at foot, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $300-500 103 Catherwood, Frederick (1799-1854) [and] John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852) Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. New York: Barlett & Welford, 1844. First edition, large-format loose sheets housed in publisher’s portfolio, one of 300 copies, title page lithograph by Owen Jones (edges chipped, old restoration to verso of fore edge and one corner), dedication, ten pages of introduction, pages 11 through 24 describing the twenty-five plates, and the plates themselves: twenty-five tinted lithographs after Catherwood’s drawings and one full-page map; with notices of the original publication from contemporary publications pasted inside front board; chipped edges, a few plates with closed short tears, wear to portfolio, 21 x 14 1/2 in. $15,000-20,000

104 Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty. A Collection of small-format illustrated publisher’s paperwrapped volumes, including: Mrs. Sherwood’s The Rose, an Allegory, New York: Mahlon Day, 1833; The Sun-Flower; or, Poetical Blossoms, New Haven: S. Babcock, 1840; Juvenile Casket, with Engravings, Worcester: Jonathan Grout Jr., Henry J. Howland Printer, [c. 1830]; Mrs. Sherwood’s The May-Bee, New York: American Tract Society, [c. 1840]; Child’s Book of Poetry, Worcester: Jonathan Grout Jr., Henry J. Howland Printer, [c. 1830]; Mary Ann; or, How a Child Can Give itself to Jesus, New York: American Tract Society, [c. 1840]; Sweets for Leisure Hours; or Flowers of Instruction, New Haven: S. Babcock, 1840; The Esquimaux; or, Charity and Self-Denial, Boston: Mass. Sabbath School Society, 1846; Charles Murray, Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, [c. 1840]; The History of Joseph, Concord, NH: Rufus Merrill and Co., 1843; Watts’s Divine and Moral Songs for Children, New York: American Tract Society, [c. 1840]; The Shepherd Boy, lacking title; The Good that Flowers Do: a Gift from the Teachers and Scholars of the Warren Street Chapel, Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, 1847; The Little Forget-Me-Not. A Token of Love, New Haven: S. Babcock, [c. 1840]; Pictures from Memory: a New Year’s Gift from the Warren Street Chapel, 1846; The Cabin Boy, Boston: Bowles & Dearborn, 1828; Mrs. S.J. Hale’s Short Tales in Short Words: about the Lame Boy, the Sea Shore, the Cross Boy, and the Stray Child, New York: Edward Dunigan, [c. 1840]; The Courtship, Merry Marriage, and Pic-Nic Dinner of Cock Robin & Jenny Wren: to which is Added, the Doleful Death of the Bridegroom, London: John Harris, [c. 1830], with hand-colored illustrations; [and] two issues of The Sabbath School Visiter, Boston: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, 1843, volume XI numbers 9 and 10. $300-500 105 Children’s Books, Five Titles. Including: Munro Leaf’s Noodle, New York: Frederic A. Stokes Co., 1937, illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans, first edition, with dust jacket; Duplaix’s Gaston and Josephine in America, London/New York/Toronto: Oxford University Press, [1934], with dust jacket; Duplaix’s Gaston and Josephine, New York & London: Harper and Brothers, 1936, with dust jacket (torn); Chloe Preston’s The Busy Bo-peeps, Philadelphia: David McKay, [no date], printed in Bavaria, text by Grace Graydon, color illustrations, some leaves loose, free endpapers detached; [and] Frederick J. Boston and Elizabeth S. Tucker’s The Children’s Book of Dogs and Cats, New York: Frederick A. Stokes, [1895], text and illustrations printed on rectos only, with twelve full-page chromolithographs, sizes vary. (5) $300-500

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106 Chittenden, Hiram Martin (1858-1917) History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1903. Limited edition, one of 950 copies printed, two octavo volumes, illustrated, publisher’s uniform navy blue cloth, 9 x 6 in. (2) $100-200 107 Clemens V, Pope, formerly Raimundus Bertrandi del Goth (c. 1264-1314) Constitutiones. Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, 10 September 1476. Folio, text also contains also Johannes XXII’s Constitution Execrabilis Quorundam, printed in a round gothic type, initials and capital strokes supplied by hand in red, colophon and printer’s mark printed in red on verso of h5; a-g10, h6, final leaf h6 blank and present, 76 of 76 leaves, fourth Schoeffer edition of this title, worming to first and last few leaves, some marginal restoration to first and last few leaves, later blind-stamped full leather, worn, boards still attached, leather missing from spine, 15 1/2 x 11 in. Goff C721; HC 5421*; Pr 111; BMC I 33; BSB-Ink C-439; GW 7090. $10,000-15,000 108 Coal Mining, Bureau of Mines, Two Illustrated Binders Assembled by Robert L. Anderson, Mid-20th Century. Two threering binders containing typed text, brochures, illustrations clipped from publications, and approximately twenty-eight black-and-white photographs depicting mining equipment, the mining process, many different types of machinery (some from an earlier period), mining procedures, cutaway views of mines, and other data related to U.S. coal mining produced by Department of Interior, Bituminous Coal Section employee Anderson, at least one brochure bearing the mailing address of W.H. Young, chief of the Coal Section, as found. (2) $150-250 109 Coke, Henry J. (1827-1916) A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. London: Bentley, 1852. First edition, portrait frontispiece, bound in half green morocco, marbled paper boards, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $150-250

111 Craver, Margret (1907-2010) and C.C. Withers. Two Travel Photo Albums: England and Mexico. Mid-20th century albums with black-and-white photographs of a trip to Mexico in 1972, with most photographs take of ancient monuments, including images of the desert, and others of Chichen Itza, Olmec heads, the ancient ball courts, and others of people, and social events; [together with] an album made during a Harvard University Summer School trip in conjunction with the University of Oxford Department for External Studies trip to England in August of 1978, featuring images of Bath, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral, the Bodleian Library, and other views of Oxford, Canterbury Cathedral, and London. (2) $100-200 112 Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688) The True Intellectual System of the Universe. London: for Royston, 1678. First edition, folio, engraved frontispiece bound opposite the title, typographical title printed in black and red, contemporary boards, worn, contents clean, 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. $200-300 113 Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume Eight. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1911. Folio format limited edition unnumbered out of series volume, disbound (never bound), photogravure illustrations printed on Japanese gampi tissue (four plates formerly matted, each with two small pieces of linen mounts still attached), some toning to outer endleaf sheets, one corner bumped; covering the Nez Perce [Nimiipuu], Walla Walla [Waluulapam], Umatilla, Cayuse, and Chinookan Peoples; 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. $7,500-8,500 114 Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) illus. Salvador Dali (1904-1989) La Divine Comedie. Paris: Editions d’Art les Heures Claires, [1959-1963]. First edition, copy number 1433 of 3,900 printed on velin pur chiffon de Rives paper, six large quarto volumes, two volumes each for each section: L’Enfer, Le Purgatoire, and Le Paradis, loose sheets in paper covers, chemises, and slipcases, illustrated with 100 color woodcut illustrations after Dali, 13 x 10 in. (6) $2,500-3,500

110 Courtilz de Sandras, Gatien (1644-1712) The Political Testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert. London: for R. Bentley, 1695. Octavo, rare, four U.S. copies in ESTC, bound in recent full leather, period style, 6 3/4 x 4 in. $100-200

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115 Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, First American Edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1860. Octavo, bound in publisher’s green textured cloth, tooled in blind, lettered in gilt on spine (spine sunned, somewhat chipped at head), some spotting to text, 7 3/4 x 5 in. $2,000-3,000 116 Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, First American Edition. New York: Appleton, 1871. Two octavo volumes bound in uniform publisher’s reddish cloth with boards tooled in black, spine lettered and ruled in gold (slight crumpling at heads and tails, spines slightly darkened), generally good, 7 3/4 x 5 in. (2) $600-800 117 Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Elements of Agricultural Chemistry. London: by Bulmer for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with ten plates (one folding), bound in half green cloth and paper boards, edges untrimmed, some offsetting, light water staining, wear to binding corners, 11 x 8 1/2 in. $100-200 118 Diehl, Charles (1859-1944) illus. Manuel Orazi (1860-1934) Theodora Imperatrice de Byzance. Paris: Piazza, [1904]. Limited edition, copy number 116 of 300 printed on velin a la cuve, text printed within borders throughout, illustrated with three frontispieces and forty-six heliogravures (eleven of which are full-page) printed in color and gilt, bound in full cloth, preserving the original printed wrappers, very good, 9 x 6 1/2 in. $300-500 119 Dodge, Mary Elizabeth Mapes (1831-1905) Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates. A Story of Life in Holland. New York: James O’Kane, 1866. First edition, octavo, title printed in red and black, frontispiece by F.O.C. Darley and three additional full-page plates by Thomas Nast (not at the locations indicated on the table of contents, as usual) no publisher’s advertisements, bound in contemporary half leather, marbled paper boards, leather slightly rubbed, some damage to paper, spotting to contents, 7 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. $300-400


120 Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [aka Lewis Carroll] (1832-1898) Original Drawing and Autograph Letter Signed. The letter inscribed on two wove sheets and very faded, to the point of being nearly illegible, written 11 September 1882, thanking the unnamed male recipient for a letter, and statement of accounts, and mentioning the enclosure of “the dedication duly signed” (not present), perfectly legible contemporary docket on verso, old mounts, tear at the top of one sheet, each sheet 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.; [together with] an ink drawing in Dodgson’s style of a scene from The Walrus and the Carpenter, a poem recited to Alice by Tweedledum and Tweedledee in Through the Looking Glass, on a linen doily edged in lace, showing the two characters eating oysters on the beach, a composition also found in the printed book by Tenniel, 5 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.; the letter and drawing formerly matted and framed together in an old Goodspeed’s Bookshop frame (no longer present). “’The time has come,’ the Walrus said, ‘To talk of many things: Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax— Of cabbages—and kings— And why the sea is boiling hot— And whether pigs have wings.’” $300-500 121 Drexel, Jeremias (1581-1638) Three 17th Century Titles and a 20th Century Biography. Including: Drexel’s Trismegistus Christianus seu Triplex Cultus, Monachius: Nicolaum Henricum, 1627, 12mo, engraved title, full contemporary parchment; his Heliotropium seu Conformation Humanae Voluntatis cum Divina, Monachius: Nicolai Henrici, 1629, 12mo, engraved title, full parchment over wooden boards; his Joseph Aegypti Porex Descriptus et Morali Doctrina Illustratus, Antwerp: apud Viduam Io. Cnobbart, 1641, 12mo, engraved title, full contemporary parchment; [and] Karl Pornbacher’s Jeremias Drexel, Leben und Werk eines Barockpredigers, Munich: Franz X. Seitz, 1965. (4) $200-300 122 Drummond, William (1585-1649) The Works. Edinburgh: James Watson, 1711. First edition, folio, engraved frontispiece portrait bound opposite title, contemporary boards, quite worn, water staining, 13 x 8 3/4 in. $200-300

123 Dudley, Sir Robert (1573-1649) Dell’Arcano del Mare. Florence: Nella Stamperia di Francesco Onofri, 1646, Large folio, two divisional titles, each with an engraved vignette, illustrated with approximately sixtyeight engraved diagrams (most folding, many constructed moveable diagrams), lacking all maps; a large copy with deckle edges, in full parchment, a generally clean copy with a little worming and a little scattered foxing and spotting, 14 x 9 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 124 Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse (1611-1668) trans. John Dryden (1631-1700) De Arte Graphica. The Art of Painting. London: by J. Heptinstall for W. Rogers, 1695. First English translation, quarto, added engraved title, typographical title printed in red and black, bound in contemporary speckled calf, worn but intact, contents quite clean, 8 x 5 1/2 in.; [together with] another copy of the same title, London: for Bernard Lintott, 1716, octavo, engraved frontispiece, lacking boards, textblock split in two, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. (2) $300-500 125 Dürrenmatt, Friedrich (1921-1990) Oedipus, Illustrated with Photogravures by Marie Cosindas. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1989. Copy number 522 from of edition of 650 signed by Durrenmatt and Cosindas on limitation page, bound in publisher’s half leather, housed in the original slipcase (slipcase sunned), 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston. $80-100 126 Dutton, Clarence E. (1841-1912) Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District. Washington, D.C. [and] New York: Julius Bien & Co., 1882. Oversized folio volume illustrated with double-page plates, including twelve maps, topographical plans, and geographical surveys, and eleven panoramic views of the Grand Canyon and its adjacent geological features, including a mammoth three-part panoramic view from Point Sublime in the Kaibab, all but one of the views were drawn by William H. Holmes, the view of the Transept drawn by Tomas Moran; topography by J.H. Renshawe, Sumner H. Bodfish, with geology by Dutton; each double-page plate mounted on a linen tab, bound in publisher’s half-leather and textured cloth boards (worn, shaken, in need of restoration) with large original leather label on the front board, 19 3/4 x 17 in. $3,500-5,500

127 Egan, Pierce (1772-1849) Life in London. London: for Sherwood, Jones, & Co., 1823. Octavo, illustrated with hand-colored etchings by the Cruikshanks and some folding music, bound in later full calf, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $300-400 128 Escobar y Mendoza, Antonio de (15891669) Liber Theologiae Moralis, Viginti Quatuor. Leiden: Borde, Arnaud, & Rigaud, 1659. Octavo, engraved portrait and title page, contemporary speckled sheep, gilttooled spine, some wear, marginal water stains, 6 3/4 x 4 in. Escobar y Mendoza was a Jesuit scholar sometimes criticized for promulgating a rather lax approach to moral theology. $500-700 129 Exotic Books, Six Examples. Including: two Ethiopic manuscripts on parchment, one large quarto format in wooden boards and blindstamped leather; the other small 12mo format in wooden boards covered in cloth; an Arabic manuscript on paper in a leather binding with flap, quarto; illuminated parchment Ethiopic scroll, 4 in. x 9 ft.; another illuminated parchment Ethiopic scroll in a blind-tooled goatskin case, 3 1/2 x 7 ft.; and a palm-leaf manuscript approximately twenty-three leaves, 17 x 2 in. (6) $1,000-1,500 130 Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Intruder in the Dust. New York: Random House, 1948. Octavo, stated first printing, bound in publisher’s black cloth stamped in gold and blue, very good, in a very good dust jacket, 8 x 5 1/8 in. $100-150 131 Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Notes on a Horse Thief, Signed Limited Edition. Greenville, MS: The Levee Press, 1950. Octavo, copy number 764 of 950 signed by Faulkner on the limitation page, illustrated by Elizabeth Calvert, bound in publisher’s green cloth, with fragmentary plastic jacket, 9 x 5 3/4 in. $400-600

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132 Female Authors, Four Titles, 20th Century. Including: Hilda Doolittle’s Collected Poems, New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925, signed presentation copy, octavo, publisher’s blue cloth, 7 1/2 x 5 in.; Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out, New York: Doran, [1920], octavo, publisher’s green cloth (shaken, becoming decased) 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; Elinor Wylie’s The Orphan Angel, New York: Knopf, 1926, first edition, limited signed copy, number 82 of 190 printed, bound in half green cloth with marbled paper boards, printed on over-sized Borzoi rag paper, edges rough, 9 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.; [and] Elinor Wylie’s Mr. Hodge & Hazard, New York: Knopf, 1928, first edition, limited signed copy, number 111 of 145 printed, printed on oversized Borzoi rag paper, edges rough, bound in publisher’s navy blue cloth stamped in silver, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (4) $400-600 133 Ferandiere, Fernando (1740-1816) Arte de Tocar la Guitarra Espanola por Musica, Compuesto y Ordenado. Madrid: La Viuda de Aznar, 1816. Quarto, with seventeen leaves of engraved music, rare; some mold and water damage to bottom margin of leaves, bound in later sheepskin, period style, 8 1/2 x 6 in. $800-1,000 134 Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) All the Sad Young Men. New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1926. First edition, with the Scribner’s seal on copyright page, octavo, bound in publisher’s green textured cloth, spine titled in gilt, front board titled in blind, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $200-300 135 Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) All the Sad Young Men. New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1926. First edition, with the Scribner’s seal on copyright page, octavo, bound in publisher’s green textured cloth, spine titled in gilt, front board titled in blind, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $200-300 136 Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) The Great Gatsby, First Edition. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1925. Octavo, first edition, first issue with “sick in tired” on page 205, lines 9-10, publisher’s dark green cloth, worn water stained, and decased, text panel from back of dust jacket trimmed and pasted inside the front board, including only the untitled blurb, from “Here is a novel...” to “romance, and mysticism,” 7 3/4 x 5 in. $400-600

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137 Fleming, Ian (1908-1964) Three Titles. Including: Goldfinger, New York: Macmillan, 1959, octavo, bound in publisher’s black cloth with original dust jacket (inside flap top corner clipped, $3.00 price still intact at bottom, small tear with loss to back bottom corner), 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.; The Man with the Golden Gun, New York: New American Library, [1965], stated first printing, bound in publisher’s black paper-covered binding stamped in gold, red, and white, in original dust jacket with six holes punched through (to resemble bullet holes), jacket price clipped, some stains, short tears, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.; [and] Octopussy, New York: New American Library, [1966], stated first printing, bound in publisher’s black papercovered binding stamped in gold on front board and in orange on spine (back edge of spine torn and partially detached), with original dust jacket (not price clipped, even surface wear, a short tear or two), 8 x 4 3/4 in. (3) $250-350 138 Fourth and Fifth Annual Reports of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game, and Forest of the State of New York, 1898 & 1899. New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., 1899 and 1900. Two folio volumes illustrated with color plates of fish, birds, and insects, in addition to black-andwhite photographs, each bound in publisher’s pictorial cloth, 11 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. (2) $200-300 139 Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) Reflections on War and Death, with an Autograph Postcard Signed by Freud. New York: Moffat, Yard, and Co., 1918. Octavo, bound in publisher’s red cloth; [together with] a postcard in German written by Freud from Vienna, 16 March 1920, addressed in holograph by Freud to Louis Kronberg, in Boston [addressed crossed out in another hand, in pencil and changed to an address in New York], the postcard 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 140 Furlong, Lawrence & Edmund March Blunt (1770-1862) The American Coast Pilot. New York: Printed by Edmund M. Blunt, [June 1812]. Seventh edition, octavo, illustrated with ten full-page and five folding plates (most folding plates with tears, bad folds, and other damage, one torn with loss of more than 50%), with publisher’s advertisement on last leaf, [A]4, B-Z4, Aa-Pp4, sig. 1-sig. 8[4]; lacking text leaf Y2 (page 179/180); cancel slips pasted to pages 186 and 187; bound in full contemporary sheep, very worn, ex libris, Samuel Lumbard, with his signature and stamp, also signed by William H. Reynard of New Bedford, text printed on blue tinted paper, spotting and stains throughout, 1/2 inch burn hole through back cover with damage to final four leaves, 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. $200-300

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141 Gage, Thomas (1603?-1656) A New Survey of the West-Indies: or, the English American his Travel by Sea and Land: Containing a Journal of Three Thousand and Three Hundred Miles with the Main Land of America. London: by A. Clark, and are to be sold by John Martyn, Robert Horn, and Walter Kettilby, 1677. Octavo, illustrated with folding map, bound in later leather, with mismatched boards (both detached), possibly incomplete in preliminary leaves, lacking final ?blank; 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. $600-750 142 Garnier, Charles (1825-1898) Le Nouvel Opera de Paris, Volumes I and II. Paris: Ducher et Cie., 1880. First edition, over-sized folio consisting of a collection of monumental views of the famous Palais Garnier of the Opera de Paris, two volumes of lithographs only, half-titles and plate lists present in each volume, titles printed in red and black, lithographic portrait of Garnier printed on india paper, mounted, and signed in facsimile, illustrated with seventy-five lithographic and chromolithographic plates (numbered 1-40 and 1-60) with five double-page and twenty chromolithographed plates printed in color and heightened with gold; subjects of the illustrations include elevations, sections, plans and decorative details by Penel, Sergent, Bordet, Martel, Sellier, Chappuis, Bruck and others after Duchampt, Rebout, Riquois, Bernard, Jasson and others (without the two octavo text volumes and Durandelle’s photographs, spotted, a few short tears; in publisher’s original blue printed paper boards, spine perished, 26 x 18 in. $5,000-7,000 143 Gerlach’s Jugendbucherei., Seventeen Volumes. Wien: Gerlach & Wiedling, 19011920. Collection of small-format illustrated German-language children’s books, volumes 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8-9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25, comprising the following titles: Bruder Grimm I; Ludgwig Bechstein; Bruder Grimm III; Till Eulenspiegel; Eichendorff’s Gedichte; Reineke Fuchs; Die Nymphe des Brunnens; Kopisch, Gedichte; J.P. Hebel; Andersen Marchen; Stifter, Bergkristall; Munchhausen; Deutsche Gedichte mit Schattenbildern; Die Nibelungen; Nussknacker & Mauskonig; Deutsche Wiegenlieder; [and] Andersens Marchen. (17) $500-700


144 Gershwin, George (1898-1937) Porgy and Bess, an Opera in Three Acts, Signed Limited Edition Copy. New York: Random House, 1935. Limited edition, copy number 55 of 250 printed in October of 1935, signed on the limitation page by George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward, Ira Gershwin, and Rouben Mamoulian, bound in publisher’s full red textured leather, lacking the label on the front board, corners a bit bumped, spine toned, some water stains, generally good, 12 1/4 x 9 in. Joseph H. Hirshhorn, (1899-1981) financier, philanthropist and benefactor of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, a gift to his daughter, by descent through the family. $2,500-3,500 145 Gill, Eric (1882-1940) Clothing without Cloth, an Essay on the Nude. London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1931. Limited edition, copy number 21 of 500 printed, illustrated with woodcuts by Gill, constructed as one single signature of sixteen leaves, tall narrow format, publisher’s full red cloth lettered in gilt, some sun fading, 9 x 4 1/4 in. $100-200 146 Grand Tour Sketchbook with Drawings of Mark Twain, July-August 1879. Octavo sketchbook, purchased from G. Fell, stationer, 60 Piccadilly London, by an American abroad, containing 150 pages, almost all bearing pencil, pen-and-ink, and colored sketches of buildings, landscapes, people (with an emphasis on their dress and character) in Germany, Switzerland, and England, including the journey home to New York, with approximately thirty drawings made on board the Cunard line’s Gallia in August of 1879, featuring two portraits of Mark Twain, who was a passenger, one in pencil, the other finished in colors, with some notations at the end of the book regarding English phrases and accents, travel destinations, costs, et cetera, the work of a trained and skilled artist with a sense of humor, should be seen; original half leather and marbled paper boards, 6 x 4 in. $500-700 147 Handbuch fur Deutsche. Reading, PA: Johann Ritter, 1819. First edition, 12mo, [bound with] Johann Simon Caesar’s The Ready Calculator of Interest or Tables Shewing by Inspection the Interest of any Sum, Reading, PA: John Ritter, 1816, first edition; bound in contemporary half leather, marbled paper boards, 7 x 4 1/8 in. The first title in this practical handbook, formulated for the use of Pennsylvania-Dutch business transactions in the early 19th century, contains legal sample legal forms (promissory notes, receipts, warrants, etc.) in German and English and is printed horizontally. $200-300

148 Harrington, James (1611-1677) The Commonwealth of Oceana. London: for D. Pakeman, 1656. First edition variant, small folio, title page printed in red and black, contemporary leather boards, both detached, browning and spotting throughout, title detached, 10 1/4 x 7 in. $50-100 149 Hart, George O. “Pop” (1868-1933) Twentyfour Selections from his Work, with Joseph & Jennie Hirshhorn’s Bookplate. New York: The Downtown Gallery, 1928. Octavo, edited, with an introduction by Holger Cahill, illustrated, publisher’s paper-covered boards, titled with the artist’s signature in silver foil on the front cover (spine perished), with the Hirshhorn bookplate pasted inside the front board, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. Property of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, (1899-1981) financier, philanthropist and benefactor of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. $50-80 150 Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) Five Volumes. Including: The House of the Seven Gables, Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851, first edition, octavo, rebound in full morocco; Transformation: or, the Romance of Monte Beni, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1860, first edition, in three octavo volumes, half leather and pebbled cloth boards; [and] The Weal Reaf. A Record of the Essex Institute Fair, Held at Salem, Sept. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, with Two Supplementary Numbers, Sept. 10, 11, 1860, quarto, disbound (some tears). (5) $500-700 151 Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) The Blithedale Romance, First Edition, with Clipped Signature. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. First edition, octavo, ads bound in front dated July 1852, bound in half leather, clipped signature on blue paper set into ffep, 7 x 4 1/4 in. $200-300 152 Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864) The Blithedale Romance. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. First edition, octavo, with twelve pages of publisher’s undated ads bound at the end, in brown blindstamped Ticknor and Fields binding (lacking the spine, edges and corners rubbed), yellow endleaves, contents good, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.; [together with] volume two only of Hawthorne’s The Marble Faun, Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860, octavo in publisher’s blindstamped brown cloth, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. (2) $50-80

153 Hayley, William (1745-1820) A Philosophical, Historical, and Moral Essay on Old Maids. By a Friend to the Sisterhood. Dublin: by William Porter, for White, Byrne, Cash, and Moore, 1786. Three 12mo volumes, bound in uniform later half green calf and marbled paper boards, rare, four U.S. copies listed in ESTC, 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (3) http://estc.bl.uk/T72880 $100-200 154 Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904) Two First Editions in Dust Jackets. Including: Shadowings, Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1900, octavo, in publisher’s pictorial boards and dust jacket; [and] The Romance of the Milky Way & Other Studies & Stories, Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1905, octavo, in publisher’s boards and dust jacket (chipped and stained). (2) $200-300 155 Hearne, Samuel (1745-1792) A Journey from Prince of Wales’s Fort in Hudson’s Bay, to the Northern Ocean. London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1795. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with large folding engraved map of the route bound as frontispiece and an additional eight plates (of which three are folding views, one is a fullpage illustration, and the other four are folding maps); bound in full contemporary marbled calf boards, rebacked, both boards detached, 12 x 9 1/4 in. $3,000-4,000 156 Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) The Old Man and the Sea, Signed First Edition. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1952. Octavo, with Scribner’s seal and letter A on copyright page, signed by Hemingway on half-title, in publisher’s blue cloth and dust jacket, 8 x 5 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000 157 Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) The Spanish Earth, First Edition, First Issue. Cleveland: The J.B. Savage Company, 1938. Octavo, limited edition, copy number 29 of 1,000 printed, first issue, with the F.A.I. banner on the endleaves, bound in publisher’s tan cloth printed in orange and black, 7 1/2 x 5 in. Bibliographers speculate that 50 to 100 copies were issued with the F.A.I. illustrated endleaves. $800-1,200

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158 Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) The Spanish Earth, First Edition, Second Issue. Cleveland: The J.B. Savage Company, 1938. Octavo, limited edition, copy number 578 of 1,000 printed, second issue, without the F.A.I. banner on the endleaves, bound in publisher’s tan cloth printed in orange and black, ownership inscription dated 1944 on ffep, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $400-600 159 Hubback, Theodore R. (1872-1942) To Far Western Alaska for Big Game. London: Rowland Ward, 1929. First edition, octavo, illustrated with three maps (one colored and folding in pocket at rear), sixty-six photographic illustrations on forty-four plates, four pages of ads at the end; bound in original publisher’s pictorial green cloth (very bright), zebra endpapers (split a bit along front inner joint), in the original dust jacket. $200-300 160 Hughes, Langston (1902-1967) Freedom’s Plow, Signed and Inscribed. New York: Musette Publishers, [1943.] Octavo, inscribed to Skidmore College President Joseph C. Palamountain Jr. in blue ink, limp paper wrappers, stapled, 7 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. $150-250 161 Hume, David (1711-1776) The History of England. London: for A. Millar, 1763. Octavo, a new edition, eight volumes, bound in full half leather, marbled paper boards, marbled edges, bindings scuffed, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (8) $200-300 162 Ibsen, Henrik (1828-1906) Hedda Gabler, First Edition. Copenhagen: Glydendalske Boghandels Forlag, 1890. Octavo, limp publisher’s wraps (large chip to bottom blank corner of front cover, smaller chip to back cover along the joint), unopened, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. $600-800

163 India, British Raj, Photo Album, 1876-1881. Large-format album containing thirty-six photographs (most 8 x 11 in.) of various subjects, including fifteen images taken in Madras during the Marquess of Chandos’s (1823-1889) tenure as Governor of Madras, including exterior shots of picnics, and interior and exterior views newly-built Government House in Ootacamund [Ooty], hunting, and badminton (one photo taken of ladies on the veranda signed “Penn,” likely Albert Thomas Watson Penn (1849-1924), active in India in this period, other photos likely attributable to Penn as well); seven photographs of Egypt from a 1880 trip; seven Italian tourist photographs; and eight images of the Duke’s homecoming to Britain at the end of his time in Madras in 1881; newly rebound in full leather, 13 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000 164 Irving, Washington (1783-1859) Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1836. First edition, with Rees imprint on copyright page, volume one lacking the map, two octavo volumes bound in very good half blue morocco and marbled paper boards, 8 1/2 x 5 in. (2) $250-350 165 Irving, Washington (1783-1859) illus. Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Signed Limited Edition. Philadelphia: David McKay Co., [1928]. Large quarto, copy number 55 of 125 printed of the American issue, bound in full publisher’s parchment over boards, gilt-titled front board and spine, in publisher’s original box, 10 1/8 x 8 in. $1,500-2,000 166 Irving, Washington (1783-1859) Works, Author’s Autograph Edition. New York & London: Putnam’s, 1895-1897. Limited edition, copy number 327 of 500, forty octavo volumes uniformly bound in half crushed brown morocco, marbled paper boards, t.e.g., volume I of Alhambra containing one manuscript leaf in Irving’s hand, inscribed over one page, from chapter 41 of Irving’s Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, with the Bonneville map and the Columbus chart, 8 x 4 3/4 in. (40) $500-700

167 Jeffers, Robinson (1887-1962) The Women at Point Sur, Signed Limited Edition. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First edition, copy number 234 of 250 copies signed by Jeffers on the limitation page, bound in publisher’s cream paper spine and black boards decorated with silver designs, housed in publisher’s slipcase (worn); [together with] Dear Judas, New York: Horace Liveright, 1929, in publisher’s cloth and dust jacket; [and] Thurso’s Landing, New York: Horace Liveright, 1932, in publisher’s cloth and dust jacket. (3) $200-300 168 Jesuit Authors, Six Titles in Six Volumes. Including: Johann Niess’s Alphabetum Christi, Dilingae: Federle, 1670, 12mo, new parchment over old boards; Balduini Cabilliavi E Soc. Iesu Magdalena, Antwerp: Plantin, 1625, octavo, engraved vignette on title, full later leather; Hermannus Hugo’s Pia Desideria Tribus Libris Comprehensa, Antwerp: Lucam de Potter, [1676], engraved title and engraved vignettes throughout, 12mo, bound in full contemporary sheepskin over wood boards, lacking one clasp, the other damaged, back board split vertically; Tommaso Ceva’s Jesus Puer Poema, Venice: Girardi, 1732, octavo, contemporary boards; [and] Gautruchio’s Philosophiae ac Mathematicae Totius Institutio, Cadomi: Cavelier, 1656, 12mo, with two engraved anatomical illustrations, limp parchment, becoming detached from textblock. (6) $200-300 169 John Eliot and the Indians 1652-1657. New York: Adams & Grace Press, 1915. Limited edition, folio, one of 150 copies printed, consisting of facsimile copies and transcriptions of Eliot’s letters and publications, some modern handwritten notations, 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $50-100 170 Joyce, James (1882-1941) Dubliners. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1968. Out of series unnumbered presentation copy from an edition of 1,000, with embossed stamp and signatures of photographer Robert Ballagh and author of the introduction, Thomas Flanagan on limitation page; bound in publisher’s half green morocco and cloth boards (spine faded), housed in the original slipcase, 11 x 8 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston. $150-250

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171 Kafka, Franz (1883-1924) The Trial, First American Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First American edition, octavo, bound in publisher’s illustrated cloth (short tear at head), and illustrated publisher’s dust jacket by George Salter (slightly toned, chipped with slight loss, other minor marginal faults), 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. $400-600 172 Kane, Paul (1810-1871) Wanderings of an Artist among the Indians of North America. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1859. First edition, octavo, illustrated with chromolithographic portrait, large folding map, numerous text wood engravings, and an additional seven full-page color lithographs (eight in total, including the frontis), bound in publisher’s half leather with marbled paper boards (worn), 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. $800-1,200 173 Kaprow, Allan (1927-2006) Days Off, a Calendar of Happenings. New York: Commissioned by the Junior Council of The Museum of Modern Art, 1970. Single newsprint sheets stapled at the top and originally rolled, illustrated throughout, curled, toned, with two original holes punched at the top, 15 x 10 1/2 in. $100-200 174 Keating, William H. (1799-1840) Narrative of an Expedition to the Source of St. Peter’s River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods, &c. Performed in the Year 1823 by J.C. Calhoun. London: Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825. First English imprint, following the 1824 Philadelphia first edition, two octavo volumes, illustrated with eight plates, consisting of engraved frontispieces in each volume, a large folding map and five additional plates, bound in uniform later half leather, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. $200-400 175 Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963) Profiles in Courage. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Stated first edition, with “M-E” on copyright page, bound in very good half black cloth publisher’s binding with boards in blue textured cloth, and dust jacket (spine of jacket slightly toned, lightly chipped at head) old book ticket of Bay Colony Bookshop, Newbury Street, Boston on ffep, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. $400-600

176 Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Why England Slept. New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc. 1940. Octavo, bound in publisher’s red cloth stamped in blue and white, in the original dust jacket, 8 x 5 1/4 in. $300-500 177 Kent, Corita (1918-1986) Sister Corita. Boston/Philadelphia: Pilgrim Press, [1968]. First edition, folio format book with essays by Harvey Cox and Samuel A. Eisenstein housed in publisher’s original box (with blinking holographic eye sticker), and accompanied by 34 full-page and full-color posters (of which two are over-sized), some wear to box, book and prints good, 15 x 11 in. overall. $150-250 178 King James Bible, Two Leaves, 1611. Folio, leaves Nn2 and Uu1 from the first edition of the King James translation, with text from the book of Psalms on the first leaf and the other from the book of Jeremiah, each doubleglazed and mounted with a photo-mechanical reproduction of the title page, 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $200-300 179 Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) The Works, Sussex Edition, Signed. London: Macmillan & Co., 1937-1939. Thirty-five octavo volumes, copy number 101 of 525, signed by Kipling on limitation page, bound in uniform full russet morocco, originally retailed by Henry Sotheran, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (35) $6,000-8,000 180 Laurence, Edward (d. 1740?) The Duty of a Steward to his Lord. London: for Shuckburgh, 1727. First edition, large quarto, engraved folding plate, A Survey of Dun Boggs Farm bound as frontispiece, double-page engraving of a rehabilitated hedge, contents quite clean, bound in full contemporary calf, ruled in gold, front board detached, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. $200-250

181 Lawson, Deodat (fl. circa 1690) Christ’s Fidelity the Only Shield against Satan’s Malice Asserted in a Sermon Delivered at Salem-Village. Boston: Printed by B. Harris, & Sold by Nicholas Buttolph, next to Guttridg’s Coffee-House, 1693. First edition, 12mo, a note of approval on the text underwritten by Increase Mather, Charles Morton, James Allen, Samuel Willard, John Bailey, and Cotton Mather is printed in the preliminaries, this copy is bound in an unsophisticated contemporary thin wood board binding covered in sheepskin (damaged, large chunks of boards and covering material missing from the heads of both boards), title page torn in half vertically with loss, A4, B8, C-I4, K3 (lacking final leaf K4); rare, seven copies listed in ESTC (U.S. libraries only), no copies offered at auction since 1918, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. Lawson was minister of Salem Village from 1684 to 1688. When the witchcraft scare broke out in Salem in 1692, he returned to observe and report. Fearful of demonic possession, Lawson believed that he had lost family members to the devil. In his sermon, he tries to offer Christian support. “Be vigilant, be careful to avoid all sin which might betray you, Because your Adversary the Devil goes about as a Roaring Lion, seeking whom he may Devour. [...] So far as we can look into those Hellish Mysteries, and guess at the administration of that Kingdom of Darkness, we may learn that Witches make Witches, by perswading one the other to Subscribe to a book, [...] and the Devil, having them in this subjection, by their Consent, he will use their Bodies and Minds, Shapes and Representations, to Affright and Afflict others at his pleasure for the Propagation of his Infernal Kingdom.” $2,000-3,000 182 Lee, Harper (1926-2016) To Kill a Mockingbird. Philadelphia & New York: Lippincott, 1960. Stated first edition, octavo, publisher’s half green cloth and brown paper boards, with the dust jacket, inner flaps of jacket tacked onto inner boards, old label on spine, old plastic cover over dust jacket, binding shifted slightly, stain and tape on ffep, 8 x 5 1/4 in. $3,000-4,000

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183 Leftist Publications, 1960s-70s, Large Lot of Newspapers. Including: six issues of The Berkeley Tribe from the 1970s; four copies of Leviathan; several strike notices against the rubber industry; several publications on Huey Newton; and single issues of The Conspiracy; Rising Up Angry; Liberated Guardian; Doc of the Bay; two issues of Good Times from 1969 and 1970; one issue of El Tecolote; four copies of El Malcriado; and eight copies of Voice of the Lumpen. “Beginning in 1967, German student radicals started reaching out to African American GIs serving in Germany, hoping that an alliance with Black Panther GIs could forge antiimperialist solidarity against U.S. militarism and racism in both Germany and abroad.” Voice of the Lumpen is the publication that resulted from this collaboration. See “The Black Panther Solidarity Committees and the Voice of the Lumpen,” by Maria Höhn, from German Studies Review, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Feb., 2008), pp. 133-154. $100-200 184 Leib, Isaac (fl. circa 1842) Wohlerfahrner Pferde-Arzt. Lebanon, PA: Jos. Hartman, 1842. First edition, octavo, frontispiece woodcut of horse and trainer, original half speckled leather and paper boards, contemporary bookseller’s ticket from J. Ritter & Co.’s book store, Reading, PA, 6 7/8 x 4 1/4 in. Leib was a blacksmith from Lancaster County; his work covers the art of the farrier and the care of the horse. $100-150

185 Letterpress Printing, a Collection of Broadsides and Other Ephemera Printed by Adrian Wilson (1923-1988), 1940s-50s. An archive of approximately forty pieces, most related to The Interplayers theatre troupe of San Francisco, including notices of their early seasons, and the performance of works by Lorca, Sartre, Helge Krog, Shaw, Eliot, Vildrac, Ibsen, Chekhov, and others, including playbills, broadsides, and mailers, all uncirculated and unused, together with other material printed by Wilson, including: notice of Minor White’s move, an invitation to a welcome party at the Presidio Hill Nursery School, a list of beers served at the Buena Vista Cafe on Hyde Street in San Francisco, notice of Jean Atwood’s move, and pre-publication samples of Wilson’s The Stadium, and Coffield’s The Night is Where You Fly; [together with] several business cards, including two examples Wilson’s own, and those of other San Francisco artists; sizes vary, all pieces uncirculated but with some minor signs of handling, toning. “Begun by four conscientious objectors and Quakers [in 1946], the Interplayers emerged in the 1950s as a reputable force for the presentation of serious drama in San Francisco. Founders Martin Ponch, who had worked with New York’s Washington Square Players, Kermit Sheets, Joyce Lancaster and her husband, Adrian Wilson, met and formed a theatrical practice while in Civilian Corps camps. The company’s first season, in 1947, featured works by Chekhov, Lorca and Shaw, at the Washington Street Theater in North Beach.” (Quoted from the essay, Stage Left: A Story of Theater in San Francisco) $300-500 186 Lewis, Sinclair (1885-1951) Ann Vickers, Signed Presentation Copy. London: Jonathan Cape, 1933. Octavo, first edition, second impression, five-line inscription to Elizabeth Farmer dated London, 23 February 1933, publisher’s beige cloth, lettered in gray, somewhat shifted, binding worn, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $200-300 187 Literature, Three Titles: Mark Twain, Kenneth Roberts, and Bret Harte. Including: Twain’s A Dog’s Tale, London: Anti-Vivisection Society, 1903, first edition, original wraps, first separate edition; Harte’s A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready, Kentfield, CA: The L-D Allen Press, 1955, one of 220 copies, printed in three colors on Rives paper, publisher’s binding; [and] Roberts’s Boon Island, New York: Doubleday, August 29, 1955, mimeographed type script in stiff binder with printed label with a copied letter from the publisher praising the work bound in front. (3) $200-300

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188 Loder, Sir Edmund (1849-1920) Album of Photographs, 1880s. Large folio-format photographic album containing approximately 205 albumen prints, ranging in size from 3 x 4 in. to 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (most 7 x 9 in.), including images of personal events; photos of the buildings, grounds, interiors, and gardens at the Loder home, Leonardslee, in West Sussex, England; photos of Whittlebury Lodge, Northampton; trees in Whittlebury Park; a photograph of the Great Melbourne Telescope (built by Thomas Grubb in Dublin, Ireland in 1868); other country house photos of Floore (including six photographs of exotic hunting trophies and an observatory); a refracting telescope by T. Cooke and Sons of York; two images of an equatorially mounted reflecting telescope by A Martins, Eichens and Paul Gautierat the Paris Observatory c. 1884 (protected by a moveable building, the telescope was used outdoors with a viewing platform that moved on a circular set of rails); two images of the Great Telescope at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C.; a large photograph of the moon taken through De la Rue’s telescope at Oxford; several striking views of Craigside; British landmarks and tourist sites; the Victoria Regia House at Kew Gardens; photographs of plants; images of New Zealand, China, India, Algeria, and Madagascar; and private images of Loder’s family and friends taken in the 1880s, including hunting scenes and portraits of dogs; six Taber images of the telescope at the Lick Observatory; two photos of Wimbledon, and others; modern full leather binding, 13 x 17 in.; [together with] Sir Alfred Pease’s Edmund Loder, a Memoir, London: Murray, 1923. (2) $10,000-15,000 189 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882) The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems, Two Copies. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1858. Two first edition copies, octavo, each bound in full blind-stamped publisher’s cloth, one copy with the single leaf advertisement for the Waverley Novels tipped in at front, twelve pages of publisher’s advertisements dated October 1858 inserted at end; the other copy without the Waverley notice (remnants of the leaf visible in gutter), twelve pages of publisher’s advertisements dated October 1858 present at end, each copy 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (2) $250-350


190 Lowell, John (1743-1802) An Eulogy on the Honourable James Bowdoin, Esq. L.L.D., late President of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Boston: Isaiah Thomas & Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1791. Large quarto, half-title present, later textured cloth binding (lacking the spine), ex libris New England Historic-Genealogical Society, with their stamp of withdrawal, last leaf torn with loss, edges untrimmed throughout, some discoloration to last leaf, 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. Bowdoin (1726-1790) was an intellectual leader during the American Revolution, a Governor of Massachusetts, and a founder and first president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. $300-500 191 Lutius, Horatius (1541-1569) Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini Canones, et Decreta. Bassani: Apud Io: Antonium Remondinum, [no date, 1600?]. Octavo, full page woodcut of Christ rising from his tomb facing the first page of text; [bound with] Index Librorum Prohibitorum cum Regulis Confectis, Bassani: Apud Io: Antonium Remondinum, [no date], bound in contemporary limp paper, laced case construction, somewhat worn, 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. $100-200 192 Melville, Herman (1819-1891) illus. Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) Moby Dick, First Trade Edition with Dust Jacket. New York: Random House, 1930. Octavo, publisher’s black cloth boards stamped in silver, in original paper dust jacket (marginal chips with loss, stain, drink circle), some stains to pastedowns and edges, 7 x 5 1/4 in. $200-300 193 Milton, John (1608-1674) Pro Populo Anglicano Defensio. London: Typis Du Gardianis, 1651. Quarto, Madan F.F. 1, third issue, 205 pages, with square engraved vignette on title, bound in full contemporary parchment, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. http://estc.bl.uk/R32430 $300-500 194 Miniature Illustrated American Printing, Alfred Mills (1776-1833) A Short History of the Bible and Testament, with 48 Neat Engravings Designed by Alfred Mills. Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner, [J. Bouvier, printer], 1811. Miniature history of the Bible illustrated with engravings by Mills, half leather, marbled paper boards, 2 1/2 x 2 in. $100-200

195 Muhammad ibn al-Husayn. Tabsirat alIkhwan Fi Bayan ak bariyyat al-Qur’an, (Guide to Brothers Concerning the Supremacy of the Qur’an). 1268 AH [1852 CE]. Arabic manuscript on paper, small quarto format, seventy-two leaves, fifteen lines per page, text written in naskh script in black ink, single column, occasional underlining in red; bound in contemporary limp black morocco, 6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. $250-350 196 Murphy, Bailey Scott (1876-1914) English and Scottish Wrought Ironwork. London: Batsford, 1904. Over-sized folio, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with eighty numbered plates, publisher’s cloth ornately stamped in gilt, lacking spine, front board detached, sewing compromised, 21 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. $200-250 197 Navigational and Mathematical Note- and Sketchbook, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1830. Folio-format wove paper leaves inscribed with mathematical and navigational calculations written by Joseph Lunt (18101883) of Newbury, with his signature dated 1826 in several places (Lunt was the son of Richard Lunt and Sarah Bright, and husband of Mary Jane Cook and Clarissa Palmer), contents include a large watercolor of a sailing ship; another of a house by a river; a large pen-and-ink of a sextant; a compass rose; several small ink drawings of ships; Mercator’s Chart of France, Spain and Portugal, and the African coast and islands done in ink by hand; a pen-and-ink chart of Newburyport shaded in ink washes of yellow, brown, and green; approximately forty-five leaves, disbound, most pages 13 x 8 in.; [together with] three family photographs of Lunt’s descendants. $400-600

198 Navigational Notebook with Hand-drawn Maps and Ship Illustrations, Salem, New Jersey, 1823. Quarto-format manuscript on paper executed by Captain George T. Boon (1805-1849), later a New Jersey ferryboat captain, including approximately 120 numbered pages (lacking a few leaves), inscribed with navigational and other mathematical exercises, many with watercolor sketches of small boats and other objects, hand-painted compass roses, with two folding maps, two full-page colored pen-and-ink drawings of boats, and other material (folding maps repaired with yellowing adhesive tape), the contents disbound, with the original half leather and marbled paper boards, 9 x 7 1/4 in. “George T. Boon was a native of Bridgeton, New Jersey, and his early education and training were well calculated to make him what he afterward became, one of the most reliable and skillful men who followed steamboating. He was so thoroughly acquainted with everything pertaining to river life that his opinions were considered undisputable authority on all questions in that line. [He] commanded the steamers Essex, Flushing, and Clifton.” (Quoted from the Biographical, Genealogical and Descriptive History of the First Congressional District of New Jersey, New York & Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1900, p. 433). $700-900 199 Noyes, Alfred (1880-1958) The Avenue of the Allies and Victory, Signed by Contributors William Howard Taft, Childe Hassam, Alfred Noyes, and Paul Manship, New York: The Book Committee of the Art War Relief, [Norwood: Plimpton Press, 1918]. First edition, large octavo, [12]ff., illustrated with color frontispiece of Hassam’s painting, Allies’ Day; bound in half green cloth and cream paper boards with an embossed reproduction of Manship’s medallion of “Victory” deeply molded into the front board and gilt lettering; signatures of Taft, Hassam, Noyes, and Manship on ffep; unopened, 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. This collection of poems and art dedicated to the subject of World War I was produced as a fundraiser for war relief. $300-400 200 Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) The Army of the United States. New York: Whitlock & Bueck, [c. 1895-1901]. Edition deluxe, copy number 89 of 1,500 copies printed, large folio text volume accompanied by portfolio of forty-six color illustrations depicting American uniform military garb dating from 1774 through 1901, bound in uniform publisher’s half cloth, boards stamped in gilt, text volume somewhat worn, portfolio volume lacking ties, 17 x 15 in. (2) $200-300

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201 Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages thither. London: by the Author, 1671. Folio, engraved frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with eighteen folding and double-page maps; four full-page engraved portraits of explorers, twenty-seven double page plates, two folding views, and approximately sixty-six text engravings, possibly lacking five plates based on the directions to the binder at the end, a book with complicated collation, some water staining, front edge soft, bound in later half blue leather and cloth boards, 16 x 10 in. $10,000-15,000 202 One and Tangent Magazines, Large Lot, 1960s. More than fifty issues of One, including the original mailing envelopes and inserts, 1962-1965, approximately sixteen issues of Tangent from 1966, and other newsletters, inserts, and other related material. $500-700 203 Palmer, William J. (1836-1909) Report of Surveys Across the Continent in 1867’68, on the Thirty-fifth and Thirty-second Parallels, for a Route Extending the Kansas Pacific Railway to the Pacific Ocean at San Francisco and San Diego. Philadelphia: Selheimer, 1869. Octavo, with the large folding profile map of the route entitled, General Profile of the Union Pacific Railway. E.D. or Kansas Pacific Rail Road, bound as the frontispiece (tears along folds, repairs, spotting), and the very large folding Map of the Route of the Southern Continental R.R. with Connections from Kansas City, MO, Ft. Smith Ark. and Shreveport LA bound at the end (tears along folds, spotting), ex libris the Interstate Commerce Commission Library, with rubber stamps, stamped as a duplicate, bound in half leather, marbled boards (boards and spine detached), 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 204 Pattie, James Ohio (c. 1804-c. 1851), edited by Timothy Flint (fl. circa 1833) The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie of Kentucky. Cincinnati: E.H. Flint, 1833. Second edition, octavo, illustrated with five full-page engravings, bound in full contemporary marbleized sheepskin, worn, front joint split, and spotting, but generally good, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. $1,800-2,000

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205 Perrault, Nicholas (1611-1661) The Jesuits Morals. Collected by a Doctor of the Colledge of Sorbon in Paris. London: for John Starkey, 1670. Folio, bound in worn contemporary boards (detached), 11 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.; [together with] an odd volume of The Turkish Spy. (2) $100-200 206 Persian Manuscript on Paper, A Comprehensive Study in Medicine, Coauthored by Abu Taleb Tabib, 1256 AH [1840 CE]. Tall octavo format manuscript on somewhat coarse laid paper, approximately twenty-four lines per page, bound in full red goatskin, blue paper paste-downs, approximately 100 leaves, 10 x 5 1/2 in. $700-900 207 Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab alSalatin, 1070 AH [1659 CE]. Large octavoformat manuscript on paper, fine calligraphy in black and red throughout, a courtesy book written for the instruction of royalty, fine nastaliq script, contemporary full deep orange morocco, approximately 150 pages, some water stains, 10 x 6 in. $500-600 208 Persian Manuscript on Paper, Kitab anNujum, Attributed to Mulla Hosein Kashefi Bayhaqi, 1060 AH [1650 CE]. Octavo-format text manuscript on paper, text in black and red, tables, charts, and diagrams found in several places in the text, fine calligraphy, full later leather, 8 x 5 in. $500-600 209 Persian Manuscript on Paper, Mohammad Mehdi’s Traveler’s Book on Medicine and Health. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, approximately eighteen lines per page, black and red ink, russet full leather, later endleaves, approximately 100 leaves, 8 x 4 3/4 in. $700-900 210 Persian Manuscript on Paper, Sammelband of Scholarly Texts, 1098 AH [1687 CE]. Octavo manuscript on wove polished paper, a collection of six separate works bound together in full dark goatskin, approximately seventy leaves, 8 x 5 in. $700-900

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211 Persian Manuscript on Paper, Side Notes to the Logic of Mirza Khan. Tall octavo format text written on laid paper, varying sections in different hands on different papers, with different numbers of lines per page, text in black ink, approximately 200 leaves, bound in red leather with bold marbled pastedowns, 9 3/4 x 5 in. $600-800 212 Persian Manuscript on Paper, Yusef bin Ahmed bin Ibrahim’s The Garden of Helpers. Octavo manuscript on laid paper, approximately twenty-one lines per page, text in black ink, approximately sixty-five leaves, bound in later half leather binding with textured cloth boards and leather corners, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. $400-600 213 Photography Books Signed by Artists to Marie Cosindas (1923-2017), Three Titles. Including: Ansel Adams’s Yosemite and the Range of Light, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979, stated first printing, trade edition, oblong folio format in publisher’s cloth and dust jacket, signed and inscribed to Cosindas on half title, with a doodle, December 1, 1979, some fading to bottom board edges, slight page rippling, edge toning; Annie Leibovitz’s Photographs, 1970-1990, New York: Harper Collins, 1991, stated first edition, trade edition, signed and inscribed to Cosindas on title, September 1991, in publisher’s bronze illustrated paper boards and translucent dust jacket (some minor chipping and short marginal tears to jacket); [and] John Sexton’s Recollections, Three Decades of Photographs, Carmel Valley, California: Ventana Editions, 2006, stated first edition, signed and inscribed on half-title, with a signed handwritten note inserted, bound in publisher’s full cloth, with the dust jacket. (3) Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston. $300-500


214 Photography Books Signed by Authors, Artists, or Ex Libris Marie Cosindas (19232017), Five Titles. Including: Ansel Adams’s Polaroid Land Photograph Manual, New York: Morgan & Morgan, [1963], signed and inscribed by Adams to Cosindas on ffep, March 1963, octavo, publisher’s cloth, no dust jacket; Nell Dorr’s Mother and Child, New York: Harper & Brothers, [1954], inscribed to Cosindas on frontispiece leaf, 3 February 1960, quarto, in publisher’s red cloth spine and pictorial boards; Robert Frank’s The Americans, introduction by Jack Kerouac, New York: An Aperture Book, Grossman Publishers, 1969, quarto, with Cosindas’s ownership inscription on ffep, no jacket, publisher’s black cloth; Willis Bell and Efua Sutherland’s Playtime in Africa, London: Brown Knight & Truscott Ltd., [post-1960], inscribed to Cosindas on ffep by an unknown person, inviting inscribee to visit Ghana “and capture it in color,” quarto, publisher’s cloth pictorial boards; [and] Margaret BourkeWhite’s Portrait of Myself, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963, stated first printing, signed by Bourke-White on ffep, with a torn dust jacket. (5)

217 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) A Suite of 180 Drawings by Picasso, November 28, 1953-February 3, 1954: Picasso and The Human Comedy. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., [Paris: Verve], 1954 Folio, first American edition, published by Verve for Harcourt Brace, illustrated with heliograph gravure illustrations in black and white and color lithography by Mourlot Freres, bound in publisher’s paper binding over boards (damaged, some loss to spine, joints starting), with the original dust jacket (some scratches, a few tears with loss, chipping with loss to head and tail), 14 x 10 1/8 in. $300-500

Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston. $200-300

219 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Guernica, the 42 Preliminary Studies on Paper. New York: Harry Abrams, [1990]. Oversized-format with single-signature text preface and facsimile reproductions of the forty-two drawings mounted in mats in singles and in pairs, publisher’s black cloth box, with color image pasted to front board (surface tear, cloth at top of front hinge slightly torn), titled in white, 24 x 16 in. $1,000-2,000

215 Picart, Bernard (1673-1733) Ceremonies et Coutumes Religieuses de Tous Peuples du Monde. Tome Premier. Amsterdam: Chez Laporte, 1783. Folio, volume one only, covering the people of China, Japan, Tibet, India, North America, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Greenland, Lapland, Ethiopia, and others; with half-title, title, 162 leaves of text and illustrated with eighty-one plates numbered 2 through 81, with two plates numbered 36, bound in full contemporary sheepskin sponged in black and russet over tan, spine gilt with two labels, 15 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. $150-250 216 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) A Los Toros mit Picasso. Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1961. Oblong folio illustrated with four lithographs and additional text illustrations, text in German, text printed in red, bound in publisher’s gray cloth, no dust jacket, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

218 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) and Ramón Reventós (1882-1923) Dos Contes. Paris and Barcelona: Editorial Albor, 1947. Limited edition, copy number of 104 of 250, illustrated with plates by Picasso, each with tissue guard, loose, as issued, within wooden boards with ties, some toning to title, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

220 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Lithographe III 1949-1956. Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, Editions du Livre, [1956]. Folio, edited and catalogued by Fernand Mourlot, illustrated, publisher’s soft paper covers with glassine (chipped, spine tear), 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. $300-500 221 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Toreros, with Four Original Lithographs. London: A. Zwemmer Ltd., 1961. Oblong folio illustrated with four lithographs and additional text illustrations, bound in publisher’s red cloth, in the original publisher’s slipcase (slipcase with stress breaks and some wear), text in English printed in red, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

222 Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Toreros, with Four Original Lithographs. New York: George Braziller [printed in France], 1961. Oblong folio illustrated with four lithographs and additional text illustrations, bound in publisher’s red cloth, in the original dust jacket, not price clipped (short tear), 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 223 Pliny, Gaius Secundus (23-79 AD) The Historie of the World. London: Islip, 1601. First edition, second issue, folio, title pages present in both parts (lacking blanks [pi]1 and Ppp8), full later calf, rebacked, gilt spine, some rust spots, marginal tears and paper flaws, seven leaves with corners torn with loss, 11 3/4 x 8 in. $2,000-3,000 224 Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) Tales, First Edition, in Paper Wrappers. New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845. Quarto, first edition, first issue, with H. Ludwig’s name listed on copyright page, half-title present, along with twenty pages of advertisements at the end; bound in publisher’s complete paper wrappers (some spotting, slight loss to covering material at head and tail of spine, bottom of front joint tearing slightly, corners somewhat curled, spine slightly shifted, some foxing to contents), no sign of repair or sophistication; a rare book in this state recently discovered in a New England home with other books of the same vintage, also in publisher’s wrappers; (one example included with the lot: Mrs. Jameson’s Memoirs and Essays, New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1846), 7 1/2 x 5 in. Based on the context of the discovery of this copy of Poe’s Tales, the original owner presumably bought this and other similar books to be read for amusement in the 1840s. Once read, the Poe and its companions were bundled and stored away in a trunk in the attic until they were found this fall. In the rare book trade, it was thought that all copies of Poe’s Tales in wrappers were known. In the Tales Poe invents detective fiction and promulgates a dark psychological style of storytelling as effective and compelling today as ever. This collection contains: The Gold Bug, The Black Cat, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Purloined Letter, and others. $60,000-80,000

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225 Poetry, Four Titles in Four Volumes, 1682, 1694, 1704, and 1816. Including: Butler’s Hudibras. The First Part. Written in the Late Wars, London: by T. Warren for Herringman, to be sold by Bentley, Tonson, Saunders, and Bennet, 1694, octavo, 221 pages, disbound; Butler’s The Secret History of the Calves-Head Club, Complt. or, the Republican Unmask’d, London: Printed and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1705, octavo, disbound, half-title detached; Southey’s The Lay of the Laureate. Carmen Nuptiale, London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816, octavo, paper boards, uncut, both boards detached; [and] Dryden’s The Medall. A Satyre against Sedition, London: for Tonson, 1682, quarto, in parchment over boards. (4) $100-200 226 Raleigh, Sir Walter (1552-1618) The History of the World. London: by Stansby for Burre, 1614. First edition, folio, “The Mind of the Front” (from a later edition), and engraved title page by Renold Elstracke present (trimmed and mounted), illustrated with eight doublepage engraved plates (of which six are maps, two are depictions of battles); text woodcut genealogical tables, decorative head and tail pieces, and large decorated initials; slightly later boards, rebacked, lacking final ?blank, errata and colophon present, 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 227 Rand, Ayn (1905-1982) Atlas Shrugged, First Edition. New York: Random House, [1957]. Octavo, stated first printing on copyright page, bound in publisher’s full turquoise cloth, in the original dust jacket dated 10/57 (price still present, short closed tear to front panel, slight crumpling to head and tail, generally good), ownership label pasted on ffep, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

228 Restoration Plays, Six Quarto Volumes. Including: George Etherege’s The Comical Revenge; or, Love in a Tub, London: T. Warren for Henry Herringman, to be sold by J. Tonson, F. Saunders, T. Bennet, and K. Bentley, 1697, disbound; Richard Brome’s A Jovial Crew: or the Merry Beggars, London: for Hindmarsh, 1684, browned, bound in modern green cloth; Dryden’s The Indian Emperour; or, the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards, London: for Herringman, to be sold by Knight and Saunders, 1686, disbound; Dryden’s Tyrannick Love; or, the Royal Martyr, London: for Herringman, to be sold by Knight and Saunders, 1686, disbound; Dryden’s An Evening’s Love: or, the Mock-Astrologer, London: for Herringman, to be sold by Bentley, 1691, disbound; [and] Dryden’s The Wild Gallant: a Comedy, London: by H. Hills for H. Herringman, 1684, in boards. (6) $200-300 229 Rice, William (fl. circa 1850) TigerShooting in India. London: Smith, Elder, & Co.; Bombay: Smith, Taylor, and Co., 1857. Large octavo, illustrated with twelve chromolithographs from the author’s sketches, bound in contemporary half calf, fault to original sewing causing several signatures to be thrown out, 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. $200-300 230 Riis, Jacob A. (1849-1914) How the Other Half Lives, Studies among the Tenements of New York. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1890. First edition, octavo, illustrated with text diagrams and wood engravings and Riis’s photographs, bound in publisher’s blue half cloth and printed illustrated boards done in blue and red, some spotting, toning to contents, slight discoloration to top edge of front board, spotting to endleaves, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $600-800 231 Rimbaud, Arthur (1854-1891) A Season in Hell, Illustrated with Photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1986. Out of series unnumbered presentation copy from an edition of 1,000, with embossed stamp and signatures of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and translator Paul Schmidt on limitation page, bound in full red morocco, lettered in black, in publisher’s black cloth slipcase, spine of book slightly sunned, 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Marie Cosindas, pioneer photographer, Boston. $300-500

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232 Roberts, Kenneth (1885-1957) Lot of Signed Books, First Editions, and Signed Notes. Including: three copies of Arundel, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930, stated first edition in dust jacket; a signed copy of the 1931 edition with dust jacket; and a copy of the 1985 facsimile edition in dust jacket and slipcase; Northwest Passage, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1937, signed limited first edition in two volumes with original dust jackets and slipcase; and a copy of the first trade edition with dust jacket and original box, housed in custom clamshell box; Oliver Wiswell, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1940, signed limited edition two-volume set, in publisher’s slipcase; [together with] two typed notes signed from 1937 and 1946 and two signed postcards from 1945 and 1954. $400-600 233 Rockwell, Norman (1894-1978) Signed Four Freedoms Poster Collection, 1943. Large folio, presentation copy to Jack Frost of the Hecht Company, with a Saturday Evening Post article on the publication of the Four Freedoms posters pasted into this publication, with a letter from D.C. Miller of the Treasury Department to Frost, and an invitation to a reception for Rockwell hosted by the Treasury Department; some fold, short tears, glue remnants from the mounting of the Post article pages, 17 x 13 in. $800-1,000 234 Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail, with Original Dust Jacket. New York: The Century Co., [1888]. Folio, illustrated by Frederic Remington, bound in publisher’s full cloth decoratively stamped in green and gold, with publisher’s dust jacket (portion of spine missing, corners chipped with loss), first signature sprung and mostly detached, some insect predation to paste-down and foreedges of preliminary leaves, 12 x 9 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000 235 Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) The Works, Memorial Edition. New York: Scribner’s, 1923-1926. Large octavo limited edition set, copy number 491 of 1,050 sets, signed by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, bound in uniform publisher’s red cloth, twenty-four volumes, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (24) $400-600


236 Rosenbaum, Joseph Carl (1770-1829) Devotional Manuscript on Paper, German, 1796, Liebe ist der Inbegrif und der göttlichen Gebothe. Octavo format laid paper manuscript of approximately 115 pages, consisting of hand-drawn frontispiece, title with vignette, dedication leaf (dedicated to Anna Esterházy Von Galantha), table, the first leaf of text with another small vignette at the head, and 112 numbered text leaves inscribed within ink borders, interspersed with calligraphic titles, bound in full contemporary gilt calf in a contemporary custom two-part leather slipcase finished with blue paste-paper interior (worn), 7 x 4 1/4 in. Rosenbaum was the secretary of Prince Nicholas II Esterházy de Galantha (1765-1833) and was involved in the post-mortem theft of Joseph Haydn’s head in 1809. $200-300 237 Ross, Alexander (1783-1856) Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Being a Narrative of the Expedition Fitted out by John Jacob Astor. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1849. First edition, octavo, folding map bound as frontispiece, later half red morocco and buckram boards, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. $800-1,000 238 Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894) illus. Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) Goblin Market, Signed Limited Edition. London: Harrap, [1933]. Octavo, copy number 349 of 400 copies printed, signed by Rackham on the limitation page, bound in publisher’s limp parchment, tooled in gilt on front cover, housed in publisher’s slipcase, 9 1/4 x 6 in. $400-600 239 Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778) Recueil de Plantes Coloriées. Paris: 19th century. Octavo volume without title page, containing seven pages of prefatory material: Explication des Planches, Planches du Dictionnaire, and Renvois des Mots du Dictionnaire aux Planches, and sixty-five botanical plates of flowering plants and plant parts after Redoute, browning, other discoloration to contents, 8 x 5 in. $600-800

240 Russell, George (fl. circa 1815) A Tour through Sicily, in the Year 1815. London: for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1819. First edition, octavo, illustrated with folding engraved map hand-colored in outline, and additional eighteen plates (two of which are text illustrations, two are folding, the remaining fourteen plates are full-paged), bound in contemporary half leather with marbled paper boards and edges, contents generally good, some light staining, 8 1/4 x 5 in. $200-300 241 Sacher-Masoch, Leopold von (1836-1895) Die Liebe des Plato. Leipzig: Georg H. Wigand, [1920]. Limited edition, copy number 331 of 400, octavo, color illustrations, bound in publisher’s limp blind-tooled suede, 7 1/2 x 5 in. $250-350 242 Salinger, J.D. (1919-2010) The Catcher in the Rye, First Edition. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1951. Stated first edition, octavo, bound in black cloth, with original dust jacket (somewhat shifted, becoming loose in binding), 7 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. $2,000-3,000 243 Sand, Maurice (1823-1889) Masques et Bouffons (Comedie Italienne). Paris: A. Levy Fils, 1862. Two large octavo volumes illustrated with twenty-five hand-colored plates in the first volume and twenty-five more in the second (fifty in total), bound in contemporary half red morocco with large corners (scuffed, volume one almost completely decased), contents with some spotting, 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (2) $600-800 244 Sansom, William (1912-1976) illus. Lucian Freud (1922-2011) The Equilibriad, Signed Limited Edition. London: Hogarth Press, 1948. First edition, copy number 80 of 750, signed by Sansom on limitation page, octavo, bound in half brown buckram and marbled paper boards, endleaves toned, spotting to first and last few leaves, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. $300-400

245 Scargill, Daniel (fl. circa 1669) The Recantation of Daniel Scargill, Publickly Made before the University of Cambridge, in Great St. Maries, July 25, 1669. London: A. Maxwell, 1669. Quarto, one of three copies published in 1669, the only London edition, rare, ESTC lists three copies: British Library, Folger, and Yale; A4, 8 pages; later binding, half leather, damaged, boards still attached, 6 x 5 1/4 in. Scargill evidently ran afoul of the University by publicly asserting that if “all right of dominion is founded only in power [and that] the devil were omnipotent [then] he [the devil] ought to be obeyed, along with other “divers, wicked, blasphemous, and atheistical positions.” $50-100 246 Seaweed and Botanical Samples Album, c. 1864. Large octavo-format commercially produced album titled, American Album, Boston: L. Prang & Co., patented 1864; title page followed by twenty-five heavy card leaves each with diagonal corner slashes designed to accept four 2 1/2 x 4 inch cards, completely filled with seaweed and botanical samples, including tree leaves, flowers, ferns and other plants, some samples detached, generally good condition in publisher’s half morocco with gold-tooled spine, textured cloth boards and brass catches and clasps, leather of spine rubbed and becoming detached, 9 x 6 1/2 in. $200-300 247 Shahn, Ben (1898-1969) Haggadah for Passover. Paris/London: The Trianon Press, 1966. Folio-format portfolio, copy number 34 of 228 printed on pure rag Arches Verge paper, text printed in Hebrew and English, illustrated by Shahn, translation, introduction and commentary by Cecil Roth; gold-tooled limp paper wrappers lettered in gold, housed in full parchment padded clamshell box tooled in gold with silver clasp, box somewhat reflexed, some foxing, 15 3/4 x 12 in. $400-600 248 Shahshahani, Abd’al-Hossein (Late 19th Century) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, 1294 AH [1877 CE]. Quarto format manuscript on paper in two distinctive hands, single column black ink with red, approximately 400 pages, bound in full blind-tooled tan sheepskin, rebacked, 8 1/2 x 6 in. $200-300

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249 Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) ed. George Steevens (1736-1800) Twenty of the Plays. London: for J. and R. Tonson, T. Payne, and W. Richardson, 1766. First George Steevens edition of the plays from the quarto editions published during Shakespeare’s lifetime or before the Restoration, bound in contemporary sponged calf, rebacked, some boards detached, corners chipped, etc., 8 x 5 in. (4) $800-1,200 250 Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) illus. Salvador Dali (1904-1989) Romeo e Giulietta, Signed by Dali. Milan: Rizzoli Editore, [1975]. Large folio, illustrated with ten color lithographs printed on heavy paper, one of the 819 unnumbered copies ad personam from the edition of 999, text printed on laid paper with Dali’s signature in the watermark, bound in burgundy silk, with the original slipcase, 16 x 13 1/4 in.; [together with] an extra suite of the plates with tissue wrappers captioned in Italian, housed in publisher’s burgundy silk-covered portfolio, 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (2) $3,000-4,000 251 Sharh-é Kashf’ al-A’ayat, The Description of Revelation of Quranic Verses, 1093 AH [1682 CE]. Small octavo, manuscript on polished paper, text written within blue ink and gold border, text in black and red, approximately 16 lines per page, older boards, rebacked, water damage, some mold, other internal damage, paper repairs, approximately 200 leaves, 7 x 4 in. $700-900 252 Sheet Music Collection, London, c. 1800. Folio, engraved leaves, limp bound volume in paper covers containing approximately twenty pieces of printed music and one manuscript piece, including: The Favorite Castanet Song as Sung by Miss De Camp; Whilst with Village Maids I Stray; True Courage by Dibdin; On this Old Flinty Rock I Will Lay my Head, Sung by Mr. Braham; A Rose Tree Full in Bearing a Favorite Song in the Poor Soldier; Faithless Emma; Forget Me Not by Mr. Braham; Could a Man be Secure; The Wife’s Farewell, or No, My Love, No; The Mid-Watch; Love’s a Tyrant; Why Stays my Love; The Mischievous Bee; Come Tell Me Says Rosa; The Minstrel’s Harp; The Voice of her I Love; The Celebrated Poem, Fare Thee Well by Lord Byron; The Cypress Wreath; The Favorite Song Sung by Mrs. Bland in the Stranger; The Beggar Boy; [and] The Mermaid’s Song; ex libris Ann Maria Dickinson with inscriptions on the pieces, some wear, damage, 13 3/4 x 10 in. $300-500

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253 Shepard, Thomas (1605-1649) The Parable of the Ten Virgins. London: by J[ohn] H[ayes] for John Rothwell and Samuel Thomson, 1660. First edition variant, folio, some discoloration to contents, bound in full parchment over boards, 11 x 7 1/4 in. $300-500 254 Six Early Printed Books, Continental and English. Including: Bartoli’s La Ricreatione del Savio, Venice: Pezzana, 1669, 12mo, engraved title, bound in full contemporary limp parchment, ffep torn away with loss, 5 1/2 x 3 in.; John of Damascus’s Historia de Vitis et Rebus Gestis SS. Barlaam Eremitae, Cologne: Ex Officina Birckmannica, 1593, 12mo, contemporary tooled parchment, worn, title page torn with loss and rubber stamp, contents stained throughout, 4 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.; Pinamonti’s La Religiosa in Solitudine, 12mo, contemporary parchment over boards, 5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.; The Athenian Oracle: Being an Entire Collection of all the Valuable Questions and Answers in the Old Athenian Mercuries, London: Bell, 1706, volume one only of three, octavo, text printed in two columns throughout, later half calf, marbled boards, worn, 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Thyrsus González de Santalla’s Fundamentum Theologiae Moralis, Cologne: Aloysius Ghissardus, 1694, quarto, in 1694, this text was printed simultaneously in at least ten European cities, text in Latin, two columns, contemporary parchment over boards, 9 x 6 1/4 in.; [and] Vatier’s La Conduite de S. Ignace de Loyola, Paris: Meturas, 1650, Quarto, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, front and back board tooled in gilt with ecclesiastical arms featuring a galero (bishop’s hat) with ten tassels on each side, Jesuit institutional inscription on title, 9 x 6 3/4 in. (6) $400-600 255 Slovo o Polku Igoreve, [The Tale of Igor’s Campaign]. Moscow: Academia, 1934. Folio, illustrated by Ivan Golikov (1729-1805), edited by V. Rzhygoj and S. Shambinogo; text illustrated with ten mounted full-color plates resembling lacquer (including the frontis), many color-printed head- and tailpieces, text in Old Russian; in publisher’s cloth boards with a mounted illustration on the front board, colorful endleaves, pink silk bookmark, 16 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. $300-400

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256 Smith, Thomas (1638-1710) Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Cottonianae. Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1696. First edition, folio, engraved portrait of Cotton by White bound opposite the title, engraved vignette of the Sheldonian Theater on title page; [bound with] Catalogi Librorum Manuscriptorum Angliae et Hiberniae in Unum Collecti, cum Indice Alphabetico, Oxford: E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1697; containing additional half-titles for other sections, bound in full modern leather, some browning, 14 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 257 Stebbins, James H. (fl. circa 1880) Catalogue of the Private Collection of Paintings and Sculpture Belonging to Mr. James H. Stebbins, Signed Presentation Copy. New York: American Art Association Publishers, 1889. Limited edition de luxe, inscribed by Stebbins on title to his niece, copy number 387 of 500, illustrated with forty zinc etchings reproducing paintings in Stebbins’s collection (twenty-four of which are signed in pencil by the artist-etcher), bound in original paper covers, edges untrimmed, 15 3/4 x 12 in. $200-300 258 Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946) Three Lives, First Edition. New York: Grafton Press, [1909]. Octavo, bound in publisher’s ribbed navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt, neat ownership inscription from 1919 along top of front pastedown and ffep, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. $400-600 259 Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) East of Eden. New York: Viking Press, 1952. First edition (with “First published by the Viking Press in 1952” on copyright page and the word “bite” in its uncorrected state on page 281), octavo, bound in publisher’s green cloth and original dust jacket (tape repairs on verso of jacket, spine of jacket faded, chipping), 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. $300-400


260 Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom’s Cabin, First Edition in Paper Wrappers; A Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin; Autograph Letter Signed, and Receipt for Enslaved People. Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., Cleveland [and] Ohio: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, 1852. Two small octavo volumes in publisher’s paper wrappers, priced $1.00 for both volumes (spines of both volumes repaired, title of first volume mostly intact, fragmentary on second volume, blank back cover repaired but present for the first volume, back cover volume two replaced; [together with] Facts for the People. A Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Boston: Jewett & Co.; Cleveland: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington; [and] London: Low and Company, 1853, in publisher’s paper wrappers; autograph letter signed by Stowe, Andover, 27 October 1852, folio format laid paper sheet inscribed over one and a half pages; to an unnamed male recipient, thanking him for sending an article, and mentioning several aspects of her abolitionist cause, “Any one that stirs up this subject of southern law as a defence of slavery emphatically wakes up the wrong passenger. Nothing more is needed than to awaken the attention of the public to an expose of the slave law system. If they desire law on this subject, they shall have.” [and later] “It is stated in the printed article which you sent me that advertisements offering a price for the life of runaways never had existed. There are several specimens in Weld’s book extracted from the current papers of the time in which he wrote. I should however like some of a more recent date & if any such occur among your collection you might help the cause by furnishing me with them.” and more; [together with] a folio-format blue laid paper bifolium document from New Orleans, 16 November 1853, titled, “Succession of Catherine Dinet,” listing enslaved people sold at auction, including Cecilia, aged 41, and her two children, Areene, five years old, and Vincent, four years old; a 19 year-old girl named Louisa, and a 15 year-old girl named Jacqueline; both of these documents tipped into A Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin; books housed in custom boxes. $10,000-15,000 261 Strindberg, August (1849-1912) Antibarbarus: det ar en vidlyftig undersokning om grundamnenas natur. Stockholm: Bröderna Lagerström, 1906. Folio, limited edition, number 260, printed in red and black, text illustrated with woodcuts and Celtic knot vignettes, and woodblock initials; bound in original publisher’s binding, leather spine and textured tooled boards, spine dry and damaged, 12 x 9 in. First Swedish edition of four papers by Strindberg first published in German translation in 1894 containing the author’s speculations about the nature of sulfur, the transmutation of carbon, the structure of air and water and the transmutation of metals. Rare output of the Swedish fine press publishers Bröderna Lagerström. $150-250

262 Strother, Edward (1675-1737) Criticon Febrium: or, a Critical Essay on Fevers. London: for Rivington, 1718. Second edition, octavo, half-title present, contemporary blind-tooled and sprinkled boards, front board detached, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. $100-200 263 Symmachus, Q. Aurelius (c. 345-402) Epistolarum ad Diversos Libri Decem. Paris: Chesneau, 1580. Quarto, large printer’s woodcut device on title, bound in contemporary parchment over boards, damaged, water stained throughout, 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. $80-125 264 The Book of Mormon: an Account Written by the Hand of Mormon, upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. Palmyra: Printed by E.B. Grandin, for the Author, 1830. First edition, octavo, with the two-page preface by Joseph Smith before text, bound in full contemporary sheep boards, worn and rebacked, two leaves with surface abrasions with the loss of words, one with repaired tear (456 and 457), pages 500, 501, 543 with some surface loss and marginal tears, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. $45,000-55,000 265 The Child’s Paper [and] The Child at Home, Sixty Bound Issues 1860-1864. Boston: American Tract Society, 1860-1864. Child’s Paper, volume 9, numbers 1-12; Child at Home, volume II, numbers 1-12; volume III, numbers 1-12; volume IV, numbers 1-12; volume V, numbers 1-12; the final number lacking one of its two leaves, badly mold and water stained; water staining to the first few issues and intermittently in the text to a lesser degree, in contemporary half leather with marbled paper boards, worn, 14 x 9 3/4 in. Sixty issues of this rare children’s periodical published by the abolitionist American Tract Society. $150-200 266 The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America; the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation between the Said States; the Treaties between His Most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. Philladelphia [sic]: Printed by Francis Bailey in Market-Street, 1781. First authorized collected edition, octavo, one of 200 copies printed, untrimmed, in boards, somewhat worn, lacking the original paper spine, some toning to contents, ex libris a descendant of Major General Benjamin Lincoln of the same name (1816-1884), signature on title and following leaf, 7 x 4 3/4 in. $4,000-6,000

267 The Farmer’s Kalendar; or, a Monthly Directory for all Sorts of Country Business. London: for Robinson & Roberts, 1771. Large quarto, edges untrimmed, in original half paper and paste-paper boards, somewhat worn, in custom-made protective clamshell box, 9 x 5 1/2 in. $150-250 268 The Field Notes of Benjamin Crane, Benjamin Hammond, and Samuel Smith. New Bedford, MA: [The Mercury Press for] the New Bedford Free Public Library, 1910. Large folio, the text consisting of facsimile reproductions and transcriptions of the surveying field books of Crane, Hammond, and Smith between 1710 and 1793, publisher’s cloth with red labels, top of spine with short tear, rare on the market, 15 x 10 in. $80-100 269 The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby. Salem: W. and S.B. Ives, 1843. Card game consisting of the original cloth-covered sleeve with printed green labels on front and back and 19 of 20 hand-colored cards, suits are eye (five cards), mortar and pestle (five cards), pan of milk (four cards), and spade (5 cards), the card showing Dr. Busby’s servant is present in this set; cards and case worn, some cards bent, corners bumped, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. “The Game of Dr. Busby, perhaps the first original American card game, called on players’ memory skills to win the game. It was packaged in a purposely nonsensical way, grouping twenty people and things into four suits or ‘families.’ The players, presumably children, had to remember who among the group had each card. Dr. Busby’s black servant, an impeccably dressed and honorable man, is probably the earliest representation of an African-American in an American game.” (Quoted from New York Historical Society’s catalog: https://www. nyhistory.org/exhibit/improved-and-illustratedgame-dr-busby) $100-150 270 The Movement. San Francisco: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee of California, 1965-1969. Approximately thirty-six issues of the leftist newsprint journal, earlier issues with text, later issues enhanced with cartoons, photographs, and other illustrations, the lot containing five copies from 1965; six from 1966; three from 1967; nine from 1968; and thirteen from 1969 (with some duplicates); slightly toned, some tattered edges, 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. $200-300

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271 Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de (1864-1901) Dessins de Maitres Francais IX [...] Soixante-Dix Reproductions de Leon Marotte avec une Notice et un Catalogue par Maurice Joyant. Paris: Chez Helleu et Sergent, 1930. Folio, copy number 37 of 65, illustrated with seventy-one plates mounted on sixty-two individual portfolio sheets (plate 59, Fox-Terrier et Rat, 1899 tipped onto the title), in the original publisher’s linen portfolio as issued, with paper label on front board, reproduced works are printed in color and include self-portraits, peintures à l’essence, watercolors, and drawings, some wear to portfolio, preliminaries somewhat toned, short tears, 18 x 13 1/4 in. $1,000-1,200 272 Townsend, John Kirk (1809-1851) Narrative of a Journey across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River, and a Visit to the Sandwich Islands, Chili, &c. with a Scientific Appendix. Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1839. First edition, octavo, bound in half red morocco with red buckram boards (front board attached); chapter XI concerns itself with a trip to Honolulu, the appendix contains Townsend’s natural history notes: lists and descriptions of quadrupeds and birds observed on the journey and made available to Audubon for his later publications; some spotting to title and contents, 9 x 5 1/2 in. $300-450 273 Truman, Harry S. (1884-1972) Mr. Citizen, Signed Limited Edition. New York: by Bernard Geis Associates, distributed by Random House, [1960]. Octavo, copy number 536 of 1,000 copies signed by Truman on limitation page, bound in full publisher’s red cloth, in publisher’s slipcase, 9 x 6 in. $1,000-1,500 274 Two Canon 17th Century Law Books. Including: Heinrich Kornmann’s Enucleatae Quaestiones Complectentes Novum Tractatum de Virginum Statu ac Jure, Jena: Typis Weidnerianis, impensis Phil. Jac. Wagneri, 16[21?], 12mo, contents browned, ex library with stamp on title, small inscription trimmed from title, and minor worming to date, full contemporary parchment; [and] Canones Conciliorum et Dicta Patrum, quae per Annum Leguntur ad Absolutionem Capituli, Paris: de Nully, 1696, 12mo, full contemporary leather, gilt-tooled spine, contents good. (2) $100-200

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275 Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Topsy Turvy. New York: J.S. Ogilvie, 1890. First American edition, first edition in English, octavo, rare, subtitle on frontispiece: “How the Americans bought the North Pole and planned to change the axis of the earth, making the arctic regions bloom, by the explosion of a stupendous cannon,” publisher’s ads at end; bound in full publisher’s dark green cloth, gilt title stamped on spine, yellow floral endpapers, corners, head and tail bumped, pages brittle, ffep and frontis detached, single minor wormhole entering at fore-edge, 7 x 4 3/4 in. $500-700 276 Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas. Boston: Geo. M. Smith & Co., 1873. Second American edition, second issue, without “the end” on page 303, octavo, bound in green publisher’s cloth with Nemo as the navigator depicted with the sextant on the front board, and at the wheel on the spine; brown end leaves, illustrated, binding bumped, 8 x 5 1/8 in. $400-600 277 Verve Quarterly, Group Lot. Including: the December 1937, Spring 1938, and JanuaryMarch 1939, issues in limp paper covers in English (worn, some spines damaged); a large bound volume containing volume one, numbers one through four, i.e., issues from December 1937, Spring 1938, OctoberDecember 1938, and January-March 1939; [together with] Joe’s First Issue, New York: Joe McKenna, 1992, surface wear to cover, sizes vary. (5) $600-800 278 Von Braun, Wernher (1912-1977) Two Titles. The Mars Project, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1933, quarto, publisher’s gray paper boards and original dust jacket, 9 x 6 3/4 in.; [and] First Men to the Moon, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, [1960], stated first edition, quarto, publisher’s half black cloth with red decorated paper boards, original dust jacket, 9 x 6 1/4 in. (2) $500-700 279 Waugh, Evelyn (1903-1966) Love Among the Ruins. London: Chapman & Hall, 1953. First edition, octavo, illustrated, in publisher’s red cloth and original dust jacket, 7 3/4 x 5 in. $200-300

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280 Weegee [aka Arthur Usher Fellig] (18991968) Naked City, Signed Copy. New York: Essential Books, [1945]. Octavo, illustrated with Weegee’s photos throughout, signed in green ink on dedication page, publisher’s cloth (becoming decased), 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. $200-300 281 Weigel, Christoph (1654-1725) Bound Engravings from Biblia Ectypa, c. 1695. Quarto volume in contemporary wooden boards covered in calf, gilt-tooled spine, all edges gilt, marbled paper paste downs, illustrated with ninety-eight (of 100) engravings from the New Testament, each printed on rectos only, with large margins, interleaved with blank leaves throughout, some leaves removed, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. $300-400 282 White, E.B. (1899-1985) Charlotte’s Web. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. First edition, with the letters “I-B” and “First Edition” printed on copyright page, in publisher’s original cloth binding and dust jacket, spine sunned, some minor chipping to head and tail of jacket, 8 x 5 in. $500-700 283 Williamson, Captain Thomas (1790-1815) Oriental Field Sports. London: by Bulmer et al., 1808. First edition, two large octavo volumes bound in uniform half leather and marbled paper boards, illustrated with fortytwo engravings after Samuel Howitt (1765?1822); bound in uniform contemporary half leather, boards becoming detached, 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. (2) $200-300 284 Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959) Eight Titles. Including five hardcover cloth-bound volumes: Wendingen, Amsterdam: Wijdeveld, [Haarlem: Enschede], 1925, a complete run of all seven issues bound together in one volume; Frank Lloyd Wright: The Future of Architecture, New York: Horizon, 1953, in the dust jacket; When Democracy Builds, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1945], revised edition; Frank Lloyd Wright, an Autobiography, New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, [1943], stated first edition, no jacket; [and] In the Nature of Materials, New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1942; [together with] three publications in publisher’s paper covers: Taliesin Drawings, New York: Wittenborn, Schultz, Inc., [1952]; Sixty Years of Living Architecture, New York: Guggenheim Museum, [1953]; [and] Two Lectures on Architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright, Chicago: [Lakeside Press] for the Art Institute of Chicago, [n.d.]; sizes vary. (8) $100-200


285 Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959) Modern Architecture, Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1931. First edition of Wright’s first published work, large quarto, polychrome decorated paper over boards with a colorful Wright design, illustrated with portrait frontispiece and six plates, binding slightly rubbed, toned, 10 1/2 x 8 in. $300-500 286 Wright, Frank Lloyd (1867-1959) Selected Drawings Portfolio, Volume 2 Only. New York: Horizon, 1979. Large folio, limited edition, copy number A234 of 700 copies printed, illustrated with plates 51 through 100, housed in publisher’s blue folder and box, in the original cardboard shipping box, 20 1/2 x 15 in. $400-600 287 Animation Drawing of Bugs Bunny. Graphite drawing of Bugs Bunny on animation paper seemingly in the midst of a heart attack, clutching his chest and falling backwards, unsigned, matted and framed, 10 x 12 in. $250-350 288 Animation Drawing of Goofy. Graphite drawing on animation paper showing Disney character Goofy riding a horse, matted and framed, 10 x 12 in. $300-500 289 Animation Drawings: The Reluctant Dragon, Jiminy Cricket, Five Drawings. Framed graphite drawing of the Reluctant Dragon signed by its original designer, Ward Kimball (1914-2002), on animation paper with some marginal production notations; [together with] four unframed and unsigned graphite drawings on Hammermill bond paper of Jiminy Cricket, another character originally designed by Kimball, 12 x 10 in. (5) $200-300 290 Artist’s Sketchbook, Mid-20th Century. Octavo-format sketchbook formerly the property of Cheryl Monte, containing penand-ink and pencil drawings, some from a figure drawing class, others done on the subway, including many drawings of children, some landscapes and buildings, exteriors, interiors, rural and cityscapes, approximately 125 leaves, textured leatherette cover, binding worn, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $80-100

291 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Baltimore Oriole, Plate 12. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Double elephant folio sheet, printed on wove paper, engraved and hand-colored, showing a female on her nest in a yellow poplar tree in bloom with two males approaching, colors faded, matted and framed, 26 3/4 x 21 in. $6,000-8,000 292 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Belted Kingfisher, Plate 77. [from] The Birds of America, Edinburgh: Havell, 1831. Double elephant folio sheet, engraved and handcolored, printed on wove paper with dated 1831 J. Whatman watermark, some spotting, slight rippling, color better in the birds than in the background (background faded), colors on the fish being swallowed faded, framed, 38 1/2 x 25 3/4 in. $8,000-12,000 293 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black & Yellow Warbler, Plate CXXIII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Double elephant folio sheet, printed on wove paper, engraved and hand-colored, showing male and female on a raspberry bush, colors faded, mounted and slightly trimmed down, framed, 30 3/4 x 20 1/4 in. $600-800 294 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black American Wolf, Plate LXVII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1845. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting a leaping black wolf in profile, in the background his pack, including a white wolf, is in pursuit of a herd of buffalo; some smudges to right vertical margin, three short closed tears, corner chipping, unframed, 27 x 21 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 295 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black Squirrel, Plate XXXIV. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1844. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting a male and female black squirrel on a hickory tree, corner chipping, some edge darkening, unframed, 27 x 21 1/4 in. $300-500

296 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Canada Otter, Plate CXXII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1847. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting a large male otter in profile on the bank of a body of water, baring his teeth; edge toning and darkening, chips to corners, 27 x 21 1/2 in. $700-900 297 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Collies Squirrel, Plate CIV. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1847. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting two of these small grizzled gray tree squirrels indigenous to Mexico and the Pacific Coast of North America in a vine-entwined tree; the sheet evenly toned to an ivory color, edge chips, discoloration to left margin, edge darkening, 27 x 21 1/4 in. $200-300 298 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Columbian Black-tailed Deer, Plate CVI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1847. Imperial folio-format handcolored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting two bucks, bodies facing to the right, heads to left, looking back over their right shoulders in a posture of vigilance; some spotting, signs of handling, edge darkening, corner chipping, 27 x 21 1/2 in. $300-500 299 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Downy Woodpecker, Plate CXII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Double elephant folio format hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, very faded, with a complete absence of reds, and very dull greens, mounted, reverse mat burn, old adhesive from a mat along all outer blank margins, 31 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. $800-1,200 300 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Dusky Duck, Plate 386. New York: Bien, 1860. Double elephant folio chromolithograph on laid paper, faded, toned, even foxing across the print, matted and framed, 29 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. $350-450 301 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Dusky Duck. New York: Bien, 1859. Double-elephant folio sheet, hand-colored copper-plate engraving, toned, faded, trimmed down, framed, 29 x 17 1/2 in. $150-250

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302 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Hoary Marmot, The Whistler, Plate CIII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1846. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting North America’s largest ground squirrel on the turf in the foreground, with a second animal popping up from the left, and rolling mountains in the background; edge darkening, marginal smudges, two short marginal closed tears, 27 x 21 1/2 in. The Hoary Marmot is indigenous to the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America, from Washington state, through British Columbia, all the way up to the Bering Strait. $300-500 303 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Long Haired Squirrel, Plate XXVII. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1844. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting two black squirrels on maple branches with fall leaves, the bottom squirrel holds a hickory or walnut; some finger smudges, edge darkening and corner chips, 27 x 21 1/4 in. $300-500 304 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Mangrove Cuckoo, Plate CLXIX. [from] The Birds of America, Edinburgh: Havell, 1833. Double elephant folio sheet, printed on wove paper with dated J. Whatman watermark, hand-colored engraving, sheet slightly rippled at the top, general even toning to the top half of the sheet, mainly confined to the blank margins, framed, 39 x 26 in. $1,200-1,800 305 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Raccoon, Plate LXI. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1845. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting an imposing male raccoon on a tree branch; chips to outer margins, edge darkening, 3 in. closed tear in blank margin just above the subject’s right fore-paw, 27 x 20 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

307 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Richardson’s Columbian Squirrel, Plate V. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1842. Imperial folio-format handcolored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting two Richardson’s ground squirrels (technically pocket gophers) native to short grass prairies along the U.S. Canadian border between North Dakota and Montana and southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, male and female, on a birch branch; the sheet toned, edge darkening, corner chips, 27 x 21 1/4 in. $100-200 308 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Rosebreasted Grosbeak, Plate CXXVII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 18261838. Double elephant folio format handcolored engraving with aquatint and etching, reds and greens faded, mounted, watermark discernible, old adhesive from a mat along all outer blank margins, 32 x 25 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 309 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Virginian Partridge, Plate 76. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Double elephant folio format hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, colors faded, with losses to greens and yellows, mounted on board, first two letters in the word “Plate” have been scraped away by the framer to accommodate the proportions of an old mat, some spotting, mat burn, 38 x 25 3/4 in. $6,000-8,000 310 Breathed, Berke (b. 1957) Three Original Bloom County Cartoon Strip Drawings, 1988-89. Three four-panel strips with printed frames and titles with original drawings featuring Opus and Milo Bloom, each matted and framed, 17 x 6 1/4 in. $300-600

306 Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Rathbone’s Warbler, Plate 65. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Double elephant folio hand-colored etching, plate mark visible, colors faded, trimmed, mat burn, 29 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. $200-300

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311 Cozzens, Frederic S. (1846-1928) American Yachts, a Series of Water-Color Sketches. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, [1884]. Oversized portfolio, limited edition artist’s proof, copy number 98; consisting of a loose title page and twentyseven chromolithographic plates, twenty-six are views of yachts, the other shows flags, each individually mounted and matted and signed in pencil by Cozzens on the mat, with the following defects: plate xiv, Moonlight on Nantucket Shoals lacking the signed mat, trimmed down, with a large chip to the mount with loss (chip present); plate xvi, A Stern Chase and a Long One, broken in half vertically at the center, mounted, some infilling to the central break; boards present but quite worn, title chipped with marginal loss and foxing, 28 x 21 3/4 in.; accompanied by the octavo text volume: J.D. Jerrold Kelley’s American Yachts, their Clubs and Races, New York: Scribner’s, 1884, half morocco, 7 1/2 x 5 in.; [together with] a modern facsimile of the text volume. $10,000-15,000 312 Cozzens, Frederic Schiller (1846-1928) Steamships, Six Chromolithographs. Hartford: American Publishing Co.; Boston: Armstrong & Co. Lithographers, 1894. Depicting: the Raleigh, Castine, Maine; Texas, Olympia, Minneapolis; Philadelphia, Petrel, Vesuvius; Amphitrite, Puritan, Montgomery, Ericsson; Boston, Baltimore; [and] Type of Monadnock, Type of Caononicus, Passaic, Ajax; Naugatuck Nantucket, new Ironsides; uniformly matted and framed. (6) $200-300 313 Gould, John (1804-1881) and Elizabeth Gould (1804-1841) Baillon’s Crake. [from] Birds of Europe, London: Printed for the Author by C. Hallmandel, 1832-37. Folioformat chromolithograph, framed, 21 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. $200-300 314 Gould, John (1804-1881) and Elizabeth Gould (1804-1841) Red-Chested Dottrel. [from] Birds of Europe, London: Printed for the Author by C. Hallmandel, 1832-37. Folioformat chromolithograph, framed, 21 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. $200-300 315 Gould, John (1804-1881) and Herbert Davis Richter (1874-1955) Two Magpie Prints. Two hand-colored lithographs printed by Walter and Cohn, depicting Pica Bactriana (Eurasian Magpie) and Pica Caudata, each matted and framed, 19 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. $150-200


316 Havell, Robert Jr. (1793-1878) View of the City of Boston from the Dorchester Heights. Sing Sing, New York: by W.A. Coleman, 205 Broadway [Printed by W. Neale], for Robt. Havell, [c. 1841]. Aquatint engraving, printed in color and finished by hand, some touch-up in white surrounding the title, matted and framed, 18 3/4 x 14 in. sight. $1,000-1,200 317 Illuminated Manuscript Leaf. Finely illuminated folio-format parchment manuscript leaf consisting of eleven lines of vocal music in Latin in black ink with red and blue rubrication, musical notation in a four-line staff; short inscription at the top of the page, “Finitus anno d[omi]ni M.D.xliiii, Bidt voer de[n] scriver,” ornate border incorporating strawberries, sweet william, bachelor’s buttons, sweetpeas, violets, English daisies, and other flowers, with details that include three coats of arms, a pigeon, several snails, a few flying insects, and two moths; with a large finely painted four-line initial depicting the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary in the top left corner; verso of the leaf with eleven lines of text and rubrication only, framed, remnants of old mount along top edge verso, signs of thumbing and edge discoloration, some reverse mat burn, 17 x 11 3/4 in. $500-700 318 Illuminated Manuscript Leaf. Finely illuminated folio-format parchment manuscript leaf consisting of eleven lines of vocal music in Latin in black ink with red and blue rubrication, musical notation in a four-line staff; ornate border incorporating strawberries, sweet william, bachelor’s buttons, and other flowers, with details that include a coat of arms, peacock, snail, and flying insect; large finely painted four-line initial depicting the Martyrdom of Saint Catherine, she kneels in the foreground before a priest, her hands are bound, and she is blind-folded, her crown lies on the ground, behind her a soldier is unsheathing his sword, the wheel is in the background; verso of the leaf with eleven lines of text and rubrication only, framed, remnants of old mount along top edge verso, old parchment tab or repair to left margin with some minor surface paint loss, 17 x 11 3/4 in. $500-700

319 Illuminated Manuscript Leaf. Folio-format parchment leaf with two lines of music on four bars and eight lines of text on displayed side, featuring a large two-line illuminated initial decorated in gilt and colors, with a smaller rubricated initials in red and blue with added penwork; verso with ten lines of text, one line of music, and four single-line initials done in red and blue with penwork frames; faded, remnants of old mount along top edge verso, toned, some edge wrinkling, matted and framed, 20 3/4 x 16 in. $300-500 320 Jackson, William Henry (1843-1942) Cimarron Canon. Mammoth-format albumen print mounted on board, c. 1880, taken along the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, published as image number 1178, by W. H. Jackson & Co., Denver, Col. (text in plate), framed, some fading and toning, image size 17 x 21 in. $150-250 321 Jones, Chuck (1912-2002) Original Pencil Drawing of the Grinch from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 1966. Untrimmed animation sheet, original graphite drawing of the Grinch pacing with his hands behind his back, signed by Jones, with certification seal, framed, 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. $200-400 322 Mazell, Peter (active c. 1761-1797) Two Ornithological Illustrations. Hand-colored etchings after Peter Paillou and Charles Collins of two birds of prey: the Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus); and the Buzzard, both from The British Zoology, Class II: Birds; uniformly framed, some damp and water staining, toning to paper, each 21 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. overall. (2) $400-600 323 Mickey Mouse Animation Drawing. Graphite drawing on animation paper, unsigned, matted and framed, 10 x 12 in.; [together with] a pamphlet published in conjunction with the release of Walt Disney’s Fantasia film, soft covers, illustrated in color, single signature, stapled, 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (2) $200-300

324 Patriotic Old Maid Card Game, Milton Bradley Co., c. 1900. Sixteen pairs of cards monochromatic lithographically printed cards, plus the Old Maid (thirty-three cards), featuring a pair of cards with the portrait of George Washington signed “M- Bradley Co. Sc.”; and another pair with the E Pluribus Unum crest with a pine tree flag at the top; along with: cards depicting a bowing man wearing a top hat; the cow jumping over the moon; Little Jack Horner; three men in a tub; a female archer; and others, in a tin box, each card 2 x 3 in. $100-150 325 Schäufelein, Hans Leonhard (c. 1480-1540) Three Woodcuts of the Crucifixion, c. 1505. Three woodcuts likely from Ulrich Pinder’s (fl. 1489-1509) Der beschlossen gart des rosenkrantz Marie, including: Christ Bearing the Cross (Bartsch 34) 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.; Christ on the Cross (Bartsch 30), 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.; and Christ on the Cross (Bartsch 31) (with some areas tinted in pale yellow) 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.; each woodcut monogrammed in the block; two with German text in Fraktur type on versos; Hans Schäufelein’s name literally means “little shovel”; he incorporates a shovel with his monogram in these three prints; matted individually. (3) $300-500 326 Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Two Hand-colored Etchings: Ruddy Duck and Common Shell-Drake. Two large-format prints, plates from Illustrations of British Ornithology, 1821-1834, matted, in matching burlwood frames, each 31 x 27 in. overall. (2) $200-400 327 Shahn, Ben (1898-1969) Human Relations, 1965. Three large-format silk-screened prints signed by Ben Shahn in a limited edition, copy number 72 of 300 printed in black and brown; consisting of three portraits: James Chaney (1943-1964), Andrew Goodman (1943-1964), and Michael Schwerner (1939-1964), three civil rights activists abducted and murdered by the Ku Klux Klan on June 21, 1964, in Philadelphia, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer; the prints housed in publisher’s original dark blue textured heavy paper folder, accompanied by the original mailer, postmarked May 3, 1965, each print 22 x 16 3/4 in. The murder of these three activists sparked national outrage and the extensive federal investigation, “Mississippi Burning,” the title of a 1988 film based on their story. $200-300

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328 Snyder, Jerome (1916-1976) Approximately Forty-five Original Drawings for Reader’s Digest Magazine. Ink drawings on lightweight sheets of wove paper, each carefully notated by Snyder at the foot regarding their use in Reader’s Digest, consisting of cartoon illustrations for columns in the magazine concerning social and political issues of the 1970s, 17 x 14 in. each. $300-400 329 South View of the Several Halls of Harvard College. Boston: Cummings, Hilliard & Co., 1823. Engraving by William B. Annin (1791?1839) and George Girdler Smith (1795-1878) after Alvan Fisher (1792-1863), proof before letters, engraved image only, without text, matted and framed (some toning), 16 x 11 in. sight. This view of the Harvard College buildings shows Massachusetts, Harvard, Hollis, Stoughton, Holworthy, and University Halls. $1,000-1,500 330 This Print, representing the B & N. A Royal Mail Steam Ship Britannia, John Hewitt, Commander, Leaving her Dock at East Boston on the 3d. of February 1844 on her Voyage to Liverpool. Boston: Bouvé & Sharp, 1844 First edition, chromolithograph on stone by Augustus Guy de Vaudricourt from a sketch by J.C. King, large folio format, matted, some toning, marginal water staining, mounted, 27 3/4 x 20 1/4 in. $2,500-3,500 331 View of New Bedford from the Fort near Fairhaven. Boston: Conant, Lane & Scott’s Lithographers, 1845. Large folio, hand-colored lithograph on stone by Fitz Henry Lane (18041865) from a sketch by Alban Jasper Conant (1821-1915); minor spotting to sky, matted, mounted, some corner damage repaired by the mounting, 27 1/2 x 20 in. $2,000-2,500 332 Wilde, Gerald (1905-1986) Five Identical Signed Lithographs Illustrating T. S. Eliot’s (1888-1965) Rhapsody on a Windy Night. Each of the five identical sheets contain all three lithographs commissioned by Poetry London 10 in 1944 to illustrate Eliot’s Rhapsody on a Windy Night, each signed twice in pencil by Wilde, and still occupying the sheets (not cut or separated), 20 x 15 in. $200-300

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333 Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) Plates from American Ornithology and Bonaparte’s Supplement. Including the following two hand-colored engravings: Plate 54 from American Ornithology depicting the broadwinged hawk, Chuck-will’s-widow, Cape May warbler, and female black cap warbler; and Plate 17 from Bonaparte, depicting the white crowned pigeon and Zenaida dove; in matching mats and frames, marketed by Goodspeed’s in the 1980s, each 20 x 14 1/2 in. overall. (2) $300-500 334 A New Map of the Country Twelve Miles Round London. London: C. Smith, 1835. Large engraved map on paper, contemporary hand-coloring, dissected and mounted on linen, housed in its original case with map seller’s label intact (stains to case, toning to map), 34 1/ 2 x 29 1/2 in. $200-300 335 Blanchard, Joseph (1704-1758) and Samuel Langdon (1723-1797) An Accurate Map of His Majesty’s Province of New-Hampshire in New England. London: Thomas Jefferys, 1761. Over-sized engraved map on two sheets, joined, with outline color, mounted on linen, water stained, surface and edge loss, other discoloration and wear, in an old frame, 27 3/4 x 31 1/2 in. This rare map was produced to illustrate the theatre of war during the French and Indian War, and despite its title, depicts a very large area of the northeast, including present-day Vermont, parts of New York, Massachusetts, present-day Maine, and Canada. $2,000-3,000 336 Boston. A Chart of the Coast of New England from Beverly to Scituate Harbour, including the Ports of Boston and Salem. [from] The London Magazine, May-June 1774. Folding engraved map removed from the London Magazine on the eve of the Revolutionary War, uncolored, edges slightly crumpled, old folds, 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. $300-400 337 Boston. George H. Walker & Co. [Boston, c. 1900] Untitled Atlas of Boston. Landscape folio-format bound book of maps of Boston, consisting of ten street plans Boston, Charlestown, East Boston, Brighton, South Boston, Dorchester, Roxbury, West Roxbury, a key to these plans with plate numbers, and two contemporaneous reproductions of early maps of Boston, thirteen plates in all, contemporary half red leather with cloth boards, street plans on heavy, coated paper, toned & some chipping, 9 1/2 x 14 in. $400-600

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338 California, General Land Office State and Territory Map. New York: Julius Bien, 1879. Large-format chromolithographic maps prepared for the Department of the Interior General Land Office, J.A. Williamson, Commissioner, principal draughtsman C. Roeser, consisting of two full sheets, formerly rolled, some edge chipping, tears, folds, 34 x 27 1/4 in. (2) $300-500 339 Far West States and Territories, Six General Land Office State and Territory Maps. New York: Julius Bien, 1878-1879. Largeformat chromolithographic maps prepared for the Department of the Interior General Land Office, J.A. Williamson, Commissioner, principal draughtsman C. Roeser; including maps of Oregon, Territory of New Mexico, Territory of Utah, Indian Territory, Washington Territory, and Territory of Arizona; formerly rolled, some edge chipping and tears, folds, 34 x 27 1/4 in. (6) $500-700 340 Geo. W. Eldridge’s Chart -G- Penobscot Bay to Machias. Boston: Eldridge, 1901. Large engraved chart, on original linen mount with publisher’s notices pasted on verso, bells, buoys, and lighthouses colored with dots in pink and yellow, rolled, 33 x 55 1/2 in. $300-500 341 Map of the State of Maine from Surveys Made by H.F. Walling & J. Chace Jr. Portland, Maine: J. Chace Jr. & Co., 1862. Over-sized display map of Maine, steelengraved with hand-coloring and outlining, featuring numerous insets of towns and cities, Maine mountains and their relative heights, the United States, and the World, recently professionally mounted on linen with red binding edge, rolled, 61 x 63 in. $800-1,200 342 Map of the State of Maine with the Province of New Brunswick by Moses Greenleaf. Engraved by Philadelphia: J.H. Young & F. Danforth; Published in Portland, Maine: Shirley & Hyde, 1829. Oversized display-format steel engraved map of Maine, hand-colored, professionally mounted on linen with green binding, rolled, 50 3/4 x 40 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000


343 Map of Worcester County, Massachusetts by Henry F. Walling. Boston: Wm. E. Baker & Co., 1857. Oversized display map, steel engraved with hand-coloring and outlining, recently mounted on linen, restoration to top, rolled, 62 x 62 in. $300-500 344 Midwestern States, Nine General Land Office State and Territory Maps. New York: Julius Bien, 1878-1879. Large-format chromolithographic maps prepared for the Department of the Interior General Land Office, J.A. Williamson, Commissioner, principal draughtsman C. Roeser; including maps of Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio; formerly rolled, some edge chipping, tears, folds, 34 x 27 1/4 in. (9) $300-500 345 Mountain States and Territories, Seven General Land Office State and Territory Maps. New York: Julius Bien, 1878-1879. Large-format chromolithographic maps prepared for the Department of the Interior General Land Office, J.A. Williamson, Commissioner, principal draughtsman C. Roeser; including maps of the Territory of Idaho, Territory of Wyoming, Colorado (large tear at head), Territory of Dakota, Nebraska, Nevada, and Montana Territory; formerly rolled, some edge chipping, tears, folds, 34 x 27 1/4 in. (7) $400-600 346 North, Central, and South America. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio. Antwerp: Ortelius, [late 16th century]. Double-page folio map, copper-plate engraving on laid paper, hand-colored, later state, with the large bulge in the lower northwestern portion of South American and the place name Wingandekoa at Chesapeake Bay added, along with the cartouche over North America, text on verso in Italian, older color, damage to corners, softness to paper, small tear to cartouche (repaired on verso), 21 1/4 x 17 in. $300-400

347 Olney, Jesse (1798-1872) A New and Improved School Atlas. Hartford: D.F. Robinson & Co., 1830. Quarto, with original printed paper covers, illustrated with eleven hand-colored plates (two double-page), all are maps except for the final plate, which is an engraved and hand-colored population chart with four engraved vignettes at the bottom depicting savage (Indian Village), half civilized (Canton), civilized (Constantinople), and enlightened nations (Philadelphia); all maps present as called for on front cover; sewing perished, some corners dog-eared, 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. $100-150

350 Southern States, Five General Land Office State and Territory Maps. New York: Julius Bien, 1878-1879. Large-format chromolithographic maps prepared for the Department of the Interior General Land Office, J.A. Williamson, Commissioner, principal draughtsman C. Roeser; including maps of Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama; formerly rolled, some edge chipping, tears, folds, 34 x 27 1/4 in. (5) $300-500

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348 Pennsylvania, Two Folding Pocket Maps, 1835 and 1842. Including: The Tourist’s Pocket Map of Pennsylvania, Exhibiting its Internal Improvements, Roads, Distances, &c. by J.H. Young, Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1835, printed on onion-skin paper, hand-colored, in publisher’s full leather boards tooled and labeled in gold, with 1830 Pennsylvania census pasted inside the front board, and S. Augustus Mitchell’s large ticket printed in green ink by Young pasted inside back board, map broken along many folds; 15 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.; [together with] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: [by Young for] Tanner, [1842], with Tanner’s large engraved ticket advertising his map store at 236 Broadway in New York City pasted inside the front board, bound in publisher’s blue cloth boards, map broken along many folds, 14 x 19 1/2 in. (2) $500-700 349 Railroad Map of New England & Eastern New York Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources by J.H. Goldthwait. Boston: Redding & Co.; New York: Clark, Austin, & Co., 1849. Large folding map of southern Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island in their entirety, and the eastern tier of New York, along with Long Island and the Sound, with an inset map of railroad lines and connections in the Boston Harbor area, dissected into sixteen panels and mounted on contemporary dark linen, with the original label on the verso, some foxing, matted, 25 1/4 x 21 in. $200-250

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Conditions of Sale 1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 2. All property is sold “as is,� and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. 3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than three (3) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within three (3) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc., may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the three days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. 6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. 9. Sales in Massachusetts, Florida, and New York are subject to the respective current sales taxes. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties may be exempt from sales tax upon submission of proper documentation. 10. A premium equal to 23% of the final bid price up to and including $100,000, plus 20% of the final bid price from $100,001 up to and including $1,000,000, plus 12% of the final bid price from $1,000,001 and over will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit. Revised January 21, 2015

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