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Auction 2637M

February 14, 2013 10:00AM

02-14-2013 02-14-2013

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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20th Century Literature, Three Volumes:

20th Century Literature, Three Volumes:

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20th Century Literature, Three Volumes: Sinclair Lewis's Main Street, 1920, in blue publisher's cloth with orange printing, spine sunned; John Steinbeck's The Moon is Down, 1942, in a good dust More ...

American History and Kennedys, Six Boxes.

American History and Kennedys, Six Boxes.

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2
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$30$30

American History and Kennedys, Six Boxes. Including: Zad Rust's Teddy Bare, the Last of the Kennedy Clan, Belmont, MA: Western Islands, [1971], in the dust jacket; Jack Olsen's The Bridge at More ...

Americana Lot: Ephemera and Two Pamphlets.

Americana Lot: Ephemera and Two Pamphlets.

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$200$200

Americana Lot: Ephemera and Two Pamphlets. Seven printed documents, late 18th and early 19th century, filled out and signed by hand, mostly judgments of the court in Suffolk County; and More ...

Ammianus Marcellinus (325/330-after 391) Rerum sub Impp. Constantio, Iuliano, Iouiano, Valentiniano & Valente, per xxvj. annos gestarum

Ammianus Marcellinus (325/330-after 391) Rerum sub Impp. Constantio, Iuliano, Iouiano, Valentiniano & Valente, per xxvj. annos gestarum

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$200$200

Ammianus Marcellinus (325/330-after 391) Rerum sub Impp. Constantio, Iuliano, Iouiano, Valentiniano & Valente, per xxvj. annos gestarum Historia Libris XVIII. Lyons: Le Preux, 1591. Octavo, with a More ...

Aquinas, Thomas (1225-1274) Quaestiones Dispvtatae

Aquinas, Thomas (1225-1274) Quaestiones Dispvtatae

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$650$650

Aquinas, Thomas (1225-1274) Quaestiones Dispvtatae. Lyons: Rouillium, 1569. Folio, large printer's device on title page, text printed in two columns throughout, bound in full contemporary blind More ...

Art Books, Two Volumes:

Art Books, Two Volumes:

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Art Books, Two Volumes: Richter's The Golden Age of Classic Christian Art, London: Duckworth, 1904; and Drawings by Howard Chandler Christy, New York: Moffat, Yard & Co., 1907, both in publishers' More ...

Atlas of Worcester County Massachusetts from Actual Surveys

Atlas of Worcester County Massachusetts from Actual Surveys

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$225$225

Atlas of Worcester County Massachusetts from Actual Surveys. New York: F.W. Beers & Co., 1870. Folio, with ninety-five colored town and village plans of the fifty-eight cities and towns in More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Lapland Long-spur

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Lapland Long-spur

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$175$175

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Lapland Long-spur. Plate CCCLXV, no. 73, Fringilla Laponica, Male spring plumage, male in winter, female; not examined outside of frame, watermark not visible, More ...

Avedon, Richard (1923-2004) An Autobiography

Avedon, Richard (1923-2004) An Autobiography

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$100$100

Avedon, Richard (1923-2004) An Autobiography. New York: Random House, 1993. Folio, publisher's cloth with acetate dust jacket, 284 black and white images with visual and textual index and a brief More ...

Baldwin, Thomas. A New and Complete Gazetteer

Baldwin, Thomas. A New and Complete Gazetteer

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$125$125

Baldwin, Thomas. A New and Complete Gazetteer. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1854. Octavo, 1364 pages, with the large folding map of the United States pasted inside the front board, More ...

Ballantyne, Robert Michael (1825-1894) Six Volumes.

Ballantyne, Robert Michael (1825-1894) Six Volumes.

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$60$60

Ballantyne, Robert Michael (1825-1894) Six Volumes. The Gorilla Hunters, London: Patridge, [n.d.]; Digging for Gold, London: Nisbet & Co., [n.d.]; The Young Trawler, London: Nisbet & Co., 1886; The More ...

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) The Novels.

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) The Novels.

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$650$650

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) The Novels. Philadelphia: Barrie & Son, [1896]. Forty-one volumes, translated by Gertrude Fosdick, illustrated, limited edition, number 283 of 1,000, bound in full More ...

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) Works.

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) Works.

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$250$250

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) Works. London: J. M Dent & Co., [1905-1908]. Forty volumes, translated by Clara Bell, with prefaces by George Saintsbury, limited edition numbered 349 of 410, More ...

Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) A General History of Quadrupeds

Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) A General History of Quadrupeds

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$150$150

Beilby, Ralph (1744-1817) A General History of Quadrupeds, illus. Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) Newcastle upon Tyne: Hodgson et al., 1790. First edition, octavo, 456 pages, wood engravings throughout, More ...

Belasco, David (1853-1931) Two copies: A Souvenir of Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice as presented by David Belasco at the Lyceum T

Belasco, David (1853-1931) Two copies: A Souvenir of Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice as presented by David Belasco at the Lyceum T

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$150$150

Belasco, David (1853-1931) Two copies: A Souvenir of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice as presented by David Belasco at the Lyceum Theatre, New York, December 21, 1922, New York, printed More ...

Bichat, Marie Francois Xavier (1771-1802)   Pathological Anatomy, the Last Course of Xavier Bichat

Bichat, Marie Francois Xavier (1771-1802) Pathological Anatomy, the Last Course of Xavier Bichat

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$90$90

Bichat, Marie Francois Xavier (1771-1802) Pathological Anatomy, the Last Course of Xavier Bichat. Philadelphia: John Grigg, 1827. Octavo, publisher's half cloth and paper boards, worn, leaves More ...

Blaine, James G. (1830-1893) Secretarial Letter Signed, July 2, 1890.

Blaine, James G. (1830-1893) Secretarial Letter Signed, July 2, 1890.

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Blaine, James G. (1830-1893) Secretarial Letter Signed, July 2, 1890. Two inscribed pages on a single wove paper bifolium. To Charles Randall (1824-1904), member of the House of Representatives More ...

Blunt, Edmund March (1770-1862) The American Coast Pilot.

Blunt, Edmund March (1770-1862) The American Coast Pilot.

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$90$90

Blunt, Edmund March (1770-1862) The American Coast Pilot. New York: Edmund Blunt for William Hooker, 1822. Octavo, stated tenth edition, signature of Captain Thomas Higgins on ffep, lacking pages More ...

Book Catalogs, Eleven Volumes:

Book Catalogs, Eleven Volumes:

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$80$80

Book Catalogs, Eleven Volumes: Lord Mostyn's Plays, Illuminated Manuscripts, and Printed Books auction catalogs in three volumes, 1919-1920; Sale Catalogues of the Libraries of Samuel Johnson, More ...

Book Catalogs, Five Volumes:

Book Catalogs, Five Volumes:

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$40$40

Book Catalogs, Five Volumes: London: 1801-1833. Bibliotheca Brandiana, 1807, lacking the title page, and all after page 368, in limp cloth wraps; Catalogue of the Splendid, Choice, and Curious More ...

Book Catalogs, Seven Volumes:

Book Catalogs, Seven Volumes:

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$100$100

Book Catalogs, Seven Volumes: Bound volumes of 19th century book catalogs, including a catalogue of the Reverend Alexander Dyce collection, given to the South Kensington Museum, 1875; part four of More ...

Book Catalogs, Thirteen in Wrappers:

Book Catalogs, Thirteen in Wrappers:

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$30$30

Book Catalogs, Thirteen in Wrappers: miscellaneous 20th century book and auction catalogs in soft paper covers, including the collections of Moss, Leighton, Huntington, and the Earl of Pembroke. More ...

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes:

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes:

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$80$80

Book Catalogs, Twelve Volumes: Auction catalog of Lord Amherst of Hackney's collection, 1908-09; Catalogue of the Collection of English and French Literature of the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century, More ...

Buchanan, James, British Consul to New York (1772-1851) Sketches of the History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians, wi

Buchanan, James, British Consul to New York (1772-1851) Sketches of the History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians, wi

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$150$150

Buchanan, James, British Consul to New York (1772-1851) Sketches of the History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians, with a Plan for their Melioration. New York: Published by William More ...

Burchett, Josiah (1666?-1746)   Memoirs of Transactions at Sea during the War with France; Beginning in 1688, and ending in 1697

Burchett, Josiah (1666?-1746) Memoirs of Transactions at Sea during the War with France; Beginning in 1688, and ending in 1697

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$130$130

Burchett, Josiah (1666?-1746) Memoirs of Transactions at Sea during the War with France; Beginning in 1688, and ending in 1697. London: Sold by John Nutt near Stationer's-hall, 1703. Octavo, first More ...

Burgh, James (1714-1775) The Art of Speaking

Burgh, James (1714-1775) The Art of Speaking

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$150$150

Burgh, James (1714-1775) The Art of Speaking. Philadelphia: R. Aitken, 1775. 12mo in 6s, several text leaves torn, last leaf of the index torn with loss; leaves toned throughout, with signs of More ...

Campbell, Thomas (d. 1844)   Letters from the South, Written During a Journey to Algiers

Campbell, Thomas (d. 1844) Letters from the South, Written During a Journey to Algiers

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$50$50

Campbell, Thomas (d. 1844) Letters from the South, Written During a Journey to Algiers. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1836. Octavo, first American edition, occasional internal spotting, More ...

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits

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$150$150

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) The Hunting of the Snark, an Agony in Eight Fits. University of California Press, [1983]. Illustrated by Barry Moser, signed by Moser in pencil on the title page, in More ...

Catullus (c. 84 BC-c. 54 BC), Tibullus (c. 55 BC-19 BC),    Propertius (50 BC-15), and Cornelius Gallus (c. 70 BC-c. 26 BC). [Opera]

Catullus (c. 84 BC-c. 54 BC), Tibullus (c. 55 BC-19 BC), Propertius (50 BC-15), and Cornelius Gallus (c. 70 BC-c. 26 BC). [Opera]

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$375$375

Catullus (c. 84 BC-c. 54 BC), Tibullus (c. 55 BC-19 BC), Propertius (50 BC-15), and Cornelius Gallus (c. 70 BC-c. 26 BC). [Opera]. Lyons: Gryphius, 1548. 16mo in 8s, 316 pps., woodcut printer's More ...

Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1616)   The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote.

Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote.

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$175$175

Cervantes, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote. trans. Tobias Smollett (1721-1771) London: for Osborne, Hitch, Hawes, et al., 1765. 12mo, in four volumes, More ...