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Auction 3040B

November 12, 2017 11:00AM

11-12-2017 11-12-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft.

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft.

Lot:
457
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$246$200

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft. New York: J. & J. Harper, 1830. First American edition, octavo, original paper publisher's boards, edges untrimmed, some spotting More ...

Sendak, Maurice (1928-2012) Where the Wild Things Are  , Signed Copy.

Sendak, Maurice (1928-2012) Where the Wild Things Are , Signed Copy.

Lot:
458
Sold for:
$492$400

Sendak, Maurice (1928-2012) Where the Wild Things Are, Signed Copy. New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Oblong folio, with dust jacket bearing the Caldecott Medal sticker, signed by Sendak on half-title, More ...

Servan, Antoine-Joseph-Michel (1737-1807) Doutes dun Provincial, Proposes a Messieurs les Medecins-Commissaires Charges par le Roi de

Servan, Antoine-Joseph-Michel (1737-1807) Doutes dun Provincial, Proposes a Messieurs les Medecins-Commissaires Charges par le Roi de

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459
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Servan, Antoine-Joseph-Michel (1737-1807) Doutes d'un Provincial, Proposes a Messieurs les Medecins-Commissaires Charges par le Roi de l'Examen du Magnetisme Animal. Lyons: Prault, 1784. First More ...

Seymar, William (fl. circa 1675) Conjugium Conjurgium: or, some Serious Considerations on Marriage.

Seymar, William (fl. circa 1675) Conjugium Conjurgium: or, some Serious Considerations on Marriage.

Lot:
460
Sold for:
$984$800

Seymar, William (fl. circa 1675) Conjugium Conjurgium: or, some Serious Considerations on Marriage. London: for John Amery, 1675. Third edition, octavo, rare (ESTC lists five U.S. copies), later More ...

Shahshahani, Abd'al-Hossein (Late 19th Century) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, 1294 AH [1877 CE].

Shahshahani, Abd'al-Hossein (Late 19th Century) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, 1294 AH [1877 CE].

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461
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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, More ...

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) MacBeth

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) MacBeth

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462
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Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) MacBeth. Paris: Editions du Fuseau Charge de Laine, 1931. Limited edition, number 60 of 285 examples printed on Verge Montval paper, illustrated with 112 engravings More ...

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) The Tempest  , Illustrated and Signed by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953)

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) The Tempest , Illustrated and Signed by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953)

Lot:
463
Sold for:
$492$400

Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) The Tempest, Illustrated and Signed by Edmund Dulac (1882-1953) London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1908]. Quarto, limited edition, one of 500 copies signed by Dulac on the More ...

Sheet Music, American, Mid-19th Century.

Sheet Music, American, Mid-19th Century.

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464
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$615$500

Sheet Music, American, Mid-19th Century. Four folio volumes, collecting a variety of popular songs of the day, many with colorful lithographic covers, including the work of several minstrel groups: More ...

Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586) The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia.

Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586) The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia.

Lot:
465
Sold for:
$431$350

Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586) The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia. London: for Waterson and Young, 1633. Small folio, eighth edition, title within ornamental woodcut border (first and last leaves More ...

Skelton, John (1460?-1529) The Tunning of Elinor Rumming, a Poem.

Skelton, John (1460?-1529) The Tunning of Elinor Rumming, a Poem.

Lot:
466
Sold for:
$523$425

Skelton, John (1460?-1529) The Tunning of Elinor Rumming, a Poem. London: for Isaac Dalton, and sold by W. Boreham, 1718. Second edition, octavo, rare, ESTC shows two U.S. copies only, first and More ...

Social Science, Five 19th Century Titles in Six Volumes.

Social Science, Five 19th Century Titles in Six Volumes.

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467
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Social Science, Five 19th Century Titles in Six Volumes. Including: Lester Ward's Dynamic Sociology, New York: Appleton, 1883, in two volumes; Matthew Carey's The Olive Branch, Philadelphia: Carey, More ...

Social Science, Five 20th Century Titles.

Social Science, Five 20th Century Titles.

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468
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Social Science, Five 20th Century Titles. Including: George Herbert Mead's Movements of Thought in the Nineteenth Century, Chicago: University Press, [1936]; and Mead's The Philosophy of the More ...

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictionary of National Biography, Ex Libris Stevenson, with Bookplates and Annotations, Two Volumes

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictionary of National Biography, Ex Libris Stevenson, with Bookplates and Annotations, Two Volumes

Lot:
469
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) Dictionary of National Biography, Ex Libris Stevenson, with Bookplates and Annotations, Two Volumes. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1884-1885. Volumes I and III More ...

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Dracula  , First American Edition, Signed and Inscribed Copy.

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Dracula , First American Edition, Signed and Inscribed Copy.

Lot:
470
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) Dracula, First American Edition, Signed and Inscribed Copy. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1899. First American edition, octavo, publisher's cloth, with a magazine More ...

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) The Mystery of the Sea  , Author's Presentation Copy.

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) The Mystery of the Sea , Author's Presentation Copy.

Lot:
471
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$1,722$1,400

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912) The Mystery of the Sea, Author's Presentation Copy. New York: Doubleday, Page, & Co., 1902 First American edition, signed and inscribed by Stoker on ffep to Ethel Fiske, More ...

Stratton, Royal B. (d. 1875) Captivity of the Oatman Girls: Being an Interesting Narrative of Life among the Apache and Mohave Indians.

Stratton, Royal B. (d. 1875) Captivity of the Oatman Girls: Being an Interesting Narrative of Life among the Apache and Mohave Indians.

Lot:
472
Sold for:
$554$450

Stratton, Royal B. (d. 1875) Captivity of the Oatman Girls: Being an Interesting Narrative of Life among the Apache and Mohave Indians. San Francisco: Whitton, Towne & Co.'s Excelsior Steam Power More ...

Surirey de Saint-Remy, Pierre (1645-1716) Memoires D'Artillerie

Surirey de Saint-Remy, Pierre (1645-1716) Memoires D'Artillerie

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473
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Surirey de Saint-Remy, Pierre (1645-1716) Memoires D'Artillerie. Paris: Rollin, 1745. Third edition, three large quarto volumes, illustrated throughout, bound in uniform sponge-decorated More ...

Tacitus (56-120 AD) Two 16th Century English Editions, 1591 and 1598.

Tacitus (56-120 AD) Two 16th Century English Editions, 1591 and 1598.

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474
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Tacitus (56-120 AD) Two 16th Century English Editions, 1591 and 1598. The Ende of Nero and Beginning of Galba. Fower Bookes of the Histories of Cornelius Tacitus. The Life of Agricola, [Printed at More ...

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941) The King of the Dark Chamber  , Signed Copy.

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941) The King of the Dark Chamber , Signed Copy.

Lot:
475
Sold for:
$431$350

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861-1941) The King of the Dark Chamber, Signed Copy. New York: Macmillan, 1916. Octavo, the Bolpur edition, signed by Tagore in purplish blue ink on the edition statement More ...

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Il Goffredo, Ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata.

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Il Goffredo, Ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata.

Lot:
476
Sold for:
$584$475

Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Il Goffredo, Ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata. Venice: Groppo, 1760-1761. Two large quarto volumes, illustrated with engraved frontispiece, portrait, vignettes, head and tail More ...

Tennyson, Alfred Lord (1809-1892) The Brook  , Manuscript Illustrated by Alfred Laurens Brennan (1853-1921)

Tennyson, Alfred Lord (1809-1892) The Brook , Manuscript Illustrated by Alfred Laurens Brennan (1853-1921)

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477
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Tennyson, Alfred Lord (1809-1892) The Brook, Manuscript Illustrated by Alfred Laurens Brennan (1853-1921) [Brookline: Brennan, 1903]. Octavo-format manuscript on paper, with text written in an More ...

Tetens, Johann Nikolaus (1736-1807) Reisen in die Marschlander an der Nordsee zur Beobachtung des Deichbaus: in Briefen.

Tetens, Johann Nikolaus (1736-1807) Reisen in die Marschlander an der Nordsee zur Beobachtung des Deichbaus: in Briefen.

Lot:
478
Sold for:
$215$175

Tetens, Johann Nikolaus (1736-1807) Reisen in die Marschlander an der Nordsee zur Beobachtung des Deichbaus: in Briefen. Leipzig: Weidmann, 1788. First edition, rare, no copies in the auction More ...

The Book of Common Prayer; The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New  , Extra-illustrated.

The Book of Common Prayer; The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New , Extra-illustrated.

Lot:
479
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$5,228$4,250

The Book of Common Prayer; The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New, Extra-illustrated. London: by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1696; with engravings from More ...

The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts.

The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts.

Lot:
480
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$123$100

The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts. New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., 1978. Seven volumes in limp paper, illustrated, with sales results, 11 x 8 in. (7) More ...

The Illustrated London News  , 1865.

The Illustrated London News , 1865.

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481
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$123$100

The Illustrated London News, 1865. Two folio volumes, containing the issues for January through December 1865, illustrated with wood engravings throughout, some folding, bound in publisher's cloth More ...

The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth & Marvels  , Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, in a Vellucent Cedric Chivers Binding.

The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth & Marvels , Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, in a Vellucent Cedric Chivers Binding.

Lot:
482
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$738$600

The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth & Marvels, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, in a Vellucent Cedric Chivers Binding. London: Dent, 1907. Large quarto, illustrated with color plates tipped onto dark More ...

Thomas, Isaiah, Two 18th Century Imprints.

Thomas, Isaiah, Two 18th Century Imprints.

Lot:
483
Sold for:
$277$225

Thomas, Isaiah, Two 18th Century Imprints. Jonathan Edwards's A History of the Work of Redemption, Worcester: Isaiah Tomas & Leonard Worcester for Isaiah Thomas, 1792, octavo, bound in full More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods.

Lot:
484
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$2,460$2,000

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1864. First edition, 12mo, no edition statement on copyright page, list of ads at the end dated June 1864; bound in full More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings  , Manuscript Edition.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings , Manuscript Edition.

Lot:
485
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$6,765$5,500

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Writings, Manuscript Edition. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Twenty octavo volumes uniformly bound in half green morocco, gilt spines, with a More ...

Thucydides (c. 460 B.C.-c. 400 B.C.) trans. Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre.

Thucydides (c. 460 B.C.-c. 400 B.C.) trans. Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre.

Lot:
486
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Thucydides (c. 460 B.C.-c. 400 B.C.) trans. Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre. London: Seile, 1629. First edition of Hobbes' translation, his first book, and the More ...