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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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Tomai, Tomaso (fl. circa 1580) Idea del Giardino del Mondo.

Tomai, Tomaso (fl. circa 1580) Idea del Giardino del Mondo.

Lot:
487
Sold for:
$98$80

Tomai, Tomaso (fl. circa 1580) Idea del Giardino del Mondo. Venice: Lovisa, [no date, c. 1660]. 12mo, likely a pirated edition, bound in full parchment, 5 1/8 x 3 in. More ...

Torpedo Warfare, 1870s, Five Pamphlets.

Torpedo Warfare, 1870s, Five Pamphlets.

Lot:
488
Sold for:
$123$100

Torpedo Warfare, 1870s, Five Pamphlets. Including: Lehnert's Notes on Movable Torpedoes, [no place]: U.S. Navy, 1873; Barber's Lecture on the Whitehead Torpedo, [no place]: U.S. Navy, 1873; More ...

Transistors, Nobel Prize: The Physical Review, Volume 74, Second Series, Number 2, with Signatures of Walter Brattain (1902-1987), Will

Transistors, Nobel Prize: The Physical Review, Volume 74, Second Series, Number 2, with Signatures of Walter Brattain (1902-1987), Will

Lot:
489
Sold for:
$338$275

Transistors, Nobel Prize: The Physical Review, Volume 74, Second Series, Number 2, with Signatures of Walter Brattain (1902-1987), William Shockley (1910-1989), and John Bardeen (1908-1991). More ...

Travel Ephemera, New England, Far West, Worlds Fairs, and International, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Approximately Twenty-nine I

Travel Ephemera, New England, Far West, Worlds Fairs, and International, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Approximately Twenty-nine I

Lot:
490
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Travel Ephemera, New England, Far West, World's Fairs, and International, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Approximately Twenty-nine Items, including: A Map of the White Mountains, 1853, in More ...

Trusler, John (1735-1820) The Works of William Hogarth; Containing One Hundred and Fifty-nine Engravings, by Mr. Cooke and Mr. Davenpor

Trusler, John (1735-1820) The Works of William Hogarth; Containing One Hundred and Fifty-nine Engravings, by Mr. Cooke and Mr. Davenpor

Lot:
491
Sold for:
$338$275

Trusler, John (1735-1820) The Works of William Hogarth; Containing One Hundred and Fifty-nine Engravings, by Mr. Cooke and Mr. Davenport. London: for Sharpe, 1821. Two large folio volumes bound in More ...

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Life on the Mississippi.

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Life on the Mississippi.

Lot:
492
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Twain, Mark (1835-1910) Life on the Mississippi. Boston: Osgood & Co., 1883. First edition, octavo, illustrated, bound in full publisher's dark brown cloth, stamped in black and gilt, binding More ...

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Topsy Turvy.

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Topsy Turvy.

Lot:
493
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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 More ...

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas.

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas.

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494
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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 More ...

Vico, Enea (1523-1567) Augustarum Imagines Aereis Formis Expressae.

Vico, Enea (1523-1567) Augustarum Imagines Aereis Formis Expressae.

Lot:
495
Sold for:
$277$225

Vico, Enea (1523-1567) Augustarum Imagines Aereis Formis Expressae. Paris: Macaeus Ruette [colophon: Fleury Bourriquant], 1619. Quarto, illustrated with engraved title and sixty-three engravings, More ...

von Wright, Magnus (1805-1868); Wilhelm von Wright (1810-1887); and Ferdinand von Wright (1822-1906) Svenska Faglar.

von Wright, Magnus (1805-1868); Wilhelm von Wright (1810-1887); and Ferdinand von Wright (1822-1906) Svenska Faglar.

Lot:
496
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von Wright, Magnus (1805-1868); Wilhelm von Wright (1810-1887); and Ferdinand von Wright (1822-1906) Svenska Faglar. Stockholm: Forlaget Svenska Faglar, [1927-1929]. Limited edition, copy number More ...

Warhol, Andy (1928-1987) POPism, the Warhol 60s  , Signed Copy.

Warhol, Andy (1928-1987) POPism, the Warhol 60s , Signed Copy.

Lot:
497
Sold for:
$400$325

Warhol, Andy (1928-1987) POPism, the Warhol 60s, Signed Copy. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1980]. Octavo, in publisher's black cloth and dust jacket, signed by Warhol on dust jacket and More ...

Watson, James D. (b. 1928) The Double Helix  , First Edition, Signed Presentation Copy.

Watson, James D. (b. 1928) The Double Helix , First Edition, Signed Presentation Copy.

Lot:
498
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Watson, James D. (b. 1928) The Double Helix, First Edition, Signed Presentation Copy. New York: Atheneum, 1968. Stated first edition, octavo, in the original publisher's blue cloth and very good More ...

Weber, Max (1864-1920) Three Titles in Five Volumes.

Weber, Max (1864-1920) Three Titles in Five Volumes.

Lot:
499
Sold for:
$123$100

Weber, Max (1864-1920) Three Titles in Five Volumes. Including: Gesammelte Aufsatze zur Religionssoziologie, Tubingen: Mohr, 1920, in three octavo volumes; Marianne Weber's Max Weber ein Lebensbild, More ...

Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946) The Door in the Wall,   Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966)

Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946) The Door in the Wall, Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966)

Lot:
500
Sold for:
$738$600

Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946) The Door in the Wall, Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966) York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911 [Typeset by Bertha Goudy (1869-1935) in New York and More ...

Wenceslaus de Panzera (fl. circa 1782) Dissertatio Inaguralis Juridica.

Wenceslaus de Panzera (fl. circa 1782) Dissertatio Inaguralis Juridica.

Lot:
501
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Wenceslaus de Panzera (fl. circa 1782) Dissertatio Inaguralis Juridica. Innsbruck: Trattner, [c. 1782]. Octavo, unrecorded work of an unrecorded author, a dissertation on the Peace of Westphalia, More ...

White, E.B. (1899-1985) Stuart Little.

White, E.B. (1899-1985) Stuart Little.

Lot:
502
Sold for:
$154$125

White, E.B. (1899-1985) Stuart Little. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1945. First edition, with the code I-U on copyright page, bound in publisher's cloth with the original dust jacket, 8 x 5 More ...

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Two Related Titles and Three Photographs of William Ingram.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Two Related Titles and Three Photographs of William Ingram.

Lot:
502A
Sold for:
$154$125

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Two Related Titles and Three Photographs of William Ingram. Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman, May 31, 1889, Notes, Addresses, Letters, Telegrams, edited by Horace L. More ...

Wiggin, Kate Douglas (1856-1923) The Birds' Christmas Carol  , Signed Presentation Copy.

Wiggin, Kate Douglas (1856-1923) The Birds' Christmas Carol , Signed Presentation Copy.

Lot:
503
Sold for:
$800$650

Wiggin, Kate Douglas (1856-1923) The Birds' Christmas Carol, Signed Presentation Copy. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, [1888]. Small octavo, illustrated, with a quote from the book and More ...

Wilder, Thornton (1897-1975) Our Town  , Signed by the Original Cast.

Wilder, Thornton (1897-1975) Our Town , Signed by the Original Cast.

Lot:
504
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Wilder, Thornton (1897-1975) Our Town, Signed by the Original Cast. New York: Coward McCann, Inc., 1938. Octavo, signed by all members of the cast and crew from star Frank Craven down to George the More ...

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Western America, including California and Oregon, with Maps of those Regions, and of the Sacramento Valley.

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Western America, including California and Oregon, with Maps of those Regions, and of the Sacramento Valley.

Lot:
505
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Wilkes, Charles (1798-1877) Western America, including California and Oregon, with Maps of those Regions, and of the Sacramento Valley. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1849. First edition, octavo, More ...

Williams, Samuel (1743-1817) A History of the American Revolution: Intended as a Reading-Book for Schools.

Williams, Samuel (1743-1817) A History of the American Revolution: Intended as a Reading-Book for Schools.

Lot:
506
Sold for:
$431$350

Williams, Samuel (1743-1817) A History of the American Revolution: Intended as a Reading-Book for Schools. New Haven: W. Storer, Jun., 1824. First edition, 12mo, illustrated with six woodcuts (five More ...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature.

Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature.

Lot:
507
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Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. London: Virtue, 1840. First edition, two large quarto volumes, illustrated by More ...

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology  , an Incomplete Set.

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology , an Incomplete Set.

Lot:
508
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology, an Incomplete Set. Philadelphia: Bradford & Inskeep, 1810-1812. Folio, volumes II-V only of IX; illustrated throughout with plates X-XLV; bound in More ...

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology; or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States: Illustrated with Plates.

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology; or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States: Illustrated with Plates.

Lot:
509
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology; or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States: Illustrated with Plates. Philadelphia: Bradford & Inskeep, 1808-1814. First edition, More ...

Woolf, Virginia (1882-1941) The Voyage Out.

Woolf, Virginia (1882-1941) The Voyage Out.

Lot:
510
Sold for:
$738$600

Woolf, Virginia (1882-1941) The Voyage Out. London: Duckworth & Co., 1915. First edition of Woolf's first book, octavo, in publisher's green cloth, somewhat rubbed, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. More ...

Zola, Emile (1840-1902) La Terre, Trente Eaux-Fortes Originale de Carlo Farneti.

Zola, Emile (1840-1902) La Terre, Trente Eaux-Fortes Originale de Carlo Farneti.

Lot:
511
Sold for:
$154$125

Zola, Emile (1840-1902) La Terre, Trente Eaux-Fortes Originale de Carlo Farneti. Paris: Javal et Bourdeaux, 1928. Large quarto, limited edition, one of sixty, each plate in two states, publisher's More ...

Antiphonal Manuscript Leaves on Parchment, Five.

Antiphonal Manuscript Leaves on Parchment, Five.

Lot:
512
Sold for:
$246$200

Antiphonal Manuscript Leaves on Parchment, Five. Musical staves and lyrics on parchment in brown, black, blue, and red ink, all taken from large-format books, unframed, sizes vary. (5) More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Magpie  , Plate CCCLVII.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Magpie , Plate CCCLVII.

Lot:
513
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) American Magpie, Plate CCCLVII. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on double-elephant folio J. More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Annulated Marmot Squirrel and Says Least Shrew.   Plates, LXXIX and LXXX.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Annulated Marmot Squirrel and Says Least Shrew. Plates, LXXIX and LXXX.

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514
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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Annulated Marmot Squirrel and Says Least Shrew. Plates, LXXIX and LXXX. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1845. Two More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black and White Creeper  , Plate 90.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black and White Creeper , Plate 90.

Lot:
515
Sold for:
$492$400

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Black and White Creeper, Plate 90. [from] The Birds of America. London: Havell, 1827-1838. Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching on double-elephant folio More ...