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Auction 3176B

November 18, 2018 11:00AM

11-18-2018 11-18-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Bourke, John G. (1843-1896) The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona.

Bourke, John G. (1843-1896) The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona.

Lot:
90
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Bourke, John G. (1843-1896) The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona. New York: Scribner's, 1884. First edition, New York issue, illustrated, bound in publisher's pictorial green cloth, decased, More ...

Bourke-White, Margaret (1904-1971) Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints.

Bourke-White, Margaret (1904-1971) Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints.

Lot:
91
Sold for:
$369$300

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 More ...

Boys, John (1571-1625) An Exposition of the Dominical Epistles and Gospels, Used in our English Liturgie throughout the Whole Year, Thr

Boys, John (1571-1625) An Exposition of the Dominical Epistles and Gospels, Used in our English Liturgie throughout the Whole Year, Thr

Lot:
92
Sold for:
$123$100

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. More ...

Brasher, Rex (1869-1960) Birds and Trees of North America.

Brasher, Rex (1869-1960) Birds and Trees of North America.

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

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 More ...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Poems, a New Edition.

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Poems, a New Edition.

Lot:
94
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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 More ...

Bruce, Reverend William (fl. circa 1850) Marriage: its Origin, Uses, and Duties.

Bruce, Reverend William (fl. circa 1850) Marriage: its Origin, Uses, and Duties.

Lot:
95
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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, More ...

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce  , ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983).

Cain, James M. (1892-1977) Mildred Pierce , ex libris Film Director George Cukor (1899-1983).

Lot:
96
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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 More ...

California, Three 19th Century Titles.

California, Three 19th Century Titles.

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$615$500

California, Three 19th Century Titles. Including: C.W. Webber's The Hunter-Naturalist. Romance of Sporting; or, Wild Scenes and Wild Hunters, Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, & Co., 1852, second More ...

Carson, Rachel (1907-1964) Silent Spring  , First Edition.

Carson, Rachel (1907-1964) Silent Spring , First Edition.

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$246$200

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 More ...

Casas, Bartolome de las (1474-1566) An Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America.

Casas, Bartolome de las (1474-1566) An Account of the First Voyages and Discoveries Made by the Spaniards in America.

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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, More ...

Catalogue des Porcelaines Francaises de M.J. Pierpont Morgan.

Catalogue des Porcelaines Francaises de M.J. Pierpont Morgan.

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$554$450

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, More ...

Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains  , Volume Two.

Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains , Volume Two.

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$185$150

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 More ...

Cather, Willa (1873-1947) The Professor's House.

Cather, Willa (1873-1947) The Professor's House.

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$431$350

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 More ...

Catherwood, Frederick (1799-1854) [and] John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852) Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas, and Yuc

Catherwood, Frederick (1799-1854) [and] John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852) Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas, and Yuc

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

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, More ...

Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty.

Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty.

Lot:
104
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Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty. A Collection of small-format illustrated publisher's paper-wrapped volumes, including: Mrs. Sherwood's The Rose, an Allegory, New York: More ...

Children's Books, Five Titles.

Children's Books, Five Titles.

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$185$150

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 More ...

Chittenden, Hiram Martin (1858-1917) History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barg

Chittenden, Hiram Martin (1858-1917) History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River, Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barg

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$154$125

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 More ...

Clemens V, Pope, formerly Raimundus Bertrandi del Goth (c. 1264-1314) Constitutiones.

Clemens V, Pope, formerly Raimundus Bertrandi del Goth (c. 1264-1314) Constitutiones.

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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 More ...

Coal Mining, Bureau of Mines, Two Illustrated Binders Assembled by Robert L. Anderson, Mid-20th Century.

Coal Mining, Bureau of Mines, Two Illustrated Binders Assembled by Robert L. Anderson, Mid-20th Century.

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$492$400

Coal Mining, Bureau of Mines, Two Illustrated Binders Assembled by Robert L. Anderson, Mid-20th Century. Two three-ring binders containing typed text, brochures, illustrations clipped from More ...

Coke, Henry J. (1827-1916) A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California.

Coke, Henry J. (1827-1916) A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California.

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$185$150

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 More ...

Courtilz de Sandras, Gatien (1644-1712) The Political Testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert.

Courtilz de Sandras, Gatien (1644-1712) The Political Testament of M. Jean Baptist Colbert.

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$74$60

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 More ...

Craver, Margret (1907-2010) and C.C. Withers. Two Travel Photo Albums: England and Mexico.

Craver, Margret (1907-2010) and C.C. Withers. Two Travel Photo Albums: England and Mexico.

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$123$100

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 More ...

Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688) The True Intellectual System of the Universe.

Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688) The True Intellectual System of the Universe.

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$615$500

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 More ...

Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume Eight.

Curtis, Edward S. (1868-1952) The North American Indian, Volume Eight.

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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), More ...

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) illus. Salvador Dali (1904-1989) La Divine Comedie.

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) illus. Salvador Dali (1904-1989) La Divine Comedie.

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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 More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection , First American Edition.

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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, More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex , First American Edition.

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$738$600

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 More ...

Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Elements of Agricultural Chemistry.

Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Elements of Agricultural Chemistry.

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$62$50

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 More ...

Diehl, Charles (1859-1944) illus. Manuel Orazi (1860-1934) Theodora Imperatrice de Byzance.

Diehl, Charles (1859-1944) illus. Manuel Orazi (1860-1934) Theodora Imperatrice de Byzance.

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$861$700

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 More ...

Dodge, Mary Elizabeth Mapes (1831-1905) Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates. A Story of Life in Holland.

Dodge, Mary Elizabeth Mapes (1831-1905) Hans Brinker; or, the Silver Skates. A Story of Life in Holland.

Lot:
119
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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, More ...