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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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A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott v

A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott v

Lot:
126
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford. New York: Appleton, 1857. One of two More ...

Abolition of Slavery, Two Titles from the 1850s.

Abolition of Slavery, Two Titles from the 1850s.

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127
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$185$150

Abolition of Slavery, Two Titles from the 1850s. Autographs for Freedom, edited by Julia Griffiths, Auburn: Alden, Beardsley & Co.; and Rochester: Wanzer, Beardsley, & Co., second edition, octavo, a More ...

Adams, George (1750-1795) Geometrical and Graphical Essays   [and] Plates to the Geometrical and Graphical Essays.

Adams, George (1750-1795) Geometrical and Graphical Essays [and] Plates to the Geometrical and Graphical Essays.

Lot:
128
Sold for:
$400$325

Adams, George (1750-1795) Geometrical and Graphical Essays [and] Plates to the Geometrical and Graphical Essays. London: W. & S. Jones, 1813. Fourth edition, two octavo volumes, edited and expanded More ...

Advertising Ephemera, Approximately Twenty-three Items, Early 20th Century.

Advertising Ephemera, Approximately Twenty-three Items, Early 20th Century.

Lot:
129
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$277$225

Advertising Ephemera, Approximately Twenty-three Items, Early 20th Century. Color printed items including: children's chapbooks, brochures containing recipes and household hints, and other More ...

Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389-1450) Ajaib al-Maqdur fi Nawaib al-Taymur: The Wonders of Destiny of the Ravages of Timur, 1292 AH [1875 CE]

Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389-1450) Ajaib al-Maqdur fi Nawaib al-Taymur: The Wonders of Destiny of the Ravages of Timur, 1292 AH [1875 CE]

Lot:
130
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389-1450) Aja'ib al-Maqdur fi Nawa'ib al-Taymur: The Wonders of Destiny of the Ravages of Timur, 1292 AH [1875 CE]. Folio, manuscript on paper, single column, black and red ink, More ...

Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat.

Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat.

Lot:
131
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$677$550

Al-Murtada Muhammad (891?-922) Minhaj al Najat. 1195 AH [1781 CE]. Arabic manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 48 leaves, 22 lines per page, text written in nasta'liq script in black ink, More ...

Alchabitius [Al-Qabisi, Abu Al-Saqr Abd Al-Aziz Ibn Uthman Ibn Ali] (d. 967) Preclarum Summi in Astrorum Scientia Principis Alchabi

Alchabitius [Al-Qabisi, Abu Al-Saqr Abd Al-Aziz Ibn Uthman Ibn Ali] (d. 967) Preclarum Summi in Astrorum Scientia Principis Alchabi

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132
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$4,613$3,750

Alchabitius [Al-Qabisi, Abu Al-Saqr 'Abd Al-'Aziz Ibn 'Uthman Ibn 'Ali] (d. 967) Preclarum Summi in Astrorum Scientia Principis Alchabitii Opus ad Scrutanda Stellarum. Venice: Melchior Sessa & More ...

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Work: a Story of Experience  , with Clipped Signature.

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Work: a Story of Experience , with Clipped Signature.

Lot:
133
Sold for:
$492$400

Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888) Work: a Story of Experience, with Clipped Signature. Boston: Roberts, 1873. First edition, octavo, cut signature pasted inside the front board, the binding somewhat More ...

Ali ibn Hosein Ansari [aka Haji Zaynol Attar] (1303-1404) Ekhtiyarate Badi i, Badi al-Jamal.

Ali ibn Hosein Ansari [aka Haji Zaynol Attar] (1303-1404) Ekhtiyarate Badi i, Badi al-Jamal.

Lot:
134
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Ali ibn Hosein Ansari [aka Haji Zaynol Attar] (1303-1404) Ekhtiyarate Badi i, Badi al-Jamal. Folio format manuscript on paper in Persian, including treatises on plants, weights, and the treatment of More ...

Almanach des Gourmands, Troisieme Annee.

Almanach des Gourmands, Troisieme Annee.

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135
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$98$80

Almanach des Gourmands, Troisieme Annee. Paris: Maradan, 1805. 12mo, engraved frontispiece showing a "Seance d'un Jury de Gourmands degustateurs," half leather, marbled paper boards, a French More ...

American Census, Four Volumes, 19th Century.

American Census, Four Volumes, 19th Century.

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136
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$277$225

American Census, Four Volumes, 19th Century. Including: The Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1853; Population of the United States in 1860, Washington: More ...

Ames, William (1576-1633) De Conscientia, et eius Iure vel Casibus.

Ames, William (1576-1633) De Conscientia, et eius Iure vel Casibus.

Lot:
137
Sold for:
$123$100

Ames, William (1576-1633) De Conscientia, et eius Iure vel Casibus. Amsterdam: Boomiana, 1670. 12mo engraved title, contemporary parchment, toned, spine becoming detached, 5 x 3 in. More ...

Anderson, Nels (1889-1986) Hobo Culture, Two Titles.

Anderson, Nels (1889-1986) Hobo Culture, Two Titles.

Lot:
138
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$215$175

Anderson, Nels (1889-1986) Hobo Culture, Two Titles. The Hobo, the Sociology of the Homeless Man, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, [1923], octavo, full publisher's green cloth, very good; [and] More ...

Animal Rights, Anti-Vivisection Lot, Eight Titles.

Animal Rights, Anti-Vivisection Lot, Eight Titles.

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139
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$308$250

Animal Rights, Anti-Vivisection Lot, Eight Titles. Including: Henry S. Salt's Animals' Rights, New York: Macmillan, 1894 (two copies); Albert Leffingwell's An Ethical Problem, London: Bell & Sons, More ...

Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.

Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.

Lot:
140
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$984$800

Anson, George (1697-1762) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. London: John & Paul Knapton, 1749. Fifth edition, large quarto, illustrated with folding frontispiece map, More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary.

Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary.

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141
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$861$700

Arabic Manuscript on Paper with Persian Commentary. 935 AH [1529 CE]. Small format manuscript on paper, 18 leaves, 12 lines per page, title and facing leaf elaborately decorated in gold, blue, and More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Commentary on Porphyry.

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Commentary on Porphyry.

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142
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$492$400

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Commentary on Porphyry. Small octavo manuscript in black and red ink on paper, bound in limp leather, 6 3/4 x 4 in. More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Four Treatises, 960 AH [1553 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Four Treatises, 960 AH [1553 CE].

Lot:
143
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$492$400

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Four Treatises, 960 AH [1553 CE]. Including works on the art of debate and discussion, the last work in Persian; text written in different hands in black ink with More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Legal Treatises.

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Legal Treatises.

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144
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$492$400

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Legal Treatises. Octavo, a collection of works related to the law including instructions and sample documents concerning real estate transfers, power of attorney, More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Three Treatises, 960 AH [1553 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Three Treatises, 960 AH [1553 CE].

Lot:
145
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$369$300

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Three Treatises, 960 AH [1553 CE]. Octavo format, text in black ink with occasional red, diagrams, approximately 240 pages, including a commentary on Al-Hidayah, a More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper: Three Treatises Bound Together, 1078 AH [1668 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper: Three Treatises Bound Together, 1078 AH [1668 CE].

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146
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$369$300

Arabic Manuscript on Paper: Three Treatises Bound Together, 1078 AH [1668 CE]. Octavo format manuscript including a work by Seyyed Nematollah Jazayeri (1640-1700); manuscript in black and red, bound More ...

Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God.

Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God.

Lot:
147
Sold for:
$800$650

Arabic Manuscript, Debate on the Existence of God. 1233 AH [1818 CE]. Octavo format Arabic manuscript on paper in black ink, in an elegant and delicate nasta'liq script with artful diagonal marginal More ...

Arabic Manuscript, Shia Prayerbook.

Arabic Manuscript, Shia Prayerbook.

Lot:
148
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Arabic Manuscript, Shia Prayerbook. 1159 AH [1746 CE]. Small format Arabic manuscript in a minute naskh script, in black ink, 78 leaves, 20 lines per page, title page with decorative gilt cartouche More ...

Arkham House Imprints, Mid-20th Century, Thirty Titles.

Arkham House Imprints, Mid-20th Century, Thirty Titles.

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149
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$2,952$2,400

Arkham House Imprints, Mid-20th Century, Thirty Titles. Including: Asquith's This Mortal Coil; Blackwood's The Doll; Bishop's The Curse of Yig; Bloch's The Opener of the Way; Bloch's Pleasant More ...

Arp, Jean (1886-1966) Vers le Blanc Infini  , Signed Copy.

Arp, Jean (1886-1966) Vers le Blanc Infini , Signed Copy.

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150
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$1,046$850

Arp, Jean (1886-1966) Vers le Blanc Infini, Signed Copy. Paris & Lausanne: La Rose des Vents, 1960. First, limited edition, copy number 342 of 499 copies signed by Arp, illustrated with eight More ...

Atget, Eugène (1857-1927) Atget Photographe de Paris.

Atget, Eugène (1857-1927) Atget Photographe de Paris.

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151
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$400$325

Atget, Eugène (1857-1927) Atget Photographe de Paris. New York: Weyhe, [Printed in France, 1930]. Quarto, preface by Pierre Mac Orlan, illustrated with ninety-six sepia collotype reproductions of More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.

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152
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$31,980$26,000

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. New York: by J.J. Audubon [and] Philadelphia: by J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. More ...

Augustinus, Aurelius (354-430) I) Sermones ad heremitas; II) Sermones de verbis Domini; III) Sermones de verbis apostoli; IV) Sermones

Augustinus, Aurelius (354-430) I) Sermones ad heremitas; II) Sermones de verbis Domini; III) Sermones de verbis apostoli; IV) Sermones

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153
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Augustinus, Aurelius (354-430) I) Sermones ad heremitas; II) Sermones de verbis Domini; III) Sermones de verbis apostoli; IV) Sermones in epistolam Johannis; V) Quinquaginta; VI) Sermones de More ...

Aurelius Prudentius Clemens (348-c. 413) Opera.

Aurelius Prudentius Clemens (348-c. 413) Opera.

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154
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$338$275

Aurelius Prudentius Clemens (348-c. 413) Opera. Amsterdam: Caesius, 1625. 24mo, engraved title, pages ruled in red throughout, bound in full contemporary russet morocco, tooled in gilt, a.e.g., an More ...

Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626) Of the Advancement and Proficience of Learning.

Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626) Of the Advancement and Proficience of Learning.

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155
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$677$550

Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626) Of the Advancement and Proficience of Learning. Oxford: Lichfield, 1640. Folio, lacking the engraved frontispiece portrait of Bacon, engraved title present, in More ...