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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Excursions.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Excursions.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1190C
Sold for:
$431$350

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Excursions. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1863. First edition, octavo, engraved portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, bound in publisher's full greenish blue zigzag More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Letters.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Letters.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1190D
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Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Letters. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. First edition, octavo, spotting, stains, and toning throughout, ex library the Alva Gage Guild Library from the 19th More ...

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

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

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1190E
Sold for:
$369$300

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, octavo, some tears to advertisement leaf facing title, no edition statement on copyright page, no More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1190F
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. First edition, octavo, publisher's blind stamped brown cloth, eight numbered pages of publisher's More ...

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1192
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Twain, Mark (1835-1910) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Hartford, CT: The American Publishing Co., 1876. First edition, octavo, illustrated with wood-engraved frontispiece and numerous illustrations More ...

Vandewater, Robert J. (fl. circa 1830) The Tourist, or Pocket Manual for Travellers on the Hudson River, the Western Canal, and Stage R

Vandewater, Robert J. (fl. circa 1830) The Tourist, or Pocket Manual for Travellers on the Hudson River, the Western Canal, and Stage R

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1194
Sold for:
$400$325

Vandewater, Robert J. (fl. circa 1830) The Tourist, or Pocket Manual for Travellers on the Hudson River, the Western Canal, and Stage Road; Comprising also the Routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and More ...

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) From the Earth to the Moon.

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) From the Earth to the Moon.

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1195
Sold for:
$923$750

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) From the Earth to the Moon. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1874. First fully illustrated American edition, (the true first edition was published in Newark in 1869 and More ...

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Expl

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Expl

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1199
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$62$50

Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth made Easy: or, the First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Explain'd by the Use of Globes and Maps. London: for T. Longman, et More ...

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Song of the Open Road,   Illustrated and Signed by Aaron Siskind.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Song of the Open Road, Illustrated and Signed by Aaron Siskind.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1201
Sold for:
$246$200

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892) Song of the Open Road, Illustrated and Signed by Aaron Siskind. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1990. Large square folio, copy number five of 550 printed by Heritage More ...

Yachting and Marine Books, Eight Titles.

Yachting and Marine Books, Eight Titles.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1206
Sold for:
$861$700

Yachting and Marine Books, Eight Titles. Including: Instantaneous Marine Views Taken by David Mason, an oblong octavo album of approximately sixty-four dry plate photographs taken along the New More ...

Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939) Illus. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957) The Celtic Twilight. Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries.

Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939) Illus. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957) The Celtic Twilight. Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries.

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1215
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$584$475

Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939) Illus. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957) The Celtic Twilight. Men and Women, Dhouls and Faeries. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1893. First edition, octavo, frontispiece by More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brewer's Shrew Mole  , Two Copies, Folio and Octavo.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brewer's Shrew Mole , Two Copies, Folio and Octavo.

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1221
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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Brewer's Shrew Mole, Two Copies, Folio and Octavo. Two framed examples of chromolithographs of the same subject, one from the folio edition, the other from an octavo More ...

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Econom

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Econom

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1264
Sold for:
$197$160

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Economic Conditions. Giza: Survey of Egypt, Egyptian Government, More ...

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings

Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1094
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Extensive Group of Decorative Leather Bindings, twelve boxes total. More ...

Barrie, J.M. (1860-1937) Peter and Wendy.

Barrie, J.M. (1860-1937) Peter and Wendy.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$492$400

Barrie, J.M. (1860-1937) Peter and Wendy. New York: Scribner's, 1911. Octavo, with Scribner's seal on copyright page, illustrated by F.D. Bedford, bound in publisher's green cloth, pictorially More ...

Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928) Jude the Obscure.

Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928) Jude the Obscure.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1088
Sold for:
$12$10

Hardy, Thomas (1840-1928) Jude the Obscure. [London: Osgood, McIlvaine, and Co., 1896.] Octavo, Volume VIII of the Wessex Novels, bound in publisher's green ribbed cloth, gold stamping to front More ...

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking  , Presentation Copy.

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking , Presentation Copy.

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1476
Sold for:
$25$20

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking, Presentation Copy. New York: Macmillan Company, 1914. Octavo, title and copyright both dated 1914, with "Set up and electrotyped. Published More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan  , by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan , by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
69
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Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan, by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE]. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, approximately nineteen lines per page, text in black ink with More ...

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing.

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, seventeen lines per page, text in black ink with marks in red, limp tan goatskin More ...

Beauvoisins, Joseph-Eugene (fl. circa 1800) Notice sur la Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, son Harem, la Famille du Sang Imperial, s

Beauvoisins, Joseph-Eugene (fl. circa 1800) Notice sur la Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, son Harem, la Famille du Sang Imperial, s

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3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
81
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Beauvoisins, Joseph-Eugene (fl. circa 1800) Notice sur la Cour du Grand-Seigneur, son Serail, son Harem, la Famille du Sang Imperial, sa Maison Militaire, etc. Paris: Chez Gabriel Waree, 1809. More ...

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$369$300

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament. [Geneva]: Par Francois Perrin, pour Antoine Vincent, 1567. Octavo, illustrated with text More ...

Blake, William (1757-1827) Songs of Innocence

Blake, William (1757-1827) Songs of Innocence

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
85
Sold for:
$800$650

Blake, William (1757-1827) Songs of Innocence, in an Exhibition Binding by A. Genova of Venice. London: Ernest Benn, Bouverie House, 1926. Small folio facsimile of the British Museum copy printed in More ...

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake. Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell, 1868. First edition, large folding More ...

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

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

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3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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).

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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 ...

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

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

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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 ...

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.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
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 ...