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Bonnard, Pierre (1867-1947) Autograph Note Signed, undated.

Bonnard, Pierre (1867-1947) Autograph Note Signed, undated.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$738$600

Bonnard, Pierre (1867-1947) Autograph Note Signed, undated. Single page, perforated and torn all around. To Paul Gallimard (1850-1929) asking that he loan two Lautrecs from his office to Bonnard More ...

Burton, Richard F. (1821-1890) Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

Burton, Richard F. (1821-1890) Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$2,880$2,400

Burton, Richard F. (1821-1890) Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1855. First edition, three octavo volumes, illustrated with More ...

Maclaurin, Colin (1698-1746) An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries

Maclaurin, Colin (1698-1746) An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$480$400

Maclaurin, Colin (1698-1746) An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries. London: for the Author's Children by Millar, Nourse, et al., 1748. First edition, large quarto, with six More ...

Osborn, Reverend Henry S. (1814-1895) Palestine, Past and Present

Osborn, Reverend Henry S. (1814-1895) Palestine, Past and Present

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
229
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Osborn, Reverend Henry S. (1814-1895) Palestine, Past and Present. Philadelphia: Challen & Son, 1859. Octavo, illustrated with the portrait frontispiece, the full-page steel engraving of Tyre, More ...

Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy, Four Volumes, 1650-1803.

Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy, Four Volumes, 1650-1803.

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$960$800

Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy, Four Volumes, 1650-1803. Rene Descartes's (1596-1650) Principia Philosopiae [and] Specimina Philosophiae: seu Dissertatio de Methodo, Amsterdam: Elzevir, 1650, More ...

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore

Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore

Auction:
2687B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 17, 2013
Lot:
434
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Gualdo Priorato, Conte Galeazzo (1606-1678) Historia Ferinando Terzo Imperatore. Vienna: Cosmerovio, 1672. Folio, engraved title; typographical title page printed in red and black (with engraved More ...

German Kriegsmarine Sword

German Kriegsmarine Sword

Auction:
2684M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 02, 2013
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$338$275

German Kriegsmarine Sword, c. early to mid-20th century, gilded hilt with crown over an anchor, which folds up, right side folds down to lock onto scabbard, marked Kurtrius, lion head has one red, More ...

Ivory Avalokitesvara with Thousand Arms

Ivory Avalokitesvara with Thousand Arms

Auction:
2678B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 12, 2013
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$3,600$3,000

Ivory Avalokitesvara with Thousand Arms, China, 20th century, standing on a rectangular two-tier podium decorated with a dragon head on each of the four corners, with downcast eyes and hands folded More ...

Ivory Doctor's Model

Ivory Doctor's Model

Auction:
2678B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Oct 12, 2013
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$400$325

Ivory Doctor's Model, China, 20th century, reclined on a wood stand, with one arm folded under her head and the other right below her bosom, the hair with incised details, the ivory is a creamy More ...

Group of Needlework and Household Accessories

Group of Needlework and Household Accessories

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$360$300

Group of Needlework and Household Accessories, 18th and 19th century, six folding or roll-up type needlework accessory/pincushion cases, four with leather exterior, two with wool and silk fabrics; a More ...

Blue-painted Pine and Maple Folding Rope Bed

Blue-painted Pine and Maple Folding Rope Bed

Auction:
2669M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2013
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$600$500

Blue-painted Pine and Maple Folding Rope Bed, probably New England, early 19th century, the vase- and ring-turned head-posts with urn finials joined by an arched headboard on folding rails, original More ...

Aretino, Leonardo (c. 1370-1444) Libro della Prima Guerra delli Carthaginesi

Aretino, Leonardo (c. 1370-1444) Libro della Prima Guerra delli Carthaginesi

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$615$500

Aretino, Leonardo (c. 1370-1444) Libro della Prima Guerra delli Carthaginesi. [Florence: Heirs of Philip Giunta, 1526]. [bound with] Aretino's Libro de la Guerra de Ghotti, [Venice: per Nicolo More ...

Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713)   Memoires pour Servir a L'Histoire de la Maison de Brandebourg

Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713) Memoires pour Servir a L'Histoire de la Maison de Brandebourg

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$330$275

Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713) Memoires pour Servir a L'Histoire de la Maison de Brandebourg. Berlin and The Hague: Neaulme, 1751. Octavo, title page printed in red and black, engraved vignette More ...

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679)   Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$2,640$2,200

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil. London: Printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. Small folio, head edition, with later issue More ...

The Pirates Own Book, or Authentic Narratives of the Lives, Exploits, and   Executions of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers

The Pirates Own Book, or Authentic Narratives of the Lives, Exploits, and Executions of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
330
Sold for:
$154$125

The Pirates Own Book, or Authentic Narratives of the Lives, Exploits, and Executions of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers. Portland: Sanborn & Carter, 1844. Octavo, illustrated with many wood More ...

After Peter Tereszczuk (Austrian, 1875-1963)       Art Deco Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Girl

After Peter Tereszczuk (Austrian, 1875-1963) Art Deco Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Girl

Auction:
2645B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 06, 2013
Lot:
572
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

After Peter Tereszczuk (Austrian, 1875-1963) Art Deco Bronze and Ivory Figure of a Girl, cast raising the folds of her gilt-bronze skirt, with ivory face and neck, raised on a gilt-bronze More ...

Pawnee-style Bear Claw Necklace

Pawnee-style Bear Claw Necklace

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$57,000$47,500

Pawnee-style Bear Claw Necklace, assembled by Milford Chandler (1889-1981), constructed with an otter skin painted red beadson the hide side, the head with a black and white beaded strip on red More ...

Miniature Ivory Netsuke

Miniature Ivory Netsuke

Auction:
2632M
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Jan 31, 2013
Lot:
515
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Miniature Ivory Netsuke, Japan, 18th/19th century, of a man sitting on the ground, with the head of a fish, holding a folding fan, his robe incised with floral patterns, his face covered with More ...

Richard DeVore (1933-2006) Vessel

Richard DeVore (1933-2006) Vessel

Auction:
2626B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 15, 2012
Lot:
558
Sold for:
$2,520$2,100

Richard DeVore (1933-2006) Vessel Pottery United States Green rim on gray-green crackle glaze with pinched band, the interior with a fold at base, unmarked, ht. 5 3/8, dia. 9 in. Note: More ...

Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703) Manuscript Receipt Signed, 20 May 1669.

Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703) Manuscript Receipt Signed, 20 May 1669.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Pepys, Samuel (1633-1703) Manuscript Receipt Signed, 20 May 1669. Single sheet, on paper, also signed by John Minnes and T. Middleton concerning the sale of rags, provisions, and "old lead"; More ...

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) An Easy Introduction to Astronomy.

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) An Easy Introduction to Astronomy.

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$60$50

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) An Easy Introduction to Astronomy. Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1819 12mo, with seven folding plates and final blank, bound in full contemporary sheepskin, losses at More ...

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679)   Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
339
Unsold
 

Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) Leviathan or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil. London: Printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. Small folio, head edition, with later issue More ...

Josephus (37-c. 100) The Whole Genuine and Complete Works

Josephus (37-c. 100) The Whole Genuine and Complete Works

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
354
Sold for:
$780$650

Josephus (37-c. 100) The Whole Genuine and Complete Works. New York: Durell, 1792. Folio, frontispiece torn with loss; illustrated throughout with full-page plates, and one folding map, in full More ...

The Ohio Railroad Guide

The Ohio Railroad Guide

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$330$275

The Ohio Railroad Guide. Columbus: Ohio State Journal Company, 1854. Half title, folding frontis, engraved title, all plates called for on the list of illustrations and five others not listed, More ...

Adams, George  (1709-1772) Micrographia Illustrata

Adams, George (1709-1772) Micrographia Illustrata

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
519
Sold for:
$1,800$1,500

Adams, George (1709-1772) Micrographia Illustrata. London: for the Author, 1771. Large octavo, fourth edition, seventy-four plates, many folding, one bound as the frontispiece, untrimmed More ...

Grew, Nehemiah (1641-1712) The Anatomy of Plants

Grew, Nehemiah (1641-1712) The Anatomy of Plants

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
567
Sold for:
$960$800

Grew, Nehemiah (1641-1712) The Anatomy of Plants. London: Rawlins, 1682. First edition, folio, illustrated with eighty-three full-page engravings (some folding), water stains at head affecting More ...

Martin, Benjamin (1704-1782) Philosophia Britannica

Martin, Benjamin (1704-1782) Philosophia Britannica

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
591
Sold for:
$600$500

Martin, Benjamin (1704-1782) Philosophia Britannica. London: Cooper, et al., 1759. Octavo in three volumes, second edition, title pages printed in red and black, illustrated throughout with More ...

Reaumur, Rene Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757)

Reaumur, Rene Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757)

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
609
Sold for:
$615$500

Reaumur, Rene Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757) L'Art de Convertir le Fer Forge en Acier. Paris: Brunet, 1722. First edition, quarto, illustrated with seventeen folding engraved plates, ex libris More ...

Trembley, Abraham (1710-1784)

Trembley, Abraham (1710-1784)

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
621
Sold for:
$510$425

Trembley, Abraham (1710-1784) Memoires pour Servir a L'Histoire d'un Genre de Polypes d'Eau Douce. Leiden: Jean & Herman Verbeek, 1744. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with thirteen More ...

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
683
Unsold
 

Georges Bank, Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) Chart of Georges Shoal & Bank. New York: Stiles, Sherman & Smith, 1837. Large folding map printed on sixteen separate squares of paper, mounted together on More ...