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Raleigh, Sir Walter (1552?-1618)

Raleigh, Sir Walter (1552?-1618)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

Raleigh, Sir Walter (1552?-1618), The Historie of the World, London, 1628, with six double-page engraved maps and two double-page battle plans, engraved frontispiece, mottled calf, folio, More ...

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832), Two titles

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832), Two titles

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
468
Sold for:
$118$100

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832), Two titles, The Lady of the Lake; a Poem, Edinburgh: John Ballantyne, 1810, first edition, half calf, with portrait frontispiece, (some offset, binding flaking and More ...

(Signboards), Larwood, Jacob and John Camden Hotten

(Signboards), Larwood, Jacob and John Camden Hotten

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
475
Sold for:
$47$40

(Signboards), Larwood, Jacob and John Camden Hotten, The History of Signboards, London: John Hotten, 1866, third edition, original gilt pictorial cloth, with hand-colored frontispiece, 8vo, (spine More ...

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912)

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
491
Sold for:
$29$25

Stoker, Bram (1847-1912), Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving, New York, The Macmillan Company, 1906, in two volumes, with two frontispiece plates (one colored), red pictorial cloth, 8vo, (minor More ...

Surtees, Robert (1803-1864)

Surtees, Robert (1803-1864)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
494
Sold for:
$411$350

Surtees, Robert (1803-1864), Five sporting novels, Sponge's Sporting Tour, Handley Cross, Ask Mamma, Plain or Ringlets, and Romford Hounds, London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853-65, gilt-tooled More ...

(West Indies)

(West Indies)

Auction:
2341
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 19, 2006
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

(West Indies), Jefferys, Thomas, A Description of the Spanish Islands and Settlements on the Coast of the West Indies, compiled from authentic Memoirs, London: Thomas Jefferys, 1762, first edition, More ...

Lowell, Percival

Lowell, Percival

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
235
Sold for:
$118$100

Lowell, Percival, Mars as the Abode of Life, New York: Macmillan, 1908; frontispiece and eight plates, one colored, including Mars, Spectrogram of the Moon, and the Lowell Observatory, numerous More ...

Barnard, Edward Emerson

Barnard, Edward Emerson

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Barnard, Edward Emerson, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, Parts I & II, Carnegie Institute of Washington: 1927, 247 of 700, 4to; Vol. 1, Photographs and Descriptions, More ...

Approximately Thirty-three Miscellaneous Accessories

Approximately Thirty-three Miscellaneous Accessories

Auction:
2312
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 16, 2006
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$588$500

Approximately Thirty-three Miscellaneous Accessories, including three sterling lorgnettes, a belt with large sterling frontispiece, oval 'Norfolk' locket with enamel flags, oval miniature portrait More ...

Parker, Ann and Avon Neal   A Portfolio of Rubbings from Early American Stone Sculpture Found in the Burying   Grounds of New England.

Parker, Ann and Avon Neal A Portfolio of Rubbings from Early American Stone Sculpture Found in the Burying Grounds of New England.

Auction:
2308
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 19, 2006
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$3,000$3,000

Parker, Ann and Avon Neal A Portfolio of Rubbings from Early American Stone Sculpture Found in the Burying Grounds of New England. Woodstock, Vermont: Elm Tree Press, 1964. Number 32 of 50 More ...

Henry Schreiner Stellwagen (American, d. 1866)    Album Frontispiece.

Henry Schreiner Stellwagen (American, d. 1866) Album Frontispiece.

Auction:
2297
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 06, 2005
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$2,820$2,400

Henry Schreiner Stellwagen (American, d. 1866) Album Frontispiece. Signed in center "HS Stellwagen/USN/1833." Watercolor and ink on paper, laid down on cardboard, with eagle in sunburst surrounded More ...

Adams, George

Adams, George

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
666
Sold for:
$764$650

Adams, George, Geometrical and Graphical Essays, Containing a General Description of the Mathematical Instruments Used in Geometry, Civil and Military Surveying, Levelling and Perpective; with Many More ...

Adams, George

Adams, George

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
667
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Adams, George, Lectures on Natural Philosophy, Considered in it's Present State of Improvement. Describing, in a Familiar and Easy Manner, the Principal Phenomena of Nature; and Shewing, that they More ...

(California)

(California)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
203
Unsold
 

(California), Menefee, C.A., Historical and Descriptive Sketch Book of Napa, Sonoma, Lake and Mendocino, Napa City, 1873, green pebbled cloth, lithograph frontispiece and portrait, 8vo, (good). More ...

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$1,116$950

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835-1910), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885, first American edition, with four of five early issue points, and heliotype frontispiece More ...

(Decorative Bindings)

(Decorative Bindings)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
226
Unsold
 

(Decorative Bindings), The Odes and Epodes of Horace, Boston: Printed for the Bibliophile Society, 1901-04, seven volumes in ten, full crushed brown morocco with green leather onlays and gilt More ...

(Derrydale Press, New York)

(Derrydale Press, New York)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$294$250

(Derrydale Press, New York), Clark, Roland, Roland Clark's Etchings, 1938, numbered 350 of 800, frontispiece with original etching signed in pencil, half cloth, folio, (minor bumping, toning, and More ...

(French Legion of Honor)

(French Legion of Honor)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$206$175

(French Legion of Honor), Renault, Jules, La Legion D'Honneur, Paris: 1930, numbered 18 of 100 on Madagascar, with signed portrait photo to frontispiece, full burgundy morocco mounted with medal, More ...

Graham, John Andrew (1764-1841)

Graham, John Andrew (1764-1841)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$176$150

Graham, John Andrew (1764-1841), A Descriptive Sketch of the Present State of Vermont, London: Henry Fry, 1797, first edition, full calf, with Bewick head and tail pieces and portrait frontispiece, More ...

(Revolutionary War)

(Revolutionary War)

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$1,058$900

(Revolutionary War), D'Estaing, Charles Henri le Comte, Extrait du Journal d'un Officier de la Marine, [Paris], 1782, with portrait frontispiece, tree calf, 8vo, (minor defects). Note: The author More ...

Grabe, John Ernest

Grabe, John Ernest

Auction:
2294
Auction:
Discovery - May 26, 2005
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$264$225

Grabe, John Ernest, Septuaginta Interpretum, Oxford, in three parts, bound together, 1707, 1719, 1709, respectively, calf, with engraved frontispiece and titles, folio, (chips to calf, minor bumping More ...

Gray, Thomas (1716-1771)

Gray, Thomas (1716-1771)

Auction:
2294
Auction:
Discovery - May 26, 2005
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$35$30

Gray, Thomas (1716-1771), The Poems of Mr. Gray. To Which are Prefixed Memoirs of His Life and Writings by W. Mason, M.A., London: H. Hugh, 1775, second edition, with engraved portrait frontispiece. More ...

Five Children's Books

Five Children's Books

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$235$200

Five Children's Books, early to mid-19th century, four with hand-coloring including The Old Woman and Her Three Sons, J. Harris, London, 1815, hand-coloring throughout; Beauty and the Beast, T. More ...

The Theory and Practice of Surveying

The Theory and Practice of Surveying

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1400
Sold for:
$118$100

The Theory and Practice of Surveying, Robert Gibson, 1821, Newly Arranged, Improved, and Enlarged, with Useful Selections, and a New Set of Accurate Mathematical Tables by James Ryan, published by More ...

The Art-Union

The Art-Union

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1603
Unsold
 

The Art-Union, Vol. III, 1846 twelve issues in one volume, seventeen engraved plates (two colored, two folding), frontispiece, index, article "The Talbotype - Sun Pictures" and 4 1/2 x 6 in. More ...

Thai Manuscript

Thai Manuscript

Auction:
2292
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Apr 02, 2005
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$441$375

Thai Manuscript, 19th century, frontispiece decorated with an illuminated scene of an angel, cover lacquered black, 25 x 5 x 3 1/2 More ...

Barclay, John (1582-1621)

Barclay, John (1582-1621)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$71$60

Barclay, John (1582-1621), Argenis, Nuremberg, W. M. Endter, 1693, vellum, with engraved frontispiece, 12mo, (chipped, bumped, soiling); together with Anacreon (572?-488? B.C.), Poeta Lyricus, More ...

Baxter, Richard (1615-1691)

Baxter, Richard (1615-1691)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$588$500

Baxter, Richard (1615-1691), A Christian Directory: or, a Summ of Practical Theologie and Cases of Conscience; In Four Parts, London: Robert White for Nevil Simmons, 1677-78, old calf, with engraved More ...

Callimachus

Callimachus

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$88$75

Callimachus, Two titles, Hymni, Epigrammata, et Fragmenta, with printed frontispiece, and Hymnos Observationes, both Utrecht, Halman and Vandewater, 1697, tree calf, 8vo, (scuffs, chipping, bumped, More ...

Cudworth, Ralph, (1617-1688)

Cudworth, Ralph, (1617-1688)

Auction:
2256
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 21, 2004
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$499$425

Cudworth, Ralph, (1617-1688), The True Intellectual System of the Universe: The First Part, London, 1678, calf, with engraved frontispiece, folio, (chipped, bumped, scuffed, minor More ...