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Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital

Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1287
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Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital. Philadelphia & London: Lippincott, 1905. First edition, copy number 101 of 347, large quarto, illustrated throughout, color More ...

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Works  , Prince Edward of Wales Edition.

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Works , Prince Edward of Wales Edition.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1289
Sold for:
$246$200

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) Works, Prince Edward of Wales Edition. New York & London: Vincent Parke & Co., 1911. Limited edition, one of 500 copies, fifteen octavo volumes, added limitation page signed More ...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature.

Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1296
Sold for:
$400$325

Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806-1867) American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. London: Virtue, 1840. First edition, two large quarto volumes, illustrated by More ...

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989)      Alice's Adventures in Wonderland  /A Portfolio

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland /A Portfolio

Auction:
3100B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 11, 2018
Lot:
50
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Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland/A Portfolio, 1969, from the edition of 2,500 (there were several smaller editions as well as some proofs), published by More ...

Poole, Matthew (1624-1679) Synopsis Criticorum

Poole, Matthew (1624-1679) Synopsis Criticorum

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3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1580
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Poole, Matthew (1624-1679) Synopsis Criticorum. Frankfurt am Main: Wustius, 1694. Two large quarto volumes, the text first published in 1669, engraved portrait frontispiece in volume one, bound in More ...

Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958)      Three Plates from Miserere

Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958) Three Plates from Miserere

Auction:
3081T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 08, 2018
Lot:
1102
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$1,046$850

Georges Rouault (French, 1871-1958) Three Plates from Miserere and Frontispiece from Réincarnations du Père Ubu: Femme affranchie, à quatorze heures, chante midi, plate XVII, 1923, Sunt More ...

John Ward Dunsmore (American, 1856-1945)    A Plea for Mercy

John Ward Dunsmore (American, 1856-1945) A Plea for Mercy

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3081T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 08, 2018
Lot:
1275
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$197$160

John Ward Dunsmore (American, 1856-1945) A Plea for Mercy. Signed "John Ward Dunsmore" l.r., inscribed on the reverse "Frontispiece for/Smollet's - Roderick Random - Vol. 1." Oil on canvas, 14 More ...

Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam

Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1006
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$1,845$1,500

Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, by Capt. J.G. Stedman, London: for Johnson, 1813, two large quarto volumes, second edition, untrimmed, frontispiece in More ...

My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1007
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$3,998$3,250

My Bondage and My Freedom, by Frederick Douglass, New York & Auburn: Miller, Orton, & Mulligan, 1855, first edition, portrait frontispiece, bound in contemporary full cloth, (worn, frontispiece More ...

Delano, Amasa (1763-1823) A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres: Comprising Three Voyages Round t

Delano, Amasa (1763-1823) A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres: Comprising Three Voyages Round t

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1060
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$197$160

Delano, Amasa (1763-1823) A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres: Comprising Three Voyages Round the World. Boston: by E.G. House for the Author, 1817. First More ...

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch.

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
22
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$277$225

Brown, John Appleton (1844-1902) Original Signed Pencil Sketch. Drawing of a country landscape within a sketched frame, with a section of William Cullen Bryant's poem, "The Ages" in Brown's hand More ...

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed.

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
105
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$1,046$850

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed. Black-and-white image of Shaw taken by Edwin Samuel on March 16, 1931, on the edge of More ...

Almanach des Gourmands, Troisieme Annee.

Almanach des Gourmands, Troisieme Annee.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$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 ...

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.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$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 ...

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

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

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$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 ...

Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626) The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh.

Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626) The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
156
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$1,169$950

Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626) The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh. London: by Stansby for Lownes and Barret, 1622. Folio, first edition, engraved frontispiece portrait facing More ...

Beaumont, Francis (1584-1616) and John Fletcher (1579-1625) Fifty Comedies and Tragedies.

Beaumont, Francis (1584-1616) and John Fletcher (1579-1625) Fifty Comedies and Tragedies.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
168
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$523$425

Beaumont, Francis (1584-1616) and John Fletcher (1579-1625) Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. London: by Macock for Martyn, Herringman, and Marriot, 1679. Second collected edition, folio, engraved More ...

Behn, Aphra (1640-1689) Plays.

Behn, Aphra (1640-1689) Plays.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
171
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$1,599$1,300

Behn, Aphra (1640-1689) Plays. London: for Mary Poulson, sold by A. Bettesworth and F. Clay, 1724. Third edition, four 12mo volumes, portrait frontispiece in volume one, bound in uniform More ...

Beverley, Robert (1673-1722) The History of Virginia, in Four Parts.

Beverley, Robert (1673-1722) The History of Virginia, in Four Parts.

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3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
173
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Beverley, Robert (1673-1722) The History of Virginia, in Four Parts. London: Fayram, Clarke, & Bicker, 1722. Second edition, revised and enlarged, octavo, illustrated with engraved frontispiece and More ...

Botany, Four Illustrated English Titles, Late 18th and Early 19th Century.

Botany, Four Illustrated English Titles, Late 18th and Early 19th Century.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
186
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$277$225

Botany, Four Illustrated English Titles, Late 18th and Early 19th Century. Including: Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Volume III, London: by Couchman and Fry for Curtis, 1790, octavo, illustrated More ...

Caraffa, Livia Doria, Princess of Rocella (1745-1778) Prose, e Versi per Onorare la Memoria di Livia Doria Caraffa, Principessa del S.R

Caraffa, Livia Doria, Princess of Rocella (1745-1778) Prose, e Versi per Onorare la Memoria di Livia Doria Caraffa, Principessa del S.R

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$523$425

Caraffa, Livia Doria, Princess of Rocella (1745-1778) Prose, e Versi per Onorare la Memoria di Livia Doria Caraffa, Principessa del S.R. Imp. e della Rocella di Alcuni Rinomati Autori. Parma: More ...

Classical Letters, or, Alphabet of Memory; Intended for the Instruction and Amusement of Young Gentlemen.

Classical Letters, or, Alphabet of Memory; Intended for the Instruction and Amusement of Young Gentlemen.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Classical Letters, or, Alphabet of Memory; Intended for the Instruction and Amusement of Young Gentlemen. London: for J. Harris, 1817. Small quarto, illustrated with twenty-four hand-colored plates More ...

Consett, Matthew (fl. circa 1789) A Tour through Sweden, Swedish-Lapland, Finland, and Denmark. In a Series of Letters, Illustrated wit

Consett, Matthew (fl. circa 1789) A Tour through Sweden, Swedish-Lapland, Finland, and Denmark. In a Series of Letters, Illustrated wit

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$215$175

Consett, Matthew (fl. circa 1789) A Tour through Sweden, Swedish-Lapland, Finland, and Denmark. In a Series of Letters, Illustrated with Engravings. Stockton: by R. Christopher, for the author, sold More ...

Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or

Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
223
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$1,353$1,100

Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or, a Sacred Poem of the Troubles of David. London: Printed [by More ...

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) The Complete Writings  , Large Paper Edition.

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) The Complete Writings , Large Paper Edition.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
247
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$523$425

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) The Complete Writings, Large Paper Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. Twenty-four octavo volumes, illustrated with frontispieces in More ...

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) My Bondage and Freedom.

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) My Bondage and Freedom.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895) My Bondage and Freedom. New York & Auburn: Miller, Orton, & Mulligan, 1855. First edition, octavo, portrait frontispiece, bound in full contemporary cloth, 7 1/2 x 4 More ...

Du Bois, W.E. Burghardt (1868-1963) The Souls of Black Folk.

Du Bois, W.E. Burghardt (1868-1963) The Souls of Black Folk.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Du Bois, W.E. Burghardt (1868-1963) The Souls of Black Folk. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1903. Octavo, edition without the frontispiece, in very good publisher's black cloth, housed in a More ...

Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees.

Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$584$475

Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees. York: by A. Ward for J. Dodsley et al., 1776. Large quarto, illustrated with engraved portrait frontispiece after Bartolozzi and forty More ...

Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees.

Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$215$175

Evelyn, John (1620-1706) Silva: or a Discourse of Forest-Trees. York: by Ward for Dodsley, et al., 1786. Two quarto volumes, illustrated, frontispiece portrait in volume one, contemporary boards, More ...

Exploration: Wallace and Three Others.

Exploration: Wallace and Three Others.

Auction:
3040B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 12, 2017
Lot:
282
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Exploration: Wallace and Three Others. Alfred Russel Wallace's Island Life: or the Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras, London: Macmillan & Co., 1880, first edition, octavo, More ...