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(China-Early Photographic History)

(China-Early Photographic History)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

(China-Early Photographic History), Thomson, John, Illustrations of China and its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs with Letterpress Descriptive of the Places and People Represented, More ...

(Decorative Bindings)

(Decorative Bindings)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

(Decorative Bindings), The Immortals; Masterpieces of Fiction Crowned by the French Academy, Paris, 1905, twenty volumes, 8vo, gilt lettered three quarter blue morocco, the spine with fleur-de-lys More ...

De la Mottraye, Aubrey

De la Mottraye, Aubrey

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
340
Unsold
 

De la Mottraye, Aubrey, Travels through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa, London, 1723, volume I, twenty-six full-page engravings, many folding, two folding maps, rebound in red buckram cloth, More ...

Dixon, Captain George (1755-1800)

Dixon, Captain George (1755-1800)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

Dixon, Captain George (1755-1800), A Voyage Round the World, but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America, London, 1789, published by George Goulding, half calf with marbled boards, with More ...

Edwards, Lionel

Edwards, Lionel

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
352
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Edwards, Lionel, A Sportsman's Bag, London, (1926), published by Country Life, one of 100 with eighteen color plates tipt to large sheets, each signed, original cloth with pictorial wrapper, More ...

Halevy, M. K.

Halevy, M. K.

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$646$550

Halevy, M. K., Mythology and the Siege of Troy, with Illustrations after Paintings in the Great Galleries in America and Europe, Philadelphia, 1892, George Barrie, two volumes, Imperial Edition, one More ...

(Illuminated Manuscripts)

(Illuminated Manuscripts)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$176$150

(Illuminated Manuscripts), Framed group of illuminated Book of Hours pages, each with illuminated initial in red and black, each 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 More ...

(Illuminated Manuscripts)

(Illuminated Manuscripts)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$470$400

(Illuminated Manuscripts), Group of four illuminated manuscript pages, French, 15th century, two with blue and red rubrication, two with gilt and polychrome floral marginalia, each approx. 7 by 5 More ...

(Incunabula)

(Incunabula)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

(Incunabula),Textus Sequentium cum Expositione, (Colon Heinrich Quentell, 1494 [1499?]), near contemporary vellum and boards, forty-six lines of commentary surrounding text and headline, bound with More ...

Lindley, John (1799-1865)

Lindley, John (1799-1865)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

Lindley, John (1799-1865), Pomologia Britannica: or, Figures and Descriptions of the Most Important Varieties of Fruit Cultivated in Great Britain, London, 1841, Henry G. Bohn, three volumes, gilt More ...

Morrell, Sir Charles (1736-1765)

Morrell, Sir Charles (1736-1765)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$118$100

Morrell, Sir Charles (1736-1765), The Tales of the Genii, London, 1764, two volumes, frontispiece, nine engravings, three-quarter mottled leather, marbled boards, gilt spine, More ...

Muir, John (1838-1914)

Muir, John (1838-1914)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$176$150

Muir, John (1838-1914), Three titles, Travels in Alaska, Boston and New York, 1915, one of 450 large paper copies, with slip case, (spine worn and chipped); Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf, Boston More ...

(Natural History)

(Natural History)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$705$600

(Natural History), The Edinburgh Journal of Natural History, Edinburgh, c. 1835, 4to, half calf and boards, with text and fifty-nine hand-colored plates, (covers loose, More ...

Plinius Secundus, Gaius (23-79)

Plinius Secundus, Gaius (23-79)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
450
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

Plinius Secundus, Gaius (23-79), Historia Naturalis, Venice, Nicolaus Jenson, 1472, old vellum, with twenty-six large divisional initials in blue, green, pale lavender, and gold; small initials in More ...

(Rush, Benjamin, his copy)

(Rush, Benjamin, his copy)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$881$750

(Rush, Benjamin, his copy), Vindication of the Captors of Major Andre, New York, 1817, half calf, with inscribed title page, 12mo; together with a memorial More ...

(Sporting)

(Sporting)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
469
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

(Sporting), Polo At Home and Abroad, edited by T.F. Dale (Stoneclink), London, 1915, gilt lettered vellum, one of 100, Edition Deluxe, More ...

Ward, Lynd

Ward, Lynd

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
493
Sold for:
$118$100

Ward, Lynd, Madman's Drum, A Novel in Woodcuts, New York, 1930, half cloth in dust jacket, More ...

(Washington, George)

(Washington, George)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
494
Sold for:
$235$200

(Washington, George), Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States of America, New York, 1850, one of 54, original gilt stamped brown cloth, with four mezzotint portraits and More ...

Wright, George Newenham and Thomas Allom

Wright, George Newenham and Thomas Allom

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
509
Sold for:
$823$700

Wright, George Newenham and Thomas Allom, China, In a Series of Views, Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, and Social Habits, of that Ancient Empire, London, [1843], four volumes in two, pictorial More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851)

Audubon, John James (1785-1851)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
518
Sold for:
$499$425

Audubon, John James (1785-1851), American Black Rat, plate XXIII, from the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, engraved and printed by J.T. Bowen, Philadelphia, 1843, folio, the full sheet, (not More ...

(Portuguese Cartography)

(Portuguese Cartography)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
550
Sold for:
$646$550

(Portuguese Cartography), Cortesao, Armando and AvelinoTeixeira da Mota, Portugaliae Mounumenta Cartographica, Lisbon, 1960-(1962), five folio volumes, one 4to index volume and a separately loose More ...

Pair Federal Brass and Iron Andirons

Pair Federal Brass and Iron Andirons

Auction:
2241
Auction:
Sale #2241 - Nov 01, 2003
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$41,125$35,000

Pair Federal Brass and Iron Andirons, attributed to Daniel King, Philadelphia, 1790-1810, each with urn-form finial with bright-cut and punch-work swag and pendant designs with beaded borders More ...

Antonio Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)  Portrait of the Yacht Marguerite.

Antonio Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921) Portrait of the Yacht Marguerite.

Auction:
2241
Auction:
Sale #2241 - Nov 01, 2003
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$39,950$34,000

Antonio Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)Portrait of the Yacht Marguerite. Signed and dated "A JACOBSEN 1907" l.r. Oil on board, depicting the yacht which carries the New York City Yacht Club More ...

Shaker Oval Sewing Carrier

Shaker Oval Sewing Carrier

Auction:
2240
Auction:
Sale #2240 - Oct 31, 2003
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$353$300

Shaker Oval Sewing Carrier, Sabbathday Lake, Maine, late 19th or early 20th century, ash swing handle on oval carrier, maple sides with four lapped fingers secured with copper tacks, pine base with More ...

Shaker Brass and Wrought Iron Skimmer

Shaker Brass and Wrought Iron Skimmer

Auction:
2240
Auction:
Sale #2240 - Oct 31, 2003
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$264$225

Shaker Brass and Wrought Iron Skimmer, c. 1825-50, wrought iron handle riveted to shallow round perforated brass bowl, (wear) lg. 25 1/8 in. A similar design is illustrated in the book Shaker Design More ...

Persian Manuscript

Persian Manuscript

Auction:
2215
Auction:
Sale #2215 - Oct 23, 2003
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$59$50

Persian Manuscript, 17th century, illuminated calligraphy with gilt and red borders, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 More ...

Six Framed Contemporary and Traditional Japanese Woodblock Prints.

Six Framed Contemporary and Traditional Japanese Woodblock Prints.

Auction:
2215
Auction:
Sale #2215 - Oct 23, 2003
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$176$150

Six Framed Contemporary and Traditional Japanese Woodblock More ...

Continental Reliquary Miniature

Continental Reliquary Miniature

Auction:
2223
Auction:
Sale #2223 - Oct 04, 2003
Lot:
551
Sold for:
$588$500

Continental Reliquary Miniature, 19th century, oval, one side with a miniature painting on vellum of a monk saint kneeling before an altar, and to the reverse with four mounted reliquary article More ...

Three Framed Hand-tinted Botanical Bookplates

Three Framed Hand-tinted Botanical Bookplates

Auction:
2223
Auction:
Sale #2223 - Oct 04, 2003
Lot:
821
Sold for:
$411$350

Three Framed Hand-tinted Botanical Bookplates, 18th century, depicting foliate stems, and yellow spring bulbs, French matted, sight sizes 13 x 8 1/4, 13 3/4 x 9 1/4, and 13 3/4 x 10 More ...

Four Framed French Tinted Botanical Bookplates

Four Framed French Tinted Botanical Bookplates

Auction:
2223
Auction:
Sale #2223 - Oct 04, 2003
Lot:
868
Sold for:
$999$850

Four Framed French Tinted Botanical Bookplates, taken from "Histoire Universelle du Regne Vegetal," depicting various tree sprig specimens, matted, in mahogany frames, sight 13 x 8 1/2, More ...