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Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei  , [bound with] De Trinitate.

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei , [bound with] De Trinitate.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430 AD) De Civitate Dei, [bound with] De Trinitate. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1490. Folio, illustrated with large woodcut depicting the Saint at work on verso of title, More ...

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Rome.

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Rome.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Rome. [Italy, Florence, 7 September 1508]. 16mo format manuscript on parchment, 199 leaves (mostly gathered in 10s); text in black in a small gothic rotunda hand, More ...

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526.

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, quarto format, 115 leaves, fourteen to seventeen lines per page, with four large miniatures painted More ...

Buccaferrei, [aka Boccadiferro] Ludovici (1482-1545) Lectiones in Quartum Meteororum Aristotelis Librum.

Buccaferrei, [aka Boccadiferro] Ludovici (1482-1545) Lectiones in Quartum Meteororum Aristotelis Librum.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$369$300

Buccaferrei, [aka Boccadiferro] Ludovici (1482-1545) Lectiones in Quartum Meteororum Aristotelis Librum. Venice: Franciscum de Franciscis Senensem, 1563. First edition, folio, woodcut printer's More ...

Illuminated Manuscript Leaves.

Illuminated Manuscript Leaves.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Illuminated Manuscript Leaves. Three folio-format parchment leaves and one large quarto bifolium: Latin Bible leaf, Germany, c. 1500, containing a finely painted ten-line historiated initial P More ...

Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves.

Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$677$550

Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves. Three folio-format parchment leaves from manuscript Latin religious texts: Latin Bible leaf, France, c. 1300-1320, text in two columns, forty lines, More ...

Manuscript on Parchment, Latin Prayer Book, 15th Century.

Manuscript on Parchment, Latin Prayer Book, 15th Century.

Auction:
3269B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 23, 2019
Lot:
151
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Manuscript on Parchment, Latin Prayer Book, 15th Century. Octavo-format manuscript of twenty-eight leaves (the last ruled but without text), inscribed in brown and red ink in a large gothic rotunda, More ...

Shi Baocheng (1368-1464), Shi Shi Yuan Liu  , Volumes I and II

Shi Baocheng (1368-1464), Shi Shi Yuan Liu , Volumes I and II

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1436
Sold for:
$615$500

Shi Baocheng (1368-1464), Shi Shi Yuan Liu, Volumes I and II, China, Ming edition, dated Hongxi 1 (1424), with 400 double pages of illustrated texts, in shangtu xiawen format, bound in four books, More ...

Two Boxes of Civil War History and Regimental History Books

Two Boxes of Civil War History and Regimental History Books

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3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1827
Sold for:
$677$550

Two Boxes of Civil War History and Regimental History Books, c. post-Civil War era, a Berdan's Sharpshooters regimental history, Illinois regimental histories, Pennsylvania regimental histories, More ...

American Books and Pamphlets, Seven 19th Century Examples, One Early 20th Century.

American Books and Pamphlets, Seven 19th Century Examples, One Early 20th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$197$160

American Books and Pamphlets, Seven 19th Century Examples, One Early 20th Century. Including: Our Young Folks. An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls, Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1870, More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Qur'an.

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Qur'an.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1042
Sold for:
$461$375

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Qur'an. Small octavo format manuscript on polished paper, gilt-decorated double carpet title page, text within ruled compartments throughout, final leaf damaged (ruled More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Ketab' al- Tahara (The book of Purity) in Arabic; and 2) Ketab' al-Tejara (The Book of Trade).

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Ketab' al- Tahara (The book of Purity) in Arabic; and 2) Ketab' al-Tejara (The Book of Trade).

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. 1) Ketab' al- Tahara (The book of Purity) in Arabic; and 2) Ketab' al-Tejara (The Book of Trade). Quarto-format manuscript on polished laid paper, text in black ink, with More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. A Collection of Several Principles, including Lub’ al-Usool (Summary of Principles), 1267 AH [1850 CE], and

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. A Collection of Several Principles, including Lub’ al-Usool (Summary of Principles), 1267 AH [1850 CE], and

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1047
Sold for:
$209$170

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. A Collection of Several Principles, including Lub' al-Usool (Summary of Principles), 1267 AH [1850 CE], and a Treatise on Tajweed. Small octavo-format manuscript on laid More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab’ al-Hesn’ al-Hasin men Kalam’ al-Sayyed’ al-Morsalin (The Book of Castle of Castles), by Samsad’ al-D

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab’ al-Hesn’ al-Hasin men Kalam’ al-Sayyed’ al-Morsalin (The Book of Castle of Castles), by Samsad’ al-D

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab' al-Hesn' al-Hasin men Kalam' al-Sayyed' al-Morsalin (The Book of Castle of Castles), by Samsad' al-Din Al-Jazri' al-Damashqi. Quarto-format manuscript on laid More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab' al-Meshva (The Book of Consulting), Arabic, 1313 AH [1895 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab' al-Meshva (The Book of Consulting), Arabic, 1313 AH [1895 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$246$200

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Ketab' al-Meshva (The Book of Consulting), Arabic, 1313 AH [1895 CE]. Small quarto-format manuscript on polished laid beige paper, text in black with occasional red, More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Kholasat' al-Hesab (Arithmetic Summary) and its Description, 1075 AH [1664 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Kholasat' al-Hesab (Arithmetic Summary) and its Description, 1075 AH [1664 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1050
Sold for:
$800$650

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Kholasat' al-Hesab (Arithmetic Summary) and its Description, 1075 AH [1664 CE]. Large quarto-format manuscript on laid paper in black and red ink with some diagrams and More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resala dar Uloomé Ghoráni (A Treatise on Quranic Sciences).

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resala dar Uloomé Ghoráni (A Treatise on Quranic Sciences).

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$277$225

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resala dar Uloomé Ghoráni (A Treatise on Quranic Sciences). Quarto-format manuscript on polished laid beige and yellow paper in black and red ink, bound in limp black More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resale Javaher' al-Hesab (Treatise on the Jewels of Arithmetic), 1259 AH [1843 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resale Javaher' al-Hesab (Treatise on the Jewels of Arithmetic), 1259 AH [1843 CE].

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$400$325

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Resale Javaher' al-Hesab (Treatise on the Jewels of Arithmetic), 1259 AH [1843 CE]. Octavo-format manuscript on polished laid paper, black ink, some red text, bound in More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Tahqiq dar mani Mosalla (Research on the Meaning of Chapel/Mosque).

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Tahqiq dar mani Mosalla (Research on the Meaning of Chapel/Mosque).

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1055
Sold for:
$148$120

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Tahqiq dar mani Mosalla (Research on the Meaning of Chapel/Mosque). Quarto-format manuscript on wove paper (toned and brittle), bound in half red leather and marbled More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Tanzih' al-Anbia, by Sayyed Mortaza.

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Tanzih' al-Anbia, by Sayyed Mortaza.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1056
Sold for:
$308$250

Arabic Manuscript on Paper. Tanzih' al-Anbia, by Sayyed Mortaza. Quarto-format manuscript on laid polished paper, text in black in with the occasional mark in red, bound in a full olive green More ...

Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty.

Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$209$170

Chapbooks, American, 19th Century, Approximately Twenty. Collection of small-format illustrated publisher's paper-wrapped volumes, including: Mrs. Sherwood's The Rose, an Allegory, New York: Mahlon More ...

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences.

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$160$130

Cleveland, Parker (1780-1858) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of these Sciences. Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard [and] Cambridge: More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1076
Sold for:
$308$250

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits. London: Murray, 1881. First edition, octavo, publisher's green cloth, More ...

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Sett

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Sett

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1080
Sold for:
$431$350

Dexter, Samuel (1700-1755) Our Fathers God, the Hope of Posterity. Some Serious Thoughts on the Foundation, Rise and Growth of the Settlements in New England. Boston: S. Kneeland & T. Green, 1738. More ...

Douglass, William (1691?-1752) A Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements, and Present State

Douglass, William (1691?-1752) A Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements, and Present State

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1083
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Douglass, William (1691?-1752) A Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements, and Present State of the British Settlements in North-America. London: for R. More ...

Female Authors, Four Titles, 20th Century.

Female Authors, Four Titles, 20th Century.

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3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1094
Sold for:
$123$100

Female Authors, Four Titles, 20th Century. Including: Hilda Doolittle's Collected Poems, New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925, signed presentation copy, octavo, publisher's blue cloth, 7 1/2 x 5 in.; More ...

Fruit and Flower Plates, the Nurseryman's Specimen Book.

Fruit and Flower Plates, the Nurseryman's Specimen Book.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1102
Sold for:
$400$325

Fruit and Flower Plates, the Nurseryman's Specimen Book. Rochester, NY: J.W. Thompson & Co., [and] Stecher Lith. Co., [1880s]. Octavo-format accordion-style folding binding displaying twelve More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) Optical Lectures Read in the Publick Schools of the University of Cambridge, Anno Domini, 1669.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) Optical Lectures Read in the Publick Schools of the University of Cambridge, Anno Domini, 1669.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1133
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) Optical Lectures Read in the Publick Schools of the University of Cambridge, Anno Domini, 1669. London: Francis Fayram, 1728. First edition, octavo, illustrated with More ...

Ogontz School, Photo Album, 1893-1894.

Ogontz School, Photo Album, 1893-1894.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1141
Sold for:
$369$300

Ogontz School, Photo Album, 1893-1894. Mary Louise's Curtis's school photo album, landscape folio-format book containing twenty-four large photos (school buildings interiors, exteriors, dramatic More ...

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Yusuf and Zulaikha  , or Joseph and Potiphar's Wife  , Early 19th Century.

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Yusuf and Zulaikha , or Joseph and Potiphar's Wife , Early 19th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1149
Sold for:
$461$375

Persian Manuscript on Paper, Yusuf and Zulaikha, or Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, Early 19th Century. Narrow octavo-format manuscript on polished paper, containing an elaborate double-page illuminated More ...