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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 ...

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 ...

Pasteur, Louis (1822-1895) Etudes sur le Vin ses Maladies Causes qui les Provoquent Procedes Nouveaux.

Pasteur, Louis (1822-1895) Etudes sur le Vin ses Maladies Causes qui les Provoquent Procedes Nouveaux.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1145
Sold for:
$400$325

Pasteur, Louis (1822-1895) Etudes sur le Vin ses Maladies Causes qui les Provoquent Procedes Nouveaux. Paris: l'Imprimerie Imperiale, 1866. First edition, octavo, illustrated with forty-two numbered More ...

Rackham, Arthur, illus. (1867-1939) The Brothers Grimm's Little Brother & Sister and Other Tales  , Signed Limited Edition.

Rackham, Arthur, illus. (1867-1939) The Brothers Grimm's Little Brother & Sister and Other Tales , Signed Limited Edition.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1172
Sold for:
$584$475

Rackham, Arthur, illus. (1867-1939) The Brothers Grimm's Little Brother & Sister and Other Tales, Signed Limited Edition. London: Constable & Co., [1917]. Small folio, copy number 156 of 525 signed More ...

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods.

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1190E
Sold for:
$369$300

Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862) The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, octavo, some tears to advertisement leaf facing title, no edition statement on copyright page, no More ...

Vandewater, Robert J. (fl. circa 1830) The Tourist, or Pocket Manual for Travellers on the Hudson River, the Western Canal, and Stage R

Vandewater, Robert J. (fl. circa 1830) The Tourist, or Pocket Manual for Travellers on the Hudson River, the Western Canal, and Stage R

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1194
Sold for:
$400$325

Vandewater, Robert J. (fl. circa 1830) The Tourist, or Pocket Manual for Travellers on the Hudson River, the Western Canal, and Stage Road; Comprising also the Routes to Lebanon, Ballston, and More ...

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Econom

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Econom

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1264
Sold for:
$197$160

Egypt. Atlas of Egypt, a Series of Maps and Diagrams with Descriptive Text Illustrating the Orography, Geology, Meteorology, and Economic Conditions. Giza: Survey of Egypt, Egyptian Government, More ...

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)      Old Water Tower, San Francisco

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Old Water Tower, San Francisco

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
119
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Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Old Water Tower, San Francisco, 1961. Mural-sized gelatin silver print mounted to board, 38 1/4 x 29 1/2 in. (97.0 x 74.8 cm), unframed. Condition: Scattered More ...

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)      Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Metropolitan Opera

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Metropolitan Opera

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$738$600

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Metropolitan Opera, 1967, edition of 3,000, published by Editions of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, published by More ...

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking  , Presentation Copy.

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking , Presentation Copy.

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3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1476
Sold for:
$25$20

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking, Presentation Copy. New York: Macmillan Company, 1914. Octavo, title and copyright both dated 1914, with "Set up and electrotyped. Published More ...

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan  , by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE].

Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan , by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE].

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
69
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Arabic Manuscript on Paper, Prayers of al-Bayan, by Sheikh Muhammad Doa'i, 999 AH [1591 CE]. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, approximately nineteen lines per page, text in black ink with More ...

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing.

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Avicenna (c. 980-1037) Arabic Manuscript on Paper, The Book of Healing. Octavo manuscript on polished laid paper, seventeen lines per page, text in black ink with marks in red, limp tan goatskin More ...

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$369$300

Bible, French: La Bible, qui est Toute la Saincte Escriture: Contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament. [Geneva]: Par Francois Perrin, pour Antoine Vincent, 1567. Octavo, illustrated with text More ...

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
87
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$1,476$1,200

Boller, Henry A. (1836-1902) Among the Indians, Eight Years in the Far West: 1858-1866, Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake. Philadelphia: T. Ellwood Zell, 1868. First edition, large folding More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
115
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$2,829$2,300

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, First American Edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1860. Octavo, bound in publisher's green textured cloth, More ...

Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inha

Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inha

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
201
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Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages thither. London: by the More ...

Seaweed and Botanical Samples Album, c. 1864.

Seaweed and Botanical Samples Album, c. 1864.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$492$400

Seaweed and Botanical Samples Album, c. 1864. Large octavo-format commercially produced album titled, American Album, Boston: L. Prang & Co., patented 1864; title page followed by twenty-five heavy More ...

The Field Notes of Benjamin Crane, Benjamin Hammond, and Samuel Smith.

The Field Notes of Benjamin Crane, Benjamin Hammond, and Samuel Smith.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$49$40

The Field Notes of Benjamin Crane, Benjamin Hammond, and Samuel Smith. New Bedford, MA: [The Mercury Press for] the New Bedford Free Public Library, 1910. Large folio, the text consisting of More ...

Attributed to George Baxter (British, 1804-1867)  Five Framed Prints of British Subject Matter, Including Views of Balmoral C...

Attributed to George Baxter (British, 1804-1867) Five Framed Prints of British Subject Matter, Including Views of Balmoral C...

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$123$100

Attributed to George Baxter (British, 1804-1867) Five Framed Prints of British Subject Matter, Including Views of Balmoral Castle, Warwick Castle, and the Funeral of Wellington. One with printed More ...

Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908-2004)      The Alloeng Kotjok Dance in the Temple, Village of Sayan, Bali, Indonesia

Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908-2004) The Alloeng Kotjok Dance in the Temple, Village of Sayan, Bali, Indonesia

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Henri Cartier-Bresson (French, 1908-2004) The Alloeng Kotjok Dance in the Temple, Village of Sayan, Bali, Indonesia, 1949, printed later. Dedicated, signed, and dated "au Docteur Young/avec tous More ...

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)      Oak Tree, Snow Storm, Yosemite Valley

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Oak Tree, Snow Storm, Yosemite Valley

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Oak Tree, Snow Storm, Yosemite Valley, 1948, printed c. 1963-1970. Signed "Ansel Adams" in pencil l.r., titled in ink with Carmel studio credit stamp on the More ...

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)      Evening Prayer

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer

Auction:
3140B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 21, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$423,000$350,000

Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904) Evening Prayer, or Prayer in the East Signed "J.L. GEROME" c.l. along the edge of the wall of the roof, identified on a presentation plaque and on an More ...

Photography Books Signed by Authors to Marie Cosindas (1923-2017), Eight Titles.

Photography Books Signed by Authors to Marie Cosindas (1923-2017), Eight Titles.

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3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1461
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Photography Books Signed by Authors to Marie Cosindas (1923-2017), Eight Titles. Including: Betty Kirke's Madeleine Vionnet, San Francisco: [Printed in Japan for] Chronicle, 1991, inscribed and More ...

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking  , Presentation Copy.

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking , Presentation Copy.

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1477
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Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Why the Dollar is Shrinking, Presentation Copy. New York: Macmillan Company, 1914. Octavo, title and copyright both dated 1914, with "Set up and electrotyped. Published More ...

Eighteen Paper Covered Boxes and Related Items

Eighteen Paper Covered Boxes and Related Items

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
728
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Eighteen Paper Covered Boxes and Related Items, America, 19th century, the round, oval, and rectangular boxes covered with printed and solid papers, a red paper tray with shaped sides and a marbled More ...

Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes.

Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$738$600

Ellis, John (1710?-1776) The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes. London: Printed for Benjamin White & Son, 1786. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with sixty-three More ...

Glauber, Johann Rudolf (1604-1670) The Works of the Highly Experienced and Famous Chymist Containing Great Variety of Choice Secrets in

Glauber, Johann Rudolf (1604-1670) The Works of the Highly Experienced and Famous Chymist Containing Great Variety of Choice Secrets in

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Glauber, Johann Rudolf (1604-1670) The Works of the Highly Experienced and Famous Chymist Containing Great Variety of Choice Secrets in Medicine and Alchymy. London: Printed by Thomas Milbourn, for More ...

Leybourn, William (1626-1716) The Art of Numbring by Speaking-Rods: Vulgarly termed Nepeirs Bones.

Leybourn, William (1626-1716) The Art of Numbring by Speaking-Rods: Vulgarly termed Nepeirs Bones.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
106
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Leybourn, William (1626-1716) The Art of Numbring by Speaking-Rods: Vulgarly termed Nepeirs Bones. London: Printed by T[homas] B[raddyll] for H[annah] Sawbridge, at the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, 1685. More ...

Love, John (fl. circa 1688) Geodaesia: or, the Art of Surveying and Measuring of Land, Made Easie, by Plain and Practical Rules, How to

Love, John (fl. circa 1688) Geodaesia: or, the Art of Surveying and Measuring of Land, Made Easie, by Plain and Practical Rules, How to

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
111
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Love, John (fl. circa 1688) Geodaesia: or, the Art of Surveying and Measuring of Land, Made Easie, by Plain and Practical Rules, How to Survey, Protract, Cast up, Reduce or Divide any Piece of Land More ...

Petty, Sir William (1623-1687) Several Essays in Political Arithmetick.

Petty, Sir William (1623-1687) Several Essays in Political Arithmetick.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
141
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Petty, Sir William (1623-1687) Several Essays in Political Arithmetick. London: Printed for Robert Clavel at the Peacock, and Henry Mortlock at the Phoenix in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1699. First More ...