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Maxfield Parrish Jr. (American, 1906-1983)      Five Illustrated Books

Maxfield Parrish Jr. (American, 1906-1983) Five Illustrated Books

Auction:
3180T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2018
Lot:
1176
Sold for:
$400$325

Maxfield Parrish Jr. (American, 1906-1983) Five Illustrated Books, 1950s. Ink on paper, sizes to 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. Condition: Minor soiling and handling wear. N.B. Titles include The More ...

Gay and Sexual Liberation Buttons, Mid-20th Century.

Gay and Sexual Liberation Buttons, Mid-20th Century.

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

Gay and Sexual Liberation Buttons, Mid-20th Century. A collection of thirty-five buttons, mostly printed in bright colors, each boasting a provocative slogan related to gay rights and sexual More ...

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex  , First American Edition.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$738$600

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, First American Edition. New York: Appleton, 1871. Two octavo volumes bound in uniform publisher's reddish cloth with More ...

Thirty-eight Sculpted and Painted "Barbie" Figures

Thirty-eight Sculpted and Painted "Barbie" Figures

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Thirty-eight Sculpted and Painted "Barbie" Figures, New England, c. 1950-60, the nude female figures sculpted in a variety of suggestive poses with painted facial and body details, ht. 3 to 10 1/2 More ...

Ramesey, William (1627-1675) Astrologia Restaurata; or Astrologie Restored: Being an Introduction to the General and Chief Part of the

Ramesey, William (1627-1675) Astrologia Restaurata; or Astrologie Restored: Being an Introduction to the General and Chief Part of the

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
148
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Ramesey, William (1627-1675) Astrologia Restaurata; or Astrologie Restored: Being an Introduction to the General and Chief Part of the Language of the Stars. London: for Robert White, 1653. First More ...

Milne, A.A. (1882-1956) Autograph Letter Signed 13 October 1938.

Milne, A.A. (1882-1956) Autograph Letter Signed 13 October 1938.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$431$350

Milne, A.A. (1882-1956) Autograph Letter Signed 13 October 1938. Single sheet inscribed over two pages on 13 Mallord Street letter paper, to a London casting agent, concerning the casting of a More ...

Nicolas Edme Retif de La Bretonne (1734-1806) Les Parisiennes, ou XL Caracteres Generaux Pris dans les Moeurs Actuelles, propres a Serv

Nicolas Edme Retif de La Bretonne (1734-1806) Les Parisiennes, ou XL Caracteres Generaux Pris dans les Moeurs Actuelles, propres a Serv

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1213
Sold for:
$861$700

Nicolas Edme Retif de La Bretonne (1734-1806) Les Parisiennes, ou XL Caracteres Generaux Pris dans les Moeurs Actuelles, propres a Servir a l'instruction des Personnes-du-Sexe. Neufchatel: Chez More ...

18kt Gold and Sapphire Bracelet, Buccellati

18kt Gold and Sapphire Bracelet, Buccellati

Auction:
3106B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - May 15, 2018
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

18kt Gold and Sapphire Bracelet, Buccellati, the hinged cuff bezel-set with sapphire cabochons, Florentine finish, 38.3 dwt, interior cir. 6 1/2 in., signed M. Buccellati. Note: From the More ...

Small Ndebele Beaded iGabe Cache Sexe

Small Ndebele Beaded iGabe Cache Sexe

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$369$300

Small Ndebele Beaded iGabe Cache Sexe, strip of beadwork on cloth suspending hand-twisted strings forming a modesty screen, each weighted with a large pony bead, 4 x 4 3/4 in. Provenance: Jacobs More ...

Ndebele Beaded iGabe Cache Sexe

Ndebele Beaded iGabe Cache Sexe

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$369$300

Ndebele Beaded iGabe Cache Sexe, strip of beadwork on cloth suspending hand-twisted strings that form a modesty screen, each weighted with a large pony bead, 6 x 5 1/4 in. Provenance: Jacobs More ...

The North Star

The North Star

Auction:
3075B
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2018
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

The North Star, April 28, 1848, Rochester, New York, Frederick Douglass, publisher. Note: Frederick Douglass began life enslaved on a Maryland plantation, before he escaped to freedom and More ...

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903)      Two Women at Market

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903) Two Women at Market

Auction:
3029B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 27, 2017
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830-1903) Two Women at Market Stamped "C.P." l.r. Charcoal and watercolor on paper, 8 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. (22.0 x 17.0 cm), framed. Condition: Toning, mat burn, paper More ...

Lot of Seven Melanesian Coconut Items

Lot of Seven Melanesian Coconut Items

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$185$150

Lot of Seven Melanesian Coconut Items, includes three drinking cups, two with decoration, one from the Australian Board of Missions, a whistle, a rattle, a penis sheath, and a lime container from More ...

Two Copies of Madonna's SEX

Two Copies of Madonna's SEX

Auction:
2962T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 28, 2016
Lot:
1151
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Copies of Madonna's SEX, Warner Books, 1992, aluminum covers, spiral bound, with black and white illustrations after photographs by Steven Meisel, with original foil packaging, one unopened with More ...

Pair of Reproduction Brass-inlaid Flintcock Pistols.     Estimate $200-300

Pair of Reproduction Brass-inlaid Flintcock Pistols. Estimate $200-300

Auction:
2918T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 09, 2016
Lot:
1392
Sold for:
$123$100

Pair of Reproduction Brass-inlaid Flintcock Pistols. More ...

Erotica, Sixty-six Volumes.

Erotica, Sixty-six Volumes.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Erotica, Sixty-six Volumes. A collection of late 19th and early 20th century erotic works, almost all in cloth bindings, including illustrated titles, fiction, and psychological treatises More ...

Fourier, Charles (1772-1837) Theorie des Quatre Mouvemens et des Destinees Generales.

Fourier, Charles (1772-1837) Theorie des Quatre Mouvemens et des Destinees Generales.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$677$550

Fourier, Charles (1772-1837) Theorie des Quatre Mouvemens et des Destinees Generales. Leipzig: [no printer], 1808 [i.e. Lyon: Peizin]. First edition of Fourier's first work, with the folding More ...

Four Reproduction Pistols.     Estimate $150-250

Four Reproduction Pistols. Estimate $150-250

Auction:
2851M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 08, 2015
Lot:
173
Sold for:
$461$375

Four Reproduction Pistols. More ...

Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1804].

Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1804].

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
18
Unsold
 

Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) Autograph Letter Signed, [c. 1804]. Wove paper bifolium inscribed on three pages, with holograph addressed self-envelope. To fellow English chemist William Clayfield More ...

Erotica, Approximately Fifty-four Volumes, Late 19th to Early 20th Century.

Erotica, Approximately Fifty-four Volumes, Late 19th to Early 20th Century.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$584$475

Erotica, Approximately Fifty-four Volumes, Late 19th to Early 20th Century. Including: Whidden Graham's Crimson Hairs, New York, 1934; Symonds's Studies in Sexual Inversion, 1928; Sanger Brown's More ...

English Literature, Sammelband of Tracts, and Two Others, 18th Century.

English Literature, Sammelband of Tracts, and Two Others, 18th Century.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

English Literature, Sammelband of Tracts, and Two Others, 18th Century. Rochester and Roscommon The Works London: Booksellers of London & Westminster, 1709, octavo, third edition, an excerpt only, More ...

Love Tales for the Use of the Fair Sex. Exemplified in Sundry Histories. Taken from Real Life.

Love Tales for the Use of the Fair Sex. Exemplified in Sundry Histories. Taken from Real Life.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
297
Sold for:
$4,428$3,600

Love Tales for the Use of the Fair Sex. Exemplified in Sundry Histories. Taken from Real Life. London: for W. Reeve, 1753. First edition, 12mo, not in ESTC, which lists a second edition in one More ...

The New Game of Human Life with Rules for Playing: being the most Agreeable & Rational Recreation

The New Game of Human Life with Rules for Playing: being the most Agreeable & Rational Recreation

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$1,169$950

The New Game of Human Life with Rules for Playing: being the most Agreeable & Rational Recreation ever Invented for Youth of both Sexes. London: John Wallis, 1790. One engraved sheet, More ...

Neo-Latin Poetry, Five Volumes.

Neo-Latin Poetry, Five Volumes.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$246$200

Neo-Latin Poetry, Five Volumes. Jean de la Chapelle's (1655-1723) Oeuvres, Paris: Anisson, 1700, octavo, in two volumes, collected edition, in very good full sheepskin bindings, a.e.g., marbled More ...

Three Mid-century Coin-operated Arcade Games

Three Mid-century Coin-operated Arcade Games

Auction:
2723T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2014
Lot:
1228
Sold for:
$677$550

Three Mid-century Coin-operated Arcade Games, the Sex Appeal Meter game manufactured by Exhibit Supply Co. with lighted game indicator; the SpitFire Drop Bomb in Funnel to Sink Battleship, and the I More ...

Art Deco Platinum and Green Sapphire Intaglio Ring

Art Deco Platinum and Green Sapphire Intaglio Ring

Auction:
2671B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 10, 2013
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$19,200$16,000

Art Deco Platinum and Green Sapphire Intaglio Ring, depicting a Classical battle scene between a Greek soldier and a Persian soldier on horseback, the intaglio measuring approx. 20.50 x 17.00 mm, More ...

Small-format Books, Four, Continental (Mid-17th Century).

Small-format Books, Four, Continental (Mid-17th Century).

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$510$425

Small-format Books, Four, Continental (Mid-17th Century). Terence, Comoediae Sex, Amsterdam: Jansson, 1627; Theophrastus, Characteres Ethici, Leiden: Maire, 1653; Rondinelli, Alchimia Spirituale, More ...

Joseph Roty Charmes Chambertin Tres Vieilles Vignes 2005

Joseph Roty Charmes Chambertin Tres Vieilles Vignes 2005

Auction:
2649B
Auction:
Fine Wines - May 02, 2013
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$1,464$1,200

Joseph Roty Charmes Chambertin Tres Vieilles Vignes 2005 Cote de Nuits "From vines said to have been planted in the 1880s, the Roty 2005 Charmes Chambertin Tres Vieilles Vignes announces its More ...

Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Politicorum Libri Sex

Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Politicorum Libri Sex

Auction:
2637M
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2013
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$175$175

Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Politicorum Libri Sex. Strasbourg: Berneggerianis, 1641. 12mo, contemporary parchment. Politicorum is a sequel to De Constantia. In it, Lipsius argues for the primacy More ...

Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Politicorum Libri Sex

Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Politicorum Libri Sex

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
372
Unsold
 

Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Politicorum Libri Sex. Strasbourg: Berneggerianis, 1641. 12mo, contemporary parchment. Politicorum is a sequel to De Constantia. In it, Lipsius argues for the primacy More ...