Auction 22.03.2005

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 22.03.2005 - 23.03.2005

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LONDON, William -- A Catalogue of the most vendible Books in England...

LONDON, William -- A Catalogue of the most vendible Books in England, orderly and alphabetically digested; under the Heads of Divinity, History, Physick, and Chyrurgy, Law, Arithmetick... London, 1658. 4 o (183 x 135 mm). Three ornamented intitials at the beginning of the preliminaries. (Lacking A1

Lot #: 151

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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PAYNE, Thomas (1719-1799) & Son -- A Catalogue of near thirty thousand...

PAYNE, Thomas (1719-1799) & Son -- A Catalogue of near thirty thousand volumes of curious and rare Books, in which are included the libraries of John Danville, the Rev. Dr. Charlton, and the Rev. Mr. Beachcroft and many other collections lately purchased... which will be sold, for Ready Money only

Lot #: 152

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, & BROWNE -- Acton Frederick GRIFFITHS...

LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, & BROWNE -- Acton Frederick GRIFFITHS, compiler. Bibliotheca anglo-poetica; or, A Descriptive Catalogue of a Rare and Rich Collection of Early English Poetry . London: for the proprietors of the collection, 1815. 8 o (258 x 167 mm). Title printed in red and black

Lot #: 153

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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PARR, Samuel (1747-1825) -- Henry George BOHN (1796-1884). Bibliotheca...

PARR, Samuel (1747-1825) -- Henry George BOHN (1796-1884). Bibliotheca Parriana. A Catalogue of the Library of the late Reverend and Learned Samuel Parr . London: C. Richards for John Bohn and Joseph Mawman, 1827. 8 o (215 x 128 mm). Engraved portrait by Skelton after de Longaste. Contemporary half

Lot #: 154

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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WHITE, Gleeson (1851-1899) -- A. Lionel ISAACS. A Catalogue of Books from...

WHITE, Gleeson (1851-1899) -- A. Lionel ISAACS. A Catalogue of Books from the Library of the Late Gleeson White prefaced by a Tribute to His Memory by Prof. York Powell of Christ Church Oxford . London: A. Lionel Issacs, 1899. 8 o (195 x 130 mm). Photographic portrait and plate. Original printed

Lot #: 155

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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GOLDSCHMIDT, E.P. Consecutive run of London catalogues, nos. 1-172, 1923-ca...

GOLDSCHMIDT, E.P. Consecutive run of London catalogues, nos. 1-172, 1923-ca 1990. Nos. 1-154 bound in 19 volumes, various 8 o and oblong 8 o sizes, brown and blue half morocco. Nos. 155-172 in original printed wrappers. Bound into the run are 10 lists and supplements 1-9, and approximately 10 loose

Lot #: 156

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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LEIGHTON, J. & J. -- Catalogue of Early Printed and other Interesting...

LEIGHTON, J. & J. -- Catalogue of Early Printed and other Interesting Books, with Illustrations in Facsimile . London: J. & J. Leighton, 1905. 12 parts, including 3 supplements, 8 o (205 x 137 mm). Contemporary quarter cloth, marbled boards, original printed paper spines from wrappers laid down

Lot #: 157

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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MAGGS BROTHERS -- Collection of approximately 125 catalogues, ca...

MAGGS BROTHERS -- Collection of approximately 125 catalogues, ca. 1920-present. Including no. 434 Shakespeare and Shakespeareana. 1923. Half cloth; nos. 446, 503, 505 and 550 all on English Literature and Printing. 1924-1931. 3 vols. all bound in half morocco; no. 484 French Books , 1926, cloth

Lot #: 158

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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QUARITCH -- Collection of approximately 420 catalogues including English...

QUARITCH -- Collection of approximately 420 catalogues including English Literature and History, 1926-1933, 3 vols., green half morocco or cloth; "Rare and Valuable Books" 1926-1933, 6 vols. Green half morocco, Various subjects, 1924-1933, 4 vols. Green half morocco and approx. 400 catalogues

Lot #: 159

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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NORFOLK, Henry Howard (1628-1684) -- Bibliotheca Norfolciana: Sive...

NORFOLK, Henry Howard (1628-1684) -- Bibliotheca Norfolciana: Sive catalogus libb. manuscriptorum & impressorum in omni arte & lingua . London: Richard Chiswell, 1681. 4 o (226 x 106 mm). (Some pale soiling to title.) 18th-century tree calf (joints rubbed and a bit weak). Provenance : George Rose

Lot #: 160

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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COTTON, Sir Robert Bruce (1571-1631) -- Thomas SMITH (1638-1710). Catalogus...

COTTON, Sir Robert Bruce (1571-1631) -- Thomas SMITH (1638-1710). Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Cottonianae . Oxford: Theatro Sheldoniano, 1696. 2 o (385 x 240 mm). Engraved portrait of Sir Robert Cotton by R. White after C. Johnson, title vignette and 2 engraved headpieces by M

Lot #: 161

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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BRIDGES, John (1666-1724) -- Catalogus librorum Johannis Bridges...nuper ex...

BRIDGES, John (1666-1724) -- Catalogus librorum Johannis Bridges...nuper ex Hospitio Lincolniensi . London: James Tonson & John Watts, 1725. 8 o (226 x 139 mm). Engraved allegorical frontispiece by A. Motte showing the idealized entrance to the Bridges Library. (Some minor spotting.) Contemporary

Lot #: 162

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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KINGSTON, Evelyn Pierrepont, First Duke of (1665-1726) -- Catalogus...

KINGSTON, Evelyn Pierrepont, First Duke of (1665-1726) -- Catalogus Bibliothecae Kingstonianae . [London: Privately Printed by William Bowyer, 1726-27]. 2 o (439 x 284 mm). Without title-page and preliminaries as issued. 6 engravings showing the Kingston coat-of-arms, two views of Thoresby House

Lot #: 163

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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BRUCE, Charles, Viscount (1682-1747) -- A Catalogue of the Books of the...

BRUCE, Charles, Viscount (1682-1747) -- A Catalogue of the Books of the Right Honourable Charles Viscount Bruce of Ampthill (Son and Heir Apparent of Thomas Earl of Ailesbury) and Baron Bruce of Whoreleton, in his Library at Totenham in the County of Wiltes . Oxford: Printed at the Theater [Oxford

Lot #: 164

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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WILLETT, Ralph (1719-1795) -- Catalogue of the Books in the Library of...

WILLETT, Ralph (1719-1795) -- Catalogue of the Books in the Library of Ralph Willett, Esq., at Merly in the County of Dorset . London: [privately printed by John Nichols?], 1790. 8 o (219 x 135 mm). Contemporary green half calf gilt. Provenance : Ralph Willett (his annotations throughout); Alan G

Lot #: 165

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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BANKS, Sir Joseph (1743-1820) -- Jonas DRYANDER (1748-1810). Catalogus...

BANKS, Sir Joseph (1743-1820) -- Jonas DRYANDER (1748-1810). Catalogus bibliothecae historico-naturalis Josephi Banks... London: William Bulmer for [Joseph Banks], 1796-1800. 5 volumes, 8 o (214 x 133 mm). Contemporary calf gilt, covers with central gilt ducal crest of Buccleuch, upper spine panel

Lot #: 166

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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BLANDFORD, George Spencer-Churchill, fifth Duke of Marlborough, Marquis of...

BLANDFORD, George Spencer-Churchill, fifth Duke of Marlborough, Marquis of (1766-1840) -- Catalogus librorum qui in Bibliotheca Blandfordiensi reperiuntur. [London, Printed for private distribution by Ballintine & Byworth, and Thomas Bentley], 1812-1814. Together 9 parts and supplement, 4 o (283 x

Lot #: 167

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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BELLEW, Christopher D. (1763-1826) -- "A Catalogue of Books in the Library...

BELLEW, Christopher D. (1763-1826) -- "A Catalogue of Books in the Library of Christopher D. Bellew Esq. Mount Bellew. Only 15 Copies have been Printed" [Text of the label on the original front wrapper]. Galway: printed by Geo. Conolly High Street, 1813. Narrow large 2 o (363 x 218 mm). Original

Lot #: 168

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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BELLEW, Christopher D. (1763-1826) -- A Catalogue of the Mount Bellew...

BELLEW, Christopher D. (1763-1826) -- A Catalogue of the Mount Bellew Library, 1814. Dublin: Printed at the Hibernia Press Office, Temple-Lane, by James Cumming and Co., 1814. 4 o (262 x 203 mm). Contemporary half vellum and marbled paper boards, original plain vellum paper wrappers bound in (some

Lot #: 169

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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SPENCER, George John, second Earl (1758-1834) -- Thomas Frognall DIBDIN...

SPENCER, George John, second Earl (1758-1834) -- Thomas Frognall DIBDIN (1776-1847). Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century, and of Many Valuable First Editions in the Library of George John Earl Spencer . London: W. Bulmer, 1814-1815. 4

Lot #: 170

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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WRANGHAM, Francis (1769-1842). The English Portion of the Library of the...

WRANGHAM, Francis (1769-1842). The English Portion of the Library of the Ven. Francis Wrangham...Archdeacon of Cleveland . Malton: Privately Printed by R. Smithson, 1826. 8 o (214 x 132 mm). Late 19th-century calf gilt, edges gilt (front hinge cracked). Limited to 70 copies, Wrangham compiled the

Lot #: 171

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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GRAY, Francis, Fourteenth Baron (1765-1842) -- David MORISON (1792-1855...

GRAY, Francis, Fourteenth Baron (1765-1842) -- David MORISON (1792-1855). The Gray Library . Kinfauns Castle: [David Morison for Kinfauns Press], 1827. 2 o (368 x 258 mm). Lithographed throughout by David Morison, lithographed text on rectos only, red lithographed historiated borders on rectos and

Lot #: 172

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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GRAY, Francis, Fourteenth Baron (1765-1842) -- David MORISON (1792-1855...

GRAY, Francis, Fourteenth Baron (1765-1842) -- David MORISON (1792-1855). The Gray Library . Kinfauns Castle: Kinfauns Press, 1828. 2 o (378 x 262 mm). Letterpress text printed on rectos within red lithographed historiated borders on rectos and versos. Contemporary black morocco, sides with wide

Lot #: 173

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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SUSSEX, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of (1773-1843) -- Thomas Joseph...

SUSSEX, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of (1773-1843) -- Thomas Joseph PETTIGREW (1791-1865). Bibliotheca Sussexiana. A Descriptive Catalogue, accompanied by Historical and Bibliographical Notices, of Manuscripts and printed Books, contained in the Library of His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex

Lot #: 174

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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SUSSEX, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of (1773-1843) -- Thomas Joseph...

SUSSEX, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of (1773-1843) -- Thomas Joseph PETTIGREW (1791-1865). Bibliotheca Sussexiana. A Descriptive Catalogue, accompanied by Historical and Bibliographical Notices, of Manuscripts and printed Books, contained in the Library of His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex

Lot #: 175

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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HOLMES, John (1758-ca 1841) -- A Descriptive Catalogue of Books, in the...

HOLMES, John (1758-ca 1841) -- A Descriptive Catalogue of Books, in the Library of John Holmes, F.S.A., with notices of authors and printers . Norwich: Matchett, Stevenson, and Matchett, 1828-1840. 6 volumes, including 2 supplements, 8 o (226 x 140 mm). Lithographed frontispiece and portrait of

Lot #: 176

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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CURRER, Frances Mary Richardson (1785-1861) -- C.J. STEWART. A Catalogue of...

CURRER, Frances Mary Richardson (1785-1861) -- C.J. STEWART. A Catalogue of the Library Collected by Miss Richarson Currer at Eshton Hall, Craven, Yorkshire . London: printed for private circulation only by J. Moyes, 1833. 8 o (250 x 157 mm). Steel-engraved frontispiece showing Eshton Hall and 3

Lot #: 177

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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HEATHCOTE, Sir William (1801-1881) -- James DARLING. Catalogue of Books...

HEATHCOTE, Sir William (1801-1881) -- James DARLING. Catalogue of Books, belonging to Sir William Heathcote, Baronet, at Hursley Park, in the County of Southampton . London: Privately Printed, 1834. 4 o (274 x 218 mm). Lithographed throughout from the original manuscript. Contemporary cloth

Lot #: 178

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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HEATHCOTE, Sir William -- James DARLING, Father and Son. Catalogue of Books...

HEATHCOTE, Sir William -- James DARLING, Father and Son. Catalogue of Books in the Library... at Hursley Park... Second Edition, arranged in 1834, and revised and enlarged 1862, by the late James Darling, Bookseller; completed by his Son. London: Darling, 1865. Large 8 o (252 x 160 mm). Contemporary

Lot #: 179

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005

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BRIDGEWATER HOUSE -- John Payne COLLIER. A Catalogue, Bibliographical and...

BRIDGEWATER HOUSE -- John Payne COLLIER. A Catalogue, Bibliographical and Critical, of Early English Literature forming a portion of the Library at Bridgewater House, the Property of the Rt. Hon. Lord Francis Egerton, M.P . London: [Privately Printed by F. Shoberl, Jun.], 1837. 4 o (280 x 212 mm

Lot #: 180

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 22 Mar 2005 - 23 Mar 2005