Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Olympic Manifesto

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Date of the auction: 18.12.2019

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ACKERMANN, RUDOLPH | A History of the University of Oxford... London: R...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson ACKERMANN, RUDOLPHA History of the University of Oxford... London: R. Ackermann, 1814 [And:] The History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster... London: R. Ackermann, 1816 [Watermarked 1812] A History of the

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ACKERMANN [PUBLISHER] — HENRY ALKEN | [Ackermann's Sporting Scraps...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonACKERMANN [PUBLISHER] — HENRY ALKEN[Ackermann's Sporting Scraps]. London: R. Ackermann, [ca. 1861] Oblong 4to (8 7/16 x 10 5/8 in.; 214 x 270 mm). 36 hand-colored aquatint plates, heightened with gum arabic, by J. Harris after H

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ALKEN, HENRY, AND GEORGE ALKIN | A Group of Seven Titles Related to Hunting...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonALKEN, HENRY, AND GEORGE ALKINA Group of Seven Titles Related to Hunting and Satirical Representations of Sport Alken, Henry. Sporting Discoveries or The Miseries of Hunting in A Series of Seven Plates, Being Hints to Young

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ALKEN, HENRY | A Group of Seven Titles Related to Hunting

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonALKEN, HENRYA Group of Seven Titles Related to Hunting Four Hand-Colored Sporting Engravings. London: Thomas Palser, 1817 [Watermarked 1820]. Folio (21 7/8 x 16 in.; 555 x 408 mm). 4 hand colored aquatints by Thomas Sutherland

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ALKEN, HENRY ⁠— [PRINCE HENRY, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER] | A Group of Four Titles...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson ALKEN, HENRY ⁠— [PRINCE HENRY, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER] A Group of Four Titles from the Collection of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester Sporting Discoveries or the Miseries of Hunting in a Series of Seven Plates, Being Hints to Young

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ALKEN, HENRY, AND C.B. NEWHOUSE | A Group of Eight Titles Related to...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonALKEN, HENRY, AND C.B. NEWHOUSEA Group of Eight Titles Related to Equestrian Pursuits Alken, Henry. Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders. London: S. And J. Fuller, 1815 [watermarked 1819 And 1821]. Oblong folio (9 3/4 x 13 3/4

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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BARROW, JOHN | A VOYAGE TO COCHINCHINA IN THE YEARS 1792 AND 1793. LONDON...

BARROW, JOHNA VOYAGE TO COCHINCHINA IN THE YEARS 1792 AND 1793. LONDON: T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES, 1806 4to (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 ins.; 285 x 220 mm). Engraved map and plan (both double-page), 20 hand-colored aquatint plates (one double-page); uncut with deckle edges, partially unopened, minor dampstain to

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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[CANADA] — PRENTISS N. GRAY | Camera Adventures in New Brunswick. [N.P...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson[CANADA] — PRENTISS N. GRAYCamera Adventures in New Brunswick. [N.P.: Privately Printed], 1925 4to (11 x 9 1/2 in.; 280 x 241 mm). 31 plates from photographs, 2 maps; minor marginal toning. Three quarter blue morocco over blue

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE | A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonCARTWRIGHT, GEORGE A Journal of Transactions and Events, During a Residence of Nearly Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador. Newark: Allin and Ridge, 1792 3 volumes, 4to (11 7/8 x 9 1/4 in.; 300 x 240 mm). Engraved portrait

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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DANIELL, THOMAS, AND WILLIAM DANIELL | A Picturesque Voyage to India by the...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonDANIELL, THOMAS, AND WILLIAM DANIELLA Picturesque Voyage to India by the Way of China. London: Thomas Davison for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; and William Daniell, 1810 Oblong folio (9 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.; 245 x 340 mm). 50

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Eugene V. Connett, Ed. American Big Game Fishing. New...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson (DERRYDALE PRESS)Eugene V. Connett, Ed. American Big Game Fishing. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1935 4to (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.; 318 x 241 mm). Numerous illustrations by Lynn Bogue Hunt and from photographs, drawings and maps

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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(DERRYDALE PRESS) | Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson (DERRYDALE PRESS)Pollard, H. B. C., and Phyllis Barclay-Smith. British & American Game-Birds … With a chapter on Shooting in America by Eugene V. Connett. The Derrydale Press: New York, 1939 4to (12 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.; 318 x 260

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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(DERRYDALE PRESS) | A Group of 15 Derrydale Titles

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson(DERRYDALE PRESS)A Group of 15 Derrydale Titles Lot includes:Connett, Eugene V. Wing Shooting and Angling. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. 8vo. 4 black and white plates (three by A.B. Frost and one by Oliver Kemp

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson D'OYLY, SIR CHARLESSketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830 Oblong 4to (9 1/2 x 10 7/8 in.; 238 x 274 mm). Lithographed title, 22 lithographed views on

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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GOULD, A.C. — [REMINGTON, FREDERIC, A.B. FROST AND OTHERS (ILLUSTRATORS)] |...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonGOULD, A.C. — [REMINGTON, FREDERIC, A.B. FROST AND OTHERS (ILLUSTRATORS)]Sport or Fishing and Shooting. Boston: Bradlee Whidden, 1889 Folio (21 1/2 x 15 1/4 ins.; 545 x 383 mm). 15 chromolithographic plates after Remington, Frost

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson GREY, ZANEA pair of Titles from His Personal Library Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1925. 4to. Half-title, colored frontispiece, over 100 plates from photographs by Grey, printed tissue

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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HALES, STEPHEN | Vegetable Staticks: Or, An Account of some Statical...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson HALES, STEPHEN Vegetable Staticks: Or, An Account of some Statical Experiments on the sap in vegetables: Being an Essay towards a Natural History of Vegetation. Also, a specimen of An Attempt to Analyse the Air, By a great

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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[INDIA] — JOHN CLOUGH | An archive of manuscript, typescript, and...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson [INDIA] — JOHN CLOUGHAn archive of manuscript, typescript, and photographic material, related to John Clough's hunting expeditions in India. Ca. 1927-1935 39 volumes, large 8vo and 4to (from 10 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.; 256 x 202 mm to

Lot #: 18

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

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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JAMES, EDWIN | Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson JAMES, EDWINAccount of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the Years 1819, 1820...under the command of Maj. S.H. Long. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823 3 volumes, 8vo (8 7/8 x 5

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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KALINOVSKY, A. | Les Chasses au Caucase. St. Petersburg: A. Jacovlev, 1900

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson KALINOVSKY, A. Les Chasses au Caucase. St. Petersburg: A. Jacovlev, 1900 Folio (16 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.; 413 x 297 mm). Title-page printed in red and black, 100 photographic plates, most with 2 images, title, text, and captions in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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[PHILADELPHIA] — DANDO, THOMAS S. | Riverton Gun Club History. 1877-1906...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson [PHILADELPHIA] — DANDO, THOMAS S. Riverton Gun Club History. 1877-1906. [Philadelphia]: Dando Printing and Publishing Company, 1906 Oblong 4to (13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.; 350 x 273 mm). In-text photographic reproductions throughout

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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POTOCKI, JOSEPH, COUNT | Notatki Mysliwskie Z Afryki Somali (Sport in...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson POTOCKI, JOSEPH, COUNTNotatki Mysliwskie Z Afryki Somali (Sport in Somaliland). Warsaw: Gebethner I. Wolff, 1897 Large 4to. Colored portrait frontispiece, 18 plates on India paper, in-text illustrations, most of which colored or

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ROBINSON, ALAN JAMES | A Group of Four Works Published by the Cheloniidae Press

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson ROBINSON, ALAN JAMESA Group of Four Works Published by the Cheloniidae Press Lot includes: Games Birds & Waterfowl. Easthampton, Massachusetts: Cheloniidae Press, 1980. 10 etchings (11 x 12 3/4 in.; 282 x 324 mm). Title-page and

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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RUSSELL, PATRICK | An Account of Indian Serpents, Collected from the Coast...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" JohnsonRUSSELL, PATRICK An Account of Indian Serpents, Collected from the Coast of Coromandel. London: Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare-Press, for George Nicol, 1796 Folio (21 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.; 540 x 362 mm). Dedication leaf, 46 engraved

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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[SPORTING] | The American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine. Baltimore...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson [SPORTING] The American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine. Baltimore: J.S. Skinner, 1830-1838; New York: Spirit of the Times, 1839-1843 15 volumes, 8vo (8 5/8 x 5 1/4 in.; 220 x 134 mm). Woodcut and engraved title-pages

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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STURGES, LEE | Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick. (Chicago...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson STURGES, LEESalmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick. (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919 Small 4to (9 1/4 x 7 in.; 241 x 177 mm). 7 etched plates by Sturges with lettered

Lot #: 26

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

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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WILLIAMSON, CAPTAIN THOMAS | Oriental Field Sports: Being a Complete...

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson WILLIAMSON, CAPTAIN THOMAS Oriental Field Sports: Being a Complete, Detailed, and Accurate of the Wild Sports of the East. London: Printed by William Bulmer for Edward Orme, 1807 Large oblong folio (22 3/8 x 18 in.; 568 x 455

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ADAMS, HENRY | Mont Saint Michel and Chartes. Washington: [Privately...

The Property of a Gentleman ADAMS, HENRYMont Saint Michel and Chartes. Washington: [Privately printed for the author], 1904 4to (12 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.; 324 x 251 mm). Original blue buckram, red morocco gilt lettering-piece on spine; spine ends rubbed and worn, lettering-piece chipped at upper edge

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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ADAMS, HENRY | The Education of Henry Adams. Washington: [Privately printed...

The Property of a Gentleman ADAMS, HENRY The Education of Henry Adams. Washington: [Privately printed for the author], 1907 4to (12 3/4 x 10 in.; 323 x 253 mm). Few leaves with light marginal dampstaining. Original blue buckram, black morocco gilt lettering-piece; spine ends frayed, covers rubbed

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019

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CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. | The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and...

The Property of a Gentleman CLEMENS, SAMUEL L.The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and other Sketches. By Mark Twain. New York: C.H. Webb, 1867 8vo (6 ¾ x 4 ⅜ in.; 171 x 111 mm). Initial leaf of publisher's advertisement on yellow paper, unbroken type at pages 21, 66, and 198; scattered

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Dec 2019