Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

Christie's
13 June 2011, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 13.06.2011

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AYLETT, Robert (c 1582-1655)] A Wife not Ready Made but Bes...

AYLETT, Robert (c. 1582-1655).] A Wife not Ready Made but Bespoken ... in four pastorall eclogues. The second edition. London: A.R., 1653. 8° (169 x 105mm). [6], 26, [2]p. In verse. (Title browned at lower margin and with some restoration at edges, tiny hole in title and following leaf, some leaves

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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BIBLE in German -- Biblia, das ist: Die gantze heilige Schri...

BIBLE in German -- Biblia, das ist: Die gantze heilige Schrifft: Deudsch . Translated from Hebrew, Greek and Latin by Martin Luther (1483-1546), revised by the translator with assistance from Melanchthon, Bugenhagen, Jonas, Cruciger and others. Wittenberg: Hans Lufft, 1560-1561. 2 parts in one

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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BINDING -- GOLDSMITH, John An Almanack for the Year of our L...

BINDING -- GOLDSMITH, John. An Almanack for the Year of our Lord God, MDCCXLVI . London: Charles Ackers for the Company of Stationers, [1745]. 12° (104 x 48mm). A-B 1 2 only (lacking leaves B1 and B12, and ?two other gatherings), first gathering printed in red and black, interleaved. (Very light

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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ROPER, Abel (bookseller)] A catalogue of two choice and con...

ROPER, Abel (bookseller)]. A catalogue of two choice and considerable libraries of books, Latin and English, of two eminent and learned men deceased: are to be exposed to sale by way of auction, at Mr. Bridges's coffe-house ... on Monday the 22d day of this instant November 1680 . [London

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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ROGERS, Daniel (1609/10-1680) -- COOPER, William and Edward ...

ROGERS, Daniel (1609/10-1680) -- COOPER, William and Edward MILLINGTON (booksellers). Catalogus variorum librorum bibliothecae instructissimae Rev. Viri D. Danielis Rogers ... in Jonathan's coffee-house, 21st June 1683 . [London]: given gratis at Mr. Ponder's, Mr. Nott's, Mr. Wilkinson's, Jonathan's

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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WALTON, Brian (1600-61) -- Bibliotheca Waltoniana, sive Cata...

WALTON, Brian (1600-61) -- Bibliotheca Waltoniana, sive Catalogus librorum (in omni arte & lingua) rarissimorum ... horum auction habebitur Londini 30 die Aprilis in aedibus Sam. Carr . [London]: distributed gratis at Sam. Carr's house, 1683. 4° (232 x 186mm). Uncut. (Browned, tiny burn hole in one

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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GUNTER, Jasper -- MILLINGTON, Edward (bookseller) Catalogus ...

GUNTER, Jasper -- MILLINGTON, Edward (bookseller). Catalogus librorum medicorum, juridicorum, mathematicorum, philologicorum ex bibliothecis Gasp. Gunteri Med. Doct. ... vicesimo die Martii, 1683/4 . [London]: given gratis at Mr. Wilkinson's, Mr. Ranew's, the Black-boy Coffee-house, Mr. H

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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SMALLWOOD, Matthew (1614/15-1683) -- Catalogus librorum reve...

SMALLWOOD, Matthew (1614/15-1683) -- Catalogus librorum reverend doctiq: viri Matth. Smallwood, S.T.P. & Decani de Lychfield nuper defuncti ... 2 die Maii 1684 . London: given gratis at Mr Chr. Wilkinson's, Mr N. Ponder's, Mr Sam. Smith, Widow Elford's Coffee-house, Widow Bourne's Coffee-house and

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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BROEKHUIZEN, Benjamin van (d c1686) -- COOPER, William (book...

BROEKHUIZEN, Benjamin van (d. c.1686) -- COOPER, William (bookseller). Catalogus librorum theologicorum, juridicorum, philologicorum, medicorum, &c, bibliothecae D.D. Benj. Broeckhuysen, Philos. & Med. Doct. & aliroum ... Decembris 1, 1684 . [London]: distributed gratis at the Pelican in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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LAUDERDALE, Richard Maitland, Earl of -- WALFORD, Benjamin (...

LAUDERDALE, Richard Maitland, Earl of -- WALFORD, Benjamin (bookseller). Catalogus librorum instructissimae bibliothecae nobilis cujusdam Scoto-Britanni in quavis lingua & facultate insigninum ... tricessimo die Octobris, 1688 . [London]: distributed by Mr. Nott and Mr. Holford, Mr. Willis, Mr

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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SCOTT, Robert (c1632-1709/10) -- WALFORD, Benjamin (booksell...

SCOTT, Robert (c.1632-1709/10) -- WALFORD, Benjamin (bookseller). Catalogus librorum Roberti Scott, bibliopolae regii Londinensis, in quavis lingua & facultate insignium ex variis Europae partibus advectorum: quorum auctio habenda est Londini ... decimo tertio die Februarii, 1687/8 . [London

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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BUDE, Guillaume (1468-1540) Libri V de Asse Venice: Aldus an...

BUDE, Guillaume (1468-1540). Libri V de Asse . Venice: Aldus and Andrea d'Asola, September 1522. Large 8° (214 x 135mm). Printer's device on title and at end. (Lower blank third of title renewed, occasional light spotting.) 18th-century vellum (slightly soiled, neat tear at spine foot), green

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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CAMPANELLA, Tommaso (1568-1639) Von der spanischen Monarchy...

CAMPANELLA, Tommaso (1568-1639). Von der spanischen Monarchy, oder ausführliches Bedencken welchermassen . [Tübingen or Frankfurt]: 1620. Small 4° (176 x 141mm). Pagination: (viii), 166pp. (Worming at upper corners occasionally touching text, a few headlines shaved, without final blank.) Modern grey

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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CAVICEO, Jacomo Dialogue treselegant intitule le Peregrin, t...

CAVICEO, Jacomo. Dialogue treselegant intitule le Peregrin, traictant de lhonneste et pudicq amour concilie par pure et sincere vertu . Paris: Jehan Petit, 1540. 8° (147 x 98mm). Title in red and black, 3 woodcut illustrations, small initials. (A few headlines shaved, lacking final leaf

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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CLAVIUS, Christophorus (1537-1612) In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sa...

CLAVIUS, Christophorus (1537-1612). In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco commentarius . Rome: Victorius Helianus, 1570. 4° (209 x 150mm). Woodcut diagrams, initials and printer's device at end. (Some spotting and staining, occasional browning, clean repair tear to Nnn1.) Contemporary limp vellum

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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CLAVIUS, Christophorus (1537-1612): Geometria Practica Rome:...

CLAVIUS, Christophorus (1537-1612): Geometria Practica . Rome: ex typographia Aloisii Zannetti, 1604. 4° (212 x 155mm). Woodcut printer's device on title and final leaf, diagrams and illustrations. (Small hole in title just touching one letter, occasional heavy browning, marginal paper flaw to Bb1

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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CLEMENS V (1264-1314, Pope) Constitutiones, cum apparatu Joa...

CLEMENS V (1264-1314, Pope). Constitutiones, cum apparatu Joannis Andreae . [Mainz]: Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 25 June 1460.
CLEMENS V (1264-1314, Pope). Constitutiones, cum apparatu Joannis Andreae . [Mainz]: Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, 25 June 1460. 2°, 7 leaves only, PRINTED ON VELLUM

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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DEFOE, Daniel, (1659?-1731)] The Chimera; or, the French Wa...

DEFOE, Daniel, (1659?-1731)]. The Chimera; or, the French Way of Paying National Debts laid open . London: for T. Warner, 1720. 8° (195 x 125mm). (Lacking first blank, some browning and spotting.) Modern brown morocco gilt by W.H. Smith and Son.
DEFOE, Daniel, (1659?-1731)]. The Chimera; or, the

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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DENON, Dominique Vivant, Baron de (1747-1825) Voyage dans la...

DENON, Dominique Vivant, Baron de (1747-1825). Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte . Paris: Pierre Didot l'âiné, 1802. 2 volumes, broadsheet 2° (687 x 523mm). Half-title to vol. I, section-title to vol. II, 142 engraved plates (8 double-page), including plates 20 bis and 54 bis, plates 4 and 5

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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DONNE, John (1573-1631) Biathanatos A Declaration of that Pa...

DONNE, John (1573-1631). Biathanatos. A Declaration of that Paradoxe, or Thesis, that Selfe-homicide is not so Naturally Sinne, that it may never be otherwise . London: John Dawson [1647]. 4° (191 x 140mm). Without initial blank. (First 3 leaves with repair to margin, lower corner of Y1 repaired

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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ESTIENNE, Charles (1504-1564) Praedium rusticum Paris: Charl...

ESTIENNE, Charles (1504-1564). Praedium rusticum . Paris: Charles Estienne, 1554. 8° (170 x 109mm). Woodcut title device. (Occasional light old stains.) Contemporary calf gilt, covers with gilt ropework borders surrounding central arabesque and outer blind rules, gilt spine compartments with raised

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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EVERETT, George, Shipwright The Pathway to Peace and Profit ...

EVERETT, George, Shipwright. The Pathway to Peace and Profit wherein is methodically set forth a sure and certain way for the more speedy and effectual building and repairing their Majesties Royal Navy . London: for the Author, to be sold by Randal Taylor, 1694. Small 4° (186 x 138mm). (Upper margin

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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EUCLID (fl 300 BC) La prospettiva tradotta dal RPM Egnatio D...

EUCLID (fl. 300 BC). La prospettiva tradotta dal R.P.M. Egnatio Danti insieme con la prospettiva di Eliodoro Larisseo . Florence: Giunti, 1573. 3 parts in one volume, 4° (221 x 144mm). With part-titles, final part with parallel text in Greek and Latin. Woodcut Giunta device on first title, woodcut

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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FITZ-GEFFRY, Charles (1576-1638) The Curse of the Corne-hord...

FITZ-GEFFRY, Charles (1576-1638). The Curse of the Corne-horders: with The Blessing of seasonable Selling . London: I[ohn] B[eale] for Michael Sparke, 1631. Small 4° (179 x 134mm). Woodcut title, woodcut headpieces and initials. (Title and verso of final leaf of text very lightly soiled, occasional

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) Il saggiatore nel quale con bil...

GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). Il saggiatore nel quale con bilancia esquisita e giusta si ponderano le cose contenute nella libra astronomica e filosofica di Lotario Sarsi Sigensano. Rome: Giacomo Mascardi, 1623. 4° (215 x 158mm). Engraved title-page, portrait of Galileo, woodcut initials and

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) Discorso al serenissimo Don Cos...

GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). Discorso al serenissimo Don Cosimo II Gran Duca di Toscana intorno alle cose, che stanno in su l'acqua, o che in quella si muovono . Florence: Cosimo Giunti, 1612. 4° (225 x 160mm). Woodcut Medici arms on title, woodcut device to final recto, diagrams in text. (Sporadic

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) La operazione del compasso geom...

GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). La operazione del compasso geometrico, et militare . Padua: Paolo Frambotto, 1640. 4° (222 x 165mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials and tailpieces, diagrams, one folding engraved diagram tipped in. (Occasional small stains, short marginal tear to

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) Systema cosmicum: in quo dialog...

GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). Systema cosmicum: in quo dialogis iv. de duobus maximis mundi systematibus, Ptolemaico & Copernicano, rationibus utrinque propositis indefinite disseritur . - FOSCARINI, Paolo Antonio (1565-1616). Locorum S. Scripturae cum terra mobilitate conciliatio . Lyon: Ioan

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) Systema cosmicum London: Thomas...

GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). Systema cosmicum . London: Thomas Dicas for D. Pauli, 1663. 8°. Engraved additional title, woodcut illustrations (light browning, occasional rust-holes, S6 holed with loss of letters, library stamp partially removed from verso of title). Contemporary calf, spine gilt

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 13 Jun 2011

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GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642) Opere Florence: Tartini, 1718 3...

GALILEI, Galileo (1564-1642). Opere . Florence: Tartini, 1718. 3 volumes, large 8° (252 x 182mm). Half-titles, engraved portrait, general title to vol. 1 in red and black with engraved vignette, woodcut diagrams of which 19 full-page, one folding engraved plate. (Two short tears to title of vol. I

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 13 Jun 2011