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Date of the auction: 27.11.2013

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ST ANTONINUS, CONFESSIONALE, STRASSBURG, 1484; VORAGINE, TRACTATUS...

Antoninus Florentinus, Saint CONFESSIONALE: DEFECERUNT SCRUTANTES SCRUTINIO. JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: SERMO DE POENITENTIA [STRASSBURG: HEINRICH KNOBLOCHTZER, C. 1484] 126 leaves, *4 a-o8 p10, 31 lines, gothic type, large woodcut initials, red paraphs and initial-strokes, some deckle edges JACOBUS DE

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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APULEIUS, ASINUS AUREUS, VENICE, 1504, IN A CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO BINDING

Apuleius, Lucius COMMENTARII A PHILIPPO BEROALDO CONDITI IN ASINUM AUREUM LUCII APULEII. (VENICE: BARTHOLOMAEUS DE ZANIS, 11 NOVEMBER 1504) folio (308 x 213mm.), woodcut border on a2v, woodcut initials, woodcut printer's device by colophon, contemporary Italian blind-tooled brown morocco over wooden

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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APULEIUS, METAMORPHOSEON, LEIDEN, 1786, WITH ADDITIONAL PLATES AFTER RAPHAEL

Apuleius, Lucius METAMORPHOSEON LIBRI XI... LEIDEN: VAN DE EYK AND VYGH, 1786 4to (270 x 212mm.), with 32 additional plates by Antonio Salamanca after Raphael with the captions pasted to each verso, eighteenth-century red morocco gilt by Upham & Beet of New Bond Street, spine gilt in compartments

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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ARIOSTO, ORLANDO FURIOSO (IN SPANISH), ANTWERP, 1558-1557

Ariosto, Lodovico LA PRIMERA (-SEGUNDA) PARTE DE ORLANDO FURIOSO... TRADUZIDO EN ROMANCE CASTELLANO POR DON IERONIMO DE URREA. ANTWERP: THE WIDOW OF MARTIN NUTIUS, 1558; MARTIN NUTIUS, 1557 4to (214 x 160mm.), woodcut printer's device on title-pages, woodcut portrait of the translator, woodcut

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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ARIOSTO, ORLANDO FURIOSO, VENICE, 1772-1773, 4 VOLUMES

Ariosto, Lodovico ORLANDO FURIOSO. VENICE: ANTONIO ZATTA, 1772-1773 4 volumes, 4to (285 x 201mm.), engraved title-pages, engraved frontispiece, engraved initials, head- and tailpieces, engraved portrait after Titian, 56 engraved plates, engraved argomento at head of each canto, replacement initial

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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ARIOSTO, ORLANDO FURIOSO, BIRMINGHAM, 1773, 4 VOLUMES IN RED MOROCCO

Ariosto, Lodovico ORLANDO FURIOSO. BIRMINGHAM: G. BASKERVILLE FOR P. MOLINI AND G. MOLINI, 1773 4 volumes, 8vo (226 x 142mm.), engraved frontispiece portrait after Titian, 46 engraved plates engraved by Bartolozzi and others to designs by Cipriani, Cochin, Eisen, Moreau and others, M2-3 in vol.1

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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AUGUSTINE, DE CIVITATE DEI, VENICE, 1475

Augustinus, Aurelius, Saint DE CIVITATE DEI. VENICE: GABRIELE DI PIETRO, 1475 Chancery folio (268 x 187mm.), 294 leaves (of 296), a8 [5 6 7 8]8 a-z A-D10, double column, 46 lines plus headline, gothic letter, 2- to 11-line initials supplied in red or blue with printed guides, English

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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AUGUSTINE, DE CIVITATE DEI, VENICE, 1489, IN A CONTEMPORARY BINDING

Augustinus, Aurelius, Saint DE CIVITATE DEI [WITH THE COMMENTARY OF THOMAS WALEYS AND NICOLAUS TRIVET]. VENICE: SCOTUS, 1489 Chancery folio (312 x 206mm.), 264 leaves, a-r8 s6 t-z8 [et] [con] [rum]8 AA-EE8 FF-HH6, 51 lines of main text plus headline, gothic type, large woodcut on verso of

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BAJ, DAMES ET GENERAUX, PARIS, 1964

Baj, Enrico DAMES ET GÉNÉRAUX. DIX PLANCHES GRAVÉES À L'EAU-FORTE POUR DIX POÈMES DE BENJAMIN PÉRET AVEC UN TEXTE LIMINAIRE PAR ANDRÉ BRETON ET UN FAUX TITRE DE MARCEL DUCHAMP. PARIS: BERGGUEN; MILAN: SCHWARZ, (1964) 4to (325 x 250mm.), copy number 45 of a limited edition of 125 copies, 10 etched

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BARBIER, SET OF 8 COSTUME DESIGNS, 1925

Barbier, George A SET OF 8 COSTUME DRAWINGS, PERHAPS FOR THE BALLETS RUSSES each approx 255 x 175mm., pen and ink drawings with watercolour, each showing a figure in medieval costume and signed "George Barbier", some with the date 1925, framed and glazed, a few slightly soiled or with water-staining

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BARCLAY, PRODIGIOSA HISTORIA DE LOS DOS AMANTES, ARGENIS Y POLIARCO...

Barclay, John PRODIGIOSA HISTORIA DE LOS DOS AMANTES, ARGENIS Y POLIARCO, EN PROSA Y VERSO [TRANSLATED BY GABRIEL DE CORRAL]. MADRID: JUAN GONÇALEZ, 1626, ENGRAVED ARMS ON TITLE, OCCASIONAL CROPPING OR TEARS AT FOOT OF PAGE AFFECTING SIGNATURES OR A FEW LETTERS (EG. C4, X6, HH6, II1, MM3, NN1-2

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX, MODUS BENE VIVENDI, VENICE, 1494

Bernardus Claravallensis MODUS BENE VIVENDI IN CHRISTIANAM RELIGIONEM. VENICE: BERNARDUS BENALIUS, 30 MAY 1494 8vo (151 x 107mm.), 106 leaves, *2 a-n8 (f. 2v blank), double column, 27 lines, gothic type, 3- and 5-line initial spaces with printed guides, modern red morocco gilt in period style

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BIBLE, LATIN, NAPLES, 1476

Bible. Latin BIBLIA LATINA [WITH ADDITIONS BY THOMAS TAQUI AND BIAGIO ROMERO]. NAPLES: MATTHIAS MORAVUS [AND BIAGIO ROMERO], 1476 Chancery folio (255 x 175mm.), 452 leaves (of 454), a-e10 f8 g10 h-i8 k-m10 m10 n-r10 s-t8 u10 x8 y-z10 &10 aa-ee10 ff-gg8 hh10 ii-ll8 lm8 mm-qq10 rr-uu8 xx10 yy8 z8

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BIBLE, LATIN, VENICE, 1482, 3 VOLUMES

Bible. Latin BIBLIA LATINA (CUM POSTILLIS NICOLAI DE LYRA ET EXPOSITIONIBUS GUILLELMI BRITONIS IN OMNES PROLOGOS S. HIERONYMI ET ADDITIONIBUS PAULI BURGENSIS REPLICISQUE MATTHIAE DOERING). NICOLAUS DE LYRA: CONTRA PERFIDIAM JUDAEORUM. VENICE: FRANCISCUS RENNER, DE HEILBRONN, 1482-1483 3 volumes

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BIBLIA LATINA, STRASSBURG, 1483

Bible. Latin. Old Testament [STRASSBURG: JOHANN (REINHARD) GRÜNINGER], 1483 Chancery folio and quarto (290 x 197mm.), 304 leaves (of 676, without New Testament and the Interpretationes hebraicorum nominum), A-Z8 AA-II8 kk8 LL-PP8, double column, 45 lines plus headline, gothic type, 12-line initial

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BIBLE, LATIN, NUREMBERG, 1504, 6 VOLUMES, IN CONTEMPORARY PIGSKIN BINDINGS

Bible. Latin [WITH THE COMMENTARY OF HUGO DE SANCTO CARO]. NUREMBERG: ANTON KOBERGER, 23 AUGUST 1504 6 volumes, folio (347 x 237mm.), woodcut illustrations (some full-page), contemporary binding from the Wiblingen monastery bindery (Kyriss shop 36), blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with metal

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BIBLE, BASEL, 1522, IN A SPIERINCK BINDING AND WITH EARLY ENGLISH PROVENANCE

Bible. Latin BIBLIORUM OPUS INTEGRUM [EDITED BY ERASMUS]. BASEL: (THOMAS WOLFF), 1522 4to (210 x 151mm.), [8], 374ff. only (of 770) containing the Old Testament up to Psalms, title within woodcut border, woodcut initials and headpieces, contemporary Cambridge binding by Nicholas Spierinck, wide

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BIBLE, LATIN, LYON, 1532, IN GREEN MOROCCO

Bible. Latin BIBLIA. (LYON: JEAN MARESCHAL, AUGUST) 1532 folio (345 x 230mm.), title printed in red within woodcut border with vignette of St Jerome in his study at foot, full-page woodcut opposite first page of text, small woodcut illustrations within text, woodcut initials, canons printed in red

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BIBLE, ITALIAN, VENICE, 1541

Bible. Italian LA BIBLIA... PER ANTONIO BRUCIOLI. VENICE: (FRANCESCO BRUCIOLI AND BROTHERS, AUGUST) 1541 folio (302 x 205mm.), woodcut printer's device on title-page, woodcut initials, contemporary blind-tooled sheep, title-leaf slightly soiled, paper flaw in o2, some dampstaining towards end, final

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BODONI PRESS, A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES

Bodoni Press A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, COMPRISING: HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus. Opera. Parma, 1791, large folio, contemporary mottled calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments, [Brooks 417], booklabel of Ulrico Hoepli, Milan HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus. Opera. Parma, 1793, 8vo, contemporary

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BREVIARIUM PATAVIENSE, AUGSBURG, RATDOLT, 1490

Breviarium Pataviense [COMMISSIONED BY CHRISTOPH SCHACHNER, BISHOP OF PASSAU]. AUGSBURG: ERHARD RATDOLT, 27 NOVEMBER 1490 Median folio (332 x 222mm.), Kalendarium: 9 leaves (of 10, without initial blank), Officium S. Stephani; Officium BMV in sabbato: 6 leaves; Psalterium: 38 leaves, a-d8 e6

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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BUSTI, MARIALE, MILAN, 1493

Busti, Bernardinus de MARIALE [WITH ADDITIONS BY DOMENICO PONZONI]; OFFICIUM ET MISSA IMMACULATAE CONCEPTIONIS BMV [EDITED BY BERNARDINUS DE BUSTI]. MILAN: LEONHARD PACHEL, 21 MAY 1493 4to (184 x 126mm.), 388 leaves, A8 B6; a-z [et] [con] [rum] A-V8 X6, double column, 58 lines plus headline, gothic

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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ST BENEDICT, REGULA CENOBITICE VITE, CAMALDOLI, 1520

Camaldolensian Order PROEMIALIS EPISTOLA IN QUA DE ORIGINE CENOBITICE & EREMITICE VITE... REGULAE CENOBITICE VITE... REGOLAE EREMITICE VITE... (CAMALDOLI: BARTOLOMAEUS DE ZANETTIS, 14 AUGUST 1520) 4to (215 x 140mm.), full-page woodcut on verso of title-page and on e8v depicting St Benedict and St

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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CANTILLON, ESSAI SUR LA NATURE DU COMMERCE, LONDON, 1755

Cantillon, Richard ESSAI SUR LA NATURE DU COMMERCE EN GÉNÉRAL TRADUIT DE L'ANGLOIS. LONDON: FLETCHER GYLES [I.E. PARIS: GUILLYN], 1755 12mo (168 x 100mm.), half-title, printed on French paper, contemporary half calf, small monogram (TR?) stamped on upper cover, head of spine slightly chipped

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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CHODERLOS DE LACLOS, LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, 1796

Choderlos de Laclos, Pierre Ambroise LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. LETTRES RECUEILLIES DANS UNE SOCIETÉ, ET PUBLIÉES POUR L’INSTRUCTION DE QUELQUES AUTRES. LONDON [BUT PARIS], 1796 2 volumes, 8vo (198 x 122mm.), printed on papier vélin, half-titles, 2 engraved frontispieces, 13 engraved plates before

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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DANTE, OPERA, VENICE, 1757-1758, 4 VOLUMES

Dante Alighieri [OPERE] LA DIVINA COMMEDIA... CON VARIE ANNOTAZIONI, E COPIOSI RAMI ADORNATA (PROSE, E RIME LIRICHE EDITE, ED INEDITE). VENICE: ANTONIO ZATTA, 1757-1758 4 volumes, 4to (272 x 198mm.), half-title (with avviso a' legatori on verso), engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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DURER, DELLA SIMMETRIA, VENICE, 1591

Dürer, Albrecht DELLA SIMMETRIA DEI CORPI HUMANI LIBRI QUATTRO. NUOVAMENTE TRADOTTI DALLA LINGUA LATINA NELLA ITALIANA, DA M. GIO. PAOLO GALLUCCI. VENICE: DOMENICO NICOLINI, 1591 folio (314 x 217mm.), woodcut device on title-page and final leaf, woodcut initials and illustrations (3 leaves folding

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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EUSEBIUS, HISTORIA ECCLESIASTICA, STRASSBURG, 1500, IN A BLIND-STAMPED BINDING

Eusebius Caesariensis and Bede ECCLESIASTICA HISTORIA [TRANSLATED BY RUFINUS AQUILEIENSIS]... ET ECCLESIASTICA HISTORIA GENTIS ANGLORUM VENERABILIS BEDE... STRASSBURG: [GEORG HUSNER], 14 MARCH 1500 Chancery folio (245 x 176mm.), 160 leaves, [234]6 a8 b-n6 o8 p-z6 A-B6, double column, 50 lines plus

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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FABRE, LA CALEDONIE, PARIS, 1823, IN A BRADEL BINDING

Fabre, Jean Raymond Auguste LA CALÉDONIE, OU LA GUERRE NATIONALE: POÈME EN DOUZE CHANTS. PARIS: FIRMIN DIDOT, BOSSANGE, DELAUNAY, 1823 8vo (207 x 125mm.), contemporary smooth brown calf decorated in gilt and blind by Bradel, with his ticket, initials P.B. on covers, flat spine gilt, gilt edges, in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 27 Nov 2013

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A. GIDE, COLLECTION OF DRAFTS AND LETTERS

Gide, André AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF AN ARTICLE ABOUT NATIONALISM AND THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR, TOGETHER WITH TWO AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED ("ANDRÉ GIDE") the working manuscript of the article titled "Il va sans dire...", including extensive deletions, alterations, and an inserted passage written on a

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 27 Nov 2013