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Date of the auction: 12.11.2019

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SKINNER, J. S. The Dog and the Sportsman. Embracing the Uses, Breeding...

SKINNER, J. S. The Dog and the Sportsman. Embracing the Uses, Breeding, Training, Diseases ... of Dogs, and an Account of the Different Kinds of Game, with their Habits. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. First edition. 19th-century half black morocco over marbled boards. 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches (20

Lot #: 91

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[BURKE, EDMUND] The Annual Register, or a view of the History, Politics...

[BURKE, EDMUND] The Annual Register, or a view of the History, Politics, and Literature... London: For J. Dodsley, 1791-1798. Mixed editions. Volumes 1-34 pt. 1 (incomplete; lacking 4-7, 15, 21, 22, 26-28, and 32). Full calf, gilt spines, speckled edges. 8 3/8 x 5 inches (21.1 x 12.6 cm); various

Lot #: 92

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[BASILIUS MAGNUS, i.e. BASIL OF CAESAREA] De poetarum oratorum...

[BASILIUS MAGNUS, i.e. BASIL OF CAESAREA] De poetarum oratorum histricorumque ac philosophorum legendis libris. Liptzk [i.e. Leipzig]: Jacob Thanner, 1512. Early 20th century calf gilt, probably Italian. 7 1/2 x 6 inches (19 x 15 cm); 15 ff., collating a^(6) b^(4) c^(6) -c6, terminal blank

Lot #: 93

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[BIBLE] The Holy Bible. Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly...

[BIBLE] The Holy Bible. Containing the Old Testament and the New. Newly translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised by his Majesties special command. London [but Amsterdam?]: 1679 [but 1715]. Full calf, very worn with covers detached. 16

Lot #: 94

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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BOSWELL, JAMES The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprehending an account...

BOSWELL, JAMES The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies and numerous works, in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published. The

Lot #: 95

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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DEMOSTHENES [Opera]. "Demosthenous Logoi, kai prooimia demegorika, kai...

DEMOSTHENES [Opera]. "Demosthenous Logoi, kai prooimia demegorika, kai epistolai." Paris: Joannes Benenatus, 1570. Later (17th century?) calf. 12 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches (32.2 x 21.5 cm); [lii], 798 pp.; text in Greek, last leaf with colophon, a-y^(6), d^(8), A-Z^(6), a-z^(6), Aa-Vv^(6), X[x]^(4) [Tt

Lot #: 96

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[EROTICA] Qajar-period illustrated erotic manuscript.

[EROTICA] Qajar-period illustrated erotic manuscript. Iran: (?)mid-19th century. Three-quarters blue morocco, cloth sides. 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches (19.5 x 14 cm); Persian manuscript on polished paper, 10 ff. on paper guards, with 34 finely painted vignettes of couples in amorous embraces, surrounded by

Lot #: 97

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[FETE BOOK] HOGENBERG, NICOLAUS. Gratae et laboribus aequae posteritati...

[FETE BOOK] HOGENBERG, NICOLAUS. Gratae et laboribus aequae posteritati. Caesareas sanctique patris longo ordine turmas aspice. [Antwerp]: Hondius, 1610. Third edition, without the cartouches and with the plates measuring 33 to 33.5 x 30 cm (the "Divo" plate without Hondius' imprint, which appeared

Lot #: 98

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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GUERINIERE, [FRANÇOIS ROBICHON DE LA] Ecole de Cavallerie. Contenant la...

GUERINIERE, [FRANÇOIS ROBICHON DE LA] Ecole de Cavallerie. Contenant la connoissance, l'instruction, et la conservation du cheval. [Paris]: Jacques Collombat, 1733. First folio and single volume edition. Contemporary calf, the spine in seven compartments separated by six raised bands, gilt morocco

Lot #: 99

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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GRAY, THOMAS Designs by Mr. Bentley for Six Poems.

GRAY, THOMAS Designs by Mr. Bentley for Six Poems. London: For J. Dodsley, 1766. Half leather over marbled boards. 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches (35.1 x 24.3 cm); [viii], 55 pp.; 6 plates, 13 vignettes, vignette title page, half-title. Worn with upper cover detached and loss to extremities, title vignette

Lot #: 100

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[GRECO, GIOACHINO; BEALE, FRANCIS, trans.] The royall game of chesse-play...

[GRECO, GIOACHINO; BEALE, FRANCIS, trans.] The royall game of chesse-play. Sometimes the recreation of the late King, with many of the nobility. Illustrated with almost an hundred gambetts. Being the study of Biochimo the famous Italian. London: printed for Henry Herringman..., 1656. First edition

Lot #: 101

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[INCUNABULA] AUGUSTINE, SAINT, BISHOP OF HIPPO. Epistolae Pulcherrimae.

[INCUNABULA] AUGUSTINE, SAINT, BISHOP OF HIPPO. Epistolae Pulcherrimae. Venice: Bernardus Benalius, circa 1490 [Goff, GW], or circa 1492-3 [Sheppard, CIBN]. First Benalius edition. Bound in a portion of a manuscript leaf over boards, late 19th or early 20th century. 7 5/8 x 6 inches (20 x 15.5 cm

Lot #: 102

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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JOHNSON, SAMUEL A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words...

JOHNSON, SAMUEL A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the best Writers... London: printed by W. Strahan for J. & P. Knapton [and others], 1755-1755. First edition. Two volumes, a

Lot #: 103

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS Antiquitatum Judaicarum libri XX.

FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS Antiquitatum Judaicarum libri XX. Basel: Hier[onymus]. Froben & Nicolas Episcopium, 1559. Folio, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, ornamented with a portrait roll depicting Philip Melanchthon, Jan Hus, Martin Luther and Desiderius Erasmus, brass catches at the

Lot #: 104

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[GEORGE III] Ticket to the Coronation ceremony of George III and Queen...

[GEORGE III] Ticket to the Coronation ceremony of George III and Queen Charlotte in Westminster Abbey. London: engraved by George Bickham (the elder), 22 September 1761. 8 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches (20.5 x 25 cm); numbered 505, single engraved sheet. Slight soiling, light age toning, trimmed close on upper

Lot #: 105

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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POPE, ALEXANDER An Essay on Man; in Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord...

POPE, ALEXANDER An Essay on Man; in Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke. To which is added, the Universal Prayer. Boston: Samuel Hall, 1794. Later edition. Marbled wrappers. 6 1/8 x 3 5/8 inches (15.6 x 9 cm); [60] pp.; tailpieces. Worn, lacking much of backstrip, upper cover detaching

Lot #: 106

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[VELLUM PRINTING] HOMER. [Title in Greek: He tou Homerou Iliados]. Homeri...

[VELLUM PRINTING] HOMER. [Title in Greek: He tou Homerou Iliados]. Homeri Ilias. Glasgow: [In aedibus academicis excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis academiae typographi] i.e. Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1747. One of a very small number of copies printed on vellum. Two volumes, dull red Russia

Lot #: 107

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[19TH-CENTURY LITERATURE] Group of classics in nineteenth-century...

[19TH-CENTURY LITERATURE] Group of classics in nineteenth-century literature, many in fine bindings. Comprising: CARROLL, LEWIS. Alice in Wonderland [WITH] Through the Looking Glass. London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1897. Later printing. Two volumes. Contemporary red straight-grained

Lot #: 108

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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BIERCE, AMBROSE GWINNETT Black Beetles in Amber.

BIERCE, AMBROSE GWINNETT Black Beetles in Amber. San Francisco and New York: Western Authors Publishing Company, 1892. First edition. Publisher's gray cloth, lettered in gilt. Frontispiece. Extremities bumped, spine darkened, cloth a bit smudged, somewhat overopened ; Together with Tales of Soldiers

Lot #: 109

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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BIERCE, AMBROSE GWINNETT The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce

BIERCE, AMBROSE GWINNETT The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce . New York and Washington: Neale, 1909-12. One of 250 copies, signed in pencil by Bierce in the first volume on the "Compliments of" leaf following the half-title; and with three letters from Bierce to the publisher and other autograph

Lot #: 110

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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CARROLL, LEWIS [=DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE] Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

CARROLL, LEWIS [=DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE] Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: MacMillan, 1866. The first published edition of Alice (i.e. second edition overall); first edition, first issue of the correct issue points of the contents leaf with inverted "s" in last line, p. 30 incorrectly

Lot #: 111

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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CARROLL, LEWIS [=DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE] Sylvie and Bruno

CARROLL, LEWIS [=DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE] Sylvie and Bruno [WITH] Sylvia and Bruno Concluded. London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1889 and 1893. First editions. 2 vols. Publisher's red cloth gilt, all edges gilt, red cloth slipcase and chemise. 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches (18.1 x 12.3 cm); xxiii

Lot #: 112

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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[CLASSIC WORKS] Multi-volume sets of classic English works from the Percy...

[CLASSIC WORKS] Multi-volume sets of classic English works from the Percy Society and the Warton Club. Comprising: DAY, JOHN. Humour Out of Breath; A Comedy. London: For the Percy Library, 1860. Number 37 of 50 copies preserved, as noted in manuscript by the editor J. O. Halliwell on the half-title

Lot #: 113

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE A Discovery Concerning Ghosts; with a rap at the...

CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE A Discovery Concerning Ghosts; with a rap at the "Spirit-Rappers." London: Frederick Arnold, 1863. Full paneled leather, gilt-tooled, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, with original printed wrappers bound in. 9 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches (24 x 15 cm); 48 pp.; in-text illustrations

Lot #: 114

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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DE TRUEBA Y COSÍO, TELESFORO The Castilian.

DE TRUEBA Y COSÍO, TELESFORO The Castilian. London: Henry Colburn, 1829. First edition. Three volumes. Full gilt-ruled calf, the spines in six compartments separated by five raised bands, gilt morocco lettering pieces in two and elaborately gilt tooled in the rest, inner gilt dentelles, all edges

Lot #: 115

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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DICKENS, CHARLES The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

DICKENS, CHARLES The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition, possibly from the parts. Full purple morocco by Morrell, covers with simple onlay work, slipcased. 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches (22 x 13 cm); 40 plates, p. 123 with the corrected "sister" reading

Lot #: 116

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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DICKENS, CHARLES Oliver Twist.

DICKENS, CHARLES Oliver Twist. London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First edition, third issue, identifying the author as "Charles Dickens, Author of 'The Pickwick Papers,'" and with the "church" scene as the final plate in volume III. Three volumes. Contemporary brick-red cloth, gilt-lettered spines. 7

Lot #: 117

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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DICKENS, CHARLES The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

DICKENS, CHARLES The Mystery of Edwin Drood. London: Chapman and Hall, 1870. First edition in the parts. Publisher's wrappers (but see below), housed in a morocco-backed slipcase and chemise. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (22 x 13.5 cm); 190 pp., title, plates and ads. The first part wrappers lacking, others

Lot #: 118

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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ELIOT, GEORGE The Mill on the Floss.

ELIOT, GEORGE The Mill on the Floss. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1860. First edition, first state without the inserted ad leaf in volume I and with Adam Bede listed as a "seventh edition" in the ads at rear of the third. Publisher's bright brown ripple-grain cloth, no binder's

Lot #: 119

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. The Complete Works

EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. The Complete Works . Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1903. The Autograph Centenary Edition, set 125 of 600, with a leaf of autograph manuscript bound in. Twelve volumes only (of a possible 24, lacking the ten volume Journals , as is not uncommon). Three-quarters blue-gray gilt

Lot #: 120

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

Date: 12 Nov 2019