Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

Lyon & Turnbull
Edinburgh

Date of the auction: 19.06.2019

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ART REFERENCE AND OTHER BOOKS INCLUDING CAW, SIR JAMES L. Sir James Guthrie. London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1932. Folio, original red cloth gilt; Cursiter, Stanley Looking Back. [N.p., n.d.] 8vo, bound photocopy of Cursiter's corrected proof? copy of the work; [Idem] Scottish Art. London: George

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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FURNITURE AND GARDENING 4 WORKS MacQuoid, Percy A History of English Furniture: The Age of Mahogany. London: Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., 1906. Folio, original red cloth gilt; Jekyll, Gertrude Garden Ornament. London: Country Life/George Newnes, Ltd., 1918. Folio, original green half morocco; Timms

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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RUSKIN, JOHN THE WORKS London: G. Allen, 1903-1912. limited to 2062 copies, edited by E.T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, 39 volumes, 8vo, Library Edition, plates, original maroon cloth gilt, uncut, t.e.g., all but 2 volumes (vol. 36 & 37) with dustwrappers

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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TURNBULL, GEORGE A TREATISE ON ANCIENT PAINTING... London: A. Millar, 1740. Folio, 54 engraved plates, contemporary calf, joints split, bookplate, a little soiling and spotting [ESTC T114745

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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DORRET, JAMES A GENERAL MAP OF SCOTLAND AND ISLANDS THERETO BELONGING [1750], linen-backed map mounted on rollers, 1337 x 1770mm, some browning, a few tears to upper part around title with a little loss

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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GLOBES - GEORGE PHILIP & SON PHILIP'S BRITISH EMPIRE GLOBE London: George Philip & Son Ltd., 32 Fleet Street, Printed in Great Britain, 8" globe on original wooden stand, with various splits and wear; with George Philip & Son Betts's Portable Terrestrial Globe compiled from the latest and best

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM - ASIA INDIAE ORIENTALIS, INSULARUMQUE ADIACIENTIUM TYPUS Antwerp, [1570 or later], engraved map hand-coloured in outline, 355 x 507mm., handsomely framed and glazed

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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SAYER, ROBERT THE ASIATIC & EUROPEAN PART[S] OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE London: Robert Sayer, 1788-1790, two maps framed together, hand-coloured in outline, total dimensions excluding frame 1290 x 490mm

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A COLLECTION OF 5 CHILDREN'S BOOKS INCLUDING BANNERMAN, HELEN The Story of Little Black Sambo. London: Grant Richards, 1899. First edition, 32mo., contents detached, 6 leaves with sellotape stains, slight paper erasure to title, library blindstamp to endpapers, slight finger soiling, a few short

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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[BACKGAMMON] - SOUMILLE, BERNARD LAURENT, L'ABBÉ LE GRAND TRICTRAC, OU METHODE FACILE POUR APPRENDRE SANS MAITRE la marche, les termes, les regles & une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu. Avignon: Alexandre Giroud, 1756. Seconde édition, revuë. Second edition, 12mo, pp. [20], 438, half-title

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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BARTOLI, PIETRO SANTI GLI ANTICHI SEPOLCRI, OVERO MAUSOLEI ROMANI ET ETRUSCHI, TROVATI IN ROME & IN ALTRI LUOGHI CELEBRI Rome: Stamperia de Antonio de Rossi, 1697. Small folio (333 x 210mm.), pp. xiv; 117 engraved plates (3 unnumbered, then numbered 1-110, with 4a, 72a, 72b & 1 unnumbered between

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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CONTINENTAL LEATHER BOUND WORKS 9 VOLUMES Tasso, Torquato La Gerusalemme e l'Aminta... Paris: Baudry, 1836. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary dark blue half calf gilt; Petrarca, F. Le Rime... Paris: Baudry, 1836. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary dark blue half calf gilt; Secrets Concernant les Arts et

Lot #: 68

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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DU CHOUL, GUILLAUME DISCORSO SOPRA LA CASTRAMETATIONE ET BAGNI ANTICHI DE I GRECI ET ROMANI [Venice]: per Innocenzo Olmo, 1558. Small 8vo., with 43 engravings in the text and a folding plan in two parts of a Roman Camp at the end, contemporary vellum, rebacked, endpapers renewed, one or two

Lot #: 69

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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FENDT, TOBIAS MONUMENTA SEPULCRORUM CUM EPIGRAPHIS, INGENIO ET DOCTRINA EXCELLENTIUM VIRORUM: aliorumque tam prisci quam nostri seculi memorabilium hominum: de archetypis expressa. [Breslau: Crispin Scharffenberg], 1574. Folio, engraved title-page, 129 engraved plates, contemporary calf, gilt

Lot #: 70

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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FRENCH LITERATURE, 2 SETS, INCLUDING COUPÉ, J.M.L. HISTOIRE UNIVERSELLE DES THÉATRES DE TOUTES LES NATIONS, depuis Thespis jusqu'à nos jours. Paris: les auteurs, 1779-80. 13 volumes in 12, 8vo, 44 engraved plates (12 folding), contemporary quarter calf, gilt, head of a few spines rubbed

Lot #: 72

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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KORAN - QURAN L'ALCORAN DE MAHOMET, TRANSLATÉ D'ARABE EN FRANCOIS Par le Sieur du Ryer. Paris: Antoine de Sommaville, 1649. 12mo, title printed in red and black, contemporary vellum, armorial bookplate of John Godfrey of Wye in the County of Kent, [USTC 1021863

Lot #: 75

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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LIGORIO, PIRRO ICHNOGRAPHIA VILLÆ TIBURTINÆ HADRIANI CÆSARIS olim a Pyrrho Ligorio delineata et descripta, postea a Francisco Continio ... recognita ..., nunc denuo affabre ære incisa, in elegantiorem ... formam redacta, addita expositione Latina.-Pianta della villa Tiburtina de Adriano Cesare, etc

Lot #: 76

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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PALOMINO DE CASTRO Y VELASCO, ANTONIO HISTOIRE ABREGÉE DES PLUS FAMEUX PEINTRES, SCULPTEURS ET ARCHITECTES ESPAGNOLS Paris: Delaguette, 1749. 12mo., contemporary mottled calf, spine decorated gilt in compartments, red morocco lettering piece, joints cracking, book plate of John Bury; Orlandi

Lot #: 80

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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PETRONIUS ARBITER, TITUS SATYRICON CUM FRAGMENTO NUPER TRAGURII REPERTO Amsterdam: J. Blaeu, 1669. 8vo, engraved title-page, later calf, a couple of small holes only slightly affecting a few letters

Lot #: 83

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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QIMHI DAWID BEN YOSEF BEN YIZHAQ IBN VATICINATIONES ABDIAE, JONAE ET SOPHONIAE PROPHETARUM CALDAEA EXPOSITIONE, quatenus variat ab Hebraeo et commentariis trium insignium Rabbinorum. [Paris], apud Martin Le Jeune, 1566. 4to, [viii, 122, [1], [USTC 154626]; bound after [Bible] Canticum canticorum

Lot #: 85

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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RABELAIS, FRANÇOIS OEUVRES...AVEC DES REMARQUES HISTORIQUES ET CRITIQUES DE MR LE DUCHAT Amsterdam: Jean Fredrick Bernard, 1741. 4to, 3 volumes, engraved title page in volumes 1 and 3, engraved frontispiece in volume 2, 18 plates including map, contemporary calf, spine s gilt, hinges slightly split

Lot #: 86

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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SENECA LES OEUVRES DE LUC. ANN. SENEQUE mises en françois par Matthieu de Chalvet. Paris: M. Blageart & M. Brunet, 1638. Folio, engraved title vignette, modern calf, lower third of text dampstained, inscribed on endpaper "Ex Libris majestri Jr Le Cousturier du Le notre Parisien

Lot #: 88

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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VELLUM BINDINGS - PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS NATURALIS HISTORIAE Leiden & Rotterdam: Hackios, 1668-69. 3 volumes, 8vo, engraved additional titles in all volumes, contemporary vellum

Lot #: 91

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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BURNETT, JOHN A TREATISE ON VARIOUS BRANCHES OF THE CRIMINAL LAW OF SCOTLAND Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Company, 1811. 4to, half-title, modern orange cloth gilt, some browning and dampstaining, early ownership signature to title-page

Lot #: 96

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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DELLA CROCE, FLAMINIO L'ESSERCITIO DELLA CAVALLERIA... Antwerp: Henrico Aertsio, 1625. Folio, 15 engraved plates, 19th century quarter pigskin gilt, some browning to leaves, H2 mis-bound, a little marginal worming only affecting text, slightly, to title-page

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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[DRUMMOND DE MELFORT, GUY, COMTE DE] [TRAITÉ SUR LA CAVALERIE] [Paris: Guillaume Desprez, 1776] Large folio, atlas volume (text volume not present), containing 31 numbered double page plates (plate 2 is lacking), 2 unnumbered double page plates and 6 unnumbered single page plates after Ridinger

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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FOUNTAINHALL, SIR JOHN LAUDER OF THE DECISIONS OF THE LORDS OF COUNCIL AND SESSION from June 6th, 1678, to July 30th, 1712. Edinburgh: G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, 1759-61. 2 volumes, folio, contemporary calf neatly rebacked, endpapers renewed, volume 1 lacking free-endpaper; Falconer, David The

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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NATIONAL COVENANT, FACSIMILE OF, [1639] EDINBURGH: R. D. DAVIDSON, [1848?] 985 x 795mm., engraved facsimile of the copy presented to the Advocates' Library by William Aytoun, junior, in 1703 (stated in an oval in the border at the top), with yellow and red hand-colouring, highlighted in gold, arched

Lot #: 110

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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PERRINCHIEF, RICHARD THE ROYAL MARTYR: OR, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KING CHARLES I London: J.M. for R. Royston, 1776. First edition, 8vo, [xiv], 311, [5] engraved frontispiece portrait, lacking 2 leaves [X7-8] at end, contemporary calf, one corner a bit worn

Lot #: 113

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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POOR RELIEF & LAWS, 3 WORKS INCLUDING THE LAWS CONCERNING THE POOR London: Arthur Collins, 1708. Second edition, 12mo, contemporary calf rebacked with later cloth spine, browning, plates, ink, and perforated stamps of the Law Library of Los Angeles [ESTC N19908 listing only four copies of this

Lot #: 114

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Jun 2019