Sale 566 - Fine Books in All Fields - Limited Editions Club

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Date of the auction: 06.08.2015

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Remarks on Several Parts of Italy in the Years, 1701, 1702, 1703

Title: Remarks on Several Parts of Italy in the Years, 1701, 1702, 1703 Author: [Addison, Joseph] Place: London Publisher: Jacob Tonson Date: 1705 Description: [12], 534, [10] pp. occasional copper-engravings of coins in the text. (8vo) 21.8x13 cm (8½x5"), period paneled calf, spine tooled in gilt

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Stepping Heavenward

Title: Stepping Heavenward Author: Aldington, Richard Place: Florence Publisher: G. Orioli Date: 1931 Description: (8vo) beige and yellow cloth, gilt lettered spine, jacket. First Edition. No. 475 of 808 copies signed by the author and printed on Pescia handmade paper. Lot Amendments Condition

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Barlaam and Josaphat: A Christian Legend of the Buddha

Title: Barlaam and Josaphat: A Christian Legend of the Buddha Author: Place: [Greenbrae, CA] Publisher: Allen Press Date: 1986 Description: Translated by William Caxton. Illustrated including hand-colored initials. 10½x7, gray cloth, acetate. One of 140 copies printed on Richard de Bas hand-made

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Christopher Columbus

Title: Christopher Columbus Author: Kazantzakis, Nikos Place: Kentfield, CA Publisher: Allen Press Date: 1972 Description: 79 pp. (Folio) original golden wrappers (folded unsewn sheets as issued), drop-back box in turquoise cloth from Paris with vermilion cloth interior and paper cover label. One of

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India

Title: The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India Author: Mann, Thomas Place: Kentfield, CA Publisher: Allen Press Date: 1977 Description: 110 pp. With 15 illustrations printed in three colors; text with decorative Sanskrit running-heads in color. (Small folio) original patterned cloth, paper spine

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Almanach de la Cour, de la Ville et des Departements, Pour l'Annee 1815

Title: Almanach de la Cour, de la Ville et des Departements, Pour l'Annee 1815 Author: Place: Paris Publisher: Chez Janet Date: [1814] Description: [xxxii], 228, [4] pp. Engraved title page and 5 plates. 11.5x6.5 cm (4½x2½") period full red morocco, gilt borders, spine gilt, all edges gilt. An early

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Alphabet and Image, Numbers 1 through 8 (all published)

Title: Alphabet and Image, Numbers 1 through 8 (all published) Author: Place: London Publisher: Shenval Press / Art & Techics Ltd. Date: 1946-48 Description: 8 volumes. Nos. 1-4 in comb-bound wrappers; Nos. 5-8 in wrappers. Complete run of this scarce quarterly of typography and graphic arts

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Title: A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas Author: Dickens, Charles Place: San Francisco Publisher: Arion Press Date: 1993 Description: Introduction by Paul Davis. Illustrations by Ida Applebroog, printed from polymer plates. (Oblong 4to) original green cloth, color

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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With the Night Mail, A Story of 2000 A.D.

Title: With the Night Mail, A Story of 2000 A.D. Author: Kipling, Rudyard Place: San Francisco Publisher: Arion Press Date: 1998 Description: Illustrations by Vincent Perez. (8vo) tan linen, paper label. Number 107 of 250 copies. Signed by the illustrator at colophon, as issued. Lot Amendments

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Christian Symbols

Title: Christian Symbols Author: Koch, Rudolf Place: [San Francisco] Publisher: Arion Press Date: [1996] Description: Drawn by Rudolf Koch with the collaboration of Fritz Kredel. (4to) green cloth, paper spine label, slipcase. Lot Amendments Condition: Fine. Item number: 251129

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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A Travel Book

Title: A Travel Book Author: Martin, Fred Place: San Francisco Publisher: Arion Press Date: 1976 Description: Illustrated profusely with color linoleum blocks cut by Fred Martin. 10¾x11¼, orange and purple cloth. Lacking plexiglas slipcase. One of 200 copies. First Edition. Signed by Martin and

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Eureka, a Prose Poem: An Essay on the Material and Spiritual Universe

Title: Eureka, a Prose Poem: An Essay on the Material and Spiritual Universe Author: Poe, Edgar Allan Place: San Francisco Publisher: Arion Press Date: 1991 Description: Illustrated with 8 prints by Arakawa. (Folio),original decorated cloth. No. 54 of 250 copies printed on Waterford mouldmade paper

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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A Lie of the Mind

Title: A Lie of the Mind Author: Shepard, Sam Place: San Francisco Publisher: Arion Press Date: 1993 Description: 142, [1] pp. Illustrated with woodcuts by Stan Washburn. (Folio) (13x10"), morocco backed pictorial boards. No. 38 of 300 copies. Signed by Shepard and Washburn at colophon. The CD of

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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The Silverado Squatters

Title: The Silverado Squatters Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis Place: San Francisco Publisher: Arion Press Date: 1996 Description: xvi, 107 pp. Duo-tone photograph plates by Michael Kenna. 24.5x17 cm (9½x6¾"), cloth-backed cork boards, cork spine label. One of 250 copies, designed by Andrew Hoyem

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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A Nest of Ninnies - unbound review copy

Title: A Nest of Ninnies - unbound review copy Author: Ashbery, John & Schuyler, James Place: New York Publisher: E.P. Dutton Date: 1969 Description: Unbound signatures in plain wrappers to which is stapled a copy of the dust jacket. Rare unbound review copy of this collaborative novel by two poets

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Before the Golden Age - Long galley proofs

Title: Before the Golden Age - Long galley proofs Author: Asimov, Isaac (editor) Place: New York Publisher: Doubleday Date: 1974 Description: 376 leaves. 61x15.5 cm (24x14"), paper label affixed to verso of final leaf. Long galley proofs for this science fiction anthology, edited by Isaac Asimov

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$10 - US$100

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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The Origin and Progress of Writing, as well Hieroglyphic as Elementary

Title: The Origin and Progress of Writing, as well Hieroglyphic as Elementary Author: Astle, Thomas Place: London Publisher: J. White Date: 1803 Description: [7], xxiv, 240 pp. Portrait frontispiece; 32 engraved plates, many folding, several with hand coloring. (4to) 30x24 cm (11¾x9½") later half

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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The Illustrated Atlas and History of Yolo County, Cal. Containing a History...

Title: The Illustrated Atlas and History of Yolo County, Cal. Containing a History of California from 1513 to 1850, a History of Yolo County from 1825 to 1880, with Statistics of Agriculture, Education, Churches, Elections, Lithographic Views of Farms, Residences, Mills, &c. Portraits of well-known

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Health and Medical Services in Hiroshima and...

Title: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Health and Medical Services in Hiroshima and Nagasaki Author: U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, Medical Division Place: Washington, DC Publisher: US Government Printing Office Date: March 1947 Description: Original wrappers. 8 x 10 inches, 86pp.+ 5pg.index of the

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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The Original Water-Color Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds of...

Title: The Original Water-Color Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds of America Author: Audubon, John James Place: New York Publisher: American Heritage Pub. Date: 1966 Description: 2 volumes. Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. Illustrated with 431 color plates, many of which are

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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An Autobiography

Title: An Autobiography Author: Avedon, Richard Place: New York Publisher: Random House Date: [1993] Description: Unpaginated. (Folio) 35.5x27.6 cm. (14x11"). brown cloth, clear acetate jacket with printed back flap, original printed box. First Edition, Second printing. Label signed by Avedon

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Le Grand Trictrac, ou Methode Facile poru Apprendre sans Maitre la Marche...

Title: Le Grand Trictrac, ou Methode Facile poru Apprendre sans Maitre la Marche, les Termes, les Regles et une Grande Partie des Finesses de ce Jeu. Author: [Soumille, Abbe Bernard Laurent] Place: Paris Publisher: Chez de Hansy Date: 1766 Description: xvi, 357, [2] pp. Woodcut diagrams throughout

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Les Cahiers de Malte Laurids Brigge

Title: Les Cahiers de Malte Laurids Brigge Author: Rilke, Ranier Maria Place: Paris Publisher: Societe de Femmes Bibliopiles Date: 1984 Description: 166, [5] pp. 11 color engravings by George Ball. (Folio) 32.5x22 cm (12¾x8¾") unbound sheets, loose in stiff wrappers, boxed, as issued. Number 109 of

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$10 - US$100

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Animal Quackers

Title: Animal Quackers Author: Barks, Carl Place: Timonium, Maryland Publisher: Gemstone Publishing Date: 1996 Description: 149pp. Color as well as black and white illustrations throughout. (4to) original blue leatherette with gilt lettering and color pictorial label. No. 581 of 1000 copies. First

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Autograph sentiment, signed

Title: Autograph sentiment, signed Author: Barrymore, John Place: No place Publisher: Date: No date Description: Autograph sentiment, signed: " To Jack - Sincerely, John Barrymore" on small card, approximately 3x5", matted and framed with a photo portrait of Barrymore. Overall 16x20". The great

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$10 - US$100

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Compendio de los Cinco Tomos del Despertador Cristiano

Title: Compendio de los Cinco Tomos del Despertador Cristiano Author: Barzía y Zambrana, Joseph Place: Olite Publisher: Vizente Armendariz Date: 1685 Description: [xii], 460 pp. (4to) 21x14.5 cm (8¼x5¾") period limp vellum, spine lettered in an early hand. Scarce collection of sermons from this

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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The Uncle's Present. A New Battledoor.

Title: The Uncle's Present. A New Battledoor. Author: Place: Philadelphia Publisher: Jacob Johnson Date: [c.1810] Description: 4 leaves printed on stiff stock, the first and last leaves pasted to inside of cardboard wrappers. Woodcut illustrations. 16.5x10 cm (6½x4") original stiff printed wrappers

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Les Dessins de Daumier

Title: Les Dessins de Daumier Author: Baudelaire, Charles Place: Paris Publisher: Editions G. Cres Date: [1924] Description: 20 pp. Fifty full-page illustrations, including frontispiece. (Folio) 33.5x25.5 cm (13x10") original wrappers. No. 40 of 50 copies on paper by Gaspard-Maillon, from a total

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Approx. 50 volumes by or about Max Beerbohm

Title: Approx. 50 volumes by or about Max Beerbohm Author: Beerbohm, Max Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes, in part: The Works of Max Beerbohm. With a Bibliography by John Lane. Red cloth, paper spine label. London: John Lane the Bodley Head / New York

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 6 Aug 2015

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Letters Concerning the Diseases of the Urethra

Title: Letters Concerning the Diseases of the Urethra Author: Bell, Charles Place: Boston Publisher: W. Wells and T.B. Wait Date: 1811 Description: [viii], (13)-155, [9], pp. Six engraved plates at rear. (8vo) 20.5x12 cm (8x4¾") period full tree calf with modern rebacking and label. First American

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 6 Aug 2015