Sale 574 - Rare Books & Manuscripts

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Date of the auction: 19.11.2015

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Öffentliche Versteigerung des Künstlerischen Nachlasses von Rudolf von Alt...

Title: Öffentliche Versteigerung des Künstlerischen Nachlasses von Rudolf von Alt, in der Galerie H.O. Miethke Author: Alt, Rudolf von Place: Vienna Publisher: Miethke Date: [1906] Description: 20, [27] pp. 4 page addendum inserted at front. Portrait and 26 plates. (4to) 30x30 cm (11¾x11¾") period

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Trout

Title: Trout Author: Bergman, Ray Place: Philadelphia Publisher: Penn Publishing Co. Date: [1938] Description: 451 pp. Illustrated with 16 color plates of various flies, art work painted by Dr. Edgar Burke. Plates from photographs of fly tying by Charles S. Krug. Line diagrams by Ivin Sickles

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Salmon of the Pacific Coast

Title: Salmon of the Pacific Coast Author: Hume, R.D. Place: [San Francisco] Publisher: [Schmidt Label & Lith. Co.] Date: 1893 Description: (73) pp. Woodcut illustrations throughout. 13.5x19 cm., original lithographed wrappers. First Edition. Hume dedicates the book to Thomas Pelling, "By whose

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Salmon of the World

Title: Salmon of the World Author: Schwiebert, Ernest George Place: [New York] Publisher: Winchester Press Date: [1970] Description: Illustrated with 30 color plates, loose. (Folio) 15¾x11½, bound into half-cloth portfolio; slipcase; paper printed cover label. From an edition of 750 copies, this

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Souvenir, Columbia River Salmon Fishing: Showing the Royal Chinook Salmon...

Title: Souvenir, Columbia River Salmon Fishing: Showing the Royal Chinook Salmon in his Native Home, How He is Caught and Prepared for the Market, from J.F. Ford's Famous Collection of Photographs Author: Place: Portland, Oregon Publisher: J.F. Ford Date: 1902 Description: [31] leaves. 30 with

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Customs of London, Otherwise Called Arnold's Chronicle; Containing...

Title: The Customs of London, Otherwise Called Arnold's Chronicle; Containing, among Divers other Matters, the Original of the Celebrated Poem of the Nut-Brown Maid [bound with] The Pastime of the People...and Most Especially of the Realm of England Author: Arnold, Richard [and] Rastell, John Place

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Improvisations. Spring Fantasia Masquerade Ball

Title: Improvisations. Spring Fantasia Masquerade Ball Author: Place: New York Publisher: Artists Equity Date: 1950 Description: Four preliminary leaves and 51 original lithograph advertisements by noted artists. 31x23 cm (12¼x9") color lithograph wrappers, plastic comb binding. No. 1334 of 200

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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L'Oiseau-Qui-N'Existe-Pas

Title: L'Oiseau-Qui-N'Existe-Pas Author: Aveline, Claude (poet) & Sorel Etrog (illustrator) Place: Venice Publisher: Cavallino Date: [1966] Description: Title leaf, colophon leaf, and fourteen pairs of embossed plates, each comprising a text leaf and an illustration, except for the final pair which

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Letters from an Officer in the Guards to his Friend in England: Containing...

Title: Letters from an Officer in the Guards to his Friend in England: Containing some Accounts of France and Italy Author: [Ayscough, George Edward] Place: London Publisher: T. Cadell Date: 1778 Description: [iv], 234, +[2] ad pp. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8¼x5¼") period tree calf, spine gilt, red morocco

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Decorative Art of Léon Bakst

Title: The Decorative Art of Léon Bakst Author: Alexandre, Arséne Place: London Publisher: Fine Art Society Date: 1913 Description: [x], 51 pp. Portrait frontispiece and 77 tipped-in plates (50 color). (Folio) 40x27 cm (15¾x10½") original publisher's half vellum over marbled boards, vellum ruled in

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Designs of Léon Bakst for the Sleeping Princess. A Ballet in Five Acts...

Title: The Designs of Léon Bakst for the Sleeping Princess. A Ballet in Five Acts after Perrault. Music by Tchaikovsky. Author: Place: London Publisher: Benn Brothers Limited Date: 1923 Description: [4], 18, [2] pp. Preface by André Levinson. Full-page lithograph of Bakst by Pablo Picasso; 54

Lot #: 11

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

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Werkverzeichnis. Das Plastische Werk [&] Das Graphische Werk

Title: Werkverzeichnis. Das Plastische Werk [&] Das Graphische Werk Author: Schult, Friedrich Place: Hamburg Publisher: Ernest Hauswedell & Co. Date: 1960 & 1958 Description: 2 volumes. Illustrations throughout from photographs of sculpture and prints by Ernst Barlach. (Small folio) original brown

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Poesie Scritte da Egidio Bartolomei

Title: Poesie Scritte da Egidio Bartolomei Author: Bartolomei, Egidio Place: No place Publisher: Date: 18th century Description: 61 manuscript leaves, various paginations. 15.5x11 cm (6x4¼") period patterned paste-paper over boards. Neatly written verse, in Italian. A few additional loose sheets

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Disputationum Roberti Bellarmini Politiani Societa Tis Lesu

Title: Disputationum Roberti Bellarmini Politiani Societa Tis Lesu Author: Bellarmini, Roberti Place: Ingolstadt Publisher: Davidis Sartorii Date: 1593 Description: 1527 pp., plus index. Woodcut head and tail pieces and initials. 33.5x22 cm (13x8½"), original vellum. Complete text of this Latin

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Diary of a Country Priest.

Title: The Diary of a Country Priest. Author: Bernanos, Georges Place: New York Publisher: Limited Editions Club Date: 1986 Description: Illustrated with wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. (4to) brown morocco-backed tan linen, spine lettered in gilt, slipcase. No. 418 of 1000 copies. Signed by the

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Bybel, dat is, de Gansche H. Schrift, Vervattende alle de Kanonyke Boeken...

Title: Bybel, dat is, de Gansche H. Schrift, Vervattende alle de Kanonyke Boeken des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments. Door last van de Hoog-Mogende Heeren Staten Generaal Der Vereenigde Nederlanden... Author: Place: Gorincem Publisher: Nicolaas Goetzee Date: 1748 Description: 3 volumes in 2 (the New

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Gospel of St. Mark - from the Great Bible of 1566

Title: Gospel of St. Mark - from the Great Bible of 1566 Author: Place: [Rouen] Publisher: [R. Carmarden] Date: [1566] Description: 10 leaves, ff. xvi-xxvi [i.e. xxv]. Black letter, in two columns. Woodcut initials. (Folio) 38.5x26 cm (15x10¼"), modern red boards, paper cover label. The Gospel of

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Holy Bible

Title: The Holy Bible Author: Place: Oxford Publisher: Printed at the University Press Date: 1935 Description: 2 volumes. xix, [iii], 576; [iv], 577-(1216), [1] pp. (Folio) 47x33 cm (18½x13") original laminated crimson cloth, spines lettered in gilt. No. 181 of 200 copies, designed by Bruce Rogers

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Illustrated Family New Testament

Title: The Illustrated Family New Testament Author: Place: London Publisher: Smith, Elder, and Co. Date: 1838 Description: [vi], xl, 256 pp. Several leaves with illustrated borders, printed in red and black. (4to) 32.5x22.5 cm (12¾x9") original full black morocco, covers stamped in blind and gilt

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Third and Fourth Book of Kings from the Great Bible of 1566

Title: The Third and Fourth Book of Kings from the Great Bible of 1566 Author: Place: [Rouen] Publisher: [R. Carmarden] Date: [1566] Description: Includes: The Thyrde Boke of the Kynges The Fourth Booke of the Kynges 28 leaves, ff. lii-lxxix. Black letter, in two columns. Woodcut initials. (folio

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Three engravings from Passio, Mors et Resurrectio dn Nostri Jesu Christi

Title: Three engravings from Passio, Mors et Resurrectio dn Nostri Jesu Christi Author: Stradanus (illustrator), and Philip Galle (engraver) Place: [Antwerp] Publisher: Date: [1584-87] Description: 3 hand-colored engravings, thought to be in a proof state. Each 19.5x15 cm (7¾x6"), mounted to gilt

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Three engravings from Passio, Mors et Resurrectio dn Nostri Jesu Christi

Title: Three engravings from Passio, Mors et Resurrectio dn Nostri Jesu Christi Author: Stradanus (illustrator), and Philip Galle (engraver) Place: [Antwerp] Publisher: Date: [1584-87] Description: 3 hand-colored engravings, thought to be in a proof state. Each 19.5x15 cm (7¾x6"), mounted to gilt

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Machu Picchu: A Citadel of the Incas. Report of the Explorations and...

Title: Machu Picchu: A Citadel of the Incas. Report of the Explorations and Excavations made in 1911, 1912 and 1915 Under the Auspices of Yale University and the National Geographic Society Author: Bingham, Hiram Place: New Haven Publisher: Yale University Press Date: 1930 Description: vii, [7], 244

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, on one hundred and eight...

Title: The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, on one hundred and eight copper-plates. Engraved by Mr Houbraken, and Mr Vertue. With their Lives and Characters, by Thomas Birch ... Author: Birch, Thomas Place: London Publisher: John Knapton Date: 1756 Description: [4], 216 pp. With 108

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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On the Morning of Christ's Nativity

Title: On the Morning of Christ's Nativity Author: Milton, John Place: [Andoversford] Publisher: Whittington Press & Angscot Productions Date: [1981] Description: xii, 24, [1] pp. Six tipped in color plates after William Blake. (4to) 31.5x25.5 cm (12¼x10") full green Oasis morocco, spine lettered in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for the...

Title: Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship The Bounty Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh. Including an Account of the Mutiny on Board the Said Ship, and the Subsequent Voyage of

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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(WITHDRAWN)Three pair of vintage bookends

Title: (WITHDRAWN)Three pair of vintage bookends Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: c. 1930 Description: 3 pair of bookends, including: Swordfish. Approx. 8x5x3", lacking bottom felts. Spaniels. Approx. 6x7x3½". Made by Frankart. Dante & Beatrice. Approx. 7½x6x3". Made by Armor Bronze

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of his Studies...

Title: 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 Whole

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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The Star Conquerors

Title: The Star Conquerors Author: Bova, Ben Place: Philadelphia Publisher: John C. Winston Company Date: [1959] Description: (8vo) original green cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. The author's scarce first book and one of the more elusive titles of the publisher's series of science fiction for

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015

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Le Voyage au Japon

Title: Le Voyage au Japon Author: Buffet, Annabel Place: Paris Publisher: A.C. Mazo Date: 1981 Description: 104, [3] pp. 24 color lithographs by Bernard Buffet. (Folio) 47.5x32 cm (18¾x12½"), unbound folded sheets, loose in paper folder, as issue, glassine jacket. Housed in the original yellow

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 19 Nov 2015