Books, Autographs, Manuscripts

Printed on vellum.- [Book of Hours] Hore dive virginis Marie, printed on...

Printed on vellum.- [Book of Hours] Hore dive virginis Marie, collates: A-N8, 104 leaves, 26 lines, printed on vellum in red and black, numerous 1-, 2- or 3-line initials in gold on a red or blue background, 20 large metalcut illustrations, metalcut borders, first leaf with metalcut of anatomical manrepaired at gutter, sig.H misbound, a few leaves with heavy brown ink staining, some other leaves...

Price: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$3,751 - US$5,002

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Oceania.- Erskine (John Elphinstone) Journal of a Cruise among the Islands...

Oceania.- Erskine (John Elphinstone) Journal of a Cruise among the Islands of the Western Pacific, first edition, folding engraved map with repaired tear, 4 chromolithograph and 3 wood-engraved plates, illustrations, 32pp. publisher's catalogue at end, errata slip after list of plates, original pictorial cloth, gilt, recased, spine faded, covers partially sunned, [Abbey, Travel 602; Hill 568...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$187 - US$250

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare) De lactibus sive lacteis venis...

Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare) De lactibus sive lacteis venis quarto vasorum mesaraicorum genere nove invento...dissertatio, first edition, additional engraved title and portrait of the author, both by Cesare Bassano, 4 folding chiaroscuro woodcut plates printed in black, dark and light red, title with small stain to upper margin, repaired wormholes to rear endpapers and pastedown, one...

Price: £20,000 - £30,000
ca. US$25,012 - US$37,518

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Mathematics.- Fine (Oronce) De rebus mathematicis, hactenus desideratis...

Mathematics.- Finé (Oronce) De rebus mathematicis, hactenus desideratis, Libri IIII, first edition, collation: * a-x6 y4 z6, ruled in red throughout, woodcut initials, diagrams and illustrations, a few leaves browned, name inked out from foot of title, 17th century calf, gilt, with arabesque central device to covers, rebacked and corners repaired, bit worn, folio (294 x 202mm.), Paris, Ex officina...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$750 - US$1,000

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Burchett (Josiah) A Complete History of the most Remarkable Transactions at...

Burchett (Josiah) A Complete History of the most Remarkable Transactions at Sea, first edition, engraved frontispiece and portrait plate, 9 folding engraved charts by Hermann Moll, 1 with short tears, small rust hole (3I1), water-staining to bottom margin, front free endpaper detached, contemporary calf, rubbed and worn, upper cover detached, lower board becoming loose, folio, J. Walthoe, 1720...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$625 - US$875

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Awdry (Rev. W.) The Three Railway Engines, first edition, first issue, [1946].

Awdry (Rev. W.) The Three Railway Engines, first edition, first printing without advert for Thomas the Tank Engine, original boards, rebacked, light soiling to cover, dust-jacket, repairs and restorations to head and foot with portion of restoration to upper panel, oblong 8vo, [1946]. ⁂ The first book in the celebrated Railway Series, rare, especially so in the jacket...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$375 - US$500

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Greene (Graham) Babbling April, first edition, 1925.

Greene (Graham) Babbling April, first edition, ink ownership inscription of R. W. Ketton-Cremer to endpaper and with his gift inscription to Anthony Powell "A scarce and curious volume", bookplate of Anthony Powell to pastedown, light browning to endpapers, original boards, very minor bumping to spine ends and corners, else fine, dust-jacket, light discolouration to spine, otherwise a remarkably...

Price: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$3,751 - US$5,002

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Voyages.- Campbell (Archibald) A Voyage round the World...in which Japan...

Voyages.- Campbell (Archibald) A Voyage round the World...in which Japan, Kamschatka, the Aleutian Islands, and the Sandwich Islands, were visited, first edition, half-title, folding engraved map frontispiece with hand-coloured route and wash border, lightly offset, some foxing and browning, contemporary sprinkled calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, a fine copy, [Forbes 448; Hill 244; Howes...

Price: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$3,751 - US$5,002

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Blome (Richard) The Gentlemans Recreation, 2 parts in 1, first edition, by...

Blome (Richard) The Gentlemans Recreation, 2 parts in 1, first edition, engraved frontispiece, printed title in red and black, 85 engraved plates including 10 of coats-of-arms of the subscribers and one engraved on both sides, one plate with corner defective, one text leaf with repaired tear, a couple of other text leaves with small holes, one other plate with 2 small burn-holes, occasional light...

Price: £1,200 - £1,800
ca. US$1,500 - US$2,251

Date: 26 Sep 2019

Africa.- Bory de Saint-Vincent (Jean Baptiste) Voyage dans les Quatre...

Africa.- Bory de Saint-Vincent (Jean Baptiste) Voyage dans les Quatre Principales Iles des Mers d'Afrique, 3 vol. plus Atlas, together 4 vol., first edition, Atlas with 58 engraved plates and maps, some folding, one hand-coloured, some spotting and soiling, mostly marginal, text vol. lacking half-titles in vol. 1 and 3, some foxing and staining, ex-library copy with some stamps, text vol. in...

Price: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 26 Sep 2019