Books, Autographs, Manuscripts

Book of Hours.- Leaf from a Book of Hours, manuscript in Latin, on vellum...

Book of Hours.- Leaf from a Book of Hours, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, Gothic bookhand, in black ink, 1 two-line initial and 12 one-line initials in gold, red and blue, pen and ink strapwork decoration in margins, 17 lines, framed and glazed, manuscript 145 x 93mm., [Northern France], [c. 1450...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$197 - US$263

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Australia.- Collins (Lt.-Col. David) An Account of the English Colony in...

Australia.- Collins (Lt.-Col. David) An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, from its First Settlement in January 1788, to August 1801, second edition, engraved portraits, 2 maps (1 folding) and 22 plates only (of 23), 2 plates hand-coloured, lacking advertisement f. and publisher's catalogue, light offsetting, occasional light foxing, contemporary calf, rebacked, extremities worn...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$197 - US$263

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Angling.- Bridgett (R. C.) By Loch and Stream, first edition, 1922; and...

Angling.- Bridgett (R. C.) By Loch and Stream, first edition, frontispiece, plates, publisher's advertisements at end, previous owner's ink inscription, original cloth, slight bumping to spine extremities, 1922 § Balfour-Kinnear (G. P. R.) Flying Salmon, first edition, plates and illustrations, newspaper cuttings and manuscript notes tipped-in, previous owner's ink inscription, occasional...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$105 - US$157

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Hertfordshire.- Clutterbuck (Robert) The History and Antiquities of the...

Hertfordshire.- Clutterbuck (Robert) The History and Antiquities of the County of Hertford, 3 vol., first edition, 54 engraved maps and plates, 1 double-page map, 4 plates hand-coloured, 2 lists of subscribers, vol. 2 lacking title, occasional faint spotting, later half-morocco, a little rubbed, folio, 1815-27...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$263 - US$394

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Shakespereana.- Farmer (Richard) An essay on the learning of Shakespeare...

Shakespereana.- Farmer (Richard) An essay on the learning of Shakespeare: Addressed to Joseph Cradock, Esq., second edition, half-title, staining to half-title and title, occasional spotting, 19th century half dark green morocco over pink boards, gilt, rubbed, Cambridge, by J. Archdeacon, 1767 § Morgann (Maurice) An Essay on the Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff, first edition, half-title...

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ca. US$197 - US$263

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Illustrated.- Fougasse ... and the gatepost, second edition, 1940; and...

Illustrated.- Fougasse ... and the gatepost, second edition, illustrations, previous owner's ink inscription, original paper wrappers, a little rubbed, 1940;A School of Purposes, first edition, illustrations, original cloth, slight bumping to spine extremities, dust-jacket, short tears to spine extremities, rubbed, 1946; Stop or Go: a Diary for 1939, illustrations, original cloth, fading to spine...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$131 - US$197

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Gikatilla (Yosef Ben Abraham) Portae lucis, first edition, Augsburg, Johann...

Gikatilla (Yosef Ben Abraham) Portae lucis, first edition, collation: A8, B-N4, woodcut pictorial title in red and black by Hans Burgkmayr, K4 verso with woodcut kabbalistic diagram, sig.L-N (i.e. last 11 leaves of text and final blank) supplied in good facsimile, occasional spotting and browning, contemporary limp vellum, soiled, 4to, Augsburg, Johann Miller, 9 June, 1516. ⁂ Important early work...

Price: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,052 - US$1,578

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Dowsing.- Lebrun (Pierre) Lettres qui Decouvrent L'Illusion des Philosophes...

Dowsing.- Lebrun (Pierre) Lettres qui Decouvrent L'Illusion des Philosophes sur la Baguette ..., first edition, 2 engraved plates, engraved illustration, tears to title, neatly repaired and laid down, occasional faint spotting, later morocco, a little rubbed, 12mo, Paris, Jean Boudot, 1693...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$131 - US$197

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Africa.- Alexander (James Edward) Narrative of a Voyage of Observation...

Africa.- Alexander (James Edward) Narrative of a Voyage of Observation among the Colonies of Western Africa, 2 vol., first edition, presentation copy from the author to Major Prosser, half-title, engraved frontispieces 16 plates, 2 full-page maps, tissue-guards, illustrations, spotting, modern half-calf, [Hosken p.3], 8vo, 1837...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$197 - US$263

Date: 30 Jan 2020

Lightfoot (John) Flora Scotia: or, A Systematic Arrangement in the Linnaean...

Lightfoot (John) Flora Scotia: or, A Systematic Arrangement in the Linnaean Method of the Native Plants of Scotland and the Hebrides, 2 vol., first edition, engraved additional titles, 35 engraved plates, bookplates, contemporary ownership inscription, some offsetting, occasional spotting and browning, front free endpapers detached to vol. 2, contemporary calf, somewhat rubbed and worn, for B...

Price: £200 - £250
ca. US$263 - US$328

Date: 30 Jan 2020