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ANTIQUITIES]. PETRARCA, Francesco. Le Rime di M. Francesco Tetrarca. Padova: Giuseppe Comino, 1732. 8 o . Engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette on title, engraved vignettes and headpieces throughout. 19th century brown calf gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of THE PALACE OF THE GRAND DUKE, FLORENCE. Provenance: T. J. Mathias (ownership signature). -- LANCELLOTTI, Secondo. L'Hoggidi. Venice: Francesco Valuasense, 1680-1681. 8 o . Half title, woodcut vignettes on title pages. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin, arms of Franz, Graf zu Trautmansdorf stamped in the center in black, two clasps, edges gilt concealing an EARLY FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF A PORTRAIT OF THE AUTHOR (some scuffing and staining, one clasp repaired); modern folding case. Provenance: Franz, Graf zu Trautmansdorf (bookplates in German and Latin); John Roland Abbey (bookplate). -- VERGILIUS MARO, Publius. Bucolica et Georgica. London: John Pine, 1774. 8 o . Numerous engraved plates and vignettes (light spotting). 19th century red straight-grained morocco, gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of a WEST INDIA IMPORT DOCK. Provenance: William Legge (1731-1810) 2nd Earl of Dartmouth (armorial bookplate). -- VERGILIUS MARO, Publius. Opera. London: Kearsley, 1796. 2 volumes, 8 o . Later maroon straight-grained morocco, covers gilt, maroon morocco gilt doublures, vellum gilt endleaves, edges gilt concealing fore-edge paintings of NAPLES AND ROME. -- MIDDLETON, Conyers. The Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero. London: J. Moir for Verner and Hood and others, 1801. 3 volumes, 8 o . 8 engraved plates with ornamental gilt border. Contemporary green straight-grained morocco, covers with single gilt-ruled border, smooth spines in 6 compartments with 5 gilt bands, gilt-lettered and numbered, board edges gilt, edges gilt concealing fore-edge paintings of ROME, ATHENS and MOUNT ETNA; modern slipcase with ribbon pull. Provenance: Stanton C. Christensen (sold Christie's New York, 8 December 1989, lot 213). -- BLAND, Rev. Robert. Collections from the Greek Anthology; and from the Pastoral, Elegiac, and Dramatic Poets. London: for John Murray, 1813. 8 o . Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE HARBOR AT ITHACA, AND THE ACROPOLIS. Provenance: Julia Leigh (ownership inscription in ink); Henry Colvile (armorial bookplate). -- MIDDLETON, Conyers. The Life of M. Tullius Cicero. London: for Longman. Orme & Co., 1837. 8 o . Engraved frontispiece portrait. Contemporary brown straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of the THAMES AT TWICKENHAM. Provenance: Charles A. Molony (gift inscription in ink). -- VERGILIUS MARO, Publius. Bucolica et Georgica. Paris: Peter Didot and Firmin Didot, 1822. 12 o . Engraved vignette on title. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers with decorative gilt border, "Ob Meritum" in gilt in center of upper cover, "Collegium Sarosylbanum MDCCCXXXVII" in gilt in center of lower cover, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING. (11)
ANTIQUITIES]. PETRARCA, Francesco. Le Rime di M. Francesco Tetrarca. Padova: Giuseppe Comino, 1732. 8 o . Engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette on title, engraved vignettes and headpieces throughout. 19th century brown calf gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of THE PALACE OF THE GRAND DUKE, FLORENCE. Provenance: T. J. Mathias (ownership signature). -- LANCELLOTTI, Secondo. L'Hoggidi. Venice: Francesco Valuasense, 1680-1681. 8 o . Half title, woodcut vignettes on title pages. Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin, arms of Franz, Graf zu Trautmansdorf stamped in the center in black, two clasps, edges gilt concealing an EARLY FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF A PORTRAIT OF THE AUTHOR (some scuffing and staining, one clasp repaired); modern folding case. Provenance: Franz, Graf zu Trautmansdorf (bookplates in German and Latin); John Roland Abbey (bookplate). -- VERGILIUS MARO, Publius. Bucolica et Georgica. London: John Pine, 1774. 8 o . Numerous engraved plates and vignettes (light spotting). 19th century red straight-grained morocco, gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of a WEST INDIA IMPORT DOCK. Provenance: William Legge (1731-1810) 2nd Earl of Dartmouth (armorial bookplate). -- VERGILIUS MARO, Publius. Opera. London: Kearsley, 1796. 2 volumes, 8 o . Later maroon straight-grained morocco, covers gilt, maroon morocco gilt doublures, vellum gilt endleaves, edges gilt concealing fore-edge paintings of NAPLES AND ROME. -- MIDDLETON, Conyers. The Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero. London: J. Moir for Verner and Hood and others, 1801. 3 volumes, 8 o . 8 engraved plates with ornamental gilt border. Contemporary green straight-grained morocco, covers with single gilt-ruled border, smooth spines in 6 compartments with 5 gilt bands, gilt-lettered and numbered, board edges gilt, edges gilt concealing fore-edge paintings of ROME, ATHENS and MOUNT ETNA; modern slipcase with ribbon pull. Provenance: Stanton C. Christensen (sold Christie's New York, 8 December 1989, lot 213). -- BLAND, Rev. Robert. Collections from the Greek Anthology; and from the Pastoral, Elegiac, and Dramatic Poets. London: for John Murray, 1813. 8 o . Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE HARBOR AT ITHACA, AND THE ACROPOLIS. Provenance: Julia Leigh (ownership inscription in ink); Henry Colvile (armorial bookplate). -- MIDDLETON, Conyers. The Life of M. Tullius Cicero. London: for Longman. Orme & Co., 1837. 8 o . Engraved frontispiece portrait. Contemporary brown straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of the THAMES AT TWICKENHAM. Provenance: Charles A. Molony (gift inscription in ink). -- VERGILIUS MARO, Publius. Bucolica et Georgica. Paris: Peter Didot and Firmin Didot, 1822. 12 o . Engraved vignette on title. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers with decorative gilt border, "Ob Meritum" in gilt in center of upper cover, "Collegium Sarosylbanum MDCCCXXXVII" in gilt in center of lower cover, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING. (11)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana
Date of the auction: 3 Dec 2010
Address: Christie's
3 December 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center

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