Auction 01.05.1996

Christie's
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Datum der Auktion: 01.05.1996

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ALMANAC -- Almanacco Imperiale Reale per le Provincie del Regno...

ALMANAC -- Almanacco Imperiale Reale per le Provincie del Regno Lombardo-Veneto... per l'anno 1829. Milan: Imperial and Royal Press, [1828]. 8° (219 x 142mm). Engraved arms on title. Contemporary Milanese red straight-grained morocco, bound for Archduke Rainer with his arms blocked in gilt at the

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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AMBROSE, Saint (Bishop of Milan). Les trois livres des offices... Ensemble...

AMBROSE, Saint (Bishop of Milan). Les trois livres des offices... Ensemble quelques Epistres du mesme Autheur... Le tout traduit en François par M. Iaques Tigeou. Paris: Guillaume Chaudiere, 1588. 12° (139 x 80mm). Ruled in red throughout. (Lower blank margin of title excised and replaced

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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Apostol [The Acts and Epistles of the Holy Apostles] . In Russian. Moscow...

Apostol [The Acts and Epistles of the Holy Apostles] . In Russian. Moscow: Synodal Press, July 1910. 2° (350 x 235mm). Title printed in green, red, gold and black, text in red and black within ornamental border. Contemporary red velvet over wooden boards, the upper cover applied with an icon of two

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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AUGUSTA SOPHIA -- A set of five pocket dictionaries bound for Princess...

AUGUSTA SOPHIA -- A set of five pocket dictionaries bound for Princess Augusta Sophia, daughter of George III. London: 1802-13. The set comprises: A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar . London: Peacock, 1802. 13 engraved folding maps, hand-coloured in outline. -- R J. F. TOCQUOT. The

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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AUSTRIA -- URBAR ZU GMÜND [Cadastral register of rate payers]. MANUSCRIPT...

AUSTRIA -- URBAR ZU GMÜND [Cadastral register of rate payers]. MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM. [Gmünd, ca.1500.] 2° (318 x 248mm). 36 leaves. Written in black ink in a fine cursive bâtarde book hand; four leaves by another scribe in a gothic cursive secretary hand, initials touched in red, headings in red

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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AUZOLLES, Jacques d', Sieur de La Peyre (1571-1642). Le Mercure Charitable...

AUZOLLES, Jacques d', Sieur de La Peyre (1571-1642). Le Mercure Charitable, ou contre-touche et souverain remede pour des-empierrer le R.P. Petau jesuite d'Orleans, depuis peu mets metamorphosé en fausse Pierre-de-touche ... Dedié a Monseigneur Charles de Schomberg . Paris: Gervais Alliot, 1638. 2°

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BERNANOS, Georges. Jeanne, relapse et sainte. Lithographies en couleurs de...

BERNANOS, Georges. Jeanne, relapse et sainte. Lithographies en couleurs de Jacques Vallery-Radot. Paris: Le Livre Contemporain, printed by Pierre Bouchet at Boulogne-sur-Seine, 1951. 4° (323 x 248mm). Printed in blue and black. 22 coloured lithographs, eight full-page, all after Vallery-Radot

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BIBLE, New Testament in Greek -- Novum Iesu Christi Domini Nostri...

BIBLE, New Testament in Greek -- Novum Iesu Christi Domini Nostri Testamentum. Sedan: Jean Jannon, 1628. 32° (81 x 47mm). Title in Greek and Latin, Greek text. (Small holes in title.) Late-17th-century Hungarian enamelled silver binding set with small pearls and jewels, gilt flowered end-papers

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BIBLE, New Testament in German -- Das ganze Neue Testament . Zurich: David...

BIBLE, New Testament in German -- Das ganze Neue Testament . Zurich: David Gessner, 1752.[ Bound with :] Die CL. Psalmen Davids. durch D. Ambr. Lobwasser in Teutsche Reimen gebracht. Zurich: Gessner, 1749. [ And :] Geistreiches Fest- und Nachtmahl Büchlein . [?Zurich: Gessner, n.d.]. [ And :] Die

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BIBLE, Old Testament, Song of Songs in French -- Le Cantique des Cantiques...

BIBLE, Old Testament, Song of Songs in French -- Le Cantique des Cantiques traduit de l'Hébreu par Ernest Renan. Paris: A.Quantin for Librairie Hachette & Cie., 1886. Large 2° (590 x 355mm). First and last leaves blank, half-title. Limitation page and title printed in red and black, the latter with

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 16.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BLISS, Douglas Percy (editor). Border Ballads selected & decorated with...

BLISS, Douglas Percy (editor). Border Ballads selected & decorated with woodcuts by... Bliss Foreword by Herbert J.C.Grierson. London: Oxford University Press, 1925. 8° (245 x 150mm). Title with decorative border and woodcut vignette in red, 32 illustrative woodcut head- or tailpieces, all after

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BOCCACCIO, Giovanni (1313-1373). Il Decamerone . Florence: heirs of Filippo...

BOCCACCIO, Giovanni (1313-1373). Il Decamerone . Florence: heirs of Filippo Giunta, 14 April 1527. 4° (202 x 136mm). Italic type. With blank AA8, a MS preface addressed to Francesco de'Bardi by Boccaccio written in a 16th-century hand bound in, initial spaces with guide-letters, printer's device on

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). Sonnets from the Portuguese...

BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). Sonnets from the Portuguese. London: Ballantyne Press for the Vale Press, 1897. Small 4° (144 x 112mm). Double-page title opening and colophon leaf in red and black. DARK BLUE MOROCCO GILT BY SYBIL PYE, inlaid with deep red morocco to an abstract design

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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BULL, George (1634-1710). Some Important Points of Primitive Christianity...

BULL, George (1634-1710). Some Important Points of Primitive Christianity Maintained and Defended; in Several Sermons and other Discourses . London: W.B. for Richard Smith, 1713. 3 volumes. 8° (218 x 136mm). Pages ruled in red. (Very occasional light spotting.) Contemporary English red morocco

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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CARBURIS, Marin (d.1782, Count). Monument élévé à la gloire de...

CARBURIS, Marin (d.1782, Count). Monument élévé à la gloire de Pierre-le-Grand, ou, Relation des travaux et des moyens mechaniques qui ont été employés pour transporter à Pétersburg un Rocher... destiné à servir de base à la Statue équestre de cet Empereur. Paris: Stoupe and Nyon aîné, 1777. 2° (425

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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CHATEAUBRIAND, François-René, vicomte de. Lettres sur Rome. Paris: Henri...

CHATEAUBRIAND, François-René, vicomte de. Lettres sur Rome. Paris: Henri Creuzevault, 1935. 2° (422 x 320mm). Copper-engraved title vignette, a double-page view of Rome and 22 full-page ilustrations, nine wood-engraved initials or tailpieces, all by Albert Decaris, with an original black-wash and

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 18.000 £ - 22.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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COMMINES, Philippe de. Les Mémoires... Dernière édition. Leiden: chez les...

COMMINES, Philippe de. Les Mémoires... Dernière édition. Leiden: chez les Elzeviers (i.e. Bonaventura & Abraham), 1648. 12° (128 x 73mm). With final blank. Engraved historiated title. Binding by Charles-François Capé: dark blue morocco, covers tooled with an elaborate fanfare design, with the royal

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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CUREAU DE LA CHAMBRE, Marin (ca.1595-1669). Nouvelles Observations et...

CUREAU DE LA CHAMBRE, Marin (ca.1595-1669). Nouvelles Observations et Coniectures sur l'Iris . Paris: [Jacques Langlois] for Pierre Rocolet, 1690 4° (244 x 175mm). Engraved emblematic title vignette and 24 schematic illustrations in the text, woodcut head- and tailpieces, (paper pasted in lower

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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DALVIMART, Octavien]. The Costume of Turkey. London: T. Bensley for William...

DALVIMART, Octavien]. The Costume of Turkey. London: T. Bensley for William Miller, 1802 [watermarked 1796-1811]. 2° (352 x 257mm). Parallel titles and text in French. Hand-coloured stipple-engraved title vignette and 60 plates by Dadley and William Poole after Dalvimart. (Light soiling to title

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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DOITEAU, Victor and Edgar LEROY. La Folie de Vincent Van Gogh... préface de...

DOITEAU, Victor and Edgar LEROY. La Folie de Vincent Van Gogh... préface de Paul Gachet. Paris: Éditions Aesculape, 1928. 4° (231 x 178mm). Portrait frontispiece, 46 plates printed recto and verso of 23 leaves. Binding designed by J.Augoyat (successor to P. Affolter), finished by Adolphe Cuzin

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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DU LAURENS, André (1558-1609). De mirabili strumas sanandi vi solis Galliae...

DU LAURENS, André (1558-1609). De mirabili strumas sanandi vi solis Galliae regibus christianissimis divinitus concessa liber unus et de strumarum natura, differentiis, causis, curatione quae fit arte & industria medica. Liber alter. Authore Andrea Laurentio . Paris: Marc Orry, 1609. 8° (183 x

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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ERASMUS, Desiderius (1466-1536). Apophthegmatum ex optimis utriusque...

ERASMUS, Desiderius (1466-1536). Apophthegmatum ex optimis utriusque linguae scriptoribus...libri octo . Lyon: Jean Marcorel for Barthélemy Vincent, 1573 (colophon: 1571). Small 8° (123 x 75mm). Device on title. Contemporary German vellum tooled in silver, with yapp edges, on sides a fine large

Los #: 49

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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Epistolae et Evangelia ad usum Congregationis Sancti Mauri... necnon eorum...

Epistolae et Evangelia ad usum Congregationis Sancti Mauri... necnon eorum omnium qui Missali Romano utuntur. Paris: Anne Silvestre, 1708. 2° (372 x 238mm). Title and 5pp of music printed in red and black. Engraved frontispiece, one full-page illustration, three headpieces signed by P.F.Giffart

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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FENELON, François de Salignac de la Mothe (1651-1715). Les Aventures de...

FENELON, François de Salignac de la Mothe (1651-1715). Les Aventures de Télémaque . Paris: L'Imprimerie de Monsieur (Didot), 1785. 2 volumes, 2° (340 x 252mm). Printed on papier vélin . Letterpress half-titles, engraved portrait after Vivien by St. Aubin, original drawing of royal coat-of-arms

Los #: 51

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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FOLENGO, Teofilo. Opus... macaronicorum. Amsterdam: Abraham van Someren, 1692.

FOLENGO, Teofilo. Opus... macaronicorum. Amsterdam: Abraham van Someren, 1692. 8° (153 x 104mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece and 26 half-page illustrations. Blue straight-grained morocco gilt, covers with decoration composed from fillets, roll-tools and various small tools, including interlocked

Los #: 53

Schätzpreis: 900 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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FRENCH CONSTITUTION -- Constitution Française, Présentée le 3 Septembre...

FRENCH CONSTITUTION -- Constitution Française, Présentée le 3 Septembre 1791, et acceptée par le Roi Les 13 & 14 du même mois. Nancy: widow of Leclerc and Bontoux, [n.d. but 1791]. 12° (130 x 78mm). Collation: π 2 A-E 1 2 F 1 0 (including first blank). Contemporary inlaid Revolutionary binding by

Los #: 58

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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GAFFAREL, Jacques (1601-1681). Iacobi Gaffarelli... quaestio pacifica, num...

GAFFAREL, Jacques (1601-1681). Iacobi Gaffarelli... quaestio pacifica, num orta in religione dissidia componi et conciliari possint. Paris: Charles du Mesnil, 1645. 4° (228 x 165mm). Dedicated to Cardinal Mazarin. (Upper blank margins of leaves to I4 with stab hole.) Contemporary Parisian red

Los #: 59

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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GARCÍA Bermejo, Antonio. Oracion fúnebre... en las solemnes exequias...

GARCÍA Bermejo, Antonio. Oracion fúnebre... en las solemnes exequias celebradas... en la Real Iglesia de S.Isidro de Madrid... por el alme del Rey de las Dos Sicilias Francisco Primero. Madrid: Eusebio Aguado, 1831. 4° (252 x 185mm). Half-title, lithographic plate of the catafalque by its architect

Los #: 60

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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GENLIS, Stéphanie-Félicité Ducrest de Saint-Aubin, Marquise de Brulart de...

GENLIS, Stéphanie-Félicité Ducrest de Saint-Aubin, Marquise de Brulart de]. Théâtre à l'usage des jeunes personnes. Paris: Panckoucke (vol.I, part I) and M.Lambert & F.J.Baudouin (vol.I, part II - vol.IV), 1779-1780. 4 volumes in five (vol.I in two parts), 8° (200 x 128mm). Vols.II-IV with

Los #: 61

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996

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GODEAU, Antoine (1605-1672). Oeuvres Chrestiennes... Seconde edition...

GODEAU, Antoine (1605-1672). Oeuvres Chrestiennes... Seconde edition. Paris: Jean Camusat, 1633. 8° (180 x 115mm). Ruled in red. Engraved ornamental title by Daniel Rabel. CONTEMPORARY PARISIAN BINDING BOUND FOR NOËL DE BULLION: red morocco finely tooled in gilt to a close fanfare design, each of

Los #: 63

Schätzpreis: 9.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 01.05.1996