Auction 09.09.1994

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 09.09.1994

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AESOP. The Fables ... paraphras'd in verse and adorned with sculpture, by...

AESOP. The Fables ... paraphras'd in verse and adorned with sculpture, by John Ogilby, London: by Thomas Warren for Andrew Crook, 1651, 4°, FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispiece and 72 plates (only, of 80, many plates and text leaves repaired, a few wormholed or lightly stained, one plate trimmed to

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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ALCIATUS, Andreas. Emblemata, Lyon: G. Rouillé, 1564, 8°, woodcut...

ALCIATUS, Andreas. Emblemata, Lyon: G. Rouillé, 1564, 8°, woodcut illustrations (minor soiling, mainly marginal), 17th-century calf, covers with central gilt decoration and single gilt fillet (rubbed, gilt faded, section of spine lacking) [this edition not in Adams] Provenance: Walter Crane (signed

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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ALEXANDER, William (Earl of Stirling). Recreations with the Muses, London...

ALEXANDER, William (Earl of Stirling). Recreations with the Muses, London: Tho. Harper, 1637, 2 parts in one volume, 2°, FIRST EDITION, woodcut title border (this very slightly shaved, lacking the engraved portrait, as is usual, though with initial and final blank), contemporary calf (neatly

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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ARISTOTLE. Problemata ... cum commento , translated by T. Gaza with...

ARISTOTLE. Problemata ... cum commento , translated by T. Gaza with commentary by Petrus de Abano, [Venice: Lucantonio Giunta, 15th November 1518], 2°, text in double column, woodcut diagrams and initials(several leaves browned), bound in medieval antiphonal leaf (rebacked in pigskin, faded, hole

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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ARISTOTELIAN COMMENTARY -- Liberii Bacilerii Bononiensis Lectura in...

ARISTOTELIAN COMMENTARY -- Liberii Bacilerii Bononiensis Lectura in Quattuor Libros Aristotelis & Auerrois de Celo & Mundo, [Pavia: Jacob de Burgofranco, 1509], 2°, double column, woodcut initials and diagrams -- Joannes de JANDUNO. Questiones de Celo & Mundo, [Venice: Heirs of Octavianus Scotus

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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ARISTOTELIAN COMMENTARY -- Franciscus VICOMERCATUS. In quatuor libris...

ARISTOTELIAN COMMENTARY -- Franciscus VICOMERCATUS. In quatuor libris Aristotelis Meteorologicorum Commentarii, Venice: ex officina Dominici Guerrei & Io. Baptistae Fratrum, 1565, 2°, Greek and Latin text, woodcut diagrams, several woodcut initials and decorations (2 repairs to title, one repair

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 450 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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AUGUSTINE, St. La Cuidad de Dios ... en veynte y dos libros ... traduzidos...

AUGUSTINE, St. La Cuidad de Dios ... en veynte y dos libros ... traduzidos de Latin en Romance por Antonio de Roys y Roças, Madrid: por Juan de la Cuesta, 1614, 4°, wood-engraved device on title, printed in double column (a few margins torn, very occasional worming, some light browning, contemporary

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 20 £ - 200 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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BACON, Francis. Of the Advancement and Proficience of Learning or the...

BACON, Francis. Of the Advancement and Proficience of Learning or the Partitions of Sciences written in Latin ... interpreted by Gilbert Wats, Oxford: L. Lichfield, 1640, 2°, FIRST EDITION, second issue with colophon dated 1640, engraved title (detached, ? lacking portrait), contemporary calf

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 20 £ - 100 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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BARTOLI, Pietro Sante & Giovanni Pietro BELLORI. Le Antiche Lucerne...

BARTOLI, Pietro Sante & Giovanni Pietro BELLORI. Le Antiche Lucerne sepolcrali figurate, Rome: Gio. Francesco Buagni, 1691, 3 parts in one volume, 2°, 116 engraved plates (lacking engraved sectional titles, title with small hole affecting one letter), later half morocco (joints lightly rubbed

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 250 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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BIBLE, ENGLISH. The Bible: containing the Old Testament, and the New...

BIBLE, ENGLISH. The Bible: containing the Old Testament, and the New, London: Robert Barker, [1615], 4°, title with woodcut surround, engraved double-page map (cropped with some loss, one leaf of the genealogy table leaf lacking, others torn with loss, Psalms lacking all after F2, repaired along

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 20 £ - 100 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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Book of Hours, Paris: (probably Simon Vostre or Philippe Pigouchet), c...

Book of Hours, Paris: (probably Simon Vostre or Philippe Pigouchet), c. 1500], 8°, hand-coloured woodcut ornamental borders on each page, 25 hand-coloured full-page woodcut illustrations, hand-painted initials (lacking A1-2, F3-8, G2-3, final leaf torn affecting border), later sheep, gilt double

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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Book of Hours, Paris: Guillaume Godard, c. 1515], 8°, metal-cut ornamental...

Book of Hours, Paris: Guillaume Godard, c. 1515], 8°, metal-cut ornamental borders one each page, 12 full-page metal cut illustrations, hand-painted initials in red and blue (lacking A1-2, C2-3 and C8, tears to D3, B5 and M3, D6 with hole in border, A8 repaired with loss and with clean tears, A5

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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BROWNRIG, Ralph. Forty Sermons [ Twenty Five Sermons ], London: printed by...

BROWNRIG, Ralph. Forty Sermons [ Twenty Five Sermons ], London: printed by R. Everingham, 1685, 2 volumes in one, 2°, engraved portrait by Faithorne (holed in lower margin, marginal wormhole throughout, occasionally affecting text), contemporary panelled calf (rubbed, joints split). [Wing B5207

Los #: 15 A

Schätzpreis: 20 £ - 100 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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CAESAR, Julius. Commentariorum ... correctionibus Pauli Manutii, Venice...

CAESAR, Julius. Commentariorum ... correctionibus Pauli Manutii, Venice: [P. Manutius], 1561, 8°, 2 woodcut maps, woodcut illustrations, manuscript notes in an early hand on blank pages and free endpapers, contemporary limp pasteboards (upper corners of fore-edge chewed). [Renouard 184.20; Adams

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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CARO, Annibal. De le Lettere Familiari , Venice: appresso Aldo Manutio...

CARO, Annibal. De le Lettere Familiari , Venice: appresso Aldo Manutio, 1572-75, 2 volumes in one, small 4°, FIRST EDITION, titles with Aldine device (2H1r of vol. II stained, occasional marginal staining), modern old-style calf. [Adams C740; Renouard 215.9; Parenti p. 131] Provenance : A. Fletcher

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 450 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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CIRCINIANUS, Nicolaus. Ecclesiae Militantis Triumphi, Rome: Bartholomaei...

CIRCINIANUS, Nicolaus. Ecclesiae Militantis Triumphi, Rome: Bartholomaei Grassi, 1585, 4°, engraved title and 33 plates (only, of 36); Ecclesiae Anglicanae Trophaea, Rome: Bartholomaei Grassi, 1584, 4°, engraved title and 25 plates (only, of 36), 2 works in one volume, 18th-century boards (worn

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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Epistolae Claroroum Virorum , edited by I.M. Brutus, Lyon: apud haered...

Epistolae Claroroum Virorum , edited by I.M. Brutus, Lyon: apud haered. Seb. Gryphii, 1561, 8°, Gryphius device on title (some browning), contemporary vellum (crinkled) [Adams E277; Brunet I, 1307] Provenance : Libraria Colonna (stamp on title); and 3 other early works in 4 volumes. (5

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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FLORENTIUS, Hadrian. Trajectensis: Pontificis maximi: In quartum...

FLORENTIUS, Hadrian. Trajectensis: Pontificis maximi: In quartum sententiarum librum editio exactissima, [Venice]: Jordanus de Dinslaken, 1522, 2°, double column, heraldic woodcut device on title, woodcut initials, modern paper-covered boards -- Johannes DRIEDO. De Ecclesiasticis Scripturis

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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GOLTZIUS, Hubert. Lebendige Bilder gar nach aller Keysern von C. Iulio...

GOLTZIUS, Hubert. Lebendige Bilder gar nach aller Keysern von C. Iulio Caesare bisz auff Carolum V und Ferdinandum seinem Bruder verhaftet, Antwerp: Gillis Coppens van Diest, 1557, 2°, elaborate title border in black, tan and green, 131 large chiaroscuro portrait medallions as called for, in one or

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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GUILLIM, John. A Display of Heraldrie , edited by Francis Nower, London: by...

GUILLIM, John. A Display of Heraldrie , edited by Francis Nower, London: by T. R. for Jacob Blome, 1660, 2°, fourth edition, woodcut coats-of-arms (light marginal browning, light spotting mainly at end), contemporary diced calf (restored) [Wing G2219] Provenance : William Bracke de Yorke

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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J.H. The Family Dictionary; or Household Companion , London: for W. Rhodes...

J.H. The Family Dictionary; or Household Companion , London: for W. Rhodes, 1695, 8°, FIRST EDITION (some browning of margins, verso of final leaf ink-stained), contemporary sheepskin (worn, lacking lower cover). [Oxford p. 45: "A mixture of cookery and medicine arranged alphabetically"; Wing H66

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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HALE, Matthew. A Discourse of the Knowledge of God, and of our Selves...

HALE, Matthew. A Discourse of the Knowledge of God, and of our Selves , London: by B.W. for William Shrowsbery, 1688, 8°, engraved portrait, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine [Wing H240] -- Christopher HELWICH. The Historical and Chronological Theatre , London: by M. Flesher for George West

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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HEIDE, Antonius de. Anamtome Mytuli, Belgicè Mossel ... subjecta est...

HEIDE, Antonius de. Anamtome Mytuli, Belgicè Mossel ... subjecta est Centuria Observationum Medicarum, Amsterdam: apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1684, 2 parts in one volume, 8°, title in red and black, 16 folding engraved plates (one torn, 2 library stamps partially removed from title), contemporary

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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HUARTE, Juan. Examen de Ingenios. The Examination of Mens Wits [ showing...

HUARTE, Juan. Examen de Ingenios. The Examination of Mens Wits [ showing ] for what profession each one is apt , translated into English by R. Carew, London: by Adam Islip, 1596, 4° in 8's, text in Roman (old staining, particularly to title, preliminaries and final leaves, some upper margins shaved

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 450 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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JOSEPHUS, Flavius. Judei Historici preclara opera, Paris: Francis Regnault...

JOSEPHUS, Flavius. Judei Historici preclara opera, Paris: Francis Regnault & Ioannis Petit, 1514, large 8°, title printed in red and black and surrounded by woodcut border, woodcut initials (? lacking final leaf, wormholes from Aa4 onwards, mainly marginal but occasionally affecting text, occasional

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 450 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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LESSIUS, Leonardus. Hygiasticon: or, the right course of preserving life...

LESSIUS, Leonardus. Hygiasticon: or, the right course of preserving life and health unto extream old age: together with soundnesse and integritie of the senses, judgement, and memorie, Cambridge: Printers to the University, 1634, 2 parts in one volume, 12°, second edition (lacks first blank leaf, a

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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MAJOR, George. Vitae Patrum, in usum ministorum verbi. Cum praefatione M...

MAJOR, George. Vitae Patrum, in usum ministorum verbi. Cum praefatione M. Lutheri , Wittenberg [per Vitum Creutzer], 1562, 8°, portrait of Luther on title, historiated woodcut initials (title with some old ink stains, two bibliographical references in biro on front pastedown), contemporary

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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MAJOR, John. In Primum Sententiarum ex recognitione Io. Badii, [Paris...

MAJOR, John. In Primum Sententiarum ex recognitione Io. Badii, [Paris]: Jodocus Badius Ascensius, [October 1519], 2°, double column, title with woodcut border and Ascensius's device of a printing office, woodcut initials (wormhole a-b5 affecting text, title lightly dust-soiled), modern paper-covered

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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MANUSCRIPT LEAF -- A single vellum leaf (235 x 165mm.) from a 15th century...

MANUSCRIPT LEAF -- A single vellum leaf (235 x 165mm.) from a 15th century missal, probably French, 24 lines in black ink in a gothic textura, several partly rubricated, one 2-line initial in red with blue tracery, one 3-line and one 4-line initial in blue with red tracery, in frame; and 2 leaves

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 20 £ - 200 £

Datum: 09.09.1994

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MANUSCRIPT -- "The Pleadings & Orations of Monsieur Le Maistre ... at the...

MANUSCRIPT -- "The Pleadings & Orations of Monsieur Le Maistre ... at the Golden Cross in St. James Street, 1660", 4° (160 x 210mm), 223 leaves in a legal hand with some flourish, being an English translation from the 5th edition of Le Maistre's Les Plaidoyez et Harangues de M. Le Maistre

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 09.09.1994