Auction 22.04.1994

Christie's
New York, Park Avenue

Datum der Auktion: 22.04.1994

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AGRICOLA, GEORGIUS. Bergwerck Buch: Darinn nicht Allain alle Empte...

AGRICOLA, GEORGIUS. Bergwerck Buch: Darinn nicht Allain alle Empte, Instrument Gezeug und alles so zu diesem Handel gehörig. Frankfurt: Peter Schmidt in Verlegung Sigmund Feyerabend 1580. Folio, 307 x 195mm. (12 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.), later calf, spine gilt, edges stained red, rubbed, hinges weak, a few

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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ANSON, GEORGE, Lord . A Voyage round the World, in the years MDCCXL, I, II...

ANSON, GEORGE, Lord . A Voyage round the World, in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV....Compiled from Papers...by Richard Walter. London: for the Author 1748. 4to, 253 x 200mm. (9 15/16 x 7 7/8in.), panelled calf gilt by J. Larkins, slight foxing, one large folding map torn, some offsetting of text

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. The Birds of America, from Drawings made in the United...

AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. The Birds of America, from Drawings made in the United States and their Territories. New York: J.J. Audubon, Philadelphia: J.B. Chevalier [1839-] 1840-1844. 7 vols., royal 8vo, 263 x 168mm. (10 5/16 x 6 9/16in.), contemporary black half morocco gilt, stab-stitched, most joints

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 17.000 $ - 22.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. The Birds of America. New York: V.G. Audubon 1856. 7...

AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. The Birds of America. New York: V.G. Audubon 1856. 7 vols., royal 8vo, 263 x 172mm. (10 3/8 x 6 3/4in.), maroon library buckram, g.e., stab-stitched and machine stitched, lacks plates 31, 32, 34, 35, 39, 67-70 and text pages 119-122, 127-128, 131-132, 143-144, 239-243 and

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES and Rev . JOHN BACHMAN. The Viviparous Quadrupeds of...

AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES and Rev . JOHN BACHMAN. The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. New York: J.J. Audubon 1845-48. 3 vols. bound in 2, atlas folio, 680 x 520mm. (26 13/16 x 20 1/2in.), on guards, dark green morocco gilt, g.e., by Stikeman, edges badly worn. Plate 138 with 16-inch tear, plate

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 130.000 $ - 150.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES and Rev. JOHN BACHMAN. The Quadrupeds of North America...

AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES and Rev. JOHN BACHMAN. The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: V.G. Audubon 1852-1854. 3 vols., royal 8vo, 265 x 180mm. (10 7/16 x 7 1/8in.), old boards, rebacked with green library buckram, worn, ink ownership stamp and perforated library stamp on each title, ink release

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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BESSON, JACQUES. Theatrum Instrumentorum et Machinarum...cum Francisci...

BESSON, JACQUES. Theatrum Instrumentorum et Machinarum...cum Francisci Beroaldi Figurarum declaratione demonstrativa... necnon... Additionibus... Iulium Paschalem. Lyons: Barthelemy Vincent 1582. Folio, 405 x 269 mm. (15 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.), nineteenth-century quarter pebble-grained morocco, slightly

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.800 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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BIBLIA LATINA. Nuremberg: Johann Sensenschmidt and Andreas Frisner, 9...

BIBLIA LATINA. Nuremberg: Johann Sensenschmidt and Andreas Frisner, 9 December 1475. Royal folio, 396 x 279 mm. (15 9/16 x 11), eighteenth-century German speckled deerskin over pasteboards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering-piece, blue-stained comb-marbled edges, paper index tabs., fol. 4/8 on a

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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BONIFACE VIII, Pope (1235?-1303). Liber sextus Decretalium (with gloss of...

BONIFACE VIII, Pope (1235?-1303). Liber sextus Decretalium (with gloss of Johannes Andreae). Mainz: Peter Schöffer, 9 January 1476. Royal folio, 381 x 272 mm. (15 x 10 11/16 in.), nineteenth-century vellum over pasteboards, edges stained red, single paper index tab, cropping to border decoration on

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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BRAUN, GEORG and FRANS HOGENBERG. Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp...

BRAUN, GEORG and FRANS HOGENBERG. Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp: Philippe de Galle, and Cologne: by the authors, 1572. Vol. 1 only, folio, 412 x 288 mm. (16 1/4 x 11 3/8 in.), contemporary French limp vellum case binding, covers with gilt fillet border enclosing double gilt fillet panel with

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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BRAUN, GEORG and FRANS HOGENBERG. Civitates Orbis Terrarum. [Cologne...

BRAUN, GEORG and FRANS HOGENBERG. Civitates Orbis Terrarum. [Cologne 1582-75-81-n.d.(1588?)]. Vols. 1-4 only bound in 2, folio, 406 x 280 mm. (16 x 11 in.), contemporary German vellum gilt over pasteboard, later morocco lettering-pieces on spines, g.e., lacking ties, joints split, worn, first vol

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 35.000 $ - 55.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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BRAUN, GEORG and FRANS HOGENBERG. [Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Cologne...

BRAUN, GEORG and FRANS HOGENBERG. [Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Cologne 1588-98]. Vols. 4 and 5 only, folio, 408 x 287 mm. (16 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.), contemporary German blind roll-tooled alum-tawed pigskin, covers panelled with outer border of interlocking acorn and leaf roll-tool, inner rolls of Saints

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 14.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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COOK, Captain JAMES. A set of the three voyages. London 1773-1785...

COOK, Captain JAMES. A set of the three voyages. London 1773-1785, including ANDREW KIPPIS, The Life of Captain James Cook . London 1788. Together 9 vols., 4to, 274 x 215mm. (10 3/4 x 8 1/2in., the Third Voyage larger), and Atlas to Third Voyage, large folio, 542 x 405mm. (21 5/16 x 16in.). First

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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COOK. Second Voyage ]. FORSTER, JOHANN GEORG ADAM. A Voyage round the...

COOK. Second Voyage ]. FORSTER, JOHANN GEORG ADAM. A Voyage round the World, in...Resolution, commanded by Capt. James Cook, during the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5. London: B. White, J. Robson, P. Elmsly and G. Robinson 1777. 2 vols., 4to, 291 x 231mm. (11 1/2 x 9 1/8in.), contemporary calf, joints

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 900 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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DAMPIER, WILLIAM. A Collection of Voyages. London: Printed for James and...

DAMPIER, WILLIAM. A Collection of Voyages. London: Printed for James and John Knapton 1729. 4 vols., 8vo, 195 x 123mm. (7 5/8 x 4 13/16in.), late nineteenth-century polished calf gilt, spines with red and green morocco gilt labels, most text leaves browned, a few stains and minor repairs . First

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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DIDEROT, DENIS and JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. Encylopédie, ou dictionnaire...

DIDEROT, DENIS and JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. Encylopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une societé de gens de lettres. Paris, Neuchâtel and Amsterdam 1751-1780 [comprising Texte : 17 vols. Paris and Neuchâtel 1751-65; Planches : 12 vols. (i.e. 11 vols. + Suite

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 16.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE ("Lewis Carroll"). Autograph letter signed ("C.L...

DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE ("Lewis Carroll"). Autograph letter signed ("C.L. Dodgson") to Mrs. Charles Henry Olive Daniel (wife of the proprietor of the Daniel Press), Christ Church, Oxford, 11 March 1895. 3 pages, oblong 8vo, in gray-black ink on two sheets, slight fold creases , but in very good

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE ("Lewis Carroll"). Autograph letter signed ("C L...

DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE ("Lewis Carroll"). Autograph letter signed ("C L Dodgson") to Mrs. Henry Arbuthnot Feilden, Christ Church, Oxford, 25 February 1876, 3 pages, small 8vo, in purple ink, remnants of mounting on integral blank last page : "...don't reproach yourself for my misinterpretation of

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's...

FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1920. 8vo, original green cloth, ends of spine and three fore-corners worn, front inner hinge weak, rear inner hinge repaired . FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, of Fitzgerald's first book, AN IMPORTANT PRESENTATION COPY

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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GARNERAY, AMBROISE LOUIS and ETIENNE DE JOUY. Vues des côtes de France dans...

GARNERAY, AMBROISE LOUIS and ETIENNE DE JOUY. Vues des côtes de France dans l'Océan et dans la Méditerranée. Paris: C.L.F. Panckoucke 1823-1832. 3 parts in one, large folio, 517 x 344mm. (20 3/8 x 13 1/2in.), French nineteenth-century red half morocco gilt and marbled boards, slight wear, fore-edges

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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GOULD, JOHN and RICHARD BOWDLER SHARPE. A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or...

GOULD, JOHN and RICHARD BOWDLER SHARPE. A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds, with Supplement. London: Published by the Author [1849-] 1861, Supplement: Henry Sotheran & Co. [1880-] 1887. 6 vols., large folio, 542 x 366mm. (21 3/8 x 14 3/8in.), contemporary green morocco

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 70.000 $ - 90.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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GOULD, JOHN. A Monograph of the Trogonidae, or Family of Trogons. London...

GOULD, JOHN. A Monograph of the Trogonidae, or Family of Trogons. London: Published by the author [1858-] 1875. Large folio, 548 x 370mm. (21 5/8 x 14 5/8in.), old green half morocco gilt, g.e., binding worn, title slightly foxed, outermost edges of margins slightly darkened. Second edition. 47

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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GREEN, JOHN. "Astley's Collection"]. A New General Collection of Voyages...

GREEN, JOHN. "Astley's Collection"]. A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels...in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. London: Thomas Astley 1745-47. 4 vols., 4to, 265 x 200mm. (10 7/16 x 7 7/8in.), contemporary tree calf, spines gilt with red and green morocco labels, joints cracked

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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HALES, STEPHEN. Vegetable Staticks: or, an Account of some Statical...

HALES, STEPHEN. Vegetable Staticks: or, an Account of some Statical Experiments on the Sap in Vegetables, 1727; Statical Essays: containing Haemastaticks; or an Account of some Hydraulick and Hydrostatical Experiments made on the Blood and Blood-Vessels of Animals, 1733. Both London, together 2

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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HARRIS, JOHN. Lexicon Technicum: or, an Universal English Dictionary of...

HARRIS, JOHN. Lexicon Technicum: or, an Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts themselves. London: Dan. Brown [etc.] 1704-1710. 2 vols., folio, 320 x 200mm. (12 5/8 x 7 7/8in.), contemporary Scottish speckled calf, spines gilt with leaf

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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HARRIS, JOHN. Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca. Or, a Complete...

HARRIS, JOHN. Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca. Or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels. London: T. Osborne etc. 1764. 2 vols., folio, 410 x 260mm. (16 1/8 x 10 1/4in.), contemporary calf, spines gilt with red and green morocco labels and vase ornaments, joints cracked, corners

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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HARRISON, JOHN. The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-Keeper, with plates...

HARRISON, JOHN. The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-Keeper, with plates of the same. Published by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude. London: W. Richardson and S. Clark for J. Nourse and Mount & Page 1767. Edited by Nevil Maskelyne. FIRST EDITION. 10 folding engraved plates. Grolier/Horblit

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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HARRISON, JOHN] MASKELYNE, Rev. NEVIL. An Account of the Going of Mr. John...

HARRISON, JOHN] MASKELYNE, Rev. NEVIL. An Account of the Going of Mr. John Harrison's Watch, at the Royal Observatory, from May 6th, 1766, to March 4th, 1767. Together with the Original Observations and Calculations of the same...Published by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude. London: Printed

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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HILL, Sir JOHN]. Eden: or a Compleat Body of Gardening...Compiled and...

HILL, Sir JOHN]. Eden: or a Compleat Body of Gardening...Compiled and Digested from the Papers of the late celebrated Mr. [Thomas] Hale. London: T. Osborne [etc.] 1757. Folio, 417 x 265mm. (16 3/8 x 10 5/16in.), contemporary calf, worn, upper cover detached, title and some other leaves browned

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 22.04.1994

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HOLBROOK, JOHN EDWARDS. North American Herpetology; or, A Description of...

HOLBROOK, JOHN EDWARDS. North American Herpetology; or, A Description of the Reptiles inhabiting the United States. Philadelphia: J. Dobson 1842. 5 vols., 4to, 286 x 233mm. (11 1/4 x 9 1/8in.), contemporary red half morocco gilt, bindings broken and backstrips defective, perforated library stamp on

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 22.04.1994