Auction 22.05.1998

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 22.05.1998

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ARISTOTLE. De Arte Rhetorica Libri Tres, Basel: in Officina Fro Beniana...

ARISTOTLE. De Arte Rhetorica Libri Tres, Basel: in Officina Fro Beniana, 1529, 4°, woodcut printer's device on title and at end, text in Greek (small hole affecting one letter in 2 and at margins of 4 and 4, small nick at margins of last few leaves, occasional light spotting and staining), early

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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BUNYAN, John. The Holy War, made by Shaddai upon Diabulus , London: Dorman...

BUNYAN, John. The Holy War, made by Shaddai upon Diabulus , London: Dorman Newman and Benjamin Alsop, 1682, 8°, FIRST EDITION, engraved frontispiece portrait of Bunyan by Robert White, folding plate (minor repairs at margin on title), 18th-century speckled calf (rebacked), g.e. [Wing B-5538

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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CATULLUS, TIBULLUS & PROPERTIUS. [ Works ], Venice: Aldus, 1502, 8°, FIRST...

CATULLUS, TIBULLUS & PROPERTIUS. [ Works ], Venice: Aldus, 1502, 8°, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with spelling 'Propetius', 19th-century red morocco gilt with Aldine printer's device stamped in gilt on covers, g.e. [Renouard p. 39, no. 16

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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Emblemata Amatoria, emblemes d'amour en quatre langue , Londe: Chez...

Emblemata Amatoria, emblemes d'amour en quatre langue , Londe: Chez l'Amoureux, [ca. 1690], small 8°, engraved throughout on recto only, engraved pictorial title, frontispiece and 44 plates, 19th-century mottled calf (upper joint rubbed). [Praz p. 323

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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The French Herald Summoning all true Christian Princes to a generall...

The French Herald Summoning all true Christian Princes to a generall Croisade ... upon the Occasion of the most execrable murther of Henry the great , London: Mathew Lownes, 1611, small 4° (small worm-hole throughout, some leaves restored), modern half morocco gilt, t.e.g. [STC 11374] -- A

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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FULLER, Thomas. The History of the Worthies of England, London: for J. G...

FULLER, Thomas. The History of the Worthies of England, London: for J. G. W. L. and W. G., 1662, 2°, engraved portrait (browned and spotted throughout), later calf gilt (rebacked preserving original spine). [Wing F-2440

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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HAYWARD, John] The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King Henrie the...

HAYWARD, John] The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King Henrie the IIII, London: John Wolfe, 1599 [?but 1629], small 4°, modern red morocco gilt, early signature of Thomas Powell on title. [STC 12997] With 3 other books including Byron's The Siege of Corinth (London, 1816, second edition) and

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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MASSINGER, Philip. The Renegado, a Tragae Comedie. As it hath beene often...

MASSINGER, Philip. The Renegado, a Tragae Comedie. As it hath beene often acted by the Queenes Maiesties Servants, at the private Play-house in Drurye-Lane, London: Printed by A. M[athewes] for John Waterson, 1630, 4°, FIRST EDITION (lacks blank A1, B1 repaired without loss, title and a few leaves

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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MELA, Pomponius. Itinerarium Antonini Aug. Vibius Sequester, Venice: Aldus...

MELA, Pomponius. Itinerarium Antonini Aug. Vibius Sequester, Venice: Aldus, 1518, 8°, woodcut printer's device on title and at end (hole at margin of i1 touching one letter, occasional light marginal staining and spotting), 17th-century speckled calf, spine gilt, armorial bookplate of Laurentii

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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MILTON, John. Eikonoklastes in Answer to a Book Intitl'd Eikon Basilike...

MILTON, John. Eikonoklastes in Answer to a Book Intitl'd Eikon Basilike , London: Matthew Simmons, 1649, 4°, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, title in red and black (slightly dampstained on first five leaves), contemporary calf (repairs to head of spine, lettering-piece lacking) [Wing M-2112

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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OVID. Le Trasformationi, translated by Lodovico Dolce, Venice: Francesco...

OVID. Le Trasformationi, translated by Lodovico Dolce, Venice: Francesco Sansovino, 1568, 4°, woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials and illustrations, printed in double column (minor worming at a few margins, printing flaw at corner of P7, some light marginal staining), later

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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PALMERIN, d'Oliva. The First Part, Shewing the Mirrour of Nobilitie [ The...

PALMERIN, d'Oliva. The First Part, Shewing the Mirrour of Nobilitie [ The Second Part ], London: B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, 1637, 2 parts in one volume, 8° (L5 and Y7 of first part torn away with loss of few letters, L4 and S6 of second part torn away with slight loss), contemporary calf. [STC 19164

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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RAPHAEL Sanzio d'Urbino. Sacrae historiae acta... , Rome: 1649, oblong 2°...

RAPHAEL Sanzio d'Urbino. Sacrae historiae acta... , Rome: 1649, oblong 2°, FIRST EDITION, 4th state, engraved frontispiece, 52 plates after Raphael, late 19th century cloth-backed boards (head of spine lacking, rubbed). [Brunet IV, 1108

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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THEOPHYLACT, Archibishop of Bulgaria. In Quatuor Prophetas Enarrationes...

THEOPHYLACT, Archibishop of Bulgaria. In Quatuor Prophetas Enarrationes, iam recèns ex vetustissimo Archetypo Graeco, Paris [?or Lyon]: no publisher, 1549, 8°, contemporary panelled calf with gilt fleur-de-lys at each corner and gilt ornamental device in centre (rebacked, stained), early signature

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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ABBOT, Jacob] Rollo's Museum , 1839; Rollo's Vacation , 1839; Rollo at School , 1839; Rollo's Experiments , 1839, Rollo at Work , 1839, Rollo Learning to Read , 1839, Rollo's Correspondence , 1840; Rollo's Travels , 1840, all Boston, together 8 volumes, 12°, original cloth (condition varies) -- The

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 50 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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AESOP. Fables , translated by Sir Roger L'Estrange, London: George G...

AESOP. Fables , translated by Sir Roger L'Estrange, London: George G. Harrap, 1936, 4°, limited to 525 copies signed by the artist, engraved title and 11 engraved plates by Stephen Gooden, vignettes, original vellum gilt (spine browned), t.e.g., uncut, in slip-case (rubbed

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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BALZAC, Honoré de. [ Works ], Philadelphia: Printed for Subscribers Only by...

BALZAC, Honoré de. [ Works ], Philadelphia: Printed for Subscribers Only by George Barrie & Son, 1895-1900, 53 volumes, 8°, limited to 1,000 copies, etched frontispieces and plates, later half morocco, spines gilt in compartments (extremities rubbed, spines faded, a few spine heads chipped), t.e.g

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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The Bee or Universal Weekly Pamphlet, containing something to hit every...

The Bee or Universal Weekly Pamphlet, containing something to hit every man's taste and principles , London: by W. Burton for Richard Chandler, 1733-35, 9 volumes, 8°, vignette on title-page of each volume (some marginal worming to final leaves of vol. I, R2 and R3 of vol. V misbound, 3 leaves of

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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BELL, John (editor). The Poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to...

BELL, John (editor). The Poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill , Edinburgh: Apollo Press, 1776-92, 109 volumes, 18°, contemporary tree calf gilt (rubbed). [Lowndes 69] (109

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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BINYON, Laurence. Western Flanders , London: Chiswick Press, 1899, 2°...

BINYON, Laurence. Western Flanders , London: Chiswick Press, 1899, 2°, limited to 250 copies, 10 etched plates by William Strang (one leaf of text stained), original cloth stamped in gilt, partly unopened, t.e.g

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson , edited by George Birkbeck...

BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson , edited by George Birkbeck Hill, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887, 6 volumes, 8°, engraved portrait frontispiece (spotted), contemporary half morocco gilt (rubbed), t.e.g. (6

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 200 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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CHURCHILL, Winston. Les Grands Contemporains , Paris: Gallimard, 1939, 8°...

CHURCHILL, Winston. Les Grands Contemporains , Paris: Gallimard, 1939, 8°, translated by G. Bebû, brown half morocco -- John Maynard KEYNES. Théorie Générale de l'Emploi, de l'Intérêt, et de la monnaie , Paris: Payot, 1942, 8°, translated by Jean de Largentaye, brown half morocco -- MARCUS AURELIUS

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne. Roughing It , Hartford: A. Roman & others, 1872...

CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne. Roughing It , Hartford: A. Roman & others, 1872, 8°, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 2 frontispieces, 6 plates and illustrations, original grey cloth stamped in gilt and blind (hinges cracking, rubbed, spine frayed

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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DE FRANCHEVILLE. L' Histoire des Dernières Campagnes et Négociations de...

DE FRANCHEVILLE. L' Histoire des Dernières Campagnes et Négociations de Gustave-Adolphe en Allemagne, Berlin: chez George Jacques Decker, 1772, 4°, half title, title printed in red and black, 3 folding engraved plans with overlays (occasional spotting and browning to text), contemporary half calf

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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DICKENS, Charles. The Mystery of Edwin Drood , London: Chapman and Hall...

DICKENS, Charles. The Mystery of Edwin Drood , London: Chapman and Hall, 1870, 6 original parts, 8°, FIRST EDITION, illustrations, original wrappers (chipped and torn), in a folding cloth case. [Eckel p. 96ff; Sadleir 694] (6

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club , London...

DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club , London: Chapman and Hall, 1837, 8°, FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, engraved title, frontispiece and 41 plates by R. Seymour and Phiz (occasional spotting), later red morocco gilt by Bayntun Riviere with medallion of Dickens to upper cover

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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GIBBON, Edward. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire...

GIBBON, Edward. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776-88, 6 volumes, 4°, 2nd edition of Vol. I, 1st edition of Vols. II-VI, 3 folding maps (lacking portrait and half-titles to Volumes IV-VI, spotting throughout), contemporary calf (rebacked

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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GODEAU, Antoine. Penitential Tables, being lively Representations of the...

GODEAU, Antoine. Penitential Tables, being lively Representations of the most Illustrious Penitents of the Old and New Testament , London: 1719, 2 volumes, 8°, engraved frontispiece and 22 plates, one folding (light browning), contemporary red morocco gilt (rubbed), g.e. (2

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 100 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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GOODRIDGE, John. The Phoenix, an Essay , London: 1781, 8°, engraved...

GOODRIDGE, John. The Phoenix, an Essay , London: 1781, 8°, engraved frontispiece and one plate [bound with:] William Willis MOSELEY. Eleven Chapters on Nervous or Mental complaints , London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co, 1838, 8° [and:] John Carne BIDWILL. Rambles in New Zealand , London: W. S. Orr, 1841

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 22.05.1998

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HOUDIN, Jean Eugene Robert. The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic, Or, How to...

HOUDIN, Jean Eugene Robert. The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic, Or, How to Become a Wizard, translated and edited, with notes, by Professor Hoffmann , London: George Routledge, 1878, 8°, FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and illustrations, original pictorial cloth gilt (slightly rubbed), g.e

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 25 £ - 200 £

Datum: 22.05.1998