Auction 29.05.1998

Christie's
New York, Park Avenue

Datum der Auktion: 29.05.1998

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ACKERMANN, Rudolph (1764-1834). Microcosm of London . [London: T. Bensley...

ACKERMANN, Rudolph (1764-1834). Microcosm of London . [London: T. Bensley for R. Ackermann, 1808-10]. 3 volumes, large 4 o (332 x 279 mm). Woodcut title-pages, engraved dedication pages by Robert Ashby and Thomas Williamson after drawings by E.F. Burney and Thomas Tomkins, 104 handcolored aquatints

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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APPIANUS (ca. 100-ca.170). Historia Romana. - De bellis civilibus...

APPIANUS (ca. 100-ca.170). Historia Romana. - De bellis civilibus . Translated from Greek into Latin by Petrus Candidas Decembrius. Venice: Bernhard Maler (Pictor), Erhard Ratdolt and Peter Lslein, 1477. 2 parts in two volumes, royal 4 o (276 x 204 mm). Collation: [I:] a-i 1 0 k-n 8 o 1 0 (a1 blank

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 16.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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BERQUIN, ARNAUD, 1750-1791]. The Mountain Piper; Or, The History of Edgar...

BERQUIN, ARNAUD, 1750-1791]. The Mountain Piper; Or, The History of Edgar and Matilda. To Which is Added, A Journey to London, a Moral Tale. The First Worcester Edition. Worcester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomas, 1794. 16 o , (100 x 66mm). Collation: [A] 8 B-F 8 . 48 leaves (blank recto A1 pasted to

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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BICKHAM, George (d. 1769). The British Monarchy: Or, a new chorographical...

BICKHAM, George (d. 1769). The British Monarchy: Or, a new chorographical description of all the dominians subject to the King of Great Britain . London: G. Bickham, 1749. 2 o (309 x 193 mm). Engraved frontispiece by George Bickham, after a drawing by Gravelot, title-page and 192 engraved plates

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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BODMER, Karl, illustrator]. MAXIMILIAN ZU WIED-NEUWIED, Prince. 83 loose...

BODMER, Karl, illustrator]. MAXIMILIAN ZU WIED-NEUWIED, Prince. 83 loose plates (including 2 duplicates) after Karl Bodmer for Maximilian's Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jarhen 1832 bis 1834 (originally published Coblenz, 1839-41). 50 large plates (approximately 610 x 460 mm [Tabs. 1-48

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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OYDELL, John (1719-1804) and Josiah BOYDELL (1752-1817). An History of the...

OYDELL, John (1719-1804) and Josiah BOYDELL (1752-1817). An History of the Principal Rivers of Great Britain (Vol. 1) - An History of the River Thames (Vol. 2). London: W. Bulmer & Co., 1794. 2 volumes, 2 o (400 x 264 mm). Engraved frontispiece by I. Parker, two-part folding map, separated and each

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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BROOKSHAW, George. Groups of flowers ... with full directions for the young...

BROOKSHAW, George. Groups of flowers ... with full directions for the young artist . - Groups of fruit . - Six birds . London: Turner & Hadley for Thomas McLean, 1819. 3 parts in one volume, 2 o (367 x 261 mm). 36 plates, 18 handcolored (some offsetting; occasional light foxing and browning to

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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BURCHARDUS Urspergensis (1177 or earlier-1231). Chronicon... a Nino rege...

BURCHARDUS Urspergensis (1177 or earlier-1231). Chronicon... a Nino rege Assyriorem magno: usque ad Fridericum II... . Edited by Joannes Foeniseca. Augsburg: Johannes Miller, 1515. 2 o (303 x 209 mm). Collation: A-Y 6 . 172 leaves. Roman type, double column, printed shoulder notes. Title woodcut of

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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CATLIN, George. North American Indian Portfolio: Hunting Scenes and...

CATLIN, George. North American Indian Portfolio: Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America . London: C. and J. Adlard for Geo. Catlin, 1844. 2 o (574 x 425 mm). 25 tinted lithographed plates by Catlin and McGahey after Catlin (plate 12 with margins defective

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Five typed letters signed ("A. Einstein") to Frantisek...

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Five typed letters signed ("A. Einstein") to Frantisek Navara in German, one letter with three-line autograph postscript, Nassau Point, Peconic, Long Island, N.Y., 3-28 August 1938. Together 5 pages, 4to, minor browning (especially to the letter of 22 August), not affecting

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Photograph signed ("A. Einstein 1946"), also signed by...

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Photograph signed ("A. Einstein 1946"), also signed by the photographer, Paula Wright, and dated 1946. 346 x 265mm. 13.5/8 x 106 in.), neatly matted. A fine portrait, printed by Wright, a New York photographer, depicting Einstein standing in front of a clapboard house (at Princeton

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A.Einstein") to Roy Wood Seltara...

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A.Einstein") to Roy Wood Seltara, Princeton, (N.J.), 15 February 1946. 1 page, 4to, return address embossed at head of sheet, with original envelope. Einstein responds regarding a scientific theory proposed by his correspondent. : "I have studied your

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein"), to the physicist...

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein"), to the physicist Robert S. Shankland, Chairman of the Physics Dept., Case Institute of Technology, Princeton, 29 October 1952. 1 page, 4to, embossed stationery . "Dear Dr. Shankland, your resume does not correspond exactly with the thoughts I

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein") to the physicist...

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein") to the physicist Robert S. Shankland, Department of Physics, Case Institute of Technology; Princeton, N.J., 17 September 1953. 1 full page, 4to, on Institute for Advanced Study stationery. "MY ADMIRATION FOR MICHELSON'S EXPERIMENT IS FOR THE

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 5.500 $ - 7.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein") to the physicist...

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein") to the physicist Robert S. Shankland, Princeton, N.J., 31 August 1954. 1 full page, 4to, on Institute for Advanced Study stationery. EINSTEIN RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT THE CONTROVERSIAL MILLER EXPERIMENTS OF 1925 DO NOT CHALLENGE, BUT MAY CONFIRM

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 5.500 $ - 7.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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ENGLAND, SOVEREIGNS]. CHARLES I, King of England . Letter signed ("Charles...

ENGLAND, SOVEREIGNS]. CHARLES I, King of England . Letter signed ("Charles R") as King of England, to Lord Viscount Falkland, Deputy General of Ireland, and others, Westminster, 27 June [1627/28]. 1 page, folio, text in a small, neat, scribal hand. CREATING AN IRISH BARONETCY. The King informs

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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ENGLAND, SOVEREIGNS]. HENRY VII. Letter signed ("Henry R") to Rychard...

ENGLAND, SOVEREIGNS]. HENRY VII. Letter signed ("Henry R") to Rychard Bruse, Kenilworth Castle, n.y. [c.1500?], 1 page, oblong, defective along right-hand edge with loss of several words, repaired from verso, slight spotting , a formal letter thanking Bruse for his support and favors in the past and

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EUCLID (fl. ca. 300 B.C.). Elementa geometriae . Translated from the Arabic...

EUCLID (fl. ca. 300 B.C.). Elementa geometriae . Translated from the Arabic by Adelard of Bath. Edited by Giovanni Campano. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 25 May 1482. Super-chancery 2 o (284 x 206 mm). Collation: a 1 0 b-r 8 (a1r blank, a1v printer's dedication to Giovanni Mocenigo, doge of Venice, a2r

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EUROPE, POLITICAL and MILITARY FIGURES]. A group of approximately 100...

EUROPE, POLITICAL and MILITARY FIGURES]. A group of approximately 100 items, including autograph letters signed, letters signed, typed letters signed, documents signed, and cut signatures. V.p., v.d. Various sizes, condition varies . Alexander, Grand Duke of Russia (Pamphlet signed, New York, 1849

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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EUROPE, SOVEREIGNS AND ROYALTY]. A group of approx. 45 items, including...

EUROPE, SOVEREIGNS AND ROYALTY]. A group of approx. 45 items, including autograph letters signed, letters signed, documents signed, cut signatures and seals by the ruling families of Europe. V.p., v.d. Various sizes, conditon varies . FRANCE: Bourbon : 13 Documents and letters signed by Kings Louis

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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FERDINAND V, and ISABELLA I, King and Queen of Spain . Letter signed ("Yo...

FERDINAND V, and ISABELLA I, King and Queen of Spain . Letter signed ("Yo el rey," and "Yo la reina," each with large paraph), to the President and Judges of the Town of Vallid; Madrid, 25 February 1495. 1 page, folio, 305 x 216 mm. (12 x 8 in.), tipped to a larger sheet , in Spanish. Text in a

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Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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FRANCE, SOVEREIGNS]. CHARLES IX. Letter signed ("Charles") to FRANOIS...

FRANCE, SOVEREIGNS]. CHARLES IX. Letter signed ("Charles") to FRANOIS PAVIE, BARON DE FOURQUEVAUX, Ambassador to Spain (1509-1574), Chateau de Boullongue, 29 July 1568, 3 full pages, folio, address panel on page 4, fine condition, in French, A REVEALING POLITICAL LETTER WRITTEN JUST BEFORE THE THIRD

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Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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FRANCE, SOVEREIGNS]. A good collection of significant monarchs: FRANOIS I...

FRANCE, SOVEREIGNS]. A good collection of significant monarchs: FRANOIS I. Letter signed ("Francoys") to the Duke of Milan, St. Germain, February 20, [after May 1526]. 1 page, folio, in French. Excellent diplomatic content, probably regarding the League of Cognac (established in 1526 between

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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FRANCE, SOVEREIGNS]. NAPOLEON I, Emperor of France . Letter signed ("Nap...

FRANCE, SOVEREIGNS]. NAPOLEON I, Emperor of France . Letter signed ("Nap") as Emperor, to Prince Eugne de Beauharnais, Viceroy of Italy (1781-1824), Paris, 23 December 1810. 1/2 page, 4to, in French. Napoleon writes his stepson (Josephine's son by her first husband), his aide-de-camp in the Austrian

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces...

FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces ... London: J. Johnson 1779. 8 o (228 x 146 mm.) Engraved portrait frontispiece of Franklin, 3 engraved plates (1 folding) of scientific experiments. (Minor spotting to some leaves, lacks H3 and H4 [pp.101-104]). Original

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 4.500 $ - 5.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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GAUGUIN, PAUL. Autograph letter signed ("Paul Gauguin") in French to an...

GAUGUIN, PAUL. Autograph letter signed ("Paul Gauguin") in French to an unidentified correspondent ("Cher Monsieur"), n.p. [Tahiti], April 1901. 1 full page, 4to, attractively framed with two bronze medallions, in French. THE PAINTER PREPARES TO LEAVE TAHITI. Gauguin, who has lived and painted on

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 4.500 $ - 5.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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HAKLUYT, Richard (1552?-1616). The principall navigations, voiages and...

HAKLUYT, Richard (1552?-1616). The principall navigations, voiages and discoveries of the English nation, made by sea or over land . London: by George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, 1589. 2 o (287 x 189 mm). Black letter, folding engraved map of the world after Ortelius (Shirley 167), woodcut

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 18.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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HYGINUS Mythographus (fl. 1st century A.D.). Poeticon astronomicon . Edited...

HYGINUS Mythographus (fl. 1st century A.D.). Poeticon astronomicon . Edited by Jacobus Sentinus and Johannes Lucilius Santritter. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 14 October 1482. Chancery 4 o (199 x 147 mm). Collation: a-f 8 g 1 0 (a1 blank, a2r dedication to M. Fabius [Quintilianus?], a3r text, g9r

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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INCUNABLE LEAVES]. Joannes BALBUS. Catholicon . Mainz: [Catholicon printer...

INCUNABLE LEAVES]. Joannes BALBUS. Catholicon . Mainz: [Catholicon printer, i.e. Johann Gutenberg], 1460 [second impression: 1469]. Royal 2 o (364 x 286 mm). Single leaf (Astruco--Aucupabilis). Type 1:82G, Double column, 66 lines. Rubricated in red, lombard heading capitals and paragraph marks

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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JACOBUS PHILIPPUS DE BERGAMO (1434-1520). Supplementum chronicarum...

JACOBUS PHILIPPUS DE BERGAMO (1434-1520). Supplementum chronicarum . Venice: Bernardinus Benalius, 15 December 1486. Super-chancery 2 (313 x 210 mm). Collation: a 8 b 4 c-l 8 m 6 n-p 8 A-V 8 (a1r blank, a1v table, b4r prologue, Ad magistratum Bergomensem , c1r text, V8r colophon, V8v blank). 274

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Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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LOSTELNAU, Sieur de. Le mareschal de bataille. Contenant le maniment des...

LOSTELNAU, Sieur de. Le mareschal de bataille. Contenant le maniment des armes, les evolutions, plusieurs bataillons... divers ordres de batailles . Paris: Estienne Migon for Toussainct Quinet, 1647. 2 o (360 x 244 mm). Title and section titles printed in red and black, woodcut headpieces, tailpiece

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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LUTHER, Martin (1483-1546). Lutheri catechismus fwersatt pa...

LUTHER, Martin (1483-1546). Lutheri catechismus fwersatt pa American-Virginiske Sprket. - Vocabulario Barbaro-Virgineorum . Translation from Swedish into Delaware by Johan Campanius (1601-1683). Stockholm: Burchardus Press, by J. J. Genath, 1696. 8 o (161 x 101 mm). Additional engraved title

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Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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MARY STUART, Queen of Scots and H STEWART, Lord DARNLEY, Consort of Mary...

MARY STUART, Queen of Scots and H STEWART, Lord DARNLEY, Consort of Mary . Letter signed ("Marie R" and "Henry R"), to William Keith, "Earle Marischal of Scotland," Edinburgh, 26 August 1565. 1/2 page, folio, 300 x 210 (11 x 8 in.), the sheet with untrimmed edges, traces of red wax seal, verso

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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MILLER, ANDREW. New States and Territories, or the Ohio, Indiana, Illinois...

MILLER, ANDREW. New States and Territories, or the Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, North-Western, Missouri, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, In Their Real Characters, in 1818; Showing...the situation, size, number of Inhabitants, Whites and Indians--the number of Counties, Villages, Printing

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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NELSON, H., Viscount . Autograph letter signed ("Nelson & Bronte"), to Sir...

NELSON, H., Viscount . Autograph letter signed ("Nelson & Bronte"), to Sir William Fawcett, on board H.M.S. Victory, off Toulon, France, 18 October 1803. 1 page, 4to, 230 x 182mm (9 x 7.1/8 in.), neatly backed, otherwise in good condition. Warm gratitude from the Admiral, written from his flagship

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Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Campus Martius antiquae urbis . Rome, 1762.

PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Campus Martius antiquae urbis . Rome, 1762. 2 o (582 x 435 mm). Engraved title, frontispiece, dedication (with 2 half-page vignettes), 2 initials, 2 tail-pieces, and 43 engraved plates (numbered I-XLVIII, with plate V on six sheets joined and folding as plates V-X

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Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (ca. 100-ca. 170). Geographiae... Libri VIII, partim a...

PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (ca. 100-ca. 170). Geographiae... Libri VIII, partim a Bilibaldo Pirckheymero translati ac commentario illustrati .- Sebastian MNSTER. Appendix geographica . Indices by Conradus Lycosthenes (Konrad Wolffhart). Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1552. 2 o (309 x 209 mm). Roman and italic

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Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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PYNE, William Henry (1769-1843). The History of the Royal Residences of...

PYNE, William Henry (1769-1843). The History of the Royal Residences of Windsor Castle, St James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House, and Frogmore . London: L. Harrison for A. Dry, 1819. 3 volumes, large 4 o (338 x 276 mm). 100 hand-colored aquatint plates by

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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PYNE, William Henry (1769-1843). The History of the Royal Residences of...

PYNE, William Henry (1769-1843). The History of the Royal Residences of Windsor Castle, St James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House, and Frogmore . London: L. Harrison for A. Dry, 1819. 3 volumes, large 4 o (333 x 271 mm). 100 hand-colored aquatint plates by

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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REPTON, Humphrey. Sketches and hints on landscape gardening . London: W...

REPTON, Humphrey. Sketches and hints on landscape gardening . London: W. Bulmer & Co., [1794]. Oblong 4 o (257 x 358 mm). 16 aquatint plates: 10 hand-colored, including 4 double-page, all with over-slips; 6 uncolored, 4 with overslips (light browning and occasional soiling; a few plates with slight

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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REPTON, Humphrey; John Adey and G.S. Designs for the Pavillon at Brighton...

REPTON, Humphrey; John Adey and G.S. Designs for the Pavillon at Brighton . London: for J.C. Stadler (letter press by T. Bensley), 1808. 2 o (505 x 344 mm). Hand-colored engraved plan, 20 aquatint plates including vignettes, 11 hand-colored, including 2 in sepia wash (6 with overslips, one with

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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ROSSINI, GIOACCHINO ANTONIO (1792-1868). Photograph inscribed and signed...

ROSSINI, GIOACCHINO ANTONIO (1792-1868). Photograph inscribed and signed ("G. Rossini"), by Adrian Turnachau of Paris; inscription dated Paris, 9 April 1859. 337 x 250mm. (13/1/4 x 9 in.), including mount, matted and framed. An oval albumen print (8 x 6.3/8 in. ) depicting the composer in a large

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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THORNTON, Robert John (1768?-1837). Temple of Flora; or garden of the...

THORNTON, Robert John (1768?-1837). Temple of Flora; or garden of the botanist, poet, painter or philosopher . London: Dr. Thornton, 1812. 4 o (376 x 298 mm). Aquatint frontispiece by Cosway after Burke, engraved titles, by Tomkins after Burney; 2 stipple engravings by Russell and Opie after

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Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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URBANUS Bellunensis (ca. 1443-1524). Institutiones graecae grammaticae...

URBANUS Bellunensis (ca. 1443-1524). Institutiones graecae grammaticae . Edited by Aldus Manutius (1449-1515). Venice: Aldus Manutius, January 1497/98. Super-chancery 4 o (205 x 161 mm). Collation: a 1 0 b-z & A 8 B 1 0 C 2 (a1r title, a1v blank, a2r editor/publisher's dedication to Gianfrancesco

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Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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VINCENT DE PAUL, Saint (1581-1660). Document signed ("V. De Paul, Cur...

VINCENT DE PAUL, Saint (1581-1660). Document signed ("V. De Paul, Cur," with paraph), Dombes, 1617. 2 pages, small 4to, 215 x 155 mm. (8 x 6.1/8), faint circular ink-stamp and ink inscription in a minute hand, dated 1842 (in blank portion of page 2), tipped to a larger sheet, in French., accompanied

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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VIRGINIA COMPANY]. A Declaration of the state of the colonie and affaires...

VIRGINIA COMPANY]. A Declaration of the state of the colonie and affaires in Virginia: with the names of the adventurors, and summes adventured in that action. By His Maiesties Counseil for Virginia. 22 Iunij 1620 . London: by T. S[nodham and F. Kingston], 1620. 4 o (175 x 134 mm). Collation: A-B 4

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Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY. Little Women . Boston: 1868 - Little Woman...Part...

ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY. Little Women . Boston: 1868 - Little Woman...Part Second . Boston: 1869 - Little Men . Boston: 1871. All Roberts Brothers. Together 3 vols., 12 o . Original green cloth. (the first title with heel of spine renewed, fore-corners and top of spine a bit frayed, covers a little

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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AUTHORS & ARTISTS]. VOLTAIRE, Franois Marie Arout de. Autograph letter...

AUTHORS & ARTISTS]. VOLTAIRE, Franois Marie Arout de. Autograph letter signed ("de l'hermite V") to the Count of Novouroff, Ferney, 30 October 1761, 2 pages, 4to , in French, an extremely witty letter. in which the author states his prefence for the "heros of theater" rather than the "heros of the

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE ("Mark Twain"). Autograph letter signed ("Saml...

CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE ("Mark Twain"). Autograph letter signed ("Saml. L. Clemens") TO THE SHOWMAN, PHINEAS T. BARNUM ("My Dear Barnum"), Hartford, Connecticut, 19 Febraury [1874]. 1 pages, 8vo, on pages 1 and 3 of a four-page sheet, Clemens' "SLC" monogram on page 1, blank lower portion of

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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CLEMENS, S. L. The Choice Humorous Works of Mark Twain. Revised and...

CLEMENS, S. L. The Choice Humorous Works of Mark Twain. Revised and Corrected by the Author . London: Chatto & Windus 1874, 8vo. Original maroon decorated cloth (binding broken with a number of leaves loose in binding [but all present], some frayed or soiled at margins.) SIGNED "MARK TWAIN" ON FRONT

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Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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CLEMENS, S. L. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer . Hartford: The American...

CLEMENS, S. L. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer . Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. Small 4to. Original blue decorated cloth, blocked and lettered in blue, black, and gold. (heel of spine renewed, worn at top of spine at front outer joint, and at fore-corners, front inner hinge tender

Los #: 58

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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CLEMENS, S. L. Cabinet photograph inscribed and signed ("Mark Twain" and...

CLEMENS, S. L. Cabinet photograph inscribed and signed ("Mark Twain" and "S.L. Clemens"), May 1898, lower margin of mount and backpanel with imprint of J. Leowy, Vienna. 165 x 106mm. ( 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.) bevelled edges of mount gilt. FINE. MARK TWAIN AND THE EXPLORER, FRIDTJOF NANSEN A fine

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Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.05.1998

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CLEMENS, S. L. Autograph letter signed ("Mark Twain") to the Editor of the...

CLEMENS, S. L. Autograph letter signed ("Mark Twain") to the Editor of the World (retained copy), n.p. [Hartford?], n.d. [ca. 25 November 1917]. 1 page, large 8vo, neatly tipped to a larger sheet . MARK TWAIN, DISGRUNTLED INVESTOR: A satirical Thanksgiving squib, on the failure of an investment

Los #: 60

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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COLLINS, W. W. Autograph manuscript signed of the story "The Mystery of...

COLLINS, W. W. Autograph manuscript signed of the story "The Mystery of Marmaduke [Extracted from the Diary of the Reverend Noah Kilminster, of Cauld Kirk, North Britain], " n.p., 1878 (pencilled note from Collins to the printer at head of first page dated 23 November 1878). 19 pages, 4to., (pages 8

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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COLLINS, W. W. Autograph manuscript signed of the story "An Old Maid's...

COLLINS, W. W. Autograph manuscript signed of the story "An Old Maid's Husband," n.p., n.d. [London, 1886]. 35 pages, 4to, written in ink on rectos only, titled and signed ("Wilkie Collins") at the head, a working manuscript with extensive revisions (including heavy deletions and numerous marginal

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DICKENS, C.]. Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress . By "Boz...

DICKENS, C.]. Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress . By "Boz." London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 3 vols., 8 o . Original reddish-brown horizontally-ribbed cloth with an arabesque design stamped in blind on sides, spines gilt-lettered but without Bentley's imprint at bottom, uncut, bookseller's

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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DICKENS, CHARLES. Autograph manuscript signed ("Charles Dickens," with...

DICKENS, CHARLES. Autograph manuscript signed ("Charles Dickens," with large paraph), a fair copy of a portion of David Copperfield , dated at end Tavistock House, 24 January 1852. 1 page, large folio, 330 x236mm (12.7/8 x 86 in.), small, clean marginal tear neatly patched , otherwise fine. A

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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GARRICK, DAVID (1717-1779), actor . Autograph letter, signed ("D. Garrick...

GARRICK, DAVID (1717-1779), actor . Autograph letter, signed ("D. Garrick") to Thomas Racket (an Oxford undergraduate), Adelphi Theater [London], 2 December 1775. 3 pages, 4to, 226 x 184 mm. (9 x 7 in.), integral address leaf in Garrick's hand, small red wax seal with initials "DG" . "I PLAYED

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. Autograph letter signed ("Nath. Hawthorne") TO JAMES...

HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. Autograph letter signed ("Nath. Hawthorne") TO JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL, Boston, 4 January 1853. 1 page, 8vo, on lined paper, tipped to quarto sheet, docketed on verso (probably) by Lowell. [With:] Carte-de-visite photograph of Hawthorne signed ("Nath. Hawthorne") by Brady

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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HEMINGWAY, ERNEST]. Rolleiflex MX (type 2) camera no. 1405220. Franke and...

HEMINGWAY, ERNEST]. Rolleiflex MX (type 2) camera no. 1405220. Franke and Heidecke, Germany; 120-rollfilm, with a Heidosmat f/2.8 75 mm. Viewing lens and a Zeiss-Opton Tessar 75 mm. F/3.5 taking lens no. 1067254 in a Synchro-Compur shutter. Provenance : From the Estate of Mary and Ernest Hemingway

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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LONDON, JACK. Typed letter signed ("Jack London") to the publishers Dodd...

LONDON, JACK. Typed letter signed ("Jack London") to the publishers Dodd, Mead & Co. in New York, Oakland, California, 10 July 1899. 1 page, 4to, double-spaced, a slight marginal pin-hole, recipient's date- stamp. LONDON OFFERS HIS FIRST BOOK ["THE SON OF THE WOLF"] TO A PUBLISHER "Merely a letter

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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LONDON, JACK. Autograph letter signed ("Jack London") to his good friend...

LONDON, JACK. Autograph letter signed ("Jack London") to his good friend Charles Warren Stoddard (poet, travel writer, and English professor), London, 29 August 1902. 2 pages, 4to, in brown ink on two sheets of onion skin paper, a few wrinkles and edge nicks. WORKING ON "THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSS

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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LONDON, JACK. Seven typed letters signed, one typed leter (stamped...

LONDON, JACK. Seven typed letters signed, one typed leter (stamped signature), one typed note signed, and one autograph note signed (all "Jack London,") to Spiro D. Orfans in San Francisco; written from Glen Ellen, California, and Honolulu, 21 December 1910-19 October 1916. Together 10 letters and

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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MARX, KARL. Autograph letter signed ("Karl Marx") to Alexander Freund...

MARX, KARL. Autograph letter signed ("Karl Marx") to Alexander Freund ("Lieber Freund Freund"), London, 21 January 1877. 1.1/8 page, 202 x 128 mm. (8 x 56 in.), the blank side neatly backed, closely written, in German. With an ALS of Wolfgang Heine, 19 October 1916, 4 pp., 12mo, regarding Marx's

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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MELVILLE, HERMAN. Autograph letter signed ("H. Melville") TO JULIAN...

MELVILLE, HERMAN. Autograph letter signed ("H. Melville") TO JULIAN HAWTHORNE (author and son of Nathaniel Hawthorne), [New York], 10 August 1883. 2 pages, 8vo, in gray-blue ink on the rectos of two leaves (separated at center fold and rehinged with clear tape, touching, but not covering, a few

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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MILLAY, EDNA ST. VINCENT. The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver . New York: Frank...

MILLAY, EDNA ST. VINCENT. The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver . New York: Frank Shay, 1922. Small square 8vo. Original plain tan wrappers, stapled, within original printed red wrappers with vignette on front (a corner on front tan wrapper bit chipped, some slight edge wear to red wrappers); orange half

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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MILLAY, EDNA ST. VINCENT. Renascence and Other Poems . New York: Mitchell...

MILLAY, EDNA ST. VINCENT. Renascence and Other Poems . New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1917. Small 8vo. Original cream paper-vellum boards, gilt-lettered, uncut (some slight rubbing); orange cloth slipcase. FIRST EDITION of the author's first book, COPY NUMBER 13 OF 17 NUMBERED COPIES PRINTED ON JAPAN

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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POE, EDGAR ALLAN. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("E A POE") TO THE NEW YORK...

POE, EDGAR ALLAN. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("E A POE") TO THE NEW YORK PUBLISHERS J. AND H.G. LANGLEY, [PHILADELPHIA, N.D.], POSTMARKED 18 JULY [1842]. 1 PAGE, SMALL 4TO, WRITTEN IN BROWN INK, ADDRESSED BY POE ON VERSO, WITH POSTMARKS AND A DOCKET ON VERSO, TIPPED TO QUARTO SHEET., SLIGHT MARGINAL

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John Steinbeck") to W.G. Erne...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John Steinbeck") to W.G. Erne, book representative for the Los Angeles News Company, Los Gatos, California, n.d., envelope postmarked 29 June 1938. 1 page, 4to, a trifle wrinkled, with the original stamped envelope addressed by Steinbeck and the recipient's

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Typed letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, Sag Harbor...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Typed letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, Sag Harbor, New York, 26 May 1956. 2 pages, 4to, single-spaced, on three sheets of onion-skin paper with Steinbeck's name and address imprinted at head of the first page, more than 1800 words, a few pencilled corrections by the author

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John S.") to Dennis Murphy, n.p...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John S.") to Dennis Murphy, n.p. [probably Sag Harbor], 9 July [1956]. 3 pages, folio, in light blue ink on two sheets of lined white legal-pad sheets, some light staining, slight rubbing along folds; with typed transcript . "IF YOU WANT TO BE A

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, Beverly...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, Beverly Hills, 1 September 1956. 2 pages, small folio, in blue ink on both sides of a sheet of Beverly Wilshire stationery, several dampstains (not affecting legibility); with typed transcript . "A WORK OF ART IS THE PRODUCT OF

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("J.S.") to Dennis Murphy, n.p...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("J.S.") to Dennis Murphy, n.p. [Sag Harbor], 21 September 1956. 1 page, folio, in blue ink on lined yellow legal-pad sheet, a few light stains, a bit rubbed at a folds; with typed transcript . "I STILL HAVE NOT BEEN FORGIVEN" "I'm sorry you had an argument

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, n.p...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, n.p. [New York], 16 December 1957. 4 pages, folio, in pencil on two lined yellow legal-pad sheets, some slight soiling; with typed transcript . "A CREATIVE MAN IS A BOMB" "...This book [ The Sergeant , soon to be published] is not

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, Discove...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, Discove Cottage, Bruton, Somerset, England, 29 March 1959. 4 pages, 4to, in blue ink on four sheets of thin paper, Steinbeck's address embossed at head of first page, with a few slight, mostly marginal stains; with original

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, n.p...

STEINBECK, JOHN. Autograph letter signed ("John") to Dennis Murphy, n.p. [Discove Cottage, Bruton, Somerset], "I guess this must be about July 15" [1959]. 3 pages, folio, in blue ink on two lined white legal-pad sheets (each with two punch-holes in left margin), some light staining and fold rubbing

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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WHEATLEY, PHILLIS. Autograph manuscript of the 70-line dramatic poem...

WHEATLEY, PHILLIS. Autograph manuscript of the 70-line dramatic poem, "Ocean," n.p., n.d. [ca. September 1773]. 3.1/8 pages, 4to, 223 x 183mm. (8 x 7 in.)., small ink stain at extreme lower edge, page 4 bearing the concluding two lines of verse and a docket in a contemporary hand: "Ocean A poem by

Los #: 88

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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WHITMAN, WALT. Leaves of Grass . Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1881-1882...

WHITMAN, WALT. Leaves of Grass . Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1881-1882. 8 o, original publisher's mustard-yellow cloth, gilt-stamped signature of Walt Whitman on upper cover, gilt-blocked spine. (shaken, several quires loosening, spine discolored, front-free endleaf slightly loose at top and

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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WOLFE, THOMAS. Typed letter signed ("Thomas Wolfe") to Miss Dorothea...

WOLFE, THOMAS. Typed letter signed ("Thomas Wolfe") to Miss Dorothea Hettinger, New York, 21 May 1933. 1 page, 4to, single-spaced, boldly signed by Wolfe in pencil, usual fold creases, with original stamped envelope . Wolfe responds to a reader's letter: "...I appreciate it all the more because one

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Datum: 29.05.1998

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ADAMS, JOHN, President . Manuscript document signed ("John Adams") as...

ADAMS, JOHN, President . Manuscript document signed ("John Adams") as President, countersigned by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering, Philadelphia, 29 August 1798. 1 page, oblong, 284 x 435 mm. (11 3/16 x 17 3/16 in.), large papered Great Seal of the United States at lower left, attractive

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Datum: 29.05.1998