Books & Works on Paper

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Datum der Auktion: 29.05.2019

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Vimercato (Giovanni Battista) Dialogo degli Horologi Solari, woodcut printer’s device on title and colophon, historiated initials, several woodcut astronomical diagrams in text and 3 large plates (2 folding), bound after K and at rear, one torn with major loss, the others repaired at folds, lacking

Los #: 360

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Wine & Beer.- Kellermaysterey. Gründtlicher bericht wie man alle wein Teütscher und Welscher landen vor allen zufallen bewaren..., Gothic letter, lacking final blank, 4 woodcuts in text my Hans Schäufelein (one repeated), depicting a man in a wine-cellar on title (aging), and scenes of harvesting

Los #: 361

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Bordeu (Theophile de) Medical manuscript, in French, entitled ‘Crise Article de l’Encyclopedie’, reproducing an article published in Diderot’s ‘Encyclopédie’, 160 numbered pp., written in a neat hand, title within a decorative ink and watercolour frame featuring a floral device, occasional spotting

Los #: 362

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Carlos II of Spain, King.- Manuscript diploma of recognition of the title of Marquis of Torre Gines, in Spanish, for Don Martin Damian Mendizabal, signed by Charles II of Spain ‘Yo el Rey’, and various Royal secretaries, 5 leaves, written on vellum in brown ink, illuminated throughout, full page

Los #: 364

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Corner (Giovanni II, Doge of Venice) Manuscript on vellum, being a power of attorney in Latin, with lead seal featuring the image of the Doge in front of Saint Mark on the obverse and "IOHANNES CORNELIUS II DEI GRATIA DUX VENETIARUM" on the reverse, pendant on rope cord, one page, folding marks

Los #: 365

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Dala'il al-Khayrat.- Al-Jazuli (Muhammad ibn Sulayman) Dala'il Al-Khayrat, illuminated manuscript in Arabic on paper, 111 leaves, text within frames throughout, 2 small carpet pages in red, blue and green, occasional marginalia, without the traditional illustrations of the holy cities of Mecca and

Los #: 367

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Document on vellum, Latin.- Italian Interest Document granting "Matheus Mercatus filii D. Georgii de Scandiano" the authority to act as a notary, one page, first line with usual invocatio "In Christi Nomine Amin" in calligraphic hand, on vellum, embossed papered seal, folding marks, some age-related

Los #: 369

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Herbarium.- Botanical Manuscript, in Latin, entitled ‘Herbarium, fruticum et Arborum Icones quadam ex Institutione…’, ll. (10), 104, (1), including 8 leaves of index, illustrated throughout with ink drawings of botanical species, accompanied by captions and brief descriptions, occasional spotting

Los #: 370

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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[Mazarin (Jules, Cardinal)] Manuscript, in Latin, reproducing the work ‘Breviarium Politicorum secundum rubricas Mazarinicas’, 108 leaves, including index, slight toning, ownership annotations of Onor. Cavedoni to flyleaf and title, contemporary vellum over boards, soiled, 12mo, n.p., late 17th

Los #: 371

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Munich Honour Document.- Manuscript recognition of excellence, in German, 2 pp. on vellum, with paper seal of the city, lluminated throughout, initials heightened with gold, signed by the Mayor of Munich and two counsellors, dated 6 July 1890, addressed to the Minister Dr. L.A. von Müller, as an

Los #: 372

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Antiquarian Miscellany.- Jackson (John) Reflections on the Commerce of the Mediterranean, first American edition, including preface, light browning and some foxing to peripheral leaves, contemporary half calf, rubbed, I. Riley & Co., New York, 1806; Medicine, a bound collection of 16 pamphlets by

Los #: 373

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Bacon (Francis) The History of the Reigns of Henry the Seventh, Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, and Queen Mary, FIRST EDITION, 4 parts in one, engraved author’s portrait, pages ruled in black, light browning and scattered spotting, bookplate of Henry Seymour and signature of Sir William Portman

Los #: 374

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Bible, English.- The Holy Bible, second edition, 2 parts in one, with separate titles, including appendix, titles in red and black, engraved frontispieces, 238 engraved plates, 5 double page maps, namely, 'Map of Paradise or the Garden of Eden', 'Map of the forty years travels of the children of

Los #: 375

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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### WITHDRAWN ### Bindings.- Browning (Robert) The Poetical works…, 2 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece, occasional foxing, contemporary vellum over board, t.e.g., spine gilt with floral motif and foliage, boards ruled in gilt, with floral decal in each corner, flowers and leaves heightened with

Los #: 376

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Bisset (Robert) The History of the Reign of George III…, 6 vol., foxing and worm holing, engraved bookplate of John Gurney Fry, contemporary full calf, spine gilt, some hinges cracked, vol. 6 board detached, 8vo, Longman et al., 1820 (6

Los #: 377

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Clarendon (Edward) The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England…, 6 vol., contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, boards ruled in gilt, Shrewsbury School coat of arms tooled on upper boards, spines sunned, 8vo, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1888 (6

Los #: 378

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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[Collier (Jane)] An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting…, third edition (first Bulmer edition), half title, ads at end, engraved frontispiece, offsetting, light browning and occasional spotting or foxing, signature and stamp of David McClellan’s library, re-cased, contemporary calf, rubbed

Los #: 379

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Common Prayer, English The Book of Common Prayer, engraved frontispiece, title in black and red within frame, with woodcut Royal coat of arms, ornaments, double column, occasional spotting, marginal loss to title, 4pp contemporary annotations on family trees and signatures, including Elisabeth

Los #: 380

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Dickens (Charles) Oliver Twist, 3 vol., second edition, illustrated frontispiece, 20 plates, half titles, ownership note on title heads, occasional light browning, foxing, original publishers cloth, slightly rubbed and stained, bookplate of William Johnson, 8vo, Richard Bentley, 1839 (3

Los #: 381

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Dryden (John) Fables Ancient and Modern; Translated in Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, and Chaucer..., FIRST EDITION, half title, contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, boards rubbed, spine head cracked, later endpapers, bookplate of Marquis of Headford, [ESTC R31983], Jacob Tonson, 1700

Los #: 382

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Godwin (Thomas) Moses and Aaron: Civil and Ecclesiastical Rites, used by the Ancient Hebrewes…, seventh edition, title dusty, [Wing G977], S. G. for Andrew Crook & John Williams, 1655, [bound with], Romanae Historiae Anthologia Recognita et Aucta. An English Exposition of the Roman Antiquities

Los #: 383

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Guest (Richard) A Compendious History of the Cotton-Manufacture…, FIRST EDITION, 12 engraved and lithograph plates, Thorsby Society blind stamp to title, slight toning and spotting, new cloth boards, rebound, 4to, Joseph Pratt, Manchester, 1823

Los #: 384

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Harrington (James) The Oceana and Other Works, with an Account of his Life by John Toland, engraved frontispiece, 2 engraved plates, occasional light staining, contemporary calf, hinge cracked, [ESTC T145707], large 4to, Becket & Cadell, 1771

Los #: 385

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Hazlitt (William) The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, 4 vol., engraved portrait frontispieces and second titles, occasional light spotting and staining, contemporary calf, spine gilt tooled, marbled edges, spines sunned, 8vo, Illustrated London Library, 1853 (4

Los #: 386

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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History.- Gibbon (Edward) The History of Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 7 vol. only of 8, lacking vol. 7, author's portrait frontispiece, off setting to title, 4 folding maps, occasional light staining, contemporary half calf, bookplates or bookplate residue, 8vo, W. Baynes et al., 1823; The

Los #: 387

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Hume (David) The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution in 1688, 8 vol., 32 engraved plates, occasional spotting and staining, some offsetting to plates, contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, green morocco labels, some hinges cracked, bookplate of Robert Hodgson, T

Los #: 388

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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James (Boswell) The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., 5 vol., extra illustrated, engraved frontispieces, 215 engraved portraits, views and facsimiles, offsetting, some spotting or light foxing, contemporary green morocco, spine gilt, boards ruled in gilt, a.e.g. bound by J. Larkins, 8vo, John Murray

Los #: 389

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Judaica.- Jennings (David) Jewish Antiquities: or, A Course of Lectures on the Three First Books of Godwin’s Moses and Aaron, 2 vol. in one, engraved frontispiece, 2 plates (1 folding), light foxing and browning, contemporary half calf, rubbed, Abernethy & Walker, Edinburgh, 1808; Brown (William

Los #: 390

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Ladies.- [Lyttelton (George, Baron)] Advice to a Lady, woodcut initials and vignette, 8pp., light foxing, later cloth backed boards, [ESTC: T79391], folio, Lawton Gilliver, 1733; [Hooke (Nathaniel)] An Account of the Conduct of the Dowager Duchess of Marlborough…, occasional light staining

Los #: 391

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 29.05.2019

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Literature.- [Dryden (John)] The Hind and the Panther…, FIRST EDITION, lacking rear end paper, slight foxing, rebound, modern preliminaries, W. Davis, 1687; Coxeter (Thomas) The Dramatic Works of Philip Massinger…, 4 vol., light foxing, worm trailing to the first few leaves of vol. 2, contemporary

Los #: 392

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 29.05.2019