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Datum der Auktion: 30.05.2019

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History of the Jesuits, 1769-70

2 volumes. 32, 606, [2]; 26, [10], 428, [20] pp. (8vo) 19.7x11.5 cm (7¾x4½"), early (possibly original?) quarter calf & marbled boards, leather spine labels. History of the Jesuit Order by the German grammarian and philologist. Old inkstamps of Bibl. Familiae Rajacsich to title pages; bookplates of

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Renaissance classic on prognosis 1710

[16], 541, [23] pp. Title page printed in red & black, with engraved vignette. (sm. 4to) period calf, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering piece, marbled endpapers. The greatest Renaissance classic on prognosis, of which Boerhaave writes in his preface: "The first time I read this

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi opera 1614

5 volumes bound in 2. [8], 96; 1150; 656; [4], 552; [8], 688; [44], 208 numbered columns. With engraved portrait frontispiece, title pages with large woodcut devices, head and tail pieces, initials throughout. (Folio) 38.5x24 cm (15x9½"), period calf, gilt decorated spines, speckled edges. With the

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Sancti Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi opera 1614

5 volumes bound in 2. [8], 96, 1150; 655; [4], 552, [8], 688, [44], 208 numbered columns. With engraved portrait frontispiece, title pages with large woodcut devices, head and tail pieces, initials throughout. (Folio) 40x26 cm (16¾x10"), period speckled calf with gilt-stamped armorial decoration

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Classical architectural plates, 100 heliogravures

Volume I of II. 11, [1] pp. With 100 heliogravure plates. (Folio), 45x31.5 cm (17¾x12½"), loose in cloth-bound printed portfolio, lettered in gilt

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Renaissance architecture, 100 heliogravures

[4], 4 pp. With 100 loose heliogravure plates. (Folio) 45x31.5 cm (17½x12½"), in cloth-bound printed portfolio, lettered in gilt

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Architectural engravings, Tuscany 1815

vii, [1], 50,[2] pp. With 109 engraved plates from architectural drawings. (Large folio) 54x41 cm (21¼x16") later half pebbled-cloth with blue paper-covered boards, lettered in gilt on spine, all edges gilt. From the renowned Didot family

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Illustrated folio edition of Orlando Furioso, 1730

2 volumes in 1. [50], 576; [4], [400] pp. With 52 copper-engraved plates including the portrait. (folio) 39.8x28 cm (15½x11"), period full vellum. Magnificent illustrated edition of Ariosto's classic epic poem. The second volume titled "Opere di M. Lodovico Ariosto ... tomo secondo," and contains

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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21st Editions The Everywhere Chronicles

[6], 84 pp. 12 leaves of plates with pigment ink prints of photographs by Jamie Baldridge with one additional loose print signed by the photographer. (Folio) morocco-backed patinated metal over boards with black morocco label lettered in gilt, cloth clamshell box with gilt lettering on black morocco

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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21st Editions Odes of Pindar, G. Gorman

[56] pp. 10 platinum print photographs by Greg Gorman tipped in with one additional loose platinum print 26x32.5 cm (10¼x12¾") in folder. (Folio) 51x39.3 cm (20x16"), bronze cloth with marbled paper label lettered in gilt, cloth clamshell box with marbled and gilt lettered spine label, Copy BC

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Life of St. John of Capestrano, 1661

[8], 151, [1], 48, [4] pp. Engraved portrait plate of Giovanni da Capestrano. (4to) 22.2x15.5 cm (8¾x6¼"), period limp vellum. First Edition. The life of St. John of Capestrano (1386-1456), Franciscan friar and Catholic priest from the Italian town of Capestrano, Abruzzo, known as the "Soldier

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Thomas Bayly's An End to Controversie 1654

401, [7] pp. + errata leaf. With engraved title frontispiece, the opposite leaf bears "The explication of the frontispiece." No addition printed title page is present. (8vo) 18.5x14 cm (7¼x5½), period morocco rebacked with modern suede, spine stamped in gilt, marbled endpapers, speckled edges

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Vulgate Bible 4vols. 1827

4 volumes. Unpaginated index, 497; 533; 577; 643 pp. Printer's device on title pages. (32mo) 10x6 cm (4x3"), period gilt-decorated tan morocco, gilt-decorated spines; marbled endpapers. Handsomely bound set of the Vulgate Bible

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Book Of Common Prayer finely bound c.1899

2 volumes bound in 1. First volume printed in black and red. (12mo), finely bound in period tan morocco, spine with raised bands, title in gilt; gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Finely bound by Hatchard's of London, London's oldest bookshop

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Rare illustrates Hebrew work

30 pp. With 10 full-page colored illustrations. 28.8x22.8 cm (11¼x9"), unbound signatures within boards that are connected with (possibly later) ribbon ties. Ten dramatic hand-colored plates by Menachem Birnbaum. Text in Hebrew with German translation prepared by the artist’s brother, Uriel

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Blagrave's Art of Husbandry, 1669

[16], 306 + [6] ad pp. Added engraved pictorial title page. (16mo) 14.2x8.3 cm (5½x3¼"), 19th century calf, triple gilt filet borders, spine tooled in gilt, raised spine bands, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, Rare edition of Joseph Blagrave's important work on agriculture and farming. The

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Censura Celebriorum Authorum, 1690

[8], 746, [6] pp. (Folio) 32x19.5 cm (12½x7¾") period panelled calf tooled and lettered on spine in gilt. Lives of eminent authors from an early modern point of view. Brief biobibliographies from Hermes Trismegistus to Thomas Hobbes et al

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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4 titles from The American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers

32 volumes. (8vo), wrappers. includes: Seville-Berryman, Florence. Early American bookplates. Illustrated throughout. Wrappers printed in red and green. Reprinted from the 1925 year-book of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers. 1925. (8 copies). King, Phyllis. The Bookplates of

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Thirteen bookplate designs by Hasip Pektas

16 prints of ex-libris designs. Mostly woodcut prints on thick paper, in various colors. Various sizes, but sheets generally 15x18 cm (6x7"). Each print one of a limitation of 20 or 25, and with the artist's ink stamp on the verso. Each print signed and numbered (one of 20 or 25) by the artist in

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Datum: 30.05.2019

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Twelve bookplates

12 bookplates, mounted to detached book covers. A selection of mostly decorative and armorial bookplates from the library of Audrey Arellanes, who ran the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers for 30 years. Includes plates from authors, politicians, various libraries, etc. All

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Five titles on books and libraries

Includes: Edward Edwards' Memoirs of Libraries, The Britwell Handlist, Rare Americana: A Catalogue, and Ronald Searle's Slightly Foxed—but still desirable. Comprises: The Britwell Handlist. Bernard Quaritch, 1933. 2 volumes. Original cloth. Memoirs of Libraries by Edward Edwards. Trubner & Co

Los #: 57

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Geology and Mineralogy Considered 1841

2 volumes. xvi, 468; [8], 131 pp. With 87 lithographed or engraved plates, 6 folding including a hand-colored panorama. (12mo) 22.3x13.5 cm (8¾x5¼"), publisher's cloth. Second Edition. Significant work on geologic history, issued as Treatise VI of "The Bridgewater Treatises on the Power, Wisdom and

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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247 copper engraved plates of religious costumes 1722

2 [of 3?] volumes. Unpaginated. With 247 copper engraved plates. Opposite the plates are 2 columns of descriptive text, one in Latin, the other in Italian. (4to) 23x17 cm (9x7"), bound in modern quarter polished calf and brown cloth, black morocco spine labels lettered in gilt; new endpapers. Third

Los #: 63

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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With two maps featuring California as an island, 1752

Tome Premier, partie II.229-509 pp. Illustrated with 25 folding maps. (12mo), 16.5x9 cm. (6½x3½ in.), contemporary full calf, morocco spine labels titled and tooled in gilt. Contains two maps featuring California as an island

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Calmet's Commentaries on the scripture

8 in 9. With five engraved plates (1 folding), and seven maps (5 folding). Lacking Libro Actuum Apostolorum affigatur, opposite p. 608 , Volume VII. (Folio) 37.6x23 cm (14¾x9"), later half vellum with marbled boards lettered on morocco spine labels in gilt, edges stained red. Third Edition. Antoine

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

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Scarce study on the Gypsies of Spain

xxix, [3], 199 pp. (32mo) 11.5x7.5 cm (4½x3"), grey cloth, morocco spine label lettered in gilt, newer endpapers. Second Edition. This work is prefaced with a magnificent study on the origin of the gypsies of Spain, as well as a description of dialects and customs. Also included is a dictionary of

Los #: 68

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Cary's New Itinerary, 1752, in handy "wallet" flap binding

[118], 992, [2] pp. Illustrated with 6 folding maps. (4to), 18.5x11.5 cm. (7¼x4¾ in.), full tree calf "wallet" binding, black morocco spine label, titled and tooled in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers. Eighth Edition. The roads, with stages and stops, landmarks, churches, etc., throughout England

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Datum: 30.05.2019

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Excerpts from the History of John of Xiphilinus 1592

[8], 376, [24] pp. Printer's device on title page; head and tail pieces, woodcut initials; printing in two columns in Latin and Greek, printed marginalia. (Folio) 34.5x20 cm (13½x8½"), period vellum. Excerpts from the "History" of John of Xiphilinus, 11th century monk/historian. Cassius Dio or Dio

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Holy Week Rite finely bound 1766

788 pp. Engraved frontispiece and title page, head and tail pieces, woodcut initials. Printed in double columns in French and Latin. (8vo) 21x13.5 cm (8¼x5½"), bound in later full red morocco, onrantely toolded in gilt with a royal coat of arms, gilt-decorated spine, gilt dentelles, silk moire

Los #: 75

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 30.05.2019

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Benvenuto Cellini's autobiography, 1792

[16], 318 pp. (4to) 25.5x18.5 cm (10x7¼"), old half parchment & boards, paper spine label, later endpapers. The "Counterfeit Edition" of Cellini's autobiography, replicating the 1728 first edition

Los #: 78

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 30.05.2019