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22 June 2012, New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 22.06.2012

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BRONTË, Charlotte Autograph letter signed ("C Brontë") to th...

BRONTË, Charlotte. Autograph letter signed ("C Brontë") to the Rev. Henry Nussey, Haworth, 26 May 1840. 4pp., 4 o ( 227 x 187mm). The second leaf neatly inlaid.
BRONTË, Charlotte. Autograph letter signed ("C Brontë") to the Rev. Henry Nussey, Haworth, 26 May 1840. 4pp., 4 o ( 227 x 187mm). The

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Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 22.06.2012

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BRONTË, Charlotte Autograph letter signed ("C, Bronte") to t...

BRONTË, Charlotte. Autograph letter signed ("C., Bronte") to the Reverend Henry Nussey (brother of her friend Ellen Nussey), Upper Wood House, Rawden, May 9 [1841]. 3 pages, 4 o (228 x 187mm), page 4 with address panel in Charlotte's hand, postmarked, second leaf neatly inlaid to a larger sheet

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles The Village Coquettes: A Comic Opera In two...

DICKENS, Charles. The Village Coquettes: A Comic Opera. In two Acts... the Music by John Hullah . London: Richard Bentley, 1836.
DICKENS, Charles. The Village Coquettes: A Comic Opera. In two Acts... the Music by John Hullah . London: Richard Bentley, 1836. 8 o (222 x 138 mm). Early 20th-century red

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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

DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club . London: Chapman and Hall, 1837.
DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club . London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. 8 o (209 x 131 mm). 43 engraved plates (including engraved title) by R. Seymour, R.W. Buss, and Hablot K

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles] Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progre...

DICKENS, Charles]. Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz". London: Richard Bentley, 1838.
DICKENS, Charles]. Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz". London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 3 volumes, 12 o (189 x 119 mm). Half-titles, bound without the publisher's advertisements

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewi...

DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. London: Chapman & Hall, January 1843-July 1844.
DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. London: Chapman & Hall, January 1843-July 1844. 20 parts in 19, 8 o (222 x 140 mm). Half-title. Etched frontispiece

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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

DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club . London: Chapman and Hall, 1845.
DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club . London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. 8 o (210 x 133 mm). Half-title. Engraved frontispiece and title, 41 plates by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") (some

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles The Adventures of Oliver Twist; or, The Par...

DICKENS, Charles. The Adventures of Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress . London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846.
DICKENS, Charles. The Adventures of Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress . London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. 8 o (220 x 139 mm). Half-title. 24 steel-engraved plates by George

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles Dombey and Son London: Bradbury and Evans, ...

DICKENS, Charles. Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury and Evans, October 1846-April 1848.
DICKENS, Charles. Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury and Evans, October 1846-April 1848. 20 parts in 19, 8 o (222 x 142 mm). Half-title, 2-line Errata leaf. Engraved frontispiece, additional title, and 38 plates by

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles Little Dorrit London: Bradbury and Evans, D...

DICKENS, Charles. Little Dorrit. London: Bradbury and Evans, December 1855-June 1857.
DICKENS, Charles. Little Dorrit. London: Bradbury and Evans, December 1855-June 1857. 20 parts in 19, 8 o (224 x 141 mm). Half-title in part 11. Etched frontispiece, additional title, and 38 plates by Hablot K

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles The Uncommercial Traveller London: Chapman ...

DICKENS, Charles. The Uncommercial Traveller . London: Chapman and Hall, 1861 [i.e. 1860].
DICKENS, Charles. The Uncommercial Traveller . London: Chapman and Hall, 1861 [i.e. 1860]. 8 o (191 x 125 mm). Half-title. 32-page publisher's advertisement at end dated December 1860. (Half-title reinforced

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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

DICKENS, Charles. The Mystery of Edwin Drood . London: Chapman and Hall, April-September 1870.
DICKENS, Charles. The Mystery of Edwin Drood . London: Chapman and Hall, April-September 1870. 6 parts [all published], 8 o (224 x 143 mm). Engraved portrait of Dickens by J.H. Baker and vignette

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DICKENS, Charles American Notes London: Chapman and Hall, 18...

DICKENS, Charles. American Notes . London: Chapman and Hall, 1842. Two volumes, 8 o . Half-titles, 1 leaf ad at front of vol. 1 and 6-page ads at end of vol. 2. Original plum cloth (spines darkened, spine of vol. 1 split along rear joint). Provenance : John Shelly (19th-century signature on front

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll") Rhyme? And Reaso...

DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Rhyme? And Reason? London: Macmillan, 1883.
DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Rhyme? And Reason? London: Macmillan, 1883. 8 o . Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost and Henry Holiday. (Text block becoming loose in binding, title and frontispiece a

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll") A Tangled Tale L...

DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). A Tangled Tale. London: Richard Clay & Sons for Macmillan, 1885.
DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). A Tangled Tale. London: Richard Clay & Sons for Macmillan, 1885. 8 o . 6 illustrations after Arthur B. Frost. Original red cloth gilt, spine

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll") Sylvie and Bruno...

DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Sylvie and Bruno. London: Macmillan and Co., 1889. 8 o . Half-title, 4pp. publisher's advertisements bound in at the end. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations after Harry Furniss. PRESENTATION BINDING OF GILT-STAMPED WHITE LEATHERETTE, edges gilt

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll") Rhyme? And Reaso...

DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Rhyme? And Reason? London: Macmillan and Co., 1883. 8 o . Illustrated by Arthur B. Frost and Henry Holiday. Original cloth. Williams, Madan, Green and Crutch 160. -- DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Sylvie and Bruno [and] Sylvie and Bruno

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DOYLE, Arthur Conan, Sir (1859-1930) The Adventures of Sherl...

DOYLE, Arthur Conan, Sir (1859-1930). The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: [Printed by the Gresham Press for] George Newnes, 1892. Small 4 o . Illustrations in text by Sidney Paget. Modern blue calf, original light-blue gilt-decorated pictorial cloth bound in at end. FIRST EDITION, with no

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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DUNBAR, Paul Laurence (1872-1906) Autograph manuscript signe...

DUNBAR, Paul Laurence (1872-1906). Autograph manuscript signed ("Paul Laurence Dunbar") of his sonnet "Harriet Beecher Stowe," n.p., n.d. [1898?].
DUNBAR, Paul Laurence (1872-1906). Autograph manuscript signed ("Paul Laurence Dunbar") of his sonnet "Harriet Beecher Stowe," n.p., n.d. [1898?]. 1

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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ELIOT, George (pseudonym ie Marion Evans, afterwards Cross) ...

ELIOT, George (pseudonym. i.e. Marion Evans, afterwards Cross) (1819-1880). Scenes of Clerical Life. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons 1858.
ELIOT, George (pseudonym. i.e. Marion Evans, afterwards Cross) (1819-1880). Scenes of Clerical Life. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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GOLDSMITH, Oliver (ca 1730-1774)] The Vicar of Wakefield: A...

GOLDSMITH, Oliver (ca 1730-1774)]. The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale. Supposed to be written by Himself . Salisbury: Printed by B. Collins for F. Newbery, 1766.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver (ca 1730-1774)]. The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale. Supposed to be written by Himself . Salisbury: Printed by B. Collins for F

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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MILNE, Alan Alexander (1882-1956) When We Were Very Young Lo...

MILNE, Alan Alexander (1882-1956). When We Were Very Young. London: Methuen & Co., 1924. -- Winnie-the-Pooh. London: Methuen & Co., 1926. -- Now We are Six. London: Methuen & Co., 1927. -- The House at Pooh Corner. London: Methuen & Co., 1928.
MILNE, Alan Alexander (1882-1956). When We Were Very

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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POE, Edgar Allan--Periodical contributions] "Some Words wi...

POE, Edgar Allan--Periodical contributions]. "Some Words with a Mummy," "Valley of Unrest," and "The City in the Sea," in The American Review , No. IV, New York, April, 1845. 8 o . Original printed wrappers (spine worn). Three contributions by Poe in this issue: the first work is the first printing

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator] SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (...

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909). The Springtide of Life . London: William Heinemann, 1918.
RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909). The Springtide of Life . London: William Heinemann, 1918. 4 o (284 x 232 mm). Half-title (some

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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SCOTT, Sir Walter (1771-1832) Ivanhoe; a Romance Edinburgh: ...

SCOTT, Sir Walter (1771-1832). Ivanhoe; a Romance . Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1820.
SCOTT, Sir Walter (1771-1832). Ivanhoe; a Romance . Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1820. 3 volumes, 8 o (198 x 120 mm). Half-titles, Author's Advertisement leaf and

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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STOWE, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896) Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Li...

STOWE, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896). Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly . Boston: J. P. Jewett; Cleveland: Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, 1852.
STOWE, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896). Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly . Boston: J. P. Jewett; Cleveland: Jewett, Proctor and

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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ATLASES] MERCATOR, Gerard (1512-1594) & Jodocus HONDIUS (15...

ATLASES]. MERCATOR, Gerard (1512-1594) & Jodocus HONDIUS (1563-1611). Historia Mundi: or Mercator's Atlas. Containing his Cosmographicall Description of the Fabricke and Figure of the World... with new Mappes and Tables; By the studious industry of Iodocus Hondy. Englished by W.[ye] S.[altonstall

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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VISSCHER, Nicolaus (1649-1702) Atlas minor sive totius orbis...

VISSCHER, Nicolaus (1649-1702). Atlas minor sive totius orbis terrarum contracta delinea ex conatibus... Amsterdam: Visscher, [circa 1698].
VISSCHER, Nicolaus (1649-1702). Atlas minor sive totius orbis terrarum contracta delinea ex conatibus... Amsterdam: Visscher, [circa 1698]. 2 o (505 x 320 mm

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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AUDUBON, John James The Birds of America, From Drawings Made...

AUDUBON, John James. The Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories . New York: V.G. Audubon, 1856-1857.
AUDUBON, John James. The Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories . New York: V.G. Audubon, 1856-1857. 7 volumes, 8 o

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Datum: 22.06.2012

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BARBIER, George, illustrator (1882-1932) Le Bonheur du Jour ...

BARBIER, George, illustrator (1882-1932). Le Bonheur du Jour ou Les Graces á la Mode . Paris: Chez Meynial, [1924].
BARBIER, George, illustrator (1882-1932). Le Bonheur du Jour ou Les Graces á la Mode . Paris: Chez Meynial, [1924]. Oblong 2 o (310 x 447 mm). 16 plates and cover illustration coloured

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Datum: 22.06.2012