Sale 624: Rare Books & Manuscripts, with the Fred Bennett Collection of the Book Club of California

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Datum der Auktion: 07.09.2017

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The History of the Abbey Church of St Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities...

Title: The History of the Abbey Church of St Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments Author: Place: London Publisher: Printed for R. Ackermann Date: 1812 Description: 2 volumes. xviii, 330, [6 Index]; [4], 275 [276 blank], [4 Index] pp. With eighty-three plates, of which eighty are hand

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Francisci-Josephi Desbillions Fabulae Aesopiae: Curis Posterioribus Omnes...

Title: Francisci-Josephi Desbillions Fabulae Aesopiae: Curis Posterioribus Omnes Ferè Emendatae: Quibus Accesserunt Plus Quam clxx Novae. Author: Aesop Place: Parisiis [Paris] Publisher: Typis J. Barbou Date: 1769 Description: xxxvj, 504 pp. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece, printer's device

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Original program from a dinner given in honor Alcoholics Anonymous...

Title: Original program from a dinner given in honor Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill Wilson (aka "Bill W"), signed by Bill and his wife Lois Author: Place: New York Publisher: Date: October 7, 1967 Description: 4-page folded card. 21.2x14 cm (8½x5½"). Rare program for a dinner commemorating

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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A New Military Dictionary: or, the Field of War. Containing a Particular...

Title: A New Military Dictionary: or, the Field of War. Containing a Particular and Circumstantial Account of the Most Remarkable Battles, Sieges, Bombardments, and Expeditions, Whether by Sea or Land... By a Military Gentleman. Author: [Almon, John] "A Military Gentleman" Place: London Publisher

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Bibliotheca Belgica: De Belgis vita scriptisq. claris. Praemissa...

Title: Bibliotheca Belgica: De Belgis vita scriptisq. claris. Praemissa topographica Belgii totius sev Germaniae inferioris descriptione Author: André, Valère [Valerius Andreas] Place: Lovanii [Louvain Publisher: Zegers Date: 1643 Description: [16], 110, [22], 900 pp. Title-page printed in red

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The "Summa Theologica" of St. Thomas Aquinas

Title: The "Summa Theologica" of St. Thomas Aquinas Author: Aquinas, Thomas Place: London Publisher: Burns Oates & Washbourne Date: [c.1920's] Description: 21 (of 22) volumes. Literally translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province. (8vo), red cloth, gilt spines. New Impression. Thomas

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Utopia, i.e.:] A Fruteful and Pleasaunt Worke of the Beste State of a...

Title: [Utopia, i.e.:] A Fruteful and Pleasaunt Worke of the Beste State of a Publique Weale, and of the New Yle Called Utopia... Author: More, Thomas Place: London Publisher: Ashendene Press Date: 1906 Description: 161, [1] pp. Printed in red & black. 28.5x20 cm (11¼x8"), linen-backed blue boards

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The Little Minister

Title: The Little Minister Author: Barrie, J.M. Place: London Publisher: Cassell & Company Date: 1891 Description: 3 volumes. viii, 232 + [16] ad; viii, 239; viii, 232 pp. (8vo) original brown cloth, spines lettered in gilt, housed together in a custom morocco-backed slipcase, each volume with an

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Bauhaus. Vierteljahr-Zeitscrhift für Gestaltung

Title: Bauhaus. Vierteljahr-Zeitscrhift für Gestaltung Author: Place: Dessau Publisher: Date: 1928-1929 Description: 7 issues, including 1 double-issue. Quarterly. Unbroken run, Volume 2, Number 1 to Volume 3, Number 4. Profusely illustrated from photographs, drawings and designs. 30x21 cm

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly

Title: The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly Author: [Beardsley, Aubrey, et al.] Place: London Publisher: Elkin Mathews & John Lane Date: 1894-1897 Description: 13 vols. (Vols. I-XIII, all published). (8vo) 19.8x15.5 cm. (7¾x6"), finely bound by Bayntun (Riviere) in half yellow levant morocco

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The booke of Ruth [&] The first [second] booke of Samuel - from the Great...

Title: The booke of Ruth [&] The first [second] booke of Samuel - from the Great Bible of 1566 Author: Place: [Rouen] Publisher: [R. Carmarden] Date: [1566] Description: 28 leaves, ff. xxiii-li. Black letter, in two columns. Woodcut initials. (folio) 38.5x26 cm (15x10¼"), modern boards, paper cover

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The booke of Tobias [&] The booke of Judith - from the 1572 folio edition...

Title: The booke of Tobias [&] The booke of Judith - from the 1572 folio edition of the Bishops Bible Author: Place: [London] Publisher: [R. Jugge] Date: [1572] Description: 13 leaves. ff. xxv-xxxvii. Text in 2 columns, black letter. Woodcut initials. (folio) 39.5x27.3 cm (15½x10¾"), modern boards

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Chronicles, i.e.] The first [second] booke of the Chronicles... - from the...

Title: [Chronicles, i.e.] The first [second] booke of the Chronicles... - from the 1574 folio edition of the Bishops' Bible Author: Place: [London] Publisher: [R. Jugge] Date: [1574] Description: Leaves 188-102 (Ll8, Mm-Pp8). Text in 2 columns, 63 lines, black letter. Woodcut initials. (folio

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments

Title: The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments Author: Place: Edinburgh Publisher: James Watson Date: 1722 Description: Not paginated. (Folio) 38.5x25 cm (11¼x9¾") period full calf paneled in blind. This copy bound without the Apocrypha. Psalms of David bound at rear. New Testament

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Job, i.e:] The booke of Iob - from the 1574 folio edition of the Bishops' Bible

Title: [Job, i.e:] The booke of Iob - from the 1574 folio edition of the Bishops' Bible Author: Place: [London] Publisher: [R. Jugge] Date: [1574] Description: Leaves 137-150 [misnumbered 145] (Ss8, Tt6). Text in 2 columns, 63 lines, black letter. Half-page Woodcut initials. (folio) 34.7x23.3 cm

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Joshua], i.e. The booke of Iosuah, vvhom the Hebrewes call Iehosuah - from...

Title: [Joshua], i.e. The booke of Iosuah, vvhom the Hebrewes call Iehosuah - from the 1574 folio edition of the Bishops' Bible Author: Place: [London] Publisher: [R. Jugge] Date: [1574] Description: Leaves [1]-13 (Aa1-Bb5). Text in 2 columns, 63 lines, black letter. Half-page woodcut; woodcut

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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S[acrorum] Bibliorum Quadrilinguium. Tomus Primus, in quo textus Hebraicus...

Title: S[acrorum] Bibliorum Quadrilinguium. Tomus Primus, in quo textus Hebraicus Continetur... Author: Place: Hamburg Publisher: Date: 1596 Description: 1572 pp. Engraved general title and woodcut Hebrew title. (Folio) 37x24 cm (14½x9½") modern morocco with original pigskin covers mounted on front

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The Life of William Blake

Title: The Life of William Blake Author: Wilson, Mona Place: London Publisher: The Nonesuch Press Date: 1927 Description: xv, [1], 397, [1] pp. With plates from drawings & engravings by Blake, portraits of him and his family members, and other sources. 27.5x18.5 cm (10¾x7¼"), quarter vellum & marled

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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A Survey of History: Or, A Nursery for Gentry. Contrived and Comprized in...

Title: A Survey of History: Or, A Nursery for Gentry. Contrived and Comprized in an Intermixt Discourse upon Historicall and Poetical Relations... Author: Braithwaite, Richard Place: London Publisher: By J. Okes for Jasper Emery Date: 1638 Description: [28], 415, [1] pp. Added engraved title-page by

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The Etchings of Frank Brangwyn, R.A. A Catalogue Raisonné

Title: The Etchings of Frank Brangwyn, R.A. A Catalogue Raisonné Author: Gaunt, W. Place: London Publisher: The Studio Date: 1926 Description: 236 pp. Original etched frontispiece, eight gravure plates, scores of smaller in-text illustrations. (4to) original full vellum over beveled boards lettered

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Fanny Burney and Her Friends. Select Passages from Her Diary and Other Writings

Title: Fanny Burney and Her Friends. Select Passages from Her Diary and Other Writings Author: Seeley, L.B., editor Place: London Publisher: Seeley and Co. Date: [1890] Description: xii, 331 pp. (Large 8vo) period three-quarter blue morocco and cloth, spine gilt, top edge gilt. No. 80 of 150

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Manfred: A Dramatic Poem

Title: Manfred: A Dramatic Poem Author: Byron, Lord Place: London Publisher: John Murray Date: 1817 Description: 80, +[4 ad] pp. (8vo) 20.5x12.5 cm (8x5") lather three-quarter blue morocco and cloth, spine gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition. Second issue, with the printer's imprint on the verso of

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Commentarii in Librum Psalmorum nec non in Jesaiam Prophetam

Title: Commentarii in Librum Psalmorum nec non in Jesaiam Prophetam Author: Calvin, Jean Place: Amsterdam Publisher: Johannem Jacocobi Schipper Date: 1667 Description: [vi], 538, [12], 418, [18] pp. Engraved portrait on title page. (Folio) 38x24 cm (15x9½") period full blindstamped vellum, spine

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Antillanas

Title: Antillanas Author: Carreño, Mario Place: Santiago de Chile Publisher: Cuadernos del Pacifico Date: [1949] Description: xxviii, 13, [2] pp. Color lithograph at center; other illustrations in text. (4to) 26.5x20.5 cm (10½x8") original wrappers, glassine jacket. One of 100 copies with the

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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The Tiny Book on Cocktails

Title: The Tiny Book on Cocktails Author: Place: Providence, RI Publisher: Livermore & Knight Date: 1905 Description: 74 pp. 53x45 mm, original full red leather, lettered in gilt on front. Recipes for fifty mixed drinks popular at the turn of the 20th century. A very rare pre-prohibition mixology

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Hortus Floridus. The First [-Second] Book. Contayninge a very lively and...

Title: Hortus Floridus. The First [-Second] Book. Contayninge a very lively and true Description of the Flowers of the Springe. With a preface by Eleanous Sinclair Rohde and calligraphy by Margaret Shipton Author: Pass, Crispin van de Place: London Publisher: Cresset Press Date: 1928-1929

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Opera Omnia

Title: Opera Omnia Author: Cyprian, Saint Place: Venice Publisher: Dorigoni Date: 1758 Description: lvi pages, clx, 1224 columns. Title page in black and red. (Folio) 36.5x24 cm (14½x9½") early full vellum, leather spine label. Second Venice Edition. Cyprian (c. 200–258 AD) was bishop of Carthage

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Letter to Charles Darwin's Cambridge mentor from a fellow clergyman-botanist

Title: Letter to Charles Darwin's Cambridge mentor from a fellow clergyman-botanist Author: Ellicombe, H.T., Rev. Place: Bath, England Publisher: Date: 1829 Description: Autograph Letter Signed. Briton Vicarage [Bath, England] April 4, 1829, 3pp.+ stampless address leaf. To Rev. G.S.Henslow

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Man Makes His Own Mask

Title: Man Makes His Own Mask Author: Davis, Robert H. Place: New York Publisher: Huntington Press Date: 1932 Description: [viii], 236, [3] pp. Illustrations from photographs throughout. (Folio) 31.5x23.5 cm (12½x9½") original full brown morocco, spine lettered in gilt, slipcase. Bound by Stikeman

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 07.09.2017

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Six early and seminal papers on DNA, in four issues of Nature

Title: Six early and seminal papers on DNA, in four issues of Nature Author: Watson, James D. & Francis H.C. Crick, et al. Place: London Publisher: Macmillan & Co., Ltd. Date: 1953-1961 Description: Includes: Watson, James D. & Francis Crick. "Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids: A Structure for

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 07.09.2017