|1. Aldiss, Brian W||Cracken at Critical * The Magic of the Past. Together 2 volumes. First illustrated. 8vo, gilt-lettered leather-backed boards or cloth, slipcase; minimal wear. |
(Surrey): Kerosina Books, 1987 [75/100]
Each is ONE OF 26 LETTERED COPIES, the first is SIGNED BY ALDISS.
|2. Aldrich, Thomas Bailey||Autograph Letter Signed, "T. B. Aldrich," to poet and author Clinton Scollard, thanking him for the "Christmas Garland". 1 pages. 8vo, with integral blank, original envelope. |
Boston, Dec. 17, 1897 [100/150]
|3. Amen||Prophet. Fine color etching. 18 x 11 inches plus margins, neatly matted in glass-fronted gilt wooden frame. ONE OF 75 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY AMEN.|
Np, nd [80/120]
|4. American Binding||McDonald, A. J. The Rainbow. Additional engraved title; 9 engraved plates. 8vo, gilt-stamped full beige calf with multicolored onlays, gold and blue decorated endpapers printed to imitate doublures, all edges gilt; rubbed, spine darkened, some foxing. |
Albany, 1847 [75/100]
Spine stamped "A. L. Harrison Binder" and "Patent Stereographic Binding" at ends. Maser, Bookbinding in America 47.
|5. American Bindings||Group of 12 volumes. Most illustrated. 8vo, publisher's gilt or embossed polished calf or morocco, most with all edges gilt, most with gilt turn-ins; rubbed, some foxing, etc. |
American, vd [300/500]
Hemans. Poetical Works. 1844. (Wolf 169) * Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell...1834. (Wolf 190) * Hemans. Poems. 1845 * Keese. Poets of America. Fifth Edition * Bible. William Andrus: 1843 * Goldsmith. Miscellaneous Works. 1835; and others.
|6. American Centennial||Philadelphia International - Exhibition. Centennial - United-States - Independence. Large jacquard silk bookmark in reds, blues and greens. About 10 x 5-3/4 inches, in glass-fronted frame; a bit faded.|
Np: J. E. Champromy, 1876 [80/120]
Designed by A. Larcher. Threads of History 408.
|7. American Chapbook||An Entertaining Story Book, For Little Boys and Girls. Woodcuts. 31 (of ) pages, lacking rear wrapper. 32mo, lacking wrappers; margins chipped, later stitching on spine.|
Boston: N. coverly, 1779 [200/300]
RARE Bristol B4875 (defective); Welch 366.2.
|8. American Gift Books||Group of 4, as listed below. Illustrated. 8vo, publisher's leather or morocco decorated in gilt and blind; rubbed, some foxing. |
Vp, vd [100/150]
Sigourney. The Religious Souvenir. 1839 * Burchard. The Laurel Wreath. (1845) * Herbert. The Magnolia. 1836 * Friendship's Offering. 1846.
|9. American Technology||Telephone Directory of the Connecticut Telephone Company, Hartford Division. 12 pages. 8vo, printed on blue paper, printed wrappers, gilt-lettered 3/4 blue morocco clamshell box provided; partial split along spine, some hand-soiling, generally sound otherwise.|
Hartford, September, 1880 [4000/6000]
The first American directory was issued in New Haven, February 21, 1878 and listed 391 names (Kane, Famous Firsts, page 601; Honeyman 2970). This copy being one of the earliest issued in Hartford with 370 listings (including Samuel Clemens), The first Hartford directory was issued by Herrick Frost in June of 1879 with a total of 341 names. - Walsh, Conn. Pioneers in Telephony, pages 69-70.
|10. Americana||Sammelband of 10 pamphlets bound in 1 volume, as listed below. 8vo, contemporary calf; front cover detached, foxed and browned, library stamp in a few margins, generally sound. |
Vp, vd [250/350]
Harper. Observations on the Dispute Between the United States & France...1798 * Wolcott. An Address to the People of the United States...1802 * [Lowell]. Perpetual War, the Policy of Mr. Madison. 1812 * [Lowell]. The Impartial Inquirer...Reflections upon the Invasion of the Spanish Territory of West-Florida. 1811 * Pickering. An Address...Danger of an Unnecessary and Ruinous War. 1808 * Adams. Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis...1808 * Gardinier. Speech...on Foreign Relations. 1808 * Pickering. Speech...Acts Laying an Embargo. 1808 * Taggart. An Address to the Independent Electors of the Hampshire North District. 1811 * [Dwight]. Slave Representation, By Boreas. 1812.
|11. Ames, Lilian||Fables. 18 pages, mostly interleaved with blanks. Folio, gilt-lettered parchment-backed boards, uncut; light wear. ONE OF 100 COPIES.|
Fleetwood, NY: Golden Eagle Press, 1935 [75/100]
|12. Appian, Adolph||Une Mare. Fine etched print. Image size 9-1/4 x 6-1/2 inches, mounted; light sunning to image.|
Np, 1867 [100/150]
With M. Knoedler gallery stamp on verso.
|13. Architecture||Elliott & Sons. Authentic Mouldings. Series No. 12. 1920 * Schmidt. Architectural Mouldings. 1967. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Folio or oblong folio, portfolio or boards, first loose as issued; moderate wear. |
Vp, vd [80/120]
|14. Argentini, Guido||Silvereye. Reproductions of Argentini's erotic photographs. Square 4to, cloth, dust jacket, cloth clamshell box; light wear.|
(Kempen, 2002) [75/100]
ONE OF 40 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY ARGENTINI and with 2 original photographs, each ONE OF 40 SIGNED BY AGRENTINI.
|15. Argentini, Guido||Private Rooms. Reproductions of Argentini's erotic photographs. Square 4to, cloth, dust jacket; light wear.|
(Kempen, 2007) [75/100]
ONE OF 100 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY ARGENTINI and with 2 original photographs, each ONE OF 100 SIGNED BY AGRENTINI.
|16. Argentini, Guido||Portfolio of 34 original photographs of female nudes. Each 12 x 12 inches, housed in Square 4to leather portfolio; light wear. |
Np, nd [100/150]
|17. Autographs||Group of 12 Autograph cards, letters or notes. Various sizes and formats; varying wear. |
Vp, vd [100/150]
Includes: George Washington Cable note * T. S. Stribling typed note * John Kendrick Bangs note * Thomas Bailey Aldrich signature * J. W. Foster letter * Jacob Abbott note * Dr. Robert Breckenridge signature; and others.
|18. Aviation||Miller. The World in the Air. Pioneers Edition. Volume 1 only (of 2). Illustrated. 4to, vellum-backed boards, spine-label (chipped); shelf-worn, spine faded. ONE OF 500 COPIES.|
New York and London, 1930 [80/120]
With tipped-in leaves SIGNED BY Louis Bleriot, Glenn Curtiss, Henri Farman, A Whitten Brown, G. Herbert Scott, Hugo Eckener, Claude Dornier and Francis Miller.
|19. Barbeyac, Jean||Histoire des Anciens Traitez...Title-pages and crest outlined in color. 2 parts bound in 1 volume. Folio, contemporary mottled calf with gilt arms of the Marquis of Priero, spine gilt in 7 compartments, all edges dyed red; shelf-wear, some browning, bookplates.|
Amsterdam and A La Haye, 1739 [300/400]
|20. Bartsch, J. Adam von||Le Peintre Graveur. Engraved plates. 21 volumes in 17 (lacking the supplement). 8vo, contemporary paper over boards; spines chipped with loss, several boards detached, scattered foxing, generally sound otherwise. |
Vienna , 1802-21 [250/350]
FIRST EDITION. Petzholdt, page 766.
|21. Baskin, Leonard||Thistle and Blue Flower. Fine color etching. 18 x 12 inches plus wide margins. ONE OF 120 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY BASKIN. (Fern & O'Sullivan 581).|
Np, 1970 [250/350]
|22. Baskin, Leonard||Jusepe de Ribera. Fine etched portrait. 18 x 15 inches plus wide margins. ONE OF 50 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY BASKIN. (Fern & O'Sullivan 477).|
Np,  [80/120]
|23. Beecher, Henry Ward||Clipped Autograph * Carte-de-visite. Together 2 items. Each about 2-1/2 x 4 inches; moderate wear. |
Np, 19th-century [75/100]
|24. Behn, Aphra||Works. Edited by Montague Summers. Frontispiece. 6 volumes. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine-labels (chipped), uncut; tips worn, generally sound. ONE OF 760 NUMBERED SETS. |
London, 1915 [75/100]
|25. Bible||The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. Psalter and Apocrypha titles within woodcut historiated border; text illustrations. [20 (of ), 529 (of 532); 136 (of 137),  (of ) leaves; lacking General and New Testament titles, leaves P2, T6, 2D2 and final 5 leaves of table. Mostly printed in black letters. Folio, old calf; rebacked, covers dried and flaked, some marginal soiling and staining, margin tears, etc., etc. SOLD-AS-IS.|
London Christopher Barker, 1583 [2000/3000]
"The Noblest Geneva Bible" (Rumball-Petre) and the last black letter edition of the Geneva version. Rumball-Petre 86; Herbert 178.
|26. Billheads||Group of over 70 billheads, letterheads and cheques. Pictorial or bordered text woodcuts. Various sizes; moderate wear. |
American, 1840s-60s [200/300]
|27. Blanck, Jacob||Bibliography of American Literature. Illustrated. Volumes 1-8 (of 9). 4to, cloth; most light wear. |
New Haven and London, (1959-90) [100/150]
|28. Blaylock, James P||Homunculus * The Digging Leviathan. Together 2 volumes. Illustrations by Ferret. 8vo, gilt-lettered leather-backed boards; minimal wear. |
(Bath): Morrigan Publications, 1988 [125/175]
Each is LETTER I OF 10 LETTERED COPIES, SIGNED BY BLAYLOCK, FERRET and the contributors, additionally each is INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY BLAYLOCK & FERRET.
|29. Blaylock, Thomas Todd||A Breeze on the River. Fine etched print. 7 x 8-3/4 inches plus margins, matted, in glass-fronted frame. ONE OF 100, SIGNED BY BLAYLOCK.|
Np, 20th-century [75/100]
|30. [Bonarelli, Guidubaldo de]||La Fillis de Scire, Du Sieur du Cros. Engraved vignette on title. , 256 pages. 8vo, later polished brown calf by Petit Successor de Simier, covers ruled in blind with gilt corner fleurons, spine gilt in 6 compartments, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt; occasional contemporary ink lines and a few margin notes, generally sound otherwise. |
Paris: Anthoine de Sommaville, 1630 [200/300]
Rare French translation. This edition not in Brunet.
|31. Botanical||Group of 25 hand-colored botanical plates. Each 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches, neatly matted; generally clean. |
London, 1823-29 [250/350]
Removed from Sweet's British Flower Garden. Nissen BBI 1923.
|32. Boyle, Robert||Tracts Consisting of Observations about the Saltness of the Sea: An Account of a Statical Hygroscope...To all which is premis'd a Sceptical Dialogue about the Positive or Privative Nature of Cold. 9 parts in 1 volumes. 8vo, contemporary calf ruled in blind; lacking spine and covers detached, generally sound internally. |
London: E. Flesher, 1674 [400/600]
FIRST EDITION. Fulton 113.
|33. Bradley, Omar||A Soldier's Story. Illustrated. 8vo, cloth; moderate wear. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY BRADLEY.|
New York, (1951) [75/100]
|34. Bremer Press||[Aeschylus. Prometheus]. Text in Greek. 18 woodcuts by Ludwig von Hofmann. 4to, full blue morocco ruled in gilt, gilt-lettered spine, all edges gilt, slipcase provided; joints flaked, generally clean and sound otherwise. |
[Tölz]: Bremer Press, 1926 [200/300]
Edited by Professor Dr. Albert Rehm. ONE OF 250 NUMBERED COPIES, this copy in publisher's full morocco. Ransom 34.
|35. Broadside||Melville. Far Off-Shore * Metcalf. Delphys. Together 2 poems. Coloring by Julio Granda. Single sheet, plate size 14 x 20 inches plus wide margins, in glass-fronted frame. ONE OF 100 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY METCALF AND GRANDA.|
Np, nd [75/100]
|36. Broadsides||Group of 6 broadsides, as listed below. Some illustrated. Various sizes, 4 in glass-fronted frames; some with chips at margins, generally sound. |
New Hampshire, vd [200/300]
Woodbury. Personal Property at Auction. Antrim, N.H. 1899. 24 x 17 inches * Manahan. Trustee's Sale...Manufacturing Plant. Penacook, N.H. 1902. 38 x 24 inches * Eaton. Personal Property at Auction. East Weare, N.H. 189020-1/2 x 14 inches * Phillips. Administrator's Sale. 1879. 19 x 12 inches * Drew. Going out of the Furniture Business. East Rochester, N.H. 1930. 24 x 18 inches * Clearance Sale at Public Auction of Household Furniture. West Rindge, N. H. 1900s. 22-1/2 x 15-1/2 inches.
|37. Broadsides||Group of 8 broadsides. Some illustrated. Various sizes, 2 in glass-fronted frames; some chipped margins, etc. |
England, vd [100/150]
Includes: Swagler. Public Sale...3 Work Horses, 4 cows...Krumroy Station. 1890s. 24 x 18 inches * To Brewers and Others...Valuable Freehold Beerhouse. 1904. 22-1/2 x 18 inches * Clowes. Toft Monks near Haddiscoe Railway Station. 1870. 20 x 12-1/2 inches * Broad. Moccas Timber. 1871. 22-1/2 x 17-1/2 inches * Evans Bros. Parish of Llanwenog...Freehold Farm, called and known as Ffynonddafras. 1923. 22 x 17-1/2 inches; and others.
|38. [Brontë, Charlotte]||The Professor. A Tale. By Currer Bell. 2 volumes. 8vo, gilt-ruled full polished brown calf by Bayntun, spines gilt in 6 compartments, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, cloth slipcase provided; spine-ends chipped. |
London, 1857 [300/400]
FIRST EDITION, with 2 pages of adverts in volume I and an 8-page catalogue in volume 2. Smith 7.
|39. Brunhoff, Jean de||Histoire de Babar le petit elephant. Illustrations by the author. Folio, cloth-backed pictorial boards; cover tips soiled and worn (some loss to rear cover), generally sound internally. |
Paris: Editions du Jardin des Mondes, (1931) [150/250]
FIRST EDITION, title without logo on verso.
|40. Brunner, John||The Days of March. Frontispiece. 8vo, gilt-lettered leather-backed boards, slipcase; minimal wear. |
Surrey: Kerosina Books, 1988 [75/100]
LETTER E of a "Specially bound copy" SIGNED BY BRUNNER.
|41. Bulwer Lytton, Edward||[Works]. Illustrated. 32 volumes. 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, spines gilt in 6 compartments, top-edges gilt; 1 cover detached, a few spine-ends rubbed, generally clean and sound otherwise, etched bookplates. |
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1891-92 [300/400]
EDITION DE LUXE. ONE OF 1000 NUMBERED SETS.
|42. Burke, James Lee||Cadillac Jukebox. 8vo, gilt-lettered leather-backed boards, pictorial cover-label, slipcase; minimal wear. |
New York, (1996) [75/100]
ONE OF 26 LETTERED COPIES, SIGNED BY BURKE.
|43. Cage, John||Concert for Piano and Orchestra For Elaine de Kooning. Title, 2 leaves of text, 63 leaves of Cage's computational style of music. Hand mimeographed leaves mounted to 11-1/4 x 17-3/4 boards, loose as issued, plain brown paper wrapper (torn) inscribed "John Cage ms for Edek"; margins of title leaf chipped and soiled, otherwise generally sound. |
Stony Point, NY, 1957-8 [3000/5000]
|44. Callot, Jacques||The Nobility of Lorraine. Set of 12 prints. Each about 5-3/4 x 3-3/4 inches, mounted to old paper boards, housed in glass-fronted frame; "Collection of Meredith Read" ink stamps on each, occasional chips at margins, a few closed tears, etc. |
Np, nd [150/250]
Later restrikes of Callot's engravings, lettered "Callot in et fc" within the plates.
|45. Camo, Pierre||Suite Galante. Etched frontispiece by A. Dunoyer de Segonzac. 4to, wraps; light wear. |
Paris, 1949 [100/150]
ONE OF 65 (of 262) NUMBERED COPIES "sur papier pur fil du Marais".
|46. Card, Orson Scott||Cardography * Card Catalogue. Compiled by Dr. Michael R. Collings. 2 volumes. Illustrated by Leslie Newcomer. 8vo, gilt-pictorial leather, slipcase; minimal wear. |
Eugene, OR: Hypatia Press, 1987 [80/120]
ONE OF 14 COPIES, THIS BEING "THE WORLD," SIGNED BY CARD, COLLINGS, DAVID HARTWELL & NEWCOMER.
|47. Catalano, Giulio Niccolo||Fiume del Terrestre Paradiso...Additional engraved title, numerous engraved plates. 4to, old reverse calf; lacking most of spine, worm damage to cover, joints split, margin tear to leaf L, some corners stained, generally sound otherwise.|
Florence, 1652 [150/250]
Brunet I, page 1638.
|48. Cejador y Frauca, Julio||Historia de la Lengua y Literatura Castellana. Illustrated. 14 volumes. Tall 8vo, gilt-lettered leather-backed boards; silver-fish damage to several covers, generally sound otherwise. (Palau 51027).|
Madrid, 1915-22 [100/150]
|49. Censorship||Arrest du Conseil D'État du Roi. Qui ordonne la suppression de l'Imprimerie établie a l'hôtel de la Guerre a Versailles...1775. 4 pages. 4to, single-sheet folded; some browning. |
Paris, 1775 [75/100]
|50. Chattock, Richard Samuel||Three Trees and Manor House. Fine etched print. 15 x 11 inches plus margins; pencil framing notes at bottom margin. SIGNED BY CHATTOCK.|
Np , Nd [80/120]
|51. Children's Books||Group of 3 volumes, as listed below. 12mo or smaller, contemporary leather-backed boards or wrappers (last printer's wastepaper); covers chipped with some loss, scattered foxing, generally sound. |
Boston, vd [75/100]
Janeway. A Token for Children. 1802. Welch 665.22 * Barbauld. Hymns in Prose for Children. 1803. Welch 60.8 * [Campbell]. Worlds Displayed, For the Benefit of Young People. 1807. Welch 154.5.
|52. Civil War||Union soldier's letter describing his encampment in Richmond. Autograph Letter Signed Russe[ll?] Church to his brother. 1 page. 4to, lined paper; creased at folds. |
Richmond, VA, Apr. 29th, 1866 [75/100]
"We are now encamped in the suburbs of this long talked of city. We are here as conquer's not prisoners. Libby is a Yankee prison now and has Yankee keepers. We have some of the old reb keepers shut up there - Major Turner for one - perhaps you would know him."
|53. Civil War||Union soldier's letter describing minor engagements in West Virginia. Autograph Letter to hiss brother. 4 (of ?) pages. 8vo, single sheet, lined paper; creased at folds; lacking conclusion leaf.|
Halltown near Harpers Ferry, July 30th, 1864 [200/300]
"In camp at Lexington - are foraging and scouting...the boys was their dirty cloths and skirmish with "jiggers". 14th Marched from Lexington to Buchanon (24 miles)...17th marched from near Lynchburg. Crooks division fought the rebs two hours just before sundown - drove them one mile into their intrenchments..."
|54. Civil War Patriotic Covers||Collection of 34 envelopes. Lithograph or embossed illustrations. Various sizes, most unused; most moderate wear. |
American, 1860s [100/150]
|55. Cluverius, Philippus||Germaniae Antiquae Libri Tres. Group of 9 engraved plates (only). Folio, removed; creased along margins. |
Leiden: Ludovicus Elzevier, 1616 [100/150]
|56. Cockburn, Sir George||Autograph Document Signed G. Cockburn, Rear Admiral. 1 page. Folio, single sheet, docketed on verso; some soiling, a few tears at margins, etc. |
London, 7th June 1815 [100/150]
Cockburn is certifying that W. James Coultry..."did land near Ocracoke in North Carolina on the 12 July 1813 with the Forces under my Orders..."
|57. Coffee Trade Card Album||Arbuckles' Illustrated Atlas of Fifty Principal Nations of the World. 12 chromolithograph leaves depicting 48 country scenes each with inset map. Oblong 8vo, pictorial covers with 2 additional maps, string tied spine; rear cover margin chipped at base. |
New York, 1889 [100/150]
|58. Coffee Trade Cards||Set of 48 (of 50) chromolithograph cards depicting various scenes, each with inset map. 3 x 5 inches; varying wear. |
New York: Arbuckles, 1890s [80/120]
|59. Corelli, Arcangelo||XII Sonatas of three parts for two Violins and a Bass with A Through Bass for ye Organ Harpsicord or Arch Lute...Carefully Corrected by he best Italian Masters. Engraved portrait by Howard after Van der Gucht. 3 volumes. 4to, contemporary calf-backed boards, manuscript cover-labels; shelf-worn, 1 margin torn, some soiling, etc. |
London: I. Walsh, Circa 1710-20 [80/120]
Primo, Secundo, Balso [cover-labels]. Each volume with 4 parts, (titles numbered 364-67), as follows; Violino Primo, Violino Secondo, Organo, Violone o Cimbalo. BM Music I, pages 304-305.
|60. Czech Binding||Cithara Sanctorum * Phiala Sanctorum * Prjdawek. Together 3 volumes bound in 1.237, , Engraved frontispiece. xiv, 1184, , 108, pages. Thick 8vo, contemporary calf over boards, stamped brass incised covers with linked bands on spine, 2 brass clasps; shaken, last few leaves frayed with some loss at margins, generally sound. |
Pest, 1841 [150/250]
|61. Dacier, Emile; & Albert Vuaflart||Jean de Jullienne et les Graveurs de Watteau au XVIIIe Siecle. 4 parts. Profusely illustrated, including plate volume. 4to, printed wrappers or boards, plate volume loose as issued; parts disbound and wrappers chipped. NOT COLLATED & SOLD-AS-IS.|
Paris, 1921-29 [200/300]
|62. Dali, Salvador||Two color prints from Dali's Divine Comedy series. Each is 13 x 10-1/4 inches on BFK Rives paper; verso corners abraded from old mounts, generally clean otherwise. Each is ONE OF 150 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY DALI.|
Np, nd [200/300]
|63. De Launay, Nicolas||La Bonne Mere. Engraving after Jean Honoré Fragonard. 23-1/4 x 17-3/4, neatly matted, in glass-fronted frame; several closed tears at upper margin, browned. |
Paris, Circa 1780 [80/120]
Second State. Andresen I, page 338: 9 III.
|64. De Witt, Johan||Catalogus Bibliotheca Luculentissimae...[Pars Secunda; sive Numismatum ac Operis Prisci Thesaurus]. Additional engraved titles. 2 parts bound in 1 volume. 8vo, contemporary boards, manuscript prices in margins; lacking spine and joints split, first title detached, marginal staining, etc. |
Dordrecht , October 1701 [150/250]
|65. Deane, Samuel||The New-England Farmer; or, Georgical Dictionary. 8vo, contemporary calf, gilt-lettered spine-label (chipped); front joint split, covers worn, some foxing and browning.|
Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, 1790 [80/120]
FIRST EDITION with the subscriber's list. Evans 22450; Tucher 1024.
|66. Defoe, Daniel||The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. 2 volumes. Portrait; engraved titles; engraved plates after Stothard. 8vo, contemporary polished calf; rubbed, some foxing, soiling, etc. |
London: Stockdale, , 1790 [150/250]
FIRST STOTHARD EDITION, with Stockdale's catalogue at the end of volume II. Lowndes III, 613.
|67. Delessert, Eugene||Voyages dans Les Deux Oceans. Atlantique et Pacifique 1844 a 1847. Folding map, 16 plates, illustrations within text. 4to, gilt-lettered calf-backed boards (soiled), original wrappers bound in; some corners stained, generally sound otherwise. |
Paris, 1848 [200/300]
FIRST EDITION. Includes travels to New Zealand, Taiti, Philippines, China, Java, Egypt, etc. Ferguson 4751.
|68. Deschamps, Eustace||Oeuvres. 2 volumes bound in 1. xli, 197, 222 pages printed on yellow paper. 8vo, contemporary calf-backed boards, spine gilt in 5 compartments; rubbed, generally clean and sound internally. |
Reims and Paris, 1849 [80/120]
FIRST EDITION. Brunet II, page 613
|69. Dibdin, Rev. Thomas Frognall||An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics. Fourth edition. Engraved frontispiece facsimile. 2 volumes. 8vo, later gilt-lettered calf-backed boards ruled in blind, top-edges dyed; front free endpapers detached, rubbed, scattered foxing. |
London, 1827 [75/100]
|70. Dickens, Charles||Bleak House. Illustrations by H. K. Brown. 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered cloth decorated in blind; spine-ends frayed, covers and rear endpapers oil stained, plates foxed as usual, generally sound otherwise. |
London, 1853 [200/300]
FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM with wrappers and adverts. from part X bound in. Smith 10.
|71. (Dulac, Edmund)||Omar Khayyam. Rubaiyat. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. 20 mounted color plates by Dulac, lettered tissue guards. Large 4to, gilt-pictorial vellum covers (bowed as usual), uncut, top-edge gilt; lacking string ties, scattered foxing, 1 inch split to front joint. |
New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton,  [400/600]
ONE OF 200 NUMBERED COPIES.
|72. Dunoyer de Segonzac||Group of 4 volumes, as listed below. Illustrated. 4to or 8vo, 1/2 leather or cloth; moderate wear. |
Vp, vd [80/120]
Jamot. Dunoyer de Segonzac. 1929. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY SEGONZAC * Roger-Marx. Dunoyer de Segonzac. 1951 * Hugault. Dunoyer de Segonzac. (1973) * Genevoiix. Dunoyer de Segonzac. (1960).
|73. Eliot, George||Felix Holt the Radical. 3 volumes. Half-titles, 2-page advert. at end of volume III. 8vo, gilt-lettered 3/4 brown leather; rubbed, some brown spotting to fore-edges, generally sound otherwise. |
Edinburgh and London, 1866 [250/350]
FIRST EDITION. Sadlier 814.
|74. Emerson, Ralph Waldo||Complete Works. Riverside Edition. Frontispiece portrait. 12 volumes. Tall 8vo, gilt-lettered 3/4 green morocco, top-edges gilt; rubbed. ONE OF 500 NUMBERED SETS. |
Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1883-93 [300/400]
|75. Erté||Erte Sculpture. Edited by Marshall Lee. Illustrations from photographs. 4to, silver-lettered cloth, slipcase; minimal wear. ONE OF 1250 SIGNED BY ERTE.|
New York, (1986) [75/100]
|76. Essling, victor Massena, Prince D'||Les Livres A Figures Vénitiens de la fin du XVe Siècle et du Commencement du XVIe. Profusely illustrated. 3 volumes in 6. Folio, original printed wrappers; most spine-ends conserved, 1 cover detached, volume 1 rebacked with plain paper, generally clean and sound internally. |
Florence & Paris, 1907-14 [400/600]
FIRST EDITION of this monumental catalogue of early Venetian illustrated books. ONE OF 300 NUMBERED SETS. Breslauer & Folter 144.
|77. Fenelon, François||Les Avantures de Telemaque...Nouvelle Edition. Frontispiece, portrait, folding map, 24 engraved plates. Large 4to, contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt in 6 compartments, all edges gilt; spine-ends conserved, generally clean and sound otherwise, with armorial bookplate of Armand-Jules de Rohan-Guémené, Archbishop of Reims. |
Amsterdam & Rotterdam, 1734 [800/1200]
Cohen-de-Ricci, page 381; Tchermerzine V, page 208d.
|78. Fenn, Joseph||History of Mathematics. xxx, [III]-CLXXVI pages. Small 4to, contemporary calf-backed boards; covers detached, ink library stamp at bottom margin of title, bookplate, generally sound otherwise. |
Dublin, Circa 1770s [200/300]
RARE. Not in BM.
|79. Finden's Tableaux||A Series of Thirteen Scenes of National Character, Beauty, and Costume. Edited by Mrs. S. C. Hall. Additional engraved title; 12 engraved plates. Folio, publisher's green leather decorated in gilt and blind, all edges gilt; bottom of spine chipped with loss, scattered foxing and browning. |
London: Charles Tilt, 1837 [100/150]
|80. The Floricultural Cabinet,||and Florists' Magazine. 1849, 1852, 1853. Together 3 volumes. 37 hand-colored botanical plates (1 folding). 8vo, bound uniformly in contemporary gilt-decorated calf-backed boards; moderate wear. |
London, 1849-53 [100/150]
|81. Florus, Lucius Anneas||[Opera]. Cum notis integris Cl. Salmasii et Selectissimis Variorum. Engraved title. 8vo, contemporary vellum, yapp edges; library bookplate and stamps, tabs adhered to 2 leaves, generally sound otherwise. (Willem 1258).|
Amsterdam: Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1660 [125/175]
|82. Ford, Gerald R||Churchill Lecture. An Address. 8vo, gilt-lettered vellum-backed boards by the Thistle Bindery, gilt-decorated cloth clamshell box; minimal wear. |
Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1984 [75/100]
ONE OF 100 (of 350) SPECIALLY BOUND COPIES, SIGNED BY FORD.
|83. Fore-Edge Painting||Kugler. Handbook of Painting. New Edition. Thoroughly revised by J. A. Crowe. Part II. Illustrated. 8vo, gilt-decorated full green leather by Simpson & Renshaw, spine gilt in 6 compartments, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins; spine darkened, rubbed, Blackmoor House Library bookplate. |
London, 1879 [80/120]
With fore-edge painting of Dutch ships at anchor or arriving in port.
|84. Fore-Edge Painting||Meredith, Owen. Poetical Works. Illustrated. 8vo, gilt-lettered blind-decorated brown leather, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt; spine-ends and tips rubbed, front free endpaper detached. |
Boston, 1875 [80/120]
With fore-edge painting of a small car in front of several early buildings.
|85. The Free-Thinker||Volumes I-III (all published). 8vo, contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt in 6 compartments, including gilt-lettered red and green spine-labels; shelf wear, monogrammed bookplates, other bookplates removed from front free endpapers, generally sound otherwise. |
London, 1722-23 [100/150]
"A very superior collection of essays by Ambrose Phillips, Boulter, Archb. of Armagh..." Lowndes II, page 839.
|86. French Illustrators||Group of 3 volumes, as listed below. Illustrated. 4to or 8vo, printed wrappers; light wear. |
Paris, vd [125/175]
Roger-Marx. Une Force. Dunoyer de Segonzac. 1929. ONE OF 25 NUMBERED COPIES "sur Japon Imperial" * Mac Orlan. Catalogue des Livres Illustres par Daragnes. 1924 * Dorgeles. Le Cabaret de la Belle Femme. 1924. ONE OF 640 NUMBERED COPIES.
|87. Gantner, Bernard||Landscape. Fine color lithograph. 18-1/2 x 12 inches, in glass-fronted frame. ONE OF 275 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY GANTNER.|
Np, 20th-century [200/300]
|88. [Gargiulo, Raffaele]||Raccolta de Monumenti Pui Interessanti del R. Museo Borbonico. 271 plates. 2 volumes. 4to, contemporary calf-backed boards, gilt-lettered spine-labels; scattered foxing. |
Naples, 1825 [200/300]
Brunet II, 1485. Borroni 1856.
|89. Godefroy, Theodore||Le Ceremonial François. Engraved vignette on titles. 2 volumes. Folio, contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt in 7 compartments; preliminary gutters stained in volume II, both volumes rebacked with most of original spines laid on, front endpaper of volume I mounted to pastedown, generally sound. |
Paris: Sebastien & Gabriel Cramoisy, 1649 [800/1200]
Rare history of French Royal rituals and ceremonies. A final volume to Godefroy's was never published. Brunet II, page 1638; Dauze 502.
|90. Grimke, Angelina||Letters to Catherine E. Beecher in Reply to an Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism. 130 pages. 12mo, original publisher's cloth-backed boards, printed paper cover-label; cello tape along spine, old library bookplate, mounted pocket on verso of title and rear free endpaper, bottom margin stained, etc., etc. SOLD-AS-IS.|
Boston: Isaac Knapp, 1838 [250/350]
FIRST EDITION. An early work by Grimke who spent most of her life advocating for the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Dumond, page 62; Blockson 9632.
|91. Gumble, Thomas||La Vie du General Monk Duc D'Albemarle, &c. Woodcut portrait. , 326 pages. 12mo, contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in 6 compartments, front joint partially split, generally sound otherwise. (Brunet II, page 1829).|
Rouen: Jean Lucas, 1672 [200/300]
|92. Hawthorne, Nathaniel||Complete Writings. Illustrated, including frontispieces in 2 states. 22 volumes. 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, spines gilt in 6 compartments, top-edges gilt; a bright, clean, fresh set, bookplates on front pastedowns (unused).|
Boston and New York, 1900 [1000/1500]
LARGE-PAPER EDITION. ONE OF 500 NUMBERED SETS, with a HAND-WRITTEN 1-page letter SIGNED BY HAWTHORNE inserted into volume I.
|93. Herodotus||Historiarum Libri IX. 3 folding plates. Greek and Latin in parallel columns. , 708,  pages, including last leaf with printer's device. Folio, full calf, spine gilt in 7 compartments, including spine-label; some marginal staining, occasional worm hole, generally sound. |
Frankfurt, 1608 [500/700]
Edited by Jungermann, who has "made considerable improvement upon Henry Stephens's edition." - Moss I, page 456; Dibdin I, page 20.
|94. Higginson, Thomas Wentworth||Works. 3 portraits. 7 volumes. 8vo, publisher's boards, printed paper spine-labels, uncut and unopened; moderate wear, a few white spots on 1 cover. |
Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1900 [100/150]
LARGE PAPER EDITION. NUMBER X PUBLISHER'S COPY SIGNED BY HIGGINSON.
|95. Hillerman, Tony||Dance Hall of the Dead * People of Darkness. Together 2 volumes. 8vo, gilt-decorated cloth, pictorial cover-labels, slipcases; minimal wear. |
(New York, 1991; 1994) [100/150]
Each is ONE OF 100 (of 126) NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY HILLERMAN.
|96. Hillier, Jack||Japanese Prints & Drawings from the Vever Collection. Profusely illustrated. 3 volumes. 4to, cloth, dust jackets, slipcase; light wear, owner's embossed stamp on titles. ONE OF 2000 NUMBERED SETS.|
(New York): Sotheby, Parke Bernet, 1976 [80/120]
|97. Homer||The Iliad. 5 volumes * The Odyssey. Volumes 1-2 (of 4). Translated by Alexander Pope. Engraved portraits; engraved map; 2 folding engraved plates. 8vo, contemporary full polished calf, gilt-decorated spines, gilt-lettered red- and black spine-labels; moderate wear. (Moss I, page 525). |
London: For J. Whiston, et. al. , 1771 [125/175]
|98. Homer||The Iliad...Translated by Mr. [Alexander] Pope. Engraved fronstipiece bust of Homer and Subscriber List in Volume 1; folding plate of Troy in volume II; lacks map of Greece & half-title in Volume I; Shield of Achilles plate detached (probably from 4to edition). 6 volumes. Folio, contemporary calf paneled in gilt and blind; rebacked with replaced gilt-lettered red and black spine-labels; scattered foxing, various signatures browned, generally sound otherwise, Edward Castleman armorial bookplates. SOLD-AS-IS.|
London: W. Bowyer for Bernard Lintott, 1715-20 [600/900]
FIRST FOLIO EDITION, ordinary paper issue. Rothschild 1573.
|99. Hoover, Herbert||The Challenge to Liberty. 8vo, cloth, dust jacket; moderate wear. |
New York, 1935 [75/100]
Third printing. SIGNED BY Hoover, Samuel R. McKelvie, John L. Riddell, Harry A. Spencer, Ernest B. Perry and others.
|100. Hughes, Langston||Simple Stakes a Claim. 8vo, boards, dust jacket (frayed); moderate wear. |
New York, (1957) [100/150]
FIRST EDITION. With tipped in endpaper from another title INSCRIBED TO MARGUERITE KENNEDY AND SIGNED BY LANGSTON.
|101. Hughes, Langston||Shakespeare in Harlem. Drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer. 8vo, cloth, dust jacket (a few margin chips); light wear. |
New York, 1942 [300/500]
FIRST EDITION. Inscribed to Patricia Gibson and SIGNED BY HUGHES.
|102. [Hurault, Michel]||Excellent et Libre Discours du Droict de la Successino Royale au Royaume de Portugal. , 395 pages. 12mo, contemporary vellum; moderate wear. |
Paris: Jean Michard, 1607 [250/350]
Barbier II, page 365.
|103. Hutty, Alfred||Monday Morning in Charleston. Fine etching of life in the rural south, image size 6 x 7 inches, overall 9 x 11-1/2 inches; small chip at top margin, image slightly sunned. SIGNED BY HUTTY including his snail monogram.|
Np, nd [500/700]
|104. Irving, Washington||Works. Frontispiece, some with additional engraved titles. 26 volumes, including Life & Letters. 8vo, gilt-decorated calf-backed boards; rubbed. |
New York: G. P. Putnam, 1864 [200/300]
|105. Jackson, Jon A||Go By Go. 8vo, gilt-lettered leather-backed boards, dust jacket, slipcase; minimal wear. |
(Tucson), 1998 [75/100]
ONE OF 26 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY JACKSON and INSCRIBED & SIGNED AGAIN.
|106. Jackson, Jon A||Ridin With Ray and The Old Game. Illustrations by Barnaby Conrad. 8vo, silver-lettered leatherette by Mariana Blau; minimal wear. ONE OF 26 LETTERED COPIES, SIGNED BY JACKSON & CONRAD.|
Santa Barbara, 1995 [75/100]
|107. Jackson, William Henry||Cheyenne Falls, From Below. 12 x 9 inch albumen photograph mounted to 17 x 14 inch board: board margins chipped at corners, margin tear and foxed, generally sound image. |
Denver, Late 19th-century [80/120]
|108. Jacque, Charles||Group of 5 etchings, as listed below. Various sizes, each matted, in matching glass-fronted metal frames. |
Np, vd [125/175]
Troupeau de porcs. Guiffrey 85 * Un Coin de Ferme. 1845 * Porte d'auberge. 1849 * Troupeau de Cochons. 1845 * Le Repos. 1849.
|109. James, John||My Experiences with Indians. Illustrated. 8vo, gilt-lettered cloth; spine rubbed, generally clean and sound otherwise.|
Austin, TX: Gammel's Book Store, (1925) [75/100]
FIRST EDITION. Adams Six-guns 1153; Graff 2192.
|110. Japanese Art||Hakone Mokuzogan. Inlaid wood image of Mt. Fuji. 10-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, in glass-fronted wooden frame. |
Japan, 20th-century [75/100]
|111. Jeter, K. W||Morlock Night. Review galleys. 156 pages printed on versos only. Narrow folio, loose as issued, review slip; cello tape closed repair to corner above ink printing information on first leaf. |
New York: DAW Books, 1979 [80/120]
|112. Jewish Naturalization||An Act to permit Persons Professing the Jewish Religion, to be naturalized by Parliament... Title, 407-410 pages. Folio, removed, housed in cloth case with gilt-lettered red morocco cover-label; light wear, scattered foxing. |
London: Thomas Baskett, 1753 [800/1200]
RARE. This act was repealed within a few months.
|113. Johnson, Laura||Botanical Teacher for North America. 268 pages. 8vo, contemporary calf; lacking spine and covers detached, some browning and foxing. SOLD-AS-IS.|
Albany, 1834 [80/120]
Apparently rare. Not at AAS; AI 25135; Sabin 36247.
|114. King, Stephen||The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. Illustrated by Michael Whelan. 8vo, gilt-lettered cloth, dust jacket (small chip to top margin); moderate wear. |
(West Kingston, RI, 1982) [300/500]
|115. Kinsella, W. P||The First & Last Annual Six Towns Area Old Timers' Baseball Game. Wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec. 4to, red-lettered leather-backed boards, slipcase; light wear. ONE OF 150 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY KINSELLA & SCHANILEC.|
Minneapolils: coffee House Press, 1991 [75/100]
|116. Kotzebue, August von||Pizarro: A Tragedy...Adapted to the English Stage, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. 69,  pages. 12mo, uncut; disbound signatures, hole and a few spots on title, generally sound. (Shaw & Shoemaker 44529).|
Boston, 1818 [75/100]
|117. Lang, John D.; & Samuel Taylor,||Jr. Report of a Visit to Some of the Tribes of Indians, located West of the Mississippi River. 34 pages. 8vo, later leather-backed boards; front cover detached and spine chipped, generally clean and sound internally. |
New York, 1843 [75/100]
FIRST EDITION. Graf 2386 (concluding this to be the first edition); Sabin 38868; Howes L72; Field 855; Wagner/Camp 96:1.
|118. Lapie, P. and A. E||Atlas Universel de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne. 50 double-page maps, outlined in color. Folio, calf-backed boards, gilt-lettered cover-label; lacking part of spine and covers worn, some foxing, generally sound otherwise. (Phillips 765). |
Paris, 1829- [600/900]
|119. Larsson, Carl||Graphic Works. Illustrated, including an ORIGINAL ETCHING. 4to, cloth; light wear. ONE OF 500 NUMBERED COPIES.|
Uppsala, (1983) [60/90]
|120. Lauderdale, John M.,||Earl. Letters to the Peers of Scotland. Half-title, , 318 pages + errata. 8vo, contemporary speckled calf, gilt-lettered spine-label; rubbed. |
Lodon, 1794 [75/100]
FIRST EDITION. Brunet III, page 1319.
|121. Le Bas, Jacques; & [Jean-Michel Moreau]||Revue de la Maison du Roi au trou d'Enfer. After a work by Louis le Paon. 14-1/2 x 30 inches plus margins; in glass-fronted gilt wooden frame; cleaned. |
Np, 18th-century [200/300]
Portalis & Beraldi II, page 591: 11.
|122. Leather Bindings||Group of 6 volumes, as listed below. 8vo, 3/4 or full morocco, spines gilt with raised bands; some rubbing.|
Vp,, vd. [125/175]
Beveridge. Life of John Marshall. 2 volumes. 1929 * Joseph Jefferson. The Autobiography. (1890) * History of Henry IV. 1896 * Symonds. Life of Cellini. 2 volumes. (1906).
|123. Lehrs, Max||Geschichte und Kritischer Katalog des Deutschen, Niederländischen und Französischen Kuppertichs im XV. Jahrhundert. 10 volumes, including plate volume. Folio and 4to, cloth, gilt-lettered spine-labels; moderate wear. |
(New York),  [80/120]
Facsimile of Lehrs' 1908-34 catalogue of German, Netherlandish, and French copper engravings in the 15th century.
|124. [Lesparat, Jean]||Metrologies Constitutionnelle et Primitive. Folding plate. 2 volumes. 4to, contemporary mottled calf, covers gilt with gilt RJM monogram, gilt-decorated spine, gilt-lettered spine-labels; spine-ends and tips worn and chipped with loss, generally sound internally. SIGNED BY LESPARAT & JANSEN.|
Paris: Jansen, An X (1801) [250/350]
|125. Lofting, Hugh||The Story of Doctor Dolittle. Illustrations by the Author. 8vo, publisher's decorated orange cloth, pictorial cover-label; shelf-wear, text block inner joint split at page 84, occasional hand-soiling, etc. FIRST EDITION.|
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1920 [150/250]
|126. Longfellow, Henry W||Complete Works. Revised edition. Frontispiece portrait. 7 volumes. 8vo, 3/4 red leather, spines gilt in 6 compartments, top-edges gilt; rubbed. ONE OF 100 NUMBERED SETS. |
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866 [75/100]
|127. Lowell, James Russell||The Complete Writings. Illustrated, including some plates in 2 states. 16 volumes. 3/4 green morocco, spines gilt in 6 compartments, top-edges gilt; spines sunned to brown, front cover of volume II with a few white scuffs. |
Cambridge, MA, 1904 [400/600]
ONE OF 1000 NUMBERED SETS, with a bank cheque SIGNED BY LOWELL inserted into volume I.
|128. Lucretius Carus, Titus||De Rerum Natura Libri Sex. , 214 [i.e. 218] pages. 12mo, contemporary vellum, gilt-lettered spine-label (chipped); remnants of bookplate on front pastedown. (Gaskell 50).|
London: Baskerville Press, 1773 [80/120]
|129. Manuscript||A Vision, Shewing the sudden and surprising Appearance...24 pages. 8vo, brown ink, contemporary burlap wrappers, loose as issued; some soiling. |
Massachusetts, 1760s [150/250]
Cover title reads Major Chandler his book 1767, sent from Benjamin Randall Shelburne. Apparently a hand-written copy of a version of this title, possibly one printed in New London (1769?).
|130. Maritime||Kimball, Edward D. Collection of over 30 documents, letters and receipts pertaining to Kimball's shipping accounts between Boston, Africa & China. 1 - 4-pages. Folio or smaller, in brown ink; creased at folds, occasional soiling. |
Boston, 1859-62 [250/350]
Includes accounts for the Barque Buckeye * Barque Kedar * Barque John Swasey * Barque Fire-Fly. * Barque Manchester * Brig Ann Elisabeth.
|131. McCormick, Robert||Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas. 66 maps and plates, including folding panoramas. 2 volumes. Large 8vo, later 3/4 speckled calf, gilt-lettered black- and green spine-labels; scattered foxing. |
London, 1884 [1000/1500]
FIRST EDITION. Arctic Bibliography 10582; National Maritime Museum 1086.
|132. Meier-Graefe, Julius||Vincent Van Gogh. A Biographical Study. 102 plates. 2 volumes. 4to, vellum ruled in gilt, gilt-lettered spine-labels, top-edges gilt; scattered foxing to covers, generally clean and sound internally. |
London, 1922 [100/150]
EDITION DE LUXE. ONE OF 100 NUMBERED SETS, SIGNED BY MEIER-GRAEFE.
|133. Military||Archive of about 200 letters, mostly from Maj. Terrill Crane to his girlfriend, and later wife Ofelia. Variously 1-4 pages, many with news clippings or related material. Various sizes, most with original envelopes; varying wear. SHOULD BE SEEN.|
Vp, 1939-51 [200/300]
A long term correspondence of a rocky and somewhat abusive relationship, mostly from Terrill's time at Tripler General Hospital, Walter Reed and finally the Philippines. Together with much related letters and ephemera.
|134. Millin de Grandmaison, Aubin Louis||Galerie Mythologique; Recueil des Monuments. Over 600 subjects on 191 engraved plates (9 bis). 2 volumes. 8vo, contemporary tree calf bordered in gilt, gilt-decorated spine, gilt-lettered spine-labels (1 chipped); joints split, scattered foxing. |
Paris, 1811 [250/350]
Dauze, page 777; Graesse IV, page 527.
|135. (Moore, Clement)||Keese, John, Editor. "A Visit From St. Nicholas" in The Poets of America. Frontispiece; additional title; and numerous illustrations by John Gadsby Chapman. 8vo, publisher's brown morocco stamped in gilt and blind, all edges gilt; rubbed, scattered foxing, ink dashes under a couple of lines in Moore's poem, generally sound otherwise. |
New York, 1840 [200/300]
FIRST ILLUSTRATED APPEARANCE of Moore's Visit from St. Nicholas, in book form. Adams & Munzer, pages 14-15.
|136. Moore, Marianne||Poems. 8vo, decorated paper over white paper wrappers, printed cover-label; decorated paper split along spine and frayed, generally clean and sound otherwise. |
London: The Egoist Press, 1921 [75/100]
FIRST EDITION OF MOORE'S FIRST BOOK. Abbott A1.
|137. Moran, Peter||A Noonday Rest. Fine etched print. Image 3-3/4 x 6 inches, matted, in glass-fronted frame. ONE OF 100, SIGNED BY MORAN. |
American, Late 19th-century [75/100]
|138. Moser, Barry||Kafka. Fine etched oval portrait. 11 x 8-1/4 inches, neatly matted. ONE OF 30 NUMBERED COPIES, SIGNED BY MOSER.|
Np, nd [75/100]
|139. Murder||A Report of the Trial of Arthur Hodge, Esquire... for the Murder of his Negro Man Slave Named Prosper. Stenographically taken by A. M. Belisario, Esq. 186 pages. Tall 12mo, contemporary boards, uncut; lacking front cover and spine, some foxing, margin stains, etc. |
Middletown, CT: Tertius Dunning, 1812 [400/600]
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Sabin 4425.
|140. O'Neill, Eugene||Thirst And Other One-Act Plays. 8vo, publisher's cloth-backed boards, printed cover- and spine-labels; moderate wear. |
Boston: Gorham Press, (1914) [75/100]
FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Atkinson A I-I-I.
|141. Otis, Harrison G||Collection of 6 letters and documents pertaining to various financial and political issues. 1-3 pages. Folio or 4to; varying wear. |
Vp, 1790-1830s [100/150]
Otis, a staunch Federalist, supporter of Adams and Hamilton, and Boston financier and developer. DAB XIV, pages 98-100.
|142. Ovid||Metamorphoseon Libri XV. Operi & Studio Thomæ Farnabii. , 351, ,  pages, including final blank. 8vo, contemporary calf ruled in gilt; spine chipped with loss, covers worn and joints reinforced, generally sound otherwise. |
London: Annæ Griffin, 1636 [250/350]
|143. Parsons, Arthur,||Compiler. Catalog of the Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection of Engravings, Presented to the Library of Congress. Plates. 4to, 3/4 red morocco, spine gilt in 6 compartments, top-edge gilt; spine-ends frayed, front joint split at ends, generally sound internally. |
Washington, 1905 [75/100]
|144. [Paulding, James Kirke],||et. al. A Christmas Gift from Fairy Land. Illustrated, including engravings variously printed in red, blue, and brown. 8vo, publisher's cloth decorated in gilt and blind, all edges gilt; spine-ends frayed, foxed, generally sound otherwise. |
New York: Appleton & Co., 1838 [80/120]
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE with 1839 appearing on the presentation leaf. BAL 15733.
|145. Pescheret, Leon Rene||Barskin Creek Tenn. Fine etching printed. 8-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches plus margins. SIGNED BY PESCHERET.|
Np, nd [75/100]
|146. Photography||Javanese peasants and monkeys. 7-3/4 x 9-5/8 inch albumen photograph, matted, in glass-fronted frame. |
Np, 1870s [100/150]
|147. Picasso||Alex Maguy Expose 7 Tableaux Majeurs. Fine lithograph poster. 26 x 19 inches on Arches paper. 25-3/4 x 19 inches; light wear. (Mourlot 382).|
[Paris], 1962 [300/400]
|148. Pinkerton, John||Modern Geography. A Description of. . . All Parts of the World: Including the most recent Discoveries. With 15 folding engraved maps. XX, lxvii, 641 pages; (1) leaf of book ads. 8vo, contemporary tree-calf; rubbed, worn at joints, some foxing, minor soiling, etc.|
London: Cadell, 1803 [200/300]
|149. Plutarch||Lives, Translated From the Original Greek...By John & William Langhorne. First Worcester Edition. Engraved frontispieces. 6 volumes. Tall 12mo, contemporary speckled calf, gilt-lettered spine-labels; 2 joints split, some spines chipped with loss, some foxing and browning, etc., etc. |
Worcester, MA: Isaiah Thomas, 1804 [75/100]
Shaw & Shoemaker 7073.
|150. Political||Pair of original pen and ink depicting a French guillotine execution. Each 13-1/2 x 10 inches on thin pasteboard, bottom margin of one singed and chipped, some browning, hand-soiling, etc. |
Np, nd [75/100]
|151. Polyglot Psalter||Psalterium Davidis Græcolatinum......Calendarium Hebræum, Syrum, Græcum, et Latinum, cum Genebrardi argumentis accessit. Parallel Greek and Latin text printed in red and black. Engraved title. 16mo, contemporary red morocco paneled in gilt with gilt corner fleurons, spine gilt in 5 compartments, all edges gilt; tips worn, generally sound otherwise. (BM French 846).|
Paris, 1605 [200/300]
|152. Postcards||Album of 300 loosely inserted cards depicting various images of state maps. Each about 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches; many unused.|
American, 1930s-70s [80/120]
|153. Pratt, Joseph B||King Edward VII. Fine etched, full length portrait after a work by Luke Fildes. 33 x 22-1/2 inches on mount, neatly matted, in gilt glass-fronted frame, Printsellers Association stamp in lower margin. SIGNED BY PRATT.|
England, 20th-century [200/300]
|154. Print Reference||Group of 4, as listed below. Illustrated, including 3 with etchings. 8vo or 4to, wrappers; first 3 with covers chipped or detached, generally sound internally. |
Vp, vd [100/150]
Jullien de la Boullaye. Étude Sur la Vie et Sur L'Œuvre de Jean Duvet. 1876 * Hédou. Gustave Morin et Son Oeuvre. 1877. ONE OF 250 * Guiffrey. L'Œuvre de Ch. Jacque. 1866 * Marie. Henry Monnier. 1931.
|155. Print Reference||Group of 4 volumes, as listed below. Illustrated. 4to or 8vo, various bindings; varying wear, last disbound.|
Vp, vd [80/120]
Giacomelli. Raffet son Oeuvre Lithographique et Ses Eaux-Fortes. 1862 (frontispiece detached and joint split) * Lalanne. Traité de La Gravure a L'Eau-Forte. 1920 * Pennington. Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar. (1982) * Van Bastelaer. Les Estampes de Peter Bruegel. 1908.
|156. Print Reference||Group of 9 volumes, as listed below. Illustrated. 4to or 8vo, cloth or wrappers, last 2 photocopy reprints; varying wear. SOLD-AS-IS.|
Vp, vd [75/100]
Godfrey, Wenceslaus Hollar. (1994) * Mannocci. Etchings of Claude Lorrain. 1988 * Pousette-Dart. Ernest Haskell. (1931) * Wallace. Etchings of Salvator Rosa. (1979) * ditto. Wellesley College Museum. (1979) * ditto. John and Mable Ringling Museum. 1971 * Bauer. Chodowiecki. Das Druckgraphische Werk. (1982) * Theobald. Crome's Etchings. nd * Alexandre Charpentier. Catalogue sommaire de l'Œuvre. 1996.
|157. Print Reference||Collection of numerous volumes and issues, as listed below. Illustrated. 4to or 8vo, various bindings; varying wear, some wrappers chipped and detached, etc. SHOULD-BE-SEEN. NOT COLLATED & SOLD-AS-IS.|
Vp, vd [200/300]
Includes: The Print Collector's Quarterly. Volumes 3-4, 6-11, 17-18 & 24-28 + 33 misc. issues, including a few duplicates. 1911-42 * ditto. Index volume for 1911-36 * The Print Connoisseur. 3 volumes. 1921-23 * Print. A Quarterly Journal. Volumes 1-3. 1940-42 * Prints. Volumes 1-8. 1931-38.
|158. Printing||Klinkhardt, Julius. Proben-Album der Accidenz-, Buch- und Noten-Druckerei. Illustrated, including chromolithograph sample plates. Folio, gilt-decorated cloth covers, gauffered gilt edges; spine-ends and joint edge frayed, generally clean and sound internally. |
Leipzig: Klinkhardt, Circa 1880 [300/500]
|159. Rhode Island||Clarke, Joseph, Treasurer. Two manuscript documents, as listed below. Folio, single-sheets, first folded, second sealed, each docketed; moderate wear. |
Rhode Island, vd [100/150]
Indenture for the rent of land in Exeter. 2-pages. Countersigned by William Bradford. 1778 * 1500 pound bound for the appointment of Sheriffs William Davis, John Cooke and George Irish. 1782.
|160. Robertson, William||A History of America. 4 folding maps. 3 volumes. 8vo, contemporary boards, gilt-lettered spine-labels; shelf-wear, generally clean and sound. |
Leipzig: E. B. Schwickert, 1786 [125/175]
|161. Roger-Marx, Claude||Dunoyer de Segonzac. Illustrated, including mounted color plates. 4to, pictorial wrappers; light wear. INSCRIBED TO JOHN CANADAY & SIGNED BY DUNOYER DE SEGONZAC.|
Paris, (1951) [75/100]
|162. Romains, Jules||Amour Couleur de Paris. Etched portrait by Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac. 8vo, printed wrappers; light wear. |
Paris, 1921 [75/100]
ONE OF 500 NUMBERED COPIES. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY ROMAINS.
|163. Saint-Pierre, Jacques-Henri Bernadin||Études de la Nature. Nouvelle Edition. Engraved frontispiece; folding map; 8 engraved plates. 5 volumes. 8vo, contemporary acid-dyed calf paneled in gilt, gilt-decorated spines, gilt-lettered red morocco spine-labels; rubbed.|
Paris, 1804 [150/250]
Bibliotheque de Mr. De Podenas' armorial bookplates.
|164. Sallengre, Albert Henri de||Novus Thesaurus Antiquitatum Romanarum. 20 engraved plates; additional 12 etchings by Pieter Schenk inserted; lacking the frontispiece. 3 volumes. Folio; contemporary calf ruled in blind, spines gilt in 7 compartments; spine-ends chipped, tips worn, some contemporary marginalia, lacking frontispiece, some foxing and browning, etc. (Brunet V, page 78).|
The Hague, 1716-19 [400/600]
|165. Sallustius Crispus, Caius||Histoire de la Republique Romaine. Engraved portrait; 2 folding tables; 2 folding engraved maps (tear at margin); 19 engraved plates. 3 volumes. 4to, contemporary speckled ruled in blind, gilt-decorated spines, gilt-lettered red leather spine-labels; some foxing and soiling, front cover of volume 3 bowed, some corners stained, etc.|
Dijon, 1777 [400/600]
"A very valuable and erudite production; which contains a sufficiently elegant and accurate Version, and such a body of illustration as would satisfy the desires of every reasonable scholar." - Moss 2, page 568; Lipsius & Leitzmann, page 344.
|166. Santayana, George||Works. Triton Edition. 15 volumes. Tall 8vo, cloth-backed boards with gilt cover-medallions, paper spine-labels (some frayed), top-edges gilt; light wear. ONE OF 940 NUMBERED SETS, SIGNED BY SANTAYANA.|
New York, 1936-40 [200/300]
|167. Schwenkfeldians||Kurze Fragen Ueber die Christliche Glaubens-Lehre, , 140 pages. 8vo, contemporary calf ruled in blind; shelf-worn, browning and hand-soiling, front free endpaper torn, etc., etc. |
Philadelphia: Carl Cist, 1784 [75/100]
A Schwenkfelder catechism. Evans 18779; Hildeburn, Century of printing, 4503.
|168. Science Fiction||Group of 4 volumes, as listed below. Some illustrated. 8vo, cloth, 2 with dust jacket, first 3 slipcase; minimal wear. |
Vp, vd [80/120]
Harrison. Warlock. (1981). ONE OF 250, SIGNED * Robinson. The Blind Geometer. (1986). ONE OF 177, SIGNED * Shephard. The Jaguar Hunter. 1988. ONE OF 250, SIGNED * Rucker. Transreal. 1991. ONE OF 350, SIGNED.
|169. Scudder, Samuel Hubbard||The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada. 3 portrait frontispieces; 89 plates (some in color); 4 folding maps. 3 volumes. 4to, gilt-lettered 3/4 red leather; extremities rubbed, remnants of academy bookplates, embossed stamps on titles, generally clean and sound otherwise. |
Cambridge, MA, 1889 [250/350]
|170. Seaweed Album||Victorian album containing containing 72 original well- executed mounted watercolor drawings of seaweeds + 13 original mounted specimens, 4-page manuscript index at front. Oblong 4to, contemporary roan- backed boards; shelf-worn, minor stains and soiling, etc. SHOULD BE SEEN.|
English, circa mid-19th century [100/150]
A typed note tipped-in indicates that the album was formed by "Miss Elizabeth Agar, of Silver How, Grasmere," and that it was purchased by Alfred Pounder at sale of the Garrow Hill Library in 1928.
|171. Seuss, Dr.||[Geisel, Theodor]. The Cat in the Hat. Illustrated. 4to, original color pictorial unglazed boards, dust jacket (frayed); moderate wear, small abrasion to upper margin of rear cover, generally clean and sound internally. |
(New York): Random House, (1957) [300/500]
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with unglazed covers, jacket priced 200/200 on front flap, rear panel listing educators' reviews with no mention of the Beginner Book Series, and no printing statement on rear flap. Younger & Hirsch 7.
|172. Seuss, Dr.||[Geisel, Theodor]. Green Eggs and Ham. Illustrated. 4to, original color pictorial boards, dust jacket (frayed and chipped); moderate wear, generally clean and sound internally. |
New York: Random House, 1960 [100/150]
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING with no logo on front cover and "50 Word Vocabulary" sticker on front of dust jacket. Younger & Hirsch 27.
|173. Shakespeare, William||The Plays. Notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. 2 engraved portraits; facsimile plate. 10 volumes. 8vo, contemporary tree calf, gilt-decorated spines, gilt-lettered spine-labels; volume 1 rebacked, volume 2 cover detached and burned, signatures sprung in volume 4 & 8. |
London, 1778 [300/400]
First edition edited by Isaac Reed. Jaggard, page 504.
|174. Simmons, Dan||Summer Sketches. Illustrated. 8vo, gilt-lettered leather; minimal wear. |
Northridge: Lord John Press, 1992 [75/100]
ONE OF 26 LETTERED, "specially bound" copies, SIGNED BY SIMMONS.
|175. Slavery||State of North Carolina Personally came before us...Manuscript document, 6 x 7-3/4 inches, attesting that Nancy Carter is "free borned and entitled to all the privaledges of a free person of color..." Old cello tape along folds of verso, remnants of seals at lower margin, witnessed on verso. |
Halifax County, 18th April, 1831 [80/120]
|176. Slavery||Collection of 12 "patronato" documents. 1-3 pages. Small 4to, in brown ink, some with conjugate blank, each with local official stamps; varying browning and foxing. |
Cuba, 1880s [200/300]
These documents relate to incidents involving individual slaves still working during the transition period prior to full emancipation in 1886.
|177. Spiegle, Frederick M||Etching of a young woman raking * Two etched female portraits. Together 3 etchings. Between 11 x 8-1/2 and 16 x 11 inches plus margins; marginal soiling or scattered foxing on the mounts. Each is SIGNED BY SPIEGLE.|
New York: C. Klackner, 1880-90s [80/120]
|178. Stedman, Charles||The History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War. 15 maps or plans (11 folding). 2 volumes. 4to, contemporary acid-dyed calf bordered in gilt; blind-decorated rebacked spines, tips worn, margin tear to overlay of Bunker Hill plan and 2 other maps. |
London, 1794 [4000/6000]
"Generally considered the best contemporary account of the Revolution written from the British side" - Sabin 91057; Howes S914.
|179. Terrien, Guillaume||Commentaires du Droict Ciuil, au Pays & Duche de Normandie. Seconde Edition. Woodcut vignette on title. Folio, contemporary calf, rebacked spine gilt in 7 compartments; lacks 2 blanks (leaf zz6 & bbb8), some marginal worming, corner stains, etc. |
Paris, 1578 [800/1200]
Baron Lyttleton's copy with his signature and motto on title and manuscript notes in margins. Adams T403.
|180. Three Mountains Press||Elimus: A Story. By B. C. Windeler. 12 Illustrations by D. Shakespear. 4to, cloth-backed boards, uncut; moderate wear, occasional hand-soiling. |
Paris, (May, 1923) [75/100]
ONE OF 300 NUMBERED COPIES printed by William Bird on Rives hand-made paper.
|181. Twain, Mark||The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson. Portrait frontispiece, marginal drawings throughout. Title in red and black. 8vo, publisher's russet cloth decorated in gilt and black; spine-ends and tips frayed, front free endpaper detached, generally clean and sound internally. |
Hartford, 1894 [100/150]
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST ISSUE with sheets bulking to 1-1/8 inches, and conjugate title. BAL 3442.
|182. Valerius Maximus, Gaius||[Opera]. Cum Selectis...Engraved title. Thick 8vo, contemporary vellum, all edges dyed red; a few contemporary notes in preliminaries, some foxing and browning.|
Lugduni Batavorum: Hackiana, 1670 [150/250]
"Best Variorum edition...It is elegantly printed by Hackius, and was superintended by Thysisu. It is now a scarce book." - Dibdin II, page 522.
|183. Waller, Thomas "Fats"||Autograph Document Signed Thomas Waller. 3-1/4 x 6-3/4 inch cash voucher matted beneath an Original Piano Conceptions sheet music cover, in glass-fronted frame; light soiling. |
New York, June 29th, 1932 [80/120]
The voucher is for $50 received of Lawrence Music Publishers.
|184. Walz, E. L||Vollständige Erklärung des Calenders. 8 plates (2 folding). 8vo, contemporary acid dyed calf, gilt-lettered spine-label (chipped); joints split, shelf-worn, 1 folding plate with margin tear, generally sound otherwise. (AI 5329).|
Reading, PA, 1830 [75/100]
|185. Welles, Noah||A Vindication of the Validity and Divine Right of Presbyterian Ordination. 159 pages. 8vo, modern gilt-lettered cloth; some foxing, inner gutter of title stained, generally sound otherwise. (Evans 10800).|
New-Haven: Samuel Green, 1767 [100/150]
|186. Whitfield, Raoul||Danger Circus. Frontispiece. 8vo, cloth decorated in blue; spine-ends and tips worn, some hand-soiling. |
New York, 1933 [75/100]
FIRST EDITION. Inscribed and SIGNED BY UNCLE RAOUL.
|187. Williams, Wheeler||Wheeler Williams. American Sculptors Series. No. 1. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial boards; shelf wear. |
New York, 1947 [75/100]
With an ORIGINAL ink drawing of a dog on front endpapers, INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY WILLIAMS.
|188. Willis, N. P||American Scenery. 2 additional engraved titles, map, 117 (of 118) engraved plates. 2 volumes. 4to, later 1/2 green morocco, spines gilt in 6 compartments, all edges gilt; spines faded, scattered foxing. |
London,  [100/150]
|189. Willis, N. P||Canadian Scenery. Portrait, map, 117 engraved plates. 2 volumes. 4to, contemporary gilt-decorated green leather-backed boards, all edges gilt; rubbed, scattered foxing. |
London, 1842 [250/350]
|190. Wright, George Newenham||France Illustrated. 4 additional engraved titles, 128 engraved plates by Thomas Allom. 4 volumes bound in 2, including supplementary volume. 4to, contemporary gilt-lettered leather-backed boards; extremities rubbed and scuffed, generally clean and sound internally. |
London: Fisher, Son & Co., [1845-47] [200/300]
|192. [Wynne, John Huddlestone]||Choice Emblems, Natural, Historical, Fabulous...for the Improvement and Pastime of Youth. Second Edition. Engraved frontispiece; woodcut illustrations. 12mo, contemporary calf decorated in blind; spine-ends chipped, front joint split, generally sound otherwise. |
London, 1775 [80/120]