Printed Books & Manuscripts

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Aesop (c. 620-564 BCE) trans. John Ogilby (1600-1676)
The Fables of Aesop Paraphras'd in Verse: Adorn'd with Sculpture.

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Lot 2
Agricola, Georg Andreas (1672-1738)
Experimental Husbandman and Gardener: Containing a New Method of Improving Estates and Gardens.

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Lot 3
Agrippa, Henricus Cornelius (1486?-1535)
De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres.

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Lot 4
Antiphonal Leaves, Two Examples.

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Lot 5

Art Collection Catalogues, Four Examples.

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Lot 6
Bacon, Francis (1561-1626)
Operum Moralium et Civilium.

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Lot 7
Bailey, William (active 1770)
One Hundred and Six Copper Plates of Mechanical Machines and Implements of Husbandry.

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Lot 8
Bernardinus Senensis [aka Bernardino of Siena] (1380-1444)
Sermones De Evangelio Aeterno.

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Lot 9
Bernardus Claravallensis (1090-1153) ed. Theophilus Brixianus
Opuscula.

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Lot 10
Beunat, Joseph (circa 1813-1843)
Recueil des Dessins.

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Lot 11
Bible in Finnish.
Biblia, se on Coco Pyhä Ramattu Suomexi.

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Lot 12
Bible, Hebrew and Latin, trans. Sebastian Munster (1488-1552)
Mikdash Ha-Shem; Hebraica Biblia.

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Lot 13
Bible, Illustrated.
Theatrum Biblicum. Hoc est Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti Tabulis Aeneis Expressae.

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Lot 14
Bidloo, Govert (1649-1713) and Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)
Relation du Voyage de Sa Majesté Britannique en Hollande, et de la Reception qui luy a été.

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Lot 15
Blondel, Jacques-Francois (1705-1774)
Cours d'Architecture, ou Traité de la Decoration, Distribution, & Construction des Bâtiments.

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Lot 16
Bodoni Press, Two Titles.

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Lot 17
Boethius (c. 477-524 CE)
Textus Boetii. [De Consolatione Philosophiae].

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Lot 18
Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, circa 1435-1445.

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Lot 19
Boydell, James (Ship's-Husband)
The Merchant-Freighter's and Captains of Ships Assistant.

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Lot 20
Brant, Sebastian (1458-1521)
Expositiones Omnium Titulorum Legalium.

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Lot 21
Brathwait, Richard (1588?-1673)
The English Gentleman.

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Lot 22
Briseux, Charles-Etienne (c. 1680-1754)
L'Art de Bâtir des Maisons de Campagne.

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Lot 23
Browne, Sir Thomas (1605-1682)
Pseudodoxia Epidemica.

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Lot 24
Bullart, Isaac (1599-1672)
Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustrés.

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Lot 25
Bullart, Isaac (1599-1672)
Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustrés.

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Lot 26
Caesar, Gaius Julius (100-44 BCE)
Commentarii Tradotti di Latino in Volgar Lingua.

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Lot 27
Capriolo, Aliprando (active circa 1575-1599)
Ritratti di Cento Capitani Illustrati.

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Lot 28
Cardano, Girolamo (1501-1576)
De Rerum Varietate Libri XVII.

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Lot 29
Cauvet, Gilles-Paul (1731-1788)
Recueil d'Ornemens à l'Usage des Jeunes Artistes.

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Lot 30
Cleland, John (1709-1789)
Memoirs of a Coxcomb.

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Lot 31
Collins, J. (18th century)
A New Book of Shields Composed of a Variety of Ornaments & Trophies Calculated for the Use of Artificers in General.

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Lot 32
Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688)
The True Intellectual System of the Universe.

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Lot 33
da Vinci, Leonardo; Leon Battista Alberti, et alia.
Trattato della Pittura.

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Lot 34
Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)
La Commedia.

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Lot 35
Day, Joseph (fl. circa 1795)
An Address to the Attorneys at Law and Solicitors Practising in Great Britain.

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Lot 36
De Bie, Cornelis (1627-1711)
Het Gulden Cabinet.

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Lot 37
de Luzán, Ignacio (1702-1754)
La Poetica, ó Reglas de la Poesia en General, y de sus Principales Especies.

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Lot 38
Demosthenes (384-322 BCE) ed. Melanchthon & Camerarius
Orationes Olynthiacae Tres.

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Lot 39
Design Book Sammelband.
Anleitung nach Mustern, Fenster, Thueren und Thorwegen.

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Lot 40
Design Book, a Collection of Engravings.

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Lot 41
Design Illustrations, France, 18th century.

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Lot 42
Digby, Everard (circa 1551-1605) trans. William Percey (pseudonym?)
The Compleat Swimmer or the Art of Swimming.

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Lot 43
Dousa, Janus, the elder (1545-1604)
Nordovicis Centurionatus, Sive Plautinarum Explanationum Libri IV.

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Lot 44
Du Choul, Guillaume (1496-1560)
Discorso della Religione Antica de Romani.

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Lot 45
Dunton, John (1659-1733)
The Young-Students-Library, Containing Extracts and Abridgments of the Most Valuable Books.

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Lot 46
Dürer, Albrecht (1471-1528)
Alberti Dureri Clarissimi Pictoris et Geometrae de Symmetria Partium in Rectis Formios Humanorum Corporum Libro.

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Lot 47
Ege, Otto F. (1888-1951) compiler.
Original Leaves from Famous Bibles: Nine Centuries, 1121-1935 A.D.

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Lot 48
England and Wales, Parliament, Public General Acts, 1650.
An Act to Prohibit all Commerce and Traffique between England & Scotland, and Enjoyning the Departure of Scots out of this Commonwealth.

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Lot 49
Erotica Lot, Four 18th Century Volumes.

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Lot 50
Eusebius Pamphilus (260/265-339/340 CE)
Ecclesiasticae Historiae.

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Lot 51
Fine Binding, Gruel & Engelmann.

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Lot 52
Fine Bindings, Two Examples.

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Lot 53
Fine Bindings, Two Examples.

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Lot 54
Fontaine, Jacques Valentin (fl. circa 1750)
Nouveau Livre d'Etudes et de Principes de Serrurreries.

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Lot 55
Germain, Pierre, le Roman (1703-1783)
Elements d'Orfevrerie Divisés en Deux Parties de Cinquante Feuilles.

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Lot 56
Giardini, Giovanni (1646-1722)
Promptuarium Artis Argentariae.

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Lot 57
Giovio, Paolo (1483-1552)
Vitae Illustrium Virorum. [and] Elogia Virorum Bellica Virtute Illustrium.

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Lot 58
Grandjean de Montigny, Auguste-Henri-Victor (1776-1850)
Architecture Toscane.

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Lot 59
Gutenberg Bible Facsimile Leaves and Publications, Three Titles

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Lot 60
Hand-colored Metalcut from French Book of Hours, and Seven Initials.

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Lot 61
Hauer, Johann Thomas (1748-1820)
Desseins a la Mode Neuve au Gout Antique pour les Architects.

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Lot 62
Hawkins, Francis, trans. (1628-1681)
Youths Behaviour, or Decency in Conversation amongst Men, composed in French by Grave Persons, for the Use and Benefit of their Youth.

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Lot 63
Holbein, Hans (1497-1543)
Historiarum Veteris Testamenti Icones ad Vivum Expressae.

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Lot 64
Holbein, Hans (c. 1497-1543)
Bilder Des Todes. [The Dance of Death].

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Lot 65
Hope, Thomas (1769-1831)
Household Furniture and Interior Decoration.

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Lot 66
Italian Short Tracts on Current Events, Five Examples.
Italy, 1672-1700.

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Lot 67
Jombert, Charles-Antoine (1712-1784)
Repertoire des Artistes, ou Recueil de Compositions d'Architecture et d'Ornements Antiques et Modernes.

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Lot 68
Josephus, Flavius (37-c. 100)
The Famous and Memorable Works.

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Lot 69
Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)
Latium. Id est, Nova & Parallela Latii tum Veteris tum Novi Descriptio.

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Lot 70
Krauss, Johann Ulrich (1655-1719)
Historischer Bilder Bibel.

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Lot 71
Lajoue, Jacques de (1687-1761) and Others.
Sammelband of Engraved Design Books, Including: Livre de Cartouches de Guerre.

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Lot 72
Lalonde, Richard de (fl. circa 1780)
Oeuvres Diverses de Lalonde Decorateur et Dessinateur.

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Lot 73
Laws, T., Carver (fl. circa 1772)
A New Book of Ornaments Design'd by T. Laws.

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Lot 74
Le Pautre, Jean (1618-1682)
Oeuvres d'Architecture.

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Lot 75
Lewis, James (1750/1-1820)
Original Designs in Architecture.

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Lot 76
Limited Edition Facsimiles of Early Books.

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Lot 77
Liturgies: Latin Rite, Missale Itineratium.
Vade Mecum. Missale Itinerarium seu Misse Peculiares Valde Devote.

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Lot 78
Loyola, Saint Ignatius of (1491-1556)
Essercitii Spirituali.

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Lot 79
Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469-1527)
I Discorsi, [bound with] Il Prencipe.

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Lot 80
Manuscript Leaves, Hand-illuminated Facsimiles.
Sergey Okoev's Reproductions from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry.

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Lot 81
Manuscript Leaves, Two Early Examples.

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Lot 82
Manuscript on Paper.
The Retreat, a Sentimental Fragment Interspersed with Dialogues.

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Lot 83
Manuscript on Parchment, Requiem Mass.
Missae in Agenda Defunctorum Deservientes ex Missali Romano.

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Lot 84
Mazarinade.
Lettre de Consolation Envoyée dans les Champs Elisées au Sultan Hibraim par le Sultan Mehemet son Fils, Empereur des Turcs.

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Lot 85
Mercier, Jean (circa 1510-1570)
Tabulae In Grammaticen Linguae Chaldaeae, quae & Syriaca dicitur. Multa interim de Rabbinico & Talmudico Stilo Traduntur.

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Lot 86
Milton, John (1608-1674)
The Poetical Works.

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Lot 87
Montaigne, Michel de (1533-1592) trans. John Florio (1552-1625)
The Essayes or Morall, Politike, and Militarie Discourses.

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Lot 88
More, Thomas (1478-1535)
De Optimo Reip. Statu, deque Nova Insula Utopia, Libellus Vere Aureus.

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Lot 89
Mottley, John (1692-1750)
The History of the Life and Reign of the Empress Catharine.

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Lot 90
Musurus, Marcus, ed. (c1470-1517)
Epistolae Diversorum Philosophorum, Oratorum, Rhetorum.

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Lot 91
Narrative Poetry, English.
The Muse in Good Humour: or, a Collection of the Best Poems, Comic Tales, Choice Fables, Enigmas, &c.

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Lot 92
Olaus, Archbishop of Uppsala, Magnus (1490-1557)
A Compendious History of the Goths, Swedes, & Vandals, and other Northern Nations.

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Lot 93
Olivier, J. (fl. circa 1770)
Fencing Familiarized: or a New Treatise on the Art of Sword Play. L'Art des Armes Simplifié.

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Lot 94
Orbellis, Nicolas de (1400-1475)
Sup[er] Sententias Co[m]pendium.

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Lot 95

Ornaments Displayed on a Full-Size for Working. Proper for all Carvers, Painters, &c: Containing a Variety of Accurate Examples of Foliage and Friezes.

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Lot 96
Ovid (43 BCE-17/18 CE)
Metamorphoses in Fifteen Books. Translated by the Most Eminent Hands.

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Lot 97
Papal Decretals Listing Banned Books, 1657-1727, Four Examples.

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Lot 98
Peacham, Henry (1576?-1643?)
The Compleat Gentleman. [and] The Gentlemans Exercise.

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Lot 99
Pennant, Thomas (1726-1798)
Arctic Zoology.

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Lot 100
Percier, Charles & Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine.
Recueil des Decorations Interieures.

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Lot 101
Pergolesi, Michel Angelo (1728-1815)
[Designs for Various Ornaments].

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Lot 102
Persian and Southeast Asian Manuscript Leaves, Four Examples.

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Lot 103
Philo of Alexandria [aka] Philo Judaeus (c. 20 BCE-c. 50 CE)
Opera Exegetica.

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Lot 104
Pineau, Nicolas (1684-1754)
Nouveaux Desseins de Pieds de Tables et de Vases et Consoles de Sculpture en Bois Inventés.

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Lot 105
Plumier, Charles (1646-1704)
L'Art de Tourner.

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Lot 106
Polignac, Melchior de (1661-1742)
Etat et Description des Statues tant Colossales.

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Lot 107
Qu'ran, Manuscript, 19th century.

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Lot 108
Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius (c. 35-100 CE)
Oratoriarum Libri XII.

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Lot 109
Ravenscroft, Edward (1654?-1707)
The Canterbury Guests; or, a Bargain Broken.

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Lot 110
Riemer, Jacob (1676-1762)
Beschryving van 'sGraven-Hage.

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Lot 111
Ripa, Cesare (c. 1560-1622)
Della Novissima Iconologia.

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Lot 112
Romagnesi, Louis Alexandre (1776-1852)
Recueil de Dessins.

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Lot 113
Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640) & Plantin Moretus Museum
Titels en Portretten Gesneden naar P.P. Rubens voor de Plantijnsche Drukkererij.

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Lot 114
Saly, Jacques François (1717-1776)
Vasa a se Inventa atque Studii Causa Delin. et Incisa.

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Lot 115
Sammelband of English Ballad Operas, and Other Works, 1720s.

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Lot 116
Sammelband of Five Works, 1599-1606.

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Lot 117
Sandys, George (1578-1644)
A Relation of a Journey begun An Dom. 1610.

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Lot 118
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Three Odd Volumes of Works.

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Lot 119
Smith, Adam (1723-1790)
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

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Lot 120
Smith, George (1713-1776)
A Collection of Fifty-three Prints, Consisting of Etchings and Engravings.

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Lot 121
Sousa, Luis de (1555?-1632)
Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Views of Church of Batalha [...] in Portugal.

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Lot 122
Southerne, Thomas (1660-1746)
Oroonoko: a Tragedy.

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Lot 123

Specimens of Woodcuts and Engravings.

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Lot 124
Stafford, Sir Thomas (fl. circa 1633)
Pacata Hibernia.

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Lot 125
Sterne, Laurence (1713-1768)
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman.

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Lot 126

The Printed Page, England.

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Lot 127
Theti, Carlo (1529-1589)
Discorsi delle Fortificationi, Espugnationi, & Difese delle Citta, & d'altri Luoghi.

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Lot 128
Trials, Divorce, Adultery, Great Britain.
Trials for Adultery: or the History of Divorces, Being Select Trials at Doctors Commons for Adultery, Fornication, Cruelty, Impotence, &c.

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Lot 129
Valla, Laurentius [Lorenzo] (c. 1407-1457)
De Lingua Latina.

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Lot 130
Varia: Four Early Continental Books, 1553-1798.

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Lot 131
Vauts, Moses à (no known dates, possible pseudonym)
The Husband's Authority Unvail'd; Wherein It is Moderately Discussed whether it be Fit or Lawfull for a Good Man to Beat his Bad Wife.

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Lot 132
Vega, Garcilaso de la (1539-1616)
The Royal Commentaries of Peru.

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Lot 133
Vegetius Renatus, Publius Flavius (Late 4th Century)
De Re Militari Libri Quatuor.

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Lot 134
Victorius, Petrus [Piero Vettori] (1499-1585)
Explicationes Svarvm in Catonem, Varronem, Columellam Castigationum.

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Lot 135
Voltaire (1694-1778)
Letters Concerning the English Nation.

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Lot 136
Vredeman de Vries, Hans (1527-c. 1607)
Perspective 5e Partie.

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Lot 137
Watson, Thomas (c. 1620-1686)
The Christian's Charter; [bound with] Autarkeia, or the Art of Divine Contentment.

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Lot 138
Weyerman, Jacob Campo (1677-1747)
De Levens-Beschryvingen der Nederlandsche Konst-Schilders.

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Lot 139
Willoughby, Edwin Eliott (1899-1959)
The Making of the King James Bible. A Monograph with [...] an Original Leaf from the Great 'She' Bible of 1611.

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Lot 140
Witzel, Georg (1501-1573)
Postill. Epitome Homiliarum Dominicalium.

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Lot 141
Xavier, Jerome (1549-1617) and Lodewijk de Dieu (1590-1642)
Dastan-i Masih [Persian] Historia Christi Persice.

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Lot 142
Zamagna, Bernardo (1735-1820)
Navis Aeria et Elegiarum Monobiblos.

Medicine

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Lot 143
Aëtius of Amida (fl. mid-6th century)
Contractae ex Veteribus Medicinae Tetrabiblos.

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Lot 144
Albertus Magnus (c. 1200-1280) & Bartholomaeus Metlinger.
Der Weyber Natürliche Heymlichaiten.

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Lot 145
Albinus, [Weiss] Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770)
Tabulae Sceleti et Musculorum Corporis Humani.

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Lot 145
Beverwijck, Johan van (1594-1647)
Schat Wercken der Gesontheyt.

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Lot 146
Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)
Medicinal Experiments or a Collection of Choice and Safe Remedies, for the Most Part Simple and Easily Prepared.

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Lot 147
Browne, John (1642-1700)
Myographia Nova: or a Graphical Description of all the Muscles in Humane Body.

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Lot 148
Castelli, Bartholomeo (16th century)
Lexicon Medicum Graeco-Latinum. Ex Hippocrate et Galeno Desumptum.

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Lot 149
De Graaf, Regnier (1641-1673)
Opera Omnia.

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Lot 150
Descartes, René (1596-1650)
L'Homme et la Formation du Foetus.

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Lot 151
Digby, Kenelm (1603-1665)
Choice and Experimented Receipts in Physick and Chirurgery, as also Cordial and Distilled Waters and Spirits, Perfumes and other Curiosities.

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Lot 152
Dissertations, Medical, Seventeen Examples.
Leipzig: mid- to late-18th century.

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Lot 153
Dissertations, Medical, Sixteen Examples.
Leipzig: mid- to late-18th century.

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Lot 154
Dissertations, Medical, Twenty Examples.
Leipzig: late-18th century.

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Lot 155
Dissertations, Twelve Illustrated Examples, 1830s-1850s.

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Lot 156
Duverney, Guichard Joseph (1648-1730)
A Treatise of the Organ of Hearing: Containing the Structure, the Uses, and the Diseases of all the Parts of the Ear.

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Lot 157
Eustachius, Bartolomeo (circa 1510-1574)
Tabulae Anatomicae.

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Lot 158
Fabricius, Hieronymus (1533-1619)
Tractatus Anatomicus Triplex.

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Lot 159
Fludd, Robert (1574-1637)
Utriusque Cosmi Maioris Scilicet et Minoris Metaphysica. [bound with] Clavis Philosophiae et Alchymiae Fluddanae.

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Lot 160
Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939)
Die Traumdeutung.

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Lot 161
Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939)
Zur Auffassung der Aphasien. Eine Kritische Studie.

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Lot 162
Fries, Lorenz (circa 1485-1532)
Der Spiegel der Artzney. [bound with] Gart der Gesuntheit; zu Latin Ortus Sanitatis.

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Lot 163
Geminus, Thomas (d. 1562)
Compendiosa Totius Anatomie Delineatio.

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Lot 164
Gilbert, William (1544-1603)
Tractatus, sive Physiologia Nova de Magnete.

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Lot 165
Gray's Anatomy Illustrations, Archive, 1950s.

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Lot 166
Harvey, William (1578-1657)
Anatomical Exercitations, Concerning the Generation of Living Creatures.

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Lot 167
Harvey, William (1578-1657)
Exercitationes Anatomicae de Motu Cordis & Sanguinis Circulatione.

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Lot 168
Laënnec, René Théophile Hyacinthe (1781-1826)
Traité de L'Auscultation Médiate et des Maladies des Poumons et du Coeur.

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Lot 169
Le Dran, Henri-François (1685-1770)
Observations in Surgery.

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Lot 170
Lizars, John (1792-1860)
A System of Anatomical Plates of the Human Body.

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Lot 171
Manuscript on Paper, British Medical.

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Lot 172
Manuscript on Paper, France, 18th century.
Extrait des Leçons de Monsieur Serrein Docteur Regent de la Faculté de Paris [...] sur la Matière Medicale.

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Lot 173
Medical College of Copenhagen.
Prodromus Praevertens Acta Medica Havniensia.

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Lot 174
Medical Manuscript in German.
Specielle Pathologie und Therapie.

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Lot 175
Medical Student's Photo Album, 1905.

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Lot 176
Medico, Giuseppe del (fl. circa 1811)
Anatomia per Uso dei Pittori e Scultori.

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Lot 177
Mosher, Dr. Harris Peyton (1867-1954)
Photographs Demonstrating Cranial Dissection Techniques.

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Lot 178
Pancoast, Joseph (1805-1882)
A Treatise on Operative Surgery.

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Lot 179
Raynalde, Thomas (1540-1551)
The Byrth of Mankinde, otherwise named The Woman's Book.

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Lot 180
Rivière, Lazare (1589-1655)
Observationes Medicae & Curationes Insignes.

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Lot 181
Rohault, Jacques (1618-1672)
Traité de Physique.

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Lot 182
Rudio, Eustachius (1551-1611)
Ars Medica, Libri Quatuor.

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Lot 183
Rueff, Jacob (1500-1558)
De Conceptu et Generatione Hominis: De Matrice et Eius Partibus.

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Lot 184
Scultetus, Johannes (1595-1645)
L'Arcenal de Chirurgie.

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Lot 185
Sigismund-Scholtz, Adam (fl. circa 1670)
Cerebrum Orcae Vulgari Supposititiâ Sermpatis Ceti Larvâ Develatum.

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Lot 186
Spratt, George (1784-1840)
Obstetric Tables comprising Coloured Delineations on a Peculiar Plan [together with] Supplement to Obstetric Tables.

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Lot 187
T. K. (Doctor in Physick)
The Kitchin-Physician: or, a Guide for Good-Housewives in Maintaining their Families in Health.

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Lot 188
Vesalius, Andreas (1514-1564)
Anatomische Erklaerung der Original-Figuere.

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Lot 189
Wirsung, Christof (1500 or 1505-1571)
Praxis Medicinae Universalis.

Science

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Lot 190
Accademia del Cimento, Florence, Italy.
Essayes of Natural Experiments Made in the Academie del Cimento.

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Lot 191
Apianus, Petrus (1495-1552)
Cosmographia.

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Lot 192
Aratus of Solis (circa 315-240 BCE)
Syntagma Arateorum: Opus Poetica et Astronomia.

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Lot 193
Bélidor, Bernard Forest de (1698-1761)
Architecture Hydraulique, ou l'Art de Conduire, d'Elever, et de Menager les Eaux.

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Lot 195
Biancani, Giuseppe (1566-1624)
Sphaera seu Cosmographia Demonstrativa, ac Facili Methodo Tradita.

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Lot 196
Bois-Reymond, Emil du (1818-1896)
Untersuchungen uber Therische Elektrictat.

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Lot 197
Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)
Experimenta & Observationes Physicae: Wherein are Briefly Treated of Several Subjects Relating to Natural Philosophy in an Experimental Way.

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Lot 198
Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)
The Philosophical Works.

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Lot 199
Boyle, Robert (1627-1691)
The Sceptical Chymist: or Chymico-Physical Doubts & Paradoxes.

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Lot 200
Brahe, Tycho (1546-1601)
Opera Omnia, sive Astronomiae Instauratae Progymnasmata.

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Lot 201
Cleomedes (fl. circa 400 CE); ed. Robert Balfour (c. 1553-1621)
Cleomedis Meteora Graece et Latine.

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Lot 202
Copernicus, Nicolaus (1473-1543)
De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium.

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Lot 203
Descartes, René (1596-1650)
Geometria.

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Lot 204
Digges, Leonard (c. 1515-1559) and Thomas Digges (1546-1595)
A Geometrical Practical Treatize named Pantometria.

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Lot 205
Euclid (fl. circa 300 BCE)
The Elements of Geometrie.

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Lot 206
Euclid (mid-4th century BCE)
Elements of Geometry Book I.

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Lot 207
Faraday, Michael (1791-1867)
Manipulations Chimiques.

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Lot 208
Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790)
Experiences et Observations sur l'Électricité Faites à Philadelphie en Amérique.

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Lot 209
Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642)
Systema Cosmicum.

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Lot 210
Gardiner, William (d. 1752)
Tables of Logarithms for All Numbers from 1 to 102100, and for the Sines and Tangents to Every Ten Seconds of Each Degree in the Quadrant.

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Lot 211
Gassendi, Pierre (1592-1655)
Institutio Astronomica iuxta Hypothese tam veterum quam Copernici and Tychonis.

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Lot 212
Goad, John (1616-1689)
Astro-Meteorologica, or Aphorisms and Discourses of the Bodies Coelestial.

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Lot 213
Gregory, David (1659-1708)
Astronomiae Physicae & Geometricae Elementa.

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Lot 214
Grollier de Servière, Gaspard (1676-1745)
Recueil d’Ouvrages Curieux de Mathematique et de Mecanique.

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Lot 215
Herschel, Sir John Frederick William (1792-1871)
Results of Astronomical Observations made during 1834-1838 at the Cape of Good Hope.

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Lot 216
Hooke, Robert (1635-1703)
Micrographia Restaurata.

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Lot 217
Kant, Immanuel (1724-1804)
Two Titles.

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Lot 218
Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)
Magnes sive de Arte Magneticum Opus Tripartitum.

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Lot 219
Le Vengeur D'Orsan, A. (fl. circa 1860)
Our Satellite. A Selenography According to the Present State of Science.

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Lot 220
Ledermüller, Martin Frobenius (1719-1769)
Amusement Microscopique tant pour l'Esprit, que pour les Yeux.

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Lot 221
Leopold, Duke of Austria (13th century)
Compilatio Leupoldi Ducatus Austrie Filii de Astrorum Scientia Decem Continentis Tractatus.

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Lot 222
Lubieniecki, Stanislaw (1623-1675)
Theatrum Cometicum, Duabus Partibus Constans.

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Lot 223
Manuscript, Student's Notebook, France.
Traité de Physique.

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Lot 224
Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691)
Mathematicks Made Easie: or, a Mathematical Dictionary.

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Lot 225
Munster, Sebastian (1488-1552)
Rudimenta Mathematica.

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Lot 226
Musschenbroek, Pieter van (1692-1761)
Physicae Experimentales et Geometricae de Magnete, Tuborum Capillarium Vitreorumque.

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Lot 227
Musschenbroek, Pieter van (1692-1761)
Tentamina Experimentorum Naturalium.

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Lot 228
Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727)
Opuscula Mathematica, Philosophica et Philologica.

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Lot 229
Nollet, Jean Antoine (1700-1770)
Recherches sur les Causes Particulières des Phénoménes Électriques.

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Lot 230
Ozanam, Jacques (1640-1718)
Dictionnaire Mathématique ou Idée Générale des Mathématiques.

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Lot 231
Pagnini, Giovanni (fl. circa 1750)
Costruzione ed Uso del Compasso di Proporzione.

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Lot 232
Pappus of Alexandria (circa 290-350 CE)
Mathematicae Collectiones.

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Lot 233
Piccolomini, Alessandro (1508-1578)
La Sfera del Mondo.[bound with] Dele Stelle Fisse.

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Lot 234
Ramelli, Agostino (circa 1531-1608)
Le Diverse et Artificiose Machine.

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Lot 235
Reynolds, James (1817-1876)
Astronomical and Geographical Diagrams.

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Lot 236
Russell, William Howard (1820-1907)
The Atlantic Cable.

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Lot 237
Sacrobosco, Johannes de (c. 1195-1256)
Sphera Volgare Novamente Tradotta.

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Lot 238
Sacrobosco, Johannes de (circa 1195-1256)
Sphaera Mundi.

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Lot 239
Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
Organum Mathematicum Libris IX Explicatum.

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Lot 240
Schott, Gaspar (1608-1666)
Physica Curiosa [and] Technica Curiosa.

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Lot 241
Sepp, Jan Christiaan (1739-1811)
Beschouwing der Wonderen Gods in de Minstgeachtte Schepzelen of Nederlandsche Insecten.

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Lot 242
Sturm, Johann Christophorus (1635-1703)
Mathesis Enucleata: or the Elements of the Mathematicks.

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Lot 243
Sultzer, Charles (1770-1854)
Dissertation sur un Ver Intestinal Nouvellement Découvert et Décrit sous le Nom Bicorne Rude.

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Lot 244
Swartz, Olof (1760-1818)
Dispositio Systematica Muscorum Frondosorum Sueciae.

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Lot 245
Thomas, Corbinianus (1694-1767)
Mercurii Philosophici Firmamentum Firmianum Descriptionem et Usum Globi Artificialis Coelestis.

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Lot 246
Turner, Richard (1723-1791)
A View of the Heavens, Being a Short but Comprehensive System of Modern Astronomy.

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Lot 247
Valentiner, Carl Wilhelm (1845-1931)
Atlas des Sonnensystems, 25 Abbildungen in Lichtdruck.

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Lot 248
Zahn, Johann (1641-1707)
Oculus Artificialis Teledioptricus sive Telescopium.

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Lot 249
Zonca, Vittorio (1568-1602)
Novo Teatro di Machine et Edificii.

Travel

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Lot 250
Alexander, William (1767-1816)
The Costume of the Russian Empire.

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Lot 251
Barrow, John (fl. circa 1765)
A Collection of Authentic, Useful, and Entertaining Voyages and Discoveries.

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Lot 252
Barrow, Sir John, 1st Baronet (1764-1848)
Travels in China.

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Lot 253
Bossoli, Carlo (1815-1884)
The Beautiful Scenery and Chief Places of Interest throughout the Crimea.

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Lot 254
Bulkeley, John & John Cummins
A Voyage to the South-Seas in the Years 1740-1. Containing a Faithful Narrative of the Loss of the Ship the Wager.

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Lot 255
Coxe, William (1747-1828)
Les Nouvelles Découvertes des Russes entre l'Asie et l'Amérique.

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Lot 256
Cranz, David (1723-1777)
The History of Greenland: Containing a Description of The Country, and Its Inhabitants.

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Lot 257
Ellis, Aller Gustin (1868-1953)
Archive of Photographs, Journals & Ephemera, Thailand, 1923-1938.

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Lot 258
Ellis, Sir Henry (1788-1855)
Journal of the Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China.

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Lot 259
Kircher, Athanasius (1602-1680)
Toonneel van China.

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Lot 260
M'Leod, John, Ship's Surgeon
Narrative of a Voyage in His Majesty's Late Ship Alceste to the Yellow Sea, along the Coast of Corea.

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Lot 261
Peary, Robert E. (1856-1920)
The North Pole.

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Lot 262
Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794-1858) ed. Francis L. Hawks (1798-1866)
Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas & Japan.

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Lot 263
Roberts, David (1796-1864)
The Holy Land.

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Lot 264
Schouten, Wouter (1638-1704)
Reys-Togten naar en door Oost-Indien.

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Lot 265
Smith, John (1580-1631)
De Gedenkwaardige Reizen vanden Beroemden.

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Lot 266
Speke, John Hanning (1827-1864)
Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.

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Lot 267
Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894)
Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes.

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Lot 268
Wu, L.T., Editor-in-Chief
China as She Is: a Comprehensive Album.

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Aesop (c. 620-564 bce) trans. john ogilby (1600-1676)
The Fables of Aesop Paraphras’d in Verse: Adorn’d with Sculpture.



London: Printed by Thomas Roycroft for the Author, 1668.

Second edition (new title page, a re-issue of the 1665 edition sheets), [Together with] Aesopics, or a Second Collection of Fables, first edition; two large folio volumes, both illustrated throughout; first volume with portrait of Ogilby, frontispiece, engraved vignettes and initials, and eighty-one full-paged plates, all but two plates without text; Aesopics illustrated with sixty-eight full-paged plates in early issue before captions were added; both volumes bound in full leather, same height, but not uniform bindings, some tears, spotting to contents, 16 x 10 in. (2)

Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) engraved eighty-eight of the illustrations for these works, the others were executed by Dirck Stoop (c. 1610-1686) and Francis Barlow (c. 1626-1704).

Wing A-697 and A-698; ESTC R19147 & R8782.

Estimate

$4,000 – $6,000

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Agricola, georg andreas (1672-1738)
Experimental Husbandman and Gardener: Containing a New Method of Improving Estates and Gardens.



London: Printed for W. Mears and F. Clay, 1726.

Quarto, expanded second edition, first published as A Philosophical Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening in 1721, a translation from the German, Neu-und nie erhorter doch in Natur un Vernufft Wohlgegrundeter, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with twenty-two engraved plates (of which thirteen are folding) showing extensive and detailed ways of grafting, propagating, transplanting, pruning, planting, and rooting trees, along with botanical anatomy, bound in modern half leather with marbled paper boards, ex libris T. Maynard, with his engraved armorial bookplate pasted on the verso of the title, 11 x 8 1/2 in.

ESTC T82177.

Estimate

$500 – $700

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Agrippa, henricus cornelius (1486?-1535)
De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres.



[Cologne: ?Johannes Soter], 1533.

First edition, folio, a6, a-q6, r8, s-Z6, A-F6, G5 (lacking G6, final blank); woodcut portrait of the author in profile to title, woodcut text illustrations throughout, bound in full contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, worn, some waterstaining, title fore-edge trimmed away with a loss of 7 mm of blank margin; front joint split, corners bumped, structurally intact, 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.

Adams A-386.

Estimate

$3,000 – $4,000

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Antiphonal leaves, two examples.

Manuscript leaves on parchment containing musical bars and words from Gregorian chants, both framed; the first leaf with four-bar staves in red, main text in black ink with red capital strokes and chapter heads, large two-stave initial A formed from green stems with strings of pearls, and an added marginal miniature in pale red with blue, black, and gold ink highlights of a bearded man speaking to a child, the leaf 19 x 13 1/4 in. [and] the second leaf from a large lectionary song book, with four-line staves in red and a large initial E featuring a finely painted singer in profile, 21 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.; both purchased from Sam Fogg in the 1990s. (2)

Estimate

$250 – $350

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Art Collection Catalogues, Four Examples.

Estimate

$600 – $800

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Bacon, francis (1561-1626)
Operum Moralium et Civilium.



London: Typis Edward Griffin, apud Richard Whitaker, 1638.

First collected edition in Latin, folio, portrait frontispiece of Bacon bound opposite the first page of the History of Henry VII, ownership stamp of Catholic Father James Condamin to title page, who purchased it from Boussus (with their 1917 description clipped and pasted on ffep), with other notes; bound in contemporary parchment over boards, some light soiling and foxing, 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.

STC 1109; Gibson 196.

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Bailey, william (active 1770)
One Hundred and Six Copper Plates of Mechanical Machines and Implements of Husbandry.



London: Printed for Benjamim [sic] White, 1782.

Large folio, volume two only, consisting of typographical title page, three preliminary leaves, and fifty-one full-paged plates with explanatory text, lacking the other volume; bound in contemporary half leather, marbled paper boards, 15 x 10 1/2 in.

ESTC T88289.

Estimate

$400 – $600

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Bernardinus senensis [aka bernardino of siena] (1380-1444)
Sermones De Evangelio Aeterno.

[Basel: Johann Amerbach, not after 1489]. Editio princeps, folio, []8, [**]6, a-z8/6, aa-ee8/6, ff6, (signature ff with eight leaves, includes ff1-6 and a second identical copy of bifolium ff1/6), gg-ss8/6, lacking four text leaves: tt2-tt5 (text supplied in three leaves of neat contemporary or near-contemporary pen facsimile in the hand of the marginal annotator), vv-zz8/6, (a1 & zz8 blank & present); printed in gothic letter, double columns throughout, some areas of intense marginalia (slightly cropped in some margins); bound in 17th century Italian speckled sheepskin, gilt-tooled and labeled spine, some straight-through worm holes, contents fresh, 11 x 7 3/4 in.

Goff B349; H 2827
; Pell 2079; Walsh 1170; Oates 2797; Bod-inc B-167; Sheppard 2430; Pr 7631; BMC III 752; BSB-Ink B-300; GW 3886; ISTC ib00349000.

Estimate

$1,000 – $2,000

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Bernardus claravallensis (1090-1153) ed. theophilus brixianus
Opuscula.



Brescia: Angelus and Jacobus Britannicus, 18 March 1495.

Small octavo, with Brixianus’s Carmen de Vita S. Bernardi, A3-8, B10, a-z8, [turned r]8, [con]8, [orum]8, A-L8, (lacking thirty-six leaves: A1 & A2, M-O8, and P10), 312 of 348 leaves, bound in later half calf and paste-paper boards, worn, prefatory material printed in roman letter in single column, balance of the text in gothic letter, two columns, some damage to first few leaves, a few childish ink scribbles, 5 1/2 x 4 in.

Goff B364; CR 994; Veneziani (Brescia) 115; Pell 2156; Walsh 3415; Pr 6989; BMC VII 977; BSB-Ink B-314.050; GW 3907; ib003640000.

Estimate

$500 – $700

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Beunat, joseph (circa 1813-1843)
Recueil des Dessins.



[Paris: Dubray, Imprimeur du Musée, circa 1816].

Folio, engraved throughout, with eighty-six pages with dozens of Empire and neo-classical design motifs for artists and designers, including many inspired by botanical elements; [bound with] three period ephemeral price lists of the manufacture of wares and decoration; bound in period half red morocco, gilt-tooled red leather label on front board, marbled paper-covered boards, 13 x 9 1/2 in.

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Bible in finnish.
Biblia, se on Coco Pyhä Ramattu Suomexi.



Turusa : Präntätty cuningalliseld Kirjain Präntäjäldä Johan Winterildä, 1685, 1683.

Quarto, lacking all preliminary leaves before A1, including title, engraved title, etc.; also lacking six text leaves: I2, I3, 6M2, 6M3, Qq2 & Qq3; leaves Oo4 and Qq2 (NT) torn with loss; divisional title page to New Testament present; bound in contemporary leather over wooden boards, ruled in blind, large label on spine; lacking clasps nail-like catches present, later pastedowns, joints cracking, wear and abrasions to leather, structurally functional, both boards still attached; contents worn, some leaves coming loose, a few re-margined, still a substantial book 3 1/2 inches thick with some 1,400 pages, one leather strap present, 7 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.

This edition is based on the editio princeps of 1642, a Finnish translation from the original text by Aeschylus Petraeus, Martin Stodius, Gregory Matthaei, and Heinrich Hoffman. According to Darlow & Moule, this is the first appearance in print of the text as revised by Heinrich Florin, and edited by Johan Gezelius.

Darlow & Moule 3640.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Bible, hebrew and latin, trans. sebastian munster (1488-1552)
Mikdash Ha-Shem; Hebraica Biblia.



Basel: Michael Isingrinus & Henricus Petri, 1546.

First edition, two thick folio volumes, beautiful large display Hebrew wood type on title page and chapter pages, printed in two columns throughout, in Hebrew (vocalized) and Latin; lacking final ?blank in second volume; bound in full contemporary parchment over chamfered wooden boards, 13 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (2)

Vinograd, Basel 74; Darlow & Moule 5090; Prijs 73.

Estimate

$1,000 – $1,500

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Bible, illustrated.
Theatrum Biblicum. Hoc est Historiae Sacrae Veteris et Novi Testamenti Tabulis Aeneis Expressae.



[Holland]: Nicolaum Joannes Piscatorem [Visscher], 1650.

Five oblong folio volumes, engraved and illustrated throughout, containing separate title pages for the Historiae Sacrae, Acta Apostolorum, XII Fidei Apostolicae Symbola, and Visiones Apocalypticae Exhibitae, and approximately 460 full-paged engravings by and after Crispin, Haedeler, Petrus de Jode, Martin Heemskerck, Herman Muller, Joannes Breugel, Oort, and Collaert, and others almost all engraved by Visscher; a compendium of works, bound with dozens of period-era blank leaves interspersed in an indiscernible pattern; some plates mounted, some repaired, the majority in good shape; five volumes uniformly bound in period full parchment over boards, stained black, later endleaves, each 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (5)

See Brunet V: 773 and Graesse VII: 110.

Estimate

$3,000 – $5,000

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Bidloo, govert (1649-1713) and romeyn de hooghe (1645-1708)
Relation du Voyage de Sa Majesté Britannique en Hollande, et de la Reception qui luy a été.



The Hague: chez Arnout Leers, 1692.

Folio, [pi]2, *4, A-Z2, Aa-Dd2, illustrated with engraved title, portrait of William III, three full-page plates, and eleven folding engravings, clean, dark impressions of the plates; bound in contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.

This lavishly illustrated Dutch production celebrates William III’s visit to The Hague in 1692, during the Nine Year’s War. It includes impressive images of the royal excess on display for the occasion, including a dramatic fireworks show.

Estimate

$800 – $1,200

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Blondel, jacques-francois (1705-1774)
Cours d’Architecture, ou Traité de la Decoration, Distribution, & Construction des Bâtiments.



Paris: Chez Desaint, 1771-1777.

Nine volumes (six smaller octavo volumes and three larger octavo plate volumes), bound in very good uniform contemporary gold-tooled marbled reddish morocco, flat spines, decorated with ornate tooling, green lettering pieces, and round onlaid volume numbers, nicely preserved, plate volumes comprise six parts bound in three volumes, including a total of 377 full-page and folding engravings, a nice set, text volumes: 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.; plate volumes 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.

Berlin Kat. 2429; Fowler 51; Millard 29; RIBA I 296.

Estimate

$1,500 – $2,500

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Bodoni press, two titles.

Including: Torquato Tasso’s (1544-1595) Aminta Favola Boschereccia, Parma: Impresso co’ Caratteri Bodoniani, 1789 [i.e. 1792], folio, engraved vignette portrait of Tasso on title, engraved vignette by Lucatelli, preface printed in an ornamental italic type, large copy with deckle edges, bound in half red morocco, housed in custom slipcase, 12 x 8 1/2 in. [and] Gilles Roussel’s Lymphae Circulatio, Parma: ex publico Typographeo, [1804], octavo, bound in full contemporary parchment, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (2)

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Boethius (c. 477-524 ce)
Textus Boetii. [De Consolatione Philosophiae].



[Lyons: Simon Vincent], 1524.

Octavo, A-K8, KK8, L-N8, O4; title page printed in red and black, within frame of typographical ornaments, with small woodcut emblem, illustrated with approximately twenty-five text woodcuts (many repeats); woodcut printer’s device on verso of last leaf, headlines cropped, bound in 19th century half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, 5 3/4 x 4 in.

This collection of texts for students includes works by Quintilian, Verulanus, Hubertus Montismoretanus, and a short illustrated treatise on astronomy.

Not in Adams.

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Book of hours, use of utrecht, circa 1435-1445.

Manuscript on parchment, comprising 149 leaves, illuminated with five full-page miniatures and twenty-five large illuminated initials with extensive foliate ink tendrils extending into the margins; text in brown ink in a neat gothic liturgical hand, rubricated in red, captials and larger initials in red and blue; miniatures embellished with raised burnished gold, with full borders stretching across the open bifolia; subtle offsetting from a medieval pilgrim’s badge formerly tucked between folios 88 and 89; bound in 16th century tan calf over beveled wooden boards, neatly ruled in blind and tooled in gilt, with a large knotwork emblem on the front board, surrounded by compartments decorated with leaf, flower, acorn, and column tools; the verso similarly decorated with a large fleur-de-lis in the center panel, spine decorated in gilt, neatly rebacked, lacking clasps and catches.

Text in Dutch throughout, the Geert Groote (1340-1384) translation.

Illustrated with the following miniatures: 1) folio 15 verso, the Anunciation; 2) folio 62 verso, the Trinity Enthroned; 3) folio 85 verso the Crucifixion, with St. John comforting Mary; 4) folio 94 verso, the Last Judgement set in the Valley of Death; 5) folio 119 verso, the Funeral Mass; likely made for the woman depicted kneeling before the crucifixion on 85 verso, holding a scroll inscribed, “O bone ihesu misere”; purchased from Banner in 1947; Sam Fogg in 1996; 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.

Estimate

$15,000 – $25,000

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Boydell, james (ship’s-husband)
The Merchant-Freighter’s and Captains of Ships Assistant.



London: Printed for the Author and to be had at Lloyd’s; [and] the New York, the New England, the Jamaica, and the Pensylvania Coffee-Houses, 1764.

First edition, folio, signed by Boydell on page two, [A-C]2, D-Z2, Aa-Bb2, Cc1; title page and following leaf heavily chipped with marginal loss; title and leaf of introduction followed by a series of typographical tables designed for calculating the dimensions of packages, tables with hand-cut tabs along the fore-edges; bound in parchment over boards, rebacked, branded by the Mercantile Library Co. of Philadelphia on both boards with corresponding bookplate inside front board; signature of George Forten [sometimes Fortune], American Revolutionary War-era master of the ships Anne and Live Oak on first leaf of introduction, binding worn, many leaves badly chipped; 12 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.

Rare at auction, Worldcat lists twelve copies; ESTC T85777 listing seven copies in U.S. libraries.

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Brant, sebastian (1458-1521)
Expositiones Omnium Titulorum Legalium.



Basel: Michael Furter, for Andreas Helmut, 1 October 1490; [bound with] II: Margarita Decretaliu[m], ed. Brant, [Basel: Nicolaus Kessler, 1496/1497], with Kessler’s woodcut device on final leaf; [and] III: Epistolae Obscurorum Virorum ad Venerabilem Virum, false imprint: Venice: Aldi Minutii, ie. [Nuremberg: F. Peypus, 1516], all three titles quarto, bound in mid-16th century alum-tawed blind-tooled calf over boards, rolled floral tool in outer panels and the seven virtues in inner panels, lacking leather ties, contents good, ex libris several mid-16th century owners, including Zacharias Hyso 1556, with inscriptions inside the front board; contents good, 8 x 6 in.

Although better known as the author of the satirical Ship of Fools, Brant made important contributions to civil and canon law. The first two works were published during his lifetime in the city that he called home.

I: Goff B1078; HC 3725; Pell 2815; Walsh 1242; Pr 7721; BMC III 781; BSB-Ink B-814; GW 5070; ISTC ib01078000; II: GW M20971; Van der Haegen I: 18,40; Goff M264; H 10756; Pellechet Ms 7649 (7554); CIBN M-133; Aquilon 459; IBE 3826; IGI VI 589A; IDL 3101; IBP 3602; Sajó-Soltész 2182; Collijn, Uppsala 1009; Voulliéme, Berlin 548.8; Borm 1779; Hubay, Augsburg 1364; Sheppard 2492; Proctor 7703; BMC III 774; BSB-Ink A-549; Kaufmann-Nabholz 570; ÖNB-Ink A-313; ISTC im00264000; III: Adams E-284.

Estimate

$4,000 – $6,000

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Brathwait, richard (1588?-1673)
The English Gentleman.



London: Printed by John Haviland to be sold by Robert Bostock, 1630.

First edition, quarto, engraved pictorial title, double-paged explanatory “Draught of the Frontispiece,” present after typographical title, ¶2, ¶4, A-Mmm4, Nnn3, leaves Ss1 and Ss2 supplied from another (smaller and not washed) copy; text leaves washed and pressed, bound in full light brown morocco by Riviere with rounded boards, ornately tooled in gilt, aeg; some staining to contents, 7 x 5 in.

STC 3563; ESTC S104636.

Estimate

$1,000 – $2,000

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Briseux, charles-etienne (c. 1680-1754)
L’Art de Bâtir des Maisons de Campagne.



Paris: J.B. Gibert, 1761.

Two large quarto volumes, engraved frontispiece in volume one and 260 full-paged and folding engravings throughout the two volumes, half-titles present in both, bound in uniform contemporary sponge-decorated calf, elaborately gilt-tooled and labeled spines, nicely preserved, ex libris Edmond L. Lincoln, with his book ticket inside the front boards, marbled endleaves,11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (2)

Fowler 68; Brunet I 1261; Graesse I 541.

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Browne, sir thomas (1605-1682)
Pseudodoxia Epidemica.



London: Printed for Edward Dod to be sold by Andrew Crook, 1658.

Quarto, including Hydriotaphia and the Garden of Cyrus, each with an engraved plate (two plates) and separate title page, longitudinal title for second part present; bound in contemporary boards, rebacked, inner joint reinforced with cloth joint, contemporary ownership inscription of George Halley to title; 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.

Wing B-5162; ESTC R207236.

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Bullart, isaac (1599-1672)
Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustrés.



Amsterdam: Chez les heritiers de Daniel Elzevier [i.e. Brussels: Foppens], 1682.

Two folio volumes, half-titles present, titles printed in red and black with large engraved vignettes; lacking the final signature in the first volume: Ggg1-4, four leaves; illustrated throughout with more than 250 large text engraved portraits of illustrious men and women, including politicians, lawyers, clergymen, painters, poets, inventors, and others, including the following printers: Gutenberg, Plantin, Moretus, and Paulus Manutius, and the explorers Columbus, Vespucci, Cortes, and Drake; bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, spines tooled in black, with red labels, joints splitting, bindings somewhat discolored and bowed, 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (2)

Estimate

$300 – $500

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Bullart, isaac (1599-1672)
Academie des Sciences et des Arts, Contenant les Vies & les Eloges Historiques des Hommes Illustrés.



Paris: Chez Louis Bilaine, 1682.

Two folio volumes bound as one; half-titles present for both; title pages printed in red and black, each with engraved vignette; illustrated throughout with 279 portraits of important scientists, artists, thinkers, explorers, printers, and others of the period by a variety of artists; bound in contemporary full calf, quite worn, in need of rebacking, 13 x 8 in.

Estimate

$700 – $900