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204 lots

April 18, 1996

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: Adams, Henry. Memoirs of Arii Taimai E Marama of Eimeo Teriirere of Tooarai Teriinui of Tahiti Tauratua I Amo. Double page map with institutional stamp on verso 4to, original cloth rebacked retaining original backstrip, white ink lettering on front

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Description: Adams, Henry. Memoirs of Arii Taimai E Marama of Eimeo Teriirere of Tooarai Teriinui of Tahiti Tauratua I Amo. Double page map with institutional stamp on verso 4to, original cloth rebacked retaining original backstrip, white ink lettering on front cover, stains on rear cover; bookplate. Paris, 1901 E800-1200 Second edition of a work based on legendary tales that Adams heard from the Queen of Tahiti and her family during his 1891 trip to the South Seas; revised and considerably enlarged from the 1893 first edition entitled Memoirs of Marau Taaroa, of which only a small number of copies were printed. BAL 29 with An Inscription From Adams, dated Papara, Tahiti, 1902, to the library of the Century Association, one of the 2 New York City private clubs together with the Knickerbocker to which he belonged.

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Lot 2: Adams, Henry. Mont Saint Michel and Chartres. 4to, rebound in buckram at an early date with original cloth backstrip and covers laid down; marginal paper cracks or chipping on first several leaves not affecting text; cloth folding case. Washington,

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Description: Adams, Henry. Mont Saint Michel and Chartres. 4to, rebound in buckram at an early date with original cloth backstrip and covers laid down; marginal paper cracks or chipping on first several leaves not affecting text; cloth folding case. Washington, 1904 E1000-1500 First Edition, Privately Printed, of Adams's seminal medieval study, Inscribed By Him to the library of the Century Association on inserted leaf of stationery. BAL 31

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Lot 2a: Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men Have Recovered from Alcoholism. 8vo, original gilt-lettered red cloth spine dulled, front cover lightly rubbed and blistered: owner's signature on front endpaper; facsimile dust jacket;

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Description: Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men Have Recovered from Alcoholism. 8vo, original gilt-lettered red cloth spine dulled, front cover lightly rubbed and blistered: owner's signature on front endpaper; facsimile dust jacket; cloth folding case First Edition. New York: Works Publishing Company, 1939

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Lot 3: Alken, Henry. A Panorama of the Progress of Human Life, fashionably display'd. Illustrating Shakespeare's Ages and giving at the same Time the Manners, Costume, Amusements and the Field Sports of the English People. Hand-colored aquatint panorama,

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Description: Alken, Henry. A Panorama of the Progress of Human Life, fashionably display'd. Illustrating Shakespeare's Ages and giving at the same Time the Manners, Costume, Amusements and the Field Sports of the English People. Hand-colored aquatint panorama, 68x 4510 mm 2.625 x 164inches , attached at right end to spindle and at left end to roller in slightly worn original pictorial wooden cylindrical case; torn at right end and repaired with loss of left half of the first vignette and right half of the second, scattered other minor repairs on verso, spindle reattached. London, 1820 E2500-3500 The Rarest Of Alken's Panoramas, comprising 35 reduced adaptations of his designs for The National Sports of Great Britain. J. R. Abbey's Copy, With his initialed inventory number on the base dated 30 November 1935 Abbey Life 474 this copy; Schwerdt III, 2 Accompanied By The 1930 Facsimile of the panorama published by Schwerdt, in which he notes that he could locate only 2 copies of the original; and By The 1948 Facsimile citing only 3 known copies.

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Lot 4: Almanac. Almanach Chantant de Parodies Nouvelles, D'Airs choisis de l'Opera-Comique, & autres with Calendrier pour l'an de Grace MDCCLXV. Letterpress music in text. 24mo, contemporary cream calf gilt heightened with red and green paint, with

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Description: Almanac. Almanach Chantant de Parodies Nouvelles, D'Airs choisis de l'Opera-Comique, & autres with Calendrier pour l'an de Grace MDCCLXV. Letterpress music in text. 24mo, contemporary cream calf gilt heightened with red and green paint, with ornamental border on covers around center cartouche containing heart flanked by 2 birds with crown above and motto Unis Pour Jamais below. Paris: Duchesne, 1765

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