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Fine & Rare Books with Fine Press Books from the Collection

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers


400 lots | 394 with images

September 26, 2013

Live Auction

133 Kearny Street 4th Floor

San Francisco, CA, 94108 USA

Phone: (415) 989-2665

Fax: (415) 989-1664

Email: pba@pbagalleries.com

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John Adams Discourses on Davila 1805

Lot 1: John Adams Discourses on Davila 1805

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Description: (3)-248 pp. (8vo) 23.5x14 cm (9¼x5½") original paper-backed boards, remnants of spine label, pages untrimmed. First Book Edition.

Condition Report: Some wear to boards, early stitched repairs at spine edge through both boards and all leaves; foxing throughout; good. Rare, especially so in the original boards.

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1942 ad booklet for G.E.

Lot 2: 1942 ad booklet for G.E.

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Description: 31, [1] pp. including wrappers. Illustrated in color throughout. 21x28 cm. (8¼x11") , color pictorial wrappers.

Condition Report: A little creasing, foxing and other wear, very good.

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Aesop's Fables 1619 Edition

Lot 3: Aesop's Fables 1619 Edition

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Description: 410, [6] pp. Woodcut illustrations. (12mo) 11.5x7 cm (4½x2¾") period full limp vellum, paper spine label lettered by hand.

Condition Report: Binding worn; foxing; good.

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Shelf of books from the library of Czar Alexander II

Lot 4: Shelf of books from the library of Czar Alexander II

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Description: Includes:Meyer, Gottlob Wilhelm. Geschichte der Schrifterflarung. 5 volumes. Green half morocco and marbled boards. 1802.Kaiser, Gottl. Die Biblische Theologie. 2 volumes. Green half morocco and marbled boards. 1814.Staudlin, Carl. Geschichte der Christlichen Moral. Green half morocco and marbled boards. 1808.Oikonomos, K. Opyt o blizhajshem srodstve yazyka slavyanorossijskogo s grecheskim. Parallel text in Greek and Cyrillic. Full green morocco. 3 volumes. 1828.Together 4 works in 11 volumes, each with the bookplate and shelf label of Czar Alexander II.

Condition Report: All with some light wear, foxing, etc.; overall very good.

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1824 & 1825 Almanacks from King George IV Library

Lot 5: 1824 & 1825 Almanacks from King George IV Library

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Description: Two volumes, each containing multiple almanacs for the same year.Each volume contains:The Gentleman's Diary.The Ladies Diary.Vox Stellarum: Or, A Loyal Almanack.Merlinus Liberatus. An Almanack. Old Poor Robin. An Almanack. Speculum Anni: Or, Season on the Seasons.The Coelestial Atlas; Or a New and Improved EphemerisThe Imperial Almanack.Bound in period full red morocco with the gilt armorial stamping of George IV, spines gilt, black leather labels, all edges gilt.

Condition Report: Spine ends pulled, joints rubbed; very good.

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The Works of Saint Ambrose 1492

Lot 6: The Works of Saint Ambrose 1492

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Description: [580] pp. a8,b6,c8,d6,e8,f6,g8,h6, i8,k-o6;π1,(2)a-b6,c-h8,i6,j6,k6,l-n8; (3)a8,b6,c8,d-f6;(4)a8,b6,c8,d6,e8,f6,g10.(Folio) 30x20.5 cm (11¾x8") 19th century half vellum and marbled boards, leather spine label lettered in gilt, all edges marbled. 

Condition Report: Bookplate of Swindon Public Library (withdrawn stamp), contemporary annotation on the work on bottom of title page, extensive inner margin worming repaired throughout (some text affected), occasional dampstains, library stamp in lower margin of last leaf; very good.

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Rare 1488 work on algorithms

Lot 7: Rare 1488 work on algorithms

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Description: XLIIII ff [88] pp. A8, B-C6, D-F8. 18.3x13.2 cm (7¼x5¼") modern vellum binding, with hand-lettered cover in ink. Diagonal red dash hand-drawn on each capital letter throughout book.

Condition Report: Should be LIII + [3] leaves, lacks last 12 leaves; title page with notes in ink, later or possibly period handwriting; paper repair at top corner of verso of leaf VIII, a few faint stains at corners; very good.

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Apartments of New York City

Lot 8: Apartments of New York City

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Description: 32. [1] pp. Illustrated throughout from photographs of residential buildings in New York City. 28x21.5 cm. (11x8½"). wrappers lettered and decorated in gilt, with small photo pictorial cover label.

Condition Report: Light foxing to title-page, other light wear, very good.

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Orlando Furioso 1781 London edition full vellum binding

Lot 9: Orlando Furioso 1781 London edition full vellum binding

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Description: 4 volumes. Engraved title pages and plates, frontispiece in Volume 1. (12mo) 16x9 cm (6¼x3½"), early full vellum, leather spine labels. 

Condition Report: Vellum a bit yellowed; ligth browning and foxing to paper; very good.

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2 Greek works, 1590-1603 by Aristotle

Lot 10: 2 Greek works, 1590-1603 by Aristotle

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Description: Two bound volumes, including:Aristotelis Politicorum Liber Primus. 36 pp. 1603.Aristotelis Oeconomica. Bound with 4 other works by Aristotle, each separately paginated. 8; 8; 6; 4; 12 pp. 1590.

Condition Report: One volume's text block starting to detach from binding, scattered and light stains at page corners or light foxing; very good.

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The Petit Trianon Versailles by Arnott and Wilson

Lot 11: The Petit Trianon Versailles by Arnott and Wilson

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Description: [8], 14 pp. + 97 plates from photographs, designs, measured drawings, etc. (Folio) 48.5x36.5 cm (19x14¼"), period red half morocco and cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt. First London Edition.

Condition Report: Inscription on front flyleaf; fine.

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Bacon's Essays 1720 edition

Lot 12: Bacon's Essays 1720 edition

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Description: Translated from the Latin by William Willymott. 2 volumes. [xvi], 503; [vi], 432 pp. (8vo) later brown half calf and tan cloth, leather spine labels. 

Condition Report: Some fading and light wear to bindings; foxing; very good.

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Theophile Gautier by Charles Baudelaire

Lot 13: Theophile Gautier by Charles Baudelaire

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Description: [viii], 68 pp. Etched portrait by Emile Therond. (8vo) 18.5x12 cm (7¼x4¾"), later cloth-backed mottled boards, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Condition Report: Boards edge worn, free endpapers detached; foxing; very good.

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50 Years Adrift signed by Beatle George Harrison

Lot 14: 50 Years Adrift signed by Beatle George Harrison

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Description: x, 541, [3] pp. Edited by George Harrison. Foreword by George Harrison. Illustrated throughout with facsimiles of concert posters, tickets, photographs, contracts, letters, handbills etc., printed in color and black and white. (Large 8vo), brown half calf and cloth, all edges gilt, slipcase. No. 442 of 2000 copies. First Edition.

Condition Report: Slipcase worn at open edge; spine sunned and with a few minor scuffs; near fine.

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Inscribed copy of French Waiting for Godot

Lot 15: Inscribed copy of French Waiting for Godot

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Description: 163, [1] pp. 18.8x11.8 cm. (7½x4¾"), original wrappers. Later impression of the first edition (16th thousand).

Condition Report: A little edge wear to wrappers, slight toning to paper within; overall in fine condition, in folding cloth case.

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Program for Sarah Berhardt farewell tour

Lot 16: Program for Sarah Berhardt farewell tour

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Description: 23 pp. 25.5x17 cm. (10x6¾"), decorated wrappers.

Condition Report: Slight toning to wrappers, near fine.

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Two books from the folio King James Bible

Lot 17: Two books from the folio King James Bible

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Description: 31 leaves. P6, Q-U6. Black letter, text in 2 columns, woodcut headpieces & initials. (folio) 39.5x26 cm. (15½x10¼"), modern half cloth & boards, morocco lettering piece.

Condition Report: Minor creasing to lower corners; very good or better.

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Bible in German 1662

Lot 18: Bible in German 1662

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Description: [xlii], 963, [1], 398, [2], 364 pp. Engraved title page, portrait frontispiece, and 28 full page engraved plates; scores of smaller woodcut illustrations throughout. (4to) 27.5x21.5 cm (10¾x8½"), period full calf.

Condition Report: Binding well worn, joints and hinges cracked, lacking marbled free endpapers; a few leaves with chips or small tears; internally very good.

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1633 New Testament in Latin & Greek with 1646 Psalms

Lot 19: 1633 New Testament in Latin & Greek with 1646 Psalms

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Description: [8], 459, [13] pp. Bound with: Sternhold, Thomas & John Hopkins. The Whole Book of Psalmes... London: Printed by G.M., 1646. (8vo), early full calf.

Condition Report: Binding well worn, early notes on endpapers; internally very good.

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1609 Bitle in Greek & Hebrew with interlinear Latin

Lot 20: 1609 Bitle in Greek & Hebrew with interlinear Latin

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Description: [8], 186, [blank leaf], 134 pp. in Greek with intelinear Latin; plus 183, [1], 283, 83, 203 pp. in Hebrew with interlenear Latin. In two columns. Preface in Latin by Benito Arias Montano. (folio)  36x23.5 cm. (14¼x9¼"), later quarter calf & boards, spine tooled in gilt.

Condition Report: Light foxing to title-page and faintly within, a few mostly marginal dampstains, ink notation to title-page, very good or better.

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Early work on comparative religion, 1732

Lot 21: Early work on comparative religion, 1732

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Description: 2 volumes. [38], 635; [4], [639]-1132, [30] pp. (folio) 33.3x21 cm. (13x8"), period calf, spines tooled in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers & edges.

Condition Report: Covers scuffed, lacking spine labels, come corners reinforced with cloth; old Jesuit College rubberstamps to title-pages, else very good, quite clean internally.

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Monograph on the architecture of Liselund

Lot 22: Monograph on the architecture of Liselund

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Description: 58 pp. plus plates from photographs and architectural drawings. (Folio) 36.5x25 cm (14¼x9¾"), period brown half morocco and boards, spine lettered in gilt. No. 113 of 620 copies. First Edition.

Condition Report: Lightly rubbed; very good.

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With 33 signed etchings by Sir Frank Brangwyn

Lot 23: With 33 signed etchings by Sir Frank Brangwyn

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Description: Unnumbered leaves, printed on hand-made paper. With 33 original etchings, each signed in pencil by Sir Frank Brangwyn. 32x25.5 cm (12½x10") half vellum and boards, gilt-lettered, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, black cloth drop-back box. One of 110 copies, only 100 available for sale. 

Condition Report: Dust and scuff marks to cloth box; book is near fine.

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Argosy of Fables Paul Bransom Illustrations 1/365

Lot 24: Argosy of Fables Paul Bransom Illustrations 1/365

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Description: With 24 tipped-in color plates by Paul Bransom. 29x21 cm. (11¼x8¼), half red cloth & gilt-pictorial boards lettered in red, spine lettered in gilt, color pictorial endpapers, top edges gilt. No. 1308 of 365 copies of the large paper edition.

Condition Report: Minor soiling and extremity rubbing to covers, scuff to rear board, else very good.

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Buffon natural history works with 730 plates

Lot 25: Buffon natural history works with 730 plates

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Description: 20 volumes, including 14 text volumes & 6 plate volumes. With 730 lithographed plates, 441 of which are hand-colored. 23.5x15 cm. (9¼x6"), uniform period quarter calf & marbled boards, spines gilt.

Condition Report: Some rubbing and a few small chips to spine ends, one spine strip with leather torn laterally; many of the uncolored plates with foxing/darkening, overall the set is in very good or better condition.

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John Burnet's Treatises on Painting

Lot 26: John Burnet's Treatises on Painting

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Description: Bound with:Practical Hints on Composition in Painting. [1836].Practical Hints on Light and Shade in Paining. [1834].An Essay on the Education of the Eye With Reference to Painting. [1839].Together 4 works in 1 volumes. The first title with 8 hand-colored plates; other works with uncolored illustrations. (4to) 28x21 cm (11x8¼") early black half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, edges marbled. Custom slipcase. Early editions.

Condition Report: Extremities lightly rubbed, hinges starting; very good.

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5th edition of Cecilia Memoirs of Heiress

Lot 27: 5th edition of Cecilia Memoirs of Heiress

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Description: 5 volumes. 16.5x10 cm (6½x4") later full leather, gilt-lettered morocco spine labels. Fifth Edition.

Condition Report: Light shelf wear; Vol. 5, pg 23 with a chip at fore edge, affecting text; very good.

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Illustrated with 12 hand-colored aquatint plates

Lot 28: Illustrated with 12 hand-colored aquatint plates

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Description: 2 volumes. [iii]-lxxiv, 444; 494 pp. With notes selected from Grey and other authors, to which are prefixed a life of the author, and a preliminary discourse on the Civil War. Illustrated with 12 hand-colored aquatint plates. 21x13 cm (8¼x5") leather-backed boards. New Edition, Embellished with Engravings.

Condition Report: Moderate wear to binding, chipping, yellowing; a few ownership marks from a personal library: rubberstamp, name in ink on front endpapers in Vol. 1, 1 rubberstamp on page v;, 1858 name in ink on front pastedown of Vol. 2; light foxing; binding good, contents very good.

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Caesar's Commentaries wiht 85 superb copperplates

Lot 29: Caesar's Commentaries wiht 85 superb copperplates

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Description: [12], civ, 335, [20] pp. Illustrated with 85 copper-engraved plates, including frontispiece & 6 folding maps; most of the plates are folding. (Folio) 42.3x25.5 cm. (16¾x10¼"), period calf, rebacked with modern calf, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering piece.

Condition Report: About four of the plates with marginal tears just intruding into edges of images, one plate with lower margin extended; very good or better condition overall, with fine impressions to the plates, a handsome and complete copy of the book.

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England in Reign of Elizabeth I

Lot 30: England in Reign of Elizabeth I

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Description: [16], 855, [40] pp., Engraved title-page; engraved portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. (8vo) 18x12 cm. (7x4¾"), period vellum, yap edges. First complete edition.

Condition Report: Some soiling/discoloration to covers; front hinge separating, still very good overall.

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Il Cancelliere Istruito Opera Teorica Pratica

Lot 31: Il Cancelliere Istruito Opera Teorica Pratica

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Description: 3 volumes. xii, 275; [vi], 3-242; [iv], 243-433, xxv pp. (4to) 23.5x18 cm (9¼x7") period full vellum, gilt leather spine labels, all edges speckled. First Edition.

Condition Report: Light wear to bindings; some foxing and browning; very good.

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Alice in Wonderland, 1st American edition 1866

Lot 32: Alice in Wonderland, 1st American edition 1866

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Description: [10], 192 pp. Half-title. Frontispiece and wood-engraved illustrations after John Tenniel. 7½x5, original red cloth stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. First Edition, second issue.

Condition Report: Backstrip lacking most of the upper half, rear joint split, rear hinge cracked, damp stain to lower edge of front and rear cover and pages (heavier at front and rear of volume); good.

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Lewis Carrol: Photos and Letters to His Child Friends

Lot 33: Lewis Carrol: Photos and Letters to His Child Friends

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Description: Illustrated with tipped-in photographic plates. Printed on blue paper. (Small folio) gilt-lettered cloth with photographic cover label; slipcase. First Edition. No. 60 of 3000 copies.

Condition Report: Light wear to slipcase; volume fine.

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Folio plate volume for Chambers Cyclopaedia 1791

Lot 34: Folio plate volume for Chambers Cyclopaedia 1791

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Description: Volume 5 only; comprising the supplement, index and 151 engraved plates. (Folio) 43x26 cm (17x10¼") period full calf with later leather straps added, spine gilt, red leather labels lettered in gilt. 

Condition Report: Joints and hinges cracked, covers held on by later leather straps; internally very good. Offered as a collection of plates, not subject to return.

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Color plates Chinese costume designs

Lot 35: Color plates Chinese costume designs

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Description: Edited by the Research Studio of the Northeast Drama Institute. Brief text and captions in English, French & Chinese. With 73 color designs, some two and a few three per plate, reproduced by Lu. Hua and Ma Chiang. 38x32.5 cm. (15x13"), contents loose as issued silk over boards bolder decorated in yellow, bone clasps.

Condition Report: A bit of wear to folder, one bone clasp loose but both present; very good or better, plates fine.

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Peking Beautiful by Herbert White

Lot 36: Peking Beautiful by Herbert White

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Description: 155 pp. 70 tipped in photographs, a few colored. (Folio) 39.5x31.5 cm. (15½x12½") original embroidered blue silk binding, spine lettered in Chinese characters. Original two-part pictorial box. First Edition.

Condition Report: Box lightly worn, split at corners, some scuffing to illustration on lit; volume fine.

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1676 work on love, in vellum binding

Lot 37: 1676 work on love, in vellum binding

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Description: Half title, title page, [viii], 465 pp. Woodcut illustration on title page. (12mo) original? vellum, hand-lettered spine.

Condition Report: A bit of loss at spine heel, some soiling to vellum; period ink writing on front free endpaper; very good.

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1920s directory of movie actors

Lot 38: 1920s directory of movie actors

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Description: Vol. IV, No. 2, July 1927. 216 pp. Illustrated throughout from photographs of actors and actresses. 26.8x20 cm. (10½x8"), pictorial wrappers.

Condition Report: Some creasing and wear to covers, new free endpapers, repairs to hinges; overall very good.

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Scarce Sacramento Cook Book 1908

Lot 39: Scarce Sacramento Cook Book 1908

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Description: 172, [1] pp. Numerous advertisements. 19.5x14 cm. (7¾x5½"), original wrappers.

Condition Report: Creasing to wrappers, come other wear; very good

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Early 18th century manuscript cook book

Lot 40: Early 18th century manuscript cook book

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Description: Manuscript receipt book, in English. 87 leaves (52 of which are blank). (Folio) 32x20 cm (12½x8") period full paneled calf, modern rebacking.

Condition Report: Some light wear to binding; leaves with occasional smears and stains, small area of worm tunneling in lower margins, touch text in only a few pages; very good.

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No Image Available

Lot 41: Cooking in East Los Angeles

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Description: 48 pp. With advertisements. 23.3x15.3 cm. (9¼x6"), printed wrappers.

Condition Report: Very good or better.

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From the library of Harry & Caresse Crosby

Lot 42: From the library of Harry & Caresse Crosby

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Description: 2 volumes. (8vo) period full calf bindings, original wrappers bound in. No. 1199 of 1200 copies on Papier Lafuma.

Condition Report: Light wear to extremities; very good.

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Rare Czech prayer book with interesting binding, c.1900

Lot 43: Rare Czech prayer book with interesting binding, c.1900

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Description: Illustrated frontispiece, title page with gilt border13.6x9 cm (5¼x3½") full brown leather, tooled cover designs, the front cover with gilt accents and a bone Catholic cross sculpture on front cover, gilt-lettered spine, brass clasp, top edge gilt. 377, [7] pp.

Condition Report: Chipped spine ends, some rubbing at spine; name and date 1935 in ink on verso of front free endpaper; very good.

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Estates, Empires, & Principalities of the World 1615

Lot 44: Estates, Empires, & Principalities of the World 1615

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Description: Translated from the French by Edward Grimstone. [xviii], 1234 pp. Engraved title page. (Folio) 32.5x22.5 cm (12¾x9"), period full paneled calf, later rebacking, red leather spine label lettered in gilt. First Edition in English.

Condition Report: Wear and scratching to boards, hinges repaired; faint dampstain to lower corner, light foxing; very good.

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History of French interior design

Lot 45: History of French interior design

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Description: 2 volumes. 164 plates (some comprising 2 plate numbers), including several chromolithograph plates. (Folio) 44x31.5 cm (17¼x12½") period red morocco-backed boards. First Edition.

Condition Report: Bindings rubbed; some light foxing; very good.

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Salmonia, 3rd London Edition, 1832

Lot 46: Salmonia, 3rd London Edition, 1832

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Description: xi, [3], 335 pp. With 6 engraved plates. (8vo) rebound in later tan calf-backed marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine, all edges marbled. Third Edition.

Condition Report: The last two engraved plates with some dampstaining; very good.

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J.B. LeChevalier Voyage de la Propontide 1800

Lot 47: J.B. LeChevalier Voyage de la Propontide 1800

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Description: 2 volumes. xii, 168; [iv], (169)-416 pp. Six engraved folding maps with hand-coloring. (8vo) 20x12.5 cm (8x5") period full calf, spines gilt, black leather labels, all edges marbled. First Edition.

Condition Report: Spines chipped, some other light wear; foxing, a few old repairs to maps; very good.

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Farthur Advenntures of Crusoe, 1st Ed. 1719

Lot 48: Farthur Advenntures of Crusoe, 1st Ed. 1719

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Description:  [8], 373, [11]  pp.  Folding copper-engraved map. (8vo) 19x12 cm. (7½x4¾), modern antique calf. First Edition.

Condition Report: Some aging to contents, very good.

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Defoe's Robinson Crusoe 3rd edtion 1719

Lot 49: Defoe's Robinson Crusoe 3rd edtion 1719

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Description:  [4], 364, [4] pp. Copper-engraved frontispiece (8vo) 19x12 cm. (7½x4¾), period paneled calf rebacked with original spine strip employed. "Third" Edition.

Condition Report: Bookplate and ink name of former ownerto front pastedown; some aging to contents, very good.

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Early dictionaries & encyclopedias

Lot 50: Early dictionaries & encyclopedias

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Description: Includes:Richelet, P. Second Partie du Dictionnaire Francois, Tire de l'usage et des meilleur auteurs de la langue. Geneva: 1679.Bayle, Pierre. Dictionaire Historique et Critique. 2 volumes, Vol. I, Part 1 & Vol. II, Part 2 only. Rotterdam: 1698.Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca. Vols. 1-4 (of 6) only. Firenze [Florence]: 1729-1735.Septem :Lijguarum Calepinus, hoc est Lexicon Latinum.... Vo.. II only. (Covers detached, the covering over the boards as well as spine strip perished.) Patavii [Batavia]: 1746.A Dictionary of the Holy Bible. Vols. II & III (of 3) only. London: 1759.Dictionnaire de Chymie... Vol. I only. Paris: 1766.Dizionario Mitologico, Ovvero Della Favola Poetico Storico... Vol. I only. Napoli [Naples[: 1785.Geiriadur Ysgrythyrol; yn Cynnsys Arwyddocad Geiriau Anghyfiaith... Llypr I. Utica: 1844.Together, 8 partial works in 13 volumes. Octavo, quarto or folio, leather or vellum bindings.

Condition Report: Generally good to very good, sold as is.

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