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Bibliophile Sale

by Bloomsbury Auctions


655 lots | 59 with images

April 18, 2013

Baverstock House

93 High Street

Godalming, GU7 1AL United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)14 8342 3567

Fax: +44 (0)14 8342 6392

Email: info@bloomsburyauctions.com

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Lot 1: Stow (John) The suruay of London: containing, the

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Description: Stow (John) The suruay of London: containing, the originall, antiquitie, encrease, and more moderne estate of the sayd famous citie, half-sheet bound between pages 20 and 21, occasional spotting and soiling, ink inscription and paper tape repair to margin of title, library cloth, [STC 23344], 1618; and another defective 1603 copy of the same, 4to (2)

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Lot 2: West (William) The First Part of

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Description: West (William) The First Part of Symboleography..., lacking sections 96-102, 631-656, [STC 25275], 1622; bound with The Second part of Symboleography..., lacking L5-M8, [STC 25279.5], 1618, together 2 parts in 1, occasional water-staining, spotting and soiling, contemporary ink marginalia throughout, preliminaries frayed, ink illustrations and annotations to front free endpaper, contemporary calf, rebacked, worn, 8vo, for the Companie of Stationers, 1622-1618.

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Lot 3: Stow (John) The Survey of London, woodcut armorial

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Description: Stow (John) The Survey of London, woodcut armorial frontispiece and engraved portrait frontispiece, woodcut illustrations, a few short tears and some paper tape repairs, some red ink annotations, browned, library cloth, [STC 23345], folio, Elizabeth Purslovv, 1633.

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Lot 4: Bacon (Sir Francis) Of the Advancement and

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Description: Bacon (Sir Francis) Of the Advancement and Proficience of Learning, engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved title, small tear to frontispiece and title, with loss, ink inscription to verso of frontispiece, some water-staining, spotting and browning, lacks free endpapers and last 7ff., library half morococo, extremities a little worn, [STC 1167; Gibson 141b], Oxford, by Leon Lichfield, 1640; and a defectvie copy of Sidney (Philip) The Countesse of Pembrokes' Arcadia, 1598, small folio; sold not subject to return.

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Lot 5: Terrien (Guillaume) Commentaires du Droict Civil

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Description: Terrien (Guillaume) Commentaires du Droict Civil tant Public que Prive, Obserué au Pays & Duché de Normandie: engraved vignette title, some ink marginalia, a few shot tears and a couple of paper tape repairs, water-staining, spotting, ink inscription to front free endpaper, library calf, covers detatched, worn, Rouen, chez Francois Vavltier, folio, 1654.

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