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Major Estates Auction

by New Orleans Auction Galleries


843 lots | 837 with images

April 4, 2009

801 Magazine Street

New Orleans, LA, 70130 USA

Phone: +1 504 566 1849

Fax: +1 504 566 1851

Email: info@neworleansauction.com

Collection of Thirteen Antique Leather-Bound

Lot 1: Collection of Thirteen Antique Leather-Bound

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Description: Collection of Thirteen Antique Leather-Bound Books, including a five-volume set of the works of George Eliot, M. H. Smith's "Sunshine and Shadow in New York,", 1869; a four-volume set of Sir Walter Scott's "Waverley" novels, 1868; "Gody's Lady's Book," 1864; the 1856 "Leaflets of Memory"; and F. A. Durivage's "Popular Cyclopedia of History, Ancient and Modern," 1845, h. 8" to 9-1/2".

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Set of Sixteen Leather-Bound Volumes of Sir Edward

Lot 2: Set of Sixteen Leather-Bound Volumes of Sir Edward

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Description: Set of Sixteen Leather-Bound Volumes of Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton's Works, published by J. B. Lippencott and Company, Philadelphia, 1867, the gilt-tooled leather bindings in a stone-colored leather, the covers in black and white marbled papers, h. 7-1/4".

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Collection of Ten Leather-Bound Books, comprised

Lot 3: Collection of Ten Leather-Bound Books, comprised

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Description: Collection of Ten Leather-Bound Books, comprised of a five-volume set of leather-bound volumes of "Dicken's Works", London, 1863, with marble fore edges, and a five-volume leather-bound set of "The Masterpieces of the History of Literature", E. R. DuMont, New York and Chicago, 1903, both sets with marbled covers and end papers, h. 7-3/4" and 9-3/4".

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French Gilt-Tooled Russet Leather Desk Box, formed

Lot 4: French Gilt-Tooled Russet Leather Desk Box, formed

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Description: French Gilt-Tooled Russet Leather Desk Box, formed of antique leather-bound book spines, the interior divided into two compartments and fully lined in cocoa linen, h. 7", w. 10-1/4", d. 7".

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Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Cachepot,

Lot 5: Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Cachepot,

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Description: Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain Cachepot, Qianlong Reign (1736-1795), of circular outline with straight sides, decorated in the "Batavia Ware" style with shaped reserve panels of peonies and begonias, the reserves of peaches against a chocolate brown ground, h. 6", dia. 8".

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