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(ARTIST'S ALBUM) A gem of an album containing 50 poetic photographs taken by (or related to) a male

Lot 41: (ARTIST'S ALBUM) A gem of an album containing 50 poetic photographs taken by (or related to) a male

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $450

Description: (ARTIST'S ALBUM) A gem of an album containing 50 poetic photographs taken by (or related to) a male artist, who appears to have specialized in architectural ornamentation. Included are snapshots depicting figures and buildings from different vantage points, views of his studio (with multiple drawings pinned to the wall), a cyanotype of a classroom, the besmocked artist in front of an easel, scenes of an unidentified woman, kittens, and celebratory family images. Silver (96), printing-out paper (2), platinum (one) and cyanotye (one) prints, most measure about 4x2 3/4 inches (10.2x7 cm.), with a final (larger) platinum print of breaking waves. 8vo, leatherette, joints starting; one leaf detached. Circa 1900

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(MASSACHUSETTS CYANOTYPES) Album with approximately 200 charming cyanotype snapshots,

Lot 44: (MASSACHUSETTS CYANOTYPES) Album with approximately 200 charming cyanotype snapshots,

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: (MASSACHUSETTS CYANOTYPES) Album with approximately 200 charming cyanotype snapshots, including numerous views of family and friends sporting in the warmer months in Eastern Massachusetts towns and along the coastline, as well as New York Harbor and Coney Island. The subjects enjoy sailing and canoeing, and include affectionate portraits of friends, Harvard baseball, and excursions. The towns depicted include Lexington, Concord, Gloucester, Hyannis Port, Boston, what seems to be some views of Connecticut, and possibly Princeton; also including dogs, children, picnics, and self-portraits (?). Cyanotypes, various sizes from 3 1/2x2 1/4 inches (8.9x5.7 cm.), and smaller, some cornered onto numbered album pages and some glued, most with a caption, in ink. Small oblong 8vo, red gilt-lettered cloth with twin-bolt binding; one leaf detached. 1899

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(BOSTON) Pocket-size mug shot album with 30 photographs of hard-boiled criminals picked

Lot 126: (BOSTON) Pocket-size mug shot album with 30 photographs of hard-boiled criminals picked

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: (BOSTON) Pocket-size mug shot album with 30 photographs of hard-boiled criminals picked up in Boston, including Whitey Bulger and members of his vicious circle. Silver prints, 3x4 1/4 inches (7.6x10.8 cm.), stapled to ruled sheets, with handwritten notations, in ink, below the photographs. 8vo, with one leaf and rear cover detached. 1970-1971

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(POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Covered wagon television lamp featuring a photograph of a beautiful blue-sky

Lot 129: (POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Covered wagon television lamp featuring a photograph of a beautiful blue-sky

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $300 - $450

Description: (POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Covered wagon television lamp featuring a photograph of a beautiful blue-sky desert scene, with many saguaro cacti, on vellum; with balsa-wood wheels. 1950s

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PAUL RAND (1914-1996). UCLA EXTENSION / WINTER QUARTER. 1990. 34x24 inches, 86x61 cm.

Lot 206: PAUL RAND (1914-1996). UCLA EXTENSION / WINTER QUARTER. 1990. 34x24 inches, 86x61 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: PAUL RAND (1914-1996) UCLA EXTENSION / WINTER QUARTER. 1990. 34x24 inches, 86 1/2x61 cm. Condition creases in image; abrasions along right edge. Hand-signed by the artist in ink. Paper. The University of California, Los Angeles was one of Rand's favorite clients. As he put it, "I do the job and they accept it." This gave him freedom to play with minimal, visual puns, as seen here, in which the Winter term at the school's Higher Education annex is announced with snow on fruit and a leaf. Paul Rand p. 211.

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ODILON REDON La Damnation de l'Artiste by Iwan Gilkin.

Lot 283: ODILON REDON La Damnation de l'Artiste by Iwan Gilkin.

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April 29, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: ODILON REDON La Damnation de l'Artiste by Iwan Gilkin. Bound volume with a lithograph on Chine appliqué, 1889-90. 190x125 mm; 7 1/2x5 inches, full margins. Edition of 152. Signed by the author in ink on the front free fly leaf. Published by Deman, Brussels. A very good impression of this scarce lithograph. Property of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, sold to benefit the acquisitions fund. Mellerio 104.

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APULEIUS. Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim.  1536

Lot 2: APULEIUS. Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim. 1536

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May 1, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: APULEIUS. Metamorphoseos, sive de asino aureo libri undecim. With commentary by Filippo Beroaldo. [8], 159, [25] leaves. 8vo, 149x96 mm, 17th-century vellum boards; occasional browning or foxing, scattered cropped early marginalia, wormhole through rear endpapers and cover. Paris: Simon de Colines, 1536

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ARISTOPHANES. Comoediae undecim.  2 vols.  1624.  2 leaves supplied in pen-and-ink facsimile.

Lot 3: ARISTOPHANES. Comoediae undecim. 2 vols. 1624. 2 leaves supplied in pen-and-ink facsimile.

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: ARISTOPHANES. Comoediae undecim. Greek text with Latin translations by Nicodemus Frischlin, Florent Chrestien, and Andrea Divo, and notes by Joseph Justus Scaliger et al. [24], 509, [1]; [3], 510-935, [1], 56 pages, with last leaf in first volume and first leaf in second supplied in meticulous pen-and-ink facsimile on laid paper. 2 volumes. 12mo, 132x74 mm, 18th-century red morocco gilt, joints worn; contents lightly toned. Hoffmann I, 254. Leiden: Joannes Maire, 1624

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ARISTOTLE. Politicorum libri octo.  1511

Lot 4: ARISTOTLE. Politicorum libri octo. 1511

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May 1, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: ARISTOTLE. Politicorum libri octo [and other texts]. Latin translation by Leonardo Bruni with commentary by Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples. Title within woodcut historiated border. [6], 712 [i. e., 172] leaves. Folio, 282x203 mm, contemporary limp vellum, spine darkened, recased, endpapers renewed; marginal dampstaining, small wormholes through front and rear of contents not impairing legibility, few contemporary marginalia, clean tear in b8, blank upper outer corner of last leaf restored. Hoffmann I, 342; Schreiber 10. (Paris: Henri Estienne, 5 April 1511)

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ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Expeditionis Alexandri libri septem et Historia Indica.  1757

Lot 6: ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Expeditionis Alexandri libri septem et Historia Indica. 1757

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Description: ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Expeditionis Alexandri libri septem et Historia Indica. Greek text with Latin translation and notes by Georg Raphel. Folding engraved map. xlviii, 637, [199] pages, including half-title and engraved additional title. 8vo, 206x127 mm, contemporary vellum boards with spine title in ink, spine darkened and discolored, covers slightly warped; some marginal toning and foxing. Bookplates of William Below, F.S.A., T. S. Gosset, A.M., of Trinity College, Cambridge, and R. P. L. Booker. Amsterdam: apud Wetstenium, 1757

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BESSARION, Cardinal. In calumniatorem Platonis libri quatuor.  1503

Lot 14: BESSARION, Cardinal. In calumniatorem Platonis libri quatuor. 1503

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Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: BESSARION, Cardinal. In calumniatorem Platonis libri quatuor [and other texts]. [8], 112 leaves. Folio, 324x215 mm, contemporary limp vellum with external lacing on spine, thong ties lacking; minor stains and soiling on title, 2 small wormholes affecting a few letters on verso, insignificant marginal dampstaining at beginning and end, occasional early underscoring and marginalia. (Venice: House of Aldus, July 1503)

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BIBLE. POLYGLOT. NEW TESTAMENT.  Novum testamentum. Ditika hadata. He kaine diatheke.  1588

Lot 17: BIBLE. POLYGLOT. NEW TESTAMENT. Novum testamentum. Ditika hadata. He kaine diatheke. 1588

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (BIBLE. POLYGLOT. NEW TESTAMENT.) Novum testamentum. Ditika hadata. He kaine diatheke. Latin, Syriac (printed in unvocalized Hebrew type), and Greek text. xx, 812 pages. 4to, 241x187 mm, contemporary limp vellum, soiled, cover fore edges worn through, small hole in rear cover; dog-earing and marginal dampstaining at beginning and end, scattered marginal foxing, paper corrosion along fore edge of opening leaves, lower outer corner torn off front free endpaper. Early 20th-century Paris Oratorian stamps on title. Paris: (Étienne Prévosteau for) Jean Bienné, (31 October) 1588

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New.  1613

Lot 19: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. 1613

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May 1, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border showing the Evangelists, Apostles, and arms of the 12 Tribes of Israel. Mostly printed in black letter. 4to, 213x155 mm, 17th-century panelled calf, worn, rebacked; margins trimmed affecting some sidenotes, varying soiling and dampstaining throughout, clean tear in 2Z5, rust hole in 3M7 affecting a few letters, last leaf mounted, with hole affecting last verse of Revelation and colophon. London: Robert Barker, 1613

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New.  1619-20

Lot 20: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. 1619-20

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border showing the Evangelists, Apostles, and arms of the 12 Tribes of Israel. Mostly printed in black letter. 4to, 208x164 mm, late 19th-/early 20th-century panelled calf; dampstaining in upper inner corner of opening leaves, general title heavily foxed and mounted, mostly moderate marginal foxing elsewhere, Genealogies bound between table of contents and first page of Genesis, last leaf of Revelation mounted, 19th-century newspaper cuttings mounted on front flyleaves. London: Bonham Norton and John Bill, 1619 [NT title dated 1620]

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New.  1701

Lot 21: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. 1701

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May 1, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament and the New. [14], 1456, [20] pages, including engraved general title. Folio, 451x293 mm, modern brown morocco; dampstaining in lower margin of opening leaves and in lower outer corners toward end, minor repair in lower outer corner of 2H1 and 4C2 affecting a few letters on the latter, 4I4.5 probably supplied from another copy with lower margins restored entering catchwords, still an attractive copy overall; burgundy morocco slipcase. 19th-century manuscript family register on front flyleaf. London: Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1701

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible. 1755.  Bound with The Book of Common Prayer and A Brief Concordance in contemporary red morocco.

Lot 23: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible. 1755. Bound with The Book of Common Prayer and A Brief Concordance in contemporary red morocco.

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May 1, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments. [547] (of [548]) leaves; lacks last leaf, presumably blank. extra-illustrated with a contemporary suite of engraved bible illustrations/span comprising pictorial title (The Historical Part of the Holy Bible . . . Curiously Engrav'd by J. Cole) with undated Ludgate Hill imprint of Richard Ware; frontispiece; 51 plates, each with 4 subjects; 5 folding maps of the Eastern Mediterranean and/or Holy Land; and plan of Jerusalem. bound between:/span The Book of Common Prayer . . . Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David. [56] leaves, preceded by extraneous contemporary engraved portrait of King George II, and additional title from another edition. and:/span A Brief Concordance or Table to the Bible of the Last Translation . . . Carefully Perused and Enlarged by John Downame, B. D. [36] leaves, including final blank. Together, 3 volumes in one. 4to, 249x196 mm, contemporary red morocco handsomely gilt, covers decorated with floral border around black morocco center onlay with Holy Monogram within flame border, spine in 6 compartments, lettered in one with ornamental tooling in the rest, expertly rebacked retaining original backstrip; occasional light toning and marginal foxing, short clean tear in a few maps. Tipped in front is a leaf with calligraphic presentation within hand-drawn cartouche in ink: "The Gift of Mrs. Hearle to her goddaughter and grandchild Lucy Kimber 1756." Armorial bookplate of Admiral Sir Graham Eden Hamond, 2nd Baronet G.C.B. (1779-1862), on front pastedown. Oxford: Thomas Baskett, 1755; 1755; London: R. Ware, 1752

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BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.  Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine.  1570

Lot 24: BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN. Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine. 1570

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May 1, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.) Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine. Greek text with Latin translation and notes by Desiderius Erasmus. [2], 780, 54, [2] pages. 8vo, 156x100 mm, old vellum boards with title in ink on spine and front cover, metal catches, lacking clasps, covers slightly warped; contents browned, dampstaining in lower corners of opening leaves, title with old scored inscription on title, blank lower outer corner off. Stamp of Maximilian Gutzwiller, his inscription to Martin Gutzwiller dated 1960. Leipzig: [Ernst] Vögelin (for Andreas Schneider), 1570

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BIBLE IN HEBREW.  Iyov.  1487.  Lacks 3 leaves (replaced in facsimile).

Lot 25: BIBLE IN HEBREW. Iyov. 1487. Lacks 3 leaves (replaced in facsimile).

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Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW.) Iyov. With commentary of Gersonides et al. Vocalized square type (text) and unvocalized Rashi type (commentary). Metalcut(?) factotum with first word of text on [alef]2r. [45] (of [48]) leaves; lacking [dalet]2-3 and [vav]8 (all 3 replaced in facsimile). Folio, 246x187 mm, modern boards; contents soiled and dampstained, repaired clean tear in [he]2 and [vav]6, each leaf (except for facsimiles) inlaid to size. [Naples: Joseph ben Jacob Ashkenazi Gunzenhauser, 26 September 1487]

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BIBLE IN HEBREW.  Biblia sacra Hebraea correcta & collata.  4 parts in 2 vols.  1661

Lot 26: BIBLE IN HEBREW. Biblia sacra Hebraea correcta & collata. 4 parts in 2 vols. 1661

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (BIBLE IN HEBREW.) Biblia sacra Hebraea correcta & collata. Vocalized text with Latin sidenotes; edited by Johannes Leusden. [18], 234, 180; 190, 196, [2] leaves, including engraved additional general title and 3 divisional titles within woodcut architectural border. 4 parts in 2 volumes. 8vo, 174x111 and 177x111 mm, contemporary panelled calf with later paper lettering pieces, front joints cracked, cords intact; contents toned, with occasional light marginal dampstaining, hole in letterpress title in both volume, affecting first letter of imprint in the first. Later signature (in Hebrew letters) of Samuel Gardner, his(?) handwritten table of contents mounted on verso of last preliminary leaf in Volume 1; Essex Institute bookplates (released). Amsterdam: Joseph Athias, 1661

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Biblia. 1532. Lacks 2 leaves.

Lot 28: BIBLE IN LATIN. Biblia. 1532. Lacks 2 leaves.

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia. [9] (of [10]), 2-388; 94; 37, [1]; 57, [1] leaves, including blank 2e6; lacks *10 (preface to the Pentateuch, replaced with a leaf from another edition) and a1 (first leaf of Genesis, replaced in skillful pen-and-ink facsimile on laid paper). 4 parts in one volume, ruled in red throughout. Folio, 374x258 mm, old calf, heavily worn, spine darkened, missing bottom 3 compartments, joints cracked, cords intact; occasional marginal soiling and minor stains, some headlines shaved, verso of title reinforced in lower margin slightly affecting last line of text, last few index leaves and rear endpapers dampstained, front free endpaper lacking, old armorial bookplate with name excised on front pastedown. Paris: Robertus Stephanus, (6 November) 1532

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  Biblia sancta ex Santis Pagnini tralatione.  Edited by Michael Servetus.  1542

Lot 29: BIBLE IN LATIN. Biblia sancta ex Santis Pagnini tralatione. Edited by Michael Servetus. 1542

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN.) Biblia sancta ex Santis Pagnini tralatione. Edited by Michael Servetus. [6], 267 [i. e., 269], [39] leaves. Folio, 329x237 mm, old vellum boards, worn, lacking backstrip; varying browning and foxing, dampstain in lower margin of opening leaves, wormholes through title and next few leaves affecting a few letters on *2v. Lyon: (Gaspar Trechsel for) Hugues de la Porte, 1542

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BIBLE IN SPANISH.  Biblia en Lengua Española.  1553.  The Ferrara Bible:   Genesis-Hiob only, lacking title and 98 other leaves.

Lot 33: BIBLE IN SPANISH. Biblia en Lengua Española. 1553. The Ferrara Bible: Genesis-Hiob only, lacking title and 98 other leaves.

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: (BIBLE IN SPANISH.) Biblia en Lengua Española. Leaves 20, 23-24 and 26-334 (Genesis-Hiob only, incomplete at beginning and end). Semi-gothic type, double columns. Together, 313 (of 412) leaves. Folio, 313x235 mm, disbound, with first 3 leaves and last leaf loose and chipped along edges, the latter also torn in lower inner corner with text loss; varying foxing, soiling, and dampstaining throughout, some worming in blank upper and inner margins, scattered dark stains and contemporary Hebrew marginalia, small portions cut out of numerous leaves affecting text, upper outer corner of OO7 excised with text loss. sold as is./span Ferrara: Duarte Pinel for Jerónimo de Vargas, 1553

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BLOUNT, THOMAS POPE, Sir. Censura celebriorum authorum.  1710

Lot 34: BLOUNT, THOMAS POPE, Sir. Censura celebriorum authorum. 1710

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Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: BLOUNT, THOMAS POPE, Sir. Censura celebriorum authorum. [8], 1062, [8] pages. 4to, 216x172 mm, contemporary vellum boards, spine darkened; scattered minor spotting, few early marginalia, owner's notes on free endpapers, old signature and stamp on title. Geneva: Samuel de Tournes et al., 1710

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CAMÕES, LUIS DE. Obras. 5 vols.  1815.  Lacks the map.

Lot 36: CAMÕES, LUIS DE. Obras. 5 vols. 1815. Lacks the map.

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Estimated Price: $150 - $250

Description: CAMÕES, LUIS DE. Obras. Engraved portrait of the author and 10 plates; lacks the map./span Half-title and errata leaf in each volume. 5 volumes. 12mo, 130x78 mm, contemporary citron straight-grain morocco gilt with grapevine border on covers, flat spines in 6 compartments, lettered in 2 with ornamental tooling in the rest, by P. Serre, stamp-signed at foot of Volume 1 spine, stains on Volume 1 rear cover; varying browning throughout, occasionally heavy. Morocco booklabels of Isidoro Fernández. Paris: P. Didot for widow Bertrand & sons, Lisbon, 1815

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CAPPEL, LOUIS. Critica sacra, sive, De variis quae in Sacris Veteris Testamenti libris occurrunt lectionibus libri sex.  1650

Lot 37: CAPPEL, LOUIS. Critica sacra, sive, De variis quae in Sacris Veteris Testamenti libris occurrunt lectionibus libri sex. 1650

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: CAPPEL, LOUIS. Critica sacra, sive, De variis quae in Sacris Veteris Testamenti libris occurrunt lectionibus libri sex. [24], 739, [45] pages. Folio, 340x217 mm, contemporary vellum boards, backed with calf at a later date, surface imperfections on spine, joints worn; contents toned with occasional foxing or browning, scattered pencil underscoring and marginalia. 19th-century bookplate of Meadville Theological School, their perforated stamp on front free endpaper. Paris: Sébastien Cramoisy, 1650

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CASIRI, MIGUEL. Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis.  Vol. 1 (of 2). 1760

Lot 38: CASIRI, MIGUEL. Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis. Vol. 1 (of 2). 1760

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: CASIRI, MIGUEL. Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis. Volume 1 (of 2). [16], xxiv, 544 pages. Folio, 355x238 mm, contemporary mottled sheep gilt, spine ends chipped, joints worn and starting, cover corners worn through; occasional browning or marginal foxing. Signatures of Frederic R. Marvin dated 1871. Madrid: Antonio Pérez de Soto, 1760

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CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta.  1728

Lot 41: CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta. 1728

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: CELLINI, BENVENUTO. Vita . . . da lui medesimo scritta. [16], 318 pages; lacks final blank. 4to, 270x199 mm, 18th-century vellum boards, front joint conspicuously restored; 19th-century owner's inscription on title; infrequent light marginal foxing or soiling. "Colonia: Pietro Martello," nd [i. e., Naples, 1728]

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CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. The Works.  1721

Lot 45: CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. The Works. 1721

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Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. The Works . . . compared with the Former Editions, and many valuable MSS. Edited by John Urry. Engraved text illustrations of the tellers of the various Canterbury Tales. [56], 626, 81, [1] pages, including 2 engraved portraits of Urry and Chaucer. Folio, 367x225 mm, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, front cover detached; some toning and marginal stains, scattered marginalia in pencil and ink, short clean tears in a few text leaves, crudely repaired tears in outer margin of several index leaves with occasional text loss. London: Bernard Lintot, 1721

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CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq.  2 vols.  1774

Lot 46: CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. 2 vols. 1774

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of. Letters . . . to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author in Volume 1. [4], vii, [1], 368; [4], 606, [2] pages, including half-titles, and errata leaf at end of Volume 2. 2 volumes. 4to, 285x230 mm, early 19th-century 1/2 calf gilt, front joints starting; offsetting from portrait onto title, reader's scattered small ink marks in margins, contents otherwise clean; marbled edges; cloth dust jackets; 1/4 morocco pull-off case. London: J. Dodsley, 1774

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CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Philippicae, diligentissime ad exemplar fidelius repositae.  1537

Lot 48: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Philippicae, diligentissime ad exemplar fidelius repositae. 1537

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Philippicae, diligentissime ad exemplar fidelius repositae. Badius woodcut printing press device on title. Commentary by Francesco Maturanzio, Filippo Beroaldo, et al. [8], 250 leaves. 4to, 225x172 mm, later binding of early manuscript vellum over boards, top of spine chipped; occasional minor stains, title soiled, with early inscription, A4 and OO4 mounted, scattered early marginalia and doodles, mostly of heads, strips of paper pasted over marginal notes on EE1v-EE2r. Paris: Michael Vascosan for Jodocus Badius, 1537

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COLONNA, GUIDO. Historia Trojana.  1489

Lot 50: COLONNA, GUIDO. Historia Trojana. 1489

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: COLONNA, GUIDO. Historia Trojana. [88] leaves. Gothic type. Rubricated. Folio, 277x197 mm, modern mottled calf gilt with red morocco lettering piece; occasional minor marginal soiling; 2 knotted vellum fore-edge tabs. (Strassburg: [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner)], circa 25 May 1489)

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COOKERY  SCAPPI, BARTOLOMEO. Opera.  1598

Lot 56: COOKERY SCAPPI, BARTOLOMEO. Opera. 1598

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Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: SCAPPI, BARTOLOMEO. Opera. Double-page woodcut plate. [4], 311, [13] leaves, including engraved portrait of the author and 25 full-page woodcut illustrations. 4to, 203x148 mm, later vellum boards, soiled, spine darkened, ends worn; marginal dampstaining through most of the text, title soiled, repairs in blank corners of N1.8 and Ii6, repaired wormholes in blank outer margin of approximately the last 50 text leaves, but with generally clean, strong impressions of the woodcuts. 19th-century stamp of E. Sickenberger on title, and booklabels of J. Baart de la Faille and Gaston Chandon de Briailles on front endpapers. Venice: Alessandro Vecchi, 1598

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CURTIUS RUFUS, QUINTUS. Historiae Alexandri Magni.  1471.  The Earl of Pembroke's copy, bound for him.

Lot 58: CURTIUS RUFUS, QUINTUS. Historiae Alexandri Magni. 1471. The Earl of Pembroke's copy, bound for him.

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Estimated Price: $15,000 - $20,000

Description: CURTIUS RUFUS, QUINTUS. Historiae Alexandri Magni. [154] leaves, including final blank. Roman type. Folio, 263x188 mm, early 18th-century red morocco bound for Lord Pembroke (see below); noticeable foxing on opening leaves, scattered minor stains; cloth slipcase. Bookplates of Charles Stephen Ascherson (d. 1945) and Hilton Young, first Baron Kennet (1879-1960). [Venice]: (Vindelinus de Spira), [1471]

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CURTIUS RUFUS, QUINTUS. [De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni].  1520

Lot 59: CURTIUS RUFUS, QUINTUS. [De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni]. 1520

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: CURTIUS RUFUS, QUINTUS. [De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni]. [8], 170, [2] leaves, including blank *8, penultimate leaf with colophon, and final leaf with Aldine device on verso. 8vo, 162x95 mm, 19th-century Italian vellum boards attractively gilt with black and red morocco lettering pieces; scattered minor spotting, light soiling and faded inscriptions on title; blue edges. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea of Asola, July 1520)

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ESTIENNE, HENRI. Thesaurus Graecae linguae.  5 vols. in 4.  1572-73

Lot 67: ESTIENNE, HENRI. Thesaurus Graecae linguae. 5 vols. in 4. 1572-73

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: ESTIENNE, HENRI. Thesaurus Graecae linguae. 20, xx pages, xxiiii, 1946 columns; [1] leaf, xii, 1592 columns, blank leaf, 1593-1700 columns, blank leaf; 1793 columns, blank leaf; [1] leaf, 834 columns; 1746 [i. e., 1766], 212 columns, blank leaf; lacking final blank in Volume 1 and blank [kappa]8 in Volume 5. 5 volumes in 4. Folio, 333x217 mm, 17th-century vellum boards with blind-stamped arabesque centerpieces, spine titles in ink, spines darkened, also damaged at bottom on Volumes 2 and 4, Volume 1 front cover detached, joints on other volumes cracked or starting; occasional soiling and light marginal foxing, some marginal dampstaining in Volumes 2-5. [Geneva]: Henricus Stephanus, 1572-73

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GALLONIO, ANTONIO. De SS. martyrum cruciatibus liber.  1668

Lot 69: GALLONIO, ANTONIO. De SS. martyrum cruciatibus liber. 1668

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: GALLONIO, ANTONIO. De SS. martyrum cruciatibus liber. 44 full-page engraved illustrations copied in reverse after Antonio Tempesta. [24], 576, [47] pages, including engraved additional title. 12mo, 134x74 mm, contemporary vellum boards, soiled; occasional toning. Amsterdam: Andreas Frisius, 1668

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GREGORY, Saint, Bishop of Tours. Historiae Francorum libri decem.  1561.  Lacks 3 leaves.

Lot 74: GREGORY, Saint, Bishop of Tours. Historiae Francorum libri decem. 1561. Lacks 3 leaves.

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Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: GREGORY, Saint, Bishop of Tours. Historiae Francorum libri decem. [28] (of [32]), 639, [31] (of [33]) pages, with preliminaries 2*3-4 misbound after the title; lacks the last 2 preliminaries and blank t8. 8vo, 161x107 mm, contemporary limp vellum with later thong ties; light dampstaining in outer margin of opening leaves and in lower outer corners toward end, paper corrosion along fore edge of preliminaries, lower portion of last index leaf excised and restored with minimal text loss, rear free endpaper lacking. Paris: Guillaume Morel et al., 1561

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GREGORY I, Saint, Pope. Bound volume containing 6 works.  1516

Lot 75: GREGORY I, Saint, Pope. Bound volume containing 6 works. 1516

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: GREGORY I, Saint, Pope. Bound volume containing 6 works. 8vo, 134x94 mm, contemporary limp vellum with calligraphic spine title in ink, cover edges gnawed; marginal dampstaining at beginning and end, varying toning and foxing. Contemporary inscriptions of the Benedictine Monastery of St. Niccolò de Arenis, Catania, one dated 1529; later Piazza Capuchin stamps in first work. (Lyon: Simon Bevilacqua, 1516)

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HERALDRY.  Juvarra, Filippo. Raccolta di Targhe fatte da Professori Primari in Roma.  1722

Lot 77: HERALDRY. Juvarra, Filippo. Raccolta di Targhe fatte da Professori Primari in Roma. 1722

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: (HERALDRY.) Juvarra, Filippo. Raccolta di Targhe fatte da Professori Primari in Roma. 56 engraved plates by Juvarra after architectural coats-of-arms, chiefly of popes and cardinals, by Bernini, Borromini, Michelangelo, et al. [8] (of [12]) pages. 4to, 251x194 mm, contemporary vellum boards; soiling and stains on title, severe dark stains on last 2 plates. Rome: Gio. Maria Salvioni, 1722

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HERRERA, FERNANDO DE. Sermones Varios, que dixo en el Peru . . . Fr. Hernando de Herrera, del Orden de Predicadores. 1675

Lot 79: HERRERA, FERNANDO DE. Sermones Varios, que dixo en el Peru . . . Fr. Hernando de Herrera, del Orden de Predicadores. 1675

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: HERRERA, FERNANDO DE. Sermones Varios, que dixo en el Peru . . . Fr. Hernando de Herrera, del Orden de Predicadores. [32], 380, [51] pages. Folio, 204x155 mm, contemporary limp vellum with calligraphic spine title in ink, ties lacking, front hinge cracked; occasional light browning. 19th-century stamp of the Franciscan Convento de San Juan Bautista in Zarautz (Basque Country) on half-title and elsewhere in volume; contemporary signature of Fr. Francisco de Segura on title. Barcelona: Antonio Lacavalleria for Florian Anisson in Madrid, 1675

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HILARIUS, Saint, Bishop of Poitiers.  Opera complura. 1510

Lot 80: HILARIUS, Saint, Bishop of Poitiers. Opera complura. 1510

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: HILARIUS, Saint, Bishop of Poitiers. Opera complura. Title in red and black with Badius woodcut printing press device. [2], 97, [1]; 130; 35 leaves; lacks the final blank. 4to, 258x192 mm, later vellum boards with spine title in ink; occasional toning and moderate foxing, title soiled, with abraded early inscription, few small holes slightly affecting text, and blank outer margin reinforced on verso. Paris: (Josse Bade, 1510)

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HOMER.  [Works, in Greek.]  Single leaf from a paper copy.  1488-89

Lot 82: HOMER. [Works, in Greek.] Single leaf from a paper copy. 1488-89

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Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: HOMER. [Works, in Greek.] Single leaf from a paper copy. Greek type. Folio, 330x240 mm; hinged to mat; foxing along fore and bottom edges, blank lower outer corner off, with faint dampstain along edge of missing portion. [Florence, 1488-89]

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HOMER. [Works, in Greek.]  2 vols.  1523

Lot 85: HOMER. [Works, in Greek.] 2 vols. 1523

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Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: HOMER. [Works, in Greek.] Printer's Aldine-inspired woodcut anchor device at end of each volume. [322]; [282] leaves. 2 volumes. 4to, 196x135 and 190x135 mm, later 17th-century Dutch vellum boards with red leather lettering pieces, turn-ins sprung, Volume 1 front hinge cracked, hole in fore edge of Volume 2 rear cover; titles and last page in each volume soiled, early underscoring and marginalia throughout Volume 2; sprinkled edges. Presentation inscription from Johannes Coster to Cornelius Midlum dated 1654 in Volume 1; signature and collation note of G. J. Wright dated 1723 in both volumes; signature of Alexander Murray on Iliad title; armorial bookplates of George Hay-Drummond, 12th Earl of Kinnoull (1827-97). Louvain: Thierry Martens, 1523

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HOMER.  Ilias. 1537 + Odyssea. Lacks index.  1537

Lot 86: HOMER. Ilias. 1537 + Odyssea. Lacks index. 1537

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Description: HOMER. Ilias. Latin translation by Andrea Divo; with life of Homer by Herodotus in Latin version by Konrad Heresbach. [20], 277 [i. e., 275], [3] leaves, including colophon leaf and 2 blanks at end * Odyssea. Latin translation by Andrea Divo; with Batrachomyomachia and Homeric hymns in Latin versions by Aldus Manutius and Georgius Dartona. 251, [1] (of [9]) leaves, including colophon leaf at end; lacks +SUPERSCRIPT8 (index). Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, 153x96 mm, 17th-century English red morocco gilt; margins trimmed slightly entering top of title borders, contents generally clean apart from foxing on Volume 2 colophon leaf; gilt edges. Venice: Jacobus a Burgofranco, 1537; 1537

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HOMER.  Opus utrumque Homeri Iliados et Odysseae.  2 vols.  1541

Lot 87: HOMER. Opus utrumque Homeri Iliados et Odysseae. 2 vols. 1541

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: HOMER. Opus utrumque Homeri Iliados et Odysseae. With the scholia of Didymus. Greek text; edited by Joachim Camerarius and Jacobus Micyllus. [12], 394 [i. e., 410], [2]; 237 [i. e., 317], [1] pages. 2 volumes in one. Folio, 266x175 mm, 16th-century calf blind-tooled to panel design, with 14th-cenury vellum manuscript leaves as pastedowns, spine ends damaged, bottom raised band worn through; scattered minor stains and early marginalia. Adams H750; Hoffmann II, 316. (Basel: Jo. Hervagius, 1541)

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IRENAEUS, Saint, Bishop of Lyons. Opus eruditissimum.  1571

Lot 91: IRENAEUS, Saint, Bishop of Lyons. Opus eruditissimum. 1571

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Description: IRENAEUS, Saint, Bishop of Lyons. Opus eruditissimum, in quinq[ue] libros digestum, in quibus mire retegit Gnosticorum aliorumq[ue] Haereticorum impias ac portentosas opiniones. Edited by Desiderius Erasmus; revised by Johann Jacob Grynaeus. [36], 621, [63] pages, including final leaf with printer's device on verso. 8vo, 165x104 mm, contemporary calf over wooden boards with blind-stamped arabesque centerpiece on covers, brass catches, lacking clasps, rebacked, front joint cracked, cords intact; dark stain on opening leaves, paper cracks and small holes in title not affecting text, dampstaining in lower inner corners toward end. 17th-century signature of Ro[bert] Baillie, ("the famous Covenanter" according to pencil note on front endpaper) and 19th-century Chiesa Libera stamp on title; bookplate of Douglas and Mildred Horton. Basel: Eusebius Episcopius & heirs of his brother Nicolaus, 1571

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JEWISH LITURGY.  Mahzor shel kol ha-shanah kefi minhag k. k. Italyani.  1750

Lot 92: JEWISH LITURGY. Mahzor shel kol ha-shanah kefi minhag k. k. Italyani. 1750

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Description: (JEWISH LITURGY.) Mahzor shel kol ha-shanah kefi minhag k. k. Italyani. [2], 224 [i. e., 223], 16, 18; [2], 323, [1] leaves, including engraved additional titles. 2 volumes. 8vo, 193x127 mm, contemporary red morocco gilt, cover corners worn through, Volume 1 covers warped; scattered light foxing, Volume 1 opening leaves dampwrinkled, additional title partly detached, excerpt from Midrash Mishlei in contemporary hand on recto of leaf 20, repaired clean tear across leaf 192. Venice: Stamperia Bragadina, 1750

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JOACHIM, Abbot of Fiore. Liber co[n]cordie novi ac veteris Testamenti.  1519

Lot 93: JOACHIM, Abbot of Fiore. Liber co[n]cordie novi ac veteris Testamenti. 1519

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: JOACHIM, Abbot of Fiore. Liber co[n]cordie novi ac veteris Testamenti. [4], 135, [1] leaves, including final blank. 4to, 203x155 mm, contemporary limp vellum with spine title in ink, recased, endpapers renewed; dampstaining in lower outer corners in first half of volume and in outer margins toward end. 16th-century inscriptions on title, one of the Chiesa Parrocchiale di Giove dated 1583, the other scored. (Venice: Simon de Luere, 13 April 1519)

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KNORR VON ROSENROTH, CHRISTIAN, translator and editor. Kabbala Denudata. Parts 1-5 (of 6) in 3 vols. 1677-84. Lacks one plate.

Lot 98: KNORR VON ROSENROTH, CHRISTIAN, translator and editor. Kabbala Denudata. Parts 1-5 (of 6) in 3 vols. 1677-84. Lacks one plate.

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: KNORR VON ROSENROTH, CHRISTIAN, translator and editor. Kabbala Denudata; seu, Doctrina Hebraeorum transcendentalis et metaphysica atque theologica. Parts 1-5 (of 6) in 2 volumes, bound in 3; lacking Franciscus Mercurius Van Helmont's Adumbratio Kabbalae Christianae, not found in all copies. 15 (of 16) numbered and 2 unnumbered folding engraved plates; lacks plate 15 (replaced with well-executed facsimile on laid paper). [36], 740; 312, 255, [1]; [4], 38, 598, [2], 478 pages, including frontispieces to parts 1 and 4. 4to, 208x163 mm, 18th-century vellum boards; contents severely browned, free endpapers lacking. Armorial bookplates of Duke Tommaso Vargas Macciucca (1680-1740). Sulzbach: Abraham Lichtenthaler for Johann David Zunner, 1677-78; Frankfurt am Main: Johann David Zunner for Balthasar Christoph Wust, 1684

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LAW  BONIFACE VIII, Pope. Sexti libri materia cum capitulorum numero.  Bound with 3 other canon law works.  1506

Lot 99: LAW BONIFACE VIII, Pope. Sexti libri materia cum capitulorum numero. Bound with 3 other canon law works. 1506

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Description: BONIFACE VIII, Pope. Sexti libri materia cum capitulorum numero. Woodcut table of affinity on [pi]2r, large woodcut of Pope granting audience on verso. [2], 180, 6 leaves. bound with:/span CLEMENT V, Pope. Clementinarum materia cum capitulorum et titulorum numero. Large woodcut of Pope granting audience on title verso. 72, 3, [1] leaves. and:/span Extravaga[n]tes Co[m]munes. Large woodcut of Pope granting audience on title verso. 39, [3] leaves, including blank 2e8. and:/span JOHN XXII, Pope. Extravagantes XX. 40, [2] leaves. Together, 4 volumes in one, printed in red and black throughout. Folio, 390x285 mm, early 19th-century vellum boards with leather lettering piece, heavily soiled, shelf label removed from spine, rear cover detached; marginal dampstaining at beginning and end of volume, scattered light dampstains elsewhere, occasional minor marginal soiling. Bookplates of Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843), and Meadville Theological School (Alvan Lamson bequest), also with their perforated stamp on the first title. (Paris: Ulrich Gering & Berthold Rembolt, 9 June 1506; 27 July 1506; 14 July 1506

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