Books and Manuscripts, Medieval to Modern

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Books and Manuscripts, Medieval to Modern

Books and Manuscripts, Medieval to Modern

Books and Manuscripts, Medieval to Modern

Overview
192 results sorted by Lot number (low to high)

192 results sorted by

Lot number (low to high)

R. Ackermann, publisher | The Microcosm of London, [1807], 3 vols, red morocco gilt by Bedford

101. R. Ackermann, publisher | The Microcosm of London, [1807], 3 vols, red morocco gilt by Bedford

T. Annan | Glasgow City Improvement Trust: Photographs of Old Closes, Streets, &c., [c.1877], green morocco by R. Nelson

102. T. Annan | Glasgow City Improvement Trust: Photographs of Old Closes, Streets, &c., [c.1877], green morocco by R. Nelson

Bible, Latin | Biblia sacra, Lyon, 1542, later red morocco gilt by Carss

103. Bible, Latin | Biblia sacra, Lyon, 1542, later red morocco gilt by Carss

Bindings | Two Scottish wheel bindings and a papal binding, all in red morocco, eighteenth century

104. Bindings | Two Scottish wheel bindings and a papal binding, all in red morocco, eighteenth century

Book of Hours, in Latin and French | Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [France, later fifteenth century], red morocco

105. Book of Hours, in Latin and French | Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [France, later fifteenth century], red morocco

James Boswell | The Life of Samuel Johnson, London, 1791, 2 vols, nineteenth-century brown morocco gilt by Riviere

106. James Boswell | The Life of Samuel Johnson, London, 1791, 2 vols, nineteenth-century brown morocco gilt by Riviere

John Bulwer | Anthropometamorphosis: man transform'd: or, the artificiall changling, 1653

107. John Bulwer | Anthropometamorphosis: man transform'd: or, the artificiall changling, 1653

Robert Burns | Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect. Kilmarnock, 1786, near-contemporary half calf

108. Robert Burns | Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect. Kilmarnock, 1786, near-contemporary half calf

Robert Burns | Autograph letter signed, to Rev. George Lawrie, on his new-found fame as a poet, 5 February 1787

109. Robert Burns | Autograph letter signed, to Rev. George Lawrie, on his new-found fame as a poet, 5 February 1787

John Chamberlaine, publisher | Imitations of original drawings by Hans Holbein, London, 1792[-98], contemporary russia

110. John Chamberlaine, publisher | Imitations of original drawings by Hans Holbein, London, 1792[-98], contemporary russia

Fletcher Christian | Letters from Mr. Fletcher Christian, London, 1796, nineteenth-century polished calf gilt

111. Fletcher Christian | Letters from Mr. Fletcher Christian, London, 1796, nineteenth-century polished calf gilt

John Clerk | Etchings, 1825-1855, 3 vols, contemporary bindings

112. John Clerk | Etchings, 1825-1855, 3 vols, contemporary bindings

Captain Cook | Voyages and Life, 1773-88, 11 volumes, contemporary red morocco, Beckford copy

113. Captain Cook | Voyages and Life, 1773-88, 11 volumes, contemporary red morocco, Beckford copy

Thomas Coryate | Coryat's Crudities, London, 1611, nineteenth century dark green morocco gilt

114. Thomas Coryate | Coryat's Crudities, London, 1611, nineteenth century dark green morocco gilt

W.M. Thackeray | An Essay on George Cruikshank, [n.d.], 3 vols, extensively extra-illustrated

115. W.M. Thackeray | An Essay on George Cruikshank, [n.d.], 3 vols, extensively extra-illustrated

George Cruikshank—Brothers Grimm | German Popular Stories, London, 1823-26, blue morocco gilt by Bedford

116. George Cruikshank—Brothers Grimm | German Popular Stories, London, 1823-26, blue morocco gilt by Bedford

Daniell—Ayton | Voyage Round Great Britain... with A Series of Views, 1814-25, 8 text vols in 2 and 2 boxes of plates

117. Daniell—Ayton | Voyage Round Great Britain... with A Series of Views, 1814-25, 8 text vols in 2 and 2 boxes of plates

Thomas and William Daniell | Oriental Scenery, 3 volumes, London, 1816, nineteenth-century green morocco gilt

118. Thomas and William Daniell | Oriental Scenery, 3 volumes, London, 1816, nineteenth-century green morocco gilt

William Davies | A true relation of the travailes and most miserable captivitie, 1614, the Beckford copy

119. William Davies | A true relation of the travailes and most miserable captivitie, 1614, the Beckford copy

[Daniel Defoe] | The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe..., London, 1719-1720, 3 volumes

120. [Daniel Defoe] | The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe..., London, 1719-1720, 3 volumes

Thomas Frognall Dibdin | The bibliographical Decameron, 1817, 3 volumes, red morocco, the Beckford copy

121. Thomas Frognall Dibdin | The bibliographical Decameron, 1817, 3 volumes, red morocco, the Beckford copy

Thomas Frognall Dibdin | A bibliographical tour in France and Germany, 1821, 4 volumes, calf, Beckford copy

122. Thomas Frognall Dibdin | A bibliographical tour in France and Germany, 1821, 4 volumes, calf, Beckford copy

Thomas Frognall Dibdin | An introduction to... rare and valuable editions, 1827, 2 vols, blue morocco, Beckford copy

123. Thomas Frognall Dibdin | An introduction to... rare and valuable editions, 1827, 2 vols, blue morocco, Beckford copy

Charles Dickens | Works, London, [c.1879], 30 volumes, contemporary maroon half-morocco

124. Charles Dickens | Works, London, [c.1879], 30 volumes, contemporary maroon half-morocco

Elzevir Press | A collection of 17 miniature volumes, in eighteenth-century red morocco bindings

125. Elzevir Press | A collection of 17 miniature volumes, in eighteenth-century red morocco bindings

Raphael Holinshed | Chronicles, London, 1577, 2 volumes, later diced calf, George Steevens copy

126. Raphael Holinshed | Chronicles, London, 1577, 2 volumes, later diced calf, George Steevens copy

J. Jenkins, publisher | The Naval Achievements of Great Britain. London, [1817], nineteenth-century red half morocco

127. J. Jenkins, publisher | The Naval Achievements of Great Britain. London, [1817], nineteenth-century red half morocco

La Fontaine | Contes et nouvelles en vers, Amsterdam [Paris], 1762, 2 volumes, red morocco, Wodhull copy

128. La Fontaine | Contes et nouvelles en vers, Amsterdam [Paris], 1762, 2 volumes, red morocco, Wodhull copy

Las Casas | Narratio regionum Indicarum per Hispanos quosdam devastatarum, Oppenheim, 1614

129. Las Casas | Narratio regionum Indicarum per Hispanos quosdam devastatarum, Oppenheim, 1614

Leslie | De origine moribus, et rebus gestis Scotorum, Rome, 1578, later olive morocco by Clarke & Bedford

130. Leslie | De origine moribus, et rebus gestis Scotorum, Rome, 1578, later olive morocco by Clarke & Bedford

William Lithgow | The totall discourse of the rare adventures, 1632, contemporary calf, Lord North's copy

131. William Lithgow | The totall discourse of the rare adventures, 1632, contemporary calf, Lord North's copy

James Logan | The clans of the Scottish Highlands, 1845-1847, 2 volumes, red pictorial cloth

132. James Logan | The clans of the Scottish Highlands, 1845-1847, 2 volumes, red pictorial cloth

Lucretius | Della natura delle cose, Amsterdam, 1754, 2 volumes, red morocco gilt by Louis Douceur

133. Lucretius | Della natura delle cose, Amsterdam, 1754, 2 volumes, red morocco gilt by Louis Douceur

John B. Papworth | Select Views of London, London, 1816, later red morocco gilt by Birdsall

134. John B. Papworth | Select Views of London, London, 1816, later red morocco gilt by Birdsall

Pierre de Paschal | Henrici II... Elogium, Paris, 1560, in a binding by Claude de Picques for Mary, Queen of Scots

135. Pierre de Paschal | Henrici II... Elogium, Paris, 1560, in a binding by Claude de Picques for Mary, Queen of Scots

J. Richardson and J.H. Nixon | The Eglinton Tournament, London, 1843, contemporary maroon morocco-backed cloth

136. J. Richardson and J.H. Nixon | The Eglinton Tournament, London, 1843, contemporary maroon morocco-backed cloth

Thomas Rowlandson | Loyal Volunteers of London & Environs, [London, 1799], green morocco gilt by Bedford

137. Thomas Rowlandson | Loyal Volunteers of London & Environs, [London, 1799], green morocco gilt by Bedford

Reginald Scot | The discoverie of witchcraft, London, 1584, later calf tooled in period style, Sutherland copy

138. Reginald Scot | The discoverie of witchcraft, London, 1584, later calf tooled in period style, Sutherland copy

Sir Walter Scott | Series of 10 autograph letters signed, to the antiquary Alexander Macdonald

139. Sir Walter Scott | Series of 10 autograph letters signed, to the antiquary Alexander Macdonald

[Shakespeare] Boydell | A collection of prints... dramatic works of Shakespeare, 1803, 2 vols, red morocco

140. [Shakespeare] Boydell | A collection of prints... dramatic works of Shakespeare, 1803, 2 vols, red morocco

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley | Frankenstein, London, 1818, 3 volumes in one, later polished calf

141. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley | Frankenstein, London, 1818, 3 volumes in one, later polished calf

H. Shields and J. Meikle | Famous Clyde Yachts, 1880-87, Glasgow, 1888, 2 copies, original cloth gilt

142. H. Shields and J. Meikle | Famous Clyde Yachts, 1880-87, Glasgow, 1888, 2 copies, original cloth gilt

John Slezer | Theatrum Scotiae, 1693, contemporary panelled calf gilt

143. John Slezer | Theatrum Scotiae, 1693, contemporary panelled calf gilt

[Jonathan Swift] | Gulliver's Travels, London, 1726-27, 3 vols, nineteenth century red morocco gilt by F. Bedford

144. [Jonathan Swift] | Gulliver's Travels, London, 1726-27, 3 vols, nineteenth century red morocco gilt by F. Bedford

Sir William Hamilton | Series of five letters to his nephew Charles Greville, 1779-99

145. Sir William Hamilton | Series of five letters to his nephew Charles Greville, 1779-99

Charles Greville and Sir William Hamilton | Five letters by various correspondents, 1770s-1800s

146. Charles Greville and Sir William Hamilton | Five letters by various correspondents, 1770s-1800s

Emma, Lady Hamilton | A lock of her hair said to be hers, 1790-91

147. Emma, Lady Hamilton | A lock of her hair said to be hers, 1790-91

Emma, Lady Hamilton | Autograph letter signed, to Cornelia Knight, on preparations to flee Naples, 1798

148. Emma, Lady Hamilton | Autograph letter signed, to Cornelia Knight, on preparations to flee Naples, 1798