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Lot number (low to high)
1 Adams, Ansel | One of 500 copies, signed by Adams
2 Aristotle | First edition in English of Aristotle’s Politics
3 Bacon, Sir Francis | A "landmark in the advancement of human learning"
4 Bacon, Francis | First edition, and the first appearance in print of three of the four tracts
5 Bacon, Francis | First complete edition in English
6 Bacon, Francis | A pair of works by the English philosopher and statesman
7 Blackstone, William | "A work of the highest importance for the historian and constitutional lawyer"
8 [Camden, William] | First edition in English of the True and Royall History of the Famous Empresse Elizabeth
9 Cather, Willa | A signed first edition
10 Chaucer, Geoffrey | The edition of Chaucer's works which was probably used by Shakespeare
11 (Chaucer, Geoffrey) — John Wilfred Clarke | A charming illuminated manuscript, with extracts from Chaucer
12 Coronelli, Vicenzo Maria | First edition of this prolific mapmaker's work
13 Donne, John | "No man is an Island, intire of itself..."
14 Donne, John | First editions of his Six Sermons
15 Donne, John | First editions of the first folio collections of Donne's sermons
16 Donne, John | The first appearance of his correspondence in a cohesive collection
17 Edwards, George | Georges Cuvier’s set of George Edwards’ fine series of ornithological studies
18 Erasmsus, Desiderius | First edition in English, rarely seen in the market
19 Froissart, Jean | A primary source for Shakespeare
20 Lichtenstein, Roy, and Allen Ginsberg | Complete set of 10 initialed etchings and aquatints in color by Lichtenstein accompanying Ginsberg's verse
21 [Head, Richard and Francis Kirkman] | Vivid satirical accounts of 17th century debauchery
22 Hemingway, Ernest | "The world breaks everyone ..."
23 Henry VIII | A "critical moment in the history of the English Reformation"
24 Higden, Ranulph | The first illustrated edition of the most influential chronicle in Britain
25 Hobbes, Thomas | First edition, first issue of Hobbes's magisterial treatise of political theory
26 Holinshed, Raphael | Used by Shakespeare as a principal source for many of his plays
27 Howard, Robert E. | Weird Tales
28 Hugo, Victor | “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”
29 Kant, Immanuel | Kant's Copernican revolution in philosophy
30 Keynes, John Maynard | Three first editions
31 [Langland, William] | The Vision of Pierce Plowman
32 Lee, Harper | Lawyers, I suppose, were children once
33 Locke, John | On "the certainty and the adequacy of human knowledge"
34 Lovecraft, H.P. | That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die.
35 Lovecraft, H.P. | The horror in the museum
36 Machiavelli, [Niccolo] | "In war, discipline can do more than fury"
37 Machiavelli, Niccolo | "This book carryes its poyson and malice in it"
38 Massinger, Philip | First edition, with distinguished provenance
39 Milne, A. A., and E.H. Shepard | Four first editions
40 [Milton, John] | The author's first prose work
41 Milton, John | First collected edition of Milton's poems and the first to bear his name
42 Milton, John | A title scarce enough to be lacking from many fine Milton collections
43 Milton, John | “The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.”
44 Ortelius, Abraham | The world in your pocket
45 Plutarch — Philemon Holland [translator] | First complete edition of the Moralia in English
46 Poe, Edgar Allan | Cornerstone of cornerstones
47 (Popish Plot) — “D. G.” [Possibly Gilbert Gifford] | On Cardinal William Allen and the Catholic Plot to Overthrow Elizabeth
48 Prynne, William | "Shackpeers Plaies are printed in the best Crowne paper, far better than most Bibles."