Fine Books and Manuscripts

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Fine Books and Manuscripts

Fine Books and Manuscripts

Fine Books and Manuscripts

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

191 results sorted by

Lot number (low to high)

Adams, Ansel |  One of 500 copies, signed by Adams

1. Adams, Ansel | One of 500 copies, signed by Adams

Aristotle | First edition in English of Aristotle’s Politics

2. Aristotle | First edition in English of Aristotle’s Politics

Bacon, Sir Francis | A "landmark in the advancement of human learning"

3. Bacon, Sir Francis | A "landmark in the advancement of human learning"

Bacon, Francis | First edition, and the first appearance in print of three of the four tracts

4. Bacon, Francis | First edition, and the first appearance in print of three of the four tracts

Bacon, Francis | First complete edition in English

5. Bacon, Francis | First complete edition in English

Bacon, Francis | A pair of works by the English philosopher and statesman

6. Bacon, Francis | A pair of works by the English philosopher and statesman

Blackstone, William | "A work of the highest importance for the historian and constitutional lawyer"

7. Blackstone, William | "A work of the highest importance for the historian and constitutional lawyer"

[Camden, William] | First edition in English of the True and Royall History of the Famous Empresse Elizabeth

8. [Camden, William] | First edition in English of the True and Royall History of the Famous Empresse Elizabeth

Cather, Willa | A signed first edition

9. Cather, Willa | A signed first edition

Chaucer, Geoffrey | The edition of Chaucer's works which was probably used by Shakespeare

10. Chaucer, Geoffrey | The edition of Chaucer's works which was probably used by Shakespeare

(Chaucer, Geoffrey) — John Wilfred Clarke | A charming illuminated manuscript, with extracts from Chaucer

11. (Chaucer, Geoffrey) — John Wilfred Clarke | A charming illuminated manuscript, with extracts from Chaucer

Coronelli, Vicenzo Maria | First edition of this prolific mapmaker's work

12. Coronelli, Vicenzo Maria | First edition of this prolific mapmaker's work

Donne, John | "No man is an Island, intire of itself..."

13. Donne, John | "No man is an Island, intire of itself..."

Donne, John | First editions of his Six Sermons

14. Donne, John | First editions of his Six Sermons

Donne, John | First editions of the first folio collections of Donne's sermons

15. Donne, John | First editions of the first folio collections of Donne's sermons

Donne, John | The first appearance of his correspondence in a cohesive collection

16. Donne, John | The first appearance of his correspondence in a cohesive collection

Edwards, George | Georges Cuvier’s set of George Edwards’ fine series of ornithological studies

17. Edwards, George | Georges Cuvier’s set of George Edwards’ fine series of ornithological studies

Erasmsus, Desiderius | First edition in English, rarely seen in the market

18. Erasmsus, Desiderius | First edition in English, rarely seen in the market

Froissart, Jean | A primary source for Shakespeare

19. Froissart, Jean | A primary source for Shakespeare

Lichtenstein, Roy, and Allen Ginsberg | Complete set of 10 initialed etchings and aquatints in color by Lichtenstein accompanying Ginsberg's verse

20. Lichtenstein, Roy, and Allen Ginsberg | Complete set of 10 initialed etchings and aquatints in color by Lichtenstein accompanying Ginsberg's verse

[Head, Richard and Francis Kirkman] | Vivid satirical accounts of 17th century debauchery

21. [Head, Richard and Francis Kirkman] | Vivid satirical accounts of 17th century debauchery

Hemingway, Ernest | "The world breaks everyone ..."

22. Hemingway, Ernest | "The world breaks everyone ..."

Henry VIII | A "critical moment in the history of the English Reformation"

23. Henry VIII | A "critical moment in the history of the English Reformation"

Higden, Ranulph | The first illustrated edition of the most influential chronicle in Britain

24. Higden, Ranulph | The first illustrated edition of the most influential chronicle in Britain

Hobbes, Thomas | First edition, first issue of Hobbes's magisterial treatise of political theory

25. Hobbes, Thomas | First edition, first issue of Hobbes's magisterial treatise of political theory

Holinshed, Raphael | Used by Shakespeare as a principal source for many of his plays

26. Holinshed, Raphael | Used by Shakespeare as a principal source for many of his plays

Howard, Robert E. | Weird Tales

27. Howard, Robert E. | Weird Tales

Hugo, Victor | “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”

28. Hugo, Victor | “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”

Kant, Immanuel | Kant's Copernican revolution in philosophy

29. Kant, Immanuel | Kant's Copernican revolution in philosophy

Keynes, John Maynard | Three first editions

30. Keynes, John Maynard | Three first editions

[Langland, William] | The Vision of Pierce Plowman

31. [Langland, William] | The Vision of Pierce Plowman

Lee, Harper | Lawyers, I suppose, were children once

32. Lee, Harper | Lawyers, I suppose, were children once

Locke, John | On "the certainty and the adequacy of human knowledge"

33. Locke, John | On "the certainty and the adequacy of human knowledge"

Lovecraft, H.P. | That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die.

34. Lovecraft, H.P. | That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die.

Lovecraft, H.P. | The horror in the museum

35. Lovecraft, H.P. | The horror in the museum

Machiavelli, [Niccolo] | "In war, discipline can do more than fury"

36. Machiavelli, [Niccolo] | "In war, discipline can do more than fury"

Machiavelli, Niccolo | "This book carryes its poyson and malice in it"

37. Machiavelli, Niccolo | "This book carryes its poyson and malice in it"

Massinger, Philip | First edition, with distinguished provenance

38. Massinger, Philip | First edition, with distinguished provenance

Milne, A. A., and E.H. Shepard |  Four first editions

39. Milne, A. A., and E.H. Shepard | Four first editions

[Milton, John] | The author's first prose work

40. [Milton, John] | The author's first prose work

Milton, John | First collected edition of Milton's poems and the first to bear his name

41. Milton, John | First collected edition of Milton's poems and the first to bear his name

Milton, John | A title scarce enough to be lacking from many fine Milton collections

42. Milton, John | A title scarce enough to be lacking from many fine Milton collections

Milton, John | “The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.”

43. Milton, John | “The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.”

Ortelius, Abraham | The world in your pocket

44. Ortelius, Abraham | The world in your pocket

Plutarch — Philemon Holland [translator] | First complete edition of the Moralia in English

45. Plutarch — Philemon Holland [translator] | First complete edition of the Moralia in English

Poe, Edgar Allan | Cornerstone of cornerstones

46. Poe, Edgar Allan | Cornerstone of cornerstones

(Popish Plot) — “D. G.” [Possibly Gilbert Gifford] | On Cardinal William Allen and the Catholic Plot to Overthrow Elizabeth

47. (Popish Plot) — “D. G.” [Possibly Gilbert Gifford] | On Cardinal William Allen and the Catholic Plot to Overthrow Elizabeth

Prynne, William | "Shackpeers Plaies are printed in the best Crowne paper, far better than most Bibles."

48. Prynne, William | "Shackpeers Plaies are printed in the best Crowne paper, far better than most Bibles."