16 December 2022•14:00 EST•
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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."