22 November 2022•12:00 EST•
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Lot number (low to high)
1. Audubon, John James | An original subscriber's copy preserving the wrappers, and with an important provenance
2. Audubon, John James, and James Bachman | A magnificent copy of the "largest successful color plate book project of 19th-century America"
3. Bartram, William | “It is written in the spirit of the old travellers.” — Coleridge
4. Bigelow, Jacob | The first American book with color printing
5. Blackwell, Elizabeth | A subscriber's copy of the expanded German edition of the first herbal illustrated by a woman
6. Bolton, James | An exquisite work of original watercolors of ferns
7. Bonafous, Matthieu | The most authoritative reference on the cultivation of corn
8. Buchoz, Pierre Joseph | The Great Garden of the Universe
9. Bury, Priscilla Susan (Falkner) | A splendid and rare botanical work by a woman artist, with distinguished provenance
10. Catesby, Mark | The "most famous colorplate book of American plant and animal life ..."
11. Catesby, Mark | Catesby's collection of "Curious Trees and Shrubs"
12. Cellarius, Andreas | An outstanding example of atlas production from the Golden Age of Dutch cartography
13. Cook, James, Captain, et al. | The Frank S. Streeter set of the voyages that "form the basis for any collection of Pacific books"
14. Curtis, William | His monumental work on London's flora
15. Dodart, Dionys | "one of the great books in the history of botanical illustration"
16. Donovan, Edward | The first of its kind to deal with India's entomology
17. Donovan, Edwards | First edition of a rare catalog of South Seas insects
18. Doughty, John and Thomas Doughty | The Laird U. Park, Jr. copy of "the first colored-plate sporting book printed in America"
19. Duppa, R[ichard] | The Plesch-de Belder copy of this exceedingly rare work
20. Elliot, Daniel Giraud | "the same rank as Audubon and Edward Lear as a bird-painter"
21. Goos, Pieter | The most aesthetically pleasing of the early Dutch sea-atlases
22. Hughes, Griffith | One of the most important early botanical treatises on Barbados
23. Jefferys, Thomas | "One of the most authoritative and comprehensive atlases of America"
24. Jefferys, Thomas | The rare Neptune Occidental
25. Jefferys, Thomas | The Pierre S. duPont III-Sax copy of the North American Pilot
26. Knapp, Samuel L. | The Jacques Levy copy of this rare work
27. Knorr, Georg Wolfgang | Nearly one thousand shells depicted on 190 plates
28. Lambert, Aylmer Bourke | The Mackenzie-Horticultural Society of New York-de Belder-Von Hoffmann copy; one of twenty-five handcolored copies
29. Long, John | "the most valuable record of Indian life and the fur trade of the period"
30. Loudon, [Jane Wells] | A handsomely bound set of renewed works
31. Martyn, John | The Rous-Fitzwilliam-Hesketh copy of the first botanical book to be illustrated with color-printed plates
32. Martyn, Thomas | Exquisite depictions of shells collected during Captain Cook's three voyages
33. McKenney, Thomas L. and James Hall | An exceptional copy of one of the great color plate books of nineteenth-century America
34. Merian, Maria Sibylla | The rare de-luxe issue of Der Rupsen Begin
35. Merian, Maria Sibylla | Merian's classic study on tropical insects
36. Michaux, André | A groundbreaking monograph on American oaks, the Arpad Plesch copy
37. Michaux, François-André | The first Illustrated Sylva of North America
38. Miller, Philip | The illustrated supplement to Miller's Gardeners Dictionary, with distinguished provenance
39. Mount, William, and Thomas Page | "The Courses and Distances from one Place to Another..." — The Navigator's Bible
40. [Pennant, Thomas] | An extra-illustrated copy of the British Zoology, complete with the supplementary plates
41. [Pennant, Thomas] | One of the earliest English attempts to portray Indian avifauna
42. Redouté, Pierre-Joseph | "But would a rose by any other name would smell as sweet?"
43. Regenfuss, Franz Michael | The most sumptuous illustrated conchological book ever published, with plates colored by the artist's wife
44. Schröter, Johann Samuel | The conchological portion of the celebrated Gottwald cabinet
45. Spaendonck, Gerard Van | "magnificent drawings, brilliantly interpreted in stipple"
46. Thornton, Robert John | The Age of Romanticism fully blooms
47. Trew, Cristoph Jakob — Benedict Christian Vogel | The finest botanical work ever printed in Germany
48. Wied-Neuwied, Maximilian zu, Prince — Karl Bodmer | The greatest illustrated American travel narrative