Fine Books, Maps & Manuscripts
4 Dec 2012, starting at 15:00 EST.

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  • Lot 2001
    CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. 1340?-1400. [The Canterbury Tales. Westminster: William Caxton, 1477.]
    Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 2002
    ILLUMINATED BIBLE LEAF. Illuminated Latin manuscript on vellum, [Paris, c.1330].
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 2003
    ILLUMINATED BREVIARY LEAF.
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 2004
    ILLUMINATED CALENDAR LEAF. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [France, c.1500].
    Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium

  • Lot 2005
    ILLUMINATED CALENDAR LEAF.
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 2006
    ILLUMINATED INITIAL. Historiated initial on an earlier vellum leaf, [probably Italy, the initial 18th century, the leaf 16th century].
    Sold for US$ 6,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 2007
    ILLUMINATED LEAF—BOOK OF HOURS. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, [Northern France, mid or late 15th century].
    Sold for US$ 1,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 2008
    ILLUMINATED LEAVES. 3 illuminated manuscript leaves on vellum from 2 manuscripts, [France, early 15th century].
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 2009
    ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT FACSIMILE. SMITAL, OTTOKAR, EDITOR. Les Croniques de Jherusalem Abregies. Munich: Kurt Wolff, [1924].
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    £710 - 1,100

  • Lot 2010
    LAUTENSACK, HEINRICH. 1881-1919. Des Circkels unnd Richtscheyts auch der Perspectiva und Proportion der Menschen und Rosse. Frankfurt: [Georg Raben for Sigmund Feyerabend and Heinrich Lautensack], 1564.
    Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 2011
    LIVIUS, TITUS. Historiae Romanae decades. Venice: [Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis], November 5, 1491.

    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    £2,400 - 3,600

  • Lot 2012
    LOTTINI, GIOVANNI FRANCESCO. 1512-1573. Italian manuscript on paper, entitled "L'Instruttioni ... sopra l'attioni de Conclavi,"
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    £1,200 - 1,800

  • Lot 2013
    ALEXANDER, JAMES EDWARD. 1803-1885. Travels to the Seat of War in the East.... London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830.

    Sold for US$ 437 inc. premium

  • Lot 2014
    BEAUVOIR, LUDOVIC. 1846-1929. 1. Australie [-Java, Siam, Canton; Pékin, Yeddo, San Francisco]. Voyage autour du monde. Paris: Henri Plon, 1869-1872.
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    £590 - 890

  • Lot 2015
    BINION, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS. 1853-1914. Ancient Egypt or Mizraim. New York: Henry G. Allen & Company, [1887].
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 2016
    BLIGH, WILLIAM. 1754-1817. A Narrative of the Mutiny on Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty; and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat, from Tofua, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies. London: George Nicol, 1790.

    Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 2017
    BOUGAINVILLE, LOUIS ANTOINE. 1729-1811. A Voyage round the World. Performed ... in the years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769.... London: T. Nourse and J. Davies, 1772.

    Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 2018
    BOUVET, JOACHIM. 1656-1730. Portrait Historique de l'Empereur de la Chine. Paris: Robert & Nicolas Pepie, 1698.

    US$ 400 - 600
    £240 - 360

  • Lot 2019
    BURCKHARDT, JOHN LEWIS. 1784-1817.
    Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 2020
    BURNET, GILBERT. 1643-1915. Travels, or Letters containing an account of what seemed most Remarkable in Switzerland, Italy, France and Germany.... Amsterdam: Peter Savouret and W. Fenner, 1687.

    US$ 300 - 500
    £180 - 300

  • Lot 2021
    COOK'S FIRST VOYAGE. COOK, JAMES, AND JOHN HAWKESWORTH. An Account of the Voyages undertaken ... for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere ... by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret and Captain Cook ... drawn up From the Journals ... And from the papers of Joseph Banks. London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773.

    Sold for US$ 6,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 2022
    COOK'S FIRST VOYAGE. PARKINSON, SYDNEY. 1745-1771. A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's Ship, The Endeavour. London: printed for Stanfield Parkinson, sold by Messrs. Richardson & Urquhart [and others], 1773.
    Sold for US$ 6,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 2023
    COOK'S SECOND VOYAGE. COOK, JAMES. 1728-1779. A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed ... In the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. In which is included Captain Furneaux's Narrative ... during the Separation of the Ships. London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1777.
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    £1,800 - 3,000

  • Lot 2024
    COOK'S THIRD VOYAGE. [RICKMAN, JOHN.] Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean on Discovery; performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 ... Faithfully Narrated from the original MS. London: E. Newbery, 1781.
    Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 2025
    COOK'S THIRD VOYAGE. COOK, JAMES, AND JAMES KING. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean ... for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere ... performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780. London: W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1784.
    Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 2026
    COXE, WILLIAM. 1747-1828. Travels in Switzerland. and in the Country of the Grisons. London: for T. Cadell, 1794.
    US$ 700 - 1,000
    £420 - 590

  • Lot 2027
    DELLA VALLE, PIETRO. 1586-1642. The Travels of Sig. Pietro della Valle, a noble roman into East India and Arabia Deserta ... Whereunto is added A Relation of Sir Thomas Roe's Voyage into the East-Indies. London: Printed by J. Macock for Henry Herringman, 1665.
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 2028
    DRAKE, FRANCIS. 1540-1596. Sir Francis Drake Revived. Who is or may be a Pattern to stirre up all Heroicke and active Spirits of these Times ... Being a Summary and true Relation of foure severall Voyages ... to the West-Indies. London: for Nicholas Bourne, [1652]-1653.

    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 2029
    DRAKE, FRANCIS. 1540-1596. Le Voyage curieux, faict autour du Monde.... Paris: Chez Antoine Robinot, 1641.
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 2030
    FLORENCE. Good newes from Florence: of a Famous Victorie Obtained Against the Turkes by the Duke of Florence. London: Edward Griffin for Nathaniel Butter, [1614].
    Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 2031
    FRITH, FRANCIS, photographer. 1822-1898. The Holy Bible. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1865.

    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 2032
    GAGE, THOMAS. c.1596-1656. The English-American his Travail by Sea and Land: or, A New Survey of the West-India's, containing a journall of three thousand and three hundred miles within the main Land of America. London: R. Cotes, sold by Humphrey Blunden and Thomas Williams, 1648.

    Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 2033
    HAKLUYT, RICHARD. c.1552-1616. The Principall Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English nation, made by Sea or over Land, to the most remote and farthest distant Quarters of the earth at any time within the compasse of these 1500 yeeres. London: George Bishop and Ralph Newberie, Deputies to Christopher Barker, 1589.

    Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 2034
    HANWAY, JONAS. 1712-1786. An Historical Account of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea.... London: printed for T. Osborne [and others], 1754.
    US$ 400 - 600
    £240 - 360

  • Lot 2035
    HARCOURT, RUPERT. 1574/5-1631. A Relation of a Voyage to Guiana. Describing the Climat, Scituation, fertilitie, provisions and commodities of that Country.... London: printed by John Beale, for W. Welby, 1613.
    US$ 10,000 - 15,000
    £5,900 - 8,900

  • Lot 2036
    HENNEPIN, LOUIS. 1640-1705? A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America.... London: M. Bentley, J. Tonson, et al, 1698.

    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

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