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Fine Books and Manuscripts

8 Jun 2016, starting at 13:00 EDT .

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[WELLINGTON, ARTHUR WELLESLEY, DUKE OF. 1769-1859.] DUPLESSI-BERTAUX, JEAN, engraver. Campaigns of Field-Marshal His Grace, The Most Noble Arthur, Duke of Wellington... Detailing all the Celebrated Battles gained by the English Armies, commanded by this Unconquered Hero, from the taking of Seringapatam to the memorable Victory at Waterloo. Paris: Didot Senior for Galignani, [1817].

YOUNG, BRIGHAM. 1801-1877. Letter Signed ("Brigham Young") as Governor of Utah Territory,

ZOLA, EMILE. 1840-1902. Autograph Quotation Signed ("Emile Zola"),

ARISTOTLE. 384-322 B.C.E. De animalibus [De historia animalium. De partibus animalium. De generatione animalium.] Translated by Theodore Gaza; edited by Ludovico Prodocator. Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen de Gheretzem, 1476.

APIAN, PETER. 1495-1552, AND FRISIUS GEMMA. 1508-1555. Cosmographia, sive descriptio universi orbis. Antwerp: Jean Bellère, 1584.

ARCHIMEDES. C.287-212 B.C.E. Archimedis opera quae extant. Novis demonstrationibus, commentariisque illustrata. Per Davidem Ravaltum a Flurantia. Paris: Claude Morel, 1615.

DESCARTES, RENÉ. 1596-1650. Epistolae, patrim ab auctore Latino sermone conscriptae, partim ex Gallico translatae. Amsterdam: Daniel Elzevir, 1668; Blaeu, 1683.

EUCLID. FL. 300 B.C. Elementorum geometricorum, Lib. XV. Basel: Johannes Hervagius, August 1537.

HERO OF ALEXANDRIA. c.10–c.70. Heronis mechanici Liber de machinis bellicis. Venice: Francesco Franceschi, 1572.

PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT. HAFIZ, KHWAJA SHAMS AL-DIN, OF SHIRAZ. Diwan, manuscript on paper, approximately 248 ll (apparently incomplete at end), tall 12mo, [Iran, late 16th century],

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