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US Auction #2 - All Lots

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Lot 41

[Richard BRAITHWAITE or BRATHWAIT (1588-1673)]

Drunken Barnaby’s Four Journeys to the North of England. In Latin and English Verse ... To which is added, Bessy Bell.

“The Famous Barnaby Harrington’s Travels to the North”

Lot 42

MEXICO. – George Robert Graham CONWAY. (1873-1945)

Roving Around Tenochtitlan pictured and described by G. R. G. Conway.

limited to just 120 copies, this copy inscribed

Lot 43

SPAIN. - Sir Muirhead BONE (1876-1953) and Lady Gertrude BONE (1876-1962)

Days in Old Spain.

first edition with an original drawing

Lot 44

ENGLAND. DERBYSHIRE, Peak District. - Duke of RUTLAND - Edward BRADBURY (“Strephon”)

Pilgrimages in the Peak: Derbyshire Essays [Dedicated to the Duke of Rutland. Second edition].

with original letters from the dedicatee, the Duke of Rutland

Lot 45

BRITISH NORTH BORNEO Co. - William Burgess PRYER, Frank HATTON & L. S. von DONOP.

[Five works] in five volumes.

collection of rare pamphlets issued by the British North Borneo Co., about what is now Sabah, part of Malaysia

Lot 46

INDIA. - François BERNIER (1620-1688).

Travels in the Mogul Empire, by Francis Bernier. Translated from the French by Irving Brock.

Quite rare Calcutta imprint

Lot 47

PACIFIC & North-West Passage. - Nathaniel PORTLOCK & George DIXON .

An Abridgement of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage Round the World, performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788.

Ex-lot 37 from the first sale: this very nice copy of quite a rare book is here offered again with a slightly lower reserve.

Lot 48

Publius VIRGILIUS Maro.

L'Eneide Di Virgilio, Del Commendatore Annibal Caro.

Lot 49

FINE BINDING & TYPOGRAPHY. - MARTIAL. [Marcus Valerius MARTIALIS].

Epigrammaton libri, animadversi, emendati, et commentariolus luculenter explicati. [by Thomas Farnaby]

Lot 50

[Ortensio LANDO, compilor].

Lettere Di Molte Valorose Donne, Nelle Quali Chiaramente Appare Non Esser Ne Di Eloquentia Ne Di Dottrina Alli Huomini Inferiori

Lot 51

John TILLOTSON, Archbishop of Canterbury (1630-1694, owner?). - Publius VIRGILIUS

P. Virgilii Maronis Opera; nunc emendatiora [edited by Daniel Heinsius]

first edition, first issue, of Virgil's works edited by Heinsius, beautifully produced by the Elzevirs

Lot 52

Queen ELIZABETH, The Queen Mother (1900 – 2002). - Dame Edith SITWELL (1887-1964).

The Atlantic Book of British and American Poetry.

these were offered in our first sale (lot 34), were unsold, and are here offered for a second time.

Lot 53

Malcom LOWRY (1909-1957).

[Three works, ex-Howard Kaminsky collection]

unsold in the first sale - seize this second chance

Lot 54

Ivy COMPTON-BURNETT (1884-1969)

[Eight works, all first editions].

an author who is being 'rediscovered'

Lot 55

René Jules DUBOS (1901-1892).

Louis Pasteur Free Lance of Science by … Dubos. With illlustrations.

specially-bound: looks to be a one-off 'de luxe' copy

Lot 56

PAMPHLETS, belonging to Zoë THOMSON (1835-1913).

“Pamphlets Presented by Their Authors to Zoe Thomson”, a Sammelband

Zoë Thomson, nee Skene, wife of the Archbishop of York, and Rose Tremain's great-grandmother.

Lot 57

[Matthew Gregory LEWIS, Richard Brinsley SHERIDAN, Hannah COWLEY and others]

[A Sammelband of seven plays, one incomplete, first bound up in about 1814]

Lot 58

John Ross DIX (1811 - after 1863, aka John Ross).

The Life of Thomas Chatterton. Including his unpublished poems and correspondence.

no other comparable copies for sale, but there is an unsigned regular size copy for sale at £174.

Lot 59

ORGAN MUSIC - William GRESHAM, organist at the Priory, Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

Psalmody improved containing upwards of seventy portions of the Psalms of David, and thirteen hymns for particular occasions

signed and numbered by William Gresham

Lot 60

F.T. PALGRAVE & J. BOUCHIER (compilers).

[One bound manuscript of circa 1889 + one large paper copy of the revised ‘Golden Treasury’ circa 1891]


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