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Lot 83

AUSONIUS, Decimus Magnus

[EARLY PRINTING] (Latin ). AUSONIUS, Decimus Magnus. ALDINE PRESS 1517

The Ashby copy of the FIRST and ONLY ALDINE EDITION

Lot 101

Samuel, Marcus

Specimen Stamps of the Crown Colonies 1857-1948

Lot 115

Diamond Jenness


Signed 1st Edition

Lot 122

Increase Mather

From An Increase Mather Sermon of 1685

An American Incunable

Lot 126

Robert Louis Stevenson/ Thomas J. Wise

On The Thermal Influence Of Forests

Scarce Iconic Literary Forgery

Lot 132

Iron Eyes Cody - Signed 1st Edition

'How' Indian Sign Talk in Pictures

North American Indian Sign Language Primer

Lot 138

Rudyard KIPLING (1865-1936).

Traffics and Discoveries.

First edition with a DUST-JACKET

Lot 142

Anjanette Vail Van Horn

Conversations Across Realities

A poignant dialogue revealed through thought waves

Lot 148

[James COOK, George VANCOUVER, etc.] - Cavendish PELHAM (compiler, editor).

The World: or, the Present State of the Universe. Being a general and complete collection of modern Voyages and Travels.

Selected, arranged and digested, from the narratives of the latest and most authentic travellers and navigators.

Lot 149

Henry George Wandesforde WOODHEAD & John MACGOWAN


The Yangtse and its problems & Lights and Shadows of Chinese Life.

Lot 153

ELECTRIC LIGHT. – Patrick DREW (inventor) & William CLARK (a patent agent)

A manuscript document on vellum, re. the patent rights granted for ‘an Invention for “Improvements in the electric lamps”’

A Brooklyn inventor secures his rights in Great Britain

Lot 162

Solomon ANDREWS (aeronaut and inventor, 1806-1872). - Daniel WEBSTER (1782-1852,).

An engraved & manuscript U.S. Passport, signed by Webster and Andrews, dated ‘23rd day of June 1852’.

Issued to the man who developed the ‘first self-propelled, steerable airship.’

Lot 164


The Excursion; A poem. By William Wordsworth. A new edition

Pencilled note that the foredges feature 'Grasmere' & 'Storrs' / Windermere

Lot 167

Luigi CANINA (1795-1856)

Pianta Topografica Di Roma Antica ... Delineata Dall'Architetto Cav L.Canina Nell' Anno … MDCCCL.

A fascinating plan of Rome: the locations of the classical buildings and monuments are overlaid onto a map of the modern city

Lot 171

#1 [Tools from the workshop of Denis GOUEY Bookbinding Studio, see]

Two brass rolls, one decorative one simple filet,

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