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Lot 1

Yale College

[AMERICAN PERIODICAL; PROSPECTUS] THE ATHENAEUM. Vol. 1, no. 1 -15. 1814

Complete run of early literary magazine issued by the senior class of Yale College

Lot 5

Samuel PEPYS

Diary of Samuel Pepys

18 volumes in 3/4 morocco

Lot 6

[ANONYMOUS]

Historical Record of the Fifty - Sixth, or the West Essex Regiment of Foot

With one more color plate than called for.

Lot 8

Wm. Lloyd GARRISON, editor

[NEWSPAPER; SLAVERY] THE LIBERATOR Jan. 4, 1839 w/ Contemporary inscription, “Colonization Society “ mentioned

Lot 9

COLONIAL AMERICANA

[WILLS, INVENTORIES & DEEDS] Variety of probate & property papers for 1738-1840's

In an early dome-top stenciled-wallpapered document box

Lot 14

James MEIKLE

[MARITIME ART] Famous Clyde Yachts 1880-87 from original water colour drawings by Henry Shields

25 Classic maritime color plates

Lot 16

[INSCRIBED] Augusta Emma Simmons STETSON

My Spiritual Aeroplane

Rare, no copies online, spirituality from a friend of Mary Baker Eddy

Lot 17

Frank WATERS

Fever Pitch

Rare first edition in a very good dust jacket

Lot 29

Frances Folsom CLEVELAND Preston (1864-1947, First Lady).

4pp. autograph letter to her daughter

with 'free' envelope + associated postcard

Lot 41

‘SARBAN’ [John William WALL (1910-1989)]

The Dollmaker and other tales of the uncanny.

'Sarban' : "a subtle, literate teller of tales, conscious of the darker and less acceptable implications that underlie much popular literature" (The Encyclopedia of…

Lot 44

Owen JONES (1809-1874, designer) – Robert Charles DUDLEY (1826-1909, illustrator).

[King James Version] The Holy Bible, Containing the Old & New Testaments.

Spectacular 'relievo leather' binding designed by Owen Jones

Lot 57

Chris L. DEMAREST (b. 1951).

Benedict Finds a Home [with:] an original watercolor, artwork to the published work

The watercolor illsutrates 'But the neighbors were not very friendly' and is inscribed to the book's designer.

Lot 61

Rex BRASHER (1869-1960).

[Rubythroat Hummingbird]

One plate from a much larger work, numbered '428' and this example signed in ink by Brasher

Lot 67

Terence BARROW

[Tribal Art]  Maori post figure Poutokomanawa & Baga Female Figure, privately issued photographic study

Author of "An illustrated guide to Maori art" & related books; Former Bishop Museum curator

Lot 79

Jerry HOLTMAN

Freak Show Man. the Autobiography of Harry Lewiston as Told to Jerry Holtman

Fine copy of this scarce book

Lot 82

Lucienne DAY, D. WHITEHEAD and others (designers). – [English School, Southsea].

[MCM Survey of the British Textile Industry]. Manuscript title ‘Designers in the Textile Industry…’

Original work - probably executed by a student.

Lot 87

Frank L. WELLS (of Boston, calligrapher).

Alderman Frederick W. Day, subject] A calligraphic memorial album

Alphonse Mucha, looks to have been an influence?

Lot 90

Leverett H. LINES.

Thirty Years of Female Life. A treatise on the diseases of females

An excellent copy and quite rare

Lot 94

Elaine MAY

A copy-typescript of “A Matter of Position”

A play which marked a change in direction for Elaine May.

Lot 98

[William SHAKESPEARE & Anne BANCROFT]. - William GIBSON (1914-2008).

A copy-typescript of “A Cry of Players”

The costume designer’s copy.

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