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    Aesop (c. 620-564 BCE) Fables with his

  • Alamanni, Luigi (1495-1556) La

    Alamanni, Luigi (1495-1556) La

  • Amelot de La Houssaye, Sieur

    Amelot de La Houssaye, Sieur

  • Antiphonal Manuscript in Wooden Boards.

    Antiphonal Manuscript in Wooden Boards.

Lot: 1 - Aesop (c. 620-564 BCE) Fables with his Life in English, French & Latin.

Aesop (c. 620-564 BCE) Fables with his Life in English, French & Latin. London: Printed by William Godbid for Francis Barlow, to be sold by Ann Seile, 1666. Folio, small paper issue, illustrated with engraved title and 109 of 110 etched vignettes by Francis Barlow (c. 1626-1704), lacking portrait and six text leaves: H1, F1, Q1, Q2, Z2 (with illustration to Fable 35), and Ppp2; bound in contemporary boards, back board detached, front board repaired with Japanese tissue, later endleaves and pastedowns, with 19th century armorial Lloyd family bookplate pasted inside the front board, 12 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. Wing A-696; ESTC R21542.

Lot: 2 - Alamanni, Luigi (1495-1556) La Coltivazione & le Api del S. Giovanni Rucellai.

Alamanni, Luigi (1495-1556) La Coltivazione & le Api del S. Giovanni Rucellai. Florence: Filippo Giunti, 1590. Octavo, woodcut printer's devices used on title page, colophon leaf, and on the final leaf (blank but for printer's emblem on verso), text in italic type single column throughout; bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, lacking ffep, some leaves toned, slight water staining, 6 1/4 x 4 in. Alamanni's didactic georgic poem on farming was his most famous work. This edition also includes the Italian humanist poet Rucellai's (1475-1525) blank verse poem inspired by the bees he observed in his family's garden at Quaracchi, in Florence's suburbs. Adams A-412.

Lot: 3 - Amelot de La Houssaye, Sieur Abraham-Nicolas (1634-1706) The History of the Government of Venice.

Amelot de La Houssaye, Sieur Abraham-Nicolas (1634-1706) The History of the Government of Venice. London: Printed by H.C. for John Starkey, 1675. First edition in English, octavo, translated from the French original, Histoire du Gouvernement de Venise, by Lord Falconbridge (c. 1627-1700) [Oliver Cromwell's son-in-law]; title page is a cancel, final leaf Y4 blank and present, bound in later half parchment dyed a mottled brown, with blue paper-covered boards; early inked armorial ownership stamp of Henry Drax Esquire (c. 1693-1755) on verso of title page, some minor worming to inner (gutter) margin, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. Amelot was jailed in the Bastille for publishing this work critical of the Venetian political regime. The work was suppressed in France and notorious throughout Europe. Wing A-2974; ESTC R14759.

Lot: 4 - Antiphonal Manuscript in Wooden Boards. Missa de Pentecostes.

Antiphonal Manuscript in Wooden Boards. Missa de Pentecostes. Spain, 17th century. Folio-format manuscript on parchment, consisting of leaves numbered 4 through 130 (lacking the first three leaves, the text supplied in a later hand on smaller-format wove paper; also lacking three internal text leaves: 121, 122, and 128); containing chants to be sung on the Sundays after Pentecost, beginning with the first Sunday and continuing through to the thirty-third Sunday after Pentecost; text in red and blue throughout, with large display initials done in fancy pen-work; the chants on five-line staves; bound in full contemporary blind-tooled goatskin over heavy wooden boards, catches attached to board edges, lacking the clasps; one large central brass boss on back board, five bosses on front with a later paper label, bottom board edges reinforced with metal; signs of use, generally well-preserved, 18 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.

Lot: 5 - Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556) La Prima [-Seconda] Parte de Ragionamenti.

Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556) La Prima [-Seconda] Parte de Ragionamenti. Stampata, con buono licenza (toltami) nella nobil Citta di Bengodi, ne l'Italia altre volte piu felice [i.e. Amsterdam, circa 1620]. Octavo, false Italian imprint, according to ESTC S120620, the collation of the present work differs from a nearly identical false imprint used by John Wolfe in 1584 for two editions of this title, differing most notably in the collation: A-N8, Aa-Xx8 (Aa1 blank & present), Yy6, AA-GG8, HH3 (lacking HH4 ?blank); bound in contemporary parchment over boards, ex libris Antonius Thomas, with his bookplate inside front board, pencil notes in the margins, some spotting to contents, title with repair, 6 x 4 in.

Lot: 6 - Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556) La Prima [-Seconda] Parte de Ragionamenti.

Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556) La Prima [-Seconda] Parte de Ragionamenti. Stampata, con buono licenza (toltami) nella nobil Citta di Bengodi, ne l'Italia altre volte piu felice [i.e. circa 1650?]. Octavo, one of many copies of this title bearing the same false Italian imprint and date, this example with 522 pages, collating: A-Z8, Aa-Kk8 (Kk7 & Kk8 blank & present); bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, laced case construction, 6 1/4 x 4 in.

Lot: 7 - Aristaenetus (fl. circa 5th or 6th CE) Epistolae Graecae. Cum Latina Interpretatione & Notis. Tertia Editio Emendatior & Auctior.

Aristaenetus (fl. circa 5th or 6th CE) Epistolae Graecae. Cum Latina Interpretatione & Notis. Tertia Editio Emendatior & Auctior. Paris: Marcum Orry, 1610. Third edition, octavo, text printed in Greek and Latin on facing pages, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, title page with contemporary ink ownership inscription, engraved bookplate of the Earl of Jersey, Victor Albert George Child Villiers inside front board, 6 3/4 x 4 in. Aristaenetus left us this collection of fictional erotic and comedic letters modeled on earlier classical examples. "Aristaenetus amazes us with tales of paramours hatching complicated schemes to achieve their desires, while wily go-betweens help smooth their way. He presents us with accounts of unfaithful spouses who barely avoid capture in the midst of hair-raising and amusing infidelities." (Quoted from Peter Bing and Regina Höschele's 2014 English edition published by the Society of Biblical Literature.)

Lot: 8 - Ars Memorandi; Johannes Host von Romberch (c. 1480-c. 1533) Congestorium Artificiose Memorie.

Ars Memorandi; Johannes Host von Romberch (c. 1480-c. 1533) Congestorium Artificiose Memorie. Venice: Melchior Sessa, 1533. Second edition, octavo, A-N8, illustrated with twenty-three text woodcuts, Sessa's woodcut printer's device on final leaf with register, some slight water staining to contents, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, one set of alum-tawed ties intact, worming to covers, parchment tab pasted to fore-edge of one text leaf, slight worming, small hole to title patched; signed by Winship in pencil inside front board, 6 1/4 x 4 in. This remarkable set of woodcuts were inspired by mnemonics, the art and practice of improving and assisting one's memory. Romberch begins with a phrenological image and uses visual aids to create associations between letters and everyday objects and animals. The earliest printed image of a book shop in Europe appears on the verso of leaf 35. Harvard Catalogue 239; Sander 6555. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 9 - Art Collection Catalogues, Four Examples.

Art Collection Catalogues, Four Examples. [Including]: Valentiner's The Henry Goldman Collection, New York: Privately Printed, 1922, oversized quarto, copy number 141 of 200, bound in contemporary half red morocco, front joint cracked, 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.; Baker's Catalogue of the Petworth Collection of Pictures in the Possession of Lord Leconfield; Valentiner's The Clarence H. Mackay Collection, New York: Privately Printed, 1926, copy number 51 of 100, oversized quarto, bound in contemporary half red morocco; [and] Bernard's Cabinet de M. Paignon Dijonval, Paris: L'Imprimerie de Madame Huzard, 1810, large quarto, contemporary half red morocco, marbled paper boards. (4)

Lot: 10 - Benigni, Fortunato. Author's Presentation Copy with ALS. Lettera Sugli Scavi Fatti nel Circondario dell'Antica Treja.

Benigni, Fortunato. Author's Presentation Copy with ALS. Lettera Sugli Scavi Fatti nel Circondario dell'Antica Treja. Macerata: Presso Francesco Mancini Stampatore Dipartimentale, 1812. First edition, engraved vignette to title, with inscription, "Mandato in dono dell'Autore ad Andrea Vici," below the imprint, illustrated with two large folding engravings and eleven full paged plates, (thirteen in total), all related to ancient ruins found at Treia; bound in original publisher's printed limp paper wraps; the letter dated 1812 also addressed from Benigni in Treia to Vici in Rome, on laid paper, with blank conjugate, inserted, both book and letter 8 x 11 in. Benigni's correspondent, Andrea Vici (1743-1817), was an Italian engineer and architect from Marche, the same Italian region where Beigni discovered the Treja ruins detailed in this book. Vici was a student of Luigi Vanvitelli and favored the Neoclassical style. He worked on more than two dozen projects during his career. Benigni was responsible for the first major excavations of ancient finds at Treja, beginning in the 18th century. He found the ancient town's approximate location and was able to unearth walls, church building fragments, as well as the ruins of a convent.

Lot: 11 - Berenger, Richard (1720-1782) The History and Art of Horsemanship.

Berenger, Richard (1720-1782) The History and Art of Horsemanship. London: Printed for T. Davies & T. Cadell, 1771. Additional Images First edition, large quarto, two volumes bound as one, engraved frontispieces present in both volumes, illustrated with fifteen full-paged plates (in addition to frontispieces); text includes an English translation of Xenophon's work on horsemanship and Thomas Pownall's Dissertation on the Ancient Chariot, half-title present in first volume; bound in modern full leather, antique style, 10 1/4 x 8 in. ESTC T127820.

Lot: 12 - Berthault, Pierre (1600-1681) Liber Singularis de Ara.

Berthault, Pierre (1600-1681) Liber Singularis de Ara. Nantes: Petrus Doriou, 1636. First edition, octavo, bound in 18th century full olive morocco, inner gilt dentelles, gilt lettered spine with decorative band tooled at head and tail, blue paste-paper endleaves, contemporary signature to title, 6 1/2 x 4 in. This rare work on the altar bears the arms of the dedicatee, Cardinal Richelieu, on the title. Berthault, a priest in Nantes, includes a historical note (beginning on page 347) regarding an ancient inscription found there. "The Cathedral of Nantes is built upon the ruins of a druidical temple, consecrated to a god called Boulianus, Boul-Janus, or Voldanus, adored in Armorican Gaul." (cf. Leitch Ritchie's Liber Fluviorum: Or, River Scenery of France, London: Bohn, 1857.) Goldsmith B 672.

Lot: 13 - Bible, English, Miniature. The Thumb Bible. Verbum Sempiternum.

Bible, English, Miniature. The Thumb Bible. Verbum Sempiternum. London: Longman & Co., 1849. Third edition, facsimile reprint, 64mo, bound in publisher's blind-stamped leather, lacking clasp, spine repaired with an external coating of glue, many signatures detached, 2 1/8 x 2 in. [Together with] Wilbur Macey Stone's The Thumb Bible of John Taylor, Brookline, MA: the LXIVMOS, 1928, octavo, one of 100 copies printed, publisher's cloth spine, label on front board, binding scuffed, the 1849 Longman edition is #14 in Stone's book, 5 3/4 x 4 in.

Lot: 14 - Bible, German, trans. Martin Luther (1483-1546) Biblia das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Deudsch.

Bible, German, trans. Martin Luther (1483-1546) Biblia das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Deudsch. Wittemberg: Hans Lufft, 1582. Folio, title in red and black within border, illustrated with full-page woodcuts of the creation of Eve (appearing twice) and a portrait of the dedicatee, and dozens of text woodcuts throughout both testaments; the New Testament begins with a woodcut of Melanchthon and Luther at the crucifixion on the title (bottom corner torn away, effectively removing the imprint but not affecting the woodcut); lacking three text leaves: Q3, Q4, & Q5 (pages 87-89) in the New Testament, and the final two leaves (Ccc7 & Ccc8) the final signature badly damaged, repaired with Japanese tissue, and misbound; bound in later parchment over wooden boards, lacking clasps and catches, parchment rumpled and coming away from the boards, worming, some awkwardness to the spine, many faults to the contents, including toning, signs of handling, dog-eared corners, stains, etc., a well-read copy, four leaves in the O.T. printed on one side only with no loss of text; 12 1/4 x 8 in.

Lot: 15 - Bible, Illustrated, French & English. Pictures of the Old and New Testaments, Showing the Most Nottable Historys, in 150 Copper Platis.

Bible, Illustrated, French & English. Pictures of the Old and New Testaments, Showing the Most Nottable Historys, in 150 Copper Platis. [sic] Amsterdam: Reinier & Osua Ottens [ca. 1750]. Quarto, half-title and title in English and French, illustrated with engraved title and 151 full-page plates (the Genesis plate not numbered), with one listing the plates, illustrations always appearing on the recto of the leaf facing typographical text in English and Dutch on the left, titled in the plate in English, French, and Dutch; bound in contemporary boards, rebacked and recornered, 11 x 8 1/2 in. ESTC N477531 listing only the Folger copy worldwide; rare at auction.

Lot: 16 - Bible, Illustrated, Italian. Historia del Testamento Vecchio e Nuovo, Rappresentata con Figure in Rame.

Bible, Illustrated, Italian. Historia del Testamento Vecchio e Nuovo, Rappresentata con Figure in Rame. Venice: Per Antonio Bosio, 1688. Three 12mo volumes illustrated by Domenico Rossetti, with engraved title in the first volume, full-page arms of dedicatee, and 130 text engravings; two printed in error on top of typographical text in volume two; bound in full contemporary uniform limp parchment, 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. Rare at auction; Worldcat lists three copies worldwide.

Lot: 17 - Bible, New Testament, Greek. Nouum Iesv Christi D.N. Testamentum. Ex Bibliotheca Regia.

Bible, New Testament, Greek. Nouum Iesv Christi D.N. Testamentum. Ex Bibliotheca Regia. Paris: Robert Estienne, 1550. Folio, editio regia, edited by Robert Estienne, with alternate readings culled from sixteen different manuscripts printed in the margins; the definitive edition; with Estienne's woodcut basilisk device on main title page repeated on A1, the divisional title for the section with the Pauline and Catholic epistles and the Apocalypse; olive tree device on verso of final leaf; Eusebian canons printed within columns topped with elaborate ornamental woodcut head-pieces; foliated head-pieces throughout, with the cherub head-piece on H7 recto; printed in single column throughout in Claude Garamond's Grecs du Roi; bound in full contemporary or near-contemporary blind ruled and gilt-stamped calf, aeg, with an old rebacking that has failed (front board detached, first few signatures becoming detached), ownership inscription dated 1558 on ffep, "Emptus Monspessuli anno 1558 assibus 32"; 16th century signature of Honoré Besson on title; 17th century ownership description at the foot of the title, "Ex bibliotheca Bert. Juliard sanctae Narbon. ecclesiae theologi," ownership inscription of a Brother Ambrose dated 1626 inside back board; sold by New York City rare book dealer Joseph Martini in the early to mid-20th century, with his collation note and catalogue description pasted inside the front board, some limited marginal water staining, last leaf with vertical creases, 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. Mortimer French 78; Brunet V.737; Schreiber 105.

Lot: 18 - Bible, Psalms in English. trans. George Wither The Psalmes of David Translated into Lyrick-Verse.

Bible, Psalms in English. trans. George Wither The Psalmes of David Translated into Lyrick-Verse. [Amsterdam?] Imprinted in the Neatherlands [sic]: Cornelis Gerrits van Breughel, 1632. 16mo, lacking title page A1 supplied in excellent facsimile, bound in full very dark blue or black pebbled morocco, gilt, aeg., ex libris Thomas Brooke of Armitage Bridge with his armorial bookplate inside front board and with an early manuscript note on rarity inside front board, 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. STC 2735; ESTC S102335; rare at auction.

Lot: 19 - Bible, Psalms in English. trans. William Alexander (1567-1640) The Psalmes of King David translated by King James.

Bible, Psalms in English. trans. William Alexander (1567-1640) The Psalmes of King David translated by King James. London: printed by Thomas Harper, 1637. Octavo, A-Z8 (Z8 blank & present); engraved arms of Charles I by William Marshall (circa 1617-1650) bound opposite engraved title; small engraved portrait of James added, mounted on a larger sheet and tipped in; bound in full contemporary elaborately gilt-stamped black morocco with the initials H.R. on both boards, aeg, very nicely preserved and unsophisticated, sold at the Britwell Court sale in March of 1915, with Quaritch's collation notation dated 1926, "perfect," inside back board, 18th century notes on ffep, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. STC 2736a; ESTC S90836.

Lot: 20 - Bodin, Jean (1529-1596) De la Demonomanie des Sorciers.

Bodin, Jean (1529-1596) De la Demonomanie des Sorciers. Paris: Jacques du Puys, 1580. First edition, quarto, bound in full 17th century French speckled calf, spine gilt-tooled (small chunk missing from top spine compartment, front joint starting to split), headlines trimmed, last few leaves with waterstaining, final leaf mounted, old library stamp to verso of title, generally good, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. Bodin's influential work on the legal persecution of those accused of witchcraft delves deeply into the idea that people could form pacts with the devil. He also maintained that through enchantments demonic malefactors could persuade judges to sympathize with accused sorcerers and that actual evidence of alleged witchcraft was not necessary to obtain lawful conviction, arguing that confessions gained through torture should be admissible in court.

Lot: 21 - Brant, Sebastian (1458-1521) Stultifera Navis.

Brant, Sebastian (1458-1521) Stultifera Navis. [Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs, after 1 March 1497]. Reprinted in Nuremberg from the edition of Basel: Johann Bergmann de Olpe, 1 March 1497. Octavo, A8, b-s8, t1 (lacking final three leaves: t2, t3, & t4 containing the register); text printed in gothic type, translated from German to Latin by Jacob Locher (1471-1528), illustrated with 117 text woodcuts, small holes to title repaired; bound in alum-tawed and blind-decorated sheep or goatskin over wooden boards with central brass clasp, 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. Brant's popular satirical allegory contains 112 short pieces meant to mock the church, the ruling classes, scholars, everyone had the potential to a act the fool. For Brant, no one was safe. As a book, the fully-illustrated approach brings it near to the status of a graphic novel. Representations of so many dozens of scenes of the everyday life of ordinary people in Europe circa 1497 sets it apart from many other illustrated books of the incunabula period, as woodcuts in this period most often depict Biblical subjects, royalty, historical figures, and characters found in the ancient classics. The Ship of Fools is a solid landmark in vernacular literature, and provided a necessary stop on the way to the development of the novel and other forms of early modern secular literature. Goff B1087; H 3747*; Schramm XVIII p. 21; Schr 3568; IGI 2045; IBP 1235; Sajó-Soltész 802; SI 910; Madsen 860; Martín Abad B-222; Ohly-Sack 702; Voull(B) 608 = 1909,10; Günt(L) 281; Schlechter-Ries 410; Walsh 816; Bod-inc B-507; Sheppard 1651; Pr 7775; BMC II 471; GW 5055; ISTC ib01087000. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 22 - Budé, Guillaume (1467-1540) De Asse, et Partibus eius, Libri V.

Budé, Guillaume (1467-1540) De Asse, et Partibus eius, Libri V. Lyon: Sebastian Gryphius, 1551. Octavo, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of last leaf, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, diagonal corner trimmed away from title with loss of one letter, some toning to contents, fore-edge margin worm trail very neatly repaired sometimes affecting side notes, 6 3/4 x 4 in. Adams B-3110.

Lot: 23 - Buonaventura, Federico (1555-1602) Anemologiae Pars Prior. Id est Affectionibus, Signis, Cavsisque Ventorum ex Aristotle, Theophrasto,

Buonaventura, Federico (1555-1602) Anemologiae Pars Prior. Id est Affectionibus, Signis, Cavsisque Ventorum ex Aristotle, Theophrasto, ac Ptolomeo Tractatus. Urbino: Apud Bartholomaeum, & Simonem Ragusios Fratres, 1593. First edition, quarto, part one only, (part two published with its own title page dated 1592); engraved vignette to title, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, some spotting to contents, 8 x 5 3/4 in. This work contains Buonaventure's translation and annotations on Theophrastus's De Ventis; the same on Ptolemy's Innerrantium Stellarum Apparitiones (including excerpts from Columella and Pliny on the same subject). Adams B-3281; rare at auction.

Lot: 24 - Capiferreus, Franciscus Magdalenus (d. 1632); Council of Trent. Elenchus Librorum Omnium tum in Tridentino.

Capiferreus, Franciscus Magdalenus (d. 1632); Council of Trent. Elenchus Librorum Omnium tum in Tridentino. Rome: Impressores Cam[erales], 1632. 12mo, [bound with] the broadside, Decretum Sacrae Congregationis, Rome: Ex Typographia Rev. Camere Apost., 1633, tipped in inside the back board, folded, a few ownership rubber stamps on front board and here and there in the text, toning to contents, bound in contemporary parchment, 5 3/4 x 3 in. This interesting compendium of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum includes the latest in books to avoid, including anti-Jesuit polemics, the letters of Scaliger, and many others.

Lot: 25 - Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: and his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha.

Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de (1547-1616) The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: and his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha. London: Printed by Thomas Hodgkin and sold by William Whitwood, 1687. First illustrated edition in English, folio, illustrated with full-page engraved frontispiece and seven (of eight) full-page plates each with two images; translation by John Phillips (Milton's nephew); signature trimmed from blank margin at head of title; bound in later half morocco with marbled paper boards, front board detached, 12 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. Wing C-1774; ESTC R8126.

Lot: 26 - Children's Chapbooks, Two 18th Century English Examples.

Children's Chapbooks, Two 18th Century English Examples. Including: Richard Johnson's (1734-1793) The Hermit of the Forest and the Wandering Infants, a Rural Fragment Embellished with Cuts, London: Printed for E[lizabeth] Newbery, 1794, 16mo, single signature, title, 5-30, lacking the preliminary blank and last leaf (and possibly page 3/4), with small woodcut text illustrations, worn and toned, lacking the bottom half of page 5/6 horizontal tear through first four leaves with losses, housed in a modern folder, 4 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. ESTC N17615 showing UCLA copy only in the U.S., Bodleian only in the U.K., no other copies worldwide; Roscoe, J161 (2); Worldcat lists copies at NYPL and Oxford University. [Together with] The History of Valentine and Orson, [Nottingham]: Printed [by Charles Sutton] for the Company of Walking Stationers, [1790?], octavo, woodcut to title, 16 pages, deckle edges, bound in 19th century half red morocco, toning and spotting, 6 1/2 x 4 in.; ESTC N9051; Cropper, P. J. Nottinghamshire Printed Chap-books, 17.

Lot: 27 - David, Joannes (1545-1613) Occasio Arrepta Neglecta Huius Commoda: Illius Incommoda.

David, Joannes (1545-1613) Occasio Arrepta Neglecta Huius Commoda: Illius Incommoda. Antwerp: Platin Moretus, 1605. First edition, quarto, engraved title page, divisional title with engraved printer's mark; illustrated throughout with twelve engraved emblems, bound in full contemporary parchment, lacking ties, marginalia inside front board and scattered in the text, 8 x 6 in.

Lot: 28 - De Rossi, Giovanni Bernardo (1742-1831) Bibliotheca Judaica Antichristiana qua Editi et Inediti Judaeorum adversus Christianam Religion

De Rossi, Giovanni Bernardo (1742-1831) Bibliotheca Judaica Antichristiana qua Editi et Inediti Judaeorum adversus Christianam Religionem Libri Recensentur. Parma: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1800. First edition, large octavo, bound in half parchment and marbled paper boards, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. De Rossi was a Christian Hebraist and professor of Oriental languages in Parma. He studied ancient Hebrew texts and employed his understanding of bibliography and typography whn lecturing and publishing. The present work is a list of anti-Christian writers in the Jewish tradition, organized alphabetically by name.

Lot: 29 - De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo (1754-1827) Scherzi Poetici e Pittorici.

De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo (1754-1827) Scherzi Poetici e Pittorici. Parma: Bodoni 1795. Octavo, illustrated with Etruscan-style etched title and forty full-page plates, uncolored; bound in contemporary mottled half leather and marbled paper boards, 8 x 5 in.

Lot: 30 - Dell'Ottonaio, Giovanni Battista (1482-1527) Canzoni, o Vero Mascherate Carnascialesche.

Dell'Ottonaio, Giovanni Battista (1482-1527) Canzoni, o Vero Mascherate Carnascialesche. Florence: Torrentino, 1560. First separate edition with revisions and additions, octavo, woodcut printer's device on title and last leaf, text in single column in italic type throughout, some minor toning to contents, bound in modern half parchment with printed paper boards, 6 1/2 x 4 in. Gamba 693; Admas O-419.

Lot: 31 - Dibdin, Thomas Frognall (1776-1847) The Bibliomania; or, Book Madness.

Dibdin, Thomas Frognall (1776-1847) The Bibliomania; or, Book Madness. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme by Savage, 1809. First edition, large octavo, title page printed in red and black with woodcut vignette based on Brant's foolish book collector, untrimmed, some spotting to contents, ex libris George Richard Mackarness (1823-1883), the Bishop of Argyll, with his bookplate; half calf, front board detached, 9 x 5 1/2 in.

Lot: 32 - Dubouchet, Pierre (1737-1818) Au Nom de la Republique Française, Une et Indivisible. Dubouchet Représentant du Peuple, aux Administrate

Dubouchet, Pierre (1737-1818) Au Nom de la Republique Française, Une et Indivisible. Dubouchet Représentant du Peuple, aux Administrateurs du District de Provins. Provins: Citoyen Michelin, père, Imprimeur-Libraire de la Ville & du District, 29 Oct. 1793. Broadside, typographically printed on laid paper, formerly folded in quarters; 21 x 16 1/2 inches. This political broadside was printed during the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. Dubouchet represented the district of Provins, Seine-et-Marne, a suburb of Paris. "Dubouchet implemented Revolutionary measures such as dechristianization and the tax on the rich, and he conducted purges to put sans-culottes in charge. Although hundreds were placed under suspicion during his three-month-long mission and dozens jailed, some for long periods, those suspected of serious crimes were sent to Paris to be judged. Nobody was killed in the Seine-et-Marne, though some citizens of the department were executed by Paris's Revolutionary Tribunal." (cf. Jeff Horn's The Making of a Terrorist: Alexandre Rousselin and the French Revolution, Oxford University Press, 2020, page 63 ff.) This broadside orders the destruction of all dungeons, fortified castles, and any other monuments of ancient feudalism. Whether these structures are old or new, with or without turrets, bastions, or battlements, they must be destroyed if they are surrounded by a moat with a drawbridge or any other evidence of feudalism. A rare imprint, not in OCLC nor in Bibliothèque National.

Lot: 33 - Dutch Gilt or Brocade Decorative Paper.

Dutch Gilt or Brocade Decorative Paper. Austria or Germany, 19th century. Single sheet of wove paper stained yellow and printed with images of twenty saints and others, including a crucifixion and a Madonna with child titled, "Maria Zell"; printed in copper-colored ink within a heavy border, the sheet uncut, with a central fold, some oxidation to metallic ink, spotting, 16 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. The Austrian attribution of this sheet is speculative, as most of these papers were produced in Germany. However, the woodcut titled Mariazell may be a reference to the Austrian city of that name. Other saints depicted include Florian, George, Joseph, Francis, Thomas, John, Barbara, Anna, Thecla, Nicholas, Ursula, Theresa, Elizabeth, Catherine, Jacob, Stephen, Paul, and Peter.

Lot: 34 - Early Books, Dutch Imprints, Five Titles in Four Volumes.

Early Books, Dutch Imprints, Five Titles in Four Volumes. Including: Janus Dousa's Bataviae Hollandiaeq Annales, Leiden: Ex Officina Plantiniana aupd Ralphelengium, 1601, quarto, in full contemporary calf boards; Rousset's Relation Historique de la Grande Revolution Arrivée dans la République des Provinces-Unies en M.DCC.XLVII, Amsterdam: Ryckhoff, [n.d. circa 1747], quarto, marbled paper-covered boards; Pieter Nuyts's De Bredaasche Klio, Amsterdam: Lescailje, 1697, quarto, engraved title, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards; [and] De Voornaamste en Minstbekende Bijzonderheden [...] Breda in den Jaare 1793, Bergen: Zoom et al., [1793]; [bound with] Sententie tegen Alexander, Grave van Bylandt, Amsterdam: Bom et al., [1793], both octavos and untrimmed throughout, in half leather with marbled paper boards. (4)

Lot: 35 - Early Polish Imprints, Two Examples, 1692 and 1745.

Early Polish Imprints, Two Examples, 1692 and 1745. Including: Johannes de Caulibus's Zywot Pana y Boga Naszego Iezusa Chrystusa, Cracow: Drvkarni Akademickiey, 1692, quarto, illustrated with small religious woodcuts throughout, text in Polish, printed in Gothic letter, bound in full letter, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.; [and] Piotr Jacek Pruszcz's Kleynoty Stolecznego Miasta Krakowa, Warsaw: Drukarni Akademickiey, 1745, quarto, full-paged engraving of the Virgin Mary, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (2) The Pruszcz title is a guidebook to the churches of Krakow with many additions by Michal Siejkowski (1695-1752). It was originally published in 1647. The Caulibus title is a vernacular devotional work that was first published in 1522. Worldcat lists only the National Library of Poland copy as holding this particular edition.

Lot: 36 - Estienne, Charles (1504-1564) De Vasculis Libellus, Adulescentulorum Causa ex Bayfio Decerptus, Addita Vulgari Latinarum Vocum Interpre

Estienne, Charles (1504-1564) De Vasculis Libellus, Adulescentulorum Causa ex Bayfio Decerptus, Addita Vulgari Latinarum Vocum Interpretatione. Paris: Robert Stephanus, 1536. Octavo, A-D8, bound in 19th century half sheep with red paper boards, some paper repairs to inner margins, a good candidate for restoration, otherwise crisp internally, 6 x 4 in. In this work for children, Estienne describes different ancient Roman vessels. He also includes names of the different forms in French (in italics), and Greek, and ends with an alphabetical index. Adams B-54; BM STC French 39.

Lot: 37 - Estienne, Robert (1503-1559) Alphabetum Graecum.

Estienne, Robert (1503-1559) Alphabetum Graecum. Paris: Roberti Stephani Typographi Regii, 1543. First edition, octavo, A-B8; woodcut device to title page, text in Greek and Latin throughout, rare, not in Schreiber or Renouard; bound in later patterned paper over thin boards, somewhat dusty, very narrow spine cracked at head and tail, 7 x 4 1/4 in. This Greek primer was printed with Claude Garamond's first font of Greek type, the elegant Grecs du Roi.

Lot: 38 - Euripides, Sophocles, & Aeschylus A Collection of Greek Tragedies.

Euripides, Sophocles, & Aeschylus A Collection of Greek Tragedies. Geneva: Henri Estienne, 1557; [and] Geneva: Paulus Stephanus, 1602 & 1603. Three titles bound in five large octavo volumes with title pages and prefatory material for all three bound in the first volume and thirty-three plays broken out separately and bound in an order determined by a former owner, all content pulled from the following titles: Euripidis Tragoediae quae extant. Cum Latina Gulielmi Canteri Interpretatione, Geneva: Excudebat Paulus Stephanus, 1602; Sophoclis Tragoediae Septem. Una cum omnibus Graecis Scholiis, & Latina Viti Winsemij ad Verbum Interpretatione, Geneva: Paulus Stephauns, 1603; [and] Aeschyli Tragoediae VII, Ex Officina Henricus Stephanus, 1557; volumes II-V contain individual plays of Aeschylus in Greek, and of Euripides and Sophocles in Greek and Latin; the material from the three titles bound up as a set with blank leaves for notes inserted between plays; when the plays do not break evenly with the pages, any missing lines have been provided in manuscript on the adjacent blank; bound in uniform 17th century sprinkled calf, spines and boards tooled in gilt, headcaps chipped, joints cracked, ex libris Camden with armorial engraved bookplates, marginal notes, 9 x 6 in. This interesting custom remixed compilation of texts is practically impossible to collate, as it pulls from three separate publications. Therefore, any statement of completeness is inherently fraught. However, thirty-three plays are present in the collection and since the Sophocles and Aeschylus publications mention seven plays in their titles, and Euripides's surviving output comes in at nineteen extant tragedies, it seems that all plays are represented, as follows. Volume I: title pages and prefatory material. Volume II: Prometheus Bound, Danaïdes, Ion, The Bacchae, Medea, Hippolytus, Alcestis, Hercules Furens, The Trachiniae, and Children of Heracles. Volume III: Oedipus Tyrannus, Oedipus at Colonus, The Seven against Thebes, Phoenissae, Antigone, and The Suppliants. Volume IV: Agamemnon, Choephori, Electra (Sophocles), Electra (Euripides), Orestes, Eumenides, Iphigenia in Aulis, and Iphigenia in Tauris. Volume V: The Trojan Women, Hecuba, Andromache, Helena, Rhesus, Ajax, Philoctetes, Cyclops, and The Persians. Aeschylus: Renouard 116 no 5, Schreiber 145; Euripides: Renouard 196 no. 11; Sophocles: Renouard 196 no. 12, Schreiber 273.

Lot: 39 - Fénelon, François (1651-1715) Les Aventures de Télémaque.

Fénelon, François (1651-1715) Les Aventures de Télémaque. Paris: Chez Didot et al. de l'Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1785. Two large quarto volumes, printer's vignette to title, illustrated with engraved title in first volume, twenty-two engraved divisional titles (one for each book of the tale), and seventy-two full-page engravings (three for each book, thirty-six in each volume) both half-titles present; large untrimmed copies with deckle edges throughout, bound in contemporary green paper-covered boards, many page number placements noted in manuscript at the foot of the plate, possibly a by-product of the production process and meant to be trimmed away, 14 x 10 1/4 in.

Lot: 40 - Fontaine, Charles (b. 1514) Figures du Nouveau Testament.

Fontaine, Charles (b. 1514) Figures du Nouveau Testament. Lyon: Jan de Tournes, 1558. Octavo, A-F8, G4, title page printed within elaborate frame with filigree designs, illustrated with ninety-six woodcuts (including two repetitions) by Bernard Salomon (1506-1561); bound in full 19th century French crushed morocco by Trautz-Bauzonnet, spine lettered in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, aeg, rubbed and scratched, a tall copy, 6 1/4 x 4 in. In the printer's letter to the reader, de Tournes describes the organization of this "livret." The images are presented with brief explanatory verses to facilitate a better understanding of the Christian and Catholic tenets of faith, "pour recreacion à l'oeil, ayde à la memoire, & contentement à l'esprit." Mortimer French 85 (1556 edition).

Lot: 41 - Fulgentius of Ruspe (462-533 CE) Opera.

Fulgentius of Ruspe (462-533 CE) Opera. [Hagenau: Impensis Koberorum Norinbergensium, in off. Thomae Anshelmi, 1520.] First edition, folio, title page printed within large woodcut compartment; divisional title for Opuscula Maxentii Iohannis Servi Dei Theologi Antiqui within a different architectural woodcut compartment with putti and a bear; large historiated woodcut initials, final leaf (F6) with bottom half trimmed away, with the loss of the colophon and printer's mark; several contemporary or near-contemporary inscriptions to title and front pastedown, extensive marginalia; bound in contemporary half tanned sheepskin over wooden boards, tooled in blind, catches present, lacking clasps, joints cracked but boards attached, some worming, unsophisticated, 11 3/4 x 8 in. The work is that of two 6th-century Christian authors. The editor is German humanist Willibald Pirckheimer (1470-1530). The work is dedicated to the author's sister Caritas Pirckheimer (1467-1532), Abbess of Saint Clara's in Nuremberg. The main and divisional title page compartment borders are both attributed to Hans Baldung Grien (1484-1545). Adams F-1136. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 42 - Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642) Dialogo.

Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642) Dialogo. Florence [i.e. Naples], 1710. Second edition in Italian (printed clandestinely as the first edition of Galileo's Dialogo was banned by the Vatican) quarto, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, text illustrations, bound in full contemporary limp prachment, older signature to title and ffep, modern bookplate inside front board; foxing to contents and some occasional spotting, 9 x 6 3/4 in. This edition contains essays by Kepler and Antonio Foscarini that seek to bring Galileo's findings into line with Vatican teachings. The text also includes the Vatican's condemnation and the statement Galileo was forced to make disavowing his own work. Carli & Favaro 413; Cinti 168; Gamba 476.

Lot: 43 - Germain, Pierre, le Roman (1703-1783) Elements d'Orfevrerie Divisés en Deux Parties de Cinquante Feuilles.

Germain, Pierre, le Roman (1703-1783) Elements d'Orfevrerie Divisés en Deux Parties de Cinquante Feuilles. Paris: Se Vendent Chez l'Auteur, Place du Carousel à l'Orfevererie du Roy, 1748. First edition, small folio, two parts in one volume, both signed on title pages by Germain; "avec privilege du Roy" also written in a contemporary hand below the imprint date in first part; both parts engraved throughout, illustrated with 100 full-page plates of various rococo wares for churches and wealthy patrons' homes; some water staining to part two, bound in contemporary half speckled sheepskin, marbled paper-covered boards, two labels on spine, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. Germain's work was the largest model book for silver- and goldsmiths of its time. A valuable reference to subsequent craftspeople, it has been reprinted, including in Diderot's Encyclopedie. Germain was a royal goldsmith, nearly every design illustrated is his own, with the inclusion of several etchings of sketches by Jacques Roettiers (1707-1784). Roettiers was commissioned to create work for the Dauphin that was uncompleted at the time this book was published. For more, see Hélène Cavalié's "Un manuel d'ornements et son influence : les Éléments d'orfèvrerie de Pierre Germain," https://books.openedition.org/editionscnrs/27751?lang=en.

Lot: 44 - Gervasoni, Carlo (1762-1819) Esempi della Scuola della Musica.

Gervasoni, Carlo (1762-1819) Esempi della Scuola della Musica. Italy, early 19th century. Quarto format musical manuscript on laid paper consisting of calligraphic title and ninety-five numbered leaves, each with a musical lesson whose title is at the top in a fine secretarial hand, brown ink throughout, text of each leaf within a double border with bars below, on rectos only, beginning with four leaves of "Caratteri Musicali," followed by four leaves of lessons each for soprano, contralto, tenor, and basso cantante voices, gravicembalo (an early piano), followed by multiple lessons for organ, violin, cello, double bass, French horn, oboe, flute, exercises to demonstrate tenets of musical theory, including counterpoint, chords, cadence, modulation, movement, phrasing, period, melody, rules of harmony, followed by examples of instrumental sonatas, duets, trios, quartets, quintets, symphonies, vocal solos, duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and ending with six leaves dedicated to the "Otto Reali," bound in full contemporary marbled sheepskin with streaks in browns and green, gilt-tooled boards and spine, and marbled endleaves, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. In Piacenza, circa 1800, Niccolò Orcesi published a work that closely resembles the present manuscript. It bears the same title and consists of 100 leaves of musical examples printed on rectos only. The Esempi was meant to be a companion to Gervasoni's Scuola della Musica, but the connection between this manuscript and the printed version is unclear.

Lot: 45 - Glanvill, Joseph (1636-1680) The Vanity of Dogmatizing: or Confidence in Opinions Manifested in a Discourse of the Shortness and Uncert

Glanvill, Joseph (1636-1680) The Vanity of Dogmatizing: or Confidence in Opinions Manifested in a Discourse of the Shortness and Uncertainty of Our Knowledge. London: by E. C[otes] for Henry Eversden, 1661. First edition, octavo, bound in full early calf, worn and rebacked, some minor dampstaining to contents, 6 x 3 3/4 in. " The Vanity of Dogmatizing attacked scholastic dogmatism, to which Glanvill opposed the experimental method. He admitted that universal laws could not be established in this way, but for him a scientific approach was the best available method for gaining knowledge and control over nature." (cf. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Joseph-Glanvill#ref47969) Wing G-834; ESTC R3090.

Lot: 46 - Gregorian Chants, Cistercian. Missae Unica Voce cum Organo, vel since Organo Concinendae loco earum, quae Cantu Gregoriano cantari sole

Gregorian Chants, Cistercian. Missae Unica Voce cum Organo, vel since Organo Concinendae loco earum, quae Cantu Gregoriano cantari solent. Ad usum Chori, Congregationis Monachorum Reformatum S. Bernadi Ord. Cisterciensis. Rome: Apud Mascardum, 1704. Quarto, woodcut vignette with fruit basket to title, woodcut initials, music printed on five staves; text also includes three leaves with chants added in manuscript; bound in contemporary parchment, folding, edge curling, other signs of use, tears, 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. Rare, no copies in Worldcat, the earliest copy with this title listed is 1728; rare at auction.

Lot: 47 - Gutowski, Waleryjan (1629-1693) Panegiryczne Niektore Dyskursy Duchowne.

Gutowski, Waleryjan (1629-1693) Panegiryczne Niektore Dyskursy Duchowne. Crackow: Krzystof Schedel, 1675. First and only edition, quarto, bound in attractive and well-preserverd full contemporary blind stamped and tooled calf; ex libris painter and art collector Jozefina Potocka (1752-1798), with her signature on the title page, along with the Biblioteka Tulczynska stamp, 7 1/2 x 6 in. Worldcat shows five copies worldwide.

Lot: 48 - Harrington, Sir James (1611-1677) The Common-Wealth of Oceana.

Harrington, Sir James (1611-1677) The Common-Wealth of Oceana. London: Printed by J. Streater for Livewell Chapman, 1656. First edition, small folio, lacking portrait, a variant of the edition with "Printed for D. Pakeman" in imprint, title page printed in red and black, bound in older boards, rebacked, browning and spotting to contents, 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.. Pforzheimer 449; Wing H-809; ESTC R18610.

Lot: 49 - Hieronymus, Saint Jerome (c. 342-420 CE) Divi Hieronymi in Vitas Patrum Perecelebre Opus.

Hieronymus, Saint Jerome (c. 342-420 CE) Divi Hieronymi in Vitas Patrum Perecelebre Opus. Lyon: [Printed by Jacob Sacbon for] Jacob Huguetan, 1512. Folio, title page printed in red and black with woodcut vignette of Jerome at his desk, consulting a book; with Huguetan's device on final leaf; bound in full contemporary English calf over oak boards tooled in blind with a rolled tool with Tudor roses, a castle motif, and fleur-de-lis; with extensive contemporary and near-contemporary Latin inscriptions (and English names) to title and in the text; formerly rebacked, both boards detached, catches present, lacking clasps, later pastedowns and flyleaves, 9 3/4 x 7 in. The vignette on the title is the same used by George Parker Winship for his personal bookplate, a copy of which is inserted in this copy. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 50 - Homer. John Ogilby (1600-1676) trans. Homer his Iliads Translated, Adorn'd with Sculpture, and Illustrated with Annotations.

Homer. John Ogilby (1600-1676) trans. Homer his Iliads Translated, Adorn'd with Sculpture, and Illustrated with Annotations. London: Printed by Thomas Roycroft, to be had at the Author's House in Kings-head Court within Shoe-Lane, 1660. First edition of Ogilby's translation, folio, title page printed in red and black, added engraved title and portrait of Ogilby, and full-page plate of a statue of Homer, without the portrait of Charles II; the story illustrated with fifty full-page plates; preliminary leaf b1 in the Life of Homer fore-edge margin trimmed away with losses to a few words in the verses at the top; c3 in the same section trimmed in a similar way to a lesser extent, leaving about an inch of margin beyond the text; first leaf of book II (31/32) with an old horizontal tear across the page mended with tissue; other short tears, other signs of use; red color added to bleeding wounds in some plates; ex libris Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford (1608-1711) with his engraved armorial bookplate dated 1703 pasted on verso of typographical title, signature on ffep, and Woburn Abbey book label pasted inside front board; ex libris Harvard College, given in memory of Lionel de Jersey (Harvard 1915 killed in action in the First World War in 1918); de-accessioned with circular release stamp initialed in pencil by William A. Jackson on bookplate and verso of typographical title; ex libris John B. Doukas with bookplate inside back board; bound in modern full bonded leather with central portions of the presumable original leather panels inset; 16 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. ESTC R26673; Wing H-2548.

Lot: 51 - Hope, Thomas (1769-1831) Household Furniture and Interior Decoration.

Hope, Thomas (1769-1831) Household Furniture and Interior Decoration. London: T. Bensley for Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, 1807. Additional Images First edition, oversized folio, half-title present, fifty-three leaves of explanatory text printed in letterpress followed by sixty full-paged engravings; bound in half leather and marbled paper boards, gilt tooled and lettered spine, 18 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.

Lot: 51A - Huttich, Johannes (1480-1544) and Simon Grynaeus (1493-1541) Novus Orbis Regionum Insularum Veteribus Incognitarum.

Huttich, Johannes (1480-1544) and Simon Grynaeus (1493-1541) Novus Orbis Regionum Insularum Veteribus Incognitarum. Basel: Johannes Hervagen, 1537. Additional Images Folio, final leaf blank but for printer's mark present in this copy, illustrated with two text woodcuts; lacking the folding map; bound in full contemporary parchment, contents very good with some spotting at the end, housed in a custom folding case, lacking ties, chipped at tail lacking endband, 12 1/2 x 8 in. Adams G1337; Alden 537/14; Burmeister 62; Sabin 34103.

Lot: 52 - Illustrated Incunabula Fragment. Mer des Histoires.

Illustrated Incunabula Fragment. Mer des Histoires. Lyon: Jean Du Pré, 20 August 1491. Folio, consisting of fifty-seven leaves, most with woodcuts, including very large initials, full-page images, and some repeats, also includes a colophon for the first volume and a striking xylographic and decorated capital L showing Saint George slaying the dragon, with lively grotesque images along the fringes of the letter; some staining and worming, generally fresh, disbound, approximately half of the leaves 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in., the others 13 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.

Lot: 53 - Italian Costume Albums: Three Examples.

Italian Costume Albums: Three Examples. Including: Raccolta di Costumi di Roma Vicinanze Incisi all'acquaforete da Gio. Antonioli, [?Rome, circa 1815], folio format, in original paper wrappers titled, Costumi, illustrated with engraved title and twelve etchings, 12 x 8 1/4 in.; [Together with] two oblong octavo-format works by Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835): Nuova Raccolta di Costumi di Roma e sue Vicinanze, Rome, 1838, fifty plates on wove paper, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; [and] an untitled work on the same theme circa 1813 containing forty-one etchings on laid paper, the majority pulled before signature or title were added, 8 x 5 1/4 in. (3)

Lot: 54 - Italian Culinary Manuscript on Paper. Le Arti del Credenziere, Confetturiere, e Liquorista.

Italian Culinary Manuscript on Paper. Le Arti del Credenziere, Confetturiere, e Liquorista. Italy [?Naples] late-18th to early-19th century. Octavo-format manuscript on laid paper of varying sizes, consisting of 209 number pages, including text and index, densely written text in a casual hand, the contents replete with many recipes for main dishes, liquor, confections, and much more; bound in modern half leather with printed paper boards, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.

Lot: 55 - Italian Manuscript Writing Manual. Esemplare di Caratteri Moderni.

Italian Manuscript Writing Manual. Esemplare di Caratteri Moderni. [Italy, 19th century]. Oblong oversized folio containing eighteen of nineteen sheets demonstrating ornate handwriting, penwork, and calligraphy, including vignette drawings incorporating figures, cupids, dogs, cats, birds, eagles, a lion; looping fancy penmanship, and examples of different hands, samples of calling cards, and other material; each page numbered, lacking leaf fifteen; bound in contemporary paper-covered boards, 16 1/2 x 12 in. [together with] a professionally written letter in a fine hand from the same period inserted.

Lot: 56 - Italian Religious Costume Albums, Two Volumes.

Italian Religious Costume Albums, Two Volumes. [Rome: circa 1827]. Two small folio volumes, containing sixty-four and sixty-nine hand-colored engravings (some highlighted in metallic ink), of high-ranking Italian religious including the Pope, cardinals, members of the orthodox church, prelates, cardinals, and others in one volume; and monks of different orders in the other volume; engravings by S. Marroni, Giuseppe Capparoni, Ferrari, Mochetti, and others; bound in uniform 19th century half red morocco, 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.

Lot: 57 - Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695) Poëmas de la Unica Poetisa Americana.

Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695) Poëmas de la Unica Poetisa Americana. Barcelona: por Joseph Llopis, 1691. Quarto, third edition, with corrections and additions made by the author, §8, A-Z8, Aa-Cc8; bound in contemporary limp parchment, some repairs to title, repairing two small abraded holes, and thinned slightly abraded area along blank fore-edge margin; printer's woodcut device to title, attractive calligraphic ink title to spine, printer's waste used as pastedown and free endleaf at back, no front flyleaf, paper repair along inner joint, otherwise unsophisticated, 8 x 6 in. Paulau 65222; this edition not in Sabin.

Lot: 58 - L'Obel, Matthias de (1538-1616) Plantarum seu Stirpium Icones.

L'Obel, Matthias de (1538-1616) Plantarum seu Stirpium Icones. Antwerp: Plantin, 1581. First illustrated edition, large oblong octavo, two volumes bound as one, illustrated with more than 2,000 botanical woodcuts, bound in full contemporary blind-stamped and rolled alum-tawed skin over boards, neatly rebacked, lacking original cloth ties, 18th and 19th century ownership inscriptions to title, two leaf biography of L'Obel tipped in before the title page; later manuscript Latin plant names added throughout (except in the instance of mushrooms and non-plant specimens like goose barnacles and dentrite fossils), forty page manuscript index after text associating page numbers in L'Obel with an alphabetical table of Linnean Latin plant names; with sales receipt from 1940 tipped in at back; cancel woodcut pasted in place on page 69 [E3 recto]; a large copy with many deckle edges, some staining, toning, a few ink spills, generally good, 8 3/4 x 7 in. Nissen 1220; Hunt 138. It is possible that the added manuscript material, including hand-written Latin plant names, index, and perhaps even the author's biography are all the work of Jean-Louis Marie Poiret (1755-1834), French naturalist, botanist, and traveler who catalogued the plants of the Barbary Coast during a mid-18th century visit. Poiret was a professor and published author. Notes of his birth and death appear in manuscript on the title and inside the front board, and the index is titled, "Tabula iconum Lobeliis cum nominibus Linneanis, autore J.L.M. Poiret." Hunt calls L'Obel's work "most useful," this copy rendered more so by the addition of Linnean terms.

Lot: 59 - La Caille, Jean de (1645-1723) Histoire de l'Imprimerie et de la Librairie.

La Caille, Jean de (1645-1723) Histoire de l'Imprimerie et de la Librairie. Paris: Jean de la Caille, 1689. First edition, quarto, engraved vignettes, bound in full contemporary red morocco with the royal arms of Louis XIV in gilt on both boards, and crowned emblem in spine compartments, with the Bibliothecae Regiae stamp in red on title, crossed out in ink, and the de-accession stamp, "Vendu Double," manuscript inscription "Ex Bibliothecae Benfacteanae"; with presentation inscription from Harry Crosby to Winship on ffep dated 1928 on ffep, blindstamp to same leaf and note in Crosby's hand that this copy formerly belonged to Walter Van Rensselaer Berry (1859-1927), and Crosby's leather book ticket inside front board, 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 60 - La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695) Fables Choisies Mises en Vers.

La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695) Fables Choisies Mises en Vers. Paris: Chez l'Auteur [Étienne Fessard] Graveur Ordinaire du Cabinet du Roy, 1765-1775. Six octavo volumes engraved throughout with six engraved titles, 243 engraved plates by a number of artists, including Bardin, Bidault, Caresme, Desrais, Houël, Kobell, Leclère, Leprince, Loutherbourg, Meyer et Monnet, and hundreds of vignettes, the text engraved by Montulay and Drouët; lacking one leaf of contents in the first volume; bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated parchment, gilt tooled and lettered spines, marbled endleaves, sponge-decorated edges, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (6) Cohen 551; Rochambeau Fables 101; Tchemerzine, III, p. 876.

Lot: 61 - Lafreri, Antonio (1512-1577) Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae.

Lafreri, Antonio (1512-1577) Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae. Rome: Lafreri, circa 1547-1582. Additional Images Folio, engraved title and fifty-nine large-format intaglio copperplates (of which thirty are folding or double-paged and twenty-nine are full-paged); bound in contemporary wooden boards in full blind-tooled alum-tawed pigskin, plates remargined throughout with extensions to increase format size, many with neat professional paper restoration including pulp-fill; thumbing, some staining and folding, generally good; the binding expertly rebacked with edge and corner restoration and original covering material relaid; original manuscript index on final leaf, an unknown number of plates [from internal evidence, approximately eighty leaves] were removed from the original collection in modern times, 19 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. Roman prints issued under the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae title vary widely in terms of production date, subject matter, content, and publisher. This collection begins with three folding maps/views of Rome. Ancient Roman temples are well-represented, as well as the Pantheon, and plates of other ruins and architectural details, the Arches of Titus, Septimius Severus, Constantine, and others. Several amphitheaters are depicted in single- and double-paged plates including the Coliseum. A double-paged plate by Claudius Duchetti dated 1582 and titled Thermae Deocletianae et Maximianae, a bird's eye view of the Baths of Diocletian, is present, along with a similar view by the same publisher dated 1581 and titled Ornithon sive Aviarium M. Varronis, and many others. "Among the most important episodes in [the] story [of Renaissance print collecting] is the evolution of Antonio Lafreri's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae, or 'Mirror of Roman Magnificence.' In the most general terms, the Speculum was conceived as an album of prints acquired from Lafreri's Roman publishing house and then composed according to the theme of ancient and modern monuments in the city. However, the project is difficult to characterize because every surviving example is to some degree unique in its content and organization. [...] Because Lafreri's stocks could be purchased either singly or in lots and then assembled according to the individual preferences of the collector, the title-page is often taken to signal the consummation of a marketing strategy, in effect the encouragement of a 'do it yourself' picture atlas with a predetermined theme." (cf. Parshall, Peter. "Antonio Lafreri's Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae." Print Quarterly, vol. 23, no. 1, 2006, pp. 3–28. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41826397.)

Lot: 62 - Lairesse, Gerard de (1641-1711) Grondlegginge der Teeken-Konst.

Lairesse, Gerard de (1641-1711) Grondlegginge der Teeken-Konst. Amsterdam: Gerrit Tielenburg, 1766. Quarto, second edition, engraved vignette to title, (old signature rubbed away resulting in a hole), illustrated with engraved text illustrations and eight full-page engraved plates; [bound with, as issued?] Johann Andreas von Segner's Beschryving van twee verscheide zeer bekwame en zuinige als mede het gezicht bewarende Lampen, illustrated with three folding engravings; the two bound in boards with white paper spine and paste-paper covered boards, worn, 8 x 6 1/4 in. [And] Adriann Pars's Index Batavicus of Naamrol van de Batavise en Hollandse Schrijvers., Leiden: Abraham de Swart, 1701, first edition, quarto, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette to title, and numerous engraved vignette portraits of important Dutch writers; bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, 8 x 6 1/2 in. (2)

Lot: 63 - Leutbrewer, Christoph trans. Juan Bautista José de Barry. El Pecador Arrepentido.

Leutbrewer, Christoph trans. Juan Bautista José de Barry. El Pecador Arrepentido. Mexico City: Por los Herederos de Juan Joseph Guillena Carrascoso, 1715. First Mexican edition, octavo, bound in full contemporary calf tooled in gilt, with some fairly serious dampstaining and mildew damage, along with some worming, an interesting interactive confession listing dozens of very specific sins, framed on the structure of the ten commandments, each printed in a few lines, separated by printed rules, and carefully slit to form little slips and bound with two such leaves linked together by a shallow pocket on the fore-edge, the sinner is meant to select the relevant sin or sins, and untuck the leading edge of the slip on which it is printed from the fore-edge pocket, in this way one may use the book to keep track of one's sins, retucking them under the tab once one has confessed, 6 1/2 x 4 in. Palau 137019. BL London (1). BN Paris (2). Not in Sabin, NUC.

Lot: 64 - Limited Edition Illustrated Books, Two Examples.

Limited Edition Illustrated Books, Two Examples. twenty-one etchings by Jean-Paul Laurens; copy number 1 of 50 printed on Japanese paper, three examples of each illustration in different inks; with an autograph letter signed by Laurens tipped in; bound by Paul Affolter in half parchment and large corners, top edge gilt; with the original paper wraps (including spine) bound in; [together with] Pierre Benoit's L'Atlantide, Paris: Albain Michel, 1922, illustrated by Lobel-Riche Alméry, copy number 169 of 592 printed on velin d'Arches. (2)

Lot: 65 - Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Epistolarum, (Quae in Centurjis non extant) Decades XIIX. Quibus accedunt Poematia Eivsdem.

Lipsius, Justus (1547-1606) Epistolarum, (Quae in Centurjis non extant) Decades XIIX. Quibus accedunt Poematia Eivsdem. Harderwijk: Apud Viduam Thomae Henrici, impensis Wilhelm Verbruggen, 1621. Octavo, contemporary ownership inscription in Greek and Latin inside front board; bound in full contemporary well-preserved parchment over boards, lacking ties, one board corner worn away, a little dusty, nicely preserved and fully functional, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. Lipsius's work in classical scholarship meant that his correspondents numbered humanist authors and scholars from all over Europe and include Abraham Ortelius, Jan Douza (father and son), Joseph Scaliger, Sir Philip Sidney, Erasmus, and many others.

Lot: 66 - London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1796.

London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1796. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1796. Miniature imprint, 64mo, engraved throughout, each leaf printed on one side only, [26] leaves; bound in full contemporary white, red, and blue gilt-extra binding with on-lays and matching slipcase, 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ESTC T127704.

Lot: 67 - Longus. trans. Jacques Amyot (1513-1593) Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et de Chloe avec Figures.

Longus. trans. Jacques Amyot (1513-1593) Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et de Chloe avec Figures. [Paris: Quillau], 1718. Oblong folio with the suite of smaller-format copperplate engravings only; each image printed at the center of the larger sheets on rectos only, consisting of the engraved title by Benoit Audran after A. Coypel and twenty-eight plates designed by the Regent Philippe d'Orleans and engraved by Audran, plates only, with no text, without the final plate, Conclusion du Roman also called Petits Pieds, not always present; bound in full contemporary calf with gilt decoration, some spotting to contents, generally good, 12 x 9 in.

Lot: 68 - Maimbourg, Louis (1610-1686) Istoria della Crociate per la Liberazione di Terra Santa.

Maimbourg, Louis (1610-1686) Istoria della Crociate per la Liberazione di Terra Santa. Piazzola: Nel Luoco delle Vergini, 1684. First Italian edition, four 12mo volumes bound in very good full contemporary parchment, 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. Maimbourg was a French Jesuit author and historian. In this work, he uses the term Crusades for the first time in reference to the Christian invasions of the Holy Land countries in the Middle East between 1195 and 1220.

Lot: 69 - Maioranis, Franciscus de (1280-1327) Flores Sancti Augustini ex libris de Civitate Dei Extracti. De Commemoratione Defunctorum.

Maioranis, Franciscus de (1280-1327) Flores Sancti Augustini ex libris de Civitate Dei Extracti. De Commemoratione Defunctorum. [Cologne: Printer of the Flores Sancti Augustini (Johann Schilling), about 1473]. Editio princeps, folio, a-k10 (final leaf k10 blank and present) 100 of 100 leaves; text printed in rounded gothic type in two columns throughout, larger initials added in red and blue, three-line initials in red throughout, along with capital strokes, contents clean; title leaf damaged with loss to three words, repaired, the missing text supplied in pen facsimile, ornate six-line initial in red and blue below incipit (printed in red) on first leaf of text with marginal flourishes in left margin of first line; the printer is tentatively identified as Johann Veldener by S. Corsten, in Journal of the Printing Historical Society 11 (1976/77) pp. 1-18, but as Schilling by Needham (Corsten Festschrift) pp. 121 ff.; bound in 18th century full calf with paste paper boards, front board detached; with George Parker Winship's receipt from 1917 inserted, along with a galley leaf from the Catalogue of an Exhibition Illustrating the Varied Interests of Book Buyers 1450-1600 published by the Club of Odd Volumes in Boston in 1922, with a few handwritten corrections likely in Winship's hand, with text referring to this particular book; 11 x 8 in. According to Winship's scholarship, when William Caxton was interested in learning more about printing, he visited a printer in Cologne in the fall of 1471. Years later, Caxton's foreman reported that the budding British printer had called upon the printer of this very book. Goff M87; C 773; Voull(K) 184; Pell 4908; CIBN F-171; Polain(B) 1517; IDL 3178; IBE 110; Schmitt II 829,3; Oates 586, 587; Pr 1102; BMC I 235; BSB-Ink F-242; GW M22439; Rhodes(Oxford Colleges) 201; ISTC im00087000; rare at auction. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 70 - Makay, Bela. Album of Original Illustrations with Text and Music.

Makay, Bela. Album of Original Illustrations with Text and Music. Hungary, circa 1886. Large folio, consisting of eighteen heavy card leaves containing pen-and-ink and pencil drawings, multi-color ink calligraphic designs, vignettes, delicate watercolors of flowers, cherubs, portraits of women and children, illustrated songs and poems, historical scenes that resemble book illustration, and many romantic scenes of lovers talking closely, and dancing at formal dances, a composite with five inset depictions of children, pencil landscapes, cityscapes, and others titled (in Hungarian), "Memories," "Summer Pictures," "Spring," and so on; the drawings themselves seem professional, and not the work of an amateur, the album bound in a high-relief olive book cloth-covered boards gilt with geometrical decoration and insets of tan, black, and red leather, beveled boards, with gilt-printed patterned fabric flyleaves and pastedowns; nicely preserved, some offsetting to contents, two drawings by the same hand inserted, 15 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Lot: 71 - Manuscript in Skull and Crossbones Binding. Uffizio de Morti.

Manuscript in Skull and Crossbones Binding. Uffizio de Morti. Italy, late-18th to early-19th century. Folio format manuscript containing the Office of the Dead, written on a combination of laid and wove paper stocks and consisting of twenty-eight leaves, text in an italic hand in brown and red ink, bound in original paper wrappers with a bold skull and crossbones design on both covers with the background in black, the front cover damaged with water, loss of painted surface, the back cover in better condition, 16 x 11 in.

Lot: 72 - Manuscript Notebooks, Two Examples, 1790s & 1824.

Manuscript Notebooks, Two Examples, 1790s & 1824. Including: the oblong octavo format receipt book on laid paper, Peter Grahl of Philadelphia, PA circa 1795-1798, approximately sixty inscribed pages, recording the resolution of account payments for soap, candles, apples, flour, tea, coffee, sugar, bacon, tobacco, snuff, whiskey, shad fish, mackerel, gin, cloves, oil, cider, cayenne pepper, wine, brandy, rum, butter, potato, rent payments, and the purchase of a bay horse, each transaction signed by the account holder, many for large sums, hundreds and thousands of dollars in many cases, Grahl was either a merchant or broker of the goods mentioned in the accounts; inscribed pages followed by approximately fifty blank leaves; with a short index in Grahl's hand at the other end of the book, followed by notes on the accounts against Grahl's estate dated 1814, bound in full contemporary sheepskin, 7 1/2 x 6 in. [Together with] an octavo-format notebook on wove paper, Marseilles, July 1824, containing proforma invoices for sales at Rio de Janeiro with tables and remarks for the use of American merchants and commanders of vessels trading there written by Thomas Bedwell Jr. and presented to Captain Philemon Putnam (1789-1867) by Robert Tod; consisting of invoices for coffee, sugar, tobacco, cotton, ox horns, flour, bread, soap, cod fish, spermaceti candles, tallow candles, cordage, bees wax, olive oil, canvas, Catalonia wine, Spanish brandy, pork, beef, tar, pitch, rosin, several pages of tables for calculating duties on different goods, followed by a brief explanation of how a vessel entering the port at Rio should document their cargoes; approximately fifty-six inscribed pages followed by about the same number blank; bound in a charming green parchment binding over thin boards with a four-loop interlocking fore-edge closure secured by the insertion of a pen or pencil and a gusseted pocket inside the back cover, 6 x 3 3/4 in. (2)

Lot: 73 - Manuscript on Paper. Officium de Aeterna Sapientia Editum A.B. Henrico Suso Ordinis Praedicatorum.

Manuscript on Paper. Officium de Aeterna Sapientia Editum A.B. Henrico Suso Ordinis Praedicatorum. ?Italy, 1770. Small octavo-format devotional manuscript on laid paper, 107 numbered pages; text in black and red ink, with prayers in Latin in the first seventy-one pages, followed by a section from pages 72-97 titled Esercizio Spirituale dell'Eterna Sapienza, ending with a life of Suso and a prayer to Saint Gertrude; illustrated with a full-page original miniature painting of a dove flying in the white center of a triangular explosion of red, and two small ornamental tail-pieces of the IHS symbol and a sacred heart pierced with three arrows; contemporary dark brown pebbled leather over thin wooden boards, spine mostly missing, structurally intact, 6 x 4 in.

Lot: 74 - Manutius, Aldus the Younger (1547-1597) Orthographiae Ratio.

Manutius, Aldus the Younger (1547-1597) Orthographiae Ratio. Venice: Aldus [Paolo Manuzio], 1566. Second expanded edition, octavo, two parts in one, with Aldine device on first and divisional titles, De Veterum Notarum Explanatione, many ancient inscriptions reproduced in the text, bound in contemporary limp parchment, later pastedowns and endleaves, 6 x 4 in. Renouard 201.12; Adams M-453; Ahmanson-Murphy 759.

Lot: 75 - Masserano, Italy. Instrumenta Conventionum Sequta inter Illustrissimos Dominos de Flisco Dominos Messerani ac Communitatem.

Masserano, Italy. Instrumenta Conventionum Sequta inter Illustrissimos Dominos de Flisco Dominos Messerani ac Communitatem. Varallo: Apud Io. Iacobum de Iulijs, 1698. Small folio, 118 numbered pages, index, and errata, with one printed and approximately thirteen manuscript leaves with additions and changes to the text inserted at the end; bound in contemporary half parchment with paper-covered boards, 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. Rare, no copies at auction; Worldcat lists two copies worldwide, both in Italian libraries; Varallo imprints are also rare on the market.

Lot: 76 - Medieval Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves.

Medieval Manuscript and Early Printed Book Leaves. Including: two leaves on parchment from a 13th century French Latin Bible manuscript, text in a rounded gothic bookhand, brown ink, two columns, forty-five lines per page, ruled in plummet, the text within the ruling, with two-line initials in red and blue decorated with penwork that extends to the margins, chapter heads and numbers in red and blue, one leaf with a more decorated four-line initial with cobalt, painted gilt accents, red, green, and pink; the first leaf from Genesis chapters XX and XXI, the verses recounting Abraham's conversations with God, and Sarah's miraculous conception and birth of Isaac; the second leaf (with the larger initial) from the Book of Tobit [or Tobias] chapters IIII and V; each leaf separately hinge-mounted in its own folder, 11 1/2 x 8 in. [Together with] an unidentified folio-format printed incunabula Bible leaf from Kings chapters III and IV with text in a rounded gothic type, two columns, a large ten-line woodcut initial R in interlocking twined knotwork design, the leaf unsigned and unpaginated, circa 1470-1480, some foxing, corners folded and/or torn, 16 1/4 x 11 in. [And] two leaves from the Nuremberg Chronicle (CXIX & CXCII), Latin edition, 1493, with fourteen bust woodcuts of emperors, rulers, and clergy, and a large woodcut vignette of a church, no coloring, each 17 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (5)

Lot: 77 - Medina, Balthasar de (1634-1697) Vida, Martyrio, y Beatificacion del Invicto Proto-Martyr de el Japon San Felipe de Jesus, Patron de Me

Medina, Balthasar de (1634-1697) Vida, Martyrio, y Beatificacion del Invicto Proto-Martyr de el Japon San Felipe de Jesus, Patron de Mexico. Madrid: en la Imprenta de los Herederos de la Vidua de Juan Garcia Infanzon, 1751. Second edition, quarto, with full-paged engraving of the martyred saint and one text woodcut, title page printed within border of typographical ornaments, bound in very good contemporary limp parchment, contents crisp and clean, 8 x 5 3/4 in. Felipe de Jesús (1572-1597) was the first Mexican saint and the first Catholic missionary to be martyred in Japan. He and a group of other religious were executed in Nagasaki, Japan in 1597. The first edition of his biography was published in Mexico in 1683. Cordier 395; Palau 159375 note; Streit-Dindinger VI, 1446.

Lot: 78 - Mela, Pomponius; Julius Solinus, et alia. De Situ Orbis and Other Works.

Mela, Pomponius; Julius Solinus, et alia. De Situ Orbis and Other Works. Florence: Heirs of Giunta, 1519. Octavo, some spotting and a few holes to title, contemporary blind-tooled tanned calf, crudely repaired with a very stiff glue, the repair failing, 6 1/2 x 4 in. This is a collection of short Roman works, all geographical in nature. Adams M-1054; Isaac 14470.

Lot: 79 - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791) Die Zauberflöte eine Grosse Oper in Zwey Aufzügen fürs Clavier oder Pianoforte.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791) Die Zauberflöte eine Grosse Oper in Zwey Aufzügen fürs Clavier oder Pianoforte. Leipzig: in Commission der Breitkopfischen Musikhandlung, [n.d. c.irca 1794]. Oblong folio, two parts in one volume, piano-vocal score for the opera, music typeset, text in German, with engraved frontispiece bound before the second section (corner torn with loss of image); general title preceding the first part (no divisional title, integral blank preceding first section present), divisional title for second part present; issued in thirty-seven short parts, all separately paginated (some numbers skipped, lacking number 19: "Aria der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen") in the first part; only one part numbered 29 in the second section; general title and following leaf disbound, toned, crumpled along gutter edge, and chipped; bound in full contemporary sheepskin, both boards detached, quite worn, in need of resewing, 12 1/4 x 11 in. A variant of one of the earliest editions.

Lot: 80 - Nider, Johannes (c. 1380-1438) Praeceptorium Divinae Legis, sive Expositio Decalogi.

Nider, Johannes (c. 1380-1438) Praeceptorium Divinae Legis, sive Expositio Decalogi. [Reutlingen: Michael Greyff, not after 1479]. Folio, [*-***8, a-z8, A-C8, D-E6, F8, G10] (lacking first and blanks *1 & G10) 260 of 262 leaves, text printed in two columns in gothic letter throughout, large capitals supplied by rubricator throughout, some scattered contemporary marginalia including three or four sketches (crucifix, lamb, and other doodles), and manicules; bound in full contemporary tanned leather, tooled in blind, with original brass catches, rebacked, new straps and clasps, water stain affecting back board and the gutter of the last few signatures, a few minor wormholes and tears, generally fresh, 10 3/4 x 8 in. Goff N204; CIBN N-130; IBP 3988; Sajó-Soltész 2430; IDL 3399; Madsen 2901; Sack(Freiburg) 2589; Finger 752; Hubay(Augsburg) 1508; Hubay(Eichstätt) 752; Voull(B) 1987; Günt(L) 2370; Voull(Trier) 1187; Wilhelmi 461; Schlechter-Ries 1350; Pr 2692; BMC II 576; BSB-Ink N-166; GW M26937; HC 11783*; Pell Ms 8539 (8425); Parguez 751; Zehnacker 1688.

Lot: 81 - Orationes Horum Rhetorum.

Orationes Horum Rhetorum. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1513. Editio princeps of the works of Attic orators (other than Demosthenes, who was published earlier), folio, two parts bound together; Aldine woodcut devices to both titles, leaf with instructions to the binder present in this copy, as well as blank n4; bound in full Renaissance burgundy morocco over wooden boards in the Greek style, with gilt panels and gilt tool on front and back board with a female figure holding a sail; smaller floral tools to the corners of the compartments (stain to front board), with the remnants of one distinctive three-stranded plaited clasp (of four) attached at the head of the back board center, two of four peg catches present on front boards, the boards cut flush to the pages, board edges worked with raised endbands extending to the boards on both ends, originally worked in gold silk over the core endband (silk strands almost completely worn away, more evident on lower endband); almost smooth spine, edges gilt with a geometric gauffered pattern; ex libris Thomas Day Seymour with bookplate inside front board, George Parker Winship bookplate; later pastedown inside front board; some worming to contents; first title page toned with spotting, endcaps chipped, joints dry, but the binding without repair, intact and unsophisticated other than the later front pastedown, 11 3/4 x 8 in. Adams O-244; Renouard 1513 no. 2; Ahmanson-Murphy 95/1-2. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 82 - Panvinius, Onuphrius (1529-1568) Reipublicae Romanae Commentariorum Libri Tres.

Panvinius, Onuphrius (1529-1568) Reipublicae Romanae Commentariorum Libri Tres. Frankfurt am Main: Apud Andreas Wechel Heredes, Marnium & Aubrium, 1597. Folio, printer's device to title, some worming, bound in full parchment, final leaf blank but for woodcut printer's device present, 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.

Lot: 83 - Papal Publications and Broadsides, Six Examples.

Papal Publications and Broadsides, Six Examples. Including: Sanctissimi D. N. D. Clementis Divina Providentia Papae VIII. Declaration, & Promulgatio Maioris Excommunications, Anathematis, & Maledictionis, Rome: Impressores Camerales, 1597, three double-folio sheets printed on rectos only, old folds, with woodcut initial, vignette, and seal (some holes along old folds on final sheet), 22 1/2 x 17 in. Sanctissimi D.N. Sixti Papae Quinti Decretales Litterae, Rome: Haereds Antonii Impressores Camerales, 1588, folio, six leaves, disbound, final leaf blank & present, large woodcut to title, woodcut seal printed at end of text, 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. Erectio Archivii Datariae Apostolicae, Rome: Camera, 1672, small folio, four leaves, disbound, deckle edges, browned, 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. [And] three broadsides: Edito per il presente publico editto d'ordine di Mons. Governatore di Roma, Rome: Camerali, 1597; Ordini da Osservarsi da gl'Inquisitiori, per Decreto della Sacra Congregatione del Sant'Officio di Roma, Rome: Camera Apostolica, 1611; [and] De Mandato Eminentissimorum & Reverendissimorum Dominorum Cardinalium contra Haereticam Pravitatem in Universa Republica Christiana Generalium Inquisitorum, Rome: Camerae Apostolicae, 1659. (6)

Lot: 84 - Paris, Food Safety and Fair Practices, 1711-1739. Four Broadsides Admonishing Bakers, Butchers, and Fishmongers.

Paris, Food Safety and Fair Practices, 1711-1739. Four Broadsides Admonishing Bakers, Butchers, and Fishmongers. Four 18th century French Royal proclamations typographically printed on laid paper publicly outing bakers who are selling loaves that weigh less than advertised, a butcher using false weights at his meat shop, a fishmonger trying to sell overpriced fish who then resorted to selling the unsellable spoiled stock, thus sickening his customers, and other unacceptable practices, each printed in Paris in 1711, 1724, 1725, and 1739, old folds, sizes vary, each approximately 20 x 16 in.

Lot: 85 - Percier, Charles & Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine. Recueil des Decorations Interieures.

Percier, Charles & Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine. Recueil des Decorations Interieures. Paris: Chez les auteurs, Chez Ducamp, Joubert, Coeffier, 1801. Oblong folio, engraved title, illustrated throughout with seventy-two engraved plates, half-title present; contemporary half red morocco and pink paste-paper boards, 16 1/2 x 11 in.

Lot: 86 - Phaedrus (c. 444-393 BCE) Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri Quinque.

Phaedrus (c. 444-393 BCE) Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri Quinque. Amsterdam: Waesberge & Viduam Elizei Weyerstraet, 1667. First edition edited by Johannes Laurentius, illustrated with added engraved title and 103 fine text etchings; first illustrated edition printed in Holland, octavo, Ff8, Tt7, & Tt8 all blank & present; cancel etchings pasted onto pages 20, 40, 194, & 205; bound in full contemporary Dutch vellum; ex libris Brian Douglas Stilwell; Howard Pyle (1853-1911) (with illustrated bookplate and engraved book label with printed calligraphic signature); George Gostling; and Stephen J.W. Tabor (1815-1883), bookplates of each pasted inside front board on ffep, 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.

Lot: 87 - Plutarch (46-119 CE) Lives Translated from the Greek by Several Hands. To which is prefixt the Life of Plutarch.

Plutarch (46-119 CE) Lives Translated from the Greek by Several Hands. To which is prefixt the Life of Plutarch. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1683-1686. Five octavo volumes, illustrated with fifty-four full-page engravings, bound in full contemporary calf, spines dry, ex libris John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947) and Gilbert Verney, with bookplates, 7 x 4 1/4 in. Wing P-2635.

Lot: 88 - Plutarch (46-119 CE) Septem Sapientum Convivium, Gulielmo Plantio Cenomanno Medico Interprete.

Plutarch (46-119 CE) Septem Sapientum Convivium, Gulielmo Plantio Cenomanno Medico Interprete. Lyon: Grypius, 1552. Octavo, in three sections, each with its own title and colophon, bound in modern half parchment and patterned paper boards, 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.

Lot: 89 - Plutarch (46-119 CE) trans. Jacques Amyot (1513-1593) Les Vies des Hommes Illustres Grecs et Romains.

Plutarch (46-119 CE) trans. Jacques Amyot (1513-1593) Les Vies des Hommes Illustres Grecs et Romains. Lausanne: par François le Preux, 1575. Large folio, woodcut printer's device to title, ruled in red throughout, 1,336 numbered pages plus index; illustrated with small medallion-style woodcut portraits surrounded by frames crafted of type ornaments; bound in full late 16th or early 17th century calf, tooled in gilt, aeg, quite worn, with some patchy repairs, front joint cracked, with losses to the leather, both boards attached, despite the wear; last leaf blank but for printer's device and present, some spotting to contents, a few paper flaws and tears, 15 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Adams P-1625.

Lot: 90 - Plutarch, Pliny, Catullus, [and] Pomponius Laetus (1425-1497) Post-Incunabula Sammelband, 1508 & 1510.

Plutarch, Pliny, Catullus, [and] Pomponius Laetus (1425-1497) Post-Incunabula Sammelband, 1508 & 1510. Including: Raphael Regius's (c. 1440-1520) edition of short works by Plutarch, Plinius Secundus, and Catullus, viz., Plutarchi Regum & Imperatorum Apophthegmata; Plutarchi Laconica Apophthegmata; Plutarchi Daialogus: in quo Animalia Bruta Ratione uti Monstrantur; Raphaelis Regii Apologia; Utrum in Pliniani Prologi Secunda Periodo; Utrum Imperator: an conterraneus Plinio sit castrense verbum; Vtrum hoc pronomen ille in teria prohoemii eiusdem Periodo Catullum Referat; [and] Utrum in periodi ipsius clausula. Vernaculis tuis & famulis: an Veraniolis suis & fabullis: Plinius scripserit, Venice: Georgii de Rusconibus, 1508; [Bound with] Julius Pomponius Laetus's Opera, edited by Beatus Rhenanus (1485-1547), Strasbourg: Mathias Schürer, 1510; quarto, bound in contemporary limp wrappers made from a Medieval manuscript leaf, with an overlapping flap, interior faced with early printed waste, ex libris Franz Gottfried Troilo von Lessoth (c. 1583-1648) with his large woodcut armorial bookplate pasted inside front cover; ownership inscription dated 1567 inside back cover; undated inscription on ffep, some mold spotting to end of second work, 7 3/4 x 6 in. Ex libris Georger Parker Winship (1871-1952)

Lot: 91 - Pop-up Peepshow [Kullisentheater] Slides. The Shepherd Walking his Sheep.

Pop-up Peepshow [Kullisentheater] Slides. The Shepherd Walking his Sheep. [Germany: ?Martin Engelbrecht, circa 1750]. Six separate polychrome hand-colored engravings mounted on card; five with backgrounds cut out by hand creating a three-dimensional effect when viewed together, the last card left whole to form a sold backdrop for the scene, the final two cards numbered 5 and 6 in the engraving; depicting the shepherd with his sheep accompanied by many other figures in the landscape: ladies and men in the enjoying the forest, strolling, playing musical instruments, talking together, and other peaceful bucolic pursuits; with hand-applied contemporary color, titled in mansucript on an accompanying partial wrapper in French, "Le berger promenant ses mountons"; each 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.

Lot: 92 - Pope Clement V (c. 1264 -1314) Singulares Constitutionu[m] Textus.

Pope Clement V (c. 1264 -1314) Singulares Constitutionu[m] Textus. Paris: per Jean Barbier pro Pierre Baquelier, January 1513. 16mo title page printed in red and black with woodcut showing Clement on his knees before a cross with the shroud of Turin, a sword, and tools, and dice in the foreground; final leaf with large woodcut of a standing Madonna and Child, printed in gothic letter single column throughout; bound in later half parchment with printed waste covering the boards, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. Pettegree & Walsby, French Books #62617; not in Adams.

Lot: 93 - Rabus, Pieter, ed. (1660-1702) De Boekzaal van Europe.

Rabus, Pieter, ed. (1660-1702) De Boekzaal van Europe. Rotterdam: Pieter vander Slaart, 1692 & 1693. Five parts in two octavo volumes covering July through December 1692 [and] January through June 1693, first volume illustrated with one double-page woodcut, divisional titles, pagination, and collation continuous, bound in full contemporary uniform Dutch parchment over boards, nicely preserved, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (2) The Bookroom of Europe was a publication edited by Rabus and contained notice of newly published books. "The pages of this periodical were teeming with the ideas of the greatest minds of those days – John Locke, Robert Boyle, Christiaan Huygens, Fénelon, Balthasar Bekker, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Richard Simon – and their innovative way of thinking. The intention was not only to promote these ideas among an intellectual elite, but also to disseminate them among a much wider circle of interested people that had hitherto been denied access to the cultural and spiritual life in Europe. The periodical in question was designed as a non-specialist medium but was nevertheless of sufficient scientific caliber to be properly considered as a variant of the then already existing scientific press." (cf. Intellectual emancipation during the Early Enlightenment: The Ambitions of aPioneering Periodical from Rotterdam, Léon Stapper, Universiteitsbibliotheek Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen. http://www.eerp.nl)

Lot: 94 - Raffald, Elizabeth (1733-1781) The Experienced English House-keeper.

Raffald, Elizabeth (1733-1781) The Experienced English House-keeper. Manchester: Printed by Harrop for the Author, and sold by Fletch & Anderson; and by Eliz. Raffald, Confectioner, near the Exchange, The Book to be signed by the Author's own Hand-writing, 1769. First edition, signed by Raffald on the first page of chapter one; with two folding engraved plates (detached, one with corner torn away, not affecting the image), showing how to set the table for the first and second course of a formal meal; bound in full sheepskin ruled in gilt (worn, front board detached), contents stained and spotted, seven leaves formerly torn out and carefully stitched back together with thread, last leaf of calendar torn with loss of text to diagonal inner margin; a good candidate for restoration, some minor worming to inner margin, 8 1/8 x 5 in. Raffald was able to change her station from housekeeper to published author and operator of an number of inter-connected businesses, including an employment placement agency for domestic workers, a cooking school, and a catering business. She also sold jellies, pastries, pickles, ketchup, cuts of meat, and fresh fish, in addition to imported olives, plums, citrus, dried fruit, nuts, and spices. This work contains the first recipe for a Bride Cake (as Raffald styles it) best known in the present era as the now ubiquitous wedding cake. She may also be the innovative baker who came up with the first Eccles cake (a hand pie filled with currants). As a safeguard against printing piracy, Raffald signed every single copy of all her published books, as is the case here. Even so, recipe theft plagued her even beyond the grave; one of the chief offenders was Isabella Beeton (1836-1865). Rare, ESTC lists nine copies in U.S. libraries; ESTC T82678.

Lot: 95 - Rittmeyer, Johann (1636-1698) Him[m]lisches Freuden-Mahl der Kinder Gottes auf Erden.

Rittmeyer, Johann (1636-1698) Him[m]lisches Freuden-Mahl der Kinder Gottes auf Erden. Helmstadt: im Verlag Georg-Wolffgang Hamm, 1705. Tall narrow 12mo illustrated with two sets of engraved title and facing frontispieces with identical compositions but different plates, and ten additional full-paged plates (for a total of fourteen including engraved titles and frontispieces) bound in full contemporary parchment binding over wooden boards ornately tooled in black over both boards and in spine compartments, secured with brass clasps, edges gilt and gauffered, marbled paper endleaves and pastedowns, dusty, 6 x 2 5/8 in. This charming devotional manual in its neatly-tooled and well-preserved binding is illustrated with emblematic plates based on the New Testament and contains an appendix of hymns.

Lot: 96 - Rodotà, Pietro Pompilio (1707-1770) De' Giuochi d'Industria, di Sorte, e Misti di Quello in Particolare, che si Denomina Lotto di Gen

Rodotà, Pietro Pompilio (1707-1770) De' Giuochi d'Industria, di Sorte, e Misti di Quello in Particolare, che si Denomina Lotto di Genova. Rome: Nella Stamperia di Giovanni Zempel, 1769. First edition, quarto, title page printed in red and black, [together with] a lottery ticket from 1770 inserted; bound in later half parchment and printed paper-covered boards, 9 1/2 x 7 in.; the ticket 4 x 2 3/4 in. In the text, Rodotà writes about whether it is helpful or perhaps dangerous to predict future lottery numbers using dreams, the Kabbalah, or astrology. Rare at auction; Worldcat lists eight copies worldwide.

Lot: 97 - Roper, William (1496-1578) Vita D. Thomae Mori.

Roper, William (1496-1578) Vita D. Thomae Mori. [Oxford]: Veneunt apud Editorem, 1716. Large octavo, engraved title page and frontispiece, a Latin translation of Roper's The Mirrour of Vertue in Worldy Greatness, ed. Thomas Hearne (1678-1735), one of 148 copies printed, according to ESTC, bound in full 19th century red morocco, tooled in gilt, aeg, attractive and well-preserved with a slight darkening of the spine and some surface abrasions, ex libris Henry Gouldburn (1784-1856) with his armorial bookplate inside front board; two neat marginal inscriptions; 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. ESTC T133604.

Lot: 98 - Sammelband of English Chapbooks, Sixteen Titles Bound Together. 1796-c. 1812.

Sammelband of English Chapbooks, Sixteen Titles Bound Together. 1796-c. 1812. Including: 1) The History of Guy, Earl of Warwick, Nottingham: For Company of Walking Stationers, 1796; ESTC T71682 listing one U.S. copy; 2) The History of Wat Tyler & Jackstraw, [?London]: For Company of Walking Stationers, [c. 1800]; 3) The Life and Death of Mrs. Jane Shore, Concubine to Edward IV, London: Sold by C. Sheppard, printed by Mary Rhynd, 1804; 4) The Famous History of the Learned Friar Bacon, London: C. Sheppard, [Mary] Rhynd, Printer, 1802; 5) The History of Jack and the Giants. Part the First [and Second], London: Sold by C. Sheppard, [Mary] Rhynd, Printer, 1802; 6) The History of Blue Beard, or, the Fatal Effects of Curiosity & Disobedience, London: Printed and Sold by T. Evans, [between c. 1792 and 1812]; ESTC T300486 listing Bodleian copy only; 7) The History of the King and the Cobler. Part the First [and Second], London: Jennings, [c. 1795-1809?]; 8) The Famous History of Valentine & Orson, London: Sheppard & Mary Rhynd., 1804; 9) The History of Montelion, Warrington: For the Company of Travelling Stationers, [no date]; 10) An Affecting History of An Inn-Keeper in Normandy, London: Printed for General Instruction, [1780?]; ESTC T21091 listing British Library, UC Berkeley, and UCLA copies only; 11) Voltaire's The Black and the White, a Romance, London: Printed by J. Davenport and Sold by Sheppard, 1797; ESTC N32276 listing one copy only at Ohio State University; 12) The Fortunes & Misfortunes of Moll Flanders, London: Jennings, [no date]; 13) A Strange and Wonderful Relation of the Old Woman that was Drowned in a Shower of Feathers, Thirsk: Todd, [no date]; 14) The History of Guy, Earl of Warwick, Derby: J. Drewry, 1796; ESTC T71685 listing four U.S. copies at Cleveland Public Library, Huntington, Houghton, and William Andrews Clark; 15) A New Description of the Emperor of China's Palace, Gardens, and Pleasure Grounds, to which is added a Description of Mahometan Temples and Mosques, Falkirk: T. Johnston, 1813; [and] 16) The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, An Oriental Tale, Nottingham: Printed by Burbage & Co., [1790?]; ESTC T71681 listing four U.K. & Scotland copies only, no U.S. copies; all 12mo format titles bound as one, most with woodcut illustrations, title vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, most large copies with deckle edges showing, some old tape stains to the verso of the title and following leaf in the first work, otherwise with normal signs of usage, cheap publications made roughly, bound in later leather boards, quite worn, both boards detached, a good candidate for a new binding, 6 x 3 5/8 in.

Lot: 99 - Sardi, Pietro (mid-17th century) Corno Dogale della Architettura Militare.

Sardi, Pietro (mid-17th century) Corno Dogale della Architettura Militare. Venice: Giunta, 1639. Folio, half-title, engraved title with dedication and author portrait at foot, illustrated with engravings throughout, including text engravings, full-page, and fifteen double-page plates (of which eight are on leaves extraneous to the collation); bound in full contemporary parchment boards, rebacked with spine applied over four raised bands, tight-back, ex libris H.P. Kraus, with bookplate, 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.

Lot: 100 - Sarpi, Paolo (1552-1623) Discorso dell'Origine, Forma, Leggi, ed Uso dell'Ufficio dell'Inquisitione nella Citta, e Dominio di Veneti

Sarpi, Paolo (1552-1623) Discorso dell'Origine, Forma, Leggi, ed Uso dell'Ufficio dell'Inquisitione nella Citta, e Dominio di Venetia. Geneva: Preso Pietro Alberto, 1639. Quarto, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, laced case construction, with arms of Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater (1736-1803) tooled on front board in black, 8 x 5 3/4 in. This work is a history of the Inquisition in Venice. Sarpi occupied a controversial role in the counter-reformation, beginning as a Catholic and settling on a preference for Calvinism. Rare at auction; Worldcat reports the existence of a variant of this edition without printing place or printer's name.

Lot: 101 - Savius, Aurelius David (fl. circa 1546) In Pandectarum Titulum de Verb. & Re. Signifi. Tractatus Isagogicus.

Savius, Aurelius David (fl. circa 1546) In Pandectarum Titulum de Verb. & Re. Signifi. Tractatus Isagogicus. Lyon: sub Scuto Basiliensi [Michel Parmentier], 1546. First and only edition, octavo, Parmentier's dragon device on title, bound in modern patterned paper over boards, 6 1/4 x 4 in. Savius was a legal writer, and in this, perhaps his only published work, he writes about grammar and the relationship between words and thoughts. "Savius points out in 1546 that words are not only the correlates of things, but also of intentions: and that intention is a thing to be signified as much as the significate itself." (cf. Ian Maclean's Interpretation and Meaning in the Renaissance: The Case of Law, Cambridge University Press, 1992, page 71) Rare, nine copies in Worldcat; rare at auction.

Lot: 102 - Scamozzi, Vincenzo (1548-1616) L’Idea Della Architettura Universale.

Scamozzi, Vincenzo (1548-1616) L'Idea Della Architettura Universale. Venice: Expensis Auctoris, 1615. First edition, folio, two parts in one volume with engraved and typographical titles for both parts, illustrated with more than eighty full-page images, including full-page woodcuts and forty-four engraved plates, lacking four text leaves, in part I: Cc3 & Cc4: pages 259-262; in part II: Y3 & Y4: pages 251-254; some dampstaining and other faults to contents, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, the proper plate is printed on pages 58 and 62 in the first part (book six), in some copies the same plate is used on both, 13 1/2 x 9 in. Berlin Katalog 2605; Brunet V:180; Cicognara 651; Fowler 292.

Lot: 103 - Serlio, Sebastiano (1475-c. 1554) Incomple Fragments of Libro d'Architettura.

Serlio, Sebastiano (1475-c. 1554) Incomple Fragments of Libro d'Architettura. Paris: Michel de Vascosan, 1547. Folio, incomplete copies of Il Primo, Secondo [and] Quinto Libro[s] d'Architettura, with stains, tears, other faults, and many leaves missing, woodcut illustrations throughout, bound in two volumes in uniform bindings of Hebrew manuscript on parchment over boards, sold as an incomplete group of plates only, 13 1/2 x 9 in. (2)

Lot: 104 - Solís y Rivadeneira, Antonio de (1610-1686) Historia de la Conquista de Mexico.

Solís y Rivadeneira, Antonio de (1610-1686) Historia de la Conquista de Mexico. Madrid: Bernardo de Villa-Diego, Impressor de su Magestad, 1684. First edition, folio, lacking engraved title (supplied in modern photocopy facsimile), title page printed within border of typographical ornaments, two ownership signatures to title and one small blind stamp, text printed in double columns, generally a crisp copy with some marginal water staining, bound in full contemporary limp parchment, 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. "Solís's account [...] drew upon earlier narratives, and in a larger sense [...] represent[s] a perspective on the conquests of Mexico and Peru that was rooted in the accounts of the Spanish invaders themselves, reinforced during the centuries of colonial rule, reified by William Prescott's nineteenth-century epics (still in print), and perpetuated in various ways through the twentieth century. [...] [In] the Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest, Matthew Restall argues that Spanish conquests in the Americas can mostly be explained by a combination of three factors working together-- epidemic disease, native disunity or micropatriotism, and metal weapons (but not necessarily guns and horses.)" (cf. Oudijk, Michel R.  Indian Conquistadors: Indigenous Allies in the Conquest of Mesoamerica. United States, University of Oklahoma Press, 2014.) Sabin 86446; Palau 318602.

Lot: 105 - Stanhope, Eugenia (d. 1783) The Deportment of a Married Life.

Stanhope, Eugenia (d. 1783) The Deportment of a Married Life. London: Printed for Mr. Hodges & Sold by C. Mason, 1798. Second edition, a reissue of the 1790 with a new title page and first signature, published anonymously, bound in contemporary marbled calf, original red spine label, front joint cracked, ex libris Walter Strickland, with his armorial bookplate, 8 1/4 x 5 in. Although one may expect Stanhope to have antiquated views on marriage and a woman's role, in her own life she bore two children out of wedlock and married only four years after the second was born. Her husband kept her a secret from his family, and only upon his death did Eugenia's father-in-law, 4th Early of Chesterfield learn of her existence, and that of his two grandsons. He duly provided for the grandchildren in his will but left Eugenia flat. She decided to provide for herself by selling her deceased husband's unpublished letters of advice to his sons. Their content was considered immoral at the time but made Eugenia financially independent. One wonders whether that first foray into publishing inspired her to take up her own pen. ESTC T123797; rare at auction.

Lot: 106 - Surius, Laurentius (1523-1578) Commentarius Brevis Rerum in Orbe Gestarum, ab Anno Salutis MD. usque in Annum M.D. LXXIIII.

Surius, Laurentius (1523-1578) Commentarius Brevis Rerum in Orbe Gestarum, ab Anno Salutis MD. usque in Annum M.D. LXXIIII. Cologne: Apud Gervinum Calenium & haeredes Joannis Quentelii, 1586. Octavo, some browning to contents, bound in full contemporary parchment with large gilt arms on both covers, 6 1/2 x 4 in. This work of Surius, a Carthusian scholar from Lübeck, recounts the history of religious disputes beginning in 1500. It contains references to Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, and also discusses events in Mexico and Florida (pages 509-515). Despite the title, the text was continued up to 1586 by Dutch theologian Michael von Isselt. Adams S-2102; Sabin 93884.

Lot: 107 - Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.

Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: Printed for Benj. Motte, at the Middle Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, 1726. Two octavo volumes containing four parts, Teerink-Scouten 290 (AA), with title page variant in volume II without the edition statement, but with "Vol. II"; author portrait with Latin verses beneath printed on paper with vertical chain lines; illustrated with five engraved maps and one engraved table, bound in uniform later blind-tooled calf with sprinkling, period style, aeg, front board of first volume detached, joints dry, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ESTC T139450; Teerink-Scouten 290 (AA).

Lot: 108 - Tempesta, Antonio (1555-1630) Twenty Engravings from Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata.

Tempesta, Antonio (1555-1630) Twenty Engravings from Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata. [Italy, circa 1625]. Twenty folio-format loose laid paper sheets each engraved with verses at the top surrounded by an elaborate architectural border, with a large panel scene from the story at the bottom of the sheet, comprises twenty different images, each numbered I-XX in the plate; housed in a custom folding case, 13 x 9 3/4 in.

Lot: 109 - Terence [aka] Publius Terentius Afer (c. 195/185-c. 159? BCE) In Quem Triplex Edita est P. Antesignani Rapistagnensis Commentatio.

Terence [aka] Publius Terentius Afer (c. 195/185-c. 159? BCE) In Quem Triplex Edita est P. Antesignani Rapistagnensis Commentatio. Lyon: Mathiam Bonhome, 1560. Second edition of Pierre Davantes's (1525-1561) commentary, quarto, title vignette on title (tinted in ink), lacking final blank, bound in contemporary parchment over boards, covering material worn away at bottom corner, front board, split along the top edge of the board, some damage at the endband attachment, top of joint, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. Davantes, aka Antesignanus, was a scholar and a musician who invented a system of musical notation. Bonhomme printed three volumes of Terenece in 1560, that seem not to be considered a set. They contain different content, are almost never found together, and all use the identical title. This one is considered the third part, but fully independent. as Brunet writes, "Les trois volumes se trouvenet rarement réunis." Adams T-354; Fabricius I 57; Schweiger III 1061.

Lot: 110 - The Conjuror's Magazine, or Magical and Physiognomical Mirror. Including a Superb Edition of Lavater's Essays on Physiognomy.

The Conjuror's Magazine, or Magical and Physiognomical Mirror. Including a Superb Edition of Lavater's Essays on Physiognomy. London: Printed for w. Locke, 1792 [and] 1793. Two octavo volumes containing issues from August 1791 through July 1793; each of the two volumes with general title with engraved frontispiece, in volume one we see the magician in his study, holding a snake and consulting a large volume, surrounded by specimens in jars, with two visitors at the door; the second volume's frontispiece is Overton's engraved calendar for 1738 with a portrait of George III at the center, full-page engraved Table of the Essential Dignities of the Planets bound between pages 134 and 135; issues printed in two columns with astrological and palm-reading text woodcut diagrams, each with a four-page index at the end; bound in uniform contemporary half calf with marbled paper boards, very dry, in need of rebinding, 8 1/2 x 5 in. The Conjuror's Magazine contains ephemerides, planetary charts, and selection of essays on occult topics including palmistry, apparitions, prophecies, magic, alchemy, puzzles, sleights of hand, psychic and paranormal activity, true crime, dice-playing, fortune-telling, and biographies of magicians. ESTC P3087; Ward's Index of Serials (page 35); NCBEL II: 1309; Times Handlist page 46; Crane & Kaye 119; rare ESTC lists seven copies in U.S. libraries.

Lot: 111 - The First Spelling Primer; or an Easy Introduction to the Art of Reading Adorned with Emblematic Pictures.

The First Spelling Primer; or an Easy Introduction to the Art of Reading Adorned with Emblematic Pictures. London-Derry [Ireland]: Published by G. Douglas, 1795. Stated second edition, 32mo single signature of sixteen leaves, the alphabet in uppercase and lowercase letters with the vowels at the bottom printed as a frontispiece; with twenty-six small text woodcuts illustrating the Prince's Alphabet, followed by an ABC poem, The Alphabet in Rhime , syllables of two and three letters, easy words, easy reading lessons, the Lord's Prayer, and a publisher's advertisement leaf aimed at children mentioning four other titles: The Ladder to Learning; Manson's Spelling Primer; Manson's Spelling Book; and The Universal Spelling Book; in publisher's limp paper covers, housed in (but not attached to) a modern folder, toned and worn, 4 x 2 3/4 in. Rare, no copies at auction; not in ESTC; very few examples of Douglas's work in ESTC, none of his juvenile output, nor any of the titles mentioned in the advertisement leaf listed in any institutions.

Lot: 112 - The Wren; or, the Fairy of the Green-House Consisting of Song, Story, and Dialogue.

The Wren; or, the Fairy of the Green-House Consisting of Song, Story, and Dialogue. London: Printed and Sold by John Marshall, at No. 4 Aldermary Church-Yard in Bow-Lane Cheapside, [1788]. Small square 12mo, one single signature of eighty leaves; illustrated with woodcut frontis with childish but neat hand-coloring and woodcut text illustrations, bound in publisher's original marbled paper wrappers; housed in a custom chemise and slipcase, 4 x 3 1/2 in. Osborne I, page 87; ESTC T120217.

Lot: 113 - Torricelli, Evangelista (1608-1647) Lezioni Accademiche.

Torricelli, Evangelista (1608-1647) Lezioni Accademiche. Florence: per Jacopo Guiducci, 1715. First edition, half-title present, engraved device to title, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, one preliminary leaf very neatly repaired, affected text restored in very good pen facsimile, 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. Carli and Favaro 428; Cinti 169; Dibner, Heralds 149; DSB XIII, pp.437-38; Honeyman 2993; Norman 2088; Riccardi I(ii) 544: 'raro'; Sparrow, Milestones of Science 190.

Lot: 114 - Tschudi, Aegidius (1505-1572) Chronicon Helveticum. Oder Gründliche Beschreibung der So wohl in dem Heil.

Tschudi, Aegidius (1505-1572) Chronicon Helveticum. Oder Gründliche Beschreibung der So wohl in dem Heil. Basel: Bischoff, 1734-36. First edition, two folio volumes, title pages printed in red and black, folding frontispiece in first volume; bound in uniform contemporary full sheepskin with gilt-tooled spines, surface rubbing, losses at heads and tails, joints cracked, ex library Crozer Theological Seminary at Bucknell Library, with bookplates and some blind stamps, 15 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (2) Tschudi's history of the Swiss Confederation is known in English as the Swiss Chronicle. It contains fifty important historical documents that have not survived in any other form and is the most important source work for the story of the Swiss folk hero William Tell, the very source used by Schiller when writing his play.

Lot: 115 - Vendramenus, Franciscus (circa 1608) Ordo Rituum, & Ceremoniarum Suscipiendi Habitum Monialem tam pro una Novitia seorsim, quam pro plu

Vendramenus, Franciscus (circa 1608) Ordo Rituum, & Ceremoniarum Suscipiendi Habitum Monialem tam pro una Novitia seorsim, quam pro pluribus coniunctim. Ad Venetae Diaecesis Usum. [?Venice circa 1608]. Quarto, title page printed in red and black, no imprint information, an initiation manual for new nuns and monks written for the use of the Venetian diocese, printed in red and black, lacking two text leaves (C2 & C3), bound in modern half buckram with patterned paper boards, 9 3/4 x 7 in. Rare, no copies in Worldcat; rare at auction.

Lot: 116 - Verdizzotti, Giovanni Maria (1525-1600) Le Vite de' Santi Padri Insieme Col Prato Spirituale.

Verdizzotti, Giovanni Maria (1525-1600) Le Vite de' Santi Padri Insieme Col Prato Spirituale. Venice: Guerra, 1597. Quarto, title page printed within elaborate woodcut border, illustrated with numerous text woodcuts, designed by the author who was a writer artist, printmaker, and Titian's secretary; bound in limp parchment, some occasional dampstaining to text, worming to inner gutter, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.

Lot: 117 - Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation.

Voltaire (1694-1778) Letters Concerning the English Nation. London: Printed [by William Bowyer] for C. Davis & A. Lyon, 1733. First edition, octavo, translated by John Lockman, A-S8, printed on heavy paper, a clean copy bound in modern half leather, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. In this far-reaching series of essays, Voltaire recounts the famous anecdote of Sir Isaac Newton's moment of inspiration. "[A]s he was walking one day in his garden, he saw some fruits fall from a tree, [and] fell into a profound meditation on that gravity. [...] Why may not this power which causes heavy bodies to descend, [...] why may not this power extend as high as the moon?" Sabin 100751; Maslen & Lancaster, Bowyer Ledgers, 1958; ESTC T137614; Babson 242; Walls 424.

Lot: 118 - Zanadio, Francesco Maria (fl. circa 1675) Scuola Celeste Aperta da Maria Madre dell'Eterna Sapienza all'Anime sue Divote.

Zanadio, Francesco Maria (fl. circa 1675) Scuola Celeste Aperta da Maria Madre dell'Eterna Sapienza all'Anime sue Divote. Venice: Apresso Antonio Bosio, 1679. First and perhaps only edition, 12mo, engraved title, typographical title, 489 numbered pages, plus index; bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, becoming de-cased, 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. Rare, only one copy in Worldcat, held at the Jesuit library in Rome, and apparently lacking the typographical title page, as the author's and printer's names are gleaned from the signature to the dedication only. Zanadio seems to have authored only two titles, both on the topic of the Virgin Mary.

Lot: 119 - Breton de la Martinière, Jean-Baptiste China: its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c.

Breton de la Martinière, Jean-Baptiste China: its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. London: Printed for J.J. Stockdale [printed by S. Gosnell], 1813. Third edition in English, four octavo volumes bound as two, half-titles present in volumes I, II, & IV; illustrated with eighty hand-colored full-paged engravings; first and second English editions were both published in 1812 in four volumes; spines worn, becoming detached, front board of second volume detached, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (2) Abbey Travel 535; Colas 435; Cordier Sinica I, 65 (second edition); Lipperheide 1525.

Lot: 120 - Bridgens, Richard (fl. circa 1830) Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland, and Italy.

Bridgens, Richard (fl. circa 1830) Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland, and Italy. London: Published by Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy, and Hatchard & Son, 1821. First edition, folio, illustrated with hand-colored frontispiece and forty-nine aquatint plates (fifty including frontispiece), bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper boards, worn, spine panel becoming detached, 11 3/4 x 9 in.

Lot: 121 - Cook, James (1728-1779) A Voyage towards the South Pole and Round the World.

Cook, James (1728-1779) A Voyage towards the South Pole and Round the World. London: Printed for W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1777. Second edition, two quarto volumes, engraved frontispiece portrait of Cook opposite the title, illustrated with fifty-three (of sixty-three) full-page and folding engravings and maps (including the large folding map of the Southern hemisphere, mounted), some tears, mostly repaired on verso, some plates stained, and other defects, bound in early marbled paper boards neatly rebacked in pale calfskin with red morocco labels, 11 18 x 8 3/4 in. (2) ESTC T175770; Beddie 1216; Hill 358; Holmes 24; PMM 223; Sabin 16245.

Lot: 122 - Costumes et Plantes de L'Hindoustan. Manuscript on Paper.

Costumes et Plantes de L'Hindoustan. Manuscript on Paper. India: pre-1842. Two folio volumes, volume one beginning with a five-leaf manuscript text introduction in French in an italic hand; contents throughout on a consistent stock of French laid paper with a watermark dated 1769 (used for illustrations and text), introduction followed by alternating sections of explanatory text (of varying lengths or blank leaves) and hand-painted miniatures of Hindu gods, consisting of 112 full-page illustrations interspersed with text up to 235 leaves including the miniatures (i.e. 112 illustrations and 123 leaves of text); page count continues in volume two, which contains only illustrations, including 115 hand-painted miniatures of Indians of various backgrounds and jobs going about their daily lives (the majority of which depict different trades), followed by eighty-two botanical illustrations; early manuscript note in first volume records that the set was purchased by William Boom at the auction of Viscount Kingsborough's library in Dublin on November 1, 1842, and was reportedly brought to Europe from India by someone named Poivret at an unspecified date; the two volumes bound in matching full olive marbled calf decorated in gilt and neatly rebacked, 12 x 7 1/2 in. (2) Volume one, dedicated to deities and the stories of their extraordinary adventures, contains a fascinating and rich trove of imagery that characterize the legends of the Hindu tradition. The second volume, because it is dedicated to the people of the region, contains wonderful details of the period. Women's jewelry is depicted, along with a scene where a woman is receiving a henna tattoo, and another where a merchant in the marketplace is fitting a woman with bracelets. Other industries depicted include stone masonry and carving, the fabrication of metal bowls, bricks, the spinning of fiber, weaving, dying, and block printing of fabric, and many others. In the section of botanical images, plants are shown with fruit and flower, including cross sections of the fruit. Here are depicted bananas, pomegranates, lotus, papaya, ginger, bitter melon, durian, dates, citrus, and many others. The traditional wedding ceremony is depicted in multiple images, along with the ritual of the funeral pyre, an exorcism, food preparation, offerings to the gods, and the performances of wrestlers, dancers, musicians, the work of scribes, tailors, and much more.

Lot: 123 - Denon, Dominique-Vivant (1747-1825) Egypt, a Series of One Hundred and Ten Engravings, Exhibiting the Antiquities, Architecture, Inhabi

Denon, Dominique-Vivant (1747-1825) Egypt, a Series of One Hundred and Ten Engravings, Exhibiting the Antiquities, Architecture, Inhabitants, Animals, Scenery, &c. of that Country. London: Published by Charles Taylor, printed by Hatfield & Twigg, 1816. First edition in English, title page printed within an ornate border printed in green ink, illustrated with frontispiece portrait and 109 plates, text in English and French in two columns throughout, contents very good, with some slight finger smudging; bound in contemporary half tan calf, worn and rubbed, 19 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. [Together with] two copies of the folio Planches du Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte, the plate volume; the first example [London: Peltier & Bagster, 1807], illustrated with 107 of 109 plates (lacking plates 25 and 84, used as frontispieces in the two text volumes), bound in half leather with marbled paper boards, with the original publisher's label on front board, 19 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.; [and] another copy of a different edition, London: Peltier, [circa 1809]; illustrated with engraved frontispiece and sixty plates, with duplicates of three plates (XV, XLII, & XLVII) inserted, bound in contemporary half leather (worn, front board becoming detached) and marbled paper boards, 18 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. (3)

Lot: 124 - Dielmann, Bamberger, & Wegelin. Der Rheinische Tourist.

Dielmann, Bamberger, & Wegelin. Der Rheinische Tourist. Frankfurt am Main: Jügel, [1850]. Oblong folio; illustrated chromolithographic title page printed with metallic ink on coated paper by Creuzbauer, followed by with ninety-two steel-engraved plates after Lang & Rudolf showing local scenery, cities, historic sites, and vistas, with multi-colored tissue guards separating the plates, and divisional titles for the different regions, (foxing, some other staining, other defects), bound in full contemporary blind stamped and gilt-titled brown cloth, ex libris James Johnston Pettigrew (1828-1863), with his book ticket pasted inside the front board, 12 x 8 3/4 in. Pettigrew was a soldier for the southern side during the Civil War. He was badly wounded during Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg and then mortally wounded during a Union attack in West Virginia.

Lot: 125 - Illustrated Travel, Two 18th Century Imprints.

Illustrated Travel, Two 18th Century Imprints. Including: Engelbert Kaempfer's (1651-1716) Amoenitatum Exoticarum Politico-Physico-Medicarum Fasciculi V [...] Rerum Persicarum & Ulterioris Asiae, Lemgo: Meyer, 1712, first edition, quarto, illustrated with thirteen of sixteen folding engravings, lacking text pages (457/458, text only, and 679/680, with an engraving) all missing material supplied in facsimile; with sixty-two of sixty-three full-page engravings, and numerous text illustrations; much of interest illustrated in the text, including dozens of botanical plates, scenes, and images of a hookah, Japanese furniture, musical instruments, acupuncture, a Japanese monk, and a chart of the body used for Asian medicine, many plates with the subjects identified in the local languages; bound in full modern brown buckram, contents toned, imprint cropped, 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. [And] Georg Meister's Der Orientalisch-Indianische Kunst- und Lust-Gaertner, Dresden & Leipzig: Christoph Hekel, 1731, quarto illustrated with engraved frontispiece, portrait, and twelve plates (of which two are folding), and one text engraving, lacking four text leaves: O2, O3, Ii2, and Ii3; and perhaps one preliminary leaf after the portrait of the dedicatee; bound in paste-paper-covered boards, worn, boards and spine becoming detached, 7 3/4 x 6 in. (2) Kaempfer's important work on Japan identifies close to 500 different native plant species for the first time. He visited Persia as secretary to the Swedish ambassador in 1648 and traveled to Japan in the early 1690s with the Dutch East India Company as their chief surgeon. Kaempfer stayed in the country for the better part of three years, travelling and studying natural history, geography, natural resources, art, music, and culture. Hunt Botanical Library II, 427; Nissen Botanische Buch Illustration, pages 89-91; Bowers Western Medical Pioneers in Feudal Japan, pages 38-58; and Bowers, "Engelbert Kaempfer: Physician, Explorer, Scholar, and Author," Journal of the History of Medicine, vol. XXI, no 3.

Lot: 126 - Justel, Henri ed. (1619-1693) Recueil de Divers Voyages Faits en Afrique et en l'Amerique.

Justel, Henri ed. (1619-1693) Recueil de Divers Voyages Faits en Afrique et en l'Amerique. Paris: Chez Louis Billaine, 1674. First edition, quarto, illustrated with six folding engravings (including maps, lacking the folding map of the Nile), and ten full-paged engravings; bound in full modern calf, antique style; ex libris Mercantile Library of Philadelphia, with ownership stamps; paper brittle, some waterstaining, 9 x 6 3/4 in. Sabin 36944; European Americana 674/159.

Lot: 127 - Kippis, Andrew (1725-1795) trans. Cesareo de Nava Palacio. Historia de la Vida y Viages del Capitan Jaime Cook. Obra Escrita en Ingles.

Kippis, Andrew (1725-1795) trans. Cesareo de Nava Palacio. Historia de la Vida y Viages del Capitan Jaime Cook. Obra Escrita en Ingles. Madrid: La Imprenta Real, 1795. First edition in Spanish, two quarto volumes, bound in full uniform contemporary marbled Spanish sheepskin with vibrantly colored marbled endleaves and bright green silk bookmarks, all of the period, some toning and occasional spotting to contents, 8 x 5 1/2 in.

Lot: 128 - Lafitau, Joseph François (1681-1746) Moeurs des Sauvages Ameriquains, Comparées aux Moeurs des Premiers Temps.

Lafitau, Joseph François (1681-1746) Moeurs des Sauvages Ameriquains, Comparées aux Moeurs des Premiers Temps. Paris: Chez Saugrain & Hochereau, 1724. One of two editions printed in 1724; three 12mo volumes, (the other by the same printer in two quarto volumes), illustrated with folding frontispiece in volume one and thirty-two numbered folding engravings; some toning to contents, some plates with tears associated with careless unfolding (most repaired with tissue on versos), bound in full contemporary speckled leather, gilt-tooled spines, amateurishly repaired, 6 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (3) European Americana 724/98; Sabin 38597.

Lot: 129 - Luard, Major John (1790-1875) Views in India, Saint Helena, and Car Nicobar Drawn from Nature and on Stone.

Luard, Major John (1790-1875) Views in India, Saint Helena, and Car Nicobar Drawn from Nature and on Stone. London: [J. Graf, circa 1832-1838.] First and only edition, folio, illustrated with frontispiece, lithographic title, and fifty-nine plates printed on india paper and mounted (sixty plates including frontispiece); illustrations by and after Luard; bound in full contemporary textured morocco, tooled in gilt, aeg, rubbed, spotting and foxing to contents, 14 x 10 in. Archer & Lightbown pp.142-143; Not in Abbey.

Lot: 130 - Mariette-Bey, Auguste (1821-1881) Album du Musée de Boulaq.

Mariette-Bey, Auguste (1821-1881) Album du Musée de Boulaq. Cairo: Mourès & Cie., 1872. Folio, a defective copy lacking seventeen of the forty mounted albumen photograph plates; twenty-three plates and their explanatory text present, bound in publisher's boards, somewhat worn, some text pages detached, contents somewhat foxed, 10 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.

Lot: 131 - Mayer, Luigi (1755-1803) Views in Egypt, from the Original in the Possession of Sir Robert Ainslie, Taken during his Embassy to Constan

Mayer, Luigi (1755-1803) Views in Egypt, from the Original in the Possession of Sir Robert Ainslie, Taken during his Embassy to Constantinople. London: Thomas Bensley for R. Bowyer, 1801. First edition, folio, illustrated with forty-eight full-paged hand-colored aquatint plates; text printed on wove paper with Edmeads & Co., E & P, and J. Whatman watermarks dated 1801 and 1794; bound in full contemporary plain russia leather with gilt board ruling by the workshop of Auguste-Marie de Caumont (1743-1839) with his Frith Street Soho, London label; bound between 1803 and 1814; neatly rebacked with gilt tooled and lettered spine; corners worn and abraded with some losses, waterstain to spine affecting bottom of front board, and one corner of back board; water stains to front and back- endleaves, fainter at the foot of adjacent leaves, some tissue guards foxed; contemporary British armorial bookplate inside front board, possibly the Earl of Abergavenny (Nevill), 18 x 12 3/4 in. The fine illustrations in this volume include the great pyramids and the Sphinx, and costume plates of people from different regions and classes, including Bedouin and Egyptian families, dancing girls, and a striking image of a Mamluk soldier on horseback. The Mamluks were a powerful military class of knights who were originally enslaved mercenaries serving under Arab rulers. They went on to take control over territories in Egypt and Syria and ruled these regions under a Mamluk Sultanate for centuries. Other subjects depicted in the plates include mosques, Egyptian antiquities, seascapes, and other notable landmarks. Abbey 369; Blackmer 1097; Colas 2018.

Lot: 132 - Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794-1858) ed. Francis L. Hawks (1798-1866) Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China

Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794-1858) ed. Francis L. Hawks (1798-1866) Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas & Japan. Washington D.C.: Beverley Tucker, Senate Printer, 1856. Special presentation copy with secretarial note signed by Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) as first edition, President, sending this specially bound copy to Sir Edward Thornton (1817-1906), "As a slight evidence of his kindness in undertaking the laborious task of arbitrating the questions between the United States and Brazil in the case of the ship 'Canada.'" Signed January 14, 1871; bound in full contemporary pebbled navy morocco over beveled boards, gilt extra; with Grant's note tipped between endleaves in volume one; illustrated throughout, the censored bathing plate present, lacking three hand-colored natural history plates (one bird, one fish, one shells), with two duplicate copies of fish plate XII, the set consisting of four large quarto volumes in uniform deluxe bindings, aeg, (extremities rubbed, joint repair to volume one, other surface wear), 11 x 8 1/2 in. (4) Hill 1332; Sabin 30968.

Lot: 133 - Smith, Charles Hamilton (1776-1859) Views in Northern Africa, a Collection of Watercolor Drawings.

Smith, Charles Hamilton (1776-1859) Views in Northern Africa, a Collection of Watercolor Drawings. Folio format wove paper sheets, many with J. Whatman Turkey Mill watermarks dated in the 1830s and 1840s; eighty-nine full-paged watercolor drawings depicting many different landscapes in North Africa, ancient Egyptian ruins and monuments, including pyramids, colossal statutes, and ruins in Carnac, Cairo, Thebes, and elsewhere; desert-, land-, and seascapes along the Barbary Coast, Straits of Gibraltar, Morocco, Tangier, Algeria, Alexandria; watercolors of the Nile, remains of the ancient Greek settlement at Cyrene in Libya, mosques, and many other sites; some military battle scenes; all titled, almost all signed or initialed by the artist, some with a named dedicatee; the finish of the individual drawings varies from watercolor-shaded pencil sketches to more vibrantly colored images; all sheets disbound, boxed and accompanied by the boards and spine of the original binding, half red morocco and textured cloth boards tooled with gilt "Honi soit qui mal y pense" emblem on front board, gilt spine lettered with title and artist's name (spine torn and damaged, boards rubbed, front joint cracked, sold as a group of loose drawings); sheets edges gilt; according to an old description clipped and pasted inside the front board, originally part of a two-volume set that contained more than 200 drawings, 15 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. Lieutenant-Colonel Smith's military career, between 1787 and 1820, included service in the Napoleonic Wars. He was a prolific self-taught artist with wide-ranging interests that included military uniforms, national dress (he illustrated costume books), natural history, and images like the present set, documenting his prodigious travels.

Lot: 134 - Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste (1605-1689) The Six Voyages [...] through Turky into Persia, and the East Indies.

Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste (1605-1689) The Six Voyages [...] through Turky into Persia, and the East Indies. London: Printed for R[obert] L[ittlebury] and M[oses] Pitt, to be sold by John Starkey and Moses Pitt, 1678. Folio, illustrated with twenty-five engravings; [Bound with] Tavernier's A Collection of Several Relations & Treatises Singular and Curious Not Printed among his First Six Voyages, London: Printed by A. Godbid and J. Playford for Moses Pitt, 1680, first English edition, illustrated with large folding map of Japan and eight folding engravings, with publisher's ad leaves before and after text; bound in original full speckled calf, expertly rebacked, faint waterstain to top inner gutter, contents crisp, ex libris Earl of Ilchester, with his armorial bookplate pasted inside front board, 12 x 7 1/2 in. Six Voyages: ESTC R17557; Wing T-256; A Collection: ESTC R35212; Wing T-250.

Lot: 135 - Agricola, Georgius (1494-1555) ed. Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) De Re Metallica.

Agricola, Georgius (1494-1555) ed. Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) De Re Metallica. London: Published for the translators by the Mining Magazine, 1912. Folio, illustrated with woodcuts from the first Latin edition of 1556, deckle edges, bound in full parchment over boards, some worming to foot of inner joint, 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.

Lot: 136 - Ango, Pierre (1640-1694) L'Optique Divisée en Trois Livres.

Ango, Pierre (1640-1694) L'Optique Divisée en Trois Livres. Paris: Chez Michallet, 1682. First edition, 12mo, illustrated with numerous text diagrams and one full-page plate; bound in full contemporary sheep, front board becoming detached, 6 x 3 1/2 in. "Ignace Gaston Pardies' speculations on light were contained in an unfinished treatise on refraction which Huygens saw in manuscript before 1673. This treatise has been lost, but the Jesuit father Pierre Ango had seen Pardies' manuscript and adopted some of his ideas in a book on optics published in 1682." (c.f. A.I. Sabra's, Theories of Light: from Descartes to Newton Cambridge University Press, 1988; pages195ff.)

Lot: 137 - Baker, Henry (1698-1774) Of Microscopes and the Discoveries Made Thereby. Illustrated with Many Copper-Plates.

Baker, Henry (1698-1774) Of Microscopes and the Discoveries Made Thereby. Illustrated with Many Copper-Plates. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1785. Two octavo volumes, second expanded edition, illustrated with thirty-two plates (some folding), and one folding typographical table, bound in contemporary sprinkled sheepskin, old rebacking now failed, boards detached, later pastedowns and flyleaves, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (2) ESTC T124760.

Lot: 138 - Bekker, Balthasar (1634-1698) Ondersoek van de Betekeninge der Kometen.

Bekker, Balthasar (1634-1698) Ondersoek van de Betekeninge der Kometen. Leeuwarden: Hero Nauta, 1683. First edition, octavo, a work on comets, bound in full contemporary blind ruled and tooled Dutch parchment over boards, nicely preserved, 6 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. Bekker's work on comets came out after he found his congregation panicking over a series of the celestial appearances in the night sky over the Netherlands between 1680 and 1682. Looking to quell a superstitious wave building in the town, he offered this more sober interpretation of the phenomena. He reminds his parishioners that the Bible explicitly states that comets are not portents of doom sent by God to frighten believers into repentance. Bekker was a supporter of Descartes and is also known for his work opposing the persecution of supposed witches, De Betoverde Weereld, published in 1691, and translated into English as The World Bewitched in 1695.

Lot: 139 - Bentham, Jeremy (1748-1832) Defence of Usury; Shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal Restraints on the Terms of Pecuniary Bargains.

Bentham, Jeremy (1748-1832) Defence of Usury; Shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal Restraints on the Terms of Pecuniary Bargains. Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey by Lang & Ustick, 1796. First American edition, 12mo, early ownership inscription to title, one leaf of publisher's ads at the end, in paper boards, rebacked with paper, 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ESTC W4815; Evans 30057.

Lot: 140 - Blankaart, Steven (1650-1704) De Nederlandschen Herbarius of Kruid Boek.

Blankaart, Steven (1650-1704) De Nederlandschen Herbarius of Kruid Boek. Amsterdam: Nicolaas ten Hoorn, 1714. Octavo, illustrated with thirty-six botanical engravings, bound in full contemporary parchment; [Together with] Constantin Huygens's Koren-Bloemen, Nederlandsche Gedichten, The Hague: Adriaen Vlack, 1658, large quarto; [and] Boëtius à Bolswert's Amstelredams eer ende Opcomen door de Denckwaerdighe Miraklen Aldaer Geschied aen ende door het H. Sacrament des Altaers, Antwerp: by Hendrick Aertssens, 1639, octavo, bound in parchment, sizes vary. (3)

Lot: 141 - Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals.

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals. London: John Murray, 1872. First edition, second issue, with preliminaries and final leaves as described in Freeman, illustrated with seven heliotype plates after photographs numbered with arabic figures; text illustrations; with advertisements bound after the text dated November 1872; bound in publisher's full green cloth, black coated endleaves, binding a bit bumped, inner joint of front endleaf torn at the head, some thumbing and signs of use to contents, 7 1 2/x 4 3/4 in. "This is an important member of the evolutionary set, and it was written, in part at least, as a confutation of the idea that the facial muscles of expression in man were a special endowment. Darwin had no personal research experience in the subject, but he had read widely and enquired of his scientific colleagues." (cf. Freeman's The Works of Charles Darwin, an Annotated Bibliographical Handlist, page 142. Freeman 1142.

Lot: 142 - Desaguliers, John Theophilus (1683-1744) A Course of Experimental Philosophy.

Desaguliers, John Theophilus (1683-1744) A Course of Experimental Philosophy. London: Printed for w. Innys; M. Senex; and T. Longman, 1744/1745. Two quarto volumes, second edition, lacking the title page in volume one, illustrated with thirty-two folding copperplate engravings bound at the end of the first volume and forty-six in the second volume (for a total of seventy-eight illustrations; some plates bound out of order), bound in later half leather, dry and subject to red rot, 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (2) ESTC T135357.

Lot: 143 - Dezallier d'Argenville, Antoine Joseph (1680-1765) L'Histoire Naturelle Eclaircie dans une de ses Parties Principales, L'Oryctologie

Dezallier d'Argenville, Antoine Joseph (1680-1765) L'Histoire Naturelle Eclaircie dans une de ses Parties Principales, L'Oryctologie, qui Traité des Pierres, des Métaux, & des Minéraux. Paris: Chez de Bure, 1755. engraved frontispiece; illustrated with twenty-six full-paged engravings of stones, fossils, minerals, corals, birds, and fish (frontis numbered and included in plate count), some marginal waterstaining, mostly faint; bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated calf, gilt-tooled spine, worn and dry, with losses at head and tail, ex libris Tytler of Woodhouselee with engraved armorial bookplate inside front board, 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.

Lot: 144 - Dutch Sammelband, Two Mid-18th Century Titles.

Dutch Sammelband, Two Mid-18th Century Titles. Including: Cornelis Velsen's (1703-1755) Rivierkundige Verhandeling, Amsterdam: Tirion, 1749, illustrated with six folding plates, some of which are maps; [bound with] John Hill's (1716-1775) Proeven der Natuurlyke Historie en Wysbegeerte, Behelsende eene Reex van Ontdekkingen, Gedaan met Behulp van het Microscopium, Harlem: Enschedé & Huytink, 1753, octavo, in contemporary binding of pink alum-tawed calf spine and marbled paper boards, gilt title, 8 x 4 3/4 in. The first work, by Velsen, the Dutch cartographer, concerns itself with rivers. The second details new observations and discoveries made with the microscope.

Lot: 145 - Early Continental Science, Four Titles in Six Volumes.

Early Continental Science, Four Titles in Six Volumes. Including; Fontenelle's Eloges des Academiciens de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, The Hague: Chez Isaac van der Kloot, 1731, two 12mo volumes, bound in very good contemporary armorial bindings with gilt-tooled spines; Lazaro Spallanzani's Nouvelles Recherches sur les Découvertes Microscopiques, London & Paris: Chez Lacombe, 1749, with notes by Needham, in two octavo volumes, lacking frontispiece in first volume, bound in full uniform calf, gilt-tooled spines, illustrated, joints starting; Ignaz von Born's Voyage Minéralogique Fait en Hongrie et en Transilvanie, Paris: Rue et Hostel Serpente, 1780, 12mo, bound in full contemporary tree calf, spine dry, endcaps chipped; [and] Benjamin Martin's Gramatica delle Scienze Filosofiche, Venice: Remondini, 1750, octavo, with author portrait, bound in modern expert limp parchment. (6)

Lot: 146 - Early Continental Science, Three Titles in Four Volumes.

Early Continental Science, Three Titles in Four Volumes. Including: Joseph-Aignan Sigaud de Lafond's (1730-1810) Description et Usage d'un Cabinet de Physique Experimentale, Paris: Chez Gueffier, 1775, first edition, two octavo volumes, illustrated, bound in full uniform contemporary sponged calf, gilt-tooled spines; Jean-Antoine Nollet's (1700-1770) L'Electricité Soumise a un Nouvel Examen, Avignon: Chez la Veuve Girard & Franç. Seguin, 1768, octavo, illustrated, bound in full contemporary gilt-decorated calf; [and] Pierre Bertholon's De L'Electricité du Corps Humain dans l'Etat de Santé et de Maladie, Lyon: Bernuset, 1780, first edition, 12mo, bound in later half leather. (4)

Lot: 147 - Eigenmann, Carl (1863-1927) & Rosa Eigenmann (1858-1947) Large Archive of Correspondence, 1883-1930.

Eigenmann, Carl (1863-1927) & Rosa Eigenmann (1858-1947) Large Archive of Correspondence, 1883-1930. Including letters, documents, typed manuscripts, and a large group of correspondence and documents to and from their children; with approximately sixty-five pieces from or to Rosa, 1883-1930 including letters to colleagues before her marriage, letters to her husband, others in the scientific community, her parents, siblings, and children; approximately seventy letters from Carl to Rosa 1894-1925 while travelling for his work; approximately fifty-five letters received by Carl of a professional nature, including letters from Laura Clark Hubbs, Fernandas Payne, William Lowe Bryan, Barton Warren Evermann, David Starr Jordan, Max Weber, and others; a group of about twenty-five typed retained carbon copies of letters sent by Carl to various associates, and a group of typed manuscripts for publication (some with handwritten corrections and edits); a sub-archive of correspondence between Carl and William Jacob Holland of the Carnegie Museum, circa 1905-1918, sometimes contentious in nature; [Together with] a large group of correspondence from Carl and Rosa to their children, and correspondence received from them; with domestic material, envelopes, clippings, and other allied material; hundreds of documents. Rosa Smith Eigenmann is considered the first woman ichthyologist in the United States. She discovered a new species of eyeless fish, the blind goby or Othonops eos, living in caves beneath the Point Loma Peninsula in San Diego, California in 1879. Carl Henry Eigenmann was a German American fish scientist who, working with his wife Rosa, identified and described 195 general (nearly 600 species) of North and South American fishes. His freshwater studies in South America are especially notable. Several of his original monographs on his travels in carbon typescripts with handwritten corrections are present in this archive. A graduate of Indiana University, he had an ongoing relationship with the college for more than forty years. Not only is Eigenmann's career and work connection with his wife documented here, all sorts of personal information, including many letters written by Rosa and Carl to their children, and letters from the children to "Ma and Pa" complete this extensive archive.

Lot: 148 - Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Stabilizing the Dollar: A Plan to Stabilize the General Price Level without Fixing Individual Prices.

Fisher, Irving (1867-1947) Stabilizing the Dollar: A Plan to Stabilize the General Price Level without Fixing Individual Prices. New York: Macmillan, 1920. First edition, octavo, bound in publisher's full blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine, page edges a bit dusty, top of spine slightly crumpled, bookplate pasted inside front board, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

Lot: 149 - Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Oeuvres.

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Oeuvres. Paris: Chez Quillau, Esprit, et l'Auteur, 1773. First edition in French, two quarto volumes bound as one, illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of Franklin in his study and twelve full-page plates, translated from the English of the fourth edition by Jacques Barbeu Dubourg (1709-1779) with new additions, half-titles to each part present; bound in contemporary sponged calf, worn and abraded, in need of restoration, 10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. Ford 315; Sabin 25607.

Lot: 150 - Gervais, Jean-Antoine & Elisabeth Gervais (fl. circa 1820) Opuscule sur la Vinification, Traitant des Vices des Méthodes Usitées pour l

Gervais, Jean-Antoine & Elisabeth Gervais (fl. circa 1820) Opuscule sur la Vinification, Traitant des Vices des Méthodes Usitées pour la Fabrication des Vins, et des Avantages du Procédé de M.elle Élizabeth Gervais. Montpellier: J.-G. Tournel, 1820. First edition, with vignette to title and without the letters at the end, octavo; bound in contemporary half leather (worn) with marbled paper boards, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.. "Elisabeth Gervais, a landowner in the south of France near Montpellier, grew grapes and was one of the early experimenters in wine quality improvement. A description of the equipment she used for carrying out the fermentation process appeared in the London journal Philosophical Magazine in 1823, a notably early date for a report of technical developments by a woman experimenter. Her method of using semi-closed vessels rather than the open vats then in general use gave a higher quality product for wines, cider, and beer; two years previously a short monograph on wine production and the advantages of the semi-closed-vessel method, which had already been granted a government patent, had been published by [her brother] Jean Antoine Gervais." (cf. Creese, Thomas M., et al.  Ladies in the Laboratory II: West European Women in Science, 1800-1900: a Survey of Their Contributions to Research. United Kingdom, Scarecrow Press, 2004.) Simon Vinaria 19; Lambert 441; Querard III, 336; Oberle Fritsch 163.

Lot: 151 - Goring, C.R. (1792-1840) and Andrew Pritchard (1804-1882) Micrographia: Containing Practical Essays on Reflecting, Solar, Oxy-Hydrogen

Goring, C.R. (1792-1840) and Andrew Pritchard (1804-1882) Micrographia: Containing Practical Essays on Reflecting, Solar, Oxy-Hydrogen Gas Microscopes; Micrometers; Eye-Pieces. London: Whitaker & Co., 1837. First edition, illustrated with large folding frontispiece engraved by John Cleghorn after Goring, text illustrations, and two additional full-page plates bound after the text (plates numbered I-III beginning with frontispiece), with a single leaf of printer's ads bound after the text, presentation inscription to the American Microscopical Society of the City of New York by J. Frey, in boards, with publisher's original spine label, some foxing, binding worn, chipping to spine along joints, corners bumped, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.

Lot: 152 - Heisenberg, Werner (1901-1976) The Physical Principles of the Quantum Theory.

Heisenberg, Werner (1901-1976) The Physical Principles of the Quantum Theory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1930. First edition, octavo, bound in publisher's burgundy cloth titled in gilt on spine and front board, in publisher's dust jacket, outside toned and dusty, some short tears and corner wear to jacket, small white sticker over price inside front board, contemporary ownership inscription in ink on ffep, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Lot: 152A - Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882) Investigations in Currency and Finance.

Jevons, William Stanley (1835-1882) Investigations in Currency and Finance. London: Macmillan & Co., 1884. First edition, almost completely unopened throughout, many plates, including full-paged and folding, including a very large linen-backed table bound inside the back board as issued; bound in very good publisher's pebble-textured russet embossed cloth with gilt-tooled spine, slightly crumpled at head of spine, otherwise in excellent condition, contemporary ownership inscription dated 1892 on fep, bookplate of Hawthorn Farm inside front board, some light foxing to pastedowns and flyleaves, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.

Lot: 153 - Keeler, James Edward (1857-1900) Publications of the Lick Observatory, Volume VIII.

Keeler, James Edward (1857-1900) Publications of the Lick Observatory, Volume VIII. Sacramento: University of California Publications, 1908. Folio, illustrated with seventy-one photogravure images of space numbered 1 through 70, (two plates numbered 30A and 30B; plate ten bound as frontispiece), each image thrown out on a guard and protected with a tissue guard, bound in full publisher's pebbled cloth, somewhat shaken and abraded, contents good, 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. At the Lick Observatory, Keeler used the Crossley telescope to photograph distant nebulae. After a stroke claimed his life at the age of 43, Keeler's colleagues at the Observatory gathered his images and work in the present publication.

Lot: 154 - Keynes, John Maynard (1883-1946) A Tract on Monetary Reform. [and] A Treatise on Money.

Keynes, John Maynard (1883-1946) A Tract on Monetary Reform. [and] A Treatise on Money. London: Macmillan & Co., 1923 & 1930. Three octavo volumes bound in very good publisher's blue cloth, gilt-tooled spines; spines slightly sunned, corner slightly bumped, some light shelf-wear, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (3) PMM 423.

Lot: 155 - Kützing, Friedrich Traugott (1807-1893) Tabulae Phycologicae.

Kützing, Friedrich Traugott (1807-1893) Tabulae Phycologicae. Nordhausen: Kosten des Verfassers, 1845-1866. First edition, sixteen octavo volumes bound as eight, illustrated with a total of 1,600 lithographic plates (100 in each part), bound in full uniform period pebbled leather and textured cloth boards, dry, spines sun faded, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in., occupying one linear foot of shelf space. (8) Kützing was a botanist and pharmacist who had a special interest in algae. This impressive work documents 6,000 species of algae. Pritzel 4912; Nissen 1109; rare at auction.

Lot: 156 - Lafond, Joseph-Aignan Sigaud de (1730-1810) Three Titles in Four Volumes, 1767-1779.

Lafond, Joseph-Aignan Sigaud de (1730-1810) Three Titles in Four Volumes, 1767-1779. Including: Leçons de Physique Experimentale, Paris: Chez des Ventes de la Doué, 1767, first edition, two 12mo volumes, illustrated with twenty-four folding plates, bound in contemporary uniform sponged calf, gilt-tooled spines; Traité de l'Électricité, Paris: Chez des Ventes de la Doué, 1771, first edition, 12mo, illustrated with twelve folding plates, bound in contemporary sponge-decorated sheep, worn; [and] Essai sur Différentes Especes d'Air, Paris: Gueffier, 1779, first edition, octavo, illustrated with five folding plates, bound in full contemporary sponge-decorated calf, gilt-tooled spine, worn, front joint cracked, endcap chipped with loss of endband. (4)

Lot: 157 - Malpighi, Marcello (1628-1694) Anatomes Plantarum Pars Altera; [bound with] Appendix Ovo Incubato.

Malpighi, Marcello (1628-1694) Anatomes Plantarum Pars Altera; [bound with] Appendix Ovo Incubato. London: Impensis John Martyn, 1679 [Appendix dated 1675]. First edition, folio, title page printed in red and black with engraved coat of arms, added engraved title, first part illustrated with thirty-nine (of thirty-nine) full-page plates; Appendix illustrated with fifty-two (of fifty-four full-page plates); and seven full-page plates of the development of chicks, for a total of 98 of 100 plates; bound in modern half buckram with marbled paper boards, the Appendix is slightly shorter than the first part,14 1/2 x 9 in. Pars Altera: Dibner 22; Garrison-Morton 536; Henrey 239; Horblit 43aL; Morton, pp 178-194; Nissen (botany) 1269; Norman 1430; Wing M-345; ESTC R229416. Appendix: ESTC R2466.

Lot: 158 - Malthus, Thomas Robert (1766-1834) An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, a View of its Past and Present Effects on Human Happine

Malthus, Thomas Robert (1766-1834) An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, a View of its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness. London: Printed for J. Johnson by T. Bensley, 1806. Third edition, two octavo volumes, half-titles present, bound in uniform contemporary calf boards, old rebacking, gilt spines, repair loosening somewhat, ex libris Sir Bindon Blood (1842-1940), with bookplates and title page signatures in pencil, 8 1/4 x 5 in. [together with] Alexander Hill Everett's (1792-1847) New Ideas on Population with Remarks on the Theories of Malthus & Godwin, Boston: Oliver Everett, 1823, first edition, uncut, bound in marbled paper wrappers, contemporary signature of W. Forward to title, 9 1/4 x 6 in. (3) Between publication of the first edition of An Essay on the Principle of Population in 1798 and 1826, Malthus continued to modify the text, adding content, responding to his critics, and recording his own new insights on material he had presented in earlier editions.

Lot: 159 - Maund, Benjamin (1790-1863) The Botanic Garden: Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants.

Maund, Benjamin (1790-1863) The Botanic Garden: Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants. London: Baldwin, Cradock, Joy, & Griffiths, [and] Simpkin & Marshall, [1825-1850]. Eight large octavo volumes bound in period uniform half red morocco with marbled paper boards, engraved titles in each volume, illustrated with 192 hand-colored plates depicting 768 different plants (four per page; twenty-four illustrations per volume), some occasional foxing to some title pages, tissue guards present, contents quite good, bindings a bit dry and rubbed, all boards attached, 9 x 7 in. (8)

Lot: 160 - McCulloch, John Ramsay (1789-1864) The Principles of Political Economy.

McCulloch, John Ramsay (1789-1864) The Principles of Political Economy. Edinburgh: Printed for William & Charles Tait; and Longman & Co. London, 1825. First edition, large octavo, without the half-title, title page signed by John Rutherfurd and dated 1825; bound in original boards, rebacked, remnant of original spine and label (damaged) laid down on Japanese tissue and tacked inside front board, 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.

Lot: 161 - Mosquera, Dionisio de (b. circa 1681) Litho-Statica, o Theorica y Practica de Medir Piedras Preciosas.

Mosquera, Dionisio de (b. circa 1681) Litho-Statica, o Theorica y Practica de Medir Piedras Preciosas. Madrid: por Francisco del Hierro, 1721. First and perhaps only edition, title page printed within border of typographical ornaments, typographical tables in the text, lacking the folding plate and final ?blank Cc4; two leaves with closed tears along inner gutter, minor worming at gutter, engraved papal portrait on first leaf of dedication; bound in later half leather and patterned paper boards, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. This work is a practical guide for weighing precious stones, including diamonds, rubies, and emeralds. cf. Sinkanas Gemology Bibliography, 1993 no. 4618.

Lot: 162 - Musschenbroek, Pieter van (1692-1761) Elementa Physicae Conscripta in Usus Academicos.

Musschenbroek, Pieter van (1692-1761) Elementa Physicae Conscripta in Usus Academicos. Leiden: Luchtmans, 1734. First edition, octavo, title page printed in red and black, possibly lacking a preliminary blank; illustrated with twenty-one folding engraved plates (plate IX, the folding world map, bound between pages 494 and 495); bound in contemporary sponge-decorated calf, gilt-tooled spine, front joint cracking, corners worn, small library stamp on title, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. In this work, Musschenbroek writes about various scientific experiments, including optics.

Lot: 163 - Natural Philosophy & Physics. In Physicam; Latin Manuscript on Paper.

Natural Philosophy & Physics. In Physicam; Latin Manuscript on Paper. Italy?, mid- to late-18th century. Octavo format manuscript on laid paper, each leaf with a pencil border, text in brown ink, single column throughout in a Latin book-hand, about seventeen lines per page, written over 189 numbered pages, with seven hand-drawn folding diagrams at the end; bound in full contemporary Italian parchment over boards, sponged decoration to leaf edges, 7 1/2 x 5 in. This fascinating manuscript may contain lecture notes, as no published work seems to match it. The writer's initials are likely J.M.B., the only indication of an identity in the text. The spine bears a label referring to a Pere Aloys Schett, but that proved to be a deadend as well. What we can say from the text is that in addition to references to church fathers and the ancients, we also find mentions of Gassendi and Musschenbroek and many references to Newton, regarding color theory, the movement of various bodies, and gravity. Notes regarding electricity are also here, discussion of the nature of smells, sounds, and colors. The diagrams begin with simple geometry and progress to employment of such calculations in practical settings. The penultimate illustration depicts pulleys, screws, and other simple machines.

Lot: 164 - Schmiedel, Kasimir Christoph (1718-1792) Erz Stuffen und Berg Arten mit Farben Genau Abgebildet.

Schmiedel, Kasimir Christoph (1718-1792) Erz Stuffen und Berg Arten mit Farben Genau Abgebildet. Nuremberg: Johan Michael Seligmann, 1753. First edition, quarto, ten parts bound together, consisting of general engraved title in German, thirty full-paged hand-colored engravings (numbered continuously 1-30), each colored and highlighted with metallic pigments; the text following in German only [this work was also published in German and Latin with Latin title, Fossilium Metalla et Res Metallicas], text printed typographically (forty pages); verso of final leaf with catchword, "Tabv-"; edited by Johann Michael Seligmann; bound in contemporary mottled calf, with decoratively patterned turquoise paste-paper endleaves, neatly rebacked, ex libris Bertie Greatheed with his armorial bookplate pasted inside front board, 9 3/4 x 8 in. Hoover 728; Schuh 4322; Ward & Carozzi 1980 & 1981 (with twenty-six plates). According to G.R. Boehmer's Bibliotheca Scriptorum Historiae Naturalis, 1788 (vol. I, part one, page 59) this work was issued in twenty-eight parts (each part illustrated with three plates) between 1753 and 1765. C.G. Kayser, in his Vollständiges Bücher-Lexicon, 1835 (vol. 5, page 105) cites an edition of 1762 with a total of forty-six plates, copies generally appear with a varying number of plates and are rarely found with all twenty-eight parts present.

Lot: 165 - Senebier, Jean (1742-1809) Two Titles in Five Volumes, 1775 & 1782.

Senebier, Jean (1742-1809) Two Titles in Five Volumes, 1775 & 1782. Including: L'Art d'Observer, Geneva: Chez Cl. Philibert & Bart. Chirol, 1775, first edition, two octavo volumes, ex libris Société de Lecture de Geneve, with stamp to titles and a presentation inscription in the first volume, "Donné par Mr. Ant. Morin," half-titles present; bound in uniform contemporary half leather and speckled paper boards, spines rubbed, contents well-preserved, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.; [And] Mémoires Physico-Chymiques sur l'Influence de la Lumière Solaire pour Modifier les Êtres des Trois Règnes de la Nature, & sur-tout ceux du Règne Végétal, Geneva: Chez Barthelemi Chirol, 1782, first edition, three octavo volumes, illustrated with two folding engravings in the first volume; bound in uniform contemporary half leather and speckled paper boards, two nicely preserved sets, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (5) Senebier, a Swiss plant physiologist, demonstrated for the first time that photosynthesis begins when light strikes green plants and that plants use light to take in carbon dioxide and give off oxygen. "[Senebier's L'Art d'Observer], has been described as the century's first attempt at systematizing fundamental rules for investigating nature. The [work] was written for a competition organized by the Dutch Society of Sciences on a subject [Charles] Bonnet himself proposed. Senebier, who translated Spallanzani and carried out research into vegetable physiology, said his idea of reflecting on the art of observing was inspired by 'reading Bonnet again and again,' notably his Analytical Essay on the Faculties of the Soul and Considerations on Organized Bodies. Senebier took Bonnet's approach as a model of the analytic method and proceeded through a sort of mise en abîme in which he 'analyzed the important links in the chain' of analysis itself." (cf. Vidal, Fernando, and Brown, Saskia.  The Sciences of the Soul: The Early Modern Origins of Psychology. United Kingdom, University of Chicago Press, 2011.)

Lot: 166 - Smith, Adam (1723-1790) An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

Smith, Adam (1723-1790) An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. London: Printed for William Allison & J. Maynard; Edinburgh: W. Blair, 1819. Three octavo volumes, bound in full speckled calf, spines with attractive gilt tooling and red and green labels on spines, joints tender/cracking, 8 1/4 x 5 in. (3)

Lot: 167 - Smith, William (1808-1857) A Synopsis of the British Diatomaceae.

Smith, William (1808-1857) A Synopsis of the British Diatomaceae. London: Printed for Smith & Beck, published by John van Voorst, 1853-1856. First edition, two large octavo volumes, illustrated by Tuffen West (1823-1891) with sixty-two monochromatic lithographic plates, and eight in color (two frontispieces and five plates at the end of the second volume lettered A through E); very nicely bound in uniform contemporary full russia gilt, marbled edges, nicely preserved (joints dry, corners slightly rubbed, 9 3/4 x 6 in. (2) [Together with] A late 19th-early 20th century book of drawings containing original illustrations of diatoms with magnification levels, the majority colored green, and other material, including a photograph of three diatoms mounted on a heavy card mount; ex libris Cornelius Van Brunt, with his signature inside the front board. (3)

Lot: 168 - Starkey, George (1628-1665) aka Eirenaeus Philalethes A True Light of Alchymy.

Starkey, George (1628-1665) aka Eirenaeus Philalethes A True Light of Alchymy. London: Printed by I. Dawks for the Author, 1709. Posthumous revised edition of The Marrow of Alchemy, 12mo, A-H6, I4; bound in later half brown morocco with textured cloth boards, contents toned, some ink brackets added in margins, divisional title to second part, 6 x 3 1/2 in. ESTC T105861 showing copies in eight U.S. libraries; rare at auction.

Lot: 169 - Starkey, George [aka] Eirenaeus Philalethes (1628-1665) Philaletha Illustratus, sive Introitus Apertus ad Occlusum Regis Palatium.

Starkey, George [aka] Eirenaeus Philalethes (1628-1665) Philaletha Illustratus, sive Introitus Apertus ad Occlusum Regis Palatium. Frankfurt am Main: Joh. Philipp. Andreae, 1706. Octavo, engraved illustrated frontispiece bound opposite the typographical title, text edited by Frankfurt physician Johann Michael Faustius (1663-1707); contents browned; [bound with] Dr. Alexander Thomson's Dissertationes Medicae, Leiden: Frederic Haring, 1705, first edition, octavo, including six medical treatises, two on the properties of the mineral water from a natural spring in Montrose, Scotland; the others on Harvey's discovery of the circulation of blood, properties of opium, mercury, and a treatise on mental illness, he also refers to Newton's Principia; bound together in contemporary parchment over boards, the first titled trimmed a little close along the bottom edge, the spine greatly abraded and almost completely worn away, 6 x 3 3/4 in.

Lot: 170 - Swammerdam, Jan (1637-1680) The Book of Nature; or the History of Insects.

Swammerdam, Jan (1637-1680) The Book of Nature; or the History of Insects. London: Printed for C.G. Seyfert, 1758. First edition in English, folio, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, illustrated with fifty-three full-page plates of insects, frogs, snails, and other creatures anatomized and viewed under maginfication; bound in full contemporary russia with gilt-tooled spine, front joint repaired with Japanese tissue, ex libris Lord Keith, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Oliver Howard, with their armorial bookplates, inner joints reinforced with red tape, 16 x 10 in. ESTC T22987; Dibner 191; Nissen 4057; Norman 2037.

Lot: 171 - van Leeuwenhoek, Antonie (1632-1723) Continuatio Epistolarum Datarum ad Longe Celeberrimam Regiam Societatem Londinensem.

van Leeuwenhoek, Antonie (1632-1723) Continuatio Epistolarum Datarum ad Longe Celeberrimam Regiam Societatem Londinensem. Leiden: Apud Cornelium Boutestein, 1689. First edition, quarto, *4, A-P4, Q2, illustrated with ten plates, of which six are folding; including the text of letters fifty-three through sixty, printed in sequence but either unnumbered or with the numbers (originally numbered in print) neatly covered over with small paper patches; bound in later half faded olive leather with marbled paper boards, contents good with a few rust spots and some very minor worm trails, 7 5/8 x 5 3/4 in.

Lot: 172 - van Swinden, Jean Henri (1746-1823) Mémoire sur les Observations Météorologiques.

van Swinden, Jean Henri (1746-1823) Mémoire sur les Observations Météorologiques. Amsterdam: Marc-Michel Rey, 1780. First edition, large octavo, with thirteen leaves of folding typographically printed tables, untrimmed throughout, partially unopened, bound in contemporary limp marbled paper covers, crisp throughout, 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. Van Swinden is well-known for his extremely accurate climatic observations. In this work, he records temperature, barometric pressure, rain, wind, and many other very detailed measures of the weather between 1776 and 1779 in Franeker, Friesland in the Netherlands, where he taught, studied, and conducted his own research in mathematics and physics. Rare at auction.

Lot: 173 - Youmans, Edward (1821-1887) Chemical Atlas; or, the Chemistry of Familiar Objects: Exhibiting the General Principles of Science in a Se

Youmans, Edward (1821-1887) Chemical Atlas; or, the Chemistry of Familiar Objects: Exhibiting the General Principles of Science in a Series of Beautifully Colored Diagrams. New York: Appleton, 1855. Large quarto, illustrated with thirteen hand-colored plates, bound in publisher's full brown cloth, blocked in blind and lettered on the front cover in gilt, 12 x 10 in.

Lot: 174 - Bourgeois [aka] Boursier, Louise (1563-1636) Observations Diverses sur la Sterilité, Perte de Fruict, Foecondité, Accouchements, et Mal

Bourgeois [aka] Boursier, Louise (1563-1636) Observations Diverses sur la Sterilité, Perte de Fruict, Foecondité, Accouchements, et Maladies des Femmes et Enfants Nouveaux Naiz. Paris: Abraham Saugrain, 1617. Second edition, octavo, two parts bound as one, engraved general title, and engraved portraits of the author and the dedicatee, Marie de' Medici (1575-1642), Queen of France and Bourgeois's patient; bound in contemporary parchment over stiff boards; perforated library stamp to engraved title, page 99, and last leaf; some worming to contents, spotting and toning, institutional bookplate inside front board with withdrawal stamp; some minor worming; front joint split, top panel of spine torn, 6 1/2 x 4 in. Bourgeois was the first women to publish a book on midwifery. She was formally educated and licensed to practice as of 1598. Acting as official midwife to the French royal family, she delivered all of Marie de' Medici's children, including Louis XIII. Rare at auction. [Together with] Two other midwifery titles: Raulin's Instructions Succintes sur les Accouchemens, Paris: Chez Vincent, 1770, 12mo; [and] Bourgeois's Abrégé de L'Art des Accouchemens, Paris: Barrois, 1785, octavo, illustrated with engraved frontispiece and twenty-six full-paged plates "gravé en couleur," both in full contemporary sponged leather, the latter rebacked. (3)

Lot: 175 - Castelli, Bartholomeo (16th century) Lexicon Medicum Graeco-Latinum. Ex Hippocrate et Galeno Desumptum.

Castelli, Bartholomeo (16th century) Lexicon Medicum Graeco-Latinum. Ex Hippocrate et Galeno Desumptum. Venice: Nicolaum Polum & Franciscum Bolzettam, 1607. Octavo, some worming to text, bound in full limp parchment, worn, loss to corners, 5 3/4 x 4 in.

Lot: 176 - Celsus, Aulus Cornelius (c. 25 BCE-c. 50 CE) De Re Medica Libri Octo.

Celsus, Aulus Cornelius (c. 25 BCE-c. 50 CE) De Re Medica Libri Octo. Geneva: Sumptibus Iohannis de Tournes, 1625. 16mo, woodcut printer's device to title, large device with angel to verso of last leaf; some spotting to contents, bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, 4 3/4 x 3 in. Celsus's eight books on medicine, part of a much larger general encyclopedia which has not come down to us from antiquity, treat the history of medicine, pathology, diseases, anatomy, pharmacology, surgery, and orthopedics. He is valued for his style and clarity. In the main, he advocates for following nature rather than interfering, with advice to let a fever take its course, for example. He explains how to prepare narcotics, writes against vivisection, and weighs the pros and cons of animal and human experimentation. Celsus is also credited with identifying the cardinal signs of inflammation: calor, dolor, tumor, and rubor.

Lot: 177 - Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius (c. 25 BCE-c. 50 CE) De Re Medica Libri Octo.

Celsus, Aurelius Cornelius (c. 25 BCE-c. 50 CE) De Re Medica Libri Octo. Paris: [Simon Du Bois for] Chrétien Wechel, 1529. Ninth edition, small folio, edited by Jean Ruelle, title printed within full-page woodcut architectural border incorporating a vignette of Cleopatra committing suicide by snake; also including Scribonius Largus's (c. 1-c. 50 CE) De Compositionibus Medicamentorum Liber Unus, and several short medical works by other Latin writers; extensive notes to first title page, scattered marginal, some water staining, bound in full tight-backed parchment over boards, first and last few leaf reinforced on verso, final leaf backed with paper, when held to the light, extensive manuscript notes are visible; interstitial blank and leaves blank but for printer's devices present, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. Adams C-1243; Choulant, Handbuch, pages 169 Durling 910-11; Garrison-Morton 1785 and 1984.1.

Lot: 178 - Coskery, William (d. 1830) Manuscript Notebook of a Maryland Physician & Apothecary.

Coskery, William (d. 1830) Manuscript Notebook of a Maryland Physician & Apothecary. Baltimore, MD: circa 1824-1830. Octavo format manuscript on laid paper comprising fifty-three numbered and inscribed pages with medical treatments classed according to Eberle, with a table of contents, viz., emetics, cathartics, antacids, tonics, astringents, narcotics, antispasmodics, stimulants, diuretics, expectorants, abortives, and others, each category listing a number of different pharmaceutical formulas and occupying the first fifty-eight pages, followed by four pages on the anatomy of the muscles, and a few pages with miscellaneous notes of expenses, including a trip to New Orleans; some pages at the beginning cut away likely before Dr. Coskery used the book; bound in limp leather-covered boards, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. Coskery graduated M.D. from the University of Maryland in 1827 and passed away in October of 1830 in Baltimore. As of 1829, he is listed in the Baltimore City Directory with an apothecary shop west of Centre Market Space, and doctor's office west of Calvert Street.

Lot: 179 - Cullen, William (1710-1790) Lectures on the Practice of Physic, Three Volumes of Manuscript Notes.

Cullen, William (1710-1790) Lectures on the Practice of Physic, Three Volumes of Manuscript Notes. Edinburgh, 1771-1772. Three octavo volumes of lecture notes on laid paper, each volume consisting of approximately 600 numbered pages of handwritten notes, covering lectures 82 through 146; two volumes with the signature of E.B. Metford, who is identified as a physician practicing in Edinburgh in 1777 in The Medical Register for the Year 1783, and identified as a member of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh in its Laws and Regulations in 1788 edition; these volumes once formed part of a larger set, and are bound in contemporary half calf and marbled paper boards, with gilt tooled spines and labels identifying this trio as volumes IV, V, and VI, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (3) In addition to practicing medicine and teaching at the Edinburgh Medical School, Cullen was also an important player in the Scottish Enlightenment. He was Hume's physician, and also connected to Adam Smith, Adam Ferguson, and Joseph Black. He was a lecturer in "physic" for more than forty years. Although not responsible for significant original contributions in his field, he dedicated himself to organizing and systematizing extant knowledge in order to provide his students with a cogent curriculum.

Lot: 180 - Curio, Johannes, Jacob Crell, et alia. De Conservanda Bona Salernitanae, ad Regem Angliae.

Curio, Johannes, Jacob Crell, et alia. De Conservanda Bona Salernitanae, ad Regem Angliae. Frankfurt: Apud Chr. Egenolphum, [1554]. Octavo, 187 of 188 leaves, lacking one text leaf 65, title printed in red and black, full-paged woodcut of people preparing and enjoying food printed in red and black on verso of title, illustrated with dozens of text woodcuts depicting meat, herbs, vegetables, animal parts, drinking apparatuses, and people eating, drinking, vomiting, and other related activities; bound in full contemporary parchment, becoming slightly detached along inner joint, 6 x 3 3/4 in. This popular illustrated compendium contains much information regarding Renaissance gastronomy. Although earlier octavo editions printed by Egenolphum exist, the 1554 edition has approximately forty additional leaves of text compared to those of 1545, 1551, and 1553. Durling 3822.

Lot: 181 - Davidge, John Beale (1768-1829) Dr. Davidge's Lectures on the Institutes [and] Physiology. Manuscript Student's Notes.

Davidge, John Beale (1768-1829) Dr. Davidge's Lectures on the Institutes [and] Physiology. Manuscript Student's Notes. Baltimore, MD, circa 1813-1829. Two quarto format manuscripts on laid paper containing student notes on Davidge's class lectures, bound in uniform contemporary half leather with marbled paper boards and parchment-covered corners, 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (2)

Lot: 182 - Descartes, René (1596-1650) L'Homme et la Formation du Foetus.

Descartes, René (1596-1650) L'Homme et la Formation du Foetus. Paris: Theodore Girard, 1677. Second edition, large quarto, printer's woodcut vignette to title, illustrated with anatomical text woodcuts and other diagrams, bound in full contemporary French speckled sheepskin, gilt-tooled spine, worn, but structurally sound, contents with some spotting, 9 1/2 x 7 in. Descartes's L'Homme is "the first attempt to cover the whole field of animal physiology," according to Garrison-Morton. The distinctive illustrations sprang from the mind and pen of the author himself. Especially notable are those illustrating the human brain as it connects with the eyes, and the position of the pineal gland, Descartes' seat of the soul, buried deep in the human machine. Garrison & Morton 574; Wellcome II 452.

Lot: 183 - Diderot, Denis (1713-1784) Chirurgie & Anatomie [extracted sections from the Dictionnaire Universel de Medicine.

Diderot, Denis (1713-1784) Chirurgie & Anatomie [extracted sections from the Dictionnaire Universel de Medicine. Paris, mid-18th century. Folio, including engraved title for the section on surgery and thirty-eight full-page plates; text of the Anatomie section with thirty-three full-page plates; and three sections of supplemental plates, viz., Histoire Naturelle, four plates; Hermaphrodites, three plates; Chirurgie, eight plates; total plate count is eight-six plus the engraved title; bound in modern half red cloth, marbled paper boards, 16 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.

Lot: 184 - Embryology, Two Titles in Three Volumes.

Embryology, Two Titles in Three Volumes. Including: C. Bonnet's Considerations sur les Corps Organisés, Amsterdam: Marc-Michel Rey, 1762, two octavo volumes; [and] Henry Augustus Wrisberg's Descriptio Anatomica Embryonis Observationibus Illustrata, Göttingen: Sumtibus Viduae A. Vandenhoeck, 1764, quarto. (3)

Lot: 185 - Epidemiology, Two Titles.

Epidemiology, Two Titles. Including:Noah Webster's (1758-1843) A Brief History of Epidemic and Pestilential Diseases, Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin, 1799, first edition, in two octavo volume, ex library, shelf numbers to title pages, staining to contents, bound in later half buckram and marbled paper boards; [and] Jabez Heustis's (1784-1841) Physical Observations and Medical Tracts & Researches, on the Topography and Diseases of Louisiana, New York: T. and J. Swords, 1817, first edition, octavo, ex library shelf numbers on title, later half buckram, front board detached, back board starting. (3) Both works share the view that epidemic diseases derived from environmental conditions, citing stagnant water in New Orleans in particular. See Craig E. Colten's An Unnatural Metropolis, Wresting New Orleans from Nature, New Orleans: Louisiana State University Press, 2005; Webster: Garrison-Morton 1675.1; ESTC W30040.

Lot: 186 - Fabricius, ab Aquapendente (1533-1619) Opera Anatomica.

Fabricius, ab Aquapendente (1533-1619) Opera Anatomica. Padua: Sumptibus Antonius Meglietti, 1625. Folio, four parts in one volume, I: Formato Foetu; II: Formatione Ovi & Pulli; III: Locutione & eius Instrumentis; [and] IV: Brutorum Loquela, variant issue (also issued in five parts with the title Opera Physica Anatomica by the same printer in the same year), large engraved printer's mark to title, illustrated as follows, I: thirty-four plates in total, including the unnumbered plate between X and XI, two examples of plate XVI, without plate XVIII (a printer's error?), of these plates ten are double-paged; plate XXII inked spottily resulting in a weak impression of the image; II: seven full-page plates; III: one full-page plate; in all forty-two plates; title page dusty, some short closed tears to bottom margin, bound in full contemporary parchment relaid over modern boards, with original ink title to spine, later pastedowns, endleaves, and endbands, a large copy with deckle edges on some leaves, 16 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. Rare at auction with three appearances (all with varying plate counts), copies offered in 1922, 1968, and 1975; De Formato Foetu: Norman 751 (1600 edition); Formatione Ovi & Pulli: Norman 752 (1621 edition); De Locutione Norman 749 (1603 edition); Brutorum Loquela: Wellcome I, 2126.

Lot: 187 - Frick, George (1793-1870) A Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye.

Frick, George (1793-1870) A Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye. Baltimore: Fielding Lucas Junior; John D. Toy Printer, 1823. First edition of the first American published work dedicated to ophthalmology, with folding plate, filled with extensive marginal and inserted notes of another unidentified well-versed professional in the same field, in boards, front board attached, housed in a custom folding box, 9 1/2 x 8 in.

Lot: 188 - Galen (129-circa 210 CE) De Compositione Medicamentorum per Genera Libri Septem.

Galen (129-circa 210 CE) De Compositione Medicamentorum per Genera Libri Septem. Lyon: Gulielmum Rouillium [excudebat Philibertus Rolletius], 1552. Small octavo, translated from Greek to Latin by Johann Winter von Andernach (1505-1574), woodcut printer's device to title, single column roman letter throughout; bound in contemporary limp parchment lacking ties, with surface soiling, structurally functional and intact, old library stamps, 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. [Together with] Galen's Elementis Libri Duo, Lyons: Rouillium, 1548, [bound with] his Pergameni de Temperamentis Libri III, Lyon: Rouillium, 1549; [and] Pergameni de Naturalibus Facultatibus Libri Tres, Lyon: Rouillium, 1550, contemporary limp parchment, some foxing, marginal annotations, stamp to title, becoming decased, first signature becoming detached, 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (2)

Lot: 189 - Galen (129-circa 210 CE) De Ratione Curandi ad Glauconem Libri Duo.

Galen (129-circa 210 CE) De Ratione Curandi ad Glauconem Libri Duo. Venice: Giunta, 1547. Octavo, translated and edited by the Catalan physician Martin Akakia [or Acakia] (1500-1551), woodcut printer's marks to title and colophon leaf, bound in contemporary limp parchment, free fly leaves pasted together at front and back, concealing some manuscript annotations, textblock detached from binding, medieval manuscript scraps used as original spine linings; 6 x 4 in. Durling 1902.

Lot: 190 - Guillemeau, Jacques (1550-1613) Les Oeuvres de Chirurgie.

Guillemeau, Jacques (1550-1613) Les Oeuvres de Chirurgie. Rouen: Viret, Vaultier, Malassis, & Besongne, 1649. Folio, second edition, title page printed in red and black; illustrated with text woodcuts and thirty-two full-page illustrations depicting surgical instruments and anatomy, ex library with some stamps, bound in full contemporary leather, rebacked, dry, 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. NLM/Krivatsy 5138; Wellcome III, p. 179; Cushing G456.

Lot: 191 - Hippocrates (c. 460-c. 370 BC) Opera Omnia Graece & Latine.

Hippocrates (c. 460-c. 370 BC) Opera Omnia Graece & Latine. Leiden: Daniel, Abraham, & Adrian à Gaasbeeck, 1665. Two octavo volumes, edited by Joannes Antonida Vander Linden (1609–1664); extra engraved title, full-page portraits of Hippocrates and Vander Linden; bound in uniform full red straight-grained morocco, late 18th/early 19th century, aeg; ex libris Anselm van den Bogaerde (1776-1866) with his portrait bookplate by Audenarde J. Bevernaege Fils, printed in red, blue, green, and metallic (or oxidized) ink and pasted inside the front board of the first volume, with a signed inscription in Bogaerde's hand regarding the rarity of the book, price comparisons, and noting that this example is "superbe" and that it came from a sale in Brussels in 1853where it cost him only 30 francs, including the commission; 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (2)

Lot: 192 - Hunter, William (1718-1783) Anatomia Uteri Humani Gravidi.

Hunter, William (1718-1783) Anatomia Uteri Humani Gravidi. Birmingham: Baskerville, 1774. First edition, oversized folio, illustrated with thirty-four plates, badly toned with strong edge-staining, leaves detached, in later half-buckram, title toned and dusty, most fore-edges with closed tears, some paper damage repaired, the largest book printed by Baskerville, binding structurally compromised, 24 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. Choulant-Frank, pp. 296-297; Garrison-Morton 6157; Gaskell 53; Heirs of Hippocrates 942; Norman 1125; Osler 3026; Waller 5004; Wellcome III, p. 319.

Lot: 193 - Jenner, Edward (1749-1823) On the Varieties and Modifications of the Vaccine Pustule, Occasioned by an Herpetic State of the Skin, Auth

Jenner, Edward (1749-1823) On the Varieties and Modifications of the Vaccine Pustule, Occasioned by an Herpetic State of the Skin, Author's Presentation Copy. Cheltenham: H. Ruff, 1806. First edition, large quarto, 13 pages, inscribed on title, "Mr. Murray from his Friend the Author," the recipient was likely Charles Murray (1768-1847), British solicitor and secretary of the Royal Jennerian Society (1803-1809) and member of the National Vaccine Establishment; [bound with] Facts, for the Most Part Unobserved, or Not Duly Noticed, Respecting Variolous Contagion, London: S. Gosnell, [1811], lacking title, [3]-16 pages; [and] a third edition of Jenner's An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, [London: Printed for the Author by D.N. Shury, 1801] lacking title page and dedication; all text leaves and illustrations present; bound in half leather and marbled paper boards, 10 1/2 x 8 in. [Together with] two other copies of the third edition of An Inquiry, one uncut and untrimmed copy with a manuscript list of inoculations dated 1779 inserted, (staining to preliminary leaves), 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.; [and another copy] ex libris pioneering New York pediatrician Dr. Abraham Jacobi (1830-1919) with his ownership stamp on general and sub-title, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.; all copies with all four hand-finished illustrations. (3)

Lot: 194 - Lancisi, Giovanni Maria (1654-1720) De Noxiis Paludum Effluviis, eorumque Remediis Libri Duo.

Lancisi, Giovanni Maria (1654-1720) De Noxiis Paludum Effluviis, eorumque Remediis Libri Duo. Rome: Giovanni Maria Salvioni, 1717. First edition, large quarto, half-title present, title page printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved vignettes and initials; illustrated with folding engraved map, very nicely bound in full contemporary Italian parchment over boards, with red sponged edge decoration, spine with gilt-lettered red morocco label, very nicely preserved with only a bit of occasional spotting to contents, 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. In this important work, Lancisi drew for the first time what is now considered to be the obvious connection between mosquito-infested fresh waterways and the prevalence and spread of malaria. In it, the physician recommends draining stagnant stretches of water for public health. Garrison-Morton 5232; Heirs of Hippocrates 447; Wellcome III, p 441.

Lot: 195 - Maygrier, Jacques-Pierre (1771-1834) Nouvelles Demonstrations d'Accoucemens.

Maygrier, Jacques-Pierre (1771-1834) Nouvelles Demonstrations d'Accoucemens. Paris: Béchet, 1822. First edition, folio, frontispiece author portrait by Chazal opposite title, illustrated with seventy-eight of seventy-nine full-page anatomical plates related to pregnancy and childbirth (numbered 1-80; lacking plate IX), plate 27/28 is double-paged and present, bound in old marbled boards with new morocco spine and corners and very good spine label, ex library with stamps on the versos of the plates only, 15 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.

Lot: 196 - Medical Imprints, English, Four Examples.

Medical Imprints, English, Four Examples. Including: Richard Blackmore's (1654-1729) A Treatise of the Spleen and Vapours, London: for Pemberton, 1725, first edition, octavo, ex library with blind and rubber stamps to title, bound in full modern leather, early 18th century style, contents good; Samuel Sharp's (1700?-1778) A Treatise on the Operations of Surgery, London: Printed & sold by Brotherton et al., 1743, octavo, illustrated with fourteen full-page engravings of surgical instruments, contents bright, recent full leather, labels; William Cheselden's (1688-1752) The Anatomy of the Human Body, London: Printed for Hitch & Dodsley, 1750, octavo, engraved title and frontispiece, illustrated with forty anatomical plates, contents browned, ex library with rubber stamps to some text leaves, bound in later half leather, worn; [and] Charles White's (1728-1813) Cases in Surgery with Remarks, to which is Added an Essay on the Ligature of Arteries by J. Aikin, London: Johnston, 1770, octavo, first edition, three library stamps to title (and elsewhere in the text), fore-edge of title strengthened with Japanese tissue, illustrated with seven folding plates, the last three leaves contain an errata and an explanation of the first, second and fourth plate only, which is in accordance with the description in ESTC; the text consists of lively case studies with details about patients, their troubles, and Dr. White's treatments; (cf. ESTC T26203). (4)

Lot: 197 - Medical Works, Three Continental Examples, Late 17th Century.

Medical Works, Three Continental Examples, Late 17th Century. Including: Regnier de Graaf's (1641-1673) Tractatus Anatomico-Medicus de Succi Pancreatici Natura & Usu, Leiden: Hackiana, 1671, octavo, second edition with new preface and additional newly published letter by de Graaf at the end; engraved title, uncut throughout, illustrated with three folding plates, extensive marginal notes, later paper-covered boards; Pietro & Lodovico Rostini's Compendio di Tutta la Cirugia, Venice: Brigna, 1677, octavo, illustrated with eight text woodcuts of surgical tools, unrelated 18th c. family history inscribed on ffep and verso of title, inner gutter margin tight, later full leather, rebacked; [and] Anton Nuck's (1650-1692) Adenographia Curiosa et Uteri Foeminei Anatome Nove, Leiden: Luchtmans, 1696, octavo, illustrated with added engraved title, ex libris Irish physician Sir Thomas Molyneux (1661-1733), with "T. Molyneux" on first leaf of text, A1 recto, illustrated with eleven folding anatomical engravings, bound in contemporary full leather, rebacked. (3)

Lot: 198 - Medicine, Four Titles in Four Volumes, 18th-19th Century.

Medicine, Four Titles in Four Volumes, 18th-19th Century. Including: Jan Swammerdam's (1637-1680) Tractatus Physico-Anatomico-Medicus de Respiratione usuque Pulmonum, Leiden: Wishoff, 1738, quarto, extra engraved title bound before typographical title, untrimmed throughout, some foxing, folding plate, contemporary half parchment and speckled paper boards; Richard Mead's (1673-1754) De Variolis et Morbillis Liber, London: Brindley, 1747, first edition, octavo, author's presentation copy, with inscription, "From the Author" on ffep,1 3/4 inch trimmed from head of half-title, likely one of the 150 "fine" issues, with ms. note, "Grand papier" above presentation inscription, full contemporary calf gilt, front hinge starting; Tissot's L'Inoculation Justifiée, Lausanne: Marc-Michel Bousquet & Cie., 1754, 12mo, bound in contemporary speckled paper with gilt-lettered spine label; [and] John Bell's (1763-1820) The Principles of Surgery, London: for Longman et al., 1815, volume three only, illustrated, large quarto,bound in full contemporary marbled sheep with green and red spine labels. (4)

Lot: 199 - Migliavacca, Joseph (fl. circa 1746) Manuscript Dissertation: De Aorte Aneuriismate.

Migliavacca, Joseph (fl. circa 1746) Manuscript Dissertation: De Aorte Aneuriismate. Cremona, 1746. Folio format manuscript on laid paper, the dissertation presented to Dr. Paulus Valcarenghi, consisting of ten folded leaves, the text in a professional secretarial italic hand, not sewn or bound, very nicely preserved, 11 x 8 in.

Lot: 200 - Monro, Alexander (1733-1817) A Description of all the Bursae Mucosae of the Human Body.

Monro, Alexander (1733-1817) A Description of all the Bursae Mucosae of the Human Body. Edinburgh: Printed for C. Elliot, T. Kay, & Charles Elliot, 1788. First edition, large folio, illustrated with thirteen plates, ten of which are full-page, and three folding (this is a large copy and can accommodate large plates without folding), modern paper over boards, some deckle edges, some edges reinforced with Japanese tissue along margins, a few errant holes similarly mended, 19 1/2 x 12 in. ESTC T31447; Russell 613.

Lot: 201 - Monro, Alexander (1733-1817) Observations on the Structure and Functions of the Nervous System.

Monro, Alexander (1733-1817) Observations on the Structure and Functions of the Nervous System. Edinburgh: Printed and Sold by Creech by Cadell et al., 1783. First edition, folio, illustrated with fifty-six separate copperplates (not always numbered as such) printed on forty-three sheets; plates numbered I-XLVII with the following notes: plate VI repeated (the two appear to be identical), three plates numbered VIII, two plates numbered XV, many of the numbered plates are two or three to a single sheet, other times two plates are on the same sheet and only one is numbered; four plates are double-page; plates drawn by Thomas Donaldson, Alexander Battoni and Fyfe, engraved by Donaldson, Battoni, and Cameron; untrimmed throughout, some spotting and dustiness to contents; bound in modern half leather and marbled paper boards, 20 x 12 1/4 in.

Lot: 202 - Paré, Ambroise (1510?-1590) The Workes of that Famous Chirurgion Ambrose Parey.

Paré, Ambroise (1510?-1590) The Workes of that Famous Chirurgion Ambrose Parey. London: Printed by Richard Cotes and Willi[am] Du-gard, to be sold by John Clarke, 1649. Folio, second edition in English, illustrated with text woodcuts throughout; engraved title page, with separate title page for Aggeiologia: or, a Description of the Vessels in the Body of Man, illustrated with three full-paged woodcuts of the circulatory system; other illustrations include animals, monstrous births, anatomical illustrations, portraits, images of surgical instruments, and multi-person procedures (with devices) for performing surgery, setting bones, and so on; bound in full leather, older boards, crudely rebacked and repaired, page edges delicate, marginal worming, a dozen or so leaves with closed tears, a corner or two torn with loss, other signs of use, 12 3/4 x 8 in. Wing P-349; ESTC R913.

Lot: 203 - Physician's Commonplace Book, Manuscript on Paper.

Physician's Commonplace Book, Manuscript on Paper. ?United States, circa 1800. Additional Images Quarto format notebook on laid unlined paper, occupying 143 numbered leaves; the text begins with a description of pneumonia biliosa, flu, followed by descriptions of more diseases like pulmonary consumption, notes on "natural small pox," with a description of vaccination for small pox, then moving on to measles, mumps, ulcerous sore throat, rheumatism, the text continues in this way throughout; bound in half calf and marbled paper boards, worn, 7 3/4 x 6 1/4.

Lot: 204 - Physician's Commonplace Notebook.

Physician's Commonplace Notebook. United States, c. 1840. Quarto manuscript on wove paper, used by various parties, the majority of the text consisting of notes on medical ailments and pharmaceutical preparations, signed by a Thomas W. Duvall of Helena, Arkansas, and several others, half leather with patterned paper boards, worn, 7 1/4 x 6 in.

Lot: 205 - Potter, Nathaniel (c. 1770-1843) & Samuel Mainster (c. 1830) Mainster's Manuscript Notes on Dr. Potter's Medical Lectures.

Potter, Nathaniel (c. 1770-1843) & Samuel Mainster (c. 1830) Mainster's Manuscript Notes on Dr. Potter's Medical Lectures. Baltimore, MD, 1827-28. Quarto format manuscript on laid paper, bound in contemporary half sheepskin with patterned paper boards, front board detached, 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.

Lot: 206 - Reward Poster, Missing Dentist. $250 Reward! for the Discovery of Frank Austin Roy, M.D., DD.S., Practicing Dentistry.

Reward Poster, Missing Dentist. $250 Reward! for the Discovery of Frank Austin Roy, M.D., DD.S., Practicing Dentistry. New York City, sometime after March 17, 1887. Broadside with albumen photograph of the missing Dr. Roy, along with a paragraph describing his height and weight, appearance, "black moustache, high forehead, prominent brows," the clothes he was last seen in, down to his underpants "gray undershirt and striped draws," and "Peculiarities," including his "bashful disposition" and "double row of flat warts extending from under his chin," printed in a variety of typefaces for William Murray, Superintendent of Police, at 300 Mulberry Street in New York; toned paper, old folds, some wrinkles where photo is mounted, 8 1/2 x 11 in. "Note.-- The Doctor is a very close student, and it is feared he has wandered away under a temporary derangement of mind from over application to his profession." According to press reports in the New York Times, Dr. Roy was found by his family in Richmond Virginia on March 26, 1887. Unfortunately, the dentist took his own life in May of 1922 at the age of sixty-four.

Lot: 207 - Rostow, Walt Whitman (1916-2003) The Stages of Economic Growth, a Non-Communist Manifesto.

Rostow, Walt Whitman (1916-2003) The Stages of Economic Growth, a Non-Communist Manifesto. Cambridge: University Press, 1960. First edition, octavo, in a very good price clipped dust jacket; bound in green publisher's cloth, short closed tear to foot of front dust jacket panel, jacket spine slightly sunned, generally bright, 8 x 5 1/4 in.

Lot: 208 - Rush, Benjamin (1745-1813) Student Lecture Notes on Rush's The Theory and Practice of Physic.

Rush, Benjamin (1745-1813) Student Lecture Notes on Rush's The Theory and Practice of Physic. University of Pennsylvania, circa 1789-1792. Quarto format manuscript on laid paper, inscribed and dated on ffep: Ex Libris Johannis Bowie 1789; text consisting of 166 numbered and inscribed pages containing notes from thirty-four lectures by Doctor Rush, verso of final leaf with small diagonal inscription at the top outer corner that reads, "Rush 1792," followed by a six-page index, with additional notes of pharmaceutical preparations and titles of medical books dated to 1801 on flyleaves and pastedowns; bound in contemporary half sheep and mottled paper boards, damaged, front board detached, back board secured in homespun make-do style with loops of knotted light cord, library stamps and bookplate, 8 x 6 1/4 in. The precise identity of the medical student who owned this book is unclear, although a likely candidate may be Dr. John Bowie (1769-1825) of Montgomery County, Maryland. Between 1789 and 1792 Dr. Rush was teaching his classes on the theory and practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and so we may infer that our note-taker was present in Philadelphia at that time. However, his actual identity is difficult to determine based on the available evidence.

Lot: 209 - Rush, Benjamin (1746-1813) Lectures on the Institutes and Practice of Physic, Manuscript on Paper.

Rush, Benjamin (1746-1813) Lectures on the Institutes and Practice of Physic, Manuscript on Paper. Philadelphia, circa 1794. Octavo format manuscript on laid paper watermarked with a large crest and cursive initial W, dated 1794, comprising 197 numbered pages, followed by a number of blank leaves and three pages of index, taken by one of Rush's medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, disbound, in original boards (both detached, sewing perished), ex libris Dr. George Lee, with his book ticket and the bookplate of the Library of the University of Maryland's School of Medicine, first leaf of text with rubber library stamp, 7 x 4 1/4 in.

Lot: 210 - Ruysch, Frederik (1638-1731) Dilucidatio Valvularum in Vasis Lymphaticis, et Lacteis. Cum Figuris Aeneis.

Ruysch, Frederik (1638-1731) Dilucidatio Valvularum in Vasis Lymphaticis, et Lacteis. Cum Figuris Aeneis. Leiden: Jacob Moukee, 1687. Second edition, illustrated with seven engraved illustrations (some folding) after drawings by Ruysch, contents good, bound in later half speckled leather, marbled paper boards, 5 x 2 3/4 in. This work is the first ever devoted to a description of the valves that govern the lymphatic system. Ruysch's discovery settled a dispute between Johannes van Horne and Louis de Bils regarding the existence of valves within the lymphatic vessels. The renowned Dutch anatomist lectured and dissected for more than sixty-five years as professor at the Amsterdam Guild of Surgeons. His innovations in the preparation and preservation of tissues allowed him to dissect the delicate lymphatic system and its structures.

Lot: 211 - Small Pox and Cow Pox: Three American Titles.

Small Pox and Cow Pox: Three American Titles. Additional Images Including: Charles Rochemont Aikin's (1775-1847) A Concise View of All the Most Important Facts Which Have hitherto Appeared Concerning the Cow-Pox, Charlestown: by Etheridge for E. & S. Larkin, 1801, first American edition, third overall; [together with] Edward Jenner's An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae [...] and Known by the Name of Cow Pox, Springfield, MA: for Dr. Samuel Cooley by Ashley & Brewer, 1802; [and] Samuel Mather's Life of Cotton Mather, Boston: Printed for Gerrish, sold by Duncan, 1729, which contains a section on early inoculations in the British colonies. (3)

Lot: 212 - Smith, John (1630-1679) The Pourtract of Old Age.

Smith, John (1630-1679) The Pourtract of Old Age. London: Printed by J. Macock for Walter Kettilby, 1676. Octavo, second edition, A-S8, imprimatur leaf present before title, folding table bound between pages 248 & 249, old ownership stamp of Alfred Wallace on ffep; with a typed letter signed by William Willoughby Francis (1878-1959) with manuscript corrections and post script, typed using the red ribbon on McGill University letterhead, with "Osler Library" typed in by Francis using at the top of the sheet, to Pauline Duffield, regarding the present title, 16 August 1952; bound in later calf boards, hinges repaired with Japanese tissue, 6 3/4 x 4 in. In his note, longtime Osler associate Dr. Francis points out that Smith in his Pourtract of Old Age, refers to Harvey's understanding of the circulation of the blood, stating that Solomon must also have known all about the heart's role. (cf. page 245) "The doctrine, which is now justly called Harvean, was at first Solomonian." Wing S-4116; ESTC R12968 listing seven U.S. copies; Osler 4768; Russell 769.

Lot: 213 - Swammerdam, Jan (1637-1680) Miraculum Naturae sive Uteri Muliebris Fabrica.

Swammerdam, Jan (1637-1680) Miraculum Naturae sive Uteri Muliebris Fabrica. Leiden: Joh. du Vivie, 1717. Quarto, A-G4, fourth edition, title printed in red and black, illustrated with three folding engraved plates, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, boards worn, front board detached, contents clean and crisp, 8 x 6 in. Garrison-Morton 1211.

Lot: 214 - Sydenham, Thomas (1624-1689) Methodus Curandi Febres, Propriis Observationibus Superstructa.

Sydenham, Thomas (1624-1689) Methodus Curandi Febres, Propriis Observationibus Superstructa. Amsterdam: Gerbrandum Schagen, 1666. First continental edition of Sydenham's first book, published in the same year as the true first London edition, 12mo, A-D12, E8, in original paper boards, untrimmed throughout, with full margins; housed in a custom box (some waterstaining to contents, thumbing, contemporary ownership inscription, stamp to title, dog-eared pages, a good candidate for restoration), 6 x 3 1/2 in. Heirs of Hippocrates 352; Garrison & Morton 2198; Biblotheca Osleriana 994.

Lot: 215 - Sylvius, Jacobus [aka Jacques Dubois] (1478-1555) Medicae Rei apud Parrhisios Interpretis Regii Commentarius in Claudii Galeni Duos Lib

Sylvius, Jacobus [aka Jacques Dubois] (1478-1555) Medicae Rei apud Parrhisios Interpretis Regii Commentarius in Claudii Galeni Duos Libros de Differentiis Febrium. Paris: Aegidium Gorbinum, 1561. Octavo, woodcut printer's device to title, large margins, bound in later half parchment with marbled paper boards, 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. Durling 1234; Wellcome I, 6176; Adams S-2172 (with different collation and page count; the present copy is A-G8, 55 leaves; Adams reports A-F8, G4, 52 leaves.)

Lot: 216 - Turnbull, William (c. 1729-1796) An Inquiry into the Origin and Antiquity of the Lues Venerea; with Observations on its Introduction an

Turnbull, William (c. 1729-1796) An Inquiry into the Origin and Antiquity of the Lues Venerea; with Observations on its Introduction and Progress in the Islands of the South Seas. London: J. Murray, 1786. First edition, octavo, bound in modern full leather; ex library with a few small stamps on title and several leaves, with note of withdrawal on dedication leaf, some foxing, 8 1/4 x 5 in. ESTC N2223 showing six U.S. copies; rare at auction.

Lot: 217 - Van Helmont, Jan Baptist (1580-1644) Ortus Medicinae id est Initia Physicae Inaudita.

Van Helmont, Jan Baptist (1580-1644) Ortus Medicinae id est Initia Physicae Inaudita. Amsterdam: Elzevir, 1648. First collected edition, large quarto, engraved full-paged plate with portrait of Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont and J-B van Helmont surrounded by coats of arms; bound in full contemporary parchment, laced case construction, ex libris Joseph Luce with his book ticket and an early engraved armorial bookplate with no text; 8 x 6 1/4 in. Van Helmont is considered the founder of pneumatic chemistry. He introduced the word gas into the lexicon of physical science from the Greek word chaos. His son edited this posthumous collection of his works. Helmont performed an experiment on a willow tree, whose results were published in this work for the first time. In it, he measured the initial weight of a young tree and its soil, and then continued to weigh all of the water he gave the plant. After five years, the tree had gained 164 pounds, although the weight of the soil remained the same. Thus concluding that the tree's weight had come only from the water. Garrison-Morton 665; NLM/Krivatsy 5442; Norman 1048; PMM 135; Waller 4307; Wellcome III, p. 241.

Lot: 218 - Weyer [or] Wier, Johann (1515-1588) Opera Omnia.

Weyer [or] Wier, Johann (1515-1588) Opera Omnia. Amsterdam: Petrus Vanden Berge, 1660. First collected edition, quarto, title page printed in red and black with engraved vignette, fine engraved portrait of the author by Pieter Holsteyn on *4 verso, with seven text woodcuts depicting plants, medical equipment, and other subjects in the text, an engraved portrait of Weyer's patient Barbara at the age of ten on page 760; bound in full contemporary parchment over boards, laced case construction, contents a little dusty, otherwise very good, contemporary inscriptions dated 1674 on ffep and pastedown, 7 3/4 x 6 in. Weyer, a Dutch demonologist, physician, and follower of Agrippa, was one of the earliest respected scholars to publicly decry the persecution of people accused of practicing witchcraft. He criticized the Malleus Maleficarum, preferring to describe people categorized as witches as melancholic or mentally ill. By his reasoning, practicing witchcraft is literally impossible. Norman describes his work, De Praestigiis Daemonum et Incantationibus ac Venificiis, as "the first major European work to take an empirical, scientific approach to the study of mental illness." Heirs of Hippocrates 302; Norman 2224.

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