Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2012 Issue

A Deep Collection of English Church History to sell on June 3rd

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Lot 623: Pugun, A. Examples of Gothic Architecture

Lot 630: ( good to very good condition.) Martin, F. R., The Miniature Paintings and Painters of Persia, India & Turkey, Folio, 1968. Koechlin, R. & Migeon, G., Oriental Art, no date. Pyaehko, C. N., in Russian, appears to be on the archaeology of the Altai mountain area, 1953. Hackin, J., Guide Du Musee Guimet, Les Collections Bouddhigues, 1923. Munsterberg, Oskar, Chinesische Kungtgeschichte, in German, two volumes, 1910. Mc Goodwin, Henry, Architectural Shades and Shadows, 1926, small folio, very good.

Lot 631: Boyle, J. R., Holy Trinity Church Hall, 1890, very good. Lawson, A. W. & Stockley, G. W. A History of the Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, West Malling, Kent, 1904, very good. Jenkins, Robert, The History of the Basilical & Conventual Church of St. Mary & St. Aeadburh, in Lyminge, no date (circa 1860?), very good. Edison, C. G., The Temple Church, 1843, very good. Puckle, John, The Church & Fortress of Dover Castle, 1864, foxed, otherwise very good. Igglesden, Charles, Ashford Church, 1908, very good. Another, 1901, good. Footman, John, History of the Parish Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Chipping Lambourn, 1894, good. Britton, John, History. . . Bath Abbey Church, 1887, very good. Gardener, Samuel, Architectural History of Harrow Church, 1895, fair. Britton, J., An Historical & Architectural Essay Related to Redcliffe Church, Bristol, 1813, very good. Billings, Robert W., Architectural Illustrations & Description of the Cathedral Church at Durham, 1843, scattered foxing, otherwise very good.

Lot 634.  16 volumes of Church Surveys in Various British Counties

Hussell, Allen, North Devon Churches, 1909, large 4to, very good. Oyler, H., The Parish Churches of the Diocese of Canterbury, small 4to, 1910, very good. Architectural Notices of the Churches of the Archdeaconry of North Hampton, 1849, tall 8vo, good. Peat, Alfred H., and Halsted, Leslie C., Churches and Other Antiquities of West Sussex, 1912, 8vo, very good. Light, J. T., Churches of West Cornwall, 1865, 8vo, good +. Hussey, Arthur, Notes on the Churches . . . Of Kent, Sussex, and Surrey, 1852, 8vo, fair. Daubeny, Ulric, Ancient Cotswold Churches, 1921, 4to, good. Shuffrey, William, The Churches of the Deanery of North Craven, 1914, 8vo, very good. Forrest, H. E., The Old Churches of Shrewsbury, 1920, square 8vo, very good. Messent, Claude, The Parish Churches of Norfolk & Norwich, 1936, small 8vo, heavy pencil annotation, otherwise very good. Hill, Arthur, Architectural and Historical Notices of the Churches of Cambridgeshire, 1880, good +. Buckler, George, Twenty-two of the Churches of Essex, 1856, 4to, inscribed to author’s son, very good. Wilson, Frederick, An Architectural Survey of the Churches in the Archdeaconry of Lindisfarne, 1870, tall 8o, good. Notices of the Churches of Warwickshire, Deanery of Warwick, Volume I, 1847, very good. Brandon, Raphael and J. Arthur, Parish Churches; Being Perspective Views of English Ecclesiastical Structures, two volumes, 1851, 4to, very good.

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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
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    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.

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