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Auction Name Antiquarian and Rare Books Total Sales (EUR) 7,216.80
Auction Date 12/13/2017 - 12/13/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 13,510.00
Sale Number #4513 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 23,140.00
Total Lots 72
Sold Lots 72 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 13,510.00
% of Lots Sold 100.00% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 23,140.00
Unsold Lots 0 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 31.19%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
14 Buffier Claude.

Geografia Universale. Lotto di 4 edizioni

EUR 350.00 - 700.00 EUR 620.00
47 Martineau du Plessis Denis.

Metodo per istudiare la geografia, in cui si da un'esatta descrizione dell'universo, estratta da migliori autori, e formata sulle osservazioni de i signori dell'Accademia Reale delle Scienze, con un discorso preliminare su lo studio di questa scienza...

1738 EUR 300.00 - 600.00 EUR 570.40
29

Geografia: tre edizioni del Settecento.

EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 520.80
48 Martineau du Plessis Denis.

Metodo per istudiare la geografia, in cui si da un'esatta descrizione dell'Universo, estratta da migliori autori, e formata sulle osservazioni de i signori dell'Accademia Reale delle Scienze. Con un discorso preliminare su lo studio di questa scienza...

1739-1740. EUR 300.00 - 600.00 EUR 297.60
27

Album a leporello con 50 fotografie originali.

1880 ca. EUR 600.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 272.80
64 Redi Francesco.

Osservazioni di Francesco Redi accademico della Crusca intorno agli animali viventi che si trovano negli animali viventi.

1684 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 235.60
25 Figatelli Giuseppe Maria.

Retta linea gnomonica... Overo brevissima estensione instruttiva fra die punti di chiarezza, e facilità per delineare Horologi Horizontali. verticali, e Riflessi..

1667 EUR 200.00 - 200.00 EUR 223.20
39

Liturgici: Cinque Missali del Seicento e Settecento in tre volumi.

EUR 700.00 - 900.00 EUR 210.80
41

Liturgico: due testi religiosi settecenteschi in legatura coeva

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 198.40
43 Loschi Alfonso.

Compendi Historici... In questa sesta impressione regolati, & accresciuti dall'Autore con l'aggionta de più memorabili successi di Europa, e Levante sino l'anno 1663.

1668 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 198.40
34 Hippocrates.

Opera, quibus addidimus Commentaria Ioan. Marinelli, in quibus morbi omnes, eorumque causae, signa, accurationes, quae in Libris Hip. dispersim scribuntur, una copulantur, atque tractantur...

1679 EUR 150.00 - 250.00 EUR 186.00
63 Possevino Antonio.

Iudicium de Nuae militis Galli, Ioannis Bodini, Philippi Mornaei, Nicolai Machiavelli & Antimachiavelli quibusdam scriptis...Item Defensio veritatis adversus assertiones Catholicae fidei repugnantes.

1594 EUR 400.00 - 800.00 EUR 173.60
13 Brockedon William.

Road Book, from London to Naples Illustrated with Engravings by W. and E. Finden.

1835 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 161.20
46 Manoscritto.

Papa Urbano VIII manda il cavalier Zambeccari suo confidentissimo in Francia con vincolo d'integra fedeltà che gli avvisa quello dicevano gl'heretici di lui, de nipoti e del governo del suo pontificato.

EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 161.20
38

Liturgia: lotto composto da un Missale settecentesco e un Uffizio della Settimana Santa settecentesco

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 148.80
44 Lucretius Carus Titus.

Di Tito Lucrezio Caro Della natura delle cose libri sei tradotti in verso sciolto da Alessandro Marchetti.

1761 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 148.80
49

Mascalcia: lotto comprendente tre opere del Settecento

EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 148.80
20

Corpus juris civilis Romani, in quo institutiones, digesta ad codicem Florentinum emendata, codex & novellæ, nec non Justiniani edicta, Leonis & aliorum imperatorum novellæ, ...

1726 EUR 250.00 - 350.00 EUR 136.40
67 Rousseau Jean-Jacques.

Discours sur l'Origine et les Fondemens de l'Inégalité parmi les Hommes...

EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 136.40
15 Calvi Donato.

Scena letteraria de gli scrittori bergamaschi aperta alla curiosità de suoi concittadini dal reu.mo p. Donato Calui da Bergamo ..

1664 EUR 150.00 - 250.00 EUR 124.00
53 Noodt Gerhardt.

Opera omnia, ab ipso recognita, aucta, emendata, multis in locis, atque in duos tomos distributa, quorum prior quae contineat, pagina post praefationem sequens indicabit.

1784 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 117.80
57 Parini Giuseppe.

Il mattino. Poemetto.

1763 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 111.60
11 Bettinelli Saverio.

Del Risorgimento d'Italia negli Studj nelle Arti e ne' Costumi dopo il Mille... Parte Prima Degli Studj [-Parte Seconda Dell'Arti e de' Costumi].

1775 EUR 150.00 - 300.00 EUR 105.40
1 Alamanni Luigi.

Opere toscane di Luigi Alamanni al Christianissimo rè Francesco Primo.

1532 EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 99.20
12 Bosman Willem.

Viaggio in Guinea, contenente un'esatta descrizione, della Storia Naturale, del Traffico delle Terre littorali; la religione, il governo, ed i costumi con altre rarità...

1752-1754. EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 99.20
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
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