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Lot 7001

$150

Title: Titles of Honor. By the Late Famous and Learned Antiquary John Selden of the Inner Temple, Esquire. The Third Edition Carefully Corrected. With Additions and Amendments by the Author
Author: John Selden - John Selden was an English jurist and a scholar of England's ancient laws and constitution and scholar of Jewish law. He was known as a polymath showing true intellectual depth and breadth; John Milton hailed Selden in 1644 as "the chief of learned men reputed in this land."
Publisher: Printed by E. Tyler, and R. Holt, for Thomas Bassett
City: London
Year: 1672
Printing Information: Other - see description
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 36 unnumbered pages plus 756 pages
Width: 8.5" Height: 12.75"
Book Details: "A systematic delineation of the nobility, this work paved the way for Debrett’s Peerage and Burke’s Peerage, later reference works on the English aristocracy and genealogy. Selden approached the subject as a legal historian, and comparative law comprised a sizeable portion of the work. In the treatise, each chapter considered the derivation of a particular title and then explored its history and permutations throughout Europe from the Roman period to the modern era." (Courtesy of Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas School of Law at tarlton.law.utexas.edu/exhibits/selden/titles_of_honor.html)

Condition / Notes: This scarce third edition of a work originally published in 1614. It contains a poem of dedication by Ben Jonson, one of Selden's friends.

This antique volume has been rebacked, with a new brown leather spine displaying raised bands, gilt-lettered red leather label, and the number 1672 in gold at its foot. This book shows external wear, with rubbing and cracking to the front and rear covers. Minor loss of material can be seen at the outside corners of boards. One of the raised bands displays chipping. The binding is cracked after the title page. This volume has marbled edges and new marbled endpapers. The frontispiece portrait of the author exhibits light soiling and mild creasing. Previous owner's name appears at top of the title page, with some some marginal smudging. The pages of text are lightly foxed. In addition to frontispiece, this work contains decorative headpieces, initials with pictorial designs and a number of textual illustrations.
Lot 7002

$1400

Title: Museum anatomicum Academiae Lugduno-Batavae
Author: Eduard Sandifort - Eduard Sandifort was a Dutch physician and anatomist. He received his medical doctorate degree (Ph.D.) from Leiden University in 1763, and worked as a general practitioner in The Hague. He was fluent in Dutch, German, Swedish, and Italian. He became a professor of anatomy and surgery in 1771 at Leiden University. His most important writings are "Observationes Anatomico-pathologicae" (1778), "Excercitationes anatomicoacademicae" (1783-85), and the "Museum Anatomicum Academiae Lugduno-Batavae" (1789-93), which was finished by his son, Gerard Sandifort (1779-1848). Sandifort translated Nils Rosén von Rosenstein's "Underrättelser om barn-sjukdomar och deras botemedel" ("The diseases of children, and their remedies") to Dutch in 1768. Sandifort was elected in 1768 as a foreign member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: S. et. J. Luchtmans
City: Leiden
Year: 1793
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: No
Width: 15" Height: 20.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique folio set is bound in full leather. Volumes have been rebacked. Spines display raised bands and gilt-lettered spine labels. Front and rear covers of books show wear, with cracking at edges and minor loss of original material visible at professionally repaired corners. Bindings are firm. Volumes have edges tinted red. Small antique library bookplate can be seen on front pastedowns. Previous owner's signature appears in top margin of title pages and at top edge of front flyleaf of second volume. Endpapers display darkening at edges. Pages exhibit foxing throughout, though usually heaviest at margins. This work is illustrated with striking full-page tissue-guarded anatomical plates which are largely clean and bright.
Lot 7003

$100

Title: Miller's New York As It Is; Or Stranger's Guide-Book to the Cities of New York, Brooklyn and Adjacent Places: Comprising Notices of Every Object of Interest to Strangers; Including Public Buildings, Churches, Hotels, Places of Amusement, Literary Institutions, Etc.
Author: James Miller
Publisher: James Miller
City: New York
Year: 1866
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 9 pages of advertisements plus 141 pages of text plus 41 pages of advertisements
Width: 4.25" Height: 6.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in brown cloth with bright stamped gilt lettering and ruling to the front cover. The book shows light shelfwear. The binding is firm. The pages are clean and bright. This work is illustrated with a frontispiece and numerous plates, including fold-out plates, textual illustrations and an intact fold-out color map of the Hudson River. A large number of the illustrations depict major buildings and historical sites in mid-nineteenth-century New York City, including such landmarks as the Custom House, the Fifth Avenue Hotel, the Croton Reservoir, and Broadway (as seen from Dr. Chapin's Church).The versos of plates and map may show light foxing. A number of the advertisements at the front and rear of volume also contain illustrations.
Lot 7004

$175

Title: T Livii Patauini Historiarum ab Urbe Conduita Libri Qui Supersunt
Author: Livy - Titus Livius Patavinus —known as Livy in English—was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome and the Roman people. "Ab Urbe Condita Libri," "Books from the Foundation of the City," covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome well before the traditional foundation in 753 BC through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time. He was on familiar terms with the Julio-Claudian family, advising Augustus's grandnephew, the future emperor Claudius, as a young man not long before 14 AD in a letter to take up the writing of history. Livy and Augustus's wife, Livia, were from the same clan in different locations, although not related by blood.(Biography courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Ex Officina Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts
City: London
Year: 1722
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 6 Complete: Yes
Width: 4" Height: 6.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in textured brown leather with raised bands. The books show mild external wear, with light soiling and mild rubbing to the covers. The bindings may show cracking at front of volumes. Text blocks display edges tinted red. The volumes have marbled endpapers. The title page of the first volume is printed in red and black. The pages exhibit light foxing and occasional faint marginal staining. The first volume is illustrated with a frontispiece (with notation "G Vdr Gucht In et Seul" in lower right) and a title page vignette. This work contains head- and tailpieces and initials with pictorial designs. The text is in Latin.
Lot 7005

$60

Title: The Secret in the Old Attic
Author: Mildred A. Wirt (Carolyn Keene) - Carolyn Keene is the pseudonym of the authors of the Nancy Drew mystery stories and The Dana Girls mystery stories, both produced by the Stratemeyer Syndicate. In addition, the Keene pen name is credited with the Nancy Drew spin-off, River Heights and the Nancy Drew Notebooks.
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1944
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 216 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 7.75"
Book Details: Nancy Drew is a fictional character in a mystery fiction series created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer. The character first appeared in the year 1930; the books have been ghostwritten by a number of authors and are published under the collective pseudonym Carolyn Keene. Over the decades the character has evolved in response to changes in US culture and tastes. The books were extensively revised and shortened, beginning in 1959, in part to lower printing costs and to eliminate racist stereotypes, with arguable success. Many scholars[vague] agree that in the revision process, the heroine's original character was changed to a less assertive and more feminine character. In the 1980s an older and more professional Nancy emerged in a new series, "The Nancy Drew Files," that included romantic plots for the sleuth. In 2004 the original Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series, begun in 1930, was ended and a new series, "Girl Detective," was launched, in which the title character drives a hybrid electric vehicle and uses a cell phone. Illustrations of the character have also evolved over time to reflect the Nancy Drew type in contemporary terms. The character has proved continuously popular worldwide: at least 80 million copies of the books have been sold, and the books have been translated into over 45 languages. Nancy Drew has featured in five films, two television shows, and a number of popular computer games; she also appears in a variety of merchandise sold over the world.

A cultural icon, Nancy Drew has been cited as a formative influence by a number of women, from Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Sonia Sotomayor to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former First Lady Laura Bush. Feminist literary critics have analyzed the character's enduring appeal, arguing variously that Nancy Drew is a mythic hero, an expression of wish fulfillment, or an embodiment of contradictory ideas about femininity. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition of this title from the Nancy Drew Mystery series. This is number 21 in the series.

This volume is bound in blue cloth with orange lettering to the spine and front cover. An orange silhouette depicting title character appears stamped on front cover. The book shows light shelfwear. The binding is firm. The volume has endpapers with orange silhouettes. Previous owner's name and date of 1944 appear at the top of the front flyleaf. The age-toned pages are clean and without markings. This work is illustrated with a frontispiece on plain paper. The title page states illustrations are by Russell H. Tandy. The intact dust jacket has the following identification points on front flap: the letters "P.C.J." appears in upper right corner, there are 21 titles listed for the "Nancy Drew Mystery Stories" and the code "110-150" appears at bottom edge. The rear cover lists 15 titles for the "Judy Bolton Mysteries" and the rear flap 12 titles for the "Dana Girls Mystery Stories."
Lot 7006

$225

Title: Wild Flowers of the United States
Author: Harold William Rickett - Harold Rickett was born in England in 1896 and relocated to the United States in 1911. He received his A.B. (1917), M.A. (1920), and PhD. (1922) from the University of Wisconsin, although his first two years of college were at Harvard University. From the Botany faculty of the University of Missouri he moved to the New York Botanical Garden as assistant bibliographer (1939), advancing to bibliographer in 1942. In 1959, he assumed the additional responsibilities of Acting Assistant Directory for Botany.

Dr. Rickett, a delegate to the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth International Botanical Congresses, was deeply concerned in international botanical nomenclature, a member of the editorial board of the International Code for Botanical Nomenclature, and Secretary of the Committee for Spermatophyte since 1956. For this work, he was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation in 1958, and a four year grant in 1960.

In the early 1960s, plans for a botanical work on wild flowers began. At the urging of literary agent Diarmuid C. Russell, the National Committee for the Wild Flowers of the United States was established in April of 1963 with Mrs. David (Peggy) Rockefeller, a member of the Board of Mangers of the NYBG. Mrs. Rockefeller became the committee's chairperson and Mr. Russell its secretary.

The 6-volume Wild Flowers of the United States is a monumental botanical work, written in nontechnical language for the amateur, with each species illustrated in color photographs. Sponsored by the New York Botanical Garden, the project was edited by Dr. William C. Steere, director of the NYBG; written by Dr. Harold Rickett, Senior Botanist; and published by McGraw-Hill Book Company. The six volumes (in fourteen parts and an index) are divided by geographical region. Volume 1: Northeastern states, Volume 2: Southeastern states, Volume 3: Texas, Volume 4: Southwest, Volume 5: Northwest, Volume 6: Rocky Mountains and Great Plains and an Index. The first volume was published in 1966, the final one in 1973. (Courtesy of the website of The New York Botanical Garden)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company
City: New York
Year: 1966-1973
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 14 Complete: No
Width: 10.25" Height: 13.25"
Book Details: This work is made up of six volumes in 14 parts, with content destributed as follows:

V.1. The Northeastern States (2 volumes in slipcase); V. 2. The Southeastern States (2 volumes in slipcase); V. 3. Texas (2 volumes in slipcase); V. 4. The Southwestern States (3 volumes in slipcase); V. 5. The Northwestern States (2 volumes in slipcase); V. 6. The central mountains and plains (3 volumes in slipcase).
Condition / Notes: This is a 15-volume set, with the index volume as the fifteenth.

This handsome set is bound in cloth of various colors, with stamped gilt lettering and decorative designs to its spines. Seven of the volumes have their original glassine covers (with possible tearing and (minor) loss). The top edges of the text blocks may show light foxing. The books are otherwise in excellent condition. These volumes are lavishly illustrated with color plates and in-text drawings. Each volume has map endpapers with the area being discussed highlighted. The slipcases display light soiling.
Lot 7007

$25

Details: This lot includes the group of framed, original antique engravings shown in the corresponding image(s). These plates of early images of various creatures include a Yale ("Eale", an antelope- or goat-like four-legged creature with large horns), a sea lion ("leo maris"), a baboon designated as a cinocephalus, and a hyena. This last item has image in the background of one of the animals over a human corpse. Arabic numerals appear in lower right corner of each plate. These early plates likely were once part of a natural history work, probably from the 17th century as the renderings of the animals are highly inaccurate, including the sea lion's coat being comprised of scales rather than fur.

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Condition / Notes: These framed plates are matted and perserved under glass. The engravings show sporadic light foxing. Frames and backing display light wear.
Lot 7008

$200

Title: A Sketch of a Tour of the Continent, in the Years 1786 and 1787
Author: James Edward Smith - Sir James Edward Smith was an English botanist and founder of the Linnean Society.

Smith was born in Norwich in 1759, the son of a wealthy wool merchant. He displayed a precocious interest in the natural world. During the early 1780s he enrolled in the medical course at the University of Edinburgh where he studied chemistry under Joseph Black and natural history under John Walker. He then moved to London in 1783 to continue his studies. Smith was a friend of Sir Joseph Banks who was offered the entire collection of books, manuscripts and specimens of the Swedish natural historian and botanist Carolus Linnaeus, following the death of his son Carolus Linnaeus the Younger. Banks declined the purchase but Smith bought the collection for the bargain price of £1,000. The collection arrived in London in 1784 and in 1786 Smith was elected Fellow of the Royal Society.

Between 1786 and 1788 Smith made the grand tour through the Netherlands, France, Italy and Switzerland visiting botanists, picture galleries and herbaria. He founded the Linnean Society of London in 1788, becoming its first President, a post he held until his death. He returned to live in Norwich in 1796 bringing with him the entire Linnean Collection. His library and botanical collections acquired European fame and were visited by numerous entomologists and botanists from the entire Continent. In 1792, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Smith spent the remaining thirty years of his life writing books and articles on botany. His books included "Flora Britannica and The English Flora" (4 volumes, 1824 – 1828). He contributed 3,348 botanical articles to Rees's "Cyclopaedia" between 1808 and 1819, following the death of Rev. William Wood, who had started the work. In addition, he contributed 57 biographies of botanists. He contributed seven volumes to the only major botanical publication of the eighteenth century, Flora Graeca, the publications begun by John Sibthorp. A fruitful collaboration was found through descriptions Smith supplied to publisher and illustrator, James Sowerby. Depiction of flora in England had previously only found patronage for aesthetic concerns, but an interest in gardening and natural history saw illustrated publications, such as the exotic "A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland" and the 36-volume "English Botany," reaching new audiences.

In 1797 Smith published "The Natural History of the Rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia," the earliest book on American insects. It included the illustrations and notes of John Abbot, with descriptions of new species by Smith based on Abbot's drawings.

Smith's friendship with William Roscoe (after whom he named the genus Roscoea) saw him contribute 5000 plants between 1806 and 1817 to supplement the Roylean Herbarium. This was to become the Smith Herbarium held by the Liverpool Botanic Garden. After Smith's death the Linnean Collection, together with Smith's own collections, were bought by the Linnean Society for £3,150.

He was married to Pleasance Reeve (1773–1877). She survived her husband by 49 years and edited his memoirs and correspondence. They are buried together at St Margaret's, Lowestoft.

The standard author abbreviation Sm. is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)

Publisher: Printed for the Author, by J. Davis; Sold by B. and J. White
City: London
Year: 1793
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.75" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This leather-bound set has detached front boards. The spines have gilt-lettered labels, ruling and ornamental designs stamped in gold, with the gilt volume numbers in circular black labels with gilt borders. The books display light external wear. The text blocks with speckled edges are intact. The preliminary pages of the first volume display faint water markings at edges. The final pages of the first volume have darkened edges. A small number of pages of text also show mild marginal staining. The second volume has darkened edges at front and rear. The third volume also exhibits occasional marginal staining and the endpapers/blank pages with darkened edges. The pages exhibit occasional light foxing.
Lot 7009

$100

Title: The Complete Works of Walter Savage Landor
Author: Walter Savage Landor - Walter Savage Landor was an English writer and poet. His best known works were the prose "Imaginary Conversations," and the poem "Rose Aylmer," but the critical acclaim he received from contemporary poets and reviewers was not matched by public popularity. As remarkable as his work was, it was equalled by his rumbustious character and lively temperament.

In a long and active life of eighty-nine years Landor produced a considerable amount of work in various genres. This can perhaps be classified into four main areas—prose, lyric poetry, political writings including epigrams and Latin. His prose and poetry have received most acclaim, but critics are divided in their preference between them and he is now often described as 'a poet's poet' and author of perhaps the greatest very short poems in English, 'Some of the best poets, Yeats, Ezra Pound and Robert Frost among them, steered by his lights'. Landor's prose is best represented by the "Imaginary Conversations." He drew on a vast array of historical characters from Greek philosophers to contemporary writers and composed conversations between pairs of characters that covered areas of philosophy, politics, romance and many other topics. These exercises proved a more successful application of Landor's natural ability for writing dialogue than his plays. Although these have many quotable passages the overall effect suffered because he never learned the art of drama.

Landor wrote much sensitive and beautiful poetry. The love poems were inspired by a succession of female romantic ideals – Ione, Ianthe, Rose Aylmer and Rose Paynter. Equally sensitive are his "domestic" poems about his sister and his children.

In the course of his career Landor wrote for various journals on a range of topics that interested him from anti-Pitt politics to the unification of Italy. He was also a master of the epigram which he used to good effect and wrote satirically to avenge himself on politicians and other people who upset him.

Landor wrote over three hundred Latin poems, political tracts and essays, but these have generally been ignored in the collections of his work. Landor found Latin useful for expressing things that might otherwise have been "indecent or unattractive" as he put it and as a cover for libellous material. Fellow classical scholars of the time put Landor's Latin work on a par with his English writing. (Summary courtesy of Wikipedia)
Editor: T. Earle Welby
Publisher: Chapman and Hall Ltd
City: London
Year: 1927-1936
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 16 Complete: Yes
Width: 7" Height: 9.75"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of the works of Walter Savage Landor, being one of 525 copies.


This antique set is bound in red cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spines. The books show moderate external wear, with sunning to spines, light soiling and mild rubbing to the covers, and lightly-bumped outside corners. The bindings are firm. The volumes have gilt top edges exhibiting light soiling. The pages display occasional light foxing. This work is illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispieces, including engraved portraits of the author.
Lot 7010

$450

Title: On Dislocations and Fractures
Author: Joseph Maclise
Publisher: John Churchill
City: London
Year: 1859
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 77 unnumbered pages and 36 plates
Width: 15" Height: 21"
Book Details: This work illustrates the several varieties of dislocations and fractures to which the skeletal parts are liable
Condition / Notes: This antique folio is bound in half leather and pebbled dark brown cloth. The spine has raised bands and stamped gilt lettering. This ex-library book shows external wear, with loss of material at top of the spine. rubbing to the covers, and scuffing with minor loss of material at its edges and at corners. Some faint staining appears on the covers. Small white spots are visible on the rear cover. An antique library label can be seen at the foot of the spine. The binding is sound. An old signature is visible at the top of title page. The title page and dedication page display small tears with minor loss in the lower right corner. The pages and plates exhibit scattered foxing and occasionally small closed tears at the top and bottom edges. Minor staining can be seen at the top edge of the plates. The texts appear in double columns.
Lot 7011

$80

Details: This lot contains the vintage magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes the issues of "The New Yorker" magazine covering 1955. Each issue has full page, color page illustrations and illustrated front covers. Duplicate issues may be present.

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Condition / Notes: These items are in functional or better condition with some age/wear
indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws. Magazines are preserved in plastic bags.
Lot 7012

$50

Title: Histoire generale de la medicine, de la pharmacie, de l'art dentaire et de l'art veterinaire, ornee de nombreuses illustrations
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Paul Marie Maxime Laignel-Lavastine
Publisher: Albin Michel, Editeur
City: Paris
Year: 1936-1949
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Width: 9.25" Height: 11.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This handsome antique set is bound in three-quarter red leather with marbled sides, raised bands and stamped gilt lettering to the spines. These books show very mild external wear, with lightly bumped outside corners and rubbing to the spine edges and bands. The bindings are firm. These volumes have gilt top edges and marbled endpapers. The pages are clean and without markings. This profusely illustrated work has b&w & color plates (with captioned tissue guards), including facsimile reproductions, as well as a large number of textual illustrations. The ribbon bookmarks are intact.
Lot 7013

$90

Title: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
Author: J. M. Barrie - Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM was a Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. The child of a family of small-town weavers, he was educated in Scotland. He moved to London, where he developed a career as a novelist and playwright. There he met the Llewelyn Davies boys who inspired him in writing about a baby boy who has magical adventures in Kensington Gardens (included in "The Little White Bird"), then to write "Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up," a "fairy play" about this ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy setting of Neverland. This play quickly overshadowed his previous work and although he continued to write successfully, it became his best-known work, credited with popularizing the name Wendy, which was very uncommon previously. Barrie unofficially adopted the Davies boys following the deaths of their parents. Before his death, he gave the rights to the Peter Pan works to Great Ormond Street Hospital, which continues to benefit from them.
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
City: New York
Year: 1916
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 126 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in green cloth with stamped gilt lettering to the spine and front cover. The front cover has an attractive color pastedown. The book shows light shelfwear. The binding is sound. The interior is clean and without markings. This work contains tissue-guarded frontispiece and 15 plates with color drawings by noted English illustrator Arthur Rackham. All called-for plates are present.
Lot 7014

$15

Book Details: This lot consists of vintage and recent mysterie, thrillers, and detective fiction shown in the corresponding images. Titles include "A Tan and Sandy Silence," "The Long and Lavender Look," "Outsider in Amsterdam," "Mindscream, "Cloud Nine, " "Maigret and the Loner," "The Cat Who Went Underground," "Death of An Expert Witness," and "The Ritual Bath."

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Condition / Notes:
These books are generally in very good to excellent condition with dust jackets, some of which have mylar covers.
Lot 7015

$50

Book Details: This lot includes and antique Bible dated 1883 with a striking embossed raised cross, gold edges, large clasps with color plates, and a chromolithograph presentation page. Genealogical information on the presentation page lists this Bible as a gift to Bridget McCarthy from William P. McCarthy on May 1st, 1891.

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Condition / Notes: This book measuring 12 3/4" x 11" shows beautifully and displays some age/wear indications such as a detached spine and one clasp is free of its mounting but is in place.
Lot 7016

$35

Book Details: This lot contains the books shown in the corresponding image(s). This group of antique estate books includes decorative sets of volume 1-5 "History of World War", by Frank Simonds, (Doubleday Page & CO., 1917-1920), volumes 1-2 of "The French Revolution, a History", by Thomas Carlyle, (Thomas Y. Crowell Company, n.d.) and "Moral Emblems & Other Poems Written and Illustrated with Woodcuts", by Robert Louis Stevenson, (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921).

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Condition / Notes: These items are in functional or better condition with some age/wear
indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws.
Lot 7017

$55

Title: M. Tullii Ciceronis Opera. Cum indicibus et variis lectionibus
Author: Cicero - Marcus Tullius Cicero (sometimes anglicized as Tully) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.
His influence on the Latin language was so immense that the subsequent history of prose in not only Latin but European languages up to the 19th century was said to be either a reaction against or a return to his style. According to Michael Grant, "the influence of Cicero upon the history of European literature and ideas greatly exceeds that of any other prose writer in any language." Cicero introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a Latin philosophical vocabulary (with neologisms such as humanitas, qualitas, quantitas, and essentia) distinguishing himself as a linguist, translator, and philosopher.
Petrarch's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited for initiating the 14th-century Renaissance. According to Polish historian Tadeusz Zieli?ski, "Renaissance was above all things a revival of Cicero, and only after him and through him of the rest of Classical antiquity." The peak of Cicero's authority and prestige came during the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, and his impact on leading Enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke, David Hume, and Montesquieu was substantial. His works rank among the most influential in European culture, and today still constitute one of the most important bodies of primary material for the writing and revision of Roman history, especially the last days of the Roman Republic.

Though he was an accomplished orator and successful lawyer, Cicero believed his political career was his most important achievement. It was during his consulship that the Second Catilinarian Conspiracy attempted the government overthrow through an attack on the city from outside forces, and Cicero suppressed the revolt by executing five conspirators without due process. During the chaotic latter half of the 1st century BC marked by civil wars and the dictatorship of Gaius Julius Caesar, Cicero championed a return to the traditional republican government. Following Julius Caesar's death Cicero became an enemy of Mark Antony in the ensuing power struggle, attacking him in a series of speeches. He was proscribed as an enemy of the state by the Second Triumvirate and subsequently murdered in 43 BC.

Publisher: E Typographeo Clarendoniano
City: Oxford
Year: 1783
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 9 Complete: No
Width: 10" Height: 12.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This set contains the first nine volumes of a ten-volume edition of Cicero's works.

This antique set has been rebound in blue cloth with gilt-lettered red spine labels. Each volume has its number stamped in gold on spine. The books show light shelfwear. The bindings are firm. The volumes have new endpapers. The partially-uncut pages exhibit occasional foxing. The fifth volume has a small amount of marginalia. The texts are in Latin.
Lot 7018

$45

Title: Atget's Seven Albums
Author: Molly Nesbit
Publisher: Yale University Press
City: New Haven
Year: 1992
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 428 pages
Width: 10.5" Height: 10.5"
Book Details: "Between 1909 and 1915 Eugene Atget produced seven albums filled with photographs of Paris at the height of its belle epoque. The albums were prototypes for books that were never published. Now for the first time Atget's albums are presented in full, edited with the sequencing and repetition that the great photographer intended. In addition, Atget's pictures are analyzed in an altogether new way: as commercial picture documents produced by a photographer for the artists, archivists, antiquarians, designers, and builders who were his clients.

Molly Nesbit defines and explores the nature of Atget's pictures in terms of their form, practical vision, and relation to knowledge, providing the first discussion of the commercial picture document. She offers a glimpse into the politics of Atget's way of seeing: how he identified with the fart left; how his sens of modern life and the variety in popular culture was exhibited though the artisans, cabarets, ragpicker carts, and marketplaces he photographed; how his album opened up a space without bourgeois order, an elliptical, often beautiful image of mass culture." (Text from front flap of dust jacket)
Condition / Notes: This volume is bound in purple cloth with stamped black lettering to the spine. The front board is slightly warped. The covers display light soiling. The binding is firm. The interior is clean and bright. This work is profusely illustrated with reproductions of Atget's work. The dust jacket exhibits light shelfwear, with discoloration to the spine and top edge of front cover.
Lot 7019

$50

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique Yellowstone booklets and brochures shown in the corresponding image(s). Titles in this collection are as follows: "Geyserland: Yellowstone National Land" (Chicago & North Western Ry., 1928, in wrappers), "Magic Yellowstone" (Northern Pacific Railway, 1933, in wrappers), "Haynes Souvenir Album of Yellowstone Park: A Collection of Scenic and Wild Life Photographs with Descriptions" (Haynes, 1938, in wrappers), and the brochure "Yellowstone: Folder A. Season 1948" (Yellowstone Park Company, 1948)

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Condition / Notes: These books are items in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. We identify any advanced flaws that come to our attention during cataloguing.
Lot 7020

$30

Book Details: This lot consists of vintage and recent books, many of them new, on history shown in the corresponding images. Topics include military battlefield plans, mountaineering and exploration, art and archaeology, Napoleon's Russian campaign, cartography, the Civil War, medieval Arab conflicts, and the flora and fauna of New Zealand.

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Condition / Notes:
These books are generally in very good to excellent condition with dust jackets, some of which have mylar covers.
Lot 7021

$20

Details: This lot contains the bound magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). These include an antique ten volume run of "The International Review" (A.S. Barnes & CO.) issued from 1874-1883 (volumes 2 to 11). There are such articles as "The Communist and the Railway", by W. M. Grosvenor, "German Comic Papers", by Julius Duboe, and political and literary discussions.

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Condition / Notes: These books are in functional or better condition with some age/wear
indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws.
Lot 7022

$35

Title: Sordello
Author: Robert Browning - Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets.
Publisher: Edward Mixon
City: London
Year: 1840
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 253 pages
Width: 4.75" Height: 7.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full brown cloth, Book lacks spine cover. Binding is firm. Endpapers display foxing. Small yellow stamp appears in upper outside corner of front pastedown with name of Greedy Bookseller and Stationer. Pages are clean and without markings.
Lot 7023

$110

Book Details: This lot contains the books shown in the corresponding image(s). This group of American History books includes "Slavery and the Slave Trade in Africa", by Henry M. Stanley, (Harper and Brothers, 1893), beautifully illustrated volumes 1 and 3 of "History of the World from the Earliest Period to the Present Time", by Evert A. Duyckinck (Johnson, Fry & Co., 1869, volumes 1 has detaching binding), volume 1 of "History of the War for the Union", by Evert Duyckinck, (Johnson, Fry and Company, 1862), "Footing it in Franconia", by Bradford Torrey, (Houghton Mifflin Co., 1901), and "Frederic the Great", by Thomas Babington Macaulay, (Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1855). Some of these books contain beautiful illustrations and plates.

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Condition / Notes: These items are in functional or better condition with some age/wear indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws.
Lot 7024

$35

Details: This lot contains the Estate Art ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes original Asian artwork, an original watercolor with signature of the artist depicting a field with haystacks in the foreground and an onion-dome church in the background (onion dome church architecture of this type indicated this work is probably German), an original water color depicting flowers, an original oil-on-board seaside painting with seagulls, an oil-on-board painting of a house by the sea, a book on Picasso, a small photo album with cover showing Notre Dame, and vintage Asian embroidered silk hangings.

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Condition / Notes: These items are in functional or better condition with some age/wear
indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws.
Lot 7025

$55

Details: This lot contains the antique newspapers shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes the issues of "Once a Week and Illustrated Newspaper" covering 1892. Each newspaper has full and double page illustrations which include portraits of government officials, boats, trains, and illustrated advertisements. Duplicate issues may be present.

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Condition / Notes: These items are in functional or better condition with some age/wear
indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws. The magazines show wear with closed tears at edges, some tearing, and some separation at spines. Covers and pages may display occasional light foxing and/or smudging.
Lot 7026

$60

Title: Graecum lexicon manuale, primum a Benjamine Hederico institutum: dein post repetitas Sam. Patricii curas, auctum myriade amplius verborum: postremo innumeris vitiis repurgatum, plurimisque novis significatibus verborum locupletatum cura Io. Augusti Ernesti: et nunc iterum recensitum, et quam plurimam in utraque parte auctum a T. Morell, S. T. P. Thesauri, Graecae Poeseos nuper editi, autore, editio nova, prioribus loge emendatior
Author: Benjamin Hederich - Benjamin Hedericus is most notable as author of a Greek lexicon, which was widely used in the Roman Catholic Church in Europe.

Publisher: Excudit H.S. Woodfall, impensis, J.F. & C. Rivington, T. Longman, B. Law, T. Pote, J. Johnson [and 14 others in London]
City: London
Year: 1790
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: viii/828 pages
Width: 9.25" Height: 11.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in full brown leather with raised bands, gilt ruling to the spine and gilt-lettered red leather spine label. The book shows external wear, with narrow cracking along the spine edges and minor scuffing at edges of the boards. The front hinge is cracked. The text block has tinted red edges. An antique armorial bookplate is attached to the front pastedown. The previous owner's name appears on the front pastedown. The preliminary pages and the blank pages at the end of the volume display darkened edges. The front flyleaf is detached. The pages are clean and without markings. The entries appear in triple columns.
Lot 7027

$35

Book Details: This lot consists of vintage, recent, and new books on the history of the American West shown in the corresponding images. Titles include "A Summer on the Plains with Custer's 7th Cavalry: The 1870 Diary of Annie Gibson Roberts," which is signed by the editor, Brian C. Pohanka. Other titles are "Yellowstone Command: Colonel Nelson A. Miles and the Great Sioux War, 1876-7;" "The Journals of Lewis & Ordway," "With Custer on the Little Bighorn," "The Paxton Rangers and Some Facts About Pontiac's Rebellion," and "Alfred Jacob Miller."

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Condition / Notes:
These books are generally in very good to excellent condition, some with dust jackets. Some books are in new in shrink-wrap.
Lot 7028

$110

Title: Washington City and How To See It: A Complete Pocket Guide to All Places of Interest in the National Capital and Vicinity
Author: Robert C. Ogden
Publisher: Hurd and Houghton
City: New York
Year: 1876
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 68 pages
Width: 4.25" Height: 6.5"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped red cloth with lettering on the front cover stamped in gold and black. The book shows external wear, with the covers displaying light soiling, minor staining at edges and whit spotting. The binding is sound. The interiors is clean and without markings. Some the pages are dog eared. This work has a well-preserved fold-out map of Washington D. C., full-page illustrations and plans of the Senate.
Lot 7029

$15

Title: Brave and Bold; Or, the Fortunes of a Factory Boy
Author: Horatio Alger, Jr. - Horatio Alger, Jr. was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formative effect on America during the Gilded Age. Alger's name is often invoked incorrectly as though he himself rose from rags to riches, but that arc applied to his characters, not to the author. Essentially, all of Alger's novels share the same theme: a young boy struggles through hard work to escape poverty. Critics, however, are quick to point out that it is not the hard work itself that rescues the boy from his fate, but rather some extraordinary act of bravery or honesty, which brings him into contact with a wealthy elder gentleman, who takes the boy in as a ward. The boy might return a large sum of money that was lost or rescue someone from an overturned carriage, bringing the boy—and his plight—to the attention of some wealthy individual. It has been suggested that this reflects Alger's own patronizing attitude to the boys he tried to help.

Alger secured his literary niche in 1868 with the publication of his fourth book, Ragged Dick, the story of a poor bootblack's rise to middle-class respectability, which was a huge success. His many books that followed were essentially variations on Ragged Dick and featured a cast of stock characters: the valiant hard-working, honest youth (who knew more Latin than the villain), the noble mysterious stranger (whom the poor boy rescued and by whom he got rewarded), the snobbish youth (cousin), and the evil squire (uncle).

In the 1870s, Alger took a trip to California to gather material for future books, but the trip had little influence on his writing. In the last decades of the 19th century, boys' tastes changed, and Alger's moral tone coarsened accordingly. The Puritan ethic had loosened its grip on America, and violence, murder, and other sensational themes entered Alger's works. Public librarians questioned whether his books should be made available to the young. By the time he died in 1899, he had published around a hundred volumes. (Information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Loring, Publisher
City: Boston
Year: 1874
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 342 pages
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce first edition, with "frankly" misspelled as "faankly" on page 16, line 11.

This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped purple cloth with stamped gilt lettering to the spine. The slightly-cocked book shows external wear, with light soiling and uneven discoloration to covers. The binding is sound. The pages exhibit scattered foxing. This work is illustrated with a frontispiece, an engraved series title page and two plates. Two pages of advertisements appear at the front of the volume.
Lot 7030

$325

Title: Historical Collections of Private Passages of State, Weighty Matters in Law, Remarkable Proceedings in Five Parliaments. Beginning the Sixteenth Year of King James, Anno 1618. And Ending the Fifth Year of King Charles, Anno 1629. Digested in Order of Time
Author: John Rushworth - John Rushworth was an English lawyer, historian and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1657 and 1685. He compiled a series of works covering the English Civil Wars throughout the 17th century called "Historical Collections" and also known as the "Rushworth Papers."

While John Rushworth was remembered as a person, his writings found favour in America where they served as a source of inspiration for Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson bought a copy of Rushworth's "Historical Collections" for use in his own library and he often quoted from them. Rushworth was a contemporary of John Lilburne whose writings had a profound impact on the history of the English Civil Wars of the 17th century. Although his senior, he also shared much in common with Oliver Cromwell (born 1599), because they were evangelical Christians who believed that the Church of England should undergo a total reformation, contrary to the wishes of King Charles I. His views of Charles I as a king who had declared war on his own people, were later echoed in words by Thomas Jefferson and others when writing about the reign of George III in the Declaration of Independence.

Publisher: Printed for D. Browne and 18 others
City: London
Year: 1721-1722
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 8 Complete: Yes
Width: 8.75" Height: 13"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique set is bound in full brown leather with raised bands and gilt-lettered red leather spine labels. Volumes I, II, and VIII have detached front board; volumes VI and VII have both boards detached. Covers display mild rubbing to covers and occasional narrow cracking/chipping to spines. Minor loss of material is visible at top/bottom of spines and at outside corners. Text blocks are intact. Armorial bookplates of Martin Browne Holkes appear on front pastedowns. Edges of pastedowns display darkening. Modern library bookplate of Episcopal Divinity School appears in lower left corner of the rear pastedown. Pages exhibit age toning and occasional light foxing. This work is illustrated with frontispiece portrait of the author in first volume and a well-preserved fold-out double-page plate illustrating the Battle of Nashie in volume VI. List of subscribers appears at front of first volume.
Lot 7031

$250

Title: Prisons with the "Carceri" Etchings by G. B. Piranesi
Author: Aldous Huxley - Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts. He spent the later part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death.
Huxley was a humanist, pacifist, and satirist. He later became interested in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism, in particular Vivekananda's Neo-Vedanta and Universalism. He is also well known for his use of psychedelic drugs.
By the end of his life Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the pre-eminent intellectuals of his time. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)
Publisher: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge
City: Los Angeles
Year: 1949
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 34 pages plus 17 plates
Width: 11" Height: 13.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed limited first printing of this work. This is copy number 168 of 212. Huxley's signature appears on limitation page. This work contains a critical study (pages 29-34) by Jean Adhemar entitled "The Carceri Etchings."

This antique volume is bound in original stiff light blue wrappers with printed label to front cover. The book shows sunning to the spine and along the edges of front cover. The binding is firm. The interior is clean and without markings. 17 well-preserved engraved plates with reproductions of works by Piranesi are laid in at rear of volume. These are numbered 1-16, with captions on verso indicating edition, either Piranesi or Bouchard, and state. There are two plates bearing the number 16, one identified as Bourchard, first state, the other Piranesi second state.

"The text, which has been set entirely by hand in a new 20 point Caslon of the Fonderie Radiguer is printed by Jourde & Allard, master-printers in Paris. Lettrine by J. A. Carlotti. The etchings are reproduced by Aulard. The book was designed by Arnold Fawcus." (colophon)

The volume is housed in a portfolio with gray cloth spine and light green paper-covered boards, with printed paper label to front cover. The portfolio shows light soiling to covers and measures approximately 11.75" x 14". The ribbon ties are intact.
Lot 7032

$225

Details: This lot contains the ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes historic cancels dating from the 1950's thru 1980's, postal stationery and postal matter including a United Nations First Day of Issue envelopes/stamps, First Day Cover for French-American architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant. There is something here for any passionate philatelist.

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Condition / Notes: These items are in functional or better condition with some age/wear
indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws.
Lot 7033

$100

Details: This lot contains the vintage magazines shown in the corresponding image(s). This group includes the issues of "The New Yorker" magazine covering 1951. Each issue has full page color page illustrations, color page illustrations and illustrated front covers. Duplicate issues may be present.

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Condition / Notes: These items are in functional or better condition with some age/wear
indications. Older items are more likely to exhibit advanced flaws. Magazines are preserved in plastic bags.
Lot 7034

$120

Title: A Time To Heal: The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford
Author: Gerald R. Ford - Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974. As the first person appointed to the vice-presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment (after Spiro Agnew had resigned), when he became President upon Richard Nixon's resignation on August 9, 1974, he became the only President of the United States who was never elected President nor Vice-President by the Electoral College. Before ascending to the vice-presidency, Ford served nearly 25 years as the Representative from Michigan's 5th congressional district, eight of them as the Republican Minority Leader.

As President, Ford signed the Helsinki Accords, marking a move toward détente in the Cold War. With the conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam nine months into his presidency, U.S. involvement in Vietnam essentially ended. Domestically, Ford presided over arguably the weakest economy since the Great Depression, with growing inflation and a recession during his tenure. One of his more controversial acts was to grant a presidential pardon to President Richard Nixon for his role in the Watergate scandal. During Ford's incumbency, foreign policy was characterized in procedural terms by the increased role Congress began to play, and by the corresponding curb on the powers of the President. In 1976, Ford narrowly defeated Ronald Reagan for the Republican nomination, but lost the presidential election to Democrat Jimmy Carter.

Following his years as president, Ford remained active in the Republican Party. After experiencing health problems and being admitted to the hospital four times in 2006, Ford died in his home on December 26, 2006. He lived longer than any other U.S. president, dying at 93 years and 165 days.




Publisher: The Easton Press
City: Norwalk, Connecticut
Year: 1987
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 454 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: The first 123 pages provides Ford's life story until he enters the presidency. The remainder of the book covers the Ford Administration.
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-signed limited deluxe edition of the autobiography of the 38th president of the United States. This edition has a special introduction by former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger.

This volume is bound in full red leather with raised bands and bright stamped gilt lettering and ornamental designs to the covers. A stamped pictorial design in gold depicting White House appears on rear cover. The book is new and still in shrink wrap. A booklet bearing title, name of the collection to which this title belongs ("The Library of the Presidents"), and statements regarding introduction and signature appear on its front cover.
Lot 7035

$150

Title: The Art of Painting by C. A. du Fresnoy: With Remarks: Translated into English, with an Original Preface, Containing a Parallel between Painting and Poetry: By Mr. Dryden. As Also a Short Account of the Most Eminent Painters, Both Ancient and Modern
Author: Charles Alphonse du Fresnoy - Charles Alphonse du Fresnoy, French painter and writer on his art, was born in Paris, son of an apothecary.
He was destined for the medical profession, and well educated in Latin and Greek; but, having a natural propensity for the fine arts, he would not apply to his intended vocation, and was allowed to learn the rudiments of design under Perrier and Vouet. At the age of twenty-one he went off to Rome, with no resources; he drew ruins and architectural subjects.
After two years thus spent he re-encountered his old fellow-student Pierre Mignard, and by his aid obtained some amelioration of his professional prospects. He studied Raphael and the antique, went in 1633 to Venice, and in 1656 returned to France. During two years he was now employed in painting altar-pieces in the château du Raincy, landscapes, etc. His death was caused by an attack of apoplexy followed by palsy; he expired at Villiers-le-Bel, near Paris. He never married.
His pictorial works are few; they are correct in drawing, with something of the Caracci in design, and of Titian in colouring, but wanting fire and expression, and insufficient to keep his name in any eminent repute.
He is remembered now almost entirely as a writer rather than painter. His Latin poem, "De arte graphica," was written during his Italian sojourn, and embodied his observations on the art of painting; it may be termed a critical treatise on the practice of the art, with general advice to students. The precepts are sound according to the standard of his time; the poetical merits slender enough. The Latin style is formed chiefly on Lucretius and Horace.
This poem was first published by Mignard, and has been translated into several languages. In 1668 it was turned into French by Roger de Piles; Dryden translated the work into English prose; and a rendering into verse by Mason followed, to which Sir Joshua Reynolds added some annotations. (Biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia)
, Richard Graham, Roger de Plies
Translor: John Dryden - John Dryden was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him "Glorious John." He was made Poet Laureate in 1668.
Publisher: Bernard Lintott
City: London
Year: 1716
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: [8], lxviii, [4], 397, [7] pages
Width: 4.75" Height: 7"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: Antique volume lacks boards. Text block is intact. Title page is printed in red and black. Previous owner's name is stamped at lower margin of title page. Pages with red-tinted edges are clean and without markings. Final blank page is detached. Fresnoy's "De Arte Graphica" has parallel text of Latin and English prose translation. Work is illustrated with head- and tail-pieces and decorative initial letters.
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