Bibliotheca Phillippica. Catalogue of English Manuscripts, Autograph Letters and Charters from the Celebrated Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps...New Series: Twelfth Part.
London: Sotheby & Co, June 25, 1974, octavo, printed green wrappers. 154 pp. Sotheby & Co, 256 lots. From the Introduction, "The astonishing range of Sir Thomas Phillipp's collecting interests...has been amply illustrated in earlier sales, and the present catalogue provides further evidence.Besides the raw material of conventional political history...are... Item #23244
Books from the libraries of James F. Thompson, Esq., and an English gentleman and the late Alexander Bryant and William Churchill Oastler, Esqs.
New York: American Art Association, May 14, 1915, octavo, printed wrappers. not paginated. American Art Association, American Art Association sale 331 lots. Standard sets i fine bindings, Valentine's Manuals and first editions of Mark Twain and John Kendrick Bangs. McKay 7560. Mckay location symbols penned to the upper edge of... Item #25456
Catalogue of a Large & Valuable Collection of Works, America and Holland, including Bibliography, Voyages, Travels, and Tracts...Rare and Early Printed Books on America, The Quakers, etc....to be Sold at Auction by Bangs, Merwin & Co.
New York: Baker & Godwin, Printers, March 20 & 21,1860, small octavo, disbound and with stitching removed, solidly glued along spine. 36 pp. Baker & Godwin, Printers,, 694 lots. McKay 853. With McKay location symbols noted on upper left-hand corner. This copy is from the collection of, H. O. Tiesberg... Item #25932
A Catalogue of Books In All Branches of Literature Comprising American History and Literature Scarce First Editions Association Books Illustrated books Books on Art.
New York: Walpole Galleries, 1915, First Edition. octavo, printed paper wrappers. (40)pp., stapled. Walpole Galleries, This is the first book auction catalogue of The Walpole Galleries, November 12, 1915. 300 lots offered. McKay 7603. Vertical fold through center. Wrappers dusty and with two tiny chips to back wrapper, penciled notation... Item #26139
First three parts, of five. (New York: Leavitt), March 10-15, 1879; March 22-25, 1880; April 4- 8, 1881, octavo, each part rebound in three-quarter red morocco and marbled boards (viii), 306, (xii)pp.; (xvi), 200, (viii)pp.; (xii), (180), (viii)pp. 6,050 items. Printed price lists bound at front of each part. Brinley... Item #26131
Catalogue of the Library of the Late Isaac Dayton of New York City. A Large and Choice Collection of English Literature. Parts I & II. [Complete].
New York: Bangs & Co. March 10-12, 1902; April 7-9, 1902, octavo, printed wrappers. (100); 91 pp. Bangs & Co., 1,869 lots. McKay 5431; 5449. Nearly all nineteenth-century publications with titles typical to the library of the period: Napolean, Shakespeare, Pierce Egan, Cervantes, Carlyle, a half dozen Samuel Johnson, etc.... Item #18999
Catalogue of the Remaining Portion of the Renowned Library of the late Henry Yates Thompson, Esq...[Sold by Order of the Executors of the Late Mrs. Yates Thompson].
London: Sotheby & Co. August 18-19, 1941, quarto, printed green wrappers. 97 pp. Sotheby & Co., Sotheby rare book and manuscript auction catalogue. Thompson's library contained more than his well-known collection of illuminated manuscripts. This sale upon the death of his wife, contains fine early illustrated books, superb 16th and... Item #25780
Boston: C. F. Libbie & Co. March 8 - 10, 1898; March 29-April 4, 1898, octavo, both parts bound together in boards and cloth with the blindstamp "Mercantile Library Co." along the side. viii, 182; 211 pp. C. F. Libbie & Co., 4,153 lots. McKay 4754; 4762. "Although he never... Item #25766
Catalogue of Valuable Private Library Including Many Reference Books, Dictionaries, Folk-Lore, Scarce Works on Philology...Large Collection of Cookery Books Including Wine and its Customs...Large Collection of Harvard College Literature. (Cover title).
Boston: C. F. Libbie & Co. February 11 - 12, 1908, octavo, printed wrappers. 106 pp. C. F. Libbie & Co., McKay 6465. 1,482 lots. Wrappers slightly soiled, small chips at top and bottom of spine. Contents clean. Item #25625
New York: Sotheby's, 11.9-10.89, large quarto, cloth. (444)pp, 308 items listed. Sotheby's, This magnificent sale has a 4pp. Foreword by Nicolas Barker followed by a 10pp. Preface by the book collector (as he liked to be addressed), Haven O' More. A fantastic [auto]biographical statement, written in the third person, ends... Item #7412
London: Christie, Manson & Woods, Dec 2, 1987, large octavo, pictorial wrappers. (49) pp. Christie, Manson & Woods, Christie's rare book auction catalogue. 46 lots. Extensively illustrated in black and whie and in color. A very fine, clean copy. Item #25631
Elegant Miscellaneous Books from the Library of Wm. R. Weeks, Esq., of New York and other sources including Many Specimens of Early Printing; Rare Old Bibles; Limited Editions; The Finet Arts; Numismatic Works, etc.
Philadelphia: Stan V. Henkels, March 10, 1902, octavo, printed wrappers. 20 pp. Stan V. Henkels, Henkels rare book auction of 185 lots. McKay 5432. Mckay location symbols penned to the upper edge of front wrapper. Also with "Priced Catalogue Priced by Lot" inked at upper right-hand corner of front wrapper... Item #25457
The Estelle Doheny Collection...Part VI. Printed Books and Manuscripts Concerning William Morris and His Circle.
New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 19, 1988, large quarto, cloth. 103pp. Christie, Manson & Woods, 139 items listed and described iin detail. A remarkable section of a remarkable sale: William Morris letters and manuscripts; Cobden-Sanderson' s binding on Morris's own copy of Karl Marx, Le Capital; Morris's original... Item #10941
The Extraordinary Collection of Autograph Letters belonging to the Late Hon. Elliott Danforth Late Treasurer of the State of New York.
Philadelphia: Stan V. Henkels, December 6 - 7, 1912, large octavo, printed wrappers. 136 pp. Stan V. Henkels, Henkels Catalogue No. 1074. McKay 7188. 991 lots listed and many described in detail. Set of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, Presidents of the United States, Members of the Continental... Item #24929
New York: Christie's, May 24, 2002, quarto, pictorial wrappers. (312) pp. Christie's, Filled with magnificent items: the Stone facsimile of the Declaration on Independence; Curtis, North American Indian; fine bookbindings; Tolkein letters; American Revolution; Civil War; Abraham Lincoln; color plate books; Lewis Carroll; Dickens, and much, much more. Illustrated in color. Very fine. Item #26046
First Editions and Superb Association Books, Selections from the Collection of the Late Jahu Dewitt Miller. The Wayne Papers. Important Autograph Letters and Documents the Personal File of General Anthony Wayne.
New York: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries, December 5-6, 1934, quarto, printed wrappers. (211) pp. American Art Association / Anderson Galleries, 539 lots. McKay 9638. Six exceptional Poe items including a presentation copy of "Tales" (illustrated). The Dewitt Miller section offers remarkable Stephen Crane, Charles Dickens and much more... Item #23696
(Chicago: J & S Graphics, c. 1973), octavo, pictorial wrappers. 340 pp. J & S Graphics, J & S Graphics rare books catalogue No. 15. 4,561 items listed. Numberous illustrations in black and white. Fine. Item #25980
Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings, Pastels and Water Colors Collected by the Late David C. Lyall of Brooklyn...
New York: American Art Association, February 10, 1903, Limited to 500 numbered copies. octavo, boards covered in printed wrapper with original glassine. American Art Association, 105 lots including Millet, Courbet, Rousseau, Corot, Daubigny, J. M. W. Turner, Delacroix, Pierre Auguste Cott, and more. Illustrated with 52 full page photogravures. This... Item #21449
Paris: Christie's, May 27 - 28, 2002, quarto, pictorial wrappers. 407 pp. Christie's, Christie's rare book auction catalogue #5008. 759 lots described in detail and fully illustrated, mostly in color. Text in French. Very fine. Item #26025
Importants Livre Anciens, Livres d'Artiste et Manuscrits dont deux manuscrits originaux de Pal Verlaine et l'ancienne Collection Louis Marcoussis.
Paris: Christie's, Juin 2, 2005, quarto, pictorial wrappers. 234 pp. Christie's, Christie's rare book auction catalogue #5403 offering 487 lots. Text in French. With an index. Books illustrated by Hans Arp, Jean Cocteau, Dali, Paul Eluard, Max Ernst, Matisse, Miro, Picasso, Marcoussis himself and other artists; French literature, fine bindings... Item #26052
New York: Sotheby's, Dec 12, 1991, quarto, boards. (x), (90)pp, illustrated with 64pp. of color plates. 45 items listed. Sotheby's, The Schoyen Collection began in 1955 with the acquisition of a printed book containing a manuscript fragment. Continuing to collect both incunables and manuscripts, the manuscripts soon outpaced the collecting... Item #3727
New York: Sotheby's, Dec 11, 1990, octavo, wrappers. (158)pp. Sotheby's, 350 lots. Schiff's interest in breeding and racing horses is reflected in his library of sporting, racing, and hunting titles. The library also contained nineteenth century English and American literary first editions and twenty-one lots of Presidential autographs "apparently assembled... Item #11635
New York: American Art Association/Anderson Galleries, April 22-23, 1937, octavo, blue boards. (6), 165 pp. American Art Association/Anderson Galleries, Rare book auction catalogue offering 489 lots. From the introduction, "Taken all in all it is one of the finest private collections to be found anywhere. Here are fine examples of... Item #26183
New York: Anderson Galleries, January 17-18, 1928, octavo, printed wrappers. 117 pp. Anderson Galleries, 578 lots. Two Poe lots: a copy of "Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque" which includes an autograph note by Poe (Illustrated); and a copy of "Tales" [with] "The Raven". Each lot neatly priced in ink. Fine. Item #22006
The Library of the late Siegfried Sassoon. Comprising a large collection of his own original manuscripts and printed books, together with books (many presentation copies), manuscripts and autograph letters from other important writers.
London: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1975, quarto, printed heavy paper wrappers. (100)pp. Christie, Manson & Woods, With seven plates, and several facsimiles in the text. Sale held June 4, 1975. A very interesting catalogue in fine, clean condition. Item #26138