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The July 8-9, 2017 Manuscript, Space, Collectibles & Stamp Auction


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Lot 294
Abbeville Press. The History of Paris In Paintings. Eds. Georges Duby (Academie Francaise) and Guy Lobrichon in collaboration with Genevieve Brunel, Guillaume de Berier de Sauvigny, Paul-Louis Rinuy, Daniel Russo, Pierre Vaisse, and Adriana Van de Lindt-Russo. The History of Paris in Paintings. Abbeville Press Publishers, New York, 2009. Massive history of Parisian art. First ed. Hardcover. 496 pages. Red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and design to front cover and spine. Matching box slip cover with printed art. Book Size: 11 x 17½". Near mint to mint condition. Estimate Value $150 - 250
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$94
Lot 295
Alighieri, Dante, London Folio Society, Inferno & Paradiso, Two Volumes. 1. Inferno, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introduction by Robin Hamlin, with illustrations by William Blake. The Folio Society, London, 2007. Hardcover. 151 pages. Quarter-bound in brown Morocco leather over silk moire boards, gilt lettering on spine, and endpapers with typographic "All Hope Abandon Ye Who Enter Here" decoration. Book size: 9 x 13". Presented in matching brown slipcase with Blake illustration. Like new.

2. Paradiso, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introduced by Michael Prodger, with illustrations by Giovanni Di Paolo. The Folio Society, London, 2009. Hardcover. 203 pages. Quarter-bound in blue Morocco leather over silk more boards, with gilt lettering on spine. Book size: 9 x 13". Presented in a matching slipcase with detail from di Paolo's The Last Judgment, 1465. Like new. Estimate Value $500 - 800
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$350
Lot 296
Audubon, John James, Roger Tory Peterson, and Virginia Marie Peterson. Audubon's Birds of America, the National Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio. Abbeville Press, New York, 1990. Hardcover. Unpaginated. Cloth on boards with dust jacket included, lavishly illustrated in color. Book size: 12 x 16". The book is fine, dust jacket is very good. Original box slipcase with color illustration is lightly shelf-worn, but still very good. Estimate Value $200 - 300
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Lot 297
Bernstein, Carl and Bob Woodward. Watergate Trilogy: All the President's Men, The Final Days, and The Secret Man. 3 Vol. matched set. Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2005. Special limited edition set with The Secret Man signed by author Bob Woodward. Hardcover. 1074 pages in total. Fully bound in dark brown leather, with gilt lettering and design to spine and covers, gilt edging to pages, satin ribbon page markers, and silk moire endpapers. Book size: 6¼ x 9½". Condition is near mint to mint. Estimate Value $200 - 400
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$150
Lot 298
Easton Press: 3 Magnificent Volumes of Art & Thought, Monet and Freud. 1. Anderson, Janice. Monet. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2003. Hardcover. 447 pages. Fully bound in dark blue leather with gilt lettering and design on the spine and a color reproduction of Monet's Haystacks on the front cover, silk moire endpapers, gilt edging to the pages, and lavish full-color illustrations throughout. Book size: 12¼ x 9½". In near mint to mind condition.
2. Rosenblum, Robert. Paintings in the Musée D'Orsay, foreword by Francoise Cachin, Director, Musée D'Orsay. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1995. Hardcover. 686 pages. Collector's Edition fully bound in dark green leather with gilt lettering and designs on front cover and spine, silk moire endpapers, gilt edging to pages, and generously illustrated in color. Green leather cover with gilt lettering and designs. Book size: 9 x 11". In near mint to mint condition.
3. Freud, Sigmund. The Interpretation of Dreams, the illustrated edition, edited with an introduction and essays by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, translated by A.A. Brill. The Easton Press, New York, 2010. Hardcover. 557 pages. Black leather cover with gilt lettering and design on front cover and spine, silk moire endpapers, gilt edging to pages, and profusely illustrated with color reproductions of esteemed works of fine art. Book size: 9 ¼ x 10". In near mint to mint condition. Estimate Value $300 - 500
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$188
Lot 299
Easton Press: Dickens, Melville, Twain, and Wells. Four outstanding masterpieces in deluxe volumes
1. Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2011. Deluxe limited edition 377/400 copies. Hardcover. 624 pages. Half-bound in dark green leather, with gilt lettering and design to spine, marbled endpapers, gilt edges to pages, and ribbon marker. Book size: 6 x 9". In near mint to mint condition.
2. Melville, Herman. Moby Dick. The Folio Society, London, 2009. Limited edition 148/1750 copies with Rockwell Kent's classic illustrations. Hardcover. 768 pages. Full black leather binding with silver lettering on spine and cover design based on one of Kent's illustrations. Book size: 9¼" x 6". Accompanying commentary volume, 312 pages, bound in buckram, also 9¼" x 6". Presented together in a handsome buckram-bound solander box. Near mint to mint.
3. Twain, Mark. The Prince and the Pauper. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2011. Deluxe limited edition 74/400 copies. Recreation of the historic 1882 first edition, including all 192 original illustrations. Hardcover. 411 pages. Full dark green leather binding with gilt lettering and design to spine and front cover, marbled endpapers handmade in Spain, and gilt edging to pages. Matching green custom solander box, with matching gilt lettering and design to spine and front cover. Near mint to mint.
4. Wells, H.G. The Outline of History: A plain history of life and mankind, 2 vols. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2012. Deluxe limited edition 101/400. Hardcover. 780 pages in total. Fully bound in red leather with gilt lettering and design against black on spine and covers, marbled endpapers, gilt edging to pages, and with every monochrome and full-color illustration and period advertisement from the original fortnightly serial editions of 1919-1920. Book size: 8½ x 11". Presented in the matching red buckram-bound slipcase. Near mint to mint. Estimate Value $600 - 700
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$1,375
Lot 300
Easton Press: History of Indian Tribes North America + Historical Atlas. A.) Barnes, Dr. Ian. The Historical Atlas of Native Americans. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2009. Hardcover. 400 pages. Fully bound in red leather, with gilt lettering and design on spine and front cover, silk moire endpapers, gilt edging to pages, and liberal color illustrations throughout. Book size: 10 x 13¼". Near mint to mint.

B.) McKenney, Thomas L. History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs, 3 vols. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2010. Deluxe limited edition 377/400 recreating the rare original 19th century edition. Hardcover. Approximately 1045 pages in total. Fully bound in red leather, with gilt lettering and design, marbled endpapers, gilt edging to pages, and embellished with 121 portraits from the Indian Gallery in the War Department at Washington. Book size: 6 x 10½". In near mint to mint condition. Estimate Value $900 - 1,200
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$600
Lot 301
Easton Press: Two Volume Set Leonardo Da Vinci. Jean Paul Richter, ed. The Literary Works of Leonardo Da Vinci. Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2010. Deluxe Limited Edition, number 146 of 600, after the original published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London, 1883. Hardcover. Vol. I - 367 pages; Vol. II - 499 pages. Full deep blue leather binding with gilt lettering and design on the front cover and spine, gilt edging to pages, marbled front and rear endpapers. Blue fabric box slipcase. Book size: 8¼ x 11½". In near mint to mint condition. Estimate Value $150 - 300
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$425
Lot 302
Easton Press: Webster's Third International Dictionary & Historical Atlas. Two deluxe reference books:1. Wawro, Dr. Geoffrey, Chief Consultant. Historical Atlas: A Comprehensive History of the World. Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2008. Hardcover. 512 pp. Fully bound in red leather with gilt lettering and design to spine and front cover with inset full color illustration of the known world on the cover, silk moire endpapers, gilt edged pages, replete with full color illustrations. Book size: 10 x 12¾". But for some rubbing to the back cover, the condition is near mint.
2. Gove, Philip Babcock Ph.D., Editor in Chief. Webster's Third New International Dictionary of The English Language Unabridged. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2002. Hardcover. 2662 pages. Fully bound in black leather with gilt lettering and design on the front cover and spine. Book size: 9½ x 13". In near mint condition. Estimate Value $200 - 400
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$180
Lot 303
London Folio Society: 4 Volumes, Coleridge, Thoreau, Whitman, and Horace. 1. Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Other Poems, illustrated by Harry Brockway. The Folio Society, London, 2010. Limited edition of 1,000 copies with original engraving printed from the wood block, signed and numbered (356) by the artist. Hardcover. 216 pages. Quarter-bound in vellum, spine blocked in 22 kt. gold with vellum tips, gilded top edge, with 16 colored wood engravings tipped into the book. Book size: 13 x 9". Presented in a cloth-bound solander box. Near mint to mint.

2. Thoreau, Henry David. Walden or Life in the Woods. The Folio Society, London, 2009. First Folio Society edition. Hardcover. 282 pages. Quarter-bound in grey leather with silk moire sides, gilt lettering on spine, and gilded upper edge to pages. Book size: 8½ x 12½". Presented in a near mint slipcase with graphic scene. Near mint to mint.

3. Whitman, Walt. Leaves of Grass, illustrated by Abigail Rorer. The Folio Society, London, 2009. First Folio Society edition. Hardcover. 185 pages. Quarter-bound in dark green Morocco leather with cloth sides, ornamented with light green and gilt lettering and design on spine and cover, gilded top edge, and ribbon marker. Book size: 8 x 10". Presented in a near mint matching green slipcase. Near mint to mint.

4. Horace. The Odes, facsimile reproduction of the William Morris manuscript. The Folio Society, London, 2014. Hardcover. 192 pages. Fully bound in Indian smooth-grain goatskin leather, gold blocked on spine, edges, and doublures, printed in color with gold and silver foil. Accompanied by a hard bound, 64-pages, 8 x 11" commentary volume by Clive Wilmer, with translation by W.E. Gladstone. Presented together in a matching solander box bound in buckram with blocked silver and gold foil on spine and front. Near mint to mint. Estimate Value $600 - 1,000
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$750
Lot 304
London Folio Society: The Elizabethan Age, 4 Volume Set. Rowse, A.L. The Elizabethan Age, 4 vol. set. The Folio Society, London, 2012. Hardcover. 2104 pages in total. Buckram over boards with gilt lettering and design to front cover and spine, each volume beautifully illustrated with color plates. Box slipcase. Book size: 6 1/4 x 9½". Books near mint to mint. Book case very good with a split along one corner.
Often called the golden age of English culture, the Elizabethan Age saw an unprecedented explosion of creativity in the arts and commerce. In this rich portrait of the time, Rowse examines English society under Elizabeth and the lasting influence of the era, still resonating today. Estimate Value $200 - 300
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Lot 305
London Folio Society: Ovid and Boccaccio - Italian Poets. 1. Ovid. Metamorphoses, translated by Arthur Golding, edited by Madeleine Forey, essay on Titian and Ovid by Michael Prodger, illustrated with the Poesie and other works inspired by the Metamorphoses by Titian. The Folio Society, London, 2008. Limited Edition 362/2750. Hardcover. 484 pages. Fully bound in Nigerian goatskin leather, blocked in gold with design by Simon Brett after Bernini's iconic sculpture of Apollo and Daphne, gilded top edge, printed endpapers, 16 tipped-in color plates. Book size: 10 x 13". Presented in a matching brown cloth and gold-blocked solander box. Near mint to mint.
First published 2,000 years ago, Ovid's epic poem of men and gods has inspired poets and artists through the ages. In the 16th century, the Italian master Titian created a series of paintings based on episodes from Metamorphoses. In this Folio Society limited edition, all of these paintings are published with the poem for the first time - a sublime marriage of word and image is the result.
2. Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron, translated by Richard Aldington, with aquatints by Buckland-Wright. The Folio Society, Westminster, 2007. Limited edition 443/1750. Hardcover. 710 pages. Fully bound in red Wassa goatskin leather with gilt and dark green stamped pictorial designs and lettering on spine and covers, gilded top edge. Book size: 6½ x 10". Accompanied by slim pamphlet entitled "The Happy Art of Narration: Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron." Presented together in a green cloth and gold-blocked solander box. With but a single scratch to the case, this set is in near mint condition. Estimate Value $400 - 800
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$325
Lot 306
London Folio Society: War With Hannibal & Easton Press: Lincoln His Life. 1. Livy. The War with Hannibal, translated by J.C. Yardley, introduction and notes by Dexter Hoyos, preface by Alessandro Barbero. The Folio Society, London, 2011. Hardcover. 762 pages. Brown cloth boards with blocked gilt lettering and design to spine and gilt design on front cover by Neil Packer after a relief sculpture of the goddess Victory from Carthage, endpapers printed with maps of the Roman world, 20 pages of color and black and white plates. Book size: 7 x 10". Accompanied by the matching slipcase. Near mint to mint.
2. Lorant, Stefan. Lincoln: A Picture Story of His Life. Easton Press: Norwalk, Connecticut, 2009. Revised and enlarged collector's edition. Hardcover. 336 pages. Fully bound in brown leather, with gilt lettering and designs on spine and front cover, silk moire endpapers, gilt edging to pages. Book size: 9½ x 12". Condition is near mint. Estimate Value $100 - 200
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$60
Lot 307
London Folio: The Holocaust & Easton Press: Atlas of Judaism. 1. Gilbert, Martin The Holocaust: The Jewish Tragedy, 3 vols. First edition thus. The Folio Society, London, 2012. Hardcover. 895 pages in total. Bound in eggplant buckram cloth, gilt lettering on the spine and gilt design on the front cover, with 75 color and black and white plates. Accompanied by a matching box slip case with single side pictorial. Book size: 7 x 10". In near mint to mint condition.
2. Barnes, Ian. The Historical Atlas of Judaism, ed. Josephine Bacon. The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2009. Hardcover. 400 pages. Fully bound in deep green leather with gilt lettering and design on front cover and spine, silk moire endpapers, and gilt edging to pages. Book size: 10 x 13". Book plate affixed to inside front cover, else fine. Estimate Value $200 - 400
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$240
Lot 308
Phaidon's Magnificent Edition for Easton Press, 30,000 Years of Art. 30,000 Years of Art: The Story of Human Creativity across Time and Space. Phaidon for the Easton Press, New York, 2007. Hardcover. 1064 pages. Fully bound in a deep green leather with gilt lettering and design on front cover and spine, gilt edging to pages, and silk moire endpapers. Lavish full-color illustrations throughout. Book size: 12 x 12". In near mint to mint condition. Estimate Value $200 - 400
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