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A Natural History of English Insects Illustrated with a Hundred Copper Plates, Curiously Engraven from the Life: And (for those whose desire it) Exactly Coloured by the Author [With:] [Large Notes, and many Curious Observations. By W. Derham].

London: William and John Innys, 1720-24. With preliminaries and titles of both first and second editions. With 100 hand-colored engraved plates, each accompanied by a.... Item #32863

Price: $7,500.00

A Natural History of English Insects Illustrated with a Hundred Copper Plates, Curiously Engraven from the Life: And (for those whose desire it) Exactly Coloured by the Author [With:] [Large Notes, and many Curious Observations. By W. Derham]
100 Avinoff Watercolors of Russian Art Treasures

Russian Ecclesiastical and Decorative Art Objects in the Collection of George R. Hann: Watercolor illustrations by A[ndrey] Avinoff.

n.p: 1944. A total of 100 watercolors, each about 5 inches high by 3 inches wide; 84 of them mounted in two volumes, the remainder... Item #11303

Price: $15,000.00

Russian Ecclesiastical and Decorative Art Objects in the Collection of George R. Hann: Watercolor illustrations by A[ndrey] Avinoff
The Playwright Henry Arthur Jones, by Max Beerbohm

“Mr. Henry Arthur Jones”.

[London]: [1907]. Pen and ink drawing on paper, signed lower right (“Max”). Image 10-1/2 x 8 inches, matted and framed to 17-1/4 x 14-1/2 inches... Item #32368

Price: $7,000.00

“The Typographical Masterpiece of the Mission Press” (Forbes)

[Bible in Hawaiian] Ka Palapala Hemolele a Iehova ko kakou Akua o ke Kauoha Kahiko a me ke Kauoha Hou; I unuhiia mailoko mai O na Olelo Kahiko. Paiia no ko Amerika Poe Hoolaha Baibala.

Honolulu, Oahu: Mea Paipalapala na na Misionari, 1843. Quarto edition of the Hawaiian Bible, edition of 500 copies. [1]-1128; [4, records pages (unaccomplished)]; [1129]-1451 pp... Item #244834

Price: $17,500.00

[Bible in Hawaiian] Ka Palapala Hemolele a Iehova ko kakou Akua o ke Kauoha Kahiko a me ke Kauoha Hou; I unuhiia mailoko mai O na Olelo Kahiko. Paiia no ko Amerika Poe Hoolaha Baibala

Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, by John C. Bourne, with an Historical and Descriptive Account, by John Britton F.S.A.

London: Ackermann and Co. Strand and C. Tilt Fleet Street, 1839. First edition. Tinted lithograph title page large central view surrounded by vignettes, 2 maps... Item #240720

Price: $9,000.00

Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, by John C. Bourne, with an Historical and Descriptive Account, by John Britton F.S.A
Original Tom Sawyer Illustration by Worth Brehm

“‘Pard, There’s Thousands of Dollars Here’ said Injun Joe,” from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Ca. 1910. Worth Brehm. Published by Harper & Brothers in their edition of 1910. Charcoal on artist’s board, signed at upper right. Image size, 21-1/2... Item #12732

Price: $6,000.00

“‘Pard, There’s Thousands of Dollars Here’ said Injun Joe,” from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Inscribed by Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Edith Story

Margherita Pusterla, racconto di.

Firenze: Felice le Monnier, 1845. [2], 516, [2] pp. 8vo. Inscribed by Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Edith Story. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: “Edith... Item #220208

Price: $15,000.00

Margherita Pusterla, racconto di

Hours of Idleness, a Series of Poems, Original and Translated.

Newark: S. and J. Ridge, 1807. First edition, second issue, with line 2, page 22 reading "those tissues of falsehood" [xiv], 187 pp. Tall 8vo (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.). Item #34809

Price: $3,250.00

Hours of Idleness, a Series of Poems, Original and Translated

Foot Ball Records of American Teams Compiled by ….

Boston: Published by Wright & Ditson, Fine Athletic Goods, 580 Washington Street, [1883]. First edition. 42, [2] pp. Printed by Cashman, Keating & Co., Boston... Item #260804

Price: $13,500.00

Foot Ball Records of American Teams Compiled by …
Artist’s Mock-Up with Complete Set of Pencil and Watercolor Drawings

The Raven [artist’s watercolor drawings and design maquettes].

[Easthampton, Mass. Cheloniidae Press, n.d., 1986]. Robinson, Alan James. 10 ink and watercolor drawings, signed by Alan James Robinson; 16 pencil and ink drawings, signed... Item #248124

Price: $7,500.00

The Raven [artist’s watercolor drawings and design maquettes]
Churchill Lectures in America

Autograph Letter, signed (“Winston S. Churchill”), to Major James B. Pond, with related 1 p. Typed Letter, signed, and notes.

[New York]: January 31, 1901. 3 pp. pen and ink on three sheets of 105, Mount Street, W. stationery, rectos only, with original envelope. Churchill... Item #263185

Price: $20,000.00

Autograph Letter, signed (“Winston S. Churchill”), to Major James B. Pond, with related 1 p. Typed Letter, signed, and notes
One of 10 on Vellum

The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come….

London: Cresset Press, Printed by Bernard Newdigate at the Shakespeare Head Press, 1928. Hughes-Stanton, Blair. Copy VIII of 10 sets on Roman vellum (from the... Item #251757

Price: $30,000.00

The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come…
105 Drawings

The Palace of Pleasure With an Introduction by Hamish Miles.

London: The Cresset Press, 1929. Copy number one of only 30 numbered copies on hand-made paper. Pochoir frontispiece in each volume, numerous headpieces all by... Item #222936

Price: $16,500.00

The Palace of Pleasure With an Introduction by Hamish Miles
Dibdin to Pickering

Autograph Letter, signed (“T.F. Dibdin”), to William Pickering.

Feb 7, [1837]. 1-1/2 pp. pen and ink on folded sheet, with integral address leaf to Pickering at 57 Chancery Lane. 183 x 118 mm... Item #261858

Price: $1,250.00

Autograph Letter, signed (“T.F. Dibdin”), to William Pickering
Pickering Borrows a Pynson

Autograph Letter, signed (“T.F. Dibdin”), to Francis Freeling.

June 3, 1811. 1 p. pen and ink on paper, docketed. 4to. Pickering Borrows a Pynson. "I shall be particularily obliged by the loan of... Item #261859

Price: $1,250.00

Autograph Letter, signed (“T.F. Dibdin”), to Francis Freeling
Dickens as Publisher

Autograph Letter, signed ("Charles Dickens" with paraph), to Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu acknowledging receipt of Le Fanu's manuscript of "Green Tea" but regretting that he was unable to decipher the handwriting.

London: September 29, 1869. One page in blue ink on letterhead of All the Year Round. (197 x 123 mm; 7-3/4 x 4-1/4 in.). Dickens... Item #237240

Price: $7,500.00

Autograph Letter, signed ("Charles Dickens" with paraph), to Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu acknowledging receipt of Le Fanu's manuscript of "Green Tea" but regretting that he was unable to decipher the handwriting
One of Two Known Copies: Earliest State of Dickens’ Selections from David Copperfield

David Copperfield. A Reading. In Five Chapters.

[London]: Privately Printed [by William Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street], n.d., [ca. 1866]. ONE OF TWO KNOWN COPIES of Dickens’ private edition, the present copy... Item #238530

Price: $45,000.00

David Copperfield. A Reading. In Five Chapters
‘The lasting memorial of old St. Paul's’

The History of St. Pauls Cathedral in London, from its foundation untill these times: extracted out of originall charters, records, leiger books, and other manuscripts, beautified with sundry prospects of the church, figures of tombes, and monuments.

London: Printed by Thos. Warren, 1658. First edition. Title-page in red and black, engraved frontispiece portrait, 14 engraved plates (all but two double-page), and 30... Item #263335

Price: $6,000.00

The History of St. Pauls Cathedral in London, from its foundation untill these times: extracted out of originall charters, records, leiger books, and other manuscripts, beautified with sundry prospects of the church, figures of tombes, and monuments

A Short View of the Late Troubles in England … to which is added a Perfect Narrative of the Treaty of Uxbridge in an. 1644.

Oxford: Moses Pitt, 1681. First edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Charles I. Folio. “… written throughout in a strain of vehement animosity to all who took... Item #36455

Price: $1,250.00

A Short View of the Late Troubles in England … to which is added a Perfect Narrative of the Treaty of Uxbridge in an. 1644
Presentation from Eliot to Allen Tate

The Cocktail Party. A Comedy.

London: Faber and Faber, 1950. First edition. 8vo. Presentation from Eliot to Allen Tate. With the error at page 29, line 1 “here” for “her.” A.... Item #220688

Price: $6,000.00

The Cocktail Party. A Comedy
Faulkner to Hunters in the ‘pasture used by my horse and milk cow’

Typed Note about hunting squirrels on Faulkner’s farm with three autograph corrections and an Autograph Manuscript Christmas list on verso [With:] Mississippi Hunting and Fishing License for 1954-1955, signed in ink, “Wm Faulkner”.

Oxford, Miss. October 28, 1954; note undated, after July 1956. 10 lines, (75 words) signed William Faulkner in type, on bond paper, letterhead of The... Item #248638

Price: $15,000.00

Typed Note about hunting squirrels on Faulkner’s farm with three autograph corrections and an Autograph Manuscript Christmas list on verso [With:] Mississippi Hunting and Fishing License for 1954-1955, signed in ink, “Wm Faulkner”
“Please remember me to Scott [Fitzgerald] when you write him. I owe him a letter and many other things …”

Typed Letter, signed (“Ernest Hemingway”), to George Norton Northrop.

Hendaye, France: September 8, 1927. 1 p. typed with 2 corrections in manuscript. Oblong 8vo. “Please remember me to Scott [Fitzgerald] when you write him... Item #263114

Price: $12,500.00

Typed Letter, signed (“Ernest Hemingway”), to George Norton Northrop

Ilias [With:] Odusseia [The Iliad and The Odyssey. Edited by Professor Dr. Eduard Schwartz].

Munich: Bremer Presse, 1923 & 1924. One of 615 copies. Printed on Zanders handmade paper in a 16-point Greek type designed for the Press. Text... Item #261373

Price: $2,500.00

Unique Copy with 20 Original Drawings, Plates in 6 States and ALS from Huysmans

Sac au Dos.

Paris: Librarie de la Collection des Dix, A. Romagnol éditeur, [1913]. “Exemplaire unique avec les Croquis”. Compositions et Gravure Originale de Barlangue. Etched plates in... Item #263054

Price: $9,500.00

Sac au Dos

Document Signed. 1662 privy seal warrant issued to future Jamaican privateer and Speaker of the Jamaica House of Assembly, Sir Thomas Whetstone.

[Southampton House, England]: 21 April 1662. 1 bifolium, (11-3/4 x 8-1/4 in.), accomplished entirely in manuscript. Docketed verso: “Sr Tho. Whetstones warrant for £100 out... Item #250234

Price: $7,500.00

Document Signed. 1662 privy seal warrant issued to future Jamaican privateer and Speaker of the Jamaica House of Assembly, Sir Thomas Whetstone


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