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127 Archive of 37 incunabula leaves from different 15th century books (Incunabula) Archive of 37 incunable leaves, 1470-1500 1470-1500 $6,000 - $9,000
Starting bid:
$3,000
56 Epitome Trium Terræ Partium, Asiæ, Africæ, et Europæ Vadianus, Joachim 1534 description of world geography with reference to America 1534 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
128 Isocratis Orationes omnes, quae quidem ad Nostram Aetatem Pervenervunt, Vna Et Viginti Nvmero, Vna Cvm Novem eiusdem Epistolis, e Graeco in Latinum conuersae, per Hieronymvm VVolfivm Oetingsem... Isocrates Wolf's translation of Isocrates, 1548 1548 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
64 Ciceronis De oratore libri III. Orator. De claris oratoribus Cicero (Aldine Press) Aldine edition of Cicero, 1559 1559 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
63 Asconii Pediani explanatio in Ciceronis orationes in C. Verrem, in orat. pro C. Cornelio, in orat. contra competitores, in orat. pro M. Scauro, in orat. contra L. Pisonem, in orat. pro Milone Asconius Pedianus, Quintus (Aldine Press) Quintus Asconius Pedianus from Aldine Press 1563 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
72 The Holy Bible Containing the Old Testament, and the New: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the former Translations diligently compared and revised, by his Maiesties speciall commandment (Bible in English) Quarto edition of King James Bible 1613 with map 1613 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,500
Current absentee: $2,500
(1 bid)
142 The Historie of the World: Commonly Called the Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus. Translated into English by Philemon Holland, Doctor of Physicke Pliny the Elder Pliny's Natural History, 1634 2nd edition in English 1634 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
70 XL. Questions Concerning the Soule... [bound with] The Clavis, or Key. Or, an Exposition of Some Principall Matters, and Words in the Writings of Jacob Behmen... Böhme, Jacob Böhme's Questions Concerning the Soule, 1647 1647 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
38 Historia Rerum Britannicarum ut et Mulicarum Gallicarum, Belgicarum, & Germanicarum, Tam Politicarum. Quam Ecclesiasticarum, Ab Anno 1572, Ad Annum 1628: Johnston, Robert 17th c. history of early Scotland 1655 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
92 The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: And his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha. Now Made English according to the Humour of our Modern Language. And Adorned with several Copper Plates Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de Illustrated edition of Don Quixote 1687 1687 $8,000 - $12,000
Starting bid:
$5,000
111 [Elements, i.e.] The English Euclide, being the First Six Elements of Geometry, Translated out of the Greek, with Annotations and useful Supplements, by Edmund Scarburgh, M.A. Euclid Handsomely printed Euclid's Elements, 1705 1705 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
152 Kupfer-Bibel: in welcher Die Physica Sacra, Oder Beheiligte Naturwissenschafft Derer in Heil. Schrifft Vorkommenden Natürlichen Sachen, Deutlich Erklärt und Bewährt Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer's Kupfer-Bibel/Physica Sacra, 1731-35 1731-5 $10,000 - $15,000
Starting bid:
$5,000
21 La Science des Negocians et Teneurs de Livres De la Porte, M. 18th c. French handbook for men of business 1748 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
50 The Defense of Poesy Sidney, Philip The Defense of Poesy by Philip Sidney, 1752 1752 $1,500 - $2,000
Starting bid:
$750
157 The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman Sterne, Laurence Trustam Shandy with Laurence Stern's signatures, 1760-1767 1760-1767 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
24 An Essay on Original Genius: and its Various Modes of Exertion in Philosophy and the Fine Arts, Particularly in Poetry Duff, William Duff on the Concept of Genius in Philosophy 1767 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
135 Bound volume of eight Novenas printed in Mexico, 1774 to 1886 (Mexico) Novenas printed in Mexico, 1774 to 1886 1774-1886 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
129 A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland [Johnson, Samuel] Johnson's Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland 1775 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
31 A New Display of the Beauties of England Goadby, R. A New Display of the Beauties of England... the Third Edition 1776 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
97 A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery; in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 Cook, James and James King Cook's 3rd Voyage with atlas plates bound in 1785 $6,000 - $9,000
Starting bid:
$4,000
102 A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788 in The King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon Dixon, George Round the world to the Northwest coast, 1789 1789 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
137 Relacion Historica de la Fundacion de este Convento Nuestra Señora del Pilar, Compañía de María llamada vulgarmente la Enseñanza en esta ciudad de México, y compendio de la vida y virtudes de n.m.r.m. Maria Ignacia Azlor y Echeverz, su fundadora y patrona... (Mexico) Life of founder of Mexican convent, 1793 1793 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
41 The American Gazetteer . . . Of the American Continent and A New Gazetteer of the Eastern Continent by Jedidiah Morse Morse, Jedidiah Matching Set of Jedidiah Morse's First Gazetteers 1797 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $500
(1 bid)
139 Manuscript book of musical lines, notes, and lyrics from various short songs and tunes Gifford, Isaac (Music - 18th century manuscript American tune book) American manuscript music book 1797 1797 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $500
(1 bid)
110 El viagero universal, o noticia del mundo antiguo y nuevo... Tomo XXVI Estala, Pedro Early accounts of California & Nootka incident, 1799 1799 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
68 Manuscript book of horoscopes with charts of over 200 European personages of note, including Galileo (Astrology) Rare manuscript book of horoscopes, 17th century 17th century $12,000 - $18,000
Starting bid:
$6,000
6 Biographia Dramatica; or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing Historical and Critical Memoirs, and Original Anecdotes, of British and Irish Dramatic Writers... Baker, David Erskine; Isaac Reed; Stephen Jones 19th c. Companion to the Playhouse 1812 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
82 History of the Buccaneers of America Burney, James Burney's Buccaneers of America 1816 1816 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
27 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. To Which is Prefixed The Life of the Author Fielding, Henry A beautifully bound copy of The History of Tom Jones 1819 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
145 The History of the Royal Residences of Windsor Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House, and Frogmore Pyne, William Henry Pyne's Royal Residences on large paper 1819 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
30 The Seasons Thomson, James (Fore-edge painting) James Thomson’s The Seasons with attractive fore-edge painting 1820 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $160
(2 bids)
98 The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World (Cook, James) Handsome set of Cook's Three Voyages, 7 volumes, 1821 1821 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
106 A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia Elliott, Stephen Elliott's Sketch of the Botany of SC and GA, 1821-24 1821, 1824 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
133 Suite of 24 hand-colored mezzotints designed and engraved by John Martin for the 1827 two-volume edition of John Milton's Paradise Lost Martin, John John Martin's mezzotints for Paradise Lost in large format 1825-1827 $15,000 - $25,000
Starting bid:
$10,000
59 Compleat Angler, or or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing. Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton Two volume set of Compleat Angler 1836 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
100 Manuscript list of Cuban slave owners who are mortgaging their slaves, with additional details on the slaves being mortgaged (Cuba - Slavery) Mortgaging slaves in Cuba, 1838 1838 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
23 Scenes From the Life of Nickleby Married Dickens, Charles Scarce edition of Scenes From the Life of Nickleby Married 1840 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
108 Essays Emerson, Ralph Waldo Emerson's Essays, 1841 1st edition in original cloth 1841 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
149 The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia Roberts, David Folio edition of Roberts' The Holy Land 1842-49 $20,000 - $30,000
Starting bid:
$10,000
148 Egypt and Nubia from Drawings Made on the Spot... Roberts, David Folio edition of Roberts' Egypt & Nubia 1846-49 $40,000 - $60,000
Starting bid:
$20,000
60 The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, Founded Upon Their History. A New Edition, with Corrections and Additions, and An Appendix Containing Philosophical Essays Previously Published. Whewell, William Whewell's Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences 1847 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
47 Report of the Committee appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Philadelphia to translate the inscription on the Rosetta Stone (Rosetta Stone) Translating the inscription on the Rosetta Stone 1859 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
120 Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical Gray, Henry Gray's Anatomy, 1st American Edition 1859 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
Current absentee: $1,000
(1 bid)
53 Vanity Fair: Vol. I, No. 1, December 31, 1859 - Vol. I, No. 26, June 23, 1860 Thompson, Frank J., publisher First 26 issues of Civil War era periodical 1859-1960 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
101 On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life Darwin, Charles Darwin's Origin of Species, 2nd edition 1860 $10,000 - $15,000
Starting bid:
$8,000
58 Kalifornien Och Guldfebern...Af Dr. W. F. A. Zimmermann Vollmer, Carl G. Adventure in the California Gold Fields 1862 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
163 The Yosemite Book; a Description of the Yosemite Valley and the Adjacent Region of the Sierra Nevada, and of the Big Trees of California Whitney, Josiah Dwight Yosemite Book with C.E. Watkins photographs 1868 $12,000 - $18,000
Starting bid:
$8,000
91 Panorama Photographico de Portugal Castro, Augusto Mendes Simões de With original mounted photographs of Portugal, 1871-74 1871-1874 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
132 A Journal of Ramblings Through the High Sierras of California by the "University Excursion Party" LeConte, Joseph Le Conte's Ramblings with original photographs 1875 $10,000 - $15,000
Starting bid:
$5,000
4 Sketch Book of the Architectural Association of Boston Andrews, R. D., E. M. Wheelwright, Cass Gilbert, and W. E. Chamberlin, editors Sketch book of the Architectural Association of Boston 1883 1883 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
151 History of San Bernardino County, California, with Illustrations, Descriptive of Its Scenery, Farms, Residences, Public Buildings, Factories, Hotels, Business Houses, Schools, Churches, etc., from Original Drawings, including Biographical Sketches [and] Historical Reminiscences of San Diego County, California Elliott, Wallace W., publisher (San Bernardino County) Rare illustrated history of San Bernardino County 1883 1883 $6,000 - $9,000
Starting bid:
$5,000
124 Les Miserables Hugo, Victor Les Miserables with Victor Hugo ALS 1886 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
40 The City of Dreadful Night and Other Places + Wee Willie Winkie + In Black and White Kipling, Rudyard A Kipling Sammelband 1889-1891 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
Current absentee: $300
(1 bid)
126 Facsimiles of Choice Examples Selected from Illumination Manuscripts, Unpublished Drawings and Illustrated Books of Early Date (Illumination) Quaritch's facsimiles of illumination finely bound 1889-1892 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
13 The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton Burton, Isabel Biography of Sir Richard Burton written by his wife 1893 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
138 The Mountains of California Muir, John Dawson's copy inscribed by Muir 1894 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
Current absentee: $1,900
(2 bids)
130 The Sundering Flood Morris, William (Kelmscott Press) Kelmscott Sundering Flood with hand-illuminations 1897 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
14 Photograph Album of Victorian vacationers in various locales around California (California) Victorian photo album of California vacationers 1897-1900 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
94 Qing dynasty jade book from the Diamond Sutra (China - Jade Book) Chinese jade book 18th Century $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
10 The Master Key - An Electrical Fairy Tale Founded Upon the Mysteries of Electricity and the Optimism of Its Devotees. It Was Written for Boys, But Others May Read It Baum. L. Frank L. Frank Baum's Fairy Tale on the Mystery of Electricity 1901 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
84 Photograph album recording a trip from Los Angeles to Tijuana in 1901 (California - Los Angeles & points south) Photo album of trip from L.A. to Tijuana, 1901 1901 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
66 A Book of Songs and Poems from the Old Testament and the Apocrypha (Ashendene Press) Ashendene Press Songs from Old Testament 1904 $6,000 - $9,000
Starting bid:
$4,000
88 Photograph album of Pasadena and adjacent parts of Southern California, including some of the 1906 Rose Parade (California - Pasadena) Pasadena photo album 1905-6 with Rose Parade 1905-1906 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
8 Sugar-Loaf Mountain Bancroft, Laura (Baum, L. Frank) Scarce and popular non-Oz title by Baum under pseudonym 1906 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
36 Life in the Open: Sport with Rod, Gun, Horse and Hound in Southern California Holder, Charles Frederick Early 20th c. account of the wild environment in Southern California 1906 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
69 A Hunters Summer in Yukon Territory Bannon, Arthur H. Bannon's Hunting in the Yukon, 1911, inscribed 1911 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
86 Album of photographs of a trek up Mt. Wilson in California's San Gabriel Mountains, with description typed text, plus additional photographs of California locales (California - Mt. Wilson) Hiking up Mt. Wilson, Cal., in dead of winter, 1911 1911 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
48 A Catalogue of the Bradshaw Collection of Irish Books in the University Library, Cambridge Sayle, Charles Edward Bradshaw Collection of Irish Books at Cambridge 1916 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
9 Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls Van Dyne, Edith (Baum, L. Frank) L. Frank Baum's last book published in his lifetime 1918 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
42 The Amenities of Book-Collection, and Kindred Affections Newton, A. Edward First edition of Newton's classic volume on bibliophilia 1918 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
7 Scarecrow of Oz with Pirates in Oz Baum, L. Frank and Ruth Plumly Thompson Two Oz Adventures 1918 and 1931 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
29 This Side of Paradise Fitzgerald, F. Scott F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel 1920 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
105 The Waste Land Eliot, T. S. First edition of Eliot's Waste Land 1922 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
119 My Disillusionment in Russia Goldman, Emma Signed by Red Emma to an anarchist comrade 1923 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,250
77 The Writings of William Blake Blake, William William Blake's Writings from Nonesuch Press, 1/75 copies 1925 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
122 Mein Kampf: Eine Abrechnung Hitler, Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf, 2 volumes, 1st edition 1925 & 1927 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
140 Poems in English with Illustrations by William Blake: Miscellaneous Poems, Paradise Regain'd & Samson Agonistes Milton, John (Nonesuch Press) Nonesuch MIlton with Blake illustrations, 1/90 1926 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
89 "An Invitation from San Francisco California" (wrapper title) - proposal to hold the 1928 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, with original signed letters and mounted photographs (California - San Francisco) S.F. bids for 1928 Democratic Convention 1927 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
80 Scrapbook recording the career of boxer Frankie Klick, onetime World Jr. Lightweight champion (Boxing) Career of San Francisco boxer Frankie Klick documented 1927-1931 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
96 Feathered Game, From a Sporting Journal Connett, Eugene V. Connett's Feathered Game, 1/50 deluxe ed. 1929 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$1,500
79 United States Airship 'Akron' (Zeppelin) Bourke-White, Margaret Bourke-White photo of Zeppelin in duralumin frame 1931 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
167 Envelope hand-addressed by Ludwig Wittgenstein, to Moritz Schlick Wittgenstein, Ludwig Wittgenstein writes to Moritz Schlick in Berkeley 1931 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
67 The Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach, commonly called Ecclesiasticus (Ashendene Press) Ashendene Press The Wisdom of Jesus 1932 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
Current absentee: $1,000
(1 bid)
87 San Francisco Bay. (with) part of San Francisco and Oakland Lundy, Fred (California - Oakland, San Francisco, etc.) Rare pictorial map of Oakland and S.F. Bay 1934 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
156 The Sportsman's Dude Ranch Map Blakeman, T.G. (Sportsman's...) Pictorial map of Dude Ranches of the West 1934 $2,500 - $3,500
Starting bid:
$1,300
20 Bing Crosby, Ted and Larry Inscribed by Crooner Bing Crosby 1937 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
150 Sketchbook of Lewis Carleton Ryan Ryan, Lewis Carleton 1942 sketchbook of original drawings by Lewis C. Ryan 1942 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
26 I Carmi Di Catullo: Scelti Nuovamente Tradotti In Versi Da Vincenzo Errante E Decorati Con Lithografie Da Filippo De Pisis Errante, Vincenzo With 17 original lithographs by Filippo De Pisis 1945 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
166 Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism [Wilson, William (Bill W.)] Wilson, Alcoholics Anonymous 1st Ed. 10th Ptg. dj 1946 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
2 The Man with the Golden Arm Algren, Nelson Rare proof of Man with the Golden Arm 1949 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
46 This I Remember Roosevelt, Eleanor Eleanor Roosevelt's This I Remember Limited Signed Edition 1949 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
78 Evangeliorum Quattuor Codex Cenannensis - The Book of Kells (Book of Kells) Urs-Graf facsimile of the Book of Kells, copy No. 1, ex-Vatican Library 1950-1951 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
45 The Mammals of South Africa Roberts, Austen Austin Roberts The Mammals of South Africa 1951 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
104 Autograph note signed by Albert Einstein, with an envelope addressed by him and a birthday poem written for him Einstein, Albert Einstein note as he turns 75 1954 $6,000 - $9,000
Starting bid:
$4,000
52 Roses of the World Suzuki, S. By Japan's preeminent rose breeder 1956 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
54 The Devil in the Book Trumbo, Dalton Signed limited edition Dalton Trumbo analysis of Smith Act defendants 1956 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
55 The Same Door Updike, John The Same Door, John Updike's third book 1959 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
34 Offenbacher Haggadah Guggenheim, S. Guggenheim's Offenbacher Haggadah 1960 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
81 Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts Bukowski, Charles Inscribed by Buk to Norse w/ drawing 1965 $3,000 - $5,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
25 The Cat and the Blackbird Duncan, Robert The Cat and the Blackbird by White Rabbit Press. 1967 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100