2 volumes bound in 1.
New York: Bangs, Merwin & Co., 1875. 8vo. half red leather with marbled paper covered boards, later cloth slipcase with chemise. viii,376; (ii),59 pages. 2 volumes bound in 1. McKay 1985 and 1988, completely priced in the margin of the main catalogue and the supplement. Field (1821-1881) was a Brooklyn teacher who made his fortune in real estate. The largest portion of his library was devoted to the history and culture of the North American... READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY BELONGING TO MR. THOMAS W. FIELD. With SUPPLEMENT TO THE CATALOGUE OF...
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New York: Christie's, 1988. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 185 pages. Auction catalogue describing 373 items in this bookseller's collection of books and manuscripts. With biographical information by Nicolas Barker. READ MORE about PRINTED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE ESTATE OF JOHN F. FLEMING
New York: Christie's, 2001. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 449,(3); 230 pages. 2 volumes. With a two page preface by Felix de Marez Oyens. A fine collection of incunabula and other important books. Beautifully illustrated with numerous plates in full color. READ MORE about THE HELMUT N. FRIEDLAENDER LIBRARY
New York: American Art Assoc. - Anderson Galleries, 1936. 8vo. boards. (vi),268; (vi),269-456 pages. 2 volumes. Strong in press books. Covers rubbed. Stamp on front cover of volume 1. READ MORE about FIRST EDITIONS, INCUNABULA, PRESS BOOKS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND MANUSCRIPTS, STANDARD SETS IN FINE...
Represented by Original Drawings, Engraved Portraits (many in Mezzotint), Autograph Letters, and Documents, Printed Books, Original Manuscripts, Theatrical Portraits, Rare Playbills, Coins and Medals, Daguerreotypes, Photographs, Engraved Views, etc., etc., etc.
New York: (Douglas Taylor & Co.), 1903. 8vo. later cloth with original wrappers bound-in. (ii), 352+(2) pages. Represented by Original Drawings, Engraved Portraits (many in Mezzotint), Autograph Letters, and Documents, Printed Books, Original Manuscripts, Theatrical Portraits, Rare Playbills, Coins and Medals, Daguerreotypes, Photographs, Engraved Views, etc., etc., etc. An extensive auction catalogue of 3061 items in Gilsey's collection. Divided into three parts by dates of auction. Each part is separated by the original wrappers. The... READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE LATE PETER GILSEY: ART, LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND THE DRAMA
Boston: C.F. Libbie and Co., 1891. 8vo. later quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, original paper wrappers bound-in. (iv), 80, (2) pages. An auction catalogue for the library of Edward Hale including valuable additions from other libraries. (McKay 3931). Ninteenth century library markings throughout. Front board loose, title page detached, corners and edges worn. Pages britle. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE EDWARD HALE, ESQ
Volumes 1 through 4 (of 14).
New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1916-1917. thick 8vo. later half leather with original paper wrappers bound-in. 95+(1); 63+(1); 154,(2); 144,(2) pages. Volumes 1 through 4 (of 14). A magnificent collection of historical prints with a number of illustrations throughout. Volume I, the catalogue devoted to Americana, Volume II. Sporting Prints, Volume III, French Engravings, Volume IV, Stipple Engravings, Filled with separate plates. Some volumes are priced. Spine leather detached. Hinges broken. READ MORE about THE FREDERIC R. HALSEY COLLECTION OF PRINTS
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1954. 8vo. later cloth with original front paper wrapper bound-in. 144 pages. Fully describes 843 first editions, books on California, and Western American. READ MORE about ENGLISH AND AMERICAN FIRST EDTIONS... AMERICANA RELATING TO CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST... COLLECTED...
Boston: C.F. Libbie, 1907. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 144 pages. McKay 6420. Includes his collection of books on book-making and book-binding and works by the Riverside Press. Covers faded. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE PRIVATE LIBRARY, EUGENE W. HILDRETH OF MELROSE, MASS
New York: Swann Galleries, 1985. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 828 lots. Sale number 1380. This third part of the Howell's sale was the only part sold in New York. Mark on front cover. READ MORE about THE REFERENCE LIBRARY, BIBLIOGRAPHY, BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS THE INVENTORY OF JOHN HOWELL - BOOKS -...
New York: American Art Galleries, 1915. 8vo. half leather, cloth; top edge gilt, other edges uncut. unpaginated. (McKay 7532). Auction of the collection of Ives (1840-1915), president of the Northern Pacific Railroad and of the New York Stock Exchange, held April 8-10, and April 12-14, 1915. 474 and 1028 lots. Included a wide range of furniture, tableware, drawings, paintings, etc. List of realized prices tipped in. Boards separated from text, spine partially detached. Boards and spine rubbed anc scuffed. READ MORE about THE ART TREASURES COLLECTED BY THE LATE GENERAL BRAYTON IVES
New York: The American Art Association, 1915. thick 4to. boards, slipcase. Not paginated. Limited to 350 numbered copies issued for subscribers. 474 art objects and over 1,000 books and manuscripts. A remarkable auction catalogue. Slipcase worn. Spine spotted. READ MORE about THE DE LUXE CATALOGUE OF THE ART AND LITERARY TREASURES COLLECTED BY THE LATE GENERAL BRAYTON IVES
3 volumes bound in 1.
New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1918-1919. 8vo. pebbled cloth, leather spine label. 187; 127; 94 pages. 3 volumes bound in 1. McKay no.8019; 8042; 8058. Covers bound-in. Staining to the top of the textblock throughout. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF HERSCHEL V. JONES
New York, NY: Christie's, 1996. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 79, (13) pages. Auction October 16, 1996. 107 lots. Index and introduction. Introduction. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. List of realized prices laid in. READ MORE about LETTERS AND FREE FRANKS OF PRESIDENTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALVIN R. AND MARJORIE KANTOR
New York: Anderson Auction Co., 1911. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 106, 98 pages. 2 volumes. (McKay 329). Anderson Catalogue No. 893. Auction, February 9-10, 1911, of English and American literature, manuscripts, portraits and woodcuts. Brief description of Klein's library. 2131 lots. Frontispiece. Black and white illustrations. Bid sheet laid in. Wrappers slightly torn and bent at edges and spine. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY, LITERARY AUTOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS OF JUDGE JACOB KLEIN OF ST. LOUIS, MO
New York: Christie's, 1990. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 139, (5) pages. With good collections of various children's book authors. Illustrated. READ MORE about MANUSCRIPTS, DRAWINGS AND PRINTED BOOKS FROM THE FREDERICK R. KOCH FOUNDATION
New York: Parke-Bernet, 1952. 8vo. boards. 264 pages. With facsimiles, portraits and other illustrations. 842 items. READ MORE about THE IMMORTAL AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, DOCUMENTS, MANUSCRIPTS, PORTRAITS, PERSONAL RELICS AND OTHER...
New York: Parke-Bernet, 1952. 8vo. boards. 264 pages. With facsimiles, portraits and other illustrations. 842 items. Chipped at spine ends. READ MORE about THE IMMORTAL AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, DOCUMENTS, MANUSCRIPTS, PORTRAITS, PERSONAL RELICS AND OTHER...
New York, NY: Sotheby's, 2010. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 31+(1) pages. Acution, December 10, 2010. One lot only. Robert F. Kennedy's copy of a print of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln. Comments on the observance of the proclamation's 100th anniversary, when Robert F. Kennedy was Attorney General. Illustrated. READ MORE about THE KENNEDY-LINCOLN EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION
New York, NY: American Art Association Anderson Galleries, 1932. 4tp/. leather. unpaginated. McKay 9397. Auction, January 27 and 28, 1932. Sale, number 3945, of the collections of the Marquess of Lothian. Foreword by Seymour de Ricci. 167 lots. Black and white illustrations. With original passes and seat placeholders, two each. Covers rubbed and scuffed, mainly at edges and along spine. Prices marked in ink next to lot numbers. READ MORE about ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS INCUNABULA AND AMERICANA FROM THE FAMOUS LIBRARIES OF THE MOST HON. THE...
New York: Sotheby's, 1989-1990. small 4to. cloth, paper cover labels. 9 volumes. The complete set of this magnificent sale including the more elusive fourth volume which describes the sale held in Monaco. Sales devoted to Audubon, ornithology, Selby, French literature, American literature, Americana, English literature and illuminated manuscripts. Filled with illustrations. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN
New York: American Art Assoc. n.d. (1925). 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. Reproduction of the two original sales catalogue with prices realized added in margins. Illustrated. An important bibliographical tool. Bumped; spine label chipped. READ MORE about THE RENOWNED COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS OF CHARLES DICKENS AND WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY....
New York, NY: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, 1982. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Auction, May 5, 1982. 168 lots. Black and white illustrations. List of realized prices laid in. READ MORE about FINE MEDICAL BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF CRAWFORD W. ADAMS, M.D. INCLUDING EARLY PRINTED BOOKS,...
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1948. 8vo. paper wrappers. (vi), 81 pages. Minor fading of covers. Completely priced in margins in pencil. READ MORE about ART AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, AUTOGRAPHS & MANUSCRIPTS FINAL PORTION OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE...