A sealed-bid auction of the books listed below will be
held from 9:00 to 11:00 AM on the first day of the sale. There will
be no previous viewing of these books. They may be seen from the Sale’s
opening at the table marked Sealed Bids.
Bid forms will be found and are to be submitted at the
Sealed Bids table. No bid will be accepted after 11:00 AM. In case of
bids of identical amounts for the same book, the bid submitted earliest
will be preferred. The identities of winning bidders will be made known
at the Sealed Bids table as soon after 11:00 AM as the bids have been
collated, usually before noon. Bidders unable to wait for the auction’s
conclusion may arrange for books on which their bids are successful
to be mailed. No discounts apply to books bought at auction.
to be Sold by Silent Auction 2019
Voyage de Londres à Gênes en passant par l’Angleterre,
le Portugal, l’Espagne, et la France.
A Amsterdam : Chez Marc-Michel Rey, 1777.
minimum bid: $100.00
Dejean (Antoine Hornot).
Traité Raisonné de la Distallation, ou la Distillation
Reduite en Principes.
A Paris : Chez Nyon ... Guillyn ... Saugrain jeune ..., 1778.
minumum bid: $100.00
New York : Viking, 1994.
1st edition, apparently signed by the author.
N.B. The 5CBS cannot verify the authenticity of the signature.
minimum bid: $100.00
Lager, James L.
Leica : an Illustrated History : vols. 1 & 2
Closter, NJ : Lager Limited Editions, 1993.
minimum bid: $200.00
Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies : being a Reproduction
in Facsimile of the First Folio Edition of 1623 from the Chatsworth
Copy …. with Introduction and Census of Copies by Sidney Lee.
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1902.
minimum bid: $150.00
Highlights for the “Specials”
The Nijmegen Proof : a Romance of Rare Books / by S. Barkworth.
Holmes, Philadephia, PA, 1988.
1 of 650 copies, signed by author, also inscribed by book's designer,
Advanced proof copy, also inscribed.
J. Francis Murphy.
New York : Privately Printed, 1926.
World Passport No. 000001 in English and Esperanto.
My Country is the World.
London : Macdonald, 1961.
Author’s autographed copy.
Early New England Printing
Geography Made Easy.
Boston : I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, 1794.
Letters to a young clergyman from the late Reverend Mr. Job Orton.
Boston : Printed by Manning & Loring, 1794.
New England History
The Massachusetts Bay Company and its Predecessors.
New York : The Grafton Press, 1930.