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“FOUNDATION STONES OF SCIENTIFIC ARCHAEOLOGY”

MONTFAUCON, Bernard de. L'Antiquite Expliquee, et Representee en Figures. Paris, 1722, 1724. Five volumes in ten, and five volume supplement. Fifteen volumes in all. Second edition, revised and corrected from the 1719 first, with the five-volume 1724 supplement. Magnificent set of Montfaucon’s landmark work on classical archaeology, with nearly 1400 engraved plates (including approximately 250 double-page and folding plates). A splendid copy in beautiful full contemporary calf-gilt. $18,500.

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TWELVE VOLUMES FROM THE RENOWNED BIBLIOMANIAC EDITION OF DE KOCK'S WORKS, FROM A LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY TEN SETS, IN MAGNIFICENT ART NOUVEAU BINDINGS, WITH ORIGINAL SIGNED ARTWORKS BY JOHN SLOAN AND WILLIAM GLACKENS, CO-FOUNDERS OF THE ASHCAN SCHOOL, AND ARTISTS LOUIS MEYNELL AND W.J. SINNOTT

DE KOCK, Charles Paul. Works. Boston, Paris, London, 1903. Twelve volumes.

Twelve exemplary volumes from the renowned limited "Bibliomaniac Edition" of De Kock's Works, each from number four of only 10 sets produced, these being two volumes each of Frère Jacques, The Gogo Family, Edmund and His Cousin, The Damsel of the Threeskirts and De Kock's Memoirs and one volume each of Friquette and Jean, all printed on French-folded vellum, illustrated with original watercolors, pen-and-ink drawings and etchings—often signed by the artists, which include founding Ashcan School artists John Sloan and William Glackens and noted artists and illustrators Louis Meynell and nd W.J. Sinnott. Ornately bound by the Harcourt Bindery with inlaid Art Nouveau iris motifs, superb inlaid leather doublures, with richly illuminated initials, head- and tail-pieces throughout each volume. $9500.

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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SPANISH MISSAL, WITH MAGNIFICENT ELABORATE SILVER CORNERS, CENTERPIECES AND CLASPS

(CATHOLIC MISSAL). Missale Romanum. Madrid, 1791.

1791 Madrid missal, with nine full-page engraved plates, two in-text engravings of saints and an engraved vignette on the title page, magnificently bound with large elaborate pure silver corners, centerpieces and clasps, likely from a much earlier date. $9500.

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"THE MOST WORTHY… OF THE GREAT PHILOSOPHERS"

LOCKE, John. Works of John Locke. London, 1768. Four volumes.

Seventh edition, the first quarto edition, first four-volume edition, of Locke's collected Works, with copper-engraved frontispiece portrait (I), a handsome set in beautiful contemporary calf gilt. $9000.

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BOUND FOR KING CHARLES II, IN THE YEAR OF HIS DEATH

(CHARLES II) LILLY, William, et al. Sammelband of Almanacs for 1685. London, 1685.

Collection of ten English Almanacs published in the year of King Charles II's death, with numerous woodblock illustrations, bound for the king's personal library with his cipher on the spine panels and the corners of the covers. $8500.

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RARE AND IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF EARLY AND CONTEMPORARY WORKS VITAL TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION AND ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

(CONSTITUTION) (MADISON, James). Secret Journals of the Acts and Proceedings of Congress. Boston, 1821. Four volumes.

1821 second edition of the Secret Journals of the Acts and Proceedings of Congress, featuring Benjamin Franklin's "sketch of the Articles of Confederation" as submitted to the Convention on July 21, 1775, and the official publication of both John Dickinson's July 12, 1776 draft of the Articles of Confederation and the subsequent August 20, 1776 draft of the Articles, preceded only by the extraordinarily rare 1820 edition issued by the same Boston publisher. A splendid four-volume set, rarely found complete. $8200.

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SPLENDIDLY BOUND SET OF CASANOVA’S MEMOIRS, WITH 12 FRONTISPIECES BY ROCKWELL KENT, TOGETHER WITH SCARCE PORTFOLIO OF SIGNED PRINTS

CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, Jacques. Memoirs of Jacques Casanova. (London), 1925. Twelve volumes; portfolio. Limited 12-volume private-press edition, an unnumbered copy of only 1026 sets, with 12 frontispiece line cuts of pen-and-ink drawings by Rockwell Kent, very handsomely bound. Accompanied by the scarce portfolio of Kent’s 12 prints (measuring 11 by 14 inches), all but one signed by him, one of only 26 sets. $7000.

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"ALL GALLEGHER KNEW HAD BEEN LEARNT ON THE STREETS"

DAVIS, Richard Harding. The Novels and Stories. New York, 1916. Twelve volumes.

“Crossroads” edition, number 2 of only 256 sets, with an autograph manuscript page bound in Volume I, beautifully illustrated and signed by five of the illustrators, including Charles Dana Gibson and Howard Chandler Christy, handsomely bound by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $5500.

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FROM THE LIBRARY OF LA DUCHESSE DE BERRY WITH HER GILT COAT OF ARMS

(DE BERRY, Duchesse) DE RANCÉ, M. and THÉAULON, [Marie]. Anniversaire. Paris, 1816.

First edition of the popular French play L’Anniversaire, from the library of La Duchesse de Berry, with her gilt armorial coat of arms on both boards. $5500.

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32-VOLUME SET OF THE BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY PARISIAN THEATRE MAGAZINE LE THÉATRE

BOUSSOD, Jean, et al., editors. Le Theatre. Paris, 1898-1921. Thirty-two volumes. Complete 24-year run of this Parisian bimonthly illustrated theater magazine, reporting in lengthy articles on all of the most popular and avant-garde plays and actors of the era, accompanied by rich color and photographic illustrations, in 32 folio volumes handsomely bound in three-quarter morocco-gilt. Text in French. $5500.

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