Valuable Printed Books: Natural History, Travel, Atlases, Continental Books and Manuscripts; 17 November, 2005; Sale L05416
Sotheby's London, London, 2005, Wraps, , , Near Fine
166 pp. 246 lots. Including lots 1-48: Continental Books and manuscripts (including science and medicine): Antoine d'Abbadie; Petrus Apianus and Bartholomaeus Amantius; Francisco Arceo; Aristotle (Venice, 1536); Boccaccio (Toledo, 1511); Sebastian Brant (Basel, 1498); Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury (Paris, 1495) (sold for 23,400 GBP); Giovanni Antonio Dosio, (Florence, 1569); Alexandre Dumas Pere, 9 ALS; Albert Einstein Autograph Manuscripts; Freud, ALS; Louis XVI, ALS; Marie Antoinette, document signed; Proust, ALS; Rilke; Andreas Salome; Soupalt. Lots 59-82: Natural History: Ulisse Aldrovandi; Basilius Besler; Georges Louis Marie Leclerc Buffon; Henry Eeles Dresser; Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau; Charles Lemaire; Francois Levaillant; Henry Leonard Meyer; Nathaniel Sendel; Antonio Tempesta; Lots 83-91: British Isles: Sir Robert Atkyns, The Ancient and present state of Glocestershiere; William Camden, Britain, or a chorographicall description of the most flourishing kindomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland (London, 1610). Lots 92-101: Atlases: Samuel Augustus Mitchell, A new univeral atlas. Philadelphia 1848. Lots 102-112: Europe: Sir William Hamilton, Campi Phlegraei. Observations on the volcanos of the two Sicilies; Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Opera (15 workd in 13 volumes, which sold for 176,000 GBP. Lots 113-172: Near and Middle East: Domingo Badia y Leblich; Henri Bechard; Francis Rawdon Chesney; Edward Dodwell. Lots 173-188: The Americas. Lots 189-192: Voyages. Lot 193: Africa. Lots 194-198: Asia. Lots 199-201: Polar. Lot 202: Australasia. Lots 203-246: Maps: Nova totius Americae tabula. Amsterdam: Pieter Schenk II., [c. 1710], which sold for 40,800 GBP.
"Woman, the New Factor in Economics." by Rev. Augusta Cooper Bristol. from The Congress of Women: Held in the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U. S. A., 1893.. Chicago, ILL: Monarch Book Company, 1894. pp. pp. 80-86. at The Celebration of Women Writers, University of Pennsylvania Digital Library
"Rev. Augusta Cooper Bristol is a native of New Hampshire. She was born April 17,1835. Her parents were Otis Cooper and Hannah (Powers) Cooper. In 1866 she married Louis Bristol, a lawyer of Connecticut. She is a woman of big brain, well stored with valuable information, and one of the most graceful and profound writers and speakers of the present day. Her principal literary works are a volume of poems and various published lectures, some of which have been translated into French. She is a member of no special church at present, but in faith is Unitarian, and not infrequently speaks from the pulpit. Her postoffice address is Vineland, N. Y." Augusta Bristol [1835-1910]
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