Books On Books: Auction Catalogs from The Owl at the Bridge

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image of The Zamorano Eighty. The Collection of Henry H. Clifford.

The Zamorano Eighty. The Collection of Henry H. Clifford.

by Dorothy Sloan Rare Books (firm). Sloan, Dorothy. Clifford, Henry H., 1910-1994.

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
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$25.00

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"Auction Catalogue 2, Part One." Includes "Henry Hoblitzelle Clifford: A Collector Touched by Book Madness" by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. & Anne C. Clifford; "Collecting California and the West" by Henry H. Clifford; "The Zamorano Club" by Nunis;"The Henry H. Clifford Collection of The Zamorano 80"; index; list of prices realized. 100 pages, 48 color & b/w plates;… Read more
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History of Science and Technology Including Space History.

by Bonhams (firm).

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$15.00

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Includes A Collection of Globes (lots 400-445); a Celestial Atlas; Scientific Instruments (lots 447455; Houdon's L'écorché in bronze; Books & Manuscripts (lots 457-485); Aviation (lots 486-511); Space History (lots 512-592); Technology (lots593-658)recorders, cipher machines, computers, robots). 258 lots, index; color illustrations; glossy paper covers; fine. Stock#ofc0493.
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image of Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight.

by Bonhams (firm).

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2018
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
sale 24899
Item Price
$12.00

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Includes a one-page essay "Hilary Knight by Graydon Carter" preceding 64 lots of HK artwork & publications; Art, Fine Press, and Illustrated Books, lots 65-107; Literature and History to 1900, lots 108-134; Modern Literature and Music, including the Jacqueline Koenig Collection, lots 135-233; 20th Century World Figures and Events, lots 234-263 (incl. a case of Houdini's locks); Conflicts of the… Read more
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image of Numismatic Fine Arts. Publication No. 37, Summer 1989. Numismatic Literature.

Numismatic Fine Arts. Publication No. 37, Summer 1989. Numismatic Literature.

by Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. (firm). Edgar L. Owen (firm).

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1989; 1997
Condition
Good
Item Price
$15.00

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Two catalogues. Numismatic Literature, 92 pages, approx. 1200 items; Ancient Coins, Antiquities, Art, 498 items, illus. incl. color; both stapled in pictorial paper covers; both Good. Sold as a lot. Stock#ofc0284.
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image of A Reference Library on Costume, Lace and Textiles. The Property of a Swiss Collector. For sale by Auction...

A Reference Library on Costume, Lace and Textiles. The Property of a Swiss Collector. For sale by Auction...

by Christie's South Kensington. (firm)

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Sale No. TEX 2516
Item Price
$10.00

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Auction sale catalogue, 29 pages, 243 items, 29 black & white photos on 8 plates; color pictorial paper covers (4 color photos); Very Good. Stock#ofc0235.
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image of Pictures, Drawings, Watercolours & Prints by Canadian Artists; French & English Books & Sets in Fine Bindings;

Pictures, Drawings, Watercolours & Prints by Canadian Artists; French & English Books & Sets in Fine Bindings;

by Christie's (Canada) & Montreal Book Auctions. (firms)

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1969
Condition
Good
Item Price
$15.00

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Three auction catalogs; items include Early American children's books, Bibliographies, Literature & modern first editions, Medical books, Illustrated & fine art books, Autographs & manuscripts. Sale #1, 218 pages, 662 lots, illus.; Sale #4 Part 1, 96 pages, 400 lots, index; Sale #6 Part 1, 89 pages, 377 lots, index. Three catalogs sold as a lot. Stock#ofc0227.
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image of Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana and the Joe Fitzsimmons Library of Antarctic Exploration.

Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana and the Joe Fitzsimmons Library of Antarctic Exploration.

by Bonhams New York (firm). Fitzsimmons, Joe, 1935- .

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2018
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$20.00

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Book auction catalog of exploration, travel, discovery, including books on the Antarctic. 162 pages, 305 items, copiously illustrated incl. color; color pictorial paper covers; Very Good+. Stock#ofc0224.
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image of The Roy Davids Collection Part III. Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts & Portraits of Poets. Volume I: A-K [&] II: L-Y.

The Roy Davids Collection Part III. Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts & Portraits of Poets. Volume I: A-K [&] II: L-Y.

by Bonhams London (firm).

Seller
The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$32.50

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Auction catalogs: [I] 285 pages; [II] 289 pages; 526 lots in all; index in Vol. II; color illus. throughout; color pictorial paper covers; VG+ (nearly new). Two heavy volumes. Stock#ofc0203.
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Treasures from the Caren Archive. How History Unfolds on Paper.

by Bonhams New York (firm). Caren, Eric C.

Seller
The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2014, 2016
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$10.00

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Printed, manuscript, and photographic material, sold in two auction catalogs: 305 lots / 127 pages & 328 lots / 128 pages; color illustrations throughout; color pictorial paper covers; Very Good+. The two catalogs sold as a lot. Stock#ofc0202.
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image of Northwest America & the Arctic including the Library of Dr. William Priester.

Northwest America & the Arctic including the Library of Dr. William Priester.

by Bonhams New York (firm).

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$15.00

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Auction catalogue: Northwest America & Pacific Voyages: Property of a U.N. Diplomat [S.W.G.]; The Arctic Library of Dr. William Priester; Other Properties. 251 lots, 92 pages, index, color illus.; color pictorial paper covers; Very Good+. Stock#ofc0201.
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image of Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Illustration Art and Children's Books. Wednesday December 11, 2013 [sale 21029].

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Illustration Art and Children's Books. Wednesday December 11, 2013 [sale 21029].

by Bonhams New York. (firm)

Seller
The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2013 & 2017
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$10.00

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Two auction catalogs from Bonhams; the larger includes Russian literature, children's books, illustration art; Children's books from Europe & America, Art & architecture, Early printed books & manuscripts, Travel & maps, Science & natural history, Literature, Americana, World history. Respectively 177 & 29 pages, 474 and 27 lots, lavish color illus.; 26.5 cm. Color pictorial paper covers; Very… Read more
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image of The Air and Space Sale. Wednesday September 27, 2017. [sale 24253]

The Air and Space Sale. Wednesday September 27, 2017. [sale 24253]

by Bonhams New York. (firm)

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2017
Item Price
$15.00

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Aviation (lots 1-16); Wright Brothers (17-39); Rocketry & Unmanned Exploration (40-51); Soviet & Russian Hardware, Gear, & Models (52-67); American Gear, Hardware & Models(68-81); Project Mercury (82-95); Project Gemini (96-115); Apollo Program through Apollo 10 (116-127); Apollo 11 (128-146); Apollo 12-17 (147-206); ShuttleMissions (207-213). Auction catalog: 75 pages, index, color illus.; 26.5 cm. Color pictorial paper covers; VG+.… Read more
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$15.00
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Fine Books & Manuscripts Including Illustration Art.

by Bonhams New York (firm).

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2017
Item Price
$16.00

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Art & Architecture before 1880 (1-28); Modern Artists' Books (29-95); Rackham & Contemporaries (96-131); Illustration Art (133-181); Nobel Prize of Victor Hess (182); Natural History & Travel (183-202); Literature to 1900 (203-222); Modern Literature, Film, & Performing Arts (223-267); Americana (268-312); Daniel Topping Collection of the New York Yankees (314-357). 180 pages, index, color illus.; 26.5 cm.; color pictorial… Read more
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$16.00
image of The Story of the 20th Century [and] Voices of the Twentieth Century.

The Story of the 20th Century [and] Voices of the Twentieth Century.

by Bonhams New York. (firm)

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
$25.00

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Four auction catalogs: [1] 159 p., 188 lots (History, Politics, Russian Art & Literature, Science & Technology, History of Digital Computing from Babbage to Grace Hopper); [2] 102 p., 159 lots (Politics & World Events, Technology & Transportation, Art, Literature, Sports, Film, Television & Recording Arts); [3] 142 p., 309 lots (Modern Literature Collection of David Meeker, Art, Architecture,… Read more
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History of Science and Technology.

by Bonhams New York. (firm)

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2017
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$10.00

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Contents: Scientific Instruments (lots 1-28), Scientific Books & Manuscripts (29-102), Technology (104-115), Index. 115 lots, color photos; 26.5 cm.; color pictorial stiff-paper covers; VG+. Stock#ofc0196.
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The Valuable Collection of Books on the Circus Formed by the Late J. Van Doveren, Esq.

by Sotheby & Co. Van Doveren, Jo.

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1970
Item Price
$15.00

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"The present collection of books relating to the circus... was formed by a man whose whole life was the circus. Jo van Doveren started his career as a 'plakker', the man who pasted up the posters... he developed into an outstandingly successful publicist... Among the circuses in the Netherlands with which he was connected for many years were… Read more
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Books on Gems & Jewelry. The Henry Polissack Library, Part I [II].

by Swann Auction Galleries, New York.

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2003 & 2004
Item Price
$25.00

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Including (Part I) Gemology, Mineralogy, Travel & Exploration, Illustrated Books, Diamonds & Mining, French Crown Jewels, Rare Catalogues; (Part II) Gemology, Mineralogy, Travel & Exploration, History & Lore, Reference Works. With large sections on: Diamonds, Engraved Gems and Cameos, Gold and Precious Metals. Part II includes printed list of prices realized. Two book auction catalogs: 307 &… Read more
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Art, Press, & Illustrated Books.

by Swann Auction Galleries, New York.

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
2014
Condition
As New
Item Price
$15.00

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Unpaged. Glossy color illustrations of 175 items in this auction sale. Featuring "Architecture, Fine Livres d'Artiste, Modern and Private Press, Design, Applied and Decorative Arts, Printing and Book Arts, Rare Art History & Reference. Private Collections of Curiosa and Eric Gill." Stock#ofc0070.
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English Literature and History Comprising Printed Books, Autograph Letters and Manuscripts...

by Sotheby's (Firm), London, Sale 18 December 1985.

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$15.00

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Includes letters of Hemingway, Ian Fleming, Wilde, Yeats, and the archive of John Lane, The Bodley Head, a manuscript survey map of George Washington, and a sheet of four Mountain Road lottery tickets. 302 lots, illustrations, 27 cm. Stock#48165.
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image of Sotheby's International Preview No. 64, June/July 1986

Sotheby's International Preview No. 64, June/July 1986

by Sotheby's

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The Owl at the Bridge
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$15.00

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90, ix p., illus., 29.5 cm. Color covers show leaves of a c. 1230-1240 life of Thomas Becket; includes sale of a Mantegna Holy Family now at the Kimbell Museum, Fort Worth, the collection of Lionel Robinson (1897-1983, i.e. residue of 896 Sir Thomas Phillips lots), death mask of John Keats. 4 pages of U.S. Real Estate at end. Stock#L033.
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