Sale 17BP01 | Lot 398

IRVING, WASHINGTON [KNICKERBOCKER, DIEDRICH] A History of New York, From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 398
IRVING, WASHINGTON [KNICKERBOCKER, DIEDRICH] A History of New York, From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dyn...
New York: Inskeep & Bradford, et al, 1809. First edition. Two volumes. Contemporary calf, red spine labels. Folding plate. Joint weak on vol. 1, other wear to bindings, remnants of label and ink signature, spotting, a good unrestored copy. BAL 10098; Together with The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [Parts I-VI]. New York: C.S. Van Winkle, 1819 [-1820]. First edition, second printing of no. 1, first printing part VI, bound without section title-pages or blanks. Early half calf over marbled boards. Very clean throughout, the part number scrubbed from title, ink signature, offset from a laid-in leaf at p. 152; Another copy, containing parts I-IV only (second printing of part I), contemporary calf, retains dated section titles, with signatures of "G. Congdon" throughout, cover detached, other wear. BAL 10106; And four others, including: A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, New York, 1828, first American edition, three volumes, leather backed boards, with folding map, bookplates of Henri Casimir de Rham, map torn where mounted; a 1831 London issue of the same, modern leather, with plate and folding map; A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, London, 1829, first English edition, two volumes in early morocco backed boards; And the London and Philadelphia 1835 editions of Miscellanies ... No. II (London) and The Crayon Miscellany. No. 2 (Philadelphia) both containing "Abbotsford, and Newstead Abbey." The entirety sold with all faults. The lot 12 volumes.

Estimate: $600 - $900
Sold for $1,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $600 - $900
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