Forum Auctions: A third selection of 16th and 17th Century English Books from the Fox Pointe Manor Library, 1090, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
10/21/2021 - 10/21/2021
Page Size: 408 items in 17 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
176Coles (William)

Adam in Eden: Or, Natures Paradise. The History of Plants, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers

1657GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 875.00
177Womock (Laurence)

The Examination of Tilenus before the Triers; in order to his intended settlement in the office of a publick Preacher in the Common-wealth of Utopia

1658GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
178Brathwait (Richard)

The Honest Ghost, or A Voice from the Vault

1658GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 812.50
179Swinhoe (Gilbert)

The Tragedy of The unhappy Fair Irene

1658GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 937.50
180Lemnius (Levinus)

The Secret Miracles of Nature

1658GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 812.50
181Newton (John)

Trigonometria Britanica: or, the Doctrine of Triangles

1658GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,000.00
182[White (Thomas)]

A True Relation of the Conversion and Baptism of Isuf the Turkish Chaous, named Richard Christophilus. In the presence of a full Covent-Garden

1658GBP 900.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,000.00
183Dingley (Robert)

Vox Coeli; or, Philosophical, Historicall, and Theological Observations

1658GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00
184Marmet (Melchior de, Seigneur de Valcroissant)

Entertainments of the Cours: or, Academical Conversations. Held upon the Courts at Paris, by a Cabal of the Principal Wits at that Court

1658GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold

Enchiridion, notes by Meric Casaubon

1659GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
186Russell (John)

Astrological Predictions on the Affairs of the English Commonwealth... for this present year 1659

1659GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00
187Harrington (James)

The Art of Law-Giving: In III Books

1659GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 625.00

Way to True Peace (The), or A Calm, Seasonable, and Modest word in love...By a stedfast Member of the Church of England

1660GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 562.50
189Blondel (David)

A Treatise of the Sibyls, so Highly Celebrated, as well by the Antient Heathens, as the Holy Fathers of the Churche...

1661GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 600.00
190Lovell (Robert)

Panzooryktologia graece. Sive Panzoologicomineralogia. Or a Compleat History of Animals and Minerals

Oxford 1661GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 750.00
191Wither (George)

An Improvement Of Imprisonment, Disgrace, Poverty, into Real Freedom; Honest Reputation; Perdurable Riches; Evidenced in a few Crums & Scraps Lately found in a Prisoners-Basket at Newgate

1661GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,375.00
192Gerbier (Sir Balthazar)

A Brief Discourse Concerning the Three chief Principles of Magnifiecnt Building. Viz Solidity, Conveniency, and Ornament

1662GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 1,875.00
193[Brome (Alexander)]

Rump: or an Exact Collection Of the Choycest Poems and Songs relating to the Late Times

1662GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,500.00
194Tuke (Sir Samuel)

The Adventures of Five Hours. A Tragi-Comedy

1663GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
195Worcester (Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquis)

A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected

1663GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,625.00
196Rabelais (François)

The Works...treating of the lives, heroick deeds, and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel. To which is newly added the Life of the Author

1664GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 750.00
197P[hilips] (K[atherine])


1664GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 5,625.00
198May (Robert)

The Accomplisht Cook, or the Art and Mystery of Cookery

1665GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,062.50
199Boyle (Robert)

Occasional Reflections upon several Subjects

1665GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,187.50
200Boyle (Robert)

Hydrostatical Paradoxes, made out by New Experiments, (For the most part Physical and Easie)

1666GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,875.00
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