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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
201Horatius Flaccus (Quintus)

The Poems of Horace... Rendred into English Verse by Several Persons

1666GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
202Rege Sincera.

Great Fire of London.- Rege Sincera. Observations both Historical and Moral upon the Burning of London, September 1666. With an Account of the Losses. And a most remarkable Parallel between London and Mosco, both as to the Plague and Fire

1667GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 750.00
203Sprat (Thomas)

The History of the Royal-Society of London, for the Improving of Natural Knowledge

1667GBP 900.00 - 1,200.00GBP 3,250.00
204Cavendish (William,

A New Method, and Extraordinary Invention, to Dress Horses, and Work them according to Nature

1667GBP 400.00 - 500.00GBP 437.50
205Stockton (Owen)

Counsel to the Afflicted: or Instruction and Consolation for such as have suffered Loss by Fire... in the City of London, in the Year 1666

1667GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 437.50
206Vincent (Thomas)

God's Terrible Voice in the City... Narration of the two late Dreadfull Judgments of Plague and Fire

1667GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 437.50
207Cicero (Marcus Tullius)

Cicero's Prince. The Reasons and Counsels For Settlement and Good Government of a Kingdom

1668GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
208Donneau de Vise (Jean)

The Husband Forc'd to be Jealous, or the Good Fortune of those Women that have Jealous Husbands

1668GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold

Of such Persons as under the Notion of London-Apprentices were Tumultuously Assembled in Moore-Fields, and other Places, on Easter Holidays last, under Colour of pulling dowm Bawdy-housres

1668GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 2,000.00
210Shadwell (Thomas)

The Sullen Lovers: or, the Impertinents. A Comedy

1668GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,187.50
211Glanvill (Joseph)

A Blow at Modern Sadducism In some Philosophical Considerations about Witchcraft

1668GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,062.50
212Winchilsea (Heneage Finch, Earl of)

A True and Exact Relation of the Late Prodigious Earthquake & Eruption of Mount Aetna, or, Monte-Gibello

1669GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00
213[Wagstaffe (John)]

The Question of Witchcraft Debated

1669GBP 1,200.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,375.00
214Maynwaringe (Everard)

Morbus polyrhizos & polymorphaeus. A Treatise of The Scurvy

1669GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,062.50
215Reynolds (John)

A Discourse upon Prodigious Abstinence: occasioned By the Twelve Moneths Fasting of Martha Taylor, The Famed Derbyshire Damosell: Proving...that Life may be long Continued without the supplies of Meat & Drink

1669GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 2,375.00
216North (Dudley, 4th Baron North)

Observations and Advices Oeconomical

1669GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 937.50
217Olearius (Adam)

The Voyages and Travells of the Ambassadors... containing a Compleat History of Muscovy, Tartary, Persia... whereto are added the Travels of John Albert de Mandelslo... into the East-Indies

1669GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 812.50
218Schroeder (Johann)

The Compleat Chymical Dispensatory

1669GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,000.00
219Prevost (John)

.- Prevost (John)Medicaments for the Poor or Physick for the Common People,small tear to upper margin F8 slightly affecting page number on both sides

1670GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 625.00
220Rycaut (Paul)

The Present State of the Ottoman Empire

1670GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 937.50
221[Cordemoy (Geraud de)] "M. des Fourneillis".

"M. des Fourneillis".A Discourse Written to a Learned Frier...shewing, That the Systeme of M. Descartes, and particularly his Opinion concerning Brutes

1670GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 937.50
222Blount (Thomas)

Nomo-Lexikon graece: A Law-Dictionary. Interpreting Such Difficult and Obscure Words and Terms, as are found either in Our Common or Statute, Ancient or Modern Lawes

1670GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 375.00
223Merrett (Christopher)

A Short View of the Frauds, and Abuses committed by Apothecaries; as well in Relation to Patients, as Physicians: and of the only Remedy thereof, by Physicians making their own Medicines

1670GBP 400.00 - 500.00GBP 750.00
224Smith (Capt. John)

England's Improvement Reviv'd: Digested into Six Books

1670GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,375.00
225Sandys (George)

Sandys Travells, containing an history of the Original and present State of the Turkish Empire... Of Ægypt... A Description of the Holy-Land... Lastly, Italy

1670GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00
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