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RARE BOOKS, CURRENCY, SCIENTIFIC, PHOTOGRAPHY AUCTION-FEB. 10TH 2021

“RARE BOOKS, CURRENCY, SCIENTIFIC, PHOTOGRAPHY AUCTION”

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LOT #1 CANADIAN 1912 $10.00 GOLD COIN, WT. 16.7 GRAMS

LOT #2 CANADIAN 1913 $5.00 GOLD COIN, WT. 8.36 GRAMS

LOT #3 USA 1881 $10.00 GOLD COIN, WT. 16.65 GRAMS

LOT #4 USA 1880 $5.00 GOLD COIN, WT. 8.32 GRAMS

LOT #5 CANADIAN 1967 $20.00 GOLD COIN, WT. 18.24 GRAMS

LOT #6 CANADIAN 1977 $100 GOLD COIN, WT. 16.92 GRAMS

LOT #7 BR. 1911 C (Canadian Minted) KING GEORGE V SOVEREIGN GOLD COIN, 7.99 GRAMS

LOT #8 BR. 1899 QUEEN VICTORIA SOVEREIGN GOLD COIN, WT. 7.99 GRAMS

LOT #9 BR.  1958 ELIZABETH SOVEREIGN GOLD COIN, WT. 7.99 GRAMS

LOT #10 BR. 1885 VICTORIA SOVEREIGN GOLD COIN, WT. 7.94 GRAMS

LOT #11 BR. 1912 ½ SOVEREIGN GOLD COIN, WT. 4.0 GRAMS

LOT #12 AUSTRIAN 1915 GOLD 4 DUCAT COIN, WT. 13.96 GRAMS (.986 PURITY)

LOT #13 “COLONIAL BANK OF CANADA” $4.00 NOTE, DATED APRIL 1859

LOT#14 “J.D. HAMLIN’S BANKING HOUSE” 10 CENT NOTE, NIAGARA FALLS, JULY 1860

LOT #15 “THE NIAGARA SUSPENSION BRIDGE” $3.00 NOTE, MARCH 18__, W. HAMILTON

LOT #16 BANK OF CANADA 1935 $10.00 NOTE

LOT #17 BANK OF CANADA 1935 $5.00 NOTE

LOT #18 BANK OF CANADA 1935 $2.00 NOTE

LOT #19 BANK OF CANADA 1937 $10.00 NOTE

LOT #20 BANK OF CANADA 1937 $5.00 NOTE

LOT #21 USA 1863 FRACTIONAL CURRENCY, 3 CENTS NOTE

LOT #22 USA 1863 FRACTIONAL CURRENCY, 5 CENTS NOTE

LOT #23 JUNE 25TH, 1886 USA/ HONDURAS “THE AGUAN NAVIGATION & IMPROVEMANT COMPANY”

50 CENTAVOS NOTE

LOT #24 DEVKARAN NANJEE “DENA BANK, BOMBAY” SILVER BAR, 100 GRAMS, .999 PURE

LOT #25 “J.M. ASSAYERS REFINERS”, FINE SILVER, .999, WT. 1 OUNCE TROY SILVER BARS (2 BARS)

LOT #26 1935 CANADIAN GEORGE V SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1936 CANADIAN GEORGE V SILVER DOLLAR VF20

EST. $40/60

LOT #27 1937 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1938 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR “LOW MINTAGE” AU50

1939 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR AU50

ESTIMATE $100/125

LOT #28 1949 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR AU55

1950 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1951 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR AU50

ESTIMATE $50/80

LOT #29 1952 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1952 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1953 CANADIAN ELIZABETH II SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1954 CANADIAN ELIZABETH II SILVER DOLLAR AU50

ESTIMATE $65/100

LOT #30 CANADIAN SILVER DOLLARS (4)

1954 CANADIAN ELIZABETH II SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1955 CANADIAN ELIZABETH II SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1956 CANADIAN ELIZABETH II SILVER DOLLAR AU50

1957 CANADIAN ELIZABETH II SILVER DOLLAR AU50

ESTIMATE $65/100

LOT #31 CANADIAN SILVER DOLLAR LOT OF (5)

1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 AND 1962.

ESTIMATE $50/80

LOT #32 CANADIAN SILVER DOLLAR LOT OF (5)

1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 AND 1967.

ESTIMATE $50/80

LOT #33 CANADIAN SILVER FIFTY CENTS LOT (10 PCS.)

VICTORIA 1872 VG-8, 1900 G-4,

EDWARD VII 1906 VG-8, 1907 VG-8, 1908 VG-8

GEORGE V 1912 VG-8, 1913 F-12, 1914 F-12, 1916 VF-20, 1917 VF-20

ESTIMATE $60/120

LOT #34 CANADIAN GEORGE V SILVER FIFTY CENTS (7 PIECES)

1918, 1919, 1920, 1929, 1931, 1934, 1936

ALL BETWEEN G-4 AND F-12

ESTIMATE $40/80

LOT #35 CANADIAN GEORGE VI SILVER FIFTY CENTS (14 PCS)

1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947,

1949,1950, 1951, ALL F-12 TO AU-50

ESTIMATE $150/200

LOT #36 CANADIAN QUEEN ELIZABETH SILVER FIFTY CENTS (13 PCS.)

1953, 1953, 1954,1955, 1956, 1957,1958, 1959, 1960, 1962,

1963, 1965, 1966 ALL FROM F-12 TO MS-60

ESTIMATE $100/125

LOT #37 CANADIAN MINT SILVER PROOF LIKE SETS (3 SETS)

1965, 1967, 1967

ESTIMATE $75/125

LOT #38 CANADIAN MINT SILVER COIN LOT (4 PCS.)

1966 UNCIRCULATED 6 COIN SET (1)

1987 CANADIAN MINT .500 SILVER “DETROIT de DAVIS STRAIT SILVER DOLLARS (3)

ESTIMATE $40/70

Lot #39 CANADIAN DOUBLE DOLLAR MINT SETS with “SILVER DOLLAR” (9 SETS)

1976, 1977, 1978,1980, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987,1989

ESTIMATE $100/200

LOT #40 CANADIAN SILVER .25 CENT LOT 1911 -1967, (33 COINS)

ESTIMATE $100/140

LOT #41 BOOK “THE LAYS OF ST. ALOYS”: A LEGEND of BLOIS.  1844, 1ST EDITION, BY THOMAS INGOLDSBY, ILLUSTRATED BY ERNEST MAURICE JESSOP, PUBLISHED BY EYRE & SPOTTISWOODE, 11” X 15” TALL. CONDITION – VERY GOOD, NO INSCRIPTIONS, ORIGINAL YELLOW END PAPERS, BINDING TIGHT, CLEAR TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS, SLIGHT RUBBING TO CORNERS.

ESTIMATE $100/150

LOT #42 BOOK “A KENT SQUIRE” 1ST EDITION by REDERICK W. HAYES, 1900 PUBLISHING BY F.M. LUTTON, HARD COVER, 16 ILLUSTRATIONS BY AUTHOR, GILT STAMPED LETTERING, SLIGHT BUMPING, TIGHT SQUARE BINDING, VERY GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE $30/50

LOT #43 BOOK “OJIBWAY NUHGUHMOOWINUM”: A COLLECTION OF OJIBWAY HYMNS, PRINTED BY THE SARNIA CANADIAN 1890. HARD COVER, DARK BLUE BOARDS, GILT STAMPED COVER, 324 PAGES, 3 ¾” X 5”. CONDITION – TIGHT SQUARE BINDING, NO FOXING, SQUARE CORNERS CLEAR TEXT, LOSS OF COLOR TO BACK BOARD.

ESTIMATE $40/60

LOT # RARE BOOKS “SCOTT’S LAST EXPEDITION” IN TWO VOLUMES, HARD COVER, 1ST EDITION PUBLISHED BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY NEW YORK NOVEMBER 1913. BOUND IN DARK BLUE BUCKRAM WITH GILT LETTERING ON THE SPINES. NAME IN INK OF PREVIOUS OWNER ON FRONT END PAPER, VERY CLEAN AND TIGHT THROUGH OUT. AVERY GOOD SET WITH SPLENDID PORTRAIT ENGRAVINGS FRONTISPIECE S TISSUE GUARDS, 5 PHOTOGRAPHIC PANARAMAS, 8 MAPS SOME, FOLD-OUT and 260 PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS. SQUARE AND SOLID BINDINGS, MINOR TEARS TO FOLD OUT MAPS. ALL DATES MATCHING. EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE.VERY GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE $250/350

LOT #45 RARE BOOK “LES RUES DE PARIS”: PARIS ANCIEN ET MODERNE, VOLUME 1.  G. KUGELMAN 1844, HARD COVER, PERIOD HALF BINDING, GREEN LEATHER WITH ORNATE SPINE WITH GILT IRONS AND MARBELIZED BOARDS, GILT FOREDGE, 396 PAGES, CONDITION – VERY LIMITED LIGHT FOXING, BUMPED CORNERS, TIGHT BINDING, GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE $75/125

LOT #46 RARE BOOK “LETTERS on NATURAL MAGIC”, 1ST EDITION, BY SIR DAVID BREWSTER, (1781-1868) PUBLISHED BY JOHN MURRAY 1832. BOUND IN HALF BLACK CALF AND MARBLED PAPER BOARDS, GILT TITLE AND RULING TO SPINE, 3.85” X 6”. CONDITION – OVERALL AN EXCELLENT COPY, TIGHT AND SQUARE BINDING, NO IN-WRITING, SPORADIC MILD FOXING AND SPOTTING, VERY CLEAN.

ESTIMATE $250/375

LOT #47 AUTOGRAPH LOT OF D. BREWSTER (SIR DAVID BREWSTER, BRITISH SCIENTIST, 1781-1868). INCLUDES PENNED AUTOGRAPG/SIGNATURE and 2 STEREOPTIC VIEWS OF HIS BURIAL SITE “MELROSE ABBEY” and VIEW OF “GRAVE STONE”

ESTIMATE $50/75

LOT #48 RARE BOOK, “TALLIS’S ILLUSTRATED ATLAS and MODERN HISTORY OF THE WORLD”. 1ST EDITION, MAY 1ST 1851, BY R. MONTGOMERY MARTIN, PUBLISHED BY JOHN TALLIS & COMPANY, LONDON. HALF CALF BOARDS WITH GILT DETAIS, 11 ¼” X 15 ¼”, 371 X 265 MMS., ENGRAVED FRONTISPIECE OF CRYSTAL PALACE AT THE GREAT EXHIBITION, 2 MAPS OF HEMISPHERES, 77 MAPS – HAND COLORED IN OUTLINE. CONDITION – COMPLETE, MILD INTERSPACED FOXING, BUMPED AND RUBBED BOARDS, PRESENTATION WRITINGS ON END PAPERS, SOLID BINDING, WEAKENING AT HINGE. OVERALL VERY GOOD COPY.

ESTIMATE $3,000/5000

LOT # 49 RARE BOOK, M. PONCE ENGRAVED FOLIO “LES ILLUSTRES FRANCAIS ou TABLEAU HISTORIQUE DES GRANDS HOMME DE LAFRAN”, THE HISTORICAL TABLES OF THE GREAT MEN OF FRANCE. 1816 PRINTING, HARD COVER, FULL CHESTNUT MOROCCO ON BOARDS WITH GILT EMBOSSED FLEUR-DES-LIS, ORNATE GILT FRAMED SPINE, 40 ENGRAVED PLATES, PAPER GUARDS THROUGH OUT, GILT EDGES, LARGE MARGIN. CONDITION – TIGHT SQUARE BINDING, CLEAN AND CLEAR TEXT, LIGHT BUMPING RUBBING TO COVER, MILD FOXING, OVERALL VERY GOOD COPY.

Lot #50 RARE BOOK, “THE PIE and the PATTY-pan” BY BEATRIX POTTER, 1ST EDITION, FREDERCK WARNER & CO. 1905, PUBLISHER. EDMUND EVANS THE RAQUET COURT PRESS, PRINTER. BROWNISH MAROON BOARDS WITH EMBOSSED ROUND LITHO OF CAT, 5 1/2” X 7 1/8”, 10 COLOR PLATES. CONDITION – VERY SUBTLE FADING TO BOARDS WITH SOME MINIMAL STAINS, NO PRESENTATIONS OR WRITINGS IN BOOK, MINOR WEAR TO SPINE, SQUARE AND SOLID BINDING, UNUSUALLY FRESH AND BRIGHT, IN ALMOST UNREAD CONDITION. VERY GOOD.

ESTIMATE $300/600

LOT #51 RARE BOOK/MAP, “MAP OF CANADA EAST and WEST”.

LOT #52 BOOKS, “THE RHINE (2 VOLUME SET) FROM THE SOURCE TO THE SEA. HENRY T. COATES AND COMPANY 1898, HARDCOVER SET, TOP EDGES GILT, FOLD OUT MAP, BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOS, 303 AND 318 PAGES, 5.5” X 8”, BEAUTIFUL TISSUE GUARDED HALFTONES, DECORATIVE GILT EMBOSSED BOARDS. CONDITION – VERY GOOD PLUS.

ESTIMATE $60/90

LOT #53 BOOK, “SCRAMBLES AMONST THE ALPS, AND DOWN THE RHINE”, by EDWARD WHYMPER and LADY BLANCHE MURPHY. HARDCOVER, 7” X 9.5”, TWO BOOKS IN ONE VOLUME, 1880 (EARLY EDITION) BURROWS BROTHERS, CLEVELAND. 16 WOOD ENGRAVED PLATES AND 83 TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS. THE GILT-EDGED PAGES ARE CRISP AND CLEAN, SQUARE AND TIGHT BINDING, CORNERS VERY SLIGHTLY BUMPED. VERY LIGHT WEAR, VERY GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE $80/160

LOT #54 BOOK, “L’EDUCATION NOUVELLE, JOURNAL DES MERES ET DES ENFANTS” 1853 DE M. JULES DELBRUCK, PARIS. – IMPRIMERIE de L. MARTINET. HARDCOVER, 8” X 12”, UNIFORMLY BOUND IN ORIGINAL GREEN HALF CALF WITH PEBBLED BOARDS, SOLID HINGE, WITH MANY HAND COLORED PLATES. FADING TO BOARDS, VERY LIMITED FOXING AND SPOTTING.

ESTIMATE $60/80

LOT #55 RARE BOOK “THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT” by BEATRIX POTTER 1ST EDITION OR SLIGHTLY LATOR. PENCILED PRESENTATION WRITTEN ON END PAPER “FROM MARION XMAS 1903. FREDERICK WARNE AND CO. LONDON AND NEW YORK, EDMUND EVANS ENGRAVER and PRINTING, THE RACKET COURT PRESS SWAN STREET BOROUGH, LONDON, 97 PAGES, DOT IN “O” IN WORD “OF” ON SPINE, 5.6” X 4.4”, BRIGHT, CLEAN AND CLEAR COPY, PICTURE ONLAY ON FRONT BOARD, DARK GREEN BOARDS WITH WHITE TITLE, 3/4 HINGE TEAR. VERY MINOR BUMPING ON CORNERS, VERY GOOD COPY!

ESTIMATE $500/1,000

LOT #56 BOOK “BY CANOE AND DOG-TRAIN, AMONG THE CREE AND SALTEAUX INDIANS, BY REV. EGERTON R. YOUNG. EARLY COPY, 267 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED, TORONTO: WILLIAM BRIGGS, HARD COVER, GOLDEN PICTORIAL BEVELED CLOTH BOARDS, 5.75” X 7.75”, BUMPING TO CORNERS AND RUBBED EDGES, LOOSE BINDING

ESTIMATE $50/100

LOT #57 BOOK LOT – EARLY 20TH C FARM RELATED BOOKS (4): MANUAL OF FRUIT DISEASES BY HESLER and WHETZEL 1917, CANADIAN DAIRYING by HENRY H. DEAN 1914, FARM MANAGEMENT by G.F. WARREN 1918, FEEDS AND FEEDING ABRIDGED by HENRY AND MORRISON 1919. ALL FAIR TO GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE $40/60

LOT #58 BOOK LOT – (2) “THE HONEY BEE” HIVE AND HONEY BEE, DADANT AND SONS, 1913. “ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY by JOHN B. SMITH SC. D 1896. GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE #40/60

LOT #59 RARE BOOK “CHINESE: CHINESE MUSEUM, IN THE MARBORO CHAPEL” BOSTON, 1ST EDITION by JOHN PETERS, JR., BOSTON 1845. EASBURN’S PRESS, 248 PAGES.GUIDE TO/OR DESCRIPTIVE CATALOG OF THE CHINESE MUSEUM IN MARLBORO’ CHAPEL IN BOSTON. HARDCOVER BOUND, GILT DECORATED HALF CALF WITH MARBLED BOARDS, 5.8” X 8.7”, FOLD OUT PROVISION LIST, RUBBED EDGES AND BUMPED CORNERS, SOME LOSS TO PAGE 183, PENCILED NOTE ON FRONT END PAPER DATING 1863. VERY GOOD COPY.

ESTIMATE $100/200

LOT #60 BOOK “HISTORIC CAUGHNAWAGA” by E.J. DEVINE, S. J. 1ST EDITION, MONTREAL MESSENGER PRESS 1922. SOFT COVER, 443 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED, FOLD OUT MAP, SOLID SQUARE BINDING, CHIPPED AND BUMPED CORNERS, CLEAN AND CRISP, GOOD COPY.

ESTIMATE $40/60

LOT #61 MAP – C 1750 FOLD OUT MAP OF COAST OF WEST AFRICA, “KORT OVER HAVBUGTEN BENIN” . FROM THE MOUTH OF VOLTA RIVER (GHANA) TO CAPE FORMOSA (COTONOU). HAND COLORED, 8” X 12”, 14” X 17” FRAME, ENGRAVED AND PUBLISHED IN COPENHAGEN 1750. CONDITION IS VERY GOOD, WITH STRONG COLORS.

ESTIMATE $200/400

LOT #62 MAP C1860 “CANADA WEST” ENGRAVED AND HAND COLORED, by AUGUSTUS MITCHELL JR. MAP SIZE 12 ¼” X 15 3/8”. GOOD MARGINS, TAPED TO BACKBOARD, SOME TONAL DISCOLORING TO OUTER EDGES, NO RIPS, GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE $50/100

LOT #63 RARE BOOK “CARVER’S TRAVELS” 1796, THREE YEARS TRAVELS THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA, CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE GREAT LAKES, RIVERS, CATARACTS, MOUNTAINS, MINERALS, SOIL AND VEGETATION WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF THE BIRDS, BEASTS, REPTILES INSECTS AND FISHES TOGETHER WITH A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE GENIUS, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE INDIANS. PHILADELPHIA PUBLISHED BY KEY AND SIMPSON; – 1796. ORIGINAL FULL CALF COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT DECORATED SPINE. 360 PAGES PLUS SUBSCRIBERS LIST. SOLID AND SQUARE BINDING, BROWN TONING TO A FEW SELECT PAGES, WRITING ON FRONT END PAPER, RUBBED BOARDS. A VERY INTERESTING READ! GOOD COPY.

ESTIMATE $100/250

LOT #64 E. PAULINE JOHNSON BOOK, EPHEMERA, AND PHOTO LOT (6 PIECES) “FLINT AND FEATHERS” 2ND   REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION, by PAULINE JOHNSON, “LEGENDS OF VANCOUVER” 6TH EDITION, IN SUEDE COVER WITH WARRIOR BUST PROFILE. “PARK & CO. BRANTFORD ONT” CABINET CARD WITH IMAGE OF PAULINE JOHNSON, SIGNED ON VERSO “VERY TRUTHFULLY YOURS E. PAULINE JOHNSON FEB ’91”. ALSO (3) CANADIAN 1961 FIRST DAY COVERS, ALL CELEBRATING HER LIFE.

ESTIMATE $200/300

LOT #65 “THE FLAG” – FREDERICK L. RAMESBOTTOM POEM UNDER GLASS. AUTOGRAPHED BY AUTHOR ON VERSO “FREDERICK L. RAMESBOTTOM 371 PACIFIC AVENUE TORONTO”, 5”X 7”. VERY GOOD

ESTIMATE $40/60

LOT #66 A FINE MECHANICAL TELLURIUM, C.1890, LABELED “ERD – GLOBIS / J. FELKL & SOHN / ROSTOK b. PRAG. PLASTER GLOBE COVERED WITH 12 LITHOGRAPHED GORES, PAINTED ZODIAC RING, COPPERIZED CAST IRON STAND. STANDING 46 CMS. TALL AND 56 CMS. LONG.  FULLY FUNCTIONING AND IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.

ESTIMATE $3,000/4000

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