Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 832

Raleigh HISTORY OF THE WORLD & Oldys LIFE OF RALEIGH

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA

Description:

Raleigh HISTORY OF THE WORLD and Oldys LIFE OF RALEIGH (London, 1614 title page; 1617 colophon), Raleigh, Sir Walter THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD (London, 1614 title page; 1617 colophon) engraved portrait and title page, includes 'The Minde of the Front' leaf, with 5 folding double page maps (engraved title with old repair, engraved portrait with some damp-staining, toning and wear throughout, lacking three maps, damp-staining affecting later leaves and one map, handsome contemporary paneled calf, spine repaired), together with Oldy's, William THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER RALEGH, an 18th century edition extracted from another work (calf worn, joints cracked).

Measurements: Height: of larger 13 1/8 in. x Width: 9 1/8 in. x Depth: 4 1/8 in.

Condition:

Worn condition, see description.

Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the conditions of aging. PHOTOS MAY ALSO ACT AS A CONDITION REPORT. Please review all photos closely prior to bidding. Complete condition reports are available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the live auction. All lots are offered and sold 'AS IS’, and Everard Auctions will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated. We do not guarantee the condition of frames. By placing a bid, either in person, by phone, absentee or via the Internet, you signify that you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale. Everard Auctions does not provide any shipping or packing services. We recommend that all potential buyers obtain pack/ship estimates prior to bidding. Please contact us for a list of recommended shippers.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay