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Auction Info

Auction Name
Iain Herriot Library
Auction Date
05/08/2011 - 05/08/2011
Sale Number
#9046
Total Lots
722
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
722
Total Sales (AUD)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (AUD)
180,130.00
High Estimate of All Lots (AUD)
267,450.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.27%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
219a PHILLIP, A.

The Voyage of Governor Phillip

1968 AUD 80.00 - 100.00 Unknown
451 DAVIDSON, Rodney.

A Book Collector's Notes.

1970 AUD 50.00 - 70.00 Unknown
683 THOMSON, D.F.

Birds of Cape York Peninsula. M

1935 AUD 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
22 THE RON DOUGLAS COPY CAMERON, J.

The Fisherman.

1888 AUD 400.00 - 600.00 Unknown
452 DAY, A.

Grove. Luis Becke.

1967 AUD 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
684 TILEY, Robert.

Australian Navigators.

2002 AUD 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
220 PHILLIP, A.

Extracts of Letters from Arthur Phillip, Esq. Governor of New South Wales, to Lord Sydney.

1963 AUD 80.00 - 150.00 Unknown
453 DELANO, Amasa.

A Narrative of Voyages and Travels.

1817 AUD 300.00 - 500.00 Unknown
685 TOWNLEY, W.M.

Penal Establishment, St.

1888 AUD 40.00 - 70.00 Unknown
221 PRICE, A.G.

The Foundation and Settlementof South Australia 1829-1845.

1973 AUD 30.00 - 50.00 Unknown
454 DENISON, William.

[Separation of Moreton Bay].

1857 AUD 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown
686 TOWNSEND, D.

Jigsaw.

1983 AUD 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
222 RICHARDSON, N.A.

Pioneers of the North-West of South Australia 1856 to 1914.

1969 AUD 60.00 - 90.00 Unknown
455 DOCKER, E.W.

The Blackbirders.

1970 AUD 30.00 - 40.00 Unknown
687 TRAILL, W.H.

A Queenly Colony.

1901 AUD 50.00 - 80.00 Unknown
223 SMITH, Mrs. James.

The Booandik Tribe of South Australian Aborigines.

1965 AUD 30.00 - 40.00 Unknown
456 DOCKER, E.G.

Simply Human Beings.

1965 AUD 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
688 TRIEBEL, L.A. & BATT, J.C..

The French Exploration of Australia.

1957 AUD 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
224

South Australia in 1842.

1971 AUD 30.00 - 50.00 Unknown
457 DUNBABIN, T.

Slavers of the South Seas.

1935 AUD 30.00 - 40.00 Unknown
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Collection of 131 Herbert Ponting gelatin silver contact prints of Antartica, £6000-8000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of several lots of Henri Cartier-Bresson gelatin silver prints, £200-300
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Vintage gelatin silver print of Diego Rivera by Leonard McCombe, £300-500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron of Sir John Herschel (April, 1867), £30,000-50,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron, Love, 1864 (from the Norman album), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Lewis Carroll of Twyford School Eleven (Summer Term, 1859), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Lewis Carroll of Xie Kitchin as 'Dane' (Oxford, 1873), £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Calotype print (c1845) by Hill & Adamson of Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake, £3000-4000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Group of 12 waxed paper negatives of Scottish scenes by Thomas Keith, mid-1850s, £3000-5000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of 15 lots of Roger Fenton salt prints of his work in the Crimea, mid-1850s, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Quarter plate ambrotype (c.1860s) with ethnographic portrait of a woman seated at a table, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Rare whole plate thermoplastic union case of the Landing of Columbus (c.1858),part of the John Hannavy collection, £1500-2000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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