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Auction Date
04/26/2018 - 04/26/2018
Page Size: 316 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1South African Police

The Nongqai 1907-1913 (Five volume set)

Pretoria1907-1913USD 3,000.00 - 3,500.00Unknown
2Smith, Andrew

Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa; Consisting Chiefly of Figures and Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History

London1849USD 1,200.00 - 1,200.00Unknown
3Hewitson, William C.

British Oology; Being Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds, with Figures of Each Species, as far as practicable

Newcastle Upon TyneCirca 1831USD 950.00 - 950.00Unknown
4Gustave JEQUIER

L’Architecture et la Decoration Dans L’Ancienne Egypte:

Paris1920, 1922, 1924USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Unknown
5Budge (Ernest Alfred Wallis)

THE BOOK OF THE DEAD (Presentation copy)

London1894 - 5USD 600.00 - 700.00Unknown
6ALFRED J. BUTLER

UNIQUE MANUSCRIPT DIARY - NOTES TAKEN IN EGYPT &tc.

Cairo1881USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
7VOC. Council of Policy.

LETTER OF BURGHERSHIP (VRYBRIEF) DATED 10 NOVEMBER 1739 (Signed by Hendrik Swellengrebel)

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
8Marco Antonio Natta

CONSILIA SIVE RESPONSA

LUGDUNI1566USD 1,200.00 - 1,200.00Unknown
9Barbara Lindop. (Ed. Mona de Beer).

GERARD SEKOTO.

Randburg1988USD 2,000.00 - 2,000.00Unknown
10The Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek and F.G. Aflalo

The Encyclopedia of Sport

London1905USD 450.00 - 650.00Unknown
11Heller, David

A HISTORY OF CAPE SILVER (Limited edition - Signed)

Cape Town1949USD 190.00 - 190.00Unknown
12Wolhuter, H

MEMORIES OF A GAME RANGER

1948USD 95.00 - 100.00Unknown
13Alexander, James Edward

AN EXPEDITION OF DISCOVERY INTO THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA (2 Volumes - de Luxe edition)

1967USD 110.00 - 120.00Unknown
14Hermann Von Wissmann

My Second Journey Through Equatorial Africa

London1891USD 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
15Thomas Rymer Jones

Cassell's Book of Birds

Londonca. 1875USD 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
16H. A. L. [Henry Astbury Leveson] " The Old Shekarry"

Sport in Many Lands

London1890USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown
17Abel Chapman

ON SAFARI

London1908USD 550.00 - 750.00Unknown
18Horace G. Hutchinson

SHOOTING; The "Country Life" Library of Sport

London1903USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown
19F. L. James, M.A., F.R.G.S.

The Unknown Horn of Africa.

London1890USD 350.00 - 550.00Unknown
20Eve Palmer & Norah Pitman

Trees of Southern Africa

Cape Town1972/3USD 450.00 - 550.00Unknown
21James Sutherland

The Adventures of an Elephant Hunter

London1912USD 450.00 - 650.00Unknown
22Theodore Roosevelt

Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter

London1905USD 350.00 - 450.00Unknown
23Charles St. John

Sketches of the Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands

London1878USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown
24Charles John Andersson

THE OKAVANGO RIVER:

London1861USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
25W. Bromley-Davenport M. P.

SPORT

London1885USD 250.00 - 300.00Unknown
  • <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>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Extremely Fine Copy of Fantasy Classic. Tolkien (J.R.R.) <i>The Hobbit, or There and Back Again,</i> L. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Museum Street) 1937. €20,000 to €30,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Incunabula. [Sirectus, Antonius] O’Fihely (Maurice)Abp. <i>Formalitates de Mente Doctoris Subtilis Scoti Nec Non Stephai Burlifer cum novis additionibus…</i> Venice 14th December 1051 (ie. 1501). €3,000 to €4,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Original Book Illustrations by Pamela Leonard. Illustrations: Regan (Peter) Touchstone, 8vo D. (Mount Salas Press) 1989. €3,500 to €4,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> [Petit (Jean), Prevel (Jean) & Gregory (Pope)] [Gregorius]. <i>Compendium Textuale Compillationis decretalium Gregorri noni sine qua…</i>, Paris [Dec. 1524]. €350 to €500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Excessively Rare – V. Fine Copy. [Mac Mahon]. <i>Jus Primatiale Armacanum, In Omnes Archiepiscopos, Episcopos, et Universum Clerum</i>… [n.p.] 1728. €750 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Madden (R.R.). <i>Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia and Palestine in 1824, 1825, 1826 and 1827,</i> 2 vols. 1822. €500 to €700
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Early English Herbal. Gerarde (John). The Herball or General History of Plants, thick folio L. (John Norton) 1597. €700 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The Tehran World War 2 Conference Photograph: [Tehran Conference 1943] An important and iconic Group Photograph showing Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin. €80 to €120
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Natural History Specimens from Jersey Jersey Islands: Westacton [Mrs Acton] Collection of 53 original dried examples of Seaweed collected in Jersey, c. 1860. €300 to €400
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Plyglot Bible: Hutteri (Eliae). <i>Biblia Sacra, Ebraice, Chaldaice, Graece, Latinae, Germanice, Sclavonice.</i> Lg. folio Nurimberg 1599. €250 to €350
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The American Invasion 1888: “First Ever G.A.A. Hurling Match in America” Medal: G.A.A., The Invaders, 1888. €2,000 to €3,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> “Babe” Ruth and the G.A.A. G.A.A. & Baseball: A unique and early Sporting Association. An original Spalding B12 Baseball Bat. €4,000 to €6,000
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