Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 24634, London

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Auction Date
06/20/2018 - 06/20/2018
Page Size: 296 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ACKERMANN (RUDOLPH)

A History of the University of Cambridge, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings

1815GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,250.00
2ACKERMANN (RUDOLPH)

A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings

1814GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,125.00
3ALBUM - NINETEENTH CENTURY WATERCOLOURS

Album of 40 original watercolours of ornithological, botanical, or topographical views, or studies after "Old Master" paintings, all signed "Sarah Smith"

c.1830GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 31,250.00
4AUSTEN (JANE)

Sense and Sensibility. A Novel. In Three Volumes. By a Lady

1811GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 22,500.00
5AUSTEN (JANE)

Sense and Sensibility. A Novel. In Three Volumes. By a Lady

1813GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,000.00
6AUSTEN (JANE)

Pride and Prejudice: A Novel... By the Author of "Sense and Sensibility", FIRST EDITION

1813GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 40,000.00
7AUSTEN (JANE)

Pride and Prejudice: A Novel... By the Author of "Sense and Sensibility"

1813GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 4,375.00
8AUSTEN (JANE)

Mansfield Park: A Novel... By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice"

1814GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 4,000.00
9AUSTEN (JANE)

Mansfield Park: A Novel... By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice"

1816GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,312.00
10AUSTEN (JANE)

Emma: A Novel... By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice"

1816GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 21,250.00
11AUSTEN (JANE)

Northanger Abbey: and Persuasion. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice", "Mansfield-Park" &c. With a Biographical Notice of he Author, 4 vol., FIRST EDITION,

1818GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,500.00
12BECKFORD (WILLIAM THOMAS)

Vathek, Conte Arabe,

Paris, 1787GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,500.00
13BIBLE, IN ENGLISH, AUTHORISED VERSION

The Holy Bible, Containing Ye Old and New Testaments,

1653GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 8,750.00
14BINDINGS

Rider's British Merlin: for the Year…

1768GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,750.00
15BLAKE (WILLIAM)

BLAIR ROBERT The Grave, a Poem... Illustrated by Twelve Etchings Executed from Original Designs,

1808GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 350.00
16BRONTE (CHARLOTTE, EMILY & ANNE)

Novels of the Sisters Bronte, 'Thornton Edition', edited by Temple Scott

1911GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,750.00
17BROWNING (ELIZABETH BARRETT)

Poems before Congress, FIRST EDITION,

1860GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,500.00
18BUNYAN (JOHN)

The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to come... the Eleventh Edition with Additions, and the Cuts,

1688GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 4,375.00
19

CHAPBOOKS

GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 375.00
20CHAUCER:

WORKS. Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases & Historical Photographs

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,500.00
21

Collection of autograph letters, etc., including examples by Charles Dickens, Fanny Nightingale, prime ministers, Daniel O'Connell and others

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,750.00
22

Collection of autograph letters etc., including Robert Browning, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Rudyard Kipling and others,

nineteenth and early twentieth centuryGBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,125.00
23COOKERY AND HOUSEHOLD ECONOMY

Early eighteenth century recipe book bearing the ownership inscription "Susanna Banner Her Book June the 7th 1707"

Early eighteenth century GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 5,625.00
24COOKERY and HUSBANDRY [KETTILBY (MARY, compiler)]

A Collection of Above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick and Surgery; for the Use of All Good Wives, Tender Mothers, and Careful Nurses

1714GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,062.00
25CROMWELL'S FUNERAL BANNER

Painted and gilt 'taffety' or silk escutcheon made for and displayed at Oliver Cromwell's funeral, Whitehall,

1657GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 16,250.00
  • <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000
  • <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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