Chiswick Auctions: Printed Books and Manuscripts, 13118, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/31/2018 - 01/31/2018
Page Size: 129 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Antiphonal Manuscript Leaf.

 Spain15th-16th century.  GBP 200.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Bible, Latin. Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis Sixti V Pont. Max Iussu Recognita et Clementis VIII Auctoritate Edita

Paris1653. GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 200.00

Biblia Hebraea cum Vetustissimis atque optimae notae tam manuscriptis, quam typis excusis codicibus…

Amsterdam1725GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 350.00
104Bindings.- Lesage [Alain-René]

Histoire De Gil Blas De Santillane

Paris1795GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 325.00
105Bindings Dacier (M), 

Les Vies Des Hommes Illustres De Plutarque,

Paris, 1762GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 150.00

[Book of Hours] Hours of the Virgin

Southern Netherlands15th centuryGBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 2,500.00
107Degeorge (Leon) 

La Maison Plantin a Anvers

1878GBP 100.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00

[Ecclesiastical Calendar] Calendar

Italy15th centuryGBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 275.00

[Indo-Persian Manuscript]

1822GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 937.50

[Louis XVI, King of France] A letter in French signed "Louis"

1790GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 225.00

[Low Countries.- Archive] A small quantity of archival documents in French

1535-82GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 75.00
112[Medici Family (1607-1619)]

2 letters in Italian, signed, "Ferdinando I" and "Maria Maddalena of Austria", relating to international affairs

Florence 1607, 1619GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 187.50
113Solignac (Pierre Joseph de) 

Histoire Générale de Pologne

Amsterdam1751GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 112.50
114Staël (Madame la Baronne de)

De l'Allemagne

Paris; Londres1813GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 250.00

Bibles, English [The Byble]

1549GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 625.00

Bible, English. The New Testament of Jesus Christ faithfully Translated into English

Antwerp 1600GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 750.00
117Bindings.- Sheridan (Richard Brinsley)

The Works

1821GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 125.00
118Bunbury (Henry William)

Gambado (Geoffrey).  An Academy for Grown Horsemen

1787GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 125.00

[Charles I] Eikon Basilike. The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in His Solitudes and Sufferings

 n. pl.; 1648GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 362.50

[Common Prayers, English] La Liturgie, ou Formulaire des Prieres Publiques

1757GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 162.50
121Drayton (Michael)


1610GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 400.00

Middleburg 1602GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,375.00

[George III, King of England] The London Gazette, containing a Proclamation

1761GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 62.50
124Jurieu (Pierre)

The History of the Council of Trent

1684GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 187.50
125Latimer (Hugh)

[Frutefull Sermons]

1578GBP 200.00 - 400.00GBP 237.50
  • <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>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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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