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Auction Date
01/17/2018 - 01/17/2018
Page Size: 137 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Arkell-Hardwick (A.)

An Ivory Trader in North Kenya: the Record of an Expedition through Kikuyu to Galla-land in East Equatorial Africa

1903GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 812.50
2Baldwin (William Charles)

African Hunting from Natal to the Zambesi

1863GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 200.00
3Boteler (Capt. Thomas)

Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery to Africa and Arabia

1835GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 212.50
4Continental School (19th century)

Tribal execution of a slave

[19th century]. GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 137.50
5Johnston (Sir Harry H.)

George Grenfell and the Congo

1908GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 187.50
6Edward Lear.- Colenso (John William)

Ten Weeks in Natal

1855GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 937.50
7Le Vaillant (François)

New Travels into the Interior Parts of Africa

1796GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 450.00
8Mackenzie (John)

Austral Africa: Losing It or Ruling It

1887GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 106.25
9Mendelssohn (Sidney)

South African Bibliography

1910GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 187.50
10New (Charles)

Life, Wanderings, and Labours in Eastern Africa. With an Account of the First Successful Ascent of...Kilima Njaro, and Remarks upon East African Slavery

1873GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
11Nousveaux (Edouard Auguste, 1811-1867)

Plaine d'Accra

1845GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 375.00
12Overend (William Heysmann, 1851-1898)

Four original illustrations of colonial skirmishes in Africa

[late 19th century]GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 150.00
13Owen (William Fitzwilliam Wentworth)

Narrative of Voyages to Explore the Shores of Africa

1833GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 425.00
14Park (Mungo)

Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

1800GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 118.75
15Burchell (W.J.)

A View of Cape Town

1821GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 68.75
16Terry (Mrs.)

After. [Panoramas of Freetown

[19th century]GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 225.00
17Lahontan (Louis Armand, Baron de)

Nouveaux Voyages ... dans L'Amerique Septentrionale

La Haye1709; Memoires de L'Amerique Septentrionale, vols. 2 & 3 only (of 3) bound as 1, 13 engraved plates (1 loose, 6 folding), 2 folding maps, 2 small tears to vol. 3 title, bookplate, pencil inscriptions, later calf, rubbed, splitting to spine foot, small losGBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 200.00
18Riis (Jacob A.)

How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York

New York1890.

? Important work exposing the living conditions in the slums in New York and illustrated with many of the author's own photographs, being one of the earliest examples to use the process of half-tone reproduction. The work was greatly infl
GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
19Stephens (John Lloyd)

Incidents of Travel in Central America

1841GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 150.00
20Tyrrell (J. W.)

Across the Sub-Arctics of Canada

Toronto1897GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 93.75
21Bartlett (William Henry)

The Nile Boat ; or

1850GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 187.50
22Beattie (William)

The Waldenses

1838GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
23Company School (19th century)

A Shahin Falcon; Priamus butterfly

[19th century]GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 350.00
24Daniell (Thomas)

After. Felicity Hall

1804GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 187.50
25Griffith (Mrs. M.C.)

Journal of Common Occurences...

1831 - 1832GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 550.00
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Jenner (Rev. George Charles). <i>The Evidence at Large...Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation,</i> presentation copy from Edward Jenner to Rev. Rowland Hill, 1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Houdini (Harry).- Maggi (Girolamo). <i>De tintinnabulis liber equuleo liber,</i> Harry Houdini's copy, Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1689. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Meyer (Henry Leonard). Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs , 7 vol. in 2 plus Illustrations of British Birds, 4 vol., 1842-50 and [1835-51]. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>An Entirely New Romantic Drama, in Three Acts, by Mr. Wilkie Collins, called The Frozen Deep,</i> 1857. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Lighthouses and Islands of Ireland, c. 125 drawings, 1867. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Shelley (Lady Jane). Diary, 1853 & 1860. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Scottish Binding.- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound in contemporary brown polished calf decorated with the figure of a Chinese spearman, by ?James Scott of Edinburgh, 1778. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Man Within,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1929. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Mellan (Claude, 1598-1688). The Holy Face, or the Veil of St Veronica, [c. 1649 and later]. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Desaguliers (John Theophilus). <i>A Dissertation concerning Electricity,</i> W. Innys, and T. Longman, 1742. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Le Jeune (Paul). <i>Relation de se qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'anné 1636 enuoyée au R.Pere Provincial de la Compagnie de Iesus en la Province de France,</i> 1637. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Stumpf (Johann Rudolph). <i>Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckern Chronicwirdiger thaaten beschreibung, </i> Zurich, Froschauer, 1586. £3,000 to £4,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to General James Clinton, preparing for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, 1778. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising to send reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Edison, Autograph Letter Signed, to Western Union President William Orton, 1878. $10,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> William, Bishop of Coventry, vellum charter granting the church of Rochdale to the Cistercian Abbey of Stanlaw, in Latin, 1222. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> FDR, Photograph Signed & Inscribed, framed with wood removed from the White House roof, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Dubuffet, archive including many letters written while painting in NYC, 1951-72. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Mohandas K. Gandhi, Autograph Letter Signed, describing the source of his patience, 1939. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Lithograph portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck, signed by both, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Charles The Bold, Duke of Burgundy, Letter Signed to Johann IV of Nassau, in French, 1470. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Cocteau, Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 1919. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Louis Armstrong, two Autograph Letters Signed to Erich Kauffmann, his lip salve purveyor, 1965-70. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Wernher von Braun, Autograph Letter Signed to Jonathan Cross, 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. 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. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. $100,000 to $150,000
    <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. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. 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. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <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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