Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper, 1024, London

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Auction Date
03/22/2018 - 03/22/2018
Page Size: 602 items in 25 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

The presentment of the Grand Jury of Bristol at the General Sessions of the Peace, &c. holden there, begun March 13. 1682.

1683GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

The Case of Thomas Coster, Esq; Sitting Member for the City of Bristol

[c.1735].GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Articles Agreed upon by us Whose Names are hereunto subscribed, Freeman of the ancient, opulent, and loyal City of Bristol

1755GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 1,187.50

A Plain Narrative of a Wanton and Illegal Attack on the Rights of the People in the Person of Mr. Caton of Bristol

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 937.50
5Shiercliff (E.)

The Bristol and Hotwell Guide

Bristol1789GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 1,125.00

Bristol Gaol Bill. Bristol, August 4, 1792.

Bristol, 1792GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 300.00

Broadside.- A List of Persons Killed and Wounded (At The Late Riots in Bristol respecting the Bridge Tolls.)

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 687.50

Bristol Channel Docks. A Necessity for Bristol. Letter from the Right Worshipful The Mayor, E.S. Robinson, Esq.,

Bristol1867GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Wilt Thou Be Made Whole: or, the Virtues and Efficacy of the Water of Glastonbury

1751GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 300.00
10Ilett (P.B., surveyor, of Taunton)

Map of the Parish of Broadway Somerset

n.d. [c. 1820s]GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 500.00

The Sorrowful Lamentation of Chas. and Matt. Wednore, now lying under Sentence of Ieath [sic.], in Taunton Gaol

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 625.00
12Clinch (William)

An Historical Essay on the Rise and Progress of the Small-pox

1724GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,125.00
13Jenner (Edward) [Hooper (Robert)]

The Surgeon's Vade-mecum; containing the Symptoms, Causes, Diagnois, Prognosis, and Treatment of Surgical Dieseases

1809GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,062.50
14Jenner (Rev. George Charles)

The Evidence at Large, as Laid Before the Committee of the House of Commons, Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation

1805GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,375.00
15Jenner (Rev. George Charles)

The Evidence at Large, as Laid Before the Committee of the House of Commons, Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation

1805GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
16Jenner (Rev. G.C.)

[Dossie (Robert)] The Elaboratory laid open, or, the Secrets of Modern Chemistry and Pharmacy

1758GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 275.00

Moseley (Benjamin) A Treatise on the Lues Bovilla; or Cow Pox

1804GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,250.00

Ring (John) A Treatise on the Cow-Pox; containing the History of Vaccine Inoculation

[1801-03].GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 3,000.00

Woodville (William) Reports of a Series of Inoculations for the Variolae Vaccinae, or Cow-pox...

1799GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,750.00

[Rampalle (Jean Antoine)] La Chyromantie Naturelle de Ronphyle

Paris,1665GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 400.00

Breithaupt (Christian) Ars decifratoria sive scientia occultas scripturas solvendi et legendi

Helmstadt, 1737GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00
22Freind (John)

Chymical Lectures: in which almost all the Operations of Chymistry are reduced to their True Principles, and the Laws of Nature

1712GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 687.50
23Medical Recipes

[Collection of recipes, mostly medicinal], manuscript

n.d., dated in text 1725 & first half of the 18th century.GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 7,250.00
24Newton (Sir Isaac)

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, vol.2 only (of 2)

1729GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,375.00
25Porta (Giovanni Baptista della)

De occultis literarum notis...,

Montbeliard,1593GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 750.00
  • <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>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
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