Lyon and Turnbull: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs, 513, Edinburgh

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Auction Report
Auction Date
02/14/2018 - 02/14/2018
Page Size: 547 items in 22 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Dodd, William [Samuel Johnson]

The Convict's Address to his Unhappy Brethren...

London1777GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
2Allen, John Romilly

The Early Christian Monuments of Scotland.

Edinburgh1903GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 525.00

Proceedings of the Orkney Antiquarian Society.

Kirkwall1922-1939GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 813.00
4Balfour, David, Colonel

Ancient Orkney Melodies.

Edinburgh1885GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 150.00
5Balfour, David, Colonel

Ancient Orkney Melodies.

Edinburgh1885GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 150.00
6Barry, George

The History of the Orkney Islands.

Edinburgh1805GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 200.00
7Boswell, James

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson.

London1785GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 188.00
8[Brand, John, of Borrowstounness]

A Brief Description of Orkney, Zetland, Pightland-firth & Caithness...

Edinburgh1701GBP 400.00 - 500.00GBP 688.00
9Church in Orkney & ShetlandCraven, J.B.

History of the Church in Orkney...

Kirkwall1901GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 525.00
10Corbet, C., publisher

A Voyage to Shetland, the Orkneys and the Western Isles of Scotland.

London1751GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 350.00
11Cordiner, Charles

Remarkable Ruins, and Romantic Prospects of North Britain...

London1788-1795GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 450.00

Instructions for the Collectors and Other Officers Employ'd in Her Majesties Customs, &c.

Edinburgh1707GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 213.00
13Daniell, William

A Voyage Round the North and North-West Coast of Scotland...

London1818-1820GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,750.00
14[Dennis, John]

An Essay on the Navy...

London1702GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 225.00
15Dunn, Robert

The Ornithologist's Guide to the Islands of Orkney and Shetland.

London1837GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 238.00
16Edmondston, Arthur

A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands.

Edinburgh1809GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 275.00
17Eunson, George

The Ancient and Present State of Orkney...

Newcastle-upon-Tyne1788GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 313.00
18Farrer, James[Maes-Howe]

Notice of Runic Inscriptions Discovered During Recent Excavations in the Orkneys.

Edinburgh1862GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 275.00
19Fea, James

The Present State of the Orkney Islands Considered.

Edinburgh1775GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 525.00
20Fea, James

Considerations on the Fisheries in the Scotch Islands...

London1787GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 250.00
21Fisheries[Campbell, John]

An Exact and Authentic Account of the Greatest White-Herring-Fishery in Scotland...

London1750GBP 200.00 - 250.00GBP 200.00
22Galloway, Alexander Stewart

State of the Process, Alexander Earl of Galloway, James Fea of Clestren, James Traill younger of Hobister... all Udalmen, and Proprietors of Lands and Heritages in the Islands of Orkney, against James Earl of Morton.

Edinburgh1757GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 325.00
23Grant, Francis J.

The County Families of the Zetland Islands.

Lerwick1893GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 163.00
24[Haldane, James Alexander]

Journal of a Tour through the Northern Counties of Scotland and the Orkney Isles.

Edinburgh1798GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 238.00
25Hall, James

Travels in Scotland, by an Unusual Route: with a Trip to the Orkneys and Hebrides.

London1807GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 200.00
  • <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>
  • <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 29: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Malcolm X, Autograph Letter Signed, from prison, 1950. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Letter from Moses Walker, an enslaved Georgia man, to his mother at another plantation, 1854. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Signed cabinet card of Frederick Douglass, albumen photograph, Boston, circa 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Placard from the Memphis Sanitation Worker's strike, 1968. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b><br><i>The North Star,</i> volume 1, issue 27, Rochester, NY, 1848. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Hand-tinted tintype of John Brown, circa 1860. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Poster signed & inscribed by Huey Newton, circa 1967. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Album of aerial views of the march on Montgomery, taken by federal troops, 1965. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Poster for the SNCC, photograph by Danny Lyon featuring John Lewis, circa 1962. $3,000 to $4,000.
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