Bonhams: Prints and Multiples, 24643, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
03/28/2018 - 03/28/2018
Page Size: 312 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

The Triumphs of Caesar: The Elephants

circa 1498GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,187.00
2Various Artists

Collection of 16th Century German Prints

circa 1550GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,500.00
3Master IAM of Zwolle

The Calvary

circa 1518GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,750.00
4Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

A Hurdy-Gurdy Player followed by Children at the Door of a House (The Schoolmaster)

1641GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
5Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Five Plates from Vedute di Roma

1753-1772GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,125.00
6Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Five Plates from Vedute di Roma

1800-1807GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,125.00
7Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Three Plates from Vedute di Roma

1800-1807GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,625.00
8Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Four Plates from Vedute di Roma

1729-1753GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,125.00
9James Gillray

A group of weather caricatures: 'Delicious Weather', 'Sad Sloppy Weather', 'Dreadful Hot Weather', 'Fine Bracing Weather'

London1808GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
10James Gillray

Blowing up the Pic Nic's - or - Harlequin Quixote attacking the Puppets

London1802GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
11James Gillray

Duke William's Ghost

London1799GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
12James Gillray

The Explanation

London1798GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 500.00
13James Gillray

Supplementary-Militia, turning out for Twenty-Days Amusement

London1796GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00GBP 437.00
14James Abbott McNeill Whistler

Drury Lane, from 'A Set of Twenty-six Etchings (Second Venice Set)'

1880-81GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
15James Abbott McNeill Whistler

The Silk Dress

1875GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
16James Abbott McNeill Whistler

The Little Mast, from 'First Venice Set'

signed with the butterfly and inscribed 'imp' in pencil on the tab lower left1879-80GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,125.00
17Augustus Edwin John O.M.

The Charwoman

GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 375.00
18After Sir Claude Francis Barry R.B.A.

Dolce Aqua Moonlight

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 937.00
19Edward Wadsworth

Modern Woodcutters 4

London,1921GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 40,000.00
20Robert Bevan

The Horse Mart (Barbican No. 1); Horse dealers at the Barbican (No.2); Horse Dealer's (Ward's No. 1)

1919-1921GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,500.00
21Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson A.R.A

La Butte Montmartre

1922GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 500.00
22Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson A.R.A

Column on the March

1917GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
23Dame Laura Knight, RA, RWS


GBP 500.00 - 500.00GBP 312.00
24Various Artists

Bye-Bye to Bowd

London GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
25Robin Tanner

Christmas; Easter

1929; 1970GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
  • <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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