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Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers: Fine Sale - Day 3: Books

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Auction Name Fine Sale - Day 3: Books Total Sales (GBP) 20,856.00
Auction Date 11/30/2017 - 11/30/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 14,090.00
Sale Number #113017 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 18,340.00
Total Lots 88
Sold Lots 59 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 23,660.00
% of Lots Sold 67.05% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 30,950.00
Unsold Lots 29 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 67.39%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1458 J K ROWLING

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

1998 GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 2,640.00
1387 *LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, RA (1887-1976, BRITISH)

“Britain at Play”

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,280.00
1388 *LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, RA (1887-1976, BRITISH)

“The Pond”

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,280.00
1460 HARRIET BEECHER STOWE

UNCLE TOM’S CABIN, illustrated George Cruikshank

1852 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,740.00
1337 *CHARLES JOHNSON PAYNE “SNAFFLES” (1884-1967, BRITISH)

“The Staff College drag hunt”

GBP 700.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,104.00
1340 *CHARLES JOHNSON PAYNE “SNAFFLES” (1884-1967, BRITISH)

“The Season 1939-40”

GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 528.00
1403 *DAME ELISABETH FRINK (1930-1993, BRITISH)

“The Shipman’s Tale”

GBP 450.00 - 550.00 GBP 528.00
1393 *STANLEY ANDERSON, RA, RWS, RE (1884-1966, BRITISH)

“The Tree Fellers”

GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 504.00
1423 SIR WALTER RALEGH [RALEIGH]:

THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD, IN FIVE BOOKS

1677 GBP 300.00 - 350.00 GBP 444.00
1428

LATE 19TH CENTURY MEIJI PERIOD JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

GBP 400.00 - 500.00 GBP 444.00
1389 *LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, RA (1887-1976, BRITISH)

“Deal”

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 396.00
1427 W SHELDON RIDGE:

THE PROVINCES OF CHINA: A SURVEY OF THEIR ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL RESOURCES, Shanghai, 1910, “With a preface by Col C D Bruce, author of “In the Footsteps of Marco Polo””, 187, [1]pp, printed black and white map loosely inserted, “The property of the aut

1933 GBP 80.00 - 100.00 GBP 372.00
1434 CHRISTOPHER R W NEVINSON

MODERN WAR PAINTINGS

1917 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 372.00
1476 THOMAS HARDY

THE WORKS OF THOMAS HARDY IN PROSE AND VERSE

1912-1919 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 372.00
1435 JAMES SOWERBY

ENGLISH BOTANY; OR, COLOURED FIGURES OF BRITISH PLANTS, edited John T Boswell Syme

1863-1886 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 324.00
1456 WILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE

LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE,

1906 GBP 180.00 - 220.00 GBP 300.00
1457 J K ROWLING

THE COMPLETE HARRY POTTER COLLECTION

GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 276.00
1482 GEORGE ELIOT

THE MILL ON THE FLOSS

1907 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 276.00
1336 *CHARLES JOHNSON PAYNE “SNAFFLES” (1884-1967, BRITISH)

“A Bona Fide Fox chaser”

GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 264.00
1338 *CHARLES JOHNSON PAYNE “SNAFFLES” (1884-1967, BRITISH)

“Andsome is”

GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 264.00
1478 WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, edited and revised by the Rev Alexander Dyce

1895 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 264.00
1362 *VALERIE THORNTON (1931-1991, BRITISH)

“East Anglian shore”

1967 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 252.00
1424 CAPTAIN JAMES COOK:

THE JOURNAL OF HMS RESOLUTION 1772-1775,

1981 GBP 200.00 - 250.00 GBP 240.00
1448 SAMUEL JOHNSON

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

1833 GBP 150.00 - 180.00 GBP 228.00
1438 RB MARSTON (EDITED)

THE FISHING GAZETTE

1926 GBP 180.00 - 220.00 GBP 192.00
  • <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>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
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