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Auction Name Books - Internet Bidstart 11/23 - PREVIEW Total Sales (USD) 75,461.00
Auction Date 11/30/2017 - 11/30/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 77,670.00
Sale Number #63 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 101,340.00
Total Lots 438
Sold Lots 188 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 174,815.00
% of Lots Sold 42.92% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 221,700.00
Unsold Lots 250 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 34.04%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 ADAM TAS AND JACOBUS VAN DER HEIDEN

CONTRA-DEDUCTIE - EXCEEDINGLY RARE WILLEM ADRIAAN VAN DER STEL and ADAM TAS BOOK - AN EARLY CAPE/VERGELEGEN ITEM 

1712 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 8,400.00
6 Fry (W. Ellerton)

OCCUPATION OF MASHONALAND

1891 USD 7,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,000.00
4 Charles Du-Val & Charles Deecker (Editors)

NEWS OF THE CAMP - ALL 40 ISSUES - BOUND PRESENTATION COPY WITH INTERLEAVED ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS

1880-1881 USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,625.00
42 [Oates (C.G.) Editor]]

MATABELE LAND AND THE VICTORIA FALLS

1881 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,200.00
234 Thomas GAGE

A New Survey of the West-Indies being a Journal of Three thousand and Three hundred Miles within ... America ... fourth edition.

1699 USD 1,800.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,100.00
7 FitzPatrick, Sir J. Percy

JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD (signed by the author)

1907 USD 2,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,000.00
225 Maharaj (Mac) Editor

REFLECTIONS IN PRISON (Collectors' Edition signed by Mandela and other prominent ANC leaders)

2001 USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,000.00
254 Kidd (Mary Maytham)

ALBUM OF ORIGINAL SKETCHES

USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 1,838.00
46 Powell-Cotton (Major P.H.G.)

IN UNKNOWN AFRICA

1904 USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,750.00
3 Phil du Plessis, Stephen Gray & Others (Editors)

IZWI / VOICE / STEM - AN ALMOST COMPLETE SET OF 18 1SSUES.

1971 - 1974 USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,575.00
300 BYRON, Edmund (1843-1921)

What We Did in South Africa in 1873. Printed for private circulation.

1874 USD 500.00 - 500.00 USD 1,365.00
184 Battiss (Walter)

BUSHMAN ART, Portfolio Number One.

No date (circa 1940) USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,260.00
197 Captain William Urquhart

THE OUTBREAK ON THE WITWATERSRAND MARCH 1922

1922 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,200.00
23 Dickinson (Captain Francis Arthur)

LAKE VICTORIA TO KHARTOUM WITH RIFLE & CAMERA

1910 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 1,155.00
8 Hobhouse (Emily)

THE BRUNT OF THE WAR (presentation copy)

1902 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 1,050.00
314 Henry M. Stanley

Through the Dark Continent

1878 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,050.00
260 Barrow (John)

A VOYAGE TO COCHINCHINA IN THE YEARS 1792 & 1793:

1806 USD 1,250.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,000.00
301 Meiring, Jane

Jock - The Art of Edmund Caldwell

1978 & 1982 USD 800.00 - 900.00 USD 884.00
13 Brocklehurst (Capt.Henry Courtney)

GAME ANIMALS OF THE SUDAN

1931 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 840.00
21 Cotton (William Bensley)

SPORT IN THE EASTERN SUDAN

1912 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 840.00
178 Sparrman (Andrew)

A VOYAGE TO THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE TOWARDS THE ANTARCTIC POLAR CIRCLE ROUND THE WORLD

1785 USD 900.00 - 1,000.00 USD 800.00
27 Findlay (Frederick Roderick Noble

BIG GAME SHOOTING AND TRAVEL IN SOUTH-EAST AFRICA

1903 USD 800.00 - 900.00 USD 788.00
193 Stern (Irma)

ZANZIBAR

1948 USD 900.00 - 1,000.00 USD 788.00
20 Chapman (Abel)

SAVAGE SUDAN

1921 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 750.00
38 Lyell (Denis D.)

THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT AND ITS HUNTERS

1924 USD 1,000.00 - 1,250.00 USD 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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