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Auction Name Prints Total Sales (GBP) 684,737.00
Auction Date 07/15/2014 - 07/15/2014 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 464,300.00
Sale Number #21601 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 675,700.00
Total Lots 146
Sold Lots 85 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 819,300.00
% of Lots Sold 58.22% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 1,199,400.00
Unsold Lots 61 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 57.09%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
121 Lucian Freud

Pluto Aged Twelve

2000 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 85,300.00
18 Sybil Andrews CPE

Racing

1934 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 43,750.00
76 Salvador Dali

Dante Alighieri: La Divine ComAdie 100 3 folios

1960-64 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 40,000.00
4 Albrecht Durer

St Jerome in his study unframed

1514 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 32,500.00
25 Ethel Spowers

Children's Hoops

1936 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 30,000.00
7 Joseph Mallord William Turner

Liber Studiorum 71 in 2 folio boxes

1807-1819 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 27,500.00
27 Ethel Spowers

The Rain Cloud

1931 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 26,250.00
143 Andy Warhol

Apple, from Ads

1985 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 22,500.00
15 Sybil Andrews CPE

The Giant Cable or The New Cable

1931 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 18,750.00
101 David Hockney

Kaisarion and All His Beauty

1961 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 13,125.00
19 Sybil Andrews CPE

The Timber Jim

1932 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 12,500.00
6 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Peter and John healing the cripple at the gate of the temple

1659 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
13 Cyril Edward Power

Skaters

circa 1932 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
29 Eveline W. Syme

Belgian Street

circa 1931 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
81 Various Artists

Eddy Batache: La MysticitA Charnelle de RenA Crevel 13 vol

1976 by Editions Georges Visat GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
45 Henri Matisse

Danseuse endormie au divan, from Dix Danseuses unframed

1925-6 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,500.00
40 Otto Dix

Der SelbstmArder, Plate I from Tod und Auferstehung unframed

1922 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
54 Marc Chagall

Peace Rediscovered, from The Odyssea II

1975 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
95 Sir Peter Blake

Alphabet 26 unframed

1991 GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
103 David Hockney RA

Pool Made with Paper and Blue Ink for Book unframed & vol

1980 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
122 Jeff Koons

Puppy (Vase)

1998 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
146 Roy Lichtenstein

Yellow Brushstroke

1985 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
32 Dame Eileen Mayo

Water Carrier

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
94 Patrick Caulfield

Some Poems of Jules Laforgue 28 vol

1973 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
104 David Hockney RA

Vertical Dogs

1995 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <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>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Copper Printing Plate for "Marshall's Household Engraving of Washington." $500 to $1000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Important Documentary Painting Showing Baseball Great Ty Cobb in Cuba. $1,000 to $2,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> <i>Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age</i>, Inscribed by Bill Wilson. $500 to $1,000
    <b>Leland Little: Important Spring Auction. March 3, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983), <i>Prise à l'hameçon.</i> $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> Maurice Dufrène (French, 1876-1955), <i>Rayon des Soieries</i>. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Mar. 3:</b> William Pope.L (American, b. 1955), <i>Intimacy Project</i>. $2,000 to $4,000
  • <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Collection of 131 Herbert Ponting gelatin silver contact prints of Antartica, £6000-8000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of several lots of Henri Cartier-Bresson gelatin silver prints, £200-300
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Vintage gelatin silver print of Diego Rivera by Leonard McCombe, £300-500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Julia Margaret Cameron of Sir John Herschel (April, 1867), £30,000-50,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Julia Margaret Cameron, Love, 1864 (from the Norman album), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print by Lewis Carroll of Twyford School Eleven (Summer Term, 1859), £1000-1500
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Albumen print portrait by Lewis Carroll of Xie Kitchin as 'Dane' (Oxford, 1873), £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Calotype print (c1845) by Hill & Adamson of Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake, £3000-4000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Group of 12 waxed paper negatives of Scottish scenes by Thomas Keith, mid-1850s, £3000-5000
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> One of 15 lots of Roger Fenton salt prints of his work in the Crimea, mid-1850s, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Quarter plate ambrotype (c.1860s) with ethnographic portrait of a woman seated at a table, £400-600
    <b>Dominic Winter, March 9:</b> Rare whole plate thermoplastic union case of the Landing of Columbus (c.1858),part of the John Hannavy collection, £1500-2000
  • <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>
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