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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: Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Adriaan<br>M. de Groot, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt at His Desk</i>, oil on canvas, 1925. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <br><i>History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark</i>, first edition, Philadelphia, 1814. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Archive of Albert Bumstead's correspondence and photographs relating to Hiram Bingham's Machu Picchu expeditions, 1912-31. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of architectural photographs from the firm of O'Connor & Kilham, 1957-66. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Hank G. Smith, Californy, volume<br>of 15 pencil sketches, circa 1875. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alcoholics Anonymous, first edition, New York, 1939. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana. April 14th.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>Mexican manuscript of inquisition proceedings against a man with a demon tattoo, 1617. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Pictorial portfolio by Louis Lo Monaco of the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> TURING, ALAN MATHISON. 1912-1954. Composition notebook. Refer to department for estimate.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> ENIGMA MACHINE. A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine (aka Heeres Enigma). Est $140,000-180,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BIBLE IN ENGLISH—1611. The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New... Est $100,000-200,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> DECLARATION<br>OF INDEPENDENCE. The Providence Gazette; And Country Journal. <br>Est $80,000-120,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BOWIE, JAMES. 1796-1836. Document Signed "James Bowie". Est $50,000-70,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852. Autograph letter signed "A.A. Lovelace". Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> MELVILLE, HERMAN. 1819-1891. Moby-Dick. <i>Doors Vocalist Jim Morrison's Copy.</i><br>Est $25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean. Est $20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> [KING, AUGUSTA ADA, COUNTESS OF LOVELACE. 1815-1852.] Est. $18,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> CIVIL WAR<br>THE FIRST SECESSION BROADSIDE. Charleston Mercury Extra.<br>Est $15,000-20,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> BILL OF RIGHTS. Gazette of the United States.<br>Est $12,000-18,000.
    <b>Bonhams Apr 13:</b> GEISEL, THEODOR SEUSS. 1904-1991. Original painted clay sculpture, Mulberry Street Unicorn. Est $30,000-50,000.
  • <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer. Scarce first UK edition (and true first) in the original cloth.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye. An iconic work of American literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Goethe, Faust: Ein Fragment. Rare first publication of Goethe’s masterpiece.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings. First editions of Tolkien’s epic fantasy trilogy.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire. Highspot of American theater.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility. Austen’s first published book.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman. A lovely copy, signed by the author.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Jean de La Fontaine, Fables choisies. A tall paper copy of the famous Oudry edition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> John Milton, Paradise Lost. First illustrated edition of Milton’s masterpiece of English literature.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are. Highspot of children’s illustrated books.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Offered here in exceptional condition.
    <b>Whitmore Rare Books.</b> Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian. Most important work of American fiction from the 1980s.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Gold mining boomtown collection of 23 photos<br>of Goldfield, Nevada (1905)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Columbus and New World Exploration manuscript (1512)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> A. J. Russell.<br>The Great West (1869) 50 original mounted photos
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
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