Bonhams: Prints

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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


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


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:</b> Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis</i>, signed and inscribed first edition, New York, 1934. Price Realized: $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederic Goudy, <i>Ecclesiates or the Preacher</i>, illuminated manuscript, circa 1890. Price Realized: $8,750,<br>an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Hendrik Doncker, <i>De Zee-Atlas</i>, with 31 hand-colored maps, circa 1665. Price Realized: $125,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon</i>, first edition, New York, 1830. Price Realized: $55,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Petrus Lombardus, <i>Sententiarum libri IV</i>, manuscript in Latin, Bohemia, dated 1463. Price Realized: $45,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Douglass, autograph letter signed, attesting<br>to the character of Harriet Tubman, October 1864. Price Realized: $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Egon Schiele, five-page Autograph Letter Signed, indignant at military interference in his art, October 1918. Price Realized: $33,800, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Large illuminated manuscript sheet with calligraphic and botanical borders, Ottoman Empire, early 19th century. Price Realized: $27,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Evelyn Waugh, <i>Vile Bodies</i>, first edition, London, 1930. Price Realized: $18,750, an auction record.
    <b>Swann:</b> Diego Luis de San Vitores, first report by the first missionary to the Marianas Islands, Mexico, 1669. Price Realized: $46,800
  • <b>Bonhams London: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 24 June 2015</b>
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> ENGELS (FRIEDRICH). Papers of Friedrich Engels as Corresponding Secretary. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1875-6. Illustrated autograph journal kept <br>by Commander Albert Hastings Markham. Est. $160,000-240,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> TURING (ALAN). Autograph letter signed ("Alan Turing"). Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> MALLORY (GEORGE LEIGH). Series of thirty-four autograph letters and cards.<br>Est. $63,000-94,000.
    <b>Bonhams London June 24:</b> JOYCE (JAMES). <i>Ulysses</i>, First Edition, Number 282 OF 750 Copies. <br>Est. $94,000-130,000.
  • <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> ENGLISH CIVIL WAR. A collection of 23 phamplets. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> CARROLL, LEWIS. Complete set of five watercolour drawnings for 'Songs from Alice in Wonderland'. £5,000-£7,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BONAPARTE, NAPOLEON. Lock of <br>his hair mounted on paper. <br> £5,000-£7,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. <i>The Decent of Man</i>, Inscribed by Darwin for his daughter. £20,000-£30,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> [FLEMING, Alexander]. Presentation sample of the mould that produces penicillin. £7,000-£10,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> GRAHAME, Kenneth--Wolfendale, Timothy. <i>The Wind in the Willows</i>. £7,000-£9,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BIBLE. NEW TESTAMENT. English, Tyndale's Version. £25,000-£35,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b><br>Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord. Autographed Letter Signed, to Earl of Blessington. £10,000-£15,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations.</b>
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> [BRONTE, Charlotte]. 2 watercolours of the flowers attributed to Charlotte Bronte. C.1839. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> CRUIKSHANK, George. Album of letters, watercolours, sketches... £6,000-£8,000.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> WORDSWORTH, William. Catalogue of the varied and valuable Historical Poetical. £6,000-£7,500.
    <b>Sotheby's London July 14th.</b> BEARDSLEY, Aubrey--MALORY, Sir Thomas. Le Morte Darthur. <i>Dent</i>, 1893-94. £25,000-£30,000.
  • <b>Cowan's Auctions American History: Featuring Artifacts and Photographs. Online Bidding Ends July 13.</b>
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Turner Family Archive: James Monroe Presidential Signed Land Grant.<br>Est. $500-700.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> German Pioneer and Denver, Colorado, Settler, Archive Includes Diary, Photograph, and Gold Scales.<br>Est $350-700.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> 12th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. D, Civil War Veteran's Medal. Est $300-500.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Spanish American War-Period Correspondence from Charles E. Smith. Est $300-600.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions American History: Featuring Artifacts and Photographs. Online Bidding Ends July 13.</b>
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Books on Christianity. Lot of 10. <i>Debate on the Evidences of Christianity</i>... Est $200-400.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> <br>Sixth Plate Ambrotype and CDV of Capt. William Greene Turner, Co. G, 2nd Rhode Island. Est $300-500.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> <br>Rare 1869 Stevens Patent Playing Cards. Complete set of 56 cards.<br>Est $200-300.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b><br> <i>The Answer of the Commissioners of the Kingdom of Scotland</i>, 1647.<br>Est $100-150.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions American History: Featuring Artifacts and Photographs. Online Bidding Ends July 13.</b>
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Confederate and State Currencies.<br>29 issues of paper currency.<br>Est $250-400.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Cartoon with Satan Tempting John Wilkes Booth. Est $300-600.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Cabinet Card of Two American Indians and One Westerner.<br>Est $400-600.
    <b>Cowan's Auctions Ends July 13:</b> Group of Early 20th Century American Indian Photographs... <br> Est $400-600.
  • <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> Latest catalogue - The Russian Turmoil 1917-45: An Émigré perspective
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> S. Anichkova, Baroness Taube, [The Enigma of Lenin]. Prague, c. 1934.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> O. Kugusheva [Wolf Pack]. Berlin, 1940.
    <b>Shapero Rare Books:</b> B.M. Kuznetsov [To Please Stalin / 1945-1946]. Canada, 1968.
  • <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Catalogue 160: Magnificent Books, Manuscripts, & Photographs
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Shakespeare's First Folio (1623)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Charles Darwin family photograph album
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Spectacular album of mammoth photos of the American West by Watkins & others
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Washington family copy of The Federalist (1788)
    <b>19th Century Shop.</b> Underground Railroad runaway broadside (1857)
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