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Auction Name
Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Auction Date
07/19/2018 - 07/19/2018
Sale Number
#2059
Total Lots
150
Sold Lots
129
Lots Sold
86.00%
Unsold Lots
21
Total Sales (GBP)
46,387.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
25,270.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
36,120.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
30,330.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
43,350.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
107.01%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
91 Gesner (Konrad)

Gesner (Konrad) Tesauro di Evonomo Filatro de Rimedii Secreti. Lib. Fisico et Mediicinale et in …

1556 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 5,500.00
43

Civil War Pamphlets.- A true and exact Relation Of all the proceedings of Sir Hugh Cholmleys …

1643 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 2,375.00
68 Connellan (Owen)

Ireland.- Connellan (Owen) The Annals of Ireland, Translated from the Original Irish of the Four …

1846 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 2,125.00
107 Carne (John)

Levant.- Carne (John) Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, &c., Illustrated, 3 vol., [c.1836].

c.1836 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,187.50
149 Piroli (Tommaso, 1752-1824)

Frescoes.- Piroli (Tommaso, 1752-1824) A group of ten mythological plates in decorative gilt …

circa 1785 GBP 250.00 - 350.00 GBP 1,000.00
119

Ireland.- Ballooning.- An Authentic Narrative of the Aerial Voyage of Mr. Sadler, across the Irish …

1812 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 875.00
101 Fitch (Robert F.)

China.- Fitch (Robert F.) Hangchow - Checkiang Itineraries, Shanghai, 1935; and 2 others (3)

1935 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 812.50
129 Savage-Armstrong (George Francis)

Ireland.- Savage-Armstrong (George Francis) Stories of Wicklow, 1892; and a quantity of others, …

1892 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 812.50
21 Proclus, Diadochus.

Proclus, Diadochus . De Sphaera Liber, Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1547 § (Carlo Giuseppe) Chronicon …

1547 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 687.50
9 Hunt (Leigh)

Hunt (Leigh).- The Prince of Wales v. The Examiner. A full Report of the Trial of John and Leigh …

[1812]. GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 625.00
120 Camden (William)

Ireland.- Camden (William) Britannia: or, a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and …

1772 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 625.00
128 Reid (Thomas)

Ireland.- Reid (Thomas) Travels in Ireland, 1823; and a quantity of others, Ireland and Irish …

1823 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 625.00
141

Dutch and Flemish old masters.- A good group of 30 prints. [mainly 17th century] (30).

[17th century] GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 625.00
111 Bock (Carl)

South East Asia.- Bock (Carl) The Head-Hunters of Borneo: A Narrative of Travel Up the Mahakkam …

1882 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 600.00
144 Goltzius (Hendrick, 1558-1617)

Goltzius (Hendrik, 1558-1617) Urania, plate 9 from: The Nine Muses, [1592]; and five others, (6).

1592 GBP 120.00 - 180.00 GBP 600.00
11 Hunt (Leigh)

Hunt (Leigh) Hero and Leander, and Bacchus and Ariadne, 1819; and 4 others (5)

1819 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 575.00
63 Russell (Thomas)

Ireland.- Russell (Thomas) A Letter to the People of Ireland, first edition, Belfast, 1796.

1796 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 575.00
108 Barraud (Charles Decimus) and W.T.L.Travers.

New Zealand.- Barraud (Charles Decimus) and W.T.L.Travers. New Zealand: Graphic and Descriptive, …

1877 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 575.00
150 Hollyer (Frederick, 1838-1933)

Hollyer (Frederick, 1838-1933) King Arthur's Tomb, after Rossetti, [circa 1890 and later].

circa 1890 and later GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 575.00
94 Lizars (John)

Lizars (John) A System of Anatomical Plates of the Human Body, 1835.

[?1835]; GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 550.00

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  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <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: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
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