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Auction Name
Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Auction Date
09/20/2018 - 09/20/2018
Sale Number
#2067
Total Lots
148
Sold Lots
113
Lots Sold
76.35%
Unsold Lots
35
Total Sales (GBP)
38,493.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
24,230.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
34,690.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
36,690.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
52,520.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
73.29%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
110

Abdullah Frères. A very good group of c.160 cartes de visites

[c.1860 and later]. GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 3,900.00
127 Werner (Johann Carl) and Coenraad Jacob Temminck.

Atlas des Oiseaux d'Europe

1842 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,235.00
125 Mudie (Robert)

The Feathered Tribes of the British Islands

1834 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 1,105.00
28 Ovidius Naso (Publius)

Opera

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,105.00
132 Phillips (Tom)

Dante's Inferno

1985 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,040.00
9

Regni Chinensis descriptio

1639 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,040.00
33 Henri III

Recueil de diverses pieces servant à l'histoire de Henri III

1666 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 975.00
124 Montagu (George)

Ornithological Dictionary; or

1802 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 910.00
128 Whitely (H[enry])

Natural History of British Birds

GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 845.00
27 Cluverius (Philippus)

Introductionis in Universam Geographiam

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 845.00
139 Dürer (Albrecht, 1471-1528)

The Martyrdom of the Ten Thousand

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 780.00
63 Suetonius Tranquillus (Caius)

The Historie of Twelve Caesars, Emperors of Rome

1606 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 780.00
102 Frith (Francis)

Gems of Photographic Art

[c.1865]. GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 715.00
145 Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)

Three Oriental Figures (Jacob and Laban?)

1641 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 650.00
82 Dickens (Charles)

The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

1844 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 598.00
100 Brown (Edward)

A Brief Account of some Travels in Hungaria, Austria, Servia, Styria, Bulgaria, ... and Friuli

1673 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 520.00
64 Sprigge (Joshua)

Anglia Rediviva: Englands Recovery;

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 494.00
97 Frith (Francis, publisher)

Photographs of the Abbeys and Castles of England. Irish and American Scenery

[1870s]. GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 468.00
122 Jardine (Sir William)

The Birds of Great Britain and Ireland

11 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 442.00
126 Schlegel (Hermann)

Fauna Van Nederland, Vogels [& De Vogels van Nederland]

GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 442.00

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  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000
  • <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 Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
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