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Forum Auctions

Auction House Name Forum Auctions
Site URL https://www.forumauctions.co.uk
About Us Forum Auctions is London's specialist auction house for Antiquarian Books and Manuscripts, 20th Century Literature, Modern & Contemporary Art and Editions, Old Master Prints and Drawings, Photographs and other Works on Paper. Forum Auctions has been established to address the needs of international collectors in all Works on Paper categories and further benefits from premises in New York and Italy. Fielding an exceptional senior team of experienced specialists, we aim to provide both vendors and buyers with a 21st century auction service, combining all the advantages presented by today's internet technology together with those attributes of the traditional auction experience that simply cannot be replicated online. Our signature sales are presented in comprehensively illustrated and researched catalogues and physically auctioned alongside our user-friendly internet and phone bidding facilities. Additionally, and in recognition of changes in the market over recent years, we will also be offering a revolving series of curated online auction events, in all cases making the material conveniently available for pre-sale viewing.
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Zipcode SW8 4LP
Contact Number +44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Buyer's Fee Buyer's premium (including 20% VAT) is charged on the following rates: 30% up to £150,000; 24% between £150,001 to £1,000,000; 14.4% above HP £1,000,000
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AUCTION LIST

May 23, 2024 - May 23, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #897
May 30, 2024 - May 30, 2024, Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, #1146
June 11, 2024 - June 11, 2024, Only Banksy, #1155
June 13, 2024 - June 13, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #61324
June 27, 2024 - June 27, 2024, Online sale: the Library of the late John Collins, #62724
July 03, 2024 - July 03, 2024, Editions and Works on Paper, #1147
July 05, 2024 - July 05, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #915
July 18, 2024 - July 18, 2024, Fine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper, #1148
July 25, 2024 - July 25, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #916
July 31, 2024 - July 31, 2024, Summer Selection: Modern & Contemporary Editions, #62724
August 08, 2024 - August 08, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #80824
August 21, 2024 - August 21, 2024, Online Sale: Modern and Contemporary Editions, #82124
August 22, 2024 - August 22, 2024, Online Sale: Travel Books, Maps and Atlases, #82224
September 05, 2024 - September 05, 2024, Online Sale: Modern Literature, #90524
September 19, 2024 - September 19, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #91924
September 26, 2024 - September 26, 2024, Fine Books, Manuscripts, and Works on Paper, #92624
October 10, 2024 - October 10, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #101024
October 24, 2024 - October 24, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #102424
November 07, 2024 - November 07, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #110724
November 12, 2024 - November 12, 2024, Winter Selection: Modern and Contemporary Editions, #111224
November 12, 2024 - November 12, 2024, Winter Selections: Modern and Contemporary Editions, #111224
November 21, 2024 - November 21, 2024, Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, #112124
November 28, 2024 - November 28, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #112824
December 05, 2024 - December 05, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #120524
December 19, 2024 - December 19, 2024, Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, #121924

  • Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, first hardback edition, 1997. £40,000 to £60,000.
    Forum, July 18: Binding.- Lucian of Samosata Opuscula Erasmo Roterodamo interprete, first Aldine edition, Venice, Heirs of Aldus Manutius and A, 1516. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bacon (Sir Francis). De Dignitate et Augmentis Scientiarum Libri IX, Pierre Gassendi's copy gifted him by Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, Paris, Typis Petri Mettayer, 1624. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: Shakespeare (William). The First Part of Henry the Fourth, with the Life and Death of Henry, Sirnamed Hot-Spurre…, Printed by Isaac Jaggard, and Ed. Blount, 1623. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Darwin (Charles). On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, third edition, presentation inscription 'From the Author' in a secretary's hand, John Murray, 1861. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Teague (Violet). Geraldine Rede. Night Fall in the Ti-Tree, first edition, Melbourne, Sign of the Rabbit, 1905; and another. £10,000 to £15,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: India.- Primrose (Gen. James Maurice). Collection of 24 original drawings from his time in India with the 43rd Regiment of Foot, circa 1855 to 1864. £10,000 to £15,000.
    Forum, July 18: Manet (Édouard). Trente Eaux-fortes originales, the complete portfolio, Paris, A. Stroelin, 1905. £8,000 to £12,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bible, English. [The Holy Bible], first edition of the King James Bible, the Great 'He' Bible, [Robert Barker], [1611]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: America.- Mathews (Alfred E.) Pencil Sketches of Montana, first edition, New York, Published by the Author, 1868. £6,000 to £8,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bawden (Edward). Original dust-jacket artwork for 'The Outsider' by Albert Camus, [c.1946]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    Forum, July 18: World.- Fries (Laurent). Tabula Nova Totius Orbis, woodcut map, [c.1541]. £3,000 to £5,000.
  • Sotheby’s, July 11: Galileo, Document annotated and signed by Galileo, dated Padua, 1595. £500,000 to £700,000.
  • Bonhams, July 15-25: THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION OF ISRAEL WITKOWER. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: GEORGE WASHINGTON SIGNED DISCHARGE. June 9, 1783. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: "Shhhhh!" A DAVID SHANNON ILLUSTRATION FROM DAVID GETS IN TROUBLE. $2,500 - $3,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: PICASSO, PABLO. Le Carmen des Carmen. Paris, 1964. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: RARE AUTOGRAPH OF AMERICAN NAVAL HERO CAPTAIN JAMES MUGFORD. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: KARA WALKER SILHOUETTES FOR TONI MORRISON'S FIVE POEMS. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FIRST APPEARANCE OF PINOCCHIO IN ENGLISH. COLLODI, CARLO.New York, 1892. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: BONAPARTE, JOSEPHINE. Autograph Note (unsigned) in French. $1,000 - $1,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FROST ON MATTHEW ARNOLD.Autograph Letter Signed to Adams, July 27, 1934. $800 - $1,200
    Bonhams, July 15-25: ELIAS BOUDINOT'S COPY OF BARLOW'S COLUMBIAN EPIC. $800 - $1,200
    Bonhams, July 15-25: A SIGNED HART CRANE BROOKLYN BRIDGE POSTCARD TO EDWARD DAHLBERG. $600 - $800
    Bonhams, July 15-25: A STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY THE "QUEEN OF WALL STREET," HETTY GREEN. $700 - $900