Auction Reports

Dominic Winter Book Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Printed Books, Maps and Documents
Auction Date
12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Sale Number
#735
Total Lots
525
Sold Lots
477
Lots Sold
90.86%
Unsold Lots
48
Total Sales (GBP)
419,484.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
169,670.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
255,370.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
182,620.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
274,510.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
152.81%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
326 Rheticus (Georg Joachim; former owner).

De Cosmographiae rudimentis

1561 GBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 38,400.00
143 Rossi (Giacomo Giovanni de).

Atlas Mercurio Geografico

circa 1692 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 13,800.00
394 Faraday (Michael, 1791-1867).

An iron filings diagram fixed on wax blue paper

circa 1850s GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 12,000.00
232 Donne (John).

Devotions 3rd edition

1627 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 10,200.00
207 Edgar (Thomas, editor).

The Lawes Resolutions of Womens Rights

1632 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 7,200.00
214

Law. Sammelband of English legal tracts

[c.1590]-1610 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 6,000.00
233 Donne (John).

Poems 3rd edition

1639 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 5,280.00
317 Mandeville (Bernard).

The Fable of the Bees

1714 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 5,280.00
202 Bracton (Henry de).

De legibus Angliae

1569 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 5,280.00
336 Campbell (Colen).

Vitruvius Britannicus or The British Architect

[1725 or later] GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 5,040.00
323 Plato.

The Republic in English

1763 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 4,800.00
346 Rubens (Peter Paul, 1577-1640).

Twelve Famous Greek and Roman Men

1638 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 4,800.00
197 Moffett (Thomas).

Insectorum sive minimorum animalium theatrum

1634 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 4,800.00
250 Aggiunti (Niccolo).

Oratio de Mathematicae

1627 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 4,560.00
239 Evelyn (Mary).

Mundus Muliebris: or the Ladies Dressing-Room unlock'd

1690 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 4,080.00
380 Lincoln (Abraham).

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Documents

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 4,080.00
15 Camden (William).

Britain or a Chorographicall description...

1610 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,840.00
136 Gentleman's Magazine: or

Monthly Intelligencer, 45 volumes, a broken run

1734-1826 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,840.00
292 Clifton (Richard).

The Plea for Infants and Elder People

1610 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 3,600.00
221 Pufendorf (Samuel von).

De jure naturae et gentium libri octo

1672 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 3,360.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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