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Chiswick Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Books & Works on Paper including Aviation & Transport
Auction Date
07/31/2020 - 07/31/2020
Sale Number
#543
Total Lots
355
Sold Lots
258
Lots Sold
72.68%
Unsold Lots
97
Total Sales (GBP)
189,570.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
107,260.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
152,660.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
145,030.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
206,140.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
91.96%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
68

Bible, English The Byble

1551 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 17,500.00
309 Emerson (P.H.)

Pictures of East Anglian Life Illustrated

1888 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
271 Matisse (Henri)

Odalisque au coffret rouge

1926 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
311

Photography.- Thomson (J) & Adolphe Smith Street Life in London

1877-88 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
88

Missal.- Missale ad Usum Ecclesie Sarisburiensis

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 7,250.00
307 Coburn (Alvin Langdon)

London

1909 GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 GBP 5,500.00
310 Emerson (P.H.)

Marsh Leaves

1895 GBP 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 GBP 4,750.00
98 Richardson (Samuel)]

Pamela

1741-42 but 1740-41 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 4,250.00
198

Abstract Expressionism.- 4 vol.

GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 GBP 4,250.00
209 [Rackham (Arthur) Ills.] Grimm (Jacob and Wilhelm)

Grimm's Fairy Tales

1909 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 3,500.00
220 Emerson (P.H.)

Wild Life on a Tidal Water

1890 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,250.00
11 Boscovich (Roger Joseph)

Philosopiae Naturalis Theoria redacta

1759 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 3,000.00
337

Verve.- A collection of Verve issues and others

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 3,000.00
294 Chagall (Marc)

Maternité

1954 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,750.00
306

Photography.- [Davies (George Christopher)] [The Scenery of the Broads and Rivers of Norfolk and Suffolk (including Decoys)]

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,750.00
278

Mauve de la lune

1952 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,375.00
36 [Lalieu (Paul)] & Nicolas Beautour

Philosophia particularis ...

1735 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 2,250.00
277 Sister Magdalen Mary (or Maggie, instructor) & Kent (Corita, artist)

A collection of 11 "limited edition' original serigraph posters created by or after Sister Corinta Kent

1964-65 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 2,125.00
221 Picasso (Pablo)

Mes Dessins d'Antibes

1958 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 2,125.00
299 Miró (Joan)

Composition sur fond vert

1950 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,000.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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