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Auction Name
Antiquarian and Collectable Books Auction
Auction Date
08/06/2020 - 08/06/2020
Sale Number
#80620
Total Lots
274
Sold Lots
256
Lots Sold
93.43%
Unsold Lots
18
Total Sales (GBP)
19,582.10
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
12,235.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
18,325.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
13,730.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
20,610.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
95.01%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
101 FIELDING T. H. & WALTON J.

 A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes.

1821 GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 885.00
211 HARTLEY MARIE.

 The Yorkshire Dales and The Yorkshire Dales - A Further Selection.

1989 & 1991. GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 590.00
160 THE RAILWAY BELL & ILLUSTRATED LONDON ADVERTISER.

 Map of London.

N.d. GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 495.60
236 MEYER H. L.

Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & Their Eggs.

1853 GBP 400.00 - 500.00 GBP 472.00
38 CLARE JOHN.

The Village Minstrel & Other Poems.

1823 GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 448.40
52

Burgh of Haddington Against the Earl of Wemyss.

1842-1845. GBP 60.00 - 100.00 GBP 413.00
113

Photographs.  Oblong folio Victorian album, poor bdgs.

1886-1888. GBP 60.00 - 100.00 GBP 247.80
204 WILLS W. A. & COLINRIDGE L. T.

 The Downfall of Lobengula, the Cause, History & Effects of the Matabeli War.

1894 GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 236.00
257 HEWETSON W. B. (Trans).

 William Tell or Swisserland Delivered by the Chevalier De Florian.

1809 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 224.20
108 ASHFORD DAISY.

 The Young Visiters.

1919 GBP 30.00 - 50.00 GBP 224.20
145 GRIMM JACOB.

 Deutsche Mythologie.

1844 GBP 200.00 - 250.00 GBP 224.20
27 WORDWORTH WILLIAM.

 A Description of the Scenery of the Lakes in the North of England.

1823 GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 212.40
84 SIMMS RUPERT.

 Bibliotheca Staffordiensis.

1894 GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 212.40
137 FIELDING T.H. & WALTON J.

 A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes.

1821 GBP 180.00 - 250.00 GBP 200.60
142 GRIMM WILHELM CARL.

Ueber Deutsche Runen.

1821 GBP 350.00 - 450.00 GBP 200.60
42 BYRON LORD.

 The Siege of Corinth, A Poem: Parisina, A Poem.

1816 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 188.80
213 LOUIS XV.

16 line fldg. manuscript folio document on thin vellum, various engrossments & signatures & signed "Louis".

c.1731. GBP 60.00 - 100.00 GBP 188.80
217 MILLAIS J. G.

 The Mammals of Great Britain & Ireland.

1904 GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 188.80
222 THORBURN ARCHIBALD.

 British Mammals.

1920 GBP 120.00 - 180.00 GBP 177.00
20 CONSTABLE JOHN.

 English Landscape Scenery, A Series of Forty Mezzotinto Engravings...

1855 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 177.00
  • <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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