Auction Reports

Dominic Winter Book Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Printed Books, Maps & Documents, The David Wilson Library of Natural History (Pt II), Military Books
Auction Date
09/09/2020 - 09/10/2020
Sale Number
#90920
Total Lots
761
Sold Lots
640
Lots Sold
84.10%
Unsold Lots
121
Total Sales (GBP)
554,934.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
195,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
293,480.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
228,720.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
344,020.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
161.31%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
136 Gould (John)

The Birds of Great Britain, 5 volumes

1862-73 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 61,200.00
470

Reglamentos y Providencias Expedidos…, a sammelband of 21 items

1753-87 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 25,200.00
166 Shelley (George Ernest)

A Monograph of the Nectariniidae, 1st edition

1876-80 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
471

Papeles Varios. A sammelband of 58 Royal Ordinances and Decrees,

1753-1779 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 14,400.00
375 Lyndwood (William)

Constitutiones provinciales ecclesiae Anglica[na]e, Wynkyn de Worde

1499 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 12,600.00
479

Papeles Varios. A pair of sammelbands of manuscript and printed items,

1771-1834 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 8,400.00
149 Meyer (H. L.)

Illustrations of British Birds,

1835-44 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 8,400.00
438 Austen (Jane)

Sense and Sensibility vols. I-II & Pride and Prejudice vol. II, 1st editions

1811-12 GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 8,400.00
486 Castillo y Negrete (Manuel del)

Remedio Politico…, 2 parts in one

1779 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 7,440.00
133 Daniell (William, & Richard Ayton).

A Voyage Round Great Britain, 1st edition

1814-25 GBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 6,960.00
469

Cedulas expedidas por el Consejo de Indias, sammelband of 68 items

1769, 1737-90 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 6,720.00
482

Papeles Varios. A pair of sammelbands relating to the Philippines and China,

c. 1775-1832 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 6,720.00
444 Shelley (Mary Wollstonecraft)

Frankenstein, London: Colburn and Bentley

1831 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 6,000.00
164 Rowley (George Dawson, editor).

Ornithological Miscellany, 1st edition

1875-8 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 6,000.00
393 Carew (Thomas), Davenant (Sir William), .

Poems,

1651 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 5,520.00
144

Ibis. An extensive run, 87 volumes

1861-1958 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 5,520.00
390 Fale (Thomas)

Horologiographia. The Art of Dialling,

1633 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 4,800.00
130 Booth (Edward Thomas).

Rough Notes on Birds Observed during Twenty-Five Years' Shooting, 1st edition

1881-7 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 4,320.00
229 Braun (Georg & Hogenberg Franz)

Londinum Feracissimi...,

1572 - 74 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,960.00
493

Pareceres & Dictamenes. Judgements and Decrees, 7 volumes MS

1790-94 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 3,840.00
  • <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 Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Pride & Prejudice,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1813. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Hancock, Uncommon Privateer Commission, signed as President of Continental Congress, 1777. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright, photograph signed & inscribed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Abraham Lincoln, document signed conscripting troops for first national draft in U.S., 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense & Sensibility,</i> 3 volumes, first edition, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Charles Dickens, <i>American Notes for General Circulation,</i> first edition, inscribed to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., London, 1842. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> John Maynard Keynes, <i>The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money,</i> first edition, London, 1936. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Alexandre Raymond, <i>L’Art Islamique en Orient,</i> 2 volumes, first editions, Péra-Constantinople, 1922-24. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 17:</b> Igor Stravinsky, autograph musical quotation signed, 3 bars from <i>Perséphone,</i> 1936. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <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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