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Auction Name
Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Auction Date
08/13/2020 - 08/13/2020
Sale Number
#2168
Total Lots
258
Sold Lots
231
Lots Sold
89.53%
Unsold Lots
27
Total Sales (GBP)
84,188.75
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
36,900.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
52,510.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
42,320.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
60,190.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
139.87%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
72 Dampier (William)

The Voyages of Capt. Wm. Dampier collected and illustrated by Capt. Layman of the Royal Navy intended for a new edition

n.d. GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 8,125.00
40

Bishop Museum.- Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History

1899-1909 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 3,750.00
67 Swettenham (Frank Athelstane)

Malay Sketches

1895 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 2,125.00
25 Kaempfer (Englebert)

[The History of Japan: Giving an Account of the Antient and Present State of Government of that Empire]

1727 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,625.00
128

Spanish Inquisition.- Relacion del Autillo celebrado...

1788 GBP 60.00 - 80.00 GBP 1,560.00
39

Journal of the Polynesian Society

1898-1984 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,500.00
233 Wierix (Jan "Johannes")

Knight, Death and the Devil

[1564] GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 1,040.00
191 Moysant (Francois)

Bibliotheque Portative des Ecrivains François ou Choix des Meilleurs Morceaux

1803 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,000.00
36 Robley (Major-General)

Moko; or Maori Tattooing

1896 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,000.00
163 Le Neve (Ethel, mistress of Dr. Harvey Crippen, 1883-1967)

Autograph Letter signed to the governor at Pentonville Prison

1910 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 975.00
11 Teesdale (Henry, publisher)

A New General Atlas of the World

1854 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 937.50
18 Cook (Captain James) David (Andrew, editor)

The Charts & Coastal Views of Captain Cook's Voyages

1988-97 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 875.00
93 Ulloa (Antonio de) and Jorge Juan y Santacilla.

A voyage to South-America: describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c.

GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 812.50
148 [O'Rourke (Edmund, actor and playwright, 1814-79), "Edmund Falconer".

The O'Flaherts! [O'Flahertys] or The difficulty of identifying An Irishmen!

[c. 1864]. GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 812.50
24 Martin (Robert Montgomery)

The Indian Empire: Its History, Topography, Government

[c.1860] GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 812.50
131 ?Black (Joseph, chemist and physician, 1728-99)

Dr. Black's Lectures A.D. 1794-5

1794-95. GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 750.00
17 Oliphant (Laurence)

Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan

1859 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 750.00
237 Piranesi (Giovanni Battista)

Veduta della Basilica e Piazza de S. Pietro in Vaticano, from the 'Vedute di Roma'

[1748]. GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 715.00
96 Beattie (William)

The Ports, Harbours & Watering Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain

1842 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 687.50
103 Tasso (Torquato)

Rime nove... composte nell'alma città di Roma

1539 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 687.50
  • <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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