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Auction Name
Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Auction Date
08/27/2020 - 08/27/2020
Sale Number
#2169
Total Lots
209
Sold Lots
189
Lots Sold
90.43%
Unsold Lots
20
Total Sales (GBP)
62,209.25
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
31,630.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
45,210.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
37,720.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
53,860.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
115.50%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
62 Smith (Richard)

Bees.- Smith (Richard) The Cottagers' Bee-Book, Oxford, Published by the Author, 1839.

1839 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 2,375.00
167 Shakespeare (William)

Shakespeare (William) The Merry Wives of Windsor, first separate Irish edition, Dublin, A. Bradley, 1730; together 5 works in 1 vol.

1730 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,125.00
15 Stanley (Henry Morton)

Africa.- Stanley (Henry Morton) Through the Dark Continent: or The Sources of the Nile, 2 vol., first edition, 1878; and others similar (6)

1878 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,750.00
9 Keynes (Quentin), Barth (Heinrich)

Africa.- Keynes (Quentin).- Barth (Heinrich) Barth's African Sketches, n.d.; and another (2)

n.d. GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,625.00
47 Polwhele (Rev. Richard)

Britain.- Polwhele (Rev. Richard) The History of Devonshire, 2 vol. only (of 3) bound in 1, 1797-93; and others, British topography (c.85)

1797 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,375.00
177 Boydell (John & Josiah, publishers)

Boydell (John & Josiah, publishers) Boydell's Heads of Illustrious and Celebrated Persons Generally Connected with the History of Great Britain in the Reigns of James I, Charles I, Charles II and James II, W. Bulmer for Boydell, 1811.

1811 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,187.50
61 Maxwell (Robert)

Bees.- Maxwell (Robert) The Practical Bee-Master, first edition, Edinburgh, Printed by Robert Drummond, 1747.

1747 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,062.50
86 Gillray (James)

Napoleon.- Gillray (James) Exit Libertè a la Francois!-or- Buonaparte closing the Farce of Egalitè, at St cloud near Paris Novr 10th 1799.

1799 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,040.00
82 Gillray (James)

House of Commons.- Gillray (James) The Dagger Scene:__or__The Plot discover'd, 1792.

1792 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 910.00
199 Baring-Gould (Sabine)

Baring-Gould (Sabine) Mehalah: A Story of the Salt Marshes, 2 vol., first edition, 1880.

1880 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 875.00
21 Portlock (Capt. Nathaniel)

America.- Portlock (Capt. Nathaniel) A Voyage Round the World...particularly...North-West Coast of America, first edition, John Stockdale...and George Goulding, 1789.

1789 GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 875.00
87 Gillray (James)

Gillray (James) Every Rogue is a Coward, 1801; together with 5 others, circa 1800-1835 (6)

1801 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 780.00
89 Thornton (Robert John)

Botany.- Thornton (Robert John) The Dragon Arum, from 'The Temple of Flora', 1801.

1801 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 780.00
141

Shelley's First Collection of Poems.- Collection of correspondence from the publisher John Lane and Edward Williams Byron Nicholson, Bodley's Librarian, concerning the finding and reprinting of Percy Shelley's first collection of poems, Original Poetry by

1810 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 780.00
157 Herbert (George)

Herbert (George) Herbert's remains. Or, Sundry pieces of that sweet singer of the temple, first edition, Printed [by Thomas Maxey] for Timothy Garthwait, at the little north door of Saint Paul's, 1652.

1652 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 750.00
34

Japan.- [Matchbox Labels], c.850 Japanese matchbox labels, early twentieth century.

early twentieth century GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 687.50
90 Thornton (Robert John)

Botany.- Thornton (Robert John) The Blue Egyptian Water-Lily, from 'The Temple of Flora', 1804.

1804 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 650.00
93 Holland (William)

Napoleonic satire.- Holland (William) The Corsican Dissected, 1803; together with 5 others, circa 1803-1815 (6)

1803 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 650.00
181 [Davis (John)]

Naval novels.- [Davis (John)] The Post-Captain; or, the wooden walls well manned; comprehending a view of naval society and manners, rare third edition, Thomas Tegg, 1820; and 2 other 19th century naval / slavery novels (4)

1820, 19th century GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 625.00
12 Bowen (John)

Africa.- Memoirs.- Bowen (John) Memorials of ... Late Bishop of Sierra Leone, first edition, 1862; and others similar (12)

1862 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 625.00
  • <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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