Auction Reports

Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood

Auction Info

Auction Name
Maritime, Sporting and Collector's Sale
Auction Date
08/12/2020 - 08/12/2020
Sale Number
#SC31
Total Lots
179
Sold Lots
60
Lots Sold
33.52%
Unsold Lots
119
Total Sales (GBP)
20,928.45
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
12,070.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
16,170.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
29,770.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
40,810.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
51.28%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
516

British National Antarctic Expedition, (Discovery Expedition) 1901-1904. A Set of Wrench's 'Links of Empire' Postcards, Series 3

GBP 700.00 - 800.00 GBP 3,936.00
495

An Album of 184 Early 20th Century Glamour and Portrait Cards, Including Raphael Kirchner, G Leonnec, Bianchi, Gibson

Early 20th Century GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,460.00
498

An Album of Approximately 160 Postcards of Shipwrecks

GBP 600.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,045.50
506

A Large Album of Military Postcards,

GBP 800.00 - 900.00 GBP 984.00
496

An Album of 172 Early 20th Century Portrait and Caricature Postcards of Fashionable Women Including Reinthal & Newman and Others

Early 20th Century GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 922.50
510

An Album of 370 Early 20th Century Transportation Postcards of Planes, Trains, Ships and Other Transport

GBP 600.00 - 700.00 GBP 762.60
517

British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913. Two Commemorative Postcards

GBP 250.00 - 350.00 GBP 713.40
515

An Album of Early 20th Century Political Related Postcards

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 676.50
239 J Harris & C Quintrey After Harry Hall [19th Century] -

Wild Dayrell; Voltigeur,

GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 516.60
487

Two Albums of Early 20th Century and Later Comical Postcards Relating To Alcohol and Drinking

Early 20th Century GBP 200.00 - 250.00 GBP 467.40
509

An Album of Early 20th Century Novelty Postcards, Including Embossed, Tucks Gramophone Record Postcards

GBP 350.00 - 450.00 GBP 430.50
500

An Album of 166 Early 20th Century Postcards of Kensington, London and Environs

Early 20th Century GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 418.20
512

An Album of 380 Early 20th Century Postcards of Various Subjects Including Dickens, Randolph Caldecott and Children's Humour

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 393.60
493

An Album of Approximately 194 Postcards Mostly Portraits of Women Including Hans Zachel and Others

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 369.00
502

An Album of 70 Early 20th Century and Later Glamour and Erotic Postcards

Early 20th Century GBP 300.00 - 350.00 GBP 369.00
518

An Album of Early 20th Century Humorous Postcards Great Britain and Foreign

Early 20th Century GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 369.00
149

A Manuscript Ships' Log of the Bulldog-class Paddle Sloop HMS Fury

GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 319.80
180

RMS Titanic. A Postcard of 'SS Titanic' Signed by Five Survivors, Beatrice Sandstrom, Eva Hart, Edith Haisman, Bert Dean and Millvina Dean

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 319.80
213 Barnett Freedman (1901-1958)

15 Inch Gun Turret, HMS Repulse, August 1941'

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 319.80
379

A WWI Memorial Plaque To Captain Norman Neill, 13th Hussars

GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 319.80
  • <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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