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Auction Name
Antiquarian and Collectors' Books
Auction Date
08/27/2020 - 08/27/2020
Sale Number
#82720
Total Lots
215
Sold Lots
208
Lots Sold
96.74%
Unsold Lots
7
Total Sales (GBP)
67,579.85
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
23,320.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
35,200.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
24,040.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
36,290.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
186.22%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
3163 BLYTON, Enid.

The Folk of the Faraway Tree.

1946 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 2,988.00
3017 NEW NATURALIST.

The New Naturalist Library.

1945-2013. GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,116.50
3071 STEDMAN, John Gabriel.

Narrative of a Five Years Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the Wild Coast of South America, from the year 1772 to 1777.

1796 GBP 600.00 - 900.00 GBP 1,743.00
3013 LE CARRE, John.

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold.

1963 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,618.50
3149 BUKOWSKI, Charles.

Ham on Rye.

1982 GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,618.50
3150 BUKOWSKI, Charles.

The Last Night of the Earth Poems.

1992 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,618.50
3203 WATKINS-PITCHFORD, D.J.

A Child Alone, the Memoirs of 'BB'.

2005 GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 1,618.50
3059 BOWIE, David.

Moonage Daydream, the Life and Times of Ziggy Stardust.

2002 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,245.00
3024 LILLY, William.

A Collection of Ancient and Moderne Prophesies Concerning These Present Times, with Modest Observations Thereon.

1645 GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 1,058.25
3026 ROYAL SOCIETY.

The Philosophical Transactions and Collections� Abridged and Disposed Under General Heads.

1705-1756. GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,058.25
3046 DU MAURIER, Daphne.

Rebecca.

1938 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,058.25
3096 Robert GRAVES.

I, Claudius.

1977 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 871.50
3201 FASHION.

Grace, Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue.

2002 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 871.50
3015 WELL, H.G.

The Invisible Man.

1897 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 809.25
3095 Millard MEISS And Edith W. KIRSCH.

The Visconti Hours.

1973 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 747.00
3098 Karli FRIGGE.

Alchemy and Marbling.

1996 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 747.00
3148 GREENE, Graham.

The End of the Affair.

1951 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 747.00
3008 CORNWELL, Bernard.

[The Sharpe Novels.]

1981-2006. GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 684.75
3032 John RUSKIN.

Modern Painters.

1897-1898. GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 684.75
3136 PLINY.

Natural History.

2012 GBP 60.00 - 80.00 GBP 684.75
  • <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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