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Auction Name
Online Sale: Modern Literature
Auction Date
08/05/2021 - 08/05/2021
Sale Number
#2212
Total Lots
270
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
270
Total Sales (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
52,830.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
75,670.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.36%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
148 Le Carré (John)

The Tailor of Panama

1996 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
149 Le Carré (John)

Single & Single

1999 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
150 Le Carré (John)

Single & Single

1999 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
151 Le Carré (John)

Our Kind of Traitor

2010 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
152 Le Carré (John)

The Pigeon Tunnel

2016 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown
153 Lee (Laurie)

Cider With Rosie

1959 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
154 Lee (Harper)

To Kill a Mockingbird

1960 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
155 Lee (Laurie)

Cider With Rosie

1965 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
156 Lee (Harper)

Go Set a Watchman

2015 GBP 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
157 Lewis (C.S.)

That Hideous Strength

1945 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
158 London (Jack)

Dutch Courage

1922 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
159 Lyttelton (George) & Rupert Hart-Davis.

The Lyttelton Hart-Davis Letters

1978-84. GBP 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
160 Machen (Arthur)

The Chronicle of Clemendy

1888 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
161 Machen (Arthur)

The House of Souls

1906 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 Unknown
162 MacLean (Alistair)

The Way to Dusty Death

1973 GBP 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
163 Mailer (Norman)

The Naked and the Dead

1949 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
164 Mantel (Hilary)

Every day is Mother's Day

1985 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
165 Mantel (Hilary)

A place of greater safety

1992 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
166 Mantel (Hillary)

Wolf Hall

2009 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
167 Martin (George R. R.)

A Storm of Swords

2000 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 Unknown
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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