• <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Antique & Contemporary Books
Auction Date
08/10/2021 - 08/10/2021
Sale Number
#7629
Total Lots
200
Sold Lots
39
Lots Sold
19.50%
Unsold Lots
161
Total Sales (MXN)
465,120.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN)
444,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (MXN)
581,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (MXN)
2,070,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (MXN)
2,703,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
17.21%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
124 Frías y Soto, Hilarión- Riva Palacio, Vicente- Escalante, Constantino- Iriarte, Hesquicio...

La Orquesta.

1861-1875. MXN 100,000.00 - 140,000.00 MXN 96,000.00
115 Posada, José Guadalupe.

Calaveras: Garbanceras, Jiricuana, Taurina, Alegres, Comercial, del Pagaré, del Ayuntamiento.

MXN 14,000.00 - 18,000.00 MXN 36,000.00
132

Nueve Obras de Lord Byron. Don Juan. Sardanapalus. Werner. Manfred. Hebred Melodies. English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers.

MXN 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 MXN 30,000.00
123 Vanegas Arroyo, Antonio.

Teatro - Canciones - Cuentos - Adivinanzas - Bordados - Payasos. Ciolección de pastas de cuadernillos.

MXN 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 MXN 19,200.00
38

Tarjetas de Visita de Generales del Segundo Imperio.

Finales del S. XIX. MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
138 Cañes, Francisco.

Gramática Arábigo - Española, Vulgar y Literal. Con un Diccionario Arábigo-Español...

1775 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
193

Glorious Art. Algunos títulos: Leonardo; Mucha the Triumph of Art Nouveau; Black Africa...

1995 MXN 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 MXN 18,000.00
93 Casasola, Agustín Víctor- Casasola, Gustavo.

Historia Gráfica de la Revolución, 1900-1940.

MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 14,400.00
166 De l'Isle, Guillaume.

America Septentrionalis.

ca. 1710 MXN 16,000.00 - 20,000.00 MXN 14,400.00
44 Casasola.

Imágenes Revolucionarias.

Siglo XX. MXN 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 MXN 12,000.00
154 Monsieur de Pagès (Pierre Marie François de Pagès).

Travels round the World, in the Years 1767 - 1771.

1791 MXN 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 MXN 12,000.00
46 P.

Mendoza y Hno. Cuarto Congreso Constituyente, 5 de Febrero de 1917.

1917 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
76 Dávila y Arrillaga, José Mariano.

Continuación de la Historia de la Compañía de Jesús en Nueva España…

1888 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
79 Payno, Manuel.

Memoria sobre la Revolución de Diciembre de 1857 y Enero de 1858.

1860 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
117 Posada, José Guadalupe.

Corridos, Canciones, Coplas, Wals. Hojas volantes.

MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
122 Posada, José Guadalupe.

Tristes Lamentos, Pronósticos, Suegras, Acontecimientos y Sucesos. Hojas Volantes.

S. XX. MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
143

Cartilla o Silabario para Uso de las Escuelas.

1818 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
200

Álbum Musical de Ángela Peralta.

1875 MXN 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 9,600.00
2 García Pimentel, Luis.

Descripción del Arzobispado de México Hecha en 1570 y Otros Documentos.

1897 MXN 9,000.00 - 12,000.00 MXN 8,400.00
131

Libros Firmados por el Autor, The Franklin Library.

1977 - 1981. MXN 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 MXN 7,800.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
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