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Auction Name
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
06/02/2022 - 06/02/2022
Sale Number
#763
Total Lots
218
Sold Lots
117
Lots Sold
53.67%
Unsold Lots
101
Total Sales (USD)
178,887.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
173,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
261,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
262,700.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
401,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
44.55%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
101 Chaucer, Geoffrey

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

[1896] USD 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 75,000.00
87 Halle, Edward

The Union of the two noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre & Yorke, beyng long in continuall discension for the croune of this noble realme, with al the actes done in both the tymes of the Princes, both of the one linage & of the other, beginnyng at th

1550 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 10,625.00
216 Williams, William

Oxonia Depicta sive Collegiorum et Aularum in Ipclyta Academia Oxoniensi Ichnographica, Orthographica & Scenographica. Delineatio LXV Tabulis Encis eypressa A Guilielmo Williams Cui accedit Uniuscujusque Collegij Aulaeque Notitia.

1732-33 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,125.00
129 Mencken. H.L.

Ventures into Verse - Mencken's copy, inscribed

1903 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 6,250.00
3 Ackermann, Rudolph, publisher

A History of the University of Cambridge, Its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings

1815 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,312.50
125 Mayer, Luigi

Views in Egypt, from the Original Drawings in the Possession of Sir Robert Ainslie, Taken during his Embassy to Constantinople

1801 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,312.50
79 Gell, William

The Topography of Troy and its Vicinity; Illustrated and Explained by Drawings and Descriptions

1804 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,750.00
131 Milton, John

Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books [bound with] Paradise Regain'd. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes

1692 & 1688 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,125.00
184

Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society]. Numb. 1

March 6, 1665 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,125.00
40 Higden, Ranulf

Original leaf from the Polycronicon, printed by William Caxton in 1482 at Westminster

[1482] USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,812.50
114 Locke, John

Two Highly Important Works by John Locke: The First Appearance of Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding and the First Printed Review of Newton’s Principia Mathematica

1688 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,812.50
128 Mencken, H.L. as Leonard Keene Hirshberg

What You Ought to Know About Your Baby

1910 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,500.00
4 Ackermann, Rudolph, publisher

A History of the University of Oxford, Its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings

1814 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,250.00
2 Ackermann, Rudolph, publisher

History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton and Westminster; With the Charter-House, the Schools of St. Paul's, Merchant Taylors, Harrow, and Rugby, and the Free-School of Christ's Hospital

1816 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,875.00
207 Vertot, René Aubert, Abbe? de

The History of the Knights of Malta.

1728 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,875.00
14 Malory, Thomas

The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, the Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte DArthur with the Dolourous Death and Departing Out of the World of them All

1927 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,750.00
196 Stuart, James and Nicholas Revett

Antiquities of Athens and other places in Greece Sicily Etc. Supplementary to the Antiquities of Athens

1830 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
83 Grafton, Richard

[A chronicle at large, and meere history of the affayres of Englande, and kinges of the same, deduced from the creation of the worlde, vnto the first habitation of thys islande: and so by contynuance vnto the first yere of the reigne of our most deere and

1568 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,125.00
157 Plutarch

The Philosophie, commonlie called, the Morals. Written by the learned Philosopher Plutarch of Chæronea. Translated Out of Greeke into English, and conferred with the Latine translations and the French, by Philemon Holland of Coventrie, Doctor in Physicke

1603 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,000.00
214 Wheeler, John Archibald and Kenneth Ford

Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam: A Life in Physics

[1998] USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 1,000.00
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