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Auction Name
Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Auction Date
04/07/2022 - 04/07/2022
Sale Number
#2239
Total Lots
309
Sold Lots
242
Lots Sold
78.32%
Unsold Lots
67
Total Sales (GBP)
73,392.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
42,590.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
60,690.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
58,310.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
82,670.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
88.78%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
11

Ballooning.- 3 scrapbooks of pamphlets, periodicals, extracts and newspaper cuttings relating to ballooning including Blanchard's Third Aerial Voyage of 1784

GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 2,250.00
117

Jewish.- Taslich, manuscript in Hebrew, title with watercolour decoration, contemporary half calf patterned boards, [19th century].

19th century. GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 2,000.00
23 Shepherd (T. H. active

Ballooning and aeronautics.- Shepherd (T. H. active mid 19th century) The "Aerial" steam carriage flying over London, [c. 1840s]; and 2 others (3)

c.1840s GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,560.00
82

Golden Cockerel Press.- Pervigilium Veneris: The Vigil of Venus, one of 100 copies, aquatints by John Buckland Wright, 1939.

1939 GBP 700.00 - 900.00 GBP 1,500.00
113

Autographs.- Album of cut signatures and free franks, including George IV as prince Regent, Wellington, Sir Joseph Banks, William IV, Charles Kemble etc., original half calf, [19th century]; and 2 others (3).

19th century GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,375.00
93 Gray (Thomas)

Tanner (Robin).- Gray (Thomas) Elegy written in a Country Churchyard, one of 100 copies with an original etching by Tanner, Old Stile Press, 1981 & others (9)

1981 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,187.50
164 Robinson (William)

Bindings.- Robinson (William) Flora and Sylva:..., 3 vol., 1903-05; and c.60 others attractively bound in leather (c.63)

1903-05 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,125.00
57 Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge)

Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, first edition, first issue, 1872; and a later edition of the same (2)

1872 GBP 400.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,062.50
138 Swift (Jonathan)

Bindings.- Swift (Jonathan) The Works of Jonathan Swift..., 16 vol., 1755-65; and c.80 others leather bound (c.96)

1755-65 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,062.50
263 Hasted (Edward)

Kent.- Hasted (Edward) The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, 4 vol., Canterbury, 1778-99.

1778-99. GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,000.00
264 Lambarde (William)

Kent.- Lambarde (William) A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the Description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre, second edition, Edm. Bollifant, 1596.

1596 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,000.00
20 McLean (Thomas)

Ballooning.- McLean (Thomas) New Principles or the March of Invention, aquatint, [c. 1824-1830].

c.1824-1830. GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 910.00
180 Crowley (Aleister)

Crowley (Aleister) Ambergris, first edition, Elkin Mathews, 1910.

1910 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 875.00
223

Derriere le Miroir, 6 issues, Paris, 1961-68.

1961-68. GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 875.00
258 Ormerod (George)

Cheshire.- Ormerod (George) The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, 3 vol., large paper copy, 1819.

1819 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 812.50
77 Spenser (Edmund)

Essex House Press.- Spenser (Edmund) [Epithalamion], one of 150 copies on vellum, hand-coloured frontispiece and initials, 1901.

1901 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 812.50
130 [Burton (Robert)] "Democritus Junior".

[Burton (Robert)] "Democritus Junior". The Anatomy of Melancholy, seventh edition, for H. Cripps, 1660.

1660 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 812.50
14 Echard (Charles)

Ballooning.- Echard (Charles) Tour de Calais, etching, [c. 1785].

c.1785. GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 780.00
302 Hamilton (John)

Hamilton (John) Stereography, or, a Compleat Body of Perspective, 2 vol., only edition, contemporary blue paste-paper wrappers, for the Author, 1738.

1738 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 750.00
29

Binding.- Butterfly (The), New Series No.1-12 [complete set], bound in russet calf, gilt, in Art Nouveau style, by the Guild of Women-Binders, Grant Richards, 1899-1900.

1899-1900. GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 687.50
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 1805 TN Supreme Court Book, John Overton and Hugh White Opinions. $800 to $900.
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    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 3 Edward Gorey Items, incl. Print + 2 Books. $400 to $500.
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