Auction Reports

John Nicholson Fine Art Auctioneer

Auction Info

Auction Name
Books and Manuscripts
Auction Date
07/02/2013 - 07/02/2013
Sale Number
#2886058
Total Lots
417
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
417
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)
30,030.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
51,075.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.82%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
135 MAYHEW (Horace)

editor: Letters left at the Pastry cook's...,

1854 GBP 20.00 - 40.00 Unknown
391 SKELTON (R. A.)

Two Hundred and Fifty Yeats of Map-Making in the County of Sussex,

1970 GBP 70.00 - 140.00 Unknown
136 Edward Johnston & Co.,

One Hundred Years of Coffee,

1942 GBP 15.00 - 25.00 Unknown
392 HORSFIELD (T.)

The History and Antiquities of Lewes,

1824 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 Unknown
137 MARSHALL (A. B.)

The Book of Ices,

1860 GBP 35.00 - 60.00 Unknown
393 LOWER (M.)

The Worthies of Sussex,

1865 GBP 120.00 - 160.00 Unknown
138 [ROBERTS (G.)& PORTER (H.)]

Cups and their Customs

1863 GBP 60.00 - 120.00 Unknown
394 HORSFIELD (T.)

The History,

1835 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
139 HINDLEY (C.)

Tavern Anecdotes and Sayings,

1875 GBP 30.00 - 40.00 Unknown
395 ROUSE (J.)

Beauties and Antiquities of the County of Sussex,

1825 GBP 150.00 - 250.00 Unknown
140 HAMMOND (R.)

The Electric Light in our Homes,

1884 GBP 50.00 - 100.00 Unknown
396 NIXON (H.)

Broxbourne Library. Styles and Designs of Bookbindings,

1956 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 Unknown
141 SOYER (Alexis)

The Modern Housewife or Menagerie,

1853 GBP 70.00 - 140.00 Unknown
397 [HAYM (N.)]

Notizia de' Libri Tati...,

1726 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 Unknown
142

The Racing Pigeon, [Weekly]

1925 GBP 60.00 - 120.00 Unknown
398 BRAND HOLLIS (Thomas)

Memoirs of...,

1808 GBP 100.00 - 200.00 Unknown
143 MANSON (J. B.)

Frederick George Stephens and the Pre-Raphaelite Brothers,

1925 GBP 60.00 - 120.00 Unknown
399 JEUDWINE (Wynne)

Art and Style in Printed Books,

1979 GBP 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
144 BEACH THOMAS (Sir W.)

Country Life,

1952 GBP 20.00 - 30.00 Unknown
400 KEYNES (G.)

A Bibliography of William Blake,

1921 GBP 80.00 - 120.00 Unknown
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Textile of the Great White Fleet, with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans & successor Charles Stillman Sperry, 1908. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> William J. Stone, <i>Declaration of Independence,</i> Force printing, 1833. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, over 2000 items, with extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records & receipts, bulk 1820-1865. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Gloria Steinem, typescript for her speech <i>Living the Revolution,</i> with related letters and documents, 1941-77. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> <i>Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression,</i> depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, c. 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, <i>Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta,</i> Antwerp, 1635. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Antonio de Mayorga, manuscript map of Mexico City, 1779. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall, <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America,</i> first edition, 3 volumes, Philadelphia, 1842-44. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Samuel Walker, diary of the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Scrapbook on early Stanford football, with letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 & 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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