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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
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
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