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Auction Report
Auction Date
09/05/2019 - 09/05/2019
Page Size: 204 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Cameo Series.- Watson (William) Wordsworth's Grave and other Poems, number 10 of 30 signed by …

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 550.00
2

Pseudonym Library.- [Yeats (William Butler)] "Ganconagh" John Sherman and Dhoya, second edition, …

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 600.00
3

Children's Library.- Brown Hueffer (Ford Madox) The Brown Owl, 1892; and others in the series (25)

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 687.50
4

1890's.- [Beardsley (Aubrey) and others.] The Yellow Book: an Illustrated Quarterly, 13 vol., …

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 525.00
5

Poetry.- Ibsen (Henrik) Brand: a dramatic poem, one of 250 copies, 1894; and others similar (c.125)

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 1,000.00
6

London.- Henley (W. E.) A London Garland, first edition, 1895; and others (22)

GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 125.00
7

Beardsley (Aubrey).- Symons (Arthur, editor) The Savoy: An Illustrated Quarterly, 8 vol., first …

GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 687.50
8

Periodicals.- , Dome (The): A Quarterly containing Examples of All the Arts, 12 vol. comprising …

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 812.50
9

Artist's Library.- Fry (Roger E.) Giovanni Bellini, at the sign of the Unicorn, 1899; and 5 others …

GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 12.50
10

Macfall (Haldane) Whistler: Butterfly, Wasp, Wit, Master of the Arts Enigma, first edition, …

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 250.00
11

Biography.- Noguchi (Yone) Lafcadio Hearn in Japan, London & Yokohama, 1910; and others, biography …

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 225.00
12

Thompson (Francis) The Collected Poetry, limited edition of 100 copies signed by the publishers, …

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 400.00
13

Literary criticism.- Hodgson (Geraldine E.) Criticism at a Venture, first edition, 1919; and …

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 68.75
14

Irish authors.- Freeman (John) A Portrait of George Moore in a Study of his Work, limited edition …

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 100.00
15

Theatre.- Masefield (John) Tristan and Isolt: a Play in Verse, one of 275 copies signed by author, …

GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 125.00
16

Chalmers (Patrick R.) Kenneth Grahame: Life, Letters and Unpublished Work, first edition, …

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 175.00
17

Female authors.- Head (Alice M.) It Could Never Have Happened, first edition, inscribed by author, …

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 175.00
18

Publishers.- Franklin (Colin) The Private Presses, 1970; and others on publishers or booksellers …

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 112.50
19

India.- Arnold (Sir Edwin) The Light of Asia: being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Avon, …

GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 62.50
20

Ferrariis (Theophilus de, Cremonensis) Propositiones ex omnibus Aristotelis libris excerptae. Add: …

GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 625.00
21

Greek printing.- Panopolitanus (Nonnus) Metaboly tou kata I?annyn agiou Euaggeliou. Paraphrasis …

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 937.50
22

Tiraqueau (André) Commentarius in l[ibrum] si unquam c[ommentarius] de revo[candis] …

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 137.50
23

Pigna (Giovanni Battista) Historia de Principi di Este, first edition, Ferrara, Francesco Rossi, …

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 1,750.00
24

Froissart (Jean) Histoire et Chronique Memorable de Mesire Iehan Froissart, 4 vol. in 2, Paris, …

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00
25

Greek printing.- Martinengo (Tito Prospero) Poièmata diaphora ellenika kai latinika, òn men ta …

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Eric Carle, <i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar,</i> hand-painted collage. Sold for a record $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Couple passing a giant bird house,</i> watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1948. Sold for $16,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Miriam Troop, <i>Rain on Laundry Day,</i> oil on canvas, cover for <i>The Saturday Evening Post,</i> 1940. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Rockwell Kent, <i>To All Fascists,</i> ink broadside for The League of American Writers, circa 1937. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Jo Mielziner, <i>Pet Shop Drop,</i> backdrop design for <i>Pal Joey</i> on Broadway, 1940. Sold for a record $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Lee Brown Coye, acrylic cover illustration for the 25th anniversary of <i>Weird Tales,</i> 1944. Sold for $18,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Virgil Finlay, <i>The Outsider & Others,</i> pen & ink dust jacket illustration for H.P. Lovecraft's book, 1939. Sold for $5,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Al Hirschfeld, <i>Paul Robeson as Othello,</i> illustration for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1942. Sold for $68,750
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Illustration Art:</b> Frederic Remington, pen & ink illustration for <i>A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers</i> in <i>The Century</i> magazine, 1889. Sold for $17,500.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Snowy Owl, Plate 121. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $225,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> JEFFERYS, Thomas. <i>The American Atlas...</i> London: Sayer and Bennett, 1776. $65,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> RACKHAM, Arthur. Original Illustrations for <i>Jack and the Beanstalk.</i> Pen and ink with watercolor on paper. C. 1913. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Ruffed Grous, Plate 41. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> ROESSLER, A. R. Latest Map of the State of Texas. Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Mittendorfer, 1874. $50,000 to $65,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>Fall 2019 Auction<br>September 28, 2019</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Bison or Buffalo (Male), Plate 56. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> HOOKER, Sir William Jackson & FITCH, Walter Hood. Victoria Regia. Lithograph with original hand color. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1851. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Pin Tailed Duck, Plate 227. Aquatint Engraving with original hand color. London: Havell Jr., 1827-1838 from <i>Birds of America.</i> $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> LEWIS, Meriwether and CLARK, William. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent...</i> London, 1814. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Sep. 28:</b> AUDUBON, John James. American Black or Silver Fox, Plate 116. Lithograph with original hand color. New York, 1845-1848 from <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> $18,000 to $25,000.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Dubliners,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1914. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> The Beatles.- Baker (Geoffrey.) 3 Autograph Letters and 1 Autograph Card signed to Ann Gosnell, addtionally sgn’d by George Harrison, John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon and others, 1968. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Pilgrim Press.- Dod (John). <i>A plaine and familiar exposition of the tenne commandements ...,</i> [Leiden], [William Brewster], 1617. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Automaton Chess Player & Mechanical Illusion.- Reynell (H., printer). “The Famous Chess-Player, No.14, St.James's-Street, next Brooks's,” broadside advertisement for "The famous Automaton", [1784]. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Clemens (Samuel Langhorne). <i>Life on the Mississippi,</i> first English edition, signed presentation inscription from the author, 1883. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Arctic Sledge Flag.- Fulford (Reginald Baldwin). Sledge flag... HMS Discovery, 1875. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, 1997. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Piranesi (Giovanni Battista). <i>Le Antichità Romane,</i> 4 vol., 1756. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called). <i>Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus Celebriores,</i> 3 parts in 1, Richard Ford's copy, Venice, Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1751. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. September 26, 2019</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Atlases.- Speed (John). <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> bound with <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine,</i> 1631-27. £12,000 to £18,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 26:</b> Anatomical illustration.- Aselli (Gaspare). <i>De lactibus sive lacteis venis... dissertatio,</i> first edition, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1627. £20,000 to £30,000
  • <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.
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