Christies: Russia: Important Books and Manuscripts, 18466, London - King Street

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Auction Date
11/27/2019 - 11/27/2019
Page Size: 188 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

BIBLE, Slavonic. Biblia sirech knigi vetkhago i novago saveta.

Ostrog1581GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
2[CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Mineia Obshchaia. [General Menaion].

Moscow1600GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
3[CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Potrebnik Inocheskii. [Book of Prayers for Monks].

Moscow1639GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
4[CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Ustav, sirech tserkovnoe oko. [The Order of the Church Rites].

Moscow1641GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
5[CHURCH SLAVONIC].

Sbornik Kirillova kniga. [The Book of Saint Cyril].

Moscow1644GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
6[CHURCH SLAVONIC].

[Book of Hymns], in Church Slavonic, on paper, 17th century.

17th century.GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
7GORCHAKOV, Dmitry Petrovich (1758-1824)].

Kalif na chas. [King for a Day].

Moscow1786GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 5,000.00
8[KHEMNITSER, Ivan Ivanovich (1745-1784)].

Basni i skazki. [Fables and Stories].

St Petersburg1779GBP 9,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 10,625.00
9[KHEMNITSER, Ivan Ivanovich (1745-1784)].

Basni i skazki. [Fables and Stories].

St Petersburg1782GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 6,000.00
10KNIAZHNIN, Iakov Borisovich (1740-1791).

Sobranie sochinenii. [Collected Works].

St Petersburg1787GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
11LOMONOSOV, Mikhail Vasilevich (1711-1765).

Kratkoye rukovodstvo k krasnorechiyu [A quick guide to eloquence].

St Petersburg1748 recte 1765.GBP 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
12MAGNITSKY, Leontii Filipovich (1669-1739).

Arifmetika; Sirech nauka chislitel'naia. [Arithmetic, called the computational science].

Moscow1703GBP 20,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
13[STRAKHOV, Nikolai Ivanovich (1768-1843)].

Satiricheskii vestnik. [The Satirical Bulletin].

Moscow1790-92.GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 6,000.00
14[PETER I, Tsar].

Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].

Amsterdam1705GBP 30,000.00 - 40,000.00GBP 35,000.00
15[SUMAROKOV, Aleksandr Petrovich (1717-1777)].

Trudoliubivaia pchela. [The Industrious Bee].

St Petersburg1759GBP 9,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 10,625.00
16SUMAROKOV, Aleksandr Petrovich (1717-1777).

Pustynnik. [The Hermit].

St Petersburg1769GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 8,750.00
17SUMAROKOV, Aleksandr Petrovich (1717-1777).

Raznyia stikhotvoreniia. [Various Poems].

St Petersburg1769GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
18CHARLEMAGNE, Adolf Iosifovich (1826 – 1901).

Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal.

St Petersburg1873GBP 30,000.00 - 40,000.00GBP 32,500.00
19[CONCEPTUAL BOOK].

Sputnik ot Sanktpeterburga do Moskvy. Sputnik ot Moskvy do Sanktpeterburga.

Moscow1841GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,250.00
20[CORONATION. NICHOLAS II, Tsar (1868-1918)].

Svyashchennoe Venchanie na Tsartsvo Gosudarya Imperatora Nikolaya II. [The Sacred Coronation of the Sovereign Emperor Nicholas II and the Sovereign Empress Alexandra Feodorovna].

Moscow1896GBP 4,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
21[DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor (1821-1881)].

Otechestvennyia zapiski. [Notes of the Fatherland].

St Petersburg1846GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,125.00
22DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor (1821-1881).

Zapiski iz mertvago doma. [Memoirs from the House of the Dead].

St. Petersburg1862GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
23DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor (1821-1881).

Prestuplenie i nakazanie. [Crime and Punishment].

St Petersburg1867GBP 6,000.00 - 9,000.00GBP 18,750.00
24DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor (1821-1881).

Polnoe sobranije sochinenij. [Complete works].

St Petersburg1885-1886.GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
25DOSTOEVSKY, Fyodor (1821-1881).

Polnoe sobranie sochinenij. [Complete Works].[Vol. 3].

St Petersburg1866GBP 3,500.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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