• <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> [EINSTEIN, ALBERT]; JOHN GRAUDENZ [PHOTOGRAPHER]. Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein by John Graudenz, taken circa 1928. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> ENIGMA M4. A fully operational four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine. Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, Heimsoeth und Rinke, 1942. $300,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. <i>“Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman”. Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> An intact egg of the Aepyornis Maximus, or Elephant Bird. Pre-17th century, Madagascar. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> Palm frond with fish. Green River Formation, Wyoming, United States. <i>Sabalites sp.,</i> and <i>Diplomystus dentatus</i> Cenozoic, Eocene (53-33 million years ago). $60,000 to $70,000.

Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers: Antiquarian and Collectable Books Auction, 120519, Carlisle

Auction Details

Auction Date
12/05/2019 - 12/05/2019
Page Size: 300 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Carlisle, Cumbria & Northern.  A carton of various books & softback publications.

GBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
2SUMMERSON HENRY.

Medieval Carlisle. 2 vols. Illus. Quarto. Orig. blue cloth in d.w's. 1993.

1993GBP 60.00 - 100.00Unknown
3

12 various vols. incl. Round Carlisle Cross.

GBP 20.00 - 30.00Unknown
4WAINWRIGHT A.

Three Westmorland Rivers. Illus. Oblong, one or two leaves poorly trimmed. Orig.

1979GBP 15.00 - 25.00Unknown
5DEWDNEY J. C.

Durham County & City With Teeside. Illus. Quarto. Orig. dark cloth in d.w. Durham,

1970GBP 20.00 - 30.00Unknown
6HUGHES EDWARD.

North Country Life in the Eighteenth Century. 2 vols. Illus. Orig. cloth in d.w's.

1969 & 1965GBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
7COWARD G. & T. (Pubs). 

Jefferson's Guide to Carlisle. 77pp. Double page map. Orig. dec. brds.

n.dGBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
8WILSON THOMAS.

The Pitman's Pay & Other Poems. Port. frontis. Pres. inscription & annotations.

1872GBP 20.00 - 30.00Unknown
9CURWEN JOHN F.

The Castles & Fortified Towers of Cumberland, Westmorland & Lancashire North-of-

1913GBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
10PEASE HOWARD.

The Lord Wardens of the Marches of England & Scotland. Ltd. ed. 500. Etched

1913GBP 15.00 - 25.00Unknown
11DAVIS DOROTHY.

A History of Shopping. Illus. Orig. dark cloth in d.w. 1967; also 5 others,

1967GBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
12BULMER T. & CO.

Directories of Northumberland, c.1886 & Cumberland, 1901. Both lacking titles & a.

c.1886 & CumberlandGBP 20.00 - 30.00Unknown
13BULMER T. & CO.

Directory of West Cumberland, 1883 & East Cumberland, 1884. Orig. cloth but worn

1883 & East CumberlandGBP 20.00 - 30.00Unknown
14

North of England. 18 various quarto books & softback publications incl. mining & commercial

GBP 20.00 - 30.00Unknown
15FINLAY MICHAEL.

The Mining & Related Tokens of West Cumberland. Signed ltd. ed. 309/500. Illus.

2006GBP 10.00 - 20.00Unknown
16VICTORIA HISTORY.

Cumberland. 2 vols. Maps, plates & illus. Folio. Orig. red cloth. 1968 reprint of

1968 reprint of the 1901 edGBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
17VICTORIA HISTORY.

Durham. 3 vols. Maps, plates & illus. Folio. Orig. red cloth. Ex lib., 1968

1968 reprint of the 1905 edGBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
18

18 various vols. in d.w's.

GBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
19

Agricultural & Rural History.A bundle of various softback publications.

GBP 10.00 - 20.00Unknown
20

Agricultural & Rural History.15 various vols., mainly in d.w's.

GBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
21PROFUMO DAVID.

In Praise of Trout. Illus. Oblong quarto. Orig. green cloth in d.w., signed by

1989GBP 15.00 - 25.00Unknown
22ERNST MAX (Illus.) Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes.

La Ballade du Soldat. Ltd. ed. 73/79 of the French

1972GBP 150.00 - 250.00Unknown
23THOMAS DYLAN.

18 Poems. Cloth backed green brds. in d.w. with price 6s. Effectively 2nd ed. of

GBP 10.00 - 20.00Unknown
24ELLIS HAVELOCK (Ed).

Monsieur Nicolas or The Human Heart Unveiled. Ltd. ed. 317/825. Eng. &

1930GBP 50.00 - 80.00Unknown
25

British Road, Tracks & Travel. Various books & softback publications.

GBP 30.00 - 40.00Unknown
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
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