Bonhams: Fine Literature, Featuring Two Private Collections, 25264, New York

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Auction Date
12/05/2019 - 12/05/2019
Page Size: 362 items in 15 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. 1343-1400.

The Workes of our Ancient and lerned English Poet....

London1602USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
2MINSHEU, JOHN. 1560-1627.

Hegemon eis tas glossas; id est, Ductor in linguas, The Guide into Tongues.

London1617USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
3[SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.]

[Apocryphal play.] The first part of the true & honorable history, of the life of Sir John Old-Castle, the good Lord Cobham ... by William Shakespeare.

London1600 but 1619.USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 8,825.00
4SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Measure, for Measure [Extracted from the First Folio].

London1623USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 52,575.00
5SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Macbeth: A Tragedy. Acted at the Dukes-Theatre.

London1673USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00Not Sold
6SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1546-1616.

The Tragedy of?Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre. Adapted by Sir William Davenant (1606-1668).

LondonUSD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 16,325.00
7SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1654-1616.

The?Tempest, or the Enchanted?Island. A comedy as it is now acted at His Highness the Duke of York's Theatre. Adapted by Sir William Davenant (1606-1668) and John Dryden (1631-1700).

London1676USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
8SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Troilus and Cressida; or, truth found too late. A tragedy as it is acted at the?Dukes?Theatre.

LondonUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
9[SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1654-1616.]

The History of ?King? Lear. Acted at the Duke's Theatre. Reviv'd with Alterations. By N. Tate.

London1681USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 11,325.00
10SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

The Ingratitude of a Common-Wealth: or, The fall of Caius Martius Coriolanus. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal.

London1682USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
11SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Julius Caesar. A Tragedy.

London1684USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
12SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, Seven Plays, never before Printed in Folio.

London1685USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 43,825.00
13SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Macbeth, A Tragedy: With all the Alterations, Amendments, Additions, and

London1687USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 9,450.00
14SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Titus Andronicus, of the Rape of Lavinia. Acted at the Theatre Royall, A Tragedy....

London1687USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
15SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

The Tempest. Or the Enchanted Island, a Comedy.

London1690USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
16SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

Julius Caesar: a Tragedy as it is now Acted at the Theatre Royal.

London1691USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 5,075.00
17SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

K. Henry IV. With the humours of Sir John Falstaff. A Tragi-comedy.

London1700USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,187.50
18SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. 1564-1616.

The Jew of Venice. A Comedy.

London1701USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,147.50
19HOWELL, JAMES. 1594-1666.

The Nuptials of Peleus and Thetis. Consisting of a Mask and a Comedy.

London1654USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 892.50
20PHILLIPS, EDWARD. 1630-1696.

The New World of English Words: or, a General Dictionary....

London1658USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
21WYCHERLEY, WILLIAM. 1641-1716.

Love in a Wood, or, St James's Park. A Comedy.

London1672USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
22DRYDEN, JOHN. 1631-1700.

Of Dramatick Poesie, an Essay.

London1668USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
23DRYDEN, JOHN. 1631-1700.

The Assignation, or Love in a Nunnery.

London1678USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
24DRYDEN, JOHN. 1631-1700.

Absalom and Achitophel. A Poem [WITH: The Second Part of Absalom and Achitophel].

London1681-82.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,211.25
25DRYDEN, JOHN. 1631-1700.

3 works: 1. Britannia Rediviva.

London1688USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Winter in der Schweiz,</i> 1921. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Evelyn Rumsey Carey, <i>Pan American Exposition / Niagara / Buffalo,</i> 1901. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Arnost Hofbauer, <i>Topicuv Salon,</i> 1898. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job,</i> 1896. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Georges de Feure, <i>Le Journal des Ventes,</i> 1898. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Cycles Perfecta,</i> 1897. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Edward Penfield, <i>Orient Cycles / Lead the Leaders,</i> circa 1895. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Adrien Barrère, <i>L’Ideal du Touriste,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Willem Frederick Ten Broek, <i>New York / Wereldtentoonselling / Holland – Amerika Lijn,</i> 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Dwight Clark Shepler, <i>Sun Valley / Union Pacific.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Flexible Flyer Splitkein / Smuggler’s Notch,</i> circa 1935. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Louis Bonhajo, <i>Vote / League of Women Voters,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London, 1859. First Edition. Letter Addressed to Dr. Ogle and Envelope Signed by Charles Darwin. $278,000 to $333,000.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Ortelij, Abrahami. <i>Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum.</i> Antuerpiae: Exstat in Officina Plantinian, 1612. Rare Edition. $5,560 to $6,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> González de Mendoza, Juan. <i>Histoire du Grand Royaume de la Chine, Situé Aux Indes Orientales.</i> [Genève]: 1606. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Chapman, Conrad Wise. <i>Landscape of the Valley of Mexico.</i> Oil on wood. Signed and dated. $26,120 to $30,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Thesaurus Exorcismorum...</i> Coloniae, 1608. Collection of Six Works of the Most Important Franciscan Exorcists of the 16th Century. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Saggio delle Transazioni Filosofiche della Società Regia.</i> Napoli, 1729-1734. With a Map of California by Eusebio Kino. $1,120 to $1,440.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Scherer, Heinrich. <i>Delineatio Nova et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici, cum Australi Parte Insulae Californiae...</i> Münich, ca. 1700. $850 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Santacilia, Jorge Juan-Ulloa, Antonio de. <i>A Voyage to South America. Describing at Large, the Spanish Cities...</i> London, 1760. $890 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Limborch, Philippi. <i>Historia Inquisitionis Cui Subjungitur Liber Sententiarum Inquisitionis Tholosanae...</i> Amsterdam, 1692. $1,340 to $1,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Castro, C. - Campillo, J. - Cumplido, I. - Lauda, L. - Rodríguez G. <i>Mexico and Its Surroundings.</i> Méx, 1855-56. $5,000 to $5,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Medical Gazette. Periodical of the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico...</i> México, 1864 - 1943. Pieces: 169. $1,340 to $1,560.
  • <b>Bonhams:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Measure for Measure</i> (extracted from the First Folio). London, 1623. Sold for $52,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $47,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams: </b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. Sold for $43,825.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. Sold for $12,575.
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    <b><center>Bonhams<br>Consignments invited (2020)</b>
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. Sold for $150,075.
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    <b>Bonhams:</b> SHANNON, CLAUDE and WARREN WEAVER. <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication.</i> Urbana, 1949. Sold for $27,575.
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