Sothebys: Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany -bidstart 7/28, L20409, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
08/04/2020 - 08/04/2020
Page Size: 194 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ALBIN, ELEAZAR

ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)

LONDON1738-1740 (-1799)GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 5,670.00
2ALKEN, HENRY

ALKEN | The national sports of Great Britain, 1821

LONDON1821GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,788.00
3AMBERT, JOACHIM

AMBERT | Esquisses historiques... l'armée française, Saumur, 1835, half red morocco, Furstenberg copy

SAUMUR1835GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
4ANNING, MARY

ANNING, MARY | autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, [1829]

1829GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 100,800.00
5[ASTLEY, JOHN]

ASTLEY | The art of riding, London, 1584, later calf, drop-back box

LONDON1584GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 12,600.00
6AUTOGRAPH ALBUM

AUTOGRAPH ALBUM | c.460 items including letters by Babbage, Charles Vignoles, and many others

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 7,560.00
7BEDFORD, DR EVAN

BEDFORD, DR EVAN | Medical papers, diaries, and related material

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,638.00
8BEEBE, WILLIAM CHARLES

BEEBE, C.W. | A Monograph of the Pheasants, London 1918-1922, 4 volumes

LONDON1918-1927GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,890.00
9BONAPARTE, CHARLES-LUCIEN

BONAPARTE, C.L. | Iconographie des pigeons, Paris 1857

PARIS1857-1858GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,040.00
10BOYS, THOMAS SHOTTER

BOYS | Original views of London as it is. London: Thomas Boys, 1842

LONDON1842GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
11

BRAZIL | Brass plaque celebrating the establishment of the First Brazilian Republic, 15 november 1889

1889GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 1,197.00
12

BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map

Paris1737GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 6,930.00
13CICÉRI AND BENOIST

[BRAZIL]--CICÉRI AND BENOIST | Rio de Janeiro, [1852], hand-coloured lithograph

PARIS, 1852GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
14CORONELLI

[BRAZIL]--CORONELLI | Three globe gores of South America, mainly Brazil, [c.1693]

VENICE, C.1693GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 4,410.00
15ANDREAS ANTONIUS HORATIUS

[BRAZIL]--HORATIUS | Il Regno del Brasile parte nobilissima del Mondo nuovo, 1698, engraved map

ROME1698GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00GBP 2,142.00
16

BRAZIL | Two lithograhed views of Rio de Janeiro, [1850s]

Parisc.1854GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 630.00
17BRINDESI, JEAN

BRINDESI | Elbicei atika. Musée des anciens costumes Turcs de Constantinople. Paris, Lemercier, [1855]

PARIS1855GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
18CARDIGAN, JAMES THOMAS BRUDENWELL, 7TH EARL

CARDIAGAN and McCORMICK | Eight months on active service & A Visit to the Camp before Sebastopol, both 1855; 2 works

LONDON C.1855GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,024.00
19CARLEVARIS, LUCA

CARLEVARIS | Le fabriche e vedute di Venetia, Venice, [1705]

VENICE1705?GBP 18,000.00 - 22,000.00Not Sold
20

CHILE | Two lithographed views of Valparaiso, [c.1854]

Hamburgc.1854GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,638.00
21CORONELLI, VINCENZO

CORONELLI | Atlante Veneto, 1691

VENICE, 1691GBP 50,000.00 - 60,000.00GBP 56,700.00
22DAFFY, ANTHONY

DAFFY | Elixir Salutis, 1681, 2 pamphlets

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 1,890.00
23DARWIN, CHARLES

DARWIN | autograph letter signed, to Henry Colburn, [1837]

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 6,930.00
24DINGLE, JOHN EDWIN AND HAROLD JOHN FRUIN, EDITORS

DINGLE | The new atlas of China, 1920

SHANGHAIC.1920GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
25DONN, BENJAMIN

DONN | A map of the county of Devon, 1765

LONDON1765GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,071.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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