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

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26DONOVAN, EDWARD

DONOVAN | The natural history of British birds, 1794-1798

LONDON1794-1798GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,394.00
27DURY, ANDREW

DURY | A chorographical map of the King of Sardinia's dominions, 1765

LONDON1765GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
28EDWARDS, GEORGE

EDWARDS | A natural history of birds [Gleanings of natural history], 1802–1806 (watermarks 1816–1824)

LONDON1802–1806 (WATERMARKS 1816–1824)GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 20,160.00
29EINSTEIN, ALBERT

EINSTEIN I Signed photograph, 1955

GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 40,320.00
30ELLIOT, DANIEL GIRAUD

ELLIOT, D.G.| A Monograph of the Paradiseidae, or Birds of Paradise, New York 1873, folio, 36 plates

NEW YORK1873GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 25,200.00
31ELLIOT, DANIEL GIRAUD

ELLIOT, D.G. | A Monograph of the Phasianidae, New York 1870-1872, 2 volumes

NEW YORK1870-1872GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00GBP 69,300.00
32FARRÈRE, CLAUDE–FOUQUERAY, CHARLES

FARRÈRE AND FOUQUERAY | Jonques et sampans, 1945

PARIS1945GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,764.00
33[FER, NICOLAS DE]

[FER] | Mappe-monde ou carte generale de la terre, 1760, large hand-coloured wall-map

PARIS1760GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 6,930.00
34HUNNIN, JOSEPH

FRANCE | A pair of trompe-l'oeil engravings of assignats, c.1797

MALINESC.1797GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,142.00
35FÜSSLI, JOHANN HEINRICH

FÜSSLI | Vues remarquables de la Suisse, [c.1802]

ZURICHC.1802GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
36GART DER GESUNDHEIT

GART DER GESUNDHEIT | Augsburg, 1487, coloured woodcuts, later boards

AUGSBURG1487GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
37GOULD, JOHN

GOULD, J. | Monograph of the Trogonidae, London 1835-1838, folio

LONDON1835-1838GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 16,380.00
38HAYES, WILLIAM

HAYES, W. | Portraits of Rare and Curious Birds, London 1794

LONDON1794GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,890.00
39HUME, ALLAN OCTAVIAN, AND CHARLES H.T. MARSHALL

HUME and MARSHALL | The Game Birds of India, Calcutta 1879-81, 3 vols

CALCUTTA1879-1881GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 5,292.00
40JAILLOT, CHARLES HUBERT--NICOLAS SANSON D'ABBEVILLE

JAILLOT AND SANSON | Atlas Nouveau. Contenant toutes les parties du Monde, 1692-1693, 2 volumes

PARIS1692-93GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 16,380.00
41[JAWHARI, ISMA‘IL IBN HAMMAD AND MUHAMMED B.MUSTAFA AL-WANI, TRANSLATOR]

JAWHARI, ISMA'IL IBN HAMMAD | Turkish-Arabic dictionary, 1803, Sir Gore Ouseley's copy

CONSTANTINOPLE1802-1803GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,520.00
42KNORR, GEORG WOLFGANG

KNORR | Verlustiging der oogen en van den geest, 1770–1775

AMSTERDAM1770–1775GBP 5,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 6,300.00
43

KOREA | Manuscript map, [twentieth century]

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,410.00
44LATHAM, JOHN

LATHAM | A general synopsis of birds, 1781-1785

LONDON1781-1785GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,520.00
45

LONDON |The several plans and drawings ... in the Third Report ... upon the improvement of the Port of London, 1800

LONDON:1800GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
46

MALAYSIA | Reconnaissance Map South-East Pahang, 1922

KUALA LUMPUR:1922GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,071.00
47

MEDICINE | Manuscript medical and culinary recipe book, 17th centuy

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 15,120.00
48MERCATOR, GERARD AND JODOCUS HONDIUS

MERCATOR AND HONDIUS | Atlas, 1613

AMSTERDAM1613GBP 50,000.00 - 60,000.00Not Sold
49MEYER, JOHANN DANIEL

MEYER | Angenehmer und nuetzlicher Zeit-vertreib mit Betrachtung curioser vorstellungen allerhand... Thiere, 1748–1756

NUREMBERG1748-56GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00GBP 9,450.00
50NOLIN, JEAN-BAPTISTE

NOLIN | Le Globe Terrestre Represente En Deux Plans-Hemispheres, 1775, large hand-coloured wall-map

PARIS1775GBP 12,000.00 - 14,000.00Not Sold
  • <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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>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
  • <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.
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