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
51NOLIN, JEAN-BAPTISTE

NOLIN | L'Afrique dressee sur les relations, 1775, engraved wall-map

PARIS1775GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,394.00
52ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM

ORTELIUS | Theatrum orbis terrarum, 1584, 3 parts in one

ANTWERP1584GBP 35,000.00 - 45,000.00Not Sold
53PENNANT, THOMAS

PENNANT | The British zoology, 1761-1766

LONDON1761-1766GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 10,710.00
54PISTRUCCI, FILIPPO

PISTRUCCI | Iconologia ovvero immagini, 1819

MILAN1819GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,268.00
55PTOLEMAEUS, CLAUDIUS

PTOLEMAEUS | Geographia universa, Venice, 1596, later half vellum

VENICE1596GBP 3,500.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
56SIMPSON, WILLIAM

SIMPSON |The seat of the War in the East. London, 1855–56, 2 parts in one volume

LONDON1855–1856GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,008.00
57STEDMAN, JOHN GABRIEL

STEDMAN | Narrative of a five years' expedition against the revolted negroes of Surinam, 1813

LONDON1813GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 5,040.00
58SYRACUSE

SYRACUSE | Bonanni, Delle Antiche Siracuse, 1717, 2 volumes; Descrizione delle quattro, 1717, engraved map (3)

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
59VEER, GERRIT DE

VEER | Tre navigationi fatte dagli Olandesi e Zelandesi, 1599, first Italian edition

VENICE1599GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
60WHITEREAD, RACHEL

WHITEREAD, Rachel | House Project, Artangel, 1995, no.2/60 of the artist's proofs

1995GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,772.00
61WIEGAND, B?

WIEGAND | watercolour and pencil sketch, [twentieth century]

GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 315.00
62PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR, DUKE OF CLARENCE

PRINCE ALBERT VICTOR, DUKE OF CLARENCE | series of seven letters to Sybil St Claire Erskine, 1891

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,410.00
63DANTE ALIGHIERI

ASHENDENE PRESS | Dante, la Divina Commedia, 1902-1905

ASHENDENE PRESS1902-1905GBP 14,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 17,640.00
64AUSTEN, JANE

AUSTEN | Mansfield Park, 1814

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
65BEARDSLEY, AUBREY--ARISTOPHANES

BEARDSLEY--ARISTOPHANES | The Lysistrata of Aristophanes, 1896, number 21 of 100 copies

LONDON1896GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 7,560.00
66BIBLE, ENGLISH

BIBLE | 1645, embroidered binding

1645GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,300.00
67BODLEIAN LIBRARY

BODLEIAN LIBRARY | Catalogue, 1738

OXFORD1738GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,512.00
68CAPOTE, TRUMAN

CAPOTE | Breakfast at Tiffany's, revised typescript, 1958

GBP 120,000.00 - 180,000.00GBP 378,000.00
69CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE

CERVANTES | The History of Don Quichote, 1620

1620GBP 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
70[CHURCHILL]

[CHURCHILL]--AUTOGRAPH ALBUM | Containing c.275 items including a letter by Churchill

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 8,820.00
71BRENNAN, LOUIS

[CHURCHILL]--MONORAIL | visitors' book signed by Churchill and others, 1910-11

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,142.00
72[DOYLE, SIR ARTHUR CONAN], COTTINGLEY FAIRIES.

[DOYLE, Sir A.C.] COTTINGLEY FAIRIES | Collection from M.T. Johnson, including 5 photographic plates, psychic spectacles

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 4,032.00
73EDWARD VIII, AS PRINCE OF WALES

EDWARD VIII, as Prince of Wales | autograph speech, 1919

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
74ELIOT, T.S.

ELIOT | Ash Wednesday, 1930, inscribed

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 3,276.00
75ERAGNY PRESS-BROWNING, ROBERT--GAUTIER, JUDITH

ERAGNY PRESS--BROWNING--GAUTIER | Two volumes, 1904-11

1904-11GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,528.00
  • <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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