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
76FALCONER, WILLIAM

FALCONER, W. | The Shipwreck, 1806, in Edwards of Halifax Binding with Fore-edge Painting

1806GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 504.00
77GANDHI, MOHANDAS K.

GANDHI | autograph letter signed, in Gujarati, to Shireen Virji, 17 July 1944

1944GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 5,040.00
78GIBBON, EDWARD

GIBBON, E. | History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1776-1788, 6 volumes

1776-1788GBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 10,080.00
79HAMMETT, DASHIELL

HAMMETT | The Thin Man,1934

NEW YORK1934GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 1,764.00
80HENTY, G.A.

HENTY | Rujub, the Juggler. 1893

1893GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
81HOBBES, THOMAS, TRANSLATOR

HOBBES, transl. | Thucydides. The History of the Grecian War, 1676

1676GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 3,780.00
82HOLLAR, WENCESLAUS

HOLLAR | Ornatus Muliebris Anglicanus, London, 1640, modern calf

1639 or 1640GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 9,450.00
83HUGHES, TED

HUGHES | Selected Poems 1957-1981, inscribed

1985GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
84HUXLEY, ALDOUS

HUXLEY | Five first editions, two signed

1924, 1928, 1939, 1955GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
85JENKINS, JAMES

JENKINS | The martial achievements of Great Britain, [1814–1815]

LONDON1814–1815GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
86JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1916, New York

NEW YORK1916GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 2,394.00
87JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Instalments of "Ulysses" [in] "The Little Review, New York

NEW YORK: 1920GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 945.00
88JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922

PARIS1922GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 9,450.00
89JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Jugendbildnis [A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man], [1926], signed by the author in 1927

BASLE, ZURICH, LEIPZIG, PARIS, STRASBOURG1926GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
90JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Ulysses, Basel, 1927, 1/1000

BASEL1927GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
91JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Pomes Penyeach, Paris, 1927

PARIS1927GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 378.00
92JAMES JOYCE, ET AL.

JOYCE--BECKETT--et al | Our Exagmination, 1929

LONDON1936GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 378.00
93JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Ulysses, Zurich, 1930, 2 volumes

ZURICH1930GBP 150.00 - 300.00Not Sold
94JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Ulysses, Odyssey Press, 1932

HAMBURG1932GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 630.00
95JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Finnegans Wake, 1939

FABER AND FABER1939GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
96JOYCE, JAMES

JOYCE | Collection of Two Worlds & Transition, in total 37 issues

GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,260.00
97KEROUAC, JACK

KEROUAC, J. | Tristessa. New York, 1960, paperback, signed by the author

NEW YORK1960GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,016.00
98LAWRENCE, T.E.

LAWRENCE, T.E., contrib.| Carcamesh, parts 1-3, 1914-1952

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
99LAWRENCE, T.E.

LAWRENCE, T.E. | Palestine Exploration Fund, 1914. The Wilderness of Zin..., 1914

1914GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
100LAWRENCE, T.E.

LAWRENCE, T.E. (contrib.) | A Brief Record of the Advance of the Egypt Expeditionary Force, 1919

CAIRO1919GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 315.00
  • <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.
  • <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Most Remarkable Autograph Album Ever Offered: Wilde Poem, Melville Quotes Shakespeare, 8 presidents, Mary Lincoln & 400 More. $30,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Unique Napoleon Autograph Manuscript Detailing his Military Campaign in Italy, plus Doodles. $18,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Remarkable Pasteur Manuscript on Rabies Research 8 Months before 1st Successful Human Vaccination. $12,500 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Freud 1933 ALS Supporting First Lay Analyst Theodor Reik with Reik’s Handwritten Definition of Psychology. $15,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Begin & Sadat Unique Signed Photo from Camp David Summit. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Scriabin ALS Written the Year He Completed “The Poem of Ecstasy.” $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Columbus’ Patron Pays for a Gift to a Lady in Waiting. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Signed Photo of Nansen, Nobel Prize Winner & Norway’s First Great Arctic Explorer. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Stravinsky Pens 5 Bars from "Petrouschka.” $1,200 to $1,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Zapata Letter Written 4 Days Following Collapse of Negotiations between Villa and Carranza. $2,000 to $2,200.
  • <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.
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