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Auction Date
01/28/2021 - 01/28/2021
Page Size: 475 items in 19 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1George Pemba and Others

UNIQUE GEORGE PEMBA ARCHIVE

C1980 - 2012USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 25,000.00
2John Le Carré

JOHN LE CARRÉ'S PANAMA SANDALS + SIGNED AUTOGRAPH LETTER

2001USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
3Sir Percy Fitzpatrick

JOCK OF  THE BUSHVELD - FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR

London1907USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,100.00
4Edgar Allen Poe

TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION - FINE COPY OF THE SIGNED DE-LUXE FIRST RACKHAM EDITION

London1935USD 3,000.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
5[Bryden (Henry Anderson) General Editor]

GREAT AND SMALL GAME OF AFRICA (Limited edition signed by Rowland Ward)

London1899USD 1,900.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
6Harris (Robert)

SOUTH AFRICA

Port Elizabeth1886USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
7Andrews (Henry Charles)

COLOURED ENGRAVINGS OF HEATHS

London 1802 and 1804USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
8Anson (George)

A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD,

London1748USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 900.00
9Bogaert (Abraham)

HISTORISCHE REIZEN DOOR D'OOSTERSCHE DEELEN VAN ASIA,

T', Amsterdam1711USD 900.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
10Mandela (Nelson)

LONG WALK TO FREEDOM (Easton Press Collector’s Edition signed by Mandela)

Norwalk, Connecticut2000USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,400.00
11Robert Moffat

TWO EARLY INSCRIBED ROBERT MOFFAT-TRANSLATED TSWANA BIBLE BOOKS

Kuruman & London 1833 and 1841USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,100.00
12

Transvaal War 1880-81 / South African War 1899-1902.

1880-1881/1889-1902.USD 750.00 - 750.00USD 500.00
13Theodore Roosevelt

The Works of Theodore Roosevelt 20 volumes. National Edition - 1926

New York1926USD 1,600.00 - 1,900.00Not Sold
14

LATIN BIBLE - BIBLIA SACRA VETERIS ET NOVI TESTAMENTI BIBLE - TOBIAS STIMMER - Illustrated edition of 1578 with 190 wood carvings by Tobias Stimmer

BASILIAE1578USD 1,800.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
15Le Vaillant (François)

REIZE IN DE BINNENLANDEN VAN AFRIKA,

Te Leyden en Amsterdam 1791 – 1798USD 900.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
16Walter Battiss

SOUTH AFRICAN LITHOGRAPHS BY WALTER BATTISS A Series of Twelve from the Original Plates, Each Signed by the Artist. Limited to 150 Sets. Five Guineas

circa 1950USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
17Roberts, Field Marshal, Lord Frederick Sleigh

PROCLAMATIE: … indien er eenige schade gedaan wordt aan de spoorweglijnen of eenige van de spoorwegbruggen, duikers of gebouwen, of aan eenige telegraaflijnen of ander…

Pretoria1900USD 450.00 - 450.00Not Sold
18Henri Breuil, Mary Boyle, and E. R. Scherz

The White Lady of the Brandberg. Volume One of the Rock Paintings of Southern Africa.

London1955USD 600.00 - 700.00Not Sold
19Charles John Andersson

LAKE NGAMI (1st British edition with lithographs) Or, Explorations and Discoveries, During Four Years' Wanderings in the Wilds of South Western Africa

London1856USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
20Graham Greene

THE LAWLESS ROADS - FINE COPY IN DW A Mexican Journey

London1939USD 900.00 - 1,100.00Not Sold
21Hugh Marshall Hole

OLD RHODESIAN DAYS (1928) Inscribed by W. J. Rowe, one of the original 1890 column into Mashonaland

London1928USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 221.00
22P. S. Joshi

The Tyranny of Colour (1942) - copy inscribed to Minister of Justice Colin Fraser Steyn, son of President M. T. Steyn A Study of the Indian Problem in South Africa

Durban1942USD 70.00 - 70.00USD 95.00
23General Christiaan de Wet & President M. T. Steyn

Original Cheque of Eleven Pounds to General Christiaan de Wet from President M. T. Steyn (1909)

1909USD 250.00 - 250.00USD 511.00
24

The Whenwes Of Rhodesia & Two Rhodesian Seven Singles produced during the Bush War

1978USD 80.00 - 80.00Not Sold
25Frederick Courtenay Selous

Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia (1896)

London1896USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 428.00
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
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