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Auction Report
Auction Date
02/04/2021 - 02/04/2021
Page Size: 232 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Wilmerding (John)

Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) and the Heart of American Life

1993GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 18.75
2Hill (Oliver), John Cornforth, James Lees-Milne & Christopher Hussey.

English Country Houses 1625-1840, 5 vol. [a complete set], first editions, vol.3 lacking front free endpaper, original cloth or boards with dust-jackets, the last three a little torn at edges, 4to

1966GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 300.00
3Orgel (Stephen) & Roy Strong.

Inigo Jones: The Theatre of the Stuart Court

1973GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 450.00
4Benezit (Emmanuel)

Dictionary of Artists

Paris2006GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 200.00
5Albinson (A.Cassandra)

Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power & Brilliance, New Haven & London

2010GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 175.00
6Edwards (Paul) & others.

Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), original cloth-backed boards, Madrid

2010GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 100.00
7Langdale (Cecily)

Gwen John with a Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings and a Selection of the Drawings, New Haven & London

1987GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 81.25
8Ormond (Richard)

Early Victorian Portraits

1973GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 62.50
9Reed (Patricia)

William Nicholson: Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings

2011GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 237.50
10Rothenstein (John)

Albert Houthuesen: An Appreciation, number 89 of 120 copies with an original lithograph and signed by the author and artist, from an edition limited to 250, signed lithographed numbered 29/60 loosely inserted, original calf-backed boards, slightly faded,

1969GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 325.00
11Whistler (Laurence) & Ronald Fuller.

The Work of Rex Whistler, first edition, illustrations, short tear to upper edge of frontispiece, original pictorial cloth, gilt, dust-jacket, very slightly rubbed at edges but still an excellent copy

1960GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 162.50
12Young (Andrew McLaren) & others.

The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler

New Haven & London1980GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 106.25
13Sebag-Montefiore (Charles) & Julia I.Armstrong-Totten.

A Dynasty of Dealers: John Smith and Successors 1801-1924: A Study of the Art Market in Nineteenth-Century London, Roxburghe Club

2013GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 350.00
14Millar (Oliver)

The Tudor, Stuart and Early Georgian [& Later Georgian] Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, together 4 vol.

1963-69GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 137.50
15Radnor (Helen Matilda, Countess) & W.B.Squire.

Catalogue of the Pictures in the Collection of the Earl of Radnor

1909GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 125.00
16Cleland (Elizabeth) & Lorraine Karafel.

Tapestries from the Burrell Collection

2017GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 31.25
17Roche (Serge)

Cadres Français et Étrangers du XVe Siècle au XVIIIe Siècle

Paris1931GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 300.00
18Kaplan (Wendy)

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, original wrappers, Glasgow

1996GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 68.75
19Ward-Jackson (Peter)

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogues: Italian Drawings

1979GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 475.00
20White (Christopher)

The Dutch Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, Cambridge

1982GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 106.25
21Gombrich (E.H.)

The Image and the Eye, Oxford

1982GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 68.75
22Goncourt (Edmond & Jules de)

Histoire de la Société Francaise pendant la Révolution, light foxing, contemporary half red morocco, t.e.g., others uncut, original pictorial wrappers bound in, Paris

1889GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 75.00
23Distel (Anne)

Impressionism: The First Collectors, New York

1990GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 106.25
24Leveque (Jean-Jacques)

L'Art et la Révolution Francaise 1789-1804, Neuchatel

1987GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 106.25
25Maison (K.E.)

Honoré Daumier: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings

2 vol., one of 500 copies for UK, illustrations, original cloth, spines very slightly faded, together in slip-caseGBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 93.75
  • <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.
  • <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.
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