Sothebys: Collection of a Connoisseur: History in Manuscript, Part 2 - bidstart 4/15 , L21412, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
04/27/2021 - 04/27/2021
Page Size: 135 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Prince Albert, Consort to Queen Victoria

Prince Albert | Autograph letter signed, to Colonel Wylde, 22 February 1846

1846GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 882.00
2Queen Alexandra

Queen Alexandra | Album of photographs presented to her by Press Photographers, 1916

1916GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 378.00
3Field Marshal E.H. Allenby

E.H. Allenby | Autograph letter signed and a typescript preface to his Life signed by Lloyd George

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 567.00
4Anne of Austria (1601-1666), Queen mother of Louis XIV

Anne of Austria | Document signed, 29 October 1646

1646GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 945.00
5

Artists' letters | A collection including items signed by Pissarro, Warhol, Isabey and Roberts

GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,197.00
6

Ballets Russes | A collection, including a signed photo by Anna Pavlova and a signed prospectus by Picasso

GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 5,670.00
7Bonaparte family

Bonaparte family | A group of seven letters and documents

GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 630.00
8

British History | a collection of 113 letters and documents bound in three volumes, 16th-18th century

16th-18th centuryGBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 21,420.00
9

British Army | A collection of eight documents, 1815-54

1815-54GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 441.00
10

British Empire | A collection of eleven documents, 1892-1950

1892-1950GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 378.00
11

British Politician | A collection of letters and documents, 17th-20th century

17th-20th centuryGBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 630.00
12

British Royal family | Collection of five documents signed, 1789-1871

1789-1871GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 945.00
13

BRITISH SOVEREIGNS | 3 documents signed, summons to coronations, 1838-1911

1838-1911GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 2,142.00
14Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France (1519-1589)

Catherine de' Medici | Letter signed, to Raimond, Seigneur de Fourquevaux, 8 November 1566

1566GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 6,930.00
15Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France

Catherine de' Medici | Letter signed, to Monsieur de Fourquevaux, about the Dutch rebellion, 13 November 1568

1568GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00GBP 4,788.00
16Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia

Catherine II | Letter signed, to Peter Zapodovsky, about building St Isaac's Cathedral, 11 November 1790

1790GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,780.00
17Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia

Catherine II, Empress of Russia | letter signed, to Vasili Stepanovich [Popov], 8 December 1791

1791GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,268.00
18Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia

Catherine II | Document signed, granting the Order of Saint George during the war against the Ottomans, 1792

1792GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,780.00
19James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

Charge of the Light Brigade--James, Earl of Cardigan | Autograph memorandum describing the Charge, 27 October 1854

1854GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 15,120.00
20George Charles Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan

Charge of the Light Brigade--Lord Lucan | Military papers, mostly from the Crimean War, chiefly 1820s-80s

1820s-80sGBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 12,600.00
21Charles I

Charles I | Document signed, as Prince of Wales, granting Brampton Wood to John Craig, 10 December 1624

1624GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,386.00
22Christina, Queen of Sweden

Christina, Queen of Sweden | Letter signed, to Count Arvid Wittenbrg, 7 May 1653

1653GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 693.00
23Sir Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill | autograph letter signed, to T.E. Lawrence, praising Seven Pillars of Wisdom, 16 May 1927

1927GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 69,300.00
24Churchill, Sir Winston

Sir Winston Churchill | autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942

1942GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 75,600.00
25

Communism | Documents signed by Khrushchev and Ceausescu

GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 1,890.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Mary Anning. Autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, 24 November 1834. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Bolyai. <i>Scientiam spatii absolute veram exhibens,</i> Maros Vásárhelyi, 1832-1833, 2 volumes, half calf. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Vesalius.<br><i>De humani corporis fabrica,</i> Basel, 1555, modern crushed burgundy morocco. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Copernicus.<br><i>De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,</i> Nuremberg, 1543, later boards, Rostock duplicate. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Payan-Dumoulin. Profusely illustrated manuscript of fossils, France, c.1875-1979. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to his son Albert, 4 November [1915]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
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