Sothebys: Books and Manuscripts: 19th and 20th Century, L21404, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/20/2021 - 07/20/2021
Page Size: 151 items in 7 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Andersen | Paper cut of a figure in woodland

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
2Charles Baudelaire

Baudelaire | Oeuvres posthumes, Paris, 1908, half morocco

Paris1908GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
3Harmsen Van Der Beek

Harmsen Van Der Beek | Noddy set off to find Four-Chimney House, watercolour drawing, 1950

1950GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,764.00
4BLOK, ALEKSANDR

Blok | Dvenadtsat, St Petersburg, 1918, original wrappers, with an original drawing by Annenkov

PETERSBURG1918GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
5[Enid Blyton]

[Enid Blyton] | Noddy and Friends Greetings Cards, ink and watercolour drawings

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 1,890.00
6

Book of Kells | limited edition facsimile, Luzern, 1990, 3 volumes

Luzern1990GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 10,710.00
7Patrick Branwell Brontë

Branwell Bronte | Pencil sketch of T. Purser, 1840

PurserGBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,788.00
8Campan, Jeanne-Louise-Henriette

Campan | Memoirs of Marie Antoinette, London, 1823, 4 volumes, armorial morocco gilt, with an original document

London1823GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,772.00
9Karel ?apek

?apek | Krakatit, Prague, 1924, original decorative wrappers

Prague1924GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
10[Lewis Carroll] Joseph L. Mankiewicz

[Carroll] Mankiewicz | Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, extra-illustrated and autographed screenplay, [1933]

[Los Angeles1933GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 4,788.00
11Sir Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill | The River War, 1899, blue pictorial cloth, first edition

London1899GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 2,772.00
12Sir Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill | The People's Rights, 1910, original wrappers, first edition, second issue

London1910GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
13Sir Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill | letter signed, to Tom Clarke, angrily outlining his editorial shortcomings, 21 July 1933

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 9,450.00
14[Sir Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt] Glen Osborn

[Churchill and Roosevelt] | United for Victory, poster, 1942

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 882.00
15Sir Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt

Churchill and Roosevelt | The Atlantic Charter, [1943], poster

[Washington, DC1943GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 819.00
16Sir Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt

Churchill and Roosevelt | The Atlantic Charter, [c. 1944], one of 100 copies, original wrappers

Somewhere in HollandGBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 819.00
17Sir Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill | typed letter signed, addressed to the people of Malta, November 1962

GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 2,016.00
18Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | Still - William, 1925, first edition, presentation copy inscribed

London [1925]GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 5,670.00
19Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | William the Outlaw, 1927, first edition, presentation copy inscribed

London [1927]GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 4,788.00
20Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | William - the Bad, 1930, first edition, presentation copy

London[1930]GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 630.00
21Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | William - the Rebel, 1933, first edition, presentation copy inscribed

London [1933]GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,268.00
22Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | William Does his Bit, 1941, first edition, presentation copy inscribed

London1941GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,890.00
23Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | William and the Moon Rocket, 1954, first edition, presentation copy

London1954GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 882.00
24Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | William and the Space Animal, 1956, first edition, presentation copy

London1956GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 252.00
25Richmal Crompton

Richmal Crompton | William's Television Show, 1958, first edition, presentation copy inscribed

London1958GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 378.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
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