Forum Auctions: Signed and Inscribed: A Gentleman's Library of Modern Literature, 1075, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/07/2021 - 07/07/2021
Page Size: 510 items in 21 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Albee (Edward)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

New York1962GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 400.00
2Albee (Edward)

The American Dream

New York1961GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,125.00
3Allende (Isabel)

The House of the Spirits

New York1985GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 600.00
4Angelou (Maya)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

New York1969GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,375.00
5Angelou (Maya)

Gather Together in my Name

New York1974GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 525.00
6Auden (W.H.) and Christopher Isherwood.

The Dog Beneath the Skin

additionally signed by Isherwood1935GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 475.00
7Auden (W.H.) and Louis MacNeice.

Letters from Iceland

Faber & Faber1937GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 300.00
8Auden (W.H.) and Christopher Isherwood.

On the Frontier

Faber & Faber1938GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 400.00
9Auden (W.H.)

Nones

New York1951GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,750.00
10Auden (W.H.)

The Shield of Achilles

New York1955GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,375.00
11Auden (W.H.)

Epistle to a Godson

1972GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,875.00
12Baldwin (James)

Go Tell It On the Mountain

New York1953GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 4,750.00
13Baldwin (James)

Giovanni's Room

New York1956GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,500.00
14Baldwin (James)

Another Country

New York1962GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,000.00
15Baldwin (James)

Another Country

Michael Joseph1963GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 1,000.00
16Baldwin (James)

The Fire Next Time

New York1963GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,500.00
17Baldwin (James)

Blues for Mister Charlie. A Play

New York1964GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 875.00
18Baldwin (James)

Blues for Mister Charlie

New York1964GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 375.00
19Baldwin (James)

Going to Meet the Man

New York1965GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 875.00
20Baldwin (James)

Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone

New York1968GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,750.00
21Baldwin (James)

The Amen Corner. A Play

New York1968GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 500.00
22Baldwin (James)

The Devil Finds Work

New York1976GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 750.00
23Baldwin (James)

Just Above My Head

New York1979GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,250.00
24Baldwin (James)

Jimmy's Blues. Selected Poems

1983GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 562.50
25Baldwin (James)

The Price of the Ticket. Collected Non-Fiction 1948-1985

New York1985GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 812.50
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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