Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, 1100, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/26/2022 - 05/26/2022
Page Size: 394 items in 16 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Cato (Marcus Porcius, Censorius)

Precepta Moralia,

Leipzig1518GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 625.00
2Claudianus (Claudius)

Opera Quam Diligentissime Castigata, Quorum Indicem in Sequenti Pagina Reperies, first Aldine edition,

[Venice]1523GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 625.00
3Solinus (Caius Julius)

Polyhistor, Rerum Toto Orbe Memorabilium Thesaurus Locupletissimus,

Basel1543GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,250.00
4Justinianus I.

Annotated Law.- Justinianus I. Institutionum libri IIII, a rare little edition,

Antwerp1553GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 375.00
5Vida (Marcus Antonius Hieronymus)


Antwerp1558GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 375.00

Law.- Coustumes du Pais de Normandie, Anciens Ressors, et Enclaves d'Iceluy,

Paris1586GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 625.00
7Porcacchi (Tommaso)

Le Isole Piu Famose del Mondo, 3 parts in 1,

Venice1590GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,000.00
8Ammirato (Scipione)

Dell'Istorie Fiorentine, first edition,

Florence1600GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 625.00
9Descartes (René)

Meditationes de prima philosophia, second edition,

Amsterdam1642GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 2,500.00
10Loen (Johann Michael)

Der Kaufmanns-Adel..., first edition,

Frankfurt1742GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 300.00
11[Hurtaut (Pierre Thomas Nicolas)]

L'Art de Peter, Essay Théori-Physique et Méthodique,

[Paris]1751GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 400.00
12Caraccioli (Louis Antoine de)

Le Livre à la Mode, first edition, printed in green, & Genlis Annales de la Vertu, 3 vol.

[?Paris]1759 1781 GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00

Music.- Popular songs.- An excellent group of c.80 most separately published 18th century French popular songs

[?Paris] c.1770.GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
13ACervantès Saavedra (Miguel de)

El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha, 4 vol.,

Madrid1780GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
14Tasso (Torquato)

La Gerusalemme Liberata, 2 vol.,

Parma1794GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
15Doni (Anton Francesco)


Venice1860GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold

Bindings.- Missel, chromolithographed illuminated border,

Tournai1891GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 237.50

East Yorkshire, Gowdall.- Charter by Alice Faraydone de Goudale to Edmund son of Hugh of Goudale one selion of land in Goudale [Gowdall] called Periscroft,

13th centuryGBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 585.00

West Yorkshire, Lepton.- Thomas son of Richard of Ruley [Rowley Hill, Lepton] confirms to Adam son of Robert de Ruley two acres of land in Ruley, viz. half acre in Estrode by bradalye, half acre between the assart of Award de Lepton and part of my land in

c. 1290.GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 520.00

Medieval.- Quitclaim by John de Houghthon to William de Landon of ?Herdwik and Joan his wife, 6 marks, 6s. 8d annual rent and any reversions of land in Cuiere Schuweburg which Juliana de Schuweberg granted them,

1328GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 650.00

Norfolk, Great Yarmouth.- Collection of c. 40 documents mostly relating to Great Yarmouth [&] 8 leaves from various late medieval and 16th century religious texts, manuscripts in Latin and English19th century half calf,

1345-1820.GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 3,900.00

Uffington, Berkshire now Oxfordshire.- Memorandum about seven acres of land granted to Richard son of Philip le Clover, to him and his heirs in tail, by Richard Waleys... half an acre at le Fenne between the lands of John Irp the elder and Nicholas of Uff

c. 1350.GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 520.00

West Yorkshire, Bolsterstone & Ecclesfield.- Grant and quitclaim by John son of Henry son of Robert to Adam son of Thomas dil Hole of all right he might have in a piece of land in ?Ingebat after his mother's death within the bounds of ?Daldirtholf, manusc

1367GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 455.00

Cambridgeshire, Ashley.- Charter by Ralph Farwell of Aschele [Ashley] confirmation to John Motte mercer of fourteen acres in the fields of Aschele, of which two are in Hethfeld between land of the prior of the hospital of St John and the main road to Newm

1393GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 520.00

Law of Succession.- [Cases relating to Succession],

no placec.1450.GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
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