Sothebys: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana - Part 2 - bidstart 7/7, N10963, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/21/2022 - 07/21/2022
Page Size: 116 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1014Alken, Henry

The National Sports of Great Britain.

London1821USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 8,190.00
1015Alken, Henry

A Collection of Sporting and Humourous Designs, Comprising a Variety of Entertaining Works ... Illustrative of the Manners, Customs, Sports and Pastimes of England.

London1824USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 20,160.00
1016Alken, Henry

The National Sports of Great Britain.

London1825USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,276.00
1017(Alken, Henry)

A group of seven titles with illustrations by Henry Alken related to sporting

London1823USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 4,410.00
1019Berners, [Dame Juliana]

The Gentlemans Academie: Or, The Booke of St. Albans. Containing three most exact and excellent Bookes; the first of Hawking, the second of all the proper termes of Hunting, and the last of Armorie: all compiled by Juliana Barnes, in the yere from the inc

London1595USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 15,120.00
1020 [Ellis, George, editor]

Specimens of the Early English Poets.

London1790USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,024.00
1021Brown, Peter

New Illustrations of Zoology, Containing Fifty Coloured Plates of New, Curious, and Non-Descript Birds, with a Few Quadrupeds, Reptiles and Insects...

London1776USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,780.00
1022Catesby, Mark

Piscium Serpentum Insectorum Aliorumque Nonnullarum Animalium nec non plantarum quarundam imagines quas Marcus Catesby, In Posteriore Parte Splendidi Illus Operis Quo Carolinae Floridae et Bahamensium...

Nuremberg1777USD 18,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 32,760.00
1023Clark, Roland

Roland Clark's Etchings.

New York1938USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,260.00
1024[Clemens, Samuel L.]

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Hartford1876USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 20,160.00
1025Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, John Keats, and Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats. Complete in One Volume.

Paris1829USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,032.00
1026[Crawhall, Joseph]

The Compleatest Angling Booke that Ever was Writ...

Newcastle-upon-Tyne1859USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 8,190.00
1027[Defoe, Daniel]

The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner ...

London1719USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 37,800.00
1028Dickens, Charles

Bleak House.

London1852 – 1853USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,134.00
1029Dickens, Charles

A Tale of Two Cities.

London1859USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 11,340.00
1030Frost, Arthur Burdett

Shooting Pictures.

New York1895-1896USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold
1031Goode, George Brown and Kilbourne, Samuel A.

Game Fishes of the United States.

New York1879USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 4,788.00
1032[Gosden, Thomas]

A group of three sporting books in Gosden bindings.

London ca. 1800-1834USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,260.00
1033Gould, John

A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans.

London1852-1854USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00USD 56,700.00
1034Hodges, W.P., and Henry Alken

[The Beaufort Hunt]. A Series of Eight Plates of Fox Hunting from the Original Drawings by W.P. Hodges... Engraved by Henry Alken.

London1833USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
1035Hunt, Lynn Bogue

An Artist's Game Bag.

New York1936USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,032.00
1036La Fontaine, Jean de

Les amours de Psyche et de Cupidon.

Paris1795USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
1037Morris, Beverley R.

British Game Birds and Wildfowl.

London1855USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 504.00

Atlas of Nassau County, Long Island N.Y. Complete in One Volume.

Brooklyn1906USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,260.00
1039North, Roger — Eleazar Albin (illustrator)

A Treatise on Fish and Fish-Ponds.

London:no date watermarked 1824USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,142.00
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