Sydney Rare Book Auctions: Christmas Catalogue, 120222, Ultimo

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/02/2022 - 12/02/2022
Page Size: 695 items in 28 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1TE Lawrence

Crusader Castles

London1936AUD 900.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
2Justin Huntly McCarthy.

Lady Burton's Edition of her husband's 'Arabian Nights', translated from the Arabic and prepared for household reading

London1886AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 212.50
3

A trophy presented to the yacht Ballyhoo by City Ford for first place outright in the Giant Yacht Challenge.

AUD 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
4Philip E. Muskett

The Art of Living in Australia

London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Melbourne, Sydney and New York [1894]AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 281.25
5George Sitwell with Sir Osbert Sitwell

On the Making of Gardens

London1949AUD 400.00 - 500.00AUD 375.00
6JLW Thudichum and August Dupre.

A Treatise on the Origin, Nature, and Varieties of Wine: being a complete manual of viticulture and oenology

London1872AUD 750.00 - 1,000.00AUD 1,125.00
7Henry Vizetelly.

The Wines of the World characterized & classed with some particulars respecting the beers of Europe

London1875AUD 750.00 - 1,000.00AUD 750.00
8[AL Henderson]

The History of Ancient and Modern Wines

London1824AUD 500.00 - 750.00AUD 375.00
9AJ Wilkinson.

The Australian Cook: a complete manual of cookery suitable for the Australian colonies, with especial reference to the gas cooking stove

Melbourne1876AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00AUD 2,500.00
10

The English and Australian Cookery Book: cookery for the many, as well as for the upper ten thousand by an Australian aristologist.

London1864AUD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00AUD 6,250.00
11

Christian Dior La Cuisine Cousu-Main.

1972AUD 150.00 - 200.00AUD 468.75
12William Buckley and Claude Landry.

A collection of six books on cooking and household management. 1) The Vade-Mecum of the Wine Lover

Paris1955AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 37.50
13

1) The Australian housewives' manual: a book for beginners and people with small incomes by an Old Housekeeper.

Melbourne1883AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
14MLL Vallemont

La Physique occulte, ou Traite de la baguette divinatoire, Et de son utilite pour la decouverte des sources d'eau, des mini?res, des tresors cachez, des voleurs & des meurtriers fugitifs.

Paris1696AUD 400.00 - 500.00AUD 937.50
15James Sinclair.

Steamships Trading Company 1918-2008: a history

Palm Cove Queensland2008AUD 150.00 - 250.00Not Sold
16MERCURIALE Gerolamo

Artis Gymnasticae apud antiquos celeberrimae, nostris temporibus ignoratae, Libri sex.

Venezia,1569AUD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
17Truman Capote.

9 books on or by Truman Capote.

AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 75.00
18Pierce Egan.

The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Samuel Denmore Hayward Denominated: The Modern Macheath, who suffered at the Old Bailey, on Tuesday, November 27, 1821, for the Crime of Burglary: …

London1822AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 62.50
19

A Dictionary of Classical Antiquities Mythology, Religion, Literature and Art from the German of Dr Oskar Seyffert

London1908AUD 120.00 - 160.00AUD 162.50
20Dr GG Gervinus translated FE Bunnet

Shakespeare Commentaries

London1877AUD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
21Captain Basil Hall.

Forty Etchings, from Sketches Made with the Camera Lucida, in North America, in 1827 and 1829

Edinburgh1829AUD 400.00 - 500.00AUD 125.00
22Richard Burton.

Perfumed Garden of Cheikh Nefzaoui A Manual of Arabian Erotology (XVI. Century) Revised and translated

Cosmopoli1886AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 125.00
23William Duncan.

The Elements of Logic in Four books

London1764AUD 150.00 - 200.00AUD 162.50
24Cecil Chesterton.

Three vellum bindings. 1) Nell Gwyn

London1912AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 125.00
25

The History of Singing Birds Count de Buffon.

Edinburgh1791AUD 100.00 - 150.00AUD 225.00
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    <b>Swann:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Rock Climbers,</i> cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> watercolor, ink and gouache, 1954. Sold December 15 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Brontë, <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography. Edited by Currer Bell,</i> three volumes, first edition, 1847. Sold June 16, 2022 — $23,750.
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    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Vertigo (1958), poster, US. The ultimate poster on this classic Hitchcock title, one of three known examples. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Lawrence of Arabia (1962), roadshow poster, US. £8,000 to £12,000.
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  • <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 817. Bellin's complete five-volume maritime atlas with 581 maps & plates (1764). $24,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 325. An early and important map of the Republic of Texas (1837). $11,000 to $14,000.
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    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 815. Homann's world atlas featuring 110 maps in contemporary color (1751). $14,000 to $16,000.
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    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 59. Important milestone in preparation for 1969 moon landing (1963). $750 to $900.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 805. Superb bible leaf with image of crucifixion of Jesus with gilt highlights (1518). $800 to $950.
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    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [EINSTEIN, Albert (1879–1955)]. –– ORLIK, Emil (1870–1932), artist. Lithograph signed (“Albert Einstein”). N.p., 1928. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. <i>[The Lord of the Rings trilogy:] The Fellowship of the Ring.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Two Towers.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Return of the King.</i> 1955. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") and Charles Dudley WARNER. <i>The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.</i> Hartford and Chicago, 1873. $6,000 to $8,000.
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