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Auction Name Entertainment Memorabilia Total Sales (GBP) 277,314.00
Auction Date 12/13/2017 - 12/13/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 196,600.00
Sale Number #24241 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 275,150.00
Total Lots 163
Sold Lots 104 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 351,700.00
% of Lots Sold 63.80% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 480,550.00
Unsold Lots 59 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 57.71%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
160

John Lennon: A completed 'Valentine Awards 1969' polling form for 'Disc And Music Echo',

1969 GBP 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 23,750.00
149

John Lennon: An original drawing, 'The Fat Budgie',

1965 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 22,500.00
93

Motörhead/Phil ('Philthy Animal') Taylor: An original Camco drum kit with shark motif bass drumskins,

1970's GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 18,750.00
44

Doctor Who: a full-size silver coloured Dalek ('Mk 3', 1965-1969) constructed for use in various BBCTV episodes,

1960's, circa 1990 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 17,500.00
52

Bob Marley: An iconic knitted rasta hat owned and worn by Bob Marley in his video for 'Is This Love',

1977-78 GBP 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
147

John Lennon: An original drawing, untitled, of two duelling swordsmen,

1964 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 11,250.00
142

The Beatles: An autographed copy of the album Please Please Me,

1963 GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 10,625.00
54

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: An autographed restaurant Guestbook,

1969 GBP 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 GBP 9,375.00
150

John Lennon: An original drawing, untitled, of a boy in a boat with the Wumberlog bird on his head,

1965 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 9,375.00
148

John Lennon: An original drawing entitled 'Treasure Ivan',

1964 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
102

George Michael: An Armani suit worn on the '25' Live' tour, 2006-2008,

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 6,875.00
87

Punk: Five original Vivienne Westwood/Malcolm McLaren T-shirts,

1976-77 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 4,750.00
113

David Bowie: A suit and tie worn in the video for Absolute Beginners,

1986 GBP 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 4,375.00
60

Bob Dylan: A black felt Stetson hat and hat box,

circa 1990's GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 3,750.00
66

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: An embroidered tour jacket worn and owned by Danny Federici,

circa 1975 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 3,750.00
163

John Lennon: A sketch on a paper bag,

1970s GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 3,750.00
36

The Snowman: An Animation cel of The Snowman flying with James,

1982 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,500.00
37

Doctor Who: A screen-used prosthetic full head mask worn by 'The Watcher' for use in the BBCTV Doctor Who episode Longopolis,

1981 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 3,500.00
166

The Beatles: Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, 6 Disc Super Deluxe (Anniversary Edition) box set, donated and dedicated by Sir Paul McCartney,

2017 Not Available GBP 3,375.00
80

Coldplay: An autographed 'Gold' sales award for the CD and cassette, Parachutes,

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 3,125.00
130

The Rolling Stones: A 'Gold' sales award for the single (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction,

1965 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 3,125.00
45

Beetlejuice : A screen used mask for the character 'Barbara Maitland',

1988 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,750.00
101

George Michael: A 'police' shirt worn during the '25 Live' tour,

2006-2008 GBP 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,750.00
73

Led Zeppelin: A 'Gold' sales award for the album Led Zeppelin II,

1970 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 2,625.00
14

Various film stars and musicians: A collection of individually signed notecards from the 'Tiberio' restaurant, London,

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,500.00
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
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