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Lyon and Turnbull: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography

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Auction Name Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photography Total Sales (GBP) 295,620.00
Auction Date 01/31/2019 - 01/31/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 158,790.00
Sale Number #549 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 231,810.00
Total Lots 470
Sold Lots 370 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 205,430.00
% of Lots Sold 78.72% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 300,620.00
Unsold Lots 100 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 98.34%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
193 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.

D-DAY PRAYER by President Franklin D. Roosevelt from the White House, June 6, 1944... X

1842 GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
425 COOK, CAPTAIN JAMES - HAWKESWORTH, JOHN

AN ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGES... FOR MAKING DISCOVERIES IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

1773 GBP 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
115 BLAEU, WILLEM

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, volume 5 comprising Scotland and Ireland?Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, volume 5 comprising Scotland and Ireland [Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.]

1654 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 6,750.00
372

[COUNTY DURHAM] PHOTOGENIC DRAWINGS, BY WILLIAM THOMAS SALVIN (1767-1842) OR WILLIAM THOMAS SALVIN (B. 1808) OF CROXDALE HALL

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 6,000.00
208 STEUART, SIR JAMES

AN INQUIRY INTO THE PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL OECONOMY

1767 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 5,750.00
286

BOOK OF HOURS, NORTHERN FRANCE, LATE FIFTEENTH CENTURY

LATE FIFTEENTH CENTURY GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 5,250.00
113

BANNERMANS OF ELSICK AND ABERNETHIE OF CRIMONMOGATE, ABERDEENSHIRE MANUSCRIPT ESTATE PLANS AND MAPS.

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 5,000.00
290 CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON

CHURCHILL, SIR WINSTON PHOTOGRAPH, SIGNED TO MOUNT

GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 GBP 4,750.00
33 VREDEMAN DE VRIES, HANS

PICTORES, STATUARII, ARCHITECTI, LATOMI et quicunque principum magnificorumque virorum memoriae aeternae inservitis, adeste: & hunc libellum varias coenotaphiorum, tumulorum & mortuorum monumentorum formas.

1563 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 4,500.00
197 ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.

SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES, INCLUDING Inaugural Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt…

1943 GBP 700.00 - 900.00 GBP 4,500.00
224 [KING, WILLIAM, 1ST EARL OF LOVELACE] -

EAST HORSLEY TOWERS - [JOHN LOCKE'S LIBRARY]LIBRARY CATALOGUE

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 4,500.00
85 BLUMNAU, GEORG

DISSERTATIO DE VACUO qua, experientiis, & rationibus physicis, vacuum in natura non dari, probatur.

1648 GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 3,750.00
160 STUART, JAMES FRANCIS EDWARD

MERCURE GALANT DÉDIÉ A MONSEIGNEUR LE DAUPHIN

1708 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 3,750.00
458 ROBERTS, DAVID

THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT & NUBIA

1855-56 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 3,750.00
23 PARASACCHI, DOMENICO

RACCOLTA DELLE PRINCIPALI FONTANE DELL'INCLITTA CITTA DI ROMA

1647 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 3,500.00
137 ROWLING, J.K.

HARRY POTTER - A SET OF 7 SIGNED BOOKS Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

2004 GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 3,250.00
213 BABBAGE, CHARLES

OBSERVATIONS ON THE TEMPLE OF SERAPIS AT POZZUOLI NEAR NAPLES

1847 GBP 400.00 - 500.00 GBP 3,250.00
378

TENERIFFE, SPAIN, SCOTLAND, GERMANY, EGYPT, MONTE CARLO, FRANCE, ITALY, INDONESIA & CHINA: HONG KONG & SHANGHAI2 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS 134 photographs

GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 3,250.00
424 [COOK, CAPT. JAMES]

AN ABRIDGEMENT OF A JOURNAL OF THE ADVENTURES VOYAGE ROUND THE GLOBE

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 3,250.00
233

[THE] GLADIATOR - [A TORRIDON GAZETTE] - [DARROCH OF TORRIDON] A LONG RUN OF A RARE PRIVATELY PRODUCED ROSS & CROMARTY "GAZETTE"

1884-1892 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 3,000.00
288 CARDONNEL-LAWSON, ADAM DE

SKETCHBOOK OF WELSH VIEWS, ROMAN ARTEFACTS, &C.

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 3,000.00
296

MANUSCRIPT ALBUM OF AUTOGRAPHED AND SIGNED LITERARY EXCERPTS, 1923-1927

1923-1927 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 3,000.00
105 LAZARNICK, GEORGE

Netsuke & Inro Artists and How to Read their Signatures. Honolulu: Reed Publishers, [1982]. 2 volumes, 4to, original cloth; [Idem] The Signature Book of Netsuke, Inro and Ojime Artists in Photographs.

1976 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 2,750.00
276 STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS

TREASURE ISLAND

1883 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,750.00
38 ARIOSTO, LODOVICO

ORLANDO FURIOSO IN ENGLISH BY SIR JOHN HARINGTON Now thirdly revised and amended with the addition of the author's epigrams.

1634 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 2,500.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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