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Dominic Winter Book Auctions: Printed Books, Maps and Documents

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Auction Name Printed Books, Maps and Documents Total Sales (GBP) 428,148.00
Auction Date 11/06/2019 - 11/06/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 172,300.00
Sale Number #733 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 259,190.00
Total Lots 495
Sold Lots 473 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 181,670.00
% of Lots Sold 95.56% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 272,740.00
Unsold Lots 22 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 156.98%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
210 Gould (John)

A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds, 25 original parts

[1849]-61 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 67,200.00
267 Stonham (Charles)

The Birds of the British Islands, illustrated by Lilian M. Medland, 5 volumes

1906-11 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 12,000.00
256 Mosley (Seth Lister)

A History of British Birds, their Nests, and Eggs, with Hand-Coloured Figures of all the Species and Varieties, with Text revised by a Fellow of the Zoological Society, 3 volumes

[1881]-92 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 10,800.00
339 Roberts (David)

Eight views in Egypt, Nubia and the Holy Land

circa 1838 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 10,200.00
94 Lubben (Eilhard)

Nova Illustrissimi Principatus Pomeraniae Descriptio,

1618 [but 1757] GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 10,080.00
247 Jardine (William, & Prideaux John Selby)

Illustrations of Ornithology, 4 volumes

[1826-43] GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 8,400.00
59 Heather (William)

Untitled Composite Atlas of fourteen Sea Charts of the British coastline

1793 - 1805 GBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 6,000.00
257 Mosley (Seth Lister & Frederick Ormrod)

An Account of the Birds of the Huddersfield District

[1912-15] GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 5,040.00
9 Goos (Pieter)

Paskaerte Zynde t'Oosterdeel van Oost Indien, met Alle de Eylanden daer Ontrendt Geleegen van C. Comorin tot aen Japan,

[1666] GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 4,800.00
151 Hastings (Warren, 1732-1818)

[A Narrative of the Insurrection which happened in the Zemeedary of Banaris in the Month of August 1781, and of the Transactions of the Governor-General in that District]

1782] GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 4,080.00
255 Meyer (Henry Leonard)

Illustrations of British Birds, 4 volumes in 2,

[1835-44?] GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 3,840.00
264 Rowley (George Dawson, editor)

Ornithological Miscellany, 3 volumes

1876-8 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 3,840.00
265 Saunders (Howard)

An Illustrated Manual of British Birds

1889 GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 3,840.00
360

Cookery. A manuscript receipt book, with ownership names of Miss Hitch and Polley Lee, dated 1730 and 1733

1730 and 1733 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 3,720.00
349 Aesop.

Aesop's Fables with his Life: in English, French & Latin. The English by Tho. Philipott Esq; The French and Latin by Rob. Codrington M.A., Illustrated ... by Francis Barlow

1666 GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 3,480.00
277 Peregrine Books (publisher)

Raven Nest Sites in Northumberland [by] W. M. Trobe,

2009 GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 3,120.00
261

[Oology]. Oeufs des principaux oiseaux de France. J. L. Fougère, C. Briquel

c.1880] GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 2,760.00
227 Wolf (Joseph)

Zoological Sketches. Made for the Zoological Society of London, from Animals in their Vivarirum, in the Regent's Park. Edited, with Notes, by Philip Lutley Sclater, Secretary to the Society

[1856]-61 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,640.00
497

Antiquarian. A large collection of miscellaneous 18th & 19th century literature & reference

18th & 19th century GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 2,640.00
223 Sowerby (James)

English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with their Essential Characters, Synonyms, and Places of Growth, to which will be added, Occasional Remarks [by James Edward Smith], 41 volumes bound in 25 (complete)

1790-1866 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,520.00
344

Vanity Fair. Vanity Fair Album: A show of sovereigns, statesmen, judges, and men of the day, volumes I-XVIII

1869-86 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,400.00
259

[Oology]. 'The Nests and Eggs of British Birds. By S. U. Duer'

1878 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 2,340.00
29 Braun (Georg & Hogenberg Franz)

Cracovia Minoris Poloniae Metropolis,

circa 1617 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 2,280.00
188 Dugdale (William)

The Antiquities of Warwickshire, Illustrated from Records, Leiger-Books, Manuscripts, Charters, Evidences, Tombes and Armes: Beautified with Maps, Prospects and Portraictures, 2 volumes, 2nd edition

1730 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 2,280.00
307

After Philibert-Louis Debucourt, La Promenade Publique, Paris 1782

1782 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 2,280.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Sense and Sensibility: A Novel, By a Lady,</i> 3 volumes, London, 1811. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Kew Gardens,</i> limited edition, signed by Woolf & Bell, London, 1927. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> <i>[Arabian Nights],</i> Calcutta II version, 4 volumes, Calcutta & London, 1839-1842. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 ALS to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor, anticipating Christie’s sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Jane Austen, <i>Emma,</i> first edition, London, 1816. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Hirohito & Nagako, Emperor & Empress of Japan, 2 photographs signed, showing Nagako in kimono & obi bearing the imperial seal. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Princess Diana, 6 autograph letters signed to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor Elizabeth Tilberis, anticipating Christie’s announcement of a sale of her dresses for charity, 1995-97. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Sarojini Naidu, complete galley proof of <i>The Broken Wing</i> signed with several holograph pages & an autograph letter signed to writer Edmund Gosse, 1916. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Fernando Pessoa, <i>Mensagem,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, Lisbon, 1934. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Graham Greene, <i>The Basement Room,</i> first edition, Greene’s personal copy, signed with annotations throughout, London, 1935. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b> Abraham Lincoln, partly-printed document signed, call for troops issued during America’s first national draft just days before the NYC draft riots, 1863. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 20:</b><br><i>Les Chansons de Bilitis</i> by Pierre Louÿs, illustrated by George Barbier & F.L. Schmied, Paris, 1922. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
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