• <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>January 28, 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Byblia in vulgar ultimamente impressa,</i> illustrated, folio, Lazaro de Soardi & Bernardino Benali, Venice,1517. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Milio (Agostino). <i>Nuovo dialogo delle devozioni del sacro monte della Verna,</i> FIRST and ONLY EDITION, illustrated, 4to, Stamperia Ducale, Florence, 1568. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> First English edition, NUMBER 23 OF 2000 COPIES, , 4to, Egoist Press, Paris, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Dumas (Marlene). <i>Doornrosie,</i> lithograph printed in colours, signed, 370 x 440 mm, 1989. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Japanese Culture.- Kimbei (Kusakabe). Two albums of hand tinted albumen prints, each with 50 photos, each photo c.140 x 95mm, [late 19th century]. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Miró (Joan) ARR. <i>Personnages sur Fond Noir,</i> NUMBER 38 OF 75 COPIES, lithograph, signed and dated, 305 x 445mm, 1948. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Ray (Man). Autoportrait, photolithograph, initialled and inscribed by artist, ONE of 100 COPIES, 200 x 160mm, 1972. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Wou-Ki (Zao). L'tang / The Pond, etching aquatint, number 2 of 3 only, signed by artist, 260 x 230 mm, Paris, Editions Galanis, 1972. £800 to £1,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Autographs & Memorabilia<br>January 28, 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> De Amicis (Edmondo). Postcards signed by Italian author and journalist Edmondo De Amicis, February 1897- August 1907. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Live Aid.- Live Aid 1985 souvenir programme, signed by Bob Geldof, Cliff Richard, Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Freddie Mercury, and others, 1985-1991. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference. Black and white, landscape photograph ft. all the Heads of Government of the British Commonwealth who attended the 1944 Prime Ministers' Conference in London, signed by all.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Walt Disney Production.- Dopey, original animation cel from Snow White approx. 180 x 180mm., Walt Disney Enterprises, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Liszt (Franz). Carte-de-visite photograph by J.Ganz of Brussels of Franz Liszt, signed, 10 x 6.4cm, c. 1880. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Fermi (Enrico). Autograph letter signed to Professor Tullio Levi Civita, 8vo, Florence, 9 May 1925; w/an autograph note from Professor Civita, 7 March 1934 (2). £1,800 to £2,200.
  • <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London, 1859. First Edition. Letter Addressed to Dr. Ogle and Envelope Signed by Charles Darwin. $278,000 to $333,000.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Ortelij, Abrahami. <i>Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum.</i> Antuerpiae: Exstat in Officina Plantinian, 1612. Rare Edition. $5,560 to $6,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> González de Mendoza, Juan. <i>Histoire du Grand Royaume de la Chine, Situé Aux Indes Orientales.</i> [Genève]: 1606. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Chapman, Conrad Wise. <i>Landscape of the Valley of Mexico.</i> Oil on wood. Signed and dated. $26,120 to $30,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Thesaurus Exorcismorum...</i> Coloniae, 1608. Collection of Six Works of the Most Important Franciscan Exorcists of the 16th Century. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Saggio delle Transazioni Filosofiche della Società Regia.</i> Napoli, 1729-1734. With a Map of California by Eusebio Kino. $1,120 to $1,440.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Scherer, Heinrich. <i>Delineatio Nova et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici, cum Australi Parte Insulae Californiae...</i> Münich, ca. 1700. $850 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Santacilia, Jorge Juan-Ulloa, Antonio de. <i>A Voyage to South America. Describing at Large, the Spanish Cities...</i> London, 1760. $890 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Limborch, Philippi. <i>Historia Inquisitionis Cui Subjungitur Liber Sententiarum Inquisitionis Tholosanae...</i> Amsterdam, 1692. $1,340 to $1,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Castro, C. - Campillo, J. - Cumplido, I. - Lauda, L. - Rodríguez G. <i>Mexico and Its Surroundings.</i> Méx, 1855-56. $5,000 to $5,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Medical Gazette. Periodical of the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico...</i> México, 1864 - 1943. Pieces: 169. $1,340 to $1,560.
  • <b>Bonhams:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Measure for Measure</i> (extracted from the First Folio). London, 1623. Sold for $52,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $47,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams: </b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. Sold for $43,825.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $1,912.50.
    <b><center>Bonhams<br>Consignments invited (2020)</b>
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. Sold for $150,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. Sold for $15,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. Sold for $175,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. Sold for $131,325.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> BOOLE, GEORGE. <i>An Investigation of the Laws of Thought.</i> London, 1854. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> SHANNON, CLAUDE and WARREN WEAVER. <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication.</i> Urbana, 1949. Sold for $27,575.
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Auction Name Books Total Sales (GBP) 47,974.80
Auction Date 12/05/2019 - 12/05/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 36,200.00
Sale Number #1838 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 50,530.00
Total Lots 643
Sold Lots 444 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 61,055.00
% of Lots Sold 69.05% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 84,740.00
Unsold Lots 199 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 56.61%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
340 FRANCIS WILLOUGHBY

THE ORNITHOLOGY OF FRANCIS WILLOUGHBY... IN THREE BOOKS WHEREIN ALL THE BIRDS HITHERTO KNOWN BEING REDUCED INTO A METHOD SUTABLE TO THEIR NATURES ARE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED...TO WHICH ARE ADDED THREE CONSIDERABLE DISCOURSES... BY JOHN RAY

1678 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,440.00
462 [ANTOINE JOSEPH DEZAILLER D'ARGENVILLE]

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF GARDENING WHEREIN IS FULLY HANDLED ALL THAT RELATES TO FINE GARDENS COMMONLY CALLED PLEASURE GARDENS...

1712 GBP 600.00 - 900.00 GBP 1,140.00
479 HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF LONDON

TRANSACTIONS

1812-30 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 960.00
245 [GIOACHIMO GRECO]

THE ROYALL GAME OF CHESSE-PLAY SOMETIMES THE RECREATION OF THE LATE KING WITH MANY OF THE NOBILITY ILLUSTRATED WITH ALMOST A HUNDRED GAMBETTS BEING THE STUDY OF BIOCHIMO THE FAMOUS ITALIAN

1656 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 936.00
174 H E BATES

FLOWERS AND FACES

1935 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 660.00
92 SIR ARTHUR CONAN-DOYLE

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

1902 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 576.00
172 JOHN FLAXMAN

COMPOSITIONS FROM THE TRAGEDIES OF AESCHYLUS ENGRAVED BY THOMAS PIROLI

1795 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 576.00
209

THE LUTTRELL PSALTER

2006 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 528.00
473 WILLIAM CURTIS

LECTURES ON BOTANY AS DELIVERED TO HIS PUPILS

1803-05 GBP 300.00 - 350.00 GBP 528.00
609 RICHARD GARDINER "WILLIAM HONEYCOMB"

THE HISTORY OF PUDICA A LADY OF N-RF-LK WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HER FIVE LOVERS VIZ DICK MERRYFELLOW, COUNT ANTIQUARY, YOUNG SQUIRE FOG OF DUMPLIN-HALL, JACK SHADWELL OF THE LODGE AND MILES DINGLEBOB OF POPGUN-HALL ESQ TOGETHER WITH MISS PUDICA'S SENSE OF THE

1754 GBP 200.00 - 250.00 GBP 504.00
179 HENRY PEACHAM

THE COMPLEAT GENTLEMAN FASHIONING HIM ABSOLUTE IN THE MOST NECESSARIE AND COMMENDABLE QUALITIES CONCERNING MINDE OR BODIE THAT MAY BE REQUIRED IN A NOBLE GENTLEMAN WHEREUNTO IS ANNEXED A DESCRIPTION OF THE ORDER OF A MAINE BATTAILLE OR PITCHED FIELD

1627 GBP 300.00 - 350.00 GBP 480.00
419 R J BERRY

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ORKNEY

1985 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 468.00
478 RICHARD BLOME

THE GENTLEMEN'S RECREATIONS...

1710 GBP 400.00 - 500.00 GBP 468.00
115 OSCAR WILDE

WORKS

1909-11 GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 456.00
482 JANE LOUDON

THE LADY'S FLOWER-GARDEN OF ORNAMENTAL GREENHOUSE PLANTS

1860 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 444.00
460 SIR WILLIAM CHAMBERS

A DISSERTATION ON ORIENTAL GARDENING...TO WHICH IS ANNEXED AN EXPLANATORY DISCOURSE BY TAN CHET-QUA OF QUANG-CHEW-FU GENT

1773 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 384.00
48 W E JOHNS

BIGGLES GOES TO WAR - THE SPY FLIERS

1938 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 372.00
485

NOTICES AND ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE COSTUME PROCESSIONS, PAGEANTRY ETC FORMALLY DISPLAYED BY THE CORPORATION OF NORWICH

1850 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 372.00
574 THOMAS BAINES

EXPLORATIONS IN SOUTH-WEST AFRICA...

1864 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 372.00
31 RUDYARD KIPLING

THE JUST SO STORIES ill Niroot Puttapipat

2012 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 360.00
52 FRANK RICHARDS

BUNTER COMES FOR CHRISTMAS

1959 GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 360.00
68

Vintage wooden Pollock's Toy Theatre and three boxes assorted backdrops

various periods GBP 300.00 - 350.00 GBP 360.00
459 JOHN LAWRENCE

THE HISTORY AND DELINEATION OF THE HORSE...

1809 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 360.00
336 HENRY STEVENSON AND THOMAS SOUTHWELL

THE BIRDS OF NORFOLK

1866-90 GBP 120.00 - 150.00 GBP 324.00
549 ROBERT HINDRY MASON

NORFOLK PHOTOGRAPHICALLY ILLUSTRATED

[1865] GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 324.00
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> [Paine, Thomas]. Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America… Philadelphia: R. Bell, 1776. $200,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autograph letter signed, to Joshua Reed Giddings, 21 May 1860. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Oakley, Annie. <i>A Brief Sketch of Her Career and Notes on Shooting.</i> [N.p.]: ca. 1913, Signed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Washington, George. One autograph letter signed & 3 letters signed to General Alexander McDougall, September 1777. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Mather, Cotton. <i>The Wonders of the Invisible World. Being an account of the tryals of several witches...</i> London: 1693. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> James, Benjamin.<i><br>A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth.</i> Boston, 1814. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Winter in der Schweiz,</i> 1921. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Evelyn Rumsey Carey, <i>Pan American Exposition / Niagara / Buffalo,</i> 1901. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Arnost Hofbauer, <i>Topicuv Salon,</i> 1898. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job,</i> 1896. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Georges de Feure, <i>Le Journal des Ventes,</i> 1898. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Cycles Perfecta,</i> 1897. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Edward Penfield, <i>Orient Cycles / Lead the Leaders,</i> circa 1895. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Adrien Barrère, <i>L’Ideal du Touriste,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Willem Frederick Ten Broek, <i>New York / Wereldtentoonselling / Holland – Amerika Lijn,</i> 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Dwight Clark Shepler, <i>Sun Valley / Union Pacific.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Flexible Flyer Splitkein / Smuggler’s Notch,</i> circa 1935. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Louis Bonhajo, <i>Vote / League of Women Voters,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
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