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Auction Name Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper Total Sales (GBP) 50,512.50
Auction Date 12/10/2019 - 12/10/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 36,500.00
Sale Number #2126 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 51,930.00
Total Lots 230
Sold Lots 204 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 42,210.00
% of Lots Sold 88.70% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 59,990.00
Unsold Lots 26 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 84.20%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
97 Shaw (George Bernard)

Shaw Gives Himself Away: An Autobiographical Miscellany

1939.<br /><br />? The loosely-inserted items comprise: <br />1. Pencil caricature of Shaw by Paul Nash with small sample of the dark green binding leather affixed as Shaw's beard and annotated "You see how fantastically wrong this is [with arrow to leath GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,500.00
115 Mackenzie (Compton)

Sinister Street

1913-14 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,125.00
73 Augustine (Saint)

De civitate dei libri XXII

1925.<br /><br />? One of the most handsome productions by the press. GBP 900.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,062.50
104 James (M.R.)

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

1973 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,062.50
120 Milne (A. A.)

[The Christopher Robin Books]

1924 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,000.00
203 Darly (Mary, publisher)

[Britannia [toe] Amer[eye]ca]

1778 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 937.50
60 Pritchett (V. S.)

Mr. Beluncle

1951 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 875.00
187 Trollope (Anthony)

Barchester Towers

1857 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 875.00
12 Bruyn (J.) & others.

A Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings

1989-2015 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 812.50
89 Fleming (Ian)

Dr. No

1958 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 812.50
155 Winckelmann (Johann Joachim)

Monumenti Antichi Inediti

1767 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 750.00
174 [Parsons (Robert)]

A Treatise of Three Conversions of England from Paganisme to Christian Religion

1603 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 750.00
20 Dortu (M.G.)

Toulouse-Lautrec et Son Oeuvre

1971 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 600.00
54 Bewick (Thomas)

The Fables of Aesop

1784 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 575.00
140 Tolkien (J.R.R.)

The Lord of the Rings

2001-2. GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 550.00
208 Roberts (Emma)

Hindostan: Its Landscapes, Palaces, Temples, Tombs...and...the Himalaya Mountains

[c.1845]. GBP 400.00 - 500.00 GBP 550.00
22 Mauclair (Camille)

Henri Le Sidaner

1928 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 525.00
39 Chipp (Herschel)

[The Picasso Project] Picasso's Paintings

1995-2002. GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 525.00
109 Jonson (Ben)

The Poems

GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 525.00
126 Potter (Beatrix)

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

1904 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 525.00
135 Spark (Muriel)

Robinson

1958 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 525.00
70 [Beardsley (Aubrey) & others.]

The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly

1894-97. GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 500.00
83 Cowles (Fleur, editor)

Flair: The Monthly Magazine

February 1950-January 1951 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 500.00
217 Camden (William)

Britannia, sive florentiss. Regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae…

1639 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 500.00
227 Reed (E.T.)

Panko or Votes for Women. The Great Card Game: Suffragists v.Anti-Suffragists

[c.1909]. GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 500.00
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. $8,000 to $12,000.
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