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Auction Name Fine Art and Antiques Total Sales (GBP) 109,866.00
Auction Date 09/21/2021 - 09/21/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 28,920.00
Sale Number #67 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 43,660.00
Total Lots 168
Sold Lots 157 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 33,470.00
% of Lots Sold 93.45% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 49,950.00
Unsold Lots 11 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 219.95%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
187 Locke (J)

Works of, 10 vols and 65 other volumes (complete runs)

GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 11,040.00
155 Hardouin Germain, bookseller.

Hore intemerate Virginis Mariae second(um) Usum Romanum…

1505 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 9,000.00
171 Bentham, Jeremy.

Plan of Parliamentary Reform,

1817 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 7,200.00
154 ed. F. S. Ellis,

Psalmi Penitentiales,

1894 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 6,000.00
182 Rousseau, J.J.

A Discourse upon the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind,

1761 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 3,840.00
201

A quantity of leather bound volumes, approximately 120, in four boxes

GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 3,840.00
184

Leather bound books, approximately 90 vols in four boxes

GBP 60.00 - 80.00 GBP 3,600.00
191 D'Avenant (C)

Essays upon Peace at Home and 70 other leather bound volumes in complete runs

GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 3,000.00
200

A quantity of leather bound volumes, approximately 100, in four boxes

GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 3,000.00
240 Churchill, Sir Winston Spencer.

The Story of the Malakand Field Force,

1898 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,980.00
225

Bindings, 17 vols., mostly 20th Century

20th Century GBP 50.00 - 70.00 GBP 1,920.00
180

British and European Travel and Topography, approximately 100 vols in three boxes

GBP 100.00 - 120.00 GBP 1,800.00
161 Mexia, Pero.

Historia Imperial Y Cesarea…,

1578 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,680.00
224 Sowerby (J) and James Edward Smith

English Botany, vols l - 18, 1790-1804; Supplement, 3 vols., 1831-43; General Index, 1814

1790-1843 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,680.00
241 Churchill, Sir Winston Spencer.

The River War, First Edition, 2 vols.,

1899 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,680.00
198

A quantity of leather bound volumes, Stage, Theatre and Classics, four boxes

GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 1,560.00
204

A quantity of leather bound volumes, approximately 70, in four boxes

GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,560.00
172 Middleton, C. T.

A New and Complete System of Geography, 2 vols.,

1777-78. GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,320.00
199

A quantity of leather bound volumes, History, Literature and Biography in French and Italian, approximately 140 volumes in four boxes

GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 1,320.00
203

A quantity of leather bound volumes, approximately 80, in four boxes

GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,320.00
284 Kipling, Rudyard.

The Jungle Book; The Second Jungle Book

1894, 1895 GBP 700.00 - 900.00 GBP 1,320.00
170 Kirwan, Richard.

Elements of Mineralogy,

1784 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,200.00
232

A large quantity of early/mid 19th Century theatre hand bills,

1821-1873 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,140.00
156 [Carroll, John].

An Address to the Roman Catholics of the United States of America,

1785 GBP 60.00 - 80.00 GBP 1,020.00
205 Leech (J)

Life and Caricatures, 2 vols and 37 other volumes

GBP 40.00 - 60.00 GBP 1,020.00
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
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