• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hawking & Hunting.- Turberville (George). <i>The Booke of Falconrie or Hawking,</i> second edition, Printed by Thomas Purfoot, 1611. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> George Steevens' copy.- Coryate (Thomas). <i>Coryats Crudities Hastily gobbled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia...,</i> first edition, complete copy, Printed by W. S[tansby], 1611. £4,000 to £6,00
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Butler (Charles). <i>The Feminine Monarchie: or The Historie of Bees,</i> second edition, Printed by John Haviland for Roger Jackson, 1623. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Brathwait (Richard). <i>The English Gentlewoman, drawne out to the full Body: expressing, What Habilliments doe best attire her…,</i> Printed by B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, for Michaell Sparke, 1631. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Glapthorne (Henry). <i>The Ladies Priviledge,</i> first edition, Imprinted...by J. Okes, for Francis Constable, 1640. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Witchcraft.- F. (H.) <i>A true and exact Relation Of the severall Informations, Examinations, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex,</i> first edition, 1645. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Hobbes (Thomas). <i>De Corpore Politico. Or the Elements of Law, Moral & Politick,</i> first edition, 1650. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Early steam engine.- Worcester (Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquis). <i>A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions…,</i> first edition, 1663. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Cookery.- M[ontagu] (W[alter]). <i>The Queens Closet Opened. Incomparable secrets in physick, chirurgery, preserving and candying, &c,</i> 3 parts in 1 vol., 1674. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>A third selection of 16th and 17th<br>Century English Books from<br>the Fox Pointe Manor Library<br>Thursday 21st October 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Speed (John). <i>An Epitome of Mr. John Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain,</i> 2 parts in 1, 90 engraved maps, Printed for Tho. Basset, and Ric. Chiswel, 1676. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Le Boe (Franciscus). <i>Of Childrens Diseases... also a Treatise of the Rickets,</i> first edition, Printed for George Downs, 1682. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Oct. 21:</b> Economics.- Locke (John). <i>Several Papers Relating to Money, Interest and Trade,</i> first collected edition, Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1696. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
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Trafford Books: Books

Auction Reports

Auction Name Books Total Sales (GBP) 11,174.00
Auction Date 07/21/2021 - 07/21/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 10,669.00
Sale Number #402 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 13,540.00
Total Lots 225
Sold Lots 155 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 14,371.00
% of Lots Sold 68.89% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 18,196.00
Unsold Lots 70 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 61.41%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
104

[Josiah Wedgwood] "Account of the Barberini, now Portland Vase", privately printed, c.1786, extra-illustrated with 20 contemp. engravings & drawings,

c.1786 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 770.00
179

British Empire ranges in stockbook including 1935 Silver Jubilee omnibus issues near complete both mint and used,

1935 GBP 450.00 - 550.00 GBP 660.00
53

Enid Blyton "Child Whispers", J. Saville & Co [1922], First Edition, oblong octavo, pictorial wraps dust-affected, some wear at corners;

1922 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 500.00
74

J. Norman Collie "Climbing in the Himalaya and other Mountain Ranges", David Douglas, 1902, 1st Edn; original gilt cloth,

1902 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 310.00
238

Aden and States 1937-64 M&U collection in album including 1937 Dhows to 10Rs VGU/FU, 1939-48 set both mint (10Rs thinned) and FU, RSW set UM,

1937-64 GBP 170.00 - 200.00 GBP 260.00
290

United States 1930 Graf Zeppelin Round World Flight cover with rare $2.60 Graf Zeppelin stamp, appropriate flight cachets and Lakehurst b/s.

1930 GBP 250.00 - 300.00 GBP 260.00
105

Frank Brangwyn R.A., R.W.S., 1867-1956: original watercolour sketch of a war scene applied to front endpaper of Brangwyn’s "Belgium"Kegan Paul,1916

1867-1956 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 220.00
237

Aden 1937 Dhows set to 10Rs LM Mint, the 2Rs creased and with a small thin, others fine. SG 1/12

1937 GBP 200.00 - 230.00 GBP 220.00
6

Collection of Bookplates, late-18th to early 20th Century, with many armorial types, many 19th Century, laid down or tipped in to a scrap album,

late-18th to early 20thCentury GBP 50.00 - 60.00 GBP 180.00
180

British Commonwealth ranges in large s/book and 2 hagner binders; mainly GVI/QE2 mint, used and UM; interest in British West Indies,

GBP 140.00 - 170.00 GBP 175.00
83

"The Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal", Darien Press, Volumes 1 to 19, 1891-1932, complete in bound volumes,

1891-1932 GBP 300.00 - 350.00 GBP 150.00
192

Ranges in 13 stockbooks, 2 albums & some stockleaves with much British Commonwealth especially modern Africa, one s/book with UM I.O.Man,

GBP 130.00 - 150.00 GBP 145.00
254

Germany 1912-1939 Zeppelin Flown Covers & PCs, including 1912 Rhein & Main service from Frankfurt, 1928 by LZ 127 to USA

1912-1939 GBP 100.00 - 120.00 GBP 140.00
178

Mainly 20th Century world ranges in nine assorted albums & stockbooks and two folders; includes collection of mainly used USA 1945-80 in Davo album;

1945-80 GBP 140.00 - 170.00 GBP 135.00
9

Valentine Cards collection in modern album, mostly 19th Century including mid-Victorian elaborate paper lace types (24, one damaged)

19thCentury GBP 120.00 - 140.00 GBP 130.00
115

John Whitehurst "An Inquiry into the Original State and Formation of the Earth; deduced from facts and the Laws of Nature"

GBP 130.00 - 180.00 GBP 125.00
257

Germany 1932 PPC carried by Graf Zeppelin to Rio de Janeiro with red flight cachet, franked with rare 4Mk Zeppelin adhesive ovpt. POLAR- FAHRT 1931.

1932 GBP 200.00 - 250.00 GBP 125.00
108

Enrico Caruso: 1921 post card from Italy to UK, written and signed by the celebrated tenor, thanking his correspondent for her telegram.

1921 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 115.00
221

Great Britain 1950s to early 1970s First Day and Special Event Covers, mostly illustrated & many with typed address;

1950s to early 1970s GBP 70.00 - 80.00 GBP 115.00
96

Concert Programmes, mostly Operatic or Choral, 1955 to late-1980s, mostly signed internally and most with multiple autographs,

1955 to late-1980s GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 110.00
98

Royal Opera House Covent Garden, a collection of Programmes 1960s to 1980s, mostly autographed including Boris Christoff (3),

1960s to 1980s GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 110.00
99

Concert Programmes of the Royal Albert Hall and other London venues, 1960s/80s, mostly autographed including Stuart Burrows (2), Jessye Norman (4),

1960s/80s GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 110.00
172

Covers & Cards 1870s to 1970s, including 1911 PPCs from China (4), Japan (2) & Russia (3) all to Mostar, Herzegovina, one charged postage due;

1870s to 1970s GBP 60.00 - 70.00 GBP 105.00
210

Great Britain Jan. 1841 printed letter sheet from Tipton to Dudley with fine 1d Black cancelled with a light Maltese Cross in red, s/l TIPTON at left

1841 GBP 100.00 - 130.00 GBP 100.00
37

Adolf Hitler "Mein Kampf", Franz Eher Nachfolger, 1933, original gilt cloth, a little worn, some fading to spine;

1933 GBP 100.00 - 120.00 GBP 96.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor:<br>A Magnificent Illuminated Ashkenazic Prayer Book<br>19 October 2021</b>
  • <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.
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