• <b><center>Sotheby’s<br> The Library of Henry Rogers<br>Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven<br>Part I<br>18 May 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> John James Audubon and James Bachman. <i>The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: J.J. Audubon, 1845-1848. £150,000 to £250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Thomas and William Daniell. <i>Oriental Scenery,</i> London, 1795-1807 [but 1841], 6 parts in 3 volumes, folio. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Mark Catesby. <i>The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands...</i> London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Gould and Lear. <i>A monograph of the Ramphastidae,</i> 1854; <i>Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae,</i> 1832. £60,000 to £90,000.
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Susan B. Anthony & Ida Husted Harper, <i>The History of Woman Suffrage,</i> first edition set, New York, 1881-1922. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Georgia Douglass Johnson, <i>Bronze: a Book of Verse,</i> first edition, Boston, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Elaine Fried de Kooning, small archive of material. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Helena Bochoráková-Dittrichová, <i>Z Mého Detství Drevoryty,</i> first edition, Prague, 1929. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Chicago Women’s Graphics Collective, <i>Cry Out,</i> silkscreen poster, Chicago, 1972. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Pearl S. Buck, <i>The Good Earth,</i> first edition, New York, 1931. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Birds.- Gould (John). <i>The Birds of Great Britain,</i> 5 vol., first edition, [1862-]1873. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Canadiana.- Cockburn (Maj. Gen. James Pattison, 1779-1847), After. [Six Landscape of Quebec City and Six Views of Niagara Falls], 2 suites in 1 vol., comprising 12 aquatints, 1833. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> number 218 of 150 copies on verge d'arches, Paris, Shakespeare & Company, 1922. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first paperback edition, signed by the author, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Du Maurier (Daphne). <i>Rebecca,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to her governess, 1938. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Magna Carta.- An exact copy of King John's Great Charter of 1215, transcribed from the fire damaged but legible manuscript in the Cottonian Library, British Library, J. Pine, 1733. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Woolf (Virginia). <i>Mrs Dalloway,</i> first edition, Hogarth Press, 1925. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Tudor exiles opposed to the Marian regime.- Mary I (Queen of England) Letter signed "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, signed at head, titled at head "By the King and Quene", 1556. £8,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> America.- Newfoundland.- Whitbourne (Sir Richard). <i>A discourse and discouery of Nevv-found-land…,</i> second edition, By Felix Kingston, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha,</i> 4 vol., Madrid, Por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Stubbs (George). <i>The Anatomy of the Horse,</i> first edition, first issue, Printed by J. Purser, for the Author, 1766. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cardiology.- Lower (Richard). <i>Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinus et Chyli in cum Transitu,</i> first edition, 1669. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Old master, modern and contemporary art<br>Maps & Orientalia<br>8th-9th-10th of June 2022
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Giuseppe Aloja, Veduta di Napoli dalla parte di Chiaia. Starting price: € 1650
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Abraham Ortelius, Mappa dell'Atlantico del Nord. Starting price: € 280
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Max Klinger, Für alle. 1884. Starting price: € 360
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Katsushita Taito II, Kacho gaden. Starting price: € 320
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Blub, Galileo Galilei. Starting price: € 100
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Auction Reports

Auction Name Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper Total Sales (GBP) 103,741.00
Auction Date 12/16/2021 - 12/16/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 56,020.00
Sale Number #2228 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 78,460.00
Total Lots 279
Sold Lots 250 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 68,190.00
% of Lots Sold 89.61% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 95,540.00
Unsold Lots 29 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 108.58%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
106 Delrue (Paul, binder).- Thomas (Dylan)

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

1940 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 7,095.00
181 Piper (John).- Thomas (Dylan)

Deaths and Entrances

1984 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 7,095.00
260 Travers (Martin)

Collection of 45 original drawings for the publication 'Pictures of the English Liturgy'

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 3,000.00
108 Keats (John)

[Poems]

1914 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,875.00
268 Kipling (Rudyard)

The Jungle Book [&] The Second Jungle Book

GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,625.00
104 ?apek (Karel)

Anglické Listy

GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,500.00
238 Bowie (David)

Moonage Daydream. The Life and Times of Ziggy Stardust

2002 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,500.00
248 Smith (Patti)

Witt

1973 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 1,250.00
132 Gross (Anthony).- Theocritus.

Sixe Idyllia...

1971 GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 1,125.00
5 Daglish (Eric Fitch).- Walton (Izaak) & Charles Cotton.

The Compleat Angler

1927 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,062.50
204 Thomas (Dylan)

Under Milk Wood

2013 GBP 700.00 - 900.00 GBP 1,062.50
214 Craig (John)

Britten's Aldeburgh

1997 GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 1,062.50
38 Fine Press Book Association (The).

Fine Press Book Association (The). Parenthesis: The Newsletter [Journal]...

1998-2021. GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,000.00
177 Piper (John).- Thomas (R.S.)

The Mountains

1968 GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 1,000.00
105 Delrue (Paul, binder).- Llewellyn (Richard)

How Green was my Valley

1939 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 967.50
34 Ward (Lynd)

Prelude to a Million Years

1933 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 937.50
185

Private Press Propsectuses.- A collection of prospectuses

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 937.50
197 Semonides, of Amorgos.

Women

1983 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 875.00
202 Tanner (Heather & Robin)

Woodland Plants

2 vol., one of 50 copies, this marked 'Publishers' Proof 1', Robin Garton Ltd. GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 875.00
130 Graham (Rigby)

Leicestershire

1980 GBP 650.00 - 750.00 GBP 812.50
190 Meyer (Klaus)

Superimpositions: A Suite of Eight Groups of Relief Prints in Colour

1995 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 812.50
198 Shakespeare (William)

The Works

10 vol., limited edition on handmade paper, Stratford-on-Avon GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 812.50
165 Barnfield (Richard)

The Affectionate Shepheard

1998 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 774.00
11 Gibbings (Robert).- Lucian of Samosata.

The True Historie of Lucian the Samosatenian

1927 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 750.00
124 Gill (Eric)

Wood-Engravings...

1924 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 750.00
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>Initial A on vellum, Cologne around 1300. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Androuet du Cerceau, <i> Bastiments de France,</i> 1607. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei,</i> 1886. Est: €2,500
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>L. de Austria, <i>Compilatio de astrorum scientia,</i> 1489. Est: €9,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>B. Besler, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> around 1750. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br><i>PAN,</i> 1895-1900. Est: €15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Colonna, <i>Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,</i> 1545. Est: €40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Schiller, <i>Die Räuber,</i> 1781. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Albers, <i>Formulation : Articulation,</i> 1972. Est: €18,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>G. B. Ramusio, <i>Delle navigationi e viaggi,</i> 1556-1613. Est: €14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>M. Wied Neuwied, <i>Reise in das Innere Nord-America,</i> 1839-41. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Paolozzi, <i>Bunk,</i> 1972. Est: €25,000
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