• Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Keats, John] Spenser, Edmund: The Works of that Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser. $50,000 - $80,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: (Walton, Izaak): The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing. $30,000 - $50,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Thomas, Gabriel: An Historical and Geographical Account of the Province and Country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. $25,000 - $35,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Carroll, Lewis]: The Game of Alice in Wonderland. $2,000 - $3,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Athias, Joseph, et al.: Biblia Hebraica. $7,000 - $10,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Warhol, Andy, and Jens Quistgaard] Dansk Designs Salesman's Presentation Catalogue. $2,500 - $3,500.
  • Sotheby’s, June 26: Poe, Edgar Allan. Tamerlane — the most poignant rarity in American literature. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: The Declaration of Independence. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..." 2,500,000 - 5,000,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: William Blake. “Poems with very wild and interesting pictures” 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: Thomas Taylor [artist]. The original cover art for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
  • Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 4. Blaeu's Magnificent Carte-a-Figures World Map in Full Contemporary Color (1642) Est. $12,000 - $15,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 125. 1775 Edition of the Landmark Fry-Jefferson Map of Virginia and Maryland (1775) Est. $15,000 - $18,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 673. Rare Frontispiece in Full Contemporary Color with Gilt Highlights (1662) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 717. Complete Tanner Atlas with Important Maps of Texas & Iowa (1845) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 3. Henricus Hondius' Baroque-Style World Map (1641) Est. $9,500 - $11,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 258. Complete Set of De Bry's Native Virginians & Picts from Part I of Grands Voyages (1608) Est. $2,750 - $3,500
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 608. Superb Work on 18th Century Russia with over 100 Maps and Plates (1788) Est. $3,500 - $4,250
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 49. One of the Most Important 16th Century Maps of the New World (1556) Est. $5,000 - $6,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 706. Superb Image of the Annunciation in Contemporary Hand Color (1518) Est. $900 - $1,100
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 123. One of the Earliest Maps to Show Philadelphia (1695) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 631. One of the Earliest Printed Maps of Afghanistan & Pakistan (1482) Est. $1,900 - $2,200
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 689. Proof Copy Engraving of the Senate Floor During the Compromise of 1850 (1855) Est. $1,500 - $1,800
  • Bonhams, June 15-25: 18th Century American Sea Captain's Journals of Voyages to Hawaii, China, and South America. $35,000 - $45,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Admiral Richard E. Byrd's Autograph Diary from Bolling Advance Base, Winter 1934. $40,000 - $60,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. $4,000 - $6,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Cellarius, Andreas. Harmonia macrocosmica seu atlas universalis et novus, totius universi creati cosmographiam generalem, et novam exhibens. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Nobelist George Stigler's Copy of Ricardo's Classic on the Science of Economics. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Histoire charmante de l'adolescente sucre d'amour. Paris: F. L. Schmied, 1927. $15,000 - $20,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Fine Copy of Walras's Classic on the Theory of Marginal Utility. $12,000 - $18,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Arion Press Moby Dick. Melville, Herman. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Venegas, Miguel. Noticia de la California, y desu conquista temporal, y espiritual hasta el tiempo presente. $7,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Carelton Watkins, Yosemite and the West. Portfolio of 21 imperial albumen prints. $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: An Unpublished Archive of Thornton Wilder Correspondence to F.J. O'Neil. $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Vesalius, Andreas. 1514-1564. Suorum de humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome. $100,000 - $150,000
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Tooveys: Prints, Maps and Posters

Auction Reports

Auction Name Prints, Maps and Posters Total Sales (GBP) 14,337.42
Auction Date May 15, 2024 - May 15, 2024 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 8,120.00
Sale Number #51524 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 13,410.00
Total Lots 147
Sold Lots 130 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 12,480.00
% of Lots Sold 88.44% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 20,060.00
Unsold Lots 17 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 71.47%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
12 George Washington Bacon

'Bacon's Chart of Useful Knowledge'

1905 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 684.75
139 Stanley Charles Rowles

'Great Western Railway, Looe South Cornwall for Ideal Homes and Holidays' (Railway Travel Poster)

GBP 200.00 - 400.00 GBP 448.20
27 Walter Sickert

'Mother and Daughter

GBP 200.00 - 400.00 GBP 423.30
130 Tove Jansson

'Moomintroll & Little My, Snufkin, Snorkmaiden and Sniff' (Moomin Series)

1956 GBP 60.00 - 100.00 GBP 423.30
52 Charles Mottram, after Henry Courtney Selous

'Jerusalem in Her Fall'

GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 398.40
24 John Raphael Smith, after Joseph Wright of Derby

'The Widow of an Indian Chief Watching the Arms of Her Deceased Husband'

1789 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 373.50
26 Walter Sickert

'Sonia Alomis'

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 373.50
37 John Johnson, after Allan Ramsay

'Lady Erskine'

GBP 100.00 - 200.00 GBP 373.50
16 John Speed

Kent with her Cities and Earles Described and Observed' (Map of the County of Kent)

GBP 200.00 - 400.00 GBP 348.60
40 Spy [Leslie Matthew Ward]

On the Terrace

1893 GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 323.70
82 Henry Moore

Petals (from La Poesie)

GBP 200.00 - 400.00 GBP 323.70
34 William Wynne Ryland, after Angelica Kauffman

'O Venus Regina Cnidi Paphique' and 'Venus presenting Helen to Paris

GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 298.80
50 Charles Hunt, after John Frederick Herring

'Grand Stand, Ascot'

1839 GBP 40.00 - 60.00 GBP 273.90
31 Sebastian Leclerc, after Charles Lebrun

'Defaite de l'armee espagnole pres de Bruges sous la Condivite de Marsin, Parles Trouppes Du Roy Louis XIV en Lannee 1667'

GBP 40.00 - 60.00 GBP 249.00
93 After Raoul Dufy

'Ascot 1935'

GBP 60.00 - 80.00 GBP 224.10
74 Vernon Gibberd

'Edinburgh with Salisbury Crags'

GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 199.20
91 William Orpen

'The Bather'

GBP 100.00 - 200.00 GBP 199.20
33 Armedeo Gabrieli, after William Hamilton

Months of the Year

GBP 40.00 - 60.00 GBP 186.75
94 David Hockney

'The Rakes Progress'

GBP 100.00 - 200.00 GBP 174.30
109 Graham Ovenden

'Selina'

GBP 30.00 - 50.00 GBP 174.30
4 Willem Blaeu

'Rutlandia Comitatus, Rutlandshire' (Map of the County of Rutland)

GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 161.85
9 Joan Blaeu

Suthsexia vernacule Sussex' (Map of the County of Sussex)

GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 161.85
3 Herman Moll

'Sussex' (Map of the County of Sussex)

GBP 30.00 - 50.00 GBP 149.40
36 Sayer & Bennett (publishers)

'The Pretty Milleners'

1781 GBP 40.00 - 60.00 GBP 149.40
102 Vladimir Griegorov Tretchikoff

Chinese Girl (The Green Lady)

GBP 50.00 - 80.00 GBP 149.40
  • Heritage Auctions, June 27
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The Great Gatsby
    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus
    London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    J. R. R. Tolkien
    The Hobbit; or, There and Back Again
    London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Jane Austen
    Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c.
    London: Printed for John Murray, 1816
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    An Inland Voyage
    London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1878
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Ernest Hemingway
    Three Stories & Ten Poems
    Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
    History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark
    Philadelphia, 1814
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Emily Dickinson
    Autograph letter signed ("Emily and Vinnie"), to Mary Adelaide Hills
    Amherst, MA, Late April, 1880
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    John Keats
    Autograph letter signed ("John Keats"), to Mrs. Jeffrey
    Honiton 4 or 5 May 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Samuel Johnson
    A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are deduced from their Originals…
    London, 1765
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    H. P. Lovecraft
    Small archive of nine lengthy autograph letters signed variously over a period of six years to J. Vernon Shea.
    Various places, 1931-1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Izaak Walton
    The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation…
    London: T. homas Maxey for Rich. ard Marriot, 1653
  • Bonhams, June 25: Vesalius, Andreas. 1514-1564. De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. $200,000 - $300,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Gersdorff, Hans Von. 1455-1529. Feldtbuch der wundartzney. $40,000 - $60,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Pare, Ambroise. C.1509-1590. La Methode Curative des Playes, et Fractures de la Teste humaine. Avec les pourtraits des Instruments necessaires pour la curation d'icelles. $25,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Reisch, Gregor. 1470-1525. Margarita Philosophica. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bright, Richard. 1789-1858. Reports of Medical Cases, Selected with a View of Illustrating the Symptoms and Cure of Diseases by a Reference to Morbid Anatomy. $12,000 - $18,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Berengario da Carpi, Giacomo. C. 1460-1530. Tractatus de fractura calve sive cranei. $10,000 - $15,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Vicq D'Azyr, Felix. 1748-1794. Traite d'antomie et de physiologie. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Croce, Giovanni Andrea Della. 1509?-1775. Chirurgia libri septem... $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bruno Da Longburgo. 1200-1286. La cyrogia di Maistro Bruno: Expertissimo in quella. Tradutta in vulgare. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Schwann, Theodor. 1810-1882. Mikroskopische Untersuchungen uber die Ubereinstimmung in der Struktur und dem Wachsthum der Thiere und Pflanzen. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Cowper, William. 1666-1709. The Anatomy of Humane Bodies, with Figures Drawn after the Life… $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bidloo, Govard. 1649-1713. Anatomia humani corporis, centum & quinque tabulis, per artificiossis. G. de Lairesse ad vivum delineatis. $6,000 - $9,000
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