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Auction Name
Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Auction Date
02/14/2019 - 02/14/2019
Sale Number
#2088
Total Lots
196
Sold Lots
171
Lots Sold
87.24%
Unsold Lots
25
Total Sales (GBP)
47,862.75
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
28,645.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
40,640.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
33,755.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
47,890.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
99.94%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
14 Roberts (David)

Ten plates from 'The Holy Land,…

1842-1849 (10). GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 2,860.00
148

Cabinet of Poetry (The)

1808 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 2,000.00
24 Mayer (Luigi)

[Views in the Ottoman Dominions]

[circa 1812] GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,300.00
71 Cicero (Marcus Tullius)

Opera omnia

1661 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,062.50
200 Mellan (Claude, 1598-1699)

The Holy Face, or the Veil of St Veronica

[circa 1649 and later] GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 1,040.00
23 Mayer (Luigi)

[Views in Egypt, Palestine and other parts of the Ottoman Empire]

[1804] GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 975.00
28 Ward (Margaret K., fl. 1850-1870)

Nine views of Constantinople and its environs

[circa 1850s] GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 975.00
102 Dickens (Charles)

Autograph Address panel signed to Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

n.d GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 910.00
127 Campbell (Archibald, 3rd Duke of Argyll)

A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of the Lady Hilaretta

[1730] GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 812.50
156 Johnson (Samuel)

The Works

1825 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 750.00
144 Hellot (Jean)

The Art of Dying Wool, Silk, and Cotton

1789 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 687.50
25 Shabistari (Mahmud ibn Abd ul-Karim)

Mahmud Schebisteri's Rosenflor des Geheimnisses

1838 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 625.00
158 Hunt (Leigh)

The Poetical Works

1832 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 625.00
49 Hitchman (William)

The Young Astronomer's Assistant, and Countryman's Daily Companion

1755 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 575.00
48 [Wright (Rev. Thomas)] The Formation and Management of Floated Meadows..., 3 …

The Formation and Management of Floated Meadows...

1808 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 550.00
139 [Reynolds (Sir Joshua)]

A discourse, delivered to the students of the Royal Academy on the distribution of the prizes

1783 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 550.00
5 Haywood (John)

The Civil and Political History of the State of Tennessee

1823 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 525.00
152 [Neal (John)] "Jehu O'Cataract".

"Jehu O'Cataract". Battle of Niagara

1818 GBP 250.00 - 350.00 GBP 525.00
47 Home (Francis)

The Principles of Agriculture and Vegetation

1757 GBP 250.00 - 350.00 GBP 500.00
167 Grant (James)

Vere of Ours, The Eighth or King's

1878 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 500.00

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  • <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Albert Einstein A remarkable letter on God in English, one of his most eloquent and quoted, 1 p, July 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's commission as Major General in the Continental Army, February 19th, 1777. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Broadside. A Poem Upon the Bloody Engagement That Was Fought on Bunker's-Hill. 1775. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Early, full printing of the Star-Spangled Banner in The Yankee, October 7, 1814. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Paul Revere. Engraving, “The Boston Massacre Perpetrated on March 5, 1770," in <i>Massachusett's Calendar 1772.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> NASA archive with 351 photographs, silver & chromogenic prints, 1960-2002. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, suite of 18 cyanotypes, 1910-14. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, <i>Horse Capture, Atsina,</i> unique copper plate for <i>The North American Indian,</i> 1908. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> John Whipple, <i>Harriet Beecher Stowe,</i> salted print from a calotype negative, 1853. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Lewis Carroll, <i>Xie Kitchen,</i> albumen print, circa 1872. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Ansel Adams, <i>Taos Pueblo,</i> limited, signed first edition of the artist's first book, 12 silver bromide prints, 1930. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b><br>JFK in his motorcade about 2 mins before his assassination, chromogenic print, 1963. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Anton Guilio Bragaglia, 6 photomechanical postcards with facsimile signatures, 1911-13, printed 1932. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Société Anonyme, Inc, group of 9 postcards, including 8 real photo postcards, 1920-30. $25,000 to $35,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> BELON. <i>L’Histoire de la nature des oyseaux.</i> Paris : Corrozet, 1555. $17,000 to $23,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> MIOMANDRE – BARBIER. <i>Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky.</i> Paris. 1913. $23,000 to $34,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> HOKUSAI. <i>Fugaku Hyakkei, Edo : Nishimura Yûzô.</i> 1834-1875. $58,000 to $80,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> EDWARDS. <i> <br>A Natural History of Uncommon Birds…</i> London : Printed for the Author. 1743-1764. $35,000 to $46,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> VESALIUS. <i><br> De Humane Corporis Fabrica libri septem...</i> Basle : J. Oporinus. 1555. $58,000 to $80,000
  • <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>Die Französische Expedition gegen Mexico /Beilagen zum Beiheft des Militair - Wochenblattes
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio. London, 1791.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Estatuto Provisional del Imperio Mexicano. México: Imprenta de Andrade y Escalante, 1865.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Historia de Méjico... México, 1849 - 1852.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Juárez, Benito - Ogazón, Pedro. Legajos de Bandos del Estado de Guadalajara, 1860-1863.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos. Mapa de las Aguas que por el Círculo de 90 Leguas Vienen a la Laguna de Tescuco... Méx, 1748.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Cruces y Campa / Aubert / Valleto. Pareja Imperial, Fusilamiento de Maximiliano, Tipos Mexicanos... ca,1875.
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