Forum Auctions: Selected 16th and 17th century English books from the Fox Pointe Manor Library, 1050, London

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Auction Date
07/10/2019 - 07/10/2019
Page Size: 227 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Richard Fawkes

Richard Fawkes imprint.- Hereafter Folowith the boke callyd the Myrroure of Oure Lady very …

London 1530GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 11,250.00
2More (Sir Thomas)

More (Sir Thomas) The Apologye of Syr Thomas More Knyght, first edition, Prynted by W. Rastell, …

1533GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 22,500.00
3Boece (Hector)

Scotland.- Boece (Hector) Heir beginnis the hystory and croniklis of Scotland, translated from …

[Edinburgh] [?1540].GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 15,000.00
4Henry VIII.

Henry VIII.- Necessary Doctrine and Erudition for Any Christen Man (A) Set Furthe by the Kynges …

1543GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,375.00
5Melanchthon (Philipp)

Melanchthon (Philipp) A Newe Work Concerning both Partes of the Sacrament to be Receyved of the …

[Zurich 1543GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
6Gardiner (Stephen, Bishop of Winchester)

Gardiner (Stephen, Bishop of Winchester) A Declaration of suche True Articles as George Joye hath …

[1546].GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
7Gardiner (Stephen, Bishop of Winchester)

Gardiner (Stephen, Bishop of Winchester) De Vera Obedientia, 1553.

Roane [but London] 1553GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 4,000.00
8Littleton (Thomas)

Law.- Littleton (Thomas) Littleton Tenures in Englishe, 1556.

in Fletestrete within Temple barre 1556GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,250.00
9Constantius (Felicius)

Constantius (Felicius) The Conspiracie of Catiline, 2 parts in 1 vol., second edition, 1557.

[1557]GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 6,000.00
10Vives (Joannes Ludovicus )

Vives (Joannes Ludovicus ) A Very Fruteful and Pleasant Booke called the Instruction of a Christen …

1557 [1541].GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,625.00
11Cicero (Marcus Tullius)

Cicero (Marcus Tullius) Three Bookes of Duties, 1558.

1558GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,500.00
12Vergilius (Polydorus)

Vergilius (Polydorus) An Abridgemente of the notable worke of Polidore Virgile, 1560.

[c.1560].GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,062.50
13Bale (John)

Bale (John) The First Two Partes of the Actes or Unchaste Examples of the Englyshe Votaryes, 2 …

1560GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,625.00
14Sleidanus (Johannes)

Sleidanus (Johannes) A Famouse Cronicle of oure time, called Sleidanes Commentaries, concerning …

[1560].GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,750.00
15Cicero (Marcus Tullius)

Cicero (Marcus Tullius) Those Fyve Questions, which Marke Tullye Cicero, Disputed in his Manor of …

1561GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,750.00
16Chaucer (Geoffrey)

Chaucer (Geoffrey) [The Woorkes], fifth collected edition, 1561.

1561GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,125.00
17Froissart (Jean)

Froissart (Jean) Here begynnith the Firste Volum [the Thirde and Fourthe Boke] ... of the …

[c.1563].GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
18Becon (Thomas)

Becon (Thomas) [The Worckes... which he hath hytherto made and published... divided into three …

[1564]. GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
19Jewel (John, Bishop of Salisbury)

Jewel (John) A Defence of the Apologie of the Churche of Englande, 1567.

1567GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,500.00
20Thomas (William)

Thomas (William) Principal rules of the Italian grammer, with a dictionarie for the better …

1567GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 7,500.00
21

Spanish Inquisition.- Gonzalez de Montes (Raimundo) A Discovery and playne Declaration of sundry …

1568GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
22Guevara (Antonio de)

Guevara (Antonio de) The Dial of Princes..., second edition in English, 1568.

1568GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 3,750.00
23Grafton (Richard)

Grafton (Richard) A Chronicle at Large, 1569.

1568-9.GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,750.00
24Ascham (Roger)

Ascham (Roger) A Report and Discourse... of the affaires and state of Germany and the Emperour …

[?1570].GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 2,125.00
25[Boaistman (Pierre)],

[Boaistman (Pierre)], "Chelidonius Tigurinus". A most excellent Hystorie, Of the Institution and …

1571GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,750.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Textile of the Great White Fleet, with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans & successor Charles Stillman Sperry, 1908. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> William J. Stone, <i>Declaration of Independence,</i> Force printing, 1833. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, over 2000 items, with extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records & receipts, bulk 1820-1865. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Gloria Steinem, typescript for her speech <i>Living the Revolution,</i> with related letters and documents, 1941-77. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> <i>Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression,</i> depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, c. 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, <i>Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta,</i> Antwerp, 1635. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Antonio de Mayorga, manuscript map of Mexico City, 1779. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall, <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America,</i> first edition, 3 volumes, Philadelphia, 1842-44. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Samuel Walker, diary of the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Scrapbook on early Stanford football, with letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 & 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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