Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, 1047, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/11/2019 - 07/11/2019
Page Size: 234 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
300Gregory I (Pope)

Regula pastoralis,

Venice, 1492GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,375.00
301Lombardus (Petrus, Bishop of Paris)

Sententiarum libri IV,

Nuremberg, 1500GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 600.00
302[Shakespeare (William]

[Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies],

1632GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 42,500.00
303

Civil War Pamphlet.- Most Exact and True Relation (A) of the Proceedings of His Maiesties Armie at Shelborne...by a Lover of Truth,

1642GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 525.00
304Hollar (Wenceslaus)

Theatru[m] mulierum,

1643 but early 18th century.GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00
305Andrewes (Lancelot)

A Manual of Directions for the Sick...Translated out of a Greeke MS. of His Private Devotions by R[ichard] D[rake],

1655GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 2,125.00
306

Bindings.- Bible,

Paris, 1803GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 525.00
307Greene (Robert)

The Honorable History of Frier Bacon and Frier Bungay. As it was lately plaid by the Prince Palatine his Servants,

1655GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 10,000.00
308Bonnefons (Jean)

Basia,

Leiden, 1659GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 400.00
309Nostradamus (Michel)

Les Vrayes Centuries et Propheties,

Amsterdam, 1668GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 850.00
310Cookery.- M. (W.)

The Queens Closet Opened. Incomparable Secrets in Physick,

1671GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,250.00
311

Cookery.- Young Lady's Companion (The)

1734GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 2,125.00
312

Medicine.- Collection of medical recipes,

1767 & 1680s.GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,000.00
313

Bindings.- Almanachs.- Rider's British Merlin: for the Year of Our Lord God 1774

1774-93.GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,875.00
314Hairdressing.- Stewart (James)

Plocacosmos: or The Whole Art of Hair Dressing...,

1782GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 1,125.00
315Fielding (Henry)

The History of Tom Jones,

1792GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 300.00
316

Conjuring.- Hocus Pocus,

1795GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,750.00
317Conjuring.- English School (circa 1900)

The British magician,

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 375.00
318Transport.- Guide (A)

to Stage Coaches,

1795GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00
319Bindings.- Treble Almanack (The)

for the Year MDCCXCVII,

Dublin1797GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 437.50
320[Wordsworth (William) and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.]

Lyrical Ballads,

1798GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 4,750.00
321[Coleridge (Sara)]

Phantasmion,

1837GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00
322Barrett (Elizabeth Barrett)

Poems,

1844GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 475.00
323[Brontë (Charlotte, Emily and Anne)], "Currer, Ellis & Acton Bell".

Poems,

1846 but 1848.GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,625.00
324Bindings.- Byron (George Gordon Noel, Lord)

Beppo and Don Juan,

1853GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 1,000.00
  • <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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