Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, 1059, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
06/09/2020 - 06/09/2020
Page Size: 434 items in 18 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Revenue tablet, list of sheep, beams of timber, garden material etc., as rental, drawn up for incorporating in the Cadastral survey made by officers of the Temple of the Sun-God at Lagash [Telloh],

Lagashc. 2300BCEGBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,235.00

Bible, New Testament. Single leaf from the gospel of St John, illuminated manuscript in Latin, on vellum, in a very small gothic bookhand

?Parisc. 1300.GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 455.00

Book of Hours. Single leaf, illuminated manuscript in Latin, on vellum, in a large gothic bookhand

Francec. 1450.GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold

Book of Hours. Single leaf, illuminated manuscript in Latin, on vellum, in a large gothic bookhand

Francec. 1450GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 650.00

[Account of manoeuvres by a Scottish soldier in the Parliamentary army]

1646GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,105.00
6Innocent X (Pope, 1574-1655)

Document conferring a degree of canon law on Count Virginius

1650GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 275.00

[Arabic exercise book with a prayer at end]

Turkey17th century.GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 812.50
8Marlborough (John Churchill, 1650-1722)

Autograph Letter signed

1709GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 975.00

Treatise on Language, Grammar, Logic and Religious Duties, composed for Mustafa Pasha, governor of Tripoli

?Turkey1743GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 562.50
10?C[ooper] (E[dward], Rev.

later Lady Williams, cousin and close friend of Jane and Cassandra Elizabeth Austen, and Rev. Edward Cooper (1770-1833), a regular visitor to the Austens' house at Steventon

GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 12,500.00

[Army Manual for a battalion of Foot Guards]

1760GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,000.00
12Campbell (John, Colonel, Commander-in-Chief of Jersey)

Anecdotes Relative to the Island of Jersey 1767

1767GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,625.00
13Al-Hariri of Basra (Arab , 1054-1122)

Maqamat al-Hariri

Turkey1771-72.GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 3,000.00
15Mount Edgcumbe (George, first Earl of, naval officer, 1720-95)

3 Autograph Letters signed "Mt: Edg:" to Robert ?Birt

Paris & Bath1783-85GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 390.00

[Collection of recipes]

late 18th century & dated 1840.GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 437.50

4 sheets of decorative patterned paper, paper with watercolour designs of flowers

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00

[Collection of recipes]

c. 1800.GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
20Jenner (Edward, 1749-1823)

Autograph Letter third person to Mr Long

London1801GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,690.00
21Wordsworth (William, poet, 1770-1850)

Autograph Letter signed to Basil Montagu in Bedford Square

n.d. c. 1810GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,170.00
22De Quincey (Thomas, essayist, 1785-1859)

What is Theory?, autograph manuscript draft

1823 or early 1824.GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 3,750.00
24Gardiner (General Sir Henry Lynedoch, 1820-97)

62 Autograph Letters to his parents and brother, all but three signed

Montreal, Gotha, Rotterdam, Amerbach and elsewhere1838 - 41 & n.d.,GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 780.00
25Arnold (Thomas, headmaster and historian, 1795-1842)

Autograph Letter signed to R. Bright Esq., in Bristol

1838GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 390.00
27McDougall (Francis Thomas, Bishop of Labuan and Sarawak, 1817-1886)

Autograph Letter signed to "My dear Sir"

Pinang Hill Penang Hilln.d. c. 1851GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 585.00
28Arabic Exercises

Arabic Exercises

n.d. c. 1890.GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 375.00
29Vincent de Paul (Saint, 1581-1660).- Benoît-Marie Langénieux (Archbishop of Reims

Calligraphic Manuscript

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 325.00
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