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

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

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
2

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
3

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

Francec. 1450.GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
4

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

Francec. 1450GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 650.00
5

[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
7

[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
9

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
11

[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
16

[Collection of recipes]

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

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

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 250.00
19

[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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