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Auction Date
07/30/2020 - 07/30/2020
Page Size: 296 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
101Microscopic typography

Divina Commedia. Trascritto micro calligrafico a mano libera senza uso di lente

1888GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 468.00
102Gaudefroy-Demombynes (Maurice)

Le Pèlerinage a la Mekke

Paris1923GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00
103Garnett (David, writer and publisher, 1892-1981) Stendhal [Henri-Marie Beyle].

Racine et Shakespeare

Paris, 1925GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00
104Francesco II Sforza (Duke of Milan, 1495-1535)

Grant relating to Gualuagino Gutuario and a building with Belvedere (terrace)

Milan, 1531GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 247.00
105Chauvin (Jean, merchant of Dieppe)

2 Autograph Letters to Bartholomeo Corsini in London

Dieppe,1583,GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Yorkshire, Wass & Byland.- [Record by Richard Barnes deputy of Marmaduke Wilson Collector in York of an agreement by Richard Vaughan buying land in Wass from Queen Elizabeth I for forty shillings]

1588GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 247.00

Norfolk, Fersfield.- [Notes on Fersfield and the ownership of the manor by the dukes of Norfolk]

n.d. c. 1604.GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold

Heraldry & Genealogy.- Fortescue

c. 1610.GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 195.00
109Coventry (Thomas, first Baron Coventry (1578-1640), lawyer, Lord Chancellor, 1578-1640)

Pardon of Alienation to Edward Leighton for alienation of manor and park of Feckenham & 5 messuages in Worcestershire to Thomas Lord Coventry

1634GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold

Suffolk Library Catalogue.- Bullens Rooms

1854GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 208.00

[Manuscript Lexicon & Prayers].- [Manuscript Greek/Latin Lexicon],180pp.

1671GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 390.00

Yorkshire Prisoner.- Henry Marwood custodian of York Castle... "John Green & his wife at ye visitation at Wakefield at Easter soe called for not comeing to heare devine service & not receiving sacram[en]t soe called in the Yeare 1674"

1675GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 91.00
113Charles II.- Dering (Sir Edward, second Baronet, politician, 1625-84), Hyde (Laurence, first Earl of Rochester, politician, bap. 1642, d. 1711), Godolphin (Sidney, first Earl of Godolphin, politician, 1645-1712) and others.

Treasury Warrant authorising Baptist May Keeper of the Privy Purse to pay £600 into the Exchequer from Customs and duties on wine,

Whitehall Treasury Chambers,1679GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 58.50

Hampshire.- Receipt by Richard Holt of Buriton of rent from John White for two messuages etc. in Portsmouth, D.S. "Richard Holt" and two others

1682GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 26.00

Chelsea Hospital.- Order to pay "Twelve hundred and foure poundes nineteen shillings... to the sevll. out penconers of Chelsy Hospitall..."

1706GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 123.50

Book & Autograph Collectors etc.- Collection, including: Autograph Letter signed from Hewer Edgley Hewer

1720GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 338.00

Ireland.- [Lectures by Thomas McDonnell followed by account book entries by Ambrose Wilson]

[Dublin, Trinity College & elsewhere], 1728-50.GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 650.00

Billheads.- Collection of 13 billheads

v.s., 1745-88 GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 494.00

18th century Distiller.- Last Will & Testament of John Debonnaire of Bromley St Leonards Middlesex

1747GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 71.50
120Bush (Charles, Secretary of the Board of Ordnance)

Letter signed to the Ordnance officers of Portsmouth

[London], 1751GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 65.00
121Montagu (Elizabeth, author and literary hostess, "Queen of Bluestockings", 1718-1800) Bower (Archibald, religious controversialist and historical writer, author of "History of the Popes", 1686x8-1766)

Autograph Letter signed to Elizabeth Montagu

n.p., n.d. c. 1752 or laterGBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 390.00
122McDowall (Captain) & KARR (Thomas, Sergeant)

Account Book

1767-70.GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 156.00
123?Johnson (Samuel, author and lexicographer, 1709-84) Yewd (Thomas, Vestry Clerk of St. Mary-le-Strand)

Copy Letter to "Doctor Johnson"

[London]1774GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 65.00

French Botany.- Cours de Botanique

1785-97.GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold

Apprentice Indentures.- Collection of 6 apprentice indentures

1785-1800GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 91.00
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>September 30</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First Edition. $150,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> MILNE, A.A. and SHEPARD, E.H. <i>Now We Are Six.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> NABOKOV, VLADIMIR. <i>Lolita.</i> First American Edition. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Fine Literature<br>September 30</b>
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> RAND, AYN. <i>Atlas Shrugged.</i> $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> STEINBECK, JOHN. <i>To a God Unknown.</i> First Edition. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Fine Literature:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Works of H.G. Wells.</i> $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>We Invite You to Consign!<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps</b>
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> DARWIN, Charles Robert. <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.</i> London: W. Clowes and Sons for John Murray, 1859. [With] autograph note signed. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> [FINE PRESS & LIVRE D'ARTISTE]. -- [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works ... now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> LAWRENCE, Thomas Edward. <i>Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph.</i> [London: Privately Printed], 1926. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> London, Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, R. Chiswell, and R. Bentley, 1685. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America…</i> [1839-] 1840-1844. -- AUDUBON, John James and John BACHMAN. <i>The Quadrupeds of North America.</i> 1849-1854. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> OGILBY, John, trans. [MONTANUS, Arnoldus]. <i>America: being the latest, and most Accurate Description of the New World…</i> London: Printed by the Author, 1671. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> HOBBES, Thomas. <i>Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill.</i> London: printed for Andrew Crooke, 1651. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> BLACKWELL, Elizabeth. <i>A Curious Herbal, containing Five Hundred Cuts of the most useful Plant which are now used in the Practice of Physick…</i> London: John Nourse, 1739. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MILTON, John. <i>Paradise Lost.</i> London: Printed by S. Simmons ... to be sold by T. Helder, 1669. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Selections from the Library of<br>Gerald and Barbara Weiner<br>Live and Online<br>October 8, 2020 / 10am CT</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> MALCOLM X. Typed letter signed ("Malcolm X"), to Alex Haley. Cairo, Egypt, 18 September 1964. " 1 page, 8vo. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. Autograph letter signed (“JRRT”). To George Sayer, Oxford, 7 August 1952. 2 pages, 8vo, creased; morocco folding case. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Oct. 8:</b> WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Autograph manuscript signed ("Frank Lloyd Wright"), entitled "To the Countryside." N.p. [Taliesin?], [June 1926]. 2 pages, 4to, creased. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Paul George Lawler, <i>San Francisco – Hawaii Overnight,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Around the World, <i>North German Lloyd,</i> designer unknown, circa 1910. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Michael Rudolf Wening, <i>Siam,</i> circa 1920s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Sigismunds Vidbergs, <i>Spend Your Holidays at the Wonderful Seaside of Riga,</i> circa 1925. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Jean Dupas, <i>“Where is this Bower Beside the Silver Thames?”</i> 1930. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Charles-Léonce Brossé, <i>Meeting d’Aviation, Nice,</i> 1910. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> John Held Jr., <i>Nantucket,</i> 1925. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Seaverns W. Hilton, <i>Lewis and Clark, Northern Pacific,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 15:</b> Fred Powis, <i>Jasper, Canadian National Railways.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>October Sale<br>October 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> LA HARPE, Jean-Baptiste Benard de. 'CARTE NOUVELLE DE LA PARTIE DE L'OUEST DE LA LOUISIANNE'. $800,000 to $1,200,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> AUDUBON, John James. Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> REDOUTE, Pierre-Joseph. Watercolor for plate 456: Bromella ananas (Cultivated Pineapple). $450,000 to $550,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> COOK, Captain James. <i>A set of the three voyages comprising...</i> London: 1773-1785. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Oct. 10:</b> KEY, Adrien Thomaszoon. Abraham Ortelius. Oil on Panel. $400,000 to $450,000.
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