Forum Auctions: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, 2165, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/02/2020 - 07/02/2020
Page Size: 259 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Quincey (Thomas De, essayist, 1785-1859).- Quincey (Margaret De, De Quincey's eldest daughter, married Robert Craig in 1853, and settled in Ireland, 1818-71)

Autograph Letter signed to "My Dear Sir"

Mavis Bush [Cottage], Lasswade [near Edinburgh]1853GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 39.00

American Letters. Collection, including: Benjamin Holt Ticknor to Alfred Lord Tennyson sending congratulations on his birthday and alluding to his father the American publisher of Tennyson's poems, …

v.d., 1853-1903GBP 350.00 - 400.00GBP 468.00
3Lowell (James Russell, American poet and diplomat, 1819-91)

2 Autograph Letters signed to "My dear Appleton" and Nora Perry, together 2½pp.

1855 & 1889GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 104.00
4Whittier (John Greenleaf, American Quaker poet and abolitionist, 1807-92)

2 Autograph Letters signed to "Dear Sir" and Benjamin Holt Ticknor, together 7pp.

Amesbury [Massachusetts]1860GBP 180.00 - 220.00GBP 195.00
5Hawthorne (Nathaniel, novelist and short story writer, 1804-64). Ticknor (William Davis, American publisher in Boston, 1810-64)

Autograph Letter signed to his wife, Emmeline

New York1864GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 845.00
6Carlyle (Thomas, author, biographer, and historian, 1795-1881)

Autograph Letter signed to "Dear Twistleton"

Chelsea1866GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 195.00
7Landor (Walter Savage, poet and author, 1775-1864). Forster (John, writer and literary adviser, 1812-76)

Autograph Letter signed "John Forster" to ?Benjamin Holt Ticknor

Kensington, London1869GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 143.00

American Letters. Collection

1876-1907GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 312.00
9Stowe (Harriet Beecher, author and abolitionist, 1811-96)

Autograph Letter signed to "Dear Mr Page"

1872GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 208.00
10Lewes (George Henry, writer, partner of George Eliot, 1817-78)

Autograph Letter signed to Benjamin Holt Ticknor

Regents Park1872GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 338.00
11Browning (Robert, poet, 1812-89)

Autograph envelope front signed, slightly browned and creased laid in on paper mount

1872GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 130.00
12Saxe (John Godfrey, American poet, 1816-87)

Autograph Letter signed to Benjamin Holt Ticknor

1875GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 143.00
13Longfellow (Henry Wadsworth, poet, 1807-82)

Autograph Letter signed to "Dear Sir" [?Ticknor]

1877GBP 180.00 - 220.00GBP 338.00
14Vedder (Elihu, American painter, book illustrator, and poet, 1836-1923)

Cut signature

1880GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 65.00
15Howells (William Dean Howells, American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, 1837-1920)

4 Autograph Letters signed to Benjamin Holt Ticknor, together 9pp.

Hartfor, Atlantic House & Lakewood1883-1913GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 195.00
16Wallace (Susan, American author and poet, wife of Lew Wallace, 1830-1907)

Autograph Letter signed to Benjamin Holt Ticknor

Crawfordsville [Indiana]1884GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 182.00
17Perry (Nora, American poet and writer, 1831-96)

Plymouth Bay, autograph poem

c1880sGBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 130.00
18Irving (Sir Henry, actor, 1838-1905)

Autograph Letter signed to "Dear Mr Ball"

n.p.1885GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
19American Letters & others.

Collection, including: Julia Ward Howe regarding the Boston Authors Club, Thomas Wentworth Higginson referring to the fate of John Wentworth, John Townsend Trowbridge

1884-1908GBP 300.00 - 350.00GBP 286.00
20Field (Eugene, American writer, poet and essayist, 1850-95)

Autograph Letter signed to Benjamin Holt Ticknor

The Chicago Dante1887GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 182.00

American Letters. Collection

1884-1907GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 390.00
22Stoddard (Richard Henry, American poet and critic, 1825-1903)

3 Autograph Letters signed to Benjamin Holt Ticknor

New York1895 - 1897GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 91.00
23Austen (Jane).

Austen-Leigh (Mary Augusta, daughter of James Edward Austen-Leigh, great niece of Jane Austen

Roehamptonn.y.GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 169.00
24Norton (Charles Eliot, American author, social critic, and professor of art, 1827-1908)

Autograph Letter signed to N.H. Dole

1899GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 65.00
25Dickens (Sir Henry Fielding Dickens, KC, barrister, eighth child of Charles Dickens, 1849-1933)

Autograph Letter signed to Caroline Ticknor

[London]1903GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 32.50
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> <i>[Sutro Baths] / On the Shore of the Pacific Ocean,</i> designer unknown, 1896. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Osvaldo Ballerio, <i>Biscottini e Amaretti Delser,</i> circa 1900. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Maxfield Parrish, <i>Harper’s Weekly,</i> 1896. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Les Parfums de J. Daver Paris,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Jacob Lawrence, <i>Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture,</i> 1968. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Lion Noir, Cirage – Crème,</i> 1949. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> <i>Keep Calm and Carry On,</i> designer unknown, 1939. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Walter L. Greene, <i>Adirondack Mountains / Lake Placid,</i> 1930. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Laura Brey, <i>Enlist / On Which Side of the Window Are You?</i> 1917. $1,500 to $2,000.
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