Australian Book Auctions: December Gallery Sale: an End of Year sale of books, documents, letters, ephemera, and maps including Voyages, Travel, Australiana, Natural History Literature (including a collection of books by Ion Idriess), &c., &c., 102, Armadale,

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/01/2021 - 12/01/2021
Page Size: 153 items in 7 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ANGAS George French.

AUSTRALIA,

Londoncirca 1865. AUD 100.00 - 200.00AUD 155.74
2ANSON, George.

A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD

London1767AUD 600.00 - 800.00AUD 1,018.30
3AUSTRALIAN GAS-LIGHT COMPANY.

PROSPECTUS...

Sydney1836AUD 150.00 - 200.00AUD 179.70
4BARRINGTON, George.

AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE TO NEW SOUTH WALES

London1810AUD 400.00 - 600.00AUD 455.24
5BENNETT, George.

WANDERINGS IN NEW SOUTH WALES,

London1834AUD 500.00 - 700.00AUD 599.00
6BILLE, Steen.

BERETNING OM CORVETTEN GALATHEA’S REISE.

Copenhagen1849-1851. AUD 300.00 - 500.00AUD 431.28
7BONWICK, James.

DAILY LIFE AND ORIGIN OF THE TASMANIANS.

London1870AUD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
8BONWICK, James.

THE SPIRIT OF THE TRUE TEACHER,

Melbourne1857AUD 200.00 - 400.00AUD 479.20
9BURKE AND WILLS.

THE BURKE AND WILLS EXPLORING EXPEDITION:

Melbourne1861AUD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
10COLLINS, David.

AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY IN NEW SOUTH WALES:

London1798AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
11COOK. HAWKESWORTH, John.

AN ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGES

London1773AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00AUD 4,792.00
12COOK, Captain James.

REIS NAAR DE ZUIDPOOL EN RONDOM DE WEERELD,

Amsterdam1793AUD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
13COOPER, John Butler.

THE HISTORY OF MALVERN:

Melbourne1935AUD 100.00 - 200.00AUD 179.70
14CRAIG, W.W.

MORETON BAY SETTLEMENT

Brisbane1925AUD 80.00 - 120.00AUD 71.88
15CUNNINGHAM, Peter.

TWO YEARS IN NEW SOUTH WALES;

London1827AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 407.32
16DARLING, Lieutenant-General Ralph, Governor.

NEW SOUTH WALES. PAPERS EXPLANATORY OF THE CHARGES

London1830AUD 400.00 - 600.00AUD 479.20
17DUHAUT-CILLY, Auguste.

VIAGGIO INTORNO AL GLOBO PRINCIPALMENTE ALLA CALIFORNIA

Turin1841AUD 200.00 - 400.00AUD 203.66
18EDEN, William (traditional misattribution).

THE HISTORY OF NEW HOLLAND,

London1787AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00AUD 2,276.20
19FIELD, Barron.

AN ANALYSIS OF BLACKSTONE’S COMMENTARIES

London1811AUD 300.00 - 500.00AUD 359.40
20FOSTER, Thomas.

REVIEW OF THE LABOURS OF SEVERAL EXPLORERS OF AUSTRALIA,

Melbourne and Sydney1863AUD 500.00 - 800.00AUD 1,557.40
21FOXCROFT, E.J.B.

AUSTRALIAN NATIVE POLICY:

Melbourne1941AUD 80.00 - 120.00AUD 143.76
22GOLD.

A VISIT TO AUSTRALIA AND ITS GOLD REGIONS.

London1853AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 599.00
23GURNER, Henry Field.

A SIGNIFICANT ARCHIVE

AUD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00AUD 13,178.00
24HAM, Thomas.

THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN MAGAZINE.

Melbourne1850-1. AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 455.24
25HARRIS, Alexander.

SETTLERS AND CONVICTS;

London1847AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 383.36
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
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