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Auction Name Online only: Books and Works on Paper Total Sales (GBP) 91,344.50
Auction Date 07/30/2020 - 07/30/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 44,460.00
Sale Number #2166 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 63,410.00
Total Lots 296
Sold Lots 263 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 53,120.00
% of Lots Sold 88.85% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 75,540.00
Unsold Lots 33 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 120.92%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
207 Austen (Jane) Montagu George Knight; Austen-Leigh (Rev. James Edward)

A Memoir of Jane Austen by her Nephew

1870 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 2,500.00
265 Anglo-Chinese School (19th century)

Twelve pith paper drawings of ceremonial scenes

19th century GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,950.00
283 Gheyn II (Jacques de, 1565-1629)

St Mary Magdalene

circa 1590 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 1,690.00
2 Britton (John) and Edward Wedlake Brayley,

The Beauties of England and Wales

1801-15 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,625.00
35 Moxon (Elizabeth)

English Housewifery. Exemplified in about Four Hundred and Fifty Receipts...

1749 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 1,625.00
63

Le Jeune de Boullencourt. Description Generale de L'Hostel Royale des Invalides etabli par Louis le Grand dans le Plaine de Grenelle pres Paris

1683 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,500.00
232 Criddle (Norman)

Wild Flowers of Manitoba

1904 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 1,500.00
261 Gutzlaff (Karl Friedrich August )

[The Perfect Man's Model]

1836 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,250.00
69 Thorvaldsen (Bertel)

Le statue e li bassirilievi inventati e scolpiti in marmo dal cavaliere Alberto Thorwaldsen scultore danese

1811 issued c.1817. GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,187.50
164 Montaigne (Michel de)

Essayes

1613 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,187.50
40 Segneri (Paolo)

Manna Animaæ seu Exercitium ...

1699 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,125.00
218 Beerbohm (Max)

The Works

1922 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,125.00
247 Turgan (Julien)

Les Ballons. Histoire de la locomotion aérienne depuis son origine jusqu'à nos jours

1851 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,125.00
272 Hasegawa (Keika)

28 woodblock prints from 'Keika Hyaku Kiku [One hundred chrysanthemums]'

circa 1893-1905 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 1,105.00
223 Le Carré (John)

The Looking-Glass War

1965 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 1,062.50
235 Anglo-Indian School (circa 1840s)

Collection of fourteen original watercolours

circa 1840s GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 1,040.00
179

Murder trial.- The genuine trial of Samuel Goodere, Esq; (late commander of the Ruby Man of War)

1740 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,000.00
264 Anglo-Chinese School (19th century)

Six pith paper drawings of ladies in interiors

19th century GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 975.00
288 Bibiena (Ferdinando Galli) after.

[Varie opere di Prospettiua...]

18th century GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 910.00
75 Lang (Andrew)

The Grey Fairy Book

1900 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 812.50
194 Johnson (Samuel)

Dictionary of the English Language together with A History of the Language

1827 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 812.50
4 Turnor (Edmund)

Collections for the History of the Town and Soke of Grantham

1806 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 750.00
94 Choderlos de Laclos (Pierre-Ambroise-François)

Les Liaisons dangereuses

1782 GBP 700.00 - 900.00 GBP 750.00
190 Gibbon (Edward)

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

1807 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 750.00
158

King's Counsel.- Edward VII.- Letters Patent appointing William Alfred Meek as King's Counsel

1903 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 715.00
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    <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.
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    <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.
  • <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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