Chiswick Auctions: Printed Books and Manuscripts, 13118, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/31/2018 - 01/31/2018
Page Size: 129 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Antiphonal Manuscript Leaf.

 Spain15th-16th century.  GBP 200.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Bible, Latin. Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis Sixti V Pont. Max Iussu Recognita et Clementis VIII Auctoritate Edita

Paris1653. GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 200.00

Biblia Hebraea cum Vetustissimis atque optimae notae tam manuscriptis, quam typis excusis codicibus…

Amsterdam1725GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 350.00
104Bindings.- Lesage [Alain-René]

Histoire De Gil Blas De Santillane

Paris1795GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 325.00
105Bindings Dacier (M), 

Les Vies Des Hommes Illustres De Plutarque,

Paris, 1762GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 150.00

[Book of Hours] Hours of the Virgin

Southern Netherlands15th centuryGBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 2,500.00
107Degeorge (Leon) 

La Maison Plantin a Anvers

1878GBP 100.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00

[Ecclesiastical Calendar] Calendar

Italy15th centuryGBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 275.00

[Indo-Persian Manuscript]

1822GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 937.50

[Louis XVI, King of France] A letter in French signed "Louis"

1790GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 225.00

[Low Countries.- Archive] A small quantity of archival documents in French

1535-82GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 75.00
112[Medici Family (1607-1619)]

2 letters in Italian, signed, "Ferdinando I" and "Maria Maddalena of Austria", relating to international affairs

Florence 1607, 1619GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 187.50
113Solignac (Pierre Joseph de) 

Histoire Générale de Pologne

Amsterdam1751GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 112.50
114Staël (Madame la Baronne de)

De l'Allemagne

Paris; Londres1813GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 250.00

Bibles, English [The Byble]

1549GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 625.00

Bible, English. The New Testament of Jesus Christ faithfully Translated into English

Antwerp 1600GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 750.00
117Bindings.- Sheridan (Richard Brinsley)

The Works

1821GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 125.00
118Bunbury (Henry William)

Gambado (Geoffrey).  An Academy for Grown Horsemen

1787GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 125.00

[Charles I] Eikon Basilike. The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in His Solitudes and Sufferings

 n. pl.; 1648GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 362.50

[Common Prayers, English] La Liturgie, ou Formulaire des Prieres Publiques

1757GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 162.50
121Drayton (Michael)


1610GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 400.00

Middleburg 1602GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,375.00

[George III, King of England] The London Gazette, containing a Proclamation

1761GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 62.50
124Jurieu (Pierre)

The History of the Council of Trent

1684GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 187.50
125Latimer (Hugh)

[Frutefull Sermons]

1578GBP 200.00 - 400.00GBP 237.50
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
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