Christies: Interiors including Faringdon House, Oxfordshire, 16023, London - King Street

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
04/12/2018 - 04/12/2018
Page Size: 48 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
15[STEIN, Gertrude (1874-1936) and Tyrwhitt-Wilson, Gerald Hugh, LORD BERNERS].

Manuscript sketches, set and costume designs titled ‘Faust/Gertrude Stein/(Drawings)’

c.1938GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 1,500.00
16Attributed to Sir John Betjeman (British, 1906-1984)

Five cartoons on four sheets of Penelope Betjeman

1930s. GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,750.00
17BETJEMAN, John (1906-1984).

Continual Dew.

London1937GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,250.00
20DALI, Salvador (1904-1989).

Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

New York1937GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,500.00
22STRAVINSKY, Igor (1882-1971).

Corrected proofs signed (‘Igor Stravinsky’) of songs from Berceuses du chat and Pribaoutki, and for Renard,

Geneva1917GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 16,250.00

A prize bull in a landcape; and a prize cow in a landscape

1849GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 12,500.00
55Gerald Tyrwhitt-Wilson, Lord Berners (British, 1883-1950)

(i) Three framed studies of Italian landscapes

circa 1912GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 1,500.00
138Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian, 1898-1957)

Première Communion

1935GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 1,500.00
140Leslie Roy Hobdell (British, 1911-1961)

The Orangery at Faringdon

1955GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,875.00
141GILLRAY, James (1757-1815).

The Works... from the Original Plates, with the addition of many subjects not before collected.

London1847GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
142BROOKE, E. Adveno (1821-1910).

The Gardens of England.

London1857GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 8,750.00
143LEAR, Edward (1812-1888).

Views in Rome and its environs; drawn from nature and on stone.

London1841GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 7,500.00
144UTAMARO, Kitagawa (1753?-1806).

Shiohi no tsuto [Gifts of the Ebb Tide]. A beautifully illustrated collection of 18th-century Japanese poems.

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 35,000.00
145Alphonse Marie Mucha (Czech, 1860-1939)

The Arts Depicting Poetry, Music, Dance and Painting,

1898GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 27,500.00

Blue Rose, 1988

1988GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 8,125.00
163DAVID BAILEY (B. 1938)

Jean Shrimpton, 1963

1963GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 5,625.00
164YOUSUF KARSH (1908-2002)

Muhammad Ali, 1970

1970, printed laterGBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold

California, 1955

1955, printed laterGBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
166NORMAN PARKINSON (1913-1990)

Wedding Outfits, Eaton Square, 1937

1937, printed laterGBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,375.00
167EVE ARNOLD (1912-2012)

Marilyn Monroe Blue Jean Jacket/ Pyramid lake, Nevada, 1960

1960GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 1,000.00


GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 8,125.00

Living Pictures at the Zoo

1928GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
288George Sheringham (1884–1937)

The New Aquarium Now Open

1924GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
289Gregory Brown (1887-1948)

The Zoo

1931GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
290P. Cottingham

South Kensington Museum (Natural History)

1919GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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>
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