Sothebys: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations, L18404, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/09/2018 - 07/09/2018
Page Size: 319 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
301Queen Elizabeth I

DOCUMENT SIGNED ("ELIZABETH R")

1593GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 17,500.00
302King Charles I

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("CHARLES R"), TO SIR EDWARD NICHOLAS

1646GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 9,375.00
303Sandford, Francis

THE HISTORY OF THE CORONATION OF THE MOST HIGH, MOST MIGHTY, AND MOST EXCELLENT MONARCH, JAMES II. THOMAS NEWCOMB,

1687GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 438.00
304Recipe Book

MANUSCRIPT VOLUME OF MEDICAL AND CULINARY RECIPES

mid-17th centuryGBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 6,875.00
305Vertot, René Aubert de

THE HISTORY OF THE KNIGHTS OF MALTA.

1728GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,250.00
306Reynolds, Sir Joshua

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT SIGNED ("J REYNOLDS")

1786GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
307Hume, David

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO REV. ROBERT TRAILL OF BANFF

1755GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 40,000.00
308[Battle of the Nile]

LETTER, UNSIGNED, TO CHARLES PREISSAC OF MUNICH ("CHER GÉNÉRAL")

1798GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 2,500.00
309Nelson, Horatio Lord

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO ADMIRAL SKEFFINGTON LUTRIDGE

1801GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 3,375.00
310Nelson, Horatio Lord

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("NELSON & BRONTE") TO EMMA HAMILTON

1801GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 16,250.00
311Nelson, Horatio Lord

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("NELSON & BRONTE"), WITH A LENGTHY POSTSCRIPT BY EMMA HAMILTON, TO GEORGE MATCHAM

1803GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 10,625.00
312Ship's Log--Hore, Herbert William.

LOG MAINTAINED ON HMS MINDEN AND HMS ILLUSTRIOUS ON A VOYAGE TO INDIA AND CEYLON

1813GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,500.00
313Bedford, Grosvenor Charles.

DIARIES

1804-1807GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 30,000.00
314Nightingale, Florence

NOTES ON MATTERS AFFECTING THE HEALTH, EFFICIENCY, AND HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION OF THE BRITISH ARMY.

1858GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 13,750.00
315Poems on the War in the East

BOUND VOLUME OF 10 PAMPHLETS OR POEMS AND TWO MANUSCRIPT LETTERS, 1854-1855, COMPRISING:

1854-1855GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 1,063.00
316Pendleton, Frederick Thomas

NAVAL JOURNAL, WHILST SERVING AS AN ENGINEER ON HMS HECATE PATROLLING THE WEST AFRICAN COAST

1855GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,500.00
317[Thompson, Charles Thurston]

[STUDIES AND DRAWINGS BY RAFFAELLE IN THE ROYAL COLLECTION AT WINDSOR CASTLE. PHOTOGRAPHED BY COMMAND OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE ALBERT.

LONDON, C.1856GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
318Autograph album

ASSEMBLED BY BEATRICE CAPEL, LATER LADY MICHELHAM

1873GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
319Ireland-The Proclamation of Independence of the Irish Republic

POBLACHT NA H EIREANN. THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC TO THE PEOPLE OF IRELAND.

DUBLIN1916GBP 60,000.00 - 80,000.00Not Sold
320Churchill, Winston S.

THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE. AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR.

1898GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,750.00
321Churchill, Winston S.

MY AFRICAN JOURNEY.

1908GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 6,250.00
322Churchill, Winston S.

THE WORLD CRISIS.

1923-1931GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,250.00
323Churchill, Sir Winston

TWO AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED, TO OLIVER LOCKER-LAMPSON

1913 and 1915GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,000.00
324Churchill, Sir Winston

MARLBOROUGH. HIS LIFE AND TIMES.

1933-1938GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 8,125.00
325Churchill, Sir Winston

THE COLLECTED WORKS.

1973-76GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 4,000.00
  • <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>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
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