Sothebys: The Library of an English Bibliophile, L18416, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/10/2018 - 07/10/2018
Page Size: 247 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Alcott, Louisa May

TWO WORKS COMPRISING: i) Little Men. ii) Jo's Boys.

Boston1871, 1886GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 500.00
2Alcott, Louisa May

PANSIES AND WATER-LILIES.

BOSTON1902GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
3Amis, Kingsley

LUCKY JIM.

LONDON1953GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,875.00
4Andersen, Hans Christian

THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK.

LONDON1848GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 625.00
5Andersen, Hans Christian

THE SHOES OF FORTUNE.

LONDON1847GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 625.00
6Auden, W.H. -- Isherwood, Christopher

JOURNEY TO WAR.

 LONDON1939GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 350.00
7Awdry, Rev. W.

THE COMPLETE RAILWAY SERIES BY THE REV. W. AWDRY.

LONDONC.1948-1972GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 1,375.00
8Baedeker, Karl

COLLECTION OF 20 GUIDE-BOOKS AND ONE LANGUAGE MANUAL FOR VARIOUS EUROPEAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES:

GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 3,750.00
9Ballantyne, R.M.

THE CORAL ISLAND. A TALE OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN. 

LONDON1858GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,500.00
10Balzac, Honoré de

SPLENDEURS ET MISÈRES DES COURTISANES. ESTHER.

PARIS1845GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
11Barnardo, Thomas John

THE CHILDREN'S TREASURY. 

LONDON1875GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
12Barrie, J.M.

BETTER DEAD.

LONDON1888GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 125.00
13Baum, L. Frank

THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ.

CHICAGO1900GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 10,625.00
14Baum, L. Frank

TWO WORKS COMPRISING; i) The Army Alphabet. ii) The Navy Alphabet.

Chicago1900GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 938.00
15Baum, L. Frank

THE WOGGLE-BUG BOOK.

CHICAGO1905GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 5,625.00
16Baum, L. Frank

THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ.

CHICAGO1910GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 6,000.00
17Baum, L. Frank

TWO WORKS COMPRISING; i) The Tin Woodman of Oz. ii) The Magic of Oz.

Chicago1918, 1919GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 3,250.00
18Beardsley, Aubrey

THE SAVOY.

LONDON1896GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 1,125.00
19Beeding, Francis

THE BIG FISH.

LONDON1938GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
20Blyton, Enid

COLLECTION OF ‘THE LITTLE NODDY BOOKS’, ETC.,

LONDON1949-1963,GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 375.00
21Bond, Michael

A BEAR CALLED PADDINGTON.

LONDON1958GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,750.00
22Boutet de Monvel, M.

JEANNE D'ARC.

PARIS1896GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 625.00
23Burnett, Frances Hodgson

LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY.

NEW YORK1886GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 625.00
24Burnett, Frances Hodgson

THE SECRET GARDEN.

NEW YORK1911GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 400.00
25Caldecott, Randolph

RANDOLPH CALDECOTT'S "GRAPHIC" PICTURES. COMPLETE EDITION.

 LONDON1889GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 100.00
  • <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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