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Auction Report
Auction Date
06/25/2018 - 06/25/2018
Page Size: 70 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Gli Ornati delle Pareti, ed i pavimenti delle stanze dell'antica Pompei incisi in rame.

Naples, 1796GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
2ALLOM, Thomas.


London,[ca.1843].GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,020.00
3AMELOT de La Houssaie, Abraham-Nicolas.

The history of the government of Venice.

London,1677.GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold

Il Gazzettiere Americano

Livorno,1763.GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold

Hunting Tours;

London,1835-42-57-58.GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
6BACON, Francis.

The Works of the Lord Bacon.

London,1730.GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
7BARROW, John.

Travels in China,

London,1804.GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 600.00
8[BAUDIER, Michel.]

The history of the court of the king of China. Out of French.

London,1682.GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
9BAZANCOURT, Baron de.

Les Expéditions de Chine et Cochinchine

Paris,1861.GBP 120.00 - 180.00Not Sold
10BENOIST, Felix.

Album de L’Ile de Jersey

Paris and Nantes1870.GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
11BOLTS, William.

Considerations on India affairs;

London,1772.GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
12BRAND, Adam.

Relation du voyage de M. Evert Isbrand,

Amsterdam,1699.GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 480.00

A comparative view of the form and character of the English racer and saddle-horse during the last and present centuries.

London, 1836.GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 720.00
14CANTOR, Georg.

Fondements d'une théorie générale des ensembles [WITH:] Sur divers théorémes de la théorie des ensembles de points situés dans un espace continu à n dimensions

Stockholm,1883GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
15CAUCHY, Augustin-Louis.

Mémoire sur les intégrales définies prises entre des limites imaginaires.

Paris,1825.GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
16CHOISEUL-GOUFFIER, Marie Gabriel August Florent.

Voyage pittoresque de la Grece.

Paris,1782-1809-1824.GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 5,040.00

Relation des deux rebellions

The Hague,1737.GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
18CORYATE, Thomas.

Coryat's Crudities;

London,1776.GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
19COXON, Herbert.

Oriental carpets

London,1884.GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold

Origines Gentium Antiquissimæ;

London,1724.GBP 180.00 - 220.00Not Sold
21DANIELL, William.

Illustrations of the island of Staffa,

London,1818.GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 600.00
22DE SAINT SAVIN, Deprez [Pierre Samuel].

Nouvelle ecole militaire,

Paris,1738.GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
23DRUMMOND, James.

Old Edinburgh by James Drummond, R. S. A.

Edinburgh,1879.GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 312.00
24DURY, Andrew.

A Chorographical Map of the King of Sardinia's Dominions ... [BOUND WITH]

[London],1765.GBP 2,200.00 - 2,800.00Not Sold

The Law relating to India, and the East-India Company;

London, 1841.GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 180.00
  • <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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