Trafford Books: Books, 377, Manchester

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/11/2018 - 07/11/2018
Page Size: 199 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Folio Society publications, all bar two in slipcases of which one has a gift inscription of 1951; 

1951GBP 26.00 - 36.00GBP 29.90

Manchester ephemera 1928-1960, mainly pre-1950; including Corporation Centenary Handbook 1938,

1928-1960, mainly pre-1950GBP 40.00 - 50.00Not Sold

The British Printer, 1900-1908, Raithby Lawrence & Co, a selection of nine different issues,

1900-1908GBP 50.00 - 60.00Not Sold

Folio Society publications including two boxed sets of Jane Austen novels and a further boxed set of Bronte novels.

GBP 50.00 - 60.00GBP 50.60

The A.J. Valpy edition of Latin texts, 1820s/30s, octavo, full calf, gilt, some light wear, two with a board detached, 

1820s/30sGBP 70.00 - 100.00Not Sold
6[Arthur Young]

The Farmer's letters to the people of England: 

London1768GBP 50.00 - 60.00Not Sold

19th Century carte-de-visite photographs with few topographical but chiefly portraits,

GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 85.10

Victorian ebonised Graphoscope tabletop photographic viewer with magnifying lens,

GBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 52.90

Victorian carte-de-visite photographs including footballer (corner damage), Christina Nilsson (soprano),

GBP 40.00 - 50.00Not Sold

19th Century carte-de-visite photographs, including comic (4, two political cartoons),

1881 GBP 50.00 - 60.00GBP 50.60

19th Century carte-de-visite photographs including many named personalities with Field Marshall Moltke, Disraeli,

GBP 60.00 - 70.00GBP 73.60

Victorian and Edwardian cabinet photographs with several posed groups, young army officer and other military,

GBP 50.00 - 60.00GBP 52.90

Victorian and Edwardian cabinet photographs with posed groups including children, church choir at Astley (2, Bolton),

GBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 34.50

19th Century topographical carte-de-visite photos mostly European some UK; many by F. Fridrich of Prague

19th CenturyGBP 50.00 - 60.00GBP 34.50

19th Century carte-de-visite photos, mostly UK topography, including views of Manchester, Glossop,

19th CenturyGBP 50.00 - 60.00GBP 64.40

Victorian & Edwardian photos, mostly cabinet size including wreck of old British warship (glass fronted),

1891GBP 30.00 - 40.00GBP 39.10
17William H. Draper

Adel and its Norman Church, Richard Jackson, 1909, quarto, full vellum, gilt,

1909GBP 20.00 - 30.00GBP 32.20
18Henry Fishwick

The History of the Parochial Chapelry of  Goosnargh in the County of Lancaster

1871GBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 41.40
19J.-E. Van Den Driessche

Histoire de Tourcoing, Georges Frere, 1928, second edition, 2 volumes;

1928GBP 20.00 - 30.00GBP 11.50
20Thomas Brayshaw & Ralph Robinson

A History of the Ancient 

1932GBP 30.00 - 40.00GBP 23.00

Stephen Glynne Notes on the Churches of Lancashire, Chetham Society, 1893, tall quarto,

1893, tall quarto, GBP 40.00 - 60.00Not Sold

War Statutes 1914-1918, a collection of 127 Acts of Parliament concerning World War I,

1914-1918GBP 70.00 - 100.00Not Sold

Collection of colour 35mm photographic slides, 1960s to 1990s, of Military Aircraft, world-wide,

1960s to 1990sGBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold

Collection of colour 35mm photographic slides, 1960s to 1990s of Civil Aircraft, many with aircraft & location details;

1960s to 1990s GBP 350.00 - 450.00GBP 299.00

ABC Bus & Coach Guide 1950s & 1960s, a selection from 1953, including five 1950s, fair to VF.

1950s & 1960sGBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 41.40
  • <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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