Auction Reports

Dominic Winter Book Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Printed Books Online
Auction Date
08/15/2018 - 08/15/2018
Sale Number
#81518
Total Lots
335
Sold Lots
314
Lots Sold
93.73%
Unsold Lots
21
Total Sales (GBP)
102,462.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
46,510.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
69,440.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
49,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
73,300.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
139.78%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
320 Camden (William)

Britannia sive Florentissimorum regnorum,

1600 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 3,840.00
322 Newcourt (Richard)

Repertorium Ecclesiasticum Parochiale Londinense: An Ecclesiastical and Parochial History of the Diocese of London, 2 volumes

1708-10 GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 2,100.00
325 Dallaway (James)

Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England, with Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns

1793 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,920.00
50 Map reference. Shirley (R. W.)

The Mapping of the World,

1983 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,860.00
144 Virgil.

[Opera] Vergilius cum commentariis et figuris,

1522] GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,860.00
263 Boissard (Jean-Jacques, & others)

Topographia Romae,

1627-8 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,860.00
125 Juvenal, & Persius.

Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and Aulus Persius Flaccus

1673 GBP 400.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,680.00
302 Harley (J.B. & Woodward, David, editors)

The History of Cartography,

1987-2007 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,500.00
269 Pugin (A.)

Examples of Gothic Architecture, selected from various ancient edifices in England:...

1831 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,440.00
142 Spottiswood (John)

The History of the Church and State of Scotland ... the fourth edition corrected, whereunto is added a large appendix

1677 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,380.00
262 Elphinston (James)

The Epigrams of M. Val. Martial, in twelve books...

1782 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,380.00
264 Milne (A.A.)

Winnie-the-Pooh,

1926 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,380.00
266 Kirkton (James)

The Secret and True History of the Church of Scotland, from the restoration to the year 1678

1817 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,320.00
116 Eachard (John, and Thomas Hobbes)

The Grounds and Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy and Religion Enquired into &c. Together with some Observations upon an Answer thereto. With Mr. Hobb's State of Nature Considered in a Dialogue between Philau,

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,176.00
309 Carroll (Lewis)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,

1901 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,080.00
117 Favour (John)

Antiquitie Triumphing over Noveltie: Whereby it is proved that antiquitie is a true and certaine note of the Christian Catholicke Church and verity, against all new and late upstart heresies

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,080.00
187 Mannings (David)

Sir Joshua Reynolds, a complete catalogue of his paintings

2000 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 1,056.00
147 Williams (Griffith)

The Right Way to the Best Religion, wherein is largely explained the summe and principal heads of the Gospell

1636 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,032.00
318

Paperbacks. A large collection of 1190 Penguin paperbacks, including fiction and non-fiction,

GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,008.00
273 Curzon (Lord)

British Government in India,

1925 GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 936.00

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Adams (Richard). <i>Watership Down,</i> FIRST EDITION, author inscription on front free end paper, folded map tipped in, original boards, dust-jacket. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bowles (John). <i>Several Prospects of the Most…la Ville de Londres, avec des Remarques Historiques fort Succinctes, qui les Regardant,</i> 20 double page engraved plates only, of 23, 1724. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Auden (W.H.). <i>Our Hunting Fathers,</i> FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, 1 of 22 copies, COPY B OF 5 PRINTED ON NORMANDIE, original patterned wrappers, Cambridge, for Frederic Prokosch, 1935. £800 to £1200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Barrie (J. M.) & Attwell (Mabel Lucie, illustrator). <i>Peter Pan & Wendy,</i> FIRST EDITION, 12 chromolithograph plates, publisher's blue cloth, original printed dust jacket, [c.1920]; and 3 others (4). £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bartolozzi (Francesco). Genius Calling Forth the Fine Arts to Adorn Manufactures and Commerce; Agriculture (Husbandry Aided by Arts and Commerce), glazed and framed. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> A collection of engraved caricatures, including Gillray ([James]) Tales of Wonder!, 1802; Rowlandson (Thomas) Sports, Smock Racing, 1811;Irish Jaunting Carr, 1814. £400 to £600
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Bennett (Charles H, illustrator). <i>Æsop’s Fables,</i> 1875; Buchanan (Robert). <i>Ballad Stories of the Affections,</i> [1866]; Douce (Francis), The Dance of Death, 1833. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Chinese Illustrations. A group of 6 Cantonese rice paper illustrations, depicting scenes of torture with different instruments, gouache, c.340 x 220mm, original wrapper boards preserved, [c. 1800]. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Dulac (Edmund). <i>The Queen of Romania, The Dreamer of Dreams,</i> 5 coloured plates, [1915]; and others illustrated by Edmund Dulac. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions: Summer Books. August 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Fronth (Per). Xingu Chronicles, the portfolio, comprising 30 plates, photogravues in colours, each signed, dated and titled in pencil, each numbered 10/35, on wove paper, 790 x 600 x 60mm, 1997. £300 to £400
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> Pasternak (Boris). <i>Doctor Zhivago,</i> FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, original red publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket, 4to, Collins & Harvill Press, 1958. £200 to £300
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Aug. 22:</b> 13 sepia photographs of visitors to the Thermes Nationaux d’Aix-les-Bains, c. 150 x 105mm, c.1890 (12). £300 to £400
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <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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