Forum Auctions: Online Sale: Modern Literature and Illustrated Books, 2086, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
02/07/2019 - 02/07/2019
Page Size: 268 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Barbier (George, illustrator, 1882-1932)

Six plates from Choderlos de Laclos' 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses'

[Paris[1934]GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 200.00
2Bates (H.E.)

The Spring Song and In View of the Fact That

San Francisco, 1927GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 350.00
3Belloc (Hillaire)

The Girondin

1911GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 350.00
4Bindings.- Innes (Hammond)

The Conquistadors

1970GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 375.00
5Brooke (Rupert)

1914 Five Sonnets [2 copies]

1915GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 300.00
6[Bruller (Jean)],

"Vercors". Le Silence de la Mer

1943GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 37.50
7Coppard (A. E.)

The Higgler

New York, Chelsea,1930GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 187.50
8Corinth (Lovis, 1858-1925)


[1915]GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 350.00
9Dahl (Roald)

Two Fables

1986GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 500.00
10Davies (William Henry)

The Soul's Destroyer and Other Poems

[1905]GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 500.00
11de la Mare (Walter)

Seven Short Stories

1931GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 1,250.00
12Detmold (Edward J.).- Maeterlinck (Maurice)

Hours of Gladness

1912GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 625.00
13Douglas (Norman)

Looking Back

1933GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 1,000.00
14Dowson (Ernest)


1896GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 937.50
15Durrell (Lawrence)

Six Poems from the Greek of Sekilianos and Seferis

1946GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 137.50
16Durrell (Lawrence)

The Alexandria Quartet

1962GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 425.00
17Eliot (T.S.) and others, contributors.

Coterie [and] The New Coterie

1919-27GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 475.00
18Feuille (André)

Louis Jou: Biobibliogaphie

Bordeaux1984GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 175.00
19French erotica.- Chimot (Édouard, 1880-1959)

Two nudes

[circa 1920-50]GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 250.00
20French School (20th century)

Study of two nudes

20th centuryGBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 68.75
21Gibson (Wilfred Wilson)

The Early Whistler

1927GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 812.50
22Greene (Graham)

The Great Jowett

1981GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 687.50
23Gregory (Isabella Augusta, Lady)

Three Last Plays

1928GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 687.50
24Guinness (Alec)

A Positively Final Appearance

1999GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 212.50
25Hanley (James)


1930GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 600.00
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Faulkner, William. <i>The Sound and the Fury.</i> New York: Jonathan Cape, [1929]. First edition in dust jacket. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery. Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Thompson, Kay. <i>Eloise at Christmastime.</i> New York: Random House, [1958]. First edition. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,000 to $3,000
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Taylor, Deems. <i>Walt Disney’s Fantasia.</i> New York: 1940. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,500 to $3,500
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Shakespeare’s Sonnets, In Two Parts,</i> limited Saint Dunstan edition, Oxford University Press, 1901. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>The Man with the Golden Gun,</i> first edition, first state with the dust jacket, London, 1965. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>The Voyage Out,</i> first American edition of the author’s first book, in rare dust jacket, NY, 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Cien años de soledad,</i> Buenos Aires, 1967. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Mary Mapes Dodge, <i>Along the Way,</i> first edition, author’s copy, annotated in her hand, NY, 1879. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> <i>The Dial: A Monthly Magazine for Literature, Philosophy and Religion,</i> first edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s copy, Cincinnati, 1860. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gaston Leroux, <i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> first American edition, first printing, New York, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Walt Whitman, <i>Leaves of Grass,</i> signed, Camden, 1876. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Photograph signed. 128 x 177 mm, black and white. Taken for Collier's Weekly by James H. ("Jimmy") Hare. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Typed document signed, New York, NY, 18 November 1909. A founding document in the history of aviation: the certificate of incorporation for the Wright Company. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> LINCOLN, Mary Todd. Personal monogrammed handkerchief. Square linen handkerchief, silk border, "ML" monogram to one corner, 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> TRUMAN, Harry S. Broadside signed, as President, 8 May 1945. Truman's V-E Day proclamation. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WASHINGTON, Martha Dandridge Custis, First Lady. Autograph free frank signed on integral cover sheet. One of four surviving free franks by Martha Washington. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DALI, Salvador, illustrator. -- DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge. <i>Alice in Wonderland.</i> New York: W.U.C.U.A. and Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. Limited edition, signed by Dali. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. <i>Lord Randolph Churchill.</i> London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. First edition, presentation copy to his valet, inscribed. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DICKENS, Charles. <i>Great Expectations.</i> London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. First edition, 3 vols. Vol. I second issue, vol. II first issue, vol. III third issue. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). <i>Sylvie and Bruno. -Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.</i> London: Macmillan, 1889, 1893. First editions, inscribed presentation copies. 2 works in 2 vols. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> KEULEN, Gerard van. <i>Nieuwe Wassende Graaden Paskaart Vertoonende alle de Bekende Zeekusten en…</i> [Amsterdam, ca 1720]. Important 18th century world map depicting California as an island. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> ALHAZEN [Abu 'Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham]. <i>Opticae thesaurus.</i> Translated from Arabic into Latin. First edition of Alhazen’s classic work on optics and vision. $18,000 to $25,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis…</i> Translated from Italian by Matthias Bernegger. Strasbourg: D. Hauttius for the Elzevirs [at Leiden], 1635. First Latin edition. $6,000 to $8,000
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