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Auction Date
04/25/2019 - 04/25/2019
Page Size: 479 items in 20 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Barnard, Andrew [Letters]

LETTERS FROM ANDREW BARNARD TO HENRY DUNDAS:

1799-1800USD 3,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 6,825.00
2Girolamo Mercuriale (1530-1606)

DE MORBIS PUERORUM ITEM DE VENENIS ET MORBIS VENENOSIS - DE VENENIS -CENSURA DE HIPPOCRATIS

BASILEAE1584USD 2,200.00 - 2,200.00Not Sold
3Alexis de Tocqueville

DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA - IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY

New York1838USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,415.00
4Arthur Collins

The Peerage of England.

London1741USD 600.00 - 700.00Not Sold
5EDWARD DETMOLD - ILLUSTRATOR

THE ARABIAN NIGHTS - DETMOLD ILLUSTRATED - DE-LUXE SIGNED EDITION - ONE OF 100 COPIES

London1924USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
6Thomas Robert Malthus

Principles of Political Economy considered with a View to their Practical Application

London1820USD 750.00 - 750.00Not Sold
7Jean-Paul Sartre

LES CHEMINS DE LA LIBERTE - TRILOGY - TWO VOLUMES INSCRIBED BY SARTRE

Paris1945 - 1949USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
8[Godlonton (Robert)]

A NARRATIVE OF THE IRRUPTION OF THE KAFIR HORDES (Scarce Grahamstown Printing)

Grahamstown1836 - 1842USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 750.00
9Jack Kerouac

ON THE ROAD - FIRST US EDITION

New York1957USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
10Burgess (Anthony)

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

London1962USD 900.00 - 1,200.00USD 840.00
11Masonic

Bye-Laws of the Lodge Golden Thistle, No. 744 Scottish Constitution, Johannesburg, South African Republic, 1888 (MASONIC INTEREST)

1888USD 500.00 - 500.00Not Sold
12Magic Lantern Slides - a collection.

Box: Presented by Railway Department of the Cape of Good Hope, 23 July, 1908.

USD 200.00 - 250.00USD 630.00
13Rackham (Arthur)

PEER GYNT

London1936USD 1,250.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
14Chinua Achebe

THINGS FALL APART - RARE PROOF COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER

London1958USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
15Battiss (Walter)

HOME-COMING, Ten Drawings by Walter Battis. (Presentation copy)

PretoriaNo dateUSD 700.00 - 800.00USD 600.00
16Henry Salt

A Voyage to Abyssinia, and Travels into the Interior of that Country

London1814USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
17R.W. Murray

The Diamond-Field Keepsake for 1873

Cape Town[1873]USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
18Photograph Album (George Washington Wilson)

WILSON'S PHOTOGRAPHS OF SOUTH AFRICA

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 473.00
19Burma

Burmese Parabaik

Burma1900USD 250.00 - 450.00USD 250.00
20Shakespeare, William

MACBETH (ILLUSTRATED BY SALVADOR DALI)

New York1946USD 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
21De Fer Nicolas (1646-1720)

PARTIE MERIDIONALE D’AFRIQUE OU SE TROUVENT LA BASSE GUINEE LA CAFRERIE LE ZANGUEBAR ET L’ISLE DE MADAGASCAR

1719USD 250.00 - 250.00Not Sold
22AA VV

COUTUMES MOEURS & HABILLEMENS DES PEUPLES QUI HABITENT AUX ENCIRONS DU CAP DE BONNE ESPERANCE

Amsterdam1708USD 110.00 - 110.00Not Sold
23Rigobert Bonne (1727-1755), André

ROYAUMES ETATS ET PAYS DE LA HAUTE GUINEE

1780USD 40.00 - 40.00Not Sold
24Robert de Vaugondy (1723-1786)

L’AFRICA DIVISA NELLE SUE PRINCIPALI PARTI

Venice1770USD 70.00 - 70.00USD 54.00
25AA VV

BIG GAME IN AFRICA

1840USD 60.00 - 60.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
  • <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 14. [CRIMEAN WAR] HAMLEY. <i>The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol.</i> 1855. £150 to £200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 17. JONGH & D'ALMEIDA. <i>L’armee Russe...</i> c.1898. Colour plates and many illustrations. £500 to £600
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 18. [RUSSIA] LE PRINCE. <i>Oeuvres. 1782.</i> Rare folio format with 80 etchings and 74 aquatints. £4000 to £6000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 21. [RUSSIA] MORNAY. Set of 8 hand-coloured aquatints of carriages, sleighs and occupants. c.1825. £1200 to £1800
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 33. BOWDICH. <i>Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo.</i> 1825. A fine copy. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 37. QUIN. <i>An Historical Atlas.</i> 1836. 2nd edn, 21 hand-coloured maps revealing civilisation. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 39. LE BRUN. <i>Voyages [...] par la Moscovie, en Perse...</i> 1718. 300+ engravings, panorama. £4500 to £5500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 48. BRIERLY. <i>The English and French fleets in the Baltic.</i> 1855. Colour lithographs. £7000 to £9000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 60. DELLA VALLE. <i>Reise Beschreibung... in Turckey, Egypten, Palestina[...].</i> 1674. £1500 to £2000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 77. MURRAY, Mrs. Watercolour Album of Heaths. c.1860. 55 original watercolours. £750 to £1000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 91. ADDISON. <i>Works...</i> 1721. 4 vols, large paper copy, English red morocco. £2500 to £3500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 96. HOLBEIN. Imitations of original drawings. 1792-1800. Exceptional copy. £4000 to £6000
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
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