Christies: Beyond the Horizon: The Mopelia Collection of Atlases and Travel Books, 17699, London - King Street

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Auction Date
06/05/2019 - 06/05/2019
Page Size: 203 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1[WALDSEEMÜLLER, Martin (c.1470-c.1522).]

Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem.

Strasbourg1513GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00GBP 33,750.00
2PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (c.100-c.178).

Geographicae enarrationis, Edited by Michael Servetus (1509/11-1553).

Vienne1541GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 22,500.00
3PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (c.100-c.178).

Geographia universalis.

Basel1546GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00GBP 27,500.00
4BORDONE, Benedetto (?1445-1460 - 1539).

Isolario … Ricorretto et di nuovo ristampato con la gionta del Monte del Oro novamente ritrovato.

Venice1547?.GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
5PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius (c.100-c.178) and Giuseppe MOLETO (1531-1588).

Geographia … a Bilibaldo Pirckheimherio traslata.

Venice1562GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
6PORCACCHI, Tomaso (1530-1585).

L'Isole piu famose del Mondo descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi … e intagliate da Girolamo Porro.

Venice1576, 1575GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
7WAGHENAER, Lucas Janszoon (1533-1606).

Pars prima [- La deuxiesme partie] Du Miroir de la Navigation, de la Mer Occidentale, contenant toutes les costes de France, Espaigne, & la principale partie d'Angleterre, le tout comprins en plusieurs diverses Cartes Marines.

Antwerp1590GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00GBP 75,000.00
8WAGHENAER, Lucas Janszoon (1533-1606).

De Zee Custen tußchen Dovere en Orfordtsneße, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Rivire va Lonen gelegen is.

Amsterdam1588GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,500.00
9WAGHENAER, Lucas Janszoon (1533-1606).

Beschrijvinghe der Zee Custen van Engelandt Tusschen wicht ende Dovern.

Amsterdam1588GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 875.00
10WYTFLIET, Cornelius (fl. c.1555-1597).

Descriptionis Ptolemaicae augmentum, sive Occidentis notitia brevi commentario illustrata.

Louvain1597GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
11LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huyghen van (1563-1611).

Navigatio ac itinerarium … in orientalem sive lusitanorum Indiam [part 2: Descriptio totius Guineae tractatus].

The Hague1599GBP 70,000.00 - 100,000.00Not Sold
12BARENTSZ, Willem (c.1550-1597).

Deliniatio cartae trium navigationum per Batavos, ad Septentrionalem plagam, Norvegiae, Moscoviae, et novae Semblae.

Amsterdam1598GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 15,000.00
13METELLUS, Johannes (also Jean MATAL, c.1517-1597).

Speculum orbis terrae.

Oberursel1602GBP 100,000.00 - 150,000.00GBP 299,250.00
14BARENTSZ, Willem (c.1550-1597).

Caertboeck vande Midlandtsche Zee [Description de la Mer Mediterrannee auquel son delinees & descriptes au vif toutes les costes de la Mer Mediterrannee: Commençant de Gibraltar le long de Granade, Valence, Cataloigne, Provence & Italie].

Amsterdam1607 but 1609.GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00GBP 93,750.00
15MERCATOR, Gerard (1512-1594) and Jodocus HONDIUS (1563-1611).

Atlas minor, ou briefve et vive description de tout le monde.

Amsterdam1614GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 32,500.00
16SCHOUTEN, Willem Corneliszoon (1567-1625).

Journal ou Relation exacte du voyage dans les Indes: Par un nouveau destroit, & par les grandes Mers Australes qu’il a descouvert, vers le Pole Antartique.

Paris1618GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
17BLAEU, Willem Janszoon (1588-1664).

Vertooninge naar 't leven vande Zeecusten van Engelant tussen Poortlant ende Doeveren.

Amsterdamc.1608.GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 1,250.00
18BLAEU, Willem Janszoon (1588-1664).

Ware afbeeldinge der Zeecusten van Engelant gelegen tußchen Doveren en Iarmuijen ... Riviere van Londen.

Amsterdamc.1608.GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 1,750.00
19BLAEU, Willem Janszoon (1588-1664).

Le Flambeau de la Navigation monstrant la description & delineation de toutes les Costes & Havres de la Mer Occidentale, Septentrionale & Orientale.

Amsterdam1620GBP 100,000.00 - 150,000.00GBP 106,250.00
20HONDIUS, Jodocus the Elder (1563-1612).

America.

Amsterdam1623GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
21DRAKE, Sir Francis (c.1540-1596) –

Le voyage de l'illustre seigneur et chevalier François Drach, Admiral d'Angleterre, à l'entour du monde.

Paris1627GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
22MERCATOR, Rumold (1545-1599).

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio.

Amsterdam, dated 1587, but 1628.GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,250.00
23HONDIUS, Jodocus the Elder (1563-1612).

India Orientalis.

Amsterdam1628GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,500.00
24COLOM, Jacob Aertsz (1600-1673).

L’Ardante ou Flamboyante Colomne de la Mer.

Amsterdam1633GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 22,500.00
25TASSIN, Christophe Nicolas (d. 1660).

Cartes generale et particulieres de toutes les costes de France, tant de la mer Oceane que Mediterraneé.

Paris1634GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 5,625.00
  • <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.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Sergio Trujillo Magnenat, <i>Bogotá 1938 / IV Centenario / Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos,</i> 1938. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>McQueen Drives Porsche,</i> designer unknown, 1970. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>Joe Bridge, <i>Bignan / A Des Ailes,</i> 1921. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Graham Simmons, <i>The Army Isn’t All Work,</i> 1919. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Je ne fume que le nil,</i> 1912. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>Attack of the 50 ft. Woman,</i> designer unknown, 1958. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Raymond Tooby, <i>Festival Guiness / Have You Tried One Yet?,</i> 1952. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Francisco Tamagno, <i>Terrot & Co. / Dijon / Cycles Motorettes,</i> 1909. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>A. Hori, Oakland / General Motors, circa 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Travel? Adventure? Answer – Join the Marines!,</i> circa 1918. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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