Christies: Valuable Books and Manuscripts, 17200, London - King Street

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/10/2019 - 07/10/2019
Page Size: 243 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
501

A LEAF FROM A SACRAMENTARY, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum

southern Germany or Austria, second half 12th centuryGBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,250.00
502

THE NATIVITY, leaf from an illuminated manuscript on vellum

England or perhaps northern France, second half 13th centuryGBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 16,250.00
503

TWO GEESE, historiated initial 'E' on a leaf from an illuminated Gradual on vellum

Florencec.1390GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,500.00
504

THE MARTYRDOM OF ST MAURICE AND HIS COMPANIONS, historiated initial on a leaf from a Breviary, in Latin and French

Parisc.1340-50GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 5,000.00
505

THE NATIVITY, miniature from a Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Parisc.1407GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
506

THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum

northern France, Paris, c .1415-20GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
507

SAINTS FLORENTINUS AND LEONARD, two miniatures on a leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin

France, Brittany or perhaps Normandyc.1430-40GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
508

ST SEBASTIAN, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours

Western France, ?Rennesc.1435GBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 6,250.00
509

THE BETRAYAL OF CHRIST, miniature on a leaf from a Book of Hours

Western France, ?Rennesc.1435GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
510

THE LADY OF MALOHAUT AND HER COUSIN VISIT LANCELOT IN PRISON, WOUNDED AFTER HIS BATTLE WITH KING 'PREMIER CONQUIS', miniature cut from the Livre du Lancelot del Lac, in French, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Parisc.1440GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00GBP 20,000.00
511

THE CRUCIFIXION, miniature cut from a Book of Hours, illuminated manuscript on vellum

eastern Francec.1450s-60sGBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,875.00
512

THE CRUCIFIXION, full-page miniature from a Book of Hours, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Bruges, mid-15th centuryGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
513

THE PRESENTATION IN THE TEMPLE, miniature cut from a Book of Hours possibly made for Étienne Chevalier, treasurer to king Charles VII of France, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Toursc.1470GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
514

JOB ON THE DUNG HEAP, miniature on the opening folio of Les sept fruits de la tribulation, in French, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Parisc.1455-65GBP 1,800.00 - 2,500.00GBP 2,250.00
515

TRIUMPHAL PROCESSION OF THE HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, cut from a manuscript

Rouenthird quarter 15th centuryGBP 6,000.00 - 9,000.00GBP 13,750.00
516

ADORATION OF THE MAGI, miniature cut from a Book of Hours, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Parisc.1490GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
517

PRESENTATION IN THE TEMPLE, miniature cut from a Book of Hours, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Parisc.1490sGBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
518

BIRTH OF THE VIRGIN, miniature cut from an illustrated choirbook on vellum

Spain, mid-16th centuryGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,250.00
519

CHRIST ENTHRONED, historiated initial 'H' cut from an illuminated choirbook on vellum

Spain, Toledo, mid 16th-centuryGBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
520

THE BIRTH OF THE VIRGIN, historiated initial 'N' cut from an illuminated Antiphonal on vellum

Spain, Toledo, mid-16th centuryGBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
521

ST ANTHONY ABBOT, miniature on vellum illuminated by the circle of Giulio Clovio

Italy, mid-16th centuryGBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
522

ERNESTO SPREGA (1829-1911), Ten Biblical scenes, illuminated miniatures on either side of five vellum leaves

?Vienna or Monacoc.1890sGBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
523

SERMONS, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum

England, late 12th or early 13th centuryGBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 81,250.00
524

THE HOURS OF MARGUERITE FRESNEAU, use of Bayeux, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum

northern France, probably Normandy, final quarter 15th centuryGBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
525

BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum

Bruges1460sGBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
  • <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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