Bonhams: The Sporting Sale, 25362, Edinburgh

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Auction Date
05/01/2019 - 05/01/2019
Page Size: 26 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1AKERMAN (JOHN YOUNGE)

Spring-Tide; or, The Angler and his Friends

1852GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 127.50
2BAINBRIDGE (GEORGE COLE)

The Fly-Fisher's Guide

1816GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 446.25
3ELDER (FRANK)

The Book of the Hackle

1979GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 484.50
4FLY-FISHERS' CLUB

The Flyfishers'. An Anthology to Mark the Centenary of the Flyfishers' Club 1884-1984

1984GBP 100.00 - 200.00GBP 191.25
5HENDERSON (JOHN)

John Henderson's Hackle Book

1980GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 127.50
6HOWLETT (ROBERT)

The Anglers Sure Guide: or, Angling Improved, And Methodically Digested

1706GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 255.00
7MASON (GEORGE FINCH)

A collection of 65 ink and pencil sketches of sporting and other scenes

[late nineteenth/early twentieth century] GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
8

The Sporting Repository, containing Horse-Racing, Hunting, Coursing... Pugilism

1822GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 357.00
9TAVERNER (ERIC)

Trout Fishing from All Angles, A Complete Guide to Modern Methods

1929GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
10THORBURN (ARCHIBALD)

A Naturalist's Sketch Book

1919GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
12VENABLES (ROBERT)

The Experienced Angler: or, Angling Improv'd. Being a general discourse of angling...

1683GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 510.00
13[WATKINS-PITCHFORD (DENYS J.)] "B.B."

Fisherman's Folly, 2003

2003GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 408.00
14After Major Geoffrey Douglas Giles

The Kildare

GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
15

Two 'Snaffles' prints

GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
16After David Eley

River Spey & River Dee

'87GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
17After Charles Whymper

Salmon Fishing

19th centuryGBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
85After Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971)

Come to Britain for Fishing

[c. 1948] GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 892.50
268

A LINKS OF LEITH GOLF HOUSE MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE DATED 4TH DAY OF DECEMBER 1784

1784GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,275.00
272

A framed display of three golfing prints

1905GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
273JAMES ROSS BROWN:

THE ORIGINAL LETTERS PATENT DATED 17TH OCTOBER 1905

1905GBP 2,500.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
274

1924 Open Championship: a contemporary leather bound autograph book

1924GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 637.50
275

THE OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 1921 ST. ANDREWS: AN AUTOGRAPH BOOK

1921GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
277CLAPCOTT (CHARLES)

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, It's Titles in the Past (1744--1948),

1949GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 3,562.50
278CLAPCOTT (CHARLES)

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Last Days on the Leith Links (1796 - 1836),

1939GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 637.50
279CLAPCOTT (CHARLES)

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, on Leith Links (1764 to 1796),

1939GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 637.50
  • <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>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>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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