Sothebys: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations Online - bidstart 5/5, 51220, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/12/2020 - 05/12/2020
Page Size: 94 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1GEORGE IV, as Prince of Wales, and PRINCE FREDERICK

Letters to the Earl of Holdernesse, and related papers

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,000.00
2REYNOLDS

Autograph document signed, 18 August 1786

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
3WILBERFORCE

An Abstract of Evidence... for the Abolition of Slave Trade, 1791

1791GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,250.00
4MICHELSON

On the relative motion of the earth..., Philosophical Magazine, December 1887

1887GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
5AUTOGRAPH ALBUM

compiled by Richard Temple, c.1890s

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,000.00
6BEERBOHM

A Constitutional Monarch [Edward VII], ink and watercolour, [c.1910]

GBP 1,200.00 - 1,600.00Not Sold
7BEERBOHM

A Suggestion [George V and Queen Mary], pencil and watercolour, 1924

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
8T.E. LAWRENCE

autograph letter signed, to C.S. Evans, 6 August 1922

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,250.00
9LINDBERGH

We, 1927, signed

New York1927GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,187.00
11CHURCHILL

Autograph letter signed, to Neville Duke, 7 September 1952

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 8,125.00
12

BIBLE, Irish 1690

1690GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,250.00
13BURNS

Poems, 1787, first Edinburgh edition

Edinburgh1787GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,375.00
14POPE, and others

Collection of four works, 1785-1824, 6 volumes

GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
15PURCHAS

Purchas his Pilgrims, 1625, 5 volumes

GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00GBP 40,000.00
16BYRON

Hebrew Melodies, 1815, wrappers

1815GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,125.00
17DICKENS

Oliver Twist, 1840, signed by Cruickshank

1840GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,125.00
18DOYLE, Sir A.C.

A collection of nine works, 1891-1927

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 5,250.00
19DOYLE, Sir A.C.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892, with The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, 1894

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
20DOYLE, Sir A.C.

The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1902

1902GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,875.00
21FRASER

Coila's Whispers, 1872, fine Riviere binding

1872GBP 1,800.00 - 2,200.00Not Sold
22HEBER

Bibliotheca Heberiana, Catalogue of The Library of the Late Richard Heber, Esq., 1834

1834GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
23MELVILLE

A collection of five first editions, 1846-1850

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
24STEVENSON

Treasure Island, 1883

1883GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,250.00
25STEVENSON AND OSBOURNE

The Ebb Tide, 1894

1894GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
26STEVENSON

Eight first editions, 1883-1900

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,750.00
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