Sothebys: Books and Manuscripts: A Summer Miscellany -bidstart 7/28, L20409, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
08/04/2020 - 08/04/2020
Page Size: 194 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ALBIN, ELEAZAR

ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)

LONDON1738-1740 (-1799)GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 5,670.00
2ALKEN, HENRY

ALKEN | The national sports of Great Britain, 1821

LONDON1821GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,788.00
3AMBERT, JOACHIM

AMBERT | Esquisses historiques... l'armée française, Saumur, 1835, half red morocco, Furstenberg copy

SAUMUR1835GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
4ANNING, MARY

ANNING, MARY | autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, [1829]

1829GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 100,800.00
5[ASTLEY, JOHN]

ASTLEY | The art of riding, London, 1584, later calf, drop-back box

LONDON1584GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 12,600.00
6AUTOGRAPH ALBUM

AUTOGRAPH ALBUM | c.460 items including letters by Babbage, Charles Vignoles, and many others

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 7,560.00
7BEDFORD, DR EVAN

BEDFORD, DR EVAN | Medical papers, diaries, and related material

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,638.00
8BEEBE, WILLIAM CHARLES

BEEBE, C.W. | A Monograph of the Pheasants, London 1918-1922, 4 volumes

LONDON1918-1927GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,890.00
9BONAPARTE, CHARLES-LUCIEN

BONAPARTE, C.L. | Iconographie des pigeons, Paris 1857

PARIS1857-1858GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,040.00
10BOYS, THOMAS SHOTTER

BOYS | Original views of London as it is. London: Thomas Boys, 1842

LONDON1842GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
11

BRAZIL | Brass plaque celebrating the establishment of the First Brazilian Republic, 15 november 1889

1889GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 1,197.00
12

BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map

Paris1737GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 6,930.00
13CICÉRI AND BENOIST

[BRAZIL]--CICÉRI AND BENOIST | Rio de Janeiro, [1852], hand-coloured lithograph

PARIS, 1852GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
14CORONELLI

[BRAZIL]--CORONELLI | Three globe gores of South America, mainly Brazil, [c.1693]

VENICE, C.1693GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 4,410.00
15ANDREAS ANTONIUS HORATIUS

[BRAZIL]--HORATIUS | Il Regno del Brasile parte nobilissima del Mondo nuovo, 1698, engraved map

ROME1698GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00GBP 2,142.00
16

BRAZIL | Two lithograhed views of Rio de Janeiro, [1850s]

Parisc.1854GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 630.00
17BRINDESI, JEAN

BRINDESI | Elbicei atika. Musée des anciens costumes Turcs de Constantinople. Paris, Lemercier, [1855]

PARIS1855GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
18CARDIGAN, JAMES THOMAS BRUDENWELL, 7TH EARL

CARDIAGAN and McCORMICK | Eight months on active service & A Visit to the Camp before Sebastopol, both 1855; 2 works

LONDON C.1855GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,024.00
19CARLEVARIS, LUCA

CARLEVARIS | Le fabriche e vedute di Venetia, Venice, [1705]

VENICE1705?GBP 18,000.00 - 22,000.00Not Sold
20

CHILE | Two lithographed views of Valparaiso, [c.1854]

Hamburgc.1854GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,638.00
21CORONELLI, VINCENZO

CORONELLI | Atlante Veneto, 1691

VENICE, 1691GBP 50,000.00 - 60,000.00GBP 56,700.00
22DAFFY, ANTHONY

DAFFY | Elixir Salutis, 1681, 2 pamphlets

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 1,890.00
23DARWIN, CHARLES

DARWIN | autograph letter signed, to Henry Colburn, [1837]

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 6,930.00
24DINGLE, JOHN EDWIN AND HAROLD JOHN FRUIN, EDITORS

DINGLE | The new atlas of China, 1920

SHANGHAIC.1920GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
25DONN, BENJAMIN

DONN | A map of the county of Devon, 1765

LONDON1765GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,071.00
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