Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 26774, London

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Auction Date
09/15/2021 - 09/15/2021
Page Size: 119 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Opera... de l'arte de metalli partita in xii. libri, Basel, Hieronymus Froben et Nicolaus Episcopius, [colophon: 1563]

Basel1563GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 7,650.00

Album titled 'Lady/ Emily/ Bathurst's/ Scrap/ Book/ 1818', comprising some 20 watercolours and 70 drawings in pencil, pen, ink and wash, c.1818-1823

c.1818-1823GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 8,925.00

The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories, 7 vol., New York, V.G. Audubon, 1860

New York1860GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 8,287.00

The Quadrupeds of North America, 3 vol., FIRST OCTAVO EDITION, New York, V.G. Audubon, 1849-1854

New York1849-1854GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,825.00

Theatrum machinarum novum, [Cologne, Paul Principis, 1662]

[Cologne1662GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold

Manuscript declaration headed "The Humble Address of the Lieutenant Governor, Council and House of Assembly of Your Majesty's Province of Nova Scotia" Halifax, congratulating George III on the birth of the heir apparent, 28 April 1763

1763GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,785.00

The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, 77 plates only, [c.1754]--DARLY. Ornamental Architect, 96 plates only, [1771] (2)

c.1754 1771GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,020.00

Manuscript culinary and medicinal recipe book, containing some 320 receipts written in several hands, eighteenth century

eighteenth centuryGBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 4,462.00

Manuscript treatise on world geography, Italy, c.1760

Italyc.1760GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 892.00

Album of approximately 200 photographs, photo postcards, pictorial cards and ephemera, [c.1922-1929]

c.1922-1929GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 4,462.00

De astronomica specula domestica et organico apparatu astronomico libri duo, FIRST EDITION, Vienna, Leopoldus Joannes Kaliwoda, 1745

Vienna1745GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,040.00

De i discorsi di... nelli sei libri de Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo, della materia medicinale, 2 vol., Venice, Bartolomeo de gli Alberti, 1604

Venice1604GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 4,462.00

VI Original Canzonettas, SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER, 1794

1794GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold

Vitae, [Venice, Melchiorre Sessa & Pietro dei Ravani, 26 November 1516]

1516GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,147.00

Opera, Basel, Henricus Petri, [1567]

Basel1567GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 637.00

Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano, [c.1772-1778] (17)

c.1772-1778GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,355.00

Liber chronicarum, FIRST EDITION, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 12 July 1493

Nuremberg1493GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00GBP 60,250.00

Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der Actie, Bubbel en Windnegotie, FIRST EDITION, [Netherlands], 1720

[Netherlands]1720GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 4,845.00

The Case of the Planters of Tobacco in Virginia, as Represented by Themselves, J. Roberts, 1733

1733GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 612.00

A Hand-book for Travellers on the Continent, 56 PAGES OF MANUSCRIPT DIARY NOTES bound in, John Murray, 1841

1841GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 828.00

The Perils of Pearl Street, FIRST EDITION, New York, Betts & Anstice, 1834

New York1834GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,530.00

The Fly-fisher's Entomology... Sixth Edition, 1862; and others (21)

1862GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,020.00

The Experienc'd Angler: or, Angling Improv'd. Being A General Discourse of Angling, B.W. for B. Tooke, 1683

1683GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,275.00

Great and Small Game of Africa, NUMBER 109 of 500 COPIES, Rowland Ward, 1899

1899GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 2,295.00

Hunting Trips in the Caucasus, 1898; After Wild Sheep in the Altai and Mongolia, 1900, FIRST EDITIONS, Rowland Ward (2)

1900GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,912.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Zang Tumb Tuuum:<br>la révolution futuriste<br>Online Auction<br>30 November – 7 December</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 18:</b> The "Official Edition" of the United States Constitution and the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution, 1787. $15,000,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. I Paroliberi Futuristi. 1914-1915. 8 p. Unique corrected proofs, for an anthology that remained unpublished. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Studenti in Lettere. Università. 1915. Seminal work, featured in 3 historical futurist exhibitions. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Chiaro di luna. Circa 1915. Collage and gouache on paper. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. Manicure. Faire les ongles à l'Italie. Circa 1915. A fantastic parody of an advertising poster. €20,000 to €30,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 47. Roosevelt, Theodore. Photograph inscribed to Morris J. Hirsch. May 7th 1918. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 178. Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York: [Printed for the author], 1955. First edition in the first issue binding. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 38. Mather, Cotton. <i>Magnalia Christi Americana; or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England.</i> London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, 1702. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 55. Taylor, Zachary. Autograph letter signed as President-Elect. Baton Rouge: January 15, 1849. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. Picasso, Pablo. <i>Verve</i> Vol. V, Nos. 19-20. Paris: Editions Verve, 1948. Inscribed on the title page by Picasso. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 211. Domergue, Jean-Gabriel. L'Ete a Monte Carlo. Lithographed poster, Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris, circa 1937. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 105. Manuscript Illumination attr. to Neri da Rimini. Large excised initial "N" from a choirbook, extensively historiated. [Likely Rimini: first quarter of the 14th century]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 40. McKenney, Thomas L. and Hall, James. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs.</i> Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. $3,00
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 222. Searle, Ronald. [Pets--a dog, cats and a parrot-- surrounded by books, and inspecting a globe, perhaps planning global domination]. Original drawing, 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 98. Faden, William; Scull, Nicholas and George Heap. A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, Survey'd by N. Scull and G. Heap. London: William Faden, 12 March 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <i>Der Sturm.</i> 1922. Sold October 2021 for € 13,000.
    Diophantus Alexandrinus, <i>Arithmeticorum libri sex.</i> 1670. Sold October 2021 for € 18,000.
    <i>Cozzani Ettore e altri, l’Eroica. Tutto il pubblicato.</i> Sold October 2021 for € 11,000.
    Newton Isaac, <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 1714. Sold October 2021 for € 7,500.
    Manetti Saverio, <i>Storia naturale degli uccelli.</i> 1767-1776. Sold April 2021 for € 26,000.
  • <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Carolina Parrot. Plate 26. Hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Audubon's <i>Birds of America.</i> $80,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Francisco Henrique Carls. [Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes]. Fifty-three chromolithographed plates of landscape, town views and more of the state of Pernambuco, northeast Brazil. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Captain Thomas Davies, after. Group of 5 engraved topographical scenes of North American waterfalls. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> William R. Morley. Morley's Map of New Mexico. Large lithographed pocket map with original hand-color in outline. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Frederick William Beechey, et al. <i>The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage; Compiled from the Collections and Notes Made by Captain Beechey…</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Hotan.) Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu. Woodblock wall map of the world on 16 sheets joined. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> Latin Book of Hours, Langres around 1490. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>T. Livius, <i>Römische Historien,</i> 1533. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>G. Mendel, <i>Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden,</i> 1865-66. Est: €30,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Verard, Book of Hours, around 1488. Est: €30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1601. Est: €80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br><i>Der Sturm,</i> 1910-1916. Est: €16,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Cronica van der hilliger Stat Coellen,</i> 1499. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>M. Catesby, <i>Piscium serpentum insectorum,</i> 1777. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>W. Grohmann, <i>Das Werk Ernst Ludwig Kirchners,</i> 1926. Est: €20,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>P. Borgo, <i>Aritmetica mercantile,</i> 1491. Est: €16,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>D. Roberts, <i>Egypt and Nubia,</i> 1846-49. Est: €8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Estampes,</i> with the suite by P. Picasso, 1950. Est: €15,000
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