Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 26775, London

Auction Details

Auction Date
12/01/2021 - 12/01/2021
Page Size: 317 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

A collection of 103 American Civil War broadside ballads, New York, one "For Sale at the Anglo-African Office, 48 Beekman St.", [c.1863]; others H. De Marsan, 54 [or 38, 38 & 60, 60] Chatham Street, [printed c.1860-1865]

New Yorkc.1863GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown

CUBITT (WILLIAM) A Report on the Financial State... PRESENTATION COPY, 1834; and other material

Printed by Roake and VartyGBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect, vol. 1 only, FIRST EDITION, for the Author, 1715

1715GBP 500.00 - 700.00Unknown

The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, John Murray, 1872

1872GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

MACQUOID (PERCY) A History of English Furniture, 4 vol., DUST-JACKETS, and others

GBP 400.00 - 600.00Unknown

A collection of seven salt prints from calotype negatives, [c.1843-45] (7)

GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown

Photographic portrait postcard, signed in ink "Chung Ling Soo", [c.1912]

c.1912GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

Autograph sketch-leaf for his unfinished opera "La chute de la maison Usher", no place or date [Paris, between 1908 and 1917]

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Unknown

Autograph fragmentary sketches of three duets from the "Mädchenlieder'' Op.103, for two sopranos and piano, [May 1851]

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Unknown

Archive of material relating to cellist Beatrice Harrison, famed for her duets with nightingales, comprising notebooks, diaries, press cuttings, programmes and ephemera (quantity)

GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

Collection of some eighty documents pertaining to Napoleon Bonaparte, marshals and general officers, c.1795-1834

1806GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown

SERRES (DOMINIC AND JOHN THOMAS) Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing. Part First [only, of 2], FIRST EDITION, Printed by John Nichols, for Edward Orme, 1805

1805GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

Manuscript exercise book, c.1828-1829

c.1828-1829GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

A Collection of Signals for the Use of the Ships in the Service of the United East India Company, London, [no publisher], 1790

London1790GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

BLANCKLEY (THOMAS RILEY) A Naval Expositor, Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts, Qualities, and Proportions of Building, Rigging, Furnishing & Fitting a Ship for Sea, 1750; and 14 others

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Unknown

MOROGUES (SEBASTIAN-FRANCOIS BIGOT DE) Tactique navale, ou traité des Evolutions et des Signaux, FIRST EDITION, Paris, H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, 1763

Paris1763GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

Two Naval Log Books from the General Elliott, 1788-1794; with a Captain's order book from the Dryad, [1805-1807] (3)

1788 to 1790GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

YAMANAKA & CO. [Sale catalogues] Oriental Art. The Entire Stock, 3 vol.; The Yamanaka Library, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1944 (4)

New York1944GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Unknown

GUILD (WILLIAM) To the Nobilitie, Gentrie, Burrowes, Ministers, and Others of this Late Combination in Covenant, a Friendly and Faythfull Advice; That the Event of this Great Convention, June 6, May through God's Blessing, Tend to His Glorie...., small 4t

GBP 400.00 - 600.00Unknown

[A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels... Comprehending Every Thing Remarkable in the Kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America], 4 vol., FIRST EDITION, Thomas Astley, [1745-1747]; and a bound volume of 26 engraved plates and views from the atl

1745-1747GBP 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

Great Britain's Coasting Pilot... Being a New and Exact Survey of the Sea-Coast of England and Scotland, from the River of Thames to the Westward and Northward, Thomas Page, William and Fisher Mount, 1723

1723GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown

[Cartes et plans de côtes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande, copiées sur celles du Pilote côtier de la Grande-Bretagn de Greenville-Collins], Paris, N. Bellin, 1757

Paris1757GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown

ROSE (FREDERICK W.) Angling in Troubled Waters - A Serio-Comic Map of Europe, G.W. Bacon, 1899

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Unknown

ROSE (FREDERICK W.) John Bull and His Friends. A Serio-Comic Map of Europe, G.W. Bacon, 1900

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Unknown

A Voyage Round the World; but More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in The King George and Queen Charlotte, FIRST EDITION, George Goulding, 1789

1789GBP 700.00 - 900.00Unknown
  • <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
  • <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.
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