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Auction Date
11/04/2021 - 11/04/2021
Page Size: 204 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Stanley (Henry Morton)

In Darkest Africa, 2 vol., first edition, 1890.

1890GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 137.50
2Birkbeck (Morris)

Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois, fourth edition, 1818; bound with another.

1818 bound after Strachan (James) A Visit to the Province of Upper Canada, in 1819, half-title, occasional light browning, ink name to head of title, AberdeenGBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
3Kemble (Frances Anne)

Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839, first English edition, 1863 & others (3)

1863GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 175.00
4Mitchell, Jr. (S. Augustus)

The Empire State New York with it's Counties, Towns, Cities, Villages, Internal Improvements, &c, 1847.

Phildaelphia1847GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 43.75
5Phelps (Humphrey)

Phelps & Ensign's Travellers Guide and Map of the United States..., 1842.

1842GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
6[Delauney].

Histoire d'un pou françois ; ou L'espion d'une nouvelle espece, Paris [?but London], Royal Printers [?but Becket], 1781; and 4 others in 1 vol.

Paris ?but London, 1781 bound with Tickell (Richard) La Cassette Verte de Monsieur de Sartine, Trouvée chez Mademoiselle du Thé, 'Cinquieme Edition' (most early editions bear this statement), half-title, Sabin 95793, The Hague ?London, la Veuve WhiskerfeldGBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 250.00
7Alexander (Capt. J. E.)

Transatlantic Sketches, Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting Scenees in North and South America and the West Indies, 2 vol., first edition, 1833.

1833GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 200.00
8Greenwood (C. & J.)

Atlas of the Counties of England, from Actual Surveys Made from the Years 1817 to 1833, 31 county maps only, 1834.

1834GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 162.50
9Johnston (Alexander Keith)

The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography, 1861.

Edinburgh and London1861.
GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 125.00
10Bell (F.Dillon)

Reasons for Promoting the Cultivation of the New Zealand Flax, 1842 & others (4)

1842GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 137.50
11Bennett (George)

Wanderings in New South Wales, Batavia, Pedir Coast, Singapore, and China, 2 vol., first edition, 1834; and another (3)

1834GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
12Dennys (N. B.)

The Folklore of China and its affinities, with that of the Aryan and Semitic Races, 1876; and 3 others, China (4)

1876GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 81.25
13Kendall (Elizabeth)

A Wayfarer in China, 1913; and 4 others similar (5)

1913GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 75.00
14Simpson (William)

The Seat of War in the East, second series only (of 2), first edition, Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co, 1856.

1856GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 225.00
15Clayton (Robert)

A journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai, and back again...in company with some missionaries de propaganda fide at Grand Cairo. To which are added remarks on the origin of hieroglyphics; and 4 others in 1 vol., William Bowyer, 1753.

1753GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 187.50
16Irwin (Eyles)

Buonaparte in Egypt, Dublin [London], reprinted for G. Nicol, 1798, bound with another on the same.

Dublin London, 1798GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
17Lepsius (Professor R.)

A Tour from Thebes to the Peninsula of Sinai, translated by Charles Herbert Cottrell, 1846.

1846GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
18Norden (Frederick Lewis)

Voyage d'Égypte et de Nubie, 3 vol. in 1, Paris, 1799.

Paris1799GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
19Walls (Captain Thomas)

Journal de L'Expédition Anglaise en Égypte, Paris, J. A. S. Collin de Plancy, 1823.

Paris,1823GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
20Hadol (Paul)

A New Map Designed for 1870 [or] Carte Drolatique D'Europe Pour 1870 Dressee Par Hadol, lithograph with hand-colouring, 1870.

1870GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
21Pardoe (Julia)

The Beauties of the Bosphorus, 2 vol. bound in 1, 1855.

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 150.00
22Tennant (Rev. William)

Indian Recreations, 3 vol., 1 & 2 first editions, 1803.

1803-1808.GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 375.00
23Badger (Rev. George Percy)

The Nestorians and their Rituals, first edition, 2 vol., 1852.

1852GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 175.00
24Baker (Valentine)

Clouds in the East, second edition, 1876.

1876GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 137.50
25Buckingham (James Silk)

Travels in Mesopotamia, 2 vol., 1827.

1827GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 400.00
  • <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
  • <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.
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