Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood: Maritime Auction, MA20, Exeter

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/19/2021 - 10/19/2021
Page Size: 142 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
10

A copy of 'The Indexed New Testament' with gilt stamped black leather binding 'Antarctic Expedition 'Terra Nova'

1910GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 3,936.00
11

A mounted photograph of visitors aboard RYS Terra Nova

1910GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 2,706.00
12

A mounted photograph of RYS Terra Nova under tow inscribed to border 'SY Terra Nova arrival from South 1911'

1911GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 1,353.00
13

A signed full length photograph portrait of Expedition member Edward Evans in Royal Navy Uniform by Florence C Vandamin, 26 Victoria Street, London

GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 922.50
14

A signed full length photograph of the expedition dog handler Demetri Geroff

GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 2,706.00
15

A Carte de Visite three quarter length portrait photograph of Peter Davies (son of F E Davies) in Royal Navy uniform by Hill & Wakeling, Plymouth

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 98.40
16

A black and white oval half-length studio portrait photograph of F E Davies

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 516.60
17

A full length studio portrait of F E Davies in Royal Navy uniform by Cooke of Plymouth

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 492.00
18

A large photogravure print of F E Davies

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 2,091.00
19

A mounted photograph of the crew of RYS Terra Nova, British Antarctic Expedition 1910

1910GBP 500.00 - 600.00GBP 4,674.00
20

A framed half-length photogravure portrait of Captain L E G Oates after the original by G Lekegain & Co., Cairo

GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 553.50
22

Two handmade greeting cards by Frank Davies, pen ink and watercolour, one with stern view of RYS Terra Nova after the photograph by Herbert Ponting

1915GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,968.00
23

A typed single sheet itinerary/timetable for the British Antarctic Expedition movement of RYS Terra Nova

GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 2,952.00
24

A handwritten note on card to RYS Terra Nova crew members George Abbot and Frank Davies dated 'Nov 25-10' from Mrs Robson & Mr Wood, Tancred Street, Linwood (Christchurch NZ)

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 1,968.00
25

A British Antarctic Expedition envelope to Mr F Davies Nicholls Farm address

1911GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 492.00
26

Captain Lawrence Edward Grace Oates RN (1880-1912) a signed copy of Erskine Childers 'German Influences on British Cavalry',

1911GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 2,091.00
27

Two British Antarctic Expedition envelopes to Frank Davies dated August 1913 to the Saltram Villas address:,

1913GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 430.50
28

A letter from Harry Pennell on HMS Duke of Edinburgh letterhead

GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 2,460.00
29

A manuscript letter from Harry Pennell's mother Winifred, to Frank Davies

1914GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 43.05
30Edward Leicester Atkinson (1881-1929)

Edward Leicester Atkinson (1881-1929) RYS Terra Nova surgeon/parasitologist, an archive of nineteen letters to 'Chippie' F E C Davies

1910 to 1940GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 2,706.00
31

A group of nine letters from Harry Pennell and family members circa1910 to FEC Davies

circa1910 GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,722.00
32

Two linen backed unused charts 'Antarctic Ocean' Sheet III and Sheet IV,

London1904 and 1909 GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 1,599.00
33

British Antarctic Expedition 1910. An important 'Antarctic Ocean Sheet IV' chart with the plotted course for RYS 'Terra Nova' 1910-1913

1910-1913GBP 5,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 12,915.00
34

British Antarctic Expedition 1910. An important 'Antarctic Ocean Sheet VIII' chart with the plotted course for RYS 'Terra Nova' 1910-1913

1910-1913GBP 5,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 20,910.00
35

An Admiralty published chart 'Antarctic Ocean Sheet VIII'

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 1,722.00
  • <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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