Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood: Maritime Auction, MA20, Exeter

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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
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    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
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    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR’S ARTICLE, “THEY OFTEN ARE HALF-OBSCURE: THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE LEGACY OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES,” PRESENTED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
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    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Biggs (Thomas, Hope, Theodore C & Fergusson, James). <i>Architecture at Ahmedabad, The Capital of Goozerat,</i> 1st edition, London: John Murray, 1866. £3,000 to £5,000.
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