Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 27374, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
06/22/2022 - 06/22/2022
Page Size: 230 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1GIMPEL FAMILY

Two photograph albums recording the lives, homes and art collection of the Gimpel family of art dealers, c.1898 and 1930s (2)

c.1898 and 1930s GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 765.00
2BURNET (GILBERT)

History of His Own Time, 6 vol., Oxford University Press, 1833; and c.90 others (quantity)

1833GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00GBP 828.75
3JOHNSON (SAMUEL)

The Works, 12 vol., 1820; and 24 others

1904GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 701.25
4SWIFT (JONATHAN)

The Works, 17 vol., 1765; and Gibbon. Decline and Fall, 12 vol., 1802 (29)

1765GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 510.00
5COOK (JAMES) GIANETTI (MICHELANGIOLO)

Elogy of Captain James Cook Composed and Publickly Recited before the Royal Academy of Florence..., Florence, Gaetano Cambiagi, Printer to His Royal Highness, 1785

Florence, 1785GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
6

Manuscript receipt book bearing ownership inscription of Ann Senhouse, dated 1721; with additional loose nineteenth century leaves

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 9,945.00
7COLONEL ARTHUR PONSONBY

Album compiled by Colonel Arthur E.V. Ponsonby of the Grenadier Guards, stationed in Corfu, containing a collection of printed ephemera; with letters home, 1857-1860

Corfu, Cologne1857 to 1859 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 5,355.00
8

Manuscript account book of James Barker of Coverack (1747-1840), a Cornish pilot and trader, 1730's to 1790's

1730's to 1790'sGBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,275.00
9CURIE (MARIE)

Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences... Recherches sur les substances radioactives, FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY CURIE "A SIR WILLIAM RAMSAY", Paris, 1903

Paris, 1903GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00GBP 75,900.00
10FERGUSON (JAMES)

The Astronomical Rotula Shewing the Change and Age of the Moon, the Motion of the Sun, Moon and Nodes, with all the Solar and Lunar Eclipses, c.1739

c.1739GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 4,845.00
11FLAMSTEED (JOHN)

Manuscript deed signed ("Johen Flamsteed Gentt."), Derbyshire, 3 August 1671

1671GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
12GOETHE (JOHANN WOLFGANG VON)

Autograph sentiment signed ("J.W.v. Goethe"), the second stanza of the poem 'Ilmenau', [3 September 1783]

1783GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 9,562.50
13GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO DE)

[Caprichos], [Madrid, Calcografía Nacional, 1908-1912]

[Madrid, 1908-1912GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 11,475.00
14HOGARTH (WILLIAM)

The Works... from the Original Plates Restored by James Heath, 1822

1822GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,040.00
15HUGO (VICTOR)

Actes et paroles. 1870-1871-1872, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, Paris, Michel Lévy frères, 1872

Paris, 1872GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 765.00
16INDIA ANDERSON (JOHN CORBET)

To India and Back by the Cape. By a Traveller... Subscriber's Copy, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, Croydon, John C. Anderson, 1859

Croydon, 1859GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
17INDIA CRAWFURD (JOHN)

Journal of an Embassy from the Governor-General of India to the Court of Ava, 1829

1829GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,040.00
18

Manuscript journal, purportedly that of The Rev. Mr Arnold Burrowes (1749-1819), Senior Military Chaplain, Honourable East India Company Service, Bombay, January 1774 to September 1775

1774 to 1775GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 10,837.50
19QAJAR FAMILY

Album of photographs commemorating the visit of Muzaffar al-Din Shah Qajar to the Ottoman Court at Constantinople in 1900, [1900]

1900GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
20JAMES I

Illuminated letters patent creating Thomas Cromwell the Viscount Lecale, Dublin, 12 November 22nd James I [1624]

Dublin1624GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 10,837.50
21LORRIA (AUGUST) AND E.A. MARTEL.

Les Grandes Alpes. Le Massif de la Bernina, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 30 OF 50 DE LUXE COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS, Zurich, Orell Füssli, 1894

Zurich, 1894GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,083.75
22NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

Document signed ("Bonaparte") as Générale en Chef d'Armée, enclosing three copies of orders [not present] for the setting up of boards of trade, Cairo, "le 26 fructidor an 6" [12 September 1798]

Cairo1798GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,785.00
23NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

Order signed ("Bonaparte"), as Général en Chef de L'Armée d'Italie, sending units to Klagenfurt, 1 April 1797; with a letter from Eugene Napoléon, 1813 (2)

Milan1813GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 3,570.00
24SHILLIBEER (JOHN)

A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage, to Pitcairn's Island, 1784; and 3 others, inc. Consett. Tour... 1789 (4)

Taunton,1817GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 765.00
25MERCATOR (GERARD) AND JODOCUS HONDIUS.

Americae Descrip., [1607]; and another (2)

[Amsterdam1607, or laterGBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
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