Forum Auctions: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper, 2244, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
06/16/2022 - 06/16/2022
Page Size: 266 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
51Delany (Patrick)

Eighteen Discourses and Dissertations upon Various very Important and Interesting Subjects

1766GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 175.00
52King (John Glen)

The Rites and Ceremonies of the Greek Church

1772GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 200.00
53[Steele (Sir Richard)]

The Ladies Library

1772GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 31.25

Persian fables.- Sa'di. Select fables from Gulistan

1774GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00

American Declaration of Independence.- Reasons assigned by the Continental Congress

1777GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 325.00
56Nicolson (Joseph) & Richard Burn.

& Richard Burn.The History and Antiquities of the counties of Westmorland and Cumberland

19th centuryGBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 150.00
57Paley (William)

The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

1749GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,625.00

Pantomime.- A large collection of pantomime ephemera

1790GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 475.00

Annotated theatre.- A New theatrical dictionary Containing an account of all the dramatic pieces that have appeared from the commencement of theatrical exhibitions to the present time

1792GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 187.50

Handbills & Advertisements.- Imperial State Lottery begins drawing 23rd April

1804GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 56.25
61Hutchinson (Lucy)

Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson

1806GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
62Malthus (T. R.)

An Essay on the Principle of Population or a View of Its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness...

Washington City1809GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Broadside ballads.- William and Love

c.1810GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 75.00
64Byron (George Gordon Noel, Lord)

Lara, A Tale

1814GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 275.00
65Lavater (Johann Caspar)

Le Lavater portatif

Paris1815; and an 18th century French PharmacopoeiaGBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 50.00
66Theatre Royal, Covent Garden.

Playbills.- Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Playbill for The Slave,

c.1816-1970 (c.70)GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 300.00

Bible, English.- The Holy Bible with a complete commentary

Manchester1818GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
68Malthus (T. R.)

Principles of Political Economy, Considered with a View to their Practical Application

1820GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
69Wade (John)

The Black Book; Or, Corruption Unmasked!

1820GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 75.00
70Lowe (Joseph)

The Present State of England in Regard to Agriculture, Trade, and Finance…

1822GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 475.00
71McCulloch (J. R.)

The Principles of Political Economy

Edinburgh1825GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 137.50
72Shelley (Percy Bysshe)

Queen Mab

1826GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
73Thomson (W.)

The Morning of Execution, Newgate Prison

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 715.00
74Scott (Sir Walter)

Waverley Novels

1829GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 187.50
75Baines (Edward)

History of the Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain

1835GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00
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