• <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> CASAS (BARTOLOMÉ DE LAS). <i>La Découverte des Indes occidentales par les Espagnols,</i> Paris, 1697. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> GARCILASO DE LA VEGA. <i>Primera parte de los commentarios reales, que tratan del orígen de los Yncas…,</i> Lisbonne, 1609 [1608 au colophon]. €8,000 to €10,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> GARCILASO DE LA VEGA. <i>Histoire des Yncas rois du Pérou. On a joint à cette édition l'Histoire de la conquête de la Floride,</i> Amsterdam, 1737. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> LAET (JOHANNES DE). <i>L'Histoire du nouveau monde, ou description des Indes occidentales,</i> Leyde, 1640. €8,000 to €10,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> LAFITAU (JOSEPH-FRANÇOIS). <i>Mœurs des sauvages amériquains, comparées aux mœurs des premiers temps,</i> Paris, 1724. €1,200 to €1,500.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> ORRIO (FRANCISCO XAVIER ALEXO DE). <i>Solución del gran problema acerca de la población de las Americas,</i> Mexico, 1763. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> [ROCHEFORT (CHARLES DE)]. <i>Histoire naturelle et morale des Îles Antilles de l'Amérique,</i> Amsterdam, 1716. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> TURGOT (ANNE-ROBERT-JACQUES). <i>Mémoire sur les colonies américaines, sur leurs relations politiques avec leurs métropoles…,</i> Paris, 1791. €1,000 to €1,200.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Roman binding.- Pindar. <i>Olympia, Pythia, Nemea, Isthmia,</i> translated by Johannes Lonicer, contemporary Roman binding by Niccolo Franzese, Basel, 1535. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Raverat (Gwen). Comprehensive album of 530 wood engravings, circa 1909-1950. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Hemingway (Ernest). <i>Fiesta,</i> first English edition, first impression dust-jacket, 1927. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, first impression, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>Great Expectations,</i> 3 vol., first edition, first impression, Chapman and Hall, 1861. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Campbell (Colen) & others. <i>Vitruvius Britannicus, or The British Architect...,</i> 5 vol., vol.1-3 later editions, vol.4 & 5 first editions, [?1731]-31-67-71. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Geography.- Mela (Pomponius). <i>Cosmographia, sive De situ orbis,</i> Venice, Franciscus Renner de Heilbronn, 1478. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> America.- [?Espinosa y Tello (José)]. <i>Relacion del Viage hecho por las Goletas Sutil y Mexicana en el Año de 1792,</i> 2 vol. including Atlas, first edition, Madrid, 1802. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Louis-Claude de Saulces de Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>30th March 2023</b>
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Botany.- Curtis (William). <i>The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed,</i> 83 vol. in 62, 1794-1956. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum, Mar. 30:</b> Darwin (Charles).- Lecky (W.E.H.) <i>The Rise and Influence of Rationalism in Europe,</i> 2 vol., Darwin's copy with inscription "Charles Darwin 1865", pencil marginalia and pencil notes, 1865. £7,000 to £10,000.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Speed (John). <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine...</i> bound with <i>The Prospect of the most Famous parts of the World,</i> Thomas Bassett & Richard Chiswell, 1676. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> China. De Jode (Cornelis), <i>China Regnum,</i> Antwerp [1593]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> World. Hondius (Henricus), <i>Nova totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.</i> Auct: Henr. Hondio. Amsterdam, circa 1630. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> World. Blaeu (Willem Janszoon), <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula</i> auct: Guilelmo Blaeuw, Amsterdam [1635 - 58]. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Acosta (Emanuel). <i>Rerum a Societate Iesu in Oriente gestarum ad annum usque à Deipara Virgine…,</i> 1st edition, Dillingen: Sebald Mayer, 1571. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Ruggieri (Francesco). <i>Scelta di Architetture Antiche e Moderne della Citta di Firenze…,</i> 4 volumes bound in two, Florence, Appresso l'Editore, 1755. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Parry (William). <i>Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage,</i> 6 vols in 5, 1st editions, 1821-27. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Hunter (John). <i>A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-Shot Wounds,</i> 1st edition, 1794. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Furber (Robert). <i>The Flower-Garden Display'd, in above Four Hundred Curious Representations of the most Beautiful Flowers…,</i> 1st quarto edition, London, 1732. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Friedman (Milton). <i>A Theory of the Consumption Function,</i> 1st edition, 1957. £500 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Clarkson (Thomas). <i>The history of the ... abolition of the African slave-trade,</i> 2 vols., 1808. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Civil War Pamphlets. A sammelband of 19 pamphlets relating to events of the English Civil War, 1640-1661. £2,000 to £3,000.

Trafford Books: Books, Ephemera, Cigarette and Trade Cards, Autographs, Photographs, Postcards, Stamps and Postal History., 415, Manchester

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/08/2023 - 02/08/2023
Page Size: 166 items in 7 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Victorian Scrap album, quarto, decorated cloth, with

1880s to WW1 GBP 80.00 - 100.00GBP 110.40

Autograph albums (2), RAF items, enamelled badges, etc; including signatures of pilots notably Naomi Heron-Maxwell,

GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 105.80
3Alain Rene le Sage

"Les Avantures de Gil Blas de Santillane", Jean Nourse, London

1749GBP 40.00 - 60.00Not Sold

Two Victorian leather-bound albums of carte-de-visite and cabinet size photographs, largely family portraits, some with few research notes,

1904GBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 75.90

Late-19th Century to 1970s photographs, largely family snaps, some studio portraits etc.

1970sGBP 30.00 - 50.00GBP 46.00

Assortment including fine embroidered silk napkin for the Royal Artillery with lace border

1940s/50sGBP 20.00 - 30.00GBP 48.30

Late-19th Century to 1940s Greetings Cards and scraps, plus few softbacks etc,

1940s GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 143.75
8Frederick Warne

‘Observer’s Book’ series incl. "Automobiles" "Ferns" "Common Insects" "Lichens"

1955 and 1965; 1961, 1964, and 1963GBP 40.00 - 50.00Not Sold

Late-19th Century to 1930s Greetings Cards with many folding types and PPCs, mostly 1900s/1920s

1930sGBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 71.30

Bundle of wood-engraved plates taken from disbound volumes of "The National Encyclopaedia", William Mackenzie

[1895]GBP 40.00 - 50.00Not Sold

Early 20th Century 4x3” Photographs of good quality including horse-drawn delivery cart of Pilbram Family Butchers of Bexhill and their shop,

Early 20th CenturyGBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 161.00

Early Newspapers comprising "The Connecticut Courant" Jan.15th

1787GBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 66.70

Carton of magazines, comics, large shipping photographs, family photos etc; including "Boy’s Own Paper"

1899 and 1916-19GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 94.30
14Mrs. Rodolph Stawell

"Fabre’s Book of Insects",

[1921]GBP 30.00 - 40.00Not Sold
15Shakespeare, edited by Barry Cornwall

The Complete Works of Shakespeare, edited by Barry Cornwall; , 3 volumes, illustrated by Kenny Meadows

[1864]GBP 20.00 - 30.00GBP 39.10
16Samuel Neil (Ed.)

"The Library Shakespeare",

[1873]GBP 60.00 - 80.00GBP 57.50
17Walter Leaf , Andrew Lang & Ernest Myers

"The Iliad of Homer" Macmillan, together with Leaf’s "A Companion to the Iliad"

1895, 1892GBP 30.00 - 40.00GBP 34.50
18William Harrison Ainsworth

"The Good Old TimesThe Story of the Manchester Rebels of ’45",

1873GBP 40.00 - 50.00GBP 34.50
19Tobias Smollett

"The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle",

1892GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 48.30

The Works of Henry Fielding Esq; with a Life of the Author,

London1784GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 132.25
21Jeremy Taylor

"The Great Examplar of Sanctity and Holy Life",

London1653GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 98.90
22J.R.R. Tolkien

"The Hobbit"

1983GBP 30.00 - 40.00GBP 23.00
23Clifford Irving

"The Valley"; Helga Moray "The Savage Earth"; Norman Bogner "In Spells No Longer Bound"

1962; 1968; 1961GBP 30.00 - 40.00GBP 23.00
24Gilbert & George

New Testamental Pictures,

Milan1998GBP 40.00 - 50.00Not Sold
25Conrad Veidt

an ink-signed photograph dated

1936GBP 70.00 - 100.00Not Sold
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript African Americana:<br>March 30, 2023</b>
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Victor H. Green, <i>The Negro Motorist Green Book,</i> New York, 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Papers of pianist-composer Lawrence Brown relating to Paul Robeson & more, various places, 1925-54. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Freedom Summer archive of civil rights activist Karen Haberman Trusty, Atlanta & elsewhere, 1963-64. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> New York, 1933. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Archive of letters from the sculptor Richmond Barthé to a close Jamaican friend, various places, 1966-85. $25,000 to $35,000.
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