Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 29869, London, New Bond Street

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
March 20, 2024 - March 20, 2024
Page Size: 135 items in 6 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1 BORGET (AUGUSTE)

Sketches of China and the Chinese

1842 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 7,680.00
2 CAMDEN (WILLIAM)

Britannia

1695 GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 896.00
3 CARTWRIGHT (JOSEPH)

Selections of the Costume of Albania and Greece

1822 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 12,160.00
4 CREALOCK (HENRY HOPE) AND FELICE BEATO

Chinese War Sketches of the Allied Expedition To Pekin in 1860

c.1861-1862 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Not Sold
5 LINGHAM (EDWARD FRASER)

Boys playing cricket outside La Martiniere School

Kolkata 1849 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Not Sold
6 HOBHOUSE (J.C.)

A Journey through Albania

1813 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,664.00
7 JACKSON (KEITH ALEXANDER)

Views in Affghaunistaun... from Sketches Taken During the Campaign of the Army of the Indus

1841 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 537.60
8

Land transaction signed at foot by fifteen Maori chiefs with their moko

Rosanna 1826 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 53,740.00
9 ORTELIUS (ABRAHAM)

Theatre de l'Univers

Antwerp 1598 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 32,000.00
10 SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE

The Complete Atlas of Modern, Classical and Celestial Maps, together with Plans of the Principal Cities of the World

1873 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 4,480.00
11 THOMSON (JOHN)

Illustrations of China and its People

1873-1874 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 11,520.00
12 ALBINUS (BERNARD SIEGFRIED)

Tables of the Skeleton and Muscles of the Human Body

1749-1750 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 3,840.00
13

A collection of six scarce broadsides relating to medicine and quack doctors

c.1670-1730 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 12,800.00
14 BULL (HENRY GRAVES)

The Herefordshire Pomona

1876-1885 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,048.00
15 DARWIN (CHARLES)

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

1859 GBP 150,000.00 - 250,000.00 GBP 305,200.00
16 DARWIN (CHARLES

On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection... Third Edition, with Additions and Corrections.

1861 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 1,408.00
17 DARWIN (CHARLES)

On the Origin of Species

1872 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 537.60
18 FARADAY (MICHAEL)

Experimental Researches in Electricity (Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first Series.)... from the Philsosophical Transactions - Part I. for 1846

1846 GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 3,200.00
19 GERARD (JOHN)

The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes

1636 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 832.00
20 MOORE (THOMAS)

The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland

1855-1856 GBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 GBP 4,864.00
21

Novum testamentum [edited by Desiderius Erasmus]

Basel 1543 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 1,536.00
22

Biblia sacra

Antwerp 1583 GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,816.00
23 DOSTOEVSKY (FYODOR)

Cabinet photograph

1880 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 76,600.00
24

Pope Gregory IX receiving the text of the Decretals from Raymond of Penyafort and another cleric

[Paris c.1325-50 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 6,400.00
25

DE PAPE (FERDINAND AND CHARLES) Recueil de pieuses prieres, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM

Bruges 1908 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 35,840.00
  • Sotheby’s
    Modern First Editions
    Available for Immediate Purchase
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Winston Churchill. The Second World War. Set of First-Edition Volumes. 6,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: A.A. Milne, Ernest H. Shepard. A Collection of The Pooh Books. Set of First-Editions. 18,600 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Salvador Dalí, Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Finely Bound and Signed Limited Edition. 15,000 USD
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    Modern First Editions
    Available for Immediate Purchase
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Ian Fleming. Live and Let Die. First Edition. 9,500 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: J.K. Rowling. Harry Potter Series. Finely Bound First Printing Set of Complete Series. 5,650 USD
    Sotheby’s, Available Now: Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell to Arms. First Edition, First Printing. 4,200 USD
  • Manuscript Masterpieces from the Schøyen Collection
    London auction, 11 June
    BROWSE NOW
    Christie’s, Explore now: The Holkham Hebrew Bible. In Hebrew, decorated manuscript on vellum [Toledo, 2nd quarter 13th century]. £1,500,000–3,000,000
    Christie’s, Explore now: The Crosby-Schøyen Codex. In Coptic, manuscript on papyrus [Upper Egypt, middle 3rd century / 4th century]. £2,000,000–3,000,000
    Christie’s, Explore now: The Geraardsbergen Bible. In Latin, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Southern Netherlands, late 12th century]. £700,000–1,000,000
    Christie’s, Explore now : Jean de Courcy (fl. 1420). The Chronique de la Bouquechardiere. In French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1480]. £200,000–300,000
    Christie’s, Explore now: The ‘Catherine de Medici’ Hours. In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum [Paris, c.1485]. £120,000–180,000
  • Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    30th May 2024
    Forum, May 30: Potter (Beatrix). Complete set of four original illustrations for the nursery rhyme, 'This pig went to market', 1890s. £60,000 to £80,000.
    Forum, May 30: Dante Alighieri.- Lactantius (Lucius Coelius Firmianus). Opera, second edition, Rome, 1468. £40,000 to £60,000.
    Forum, May 30: Distilling.- Brunschwig (Hieronymus). Liber de arte Distillandi de Compositis, first edition of the so-called 'Grosses Destillierbuch', Strassburg, 1512. £22,000 to £28,000.
    Forum, May 30: Eliot (T.S.), W. H. Auden, Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin, Robert Lowell, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, & others. A Personal Anthology for Eric Walter White, 60 autograph poems. £20,000 to £30,000.
    Forum, May 30: Cornerstone of French Enlightenment Philosophy.- Helvetius (Claude Adrien). De l'Esprit, true first issue "A" of the suppressed first edition, Paris, 1758. £20,000 to £30,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    30th May 2024
    Forum, May 30: Szyk (Arthur). The Haggadah, one of 125 copies, this out-of-series, Beaconsfield Press, 1940. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, May 30: Fleming (Ian). Casino Royale, first edition, first impression, 1953. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, May 30: Japan.- Ryusui (Katsuma). Umi no Sachi [Wealth of the Sea], 2 vol., Tokyo, 1762. £8,000 to £12,000.
    Forum, May 30: Computing.- Operating and maintenance manual for the BINAC binary automatic computer built for Northrop Aircraft Corporation 1949, Philadelphia, 1949. £8,000 to £12,000.
    Forum, May 30: Burmese School (probably circa 1870s). Folding manuscript, or parabaik, from the Court Workshop at the Royal Court at Manadaly, Burma, [c.1870s]. £8,000 to £12,000.
  • Ketterer Rare Books
    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    K. Marx, Das Kapital,1867. Dedication copy. Est: € 120,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1380. Est: € 25,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    Theodor de Bry, Indiae Orientalis, 1598-1625. Est: € 80,000
    Ketterer Rare Books
    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    Breviary, Latin manuscript, around 1450-75. Est: € 10,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    G. B. Piranesi, Vedute di Roma, 1748-69. Est: € 60,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    K. Schmidt-Rottluff, Arbeiter, 1921. Orig. watercolour on postcard. Est: € 18,000
    Ketterer Rare Books
    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    Breviarium Romanum, Latin manuscript, 1474. Est: € 20,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    C. J. Trew, Plantae selectae, 1750-73. Est: € 28,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    M. Beckmann, Apokalypse, 1943. Est: € 50,000
    Ketterer Rare Books
    Auction May 27th
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    Ulrich von Richenthal, Das Concilium, 1536. Est: € 9,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    I. Kant, Critik der reinen Vernunft, 1781. Est: €12,000
    Ketterer Rare Books, May 27:
    Arbeiter-Illustrierte Zeitung (AIZ) / Die Volks-Illustrierte (VI), 1932-38. Est: €8,000
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