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Auction Name Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper Total Sales (GBP) 72,647.00
Auction Date 06/16/2022 - 06/16/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 46,830.00
Sale Number #2244 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 66,620.00
Total Lots 266
Sold Lots 233 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 53,730.00
% of Lots Sold 87.59% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 76,370.00
Unsold Lots 33 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 95.13%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
171 Niven (David)

Bring on the Empty Horses

1975 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 3,750.00
224 Israelian (Garik) and Brian May (editors),

Starmus. 50 Years of Man in Space

2014 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,250.00
242 Jardine (Sir William)

The Naturalist's Library

1834-43 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 2,000.00
32 Steuart or Stewart (Walter)

The ABC with the shorter Catechisme Appointed by the General Assembly to be a Directory for Catechising of such as are of a weaker Capacity,manuscript

1714 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,690.00
57 Paley (William)

The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

1749 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,625.00
225

.- The Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Plenary Session on Science and Sustainability

2016 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,375.00
109 Hume (David) & Tobias Smollett.

The History of England

c.1860 GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 1,062.50
9

Missale Romanum

1585 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 937.50
97 Dickens (Charles)

Our Mutual Friend

1865 GBP 100.00 - 150.00 GBP 937.50
98 Dickens (Charles)

Our Mutual Friend

1865 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 937.50
155

Magic. Supernatural.- Tales of Magic and Mystery

1927-8 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 937.50
267 Dugdale (Sir William)

The Antiquities of Warwickshire

1730 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 937.50
103 Dickens (Charles)

The Works ...

c.1880 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 875.00
163 Grahame (Kenneth)

The Wind in the Willows

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 875.00
166 Tolstoy (Count Lev Nikolayevich "Leo")

War and Peace

1938 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 875.00
181 Gorham (Maurice)

The Local

1939 GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 875.00
235 Pratt (Anne)

The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, an Ferns of Great Britain

c.1870 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 875.00
50 Fielding (Henry)

The Works

1762 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 812.50
54 Sa'di.

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

1774 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 750.00
90 Dickens (Charles)

Bleak House

1853 GBP 200.00 - 400.00 GBP 750.00
73 Thomson (W.)

The Morning of Execution, Newgate Prison

GBP 150.00 - 200.00 GBP 715.00
152 Boswell (James)

The Life of Samuel Johnson

1925 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 687.50
190 Cundall (H.M.)

Kate Greenaway Pictures

1921 GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 687.50
236 Sowerby (John Edward)

English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants

1863-99. GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 687.50
3 Machiavelli (Niccolò)

Discorsi di Niccolo Machiavelli cittadino, et segretario fiorentino sopra la prima deca di Tito Livio

?1543. GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 625.00
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> George Washington ADS, One of the Earliest in His Hand, A Survey from 1752, the Same Year He Inherited Mount Vernon.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> G.A. Custer ALS from Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory to Capt. Yates, Who Also Died at Little Bighorn, Re: Acquiring “good horses” from Kentucky for 7th Cavalry.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
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