Bloomsbury Auctions: Bibliophile, 36109, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/23/2014 - 01/23/2014
Page Size: 581 items in 24 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Bowdich (Thomas Edward)Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee, 1819GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 671.00
2Burton (Sir Richard Francis)First Footsteps in East Africa ; or, an Exploration of Harar, 2 engraved maps 1856GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 391.00
3Livingstone (David and Charles)Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi, 1865GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 318.00
4Selous (Frederick Courteney)Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia, 1896GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 110.00
5Stanley (Sir Henry Morton) Coomassie and Magdala, first edition , half-title, portrait frontispiece 1874GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,098.00
6Verner (Willoughby)Sketches in the Soudan, 1885GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
7Bryant (William Cullen, editor ) Picturesque America..., 2 vol., additional engraved titles, engraved plates New York1872-4GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 74.00
8 Douglass (Frederick)Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 196.00
9 Robertson (William)The History of America, 2 vol., folding engraved map , volCork1778GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
10Eyries (J.B.)Voyage Pittoresque en Asia et en Afrique,Paris1839GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 74.00
11 Klaproth (Julius)Tableau Historique, Geeographique, Ethnographique et Politique du Caucase GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 244.00
12 Stein (M. A.)Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan, GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 366.00
13Aldeburgh, Suffolk & elsewhere. Album of watercolours and drawings 1830s-40s, mounted or tipped-in in a mid-19th century album with the name of "Alethea" on upper cover, worn, upper board detached, lower board lacking, oblong 4to,GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 1,159.00
14Bazancourt (CAsar Lecat, Baron de ) Les expeditions de Chine et..., 1861-1862GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 244.00
15Nelson (Harold Hayden, Field Director)Reliefs and Inscriptions at Karnak Volume I, Plates 1-78Chicago1936GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 86.00
16Batty (Lieut. Col. Robert) Select Views of Some of the Principal Cities of Europe 1832GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 269.00
17[?Blaeu (Johan and Willem)]Tractuum Borussiae, circa Gedanum et Elbingam, ab incolis Werder arpellati, c.1650GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 122.00
18Gardnor (John)Views Taken On and Near the River Rhine, at Aix la Chapelle and on the River Maese, 1792GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 244.00
19 Lance's Upper Rhine, 1850sGBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 49.00
20Wordsworth (Christopher)Journal of a Tour in Italy, 2 vol., presentation copy from the author to... 1863GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 183.00
21Young (Arthur)Travels during the years 1787, 1788 & 1789..., 1794GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 293.00
22Moore (John)A Journal during a Residence in France,1792GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 122.00
23 Petit (Victor)Souvenirs des Pyrenees..., chromolithographed title and 34 tinted or... Pauc.1860GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 244.00
24 Pugin (Augustus Charles) and Heath (Charles)Paris and its Environs,Robert Jennings1829GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 37.00
25Golovnin (Vasilii Mikhailovich)Voyage de M. Golovnin, Paris1818.?GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 366.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London.<br>US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DRURY, JOTHAM. PLANNING THE BOSTON TEA PARTY. Autograph Document Signed. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. US$ 50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI IN 1862. Albumen print photograph. US$ 1,000 - 1,500.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. US$ 15,000 - 20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [EDISON, THOMAS ALVA. 1847-1931.] Engraved $1 Bill, Endorsed and Signed by Charles L. Clarke on face. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. US$ 15,000 - 25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CASSIDY, BUTCH. Carte-de-visite police photograph.<br>US$ 20,000 - 30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [BUFFALO BILL.] <i>The Great Train Hold-Up & Bandit Hunters of the Union Pacific</i>. US$ 3,000 - 5,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
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