Bloomsbury Auctions: Antiquarian Books, 36118, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
07/17/2014 - 07/17/2014
Page Size: 418 items in 17 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1[Morris (Henry, printer ) [ An almost complete collection of books issued by the press] GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 12,400.00
2 Collection (A) of Receipts in Cookery, Physick and Surgery, for the Use of all Good Wives, Tender Mothers, and Careful Nurses. By Several Hands, GBP 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
3Morris (Henry) & others.Five on Paper: A Collection of Five Essays on Papermaking, Books and Relevant Matters, GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
4Morris (Henry)Omnibus: Instructions for amateur papermakers..., GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
5Voorn (Henk)Old Ream Wrappers: An Essay on Early Ream Wrappers of Antiquarian Interest, GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
6[Morris (Henry)]The Bird & Bull Commonplace Book, GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
7Sumner (James)The Mysterious Marbler, 1976GBP 350.00 - 450.00Not Sold
8Weimann (Christopher)Marbled Papers: being a Collection of Twenty-Two Contemporary Hand-Marbled Papers..., GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
9Barrett (Timothy)Nagashizuki: The Japanese Craft of Hand Papermaking, 1979GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold
10Wolfe (Richard J.)Jacob Bigelow's American Medical Botany 1817-1821, 1979GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
11[Morris (Henry)], "Theodore Bachaus".Private Presses of San Serriffe, 1980GBP 150.00 - 200.00Not Sold
12Taylor (W.Thomas) & Henry Morris.Twenty-One Years of Bird & Bull: A Bibliography, 1958-1979 , 1980GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
13McClure (Floyd Alonzo)Chinese Handmade Paper, 1986GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
14Heaney (Howell) & others.Three Lions and the Cross of Lorraine: Bartholomaeus Anglicus, John of Trevisa, John Tate, Wynkyn de Worde, and De Proprietatibus Rerum , Newtown, Pa., 1992GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
15Middleton (Bernard)Recollections: My Life in Bookbinding, 1995GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
16Morris (Henry)Broadside Vignettes [and] Vignettes, Newtown, Pa., 1997-99.GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
17Morris (Henry, editor )Dard Hunter & Son, Newtown, Pa., 1998GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
18Arbuckle (Clyde)History of San Jose, original green morocco, GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 248.00
19King (Ronald)The White Alphabet, Guildford, 1984GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 546.00
20Grastorf (Dennis J.)Wood Type of The Angelica Press, 4 parts, GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 174.00
21Keats (John)Unpublished Poem to His Sister Fanny April, 1818GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 372.00
22Lee (Brian North)Bookplates and Labels by Leo Wyatt, GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 273.00
23Marks (Lillian)Saul Marks and the Plantin Press, Los Angeles, 1980GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 397.00
24Waters (Peter, binder , 1930-2003) Thomas (Dylan)Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices. A Reproduction of the Illuminated Manuscript by Sheila Waters, Santa Ana, Ca., 1989GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 248.00
25Wheat (Carl I.)Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861, San Francisco, 1957-63.GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 323.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Bernard Romans, <i>Map of the Seat of Civil War in America</i>, Philadelphia, 1775. Sold October 10, 2013 for $173,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> First Confederate imprint announcing the dissolution of the Union, Charleston, SC, December 20, 1860. Sold October 10, 2013 for $37,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.L. Hobson, <i>A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection of Sir Percival David BT.</i>, F.S.A., 1934. Sold October 24, 2013 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in French and Latin, France, circa 1500. Sold November 12, 2013 for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Rex Stout, <i>Fer-de-Lance</i>, first edition, 1934. Sold November 21, 2013 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Group of five autograph letters signed by Albert Einstein, grappling with gravitation before publishing his General Theory, 1910-15. Sold November 26, 2013 for $161,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, <i>Their Search for Small</i>, pen-and-ink illustration for page 39 of A.A. Milne's House at Pooh Corner, 1928. Sold January 23, 2014 for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harriet Jacobs, <i>Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl, Written by Herself</i>, first edition, 1861. Sold March 27, 2014 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Johann Schöner, <i>Opera Mathematica</i>, first collected edition, Nuremberg, 1551. Sold April 3, 2014 for $62,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio</i>, first edition of the first Vesalian piracy, 1545. Sold May 1, 2014 for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edward Gorey, posters for the New York City Ballet, 1974-75. Sold May 7, 2014 for $2,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Meadow Lark. Plate CXXXVI</i>, hand-colored plate from The Birds of America,1832. Sold June 3, 2014 for $16,250.
  • <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 9. HORAE. Illuminated manuscript on vellum.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 55. KELMSCOTT PRESS. CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. Edited by F.S. Ellis.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 57. SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. SPENSER, EDMUND. 1930-32.<br>Est. $15,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 87. RIVERA, DIEGO. 1886-1957. Manuscript album in various hands.<br>Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 108. ARCTIC PHOTOGRAPHY. WHITNEY, HARRY. 1873-1936. Album of 188 photographs. Est. $10,000-$15,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 110. BRAZIL. DE MORAES, JOSÉ. Portuguese Manuscript on paper.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 120. FLORIDABLANCA, MOÑINO Y REDONDO, JOSÉ CONDE DE. 1728-1808. Manuscript in Spanish on paper. Est. $25,000-$35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 155. THOMSON, JOHN. 1837-1921. Illustrations of China and its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs. Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 156. VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage Of Discovery To The North Pacific Ocean, And Round The World. Est. $18,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 184. WHITMAN, WALT. 1819-1892. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"). Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 219. HOUGH, ROMEYN BECK. 1857-1924. The American Woods, Exhibited by Actual Specimens and with Copious Explanatory. Est. $20,000-$30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 280. WAGNER, RICHARD. Autograph Musical Quotation Signed ("Richard Wagner"). Est. $12,000-$18,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
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