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Auction Name Prints Total Sales (GBP) 684,737.00
Auction Date 07/15/2014 - 07/15/2014 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 464,300.00
Sale Number #21601 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 675,700.00
Total Lots 146
Sold Lots 85 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 819,300.00
% of Lots Sold 58.22% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 1,199,400.00
Unsold Lots 61 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 57.09%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
121 Lucian Freud Pluto Aged Twelve 2000 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 85,300.00
18 Sybil Andrews CPE Racing 1934 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 43,750.00
76 Salvador Dali Dante Alighieri: La Divine ComAdie 100 3 folios 1960-64 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 40,000.00
4 Albrecht Durer St Jerome in his study unframed 1514 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 32,500.00
25 Ethel Spowers Children's Hoops 1936 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 30,000.00
7 Joseph Mallord William Turner Liber Studiorum 71 in 2 folio boxes 1807-1819 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 27,500.00
27 Ethel Spowers The Rain Cloud 1931 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 26,250.00
143 Andy Warhol Apple, from Ads 1985 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 22,500.00
15 Sybil Andrews CPE The Giant Cable or The New Cable 1931 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 18,750.00
101 David Hockney Kaisarion and All His Beauty 1961 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 13,125.00
19 Sybil Andrews CPE The Timber Jim 1932 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 12,500.00
6 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn Peter and John healing the cripple at the gate of the temple 1659 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
13 Cyril Edward Power Skaters circa 1932 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
29 Eveline W. Syme Belgian Street circa 1931 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
81 Various Artists Eddy Batache: La MysticitA Charnelle de RenA Crevel 13 vol 1976 by Editions Georges Visat GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 8,750.00
45 Henri Matisse Danseuse endormie au divan, from Dix Danseuses unframed 1925-6 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,500.00
40 Otto Dix Der SelbstmArder, Plate I from Tod und Auferstehung unframed 1922 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
54 Marc Chagall Peace Rediscovered, from The Odyssea II 1975 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
95 Sir Peter Blake Alphabet 26 unframed 1991 GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
103 David Hockney RA Pool Made with Paper and Blue Ink for Book unframed & vol 1980 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
122 Jeff Koons Puppy (Vase) 1998 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
146 Roy Lichtenstein Yellow Brushstroke 1985 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 8,125.00
32 Dame Eileen Mayo Water Carrier GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
94 Patrick Caulfield Some Poems of Jules Laforgue 28 vol 1973 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
104 David Hockney RA Vertical Dogs 1995 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 7,500.00
  • <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 $16,250.
  • <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> The Gemini Collection of Modern Prints and Illustrated Books.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 48. CHAGALL, MARC. 1887-1985.<br>Est. US$ 300,000-500,000.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 59. DALI, SALVADOR. SPANISH, 1904-1989. OVID. Est. US$ 8,000-12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 85. GANYMED. MEIER-GRAEFE, JULIUS, editor. Est. US$ 10,000-15,000.
    <b>Bonhams 28 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 112. MIRÓ, JOAN. SPANISH, 1893-1983. ÉLUARD, PAUL. À toute épreuve.<br>Est. US$ 35,000-55,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 48. KEPLER, JOHANNES. 1571-1630.<br>Est. US$ 25,000-35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 58. RITCHEY, GEORGE WILLIS. 1864-1945. Est. US$ 450,000-550,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 74. WALLICH, NATHANIEL. 1786-1854. Est. US$ 35,000-55,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 80. DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. Autograph Letter Signed ("C. Darwin"). Est. US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 October 2014:</b><br>HISTORY OF SCIENCE.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 245. HELMHOLTZ SOUND SYNTHESIZER. HELMHOLTZ, HERMANN VON. 1821-1894. Est. US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 262. MANHATTAN PROJECT VIEWING WINDOW. Heavily leaded glass.<br>Est. US$ 150,000-250,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 271. WOVEN SILK PORTRAIT OF JACQUARD. Est. US$ 20,000-30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Oct 2014:</b> Lot 286. APPLE. Apple 1 Motherboard.<br>Est. US$ 300,000-500,000.
  • <b>Archives International November 4th, Session 2, Part XXI.</b> Sale starts at 10:30 am EST.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 668. Banca Agricola Sarda, 1873 Issue Specimen Banknote.<br>Est $600.00-1200.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 730. Bono De Caja, El Banco Central Mexicano, 1899 Specimen Banknote. Est $1250.00-2500.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 751. State Bank of Pakistan, 1973-1978 Presentation Booklet with 5 Different Specimen Banknotes.<br>Est $5000.00-10000.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 759. Palestine Currency Board, 1929 High Grade Issue Banknote, One of 2 Sequential Notes Being Offered.<br>Est $6000.00-12000.00.
    <b>Archives International November 4th, Session 2, Part XXI.</b> Sale starts at 10:30 am EST.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 966. National Base Ball League, ca. 1880's Advertising Note from Minnesota. Est $800.00-1600.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 973. Important Historical Vignette. NY. New York. Nassau Bank. $1. 1850's. Proof on card. NY-1780.<br>Est $600.00-1200.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 1053. British American Bank Note Company Engravers & Printers, ND (ca.1860's) Dramatic Proof Security Printer. Est $5000.00-10,000.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 1078. United States Treasury, Assistant Treasurer of the United States at Philadelphia, Gold Coin Certific. Est $12500.00-25000.00.
    <b>Archives International November 4th, Session 2, Part XXI.</b> Sale starts at 10:30 am EST.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 1104. Federal Reserve Note, $20 1934 D Specimen Banknote. New York, New York. Fr.#2058-B.<br>Est $5000.00-10,000.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 1105. Uncut Sheet of Six Alexander City, Alabama Small Size Nationals. $5 1929 Type 2, First National Bank. Est $4000.00-6000.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b> Lot 1233. Palestine, 1934 20 Mils, NGC Graded MS 62. Est $500.00-1000.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b><br>Lot 1423. Important Louisiana Exposition Medal. 1885-86.<br>Est $500.00-1000.00.
    <b>Archives International Nov 4th:</b><br>Lot 1441. Rare Grover Cleveland Indian Peace Medal. 1885.<br>Est $3000.00-5000.00.
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