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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 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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