Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs, including the Property of the late Michael Silverman
22 Nov 2011, starting at 10:30 GMT.

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 of 577
  • Lot 1
    ADAM (ROBERT) Autograph letter signed, 1772
    Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    ADAM (ROBERT) Lease signed by Robert Adam, and by his brother and fellow architect James, 1791
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium

  • Lot 3
    ARNE (THOMAS) The Music in the Masque of Comus. Written by Milton. As it Was Perform'd at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane... Opera Prima, FIRST EDITION OF THE PRINTED SCOERE, SIGNED ON THTE TITLE-PAGE ("T: A: Arne") of the first edition of the printed score of The Musick in the Masque of Comus, [1740]
    Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium

  • Lot 4
    ARNOLD (MATTHEW) Three autograph letters signed, 1860 and 1863
    Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium

  • Lot 5
    ARNOLD (THOMAS) Autograph letter signed, to Robert Baldwin, 1837
    Sold for £212 (US$ 357) inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    AUDEN (W.H.) Autograph manuscript of his poem 'A Free One', on the reverse of an autograph letter signed to C. Day-Lewis, [?March 1929]
    Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium

  • Lot 7
    BARING-GOULD (SABINE)
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    BARNES (WILLIAM) Autograph letter signed, to the Chevalier de Chatelain, 1875
    Sold for £300 (US$ 504) inc. premium

  • Lot 9
    BEERBOHM (MAX) Three autograph letters signed, undated; and the final page of another (4)
    Sold for £312 (US$ 525) inc. premium

  • Lot 10
    BEERBOHM (MAX) Autograph self-caricature signed ("Max") and inscribed ("Moi-même – Rouen 94"), 1894; with an autograph letter signed (2)
    Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium

  • Lot 11
    BENNETT (ARNOLD) Collection of typescripts and manuscript drafts for plays, [1922-1928]
    Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    BLACKSTONE (WILLIAM) Autograph letter signed to the pioneering Shakespearean scholar George Steevens, 1780
    Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium

  • Lot 13
    BLUNDEN (EDMUND) Autograph letter signed, to his friend and fellow poet Ralph Hodgson, 1922; and an inscribed copy of 'Old Homes' (2)
    £200 - 300
    US$ 340 - 500

  • Lot 14
    BRITTEN (BENJAMIN) Autograph musical quotation Signed: comprising the opening bar of the "Prologue" to Peter Grimes, 1947
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium

  • Lot 15
    BRITTEN (BENJAMIN) Autograph musical quotation signed, [c.1960]
    Sold for £87 (US$ 147) inc. premium

  • Lot 16
    BRONTË (REV PATRICK) Autograph letter signed ("P. Brontë"), to the Haworth stationer John Greenwood, 1850
    Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium

  • Lot 17
    BRONTË and MARTINEAU Autograph letter signed by Harriet Martineau, to Mrs [Julia Anne] Barkworth, enclosing Villette, [1853]
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium

  • Lot 18
    BRONTËS' YORKSHIRE Poetical notebook of Laura Wilson Barker of Thirkleby, early 1850s
    £200 - 300
    US$ 340 - 500

  • Lot 19
    BROWNING (ELIZABETH BARRETT) Autograph letter signed, [1845]
    Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,084) inc. premium

  • Lot 20
    BROWNING (ROBERT) Autograph letter signed, to "My dear Reuben", 1868
    Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,941) inc. premium

  • Lot 21
    BURGESS (ANTHONY) Typed sonnet signed, Rome, 1974
    Sold for £225 (US$ 378) inc. premium

  • Lot 22
    BURGHLEY and Sir EDWARD HOBY Autograph minute signed by William Cecil, Lord Burghley, [1596]; and a letter signed by Hoby (2)
    Sold for £225 (US$ 378) inc. premium

  • Lot 23
    BURNEY (FANNY) Autograph letter in the third person, as Madame d'Arblay, 1814
    Sold for £500 (US$ 840) inc. premium

  • Lot 24
    BURNEY (FANNY) Autograph letter in the third person, as Madame d'Arblay, [?1813]
    Sold for £500 (US$ 840) inc. premium

  • Lot 25
    BYRON (GEORGE GORDON, Lord) Autograph free-front signed, 1813
    Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium

  • Lot 26
    BYRON (GEORGE GORDON, Lord) Four letters signed, to the Greek patriot Giorgio Vitali at Leghorn, 1823
    Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,808) inc. premium

  • Lot 27
    CARLYLE (JANE WELSH) Autograph letter signed, [1852]
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 28
    CARLYLE (THOMAS) Autograph letter signed, 1868
    Sold for £275 (US$ 462) inc. premium

  • Lot 29
    CARLYLE (THOMAS) Autograph letter signed and autograph quotation signed, 1865 and 1845
    £300 - 400
    US$ 500 - 670

  • Lot 30
    CARLYLE (THOMAS) Autograph letter signed, 1851
    £300 - 400
    US$ 500 - 670

  • Lot 31
    CARLYLE (THOMAS) Two autograph letters signed, to the diarist Caroline Fox, 1847 and 1849
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium

  • Lot 32
    CATHER (WILLA) Autograph letter signed, no year
    Sold for £175 (US$ 294) inc. premium

  • Lot 33
    CHARLES I and THE CIVIL WAR."The humble petition of George Druell, Lieutenant", addressed to King Charles I", undated
    Sold for £312 (US$ 525) inc. premium

  • Lot 34
    CHESTERFIELD (PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of) Autograph letter, [c.1765]
    £200 - 300
    US$ 340 - 500

  • Lot 35
    CHESTERFIELD (PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of) Document Signed, 1731
    £300 - 400
    US$ 500 - 670

  • Lot 36
    CHESTERFIELD (PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, fourth Earl of) Autograph letter signed, to "Sr" [George Lyttelton], 1737
    Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium

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