Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
12 Jun 2012, starting at 14:00 BST.

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LOTS
 of 165
  • Lot 1
    BACON (FRANCIS) Sylva Sylvarum... fifth Edition, 1639; and 3 others (4)
    Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    BARTHOLOMAEUS ANGLICUS De proprietatis rerum, 1535
    Sold for £27,500 (US$ 46,222) inc. premium

  • Lot 3
    BEDE, The Venerable The Historie of the Church of England... Translated out of Latin into English by Thomas Stapleton, 1622
    Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,824) inc. premium

  • Lot 4
    CHAUCER (GEOFFREY) The Workes... Newlie Printed, 1561
    Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium

  • Lot 5
    ENS (GASPAR) Nucleus Historico-Politicus, 1618; and another bound in one vol.
    Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    EVELYN (JOHN) Numismata. A Discourse of Medals, 1697
    Sold for £600 (US$ 1,008) inc. premium

  • Lot 7
    FOXE (JOHN) The First Volume of the Ecclesiasticall History... Actes and Monumentes...Sufferyng of Martyrs, 1570
    Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,454) inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    GILDAS The Epistle... Faithfully Translated out of the Orginall Latine [by Thomas Abington], 1638; and 3 others (4)
    Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,995) inc. premium

  • Lot 9
    HAKLUYT (RICHARD) The Principal Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation, 3 vol. in 2, FIRST EDIITON, 1598-1600
    Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,909) inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    LUDOLF (HIOB) A New History of Ethiopia... Second Edition, 1984; and 3 others (4)
    Sold for £725 (US$ 1,218) inc. premium

  • Lot 14
    MARVELL (ANDREW) Miscellaneous Poems, 1681; and another (2)
    Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium

  • Lot 15
    MATTHEW, of Westminster. Flores historiam, 1570
    Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,202) inc. premium

  • Lot 17
    PURCELL (HENRY) Orpheus Britannicus, vol. one (of 2)
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium

  • Lot 19
    THUCYDIDES Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre... Out of the Greeke by Thomas Hobbes, FINE COPY, 1634
    Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium

  • Lot 21
    WALLIS (JOHN) A Treatise of Algebra, 1685
    Sold for £6,500 (US$ 10,925) inc. premium

  • Lot 22*
    ANNE, Queen. Letter signed ("Anne R") and subscribed, in French, to the Dowager Duchess of Savoy, 1708
    Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,941) inc. premium

  • Lot 23
    ANTONISZOON (CORNELIS) The Safegard of Saylers, or Great Rutter. Contayning the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Flouds and Ebbes, with the Markes for the Entring of Sundry Harboroughs, both of England, France, Spaine, Ireland, Flaunders, and the Sounds of Denmarke, with Other Necessary Rules of Common Navigation. Translated...by Robert Norman, 1632
    Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium

  • Lot 24
    ATLAS - WORLD. MARTIN (ROBERT MONTGOMERY) The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World. [1851]
    Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium

  • Lot 25
    ATLAS - WORLD. Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 3 vol. in one vol. (including "The Stars in Six Maps"), 1849
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium

  • Lot 26
    AUDEN (W.H.) Portrait of W.H. Auden by Mark Gerson, 1951
    £600 - 800
    US$ 1,000 - 1,300

  • Lot 27
    BEARDSLEY (AUBREY) Beardsley's illustrated copy of Stéphane Mallarmé's L'après midi d'une faune, with the autograph decorations by Beardsley [c.1893]
    Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,313) inc. premium

  • Lot 28
    BEEBE (WILLIAM) A Monograph of the Pheasants, 4 vol., FIRST EDITIONS, NUMBER 179 OF 600 COPIES, 1918
    £2,000 - 3,000
    US$ 3,400 - 5,000

  • Lot 29
    BEERBOHM (MAX) Autograph self-caricature, signed, 1899
    Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium

  • Lot 30
    BLACKBURNE (ANNA) Autograph Letter of Wishes appended to her will by the botanist Anna Blackburne, 1792
    Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium

  • Lot 31
    BOLTON (JAMES) Harmonia Ruralis, or, an Essay towards a Natural History of British Song Birds... New Edition, Revised and Augmented, 2 vol. bound in one, 1845
    Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,941) inc. premium

  • Lot 32
    BRIGHT (RICHARD) Reports of Medical Cases, Selected with a View of Illustrating the Symptoms and Cure of Diseases by a Reference to Morbid Anatomy, vol. one (of 3), 1827
    £8,000 - 12,000
    US$ 13,000 - 20,000

  • Lot 33
    BRONTË (CHARLOTTE) Autograph letter signed ("C Brontë"), to Miss Holmes, complimenting her on her book, 1852
    Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,909) inc. premium

  • Lot 34
    BROOKE (RUPERT) Photographic partrait by Sherrill Scheel, [1913]
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium

  • Lot 35
    BRUNEL (ISAMBARD KINGDOM) Estimates and plans for the construction of docks at Gloucester for the Gloucester Dean Forest Railway in 1846
    Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium

  • Lot 36
    BUNNY (EDMUND) Of Divorce for Adulterie, and Marrying Againe; that There is No Sufficient Warrant So to Do, 1610
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,781) inc. premium

  • Lot 37
    CARICATURE - McLEAN (THOMAS) A Select Collection of Humorous Engravings, Caricatures &c. By Various Artists. Selected & Arranged by Thomas McLean, [c.1827-1829]
    Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium

  • Lot 38
    CARICATURE "Caricatures by Cruikshank, Rowlandson, Woodward, Etc. 1799-1822"
    Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium

  • Lot 39
    CARTER (HOWARD) The remaining papers of Howard Carter, retained by the Carter family, comprising autograph drafts of his account of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, lecture notes on the discovery, incoming correspondence, including letters from fellow Egyptologists and copies of outgoing letters, photographs, equipment used by him as an archaeologist, and material relating to his own death and funerary rites
    Sold for £109,250 (US$ 183,629) inc. premium

  • Lot 40
    CHINA - TIENTSIN and PEKING An album of 24 topographical and architectural views of the Imperial Palace, temples and street scenes [c.1885]
    Sold for £13,750 (US$ 23,111) inc. premium

  • Lot 41
    CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Photograph signed ("WSChurchill" on mount"), showing Churchill seated with his right arm resting on the edge of the Cabinet table, [c.1941]
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium

  • Lot 42
    CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Photograph signed an dated on mount ("Winston S. Churchill/ 1951"), showing Churchill half-length seated in a bergère, 1951
    Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,995) inc. premium

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