Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs

15 Nov 2017, starting at 13:00 GMT.

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Most manuscripts over fifty years old, and certain other lots, will require export licences in order to leave the UK or Europe. We can apply for these on your behalf. Please contact the Book Department if you would like further guidance.


lots

BALDNESS HUCBALD OF SAINT AMAND. De laude calvorum... mirabile opus centum triginta trium versuum, in quo omnia verba a litera C incipiunt, Louvain, Hieronymus Wellaeus, 1562

GRIS (JUAN) RADIGUET (RAYMOND) Denise. Illustré de lithographies par Juan Gris, ONE OF 112 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, Paris, Éditions de la Galerie Simon, [1926]

PETRARCH Trionfi [a large fragment in a contemporary verse collection], [Northern Italy, third quarter of the fifteenth century]

ITALY - MANUSCRIPT Document conferring a Doctorate of Theology on Nicolaus Falconius of Florence on behalf of the University of Pisa, Pisa, 1608

LORCA (FEDERICO GARCIA) Poema del cante jondo, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, Madrid, Ediciones Ulises, 1931

MAZARIN (JULES, Cardinal) BENEDETTI (ELPIDIO) Pompa funebre nell' esequie celebrate in Roma al Cardinal Mazarini, 5 parts in one vol., Rome, Stamperia della Reverenda Camera Apostolica, 1661

GREENE (GRAHAM) Autograph letter, signed and subscribed ("Affectionately, Graham"), to "Dear Father Martindale", written on the back of three photographs, [Malacca, 17 January 1950]

THAMES TUNNEL Presentation manuscript, in a calligraphic hand, of Benjamin Schlick's "Rapport sur le chemin sous la Tamise dit tunnel par le Chevr. Benjn. Schlick", [1837]; with a copy of his lithographed report

HONG KONG Presentation scroll signed by James Whittall, Tai-pan of Jardine Matheson and member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, and nearly 250 leading inhabitants, to Commander H.C. St John RN, 1866; with his medicine box

WORLD WAR II - AIR FORCE AND OPERATION NEPTUNE Despatch by Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory... Air Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force to the Supreme Allied Commander, Allied Expeditionary Forces, small folio (4)

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:
25% on the first £175,000 of the hammer price
20% on the excess of £175,001 and up to £3,000,000 of the hammer price
12.5% on the excess of £3,000,001 of the hammer price
VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.
The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalogue for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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EXPORT LICENCES

Most manuscripts over fifty years old, and certain other lots, will require export licences in order to leave the UK or Europe. We can apply for these on your behalf. Please contact the Book Department if you would like further guidance.

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AR Artists Resale Right

Goods subject to Artists Resale Right Additional Premium.

Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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* Import low rate

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Y CITES

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Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

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