Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs

15 Nov 2017, starting at 13:00 GMT.

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20% on the excess of £175,001 and up to £3,000,000 of the hammer price
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lots

BURTON (RICHARD) Burton's copies of twelve Shakespeare plays, with annotions, c.1944-50's

GEISEL (THEODOR) 'DR SEUSS' Boners; More Boners, FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST PRINTINGS, PRESENTATION COPIES INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "With Best wishes to Arnold Rogow, Dr. Seuss" on front free endpapers, New York, Viking Press, 1931 (2)

LINNAEUS (CARL) Document signed ("Carl. Linnaeus"), in Swedish, acknowledging receipt of his salary as Professor of Medicine and Botany at the Royal Academy for the third quarter of the year, Uppsala, 10 October 1757

WAUGH (EVELYN) Series of seven autograph letters and cards, variously signed or unsigned, to his friend, BBC producer and future biographer Christopher Sykes, Combe Florey House, 1961-63 where dated

WAUGH (EVELYN) Autograph letter signed ("Evelyn"), to Nancy Mitford ("Darling Nancy"), pondering on the death of Brian Howard and the Bruno Hat affair, Combe Florey House, 24 January 1958

CRICKET WISDEN (JOHN) Cricketer's Almanack, a long run comprising the years 1885, 1887-1888, 1890, and 1892-2011, 8vo; and the index volume for years 1864-1964, sold as a periodical (125)

ITALY - SICILY VITALE (PIETRO) La felicita' in trono sul'arrivo, acclamatione, e coronatione delle Reali Maesta di Vittorio Amedeo duca di Savoja, e di Anna d'Orleans da Francia, ed Inghilterra Re' e Regina di Sicilia Gerusalemme e Cipro, Palermo, nella Regia Stamperia di Agostino Epiro, Stampatore di S.S.R.M., 1714

ITALY - SICILY VITALE (PIETRO) Le simpatie dell'allegrezza tra Palermo capo del Regno di Sicilia e la Castiglia... relazione delle massime pompe festive de' palermitani per la vittoria ottenuta contro i collegati sù le campagne di Prihuega à 11. decembre 1710... dalla Real Maestà di Filippo V; Il tago in oreto, cioè la ricca vena delle muse palermitane, 2 parts in 1 vol., Palermo, nella Stamperia del Palazzo Senatorio di Agostino Epiro, e forte, 1721

JOHANNES DE FREIBURG [Confessionale, text begins: Incipit tractatus de instructone confessorum], and other theological texts, [Southern Germany, late fifteenth century]

LETO (GIULIO POMPONIO) Opera. Romanae historiae compendium... De Romanorum magistratibus. De sacerdotiis. De Jurisperitis. De legibus... De antiquitatibus urbis Romae libellus... Epistolae aliquot familiars. Pomponii vita per M. Antonium Sabellicum

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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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Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping please contact the Book Department.

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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