Australian Book Auctions: The Military Sale, 68, Armadale,

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/05/2014 - 05/06/2014
Page Size: 461 items in 19 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1BUFTON, John.TASMANIANS IN THE TRANSVAAL WAR.Newtown1905AUD 200.00 - 400.00AUD 503.16
2BUSHMEN’S FUND. SOUVENIR: THE AUSTRALIAN BUSHMEN’S CONTINGENTSydneyn.d. but 1900.AUD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
3BUSHMEN’S FUND. FINAL SOUVENIR. THE AUSTRALIAN BUSHMEN’S CONTINGENT IN SOUTH AFRICA 1900Sydney30 September, 1900AUD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
4CLARK, John Matthew.“RIDGES & VALLEYS. MANUSCRIPT BY JOHN MATTHEW CLARK”.[Australiacirca 1910s – 1930s.AUD 100.00 - 200.00AUD 95.84
5COURTNEY, J.H. and C.P.S.SOUTH AFRICA 1899 – 1902. SOUVENIR OF 1st BATTALION, 5th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY REGIMENT. LIEUTENANT COLONEL J.H. COURTNEY, V.D. COMMANDING.Melbourne1912AUD 300.00 - 500.00AUD 311.48
6DALY, Colonel F.A.B.BOER WAR MEMORIES: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES… ON THE EARLY STAGES OF THE BOER WAR, 1899 – 1900.MelbourneNovember 1935.AUD 80.00 - 120.00AUD 83.86
7EXAMINER PRINT (publlisher).SOUVENIR OF TASMANIAN CONTINGENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899 – 1900Launceston[1900].AUD 500.00 - 800.00AUD 1,317.80
8[FIRST AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY REGIMENT]. THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY REGIMENT MILITIA (N.S.W.) HISTORICAL RECORD AND JUBILEE 1854 – 1904. COMPILED FROM REGIMENTAL RECORDS, Etc.Sydneyn.d. but circa 1905.AUD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
9[FIRST AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT] LIST OF OFFICERS OF THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT, SOUTH AFRICAN FIELD FORCE, FROM 26th NOVEMBER, 1899, TO 7th APRIL, 1900.No imprint but South Africa1900AUD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
10“FERRES, Arthur” [John William KEVIN].“THE CONTINGENT”.Italia1900AUD 100.00 - 200.00AUD 83.86
11FOX, Frank, “Frank RENAR”.BUSHMAN AND BUCCANEER. HARRY MORANT: HIS ‘VENTURES AND VERSES. BY FRANK RENAR. WITH MANY ILLUSTRATIONS, AND A MAP SHOWING THE BUSHVELDT CARBINEERS’ OPERATIONS.Sydney1902AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00AUD 1,916.80
12GORDON, Joseph Maria.THE CHRONICLES OF A GAY GORDON.London1921AUD 80.00 - 120.00Not Sold
13GREEN, James.THE STORY OF THE BUSHMEN: BEING NOTES OF A CHAPLAIN.Sydney1903AUD 200.00 - 400.00AUD 215.64
14HUTTON, Major-General Sir Edward Thomas Henry.1st MOUNTED INFANTRY BRIGADE. STAFF.Bloemfonteinn.d. but 1900 – 1901.AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00AUD 1,437.60
15HUTTON, Major-General Sir Edward Thomas Henry.OPERATIONS OF GENERAL HUTTON’S FORCE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN. 1900. ITINERARY MAPS AND PLANS OF ENGAGEMENT[Londonn.d. but 1901.AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
16“LEADER, The”.THE “LEADER” SOUVENIR OF THE DEPARTURE OF THE VICTORIAN CONTINGENT TO THE TRANSVAAL. OCT. 28TH 1899.Melbourne1899AUD 160.00 - 240.00AUD 287.52
17LEIST, Frederick William.“OUR BUSHIES PASSING ALONG PITT STREET, SYDNEY”Sydney1900AUD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
18LEIST, Frederick William.“THE FIRST VICTORIA CROSS IN NEW SOUTH WALES: CONGRATULATIONS FROM VETERANS”Sydney1900AUD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
19LEIST, Frederick William.“MAFEKING DAY AT SYDNEY: ILLUMINATIONS AT THE GENERAL POST OFFICE”Sydney1900AUD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
20LEWIS, Major R.C.ON THE VELDT: A PLAIN NARRATIVE OF SERVICE AFIELD IN SOUTH AFRICA.Hobart1902AUD 400.00 - 500.00AUD 431.28
21MACDONALD, Donald.HOW WE KEPT THE FLAG FLYING: THE SIEGE OF LADYSMITH THROUGH AUSTRALIAN EYES.London1900AUD 200.00 - 400.00Not Sold
22MURRAY, Lieutenant-Colonel P.L.OFFICIAL RECORDS OF THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY CONTING-ENTS TO THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA. COMPILED AND EDITED FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE.Melbourne[1911].AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
23N.S.W. BOOKSTALL. THE NEW SOUTH WALES CONTINGENTS FOR SOUTH AFRICA: BEING A PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE ORGANISATION OF THE COLONY’S FORCES FOR ACTIVE SERVICE, AND THE SCENES OF UNPARALLELED ENTHUSIASM MARKING THEIR DEPARTURE FOR THE FRONT.Sydney1900AUD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
24[NEW SOUTH WALES CONTINGENT] AUSTRALIA’S MESSAGE HOME… A SOUVENIR COMMEMORATING THE DEPARTURE OF THE N.S.W. CONTINGENT. JANUARY 17th, 1900No imprint: [Sydney?]AUD 300.00 - 600.00AUD 311.48
25NEW SOUTH WALES MOUNTED RIFLES. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES MOUNTED RIFLES: 1888 – 1913.Sydneyn.d. but circa 1914.AUD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
  • <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 $16,250.
  • <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> China: The Camera Collection. An extensive collection of material from archives of John David Zumbrun and Camera Craft. Sold for US$ 317,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> Chernikhov, Yakov Geogievich. 1889-1951. <i>Architectural Cycles</i>. Sold for US$ 425,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> Turing, Alan Mathison. 1912-1954. On Computable Numbers, Application to the Entscheidungsproblem. Sold for US$ 50,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> CHERNIKHOV, YAKOV GEORGIEVICH. 1889-1951. Sold for US$ 173,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> GÖDEL, KURT. On Undecidable Propositions of Formal Mathematical Systems. Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD and LARRY GROBEL. Original Cassette Tape of an interview of Nobel prize winning physicist. Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> A D-Day 48 star Ensign flown from LST-493, 6th June 1944. Sold for US$ 386,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> A Rare Enigma three rotor Enciphering Machine Germany circa 1942-44. Sold for US$ 92,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> Anonymous, alithographic poster, 1939. Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium
  • <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 10. Bowdich (T. Edward). Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee. Est. £700-£1,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 14. Burton (Richard F). Two Trips to Gorilla Land, and the Cataracts of the Congo. Est. £500-£800.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 19. Cook (James & King, James). A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean...<br>Est. £6,000-£8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 74. Loutherbourg (P.J. de). The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales From Drawings. Est. £800-£1,200.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 90. Curtis (William). The Botanical Magazine or Flower-Garden Displayed, 10 vols. Est. £800-£1,200
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 112. British Isles. Ortelius (Abraham), Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar Insularum Descriptio [1573]. Est. £400-£600.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 141. India. Mercator (Gerard & Hondius Henricus), India Orientalis, c.1613. Est. £500-£800.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 232. Shepard (Ernest Howard, 1879-1976). Danse Micawber.<br>Est. £250-£350.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 250. Dukes of Cambridge. An Account of the Succession of the Earls.<br>Est. £1,500-£2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 262. Missing Persons Reward Broadside. £100 Reward. Youth missing from his Home.<br>Est. £100-£150.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 273. [Royal Banquet Broadside]. Dedicated to the Right Hon. the Lady Mayoress. Est. £200-£300.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 289. Chinese Rubbings. A series of original rubbings of Luohan or Buddhist holy men. Qing dynasty.<br>Est. £700-£1,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 309. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament, and the New.<br>Est. £500-£800.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 311. French Royal Armorial Binding. Etrennes aux Amateurs de la Vie. Est. £1,200-£1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 335. Hobbes (Thomas). Elements of Philosophy, the First Section, Body. Est. £3,000-£5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 371. [Bulwer, John]. Chirologia: Or the Naturall Language of the Hand. Est. £300-£500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 457. Eliot (T.S.). The Waste Land, first appearnace, in The Criterion.<br>Est. £1,500-£2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 478. [Rowling, J. K.]. The Silkworm [by] Robert Galbraith, 1st edition, Sphere, 2014, Signed.<br>Est. £200-£300.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 482. Wilde (Oscar). A Woman of No Importance, John Lane, 1894.<br>Est. £1,200-£1,800.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctions July 23rd:</b> Lot 500. Denham (H.M.). Sailing Directions from Point Lynas to Liverpool. Est. £200-£300.
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