Past Auction

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 10am EDT |
New York
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  • Auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on April 17, 2019
  • First Edition of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility in Period Binding Realizes $50,000
  • First Octavo Edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America Sells for $43,750

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle’s Rare Books, Autographs & Maps auction on April 17, 2019 showcased Americana; important English, American, and European literature of all periods; travel and sporting books; and illustrated volumes including atlases and color plate books. A wide selection first edition novels and rare manuscripts highlighted the sale, chief among them were first editions of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma that totaled a stunning $112,500. Also selling exceptionally strongly was a first octavo edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America that achieved $43,750. Animated bidding drove strong prices across all categories, with an impressive 89% sold by lot and 93% sold by value.


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  • Estate of Elizabeth and Donald Ebel
  • Estate of Elizabeth H. Fuller
  • Estate of Frances "Peggy" Brooks
  • Estate of George Labalme, Jr.
  • Estate of Marian Clark Adolphson, CT
  • Estate of Peter Mayer
  • Estate of Robin Gottlieb
  • Estate of Suzanne Schrag
  • Property of a Gentleman
  • Property of a Maine Collector
  • Property of a New York Collector
  • Property of a Palm Beach Collector
  • The Estate of Barbara Wainscott

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