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Auction No 413, Category: Autographs

12 Lots (displaying 1 - 12)

Salman Rushdie "Satanic Verses", Viking, 1988, 1st Edition, 1st printing, in complete d/jkt, signed by the author on title page

Lot: 18

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £350 - £450
SOLD £330
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Salman Rushdie Satanic Verses, Viking, 1988, 1st Edition, 1st printing, in complete d/jkt, signed by the author on title page, the book & jacket both VF.

Robert Louis Stevenson "Treasure Island", illustrated by Ralph Steadman, 1985, First Edn., in d/jkt, signed by the artist on front endpaper;

Lot: 19

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £100
SOLD £155
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Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island, illustrated by Ralph Steadman, 1985, First Edn., in d/jkt, signed by the artist on front endpaper; and other first editions in d/jkts of Ralph Steadman illustrated works comprising Animal Farm, The Complete Alice and Scar Strangled Banger. All fine in fine d/jkts. (4)

John le Carre "The Russia House", 1989 and "Single & Single",1999, both first editions signed by the author on title page,

Lot: 20

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
SOLD £96
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John le Carre The Russia House, 1989 and Single & Single, 1999,  both first editions signed by the author on title page, with Waterstone's publicity bands; and 1st editions of Smiley's People and The Secret Pilgrim. All in fine d/jkts, Smiley's People price-clipped. (4)

Alice Walker "The Color Purple", Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992, the 10th Anniversary edition, 1st printing, signed by the author on title page.

Lot: 21

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £120
SOLD £100
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Alice Walker The Color Purple, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992, the 10th Anniversary edition, 1st printing, signed by the author on title page. Fine, in complete d/jkt and Waterstone's publicity band, the jacket with some slight creasing at periphery.

Ted Hughes "Birthday Letters", Faber, 1998, quarter-cloth, gilt, No.57 of 300 numbered copies, signed by the author, in acetate jacket. Fine

Lot: 22

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £150 - £200
SOLD £220
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Ted Hughes Birthday Letters, Faber, 1998, quarter-cloth, gilt, No.57 of 300 numbered copies, signed by the author, in acetate jacket. Fine

Pat Barker signed Viking first editions of "The Eye in the Door", "The Ghost Road", and "Another World"; plus an unsigned first of "Regeneration".

Lot: 23

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £30
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Pat Barker signed Viking first editions of The Eye in the Door, The Ghost Road, and Another World; plus an unsigned first of Regeneration. All fine, in fine d/jkts. (4)      

Iain M. Banks "Inversions", Orbit, 1998, 1st Edition, signed by the author on title page, fine in a fine complete d/jkt,

Lot: 24

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £36
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Iain M. Banks Inversions, Orbit, 1998, 1st Edition, signed by the author on title page, fine in a fine complete d/jkt, and Waterstone's publicity band.           

Bill Bryson "A Walk in the Woods", Doubleday, 1997, First edition in complete d/jkt, signed by the author on title page. Very fine.

Lot: 25

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £32
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Bill Bryson A Walk in the Woods, Doubleday, 1997, First edition in complete d/jkt, signed by the author on title page. Very fine. 

Nick Hornby "High Fidelity", 1995, and "About a Boy", 1998, both Gollancz 1st Editions signed by the author on title page, in complete d/jkts.

Lot: 26

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £38
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Nick Hornby High Fidelity, 1995, and About a Boy, 1998, both Gollancz 1st Editions signed by the author on title page, in complete d/jkts. Very fine. (2)

A selection of signed first editions, all in complete d/jkts, fine condition; plus an unsigned first of Iain Banks "The Crow Road". (12)

Lot: 27

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
SOLD £86
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A selection of signed first editions, all in complete d/jkts, fine condition; plus an unsigned first of Iain Banks The Crow Road. (12)     

Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood (1748-1810): 1808 Order, written at Cadiz as Commander of the Mediterranean Fleet, to Captain Hoste

Lot: 63

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £100
SOLD £86
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Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood (1748-1810): 1808 Order, written at Cadiz as Commander of the Mediterranean Fleet, to Captain Hoste in command of H.M. Ship Amphion stationed at Malta, instructing him to proceed to the Adriatic for purpose of annoying the enemy in that sea by every possible means. Signed Collingwood, the order and address panel written in another hand. Fine. [Provenance: sold by the autograph specialists J.A.L. Franks of London, in 1979, with the original invoice]

Captain W.E. Johns "The Passing Show: A Garden Diary of an Amateur Gardener", My Garden, London, 1937, 1st Edn, signed by the author

Lot: 70

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £40
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Captain W.E. Johns The Passing Show: A Garden Diary of an Amateur Gardener, My Garden, London, 1937, 1st Edn, signed by the author on front endpaper and inscribed by the recipient H.L. Hogan, Chelsea Flower Show, 25.5.1938, with a related gift inscription of 1958. Original cloth; faint spotting to fore-edge; fine internally.