Yesterday’s Top Lots

Ernest Hemingway, Three Stories and Ten Poems, first edition, 1923. Sold for $21,600; Richard Blome, A Geographical Description of the Four Parts of the World, 25 engraved maps, 1670. Sold for $19,200.

Yesterday’s multi-part sale, Maps & Atlases, Books with Plates, Ephemera, Literature, Art & Illustrated Books, Decorative Graphics, found success across the different fields, with top lots in each of the different sections. 

The day’s top lot was a first edition of Ernest Hemingway’s Three Stories and Ten Poems, 1923, which brought $21,600. Rounding out the top three were Richard Blome’s A Geographical Description of the Four Parts of the World, which included 25 engraved maps from 1670, selling for $19,200, and Humphrey Repton’s Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening…, 10 hand-colored aquantint engravings, 1794, which brought $14,400.
Humphrey Repton, Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening…, 10 hand-colored aquantint engravings, London, 1794. Sold for $14,400.