South Kensington Results: The Le Vivier Library of Sporting Books and Modern First Editions, 30 October 2012

The sale of The Le Vivier Library of Sporting Books and Modern First Editions realised a total of £734,088/$1,177,477/€909,535 and was sold 63% by lot and 78% by value.






Lots Sold:  210

Lots Offered: 333

Sold by Lot: 63%

Sold by £: 78%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.604/€1.239


 [All sold prices include buyer’s premium]






Estimate (£)


Purchase Price





THE BOOK OF HAWKING, HUNTING AND FISHING: The boke of hawkyinge and Huntynge and fysshynge. [London:] Wynkyn de Worde, [c.1518]. 

80,000 - 120,000


UK Trade


CLIFFORD, Christopher (fl. 1585). The schoole of horsmanship. London: [T. East for] Thomas Cadman, 1585.

9,000 - 14,000


UK Trade


ALKEN, Henry. The National Sports of Great Britain. London: Thomas McLean, 1820-1821.

15,000 - 20,000




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