Siegfried Sassoon

Catalogues

Auction catalogues relating to Siegfried Sassoon

Title:

The Library of Max Beerbohm

Auctioneers:

Sotheby & Co

Date:

12th and 13th December, 1960

Description:

Vigils, The Daffodil Murderer. Recreations, Lingual Exercises, Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, Rhymed Ruminations, Collected Poems and Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. Some First editions and some signed.

Title:

Printed Books and Manuscripts

Auctioneers:

Sotheby & Co

Date:

11th February 1971

Description:

Within this auction were 20 lots of Sassoon books which were the property of an unknown seller. Interestingly, amongst the books written by Sassoon, such as the Sherston trilogy and various poetry collections, were books in which he had written forewords or made contributions.

Title:

The Library of the Late Siegfried Sassoon

Auctioneers:

Christies

Date:

4th June, 1975

Description:

A large collection of Sassoon’s own original manuscripts and printed books, together with books (many presentation copies), manuscripts and autograph letters from other important writers.

Title:

233 Items from the Library of Siegfried Sassoon

Author:

House of El Dieff, Inc

Date:

June 1975

Description:

A list which catalogues 233 items bought by the House of El Dieff at the 1975 auction of Sassoon’s library. The items were bought to be sold on, this was their advertising catalogue.

Title:

English Literature and History

Auctioneers:

Sotheby & Co

Date:

18th December, 1986

Description:

The Daffodil Murderer, presentation copy inscribed to Roderick Meiklejohn.

Title:

The Contents of Wilsford Manor

Auctioneers:

Sotheby & Co

Date:

14th and15th October, 1987

Description:

Numerous autographed manuscripts by Sassoon, cards, postcards and signed  limited editions of his books.

Title:

English Literature and History

Auctioneers:

Sotheby & Co

Date:

18th July, 1991

Description:

152 items, books, manuscripts, autographed letters and presentation copies of books by Sassoon and from notable writers to Sassoon.

Title:

Autograph Letters and Printed Ephemera

Auctioneers:

Christie’s

Date:

3rd April, 1992

Description:

Fourteen lots including handwritten poems. Also letters mostly written to H. M. Tomlinson.

Title:

Manuscripts and Printed Books

Auctioneers:

Christie’s

Date:

7th May, 1993

Description:

To My Mother, Poems by Pinchbeck Lyre, To The Red Rose, The Road To Ruin.

Title:

Contents Heytesbury House, Warminster, Wiltshire

Auctioneers:

Phillips

Date:

31st October, 1994

Description:

Ceramics and Works of Art, Furniture, Pictures, Photographs and Books.

Title:

Books, Maps & Binding Tools

Auctioneers:

Phillips

Date:

7th December 2001

Description:

First edition and limited edition books and autograph letters.

Title:

Modern First Editions Library of Ottoline Morrell

Auctioneers:

Christie’s

Date:

1st November, 2006

Description:

Rare privately published pamphlets, limited edition books signed by Sassoon, letters by Sassoon sent to Morrell, water colour paintings by Sassoon.

Title:

Silver and Collector’s Items

Auctioneers:

Wooley & Wallis

Date:

Wednesday, 27th October, 2010

Description:

Selling both of Sassoon’s point-to-point cups, four of his hunting jackets, (one belonging to Norman Loder), one of his service dress jackets, a brass, six branch candelabrum, a fox-hunting map and a platter inscribed with Sassoon’s family crest.

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