Bonhams London will sell 150 lots of Fine Books and Manuscripts on Wednesday, March 31. Yeats' Poems (1949), No. 321 of 375 copies signed by Yeats, rates the top estimate at £1,000–2,000. A 1940 letter by a British lieutenant to his father, recounting the Dunkirk evacuation, could sell for £800–1,200.
Rounding out the week's sales, Americana – Travel & Exploration – World History – Cartography at PBA Galleries on Thursday, April 1. The 394 lots include a 1582 London edition of Castanheda's First Booke of the Historie of the Discoverie and Conquest of the East Indias ($15,000–25,000); at the same estimate is a mixed set of Alexander Wilson's American Ornithology (1808–1825), with all plates. A copy of the first geographic board game to feature the United States, the 1822 Traveller's Tour Through the United States, with the slipcase, is estimated at $10,000–15,000. And Eliot Porter's Portfolio One: The Seasons (1964), a set of twelve photographs published by the Sierra Club, could sell for $8,000–12,000.