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02/24/2011 - 02/24/2011
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Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
68 Uncle Tom ( Mrs C.K. Baker)

Old Sambo's Tales For Good Little People

1855 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 Unknown
140 Gruelle" Johnny

Marcella Stories

1929 USD 150.00 - 175.00 Unknown
69 Gazaei, Angelini (Angelin Gazet (Gazaeus))

Pia Hilaria Variaque Carmina (R. P. Angelini Gazaei e' Societate Iseu, Atrebatis) Altera Editio Auctior

1619 USD 1,645.00 - 1,645.00 Unknown
141 Grant" Ulysses S.

Personal Memoirs Of U.S. Grant

USD 250.00 - 300.00 Unknown
7 Jolly, David

Antique Map Price Record 1992-2000

USD 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
142 Gaius Plinius Secundus (Pliny the Elder)

Histoiae Natualis Libri XXXVIII

1723 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
70 Tschiffely, Aime

Mancha y Gato - Cuentan Sus Aventuras

1945 USD 825.00 - 825.00 Unknown
143 Kofler" Leo

The Art Of Breathing As The Basis Of Tone-Production

1893 USD 300.00 - 400.00 Unknown
71 Nevin, George Balch

The Story of the Martin Guitar Works - Signed 1920 Typescript

1920 USD 485.00 - 485.00 Unknown
144 Archer Butler Hulbert

The Niagra River

1908 USD 100.00 - 100.00 Unknown
72 Marshall, William E.

Abraham Lincoln - Engraved 1866 Formal Bust-Length Portrait with Original Frame and Glass

1866 USD 600.00 - 600.00 Unknown
145 Edited by Julian Gwyn" Ass" Prof. of History" Ottawa Univ.

The Royal Navy and North America - The Warren Papers 1736-1752

1973 USD 50.00 - 50.00 Unknown
73 Marshall, William E.

Abraham Lincoln - Engraved 1866 Formal Bust-Length Portrait with Original Frame and Glass

1866 USD 340.00 - 340.00 Unknown
146 various

Geological Survey of Canada - Report of Progress 1874-75

1876 USD 80.00 - 80.00 Unknown
74 McCann, E. Armitage (edited by)

The Shipmodeler Feb. 1929 through Jan. 1932 - Official Organ of the Ship Model Maker's Club - Matching Three-Volume Set

1929 USD 265.00 - 265.00 Unknown
147 various

The Slave Trade - Reports 1855/6

USD 500.00 - 500.00 Unknown
75 Brackenridge, H. H.

Modern Chivalry, or the Adventures of Captain Farrago and Teague O'Regan, Vols. I & II (both volumes bound together).

1855 USD 285.00 - 285.00 Unknown
148 Ensign" Albert P. Niblack" U.S. Navy

The Coast Indians of Southern Alaska and Northern British Columbia

1888 USD 150.00 - 150.00 Unknown
76 Lardner, Ring W.

You Know Me Al - A Busher's Letters

1916 USD 285.00 - 285.00 Unknown
149 various

Salvery in The West Indies 1832

1832 USD 1,000.00 - 1,000.00 Unknown
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
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