Goldberg Coins and Collectibles: Fall Manuscript Auction, 101, LOS ANGELES

Auction Details

Auction Date
11/18/2017 - 11/18/2017
Page Size: 316 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Adams, Samuel

Adams, Samuel -- Document Signed by the Massachusetts Signer

1784USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Unknown
2Ellery, William

Ellery, William -- Document Signed by the Rhode Island Signer

Newport1808USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
3Gerry, Elbridge

Gerry, Elbridge - ALS as Governor of Massachusetts

Cambridge1811USD 600.00 - 800.00Unknown
4Hancock, John

Hancock, John -- Document Signed as Governor of Massachusetts

Boston1788USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Unknown
5Hewes, Joseph

Hewes, Joseph -- Very Rare Document Signed

Chowan County, North Carolina1765USD 7,000.00 - 0.00Unknown
6Hopkinson, Francis

Hopkinson, Francis -- Revolutionary War-date Thirty Day Sight Note

1779USD 600.00 - 750.00Unknown
7Livingston, Philip, Jr.

Livingston, Philip, Jr. -- Colonial New York Document Countersigned With New York Colonial Governor Sir Henry Moore

New York1768USD 700.00 - 900.00Unknown
8Morris, Robert

Morris, Robert -- Document Signed by the Pennsylvania Signer

Philadelphia1795USD 500.00 - 750.00Unknown
9Paca, William

Paca, William -- ALS by the Signer From Maryland Regarding the First Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati

1784USD 9,000.00 - 12,000.00Unknown
10Penn, John

Penn, John -- 1774 Endorsement on an Arrest Warrant

Granville County, North Carolina1774USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Unknown
11Rush, Benjamin

Rush, Benjamin -- ALS Acknowledging Receipt of Payment For Medical Services

(Philadelphia)1795USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Unknown
12Williams, William

Williams, William -- Thrice Signed Document

1761USD 750.00 - 1,000.00Unknown

Early English Newspaper, The Observator. In Dialogue. Saturday, December 31, 1681

1681USD 100.00 - 100.00Unknown

1781 Connecticut Pay Order

1781USD 150.00 - 200.00Unknown

1793 Letter to Moses Brown, Co-Founder of Brown University, Abolitionist and Industrialist

St. Petersurg1793USD 150.00 - 200.00Unknown
16Boudinot, Elias

Boudinot, Elias -- Autograph Legal Document Signed

1786USD 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
17Burr, Aaron -

Burr, Aaron - Manuscript Document Signed

1815USD 500.00 - 600.00Unknown
18Franklin, William

Franklin, William -- Document Signed as Colonial Governor of New Jersey

1770USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

Hamilton, Alexander - Letter Signed as Secretary of the Treasury

Washington1792USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Unknown
20Randolph, Peyton

Randolph, Peyton -- Rare Virginia Banknote Signed by Randolph & John Blair

1773USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Unknown
21Smith, William Stephens -

Smith, William Stephens - Document Signed by John Adams' Son-in-Law During the Quasi War With France

1800USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
22Strong, Caleb

Strong, Caleb -- Military Appointment Signed as Governor of Massachusetts

(Boston)1802USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown
23Adams, John -

Adams, John - Northwest Territory Land Grant Countersigned by Timothy Pickering

Philadelphia1798USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown
24Adams, John Quincy

Adams, John Quincy -- Document Signed as Secretary of State & President Elect

Washington1825USD 600.00 - 800.00Unknown
25Arthur, Chester A. -

Arthur, Chester A. - Military Appointment Signed as President

Washington1885USD 500.00 - 600.00Unknown
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Jenner (Rev. George Charles). <i>The Evidence at Large...Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation,</i> presentation copy from Edward Jenner to Rev. Rowland Hill, 1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Houdini (Harry).- Maggi (Girolamo). <i>De tintinnabulis liber equuleo liber,</i> Harry Houdini's copy, Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1689. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Meyer (Henry Leonard). Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs , 7 vol. in 2 plus Illustrations of British Birds, 4 vol., 1842-50 and [1835-51]. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>An Entirely New Romantic Drama, in Three Acts, by Mr. Wilkie Collins, called The Frozen Deep,</i> 1857. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Lighthouses and Islands of Ireland, c. 125 drawings, 1867. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Shelley (Lady Jane). Diary, 1853 & 1860. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Scottish Binding.- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound in contemporary brown polished calf decorated with the figure of a Chinese spearman, by ?James Scott of Edinburgh, 1778. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Man Within,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1929. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Mellan (Claude, 1598-1688). The Holy Face, or the Veil of St Veronica, [c. 1649 and later]. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Desaguliers (John Theophilus). <i>A Dissertation concerning Electricity,</i> W. Innys, and T. Longman, 1742. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Le Jeune (Paul). <i>Relation de se qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'anné 1636 enuoyée au R.Pere Provincial de la Compagnie de Iesus en la Province de France,</i> 1637. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Stumpf (Johann Rudolph). <i>Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckern Chronicwirdiger thaaten beschreibung, </i> Zurich, Froschauer, 1586. £3,000 to £4,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to General James Clinton, preparing for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, 1778. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising to send reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Edison, Autograph Letter Signed, to Western Union President William Orton, 1878. $10,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> William, Bishop of Coventry, vellum charter granting the church of Rochdale to the Cistercian Abbey of Stanlaw, in Latin, 1222. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> FDR, Photograph Signed & Inscribed, framed with wood removed from the White House roof, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Dubuffet, archive including many letters written while painting in NYC, 1951-72. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Mohandas K. Gandhi, Autograph Letter Signed, describing the source of his patience, 1939. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Lithograph portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck, signed by both, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Charles The Bold, Duke of Burgundy, Letter Signed to Johann IV of Nassau, in French, 1470. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Cocteau, Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 1919. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Louis Armstrong, two Autograph Letters Signed to Erich Kauffmann, his lip salve purveyor, 1965-70. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Wernher von Braun, Autograph Letter Signed to Jonathan Cross, 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. 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. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. $100,000 to $150,000
    <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. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. 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. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <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>
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