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>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>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000
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