• <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 39: Presidential Pardon Signed by John F. Kennedy. November 1962. $7,000 to $9,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 537: Marc Chagall. <i>Illustrations for the Bible</i>. Features 28 lithograph plates. First American edition, 1956. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 252: Jack Kerouac. <i>On the Road</i>. 1957. First edition. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 143: Arthur Rimbaud. <i>A Season in Hell</i>. With photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe. The Limited Editions Club, 1986. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 72: Group of 11 Harry Truman Signed Letters. Typed & signed by the former President. 1962-1970. $1,500 to $2,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 157: Arthur Conan Doyle. The Complete Works of Sherlock Holmes by The Limited Editions Club. 8 vols. 1950-52. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 173: Jacob Lawrence. <i>The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis</i>. Illustrated with silkscreens by Lawrence. 1989. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 239: William Faulkner. <i>Sartoris</i>. First edition. New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Company, 1929. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 286: Walt Whitman. New Year’s Eve Postcard Signed, “Walt Whitman,” to the poet Gabriel Sarrazin. January, 1891. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 351: Pair of European Fine Bindings. Including Gesanbuch (1831) & Naboznych Vylevov (1911). $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 423: August Luben. <i> Naturhistorischer Atlas der Saugethiere </i>. Includes complete set of 30 loose plates. Leipzig: 1858. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions Jan. 27:</b><br>Lot 386: <i>Famous Monsters of Filmland No 1</i>. Art by Will Elder, text by Forrest Ackerman. Warren’s first monster magazine. Feb, 1958. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> William Oden Waller studio, <i>Manhattan Mary</i>, gouache and graphite, 1927. Sold for $77,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Missionary archive of Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond, Minnesota, 1833-93. Sold for $112,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b> Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first printed use of “Virginia” on a map, Paris, 1587. Sold for $80,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 17:</b> Aegidius Romanus, <i>Lo libre del regiment dels princeps</i>, first edition in Catalan, Barcelona, 1480. Sold for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed, Boston, 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 5:</b> Henry Ossawa Tanner, <i>Flight into Egypt</i>, oil on canvas, circa 1910. Sold for $341,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 2:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>The Lonely House</i>, etching, 1923. Sold for $317,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 7:</b> George Washington, Autograph Letter Signed, to his spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge, New Jersey, 1780. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 19:</b> Saul Leiter, <i>Waiter, Paris</i>, chromogenic print, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 26: </b> A. M. Cassandre, <i>Normandie / Maiden Voyage</i>, 1935. Sold for $20,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Hayden, Ferdinand V. <i>The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Ranges of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah</i>. Boston, 1876. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Colton, G. Woolworth. <i>Colton’s New Map of the State of Texas, The Indian Territory and Adjoining Portions of New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas</i>. New York, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> [Jefferson, Thomas]. <i>The Committee appointed to prepare a Plan for the temporary Government of the Western Territory, have agreed to the following Resolutions.</i> … [Annapolis, 1 March 1784]. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Mitchell, Samuel Augustus. <i>A New Map of Texas Oregon and California with the Regions Adjoining. Compiled from the Most Recent Authorities</i>. Philadelphia, 1846. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bodmer, Karl [illustrator] — Prince Maximilian Zu Wied-Neuwied. <i>Reise In Das Innere Nord-America In Den Jahren 1832 Bis 1834</i>. 1839-1841. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bry, Theodor De, Thomas Hariot, and John White. <i>[Hariot's Virginia]. Wunderbarliche, Doch Warhafftige Erklärung, Von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia</i>... Frankfurt, 1590. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bry, Theodor De, Thomas Hariot, and John White. <i>[Hariot's Virginia]. Wunderbarliche, Doch Warhafftige Erklärung, Von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia</i>... Frankfurt, 1590. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Catlin, George. Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. London, 1844. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]. <i>Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris ... For ... 1756</i>. Philadelphia: B. Franklin And D. Hall, 1755. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants Of America... A New Edition, with Several Additions in the Body of the Work</i> ... Philadelphia, [1776]. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> The Declaration of Independence. In Congress, July 4, 1776 … Salem, Massachusetts-Bay: Printed By E. Russell, By Order Of Authority, [Ca. 18–20 July 1776]. $1,000,000 to $1,500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist. A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution … New York, 1788. $200,000 to $300,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Autograph document signed by Junipero Serra and the other 5 heads of the Alta California missions. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Miguel Venegas 24 pp autograph manuscript. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000

Sothebys: Music Manuscripts, L17406, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/28/2017 - 11/28/2017
Page Size: 74 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

ALBUM OF ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATIONS SIGNED BY STRAUSS, PUCCINI, RACHMANINOV, SIBELIUS, MASSENET, SAINT-SAËNS AND OTHERS

GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 15,000.00
2Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE SONG FOR VOICE AND PIANO, "SUR LES BORDS ÉCUMANTS DES FLEUVES QUI ROULENT DES FLOTS"

1840GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
3Bach, Johann Sebastian

GROSSE PASSIONSMUSIK NACH DEM EVANGELIUM MATTHAEI....VOLLSTÄNDIGER KLAVIERAUSZUG VON ADOLPH BERNHARD MARX, BWV 244

BERLIN1830GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
4Bartók, Béla

THE AUTOGRAPH WORKING MANUSCRIPT OF THE SECOND RHAPSODY FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO, BB 96

1928-1929GBP 150,000.00 - 200,000.00GBP 309,000.00
5Bartók, Béla

HIGHLY IMPORTANT SERIES OF FORTY-THREE LETTERS, ALL BUT TWO AUTOGRAPH, WITH OTHER ITEMS, TO THE VIOLINIST ZOLT"N SZÉKELY

1935GBP 50,000.00 - 60,000.00GBP 75,000.00
6Beethoven, Ludwig van

COLLECTION OF FIRST AND EARLY EDITIONS OF THE PIANO SONATAS AND BAGATELLES, IN FOUR VOLUMES

VIENNA[C.1820-1840]GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
7Berlioz, Hector

FINE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("H. BERLIOZ"), TO JAMES FERRIÈRE, ABOUT THE "GRANDE MESSE DES MORTS", 22 FEBRUARY 1845

1845GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,250.00
8Berlioz, Hector

AUTOGRAPH DRAFT OF A REVIEW OF HIS OWN MUSIC FROM LA DAMNATION DE FAUST, WRITTEN FOR USE BY THE CRITIC JULES JANIN, 21 APRIL 1849

1849GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00GBP 5,625.00
9Berlioz, Hector

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("H. BERLIOZ"), TO M. BARRIERE, UNDATED

[Paris] [no year]GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,375.00
10Bernstein, Leonard

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF PART OF SYMPHONY NO.2, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE COMPOSER

1949GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 6,000.00
11Bizet, Georges

FINE AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION FROM THE CELEBRATED 'FLOWER SONG' FROM "CARMEN", SIGNED

GBP 30,000.00 - 40,000.00Not Sold
12Brahms, Johannes

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO AN UNNAMED RECIPIENT, AND A PRINTED NOTICE FOR BRAHMS'S FUNERAL

1880s-1890s GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,750.00
13Brahms, Johannes

AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL ALBUM-LEAF OF A "TEMPO DI MENUETTO" FOR PIANO, IN C MINOR

1863GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 32,500.00
14Bruckner, Anton

AUTOGRAPH SKETCHLEAF FOR THE SYMPHONY NO.3 IN D MINOR

Vienna1888GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00GBP 62,500.00
15Chopin, Frédéric

COLLECTION OF SIX FIRST EDITIONS AND FIFTEEN EARLY EDITIONS, IN A VOLUME BOUND FOR GEORGIANA, LADY BLOOMFIELD

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
16Composers.

COLLECTION OF SEVEN AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY LISZT, JOHANN STRAUSS II, DONIZETTI, PUCCINI, MASSENET, GOUNOD, AND SAINT-SAËNS,

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 4,000.00
17Composers and Musicians

COLLECTION OF 107 CARTES DE VISITE OF NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY COMPOSERS AND MUSICIANS

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 5,625.00
18Cortot, Alfred

ANNOTATED PROOF OF CORTOT’S ARRANGEMENT FOR PIANO DUET OF CÉSAR FRANCK’S SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO IN A MAJOR 

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
19Delibes, Léo

COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS OF OPERAS BY DELIBES, MASSENET AND MEYERBEER, TWO SIGNED BY THE COMPOSERS 

Paris:1902GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,500.00
20Donizetti, Gaetano

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO THE LIBRETTIST FELICE ROMANI, SIGNED ("G. DONIZETTI"), 8 NOVEMBER 1831

1831GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
21Donizetti, Gaetano

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("G. DONIZETTI"), ABOUT THE SINGERS IN LUCREZIA BORGIA, 11 SEPTEMBER 1833

1833GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
22Donizetti, Gaetano

GOOD AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("DONIZETTI") TO THE PUBLISHER GIOVANNI RICORDI, 17 JUNE 1841

1841GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
23Dvorak, Antonin

GOOD LONG AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION FROM THE "SCHERZO-CAPRICCIOSO" FOR ORCHESTRA OP.66, SIGNED ("ANTONIN DVOR"K")

Prague1883,GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 15,000.00
24Franck, César

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF  THE "CHORAL II" IN B MINOR FOR ORGAN [MOHR 39]

[1890] GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00GBP 35,000.00
25Franck, César

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE SONG "AIMER", FOR HIGH VOICE AND PIANO IN B FLAT MAJOR 

1849GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
  • <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>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> <i>The Massachusetts Magazine: or Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment,</i> 1789. Signed by George Washington. $28,000 to $32,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> George Washington Signed Letter to John Marshall. $12,000 to $14,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Picasso Signed “Vallauris” 1952 Exhibition Poster. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Military appointment commission document signed by both President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of War Henry Dearborn, dated January 27, 1803. $2,400 to $2,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Doris Ulmann and Julia Peterkin. <i>Roll, Jordan, Roll.</i> New York, 1933, deluxe edition, preceding first edition of the same year. No. 74 of 350. $5,000 to $6,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> John Marshall. <i>The Life of George Washington,</i> Philadelphia, 1832. Signed by author. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Samuel L. Margolies (American, 1897-1974). Aquatint and etching, "Builders of Babylon," 1937. $4,000 to $4,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Two Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) signed documents as President of Washington College. $3,000 to $3,500
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> William C. Harris. <i>The Fishes of North America That Are Captured on Hook and Line</i>, Vol I., New York, 1898. 40 chromolithograph plates. $2,000 to $2,500
    <b>Case Antiques: Historic Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> $100 "Date Back" bank note 1902 from the Clarksville National Bank, Clarksville, Tennessee, depicting the portrait of John Jay Knox, Jr. $1,400 to $1,800
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> View of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville and Monticello, Taken from Lewis Mountain, drawn and lithographed by Edward Sachse. $800 to $1,000
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 27:</b> Large Civil War photograph mounted on card stock depicting Rossville Gap in Missionary Ridge. $400 to $450
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