Archives International Auctions: Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily and Ephemera, 49720, FORT LEE,

Auction Details

Auction Date
10/30/2017 - 10/30/2017
Page Size: 339 items in 14 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Thos.Cook & son Traveler's Check Assortment ca.1930-40's.

ca.1930-40's.USD 60.00 - 110.00Unknown

European Traveler's check assortment ca. 1940-1970's.

ca. 1940-1970's.USD 100.00 - 160.00Unknown

Carnegie Trust Co., 1909-1910 Circular Letter of Credit Specimen.

1909-1910USD 50.00 - 90.00Unknown

Mellon National Bank Traveler's Check Accumulation ca.1930-50's.

ca.1930-50's.USD 75.00 - 120.00Unknown

American Express Traveler's Check Assortment ca.1919 to 1950.

ca.1919 to 1950.USD 130.00 - 200.00Unknown

Barton Bank 1850 Deposit Slip Dated July 20th, 1850, Almost 6 weeks before California Received State

1850USD 130.00 - 200.00Unknown

City Comptroller's Office, 1854 Warrant.

1854USD 50.00 - 90.00Unknown

Gold Rush Era, ca.1852-1853 California State Government Warrants.

ca.1852-1853USD 180.00 - 280.00Unknown

Seat of Government, State Controller's Office, 1880 Warrant.

1880USD 75.00 - 120.00Unknown

Nevada and California Checks, Warrants, Tax Receipts and Miscellaneous Gold Rush Items, ca.1857 to 1

ca.1857USD 110.00 - 160.00Unknown

State of Louisiana Auditor's Warrants 1868-1869

USD 75.00 - 120.00Unknown

Memorandum of Gold Bullion Deposited at the Assay Office of S. Molitor and Co. ca.1861-64 and Unissu

ca.1861-64USD 100.00 - 160.00Unknown

Exchange Check from Prime, Ward & King, 1843

1843USD 15.00 - 25.00Unknown

Post Office Department "Transportation of the Mails", 1849-1857 Warrant Quartet.

1849-1857USD 110.00 - 170.00Unknown

Political Autographs , McGovern, Shriver and Pat Nixon.

USD 50.00 - 80.00Unknown

Land Grant The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

1798USD 140.00 - 200.00Unknown

Bradley Tyler Johnson, Confederate General from Maryland, 1871 Autographed Fiscal Document.

1871USD 80.00 - 140.00Unknown

Warren G. Harding Signature on 1919 Letter When a U.S. Senator

1919USD 60.00 - 100.00Unknown

Sierra Railway Company, ca. 1890-1920 Ticket and Check Assortment.

ca. 1890-1920USD 110.00 - 180.00Unknown

Commanding Officer of the 104th Regiment 1862 Promotion Certificate

1862USD 50.00 - 85.00Unknown

Steamship and Steamboat Prospectus, Proof Ticket and New York Senate Hearing Pamphlet.

ca. 1830-40'sUSD 50.00 - 85.00Unknown

Great Western Railway Farewell to Steam special and last steam train from Worcester. As well as some

1965USD 35.00 - 60.00Unknown

Political Ribbons of General D.A. Hastings 1890-1894

1890-1894USD 25.00 - 40.00Unknown

American Bank Note Company French Advertising Card

1910-20'sUSD 120.00 - 180.00Unknown

Planters & Mechanics Bank Uncut Sheet of 4 Proprietary Proofs.

1850-60's, this sheet is ca.1970'sUSD 250.00 - 400.00Unknown
  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <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> 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.
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