Michael Treloar: Rare Books, 11, Adelaide SA

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/10/2017 - 12/10/2017
Page Size: 176 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

A collection of 163 botanical plates, chiefly from 'The Botanical Register'.

AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00AUD 1,398.00

Curtis's Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed: in which the most Ornamental Foreign Plants, cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-House, and the Stove, are accurately represented in their natural Colours.... Volume XV to Volume XVIII [four v

London1801, 1803AUD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00AUD 873.75
3BROINOWSKI, Gracius Joseph:

Birds of Australia. Comprising Three Hundred Full-Page Illustrations, with a Descriptive Account of the Life and Characteristic Habits of over Seven Hundred Species [six volumes bound as three].

Melbourne1890 and 1891AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00AUD 1,747.50
4COLLINS, Wilkie:

A copy of 'The Charles Dickens Birthday Book' signed on his birthdate, 8 January ('Wilkie Collins 1888').

London1882AUD 500.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
5COLLINS, Wilkie:

The Legacy of Cain.

London1889 [1888]AUD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00AUD 20,970.00
6COLLINS, Wilkie:

A small piece of card signed in ink 'Wilkie Collins | 90, Gloucester | Place | Portman Square | London'.

AUD 500.00 - 1,000.00AUD 442.70
7[Congregational Chapel, Adelaide]

First Congregational Chapel in South Australia. A.D. 1837. Built by the Rev. T.Q. Stow'

1837AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00AUD 699.00
8[Cricket] MAEGRAITH, Kerwin:

J.C. Williamson Ltd. Magazine Programme [cover title]. Kerwin Maegraith presents 'It Ain't Cricket' in aid of Ernest Jones Memorial.

Adelaide1933AUD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
9[Cricket] MOORE, May:

A series of six vintage gelatin silver photographs of English Test cricketers, taken in Sydney in the mid-1920s.

Sydney mid-1920s.AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
10DAWSON, Peter:

A signed portrait photograph of Peter Dawson by Tornquist, Wellington, New Zealand.

AUD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11FISHER, Sir James Hurtle:

A larger-than-lifesize vintage portrait photograph of Sir James Hurtle Fisher (1790-1875), 'one of the most important pioneers of South Australia' ('Australian Dictionary of Biography').

AUD 15,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold
12HAM, Thomas (engraver):

'Open Air Service at the Diggings' and 'Store at the Diggings'. Two plates from 'The Gold Digger's Portfolio'.

[Melbourne1854AUD 300.00 - 400.00AUD 302.90
13LIGHT, Colonel William:

A View of the Country and the Temporary Erections near the Site for the Proposed Town of Adelaide, in South Australia.

AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
14BRUÉ, Adrien-Hubert:

Carte Physique, Administrative et Routière de la France, indiquant aussi la navigation intérieure du Royaume, par A.H. Brué, Géographe de S.A.R. Monsieur, comte d'Artois.

Paris1818AUD 300.00 - 500.00AUD 372.80
15[MAY, Edgar Charles]:

Ten tinted lithographs by E.C. May of scenes of Australian country life, after original sketches by S.T. Gill and George Hamilton (five each). Gill's titles are 'Cradling, Forest Creek 1852', 'The Claim Disputed', 'Mustering Cattle', 'Native Sneaking Emus

circa 1890AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
16MINCHIN, Richard Ernest:

Arrival of the English Mail at Glenelg.

AUD 400.00 - 500.00Not Sold
17OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul:

Elves and Fairies ... Verses by Annie R. Rentoul. Edited by Grenbry Outhwaite.

Melbourne1916AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00AUD 873.75
18OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul:

Fairyland of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Verses by Annie R. Rentoul. Stories by Grenbry Outhwaite and Annie R. Rentoul.

Melbourne1926AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00AUD 815.50
19SOLLY, Benjamin Travers:

'Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, 1840'. An original watercolour on paper (225 × 340 mm, signed in the bottom right-hand corner 'B Travers Solly'); one short closed tear to a blank portion near the bottom left-hand corner; in excellent condition, archivally mounted

1840AUD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00AUD 4,427.00

Photographs of Australian Aborigines. [Australian Aborigines. Photographs (cover title)].

Adelaide1936?AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 372.80
21BARDON, Geoff:

Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert.

Adelaide1979AUD 500.00 - 600.00Not Sold
22BASEDOW, Herbert:

Aboriginal Rock Carvings of Great Antiquity in South Australia.

London1914AUD 300.00 - 400.00AUD 512.60
23BASEDOW, Herbert:

Journal of the Government North-West Expedition (March 30th - November 5th, 1903). [An offprint from] Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, Volume 15, Session 1913-1914.

Adelaide1914AUD 250.00 - 300.00AUD 221.35
24BERNDT, Ronald M. and Catherine H.:

Man, Land and Myth in North Australia. The Gunwinggu People.

Sydney1970AUD 100.00 - 200.00Not Sold
25BERNDT, Ronald M., Catherine H. BERNDT and John E. STANTON:

A World That Was. The Yaraldi of the Murray River and the Lakes, South Australia.

Carlton1993AUD 200.00 - 300.00AUD 174.75
  • <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 7. Ritter's unusual sun-dial world map, 1607. Est. $3500 to $4500
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 16. Fascinating Japanese satirical map published prior to WWII, 1932. Est. $1400 to $2000
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 30. Newton's 2" miniature terrestrial globe, 1833. Est. $3500 to $4500
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 318. Braun & Hogenberg's first plan of Moscow in contemporary color, 1575. Est. $2750 to $3500
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 346. One of the most decorative 18th century maps of Malta, 1680. Est. $1200 to $1500
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 412. The first printed map devoted to the Pacific in full contemporary color, 1589. Est. $8000 to $10000
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 425. Rare set of celebrated explorers of the New World, 1592. Est. $1900 to $2300
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 436. Two superb miniature atlases bound in one volume with 98 maps, 1682. Est. $5500 to $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 445. Part IV of de Bry's "Grand Voyages" by Girolamo Benzoni, 1613. Est. $2000 to $2500
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 447. Tallis' "History of the United States of America" in six volumes, 1850. Est. $1500 to $1800
    <b>Old World Auctions (March 21-28):</b> Lot 448. Mallet's miniature military masterpiece, 1672. Est. $1400 to $1700
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Malcolm X, Autograph Letter Signed, from prison, 1950. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Letter from Moses Walker, an enslaved Georgia man, to his mother at another plantation, 1854. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Signed cabinet card of Frederick Douglass, albumen photograph, Boston, circa 1879. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Placard from the Memphis Sanitation Worker's strike, 1968. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b><br><i>The North Star,</i> volume 1, issue 27, Rochester, NY, 1848. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Hand-tinted tintype of John Brown, circa 1860. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29: Printed & Manuscript African Americana</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Poster signed & inscribed by Huey Newton, circa 1967. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Album of aerial views of the march on Montgomery, taken by federal troops, 1965. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 29:</b> Poster for the SNCC, photograph by Danny Lyon featuring John Lewis, circa 1962. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <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>
  • <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 postumus...de 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
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    <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
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