Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera, 46, FORT LEE,

Auction Details

Auction Date
12/14/2017 - 12/14/2017
Page Size: 531 items in 22 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Improvement Certificate Long Island City, NY, 1877 Issued Circulating Obsolete Bond/Banknote.

1877USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown

Improvement Certificate Long Island City, NY, 1878 Issued Circulating Obsolete Bond/Banknote.

1878USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown

State of North Carolina, 1863 Issued Obsolete Banknote with Low Serial# 34.

1863USD 85.00 - 140.00Unknown

State of North Carolina, 1863 Obsolete Banknote.

1863USD 75.00 - 130.00Unknown

Fort Dalles Post Bakery, ca.1850-1866 Scrip note for “Rations of Bread”.

ca.1850-1866 USD 130.00 - 200.00Unknown

Borough of Easton, 1862 Obsolete Scrip Note.

1862USD 80.00 - 140.00Unknown

Johnston, Jack & Co., 1862 Issued Obsolete Scrip Note.

1862USD 140.00 - 250.00Unknown

Mount Vernon Bank, 1858 Issued Obsolete Banknotes.

1858USD 180.00 - 280.00Unknown

Obsolete, Colonial & Confederate Quartet.

1862 & 1864USD 100.00 - 200.00Unknown

Central Bank of Virginia, 1860 Obsolete Banknote.

1860USD 70.00 - 120.00Unknown

Danville Bank, 1858 Obsolete Banknote.

1858USD 120.00 - 180.00Unknown

Monticello Bank, 1860 Obsolete Banknote.

1860USD 80.00 - 140.00Unknown

Virginia Treasury Note, 1862 banknote quintet.

1862USD 120.00 - 200.00Unknown

Virginia Treasury Note, 1862 banknote trio.

1862USD 80.00 - 130.00Unknown

Virginia Treasury Note, 1862, Lot of 7 Obsolete Banknotes.

1862USD 75.00 - 130.00Unknown

Adolph Pearl Manufacturer of Tobacco, ca.1860-70’s Fractional Look-alike Ad Note.

ca.1860-70’s USD 50.00 - 110.00Unknown

Merritt’s Dining Rooms, New York $4 Advertising Note, ca.1870’s.

ca.1870’s. USD 110.00 - 180.00Unknown

N.H. Anders - Concert Hall Furniture Warerooms, ca.1860-70’s.

ca.1860-70’s. USD 80.00 - 150.00Unknown

Philadelphia Ad Note Pair, ca.1870’s.

ca.1870’s. USD 90.00 - 170.00Unknown

Mrs. Joe A. Haney, Dressmaking ca.1870-80’s Advertising Note.

ca.1870-80’sUSD 75.00 - 130.00Unknown

Advertising Note and Scrip Note assortment ca.1847-1890’s.

ca.1847-1890’s. USD 180.00 - 300.00Unknown

Salem, Massachusetts, Teachers’ Seminary Bank, ND (caq.1820-40’s) Early College Currency Salem, MA.

ca.1820-40’sUSD 75.00 - 120.00Unknown

Missouri & Maine College Currency Banknote assortment.

USD 120.00 - 180.00Unknown

Bryant & Stratton’s National College Currency 1863-1864 College Currency Quartet.

1863-1864 USD 240.00 - 350.00Unknown

Nelson’s College Currency.

1870USD 140.00 - 250.00Unknown
  • <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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