• <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556). <i>Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion...</i> London, 1548. First edition. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Donne, John (1572-1631). <i>Pseudo-Martyr.</i> London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Fletcher, Giles (1549?-1611). <i>The Russe Common Wealth, or Maner of Gouernement by the Russe Emperour…</i> London, 1591. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616). <i>The Boock of Physicke.</i> Dordrecht: Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition. $12,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666). <i>Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.</i> London, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works in English. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364). <i>Polycronicon.</i> Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 <i>Continuation</i> by William Caxton. Southwark, 1527. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Randolph, Bernard (b. 1643). <i>The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus…</i> London, 1689. [Bound with] <i>The Present State of the Islands of the Archipelago…</i> $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> <i>The Great Herball Newly Corrected.</i> London, 1539. Folio, ESTC lists three U.S. copies; the last copy offered at auction was incomplete and sold in 1949. $25,000 to $35,000
  • <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <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>

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
177

Jersey City Grammar School in Aid of Poor of Jersey City, NJ, 1858 Program by Children of the School.

1858USD 25.00 - 40.00Unknown
178

State Central Committee, Democratic-Conservative Party, 1876

1876USD 600.00 - 800.00Unknown
179

Virginia Central Railroad, 1855 Issued Slave Document.

1855USD 450.00 - 600.00Unknown
180

Virginia Central Railroad, 1864-1865 Issued Slave Document.

1864-1865 USD 500.00 - 800.00Unknown
181

Hun of Home? Buy More Liberty Bonds, ca.1916-1918 Patriotic Poster Chicago, Illinois.

ca.1916-1918 USD 120.00 - 200.00Unknown
182

Great Britain: 1826-1936, Quartet of Silver Coins Great Britain, From George IV issues a Half-crown, 1826, KM# 695, VF; from the Victorian period a Three pence, 1887, KM# 732, XF-AU; and from the George V issues, 1 Florin, 1936, KM# 834, BU, and Half-crow

1936USD 75.00 - 120.00Unknown
183

Great Britain: Victoria, 1837-1901, Great Britain, 1 Crown, 1887, KM# 765, NGC graded UNC Details w/ comment “Surface Hairlines” (2711811-016); and 1 Shilling, 1887, KM# 761, NGC graded UNC Details w/ comment “Surface Hairlines” (2711811-009).

1837-1901 USD 55.00 - 100.00Unknown
184

Poland, Grand Duchy of Warszawa, 1811, 1/3 Talara Poland, 1/3 Talara, 1811 IS, C# 86 struck under Frederick Augustus’s rule.

1811USD 95.00 - 140.00Unknown
185

Poland, Kingdom under Nicholas I of Russia, Silver 10 Groszy Poland, 10 Groszy silver coin issued under Russian authority in 1840.

1840USD 65.00 - 120.00Unknown
186

Poland, Revolutionary Coinage, 1831, 3 Grosze Poland, 3 Grosze coin issued during the “November Uprising” (1830-1831) when Poland was under Russian occupation.

1831USD 45.00 - 85.00Unknown
187

Modena: Francesco I d’Este, 1629-1658, Italy, silver 1 Tallero (Levant), Zocca-111, Very Good to About Fine

1629-1658 USD 120.00 - 200.00Unknown
188

Modena: Rinaldo d’Este, 1706-1737, Italy, silver 1/2 Ducato 1728, Crude Fine+, Var-832/3.

1706-1737 USD 120.00 - 200.00Unknown
189

Arthur Rubenstein International Piano Master Competition, 1974 Gold Medal.

1974USD 900.00 - 1,200.00Unknown
190

California Fractional 25c 1859, Octagon Liberty gold PCGS graded MS63 California Fractional 25c, 1859, Octagon Liberty gold PCGS graded MS63, BG-702, Slab# 10529.63..

1859USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown
191

California Fractional 25c 1876, Octagon Indian gold, BG-785, NGC graded MS64 California Fractional 25c, 1876, Octagon Indian gold, NGC graded MS64, BG-785, Slab# 3044525-016, last offered in 2008.

1876USD 400.00 - 600.00Unknown
192

California Fractional 50c 1870, Round liberty gold, BG-1010, NGC graded MS64 California Fractional 50c, 1870, Round liberty gold, NGC graded MS64, BG-1010; + for MS64, Slab# 1904280-001 .

1870USD 230.00 - 325.00Unknown
194

California Gold Token Octagon 1853, CA Arms, gold, NGC graded MS66 California Gold Token Octagon, 1853, CA Arms, gold, NGC graded MS66, 9.4mm, 0.16gm, Slab# 3098627-001

1853USD 280.00 - 375.00Unknown
196

Montana 25c, 1914 gold Token, “Hart’s Coins of the West”, NGC graded MS65.

1914USD 280.00 - 400.00Unknown
197

Louisiana Purchase Expo 25c, 1904 H-61-320, gold Token, NGC graded MS64 Louisiana Purchase Expo 25c, 1904, gold, NGC graded MS64, 1/4g, TOKEN - H-61-320, Slab# 3228795-003, last offered in 2012..

1904USD 325.00 - 450.00Unknown
199

Indian $2.50, 1913, Eagle Reverse, gold AU Indian $2.50, 1913, Eagle Reverse, gold.

1913USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown
200

Indian, $2.50, 1908, Eagle Reverse, gold, AU/UNC Indian $2.50, 1908, Eagle Reverse gold UNC

1908USD 350.00 - 500.00Unknown
201

Liberty $1 1851, Type I gold, Unc/Choice, UNC Liberty $1, 1851, Type I gold, AU/UNC.

1851USD 180.00 - 280.00Unknown
202

Liberty $2.50, 1891, Double Die Reverse, gold ANA graded AU55 Liberty $2.50, 1891, Double die Reverse, gold, ANA graded AU55, double die reverse, Slab# 877510.

1891USD 250.00 - 350.00Unknown
203

Liberty $5 1879, Eagle Reverse, gold, AU/UNC Liberty $5, 1879, Eagle Reverse gold, CH UNC

1879USD 350.00 - 475.00Unknown
204

Liberty $5 1908 Eagle Reverse, gold, UNC Liberty $5, 1908, Eagle Reverse, gold, CH UNC

1908USD 325.00 - 475.00Unknown
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
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