• <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.
  • <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
  • <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

Chiswick Auctions: Books from the Library of Giancarlo Beltrame including Science, the Occult & Curiosa, 121417, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/14/2017 - 12/14/2017
Page Size: 249 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
76[FORTI, Luigi (1773-1851)].

Notizie Statistiche della Regia Citta di Vicenza

Padua1823GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 393.60
77FRAMBOTTO, Giuseppe.

Anti-Gastorello, overo Astrologia Giudiciaria, con Brevita, e Chiarezza Dimostrata Ignorante, Ingannatrice, Ridicola, Superstizioa, Perniciose Pazzia

Padua1659GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 467.40
78FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-90).

Oeuvres … Traduites de l’ Anglois sur la Quatrieme Edition, par M. Barbeu Dubourg. Avec des Additions Nouvelles

Paris1773GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 418.20
79FUINA, Nanni der.

La Britulia Liberata. Schelzo Puetio

Italia n.d.GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 209.10
80FULLONE or FOULLON, Abel (1513-63).

Descrittione et Uso Dell’ Holometro. Per Saper Misurare tutte le cose, che si possono veder coll’ occhio cosi in lunghezza, & larghezza; come in altezza, & profondita

Venice1564GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 492.00
81GALLI, Marco (1645-1700).

Miscellaneo matematico opera

Parma1694GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 282.90
82GALLONIO, Antonio (1556-1605).

Historia delle Sante Vergini Romane con Varie Annotationi e con Alcune Vite Brevi de’ Santi Parenti Loro. E de’ Gloriosi Martiri Papia e Mavro Soldate Romani

Rome1591GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 467.40
83GALLONIO, Antonio (1556-1605).

Trattato de gli Instrumenti di Martirio, e delle Varie Maniere di Martoriare usate da’ Gentili contro Christiani, Descritte et Intagliate in Rame

Rome1591GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 984.00
84GALLONIO, Antonio (1556-1605).

De ss. martyrum cruciatibus … Quo potissimum instrumenta, & modi, quibus ijdem Christi martyres olim torquebantur, accuratissime tabellis expressa describuntur

Rome1594GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 393.60
85GALLONIO, Antonio (1556-1605).

De sanctorum martyrum cruciatibus

Cologne1602GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 1,045.50
86GALVANI, Domenico.

Delle Fontanele. Trattato ... Diviso in duo Libri. L’ uno pertinente alla Teorica, nel qual si discorre intorno all’ Essenza, e l’ utile delle Fontanele, Sedagni, [?]Enamellationi, Ustioni, & Vessicatorii, L’ altro alla prattica, & uso di [?]fare & regula

Colophon: Padua1620GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 258.30
87GASTELLIER, Réné-Georges (1741-1821).

Que Penser Enfin du Supplice de la Guillotine? Nouvel Examen de Cette Question

Paris1795 or 1796GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 104.55
88[GESNER, Conrad (1516-65)].

Tesauro di Evonomo Filatro de Rimedii Secreti. Lib. Fisico et Mediicinale et in Parte Chimico et Economico, cerca’l preparare I rimedij, & sapori diversi, sommamente necessario à tutti I Medici, & Speciali. Aggiontovi Molte, et Diverse Figure de Fornaci.

Venice1556GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 861.00
89[GESNER, Conrad (1516-65) & Jean LIEBAULT (1535-96, translator).

Quatre Livres des Secrets de Medecine, et de la Philosophie Chimique … Esquels sont descrits plusieurs remedes singuliers pour toutes maladies.

?Rouen1628GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 246.00
90GHEZZI, Nicolò (1685-1766).

Dell’ Origine delle Fontane e dell’ Addolcimento dell’ Acqua Marina

Venice1742GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 258.30
91GIANNOTTI, Donato (1492-1573).

Libro de la Republica de Vinitiani

Rome1540GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 159.90
92[GIOVANNINI DA CAPUGNANO, Girolamo (d. 1604)].

Vaticinia seu praedictiones illustrium virorum sex rotis aere incises compraensa de successione summ. Pontificis Rom

Venice1600GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 209.10
93GIRALDINI, Francesco (fl. 1626).

Discorso sopra la Pietra Belzuar Minerale

Florence1626GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 369.00
94GLAREANUS, Henricus [Loritus] (1488-1563).

De geographia liber unus ab ipso authore iam tertio recognitus

Colophon: Venice1534GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 516.60
95[GOES, Willem (1611-86, editor)].

Rei agrariae. Auctores legesque varie. Quaedam nunc primum, caetera emendatiora proderunt cura

Amsterdam1674GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 135.30
96GRATAROLI, Gulielmo (1516-68).

 Opuscula, videlicet: De memoria reparanda, augenda, conservandaque, ac de reminiscentia: tutiora omnimoda remedia, praeceptiones optimae. De praedictione morum naturarumque hominum, cum ex inspection partium corporis, tum alijs modis [etc.]

Basel1554GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 2,337.00
97GRAVESANDE, Willem Jacob s’ (1688-1742).

Physices elementa mathematica, experimentis confirmata. Sive Introduction ad Philosophiam Newtonianam

Leiden1720 but 1719-21GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 147.60
98[GROSLEY, Pierre-Jean (1718-85)].

Dell’ Uso di Percuotere l’ Amica Dissertazione. Erudito – Galante. Tradotta dal Francese e dedicate agli Amanti

Cosmopoli ie. fictitious imprint1740GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 135.30
99GUAZZO, Francesco Maria (1570-1640).

Compendium maleficarum. In tres libros distinctum … Ordinis S. Ambrosij ad Nemus collectum, & pluribus figuris, ac imaginibis perornatum: Ex quo nesandissima, & execranda in genus humanum opera venesica, ac ad illa euitanda Divins remedia conficiuntur

Milan1608GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00GBP 3,936.00
100GUERRINO, Tomasso (1733-78).

Trattato Astronomico per la Costruzione delle Effemeridi con le Opportune Tavole; et il Metodo di Calcolare gli Ecclissi, tanto per Compasso come per Trigonometria, avendovi posto in Disegno molti di quelli, che accaderanno dall’ Anno 1762. Fino al 1800

Milan1762GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 738.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 15:</b> Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 1:</b> Vintage Posters Featuring Highlights from the Gail Chisholm Collection
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 8:</b> Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 13:</b> 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 22:</b> Autographs
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Mar 29:</b> Printed & Manuscript African Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 12:</b> Printed & Manuscript Americana
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Apr 26:</b> Fine Illustrated Books & Graphics
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 3:</b> Graphic Design
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 15:</b> 19th & 20th Century Literature
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 7:</b><br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Jun 21:</b> Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III
  • <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Snowy Heron, Plate 242. John James Audubon (1785-1851). First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Great Blue Heron, Plate 211. John James Audubon (1785-1851). First Edition Engravings with Original Hand Color. London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> The Clouded Leopard. Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953). Oil on canvas.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> A Bouquet of Daffodils and Other Flowers with a Butterfly on the Stem. Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). Black Chalk, Watercolor And Gum Arabic On Vellum.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> CELLARIUS, Andreas (ca 1596-1665). <i>Harmonia macrocosmica seu atlas universalis et Novus</i>. Amsterdam: Pieter Schenk and Gerald Valk, 1708.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> HOMANN, Johann Baptist (1663-1724). <i>Grosser Atlas über die gantze Welt</i>. Nuremburg: J.H.G. Bieling for the heirs of Homann, 1737.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> LEVAILLANT, Francois (1753-1824). <i>Histoire naturelle des perroquets</i>. Paris: Levrault frères (later Levrault, Schoell & Co.), 1801-1805.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> FUCHS, Leonhard (1501-1566). <i>De historia stirpium commentarii insignes. adiectis earundem vivis plusquam quingentis imaginibus</i>… Basel: Michel Isingrin, 1542.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Original Manuscript Map "Plano De Una Parte De La Provincia De La Luisiana..." AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT MAP SHOWING THE ORIGINS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AT THE TURN OF THE 19TH CENTURY.
    <b>Arader Galleries Auction<br>January 27, 2018</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> J. De Cordova's Map of the State of Texas Compiled from the records of the General Land Office of the State by Robert Creuzbaur, Houston. Hand-colored lithograph. New York: J. Atwood, 1850.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Texas. David Burr (1803-1875). Engraved Map with original hand color in full. New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1834. Second Edition.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 27:</b> Map of Texas with Parts of Adjoining States Compiled by Stephen F. Austin. Engraved Map with original hand color. Philadelphia, 1830. First Edition.
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> <i>Verve: Revue Artistique et Littéraire/An Artistic and Literary Quarterly,</i> nos.1-38 in 26 vol [a complete set], numerous colour lithographs by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse & others. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Wesley (John, Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism, 1703-91). Autograph Letter signed to Rev. John Bredin, 1782. £8,000 to £12,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Austen (Jane). Brock (Charles Edward). A group of seventeen ink and watercolour drawings for Dent's edition of Jane Austen's <i>Sense and Sensibility,</i> 1908. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Tibullus (Albius) and Gaius Valerius Catullus. <i>Elegiae, sive Carmina,</i> Venice, Andreas de Paltasichis, 1487. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Doves Press. English Bible (The), 5 vol., one of 500 copies, signed and inscribed by Laurence Hodson, Doves Press, 1903. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Africa. Smith (Andrew). <i>Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa,</i> 5 vol., first edition, original cloth, [1838-50]. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Longitude. <i>An Act for providing a Publick Reward for such Person or Persons as shall Discover the Longitude at Sea,</i> first edition of this highly important act, John Baskett, 1714. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Shirley (James). <i>Six new playes, viz. The Brothers. Sisters. Doubtfull Heir. Imposture. Cardinall. Court secret,</i> first edition, 1653. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Heaney (Seamus). <i>Ugolino,</i> number 77 of 125 copies, Dublin, Dolmen Press, 1979. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books and Works on Paper. January 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Lasinio (Carlo, 1759-1838). <i>[Ritratti Originali de Pittori Esistenti Nella Reale Galleria de Firenze],</i> 99 engravings, circa 1791-96. £1,800 to £2,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Japan. Kusakabe Kimbei. Photograph Album, 50 hand-coloured albumen prints, oblong folio, [c.1890-1900]. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 25:</b> Polar. Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin. Arctic Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, printed flyer, 1852. £1,000 to £1,500
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