• <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
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> William Oden Waller studio, <i>Manhattan Mary</i>, gouache and graphite, 1927. Sold for $77,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 28:</b> Missionary archive of Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond, Minnesota, 1833-93. Sold for $112,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 5:</b> Richard Hakluyt, <i>Novus Orbis</i>, first printed use of “Virginia” on a map, Paris, 1587. Sold for $80,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 17:</b> Aegidius Romanus, <i>Lo libre del regiment dels princeps</i>, first edition in Catalan, Barcelona, 1480. Sold for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed, Boston, 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 5:</b> Henry Ossawa Tanner, <i>Flight into Egypt</i>, oil on canvas, circa 1910. Sold for $341,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 2:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>The Lonely House</i>, etching, 1923. Sold for $317,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 7:</b> George Washington, Autograph Letter Signed, to his spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge, New Jersey, 1780. Sold for $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 19:</b> Saul Leiter, <i>Waiter, Paris</i>, chromogenic print, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 26: </b> A. M. Cassandre, <i>Normandie / Maiden Voyage</i>, 1935. Sold for $20,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Hayden, Ferdinand V. <i>The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Ranges of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah</i>. Boston, 1876. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Colton, G. Woolworth. <i>Colton’s New Map of the State of Texas, The Indian Territory and Adjoining Portions of New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas</i>. New York, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> [Jefferson, Thomas]. <i>The Committee appointed to prepare a Plan for the temporary Government of the Western Territory, have agreed to the following Resolutions.</i> … [Annapolis, 1 March 1784]. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Mitchell, Samuel Augustus. <i>A New Map of Texas Oregon and California with the Regions Adjoining. Compiled from the Most Recent Authorities</i>. Philadelphia, 1846. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bodmer, Karl [illustrator] — Prince Maximilian Zu Wied-Neuwied. <i>Reise In Das Innere Nord-America In Den Jahren 1832 Bis 1834</i>. 1839-1841. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bry, Theodor De, Thomas Hariot, and John White. <i>[Hariot's Virginia]. Wunderbarliche, Doch Warhafftige Erklärung, Von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia</i>... Frankfurt, 1590. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Bry, Theodor De, Thomas Hariot, and John White. <i>[Hariot's Virginia]. Wunderbarliche, Doch Warhafftige Erklärung, Von der Gelegenheit und Sitten der Wilden in Virginia</i>... Frankfurt, 1590. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Catlin, George. Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America. London, 1844. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]. <i>Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris ... For ... 1756</i>. Philadelphia: B. Franklin And D. Hall, 1755. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s, New York: Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography. January 17, 2018</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants Of America... A New Edition, with Several Additions in the Body of the Work</i> ... Philadelphia, [1776]. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> The Declaration of Independence. In Congress, July 4, 1776 … Salem, Massachusetts-Bay: Printed By E. Russell, By Order Of Authority, [Ca. 18–20 July 1776]. $1,000,000 to $1,500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Jan. 17:</b> Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist. A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution … New York, 1788. $200,000 to $300,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Autograph document signed by Junipero Serra and the other 5 heads of the Alta California missions. $50,000 to $70,000
    <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> Miguel Venegas 24 pp autograph manuscript. $15,000 to $25,000
    <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

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
151

Miraculeuse Resurrection d’ un Enfant venu Mort au Monde, qui a recue vie en l’ Eglise de Nostre-Dame de Bonne-Nouvelle en Gastinois, le 16. Juillet 1620

Paris1620GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 307.50
152

Le Miroir des Amis ou Exposition des Différens Etats des Ames par Rapport a Dieu, Conformément à la Réalité ou aux Idées Allégoriques de la Foi … Troisieme Edition

Lyon1819GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 49.20
153

Miscellanea curiosa medico-physica academiae naturae curiosorum, sive ephemeridum medico-physicarum germanicarum. Annus tertius[only].

Leipzig & Frankfurt1673GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 147.60
154MIZAULD, Antoine (1510-78).

Paradoxa rerum coeli ad epiponum philuranum, & socios

Paris1577GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 184.50
155MOBIUS, August Ferdinand (1790-1868).

Die Elemente der Mechanik des Himmels, auf Neuem Wege ohne Hulfe Hoherer Rechnungsarten dargestellt.

Leipzig1843GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 36.90
156MUNSTER, Sebastian (1488-1552).

Rudimenta Mathematica. Haec in duos digeruntur libros, quorum prior geometriae tradit principia seu prima elementa, una cum rerum & uariarum figuraru dimensionibus. Posterioruero omnigenum Horologiorum [?]docet delineations

Basel1551GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 676.50
157

Narrazione delle Conseguenze Cagionate dal Turbine Improviviso accaduto il giorno 13 Luglio 1819.

In Venezia, e suoi Contorni. ?Venice1819GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 92.25
158NAVARRE, Marguerite de (1492-1549).

Contes et Nouvelles … Mis en beau language accomodé au gout de ce temps, & enrichis de Figures en Taille-Douche

Amsterdam1698GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 442.80
159NICOLAS, Augustin (1622-95).

Si la Torture est un Moyen Seur a Verifier les Crimes Secrets; Dissertation Morale et Juridique, Par laquelle il est amplement traité des Abus qui se commettent par tout en l’ Instruction des Procés Criminels, & particulierement en la recherché du Sortile

Amsterdam1680GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 467.40
160

Nouvelle Invention d’ une Excellente Methode, pour se Preparer Facilement, & en Peu de Temps à une Bonne Confession, tant Particuliere que Generale, sans être Obliges de l’ écrire. Avec les Oraisons pour la Confession & Communion, par St. François de Sale

Lyon1698GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 270.60
161

Nouveaux Contes a Rire, et Aventures Plaisantes de ce Temps. Ou Recreations Françoises, troisieme edition

Cologne1702GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 332.10
162NUVOLETTO, Jacob Pellegrino.

Lettera Scritta … Sopra d’ un Parto Mostruoso Nata del Territorio di Saltara Contada di Fano il di Primo Agosto M.DCC.XIII.

Fano1714GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 861.00
163OLYMPIODORUS, the Younger, of Alexandria (c.485-570).

In meteora Aristotelis commentarij

Venice1551GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 799.50
164OTTO, Adolph Wilhelm (1786-1845).

Museum anatomico-pathologicum Vratislaviense [Second title:]

 Vratislaviae [ie. Breslau]:1841GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 393.60
165PAPA, Guiseppe del (c.1649-c.1735).

Della Natura dell’ Umido, e del Secco, Lettera all Illustrissimo Sig. Francesco Redi

Florence1681GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 67.65
166[PASSE, Crispin van de (1564-1637), engraver].

Triumphus martyrum.

Cologne: 1591GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 565.80
167PASSI, Giuseppe (1569-1620).

La Monstruosa Fucina delle Sordidezze de gl’ Huomini Nuovamente Formata, e Posta in Luce

Venice1603GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 221.40
168PERIER, Alessandro (1651-1730).

Disinganno de’ Peccatori Necessario ad ogni Genere di Persone: Utilissimo a’ Missionarii, ed a tutti I Predicatori, che Solo Desiderano la Salute delle Anime

Rome1726GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 1,722.00
169PETRA SANCTA or PIETRASANTA, Silvester (1590-1647).

Symbola heroica

Amsterdam1682GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 184.50
170PEUCER, Kaspar (1525-1602).

Les Devins ou Commentaire des Principales Sortes de Divinations: Distingué en Quinze Livres, esquels les Ruses & Impostures de Satan sont Descouuertes, Solidement Refutes, & Separees d’ avec les Sainctes Propheties & d’ avec les Predictions Naturelles

Anvers but Geneva1584GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 984.00
171PHINELLA, Philippus (b. c.1585).

 Libri tres nevorum.

Antwerp1632GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 565.80
172PIAZZI SMYTH, Charles (1819-1900).

Report on the Teneriffe[sic] Astronomical Experiment of 1856, addressed to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

London and Edinburgh1858 but 1859GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 209.10
173PICCINO, Giovanni.

Il Petopiccino overo Eccelenza, e Doti del Tobacco … Diviso in Doi Libri, Nel primo si tratta della lodi del Tabacco, nel secondo delle sue virtu.

Viterbo1650GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 1,476.00
174PICCOLOMINI, Alessandro (1508-78).

In libros Aristotelis de coelo lucidissima expositio. Multiplici annotationum varietate amplificata

Venice1607GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 86.10
175PICINELLI, Philippo (1604-c.1667).

Mundus symbolicus, in emblematum universitate formatus, explicates, et tam sacris

Cologne1715GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 369.00
  • <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
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