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Auction Date
06/14/2018 - 06/14/2018
Page Size: 386 items in 16 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Jenkins (James)

THE MARTIAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND HER ALLIES;

London(1814-1815)USD 6,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
2Skotnes, Cecil (Artist); Gray, Stephen (Poetry) + Preface by A.T. Max Meliss

Man's Gold (Limited Edition Art Portfolio)

JohannesburgAugust 1975 to January 1979USD 3,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,500.00
3Peter Heylyn

Chorographie and Historie of the Whole World. And all the principal Kingdoms, Provinces, and Seas, and Isles thereof.

London1657USD 8,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
4Adam Olearius [and John Davies, Trans.]

The Voyages & Travels of the Ambassadors sent by Frederick Duke of Holstein, to the Great Duke of Muscovy, and the King of Persia

London1622USD 6,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
5Various

WURM MAGAZINE - FIVE ISSUES

Pretoria1966 - 1969USD 400.00 - 450.00USD 452.00
6J.P. Malherbe

IN TIME OF THE WAR - UNPUBLISHED AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE BOER WAR

Alcobaca, Portugal1899 - 1925.USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 945.00
7Carl Ludwig Christian Rümker

FIVE IMPORTANT AUTOGRAPH LETTERS ON ASTRONOMY FROM CARL RUMKER TO JOHN LEE

1840 - 1850USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 300.00
8Joan MIRO

L'OISEAU SOLAIRE - DE LUXE LIMITIED EDITION SIGNED BY MIRO

Paris1967USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
9Reverend W. Houghton

British Freshwater Fishes

London1879USD 800.00 - 900.00Not Sold
10G. B. Sowerby

Illustrated Index of British Shells

London1859USD 350.00 - 400.00Not Sold
11Thomas Carleval

Disputationum iuris variarum ad interpretationem regiarum

Venetiis1683USD 600.00 - 600.00Not Sold
12DIODORO SICULO

DELLE ANTIQUE HISTORIE FABULOSE

VENETIIS1542USD 600.00 - 600.00USD 350.00
13Lloyds of London.

POLICY OF ASSURANCE REGISTER FOR TABLE BAY, CAPE TOWN

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 2,757.00
14Van der Weyer (Captain B.G.)

MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL OF LETTERS WRITTEN DURING THE ANLGO BOER WAR

Manuscript: no date [1904]USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
15Leo (John) Leo Africanus

A GEOGRAPHICAL HISTORIE OF AFRICA

Londini1600USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
16The GUTENBERG Bible.

BIBLE, in Latin. – Biblia Latina, a 3-volume facsimile edition of the ‘Gutenberg Bible’.

New York1968USD 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
17Bible

THE ENGLISH BIBLE - GENEVA VERSION 1585

London1585USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,000.00
18Bruce ROGERS (designer/typographer). - Robert FROST

The Complete Poems of Robert Frost. [Introduction by Louis Untermeyer].

New York1950USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
19Deering, Maister Edward; Edward Blount (editor and publisher)

"Derings Workes. More at large than euer hath heere-to-fore been printed in any one volume" (1614)

London1614USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
20Stern (Irma)

CONGO (Number 6 of 300 signed copies)

Pretoria1943USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
21Maugham, W Somerset; Graham Sutherland (illustrator)

Cakes and Ale, or The Skeleton in the Cupboard. One of 1000 copies signed by the author and artist and with an original lithograph

London, Melbourne and Toronto[1954]USD 750.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
22Proust, Marcel; preface by Andre Maurois; edited by Pierre Clarac and Andre Ferre

A LA RECHERCHE DU TEMPS PERDU (3 vols)

Paris1964 to 1965USD 65.00 - 85.00Not Sold
23Matz, B W (compiler); Dickens's daughter (introduction); Harold Copping (illustrator)

Character Sketches from Dickens (1924)

London, Paris, New York1924USD 60.00 - 75.00Not Sold
24O'Brian, Patrick

Clarissa Oakes

London1992USD 50.00 - 65.00USD 79.00
25Codd, L E W; foreword by R A Dyer; colour illustrations by Cythna Letty & M E Connell

Trees and Shrubs of the Kruger National Park

Pretoria1951USD 65.00 - 80.00USD 55.00
  • <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.
  • <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>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>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
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