Potter and Potter Auctions: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 56, Chicago

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/27/2018 - 01/27/2018
Page Size: 564 items in 23 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

FDR D-Day Prayer Christmas Broadside.

1944USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 5,280.00
2Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

FDR Autograph Letter Signed As President, "Pa," to His Son.

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,600.00
3Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Typed Letter Signed, "Franklin D. Roosevelt," Addressing Harvard Classmates of 1904.

1929USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,080.00
4Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Original Cartoon Artwork of FDR, from the President?s Own "Bouquets & Brickbats" Collection.

1938USD 600.00 - 900.00Not Sold
5Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Three Press Photos of FDR and Calvin Coolidge.

Washington, D.C.1920s?30s. USD 80.00 - 125.00Not Sold
6Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Packet of Invitations to Inauguration Ceremonies.

Washington, D.C.1937USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 108.00
7Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Second Inauguration of FDR Print.

N.p.ca. 1936. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
8Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Formal Printed Invitation to White House Reception.

Washington, D.C.1940USD 50.00 - 150.00USD 30.00
9Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Framed FDR Autograph Display.

1937USD 250.00 - 300.00USD 180.00

(Japanese Internment) 1942 Japanese Internment Poster.

1942USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 780.00

(Japanese Internment) 1942 Japanese Exclusion Poster.

1942USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 540.00

(World War Two) Anti?Japanese War Propaganda Poster.

[Washington, D.C.]1944USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 390.00

(World War Two) Original World War II "Buy War Bonds" Poster Artwork.

St. Louis1940s. USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 180.00

(World War Two) 1941 "Remember Pearl Harbor" Poster.

Chicago1941USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 180.00
15Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Honored Guest Non-Transferable Pass to The White House Grounds Inauguration Ceremonies of January 20th, 1945.

1945USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
16Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Honored Guest Non-Transferable Pass to The White House Grounds Inauguration Ceremonies of January 20th, 1945.

1945USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 210.00
17Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Collection of 10 FDR Related Photographs.

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 60.00
18Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

Original Photostat of Resolution Adopted by the Conference of the Senate Majority.

1945USD 100.00 - 200.00Not Sold
19Roosevelt, Franklin Delano.

FDR Funeral Train: Original Three Page "Corrected Itinerary" of the "Trip of the President _ Washington, D.C. to Hyde Park, NY." April 14-15, 1945.

1945USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 330.00
20Pyle, Ernest (Ernie).

Ernie Pyle Signed Check.

1944USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 60.00
21Truman, Harry S.

The Radio Addresses of President Truman.

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
22Truman, Harry S.

Dewey Defeats Truman. Chicago Daily Tribune Full Front Page.

Chicago, Nov. USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,160.00
23Truman, Harry S.

1945 Photo of Truman Taking the Oath of Office.

Washington, D.C1945USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 150.00
24[Truman, Harry S.] Matthew J.

Connelly?s Harry Truman Scrapbook.

1940s. USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 300.00
25Truman, Harry S.

Harry Truman Typed Letter Signed to Robert Connelly.

1960USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <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>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
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