Potter and Potter Auctions: Gambling Memorabilia - Books, Cards, Ephemera, 60, Chicago

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/19/2018 - 05/19/2018
Page Size: 351 items in 15 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Abbott, Jack.

A Treatise on Jack Pot Poker by Uncle Jack Abbott With the Game of Sancho Pedro.

New Orleans1881USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 510.00
2Abbott, Jack.

A Treatise on Jack Pot Poker by Uncle Jack Abbott With the Game of Sancho Pedro.

New Orleans1902USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 390.00
3Bailey, Robert.

The Life and Adventures of Robert Bailey.

Richmond1822USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 780.00
4Ballard, Martha C.

Shakespeare on Poker.

Denver1906USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 120.00
5Ballard, Martha C.

Shakespeare on Poker.

Denver1906USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 96.00
6Beecher, Rev. Henry Ward.

Gamblers and Gambling.

Philadelphia1896USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 60.00
7Blackbridge, John.

The Complete Poker Player.

New York1875USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 2,640.00
8Blackbridge, John.

The Complete Poker Player.

New York1880USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
9[Original Artwork] [Blackbridge, John.]

The Complete Poker Player.

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 360.00
10Borthwick, J[ohn] D[avid].

Three Years in California.

Edinburgh and London1857USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 330.00
11Brelsford, C.E.H and C.W. Dimick.

It’s All In The Draw.

[Boston]1895USD 80.00 - 150.00USD 84.00
12(Brown, Garrett) Edwin S. Lorsch, pseud.

The Autocrat of the Poker Table.

[N.p], ca. 1916. USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
13Brown, Garrett.

How to Beat the Game.

New York1903USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 390.00
14Cady, A.

Howard.

Spalding’s Home Library. USD 80.00 - 150.00USD 150.00
15Cameron, Judson J.

Cheating at Bridge.

Philadelphia1933USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 120.00
16Canfield, George "Kid".

Reformed Confidence Man and Gambler, Whose Exhibits Expose All Confidence and Gambling Tricks.

New York1911USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 210.00
17[Carleton, Henry Guy]

The Mott Street Poker Club.

New York and London1889USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 108.00
18[Carleton, Henry Guy]

The South Fifth Avenue Poker Club.

New York1888USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 660.00
19[Carleton, Henry Guy]

Lectures Before the Thompson Street Poker Club.

New York and London1889USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 60.00
20[Carleton, Henry Guy]

The Thompson Street Poker Club.

New York1884USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
21[Cheating & Marked Cards]

Seventeen Booklets on Cheating at Cards.

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 270.00
22

[Cheating] Four Vintage Manuals on Cheating at Poker and Dice.

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
23Churchill, Major Seton.

Betting and Gambling.

London1894USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 84.00
24

Clear the Decks.

Ontario1986 – 2005. USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 270.00
25Collier, Jeremy.

An Essay Upon Gaming in a Dialogue Between Callimachus and Dolomedes.

London1713USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 360.00
  • <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000
  • <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>
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