• <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556). <i>Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion...</i> London, 1548. First edition. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Donne, John (1572-1631). <i>Pseudo-Martyr.</i> London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Fletcher, Giles (1549?-1611). <i>The Russe Common Wealth, or Maner of Gouernement by the Russe Emperour…</i> London, 1591. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616). <i>The Boock of Physicke.</i> Dordrecht: Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition. $12,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666). <i>Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.</i> London, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works in English. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364). <i>Polycronicon.</i> Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 <i>Continuation</i> by William Caxton. Southwark, 1527. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Randolph, Bernard (b. 1643). <i>The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus…</i> London, 1689. [Bound with] <i>The Present State of the Islands of the Archipelago…</i> $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> <i>The Great Herball Newly Corrected.</i> London, 1539. Folio, ESTC lists three U.S. copies; the last copy offered at auction was incomplete and sold in 1949. $25,000 to $35,000
  • <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>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>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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Aguttes: Autograph Books

Auction Reports

Auction Name Autograph Books Total Sales (EUR) 215,033.00
Auction Date 11/22/2017 - 11/22/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 138,940.00
Sale Number #87646 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 190,970.00
Total Lots 213
Sold Lots 109 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 284,420.00
% of Lots Sold 51.17% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 372,530.00
Unsold Lots 104 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 57.72%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
12ter

INCUNABLE - La Mer des hystoires. Acheue a Paris par Pierre le Rouge imprimeur du Roy.

1488 EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 36,037.00
10 BENVENUTO DA IMOLA (Benevenutus de Rambaldis (c. 1338-1390).

Liber Romuleon De gestis Romanorum. En latin, manuscrit enluminé sur papier.

vers 1460-1480 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 36,037.00
12

HEURES. LIVRE D'HEURES (usage d'Amiens).

vers 1475 EUR 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 EUR 29,824.00
101

Description de l'Égypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Seconde édition, dédiée au Roi. Publiée par C. L. F. Panckoucke.

1821-1829 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 27,338.00
111

TROMBERT l'ainé à Strasbourg. Meubles.

EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 11,739.00
54

Album d'environ 298 gravures montées sur 112 ff. sur la chasse

EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 6,462.00
231

MUSIQUE ca 1880 Album amicorum de Louise WEINLICH-TIPKA, cantatrice et professeur de chant

EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 3,190.00
13 ALLIER. BOURBON-L'ARCHAMBAULT. MONTESPAN (Madame de).

Documents se rapportant à Madame de Montespan. Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, dite Marquise de Montespan (1640-1707),

EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 2,807.00
93 SADE (Donatien Alphonse François, marquis de).-

Aline et Valcour, ou le Roman philosophique. Écrit à la Bastille un an avant la Révolution de France. Orné de Seize Gravures.

1795 EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 2,610.00
2 DE BRY, Johann Theodor and J. I. DE BRY

Nova Alphati Effictio histories ad singulas literas correspondentibus, et toreumate Bryanaeo artificiose in aes incises illustrate.

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,485.00
33

GEOMETRIE. ARPENTAGE. Traité de géométrie et d'arpentage,

vers 1575-1625 EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 2,485.00
60 VASSE (Guillaume)

Cinquante ans de souvenirs de chasse, Au marais, à la hutte,, sur les grêves et en mer. Préface de Louis Ternier. Illustrations de J. Oberthur.

1928 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,485.00
49 BELON Pierre

L'histoire de la nature des oyseaux Avec leurs descriptions, & naïfs portraicts. Retirez du naturel: escrite en sept livres. Par Pierre Belon du Mans.

1555 EUR 400.00 - 600.00 EUR 2,237.00
51 LAFOSSE (Philippe - Etienne)

Cours d'Hippiatrique ou traité complet de la médecine des chevaux, orné de soixante & cinq planches gravées avec soins.

1772 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,615.00
140

Ensemble de lettres, fragments de lettres et journaux, adressés la plupart dans le département de la Drôme,

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,404.00
186

Royaume d'Araucanie et de Patagonie (1860-1862) Diplômes. Royaume fondé par Antoine de TOULENS, ancien avoué à Périgueux,

1860 EUR 500.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,404.00
29

DROIT. Recueil de modèles d'actes de droit public.

vers 1580-1600 EUR 700.00 - 900.00 EUR 1,367.00
57 Giacomelli

Album de dessins in folio; demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs. Monogramme HGG en queue. 247 dessins et croquis originaux

EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 1,367.00
237 [Comte de SHELBURNE]

Correspondance.

1760-1789-1799 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 1,276.00
1 ALLARD (Pierre)

Catacrise de l'opinion de ceux qui tiennent le droict Romain pour loy ou coustume en Lyonnois et autres pays de France.

1597 EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 1,243.00
15

ANATOMIE ARTISTIQUE. EUDEL (Paul). Notes et planches sur les proportions du corps humain. En français, manuscrit sur papier suivi de dessins à l'encre; gravures rajoutées.

n.d, vers 1870 (?) EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,243.00
70

Toulouse/ DUROSOI (Barnabé Farmian de Rosoy dit). Annales de la ville de Toulouse.

1771-1780 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,243.00
71

Rubens/GEVARTIUS, Casparius.- Pompa introitus Honori Serenissimi Principis Ferdinandi Austriaci Hispaniarum infantis S.R.E. Card. Belgarum et Burgundionum gubernatoris ....

1641). EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,243.00
43

PARIS. CHARLES X. PALAIS DE L'INDUSTRIE. Exposition d'un projet de palais pour l'admission des produits de l'industrie devant suppléer au Louvre. - Avis à la ville de Paris. -

vers 1828-1829 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 1,148.00
4 M.T. CICERO

Ad Marcum Brutum orator

1536 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,118.00
  • <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>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.
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