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Addison and Sarova: Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

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Auction Name Rare Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera Total Sales (USD) 163,350.00
Auction Date 11/18/2017 - 11/18/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 98,990.00
Sale Number #1017 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 151,500.00
Total Lots 242
Sold Lots 211 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 112,040.00
% of Lots Sold 87.19% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 171,120.00
Unsold Lots 31 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 95.46%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
15

[Coverdale, Diglot New Testament]. THE NEWE TESTAMENT BOTH IN LATINE AND ENGLYSHE.

1538 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 18,750.00
10

NOVUM TESTAMENTUM OMNE, MULTO QUAM ANTEHAC DILIGENTIUS AB [ERASMUS ROTERDAMO] RECOGNITU[M]….

1519 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 15,000.00
32 Wollstonecraft, Mary.

A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN: WITH STRICTURES ON POLITICAL AND MORAL SUBJECTS.

1792 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 5,312.50
8 Edison, Thomas A.

Signed sepia cabinet photo.

1892 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 4,687.50
27

THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTEYNING THE OLD TESTAMENT, AND THE NEW….

1613 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 4,062.50
191 Ducheto, Claudio.

Constantinopoli.

1570 but later 17th century. USD 80.00 - 120.00 USD 4,062.50
2

BIBLE, in English, Bishops' version [The Holy Byble, Conteyning the Olde Testament and the Newe.

1574 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,750.00
6

The complete books of the major and minor prophets of the Bible, from Isaiah through Malachi. Extracted from "The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament and the New…. "

1611 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,750.00
11 Faulkner, William.

THE SOUND AND THE FURY.

1929 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,750.00
18 Chaucer, Geoffrey; Speght, Thomas.

THE WORKES OF OUR ANTIENT AND LEARNED ENGLISH POET, GEFFREY CHAUCER, NEWLY PRINTED.

1598 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,750.00
192

Nouvelle Description Du Royaulme De France.

1586 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 3,750.00
31

THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW: NEWY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES....

1613 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,437.50
156

[Manuscript on heavy laid paper] Antiphonale de Sanctis per Totum Annum.

1730 USD 700.00 - 1,100.00 USD 2,812.50
39 Faulkner, William.

ABSALOM, ABSALOM!

1936 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,500.00
9

Manuscript prayer book on vellum,

circa 1350 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 2,125.00
13 Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939.)

Typed Letter Signed ("WB Yeats"), 1 1/8 p. recto and verso, 4to.

1935 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,125.00
30

Manuscript fragment from Hebrew Bible.

circa mid 16th century. USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,125.00
159 Foxe, John.

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY, CONTAYNING THE ACTES AND MONUMENTS OF THINGES PASSED IN EVERY KINGES TIME… ESPECIALLY IN THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND….

1576 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 2,000.00
34 Ravel, Maurice (French composer, 1875-1937).

Autograph Quotation Signed.

1928 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,875.00
150

THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW: NEWY TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES....

1628 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,875.00
105 Garden, Alexander.

ANECDOTES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE TALENTS AND VIRTUES OF THE HEROES AND PATRIOTS…. Second Series.

1828 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,500.00
47 Sassoon, Siegfried (1886-1967).

Two Autograph Manuscripts Signed, including: Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Siegfried Sassoon"),

n.d., USD 500.00 - 800.00 USD 1,375.00
165

THE ALCORAN OF MAHOMET, TRANSLATED OUT OF ARABICK INTO FRENCH… AND NEWLY ENGLISED.

1688 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,375.00
41 Hemingway, Ernest.

Typed Letter Signed ("Ernest Hemingway") with long autograph postscript, 1 p, 4to.

1934 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
46 Keller, Helen (1880-1968.)

Typed Letter Signed, 1 p., 4to,

1936 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,250.00
  • <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 Oct 16:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> Titus Livius, <i>Las Quatorze Decadas,</i> Zaragoza, 1520. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> Printed <i>Book of Hours</i> with 20 full-page illustrations, Paris, 1509. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> Jean La Fontaine, <i>Fables Choisies, mises en Vers,</i> first editions, Paris, 1668. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> Giovanni Boccaccio, <i>De las mujeres illustres en romance,</i> Zaragoza, 1494. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> Giovanni Boccaccio, third edition of the first published work of female biography, Louvain, 1487. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Icones Anatomicae,</i> Munich, Bremer Press, 1934. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 16:</b> Joseph Boneta y Laplana, <i>Gritos del Purgatorio, y Medios para acallarlos,</i> Manila, 1711. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <center><b> The Library of Pierre Bergé<br>Auction Pierre Bergé & Associés<br>in association with Sotheby’s<br>Paris-Hôtel Drout<br>December 14, 2018<br><br>New York Exhibition<br>Oct. 16 to Oct. 20</b>
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> BARTHOLOMEUS ANGLICUS. <i>Le Proprietaire des choses.</i> Lyon, [circa 1484]. 150 000 / 200 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONTAIGNE, Michel de. <i>Essais.</i> Bordeaux, 1580. 400 000 / 500 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> PROUST, Marcel. <i>Du côté de chez Swann.</i> Paris, 1914 [1913]. 600 000 / 800 000 €
    <b>The Library of Pierre Bergé, NY exhibition 10/16 to 10/20:</b> MONSTRELET, Enguerrand de. <i>Le Premier [-Tiers] Volume des Cronicques.</i> Paris, circa 1503.<br>300 000 / 400 000 €
  • <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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