Lot 219. McKenny & Hall’s landmark “History of the Indian Tribes of North America. A mixed set, 3 atlas folio volumes. Missing three [of 40] plates in vol. one, vols II and III complete, a total of 117 colored plates. An imperfect set that may fetch only half of the price of a perfect matched set. Estimated $30,000 to $40,000
251. Huckleberry Finn. First state with all issue points save one. A very rare book. Estimated $10,000 to $15,000
Lot 324. An important work for the artwork it contains by Frida Kahlo. The volume is Ms. Kahlo’s personal copy of vol. III of The Works of Edgar Allen Poe containing multiple inscriptions, collages and drawings in her own hand. An exceptional item for a collector or collection. Estimated $20,000 to $30,000
Lot 1. The property of Dr. Sherman Minton, renowned herpetologist. A very nice copy of John Edwards Holbrook’s North American Herpetology, three vols, printed 18936-1838. Estimated $8,000 to $12,000
Lot 53. Ehon taka kagami [An illustrated Mirror of Hawks] illustrated by [Asian] Kyosai, [To-Iku Kawanabe] [Tokyo: Nakamura, 1866-1880]. Two vols, expanded to 5 parts. Very original. Estimated $6,000-$8,000.
This book from the collection of George Kotsiopoulos.
Lot 21. A teaching atlas. Yaggy’s Geographical Atlas printed in 1887. An exceptionally rare children’s teaching aid including maps, plates, and moveable parts. For collectors of books as objects this item deserves consideration. Estimated $ 4,000 to $6,000.
The sale is on August 9th on the premises of Leslie Hindman at 1338 West Lake Street in Chicago.
Hours of inspection:
Saturday 6 August – 10 am to 3:00 pm;
Sunday 7 August – Noon to 5:00 pm;
Monday 8 August – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Sale: Tuesday beginning at noon, CST
On the Hindman site a virtual catalogue is available.
The website: www.lesliehindman.com