Auction Reports

Michael Treloar

Auction Info

Auction Name
Autographs, Manuscripts and Signed Books - Online bidstart 11/29
Auction Date
12/14/2019 - 12/14/2019
Sale Number
#121419
Total Lots
189
Sold Lots
78
Lots Sold
41.27%
Unsold Lots
111
Total Sales (AUD)
39,610.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD)
32,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD)
45,250.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (AUD)
107,800.00
High Estimate of All Lots (AUD)
148,300.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
26.71%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
135 Duntroon Sergeants Mess Guests Book (signed)

Duntroon Sergeants Mess Guests Book (signed)

1957 to 1979. AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 3,262.00
139 Forshaw & Cooper

Forshaw & Cooper: Kingfishers Volumes 5 & 6 (signed)

1994 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 3,029.00
101 Lev Tolstoy

Lev Tolstoy: Autograph note signed

AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 1,980.50
137 Forshaw & Cooper

Forshaw & Cooper: Kingfishers Volumes 3 & 4 (signed)

1987 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 1,980.50
138 Forshaw & Cooper

Forshaw & Cooper: Kingfishers Volumes 5 & 6 (signed)

1994 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 1,747.50
109 Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace: Autograph letter signed

1899 AUD 400.00 - 600.00 AUD 1,048.50
14 Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall: Autograph letter signed

1926 AUD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 1,048.50
55 Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler: Signed valediction

AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 1,048.50
184 Boyle

Boyle: No Passing Glory (signed by 12 VC winners)

1955 AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 932.00
120 Mackenzie

Mackenzie: 17th Battalion AIF (with many signatures)

1946 AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 873.75
121 Gorman

Gorman: 22nd Battalion (signed by 45 men of the 2/22nd)

1919 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 873.75
140 Forshaw & Cooper

Forshaw & Cooper: Parrots of the World (signed limited ed)

1990/1989, 1973. AUD 500.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 815.50
11 Ferruccio Busoni

Ferruccio Busoni: Signed cabinet card photograph

1898 AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 815.50
127 Breen

Breen: First to Fight (with over 110 signatures)

1988 AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 699.00
158 Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday: Autograph sentiment signed

AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 699.00
173 Frank T. Morris

Frank T. Morris: Seven titles on birds, signed

1973 to 1979 AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 699.00
174 Laurence Olivier & Vivien Leigh

Laurence Olivier & Vivien Leigh: Signed photographs

AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00 AUD 699.00
178 Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Signed photograph

circa1940 AUD 400.00 - 600.00 AUD 640.75
15 Charles I

Charles I: Fragment of autograph juvenilia

AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 535.90
23 Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday: Autograph letter signed

AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 535.90
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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