• <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Rare 1778 Engraved map of Colonial Philadelphia after George Heap (1714-1752) and Nicholas Scull (1687-1761). $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Author signed and inscribed <i>THE FOUNTAINHEAD,</i> stated First Edition, by Ayn Rand, published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York, 1943. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) autograph letter, signed, as President, to Nathan Reid detailing Jackson’s intervention on behalf of Reid's grandson. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Edward Steichen (Luxembourg/American, 1879-1973) portfolio of photographs, "The Early Years 1900-1927, 12 Hand-Gravure Prints" #41/1000, printed in 1981. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, TLS, one-page typed letter on The White House, Washington, D.C., stationary to John Marshall Butler. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two Pre-Civil War slave related letters, including one written by Mariah, a female domestic slave of James Vincent Musgrove (1814-1890) to her daughter. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two author signed and inscribed Ayn Rand related books, including one Rand signed <i>WE THE LIVING,</i> London 1940 edition. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> PLAN DE LA VILLE DE MEMPHIS (ETATS-UNIS) 40,000 HABITANTS pen and ink with watercolor hand drawn drainage system map, circa 1870. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Scarce Mezzotint portrait of Thomas Pownall, Colonial Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1757-1760) and South Carolina (1760). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print. $500 to $700.

Auction Reports

Bonhams

Auction Info

Auction Name
Highlights from the Medical Library of the late James Tait Goodrich
Auction Date
12/10/2020 - 12/10/2020
Sale Number
#26670
Total Lots
131
Sold Lots
112
Lots Sold
85.50%
Unsold Lots
19
Total Sales (USD)
674,556.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
403,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
590,600.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
459,400.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
674,400.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
100.02%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
56 HOOKE, ROBERT.

Micrographia: or some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies made by Magnifying Glasses.

1665 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 69,062.00
108 VESALIUS, ANDREAS.

De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.

1555 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 40,312.00
59 ROBERT HOOKE'S COPY OF VESALIUS, RECORDED IN HIS DIARY.

De humani corporis fabrica.

1568 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 37,812.00
107 VESALIUS, ANDREAS.

Epistola rationem modumque propinandi radicis Chynae decocti....

1546]. USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 27,812.00
46 GAUTIER D'AGOTY, JACQUES FABIEN AND J.F.M.

Anatomie de le tete, en tableaux imprimes qui representent au naturel le Cerveau sous differentes coupes, la distribution des Vaisseaux dans toutes les parties de la tete, les organes des sens, et une partie de la nevrologie.

1748 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 22,812.00
30 DIGBY, SIR KENELM.

Manuscript in English, "Loose Fantasies," Digby's fanciful commemoration of his early adventures, as well as his secret relationship and marriage to his childhood sweetheart Lady Venetia Stanley

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 19,062.00
9 BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO.

Tractatus de fractura calve sive cranei.

1518 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 17,812.00
91 RIDLEY, HUMPHREY.

The Anatomy of the Brain.

1695 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 17,812.00
54 HIPPOCRATES.

Hippocratis Coi medicarum omnium longe principis....

1525 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 16,562.00
123 WILLIS, THOMAS.

Cerebri anatome, cui accessit nervorum descriptio et usus.

1664 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 13,387.00
33 DRYANDER, JOHANNES.

Anatomiae, hoc est, corporis humani dissectionis pars prior [all published] - Anatomia Porci, ex traditione Cophonis -Anatomia Infantis, ex Gabriele de Zerbis.

1537 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 12,750.00
34 ESTIENNE, CHARLES.

De dissectione partium corporis humani libri tres. Una cum figuris, & incisionum declarationibus, a Stephano Riverio Chirurgo compositis.

1545 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 12,750.00
52 HALY ABBAS (ALI IBN Al-ABBAS AL-MAJUSI).

Liber totius medicine necessaria....

1523 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 12,750.00
35 ESTIENNE, CHARLES.

Les figures et portraicts des parties du corps humain.

1575 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 11,475.00
117 VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX.

Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.

1786 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 11,475.00
131 WITHERING, WILLIAM.

An Account of the Foxglove, and some of its Medical Uses.

1785 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 11,475.00
76 MORGAN, JOHN.

A Discourse upon the Institution of Medical Schools in America....

1765 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 9,562.00
77 WILLIAM OSLER MENU SIGNED BY CUSHING, THAYER, AND MORE.

William Osler, menu, signed by the attendees,

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 9,562.00
66 KETHAM, JOHANNES DE.

Fasciculus medicie

1522 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 8,925.00
99 SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS.

A military set of trephine instruments,

third quarter of the 18th century. USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 8,287.00
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