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Auction Name
Highlights from the Medical Library of the late James Tait Goodrich, Part III - bidstart 6/18
Auction Date
06/29/2021 - 06/29/2021
Sale Number
#26891
Total Lots
280
Sold Lots
243
Lots Sold
86.79%
Unsold Lots
37
Total Sales (USD)
459,988.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
200,550.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
299,850.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
238,450.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
354,650.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
129.70%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
47 [DIGBY, KENELM. 1602-1665.]

A group of books from the personal library of Kenelm Digby.

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 21,562.00
151 VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794.

Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie. Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786.

1786 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 9,562.00
203 MORGAN, JOHN. 1735-1789.

A Discourse upon the Institution of Medical Schools in America.... Philadelphia: William Bradford, 1765.

1765 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 9,562.00
245 OSLER, GRACE REVERE. 1854-1928.

Four items:

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 9,562.00
4

ANATOMICAL ILLUSTRATIONS. Four drawings of the brain and head, after Vesalius, c.16th century.

c.16th century. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 8,925.00
67

FRENCH MEDICAL IMPRINTS. A group of 19 works,

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 8,925.00
277 CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939.

A large collection of offprints, extracts, journals and ephemera by and about Harvey Cushing,

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 7,650.00
24

BRITISH MEDICAL IMPRINTS. A group of works from the 18th and 19th centuries,

18th and 19th centuries, USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 7,012.00
88 HOPE, JAMES. 1801-1841.

Principles and Illustrations of Morbid Anatomy. London: Whittaker & Co., 1834.

1834 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 7,012.00
140 SILVATICUS, MATTHAEUS. D. C.1342.

Pandectae medicinae. Edited by Georgius de Ferrariis. Venice: Philippus Pincius for Bernardinus Fontana, 16 June 1492.

1492 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 6,120.00
156 WATSON, JAMES DEWEY. b. 1928 & FRANCIS HARRY COMPTON CRICK. 1916-2004.

"Molecular structure of nucleic acids." In: Nature, vol. 171, No. 4356, pp. 737-741. London: Fisher, Knight & Co. Ltd., for Macmillan & Co., Limited, April 25, 1953. [With:] WATSON & CRICK. "Genetical implications of the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid

1953 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,120.00
244 OSLER, WILLIAM. 1849-1919.

Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters,

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 6,120.00
274 OSLER, WILLIAM. 1849-1919.

Collection of William Osler photographs and other ephemera, including original early photograph of Osler working at his desk,

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 6,120.00
279 FULTON, JOHN F. 1899-1960.

A collection of Cushing and Osler related items from John F. Fulton and Madeline Stanton,

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 6,120.00
66

FRENCH LANGUAGE MEDICAL IMPRINTS. A group of 10 works,

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 6,120.00
133 RYFF, WALTHER HERMANN. C. 1500-1562.

Der erst [ander, Drit] theyl der kleynern Teutschen Apoteck Confect oder Latwergen buechlins. Strassburg: Samuel Emmel, 1562-59-66.

1562-59-66. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,737.00
8 AUVERT, ALEXANDER IVANOVICH. D 1865.

Selecta Praxis Medico-Chirurgicae quam Mosquae exercat. Paris: Bailliere & Bossange; Moscow: Urbain & Renaud, 1848-1851.

1848-1851. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,737.00
54 DROUIN, VINCENT-DENY. 1660-1722.

Description du cerveau des principals distributions de fes dix paires de nerfs, & des organs des sens. Paris: Guillaume de Luyne, 1691.

1691 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,737.00
96 LISTER, JOSEPH. 1827-1912.

A group of published works and ephemera,

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 5,355.00
164

CONJOINED TWINS. Desvios de la naturaleza: o Tratado de el origen de los monstrous.... Lima: Joseph de Contreras y Alvarado,1695.

1695 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,355.00
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
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