• <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century

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Auction Info

Auction Name
Rare Books - Online bidstart 8/19
Auction Date
08/26/2021 - 08/26/2021
Sale Number
#93
Total Lots
462
Sold Lots
140
Lots Sold
30.30%
Unsold Lots
322
Total Sales (USD)
27,474.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
30,121.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
37,099.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
86,189.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
105,334.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
26.08%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
9 Cecil Skotnes Illustrations - Guy Butler Text

PILGRIMAGE TO DIAS CROSS - DE LUXE EDITION WITH ORIGINAL SKOTNES GRAPHICS

1987 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,680.00
19 Fannin, John Eustace & Fannin, Natalie [editor]

THE FANNIN PAPERS:

1932 USD 100.00 - 100.00 USD 1,260.00
248 Vladimir (Ze'Ev) Jabotinsky

FINE INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH OF ZE'EV JABOTINSKY

1938 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,250.00
309 Dubois-Fontanelle, Jean Gaspard

Anecdotes Africaines

1775 USD 150.00 - 150.00 USD 1,155.00
31 William Kentridge

Carlton Hotel 1979 - Etching - Artist's Proof - Signed and Numbered

USD 1,300.00 - 1,300.00 USD 1,103.00
5 William Shakespeare - Ed. Samuel Johnson

THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - FIRST SAMUEL JOHNSON EDITION FIRST PRINTING IN EIGHT VOLUMES - 1765

1765 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,000.00
13 Harris (Robert)

SOUTH AFRICA

1886 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,000.00
10 Anonymous. (? Roderick Noble). & Various Photographers

THE PROGRESS OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE ALFRED ERNEST ALBERT - AFRICA'S FIRST BOOK ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS!

1861 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 600.00
186 Selous (Frederick Courteney)

A HUNTER'S WANDERINGS IN AFRICA

1881 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 552.00
72 Vladimir Tretchikoff

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS - PORTFOLIO OF 10 SIGNED PRINTS

1978 USD 450.00 - 600.00 USD 552.00
320 Dunbar-Brunton (James)

BIG GAME HUNTING IN CENTRAL AFRICA

1912 USD 600.00 - 700.00 USD 500.00
327 Selous (Frederick Courteney)

AFRICAN NATURE NOTES AND REMINISCENCES

1908 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 420.00
113 South Wales Borderers. 2nd Battalion.

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899 -1902

No date (circa 1902) USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 400.00
132 Mandela (Nelson)

LONG WALK TO FREEDOM (Signed by Nelson Mandela)

1994 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 394.00
157 Van der Walt (J.J.A.) & Vorster (P.J.)

PELARGONIUMS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

1977,1981 and1988 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 368.00
321 Findlay (Frederick Roderick Noble)

BIG GAME SHOOTING AND TRAVEL IN SOUTH-EAST AFRICA

1903 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 350.00
12 Barrow, John

An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa

1801 and 1804 USD 900.00 - 900.00 USD 315.00
387 Courtney, Roger

Africa Calling (in dust jacket)

1935 USD 135.00 - 185.00 USD 314.00
3 Walter Battiss

HOMECOMING

1945 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 300.00
8 [Davidson (Hugh) Editor]

THE SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

[1904] USD 350.00 - 400.00 USD 300.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS REVEALS HIS SPIRITUAL SIDE. Autograph Letter to Tim Brown, 1974. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> DIDEROT, DENIS. 1713-1784; & JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. 1717-1783, EDITORS. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers.</i> $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, Illinois: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE, 1982. Earliest known to appear at auction. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> TRINITY PROJECT: STAFFORD L. WARREN. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> JIMMY HARE PHOTOGRAPH OF WRIGHT FLYER SIGNED BY BOTH WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1908. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> HAGELIN CX-52 CIPHER MACHINE, Type D, Switzerland, Crypto AG, 1950s, no 33454. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> FEYNMAN WORKING ON QUARK THEORY. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS SETS THE STAGE FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING. Signed document, 1982. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> MEMORYMOOG PLUS, THE CLASSIC ANALOG POLYSYNTH OF THE 1980S. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> WRIGHT BROTHERS: DAYTON 1909, <i>The Nation State and City Welcome the World's Greatest Aviators.</i> $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Ricky Jay Collection<br>October 27 & 28, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> "Remarkable Persons". A remarkable collection of remarkable characters. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Scot, Reginald. A serious debunking witchcraft and demonology. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> (Buchinger, Matthias). Buchinger's own family tree. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Bibrowski, Stephan. Most likely reading A Midsummer Night's Dream. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller). Kellar loses his head. $4,000 to $6,000.
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