• <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

Auction Reports

Australian Book Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Books, Maps, Documents: Including an Important Collection of books by James Bonwick, Travel and Australiana, Australian Gold Rush, Ephemera, Cookery, Australian Rules Football, Maps, Literature, Private Press, Art &c. &c.
Auction Date
09/08/2021 - 09/08/2021
Sale Number
#101
Total Lots
273
Sold Lots
247
Lots Sold
90.48%
Unsold Lots
26
Total Sales (AUD)
215,819.70
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD)
89,550.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD)
147,860.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (AUD)
117,680.00
High Estimate of All Lots (AUD)
186,330.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
115.83%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
158 ABBOTT, Edward.

THE ENGLISH AND AUSTRALIAN COOKERY BOOK. Cooking for the many, as well as for the “Upper Ten Thousand” by An Australian Aristologist.

1864 AUD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 16,772.00
2 ANDERSON, Ernest & SPRY, F. P.

VICTORIAN BUTTERFLIES, and how to collect them.

1893-1894. AUD 150.00 - 240.00 AUD 14,376.00
78 BONWICK, James.

NOTES OF A GOLD DIGGER AND GOLD DIGGERS’ GUIDE.

1852 AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 9,584.00
98 GILKS, Edward.

THE DIGGER’S ROAD GUIDE, to the Gold Mines of Victoria, and the Country Extending 210 Miles, round Melbourne. Carefully Compiled from Authentic Sources & Lithographed by Edwd. Gilks.

August 1853. AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 9,584.00
109 SLATER, George (published by).

THE NEWS LETTER OF AUSTRALASIA. Or, Narrative of Events: A Letter to Send to Friends. Number VIII - February 1857 [- No. 47 - July 1860].

1857-1860. AUD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 7,787.00
173 FRANKLIN, Miles.

MY BRILLIANT CAREER.

1901 AUD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 7,188.00
242 ROCKET PRESS. CARROLL. TENNIEL, Sir John and de FREITAS, L.

SIR JOHN TENNIEL’S ILLUSTRATIONS TO LEWIS CARROLL’S ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND & Through the Looking-Glass. Ninety-one prints from the original wood blocks engraved by the Brothers Dalziel from drawings by Sir John Tenniel & one print from an electr

1988 AUD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 AUD 7,188.00
149 GEELONG FOOTBALL CLUB.

SEASON 1882. Member’s Ticket.

1882 AUD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 AUD 5,990.00
53 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. OUTLINE OF THE PLAN OF A PROPOSED COLONY to be founded on the South Coast of Australia; with an Account of the soil, climate, rivers, &c. With Maps.

1834 AUD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 5,750.40
147 FOOTBALL.

VICTORIAN FOOTBALL FOLLOWER. Vol. XI. Nos. 1 -25 (1908).

1908 AUD 4,000.00 - 8,000.00 AUD 5,750.40
228 LYRE BIRD PRESS. BALDESSIN. ZIMMER, Jenny.

GEORGE BALDESSIN SIX ETCHINGS with text by Jenny Zimmer.

2000 AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 5,271.20
199 ASHENDENE PRESS. ECCLESIASTICUS.

THE WISDOM OF JESUS, the son of Sirach, commonly called Ecclesiasticus.

1932 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 3,594.00
224 KELMSCOTT PRESS. CAVENDISH, George.

THE LIFE OF THOMAS WOLSEY, Cardinal Archbishop of York.

1893 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 3,594.00
22 COOK, James and James King.

TROISIÈME VOYAGE DE COOK …

1785 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 3,114.80
176 GUNN, Mrs. Aeneas.

WE OF THE NEVER-NEVER. A Novel.

1908 AUD 200.00 - 400.00 AUD 2,875.20
190 PLINY.

THE HISTORIE OF THE WORLD: Commonly Called, the Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus.

1634 AUD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 AUD 2,396.00
202 ADAMS, Tate.

TROPICAL WOOD-ENGRAVINGS.

1997 AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,396.00
45 PINKERTON, John.

A GENERAL COLLECTION of the best and most interesting Voyages and Travels in all Parts of the World; many of which are now first translated into English.

1808 – 1814. AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 2,156.40
92 BONWICK, James.

WESTERN VICTORIA; its Geography, Geology, and Social Condition. The Narrative of an Educational Tour in 1857.

n.d., circa 1858. AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 1,916.80
178 HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

IN OUR TIME, Stories by Ernest Hemingway.

1925 AUD 400.00 - 600.00 AUD 1,916.80
  • <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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