Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett, Part II, 625, Chicago

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Auction Date
03/15/2019 - 03/15/2019
Page Size: 292 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

* [AMUNDSEN AND ELLSWORTH - POLAR FLIGHT]. A group of 4 works, comprising:

USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 375.00
2LA VAULX, Henry, Comte de (1870-1930).

Le Triomphe de la Navigation Aérienne. Aéroplanes, Dirigeables, Spériques.

Paris1911USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 563.00
3

Des Ballons Aérostatiques, de la maniere de les construire, de les faire elever.

Lausanne1784USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 688.00
4

* [BRITISH AERONAUTICS, 19th-CENTURY].

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 625.00
5* DOLLFUS, Charles (1893-1981); and BOUCHÉ, Henri (1893-1970).

Histoire de L'Aéronautique.

Paris1932USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
6* FAUJAS DE SAINT-FOND, Berthélmy de (1741-1819).

Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique de MM. de Montgolfier, et de celles auxquelles cette decouverte a donne lieu. [With:] …

Paris1783, 1784USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,000.00
7* FERRIS, Richard.

How to Fly, or Conquest of the Air. The Story of Man's Endeavours to Fly and of the Inventions by Which He Has Succeeded.

London1910USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 500.00
8* GRIERSON, John (1898-1972).

A group of 3 works, comprising:

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 225.00
9* GUYTON DE MOREAU, Louis Bernard, Baron (1737-1816).

Description de l'Aérostate l'Académie de Dijon contenant le détail des procédés, la théorie des opérations, les dessins des machines & les procés-verbaux d'expériences.

Dijon and Paris1784USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 469.00
10* JEFFRIES, Dr. John (1745-1819).

A Narrative of Two Aerial Voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard; with Meteorological Observations and Remarks.

London1786USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,063.00
11* LINDBERGH, Charles A. (1902-1974).

We.

New York1927USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 200.00
12* LUNARDI, Vincenzo (1759-1806).

An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England, In a Series of Letters to his Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni.

London1784USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 531.00
13* THOMAS, Lowell (1892-1981).

The First World Flight. Being the Personal Narratives of Lowell Smith, Leslie Arnold, Erik Nelson, Henry Ogden, Leigh Wade, John Harding.

Boston1925USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 813.00
14* TISSANDIER, Gaston (1843-1899).

Histoire de Mes Ascensions. Précédé de simples notations s ur les ballons et la navigation aérienne.

Paris1878USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 94.00
15* [AEROSTATION AND BALLOONING].

A group of 4 works, comprising:

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 531.00
16* [POLAR FLIGHT].

A group of 5 works, comprising:

USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 406.00
17* [AERONAUTICS - SIGNED OR INSCRIBED].

A group of 28 works, including:

USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 656.00
18* [AERONAUTICS - BALLOONING].

A group of 13 works, including:

USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 94.00
19* [AERONAUTICS - AVIATION I].

A group of 13 works, including:

USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 100.00
20* [AERONAUTICS - AVIATION II].

A group of 24 works, including:

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 163.00
21* ALEXANDER, Boyd, Lieutenant (1764-1857).

Boyd Alexander's Last Journey. With a Memoir by Herbert Alexander.

London1912USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 563.00
22* ALLEN, William (1793-1864); and THOMSON, Thomas Richard Heywood (1813-1876).

A Narrative of the Expedition sent by Her Majesty's Government to the River Niger.

London1848USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 750.00
23* ANDERSSON, Charles John (1827-1867).

Lake Ngami; or, Explorations and Discoveries, during four years' wanderings in the wilds of South Western Africa.

London1856USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,375.00
24* BAINES, Thomas (1822-1875).

The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa.

London1877USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 469.00
25* BAKER, Samuel White (1821-1893).

Ismailia. A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade…

London1874USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 750.00
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Faulkner, William. <i>The Sound and the Fury.</i> New York: Jonathan Cape, [1929]. First edition in dust jacket. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery. Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Thompson, Kay. <i>Eloise at Christmastime.</i> New York: Random House, [1958]. First edition. In custom binding by Asprey. $800 to $1,200
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Taylor, Deems. <i>Walt Disney’s Fantasia.</i> New York: 1940. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Shakespeare’s Sonnets, In Two Parts,</i> limited Saint Dunstan edition, Oxford University Press, 1901. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>The Man with the Golden Gun,</i> first edition, first state with the dust jacket, London, 1965. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>The Voyage Out,</i> first American edition of the author’s first book, in rare dust jacket, NY, 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Cien años de soledad,</i> Buenos Aires, 1967. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Mary Mapes Dodge, <i>Along the Way,</i> first edition, author’s copy, annotated in her hand, NY, 1879. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> <i>The Dial: A Monthly Magazine for Literature, Philosophy and Religion,</i> first edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s copy, Cincinnati, 1860. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gaston Leroux, <i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> first American edition, first printing, New York, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Walt Whitman, <i>Leaves of Grass,</i> signed, Camden, 1876. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Photograph signed. 128 x 177 mm, black and white. Taken for Collier's Weekly by James H. ("Jimmy") Hare. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Typed document signed, New York, NY, 18 November 1909. A founding document in the history of aviation: the certificate of incorporation for the Wright Company. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> LINCOLN, Mary Todd. Personal monogrammed handkerchief. Square linen handkerchief, silk border, "ML" monogram to one corner, 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> TRUMAN, Harry S. Broadside signed, as President, 8 May 1945. Truman's V-E Day proclamation. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WASHINGTON, Martha Dandridge Custis, First Lady. Autograph free frank signed on integral cover sheet. One of four surviving free franks by Martha Washington. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DALI, Salvador, illustrator. -- DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge. <i>Alice in Wonderland.</i> New York: W.U.C.U.A. and Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. Limited edition, signed by Dali. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. <i>Lord Randolph Churchill.</i> London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. First edition, presentation copy to his valet, inscribed. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DICKENS, Charles. <i>Great Expectations.</i> London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. First edition, 3 vols. Vol. I second issue, vol. II first issue, vol. III third issue. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). <i>Sylvie and Bruno. -Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.</i> London: Macmillan, 1889, 1893. First editions, inscribed presentation copies. 2 works in 2 vols. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> KEULEN, Gerard van. <i>Nieuwe Wassende Graaden Paskaart Vertoonende alle de Bekende Zeekusten en…</i> [Amsterdam, ca 1720]. Important 18th century world map depicting California as an island. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> ALHAZEN [Abu 'Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham]. <i>Opticae thesaurus.</i> Translated from Arabic into Latin. First edition of Alhazen’s classic work on optics and vision. $18,000 to $25,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis…</i> Translated from Italian by Matthias Bernegger. Strasbourg: D. Hauttius for the Elzevirs [at Leiden], 1635. First Latin edition. $6,000 to $8,000
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