• <b>Chiswick Auctions:</b> Rowling (J.K). <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Thornton (Samuel). <i>A Large Drought of the North Part of China Shewing…the Harbour of Chusan,</i> copper engraved map, 1711. £600 to £800
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Stuart (Helen). Portrait of a Maori, over-painted gelatin silver print, signed and dated, 1885. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Picasso (Pablo). Minotaure vaincu, plate 89 from La Suite Vollard , signed, Paris, 1939. £4,000 to £5,000
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Pissarro (Camille). Vachère au Bord de l'Eau, NUMBER 14 OF 100 PROOFS, etching, 1890. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, seeking consignments:</b> Einstein (Albert). Copy of typewritten script of the episode "The Atom" of the TV programme "Your World Tomorrow", signed by Einstein. £2,000 to £3,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> André Breton, <i>Second manifeste du Surréalisme,</i> Paris, Editions Kra, 1930
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Paul Eluard and Pablo Picasso, <i>La Barre d’appui,</i> Paris, Editions « Cahiers d’Art », 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Hans Bellmer, <i>Die Puppe,</i> Paris, G.L.M., 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Salvador Dali, <i>La femme visible,</i> Paris, Editions Surréalistes, 1930
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
  • <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Typed letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Important archives related to the development of fashions for Mrs. Kennedy… $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> [CASSINI-KENNEDY FASHIONS] Detailed ledger of the Kennedy White House years… $500 to $800
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KELLY, GRACE. Four autograph letters to Oleg Cassini. $5,000 to $8,000
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini. June 27</b>
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Group of Kennedy-era original fashion sketches. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE. Autograph letter signed to Oleg Cassini. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini:</b> CASSINI, OLEG. Fashion sketch titled “Mrs. Kennedy-Palais de Versailles-State Dinner.” $800 to $1,200
    Doyle, The Estate of Oleg Cassini: [CASSINI, OLEG - KENNEDY, JACQUELINE.] Group of approximately 130 original fashion designs… $800 to $1,200.

Waverly Auctions: Rare and Important Books, Prints, and Maps on the Subject of Exploration, Travel, and the Natural World, 583, Falls Church

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
04/04/2019 - 04/04/2019
Page Size: 262 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1[Northern France] Blaeu, Joannes (Dutch, 1596-1673).

Champagne Latine Campania Comitatus.

Amsterdamc.1640. USD 140.00 - 240.00USD 85.40
2[Northern Asia] Jansson, Jan (Dutch, 1588-1664).

Tartaria Sive Magni Chami Imperium.

Amsterdamc.1635-1640s. USD 140.00 - 240.00USD 195.20
3[Northern Asia] Blaeu, Johannes (Dutch, 1596-1673).

Tartaria Sive Magni Chami Imperium.

Amsterdamc.1635-1640s. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 256.20
4[Colonial America] Homann, Johann Baptiste (German, 1644-1724).

C. Virginia und Maryland.

c.1765. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 457.50
5[Americas] Homann, Johann Baptiste (German, 1644-1724).

Americae Mappa Generalis Secundum legimitas projectionis Stereiographiae regulas.

Nuremberg1746USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 488.00
6[Colonial America] Homann, Johann Baptiste (German, 1644-1724).

Virginia Marylandia et Carolina in America Septentrionali.

Nurembergcirca 1720. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,952.00
7[Near and Middle East] de Vaugondy, Robert (French, 1688-1766).

Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, Empire de Perse, Pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte.

1753USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 134.20
8[Japan/Korea] de Vaugondy, Robert (French, 1688-1766).

“L'Empire du Japon Divise en Sept Principales Parties, Savoir, Ochio, Quanto, Jetsegen, Jetsen, Jamaisoit, Xicoco et Ximo, et Subdivise en Soixante et Six Royaumes…”

Parisc.1750. USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 292.80
9[Central America] Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles (French, 1688-1766).

Partie du Mexique òu de la Nouv. le Espagne ou se trouve l'Audience de Guadalajara, Nouveau Mexique, Nouvelle Navarre, Californie, etc. Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy, Fils de Mr. Robert Géog du Roi.

Parisc.1748. USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 61.00
10[Africa] 2 maps. (1) Claude Buy de Mornas (French, 18th c.).

2 maps. Inc: Afrique. Atlas Methodique. 1761.

1761-1762. USD 140.00 - 240.00USD 109.80
11[Asia/China] Xuntien Alias Quinzay. c.1650.

Bird’s-eye engraved view of Lin’an (now Hangzhou), the capital of the Song Dynasty.

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 280.60
12[Asia/India] Hondius, Henricus (Dutch, 1597-1651).

Magni Mogolis Imperium.

Amsterdamc.1630s. USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 317.20
13[Russia] Seutter, Matthaeus (German, 1678-1757).

Nova et accurata delineatio Ingriae et Careliae cum magnna parte Sinus Finnici et hacus Ladogae...

Augsburg1740-1750s. USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 268.40
14[Panama/Caribbean] 2 maps.

(1) Map by Bellin with lower margin title: “Kaart Van De Land-Engte Van Panama En Provintien Van Veragua, Tierra Firma En Darien.” Cartouche: Carte De L’Isthme De Panama Et Des Provinces De Veragua, Terre Ferme, Et Darien.

1754USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 109.80
15

[Americas] A New Chart of the Gulfs of Mexico and Florida Including the Windward Passages drawn chiefly from the surveys of Commanders Owen (1771-1849) and Barnett (1799-1879) combined with much valuable information received from masters of vessels and Ot

1847USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,952.00
16

[Delaware] Group of four early maps of Delaware. Includes: (1, 2) The Bay and River of Delaware.

1804, 1809USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 219.60
17[New England] Colton, George Woolworth (American, 1827-1901).

G. Woolworth Colton's Railroad, Township and Distance Map of New England with Adjacent Portions of New York, Canada and New Brunswick.

New Yorkca. 1865-71. USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 317.20
18[New England] Mead, Braddock, alias John Green (c.1688-1757).

A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England Containing the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire. @with the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, Divided into Counties and Townships: ...

Parisc.1760. USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
19

[North America] Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic or United States of North America.

Philadelphia1850USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
20[Washington, D.C.] Andrew Ellicott.

Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia ceded by the States of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the Seat of their Government, after the Year MDCCC.

USD 140.00 - 240.00USD 427.00
21

[Canada] Lovell's Map of Montreal and Suburbs, including Westmount, Verdun, Outremont, Montreal East, Montreal West, Lachine, Ville St. Pierre, Cote St. Luc, and Ville St. Laurent, with Complete Street Index and Places of Interest.

Copyright Canada. c.1920. USD 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
22[Eastern Europe] Sulzer, Franz Joseph (German, 1727-1791). Engraved by Jakob Adam (German, 1748-1811).

Two engraved maps with hand-coloring. From "Geschichte des transalpinischen Daciens, das ist: der Walachey, Moldau und Bessarabiens..," a rare work on Habsburgian Southeastern Europe.

Vienna1781-1782. USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
23

[Europe] Tabula Poliometrica Germaniae ac Praecipuorum Quorundam Locorum Europae / Neu Vermehrter Curioser Meilen-Zeiger der Vornehmsten Stadte in Europa Besonders in Teutschland...

Nuremberg: 1731USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 134.20
24[England] van Keulen, Johannes (Dutch, 1654-1715).

"Nieuwe Paskaert vande Verkeerde Canael of de Kust Van Engelant…" Amsterdam.

c.1704. USD 120.00 - 220.00USD 85.40
25[England & Wales] Visscher, Nicolaes (Dutch, 1618-1709).

A New Mapp of the Kingdome of England, Representing the Princedome of Wales, and other Provinces, Cities, Market Towns, with the Roads from Town to Town.

Amsterdam. c.1690. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Book of Hours. Illuminated manuscript, Flanders or northern France, c. 1450. With 12 full-page illuminated miniatures. £10,000 to £15,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Zahrawi, Abu’-Qasim, al- (c. 936-1013). <i>Albucasis chirurgicorum omnium,</i> Strasbourg, 1532. The first comprehensive illustrated treatise on surgery. £3,000 to £5,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Milles, Thomas. <i>The Custumers Alphabet and Primer,</i> 1608. Gilt supralibros of 17th-century English bibliophile Edward Gwynn. £2,000 to £3,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Guillemeau, Jacques. <i>Child-Birth or, the Happy Deliverie of Women,</i> 1st edition in English, 1612. The second midwifery manual printed in English. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Rabisha, William. <i>The Whole Body of Cookery Dissected,</i> 1st edition, 1661. Rare. Five copies in libraries. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Royal binding. <i>An Abridgment of the English Military Discipline,</i> 1678. Contemporary red goatskin gilt by Samuel Mearne for Charles II (1630-1865). £1,500 to £2,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Pallavicino, Ferrante. <i>The Whores Rhetorick,</i> 1st edition in English, 1683. Rare anti-Jesuit satire. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>The Benefit of Farting,</i> 1st London edition, 1722. Teerink 19. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Edwards, George. <i>Natural History of Uncommon Birds</i> [and] <i>Gleanings of Natural History,</i> 7 volumes, 1743-64. Contemporary tree calf, 362 hand-coloured engraved plates. £8,000 to £12,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>The Library and Picture Collection of the late Martin Woolf Orskey<br>June 26</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Campbell, Patrick. <i>Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America,</i> 1st edition, 1793. Howes C101; Sabin 10264. Uncut in original boards. £5,000 to £8,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Hearne, Samuel. <i>A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean,</i> 1st edition, 1795. Sabin 31181. Large-paper copy. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>June 26:</b> Edgeworth, Maria. <i>The Match Girl, A Novel,</i> 1808. £1,000 to £1,500
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