• <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Ernest Hemingway. <i>The Spanish Earth.</i> First Edition. Cleveland, 1938. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Toni Morrison. <i>The Bluest Eye.</i> First Edition. New York, 1970. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Etienne Briseux. <i>L’Art de Batir des Maisons de Campagn.</i> Paris, 1743. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Sadajiro Yamanaka. <i>To-so Seikwa: Select Relics of the T’ang and the Sung Dynasties from the Collections in Europe and America</i>. Osaka, 1928. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Charles Dickens. <i>Bleak House.</i> First Edition. 20 parts bound in 19 issues. London, 1852-3. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Frederic Thrasher. <i>Chicago’s Gangland Prepared by Frederic M. Thrasher 1923-26.</i> Chicago, 1926. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> <i>Father Abraham’s Almanack, For the Year of Our Lord 1776; Fitted to the Latitude of Forty Degrees....</i> Philadelphia: Printed and sold by John Dunlap, [1775]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Francesco Lana Terzi. <i>Magisterium naturae, et artis. Opus physico-mathematicum.</i> Brescia, 1684/1692. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Eglomise Silhouette Profile Portrait of George Washington on Glass. American, ca. 1790s/1800s. 15" x 13" $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions:<br>Books, Manuscripts & Fine Art<br>October 18, 2019</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> William James. <i>The Principles of Psychology.</i> New York, 1890. Two volumes, First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Roland Clark (1874–1957). <i>Roland Clark’s Etchings.</i> New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, Oct. 18:</b> Mexican-American War Recruiting Broadside. Akron, Ohio: ca. 1846/48. $1,000 to $2,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DE CORDOBA, JACOB. <i>Map of the State of Texas.</i> New York, 1866. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ARNOLD, BENEDICT. Autograph bookseller's receipt for Dr. John Dickinson, Signed ("B. Arnold"), February 1767. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 4 Typed Letters Signed ("A Einstein") to Cleveland E. Dodge offering early reports on the meetings of the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Typed Letter Signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower") to General Henri Giraud written from a secret bunker in Gibraltar on the eve of Operation Torch, November 4 [but 6], 1942. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> Early Broadside Printing of the GADSDEN PURCHASE, Puebla, August 16, 1854. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ALLEN, ETHAN. Autograph Letter Signed to Crevecouer during the Constitutional Debates in Congress, 2 pp, August 29, 1787. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> RATZER, Bernard. <i>Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767.</i> London: Jefferys and Faden, “Jan.y” 12, 1776. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. COCKERELL, Sydney C. <i>Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897 [issued 1898]. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. KEATS, John. <i>Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems.</i> Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1928. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [GRANT, Ulysses S.— GRANT, Julia, First Lady]. Carved Applewood and 18-karat Gold Jewelry Suite, Browne & Spaulding, Jewelers, New York City, 1865. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [LINCOLN ASSASSINATION]. GARDNER, Alexander. <i>Incidents of the War |Sic Semper Sicariis</i> [caption title]. Washington, D. C.: Philip & Solomons, 1865. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> A COMPLETE COLLECTION of 115 titles published in R. R. Donnelley's Lakeside Classics series. Chicago, 1903-2017. COMPLETE RUN OF THE LONGEST-RUNNING CONTINUOUS SERIES OF BOOKS IN THE WORLD. $5,000 to $7,000
    <center> <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana<br>November 6, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> GLEIZES, Albert. METZINGER, Jean. <i>Du Cubisme.</i> Paris, 1947. LIMITED EDITION, number 19 of 20 copies on papier d'Auvergne. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [THE LITTLE REVIEW]. ANDERSON, Margaret, ed. POUND, Ezra, ed. HEAP, Jane, ed. <i>The Little Review.</i> Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. XII, No. 2. 1914-1929. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [MOUNTENEY, Leonard, binder]. LOUŸS, Pierre. <i>Songs of Bilitis.</i> Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 6:</b> [HANCOCK, John]. Partly-printed U.S. Loan-Office Transfer Certificate issued on behalf of Hancock. Sgn’d on recto by William Imlay, as Commissioner of Loans of Connecticut. 28 February 1793. $2,000 to $3,000

Venator and Hanstein: Books and Manuscripts, 155, Köln

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/27/2019 - 09/27/2019
Page Size: 549 items in 22 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Blaeu, Joan

Novus Atlas Sinensis. A Martino Martinio S.J. descriptus ... (Novus Atlas absolutissimus. ... Das eilfte Theil. beschreibet China).

[AmsterdamEUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 9,840.00
2Cortés, Hernán

Historia de Nueva-España, escrita por su esclarecido conquistador ..., aumentada con otros documentos, y notas, por ... Don Francisco Antonio Lorenzana, Arzobispo de Mexico. Mexico

MexicoEUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 4,428.00
3Du Halde, Jean-Baptiste

Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l’Empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise ... 4 Bde. Paris

ParisEUR 10,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 10,455.00
4

Duval, Pierre. – 4 kartographische Werke in 1 Bd. Paris

ParisEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,845.00
5Kircher, Athanasius

Toonneel van China. Door veel ... Vertoningen van de Natuur en Kunst ... Nieuwelijks ... in’t Latyn beschreven, en van J. H. Glazemaker vertaalt. Amsterdam

AmsterdamEUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00EUR 2,337.00
6Langsdorff, Georg Heinrich v.

Bemerkungen auf einer Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803 bis 1807. 2 Bde. Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am MainEUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,460.00
7Merian. – [Avity, Pierre d’]

Vermehrte Archontologia Cosmica, das ist/ Beschreibung aller Käiserthümer/ Königreiche/ und Republiquen der Welt/ die keinen Höhern erkennen... von Anfang biß auff unsere Zeiten/ in richtiger Ordnung abgefasset/ und biß auff das Jahr 1694. continuiret ...

Frankfurt a. M.EUR 10,000.00 - 10,000.00EUR 8,241.00
8Merian. – (Zeiller, Martin:)

Topographia Electorat( us) Brandenburgici et Ducatus Pomeraniæ etc. das ist Beschreibung der vornembsten und bekantisten Stätte und Plätz in dem ... Churfürstenthum und March Brandenburg; und dem Hertzogtum Pom(m) eren, zusampt einem doppelten Anhang, 1 v

[Frankfurt a. M.:] EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00EUR 2,460.00
9Merian. – (Zeiller, Martin:)

Topographia Superioris Saxoniæ, Thuringiæ, Misniæ, Lusatiæ, etc. Das ist Beschreibung der vornembsten und bekantesten Stätt und Plätz in Churfürstenthum Sachsen, Thüringen, Meissen, Ober und NiderLaußnitz und einverleibten Landen ...

Frankfurt a. M.EUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,968.00
10

Topographia Westphaliæ. Das ist, Beschreibung der vornembsten, und bekantisten Stätte, und Plätz, im Hochlöbl Westphälischen Craiße.

[Frankfurt a. M.:] EUR 2,500.00 - 2,500.00EUR 2,460.00
11Pallas, Peter Simon

Voyages en différentes provinces de l’empire de Russie et dans l’Asie septentrionale, traduits de l’Allemand par M. Gauthier de la Peyronie. 5 Bde. u. Tafelband in 6 Bden.

ParisEUR 1,800.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,845.00
12Ptolemaeus, Claudius

La seconda parte della Geografia ..., la quale, oltra l’ antiche tauole d’ esso Tolomeo, contiene le moderne ancora, che mostrano la faccia di tutta la terra, infino a questa nostra eta conosciuta, intagliate da Girolamo Porro. Insieme con le loro copiosi

PaduaEUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00EUR 4,428.00
13Ratelband, Joh.

Geographisch Toneel of uitgezochte Kaarten, tot gemak der Officieren, Reisigers en Liefhebbers.

AmsterdamEUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00EUR 738.00
14[Rittner, Heinrich]

Dresden mit seinen Prachtgebäuden und schönsten Umgebungen. Dresde avec ses édifices et plus beaux environs. Dresden

DresdenEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 922.50
15Robert de Vaugondy, (Gilles u. Didier)

Atlas portatif, universel. Composé d’après les meilleurs cartes, tant gravées que manuscrites des plus célébres géographes et ingénieurs. Paris

ParisEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,230.00
16

Sammelatlas mit 50 Gesamt- und Gebietskarten aus allen Teilen der Welt. Bei Joh. Bapt. Homann (17) und Homann Erben (33), 18. Jahrhundert.

EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00EUR 4,059.00
17White, Herbert Clarence

Peking the Beautiful. Comprising seventy photographic studies of the celebrated monuments of China’s northern capital and its environs. Complete with descriptive and historical notes. Introduction by Dr. Hu Shih. Shanghai

ShanghaiEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 1,353.00
18Curtis, William

The Botanical Magazine; or Flower- Garden displayed ... a work intended for the use of such ladies, gentlemen, and gardeners, as with to become scientifically acquainted with the plants they cultivate. 10 Bde. Mischauflage. London

LondonEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,476.00
19Duhamel du Monceau, Henri-Louis u. Jean-Louis De la Marre

Traité général des pesches, et histoire des poissons qu’elles fournissent, tant pour la subsistance des hommes, que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce. 4 in 3 Bden. Paris

ParisEUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
20Martyn, William Frederic [d.i. William Fordyce Mavor]

A new dictionary of natural history; or compleat universal display of animated nature. With accurate representations of the most curious and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured. 2 Bde. London

LondonEUR 1,200.00 - 1,200.00EUR 984.00
21Moore, Thomas

The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland. Edited by John Lindley. Nature-printed by Henry Bradbury. London

LondonEUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
22

Pharmacopoea sive Dispensatorium Coloniense. Iussu, et authoritate S. PQ. Agrippinensis revisum et auctum labore ... Petri Holtzemii ... Köln

KölnEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 2,952.00
23Ronalds, Alfred

The fly-fisher’s entomology. With directions for making the artificial representation of each fly; And a few observations and instuctions on trout and grayling fishing. Introduction by Herbert Maxwell. Liverpool

LiverpoolEUR 1,500.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
24Traviès, Edouard

[Collection pittoresque des plus jolies oiseaux des quatre-parties du monde. Dessinées d’après nature]. Paris

ParisEUR 2,000.00 - 2,000.00EUR 3,321.00
25Vesalius, Andreas

Icones anatomicae. Ediderunt Academia Medicinae Nova-Eboracensis et Bibliotheca Universitatis Monacensis. München

MünchenEUR 1,000.00 - 1,000.00EUR 1,476.00
  • <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> DARWIN, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London John Murray, 1859. FIRST EDITION. THE VERY FINE MELLON-GARDEN COPY. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ECKERT, J. P, H. H. GOLDSTINE, and J. G. BRAINERD. <i>Description of the ENIAC and comments on electronic digital computing machines.</i> N.p., 1945. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY GOLDSTINE. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> EUCLID. <i>Elementa geometriae.</i> Translated from the Arabic by Adelard of Bath. Venice: Erhard Ratdolt, 25 May 1482. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY]. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays…</i> New York: John and Andrew M'Lean, 1788. FIRST EDITION. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Dialogo...Dove ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano.</i> Florence, 1632. FIRST EDITION. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY JOYCE. $120,000 to $180,000
    <center><b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers<br>Library of a Midwestern Collector<br>November 5, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> KEYNES, John Maynard. <i>The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.</i> London: Macmillan, 1936. FIRST EDITION. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> NEWTON, Isaac, Sir. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> London: Joseph Streater for the Royal Society, 1687. FIRST EDITION. $150,000 to $250,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> ROWLING, J. K. <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.</i> London: Bloomsbury, 1997. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY ROWLING. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Nov. 5:</b> SMITH, Adam. <i>An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.</i> London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1776. FIRST EDITION. $70,000 to $90,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Sir Isaac Newton, <i>Opticks,</i> first edition, first issue, London, 1704. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Johannes Jacobus Canis, <i>De modo studendi in utroque iure,</i> first edition, Padua, 1476. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Pope Clemens V, <i>Constitutiones,</i> Nuremberg, 1482. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Panormitanus de Tudeschis, <i>Lectura super V libris Decretalium,</i> Basel, 1480-81. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Michael Faraday, <i>Experimental Researches in Electricity,</i> complete set, first editions, London, 1832-56. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> William Gilbert, <i>Tractatus sive physiologia nova de magnete,</i> Sedini, 1628. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> John Bulwer, <i>Philocophus,</i> first edition of the first book in English on the deaf, London, 1648. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> James Cook, complete set, 9 volumes, London, 1773-84. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 24:</b> Nicolaus Bertrand, <i>Opus de Tholosano[rum] Gestis ab Urbe Condita,</i> with the earliest known view of the city of Toulouse, 1515. $2,000 to $3,000.
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