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Auction Details

Auction Date
06/26/2019 - 06/26/2019
Page Size: 259 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Pope Pius VI Issues "Il Breve di Oratorio Privato" to Italian Noble

USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

HOMICIDE! Mid-19th C. French Prosecutor's Notes from Sensational Murder Trial

USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

Exposition des Beaux-Arts, 1857, 27 letters: Furor over Rejected Artists Led to the Formation of the Salon des Refusés 6 Years Later!

USD 700.00 - 800.00Unknown

John Quincy Adams Signed Alabama Land Grant

USD 400.00 - 500.00Unknown

Muhammad Ali "Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee" Signed Original Limited Edition Serigraph

USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Unknown

Eric Sloane Leads Americana Lot

USD 200.00 - 300.00Unknown

Queen Anne 1708, Coins in the American Colonies!

USD 800.00 - 900.00Unknown

Anne I, Queen of England Exhorts Allies to Aid her in Defeating the French, an "arrogant common enemy"

USD 6,000.00 - 7,000.00Unknown

Susan B. Anthony Lengthy Letter Re: her Upcoming Supreme Court Trial United States v. Susan B. Anthony

USD 7,500.00 - 8,000.00Unknown

King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette Last Testaments

USD 900.00 - 1,000.00Unknown

1862 important illustrated OR Wilderness History w

USD 2,000.00 - 2,400.00Unknown

A Handcrafted Copper and Wood Engraved Signed Set of Fantasy Drawings: A Bestiary of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

USD 400.00 - 500.00Unknown

Four-Image Signed Photograph of “Enola Gay” Pilot Paul Tibbets, Bombardier Tom Ferebee, and Navigator Theodore Van Kirk

USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

Scarce Original Audubon Havell Edition Plate, The Long-Legged Avocet CCCXXVIII on Elephant Paper.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00Unknown

P.T. Barnum ALS with Possible Jenny Lind U.S.A. Tour Association

USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

Bartholdi discusses "… the work in progress on the

USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Unknown

Katharine Lee Bates, Signed America The Beautiful Typed Manuscript.

USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00Unknown

Sarah Bernhardt Gorgeous ALS

USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

Imperial Wedding! Napoleon's Daughter Stéphanie de Beauharnais Gets Married to future German Grand Duke

USD 400.00 - 500.00Unknown

Lizzie Borden Autograph Signed Letter, Post the Legendary Murders

USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Unknown

Johannes Brahms ALS Re: "proof-reading of the Violin Sonata"

USD 2,000.00 - 2,400.00Unknown

John Brown Accepts Money, and a Pair of Pants, for the Anti-Slavery Cause

John Brown accepts funds as agent of "National
Kansas Committee," signing the document twice only we

USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Unknown

William J. Bryan ALS Re: Political Plans after Losing 1896 Presidential Run: "I expect to spend the time between now + 1900 in strengthening the weak points"

USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

James Buchanan Beautiful LS Featuring Bold Signature

USD 400.00 - 500.00Unknown

1992 Presidential Debate Program Signed by President George H.W. Bush, future President Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton & Journalist Tom Brokaw

USD 600.00 - 700.00Unknown
  • <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.
  • <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.
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