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11/28/2019 - 11/28/2019
Page Size: 610 items in 25 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Goldmann (C.S.)

ATLAS OF THE WITWATERSRAND AND OTHER GOLDFIELDS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC (Monumental atlas of the gold mines of the Rand)

London1899USD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
2Theophil Sigfrid Bayer (1696-1738)

HISTORIA OSRHOENA ET EDESSENA EX NUMIS ILLUSTRATA

Petropoli1734USD 1,200.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
3Baden-Powell:

LETTERS FROM COL. BADEN POWELL AND GORDON WILSON TO LADY SARAH WILSON DURING THE SIEGE OF MAFEKING

USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
4Evans (Sebastian)

THE HIGH HISTORY OF THE HOLY GRAAL

LondonMDCCCIII (1903)USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
5Burton (Richard F.)

LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA:

London1860USD 1,400.00 - 1,600.00USD 1,680.00
6BARTHOLOMEO DI PASI DA VINETIA

TARIFFA DE I PESI E MISURE CORRISPONDENTI DAL LEVANTE AL PONENTE

Vinetia1540USD 5,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
7Salvage from the Birkenhead. 1852.

Quill case and sealed bottle of mercury from the Birkenhead.

USD 700.00 - 700.00USD 500.00
8Frederick De Wit.

Regni Hungariae et regionum: Transilvaniae, Valachiae, Moldaviae, Serviae, Romaniae, Bulgariae, Bessarabiae, Croatiae,...

USD 1,550.00 - 1,550.00Not Sold
9Arbuckle & Co

Arbuckles' Illustrated Atlas of the Fifty Principle Nations of the World

Pittsburgh1889USD 675.00 - 800.00Not Sold
10Kolbe (Peter)

NAAUKEURIGE EN UITVOERIGE BESCHRYVING VAN DE KAAP DE GOEDE HOOP

Amsterdam1727USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
11Mandela, Nelson

LONG WALK TO FREEDOM (Signed De Luxe Edition)

1994USD 3,000.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
12Marre (Jan de)

BATAVIA

Amsteldam1740USD 350.00 - 400.00Not Sold
13Nederlandsche Oost Indische Compagnie

ZAMENSPRAAK

Rotterdam1773USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
14Stern (Irma)

CONGO (Number 6 of 300 signed copies)

Pretoria1943USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00USD 3,938.00
15Chapman (Captain Charles)

A VOYAGE FROM SOUTHAMPTON TO CAPE TOWN (Presentation Copy)

London1872USD 350.00 - 400.00USD 300.00
16Chapman (James)

TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTH AFRICA

London1868USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 750.00
17Dalrymple (Alexander)

AN ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF THE GROSVENOR INDIAMAN

London1785USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 504.00
18Jeppe (F.)

MAP OF THE TRANSVAAL OR S.A. REPUBLIC AND SURROUNDING TERRITORIES

Pretoria1889USD 600.00 - 700.00Not Sold
19Galton (Francis)

THE NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORER IN TROPICAL SOUTH AFRICA.

London1853USD 600.00 - 700.00Not Sold
20Harris (Robert)

SOUTH AFRICA

Port Elizabeth1886USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
21Holub (Emil)

SEVEN YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

London1881USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 500.00
22Lichtenstein (Martin Hinrich Karl)

TRAVELS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

London1812 and 1815USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
23Paterson (Lieutenant William)

A NARRATIVE OF FOUR JOURNEYS INTO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOTTENTOTS AND CAFFRARIA

London1789USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,313.00
24Ryan (Sydney T.)

SKETCH MAP OF SWAZILAND: MINERALS & METAL CONCESSIONS

Johannesburgno date (circa 1910)USD 1,200.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
25Steedman (Andrew)

WANDERINGS AND ADVENTURES IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

London1835USD 600.00 - 700.00Not Sold
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest Hemingway's Typewriter Used to Write "A Moveable Feast", Impeccable Provenance From His Biographer A. E. Hotchner. $50,000 to $100,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Samuel Colt, "The Gun that Won the West": 3 Signed Patent Items for "Revolving Cylinder Guns". $40,000 to $50,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Jack Kerouac's Own Typewriter From His Estate Used to Write His Very Last Book. $18,000 to $20,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Rare Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence Printed in 1848. $15,000 to $18,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Superb Tchaikovsky ALS to Napravnik, 4pp on "Mazeppa". $12,000 to $15,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Wounded Knee Massacre Same Day Eyewitness Account by Participant, "the 7th needn't be ashamed of today's record". $10,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> F. Scott Fitzgerald Signed Gordon Bryant Portrait -- Finest Known. $8,000 to $9,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Neil Armstrong ALS on NASA Letterhead Regarding His X-15 Flights. $7,000 to $8,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> M. Gandhi Letter: "the life span of human beings is preordained..." -- Fantastic Spiritual Content. $7,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Autographs, Books & Relics Including Kerouac Estate<br>& Hemingway<br>February 26, 2020</b>
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> "Damn the torpedoes!" Riveting 24pp ALS of Admiral Farragut's Steward Describing the "Battle of Mobile Bay”. $6,000 to $7,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Abraham Lincoln Signed Order to Suspend Execution. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>University Archives, Feb. 26:</b> Napoleon DS Featuring Imperial Eagle and Enormous Great Seal Appointing Norman Politician Baron of the Empire. $4,000 to $5,000.
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