• <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.

Heritage Auctions: U.S. Currency Weekly - Internet Bidstart 11/5, 141946, Dallas

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/12/2019 - 11/12/2019
Page Size: 665 items in 27 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
82176

Boston, MA- New England National Bank Check $2243.20 Oct. 22, 1878 Extremely Fine; Marlborough, MA- Bigelow, Morse & Co. at Northborough Bank 10¢ Nov. 1, 1863 Very Good.

1878USD 35.00 - 50.00USD 39.00
82177

Detroit, MI- State Bank of Michigan $2 18__ Remainder Choice Crisp Uncirculated.

18__USD 175.00 - 225.00USD 109.00
82178

Pontiac, MI- Clinton Canal Bank at Pontiac $5 Dec. 9, 1837 Very Fine.

1837USD 50.00 - 75.00USD 89.00
82179

Minneapolis, MN - J.S. Heaton, Boots and Shoes - Commission Scrip 50 Cents Undated (ca. 1870's) Hewitt N080-F50. PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ.

1870's)USD 175.00 - 225.00USD 168.00
82180

Jackson, MS - State of Mississippi $20 Oct. 11, 1861 Cr. 3b PCGS Very Fine 20.

1861USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 168.00
82181

Jackson, MS- State of Mississippi $50 Dec. 6, 1861 Cr. 2b PMG Choice About Unc 58.

1861USD 350.00 - 450.00USD 300.00
82182

Jackson, MS- State of Mississippi $10 Nov. 1, 1862 Cr. 35 Crisp Uncirculated.

1862USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 144.00
82183

Natchez, MS- Mississippi Shipping Company IIII Bits / 50¢ Dec. 2, 1839 Very Fine.

1839USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 99.00
82184

Jefferson City, MO- State of Missouri (Secessionist) $1 Jan. 1, 1862 Cr. 14A PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1862USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 132.00
82185

Sheridan, MT- R.P. Bateman 25¢ ND (ca. 1877) PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

NDUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 660.00
82186

De Soto, NE- Bank of De Soto $2 Oct. 1, 1863 PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1863USD 80.00 - 100.00USD 89.00
82187

De Soto, NE- Bank of De Soto $3 Oct. 1, 1863 PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

1863USD 150.00 - 175.00USD 186.00
82188

Florence, NE- Bank of Florence $5 18__ Remainder PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

18__USD 100.00 - 125.00USD 104.00
82189

Austin, NV - Manhattan S(ilver) M(ining) Co. $900 July 2, 1881 Very Fine.

1881USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 31.00
82190

Alton, NH- Jones & Sawyer 25¢ Nov. 26,1862 Fine-Very Fine.

USD 30.00 - 40.00USD 37.00
82191

Concord, NH- Allison & Eastman, Two Uncertain Issuers at State Capital Bank 5¢; 10¢; 25¢ Nov. 1, 1862 Very Fine.

1862USD 150.00 - 225.00USD 114.00
82192

Concord, NH- Concord Bank Counterfeit $5 July 1, 1820 About Uncirculated.

1820USD 90.00 - 120.00USD 67.00
82193

Concord, NH- Merrimack County Bank Counterfeit $100 Faded Fine.

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 156.00
82194

Farmington, NH- Farmington Bank $1 Dec. 4, 185_ Remainder About Uncirculated.

185_USD 25.00 - 30.00USD 29.00
82195

Manchester, NH- Quimby's Periodical Mart 3¢ ND (ca. 1862-63) Very Good-Fine.

NDUSD 35.00 - 50.00USD 45.00
82196

New Hampton, NH- New Hampton Institution $5 ND (ca. 1866-1870s) Very Fine.

NDUSD 60.00 - 80.00USD 50.00
82197

New Ipswich, NH- Manufacturers Bank Counterfeit $2 18__ Remainder Crisp Uncirculated.

18__USD 45.00 - 65.00USD 49.00
82198

Rochester, NH- Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank $1 Nov. 1, 18__ Remainder Choice Crisp Uncirculated.

18__USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 104.00
82199

Rochester, NH- S.H. Feineman & Bro. 5¢ Oct. 20, 1862 Very Good-Fine.

1862USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 528.00
82200

Bordentown, NJ- Bordentown Banking Co. $10-$10 18__ Uncut Pair PCGS Gem New 66PPQ.

18__USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 120.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> [EINSTEIN, ALBERT]; JOHN GRAUDENZ [PHOTOGRAPHER]. Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein by John Graudenz, taken circa 1928. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> ENIGMA M4. A fully operational four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine. Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, Heimsoeth und Rinke, 1942. $300,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. <i>“Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman”. Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> An intact egg of the Aepyornis Maximus, or Elephant Bird. Pre-17th century, Madagascar. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> Palm frond with fish. Green River Formation, Wyoming, United States. <i>Sabalites sp.,</i> and <i>Diplomystus dentatus</i> Cenozoic, Eocene (53-33 million years ago). $60,000 to $70,000.
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