• <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.
  • <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>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.

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
82201

Jersey City, NJ- Bank of Jersey City $1 Oct. 1, 1856 G2a Wait 853 Face Proof PCGS Superb Gem New 68PPQ, 6 POC.

1856USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
82202

New Jersey Depression Scrip Five Examples.

USD 125.00 - 175.00USD 51.00
82203

New Brunswick, NJ- State Bank at New Brunswick $10 18__ Remainder About Uncirculated.

18__USD 30.00 - 45.00USD 51.00
82204

Albion, NY- Bank of Albion Counterfeit $2 July 1, 1862; Faded Two Examples Very Good; Very Good-Fine.

1862;USD 40.00 - 55.00USD 43.00
82205

Albion, NY- Bank of Albion Counterfeit $2 Oct. 21, 1862 Two Examples Good-Very Good.

1862USD 35.00 - 50.00USD 26.00
82206

Albion, NY- Bank of Orleans Counterfeit $5 Jan. 1, 1836 Three Examples Good-Very Good.

1836USD 45.00 - 60.00USD 37.00
82207

Burton, NY- Bank of the Empire State Counterfeit $2 May 1, 1851 Three Examples Good-Very Good or Better.

1851USD 100.00 - 120.00USD 41.00
82208

Catskill, NY- Catskill Bank Counterfeit $5 Nov. 14, 1860 Four Examples Very Good-Fine or Better.

1860USD 125.00 - 160.00USD 67.00
82209

Chester, NY- Chester Bank $5 Apr. 23, 1862 Very Good-Fine.

1862USD 50.00 - 75.00USD 39.00
82210

Cooperstown, NY- Otsego County Bank $5 Mar. 4, 1865 Fine-Very Fine.

1865USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 47.00
82211

Cortland, NY- Randall Bank $1 July 12, 1862 G2b PCGS Apparent Very Fine 20.

1862USD 125.00 - 175.00USD 99.00
82212

Elmira, NY- Bank of Chemung Counterfeit $1 Sep. 4, 1855 Three Examples Very Good or Better.

1855USD 60.00 - 75.00USD 35.00
82213

French Mountain, NY- George Brown at Glen's Falls Bank 10¢ Sep. 22, 1862 Harris 5 PMG Very Fine 25.

1862USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 109.00
82214

Geneseo, NY- Genesee Valley Bank Spurious $2 Feb. 11, 1863 Three Examples Good or Better.

1863USD 45.00 - 70.00USD 45.00
82215

Hudson, NY- Bank of Hudson at Mechanics' Bank, New York $1; $2 (2) 1817 Fair or Better.

1817USD 30.00 - 45.00USD 27.00
82216

Limestone, NY- Dodge & Smith 5¢ Nov. 10, 1862 Harris H4 PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45.

1862USD 75.00 - 125.00USD 84.00
82217

Lockport, NY- Exchange Bank at Lockport Spurious $5 Aug. 1, 1853 Two Examples Very Good;Fine.

1853USD 35.00 - 45.00USD 21.00
82218

Lyons, NY- Lyons Bank Counterfeit $2; Spurious $5 Jan. 1, 1862 Very Good.

1862USD 50.00 - 70.00USD 43.00
82219

Poughkeepsie, NY- Merchants' Bank in Poughkeepsie $1 July 2, 1845 Fine-Very Fine.

1845USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 432.00
82220

Utica, NY- Oneida Bank Spurious $3 Sep. 7, 1839 Good.

1839USD 75.00 - 125.00USD 26.00
82221

West Winfield, NY- West Winfield Bank Counterfeit $10 Nov. 2, 1863 Good-Very Good.

1863USD 35.00 - 70.00USD 24.00
82222

A Selection of Four Bank Notes from Albany, Batavia, Buffalo, and Saratoga Springs, NY ca. 1839-64 About Good or Better.

1839-64USD 60.00 - 75.00USD 33.00
82223

A Selection of Three Bank Notes from Catskill, Cherry Valley, and Clyde, NY ca. 1838-60 Very Good or Better.

1838-60USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 65.00
82224

A Selection of Four Bank Notes from Martinsburg, Mayville (2), and Monticello, NY ca. 1847-53 Good-Very Good or Better.

1847-53USD 75.00 - 100.00USD 33.00
82225

A Selection of Five Counterfeit Notes from Utica (3) and Watertown (2), NY Good or Better.

USD 75.00 - 100.00USD 22.00
  • <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.
  • <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>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.
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