• <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.
  • <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>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.

Bogota Auction: Rare Books, 102419, Bogota

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/24/2019 - 10/24/2019
Page Size: 208 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1The Independent

Love-making in Colombia by Clifford Smyth

1903COP 40,000.00 - 40,000.00COP 120,000.00
2Harper's New Monthly Magazine

Santa Fe de Bogota

1885COP 40,000.00 - 40,000.00COP 48,000.00
3The Strand Magazine

The craze for Panama Hats

1902COP 40,000.00 - 40,000.00COP 72,000.00
4K. Romoli

Colombia: Gateaway to south america

New York1941COP 70,000.00 - 70,000.00COP 84,000.00
5Franck, Harry (The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine)

The Cloistered City – Bogota, capital of Colombia / Human Nature in the Andes

1917COP 70,000.00 - 70,000.00COP 144,000.00
6Tanco Armero, Nicolás

Viaje de Nueva Granada a China y de China a Francia

Paris1861COP 280,000.00 - 280,000.00COP 504,000.00
7Meklenburg

A trip to Colombia

New York1936COP 550,000.00 - 550,000.00COP 720,000.00
8Hanbury-Tracy, J

Journeys in the Northern Andes

1944COP 30,000.00 - 30,000.00COP 36,000.00
9White, Roberto

Notes on the Central Provinces of Colombia

1883COP 80,000.00 - 80,000.00COP 96,000.00
10de Vinalesa, José (padre)

Indios Arhuacos de la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (firmado)

Bogotá1952COP 80,000.00 - 80,000.00Not Sold
11J.A Allen

List of Mammals Collected in Colombia by the American Museum of Natural History Expeditions, 1910-1915

1916COP 40,000.00 - 40,000.00COP 72,000.00
12Hornell, James

The archaeology of Gorgona Island

1926COP 70,000.00 - 70,000.00COP 144,000.00
13Hettner, Alfred

Die Kordillere von Bogota

1892COP 140,000.00 - 140,000.00COP 264,000.00
14Hettner, Alfred

Kartographische Ergebnisse einer Reise in den columbianischen Anden

1888COP 70,000.00 - 70,000.00COP 300,000.00
15Schlechter, Rudolf

Beiträge zur Orchideenkunde von Colombia

1924COP 120,000.00 - 120,000.00COP 216,000.00
16Milican, Albert

Travels and adventure of an Orchid Hunter… in Colombia

Londres1891COP 1,200,000.00 - 1,200,000.00Not Sold
17Juan, Jorge / Ulloa, Antonio

Noticias secretas de América. 2 tomos en 1

Londres/Marid1918COP 120,000.00 - 120,000.00COP 180,000.00
18Fray Pedro de Aguado

Recopilación historial de Fray Pedro Aguado

Bogotá1956COP 140,000.00 - 140,000.00COP 456,000.00
19Vicente Restrepo

Viajes de Lionel Wafer al Istmo del Darién

Bogotá1888COP 140,000.00 - 140,000.00Not Sold
20Humboldt

Sitios de las cordilleras y monumentos de los pueblos indigenas de América

Madrid1878COP 280,000.00 - 280,000.00COP 4,560,000.00
21Fernandez Piedrahita, Lucas

Historia general de las conquistas del Nuevo Reino de Granada (4 tomos)

Bogotá1881COP 420,000.00 - 420,000.00COP 504,000.00
22Fray Pedro Simón

Las Conquistas De Tierra Firme En Las Indias Occidentales (5 tomos)

Bogotá1882, 1891,s.f.,1892, 1892COP 650,000.00 - 650,000.00COP 840,000.00
23Ribadeneyra Barrientos, Antonio Joachín de,

Manual compendio
de el regio Patronato Indiano: Para
su mas facil uso en las materias
conduncentes à la Practica: Dedicado al Rey Nuestor Senor D Fernando Del Amado

Madrid1755COP 900,000.00 - 900,000.00COP 1,080,000.00
24Peña y Montenegro, Alonso de la

Itinerario para parrocos de indios, en
que se tratan las materias mas particulares tocantes à ellos para su buena administracion : / compuesto por el Ilustrísimo, y Reverendísimo Señor
Doctor Don Alonso de la Peña y Montenegro, Obispo del Obispado de San

Madrid1771COP 1,200,000.00 - 1,200,000.00Not Sold
25George Anson

Voyage autour du monde, fait dans les années 1740, 41, 42, 43 & 44. Par George Anson, commandant en chef de l’Escadre de Sa Majesté Britannique. Seconde édition(4 tomos)

Paris1764COP 1,400,000.00 - 1,400,000.00COP 1,680,000.00
  • <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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