• <b>Bonhams:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Measure for Measure</i> (extracted from the First Folio). London, 1623. Sold for $52,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $47,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams: </b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. Sold for $43,825.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $1,912.50.
    <b><center>Bonhams<br>Consignments invited (2020)</b>
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. Sold for $150,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</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. Sold for $15,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. Sold for $175,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. Sold for $131,325.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> BOOLE, GEORGE. <i>An Investigation of the Laws of Thought.</i> London, 1854. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> SHANNON, CLAUDE and WARREN WEAVER. <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication.</i> Urbana, 1949. Sold for $27,575.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Astronomical manuscript.- Kalendarium cum Tabulis Astronomicis; and other astronomical texts, [?Northern Italy (possibly Verona or Bologna), c.1470]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Melville (Herman). <i>Moby-Dick; or The Whale,</i> first American edition, New York, 1851. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Malta.- Binding.- Sovereign Military Order of Malta.- <i>Gli Statuti della Sacra Religione di S. Gio: Gierosolomitano…</i> Rome, Giacomo Tornieri and Giacomo Ruffinello, 1589. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Britain.- Jansson (Jan). <i>Novus atlas, sive theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> vol.4 only [Britain and Ireland], 56 double-page engraved maps, Amsterdam, 1659. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge). <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,</i> second (first published) edition, 1866; and 2 others from the series. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>Novelas Exemplares,</i> rare at auction, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1615. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.). Printed programme for the New College School, Oxford, production of The Hobbit, signed by Tolkien, 1967. £4,500 to £5,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Thucydides. <i>The hystory, writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan, of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peloponesians and the Athenyans,</i> first edition in English, 1550. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Wesley (John). Autograph Letter signed "My Dear Sister [?Mary Stokes], exhorting her to write more often and dealing with her problems, 1773. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Leaf from an illuminated book of hours with the Four Evangelists, illuminated by the workshop, or a close follower of the Maître de l'Échevinage. Northern France (possibly Rouen), c.1480. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Abraham Lincoln Endorsement Signed, March 16, 1865. Framed with a lithograph of Lincoln by Dwight C. Sturges.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Thomas Edison Stunning Signed Portrait.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Franz Liszt Signed Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Subscription for Portraits of the Presidents Signed by J. Q. Adams, Polk, Jackson, Buchanan, and Writers Dickens, Bryant and More!
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Vinson Supreme Court Signed Presentation Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Collection of Three Financial Items.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Rare Sigmund Freud ALS Related to Sexual Issues.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> New York Yankees team signed baseball c.1937 including Gehrig, DiMaggio, Dickey, Gomez and others.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Salvador Dali Original Drawing in <i>Dali</i> by David Larkin.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Charles Wilson Peale, Association Miniature of Dr. Ebenezer Crosby after Charles Willson Peale. Gouache on ivory miniature attributed to Peale.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> William McKinley Signed Oversize Photograph Incredible 20"x24".
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Margaret Mitchell Signed <i>Gone With The Wind</i> -- First Edition.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> [Paine, Thomas]. Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America… Philadelphia: R. Bell, 1776. $200,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autograph letter signed, to Joshua Reed Giddings, 21 May 1860. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Oakley, Annie. <i>A Brief Sketch of Her Career and Notes on Shooting.</i> [N.p.]: ca. 1913, Signed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Washington, George. One autograph letter signed & 3 letters signed to General Alexander McDougall, September 1777. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Mather, Cotton. <i>The Wonders of the Invisible World. Being an account of the tryals of several witches...</i> London: 1693. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> James, Benjamin.<i><br>A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth.</i> Boston, 1814. $2,000 to $3,000.

Sothebys: Library of Jean-Francois Chopin, pf1943, Paris

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019
Page Size: 285 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Albanis Beaumont, Jean-François

TRAVELS THROUGH THE RHAETIAN ALPS IN YEAR 1786 FROM ITALY TO GERMANY, THROUGH TYROL… LONDRES, POUR L'AUTEUR PAR C. CLARKE, 1792.

LONDRES1792EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 2,125.00
2Albanis Beaumont, Jean-François

AN HISTORICAL AND PICTURESQUE DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTY OF NICE. LONDON, JOHN NICHOLS, 1792.

LONDON1792EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
3Alembert, Jean le Rond d'

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE À MME DU DEFFAND. PARIS, 27 JANVIER 1753.

PARIS1753EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00EUR 2,500.00
4[Almanach]

LA NOUVELLE OMPHALE, COMÉDIE. PARIS, VALLEYRE, [1786].

PARIS1786EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 2,500.00
5[Almanach]

ALMANACH DES MUSES. PARIS, DELALAIN, 1765-1793.

PARIS1765-1793.EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 3,000.00
6[Almanach]

ALMANACH ROYAL POUR L'ANNÉE 1718. PARIS, LAURENT D'HOURY, 1718.

PARIS1718EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00EUR 1,250.00
7ALMANACH ROYAL

ALMANACH ROYAL POUR L’ANNÉE 1739 CONTENANT LES NAISSANCES DES PRINCES ET PRINCESSES DE L’EUROPE… PARIS, VEUVE D’HOURY, 1739.

PARIS1739EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,500.00
8ALMANACH ROYAL

ALMANACH ROYAL, ANNÉE 1782. PARIS, D'HOURY, [1781].

PARIS1781EUR 500.00 - 700.00EUR 563.00
9ALMANACH ROYAL

ALMANACH ROYAL, ANNÉE 1785. PARIS, D'HOURY, [1784].

PARIS1784EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,188.00
10Audebert, Jean-Baptiste -- Louis-Pierre Vieillot

OISEAUX DORÉS OU À REFLETS MÉTALLIQUES. HISTOIRE NATURELLE ET GÉNÉRALE DES COLIBRIS, OISEAUX-MOUCHES, JACAMARS ET PROMEROPS. -- HISTOIRE NATURELLE ET GÉNÉRALE DES GRIMPEREAUX ET DES OISEAUX DE PARADIS. PARIS, DESRAY, 1802.

PARIS1802EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00EUR 20,000.00
11Arioste

ORLANDO FURIOSO. BIRMINGHAM, G. BASKERVILLE, 1773.

BIRMINGHAM1773EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,375.00
12Balzac, Honoré de

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À L’ÉDITEUR DUBOCHET. [PARIS] 13 DÉCEMBRE 1843.

PARIS1843EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,875.00
13Batty, Robert

FRENCH SCENERY FROM DRAWINGS MADE IN 1819... LONDON, RODWELL & MARTIN, 1822.

LONDON1822EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,500.00
14Baudelaire, Charles

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À ARMAND DUTACQ. 30 JANVIER 1852.

30 JANVIER1852EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 2,125.00
15Baudelaire, Charles

DEUX LETTRES AUTOGRAPHES SIGNÉES À SA MÈRE. [ÉTÉ 1842 ?] ET VENDREDI 6 MAI [POUR JUIN] 1856.

ÉTÉ1842 ? ET 1856EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00EUR 4,000.00
16Baudelaire, Charles

BILLET AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ À AIMÉ BLAISOT. [MI-MARS 1861].

MI-MARS1861EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,250.00
17Beethoven, Ludwig van

PIÈCE AUTOGRAPHE, PORTANT SON NOM ET L'ADRESSE DE SA DERNIÈRE RÉSIDENCE À VIENNE. [APRÈS LE 15 OCTOBRE 1825.]

APRÈS LE1825EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00EUR 37,500.00
18Berlioz, Hector

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À L'ÉDITEUR MAURICE SCHLESINGER. [VERS 1834-1845.]

VERS 1834-1845.EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
19Berlioz, Hector

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE AUX MEMBRES DE L'ORCHESTRE DU GEWANDHAUS DE LEIPZIG. 11 DECEMBRE 1853.

1853EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
20Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Jacques Henri

RÉUNION DE 2 BELLES ÉDITIONS DE PAUL ET VIRGINIE.

Paris,1789EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00EUR 2,750.00
21Bévy, Charles-Joseph de

HISTOIRE DES INAUGURATIONS DES ROIS, EMPEREURS ET AUTRES SOUVERAINS DE L'UNIVERS. PARIS, MOUTARD, 1776.

PARIS1776EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00EUR 2,000.00
22Boileau, Nicolas

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À JEAN RACINE. AUTEUIL 19 MAI [1687].

AUTEUIL1687EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
23Boisard, Jean-Jacques

FABLES. PARIS, [LACOMBE & ESPRIT], 1777.

PARIS1777EUR 1,200.00 - 1,800.00EUR 2,000.00
24Bornet, Claude -- Laisné

L'ÉLAN DU CŒUR. BOUQUET À BERNARD. 20 AOÛT 1785.

1785EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 2,000.00
25Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne

LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉE À MLLE ANDRÉ. MEAUX, 27 MAI 1692.

MEAUX1692EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Signed Abraham Lincoln Civil War era document appointing Green Clay of Kentucky as Secretary of the Legation of the United States at St. Petersburg, Russia, July 15, 1861. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Original Bambi (1942) animation cel, inscribed Walt Disney's Bambi and signed Walt Disney. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Original Snow White animation cel, with Walt Disney signature on mat, lower right. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Civil Rights Era Archive relating to U.S. Deputy Marshal Dick Bagby (1933-2003) of Dallas, TX, including letters from President John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General. $1,400 to $1,800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> President Andrew Jackson autograph letter, unsigned, regarding a special presentation cane sent via General John Moore McCalla to Gov. George Breathitt of Kentucky. January 18th, 1833. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Four (4) Presidential signed 17th/18th Century Books - two signed by Millard Fillmore, and two signed by James Buchanan. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> President Andrew Jackson signed military commission document conferring on George Washington McLean the rank of Second Lieutenant of Marines. Signed January 4, 1834. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Three (3) Southern Maps, including two (2) Antonio Zatta 1778, one (1) South Carolina 1796. $600 to $800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Black Forest German Forestry Apprenticeship Certificate issued to Carl Heshel by Von Fahnenburg, the Forest Master from the Royal District, February 1, 1824. $500 to $550.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Harper Lee, <i>TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD,</i> signed 40th anniversary edition. NY: HarperCollins, 1999. $300 to $350.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Archive of twenty-five (25) items related to the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and President Lyndon Baines Johnson. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Sixteen (16) 20th Century Celebrity Autographed Books, including Paul Newman, A. E. Hotcher, Leonard Bernstein, Clint Eastwood, Norman Rockwell, Groucho Marx, Johnny Cash, and more. $300 to $350.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Winter in der Schweiz,</i> 1921. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Evelyn Rumsey Carey, <i>Pan American Exposition / Niagara / Buffalo,</i> 1901. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Arnost Hofbauer, <i>Topicuv Salon,</i> 1898. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job,</i> 1896. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Georges de Feure, <i>Le Journal des Ventes,</i> 1898. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Cycles Perfecta,</i> 1897. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Edward Penfield, <i>Orient Cycles / Lead the Leaders,</i> circa 1895. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Adrien Barrère, <i>L’Ideal du Touriste,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Willem Frederick Ten Broek, <i>New York / Wereldtentoonselling / Holland – Amerika Lijn,</i> 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Dwight Clark Shepler, <i>Sun Valley / Union Pacific.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Flexible Flyer Splitkein / Smuggler’s Notch,</i> circa 1935. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Louis Bonhajo, <i>Vote / League of Women Voters,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
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