• <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.
  • <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.
  • <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> London, 1859. First Edition. Letter Addressed to Dr. Ogle and Envelope Signed by Charles Darwin. $278,000 to $333,000.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Ortelij, Abrahami. <i>Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum.</i> Antuerpiae: Exstat in Officina Plantinian, 1612. Rare Edition. $5,560 to $6,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> González de Mendoza, Juan. <i>Histoire du Grand Royaume de la Chine, Situé Aux Indes Orientales.</i> [Genève]: 1606. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Chapman, Conrad Wise. <i>Landscape of the Valley of Mexico.</i> Oil on wood. Signed and dated. $26,120 to $30,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Thesaurus Exorcismorum...</i> Coloniae, 1608. Collection of Six Works of the Most Important Franciscan Exorcists of the 16th Century. $1,670 to $2,230.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Saggio delle Transazioni Filosofiche della Società Regia.</i> Napoli, 1729-1734. With a Map of California by Eusebio Kino. $1,120 to $1,440.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Scherer, Heinrich. <i>Delineatio Nova et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici, cum Australi Parte Insulae Californiae...</i> Münich, ca. 1700. $850 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Santacilia, Jorge Juan-Ulloa, Antonio de. <i>A Voyage to South America. Describing at Large, the Spanish Cities...</i> London, 1760. $890 to $1,120.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Limborch, Philippi. <i>Historia Inquisitionis Cui Subjungitur Liber Sententiarum Inquisitionis Tholosanae...</i> Amsterdam, 1692. $1,340 to $1,670.
    <b>Morton Subastas: Auction of Books by Explorers and Travelers, Maps, Landscapes, Science, and Religion<br>Tuesday, January 28th, 2020<br>5:00 p.m. (CST)</b>
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> Castro, C. - Campillo, J. - Cumplido, I. - Lauda, L. - Rodríguez G. <i>Mexico and Its Surroundings.</i> Méx, 1855-56. $5,000 to $5,560.
    <b>Morton Subastas, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Medical Gazette. Periodical of the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico...</i> México, 1864 - 1943. Pieces: 169. $1,340 to $1,560.

Sothebys: Sacred Splendor: Books and Manuscripts, N10088, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/20/2019 - 11/20/2019
Page Size: 218 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1EDITED BY RABBI JACOB LANDAU

PSALMS WITH THE COMMENTARY OF RABBI DAVID KIMHI, EDITED BY RABBI JACOB LANDAU,

NAPLES1487USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00USD 35,000.00
2RABBI ELEAZAR BEN JUDAH OF WORMS

SEFER HA-ROKEAH (HALAKHIC AND ETHICAL TREATISE), RABBI ELEAZAR BEN JUDAH OF WORMS,

FANO1505USD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
3RABBI JONAH GERONDI, WITH MUSAR HASKEL, ATTRIBUTED TO RABBI HAI GAON

THREE ETHICAL WORKS: SHA'AREI HA-TESHUVAH AND SEFER HA-YIR'AH, RABBI JONAH GERONDI, WITH MUSAR HASKEL, ATTRIBUTED TO RABBI HAI GAON,

FANO[CA. 1506]USD 45,000.00 - 60,000.00Not Sold
4RABBI MOSES NAHMANIDES,

COMMENTARY ON THE PENTATEUCH, RABBI MOSES NAHMANIDES,

PESARO1513-1514USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 9,375.00
5

BABYLONIAN TALMUD, TRACTATE TA'ANIT,

PESARO[CA. 1514]USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 42,500.00
6[RABBI BAHYA BEN ASHER],

SEFER SHULHAN SHEL ARBA (LAWS RELATING TO MEALS AND TABLE MANNERS), [RABBI BAHYA BEN ASHER],

[MANTUACA. 1514]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,000.00
7

PSALTERIUM,

VENICE1515USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 43,750.00
8EDITED BY AGOSTINO GIUSTINIANI

PSALTERIUM, HEBRAEUM, GRAECU[M], ARABICU[M], & CHALDAEU[M], CU[M] TRIBUS LATINIS I[N]TERP[RE]TAT[I]O[N]IBUS & GLOSSIS, EDITED BY AGOSTINO GIUSTINIANI,

GENOA1516USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 17,500.00
9RABBI NATHAN BEN JEHIEL,

SEFER HE-ARUKH (TALMUDIC DICTIONARY), RABBI NATHAN BEN JEHIEL,

PESARO1517USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
10

SEFER KOL BO (HALAKHIC COMPENDIUM),

RIMINI[CA. 1520]USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 13,750.00
11RABBI JOSEPH ALBO,

SEFER IKKARIM (BOOK OF PRINCIPLES), RABBI JOSEPH ALBO,

RIMINI1522USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 9,375.00
12RABBI SOLOMON BEN ISAAC

COMMENTARY ON THE PENTATEUCH AND THE FIVE SCROLLS, RABBI SOLOMON BEN ISAAC,

VENICE1522USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 17,500.00
13

JERUSALEM TALMUD,

VENICE[1522-1524]USD 25,000.00 - 40,000.00USD 60,000.00
14RABBI MOSES BEN JACOB OF COUCY

SEFER MITSVOT HA-GADOL (THE GREAT BOOK OF COMMANDMENTS), RABBI MOSES BEN JACOB OF COUCY,

VENICE1522USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 5,625.00
15ATTRIBUTED TO RABBI AARON

SEFER HA-HINNUKH (EXPOSITION OF THE COMMANDMENTS ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTION), ATTRIBUTED TO RABBI AARON,

VENICE1523USD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
16RABBI JACOB LANDAU

SEFER AGUR (ASHKENAZIC HALAKHIC COMPENDIUM), RABBI JACOB LANDAU,

[RIMINI][1525-1526]USD 12,000.00 - 16,000.00Not Sold
17BOLOGNA

SIDDUR (DAILY PRAYER BOOK) ACCORDING TO THE ROMAN RITE,

BOLOGNA1537USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 100,000.00
18RABBI BENJAMIN ZE'EV BEN MATTATHIAS OF ARTA

SEFER BINYAMIN ZE'EV (RESPONSA AND LEGAL DECISIONS), RABBI BENJAMIN ZE'EV BEN MATTATHIAS OF ARTA, VENICE

VENICE1538-1539USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,250.00
19DON ISAAC ABRABANEL

SEFER ZEVAH PESAH (PASSOVER HAGGADAH WITH COMMENTARY), DON ISAAC ABRABANEL, VENICE

VENICE1545USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
20RABBI MENAHEM IBN ZERAH

SEFER TSEDAH LA-DEREKH (HALAKHIC COMPENDIUM), RABBI MENAHEM IBN ZERAH, FERRARA

FERRARA1554USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 8,750.00
21ISAAC IBN SAHULA

MESHAL HA-KADMONI (FABLES), ISAAC IBN SAHULA, [VENICE]

[VENICE][CA. 1546-1547]USD 35,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 40,000.00
22RABBI MOSES MAIMONIDES, TRANSLATED BY SAMUEL IBN TIBBON

MOREH NEVUKHIM (GUIDE OF THE PERPLEXED), RABBI MOSES MAIMONIDES, TRANSLATED BY SAMUEL IBN TIBBON, VENICE

VENICE1551USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 8,125.00
23RABBI MEIR BEN JACOB MEIRI

HILKHOT SHEHITAH (LAWS OF RITUAL SLAUGHTER), RABBI MEIR BEN JACOB MEIRI, FERRARA

FERRARA[CA. 1552]USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,875.00
24SABBIONETA

PENTATEUCH,

SABBIONETA[CA. 1553-1554]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,500.00
25RABBI ISHMAEL HA-KOHEN TANUJI

SEFER HA-ZIKKARON (HALAKHIC TREATISE), RABBI ISHMAEL HA-KOHEN TANUJI, FERRARA

FERRARA1555USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,000.00
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>January 28, 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> <i>Byblia in vulgar ultimamente impressa,</i> illustrated, folio, Lazaro de Soardi & Bernardino Benali, Venice,1517. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Milio (Agostino). <i>Nuovo dialogo delle devozioni del sacro monte della Verna,</i> FIRST and ONLY EDITION, illustrated, 4to, Stamperia Ducale, Florence, 1568. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> First English edition, NUMBER 23 OF 2000 COPIES, , 4to, Egoist Press, Paris, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Dumas (Marlene). <i>Doornrosie,</i> lithograph printed in colours, signed, 370 x 440 mm, 1989. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Japanese Culture.- Kimbei (Kusakabe). Two albums of hand tinted albumen prints, each with 50 photos, each photo c.140 x 95mm, [late 19th century]. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Miró (Joan) ARR. <i>Personnages sur Fond Noir,</i> NUMBER 38 OF 75 COPIES, lithograph, signed and dated, 305 x 445mm, 1948. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Ray (Man). Autoportrait, photolithograph, initialled and inscribed by artist, ONE of 100 COPIES, 200 x 160mm, 1972. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Wou-Ki (Zao). L'tang / The Pond, etching aquatint, number 2 of 3 only, signed by artist, 260 x 230 mm, Paris, Editions Galanis, 1972. £800 to £1,200.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Autographs & Memorabilia<br>January 28, 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> De Amicis (Edmondo). Postcards signed by Italian author and journalist Edmondo De Amicis, February 1897- August 1907. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Live Aid.- Live Aid 1985 souvenir programme, signed by Bob Geldof, Cliff Richard, Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Freddie Mercury, and others, 1985-1991. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference. Black and white, landscape photograph ft. all the Heads of Government of the British Commonwealth who attended the 1944 Prime Ministers' Conference in London, signed by all.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Walt Disney Production.- Dopey, original animation cel from Snow White approx. 180 x 180mm., Walt Disney Enterprises, 1937. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Liszt (Franz). Carte-de-visite photograph by J.Ganz of Brussels of Franz Liszt, signed, 10 x 6.4cm, c. 1880. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Fermi (Enrico). Autograph letter signed to Professor Tullio Levi Civita, 8vo, Florence, 9 May 1925; w/an autograph note from Professor Civita, 7 March 1934 (2). £1,800 to £2,200.
  • <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.
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