Potter and Potter Auctions: Circus - Side Show - Oddities, 79, Chicago

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019
Page Size: 595 items in 24 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

New York Circus. On the Corner of Broad and Filbert Sts. Under the Management of J.J. Hall.

Philadelphia1837USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 480.00
2

Royal Circus. A New Burletta, Called, The English Lion / The Stolen Nosegay / Horsemanship.

[London]1786USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 150.00
3

Great Eastern Menagerie Double-Bill Broadside.

Cincinnatica.1872USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 360.00
4

Animal Magnetism, Clairvoyance, Sympathy, Phreno-Magnetism Broadside. Dr. Webster.

N.p.ca.1845USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
5

Raymond & Company’s Menagerie for 1847. Chrysarma.

New York1847USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 11,400.00
6

The Great London Circus United with Cooper & Bailey. Steam Organ and Bell Wagon.

Cincinnati1879USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 2,880.00
7

The Great London Circus. Seals and Polar Bears.

Cincinnati1879USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 2,400.00
8

Achille Philion. The Marvelous Equilibrist and Originator.

Buffalo1898USD 900.00 - 1,300.00USD 600.00
9

[Strongwoman] The Blessings. The Most Beautiful and Strongest Female Athlete and Partner.

Hamburgca.1900s/10sUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 4,800.00
10

Schichtl’s Marionetten Variete-Theater.

Hamburgca.1908USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11

Freres et Soeur Martinetti.

Brusselsca.1910sUSD 250.00 - 350.00USD 150.00
12

Stock Poster of a Giant Guardsman.

Plymouthca.1910sUSD 250.00 - 350.00USD 150.00
13

The Great Willy. Pot-Pourri Acrobatique avec Planche Mobile.

Parisca.1910sUSD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
14

Mozardo. Kraft Jongleure.

1920sUSD 100.00 - 200.00USD 72.00
15

Al. G. Barnes—Sells Floto and John Robinson. The Human Fly Anna Merkel.

ca.1938USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 300.00
16

Al. G. Barnes Circus. Great Trains of Steel Thundering Through the Dawn.

Chicago1930sUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 660.00
17

Al. G. Barnes Circus. New Jungle Circus / Most Startling Wild Animal Acts.

ca.1920sUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 540.00
18

Al. G. Barnes Circus. Bert Nelson. Lord and Master of the Most Savage Jungle Beasts.

ca.1930sUSD 250.00 - 350.00USD 180.00
19

Al. G. Barnes Wild Animal Circus. The Lion King: Capt. Terrell Jacobs.

ca.1930sUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 570.00
20

Barnum’s Greatest Show on Earth. The Four Funniest and Most Original of All Acting Clowns / Educated Animals.

1890sUSD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,140.00
21

The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. P.T. Barnum / James Bailey.

ca.1909USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 390.00
22

The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Miss Mae Wirth.

ca.1913USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 720.00
23

The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Jockey Riders, Expert Riders, Mounted on Thoroughbred Horses.

1898USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 480.00
24

The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Les Quatre Plus Grands Batiments du Monde. Vienna / Chicago / London / New York.

1901USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 720.00
25

The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth. Quelques Specimens de Notre Colossale Menagerie.

1901USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
  • <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.
  • <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.
  • <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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