Bonhams: Fine Literature, Featuring Two Private Collections, 25264, New York

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Auction Date
12/05/2019 - 12/05/2019
Page Size: 362 items in 15 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
326WHITMAN, WALT. 1819-1892.

Two Rivulets; Including Democratic Vistas, Centennial Songs, and Passage to India Camden.

New Jersey1876USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,805.00
327WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. 1911-1983.

The Glass Menagerie.

New York1945USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
328WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. 1911-1983.

A Streetcar Named Desire.

New York1947USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
329WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. 1911-1983.

The Kingdom of Earth with Hard Candy. [New York]:

New York1954USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
330WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. 1911-1983.

The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore. [New York]:

New York1964USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
331WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. 1911-1983.

Six SIGNED LIMITED EDITIONS:

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
332WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. 1911-1983.

Seven trade editions, four signed:

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
333WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE. 1911-1983.

Typed Manuscript, with holograph annotations, signed and dated ("Tennessee Williams / Key West, 1971"), being a draft for an unused preface to In the Winter of Cities,

1971USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
334WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.

Sour Grapes. A Book of Poems.

Boston1921USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
335WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.

1. The Cod Head. San Francisco: The Harvest Press, 1932.

San Francisco1932USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
336WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.

Collected Poems 1921-1931.

New York1934USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
337WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.

Adam & Eve & the City. Peru VT: Alcestis Press, 1936.

Peru VT1936USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
338WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.

Paterson.

New York1946-1958.USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,402.50
339WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.

A collection of poetry works:1. The Tempers.

London1913USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
340WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CARLOS. 1883-1963.

9 prose titles,

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
341WOLFE, THOMAS. 1900-1938.

The Crisis in Industry. Chapel Hill: Published by the University, 1919.

Chapel Hill1919USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,450.00
342WOLFE, THOMAS. 1900-1938.

Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of the Buried Life.

New York1929USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 10,075.00
343WOLFE, THOMAS. 1900-1938.

From Death to Morning. Stories.

New York1935USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
344WOLFE, THOMAS. 1900-1938.

Of Time and the River.

New York1935USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
345WOLFE, THOMAS. 1900-1938.

The Story of a Novel.

New York1936USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
346WOLFE, THOMAS. 1900-1938.

13 FIRST EDITIONS including 11 posthumously published works:

USD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
347WOOLF, VIRGINIA. 1882-1941.

Kew Gardens.

London1919USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
348WOOLF, VIRGINIA. 1882-1941.

Typed Note Signed ("Virginia Woolf") to Mr. [Harda] Kamp, enclosing three autographs (not present) "in case you wish to insert them in my books,"

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,295.00
349WOOLF, VIRGINIA. 1882-1941.

Orlando: A Biography.

New York1928USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,785.00
350WOOLF, VIRGINIA. 1882-1941.

A Room of One's Own.

New York, The Fountain Press; London, The Hogarth Press1929USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,825.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
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