• <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.

Cowans Auctions: American Historical Ephemera and Photography: Timed Auction - online bidstart 9/4, 91420, Cincinnati

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
09/14/2020 - 09/14/2020
Page Size: 182 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Extraordinary French and Indian War Letter, May 16, 1756, Describing Problems in Northern NY

1756USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
2

1793 Order of the South Carolina House of Representatives, Incl. Directive to Burn "Certificates for Scalps," Signed by Jacob Read

1793USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
3

Massachusetts Indians, Two Early Documents

1828-1829USD 400.00 - 800.00USD 250.00
4

Colonial and Early 19th Century Documents

1768USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 225.00
5

Revolutionary War Patriot Oliver Ellsworth Signed Pay Order, Plus Two Vice Presidents

1775USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 138.00
6

Revolutionary War Soldier Ephraim Douglass ADS, Plus Signatures of Virginia Governors Wood and Preston

1799USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 75.00
7

Revolutionary War Document Regarding French Army Hiring Blacksmiths Paid in Virginia Currency, December 1781

1781USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 344.00
8

1786 Boston, Massachusetts Treasurer's Tax Certificate, Plus Early 19th Century Notes

1839USD 150.00 - 300.00USD 100.00
10

J.L.G. Ferris Portfolio of American History Paintings

1931-1932USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 138.00
11

Ohio Militia Documents for the First Half of 19th Century

1814 through the end of the yearUSD 200.00 - 400.00USD 138.00
12

Pay Orders from Franklinton, OH, 1814

1814, 1815USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 100.00
13

Rare 1828 Document from the Overseers of the Poor Regarding Jerusha Douglas of the Mohegan Tribe

1828USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 313.00
14

1829 Certificate of the Statesmen and Overseers of the Poor Describing Narrangansett Indian "Sarah"

1829USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 313.00
15

1848 Letters from Seneca Chief Nathaniel T. Strong Concerning Indian Affairs at the Cattaraugus Reservation

1848USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 625.00
16

Pair of Militia Images, Including Daguerreotype Portrait by C.D. Fredericks and Unmarked Albumen Portrait

1858 forage capUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 594.00
17

Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Debonair Soldier, Possibly Union or Confederate

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 238.00
18

Thomas Stonewall Jackson's Personal Surgeon, Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire, Civil War CDV, Plus

1862USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 4,375.00
19

Union General Nathaniel Lyon, Large Format Photograph by Troxell, St. Louis

1841USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,250.00
20

Albumen Photograph of Identified Musicians from VT 2nd Infantry

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 594.00
21

Four Different CDVs of Ulysses S. Grant

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 225.00
22

Trio of Pennsylvania Civil War CDVs, Including General Francis Patterson

n.dUSD 200.00 - 400.00USD 175.00
23

Iowa 21st Infantry, CDVs of Civil War Soldiers, Henry Ward Beecher, Plus

USD 250.00 - 450.00USD 688.00
24

CDVs of Identified Philadelphians, Incl. Civil War Veterans and John Gallagher, Consul-General to Rio de Janiero

1860sUSD 100.00 - 150.00USD 88.00
25

Four CDVs of Identified Illinois Soldiers incl. Governor Yates

1860sUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 188.00
26

Three CDVs of Identified Federal Infantry Officers

1860sUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 188.00
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
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