• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 12. OKLAHOMA! Celeste Holm's vocal score for Oklahoma! inscribed by Richard Rodgers. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 20. WILSON, DOOLEY. Fine inscribed photograph to Celeste Holm with Casablanca reference. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 79. Original production script of the Broadway musical CATS with notes written by Claude Tessier. $600 to $900.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>Auction April 28</b>
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 139. STEPHEN SONDHEIM. Autographed musical manuscript signed for "Broadway Baby" from Follies. $500 to $800.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 180.<br>Cecil Beaton. Headdress for Liza at the Ball, from My Fair Lady, circa 1962. $700 to $900.
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 177.<br>Cecil Beaton. Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.

Christies: Selections from the Library of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue, 19706, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/29/2021 - 01/29/2021
Page Size: 118 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1 [GROS DE BOZE, Claude (1680-1753). ]

Histoire de l’Académie Royaledes Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres dépuis son établissement

Paris1740USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,250.00

ACADEMIE ROYALE DES MEDAILLES & DES INSCRIPTIONS. Medailles sur les principaux evénéments du règne de Louis le Grand

Paris1702USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 10,625.00

ALEXANDER II – Description du Sacre et du Couronnement de leurs Majestes Imperiales l'Empereur Alexandre II et l'Imperatrice Marie Alexandrovna.

St. Petersburg1856USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 22,500.00

ALMANACS – Les lacets de Vénus [WITH:] Facsimile edition

Paris[1788]. 1906USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 5,250.00

ANCIENT ROME – a group of 8 small, handsome works of Latin literature and Roman history

Paris, Leiden, Strassburg, and Amsterdam1587-1759. USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 6,250.00

ARBORICULTURE – two first edition works by Duhamel de Monceau on trees.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,250.00

Aristotelis Stagiritae omnia quae extant opera. With commentary by Averroes.

Venice1560USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 6,875.00
8AUGUIS, Pierre-René (1786-1846).

Les poètes françois depuis le XIIe siècle jusqu’àMalherbe

Paris1824USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 5,250.00
9BAKST, Léon (1866-1924) – ALEXANDRE, Arsène (1859-1937) and Jean COCTEAU (1889-1963).

L'Art decoratif de Bakst

London1913USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,250.00
11BALOCCHI, Luigi (1766-1832).

La primavera felice, dramma giocoso in un atto. L’heureux printemps, opéra-comique en un acte, représentédevantle Roi, àl’occasion du mariage de S. A. R. Monseigneur le Duc de Berry et de S. A. R. Marie-Caroline, Princesse des Deux Siciles

Paris1816USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00
12BARILLET, Jean-Pierre (1824-1873) and F. LESEMANN.

Les pensées. Histoire, culture, multiplication, emploi

Paris1869USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 750.00
13BARTOLI, Pietro (1615-1700).

Admiranda Romanarum antiquitatum.

Rome1693USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,250.00
14BECKFORD, William (1759-1844) – MADDOX, Willes (1813-1853).

Views of Lansdown Tower, Bath. The Favorite Edifice of the Late William Beckford Esqr.

Bath ; London1844USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 4,375.00
15BLONDEL, Jacques-François (1705-1774).

Cours d'architecture, ou Traité de la décoration, distribution & construction des bâtiments

Paris1771-77. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 4,000.00

BOOK OF HOURS, in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on vellum

[Northern France15th century]. USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 13,750.00
17BOTANY – ROUX, Laure.

Bound manuscript, “Histoire Naturelle, Botanique. ”

France c. 1850. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,500.00
18BOUTET, Claude (fl. 1676).

Traité de mignature, pour apprendre aisement àpeindre sans maître. Avec le secret de faire les plus belle couleurs, I’or bruny et l’or en coquille. Troisième édition, reveuë, corrigée & augmentée

Paris1696USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,250.00
19BROOKSHAW, George (1751-1823).

Groups of Flowers, Drawn and Accurately Coloured after Nature, with Full Directions for the Young Artist –Groups of Fruit –Six Birds

London1819USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,500.00
20[BRUNOY, Madmoiselle la Marquise de. ]

Bound manuscript, “Catalogue des Livres de Mme. la Marquise de Brunoy. Redigé par Henry, rue St. Jean de Beauvais. ”

[Paris?,] 1786USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 7,500.00
21BUSSY-RABUTIN, Roger de (1618-1693).

Histoire amoureuse des Gaules.

Liège [i. e. Brussels1665]. USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,875.00

COSWAY BINDINGS – a group of two Cosway bindings, 19th and 20th centuries.

19th and 20th centuries. USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,000.00
24CROZE-MAGNAN, Simon-Célestin (1750-1818).

Le Musée français, recueil complet des tableaux, statues et bas-reliefs, qui composent la collection nationale

Paris1803-1809. USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 8,750.00
25DE?IDIE?, Johannes-Josephus (fl. late 18th century).

Dissertatio medico- chirurgica, de cucurbitulis, moxa, et acupunctura.

Monpellier1787USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 5,000.00

Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851

London1854USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 12,500.00


USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 18,750.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1032. RATZER, BERNARD. Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1011. [BROADSIDE]. Life, Last Words and Dying Confession, of Rachel Wall... $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1055. BEATON, CECIL. Scrapbook prepared by Cecil Beaton over the period 1935-1944, with some later inclusions. $800 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>Timed auction, April 29</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1051. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "I hope the power doesn't go out until after Masterpiece Theatre." $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1037. The Campaign Speeches of Nixon of Kennedy, inscribed to William Safire by Richard Nixon and secretarially for John Kennedy. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1036. Celebration of the Commencement of Work on Rapid Transit Railroad. March 24th 1900, one o'clock, City Hall Park, New York. $200 to $300.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 1005. 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers signed baseball including Jackie Robinson. $3,000 to $5,000.
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