• <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.

Sothebys: Space Exploration - bidstart 7/13, N10719, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/20/2021 - 07/20/2021
Page Size: 67 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
6

[Voshkod-2] — The First Spacewalk. Color photograph, signed and inscribed by Alexei Leonov

1965USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 7,560.00
7

Archive of material inc. correspondence from Chesley Bonestell to James Roth, books, and related ephemera

1955-1987USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
8

Album of 39 vintage gelatin prints of Langley Research Center taken by Senior NASA Photographer Bill Taub

1958 & 1959USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 6,048.00
9

[Project Mercury] — Mercury Seven. Vintage photograph of the Mercury 7, signed by all seven

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,292.00
10

John Glenn

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,268.00
11

[Project Mercury] — The Original Mercury 7. Signed and inscribed by Carpenter, Schirra, and Cooper

1961USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,260.00
12

[Project Mercury] — The Original Seven Mercury Astronauts. Color photograph, signed and inscribed by three astronauts

1959USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,386.00
13

[Gemini] — A Retrospective of the Gemini Program. Set of eight vintage NASA "red number" color photographs

1965USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,772.00
14

[Gemini IV] — America's First Spacewalk. Set of five vintage NASA "red number" color photographs

1965USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 4,032.00
15

[Gemini IV] — The First American Spacewalk. Color photograph signed and inscribed by Jim McDivitt

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,048.00
16

[Gemini V] — The Launch of "Eight Days or Bust." Color photograph signed and inscribed by Gordon Cooper & Charles Conrad

1965USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,260.00
17

[Gemini VI] + [Gemini VII] — First Manned Space Rendezvous. Color photograph signed by Thomas Stafford and Wally Schirra

1965USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,386.00
18

[Gemini XII] — Buzz Aldrin in the First Space Selfie. Vintage NASA "red number" color photograph

1966USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,788.00
19

[Gemini XII] — First Selfie in Space. Color photograph, signed and inscribed by Buzz Aldrin

1966USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,772.00
20

[Lunar Missions] — Large lunar chart sgd. by a member of every lunar flight crew, inc. a Moonwalker from each mission

1970USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 16,380.00
21

Hergé. On a Marché sur la Lune. Sgd. and insc. by Hergé and 8 Apollo astronauts, inc. 7 Moonwalkers

Belgium: 1954USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 20,160.00
22

[Apollo Missions] — Apollo Expeditions to the Moon. Book signed and inscribed by 17 Apollo astronauts

Washington, D.C.:1975USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,276.00
23

[Apollo Missions] — One photo from each Apollo mission. Set of eleven vintage NASA "red number" color photographs.

1968USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,772.00
24

[Early Astronauts] Collection of astronaut autographs and related ephemera

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,410.00
25

[Apollo 1] — Card with autographs of full Apollo 1 crew, plus Armstrong, Anders, Gordon, and Conrad

1966-08-25USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,032.00
26

[Lunar Excursion Module] Group of three original blueprints for the Grumman Lunar Excursion Module

1964USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 6,300.00
27

[Lunar Module] — Transgraphic pamphlet signed by a member of each crewed LM flight

Bethpage, NY: 1969USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 4,032.00
32

[Apollo 1] — Embroidered prototype name patches and astronaut photos

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
33

[Saturn 1B] — Extra Large Saturn 1B blueprint, signed and inscribed by Apollo 7 Lunar Module Pilot Walt Cunningham

Hunstville, Alabama: [1966]USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 12,600.00
34

[Apollo 7] — In Earth Orbit. Color photograph, signed and inscribed by Lunar Module Pilot Walt Cunningham

1968USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,512.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
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