• <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Early Printed Books<br>October 13, 2022
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Miguel de Cervantes, <i>The History of Don-Quichote (Quixote), The First & Second Part,</i> London, 1620. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Jacques Lagniet, <i>Recueil des Plus Illustres Proverbes, Divisés en Trois Livre,</i> first edition, Paris, 1657-63. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies,</i> fourth folio, London, 1685. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Ramon Llull, <i>Liber de Ascensu et Decensu Intellectus,</i> first edition, Valencia, 1512. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann October 13:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, <i>The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed,</i> London, 1542. $30,000 to $50,000.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>October 13, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 109. Miguel de Cervantes. <i>The History of Don-Quichote. The first parte.</i> London: William Stansby for Edward Blount, 1620. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 43. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. <i>Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.</i> Washington: The White House, Christmastide, 1942. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 113. Charles Darwin. A collection of 26 titles including <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 210. Philip Guston. Important correspondence between Philip Guston and Ralph and Martha Hyams. New York, 1967-76. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 26. John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe. Signed guest book and original photos from the May 19, 1962 reception. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>October 13, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 194. J.R.R. Tolkien. <i>The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.</i> London: George Allen and Unwin, 1954-1954-1955. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 164. Max Beerbohm. Autograph Manuscript for The Happy Hypocrite, circa 1896. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 158. Mark Twain. <i>The Writings.</i> Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1899-1907. The Autograph Edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 150. Lady Dilke. <i>French Painters of the XVIIIth Century.</i> London: George Bell, 1899. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 200. Ludwig Bemelmans. Original sketch of Madeline, ink and gouache. $4,000 to $6,000.

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Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/21/2022 - 07/21/2022
Page Size: 492 items in 20 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1BLOCH, Robert (1917–1994).

Psycho.

New York1959USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 187.50
2BLOCK, Lawrence (b. 1938).

A group of 42 volumes, including: A Long Line of Dead Me; Candy (as Sheldon Lord); Even the Wicked; Such Men Are Dangerous; A Walk Among the Tombstones; and others.

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 360.00
3BONNAMY, Francis.

A group of 8 titles, including: A Rope of Sand.

1945USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 240.00
4CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The Big Sleep.

New York1939USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 343.75
5CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

Farewell My Lovely.

New York1940USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
6CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The High Window.

New York1942USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 150.00
7CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The Little Sister.

London1949USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
8CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The Long Goodbye.

London1953USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 390.00
9CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

Playback.

London1958USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
10CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

A group of 20 Chandler novels, collections, adaptations, and collaborations, including: The Annotated Big Sleep.

New York2018USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 437.50
11[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 13 biographies, including: CORMAN, Catherine. Daylight Noir: Raymond Chandler’s Imagined City.

New York2009USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 150.00
12[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 20 volumes relating to Raymond Chandler’s Hollywood career, including: LUHR, William. Raymond Chandler and Film.

New York1982USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 218.75
13[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 19 volumes of interviews, letters, and celebrations including: GARDINER, Dorothy and WALKER, Kathrine Sorley (editors).

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 180.00
14[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 39 paperback volumes, including: The Big Sleep.

New York1945USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 108.00
15CHRISTIE, Agatha (1890–1976).

A group of 11 works, including: The Secret of Chimneys (1925); The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926, sixth printing); The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1927); …

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 812.50
16CONNELLY, Michael (b. 1956).

A group of 39 volumes, including: The Black Ice; The Fifth Witness; The Last Coyote; The Lincoln Lawyer; Void Moon; and others.

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 390.00
17CRAIS, Robert (b. 1953).

A group of 23 volumes, including: Chasing Darkness; Indigo Slam; Lullaby Town; Stalking the Angel; and others.

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 180.00
18CRUMLEY, James (1939–2008).

A group of 33 volumes, including: The Final Country; The Last Good Kiss; The Mexican Tree Duck; One to Count Cadence; The Right Madness; and others.

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 600.00
19CRUMLEY, James (1939–2008).

A group of 4 original screenplays and manuscripts, including: a presentation copy manuscript of The Mexican Tree Duck bound in red cloth with an accompanying TLS from James Crumley to novelist Kent Anderson; …

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
20

[DETECTIVE FICTION]. A group of 31 volumes by Len Deighton and S.S. Van Dine, including: Berlin Game; The Bishop Murder Case; The Canary Murder Case; An Expensive Place to Die; …

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 187.50
21

[DETECTIVE FICTION]. A group of 30 volumes, including: BRUCCOLI, Matthew J. and LAYMAN, Richard (eds.).

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 330.00
22

[DETECTIVE FICTION]. A group of 25 volumes, including works by: George C. Chesbro, Rick DeMarinis, James Sallis, and Bob Truluck.

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
23

[DETECTIVE & MYSTERY]. A group of 23 titles by S.S. Van Dine, Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Ross Macdonald and others, including: VAN DINE. The Garden Murder Case.

New York1935USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 812.50
24

[DETECTIVE & MYSTERY]. A group of 44 titles by Laurence Block, Leslie Charters, James Cain, and Rex Stout, including: CAIN. Galatea.

New York1953USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 1,140.00
25

[DETECTIVE & MYSTERY]. A library of over 180 advanced reading copies, including authors: Julian Symons, William F. Nolan (Dashiell Hammett biographies), Len Deighton, Richard Condon, Francis Nevins Jr….

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 562.50
  • <b><center>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books, Autographs & Manuscripts<br>11th-12th of October 2022
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Alfieri Vittorio, <i>Vita [...] scritta da esso,</i> 1968. Starting Price: €900,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Collection of 25 albumin photographs depicting Italian, French and Swiss places. Late 19th century.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Brandolini D’Adda Brandolino, Duale. <i>Poesia [...] e incisioni di Sandro Martini,</i> 1976.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Alighieri Dante, <i>La divina commedia di Dante</i> edizione illustrata da 30 fotografie tolte da disegni di Scaramuzza, 1879. Starting Price: €500,00.
    Gonnelli Oct. 12th: Cervantes Saavedra Miguel (de), <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Nueva edicion corregida por la Real Academia Española, 1780. Starting price: €12.000,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Collodi Carlo, <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> 1883. Starting price: €6.000,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Wilde Oscar, <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray [...]</i> with original images & notes on the text by Jim Dine, 1968. Starting price: €1.500,00
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> The smallest tarot cards in the world. 21st century.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Hottot (Robert). <i>French explorer and collector.</i> An original illustrated manuscript diary by Hottot of his expedition along the Congo River to Lake Chad, 1908-1909, £700-1,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Japan. Ino Tadataka (after), Kokugun Zenzu (Complete Atlas of Japan), 2 volumes, circa 1838, £500-800
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Khatib al-Tibrizi (Muhammad b. 'Abd Allah). <i>Mishcat-ul-masabih</i> or a collection of the most authentic traditions, regarding the actions and sayings of Muhammed; 2 volumes, Calcutta, 1809-1810, £1,500-2,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Roberts (David). <i>The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia,</i> 1st quarto edition, 6 volumes in 3, London: Day & Son, 1855-56, £2,000-3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Tocqueville (Alexis de). <i>De la Démocratie en Amérique,</i> volumes 1 & 2 (of 4), 1st edition, Paris: Charles Gosselin, 1835, £2,000-3,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Torquemada (Juan de). <i>Primera[-tercera] parte de los veinte i un libros rituales i monarchia Indiana,</i> 3 volumes, 2nd edition, Madrid: Nicolas Rodriguez Franco, 1723, £2,000-3,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Donovan (Edward). <i>The Natural History of British Insects,</i> 16 volumes bound in 8, London: F and C Rivington, 1793-1813, £1,500-2,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Fuchs (Leonhart). <i>New Kreüterbuch,</i> 1st edition in German, Basel: Michael Isingrin, 1543, £7,000-10,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Spain & Portugal. Ptolemy (Claudius), <i>Secunda Europe Tabula,</i> Rome [1478 - 1509], £1,000-2,000
    <center><b>Dominic Winter<br>October 12th<br>Printed Books, Stamps & Documents, Maps, Travel & Exploration
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> World. Gill (Macdonald), <i>La Carta del Atlantico,</i> George Philip & Son Ltd in collaboration with the Time and Tide Publishing Company Ltd, circa 1943, £1,500-2,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Vinegar Bible [English]. <i>The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New,</i> Oxford: John Baskett, 1717/1716, £700-1,000
    <b>Dominic Winter, Oct. 12:</b> Mill (John Stuart). <i>The Subjection of Women,</i> 1st edition, presentation copy, London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869, £700-1,000
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1937. PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION PRINTED IN ENGLAND. $50,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [SHACKLETON, Ernest]. –– BROWNING, Robert. <i>Poetical Works of…</i> London: Smith and Elder, 1906. PRESENTED TO SHACKLETON AND THE OFFICERS OF THE NIMROD BY A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York: George R. Lockwood, [1870]. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> ARISTOTLE. Opera, in Greek, parts one and two only: Organon and Natural Philosophy I. Edited by Aldus and others. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1 November 1495–February 1498. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> COOK, James, Capt. [Collected Voyages]. First and Second Voyages: London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1773, 1777; Third Voyage: London: H. Hughes for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (“Mark Twain”). <i>The Writings of…</i> Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1899–1900. $12,000 to $16,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Poems of…</i> Edited by Frederick S. Ellis. Hammersmith: William Morris for the Kelmscott Press, 1893. $12,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> LONDON, Jack. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY LONDON. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CROWLEY, Aleister (1875–1947). <i>The Winged Beetle.</i> London: privately printed, 1910. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> WILDE, Oscar (“C.3.3.”). <i>The Ballad of Reading Gaol.</i> London: Leonard Smithers, January 1898. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> DRYDEN, John. <i>Fables Ancient and Modern; translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems.</i> London: John Tonson, 1700. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [MAP]. LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van. <i>Delineatio Orarum Maritimarum…</i> London: John Wolfe, 1598. $3,000 to $4,000.
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