• <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Antiquarian Books<br>Including a series of views of Milan<br>September 27 to October 4</b></center>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Livius, Historia Romanae decades, Venice, Vindelinus de Spira, 1470, contemporary Morocco. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Blaeu, Nieuw Stedeboeck van Italien (Piemont), The Hague, 1724-1725, 8 volumes, marbled calf gilt. €70,000 to €90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Baysio, Rosarium decretorum, Venice, 1481, later vellum. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> [Niccolò da Poggibonsi], Viaggio da Venetia al santo Sepulchro, Venice, 1529, later half calf. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Hieronymus, Epistole [Italian], Ferrara, 1497, blue crushed morocco with the Rocco di Torrepadula arms. €12,000 to €15,000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Extensive archive of papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> George Catlin, <i>North American Indian Portfolio,</i> 1844. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, Carefully Translated…after the Best Jewish Authorities, Philadelphia, 1853-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Wedding book of Eleanor Roosevelt’s bodyguard, Earl Miller, signed by the Roosevelts, 1932. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Textile titled <i>The Resignation of Pres’t Washington,</i> Scotland, circa 1800. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Gideon Welles, Pass for President Lincoln’s White House funeral, 1865. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Confirmation of arms and nobility in favor of the Diez y Mora family, Madrid, 1710. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Conquest of Peru.- Cieza De León (Pedro de). <i>Parte primera de la chronica del Peru,</i> first edition, Seville, Martín de Montesdoca, 1553. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Mandeville (Sir John). <i>Tractato bellissimo delle piu maravigliose cose & piu motabile che sitrovino nelle parte delmondo,</i> Florence, [Lorenzo Morgiani], 1496-99. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Bible leaf, Latin. Single leaf from the Gutenberg Bible, [Mainz], [Johann Gutenberg & Johann Fust], [c.1454/55]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Publicius (Jacobus). <i>Ars oratoria. Ars epistolandi. Ars memorativa,</i> first edition, Venice, Erhard Ratdolt, 1482. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Biblia Pauperum.- Single leaf from a blockbook Biblia Pauperum in Latin, from the Wiblingen copy of Schreiber's edition III, Netherlands, 1465. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Brazil.- Steinmann (Johan Jacob). <i>Souvenirs de Rio de Janeiro,</i> Paris, chez Rittner & Goupil, 1837. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Polo (Marco). <i>In cui si tratta le meravigliose cose del mondo per lui vedute,</i> Venice, Matteo Pagano, 1555. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Sir Joshua Reynolds' copy.- Donne (John). <i>Poems, by J.D. With elegies on the authors death,</i> the Joshua Reynolds-Philip Bliss copy of the first edition, Printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, 1633. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Gilbert (William). <i>De Magnete,</i> first edition, Peter Short, 1600. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Audubon (John James). <i>The Birds of America,</i> 8 vol., New York, George R. Lockwood, [c.1889]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Pratchett (Terry). <i>The Colour of Magic,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1983. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Flaubert (Gustave). <i>Trois Contes,</i> first edition, one of 100 copies on papier de Hollande, Paris, Charpentier, 1877. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <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.

Sothebys: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana - Part 2 - bidstart 7/7, N10963, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/21/2022 - 07/21/2022
Page Size: 116 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1040Poe, Edgar Allen, andJohn Tenniel (illustrator)

The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe. With Original Memoir.

London1858USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 8,190.00
1041Remington, Frederic

A Bunch of Buckskins.

New York1901USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 10,710.00
1042[Schiff, Mortimer L., collection]—de Ricci, Seymour, compiler

French Signed Bindings in the Mortimor L. Schiff Collection. [And:] British and Miscellaneous Signed Bindings in the Mortimer L. Schiff Collection.

New York:privately printed in Paris by Lecram-Servant for John M.Schiff1935USD 1,400.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
1043Sewell, A[nna]

Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions.

Boston1890USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 504.00
1044Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Prometheus Unbound. A Lyrical Drama in Four Acts.

London1820USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 8,190.00
1045Smith, Jerome V. C

Trout and Angling. Being Part Two of the Fishes of Massachusetts.

New York:Derrydale Press1929USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 882.00
1046Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Uncle Tom's Cabin.

London1852USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,410.00
1047Stubbs, George

The Anatomy of the Horse.

London1766USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 11,340.00
1048[Swift, Jonathan]

Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver ...

London:Benj. Motte1726USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 40,320.00
1049Vieillot, L[ouis] P[ierre]

Histoire naturelle des plus beaux oiseaux chanteurs de la zone torride.

Paris1805USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,410.00
1050Wordsworth, William

The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth. In Four Volumes.

London1820USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 44,100.00
1051Allen, Ethan

Reason the Only Oracle of Man, or a Compendious System of Natural Religion.

Bennington, VT1784USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,930.00
1052

(Civil War) An album of 12 large lithographed War Department maps

mostly produced in New York, 1862–1865USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 15,120.00
1053Custer, George Armstrong

Autograph letter signed ("GA Custer | Lt Col 7th Cav | Brvt MajGenl") toto Senator Jacob M. Howard of Michigan

Fort Riley Kansas,1866USD 28,000.00 - 35,000.00Not Sold
1054Benjamin Franklin Imprints

[Conrad Beissel.] Vorspiel der Neuen-Welt welches sich in der letzten Abendroethe als ein paradisischer Lichtes-Glantz unter den Kindern gottes hervor gethan. In liebes, lobes, leidens, krafft und erfahrungs Liedern abgebildet, die gedrückte, gebückte und

Philadelphia1732USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 107,100.00
1055Gardner, Alexander

Check signed three times ("Alex Gardner")

Washington, D.C.,1881USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
1056(Hamilton, Alexander)

[Wyndham Beawes. Lex mercatoria rediviva; or, A Complete Code of Commercial Law: Beinga General Guide to All Men in Business; Whether as Traders, Remitters,Owners, Freighters, Captains, Insurers, Brokers, Factors,Supercargoes, or Agents. With an Account o

Dublin1795USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 44,100.00
1057Jackson, Thomas J. ("Stonewall")

Autograph letter signed twice ("T. J. Jackson"; "T.J.J.") as a United States lieutenant of artillery, to Isaac Brake, giving a detailed account of the Siege of Veracruz

"Camp Near Vera Crus Mexico, 1847USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 8,820.00
1058Jefferson, Thomas

Document signed ("Th: Jefferson") as third President, being a Northwest Territory land grant in favor of Stephen Woolery

Washington, 1803USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 5,292.00
1059Jefferson, Thomas

Autograph letter signed ("Th: Jefferson") as third President, to James Dinsmore ("Dear Sir") regarding craftswork on the interior of Monticello

Washington1804USD 18,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
1060Jefferson, Thomas

Autograph letter signed ("Th: Jefferson") as third President, to Philip Mazzei, reminiscing withthe Italian patriot who served Virginia during the Revolution

Washington1809USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 201,600.00
1061Lincoln, Abraham

Autograph legal document signed ("Lincoln & Herndon for Complt"),being a bill filed in Hannah Miller v. Mary E. and Nancy A. Miller before chancery session of the Menard Circuit Court

Petersburg,1847USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 7,560.00
1062Lincoln, Abraham

Autograph letter signed (“A. Lincoln”) as president-elect to William Seward, beseeching him to accept the appointment as Secretary of State

Springfield, Illinois,1860USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 27,720.00
1063Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, 24th United States Congress

Manuscript letter signed by John Quincy Adams ("J. Q. Adams") and eight other congressmen from Massachusetts (Caleb Cushing, Abbitt Lawrence, Stephen C. Phillips, John Reed Jr., George N. Briggs, Samuel Hoar, Nathaniel B. Borden, William B. Calhoun), to S

Washington1836USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
1064Mudd, Samuel

Autograph letter signed (“Saml A. Mudd”) to his brother, Jeremiah T. Mudd (“My Dear Jere”), describing life in prison

Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas, Fla.,1865USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 30,240.00
  • <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> John Adams Signed Ship's Passport, partly printed DS as president, signed “John Adams.”
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Extremely Rare James Garfield DS as President Appointing Revenue Service Agent.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Babe Ruth 1939 Cooperstown cover boldly signed — with photo.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Incredible Harry S. Truman Kansas City Auto Club sales ledger maintained by Truman!
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Important Herbert Hoover 4 pg ALS about Chinese Gold Mining.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Rare Calvin Coolidge ALS as President.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Abraham Lincoln Signed Appointment.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Ironic John Kennedy Jr. Handwritten report on why he is accident report form when he attended Collegiate School in 1975.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Katherine Bates Signed -“America! America! God shed his grace on thee.”
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Apollo 11 - Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Amassed Over Four Decades, an impressive 1100+ piece collection of entertainment and notables.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens Signed Letter and Card.
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