• Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 4. Blaeu's Magnificent Carte-a-Figures World Map in Full Contemporary Color (1642) Est. $12,000 - $15,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 125. 1775 Edition of the Landmark Fry-Jefferson Map of Virginia and Maryland (1775) Est. $15,000 - $18,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 673. Rare Frontispiece in Full Contemporary Color with Gilt Highlights (1662) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 717. Complete Tanner Atlas with Important Maps of Texas & Iowa (1845) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 3. Henricus Hondius' Baroque-Style World Map (1641) Est. $9,500 - $11,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 258. Complete Set of De Bry's Native Virginians & Picts from Part I of Grands Voyages (1608) Est. $2,750 - $3,500
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 608. Superb Work on 18th Century Russia with over 100 Maps and Plates (1788) Est. $3,500 - $4,250
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 49. One of the Most Important 16th Century Maps of the New World (1556) Est. $5,000 - $6,000
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 706. Superb Image of the Annunciation in Contemporary Hand Color (1518) Est. $900 - $1,100
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 123. One of the Earliest Maps to Show Philadelphia (1695) Est. $4,000 - $4,750
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 631. One of the Earliest Printed Maps of Afghanistan & Pakistan (1482) Est. $1,900 - $2,200
    Old World Auctions (Jun 5-19):
    Lot 689. Proof Copy Engraving of the Senate Floor During the Compromise of 1850 (1855) Est. $1,500 - $1,800
  • Bonhams, June 15-25: 18th Century American Sea Captain's Journals of Voyages to Hawaii, China, and South America. $35,000 - $45,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Admiral Richard E. Byrd's Autograph Diary from Bolling Advance Base, Winter 1934. $40,000 - $60,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. $4,000 - $6,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Cellarius, Andreas. Harmonia macrocosmica seu atlas universalis et novus, totius universi creati cosmographiam generalem, et novam exhibens. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Nobelist George Stigler's Copy of Ricardo's Classic on the Science of Economics. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Histoire charmante de l'adolescente sucre d'amour. Paris: F. L. Schmied, 1927. $15,000 - $20,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Fine Copy of Walras's Classic on the Theory of Marginal Utility. $12,000 - $18,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Arion Press Moby Dick. Melville, Herman. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Venegas, Miguel. Noticia de la California, y desu conquista temporal, y espiritual hasta el tiempo presente. $7,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Carelton Watkins, Yosemite and the West. Portfolio of 21 imperial albumen prints. $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: An Unpublished Archive of Thornton Wilder Correspondence to F.J. O'Neil. $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 15-25: Vesalius, Andreas. 1514-1564. Suorum de humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome. $100,000 - $150,000
  • Bonhams, June 25: Vesalius, Andreas. 1514-1564. De humani corporis fabrica libri septem. $200,000 - $300,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Gersdorff, Hans Von. 1455-1529. Feldtbuch der wundartzney. $40,000 - $60,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Pare, Ambroise. C.1509-1590. La Methode Curative des Playes, et Fractures de la Teste humaine. Avec les pourtraits des Instruments necessaires pour la curation d'icelles. $25,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Reisch, Gregor. 1470-1525. Margarita Philosophica. $20,000 - $30,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bright, Richard. 1789-1858. Reports of Medical Cases, Selected with a View of Illustrating the Symptoms and Cure of Diseases by a Reference to Morbid Anatomy. $12,000 - $18,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Berengario da Carpi, Giacomo. C. 1460-1530. Tractatus de fractura calve sive cranei. $10,000 - $15,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Vicq D'Azyr, Felix. 1748-1794. Traite d'antomie et de physiologie. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Croce, Giovanni Andrea Della. 1509?-1775. Chirurgia libri septem... $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bruno Da Longburgo. 1200-1286. La cyrogia di Maistro Bruno: Expertissimo in quella. Tradutta in vulgare. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Schwann, Theodor. 1810-1882. Mikroskopische Untersuchungen uber die Ubereinstimmung in der Struktur und dem Wachsthum der Thiere und Pflanzen. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Cowper, William. 1666-1709. The Anatomy of Humane Bodies, with Figures Drawn after the Life… $6,000 - $9,000
    Bonhams, June 25: Bidloo, Govard. 1649-1713. Anatomia humani corporis, centum & quinque tabulis, per artificiossis. G. de Lairesse ad vivum delineatis. $6,000 - $9,000

Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts - online 3/31, 30376, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
April 10, 2024 - April 10, 2024
Page Size: 191 items in 8 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
79 BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. 1920-1994.

3 SIGNED LIMITED VOLUMES:

USD 900.00 - 1,200.00 USD 960.00
80 BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. 1920-1994.

5 volumes, each signed & limited:

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,280.00
81 BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. 1920-1994.

10 VOLUMES OF POETRY, LIMITED, MOST SIGNED:

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,560.00
82 BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. 1920-1994.

3 VOLUMES SIGNED LIMITED & 1 VOLUME SIGNED FIRST EDITION:

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,024.00
83 BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. 1920-1994.

13 Volumes of Black Sparrow Press New Year's Greetings, Most SIGNED and/or LIMITED:

USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 832.00
84 BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. 1920-1994.

GROUP OF 6 SIGNED ITEMS:

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 704.00
85 CHARLES BUKOWSKI & BARFLY.

4 Items: 1. Barfly.

Sutton West & Santa Barbara: 1984 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 Not Sold
86 DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE (LEWIS CARROLL). 1832-1898.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [with:] Through the Looking Glass.

New York 1932; 1935. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,328.00
87 DEXTER, COLIN. 1930-2017.

Last Bus to Woodstock.

London 1975 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 Not Sold
88 DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.

A Tale of Two Cities.

London 1859 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 7,680.00
89 DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

London 1870 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,024.00
90 DICKENS, CHARLES. 1812-1870.

The Works of Charles Dickens. Gadshill Edition.

London & New York [1897-1899]. USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 Not Sold
91 FAULKNER, WILLIAM. 1897-1962.

These 13.

New York 1931 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,816.00
92 FAULKNER, WILLIAM. 1897-1962.

Absolom, Absolom!

New York 1936 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,840.00
93 FAULKNER, WILLIAM. 1897-1962.

A group of 2 first editions, including:

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,408.00
94 FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. 1896-1940.

The Great Gatsby.

New York 1925 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 4,096.00
95 GERSHWIN, GEORGE. 1898-1937.

Porgy and Bess: An Opera in Three Acts. Libretto by Du Bose Heyward. Lyrics by Du Bose Heyward and Ira Gershwin. Production Directed by Rouben Mamoulian.

New York 1935 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,096.00
96 GERSHWIN, GEORGE. 1898-1937; and PIERRE MONTEUX. 1875-1964.

Signatures ("Sincerely, / George Gershwin" and "Pierre Monteux / 1937")

1937 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,152.00
97 LEVANT, OSCAR. 1906-1972.

Typed Manuscript with penciled annotations, fragment of "My Life: or, The Story of George Gershwin," 7 pp, 4to,

c.1939 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Not Sold
98 CONNELL, RICHARD, and GLADYS LEHMAN.

Mimeographed Manuscript, "Presenting Lily Mars," approx. 146 pp, 4to,

Culver City, CA 1942 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 768.00
99 FINKLEHOFFE, FRED.

Mimeographed Manuscript, "Girl Crazy," approx. 118 pp, 4to,

Culver City, CA, 1943 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 896.00
100 GOETHE, JOHANN WOLFGANG VON. 1749-1832.

Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre. Ein Roman.

Berlin 1795-1796. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Not Sold
101 GREY, ZANE. 1872-1939.

THE VANISHING AMERICAN. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Zane Grey"),

USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 Not Sold
102 [GREY, ZANE. 1872-1939.] RUTH GUSTAVA [LICHTENBERG]. 1894-1960.

Portrait of Zane Grey. Seated portrait of Grey, oil on canvas,

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Not Sold
103 GREY, ZANE. 1872-1939.

Bank Draft Signed, in the amount of $2,500 drawn on the Bank of Australasia,

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 140.80
  • Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Keats, John] Spenser, Edmund: The Works of that Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser. $50,000 - $80,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: (Walton, Izaak): The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing. $30,000 - $50,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Thomas, Gabriel: An Historical and Geographical Account of the Province and Country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. $25,000 - $35,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Carroll, Lewis]: The Game of Alice in Wonderland. $2,000 - $3,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: Athias, Joseph, et al.: Biblia Hebraica. $7,000 - $10,000.
    Freeman’s | Hindman, June 25: [Warhol, Andy, and Jens Quistgaard] Dansk Designs Salesman's Presentation Catalogue. $2,500 - $3,500.
  • Sotheby’s, June 26: Poe, Edgar Allan. Tamerlane — the most poignant rarity in American literature. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: The Declaration of Independence. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..." 2,500,000 - 5,000,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: William Blake. “Poems with very wild and interesting pictures” 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 USD
    Sotheby’s, June 26: Thomas Taylor [artist]. The original cover art for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 400,000 - 600,000 USD
  • Heritage Auctions, June 27
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The Great Gatsby
    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus
    London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    J. R. R. Tolkien
    The Hobbit; or, There and Back Again
    London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Jane Austen
    Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c.
    London: Printed for John Murray, 1816
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    An Inland Voyage
    London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1878
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Ernest Hemingway
    Three Stories & Ten Poems
    Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
    History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark
    Philadelphia, 1814
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Emily Dickinson
    Autograph letter signed ("Emily and Vinnie"), to Mary Adelaide Hills
    Amherst, MA, Late April, 1880
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    John Keats
    Autograph letter signed ("John Keats"), to Mrs. Jeffrey
    Honiton 4 or 5 May 1818
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Samuel Johnson
    A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are deduced from their Originals…
    London, 1765
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    H. P. Lovecraft
    Small archive of nine lengthy autograph letters signed variously over a period of six years to J. Vernon Shea.
    Various places, 1931-1937
    Heritage Auctions, June 27
    Izaak Walton
    The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation…
    London: T. homas Maxey for Rich. ard Marriot, 1653
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