• <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> WETZEL, CHARLES M. American Fishing Books. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> BISSELL, ALFRED E., <i>In Pursuit of Salar.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> <i>The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti.</i> $400 to $600
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> CARLETON, HENRY GUY, <i>Advice to Young Anglers.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> ROBINSON, ROLAND EVANS, <i>Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.</i> $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SAWADA, KEN, <i>The Art of the Classic Salmon Fly.</i> $300 to $500
    <center><b>Doyle: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake” Johnson<br>Online Only Auction ending Dec. 18</b>
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Online-Only Auction, ending Dec 18:</b> SOUTHARD, CHARLES ZIBEON, <i>Trout Fly-Fishing in America.</i> $400 to $600
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jean de Mandeville, <i>Reysen und Wanderschafften durch das Gelobte Land,</i> Strassburg, 1488. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> José González Cabrera Bueno, <i>Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica,</i> Manila, 1734. Sold for $55,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. Sold for $65,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Louise Bourgeois, <i>He Disappeared Into Complete Silence,</i> portfolio with complete text & 9 engravings, 1947. Sold for $413,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Erich Maria Remarque, <i>All Quiet on the Western Front,</i> first American edition, Boston, 1929. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sir William Russell Flint, gouache & watercolor illustration for Homer's <i>Odyssey,</i> 1924. Sold for $22,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Kurt Vonnegut, archive of 12 letters, signed to his family, 6 illustrated, 1930s-40s. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan,</i> first edition, presentation copy, signed & inscribed, London, 1893. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>St. Moritz,</i> 1918. Sold for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.J. Waters, 3 panoramas of the San Francisco earthquake & fire, 1906. Sold for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Album with 200 cartes-de-visite, including images by Felice Beato, John Thompson & F.W. Sutton, Japan & China, 1863-69. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. Sold for $40,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s New York<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts Online<br>Ending December 17</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies…</i> The Second Impression. 1632. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> GEORGE CURZON, 1ST MARQUESS CURZON OF KEDLESTON. “Curzon Tiger Hunt.” [India: circa 1901]. 120 albumen photographs. $3,000 to $5,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> (CASSADY, NEAL). Kerouac, Jack. <i>On the Road.</i> New York: Viking Press, 1957. Inscribed. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> VEGA, JOSEPH PENSO DE LA. <i>Confusion de Confusiones. Dialogos curiosos entre un Philosopho agudo, un Mercader discrete...</i> Amsterdam, 1688. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Online, Now - Dec 17:</b> RACKHAM, ARTHUR — [WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE]. "The Moon Like to a Silver Bow New-Bent in Heaven," original illustration for <i>A Midsummer Night's Dream.</i> $12,000 to $18,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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Bonhams: History of Science and Technology

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Auction Name History of Science and Technology Total Sales (USD) 713,686.00
Auction Date 12/06/2017 - 12/06/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 558,700.00
Sale Number #24495 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 843,400.00
Total Lots 114
Sold Lots 53 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 1,193,000.00
% of Lots Sold 46.49% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 1,846,350.00
Unsold Lots 61 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 38.65%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
111

Apple 1 Computer. Apple 1 Motherboard, with label "Apple Computer 1 / Palo Alto. Ca. Copyright 1976."

1976 USD 400,000.00 - 600,000.00 USD 372,500.00
109 WOZNIAK, STEVE b.1950; AND STEVE JOBS. 1955-2011.

Blue Box c.1972.

c.1972. USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 125,000.00
49 NEWTON, ISAAC. 1642-1727.

Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation,

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 18,750.00
107

INTEL INTELLEC-8 - 8-Bit Microcomputer,

1973 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 13,750.00
48 NEWTON, ISAAC. 1642-1727.

Autograph Document, being a deed of sale for Margaret Fountaine on a property at Woolstrope [Woolsthorpe], his ancestral home,

1679 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 11,250.00
10 HENRY L. BRYANT

HENRY L. BRYANT early American orrery and armillary sphere

1872 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 8,750.00
55 MOIVERE, ABRAHAM DE. 1667-1754.

The doctrine of chances: or, a method of calculating the probability of events in play.

1718 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 8,750.00
115 JOBS, STEVE. 1955-2011.

Check Signed ("steven jobs"), 2 3/4 by 6 inches, paid to the order of Tina Redse in the amount of $2,000,

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 8,375.00
101 EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 1879-1955.

Original etching, a portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck,

USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 8,125.00
108

ALTAIR 8800, 8-Bit Microcomputer by MITS,

c.1974 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 8,125.00
72 MACKAY, CHARLES. 1814-1889.

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions.

1841 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 7,500.00
79 DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882.

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex.

1871 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 7,500.00
20 MAUTHE

MAUTHE TELLURIUM

c.1900. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 6,875.00
100 EINSTEIN, ALBERT. 1879-1955.

Photograph Signed ("Albert Einstein"), 8 x 10 inches, gelatin silver print,

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 6,875.00
12 GEORGE PHILIP & SON

GEORGE PHILIP & SON TELLURIUM

late 19th century. USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 6,250.00
67 THORNTON, ROBERT JOHN. 1768-1837.

Temple of Flora, or Garden of the Botanist, Poet, Painter and Philosopher.

1812 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 6,000.00
4 NEWTON, SON & BERRY

NEWTON, SON & BERRY 3-INCH POCKET GLOBE

c.1830. USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,250.00
50 PETTY, WILLIAM. 1623-1687.

Several Essays in Political Arithmetick: the titles of which follow in the ensuing pages.

1699 USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 USD 5,000.00
58 EULER, LEONHARD.

Methodus inveniendi lineas curvas maximi minimive proprietate gaudentes.

1744 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,750.00
80 DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882.

Autograph Note Signed ("Ch. Darwin"), 1 p, 125 x 130 mm,

n.d., USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 4,750.00
5

FRENCH ARMILLARY SPHERE

before 1845. USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,375.00
1 J. Fortin

J. Fortin Armillary Sphere & Celestial Sphere

1790 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 4,000.00
96 BARDEEN, JOHN, and WALTER BRATTAIN.

Physical Principles Involved in Transistor Action. Pp 1208-1225 in Physical Review vol. 75, no 8.

1949 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,000.00
14 ERNST SCHOTTE & CO.

ERNST SCHOTTE & CO. LUNARIUM

c.1890. USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,750.00
18 LAING

LAING PLANETARIUM

c.1897. USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,750.00
  • <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> KNIGHT, HILARY. The Original Portrait of Eloise that Hung at the Plaza Hotel. $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> WARHOL, ANDY. "Iced Lemon Delight," an Original Watercolor Presented to Hilary Knight's cat, Phoebe $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SENDAK, MAURICE. <i>Where the Wild Things Are.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED with drawing to Hilary Knight in the month following publication. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> NOLAND, KENNETH. Original circle painting, untitled, acrylic and ink on cloth, for cover of monograph $8,000 to 12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> TOULOUSE-LAUTREC. <i>Histoires Naturelles,</i> 1899. With 22 original lithographs. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>A Collection of Poems,</i> [1711]. The first authoritative and complete collected Sonnets.$15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> LONDON, JACK. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> 1903. First edition, first state jacket. $2,000 to 3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> FROST, ROBERT. Autograph Manuscript of "Build Soil," 12 pp, 1932-1936. $15,000 to 20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> GOULD, GLENN. Glenn Gould's extensively annotated copy of Bach's Goldberg Variations $100,000 to 150,000
    <b>Bonhams New York: Fine Books and Manuscripts Including the World of Hilary Knight. December 5, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> PLATH, SYLVIA. EARLY Autograph Letter Signed, about her beginnings as a writer, Northampton, MA, 1951. $7,000 to 10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> HOUDINI, HARRY. A collection of 11 cast iron shackle and lock items from Houdini's personal collection. $20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec 5:</b> M4 ENGIMA MACHINE, with very rare RARE HYDRA KEY ENVELOPE. $400,000 to 600,000
  • <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> LÉOPOLD II of Belgium. Autograph letter signed to Ferdinand de Lesseps. (Brusselss, 30th of August 1881. € 500 / 600
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique collection of c. 280 satirical postcards on Léopold II of Belgium.<br>€ 3.000 / 3.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Horae, use of Rouen, c. 1475.<br>€ 22.000 / 30.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> <i>Sensuyt la tresplaisante hystoire du preux et vaillant Guerin de Montglaue</i> [...]. € 6.000 / 8.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SCUTENAIRE, Louis. <i>Mes inscriptions.</i> 1945-1963. € 1.000 / 1.200
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Études Gèographiques [puzzle].<br>€ 70 / 100
    <b>Arenberg Auctions: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Works on Paper. December 14 & 15, 2018</b>
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Unique series of fifty 19th-c. Persian miniatures. € 1.500 / 2.500
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> SIXTUS IV. <i>De sanguine Christi et De potentia Dei,</i> 1474. € 4.500 / 6.000
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> Joan Miró, lithographies. € 200 / 300
    <b>Arenberg Auctions, Dec 14-15:</b> MERIAN, Anna Maria Sibylla. [Metamorphosis of a brown butterfly]. € 4.000 / 5.000
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