• <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Signed Abraham Lincoln Civil War era document appointing Green Clay of Kentucky as Secretary of the Legation of the United States at St. Petersburg, Russia, July 15, 1861. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Original Bambi (1942) animation cel, inscribed Walt Disney's Bambi and signed Walt Disney. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Original Snow White animation cel, with Walt Disney signature on mat, lower right. $3,000 to $3,500.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Civil Rights Era Archive relating to U.S. Deputy Marshal Dick Bagby (1933-2003) of Dallas, TX, including letters from President John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy, U.S. Attorney General. $1,400 to $1,800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> President Andrew Jackson autograph letter, unsigned, regarding a special presentation cane sent via General John Moore McCalla to Gov. George Breathitt of Kentucky. January 18th, 1833. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Four (4) Presidential signed 17th/18th Century Books - two signed by Millard Fillmore, and two signed by James Buchanan. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> President Andrew Jackson signed military commission document conferring on George Washington McLean the rank of Second Lieutenant of Marines. Signed January 4, 1834. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Three (3) Southern Maps, including two (2) Antonio Zatta 1778, one (1) South Carolina 1796. $600 to $800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Black Forest German Forestry Apprenticeship Certificate issued to Carl Heshel by Von Fahnenburg, the Forest Master from the Royal District, February 1, 1824. $500 to $550.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Important Two-Day Winter Auction<br>January 25 & 26, 2020</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Harper Lee, <i>TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD,</i> signed 40th anniversary edition. NY: HarperCollins, 1999. $300 to $350.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Archive of twenty-five (25) items related to the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and President Lyndon Baines Johnson. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 25-26:</b> Sixteen (16) 20th Century Celebrity Autographed Books, including Paul Newman, A. E. Hotcher, Leonard Bernstein, Clint Eastwood, Norman Rockwell, Groucho Marx, Johnny Cash, and more. $300 to $350.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Emil Cardinaux, <i>Winter in der Schweiz,</i> 1921. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Evelyn Rumsey Carey, <i>Pan American Exposition / Niagara / Buffalo,</i> 1901. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Arnost Hofbauer, <i>Topicuv Salon,</i> 1898. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Job,</i> 1896. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Georges de Feure, <i>Le Journal des Ventes,</i> 1898. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Cycles Perfecta,</i> 1897. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Edward Penfield, <i>Orient Cycles / Lead the Leaders,</i> circa 1895. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Adrien Barrère, <i>L’Ideal du Touriste,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Willem Frederick Ten Broek, <i>New York / Wereldtentoonselling / Holland – Amerika Lijn,</i> 1938. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Dwight Clark Shepler, <i>Sun Valley / Union Pacific.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Sascha Maurer, <i>Flexible Flyer Splitkein / Smuggler’s Notch,</i> circa 1935. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Feb 13:</b> Louis Bonhajo, <i>Vote / League of Women Voters,</i> 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> [Paine, Thomas]. Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America… Philadelphia: R. Bell, 1776. $200,000 to $250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Autograph letter signed, to Joshua Reed Giddings, 21 May 1860. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Oakley, Annie. <i>A Brief Sketch of Her Career and Notes on Shooting.</i> [N.p.]: ca. 1913, Signed. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Washington, George. One autograph letter signed & 3 letters signed to General Alexander McDougall, September 1777. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> Mather, Cotton. <i>The Wonders of the Invisible World. Being an account of the tryals of several witches...</i> London: 1693. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27:</b> James, Benjamin.<i><br>A Treatise on the Management of the Teeth.</i> Boston, 1814. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Abraham Lincoln Endorsement Signed, March 16, 1865. Framed with a lithograph of Lincoln by Dwight C. Sturges.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Thomas Edison Stunning Signed Portrait.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Franz Liszt Signed Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Subscription for Portraits of the Presidents Signed by J. Q. Adams, Polk, Jackson, Buchanan, and Writers Dickens, Bryant and More!
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Vinson Supreme Court Signed Presentation Photo.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Collection of Three Financial Items.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Rare Sigmund Freud ALS Related to Sexual Issues.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> New York Yankees team signed baseball c.1937 including Gehrig, DiMaggio, Dickey, Gomez and others.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Salvador Dali Original Drawing in <i>Dali</i> by David Larkin.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions: Rare Autographs, Sports, Books and Photography. January 23, 2020</b>
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Charles Wilson Peale, Association Miniature of Dr. Ebenezer Crosby after Charles Willson Peale. Gouache on ivory miniature attributed to Peale.
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> William McKinley Signed Oversize Photograph Incredible 20"x24".
    <b>One of a Kind Collectibles, Jan. 23:</b> Margaret Mitchell Signed <i>Gone With The Wind</i> -- First Edition.
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Koller Auctions: Autographs

Auction Reports

Auction Name Autographs Total Sales (CHF) 110,462.00
Auction Date 09/24/2019 - 09/24/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (CHF) 70,950.00
Sale Number #A190a High Estimate of Lots Sold (CHF) 108,900.00
Total Lots 103
Sold Lots 67 Low Estimate of All Lots (CHF) 112,700.00
% of Lots Sold 65.05% High Estimate of All Lots (CHF) 170,900.00
Unsold Lots 36 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 64.63%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
553 Guericke, Otto von, Naturforscher u. Diplomat (1602-1686).

Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

1648 CHF 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 CHF 18,750.00
501 Anonymer bolognesischer Buchmaler aus der Werkstatt des Giovanni d’Antonio da Bologna.

Blatt aus einem franziskanischen Psalter mit der Bildinitiale N und singenden Franziskaner Brüdern, mit reicher floraler Ranke. Tempera, Feder und Goldhöhung mit lateinischer Handschrift auf Pergament, beidseitig beschrieben.

ca. 1445-50 CHF 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 CHF 10,240.00
505 Cristoforo Cortese.

Gradualblatt mit Bildinitiale S und dem Apostel Paulus.Tempera, Feder und Goldhöhung auf Pergament, doppelseitig beschrieben.

ca. 1426-30 CHF 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 CHF 6,400.00
534 Calder, Alexander, Bildhauer (1898-1976).

Eigenh. Postkarte mit kleiner Skizze auf der Bildseite und Signatur "Calder".

1958 CHF 400.00 - 600.00 CHF 5,504.00
513

Psalterium - Psalterium. Lateinische Handschrift auf Pergament. Mit zahlreichen vierzeiligen Noten-Abschnitten.

zwischen 1455 und 1461 CHF 800.00 - 1,200.00 CHF 4,224.00
575 Napoléon I., Kaiser der Franzosen (1769-1821).

Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

1807 CHF 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 CHF 3,968.00
561 Laszlo, Carl, Kunsthändler, Sammler, Psychoanalytiker und Autor (1923-2013).

Teilnachlass mit über 150 Korrespondenzen an ihn, abgelegt in 7 Ordner und 2 Mappen.

Ca. 1951-1990. CHF 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 CHF 3,840.00
512

The Spanish Forger - Höfische Szene mit Harfe spielendem Mann. Goldgehöhte und in Farben illuminierte Miniatur im Stil des 15 Jahrhunderts auf Pergament.

um 1900 CHF 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 CHF 3,584.00
508

Horae B.M.V. - Französischer Buchmaler, um 1490.Die Entkleidung Christi. Blatt aus einem Stundenbuch mit einer grossen illuminierten Miniatur in Gold und Farben, figürliche Bordüre und 1 grosse sowie 7 weitere kleinere Initialen, Zierleisten in Gold und

ca. 1490-1500 CHF 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 CHF 3,200.00
515A HELVETICA - [Bretenières, Edmond de].

Skizzenalbum mit 222 Original-Bleistiftzeichnungen von Reisen in der Schweiz, davon 3 mit Tusche laviert.

CHF 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 CHF 3,072.00
595 Turgenew, Ivan Sergejewitsch, russischer Schriftsteller (1818-1883).

Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

Dimanche matin. CHF 800.00 - 1,200.00 CHF 2,816.00
537 Dalí, Salvador, Maler (1904-1989).

Eigenh. Zeichnung in Filzstift, Tinte und Tusche auf Fotokarton, mit mehrfacher eigenh. Widmung und Unterschrift.

1965 CHF 1,800.00 - 2,400.00 CHF 2,304.00
557 Hölzel, Adolf, Maler (1853-1934).

Eigenh. Postkarte mit Unterschrift und 17 eigenh. Bleistift-Skizzen.

[19]13 CHF 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 CHF 2,304.00
574 Nägele, Reinhold, Maler (1884-1972).

Sammlung von 2 eigenh. Briefen und 10 Post- bzw. Briefkarten mit Unterschrift, darunter 1 Karte mit Original-Zeichnung und 7 Karten mit Original-Graphik als Bildseite. Ferner 3 Kunstkarten und 1 Original-Photographie, jeweils verso bezeichnet u. signiert.

ca. 1913-1958 CHF 600.00 - 900.00 CHF 2,304.00
576 NAPOLEONICA - Napoleon I., Kaiser der Franzosen (1769-1821).

Brief mit eigenh. Unterschrift "Bonaparte".

1800 CHF 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 CHF 2,304.00
509

Horae B.M.V. - Französischer Buchmaler, um 1490.Die Marienkrönung. Blatt aus einem Stundenbuch mit einer grossen illuminierten Miniatur in Gold und Farben, reicher floraler Bordüre und 3 grosse sowie 7 weitere kleinere Initialen, Vignetten und Zierleiste

ca. 1490-1500 CHF 1,400.00 - 2,000.00 CHF 2,176.00
535 Churchill, Winston, britischer Staatsmann (1874-1965).

Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

1926 CHF 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 CHF 1,920.00
506 Flämischer Buchmaler, um 1490

Blatt aus einem Stundenbuch mit zwei 6-zeiligen illuminierten figürlichen Initialen I (Johannes der Täufer) und P (Apostel Petrus und Paulus), figürliche Bordüre mit Fabelwesen, sowie 1 weiteren kleineren, goldgehöhten Initiale P. Lateinische Handschrift

um 1490 CHF 800.00 - 1,200.00 CHF 1,664.00
511

Lot von 3 italienischen Chorbuchseiten des 13., 14 und 15 Jhdts.

13., 14 und 15 Jhdts. CHF 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 CHF 1,408.00
517

JUDAICA - HausChronik der Familie Gottheiner. Handschriftl. Widmungsblatt und 7 (1 doppelblattgr.) Stammbäume, jeweils farbig aquarelliert, sowie 9 montierte Original-Photographien.Manuskript.

1914 CHF 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 CHF 1,280.00
581 NAPOLEONICA - Josephine, Kaiserin der Franzosen, erste Gemahlin Napoleons I. (1763-1814).

Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift "Lapagerie Bonaparte".

1800 CHF 800.00 - 1,200.00 CHF 1,280.00
588 Picasso, Pablo, Maler (1881-1973).

Eigenh. Widmung und Unterschrift "Picasso" auf der Rückseite einer Eintrittskarte zum Stierkampf.

1957 CHF 800.00 - 1,200.00 CHF 1,280.00
564 Liszt, Franz, Komponist (1811-1886).

Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

1884 CHF 600.00 - 900.00 CHF 1,216.00
522

URKUNDEN - Zürich - Kaufbrief des Zürcher Bürgers Cunradt Müller, Zoller zu Eglisau. Deutsche Handschrift auf Pergament.

1580 CHF 250.00 - 400.00 CHF 1,152.00
556 Hodler, Ferdinand, Maler (1853-1918).

Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift.

1903 CHF 500.00 - 800.00 CHF 1,152.00
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Astronomical manuscript.- Kalendarium cum Tabulis Astronomicis; and other astronomical texts, [?Northern Italy (possibly Verona or Bologna), c.1470]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Melville (Herman). <i>Moby-Dick; or The Whale,</i> first American edition, New York, 1851. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Malta.- Binding.- Sovereign Military Order of Malta.- <i>Gli Statuti della Sacra Religione di S. Gio: Gierosolomitano…</i> Rome, Giacomo Tornieri and Giacomo Ruffinello, 1589. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Britain.- Jansson (Jan). <i>Novus atlas, sive theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> vol.4 only [Britain and Ireland], 56 double-page engraved maps, Amsterdam, 1659. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge). <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,</i> second (first published) edition, 1866; and 2 others from the series. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>Novelas Exemplares,</i> rare at auction, Milan, Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1615. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>22nd January 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.). Printed programme for the New College School, Oxford, production of The Hobbit, signed by Tolkien, 1967. £4,500 to £5,500.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Thucydides. <i>The hystory, writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan, of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peloponesians and the Athenyans,</i> first edition in English, 1550. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Wesley (John). Autograph Letter signed "My Dear Sister [?Mary Stokes], exhorting her to write more often and dealing with her problems, 1773. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 22:</b> Leaf from an illuminated book of hours with the Four Evangelists, illuminated by the workshop, or a close follower of the Maître de l'Échevinage. Northern France (possibly Rouen), c.1480. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <b>Bonhams:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Measure for Measure</i> (extracted from the First Folio). London, 1623. Sold for $52,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $47,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams: </b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. Sold for $43,825.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Sold for $1,912.50.
    <b><center>Bonhams<br>Consignments invited (2020)</b>
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. Sold for $150,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. Sold for $15,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. Sold for $175,075.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. Sold for $131,325.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> BOOLE, GEORGE. <i>An Investigation of the Laws of Thought.</i> London, 1854. Sold for $12,575.
    <b>Bonhams:</b> SHANNON, CLAUDE and WARREN WEAVER. <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication.</i> Urbana, 1949. Sold for $27,575.
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