• <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
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Addison and Sarova: Summer Rare Books and Ephemera

Auction Reports

Auction Name Summer Rare Books and Ephemera Total Sales (USD) 88,018.75
Auction Date 08/29/2020 - 08/29/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 38,345.00
Sale Number #1025 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 78,970.00
Total Lots 304
Sold Lots 276 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 44,385.00
% of Lots Sold 90.79% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 89,320.00
Unsold Lots 28 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 98.54%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
26 Ambrosius.

D. AMBROSII MEDIOLANENSIS EPISCOPI IN CANTICUM CANTICORUM COMMENTARIA.

1558 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 4,062.50
15 London, Jack.

THE CALL OF THE WILD.

1903 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,750.00
34 Fisher, John.

DEFESIO REGIE ASSERTIONIS CONTRA BABYLONICA CAPTIVITATE, IN QUA RESPONDET PRO REGE HENRICO VIII AD MALEDICENTISSUM MARTINI LUTHERI LIBELLU…. Cologne:

1525 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 3,437.50
27 Andrews, H. C.

THE BOTANIST'S REPOSITORY, COMPRISING COLOUR'D ENGRAVINGS OF NEW AND RARE PLANTS… BOTANICAL DESCRIPTIONS IN LATIN AND ENGLISH AFTER THE LINNAEAN SYSTEM.

ca. 1803-1815. USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,812.50
247

18th century manuscript chart, hand-colored, "An Historical Chart… of the Principal Empires of the World." 34.5" x 14.5".

18th century USD 20.00 - 200.00 USD 2,500.00
24 Herodotus.

HERODOTI HALICARNASSEI HISTORIARUM LIBRI IX.

1608 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,250.00
252

Group of 4 autograph letters signed by Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (1832–1914), and one photo (5.75" x 3.75", mounted on larger sheet signed by Roberts.)

1892, 1876, 1886 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,875.00
29 Contile, Luca.

RAGIONAMENTO DI LUCA CONTILE SOPRA LA PROPRIETA DELLE IMPRESE con le particolari de gli academici affidati et con le interpretationi et croniche.

1574 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,625.00
156

19th century album (first quarter of 19th c.), containing verse and prose in manuscript, nicely decorated with illustrations.

19th century USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 1,500.00
21 Asimov, Isaac.

Foundation trilogy, first editions (stated on copyright pages), all with original dust-jackets (all with price of $2.75 to front flap)

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,250.00
36

Large collection of approximately 222 engraved bookplates, mostly British and spanning the 17th - 19th centuries.

17th - 19th centuries USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 1,187.50
12 William Shakespeare]

[Complete Works of William Shakespeare] Title translated from the Russian.

1880 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,125.00
171 Gladden, W. O.

LETTERS AND NOTES FROM A VOYAGE ABROAD.

ca. 1900 USD 80.00 - 120.00 USD 1,125.00
182

SELECT TRIALS FOR MURDER, ROBBERY, BURGLARY, RAPES, SODOMY, COINING, FORGERY, PYRACY, AND OTHER OFFENCES….

1764 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 1,125.00
136 St. John, Spenser.

LIFE IN THE FORESTS OF THE FAR EAST; OR TRAVELS IN NORTHERN BORNEO.

1863 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 1,062.50
35

A pair of watercolor paintings, by J. E. Tyndall (of the Royal Engineers) with his captions on verso (in pencil), and further presented with captions in typed form below the artwork.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,000.00
2 Cook, James.

A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN… PERFORMED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF CAPTAINS COOK, CLERKE, AND GORE, IN THE YEARS 1776, 7, 8, 9 AND 80.

1785-7 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 937.50
41 Verheiden, Jacob.

THE HISTORY OF THE MODERNE PROTESTANT DIVINES, CONTAINING THEIR PARENTS, COUNTRIES, EDUCATION, STUDIES, LIVES... WITH A TRUE REGISTER OF ALL THEIR SEVERALL TREATISES, AND WRITINGS THAT ARE EXTANT.

1637 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 937.50
101

Large collection of approximately 152 bookplates from the 18th century to the 20th century.

mostly 19th century. USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 875.00
170 Swinburne, Henry.

A BRIEF TREATISE OF TESTAMENTS AND LAST WILLES….

1611 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 875.00
5 Jefferson, Thomas.

NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA.

1787 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 812.50
96 Kilbourn.

THE OHIO GAZETTEER…

1826 USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 812.50
220

THE BULUWAYO SKETCH. VOL. 1 NO. 6. SATURDAY AUGUST 25TH 1894.

1894 USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 812.50
231

Fragment of a 15th century manuscript on vellum.

15th century USD 30.00 - 300.00 USD 812.50
240 Sandoval, (Prudencio de.)

HISTORIA DE LA VIDA Y HECHOS DEL EMPERADOR CARLOS V.

1634 USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 750.00
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
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