• <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
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Sothebys: Space Exploration - bidstart 7/13

Auction Reports

Auction Name Space Exploration - bidstart 7/13 Total Sales (USD) 1,189,646.00
Auction Date 07/20/2021 - 07/20/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 529,400.00
Sale Number #N10719 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 781,100.00
Total Lots 67
Sold Lots 62 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 542,900.00
% of Lots Sold 92.54% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 802,600.00
Unsold Lots 5 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 148.22%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
44

Apollo Guidance Computer

ca 1966-67 USD 200,000.00 - 300,000.00 USD 746,000.00
45

[Apollo 11] — Lunar Surface Flown Checklist sheet with notations by Neil Armstrong

USD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 USD 63,000.00
81

Richard Feynman's notes, letters, & et al from the Rogers Commission to Investigate the Challenger disaster, 1986.

1986 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 44,100.00
21

Hergé. On a Marché sur la Lune. Sgd. and insc. by Hergé and 8 Apollo astronauts, inc. 7 Moonwalkers

1954 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 20,160.00
46

[Apollo 11] — Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 flown crew-signed commemorative cover, number A-82

1969 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 20,160.00
58

Bean, Alan "Sunrise over Antares", Copyright Date 1984

1984 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 20,160.00
73

[Apollo 16] — Lunar Surface Flown Lunar Rover Steering System Schematic. Signed and inscribed by Charlie Duke

1972 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 18,900.00
78

[Apollo 17] — Lunar Surface Flown Lunar Rover Suspension System Schematic. Signed and inscribed by Gene Cernan

1972 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 18,900.00
20

[Lunar Missions] — Large lunar chart sgd. by a member of every lunar flight crew, inc. a Moonwalker from each mission

1970 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 16,380.00
63

[Apollo 13] — Translunar/Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart (Boom!). Signed and inscribed by Lovell and Haise

1970 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 13,860.00
33

[Saturn 1B] — Extra Large Saturn 1B blueprint, signed and inscribed by Apollo 7 Lunar Module Pilot Walt Cunningham

[1966] USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 12,600.00
56

[Apollo 11] — Apollo Translunar/Transearth Trajectory Plotting Chart. Signed and inscribed by Buzz Aldrin

1969 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 11,340.00
40

[Apollo 8] — Earthrise. Color photograph, signed and inscribed by Mission Commander Frank Borman

1968 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 8,190.00
48

[Apollo 11] - Crew Presentation Triptych. Color photos signed by the crew, framed w/ NASA and Apollo 11 emblems

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 8,190.00
6

[Voshkod-2] — The First Spacewalk. Color photograph, signed and inscribed by Alexei Leonov

1965 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 7,560.00
26

[Lunar Excursion Module] Group of three original blueprints for the Grumman Lunar Excursion Module

1964 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 6,300.00
47

[Apollo 11] — Buzz Aldrin's crew signed insurance cover

1969 USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 6,300.00
8

Album of 39 vintage gelatin prints of Langley Research Center taken by Senior NASA Photographer Bill Taub

1958 & 1959 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 6,048.00
15

[Gemini IV] — The First American Spacewalk. Color photograph signed and inscribed by Jim McDivitt

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 6,048.00
41

[Apollo 8] — Lunar Orbit Chart. Signed and inscribed by Mission Commander Frank Borman

1968 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,670.00
9

[Project Mercury] — Mercury Seven. Vintage photograph of the Mercury 7, signed by all seven

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,292.00
51

[Apollo 11] — Buzz in the Sea of Tranquility. Color photograph, signed and inscribed by Buzz Aldrin

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,292.00
18

[Gemini XII] — Buzz Aldrin in the First Space Selfie. Vintage NASA "red number" color photograph

1966 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,788.00
36

[Apollo 8] - Earthrise. Vintage chromogenic print taken by LMP William Anders

1968 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,788.00
49

[Apollo 11] — A Photographic Review of the Apollo 11 Mission. Set of twelve vintage NASA "red number" color photographs

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,788.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS REVEALS HIS SPIRITUAL SIDE. Autograph Letter to Tim Brown, 1974. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> DIDEROT, DENIS. 1713-1784; & JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. 1717-1783, EDITORS. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers.</i> $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, Illinois: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE, 1982. Earliest known to appear at auction. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> TRINITY PROJECT: STAFFORD L. WARREN. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> JIMMY HARE PHOTOGRAPH OF WRIGHT FLYER SIGNED BY BOTH WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1908. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> HAGELIN CX-52 CIPHER MACHINE, Type D, Switzerland, Crypto AG, 1950s, no 33454. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> FEYNMAN WORKING ON QUARK THEORY. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS SETS THE STAGE FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING. Signed document, 1982. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> MEMORYMOOG PLUS, THE CLASSIC ANALOG POLYSYNTH OF THE 1980S. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> WRIGHT BROTHERS: DAYTON 1909, <i>The Nation State and City Welcome the World's Greatest Aviators.</i> $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Ricky Jay Collection<br>October 27 & 28, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> "Remarkable Persons". A remarkable collection of remarkable characters. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Scot, Reginald. A serious debunking witchcraft and demonology. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> (Buchinger, Matthias). Buchinger's own family tree. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Bibrowski, Stephan. Most likely reading A Midsummer Night's Dream. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller). Kellar loses his head. $4,000 to $6,000.
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