• <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Biggs (Thomas, Hope, Theodore C & Fergusson, James). <i>Architecture at Ahmedabad, The Capital of Goozerat,</i> 1st edition, London: John Murray, 1866. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Daniell (Thomas and William). <i>Oriental Scenery. One Hundred and Fifty Views of the Architecture, Antiquities and Landscape Scenery of Hindoostan,</i> 6 parts, 1812-16. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Hamilton (Sir William & Pierre Francois Hugues d'Hancarville). Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon.ble Wm Hamilton, volumes I & II only (of 4), Naples, 1766-67. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Moore (Lieutenant Joseph & Captain Frederick Marryat). Eighteen Views taken at & near Rangoon, [1825]. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Williamson (Captain Thomas & Howitt, Samuel). <i>Oriental Field Sports; Being a Complete, Detailed and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East;</i> 1st edition, London, 1807. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Knoop (Johann Hermann). <i>Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van Appels en Peeren, Fructologia …,</i> 3 volumes in 1, Leeuwarden: A Ferwerda and G. Tresling, [1758]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> North America. Wyld (James), Map of the Colony of British Columbia and the British & American Territory West of the Rocky Mountains, Including Vancouvers Island and the Gold Fields, 1858. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Pocket Globe. A Correct Globe with the New Discoveries, circa 1785. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Wales. Morden (Robert), Twelve 'playing card maps' of Wales, circa 1676. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>26 January 2022<br>Printed Books & Maps,<br>The Sinclair Hood Library of Archaeology,<br>The Charles Tomlinson Poetry Library</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Society of Dilettanti. <i>Antiquities of Ionia,</i> 5 volumes: 1821, 1797, 1840, 1881 & 1915. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Churchill (Winston Spencer). <i>The People's Rights,</i> 1st edition, 1st issue, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Jan. 26:</b> Paz (Octavio). <i>Blanco,</i> 1st edition, limited numbered edition, Mexico: Joaquín Mortiz, 1967. £500 to £800.
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>February 26, 2022</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> ALLEN, Ethan. <i>A Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen’s Captivity from the Time of his Being Taken by the British, near Montreal…,</i> Rare second edition, 1779. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.</i> New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> LANE, Edward William, translator. <i>Tales of a Thousand and One Nights; [or], The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments.</i> London, 1838–1841. 32 parts in 33. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> GRANT, James, Lieut. <i>The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson...</i> London, 1803. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Civil War Archive, including Hospital CDVs. $2,400 to $2,800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> W.B. Gosnell's Civil War Era 34 Star Flag w/ Book on Western Expansion. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> 15 Star Parade Flag and Envelope, Framed. $800 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Partial Civil War Album, incl. Confederate Leaders. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> CDV Album incl. Garfield, plus Framed CSA Currency. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Two Geronimo Cabinet Cards, incl. St. Louis World's Fair Signed. $2,800 to $3,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Dickens, Charles. <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> 1st Ed. 1843. $1,800 to $2,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Archive of Col. John Fite, CSA, POW Johnson's Island, first of two lots, 8 Items. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Kentucky Confederate Call to Arms Broadside, 1862. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. <i>For Whom the Bell Tolls,</i> 1st Ed. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Autograph Album with Confederate Signatures, incl. Jeff Davis. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> WWI Navy Posters plus Photo of USS John Hood, 3 pcs. $700 to $750.
  • <CENTER><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper including Contents from<br>the Estate of Paul Gallico<br>January 27, 2022</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> [Fleming] James Bond: Original British poster for Dr No, 1962. £20,000 to £25,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Fleiming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, first issue, Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to ‘Paul [Gallico] from Balzache. 1953’. £18,000 to £22,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>iamonds are Forever,</i> first edition, first impression, Presentation copy from the author. £12,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Greene (Graham).<i> A Burnt-Out Case,</i> first edition, inscribed 'For Paul Gallico - arrears for gratitudes to Antibes.........? from Graham Greene', 1961. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <CENTER><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper including Contents from<br>the Estate of Paul Gallico<br>January 27, 2022</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Rowling (J. K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first edition, first printing, paperback, 1997. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Tolkien (J.R.R.) <i>[The Lord of the Rings],</i> 3 vol., <i>The Fellowship of the Ring,</i> 1954; <i>The Two Towers,</i> 1954; <i>The Return of the King,</i> 1955, first editions, first impressions. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Jan. 27:</b> Dali (Salvador). The Little Mermaid II, lithograph on Japon, signed and numbered ‘XXIV / XXXXV’ in pencil, 1966. £800 to £1,200.
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PBA Galleries: Rare Books with Science, Medicine & Natural History

Auction Reports

Auction Name Rare Books with Science, Medicine & Natural History Total Sales (USD) 192,810.00
Auction Date 11/18/2021 - 11/18/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 224,500.00
Sale Number #748 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 344,500.00
Total Lots 240
Sold Lots 166 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 280,400.00
% of Lots Sold 69.17% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 431,800.00
Unsold Lots 74 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 44.65%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
19 Audubon, John James

The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories

1840-1844 USD 60,000.00 - 90,000.00 USD 36,000.00
187 Plato

[Opera, i.e. Omnia Platonis opera]

[1513] USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 9,600.00
43 Caesar, Caius Julius

The Commentaries of Caesar, Translated into English. To which is prefixed a Discourse Concerning the Roman Art of War

1753 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 7,200.00
60 Churchill, Winston S.

My Early Life, A Roving Commission

[1930] USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 7,200.00
231 Vidal, Emeric Essex

Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video

1820 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 6,600.00
20

Manuscript Guest Book for the Castello Bar in Mondsee, Austria, with hundreds of autographs of actors, authors, musicians, singers, dancers, race car drivers, and others

1952-1988 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 6,000.00
51 Churchill, Winston S.

Arms and the Covenant

1938 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,000.00
188 Pliny the Elder

The Historie of the World: Commonly Called the Naturall Historie of C. Plinius Secundus. Translated into English by Philemon Holland, Doctor of Physicke

1635-1634 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 6,000.00
81 Dalton, John

A New System of Chemical Philosophy. Parts I and II in One Volume.

1808[-1810] USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,800.00
5 Sendivogius, Michael

A New Light of Alchymie: Taken out of the fountaine of Nature, and Manuall Experience. To which is added a Treatise of Sulphur: Written by Micheel Sandivogius... Also Nine Books of the Nature of Things, written by Paracelsus... Also a Chymicall Dictionary

1650 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,900.00
120 Heidegger, Martin

Die Lehre vom Urteil im Psychologismus: Ein kritisch-positiver Beitrag zur Logik

1914 USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,900.00
206 Shakespeare, William

The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight

[1632] USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 3,600.00
221 Church, Alonzo, et al., editors

The Journal of Symbolic Logic

1936-2010 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,000.00
3 Glauber, Johann Rudolf

The Works of the Highly Experienced and Famous Chymist, John Rudolph Glauber: containing, Great Variety of Choice Secrets in Medicine and Alchymy in the Working of Metallick Mines, and the Separation of Metals

[1689] USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,700.00
6 Valentinus, Basilius

The Last Will and Testament of Basil Valentine, Monke of the Order of St. Bennet... To Which is added Two Treatises. The First declaring his Manual Operations. The Second shewing things Natural and Supernatural

1671 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,400.00
174 Papworth, John B.

Select Views of London; With Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Some of the Most Interesting of Its Public Buildings

1816 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,400.00
61 Churchill, Winston S.

The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan

1899 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,280.00
204 Scrope, G. Poulett

Considerations on Volcanos, the Probable Causes of Their Phenomena, the Laws Which Determine Their March, the Disposition of Their Products, and Their Connexion with the Present State and Past History of the Globe; Leading to the Establishment of a New Th

1825 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,280.00
223 Thucydides

The hystory writtone by Thucidides the Athenyan of the warre, whiche was betwene the Peloponesians and the Athenyans, translated oute of Frenche into the Englysh language by Thomas Nicolls citezeine and goldesmyth of London

1550 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,160.00
66 Churchill, Winston S.

Thoughts and Adventures

[1932] USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,040.00
156 Martin, John

Illustrations of the Bible

1838 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,920.00
11 Apianus, Petrus

Cosmographia Petri Apiani, per Gemmam Frisium apud Louanienses medicum & mathematicum insignem, iam demum ab omnibus vindicata mendis ac nonnullis quoque locis aucta & annotationibus marginalibus illustrata...

1574 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,800.00
80 Cushing, Harvey

The Life Of Sir William Osler

1925 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,800.00
199 Riverius, Lazarus, Nicholas Culpeper, and Abdiah Cole

The Practice of Physick in Two Volums, Very much Enlarged. Wherein is plainly set forth, The Nature, Cause, Differences, and Several Sorts of Signs: Together with the Cure of all Diseases in the Body of Man. In Twenty and Four Books.

1658 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,800.00
115 Ouspensky, P.D.

A New Model of the Universe - finely bound by Philip Smith

1948 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,680.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBERG’S PERSONAL COPY OF THE 1957-58 HARVARD LAW REVIEW, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR HER “CIVIL PROCEDURE” CLASS AT HARVARD, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> RUTH BADER GINSBURG’S TEXTBOOK FOR COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL CLASS ON JURISPRUDENCE, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY HER.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> HONORARY DOCTORATE AWARDED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG BY SMITH COLLEGE, 1994.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF JUSTICE GINSBURG’S ARTICLE, “WOMEN IN THE FEDERAL JUDICIARY,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE JUSTICE TO SENATOR NANCY KASSEBAUM.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A COPY OF SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR’S ARTICLE, “THEY OFTEN ARE HALF-OBSCURE: THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE LEGACY OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES,” PRESENTED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A DELUXE EDITION OF ANTONIN SCALIA’S MAKING YOUR CASE: THE ART OF PERSUADING JUDGES, FROM AN EDITION OF 2000, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF SONIA SOTOMAYOR’S <i>MY BELOVED WORLD,</i> SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF AL GORE’S “THE ASSAULT ON REASON,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> <i>BELOVED</i> BY TONI MORRISON, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO RUTH AND MARTIN GINSBURG.
    <b>Bonhams, Jan. 19 – 27:</b> A FIRST EDITION OF GLORIA STEINEM’S “MY LIFE ON THE ROAD,” SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO RUTH BADER GINSBURG.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
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