• <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Extensive archive of papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> George Catlin, <i>North American Indian Portfolio,</i> 1844. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, Carefully Translated…after the Best Jewish Authorities, Philadelphia, 1853-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Wedding book of Eleanor Roosevelt’s bodyguard, Earl Miller, signed by the Roosevelts, 1932. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Textile titled <i>The Resignation of Pres’t Washington,</i> Scotland, circa 1800. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Gideon Welles, Pass for President Lincoln’s White House funeral, 1865. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Confirmation of arms and nobility in favor of the Diez y Mora family, Madrid, 1710. $2,500 to $3,500.
  • <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>October 13, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 109. Miguel de Cervantes. <i>The History of Don-Quichote. The first parte.</i> London: William Stansby for Edward Blount, 1620. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 43. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. <i>Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.</i> Washington: The White House, Christmastide, 1942. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 113. Charles Darwin. A collection of 26 titles including <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 210. Philip Guston. Important correspondence between Philip Guston and Ralph and Martha Hyams. New York, 1967-76. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 26. John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe. Signed guest book and original photos from the May 19, 1962 reception. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>October 13, 2022</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 194. J.R.R. Tolkien. <i>The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.</i> London: George Allen and Unwin, 1954-1954-1955. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 164. Max Beerbohm. Autograph Manuscript for The Happy Hypocrite, circa 1896. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 158. Mark Twain. <i>The Writings.</i> Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1899-1907. The Autograph Edition. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 150. Lady Dilke. <i>French Painters of the XVIIIth Century.</i> London: George Bell, 1899. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 200. Ludwig Bemelmans. Original sketch of Madeline, ink and gouache. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1937. PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION PRINTED IN ENGLAND. $50,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [SHACKLETON, Ernest]. –– BROWNING, Robert. <i>Poetical Works of…</i> London: Smith and Elder, 1906. PRESENTED TO SHACKLETON AND THE OFFICERS OF THE NIMROD BY A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York: George R. Lockwood, [1870]. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> ARISTOTLE. Opera, in Greek, parts one and two only: Organon and Natural Philosophy I. Edited by Aldus and others. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1 November 1495–February 1498. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> COOK, James, Capt. [Collected Voyages]. First and Second Voyages: London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1773, 1777; Third Voyage: London: H. Hughes for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (“Mark Twain”). <i>The Writings of…</i> Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1899–1900. $12,000 to $16,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Poems of…</i> Edited by Frederick S. Ellis. Hammersmith: William Morris for the Kelmscott Press, 1893. $12,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> LONDON, Jack. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY LONDON. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CROWLEY, Aleister (1875–1947). <i>The Winged Beetle.</i> London: privately printed, 1910. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> WILDE, Oscar (“C.3.3.”). <i>The Ballad of Reading Gaol.</i> London: Leonard Smithers, January 1898. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> DRYDEN, John. <i>Fables Ancient and Modern; translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems.</i> London: John Tonson, 1700. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [MAP]. LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van. <i>Delineatio Orarum Maritimarum…</i> London: John Wolfe, 1598. $3,000 to $4,000.
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Auction Name Moonshots: Space Photography 1950-1999 - bidstart 5/4 Total Sales (GBP) 192,402.00
Auction Date 05/18/2022 - 05/18/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 344,800.00
Sale Number #21255 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 527,500.00
Total Lots 283
Sold Lots 212 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 490,800.00
% of Lots Sold 74.91% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 749,000.00
Unsold Lots 71 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 25.69%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
207 HARRISON SCHMITT [APOLLO 17]

THE “BLUE MARBLE”, THE FIRST HUMAN-TAKEN PHOTOGRAPH OF THE EARTH FULLY ILLUMINATED, DECEMBER 7-19, 1972

1972 GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 21,420.00
75 WILLIAM ANDERS [APOLLO 8]

THE FIRST HUMAN-TAKEN COLOR PHOTOGRAPH OF EARTHRISE, DECEMBER 21-27, 1968

1968 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 15,120.00
250 VOYAGER 1

JUPITER WITH MOONS GANYMEDE AND EUROPA, JANUARY 17, 1979; ONE OF FOUR JUPITER PHOTOS

1979 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 15,120.00
79 WILLIAM ANDERS [APOLLO 8]

FIRST HUMAN-TAKEN PHOTOGRAPH OF THE PLANET EARTH, DECEMBER 21-27, 1968

1968 GBP 1,800.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 10,080.00
106 NEIL ARMSTRONG [APOLLO 11]

[LARGE FORMAT] BUZZ ALDRIN’S GOLD-PLATED VISOR REFLECTS THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND THE LUNAR MODULE "EAGLE", JULY 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 9,450.00
126 NEIL ARMSTRONG [APOLLO 11]

BUZZ ALDRIN’S GOLD-PLATED SUN VISOR REFLECTS THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND THE LM EAGLE, JULY 20, 1969

1969 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 8,820.00
100 BUZZ ALDRIN [APOLLO 11]

[LARGE FORMAT] EARTHRISE, JULY 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 6,300.00
251 NASA [VOYAGER 2]

SATURN AND ITS RING SYSTEM, AUGUST 11, 1981

1981 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 6,048.00
248 NASA [VIKING 1]

THE FIRST COLOR PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ON THE SURFACE OF MARS, THE RED PLANET, 21 JULY 1976

1976 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 4,032.00
36 JAMES MCDIVITT [GEMINI IV]

FIRST U.S. SPACEWALK: ED WHITE’S EVA OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN, JUNE 3, 1965

1965 GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 GBP 3,528.00
171 A. SHEPARD OR E. MITCHELL [APOLLO 14]

CRESCENT EARTH RISING OVER THE LUNAR HORIZON, JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 9, 1971

1971 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 3,528.00
173 A. SHEPARD OR E. MITCHELL [APOLLO 14]

CRESCENT EARTH RISING FROM BEHIND THE RIM OF THE MOON, JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 9, 1971

1971 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 2,520.00
19 NASA [MERCURY-ATLAS 6]

JOHN GLENN CLIMBING INTO MERCURY CAPSULE, JANUARY 27, 1962

1962 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,268.00
119 NEIL ARMSTRONG; BUZZ ALDRIN; MICHAEL COLLINS [APOLLO 11]

EARTH SEEN FROM THE SPACECRAFT AT MID DISTANCE OF THE MOON, JULY 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 2,016.00
280 [NASA]

FIVE ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS, 1969 - 1971

1969 - 1971 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 2,016.00
180 JAMES IRWIN [APOLLO 15]

DAVID SCOTT SALUTING THE AMERICAN FLAG, JULY 26-AUGUST 7, 1971

1971 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,890.00
134 BUZZ ALDRIN [APOLLO 11]

PORTRAIT OF NEIL ARMSTRONG BACK IN THE LUNAR MODULE AFTER THE HISTORIC MOONWALK, JULY 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 1,764.00
99 RALPH MORSE

APOLLO 11 LIFTS OFF ON ITS HISTORIC FLIGHT TO THE MOON, JULY 16, 1969; ONE OF TWO LIFTOFF PHOTOS

1969 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,638.00
228 EUGENE CERNAN [APOLLO 17]

THE MAJESTIC EARTH ABOVE A LARGE LUNAR BOULDER, STATION 2, DECEMBER 7-19, 1972, EVA 2

1972, EVA 2 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 1,638.00
181 DAVID SCOTT [APOLLO 15]

JAMES IRWIN SALUTING THE AMERICAN FLAG, JULY 26-AUGUST 7, 1971

1971 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,512.00
37 JAMES MCDIVITT [GEMINI IV]

FIRST U.S. SPACEWALK: ED WHITE’S EVA OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO, JUNE 3, 1965

1965 GBP 1,800.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 1,386.00
76 WILLIAM ANDERS [APOLLO 8]

FIRST HUMAN-TAKEN PHOTOGRAPH OF THE WHOLE MOON FROM A PERSPECTIVE NOT VISIBLE FROM EARTH, MAY 8, 1968

1968 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,386.00
102 NEIL ARMSTRONG [APOLLO 11]

BUZZ ALDRIN WALKING ON THE MOON, JULY 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,386.00
116 BUZZ ALDRIN [APOLLO 11]

EARTHRISE, JULY 16-24, 1969

1969 GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 1,386.00
206 NASA [APOLLO 17]

THE FARSIDE OF THE MOON, DECEMBER 7-19, 1972

1972 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 1,386.00
  • <b><center>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books, Autographs & Manuscripts<br>11th-12th of October 2022
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Alfieri Vittorio, <i>Vita [...] scritta da esso,</i> 1968. Starting Price: €900,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Collection of 25 albumin photographs depicting Italian, French and Swiss places. Late 19th century.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Brandolini D’Adda Brandolino, Duale. <i>Poesia [...] e incisioni di Sandro Martini,</i> 1976.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Alighieri Dante, <i>La divina commedia di Dante</i> edizione illustrata da 30 fotografie tolte da disegni di Scaramuzza, 1879. Starting Price: €500,00.
    Gonnelli Oct. 12th: Cervantes Saavedra Miguel (de), <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Nueva edicion corregida por la Real Academia Española, 1780. Starting price: €12.000,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Collodi Carlo, <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> 1883. Starting price: €6.000,00.
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> Wilde Oscar, <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray [...]</i> with original images & notes on the text by Jim Dine, 1968. Starting price: €1.500,00
    <b>Gonnelli Oct. 11th:</b> The smallest tarot cards in the world. 21st century.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Antiquarian Books<br>Including a series of views of Milan<br>September 27 to October 4</b></center>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Livius, Historia Romanae decades, Venice, Vindelinus de Spira, 1470, contemporary Morocco. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Blaeu, Nieuw Stedeboeck van Italien (Piemont), The Hague, 1724-1725, 8 volumes, marbled calf gilt. €70,000 to €90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Baysio, Rosarium decretorum, Venice, 1481, later vellum. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> [Niccolò da Poggibonsi], Viaggio da Venetia al santo Sepulchro, Venice, 1529, later half calf. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Hieronymus, Epistole [Italian], Ferrara, 1497, blue crushed morocco with the Rocco di Torrepadula arms. €12,000 to €15,000.
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