• <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.

Vermot de Pas: Maps and Views

Auction Reports

Auction Name Maps and Views Total Sales (EUR) 24,330.60
Auction Date 05/24/2022 - 05/24/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 16,650.00
Sale Number #125265 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 22,300.00
Total Lots 525
Sold Lots 117 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 77,210.00
% of Lots Sold 22.29% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 102,910.00
Unsold Lots 408 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 23.64%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price


EUR 500.00 - 600.00 EUR 630.00

Drawing of the "Castle of ST JEAN DU CARDONNAY (76) made on July 15, 1869.

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 567.00


EUR 400.00 - 450.00 EUR 504.00

"Southern part of the Government of GUYENNE where are Condomois, Chalosse, the Country of Soule, Labour, Armagnac, Landes, Comminges, Bigorre, Couserans, C. - Government of Basse Navarre and Béarn " by Robert de Vaugondy Geographer ". (C. 1753)

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 453.60

Map of the XVIIth c. "General Government of GUIENNE and GASCOGNE and surrounding countries where are Guienne, Saintonge, Limousin, Perigord, Rouergue, Quercy, and Agenais, below the Garonne, Gascony, Landes, Basadois, Albret, Condomois, Armagnac, Comminge

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 441.00

AISNE. LAON. "La Carte du territoire et Pays de LAONNOIS et Contingents, by Claude CHASTILLON (1559 - 1616; Topographe du Roi en 1592), with privilege of the King. Poinssart Execut.

EUR 300.00 - 350.00 EUR 428.40

Government and Generality of LYONNAIS and AUVERGNE subdivided in small countries, with all the roads, and the distances in places of use in each Province. In Paris, at the Sieur Desnos, Engineer geographer for the Globes and spheres, rue St Jacques au Glo

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 428.40

CHARENTE MARITIME. "The City of ROYAN, view taken from the Sea" beautiful watercolor bearing a signature "Aurillaud". (24,7x 64,6cm)

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 390.60

CORSICA. GULF OF AJACCIO. "Corsica. From Cap de Muro to Cap de Feno, Gulf of Ajaccio. Map surveyed in 1888 and 1890, under the successive directions of MM. Ph. HATT and F. BOUILLET, Hydrographic Engineers. BOUILLET, Hydrographic Engineers. Service hydrogr

EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 390.60

17th century map of the "Duchy of NEVERS, Nivernium ducatus gallicé.

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 378.00

RHONE. 2 17th century views of the City of LYON: "Posp. de la Ville de LYON du côté de Meridies.

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 378.00

RHONE. 17th century plan of the City Hall of LYON. "Prosp. of the City Hall of LYON. Portal of the City Hall of Lyon." Engraving by MERIAN.

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 378.00

16th century views of the cities of ROUEN (76), NÎMES (30) and BORDEAUX (33). By Georg Hoefnagel (Antwerp 1542 - Vienna 1601). (40,5 x 54 cm)

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 378.00

"Map of BÉARN, BIGORRE, ARMAGNAC and neighboring countries, by Guillaume De L'ISLE, First Geographer of the King, with privilege 1712.

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 365.40

PYRÉNÉES-ATLANTIQUES. "The old Port of BIARRITZ" Formage Editor in Bayonne. Impr. Lemercier, Paris. Around 1860

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 352.80

VIENNA. XVIth engraving of the City of POITIERS. Original proof engraved in 1572.

EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 327.60

Map of the Isle of France, engraved by Abraham ORTELIUS in 1598.

EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 315.00

MEURTHE-ET-MOSELLE. NANCY "Construction of the Royal Quarter of the Barracks of NANCY, the first stone of which was laid on July 14, 1764, under the auspices of STANISLAS I, King of Poland, Duke of Lorraine and Bar, nicknamed the Benefactor."

EUR 200.00 - 250.00 EUR 315.00


EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 315.00

GUYENNE. Description of the river Garonne and its tributary the Dordogne. "Potamography of the Garonne and the rivers that flow into it. Drawing by Jean JARDI, Abbot of the Church of Sarlat. Engraved by Jean LE CLERC (1560-1621), published in 1628.

EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 315.00

"Map of the countries between LOIRE GARONNE, indicating the various comparative routes, studied or proposed to cross the distance from the DORDOGNE to the lower LOIRE" according to Mr. BECQUET's report of August 4, 1820, urged by the General Councils of I

EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 315.00

EASTERN PYRÉNÉES. "Plan of the Port-Vendres " According to the drawings of Mr. VAILLY former Controller of the Buildings of the King, of his Royal Academies of Architecture Painting and Sculture. Moithey Engineer Geographer of the King Sculpsit.

EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 315.00

SEINE-MARITIME. EURE. 18th century plan "Entrance to the river SEINE and its course to QUILLEBEUF". (Montivilliers, Le Havre, Harfleur, Quillebeuf-sur-Seine, Lillebonne, Touques).

EUR 150.00 - 200.00 EUR 302.40

PAS-DE-CALAIS. XVIth map of the city of ARRAS. By Braun and Hogenberg, in 1580.

EUR 250.00 - 300.00 EUR 289.80

SOUTHERN HALF OF FRANCE. "Aquitania, australis regn? Arelatense cum confinis." (Aquitaine and its confines.) (c. 1590)

EUR 100.00 - 150.00 EUR 289.80
  • <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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