• <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.
  • <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.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Conquest of Peru.- Cieza De León (Pedro de). <i>Parte primera de la chronica del Peru,</i> first edition, Seville, Martín de Montesdoca, 1553. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Mandeville (Sir John). <i>Tractato bellissimo delle piu maravigliose cose & piu motabile che sitrovino nelle parte delmondo,</i> Florence, [Lorenzo Morgiani], 1496-99. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Bible leaf, Latin. Single leaf from the Gutenberg Bible, [Mainz], [Johann Gutenberg & Johann Fust], [c.1454/55]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Publicius (Jacobus). <i>Ars oratoria. Ars epistolandi. Ars memorativa,</i> first edition, Venice, Erhard Ratdolt, 1482. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Biblia Pauperum.- Single leaf from a blockbook Biblia Pauperum in Latin, from the Wiblingen copy of Schreiber's edition III, Netherlands, 1465. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Brazil.- Steinmann (Johan Jacob). <i>Souvenirs de Rio de Janeiro,</i> Paris, chez Rittner & Goupil, 1837. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Polo (Marco). <i>In cui si tratta le meravigliose cose del mondo per lui vedute,</i> Venice, Matteo Pagano, 1555. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Sir Joshua Reynolds' copy.- Donne (John). <i>Poems, by J.D. With elegies on the authors death,</i> the Joshua Reynolds-Philip Bliss copy of the first edition, Printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, 1633. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Gilbert (William). <i>De Magnete,</i> first edition, Peter Short, 1600. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Audubon (John James). <i>The Birds of America,</i> 8 vol., New York, George R. Lockwood, [c.1889]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Pratchett (Terry). <i>The Colour of Magic,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1983. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Flaubert (Gustave). <i>Trois Contes,</i> first edition, one of 100 copies on papier de Hollande, Paris, Charpentier, 1877. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <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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Macon Brothers Auctioneers: Rare Books, Maps, Atlases & Ephemera

Auction Reports

Auction Name Rare Books, Maps, Atlases & Ephemera Total Sales (USD) 53,861.10
Auction Date 06/11/2022 - 06/11/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 35,755.00
Sale Number #61122 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 66,870.00
Total Lots 199
Sold Lots 144 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 39,230.00
% of Lots Sold 72.36% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 74,635.00
Unsold Lots 55 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 72.17%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
14 Chapron/Chaperon, Nicolas

Sacra Historia Acta a Raphael Urban in Vaticanis Xystis  ad miraculum Pictvrae Expressa

1649 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 20,060.00
6 Blaeu, Johannes

"The New World Map" Double Hemisphere World Map

1664 c. USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 10,325.00
15 Gutenburg, Johann

(2) Volume Large Folio Reproduction of "Gutenberg Bible" Number 535/895

1977-1979 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 3,835.00
1559 Paul, John Dean

Colored Etchings, "Leicestershire" The Fox Hunt Set

1825 USD 80.00 - 100.00 USD 2,950.00
12 Lotter, Tobias Conrad & Matthäus Seutters

Lotter's Atlas Minor ca. Containing 19-Hand-coloured Engraved Maps & Title Page

1744 c. USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 2,006.00
8 Popple, Henry

A Map of The British Empire in America with French, Spanish and The Dutch Settlements

1755 c. USD 2,000.00 - 3,500.00 USD 1,180.00
7 Allard, Carel

World Map C. 1696

1696 c. USD 2,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,121.00
9 Gerardo & Leonardo Valk

” Dated? 1705 America's Golden Age Part Other World

1705 c. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,121.00
16 Le Comte, Father Louise

Volumes I & II"Nouveaux Memories Sur l' etat Present de La Chine"

1696 USD 2,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,062.00
11 Blaeu, Willem

Virginia & Florida Map ca. 1645

1645 c. USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 944.00
19 Mardersteig, Giovanni

"The Gospels According to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John " Limited Edition No. 64 w/ Slip Cover

1962 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 885.00
10 Seutter, Matthaus

Double Hemisphere World Map

1730 c. USD 750.00 - 1,500.00 USD 649.00
23 Needham, Joseph

(6) Volumes of "Science and Civilization in China"

1962 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 501.50
13 Blaeu, Johannes

(12) Vol. 1967 -1968 volume set of Le Grande Atlas facsimile addition Published in Amsterdam

1967-1968 USD 1,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 413.00
17 De La Vega, Garcilaso

"El Florida Del Inca" The Inca Of Florida

1723 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 413.00
44 Longfellow, Henry W. (1807-1882)

"The Poetical Works of Longfellow". Vol. I and II. Vol I signed

1879 USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 413.00
18 Hardy, Sylvester,

"The Biological Mirrour" Vol. I, 2, & 3, Ancient and Modern English Portraits

1795 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 324.50
21 Gillies, John

"Aristotle: Ethics and Politics" Vol. I&II

1797 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 295.00
35 Buffon, Barr's

,10-Vol, "Buffon's Natural History"

1792 USD 100.00 - 300.00 USD 236.00
33

The Most Practicable and Economical Route from Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean,

1853-5 USD 100.00 - 300.00 USD 212.40
1701 Cooper, Taber, Frederic

"An Argosy of Fables" Edited By F.T. Cooper, Illustrated by Paul Branson

1921 USD 50.00 - 100.00 USD 188.80
40 Franklin, Benjamin

"Poor Richard's Almanac"

1898 USD 200.00 - 250.00 USD 165.20
1717 Prescott, William H.

, Vol. I and II "History of The Conquest of Peru",

1847 USD 50.00 - 75.00 USD 153.40
25

"A Short History of Quadrupeds Leverian Museum Pocket Guide" Vol.II

Scarce 1792-93 USD 250.00 - 400.00 USD 129.80
27 S.A. Beach assisted By N.O. Booth & O.M. Taylor

, "The Apples of New York" Vol.I and Vol. II

1905 USD 100.00 - 300.00 USD 129.80
  • <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> John Adams Signed Ship's Passport, partly printed DS as president, signed “John Adams.”
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Extremely Rare James Garfield DS as President Appointing Revenue Service Agent.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Babe Ruth 1939 Cooperstown cover boldly signed — with photo.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Incredible Harry S. Truman Kansas City Auto Club sales ledger maintained by Truman!
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Important Herbert Hoover 4 pg ALS about Chinese Gold Mining.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Rare Calvin Coolidge ALS as President.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Abraham Lincoln Signed Appointment.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Ironic John Kennedy Jr. Handwritten report on why he is accident report form when he attended Collegiate School in 1975.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Katherine Bates Signed -“America! America! God shed his grace on thee.”
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Apollo 11 - Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Amassed Over Four Decades, an impressive 1100+ piece collection of entertainment and notables.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens Signed Letter and Card.
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