RR Auction: Autographs, 416, Amherst

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Auction Report
Auction Date
10/16/2013 - 10/16/2013
Page Size: 1665 items in 67 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1George WashingtonGeorge Washington: Partly-printed DS as president, signed "Go: Washington," 1795USD 1,000.00 - 1,000.00USD 14,700.00
2George WashingtonGeorge Washington: Fantastic display consisting of a scarce full ink signature, "George Washington," USD 500.00 - 500.00Not Sold
3Thomas Jefferson and James MadisonThomas Jefferson and James Madison: Partly-printed DS, signed "Th: Jefferson" as president and "James Madison" as secretary of state, 1803USD 500.00 - 500.00USD 3,355.20
4Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson: Ink docketing signature as president, "Mr. Jefferson," USD 300.00 - 300.00Not Sold
5Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson: Conclusion of an ALS signed "Th: Jefferson," USD 300.00 - 300.00USD 8,460.00
6Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson: ALS as president signed "Th: Jefferson," 1804USD 1,000.00 - 1,000.00USD 13,045.20
7James MadisonJames Madison: ALS, 1807USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 1,354.80
8James MadisonJames Madison: Bold ink franking signature, "Free James Madison," with "Free" written underneath in an unknown hand, USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 471.60
9James MadisonJames Madison: Partly-printed DS as president, 1811USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 1,354.80
10John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams: Partly-printed DS as president, signed "J. Q. Adams," 1825USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 630.00
11Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson: Manuscript DS as president, 1836USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 2,911.20
12Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson: Partly-printed DS as president, 1829USD 200.00 - 200.00Not Sold
14Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren: ALS signed "M. Van Buren," 1835USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 388.80
15William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison: Ink signature, "W. H. Harrison," USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 840.00
16John TylerJohn Tyler: Boldly penned ALS as president, 1842USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 924.00
17John TylerJohn Tyler: Partly-printed DS as president, 1842USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 763.20
18John TylerJohn Tyler: Handwritten endorsement, signed as president, "J. Tyler," USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 924.00
19James K. PolkJames K. Polk: ANS in pencil as president, signed "J. K. P.," 1845USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 1,231.20
20Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor: LS signed "Z. Taylor. Col. 1834USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 1,640.40
21Millard FillmoreMillard Fillmore: Ink signature, "Millard Fillmore, Jany. 16, 1854," 1854USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 630.00
22Franklin PierceFranklin Pierce: Partly-printed vellum DS as president, 1855USD 200.00 - 200.00Not Sold
23James BuchananJames Buchanan: Partly-printed DS as president, 1858USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 428.40
24James BuchananJames Buchanan: Ink signature, as president, "James Buchanan USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 388.80
25Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln: Partly-printed DS as president, 1864USD 1,000.00 - 1,000.00USD 4,569.60
26Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln: Civil War-dated handwritten endorsement of a prisoner's release signed as president, 1864USD 500.00 - 500.00USD 4,915.20
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. Sold for US$ 118,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. Sold for US$ 257,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
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