Heritage Auctions: Rare Books, 6100, Beverly Hills

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Auction Report
Auction Date
10/17/2013 - 10/17/2013
Page Size: 560 items in 23 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
36001 William Barton. City of Troy NY from Actual Surveys. By William Barton City Surveyor & Civil Engineer. W. Barton & J. Chace Jr. 1858USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 1,250.00
36002William Bartram. Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida... Philadelphia1791USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,250.00
36003George Catlin. Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, & Condition of the North American Indians. London1876USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 2,750.00
36004 The Constitutions of the United States, According to the Latest Amendments: To Which are Annexed, the Declaration of Independence; and the Federal Constitution; With the Amendments Thereto. Philadelphia1791USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,375.00
36005William Coxe. A View of the Cultivation of Fruit Trees, and the Management of Orchards and Cider. Philadelphia1817USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 625.00
36006[Zadok Cramer]. The Navigator, Containing Directions for Navigating the Monongahela, Allegheny, Ohio and Mississippi Rivers; with an Ample Account of These Much Admired Waters... Pittsburgh 1817USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,875.00
36007Clarence Dutton. Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District. Washington1882USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,000.00
36008Benjamin Franklin. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
36009[Benjamin Franklin, printer]. A Treaty, Held at the Town of Lancaster, In Pennsylvania, by the Honourable the Lieutenant-Governor of the Province, and the Honourable the Commissioners for the Provinces of Virginia and Maryland, with the Indians of the Six Nations, in June 1744Philadelphia1744USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 27,500.00
36010Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist, on the New Constitution. Philadelphia1818USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 843.75
36011Abbie Hoffman. Archive of Manuscript Material. Various places, ca. 1970s - 1980s.USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 1,875.00
36012Thomas Jefferson. A Manual of Parliamentary Practice. For the use of the Senate of the United States. By Thomas Jefferson. Washington City1801USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00USD 7,500.00
36013His Hawaiian Majesty King Kalakaua. The Legends and Myths of Hawaii. The Fables and Folk-Lore of a Strange People. New York1888USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,375.00
36014MacKinlay Kantor. Andersonville. Cleveland1955USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
36015 George Wilkins Kendall. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of A Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygua Hunting-Grounds, with an Account of the Sufferings from Want of Food, Losses from Hostile IndNew York1844USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 937.50
36016[Increase Mather, subject]. Cotton Mather. Parentator. Memoirs of Remarkables in the Life and the Death of the Ever-Memorable Dr. Increase Mather Who Expired, August 23, 1723Boston1724USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,500.00
36017Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall. History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington. Philadelphia1855USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00USD 5,937.50
36018Arnoldus Montanus. De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld of Beschryving Van America en 't Zuid-Land... USD 6,400.00 - 9,600.00USD 5,000.00
36019Barack Obama. The Audacity of Hope. Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. New York2006USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,375.00
36020[Thomas Paine]. Common Sense; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America... The Third Edition. Philadelphia February 14, 1776USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00USD 27,500.00
36021Francis Parkman. The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life. New York1849USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,125.00
36022Zebulon Pike. An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi... Philadelphia1810USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 812.50
36023David Ramsay. The History of the American Revolution. Philadelphia1789USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 5,312.50
36024Ronald Reagan. An American Life. New York, et al1990USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,375.00
36025William Stone. Declaration of Independence. SC Washn. ca. 1848.USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00USD 22,500.00
  • <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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