Heritage Auctions: Manuscripts, 6102, Beverly Hills

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Auction Report
Auction Date
10/17/2013 - 10/18/2013
Page Size: 1161 items in 47 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
34001Samuel Sewall Document Signed 1687USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 3,250.00
34002William Penn Document Signedcirca June 1707USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,000.00
34003Ira Allen Autograph Document Signed.1792USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
34004Meriwether Lewis Partial Autograph Document Signed in the Third Person.1801USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 3,125.00
34005Simon Kenton Manuscript Document Signed ''Simon Kenton.''1823USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,003.75
34006William Clark Autograph Document Signed1828USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,437.50
34007Samuel Francis Smith Autograph Quote Signed ''S. F. Smith.''1832USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 562.50
34008William Barret Travis Document Signed1833USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 6,875.00
34009David Crockett Partial Document Signed1834USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 8,750.00
34010Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton First Texian Loan Certificate Signed.1836USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 4,375.00
34011John Brown Autograph Letter Signed1851USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 1,875.00
34012Hawaiian King Kamehameha III Royal Patent Document Signed ''Kamehameha.'' Four pages on two integral leaves, 8.5'' x 14'', partially printed and completed in manuscript in the Hawaiian language, Honolulu, March 12, 1854.1854USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,625.00
34013Samuel Colt Autograph Letter Signed ''Saml. Colt.'' One page, 4'' x 5.75'', on stationery embossed with the Colt ''dancing pony'', Hartford, November 20, 1855, to Charles H. Anderson, New York. In full:1855USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,187.50
34014John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Autograph Document Signed. 1857USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 687.50
34015Sam Houston Autograph Letter Signed.1858USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,125.00
34016Allan Pinkerton Inscribed Photograph Signed.1866USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,187.50
34017Brigham Young Letter Signed.1869USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 812.50
34018Geronimo Signature with Fully Documented Strands of His Hair.1920USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 5,312.50
34019John A. Sutter Autograph Postcard Signed1876USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,250.00
34020Robert Pinkerton Autograph Letter Signed1879USD 550.00 - 650.00USD 337.50
34021Sitting Bull Signed Card, circa 1884.circa 1884USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 4,375.00
34022Patrick Garrett Document Signed 1899USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,062.50
34023Annie Oakley Autographed Letter Signed USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,250.00
34024William ''Buffalo Bill'' Cody Autograph Letter of Introduction Signed1904USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 750.00
34025Ethan Allen Clipped Signature.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,750.00
  • <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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