Waverly Auctions: Rare Books, 257, Falls Church

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Auction Report
Auction Date
09/19/2013 - 09/19/2013
Page Size: 436 items in 18 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1[British Travel/Literature].9 Vols incl: THE CAMBRIAN TRAVELLER'S GUIDE... 1813. USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 224.20
2[Cruikshank/Engravings/Illustrated].7 Vols incl: UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, Cruikshank illus. USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 153.40
3[Easton Press/Franklin Library].6 Books incl 5 signed Easton Pr./Franklin Library. USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 76.70
4[France, Anatole].LES DIEUX ONT SOIF. 1924. 24/125, plates 3 states. Paris1924USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 188.80
5[French Authors].Moliere. OEUVRES. 2 Vols. Paris: 1835-1836.Paris1835-1836USD 50.00 - 75.00USD 29.50
6[French Authors].Escholier. VICTOR HUGO ARTISTE. 1926. Paris1926USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 59.00
7[French Authors].THE WORKS OF VICTOR HUGO. 24 Vols. (1888-1909). Boston1888-(1909USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 271.40
8[French Authors/Honore de Balzac].LA COMEDIE HUMAINE OF HONORE DE BALZAC. 40 Vols. Boston1896-1909USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 212.40
9[French Authors/Illustrated].2 Books incl: OEUVRES DE MOLIERE. Paris: 1844.Paris1844USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 47.20
10[Genealogy/Scottish Queens/Shakespeare] 12 Vols incl: Strickland. LIVES OF THE QUEENS... USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 129.80
11[History/Philosophy/Religion].9 Vols incl: Guizot. THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, Vol I. USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 59.00
12[Literature/Erotica].3 Books incl: LE SEMEUR DE CENDRES. #322 of 1200. USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 236.00
13[Satire/Avant-Garde].2 Books incl: Chevellier. CLOCHEMERLE. 1950. Paris1950USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 129.80
14[Arion Press].ARCADIA. #196 of 400 signed by Stoppard, Matthews. San Francisco2001USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 501.50
15[Arion Press].THE AGE OF INNOCENCE. Arion Press. #59 of 300.San Francisco2004USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 283.20
16[Arion Press].THE NACHMAN STORIES. Arion Pr., (2009) #145/300.San Francisco2009USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 118.00
17[Bayberry Hill Press/Picturebooks].6 Books (5 signed, inscribed by Foster M. Johnson) USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 212.40
18[Black Sun Press].2 Books incl: Harry Crosby. TRANSIT OF VENUS.Paris1929USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 531.00
19[Borges/Limited Editions Club].Borges. FICCIONES. 634/1500 signed by Sol Lewitt. 1984USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 247.80
20[Borges, Jorge Luis].Jorge Luis Borges THE CONGRESS OF THE WORLD. Franco Maria Ricci1981USD 70.00 - 100.00USD 141.60
21[Carroll, Lewis].ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.2 Vols in case.West Hatfield, MA1982USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 2,242.00
22[Castellon, Federico].Poe. THE MASK OF THE RED DEATH. 1969. #358 of 500. Baltimore1969USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 283.20
23[Dixon, Maynard].Dixon. RIM-ROCK AND SAGE. 1 of 1300 sgd by Hoyem. SF1977USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 177.00
24[Dreiser, Theodore].EPITAPH. 643 of 1100 signed by Theodore Dreiser.NY1929USD 80.00 - 120.00USD 47.20
25[Duncan, Robert].Robert Duncan. (LETTERS). 157/450. Signed & inscr.Highlands, NC1958USD 70.00 - 100.00USD 70.80
  • <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 $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London.<br>US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DRURY, JOTHAM. PLANNING THE BOSTON TEA PARTY. Autograph Document Signed. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. US$ 50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI IN 1862. Albumen print photograph. US$ 1,000 - 1,500.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. US$ 15,000 - 20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [EDISON, THOMAS ALVA. 1847-1931.] Engraved $1 Bill, Endorsed and Signed by Charles L. Clarke on face. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. US$ 15,000 - 25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CASSIDY, BUTCH. Carte-de-visite police photograph.<br>US$ 20,000 - 30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [BUFFALO BILL.] <i>The Great Train Hold-Up & Bandit Hunters of the Union Pacific</i>. US$ 3,000 - 5,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
  • <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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