National Book Auctions: Books and Ephemera - Morley, Whistler, Obama, Art, etc, 12614, Ithaca

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Auction Report
Auction Date
01/26/2014 - 01/26/2014
Page Size: 500 items in 20 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
6001 William ShakespeareThe Complete Works of William Shakespeare: The Cambridge Edition Text, as Edited by William Aldis Wright. Including the Temple Notes Garden City, New York1936USD 200.00 - 350.00USD 352.50
6002 Barack ObamaDreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance New York2004USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 381.88
6003 Christopher MorleyThe Powder of Sympathy Garden City, New York1923USD 200.00 - 350.00USD 82.25
6004 Sinclair HamiltonEarly American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, 1670-1870: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Books Illustrated for the Most Part with Woodcuts and Wood Engravings in the Princeton University Library. With an Introductory Sketch of the Developme Princeton 1958/1968USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 117.50
6005 Hamlin GarlandThe Mystery of the Buried Crosses: A Narrative of Psychic Exploration New York1939USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 94.00
6006 Raymond S. SpearsThe Cabin Boat Primer: Containing Descriptions and Diagrams, Photographs and Chapters on the Construction, Navigation and Use of House-Boats for Pleasure and Profit Columbus, Ohio1913USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 141.00
6007 Elizabeth Shepley SergeantRobert Frost: The Trial by Existence New York1960USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 152.75
6008Year: 1973Los Cuentos de Jack London film poster USD 200.00 - 350.00USD 64.63
6009 D. W. GriffithThe Birth of a Nation. The Most Stupendous and Fascinating Motion Picture Drama Created in the United States. Founded on Thomas Dixon's Story "The Clansman" Produced under the Personal Direction of D. W. Griffith New York circa 1915USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 70.50
60107 Pc. Antique 18th C. FRENCH DOCUMENTS Vellum Manuscript Louis XV Port au Prince Haiti Passport 1788 Paris Police Department Courier de L'Amerique Newspaper Alphonse Daudet Burial InvitationUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 205.63
6011 James M. EdmonsonAmerican Surgical Instruments: An Illustrated History of Their Manufacture and a Directory of Instrument Makers to 1900 San Francisco1997USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 94.00
6012 Christopher MorleyAn Apology for Boccaccio Philadelphia1923USD 100.00 - 250.00USD 105.75
6013 Vintage & Antique AIRCRAFT EPHEMERA Advertising 1915-1950 Military Private Commercial Airplanes Rocket Ships Airlines Float Planes Seaplanes Dirigibles ZeppelinsUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 64.63
6014 John GayThe Beggar's Opera. The Only Edition Existing Which Is Faithfully Marked with the Stage Business and Stage Directions as It Is Performed at the Theatres Royale Boston1822USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 47.00
6015 Arthur Conan DoyleA Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four. With a Note on Sherlock Holmes by Dr. Joseph Bell New York1902USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 41.13
60165V Vintage & Antique POETRY BY T.A. DALY Signed Canzoni Selected Poems Little Book of American Humorous Verse Herself and the HousefulUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 17.63
6017Antique MILITARY EPHEMERA Boer War Discharge 1814 U.S. Senate Legislation Personal Correspondence Armstrong Gun Capt. M.P. Mix Lord RaglanUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 293.75
601811V Vintage & Antique COLLECTIBLE PHILOSOPHY & SOCIAL COMMENTARY Evolution Eugenics Social Darwinism Anti-Feminism Political Theory Social Protest Justice British Labour PartyUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 82.25
6019 Christopher MorleyGoodbye to Spring New York1937USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 35.25
6020 14V Cuomo Bradley Edwards McAuliffe AUTHOR-SIGNED CONTEMPORARY US POLITICS Rahm Emanuel Jesse L. Jackson, Jr Dennis Kucinich Van HollenUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
6021 Christopher MorleyFriends, Romans... Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota1940USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 17.63
6022 Antique Victorian SNYDER FAMILY BIBLE Leather-Bound Fancy Embossed Photographs Carte de VisiteUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 176.25
6023Editor: Frances E. ClarkePoetry's Plea for Animals: An Anthology of Justice and Mercy for Our Kindred in Fur and Feathers Boston1927USD 70.00 - 200.00USD 35.25
60246V Antique & Vintage CHRISTOPHER MORLEY NOVELS The Trojan Horse John Mistletoe Human Being Rudolph & Amina Romany Stain Powder of Sympathy SignedUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 52.88
6025Antique Magazine Issue THE LITTLE REVIEW QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ART AND LETTERS 1926 Hemingway Banal Story Williams Crane Tzara ArpUSD 70.00 - 200.00USD 129.25
  • <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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