Sothebys: The Joseph Conrad Collection from the Library of the late Stanley J. Seeger – Part II, L14415, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/15/2014 - 07/15/2014
Page Size: 196 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
194CONRAD, JOSEPHALMAYER'S FOLLY. A STORY OF AN EASTERN RIVERLONDON1895GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 12,500.00
195CONRAD, JOSEPHALMAYER'S FOLLY. A STORY OF AN EASTERN RIVERLONDON1895GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 13,750.00
196CONRAD, JOSEPHALMAYER'S FOLLY. A STORY OF AN EASTERN RIVERLONDON1895GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 8,750.00
197[CONRAD, JOSEPH] VOLUMES FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOSEPH OR JESSIE CONRAD, INCLUDING TWO PRESENTATION COPIES FROM MARGUERITE PORADOWSKA, GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
198CONRAD, JOSEPHTWO FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS OF ALMAYER’S FOLLY, IN VARIANT BINDINGS, ONE WITH AN UNRECORDED REVIEW SLIP, C GBP 700.00 - 900.00Not Sold
199CONRAD, JOSEPHBIBLIOGRAPHICAL COLLECTION OF LATER EDITIONS OF ALMAYER'S FOLLY1907-47GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
200CONRAD, JOSEPHFANTAZJA ALMAYERA [ALMAYER'S FOLLY]. WARSAW:1923GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
201CONRAD, JOSEPHAUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO EDWARD GARNETTGBP 1,200.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,000.00
202CONRAD, JOSEPHAUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO EDWARD GARNETT1896GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 2,750.00
203CONRAD, JOSEPHAN OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDSLONDON1896GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 6,250.00
204CONRAD, JOSEPHAN OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDSLONDON1896GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,000.00
205CONRAD, JOSEPHAN OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDSLONDON1896GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 5,250.00
206CONRAD, JOSEPHAN OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDS. THREE FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS IN THREE DIFFERENT BINDINGS, GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
207CONRAD, JOSEPHAUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO EDWARD GARNETT1897GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
208CONRAD, JOSEPHTHE SISTERS, AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT 1928-29GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00GBP 60,000.00
209CONRAD, JOSEPHTHE CHILDREN OF THE SEANEW YORK1897GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
210CONRAD, JOSEPHTHE CHILDREN OF THE SEA. A TALE OF THE FORECASTLENEW YORK1897GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
211CONRAD, JOSEPHTHE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS"LONDON1898GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 4,750.00
212CONRAD, JOSEPHTHE NIGGER OF THE NARCISSUSNEW YORK1899GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,250.00
213CONRAD, JOSEPHTHE NIGGER OF THE NARCISSUSNEW YORK1914GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
214CONRAD, JOSEPHTHE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS"LONDON1910GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 325.00
215CONRAD, JOSEPHBIBLIOGRAPHICAL COLLECTION OF EDITIONS OF AN OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDS AND THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS" / THE CHILDREN OF THE SEA, 1896-1935GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
216CONRAD, JOSEPHTALES OF UNREST. FOUR COPIES IN THREE DIFFERENT ISSUES,GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
217CONRAD, JOSEPHTALES OF UNRESTLONDON1898GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 6,875.00
218CONRAD, JOSEPHLONG AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO EDWARD GARNETT1900GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 16,250.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Bernard Romans, <i>Map of the Seat of Civil War in America</i>, Philadelphia, 1775. Sold October 10, 2013 for $173,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> First Confederate imprint announcing the dissolution of the Union, Charleston, SC, December 20, 1860. Sold October 10, 2013 for $37,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.L. Hobson, <i>A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection of Sir Percival David BT.</i>, F.S.A., 1934. Sold October 24, 2013 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in French and Latin, France, circa 1500. Sold November 12, 2013 for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Rex Stout, <i>Fer-de-Lance</i>, first edition, 1934. Sold November 21, 2013 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Group of five autograph letters signed by Albert Einstein, grappling with gravitation before publishing his General Theory, 1910-15. Sold November 26, 2013 for $161,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, <i>Their Search for Small</i>, pen-and-ink illustration for page 39 of A.A. Milne's House at Pooh Corner, 1928. Sold January 23, 2014 for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harriet Jacobs, <i>Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl, Written by Herself</i>, first edition, 1861. Sold March 27, 2014 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Johann Schöner, <i>Opera Mathematica</i>, first collected edition, Nuremberg, 1551. Sold April 3, 2014 for $62,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio</i>, first edition of the first Vesalian piracy, 1545. Sold May 1, 2014 for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edward Gorey, posters for the New York City Ballet, 1974-75. Sold May 7, 2014 for $2,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Meadow Lark. Plate CXXXVI</i>, hand-colored plate from The Birds of America,1832. Sold June 3, 2014 for $16,250.
  • <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 9. HORAE. Illuminated manuscript on vellum.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 55. KELMSCOTT PRESS. CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. Edited by F.S. Ellis.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 57. SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. SPENSER, EDMUND. 1930-32.<br>Est. $15,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 87. RIVERA, DIEGO. 1886-1957. Manuscript album in various hands.<br>Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 108. ARCTIC PHOTOGRAPHY. WHITNEY, HARRY. 1873-1936. Album of 188 photographs. Est. $10,000-$15,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 110. BRAZIL. DE MORAES, JOSÉ. Portuguese Manuscript on paper.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 120. FLORIDABLANCA, MOÑINO Y REDONDO, JOSÉ CONDE DE. 1728-1808. Manuscript in Spanish on paper. Est. $25,000-$35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 155. THOMSON, JOHN. 1837-1921. Illustrations of China and its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs. Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 156. VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage Of Discovery To The North Pacific Ocean, And Round The World. Est. $18,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 184. WHITMAN, WALT. 1819-1892. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"). Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 219. HOUGH, ROMEYN BECK. 1857-1924. The American Woods, Exhibited by Actual Specimens and with Copious Explanatory. Est. $20,000-$30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 280. WAGNER, RICHARD. Autograph Musical Quotation Signed ("Richard Wagner"). Est. $12,000-$18,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
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