RR Auction: Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 11/14, 420, Amherst

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/11/2013 - 12/11/2013
Page Size: 1576 items in 64 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1George WashingtonGeorge Washington: ADSUSD 10,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
2George WashingtonGeorge Washington: ALSUSD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 10,779.60
3George Washington and Thomas JeffersonGeorge Washington and Thomas Jefferson: DSUSD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
4John AdamsJohn Adams: ALSUSD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,445.20
5Thomas Jefferson and James MadisonThomas Jefferson and James Madison: DSUSD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 7,346.40
6Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson: InvitationUSD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,252.80
7James MadisonJames Madison: Free frankUSD 600.00 - 800.00USD 763.20
8James MonroeJames Monroe: DSUSD 200.00 - 400.00USD 471.60
9James MonroeJames Monroe: Free frankUSD 600.00 - 800.00USD 763.20
10James MonroeJames Monroe: ALSUSD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
11James MonroeJames Monroe: DSUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 388.80
12John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams: ALSUSD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 763.20
13John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams: LSUSD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 901.20
14John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams: Free frankUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 572.40
15Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson: ALSUSD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
16Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson: DSUSD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
17Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson: Free frankUSD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,640.40
18Andrew JohnsonAndrew Johnson: SignatureUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 693.60
19Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren: ALSUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 290.40
20Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren: Free frankUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 693.60
21Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren: SignatureUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 264.00
22William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison: ADSUSD 600.00 - 800.00USD 1,986.00
23William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison: ALSUSD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,259.20
24John TylerJohn Tyler: Free frankUSD 600.00 - 800.00USD 763.20
25James K. PolkJames K. Polk: ALSUSD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
  • <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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