Heritage Auctions: Rare Books - Internet bidstart 12/12, 201351, Dallas

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/19/2013 - 12/19/2013
Page Size: 350 items in 14 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
93001Alice Adams American Novelist Alice Adams Autograph Letter Signed "Alice Adams". San Francisco1994Not AvailableUSD 15.00
93002Brian Aldiss Brian Aldiss Typed Letter Signed "Brian Aldiss". Oxford1989Not AvailableUSD 36.00
93003 Martin Amis Pair of Typed Letters Signed by British Novelist Martin Amis to Noted American Book Collector Rolland Comstock. Not AvailableUSD 65.00
93004Allen Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg Signed Publicity Photograph. Not AvailableUSD 162.50
93005 Stephen GregoryLarge Archive of Correspondence From Welsh Author Stephen Gregory to Noted American Book Collector Rolland Comstock, Includes Typed Manuscript for Ghosts and Shadows. Not AvailableUSD 38.00
93006 Tom Keneally Lot of Three Autograph Letters Written by Australian Writer Tom Keneally to Noted American Book Collector Rolland Comstock, 1991-1992. 1991-1992Not AvailableUSD 26.00
93007r Maxine KuminAmerican Poet and Author Maxine Kumin Autograph Letter Signed "MK". Not AvailableUSD 15.00
93008Henry Cabot Lodge. Typed Letter SIGNED. 1915Not AvailableUSD 36.00
93009William Longman. Autograph Letter Signed. 1857Not AvailableUSD 17.00
93010William Longman. Autograph Letter Signed. 1870Not AvailableNot Sold
93011William Longman. Autograph Letter Signed. 1870Not AvailableUSD 15.00
93012Samuel Lover. Autograph Letter Signed. 1835Not AvailableUSD 81.25
93013 Hyacinthe Loyson.SIGNED Cabinet Card Portrait of Hyacinthe Loyson. 1870Not AvailableUSD 16.00
93014E.V. Lucas. Autograph Letter Signed. Not AvailableUSD 15.00
93015Charles Lyell. Autograph Letter Signed. 1857Not AvailableUSD 437.50
93016Edward M. Lynes. Pencil Drawing of Trees. 1881Not AvailableUSD 38.00
93017Iris Murdock Archive of Correspondence From British Author Iris Murdock to Noted American Book Collector Rolland Comstock. Not AvailableUSD 375.00
93018 Anthony Powell English Novelist Anthony Powell Typed Letter Signed "Anthony Powell". Somerset1988Not AvailableUSD 22.00
93019William H. Prescott William H. Prescott Autograph Letter Signed. Boston1852Not AvailableUSD 50.00
93020William H. PrescottWilliam H. Prescott Autograph Letter SIGNED. Not AvailableUSD 30.00
93021Sir Victor PritchettArchive of Correspondence From British Author Sir Victor Pritchett to Noted American Book Collector Rolland Comstock, 1988-1989. 1988-1989Not AvailableUSD 20.00
93022 Sir Victor Pritchett tPair of Autograph Letters Signed by British Author Sir Victor Pritchett to Noted American Book Collector Rolland Comstock. Not AvailableUSD 20.00
93023Sir Edward John Russell Sir Edward John Russell Autograph Card Signed. 1956Not AvailableNot Sold
93024Michael Sadleir Michael Sadleir Typed Letter Signed. 1923Not AvailableUSD 17.00
93025Frank O. Salisbury. Autograph Letter Signed. 1924Not AvailableUSD 30.00
  • <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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