PBA Galleries: Historic Autographs & Manuscripts with Archival Materia, 532, San Francisco

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/08/2014 - 05/08/2014
Page Size: 405 items in 17 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Madison, James & James MonroeClipped signatures of James Madison as President of the United States and James Monroe as Secretary of State[Washington]c.1809-1817USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 720.00
2Monroe, JamesPresident Monroe grants land in the Northwest Territory for military service of a Virginia officer in the Revolutionary War who sold his land bounty to speculators who then sold it to the surveyorWashington, D.C.April 7, 1817USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
3Tyler, JohnAutograph Letter Signed by John Tyler, responding to an autograph seekerVilla Margaret [Hampton, Virginia]Sept. 22, 1858USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 840.00
4Dunlap, S.F.Vestiges of the Spirit-History of Man - Millard Fillmore's CopyNew York1858USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
5Ingersoll, Jos. R.Eulogy on Gen. Zachary Taylor, late President of the United States. Delivered October 2, 1850 - President Millard Fillmore's CopyPhiladelphia1850USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
6Brodhead, John RomeynHistory of the State of New YorkNew York1853USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
7Leake, Isaac Q.Memoir of the Life and Times of General John Lamb (Presented to Franklin PierceAlbany1850USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
8Keene, LauraAutograph Letter, signed, from the star of Our American Cousin and the woman who is rumored to have cradled the head of a dying President Abraham LincolnPhiladelphia1869USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
9Lincoln, AbrahamPartially engraved military appointment on vellum, completed in manuscript, appointing Clayton McMichael as Captain in the Ninth Regiment of Infantry, effective March 4th, 1864Washington, D.C.July 1, 1864USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,900.00
10Arnold, Thomas KercheverA Practical Introduction to Latin Prose Composition (From Garfield's Library, Signed)New York1850USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
11Milton,JohnThe Poetical Works of John Milton with LifeLondon1853USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
12Garfield, James A.James A. Garfield letter signed as President electMento, OhioDec 4th 1880USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 420.00
13Harrison, BenjaminTwo 1-page manuscript legal documents - 1862-69 future President Benjamin Harrison as Civil War-Era lawyerMarion County, Indiana1862-1869USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
14Palmer, J.W.Stonewall Jackson's Way (Signed by T. Roosevelt)Cedar Rapids, Iowa1915USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
15Coolidge, CalvinCheck signed by Calvin CoolidgeNorthampton, Mass.Dec. 11, 19111USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 240.00
16Dawes, Charles G.Typed Letter, signed from Vice President Charles G. DawesWashington1928-12-11USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 60.00
17Hoover, HerbertAutograph Letter Signed by Herbert Hoover, to his wifeNo placeNo dateUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
18Hoover, HerbertThe Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson - signed by authorNew York[1958]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
19Cumberland, RichardJohn De Lancaster, A Novel - Signed twice by Franklin Delano RooseveltNew York1809USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
20Roosevelt, Franklin D.Typed Letter Signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt as President, to L.F. Livingston, regarding postal covers sent to him for his collectionWashington1937-08-10USD 500.00 - 800.00USD 510.00
21Roosevelt, Franklin D.Typed Letter signed by Franklin Roosevelt to Thomas H. MacDonaldWashington, D.C.1941-04-14USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 510.00
22Rigdon, Lieutenant William M.Log of the President's Trip to the Berlin Conference (July 6, 1945 to August 7, 1945) - Signed by Harry S. Truman)USD 4,500.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
23Truman, Harry S.Mr. Citizen - signed by Harry Truman[New York][1960]USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 228.00
24Truman, Harry S.Typed letter signed by Harry S. Truman with his initials, being a memorandum to the Secretary of the TreasureyWashington1948-01-15USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 216.00
25Truman, Harry S.Typed Letter signed by Harry Truman to Thomas H. MacDonaldWashington, D.C.1946-10-12USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 420.00
  • <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 $16,250.
  • <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> China: The Camera Collection. An extensive collection of material from archives of John David Zumbrun and Camera Craft. Sold for US$ 317,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> Chernikhov, Yakov Geogievich. 1889-1951. <i>Architectural Cycles</i>. Sold for US$ 425,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> Turing, Alan Mathison. 1912-1954. On Computable Numbers, Application to the Entscheidungsproblem. Sold for US$ 50,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> CHERNIKHOV, YAKOV GEORGIEVICH. 1889-1951. Sold for US$ 173,000 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> GÖDEL, KURT. On Undecidable Propositions of Formal Mathematical Systems. Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 4 June 2014:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD and LARRY GROBEL. Original Cassette Tape of an interview of Nobel prize winning physicist. Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> A D-Day 48 star Ensign flown from LST-493, 6th June 1944. Sold for US$ 386,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> A Rare Enigma three rotor Enciphering Machine Germany circa 1942-44. Sold for US$ 92,500 inc. premium
    <b>Bonhams 5 June 2014:</b> Anonymous, alithographic poster, 1939. Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers:<br>Sale 322 - Fine Books and Manuscripts, August 6th.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> Lot 8. MACKENZIE, Alexander. <i>Voyages from Montreal</i>. London, 1801. First edition. Est. $3-5,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> Lot 27. AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America</i>. New York and Philadelphia, [1839], 1840-1844. Est. $30-50,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> AUDUBON, John James and John BACHMAN. <i>Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America</i>. New York, 1845-1848. 3 vols. Elephant folio edition. Est. $200-400,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers:<br>Sale 322 - Fine Books and Manuscripts, August 6th.</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> GREW, Nehemiah. <i>The Anatomy of Plants</i>. London, 1862. First edition. Est.: $1,500-2,500.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> APIANUS, Petrus. <i>Cosmographia</i>. Cologne, 1574. With 5 plates, 4 with volvelles. Est. $7-9,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> SMITH, Adam. <i>An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations</i>. London, 1776. 2 vols. First edition. Est. $60-80,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> (LOUIS-PHILIPPE I) MCKENNEY AND HALL. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America</i>. Philadelphia, 1838, 1844. 3 vols. King Louis-Philippe I copy. Est. $140-180,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> GREENER, Richard. Diploma of first African American man to graduate Harvard College. Est. $10-15,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> (MIRO, Joan) <i>Lithographs I-VI</i>. New York and Paris, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1981 and 1992. 6 vols.<br>Est. $2-4,000.
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers August 6th:</b> HEMINGWAY, Ernest. <i>A Farewell to Arms</i>. New York, 1929. First edition. Est. $800-1,200.
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