Australian Book Auctions: The Gallery Sale, 69, Armadale,

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/06/2014 - 05/06/2014
Page Size: 239 items in 10 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
501BELCHER, Captain Sir Edward. NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, PERFORMED IN HER MAJESTY’S SHIP SULPHUR, London1843AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
502BLIGH. BARTRUM, Mr. (reporter). PROCEEDINGS OF A GENERAL COURT-MARTIAL, London1811AUD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
503BURNEY, James. A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERIES IN THE SOUTH SEA OR PACIFIC OCEAN. London 1803 - 1817AUD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
504CHEVALIER, Nicholas. FINE PORTRAIT DRAWING OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE. AUD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
505COOK, James. A COMPLETE SET OF THE VOYAGE ACCOUNTS. London 1773 – 1777 – 1784. AUD 24,000.00 - 36,000.00AUD 21,564.00
506DAMPIER, William. SET OF DAMPIER’S VOYAGES. London 1699 – 1709. AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
507FORSTER, Georg Adam. A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD… London1777AUD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00AUD 3,114.80
508FUNNELL, William. A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. London1707AUD 1,500.00 - 2,400.00AUD 1,677.20
509GIBBES, Francis Blower. SEVEN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOURS AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
510GILL, Samuel Thomas. PRICE 2/6. SKETCHES OF THE GOLD DIGGERS. COMPRISING 16 CHROMO-LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES… London circa 1853 . AUD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00Not Sold
511GILL, Samuel Thomas. SKETCHES IN VICTORIA DRAWN ON STONE BY S.T.G. Melbourne 1856 . AUD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00Not Sold
512GILL, Samuel Thomas. VICTORIA ILLUSTRATED Melbourne & Sydney 1857 1856 – 1862. AUD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00Not Sold
513HARDY, Lieut. R. W. H. TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF MEXICO, London1829AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
514HUNTER, John. AN HISTORICAL JOURNAL OF THE TRANSACTIONS AT PORT JACKSON AND NORFOLK ISLAND, London1793AUD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00AUD 2,276.20
515MITCHELL, Thomas Livingstone. THREE EXPEDITIONS INTO THE INTERIOR OF EASTERN AUSTRALIA, London1839AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
516MURRAY RIVER] ALLEN, James. JOURNAL OF AN EXPERIMENTAL TRIP BY THE 'LADY AUGUSTA,' ON THE RIVER MURRAY. Adelaide1853AUD 800.00 - 1,000.00AUD 838.60
517ORME, Edward (publisher). FOREIGN FIELD SPORTS, London1819AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
518PARKER, Mary Ann. A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, IN THE GORGON MAN OF WAR: CAPTAIN JOHN PARKER… London1795AUD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00AUD 7,188.00
519PARKINSON, Sydney. A JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS, London1773AUD 6,000.00 - 10,000.00AUD 5,990.00
520PHILLIP, Governor Arthur. THE VOYAGE OF GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO BOTANY BAY, London1789AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00AUD 2,156.40
521SPENCER, Walter Baldwin (editor). REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE HORN SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA. London and Melbourne1896AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00AUD 4,312.80
522STIRLING, Sir James. JOURNALS OF SEVERAL EXPEDITIONS London1833AUD 1,800.00 - 2,500.00AUD 1,916.80
523TASMAN. ROBINSON, Tancred (editor). AN ACCOUNT OF SEVERAL LATE VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES: London1711AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
524[TASMAN] CORÉAL, François. VOYAGES DE FRANÇOIS CORÉAL AUX INDES OCCIDENTALES, Paris1722AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00AUD 599.00
525TASMAN] CORÉAL, François. VOYAGES DE FRANÇOIS CORÉAL AUX INDES OCCIDENTALES, Amsterdam1722AUD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
  • <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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