• <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> "The world's first view of the Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon" (NASA), Lunar Orbiter 1, 23 August 1966. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Anders (William). The first Earthrise seen by Man, Apollo 8, December 1968. Est. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Armstrong (Neil). The first photograph taken by Armstrong after setting foot on the Moon, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Aldrin (Buzz). Aldrin's bootprint in the pristine lunar dust, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Armstrong (Neil). Buzz Aldrin with the LM and Armstrong reflected in his visor, Apollo 11, July 1969. Est. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Full Moon seen from the receding spacecraft, Apollo 13, April 1970. Est £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Craters Copernicus and Reinhold, Apollo 12, November 1969. Est. £300 to £500
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Conrad (Pete). The photographer reflected in Alan Bean's gold-plated sun visor, Apollo 12, November 1969. Est. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Scott (David). James Irwin and the Rover, Mount Hadley beyond, Apollo 15, August 1951. Est. £400 to £600
    <b>Forum Auctions:<br>The Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964-1972 (Online Only). Now through October 18</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Duke (Charles). John Young's jumping salute in lunar gravity, Apollo 16, April 1972. Est. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Cernan (Eugene). Harrison Schmitt with the flag, the Earth overhead, Apollo 17, December 1972. Est. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions, Now thru Oct. 18:</b> Evans (Ronald). The last Earthrise over the Moon seen by man, Apollo 17, December 1972. Est. £800 to £1,200
  • <b>ALDE: Highlights from the Maurice Burrus Collection. October 17, 2017</b>
    <b>Alde, Oct. 17:</b> BIBLE, LATIN. VOL. I ONLY (Genesis-Psalms). [Strassburg: Johann Mentelin, not after 1460].<br>Est: 450 000 / 600 000 €
    <b>Alde, Oct. 17:</b> MISSAL for the use of SALZBURG. Illuminated manuscript on vellum, Augsburg or Salzburg, c 1480. Est: 40 000 / 60 000 €
  • <b>Sotheby’s Paris: Books & Manuscripts. 30 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> MARCEL PROUST. Du côté de chez Swann. Grasset, 1913. First edition. One of 5 copies on Japan paper, inscribed by the author to Louis Brun. Est. €400,000 - 600,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> FRENCH REVOLUTION 1793. Déclaration des droits de l’Homme. 2,55 x 1,30m.A poster of the 1793 version, with hand-colored highlights. Unique copy. Est. €100,000 - 150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> GIAMBATTISTA PIRANESI. Vedute di Roma, 1748-1775. 107 etchings. An exceptional copy. printed and bound before 1780. Est. €50,000 - 80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s Paris, Oct. 30:</b> SADE. Autograph annotations by Sade facing 12 erotic drawings for Juliette. Est. €40,000 – 60,000
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A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF EARLY PANORAMAS, PHOTOBOOKS AND INDIVIDUAL PRINTS, TOTALLING OVER 1700 IMAGES; HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

Lot Number 84
Author Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Photographs: 1850 to c.1930
Title

A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF EARLY PANORAMAS, PHOTOBOOKS AND INDIVIDUAL PRINTS, TOTALLING OVER 1700 IMAGES; HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

Year Published c.1856
Place Printed
Printed By
Description A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF EARLY PANORAMAS, PHOTOBOOKS AND INDIVIDUAL PRINTS, TOTALLING OVER 1700 IMAGES; HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

PANORAMAS:Isaacs, Albert. Jerusalem from Mt. Olivet. [c.1856], 2-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (overall 140 x 530mm.)[?Isaacs, A.A.] Jerusalem. [c.1857], 3-PART, SALTED PAPER PRINTS (190 x 760mm.)Robertson and Beato. Jerusalem. [1857], 2-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (230 x 560mm.) Cramb, John. Jerusalem. [c.1860], 2-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (160 x 430mm.)[Anon.] Jerusalem. [c.1860s-70s], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (260 x 1140mm.), not joined[Anon.] Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. [c.1875], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (215 x 760mm.)Fiorillo, Luigi. Panoramic view of Jerusalem. [c.1890s], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (190 x 740mm.)[Anon.] Jerusalem. [c.1890s], 3-PART, ALBUMEN PRINTS (215 x 760mm.)Dormition Abbey, publisher. Jerusalem. [c.1910], ROTOGRAVURE PRINT (150 x 1240mm.)Wallace, W.R. Jerusalem. [c.1920], GELATIN SILVER PRINT (200 x 1040mm.), framedAmerican Colony. Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. [c.1930s], MAMMOTH GELATIN SILVER PRINT (440 x 1650mm.), framed PHOTOBOOKS AND ALBUMS:[Bridges, George] Selections from ... genuine photographs ... taken around the shores of the Mediterranean between the years 1846-52. Cheltenham, [1852], Parts 1 and 2 (of 3), 2 volumes, folio, 8 SALTED PAPER PRINTS (Rachel's grave; The Jews' Wailing Place [Western Wall]; The Jews' cemetery; Pompeii; the Cave of Machpelah; The Garden of Gethsemane; The Acropolis of Athens; and The Sphynx), text, Bridges's crest on the reverse of each mount and on both upper wrappers, modern brown half morocco, original wrappers bound inFrith, Francis. Sinai and Palestine [-Lower Egypt, Thebes and the Pyramids; -Upper Egypt and Ethiopia; -Egypt, Sinai and Palestine; -Supplement]. London, [1862], 4 volumes, folio, 148 gold-toned ALBUMEN PRINTS, original cloth, rebackedBedford, Francis. Photographic pictures made... during the tour of the East. Section 2. Holy Land and Syria. London, [1863], large oblong folio, 47 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary red half moroccoRobertson and Beato. Jerusalem. Album photographique. Constantinople, [1864], FIRST EDITION, folio, lithographed title, 19 ALBUMEN PRINTS, original dark purple cloth boards, neatly rebackedMcDonald, James--Wilson, C.W. Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem. 1865, FIRST EDITION, 3 volumes, folio, PHOTOGRAPH VOLUME PRESENTED TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE ORDNANCE SURVEY COLONEL SIR HENRY JAMES, 2 ALBUMEN PRINTS mounted to titles of volumes 1 and 2, and 76 ALBUMEN PRINTS (including 5 PANORAMAS), plates, and 5 large folding maps, 2 additional maps, contemporary half moroccoBedford, Francis--Mott, Mrs. The stones of Palestine. London, 1865, 8vo, 12 ALBUMEN PRINTS, original green cloth, contents loose (gutta percha perished as usual)Bedford, Francis. The Holy Land, Egypt, Constantinople, Athens etc. With text... by W.M. Thompson. London, [c.1866], 4to, 48 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary blue half calf, binding restoredBergheim, Peter, and others. Album. [c.1860s], Folio, 14 ALBUMEN PRINTS, 6 signed "P. Bergheim," one signed "W. Hammerschmidt", contemporary brown half moroccoBonfils, Frank Mason Good, and others. Album. [c.1860s], folio, 93 ALBUMEN PRINTS, modern black half moroccoFrith, Francis, Frank Mason Good, and others. 24 Photographic illustrations of the Holy Land. [c.1870], small 4to, 24 ALBUMEN PRINTS, loose as issued, original green cloth portfolioBonfils, Felix. Souvenirs d'Orient: Palestine. [1878], large oblong folio, 50 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary red morocco-backed cloth, slightly wornMaison Bonfils. Album. [c.1860s-1870s], large oblong folio, 100 ALBUMEN PRINTS, comprising 96 large and 4 showing 40 carte-de-visite size images, contemporary black morocco, upper cover titled "Palestine"Maison Bonfils. Album. [c.1860s-1880s], oblong folio, 53 ALBUMEN PRINTS, black cloth, rebacked and recornered in black calfMaison Bonfils. Album. [c.1870s.], folio, 34 ALBUMEN PRINTS, contemporary blue morocco, rebackedBonfils, Felix. Souvenirs d'Orient: Palestine. [c.1880], 8vo, 30 ALBUMEN PRINTS, red morocco-backed clothFrith, Francis. Photo-Pictures from the Lands of the Bible. [c.1880], folio, 71 ALBUMEN PRINTS, dark green morocco, rubbedPhotochrom Zurich. Palestina. [Zurich, 1890s], oblong 4to, 27 PHOTOCHROMS, mounted, loose as issued in portfolio, slightly wornPhotochrom Zurich. Album. Zurich, [1890s], 24 PHOTOCHROMS, original olive wood boardsAmerican Colony. [Album, c.1880-1910], folio, 21 ALBUMEN AND 28 GELATIN SILVER PRINTS, contemporary green half morocco, spine slightly worn INDIVIDUAL PRINTS:Bridges, George. Christchurch, Mt. Zion. [c.1850], SALTED PAPER PRINT (165 x 200mm.)Salzmann, Auguste. Jerusalem. 1856, 14 SALTED PAPER PRINTS (each approximately 230 x 330mm., or the reverse), each on publisher's card mountLeeuw, Theodor. Mt. Zion. [c.1850s], SALTED PAPER PRINT (210 X 285mm.)Isaacs, Albert Augustus. Jerusalem from the valley of Jehosophat. [1857], SALTED PAPER PRINT (250 x 305mm.)Frith, Francis. Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. [1858], MAMMOTH ALBUMEN PRINT (375 x 475mm.) De Clerq, Louis. Jerusalem, vue des remparts. [c.1859], ALBUMEN PRINT (200 x 260mm.)Cuccioni, Tommaso. Relief from the Arch of Titus, Rome. [c.1860], ALBUMEN PRINT (330 x 460mm.)
Comments AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF JERUSALEM AND THE HOLY LAND, INCLUDING EARLY CALOTYPES, PANORAMAS AND RARE PUBLISHED ALBUMS. THE COLLECTION EXTENDS TO THE SURROUNDING COUNTRIES OF SYRIA, LEBANON AND EGYPT. The focus of this collection, formed over 25 years, was to acquire the finest examples of the earliest obtainable paper photographs of the most revered and historic sites in Jerusalem and its environs, taken by the most prominent photographers working in the Holy Land in the nineteenth century. The result is the largest single collection of photographs of the Holy Land to appear at auction, and a collection of the greatest historical significance, which would be very difficult to replicate today. A full list of the collection is available on request.
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Estimated Price GBP 300,000.00 - 350,000.00
( USD 396,000.00 - 462,000.00 )
Actual Price GBP 965,000.00 ( USD 1,408,900.00 )

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AUCTION DETAILS

Auction House Sothebys
Website http://www.sothebys.com/
Auction Name Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
Sale Number #L16401
Auction Date April 28, 2016 - April 28, 2016
Sale Name Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
Total Lots 128
Description of Sale

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  • <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Exodus 10:10 to 16:15. Complete Biblical scroll sheet in Hebrew, a Torah scroll panel. Middle East, ca. 10th or 11th century.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Copernicus Refuted. (Astronomy.). Scientific manuscript of a course of studies at Collège de la Trinité, Lyon. 1660s.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Israel’s War of Independence and the Early Days of the IDF. 58 photographs presented to Israel Ber, IDF officer and later convicted spy.
    <b>19th Century Shop’s Catalog 170 Great Books and Photos. Please inquire for a copy.</b>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Early Unpublished Darwin letter on the races of man. Autograph Letter Signed [to Henry Denny]. Down, Kent, June 1, [1844].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Classic Image of American Slavery. Kimball, M. H. <i>Emancipated Slaves</i>. New York: George Hanks, 1863.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> (Underground Railroad.) Scaggs, Isaac. Important Runaway Slave Poster: $500 Reward Ran away, or decoyed from the subscriber…
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br><i>The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming</i>, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008. $25,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> William Faulkner, <i>The Marble Faun</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to Dorothy Wilcox by Faulkner & Phil Stone, Boston, 1924. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>, first edition, signed & inscribed to William Archibald, New York, 1963. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anne Frank, <i>Het Achterhuis</i>, first edition, in first state jacket, Amsterdam, 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Roald Dahl, <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, first edition, signed, New York, 1964. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b><br>Ray Bradbury, <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>, first limited edition bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, New York, 1953. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Benjamin Graham, <i>The Intelligent Investor</i>, first edition, in original dust jacket, New York, 1949. $4,500 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Anna Sewell, <i>Black Beauty</i>, first edition, inscribed, London, 1877. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle, <i>A Study in Scarlet</i>, first American edition, Philadelphia, 1890. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14: 19th & 20th Century Literature</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> James Fenimore Cooper, <i>The Last of the Mohicans</i>, first edition, two volumes, Philadelphia, 1826. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Amelia Earhart, <i>20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in Friendship</i>, limited first edition, signed, New York, 1928. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Nov 14:</b> Philip K. Dick, <i>World of Chance</i>, first edition, signed, London, 1956. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Results from Bonhams’ sale of <i>Fine Books & Manuscripts Featuring Exploration and Travel</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Columbus. De Insulis nuper in mari Indico repertis. Basel, 1494. SOLD for $751,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cook in Tahiti. [Playbill]. [Germany, c.1840.] SOLD for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Aa, Pieter van der. Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen. Leyden, 1706-8. SOLD for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Dürer. Underweysung der messung [and two more]. Nuremberg, 1525-8. SOLD for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 26:</b> Cortes, Hernan. A Pleito signed by Antonio de Mendoza in the case of Hernan Cortes. 1542. SOLD for $8750
    <b>Results from Bonhams’ <i>The Air and Space Sale</i></b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Russian Kholod 5D67 HFL Rocket Engine. SOLD for $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Neil Armstrong Apollo Era Training Glove. SOLD for $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Full Scale Sputnik-1 EMC/EMI Lab Model. SOLD for $847,500
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> SOLRAD GREB Spy Satellite Engineering Dummy. SOLD for $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 27:</b> Soviet LK-3 Lunar Lander Model. SOLD for $25,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Beethoven, Ludwig van. Autograph Manuscript of the Canon "Ewig Dein" Woo 161, signed at the end ("...[Ewig] Dein...Freund Ludwig Van Beethowen"). Est. £120,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Brahms, Johannes. Autograph Manuscript of the "Geistliches Wiegenlied", Op.91 No.2, for Contralto, Viola And Piano, the original version of 1864, signed and inscribed at the end by the composer. Est. £200,000 to £250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Chopin, Frédéric. Autograph Manuscript of the Opening of the Étude Op.25 No.2, in A-Flat Major, signed and dated ("Paris Ce 28 Avril F. Chopin"). Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London: Fine Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from a Distinguished Private Collection. Part I: Music. 26 October 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Haydn, Joseph. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jos Haydn[Paraph]"), to the Baden Choirmaster Anton Stoll, 30 July 1802. Est. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Autograph Working Manuscript of a scene from Ernani. Est. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s London Oct 26:</b> Verdi, Giuseppe. Highly Important Series of Thirty-Six Autograph Letters Signed to The Librettist Salvadore Cammarano, written between 1844 And 1851, the greater part unpublished and unrecorded. Est. £250,000 to £300,000
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Redouté, Pierre Joseph, and Claude Antoine Thory. <i>Les Roses</I>. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1817–1824. Est. $225,000 to $325,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Jakob Christoph. <i>Hortus Nitidissimis Omnen Per Annum Superbiens Floribus</i>… Nuremberg: Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1750 [–1786]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Trew, Christoph Jakob, and Benedict Christian Vogel. <i>Plantæ Selectæ</i>…[Nuremberg:] 1750–1773; Supplement, [Augsburg:] 1790 [–1792]. Est. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen. October 26, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Jacquin, Nikolaus Joseph von. <i>Plantarum Rariorum Horti Caesarei Schönbrunnensis Descriptiones Et Icones.</i>Vienna; London; Leiden, 1797–1804. Est. $180,000 to $250,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Oct. 26:</b> Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm. <i>Phytanthoza Iconographia; Sive Conspectus Aliquot Millium, Tam Indigenarum Quam Exoticarum</i>… Regensburg, 1735–1737–1745. Est. $120,000 to $180,000