RR Auction: Fine Autographs - Featuring Presidential - Internet bidstart 1/19, 521, Amherst

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/07/2018 - 02/07/2018
Page Size: 913 items in 37 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1George Washington

George Washington ALS

1792USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
2George Washington

George Washington DS

1775USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
3George Washington

George Washington DS

1783USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 12,250.00
4John Adams

John Adams ALS

1799USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,003.35
5Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson ALS

1826USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
6Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison DS

1807USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
7Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Free Frank

1822USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 5,334.88
8James Madison

James Madison ALS

1832USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,141.70
9James Madison

James Madison ALS

1813USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,446.33
10James Monroe

James Monroe ALS

1819USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
11James Madison and James Monroe

James Madison and James Monroe DS

1811USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,226.23
12James Monroe

James Monroe ALS

no dateUSD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,074.33
13James Monroe

James Monroe DS

1819USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 396.90
14James Monroe

James Monroe LS

1812USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 481.43
15James Monroe and John Quincy Adams

James Monroe and John Quincy Adams DS

1823USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 857.50
16John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams Signature

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,349.95
17John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams ALS

1846USD 2,500.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,701.13
18John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams ALS

1827USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,360.60
19John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams DS

1793USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 481.43
20Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson ALS

1829USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,701.13
21Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson DS

1830USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 643.13
22Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren ALS

1839USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
23Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren ALS

1829USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 437.33
24Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren DS

1840USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
25Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren Free Frank

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 779.10
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.
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