• <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>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.</i> London, 1623. 1st appearance in print, Complete from the First Folio. Sold for $175,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Ernst, Max. <i>Mr. Knife and Miss Fork</i>. Paris, 1932. DELUXE EDITION. Sold for $15,625
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Cage, John. Autograph musical leaf from his Concert for Piano and Orchestra, NY, 1958. Sold for $18,750
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Einstein, Albert. Signed Passport Photo for his US citizenship application. Bermuda, 1935. Sold for $17,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Verard, Antoine. Illuminated printed Book of Hours. Paris, 1507. Sold for $7,500
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Wetterkurzschlussel. German Weather Report Codebook - for Enigma use. Berlin, 1942. Sold for $225,000
    <b>Bonhams: September 25, New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. Autograph letter signed to El Virrey Venegas, February 5, 1812. Sold for $6,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Milne, A.A. Complete set of <i>Winnie-the-Pooh</i> books. 4 volumes. All first issue points. London, 1924-1928. Sold for $5,250
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> A 48-star American Flag, battle worn flown at Guadalcanal and Peleliu, 1942-1944. Sold for $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 12 results:</b> Locke, John. Autograph Letter Signed mourning the death of his friend, William Molyneaux, 2 pp, October 27, 1698. Sold for $20,000
  • <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 372: Martin Luther King Jr. March for Freedom Now! Placard. Chicago, 1960. 28 x 22”. $3,000 to $6,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 567: Warhol, Andy. Tate Gallery Exhibition Booklet, Signed on the Cover by Warhol. Tate Gallery, 1971. $700 to $900
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 72: Mitchell, Margaret. <i>Gone With the Wind.</i> New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First edition, first issue. $4,000 to $5,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 468: Photo Archive Documenting the 1930s—50s Chicago Jazz and Night Club Scene. A significant collection. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 143: Dr. Seuss. <i>Oh Say Can You Say.</i> 1979, First Edition, Signed. $200 to $300
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 285: [Maps] Thomas G. Bradford. <i>A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical, Historical & Commercial.</i> Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835. First Edition. $1,600 to $1,800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 69: Herman Melville. <i>Moby Dick, or The Whale</i>. New York: Random House, 1930. First Kent Trade Edition. $400 to $600
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 295: John James Audoban. Group of 148 Lithographs from the Birds of America. Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, ca. 1840s. $600 to $800
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 54: Langston Hughes. <i>One-Way Ticket.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions: Fine Books & Manuscripts. July 28, 2018</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 7: Ray Bradbury. <i>The Martian Chronicles.</i> With a Wine Label Signed by Bradbury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. First edition $300 to $500
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 121. Frank L Baum. <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> Chicago: George M. Hill Co., 1899, 1900. First Edition. $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter Auctions, July. 28:</b> Lot 369. [Declaration of Independence] Peter Force Engraving of the Declaration of Independence. One page; 29 x 26”. From the "American Archives" 1837-1853 series of books. $15,000 to $20,000
  • <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Cranmer, Thomas (1489-1556). <i>Catechismus, That is to Say, a Shorte Instruction into Christian Religion...</i> London, 1548. First edition. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Donne, John (1572-1631). <i>Pseudo-Martyr.</i> London: Printed by W[illiam] Stansby for Walter Burre, 1610. First edition. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Fletcher, Giles (1549?-1611). <i>The Russe Common Wealth, or Maner of Gouernement by the Russe Emperour…</i> London, 1591. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Gabelkover, Oswald (1539-1616). <i>The Boock of Physicke.</i> Dordrecht: Isaack Caen, 1599. First edition. $12,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner: Early English Books<br>A Single Owner Sale. July 20, 2018</b>
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666). <i>Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.</i> London, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works in English. $35,000 to $50,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Higden, Ranulphus (d. 1364). <i>Polycronicon.</i> Translated by John Trevisa, with the 1357-1460 <i>Continuation</i> by William Caxton. Southwark, 1527. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> Randolph, Bernard (b. 1643). <i>The Present State of the Morea, Called Anciently Peloponnesus…</i> London, 1689. [Bound with] <i>The Present State of the Islands of the Archipelago…</i> $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Skinner, July 20:</b> <i>The Great Herball Newly Corrected.</i> London, 1539. Folio, ESTC lists three U.S. copies; the last copy offered at auction was incomplete and sold in 1949. $25,000 to $35,000

OSENAT: The Empire, Historical Memories, 89624, FONTAINEBLEAU

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/01/2018 - 07/01/2018
Page Size: 55 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
33CONDÉ (Louis-Joseph de Bourbon, prince de).

Pièce signée, contresignée par le secrétaire de ses commandements François-Denis Drouin.

Windisch-Feistritz [actuellement Slovenska Bistrica en Slovénie]1801EUR 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
34LOUIS XIV.

Apostille autographe signée « Louis », contresignée par le chef du Conseil des Finances Paul de Beauvillier, duc de Saint-Aignan,…

Versailles1699EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
35

Armoiries peintes sur un feuillet de parchemin avec notes généalogiques sur Pierre David et son épouse Catherine Jacob.

EUR 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
36SECRÉTANT (Antoine).

Retraite de Moscou

S.l. [Arinthod et Lamballe], s.d.EUR 5,000.00 - 6,000.00EUR 7,250.00
37DOHNA-SCHLOBITTEN (Friedrich-Ferdinand-Alexander, comte von).

4 P.A.S. concernant les dernières dispositions sur Dantzig.

Elbing, 1807EUR 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
38

Premiere invasion du Portugal colleçao dos decretos, etc., desde 22 out. 1807.

Lisbonne1807-1808EUR 3,500.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
39Napoleon Bonaparte. 1769-1821. Empereur des Français.

Lettre signée « Napol ».

Schönbrunn1809EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00EUR 6,000.00
40Napoléon Ier.

L.S. « Np » au vice-roi d'Italie Eugène de Beauharnais, avec plan manuscrit de fortifications ; la lettre et le plan étant de la main du général Bertrand.

1808EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00EUR 3,125.00
41Napoléon Ier.

Lettre manuscrite à Savary (Erfurt, 26 avril 1813), en copie de la main de son secrétaire Fain

(s.l.n.d.).EUR 500.00 - 800.00Not Sold
42Bonaparte (Famille).

Ensemble de 5 pièces.

EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 525.00
43Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte. 1799.

Affiche concernant les militaires invalides.

EUR 80.00 - 120.00EUR 150.00
65

Décoration du Lys Ensemble de 5 documents comprenant : -Un brevet de la décoration accordée à la garde nationale de Paris.

1816EUR 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
66Comte d’argout, Gouverneur de la Banque de France (1782-1858)

Bel ensemble de 34 documents relatifs aux ordres de chevalerie du Comte et de son fils :

EUR 500.00 - 600.00EUR 563.00
67Julien Marie BARBE, capitaine au corps royal d’état-major.

Ensemble de 38 documents dont nominations dans l’ordre de saint Louis et de la légion d’honneur,

EUR 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
69France Brevet de la Décoration du Lys pour la Garde nationale de Paris.

Sur vélin. Au nom de Regnaud, employé.

1814EUR 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
70

Ordre royal des deux siciles, créé en 1808.

1808EUR 250.00 - 300.00EUR 413.00
71Legrand, colonel du genie, chevalier de l’empire.

Ensemble de huit documents comprenant : -Brevet de capitaine sur vélin.

An II.EUR 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
72Alexandre BRONDEL, chef de bataillon d’infanterie légère, chevalier de l’Empire.

Important ensemble de 47 documents comprenant : -Lettres patentes comme chevalier de l’Empire. Sur vélin.

Paris1810EUR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00EUR 2,375.00
73

Portalis Bel ensemble de trente quatre pièces relatives Joseph Marie Portalis, Ministre de la Justice, 1er président de la Cour de cassation :

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,500.00
74Jacques PECNARD (1922-2012). Michel DEBRE Maurice DRUON. Jean DUTOURD.

De Gaulle MCMXL-MCMXLVI-MCMLVIII.

Paris1987EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 375.00
75

Montre en argent à la gloire de l’Alsace Lorraine.

EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 263.00
77VAN DER MEULEN, d’après.

« Vue du Château de Fontainebleau du côté du Jardin.

EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
124

Precieux souvenirs de l’Empereur Napoleon Ier.

EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00EUR 6,163.00
125Par Pierre Sentezt.

Petit livre du cabinet de sa majeste l’empereur et roi « Notice descriptive et historique de l’Eglise Sainte Marie d’Auch. »

Auch 1808EUR 500.00 - 600.00Not Sold
132

Unique et important portefeuille herbier aux grandes armes impériales probablement utilisé par l’Impératrice Joséphine à la Malmaison.

EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00EUR 70,000.00
  • <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Zane Grey, Inscribed photograph album depicting Grey and party at Catalina, fishing, and in Arizona. $700 to $1,000
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Eric Taverner, Salmon Fishing...London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1931. $600 to $900
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> The Gentleman Angler. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Ken Robinson, Flyfishers' Progress. [London: The Flyfishers' Club, 2000. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> G. H. Lacy, North Punjab Fishing Club Angler's Handbook. Calcutta: Newman & Co., 1890. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> J. Harrington Keene, Fly-Fishing and Fly-Making for Trout, etc. New York, 1887. $200 to $300
    <b>Doyle, online only: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. July 13-24, 2018</b>
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Arthur Macrate, The History of The Tuna Club, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California, 1948. $400 to $600
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Joseph D. Bates Jr. Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1966. $800 to $1,200
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils. Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History. $300 to $500
    <b>Doyle, online only Jul 13-24:</b> Herbert Hoover, Fishing For Fun - And To Wash Your Soul. New York: Random House, 1963. $400 to $600
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97. Sold for $68,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Carte-de-visite album with 83 images of prominent African Americans & abolitionists, circa 1860s. Sold for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> Vienna & Leipzig, 1918. Sold for $106,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Man Ray, <i>[London Transport] – Keeps London Going,</i> 1938. Sold for $149,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolas de Fer, <i>L’Amerique Divisee Selon Letendue de ses Principales Parties,</i> Paris, 1713. Sold for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Russell H. Tandy, <i>The Secret in the Old Attic,</i> watercolor, pencil & ink, 1944. Sold for $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Hemingway, <i>Three Stories & Ten Poems,</i> first edition of the author's first book, Paris, 1923. Sold for $23,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Walker Evans, <i>River Rouge Plant,</i> silver print, 1947. Sold for $57,500.
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