• <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

Aguttes: POSTAL HISTORY • WAR OF 1870-1871, 92369, Neuilly-sur-Seine

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/06/2018 - 07/06/2018
Page Size: 185 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

20c lauré obl. Étoile 22 Paris Rue Taitbout sur Lm pour le Tréport. Sans arrivée. Ballon non identifié. TB.

1870EUR 200.00 - 300.00EUR 229.00
2

2 ex. 20c lauré obl. étoile 13 Paris Hôtel de Ville, grille PD encadrée en bleu pour DOMODOSSOLA.Au verso cachet de passage à Pallanza 23 OCT. 70 et càd d’arrivée à Domodossola 24 OCT. 70. Courrier retardé, LE VICTOR HUGO ou LE LAFAYETTE possibles. TB.

1870EUR 500.00 - 600.00EUR 650.00
3

Paire du 10c lauré obl. par deux càd Paris Rue St. Dominique St. GN 53. càd Paris Rue St. Dominique répété au verso sur très petit pli adressé à Montpellier.Sans arrivée. Format et présentation exceptionnels. LES ETATS-UNIS possible. SUP.

1870EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00EUR 1,755.00
4

Papillon avec griffe P.P. encadrée en noir et griffe encadrée bleue MARINS DE LORIENT.Au verso, càd d'arrivée Port-Louis 22 OCT. 70, LE NON DENOMME N°1. Pli médian sinon TB.

1870EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
5

20c lauré 4 ex. def. obl. Étoile 16 Paris Rue de Palestro sur enveloppe trace de Scotch sur 3 cotés pour ST PETERSBOURG.Sans arrivée mais avec marque de transit au crayon rouge.Ballon non identifié. B/TB.

1870EUR 400.00 - 500.00EUR 400.00
6

40c lauré obl. Étoile 31 Paris Corps-Législatif sur carte pour NERVI.Au verso cachet ambulant SUSA A TORINO 4 OCT 1870

1870EUR 700.00 - 800.00EUR 1,258.00
7

10c et 20c lauré obl. Étoile 3 Paris Place de la Madeleine et PD encadré en rouge, càd d'arrivée JERSEY 4 OC 70. LE CELESTE. B/TB Enveloppe adressée à la même personne à JERSEY affranchie 40c lauré (oxydé) obl. ovale 409, càd d'arrivéeJersey 15 OC. 70. C

1870EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,300.00
8

30c lauré obl. GC 1352 (Dreux) sur enveloppe pour LONDRES, au recto càd rouge LONDON PAID 3 OC 70 et au verso càd rouge LONDON 3 OC 70. PLI CONFIE A L'AERONAUTE DU CELESTE, Gaston Tissandier seul à bord. Très rare et T

1870EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00EUR 1,373.00
9

20c lauré obl. faible TOURS 1er OCT. 70 sur Lm datée du 27 septembre 1870

1870EUR 600.00 - 800.00EUR 572.00
10

Timbre absent càd Paris Ministère des Finances sur carte postale pour Trouville, puis réexpédiée à Périgueux puis à Pau, taxe tampon 30, au recto càd ambulant PARIS A ERQUELINE 4 NOV. 70 et BORDEAUX A IRUN 10 NOV. 70.Au verso càd Anizy-l

1870EUR 250.00 - 300.00EUR 400.00
11

20c lauré obl. GC 4034 (TROYES) sur Lm datée du 1er octobre 1870

1870EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
12

20c lauré obl. Tours 2 OCT. 70. Lm du 1er octobre (?) pour Le Havre. Au verso grand cachet rouge des Aérostiers «REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE - Nadar-Dartois-Duruof».Sans arrivée. PLI CONFIE A L'AERONAUTE DU CELESTE, Gaston Tissandier seul à bord. Très rare et B/

1870EUR 1,300.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,820.00
13

80c Empire non lauré (très rare) obl. Étoile 1 Paris Pl. de la Bourse sur Lm pour PHILADELPHIE. càd de transit LONDON PAID 14 OC 70, taxe américaine 2 CENTS au tampon rouge et au verso cachet d'arrivée violet américain OCT 28.

1870EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00EUR 3,546.00
14

10c lauré obl. càd Paris Rue des Feuillantines deux fois, sur carte postale avec mention imprimée "Par Ballon non monté" pour St. Martin-de-Ré.Au recto càd d'arrivée du 21 OCT. 70. LE NON DENOMME N°2. TB.

1870EUR 200.00 - 250.00EUR 172.00
15

20c lauré obl. PC des GC 432 (rare) PARIS BELLEVILLE sur Lm pour Nantes.Au verso càd d'arrivée 16 OCT. 70. Ballon non identifié mais oblitération rare. TB.

1870EUR 300.00 - 400.00EUR 1,258.00
16

80c lauré obl. Étoile 3 Paris Place de la Madeleine sur petite enveloppe avec texte à l'intérieur pour ST PETERSBOURG avec càd d'arrivée du 4 OCT. 1870

1870EUR 6,000.00 - 7,000.00EUR 6,063.00
17

80c lauré (petit défaut de dentelure) obl. Étoile 3 PARIS Place de la Madeleine sur Lm pour MONTEVIDEO avec cachet de transit LONDON PAID du 17 OCT 70, griffe P.P. encadrée rouge.Au verso càd ambulant PARIS A CALAIS 1? OCT 70.L'A

1870EUR 4,000.00 - 5,000.00EUR 4,576.00
18

10c et 20c lauré obl. Étoile Paris (60) 6e levée sur enveloppe avec correspondance de presse LA GAZETTE DU VALAIS pour la Gazette du Valais à SION.Au verso càd d'arrivée Lausanne et Sion du 16.X.70. LE WASHINGTON ou LE LOUIS BLANC

1870EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00EUR 1,830.00
19

lettre en franchise avec griffe encadrée en bleu MARINS DE LORIENT et griffe P.P. encadrée en noir, Paris La Maison Blanche, pour Nantes.Au verso càd d'arrivée Nantes 15 OCT. 70. L'ARMAND BARBES possible. TB.

1870EUR 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
20

10c lauré (déchiré) obl. Étoile PARIS (60) sur petite Lm avec mention manuscrite "Armée de Paris" pour Landerneau, taxe 2 manuscrite.Au verso càd d'arrivée 13 OCT. 70. L'ARMAND BARBES probable. TB.

1870EUR 150.00 - 200.00EUR 172.00
21

Siège et 40c Siège (oxydé) obl. Étoile 2 Paris R. StLazare. Griffe PD encadrée en rouge sur Lm pour PRAGUE.Au verso càd ambulant Paris à Lyon 17 OCT. 70 et Macon- Montcenis 17 OCT. 70, càd d'arrivée Prague 20/10/70.Ballon non identifié mais destination ra

1870EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00EUR 1,820.00
22

20c lauré étoile muette càd de route rare 6 PARIS 6 (60).Lm pour Angers.Au verso càd d'arrivée 17 OCT. 70. LE WASHINGTON ou LE LOUIS BLANC N°1 possibles. TB.

1870EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
23

20c lauré obl. càd ambulant LILLE A PARIS sur Lm du 4 octobre 1870

1870EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00EUR 744.00
24

10c lauré obl. càd PARIS (60) sur carte postale pour Pau.Au verso càd d'arrivée 14 OCT. 70. LE WASHINGTON ou LE LOUIS BLANC. TB.

1870EUR 100.00 - 150.00EUR 92.00
25

20c lauré obl. GC 432 PARIS BELLEVILLE sur Lm pour Mezières (Ardennes), ville occupée par les prussiens et distribuée après l'armistice, griffe P.P. encadrée et taxe allemande 20 au crayon bleu. Ballon non identifié. TB.

1870EUR 200.00 - 250.00EUR 366.00
  • <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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