• <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> INCUNABULA -Fridolin, Stephan. <i>Schatzbehalter.</i> With 96 (including 5 repeated) full-page text woodcuts. Nürnberg, 1491.<br>€ 39 470 / 57 020
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Kokoschka, Oskar. <i>Die Träumenden Knaben (The Dreaming Boys).</i> With 11 original lithographs. Vienne, 1908.<br>€ 35 090 / 52 630
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Third Bessarion Master (active in Lombard in the third quarter of the 15th century). Leaf from a gradual, 1455-60.<br>€ 21 930 / 30 700
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Picasso, Pablo - Delgado, José alias Pepe Illo. <i>La Tauromaquia o arte de torear.</i> With 26 original aquatints and 1 original etching by Picasso.<br>€ 21 930 / 35 090
    <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Linschoten, Jan Huygen van. <i>Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien…</i> Amsterdam, 1595.<br>€ 17 540 / 26 320
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> CHILDREN’S BOOKS - Meggendorfer, Lothar. <i>Nah und Fern. Ein Tierbilderbuch zum Ziehen.</i> With 8 coloured, lithographed plates.<br>€ 530 / 790
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> DANSE MACABRE - Bille, Edmond. <i>Une Danse macabre.</i> With 20 coloured woodcuts. Lausanne, 1919. Large folio.<br>€ 610 / 880
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Dexel, Walter. A collection of 7 invitation cards from the Kunstverein Jena, each typographically designed by W. Dexel. Jena, 1924-1928. Each 10.5 x 14.8 cm.<br>€ 530 / 790
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SUPREME COURT JUSTICES]. A very extensive collection of 203 letters, documents and signatures. A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, JOHN JAY THROUGH WILLIAM REHNQUIST. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ZATTA, Antonio. <i>Atlante Novissimo.</i> Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1775-1785. ONE OF THE FINEST WORLD ATLASES issued in Italy in the 18th century. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [CHICAGO HISTORY] -- [COLUMBUS, Christopher]. Monumental historiated and embroidered panel of the MADE FOR THE 1893 COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION IN CHICAGO. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MONASTERY HILL BINDING]. AINSWORTH, William Harrison. <i>Historical Romances.</i> Philadelphia, n.d. A fine early exhibition binding by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM]. New York: Tiber Press, [1960]. 4 volumes. LIMITED EDITION, number 119 of 200 COPIES, EACH SIGNED BY THE POET AND ARTIST. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> GRATIANUS, the Canonist. <i>Decretum.</i> Venedig: Petrus de Plasiis, 25 January 1483. Second quarto edition. FIRST PAGE ILLUMINATED BY A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABOLITIONISTS]. <i>William Lloyd Garrison. The Story of his Life.</i> New York, 1885. ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM SEVERAL NOTABLE ABOLITIONISTS neatly bound in throughout. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740... 1744.</i> London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. FIRST EDITION. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> Blank railroad ledger, "Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l'Ouest" (spine title). N.p., 1909. A MONUMENTAL 20th-CENTURY ART NOUVEAU BINDING. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MINIATURE ROOM] -- [FLEMING, John (1910-1987)]. Miniature of his 57th Street Library and Gallery. JOHN F. FLEMING'S BARONIAL 57TH STREET GALLERY. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING]. CHESTERTON, G.K. <i>Five Types: A Book of Essays.</i> London, 1910. LIMITED EDITION, number 3 of 30 copies on vellum SIGNED BY GEORGE SUTCLIFFE. $400 to $500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. <i>When Adam Delved and Eve Span....</i> [Ancoats Brotherhood, 1894-5]. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies printed. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 3. Ritter's fascinating sundial world map (1610). $11500 to $13000
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 590. Ruscelli's complete, third edition atlas (1574). $8000 to $10000
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 184. Superb pictorial map of Manhattan (1953). $700 to $850
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 5. Visscher's superb world map in contemporary color (1658). $5500 to $6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 48. Sanson's highly desirable atlas of the Americas with 15 maps (1699). $5500 to $6500
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 292. Very rare zoomorphic map of Europe during WWII (1939). $1800 to $2100
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 89. Rare map of the new United States prior to signing of the Treaty of Paris (1783). $3000 to $4000
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 597. Manuscript geography book with 9 maps and colorful commentary (1834). $1500 to $2500
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 588. Land grant signed by Confederate General John Buchanan Floyd (1851). $350 to $425
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 593. First printed atlas to contain a separate map of Texas (1835). $2500 to $3250
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 297. Charming Beatles map of Liverpool (1974). $475 to $600
    <b>Old World Auctions (June 3-10):</b><br> Lot 591. Miniature atlas with 82 maps based on Duval (1678). $5500 to $6500
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Rare Book Monthly

Articles - July - 2019 Issue

Once Again: the C. H. Booth Book Fair

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120,000 items: for 5 days a goldmine of literacy

As certain as is summer, so too is the annual arrival of the Friends of C. H. Booth Book Fair, one of the most eagerly awaited book fairs in New England.  This year’s 5 day event follows the sequence of hours and offers now long established so the sale begins on Saturday July 13 and ends the following Wednesday.  Each day the terms of sale change ending on day 5 with all unsold material given to they with the fastest hands and enough cardboard boxes to stock a private library for free within an hour. 

 

Here is the official announcement.

 

The Friends of C H Booth Library are pleased to announce the 2019 edition of our book sale, at the Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, Newtown, CT. The sale will open Saturday, July 13 and continue through Wednesday July 17. Admission of $5.00 is charged on Saturday only, hours are 9.00-5.00 Saturday and Sunday.  Monday is half price day, 9.00-7.00, Tuesday is $5.00 per bag day, 9.00-7.00, Wednesday all remaining books are free from 9.00-12.00. All days are free admission except Saturday, when tickets will go on sale at 7.00 AM. There will be approximately 120,000 items offered, books, DVDs, puzzles and other media, sorted into over 90 categories, with fiction arranged alphabetically. A separate room will hold Specials and Collectibles; a partial list of each category is available at www.boothbooksale.org. Further information is available at the website, from boothbooksale@yahoo.com, or by calling 203-426-0864 or 203-426-4533.  

This is the Newtown that suffered incalculable loss in December, 2012 when a deranged shooter killed 26 including 20 six and seven year olds at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School.  In the aftermath the community united in its efforts to limit gun access and has since become a symbol of recovery.

 

Because of the charitable nature of the Book Fair it is also possible to simply give something to the event to increase the overall total.  Most years the Friends earn roughly $100,000 which is used to foster literacy and underwrite local programs.  The contact for such gifts is Mr. Renjilian and you can reach him via boothbooksale@yahoo.com, or by phone 203.426.4533.

 

As in past years the C. H. Booth has the volunteer services of John Renjilian, long time professional bookseller, who selects and prices unusual and valuable material that will be laid out in the show’s Rare Book Room.  Often, the gems disappear quickly so coming early on Saturday the 13th is recommended.

 

Here is a partial list of what will be on the shelves of the Rare Book Room No. 201.

 

 

Adams, Hannah. Abridgement of the History of New England. Boston: Etheridge & Bliss, 1807. Adams is sometimes considered the first American woman professional author. Full leather, slight wear to spine, red leather label a bit dulled. $75.00

Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales. Chicago: Belford Clarke, 1888. “A New Translation by Mrs. H. B. Paull.” An early American edition, with 12 chromolithograph plates. There is a hand-written index to the plates, giving the facing page number and (in most cases) the pages of the referent story. Rebound, probably in 1933, but the spine label which may have offered details of the collection/circumstances has been worn to illegibility except for the number 1933. Oth-erwise very good. $75.00

[Baseball] Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. The first is all or nearly all concerned with the 1947 World Series between the Yankees and Dodgers, Jackie Robinson’s rookie year, with approximately 21 double sided leaves. The second is all or nearly all concerned with the 1949 World Series, again between the Yankees and Dodgers, approximately 16 double sided leaves. Brittle scrapbook pages, some loosened, some edge chipping. A unique record. $75.00

[Baseball], see also Spalding A G.

[Churchill family] Macauley, Lord. Critical and historical Essays. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. Two volumes in one. Inscribed to "Randolph Churchill with the best wishes of Elgin [Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin] on his leaving Eton" 1865. Randolph Spencer Churchill (1849-1895) was at Eton Jan 1863 - Jul 1865. He became a prominent Tory politician, holding several

government posts; he was the father of Winston Churchill. Victor Bruce (1849-1917) was at Eton the same dates. He also had a distinguished political career, and was the grandson of the 7th Earl, responsible for bringing the Elgin Marbles to Britain. The binding is not fancy, but may well be a bespoke presentation binding, AEG, gilt dentelles; it was customary to offer such leaving gifts to friends. A monogram bookplate is present; while we can find a "C" we can not make an "RSC" and we suspect it may represent a later owner. Very good. $250.00

[Combe, William] The English Dance of Death. London: Methuen, 1903. Illustrations after Row-landson. Two volumes, together with, The English Dance of Life, same imprint. Bound in match-ing 3⁄4 red leather by John and Edward Bumpus, signed in each volume with last name only. Very good. $125.00

Conrad, Joseph. Two volumes, Typhoon and Lord Jim, both from the Doubleday Page edition of his works, 1922. Each volume is signed by Conrad on the flyleaf. Typhoon is the better (and has the better signature), with wear to the upper front hinge, with some separation; Lord Jim front cover nearly detached. The two volumes, signed, as is: $300.00

[Cookery] Two hand compiled recipe books. The first has a foundation as a friendship album, circa 1828, together with approximately 7 pp of manuscript recipes of about the same date. The unused pages of the album have been pasted over with newspaper clipped recipes, largely from a Manchester, NH, paper; we have found three internal dates in the clippings, two from 1866, one from 1862. One clipped recipe offers an unsweetened apple pie, “This makes a good Hard Times Pie.” Perhaps the most important clip is the back of one, advertising Mary Olive A Hunt, MD; “Miss Dr. Hunt attends to General Practice, but her specialties are OBSTETRICS and the DISEASES OF WOMEN”, notice of an early woman MD. The second volume is entirely handwrit-ten, probably last quarter of the 19th century. Occasional loosely inserted

clippings suggest the Boston Globe, from 1935. The covers are separated, some page loose. The two: $50.00

Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First edition, probable 2nd issue. Title page in blue and red, half title in blue, Roman numerals with Staves in Table of Con-tents. Numbers spelled out in chapter headings. Rebound in full leather by Root & Son, with original cloth covers bound in rear: "D" in Dickens is unbroken, 14-15 mm between wreath and blind stamped border decoration, with blind stamping quite pressed. With the bookplate of Ganson Goodyear Depew, Trinity Pawling 1912, Yale 1919, Yale Law 1922. Depew helped organize a Yale unit during WWI, and served as a naval aviator. He was from a wealthy family and formed a notable book collection in his short life (1895-1924), leaving some books to the Eliza-bethan Club at Yale, and dispersing others to friends. There are memorial funds in his name at both Yale and Trinity Pawling. Gilt stamped holly leaves in four spine panels, red leather title and author labels. Very good. Together with The Cricket on the Hearth, L: Bradbury and Evans for the author, 1846, ad for a New Edition of Oliver Twist, to be published 1 January. Same binding, with original convers bound in rear, Depew's bookplate. Both covers separated. To-gether with a facsimile of A Christmas Carol, Boston: Atlantic Monthly, nd (c1920), intro by A Edward Newton, very good. Together: $3,200.00

[Edzard, Dietz] D Edzard. NY: Bittner, 1948. Intro by Gerd Muehsam. Owner’s inscription, Mi-chael Merryman. Sketch on fly signed D Edzard. There are a number of extras, a double sided sketch on white cardboard; a photograph of a seated woman beneath a painting, labeled on the back “Descendant of Olaf / Painting by Frances Merryman / [sketch] / Birth of Bruce’s Photo-graphic Career / taken by Bruce Begg 1974”; a double portrait sketch initialed F F M; portrait sketch on a MoMA October 1972 calendar signed Edna; portrait sketch on the caption page for the last illustration; drawing of a hand on the rear ep with several annotations, probably per-taining to newspaper clippings

from the Bridgeport Post, 29 Dec 1958, relating to palmistry. Slightly shaken, some soiling to front cover. The lot: $450.00

Fletcher, Horace. [Collected works] Four volumes of this prolific author of nutrition and health books. All are published by Stokes, all are rebound in matching 3⁄4 leather, gilt spine decoration, the green dye faded to an even brown on the spines, all are inscribed warmly to Dr E[dward] S[anford] Gaylord, a prominent dentist in New Haven, and a former president of the National Dental Association. Fletcher devoted his life to promoting health through nutrition and proper eating habits, particularly thorough chewing, which earned him the sobriquet The Great Masti- cator. The books are: The New Glutton or Epicure (1906), The A.B-Z of Our Own Nutrition (1906) (inscribed “He taketh a film from the eyes by removing a film from the teeth and allows health to reign supreme July 1907”), The New Menticulture or the A-B-C of True Living (1906, and That Last Waif of Social Quarantine (1903); there are also two postcards from Fletcher to Gaylord, one describing a dental issue. A unique collection of a once important figure in Ameri-can popular medicine. All in very good condition. The lot: $150.00

[French law] Les Cinq Codes de l’Empire Francais. Paris: Le Prieur & Bellis fils, 1812. 708 pp, preceded by a four-page publisher’s catalog. Full leather, gilt spine with minor chipping, edge and corner wear. Lacking the portrait of Napoleon. $150.00

[Golf] Kennedy, Patrick. Golf Club Trademarks. South Burlington, VT: Thistle Books, 1984. Stated first edition. Soft covers. With an inserted card signed Many Thanks - Pat Kennedy. Fine. $100.

_____. Thomas, George C. Golf Architecture in America – Its Strategy and Construction. Far Hills, NJ: USGA, 1990. Facsimile of the 1927 edition. #19 of 1500 copies. Very good with very good slipcase. $100.00 (Two of a large number of golf books this year)

Hemingway, Ernest. A Movable Feast. NY: Scribner, nd (1964). A-3.64[H] code on copyright page, unclipped $4.95 price on jacket. Previous owner’s name on front fly, otherwise very good in good jacket. $40.00

Hochschild, Harold. Township 34. A History With Digressions of an Adirondack Township in Hamilton County in the State of New York. NY: the author, 1952. #448 of 600 copies. With the folding map inside rear cover, and the 24-page Addendum to Chapter 13 following page 170. Four-line inscription by the author, dated 9 January 1975. Fine, with little or no wear, corners and edges as new, unusual in oversize books. $600.00

Isikawa, Tairo (1766-1817). Shuchin gajo (alternately, Shuchin gacho; Collection of Precious Pictures). 1803? Volumes 1 and 2 of 3, 80 woodblock prints, many colored. Collated with the Smithsonian copy. Ex library, with the bookplate reflecting the prior collection of American sculptor John Angel, apparently only one additional accession number stamping. Occasional marginal worm trails, all images very good; side sewn binding threads loosening but solid. $800.00

Koons, Nell. Mangroves. Miami Beach, 1933. 15 halftone photos tipped in, largely of nude adult women, a few of children and flowers. Front foredge corners bumped as usual, small 1⁄2” X 1” water stain on lower spine edge of both wrappers, not affecting contents. $150.00

Larson, Jens Fredrick, and Archie MacInnes Palmer. Architectural Planning of the American College. NY: McGraw Hill, 1933. Spine slightly dulled, very good. $75.00

Lavoisne, M. [A Complete Genealogical, Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas; being a general guide to Ancient and Modern History. enlarged by the addition of several new maps of American History and Geography.] Philadelphia: Carey, 1821. Third edition. 23

double page, 10 single page, hand colored maps, plus a host of charts, tables, chronologies, etc., all hand col-ored. The highlight is the Melish map of the United States showing the American west. Lacking title page and end pages, covers worn, binding weak. Maps and other plates appear to be in good condition, with minor dings and tears, but certainly framable. $1000.00

[Maori imprint] Himene mo te Karakia ki te Atua. Auckland: Brett Printing and Publishing for Upton & Co, 1900. Stated sixth edition, first published 1883, a total of 17,000 copies in the first five editions, 10,000 in the sixth, each edition with additional hymns. Hymn book, 188 hymns, 156 p. Inscriptions on ffep, Moronai Watene, Kiri, Kiri, Branch, 17 Dec 1905; same on two rear ep, with date of 14 Jan 1906. Very good. Together with a second copy, lacking title and first leaf. $125.00

My Country’s Flag of Stars Songster. NY: Harding, nd (1896). 8 leaves, plus two songs printed verso rear wrapper. A campaign piece, various copyright dates, the latest 1896; the booklet is as much an anti- Cleveland booklet as pro-McKinley, as far as we can tell there is no mention of the latter’s name, though Grover does appear. Cleveland eventually declined to run, there is no mention of the eventual Democratic nominee, William Jennings Bryan, and we suspect the booklet is early in the year when no candidates were definite. Paper wraps, pictorial front wrap, stapled binding, slight fraying to spine but very good. $200.00

Rhoads, W M, designer. Poker, Smoke and Other Things. Chicago: Reilly & Britton, nd (c1907). “Fun by Percy Hammond and George C Wharton Abetted in Pictures, by Albert Olson[.] Rules of Poker by the Banker Recipes by Many Friends Toasts from Everywhere Mixed Drinks by the Bar-Fan”. Pictorial cover. Very good. $35.00

Spalding, A G. America’s National Game. NY: American Sports publishing, 1911. Rear gutter cracked, spine slightly dulled. Undated gift inscription ffep. $250.00

Spring, Gardiner. Memoir of Samuel John Mills. Boston: Perkins & Marvin, 1829. 2nd edition. Half leather, marbled boards. Front cover loosened but holding, some wear to covers and back-strip. $40.00 Trumbull, Benjamin. Twelve Discourses. Hartford: Hudson Goodwin, 1799. 305, including 12 pp subscription list. Corners bumped, backstrip worn and lacking most of label, but complete and solid. $100.00

Warren, Robert Penn. Audubon. NY: Random, nd (1969). First edition, number 294 of 300 cop-ies, signed by Warren. Fine, in good jacket, slipcase with slight wear. $60.00

Wilkes, Maurice V, David Wheeler and Stanley Gill. The Preparation of Programs for an Elec-tronic Digital Computer. Cambridge, MA: Addison Wesley, 1951. An earlier bookseller's in-serted catalog description offers this as "[t]he first textbook on computer programing." With the stamp pf Dr Frank M Verzuh, a computer pioneer who worked at MIT; a second stamp is by Statistical Services, dated in manuscript 21 September 1951. Some notations in the text, spine sticker "51", very good. $600.00

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  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Newton (Sir Isaac). <i>Opticks…,</i> first edition, presentation copy to Nicolas Fatio de Duillier and with his ink and pencil annotations. £300,000 to £400,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Aliotti (Girolamo). <i>Gratulatio ad Pium II pro foelici, ac secundo ex Mantuana peregrinatione reditu…,</i> illuminated manuscript on fine vellum, in Latin, Florence, 1460. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Sangorski (Alberto).- Keats (John). <i>La Belle Dame sans Merci...,</i> illuminated manuscript on vellum, magnificently bound in morocco elaborately tooled in gilt & inlaid with 137 jewels, 1928. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Miniature Book.- Taylor (John). <i>Verbum sempiternum [&] Salvator mundi,</i> 2 parts in 1, contemporary embroidered dos a dos binding, 1614. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Bodoni.- Rossi (Giovanni Gherado de). <i>Scherzi Poetici e Pittorici,</i> with original gouache drawings bound in, Neoclassical red straight-grain morocco, gilt, Parma, Bodoni, 1795. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Palladio (Andrea). <i>I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura,</i> first edition, Venice, Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570. £14,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Voyages.- Lowther (Rear Admiral Marcus, 1820-1908). An album of 166 original watercolours and drawings made on voyages between 1842 and 1853. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Darwin (Charles). <i>On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection,</i> third edition (seventh thousand), presentation copy to Robert Colgate, John Murray, 1861. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Jane Austen's Family - ?C[ooper] (E[dward], married Jane Leigh (1736-83), sister of Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827), married George Austen (1731-1805), parents of Jane Austen. Miscellanies, poems dated btwn. 1750-88.
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. June 9, 2020</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Americas.- Herrera y Tordesillas (Antonio). <i>Novus orbis, sive descriptio Indiae occidentalis,</i> 4 parts in 1 vol., Amsterdam, Colijn, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Canada.- Baker (Lt. Col. Sir Edward). An Eye Sketch of the Fall of Niagara, [c. 1795.] £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jun. 9:</b> Dance.- Caroso (Fabrizio). <i>Il Ballarino,</i> first edition, Venice, Francesco Ziletti, 1581. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States, pamphlet, 1862. Sold May 7 for $11,875.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. Sold May 7 for $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> E. Simms Campbell, A Night-Club Map of Harlem, in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. Sold May 7 for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. Sold May 7 for $5,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> The Black Panther: Black Community News Service, 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. Sold May 7 for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike, silver print, 1968. Sold May 7 for $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> March For Freedom Now!, poster for a protest on the 1960 Republican Convention. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
  • <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Renaissance Manuscript featuring two Dialogues by Plato, with translation from the Greek and learned discourse by Leonardo Bruni, called Aretino. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> Isaac Newton on the plague. Autograph Manuscript, being Newton's notes on reading Van Helmont's "De Peste." $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("A. Einstein"), to "Die 'A.E. Group' in New York" humorously accepting his role as patron saint, and offering a motto for their members. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> LOBACHEVSKY, NIKOLAI. Document Signed ("Lobachevsky"), and accomplished in Manuscript, a letter of designation in his role as Curator of Regional Education in Kazan. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WITTGENSTEIN, LUDWIG. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ludwig Wittgenstein") to Moritz Schlick discussing Gödel's incompleteness theorems. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ch Darwin") to Alexander Agassiz regarding gradation of structure in pediculariæ. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Essential Genius:<br>Ten Important Manuscripts<br>For Modern Times<br>Online June 1 – 10, 2020</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> PAULI, WOLFGANG; BOHM, DAVID. Typed Letter Signed ("W. Pauli") to physicist David Bohm offering his second and final critique of Bohm's hugely influential 1952 paper. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"), a draft of the final lines to his final poem "A Thought of Columbus." $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> KANT, IMMANUEL. Autograph Quotation Signed ("Immanuel Kant"), from an album amicorum. <i>"Quod petis in te est, ne te quaesiveris extra."</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun. 1 – 10:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. Photograph Signed ("Mark Twain") and Inscribed, with the witty aphorism, "Admonitions—harvested from the wisdom of the ages: Physician, heal thyself. Patient, heel thyself." $10,000 to $15,000.

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