Potter and Potter Auctions: Spring Magic Auction - Books, Posters, Prints, Letters, Photos - Online, 51819, Chicago

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019
Page Size: 140 items in 6 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Albo, Robert.

Classic Magic Series, Vols. 1—8.

San Francisco1973/2005. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,200.00
2Albo, Robert.

Classic Magic Supplement II, Vol. VIII.

San Francisco1989USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 60.00
3Blitz, Signor (Antonio van Zandt).

Life and Adventures of Signor Blitz.

Hartford1872USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
4

[Blow Book] Magic Picture Book.

Germanca. 1880s. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
5

[Blow Book] Bilder-Zauberei.

Germanca. 1890s. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
6

[Book Test] Brain Echo.

Columbus1948USD 100.00 - 200.00Not Sold
7Borwig & Horster.

Magic Catalog/Price list.

Dresden1894USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 84.00
8

The Boy’s Own Book: A Complete Encyclopedia of Sports and Pastimes.

London1886USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 60.00
9Burger, Eugene and Jeff McBride.

Mystery School.

Seattle2003USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 300.00
10Burne, S. Wynne. (pseud. Stanley Collins).

Anthology of Love Poems.

London[1929]. USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
11

Catalog No. 20 Heaney’s Latest Tricks, Magic, and Sensational Escapes.

Berlinca. 1922USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 72.00
12Caveney, Mike with Ricky Jay and James Steinmeyer; and Noel Daniel (ed.).

Magic: 1400s-1950s.

Los Angeles2009USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
13

Collectors’ Bulletin. Roger Montandon. N1 - N18

1959- 1964. USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 150.00
14Harry Houdini, editor.

Conjurers’ Monthly Magazine. Loose issues. V1 N1 – V1 N12

1906-1907USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 270.00
15Dawes, Edwin A.

and Michael Bailey (eds.) Circle Without End: The Magic Circle 1905 – 2005.

London2005USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 210.00
16Downs, T. Nelson.

Modern Coin Manipulation.

New York[1900]. USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 240.00
17

El Mago De Los Salones.

Barcelona1890USD 50.00 - 100.00USD 150.00
18Endless Amusement.

A Collection of Nearly 400 Entertaining Experiments.

London ca. 1825USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 108.00
19

Endless Amusements.

Halifax1835USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 120.00
20Ennemoser, Joseph.

The History of Magic.

London1854USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
21Erdnase, S.W.

The Expert at the Card Table.

[Chicago]1902USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 5,280.00
22Forrester, Stephen.

A Bibliography of Magic Classics.

Calgary1993USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
23Gardner, Martin.

Martin Gardner Presents.

[Silver Spring]1993USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
24

Magicol (New Series).

1973-2004. USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 180.00
25

Group of 11 German Magic Books.

V.p.ca. 1890s/1900s. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Sergio Trujillo Magnenat, <i>Bogotá 1938 / IV Centenario / Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos,</i> 1938. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>McQueen Drives Porsche,</i> designer unknown, 1970. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>Joe Bridge, <i>Bignan / A Des Ailes,</i> 1921. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Graham Simmons, <i>The Army Isn’t All Work,</i> 1919. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Je ne fume que le nil,</i> 1912. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>Attack of the 50 ft. Woman,</i> designer unknown, 1958. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Raymond Tooby, <i>Festival Guiness / Have You Tried One Yet?,</i> 1952. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Francisco Tamagno, <i>Terrot & Co. / Dijon / Cycles Motorettes,</i> 1909. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>A. Hori, Oakland / General Motors, circa 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Travel? Adventure? Answer – Join the Marines!,</i> circa 1918. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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