• <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> CLEMENS, SAMUEL L. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.</i> Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1876. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> BATEMAN, JAMES. <i>The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.</i> London: J. Ridgway & Sons for the author, [1837]-1843. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> WHITMAN, WALT. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn: [For the author by Andrew and James Rome,] 1855. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> LEE, HARPER. Three “Seckatary Hawkins”-related books inscribed and signed by Harper Lee. $60,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> POE, EDGAR ALLAN. <i>The Raven.</i> New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. $120,000 to $180,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Churchill (Winston) & Others. 1944 Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ Conference, 27 April 1944. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses.</i> First English edition, 1922. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Belzoni (Giovanni Battista). <i>Plates Illustrated of the Researches and Operations...in Egypt and Nubia,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1821-1822. £14,375 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Astor (John Jacob). A collection of rare letters, 9 January 1812- 4 September 1837. £26,000 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first issue, 1997. £27,500 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Royal Family. Photograph of Queen Elizabeth, George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, signed, 1946. £3,640 inc Buyers Premium.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Seeking Consignments.</b> Collodi (Carlo). <i>Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino,</i> FIRST EDITION, 1883. £8,401 inc Buyers Premium.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Currier & Ives, <i>The Mississippi in Time of Peace,</i> hand-colored lithograph, 1865. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Hartmann Schedel, <i>Liber Cronicarum...,</i> Nuremberg, 1493. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Claudius Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographicae Enarrationis Libri Octo,</i> Lyons, 1535. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Thomas Jefferys, <i>The American Atlas,</i> London, 1776-77. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> John Speed, <i>A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World,</i> 20 miniature maps, London, 1665. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> <i>Biblia Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Durch D. Martin Luther Verteutscht,</i> illustrated cartographic Bible, Basel, 1665. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Early Hawaiian-language school geography, Lahainaluna Seminary, 1840. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Cornelis de Jode, <i>Africae Vera Forma, et Situs,</i> Antwerp, 1593. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Maria Vincenzo Coronelli, <i>America Settentrionale Colle Nuove Scoperte Sin All Anno,</i> Venice, 1688. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Christoph Volkamer, <i>Nürnbergische Hesperides,</i> Nuremberg, 1708-1714. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Johann Bayer, <i>Uranometria, Omnium Asterismorum Continens Schemata...,</i> 51 celestial charts, c. 1603. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 17:</b> Manuscript map of Commodore Perry’s Black Ship squadron at Edo Bay, with manuscript sketchbook, ink & watercolor, Japan, c. 1853. $2,500 to $3,500.

Heritage Auctions: Rare Currency, 4016, Hong Kong

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/04/2019 - 12/06/2019
Page Size: 855 items in 35 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26001

French Afars & Issas Tresor Public, Djibouti 5000 Francs ND (1969) Pick 30 PCGS Very Fine 30PPQ.

ND(1969) USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 516.00
26002

French Afars & Issas Tresor Public, Djibouti 1000 Francs ND (1974) Pick 32 PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND(1974) USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,230.00
26003

French Afars & Issas Tresor Public, Djibouti 1000 Francs ND (1974) Pick 32 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

ND(1974) USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 384.00
26004

French India Banque de l'Indochine 1 Roupie 8.9.1945 Pick 4s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1945USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 2,100.00
26005

French India Banque de l'Indochine 5 Roupies ND (1946) Pick 5b PMG Very Fine 30.

ND(1946) USD 900.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,440.00
26006

French India Banque de l'Indochine 5 Roupies ND (1937) Pick 5s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND(1937) USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,800.00
26007

French India Banque de l'Indochine 50 Rupees / Roupies ND (1936) Pick 7s Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND(1936) USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 3,600.00
26008

French India Banque de l'Indochine 50 Rupees / Roupies ND (1936) Pick 7s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND(1936) USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,760.00
26009

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Haiphong; Saigon 1 Piastre ND (1903-09) (2); Pick 13a; 34a Two Examples PMG Very Fine 20 Net; PCGS Very Fine 30.

ND(1903-09) USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 2,520.00
26010

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Haiphong 1 Piastre 1901 (ND 1909-21) Pick 13b PMG Very Fine 25.

ND1909-21) USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 432.00
26011

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Haiphong; Saigon 5; 20 Piastres 12.7.1913; 5.5.1917 Pick 16b; 38b Two Examples PCGS Fine 12; Fine 15.

1913;1917USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 810.00
26012

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Haiphong 100 Piastres 6.5.1911 Pick 18 PMG Very Fine 30.

1911USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 7,200.00
26013

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Haiphong 5 Piastres 27.5.1920 ND (1926-27) Pick 19 PCGS Very Fine 25.

1920USD 1,750.00 - 2,250.00USD 1,680.00
26014

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Haiphong 100 Piastres 1.9.1925 Pick 20 PMG Very Fine 30.

1925USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,960.00
26015

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine 100 Dollars = 100 Piastres 21.1.1875 (ND c.1877-93) Pick 23pe "Printer's Essay" PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

1875, (NDc1877-93)USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 9,600.00
26016

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 1 Dollar = 1 Piastre ND (1900-03) Pick 27 PCGS Extremely Fine 45.

ND(1900-03) USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,360.00
26017

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 20 Dollars = 20 Piastres 3.9.1898 Pick 30 PMG Very Fine 25.

1898USD 3,500.00 - 4,500.00USD 5,520.00
26018

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 100 Dollars = 100 Piastres 9.3.1903 Pick 32 PMG Very Fine 25.

1903USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 20,400.00
26019

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 100 Piastres 19.3.1907 Pick 33 PCGS Very Fine 20.

1907USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,300.00
26020

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 1 Piastre ND (1903-21) Pick 34a PCGS About New 53.

ND(1903-21) USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 324.00
26021

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 1 Piastre ND (1909-21) Pick 34b Two Examples PMG Choice About Unc 58 Net; PCGS Apparent Choice About New 55.

ND(1909-21) USD 600.00 - 800.00USD 780.00
26022

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 1 Piastre 1901 (ND 1909-21) Pick 34b Two Examples PMG About Uncirculated 55 Net.

ND1909-21) USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,020.00
26023

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 1 Piastre 1891 (ND 1909-21) Pick 34s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

ND1909-21) USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,280.00
26024

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 20 Piastres 8.6.1905 Pick 36 PMG Very Fine 25.

1905USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 3,600.00
26025

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Saigon 20 Piastres 15.3.1907 Pick 36 PCGS Very Fine 20.

1907USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,800.00
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> [EINSTEIN, ALBERT]; JOHN GRAUDENZ [PHOTOGRAPHER]. Photographic portrait of Albert Einstein by John Graudenz, taken circa 1928. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> ENIGMA M4. A fully operational four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine. Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany, Heimsoeth und Rinke, 1942. $300,000 to $500,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> FEYNMAN, RICHARD P. <i>“Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman”. Adventures of a Curious Character.</i> New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1985. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> An intact egg of the Aepyornis Maximus, or Elephant Bird. Pre-17th century, Madagascar. $35,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 17:</b> Palm frond with fish. Green River Formation, Wyoming, United States. <i>Sabalites sp.,</i> and <i>Diplomystus dentatus</i> Cenozoic, Eocene (53-33 million years ago). $60,000 to $70,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Dec. 18:</b> <i>The Birds of America; from Original Drawings by John James Audubon</i> $6,000,000 to $8,000,000.
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