Potter and Potter Auctions: Fine Books and Manuscripts, 1103, Chicago

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Auction Date
10/10/2020 - 10/10/2020
Page Size: 894 items in 36 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Audubon’s Birds of America.

New York1981USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 900.00
2AUDUBON, John James

The Original Water-Color Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds of America.

New York1966USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 600.00

[BIRDS AND ANIMALS] Group of 37 British and American Natural History Prints of Birds and Animals.

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
4 ROBINSON, Alan James

Game Fishes: Seven Etchings Hand-Watercolored.

Easthampton, MAn.d. (1983)USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 720.00
5DARWIN, Charles

The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom.

New York1877USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
6DARWIN, Charles

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

London1860USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 11,400.00
7DARWIN, Charles

The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication.

London1868USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 660.00
8DARWIN, Erasmus

Phytologia; or the Philosophy of Agriculture and Gardening.

London1800USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00

Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries.

Washington, DC1938USD 125.00 - 200.00USD 120.00
10 HUMBOLDT, Alexander von

A geognostical essay on the superposition of rocks, in both hemispheres.

London1823USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
11 VERRILL, Alpheus Hyatt

Original Illustration Frontispiece Artwork for “Strange Animals and Their Stories”.

1939USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 240.00
12 HALL, James

The Natural History of New York.

Albany1842/67. USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
13 HAWKINS, Thomas

The Book of the Great Sea-Dragons, Ichthyosauri and Plesiosauri…Extinct Monsters of the Ancient Earth.

London: 1840USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 7,200.00
14WALCOTT, Mary Vaux

North American Wild Flowers.

Washington1925USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 900.00

A Synopsis of Husbandry…

London1799USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 120.00
16BLITH, Walter

The English Improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed…

London1653USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
17BORDLEY, John Beale

Essays and Notes on Husbandry and Rural Affairs.

Philadelphia1799USD 100.00 - 200.00Not Sold
18BOUTCHER, William

A Treatise on Forest Trees…

Edinburgh1778USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 240.00
19BRADLEY, Richard

A Complete Body of Husbandry; Collected from the Practice and Expertise of the Most Considerable Farmers in Britain…

London1727USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
20BRADLEY, Richard

A General Treatise of Husbandry and Gardening...

London1726USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 180.00
21BROWN, Robert

Treatise on Rural Affairs; Being the Substance of the Article Agriculture…

Edinburgh1811USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 60.00
22CLARKE, Cuthbert

The True Theory and Practice of Husbandry…

London1777USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00

The Husbandry of the Ancients.

Edinburgh1788USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00

General View of the Agriculture in the Counties of Roxburgh and Selkirk…

Edinburgh1798USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
25ELLIS, William

The Modern Husbandman, or, The Practice of Farming.

London1744USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 270.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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