Swann Galleries: Fine Books and Autographs, 2559, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/25/2021 - 02/25/2021
Page Size: 269 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26EINSTEIN, ALBERT

EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed Letter Signed, "A. Einstein," to Dr. Isidor W. Held,

Princeton1945USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 7,000.00
27GANDHI, MOHANDAS K

GANDHI, MOHANDAS K. Letter Signed, "MKGandhi," to Edmund Elmar Mack ("Dear Mr. Mack"), in English,

Sevagram1940USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 8,750.00
28BANTING, FREDERICK

(MEDICINE.) BANTING, FREDERICK. Two items: Brief Typed Letter Signed * Bookplate Signed.

Toronto1940; NpUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,170.00
29BROCA, PAUL

(MEDICINE.) BROCA, PAUL. Autograph Letter Signed, "PBroca," to "My dear friend," in French,

Paris1880USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 390.00
30COOPER, ASTLEY

(MEDICINE.) COOPER, ASTLEY. Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Birch,

London1812?USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 100.00
31CORVISART, JEAN-NICOLAS

(MEDICINE.) CORVISART, JEAN-NICOLAS. Two Autograph Letters Signed, in French.

Np; Milan1804; 1905USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 281.00
32CURIE, MARIE

(MEDICINE.) CURIE, MARIE. Brief Typed Letter Signed, "M. Curie," to Otto Glasser in Cleveland, in French:

Paris1928USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 4,680.00
33CUSHING, HARVEY

(MEDICINE.) CUSHING, HARVEY. Typed Letter Signed, "H.C.," to Dr. Henry Barton Jacobs,

Boston1920USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 875.00
34FLEMING, ALEXANDER

(MEDICINE.) FLEMING, ALEXANDER. Two items: Brief Autograph Note Signed * Clipped Signature.

Westminster; Np1949; ndUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 375.00
35FREUD, SIGMUND

(MEDICINE.) FREUD, SIGMUND. Partly-printed Note Signed, "Prof. Freud," to Gabriele Gräfin von Wilczek [from envelope], sending thanks f

Vienna1926USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,750.00
36FREUD, SIGMUND

(MEDICINE.) FREUD, SIGMUND. Autograph Note Signed, "Freud," to an unnamed recipient, in German:

Vienna1930USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,250.00
37LAENNEC, RENÉ THÉOPHILE

(MEDICINE.) LAENNEC, RENÉ THÉOPHILE. Autograph Document Signed, "RTHLaennecMD," a prescription

Np1814USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,375.00
38LISTER, JOSEPH

(MEDICINE.) LISTER, JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed, to "My dear Father,"

Glasgow1866USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 10,000.00
39LISTER, JOSEPH

(MEDICINE.) LISTER, JOSEPH. Letter Signed, to anatomist Julius Victor Carus ("My dear Professor Carus"),

USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 531.00
40MAYO, WILLIAM J

(MEDICINE.) MAYO, WILLIAM J. Brief Typed Letter Signed, "W.J. Mayo," to Dr. F.H. Garrison,

Rochester, MN1934USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 100.00
41NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE

(MEDICINE.) NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE. Autograph Letter Signed, to "My dear Mrs. Fowler" [wife of Dr. Richard Fowler?],

Np1861USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 6,000.00
42OSLER, WILLIAM

(MEDICINE.) OSLER, WILLIAM. Typed Letter Signed, "WmOsler," to "Dear Mrs. Briscoe,"

Oxford1916USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 688.00
43RUSH, BENJAMIN

(MEDICINE.) RUSH, BENJAMIN. Autograph Note Signed, "Benj'n Rush," to an unnamed recipient:

Np1807USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 780.00
44SMITH, NATHAN RYNO

(MEDICINE.) SMITH, NATHAN RYNO. Two Autograph Documents Signed, "NRSmith," each a receipt for $100 tuition from Aaron Friedenwold.

Baltimore1858; 1859USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 113.00
45

(MEDICINE.) Group of over 40 items Signed, Inscribed, or Signed and Inscribed, by mostly 19th- and 20th-century American or European ph

VpvdUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,625.00
46RICKOVER, HYMAN G

RICKOVER, HYMAN G. Typed Letter Signed, "H.G. Rickover," to Fern Bernstein,

At Sea / North Atlantic1964USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 182.00
47HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL; JR

(SUPREME COURT.) HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL; JR. Autograph Letter Signed, "OWHolmes," to "Dear Sir," declining an invitation.

Beverly Farms1901USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 594.00
48HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL; JR

(SUPREME COURT.) HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL; JR. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "EdwardBroom[?] / from OWHolmes,"

Np1926USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 406.00
49

(SUPREME COURT.) Group of 9 U.S. Supreme Court cards, each Signed by a Justice, most from the Warren Court.

NpndUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 750.00
50

(SUPREME COURT.) Sheet Signed by each of the nine Justices of the Hughes Court.

Np1932?USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,063.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>12/13 May<br>Printed Books, Maps & Prints, Numismatic Books from the Milne-Henderson Collection</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Mariette (Pierre-Jean). <i>Traité des pierres gravées / Recueil des pierres gravées...,</i> 2 vols., 1750. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> [Bryant, Jacob & William Cole]. <i>Gemmarum Antiquarum Delectus, [Marlborough Gems],</i> 2 volumes, [privately printed, 1780-83], £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Caylus (Anne Claude Philippe, Comte de). <i>Recueil d'Antiquités Egyptiennes, Estrusques, Grecques et Romaines,</i> 7 volumes, Paris, 1756-67, £700 to £1,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>12/13 May<br>Printed Books, Maps & Prints, Numismatic Books from the Milne-Henderson Collection</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Devonshire Gems. <i>Duke of Devonshire's Collection of Gems,</i> privately printed, c. 1790, [one of 8 copies], £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Goltz (Hubert). <i>Le Vive Imagini di tutti quasi gl'Imperatori,</i> Antwerp, 1557, £500 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Manuscript. <i>An Explanation of Dassier's Medals, by Charlotte Hanbury,</i> c. 1795-1800, £700 to £1,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>12/13 May<br>Printed Books, Maps & Prints, Numismatic Books from the Milne-Henderson Collection</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Paoletti (Bartolomeo and Pietro). A collection of 300 plaster cameos presented in 7 leather-bound double-sided faux book boxes, Rome, c. 1820, £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Mayer (Luigi). <i>Views in Egypt, from the Original Drawings, in the Possession of Sir Robert Ainslie,</i> London: Thomas Bensley for R. Bowyer, 1805, £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Blaeu (Willem Janszoon & Johannes). <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive Atlas novus, pars quarta</i> [England and Wales], Amsterdam: Johannem Blaeu, 1648, £6,000 to £8,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>12/13 May<br>Printed Books, Maps & Prints, Numismatic Books from the Milne-Henderson Collection</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Reuter (O.M. & Mela, A.J.). <i>Finlands Fiskar. The Fishes of Finland,</i> 12 parts (complete), Helsingfors: G.W. Edlund, 1883-93, £500 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> Lunardi (Vincenzo). <i>An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England,</i> 2nd edition, London: Printed for the Author, 1784, £700 to £1,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, 12/13 May:</b> North America. Jansson (Jan). <i>Virginiae partis Australis et Floridae partis Orientalis,</i> circa 1641. £400 to £600.
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Bibliothèque littéraire<br>Hubert Heilbronn<br>11 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Breton, André. <i>Nadja.</i> Paris, N.R.F., Gallimard, 1928. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> [Stendhal, Henri Beyle dit]. <i>Le Rouge et le Noir,</i> chronique du XIXe siècle. Paris, Levavasseur, 1831. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Dumas, Alexandre. <i>Les Trois mousquetaires.</i> 1844. 8 vols. In 4. Paris, Baudry, 1844. €30,000 to €50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Mallarmé, Stéphane -- Edgar Allan Poe. <i>Les Poèmes d’Edgar Poe.</i> Bruxelles, Edmond Deman, 1888. €18,000 to €25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s May 11:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Le côté de Guermantes II. Sodome et Gomorrhe I. [and] Sodome et Gomorrhe II.</i> Paris, N.R.F., 1921 et 1922. €20,000 to €30,000.
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