Second Story Books: Presidents and Leaders: Signed Books and First Editions, 13021, Rockville

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Auction Date
01/30/2021 - 01/30/2021
Page Size: 121 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Dean Acheson.

Sketches from Life of Men I Have Known.

New York1959, 1960, 1961USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 96.00

United States-Norway Arbitration Under the Special Agreement of June 30, 1921.

Washington1922USD 150.00 - 250.00Not Sold
3Madeleine Albright.

The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America: God, and World Affairs.

New York2006USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 90.00
4Buzz Aldrin. Illustrated by Wendell Minor.

Reaching for the Moon.

New York2005USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
5Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham.

Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home From the Moon.

New York2009USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
6Kofi Annan with Nader Mousavizadeh.

Interventions: A Life in War and Peace.

New York2012USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
7Anwar el-Sadat.

In Search of Identity: An Autobiography.

New York1978USD 750.00 - 1,000.00USD 480.00
8Ray Stannard Baker.

What Wilson Did at Paris.

Garden City1919USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
9Albert J. Beveridge.

Abraham Lincoln.

Boston and New York1928USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
10Albert J. Beveridge.

Abraham Lincoln: 1809-1858.

Boston and New York1928USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,020.00
11Albert J. Beveridge.

The Life of John Marshall.

Boston and New York1919USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 510.00
12Albert J. Beveridge.

Pass Prosperity Around.

New York1912USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
13Eugene V. Brewster.

The Passing of Woodrow Wilson.

Brooklyn1924USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
14Henry Lord Brougham et al.

Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Philadelphia1839USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
15John Brown.

John Bunyan: His Life, Times and Work.

London1886?. USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 480.00
16Zbigniew Brezinski.

Out of Control.

Connecticut1993USD 250.00 - 400.00USD 600.00
17Warren E. Burger.

The Special Skills of Advocacy: Are Specialized Training and Certification of Advocates Essential to Our System of Justice?.

Fordham University School of Law. USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 180.00
18Barbara Bush.

Barbara Bush: A Memoir.

New York1994USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 90.00
19George Bush.

All the Best: My Life in Letters and Other Writings.

New York1999USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 450.00
20George W. Bush.

41: A Portrait of My Father.

New York2014USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 480.00
21George W. Bush.

A Charge to Keep.

New York1999USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 240.00
22Jimmy Carter.

Sources of Strength: Meditations on Scripture for a Living Faith.

New York1997USD 300.00 - 450.00USD 330.00
23Jimmy Carter.

Beyond the White House .

New York2007USD 250.00 - 400.00USD 600.00
24Rosalynn Carter.

First Lady from Plains.

Boston1984USD 150.00 - 250.00Not Sold
25Dick Cheney with Liz Cheney.

In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir.

New York2011USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 900.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Chaim Weizmann. Autograph letter signed, to General Sir Gilbert Clayton, 6 September 1918. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Sir Winston Churchill. Autograph letter signed, to Pamela, Lady Lytton, 1942. £20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Collection of a Connoisseur:<br>History in Manuscript, Part 2<br>27 April 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Oscar Wilde. Five autograph letters signed, to Alsager Vian, 1887. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Napoleon I. Letter signed to Admiral Ganteaume, ordering the invasion of England, 22 August 1805. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b><br>Horatio, Viscount Nelson, and Emma Hamilton. Two autograph letter signed, to Catherine and George Matcham, 1805. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
  • <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 54. Fanciful engraving of earth's interior with magma core and errupting volcanoes (1682). $1500 to $1800.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 165. Rare state of Jefferys' influential map of New England in contemporary color (1755). $8000 to $9500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 177. Mouzon's foundation map of the Carolinas (1775). $10000 to $13000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 183. Very rare first state of De Fer's map of the Lower Mississippi Valley (1715). $20000 to $25000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 253. Scarce Scottish edition based on Ellicott's plan of Washington, D.C. (1796). $2400 to $3000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 313. Stunning view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann (1850). $3250 to $4250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 338. Rare Civil War map based on Bucholtz map of Virginia (1862). $9500 to $12000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 667. First map to accurately show Luzon in Philippines (1590). $6000 to $7500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 682. Rare map of Shanghai International Settlement published just after WWI (1918). $7000 to $9000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 738. Coronelli's superb map of the Pacific showing the Island of California (1697) Est. $2400 - $3000
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 743. A cornerstone piece in the mapping of Australia and New Zealand (1726) Est. $6000 - $7500
    <b>Old World Auctions (April 28):</b><br>Lot 781. An uncommon signature during Jefferson's Governorship of Virginia (1779) Est. $9500 - $11000
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