Lion Heart Autographs: Hidden Away for Decades, Two Extraordinary Autograph Collections Are Now Back on the Market, 42821, New York, NY

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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/28/2021 - 04/28/2021
Page Size: 178 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ABRAHAMS, HAROLD M.

Rare Letter by "Chariots of Fire" Hero Harold Abrahams

London1931USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 1,092.50
2ADAMS, ANSEL.

Ansel Adams on Death of Composer Henry Cowell

Carmel1966USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 230.00
3ADAMS, HENRY B.

Henry Adams to “only truly cultured woman in America”

WashingtonN.d. (“Thursday”)USD 500.00 - 600.00USD 632.50
4ADAMS, HENRY.

Henry Adams to the Rescue!

WashingtonN.d. (After 1885)USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 747.50
5ADAMS, JOHN.

VP John Adams and the War Between France and Britain “What shall I say of the affairs of the World? Silence I believe is wisdom. For heaven’s sake let us Americans be neutral. We can do nothing but mischief by intermeddling with any side”

Quincy1795USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 26,450.00
6ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.

4 Weeks before Death, J.Q. Adams Writes Unknown Lady Friend

Washington1840USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 805.00
7ADAMS, SAMUEL.

Founding Father Samuel Adams in 1795 as Mass. Gov.

Boston1795USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,840.00
8ALBERS, JOSEF.

ALS by Bauhaus Artist, Josef Albers, on his “early and very rare glass painting.”

New Haven1963USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 402.50
9ALBERT, PRINCE.

Earliest Known Autograph of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s Consort, from the age of 18 or 19

Bonn1838USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 1,150.00
10ALLENBY, EDMUND H.H.

FM Allenby ALS to Former US Consul General in Egypt

London [1928]USD 450.00 - 550.00USD 402.50
11BALANCHINE, GEORGE.

Signed Balanchine Ballet Slippers from “The Nutcracker”

N.p. [New York]N.d. [c. 1970s.] USD 1,500.00 - 1,700.00Not Sold
12BALDWIN, JAMES.

James Baldwin in Exile: “Don’t let the bull-shit get you down, and take care of each other, because everyone of us is needed.”

Saint-Paul-de-Vence1980USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 2,875.00
13BARNUM, P(HINEAS) T(AYLOR).

Barnum & Wife Sell Property to Wealthy Hotchkiss Family

Fairfield1868USD 800.00 - 900.00Not Sold
14BARTOK, BELA.

Bartók Signed Program from Premiere of “Mikrokosmos” Selections in the U.S.

(Huntingdon, Pennsylvania)1940USD 700.00 - 800.00USD 632.50
15BECKETT, SAMUEL.

Scarce Beckett ALS Assisting French artisit Jean Demélier

Paris1965USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 460.00
16BEN-GURION, DAVID.

Ben-Gurion Sends Rosh Hoshana Message to Israeli Citizen

N.p.USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 632.50
17BEN-GURION, DAVID.

Ben-Gurion “right of free access to the Western Wall - the most historic, precious and sacred place for the Jewish people” to Prime Minister Moshe Sharett

Hakirya, Tel Aviv1955USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00USD 4,255.00
18BERLIN, IRVING.

Irving Berlin to Annie Oakley’s Debbie Reynolds

N.p.1979USD 450.00 - 550.00USD 632.50
19BIALIK, HIYAM.

Rare Signed Photograph of Poet Hiyam Bialik, “The most outstanding figure in modern Hebrew literature”

N.p.1933USD 200.00 - 250.00Not Sold
20BIALIK, HIYAM.

Second Signed Photograph of Poet Hiyam Bialik, “The most outstanding figure in modern Hebrew literature”

N.p.1933USD 200.00 - 250.00Not Sold
21BINGHAM, WILLIAM.

Wealthiest Man in 18th C. America, William Bingham

Philadelphia1793USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 747.50
22BONAPARTE, JOSEPH.

Napoleon’s Brother, former King of Spain Writes from NJ Estate

Point Breeze1821USD 300.00 - 350.00USD 460.00
23BORN, MAX.

Nobel Prize Winner Max Born to Prominent Polish Physicist Kasimir Fajans

Bad Pyrmont1966USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 690.00
24BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET.

Margaret Bourke White America’s first female war photojournalist

Darien1954USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 862.50
25BRIGHT, RICHARD.

Discoverer of Bright’s Disease Affectionate Autograph Letter to his Daughter

(London)[1855]USD 900.00 - 1,000.00USD 920.00
  • <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>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
  • <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> 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.
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