• <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>26th-29th of October 2021</b>
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Manuscripts and autographs
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Artist books
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Cars & more
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th:</b><br>Magazines
    <b>Gonnelli Auction 31, Oct. 28th- 29th:</b><br>Books from XV to XX Century
  • <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS REVEALS HIS SPIRITUAL SIDE. Autograph Letter to Tim Brown, 1974. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> DIDEROT, DENIS. 1713-1784; & JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT. 1717-1783, EDITORS. <i>Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers.</i> $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Evanston, Illinois: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE, 1982. Earliest known to appear at auction. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> TRINITY PROJECT: STAFFORD L. WARREN. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> JIMMY HARE PHOTOGRAPH OF WRIGHT FLYER SIGNED BY BOTH WRIGHT BROTHERS, 1908. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> HAGELIN CX-52 CIPHER MACHINE, Type D, Switzerland, Crypto AG, 1950s, no 33454. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> FEYNMAN WORKING ON QUARK THEORY. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> STEVE JOBS SETS THE STAGE FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING. Signed document, 1982. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> MEMORYMOOG PLUS, THE CLASSIC ANALOG POLYSYNTH OF THE 1980S. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Nov. 3:</b> WRIGHT BROTHERS: DAYTON 1909, <i>The Nation State and City Welcome the World's Greatest Aviators.</i> $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>The Ricky Jay Collection<br>October 27 & 28, 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> "Remarkable Persons". A remarkable collection of remarkable characters. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Scot, Reginald. A serious debunking witchcraft and demonology. $50,000 to $70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> (Buchinger, Matthias). Buchinger's own family tree. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Bibrowski, Stephan. Most likely reading A Midsummer Night's Dream. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Oct. 27-28:</b> Kellar, Harry (Heinrich Keller). Kellar loses his head. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). <i>Micrographia: Or Some Psychological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.</i> London: for James Allestry, 1667. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [THE FEDERALIST PAPERS]. -- [HAMILTON, Alexander, James MADISON and John JAY. <i>The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution…</i> $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> FUCHS, Leonhart (1501-1566). <i>Histoire des Plantes de M. Leonhart Fuschsius, avec les noms Grecs, Latins & Fraçoys.</i> Paris: Arnold Byrkman, 1549. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> AUDEBERT, Jean Baptiste (1759-1800). <i>Histoire naturelle des singes et des makis.</i> Paris: Desray, An XIII [1799-1800]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>Journals of the Congress...</i>Volume I (Sept. 5, 1774-Jan. 1, 1776) through Volume XIII (November 1787-November 1788). $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [UNITED STATES CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. <i>The Journals of the Proceedings of Congress. Held at Philadelphia, from January to May, 1776.</i> $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [TEXAS]. <i>Map of Bexar County, Texas.</i> San Antonio and Austin: Samuel Maverick & John H. Traynham, 1889. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> GARDNER, Alexander (1821-1882). Imperial albumen Photograph. <i>Scenes in the Indian Country</i> [Fort Laramie]. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> WILLIAMS, H. Noel. <i>Madame Recamier and her Friends.</i> London and New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b><center>Hindman:<br>Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>November 9-10, 2021
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. <i>The Holy Bible. Containing All the Books of the Old and New Testaments.</i> North Hatfield, MA and New York City: Pennyroyal Caxton Press, 1999. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [PRINTS]. MOSER, Barry. Alice in Her Sister’s Reverie. [1982]. 433 x 552 mm. Signed and captioned by Moser in pencil, designated artist’s proof (“ap”). $1,000 to $1,500.
    16 <b>Hindman, Nov. 9-10:</b> [MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. A group of 4 wood-engraved plates for the Pennyroyal Press edition <i>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.</i> [West Hatfield, MA: Pennyroyal Press, 1985]. $600 to $800.

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Auction Date
10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
Page Size: 506 items in 21 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Cook (Captain James) and King (Captain James)

A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN

London1785USD 9,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
2Sarah Gertrude Millin

FINE SARAH GERTRUDE MILLIN COLLECTION

London and elswhere1921 - 1965USD 9,000.00 - 12,000.00Not Sold
3Huggins (William)

ON THE RESULTS OF SPECTRUM ANALYSIS

London[1866]USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
4Andrews (Henry Charles)

COLOURED ENGRAVINGS OF HEATHS

London1802 and 1804USD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
5Julien Cain, Fernand Mourlot & Charles Sorlier

THE LITHOGRAPHS OF CHAGALL - VOLUMES I - IV. WITH 28 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS

Monte Carlo, Boston & New York1960 - 1974USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
6CARLO GIANGOLINO DA FANO

TRAVEL SICILY MESSINA MIDDLE EAST TURKEY AFGHANISTAN - HEDENGRAFIA OVERO DESCRITTIONE DEL PARADISO TERRESTRE

MESSINA1649USD 2,800.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
7Irma Stern

CONGO - ONE OF 300 SIGNED. JOHANNES MEINTJES' COPY

Pretoria1943USD 2,500.00 - 2,800.00USD 1,838.00
8

POW HANDICRAFTS: WOODEN OX WAGON

USD 2,000.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
9Dalene Marais - Compiler

MAGGIE LAUBSER - HER PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND GRAPHICS

Johannesburg1994USD 1,500.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,200.00
10Rev. F. O. Morris

A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS - FIRST EDITION - SIX VOLUMES

London1851 - 1862USD 1,800.00 - 2,200.00USD 1,000.00
11H. B. M. Coetsee

Boer Prisoner of War Carved Slate

23 My Jaar 1901USD 1,200.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
12Barrow (John)

TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

London1806USD 700.00 - 800.00USD 762.00
13Joseph Conrad

THE WORKS OF JOSEPH CONRAD - ONE OF 780 SIGNED SETS OF 20 VOLUMES

London1921 - 1927USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
14George Bernard Shaw

GENEVA - INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY

London1939USD 1,000.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
15Robert Hodgins & Others

ROBERT HODGINS - LIMITED DE-LUXE SIGNED EDITION

Cape Town2002USD 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
16John Dronsfield

JOHN DRONSFIELD'S TWO AFRICAN IMPROVISATION BOOKS - FIFTEEN & FIFTY

Cape Town1956USD 700.00 - 800.00Not Sold
17Bogaert (Abraham)

HISTORISCHE REIZEN DOOR D'OOSTERSCHE DEELEN VAN ASIA,

T’ Amsterdam1711USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 945.00
18Le Vaillant (François)

REIZE IN DE BINNENLANDEN VAN AFRIKA,

Te Leyden en Amsterdam1791- 1798USD 600.00 - 700.00USD 550.00
19Huggins, William John

GRAHAMS TOWN-ALBANY [aquatint]:

London1833USD 550.00 - 550.00USD 500.00
20A Kerim. Hasso Brothers

Camera Studies in Iraq

Baghdad1925USD 500.00 - 600.00Not Sold
21G.F. Angas

THE KAFIRS ILLUSTRATED - FACSIMILE REPRINT - DE-LUXE EDITON ONE OF 100 COPIES

Cape Town1974USD 700.00 - 800.00USD 500.00
22Loon (Gerard van)

ALOUDE HOLLANDSCHE HISTORI

sGravenhaage1734USD 600.00 - 700.00Not Sold
23Layard (Edgar Leopold) & Sharpe (R. Bowdler)

THE BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA

London1874 -1884USD 600.00 - 700.00Not Sold
24Charles A. Lindbergh

THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS - INSCRIBED COPY

New York1953USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 500.00
25Seutter Matthaus (1678-1757)

AFRICA MAPS - AFRICA JUXTA NAVIGATIONES ET OBSERVATIONES RECENTISSIMAS AUCTA CORRECTA ET IN SUA REGNA ET STATUS DIVISA

1730USD 500.00 - 550.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Pancho Villa, passport for a news correspondent covering the Mexican revolution, signed, 1914. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Nirvana’s <i>Nevermind,</i> CD insert signed & inscribed days after release by Cobain, inscribed by Novoselic, 1991. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Robert Indiana, <i>The Book of Love,</i> complete portfolio, artist’s proof set, 1997. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Marcel Vertés, Colette, <i>Chéri,</i> two volumes, deluxe edition, signed by the artist, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>Orlando,</i> first trade edition, first impression, London, 1928. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Mark Twain, receipt for payment of the Mark Twain Public Library Tax, 1908. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 28:</b> Gustav Klimt, <i>Das Werk von Gustav Klimt,</i> portfolio, collotype plates, 1918. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <center><b>The 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop<br></b>Catalogue 190:<br>Magnificent Books & Photographs<br><b>Free on request</b>
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Shakespeare. <i>The Second Folio</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Abraham Lincoln. Autograph note on Black troops in the Union Army (1865).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Neil Armstrong. The largest known U.S. flag flown to the Moon on Apollo 11 (1969).
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> William Henry Fox Talbot. <i>The Pencil of Nature</i> (1844-1846) the first photo illustrated book.
    <b>19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop:</b> Albert Einstein. Letter on relativity and the speed of light (1951).
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