• <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.

Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers: Antiquarian and Collectible Books, 100721, Carlisle

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
10/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
Page Size: 320 items in 13 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

BRITISH MUSEUM.  Bulletin (Zoology). A run from Vol. 1 to Vol. 19. Orig. red or maroon cloth. Some small lib. stamps.

1950/1953 - 1970. GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 76.70

BRITISH MUSEUM.  Bulletin (Entomology). Vols. 1 to 27 in twenty six plus Supplements 1 to 19 in seven. Orig. red or maroon cloth, varying cond. Some small lib. stamps.

1962-1971/1973. GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 82.60

BRITH MUSEUM.  Bulletin (Geology). Vols. 1 to 21 plus Supplements 1 to 8 in four. Orig. red or maroon cloth. Some small lib. stamps.

1949/52 - 1972. GBP 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold

BRITISH MUSEUM. Bulletin (Geological Survey of Great Britain). Nos. 7 to 33 in 6 vols.

1955/57 - 1969/70GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 29.50

 Letts's Diary & Almanac for 1878 with many manuscript entries

1879GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 354.00

 Letts's Diary & Almanac for 1878 with many manuscript entries covering the period January to October (with some gaps) when the writer was based at Ambala & very active in the Afghan campaign.

1879GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

 Commission as Major (very foxed), July 1881 & as an officer in the Volunteer Force

1916GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 118.00

Military Surgeon serving in India. Slim manuscript account book

1828-1833 GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 1,003.00
8WARRAND Lt. ALEXANDER J. C., 35th Regiment.

Quarto exercise book in marbled brds., full, containing a diary (whilst he was in India), hurriedly written in pencil

1855GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 413.00

George III Military Commissions, Argyllshire Volunteers, to John Campbell (Ormidale, Ardgarten), Donald McLachlan & Arthur Forbes, each dated

1799GBP 120.00 - 180.00GBP 259.60

 (French history). Notes Ecrite a Geneve en 1829. A manuscript military & political history of France from Louis XIV to 1788.

1829GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 64.90
10WARRAND CATHERINE M., later Catherine Grant of Bught.

 2 manuscript diaries of a Scottish country lady.

1846GBP 60.00 - 100.00GBP 49.56

(Nephew of the great philosopher & professor of Scots Law). University of Edinburgh lecture ticket no 13, Lectures on Scots Law.

GBP 15.00 - 25.00GBP 47.20

Australia. 6 detailed manuscript letters, each a folded folio sheet "ship letter" of varying legibility (some written crossed across the paper) to his mother & family in Saltcoats,

C. early 1840s.GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 1,062.00

Buenos Aires. Very detailed manuscript "ship letter" to Irvine, Ayrshire describing his journey, the country, its beef farming etc. (Very legible but with a hole with loss).

Buenos Ayres 1829".GBP 30.00 - 50.00GBP 330.40

Buenos Aires & Montevideo. 6 very detailed & descriptive manuscript "ship letters"  & similar, each on a folded folio sheet, written to family in Scotland.

1829 - early 1830s.GBP 60.00 - 100.00GBP 1,003.00

 Australia etc. 3 bundles of correspondence & documents ref. the court case, Hunter v Hunter (Supreme Court, Colony of Victoria),

c.1860GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 944.00

Letters by Scottish Women. An interesting collection of 40 plus manuscript letters spanning the period 1686 to 1820s.

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 2,242.00
17DUFF HUGH ROBERT, of Muirtown.

Radiger or The Hall of Odin, A Tragedy, In Five Acts. 52pp anonymous publication, the leaves

Inverness1819GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 1,652.00

New South-Sea Annuities. 9 certificates of the purchase of Stock. Printed in red & black with manuscript details.

1770s/1780sGBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 472.00

Insurance Certificates. United and Most Beneficial Society for Perpetual Insurance Upon Lives. 3 folio certificates

1713 & 1714GBP 40.00 - 60.00GBP 306.80

Letters. 11 manuscript letters incl. from Verney Lovett Cameron, George Cruickshank (2), Joseph Chamberlain, Admiral Hornsby, F. Locker Lampson, Sir Gardner Wilkinson & Lord Shaftsbury.

GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 188.80

Letters. 20 manuscript letters

1790s - 1850s GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 283.20

Letters. 3 manuscript letters from John Kemble, the actor, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane & elsewhere

1819 (tears)GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 141.60
23(DUFF H. R., of Muirtown).

Some Reminiscences of the Years 1789-1795 more Particularly of the Expedition to the Netherlands by H.R.D.

1912GBP 50.00 - 80.00GBP 100.30
  • <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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