• <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Conquest of Peru.- Cieza De León (Pedro de). <i>Parte primera de la chronica del Peru,</i> first edition, Seville, Martín de Montesdoca, 1553. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Mandeville (Sir John). <i>Tractato bellissimo delle piu maravigliose cose & piu motabile che sitrovino nelle parte delmondo,</i> Florence, [Lorenzo Morgiani], 1496-99. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Bible leaf, Latin. Single leaf from the Gutenberg Bible, [Mainz], [Johann Gutenberg & Johann Fust], [c.1454/55]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Publicius (Jacobus). <i>Ars oratoria. Ars epistolandi. Ars memorativa,</i> first edition, Venice, Erhard Ratdolt, 1482. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Biblia Pauperum.- Single leaf from a blockbook Biblia Pauperum in Latin, from the Wiblingen copy of Schreiber's edition III, Netherlands, 1465. £25,000 to £35,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> South America.- Brazil.- Steinmann (Johan Jacob). <i>Souvenirs de Rio de Janeiro,</i> Paris, chez Rittner & Goupil, 1837. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Asia.- Polo (Marco). <i>In cui si tratta le meravigliose cose del mondo per lui vedute,</i> Venice, Matteo Pagano, 1555. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Sir Joshua Reynolds' copy.- Donne (John). <i>Poems, by J.D. With elegies on the authors death,</i> the Joshua Reynolds-Philip Bliss copy of the first edition, Printed by M[iles]. F[lesher]. for Iohn Marriot, 1633. £20,000 to £30,000
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Gilbert (William). <i>De Magnete,</i> first edition, Peter Short, 1600. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on paper<br>Thursday 29th September 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Audubon (John James). <i>The Birds of America,</i> 8 vol., New York, George R. Lockwood, [c.1889]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Pratchett (Terry). <i>The Colour of Magic,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1983. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, Sep. 29:</b> Flaubert (Gustave). <i>Trois Contes,</i> first edition, one of 100 copies on papier de Hollande, Paris, Charpentier, 1877. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> JOYCE, James. <i>Ulysses.</i> London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1937. PRESENTATION COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION PRINTED IN ENGLAND. $50,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [SHACKLETON, Ernest]. –– BROWNING, Robert. <i>Poetical Works of…</i> London: Smith and Elder, 1906. PRESENTED TO SHACKLETON AND THE OFFICERS OF THE NIMROD BY A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York: George R. Lockwood, [1870]. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> ARISTOTLE. Opera, in Greek, parts one and two only: Organon and Natural Philosophy I. Edited by Aldus and others. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1 November 1495–February 1498. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> COOK, James, Capt. [Collected Voyages]. First and Second Voyages: London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1773, 1777; Third Voyage: London: H. Hughes for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. $14,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne (“Mark Twain”). <i>The Writings of…</i> Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1899–1900. $12,000 to $16,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>The Poems of…</i> Edited by Frederick S. Ellis. Hammersmith: William Morris for the Kelmscott Press, 1893. $12,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> LONDON, Jack. <i>The Call of the Wild.</i> New York: The Macmillan Company, 1905. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY LONDON. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> CROWLEY, Aleister (1875–1947). <i>The Winged Beetle.</i> London: privately printed, 1910. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>October 20, 2022</b></center>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> WILDE, Oscar (“C.3.3.”). <i>The Ballad of Reading Gaol.</i> London: Leonard Smithers, January 1898. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> DRYDEN, John. <i>Fables Ancient and Modern; translated into verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace, & Chaucer: with original poems.</i> London: John Tonson, 1700. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Oct. 20:</b> [MAP]. LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van. <i>Delineatio Orarum Maritimarum…</i> London: John Wolfe, 1598. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> John Adams Signed Ship's Passport, partly printed DS as president, signed “John Adams.”
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Extremely Rare James Garfield DS as President Appointing Revenue Service Agent.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Babe Ruth 1939 Cooperstown cover boldly signed — with photo.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Incredible Harry S. Truman Kansas City Auto Club sales ledger maintained by Truman!
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Important Herbert Hoover 4 pg ALS about Chinese Gold Mining.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Rare Calvin Coolidge ALS as President.
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Abraham Lincoln Signed Appointment.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Ironic John Kennedy Jr. Handwritten report on why he is accident report form when he attended Collegiate School in 1975.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Katherine Bates Signed -“America! America! God shed his grace on thee.”
    <center><b>One of a Kind Collectibles Auctions<br>Rare Autograph & Documents<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Apollo 11 - Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Amassed Over Four Decades, an impressive 1100+ piece collection of entertainment and notables.
    <b>One of a Kind, Sep. 29:</b> Mark Twain / Samuel Clemens Signed Letter and Card.

Potter and Potter Auctions: Online Book Auction, 1137, Chicago

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/21/2022 - 07/21/2022
Page Size: 492 items in 20 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1BLOCH, Robert (1917–1994).

Psycho.

New York1959USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 187.50
2BLOCK, Lawrence (b. 1938).

A group of 42 volumes, including: A Long Line of Dead Me; Candy (as Sheldon Lord); Even the Wicked; Such Men Are Dangerous; A Walk Among the Tombstones; and others.

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 360.00
3BONNAMY, Francis.

A group of 8 titles, including: A Rope of Sand.

1945USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 240.00
4CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The Big Sleep.

New York1939USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 343.75
5CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

Farewell My Lovely.

New York1940USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
6CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The High Window.

New York1942USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 150.00
7CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The Little Sister.

London1949USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 180.00
8CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

The Long Goodbye.

London1953USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 390.00
9CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

Playback.

London1958USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
10CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959).

A group of 20 Chandler novels, collections, adaptations, and collaborations, including: The Annotated Big Sleep.

New York2018USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 437.50
11[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 13 biographies, including: CORMAN, Catherine. Daylight Noir: Raymond Chandler’s Imagined City.

New York2009USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 150.00
12[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 20 volumes relating to Raymond Chandler’s Hollywood career, including: LUHR, William. Raymond Chandler and Film.

New York1982USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 218.75
13[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 19 volumes of interviews, letters, and celebrations including: GARDINER, Dorothy and WALKER, Kathrine Sorley (editors).

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 180.00
14[CHANDLER, Raymond (1888–1959)].

A group of 39 paperback volumes, including: The Big Sleep.

New York1945USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 108.00
15CHRISTIE, Agatha (1890–1976).

A group of 11 works, including: The Secret of Chimneys (1925); The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926, sixth printing); The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1927); …

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 812.50
16CONNELLY, Michael (b. 1956).

A group of 39 volumes, including: The Black Ice; The Fifth Witness; The Last Coyote; The Lincoln Lawyer; Void Moon; and others.

USD 250.00 - 350.00USD 390.00
17CRAIS, Robert (b. 1953).

A group of 23 volumes, including: Chasing Darkness; Indigo Slam; Lullaby Town; Stalking the Angel; and others.

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 180.00
18CRUMLEY, James (1939–2008).

A group of 33 volumes, including: The Final Country; The Last Good Kiss; The Mexican Tree Duck; One to Count Cadence; The Right Madness; and others.

USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 600.00
19CRUMLEY, James (1939–2008).

A group of 4 original screenplays and manuscripts, including: a presentation copy manuscript of The Mexican Tree Duck bound in red cloth with an accompanying TLS from James Crumley to novelist Kent Anderson; …

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 330.00
20

[DETECTIVE FICTION]. A group of 31 volumes by Len Deighton and S.S. Van Dine, including: Berlin Game; The Bishop Murder Case; The Canary Murder Case; An Expensive Place to Die; …

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 187.50
21

[DETECTIVE FICTION]. A group of 30 volumes, including: BRUCCOLI, Matthew J. and LAYMAN, Richard (eds.).

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 330.00
22

[DETECTIVE FICTION]. A group of 25 volumes, including works by: George C. Chesbro, Rick DeMarinis, James Sallis, and Bob Truluck.

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 120.00
23

[DETECTIVE & MYSTERY]. A group of 23 titles by S.S. Van Dine, Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Ross Macdonald and others, including: VAN DINE. The Garden Murder Case.

New York1935USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 812.50
24

[DETECTIVE & MYSTERY]. A group of 44 titles by Laurence Block, Leslie Charters, James Cain, and Rex Stout, including: CAIN. Galatea.

New York1953USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 1,140.00
25

[DETECTIVE & MYSTERY]. A library of over 180 advanced reading copies, including authors: Julian Symons, William F. Nolan (Dashiell Hammett biographies), Len Deighton, Richard Condon, Francis Nevins Jr….

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 562.50
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Antiquarian Books<br>Including a series of views of Milan<br>September 27 to October 4</b></center>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Livius, Historia Romanae decades, Venice, Vindelinus de Spira, 1470, contemporary Morocco. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Blaeu, Nieuw Stedeboeck van Italien (Piemont), The Hague, 1724-1725, 8 volumes, marbled calf gilt. €70,000 to €90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Baysio, Rosarium decretorum, Venice, 1481, later vellum. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> [Niccolò da Poggibonsi], Viaggio da Venetia al santo Sepulchro, Venice, 1529, later half calf. €2,000 to €3,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Sep. 27 – Oct. 4:</b> Hieronymus, Epistole [Italian], Ferrara, 1497, blue crushed morocco with the Rocco di Torrepadula arms. €12,000 to €15,000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Extensive archive of papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> George Catlin, <i>North American Indian Portfolio,</i> 1844. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, Carefully Translated…after the Best Jewish Authorities, Philadelphia, 1853-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript Americana<br>September 29, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Wedding book of Eleanor Roosevelt’s bodyguard, Earl Miller, signed by the Roosevelts, 1932. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Textile titled <i>The Resignation of Pres’t Washington,</i> Scotland, circa 1800. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Gideon Welles, Pass for President Lincoln’s White House funeral, 1865. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann September 29:</b> Confirmation of arms and nobility in favor of the Diez y Mora family, Madrid, 1710. $2,500 to $3,500.
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