• <b><center>Sotheby’s<br> The Library of Henry Rogers<br>Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven<br>Part I<br>18 May 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> John James Audubon and James Bachman. <i>The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: J.J. Audubon, 1845-1848. £150,000 to £250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Thomas and William Daniell. <i>Oriental Scenery,</i> London, 1795-1807 [but 1841], 6 parts in 3 volumes, folio. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Mark Catesby. <i>The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands...</i> London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Gould and Lear. <i>A monograph of the Ramphastidae,</i> 1854; <i>Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae,</i> 1832. £60,000 to £90,000.
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Susan B. Anthony & Ida Husted Harper, <i>The History of Woman Suffrage,</i> first edition set, New York, 1881-1922. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Georgia Douglass Johnson, <i>Bronze: a Book of Verse,</i> first edition, Boston, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Elaine Fried de Kooning, small archive of material. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Focus on Women<br>June 2, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Helena Bochoráková-Dittrichová, <i>Z Mého Detství Drevoryty,</i> first edition, Prague, 1929. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Chicago Women’s Graphics Collective, <i>Cry Out,</i> silkscreen poster, Chicago, 1972. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann June 2:</b> Pearl S. Buck, <i>The Good Earth,</i> first edition, New York, 1931. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Birds.- Gould (John). <i>The Birds of Great Britain,</i> 5 vol., first edition, [1862-]1873. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Canadiana.- Cockburn (Maj. Gen. James Pattison, 1779-1847), After. [Six Landscape of Quebec City and Six Views of Niagara Falls], 2 suites in 1 vol., comprising 12 aquatints, 1833. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> number 218 of 150 copies on verge d'arches, Paris, Shakespeare & Company, 1922. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first paperback edition, signed by the author, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Du Maurier (Daphne). <i>Rebecca,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to her governess, 1938. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Magna Carta.- An exact copy of King John's Great Charter of 1215, transcribed from the fire damaged but legible manuscript in the Cottonian Library, British Library, J. Pine, 1733. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Woolf (Virginia). <i>Mrs Dalloway,</i> first edition, Hogarth Press, 1925. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Tudor exiles opposed to the Marian regime.- Mary I (Queen of England) Letter signed "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, signed at head, titled at head "By the King and Quene", 1556. £8,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> America.- Newfoundland.- Whitbourne (Sir Richard). <i>A discourse and discouery of Nevv-found-land…,</i> second edition, By Felix Kingston, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha,</i> 4 vol., Madrid, Por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Stubbs (George). <i>The Anatomy of the Horse,</i> first edition, first issue, Printed by J. Purser, for the Author, 1766. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cardiology.- Lower (Richard). <i>Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinus et Chyli in cum Transitu,</i> first edition, 1669. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Old master, modern and contemporary art<br>Maps & Orientalia<br>8th-9th-10th of June 2022
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Giuseppe Aloja, Veduta di Napoli dalla parte di Chiaia. Starting price: € 1650
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Abraham Ortelius, Mappa dell'Atlantico del Nord. Starting price: € 280
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Max Klinger, Für alle. 1884. Starting price: € 360
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Katsushita Taito II, Kacho gaden. Starting price: € 320
    <b>Gonnelli Auction House:</b> Blub, Galileo Galilei. Starting price: € 100

Heritage Auctions: Treasures from the Melvin "Pete" Mark, Jr. Collection, 6256, Dallas

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/07/2022 - 05/07/2022
Page Size: 109 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
43001

[Magna Carta]. By Permission of... [the] Trustees of the Cottonian Library. This Plate being a correct Copy of King John's Great Charter, taken from an Original... [London]: John Pine, [1733]. First impression.

London1733USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00USD 52,500.00
43002

[Declaration of Independence]. In Congress, July 4, 1776. The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America... Washington: William J. Stone, [1823 or later].

Washington1823 or laterUSD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00USD 375,000.00
43003

Charles Cornwallis. Revolutionary War-dated autograph letter signed ("Cornwallis").

New York1781USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00USD 40,000.00
43004

Robert Morris. Letter signed ("Robt. Morris").

1782USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00USD 19,375.00
43005

[United States Constitution]. The Constitution, Proposed for the Government of the United States of America, by the Federal Convention, Held at Philadelphia, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Seven... Philadelphia: Printed by Hall & Seller

Philadelphia1787USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00USD 68,750.00
43006

[Bill of Rights]. Gazette of the United States. [New York: John Fenno], Wednesday, September 23, 1789. No. 47. Contains one of the earliest public printings of the Bill of Rights.

New York1789USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00USD 25,000.00
43007

Benjamin Latrobe. Autograph letter signed ("B. Henry Latrobe").

Washington1805USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 4,000.00
43008

A Paul Revere, Sr. Silver Punch Strainer Retailed by Davis Palmer & Co.

circa1750 USD 12,800.00 - 19,200.00USD 15,000.00
43009

A Paul Revere, Jr. Silver Table Spoon, Boston, circa 1790.

circa1790USD 6,400.00 - 9,600.00USD 25,000.00
43010

A Pair of Paul Revere, Jr. Silver Communion Dishes, Boston, 1801.

1801USD 64,000.00 - 96,000.00USD 68,750.00
43011George Washington.

George Washington. Historic autograph manuscript [unsigned].

after 1784USD 48,000.00 - 72,000.00USD 162,500.00
43012Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson. Printed document signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Secretary of State.

1791USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00USD 25,000.00
43013George Washington.

George Washington. Autograph letter signed ("[Go:W]ashington").

Mount Vernon1798USD 48,000.00 - 72,000.00USD 106,250.00
43014John Adams.

John Adams. Extraordinary autograph letter signed ("John Adams").

Quincy1813USD 48,000.00 - 72,000.00USD 106,250.00
43015James Madison.

James Madison. Autograph letter signed ("James Madison").

Montpellier1818USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 37,500.00
43016Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson. Extraordinary autograph letter signed ("Th: Jefferson").

Monticello1818USD 24,000.00 - 36,000.00USD 45,000.00
43017Rembrandt Peale.

Rembrandt Peale. Autograph letter signed ("Rembrandt Peale").

New York1857USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 1,500.00
43018William Henry Harrison.

William Henry Harrison. Autograph letter signed ("Willm. Henry Harrison") to James Monroe.

Cincinnati1814USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 4,500.00
43019William Henry Harrison.

William Henry Harrison. Autograph letter signed ("W H Harrison").

Cincinnati1838USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 5,250.00
43020William Henry Harrison.

William Henry Harrison. Four-language ship's passport signed ("W. H. Harrison") as President.

Port of New Bedford1841USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 100,000.00
43021Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin.

Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. 1860 Presidential poll book from Franklin, Indiana.

1860USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00USD 1,250.00
43022

[Civil War – South Carolina Ordinance of Secession]. The State of South Carolina... An Ordinance To dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other States united with her under the compact entitled "The Constitution of the United States o

Michigan1865USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 12,500.00
43023William T. Sherman.

William T. Sherman. Sherman's Brigadier General shoulder straps worn during the Battle of Shiloh accompanied with his war-dated presentation autograph letter signed ("W.T. Sherman").

Memphis, Tennessee,1862USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00USD 27,500.00
43024

[Emancipation Proclamation]. Abraham Lincoln. By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. [Washington: Government Printing Office, circa January 5, 1863]. Fourth edition.

Washington1863USD 64,000.00 - 96,000.00USD 50,000.00
43025Abraham Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln. Historic Civil War-dated document signed ("Abraham Lincoln").

1863USD 64,000.00 - 96,000.00Not Sold
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>Initial A on vellum, Cologne around 1300. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Androuet du Cerceau, <i> Bastiments de France,</i> 1607. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei,</i> 1886. Est: €2,500
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>L. de Austria, <i>Compilatio de astrorum scientia,</i> 1489. Est: €9,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>B. Besler, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> around 1750. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br><i>PAN,</i> 1895-1900. Est: €15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Colonna, <i>Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,</i> 1545. Est: €40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Schiller, <i>Die Räuber,</i> 1781. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Albers, <i>Formulation : Articulation,</i> 1972. Est: €18,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>G. B. Ramusio, <i>Delle navigationi e viaggi,</i> 1556-1613. Est: €14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>M. Wied Neuwied, <i>Reise in das Innere Nord-America,</i> 1839-41. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Paolozzi, <i>Bunk,</i> 1972. Est: €25,000
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