• <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.
  • <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.

Alexander Historical Auctions: Summer Historical Militaria & Autographs Live Auction - Day 1, 72822, Chesapeake City

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/28/2022 - 07/28/2022
Page Size: 569 items in 23 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER’S LAST MESSAGE TO GERMANY: “I SHALL REMAIN IN BERLIN…”

1945USD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00USD 81,250.00
4ADOLF HITLER

ADOLF HITLER'S SKETCH OF HIS MUNICH OPERA HOUSE

USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 17,500.00
6

GAULEITER EDITION OF ADOLF HITLER'S 'MEIN KAMPF'

1925-1930s USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 16,250.00
15JOSEF STALIN (1879 - 1953)

JOSEF STALIN Rare, very late holograph signed front panel removed from an internal-use envelope

n.p.1953USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,687.50
18

FIFTEEN SS GENERALS' SIGNED BIRTHDAY GREETING TO HEINRICH HIMMLER

1937USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,250.00
22MAO ZEDONG (1893 - 1976)

MAO ZEDONG - AN OFFICIAL LETTER AND SIGNED ENVELOPE

1950USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 20,000.00
23

CHINESE 'SHORT SNORTER' SIGNED BY CHENNAULT TWICE, STILLWELL, OTHERS

1943USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 11,250.00
24

SEMLIN CONCENTRATION CAMP PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

1941 and 1942USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,750.00
25OSKAR SCHINDLER (1908-1974)

OSKAR SCHINDLER Excessively rare D.S.

n.p.n.d. most likely war-dateUSD 4,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,687.50
31

ADOLF HITLER'S COPY OF HOFFMANN'S 'MIT HIMMLER IN POLEN'

Berlin1939USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,062.50
32

'SHORT SNORTER' FROM EISENHOWER'S PROMOTION TO LIEUT. GENERAL

1942USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,500.00
33

R.A.F. POLISH SQUADRON 303 SIGNED BOOK & ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS

London1942USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,875.00
34(IWO JIMA FLAG RAISERS) IRA H. HAYES (1923 - 1955)

(IWO JIMA FLAG RAISERS) IRA H. HAYES Fine content A.L.S. signed twice

n.p.1953USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,625.00
35(IWO JIMA FLAG RAISERS) RENE GAGNON (1925 – 1979)

(IWO JIMA FLAG RAISERS) RENE GAGNON An important T.L.S. on Marine Corps Northeastern Recruiting Division letterhead,

Manchester, NH1947USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,375.00
36(IWO JIMA FLAG RAISERS) JOHN H. BRADLEY (1923 - 1994)

(IWO JIMA FLAG RAISERS) JOHN H. BRADLEY Fine content A.L.S., 1p. 4to.,

n.p.1954USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
37MIHAI ANTONESCU

MIHAI ANTONESCU PRESENTATION SPEECH TO ADOLF HITLER

Bucharest USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,875.00
40

'BAND OF BROTHERS' SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 5,000.00
41

'SHORT SNORTER' FROM CHURCHILL'S VISIT TO MALTA

1943USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 625.00
42

THE BIG LIE OF POLITICAL CATHOLICISM' 'Die Grosse Luge des politischen katholizismus'

Berlin 1938USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
43GEORGE MENDONSA (1923-2019) and GRETA FRIEDMAN (1924-2016)

THE V-J DAY KISS' Signed photograph

1945USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 812.50
44 DONALD F. MASON

('SIGHTED SUB, SANK SAME') DONALD F. MASON . T.L.S. 1p. 4to. on Fleet Air Wing Two letterhead, June 13, 1952

1952USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 62.50
45 FRIEDRICH VON SCOTTI AND WILHELM BERLIN

(AWARD GROUPING) FRIEDRICH VON SCOTTI AND WILHELM BERLIN

USD 160.00 - 200.00USD 100.00
46WALTER C. STROBEL (1922-1999)

(D-DAY PARATROOPER WITH EISENHOWER) S.P.

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 625.00
47

HEER KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (10) War date S.P., 3 in. x 4 in., b/w, signed on the front and verso dated 1945

1945USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
48WILHELM HUEBNER

(HITLER'S LAST APPEARANCE) WILHELM HUEBNER S.P

1945USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 325.00
  • <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>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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