• <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.

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
99CHARLES DE GAULLE (1890 - 1970)

CHARLES DE GAULLE A.L.S. on mourning letterhead, 1p. 8vo.,

n.p.1955USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 575.00
100CHESTER W. NIMITZ (1885 - 1966)

CHESTER W. NIMITZ Black ink signature on the back of a matchbox cover

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 175.00
101COLIN M. BARBER (1897 - 1964)

COLIN M. BARBER War-date T.L.S., 1p. 4to.,

'Headquarters, 15th Scottish Infantry Division'1944USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 62.50
102CONSTANTIN VON NEURATH (1873 - 1956)

CONSTANTIN VON NEURATH A.M. (unsigned), 2pp. legal folio, in pencil,

Nuremberg1946USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 125.00
103DIETRICH VON CHOLTITZ (1894 - 1966)

DIETRICH VON CHOLTITZ Rare, fine association signed postal cover, the Artcraft cover commemorating France in the 'Occupied Nations' series with a stamp bearing the French flag

Washington1943USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 225.00
104DON GENTILE (1920 – 1951)

DON GENTILE Rare first day postal cover including an Iwo Jima commemorative stamp

Washington.1946USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 1,000.00
105

DOOLITTLE RAIDERS A fantastic S.P., 10 x 8 in., showing a Mitchell B-25 bomber of the famous 'Doolittle Raid' taking off from the deck of the USS HORNET as the attack was launched on April 18, 1942.

1942USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,437.50
107

DOOLITTLE RAIDERS SIGNED PRINTS

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 250.00
108DOUGLAS MACARTHUR (1880 - 1964)

DOUGLAS MACARTHUR Glossy S.P.

USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 1,000.00
109DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890 - 1969)

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER War-date signed printed program, 4pp. 8vo., advertising a concert in England

1944USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 325.00
110EARLE D. CHESNEY (1900 - 1966)

EARLE D. CHESNEY . Lot of three items includes an I.S.P.

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 275.00
111EBERHARD VON MACKENSEN (1889 - 1969)

EBERHARD VON MACKENSEN War-date typed D.S. in indelible pencil as commander of the 1st Panzerarmee, signed in indelible pencil,

Headquarters'1943USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
112EDUARD RITTER VON SCHLEICH (1888 - 1947)

EDUARD RITTER VON SCHLEICH Partly-printed D.S. 1p. 8vo.,

n.p.1944USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
113EHRENFRIED BOEGE

EHRENFRIED BOEGE Rare war-date D.S. 1p. 4to.,

'Headquarters' 18th Army1945USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 112.50
114EMIL MAURICE (1897 - 1972)

EMIL MAURICE T.L.S. on his postwar professional letterhead, 1p. 4to.,

Munich1959USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 125.00
115PAUL TIBBETS (1915-2007), DUTCH VAN KIRK (1921-2014), and TOM FEREBEE (1918-2000).

ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS A fine glossy poster, 18 x 24 in., titled 'Atomic Warfare is Born',

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 200.00
116 PAUL TIBBETS (1915-2007), THOMAS FEREBEE (1918-2000), and THEODORE 'DUTCH' VAN KIRK (1921-2014).

ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS A fine signed lithograph titled 'Atomic Warfare is Born',

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 200.00
117PAUL TIBBETS (1915-2007) and THOMAS FEREBEE (1918-2000)

ENOLA GAY CREWMEMBERS A fine signed lithograph titled 'Atomic Warfare is Born',

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 225.00
118 PAUL TIBBETS (1915-2007), THEODORE 'DUTCH' VAN KIRK (1921-2014) and THOMAS N. FEREBEE (1918-2000).

ENOLA GAY SIGNED FLIGHT LOG Excellent signed color poster headed 'Navigator's Log of the 'Enola Gay'

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 325.00
119ERHARD MILCH (1892 - 1972)

ERHARD MILCH. S.P.

USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 150.00
120ERHARD MILCH (1892-1972)

ERHARD MILCH S.P.

USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 150.00
121ERICH LUDENDORFF (1865 - 1937)

ERICH LUDENDORFF Brief A.L.S. on a 6 x 2.75 in. sheet,

n.p.1922USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 225.00
122ERICH RAEDER (1876 - 1960)

ERICH RAEDER A.L.S. 'Rdr' written in pencil at the bottom of a typed note to him by his counsel, Dr. Walter Siemers, 1p. 8vo.,

Nuremberg1946USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 125.00
123ERICH RAEDER (1876 - 1960)

ERICH RAEDER A.L.S. 'Rdr' in pencil, 1p. 24mo.,

Nuremberg1946USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 112.50
124ERNST ANDRES (1921 – 1945)

ERNST ANDRES Rare war-date A.D.S. 'Andres' and signed again in full at top and three time more in the text, 1p. oblong 8vo., Aug. 26, 1940

1940USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
  • <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.
  • <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.
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