• <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.
  • <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.

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
200HUGO SUETTE (1903 - 1949)

HUGO SUETTE Late war-date T.L.S. on personal letterhead in German, 1p. 4to.,

Deutschlandsberg 1945USD 140.00 - 200.00Not Sold
201IRA H. HAYES (1923 - 1955)

IRA H. HAYES Signed first day postal cover

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 875.00
202ITALIAN RANKING OFFICERS

ITALIAN RANKING OFFICERS S.P., 9 x 11.5 in. b/w, print of Lieutenant-General LAZARRO MAURIZIO DE CASTIGLIONE (1888-1962) standing at his desk, boldly signed in blue ink, adding '15/9/53'

1953USD 140.00 - 200.00Not Sold
203JAMES F. SOMERVILLE (1882 - 1949)

JAMES F. SOMERVILLE War-date T.L.S. as C.I.C. Eastern Fleet, 1p. 4to.,

n.p. 1944USD 160.00 - 200.00Not Sold
204JAMES H. DOOLITTLE (1896 - 1993)

JAMES H. DOOLITTLE I.S.P., 8 x 10 in. b/w, showing Doolittle from the chest, up in uniform.

USD 140.00 - 200.00Not Sold
205JAMES H. DOOLITTLE (1896 - 1993)

JAMES H. DOOLITTLE I.S.P., 8 x 10 in. b/w, a chest, up pose in uniform,

USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 87.50
206JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP (1893 - 1946)

JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP A.L.S. initialed 'R' twice, 2pp. oblong 8vo.,

Nuremberg 1946USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 325.00
207JOE ROSENTHAL (1911-2006)

JOE ROSENTHAL I.S.P., 8 in. x 9.75 in. b/w, a selection of four pictures showing Rosenthal on a tour of Italy

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 112.50
208JOHANN MICKL (1893 - 1945)

JOHANN MICKL Rare D.S. in green indelible pencil, 1p. 8vo.,

Zagreb? 1944USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
209JOHANN MICKL (1893 - 1945)

JOHANN MICKL Signed photo postcard

USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
210JOHANN MICKL (1893-1945)

JOHANN MICKL A pair of partly-printed D.S.s. 1p. 4to.,

1944USD 400.00 - 500.00Not Sold
211JOHANN SINNHUBER (1887 - 1974)

JOHANN SINNHUBER D.S. 1p. 8vo., Aug. 31, 1941

1941USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 325.00
212JOHANNES BLASKOWITZ (1883 - 1948)

JOHANNES BLASKOWITZ War-date D.S. 2pp. 4to.

'Headquarters' 1944USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
213JOHN H. TOWERS (1885 - 1955)

JOHN H. TOWERS Scarce war-date T.L.S. on Pacific Fleet letterhead, 1p. 4to.,

n.p. 1944USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 62.50
214JOSEF 'SEPP' DIETRICH (1892 - 1966)

JOSEF 'SEPP' DIETRICH Partly-printed D.S. 'Dietrich', 1p. 4to.,

Munich 1934USD 400.00 - 500.00USD 425.00
215JOSEPH DE GOISLARD DE MONSABERT (1887 - 1981)

JOSEPH DE GOISLARD DE MONSABERT Lot of four T.L.S.s on his French Commander in Chief in Germany letterhead,

USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
216JOSEPH SCHREIDER

JOSEPH SCHREIDER Rare S.P., a 4 x 6 in. real photo postcard showing Schreider in an informal pose.

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 200.00
217JOSIAS, PRINCE OF WALDECK AND PYRMONT (1896 - 1967)

JOSIAS, PRINCE OF WALDECK AND PYRMONT A.D.S. 1p. 8vo.,

Arolsen 1939USD 160.00 - 200.00USD 175.00
218 ADOLF HEUSINGER, KARL BODENSCHATZ, KARL JESKO VON PUTTKAMER, ERNST JOHN VON FREYEND, HANS ERICH VOSS, OTTO GUNSCHE, NICOLAS VON BULOW, HERBERT BUCHS , and WALTER WARLIMONT

JULY 20 BOMB PLOT SURVIVORS A wonderful schematic diagram of the conference room at the 'Wolfsschanze', or 'Wolf's Lair'

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,125.00
219JURGEN STROOP GROUPING

JURGEN STROOP GROUPING An excellent document and medal grouping from the service of Meister der Schutzpolizei Peter Busch

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
220JUTTA RUDIGER (1910 – 2001)

JUTTA RUDIGER S.P., 4 x 6 in. b/w, a candid image of Rudiger standing before Hitler

USD 140.00 - 200.00Not Sold
221KARL ALLMENDINGER (1891-1965)

KARL ALLMENDINGER Scarce S.P. 4 x 5 1/2 in. b/w, a Hoffmann photo showing him in a bust portrait

USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
222KARL BOCK (1899 - 1943)

KARL BOCK D.S. 1p. 4to.,

n.p. n.d.USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 225.00
223KARL BODENSCHATZ (1890 - 1979)

KARL BODENSCHATZ Probable wardate S.P., 4 x 5.75 in. b/w, a photo postcard showing a chest-up view of Bodenschatz in left profile

USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 125.00
224KARL DIEBITSCH (1899 - 1985)

KARL DIEBITSCH War-date signature cut from a document.

USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 100.00
  • <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>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.
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