• <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.

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
225KARL DONITZ (1891-1980)

KARL DONITZ T.Ms.S. 1p. 4to.,

n.p. n.d.USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 300.00
226KARL DONITZ (1891 - 1980)

KARL DONITZ A.L.S., 1p. oblong 8vo.,

Nuremberg ca.1946USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 200.00
227KARL DONITZ (1891 - 1980)

KARL DONITZ A.N.S. on the bottom of a note to him by attorney Dr. Walter Siemers, 1p. oblong 8vo.,

Nuremberg 1946USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 325.00
228KARL GUTENBERGER (1905 - 1961)

KARL GUTENBERGER War-date T.L.S. on SS letterhead, 1p. 4to., to a woman.

Dusseldorf 1941USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 87.50
229KARL SCHARIZER (1901 - 1956)

KARL SCHARIZER T.L.S. on N.S.D.A.P. Gauleiter of Vienna letterhead, 1p. 4to.,

Vienna 1940USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 175.00
230KARL SCHNORRER (1919 - 1979)

KARL SCHNORRER S.P., 5.75 x 4 in. b/w, an image of Schnorrer as he lay in bed recovering from a severe wound incurred in 1943

1943USD 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
231KARL VON EBERSTEIN (1894 - 1979)

KARL VON EBERSTEIN T.L.S. on his 'SS-Oberabchnitts Sud' letterhead, 1p. 4to.,

Munich 1936USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
232KARL VON OVEN (1888 – 1974)

KARL VON OVEN D.S. 1p. 8vo.,

1942USD 160.00 - 200.00USD 125.00
233KARL WILHELM SPECHT (1894-1953)

KARL WILHELM SPECHT S.P. 4 x 6 in. b/w, a Hoffman real photo postcard showing Specht in head and shoulders

USD 160.00 - 200.00Not Sold
234KARL-FRIEDRICH MERTEN AND KARL DONITZ; KARL-FRIEDRICH MERTEN (1905-1993)

KARL-FRIEDRICH MERTEN AND KARL DONITZ Vintage S.P. 4 x 6 in. b/w, a cardstock image of the sailor half-length

USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
235KARL-JESKO VON PUTTKAMER (1900 - 1981)

KARL-JESKO VON PUTTKAMER Good pair of signed items, includes: fine content A.L.S., 2pp. legal folio,

Dusseldorf 1959USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 87.50
236ADOLF GALLAND, GUNTHER RALL, ERICH HARTMANN, HANNES TRAUTLOFT, WALTER KRUPINSKI, ADOLF GLUNZ, HAJO HERRMANN, JOHANNES STEINHOFF, WOLFGANG SPAETE, DIETRICH HRABAK, and HEINRICH SCHLEINHEGE.

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH Great postcard photograph depicting a FW-190 at an airstrip

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 475.00
237ADOLF GALLAND, GUNTHER RALL, ERICH HARTMANN, HANNES TRAUTLOFT, WALTER KRUPINSKI, ADOLF GLUNZ, HAJO HERRMANN, JOHANNES STEINHOFF, WOLFGANG SPAETE, DIETRICH HRABAK, and HEINRICH SCHLEINHEGE.

KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH Great postcard photograph depicting a FW-190 at an airstrip

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 450.00
238HEER KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (10)

HEER KNIGHTS CROSS RECIPIENTS (10) Lot of ten items signed by Army recipients of the Knights Cross.

USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
239KONSTANTIN K. ROKOSSOVSKY (1896 - 1968)

KONSTANTIN K. ROKOSSOVSKY Partly-printed D.S. in Russian, 3pp. legal folio,

n.p 1947USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 200.00
240KURT 'PANZER' MEYER (1910-1961)

KURT 'PANZER' MEYER Rare T.L.S., 1p. 4to,

Hagen 1958USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 175.00
241KURT HERRMANN (1914 - 1944)

KURT HERRMANN Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo.,

n.p. 1944USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 125.00
242LENI RIEFENSTAHL (1902 - 2003)

LENI RIEFENSTAHL I.S.P.,

1990USD 80.00 - 100.00USD 87.50
243LENI RIEFENSTAHL (1902 - 2003)

LENI RIEFENSTAHL Excellent S.P., 4 x 6 in. b/w, a dramatic chest-up portrait

USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 175.00
244LEO GEYR VON SCHWEPPENBURG (1886-1974)

LEO GEYR VON SCHWEPPENBURG T.L.S. 'Frhr. von Geyr', 1p. oblong 8vo.,

Irschenhausen 1961USD 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
245LEO GEYR VON SCHWEPPENBURG (1886 - 1974)

LEO GEYR VON SCHWEPPENBURG T.L.S., 2pp 4to.,

Irschenhausen 1969USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 62.50
246LEON DEGRELLE (1906 - 1994)

LEON DEGRELLE S.P. 4 x 6 in. color, a chest, up portrait in uniform,

1979USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 1,625.00
247LEONARD F. WING (1893 - 1945)

LEONARD F. WING War-date T.L.S. 1p. 4to.,

Headquarters of the 43d Infantry Division 1945USD 140.00 - 200.00USD 112.50
248LEOPOLD BUERKNER (1894 - 1975)

LEOPOLD BUERKNER partly-printed D.S. and 4pp. of notes entirely in his hand

Mondorf prisoner-of-war-camp 1945USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 375.00
249LUDOLF VON ALVENSLEBEN (1901 - 1970)

LUDOLF VON ALVENSLEBEN T.L.S. on his letterhead as Chief Adjutant, Reichsfuhrer-SS, 1p. 4to.,

Berlin 1939USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
  • <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>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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