• <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Rare 1778 Engraved map of Colonial Philadelphia after George Heap (1714-1752) and Nicholas Scull (1687-1761). $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Author signed and inscribed <i>THE FOUNTAINHEAD,</i> stated First Edition, by Ayn Rand, published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York, 1943. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) autograph letter, signed, as President, to Nathan Reid detailing Jackson’s intervention on behalf of Reid's grandson. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Edward Steichen (Luxembourg/American, 1879-1973) portfolio of photographs, "The Early Years 1900-1927, 12 Hand-Gravure Prints" #41/1000, printed in 1981. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, TLS, one-page typed letter on The White House, Washington, D.C., stationary to John Marshall Butler. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two Pre-Civil War slave related letters, including one written by Mariah, a female domestic slave of James Vincent Musgrove (1814-1890) to her daughter. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two author signed and inscribed Ayn Rand related books, including one Rand signed <i>WE THE LIVING,</i> London 1940 edition. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> PLAN DE LA VILLE DE MEMPHIS (ETATS-UNIS) 40,000 HABITANTS pen and ink with watercolor hand drawn drainage system map, circa 1870. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Scarce Mezzotint portrait of Thomas Pownall, Colonial Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1757-1760) and South Carolina (1760). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print. $500 to $700.
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
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Australian Book Auctions: Australia and the Pacific, Voyages and Travels, Maps, Ephemera, Literature, Natural History including Angling etc.

Auction Reports

Auction Name Australia and the Pacific, Voyages and Travels, Maps, Ephemera, Literature, Natural History including Angling etc. Total Sales (AUD) 126,269.20
Auction Date 09/21/2020 - 09/21/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD) 84,510.00
Sale Number #97 High Estimate of Lots Sold (AUD) 131,940.00
Total Lots 213
Sold Lots 164 Low Estimate of All Lots (AUD) 114,640.00
% of Lots Sold 77.00% High Estimate of All Lots (AUD) 180,270.00
Unsold Lots 49 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 70.04%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
164 JOHNSON, Samuel.

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE,

1755 AUD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 AUD 11,980.00
184 SWIFT, Jonathan.

TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD.

1726 AUD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 AUD 7,787.00
209 NEWTON, Helmut.

SUMO.

1999 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 7,188.00
30 RICKMAN, John.

JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN COOK’S LAST VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN,

1781 AUD 4,000.00 - 7,000.00 AUD 6,589.00
72 PTOLEMY. RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

LA GEOGRAFIA DI CLAUDIO TOLOMEO,

1561 AUD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 AUD 5,990.00
21 MARRA, John.

JOURNAL OF THE RESOLUTION’S VOYAGE,

1775 AUD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 AUD 5,031.60
75 SEUTTER, (Matthaeus).

DIVERSI GLOBI TERR-AQUEI

circa 1730). AUD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 4,312.80
57 DU VAL, P.

CARTE DES INDES ORIENTALES.

1665 AUD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 AUD 3,833.60
67 MAFFEI, Peter.

INDIARUM ORIENTALIUM OCCIDENTALIUMQUE DESCRIPTIO,

1589 AUD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 3,833.60
37 SPENCER, Walter Baldwin (editor).

REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE HORN SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA.

1896 AUD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 AUD 3,594.00
56 CORONELLI, Vincenzo.

MARE DEL SUD

circa 1691. AUD 2,600.00 - 3,600.00 AUD 3,114.80
8 DUTTON, Henry Hampden.

ACROSS AUSTRALIA BY MOTOR.

[1909]. AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00 AUD 2,635.60
146 BARBIER, George (illust): Paul VERLAINE.

FETES GALANTES.

September 1928. AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,635.60
39 STOKES, John Lort.

DISCOVERIES IN AUSTRALIA;

1846 AUD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,276.20
61 HISCOCKS, F.E., & Co.

NEW VICTORIAN COUNTIES ATLAS 1874.

1874 AUD 500.00 - 700.00 AUD 2,276.20
52 BUNTING, Heinrich.

EUROPA PRIMA PARS

1581]. AUD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 2,156.40
93 MACQUARIE, Major-General Lachlan, Governor.

ORIGINAL LAND GRANT

1821 AUD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 AUD 2,156.40
43 CHEVALIER, Nicholas.

FINE PORTRAIT DRAWING OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE.

AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00 AUD 1,677.20
156 DOYLE, A. Conan.

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES,

1902 AUD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 AUD 1,557.40
81 ZATTA, Antonio.

NUOVE SCOPERTE

1776 AUD 800.00 - 1,200.00 AUD 1,437.60
4 CORDELL, H.

ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK OF THE BAY.

1876-7. AUD 600.00 - 800.00 AUD 1,317.80
53 COOK, Lieut. J.

A CHART OF NEW SOUTH WALES, OR THE EAST COAST OF NEW HOLLAND

1773 AUD 300.00 - 500.00 AUD 1,317.80
10 EVANS, George William.

A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION

1822 AUD 200.00 - 400.00 AUD 1,138.10
165 JOYCE, James.

ULYSSES.

1922 AUD 800.00 - 1,600.00 AUD 1,138.10
2 CLUTTERBUCK, James Bennett.

PORT PHILLIP IN 1849.

1850 AUD 400.00 - 500.00 AUD 1,018.30
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
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