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Bonhams: Highlights from the Medical Library of the late James Tait Goodrich, Part II - bidstart 2/16

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Auction Name Highlights from the Medical Library of the late James Tait Goodrich, Part II - bidstart 2/16 Total Sales (USD) 458,955.00
Auction Date 02/24/2021 - 02/24/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 172,900.00
Sale Number #26730 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 259,500.00
Total Lots 215
Sold Lots 200 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 191,400.00
% of Lots Sold 93.02% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 286,300.00
Unsold Lots 15 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 160.31%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
219 CUSHING, HARVEY.

Original Photograph annotated by Harvey Cushing, a 5 x 8 inch gelatin silver print depicting Cushing at the emergency entrance to New Haven Hospital, annotated in Cushing's hand "unmistakably an emergency," c.

1937 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 20,312.00
189 OSLER AND CUSHING SIGNED PORTRAITS.

Two signed photograph portraits each a 4 x 6 inch gelatin silver print, framed together (21 x 16 inches) and matted:

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 19,062.00
184 CUSHING, HARVEY.

Autograph Letter Signed ("Harvey Cushing") to Dr. [William H.] Howell, requesting a leave of absence "for a year of work abroad,"

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 16,562.00
108 RIDLEY, HUMPHREY.

The Anatomy of the Brain.

1695 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 10,200.00
220 CUSHING, HARVEY.

Meningiomas: Their classification, regional behavior, life history, and surgical end results.

1938 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 10,200.00
221 CUSHING, HARVEY.

Autograph Letter Signed ("H.C.") to Lucien Price presenting a copy of Meningiomas and reminiscing,

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 10,200.00
201 [CUSHING, HARVEY. ]

A Journal of the Harvard Medical School Unit to the American Ambulance Hospital in Paris, Spring of 1915.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 9,562.00
30 BURTON, ROBERT.

The Anatomy of Melancholy.

1624 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 8,925.00
213 CUSHING, HARVEY.

Typed letter, a draft heavily corrected and revised in Cushing's autograph, to Joseph S. Ames ("Dear Joe") explaining his declining of an offer from Hopkins,

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 8,287.00
224 OSLER, WILLIAM.

A large collection (approximately 217) of offprints, extracts and journals from Sir William Osler, including approximately 155 offprints and separate issues, 30 journals, and 32 extracts, primarily:

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 8,287.00
48 FABRICIUS VON HILDEN, WILHELM.

Opera quae extant omnia, partim ante hac excusa, partim nunc recens in lucem edita.

1646 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 7,650.00
185 JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL

Album containing 60 photographs, mounted 1 per page on black paper, gelatin silver prints, each roughly 98 x 75 mm, 1903-1904, of the original staff in the early years of Johns Hopkins Hospital,

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 7,012.00
132 VESALIUS, ANDREAS.

De humani corporis fabrica, Lib. I [and] Lib. II.

1552 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 6,375.00
168 MORGAN, JOHN.

Autograph Letter Signed ("John Morgan") to "the Committee of the Medical Society of New Haven" on the exchange of books and papers "through this, yet new world, this rising country,"

USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,120.00
46

A group of 9 works,

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,355.00
138 VIEUSSENS, RAYMOND DE.

Neurographia universalis.

1716 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 5,355.00
8 BELL, CHARLES.

The Anatomy of the Brain, Explained in a Series of Engravings.

1802 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 5,100.00
27 BROWNE, THOMAS.

Religio Medici. Group of 10 editions,

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 5,100.00
65 HARVEY, WILLIAM.

The anatomical exercises of Dr. William Harvey ... concerning the motion of the heart and blood.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 5,100.00
111 RIVILLA BONET Y PUEYO, JOSE DE.

Desvios de la naturaleza: o Tratado de el origen de los monstrous....

1695 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,100.00
173 OSLER, WILLIAM.

Two early pamphlets inscribed to "W.A.J." presumably William Arthur Johnson, Osler's first influential teacher, including:

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,100.00
106 RAMSAY, ALEXANDER.

Anatomy of the Heart, Cranium and Brain....

1813 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,845.00
140 VIRCHOW, RUDOLF.

Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begrendung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre.

1858 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,845.00
205 OSLER, WILLIAM.

Typed Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to [Howard A.] Kelly, referencing the big four at Johns Hopkins,

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,845.00
207 CUSHING, HARVEY.

The Life of Sir William Osler.

1925 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,845.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
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